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.

Communications Faculty Position

Communications Faculty Position

Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL, seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Communications beginning in August of 2020.   Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent degree. MFA or other terminal degrees will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as the ability to relate the field of Communications to Catholic social teaching. The ideal candidate will be a Communications generalist with various production competencies.  The ability to teach undergraduate level audio-visual production is required and the ability to teach courses related to journalism is highly desired. Additionally, candidates with the interest and ability to teach other content production courses in areas such as, but not limited to, photography, graphic design, website design, social media, screenwriting, broadcasting, podcasting, sports communication, or digital story telling are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

AMU requires all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website link listed below.

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

Please have all documents ready when applying so that they can all be uploaded at that time.  Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.

If the reference letters need to be submitted directly by the person providing the reference, please have them sent directly to the human resources director via email to: Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu

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

TO APPLY: Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=351048&source=CC3&lang=en_US

Then click on the Apply Tab, Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials.

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

The position is subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website: https://www.avemaria.edu

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

Band Director

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Band Director.

 

Title: Band Director Employee Class: Full Time
Department:  Student Affairs Exempt
Reports To: Coordinator of Student activities/Director of Student Life
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Reporting to the Coordinator of Student Activities/Director of Student Life, the Band Director’s responsibility is to recruit students to begin a Pep/Marching Band beginning Fall 2020 Semester.

The Director’s primary duty is to build a start-up band program. This will include Band rehearsals, scheduled performances, teaching other band courses, lessons, and other music instruction as assigned. The Band Director will be responsible for continuing to recruit students each additional year to assist in the enrollment plan of the University while  building the program into a fully functioning Marching Band and other smaller ensembles. Initial development and oversight of all aspects of the band program will be under the supervision of the Director. The Band Director is expected to support Ave Maria University’s Catholic mission and liberal arts identity.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·        Research and provide guidance on logistical components of starting and maintaining a band program which will include purchasing equipment and uniforms

·        Recruit students yearly to grow and develop a successful performance band program

·        Convey a standard of excellence during rehearsals, football games, additional events

·        Organize and arrange for travel performances for band

·        Purchase, arrange and oversee the storage, repair and travel of band equipment

·        Attendance at August Band Camp, football season, basketball season and various parades/events.

·        Introduce and further develop the techniques of percussion ensemble playing/front ensemble performance and musical knowledge to groups of students whose skills range from intermediate to advanced

·        Instruct and provide feedback to students and staff during ensemble rehearsals, as well as in sectional rehearsals

·        Interact with students, parents, and other staff in a professional manner

·        Attend staff meetings and maintain open communication with staff and faculty

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Director of Band:

  • Director of Pep Band, Marching Band and other Bands as assigned by Director of Student Life/Coordinator of Student activities
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience teaching marching techniques and pep band
  • Must have experience performing with a college or university marching band, drum line, or pep band
  • Supervision and instruction of students in rehearsals, classrooms, private lessons, and performance settings
  • Development of Band Program. In accordance with Music Department, assist in developing appropriate courses for Band Program. As needed, assist in developing curriculum and syllabi for newly integrated courses
  • Other music teaching responsibilities as assigned
  • Identify Adjunct Instructors for Applied Lessons instruction for Band instruments
  • Band Instruments: provide maintenance and upkeep with school owned drum and band instruments. Provide resources for band instrument rentals

Recruitment:

  • Recruit new students to Band program
  • Set up recruiting visits with perspective students
  • Work closely with Recruitment team
  • Generate leads by making calls, sending emails, presence at recruiting events, building relationship with high school/junior college band directors

Instructor:

  • Evaluation of subject matter taught and maintenance of student records.
  • Preparation for performances and applied teaching
  • Developing and enhancing knowledge and teaching skills of the respective discipline through attendance at conferences, seminars, and/or workshops
  • Maintaining office hours to advise and assist students
  • Participation in departmental and university-wide meetings
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Earned Masters or higher degree in music or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Appropriate experience with Pep Band, Drum Line, Marching Band.
  • Experience and knowledge of all band instruments.
  • Higher education teaching experience in band performance and conducting.
  • Established record of success in recruiting at the collegiate level.
  • Ability to perform and teach multiple genres of music, such as Pop, Jazz, Classical, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and administrative leadership at university level.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills.
  • Experience with various instructional delivery systems including integration of technology into coursework.
  • Evidence of commitment to the Catholic mission with interest in and ability to integrate faith and learning.
  • Potential for scholarly contribution.
  • Teacher certification and successful K-12 school teaching experience is helpful.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook email, able to use campus software).

 

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit all campus locations; walk with marching band and pep band, 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, 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.  Ability to provide assistance as needed in venue preparations.
Application Procedure:

AMU requires that all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources talent management website, through the link listed below.

Interested candidates should register within AMU’s online talent management site, complete the online application form, and upload a cover letter detailing relevant experience, interest in supporting the University’s Catholic mission,  and related skills, along with your resume, and a list of three references with contact information. Please have all documents ready when applying so that they uploaded at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later time.

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=351284&source=CC3&lang=en_US

A 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

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, 16 NAIA sports teams, as well as non-varsity and intramural club sports, faith Households, and many clubs, activities, and social events.

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 http://www.avemaria.com

*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

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.

Grill Cook

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.

Line Cook

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.