Jobs at STAC

Apply for employment to the College office/division indicated in the individual position announcement. Application should not be made to the Human Resources Office unless indicated.

St. Thomas Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates representing diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE FACULTY & STAFF


Director of the Lougheed Library

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Director of the Lougheed Library.  The Director’s primary responsibility is to direct all library services for the College, including collaborating with faculty on information literacy services, overseeing acquisitions, developing the collection, in particular increasing the library’s digital services.  Additional management duties include budgeting, supervision, establishing and shaping policies, and scheduling.

The Director will evaluate the use of library facilities and resources and recommend changes as needed.  Additionally, the Director is responsible for all library planning, and so successful candidates for this position will be expected to demonstrate an awareness of recent trends and innovations in academic library services.  Other responsibilities of the position include:

  • Serving as Chairperson of the College-wide Library and Information Resources Committee. 

  • Teaching information literacy classes across the curriculum

  • Serving as an active participant on the College Planning Board and the Curriculum Committee.

  • Attending faculty meetings and, as an administrative officer holding faculty status, voting on curricular initiatives. 

Qualified candidates will have a Master’s Degree in Library Science; a minimum of 5 years library administration experience in a higher education setting; proven leadership skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge and ability to oversee the implementation of contemporary library information technologies, resources and services, information literacy services, and integrated library systems; demonstrated ability to collaborate on long-range planning and implementation.

To apply please send the following materials electronically to Dr. R. Murray, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, St. Thomas Aquinas College at rmurray@stac.edu: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; resume; and names, addresses, and contact information for three professional references. Preference will be given to applications received prior to February 15, but applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Pathways Program Mentor

A part time position is available in a program that provides support to students with learning disabilities. Qualified individual will work varied part time schedule including days/eves – 440 hours total per academic semester. 

Responsibilities involve developing and providing individualized services to students with learning disabilities which include helping students develop and apply different strategies to compensate for their learning disability and/or attention deficit disorder; assisting students in their self-advocacy with faculty, administrators, staff and other students; and assisting in counseling and advising students in academic areas. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in psychology or education or related area, with additional relevant graduate coursework; Master’s in psychology, education or related area preferred. Teaching and/or tutoring experience at the high school or college level. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work with and demonstrate respect for a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and parents. 

Application Process: Complete an employment application; a cover letter outlining your application for the position; include three professional references and a resume to: Dr. Richard Heath, Director of Pathways Program, St. Thomas Aquinas College. Applicants should submit pdf documents via email to rheath@stac.edu


Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

St. Thomas Aquinas College, a liberal arts and sciences college with very strong pre-professional programs in the heart of the New York Metropolitan Area, invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean is responsible for all of the academic activities of the School, including faculty, curricula, and strategic planning. The Dean should have a strong vision of the role of the liberal arts and sciences, and a solid grasp of the challenges faced by institutions of higher education in the United States. The Dean should be well prepared to:

  • Take the lead in the School’s response to academic and marketplace trends, especially in innovative programming and technological change

  • Recommend faculty for hiring, retention, promotion, and tenure

  • Coordinate evaluation and professional development of faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences

  • Oversee program assessment and accreditation activities within the School of Arts Sciences

  • Improve enrollment and retention by working in concert with the Enrollment Management team

  • Promote a culture of faculty scholarship and model by example

  • Develop and maintain collaborative academic relationships internally and externally

  • Pursue professional development

  • Coordinate academic planning, scheduling, and budgeting

  • Work collaboratively with the Deans of the Schools of Business and Education and all levels of administration

  • Work supportively with students

Required:

  • Earned Doctorate in field offered within the School of Arts and Sciences from accredited institution

  • Proven record of administrative excellence and commitment to teaching and research

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience with accreditation and assessment strongly recommended

Please send the following materials electronically to Dr. R. Murray, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, St. Thomas Aquinas College at sasdeansearch@stac.edu: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; a personal philosophy statement about the value of a liberal arts and sciences education; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses, and contact information for five professional references. Preference will be given to applications received by November 30, 2015, but will be considered until the position is filled. Start date: July 1, 2016.


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The College seeks an Assistant Professor of Computer Science to teach a wide range of courses in the major, including foundation courses in computer science and upper-level courses in database systems, data management, data mining and software engineering. In addition, the candidate will be expected to take an active, collaborative role in the evolution of the computer science major. The position is non-tenure track but will convert to tenure-track based on the enrollment in the major. Start date is September 2016. Position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.

Qualifications:

College teaching experience is expected; Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Management Information Systems strongly preferred; advanced ABD considered. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as on their contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.

Candidates should have experience with teaching, research and/or expertise in database systems, data analytics, data mining, "big data,"and data science. Candidates working at the intersection of data analytics and digital forensics are especially encouraged.

Application process:

A letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; a statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; samples of relevant syllabi; and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. S. Burns, Acting Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at sburns@stac.edu. Preference will be given to applications received prior to December 1, 2015 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).


Lab Assistant in Chemistry – Part Time

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a lab assistant in Chemistry, approx. 20–25 hours/week. Responsibilities include teaching laboratory sections of the General Chemistry sequence; setting up/breaking down of experiments in the labs; and maintaining inventory of materials for the laboratory.

Qualifications:

Minimum of B.S. in relevant area (M.S. preferred) and lab prep and teaching experience.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be sent electronically to Dr.S. Burns, Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at sburns@stac.edu.


Assistant Professor Accounting

Responsibilities include teaching the full range of accounting courses, including: principles, intermediate, advanced, cost, auditing and tax.

Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in accounting, or an MBA/CPA with experience with large or medium public accounting firm. A minimum three years college teaching experience preferred. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty, commitment to serving students, as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.


Assistant Professor Hospitality Management

Responsibilities include teaching assignments in Hospitality Management and Management of Service organizations. In addition, the candidate will be expected to take an active, collaborative role in the evolution of the Hospitality Management program.

The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty, commitment to serving students, as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.

Start date is September 2016. Position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in a Hospitality Management or closely related field, 3–5 years of hospitality industry experience and college-level teaching experience preferred. Experience in the use of course management systems and familiarity with on-campus, hybrid, and online courses preferred. Advanced ABD considered.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Prof. M. Murphy, Dean of the School of Business at mmurphy@stac.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


School of Business Adjunct Faculty Positions

The School of Business at St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks new adjunct faculty members who are committed to teaching. Each applicant is expected to be current in the discipline and should have a strong knowledge of current trends and practical applications.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Prof. C. Cahill, Assistant Dean of the School of Business at ccahill@stac.edu.

Areas include:

Accounting: principles, tax, auditing, advanced accounting
Finance: general finance, managerial finance
Management: general management; international business
Business Statistics, Data Analysis


Adjunct Faculty Positions in the School of Arts and Sciences

Positions in one or more of these subject areas; except where noted, preference given to those available to teach between 8:15am and 4:00pm.

Biology — General Biology (day course)
Computer Science — all levels (day courses)
English — First-Year Composition; Literature Surveys (day courses)
Math — Algebra (day courses)
Psychology — all levels (day and evening courses)
Science — Exploring Physical Science (day course)
Spanish — Intermediate Spanish (day courses)

Send c.v., letter, and names of three references to Dr. S. Burns, Asst. Dean School of Arts and Sciences,
St. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976. Fax: 845-398-4224.


Assistant Professor of Biology and Kinesiology

To teach required courses in the Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Biology programs, including courses in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology, other courses as needed within the Biology major, and introductory science courses within our General Education program.In addition, the candidate will be expected to take an active, collaborative role in the evolution of the Exercise Science program. Start date is September 2016. Position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified.

Qualifications:

College teaching experience in the areas of Biology and Kinesiology is expected. PhD in Biology or related Health Science required. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as on their contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position, a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae; samples of relevant syllabi and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. S. Burns, Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at sburns@stac.edu. Preference will be given to applications received prior to November 15, 2015 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).