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

Dean of Academics and Chief Academic Officer

Bryn Athyn College invites faculty to apply for the position of Dean of Academics and Chief Academic Officer (CAO), effective July 1, 2021. This is a 12-month administrative, faculty position serving as CAO for the College and 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 CAO serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and on other committees and councils as appointed by the President.

The CAO 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 CAO 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 CAO reports to the College President. Positions reporting directly to the CAO include the academic department chairs, heads of majors, directors of graduate studies, and chairs of the Curriculum and Academic Policy and Core committees, along with the Registrar, Director of the Swedenborg Library, and personnel in international studies, course materials management, and college office operations. The CAO also oversees the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs who is responsible for managing student academic advising and support services, student academic action requests, and student academic performance/deficiencies.

This post allows the CAO to teach one course per term.

A doctorate or other terminal degree is required, as well as a record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship commensurate with rank of Associate or Full professor. Experienced assistant professors will also be considered.  Significant experience at the level of department chair or above, including experience in the development, assessment, and administration of curriculum, budget, personnel, strategic planning, and the use of technology in higher education is highly desirable, as is demonstrated extensive academic leadership, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an 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 college.iobs@brynathyn.eduopens in a new window by November 27, 2020.

English and Communications Faculty

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.eduopens in a new window. The application deadline is February 8, 2021. For more information about Bryn Athyn College and its mission, see www.brynathyn.eduopens in a new window.

Staff Employment Opportunities

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Bryn Athyn College sponsors 12 NCAA Division III athletic programs and is a member of the Colonial States Athletic Conference. The College is accepting applications for a full-time, 10-month, Assistant Athletic Trainer. The position will begin 1/5/21 and report directly to the Head Athletic Trainer.

The Assistant Athletic Trainer  will be expected to support the mission of Bryn Athyn College to enhance students’ civil, moral and spiritual life and enhance the focus of BAC Athletics to build a program that fosters commitment, sportsmanship, and charity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Athletic Trainer in providing quality athletic training services for BAC student-athletes
  • Assist in the care of all student-athletes through practice and game coverage, injury prevention, evaluation, management, treatment of new and pre-existing injuries, short-term and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of student-athletes, and athletics related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the team Physician and Head Athletic Trainer
  • Act as a preceptor to student athletic trainers
  • Assist in the management of the athletic training room (inventory, scheduling, etc.)
  • Make referrals and interact regularly with team physicians and other health care consultants
  • Maintain comprehensive records of athletic injuries and treatments
  • Travel to away contests as requested by the Head Athletic Trainer and/or Athletic Director
  • Other related administrative and committee duties as assigned


  • B.S. in Athletic Training from a CAATE accredited institution
  • NATABOC Certification
  • PA State Licensure or eligible
  • The candidate must be prepared to work nights, weekends, and early morning hours as needed


  • M.S. in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, or related field
  • Experience in collegiate athletics setting beyond undergraduate clinical rotations

Submit a letter of introduction, resume, and list of professional references to college.jobs@brynathyn.edu .

Executive Assistant

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.eduopens in a new window.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Residence Area Coordinator

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.eduopens in a new window. 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).

Sr HelpDesk Technician

Bryn Athyn College has an opening for a Sr HelpDesk Technician who will be responsible for providing remote and on-site hardware and application support to our customers, supporting our student staffed Helpdesk; maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting problems with network backups, and providing low-level network and phone system support, maintenance and troubleshooting.  This is a part-time, on-site, hourly position (30 hrs/wk) with scheduled weekdays and occasional evening hours during special projects and/or emergencies. Requirements include a general understanding of PC hardware & applications and networking concepts, excellent customer service and verbal/written communication skills, a proactive & resourceful approach to problem resolution, strong troubleshooting and follow-through skills, ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, and willingness to learn new skills. Prior work experience in PC support or a related field preferred.  Applicants are invited to apply through the following link by January 4, 2021:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=d1bb3b00-b69b-480f-a4e1-356a149b59f8&ccId=273841668680_3217&type=JS&lang=en_USopens in a new window

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.