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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

Graduate Admissions Counselor
SJC Long Island

The graduate admissions counselor will report to Jodi A. Duffy, director of graduate and professional studies admission.

This full-time professional will build relationships with prospective graduate students in an effort to attract students well-suited to St. Joseph’s College’s graduate programs. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Representing the College at graduate fairs and off-campus recruiting events. Responsible for providing students all information related to the College and answering any questions a student may have related to the College or graduate programs.
  • Managing and traveling to recruitment events. May require overnights.
  • Meeting with and counseling prospective students.
  • Conducting appropriate follow-up via phone, email, and written correspondence with prospects to meet enrollment goals.  
  • Recording all contacts with prospective students and applicants in through the college’s CRM (Recruiter).
  • Provide excellent customer service to all prospective students.
  • Complete responsibilities in a timely fashion.
  • Attend all on campus recruiting events.
  • Working on specified evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Evaluate transcripts and review required admissions documents.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of expertise in the use of Recruiter and the Colleague Information System.
  • Monitor the communication flow for their respected case load.
  • Plan and help coordinate on campus events; information sessions, open house, enrollment student days, etc.
  • Interview and evaluate prospective applicants; Advise and register admitted students.
  • Executing other admissions responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate should have an understanding of the selective, private college admission process.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree, master’s preferred. 
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Must feel comfortable in a team-oriented, collaborative work environment.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to learn and work with technology; specifically word processing environments, internet navigation, databases and email correspondence.
  • Social media experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of St. Joseph’s College and its programs.
  • A commitment to the College’s mission.
  • A valid driver's license.

Functional Relationships:

This position interacts with the following:

  • Office of the Registrar
  • Office of Financial Aid
  • Academics departments
  • Office of Student Life

Risk if job responsibilities not carried out accurately or effectively (Accountability):

Failure to carry out job responsibilities in an accurate, effective and ethical manner would negatively impact our recruitment efforts. Also, our reputation and ability to meet enrollment goals would be negatively impacted. 

Level of Supervisor Oversight:

Moderate. Must be able to carry out job duties and responsibilities with moderate supervisory oversight.   

Candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.

All resumes are to be sent to the attention of Roberto Figueroa, director of graduate and adult admissions at rfigueroa@sjcny.edu.

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Adolescence Education

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
SJC Long Island

St. Joseph’s College Long Island Campus is seeking a full-time assistant professor in the Department of Adolescence Education, with a specialization in mathematics education, for a tenure-track faculty position beginning September 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in mathematics education on the 7-12 grade certification level and foundational education; supervision practicum and student teaching experiences; advising majors at the undergraduate level; serving on department and college committees; and engaging in scholarly activity.

Qualifications include a New York State professional or permanent certification in Mathematics 7-12 and a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics, education or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university is preferred. A minimum of two years of mathematics teaching students at the middle or high school level is required, and higher education experience is preferred. Infusion of technology into instruction is expected. Send CVs to Sister Nancy Gilchriest at ngilchriest@sjcny.edu. St. Joseph’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education
SJC Long Island

St. Joseph’s College Long Island Campus is seeking a full-time assistant professor in the Department of Adolescence Education, with a specialization in social studies education, for a tenure-track faculty position possibly beginning September 2014.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in social studies education on the 7-12 grade certification level and foundational education; supervision practicum and student teaching experiences; advising majors at the undergraduate level; serving on department and college committees; and engaging in scholarly activity.

Qualifications include a New York State professional or permanent certification in Social Studies 7–12 and a Ph.D. or Ed.D in history, education or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university is preferred. A minimum of two years of social studies teaching students at the middle or high school level is required, and higher education experience is preferred. Infusion of technology into instruction is expected. Send CVs to Sister Nancy Gilchriest at ngilchriest@sjcny.edu. St. Joseph’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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Child Study

Administrative Assistant
SJC Long Island

St. Joseph’s College, Long Island Campus, is currently seeking a part-time administrative assistant who thrives in a fast paced, challenging work environment. This position is based in Patchogue. Monday through Friday, flexible work hours required. Minimum of 20 hours per week September through June, fewer hours per week required July and August.

Required skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and maintain focus while managing interruptions
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Sensitivity and commitment to confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel, and competence in general computer usage

Duties will include but aren’t limited to:

  • Assisting the Child Study Elementary Placement Coordinator with all aspects of student teaching and fieldwork placement assignments
  • Communicating with students, faculty, staff and school district personnel both verbally and via email
  • Researching student issues
  • Inputting and monitoring of multiple databases
  • Preparation of memos and packets of pertinent placement information for SJC course instructors
  • General administrative and clerical support
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

High school diploma required, college degree preferred.

Please send resumes to Sister Mary Ann Cashin, Child Study Department Chair, mcashin@sjcny.edu, by August 3.

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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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Institutional Advancement

Senior Director of Development
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 Senior Director of Development (SDOD) can be located on either of the College’s two campuses, will serve both, and report directly to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (who also serves both campuses of St. Joseph’s College.) 

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent 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 is to nurture and develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. The SDOD is entrusted with the responsibility for recognition and stewardship of major donors.

As part of a larger advancement team, the SDOD reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and collaborates with the College President, various Vice Presidents, colleagues in Alumni & Development, Trustee leadership, and volunteer leadership to oversee and grow the Major Gift and Annual Fund areas.

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 major donor and planned giving programs.
  • Direct efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward potential major donors. Forge relationships with donors and nurture the inclination of annual donors to perpetuate their giving through planned gifts.
  • Develop strategic funding requests based on the College’s short, intermediate, and long-term funding goals for high net worth individuals. Prepare proposals on behalf of the College and present project ideas to prospects for outright and deferred gifts.
  • Envision and coordinate targeted fundraising activities and events for prospective and current major donors.
  • Ensure that all major donors receive annual, consistent recognition and an accounting of the impact of their gift to St. Joseph’s.
  • Design and oversee implementation of programs to renew and upgrade donors at the $1,000 plus level.
  • Support the President and Vice President in working with the Board of Trustees Advancement Committee and Campaign Planning Committee.
  • Assist in the review and evaluation of proposed policies and procedures; make recommendations for improvements in development.

Management:

  • Responsible for the success of program growth and performance to reach annual revenue goals, and to ensure that major gifts at St. Joseph’s are highly efficient, effective, ethical and well leveraged.
  • Manage, direct and lead the annual giving staff to formalize, streamline and grow the program.
  • Work with the Vice President on annual planning, budgeting and goal setting for development related activities.
  • Work with the Vice President on the implementation and ongoing management of of a metrics evaluation system to manage and track development work.
  • Assist in the recruitment and coaching of volunteer leadership and maximizing individual talents with the needs of the program.
  • 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, alumni affairs, public relations, fund raising, non-profit management, sales and promotions, marketing, 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 nation 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, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

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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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Library Services

Part-Time Reference and Instruction Librarians
McEntegart Library • SJC Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s College seeks two part-time evening and weekend librarians for the McEntegart Library on the Brooklyn Campus, located in the historic neighborhood of Clinton Hill. Successful candidates will provide reference services to students, faculty and staff (in person and via phone, email and chat); library instructional services in a classroom setting in support of the academic curriculum; and academic support including bibliography preparation, subject guide maintenance, display rotation and other duties in keeping with an academic library serving traditional and non-traditional students. It is essential to be committed to working collaboratively as well as independently. Specific responsibilities of successful candidates will be refined by the Director of Libraries after hire, building on strengths and interests and the evolving needs of the library.

Required:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience in providing reference and information services in person and remotely
  • Professional-level proficiency in database searching and technology skills
  • Demonstrated ability to teach students at the post-secondary level
  • Availability for two weeknights (Monday through Thursday from 4-9 p.m.) and a weekend day to rotate between Saturday and Sunday
  • References from professional librarians or library school faculty

Desired:

  • Experience with LibGuide software and a learning management system (Blackboard, Canvas, etc.)
  • Ability to create online tutorials for campus-based and distance education students
  • Experience with a library ILS, especially Voyager
  • Ability to use social media to promote library collections and services
  • Experience assisting non-native speakers of English
  • Supervisory experience

Review of applications will begin immediately, with preference given to those whose credentials are received by 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Send resume/CV and cover letter addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy, Executive Director of Libraries, at bklibrary@sjcny.edu (SUBJECT LINE: PT Librarian). We will accept electronic submissions only; no phone inquiries or hard copy materials. 


Part-Time Library Assistants
McEntegart Library • SJC Brooklyn

St. Joseph’s College seeks two part-time evening/weekend library assistants for the McEntegart Library on the Brooklyn Campus, located in the historic neighborhood of Clinton Hill. Successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills; perform routine circulation functions (including discharge and acceptance of books, media, reserve materials, etc.); receive and record payments related to overdue fines and print card purchases; answer phones and email; locate and shelve materials; monitor printer/copier paper; and other duties in keeping with an academic library serving traditional and non-traditional students. Essential employment is maintaining strict confidentiality of user records. Specific responsibilities of successful candidates will be refined by the Director of Libraries after hire, building on strengths and interests and the needs of the library.

Required:

  • Some post-secondary education
  • Courteous, tactful demeanor working with librarians, college staff, students, and faculty
  • Accurate adherence to library rules, policies, and procedures
  • Professional demeanor when explaining library policies to students, faculty, staff
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware problems and/or report to information technology staff
  • Working knowledge of  technology, including MS Office applications and library software programs
  • Ability to locate, retrieve, move, and lift books; strength to push library cart with books

Desired:

  • Associate or Baccalaureate degree (MLIS students welcome to apply)
  • Facility with technology, including a library ILS, especially Voyager
  • Experience using social media to promote library collections and services
  • Experience assisting non-native speakers of English

Hours:

  • Position #1: two weeknights 6-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (30-minute lunch)
  • Position #2: two weeknights 6-10 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • The ability to switch shifts on an as-needed basis is highly desirable
  • Weeknights include Monday-Thursday

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled. Send resume/CV and cover letter addressed to Dr. Elizabeth Pollicino Murphy, Executive Director of Libraries, at bklibrary@sjcny.edu (SUBJECT LINE: Library Assistant). We will accept electronic submissions only; no phone inquiries or hard copy materials. 

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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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Technology Education

Full Time Instructional Designer
SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island

The Instructional Designer will collaborate with faculty and program staff to develop high quality online, hybrid/blended, and technology-enhanced courses to advance technology based teaching and learning initiatives. This position involves working with diverse constituencies to ensure compliance with best practices in pedagogy, methodology, use of digital content, articulation of course outcomes, as well as the adaptation of traditional land-based courses and programs for online delivery. Under the supervision of the Dean, the Instructional Designer will team with the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning and the Technology Education Department to facilitate faculty development projects, course creation and design. Based out of the Long Island campus at Great River, the position will require substantial land-based interactions on the Brooklyn and Patchogue, Long Island campuses.

Responsiblities:

  • Collaborates with instructors on the pedagogical design and development of curriculum content by identifying existing content and developing strategies to conversion to e-learning environment.
  • Partners with faculty, administration and other assessment stakeholders to identify and appropriately align measurable learning outcomes, instructional resources, and assessment strategies for online and hybrid/blended courses.
  • Provides training and mentoring for effective course development and delivery in the electronic environment for first time online professors.
  • Works with faculty and staff to evaluate emerging instructional technologies and teaching methodologies.
  • Investigates innovative uses of technology in teaching and learning and promotes the use of specialized applications, equipment and services, including face-to-face interaction and all e-learning environments.
  • Assists in the development, implementation and management of effective systems for developing online and hybrid/blended programs in accordance with college policy and protocols.
  • Functions as project manager for online and hybrid/blended course development projects from initial design through implementation and assessment of new and redesigned courses.
  • Provides and develops professional development opportunities in various formats and delivery modes to assist faculty and program staff individually or in groups regarding online pedagogy, course design and delivery and LMS management training and methods.
  • Assists faculty and program staff with accessibility compliance requirements.
  • Works closely with other college stakeholders to develop multimedia learning objects and technologically enhanced learning modules.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in instructional design, distance learning or a directly related field.
  • Minimum of two years of systematic design of instruction for online, hybrid/blended and technology-enhanced traditional courses.
  • Experience working with faculty in a higher education environment.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design.
  • Understanding of educational theory and best practices related to online learning and teaching.
  • Understanding of pedagogical principles in relationship to adult learners.
  • Experience using course management systems, multimedia applications and other instructional tools.
  • Familiarity with graphic design elements, digital repositories and other resources appropriate for online instruction.
  • Ability to work independently and productively on multiple projects.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with an emphasis on instructional design, instructional technology, or closely related field.
  • Three or more years in an instructional design/development position or relevant experience
  • Three or more years experience consulting with faculty on the design and implementation of online course materials.
  • Experience converting face-to-face, college-level courses to distance and hybrid courses.
  • Proficiency with course management systems including Canvas and Blackboard.
  • Proficiency with commonly used e-learning authoring tools.
  • Familiarity with Quality Matters Course Design Rubric and Principles.

Additional Information:

The Instructional Designer position is full time, Monday through Friday, with some evening hours required to accommodate adjunct faculty. Salary negotiable based upon experience. Submissions:  please send a cover letter, resume, and links to web designs or other sample materials and the contact information for three references to: Dr. Mark Hessler, Coordinator of Innovative Instruction, instdesignerjob@sjcny.edu.

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