CONTACT:
Office of Human Resources
humrscs@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4666 ext. 3584

Cedar Crest Staff member at work

Holiday Schedule

The following is a list of holidays that will be observed by the administrative offices of the College during fiscal year 2017/2018. Please contact Human Resources at extension 3584 or 3353 if you have any questions.

Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day - Monday September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday November 23, 2017
Day after Thanksgiving - Friday November 24, 2017
Winter Break - Monday - Monday December 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Friday in Spring - Friday, March 30, 2018
Memorial Day - Monday May 28, 2018

*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.

Director of Field Education
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Accredited Program

Cedar Crest College invites applications for a full-time Director of Field Education for our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program (accredited by CSWE).  The Director is responsible for the leadership and oversight of social-work field education, teaching direct-practice courses, and eventually teaching the research sequence of courses.  Other regular duties will include student advising, committee service, participation in curricular assessment and review, and research and scholarly activities. The position is scheduled to begin in August 2018.

Position requirements include a Ph.D. or DSW; an MSW degree from an accredited program; and a minimum of two years post-MSW direct-practice experience and social work licensure (LSW or LCSW).  A demonstrated ability to teach research and direct practice to undergraduate students and strong interpersonal and communication skills are also required.  Preferred qualifications include prior teaching experience in a BSW or MSW program; experience as a field instructor/supervisor for BSW and/or MSW students; and knowledge of social-service agencies in the greater Lehigh Valley area.

Applicants with the qualifications and experience submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, salary requirements and three letters of recommendation to humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “BSW Field Education” in the subject line.  To ensure consideration, submit materials by March 6, 2018.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

MBA PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Business, Management and Economics

The Department of Business, Management and Economics invites applications for a Program Director to lead the newly established Master of Business of Administration (MBA) at Cedar Crest College. The Program Director serves as the primary liaison between the College and learners on all academic and administrative matters concerning the MBA program and works collaboratively with the department Chair and Associate Provost for the School of Adult and Graduate Education (SAGE). The Program Director will be responsible for all academic and administrative aspects of the degree related to academic quality, teaching delivery, course and faculty assessments, including the selection, supervision and development of program support activities.  The Program Director will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all college rules, academic regulations and requirements, including government and accreditation requirements. The Director also promotes and develops community partnerships in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas.

This is a fulltime faculty appointment beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year and includes responsibility for teaching 18 credits annually within the department of Business, Management and Economics.

Applicants should hold a PhD or a terminal degree, combined with increasingly responsible experience and expertise in academic advisement, student development, curriculum development and have professional expertise in the business industry of at least ten years. Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary level and in cross-cultural or international settings, as well as strong organizational, collaborative advising and program planning skills are preferred.  Demonstrated experience in building business and community relationships, strong communication, intercultural and interpersonal skills and flexibility to adjust to changing priorities is strongly preferred.

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team focused on educating future business leaders with quality instruction in a College with a 150-year-old history of success, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and salary requirements to humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “MBA Program Director” in the subject line.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration and applications without all information will not be considered. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

Business Program
Adjunct Faculty

Applications are invited for adjunct faculty to teach evening, weekend, and online undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the following business subjects:  Human Resources, Health Care Management, Operations/Supply Chain Management, Finance, and Marketing.  Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence while being student focused and integrate current events and technology into the learning environment.  Faculty are required to hold office hours, one hour for each class meeting.

Minimum qualifications: MBA or other relevant master’s degree required; Doctorate in business or related discipline preferred.  Five years of business experience and teaching or training experience also required.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to:  Lisa Garbacik at humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “MBA Adjunct Faculty” in the subject line.  Please indicate preferred courses of instruction when submitting materials.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

 

Nursing Faculty Positions

 

Nursing Faculty Positions

Cedar Crest College is experiencing growth and adding new programs in our nationally recognized nursing department!  With growth comes opportunity!  The College is currently accepting applications for full-time, 9 month undergraduate and graduate faculty positions in the Nursing Department. The positions will focus primarily on didactic and/or clinical instruction in a variety of specialties, including:

  • Community/Public Health
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – DNP
  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - DNP

An MSN is required; doctorate is preferred.   For nursing educators who prefer flexibility in scheduling, applications for adjunct faculty in all specialties are also being accepted.     

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.  Cedar Crest Nursing was also recently recognized by the Community for Accredited Online Schools as one of the top nursing programs in the country!  This recognition was a result of our commitment to students, cost, financial aid options and student-teacher ratio, in addition to our 95% NCLEX pass rate!  Cedar Crest nurses are well prepared to make a difference for patients, the community and the world!  

Cedar Crest College is celebrating our 150th year of leading the way for women in higher education, including nursing! We offer an exceptional benefit package, work-life balance and our commitment to health and wellness on campus is evidenced by our newly renovated fitness center and our aquatic center focused on healthy lifestyles. 

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic team focused on educating future nurse leaders with quality instruction in state of the art facilities with a long history of success, please email a letter of interest with salary requirements and curriculum vitae to humrscs@cedarcrest.edu (with Nursing Faculty in the subject line).  Please indicate full time or adjunct in the application materials. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  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.

Web Application Developer/Analyst
Information Technology

Cedar Crest College is seeking an energetic, forward-thinking Web Application Developer/Analyst to provide application development and integration with campus databases delivered via the web.  The Web Developer/Analyst is also responsible for extensive data analysis, collaborating with constituents across campus, for providing solutions to resolve problems and enhance processes, while analyzing how web systems are used today and how they can be used more effectively tomorrow.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development or related field and at least two years of experience developing web applications with a thorough knowledge of internet technologies, web servers and web delivery applications.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of technical education and experience will be considered.  Expertise in web development using current scripting technologies including ASP.NET, C#, SQL, HTML5, CSS, jQuery and Javascript in an IIS Web environment is essential; Familiarity with student information systems (Jenzabar EX and JICS) strongly preferred.  Candidates must be able to work with both software and network operating systems in a Windows based environment.  Strong communication, organizational and time management skills are also required, along with a commitment to providing exceptional customer service for the campus community.  Effective problem solving and analytical skills, including proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and generate solutions are essential.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements, and the names of three professional references to: humrscs@cedarcrest.edu  with “Web Application Developer/Analyst” in the subject line.   Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

GROUNDS SUPERVISOR
Full Time

Cedar Crest College has an excellent opportunity for an experienced grounds person to supervise the overall maintenance and presentation of the campus exterior including landscape, hardscape, athletic fields and our nationally recognized campus arboretum.   The Grounds Supervisor serves as a working supervisor and provides daily oversight and delegation of work to the grounds team, in addition to working collaboratively with other supervisors to ensure work priorities are met, resources are being allocated properly, work orders are completed and customers receive follow up on their requests. The Grounds Supervisor conducts daily and long-range planning and assists the Director of Facilities in capital planning and renewal. The Grounds Supervisor also plans, resources and executes projects as assigned to provide the best possible physical environment for education and student living. The Grounds Supervisor is considered “essential personnel” and is required to provide various duties and maintenance services during and outside normal working hours and during institution closures; and duties associated with emergencies, scheduled and unscheduled events.

Requirements include at least eight years of experience in the landscape profession with three years in a supervisory capacity; degree in landscape, hardscape botany or horticulture strongly preferred. Valid PA driver’s license, proficiency in specialized power equipment and current Pesticide Applicator’s License required.  Candidates must have demonstrated effective customer service, teamwork, interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.  Candidates must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted, tolerate exposure to outside weather conditions on a daily basis, climb ladders and scaffolding and work up to 50 feet off the ground. 

Qualified candidates should submit their qualifications, letter of interest with salary requirements and the names of three references to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Grounds Supervisor” in the subject line. Applications submitted without this information will not be considered.  Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Office Coordinator
Global Initiatives and International Programs

Cedar Crest College is seeking an organized, creative full time Office Coordinator to coordinate study abroad programs for the department of Global Initiatives and International Programs.  Responsibilities include coordinating all Sophomore Year Expedition (SYE) and study tour documentation (waivers/forms/passports), promoting and advising students on study abroad programs, overseeing study abroad scholarships, fairs, passports days and other marketing and promotional events, and assisting with information sessions, and pre-departure training.  The Coordinator will create promotional flyers and brochures, promote programs using social media, collect and process student information for international programs and travel, schedule and coordinate events, and provide other support to international programs.  The Coordinator reports to the Director of Global Initiatives and International Programs.

Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline required; Master’s degree in International Education preferred, as is at least three years prior experience in a study abroad office.  The successful candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal, customer service and communication skills, as well as superior organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.  Proficiency with applicable technology and social media is required as is a demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member in a deadline driven environment. Prior experience handling confidential and sensitive information is strongly preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements, and the names of three professional references via email to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Office Coordinator – International Programs” in the subject line. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Administrative Assistant
Institutional Advancement

Cedar Crest College is seeking a detail-oriented, organized, customer focused Administrative Assistant to provide operational support for our dynamic and busy Institutional Advancement department. The Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Vice President including scheduling meetings with prospects, major donors and community leaders.

The Assistant performs all necessary clerical functions such as greeting and directing visitors, opening department mail, answering the main telephone line, typing, assisting with mailings, photocopying, proofreading and maintaining accurate departmental files. The Assistant also responds to requests for information, inputs data into applicable systems, prepares monthly reports and materials for Board meetings, Advancement Committee Meetings and department staff meetings. The Assistant updates donor records in the donor database and serves in a back-up capacity for the generation of database reports and list exports. In addition, the Assistant works collaboratively with others on campus to further the mission of the College and the department.

Associate’s degree in an applicable discipline preferred; high school diploma or equivalent required.  The successful Assistant must have prior administrative support experience, excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience providing exceptional customer service. Strong attention to detail with exceptional organizational and time-management skills and demonstrated success with multi-tasking and successfully handling interruptions and unexpected events are essential.   The selected candidate will be proficient with applicable computer systems and software, including Microsoft office. Donor database experience is a plus.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest with specific salary requirements and 3 references to: humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Administrative Assistant - Advancement” in the subject line.  Applications submitted without these details will not be considered. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

ASSOCIATE PROVOST

Cedar Crest College is seeking an Associate Provost to provide leadership and oversight for the assessment of student learning and college services, including the coordination of annual assessments and Periodic Program Review for academic departments and offices of student support and college administration. While monitoring compliance with regional accreditation standards and federal and state regulations, the Associate Provost serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer, co-chairs the Assessment Committee and the Compliance Committee, and oversees the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research. The Associate Provost conducts ad hoc strategic analyses, college-wide initiatives, and other duties of the Office of the Provost as needed.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree, and have a minimum of five years’ experience in leadership of academic programs, including curricular design, co-curricular experiences, faculty development and assessment of student outcomes.     Qualified candidates must have knowledge of higher education policy and practice and demonstrated ability to plan strategically in dynamic, diverse and mission-driven college environment.    Exceptional interpersonal and team building skills along with a proven capacity for working both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment are also necessary for success.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest with specific salary requirements and 3 references to: humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Associate Provost” in the subject line.  Applications submitted without these details will not be considered. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

CAMPUS POLICE
Two Full Time Positions

Cedar Crest College has two excellent opportunities for experienced law enforcement professionals to join our campus police team!  The College’s commissioned officers provide for the safety and welfare of the entire campus community, including our residential housing, on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week.  Basic duties include patrolling assigned areas, enforcing laws, policies and regulations, investigating crimes and accidents, responding to emergencies or other calls for service, preparing reports and providing safety education.  Openings include:

  • Full-time Corporal: Middle shift (4 pm – Midnight)
  • Full-time Officer:  Middle or night shift availability required

A degree in criminal justice and/or prior experience in law enforcement (Act 120), preferably in a higher educational setting is required.  Act 235 certification is also required. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a commitment to campus community interaction and safety education.   Both positions require a background check, including criminal history, drug screening and a psychological evaluation. 

Candidates interested in assuring the safety of students, faculty and staff in our friendly educational setting should submit their qualifications and letter of interest with wage requirements, indicating the position of interest (Corporal or Officer) to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Campus Police” in the subject line. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Aquatic Specialist –Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Rodale Aquatic Center (RAC)
at Cedar Crest College

The Rodale Aquatic Center, located on the campus of Cedar Crest College, is seeking a qualified full time, certified lifeguard who will also serve as a swim school instructor.  This position will instruct swim classes, lifeguard, schedule and provide direction to Center lifeguards and otherwise assist in assuring the overall safety of the Center. 

A Bachelor’s degree in related field (recreation, sports management, etc.) preferred, current certification as a lifeguard, and in CPR, AED and First Aid required.  Prior experience in an aquatic facility and familiarity with scheduling are also required.  Exceptional time management, organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills are essential.  Qualified candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends while the Center is operational. 
 
The Rodale Aquatic Center at Cedar Crest College, is dedicated to fostering civic health and wellness by providing educational opportunities to the campus and to the larger community, both alone and in cooperation with other organizations that enhance the development of the mind, body and spirit through an array of aquatic classes, integrated with academic topics focused on healthy lifestyles. 

Qualified candidates with a commitment to health, wellness and aquatic safety should submit their qualifications, the names of three references and salary requirements to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Aquatic Specialist” in the subject line. Rodale Aquatic Center is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Part Time Dispatcher/Switchboard
Campus Police

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, child abuse clearance, 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.

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. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. EOE

LIFEGUARDS
Rodale Aquatic Center (RAC)
at Cedar Crest College

Our pleasant and unique Aquatic Center is seeking qualified lifeguards for our busy facility dedicated to fostering civic health and wellness in the community. The Aquatic Center is open 7 days a week, year round from 5:30 AM – 9:00 PM.

Lifeguards typically work four hour shifts and the Center can be flexible with scheduling, depending on availability. The typical work week is 15 – 20 hours total. Opportunities are available during the following part time shifts:

Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM and 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturdays 6:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Sundays 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Qualifications: Lifeguarding and CPR certifications are required to work at the Center. Guards with experience teaching swim lessons or the willingness to learn to instruct lessons preferred.

Qualified candidates should submit their qualifications to: humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “RAC – Lifeguard” in the subject line. Cedar Crest College is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

 

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