The Saint Vincent College Office of Human Resources is a service department dedicated to providing timely, effective, high-quality development and administration of policies and programs which support all members of the College community and the achievement of the College's mission.

Choose from the headings below to view current position openings and their descriptions.

Executive Administration

  • Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences – Saint Vincent College
    (Deadline to apply: November 16, 2018)


    Saint Vincent College seeks an exceptional academic leader for the position of Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is one of three Schools that house the College’s academic programs.  It was established in July of 2018 and consists of the departments of Anthropology, Communication, Education, English, History, Liberal Arts, Modern and Classical Languages, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theology and Visual Arts. The Saint Vincent Gallery and the College’s Stage and Theatre programs are also part of the School; the Saint Vincent College Drug and Alcohol Prevention Projects and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media are associated with the School. More information on the College can be found here and more information on the School and the programs can be found here.

    Application Process

    Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, and names and contact information for at least three references. To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by November 16, 2018.

    All applications should be submitted to Saint Vincent College Human Resource Department. Electronic submissions to employment@stvincent.edu are preferred. Otherwise, applications can be sent to

    Human Resources Director
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of about 1600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  Saint Vincent College is located about thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    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 and sciences 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. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements. 


    Qualifications for the Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Saint Vincent College

    Candidates must have . . .

    • a terminal degree and academic record of excellent teaching, service and scholarly or creative work qualifying for an appointment and teaching duties within the School at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor,
    • at least 10 years of academic or professional experience with a record of increasing responsibility including administrative experience equivalent to the role of a Chairperson or Dean,
    • a commitment to advancing the Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts and sciences mission of Saint Vincent College, and
    • an academic leadership style that models the principles of servant leadership in the Catholic, Benedictine traditions [e.g. Mk 10:43-4, ABCU Benedictine Hallmarks, and Sister Thomas Welder’s TEDx talk];
    • facilitates collaboration among and between all constituencies within the School, College and externalcommunities; and
    • fosters student and faculty success promoting scholarly and creative work.

    It is highly desirable that candidates have . . .

    • participated substantially in strategic planning, academic assessment and improvement, or program accreditation,
    • engaged in or led curricular or pedagogical improvement, particularly involving the integration of technology to enhance and improve student learning,
    • demonstrated success in grant-seeking or development, and
    • shepherded faculty through the tenure stream and/or earned tenure themselves (if they work/worked at a tenure-granting institution).

    The successful candidate will have a record of leadership that would demonstrate the ability to implement the mission and strategy of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences which includes. . .

    • supporting an institutional, mission-driven commitment for curricular innovation in synchrony with both the rich tradition of Benedictine education and the ever changing demands of 21st century higher education.
    • developing, assessing, prioritizing and improving existing and new academic programs including the core curriculum.
    • attracting highly-qualified faculty and staff and collaborating with admissions to recruit undergraduate and graduate students to programs within the School,
    • utilizing the advances in technology for campus-wide access to expanded resources to enrich student learning, particularly within the core curriculum.
    • facilitating the integration of the programs and opportunities in early learning and children’s media at the Fred Rogers Center into the academic programming of the School.
     

    Position Title:  Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
    Reports to: Vice President for Academic Affairs
    Supervises: Administrative Assistant; Department Chairpersons of the School

    Primary function: 

    The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the School.  Provides leadership and oversight in matters of curriculum, budget, evaluation and development of programs, management of faculty and staff, external relationships and fund raising.

    Develops collaborative relationships with Deans, administrators, faculty, and staff across the College community, as well as, with key members of the community, business, industry, government, alumni and other institutions.  Encourages the active participation and development of members of the Council of Advisors.

    Provides general supervision and oversight for Centers and Programs operated under the auspices of the School.  The term School, as used herein, is assumed to mean School and Centers and all duties apply equally to both entities.

     

    Essential duties:

    1. Manages and provides leadership to the Chairpersons and faculty of the School and the Directors and employees of the appropriate Centers.  This includes but is not limited to:

    • Evaluates faculty members and Chairpersons of the departments within the School and the Directors of the appropriate Centers. Reviews and provides preliminary approval of the Chairpersons’ recommendations on tenure, promotion and other career actions prior to submission to the Vice President.
    • Determines employment criteria for the School and Chairpersons employment and search committees.
    • Provides final approval of all employment decisions with respect to hiring within the School.
    • Designs, evaluates, and oversees individual development initiatives for members of the School.
    • Promotes faculty and staff welfare and professional development and a collegial and participatory culture within the School and the College.

    2. Manages the active participation and support of the Council of Advisors in the effective and successful governance of the School.

    • Develops effective relationships with the members of the Council of Advisors for the School.
    • Conducts regular substantive meetings with the Council to solicit input and participation, as well as, to provide feedback on the programs and progress of the school.
    • Provides regular communication with the members to encourage ongoing dialog throughout the year.
    • Works with members of the Council to identify and develop internships, graduate and professional school and career opportunities for students.
    • Works with members of the Council to identify and develop sources of academic and financial support for the School.

    3. Provides direction in the design and development of the curriculum and programs of the School and each of the departments within the School.  This duty includes but is not limited to:

    • Reviews and approves the departmental statement of objectives, and the major and minor requirements.
    • Recommends and/or reviews for approval the design and implementation of new curriculum.
    • Conducts ongoing departmental assessments.
    • Encourages development of an environment which enhances the learning experience and academic excellence.

    4. Develops and manages relationships with all constituencies of the School.  This duty includes but is not limited to:

    • Identifies and develops relationships with local community organizations, businesses, industries and government entities.
    • Identifies and develops relationships with alumni, foundations, business and government entities, other institutions, and those who could be called on to support, or who could benefit from, relationships with the School.
    • Provides leadership and fosters collaborative relationships among the members of the School and the larger College community and facilitates interdisciplinary initiatives.
    • Identifies and develops relationships that will enhance internships, graduate school and career opportunities.

    5. Provides leadership and direction in fund raising for, and marketing of the School.  This duty includes but is not limited to:

    • Works with the President and the Vice President for Institutional Advancement to identify, develop and nurture sources and potential sources of funding for the School and the College.
    • Works with other Schools, Vice Presidents, and departments of the College on marketing and advertising initiatives to recruit and retain a high quality student population.

    6. Provides leadership in managing the implementation of the Schools mission and strategy and insuring that it is supportive of the mission and strategy of the College.  Promotes high understanding of, and commitment to, the Mission of the College



    Other duties:

    1. Exhibits a commitment to the Mission of the College, academic excellence, diversity, and outreach to the constituencies of the School, and demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
    2. Maintains an academic presence by teaching one course per semester and engaging in research, writing and other scholarly activities.
    3. Prepares and manages the fiscal budget for the School.

Faculty

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Special Education
    (Deadline to apply: December 1, 2018)


    The Department of Education at Saint Vincent College seeks an assistant professor in special education with combined expertise in early reading or elementary education, and/or a related area. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses.  The main focus of this position is to teach courses in special education both undergraduate and graduate, high incidence strategies and methods, early reading, and field supervision. S/he will teach a combination of undergraduate and graduate level courses each term. The candidate will provide program leadership, development and coordination and will work to build alliances with local school special educators and with specialized programs meeting needs for special populations. 

    Qualifications include a doctorate in education or a closely related field, successful teaching/administrative experience and working knowledge in PreK-4 public education, the ability to teach special educators at the graduate level, as well as a thorough understanding of special education current issues and trends facing public education.  Applicants should possess a strong commitment to working collaboratively with local school districts in Westmoreland County, PA, strong interpersonal communication skills, and significant familiarity with administration and program design.

    Preference may be given to individuals who have served successfully a minimum of five (5) years as a teacher, special educator and/or have held the position of in which the candidate had similar expertise with supervision and special education practice in a PreK-4 public school districts. The ideal candidate will have taught at the college level and understand the adult learner. The ideal candidate will have ideas about leadership and systems change and significant experience as a special education teacher and supervisor in an educational setting that is characterized by a diverse student population, strong ties to the constituencies in the community, and effective instructional programs.

    To apply, submit a letter of interest, a statement of education philosophy and teaching practices, vita, criminal and background clearances, transcripts, and three names of reference to the Director of Human Resources, Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650 by December 1, 2018 or until filled. Electronic submissions can be sent to employment@stvincent.edu

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics
    (Deadline to apply: December 1, 2018)


    The Herbert W. Boyer School at Saint Vincent College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Mathematics starting in Fall 2019.  This position requires a Ph.D. in Mathematics.  ABD candidates will be considered and preference will be given to those who can complete the Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

    The College seeks candidates who are strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, can build positive relationship with colleagues and students, and have a commitment to continuing scholarly activity.  The teaching load will be three or four courses per semester.  Besides teaching and continuing scholarly activity, the new assistant professor will also be expected to contribute in the area of service to the department and to the college.  Preference will be given to candidates who best fit the mission of the college.

    To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by December 1, 2018.  Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter addressing your interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference, with at least on addressing teaching abilities.  In the cover letter, please indicate whether you would be available for a preliminary interview at the AMS/MAA Joint Meetings in Baltimore in January 2019.

    All applications should be submitted electronically through either http://mathjobs.org or employment@stvincent.edu or mailed to

    Human Resources Director
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Rd
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of about 1600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  Saint Vincent College is located about thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    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 and sciences 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. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements. 

  • Assistant Professor of Engineering Science
    (Deadline to apply: November 1, 2018)


    The Department of Engineering at Saint Vincent College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in August 2019. Saint Vincent College offers a new Bachelor of Science program in Engineering Science in addition to a 3:2 program in Engineering. The college seeks candidates who are strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, can build positive relationships with colleagues and students, and have a commitment to continuing scholarly activity. Service to the department and college is expected, and excellent communication skills are required.

    All outstanding applications will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and expertise in mechanical systems. The successful candidate will teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses that support both engineering programs including courses in mechanical systems, supervise student capstone projects, advise engineering majors, and develop an active research program that engages undergraduate students. The standard teaching load is 24 credit hours per year. The teaching load during the probationary (pre-tenure) period is 21 credit hours per year.

    To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by November 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference.

    All applications should be submitted to our Human Resource Department. Electronic submissions to employment@stvincent.edu are preferred. Otherwise, applications can be sent to

    Human Resources Director
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of about 1600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  Saint Vincent College is located about thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    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 and sciences 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. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements. 


Family Leave Policy

Saint Vincent supports faculty families with flexible family leave and disability policies. Any faculty member welcoming a new child into his or her household (including adoptive parents) is eligible for a two-week parental leave at full pay. This parental leave supplements disability leave granted for pregnancy. New full-time faculty are eligible for either 8 weeks of disability leave or the remaining number of weeks of the semester in which a disability occurs, whichever is longer, at full pay. Depending upon length of service, the disability plan provisions generously provide for pay at varying percentages for up to 26 weeks. Faculty who are new parents may also request an extension of the tenure probationary period, under the provisions of the faculty handbook. Saint Vincent is also willing to provide reasonable accommodations to allow a faculty member to fulfill their contractual duties without the need for leave or, if leave is necessary, to assist the college in arranging appropriate coverage during their absence. Please see here for detailed explanations of these policies.

Staff

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    A part-time Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is needed for a small private nursing home at Saint Vincent Archabbey/College.  This position would be responsible for providing direct medical and non-medical care.  Assist with activities of daily living, general patient care, treatments and procedures.  Maintains a clean and safe environment for all patients and staff.  Bathes patients according to a hygiene schedule.  Observe and report any changes of patients' condition or behavior.  Performs duties as assigned by the head nurse.  Education:  State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification and one-year experience.  Must be able to work all shifts.

  • Financial Aid Coordinator
    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)


    The Office of Financial Aid at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a full-time Financial Aid Coordinator. The position will be responsible for being the first point of contact to students seeking financial aid.  Be a member of the financial aid team that guides students through the financial aid profess.

    Requirements:  Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Customer Service Experience.  Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in a Financial Aid Office is preferred.  Experience with Colleague/Ellucian is preferred.

    Essential Functions

    • Assist with daily data exchange between SVC Colleague and Department of Education
    • Become proficient with Colleague/Ellucian, AADA, COD, NSLDS, FAA Access, PHEAA, etc.
    • Coordinate and offer proactive meeting/discussion with students needing assistance completing the financial aid process
    • Provide financial aid completion sessions
    • Manage the flow of data and files throughout the financial aid process – from Admission to Graduation
    • Process outside scholarships and office emails
    • Work independently without daily supervision to make sound decisions using professional judgment
    • Provide back-up assistance for the financial aid department in absence of others
    • Other duties as assigned such as but not limited to data entry, mailings, filing, ordering, etc., necessary to meet the needs of the financial aid office.

    Environment:  All duties require strictest confidentiality as we deal with sensitive information from students and families.  The Coordinator along with the Direct, Associate Director, and Assistant Director, must operate closely as a team as well as with the Admission Office, Business Office and other offices in the SVC community.

  • 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.

Adjunct

  • Adjunct Professor - Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing

    Deadline to apply: Continuous

    The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at Saint Vincent College is seeking part time faculty applications for Spring semester 2017. Specific needs are in Exercise Physiology and also in Control Theory (Engineering). Candidates may also submit applications for possible future needs in day and/or evening courses in the School. Subjects include: Astronomy, Computer Science and Information Technology, Geology, GIS, Introductory Biology, Cell Biology, Introductory Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Introductory Environmental Science, Earth System Science, Engineering, Engineering Graphics - including AutoCad, Mathematics and Physics. Possible needs may occur in lecture and/or lab sections depending on the discipline.

    The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing offers undergraduate and graduate students a rigorous, integrated curriculum grounded in the founding principles of the Catholic and Benedictine tradition. These principles create an environment for study characterized by mutual respect, personal attention, and open dialogue. The School emphasizes creative and logical problem solving, active learning, opportunities for research and co-curricular activities that stimulate personal growth and intellectual development that enable graduates to pursue careers in their chosen disciplines and contribute to the advancement of these fields of study.

    About Us: Founded in 1846, Saint Vincent College is an independent, Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. The mission of the College is "to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education for men and women to enable them to integrate their professional aims with the broader purposes of human life." The programs, activities, and encounters that make up student life at Saint Vincent College encourage the intellectual gifts, professional aptitudes, and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously. The College awards the baccalaureate degree in more than 50 major programs in business administration, computing, engineering,fine arts, humanities, mathematics, natural and physical sciences and social sciences, and offers six masters degree programs to 1,600 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. As an indication of its success, the College has been chosen to appear in each of the nine editions of Barron's Best Buys in College Education.

    Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    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 and sciences institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the discipline or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Experience teaching college level courses in the discipline is preferred.

    To apply: Interested persons should submit a cover letter with current vita and a copy of unofficial graduate level transcripts.

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

    Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
     

  • Adjunct in the Department of Philosophy

    Deadline to apply: Continuous

    The Department of Philosophy at Saint Vincent College invites applications for adjunct positions for the Fall 2018 semester. 

    Qualifications: Adjuncts must have an MA by the time of appointment.

    Responsibilities: We have needs for three courses:  1) First Philosophy (introduction to the history of philosophy); 2) Logic; 3) Ethics.  Courses meet for 2 ½ hours/week.

    About Us: Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of approximately 1650 students located 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The College maintains a strong commitment to the liberal arts and sciences that grows out of a 1500 year old Benedictine educational tradition. All positions require employees 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 an equal opportunity institution that is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

    To Apply:  please email the department chair, Dr. Michael Krom, and include your CV as an attachment:  michael.krom@stvincent.edu

    Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    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 and sciences institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.

    PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements. 

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.