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Admissions Counselor and Special Program Advisor
The Admissions Counselor and Special Program Advisor will provide on-campus support for international students and for Higher Education Opportunity Program students. The position is a 50-50 split as an Admissions Counselor and as a Special Program Advisor for the HEOP.
In the Admissions (50%) role, the individual reports to the Director of Admissions and is responsible for recruitment goals, assisting with appropriate forms associated with international students, and for developing and executing a recruitment plan for both domestic and international students. The individual will visit regional college fairs and regional high schools. There is no international travel planned at this time. All recruitment activities include regional travel, virtual fairs, phone contact, Skype interviews and similar activities. There is a recruitment plan in place with the flexibility to make adjustments and recommendations for new activities. The individual is a Designated School Official (DSO) and maintains student records on the Student & Exchange Visitor Information Service (SEVIS) database and serves as a liaison to the Department of Homeland Security’s office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The individual will assist students with visa regulations, travel arrangements and foreign currency transfers and keep forms, documents and the website current for international student processing.
In the Academic Services/HEOP advisor (50%) role, the individual reports to the Executive Director of Academic Services & Director of HEOP and is generally responsible for meeting the counseling and tutoring needs of the HEOP students. The advisor is responsible for counseling all assigned students on a proactive basis and coordinates individual and group college success instruction. The advisor provides career, college major and student learning styles inventories and follows up sessions and refers students for specialized counseling and assistance when necessary. The advisor recruits students for the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and aids in the interview selection of new HEOP students. The advisor will become fluent in the NYS HEOP requirements and its online record keeping system by participating in training opportunities. The advisor participates in committee work as directed.
Bachelor’s Degree; knowledge of the international student requirements a plus; excellent verbal and written skills; computer knowledge; ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty and staff; ability to work collegially with numerous campus constituencies.
Application Instructions: Complete an employment application; a cover letter outlining your application for the position; include three professional references and a resume to: Dr. B. Grachan/Mr. M M. McManus, Search Chairs, St. Thomas Aquinas College. Applicants should submit pdf documents via email to email@example.com or via fax at 845-398-4372. No references will be contacted until the individual is interviewed and notified. Review begins immediately and the search will continue until filled. Expected start date is March 1, 2013 or sooner.
Admissions Records Clerk
The Office of Admissions seeks a part-time/12-month Admissions Records Clerk. Reporting the Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for daily data entry and processing within the Admissions Office. Specific duties include: manual data entry of inquiries, applications, and daily mail; managing the electronic transfer of recruit information, applications, and test scores into the database; regular maintenance of the database; involvement in annual updates to the application process; organizing and maintaining application and open mail files within the office; running letters and some reports; coordinating with other departments to provide student data; providing support to the Director of Admissions on technology related items and office projects as needed.
Candidates must be able to work well within a team environment and have strong computer and inter-personal skills. Some experience with Microsoft Office and with Banner preferred.
Application Instructions: Submit an employment application, cover letter, resume, and three references to Director of Admissions, Mr. Bart Grachan, firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-398-4372 (fax). Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
The College invites nominations and applications for its next Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). The VPAA is expected to assume the position in July, 2015. The VPAA will serve as the chief academic officer, report to the College’s President, and provide leadership and oversight for all academic programs, working closely with the faculty to develop and implement a unified academic vision. In addition, the VPAA will be responsible for academic budgets, regional and professional accreditation, and for implementing outcomes assessment for all academic programs, including the core curriculum. In addition, the VPAA will be responsible for faculty recruitment, retention, evaluation, promotion and tenure.
St. Thomas Aquinas College offers a caring and challenging environment for learning. The VPAA oversees the work of its three Schools, the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business, and the School of Education and eight academic units at the College. Intensely student centered academic activities and vigorous student-life programs combine to foster intellectual, social and spiritual growth. The College offers valuable educational opportunities to undergraduate as well as graduate students, preparing them for successful careers and life-long learning. The College offers quality liberal arts and professional degree programs and takes pride in its ability to offer a personalized, student-centered learning experience. Over the decade, the College has been named among the Best Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report.
There are 65 full-time faculty members on the main campus, all of whom have PhDs or appropriate terminal degrees in their fields, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. The College also has a satellite program at the West Point Military Academy at which it offers Associate degrees for military personnel and their dependents. The VPAA will join St. Thomas Aquinas College at a time of growth and must have a record of being able to maximize change, support new instructional approaches, open new enrollment markets, and further a dynamic, academic future.
The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker who embraces the College mission, and will possess an earned doctorate, a distinguished record of excellence in teaching and scholarship, and a record of at least seven years of successful and responsible academic leadership experience. In addition, the successful candidate will possess outstanding leadership skills, including the ability to listen, communicate, and collaborate effectively with the College’s stakeholders, a demonstrated capacity for creative and innovative leadership in curricular development, familiarity with expectations related to assessment and accreditation, and experience managing resources wisely. The successful candidate should also be able to demonstrate strong facility with technology and on-line teaching/learning.
Applications received on or before November 1, 2014, will be assured full consideration
All application materials should be submitted electronically at email@example.com and will be considered confidential. It should include a cover letter that explains the candidate’s interest in the position, a resume and current curriculum vitae, a statement describing leadership style and education philosophy, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a description of the candidate’s work relationship with each.
Part Time position
Sun. 1 p.m.-9 p.m. Mon & Tues 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Some flexibility required. Perform library clerical duties, cover circulation desk, answer routine directional queries, assist w. copy & microform equipment, shelve materials. Requires knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, good communication & patron service skills. Some library experience & knowledge of Dewey Decimal a +.
Application Instructions: Complete an employment application; a cover letter outlining your application for the position; include three professional references and a resume to: Mr. Kenneth Donohue, Director of the Library. Applicants should submit pdf documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Business –Tenure Track Positions AY 2014-2015
The School of Business invites applications for three tenure track positions starting Fall 2014.
1. 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 3 years college teaching experience preferred. St. Thomas Aquinas College
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.
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 email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
School of Business
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accounting: principles, tax, auditing, advanced accounting
Finance: general finance, managerial finance
Management: general management; international business
Business Statistics, Data Analysis
School of Arts and Sciences
Adjunct Faculty Positions
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
English -- First-Year Composition; Literature Surveys (day courses)
Foreign Languages - Italian; Spanish (all levels; day courses)
Philosophy -- Intro Logic; Intro Philosophy; Intro to Modern Philosophy (courses available in late afternoon and evening)
Psychology -- All levels (day and evening courses)
Speech Communications -- (day courses)
Send c.v., letter, and names of 3 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.