Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Professors - Accounting and Finance

ADJUNCT PROFESSORS – Accounting and Finance, and Business – FALL 2018 and Spring 2019

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for an Adjunct Professor position in Accounting and Finance and Business for fall 2018 as well as semesters in the future. Applicants should hold an advanced degree in Accounting or Finance (MA, PhD or DBA) and be able to teach basic accounting or finance courses. Applicants for the Adjunct Professor in Business must be capable of teaching Quantitative Business Analysis. 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. Frank A. Shepard, Chair, Department of Business

Ave Maria University

5050 Ave Maria Blvd.

Ave Maria, FL 34142

Only electronic applications will be accepted and your application materials should be uploaded at this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=254260&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

Click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials.

Letters of reference that are being sent directly by the person providing the reference may send them to the director of human resources via email to: Kathy.Phelps@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

Adjunct Professor of Physics or Engineering for Spring/Fall 2019

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for an Adjunct Professor of Physics or Engineering for Spring/Fall 2019.

The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers undergraduate degrees in biochemistry, chemistry, and physics. Candidates with the capacity to teach undergraduate physics courses is mandatory (including mechanics, materials, and electricity & magnetism). Post-graduate experience teaching physics is required for the role, and familiarity with experiential teaching through laboratories is expected. A bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate in physics, engineering or applied math or related discipline is required.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

Electronic application materials should be uploaded at: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=264163&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Click on the link under the position, the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials.

Please address your cover letter to Ave Maria University Physics Faculty Search Committee, and attach that with all the above requested application materials.

If you need assistance with submitting application materials, please contact Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

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.

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for Spring/Fall 2019

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry or Biochemistry beginning in the Spring/Fall of 2019.

All specializations of chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering are encouraged to apply. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering is required. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach introductory chemistry courses and labs. The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers undergraduate degrees of biochemistry, chemistry, and physics.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

TO APPLY:

Electronic applications should be uploaded at this URL: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=264162&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Click on the link under the position, the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials.

Please address your cover letter to Ave Maria University Chemistry Faculty Search Committee, and attach that with all the above requested application materials.

If you need assistance with submitting application materials, please contact Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

Nursing Faculty

Nursing:

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for full-time and part-time faculty positions and clinical instructors to join our B.S.N. Program team. Qualified candidates will possess an active Florida RN license and recent experience teaching in an ASN or four-year BSN program. A Master of Science in Nursing is required; a Doctorate in Nursing is preferred.  Applicants with experience teaching Fundamentals, Health Assessment, Medical Surgical Nursing, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, OB and Pediatrics are preferred.

TO APPLY:

Applicants should register within the Ave Maria University’s online talent management site and upload their cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching addressed to: Dr. Denise McNulty, Nursing Program Director, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL 34142.

Electronic applications through the talent module are required. Please click or copy and paste this link to your browser to register, upload your application materials and apply online:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=268848&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Questions can be directed to (denise.mcnulty@avemaria.edu).

If the letters of recommendation need to be sent separately, please have them emailed to our Director of Human Resources at:  Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu and she will upload them to your online application materials.

Rank and salary are commensurate with experience and credentials. Review of applications is currently underway and will continue until the positions are filled.

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.

Visiting Assistant Professor of History

The History Department at Ave Maria University invites applications for a full-time one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of History for the 2019-20 academic year. 

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand and a specialty in U.S. history.  Ability to teach the CORE 101 and 102 Western Civilization sequence would be an asset.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a Statement of Interest, a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in St. John Paul II’s document Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching, CV, three letters of reference, and a teaching statement to the Human Resources department by April 15th.  Please address your cover letter to Dr. Paul Baxa, Chair, Department of History, Ave Maria University.

Please log in to our online talent management site, register, and upload your documents electronically at this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=282910&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

If you need assistance with submitting application materials, please contact Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.

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.

Academic Administrative Assistant Shakespeare in Performance

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Academic Administrative Assistant for the Shakespeare in Performance and Humanities Department.

Title:  Academic Administrative Assistant, Shakespeare in Performance
Department:  Humanities
Reports to:  Dr. Travis Curtright, Director of Shakespeare in Performance
Employee Class:   Full time
FLSA Status:   exempt
Classification:  Academic Administrative

Primary Purpose

The Academic Administrative Assistant uses independent and discretionary decision making and management skills to ensure the management and efficient, organized operations of the Shakespeare in Performance and Humanities academic department, and supports the director by managing key aspects of the operations of the Shakespeare and Humanities programs. Responsibilities include stage management; support during all rehearsals and performance runs; communication with other departments and within the troupe; summer camp recruitment, marketing, and oversight; ticketing; program marketing and fundraising. The AAA will provide support to Shakespeare in Performance and the Humanities program as needed.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Available for all rehearsals, production meetings, performances.
  • Track rehearsal props, costumes, blocking, “on book” for actors, records line notes, provides hard copies of all scripts and supplementary materials.
  • Call and run backstage area for performances.
  • Oversee student committees on costumes, hair, makeup, fundraising and marketing.
  • Oversee black box theater space: management, maintenance of space and training of students on equipment and procedures.
  • Annual fundraising planning and organization for arts-specific donors.
  • Marketing operations: formulating and executing strategies and branding.
  • Ticketing and front of house duties with supervision of student assistants in these areas.
  • Budgetary/finances: record and monitor production costs and day to day purchasing and reimbursements.
  • Communications both within the troupe and with other departments at the university.
  • Administrative support for academic instruction and available to work with individual students as directed.
  • Camp management: year-round direction of and preparation for high school summer camp.
  • Student learning assessment reports and operations plans for the Humanities program.

Education

Master’s degree in theater preferred. Bachelors from Ave Maria University preferred.

Experience

Minimum of one to three years of progressive administrative experience. Computer experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Publisher, basic Excel software, in addition to general office skills is required.   Knowledge and understanding of Shakespeare in Performance, with experience in planning and scheduling rehearsals, props, and management of costumes, scripts, theater backstage during performances planning, marketing, budgeting, and fundraising is preferred.  Familiarity with using social media is required.

Certification

Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Exceptional time management and organization skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision.

Willingness to serve, and build relationships with the troupe

Must possess strong initiative, leadership skills, organizational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask to manage a variety of projects and priorities, coordinating the actions of others, follow through on projects to timely completion, and demonstrate excellent judgment with attention to detail.

Requires flexible hours during performance runs.

Microsoft Office experience with Word, Outlook, Publisher, Excel, Power Point software experience.

Must support the University’s Catholic mission.

Physical Skills and Abilities

Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, type and perform data entry, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information, ability to hear in order to answer telephones and to communicate verbally, and the ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily indoors with minimal safety hazards, and requires seated, standing, and movement work.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter addressed to Dr. Travis Curtright, Chair of the Humanities and Liberal Studies Department, your resume, and a list of three references with their contact information.  Please click on or copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to reach the application site for this position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=282904&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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 reference letters or list.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is 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.

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

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

Counselor

Posted:  11/9/2018
Accepting applications until filled
Location: Ave Maria, FL
Category: Counseling
Employee Type: Full Time Employee or two part-times to equal one FTE
Classification:  Exempt Professional
Experience: 2 – 4 years
Education: Master’s Degree

POSITION:
Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a full time mental health Counselor.  The University will also consider two part time candidates as well.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Reporting to the Dean of Students, the  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 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 Mrs. Vivian Crockett, Dean of Students, and complete the online application form and attach documents by clicking on this URL link:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=267398&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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 45 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

Plumber

Institution:  Ave Maria University
Location:  Ave Maria, FL
Category:  Facilities Management
Posted: 04/05/2018
Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Summary

Ave Maria University, Physical Plant Facilities Management Department is currently seeking a Plumber. Under the general supervision of the Director, the Plumber repairs and maintains plumbing systems machinery and mechanical equipment such as lavatories, toilets, showers, supply lines, drains, traps, pumps and equipment.

Essential Functions

Performs routine preventative maintenance on all plumbing equipment, including:

  • Clean, repair, and install piping for a wide variety of equipment: sinks, toilets, drinking fountains, laboratory fixtures, dishwashers, disposals and water filtration systems.
  • Repair and install sump pumps, water circulators, and various valves.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access and remove defective parts.
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • Lubricates and cleans parts.

Completes assigned plumbing work orders, including:

  • Co-Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts.
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
  • Identifying necessary parts and equipment for ordering.
  • Starts devices to test their performance.
  • Initiates orders for parts and machines, and necessary equipment.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Provide assistance with small projects by rebuilding, repairing, and replacing equipment, including controls.
  • Assist with maintaining equipment and service records.
  • Assists or perform all other skilled maintenance duties as required or assigned by immediate supervisor.
  • Assists other trades personnel in work projects or special assignments.
  • Keep shop areas clean and organized.
  • Comply and follow procedures to support part with work orders.
  • Close work orders on a daily basis. 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School diploma required, Associate’s degree preferred.
  • 5-8 years of full-time experience as a plumber required.
  • Candidate must have a valid Journeyman Plumbers License and a current, valid Driver’s License and having the Back Flow Prevention Device Tester certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge and extensive experience in the maintenance, installation and repair of plumbing systems associated with commercial buildings, equipment and fixtures is required.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and piping diagrams and work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be mature, adaptable and have the ability to work pleasantly and tactfully with his/her fellow employees, faculty, students and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language.

Benefits: Ave Maria University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, STD and LTD insurance, employer match on retirement contributions, tuition assistance, paid holidays, and paid time off.

TO APPLY:  Please log in to our online talent management site by copying and pasting the  URL link below to your web browser: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&sid=QU1V&jobId=146372&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Please register, complete the application questions, and upload your resume, cover letter addressed to Director of Physical Plant, and either your reference letters or a list of references with their contact information.

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

Prospect Research Analyst

Title: Prospect Research Analyst Employee Class: Full Time

Department: Advancement Services- 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Advancement Services Grade:

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the Prospect Research Analyst manages all aspects of donor and prospect research for Ave Maria University’s Office of Advancement. In this capacity, the prospect researcher extracts information from in-house and external sources to support Executive Leadership and individual Gift Officers in performing their duties. This will be accomplished by providing comprehensive research on individual, foundation, and corporate major gift donors and prospects. The Prospect Research Analyst will also report on responsibilities and initiatives related to the overall support of the University’s prospect management and strategy development program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Time %

1. Manage a comprehensive, proactive, and reactive research program helping to identify and qualify individuals in preparation for cultivation and solicitation. 25 %

2. Work within the university-wide prospect management system to support designing and executing strategies to manage and grow the size and value of the prospect pool as well as to assign prospects and donors to respective executive leadership and individual gift officers. 20%

3. Prepare analytical reports, project summaries and solicitation information and other database extractions as required. Interpret, evaluate and synthesize biographical and financial information on donors and prospects. 20%

4. Utilizing electronic sources and in-house files, prepare reports, profiles, and prospect lists to be used by gift officers, executive leadership, and advancement team. 15%

5. Make contact with qualified prospects and lapsed donors to set up an initial meeting with the Gift Officer and engage with donors at advancement events. 15%

6. Develop strategies for identifying new prospects 10%

7. Participate in prospect management team meetings, led by the Director of Advancement Services, for determining priorities of tasks, reviewing work, and delegating responsibility. 5%

8. Develop and maintain systems and procedures that establish and maintain standards of quality, accuracy, and timeliness for prospect research. 5%

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

EXPERIENCE: 2 to 4 years in prospect research utilizing research tools common in the field.

CERTIFICATION:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: * Ability to theorize and develop proactive prospecting processes to support organizational goals, including data mining, and constituent database queries. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of basic computer software packages * Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software, Target Analytics, and LexisNexis and demonstrated proficiency in extracting data/reports in Excel. * Ability to work independently, prioritize work, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines. * Knowledge of wealth indicators, electronic research tools, fundraising terms, and processes. * Ability to gather and analyze data from multiple sources. * Proficient in business writing. * Ability to appropriately handle confidential information. * Commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University and Catholic higher education.

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 an ability to grasp, 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: Interested applicants should apply at this URL link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1

-96f8-4956-8ccece625b0b2943&jobId=257633&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Ms. Jennifer Whitis, Director of Advancement Services, along with a résumé and three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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:

www.avemaria.edu

Systems Support Technician

Systems Support Technician
The Information Technology Department at Ave Maria University seeks applications for the position of Systems Support Technician.

Job Summary
Responsible for providing technical assistance and support related to campus computer systems, hardware, and software. This role will have a strong focus in supporting the printing infrastructure and its general maintenance. Resolve technical problems with users in-person as well as troubleshoot issues over the phone. Manage the University’s duplication center printing services. Maintain an SLA in accordance with the policy set by the Network Systems Manager.

Required Qualifications

Excellent customer service skills
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Strong desire to learn new technology
Demonstrates a positive, self-starter attitude
Strong attention to detail with ability to multi-task
Knowledge of large-scale network printing configuration and troubleshooting
Familiar with desktop support and troubleshooting methods
Associate Degree in Information Systems, or equivalent experience
Minimum of 1 year experience working in a 50+ user Windows desktop/server environment

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with the following applications is highly desired
KACE ticketing system
PaperCut
Hands-on experience supporting iOS / Mac / iPhone is a plus
Familiar with the following printers is a distinct advantage:
Konica-Minolta
Kyocera
Hewlett-Packard

To Apply:
Interested candidates should click or copy and paste this URL to their web browser:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=266622&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001
register, complete the application form, and upload your cover letter, resume and 3 letters of recommendation or a list of three references with their contact information by clicking on the APPLY TAB.

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

Coordinator of Mission Outreach

Title: Coordinator of Mission Outreach Employee Class: Full Time
Department: Campus Ministry Exempt
Reports To: Director of Mission Outreach
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Coordinator of Mission Outreach (CMO) supports the Director of Mission Outreach by promoting the building of a genuine Catholic community on campus through a vibrant spiritual program, including retreats, prayer events, ministry events and fostering peer-to-peer ministry. Responsible for the scheduling and execution of the retreat program as well as a variety of other Mission Outreach events.  CMO will assist with administrative support to both Mission Outreach and Campus Ministry as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Collaborates with other internal University Offices, particularly Campus Ministry, Student Life, Residence Life and Athletics.

·         Responsible for the successful management of the day to day operations, events, calendar scheduling, daily bulletin announcements, flyer notifications, and special requests from Mission Outreach.

·         Implementation of student activities and ministries, including the growth and development of a peer ministry team.

·         Retreat planning and development which includes outdoor retreats, silent retreats and co-ed retreats

·         Perpetual Adoration – Arrange initiatives to get students signed up for perpetual adoration.  This occurs twice per year.

·         Vocation Fest – assisting in the planning, coordinating and organization.

·         Attendance at events on campus. (ministry, student life and athletics related)

·         Perform additional tasks as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision.
  • Willingness to serve, connect and build relationships with the students
  • Must possess strong initiative, leadership skills, organizational and project management skills, with the ability to multitask to manage a variety of projects and priorities, coordinating the actions of others, follow through on projects to timely completion, and demonstrate excellent judgment with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment handling sensitive and confidential matters.
  • Must support the University’s Catholic mission.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Youth Ministry, Parish experience or Evangelization experience preferred.

 

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, type and perform data entry, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information, ability to hear in order to answer telephones and to communicate verbally, and the ability to sit for extended periods of time.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily indoors with minimal safety hazards, and requires primarily seated work.

TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter addressed to Mr. Scott King, Director of Mission Outreach, your resume, and a list of three references with their contact information.  Please click on or copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to reach the application site for this position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=269892&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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 reference letters or list.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is 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.

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

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

 

 

Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a Groundskeeper – General Maintenance Worker.
POSITION TITLE: Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker
REPORTS TO: Director of Physical Plant
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant – 8000
STATUS/CLASSIF.: Full Time, Non-Exempt
DATE Posted: January 21, 2019
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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=271665&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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.

Program Manager, Phone Center

Title:  Program Manager, Phone Center Employee Class:  Full Time
Department: Advancement – 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To:   Director of Advancement Services Classification:   Administrative
PRIMARY PURPOSE
With the leadership and direction of the Director of Advancement Services, the Phone Center Manager oversees the Phone Center, which raises funds to support Ave Maria University’s mission priorities and retrieves lists for advancement and university initiatives. This position supervises the general operations of the Phone Center, including hiring and managing 8-12 student callers, developing and executing call strategies, pulling target audience lists, compiling cohesive reports and updating the Raiser’s Edge database.  The Phone Center Manager will also work in tandem with AMU’s direct marketing and special events teams to coordinate efforts and the Director of Advancement Services to improve data integrity and to develop comprehensive contact lists.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
1. Interviews, hires, trains and manages all student callers and team leaders. Offers ongoing coaching and training for callers. 10%
2. Maps out Phone Center strategies including timing of appeals, goals for segments and contacts. Coordinates with Advancement staff to ensure Phone Center is available for pre-and post-event and direct marketing follow up. 10%
3. Manages daily call sessions by providing oversight, guidance, goals and scripts. Develops incentives to motivate callers. Keeps callers apprised of current AMU news and giving initiatives. 10%
4. Tracks and reports on individual daily caller statistics as well as overall Phone Center performance. 20%
5. Monitors and ensures accuracy of data entry and daily processing of pledge information; ensures timely recording and mailing of letters and mail responses. Confers with Advancement Services to develop and refine segments and assist with data entry. 20%
6. Works with Advancement Services to build queries and exports to retrieve target audience for advancement and university initiatives (phone, email, and mail listings).  Works collaboratively with Advancement team to assist with a wide range of fundraising initiatives and ensure activities are integrated in overall advancement strategy. 20%
7. Is fully cross trained and acts as backup for gift processing and receipting process. 10%
*Other duties may also be assigned
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree
EXPERIENCE: Supervisory experience preferred. Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge a plus; experience in Microsoft Office and social media required.
CERTIFICATION: Valid Driver’s License
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal and telephone communication skills, writing, speaking, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed while also being able to work as a team-member to get work done efficiently and effectively;
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office environment;
  • Ability to work with short and long-term goals of Advancement and establish strategies for reaching those goals;
  • Maintain sensitivity, discretion, and tact in working with confidential information;
  • Ability to be effective in the use of resources including time, talent, finances, etc.;
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and disseminate results/outcomes in working independently and as a team member;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends for events as required;
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University and Catholic higher education.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or 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, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with minimal potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work.

Ave Maria University 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.

Ave Maria University has an excellent benefit package for full time staff to include medical, dental, vision, FSA, employer paid life, STD, LTD, employer retirement plan matching contribution, and paid vacation, personal time, and holidays.

 

TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter, your resume, and a list of three references with their contact information.  Please click on or copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to reach the application site for this position:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=272998&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Click on the Apply tab, and complete the questions, and upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters or list.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is 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.

Program Manager, Alumni Relations

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for a Program Manager of Alumni Relations within the Advancement Department.

Title:   Program Manager, Alumni Relations Employee Class: Full Time
Department: Advancement – 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To:   Vice President, Advancement
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Program Manager of Alumni Relations is responsible for leading the Ave Maria University comprehensive alumni relations program. The program manager contributes to the planning and implementation of strategic alumni engagement initiatives designed to enhance and strengthen connections between alumni and the university. This position reports to the Vice President for Advancement.  The Program Manager will collaborate with other advancement team members and cultivate strong working relationships with faculty and staff from other functions to ensure achievement of Alumni Relations objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
Lead the planning, development, implementation and promotion of a comprehensive alumni engagement program at Ave Maria University.  Program elements will ensure that the alumni engagement and annual giving objectives for alumni of the University are achieved. 20%
Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally and nationally.  Implement strategic ongoing alumni communications utilizing high value-added content in collaboration with the Marketing and Enrollment offices.  Deliver the content using an array of platforms including email, social media, web presence, print and other outlets.  Establish key measurements for program effectiveness and alumni feedback. 50%
Implement the use of the alumni relations capabilities in NetCommunity to create a contemporary, highly functioning alumni interface that is integrally linked to the Raiser’s Edge database.  Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records. 15%
Implement the Alumni Leadership Council for Ave Maria University that will:

  • Develop the network of alumni and maintain accurate contact information
  • Assist Ave Maria in recruiting students
  • Provide career and placement assistance for Ave Maria students and graduates
  • Promote alumni giving to Ave Maria
  • Organize events for alumni engagement
  • Develop alumni content for Ave Maria Magazine
  • Provide a voice of the alumni for the University
15%

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required from Ave Maria University
EXPERIENCE: Experience in non-profit fundraising or value-based sales, preferably in higher education, Catholic networks, or the Southwest Florida area. Previous experience interacting with high net worth donors or other clients is required.  Experience as a manager of direct reports is desirable.  
CERTIFICATION: Valid Driver’s License
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be an Ave Maria University alumnus/alumnae
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues, alumni and the public
  • The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.
  • Must have strong writing, planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong program management skills, flexibility, initiative and the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve departmental goals.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity or a similar constituent database highly desirable.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule with occasional travel, evening and weekend work
  • Expresses a commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or 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, 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.  Requires travel.

Ave Maria University 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.

Ave Maria University has an excellent benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, FSA, employer paid life, STD, LTD, employer retirement plan matching contribution, and paid vacation, personal time, and holidays.

 

TO APPLY:  Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter, your resume, and a list of three references with their contact information.  Please click on or copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to reach the application site for this position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=272424&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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 reference letters or list.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is 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.

Vice President of Advancement

Ave Maria University is seeking applications from an experienced, energetic, and productive leader who will serve as the Vice President of Advancement for the institution.

The Opportunity and Location:

Ave Maria University, is located in the town of Ave Maria, Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, and built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  Ave Maria is a small, safe, and family oriented community that features affordable housing and is just 30 minutes away from the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link: https://www.avemaria.com/community/lifestyle/

Ave Maria University

Ave Maria is a Catholic, liberal arts institution devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful followers of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service. It is an academic institution that pledges faithfulness to the teachings of the Catholic Church and offers one of the finest classical liberal arts curricula in America, as well as opportunities for specialized study in all of the sciences and humanities.

Ave Maria is known for its exceptional academics, faithfulness to the magisterium of the Catholic Church, dedicated faculty and caring staff, and a unique educational philosophy that strives to develop the whole person.  Our students demonstrate their Catholic faith through service, both locally and abroad, through the Mother Teresa Project.  AMU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. The University has 33 degree majors, 15 NAIA sports teams, as well as non-varsity and intramural club sports, faith Households, and many clubs, activities, and social events.

PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will be an experienced development executive of exceptional skill, and responsible for all of the University’s development and fundraising activities.

The primary function for the position is the responsibility of developing, coordinating and implementing a major gift program within the university’s overall fundraising efforts.  In this role, he/she will develop fundraising initiatives and execute strategies to raise significant funds in support of the University’s institutional priorities and identified campaigns.  Reporting to the President of the University, the Vice President of Advancement will be a member of the University Council, the senior leadership team of the University, and serve as a liaison to the Board of Trustees in developing leadership and major gifts. Additionally, the Vice President will be responsible to recruit, develop, train, and supervise a talented Advancement team who will be focused on the goal of raising funds, developing lasting relationships with all University stakeholders, and promoting the best interests of the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·         Uphold and promote the mission of Ave Maria University.

·         Oversee all strategy development for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors and prospects, including current and potential Board members, current alumni and parents of students, and others interested in the mission of the University.

·         Create and implement strategic goals and fundraising priorities in collaboration with the President and Board of Trustees.

·         Develop strong relationships with University constituents to secure annual, capital, endowed and planned gifts that support the University’s mission.

·         Establish and produce fundraising reports and forecasts; develop calendars and action plans; manage the department budget, including income and expense projections; and prepare and present reports on a regular basis to the President and Board of Trustees.

·         Work with the President, CFO and Board of Trustees to determine the level of funding required to meet current and future institutional needs.

·         Participate in capital campaign planning and execution by implementing strategies and monitoring progress toward agreed-upon goals.

·         Serve as a member of the senior administrative team on the University Council.

·         Provide direct support to the President and the Board of Trustees in all fundraising initiatives.

·         Maintain collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff, alumni, parents and members of the leadership team to ensure strong support for marketing, communications, and fundraising throughout the University.

·         Manage and continuously improve daily operations of the Advancement Office including gift acknowledgement, database management and reconciliation with the Business Office.

·         Utilize donor management software in accordance with fundraising best practices; ensure staff adherence to policies and processes.

·         Build a program of ongoing cultivation of foundations, corporations and other local organizations; increase awareness of AMU and its programs; and create an ever stronger philanthropic climate to ensure additional support of the University.

·         Attend major University fundraising events and represents the University with donors, prospects and other constituent groups within the business and civic sectors.

·         Oversee communications with all constituencies through the University’s website, newsletters, magazine, and social media.

·         Serve as an active and visible member of the University community.

  • Adhere to high standards of ethical practices and conduct.

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 the president.

QUALIFICATIONS AND PREFERENCES

  • A minimum of 7 years of advancement experience with a proven record of management and fundraising expertise.
  • A commitment to Catholic higher education, the mission and values of Ave Maria University as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and to work with others to advance the goals and plans of the University.
  • A record of accomplishment in advancement, with small liberal arts institutions is preferred.
  • A demonstrated track record of major gift fundraising, management and other success in advancement.
  • A self-confident, outgoing style that can engage, enliven, and positively impact individuals and groups.
  • Experience in managing major gifts/capital campaigns is preferred.
  • A documented history of growing, modernizing, and further advancing the interests of an academic institution is preferred.
  • Exceptional planning skills with an ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Able to construct, articulate, and implement written annual development and communication/marketing plans.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and experience in speaking before small and large groups.
  • Willingness to travel locally and nationally; must be able to work flexible hours as the position requires both travel and occasional work on evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of computer software and experience with Raiser’s Edge, NetCommunity or a similar constituent database.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred.

CERTIFICATION:

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)  certification preferred

Valid driver’s license

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter, a resume, and a list of three references with contact information.  Please click on or copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to reach the application site for this position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=272690&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Click on the Apply tab, then click on the Register Now tab, complete the questions, and  upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters or list of references and contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is 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.

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

For more information regarding Ave Maria University, please visit our website at:  www.avemaria.edu

 

 

Male Residence Director

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

Title: Male Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME
Department: 3002 Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position starting July 2019
Reports To: Director of Residence Life and Housing/Dean of Students
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 Manage 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/Dean of Students, 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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=273785&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

Female Residence Director

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of

FEMALE RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR.

Title: Female Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME Exempt
Department: 3002 –  Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position beginning July 2019
Reports To: Director of Residence Life
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 Manage 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/Dean of Students, 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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=273785&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

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