If you would like to consider joining the Siena Heights team, please review the open positions listed below and submit all requested application documents to shujobs@sienaheights.edu. Please reference the position title in the subject line of the email to ensure timely review and distribution of your application materials. Per University policy, we will only accept application materials for currently open positions.

Siena Heights University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status in the institution’s programs or activities or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. 

Siena Heights University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. Siena Heights University is a drug-free workplace.

Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena’s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future.

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Any information and documents provided to the University during the application process that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to eliminate a candidate from further consideration for employment and/or may result in immediate discharge from the University.

We encourage applicants to submit the voluntary applicant background survey that assists the University in ensure that our recruitment efforts are reaching all segments of the country, as required by federal law. Your voluntary responses are treated in a highly confidential manner. They are not released to any search committee, employment panels, selecting officials, or anyone else who can affect your application. Your responses are stored as a tally for the group of all applicants for this vacancy in a manner that cannot be associated with any individual application and data summarizing will be conducted to ensure that the University is effectively recruiting from all portions of the country. No individual data is ever provided to selecting officials. No information taken from this form is ever placed in a personnel file.

Any questions related to employment can be forwarded to the attention of the Human Resources Department.

Siena Heights University
Department of Human Resources
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI 49221
517-264-7109
shujobs@sienaheights.edu

EMPLOYMENT FORMS:

Applicant Background Survey

OPEN POSITIONS:

Siena Heights University’s Nursing Department is seeking adjunct faculty to teach clinical nursing courses (off site) for the prelicensure baccalaureate nursing program for the Fall 2024 semester. Hours and days vary by course. Current needs are in the specialty areas of Mental Health and Medical-Surgical nursing.

Clinical sites vary by semester, but sites include ProMedica Monroe, ProMedica Hickman (Adrian), ProMedica Toledo Ebeid Children’s Hospital, Henry Ford Allegiance (Jackson), St. Joe Ann Arbor, St. Joe Chelsea and Hillsdale Hospital. Clinical practicum hours vary by course.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary responsibilities for adjunct clinical nursing faculty include teaching and evaluating students in clinical, including planning and coordinating daily learning experiences that individualize both student and patient needs.

Expectations include:

· Completing program specific health requirements.

· Completing clinical agency orientation.

· Maintaining current knowledge related to agency/clinical policies, procedures, and expectations with the assistance of the agency/clinical personnel.

· Planning clinical experiences for and provides direct supervision and evaluation of nursing students delivering nursing care to an individual or group of individuals.

· Evaluating and providing timely documented feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives.

· Correcting and returning clinical assignments/paperwork in a timely manner.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

· Minimum of master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited college or university.

· An unencumbered Michigan or Ohio nursing license.

· Prior clinical teaching experience preferred.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Excellent organizational and time management skills

· Excellent listening and interpersonal skills

· Minimum of at least three years professional clinical practice experience within last five years in clinical specialty area.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita, a copy of their current nursing license and a list of three professional references to shujobs@sienaheights.edu

In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. EOE

Siena Heights University’s Registrar’s Office is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Registrar. This is a full-time, exempt position.

SUMMARY:

In support of Siena Heights University’s goals of student recruitment, retention, and degree attainment, this position is primarily responsible for managing and performing processes in support of academic operations of the Registrar’s Office. These responsibilities include course, class and room management, assessing credit evaluation from non-transfer course experiences and coordination of enrollment activities associated with federal requirements. This position will collaborate with faculty, academic and administrative staff to ensure academic related questions and issues are resolved by making determinations in accordance with FERPA, AACRAO, University policies and guidelines with general to minimal input from the Registrar. As a member of the Registrar’s Office, this position will also provide student service for all aspects of the office’s offerings, including, but not limited to, enrollment, transcripts, verifications, transfer evaluations, graduation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Supervise and manage Registrar Officers and Enrollment Coordinators and their primary duties ensuring their work is conducted timely and accurately and to the standards of policies and procedures of the University.

2. Evaluation of potential credit earned by students through non-course experiences such as prior learning assessment and earned certificates.

3. Coordinate the evaluation of transfer credits with Academic Affairs to ensure equitable evaluation of credits throughout the university.

4. Will be responsible for creating each semester’s schedule of classes, coordinating class offerings with the academic departments, as well as responsible for assigning classroom facilities for those classes requiring appropriate space for teaching.

5. Maintaining the Academic Catalog based on the policies and processes determined by the Registrar, Dean and Provost/VPAA.

6. Coordinate the attendance verification and subsequent enrollment transactions with the Registrar’s Office and providing communication with constituents across the university.

7. Will act as the School Certifying Official for the Veterans’ Administration (VA) and will work with students wishing to utilize their VA benefits and report the appropriate information to the VA.

8. Will remain current on SCO certification by participating in annual VA training opportunities, which will take place a number of times over the course of a year.

9. Supervise Registrar staff directly assigned to the Associate Registrar.

10. Notify the Registrar of any issues that may impact the Associate Registrar’s ability to perform duties.

11. Participate with office responsibilities related to graduation and commencement activities.

12. Assists students with enrollment requests, transcript requests, verifications, and other services rendered to the office’s constituents.

13. Represents the Office of the Registrar on University Standing Committees as needed.

14. Represents the Office of the Registrar in meetings with internal and external constituencies as needed.

15. Other duties within scope of the department responsibilities as defined by supervisors.

16. This position is institutionally authorized to accept financial aid documents and verify information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

1. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and minimum five years experience in a multi-task office environment; 1-3 years related administrative experience in higher education setting strongly preferred.

2. Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Applications required; experience with an integrated student data system.

3. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student academic and financial records in relation to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and all other federal and state compliance guidelines.

4. Ability to organize records and resources effectively, to make educated decisions based on information provided, and to be self-motivated.

5. Must be able to interact effectively with a variety of others, sometimes under the pressures of deadlines or other constraints.

6. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. Primarily sedentary job with occasional visits to other campus offices and buildings, as well as occasional travel to off-site meetings.

2. Eyesight sufficient for daily to hourly use of computer keyboard and screen; daily to hourly reading of computer reports and printouts and transcripts.

3. Ability to lift and move materials and supplies occasionally that weigh 10 pounds or less.

4. Must be able to tolerate moderately changing temperature and humidity levels.

5. Dependable Attendance.

DISCLAIMER: There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the Registrar’s Office, or the University in general. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.

Application Process:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, resume and three professional references to SHUjobs@sienaheights.edu.

In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. EOE

Siena Heights University’s Office of Institutional Advancement is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Development. This is a full-time, exempt position.

SUMMARY:

The dynamic and experienced Director of Development plays a pivotal role in advancing the university’s fundraising efforts, cultivating relationships with donors, and securing financial support to enhance the university’s mission and initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with the Vice President of Advancement to develop and execute strategic fundraising plans to achieve annual and long-term fundraising goals in alignment with the university’s mission and strategic priorities.
  • Cultivate and steward relationships with current and prospective major donors, alumni, foundations, and corporate partners.
  • Identify, research, and prioritize prospects capable of making significant philanthropic contributions to the university.
  • Collaborate with university leadership, faculty, staff, and volunteers to identify fundraising opportunities, engage prospective donors, and develop compelling proposals and fundraising materials.
  • Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, including qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities. Maintaining a portfolio of 100+ prospective donors with an emphasis on major gifts at a defined amount.
  • Conducts donor visits and annual solicitations in alignment with defined targets.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of fundraising events, donor recognition programs, and stewardship activities to engage donors and foster a culture of philanthropy.
  • Maintain accurate records of donor interactions and gift transactions in the university’s donor database, ensuring compliance with donor confidentiality and privacy policies.
  • Stay informed of best practices, trends, and developments in fundraising, philanthropy, and higher education advancement to enhance the effectiveness of fundraising efforts.
  • Travel Commensurate with standard expectations for fundraising activity and contact to reach donors and prospects locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

· Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field of study required; master’s degree preferred.

Professional Experience:

· Minimum of 3 years of experience in fundraising, development, or related field, with a proven track record of success in major gifts fundraising.

· Experience in donor database management and fundraising software.

· Experience in higher education fundraising preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with experience in preparing persuasive fundraising proposals and materials.

· Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and environments.

· Integrity, impeccable ethics, initiative, enthusiasm, and the ability to establish trust and credibility.

· Proficiency in MS Office Suite and donor database/fundraising software programs.

· Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the importance of University Development activities to maintaining lasting and positive donor relations.

· Passion for the institution’s mission, traditions, and long-term success. Consistently demonstrate the mission, vision, and values of the University

· Demonstrate commitment and ability to:

  1. Provide quality customer service
  2. Plan, organize, and remain accountable for actions
  3. Problem-solving utilizing critical thinking skills
  4. Function in a confidential manner
  5. Collaborate with other staff
  6. Reliable and dependable attendance

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

1. Involves working in an office environment infrequently exposed to extreme temperatures, noise, fumes, dust, etc.

2. Sitting/standing at desk and on computer regularly.

3. Ability to travel to locations throughout the campus regularly, regionally, and beyond on occasion.

4. Ability to operate standard office equipment/technology.

5. Ability to speak, hear and see.

DISCLAIMER: There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the Office of Institutional Advancement, or the University in general. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, resume and three professional references to SHUjobs@sienaheights.edu. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. EOE

About:

Siena Heights University’s Nursing & Health Sciences Division is seeking a full-time nursing faculty member for the Nursing & Health Sciences Division. This position will begin in August 2024.

Programs offered include a prelicensure baccalaureate nursing program, a post-licensure RN to BSN completion program, and a master’s in nursing leadership program. The Nursing Faculty member is responsible for teaching courses within the various programs as assigned, providing academic advising to students, and participating in scholarly activities and service to the university.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare syllabi for and instruct student nurses in the theoretical, lab, and clinical aspects of the practice of nursing, equivalent to 12 semester hours per semester.

  • Provide appropriate feedback and assign grades to students on a timely basis.

  • Meet the deadlines set by the registrar’s office related to such activities as grading (midterm and final), scheduling, etc.

  • Participate in nursing curriculum development in conformity with objectives of the nursing program and accreditation standards.

  • Provide data on learning outcomes assessment in a timely manner.

  • Attend to his/her professional development and appropriate scholarly activity for academic rank and practice certification/licensure.

  • Participate in program, division, and university faculty meetings.

  • Participate on university committees or an appropriate substitute activity negotiated with an Assistant Dean or Program Director, e.g., moderating a student organization.

  • Serve as an academic advisor for nursing students and assist the nursing program in recruitment and retention efforts.

  • Assist in the preparation of reports required by the national and state accrediting agencies.

  • Attend fall convocation, honors convocation, common dialog day, and commencement.

  • Participate in faculty and university activities in the weeks prior to and following the academic year.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the program coordinator, division chairperson, or dean.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in nursing and preferably a doctoral degree in nursing or an appropriate related discipline from a nationally accredited college or university.

  • Current unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan.

  • Demonstrated expertise in nursing practice for the assigned courses.

  • Demonstrated teaching experience and scholarly achievement for academic appointment.

  • Must be committed to teaching excellence in the liberal arts environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be dependable in reporting for work as scheduled.

  • Must be able to tolerate moderately changing temperature and humidity levels.

Supervised by: Assistant Dean of Academics – Nursing and Health Sciences

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita, a copy of their current nursing license, a list of three professional references, three letters of recommendation and a personal nursing and teaching philosophy statement to Dr. Joanne Yastik at jyastik@sienaheights.edu Transcripts and other evidentiary documentation requested at a later date.

In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

Siena Heights University’s Campus Facilities/Custodial Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Supervisor of Custodial & Mail Services.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

SUMMARY:               

The Supervisor of Custodial and Mail Services is responsible for the planning, assignment, and direct supervision of mailroom and custodial operations. Responsibilities include the assignment and direct supervision of custodial employees in maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of university buildings, offices, classrooms, laboratories, furnishings and equipment as well as building entrances. This position is also responsible for overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations and supervision of the mailroom, mailroom staff and student workers. Mailroom duties include managing shipping /receiving and mailroom management, distribution delivery and pick up service. The Supervisor of Custodial and Mail Services is designated as ‘essential personnel’ to perform ‘on call’ duties for emergency situations beyond normal working hours and during inclement weather situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, organizes, manages, and evaluates the work of custodial and mail services staff; schedules, assigns duties, and conducts training programs for new personnel; collaborates with other department staff and managers, participates in establishing operational plans and initiatives to meet custodial and mail goals and objectives; develops and implements custodial and mail work plans, work programs, processes, procedures and policies required to optimize custodial and mailroom efficiency and effectiveness; participates in developing and monitoring performance against the annual departmental budget.
  • Establishes performance requirements and personal development targets and for evaluation of those requirements and targets; monitors performance, quality control inspections, and provides coaching for performance improvement and development; instituting corrective measures when necessary; and initiate and take disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Assists in hiring qualified employees by conducting interviews, attends job fairs for hiring student workers, and making recommendations regarding the employment of applicants.
  • Conducts probationary and annual employee performance evaluations.
  • Provides leadership and coaches staff to develop and maintain a high performance, customer service-oriented work environment that supports achieving the University’s mission, strategic goals and core values; provides leadership and participates in program and activities that promote workplace diversity and a positive employee relations environment.
  • Ensures assigned staff understand University policies and procedures regarding expected employee conduct and performance through policy and procedure review, as well as any necessary corrective actions such as verbal and written warnings.   
  • Develops and implements custodial cleaning standards; maintains and updates custodial policies, procedures and handbooks; develops, delivers and arranges training programs for custodial employees; conducts periodic inspections of sites to evaluate implementation and need for corrective action; ensures timely inspection of the cleaning and care of rooms, restrooms, halls, buildings, fixtures and equipment requiring activities such as sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, polishing, dusting, waxing, buffing, disinfecting and related duties.
  • Coordinates, assigns, and supervises set-up, removal, and cleaning for internal and external hosted campus events, sports competitions, homecoming, commencement, etc.
  • Coordinates, assists, and assigns substitute, or relief personnel to cover vacant positions due to vacation, illness or other absences.
  • Ensures that custodial and mail services meet the needs of the University by coordinating normal and as-needed unique work schedules to compensate for changing priorities, special custodial projects, scheduled events, and staff absences.
  • Ensure that direct reports have the equipment and supplies necessary to perform the job by issuing supplies as needed, completing request form(s) for replacement items, and storing the supplies and equipment in a secure storage facility.
  • Ensures that the quality of custodial services meets established guidelines by inspecting the work of custodial personnel and directing corrective measures to be taken when necessary to meet those guidelines.
  • Instructs custodial technicians in the proper methods and use of materials and equipment for safe and efficient work performance.
  • Enforces University rules and policies regarding employee conduct by advising custodial personnel of the University’s rules and policies on employee conduct, issuing verbal warnings and written reprimands for violations, and recommending progressive disciplinary action to the immediate supervisor as appropriate.
  • Communicates with vendors or others to research, test and evaluate products, equipment and techniques; selects supplies, equipment and other operations materials as it relates to the custodial or mailroom operations.
  • Advises the Associate VP of Campus Facilities or maintenance designee on the condition of University buildings and facilities by conducting regular inspections of those areas and reporting the results of the inspections with particular emphasis on needed repairs. Submits work order request maintenance repairs as necessary.
  • Ensures that administrative records and reports regarding custodial personnel are accurate and current by reviewing employee time cards or monthly time sheets and monitoring employee absences.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports including schedules, inventories, cost estimates, and hazardous materials records as it relates to custodial or mailroom operations. Performs related clerical tasks as assigned.
  • Schedule and monitor mailroom staff and activities, ensuring mailroom security and procedures are being met and that mail handling and distribution is meeting USPS guidelines and the needs of the university; assist part-time mail clerks with receiving activities and other task; facilitate the resolution of issues concerning invoicing, mail delivery and other mailroom related aspects; ensure the cleaning and preventative maintenance of mail machines and equipment is performed; ensure mail clerks are requesting supplies as needed.
  • Participates in training and professional development as required.
  • Performs daily custodial duties as needed in support of the departmental mission.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in custodial services.
  • Experience in mailroom services.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in supervising employees or an equivalent combination of training and experience that could likely provide the desired supervisory knowledge and abilities.
  • Experience in using MS Office.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; and ability to collaborate with stakeholders, formulate plans of action and execute the plan from start to finish.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and environments.
  • Integrity, impeccable ethics, initiative, enthusiasm, and the ability to establish trust and credibility.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Thorough knowledge of janitorial methods and procedures, materials, chemicals, disinfectants and equipment. Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain standards of cleanliness and safety.
  • Solid leadership skills including the ability to plan, organize the work of others, assign tasks, train employees in work processes and techniques, inspect and evaluate the activities of subordinate personnel, coach and manage performance.
  • Proficiency in estimating quantity of supplies and equipment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the importance of University Development activities to maintaining lasting and positive donor relations.
  • Passion for the institution’s mission, traditions, and long-term success.  Consistently demonstrate the mission, vision, and values of the University.
  • Demonstrate commitment and ability to:
    • Provide quality customer service
    • Plan, organize, and remain accountable for actions
    • Problem-solving utilizing critical thinking skills
    • Function in a confidential manner
    • Collaborate with other staff
    • Reliable and dependable attendance.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK:

  1. The scope of the position requires responding to custodial emergencies or other unforeseen situations around-the-clock and may also require exposure to and use of chemical compounds for cleaning which may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, application and use are not properly followed.
  2. Employees are frequently required to sit, stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, or a keyboard; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is also required to climb or balance; push, pull or lift; bend; stoop, kneel, crouch, stretch or crawl; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, texture perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Requires a full range of physical motion to operate manual and electrically powered cleaning equipment. 
  3. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate. The ability to work in elevated areas and confined spaces is required.
  4. Scheduling: This is a full-time position. Normal working hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday; however, must be available to respond to emergency calls, and work occasionally on weekends and evenings when necessary or issues arise. Must also be able to work during or after inclement weather. Employees in this job classification are designated as essential employees and must report to work as scheduled when University offices are closed due to severe weather. May need to cover for staff absenteeism if no other options are available.
  5. Ability to move about the campus throughout the day and works on a computer with regularity.
  6. Ability to speak, hear and see.

 DISCLAIMER: There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the Campus Facilities – Custodial Department, or the University in general.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.   

Application Process:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, resume and three professional references to SHUjobs@sienaheights.edu.In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. EOE

Siena Heights University’s Marketing Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visual Communications Coordinator. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

SUMMARY:

Siena Heights University is seeking a dynamic and creative Visual Communications Coordinator to join our marketing department. This position will play a critical role in enhancing our online presence, supporting our design needs, engaging with our social media audience, and crafting compelling visual content. The ideal candidate will be proficient in WordPress, design software, social media management, and photography.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Website Updates:

  • Perform routine updates and maintenance on the university’s website using WordPress.
  • Ensure website content is current, accurate, and aligns with the university’s brand guidelines.
  • Collaborate with various departments to update information and create new web pages as needed.

2. Design Support:

  • Assist the design team with production work, including layout adjustments, resizing images, and preparing files for print or digital use.
  • Create original design elements and graphics for use in marketing materials, social media, and the university website.
  • Maintain and follow brand standards in all design work to ensure consistency across all platforms.

3. Social Media Management:

  • Develop and schedule engaging social media posts across various platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Monitor social media channels as needed, reporting posts or conversations requiring SHU’s attention.
  • Analyze social media metrics to optimize content and improve engagement.

4. Photography and Photo Editing:

  • Capture high-quality photographs at university events, activities, and for use in marketing materials.
  • Edit and enhance photos to ensure they meet the university’s quality standards and brand aesthetic.
  • Organize and maintain the university’s photo library.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience in Marketing, Communications, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in WordPress for basic website updates.
  • Competency in core design programs such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Experience in social media content creation and management.
  • Strong photography skills and experience with photo editing software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience at a design firm, web development company or ad agency.
  • Two years of experience working with WordPress CMS.
  • Experience with printing and production partner management.

DISCLAIMER: There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the Registrar’s Office, or the University in general. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, resume and three professional references to SHUjobs@sienaheights.edu.

 

In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. EOE

Siena Heights University is seeking a dynamic and visionary Vice President of People and Culture.  This senior leadership role is essential in fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity and alignment with the university’s Catholic and Dominican heritage.

SUMMARY:

The dynamic and visionary Vice President of People and Culture fulfills a senior leadership role essential for fostering a culture of inclusivity, equity, and alignment with the university’s Catholic and Dominican heritage. Primary responsibilities include providing leadership and direction for all facets of Human Resources, and oversight for Title IX compliance and the University’s Heritage Project. This individual is pivotal in promoting diversity and equity in hiring, providing bias response training, and coordinating the University’s Staff Council.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 1. Human Resources Management:

  • Lead all HR functions, including but not limited to recruitment, employee relations, performance management, compensation, and benefits.
  • Guide and coach managers on HR issues and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Create, plan, deliver and/or coordinate employee training and development.
  • Develop and implement HR plans, policies and procedures that support the university’s mission and strategic goals.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Team Management – provides strong leadership to direct reports fostering a culture of collaboration, excellence, and continuous learning. Provides coaching and counsel to direct reports, conducts performance appraisals, mentors, and empowers team members encouraging professional growth and ensuring a high-performing, mission-driven team.

2. Title IX Compliance:

  • Oversee the development, implementation, and monitoring of Title IX policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate training and education programs related to Title IX for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Title IX inquiries and investigations.

3. Heritage Project:

  • Oversee the University’s Heritage Project and the Director of Mission Implementation, focusing on onboarding new employees with the distinctive charism of the university and the Dominicans.
  • Develop programs and initiatives that integrate the Dominican values into the university culture.

4. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

  • Consult with senior leadership on hiring practices to promote diversity and equity.
  • Provide training and development programs for employees on bias response and cultural competency.
  • Advocate for a diverse and inclusive workplace environment.

5. Staff Council Coordination:

  • Coordinate the University’s Staff Council, serving as a liaison between staff and senior leadership.
  • Facilitate open communication and feedback channels to address employee concerns and suggestions.
  • Implement initiatives to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction

And other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Education/Certification

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or a related field. A Ph.D. or equivalent is preferred.
  • SHRM SCP preferred.

 Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in human resources, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in Title IX compliance and employee training programs.
  • Experience working in higher education, preferably in a faith-based institution, is highly desirable.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of Catholic and Dominican values and the ability to integrate these into the university’s culture.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement strategic initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong technology skills including HR automation platforms such as ATS, HRIS, and LM systems.
  • Exceptional public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in stressful situations; and adjust priorities in a fast-paced environment as needed.
  • Exceptional level of discretion, ability to maintain confidentiality and interact with tact and diplomacy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  1. Involves working in an office environment infrequently exposed to extreme temperatures, noise, fumes, dust, etc.
  2. Sitting/standing at desk and on computer regularly.
  3. Ability to travel to locations throughout the campus regularly, regionally, and beyond on occasion.
  4. Ability to operate standard office equipment/technology.
  5. Ability to speak, hear and see.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY & ADA COMPLIANCE

Siena Heights University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, service in the military and all other protected classes in the State of Michigan or as provided by Federal Law.  Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.  To ensure equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, Siena Heights University will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified individual, unless undue hardship on the operation of the organization would result.

DISCLAIMER: There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the HR Department, or the University in general.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.         

Apply for VP, People & Culture here: https://insighthrm.applicantpool.com/jobs/11122