PeopleVision

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

____________________________________________

 

 

 

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

Posted 11-12-2020

 

Oak Arbor Church Montessori School 

Middle School Classroom Teacher

 

The Oak Arbor Church School is seeking applicants for a full-time middle school teaching position for the 2021-2022 academic school year.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful applicant will create a learning environment within the classroom by engaging students in learning about the Lord and how to be a useful member of society.  Responsibilities include teaching 7th & 8th grade students English language arts, history, science, mathematics, geography, drama, as well as facilitating independent study classes and organizing local and overnight field trips. The position also involves leading Monday and Friday morning classroom worship. The individual will be expected to work collaboratively with parents and other teachers, pursue professional development, and attend related meetings. No Montessori training is required to fulfill this position.

 

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Experience teaching the subjects stated above

Role model teaching young people 

Direct knowledge of New Church Education

Bachelor's degree preferably in education or a related field

Participation in the Oak Arbor Church community

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES: 

Experience working effectively with diverse populations of pre-teen learners 

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Good written and oral communication skills

Strong classroom management and interpersonal skills

Patience and flexibility

Knowledge of special education practices is beneficial

Desire to engage in professional development

 

To apply: 

For more information or to apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to Nathaniel Brock - nbrock@oakarbor.org by Friday, December 4th.

 

Posted 8-27-2020

 

Pittsburgh Part time position 2020-2021

 

The Pittsburgh New Church School is accepting applications for a part-time Orton-Gillingham language arts teaching position 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 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 and or special education. 2.) 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 candidates should send their resume and two references to the attention of Cyndi Glenn at the following e-mail address:  principal@pittsburghnewchurchschool.org

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled (possible deadline is September 10th)

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 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.

Posted 10-13-2020

 

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Bryn Athyn College

 

Bryn Athyn College sponsors 12 NCAA Division III athletic programs and is a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference. The College is accepting applications for a full-time, 10-month, Assistant Athletic Trainer. The position will begin 1/5/21 and report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.

 

The Assistant Athletic Trainer  will be expected to support the mission of Bryn Athyn College to enhance students’ civil, moral and spiritual life and enhance the focus of BAC Athletics to build a program that fosters commitment, sportsmanship, and charity.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing quality athletic training services for BAC student-athletes
  • Assist in the care of all student-athletes through practice and game coverage, injury prevention, evaluation, management, treatment of new and pre-existing injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the team Physician and Head Athletic Trainer
  • Act as a preceptor to student athletic trainers
  • Assist in the management of the athletic training room (inventory, scheduling, etc.)
  • Make referrals and interact regularly with team physicians and other health care consultants
  • Maintain comprehensive records of athletic injuries and treatments
  • Travel to away contests as requested by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Athletic Director
  • Other related administrative and committee duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited institution
  • NATABOC Certification
  • PA State Licensure or eligible
  • The candidate must be prepared to work nights, weekends, and early morning hours as needed

Preferred:

  • M.S. in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or related field
  • Experience in collegiate athletics setting beyond undergraduate clinical rotations

 

Submit a letter of introduction, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu

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.