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.

     

  • Director, Engineering Programs

    The Herbert W. Boyer School at Saint Vincent College invites applications for a tenure track professor position beginning in August 2018.  The selected candidate will direct the engineering programs, including the Mathematics Engineering 3:2 program and the four-year Engineering Science program.  The position requires a PhD in an Engineering Discipline, with a preference for degrees from Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Environmental Engineering.  The selected candidate will teach engineering courses, advise engineering majors, work with partner institutions on the Mathematics Engineering 3:2 program, and take a leadership role in developing materials and documents in preparation for entry into the ABET accreditation processes.   

    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 with an average of about 21 credits per academic year. Besides teaching and continuing scholarly activity, the new professor will be expected to contribute with service to the department and to the college. Candidates must have at least 5 (with 10 preferred) years of experience with an ABET accredited engineering program and experience leading an ABET accredited program with leadership of an engineering program preferred

    To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by October 16th, 2017. Review of applications will begin on October 17th 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 one addressing teaching effectiveness.

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

    The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at Saint Vincent College invites applicants with a Ph.D. in Chemistry or related filed to apply for an Assistant Professor position in the Chemistry Department.  Desired qualification include a Ph.D. in chemistry with a clear focus on analytical chemistry and a commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly activity and service to students in an ACS-approved department. Post-doctoral research experience would be an asset. Preference will be given to candidates that can contribute to multidisciplinary courses and research such as bioanalytical, forensic, or environmental chemistry. The successful applicant will be involved in undergraduate teaching in lower and upper level chemistry courses, particularly analytical chemistry, guiding senior research projects, and establishing an active research program involving undergraduates. The chemistry department has a long history of commitment to the use of active learning pedagogies. Other responsibilities include student advising, service on college committees, and the possibility of involvement with general education science courses for non-majors. The standard teaching load at Saint Vincent is a 4-4 (24 credit per year) load (At Saint Vincent laboratories count as two-credits toward a faculty members teaching load.)  Course releases and a reduction during the probationary period is available.

    The chemistry department has a suite of spectroscopic and chromatographic instruments including an ICP-AES, AA, GC-MS, and HPLC. The Boyer School is housed in the Sis and Herman Dupre Science Pavilion. This recently completed, $39- million building mixes new construction and renovation. It has been awarded a LEED Gold certification. The Pavilion incorporates design elements intended to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, interactions between students and faculty, and undergraduate research.

    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.

    To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by October 9th, 2017.  Review of applications will begin on October 10th and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, send a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a research plan, graduate transcript and three letters of reference.

    All applications should be submitted to our Human Resources Department.  Electronic submissions through 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

    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. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances. 

  • Assistant Professor in Criminology, Law and Society

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for the program in Criminology, Law and Society.

    Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Criminology (ABD near completion will be considered) or comparable terminal degree with appropriate academic or career experience. Successful college teaching experience and commitment to continuing scholarly activity is preferred, or applicants must have evidence of potential for college teaching excellence and research productivity. Those applicants with a record of research and teaching in Introduction to Criminology, Policing and/or Statistics will be given priority consideration. Eligibility for Pennsylvania Act 151 (child abuse) and 34 (criminal record) or FBI clearances must be established prior to employment.

    Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, pursuing professional developing activities, and contributing to the department with a strong vision. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Additional tasks will include assisting in administrative oversight of the major, curriculum development, scheduling of course offerings, academic and career advising of students, and establishing liaisons with agencies in the area to assist the students in securing internships, employment, and graduate school opportunities. Candidates are also expected to contribute service to campus and community.

    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. 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 attitudes, and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously. The College awards the baccalaureate degree in more than 50 major programs in business administration, computing, fine arts, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences, and offers seven master’s degree programs to 1,800 undergraduate 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.

    The Criminology, Law, and Society program was begun in the Fall of 2011. Since that time, it has grown to become one of the most popular majors on campus. Currently, approximately 90 students have chosen it as a major. A number of recent graduates have matriculated to law schools and graduate schools, and many hold positions in various law enforcement agencies. The program is pleased to welcome its first cohort of graduate students in the Fall of 2017. The Master of Science in Criminology program will offer a challenging curriculum that will prepare candidates to become leaders and innovators in the system dedicated to the just enforcement of the criminal laws of the Commonwealth and the United States. With an emphasis on theory, research, and ethics, the Program will focus the students on the key issues facing the criminal justice system today and in the future.

    To apply: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2017. This position will be open until filled. Address all items 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@stvincent.edu

    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. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances. 

     

  • 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

  • Student Assistance Program Coordinator/Intervention Services Manager 
    (Deadline to apply: Dec. 26, 2017)

    Prevention Projects at Saint Vincent College seeks applications for an Student Assistance Program Coordinator/Intervention Services Manager.  This position is responsible for coordinating implementation of a countywide SAP initiative involving school districts, drug and alcohol, behavioral health and human service agencies as specified in the Pennsylvania Interagency Council Guidelines for Student Assistance in Pennsylvania. Creates and maintains a technical assistance/support system for SAP Core Teams, including a school district council (WASAP), periodic informational  updates, consultation in policy, procedure, and program implementation, and SAP Core Team maintenance.  Chairs the SAP County Coordination Team and oversees the county SAP Liaison system of operations.  Responsible for the proper functioning of all program operations conducted by Intervention Specialists.  These programs would include evidence-based programs such as Project SUCCESS & proprietary programs such as TeenS, KidS, Kid Success, and any other special programs as needed.  Direct responsibility for initiating and directing development of programs.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:
    Bachelor's Degree in human service related field and five years experience in a related field. Master's Degree preferred.  CPS Certification desirable.

    Experience:
    Experience in interagency coordination of service delivery systems.  Knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse issues, behavioral health concerns, Westmoreland County schools and agencies, as well as experience in county-wide initiatives.  General familiarity with both drug and alcohol and behavioral health service systems.  Strong organizational and communications skills.  Previous experience in program/personnel management desirable.

    Essential duties:

    1. Routinely meets with SAP Core Teams to provide direction and facilitate/enhance Core Team operations. 
    2. Assists Core Teams in assessing SAP progress and developing strategies to improve SAP functioning. 
    3. Assists with the implementation of a Core Team training and activities network in order to facilitate cost efficient and effective update training and team maintenance activities. 
    4. Meets regularly with Saint Vincent College Prevention Projects' line staff and other agency treatment staff to resolve issues and keep them apprised of new developments. 
    5. Maintains a countywide case management/monitoring system for Core Team student interventions including outside agency referrals. 
    6. Manages maintenance and submission of all statistical reports on SAP activities. 
    7. Coordinates communications and serves as a liaison with other key human services systems (e.g. D/A, BH/DS, CASSP, Juvenile Services, Children's Bureau, various community and agency task forces, etc.). 
    8. Oversees an updated library on the SAP initiative and the dissemination of informational updates to all Core Teams and participating agencies. 
    9. Develops and maintains information exchange with all related student support efforts such as PBIS, in order to foster effective countywide coordination. 
    10. Develops and implements evaluation process of SAP coordination, training and activities. 
    11. Responds professionally and appropriately to all referral/funding sources and service recipients.
    12. Maintains an overall positive work attitude, promoting cooperation and professionalism in interactions with other staff members. 
    13. Serves as a member of the Saint Vincent College Prevention Projects Program Management Team and attends meetings, internal and external, as assigned by the Executive Director. 
    14. Supervises department staff (to include interviewing/recommendation of potential employees, orientation of new staff, staff observations and perfonnance evaluations, development/assignment program service schedule) and oversees staff responsiveness to school district personnel in implementation, support and follow-up of their programming. 
    15. Schedules and facilitates department staff meetings. 
    16. Provides quality control assurance for program.


    Other duties:

    1. Participates in public relations, community outreach, marketing efforts and manages staff participation in the same.
    2. Performs other related duties as may be assigned or required.


    Special challenges and environment:

    • Performs in both a standard office environment and on-site at schools and agencies in training/consultative role.
    • Requires travel and a valid Pennsylvania driver's license.
    • Ability to be flexible with work hours.
    • Physically capable of lifting and transporting program materials weighing 20-40 pounds.
    • Current Act 34 and 151 Clearances.
  • Intervention Specialist

    (Deadline to apply: Jan. 2, 2018)

    Prevention Projects at Saint Vincent College seeks applications for an Intervention Specialist.  The Intervention Specialist will be responsible for providing services which assist in the identification, referral, and support of at-risk students in assigned buildings.  Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:  being active ad hoc members of the Student Assistance Program (SAP)Team; working collaboratively with administration and guidance personnel; working collaboratively in a non-duplicative fashion with county SAP liaison; linking students and families to school-based and community resources; providing group and individual support services to identified youth; and providing consultation and intensive case management for SAP referrals.            

    Required Qualifications:                               

    Education:
    A Masters Degree or equivalent experience in counseling, psychology, or human services.

    Experience:
    Five years experience in the human services field including provision of services to school age youth; familiarity with the range of services available to youth and families and how to access them.  Individual and group counseling, familiarity with the SAP process and experience with schools preferred.

    Essential duties:

    1. Provide direct ATOD services in the form of small group discussions, in-class demonstrations, at-risk services, or other activities assigned by the Intervention/SAP Services Manager. 
    2. Assist teachers, administrators and other school personnel within assigned districts in the implementation, ongoing support and follow-up of the program.  This may include meetings with educators during or after the school day, consultation on curriculum and planning other in-school prevention activities. 
    3. Assist school personnel in emergency situations upon request, following procedures established in the school’s policy, or act to protect the health, safety and welfare of students until school personnel are available. 
    4. Work collaboratively with school personnel in handling situations where a child is in danger of harming themselves or others, or whose general health, safety or welfare are in jeopardy, following established school procedures. 
    5. Assist in the design of activities or lessons for small group, in-class, or other activities essential for the program. 
    6. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and provide professional/personal input to program strategies as appropriate. 
    7. Participate in the design and presentation of workshop activities/trainings to school or other professionals. 
    8. Assist in the development, timely collection, and tabulation of program and training evaluation materials. 
    9. Develop and provide prevention information and materials to parent groups/associations and community coalitions/organizations and special populations.  Fulfilling this responsibility may require hours beyond the normal work day. 
    10. Maintain accurate program reporting and billing data, including data entry as required regarding populations served, hours of service, environment, etc.  This will involve internal reports as well as reports to school districts, and other populations served. 
    11. Maintain accurate departmental records which indicate specific services provided for school populations. 
    12. Keep current with changes in the field and maintain skills and knowledge relevant to the drug and alcohol prevention field - through reading, attending workshops, and interaction with other professionals. 
    13. Work to obtain and/or maintain professional credentials through trainings and workshops and staff development events. 
    14. Responsible for use, maintenance, sign out and check in return of AV’s as well as program materials (including games, books, props, equipment, manuals, etc.). 
    15. Attendance at meetings and trainings, internal and external, assigned by the Executive Director or Department Manager.


    Special challenges and environment:
    • Performs in both a standard office environment and in schools throughout Westmoreland and surrounding counties on a daily basis.
    • Travel is required for program services.  A valid PA driver’s license is required.
    • Physically capable of lifting and transporting program materials weighing 20-40 pounds.
    • Current Act 34 and 151 Clearances.
    • Ability to be flexible with work hours.
  • 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.

    This description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  It is provided as a general statement of the nature and duties of the position.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other assignments of a similar nature, or related to the effective operation of the department, or as a developmental experience, as assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

  • Custodian

    (Deadline to apply: December 15, 2017)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for Custodian in Facilities Maintenance Office.  This is a part-time position working 20 hours per week.  Under general supervision, performs custodial and maintenance duties including dusting, mopping, finishing and buffing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, and cleaning, identifying needed repairs and report in written form to zone supervisor, (in case of emergencies call in immediately) and restocking restrooms and showers. Must be able to work with a diverse group of department heads such as Archabbot, Prior, faculty dept heads, students, tradesmen, outside contractors and vendors, and custodians.  Education:  High School Diploma or GED.

  • Research Associate at Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media

    (Deadline to apply: October 20, 2017)

    Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College has a full-time opening for a Research Associate.  This position will report to the Project Director.  The primary function is to understand and extend the legacy of Fred Rogers in serving children in childcare, schools, and community. The Research Assistant will support the Center’s Simple Interactions initiatives, which affirm the importance of human interactions in children’s lives. Through these initiatives across multiple contexts, including early childhood, K-12 educational settings, residential care, and children’s hospitals, we capture and build on what professionals already do well as the basis for their learning and growing.

    Required Qualifications: This position requires a resourceful, collaborative, and creative individual who can build and sustain relationships with a diverse range of community partners who affect children’s lives. The Research Associate will demonstrate knowledge of research-based, developmentally appropriate practice for children birth through age 8; knowledge of building communities of practice; and understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs of educators, early learning teachers, family childcare providers, families of young children, and others who care for children.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, community development, child development, social work or nonprofit management is required; master’s degree preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of three years experience working directly with children, and/or working with community programs, schools, or child-serving professionals. Prior research, training, facilitation experience is preferred. The Research Associate will be technologically proficient with a computer and audio/video equipment.

    Duties: The Research Associate will effectively reach out, coordinate, connect with, and convene diverse groups of professionals and partners, and engage these groups in learning and development that promotes high quality practice with children. The individual in this position engages in projects in community settings, including in-field filming, video filming, analysis, and editing, assisting in the planning and facilitation of professional development learning sessions, as well as research through the Fred Rogers Archive. The staff will contribute to community engagement and professional development projects; coordinate action with community programs and organizations that serve children; engage and coordinate communities of professionals in early childhood settings as well as public schools; connect with community partners, school board, and parents; coordinate and collaborate with Fred Rogers Center and Saint Vincent College staff, faculty, and students; and assist with other related project initiatives at the Fred Rogers Center. Responsibilities of this position require frequent travel throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.

    This position requires the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of Saint Vincent as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts institution.  Saint Vincent Archabbey and College are committed to diversity and encourage 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.

  • 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.