Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Professor - Economics

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR – ECONOMICS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology

Position Announcement: 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology at Ave Maria University

 

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Psychology beginning in the Spring or Fall of 2018.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as ability to relate the field of Psychology to the Catholic anthropological tradition.  Ideal candidates would have capability to teach undergraduate courses in Research Methods, Quantitative Research, and Statistics, and to develop an active program of undergraduate research.  Candidates who have interest and ability to teach undergraduate courses among the following are also strongly encouraged to apply:  Principles and Methods of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition and Learning, Psychopathology, Positive Psychology, Evaluation and Testing, Introduction to Counseling, Internship, Health Psychology, Sport Psychology, and/or Forensic Psychology.

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to:  Dr. Keith Houde, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142.  Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to keith.houde@avemaria.edu, with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval.

 

Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent fringe benefit package.

 

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

 

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

Faculty Position in Physics - All Ranks

Professor (all ranks) or Visiting Professor of Physics for Spring 2018 or Fall 2018

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a full-time faculty position as a Professor (all ranks), Visiting Professor or Lecturer of Physics beginning in the Spring of 2018 or Fall of 2018.

The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers undergraduate degrees of biochemistry, chemistry, and physics.

 

Post-doctoral experience in physics is desired. Candidates with the capacity to teach Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, and/or Quantum Mechanics are desired. Familiarity with experiential teaching through labs is expected. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in Physics is required.

 

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.  Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application upon request.

 

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

TO APPLY:  Click on the link below

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=134823&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

 Then click on 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.

Marketing and Business Faculty Position

Position Announcement:

Marketing and Business Faculty Position

 

The Business Program at Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position (open-rank) in Marketing to begin in January or August of 2018. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree and be able to teach basic and advanced courses in marketing, including Integrated Marketing Communications, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, and Advertising and Digital Marketing. Professional experience in the field is valued, as well as an interest in developing internship opportunities for students. Applicants must be familiar with Catholic social teaching and business ethics, and show an appreciation for a Catholic liberal arts education. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and credentials.

 

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

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=135149&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, three letters of reference, and a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching to the attention of:

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package.

 

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

 

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

 

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

Admissions Counselor

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Ave Maria University is seeking a highly motivated candidate for the position of Admissions Counselor. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for implementing strategies designed to meet the aggressive enrollment goals established by the University’s enrollment department. The role of an Admissions Counselor includes recruiting students from a specified geographical territory, analyzing prospective student data, and reviewing student applications.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Meeting pre-determined application, accepted, deposit and enrollment goals for the territory.
  • Effectively disseminating information to a variety of audiences including prospective students, parents and school officials through presentations, or in one-to-one counseling sessions.
  • Assisting in planning and implementation of on-campus recruitment events.
  • Communicating to prospective students and parents through varied media at appropriate times throughout the recruitment cycle.
  • Participating in application review processes.

Candidate requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 2 years university admissions/recruitment experience.
  • Strong writing, presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of admissions information system or CMR software, strong Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills.

Some travel required. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

TO APPLYCopy and paste the URL below to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=128792&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Please address your cover letter to Human Resources, and attach that with your resume and list of references within the AMU Career Center.

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

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

http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Assistant Women's Softball Coach

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Assistant Women’s Softball Coach, Pitching Coach

Ave Maria University, a Catholic, Liberal Arts University located in beautiful Southwest Florida, seeks applicants for the part-time position of Assistant Women’s Softball Coach, Pitching Coach.

The successful applicant will possess a strong, working knowledge of the game. Playing experience at the collegiate level and/or successful coaching experience at the high school or college level is strongly preferred.

Duties will include:

 

The primary duties are to assist in team coaching, teaching, training, and individual student athlete skill development, to prepare the team for competition.

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

·       Assists in monitoring academic, social, and personal development of softball student-athletes. Assists in identifying and recruiting academically and athletically talented student-athletes for the softball program.

·       Assists in promotion and development of program by creating and maintaining effective relationships with alumni, donors, and community members.

·       Assists in the planning and implementation of camps and clinics.

·       Participates in events as a representative of the department and softball program.

·       Maintains knowledge and remain current regarding all appropriate NAIA, The Sun Conference, Department of Athletics, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus one to three years of coaching/playing experience, preferably at the college level.

Desired Qualifications:

Pitching experience preferred.

 

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

To Apply:  Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter addressed to Mr. John Kelly, Head Softball Coach, your resume,  and contact information for three references, and submit them on the University’s online application site by clicking this URL:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=132995&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

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

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

Bursar

Bursar

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

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

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

 

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

Ave Maria University

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE:          Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

REPORTS TO:                Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT:                Physical Plant – 8000

STATUS/CLASS:               Full Time, Non-Exempt

DATE MODIFIED:           February 2017                     

PART II:              POSITION SUMMARY

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

Titles of Positions Supervised (if any):  Student Workers

PART III:            ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

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

PART IV:             POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

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

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

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

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

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

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

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE: 

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

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

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

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

Director of Major Gifts

Posted On 08/03/2017
Director of Major Gifts
AVE MARIA, FL, US  

Worker Category :FULLREG

 

Job Class Professional

Ave Maria University

 

Title:   Director of Major Gifts Employee Class: Full Time
Department: Advancement – 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To:   Vice President, Advancement Grade:
 

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Ave Maria University’s Director of Major Gifts will design and execute new and innovative strategies that focus on major gifts to Ave Maria University.  He/she will cultivate a portfolio of major donors and prospects, supervise and coach a team of gift officers, collaborate with Ave Maria’s faculty and staff, and refine systems to track major gift activity.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Time %
Direct and manage the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift donors including individual, corporate and foundation prospects. Develop short- and long-term strategic plans and set goals and objectives. Maintain a portfolio of prospects that support fundraising goals. Develop and sustain strong relationships with University leadership, trustees, donors, alumni, faculty, staff, volunteers, donors and vendors.  Achieve annual and long-term fundraising major gift goals of the University. 55%
Work with the Vice President of Advancement and University leadership to develop and implement fund-raising priorities for the University. 10%
Further develop leadership annual giving offerings of the Mission Society and achieve Mission Gift goals of the University.  Utilize Ave Maria’s tools for managing donor, prospect, and alumni relationships as resources for planning and managing and monitoring activities.  Refine and implement systems to track strategic moves related to major gifts. 10%
Supervise and mentor a team of fundraisers and manage the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and receipt of major gifts. 25%
 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five to seven years’ experience in non-profit fundraising, preferably in higher education and/or Catholic networks. Previous experience interacting with high net worth donors or other clients is required.

 

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, motivates and effectively manages staff
  • Develops and implements stewardship strategies with major donors
  • Shows exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to appropriately manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Outstanding project management skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Prioritizes and manages multiple, diverse and on-going projects
  • 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
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical, writing and communication skills
  • Works with a high degree of organization and attention to detail
  • Agrees to a flexible work schedule with frequent travel, evening and occasional weekend work
  • Expresses a 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 some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. Requires travel.

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=134363&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Please address your cover letter to Human Resources, and attach that with your resume and list of references within the AMU Career Center.

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Men's Baseball Coach

Ave Maria University

Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach Position Announcement

 

PART I:         JOB INFORMATION

 

POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Coach – Men’s Baseball

 

REPORTS TO:         Head Men’s Baseball Coach

 

DEPARTMENT:      Athletics – #3607

 

STATUS:                   Full Time, Exempt Professional                

 

DATE:                        September 19, 2017

______________________________________________________________________

PART II:        POSITION SUMMARY

 

The primary purpose is to assist the Head Coach in student athlete development with all activities relative to the teaching, training, skill development, and conditioning of student athletes, with specific emphasis on skill instruction and development at practices and individual training sessions.   Secondary duties are to assist with program administrative support, NAIA compliance, and recruiting.

 

Titles of Positions Supervised (if any):  Assist with supervision of student athletes.

 

PART III:      ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

 

Major Duties – 60%:

Student-Athlete Development – Assist the Head Coach with directing and supervising all activities relative to the teaching, training, and skill development of student athletes in the baseball program in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport in preparation for competition.

 

  • Provide technical skill instruction to aid in the development of student-athletes at practices.
  • Conduct individual training sessions with student-athletes geared at skill development.
  • At the direction of the head coach, develop and execute practice plans that will prepare the team physically and mentally for competition.

 

  • Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during practice and competitions, and keeps the head baseball coach informed of the athletic performance of the students.
  • Assists the head baseball coach with supervising student athletes during practices and competition.
  • Assists in the preparation of team for games by contributing strategies and aiding in daily preparation of organized and effective practices.
  • Prepare scouting reports on opponents in preparation for competition.
  • Monitor student-athletes academic progress ensuring student athletes meet eligibility standards and advance towards a degree.
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Monitor and assist in the rehabilitation of injured student-athletes as directed by Team Physicians and Sports Medicine staff.
  • Coordinate with Sports Medicine and Strength & Conditioning staff to organize and monitor the physical conditioning of student-athletes.
  • Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.

 

SECONDARY DUTIES:

 

Program Administrative Support – Assist in maintaining an organized, competitive and fiscally sound program.  Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting in travel coordination, assisting in equipment selection, ordering, distribution and maintenance of equipment room in orderly condition and assumes responsibility for its security.

 

NAIA  Compliance – Ensure program compliance with NAIA, Sun Conference, and Ave Maria University rules and regulations.

  • Responsible for performing all duties within the framework of NAIA rules and regulations.
  • Assist in coordinating the preparation and submission of all the necessary NAIA compliance forms (i.e. practice logs, recruiting folders, official visit forms, etc.)
  • Assist in monitoring academics amongst student athletes, ensuring student-athletes progress in degree advancement and meet NAIA eligibility and University standards.

 

Recruiting – Assist with managing the overall recruitment activities for the Men’s Baseball Program:

  • Assist in evaluating prospective student athlete talent and recruiting prospective student-athletes who will be successful in the classroom and contribute positively to the men’s baseball program and the University community.
  • At the direction of the head coach, communicate via phone, emails and letters, with prospective student-athletes and parents.
  • Assist in the planning and directing of the scouting of prospective student-athletes including, but not limited to determining the recruiting events and competitions to attend and the prospective student-athletes to be evaluated.
  • Assist with on-campus official and unofficial visits of prospective student-athletes per University and NAIA policies.

 

Service, Marketing, Public Relations, and Development

 

  • Assist in the development and coordination of fund-raising events for the student athletes in the baseball program within the framework of the university and departmental guidelines.
  • Reinforce the AMU mission and ideals of devotion to service by designing appropriate events for the team to give back to the community and serve others.

 

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PART IV:      POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

 

Formal Education: 

Bachelor’s Degree required

 

Specific Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Teaching and Coaching skills and experience with the ability to communicate effectively, orally, by phone, in person, and in writing, and the ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public, while representing the department and AMU in a friendly, courteous and professional manner.
  • General knowledge of collegiate level men’s baseball programs, and the baseball sport, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge of NAIA governing rules and ability to adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the NAIA and the University.
  • Understanding of the University’s mission and its philosophy regarding student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of sports team teaching and management methods.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

 

Minimum Work Experience: 

One to two  years’ experience working in a university Men’s baseball program, preferably at the Division II level, in an assistant coaching role. NAIA Division II playing experience is a plus.

 

 

Equipment Knowledge: 

Proficiency with personal computer applications, and knowledge of baseball equipment.   

 

Working Conditions:

 

  • Some lifting, carrying equipment, standing, walking, running, swinging, bending, stooping, kneeling.
  • Requires the ability to travel overnight to away games, with significant night and weekend hours
  • Requires the ability to promote positive sportsmanship, and maintain an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion, harassment,
  • TO APPLY:  Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:
  • https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=136822&lang=en_US&source=CC3
  • Then click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials.
  • Please address your cover letter to Human Resources, and attach that with your resume and list of references within the AMU Career Center.

 

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 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing Operations Manager

Marketing Operations Manager

 

Ave Maria University is seeking applicants for the position of Marketing Operations Manager; a full time regular exempt staff position reporting to the Executive Vice President.

 

The Marketing Operations Manager is responsible for the overall responsibility for managing and coordinating the activity of all Ave Maria University’s (AMU) marketing content in print and digital form, including, but not limited to the Ave Maria University Magazine, e-newsletters, social media channels, University blogs, video, podcasts, ad and email campaigns, interactive online features, advanced graphics design, discussion forums, apps, and webinars/webcasts, and in conjunction with the Executive Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing, oversight and management of Ave Maria University’s existing and developing marketing strategy.

This position will serve as the subject matter expert for digital solutions and emerging digital channels and products, collaborating with AMU senior leadership, staff, business and software development partners, including existing strategic agency partners to ensure digital experience optimization. S/he shall oversee the creation of new digital publications and related operations to meet defined experience goals and requirements for a range of constituents. S/he shall manage the process of creating content for all digital and print products, overseeing all elements of the work process, assigning work to writers as necessary based on subject matter demands, and tracking project progress to ensure adherence to deadlines. This includes establishing and retaining editorial contact with key stakeholders for existing print and online publications and oversight of all editorial and development work required for special reports, events, newsletters, magazines, and blogs published on behalf of the University. S/he shall coordinate content with AMU faculty chairs, faculty members, other stakeholders, and reviewers and ensure print and digital projects are completed on schedule and that project requirements are fulfilled. This position shall ensure consistency across all AMU publishing efforts and that content is up-to-date and presented effectively.

The successful candidate must bring an entrepreneurial outlook to the creation of new, targeted marketing initiatives and will provide innovative ideas to his/her team. S/he must understand and apply the mission of AMU in helping to set a strategy that builds upon and complements the University’s core values. This position shall manage all content sources including faculty, alumni, and student contributors, and provide timely reporting to senior managers.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Executive Vice President, Enrollment and Marketing, formulates and executes a robust content strategy; plans, coordinates, and directs editorial activities; and oversees content producers who may assist in preparing material for publication in magazines, reports, and related publications. Confers with senior leadership, department heads, and fellow editorial staff to formulate content plans, coordinate department activities, establish production schedules, and disseminate information based on University priorities.
  • Produces quarterly print and digital editions of the University’s alumni magazine, from creating a content lineup, to conducting interviews and research, managing photographers, videographers, writers, and taking the publication through to production and mailing/publishing.
  • Executes and enhances tactical elements of the University’s social media strategy
  • Determines theme of various publications for discussion with editorial committee, and gathers related material.
  • Writes or oversees staff members, student team, or freelance writers to write articles, reports, editorials, reviews, and other material.
  • Reviews and evaluates material submitted for publication consideration (blog posts, guest essays, etc.).
  • Secures graphic material from image sources and assigns artists, illustrators, and photographers to produce visuals for publications.
  • Interviews individuals and attends events to obtain items for publication, verify facts, and clarify information.
  • Performs all necessary research related to editorial content.
  • Organizes material, oversees design firm and communicates strategy relative to publication design, page layouts, and other publications.
  • Circulates for review draft and final proofs and addresses edits and corrections.
  • In conjunction with Executive Vice President, Marketing and Enrollment, directs activities of production, distribution, and promotion of publications.
  • May assist in preparing news or public relations releases, special brochures, and similar materials as related to print, website, social media, e-mail campaigns, and online publications content.
  • May perform related editorial duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS required in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations, advertising, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in communications, journalism, or publishing.
  • Superb writing, editing, and oral communication skills, particularly the ability to concurrently research, interview, write and edit a range of content to ensure complementary placement within online and print publications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree a plus. Publishing in higher education required. 5+ years in publishing and experience in digital publishing preferred.   Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently with only basic direction and be a team player.  Ability to multi-task effectively, and think creatively and innovatively and provide transparency with work details.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with faculty across disciplines, and organizing, directing, and overseeing the work of editorial and production staff. Superior verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including impeccable digital writing and editing skills with an outstanding ability in proofreading to ensure accuracy of details.

Ability to write effectively for a range of audiences. Must have a good knowledge of SEO tactics in relation to writing for online publication, use of CMS, WordPress, and web analytics. Social media savvy is highly desirable with the skills and understanding to effectively engage existing and new target audiences relevant to AMU’s key academic and institutional priorities.

To Apply: Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=136906&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Please address your cover letter to Human Resources, and attach that with your resume and list of references within the AMU Career Center.

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