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Current Openings within the Academy, General Church, & Bryn Athyn College

We are pleased to announce a cross sharing affiliation with the New Church Career Network.

 

Job postings for New Church affiliated companies can be found at the New Church Career Network website. In addition to job postings, the New Church Career Network can connect you with professionals in your field of interest to provide mentorship, networking, or other career-related support.

 

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

Posted 11-1-2022

 

Extracurricular Activities Director

 Middle school sports are an opportunity for students to grow socially, develop skills, and compete in light of the New Church idea of harmony, concord, agreement, and working together in unity as a team. Athletic participation can offer students a wide variety of experiences, ranging from learning how to manage winning and losing, how to develop technical and social skills, along with leadership tenets, and self-discipline. Athletics support school spirit, learning, and skill development. Our dance program offers students a chance to explore the art of movement. Classes focus on the processes, collaboration and thinking skills involved in creating movement and making dances.

This is a part-time position reporting to the BACS principal.

 

Position Responsibilities:

~Reports to BACS principal and work collaboratively to ensure athletic goals align with our core values and mission.

~Hire, oversee, and evaluate all coaches of all teams and dance instructors; consulting with the principal as needed on hiring decisions.

~With administrative assistance, manage the onboarding, paperwork, and training for all coaches and dance teachers

~Submit and manage the yearly budget for the athletic program

~Design, purchase, distribute, clean, repair, and keep an inventory of all uniforms for all teams.

~Order and purchase all athletic equipment and keep a regular and accurate inventory of the school’s purchases.

~Ensure proper maintenance of all athletic equipment, facilities, fields, and courts, working in conjunction with the BACS administration.

~Communicate with school personnel, athletes and families regarding the details, schedules, and expectations and maintain needed paperwork collect participation fees and consent forms.

~Schedule all athletic events, organize transportation, and hire officials.

~Hire dance teachers and oversee budget and materials.

~Support communication with entities for use of facilities for classes and performances.

 

Education and Experience:

~Direct knowledge of New Church Education

~ Experience with hiring processes

~ Experience coaching

~ Bachelor’s degree, preferably in physical education

~ Certified in CPR and first aid

 

Preferred characteristics

§ Willingness to work with a diverse population of learners

§ Strong organizational skills

§ Knowledge of soccer, field hockey, wrestling, basketball, and lacrosse

§ Experience caring for athletic equipment

§ Good communication skills including written expression and oral communication

§ Strong interpersonal skills

 

Please email Kiri.Rogers@bacs.org with resume and letter of interest by 11/15/22.

 

Posted 10-10-2022

 

Accountant

 

The Academy of the New Church (ANC) is conducting a search for an Accountant for the Finance Department.  This position reports to the Assistant Controller for ANC.

 

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Corporate Credit Cards
  • Contribution Processing
  • Petty Cash
  • Other related functions and customer support related to the above.

The ideal candidate will be detailed oriented and an effective communicator. Knowledge of basic accounting principles and internal controls along with a strong skill set in MS Office, particularly EXCEL is required.  Position will require individual to maintain appropriate confidentiality.

 

Education/Experience

  • At least 2 years of accounting work experience, OR
  • At least 12 credits of college-level accounting coursework.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Apply for Bookkeeper using the link below:

 

Posted 6-8-2022

 

Bryn Athyn College of the New Church Presidential Search

 

Bryn Athyn College is seeking applicants for the position of President. The President is the chief executive officer of the school, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees which is chaired by the Chancellor, and has responsibility for and oversight of all campus administration, faculty, and students. More specifically, the President of Bryn Athyn College is responsible for: 

 

  • leading the school toward the achievement of its Charter purposes,
  • leading the implementation of the strategic plan,
  • working collaboratively with key stakeholders, such as the Board of Trustees, Academy Corporation, administrators, Faculty Council, students, Alumni Association, and other divisions of the Academy,
  • developing the college's assets and seeking new ones.

Currently reporting to the President are the Dean of the Theological School, the Dean of Academics, the Dean of Faculty, the Dean of Student Life, the Chief Financial Officer, the VP of Enrollment Management, and the Director of Institutional Advancement.

Bryn Athyn College currently offers the following undergraduate majors: Biology, Business, Early Childhood and Special Education, English, Human Society, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, and Religion. Its graduate degrees are the Master of Divinity Master of Arts in Religious Studies, and a Master of Science in Special Education. Eighty-five percent of students in a major graduate, and the general graduation rate continues to increase as more students see the college as their four-year degree school. While presently at 250 students, enrollment is expected to increase to 400.

As stated in the institution’s by-laws, the successful candidate will be a member of the General Church of the New Jerusalem. Thus, the college seeks a candidate who loves both the New Church and liberal arts education. Professional experience in academia and a graduate degree are preferred, but the position is open to candidates with other backgrounds.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae by September 15, 2022.

Nominations, application materials, and inquiries should be addressed to:

Bryn Athyn College Presidential Search Committee

Attention: Chancellor Peter Buss, Jr.

P.O. Box 743

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

Peter.Buss.Jr@newchurch.org

267-502-4918

Posted 6-16-2022

 

Bryn Athyn Cathedral Curator Job Description                             

 

Curator is the person in charge of the safety and security of the Cathedral.  Shifts are evenings after working hours, Saturdays, and Sundays as needed, and special events such as Landmarks in Lights, 19th of June picnic, pageant & Cathedral Lighting, General Church Retreat, weddings, memorial services, and special worship services, i.e., Senior Blessing Service, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Organ Vespers, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day.

 

Security

  • Open/Close Cathedral according to protocol.
  • Be aware of who is in the building at all times.
  • Be aware of activities on the grounds when possible. Enforce rules and photography policy.
  • After visiting hours, only open for people attending meetings such as Choir practice, wedding consulting, organ practice, special events. Do not let anyone in who does not need to be here.
  • Know what to do in the event of an emergency: alarm goes off, guest needs medical attention etc.

Visitor Relations

  • Greet guests/help them with needs
  • Process Bookroom Sales
  • Answer phone calls – retrieve messages and leave them in Julia’s box
  • Use appropriate outdoor signage for your shift

Custodial Duties

  • Tidy furniture in Social Hall. Sweep/vacuum Social Hall, Vestibule if necessary before leaving so it is ready to receive visitors and Church Services/Events in the morning.
  • Light cleaning, i.e., sweeping away leaves and debris around doorways and the Cloister.
  • Collect trash each night – in every room and basement floral room
  • Change lightbulbs as necessary and check the digital clock in the Nave for accuracy

If interested please contact julia.schmucker@brynathynchurch.org or call 215-947-0266, ext. 4600

 

 

 

 

Posted 5-25-2022

 

General Church Education

Contract Illustrator/Artist

General Church Education is seeking a contract/project-based artist to illustrate stories from the Word. The illustrations will be published in a hard cover book of stories from the Word. The position is project-based, and entails researching historical garments and landscape elements relevant to each story and creating illustrations to highlight key aspects of each story.

 

The position requires an openness to direction and oversight by General Church Education staff and the project sponsor, as well as flexibility to incorporate requested changes to artwork.

This position will be established as an independent contractor and not an employee of the General Church. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and ability.

 

Interested candidates should send samples of your work that include human figures and faces, along with a cover letter and suggested contract rate (hourly or deliverable-based). Please send responses by September 15, 2022 to:

 

Rachel Glenn, Coordinator of Religious Educational Programs

267-502-4959 - rachel.glenn@newchurch.org

 

General Church Education

1100 Cathedral Road - P.O. Box 743

Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 USA

 

Posted 5-22-2022

 

Part-Time Assitant Teacher

 

Part-time assistant teacher for Wonder Garden program for preschoolers and Kindergartners for 2022-2023 school year.

 

The Bryn Athyn Church Preschool oversees an afternoon program for preschoolers and Kindergartners. Hours are 12:00 noon until 2:30 or 3:00 PM, Monday-Thursday during the school year.

 

This is a great opportunity for Ed students who are looking for experience as well as someone who has a background with children who might be looking for a part-time job. College degree preferred but not mandatory.

Contact Joanne Hamilton: joanne.hamilton@bacs.org. 215.239.5153

 

Posted 11-10-2022

 

Men’s Assistant Volleyball Coach

Bryn Athyn College is looking for a Men’s Assistant Volleyball Coach to join our athletic program.  The successful candidate will work with the Head Men’s Volleyball Coach, providing skilled instruction and leadership to the athletes of the program.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the coach in the daily operations of the program
  • Identify and recruit qualified students
  • Supervise practices and games, ensuring player development
  • Assist in arranging team travel, operations, and scheduling
  • Participate in campus and departmental activities as needed
  • Provide reliable opponent analysis in preparation for games
  • Work with athletic trainer regarding player injuries

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 years of previous volleyball coaching experience (preferably at the college-level)
  • Knowledge of NCAA policies and procedures
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license

 

Apply

To be considered for this position please send your most recent resume to hr@brynathyn.edu

 

Posted 10-28-2022

 

TITLE:                                  Helpdesk Technician

STATUS:                               Full-Time Staff / Non-Exempt (40 hrs/wk)

BENEFITS:                           Medical & 403(b) Investment

REPORTS TO:                     Director of Network Services

           


Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Network Services, the Helpdesk Technician is responsible for supporting and providing remote and on-site hardware and application support to Bryn Athyn College, Shared Services and General Church IT.

 

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions

 

  • Help create, update and maintain systems that support the primary functions of the Helpdesk (database tracking, purchasing, preventative maintenance procedures, policies, etc.). 
  • Help train new students and provide support for existing students. 
  • Provide first level and on-site hardware and network connectivity support for all campus standard computers. 
  • Provide remote and on-site software support for all campus standard applications, including Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet Explorer, and Outlook.  May include installations.
  • Perform new computer installations.
  • Provide occasional training sessions on supported applications.
  • Use ticketing database to track incidents and labor for all HelpDesk requests.

 

Line of Reports

The Helpdesk Technician reports directly to the Director of Network Services. The Helpdesk Technician will help supervise the Student Employment Program Helpdesk Techs.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 year experience providing end-user phone support for current PC desktop and application software OR one year installing, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing personal computers in a network environment.
  • An associate’s degree or certification in computer technology or a related field.
  • The ability to exhibit interpersonal/customer service skills in person and via telephone.
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and provide a proactive and resourceful approach to problem resolution and strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional follow-through skills regarding problems to resolution, and or escalation.

 

Technical Skills Required:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite or MAC platforms
  • Proficiency with desktop operating systems, various software applications and PC basic hardware

 

Environmental Conditions:

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: ability to sit for prolonged period s of time in front of a computer, lifting heavy equipment (up to 50lbs. unassisted), bending, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 75% sitting, 10% walking, and 15% standing.

This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy office environment.

 

Please send materials to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive. 

 

Posted 6-7-2022

 

Adjunct in African American History
 

Bryn Athyn College seeks a part-time/adjunct instructor to teach one section of African American History for the Spring 2023 term, March 8, 2023 – May 23, 2023. This is a one-term appointment with the possibility of renewal. The ideal candidate will have expertise in African American History and African American Culture.

 

Qualifications: MA in US History, African American Studies or closely related field and experience teaching at the college/university level. PhD preferred.

 

Application materials: A complete application includes a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualification and interest in the position, CV, and names and contact information of three professional references. To apply: Please send materials to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive. 

 

About Bryn Athyn College: Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. Bryn Athyn serves as an intellectual center for all who desire to engage in higher education enriched, guided, and structured by the study of the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. We seek applicants who are supportive of the College’s mission and values. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.edu.