Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

Bryn Athyn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Our goal is to attract and retain talented and dedicated employees by providing a friendly and collaborative work environment that offers meaningful career opportunities, competitive compensation, an extensive benefits package, and various professional and personal development opportunities.

Administration Employment Opportunities

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will report to the College President and will be responsible for coordinating, developing, implementing, and monitoring the financial components of strategic planning at Bryn Athyn College as well as developing and monitoring the overall College budget. The CFO will work with the Academy of the New Church (ANC) Treasurer and the ANC Financial Office to ensure appropriate oversight of other financial functions of the College, including controller functions, auditing, cash and investments management, and accounts payable. The CFO will work in a collegial partnership with the President’s Cabinet and the ANC Treasurer in pursuit of collegiate academic quality. The CFO will actively and creatively seeking funding and administrative solutions in support of the College’s mission.

The CFO serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and on other committees and councils as appointed by the President.

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  1. Develops, submits, and monitors annual operating budget for the College
    • With reference to the College’s strategic plan, assists departments in developing their budget needs and in understanding available resources
    • Integrates College’s budget with ANC-wide budget
    • Develops monthly reports that promote effective budget management and decision-making by individual budget managers; holds departments accountable for managing within their budgets
    • Ensures accuracy, availability and efficient utilization of the financial systems available to the College or advocate new system
  2. Facilitates connections between institutional planning and budgeting
    • Assists departments in compiling the financial elements of the College’s plan and in understanding available resources
    • Assists departments in developing benchmarks and financial success measures
    • With the Treasurer, develops the financial forecasts for the College’s strategic plan
    • With the President and the Chief Academic Officer, is responsible for the College’s institutional assessment dashboard, IPEDs compliance, and participation in designated external benchmarking surveys
    • Utilizes the institution’s financial planning model to monitor and promote long-term sustainability for the College
  3. Oversees the development, coordination, and implementation of financial policies, reports, and controls for the College
  4. Prepares financial documents and planning update reports for stakeholders including the President, the Board of Trustees, the College Board Committee, the Faculty Council, the campus community, and other groups as appropriate.
  5. Monitors management of all College funds with the appropriate budget manager or with the Treasurer in respect to endowment funds.
  6. Reports to the President regarding College operating and capital budget expenditures and long term forecasts and assists with her/his decision-making on institutional priorities.
  7. Ensures development, implementation, and maintenance of policies for internal charges to support the provision of services by the College to other units of the Academy and for the procurement by the College of services from other units of the Academy.
  8. Coordinates all financial plans with ANC Treasurer.
  9. Participates in planning for maximization of College’s physical assets for revenue generation.
  10. Participates in planning for gift disposition.
  11. With the Financial Aid Director and the Director of Admissions, participates in the development of financial aid budgets and policies and tuition and fee rates.
  12. Takes on assignments appropriate to the office as designated by the President.
  13. Responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial functions for the College, including those contracted to other entities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related area is required.
  • MBA or master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years executive level experience in finance operations and fiscal strategies required.
  • Experience specifically in higher education preferred.
  • Experience in development and fundraising.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, accounting standards, and regulatory accounting.
  • Advance comprehension of MS Excel spreadsheets required.
  • Ability to undertake new budgeting/financial software.
  • Understanding of capital markets and investment strategies.
  • Must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Exhibit independence and collaboration in the workplace.
  • Must possess strong technical organizational and management of a broad range of fiscal services.
  • In-depth understanding of relevant financial reporting requirements. · Requires a thorough understanding of general business operations.
  • Full COVID-19 Vaccination status, must be willing to work on campus

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

The Mathematics and Computer Science department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for an adjunct position to teach Algebra for the winter and spring terms of the 2021-22 academic year. The course provides instruction in topics typically found in an Algebra II curriculum, supports Bryn Athyn College’s quantitative reasoning requirement, and serves as a prerequisite to our transcendental functions and business calculus courses. Winter term runs from November 29-February 24, 2021-22 (class meets M/W/F 11:55am-1:10pm) and spring term runs from March 9-May 24, 2022 (class meets M/W/F 9:40am-10:55am).

Candidates must possess a graduate degree in education, mathematics, or a related field; or have extensive experience teaching algebra content. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated success in teaching algebra courses at a college level and show understanding of and support for Bryn Athyn College’s mission.

Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. Bryn Athyn serves as an intellectual center for all who desire to engage in higher education enriched, guided, and structured by the study of the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. We seek applicants who are supportive of the College’s mission and values. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.edu.

This is a part-time position for the 2021-22 academic year with no guarantee of renewal.

A complete application includes a cover letter detailing the applicant’s qualification and interest in the position, CV, and names and contact information of three professional references. Please send materials college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive. 

The Department of Psychology at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor to begin July 1, 2022. Applicants should hold a PhD or ABD in Psychology or a related field (if ABD, the PhD should be conferred by the start date for the position).

The psychology major at Bryn Athyn College is vibrant and growing. A successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate teaching.  Areas of teaching specialties ideally would range over courses in cognitive psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, research courses as well as some core curricular courses. The position also involves advising and mentoring students and contributing to the curricular development of a psychology program that engages spiritual perspectives.

In recruiting for this position, the Psychology Department is motivated to broaden the range of teaching specialties and experiences represented within our department. Qualified candidates ideally would be able to offer new courses that would strengthen the department’s appeal to Bryn Athyn College’s diverse student body. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students from all backgrounds, including not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and first generation college students.

Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination based on the theology of Emanuel Swedenborg. Bryn Athyn serves as an intellectual center for all who desire to engage in higher education enriched, guided, and structured by the study of the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg. We seek applicants who are committed to the College’s mission and values, and who are interested in contributing to a curriculum shaped by New Church concepts. For information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.edu.

To apply, please email a letter of application, CV, copies of graduate transcripts, and names of three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. In your letter of application, please discuss your interest in and ability to contribute to Bryn Athyn College’s New Church mission and to teach in a psychology program at a liberal arts institution. The application deadline is November 10, 2021. Bryn Athyn College is an equal opportunity employer.

Staff Employment Opportunities

Advancement Officer

The Advancement Director will be involved with working on a wide range of development activities designed for individual donors, contributing groups, corporations, and foundations. This role is 60% of the position.

The Advancement Director is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Raising Scholarship Funds: Solicit, collect and track donations for scholarship fund drives including, but not limited to:
    • Students in financial need and/or disadvantaged backgrounds.
    • Students who wish to study New Church theology and philosophy.
    • Students interested in a Bryn Athyn College Arts and Building Arts.
    • Students who are members of the National Honor Society and/or other academic achievements.
    • Students committed to public service programs.
  • Implementing Capital Campaigns
    • Collaborating on development-generating efforts with planned giving, capital fund donors, board members and foundations.
  • Raising Funds for Research and Development
    • Coordinating fund drives and grant proposals for research projects.
  • Develop and Manage Analytics on Donor Interests and Support
    • Conduct and maintain donor support metrics and forecasts.
  • Develop and Manage Business Partnerships
    • Foster positive relationships with trade associations and non-profit groups of mutual interest.
    • Partner with corporate training programs, English in business, and business analytics programs.
  • Grow New Revenue Sources
    • Solicit and close business opportunities with entities who are prospective renters of campus facilities and services.
    • Manage donor information and donations in Raiser’s Edge.

Alumni Affairs Coordinator

The Alumni Relations Coordinator will include coordinating with the President and the Alumni Association Board concerning alumni relations activities, to include cultivating relationships with alumni, and engaging alumni in programming. This is role is 15% of the position.

The Alumni Relations Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Maintaining the alumni database.
  • Fundraising calls and communications.
  • Developing news stories and profiles.
  • Coordinating the alumni mentorship program.
  • Coordinating alumni regional events and alumni participation in college events
  • Designing alumni webcasts.
  • Creating alumni surveys and polls.
  • Planning of alumni activities for Homecoming Weekend (Charter Day.)
  • Alumni legacy recruiting.
  • Maintaining alumni social media (website and Facebook pages.)
  • Maintaining Alumni online directory.
  • Solicitation of Alumni for association membership.

Career Services Coordinator

The Office of Career Education and Development at Bryn Athyn College helps students identify, create, and pursue meaningful careers that will draw upon their talents, interests, and skills, as well as hone their spiritual and moral lives. This role is 15% of the position.

The Career Services Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Assist students in resume and portfolio preparation.
  • Assist with internship placements,
  • Provide career counseling.
  • Schedule guest speakers
  • Offer interviewing clinics and similar programming.
  • Assist in job searches.
  • Serves as a NetVUE committee member.

President's Council

The President’s Council Coordinator will assist in the formation of four to five different President’s Councils focusing on creating partnerships with other educational institutions and raising scholarship funds for various areas of study. This role is 10% of the position. The Councils will focus on:

  • Business
  • Building Arts
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Media (Minor)

The President’s Council Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks and duties:

  • Forge relationships with other Higher Ed Institutions with similar mission and values
  • Seek out and collaborate with outside businesses, donors, and community leaders for scholarship drives.
  • Work with the President and Dean of Academics to develop programs that could partner with other institutions.

Criteria and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of Advancement Experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with Bryn Athyn College is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficiency with constituent database systems.
  • Higher Education Experience a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Linked In and Facebook.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • High level of comfort developing relationships with alumni, donors and community leaders.
  • Team focused and interest in working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and work effectively under pressure.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, complex tasks independently.
  • Evening/weekend work required including some travel.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to personal vehicle required.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu . 

The Academy of the New Church Archives at Swedenborg Library is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic employee to assist the Archivist with the preservation, description and use of archival materials pertaining to the Academy, the General Church, other Church organizations, and the local community.

Reporting: This position reports to the Academy Archivist.

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions: The successful candidate for this position will assist the archivist with the following:

  • preserving materials accessioned in the Archives in accordance with best practices
  • digitizing archival material
  • other duties as assigned by the Archivist

Criteria & Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of New Church history and culture
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills
  • Able to receive and carry our direction
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to lift 20 lbs.

Technical Skills Required/Preferred:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel
  • High level of competency in written English language
  • Ability to learn and use archival and scanning software

Pay & Hours:

  • 6 hours per week, Tuesday-Thursday mornings, exact schedule to be determined by mutual agreement of the Academy Archivist and prospective employee.
  • $10.00/hr.

Vaccination Requirements: All Bryn Athyn College Employees are required to be fully vaccinated and wear a mask.

Please direct questions to the Archivist at gregory.jackson@brynathyn.edu

Please send cover letter, resume, and references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu

Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach for the 2021-22 academic year. Bryn Athyn’s Men’s Lacrosse team competes at the NCAA Division III, as a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the Men’s Lacrosse program, but primary focus will be in the following areas:

  • Recruiting and Evaluation of talented student-athletes
  • Practice planning and organization on a daily basis
  • Coaching and mentoring student-athletes within the framework of the men’s lacrosse program
  • Scouting opponents both on video and occasionally in person
  • Preparing scouting reports and game plans specific to every opponent
  • Attending staff and team meetings
  • Working to continually develop personal knowledge of the game
  • Working to develop an understanding of College, CSAC, and NCAA guidelines and rules
  • Representing the Men’s Lacrosse program, Bryn Athyn Athletics and Bryn Athyn College in a positive and professional manner

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience playing or coaching lacrosse for at least 1 year at the collegiate level
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years of playing at the collegiate level
  • 2-3 years of coaching at the collegiate level OR at a competitive high school level

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted through: college.jobs@brynathyn.edu

Bryn Athyn College invites applicants for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Reporting to the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, this is a part-time position, responsible for assisting in all facets of the program. These duties include but are not limited to, identifying and recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes, the academic & athletic development of current student-athletes, scheduling, budget management, equipment ordering & inventory, along with public relations.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experienced student-athlete or coach in intercollegiate women’s lacrosse
  • A working knowledge of NCAA DIII Rules & Regulations
  • Applicants must possess appropriate work authorization
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, with extensive travel
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record

Bryn Athyn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of the college community. In support of this goal, we seek qualified candidates with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We embrace diversity and encourage all who are interested to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.

The Course Materials Manager position is a part-time remote position with hours averaging approximately 15 per week (but not to exceed 20 hrs/wk). The term of the position will be the academic year, with the potential for continued employment each academic year. Responsibilities include the management of current course materials data collection and dissemination, stewardship of the existing campus textbook inventory, and support of faculty and students within the scope of the course materials process. This position will also manage a virtual bookstore, including developing a proposal, identifying a partner, coordinating the interface with other relevant offices on campus.

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions: The Course Materials Manager is responsible for collecting and posting all textbook and fee information pertaining to BAC undergraduate courses, supporting faculty and students through course materials processes, and establishing a virtual bookstore.

  1. Collect applicable course materials data for each academic term, including follow-up communications and reminders as needed.
  2. In the absence of a campus and virtual bookstore, provide guidance and links to materials to support students’ acquisition of books.
  3. Implement quality control practices, prior to posting and circulation of information.
  4. Ensure the timely posting of course materials requirements by course on the website and communicate with students and faculty to enhance awareness of its presence.
  5. Serve as a support line for faculty and students while navigating the course materials process.
  6. Manage existing campus inventory, including sales of applicable materials by term. Investigate potential avenues for selling leftover inventory.
  7. Manage the virtual bookstore relationship. Communicate and collaborate with all relevant campus departments regarding the posting of materials, payments received, etc.
  8. Work to raise campus awareness of the online bookstore, including distribution of marketing materials.

Areas of Responsibility & Reporting: The Course Materials Manager reports to the Dean of Academics (CAO).

Criteria & Qualifications: Candidates must have proven communication and organizational skills, be detail-oriented, have the ability to work independently, be proficient using MS Word and Excel, and have a consistently professional demeanor. Prior experience coordinating course materials at the college level preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu

The Athletics Department at Bryn Athyn College is seeking a Head Women’s Tennis Coach who will be responsible for the development, coaching, organization, and management of the Women’s Tennis program. In addition, this position is responsible for assisting the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and retention of current team members.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for the recruitment of prospective student-athletes and retention of current student-athletes.
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of team members and supervision of assistant coaches and student-managers with whom they work.
  • Responsible for teaching and developing athletic skills of team members.
  • Responsible for close collaboration with the Director of Athletics regarding scheduling of contests, practices, team travel and team management.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with:
    • NCAA Division III,
    • CSAC (Colonial State Athletic Conference),
    • Instructions from the Athletic Trainer, and rules and regulations,
    • Timely filing of any paperwork, reports and/or reimbursement requests.
  • Responsible for maintaining all sports equipment assigned to the Head Coach, Assistant Coach or student-athletes.
  • Supports the mission of the College.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and previous, successful coaching and recruiting experience at the collegiate level required. Travel is required.

The successful candidate must also possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Recruiting experience,
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
  • CPR/AED Certification,
  • First Aid Certification, and a
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of full covid vaccination status is required

How to Apply

  • Applications should consist of a cover letter, resume, proof of certifications and three professional references with email addresses and/or telephone numbers to Melissa Gamba, Director of HR college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.
  • Bryn Athyn College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
  • Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Residence Life has an opening for a part-time Residence Area Coordinator. An unfurnished on-campus apartment will be provided as compensation for 10-15 hours a week. Preference will be for a female hire. Applicants must be employed by Bryn Athyn College at time of application and while in the Residence Area Coordinator position.

Job Responsibilities
1. Management and Supervision of Student Staff

a. Work with the Residence Life team to select, train, and supervise a residence hall staff of RAs.
b. Provide direction, support and development for student staff through daily supervision and weekly meetings.
c. Participate in the development and implementation of the on-going training process for RAs.
d. Support staff in implementation of departmental programs and activities.
e. Supervise and manage the enforcement of all college and residence life policies by RAs.
f. Manage the duty schedule of RA staff.

2. Facility Management

a. Report and follow-up with safety and security concerns of the hall(s).
b. Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures; respond to parental inquiries and concerns.
c. Walk residential facilities on a weekly basis and identify areas of concern/repairs as needed.
d. Submit Work Requests to appropriate staff members and follow-up to verify completion.
e. Maintain Room Condition Reports and other facilities-related records for the residence hall.
f. Inspect rooms prior to arrival and departure and notify supervisor of any concerns or damage.
g. Officially close the residence hall for the summer.

3. Community Engagement

a. Plan and implement social, recreation and education programming. Facilitate activities organized by RAs.
b. Assist in creating and implementing traditions and large-scale programming organized by the Residence Life team including but not limited to faculty passion series, opening, and closing activities
c. Track programmatic data and provide to supervisor monthly.
d. Hold residence hall meetings with all residents several times during the year or as issues or needs arise.
e. Maintain regular contact with each of the residents.

4. Policy Enforcement

a. Interpret, develop, and enforce college and residence life policies for the residence hall.
b. Establish and maintain expectations of behavioral standards.
c. Conduct monthly Health and Safety Inspections of student rooms with RAs.

5. Crisis Intervention:

a. Respond to urgent and crisis situations and seek to resolve according to established protocols.
b. Serve as resource/referral agent for campus resources such as Health Services and Campus Safety.
c. Serve as part of the campus-wide on-call duty rotation schedule which includes working nights and weekends as needed. Shared supervision of residents during mid-year breaks.
d. Identify students-at-risk and immediately inform supervisor of concerns and challenges.
e. Meet with students who demonstrate at-risk behaviors and provide necessary referrals for college services and resources.

6. Communication with the Director of Residence Life

a. Check and respond to college email in a timely manner
b. Meet weekly to communicate student, policy, and facility issues.
c. Report incidents of serious student behavioral, medical, or emotional issues immediately.
d. Submit an annual report in May.

7. COVID-19 Addendum

a. If the college is closed for online instruction and residence halls are not occupied, Residence Area Coordinators will be obligated to work 10 hours a week in an assigned College task, department, or function for the duration of residence hall closures.
b. If a Residence Area Coordinator does not wish to work during this period, the employee will be responsible for paying rent (determined by similar rental rates) for the closure period until responsibilities can be resumed and agreed upon by the College/supervisor.

Line of Reports

The Residence Area Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Residence Life. The following personnel report directly to the Area Coordinator: undergraduate Resident Assistants.

Criteria & Qualifications

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree but a relevant Master’s degree is preferred. Must have appointment as faculty member or employment as staff member at Bryn Athyn College. This is a ten-month position that requires the Residence Area Coordinator to live in an apartment on-campus during the academic year.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume and letter of interest to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Application Deadline: Friday, August 7th or until position is filled. Applicant must be available to live in the residence hall starting Tuesday September 1st or earlier (flexible depending on situation).

 

Online Onboarding:

New hires complete employment forms via online onboarding through our payroll system portal, with the exception of the I-9 form. New hires are required to submit a completed I-9 form and show original ID to the Director of Human Resources as soon as possible after their start date.  Acceptable ID is listed on p 3 of the form. I-9 Form

Our employees are a vital part of the College community, contributing to the growth and success of the College. Thank you for your interest in Bryn Athyn College. If you have any questions, please contact us at 267-502-6038 or email college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.