Staff Positions

Admissions Counselor

Department:

Division of Professional and Graduate Studies

Reports to:

Director of Admissions, Division of Professional and Graduate Studies

Department Overview:

The Division of Professional and Graduate Studies houses the College’s Accelerated Degree and New Dimensions Programs, which offer evening, blended, and fully online classes/programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. The Division recruits, accepts, and advises adult students year-round during the day and evening.

Position Summary:

The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and enrolling academically qualified students in academic programs within the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies. One position is available at our East Hartford Learning Center, and one position is available at the main New Haven campus.

Basic Requirements:

  • Establishes and maintains active communication with prospective students; counsels student applicants concerning program offerings, admission, financial aid, and career planning.
  • Conducts off-site and on-campus recruitment of students through individual and group information and interview sessions, campus visits and tours, open houses, etc.
  • Maintains student appointment schedule for prospective students and applicants.
  • Maintains contact with prospective students using mail, email, phone, and social media.
  • Seeks opportunities to engage in corporate and community outreach.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, utilizing correct grammar;
  • Experience with standard Word, Excel, calendar and email programs;
  • Ability to maintain composure in high stress situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years’ experience working for university/college admissions

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Some evening and/or weekend hours required throughout the year, particularly for special events and functions. Travel is required.

How to Apply:

A letter of interest, updated resume, and list of three professional references should be sent electronically to Anthony Reich, Director of Admissions for the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies, at arreich@albertus.edu.

Graduate Residential Hall Director

Department:

Residential Life

Reports to:

Residential Life Coordinator

Department Overview:

The Office of Residential Life is responsible for the general welfare of the students within the residence halls, while providing support to the residential life staff. Residential Hall Director is expected to positively influence, contribute to, and improve the quality of life of the residential student population through programming, while enforcing college policies and procedures that are designed to strengthen the overall residential life program.

Position Overview:

This is a 10- month, live-in position. Major responsibilities include:

  • Assists with overall operation of the residence hall community, consisting of up to approximately 230 residents in five (5) residence halls (1 traditional building, 4 mansions)
  • Respond to the various needs and concerns of students
  • Directly supervise the Assistant Hall Directors (2) and assist with the supervision of the Resident Assistants (12)
  • Maintain a visible presence in residence halls, including regular contact with residents, and attending events/programs
  • Provide crisis and first response coverage for students’ experiencing physical and mental health concerns, along with emergency and safety issues as required within the residence halls
  • Serves on the on call duty rotation

Position Qualifications:

A successful candidate for the Hall Director position at Albertus Magnus College will possess prior residence hall or student leadership experience (Resident Assistant, Admission Ambassador, Club President) at the undergraduate level. Candidates must demonstrate leadership, communication, community development skills, and a commitment to Albertus Magnus College’s liberal arts mission. A positive attitude and a sense of humor is key.

Basic Requirements:

A bachelors degree is required. Experience working as a Resident Assistant or with Resident Assistants required. Must have ability to work well with others and the desire to work in a student-centered environment. Must be enrolled in a Master’s program at Albertus Magnus College.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Majority of tasks will be in an office setting. Evening and weekend hours are expected.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Awilda Burroughs
Operations Assistant for Student Services
agburroughs@albertus.edu.

Instructional Designer & ePortfolio Coordinator

Reports to:

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Position Summary:

As a member of the instructional support team in the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, the Instructional Design Consultant & ePortfolio Coordinator is responsible for implementation of the College's ePortfolio initiative and provides consulting and training services to faculty in implementing best practices in course design, in teaching blended and online courses, in the effective use of web-based multimedia interactive courseware and learning objects, and in the use of information technology resources to facilitate effective assessment of student learning.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and enhance the ePortfolio initiative, including training students and faculty, running ePortfolio labs, designing training materials, coordinating ePortfolio assessment projects, furthering ePortfolio best practices among students and faculty, and representing the initiative to outside audiences.
  • Support faculty through individual consultations and small cohort instruction in the development of learning outcomes and rubrics including syllabus design, design of course format, selection of interactive strategies, selection of technology appropriate to course design, and planning and development of instructional design elements using instructional technology and multimedia.
  • Consult with department chairs, program directors, the Associate Dean, the Dean of the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs to ensure consistency of curriculum scope and sequence to guarantee parity across the institution.
  • Consult with department chairs, program directors, the Associate Dean, the Dean of the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs to ensure legal and accreditation requirements are met and maintained.
  • Consult with pertinent stakeholders to insure that course content meets pre-determined quality standards, includes interactivity and engaging materials, and is commensurate with accreditation guidelines.
  • In collaboration with members of the instructional support team, design and deliver faculty training and development, and provide other resources to faculty.
  • Provide pedagogical and technological support to faculty developing instructional materials, courses, and programs for face-to-face, blended, and online modes of delivery.
  • Monitor and research instructional methodologies and technologies applicable in instruction, and make adoption recommendations to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Vice President of Information Technology Services.
  • Work collaboratively with members of the course design services team and Information Technology Services to insure efficient, effective delivery of services to faculty.
  • Undertake other projects as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess a Master's Degree in Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, or a related field, at least one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, demonstrated ability to support faculty in best practices in course design and the use of technology to support pedagogical goals, and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

Experience:

  • At least one year of teaching experience (online, in blended format, or fully on-ground) at the undergraduate or graduate level.
  • Experience supporting individuals using a learning management system.
  • Experience developing and managing resources to support faculty in instructional design and the effective use of technology.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of pedagogical principles of instructional systems.
  • Understanding of instructional design issues relating to teaching and learning.
  • Knowledge of standards such as Quality Matters.
  • Familiarity with, and skills in using, software applications specific to instructional design. (Google Apps for Education, Moodle or similar Learning Management System, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, video editing software, etc.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills with a solid technical background.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to apply existing and emerging educational technologies in online and hybrid courses.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and activities.
  • Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Working Conditions:

Deskwork in an office environment and classroom instruction. Requires occasional local travel to a regional satellite campus in Connecticut, as well as travel to professional conferences as needed.

Compensation will be related to specific individual qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates should submit a resumé with references and a cover letter that includes the applicant's educational philosophy.

To Apply:

Send by email to: Dr. Sean P. O'Connell, soconnell@albertus.edu.

Residential Life Coordinator

Department:

Residential Life

Reports to:

Director of Student Life

Department Overview:

The Office of Residential Life is responsible for the general welfare of the students within the residence halls, while providing support to the residential life staff. Residential Life Coordinator is expected to positively influence, contribute to, and improve the quality of life of the residential student population through programming, while enforcing college policies and procedures that are designed to strengthen the overall residential life program.

Position Overview:

This is a full-time, 12- month, live-in position. Major responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the overall operations of the residence hall community consisting of up to approximately 230 residents in five (5) residence halls (1 traditional building, 4 mansions)
  • Directly supervise the Residential Hall Director and Resident Assistant Staff (12)
  • Provide crisis and first response coverage for students experiencing physical and mental health concerns, along with emergency and safety issues as required within the residence halls
  • Responsible for the billing and management of housing assignments & coordination of the College’s board plan
  • Administrator on call for emergencies
  • Serve as Student Conduct Officer for low level policy violations

Position Qualifications:

Flexibility and strong organizational skills; student focused and customer service oriented; strong verbal and written communication skills; and computer efficiency. Candidates must demonstrate leadership, communication skills, community development skills, and a commitment to Albertus Magnus College’s liberal arts mission. A positive attitude and a sense of humor are key.

Basic Requirements:

A bachelors degree is required. Experience working as a Resident Assistant or with Resident Assistants required. 1 year of post undergraduate housing experience required. Must have ability to work well with others and the desire to work in a student-centered environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master's degree or studies toward a Master's degree is preferred.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Majority of tasks will be in an office setting; Regular hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening and weekend hours are expected.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to
Awilda Burroughs
Operations Assistant for Student Services
agburroughs@albertus.edu.


Part-Time Faculty Positions

Accounting

Albertus Magnus College, Department Business Administration and Management, seeks to hire part-time faculty members to teach accounting courses to undergraduate and graduate evening students in the Accelerated Degree Program located in New Haven, CT

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in field or related field is required; Ph.D. and/or C.P.A. is preferred
  • Professional experience and college-level teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching both on-ground and online courses

How to Apply

A letter of interest and updated curriculum vitae may be sent electronically to Dr. Nancy Fallon, Chair, Department of Business Administration and Management, at nfallon@albertus.edu.

Criminal Justice/Sociology

Albertus Magnus College, Criminal Justice Program, seeks to hire a part-time faculty member to teach Sociology courses to undergraduate evening students in the Accelerated Degree Program located in East Hartford, CT. Teaching assignments are anticipated to begin in August of 2015.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in the field or a related field
  • Professional experience and college-level teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching both on-ground and online courses

How to Apply

A letter of interest and updated curriculum vitae should be sent electronically to Dr. John Lawrie, East Hartford Criminal Justice Program Coordinator, at jnlawrie@albertus.edu.

Spanish/Hispanic Civilization and Culture

Albertus Magnus College seeks to hire a part-time faculty member to teach a Spanish/Hispanic civilization and culture course to undergraduate evening students in the New Dimensions Program located in East Hartford and New Haven, CT. Teaching assignments are anticipated to begin on June 1, 2015.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in the field or a related field
  • Professional experience and college-level teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching both on-ground and online courses

How to Apply

A letter of interest and updated curriculum vitae should be sent electronically to Sharon Shuffitt, Director of Academic Services, Division of Professional and Graduate Studies, at sshuffitt@albertus.edu.

Part-time Faculty Member Positions

Albertus Magnus College seeks to hire part-time faculty members to teach evening undergraduate and graduate courses in the New Dimensions Program located in East Hartford and New Haven, CT. All part-time faculty members must be able to travel to New Haven, Connecticut, for assessment, orientation, training, and ongoing development.

Undergraduate and graduate part-time faculty members are currently sought for these areas:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business/Global Management
  • Math/Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior/Development
  • Psychology/Sociology
  • Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in the field or a related field
  • Professional experience and college-level teaching experience
  • Experience in teaching both on-ground and online courses

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of application and resume by e-mail only to Sharon E. Shuffitt, Director of Academic Services of the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies, at sshuffitt@albertus.edu.


Equal Opportunity

Albertus Magnus College provides equal employment opportunity to all persons. This policy applies to hiring and every other aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religious creed, present or past history of mental disorder, mental retardation, physical disability or handicap including but not limited to blindness, veteran status, or any other condition or status protected by law.