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    Prevention Education Specialist

    (Deadline to apply: December 4, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a full-time Prevention Education Specialist. This position will report to the Prevention Education and Community Outreach Service Manager. This position will be responsible for assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of activities essential to the delivery of Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse Prevention and Violence Prevention Services (Pre-school through grade 12).

    Required Qualifications:
    Education: BS/BA Education: certified at the Pre-school through Secondary Level. Advanced degree in Education or associated discipline desired. CPS certification highly desirable.

    Preferably three (3) years experience in teaching, counseling or human service at the Pre-school through 12th grade level. Knowledgeable in current ATOD (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs) and/or violence prevention processes. Ability to be flexible with work hours. Current Act 34 and 151 Clearances. Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license.

    Essential duties:

    1. Provide direct ATOD prevention services to students in pre-school, elementary, and secondary schools. These services involve teaching ATOD and Violence Prevention in­class lessons, and/or other activities assigned by the Prevention Education and Community Outreach Services Manager.
    2. Assist teachers, administrators and other school personnel in the implementation, ongoing support, and follow-up of the Saint Vincent College Prevention Projects Prevention Education Services. This may include meetings with educators after the school day, curriculum consultation, and planning other in-school prevention activities.
    3. Assist in the design and development of ATOD and Violence Prevention lessons, props, workshops, and special trainings that support program objectives. 
    4. Assist in the development, timely collection and tabulation of program and training evaluation materials. 
    5. Develop and provide prevention information and materials to parent groups/associations and community coalitions/organizations. Fulfilling this responsible may require hours beyond the normal workday. 
    6. Work to obtain and/or maintain professional credentials (CPS) through trainings, workshop and staff development events. 
    7. Keep current with changes in the field and maintain skills and knowledge relevant to drug and alcohol prevention, conflict resolution and violence prevention fields through reading, by attending workshops, and through interaction with other professional. 
    8. Maintain accurate program reporting and billing data as required (e.g. population supported, audiences served, hours, activities, etc.). 
    9. Input required data entry information regarding school services (e.g. population supported, audiences served, hours, activities, etc.). 
    10. Assist in design of workshops and training sessions for school or other professionals. 
    11. Participate in presentation of seminars, workshops for school or other professionals. 
    12. Attend Prevention Specialists' staff meetings and provide professional/personal input to program strategies as appropriate. 
    13. Responsible for use, maintenance and return of program materials (including props, A V’s, puppets, equipment, manuals. etc.). 
    14. Participate in public relations, community outreach, manuals, etc.). 
    15. Respond professionally and appropriately to all service recipients and funding sources. 
    16. Maintain an overall positive work attitude, promoting cooperation and professionalism in interactions with other staff members.
    17. Attend meetings and trainings internal and external, and other related duties as may be assigned, or required by Executive Director or Prevention Education and Community Outreach Services Manager.

    Special challenges and environment:

    Performs in both a standard office environment and in classrooms throughout Westmoreland and surrounding counties on a daily basis.

    Physically capable of lifting and transporting classroom equipment (audio-visual projectors, props. etc.) weighting 20-40 pounds.

    Director of Annual Fund

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Director of Annual Fund in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will report to the Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement & Events. The Director of Annual Fund will be responsible for the planning, management and growth of annual gifts through direct mail, Phonathon, electronic and personal solicitation. Utilizing both participation and upgrade methodologies, the Director will build strategies for acquiring new donors, with a special emphasis on increasing alumni donors, as well as upgrading and retaining current donors; coordinating the year round acquisition and cultivation program that will involve the Phonathon, direct mail, young alumni programs and all forms of donor cultivation, solicitation and retention. Responsible for oversight of the Heritage Society, Senior Class Giving and matching gifts programs, as well as development and management, in collaboration with the Alumni Office and the Office of Event and Conference Services, of the Young Alumni/GOLD engagement program.

    Required Qualifications

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

    Experience: Minimum 5-7 years experience in development and communications.The candidate should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. PC experience with knowledge of Windows Office suite applications is also essential.

    Skills and Knowledge:  

    • Strong organization, communication, and analytical skills 
    • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy 
    • Ability to interact effectively with staff and constituency 
    • Ability to prioritize and complete other duties as assigned 
    • Ability to follow directions and work independently 
    • Ability to manage highly confidential information

    Essential duties:  

    1. Create, implement and oversee a comprehensive fundraising plan for annual giving, to include direct mail, e-strategies, Phonathon and personal solicitations. 
    2. Develop and execute segmentation strategies; analyze results to determine modification or creation of future strategies. 
    3. Develop a compelling case for support for Saint Vincent’s Annual Fund program and create a comprehensive strategy for marketing the Annual Fund to current and potential donors, including oversight of the design and production of collateral marketing materials. 
    4. Create and implement a faculty/staff annual giving campaign. 
    5. Develop a written master plan and calendar for all phases of annual giving. 
    6. Conduct regular and year end assessments of the Annual Fund and Phonathon performance. 
    7. Design, coordinate and implement donor acquisition, upgrade and renewal strategies for annual giving programs. 
    8. Monitor and evaluate program results, market research and other data to identify new strategic opportunities. 
    9. Collaborate with Major Gift officers and Advancement Services staff to support the identification and qualification of new major gift prospects. 
    10. Schedule and perform personal visits with a small portfolio of potential donors to cultivate interest and ultimately secure Heritage Society level gifts. 
    11. Collaborate with the Alumni Office and the Office of Event and Conference Services to establish and promote a Graduates of the Last Decade program, with particular emphasis on alumni giving.

    Special challenges and environment: As a member of the Development team, the Director of Annual Fund is a participant in alumni cultivation events, reunions and other functions as necessary. Aggressive time management of multiple concurrent projects and adherence to defined priorities are essential.

    Part-time 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 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.

  • 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@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.