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    Service Desk Analyst

    (Deadline to apply: July 10, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for the position of Service Desk Analyst. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field with a minimum of two years experience preferred in the following areas: PC and Mac Repair and Technical Support, Audio/Video Support, Help Desk Administration, and Cellular/Smartphone/Wireless/Networking Technologies. It is desirable if candidates possess knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, Linux, Mac OS and other Apple technologies. Job responsibilities will include providing support over the phone and face-to-face, in areas of both functional and technical service, along with assistance in setting up, servicing, and maintaining computers, peripherals, and other multimedia devices. Candidates must also possess strong analytical and excellent communication skills, along with the ability to supervise others.

    Gift Processor

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Gift Processor in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will report to the Assistant Director, Advancement Services. The Gift Processor will be responsible for the daily processing and reporting of all pledges and gifts received; serve as the liaison with the business office for gift deposits; ensure the adherence of federal charitable giving regulations; ensure the timely processing of gift acknowledgements and receipts; and maintain records for donor recognition publications and displays.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or specialized training in a related field.

    Experience: Minimum 3 years experience of relevant business related experience working with the public.

    Skills and Knowledge:  

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook. 
    • Proficiency with fundraising systems and databases. 
    • General accounting knowledge. 
    • Knowledge with CASE and FASB gift processing and reporting standards, as well as pertinent Internal Revenue Service charitable giving regulations. 
    • Strong organizational, communication and analytical skills. 
    • Prior high volume financial and biographical record processing experience. 
    • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy. 
    • Ability to understand and follow directions. 
    • Ability to organize own work, set priorities, adjust to peak periods in the workflow and complete assignments independently. 
    • Flexibility to perform daily recurring tasks while at the same time working on various longer-term departmental projects. 
    • Ability to interact effectively with College staff and constituency. 
    • Sensitivity, good judgment and the ability to handle highly confidential material and information.


    Essential duties:  

    1. Develop and maintain business standards and procedures for efficient and safe gift processing and acknowledgement. 
    2. Data entry of all gifts and pledges received, including the posting of pledges and gifts to donor account records. 
    3. Receive and deposit all gifts to Saint Vincent College. 
    4. Post pledges and gifts to donors’ account records. 
    5. Produce gift receipts and acknowledgements within 24-48 hours of receipt. 
    6. Reconcile daily deposits and receipts. 
    7. Prepare reports as required. 
    8. Provide reports to department chairs of receipted gifts as appropriate. 
    9. Compose and mail correspondence in response to requests. 
    10. Ensure accuracy and integrity of gift data through daily, monthly and annual audits. 
    11. Liaison with auditors as required. 
    12. Follow all policies, procedures and industry standard practices related to gift acceptance and processing. 
    13. Maintain biographic records as required and directed.


    Special challenges and environment: Particular attention to detail is required to accurately record pledge and gift amounts, designations and payment schedules since data is used for budget forecasting and progress reports. Gifts should be processed with 24-48 hours of being received by the College, which results in a receipt/thank you acknowledgement letter. Gift acknowledgement letters serve as tax receipts for donors. Periods of high volume – start of Phonathon, end of year giving – require the processing of payments and sending of acknowledgements in a timely manner.  

    Laboratory Manager

    (Deadline to apply: July 8, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College invites applications for a Laboratory Manager in the Chemistry Department. The position is a 12 month appointment at 35 hrs/wk with benefits. Bachelor’s degree or higher required in a science discipline, with two years of laboratory experience. Preference given to candidates with a background in the chemical sciences, and/or management experience. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Responsibilities include: teaching 2 laboratory sections each semester, preparation of classroom laboratories, supervision of work study students, inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies, maintenance of scientific equipment, and management of work-study and supply budgets.

    Laboratory Coordinator

    (Deadline to apply: July 8, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College invites applications for a part-time Laboratory Coordinator (20 hours/week for 12 months annually) in the biology department. Successful applicants will have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a science discipline, with two years of laboratory experience. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in the biological sciences, teaching and/or management experience. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Responsibilities include: preparation of classroom laboratories, supervision of work study students, instruction of laboratory courses, inventory and ordering of laboratory supplies, and maintenance of scientific equipment.

    Lifeguard

    (Deadline to apply: June 25, 2015)

    The Athletic Department at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a part-time Lifeguard. This position is responsible for providing safety in the pool area.

    Required Qualifications: Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding and First Aide Certifications, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. 

    Public Safety Officer

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Public Safety Department at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a full-time Public Safety Officer. The Public Safety Department detects and prevents crime, enforces all Saint Vincent rules and regulations, enforces all Pennsylvania laws, preserves the peace and protects life and property within his/her span of control. A high school diploma or equivalent. Pennsylvania Act 120, Municipal Police Officer Training; Pennsylvania Act 235, Lethal Weapons Training or equivalent. At least one year experience in security or law enforcement. Experience working with the general public is highly desirable. Ability to obtain Act 235 certification. Ability to pass medical, psychological screening and extensive e background investigation. Good physical condition. Must be at least 21 years of age. Strong communications skills, both oral and written. Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions. Knowledge of first aid techniques. Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications and the ability to type a minimum of 20 words per minute. Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Automatic External Defibrillator, First Aid, ASP Baton, and Pepper Spray certification highly desirable. Valid PA driver’s license.

    Campaign Director

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Campaign Director in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will report to the Executive Vice-President and have great latitude for independent decision-making. The Campaign Director is a senior member of the management team looking at overall strategic developmental concerns and planning multi-year, multi-faceted approaches to financial resource development.

    Qualifications and competencies:  

    • BA Degree, MA preferred At least 7-10 years prior experience as a development professional, with at least the last 4 years in managerial positions.
    • Demonstrated success driving results.
    • Demonstrated and recognized accomplishments as a “leader among leaders.”
    • Demonstrated success persuading and influencing groups and individuals to support the organization’s agenda with respect to colleagues, team members, volunteer leadership and other potential stakeholders.
    • Demonstrated success leading and managing other professionals, support staff and volunteers to achieve short and long term professional goals and competencies individually and as members of a team.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the mission of Saint Vincent, particularly Benedictine, Catholic and Liberal Arts.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in a warm and professional manner.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to problem solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated success personally soliciting significant major gifts.
    • Outstanding demonstrated success building, cultivating and stewarding new relationships leading to measurable results i.e. larger donor base, increase in campaign revenue, increase in volunteer participation and partnership
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present at public platforms
    • Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with others, other departments within the organization and with other organizations and entities.


    Essential Duties:
    The Campaign Director will be concerned not only with the annual campaign but will participate in an integrated planning process that will incorporate all streams of fundraising and will:

    Develop an overall strategic plan for an integrated campaign model that supports the overall mission of the organization involving all campaign professional staff and volunteer leadership in the strategic development process to utilize their expertise and cultivate their support.

    Have oversight responsibility for annual federation campaign including creating long term campaign and marketing plans.

    Develop positive relationships with current donors and provide stewardship to the donor cultivation process.

    Participate in the cultivation and solicitation of selected major contributors and campaign leadership.

    Manage the overall relationship with relevant boards and committees involving staff and volunteer leaders as appropriate.

    Develop and maintain strong relationships with constituent agencies and other institutional stakeholders including the identification and implementation of innovative collaborative fundraising efforts.

    Participate as a member of the senior management team and provide consultation to the President and Executive Vice-President on all campaign related issues.

    Hire, supervise, develop all professional campaign staff and ensure that individual performance goals are achieved.

    Apply appropriate remediation when necessary.

    Coordinate and manage activities related to campaign divisions, events and programs, including a comprehensive program of staff training and volunteer development strategies.

    Develop and implement strategies to identify and incorporate new donors in the campaign to enlarge the donor base.

    Supervise the maintenance of the campaign database including production of financial campaign reports and staff assignment reports and tracking of pledges through database management.

    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.