Office of Human Resources

Holiday Schedule

The following is a list of holidays that will be observed by the administrative offices of the College during fiscal year 2014/2015. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at extension 3584 or 3353 if you have any questions.

Independence Day Friday July 4, 2014
Labor Day* Monday September 1, 2014
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 27, 2014
Day after Thanksgiving* Friday November 28, 2014
Winter Break Thursday-Friday December 25, 2014-
January 2, 2015
Friday in Spring Friday April 3, 2015
Memorial Day Monday May 25, 2015
     

*Department Heads will designate those administrators and support staff that will provide coverage on these dates. Staff who work on a holiday will be given a floating holiday in exchange.

 

Employment Opportunities - Faculty

Effective January 2015, all new faculty and staff at Cedar Crest College must successfully complete a background check, including a Criminal History Report from the Pennsylvania State Police, a Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services and a fingerprint based criminal history submitted through the FBI. Candidates selected for hire are expected to provide a complete Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance prior to beginning employment.

New Media/Communication
Assistant Professor
Full Time, Non-Tenure Track Position

Applications are invited for a full time Assistant Professor in the field of Communication, specifically in New Media Studies and Production. Courses to be taught include Global Issues in New Media, Women in Digital Culture, as well as a select number of production courses including animation and video production.  The Communication Department at Cedar Crest College is dedicated to a student curriculum that teaches ethical professional practice and critical analysis of communication texts; therefore, a commitment to cultural studies and/or critical pedagogy is required.  

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. required; A.B.D applicant will be considered. Preference will also be given to candidates who have an interest in digital art, photography, and/or the digital humanities.     

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “New Media/Communication” in the subject line. To ensure consideration, submit materials by March 1, 2015. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

 

American Literature
Half Time Faculty Position

Applications are invited for the half-time, faculty position in American Literature, to begin in fall 2015. Responsibilities will include teaching a 2-2 course load, advising a lively community of undergraduate students, and participating in departmental activities and responsibilities. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced courses through a wide range of literary periods, as well as composition courses, as needed by the department.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. required. Prior experience teaching at the college level is strongly preferred.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with American Literature in the subject line. To ensure consideration, submit materials by February 15, 2015. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Assistant Professor of American History

Applications are invited for a full-time assistant professor of American history. The successful candidate will teach a 4/4 load, to consist of a range of American history courses, including at least one course in women’s history, as well as one or more history courses outside the American or European experience. Beyond teaching responsibilities, the candidate will advise students and contribute to a larger, multidisciplinary department.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in hand, successful teaching experience at the college or university level, the promise of scholarly productivity, and an interest in directing or collaborating in student research projects.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “American History” in the subject line. To ensure consideration, submit materials by November 30, 2014. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Nursing Faculty
Full Time: Mental Health

Cedar Crest College is accepting applications for a full-time, 9 month faculty position in the Nursing Department for:

  • Mental Health (to begin August 2015).

This position will focus primarily on classroom and clinical instruction (for area of specialty) and includes the supervision of undergraduate students. Master’s degree in Nursing is required; a doctorate is preferred. Prior experience in classroom and clinical teaching is also preferred. A willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends is also essential.

Cedar Crest’s Nursing program is accredited by the ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) and our exceptional faculty are dedicated to successfully preparing nurses to meet the challenges and complexity of the profession. Our expectations are high and Cedar Crest nurses are well prepared to make a difference for patients, the community and the world!

If you are interested in educating nurses with hands on instruction in state of the art facilities as part of a dynamic team with a long history of success, please email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to wjrobb@cedarcrest.edu (with area of interest in the subject line: Maternal/Child Health or Mental Health) or mail to: Wendy Robb PhD, RN, Chair of the Nursing Department, Cedar Crest College, 100 College Drive, Allentown, PA 18104. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Nursing Clinical Faculty - Adjunct

Are you a Master’s prepared registered nurse (MSN) with experience and expertise in a clinical specialty such as psych, community health, med-surg or maternal/child health? Do you enjoy teaching nursing to others? If so, become an adjunct clinical instructor in our accredited and highly valued nursing program! Requirements for adjunct instructors are typically 1-3 days per week, and/or every other weekend. Licensed RN in PA required. Please email resume to Wendy Robb at wjrobb@cedarcrest.edu (with Adjunct Nursing Faculty in the subject line). Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

   

Employment Opportunities - Administrative and Support Staff

Effective January 2015, all new faculty and staff at Cedar Crest College must successfully complete a background check, including a Criminal History Report from the Pennsylvania State Police, a Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services and a fingerprint based criminal history submitted through the FBI. Candidates selected for hire are expected to provide a complete Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance prior to beginning employment.

Advising and Retention Specialist

Cedar Crest College offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced advisor to provide direct student support to the College’s international, linguistically diverse and students from under-represented populations. The Specialist will provide individual academic and advising support for students and collaborate directly with Global Initiatives and International Programs and the Multicultural Center to improve the academic experience for identified students and populations. The position reports to the Director of Student Success and Retention within Academic Services. Occasional evening hours and weekend work are required in this role.

A Master’s degree in higher education, study abroad, student affairs, ESL or related field is required as is prior experience providing individual and programmatic support services for international, linguistically diverse and students from under-represented populations. Experience supporting international students from Asia and the Middle East, academic advising, collaborating with faculty, teaching or tutoring ESL, and providing direct academic assistances to ESL students is preferred. The successful candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and training in academic support service delivery and a desire to work with students with diverse academic needs. Strong and effective communication, leadership, organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills are critical to the position.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest, with salary requirement, and the names of three professional references to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Advising and Retention Specialist” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

School of Adult and Graduate Education
Admissions Counselor

The School of Adult and Graduate Education (SAGE) is seeking a results-oriented, energetic, full time Admissions Counselor with a commitment to providing quality service for adult learners. Responsibilities include recruiting for undergraduate and graduate education programs, establishing a recruiting and communication process, conducting admissions counseling for prospective adult students, representing the College at both on- and off-campus recruiting events, interviewing and following up with candidates for admission to SAGE as well as reviewing all applications for admission and recommending action regarding admission. Some travel is required and evening and weekend hours are expected.

A Bachelor’s degree is required and one year of experience in recruiting adult students is highly preferred. Strong communication, organizational and planning skills are essential, as are exceptional interpersonal skills and effective time management. Candidates must also have prior experience in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated effective decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to: humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “SAGE Admissions Counselor” in the subject heading. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Manager of Donor Relations and Special Events

Cedar Crest College offers an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and collaborative individual to join a fast paced development team. The Manager of Donor Relations and Special Events is responsible for developing an individualized donor relations program that strengthens the long term relationships with scholarship and major donors as well as planning, developing, coordinating and executing all aspects of special events for the department. The Manager will maintain an active schedule of meetings with donor prospects and assist with overall development efforts of the department, including the Cedar Crest Fund.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter and innovative thinker with strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communications skills along with a positive attitude, good sense of humor and a desire to work in a goal – oriented environment. A demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines is also critical to success.

A Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience of demonstrated success in a fundraising environment as well as prior experience with proven ability to manage special events from inception through execution are required. Familiarity with donor management systems, web fundraising and social media platforms is strongly preferred. Availability and willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends is required.

Results oriented, qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest, with salary requirement, and the names of three professional references to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Manager – Donor Relations and Special Events” in the subject line. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Campus Police Opportunities

Part Time Dispatcher/Switchboard: Do you have prior dispatch/switchboard experience with an interest in law enforcement? If so, consider the opportunity to join our team to answer and redirect calls, monitor radio and surveillance systems, monitor alarm systems, dispatch officers, contact appropriate off-campus emergency response personnel as necessary, maintain confidentiality and other duties to keep our campus and students safe. The successful candidate will have prior experience in dispatch/switchboard operations or law enforcement coupled with excellent interpersonal skills and the proven ability to communicate and function well in stressful situations. A high school diploma (or equivalent) is required. Position requires a background check, including criminal history, drug screening and a psychological evaluation. Candidates should be flexible with scheduling and may be required to work various shifts and weekends, based upon staffing needs.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, along with three references to humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “PT Dispatcher” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Multicultural Center Graduate Assistant
Part Time

Cedar Crest College is seeking an energetic graduate student with a passion for multicultural education, ALANA and LGBTQIA issues. The Multicultural Center GA will work to facilitate student learning about self and diverse others by planning engaging programs, meeting with students, supporting student organizations, promoting leadership development, and helping to build community among students, particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds. The GA is also responsible for working with members of the multicultural team in the development and operation of the Multicultural Center and report directly to the Director of New Student Programs. The position is funded for two years at 20 hours per week and includes furnished room with air conditioner, cable, internet and free, semi-private laundry facilities. Free parking, free access to fitness and aquatic center activities and regional networking opportunities also complement this position!

Applicants must be Master’s degree candidates in student affairs in higher education or a closely related field. The successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment to diversity, cultural awareness, and social inclusion as well as a solid understanding of underrepresented college experiences in higher education. Strong problem solving and research skills are essential, as are excellent organizational, collaboration and communication skills. Prior experience in working with college students and programming is preferred, in addition to the ability to successfully facilitate workshops on a variety of topics. The ability and willingness to work extended hours on evenings and weekends is required.

More than 1,400 students from 27 states and 20 countries attend our beautiful 84 acre-campus. In addition, more than 24,000 students at eight private and public universities are within 30 minutes of our campus.
Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest, with salary requirement, and the names of three professional references to: Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Multicultural GA” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Preventative Maintenance Mechanic

Cedar Crest College seeks a Preventative Maintenance Mechanic for our campus community. This position will work from both verbal and written instructions, diagrams, drawings and manuals to troubleshoot and repair various mechanical systems and associated equipment throughout college owned buildings. The PM Mechanic is responsible for performing work under the college’s preventative maintenance system, which includes working in a team effort to collect equipment information and enter it into the system that will schedule and print-out preventative maintenance work orders. The successful candidate will have five years of experience in the trade, be able to work independently and collaboratively and have excellent customer service skills with a commitment to assuring the best possible environment for education and student living. HVAC Universal Certification desired. Successful completion of an applicable investigative background check is required. This position is considered essential personnel for the campus and will be required to assist during College closures, emergencies and other scheduled and unscheduled events.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Preventative Maintenance Mechanic” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Graduate Intern
Women’s Field Hockey & Lacrosse

The Athletic Department is accepting applications for a Graduate Intern for women’s field hockey and lacrosse, starting in November 2014. The Graduate Intern will provide assistance to the Head Field Hockey and Lacrosse Coach by assisting in player development both on an individual and team basis, recognizing individual talent for recruiting purposes, based on ongoing assessment of team performance, structuring and participating in specific training and fitness techniques relative to the program and making decisions in pressure situations. The Graduate Intern will also set role specific targets by assessing individual players, inform players of their responsibilities, duties, roles, etc. and assist in the operation of the sport specific camps and clinics.
Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline is required along with prior collegiate playing and/or coaching experience. Qualified candidates must also have knowledge of NCAA III rules and a vaid driver’s license. Acceptance into the Graduate Program at Cedar Crest College is required.
The Graduate Intern is eligible for on-Campus Housing, 12 credits annually and an annual stipend. Position would be extended based on coaching performance evaluation.
To apply: Submit a letter of application describing your relevant experience, current resume, application for the Master’s Program at Cedar Crest College and contact information for three references to Ty Taylor, Interim Director of Athletics, Wellness & Recreation at tktaylor@cedarcrest.edu Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Aquatic Fitness Instructors

The Rodale Aquatic Center for Civic Health at Cedar Crest College seeks highly motivated, energetic and enthusiastic individuals to teach aquatic fitness classes to a diverse population of students. Previous experience instructing aquatic or land fitness classes preferred; will train candidates in the use of new equipment and techniques AEA or Arthritis Foundation certification also preferred. Part-time openings exist for both morning and evening classes.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Aquatics@cedarcrest.edu with “RAC – Aquatic Instructor” in the subject line. Responses will only be sent to those under consideration. EOE

 

 

 

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