Employment

Albertus Magnus College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Albertus Magnus College to comply with applicable federal and state laws regarding equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons so as to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment against any employee, intern or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Albertus Magnus College promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity throughout the College. The College forbids all forms of illegal discrimination, harassment or retaliation.


Full-Time Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor: Biology (Search #FAC102)

About Albertus Magnus College:

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Job Overview:

The Biology/Chemistry/Mathematics Department of Albertus Magnus College invites applications for a full-time, 10-month faculty position beginning August, 2019. The faculty member will teach a variety of courses in the traditional undergraduate program, including lab courses, serve as a mentor and academic advisor for students, participate in course development, outcomes assessments and serve on College committees. Candidates should possess a terminal degree in their field of expertise, with demonstrated experience and strengths in college-level teaching and broad interests in biology. Teaching twelve credit hours per semester is required. Teaching responsibilities in the Fall semester will include one lecture and laboratory section of (1) CH324: Biochemistry, (2) BI 111: General Biology I, and (3) Senior Science Seminar (SC351). In the Spring semester, teaching responsibilities will include a section of (1) BI 112: General Biology II; (2) BI 215: Microbiology, and (3) SC 114: Nutrition for Health & Wellness. Preferred candidates will be able to teach Anatomy & Physiology I & II as well every other year. Additional courses taught will depend upon the needs of the department and the candidate’s expertise and interest.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit:

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references as one document electronically to chansen@albertus.edu Please reference search # in subject line.


Assistant Professor: Interactive Design (Search #FAC100)

About Albertus Magnus College:

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Program Overview:

The Department of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking a qualified candidate to develop programming in new media design, including game and interactive design. Teaching opportunities include 3D Game Design, 2D Game Design, Animation Studio, Digital Modeling and Visual Effects, VR/AR Design. The ability to teach drawing and illustration as well as our General Education course, Evolution of Art is desirable.

The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to teaching and advising a diverse student population, and a broad knowledge of contemporary design practice as well as art and design history. A strong technical, theoretical and critical understanding of the place new media design can have in the context of a liberal arts curriculum is important.

Duties include teaching 4 classes per semester, serve on college committees, advise students, hold office hours, participate in commencements, planning days and convocations.

Qualifications:

A terminal degree (MFA) in a studio discipline or related field e.g., Digital Arts, Computational Arts, Interactive Multimedia, Game Design, or Communication Studies is required. A Ph.D. will also be considered if the candidate has an active creative practice.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter detailing qualifications
  • A curriculum vitae and evidence of work in your field.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number, and email.
  • Documentation of recent work: 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of student work.

Submit materials to hr@albertus.edu Please reference search # in subject line.


Director and Faculty member, Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling (MAATC)

Assistant Professor: Religious Studies. AOS: Modern Religious Thought; AOC: Catholic Intellectual Traditions and any other. (Search #FAC101)

About Albertus Magnus College:

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master’s degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College’s 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city’s most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Program Overview:

Candidates must hold PhD in Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion, Modern Religious Thought, or similar degree. The position entails a 4/4 teaching load that includes core humanities courses for undergraduates in addition to teaching broadly in the academic study of religion, including methods and theories in Religious Studies, Catholic Intellectual Traditions, Religion and Social Concerns, and Introduction to Religious Studies. Preference will be given to those whose degree programs and teaching experience have been formatively interdisciplinary, engaged with traditions of Continental thought and contemporary cultural theory, and addressed critical approaches to race and gender and/or ecology studies. In addition to teaching responsibilities in the humanities core and in Religious Studies, the candidate must also show evidence of strategic and operational expertise, supervision, program creation, and oversight; implementation of effective and high impact teaching practices in traditional, hybrid, and online environments; and a record of professionalism, leadership, and inclusivity. Albertus Magnus College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition located in New Haven, CT. Its student body ranks among the most racially and ethnically diverse in the Northeast, comprises a high percentage of first generation college students, and is welcoming of all backgrounds and orientations. Valuing this diversity, the College is invested in the formation of a faculty composition that reflects the student body. The College is also committed to the centrality of the liberal arts and places emphasis on the humanities in collaboration across the curriculum. Strong consideration will be given to candidates who reflect these commitments.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate major and humanities core course assignments.
  • Provide strategic and operational expertise and oversight of the Religious Studies and humanities curricula.
  • Work with the VPAA, department chairs, program directors, and other faculty to develop courses and programs that promote cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • Facilitate curriculum evaluation to meet the educational needs of the students, including developing effective assessment tools and ongoing review.
  • Serve as the primary academic advisor to students majoring in Religious Studies.
  • Develop and oversee internship and other experiential opportunities for students.
  • Serve as the College's Religious Studies representative in public appearances including information lunches/sessions, class observations, open houses, association/professional organization and community development events that showcase the College.
  • Collaborate on programs with the campus representative of the College’s founding order, Sisters of Peace.
  • Recruit, interview, evaluate, and recommend adjunct faculty for appointment or reappointment.
  • Attend faculty and department and serve on faculty committees.
  • Participate in own professional faculty development.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit:

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references as one document electronically to mwaggoner@albertus.edu Please reference the job posting number in your cover letter.


Director and Faculty member, Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling (MAATC)

Position Title:

Director and Faculty member, Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling (MAATC). Faculty rank is open and commensurate with experience.

About Albertus Magnus College:

Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master's degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College's 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city's most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic buildings grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Albertus Magnus College is a Catholic College in the Dominican Tradition whose mission is to provide students with an education that promotes the search for truth, is humanistically enlarging and practical in its application. Our student body is ethnoculturally diverse, with a high proportion of first-generation college students.

Program Overview:

The MAATC program, the only one of its kind in Connecticut, has been in operation for over 20 years; long AATA approved and was recently accredited by CAAHEP, in alignment with ACATE's new requirements. The graduate program is intended to prepare professional clinicians with deep expertise in Art Therapy and competence in mental health counseling. The curriculum includes the coursework necessary to qualify for post-graduate counselor licensure (the LPC credential). The program, which is housed in the Department of Psychology, is noteworthy for its strong empirical focus; our graduates have been awarded AATA's Research awards for their thesis projects and they consistently present at AATA conferences.

Essential Functions:

Direct the MAATC program with teaching and advisement responsibilities.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant will possess an earned doctorate in Art Therapy, Counselor Education, Counseling or Clinical Psychology, or a closely related field (ABD will be considered) and must be a registered, board-certified art therapist (ATR-BC) with substantial clinical experience. Teaching experience at the graduate level is essential. Licensure in CT or license-eligibility, administrative experience, and. a track record of scholarship and artistic practice are highly desirable. Some degree of comfort with empirical research is preferred. Willingness to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines, especially clinical and counseling psychology, is essential.

To Apply:

To apply: Please send a letter of application, current C.V. with references, and (if available) representative writings and images, to Cynthia O'Brien at cobrien1@albertus.edu


Part-Time Staff Positions

Lifeguard

Reports to:

Aquatics Director

Position Summary:

Responsible for ensuring the safety of facility patrons by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recognize and respond quickly and effectively in emergencies
  • Enforce all aquatic facility policies, rules, and regulations
  • Inspect the facility on a daily schedule and report any unsafe conditions or equipment to the supervisor
  • Complete records and reports
  • Participate in regular in-service training
  • Maintain fitness level (swimming skills, strength and endurance)
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director
  • Maintain cleanliness of facility
  • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques
  • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies, and procedures
  • Leadership and public relations skills
  • Decision-making skills

Qualifications:

  • Current certification in the following:
    • Lifeguarding
      • American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid
      • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Pre-employment testing of lifeguarding knowledge and skills
  • High School diploma is preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience as a lifeguard is preferred.
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills.

How to Apply:

Email resume to Aquatics Director, Lauren Pallone at lpallone@albertus.edu


Part-time Faculty Positions

Part-time Faculty Member Positions – Religion

Albertus Magnus College seeks to hire part-time faculty members to teach evening undergraduate courses in Religion on the East Hartford campus. These courses are taught in a "flex" format, which involves both on-ground and online components.

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

  • RS 221 Introduction to World Religions
  • RS 383 Religion and Social Concerns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Religion; Ph.D. is preferred
  • 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 email only to Sharon Shuffitt at sshuffitt@albertus.edu.


Part-time Faculty Member Position – Spanish

Albertus Magnus College seeks to hire a part-time faculty member to teach Conversación avanzada and Spanish for Business and the Professions to undergraduate day and evening students located in New Haven, CT. Teaching assignments are anticipated to begin late summer 2019.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in the field or a related field
  • Professional experience and college-level teaching experience
  • Native or near-native fluency in Spanish

How To Apply

A letter of interest, updated curriculum vitae, and the contact information for two references should be sent electronically to Professor Christine Dolan Atkins, Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages, at catkins@albertus.edu.


Albertus Magnus College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Albertus Magnus College to comply with applicable federal and state laws regarding equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons so as to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment against any employee, intern or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Albertus Magnus College promotes the full realization of equal employment opportunity throughout the College. The College forbids all forms of illegal discrimination, harassment or retaliation.