Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Nursing Faculty and Clinical Instructors

Ave Maria University

Job Posting for Adjunct Nursing Faculty and Clinical Instructors

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a  part-time adjunct faculty position 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 listed below 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. Roger Nutt, Vice President of Academic Affairs, 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

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.

 

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.

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for Spring or Fall 2020

Ave Maria University

Job Posting for Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for Spring or Fall of 2020

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a part-time faculty position as an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry or Biochemistry beginning in the Spring or Fall of 2020.

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.

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=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.

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.

Full-time Nursing Faculty

Full-time Nursing Faculty

Ave Maria University 

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

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Maintain high energy level and ability to engage students to ensure an excellent student experience.
  • Effectively facilitate learning and learner development, in the classroom, lab, clinical, and simulation settings.
  • Facilitate active and ongoing classroom, clinical and simulation management.
  • Contribute to the nursing program through participation in faculty meetings, professional development workshops and ongoing instructional meetings as required.
  • Develop and revise curriculum and evaluate program outcomes.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and networking.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidates Shall Possess:

  • Excellent organizational, instructional, and clinical nursing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with a variety of population groups, including students, technical support staff, administrators, faculty and external entities.
  • Models professional nursing standards, collaboration, communication, academic excellence, and attendance.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing, Doctoral degree in nursing preferred
  • Unrestricted licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Florida.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical nursing experience, experience as a preceptor or educator preferred.
  • Experience in simulation and clinical skills instruction and debriefing desired.
  • Certified provider in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.
  • Certified instructor in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical practice, quality improvement, patient safety initiatives and evidence-based care of multicultural populations. 

ABOUT AVE MARIA:

Ave Maria University is located in Ave Maria, Florida and is a private Catholic liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and St Teresa of Calcutta. We are driven by purpose, strive for excellence, are committed to community, and believe in scholarship and service as followers of Jesus Christ.

Ave Maria is the fastest growing community in Southwest Florida and has been rated community of the year from 2015-2018. Ave Maria is a self-sustained town, complete with a vibrant Town Center, preserved open space, a wonderful array of amenities, and invigorating recreation. Nestled between Naples and Fort Lauderdale, Ave Maria includes a Water Park, Championship Golf, miles of trails, and award winning schools.

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. Kimberly Shmina, 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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=348917&source=CC3&lang=en_US

Questions can be directed to Dr. Shmina (kim.shmina@avemaria.edu).

If the letters of recommendation need to be sent separately, please have them emailed to Kathy Phelps, Director of Human Resources (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.

Professor of Physics for Spring or Fall 2020

Ave Maria University

Job Posting for Professor of Physics, all levels, for the Spring or Fall of 2020

 The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a Professor of Physics, all levels, for the Spring or Fall of 2020.

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, electricity & magnetism, and upper level courses). Post-graduate experience teaching physics is desired, but not required, for the role, and familiarity with experiential teaching through laboratories is expected. A doctorate in physics, engineering or applied math or related discipline is desired.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research summary including how that research would involve student participation, 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. To be considered all documents in support of your application must be submitted. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

Electronic applications should be uploaded at:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=298791&source=CC3&lang=en_US

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.

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.

Open-Rank Faculty Position in Composition

Ave Maria University

 Position Announcement: 

Open-Rank Faculty Position in Composition

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time open-rank faculty position in Composition beginning in the Fall of 2020.  A Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent in English or a related field is desired, but an MA or MA equivalent will be considered.  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence in composition as well as strong references.

Incomplete applications missing any components, especially the Ex Corde Ecclesiae statement, will not be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research interests, and a short statement relating the University’s Catholic mission to their philosophy of teaching as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to the link below. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

Electronic applications to the University’s Talent Management site are required.

Copy and paste the below URL to your web browser to register within the AMU Talent Application Site and upload the above requested application materials:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=348704&source=CC3&lang=en_US

Questions should be directed to Dr. John Jasso, Assistant Professor of Communications, john.jasso@avemaria.edu.   If you need assistance with submitting your materials please contact H.R. at Kathy.Phelps@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 Employment 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.

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

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 Mrs. Kerry Estes, 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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=349930&source=CC3&lang=en_US

 

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

 

 

Senior Director of Development

Ave Maria University

Position Posting

Senior Director of Development

Ave Maria University is seeking applications from an experienced, and productive leader who will serve as the Senior Director of Development 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 Senior Director of Development will be a member of the Advancement leadership team reporting to the Vice President for Advancement. He/she will develop relationships with a portfolio of principal ($1 million+ potential) and major ($100,000+ potential) donors and prospects to achieve annual revenue target of $750,000 – $1,000,000 in revenue per year. This position will also lead the program managers who develop and implement the offerings and engagement required to engage the University’s benefactors. The Senior Director of Development will collaborate with other Advancement team members and cultivate strong working relationships with the faculty and staff from other departments to ensure achievement of Advancement objectives. The Senior Director will also interact with members of the Board of Trustees, the President and other leaders of the University, requiring a high level of executive presence and the ability to become a trusted partner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
Manage the donor engagement process for assigned portfolio through the steps of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, close and stewardship in order to achieve the relationship development and revenue goals assigned to the position. 60%
Develop and implement best practices for Advancement Programs at the University by supervising the work of the Program Manager of Direct Marketing and Events, Donor Relations, Alumni Relations, Phone Center and Major Gift Officers. 40%
EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of five to seven years of experience in not-for-profit fundraising or value-based sales, preferably in higher education, Catholic networks, or the Southwest Florida area. Previous experience with high net-worth donors or other clients is required. Experience as a manager of direct reports highly desirable.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced degree preferred.
CERTIFICATION: Valid Driver’s License
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Demonstrates ability to develop relationships with high net-worth individuals and effectively ask and close on gifts at the six and seven figure level. Serves as a mentor, leads by example and motivates and effectively manages staff. Develops and implements cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for donors. Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with diplomacy, tact, and discretion to a broad range of constituents, and ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Must possess strong initiative, leadership skills, and the ability to multitask to manage a variety of projects and priorities, direct the actions of others, and follow through on projects to timely completion. Must demonstrate outstanding judgement with attention to detail and follow up. Performs high-level tasks and provides support to the Vice President for Advancement as needed. Works proficiently with Microsoft Office products and complex donor databases like Raiser’s Edge. Must be willing to travel and work a flexible work schedule with evening and occasional weekend work. Must express 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 travel to other locations; with 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, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and a motor vehicle, and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors in primarily a seated position.

CERTIFICATION:

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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=348498&source=CC3&lang=en_US

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

Vice-President of Advancement

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 represent 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 letter of interest detailing relevant experience, demonstrable examples of leadership acumen, and related skills, along with your CV/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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=347588&source=CC3&lang=en_US

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.

Applications will be provided to the new President who begins January 1, 2020 and review of applications will 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

 

 

 

 

 

*The following are not Ave Maria University positions but are performed at the University.

Baker

The following position is open through Valley Services Inc., an Elior company.

Complete an application here or contact Chuck or Kathy Traver at (239) 280-2506.

Catering Positions

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Grill Cook

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Line Cook

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