Employment Opportunities


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.

Assistant Professor in International Relations and Comparative Politics

The Politics Department at Ave Maria University invites applications for a position in International Relations and Comparative Politics at the level of Assistant professor beginning Fall 2017. A Ph.D. in Political Science, or equivalent, is required at the time of appointment. Candidates must be also prepared to teach our core course in American Civilization. Applicants with the potential for excellence in teaching and an active research agenda are preferred.

Application materials including a letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, statement of teaching and research interests, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to:  Dr. John Colman, Chair, Department of Politics, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria, FL  34142 electronically via email to:    John.Colman@avemaria.edu with a cc to:  HR@avemaria.edu.  Review of applications will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled.  The position is subject to final administrative approval.

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to the Catholic identity of the university.

Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Systematic/Historical or Moral Theology

Ave Maria University Department of Theology invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in the areas of systematic/historical or moral theology to begin Fall 2017.  The successful candidate will demonstrate both speculative engagement with the truth of the Catholic faith and a knowledge of the philosophical resources theologians draw upon in relating the truth of faith to human reason. Ph.D. or S.T.D. required at time of appointment.  Adherence to the teachings of the Catholic Church and willingness to apply for the Mandatum are required.  Candidates should possess a record of pedagogical and scholarly excellence.  The position includes teaching core classes in theology as well as more advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should send a CV, a statement relating the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae to their philosophy of teaching, and three letters of reference to graduatetheology@avemaria.edu with a CC to HR@avemaria.edu or Theology Search Committee, Ave Maria University, 5050 Ave Maria Blvd., Ave Maria FL 34142-9550.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Position is subject to final administrative approval.  Ave Maria University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lab Coordinator

Title: Lab Coordinator
Employee Class: Full Time
Department: 80% Biology, 20% Chemistry and Physics
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Chair Department of Biology

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Primary function is to provide support for the instructional and research laboratory components of the programs in the Science departments. The Lab Coordinator will organize the various daily activities in all the biology, chemistry, and physics instructional laboratories.  This may include preparation of laboratory materials (buffers, agar plates, etc.), ordering of laboratory supplies, and careful inventory of departmental lab and safety records.
 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Time %
1. Communicates principally with the Biology department Chair and with the Chemistry & Physics chair as needed to prioritize departmental needs on a weekly basis. 3%
2. Communicates with the Departments of Biology and Chemistry & Physics faculty to determine their laboratory needs on a weekly basis. 5%
3. Maintains the laboratories and stockrooms in a clean and organized manner. This includes but not limited to: a. Clean benchtops and floor of stains, spilled reagents, dust, etc. b. Clean glassware and put up in the storage room when not in use. c. Organize and store equipment properly. d. Autoclave cultures in an appropriate amount of time. 10%
4. Sets up all biology (and chemistry & physics upon request) laboratory experiments, including assembling equipment, selecting and preparing reagents and solutions, maintaining active cultures; caring for living specimens, etc. Disassembling and cleaning up laboratory experiments upon completion.  Maintaining schedule of equipment availability and training faculty and students on equipment usage – when appropriate. 55%
5. Ordering all equipment and supplies necessary to run laboratories. 15%
6. Inventorying, requisitioning and restocking laboratory supplies. 2%
7. Assists in monitoring annual budget for operation of all instructional laboratories. 2%
8. Supervises biology tutors and assists in scheduling and monitoring of tutoring hours. 3%
9. Compiles and maintains manuals of current local, state, and federal regulations governing the storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials in order to maintain laboratory safety compliance.  Serving as a resource for and educating faculty on safety regulations.  Making changes necessary to meet safety requirements. As necessary 4%
10. Works with science faculty in developing teaching experiments to meet the curriculum and scheduling needs of each course. 1%
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 the Department Chair or Supervisor.
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree will be considered with significant lab coordinator experience
EXPERIENCE: Lab Research at the graduate level or significant lab coordination experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, show initiative, enthusiasm of science, with strengths in leadership, organization, and excellent oral and written communication skills.   Must be able to work flexible hours; may require evenings and weekends. Knowledge of computer software. Ability to speak in front of groups. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and measure results. Microsoft Office software experience should include Word and Excel.

Commitment to the mission, values, goals and plans of Ave Maria University as a Catholic higher education university as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The position requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to work in a laboratory with the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics and laboratory chemical work. May periodically travel to satellite sites.
TO APPLY:

Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=117355&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Then click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered upload your cover letter addressed to Dr. Nicholas Curtis, Biology Department Chair, your resume, and list of references within the Ave Maria University Career Center.

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

Ave Maria University’s mission 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.

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

Marketing Coordinator

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for the full-time position of Marketing Coordinator.

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Coordinator will provide essential support for design, writing, marketing, and promoting Ave Maria University across various channels, including but not limited to the University’s website, social media, magazine, and ad copy and print. The Marketing Coordinator strategizes with University leadership and works in close collaboration with the Office of Admissions, Office of Advancement, Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Student Life, and Athletics Department. The Marketing Coordinator will also assist the Director of Marketing in managing the Maria Vision video team, student interns, and student employees.

PRIMARY DUTIES – May include, but not limited to the following:
• Design print and digital advertisements using the Adobe Creative Suites as assigned
• Assists in writing for social media and the University magazine
• Assists the Director of Marketing in management of student workers, interns, and Maria Vision video crew
• Work in close collaboration with the Office of Admissions to produce content for the Admissions communication plan
• Assists in the development of email campaigns (using the MailChimp platform)
• Ensure all University departments follow brand guidelines
• Assists in the preparation of analytical reports.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field. Minimum one to two years of marketing or communications experience with responsibility preferably in a higher-education setting. The candidate is expected to possess a working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite software. Excellent editorial, writing and project management skills are required. Must have the ability to work independently, creatively, and efficiently under tight time constraints. Must be detail oriented and able to coordinate multiple projects with competing priorities. Excellent teamwork skills and the willingness and ability to collaborate in a team environment on various projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
• Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
• Ability to represent the department and University in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner. Ability to use a personal computer, DSLR camera, and other equipment.

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or ability to stand, walk, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including the 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 off-site for events.

TO APPLY: Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=116675&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Then click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered upload your cover letter addressed to Mr. Colin Voreis, Director of Marketing, your resume, and a list of references within the Ave Maria University Career Center.

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

Ave Maria University provides an excellent fringe benefits package.

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

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

Admissions Counselor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: 

The Admissions Counselor reports to the Director of Admissions.

The Admissions Counselor will serve as the primary point of contact for prospective students and parents within an assigned territory to provide information about the school, majors and programs, and to counsel families through the admissions process.  The incumbent will be responsible for recruiting prospective students including:  participating in recruiting events, campus tours, visiting secondary schools and junior colleges, attending college fairs, and providing group and individual presentations.

The incumbent will be expected to build and maintain positive relationships with high school guidance counselors, administrators, faculty and students.

Other duties include analyzing qualifications of prospective students utilizing established admissions standards and guidelines, and staffing the applicant review committee. Evening and weekend hours are required.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or higher
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in a university admissions department is helpful, but not required.
TO APPLY:

Please address your cover letter to Ms. Karen Full, Director of Admissions, 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

Coordinator of Special Events

Department: Institutional Advancement

The Coordinator of Special Events will, with the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, develop and execute a robust schedule of annual events for Ave Maria University (AMU). The position will advance AMU’s fundraising goals by ensuring positive, consistent and meaningful engagement between the University and its prospects, donors, friends, alumni, parents, students, and institutional partners. The Coordinator of Special Events will interact with major donors and prospects, Office of the President, Office of the Student Affairs, and Board of Trustees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with department staff to develop, plan, coordinate, and manage events that ensure appropriate cultivation of prospects and donor appreciation, including small, tailored events on site, and the annual Scholarship Dinner.
  • Develop invitations, create event programs, prepare event program scripts, briefings, and participant remarks (as needed) and create and/or obtain donor awards and recognitions.
  • Manage all event-related vendor relationships and event planning responsibilities.
  • Recruit, train and manage event volunteers.
  • Prepare event budgets and financial reports; accountable for staying within or under budget and meeting revenue goals.
  • Working with department staff, schedule event debriefs to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of events, develop appropriate follow-up strategies, and make recommendations for enhancements where appropriate.
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing and proactive networking with internal and external constituencies.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform the job responsibilities.

Experience:

One to two years’ experience in event planning is required. Previous experience interacting with donors or other high net worth individuals is preferred.

Certification:

Valid Driver’s License required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to appropriately manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional ability to prioritize and manage multiple, diverse and on-going projects.
  • Flexible work schedule with frequent evening and occasional weekends.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Ave Maria University and Catholic higher education.

Physical Skills and Abilities:

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

Working Conditions:

Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. Requires travel.

To Apply:

Click or copy and paste the link below in your web browser:

 https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=113435&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 Ms. Tina Muracco, Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, and attach that with your resume and list of references and attach to your application within the AMU Career Center.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefits package. AMU 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 Tutoring

Ave Maria University is accepting applications for employment in the position of Director of Tutoring.

JOB SUMMARY: The primary role of this position is to select, train, and  supervise tutors, and to assist with tutoring when needed.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:   Reports to Director of Student Support Services and Supervises Tutors

PRIMARY DUTIES – May include, but not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the effectiveness of tutoring and initiates efforts to improve student performance in related courses.
  • Interviews and selects tutors with faculty chair approval.
  • Trains tutors.
  • Supervises and evaluates the work of tutors.
  • Develops and selects tutoring support material.
  • Tutors in the content areas for which Student Support Services offers tutoring.
  • Assists in the preparation of reports.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

EDUCATION: Bachelor degree required, Graduate degree preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Three years of tutoring experience at the University level.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:   The following are essential:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to coordinate work with other employees, providing direct instruction or supervision as assigned.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
  • Ability to represent the department and University in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner. Ability to use a personal computer and other office equipment.

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=116516&lang=en_US&source=CC3

Then click on the Apply Tab, First Time User? – Register Now tab, and once registered upload your cover letter addressed to Mrs. Anne Hart, Director of Financial Aid and Student Support Services, your resume, and list of references within the Ave Maria University Career Center.

Ave Maria University’s mission 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.

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

Direct Marketing Coordinator

Title: Coordinator of Direct Marketing
Employee Class: Full Time/Part Time
Department: Institutional Advancement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Vice President for Institutional Advancement

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Coordinator of Direct Marketing will lead IA’s efforts to develop relationships and fundraising through direct marketing. The Coordinator will work with AMU fundraisers to develop and implement strategies that leverage all direct marketing channels to achieve the fundraising and engagement objectives of IA: email, web, social, mail, print, etc. The coordinator will develop both content and copy for each channel. This individual will strengthen digital rich-media and visual IA storytelling initiatives through the development and use of video, audio, and still image assets. This individual will manage IA’s social and web presence.
 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Time %
1. Develop and implement direct marketing strategies to achieve the fundraising and engagement objectives of IA overall and with key segments of prospects and donors. 50 %
2. Develop direct marketing capabilities in digital space not currently practiced by AMU with contemporary digital content and story-telling: email, web, social media. Successful, collaborative partnering with AMU’s marketing and communications department is critical in this role. 20%
3. Recruit and develop student talent to staff the direct marketing projects and capabilities required for IA 20%
4. Develop a robust performance tracking and management capability for the effectiveness of IA Direct Marketing effort 10%
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required
EXPERIENCE: 2 to 4 years direct marketing experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Demonstrated success, producing and/or editing high quality content for rich media communications platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo
  • Familiarity with digital media production environments and workflows
  • Demonstrated success in qualifying and quantifying results of communication strategies
  • Demonstrated success using emerging technologies to meet communication goals
  • Demonstrated understanding, and the ability to discuss in layman’s terms, emerging rich-media technologies and how people use the web to communicate, find information, and interact
  • Verified professional success managing multimedia sites and communities, including photo and video sharing sites, and video bookmarking sites for higher education, business, political, or other clients
  • Experience with web video and multi-channel web distribution
  • Understanding of image and video production and quality control
  • Photography skills
  • Interest in engaging Ave audiences and in expanding the University’s profile worldwide
  • High degree of understanding of how to amplify the Ave experience with relevant and engaging content
  • Must be highly organized and show meticulous attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable working with a broad range of clients, collaborators, and contributors
  • 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 ability to stand, walk, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read technical information.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to electronics work. May periodically travel to satellite sites.
TO APPLY: Copy and paste the URL below to your web browser.

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

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=113617&lang=en_US&source=CC3

• Please address your cover letter to Mr. Brian Couch, V.P. Institutional Advancement and attach that with your resume and list of references within the AMU Career Center.

Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefits package.

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

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.

Head Women's Softball Coach

Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Softball 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 women’s softball 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 softball 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, Interim Athletic Director by clicking this URL:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=AMU&jobId=116355&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 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.