Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Professor - Economics

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR – ECONOMICS

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for an Adjunct Professor position in Economics for Fall 2017. Applicants should hold an advanced degree in Economics (MA or PhD) and be able to teach basic economics courses, especially in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and statistics.  Compensation is dependent on credentials.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to:

Dr. Gabriel Martinez, Chair
Department of Economics
Ave Maria University
5050 Ave Maria Blvd.
Ave Maria, FL 34142

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to gmartinez@avemaria.edu, with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Position subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   https://www.avemaria.edu

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis of Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link: http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Psychology beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as ability to relate the field of Psychology to the Catholic anthropological tradition.  Ideal candidates would have capability to teach undergraduate courses in Research Methods, Quantitative Research, and Statistics, and to develop an active program of undergraduate research.  Candidates who have interest and ability to teach undergraduate courses among the following are also strongly encouraged to apply:  Principles and Methods of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition and Learning, Psychopathology, Positive Psychology, Evaluation and Testing, Introduction to Counseling, Internship, Health Psychology, Sport Psychology, and/or Forensic Psychology.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to:  Dr. Keith Houde, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142.  Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to keith.houde@avemaria.edu, with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University

Position Announcement:

Assistant Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University

 

AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY Department of Theology invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in the areas of moral or systemic theology to begin Fall 2017.  The successful candidate will demonstrate both speculative engagement with the truth of the Catholic faith and a knowledge of the philosophical resources theologians draw upon in relating the truth of faith to human reason. Ph.D. or S.T.D. required at time of appointment.  Adherence to the teachings of the Catholic Church and willingness to apply for the Mandatum are required.  Candidates should possess a record of pedagogical and scholarly excellence.  The position includes teaching core classes in theology as well as more advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should send a CV, a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching, and three letters of reference to graduatetheology@avemaria.edu, Theology Search Committee, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria FL 34142-9550, with a CC to HR@avemaria.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Position is subject to final administrative approval.

 

Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent fringe benefit package.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   https://www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis of Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link: http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Marketing and Business

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Marketing and Business beginning in Fall 2017. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree and be able to teach basic and advanced courses in marketing, including Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, and Advertising and Digital Marketing. Professional experience in the field is valued, as well as an interest in developing internship opportunities for students. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and credentials.

The AMU Marketing program is new and fast-growing.  It aims to teach marketing as a profession, not a theoretical field, for which a robust and dynamic internship and job-placement program is crucial.  Students are provided with the tools and concepts of the world of business to strengthen their analytical skills.  At the same time, marketing is supported by a robust core curriculum that instills strong intellectual habits and offers a sound view of reality that helps students to make good decisions.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to:

Dr. Frank A. Shepard, Chair, Department of Business,

Ave Maria University,
5050 Ave Maria Blvd.,
Ave Maria, FL 34142.

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to Frank.Shepard@avemaria.edu, with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Position subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   https://www.avemaria.edu

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis of Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link: http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Assistant to the Director of Athletics / Head Cheer Coach

Ave Maria University

Assistant to the Director of Athletics / Head Cheer Coach

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant to the Director of Athletics / Head Cheer Coach.  This is a full time, 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:  The assistant to the director of athletics will serve under the direction of the Director of Athletics. The position entails assisting the Director of Athletics: Manage all accounts payable, receivable for athletic department and teams. Complete in a timely manner all special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics and the Dean of Students with critical time frames. Complete reports for EADA, NAIA and The Sun Conference.  Maintain all office files, scholarship papers, receipts, and reports. Coordinate and manage the day to day operations, activities, calendar and special requests for the Athletic office.  Interact daily with coaches, students and general public.

The head cheer coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the cheer program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

The cheer program is currently non-competitive and performs at home sporting events and other selected campus activities. The program can move to a competitive cheer and stunt program with a candidate who has competitive cheer and stunt experience.

The head coach will be expected to oversee all areas of sport’s administration including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes, teaching, training and skill development, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, facility maintenance, and overall program management.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.

Qualification Requirements:   A Bachelor’s degree and previous cheer coaching or cheer experience are required.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

To Apply:  Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to the attention of Mr. John Lamanna, Director of Athletics by clicking this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127782&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Click on the Apply tab, then click on the Register Now tab, and complete that so that you can upload your cover letter, resume, and references.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for full time faculty and staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bursar

Bursar

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of Bursar.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

The Ave Maria University Business Office seeks applicants for a full-time Bursar position to work in Ave Maria, FL, reporting to the Vice-President for Finance and Administration.

 Title: Bursar Employee Class: Full Time Admin.
Department: Business Office FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Vice President of Finance and Administration Approved Date: February 2017

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Bursar’s primary functions are to maintain accounting records for student tuition and fees in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. This requires in-depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).  This position utilizes Sungard Higher Education PowerCampus Student Administration software, CBORD Campus Card System software, Microsoft Dynamics GP Financial Management Software and the CASHNet Payment Portal as well as interfacing with College Board PowerFAIDS Financial Aid Software.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining the PowerCampus setups which will result in correctly assessing student charges, and properly identifying financial aid items, payments and other credits
  • Posting tuition cost, room and board and other academic fees
  • Working with Financial Aid to determine how student balances are to be cleared, whether by scholarships, grants, loans, third party payments or student/parent payments
  • Process Financial Aid disbursements
  • Work closely with Registrar Office (VA benefits, Yellow Ribbon)
  • Billing third parties for amounts to be paid on behalf of students (Florida Prepaid, etc.)
  • Reviewing student’s balances, refunds and applying adjustments to students’ accounts
  • Collecting of current and past due accounts
  • Negotiation of past due balances with students and parents
  • Perform customer service to students, parents, staff members and visitors to resolve problems and complaints concerning student accounts
  • Interfacing with collection agency to provide them the necessary documentation for student accounts which are in collection
  • Reconciliation of General Ledger accounts relevant to all student related items
  • Supervision of the Cashier
  • Compilation, preparation, and distribution of the annual 1098-T tax statements

INCIDENTAL DUTIES:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business with an Accounting Major

EXPERIENCE:  Three to five years of broad-based accounting experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility.  Prior Bursar experience and use of PowerCampus, CASHNet, PowerFAIDS and CBORD software programs are a plus.

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume and cover letter to the attention of Mr. Robert Farnham,  V.P. of Finance and Administration,  and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on this URL link:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=123184&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.  The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Director of Campus Security

AVE MARIA UNIVERSITY JOB POSTING

POSITION:   DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS SECURITY

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of Director of Campus Security.

Department: Campus Security FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Vice President of Student Affairs Employee Class: Full Time
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Primary function is responsibility for management of all aspects of Safety and Security Operations at the Campus, Church, Donahue Academy, Middlebrook, (residential) and any other property owned or leased by Ave Maria University.  Operations include responding to criminal incidents, emergency medical incidents, potentially violent incidents, auto accidents and others. Works with departments as security related issues occur to ensure that situations are appropriately addressed and expectations for security and personal safety.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
1. Plan, train, supervise, and coordinate the 24-hour campus security patrol and operations. Position also analyzes, makes decisions, and assumes responsibility for the security and safety for the Campus and associated properties and personnel.  Management of the security plan includes determining deployment and shift activities of Security staff; determining appropriate security responses to incidents; designing and leading campus watch initiatives; monitoring, protecting facilities, assets and reporting on incidents. 20%
2. Investigate, respond to, report on all security and safety issues, and make recommendations ensuring the safety of the Campus community to the Vice President for Student Affairs and President. Investigate incidents through the disciplinary process and/or Title IX reports, and follow through with Residence Life, the appropriate law enforcement authorities, and/or emergency services. 15%
3. Serve on Emergency Management Team.  Manage the campus during emergency situations and monitor the campus during emergencies, severe weather conditions or other periods when the university is closed.  Manage wildlife on or near campus, and respond according to regulations to prevent and remove wildlife on campus.  Also conduct regular training for University on emergency preparedness. 10%
4. Serve as the Clery Compliance Officer, drafting the annual security and fire reports, maintaining the daily crime log and crime statistics, operating the emergency notification system, and ensuring compliance to state and federal regulations. 10%
5. Manage all access to Campus spaces, both hard key and keycard systems; maintains data to operate these systems, and audit the system as necessary. 15%
6. Operate and manage security software systems to maintain daily security operations and in support of investigations, to include camera, room, and building access systems. 15%
7. Responsible for the development of policy and procedures for properly providing security and safety services at the central campus and any other related facilities. 5%
8. Liaison within and without the University partners, to include town, local, county, state and federal partners. 5%
9. Oversee and supervise the University Mailroom. 5%
INCIDENTAL DUTIES:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or graduate of an accredited law enforcement academy.  Master’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Five years of relevant military, law enforcement or security experience.
CERTIFICATION: Florida driver’s license, first aid, AED and CPR certification.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Applicant must be committed to the mission and approach of the University and Division of Student Affairs, must be able to work in a team environment, proficient in managing multiple projects, managerial experience, and adaptable to a dynamic work environment.
Commitment to the mission, values, goals and plans of Ave Maria University as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. May periodically travel to satellite sites.

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume and cover letter to the attention of Mrs. Kimberly King,  V.P. of Student Affairs,  and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on this URL link:   

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127696&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

 

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.  The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Director of the Mother Teresa Project

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a full time position of Director of the Mother Teresa Project.

 Position Title: Director of the Mother Teresa Project Employee Class:
Full Time – Administrative
Department: Mother Teresa Project (6700 – 6706) FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Vice President for Student Affairs Effective: August 2013
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Director of the Mother Teresa Project provides overall leadership and strategic vision for the Mother Teresa Project, cultivating and developing relationships with service providers in the Immokalee and Naples area, and the Missionaries of Charity in the U.S. and abroad, creating and implementing a four year, developmentally appropriate program in order to preserve and spread the legacy of the life of Mother Teresa by immersion of the students in the spirituality of Mother Teresa through a program of formation and service (domestic and international), establishment of a center of devotion to Mother Teresa in the Mother Teresa Exhibition Hall, and support research and advocacy of life, family and marriage issues.

The primary duty includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance in the development, planning, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the Mother Teresa Project service-learning program, and management of the Assistant to the Director of the Mother Teresa Project, and Management of the Mother Teresa Exhibition Hall.  The Director provides oversight for the program of formation including trainings, lectures, and retreats.

The Director will support campus objectives for student placement and Institutional Advancement by cooperating with the Office of Admissions and Advancement by offering guided tours of the MTPEH to prospective students and donors, and capitalizing on opportunities presented to the MTP when travelling (domestically and internationally) to make the University known to interested parties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
1. Manage the Assistant to the Director of the Mother Teresa Project 30%
2. Manage the MTP Exhibition Hall 10%
3. Manage the overseas travel arrangements, prepare agendas for meetings with students and be willing to accompany students on mission trips if necessary. 10%
4. Establish and solidify the relationships with service providers in the Immokalee and Naples area. 25%
5. Protect and nurture the relationship with the Missionaries of Charity. <5%
6. Manage the budget for the Mother Teresa Project, and review, approve and pay invoices prepared by the Manager of the Exhibition Hall and the Assistant to the Director of the MTP, or by preparing and submitting check requests for approval to the President for payment of goods and services received by the Mother Teresa Project. 15%
7. Assist the University interests by creating opportunities for synergistic values with the Offices of Advancement and Admissions through guided tours at the Exhibition Hall and contacts with Catholic Schools if possible during Immersion trips. <5%
8.  Collect and analyze program data and provide ongoing reports as needed. 5%
INCIDENTAL DUTIES:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Prior experience in management and program development, service learning, mission outreach and/or virtue and spiritual formation of youth preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Demonstrated strengths in leadership, organization, and communication. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to travel locally and nationally and internationally. Must be able to work flexible hours; may require evenings and weekends. Knowledge of computer software. Ability to speak in front of groups. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and measure results. Commitment to the mission, values, goals and plans of Ave Maria University as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

 

Microsoft Office software experience should include Word and Excel. Conversational Spanish is helpful.

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to travel; the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work.  Will require occasional travel and work outside of regular work schedule for some mission trips and special events.

TO APPLY:    Please submit your resume and address your cover letter to:  Mrs. Kimberly King, Vice-President for Student Affairs, complete the online application form and attach your documents by clicking or copying and pasting this URL to your web browser:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127581&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefits package.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.  The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

Ave Maria University

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE:          Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

REPORTS TO:                Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT:                Physical Plant – 8000

STATUS/CLASS:               Full Time, Non-Exempt

DATE MODIFIED:           February 2017                     

PART II:              POSITION SUMMARY

The Facilities Service and HVAC Technician oversees and performs repair, maintenance, service, installation, modification, troubleshooting, inspection and monitoring of the operation of commercial/institutional heating, ventilating, fume hoods, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and associated plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and controls systems. Troubleshoots, maintains, modifies and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems and equipment, fans and fan motors, heat exchangers, pumps and pump motors, electric controls, and associated safety, overcurrent and other equipment protection devices. Supports the maintenance and operation of other campus and plant equipment, including but not limited to EMS (Energy Management Control System), condensate return systems, and scientific equipment such as low-temperature freezers.  Assists in design, identification of systems, estimating hardware and labor costs; and planning of equipment upgrades and remodel projects by Physical Plant. Provides customer service.

Titles of Positions Supervised (if any):  Student Workers

PART III:            ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Coordinates with assigned foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently
  • Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in heating/air conditioning systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or system repair and/or replacement needs
  • Fabricates equipment parts for the purpose of meeting specialty needs and/or replacing unavailable parts
  • Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations
  • Inspects HVAC systems and their components (e.g. heating units, building exhaust fans, ventilation units, etc.) for the purpose of evaluation condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance
  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance as needed for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of the HVAC system
  • Installs heating and air conditioning equipment and systems for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded capabilities
  • Repairs heating and air conditioning systems and/or components (e.g. pumps, motors, air handlers, fan coils, piping, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring a comfortable work environment
  • Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair
  • Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit
  • Solicits bids and quotes from vendors when needed and requested by Facilities Director
  • Monitors contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications
  • May act as the project coordinator for all size projects including large scale repair and new facility construction projects
  • Responds to and assists with building emergencies on a 24-hour basis
  • Performs basic electrical work and determines when an electrician is required
  • Monitors and replaces light bulbs in all assigned facilities, as needed
  • Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves as needed
  • Dismantles and installs furniture
  • Transports goods or equipment as assigned
  • Hangs pictures and shelving, as needed
  • Performs immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facility
  • Performs other related maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

PART IV:             POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:  High School diploma or G.E.D., and a certificate from a vocational technical trade school is preferred, or equivalent work experience related to HVAC systems, facilities and/or maintenance, and/or project or vendor management is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge to perform algebra and geometry, ability to review and interpret highly technical information, and write technical materials.  Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:   indoor air monitoring equipment and interpreting data results, standards for design and construction, air condition and heating codes, hazards and safety precautions, and refrigerant handling and disposal.

SKILLS:   Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include operating equipment and tools used in the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment; basic knowledge of the trades and ability to assemble and repair equipment and facilities, planning and managing projects, preparing and maintaining accurate records, and handling hazardous materials.

ABILITY:  Ability to display mechanical aptitude, problem solve with equipment to identify issues and create action plans, schedule activities, use job-related equipment, and be flexible with others in a variety of circumstances, ability to adapt to changing work priorities, communicate with diverse groups, meet deadlines and schedules, work as part of a team, comply with OSHA/TOSHA regulations, and work with interruptions.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two years’ job related experience in HVAC maintenance, with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

Valid FL Driver’s License & evidence of insurability; Freon handling certificate; Universal EPA Refrigeration Certificate

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE: 

Proficiency with personal computer applications, as well as ability to support and maintain other campus physical plant equipment.   

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:   occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.  Generally, the job requires 10% sitting, 60% walking, and 30% standing.  The job is performed under temperature extremes and in a generally hazard free environment.

TO APPLY:   Please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Mr. Jason Sylvester, Director of Physical Plant by logging in to our Talent Management site that is reached by copying and pasting this URL address in to your web browser:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=123920&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time staff.  Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Female Residence Hall Director

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

 

 

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of Female Residence Hall Director.

FEMALE RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

2017-2018 Academic Year

Title: Female Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME
Department: 3002 Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position.
Reports To: Director of Residence Life and Housing
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Residence Life, the Residence Director is responsible for the housing operations of the male and female residence hall facilities and the direct supervision of the Resident Assistants in her assigned residence hall.  The Residence Director will utilize and develop skills in staff supervision, administration, interpersonal communication, management, mediation, and program development while maintaining the spirit of Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  The Residence Director, along with the support of her staff of Resident Assistants, is responsible for promoting Christ-centered spiritual growth in the residence halls.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General Responsibilities

·         Serve as a strong Catholic role model for the students and the community.

·         Participate in campus-wide programming and staff events as needed.

·         Take part in professional staff on-call duty rotation (nightly and weekend).

·         Maintain a specific number of office hours per week.

·         Attend staff meetings as determined by supervisor.

·         Train and Manage assigned Resident Assistant hall staff.

·         Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life or the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Housing Operations

  • Responsible for coordinating a variety of operations within the department including roommate matching, data management, occupancy reports, housing contract administration, withdrawals and cancellations, room assignments, residence hall opening and closing, etc.
  • Coordinate and Approve assigned residence hall room changes.
  • Assist with the development and monitoring of a system for furniture and equipment inventory and replacement.
  • Maintain and update a database containing applicant and building information.

·         Oversee and coordinate room inspections of assigned residence halls.

Student Conduct

·         Clearly communicate, interpret and enforce department and University policies to staff and students.

·         Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavior issues and concerns.

·         Review all incident reports, consult and follow-up on incident reports as needed.

·         Oversee resolution of Code of Conduct violations.

·         Serve as the Student Conduct hearing officer as needed.

·         Assist in providing programs and educational interventions to minimize behavioral issues within the community. Challenge, confront and follow up on negative behavior and vandalism.

·         Recommend changes in policies and procedures.

·         Assist Security in the evacuation of residence halls during fire drills.

Community Development

·         Administer a comprehensive programming model that provides the residents with a variety of activities and experiences.

·         Distribute, collect, and manage all of the forms associated with Residence Life Programming including Planning, Evaluation, and Attendance Sheets.

·         Oversee all residence hall programming efforts and maintain appropriate records.

·         Design and present campus-wide educational programs.

·         Work at deepening relationships with the residents by planning activities, honoring special days (e.g. birthdays, feast days), etc.

·         Promote and encourage individual responsibility and respect for others.

·         Develop effective relationships with residents through daily interaction.

·         Encourage a sense of building pride and respect for the residence hall and community.

·         Educate students on the importance of personal and building security.

Counseling and Advising

·         Be sensitive and responsive to students’ spiritual, emotional, personal and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals to campus resources.

·         Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological and other crisis or emergency situations.  Being aware of and responding to the effects such crises have on the community.

Spiritual Life

  • Serve as a spiritual shepherd in the residence halls, creating an atmosphere of encouragement and support for the resident students, during daily life, celebration, and times of crisis.
  • Work with the Office of Service Learning to organize and lead a service project for students each semester.
  • Seek out individual ministry with residents through being involved, available, and approachable, showing concern, listening, and praying with them.
  • Keep the residents informed of relevant spiritual information and provide them with resources which will help them grow spiritually.
Supervision

·         Provide on-going supervision, support and evaluation for the Resident Assistants.

·         Plan and conduct weekly staff meetings.

·         Meet on a bi-weekly individual basis with Resident Assistants.

·         Coordinating Resident Assistants weekend duty.

Hall Operations

·         Assist with opening and closing of the residence halls each semester.

·         Build and maintain a working relationship with the Physical Plant staff.

·         Report all maintenance and housekeeping problems to Physical Plant.

·         Follow up on problems not remedied within a reasonable time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Organization, time management, ability to work independently, strong management skills, ability to work on multiple tasks, willingness to serve, connect and build relationships with the students, detail-orientated, flexibility, 24/7 availability to students, willingness to work over-time, nights, and weekends.

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required and professional Student Affairs experience preferred.

 

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume and cover letter to the attention of Mrs. Vivian Crockett, Director of Residence Life,  and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on  or copying and pasting this URL link in to your web browser:   

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127778&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

 

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.  The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker

Ave Maria University

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE:          Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker

REPORTS TO:                  Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT:                Physical Plant – 8000

STATUS/CLASSIF.:          Full Time, Non-Exempt

DATE MODIFIED:           February 2017                     

PART II:              POSITION SUMMARY

The Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance, care, and modification of University grounds and landscapes which includes the operation of electrically-powered and gasoline-powered grounds keeping equipment and machines, and the use of small hand and power tools or equipment in planting, cultivating, and trimming grounds and landscaping. The Groundskeeper also performs maintenance on grounds keeping equipment and tools, and makes minor repairs (within demonstrated capability) as directed.
Titles of Positions Supervised (if any):  Student Workers

 PART III:            ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Performs tasks common to the care of grounds and landscapes by seeding, watering, mulching, fertilizing, and applying chemicals to outside plantings, lawns and turf, as well as inside flowers and cuttings used in transplanting; inspecting plant materials for insects, disease, physical and mechanical damage and identifying replacements; transplanting, pruning, trimming, and cultivating trees, shrubs, ground cover, and flowers; and storing and caring for bulbs and cuttings in the winter season.
  2. Performs regular and directed grounds and landscape maintenance by mowing lawns with riding or push mowers; trimming and edging around trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers, sidewalks and buildings; weeding, thinning and cleaning flower beds and other grounds by hand or utilizing proper tools and equipment; and setting up, adjusting, repairing, and cleaning irrigation systems.
  3. Provides a record of grounds and landscape watering and chemical spraying by keeping daily logs of areas watered and duration of watering and the application of chemicals, including areas sprayed, amount and type of chemicals used, substances sprayed and reason, and the wind speed and direction at time of spraying.
  4. Removes unsightly trash and debris from public areas by regularly inspecting grounds, drains, manhole covers, etc., for debris; raking, sweeping and bagging leaves, debris, dirt and trash from streets, sidewalks, parking lots, tunnels, and transporting the trash to designated central collection points on a daily basis.
  5. Prepares outdoor locations for use by visitors, vendors, and the public as needed by campus operations, such as moving bleachers and seating, and erecting portable goals or other athletic equipment.
  6. Applies chemicals used in grounds keeping (horticulture, turf management, and floriculture) properly and safely by wearing prescribed protective clothing, masks, and/or rubber gloves and boots, following either written or verbal directions for mixing chemical compounds according to specifications, applying the chemicals properly on grounds and landscapes designated for their use, and disposing of residual chemical products as directed or storing and labeling them for future use.
  7. Safely operates light vehicles such as pick-up trucks, tractors, riding mowers and portable power tools and equipment such as saws, grass trimmers, leaf blowers, sprayers, and other grounds keeping equipment by obeying applicable traffic laws and following operator instructions, and wearing appropriate safety items such as goggles, gloves, or other appropriate protective clothing.
  8. Ensures that grounds maintenance equipment and building maintenance equipment are operational by performing routine and preventative maintenance and cleaning of tools, equipment and machines within reasonable capabilities.
  9. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  10. Contributes to the overall success of the campus by performing all other related duties as assigned.

 EDUCATION:  High School diploma or equivalent is required.  An Associate’s degree in horticulture or turf management is a plus.

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of two years’ experience in groundskeeping is required.  An Associate’s degree in horticulture or a related field may be substituted for the two years of experience required.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

Valid FL Driver’s License & evidence of insurability is required.  Possession of a public pesticide applicators license is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in planting, cultivating, and trimming a variety of types of trees, shrubs, ground cover, flowers and grasses is required.  Knowledge of the proper care of turf and ornamentals, and the use and proper disposal of chemicals used in groundskeeping (horticulture, turf management, and floriculture) is preferred.

SKILLS:   Must be able to read and write in the English language sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions as well as directions for the proper mixture, use, disposal/storage of cleaners, solvents, chemicals, fertilizers and similar products used in groundskeeping and writing the daily log of watering and spraying.

Skill in the proper operation and maintenance of grounds maintenance tools, equipment, and machinery is required.  Ability to identify and eradicate disease or insect damage to plant and turf materials is preferred.

ABILITY:  Ability to display mechanical aptitude, problem solve with equipment to identify issues and create action plans, schedule activities, use job-related equipment, and be flexible with others in a variety of circumstances, ability to adapt to changing work priorities, communicate with diverse groups, meet deadlines and schedules, work as part of a team, and comply with OSHA/TOSHA regulations.

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE: 

Proficiency with operating and maintaining grounds keeping equipment such as riding and push mowers, Bobcats, Chain saws, Weed Trimmers, Leaf Blowers, etc. is required.   

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s essential functions require the following physical demands:   Ability to lift and carry groundskeeping supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an occasional basis, prolonged sitting, walking or standing, and frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing and reaching on a daily basis are required. Occasional climbing, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling is required.   The job is performed under temperature extremes and in a generally hazard free environment.

TO APPLY:   Please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Mr. Jason Sylvester, Director of Physical Plant by logging in to our Talent Management site that is reached by copying and pasting this URL address in to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=123919&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Ave Maria University

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Job Posting

 

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.  This is a full time, 12-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:  The head strength and conditioning coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the strength and conditioning program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

Position Summary and Duties:

This is a full-time position that will involve leading a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing individual and team strength and conditioning training for all sport programs operating within the University Athletic facilities. These teams include Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Football, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Women’s Lacrosse and Cheerleading. This would include implementation of team and individual programs for student-athletes during the in-season and off-season, day-to-day operations of weight room, supervision of a part time and student staff and completing all necessary record keeping.

Manage the intercollegiate athletic department strength and conditioning equipment.  Monitor equipment inventory for the strength and conditioning department and schedule maintenance when necessary. Monitor budget for weight room.  Research and make recommendations for purchase of new equipment when needed.

Counsel and advise coaching staff and student-athletes on various components of the strength and condition program.

Train and coach current student-athletes in proper weight training and strength and conditioning.

Attend all necessary University and Department meetings. Maintain awareness and understanding of all NAIA Compliance rules especially regarding voluntary summer programs.

In conjunction with Athletic Training staff, coordinate and execute rehabilitation and maintenance programs for student-athletes.

Monitor the Weight Room Safety Program.

Hire and supervise work-study student weight room employees. Oversee and schedule all weight room activities. Provide leadership, supervision, planning and project coordination for staff.

Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the Director of Athletics. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in health, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, or related field.
  • NSCA (National Strength & Conditioning Association) certification required, or working towards certification within 1 year of employment, or CSCS or CSCCA Certification
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of previous collegiate strength and condition work experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of NAIA regulations and compliance issues.
  • Must be able to demonstrate correct weight training activities
  • Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software products.
  • Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

To Apply:  Interested external candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to the attention of Mr. John Lamanna, Director of Athletics by clicking this URL:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=128074&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Internal Candidates please apply by copying and pasting this URL in your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/myportal/ess/recruitment/internalPostingPreview.faces?client=AMU&jobId=128074&lang=en_US&source=CC2

 

Click on the Apply tab, then click on the Register Now tab, and complete that so that you can upload your cover letter, resume, and references.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for full time faculty and staff. Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Head Women's Softball Coach

Ave Maria University

Head Women’s Softball Coach

Job Posting

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Softball Coach.  This is a full time, 12-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:  The head coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the women’s softball program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

The head coach will be expected to oversee all areas of sport’s administration including, but not limited to, teaching, training and skill development, recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, facility maintenance, and overall program management.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.

Qualification Requirements:   A Bachelor’s degree and previous softball coaching experience are required.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

To Apply:  Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to the attention of Mr. John Lamanna, Interim Athletic Director by clicking this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127783&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Click on the Apply tab, then click on the Register Now tab, and complete that so that you can upload your cover letter, resume, and references.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for full time faculty and staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Male Residence Hall Director

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

 

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of Male Residence Hall Director.

 

 

MALE RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION

2016-2017 Academic Year

Title: Male Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME
Department: 3002 Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position.
Reports To: Director of Residence Life and Housing
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Residence Life, the Residence Director is responsible for the housing operations of the male and female residence hall facilities and the direct supervision of the Resident Assistants in his/her assigned residence hall.  The Residence Director will utilize and develop skills in staff supervision, administration, interpersonal communication, management, mediation, and program development while maintaining the spirit of Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  The Residence Director, along with the support of his/her staff of Resident Assistants, is responsible for promoting Christ-centered spiritual growth in the residence halls.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General Responsibilities

·         Serve as a strong Catholic role model for the students and the community.

·         Participate in campus-wide programming and staff events as needed.

·         Take part in professional staff on-call duty rotation (nightly and weekend).

·         Maintain a specific number of office hours per week.

·         Attend staff meetings as determined by supervisor.

·         Train and Mange assigned Resident Assistant hall staff.

·         Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life or the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Housing Operations

  • Responsible for coordinating a variety of operations within the department including roommate matching, data management, occupancy reports, housing contract administration, withdrawals and cancellations, room assignments, residence hall opening and closing, etc.
  • Coordinate and Approve assigned residence hall room changes.
  • Assist with the development and monitoring of a system for furniture and equipment inventory and replacement.
  • Maintain and update a database containing applicant and building information.

·         Oversee and coordinate room inspections of assigned residence halls.

Student Conduct

·         Clearly communicate, interpret and enforce department and University policies to staff and students.

·         Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavior issues and concerns.

·         Review all incident reports, consult and follow-up on incident reports as needed.

·         Oversee resolution of Code of Conduct violations.

·         Serve as the Student Conduct hearing officer as needed.

·         Assist in providing programs and educational interventions to minimize behavioral issues within the community. Challenge, confront and follow up on negative behavior and vandalism.

·         Recommend changes in policies and procedures.

·         Assist Security in the evacuation of residence halls during fire drills.

Community Development

·         Administer a comprehensive programming model that provides the residents with a variety of activities and experiences.

·         Distribute, collect, and manage all of the forms associated with Residence Life Programming including Planning, Evaluation, and Attendance Sheets.

·         Oversee all residence hall programming efforts and maintain appropriate records.

·         Design and present campus-wide educational programs.

·         Work at deepening relationships with the residents by planning activities, honoring special days (e.g. birthdays, feast days), etc.

·         Promote and encourage individual responsibility and respect for others.

·         Develop effective relationships with residents through daily interaction.

·         Encourage a sense of building pride and respect for the residence hall and community.

·         Educate students on the importance of personal and building security.

Counseling and Advising

·         Be sensitive and responsive to students’ spiritual, emotional, personal and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals to campus resources.

·         Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological and other crisis or emergency situations.  Being aware of and responding to the effects such crises have on the community.

Spiritual Life

  • Serve as a spiritual shepherd in the residence halls, creating an atmosphere of encouragement and support for the resident students, during daily life, celebration, and times of crisis.
  • Work with the Office of Service Learning to organize and lead a service project for students each semester.
  • Seek out individual ministry with residents through being involved, available, and approachable, showing concern, listening, and praying with them.
  • Keep the residents informed of relevant spiritual information and provide them with resources which will help them grow spiritually.
Supervision

·         Provide on-going supervision, support and evaluation for the Resident Assistants.

·         Plan and conduct weekly staff meetings.

·         Meet on a bi-weekly individual basis with Resident Assistants.

·         Coordinating Resident Assistants weekend duty.

Hall Operations

·         Assist with opening and closing of the residence halls each semester.

·         Build and maintain a working relationship with the Physical Plant staff.

·         Report all maintenance and housekeeping problems to Physical Plant.

·         Follow up on problems not remedied within a reasonable time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Organization, time management, ability to work independently, strong management skills, ability to work on multiple tasks, willingness to serve, connect and build relationships with the students, detail-orientated, flexibility, 24/7 availability to students, willingness to work over-time, nights, and weekends.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required and professional Student Affairs experience preferred.

 

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume and cover letter to the attention of Mrs. Vivian Crockett, Director of Residence Life, and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on or copying and pasting this URL link in to your web browser:   

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=127779&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

The Residence Hall Director must embrace and advance the Catholic mission and identity of the University through personal conduct that upholds the utmost confidentiality of the office and represents the highest Christian standards.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Staff Counselor

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Position:  Staff Counselor

Posted:  4/4/2017

Expires:  When filled

Location: Ave Maria, FL

Category: Counseling

Terms: Full Time Employee

Classification:  Exempt Professional

Experience: 2 – 4 years

Education: Master’s Degree

Base Pay: Salary

Job Description

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a Staff Counselor (full-time, exempt position).

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Reporting to the Director of Counseling Services, the Staff Counselor provides direct clinical mental health counseling services to students in all university programs, including intake assessments, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention. Counseling Services is a unit within the larger Division of Student Affairs at Ave Maria University that offers a range of confidential services to support the mental health needs of students, and provides outreach and prevention services to guide students in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direct clinical services such as individual, couples, and group counseling within a predominantly short-term model.
  • Performs risk assessment and crisis intervention.
  • Facilitates referrals to community providers for students requiring specialized or intensive, long-term treatment.
  • Develops and presents outreach programs to students on a variety of topics related to mental health and wellness.
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations.
  • Follows policies and procedures consistent with state mental health laws and ethical guidelines.
  • Participates in continuing education and professional development activities consistent with state licensure requirements.
  • Participates in direct supervision and case consultation meetings.
  • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as required.

EDUCATION

Master’s degree in psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, or clinical social work.

LICENSURE

Must be licensed in the state of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Social Worker, or able to secure licensure within one month of employment at Ave Maria University.

EXPERIENCE

A minimum of two years of post- graduate experience is required. Experience providing counseling services in a university counseling center is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Expertise in clinical assessment, crisis intervention, and the prevention and evidence based treatment of mental health concerns relevant to a college population. Must have a strong commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church and be committed to providing counseling services that are reflective of Christianity. Proficiency in using electronic health record systems, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

TO APPLY:  Please submit resume and cover letter to the attention of Ms. Ana Maria Li-Rosi, LMHC, NCC, Director of Counseling Services, and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on this URL link:

                                         Staff Counselor Application Link

                                                            (Click Here)

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

 

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.  The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.

 

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:   www.avemaria.edu

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 30 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location