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    Multimedia Technician

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for the position of Multimedia Technician. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology with a concentration in Multimedia, Visual Communications, or related area of study, or equivalent experience is preferred. The desired candidate will have a minimum of two years experience in the operation, maintenance, and integration of multimedia equipment and in the installation of audio-visual and videoconferencing systems. Experience with the following is preferred, such as projectors, video recorders, sound systems, lighting systems, wireless audio equipment, amplifiers, classroom podiums, distance learning systems, conference phone systems, cellular phone technologies, Extron and/or Crestron Control systems, personal computer systems, and a basic knowledge of networking. In addition the candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Office Suites and the various software used in multimedia production. Experience with training and educating users on the proper use of equipment and any industry specific certifications (CTS, EAVA, etc.) would also be a plus. 
     

    Phonathon and Annual Fund Manager

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Phonathon and Annual Fund Manager in the Office of Institutional Advancement. This position will report to the Director of Annual Fund. The Phonathan and Annual Fund Manager will be responsible for overseeing, designing (in conjunctions with the Director) and managing the College’s Phonathon program; assist the Director of Annual Fund in any special projects and any Phonathon related needs, including the development of student philanthropy and GOLD/young alumni outreach and activities.

    Required Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or related specialized training.

    Experience: Two to four years of relevant administrative or business related experience working with the public. This position also requires:

    1. Experience running a fundraising call center or supervising a student phone fundraising program; or 
    2. Two to four years experience in a student phone fund raising program, with supervisory experience preferred.


    Skills and Knowledge:
     

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook. 
    • Proficiency in using relational database for fundraising purposes. 
    • 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. Oversee. design and manage all aspects of the College’s Phonathon program, including:
      1. Recruit, interview, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate the student callers. 
      2. Establish nightly, weekly, and monthly Phonathon goals. 
      3. Design and implement a comprehensive training program for the student callers. 
      4. Design and implement caller incentive programs and team-building activities. 
      5. Draft calling scripts, design pledge card and pledge reminder layouts. 
      6. Manage full calling shifts. 
      7. Develop pre-call and direct mail letters for various campaigns. 
      8. Participate in activities and events which further alumni cultivation. 
      9. Process correspondence for pledge payments and gifts as needed 
       
    2. Maintain the Phonathon Facebook and the Phonathon portion of the Saint Vincent website 
    3. Assist the Director with annual giving strategies and planning, including the development of student philanthropy programs and GOLD/young alumni outreach and activities. 
    4. Monitor office supplies and order as necessary 
    5. Assist the Gift Processor in daily work if there is an overflow. This includes online gift ledgers, credit card ledgers, and check ledgers. Entering the information and then sending out the acknowledgement letters that are used for tax purposes.


    Special challenges and environment: This position works a non-traditional work day during the Phonathon season (Monday-Thursday from 1-9 p.m./Friday from 8:30-4:30 p.m.) and a traditional work day once student calling is completed, during breaks and over the summer. As a member of the Development team, this position 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.


     

    Digital Media Specialist

    (Deadline to apply: August 28, 2015)

    The Office of Marketing and Communications is seeking a Digital Media Specialist to provide videography and photography services to Saint Vincent College, Archabbey and Seminary with an expected division of time of 70/20/10 percent between the three areas, respectively; work as part of the Marketing and Communications team on projects related to the internal and external marketing of the institutions.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:
    Bachelor's degree in Communication, Film/Video, Marketing, Media
    Studies or related field.

    Experience:  

    • Three years of experience in photography, videography & post production, which may include documented internships. 
    • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality, finished photography and videography. 
    • Intermediate knowledge of Macintosh computers and advanced knowledge of photo and video production equipment/software. 
    • Familiarity with the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Premiere and After Effects. 
    • Basic understanding of social media, notably YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, lnstagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn. 
    • Strong communication skills. 
    • Ability to work well with a variety of constituents (e.g., administrators, students, faculty, alumni, donors, etc.) 
    • Ability to support the mission of Saint Vincent College and to respect the basic teachings of the Catholic, Benedictine tradition, as well as the creeds of other groups represented on campus.


    Essential duties: 

    1. Produce photographic and video content, including event videography, profiles, news-style productions, mall videos, etc. as part of the College Marketing and Communications team and as a member of Archabbey and Seminary Public Relations. 
    2. Work with Institutional Advancement, Sports Information, the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media and Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve in the production of video content to support their needs. 
    3. Serve as primary administrator for the college's YouTube Channel and Flickr page. 
    4. Assist the Digital Marketing Specialist in managing the College's other social media, including Facebook,Twitter, lnstagram and Linkedln. 
    5. Assist the Digital Marketing Specialist in the development of social media policies for the College. 
    6. Assist the Director of Web Services in basic Web-related projects and serve as a backup Webmaster as needed. 
    7. Participate in weekly College Marketing and Communications staff meetings and in Archabbey and Seminary Public Relations staff meetings as needed. 

       

    Programmer

    (Deadline to apply: August 14, 2015)

    Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for the position of Programmer. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Science, related field of study, or equivalent work experience with a minimum of two years experience preferred in the following areas: report programming (Informer), Crystal Reports, Cognos, SQL Server Reporting Services, MS SQL Server, SharePoint, JavaScript, HTML, .NET, PHP, Visual Basic, C#. Experience in the following would be a plus: Enterprise systems, Higher Education application development, Envision, and Unibasic. Primary job responsibilities will include providing report creation and generation support to all users of the college’s ERP System (Ellucian Administrative and Student Information System).  Additional responsibilities include application maintenance and modifications according to end user specifications.  As required, design, modify and extend in-house systems.  Assist with business analysis, system administration, data integrity analysis, and user training.  Candidates must also possess strong analytical and excellent communication skills.

    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.

    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.

    Part-time Campus Minister for Spiritual Formation

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled) 

    Saint Vincent College is seeking applicants for the part-time Campus Minster for Spiritual Formation.  This positon will be assisting the Director of Campus Ministry in order to meet the spiritual and religious needs of our students in keeping with the Catholic, Benedictine mission of Saint Vincent College.

    Education: Preferred that the applicant have a Bachelors or Masters in Theology, Religious Education or related field.

    Experience: The applicant should have experience in the areas of spiritual direction and faith formation, as well as organizing and leading activities such as retreats. The applicant should be skilled at multi-tasking. The applicant should have some familiarity with Benedictine tradition.

     This position requires the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of the College as a Catholic,Benedictine, liberal arts institution. 

    Departmental Responsibilities: 

    1. Assist the Director in campus ministry programs and activities for the spiritual and religious formation of the students.
    2. Organize, plan and oversee:
      • Spiritual Direction
      • RCIA
      • Women's Discernment Group
      • Bible Study
      • Group Lectio Divina
      • Leadership Formation
      • High School Retreat Program
      • College Retreats, both on- and off-campus
       
    3. Attend weekly department staff meetings, and monthly campus staff meetings as requested by the Director.
    4. Support Director of Campus Ministry with other projects and efforts as assigned.

    Special challenges and environment: This position is part-time and averages 15-18 hours a week which includes evenings and weekends.

     

  • 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.