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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. The 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, Disability Services

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director, Disability Services. Under the direction of the Director of Disability Services, the Assistant Director is responsible for working with students, faculty and staff to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities and providing leadership for the Pathways program. This includes reviewing documentation, meeting with students and faculty, coordinating accommodations, conducting workshops and participating in enrollment and retention initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the student disability accommodation request process. Conduct interactive intake interviews and evaluate otherwise qualified student’s eligibility for accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act by assessing the student’s documentation of disability.
  • Respond to and resolve students' concern regarding services including support (note taker, testing), accommodations in the classroom, use of assistive technology, and related issues.
  • Provide oversight to the supplemental note taking assistance accommodation process; work collaboratively with faculty to recruit volunteers, communicate with volunteers, and disseminate electronic course notes. 
  • Develop, coordinate and implement individualized academic support plans for identified students including the assessment and evaluation of individual students to determine learning needs and additional support. 
  • Develop, coordinate and implement Pathways Summer Program for new freshman students.
  • Assist students with transition to college and development of self-advocacy skills.
  • Conduct one-on-one academic support sessions with a caseload of students teaching learning strategies and addressing academic needs.
  • Provide leadership in the recruiting process including outreach to disability coordinators and counselors in high schools, and participation in applicant review and interview process.
  • Assist with formulating goals, objectives, and policies for the Pathways program. 
  • Develop programs and procedures to implement goals, objectives and policies.
  • Assist in developing and implementing in-service training programs to enhance skills of staff in areas related to Program operation including, but not limited to, current research in supporting the needs of students with disabilities, executive functioning skill training, effective communication skills, and career exploration and development.
  • Refer students to campus resources including, but not limited to, the Center for Academic Excellence, Student Success, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Health and Wellness Center, and Career Development.
  • Maintain awareness of best practices for meeting the needs of students with disabilities in higher education.
  • Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities within the College community with a goal of eliminating programmatic and physical barriers to equity and inclusion.
  • Maintain accurate records of past and current academic performance.
  • Assist in advising students in academic areas.
  • Participate in the admissions process from recruitment through acceptance, which includes maintaining accurate records, evaluating records and interviewing applicants.
  • Represent Disability Services and the College at Open Houses, college fairs and other recruitment activities.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree in psychology, disability services, higher education administration or related area preferred.
  • Three years experience working with students with disabilities, preferably in a higher education setting, or the equivalent
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with and ability to learn about ADA and other laws addressing the rights of people with disabilities, such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794, and to become familiar with local disability groups.
  • Ability to learn to interpret psychological/educational testing evaluation reports in order to determine appropriate reasonable accommodations.
  • Knowledge of effective learning strategies, assessment tools, motivational techniques and study skill development.
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to interact with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and according to FERPA guidelines.


Application: Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Anne Schlinck, Director, Disability Services at [email protected]: 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 on 6/23/22)


Disability Services Coordinator

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Disability Services Coordinator. Under the direction of the Director of Disability Services, the Disability Services Coordinator is responsible for working with students, faculty and staff to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities and providing leadership for the Pathways program. This includes reviewing documentation, meeting with students and faculty, coordinating accommodations, conducting workshops and participating in enrollment and retention initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the student disability accommodation request process. Conduct interactive intake interviews and evaluate otherwise qualified student’s eligibility for accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act by assessing the student’s documentation of disability.. 
  • Respond to and resolve students' concern regarding services including support (note taker, testing), accommodations in the classroom, use of assistive technology, and related issues.
  • Develop, coordinate and implement individualized academic support plans for identified students including the assessment and evaluation of individual students to determine learning needs and additional support. 
  • Assist with developing, coordinating and implementing Pathways Summer Program for new freshman students.
  • Assist students with transition to college and development of self-advocacy skills.
  • Conduct one-on-one academic support sessions with a caseload of students teaching learning strategies and addressing academic needs
  • Provide leadership in the recruiting process including outreach to disability coordinators and counselors in high schools, and participation in applicant review and interview process.
  • Assist with formulating goals, objectives, and policies for the Pathways program. 
  • Develop programs and procedures to implement goals, objectives and policies.
  • Assist in developing and implementing in-service training programs to enhance skills of staff in areas related to Program operation including, but not limited to, current research in supporting the needs of students with disabilities, executive functioning skill training, effective communication skills, and career exploration and development.
  • Refer students to campus resources including, but not limited to, the Center for Academic Excellence, Student Success, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Health and Wellness Center, and Career Development.
  • Maintain awareness of best practices for meeting the needs of students with disabilities in higher education.
  • Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities within the College community with a goal of eliminating programmatic and physical barriers to equity and inclusion.
  • Maintain accurate records of past and current academic performance.
  • Assist in advising students in academic areas.
  • Participate in the admissions process from recruitment through acceptance, which includes maintaining records, evaluating records and interviewing applicants.
  • Represent Disability Services and the College at Open Houses, college fairs and other recruitment activities.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience working with students with disabilities, preferably in a higher education setting, or the equivalent
  • Teaching and/or tutoring experience required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with and ability to learn about ADA and other laws addressing the rights of people with disabilities, such as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, 29 U.S.C. § 794, and to become familiar with local disability groups.
  • Ability to learn to interpret psychological/educational testing evaluation reports in order to determine appropriate reasonable accommodations.
  • Knowledge of effective learning strategies, assessment tools, motivational techniques and study skill development.
  • Excellent customer service, problem solving and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to interact with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and according to FERPA guidelines.


Application: Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Anne Schlinck, Director, Disability Services at [email protected]: 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 on 6/23/22)


Director of Health and Wellness

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Director of Health and Wellness to join this vibrant community.  The environment is caring and student-centered, ideal for a passionate practitioner who will be responsible for developing, implementing and providing overall management of the College Health and Wellness Program.  The Director will provide emergency medical interventions, primary care and wellness education to resident/commuter students and college staff/faculty. In addition to coordinating mental health care and support with the Office of Counseling and Psychological Services. 

There is flexibility for this position to be a 10 month contract aligned with the academic calendar or a 12 month contract. This would be determined by the ideal candidate’s expectations and a thoughtful review of college’s needs. 

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to: Mr. James Nawoichyk at [email protected] with a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience, as they relate to the position; resume or curriculum vitae; and names, email addresses and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

(POSTED on 6/8/22)


Director of Residence Life

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Director of Residence Life. The Director is the College’s chief housing officer, under the direction of the Vice President for Student Development. The Director is responsible for all operations of a comprehensive Residence Life program. Direct reports will include the Associate Director, Residence Life and a team of 3-4 staff that serve in on-call duty rotation, with an opportunity to assess the staffing model. This position is eligible for a generous salary and benefit package. It is preferred that the Director live in on-campus housing*.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: 


Qualifications:

Note:* The Director’s apartment is a partner-friendly spacious one-bedroom with full kitchen and pantry, full bath, and washer and dryer hookups, with two reserved parking spaces.  Full board is included while classes are in session. 

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Zimmerman at [email protected]: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience, as they relate to the position; curriculum vitae or resume; and names, email addresses and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

(POSTED on 6/8/22)


Outreach Librarian

The Lougheed Library seeks an Outreach Librarian, a motivated, creative, learning-centered, information professional who will maintain, promote, and expand library services programs to orient a wide variety of students toward strong information literacy skills and ensure that all students engage meaningfully with the Library early in their academic careers. The Outreach Librarian also oversees the Library’s marketing and messaging to promote library resources, services, and events on and off campus.

Duties & Responsibilities

Education and/or Experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Yu-Hung Lin, Head of Library Systems/Technical Services at [email protected]: 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 on 6/8/22)


Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfers & Graduate Recruiter Coordinator

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director, Transfer & Graduate Recruiter Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for the recruitment, evaluation and conversion of student prospects through to the enrollment stage. Develops smart strategies for generating inquiries and applications and utilizes those same strategies to convert accepted students to enrolled students. Must meet enrollment goals for assigned territory and assist with overall college enrollment goals.

Responsibilities

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Samantha Bazile, Director of Admissions and Chief Diversity Officer at [email protected]: 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 on 6/8/22)


Regional Admissions Counselor

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Regional Admissions Counselor. This position will be responsible for the recruitment, evaluation and conversion of student prospects through to the enrollment stage. Develops smart strategies for generating inquiries and applications and utilizes those same strategies to convert accepted students to enrolled students. Must meet enrollment goals for assigned territory and assist with overall college enrollment goals.

Responsibilities


Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Application

Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Samantha Bazile, Director of Admissions and Chief Diversity Officer at [email protected]: 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 on 5/26/22)
Associate Director of Athletics

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. Under the direction of the Director of Athletics the Associate Director assists in the administration of the College Division II Athletic Program and the intercollegiate Athletic Program. In conjunction with the Director, the Associate Director serves as the liaison between the Faculty Representative and the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

Qualifications

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Nicole Ryan, Director of Athletics, St. Thomas Aquinas College at [email protected]: 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 on 5/26/22)


FACILITIES MANAGER

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Facilities Manager. This position reports to the Director of Facilities and Construction. The overall scope of this position is to support the Director in the day-to-day operations of the Facilities and Construction Department. Responsibilities include providing advanced administrative support in developing project plans for renovations and new construction and ensuring timelines are met and projects are within budget.  

Responsibilities include the following:


Qualifications and competencies


Application

Please send the following materials electronically to Mr. James Doyle, Director of Facilities and Construction, [email protected]: 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 on 5/9/22)


SYSTEMS AND BUSINESS ANALYST

St. Thomas Aquinas College has an exciting opportunity available for a Systems and Business Analyst. This person will have the responsibility to help with Ellucian Banner and Degree Works functional and technical areas, including functional training/support, technical troubleshooting, and internal and external operational reporting. The position requires an in-depth understanding of Banner (Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Student, Finance, SSB, etc.) and Degree Works functionality, configuration options, and processes. Duties will also include acting as a liaison between Information Technology and end-users, monitoring critical business activities, troubleshooting and resolving issues, assessment of new business requirements, implementation of new features and product components, and escalating complex matters to the applicable functional or technical resources, or if necessary working with the Ellucian Action Line. 

Additional responsibilities include:


Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Mr. Kevin Shine, Chief Information Officer, St. Thomas Aquinas College at [email protected]: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; complete employment application; curriculum vitae; and names, email addresses, and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

(Posted on 4/6/22)


Library Director 

St. Thomas Aquinas College is a mission-based institution of higher education, enrolling approximately 1200 students in undergraduate and graduate programming. Located in the beautiful Lower Hudson Valley, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and vibrant pre-professional programs, St. Thomas Aquinas College serves four-year and transfer students, as well as working professionals, in undergraduate, graduate, and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Social Sciences; Business; Education; and STEM. The College’s recent Strategic Plan builds on a continued tradition of academic excellence and a history of supporting student success, as well as a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and focused investments to maintain fiscal strength.

Guided by our founders, the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, the College is proud of its mission “to challenge, guide, and energize each student to realize and create their own path to success and commit themselves to making a profound difference in the world.” As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.

The Position
St. Thomas Aquinas College announces a national search for Director of the Lougheed Library. Reporting to the Provost, the Library Director provides leadership and oversight for the College library and will play a central role in redefining library services for the students of today and tomorrow. The College seeks an enthusiastic and visionary leader to collaborate with the College community for ongoing excellence in supporting student success, and envisioning the future of the library on campus.

The Library Director will provide leadership, planning, management, and supervision of library services, collections, and activities for the Lougheed Library. The successful candidate will be deeply knowledgeable about and experienced with emerging technologies and trends in academic libraries and will use that understanding as a foundation for leading the library toward a new vision of serving the current and future needs of our undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, a successful candidate should have experience with the development or practice of the academic library as a Learning Commons/Learning Resource Center to support student success. The Director will also serve as a professional librarian. Candidates must have experience overseeing major responsibilities within an academic library; a proven record of successful collaboration with faculty and campus administrators; and demonstrated dedication to students’ academic success. 

Qualifications 

Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Christine Smith, Assistant to the Provost at [email protected]: 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. In addition, please indicate in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.  Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Candidate reviews will begin immediately. Anticipated date of employment is after June 1, 2022.

(Posted on 3/11/22)


Assistant Athletic Trainer

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position supports the Manager, Sports Medicine in the prevention, care and reconditioning of injuries incurred by athletes participating in our intercollegiate athletic programs. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Athlete Education, Conditioning of Athletes, Evaluation of Injured Athletes, First Aid for Injuries, and Preventative Taping. In addition to maintaining records of all injuries and treatments, the candidate will ensure that first aid kits are available for teams, and will conduct opening and closing of training rooms as scheduled. This is a full-time, 10-month position. 

Qualifications

  • National Athletic Trainer Association Certification
  • NYS License
  • Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training from an accredited institution
  • Advanced First Aid and CPR & AED Cards from American Red Cross/ Instructor Certification
  • Knowledge of NCAA Compliance processes, rules and regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, faculty and staff
  • Geographical knowledge of district schools


Application
Please send the following materials electronically to Ms. Abbey Fallon, Manager, Sports Medicine, St. Thomas Aquinas College at [email protected]: 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 11/30/21)


HELP DESK TECHNICAL SUPPORT MANAGER

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for the position of Help Desk Technical Support Manager. The person hired for this position will report to the Director of Computer Information Services. The incumbent will provide direct technical support to the College community with the help of a technical support team. Responsibilities will include answering queries on technical issues, investigating and resolving issues on the delivery, configuration, set up, maintenance and troubleshooting of all computer systems and hardware. This position is also proactive in recommending solutions by tracking and analyzing ongoing issues. 

Qualifications


Skills and Abilities


Application

Please send the following materials electronically to Mr. Sunny Anthwal, Director of Computer and Information Systems, St. Thomas Aquinas College at [email protected]: a cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience as they relate to the position; complete employment application; curriculum vitae; and names, email addresses and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

(POSTED ON 11/18/21)


Vice President and Dean of Student Development (VPSD)

St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) is a vibrant, student-centered institution located in the New York City Metropolitan area. Founded in 1952 by the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill as a teaching college, the College has grown to a 72-acre campus, providing a safe, welcoming place to study over 100 majors, minors, and specializations. STAC is dedicated to creating a learning environment that extends beyond the classroom with various clubs and activities, 20 NCAA Division II athletic teams, study abroad opportunities, and a community where students can make lifelong friendships and “stand out” while “fitting in.” The campus is located just 45 minutes from the heart of Manhattan and the learning, cultural, internship, and career opportunities in one of the world’s most exciting cities. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Top-Tier Regional University, by the New York and Catholic Editions of Colleges of Distinction, as a Military Friendly Institution, and by the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

The Position
Reporting to the President, the Vice President and Dean of Student Development (VPSD) leads, promotes, and directs an accomplished and dynamic student development team with a strong commitment to equity and social justice. The VPSD provides leadership and oversight to athletics, campus health and safety, counseling and psychological services, residence life, and student engagement which includes campus ministry and volunteer services. The Vice President cultivates a culture that supports the Mission and Values of the College and provides an inclusive learning community; develops and oversees programs, services, and facilities designed to create a supportive learning environment that is aligned with the College’s strategic plan; leads student engagement and student success initiatives in partnership with academic partners supporting retention, persistence, satisfaction and graduation outcomes; and operationalizes diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across the division of student development.

Qualifications
A master’s degree and at least seven years of experience, including management and supervision in multiple student-facing areas, are required. An earned doctorate is preferred. A record of support and advocacy for individuals from diverse identities, histories, backgrounds and experiences, as well as the ability to build the capacity of colleagues in this work, is essential. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of dynamic and visionary accomplishments with a deep understanding of the mission and functions of student affairs in a small independent college; experience in strategic planning and financial management including budget and resource development; and knowledge of and active engagement with current and emerging best practices and issues in higher education and student development.

Application and Nomination
Review of applications will begin December 17, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position please click on the Apply button on the following web page, complete the brief application process, and upload your resume and position-specific cover letter. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Mark Hall at [email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

(POSTED 11/5/21)


Support Staff Positions

Campus Safety & Security Officer (Per Diem)


St. Thomas Aquinas College has an opportunity available for a Campus Safety & Security Officer (Per Diem). This position is 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:


Application Process:
Send application and 3 names/contact information for 3 professional references to Mr. Michael Viohl, Assistant Director of Safety and Security at [email protected].

(POSTED 4/19/22)