OPEN POSITIONS

Adjunct Position – The School of Business and Humanities (052615/41001/27)

The School of Business and Humanities is seeking qualified adjunct professors to teach on the main campus in Doylestown and potentially at our programs at Delaware County Community College (Marple and Exton campuses) in the following areas:
•    Business administration (business law, accounting, marketing, management, operations)
•    Criminal Justice (all areas of law and justice)
•    English/Media and Communication (digital photography, video production and editing, web and graphic design, media management; also creative writing and literature)
•    Counseling Psychology (all areas of the field)
Candidates must possess a master's degree in discipline and experience teaching at the college level.  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.  Please send letter of interest with the subject “adjunct teaching [area of expertise] and indicate at which campus(es) you are interested in teaching, curriculum vitae, transcripts, Philosophy of Teaching and contact information for three references to: Human Resources Department, Delaware Valley University, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu.  Hiring decisions will likely not be made until July.
 

Adjunct Position – The Department of Plant Sciences (052215/10017/26)

The Department of Plant Sciences seeks part-time instructors for the Fall 2015 semester to teach Feed Grains and Forages (lectures and laboratories) and advanced agronomy course Field Crops II.  Candidates should possess a BSc in Agronomy or related field (graduate degree preferred), experience teaching at the college level and/or field experience in agronomy.  Both day and evening teaching opportunities are available with some flexibility in the times.  Applicants 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.

Adjunct Position – The Department of Biology (052215/11000/25)

The Department of Biology seeks part-time instructors for the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters to teach Biological Science I and II (lectures and laboratories) as well as Natural Science I and II (lectures).  Candidates should possess a Master’s degree in Biology (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.

Camp Assistant (052215/18102/24)

This position will be working in The Kids U! Camp.  We are currently looking for Camp Assistants for Athletics, Technology, Legos, Business, and Science.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting Head Instructor with classroom instruction during a one week program in your area of specialization or interest, assisting in the supervision and care of participants, classroom management, and behavior management; actively engaging with program participants; assisting program participants with daily needs, campus travel, lunch, and health concerns.

Position requires applicants to be at least 18 years of age with 2 years direct and 2 years indirect experience.  Additional experience includes knowledge or interest in their area of specialization; high energy; enthusiasm; excellent communication skills.  Experience working with children and teens in the fields of education, coaching, specialty area, social work or psychology 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.
 

Camp Head Instructor (052215/18102/23)

This position will be working in The Kids U! Camp.  We are currently looking for Head Instructors in the areas of Athletics, Technology, Legos, Business, and Science.  Responsibilities include but not limited to developing curriculum, creating activities, setting up and maintaining program area; supervising of program participants and Camp Assistant; managing inventory; developing daily schedule and teaching a one week program in your area of specialization.

Position requires Bachelor's Degree with 2 years direct and 3 years indirect experience.  Additional experience includes extensive knowledge in their area of specialization; high energy; enthusiasm; excellent communication skills.  Experience supervising and working with children and teens in the fields of education, coaching, specialty area, social work or psychology 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.
 

Camp Nurse (052215/18102/22)

This position will be working in The Kids U! Camp.  Responsibilities include but not limited to setting up and organizing the Health Office; overseeing the health and safety needs of camp program participants and staff; directing and implementing emergency procedures; providing first aid treatment for injuries; communicating with parents and guardians when necessary; organizing and maintaining medical supplies and inventory; packing up supplies at the end of the program.  Administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to reviewing participant Health History forms; creating allergy and medicinal need plans for program participants and staff; maintaining accurate and detailed medical records of Health Office visits due to injuries, treatments, or other (i.e., administration of medication); planning and implementing a review of first aid procedures at staff training events.

Position requires Master’s Degree.  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.
 

Part-Time MBA Recruiter (051315/17004/21)

This is a part-time position working in our MBA Department.  Responsibilities include but not limited to creating and strengthening networks with local organizations, college and MBA program alumni, and partner universities and colleges; meeting with decision makers in local organizations to determine educational needs and communicating needs to MBA Program Director; collecting and evaluating research data from MBA Program space; clearly communicating program ideas and expectations to MBA Director; traveling to traditional recruiting events and serving as school’s representative; recommending and helping implement strategies for recruiting students; designing and implementing measurable strategies for recruiting events.

Position requires Bachelor's Degree, Masters preferred, with 3 years direct experience.  Additional experience includes strong relationship building and business development experience (existing network in the Doylestown/Bucks County business area preferred); knowledge of business educational needs, MBA programs and higher education industry/processes; prior higher education recruitment or corporate recruiting experience required; ability to work independently and efficiently; strong time management and organization skills with high attention to detail; exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills; proficient with all Microsoft Office Suite.  Experience in higher education admissions and/or sales experience preferred.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends as assigned and travel as required.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record. MVR 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.

Assistant Bookstore Manager (050515/82000/20)

You must apply online to be considered.  To apply online for this position, click the following link to submit your application and resume:  Assistant Bookstore Manager

This is a full-time position working in our campus Bookstore.  Responsibilities include but not limited to planning, coordinating, supervising, and participating  in the daily operations of the store; which includes customer service, cashiering, merchandising, etc.; ensuring the timely availability of all course materials for rent and resale in a cost efficient manner; ordering, receiving, shelving, and invoicing all course materials for rent and resale; participating in opening and closing of store as needed; completing daily cash reconciliation process as needed; preparing web orders and textbook reservations upon receipt; assisting in the maintenance of accurate sales and inventory records.

Position requires Associates Degree with 3 years direct experience.  Additional experience includes extensive knowledge of T/A Online, PRISM, or other textbook management software; advanced excel and word skills; excellent customer service skills.  Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. Employment 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.

Access Services Librarian (042215/42000/17)

This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure-track position in the Library.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: overseeing the daytime operation of the circulation/reserve desk; utilizing Library Solutions system to create circulation reports; supervising and training student workers and part-time staff; overseeing the Interlibrary Loan; managing the electronic reserves system; assisting with reference and bibliographic instruction; providing library instruction.

Position requires ALA accredited Master’s in Library Science.  Additional experience includes excellent oral and written communication skills; energetic, enthusiastic, creative, and service oriented; excellent computer skills; excellent problem solving and supervisory skills.  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.

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

Instructor of Business and Information Management (042215/12000/18)

This is a full-time, nine-month renewable, non-tenure-track position in the Business and Information Management Department to begin August 2015.  Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: teaching broad offering of courses such as Advanced Accounting and Taxes;  remaining current in the field; recruiting, advising, and mentoring 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 with a minimum of three years direct experience in post-secondary teaching.  Additional experience includes expertise in advanced accounting and taxes; credentials in business; 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.   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.

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 University, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu.

Payroll and Human Resources Assistant (041315/63000/16)

You must apply online to be considered.  To apply online for this position, click the following link to submit your application and resume:  Payroll and Human Resources Assistant

This is a full-time position working in our Human Resources Department.  Responsibilities include but not limited to designing, implementing and troubleshooting all HR systems and processes such as annual review process, recruiting, applications, etc.; working directly with vendors as needed for troubleshooting and evaluation of new technology solutions; maintaining HR myDelVal information; coordinating, tracking and processing all required PA Criminal background clearances (or other states), FBI criminal clearances and Pa Child Abuse clearances; handling all Act 168 forms; preparing and posting all open positions and assisting with the recruiting effort/process; coordinating new hire onboarding (letters for employees, medical clearances, motor vehicle checks and credit  checks); assisting students and employees with new hire forms (W4, workers compensation, confidentiality agreement, direct deposit, I-9 forms, etc.); assisting visitors; performing all data entry into HRIS data bases for student workers and university employees; entering  new students accurately into the ADP payroll system; collecting student payroll hours and recording onto Excel spreadsheet and into ADP system; verifying accuracy with reports and sending payroll data; receiving/distributing checks; creating bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly reports; entering information into the Datatel system; coordinating and monitoring performance evaluation system; working with supervisors as needed for training and troubleshooting; providing backup assistance to the Payroll Administrator such as payroll entry and processing of biweekly payroll for employees.

Position requires Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience with five years of related experience and five to eight years of indirect experience.  Additional experience includes three to five years ADP Workforce 2.0 (HR & Benefits, Payroll, time & attendance and reporting); Datatel knowledge; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs; tax and accounting experience; excellent interpersonal and communication skills required; ability to work independently and in a team environment; demonstrated commitment to customer service; self-starter with ability to prioritize workload and multitask.  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. 

Organic Farming Program Coordinator (040215/64000/15)

This is a full-time position that is grant funded and fixed compensation for three years working in our Plant Science Department.  Responsibilities include but not limited to recruiting, marketing, mentoring, and outreach to achieve the project objectives; assisting and coordinating the quarterly recordkeeping and reporting; building partnerships with a wide array of agricultural, environmental organizations and related organizations to establish and build a network of supporters, advocates, practicum locations and future career opportunities for OFC students; collaborating with faculty providing academic coursework on campus to support student success; establishing and maintaining relationships with area organic farms as practicum sites for students and management of the practicum courses (spring, fall, summer) including housing and transportation; serving as the liaison between Rodale and DelVal and assisting Rodale faculty with adherence to DelVal academic policies and procedures; assisting with the development of annual and long-range plans and goals.  Must be available to work a flexible schedule.

Position requires Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, with five to seven years of related experience; or equivalent combination of educational experience.  Additional experience includes demonstrated commitment to and competencies in organic agriculture principals; higher education recruitment; extensive knowledge and experience in organic agriculture principals including the production and marketing of livestock and crops; knowledge and experience with laws, regulations and guidelines governing food safety and livestock and poultry production; working knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel, and Outlook; excellent written and oral communication skills, sound customer service, decision making, planning, organizational, and analytical skills.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record.  Military Service preferred.  MVR 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.

Residential Community Director (040215/52000/14)

We are seeking a special and talented individual to join our residence life team in this full-time position. The successful candidate will be joining our staff at an exciting moment as we realize our transition to University status. This position presents the successful candidate with a very exciting opportunity to become part of a shared opportunity and relationship between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to enrich the student experience and to be in partnership around student success.

The successful candidate will understand the value that a sense of community has on student success, will have the skills to foster such a community, and will be committed to proactive and supportive relationship building with the first-year students in an assigned building.

The Residential Community Director will have a strong and primary role in building a community and individual relationships within a first-year building and secondary responsibility in supporting the oversight and management of a coordinate upper-class residence.

The major responsibilities of this position include:

• Directly promote community development and personal growth and success of students through creative and diverse programs, outreach and direct engagement of students in a first-year residence hall;

• Serve as a summer connection and outreach to incoming students and upon matriculation, proactively engage students through early intervention and relationship building;

• Intervene with first-year students receiving early academic alerts and support and refer as appropriate in partnership with appropriate campus colleagues;

• Collaborate and communicate with partners in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs in support of student success;

• Be an advocate for students and visible and engaged in campus events;

• Respond to incidents of concern in residential areas assigned;

• Support, coach and supervise the RA staff of one first year residential area and in a coordinate upper-class residential area;

• Promote student safety and welfare in assigned buildings through attention to policy and protocols;

• Conduct informal resolutions of minor behavioral concerns;

• Serve as a member of the student success and support team comprised of staff from Student Affairs and Academic Affairs;

• Build community identity through social media and other strategies;

• Contribute to the development and implementation of RA training and ongoing development; and

• Serve in the “on-call” rotation to respond to incidents and concerns

Minimum qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or a relevant degree

• Two to three years prior experience (undergraduate or graduate) in residence life

• Prior advising (academic, career, personal) experience

• Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to work with college-aged students

• Effective communication skills

Given the high level of student contact, incident response and role in the residential life program, non-traditional hours are to be expected.  This position is a full-time, 12-month, live-in position.  Unfurnished on-campus apartment, utilities, and parking provided as a condition of employment at no cost. 

Candidate 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please send letter of interest, current resume, and contact information for three references to: Human Resources Department, Delaware Valley University, 700 E. Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA 18901 or e-mail to jobs@delval.edu.

Grounds Foreman (031715/64001/13)

This is a full-time position working in our Grounds Department.  Responsibilities include but not limited to assigning, overseeing, and participating in the daily maintenance and management of campus landscape beds, special collections, hard surface areas, seasonal color displays and tree canopy; application of pesticides as needed on institution properties; training and implementing green industry safety standards to be followed in daily operations; assigning and overseeing campus employment/work study students as needed within department; supervising and participating in the combined snow removal operations for equipment and labor; on call for snow removal operations and emergency work; layout and installation of special landscape, renovation, or grant funded projects; coordinating with other departments for special event preparation and cleanup; equipment operation as needed for assigned tasks.

Position requires Bachelors of Science in Ornamental Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or related field with 3 years direct and 5 years indirect experience.  Additional experience includes Pennsylvania Pesticide License - related category; landscape care and maintenance; construction and landscape equipment operation and maintenance.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record.  Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Employment physical, lifting test, and MVR 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.

Custodian (031215/64002/10)

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 11:00pm to 7:30am and requires working every other weekend.  Responsibilities include but not limited to performing all custodial duties as well as driving trash truck.

Position requires prior custodial experience of 1-3 years, including floor care experience.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record.  Employment physical, lifting test, and MVR 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.  Generous benefits and tuition waiver plans offered.

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

The department of Animal Science at Delaware Valley University invites qualified applicants for a full-time 9 month, tenure-track teaching appointment 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. Production experience with multiple livestock species, especially beef and swine, preferred.

Additional responsibilities include 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 production/livestock 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.

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 University, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA, 18901 or email to Jobs@delval.edu.

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. 

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 University, 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 University 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 University's strategic plan in the areas of: graduate, life-long learning, professional, entrepreneurial and on-line educational activities. The incumbent will also help the University 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 University-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 University's Strategic Plan and increasing net revenue.

Delaware Valley University 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 University 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 University 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 University personnel to ensure the stability and growth of GPS programs consistent with the University'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-University 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 University 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.

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. 

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.