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Current employment opportunities at the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools are available by visiting here.

Posted 3-2-2021

 

Custodian

 

Glencairn Museum is seeking applicants for Custodian. This part-time, hourly position ranges from 5 to 15 hours per week. The current opening is mostly for weekday shifts with occasional weekend work available. Due to ongoing health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic and because the health, safety, and wellbeing of our community (including visitors, volunteers, and staff) is paramount to Museum staff, Glencairn is open to the public in a more limited manner than usual. However, as the state of Pennsylvania continues to move to safely reopen businesses to the fullest extent possible, staff whose job responsibilities lend themselves to working on site are doing so. While on Glencairn property. staff follow published protocols developed according to state guidelines and restrictions, and somewhat limited work schedules. Likewise, custodial cleaning and disinfecting priorities, practices and schedules have been modified to follow these protocols.

 

The Custodian, reporting to Glencairn’s Operations Manager, ensures that Glencairn maintains a consistently clean, orderly, and welcoming appearance. All cleaning and maintaining of the building, furniture, floors, doors, and other furnishings and finishes must be done according to museum industry best practices. The Custodian assists the Operations Manager with event operations, including set-up, takedown, and with other Museum operations. Employees of Glencairn Museum are expected to uphold the mission, principles, and polices of the Academy of the New Church; support the mission of Glencairn Museum; and follow all Museum policies and guidelines.

 

Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Performing regular light and heavy cleaning.
  • Performing proper cleaning and maintaining of floors, doors, furniture, and other furnishings and finishes, etc. by consulting the Operations Manager and/or custodial procedural manuals to ensure the usage of museum best practice procedures.
  • Consulting weekly cleaning and work schedules, communicating with the Operations Manager as necessary, in carrying out custodial tasks.
  • Carrying out custodial tasks in compliance with OSHA and other government regulations
  • Carrying packages and deliveries weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Consulting events set-up manual containing floor plan diagrams (furniture placement, seating charts, etc.) for regular events; photographs of proper room set-ups and furniture placement (e.g. regular Great Hall furniture placement, weekend café, etc.); Museum best practice procedures for handling, moving, and storing furniture and rugs while assisting with proper furniture removal, set-up, takedown, and restoration of furniture for all events.
  • Serving as event staff as assigned by the Operations Manager (e.g. Annual Festivals, etc.); potentially assisting in-house cater with preparing and serving food for in-house catered events (e.g. Christmas Sing Concert after-party); setting up, taking down and picking up food for Tower lunches and other special events; setting up for week-end coffee, etc.

 

In addition to a regular weekly schedule, this position occasionally requires work on weekends and/or evenings throughout the year when Museum and rental events are scheduled. Required shifts outside of regular business hours may be balanced by a reduction in either the preceding or following week’s work schedule as approved by the Operations Manager. The flexibility to work these required evening and hours, and regular availability during the “Christmas at Glencairn” season (Thanksgiving until early January excluding Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas) is preferred.

 

Professional and Personal Qualifications:

 

  • Professional cleaning experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently; organized and attentive to detail; ability to consistently follow through on tasks.
  • Flexibility and ability to balance a variety of demands.
  • Ability to consistently follow custodial procedures and regulations.
  • Willingness and ability to follow direction.
  • Dependable, attentive, and accommodating while adhering to Museum policy at all times.
  • Willingness to be certified to drive the Glencairn Museum van.

 

Interested candidates have the option of submitting a cover letter and résumé if desired. However, providing two professional references by Friday, March 12, 2021 at the latest is required. Please send them to:

 

Peter Childs

Glencairn Museum

1001 Cathedral Road, P.O. Box 757

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

peter.childs@glencairnmuseum.org

 

Posted 2-17-2021

 

Kempton New Church School

Middle School and High School Science Teacher

 

Kempton New Church School is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time middle school and high school science teaching position for the 2021-22 academic school year.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Responsibilities could include teaching 7th and 8th grade earth science and human anatomy, 9th and 10th grade biology and introduction to physical science, and 11th and 12th grade chemistry, physics, and human anatomy. As Kempton New Church school is organized into two grade classrooms, these sciences are taught in alternating years. The successful applicant will engage students in learning about the sciences from the light of the Sacred Scripture and Heavenly Doctrines, while staying up to date on current scientific research and best practices for teaching the courses listed above. They will create a positive and orderly learning environment within the classroom. The individual will be expected to work collaboratively with parents.  

 

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in one of the hard sciences
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Belief in marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Baptized into the New Church
  • Member of the General Church
  • Ability to design, develop, implement and teach lesson plans to meet New Church religious learning objectives.
  • Ability to perform religious duties, including the teaching of New Church theology, and participate in religious activities with the students including chapel, chapel discussions, reading of the Word and Heavenly Doctrine and prayer.

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES:

 

  • Experience teaching the science courses listed above
  • Experience working effectively with diverse populations of learners
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong classroom management and interpersonal skills
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Knowledge of special education practices
  • Desire to engage in professional development

 

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 2 references to dale.smith@kncs.org

 

Address the cover letter to:

Dale Smith                            

Assistant Principal, Kempton New Church School

583 Hawk Mountain Road

PO Box 140

Kempton, PA 19529

Posted 2-15-2021

 

The New Church is a new Christianity dedicated to serving the Lord God Jesus Christ through commitment to His ways and service to others. At Olivet New Church and School we work to maintain a team environment with a close-knit community, aiming to uphold the philosophies of mutual support, respect, integrity and accountability.

 

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER [for second KG Classroom]

Full-Time, Commencing the 2021/2022 School Year

 

The purpose of this position is to Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, in providing well-balanced and organized activities to promote the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual development of all the Kindergarten children.

 

Key responsibilities and expectations:

  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, providing students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Teach skills and concepts consistent with the written curriculum of the Province of Ontario paired with Olivet’s curricular goals to promote academic, physical, emotional, social and spiritual development of all the children.
  • Establish and enforce classroom-level rules for behavior, policies and procedures
  • Implement Morning Worship
  • Adapt teaching methods to meet students' varying needs, learning styles and abilities
  • Observe, evaluate, and document children's performance, behaviour, social development, and physical health.
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Confer with parents/guardians, including report card comments/marking, and interviews
  • Ensure that the appropriate level curriculum is covered over the course of the year.
  • Manage the Kindergarten budget.
  • Attend school related events outside of regular school hours, such as music events, etc.
  • Coordinate with other Kindergarten Teacher for any combined events and activities
  • Duties beyond the preparation and teaching of the core courses include classroom management, assessments and report cards, weekly-monthly communication with parents, attendance records, dismissal, and conducting parent/teacher conferences
  • Other duties: Sharing of recess supervision, attendance at faculty meetings, attendance at August and June meetings, professional development meetings as applicable

 

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or ECE certification with a minimum 3 years’ experience
    working in a classroom setting and/or related work experience with children
  • Willingness to partake in ongoing professional development through the General Church Office of Education
  • Committed to the principals of New Church education
  • Good communication skills and patience
  • Energy and enthusiasm for the job
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with both children and parents/guardians

 

How To Apply: Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to Val Younan at val.younan@olivetnewchurch.org, by March 26, 2021. A current Police Reference Check will be required.

Posted 2-19-2021

 

 

Full-Time, 7/8th Grade Teacher

 

Washington New Church School (WNCS) is seeking applications for a teaching position in our 7/8th grade homeroom. This position will include duties in multiple different subjects as well as flexibility to share enrichment classes in other grade levels.

 

Responsibilities: The exact duties will be determined through a negotiation between the applicant’s interests, abilities and WNCS specific needs but they will be primarily focused in the 7/8th grade. Homeroom responsibilities include managing the classroom and taking primary responsibility for discipline and communication for all the students in the room.  

 

Personal and Professional Requirements:

  • Love of students
  • knowledge of New Church Educational principles
  • Baptized in the New Church
  • Active Participant in the Organized New Church
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers, parents and community groups
  • Commitment to marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Bachelors degree.

 

Helpful Experience and Skills

  • Conventional classroom teaching
  • Strong written, oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal/networking skills
  • Firm and friendly boundary setting and classroom management skills
  • Well organized with strong follow through
  • Experience with online social marketing

 

Please submit resumes and/or questions by May 31st, 2021 to: 

Brian Smith, Principal 

brian.smith@washnewchurch.org  

301-850-3029 (cell)

301-464-5602 (office)

11914 Chantilly Ln, Mitchellville, MD. 20721

 

Posted 1-21-2021

 

Part-Time “Floating” Teacher

 

Washington New Church School (WNCS) is seeking applications for a teaching position in our K-12 school. This position will include duties in multiple different subjects and grade levels. Floating positions can be challenging to manage but also a rewarding way to build relationships with students across the school and they are critical in helping us meet our changing staffing needs. This first-year “floating” position offers an opportunity for the candidate to become oriented to the many different duties in a small school; allowing him or her to develop skills and identify particular areas of love and interest to target in his/her career.

 

Responsibilities: The exact duties will be determined through a negotiation between the applicant’s interests, abilities and WNCS specific needs. Currently, some of our specific needs include: art, music and remedial support. However, even candidates without specific qualifications in these areas are encouraged to apply because we have flexibility about how to assign this role.

 

Personal and Professional Requirements:

  • Love of students
  • Knowledge of New Church Educational principles
  • Baptized in the New Church
  • Active Participant in the Organized New Church
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other teachers, parents and community groups
  • Commitment to marriage as defined in the Word and Heavenly Doctrines
  • Bachelors degree.

 

Helpful Experience and Skills

  • Conventional classroom teaching
  • Strong written, oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal/networking skills
  • Firm and friendly boundary setting and classroom management skills
  • Well organized with strong follow through

 

Please submit resumes and/or questions by Feb 15th, 2021 to: 

Brian Smith, Principal 

brian.smith@washnewchurch.org  

301-850-3029 (cell)

301-464-5602 (office)

11914 Chantilly Ln, Mitchellville, MD. 20721

Posted 1-13-2021

 

Full Time Teaching (2 positions available)

 

Pittsburgh New Church School is accepting applications for two full time teaching positions for the 2021-2022 school year. The successful applicants will be responsible to cover or assist in the teaching of core courses in the elementary grades five days a week. Additional duties include attendance at faculty meetings, designated school events and actively pursuing or completed additional training in dyslexia and related learning differences.

 

Minimum requirements for applicants are: 1) a commitment to teach content in light of the teachings of the New Church, 2) to teach from and about the principles of the New Church, and 3) Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in elementary education. Applicants with experience in special education preferred but not required. Training and certification in specialized reading instruction can be provided. We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys working with young children and would like to join a committed team of colleagues.

 

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to principal@pittsburghnewchurchschool.org or call (412) 731-0122   application deadline is March 1, 2021 or until the positions are filled

 

 

Postged 1-13-2021

 

 

Part-time Teacher or Teacher's Aid

 

The Pittsburgh New Church School is accepting applications for one part-time teacher or teacher's aid for the 2020-2021 school year. The successful applicant will be responsible to cover or assist in the teaching of language art courses including reading, writing, spelling and grammar instruction in the elementary grades (1-6) for approximately 3 hours each day, 5 days a week for a total of 15-20 hours per week.  Additional duties include attendance at weekly faculty meetings, student progress monitoring, report cards and assessments, as well as participation in designated school events.

 

Minimum requirements for applicants are: 1.) a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in elementary education  or special education. 2.) Willingness to complete extensive training or certification in an Orton-Gillingham based approach to reading 3.) teaching or tutoring experience. 4.) a willingness to teach content in light of the Christian teachings of the New Church. We are looking for a motivated individual who enjoys working with children in grades 1-6 and would like to join a committed team of colleagues.

 

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to principal@pittsburghnewchurchschool.org or call (412) 731-0122   application deadline is March 1, 2021 or until the positions are filled

 

 

Posted 11-18-2020

 

Engagement Coordinator, Part-Time (8-10 hours/week)

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

 

The General Church is currently seeking an part-time Engagement Coordinator to identify potential new members and them to become more involved in life of the Church.

 

Position Overview

Reporting to the Advancement Manager of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, and working in close coordination with the Director of Outreach, the Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for identifying, connecting with, and engaging potential new members of the General Church through a series of targeted communications and in coordination with related Church programs. This position will identify potential new members through various channels, including people who have previously been in contact with the Church, previous attendees and graduates of New Church schools and Bryn Athyn College, and community members who may be seeking a closer relationship with God. The Engagement Coordinator will then help potential new members to become involved in various Church programs and in the life of the General Church at the society or local level, and connect them to the General Church Outreach office.

 

This position requires a strong knowledge of communication platforms and techniques, religious outreach practices, program coordination, and community relations.

 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Communications or a related discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience in communications or program coordination/management
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing
  • Strong knowledge of social media standards and effective strategies for online communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

 

Posted 11-18-2020

 

Program Coordinator (PT, 30 hours/week)

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

 

The General Church is currently seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to support the General Church Outreach team in marketing and promotion efforts.

 

Position Overview

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Outreach, and working in close coordination with the Outreach Team, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for project coordination and management, managing vendors, and managing the online presence of the General Church's website, Grand Human Project platform, and online store. This will include content design and layout of various content to maximize impact in accordance with the platform on which it is published.

This position will also be responsible for coordination and planning of membership events and various administrative tasks. This position requires a strong knowledge of communication platforms and design techniques, program coordination and management proficiency, and a creative outlook.

 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Marketing, Communications or a related discipline
  • 1-3 years of experience in communications or program coordination/management
  • Demonstrated excellence in content design, writing and editing
  • Strong knowledge of social media standards and effective strategies for online communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

 

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

 

 

 

 

Posted 8-21-2020

 

Communications Manager

 

The General Church of the New Jerusalem exists to provide for the worship of the Lord Jesus Christ, the spreading of the truths of the New Church throughout the world, the promotion of a useful life of service to others, and the treatment of others with care and wisdom. Its headquarters are located in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, and it oversees dozens of congregations and elementary schools throughout the world. The General Church also works closely with its sister organizations, the Academy of the New Church and Bryn Athyn College to advance and deliver religious education and programs at all levels, from pre-school through college.

 

The General Church is currently seeking a Communications Manager to establish and oversee the organization's communications strategy.

 

Position Overview.

 

Reporting to the Advancement Director of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, the Communications Manager is responsible for establishing a communications strategy and methodology that will support ongoing, two-way communications among different constituents, including General Church leadership, congregational leaders and members, General Church employees, volunteers, and the broader public.

 

Specific objectives for this position include: (1) centralizing efforts to promote our organizational values and inform and influence key audiences on General Church teachings and life applications; (2) providing ongoing updates/information about General Church initiatives and the work of GC leadership to members and other stakeholders; (3) establishing effective feedback mechanisms to ensure ongoing two-way communications with GC leadership;(4) defining organizational best practices for communications and public relations and creating processes and tools to help congregations and other groups to communicate effectively while aligning with best practices.

 

This position requires a strong technical knowledge of communication platforms and techniques, including social media, video production, etc., as well as extensive strategic knowledge to define organizational best practices and identify when to apply different communications approaches based on audience preferences and situational needs.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Establish and oversee communication strategy: identify communication stakeholders; establish organizational best practices and protocols related to communications and public relations; work with senior leadership to define messaging around General Church values and teachings and ongoing communications related to GC initiatives; establish feedback channels for effective two-way communications; serve as a Change Leader to help guide employees and other stakeholders through organizational change.
  • Communications design and development: write and edit organizational communications; develop informational material targeted to specific stakeholders; design/develop website and social media postings; develop presentation slides and collateral materials, design/develop newsletters, mass emails, appeal letters and correspondence.
  • Budgeting and day-to-day management: define the annual budget related to communications and public relations for the General Church; work with congregations and other stakeholders to identify communications needs; centralize the communications budget and manage day-to-day operations.
  • Proofreading/editing and communications reviews: review communications materials and submissions for consistency in messaging and alignment to overall communications strategies, grammar, punctuation, and writing style.
  • Crisis Management: serve as the organizational lead in establishing crisis management protocols, identifying stakeholders, forming a crisis response team, training team members on crisis management protocols and public relations steps, formulating organizational responses to crises, and managing all aspects of communication related to crises.
  • Contribute as a member of the General Church leadership team

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Communications or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in increasingly responsible roles in corporate or non-profit communications
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing
  • Strong knowledge of social media standards and effective strategies for online communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn and promote belief in the teachings of the New Church
  • Comfortable working independently and in a team environment

 

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to:

Karen Stoeller

Director of Human Resources

General Church of the New Jerusalem

1120 Cathedral Drive

P.O. Box 813

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Karen.Stoeller@anc-gc.org

 

Posted 2-18-2021

 

Men’s Ice Hockey Coach

 

Bryn Athyn College seeks a Men’s Ice Hockey Coach to manage all administrative aspects of the College’s club hockey program, including team travel, scheduling of games and coordination of practice times with the ice hockey facility and men’s ice hockey team, to actively recruit qualified student athletes that meet academic standards and profile of the college, and to create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth resulting in overall success of student athletes. This is a year round, part-time position. Click on the following for details: https://brynathyn.edu/about/human-resources/employment-opportunities/ .  To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu by March 5, 2021.

 

 

Posted 2-11-2021

 

Assistant Director of Residence Life

 

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for the Asst Director of Residence Life. This is a 12-month, full-time position that has evening and weekend hours and requires living in an on-campus apartment provided by the College during the academic year. For 2-3 residence halls that house 100-150 students, responsibilities include: creating a first year experience and orientation program, managing the facility, enforcing policies, and creating an environment of academic achievement, personal development, wellness, and safety/security for our residential student population. This position also assists in the supervision and development of 2-3 part-time professional Residence Hall Managers, and 6-8 Resident Assistants. 

 

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 2-3 years of full-time college residence life experience (including staff supervision, crisis management, facilities management, policy enforcement, and community engagement). A relevant Master’s degree is preferred. Preference will be given to a female candidate to fill this role, and applicants must be supportive of the College’s mission and values.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Application deadline is March 31st, with the review of submitted materials to begin at that time.

 

Posted 2-5-2021

 

Dean of Faculty

 

The Dean of Faculty is 10-month (with some tasks in the summer) administrative, faculty-ranked position providing vision, oversight, and leadership for Faculty. It carries the equivalent of 4.0 work units. The position supports faculty development in light of New Church principles.

 

The Dean of Faculty serves on the following committees

  • President’s Cabinet
  • Faculty Handbook (chair)
  • Policy and Benefits Committee
  • President’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council
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Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions:


The Dean of Faculty is responsible for providing leadership to the faculty and keeping up with best practices in faculty mentoring, development, and evaluation.

  1. Collaborate with the Faculty Council Chair in matters pertaining to the faculty as a whole.
  2. Oversee faculty selection, orientation, reviews (including annual evaluations 2.5.1. and contract evaluations 2.5.2), and promotion processes that support high quality academic offerings.
  3. Prepare and issue employment contracts for all faculty positions
  4. Oversee faculty workloads.
  5. Collaborate with CAO and president on any terminations or dismissals for cause.
  6. Recommend sabbaticals and leaves of absence (for president’s approval).
  7. Co-chair (with CAO) meetings of the academic department chairs.
  8. Work with CAO and Chair the Faculty Handbook Committee to keep the Faculty Handbook current and effective.
  9. Approve professional development and faculty development requests and oversee professional development funds, with support from the director of faculty development.
  10. Appoint the director of faculty development, in consultation with the president.
  11. Oversee the Research Committee and Tenure and Promotion Committee.

 

Areas of Responsibility & Reporting:


The Dean of Faculty reports to the college president and is responsible for managing the faculty and leading the faculty as a whole. Positions or committees reporting directly to the Dean of Faculty are Faculty Development, Tenure and Promotion, and Research Committee. This post allows the dean to teach up to 6 courses per year.

 

Criteria & Qualifications


Doctorate or terminal degree in a liberal arts or related field. A record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship commensurate with that of a tenured professor required. Significant experience at the level of department chair, or above. Demonstrated ability to work productively with faculty to strengthen the institution.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information for three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.eduopens in a new window by February 26, 2021.

 

 

Posted 01-12-2021

 

English and Communications Faculty

 

The Language and Literature department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of English and Communications to begin July 1, 2021. This position is classified as percentage-time; the individual hired will carry a course load of 7 classes over an academic year that includes 3 terms.

 

We seek candidates with the following: 1) a passion for undergraduate liberal arts education, 2) experience with virtual learning platforms and pedagogies, 3) knowledge of a range of literary genres and time periods, 4) the ability to engage Generation Z in the educational environment, 5) commitment to communication skills (oral and written; face-to-face and online), and 6) enthusiasm for Bryn Athyn’s New Church mission, along with concrete ideas for how to enact the mission in the college classroom. A Masters in English, communications, or a related field is required; a PhD is preferred.

 

Minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates are invited to email a letter of application addressing the items above, CV, a list of three professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts when they are available, to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.

 

The application deadline is February 8, 2021. For more information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.edu.   

Posted 11-12-2020

 

Dean of Academics & Chief Academic Officer

 

Bryn Athyn College invites faculty to apply for the position of Dean of Academics and Chief Academic Officer (CAO), effective July 1, 2021. This is a 12-month administrative, faculty position serving as CAO for the College and providing vision, leadership, and direction for all academic programs to ensure program effectiveness, continuous improvement, and administrative oversight and accountability. The overarching goal of this position is to maximize students' spiritual, moral, and intellectual success at Bryn Athyn College in light of New Church principles. The CAO serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and on other committees and councils as appointed by the President.

 

The CAO is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered. The CAO also ensures that the curriculum appropriately reflects the mission of the college and that it is as current as possible regarding disciplines, delivery, and best practices.

 

The CAO reports to the College President. Positions reporting directly to the CAO include the academic department chairs, heads of majors, directors of graduate studies, and chairs of the Curriculum and Academic Policy and Core committees, along with the Registrar, Director of the Swedenborg Library, and personnel in international studies, course materials management, and college office operations. The CAO also oversees the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs who is responsible for managing student academic advising and support services, student academic action requests, and student academic performance/deficiencies.

 

This post allows the CAO to teach one course per term.

 

A doctorate or other terminal degree is required, as well as a record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship commensurate with rank of Associate or Full professor. Experienced assistant professors will also be considered.  Significant experience at the level of department chair or above, including experience in the development, assessment, and administration of curriculum, budget, personnel, strategic planning, and the use of technology in higher education is highly desirable, as is demonstrated extensive academic leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to formulate and articulate sound policies, and demonstrated ability to identify, resolve, and consult on a wide range of administrative and personnel issues with a clear sense of institutional needs and priorities. Strong organizational and management skills are also required.

 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, CV and list of professional references to college.iobs@brynathyn.edu by November 27, 2020.

Poseter 8-27-2020

 

Executive Assistant

 

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for a remote, part-time Executive Assistant to support the President and various cabinet members, to include the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Human Resources.  Scheduled hours will be 20 hrs/wk. Responsibilities may include answering/transferring calls and taking messages; scheduling appointments, interviews, and meetings; processing monthly credit card reconciliations; writing letters; scanning and filing confidential documents; processing bills; and creating/updating annual leases for College tenants. Qualifications include dependability; ability to work independently and remotely; calm, professional demeanor; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; proficiency with MS Office Suite (to include MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook email and calendar, and Excel); working knowledge of Teams and Zoom; proven customer service and communication skills; and comfort, confidentiality, and professionalism in interacting with guests, donors, students, alumni, trustees, and employees at all levels. Prior work experience in an educational environment preferred. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.