The Saint Vincent College Office of Human Resources is a service department dedicated to providing timely, effective, high quality development and administration of policies and programs which support all members of the College community and the achievement of the College's mission.

Choose from the headings below to view current position openings and their descriptions.

Executive Administration

Currently there are no openings.

Faculty

  • Assistant Professor in Criminology, Law and Society

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor for the program in Criminology, Law and Society.

    Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Criminology (ABD near completion will be considered) or comparable terminal degree with appropriate academic or career experience. Successful college teaching experience and commitment to continuing scholarly activity is preferred, or applicants must have evidence of potential for college teaching excellence and research productivity. Those applicants with a record of research and teaching in Introduction to Criminology, Policing and/or Statistics will be given priority consideration. Eligibility for Pennsylvania Act 151 (child abuse) and 34 (criminal record) or FBI clearances must be established prior to employment.

    Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, pursuing professional developing activities, and contributing to the department with a strong vision. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students. Additional tasks will include assisting in administrative oversight of the major, curriculum development, scheduling of course offerings, academic and career advising of students, and establishing liaisons with agencies in the area to assist the students in securing internships, employment, and graduate school opportunities. Candidates are also expected to contribute service to campus and community.

    About Us: Founded in 1846, Saint Vincent College is an independent, Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh. The mission of the college is “to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education for men and women to enable them to integrate their professional aims with the broader purposes of human life.” The programs, activities, and encounters that make up student life at Saint Vincent College encourage the intellectual gifts, professional attitudes, and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously. The College awards the baccalaureate degree in more than 50 major programs in business administration, computing, fine arts, humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences, and offers seven master’s degree programs to 1,800 undergraduate students. As an indication of its success, the College has been chosen to appear in each of the nine editions of Barron’s Best Buys in College Education.

    The Criminology, Law, and Society program was begun in the Fall of 2011. Since that time, it has grown to become one of the most popular majors on campus. Currently, approximately 90 students have chosen it as a major. A number of recent graduates have matriculated to law schools and graduate schools, and many hold positions in various law enforcement agencies. The program is pleased to welcome its first cohort of graduate students in the Fall of 2017. The Master of Science in Criminology program will offer a challenging curriculum that will prepare candidates to become leaders and innovators in the system dedicated to the just enforcement of the criminal laws of the Commonwealth and the United States. With an emphasis on theory, research, and ethics, the Program will focus the students on the key issues facing the criminal justice system today and in the future.

    To apply: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2017. This position will be open until filled. Address all items to:

    Human Resources Director
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690

    Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: employment@stvincent.edu

     

  • Endowed Professor in Business Ethics

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College, McKenna School: This position requires the successful candidate to have a record of scholarship in Catholic Social Thought with the ability to integrate these teachings in business ethics curriculum and demonstrate how these principles provide an effective foundation for the practice of business and the benefit of the common good. Evidence of effective teaching and a PhD in Economics or Business from an AACSP accredited university is required. Duties will include teaching 6 courses per year (at least 2 in business ethics), maintaining scholarly activity, and providing service to students.

    Saint Vincent College is a Catholic, Benedictine college of the liberal arts and sciences with 1600 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students.  It is located thirty-five miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains.  


Family Leave Policy

Saint Vincent supports faculty families with flexible family leave and disability policies. Any faculty member welcoming a new child into his or her household (including adoptive parents) is eligible for a two-week parental leave at full pay. This parental leave supplements disability leave granted for pregnancy. New full-time faculty are eligible for either 8 weeks of disability leave or the remaining number of weeks of the semester in which a disability occurs, whichever is longer, at full pay. Depending upon length of service, the disability plan provisions generously provide for pay at varying percentages for up to 26 weeks. Faculty who are new parents may also request an extension of the tenure probationary period, under the provisions of the faculty handbook. Saint Vincent is also willing to provide reasonable accommodations to allow a faculty member to fulfill their contractual duties without the need for leave or, if leave is necessary, to assist the college in arranging appropriate coverage during their absence. Please see here for detailed explanations of these policies.

Staff

  • Academic Affairs, Advisor, Part-time

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Academic Affairs Advisor, under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Retention, provides academic advising services to disability students, transfer students, academic alert students, Opportunity students, probationary students and other students from at-risk populations.  The Academic Affairs Advisor assists the Director of Academic Accommodations by managing the note-taker program, proctoring exams for students who receive academic accommodations and coordinating assistive technology needs.

    Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree Preferred. 

  • Electrician

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for an Electrician.  This position will be responsible for providing electrician duties to include maintenance of electrical systems, repair or replace wiring, electrical devices, motors, ballasts, interior and exterior lighting, and equipment.  Maintain electrical systems and equipment in good repair and working order.  Coordinate and work with outside contractors for special projects and repairs.  Including electrical work for renovations and remodel projects.  Must be able to work with a diverse group of department heads such as Archabbot, Prior, faculty department heads, students, tradesman, contractors, vendors and custodians.

    Education:   High school diploma or GED.   Graduate from vocational technical school with specialized training in commercial wiring, motor controls and related items.  

    Knowledge of hand tools and wiring practices.  Good mechanical and troubleshooting skills.  Ability to read and interpret blue prints is necessary.  Thorough knowledge of codes pertaining to maintenance and installation of electrical systems.

    Journeyman License preferred.

    Experience:  Minimum five years related experience in the electrical trade is required.  Maintenance experience preferred.

    Essential Duties:

    1. Install, service, repair and replace electrical switches, receptacles, fuses, breakers and related items.
    2. Install, service, repair and replace office and dorm lights, site lights.
    3. Install, service, repair and replace service distribution equipment up to 600 V.
    4. Perform preventative maintenance on all electrical equipment, lighting, and service distribution equipment.
    5. Inspect, plan, program, and implement the preventative maintenance electrical program of the campus and other facilities.
    6. Install, service, repair and replace food preparation equipment.
    7. Inspect and test motors, circuits, equipment, appliances, lighting, etc.   Make repairs as required.
    8. Perform electrical work for new installations, including wiring, lighting, equipment, motors, and service distribution.
    9. Perform all work in accordance with best practice and in conformance to electrical and building code.
    10. Perform wiring and repair of fire and smoke detection devices.
    11. Provide prompt response to daily work orders, fill out completed work orders.
    12. Perform inspection and monitoring of electrical systems and equipment for possible breakdown or hazardous conditions.  Diagnose electrical problems and make repairs.
    13. Perform elevator control resets and assessment for repairs.
    14. Provide setup support for events by providing temporary electrical panels and wiring.
    15. Report material usage and costs of purchases.
    16. Record and notify supervisor of need for major repairs.  Report to supervisor of need to eliminate safety hazards.
    17. Perform wiring and repairing controlling devices for motors, equipment and operators.
    18. Possess the ability to establish priorities of work to be performed and work independently.
    19. Purchase materials as needed within purchase and budget guidelines.  Develop budget needs through facilities inspections.  Develop capital needs and deferred maintenance project lists.
    20. Review plans and specifications of proposed new construction and advise of changes needed.
    21. Subject to being on-call, work weekends and nights as needed to complete scheduled or emergency work.
    22.  Perform other related duties as assigned.


    Other Duties:

    1. Daily interaction with students, faculty, staff, department heads, vice presidents, department directors and others.
    2. Meet weekly with Director of Facilities to discuss work schedule, trades needs, and event scheduling.
    3. Work with outside contractors and vendors.
    4. Work with other trades to complete projects, moves, events, renovations and remodels.

     
    Special Challenges and Environment:

    1. Must understand and direct how to follow safety precautions and procedures both verbal and written.
    2. Required to occasionally lift and /or manipulate heavy objects.
    3. Required to coordinate efforts between custodial and construction staff, self-performed work and with outside contractors or vendors.
    4. Operate power equipment related to trades work such as saws and drills.
    5. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements of dirt, biohazards, dust, temperature, fumes, high voltage, noise, odors.
    6. Must be able to perform work requiring considerable physical activity including lifting, pulling, pushing objects weighing up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to climb ladders and stairs and stand for long periods of time.
    7. Environment may involve some exposure to hazards, such as chemicals, and physical risks that are mitigated by and require following safety rules and precautions.  Must understand and follow MSDS product sheet instructions.
    8. Must be able to adjust to continual changes while planning and finishing work tasks assigned.
  • Advancement Coordinator
    (Deadline to apply: August 18, 2017)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for an Advancement Coordinator.  This position will be responsible for providing general office, clerical and administrative support for the Institutional Advancement Department

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: A high school or college degree

    Experience: Experience in a professional office environment requiring demonstrated competence in word processing, spreadsheet preparation, data base development, record keeping, file maintenance, computer applications, information management, written and verbal communication and interpersonal relations.  Work experience with public, or customer interaction is a plus.

     Essential duties:

    1. Prepares a variety of documents such as correspondence, reports, manuscripts, proposals, tables, forms and lists. Formats documents according to specifications using standard computer applications. Verifies for completeness and proofreads for accuracy, grammar and spelling. Composes and coordinates routine correspondence.
    2. Performs data entry to update records on computerized information systems.  Produces lists and reports using appropriate computer applications and programs.  Keeps up to date with and implements standard computer applications.
    3. Maintains supervisors' schedule, sets appointments, organizes schedule according to established priorities and reminds supervisor of appointments.
    4. Completes and files forms related to the department. Verifies accuracy and completeness of information on accounting, administrative and related documents and makes necessary corrections where appropriate. Works within clearly defined guidelines and procedures. Consults supervisor on non-routine issues.
    5. Helps coordinate office objectives by obtaining, compiling and providing accurate information and reports by consulting relevant documentation and contacting appropriate personnel.
    6. Greets visitors, responds to general inquiries and provides referrals to appropriate resource.  Receives, screens, directs and makes telephone calls and takes and relays messages. Arranges meetings and contacts participants concerning time, place, purpose and preparation for meetings.


    Other duties:

    1. As requested, schedules travel and makes travel arrangements.
    2. Attends meetings for the purpose of taking notes and preparing and distributing minutes.
    3. Carries out routine administrative tasks such as taking inventory of, and ordering, office supplies, ordering and returning merchandise, reserves meeting rooms, books equipment and other services and makes changes when requested or as necessary.
    4. Performs various other office functions such as sorting, filing and retrieving files or documents, photocopying and assembling documents, posting notices, and receiving, distributing, addressing and sending mail. 
    5. Other duties as assigned.


    Special challenges and environment:

    Performs in a standard office environment.
    Occasional pressure due to deadlines and non-standard reporting or scheduling requirements.
    Supervise the work of Work Study Student(s).

  • Gift Processor
    (Deadline to apply: August 18, 2017)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for a Gift Processor.  This position will be responsible for the daily processing and reporting of all pledges and gifts received; serves as the liaison with the business office for gift deposits; ensures the adherence of federal charitable giving regulations; ensures the timely processing of gift acknowledgements and receipts; and maintains records for donor recognition publications and displays.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:  Bachelor’s Degree or specialized training in a related field. 

    Experience: Minimum 3 years experience of relevant business related experience working with the public.

    Skills and Knowledge:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Proficiency with fundraising systems and databases.
    • General accounting knowledge.
    • Knowledge with CASE and FASB gift processing and reporting standards, as well as pertinent Internal Revenue Service charitable giving regulations.
    • Strong organizational, communication and analytical skills.
    • Prior high volume financial and biographical record processing experience.
    • High degree of attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to understand and follow directions.
    • Ability to organize own work, set priorities, adjust to peak periods in the workflow and complete assignments independently.
    • Flexibility to perform daily recurring tasks while at the same time working on various longer-term departmental projects.
    • Ability to interact effectively with College staff and constituency.
    • Sensitivity, good judgment and the ability to handle highly confidential material and information.


    Essential duties:

    1. Follow and maintain business standards and procedures for efficient and safe gift processing and acknowledgement and make recommendations for improvement.
    2. Data entry of all gifts and pledges received, including the posting of pledges and gifts to donor account records.
    3. Receive and deposit all gifts to Saint Vincent College.
    4. Post pledges and gifts to donors’ account records.
    5. Work with Assistant Director of Donor Relations to produce gift receipts and acknowledgements within 24-48 hours of receipt.
    6. Reconcile daily deposits and receipts.
    7. Prepare reports as required.
    8. Provide reports to department chairs of receipted gifts as appropriate.
    9. Work with Institutional Advancement Team to compose and mail correspondence in response to requests.
    10. Ensure accuracy and integrity of gift data through daily, monthly and annual audits.
    11. Liaison with auditors as required.
    12. Follow all policies, procedures and industry standard practices related to gift acceptance and processing.
    13. Maintain biographic records as required and directed.


    Special challenges and environment:
    Particular attention to detail is required to accurately record pledge and gift amounts, designations and payment schedules since data is used for budget forecasting and progress reports. Gifts should be processed with 24-48 hours of being received by the College, which results in a receipt/thank you acknowledgement letter.  Gift acknowledgement letters serve as tax receipts for donors.  Periods of high volume – start of Phonathon, end of year giving – require the processing of payments and sending of acknowledgements in a timely manner.

  • Lifeguard

    (Deadline to Apply: July 11, 2017)

    The Athletic Department at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a part-time Lifeguard.  This position is responsible for providing safety in the pool area.  Required Qualifications:  Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguarding and First Aide Certifications, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

  • Cheerleading Coach
    (Deadline to apply: July 6, 2017)

    Student Affairs currently has a part-time position open for a Cheerleading Coach.  The cheerleading coach is responsible for coaching club members and promoting proper cheerleading techniques to prepare the squad for events.  The position motivates cheerleaders to develop an appreciation for the sport.  The coach is to work cooperatively with club officers so that the club maintains its basis of a student-run organization.  Position will pay a stipend of $1,250.00 per year.  Education:  Bachelor’s degree required. Previous successful coaching experience in the sport of Cheerleading. Fundraising experience. Must have a strong dedication to the success of a student athlete both academically and athletically. A commitment to uphold the mission and values of a strong, liberal arts, Benedictine education.  

  • Part-time Public Safety Officer

    (Deadline to apply: Until filled)

    The Public Safety Department at Saint Vincent College currently has a part-time opening for a Public Safety Officer. This position will provide law enforcement and security services to the Saint Vincent community and has exciting opportunities for security and police personnel who are highly motivated and conscientious. At least one year experience in law enforcement or security is required. Some college credits desirable. PA Act 235 (Lethal Weapons Training Academy) required or Pennsylvania Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy) or equivalent. Strong communication skills, good physical condition, ability to remain calm under stressful conditions, knowledge of computer applications, CPR/AED/First Aid, ASP Baton and OC Spray certifications are highly desirable. A valid PA driver’s license is a requirement.

Adjunct

  • Adjunct Professor - Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing

    Deadline to apply: Continuous

    The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing at Saint Vincent College is seeking part time faculty applications for Spring semester 2017. Specific needs are in Exercise Physiology and also in Control Theory (Engineering). Candidates may also submit applications for possible future needs in day and/or evening courses in the School. Subjects include: Astronomy, Computer Science and Information Technology, Geology, GIS, Introductory Biology, Cell Biology, Introductory Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Introductory Environmental Science, Earth System Science, Engineering, Engineering Graphics - including AutoCad, Mathematics and Physics. Possible needs may occur in lecture and/or lab sections depending on the discipline.

    The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing offers undergraduate and graduate students a rigorous, integrated curriculum grounded in the founding principles of the Catholic and Benedictine tradition. These principles create an environment for study characterized by mutual respect, personal attention, and open dialogue. The School emphasizes creative and logical problem solving, active learning, opportunities for research and co-curricular activities that stimulate personal growth and intellectual development that enable graduates to pursue careers in their chosen disciplines and contribute to the advancement of these fields of study.

    About Us: Founded in 1846, Saint Vincent College is an independent, Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, approximately 40 miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a pleasant suburban/rural environment near the foothills of the Laurel Mountains. The mission of the College is "to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education for men and women to enable them to integrate their professional aims with the broader purposes of human life." The programs, activities, and encounters that make up student life at Saint Vincent College encourage the intellectual gifts, professional aptitudes, and personal aspirations of students to mature harmoniously. The College awards the baccalaureate degree in more than 50 major programs in business administration, computing, engineering,fine arts, humanities, mathematics, natural and physical sciences and social sciences, and offers six masters degree programs to 1,600 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. As an indication of its success, the College has been chosen to appear in each of the nine editions of Barron's Best Buys in College Education.

    Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.

    This position requires the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of the College as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts and sciences institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Hiring is contingent on proof of eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of a background check and clearances among other requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in the discipline or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Experience teaching college level courses in the discipline is preferred.

    To apply: Interested persons should submit a cover letter with current vita and a copy of unofficial graduate level transcripts.

    Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: boyerschool@email.stvincent.edu 

    Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing
    Saint Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
     

To Apply: Please submit a complete set including: a cover letter, resume and three references to:

Office of Human Resources Director 
Saint Vincent College
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, PA 15650

Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to: employment@stvincent.edu 


All positions require the incumbent to be able to fully embrace the unique mission and identity of the College as a Catholic, Benedictine liberal arts institution. Saint Vincent College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. EOE 

PLEASE NOTE: Background checks will be performed on all new faculty, staff and adjunct positions. Employment is conditional upon satisfactory background checks and clearances.