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    Event Coordinator, Event and Conference Services

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Office of Event and Conference Services is seeking a full-time Event Coordinator. This position will be responsible for planning, organizing and executing summer camps and conferences and external events scheduled through Saint Vincent College Event and Conference Services.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Business or Hospitality/Conference
    Management or related field

    Experience: 2 - 3 year’s experience in a service-oriented business, preferably in hospitality/conference management.

    Essential duties:  

    • Negotiates contractual agreements between the College and external clients. Arranges housing, meeting facilities, setup requirements and rentals. 
    • Formulates proposals for all requests within one business day for use of college facilities by external groups. 
    • Plans and coordinates conferences and events for external groups. 
    • Provides a central contact with meeting planners and outside organizations. 
    • Communicates event details to event staff and internal departments to ensure the successful execution of events. 
    • Maintains, updates and keeps current the Event and Conference Services pages on the College website. 
    • Develops and maintains customer database of existing and potential sales contacts. 
    • Coordinates with vendors for special equipment needed for events. 
    • Regularly attends networking meetings of local organizations and associations to develop sales contacts in Westmoreland County and regional population centers.

     

    Other duties:  

    • Maintains accurate records for conferences and events, including scheduling, activity information and rental records on all past, present and future groups. 
    • Provides event coverage for events in the conference center, on campus and summer camps and conferences. Requires night and/or weekend support on a manageable basis. 
    • Develops monthly reports for conference center sales and marketing data. 
    • Prepares monthly and yearly ongoing customer satisfaction survey reports. 
    • Participates in weekly meetings with events staff to ensure the smooth operation of events on campus.
    • Completes projects as assigned. 
       

    Special Education Teacher

    (Deadline to apply: May 29, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Special Education Teacher in the Bearcat B.E.S.T. (Building Excellence through Skills Training) transition program. This is a full-time, 10-month position. Additional Information about the program is available at http://www.stvincent.edu/bearcatBEST/

    Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Bearcat B.E.S.T. transition program, the special education teacher will provide quality services to Bearcat B.E.S.T. program participants in the areas of functional academics, vocational training, training in the skills of independent living, and social skills. The Special Education Teacher will demonstrate a commitment to team participation in planning and implementation of student programming, including specialized instruction, tutorial assistance, and consultation with other Program and College faculty and staff.

    Qualifications: The Special Education Teacher will possess:

    1. An earned Master’s degree in Special Education with PA Instructional Certification in Special Education and Elementary Education; 
    2. Current FBI clearance, PA Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse clearance; 
    3. Valid PA Driver’s license. 
    4. Knowledge of evidence-based instructional strategies; 
    5. Knowledge of assessment and the ability to administer a variety of standardized measures. 
    6. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with strong human relations proficiency. 
    7. Exceptional organizational skills. 
    8. Knowledge of, and preferably experience in, field research.


    Essential Tasks:

    1. Design, plan and implement evidence-based instruction in functional academics tied to the PA Core Standards. 
    2. Design, plan and implement evidence-based instruction in the skills of daily living. 
    3. Design, plan and implement evidence-based instruction in social and self-advocacy skills; 
    4. Design, plan and implement evidence-based instruction in vocational skills. 
    5. Supervise and manage of team of job coaches and student assistants. 
    6. Assist with field research measuring the efficacy of transition programming. 
    7. Collect data and analyze data for instructional decision-making, and for implementation of appropriate instructional and behavioral interventions. 
    8. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all program participants. 
    9. Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents, school district personnel, and College faculty and staff. 
    10. Confer with parents, administrators, school district personnel and other professionals in the development and administration of each participant’s Individualized Education/Transition Plan. 
    11. Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports as requested by school districts, College personnel and government agencies. 
    12. Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects, and communicate learning targets to students. 
    13. Provide crisis intervention as needed in a variety of settings. 
    14. Maintain professional competence by participating in staff development activities as needed to maintain PA Instructional Certification, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities, including presenting at conferences. 
    15. Drive minivan and/or 12-passenger van as needed to transport students between learning environments. 
    16. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of the Bearcat B.E.S.T. program.


    Physical Requirements: Employees are regularly required to sit, stand, kneel, bend, stoop, walk about campus, and ambulate steps. Additionally, for safety reasons, employees must be able to assist in possible physical interventions in order to maintain a safe learning environment. 

     

    Classroom Aide

    (Deadline to apply: May 29, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Classroom Aide to serve in the Bearcat B.E.S.T. (Building Excellence through Skills Training) transition program. This is a full-time, 10-month position. Additional Information about the program is available at http://www.stvincent.edu/bearcatBEST/.

    Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Bearcat B.E.S.T. transition program and the special education teachers, the classroom aide will assist in the delivery of quality services to Bearcat B.E.S.T. program participants in the areas of functional academics, vocational training, training in the skills of independent living, and social skills. The Classroom Aide will demonstrate a commitment to team participation in planning and implementation of student programming, including specialized instruction, tutorial assistance, and consultation with other Program and College faculty and staff.

    Qualifications: The Classroom aide will possess:

    1. A minimum of a high school diploma (an earned associate degree in education or related field preferred);
    2. Current FBI clearance, PA Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse clearance;
    3. Valid PA Driver’s license.
    4. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with strong human relations proficiency.
    5. Exceptional organizational skills
    6. Ability to work as an integral part of a team.


    Essential Tasks:

    1. Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment and demonstrations.
    2. Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers in the areas of functional academics, daily living skills, social skills and vocational skills.
    3. Tutor and assist students individually or in small groups in order to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
    4. Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeteria and other on- and off-campus facilities.
    5. Observe students’ performance and record relevant data to assess progress for instructional and behavioral interventions.
    6. Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining an environment conducive to learning for all program participants.
    7. Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents, school district personnel, and College faculty and staff.
    8. Confer with parents, administrators, school district personnel and other professionals in the development and administration of each participant’s Individualized Education/Transition Plan.
    9. Provide crisis intervention as needed in a variety of settings.
    10. Participate in staff development activities as needed, curriculum development meetings and other professional activities, including presenting at conferences.
    11. Drive minivan and/or 12-passenger van as needed to transport students between learning environments.
    12. Other duties as assigned by the Special Education Teachers or Executive Director.


    Physical Requirements: Employees are regularly required to sit, stand, kneel, bend, stoop, walk about campus, and ambulate steps. Additionally, for safety reasons, employees must be able to assist in possible physical interventions in order to maintain a safe learning environment.

    Project Manager, Community Learning Hub Project

    (Deadline to apply: June 1, 2015)

    The Fred Roger’s Center is seeking a full-time Project Manager, Community Learning Hub Project. This position would be part of the Center’s work to understand and extend the legacy of Fred Rogers in serving children in childcare, schools, and community.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, in education, psychology, community development, child development, social work or nonprofit management.

    Experience: A minimum of three years experience working directly with children, and/or working with community programs, schools, or child-serving professionals. Eligible candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of national and Pennsylvania standards for early learning, including professional standards in early childhood programs; knowledge of research-based, developmentally appropriate practice for children birth through age 8; knowledge of building communities of practice; awareness of the potential and the issues surrounding the use of technology and digital media in early learning settings and for family engagement; and understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs of educators, early learning teachers, family childcare providers, and families of young children. This position requires a resourceful, collaborative, and creative individual who can build and sustain relationships with a diverse range of community partners who affect children’s lives.

    Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Project Manager will effectively convene diverse groups of professionals and partners, and engage these groups in learning and development that promotes high quality practice with children. The individual in this position will serve as an independent and interdependent manager of multi-year projects in community settings. He or she will develop and lead community engagement and professional development projects in the Ligonier Valley region of Westmoreland County; coordinate action with community programs and organizations that serve children; engage and coordinate communities of professionals in early childhood settings as well as public schools; connect with community partners, school board, and parents; coordinate and collaborate with Fred Rogers Center and Saint Vincent College staff, faculty, and students; and assist with other related project initiatives at the Fred Rogers Center. 

    Certified Nursing Assistant

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Monastery Infirmary has a part-time (24 hours) position for a Certified Nursing Assistant. This position would be responsible for providing direct medical and non-medical care for the community of male patients. Assist with activities of daily living, general patient care, treatments and procedures. Maintains a clean and safe environment for all patients and staff. Bathes patient according to a hygiene schedule. Light laundry for patients living in the infirmary. Observe and report any changes of patient condition or behavior. Performs duties as assigned by the Infirmary nurse on duty.

    Education: State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification and one year experience. Must be able to work all shifts.

    Emergency Telecommunications Operator

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Public Safety Department has a part-time staff position for an Emergency Telecommunications Operator. Our Department works 24/7 and is looking for an individual who is flexible and able to work any shift and be able to fill in for vacation and sick days. The Emergency Telecommunications Operator is responsible for controlling traffic onto campus and greeting people in a courteous and friendly manner in person and on the telephone. Responsible for monitoring all alarms for the entire facility, dispatching operations and perform various essential data entry. Perform a multitude of simultaneous tasks in a fast paced, high stress environment. Utilize computer equipment and specialized computer programs. Required Qualifications: Basic computer skills and the ability to become Association of Public Safety Communications Official (APCO) certified as a Public Safety Telecommunicator 1. Must be able to type a minimum of 20 words per minute.

    Education and Experience: A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two years experience working with the general public.  

    Public Safety Officer

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Public Safety Department at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a part-time Public Safety Officer. The Department is looking for motivated individuals to work weekends, concerts, special events, sporting events and to fill-in for vacations and sick days. A high school diploma or equivalent and at least one year experience in law enforcement are required. Some college credits desirable. Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy), PA Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training Academy) or equivalent required. Strong communication skills, good physical condition, ability to remain calm under stressful conditions, knowledge of computer applications, and CPR certification are highly desirable. A valid PA driver’s license is a must.

  • To Apply: Please submit a complete set including: a cover letter, resume and three references to:

    Office of Human Resources Director
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650

    Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: employment@email.stvincent.edu


  • All positions require the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of the College as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. EOE

    PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances.