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

Currently there are no openings.

Faculty

  • Assistant Professor of Communication

    (Deadline to apply: Nov. 22, 2017

    The Position: The Department of Communication at Saint Vincent College invites applications for a full-time position in the area of visual communication to begin August 2018. 

    Qualifications: The faculty member will be responsible for course development in the areas of digital layout, web design, digital photography and animation, as well as new course offerings based on the candidate’s professional and scholarly expertise. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in using Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and/or After Effects. An M.F.A. or Ph.D., along with academic/professional expertise in one or more of the following fields: digital media, visual, social media, web, photography, and interactive design is preferred. Applicants should have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and conducting original creative work and/or research in the field of visual communication. ABDs will be considered.

    Responsibilities: The standard teaching load for tenured faculty at Saint Vincent College is 4-4 (24 credits each academic year); however, each year faculty can apply for course releases. Probationary faculty teach a 4-3 load. Faculty members are also responsible for advising undergraduate students and participating in departmental and college service. Preference will be given to candidates whose work can connect with the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, located on Saint Vincent College’s campus.

    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: Send a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference by November 22, 2017 to:

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

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

    Note: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances.

    Additional Information: Representatives of the Department of Communication at Saint Vincent College will be conducting interviews at the National Communication Association’s annual convention in Dallas in November. Applicants should indicate in their letter of application if they will be attending the NCA convention.

     

  • Endowed Chair in Economics or Business with an Emphasis on Catholic Social Thought

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Department of Economics is seeking a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to fill an endowed position in Catholic Social Thought. Exceptional candidates from all business and economics fields will be considered. The position will start August 2018. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in Catholic Social Thought with the ability to demonstrate how these principles provide an effective foundation for the practice of business and the benefit of the common good. This endowed position carries a reduced teaching load and an expectation of excellent teaching, impactful scholarship, and service to students, the College and the community. The position requires a completed PhD by August 2018. ABDs will be considered with a strong recommendation from their committee chair concerning the completion of the PhD.

    The successful candidate will enjoy the potential for affiliation with the Center for Political and Economic Thought, a research and educational arm of the McKenna School that is home to some of the best and most active political science and economics lecture and conference programs in the nation. Please review the Center website at www.stvincent.edu/cpet/.

    The Economics Department is located in Saint Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government. Several academic and business-oriented centers are also related to the School and the College and provide opportunities for research and professional activity. For further information see: www.stvincent.edu.

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences college of about 1700 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  The College has a student to faculty ratio of 12:1 and typical class sizes range from 20 to 30 students. It is located thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. 

    Please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, job market paper, graduate transcript, research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of reference. Applications may be submitted online through the provided AEA JOE external link, or sent by mail to Judith Maher, Director of Human Resources, Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690 or email to employment@stvincent.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates submitting their materials by November 17, 2017, will be assured full consideration. The first round of interviews will take place at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia from January 5-7, 2018. We are an equal opportunity employer.                                           


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

  • Coordinator of Residence Life
    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Coordinator of Residence Life.  This position will be responsible for assisting with the on-going management, enhancement, and growth of residential services in addition to assisting with programming and assessment efforts within the department. Additionally, he or she serves as the live-in, on-campus chief administrator for the first-year residential program and supervises residence hall housing up to 430 first-year students.

    Qualifications: Must have a Bachelors Degree; Masters Degree preferred. 

    Experience:  Prefer previous experience working in Residence Life with first-year students and as a supervisor.

    Primary duties:

    1. Assist with developing and executing long and short-term measureable departmental goals, consistent with the College and department missions, aimed at optimizing student engagement and residential living.
    2. Plan, market, execute, and assess department assessment initiatives; provide means for utilizing data collected. 
    3. Collaborate with Benedictines in Residence and Campus Ministry to enhance students' understanding of our Benedictine, Catholic Mission. 
    4. Participate in committee work for the department, division and/or College as deemed appropriate by the Associate Dean of Students or VP for Student Affairs.
    5. Respond to all emergencies in and outside of the regular workday and be available for consultation with staff members handling challenging situations; participate in a rotating on-call schedule.
    6. Serve on campus-wide retention intervention committee and assist with retention efforts under the direction of Academic Affairs.
    7. Complete administrative tasks related to departmental management; file written reports on a consistent basis and attend all assigned meetings.
    8. Monitor and track programming initiatives in all residence halls and develop means to enhance campus-wide residential programming.
    9. Maintain regular communication with all commuter freshmen; outreach to students to aid adjustment and acclimation.
    10. Create and maintain yearly planning calendar for Residence Life and address related needs, such as booking any needed meeting space, ordering audio-visual equipment, planning and ordering meals, etc.
    11. Assist the Associate Dean in coordinating freshmen and upper-class housing assignment processes, staff training, and staff selection.
    12. Assist the Associate Dean in managing residence life programs and records required by grants.


    Residence Hall Responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for the overall management of the educational and operational functions of the assigned freshman residence hall.
    2. Oversee educational, spiritual, social programming, and engagement efforts for freshman students aimed toward student development, acclimation to the college environment, and consistent with our Catholic, Benedictine mission.
    3. Uphold and articulate College policies and protocol relating to student conduct and housing; adjudicate assigned violations of College policy.
    4. Provide daily supervision and on-going training of twenty-one student staff members.
    5. Maintain adequate visibility within the assigned residence hall.


    Special challenges and environment:
    This is a live-in position with a flexible 40 hour work schedule that includes additional evening and weekend obligations consistent with the academic calendar and student lifestyle, must be available in and outside of normal working hours for consultations and emergencies; regular walking and stairs are required.

    The incumbent is required to live on campus, and will be provided with a one-bedroom, one-bath apartment, reserved parking space, free parking pass, and choice of meal plan during the academic year. Incumbent will likely be moved to another space on campus during some weeks of the year.

  • 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
     

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.