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    Project Archivist

    (Deadline to apply: October 28, 2016)

    The Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery at Saint Vincent College seeks an experienced, energetic, creative and self-motivated archivist for a 9 month term Project Archivist position to arrange and describe the full extent of the Anderson/Hawthorne Research Collection Archive.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Experience cataloging and managing archives to recognized standards
    • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time
    • Working knowledge of archival metadata standards
    • Working knowledge about Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and Machine
    • Readable Cataloging (MARC) for archival collections
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills
    • Experience using content management system, experience with PastPerfect and Mimsy XG preferred, but not required
    • Knowledge of 19th Century U.S. History
    • Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.
    • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication. skills.
    • Experience working with photographic collections

    Master of Library Science or graduate degree in Museum Studies or Public History

    Experience: 2-3 years of experiences working in archives or special collections

    Essential duties:

    • Process, catalog, arrange and rehouse the papers and photographs of the AIH Research Collection Archive
    • Create EAD finding aids that will be integrated into the WorldCat online network
    • Integrate weaver records into the digital AIH Textile Database and relationally connect them to existing Database coverlet records
    • Create corresponding MARC records for weavers

    Other duties:
    Possible supervision of work-study students assisting with the project
    Report regularly to Curator



    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Monastery Infirmary has a part-time (24 hours) position for a Certified Nursing Assistant working 7 am – 3 pm, 3 pm – 11 pm, and 11 pm – 7 am shifts. 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. 


    (Deadline to apply: August 1, 2016)

    Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants to fill eight positions as members of the Professional Core of eight singers in the Saint Vincent Camerata. The singers will participate in all regular rehearsals and concerts of the 2016-2017 season. Experienced choral singers, with a minimum of a bachelor's degree in voice (or its equivalent) are invited to apply. To request performance and rehearsal schedule and audition information send an email to the Director of the Camerata, Fr. Stephen Concordia, O.S.B. 

    The Saint Vincent Camerata 2016-2017 Concert Season
    Fr. Stephen Concordia, O.S.B., Director

    Concert Season 2016-2017
    Early Baroque Choruses with special guests: Chatham Baroque
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm Saint Vincent Basilica
    Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7 pm Word of God Church, Swissvale

    Festival of Lessons and Carols
    Saturday, December 10 7:30 pm - Saint Vincent Basilica

    American a cappella choruses for Lent
    March 18, 2017 - Saint Vincent Basilica 7:30 pm
    March 19, 2017 Queen of Peace Church, Patton, PA (afternoon)

    Psalms, Anthems and Motets with Organ
    Saturday, April 22, 2017 Saint Vincent Basilica 7:30 pm
    Sunday, April 23, 2017 Pittsburgh

    Regular rehearsals are held every Tuesday evening from 6:30-8:45 p.m, on the campus of Saint Vincent College. 

    Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Monastery Infirmary has a full-time position for a Charge Nurse/Staff Nurse. This position would be responsible for the following:

    1. Assess patient's condition and behavior. 
    2. Initiate, update, and revise care plans directed to meeting the needs of the patient. 
    3. Evaluate effectiveness of care plan and revise accordingly.
    4. Recognize changes in patient condition and independently initiate appropriate response. 
    5. Educate patients pre and post-operatively and in regard to restoration of health, or adaptation to limitations imposed by their illness, disease, or condition. 
    6. Supervise nursing activities performed by nursing assistants. 
    7. Implementation of Nursing Interventions:
      1. Preparing and administering medications 
      2. Administering professional services within the scope of nursing practice such as:
        catheterization, tube feedings, suction, wound care, enteral therapy, restraints, preparation for tests and procedures
    8. Patient safety 
    9. Assist physicians with treatments and procedures 
    10. Communication and coordination of patient care:
      1. Give and receive shift report 
      2. Receive, transcribe, and implement verbal and written orders 
      3. Respond appropriately to patient, family and co-workers questions 
      4. Record pertinent information utilizing facility format 
      5. Audit all chart documents related to nursing care for completion
    11. Provide orientation to new staff members 
    12. Develop/participate in continuing education programs 
    13. Other duties as assigned


    1. Nursing degree from an accredited college or university preferred but will consider a LPN with demonstrated management experience. 
    2. Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as a RN or LPN in Pennsylvania. 
    3. Must satisfy FBI, criminal, and child abuse certifications as a condition of employment. 


    Part-time Public Safety Officer

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Public Safety Department at Saint Vincent College currently has a part-time opening for a Public Safety Officer. This position will provide law enforcement and security services to the Saint Vincent community and has exciting opportunities for security and police personnel who are highly motivated and conscientious. At least one year experience in law enforcement or security is required. Some college credits desirable. PA Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training Academy) required or Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy) or equivalent. Strong communication skills, good physical condition, ability to remain calm under stressful conditions, knowledge of computer applications, CPR/AED/First Aid, ASP Baton and OC Spray certifications are highly desirable. A valid PA driver’s license is a requirement.

  • 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.