Employment Opportunities


AMU Chemistry Position Announcement

Professor, Visiting Professor, or Lecturer of Chemistry for Fall 2017

 

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a full-time faculty position (all levels) as a Professor, Visiting Professor or Lecturer of Chemistry. All specializations of chemistry are encouraged to apply. Individuals with experience in biochemistry or bioinorganic 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 desired. 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, physics, and is introducing a chemistry major in Fall 2017.

 

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.

 

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu. Otherwise, materials should be sent to: Kathy Phelps, Director of Human Resources, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

AMU Instructor in Composition

Ave Maria University

Position Announcement: 

Instructor Position in Composition

Ave Maria University

Position Announcement: 

Instructor Position in Composition

 

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Composition beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired, but MA or MA equivalent will be considered.  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence in composition as well as strong references.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to: Kathy Phelps, Director of Human Resources, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142.  Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Professor - Economics

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR – ECONOMICS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Psychology beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as ability to relate the field of Psychology to the Catholic anthropological tradition.  Ideal candidates would have capability to teach undergraduate courses in Research Methods, Quantitative Research, and Statistics, and to develop an active program of undergraduate research.  Candidates who have interest and ability to teach undergraduate courses among the following are also strongly encouraged to apply:  Principles and Methods of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognition and Learning, Psychopathology, Positive Psychology, Evaluation and Testing, Introduction to Counseling, Internship, Health Psychology, Sport Psychology, and/or Forensic Psychology.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a short statement relating their philosophy of teaching to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to:  Dr. Keith Houde, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142.  Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to keith.houde@avemaria.edu, with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Faculty Position in Elementary Education – All Ranks

Position Announcement: 

Faculty Position in Elementary Education – All Ranks – at Ave Maria University

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Elementary Education beginning in the Fall of 2017.  Ph.D. or doctoral equivalent desired.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a commitment to or profound respect for the mission of the University.  A deep familiarity with the requirements leading to teacher certification in the state of FL is expected.  The successful candidate will be well qualified to teach courses in Educational Foundations, Classroom Management and Organization, and Instructional Strategies, among others.  The candidate should also be willing and able to supervise student practicums.

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

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

Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Faculty Position in Physics – All Ranks

Position Announcement: 

Faculty Position in Physics – All Ranks – at Ave Maria University

 

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Ave Maria University invites applications for a full-time faculty position (all ranks) as a Professor, Visiting Professor or Lecturer of Physics beginning in the Fall of 2017.

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

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.

Electronic applications are strongly preferred and should be sent to Kathy.Phelps@avemaria.edu. Otherwise, materials should be sent to: Kathy Phelps, Director of Human Resources, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing and Business

Ave Maria University seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in Marketing and Business beginning in Fall 2017. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree and be able to teach basic and advanced courses in marketing, including Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, and Advertising and Digital Marketing. Professional experience in the field is valued, as well as an interest in developing internship opportunities for students. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and credentials.

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

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.

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

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package.

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

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

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

Adaptive Services Manager

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the position of Adaptive Services Manager  

ADAPTIVE SERVICES MANAGER JOB POSTING

Title: Adaptive Services Manager Employee Class: Full Time
Department: Student Support Services Exempt Professional
Reports To: Director of Financial Aid & Student Support Services
PRIMARY PURPOSE
The Adaptive Services Manager will oversee the provision of student disability support services and coordinate maintenance of assistive technology resources. The manager will also serve as a consultant for faculty, staff, and parents. Other responsibilities include serving as chair and/or member of related university committees, maintaining the Adaptive Services webpage and maintaining various resources directly related to students who qualify for academic accommodations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manages the Adaptive Services Office and ensures that services are publicized and offered according to the needs and eligibility of enrolled students.
  • Meets with prospective students and parents to review an incoming student’s needs and eligibility for specific services offered through the Adaptive Services Office.
  • Assists incoming eligible students to help ensure that their transition to college is a positive experience.
  • Review documentation submitted for adaptive services requests, determine eligibility and develop plan for appropriate learning accommodations. Responsible for notifying students, parents, and university personnel of the student’s eligibility to utilize specific accommodations.
  • Continuously monitor and track the progress of all students registered with the Adaptive Services Office. Meet with students on a regular basis to evaluate the effectiveness of services offered and provide additional support if necessary.
  • Work closely with support staff under the umbrella of Student Support Services
  • Chair the ADA committee and organize a meeting once per semester with other committee members to discuss topics directly related to the Adaptive Services Office.
  • Evaluate the need for student note-takers and readers as necessary. Work with faculty and the Director of Student Support Services to hire student workers and coordinate training programs when necessary.
  • Evaluate current institutional policies and procedures related to Adaptive Services, research best practices, and propose ideas for improvement which will further enhance AMU’s ability to provide services to those who qualify for accommodations.
  • Develop learning resources in regard to disability issues and maintain a current understanding of applicable legal issues/policies related to such topics.
  • Promote services available to students through use of platforms such as the Adaptive Services webpage, Student Support Newsletter, and new student orientation presentations.
  • Collect data, analyze results, and prepare reports regarding the usage and effectiveness of services offered through the Office of Adaptive Services.
  • Perform  other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision.
  • Willingness to serve, connect and build relationships with the students
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, Social Work or other related fields preferred.  Minimum of three years of experience working in Adaptive Services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the American with Disabilities Act.
  • State of Florida Clinical Counseling licensure preferred.
  • Display an understanding of best practices for accessibility and accommodation in an institution of Higher Education.
  • Must be capable of being professional in managing sensitive and challenging situations.
APPLICATION  INSTRUCTIONS:

Please have prepared your cover letter with salary requirements addressed to Hiring Manager, your resume, and contact information for three references, or copies of reference letters.

Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=130516&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Then click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered you can upload your application materials, to include cover letter, resume, list of three references or reference letters.

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

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

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

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

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

Admissions Counselor

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

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

Duties include but are not limited to:

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

Candidate requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant Women's Softball Coach

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

Assistant Women’s Softball Coach, Pitching Coach

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

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

Duties will include:

 

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

Other duties include, but are not limited to:

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

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

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

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

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

 

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Desired Qualifications:

Pitching experience preferred.

 

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

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

 

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

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

Bursar

Bursar

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

Ave Maria University

Job Posting

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

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

 

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

Ave Maria University

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE:          Facilities Service and HVAC Technician

REPORTS TO:                Director of Physical Plant

DEPARTMENT:                Physical Plant – 8000

STATUS/CLASS:               Full Time, Non-Exempt

DATE MODIFIED:           February 2017                     

PART II:              POSITION SUMMARY

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

Titles of Positions Supervised (if any):  Student Workers

PART III:            ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

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

PART IV:             POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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

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

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

MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:

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

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:

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

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE: 

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

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

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

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

Head Baseball Coach

Ave Maria University

Head Baseball Coach

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Baseball Coach.  This is a full time, 12 month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:  The head coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the baseball 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, teaching, 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 Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.

Qualification Requirements:   A Bachelor’s degree and previous baseball coaching experience are required.

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 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. John Lamanna, Director of Athletics by clicking this URL: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=132980&lang=en_US&source=CC3

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for 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.

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Ave Maria University

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Job Posting

 

Position:

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.  This is a full time, 12-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Duties:  The head strength and conditioning coach will oversee the planning and administration of all aspects of the strength and conditioning program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student-athletes, serving as a role model and positive image for the athletic program.

Position Summary and Duties:

This is a full-time position that will involve leading a collegiate strength and conditioning program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, establishing individual and team strength and conditioning training for all sport programs operating within the University Athletic facilities. These teams include Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Football, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Women’s Lacrosse and Cheerleading. This would include implementation of team and individual programs for student-athletes during the in-season and off-season, day-to-day operations of weight room, supervision of a part time and student staff and completing all necessary record keeping.

Manage the intercollegiate athletic department strength and conditioning equipment.  Monitor equipment inventory for the strength and conditioning department and schedule maintenance when necessary. Monitor budget for weight room.  Research and make recommendations for purchase of new equipment when needed.

Counsel and advise coaching staff and student-athletes on various components of the strength and condition program.

Train and coach current student-athletes in proper weight training and strength and conditioning.

Attend all necessary University and Department meetings. Maintain awareness and understanding of all NAIA Compliance rules especially regarding voluntary summer programs.

In conjunction with Athletic Training staff, coordinate and execute rehabilitation and maintenance programs for student-athletes.

Monitor the Weight Room Safety Program.

Hire and supervise work-study student weight room employees. Oversee and schedule all weight room activities. Provide leadership, supervision, planning and project coordination for staff.

Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the Director of Athletics. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in health, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, or related field.
  • NSCA (National Strength & Conditioning Association) certification required, or working towards certification within 1 year of employment, or CSCS or CSCCA Certification
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of previous collegiate strength and condition work experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of NAIA regulations and compliance issues.
  • Must be able to demonstrate correct weight training activities
  • Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software products.
  • 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.

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.

To Apply:  Interested external candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to the attention of Mr. John Lamanna, Director of Athletics by clicking this URL:   https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=128074&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Internal Candidates please apply by copying and pasting this URL in your web browser:

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for 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.