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Department: Facilities

Reports To: Director, Facilities Operations

Location: UST Campus

 

Summary

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Laborer. The Laborer performs miscellaneous manual labor throughout the university.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

1.Moves and/or transports furniture, trash, debris, equipment, tools, etc.

2.Moves and assembles/disassembles chairs, tables, podiums, tents, scaffolding, etc.

3.Cleans storage areas, vehicles, work sites, loading docks, and equipment as needed.

4.May assist skilled craft personnel in completing work.

5.May serve on special task force during periods of emergency, such as floods, storms, hurricanes, etc.

6.May be required to work extended hours and some weekends as needed.

7.Performs other job duties as assigned.   

 

Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Requires the ability to read, write an follow simple oral instructions as might normally be acquired through 8 years of formal schooling.
  • Requries a minimum of Six  (6) months of directly job related experience
  • Requires a valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Requires the ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes or operations requiring the selection and execution of simple actions.
  • The knowledge and technology used in the job changes very little over time.
  • Work processes are fairly standard and the job does not require ongoing training.
  • Requires little or no analysis. Refers to appropriate person for resolution of most problems or issues encountered.
  • Activities and decisions are somewhat routine, requiring occasional independent action and judgement.
  • May supervise student workers from time to time.

 

Customer Service

 Internal Service

                                    Provides information to customer

External Service

                                    Provides information to customers

Environmental Conditions

         Working Conditions

                                    Work involves considerable exposure (several times a week for

                                    Approximately 2 to 4 hours at a time) to unpleasant elements,                                                such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noises,

                                    chemicals, etc.

         Physical Effort

                                    Position requires extremely strenuous work. Heavy lifting, pushing

                                    or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

         Physical Risk

                                    Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks that

                                     require following basic safety precautions.  

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

This is a full time, year round, benefit eligible position. To apply, please send a letter of interest with salary requirements and a resume to the email below. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 0717 

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

The University of St. Thomas, the only private Catholic university in Houston, Texas, the fourth largest city in the United Sates, intends to hire a Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  The University of St. Thomas was founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers and is committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.  The University is located in the Houston Museum District in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and the vibrant downtown business district.

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) will lead and direct the advancement program for the University ensuring that all initiatives, campaigns including annual and capital campaigns, and other programs are aligned with supporting the University’s short-term and long-term growth and strategic objectives.  The VPIA will work closely with the president, Board of Directors, senior staff, senior volunteer leadership, alumni and others on key advancement activities including fundraising, reputation development, community relations, and brand awareness.  The VPIA manages the IA Department staff ensuring that all department goals and objectives are met and all administrative and operating requirements are executed in accordance with established policies and any regulatory requirements.  The VP Institutional Advancement, as a key member of the executive management team, will report to the President. 

 

The successful candidate will possess a strategic and creative mindset; be highly collaborative and promote a collective vision to ensure the continued growth of the University.  Qualifications include a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible positions in fundraising, development, management and leadership responsibilities including a minimum of five years’ experience directing and working on major capital campaigns.  A Bachelor’s Degree is required with an emphasis on communications, marketing, public relations or business administration.  A Master’s level degree is preferred.

 

To ensure full consideration, candidate materials including a cover letter with salary requirements and resume must be received by April 1, 2017.  All communications may be sent in confidence by email to grahamra@stthom.edu with a reference to VPIA. 

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

 

 

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas near the museum district and the Texas Medical Center, is committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking an experienced Chief of University Police.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students on its main campus.   The Chief of University Police has overall responsibility for managing the daily operations of the University’s Police Department and the planning, organizing and direction of a comprehensive crime prevention and law enforcement organization.  The Chief of University Police will be responsible for Clery Act related compliance and programs.  The Chief of University Police works with the President’s Office and other campus officials and acts as an advisor to all segments of the campus on law enforcement, security, crime prevention, and emergency management issues.  The Chief of University Police will serve as the key person responsible for emergency preparedness planning.  The incumbent will supervise and evaluate the performance of University Police Officers and other security personnel including ensuring that the staff is at all times adequately trained.  The Chief of University Police reports directly to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

  • Directs and managers the University’s security, safety, and protection programs including patrolling of physical property, crime prevention, investigation of accidents, injuries and criminal acts, enforcement of University regulations and appropriate statutes
  • Directly supervises the activities and work performance of all University Police Officers and other security personnel ensuring the staff is adequately trained in all aspects of campus security.
  • Provides law enforcement advice, support and information to the University’s administration on policy and procedural changes that effect campus protection and security.
  • Manage and oversee all activities related to the University’s full compliance and administration of all Jeanne Clery Act regulations and programs.  Incumbent is accountable for ensuring the University is in full compliance with all aspects of the Jeanne Clery Act working closely with the University’s leadership team, staff, and faculty.
  • Manage and oversee all activities related to the University’s emergency preparedness plans and programs ensuring that all aspects of campus activity are covered by comprehensive and actionable steps to respond to and prepare for emergency situations and events.
  • Responsible for gathering and reporting all statistics related to campus security and University Police Department activities required under the law, including the submission and posting of the Annual Security and Fire Report.
  • Maintain effective liaison with local outside law enforcement agencies including, but not limited, to Houston Police Department, Harris County Sheriff’s Department, Constable’s Office, and other local and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Coordinate and maintain all security records and reports including the analyses performed to evaluate the University’s security programs and make appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • Responsible for the effective management of all related operating budgets, expenses, and operational standards.
  • Oversee the scheduling and maintenance of the campus shuttle vans, the Police Department vehicles, and Police Department golf carts.
  • Develop and promote educational events related to campus safety.
  • Oversee the enforcement of parking restrictions on campus property and the proper management of the Moran Center parking garage.
  • Perform other various projects and initiatives assigned.

 

 

Requirements/Experience

 

  • A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible management experience in law enforcement with a minimum of five years supervisory experience supervising other law enforcement officers. 
  • Must be currently certified as a law enforcement officer in good standing.
  • Experience as a Chief of Police at a college or university preferred.
  • Prior completion of, or willingness to complete with the first twenty-four (24) months of employment, of the Initial Training and Continuing Education for Police Chiefs required by Texas Education Code Sec. 96.641.
  • Completion of the Advanced Peace Officer Certificate preferred.
  • Must possess or be able to possess and maintain all the training certifications required by the State of Texas to function as a law enforcement officer in a Chief position.
  • Working knowledge of local, state, and federal laws as applied to University law enforcement.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of crime awareness and reporting statutes such as the Jeanne Clery and Campus Safety Act and related provisions of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).
  • Must have held responsible positions in the area of emergency management plan development and execution.
  • Demonstrated highly effective leadership skills.
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must have the ability work successfully in a team situation with a diverse group of faculty and other staff.
  • Must demonstrate effective communication skills both in writing and speaking. 
  • Must be able to develop and make effective presentations.
  • Must be an individual with a solid reputation for integrity and an ethical code of conduct with a leadership style which demonstrates the ability to provide the leadership required in this position.
  • Must be committed to the values of shared governance and maintain a philosophy of providing friendly, knowledgeable service and assistance to the campus community and surrounding areas.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement, Police Administration, Criminal Justice or a closely related field required.  A Master’s degree preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification.  All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis.  Management, at the appropriate level, retains the right to assign and change the duties of any position at any time.

This is a full time benefit eligible position.  To apply please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

 

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 1417

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Department:  School of Education and Human Services

Supervisor:  Dean, School of Education and Human Services

Location:       UST Campus

 

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university, located in Houston, Texas near the museum district and the Texas Medical Center, is committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Certification Officer.

Summary:  Provides support for statistical reporting, processing of testing permission and processing of certification recommendations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicate with students about testing and certification requirements
  • Process requests to test and track scores
  • Process requests for certification
  • Complete state and federal reports(ASEP, Title II) as required by law to provide statistical data about of students in the program and performance data of program completers
  • Stay current on Texas Administrative Code (TAC) and communicate with program directors about changes or anticipated changes.
  • Provide statistical data for Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation ( CAEP)

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree.  Master’s Degree  Preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Friendly and supportive customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel and Access
  • PeopleSoft experience in data retrieval and entry
  • Experience with SBEC Educator Certification Online Services and the ASEP reporting
  • Self-directed and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification.  All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis.  Management, at the appropriate level, retains the right to assign and change the duties of any position at any time. 

 

This is a full time benefit eligible position. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on April 17, 2017To apply please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

 

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 1617

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Faculty

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking experienced clinical faculty for their School of Nursing.    

 

The School of Nursing is seeking a seasoned faculty member with substantial clinical expertise to be part of the campus-based nursing program. The School is committed to a nursing philosophy and curriculum framework centered on healing and holistic care for the established BSN program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program currently in development.

 

Responsibilities will include classroom, simulation lab and clinical instruction, participation in curriculum development, establishing student clinical rotations with clinical partners, and advising students. This role requires sound clinical knowledge and skills and competence in teaching as evidenced by current clinical experience, clinical teaching and/or academic teaching, including experience with simulation in a nursing laboratory.
 

The successful candidate will have a PhD or DNP degree and a minimum of 5 years of BSN program teaching experience reflecting commitment to best practices in nursing education, or any equivalent combination of work and teaching experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position. Experience in teaching at the doctoral level is preferred. Current licensure as RN in the state of Texas, or eligibility for licensure is required. This is a non-tenure track position, although tenure track opportunities may be available in future if desired. Academic rank will be offered commensurate with education and experience.

 

While building on a powerful legacy of Catholic nursing education, the nursing programs focus on innovation and creativity in  curricula that incorporate emerging best practices in nursing education designed to prepare graduates for the future of nursing. Creative education/practice partnerships, learning partnerships between teacher and student and innovative use of educational/simulation technology will be integral to both  programs.. Faculty will participate in further enhancing the emerging collaborative organizational model guiding SON governance.

 

Interested candidates must provide a comprehensive resume and cover letter, evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence, and to the integration of a liberal arts education into the professional education of nurses at the BSN and DNP  level.  Also, include a statement demonstrating your willingness to support the tenets of Catholic higher education as articulated in Ex Corde Ecclesiae. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to a holistic nursing philosophy/framework and the capacity to work collaboratively as part of an engaged teaching team with nursing faculty, colleagues from other disciplines and clinical partners.

 

Key responsibilities will include: 1) A 12- month contract to teach summer, fall, and spring semesters; teaching assignment typically is during the day; however, evening and/or weekend hours may occasionally occur while working with precepted students. 2) Will develop, revise and update curricula in collaboration with nursing faculty, practice partners and students based on School of Nursing standards for curriculum, teaching methodology and outcome evaluation.

 

 Additional requirements include experience with collaborative learning environments and teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Fluency in both English and Spanish will be considered a plus.
 

Please forward your resume, cover letter, three professional references and the other items requested to:

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: Nursing Faculty

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2017.  The University enrolls more than 3,200 students with more than 2,700 enrolled at its beautiful campus in Houston's Museum District. 

This position will be a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Center for International Studies. International Studies is one of the largest undergraduate majors and largest concentration for students in the Master in Liberal Arts Program. 

To be considered for this position, candidates must hold a Ph.D. in International Studies or other social science discipline and/or provide evidence of completion by July 2017. This position will teach an annual course load of 21 credit hours, such as introduction to international studies, research writing and methods, international politics, and the senior thesis capstone.  In addition, the successful candidate will teach courses on East Asia and Taiwan, conduct related research, and provide service work in support of the Center and Taiwan & East Asia Studies Program. 

Demonstrated teaching excellence, student engagement, active research, and commitment to departmental and university service are required. Candidates should be capable of integrating their own discipline with the Catholic Intellectual tradition or willing to obtain this ability. 

Applications should address the candidate’s support of and ways she/he might contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with reference to Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  Review of applications will begin 04/28/2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The University encourages women and minorities to apply.

For additional information or questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Hans Stockton, Director, Center for International Studies at stockton@stthom.edu.

To apply for this position, please send CV, transcript, teaching evaluations, references and a writing sample to:                                       

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: CIS Assistant Professor

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

UST students and alumni seeking student employment and/or positions off campus (part-time, full-time or volunteer opportunities) with external organizations can login to UST Connect. For more information about student employment on campus or positions off campus, please Career Services.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer