Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Professors of Accounting and Finance

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

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

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

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

Ave Maria University

5050 Ave Maria Blvd.

Ave Maria, FL 34142

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for Spring/Fall 2019

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

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

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

TO APPLY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Professor of French

The Modern Languages Department at Ave Maria University seeks applicants for an Adjunct Professor position in French beginning the fall semester of  2019 as well as semesters in the future.  Applicants should hold an advanced degree in French or in a related field with equivalent experience in the French language, and be able to teach the French language and the introductory and intermediate levels.

Application Instructions:

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

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289394&source=CC2&lang=en_US

If your references need to send their recommendation letters separately, please ask them to email them to the H.R. Director:  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.

Adjunct Professor of Physics or Engineering for Spring/Fall 2019

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

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

TO APPLY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nursing Faculty

Nursing:

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

TO APPLY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant Athletic Director for External Operations

Title: Assistant Athletic Director for External Operations Employee Class:
Full-Time
Department: Athletics FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Athletics Effective: 7-1-19
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Assistant Athletic Director for External Operations will manage all Game and Event Operations, Sports Information Department and Athletic Marketing.  This includes the oversight and management of two full-time Sports Information Directors (SID).  Beyond managing the Sports Information Department, this position is responsible for all game day and event management, which requires working nights and weekends attending all home contests and events. Additional responsibilities include, hiring and managing a student staff to assist with all game and event management, coordinating and designing all social media material, creating video content, and managing all live stream productions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Time %
Maximizing professional and courteous conduct of all games for contestants, officials, athletes, and fans according to the NAIA Champions of Character Initiative. 35
Develop and coordinate all video and social media production, including all athletic marketing and promotions. 35
Oversight and supervision of two fulltime Sports Information Director. 15
Game day assembly and disassembly of bleachers, home and away benches, score table equipment, etc. 5
Oversee student worker assigned to tracking admission payments by the public of attendance at home games, which includes counting admission cash received, and preparation for delivery of deposit to AMU Business Office. 5
Oversight and supervision of student worker game day assignments and work performance. 5
Demonstrate commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University and Catholic higher education.
INCIDENTAL DUTIES:  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required.
EXPERIENCE: Experience in game day management, Stat Crew, DakStats, website administration, video production and social media.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to be on feet for 3 – 9 hours per game to walk between locker rooms, and athletic fields, and the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to lifting, etc.


Application Instructions:    Qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter addressed to Director of Athletics, reference letters, or a list of three references with contact information.  Click or copy and paste the below URL link to your web browser to reach the online application and upload your documents within AMU’s online talent management site:

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289390&source=CC3&lang=en_US

 

The 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.

Assistant Athletic Director, Intramurals, Club Sports, Non-Varsity Sports, Recreation and Wellness

Ave Maria University Athletics Department  is seeking applications for an  Assistant Athletic Director, Intramurals, Club Sports, Non-Varsity Sports, Recreation and Wellness position.

Title: Assistant Athletic Director, Intramurals, Club Sports, Non-Varsity Sports, Recreation and Wellness
Employee Class:
Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt -Administrative

Department: 3005 – Intramural Athletics:   100%

Reports To: Director of Athletics
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Assistant Athletic Director of Intramurals, Club Sports, Non-Varsity Sports, Recreation and Wellness has been delegated the authority by the Director of Athletics to supervise and manage all Intramural Athletics, and supervise the Club Sports and Non-Varsity Sports programs.

Responsible for coordinating and managing intramural seasons and tournaments. Administrator for all Club and Non-Varsity Sports. Weight lifting classes, nutritional clinics, and aerobics classes will be coordinated and managed.

Develop recreation and wellness programs including but not limited to the fitness classes, nutritional clinics, and weight lifting clinics.  Coordinate proper maintenance, cleaning, storage, and inventory all sports equipment, including the fitness center equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Assistant Athletic Director of Intramurals, Club Sports, Non-Varsity Sports, Recreation and Wellness will be responsible for:

Intramural Management:

  • Coordinate and execute all Intramural programming.
  • Manage the Intramural budget.
  • Establish an Intramural calendar including multiple weekend tournaments throughout the academic year.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all Intramural student staff.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of all rules, regulations, and policies governing Intramurals.
  • Mediate conflicts and official Intramural protests.
  • Inventory and clean all Intramural sport equipment.

Club and Non-Varsity Sports Oversight:

  • Men’s Golf (Non-Varsity)
  • Women’s Golf (Non-Varsity)
  • Softball (Non-Varsity)
  • Men’s Basketball (Non-Varsity)
  • Women’s Basketball (Non-Varsity)
  • Baseball (Non-Varsity)
  • Ultimate Frisbee (Club)
  • Men’s Rugby (Club)
  • Men’s Swimming (Club)
  • Women’s Swimming (Club)
  • Equestrian (Club)
  • Men’s Lacrosse (Club)
  • Cheerleading (Club)
  • Expansion of Club or Non-Varsity Sports offerings will be determined by the interest of the students, which could include additional sports offered mid-year.
    • Hire and evaluate head coaches.
    • Responsible for game management oversight.
    • Supervisor for the head and assistant coaches.
    • Meet with the head coaches on a regular basis.
    • Monitor the head coach’s specific athletic program:
      • Teaching, training, and skill development of their student-athletes
      • Virtue formation and faith integration of their student-athletes
      • Recruiting efforts.
      • Student-athlete retention.
      • Budget management.
      • Equipment inventory management

Recreation and Wellness Coordinator:

  • Develop recreation and wellness programming, but not limited to:
    • Fitness classes.
    • Nutritional clinics.
    • Weight lifting clinics.
  • Coordinate proper maintenance, cleaning, storage, and inventory of all recreation and wellness equipment.
  • Hire, manage and evaluate a student staff for recreation and wellness.
EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree required in an appropriate area of specialization
EXPERIENCE: Three years of athletic department administration experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: General knowledge and experience with athletic department administration, compliance rules & regulations.  Must possess excellent teaching, organizational details, communication skills,  interact effectively and appropriately with student athletes and evaluate prospects.  Must show a demonstrated knowledge of & strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to teach the fundamentals of a sport, coach practices, games, travel to other locations; and 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 the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a telephone, computer keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors and outdoors with some potential for outdoor exposure to high temperatures, and safety and health hazards related to sport and weight room training.

Must be able to periodically travel for conference meetings, recruiting and away competitions.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter addressed to the Director of Athletics, and three letters of recommendation or a list of three references with their contact information by clicking on this link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289268&source=CC3&lang=en_US

The University provides an excellent benefits 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.

 

Athletic Trainer Intern

Ave Maria University

Athletic Training Intern Job Posting

Ave Maria University is currently accepting applications for (3) paid athletic training interns. These positions will assist the Sports Medicine Department to provide medical coverage to 20 varsity and club NAIA sports.

Both positions will start in July and end on April 30, 2019.

The duties of these positions will include, but are not limited to, providing prevention and care of injuries, development and implementation of rehabilitation programs, maintaining medical records including documentation of injuries and treatments, scheduling medical appointments, sports coverage for practice and games which may require travel, assisting with drug testing and other administration duties, and serving as a clinical preceptor for undergraduate athletic training students.

Position Requirements:

  • BOC Certification
  • Florida Licensure (be in good standing or able to obtain).
  • Current AHA or ARC certification in CPR/AED and First-Aid (able to obtain on-site).
  • The successful candidate should possess strong communication, time management, and problem solving skills.
  • Chosen applicants will display the ability to represent the Athletic Department and Ave Maria University in a professional manner at all times.
  • The position is physically demanding, therefore the successful candidate will possess the ability to lift and move up to 100 pounds.

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service, and the successful candidate must embrace and advance the Catholic mission.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate on 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.

If selected, a background screening will be conducted.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please attach your cover letter addressed to Mr. Nicholas L. Mendez, Director of Sports Medicine, your resume, and either three letters of recommendation or a list of 3 references with their contact information.

Submit your materials electronically via the universities talent management site by clicking on this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289167&source=CC2&lang=en_US

 

then click on the APPLY icon, then click on the First Time User, Register Now icon.

Once registered, you will be able to enter your data, and upload your application materials.

Coordinator of Student Activities

Title: Coordinator of Student Activities Employee Class: Full-time
Department: Student Life FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Director of Student Life Grade:
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Coordinator of Student Activities will assist the Director in operational and strategic planning initiatives within the Office of Student Life, with a particular focus on university events including the management of Clubs and the Student Activities Board Association.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Plan, organize, coordinate and supervise the Student Activities Board, Clubs / Organizations, and University events.
2. Provide logistic support for activities. Review and approve the appropriate event and bill requests.
3. Recommend Student Club & Organization Handbook policies and procedures to the Director of Student Life and implement as directed.
4. Facilitate, promote and assist with Orientation, Graduation, and student recognition / award presentation events.
5. Monitor budget and maintain a variety of records regarding the Student Activities Board, Clubs, and events.
6. Organize an activities program that will maintain interest and progression over time.
7. Assist the Director of Student Life on planning initiatives for the Department including budget reviews, drafting departmental operational plans and Board of Trustees reports, and updating the Student Handbook.
8. Meeting with individual students, responding to student emails, communicating with parents, being available for students as directed by the Director of Student Life.
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 additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.
EDUCATION: BA required, advanced degree preferred
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience (1+ years) in a higher education setting strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Organization, time management, ability to work independently, strong management skills, ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, willingness to serve and connect with the students, detail-orientated, flexible, must be able to work over-time, nights, and weekends
Commitment to the mission, values, goals and plans of Ave Maria University as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 70 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: One should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics, indoor, and outdoor events. Must be able to work most nights, weekends, and some holidays. Will periodically travel to satellite sites.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references by clicking on this link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=288431&source=CC3&lang=en_US

The 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.

Counselor

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

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

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

 

The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish.  A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 45 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices.   For more information on the community please visit this link:  http://www.avemaria.com/community/location

Female Residence Director

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of

FEMALE RESIDENCE HALL DIRECTOR.

Title: Female Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME Exempt
Department: 3002 –  Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position beginning July 2019
Reports To: Director of Residence Life
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Residence Life, the Residence Director is responsible for the housing operations of the male and female residence hall facilities and the direct supervision of the Resident Assistants in his/her assigned residence hall.  The Residence Director will utilize and develop skills in staff supervision, administration, interpersonal communication, management, mediation, and program development while maintaining the spirit of Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  The Residence Director, along with the support of his/her staff of Resident Assistants, is responsible for promoting Christ-centered spiritual growth in the residence halls.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General Responsibilities:

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

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

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

·        Maintain a specific number of office hours per week.

·        Attend staff meetings as determined by supervisor.

·        Train and Manage assigned Resident Assistant hall staff.

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

Housing Operations:

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

·        Oversee and coordinate room inspections of assigned residence halls.

Student Conduct:

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

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

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

·        Oversee resolution of Code of Conduct violations.

·        Serve as the Student Conduct hearing officer as needed.

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

·        Recommend changes in policies and procedures.

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

Community Development:

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

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

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

·        Design and present campus-wide educational programs.

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

·        Promote and encourage individual responsibility and respect for others.

·        Develop effective relationships with residents through daily interaction.

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

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

Counseling and Advising:

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

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

Spiritual Life:

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

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

·        Plan and conduct weekly staff meetings.

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

·        Coordinating Resident Assistants weekend duty.

Hall Operations:

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

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

·        Report all maintenance and housekeeping problems to Physical Plant.

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

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

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

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

 https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=273785&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

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

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

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

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

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

Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a Groundskeeper – General Maintenance Worker.
POSITION TITLE: Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker
REPORTS TO: Director of Physical Plant
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant – 8000
STATUS/CLASSIF.: Full Time, Non-Exempt
DATE Posted: January 21, 2019
PART II: POSITION SUMMARY
The Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance, care, and modification of University grounds and landscapes which includes the operation of electrically-powered and gasoline-powered grounds keeping equipment and machines, and the use of small hand and power tools or equipment in planting, cultivating, and trimming grounds and landscaping. The Groundskeeper also performs maintenance on grounds keeping equipment and tools, and makes minor repairs (within demonstrated capability) as directed.

Titles of Positions Supervised (if any): Student Workers

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

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

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

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

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

SKILLS: Must be able to read and write in the English language sufficiently to understand written work orders and instructions as well as directions for the proper mixture, use, disposal/storage of cleaners, solvents, chemicals, fertilizers and similar products used in groundskeeping and writing the daily log of watering and spraying.
Skill in the proper operation and maintenance of grounds maintenance tools, equipment, and machinery is required. Ability to identify and eradicate disease or insect damage to plant and turf materials is preferred.

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

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

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

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=271665&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

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

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

Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full time, 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics. The head coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the women’s lacrosse program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

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

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Mid-South Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University. A Bachelor’s degree and previous lacrosse coaching experience are required. Responsibilities may also include performing some duties in sports information and game management.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic liberal arts institution dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service. Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references by clicking on this link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=288209&source=CC3&lang=en_USOpens a New Window.

The 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.

Major Gift Officer

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for a Major Gift Officer:

Title: Major Gift Officer                                                  Employee Type:  Full Time
Department:  Advancement –  6001                             FLSA Classification:  Exempt
Reports To: Senior Director, Principal Gifts and Programs                              Review Date:  March 2019

POSITION SUMMARY

Primary duties include establishing and managing effective relationships with major donor prospects and existing major donors. The Major Gifts Officer under the supervision of the Senior Director, Principal Gifts and Programs, and in conjunction with the Vice President of Advancement, will plan and implement major gift strategies in support of the priorities of the University.  The MGO will solicit and close gifts from donors and prospects and will engage alumni, faculty, and friends who can advance the fundraising goals of the University. The MGO is expected to conduct a minimum of 14 prospect/donors visits per month and manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects. The MGO will assume stewardship responsibilities for assigned prospects in conjunction with the Program Manager Donor Relations. The MGO will work with individuals with a gift capacity of $100,000 or greater.

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of 100-150 prospects and donors to include strategic activities for engagement through correspondence, personal visits and proposals.
  • Will plan and implement major gifts strategies for portfolio using engagement and stewardship plans; will identify and qualify potential donors; will design and implement prospect cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Work in coordination with Advancement leadership to identify and prioritize gifts critical to University needs.
  • Writes/edits proposals for presentations to major donors.
  • Will conduct a minimum of 14 donor and prospect visits per month and assume stewardship responsibilities for assigned prospects in conjunction with Program Manager, Donor Relations to insure timely and appropriate follow up.
  • Confers with appropriate Advancement staff to secure closure of gifts.
  • Will establish collaborative and productive relationships with the administration and faculty of the University and become knowledgeable regarding the Universities priorities, programs, events, etc. in order to advance the interests of the University and more fully engage donors and prospects.
  • Completes call reports and records all information in a timely manner in Raiser’s Edge
  • Upon request, prepares reports for the Sr. Director, Advancement and Vice President of Advancement
  • Attends University fundraising events and represents the University in a positive light to donors, prospects and other constituent groups.
  • Performs other related duties as requested and assigned.
Qualifications include:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area required.  Master’s degree a plus.
  • Minimum of two to four years of proven successful experience in fund raising or related sales/business development experience required with a successful track record of cultivating and soliciting six and seven figure gifts for both restricted and unrestricted campaigns required.
  • Experience in dealing with major gift prospects and knowledge of planned giving vehicles is preferred.
  • Support the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Knowledge of the Catholic Church, and a commitment to Catholic higher education and a strong desire to associate with and uphold and promote the Catholic mission of Ave Maria University is required.
  • Understanding of the University culture and the process for decision making and program development required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communicative (both verbal and written), analytical, problem solving, and time management skills is a necessity, with the ability to appropriately manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Comfort level working in a team oriented environment required, but also must be self-disciplined and individually result-oriented.
  • Ability and agreement to travel both locally and nationally on a regular basis and work flexible hours, including nights and weekends occasionally as needed.
  • Ability to work proficiently with Microsoft Office products and complex donor databases like Raiser’s Edge, and use general office equipment.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit campus buildings, travel locally and nationally with the ability to stand, walk, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds and remain seated for extended periods of time.   Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, dial the telephone, travel, and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily indoors, and primarily seated. Requires travel and occasional evenings and weekend duties.  Requires valid driver’s license.

Application Instructions:    Qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter with desired salary expectations, names and contact information for three references, by clicking on or copying and pasting this link to your web browser to reach the online application and upload your documents within AMU’s online talent management site:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289571&source=CC3&lang=en_US

The 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.

Male Residence Director

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

Title: Male Residence Director Employee Class: FULL TIME
Department: 3002 Housing and Residence Life 12 month, full-time, live-in position starting July 2019
Reports To: Director of Residence Life and Housing/Dean of Students
PRIMARY PURPOSE
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Residence Life, the Residence Director is responsible for the housing operations of the male and female residence hall facilities and the direct supervision of the Resident Assistants in his/her assigned residence hall.  The Residence Director will utilize and develop skills in staff supervision, administration, interpersonal communication, management, mediation, and program development while maintaining the spirit of Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  The Residence Director, along with the support of his/her staff of Resident Assistants, is responsible for promoting Christ-centered spiritual growth in the residence halls.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General Responsibilities 

  • Serve as a strong Catholic role model for the students and the community.
  • Participate in campus-wide programming and staff events as needed.
  • Take part in professional staff on-call duty rotation (nightly and weekend).
  • Maintain a specific number of office hours per week.
  • Attend staff meetings as determined by supervisor.
  • Train and Manage assigned Resident Assistant hall staff.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life or the Vice President for Student Affairs.
Housing Operations

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

  • Clearly communicate, interpret and enforce department and University policies to staff and students.
  • Ensure staff members are appropriately confronting and documenting behavior issues and concerns.
  • Review all incident reports, consult and follow-up on incident reports as needed.
  • Oversee resolution of Code of Conduct violations.
  • Serve as the Student Conduct hearing officer as needed.
  • Assist in providing programs and educational interventions to minimize behavioral issues within the community. Challenge, confront and follow up on negative behavior and vandalism.
  • Recommend changes in policies and procedures.
  • Assist Security in the evacuation of residence halls during fire drills.
Community Development

  • Administer a comprehensive programming model that provides the residents with a variety of activities and experiences.
  • Distribute, collect, and manage all of the forms associated with Residence Life Programming including Planning, Evaluation, and Attendance Sheets.
  • Oversee all residence hall programming efforts and maintain appropriate records.
  • Design and present campus-wide educational programs.
  • Work at deepening relationships with the residents by planning activities, honoring special days (e.g. birthdays, feast days), etc.
  • Promote and encourage individual responsibility and respect for others.
  • Develop effective relationships with residents through daily interaction.
  • Encourage a sense of building pride and respect for the residence hall and community.
  • Educate students on the importance of personal and building security.
Counseling and Advising 

  • Be sensitive and responsive to students’ spiritual, emotional, personal and academic needs; advising and making appropriate referrals to campus resources.
  • Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological and other crisis or emergency situations.  Being aware of and responding to the effects such crises have on the community.
Spiritual Life

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

  • Provide on-going supervision, support and evaluation for the Resident Assistants.
  • Plan and conduct weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet on a bi-weekly individual basis with Resident Assistants.
  • Coordinating Resident Assistants weekend duty.
Hall Operations 

  • Assist with opening and closing of the residence halls each semester.
  • Build and maintain a working relationship with the Physical Plant staff.
  • Report all maintenance and housekeeping problems to Physical Plant.
  • Follow up on problems not remedied within a reasonable time.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Organization, time management, ability to work independently, strong management skills, ability to work on multiple tasks, willingness to serve, connect and build relationships with the students, detail-orientated, flexibility, 24/7 availability to students, willingness to work over-time, nights, and weekends.

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

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

 https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=273785&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marketing Writer/Communications Coordinator

Ave Maria University is seeking applicants for the position of:

Job TitleMarketing Writer/Communications Coordinator

Job Status:  F/T Admin

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Department:  Marketing

Title of Immediate Supervisor:  President of Ave Maria University

SUMMARY:  The Marketing Writer/Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting development of a wide variety of University communication needs across multiple platforms to expand brand awareness and engagement across internal and external stakeholders. This position leads communication content planning, writing, and editing for key publications that support the strategic objectives of the University. The position will assist various University departments in the creation and delivery of newsworthy information across various publishing platforms. The role requires strong project planning and writing skills to ensure communication goals are met in a timely and accurate manner, and results are measured for continuing optimization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Write articles and support planning and publishing for at least two editions of the AMU magazine per year
  • Write content and support planning for ongoing AMU website news content
  • Support development and placement for AMU website blog content
  • Write and edit social media post content for key AMU platforms (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
  • Support AMU projects related to press releases and public information requests
  • Support AMU creative copywriting needs for advertisements, brochures, and marketing materials
  • Support written material needs for the Offices of Admissions and Advancement and other University communications
  • Ensure consistency in messaging and marketing across University publications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Outstanding written, oral and social media communications skills, with proven proficiency in writing
  • Must understand and support Ave’s unique role within Catholic higher education, and be able to communicate AMU’s Catholic identity effectively to target audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills with the ability to communicate with diplomacy, tact and discretion across a broad range of constituents while maintaining confidentiality
  • Must have strong initiative, judgment and leadership skills
  • Requires strong organizational and project management capabilities with the ability to multitask, manage a variety of projects and priorities, coordinate the actions of others, and follow projects through to timely completion
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Must understand social media capabilities and limitations and website techniques; knowledge of Wordpress is an advantage
  • Experience with creative and editing software, and with photography and post-production processes is beneficial

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

Required Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications or a related field preferred

Required Experience:  Minimum of three years related work experience in journalism and/or written communications, with additional experience preferred in the following areas:

  • Corporate marketing or creative agency
  • Website and social media management and content creation

Working Conditions: One should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time, should be able to perform seated desk work for a significant portion of the day, with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics, indoor, and outdoor events. Must be able to work occasional nights, and weekends, to cover events for articles.

Application Instructions:    Qualified applicants should submit their resume and cover letter with desired salary expectations, names and contact information for three references, and submit a writing sample of 750 words or less by clicking on or copying and pasting this link to your web browser to reach the online application and upload your documents within AMU’s online talent management site:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=289315&source=CC3&lang=en_US

The University provides an excellent benefits 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.

Plumber & Facilities Service Technician

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

Summary

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

Essential Functions

Performs routine preventative maintenance on all plumbing equipment, including:

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

Completes assigned plumbing work orders, including:

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

Qualifications/Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Program Manager, Phone Center

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

  • Excellent interpersonal and telephone communication skills, writing, speaking, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed while also being able to work as a team-member to get work done efficiently and effectively;
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office environment;
  • Ability to work with short and long-term goals of Advancement and establish strategies for reaching those goals;
  • Maintain sensitivity, discretion, and tact in working with confidential information;
  • Ability to be effective in the use of resources including time, talent, finances, etc.;
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and disseminate results/outcomes in working independently and as a team member;
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends for events as required;
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University and Catholic higher education.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or ability to stand, walk, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with minimal potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work.

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship, and service.  Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

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

 

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

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval.

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

Prospect Research Analyst

Title: Prospect Research Analyst Employee Class: Full Time

Department: Advancement Services- 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Advancement Services Grade:

PRIMARY PURPOSE

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Time %

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

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

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

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

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

6. Develop strategies for identifying new prospects 10%

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

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

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

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

CERTIFICATION:

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

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including an ability to grasp, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. May periodically travel to satellite sites.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should apply at this URL link:

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

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

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

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

For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website:

www.avemaria.edu

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

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