Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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

Assistant Professor of Religion

The Religion, Philosophy, and Sacred Languages department at Bryn Athyn College invites applications for a faculty position in Religion at the rank of assistant professor to begin July 1, 2018. Candidates are required to have an M.Div. degree from the Bryn Athyn College of the New Church Theological School and be an ordained priest of the General Church of the New Jerusalem. 

A successful candidate must be committed to undergraduate teaching and have the ability to teach religion courses with a focus on New Church doctrine at the introductory level and an interest in teaching in other areas such as comparative religion and scripture as well. As a minister on campus, a successful candidate will also be able to communicate dynamically and effectively outside as well as inside the classroom with college students who have varying experience with the teachings of the New Church.  

Bryn Athyn College is a small, private, coeducational, liberal arts college affiliated with the New Church, a Christian denomination founded 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, and names of three professional references to Ms. Renee L. Rosenfeld, at ude.n1519198239yhtan1519198239yrb@s1519198239boj.e1519198239gello1519198239c1519198239. 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 religion at a liberal arts institution. The application deadline is February 26, 2018.

Dean of Academics

Bryn Athyn College invites applicants to apply for the position of Dean of Academics, effective 7/1/18. This is a 12-month administrative, tenured-faculty position providing vision, leadership, and direction for all academic programs to ensure program effectiveness, continuous improvement, and administrative oversight and accountability. The overarching goal of this position is to maximize students’ spiritual, moral, and intellectual success at Bryn Athyn College in light of New Church principles. The Dean of Academics serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and on other committees and councils as appointed by the President. 

The Dean of Academics is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered. The Dean of Academics also ensures that the curriculum appropriately reflects the mission of the college and that it is as current as possible regarding disciplines, delivery, and best practices.

The Dean of Academics reports to the College President. Direct reports include the academic area heads, heads of majors, directors of graduate studies and of faculty development, chairs of the Curriculum and Academic Policy, Core, Tenure and Promotion, and Research committees, Registrar, international studies, summer academic program, and instructional technology. This post allows the dean to teach up to one course per year.  The Dean of Academics is responsible for managing the faculty and staff above by conducting timely performance evaluations and providing professional development and training as necessary.

A doctorate or terminal degree in related field of study required, as is a record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship commensurate with that of a tenured professor. Significant experience at the level of head of department or area head/chair of department or above including experience in the development, assessment, and administration of curriculum, budget, personnel, strategic planning, and the use of technology in higher education required. The position also requires demonstrated extensive academic leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to formulate and articulate sound policies, and demonstrated ability to identify, resolve, and consult on a wide range of administrative and personnel issues with a clear sense of institutional needs and priorities. Strong organizational and management skills are also required.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, CV and list of professional references to ude.n1519198239yhtan1519198239yrb@s1519198239boj.e1519198239gello1519198239c1519198239 by 3/2/18.

Staff Employment Opportunities

Head of Academic Advising Staff

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for Head of Academic Advising Staff (HAAS) to co-chair the Academic Advising Steering Committee and be responsible for managing the advising program for incoming and undeclared students, assigning and supervising academic advising staff, coordinating with the Early Alert Council, Academic Support Center, and head of the Academic Career Excellence Center regarding student performance, and advising a caseload of first and second year students. The HAAS is a part-time, non-exempt, year-round position that requires approximately 25 hrs/wk while classes are in session and 36 hrs distributed over six summer weeks. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the HAAS supervises academic advising staff members. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (preferably in a liberal arts field), strong written and oral communication and time management skills, confidentiality, team focus, and ability to manage multiple complex tasks independently. A Master’s degree and working knowledge of academic advising software is preferred. A full job description can be seen here. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to ude.n1519198239yhtan1519198239yrb@s1519198239boj.e1519198239gello1519198239c1519198239 by 3/7/18.

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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 ude.n1519198239yhtan1519198239yrb@s1519198239boj.e1519198239gello1519198239c1519198239.