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.

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Executive Administration

  • Currently there are no openings.

Faculty

  • Assistant Professor of Engineering

    (Deadline to apply:  (Oct. 15, 2019)

    The Department of Engineering at Saint Vincent College invites applications for multiple full-time, tenure-track assistant professor positions beginning in August 2020. The Department of Engineering offers two different degree option for students. One is a Bachelor of Science program in Engineering with concentrations in Chemical, Environmental, Materials and Mechanical Engineering. The other is a 3:2 program in Engineering in partnership with affiliate institutions. Students in the 3:2 program spend the first three years at Saint Vincent College engaged in math, science, general engineering and liberal arts core classes and the final two years at a partner institution pursuing an engineering degree in a specific discipline.

    We are seeking outstanding candidates who are committed to building an innovative undergraduate teaching and research program that furthers the mission of the department and the college. Candidates should be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, can build positive relationships with colleagues and students and have a commitment to continuing scholarly activity. The successful candidate will teach introductory, intermediate and advanced courses that support both engineering programs, supervise student capstone projects, advise engineering majors and develop an active research program that engages undergraduate students. The standard teaching load is 24 credit hours per year. The teaching load during the probationary (pre-tenure) period is 21 credit hours per year. Service to the department and college is expected, and excellent communication skills are required.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D. in engineering or a related discipline. To ensure full consideration, a complete application should be received by Oct. 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin on Oct. 16, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate transcripts and three letters of reference. The teaching philosophy statement must address how innovative pedagogical methods will be incorporated into classroom teaching. In addition, candidates must address how the mission of the department and the college will be furthered through both teaching and research.

    All applications should be submitted to our Human Resource Department. Electronic submissions to employment@stvincent.edu are preferred. Otherwise, applications can be sent to

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

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

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

  • Powerhouse Fireman
    (Deadline to apply:  Until filled)

    Saint Vincent College seeks applications for Powerhouse Fireman in Facilities Maintenance Office.  This is a full-time position.  This position will perform steam plant duties to include maintenance of 2 tri-fired boilers including all water pumping equipment, blowers, coal feeding systems and exhaust systems, main steam line and condensate return systems. Must be able to work with a diverse group of dept. heads such as Archabbot, Prior, faculty dept heads, students, tradesmen, outside contractors and vendors, and custodians.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education:  High School Diploma or GED

    Fifth Class Engineer, National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers, Inc. (NIULPE, Inc.) preferred.

    Experience:

    Knowledge of basic steam/boiler plants and distribution systems with 1-3 years of hands-on experience preferred.

    Knowledge of basic electrical systems and wiring principles, plumbing systems.

    Knowledgeable in occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade, building and facilities maintenance, safety and awareness of security issues.

    Essential duties:

    1. Under direct supervision and prior to the start of heating season, ensure that the steam plant system equipment is inspected, tested and ready for operation.
    2. Monitor the boiler systems to ensure they are in proper operating condition.Ensure that proper operating levels of all fluids and steam are maintained.
    3. Operate plant boilers with tasks that include ash removal, boiler regulating during operations, blow downs and clean outs, minor repairs during shifts and daily maintenance of operations.
    4. Check automatic feed and temperature controls to see that they are in proper operating condition, including chemical feed systems.
    5. Analyze cause of trouble in the event of emergency or breakdown and report to Supervisor. Assist in repair or see that repairs are made. Assist in diagnosing malfunctions in equipment, systems and machinery.
    6. Keep Powerhouse and related equipment clean and orderly
    7. Ensure the Powerhouse operates in a manner to ensure minimum environmental impact.
    8. Perform duties from written work orders. Maintain time and work records.
    9. Responsible for performing routine, preventive and corrective maintenance tasks necessary to ensure the continuous safe and efficient operation of the equipment and related systems, both inside and outside the facility.
    10. Responsible for taking readings and maintaining operating and maintenance logbooks as required and assigned; creating reports and accumulating other information necessary for production reports and record keeping.
    11. Under supervision perform water quality test and application of required chemicals.
    12. Must be able to read, understand and interpret blueprints and schematics; have the ability to converse in technical terms with engineers, technicians, and mechanics.Must be able to follow written instructions.
    13. Must be able and willing to work any ship, or a rotating shift, of which shifts schedules may vary and/or be adjusted long or short term to accommodate plant operational or maintenance functions. Powerhouse operates and is manned on a 24/7 basis.
    14. Must be able to accept responsibility, work well independently or as an integral team member. Must be highly motivated, willing to continue technical training on an ongoing basis. Must be willing to accept changing qualifications and job responsibilities with future changing modes of operation, equipment addition and configuration.
    15. Perform any other maintenance work assignments as directed.

    Other duties:

    1. Required to perform other assignments such as grounds maintenance and moving/event set up.
    2. Working with others with maintenance task and repairs.
    3. Occasional interaction with students, faculty, department heads, vice presidents, department directors and alike.
    4. Notify supervisor of unusual conditions, fire alarms, smoke alarms, power interruptions and utility service issues.
    5. Responsible for ensuring plant equipment and systems is operated in a safe and efficient manner. Conduct facility walkthroughs, as required, inspecting equipment and systems for anomalies, leaks, monitoring gauges and other equipment on a routine basis,
    6. Monitor all plant parameters for proper operation, taking corrective action as necessary and notifying management in the event of unsafe conditions, or conditions that may jeopardize the effectiveness, output, or reliability of the facility, or other unusual conditions such as utility interruptions, fire alarms, etc.
    7. Operate power equipment related to trade and grounds work such as saws, drills, high-pressure steam boilers, high horsepower motors, mowers and grounds hand tools.

    Special challenges and environment:

    Must understand how to follow safety precautions and procedures both verbal and written.  Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

    Working in Mechanical rooms with high voltage and high-pressure steam.

    Perform repetitive job where close attention to detail is required during checking of water and steam pressure and water testing and treatments.

    Physical exertion required to operate valves, use hand tools on repairs to maintain system.  Must be able to work with heights, including catwalks, chemicals, and in manholes, tunnels and ditches; ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

    Must be able to adjust to continual changes while planning and finishing jobs. Have the ability to establish priorities and work independently with minimal supervision.

    Must be available, on call at all times; willing to work all shifts, call-ins; must be dependable.

    Various indoor and outdoor work environments are to be expected which include extremes of temperature, noise, dust, and humidity.  Work environments may also include exposure to elevated areas or confined spaces.  Every effort will be made to maintain a safe work environment.  The employee must realize that certain electrical and chemical hazards exist and that potential managed exposure is necessary for the completion of certain tasks.

  • Public Safety Office Manager
    (Deadline to apply:  (Until filled)

    The Public Safety department at Saint Vincent College currently has an opening for a full-time Office Manager. The position is responsible for providing and coordinating general office, secretarial, and administrative support for the Public Safety Department which includes the Director, Public Safety Officers, Emergency Telecommunications Operators and Fire Department.  To provide services to all students, departments, Archabbey, Monastery, Seminary, and Parkhurst Dining Services in the issuance of parking permits, ID cards, keys, van certification testing and any other service that they may request.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: A high school education and one year of formal office secretarial training.

    Experience: Two years in a professional office environment requiring demonstrated competence in word processing (Microsoft (MS) Word), spreadsheet preparation (MS Excel),data base development, record keeping, file maintenance, computer applications, information management, written and verbal communication and interpersonal relations, and the ability to work independently.

    General:  Must be able to learn and operate several different programs essential to the operation of the department; Automated Records Management System (ARMS) (Police department data package which includes parking and permitting), System Galaxy (electronic security access program), Keystone 600N (Best Key system key management program), ID Works (ID card design and production program).  Must be able to learn and operate the Datatel Program for the entire department.

    Essential duties: 

    1. Performs data entry to update records on computerized information systems, especially for the design and production of parking permits for students, staff, administration and the seminary and for entering citations. Produces lists and reports using appropriate computer applications and programs. Keeps up to date with and implements standard computer applications.
    2. Manages and maintains all campus keys by processing work orders, key requests and issuing the appropriate keys. Documents key issue and return. Maintains database. Liaison for Public Safety with Residence Life and Events and Conferencing Services in the maintenance, update and distribution of keys used for residential students and for summer housing.
    3. Manages and implements ID card program. Maintains appropriate level of supplies.Arranges for maintenance of equipment. Designs ID Cards. Liaison for Public Safety Department with Events and Conferencing Services personnel in the maintenance and issuance of summer housing 10 cards and with Parkhurst Dining Services personnel in the structure and reinforcement of the temporary ID card (meal plan) policy. Operates System Galaxy in conjunction with the ID card program.
    4. Facilitates issuance of Heritage Club, Spousal Guest, Education Department Student Teacher ID cards, numerous alternate identification cards for various departments and Library Privileges cards for other departments. Collects money, distributes to appropriate accounts, issues ID cards, establishes access and sets expiration dates.
    5. 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 routine correspondence.
    6. 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 director on non-routine issues.
    7. Acts as receptionist for Public Safety Department. 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. Maintains calendar of events.
    8. Manages billing for fines, permits, ID cards and various other charges. Prepares billing to be sent to business office.Handles all calls regarding billing statements. Accepts payment for permits, citations, shuttle services, Fitness Center memberships and ID cards. Prepares deposit information of money collected and forwarded to Business Office for posting.
    9. Facilitates appeals process by assisting violators with filling with via on-line instruction. Creates appeals package for Appeals Committee and prepares correspondence communicating the Committee's decision to the violator. Processes appeals using the ARMS program.
    10. Obtains, compiles and provides accurate information and reports by consulting relevant documentation and contacting appropriate resources.
    11. Manages Vehicle Driving Program.Maintains and shares database of authorized drivers. Maintains schedule, sets appointments, organizes schedule according to established priorities, and is a reminder of scheduled appointments.
    12. Manages van certification program. Arranges for clients to take computer course and manages computer program to include registering students and printing out certificates. Establishes client eligibility and performs initial and recurring Motor Vehicle Records checks. Arranges for Public Safety Officer to conduct driving portion and arranges for van reservation. Maintains up-to-date list of all certified drivers.
    13. Establishes the on campus shuttle service schedule that is provided during the school year (November to February).Finds driver(s) and makes a schedule and reserves a college van.
    14. Maintain the Public Safety portal in relation to the Datatel System. Creates and maintains all relevant design work. Publishes required information and documents. Acts as liaison with marketing department for creation of web forms. Posts notices to Campus News. Maintains site for relevancy and accuracy.
    15. Acts as the Safety Committee's secretary. Records and publishes minutes. Maintains documentation to satisfy the requirements of the Department of Workers Compensation, Health and Safety Division. Establishes meeting location and makes appropriate reservations for room usage. Sends out meeting reminders along with agenda seven days in advance of the meeting.
    16. Selects and trains all work study students. Ensures proper supervision to maintain compliance with office procedures and to prevent mistakes. Corrects deficient work and schedules remedial training as needed. Writes office procedures to ensure correct steps are taken for the various responsibilities.

    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. Accountable for high volume of incoming revenue/money in the payment for parking permits, fines and ID cards by calculating, preparing and delivering deposits to Business Office. These payments are received in the form of cash, check, money order or charge card. Compile and disperse of student account data.
    5. Perform assignments as directed by the Public Safety Director.

    Special challenges and environment:

    1. Performs in a challenging environment with the need for discretion, confidentiality and to possess the ability to remain calm and professional when dealing with confrontational customers who may be threatening at times.
    2. The need to be flexible due to special events and occasional pressure from deadlines and non-standard reporting or scheduling requirements.
    3. Works overtime when asked or needed.
    4. Works on an occasional weekend.
  • Administrative Assistant to the Rector
    (Deadline to apply:  (Until filled)

    Saint Vincent Seminary Office has a opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Rector.  This position will be responsible for facilitate the smooth running of the Rector’s Office while maintaining a sensitivity to the unique mission & environment of Saint Vincent Seminary.

    To provide secretarial and administrative assistance to the Rector by managing both confidential and routine office matters while maintaining a readily accessible records keeping system (day file). To maintain strict confidentiality. To receive and greet visitors while working collaboratively with a substantial number of College and Abbey offices.

    EDUCATION: High school graduate and 3 years office experience.

    QUALIFICATIONS: The applicant must possess:

    • An ability to multi-task in fast-paced office environment
    • An ability to work without supervision
    • Excellent writing skills and familiarity with general correspondence formats
    • Proficiency in carrying out routine administrative tasks.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    • Maintain Rector’s schedule/calendar according to existing priorities. Update daily calendar for the Rector’s Outlook Calendar, while scheduling internal and external appointments/meetings as needed.
    • Assist the Rector with the process of Petitioning for Ministries based on advancement in Seminary Formation Program from Ministry of Reader to Ordination to the Priesthood.
    • Organize meetings and events internally (Ministry of Acolyte & Ministry of Reader) as well as externally with Arch/bishops, Religious Superiors, Vocation Directors, Board of Regents, Rector’s Council and outside organizations. Assists with events for seminarians and administrators. (Fraternal Weekends, Diocesan Summer Retreats, Mardi Gras, etc.) as well as off-campus events. These preparations include all aspects of hospitality. Participate in those meetings related to events.
    • Prepare weekly calendar of events for distribution throughout the Seminary & for publication on the Seminary Portal Page. Prepares and distributes a monthly calendar of Seminary Guests Rooms; prepares the “Calendar of Events” for both Fall and Spring semesters (on-going calendar preparation). Maintains the Seminary Dining Room Calendar for campus-wide use as well as the Maurus Conference Room calendar for use.
    • Coordinate and submits annual ATS REPORT (Association of Theological Schools) each Fall semester;
    • Coordinate the Seminary’s bi-annual Board of Regents meetings and luncheons, including preparation of the Board of Regents mailing.
    • Support the Director of Human Formation in the final preparation of the seminarians’ annual Profile Evaluations.
    • Compose official Seminary correspondence for Board of Regents, Bishops/Religious

      Superiors, and Vocation Directors dealing with various aspects for Seminary formation.

    • Process Rector’s PNC Monthly Expense reports, Rector’s Vehicle mileage reimbursements, administrative employment contracts, process invoices, etc.
    • Organize meals/refreshments for Seminary guests/meetings/festive dinners with Parkhurst Catering on a regular basis.

    JOINT RESPONSIBILITIES shared with the Academic Dean’s Administrative Assistant:

    • Implementation of work orders to FMO to maintain upkeep of Seminary offices, resident rooms; classrooms, etc. and submit work orders to Information Technology Department to maintain computers/phone changes, etc.
    • Work with Parkhurst Management staff for maintenance of Seminary Dining Room;
    • Post announcements/documents and maintain Seminary Portal Page with its calendar; MySV updates.
    • Preparation of administrative employment contracts;
    • When new administrators/faculty are appointed or hired, work jointly with IT Dept., FMO, Human Resources, Public Safety Office, etc. to assure a smooth transition to Saint Vincent Seminary.

    SPECIAL CHALLENGES AND ENVIRONMENT:

    • Be mindful of the different personalities of the Rectors who may be appointed to this office; each has different talents and gifts.
    • Performing in a fast paced office environment requires the ability to multi-task with accuracy and efficiency.
    • With two administrative assistants, one covers the other when out of the office to keep the offices running smoothly.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
    (Deadline to apply:  (Until filled)

    The Monastery Infirmary has a part-time position for a Certified Nursing Assistant working 7 am – 3 pm, 3 pm – 11 pm, and 11 pm – 7 am shifts.  This position would be responsible for providing direct medical and non-medical care for the community of male patients.  Assist with activities of daily living, general patient care, treatments and procedures.  Maintains a clean and safe environment for all patients and staff.  Bathes patient according to a hygiene schedule.  Light laundry for patients living in the infirmary.  Observe and report any changes of patient condition or behavior.  Performs duties as assigned by the Infirmary nurse on duty.  Education:  State Certified Nursing Assistant Certification and one year experience.  Must be able to work all shifts. 

  • Guard Instructor

    (Deadline to apply:  Aug. 2, 2019)

    Marching Band currently has a part-time position open for a Guard Instructor for the 2019-2020 season.  The Guard Instructor is responsible for auditions, student placement, student instruction, assisting with teaching drill.  You will also be responsible for writing the Battery and Front Ensemble book for the March of the Bearcats Marching Band in the Fall as well as Indoor Guard/Drum Line in the spring.

    Required commitments: Full attendance at band camp starting August 7, 2019 through August 23, 2019.  Rehearsals through the Fall semester are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings 9 PM to 11 PM.  Every Saturday 9 AM through conclusion of the game be it regulation or overtime, as well as every away performance, including parades and/or festivals.

    Indoor Guard/Drum Line will begin following the conclusion of the Football season in the Fall semester.  Rehearsals are held every Tuesday evening 9PM to 11P M in the Gym to teach music and the Gym to teach drill.  Rehearsals will continue through the Spring Semester every Sunday 1 PM to 6 PM.  Indoor Guard/Drum Line will perform for every home Basketball game on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Saturdays that do not have a home game will be off campus performances at local TOB or TRWEA shows through finals in April.

    Interested applicants are encouraged to submit letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements.  Applicants must be able to pass all background clearances. 

  • 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 (adjunct) faculty applications for fall semester 2019. Specific needs are in Physics, Biology, and Geology.  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.  Saint Vincent is an equal opportunity employer.  For additional information regarding minimum qualifications and how to apply please see: http://www.stvincent.edu/about/work-for-svc

    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.

    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.