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Accounting

Part-Time Instructor
SJC Long Island

The Department of Accounting seeks a part-time accounting instructor to teach Principles of Auditing on the Long Island Campus located in Patchogue, NY. The class begins in late August 2015 and meets once a week in the evenings. Individuals with an active CPA license, master's degree, and relevant audit experience are invited to apply. Candidates with teaching experience are preferred. Resumes should be emailed to mchance@sjcny.edu.

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Admissions

Admissions Counselor (Graduate and Adult Programs
SJC Brooklyn

The graduate admissions counselor will report to the director of graduate and professional studies admission.

This full-time professional will serve as a primary recruiter of prospective adult and professional students to St. Joseph’s College.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Recruit freshmen, transfer, graduate and international students to St. Joseph’s College.

2. Interview and host prospective students and meet with their families.

3. Evaluate completed freshman and transfer applications for decision, and assign transfer credit.

4. Evaluate applicants and award merit based scholarship.

5. Coordinate graduate admissions decisions with respective program directors.

6. Cultivate prospects via tele-counseling and email.

7. Represent St. Joseph’s College at on campus and off campus recruitment events.  

8. Act as liaison with departments of assigned special programs.

9. Assist with various admissions tasks as directed by the Office of Admissions.

10. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

1. Excellent interpersonal skills.

2. Must have a valid driver’s license and have the ability to travel.

3. Ability to be organized and pay attention to detail.

4. Ability to prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, cycle etc.

5. Ability to work long hours and weekends.

6. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

1. Ability to drive or travel.

2. Ability to work long hours and weekends.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required, plus 1-2 years related experience preferred.

Please email letter of interest and resume to Roberto Figueroa II, Director of Graduate and Professional Admissions at rfigueroa@sjcny.edu.

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Art

Adjunct Professor in Web and Graphic Design
SJC Brooklyn

The Art Department at St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn is accepting applications for an Adjunct Professor in Web and Graphic Design, beginning August 2015. This temporary position is for the 2015-2016 academic year. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong background in graphic design and interactive web design as well as a broad knowledge of design issues and practices. We seek a teacher with excellent communication skills who is actively engaged in creative work. Courses available include Graphic Design I and II and Web Design with Wordpress where students make a Portfolio Site in one semester. Our department is unique in that Art is a minor here, and not a major, so students come from diverse majors such as Marketing, Journalism and Computer Science. Preferred requirements are: MFA in Graphic Design or related area and a professional portfolio. College-level teaching experience beyond the TA level is also preferred. Please include your CV and link to your Portfolio website when applying. CVs should be emailed to Jane Beckwith, Chair of the Art Department, at jbeckwith@sjcny.edu.

Tenure Track Position
SJC Long Island

The Art Department at St. Joseph’s College's Long Island Campus invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Art History for Fall 2015.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Art History strongly preferred; ABD in Art History close to completion will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a record of scholarly activity which may include research, presentation, publication, or curatorial projects.
  • College teaching experience is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach four courses per semester including, but not limited to: Western Survey, Modern Art and American Art, and must be comfortable working with undergraduate education. 
  • Continue active scholarship.
  • Participate in student advisement and departmental assessment.
  • Commitment to service in the Art Department and SJC community.

To Apply:

  • Email cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references.
  • All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references.
  • All information is to be emailed to: arthissearch@sjcny.edu

Deadline: Review of all complete applications (including all elements listed above) will begin on May 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. St. Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Adjunct Professor
SJC Long Island

The Department of Art at the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph's College is seeking a part-time faculty member to teach Art History Survey starting in January 2015. The preferred candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Art History and a record of teaching excellence at the college level. An ABD will be considered. A cover letter and résumé should be sent to: Dawn Lee, Chair Art Department at dlee@sjcny.edu.

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Biology

Two Full-Time Tenure Track Positions
SJC Long Island

The Department of Biology invites applications for two tenure-track position in Biology, beginning in Spring 2016 (start time is flexible) at its Patchogue, Long Island Campus. Successful candidates will teach lecture and laboratory courses supporting the pre-healthcare programs, the biology major and the core for non-science majors. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Biology, demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education and have a strong interest in encouraging student scholarship and research. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in the following fields: Environmental or Ecological Microbiology, Marine Biology, Population Genetics. Previous teaching experience, at the college level, is desirable. Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to Dr. Frank Antonawich at fantonawich@sjcny.edu (or mail to: Dr. Frank Antonawich, Biology Chair, St. Joseph’s College, 155 Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772) for consideration. Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2015. St. Joseph’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Business Office

Cashier
SJC Brooklyn


This full-time position in a very busy office requires cashier and basic accounts receivable knowledge. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. They must be able to multitask and be able to handle a fast paced, high volume work environment. Knowledge of Datatel is a plus.


Tuesday and Wednesday nights and some weekend hours are required.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Customer Service – Servicing students at window and answering phones
  • Cash Receipting (manual and electronic) and using the Rapid Reader Check Machine to process check payments and knowledge of adding machine
  • Analyzing Student Accounts
  • Letter Writing
  • Setting up Promissory Notes
  • Filing

Please fax resume with cover letter to Joy Privitera at 631.650.2528.

St. Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

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Communication Studies

Assistant Professor
SJC Long Island

The Department of Communication Studies at St. Joseph's College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Communication Studies to begin spring 2015. The selected candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and learning, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline, and participate actively in the college community.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach eight undergraduate courses per academic year, including courses in Speech Communication, Interpersonal Communications, Intercultural Communications, Oral Interpretation, Voice and Diction, Non-Verbal Communications and Small Group Discussion
  • Advise students academically, which involves meeting with students throughout the academic year
  • Engage in scholarly activity
  • Serve on departmental, campus and collegewide committees and task forces

Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in Communications, or related field, is required; a Ph.D. is strongly preferred
  • Demonstration of excellence in teaching and learning, to include a commitment to integrating new technologies into the teaching-learning process
  • Experience teaching a broad array of foundational courses effectively
  • Experience in theatre arts beneficial, but not required

Please send your curriculum vitae and cover letter to: CommStudiesSearch@sjcny.edu EOE - M/F/D/V

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid Counselor
SJC  Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s College seeks a full time Financial Aid Counselor for the Office of Financial Aid at its Brooklyn campus.  Under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of Financial Aid, the Financial Aid Counselor will provide excellent customer service and assistance to a diverse population of students, staff and faculty.  In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for reviewing financial aid applications, performing verification and awarding financial aid packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Counseling students and their families about financial aid options
  • Administering federal and campus student employment
  • Monitoring institutional scholarship programs
  • Maintaining student files
  • Ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Representing the Office of Financial Aid at various recruitment events
  • Conducting presentations at on and off campus events
  • Assisting the Director and Assistant Director with special projects as assigned
  • Other various duties as assigned by the Director and Associate Director

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • One to two years of related experience preferred
  • Strong analytical , organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Additional Information:

The position is a full time, Monday through Friday position; however some evening and/or weekend hours are required during peak processing times or for recruitment/outreach events.  Periodic travel for professional development and training will also be necessary.  This position will require occasional travel to the Long Island campus when needed.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Vanessa Barrios (vbarrios@sjcny.edu), Associate Director of Financial Aid, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205.  St. Joseph’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V

Institutional Advancement

Planned Giving Officer
SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island

Summary:

St. Joseph’s College New York is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college with campuses located in Patchogue on Long Island and in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. The Patchogue campus serves approximately 3,000 undergraduates and 600 graduate students on a 30-acre lakeside campus. The Brooklyn campus serves approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from its urban location in three blocks of the dynamic Clinton Hill neighborhood. 

The Planned Giving Officer (PGO) will serve both campuses, and can be located on either of the College’s two campuses. The PGO will report to the Sr. Director of Development (who serves both campuses of St. Joseph’s College.) 

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

The Planned Giving Officer is responsible for seeking opportunities and developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects, ensuring that donors and potential donors are inspired by the College’s mission and engaged in supporting the organization. The primary objective of each of these positions is to nurture and develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. The PGO is entrusted with the responsibility for recognition and stewardship of major and planned giving donors.

As part of a larger advancement team, the PGO reports to the Sr. Director of Development and collaborates with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, College President, various Vice Presidents, colleagues in Alumni & Development, Trustee leadership, and volunteer leadership to oversee and grow the Planned Giving area.

Essential Duties & Functions of the Job:

Fundraising:

  • Responsible for developing strategies and approaches to achieve annual revenue goals and to generate ever-higher levels of support for the planned giving program.
  • Direct efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward potential estate/planned giving donors. Forge relationships with donors and nurture the inclination of annual donors to perpetuate their giving through planned gifts.
  • Prepare proposals on behalf of the College and present project ideas to prospects for outright and deferred gifts. Coordinate activities with prospects’ attorneys and/or financial advisers -- possibly including children or other family members -- to determine the most appropriate method of deferred giving and to ensure necessary arrangements for collection of gifts.
  • Coordinate all deferred giving with the College administration to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and College investment policies.
  • Act as primary relationship manager for individual and private (family) foundation prospects of $10,000+/year to reach or exceed annual funding goals. 
  • Envision and coordinate targeted fundraising activities and events for prospective and current major donors, and for the cultivation and recognition of current major donors and committed estate donors (Aquinas Society members).
  • Ensure that all planned giving donors receive annual, consistent recognition and an accounting of the impact of their gift to St. Joseph’s.
  • Design and oversee implementation of programs and tools to maintain, steward and upgrade planned giving donors.
  • Support the President, Vice President and Sr. Director in working with the Board of Trustees Advancement Committee and Campaign Planning Committee.
  • Assist other development staff and officers of the College with gifts of tangible personal property and gifts of real estate.
  • Collaborate with IA staff to leverage gift opportunities using planned giving vehicles.
  • Assist in the review and evaluation of proposed policies and procedures; make recommendations for improvements in the estate planning program.
  • Responsible for the success of program growth and performance to reach annual revenue goals, and to ensure planned gifts at St. Joseph’s are highly efficient, effective, ethical and well leveraged.
  • Work with the Sr. Director on annual planning, budgeting and goal setting for planned gifts-related activities.
  • Act as a goodwill ambassador when required.  Prepare and deliver speeches and presentations to service organizations, business groups and boards.
  • Track and report relationship management activity using the Raiser’s Edge constituent management system including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospective and current individual major and planned gift donors.
  • Perform other work incidental to the work described herein.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree program or more.
  • Work requires three-to-five years’ experience in the legal field, gift planning, fund raising, non-profit management, financial management, or a related field in order to acquire skills necessary to develop and coordinate major gift and estate planning programs to promote ever-increasing levels of philanthropic support of St. Joseph’s College by alumni, faculty and friends.
  • Specialized knowledge related to planned giving and major gifts fundraising. Able to work effectively with donors and personal advisers.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet financial goals for a development program.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, to multi-task and work successfully with a high degree of attention to detail and minimum supervision.
  • Evidence of superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills with the ability to represent the College’s mission and interests to a diverse group of people. Special emphasis on demonstration of outstanding writing and editing strength.  Ability to listen is essential.  Able to ask leading questions which encourage prospects and donors to talk about themselves and their activities.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong project management skills.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team setting as well as work independently.
  • Local, regional and national travel required.
  • Occasional weekend and evening responsibilities.
  • Professional attitude and appearance.

Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience.

Deadline:

Please email letter of interest and resume to Carrie Bhada c/o Victoria Irwin at virwin@sjcny.edu. No phone calls, please.

Review of letters of interest and resumes will begin August 5 and will continue until the position is filled.


Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
SJC Long Island

Summary:

St. Joseph’s College New York is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college with campuses located in Patchogue on Long Island and in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.  The Patchogue campus serves approximately 3,000 undergraduates and 600 graduate students on a 30-acre lakeside campus.  The Brooklyn campus serves approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from its urban location in three blocks of the dynamic Clinton Hill neighborhood.

The Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations serves both campuses of the College from a primary office on the Patchogue, Long Island campus. The position reports directly to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement for the College.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

The Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations serves as an advancement leader and integral team member of the College’s advancement team.  The primary function of the Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations is to create and implement a comprehensive corporate and foundation relations fundraising plan for the College. 

The director will identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward grants from private and corporate foundations and from other grant-making entities. The incumbent will actively engage in working to establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sectors that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of the College.  The incumbent will staff campus leadership as it engages with the leadership of corporations and private foundations.

The position advances the College’s interests by researching and identifying sources of support, proactively seeking opportunities to generate new proposals based on corporate/foundation guidelines and interests, and by maintaining strong communication ties with corporate and foundation directors and/or program officers.

Essential Duties:

Design, implement and manage a comprehensive proactive development plan focused on expanding and enhancing corporate and foundation relationships by directing and coordinating activities related to obtaining corporate and foundation monetary support.

 Work closely with development staff, alumni engagement staff, and other College representatives to create opportunities to build awareness among corporate and foundation constituencies in order to build and significantly expand positive fund-raising relationships.      Advise faculty, administrators and staff on corporate and foundation areas of interest and special requirements in the development and presentation of proposals.  Initiate opportunities for faculty, administrators and program leaders to interact with corporate and foundation prospects; interpret corporate and foundation interests to College constituencies.

Manage the entire grant application process for assigned corporate and foundation prospects. Serve as the primary writer/editor for all corporate and foundation grants, and be responsible to prepare and collect all required documentation.  Develop highly competitive proposals and other fundraising materials to support solicitation of grants and corporate and foundation gifts.

Maintain a rigorous schedule of contacts with corporate and foundation representatives, creating moves management plans including compelling presentations and comprehensive fundraising proposals.

Maintain high quality stewardship for active corporate and foundation prospects and donors. Manage a calendar of grant reporting deadlines ensuring that stewardship and reporting requirements are met to sustain successful partnerships.

Participate in NACRO (Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers), CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and the Foundation Center networks and resources. Utilize on-line resources, publications, grant-seeking user groups, professional colleagues and professional conferences to identify potential funding sources.

Develop and execute an annual operating plan with accountable quarterly monetary and activity goals.

Realizing that individuals as well as the corporate entity can hold corporate wealth, maintain a major gift portfolio by cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individuals who have, or who control, corporate wealth.

Maintain a flexible work schedule, including some evening and weekend meetings, and local, regional and national travel to engage with donors and prospects.

Assist with other development projects as needed and directed by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Qualifications Requirements:

A bachelor’s degree, CFRE certification preferred, and a minimum of 3-5 years demonstrated successful corporate and/or foundation fundraising experience or sponsored research procurement, preferably in higher education.

Proven success in securing corporate and foundation gifts through personal solicitation and prospect management.  Ability to demonstrate successful experience and effectiveness in prospect identification, relationship building, solicitation and stewardship.

Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal and organizational skills.

Strong attention to detail; goal and results-oriented; self-motivated; ability to make decisions independently.

Must be a collaborative and team-oriented individual; possess the ability to maintain enthusiasm for hard work, changing priorities and multiple deadlines. 

Have the ability to interact effectively with a diverse community of constituents.

Substantive corporate and foundation relations experience is preferred. Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and foundations.

Salary range: Commensurate with experience

Please email letter of interest and resume to Carrie Bhada c/o Victoria Irwin at virwin@sjcny.edu.  No phone calls, please.

Review of letters of interest and resumes will begin August 5 and will continue until the position is filled.


Director, Reunion Giving & Special Campaigns
SJC Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s College New York is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college with campuses in Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island. This position opening is for the Brooklyn Campus. The Brooklyn Campus serves approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from its urban location in three blocks of the dynamic Clinton Hill neighborhood.

Duties and Goals: The Director of Reunion Giving & Special Campaigns is a member of the College Advancement team and reports to the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Reunion Giving is a component of the overall Annual Giving program.

  • Direct five reunion giving campaigns and their respective committees including the 60th, 50th, 40th, 25th, and 10th anniversary classes of undergraduate Arts & Sciences alumni.
  • Craft messaging for email and mail communication including a purposeful reunion giving campaign video.
  • Set attainable goals for each reunion giving campaign based on prior giving trends and ability of class members.
  • Recruit, train, and manage reunion gift volunteers (both current reunion year and pre-reunion year volunteers), approximately 50-60 volunteers in total.
  • Maintain frequent contact with volunteers through visits, correspondence, and telephone.
  • Utilize the Office of Institutional Advancement’s database and research team for tracking donors and potential donors regularly checking for potential donor prospects. Ensure contact information is properly documented, along with notes and/or news on donors.
  • Coordinate a reunion giving phonathon in conjunction with the Annual Fund phonathon, establishing a unique message centered around anniversary class giving.
  • Manage individual class pages for each campaign including updating information and goals as funds are raised. Monitor progress closely to ensure goals are reached.
  • Attend Annual Fund, Reunion and Centennial events to encourage giving.
  • Maintain an assessment model to track monthly goals.
  • Assist the Director of Annual Giving and Scholarship Programs with the Senior Giving Campaign.
  • Work with the Director of the Centennial to create a reunion giving message and presence at Centennial events and through planned programming.
  • Stay aware of projects, high-level initiatives and emerging issues and trends with reunion giving staff members in other institutions of higher education, implementing ideas where improvements can be made to the reunion giving program.
  • Collaborate with the Alumni Engagement officer for graduate and professional alumni to develop specific reunion giving campaigns for these cohorts.
  • Work with the Alumni and Advancement teams to learn and implement best cross-platform practices for donor acquisition and retention, volunteer recruitment, and leveraging cross-campus opportunities for alumni engagement.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Office of Institutional Advancement by working on special projects and performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. 

Qualifications and Requirements: Work requires skills generally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree program or more;

  • Demonstrated success in working effectively and positively with volunteers;
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, to multi-task and work successfully with a high degree of attention to detail and with minimum supervision; 
  • Evidence of superior interpersonal communications and presentations skills with the ability to represent the College’s mission and interests to a diverse group of people; 
  • Special emphasis on demonstration of outstanding writing and editing strength.  Ability to listen is essential.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong project management skills;
  • Local and regional travel required;
  • Occasional weekend and evening responsibilities;
  • Professional attitude and appearance.

Deadline:  Please email letter of interest and resume to Carrie Bhada c/o Victoria Irwin at virwin@sjcny.edu.  No phone calls, please. Review of cover letters and resumes will begin June 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. St. Joseph’s College New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  M/F/D/V


Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
SJC Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s College New York is an independent, coeducational liberal arts college with campuses located in Long Island and Brooklyn. Founded in 1916, the Brooklyn campus serves approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from its urban location in three blocks of the dynamic Clinton Hill neighborhood and over 12,000 alumni.

The Assistant Director will report directly to the Director of Alumni Engagement (who serves both campuses of St. Joseph’s College.) and will work on the Brooklyn campus. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as liaison to various on campus academic and administrative departments as assigned.
  • Process all Alumni Grant applications. Monitor all applicant information and assure that all necessary documents are received. Produce letters of acceptance and rejection.
  • Organize, manage and attend alumni/advancement events, including those related to the College’s Centennial, to foster the growth of the St. Joseph’s alumni community.
  • Measure and assess event success and participation through established protocols.
  • Utilize social media to promote alumni programs and events and College happenings.
  • Manage recent alumni programs, including creation and execution for GOLD (graduates of the last decade) alumni events, volunteer activities and benefits targeted to this specific audience.
  • Liaise to the Alumni Association Board of Directors to develop and offer recent alumni programs.
  • Formalize and grow the Alumni Mentoring program for the Brooklyn campus.
  • Manage and grow alumni benefit programs and seek out additional opportunities.
  • Collaborate with on campus departments to ensure smooth transition of on campus students to the alumni association, including participation in (but not limited to) programs related to graduation, Commencement activities, student philanthropy, student leadership experience, etc. 

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least two years of work experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, ability to multitask and work successfully with a high degree of attention to detail and with minimal supervision.
  • Evidence of superior interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to represent the mission of the College.
  • Ability to engage with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Professional attitude and appearance.
  • Nights and weekends will be required of this position. 

Deadline: Please email letter of interest and resume to Paige Carbone, Director of Alumni Engagement at pcarbone@sjcny.edu. Review of letters of interest and resumes will begin August 17, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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I.T.Services

Client Services Technician I
SJC Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s college is looking to fill a full time position on our Brooklyn Campus (Monday-Wednesday 1:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.). The Client Services Technician will provide technical support to computer clients of St. Joseph’s College. In addition to various technical skills, this position requires the ability to successfully interact with a variety of “Clients” including, but not limited to, Students, Faculty, Staff, and Outside Vendors. It requires a professional demeanor, tact, diplomacy, and the ability to think on one’s feet in a variety of dynamic situations.  

Essential Functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Answer user inquiries regarding computer software or hardware operation to resolve problems.
  • Enter commands and observe system functioning to verify correct operations and detect errors.
  • Install and perform repairs to hardware, software, peripheral equipment following design and installation specifications.
  • Set up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper installation of cables, operating systems, or appropriate software.
  • Maintain records of daily data communication transactions, problems, and remedial actions taken, or installation activities.
  • Read technical manuals, confer with users, or conduct computer diagnostics to investigate and resolve problems or to provide technical assistance and support.
  • Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
  • Document instructions and procedures for proper install of new software.
  • Refer major hardware or software problems or defective products to vendors or technicians for service.

Qualifications:

  • Training in vocational school, related on-the-job experience, or an Associate’s degree preferred.
  • One or more years of work-related experience preferred.  
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
  • Strong telephone and interpersonal contact skills required.
  • Ability to use computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.  

Please email cover letter, salary requirements and résumé to techjobstechnician@sjcny.edu.

Programmer Analyst
SJC Brooklyn or SJC Long Island

The Enterprise Systems Programmer Analyst I consults with users, provides technical assistance, reporting, programming and technical support for the College’s enterprise Student Information System – Ellucian .  The individual must work collaboratively with other technical support and development personnel.  Responsible for custom software development, day-to-day support and administration of Ellucian Colleague, the college-wide administrative system, as well as support of other core academic, administrative, and business information systems by maintaining and enhancing vendor-supplied software and other enterprise information systems.  This person will perform systems analysis and applications programming involving single or multiple information technology systems. Works closely with College faculty and staff to assess needs, evaluate options, and implement solutions to support daily operations and the strategic initiatives of the College.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform software development projects using Colleague Studio (Eclipse), .Net, and other scripting languages.
  • Answer and follow-up on customer calls forwarded from the College’s help desk related to applications created and supported.  Ensure customer satisfaction throughout this process.
  • Record, update and monitor help desk requests in an issue tracking system.
  • Work with customers and/or Enterprise Systems Director to create applications to fill business needs of the College
  • Create technical documentation explaining program functions (document code), database structures, and integrations with other applications
  • Document, answer general questions, and work with Enterprise Systems Director as necessary to provide training to customers on use of developed applications
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology related field.
  • Experience producing and supporting applications
  • Experience creating user documentation and providing user training

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, to serve a diverse constituency
  • Proficiency in several of the following areas:  MS SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft SharePoint, Eclipse, .Net, C#, PL/SQL, Windows XP/Vista/7, Visual Basic, Perl, Java, and PowerShell scripting
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office and a variety of Microsoft application development tools
  • Must achieve background check clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with development and support of enterprise-wide ERP systems
  • Experience with development and support of Microsoft SharePoint applications
  • Experience with development and support of Microsoft .NET applications
  • Knowledge of SQL

This job can be based on either the Brooklyn or Long Island campus and may require travel between the campuses. Please email cover letter, salary requirements and résumé to techjobs@sjcny.edu.

Journalism and New Media Studies

Interim  Associate  Chair
SJC Long Island

The Journalism and New Media Studies Department of St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue seeks a full-­time faculty member to teach and serve as Interim Associate Chair of the Journalism and New Media Studies program for Academic Year 2015-­2016. NOTE: A search for a tenure-­track Associate Chair will be conducted during the 2015-­2016 academic year and an Interim Associate Chair with the proper credentials and qualifications will be eligible to apply for the tenure-track position.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach six undergraduate courses per academic year, including but not limited to: Introduction to Journalism, History of Media, Digital Reporting, New Media Workshop (digital video production), Business of New Media, Senior Thesis in Journalism and New Media.
  • Advise students academically, supervise internships.
  • Schedule courses, hire and supervise adjuncts as needed.
  • Engage in program assessment, write reports, collaborate with colleagues and administration. Work with admissions staff to recruit and attend recruiting events.

Qualifications:

  • M.A./M.J. in journalism or related new media field required; Ph.D. strongly preferred. (Ph.D. in media studies, journalism or related new media field required for the tenure-­track AC position. (ABD’s with imminent completion date will be considered.))
  • Must demonstrate excellence in teaching.
  • A relevant combination of an advanced degree (M.A.) and work experience will be considered for the Interim position.
  • Experience as a web-­native or convergent journalist/new media maker and some combination of the following: new media studies, the business of journalism or new media, mobile/backpack journalism (digital video production), emerging media and/or social networks.
  • Ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
  • Active research agenda and demonstrated capacity for future scholarly achievements preferred. (Required for consideration for permanent AC position.)

To Apply:

  • Email cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, examples of journalistic/production work (links to online content are preferred) and contact information for three references to Christopher Frost, Ph.D., Executive Dean, LI Campus at: JNMSsearch@sjcny.edu.
  • All applicants are required to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted electronically by their references. Letters should attest to the candidate’s qualifications and fit for the job, previous experience and potential for success leading a JNM program at an undergraduate liberal arts college. They should be emailed directly to: Dean Christopher Frost at: JNMSsearch@sjcny.edu.

Adjunct Faculty, Business and Economic Reporting
SJC Long Island

The Journalism and New Media Studies Department of St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue seeks a part time faculty member to teach JNM330: Reporting Business  and the Economy in the Fall, 2015 semester. This is an upper-­division, majors-­only specialized reporting class that teaches students the conventions and specifics of researching and reporting business, industry and the economy on global, national, transnational, regional and local levels.

Minimum qualifications for this position are: A master’s degree in journalism with a record of published business reporting or a master’s degree in a related field with substantial professional experience (5-­10 years minimum) reporting on business and the economy. This is an excellent opportunity for a working professional to share his or her knowledge and experience with an enthusiastic group of aspiring journalists. 

Please note that a master’s degree is required for this position as is evidence of current or very recent specific experience and publication in the area of business reporting.

To apply:  send via email a cover letter, resume, published writing samples (links to online publications are fine) and the contact info for three references to: Dr. MJ Robinson, Associate Chair, Journalism and New Media Studies, mrobinson5@sjcny.edu.


Adjunct Faculty, Reporting Science and The Environment
SJC Long Island

The Journalism and New Media Studies Department of St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue seeks a part time faculty member to teach JNM350: Reporting Science and the Environment in the Fall, 2015 semester. This is an upper-­division, majors-‐ only specialized reporting class that teaches students the conventions and specifics of researching and reporting science and environmental topics on global, national, transnational, regional and local levels.

Minimum qualifications for this position are: A master’s degree in journalism with a record of published science reporting or a master’s degree in a related field with substantial professional experience (5-­10 years minimum) reporting on scientific and environmental issues. This is an excellent opportunity for a working professional to share his or her knowledge and experience with an enthusiastic group of aspiring journalists. 

Please note that a master’s degree is required for this position as is evidence of current or very recent specific experience and publication in the area of science reporting.

To apply: send via email a cover letter, resume, published writing samples (links to online publications are fine) and the names of three references to: Dr. MJ Robinson, Associate Chair, Journalism and New Media Studies, mrobinson5@sjcny.edu.

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Marketing and Communications

Senior Graphic Designer
SJC Long Island

Position Overview:
Working as a key member of the marketing design team in the Office of Marketing and Communications, the Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for producing high-level design concepts that meet institutional marketing strategies from concept to completion while still conforming to established branding guidelines. He/she will work directly with internal clients and track daily projects in conjunction with the creative production team to support brand and business objectives. 

Position duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design graphics, assets and communication deliverables that align with brand standards and enhance the client experience
  • Work with marketing, strategy, writers, technical teams and advertising agency to create designs that effectively support brand and business objectives
  • Develop graphic design concepts and execute on multiple projects from concept to final publication or production
  • Promote and enforce the graphic identity and institutional brand of the College
  • Design and develop logos, print materials and multimedia content adhering to the College’s brand
  • Assist in the development of graphic ideas, themes, images and logos to promote SJC programs and events
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with the creative team on branding initiatives and college-wide marketing campaigns
  • Lead the creation of new design elements, templates and materials as needed
  • Perform the final layout and design of various types of publications
  • Work with external print vendors, quoting out projects
  • Checking printer's proofs for accuracy
  • Edit, modify and manipulate digital photographs
  • Provide design support for the website
  • Work directly with external clients from concept to completion
  • Project management and close follow-up on all projects
  • Utilize knowledge of design and cultural trends to guide solutions
  • Manage multiple projects with critical deadlines
  • Other duties assigned as needed

Functional Relationships – Departments with which this position interacts:

  • All academic departments
  • All administrative offices

Level of supervisory oversight:

Minimal. Due to the nature of the work and the fast-paced environment in which it is produced, the Senior Graphic Designer must demonstrate ability to carry out job duties and responsibilities collaboratively and with minimal supervisory oversight.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years professional graphic design experience

Skills/Abilities:

  • Sophisticated design skills and knowledge of current design trends
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and time management skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat
  • Knowledge of Web design preferable

Resumes should be sent to marketingjobs@sjcny.edu.

Philosophy

Adjunct Professor
Long Island Campus

There is an immediate opening for an adjunct instructor in philosophy for the spring 2014 semester. We have two courses available, running on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Master's degree in philosophy is required. Please send a cover letter and CV to Wendy C. Turgeon, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Philosophy at wturgeon@sjcny.edu.

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Physical Sciences

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry
SJC Brooklyn

The Department of Physical Sciences at St. Joseph’s College, with campuses in Brooklyn and Patchogue, Long Island, invites applications for a Brooklyn-based adjunct professor of chemistry beginning in fall 2014 to teach General Chemistry lab (afternoon) and/or Biochemistry for science majors (morning). Candidates must be available on Tuesday and Thursday, and have a master's degree in chemistry or equivalent education. Prior teaching experience is desirable.

Please send Curriculum Vitae/Resume and references to: jrehmann@sjcny.edu. Jill Rehmann, Ph.D., Department of Physical Sciences, St. Joseph’s College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205.

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Student Health Services

College Nurse (Part-time nine-month position)
SJC Long Island

The Office of Student Health Services will be staffed by a Registered Professional Nurse licensed to practice nursing in New York State. This position reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

Major Objectives:

Primary health care is provided to students of St. Joseph’s College within the acceptable professional nursing standards and protocols approved by the New York State Board of Nursing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Devises, implements, and evaluates plans of care utilizing sound clinical judgment based on assessment of physical, psychological, emotional, societal and environmental needs of the student.
  • Provides education about treatment of medical condition, and appropriate preventative measures as needed.
  • Offers continuity of care as needed, based on original and/or ongoing assessment of student’s status.
  • Assesses real and or potential health hazards relating to current health status, including analysis of risky behaviors that cause impact on health status.
  • Educates and encourages students to recognize and change behaviors that have a negative impact on their health.
  • Works collaboratively with the college physician and others medical disciplines involved in the delivery of total student care when clinical care exceeds the RN scope of practice established by the New York State Board of Nursing.
  • Consults, refers, and collaborates with other disciplines of the student life staff within the SJC community (wellness, counseling services, athletic  trainer, campus ministry)
  • Acts as a resource to the campus community with regard to health issues.
  • Provides support to parents concerned with their child’s illness or injury, while respecting the confidentiality of the student.
  • Documents in the student’s medical record utilizing clear, concise language noting the reason for the student’s visit, the objective findings upon examination, the assessment of the problem, and the plan for treatment with follow up care as needed.
  • Evaluates outcomes of nursing care

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Trains work-study students as peer health educators and on procedures and policies within Student Health Services.
  • Orders medical, pharmaceuticals, and laboratory supplies as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Vice President of Student Life.

Demonstrates Excellence:

  • Communicates effectively in a non-threatening manner and has a non-judgmental approach when interacting with others.
  • Conveys open-mindedness regarding issues and concerns of students.
  • Exhibits a desire to truly help those in pain whether it is physical, emotional, or spiritual.
  • Is a good listener and treats others with a caring, compassionate and empathetic manner.
  • Recognizes and performs within accepted scope of practice.
  • Displays a sensitivity and knowledge of cultural differences among students.
  • Educates students about their health so they will become smart consumers of the healthcare system and advocate for themselves upon graduating from SJC.
  • Make competent decisions utilizing education and skills obtained through professional education and development.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills with a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and the ability to deal effectively with a variety of people in a broad range of relationships and situations.
  • Remains calm in emergency situations and is compassionate when dealing with angry/frustrated students and parents.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Health related field
  • 3 or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably in college health.

Licenses, Certifications and other Requirements:

  • New York State Registered Nurse License in good standing
  • Current certification in CPR/AED through American Red Cross or American Heart Association only.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing and walking.
  • Dexterity sufficient to manipulate objects with fingers.
  • Communication skills using the English spoken word.
  • Vision sufficient to see within normal parameters.
  • Hearing sufficient to hear within normal range.
  • Limited physical effort.
  • Limited exposure to physical risk-communicable diseases
  • Able to occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.

This job description in no way states or implies that these dut