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Staff Positions

Thank you for your interest in our open Staff positions.  St. Thomas Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates representing diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please apply for employment to the College office/division indicated in the individual position announcement. Application should not be sent to the Human Resources Office unless indicated.

Our Staff positions are listed in two categories, Administrative Professional positions (exempt) and Support Staff positions (non-exempt).


Administrative Professional Positions

Assistant Director, Athletics/Compliance and Football Administrator

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Athletics concentrating on compliance and sprint football administration.  The successful candidate will act as liaison and contact person with the NCAA, monitor Clearinghouse to certify all freshmen athletes as eligible, complete initial eligibility reports and mid-season eligibility reports to NCAA and/or federal government, annually submit ASR, APR, GSR, EADA and NCAA Sports Sponsorship reports to NCAA and/or federal government and implement and maintain athletic eligibility and certification of all student-athletes and members of the coaching staff in regard to college, conference and NCAA guidelines.  In addition, direct compliance education for student-athletes and athletic staff. The person hired will also have primary responsibilities for the organization and management of the sprint football teams travel, budgeting and business reports, student-athlete eligibility, special events, and summer football camp.

Qualifications:
Must have knowledge of NCAA Compliance processes, rules and regulations.  Preferably collegiate coaching and/or administrative experience. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred.

Application Process:
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Nicole Ryan, Associate Director of Athletics and Sr. Women’s Administrator, St. Thomas Aquinas College at nryan@stac.edu:  a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; curriculum vitae; and names, email addresses and contact information for three professional references.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

(Posted 05152018) 


Director, Student Engagement

St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks a Director of Student Engagement to be primarily responsible for maximizing students’ engagement in co-curricular life/student life on campus, supervising Student Activities and coordinating New Student Orientation.  The Director will have primary responsibility for nurturing the development of student communities on campus and promoting students’ fullest participation in their College experience.

The Director advises Student Government, oversees Student Center operations, and selects and trains student programming assistants.  He or she has a major role in promoting communication with students and effectively using existing and emerging technologies.

This is a full-time, 12-month position. This position is eligible for the College's generous benefits package that includes: medical/dental insurance, sick and personal time accruals, retirement contribution, tuition remission, and holidays.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred in Education or a related field.

Previous experience working in Student Activities is required; a minimum of two years’ experience is preferred.

The position requires the ability and willingness to actively engage with students on a regular basis via conversation and face-to-face interaction; knowledge of interests/characteristics of today’s college students, and best practices to engage them in student life; knowledge of current issues in higher education and ability to address them as related to functions in Student Engagement; ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty & staff; strong management and organization skills; ability to be creative and take initiative; ability to work collegially and collaboratively with various college constituencies; high level of energy; and strong technology skills.

Application Process
Please send the following materials electronically to Dr. Kirk Manning, Vice President and Dean for Student Development, St. Thomas Aquinas College at sdsearch@stac.edu: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; curriculum vitae; and names, addresses, and contact information for five professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Preferred start date: August 1, 2018.

(Posted 0512018) 


Director of Enrollment Marketing & Campus Communications

This position reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Media Relations/Advertising
Directs the provision of information about the College to internal and external constituencies. Writes and distributes news and publicity releases; monitor reporting service/review coverage. Coordinates College efforts at expanded media coverage; maintains ongoing contact with media professionals. Sets a goal for media exposure as measurable by the articles and advertisements in regional media. Writes, places and coordinates the publication of all College advertising (including classified); places display ads. Manages the advertising budget. Interacts with other offices, faculty, etc, to assist with publicity as appropriate.

Print Production
Coordinates the editing, production and distribution of most College publications; including taking the lead on the Honors Convocation and the Commencement programs; maintains professional relationships with graphic design agencies and print vendors; oversees competitive bidding process; maintains inventories. Manages the print budget. Works with college administrators to create cost efficiency and maintains brand image on print projects. Collaborates with Director of Admissions on direct mail strategy including timing of campaign and materials.

Enrollment Management
Participates in Enrollment Management planning sessions and sets new initiatives in collaboration with the team. Learns needs of the Admissions team by collaborating on projects, attending select college fairs and/or select, on campus admissions events, visiting high schools, and determining best practices for the team. Takes the lead on publicity and promotion of enrollment events.

Provides direction and strategy for Admissions team to enhance brand awareness and placement on the website, social media platforms, e-recruitment sites, and other outlets.

Campus Communications
Oversees branding consistency across all areas of marketing and public relations including print, online, social media, television and radio. Represents the college on steering committees as assigned and at external events such as benefit dinners and luncheons and alumni events. Provides promotional support of College and Advancement special events such as the Golf Tournament; Annual Dinner, Hall of Fame Dinner. Coordinate with all offices on campus for timely promotion of events across various mediums.

Recruits and manages Communication Arts interns and other student assistants for the Office as needed. Performs other responsibilities in collaboration with the VPEM. Expands knowledge in the field through continuing education and provides opportunities for other offices to enhance knowledge through webinars and strategy sessions. Benchmarks college with competitors related to job function.

Website
Provides overall direction and strategy to enhance the College’s website and manages general site information and design. Serves as Web Content Editor. Coordinates with STAC IT on technical aspects of the College’s website.

Works with the Provost, Deans and Faculty on academic program faculty web pages. Create and maintain online press room for posting news releases. Provides support for admissions team to develop e-recruitment strategy and set up schedule for campaign during the recruit, applicant and accepted stages..

Social Media
Reviews and decides on strategies for recruiting with new media including online, social and on-location.

Manages the College’s presence on social media sites, including but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, and Snapchat. Orchestrates the posting of information and manages scheduling through the Hootsuite platform. Collaborates with other offices, organizations and faculty to unify social media presence. Maintain full online campus calendar through the submission of other offices.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university is required. Master’s degree preferred. Media or public relations experience at an educational institution or equivalent organizational experience preferred. Experience managing website content and design and social media platforms preferred. Ability to respond to public/media inquiries, to interact with College community, and to serve as College spokesperson. Ability to speak before civic and community groups and other organizations. Ability to write effectively for publication and to conform to prescribed styles and formats. Ability to use spreadsheet and graphic presentations of print and advertising spending. Ability to solve practical problems and to seek cost-effective solutions to challenges involving limited resources. Technologically literate with MS Word, Excel, web design, social media, and ability to learn new programs as needed.

Application Process
A cover letter, resume, completed employment application and names and contact information for 3 references can be submitted to Michael DiBartolomeo, 
mdibarto@stac.edu. All materials should be provided in pdf format or in print. Review of materials begins immediately. Start date will be determined, but as soon after May 18 as possible.

(Posted 05142018) 

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, assessment, 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.
  • Coordinate evaluation and professional development of faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences and recommend faculty for hiring, retention, promotion, and tenure.
  • 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 a field offered within the School of Arts and Sciences from an accredited institution.
  • Proven record of administrative excellence and evidence of commitment to teaching and research commensurate with a tenured faculty position.
  • 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, 2017, but will be considered until the position filled.  Start date: July 1, 2018.

(Posted 10032017) 


Support Staff Positions

 

DRIVER

Responsible for providing for a safe and efficient mode of transportation for the St. Thomas Aquinas College Community. Transportation will be coordinated using St. Thomas Aquinas College Vehicles or rented/leased vehicles. Conducts safety inspection of assigned vehicle prior to operation. Maintains records of work performed. Provides information and general assistance to the STAC Community.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license issued in the United States and be allowed to legally operate a motor vehicle.
  • Minimum of two (2) years driving experience
  • Experience driving vans and larger vehicles preferred
  • Successfully complete a driver’s history check, criminal background check, employment history check and reference check.


Application Process:
Send application and 3 names/contact information for 3 professional references to Mr. James Nawoichyk, Director of Safety and Security at jnawoich@stac.edu.

(Posted 11282016)


Campus Safety & Security Officer

Responsible for performing activities to ensure the safety and security of all students, faculty and staff, guests, and campus facilities, and to enforce college policy/procedure as well as applicable local, state, and federal laws.  Interact with local law enforcement as necessary.  Individual must maintain flexible work schedule.  Primary work hours will be evenings, nights and weekends.

Qualifications
Requires valid driver’s license; NYS security guard registration; ability to meet physical demands of position and ability to effectively communicate with others. Knowledge/use of computers and Microsoft applications beneficial.

Application Process
Send application and 3 names/contact information for 3 professional references to Mr. James Nawoichyk, Director of Safety and Security at jnawoich@stac.edu.

(Posted 09302016)