OPEN POSITIONS

Maintenance Mechanic (030215/64000/08)

This is a full-time position in the Facilities Department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to repairing and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications or supervisor’s instructions; observing, adjusting, and lubricating a wide variety of machines and devices to ensure proper operation such as pumps, engines, motors, compressors, and laboratory equipment; dismantling machines and devices for servicing, repair, or replacement of parts; repairing or replacing damaged or defective bathroom dispensers and fixtures such as, soap, tissue, mirrors, etc.; making minor repairs to faucets, flush meters, valves, traps, water coolers, etc.; replacing bulbs, defective, sockets, switches, fuses, and receptacles; regulating steam or hot water equipment in mechanical rooms, offices, laboratories, residence areas, etc.; adjusting valves, thermostats, and dampers; performing labor or other semi-skilled duties including drilling, digging, minor roof repair, cleaning gutters, cement mixing, replacement of missing or damaged floor or ceiling tile, etc.; assisting tradesmen when directed; performing minor inspection duties where directed; maintaining plant or work areas in safe, clean operating condition; reporting unsafe conditions of buildings or equipment to supervisors; performing on–call duties as per the facilities management on-call policy.

Position requires High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 2 - 4 years of general maintenance experience.  Trade or vocational school preferred.  Additional requirements include ability to comprehend written and oral instruction in order to perform maintenance and repairs as required by work order; entry level repair, replacement and installation knowledge in the carpentry, plumbing, and electrical trades; working knowledge of basic shop power tools, powered plumbing tools, and a voltmeter; ability to lift 50 lbs. to chest height; ability to move or lift equipment, materials, and tools, and snow removal; ability to climb extension ladders, balance, work overhead, stoop, kneel, crouch, or move within confined areas such as equipment, crawl and attic spaces; willingness and ability to work in all buildings or outdoors in all seasons; near visual acuity for reading safety instructions, manual specifications, etc.; valid driver’s license, MVR, physical, and lifting test required.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Assistant Professor of Animal Science (022715/10004/07)

This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position in the Animal Science Department to begin fall 2015 semester.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: teaching a broad offering of courses such as Swine Science, Beef Science, Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Animal Genetics, and Introduction to Animal Science as departmental needs dictate; remaining current in the field; recruiting and advising students as needed; posting and maintaining regular office hours; serving on faculty committees as assigned or elected; participating in professional development and scholarship activities; attending regularly scheduled faculty meetings, department meetings, and other required meetings; developing contacts within the industry; participating in curriculum development; assisting with departmental needs and development including outcomes assessment.

Position requires a Ph.D. in Animal Science or D.V.M. with relevant experience.  Additional experience includes experience teaching at the undergraduate level; capacity to teach a variety of courses; evidence of successful scholarship; excellent oral and written communication skills; commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring; ongoing commitment to faculty development and scholarship; willingness to work as part of a team.  Experience with online delivery of courses is preferred.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, Philosophy of Teaching and contact information for three references to: Human Resources Department, Delaware Valley College, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu.

Part-Time Admission Counselor (022615/55000/06)

This is a part-time position working 20 – 25 hours per week.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to building relationships with and assisting prospective students throughout all phases of the enrollment cycle (inquiry through enrollment); representing Delaware Valley College at high school visits, college fairs, and other off-campus events; conducting interviews, appointments, and group information sessions for prospective students and their families; conducting phone, email, and other contacts with prospective students throughout the enrollment process; reviewing application files for admission and making appropriate recommendations for admission decisions using stated criteria; building relationships with guidance counselors, academic departments, and other constituents of the Admission Office.

Position requires Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of related experience.  Additional requirements include strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills; attention to detail and ability to multi-task; determination to meet recruitment goals; team building, analytical, administrative, and organizational ability; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team and also work independently without supervision; ability to work with students and parents as well as college staff, administrators, and faculty; proficient in the usage of computer programs (Microsoft Office) and technology.  Valid driver’s license and motor vehicle check required.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Instructor of Animal Science (022615/10004/05)

This is a full-time, nine-month renewable, non-tenure-track position in the Animal Science Department to begin August 2015.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: teaching broad offering of courses such as Introduction to Animal Science, Animal Husbandry Techniques, Livestock Production/Evaluation, and Feeding and Nutrition; remaining current in the field; recruiting and advising students as needed; posting and maintaining regular office hours; serving on faculty committees as assigned or elected; participating in professional development activities; attending regularly scheduled faculty meetings, department meetings, and other required meetings; assisting with departmental needs and development including outcomes assessment.

Position requires a Master’s Degree in Animal Science or related field with animal industry experience.  A Ph.D. is preferred and a D.V.M. with appropriate industry experience will be considered.  Additional experience includes broad background in animal science; capacity to teach a variety of courses; ability to engage industry in support of teaching program; familiarity with topics in sustainable agriculture relating to livestock production; evidence of successful scholarship; excellent oral and written communication skills; commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring; ongoing commitment to faculty development and scholarship.  Experience with online delivery of courses and livestock production is preferred.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, Philosophy of Teaching and contact information for three references to: Human Resources Department, Delaware Valley College, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu.

Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (010615/41006/01)

Job Summary:

Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA seeks a Dean for the School of Graduate and Professional Studies (Dean-GPS). This position will take a leading role in identifying and implementing, mission-related programs and enhancing existing programs in support of the College's strategic plan in the areas of: graduate, life-long learning, professional, entrepreneurial and on-line educational activities. The incumbent will also help the College explore and implement, as appropriate, alternative delivery systems (e.g. online, hybrid, cohort, etc.) to help meet and expand the Delaware Valley footprint. S/he will also be responsible for deepening and building partnerships with public and private organizations within the region. The Dean will work with the school deans to develop and implement a College-wide Strategic Plan for Graduate, Life-long, Professional and entrepreneurial activities including developing new programs aimed at serving local, national and international audiences. S/he is responsible for ensuring high quality of existing programs, increasing enrollment consistent with the College's Strategic Plan and increasing net revenue.

Delaware Valley College is a private, coeducational comprehensive institution offering associates, bachelors, masters and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. The campus is located in Doylestown, PA (less than 30 miles north of Philadelphia). Delaware Valley College currently enrolls approximately 1,700 undergraduates and 300 graduate students. Delaware Valley has been recognized as a top tier institution each year since 2006 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Delaware Valley as a Top 25 Best Northern Comprehensive Colleges, and Princeton Review who named Delaware Valley as a Best College in the Northeast. In addition Delaware Valley has been named a Top College for Return on Investment. Furthermore, on April 8, 2015, Delaware Valley College will formally become Delaware Valley University following an extensive review process by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead graduate student recruitment and enrollment growth.
  • Provide focused leadership for all graduate education, life-long learning and entrepreneurial initiatives including: coordinating an institutional strategic plan for graduate and professional education, oversee the development of new graduate programs, working closely with the Associate Vice President for Research, Planning and Accreditation to ensure high quality graduate education and assisting with accreditation related activities that impact upon graduate education.
  • Create a comprehensive GPS student success plan that includes: academic advising, student services, retention, persistence to graduation and, when appropriate, career services. Central to the aforementioned plan is the individual attention to students' personal and professional interests, as well as career goals and aspirations.
  • Possess a proven entrepreneurial ability that will aid the College in creating alliances and partnerships that will generate alternative revenue streams.
  • Ensure that all GPS students receive appropriate orientation for their disciplines and responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with College personnel to ensure the stability and growth of GPS programs consistent with the College's Strategic Plan.
  • Assist relevant institutional offices with the marketing of GPS programs and the recruitment, retention, graduation and career success of GPS students.
  • Monitor the need for curriculum revision to ensure that programs demonstrate relevancy and responsiveness to the changing needs of the local, national and international communities.
  • Work with the deans and faculty to conceptualize, develop and promote interdisciplinary and cross-College ideas for new graduate programs, scholarship, research and entrepreneurial initiatives.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have most of the following attributes:

  • An earned doctorate, or its equivalent, and extensive, no less than 7 years, record of professional accomplishments.
  • Outstanding leadership skills.
  • A commitment to and experience with building and maintaining innovative and entrepreneurial partnerships.
  • Successful academic administrative experience as Chair, Associate Dean, Program Director, or Dean or equivalent professional experience.
  • Ability to work well with chairs, deans, external constituents (such as industry executives, healthcare professionals, and government agencies).
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, and personal characteristics that include integrity, openness, energy, intellect, dignity, optimism, vision, and the ability to listen, persuade, and show appreciation of the efforts of others.
  • A demonstrated commitment to shared governance, collaboration, and program excellence.
  • Experience working with local and regional agencies, and an understanding of the interface between academic inquiry and the private and government sectors.
  • Extensive record of experience with graduate education through the doctoral level.
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of graduate education.
  • Experience in developing new degree programs (preferably graduate programs).

Application Procedures:

Delaware Valley College has engaged the services of Credo, a comprehensive higher education consulting firm, to conduct this search under the leadership of Kris Cohen, Ph.D., Vice President for Strategy. Interested candidates should submit a current resume, cover letter making their specific case for this position at Delaware Valley, and a list of at least three references to kcohen@credohighered.com. This position is open now and will be filled as soon as the right candidate is identified with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2015.

Custodian (121714/64002/57)

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 2:30pm to 11:00pm and requires working every other weekend.  Responsibilities include but not limited to performing all custodial duties.

Position requires prior custodial experience of 1-3 years, including floor care experience.  Employment physical is required.  Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.  English proficiency is required.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.   Generous benefits and tuition waiver plans offered.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry (110614/11001/52)

This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position in the Chemistry Department to begin the fall 2015 semester.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: teaching a broad offering of courses in Chemistry; teaching at various levels within the discipline; remaining current in the field; recruiting and advising students as needed; posting and maintaining regular office hours; serving on faculty committees as assigned or elected; participating in professional development activities; attending regularly scheduled faculty meetings, department meetings, and other required meetings; assisting with departmental needs and development including outcomes assessment.

Position requires Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry with specialization in Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry.  Additional experience includes teaching General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and/or Biochemistry at the undergraduate level; evidence of successful scholarship; excellent oral and written communication skills; commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring; ongoing commitment to faculty development and scholarship.  Experience with online delivery of courses is preferred.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, Philosophy of Teaching and contact information for four references to: Human Resources Department, Delaware Valley College, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu

Adjunct Position - The Graduate Policy Studies Program (103014/17007/51)

The Graduate Policy Studies Program seeks part-time instructors for the Spring 2015 semester, starting January 20, 2015, to teach Policy Analysis and American Politics, both three-credit graduate seminar courses.  Candidates should possess a minimum Master’s degree in Public Policy, Political Science, or other related field (ABD or PhD preferred) and experience teaching at the college level or significant professional experience.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Adjunct Position - The Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology (101514/17006/49)

The new graduate program in Counseling Psychology seeks part-time instructors with a specialty in either child and adolescent counseling or multicultural/social justice counseling for the Spring 2015, Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 semesters to teach courses such as Practicum, Internship, Group Counseling, Advocacy & Social Justice Counseling, Sexualities, Counseling Techniques, Child & Adolescent Counseling, Advanced Childhood Psychopathology, Life Span Development, Psychology of Gender, Child & Adolescent Research, Career Counseling, Assessment in Counseling, Foundations of Addictions, Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders, Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling, Special Topics in Counseling Psychology.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching mostly in the new master’s program in counseling psychology, which has a strong foundation in multicultural and evidence-based practices as well as some teaching opportunities in the undergraduate counseling psychology program.

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, counselor education, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university, with preference given to counseling psychologists and those with clinical experience and/or supervision experience. Candidates should be licensed or license eligible in the state of Pennsylvania.  Additional requirements include: demonstrated teaching excellence; evidence of clinical experience and/or clinical supervision; a record of ongoing scholarship; demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism/ social justice issues and experience with diverse populations.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.

Assistant Track Coach (Jumping) (100314/52056/48)

This is a part-time seasonal position in the Athletics Department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the head coach in organizing, supervising, and controlling all the activities related to the sport; demonstrating leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession; annually reviewing any rule changes relative to track; always adhering to all rules, regulations, and policies of the NCAA and MAC; assisting the head coach with annual recruiting goals and attempting to enroll a diverse group of qualified student athletes capable of participation at the Division III varsity level; assisting in organizing and conducting an appropriate number of practice sessions and directing all activities during contests; advising and mentoring team members and directing the activities of captains, team managers, and Student Advisory Committee representatives; preparing a schedule of team activities in conjunction with the Assistant Athletic Director that complies with departmental policies, goals, and objectives; coordinating team travel, housing, meals, and travel money with the Athletic Sports Program Assistant as well as submitting a travel itinerary prior to the start of the track season and at least two weeks prior to each overnight event after approval by Athletic Director; administering the sport budget in a fiscally responsible manner; communicating and cooperating with the training staff regarding athletic medical clearances, injury prevention, rehabilitation, and status of injured athletes; communicating and cooperating with the equipment room staff regarding the distribution; providing an environment that supports the achievement of the academic goals of the student athlete; cultivating alumni groups associated with the track program in conjunction with the office of Alumni Programs; scheduling the use of game and practice facilities in cooperation with the Assistant Athletic Director and/or Athletic Director.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and successful background in coaching track.  Additional requirements include: working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong managerial; administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills; computer proficiency; CPR-First Aid certification.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.  Prior playing or coaching at the college level is preferred.

Adjunct Position - The Department of Chemistry (092314/110100/45)

The Department of Chemistry seeks part-time instructors for the Spring 2015 semester to teach General Chemistry (lectures and laboratories), Organic Chemistry (laboratories), and/or Biochemistry (laboratories).  Candidates should possess a Master’s degree in Chemistry (Ph.D. preferred) and experience teaching at the college level.  Both day and evening teaching opportunities are available.  Must successfully pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Background Check as well as corresponding clearances from the successful candidate’s state of residence, if not Pennsylvania.  Original background clearance responses must be presented to Human Resources on or before first day of employment.