Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

Bryn Athyn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

The Dean of Faculty is 10-month (with some tasks in the summer) administrative, faculty-ranked position providing vision, oversight, and leadership for Faculty. It carries the equivalent of 4.0 work units. The position supports faculty development in light of New Church principles.

The Dean of Faculty serves on the following committees

  • President’s Cabinet
  • Faculty Handbook (chair)
  • Policy and Benefits Committee
  • President’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

Specific Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
The Dean of Faculty is responsible for providing leadership to the faculty and keeping up with best practices in faculty mentoring, development, and evaluation.

  1. Collaborate with the Faculty Council Chair in matters pertaining to the faculty as a whole.
  2. Oversee faculty selection, orientation, reviews (including annual evaluations 2.5.1. and contract evaluations 2.5.2), and promotion processes that support high quality academic offerings.
  3. Prepare and issue employment contracts for all faculty positions
  4. Oversee faculty workloads.
  5. Collaborate with CAO and president on any terminations or dismissals for cause.
  6. Recommend sabbaticals and leaves of absence (for president’s approval).
  7. Co-chair (with CAO) meetings of the academic department chairs.
  8. Work with CAO and Chair the Faculty Handbook Committee to keep the Faculty Handbook current and effective.
  9. Approve professional development and faculty development requests and oversee professional development funds, with support from the director of faculty development.
  10. Appoint the director of faculty development, in consultation with the president.
  11. Oversee the Research Committee and Tenure and Promotion Committee.

Areas of Responsibility & Reporting:
The Dean of Faculty reports to the college president and is responsible for managing the faculty and leading the faculty as a whole. Positions or committees reporting directly to the Dean of Faculty are Faculty Development, Tenure and Promotion, and Research Committee. This post allows the dean to teach up to 6 courses per year.

Criteria & Qualifications
Doctorate or terminal degree in a liberal arts or related field. A record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship commensurate with that of a tenured professor required. Significant experience at the level of department chair, or above. Demonstrated ability to work productively with faculty to strengthen the institution.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, a CV, and contact information for three professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu by February 26, 2021.

The Language and Literature department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for the position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of English and Communications to begin July 1, 2021. This position is classified as percentage-time; the individual hired will carry a course load of 7 classes over an academic year that includes 3 terms.

We seek candidates with the following: 1) a passion for undergraduate liberal arts education, 2) experience with virtual learning platforms and pedagogies, 3) knowledge of a range of literary genres and time periods, 4) the ability to engage Generation Z in the educational environment, 5) commitment to communication skills (oral and written; face-to-face and online), and 6) enthusiasm for Bryn Athyn’s New Church mission, along with concrete ideas for how to enact the mission in the college classroom. A Masters in English, communications, or a related field is required; a PhD is preferred.

Minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates are invited to email a letter of application addressing the items above, CV, a list of three professional references, and copies of graduate transcripts when they are available, to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. The application deadline is February 8, 2021. For more information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.edu.

Staff Employment Opportunities

Bryn Athyn College is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach for the 2020-2021 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


  • 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


  • 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 has an opening for the Asst Director of Residence Life. This is a 12-month, full-time position that has evening and weekend hours and requires living in an on-campus apartment provided by the College during the academic year. For 2-3 residence halls that house 100-150 students, responsibilities include: creating a first year experience and orientation program, managing the facility, enforcing policies, and creating an environment of academic achievement, personal development, wellness, and safety/security for our residential student population. This position also assists in the supervision and development of 2-3 part-time professional Residence Hall Managers, and 6-8 Resident Assistants. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus 2-3 years of full-time college residence life experience (including staff supervision, crisis management, facilities management, policy enforcement, and community engagement). A relevant Master’s degree is preferred. Preference will be given to a female candidate to fill this role, and applicants must be supportive of the College’s mission and values.  Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu. Application deadline is March 31st, with the review of submitted materials to begin at that time.

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for a remote, part-time Executive Assistant to support the President and various cabinet members, to include the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Human Resources.  Scheduled hours will be 20 hrs/wk. Responsibilities may include answering/transferring calls and taking messages; scheduling appointments, interviews, and meetings; processing monthly credit card reconciliations; writing letters; scanning and filing confidential documents; processing bills; and creating/updating annual leases for College tenants. Qualifications include dependability; ability to work independently and remotely; calm, professional demeanor; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; proficiency with MS Office Suite (to include MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook email and calendar, and Excel); working knowledge of Teams and Zoom; proven customer service and communication skills; and comfort, confidentiality, and professionalism in interacting with guests, donors, students, alumni, trustees, and employees at all levels. Prior work experience in an educational environment preferred. Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and professional reference list to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Bryn Athyn College seeks a Men’s Ice Hockey Coach to manage all administrative aspects of the College’s club hockey program, including team travel, scheduling of games and coordination of practice times with the ice hockey facility and men’s ice hockey team, to actively recruit qualified student athletes that meet academic standards and profile of the college, and to create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth resulting in overall success of student athletes. This is a year round, part-time position.


  1. Manage all administrative aspects of the College’s club hockey program, including team travel, scheduling of games, and coordination of practice times with the ice hockey facility and men’s ice hockey team
  2. Actively recruit qualified student athletes that meet academic standards and profile of the college; identify potential student athletes through off campus recruitment and coordination of on-campus visits
  3. Create and sustain an atmosphere that promotes academic, athletic, and personal growth resulting in overall success of student athletes
  4. Identify, recruit, and supervise assistant coach
  5. Assist in preparation of yearly operating budget while adhering to the approved operating budget
  6. Organize fundraising activities that support team operating expenses
  7. Demonstrate understanding and embracement of the College mission
  8. Function as a collegial team member by working with all members of the Bryn Athyn College community, including a willingness to participate in campus events and committees
  9. Other duties as assigned


  1. Demonstrated, significant success playing and/or coaching at the collegiate or equivalent hockey level
  2. Safesport verified (completed through USA Hockey)
  3. USA Hockey confirmation number required
  4. USA Hockey requires the Safesport and screenings for any coach who meets, coaches, and/or instructs youth hockey players during recruitment. (It is possible BAC will have players on our team who are classified as minors.)
  5. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
  6. Strong organizational and communication skills
  7. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  8. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (minimum credential)
  9. Proficiency using MS Word and Excel
  10. Valid US driver’s license
  11. Ability to lift 50 lbs occasionally 

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu by March 5, 2021.

Residence Life has an opening for a part-time Residence Area Coordinator for the 2020-2021 academic year. 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.