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humrscs@cedarcrest.edu
610-606-4666 ext. 4636

Office of Human Resources

Holiday Schedule

The following is a list of holidays that will be observed by the administrative offices of the College. Please contact Human Resources at extension 4636 if you have any questions.

Fiscal Year 2019/2020

Independence Day – Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday November 28, 2019
Day after Thanksgiving - Friday November 29, 2019
Winter Break - Wednesday December 25, 2019 – Wednesday January 1, 2020
Memorial Day - Monday May 25, 2020

*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.



Occupational Therapy Faculty
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC)

Cedar Crest College is currently accepting applications for an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) in our developing Doctorate of Occupational Therapy program. As a founding member of the OTD program, the AFWC is in a unique position to design fieldwork experiences that develop occupational therapy leaders committed to clinical excellence, scientifically informed practice, advocacy for occupational justice and positive social change, and serving the health and occupational needs of diverse and underrepresented populations. 

The AFWC is responsible for the coordination, management and compliance of the Level I and Level II fieldwork experiences required by ACOTE standards.  In addition, the AFWC ensures the quality and integrity of the fieldwork experience and creates a fieldwork program that meets ACOTE standards, manages faculty, staff, student and community relationships to support the fieldwork experience and works collaboratively with the OTD Program Director to advance the program.  This is a full time, 12 month, core faculty position. 

Requirements:  Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, NBCOT certification, and at least two years of clinical experience in OT required.  Experience in an academic setting and as a fieldwork educator preferred as is knowledge of OT curriculum and accreditation processes.  Candidates must also have an active licensure in Pennsylvania or be license-eligible. Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills are essential in addition to strong organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to triage and set priorities and effective utilization of current technologies required.  The ability to independently travel to various locations on and off campus on behalf of the College also required. 
Interested candidates must submit the required documents to https://apply.interfolio.com/69796

Applications submitted without these details will not be considered and the deadline to apply is January 30, 2020. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer fundamentally committed to diversity and inclusion.  As such, the College encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in higher education, in support of our diverse student community.  EOE

School of Nursing Faculty Positions

Assistant Director of Graduate Nursing Programs

The School of Nursing at Cedar Crest College is accepting applications for a qualified nursing professional committed to educating nurses in our graduate nursing programs including the DNP, BSN-DNP, MSN, and PMCs. Specialty tracks include: Nurse Educator, Nurse Administrator, and Nurse Practitioner tracks (Adult Gerontology, Acute Care NP, and Family NP). The Assistant Director of Graduate Nursing Programs will work collaboratively with and report to the Director of Graduate Nursing Programs. This is a full time, 12 month, tenure track position with the option of an accelerated path to tenure with prior academic experience. 

Our DNP program is a practice-focused doctoral program in nursing that prepares expert nurse clinicians for the highest level of practice to improve health outcomes for individuals and populations.   Our nursing program has a long tradition of excellence in nursing education and the creation of the School of Nursing has allowed us to expand our educational offerings and opportunities for qualified faculty. The School of Nursing has grown to include a doctor of nursing practice degree (DNP) with three areas of specialty:  family nursing, acute adult/gerontology and nurse anesthesiology.

Requirements:  The Assistant Director must be a terminally-degreed advanced practice registered nurse.  Prior experience directing/leading DNP projects in addition to experience in a clinical setting and with teaching in a master’s or doctoral program also essential.

If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic, growing team focused on educating future family nurse practitioners with quality instruction in state of the art facilities with Simulation Center, please submit application materials through http://apply.interfolio.com/73308  Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.  The College encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in higher education, in support of our diverse student community.

Adjunct Faculty

For nursing educators who prefer flexibility in scheduling, applications are also being accepted for adjunct faculty in the following specialty:

  • Pediatrics

Candidates for adjunct faculty must have an MSN, (doctoral degree preferred) and experience in the area of specialty along with experience teaching in a college environment.

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 Simulation Center, 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 Adjunct in your application materials. Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion within its community. The College encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in high education, in support of our diverse student community. 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.

Director of Residence Life and Community Standards

Cedar Crest College has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, student affairs professional to serve as Director of Residence Life and Community Standards.  The Director of Residence Life and Community Standards position is responsible for the overall operation of residence life and housing programs, including supervision and leadership of residence life staff, developing and maintaining learning outcomes for residence life and for ensuring appropriate coverage within residence life.  The Director is also responsible for ensuring best practices in community standards, leading the student conduct system including mentoring and training staff and serving as primary student conduct hearing officer.  Serving as a member of the Care Team to provide assistance to students aimed at retention and persistence, the Director collaborates with dean of students, health and counseling services, campus police, facilities, academic services and student financial services to positively impact the student experience. The Director is expected to work occasional evenings and weekends in order to assure proper coverage and response within residence life and the campus community.

Master’s degree in higher education or related field required.  At least three (3) years of experience in within residence life, including supervision and mentorship responsibilities, along with developing programming, training and evaluating student learning through residential curriculum.  Proven experience handling student conduct issues through to resolution strongly preferred.  Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills are critical to success.  Qualified candidates will have experience providing excellent customer service and a demonstrated record of creativity and innovation in a dynamic, changing environment.    Excellent communication, team building, and interpersonal skills along with a proven capacity for working both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment are also necessary for success. Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills are also required, as is a commitment to confidentiality. Familiarity with student conduct software (preferably Maxient) a plus. 

The review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest with specific salary requirements and 3 references to https://apply.interfolio.com/72969 Applications submitted without these details will not be considered and the deadline to apply is February 11, 2020. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer fundamentally committed to diversity and inclusion.  As such, the College encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in higher education, in support of our diverse student community.  EOE

Administrative Assistant
Nursing

Cedar Crest College is seeking a detail-oriented, organized, customer focused Administrative Assistant to provide support for our busy School of Nursing. The Assistant is responsible for providing support to the Dean, faculty and staff, serving as the liaison with other administrative offices and for providing student services appropriate to the school function.  The Assistant manages the Dean’s calendar, provides organization and support for compliance with accrediting bodies, maintains and updates faculty and staff files, schedules and coordinates testing, classroom requests, photos and departmental functions, collects and organizes data for Periodic Program Review, and manages faculty compliance with clinical agency requirements. The Assistant also provides support primarily for undergraduate programs and for graduate programs as necessary.   

Minimum of an Associate’s degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred.  The successful Assistant will 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. Candidates must be proficient with applicable computer systems and software, including Microsoft office.

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 - Nursing” 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

Library Director

Cedar Crest College seeks the next director of Cressman Library.  The successful candidate will have a vision for student success and equitable learning in library services, information literacy, and collections management. As a women’s college with co-educational adult and graduate programs, Cedar Crest offers 38 bachelor-degree programs and an advancing portfolio of master degrees and practitioner doctorates. Our mission is to educate the next generation of leaders, especially women, for life in a global community. Our students include many from first-generation college families. They include diverse races and ethnicities, nationalities, economic means, gender and sexually diverse identities, religious beliefs, abilities and disabilities, and ages.  This position is scheduled to begin in March 2020. 

The Library Director will set a forward-thinking vision for the library’s educational services and collections, valuing equity, empowerment, and expanded access for student learning in information literacy and research capabilities. The Library Director reports to the provost and advises College administration and faculty on evolving library and information-literacy based practices and needs. The director establishes library policies through collaborative leadership and decision-making with faculty, students, staff, and community members; curates the library collection and information services for evolving curricular and student learning needs; mentors and supervises library personnel, including two professional librarians, part-time support staff, and student workers; prepares and manages the library budget; maintains and negotiates contracts with library vendors to provide for optimum resources; assesses and improves library resources and services to meet curricular student learning outcomes; develops and implements the library’s instructional offerings for information literacy; prepares reports for review bodies, such as accreditors; and, among other duties, serves on College, consortium, and regional affiliate committees as needed.

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited institution; three or more years of relevant supervisory experience in a library, including a record of increasing responsibility and demonstrated success in meeting the evolving goals of contemporary library services.

Rising in three levels from the Cedar Crest hillside, the Cressman Library reflects the College's commitment to liberal-arts education and online information technologies. The open-stack structure is an integral unit of the Cedar Crest library system with collections of 121,031 print volumes and over 263,526 e-books, as well as 23,428 current serials titles, 4,706 physical media, and 97,766 streaming audiovisual materials.

The WorldCat Discovery online catalog provides computer-supported identification of the holdings of the Cedar Crest library. The library system also provides an interface to electronic networks, including access to the Internet and 80 information databases. Affiliations with the LVAIC consortium and daily document delivery services link the resources of more than two million volumes for student and faculty study and research. The Library has network affiliation with LYRASIS and OCLC to extend its access to collections in libraries in the Lehigh Valley, the United States, and worldwide.

The review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest with specific salary requirements and 3 references to https://apply.interfolio.com/71411 with “Library Director” in the subject line.  Applications submitted without these details will not be considered and the deadline to apply is January 6, 2020. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity within its community and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds. EOE

Groundskeeper/Mechanic
Full Time

Cedar Crest College has an excellent opportunity for an experienced groundskeeper/mechanic to be responsible for the upkeep, care and maintenance of the grounds on campus property throughout the year.  The groundskeeper/mechanic maintains an accessible, safe and aesthetically pleasing campus exterior, including landscape, hardscape, athletic fields and our nationally recognized campus arboretum.   The groundskeeper/mechanic also performs corrective and preventative maintenance on equipment and vehicles, as well as minor repairs.  The groundskeeper/mechanic 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 three years of experience in the landscape profession, including prior experience in equipment and vehicle repairs and maintenance.  A high school diploma (or equivalent), a valid PA driver’s license and proficiency in specialized power equipment essential.   Familiarity with reading and understanding basic drawings, is also essential.  Current Pesticide Applicator’s License preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated effective customer service, teamwork, 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 wage requirements to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “Groundskeeper/Mechanic” in the subject line. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration.  Cedar Crest College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity within its community and encourages applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds.  EOE

Part-Time Campus Police Officer

Must be available for any shift. Prior Campus Police or law enforcement (Act 120) experience preferred. Act 235 certification required. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, a degree in criminal justice or equivalent experience. Position requires a background check, including criminal history, drug screening and a psychological evaluation.  The regular schedule will typically be an 8 hour shift and a minimum of 2 days per week. The individual may be required to work days, middles, nights, weekends and holidays, based upon staffing needs. Flexibility of work schedule mandatory.  Hourly rate is $15.00. 

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 Campus Police”  in the subject line.  Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

Rodale Aquatic Center Positions

The Rodale Aquatic Center (RAC) 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. The Center currently has the following opportunities available for aquatics professionals:

Part Time Lifeguards

Cedar Crest College’s unique Rodale 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 – 6:00 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 – Part Time Lifeguard” in the subject line.

Part Time Fitness / Swim School Instructors

The Rodale Aquatic Center is seeking qualified swim school instructors and certified fitness instructors who will also serve as lifeguards. These positions will organize and instruct water based fitness programs and otherwise assist in assuring the overall safety of the Center. CPR, AED, Lifeguard, and First Aid certification required. Current certification in aquatic exercise or other fitness/aquatic based or personal training strongly preferred. Qualified candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends while the Center is operational.  Qualified candidates should submit their qualifications to:  humrscs@cedarcrest.edu with “RAC – Fitness/Swim Instructor” in the subject line.

 

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