Employment Opportunities


Adjunct Professor - Chemistry

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry for Fall 2018

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for adjunct professors of Chemistry beginning in the Fall of 2018.

All specializations of chemistry are encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in inorganic , physical, analytical, bioinorganic, biophysical, or bioanalytical chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. M.S. or Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in chemistry or biochemistry is required. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach introductory chemistry courses. 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. Incomplete applications missing any components, especially the Ex Corde Ecclesiae statement, will not be considered.

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=254590&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.

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

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

Adjunct Professors - Accounting and Finance

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

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

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

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

Ave Maria University

5050 Ave Maria Blvd.

Ave Maria, FL 34142

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chemistry Faculty

Professor (all ranks), Visiting Professor, or Lecturer of Chemistry for 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 Chemistry beginning in the Fall of 2018.

 

All specializations of chemistry are encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in inorganic , physical, analytical, bioinorganic, biophysical, or bioanalytical chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Ph. D. or doctoral equivalent in chemistry or biochemistry is required. The successful applicant will have the ability to teach introductory chemistry courses as well as upper-division courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Department faculty members are expected to engage in an active research program involving undergraduate students. The Department of Chemistry and Physics offers undergraduate degrees of biochemistry, chemistry, and physics.

 

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. 

 

Electronic applications should be uploaded at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=137544&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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 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 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.

Assistant Men's Baseball Coach

Men’s Baseball Assistant Coach Position Announcement

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for an assistant men’s baseball coach position. Please submit your application materials by following the To Apply instructions located towards the bottom of this posting.

PART I: JOB INFORMATION

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach

REPORTS TO: Head Men’s Baseball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics – #3607

STATUS: Volunteer

DATE: July 24, 2018

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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 as an assistant men’s baseball coach while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development. 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 while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development.

* 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 the 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:

High School graduate, with a college degree preferred.

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 in an assistant coaching role. Experience with catchers, infielders, or outfielders is preferred.

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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=256462&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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 Head Men’s Baseball Coach, and upload that document along 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.

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

Counselor

Position: Counselor

Posted: 7/30/2018

Expires: When filled

Location: Ave Maria, FL

Category: Counseling

Terms: Full-Time Employee

Classification: Exempt Professional

Experience: 2 – 4 years

Education: Master’s Degree

Base Pay: Salary

Job Description

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a Staff Counselor (full-time, exempt position).

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Reporting to the Director of Counseling Services, the Staff 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 a 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=256979&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefits 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

Director of Capital Planning and Asset Management

Administrator Level: Reports to the Chief Financial Officer

Time Base:  Full-Time

Anticipated Hiring Range: TBD – Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Finance (CFO), the Director of Capital Planning and Asset Management is expected to exercise prudential judgment in the management of AMU employees assigned to Physical Plant and small to medium-sized capital projects, develop and maintain a capital replacement schedule and a vehicle and equipment inventory, maintain any and all records necessary for insurance purposes and perform other duties as assigned.

Position Information

The incumbent in this position will be responsible for:

* Managing the approximately twelve employees responsible for maintaining the ten-year old physical plant (including academic buildings, offices, dormitories, library, student center, field house, 39 condos and three houses valued at roughly $200 million) used by more than 1,000 students each academic year.

* Communicating regularly with the CFO and President on all projects’ status, changes, challenges, or issues.

* Determining fees and scopes of services for small and medium-sized capital projects in compliance with applicable processes, codes and regulations; and managing the administration of all aspects of these contracts.

* Communicating timely with user departments on the small and medium-sized capital projects.

* Preparing and monitoring project schedules and budgets, reconciling adjustments as necessary.

* Preparing and completing closeout project reports which include project history data including post construction evaluation, construction cost analysis, special design features, evaluation feedback for future projects and other pertinent data and reports.

* Plans, programs, designs, and supervises matters pertaining to the university’s architectural and engineering projects, master planning, space planning and utilization, project management, and capital planning functions.

* Supervises and/or has primary responsibility for program development, design, and project management of all utilities, renovations, capital renewal/deferred maintenance, formula funded, and major capital projects.

* Initiating and coordinating studies, cost analyses and other facilities planning and construction data and reports, including maintaining and updating campus facilities condition assessments to inform project scoping.

* Maintaining an inventory of all vehicles and equipment.

* Managing the grounds and landscaping for the campus.

* Maintaining a repository of data suitable for property/casualty and liability insurance purposes.

* Other duties as assigned by the CFO.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates for this position must possess a combination of a college degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or related field and fifteen (15) years of professional experience, or such additional experience as deemed appropriate in lieu of a professional degree along with demonstrated experience supervising professional employees and project management personnel. Candidate should know Microsoft and Adobe Software and possess a working knowledge of project management and scheduling software systems.

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires successful completion of a background check.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume, cover letter addressed to the attention of CFO/Vice President of Finance, and a list of references with contact information, by clicking on or copying and pasting this URL link in to your web browser, completing the online application form and uploading the requested documents:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=254172&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.

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent fringe benefit package to full time 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

PART I:         JOB INFORMATION

POSITION TITLE:  Groundskeeper-General Maintenance Worker

REPORTS TO:         Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT:      Physical Plant – 8000

STATUS:                   Full Time, Non-Exempt

DATE MODIFIED: February 2017                        

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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 the 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 groundskeeping 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.

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PART IV:      POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

 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 preferred.

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, Chainsaws, 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.

 My signature below acknowledges receipt of the above job description for my position.

 

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This position description outlines the general nature and level of work assigned to individuals who function in this job.  This description is not exhaustive; other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.  Staff employees are vital to the mission of the University. Accordingly, Ave Maria University confidently expects that all employees will so comport themselves as to assure the continuance and enhancement of the University’s high purpose, traditions and community ideals.  

Head Men’s Rugby Coach

Job Posting

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s Rugby Coach.  This is a part-time, stipend position reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletics.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The primary duty of the Head Men’s Rugby Coach is to teach, train, and develop the skills of the student-athletes in the sport of rugby while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development.

The person in this position will instruct student-athletes on the rules and fundamentals of the sport during practice (both in a team and individual settings), prepare the student-athletes for competition, and coach on game days.

The Head Men’s Rugby Coach will also manage the planning and administration of the rugby program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a positive mentor, encouraging virtue development, and creating a positive image within the Ave Maria University mission for the rugby program.

The Head Men’s Rugby Coach will adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by USA Rugby and the association.

Qualification Requirements:   A Bachelor’s degree, previous rugby coaching experience and USA Rugby 200 level certified (or willingness to obtain as soon as possible) is required. Collegiate rugby playing experience is preferred with a demonstrated ability to mentor and educate collegiate aged athletes.

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

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and a 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.

To Apply:  Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to the attention of Mr. Curtis Allen, Assistant Director of Athletics by clicking this URL:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=257723&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Marketing and Communications Manager

Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, FL, is accepting applications for the position of Marketing and Communications Manager.

Administrator Level

Reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications

Salary range: $40-50k, Full Time Regular, Benefit Eligible

 

Position Summary

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for supporting a wide variety of University communication needs across several media platforms to expand brand engagement across internal and external stakeholders. This position will support work to strengthen the University’s brand identity and expand awareness through the execution of our marketing strategy. The role requires strong marketing knowledge and project management skills to ensure communication goals are clearly defined, resources are appropriately assigned, timely execution occurs and outcomes are measured for continuous optimization.

 

Essential job functions:

-Work across University departments to coordinate and implement communication projects

-Monitor and support coordination of messaging by all units of the University, including marketing, advancement, student life, academic affairs, admissions, and athletics to ensure consistency and quality

-Support the creation, writing, editing, and publishing of high-quality content for various University media platforms  

-Monitor and contribute to the University’s social media accounts and print communications

-Serve as liaison to the media and support creation and distribution of University press releases

-Support production of two annual issues of the University’s magazine and liaison with internal content providers and outside vendors responsible for design and publication

-Support planning and production of other University publications as needed

-Other duties as assigned by the Director of Marketing and Communications

 

Education, experience and other requirements:

-Commitment to the Catholic identity and culture of the University

-Bachelor’s degree with a major in a related field and a minimum of two years’ work experience in a marketing and/or communications related position

-High level of understanding and skill in the use of websites and social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram

-Understanding of advertising creative and media concepts for print, broadcast and online media

-Understanding of targeted messaging techniques and delivery points along the customer journey

-Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment in the representation of the University

-Appropriate temperament to interact with a variety of audiences in a tactful, agreeable and professional manner

-Possess strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills

-Ability to manage projects on time and within budget

-Ability to manage staff and external resources as assigned

 

Pre-Employment Requirements

This position requires successful completion of a background check.

To Apply:  Please submit your resume, cover letter addressed to the attention of Director of Marketing and Communications, and a list of references with contact information, by clicking on or copying and pasting this URL link into your web browser, completing the online application form and uploading the requested documents:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=256463&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.

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent fringe benefit package to full time 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

Offensive Line Coach for the Football Program

Offensive Line Coach for the Football Program

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Offensive Line Coach.  This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Head Football Coach.

The Offensive Line Coach works under the offensive coordinator and has primary responsibility for the offensive line. The position requires that the coach is responsible for the recruitment of his position group as well as serving as the recruiter for certain geographic territories as assigned by the head coach and recruiting coordinator.  Additionally, the offensive line coach will be responsible for monitoring his players academically.  Ave Maria University is a Catholic university, so it is imperative that the candidate has a healthy respect for Catholicism and the culture of the university.  The position is full-time with benefits.

 

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Mid-South Conference, the NAIA, and Ave Maria University.

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 a strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  All AMU coaching staff are responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

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

TO APPLY: 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/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=256340&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

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

 

Plumber

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

Summary

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

Essential Functions

Performs routine preventative maintenance on all plumbing equipment, including:

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

Completes assigned plumbing work orders, including:

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

Qualifications/Requirements

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Prospect Research Analyst

Title: Prospect Research Analyst Employee Class: Full Time

Department: Advancement Services- 6001 FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Advancement Services Grade:

PRIMARY PURPOSE

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Time %

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

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

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

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

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

6. Develop strategies for identifying new prospects 10%

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

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

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree

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

CERTIFICATION:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.avemaria.edu

Senior Counselor

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for a Senior Counselor (full-time, exempt position).

 

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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE
Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Senior Counselor provides vision, leadership and oversight of the clinical, educational, fiscal and administrative services of the department. Counseling Services is a unit within the larger Division of Student Affairs at Ave Maria.

Counseling Services offers a range of confidential services to support the mental health needs of students, as well as providing outreach and prevention services to guide students in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The Director plays a key leadership role in strengthening linkages between CS, other departments in Student Affairs, and the larger campus community through the coordination of services and activities that support all Ave Maria students. The Senior Counselor provides direct clinical, prevention, and outreach services and will oversee clinical and administrative support staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Provides direct clinical services for mental health needs as well as preventative and outreach services.
Approx. 80%
  1. Prepares Operational Plans and Department budgets; administers policies/procedures; and submits programmatic, board, and year-end reports.
  2. Supervise clinical and administrative support staff
  3. Attends regular and as-needed meetings with other staff/faculty to discuss student needs and coordinate events.
  4. Maintains contact with local service providers and refers/links students with special needs, i.e. psychiatric, autism, etc.
  5. Creates content and maintains CS web pages/brochures to identify student services and electronic resources.
  6. Serves as chair/member of related University committees, e.g., ADA Compliance, Student Affairs, and Facilities, as needed
approx. 20%
EDUCATION: Minimum qualifications and credentials include a master’s degree in Psychology or closely related field; an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university is highly preferred. Licensure as an independent mental health provider (or immediately eligible) in Florida is required.  Counseling psychology, clinical psychology, social work, or other closely related experience is necessary.
EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate will have five (5) plus years of previous experience as a staff member in a University counseling center or mental health setting, at least three (3) years of which were in an administrative leadership/supervisory capacity.
CERTIFICATION: State Licensure
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Must have experience with clinical assessment, efficient counseling modalities, and crisis intervention with a diverse college-aged population. Must have knowledge and experience with ADA compliance issues for mental health and academic accommodations in the higher education environment. 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 counseling/client software; Microsoft Word and Excel.
PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, type and perform data entry, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information, ability to hear in order to answer telephones and to communicate verbally.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with minimal safety hazards, and requires primarily seated work. Due to the nature of higher education, there may be some night/weekend work requirements.
TO APPLY:  Interested applicants should apply at this URL link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=70cb71c1-96f8-4956-8cce-ce625b0b2943&jobId=257231&lang=en_US&source=CC2&ccId=19000101_000001

 

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Mrs. Kimberly King, Vice President for Student Affairs, 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.

Baker

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Line Cook

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Grill Cook

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Catering Positions

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