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’s Title IX Coordinator is the Chief Public Safety Officer, Cindy Birdwell. She can be contacted at 517-264-7194 or cbirdwel@sienaheights.edu, or in person in Ledwidge Hall on the Adrian campus. For 24/7 availability, call 517-264-7799.

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.

Any information provided to Siena Heights University during the application process (i.e. such as, but not limited to: cover letters, CV/resumes, educational transcripts, references, etc.) will be deemed to be a truthful and complete disclosure of an applicant’s past work experience, educational background, skills and abilities.

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:

Job Title: Head Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance Coach

Department: Athletics

FLSA: Exempt

Summary: 

The Head Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance Coach directs and coordinates the planning, organizing, and coaching of the Siena Heights University cheer and dancing teams. The head coach is further responsible for providing a quality athletic program for student athletes through pre and postseason training/conditioning, intercollegiate competition, student athlete recruitment and monitoring of academic progress. 

Responsibilities: 

  1. Recruit student athletes for the Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance programs to meet recruiting goals set by the Athletic Director and the VP of Enrollment Management. Develops relationships with the stakeholders in Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance; and establish a positive reputation for the Cheer and Dance program at Siena Heights University. Network and recruit through high schools, travel programs, junior colleges; build positive relationships with prospective and current student athletes and their Saints Supporters (e.g. parents, family, friends).
  2. Develop recruiting travel schedule to high schools and junior colleges. Maintain recruiting correspondence with high school and junior college coaches as well as prospective student-athletes.  Plan, organize and Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance camps and fundraising activities that can assist in the recruitment process.  
  3. Prepares the student-athlete for competition by organizing daily practice plans, including pre and post season conditioning programs.
  4. Schedules contests/competitions for the Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance programs subject to the approval of the Athletic Director.
  5. Ensure that all travel arrangements for the team, including all transportation, overnight plans and meals are planned.
  6. Provide statistical data in an accurate and timely fashion to the Sports Information Director.
  7. Coordinates and manages the Competitive and Sideline Cheer and Dance budget, including but not limited to travel and uniform fees.
  8. Monitoring student as athletes’ academic progress by scheduling study sessions and communicating with academic advisors and faculty. Promote environment in which student athlete will establish purposeful and ethical characteristics.
  9. This position is institutionally authorized to accept financial aid documents and verify information.
  10. Maintain, manage, and schedule mascot duties.
  11. Must have the ability to fundraise towards your operating budget.
  12. Must be certified in the USA Cheer and Safety Risk Management.
  13. Other duties within the scope of division’s responsibilities as defined by the Athletic Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

  1. Requires Bachelor’s degree with master’s degree preferred. Requires previous Competitive Cheer and Sideline and Dance coaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level, including player evaluation and recruiting.
  2. Must have excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to instruct and motivate athletes. Must be able to communicate clearly in writing as well as have highly developed time management skills.

Disclaimer: 

This is not an all-inclusive list.  There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the athletic department or the University in general.   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.  It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. 

Supervised By: Athletic Director

Supervises: Student Athletes

Interacts with: Other members of the student development staff, college community, athletes, prospective athletes, parents, coaches and school administrators and other contacts as determined by the nature and scope of responsibilities.

JOB TITLE:  Residence Life Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:  Office of Residence Life

FLSA:  Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY: The Residence Life Coordinator is a full-time 12-month position that serves as primary supervisor to 14 resident assistants and as a mentor for up to 460 residents in two co-ed residence halls.

RESIDENCE LIFE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as a live-in professional by providing support and advice to residential students and Resident Assistant staff, addressing issues related to residence life, student development, and community responsibility.
  2. Uphold and champion the University mission, serving as a positive role model to all students while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries and communication.
  3. Under the supervision of the Director of Residence Life, coordinate the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of 15 resident assistants.
  4. Coordinate and attend weekly resident assistant staff meetings, periodic staff development programs, and weekly individual 1-on-1 meetings.
  5. Attend and participate in weekly Residence Life leadership meetings and attend all division meetings within the Division of Student Life.
  6. Serve in a year-round on-call rotation as primary first response in the evenings and on weekends, and act as a department liaison with the Public Safety staff. Maintain communication with the Administrator On-Duty (AOD) as necessary.
  7. Serve as advisor for the Student Housing Council (SHC).
  8. Interpret the Student Code of Conduct and enforce policy, accountability, and documentation when necessary.
  9. Serve as a hearing officer for University housing policy violations.
  10. Assist the Director in coordinating a community development model that promotes the academic, personal, social, spiritual, and physical development of students.
  11. Assist residents experiencing roommate conflicts reach resolution and gain communication skills by facilitating productive conversations.
  12. Oversee the RA programming budget.
  13. Work with the resident assistants in completing pre- and post-programming paperwork and create reports each semester detailing programs and student involvement.
  14. Assist with the check-in/out procedures and room change procedures. Work with student staff to maintain accurate Room Condition & Inventory records throughout the year.
  15. Maintain residence hall key inventory and audit as necessary.
  16. Responsible for entering work orders as needed.
  17. Assist the Director with the coordination of the summer camps program, including coordinating night and weekend check-in/out, and on-call responsibilities.
  18. Keep accurate records of RA performance – requirement trackers, interaction logs, etc…

 

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Two or more years of experience in Student Life programs, with preference given to candidates with live-in Residence Life experience.
  2. Knowledge of programming and activities consistent with student development theories that encourage participation from diverse student populations.
  3. Demonstrated ability to proactively work with professional staff, graduate assistants, student staff and diverse student populations at a small, liberal arts, faith-based institution.
  4. Ability to plan, organize, budget, and implement activities and programs.
  5. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, especially problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  6. Ability to react calmly and professionally in crisis intervention and University housing emergencies.
  7. Background in supervising student staff in a university setting.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited institution in College Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field.
  2. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekends as needed. Position requires a set schedule of business hours in the office, meetings and events potentially after business hours and/or on weekends.
  3. Must reside in the on-campus apartment located within the residence halls.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Primarily sedentary work with occasional bending, stooping, reaching lifting and carrying objects weighing not more than 25 lbs.
  2. Must possess good vision, hearing, sense of smell, and speaking abilities.
  3. Must be able to move around office areas and locations throughout campus, including the residence halls and residence hall rooms.
  4. Must be able to tolerate work areas that are not air-conditioned during summer months.
  5. Expected to be available and part of the on-call rotation for evenings and weekends, and some holidays as determined by programs and emergencies or other circumstances.
  6. Must be dependable in personal attendance and project management.

 

COMPENSATION

  1. Competitive wage and benefits.
  2. Furnished two bedroom on-campus apartment with included cable and wireless internet and a cell phone stipend.
  3. University meal plan when dining is open during the academic year.

 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skill required. There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services from the student development staff or the University in general.

 

SUPERVISED BY:  Director of Residence Life

SUPERVISES:         Resident Assistants

INTERACTS WITH:   University students, residents, faculty, other staff, parents, and other professional contacts such as physicians, counselors, emergency personnel, etc.

JOB TITLE:                 Admissions Operations Specialist

DEPARTMENT:          Office for Graduate and Professional Enrollment (GPE)

FLSA:                            Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY:    The Admissions Operations Specialist role provides a key connection between the university and prospective students, enrolled students, faculty, and staff. The position entails: managing computer databases on prospective through enrolled students, processing application/transcripts, data management, managing GPE phones and online communication, and special projects as assigned.  This position supports the work of the Enrollment team and the University in reaching strategic enrollment goals.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintains the integrity of the data in the Enrollment Management CRM as well as accurately downloads application data and supporting documents. Accountable for initial screening and assessment regarding completeness and ensures accuracy, sends routine student correspondence electronically and by mail.
  2. Maintains the prospective student database by performing and supervising data entry. Must have a solid understanding of the student-lifecycle and work effectively between both the Enrollment Management CRM and the University-wide computer operating system.
  3. Develops proficiency with the Enrollment Management CRM and the University-wide computer operating system to support GPE department operations.
  4. Processes all transcripts and other supporting documents and maintains electronic filing and routing system to other University offices throughout the admissions process.
  5. Prepares and manages production of letters and mailings for admissions decisions. Uses admissions database (EMP) system to coordinate communications with students, verify enrollment information, and maintain accurate student files.
  6. Serves as the primary point of contact and ensures effective operation of GPE by responding to requests for information or assistance from telephone, online and personal requests.
  7. Provides support and serves as liaison for GPE site offices and main campus.
  8. Screens incoming mail. Coordinates and submits supply orders and other requests.   
  9. Confers regularly with supervisor, enrollment team, other college/support service personnel, faculty, administrators, external constituents, and public.
  10. Other duties within the scope of department’s responsibilities as defined by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Associate degree required. Requires minimum three – five years related work experience in a multi-function, high-paced office, preferably in a higher education setting. The ideal candidate will be a strong advocate of and articulate spokesperson for the importance of a Liberal Arts education.  Appreciation for the value of a faith-based institution is a plus.
  2. Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and phone presence. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and respond to others with patience and tact. Must be punctual, dependable, and able to work autonomously.
  3. Ability to work in a team environment with changing work pressures and priorities. Must be highly organized and able to fulfill multiple tasks simultaneously.
  4. Competency, with high rate of accuracy and efficiency, in computerized word-processing and data management; experience in spreadsheet and database programs (Microsoft WordÒ, ExcelÒ, AccessÒ, Power PointÒ).
  5. Ability to use and maintain a variety of office machines, including computer, printer, and copier; proficiency and accuracy in Internet usage and virtual communications (Teams, Zoom, etc).
  6. Positive, service-oriented attitude.
  7. Ability to learn and use a variety of computer software platforms to serve students and support enrollment staff.
  8. Optimism, energy, resilience, and a sense of humor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; constant, daily processes that require good hand to eye coordination; considerable computer and phone work required.
  2. Mostly sedentary work with occasional walking.
  3. Must be able to tolerate moderately changing temperature and humidity levels.
  4. Must be able to bend, lift, stoop, and carry objects weighing not more than 30 lbs on an occasional basis.
  5. Must be available for occasional evening and weekend hours as needed.

DISCLAIMER:

This is not an all-inclusive list.  There may be additional duties required from time to time to ensure the delivery of services for the office or the University in general.

 

SUPERVISED BY:      Director of Graduate and Professional Enrollment, Assistant Director (Tech & Training)

SUPERVISES:             no one

INTERACTS WITH:  Students, faculty, staff, and outside customers

Job Title: FT Temporary COVID-19 Response Specialist

Department: Student Health

FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt (Temporary Position)

 

Position Summary:

 

Conducts interviews with students and employees who have a confirmed, or probable COVID-19 diagnosis, have been potentially exposed to COVID-19, or who are potentially experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Assigns and determines needs for COVID-19 testing per current local, state, and CDC guidelines as well as staying up to date on current local, state, and federal guidelines. Discussions should be guided by standard protocols and include providing information from the University Safe Campus Plan and referrals with appropriate areas on campus; assessing signs and symptoms; discussing symptom onset to determine window period for contact elicitation and exposure risk for close contacts; discussing school/work activity to identify who may have been exposed; and providing requirements for self-isolation.  Additionally, communicates with university personnel and community health officials, as needed, regarding statistics and complexities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Complete contact tracing and case management in support of COVID-19 emergency response efforts at Siena Heights University.
  • Coordinates on-campus vaccine clinics and other COVID-related emergency management duties.
  • Assigns and determines needs for COVID-19 testing per current local, state, and CDC guidelines as well as staying up to date on current local, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Conduct interviews of individuals with confirmed or probable COVID-19, discussing symptom onset to determine window of exposure risk for close contacts. Communicate promptly with individuals who have been identified as close contacts for review of college protocols, including off-campus quarantine.
  • Follow-up of affected individuals in person, by phone, or in writing to ensure they have completed required or recommended actions.
  • Communicate plans of action with University Administration, COVID-19 taskforce, Division leaders and department chairs, program directors, and instructors, as needed, who have affected students; and supervisors who have affected employees.
  • Maintain confidentiality throughout the process in a manner that preserves the privacy of all involved parties.
  • Report to the University’s COVID-19 Response Taskforce to update statistics and areas of need.
  • Answer questions of individuals regarding symptoms and processes related to COVID-19 and the University protocols.
  • Maintain updated records with plans, notes, and appropriate forms to track positive cases, quarantined individuals, isolated students, and when they may return to campus.
  • Analyze records of individuals to identify clusters and determine areas of concern.
  • Identify and build positive relationships with all colleagues and other outside entities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Manage COVID-19 tracking/tracing team for 24-hour coverage. Ensure that COVID-19 related processes, forms, and training are up to date with best practices for the COVID-19 tracking/tracing team.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The candidate will be able to need to maintain a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, contingent on the issues and needs of the University around COVID-19.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: 

Bachelor’s degree OR Associate’s degree combined with experience in public health, public administration, health and human services, occupational safety, public safety, risk management, or another related field. Prefer one year of related experience.

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills and ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse individuals during a time of crisis and distress.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization on a timely basis.

 

Mathematical and Reasoning Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, percentages, and decimals.                               
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. 
  • Flexible to adapt in changing situations and deal with problems without all variables.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as an individual and as part of a team.

 

 

Computer Skills: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge and compfort with computing and web-based communication, including online learning platforms, word processing, spreadsheets, and database software. The University uses Microsoft Office 365 (e.g. Outlook, Excel, OneDrive, Sharepoint, Teams), and Canvas. 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervised by: Director of Student Health

Interacts with: Siena Heights University community, local, state, and federal emergency response agencies, health departments and other COVID-19 related organizations.

Release of Risk and Liability:

The candidate must be fully vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine and accept risk of being proximate with individuals who may have COVID-19 at points of interaction. The candidate must accept the risk and liability, outside of worker’s comp, of working in a position that operates in and around COVID-19.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.  It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

 

 

SUMMARY: 

This position is part-time/temporary for the duration of the grant. There is a possibility of full-time status/ongoing employment based on program need, budget availability, grant renewal. Position is 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement grant.  This position has significant responsibility for the day-to-day program support for the McNair Program.  The job description includes, but is not limited to:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides administrative assistance for the program including travel and event reservations, planning for scholars and staff, requesting/tracking maintenance needs, ordering supplies, photocopying, file management, greeting walk-in traffic and addressing general phone and email inquiries.
  2. Manages program calendar, including recruiting, scholar/staff travel, seminar activities, semester deadlines, and campus holidays.
  3. Assists with development and circulation of marketing materials, including distribution and dissemination of promotional materials to campus offices.
  4. Organizes event publicity and photography, including obtaining scholar pictures at events, organizing pictures for program use.
  5. Assists Academic Coordinator with processing of accounting paperwork, gathering receipts, completing payment forms.
  6. Assists McNair Staff with providing transportation for scholars and/or attend conferences and events, including some overnight/out of state travel, as needed.
  7. May assist with program evaluation and data reports by organizing or entering program data.
  8. Performs other duties within the scope of the department’s responsibilities as defined by the Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required. Some graduate school or related research experience preferred. Knowledge of the graduate school application and postbaccalaureate process and standards strongly preferred.
  2. Experience working with low-income, first generation and/or underrepresented students, required, preferably in a higher education setting preferred.
  3. Experience with planning multi-step, group travel required.
  4. Strong attention to detail, including proficient oral and written communication, organizational skills, required.
  5. Experience with marketing and social media advertising and interaction, basic digital photographic skills preferred.
  6. Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite required. Experience with Student Access Database, preferred.
  7. Familiarity with data entry and analysis and basic accounting processing preferred.
  8. Ability to understand and prioritize requests from a variety of constituencies, such as students, prospective students, staff, faculty and public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Must be able to travel, carry supplies, and interact with others for more than 8 consecutive hours on a periodic schedule.  Must be able to perform sedentary work for up to 8 hours frequently.
  2. Must be able to bend, stoop, lift and carry items less than 40 lbs. occasionally.
  3. Must be able to tolerate a variety of environmental changes due to office climate and traveling requirements.
  4. Must have and maintain current valid driver’s license and be able to be approved driver for on-campus and off-campus vehicles.
  5. Some out of state/overnight travel may be required, as needed.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

SUPERVISES: Position does not supervise.

INTERACTS WITH: Students, campus staff/faculty, community.

SUPERVISED BY: Program Director.

SUMMARY:

This position is part-time/temporary for the duration of the grant. There is a possibility of full-time status/ongoing employment based on program need, budget availability, grant renewal. Position is 100% federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement grant.  This position has significant responsibility for the day-to-day program support for the McNair Program.  The job description includes, but is not limited to:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages the day-to-day accounting and program data processes for the program.  Includes account reconciliation, processing budget payment forms, and providing program budget reports and day-to-day data entry and preparing requested data reports.
  2. Maintains procedure manuals for the position and program.
  3. Coordinates tutoring and academic resources for scholars.
  4. Occasionally travels with scholars, as needed, including weekend, overnight/out of state travel.
  5. May assist with administrative and clerical assistance for the program including correspondence, travel arrangements, and event planning for scholars and staff.
  6. Performs other duties within the scope of the department’s responsibilities as defined by the Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required. Some graduate school or related research experience preferred. Knowledge of the graduate school application and postbaccalaureate process and standards strongly preferred.
  2. Experience working with low-income, first generation and/or underrepresented students, preferably in a higher education setting.
  3. Experience in data entry, tracking and reporting required.
  4. Experience with accounting practices, such as maintaining records, electronic entry, account reconciliation, spending, and reporting required.
  5. Experience with development of advertising and recruitment materials and events, social media interaction, basic digital photography skills preferred.
  6. Effective communication, attention to detail, organizational, and record-keeping skills required.
  7. Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office Suite required. Experience with Student Access Database and Quicken software, preferred.
  8. Ability to understand and react appropriately to requests from a variety of constituencies, such as students, prospective students, staff, faculty and public.
  9. Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license, be able to drive private vendor rental vehicles, and meet Siena Heights requirements to drive campus vehicles. Some travel may be required, as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Must be able to travel, carry supplies, and interact with others for more than 8 consecutive hours on a periodic schedule.  Must be able to perform sedentary work for up to 8 hours frequently.
  2. Must be able to occasionally bend, stoop, lift and carry items less than 40 lbs.
  3. Must be able to tolerate a variety of environmental changes due to office climate and traveling requirements.
  4. Must have and maintain current valid driver’s license and be able to be approved driver for on-campus and off-campus vehicles.
  5. Some out of state/overnight travel may be required, as needed.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

SUPERVISES: Position does not supervise.

INTERACTS WITH: Students, campus staff/faculty, community.

SUPERVISED BY: Program Director

SUMMARY:

Siena Heights University, a Catholic university founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, seeks applications for the position of Director of Nursing. The BSN program at Siena, begun in 2008, received initial approval in 2009 and final approval in 2015 with a ten-year CCNE accreditation. The program offers both a traditional BSN program and an RN-to-BSN program, with the latter being offered in blended and totally online formats.

The Director of the Nursing will provide leadership and administration for the BSN, MSN, and Exercise Science degree programs at Siena Heights University, will be responsible for the ongoing accreditation processes, and will continue to maintain the quality of the faculty and the programs in the future.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitate the establishment, review and implementation of the philosophy, vision, mission and objectives of the nursing program. Advise the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Arts and Sciences, and the Dean of College for Professional Studies and Graduate College in matters of policy and administration related to the well-being and integrity of the nursing program. Facilitate curriculum development and revisions appropriate to the program. Develop and update course and clinical schedules to facilitate equitable faculty workload assignments. Advise and support faculty seeking promotion. Determine and oversee the clinical sites for the Nursing Program. Maintain good relations with the external community that supports and hires from the program. Manage accreditation and regulatory processes; submit reports and self-studies as required by these organizations; ensure compliance with state, federal, and accrediting agencies’ standards. Supervise updates of clinical partnership contracts with health care facilities and maintain positive working relationships with representatives of these agencies/organizations. Provide leadership for faculty in reviewing, evaluating, and revising student learning outcome assessment activities, as well as the use of enrollment and other data, to foster program improvement. Oversee simulation and skill labs; collaborate with Laboratory Coordinator to ensure effective organization and implementation of the skills/simulation curriculum and maintain a list of equipment needs and budget requirements. Determine priorities for budgetary expenditures based on departmental and program delivery needs; monitor budget and provide initial approval of program expenditures; provide suggestions for the use of donor funds to advance student access to quality nursing education and educational advancement. Represent the present and long-range needs of the programs to the administration. Hire, supervise, assign, develop, and lead all Nursing and Exercise Science staff, including full-time, adjunct, and clinical faculty, and full-time and part-time professional staff and clerical support. Conduct regular performance evaluations to ensure continuous improvement and identify potential opportunities for growth. Provide leadership and support for collegiality, collaboration and diversity among the faculty. Participate in marketing, recruiting and advising students. Teach courses in the program as appropriate

REQUIREMENTS:

Hold a registered nurse licensure in Michigan. Earned master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and an earned doctorate in nursing or closely related field. Demonstrable knowledge of teaching-learning principles, curriculum design, revision, implementation and evaluation; experience with program development. Effective written and verbal communication abilities. A minimum of 5 years of teaching in a college/university environment. Administrative experience is desirable. Experience with Board of Nursing and accreditation processes is desirable. Experience with distance learning delivery is desirable. Collaborative leadership abilities are desirable. Demonstrated commitment to ensuring diversity and equity admission and hiring practices.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of 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. This position is classified as a benefit eligible exempt position. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  EOE

SUMMARY:

Provides the primary administrative support for the Social Sciences Division.  Provides general office support, answering the telephone, greeting visitors, screen incoming mail, performing meeting notification, room reservations, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides the primary administrative support of the Social Sciences Division.  Ensures effective operation of division office by responding to requests for information from prospective and current students as well as faculty and staff.  Acts as liaison with appropriate main campus offices. Uses CARS for scheduling division courses and rooms. Send routine correspondence to students. Coordinate book orders as needed, interfaces with bookstore and faculty, and order faculty desk copies as needed. Process and maintain files of requisitions and other orders. Assists with organizational management by gathering data, completing data analysis, and collaborating in the development of written reports, graphs, for the purpose of HLC, Michigan Department of Education, and National Accreditation needs. Collects forms for overload and adjunct contracts. Records and maintains division meeting minutes. Maintains data collection on student numbers. Maintains complete lists of students by programs and needed documentation for certification pathways. Maintain records and track needs for courses each semester. May be assigned to special projects, which may include but are not limited to commencement/graduation activities, information sessions, program and class scheduling. Participates in University committees as assigned and supports planning of the annual division banquet and other events. Supervises division work-study students. Helps maintains MySiena pages for the division programs. Performs basic clerical duties such as answering multiple phone lines, typing correspondence, and greeting of students. Fields phone calls for initial information on programs and keeps records of inquiries. Competency, with high rate of accuracy and efficiency, in computerized word-processing and data management; experience in spreadsheet and database programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook). Familiarity with on-line learning management systems, preferably Canvas. Ability to use and maintain variety of office machines, including computer, printer, fax, and copier; proficiency and accuracy in Internet usage. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal skills and phone presence.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality and respond to others with patience and tact. Must be punctual, dependable and able to work autonomously. Ability to react hospitably to others; friendly approach to all program customers. Must be able to cope with changing work priorities and pressures of deadlines. Other duties within scope of division’s responsibilities as defined by supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requires secretarial competency usually obtained from certificate in secretarial office management or related field or an associate degree. Requires minimum three – five years related work experience in a multi-function office, ideally in a higher education setting. Requires competency in skills related to office management. Must be able to demonstrate excellent skills using office suite software, voicemail and email. Requires exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  Requires ability to maintain a very high degree of confidentiality. Requires ability to oversee a variety of responsibilities, often adjusting priorities, and managing interpersonal relationship skills to establish effective working relationships. Ability to use and maintain a variety of office machines, including computer, printer/copier.  Proficiency in Internet usage. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of 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. This position is classified as part-time, non-exempt and is not eligible for fringe benefits. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

SUMMARY:
Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invites applications for the position of a part-time Public Safety Officer (i.e. 30 hours/week).  This position primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of the Siena Heights Community.  Dispatching, directing traffic, switchboard, desk operations, internal and external rounds, opening and closing rounds, parking rounds, stationary posts, escorts, emergency response, camera rounds, safety checks, fire alarm response, crown control and parking registration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works as a team member to maintain a safe campus, knows the procedures for opening rounds and closing rounds, works stationary posts when needed, performs safety rounds and safety checks, performs parking rounds, performs desk duties per department procedures, answers switchboard and security phones, dispatch duties as per department procedures, first response for emergency situations per proper protocol, responds to fire alarms on or off duty according to department policy, proficiency in departmental procedures for fire alarms and drills, attend a one-week training session in the fall, and any other training as requested, attend staff meetings as scheduled, performs crowd control when needed, takes complaints and reports, reports any criminal activities properly and promptly, proficient in camera operations and performs camera rounds according to current staff requirements, scheduling/checking in and out of University vehicles per procedures, and  follows the rules and regulations of Siena Heights University (as outlined in the Saints Guide and the Employee Handbook)

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent certification.  Prefer two years of post secondary education and/or prior management or supervisory experience.  Experience in law enforcement, security, or related field is desirable.  Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with others.  Position requires evening and weekend hours. Ability to keep calm in emergency or conditions where others are agitated.  First aid , CPR, and fire safety certificated. Must be able to take control of volatile situations

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter with salary requirements, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of 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 position is filled.  EOE

Siena Heights University, a Catholic, liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, has on-going job opportunities available for adjunct faculty members. The educational requirements for instructing undergraduate courses is a Master’s degree in a related area of study.

Instruction for graduate level courses requires a Ph.D. in a related area of study or at minimum, a Master’s degree with significant work experience in the related field. Responsibilities include developing and providing lectures; provide daily assignments, and evaluation of student’s academic progress. This is not an all inclusive list of positional responsibilities. Divisions will have access to all application materials and will contact qualified candidates as courses become available.     

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of professional references to shujobs@sienaheights.edu. In the subject line of the email, please reference if you are interested in instructing undergraduate or graduate level courses and your areas of expertise.

SUMMARY:

Responsible for cleaning, sanitation, and minor repairs to areas of responsibility, on the Adrian campus of Siena Heights University. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures. Clean, dust, and wipe furniture, sweep, mop or vacuum floors, empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers, replace light bulbs, and refill restroom dispensers. Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc. Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets. Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools, buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffer and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture. Wash walls and equipment, use ladders when required in areas of responsibility. Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.  Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks using hand operated tools or small power equipment. Move furniture, equipment, supplies and tools on an incidental basis. Wash accessible interior and exterior windows.  Clean blinds.  Launder cleaning rags and dust mops. Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following:  interpersonal skills, memory, and attention to detail, following directions both verbal and written, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing and innovation. Attend to emergencies when necessary. Attend safety meetings and other related meetings. Take classes as required in cleaning methods and techniques, new products, First Aid, CPR, AED, and working relationships when applicable. Handle recycling materials. Follow procedures for work orders in a prompt and efficient manner. Assist in the instruction and supervision of student and/or community service workers. Assist with inventory control. Safely operate all vehicles and other job-related equipment. Support and enforce all policies, university and governmental such as OSHA/MIOSHA rules. Perform related duties as required. Work overtime when necessary.

REQUIREMENTS:

Preferred High School Graduate or GED certificate.  Having at least 2 years of custodial or professional cleaning experience. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with team members, staff, and students. Must be able to meet the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Daily function requires regular standing, walking, handling objects, tools, or controls, reaching with hands and arms, talking, and hearing.  Frequently required climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.  Employees must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified candidates are invited to send their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, and a list of 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. This position is classified as full-time, benefit eligible non-exempt. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.