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Department :  Custodial Services

Supervisor(s): Custodial Supervisor

Location: UST Campus

The University of St. Thomas, a private university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Custodian I.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  The incumbent will perform general cleaning duties and will report to the Supervisor of Custodial Services.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Sweep, mop and scrubs floors, stairs and other inside and outside buildings.
  • Vacuum carpet in offices, rooms and public areas
  • Scrub, strip, wax, and buff floors using powdered scrubber and buffer.
  • Shampoo carpet using rugs using shampooing machine
  • Empty wastebaskets, pencil sharpeners, smoking urns, ashtrays etc. into containers or plastic bags, replaces lines in wastebaskets and place trash in collection area for removal.
  • Wipe, dust, and /or polishes furniture, fixtures, glass doors, windows  and door trim
  • Wipe and scrub sinks, tubs, toilets and tiles
  • Remove supplies from janitorial closet, replenish and maintain adequate supplies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A minimum of one year of related job experience is required
  • Ability to read, write,  and follow simple oral instructions, procedures and practices
  • Moderate physical activity, handling objects up to 25 pounds, standing and/or  walking for prolonged periods of time (more than 4 hours a day)
  • Exposure to soiled materials and  cleaning solutions

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 benefit eligible position,  to apply please send a resume to :

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 2914

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas, with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District, is a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.  Founded in 1947 by the Basilian Fathers, the University of St. Thomas is an internationally respected Catholic, private, co-educational, comprehensive university.   The University of St. Thomas enrolls a richly diverse student body of approximately 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 30 states and 57 foreign countries.  The University is ranked in the top tier of regional universities in the West.

The University of St. Thomas is seeking a Vice President, Finance.   The Vice President,  Finance (VP, Finance), as a true business partner and strategic leader, is responsible for directing and assessing organizational financial performance and initiatives to ensure the University’s financial strength and growth are aligned with the its stated strategic objectives.   The VP, Finance provides both operational and programmatic support to all functional and academic areas of the University.  The VP, Finance has executive supervision of all finance and accounting related activities and functions (Business Office), facilities and physical plant operations, human resources, property acquisition and disposition, commercial real estate management, risk management, and legal affairs.  The VP, Finance will work closely with the Board of Directors and serve on various board-level, executive, and administrative committees.   The VP, Finance, as a key member of the executive management team, is a member of the President’s Cabinet, and will report through the Provost to the President. 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration required; MBA/MSA preferred
  • CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in various financial management positions with progressive management experience.
  • Experience with a non-profit or institution of higher education preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership using good judgment and solid decision making skills.
  • Demonstrated 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 priorities.
  • Individual must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, effective speaking and presentation skills, and proficient writing skills.
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills and the ability to effectively lead multiple initiatives.
  • Individual must demonstrate a strong personal work ethic and be self-motivated and results-oriented, with strong leadership abilities/management proficiency and accomplishments 
  • Individual must be able to think creatively and strategically to successfully mediate and negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to effectively deal with ambiguity and to overcome obstacles to cooperation and foster harmonious relations.
  • Demonstrated strong team building skills and the ability to work effectively and collegially with others.
  • Individual must have demonstrated effective organization and planning skills.
  • Evidence of leadership in professional associations.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, salary requirements, and the names, addresses, and e-mail addresses of three references to:                                                             

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: VP, Finance 1714

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

We are the University of St. Thomas, the Catholic university in the heart of Houston. We are committed to the Catholic intellectual tradition and the dialogue between faith and reason. By pursuing excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, we embody and instill in our students the core values of our founders, the Basilian Fathers: goodness, discipline, and knowledge.

 

We foster engagement in a diverse, collaborative community. As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educated students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally, and lead ethically.

Job Summary

The Director, Master in Liberal Arts (MLA) and Undergraduate Degree Completion Programs is responsible for directing the Master’s level in Liberal Arts program and facilitating the completion of a returning student’s undergraduate degree program.  Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director will be instrumental developing and directing all academic matters related to the pursuit of a Master’s in Liberal Arts degree and in helping to strategically facilitate the availability of a comprehensive program for individuals who return to complete undergraduate degree program.    The Director will work closely with other faculty, administrators, and staff to ensure a collaborative effort exists in order to market and deliver high quality programs and results.  The Director will be responsible for all planning, budget management, advising, course development, and compliance issues related to these programs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

Direct the Master in Liberal Arts Program

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of program structure, policies, and procedures for communication to prospective and continuing students, and other academic and administrative units on campus.
  • Participate in marketing and student recruitment activities and monitor admission process managed by the graduate admissions office
  • Review admission applications, interview applicants, coordinate review of applications with the MLA admissions committee as necessary and make admissions decisions.
  • Collaborate with academic departments to ensure adequate course offerings in every semester and term, day and evening
  • Maintain a list of graduate and upper-division undergraduate level courses suitable for MLA students
  • Serve as the primary advisor for all MLA students; be available for academic advising for new and continuing students
  • Monitor academic progress of all students and certify students’ completion of degree requirements for graduation
  • Oversee program outcomes according to University requirements and ensure that the program meets all Southern Association of Colleges and Schools criteria for accreditation
  • Maintain appropriate records and provide school deans and department chairs with enrollment reports each semester.

 

Direct the Adult Degree Completion Program

  • Collaborate with academic departments to ensure adequate course offerings, especially in the evening, for degree completion students
  • Maintain an up to date calendar of course offerings for degree completion students
  • Demonstrated experience working with non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students in areas of academic advising and mentoring to foster student success and retention.
  • Coordinate with the Office of Admissions on matters pertaining to admissions for degree completion students
  • Coordinate with the Office of Academic Advising on matters pertaining to advising for degree completion students
  • Serve as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking to apply and enroll into the degree completion program
  • Serve as the primary advisor for all incoming adult degree completion students and monitor the progress of continuing students
  • Oversee program outcomes according to University requirements and ensure that the program meets all Southern Association of Colleges and Schools criteria for accreditation;
  • Serve as the advisor for “Back on Campus Again” – BOCA student organization and as Chapter Councilor for the Alpha Sigma Lambda, the national honor society for adult students in planning programs and activities for students

Execute yearly goals and any additional duties assigned by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs or the President.

Serve as an ex-officio member of the Academic Council, Graduate Council, Retention Committee and Integrated Marketing Committee

 

Experience Requirements

  • Candidate should be a seasoned educator with a successful track record of a minimum of five years experience in classroom experience.
  • Minimum three years experience in administratively being responsible for programs and outcomes  
  • Demonstrated experience working with non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students to foster student success and retention.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated effective presentation and facilitation.
  • Leading candidates will be self-motivated and results-oriented and have strong personal work ethic, strong leadership abilities/management proficiency; and notable accomplishments

 

Education Requirements

An advanced level degree is required with a Ph. D 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, 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: 2214

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX  77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department:  Advancement Services & Donor Relations

Supervisor:  Director of Advancement Services & Donor Relations

Location:  UST Campus

The University of St. Thomas, a private university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking an Assistant Director of Advancement Services with focus on development research.  The position will assist in supporting prospect research demands of a major capital campaign. The position will report directly to the Director of Advancement Services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research and identify potential prospects in support of the major fundraising initiatives for the University’s capital campaign.
  • Work closely with development staff providing them with appropriate data needed for development of strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospects.
  • Serve as a member of prospect management team working closely with the Director to insure optimal use of prospect management system to develop fundraising status and progress reports.
  • Analyze and assess information from local, national, financial, philanthropy resources to identify and or qualify prospects utilizing both printed and online resources.
  • Assemble and evaluate research results for fundraising initiatives following professional ethical guidelines of Association for Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA).

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in prospect research, development, library research or information- related field preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Knowledge of the range of online resources available to prospect researchers and the ability to apply those resources in an organized and purposeful manner.
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated background in Internet-based and online database research. Experience working with a relational database as well as the Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, and manage multiple, diverse and competing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to work in a demanding environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus three years of relevant work experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to supervise and prioritize and assign projects handled by the student interns as assigned.
  • Manage other projects related to donor relations as assigned.

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, 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: 2314

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX  77006 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Title:  Part-time Reference Librarian                                                                    

Supervisor: Dean of Libraries

Location: UST Campus

 

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 Part-time Reference Librarian.

Purpose of the job:   

The part-time reference librarian is responsible to provide reference services to our patrons during the weekends. 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  •   Provide research help at reference desk for the University of St. Thomas scholarly community.
  •   Provide telephone and online reference service including e-mail, text messaging and chat.
  •   Assist with special reference projects such as creating specialized bibliographies, checklists, holdings lists, etc.
  •   Offer advice and consultation to other reference librarians in the development and evaluation of the Doherty reference collection.
  • Other duties/responsibilities may be assigned as needed
  • There is no supervision of Staff; on exception may be an occasional need to supervise a reference department student assistant.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • ALA accredited MLS degree required.
  • Commitment to public service.
  • Experience as a reference librarian: reference desk, bibliographic instruction, user guides, preferably at a college/university library.
  • Experience with using online systems.
  • Effective communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Self-starter.

Working conditions:

Hourly staff position.  Weekend hours.  Some bending, lifting, stooping required in an office environment.

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.

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: 2414

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX  77006

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Department: Career Services and Testing Center

Supervisor: Director of Career Services and Testing Center

Location: UST Campus

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 Coordinator of Internships and Recruitment.  The Director of the Career Services and Testing Center with the approval of the Assistant Vice President for Student Success, the Vice President for Student Affairs and the President appoints the full-time, benefits eligible Coordinator of Internships and Recruitment. He/she reports directly to the Director of the Career Services and Testing Center and is responsible for developing job and internship opportunities for students and coordinating the on-campus recruiting program.

Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the broad function of recruitment and development of potential employers for the purpose of hiring UST undergraduates and graduates for full-time positions and internships.
  • Develop a marketing plan to engage employers in a collaborative recruitment program for full time positions and internships. Develop professional correspondence and marketing pieces.
  • Manage the university internship program working with faculty and employers to ensure legal and ethical policies and guidelines are met.
  • Coordinate internships for academic departments that do not have an established program.  Assist academic departments who have established internship programs, as needed.  Serve as liaison between established internships programs and academic departments.
  • Maintain, through campus publications and internet, correspondence with students, faculty, and staff regarding activities and special employment and internship opportunities available through Career Services.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Alumni Relations to develop and maintain an alumni career network.
  • Collaborate with the Cameron School, Graduate Student Association, and other graduate programs to establish positive linkages with Career Services.
  • Create and maintain employer databases.
  • Oversee the on-campus recruitment program.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of job fairs, networking events, and career-related programs.
  • Deliver job search workshops to students.
  • Assist with resume reviews, mock interviews and other related job search student appointments.
  • Execute yearly goals and any additional tasks assigned by the Director of the Career Services and Testing Center, the Assistant Vice President for Student Success, the Vice President for Student Affairs and/or the President.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (human resources, counseling, student personnel, higher education, marketing, public relations, communications, or general business).  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working in a human resources or college career services environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of CSO Interface System, preferred.
  • Strong communications skills-oral and written.
  • Computer skills that include MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, Internet, Publisher.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Interest in working with students, faculty, staff of the university, as well as with the professional business community.
  • Willingness to work cooperatively with the members of the Career Services and Testing staff.
  • Willingness to establish linkages through professional affiliations.

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, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered

 

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 2614

University of St. Thomas

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 an Emergency Preparedness and Clery Compliance Coordinator.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.

Summary

The Emergency Preparedness and Clery Compliance Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the University’s Emergency Management and Preparedness functions, including development and maintenance of its comprehensive emergency management plan and sub-plans.  The incumbent will oversee and coordinate all on campus efforts to prepare and plan for emergency situations and response.  This position is a key resource in developing and maintaining relationships with local, state and national emergency management organizations as well as working among various University of St. Thomas campus departments to plan, communicate, and coordinate University-wide emergency preparedness and management efforts.  This position works through the University Police Department and is responsible for Clery Compliance data collection.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will assist in the development and maintenance of the university emergency operations plan and annexes in accordance with published standards.
  •  Will assist in preparing and presenting public awareness programs to university staff, faculty, students and alumni.
  • Provide response to campus emergencies, when needed.
  • Assist in planning, implementation, and evaluation of emergency preparedness exercises and drills to test the university's response to a variety of crisis situations.
  •  Develop After Action Reports (AAR) to include Lessons Learned and Recommendations.
  •  Review and update the Crisis Management Plan.
  •  Must understand the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or Incident Command System (ICS) and the four phases of Emergency Management.
  • Will attend local and regional Emergency Management meetings.
  •   Responsible for maintaining the ICS certifications from faculty and staff on a spreadsheet and Human Resource database.
  •   Provide professional administrative and coordination assistance for the department to include answering telephones, greeting and advising visitors, preparing departmental reports and maintaining databases for written procedures.
  • Plan and implement Safety Week annually for the University.
  • Serve as a key point of contact within the University’s emergency response team under the supervision of the University President and VP Student Affairs.
  • Chair the University’s Emergency Preparedness and Planning Committee.
  • Coordinate the University’s CERT and Safety Captain Program.
  • Coordinates the University Clery Act compliance program which includes preparing the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, identify and train "Campus Security Authorities" and managing the University Timely Warning Report program as well as collaborates with the Office of Marketing and Communication to ensure compliance with "Emergency Notification" requirements; Ensures compliance with the daily crime and fire log requirements.
  • Works with various institutional offices to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Sexual Assault Victim's Bill of Rights such as Office of the Title IX Coordinator to ensure collaboration regarding Sexual Assault reporting.
  • Trains key institutional stakeholders on Clery Act requirements and ensures the institution maintains accurate records on security awareness and crime prevention programs and presentations as well as Coordinates with Real Estate and Accounting office to maintain an accurate list of buildings and properties owned and/or controlled by the institution.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Note:  This is an essential service position.  The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and must communicate their location if they plan on being more than 100 miles from the University’s main location.  The incumbent may be required to remain on the University’s premises in the event of an emergency campus closure.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years of administrative or program experience in emergency management administration and planning.
  • Experience in emergency management or a related professional environment. Effective oral and written communications skills. Proficient in standard office applications to include Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience as an instructor for courses related to Emergency Management. Certifications of FEMA 100, 200, 300, 700, 800 are preferred. Knowledge and understanding of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) or Incident Command System (ICS) and the four phases of Emergency Management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the National Incident Management System.
  • Experience in developing broad plans and programs requiring a high degree of coordination, communication, and implementation among various groups and departments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities with a high degree of attention to details.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to make sound judgments and decisions.
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments.

 

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Emergency Management, Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Management, Public Administration, or related field.  A Master’s degree preferred.  Equivalent experience will be evaluated as part of the interview process.

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, 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: 2714

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Department: Advancement Services and Donor Relations

Supervisor: Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations

Location: UST Campus

The University of St. Thomas, a private university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Assistant Director of Advancement Services.  The individual will report to the Director of Advancement Services and Donor Relations. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Extracting, analyzing, manipulating and reporting data pertaining to Institutional Advancement as it relates to giving and constituents both from PeopleSoft and any other third party database.
  • Assist the Director of Advancement Services in testing for patches and upgrades.
  • Research new functionalities in PeopleSoft and help in implementation.
  • Respond efficiently and accurately to internal and external report requests.
  • Perform routine audits and recognize, investigate and resolve internal data integrity issues.
  • Prepares spreadsheets and graphs to facilitate interpretation of data and assists in the preparation of narratives and reports on research results.
  • Assist the director on various projects related implementation of various services with third party vendors.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and or equivalent work related experience required.
  • 2 years of related work experience with relational database environment.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical experience.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and ability to demonstrate knowledge of formulas, pivot tables and advance functionalities of Excel required.
  • Proven ability to manage competing deadlines and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work in high volume and high demand environment and prioritize work.
  • Experience with the PeopleSoft software system and query tools preferred
  • Understanding of data mining and data analytics is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently.

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, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 2814

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                  

Department: University Police                                                          

Supervisor:     Chief of Police           

Location          : UST Campus                                               

           

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 Police Officers.  The purpose of this position is to provide law enforcement service to the University of St. Thomas campus and the surrounding neighborhood.

Essential duties and Responsibilities

This job title supports the operations of  the University of St. Thomas and its Police Department by fulfilling the following functions:

  • Supervises Police Officers and other department employees in enforcement of local, state, and federal laws and in provision of personal, real property, and equipment security throughout campus
  • Supervises investigation and documentation of crimes and incidents
  • Supervises police officers in performance of regularly assigned patrols and incident investigations; prepares shift notices and assignments; conducts pre hire evaluations of prospective police officer candidates; conducts performance evaluations; makes recommendations in matters concerning employee discipline and retention.
  • Conducts inspections of police personnel and equipment; issues and accounts for police equipment.
  • Reviews police documentation including incident and accident reports and daily logs for accuracy and compliance with criminal, motor vehicle, and traffic laws and with university regulations.
  • Patrol campus in radio-equipped vehicle.
  • Protect life and property against criminal attack and preserve the peace.
  • Provide protection against harmful acts, both willful and inadvertent of non-criminal as well as criminal class.
  • Responsible for the security and policing of buildings.
  • Educate and/or inform students, faculty and staff concerning parking regulations and enforce parking regulations.
  • Maintain effective relations with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Regulate vehicles and pedestrians in traffic in order to prevent accidents and congestion.
  • Provide service to all persons on campus, give information, assist and comfort those in distress.
  • Cooperate with all local law enforcement agencies, investigate all criminal acts and process the recovery of stolen property.
  • Arrest offenders in violation of city, state, and federal laws.
  • Enforce all University regulations.
  • Write reports on all criminal acts and violations of University regulations and make follow-up reports when required.
  • Prepare cases for presentation in court and testify as a witness when called.
  • Complete reports as necessary.  
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education/License Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or completion of a GED. Associates degree or higher preferred.
  • Experience: Previous experience in a university police department of similar size is preferred. Minimum of 10 years experience as a Texas Peace Officer. Demonstrated knowledge of JIMS (Justice Information Management System).  Supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Working Conditions: Individuals in this position work inside and outside in all types of weather; are exposed to dirt, dust, noise, fumes, odors, heat, cold, rain, humidity, and sudden temperature changes; frequently are exposed to mechanical hazards, traffic hazards, and bodily injuries; are infrequently exposed to chemical, electronic, and fire hazards, explosives, and contagious diseases.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of functions and obligations of law enforcement.
  • Ability to direct traffic and regulate traffic and parking problems.
  • Knowledge of the use and care of firearms.
  • Ability to exercise clear, quick thinking in emergencies.
  • Demonstrate initiative and good judgment.
  • Ability to deal with people with a firm and tactful manner.
  • Ability to meet the public courteously and intelligently.
  • Ability to write concise, intelligible reports.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of how to apply first aid.
  • Ability to cooperate with representatives of other law enforcement agencies.
  • Ability to maintain effective relations with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Must be willing to work at night, on weekends, and to report for duty any time an emergency arises.
  • Must be available to work various shifts with rotating days off.

Essential functions or requirements listed above may not be performed in every position with this title, and these essential functions may not include all related duties that might be requested and/or performed.

General Requirements: 

  • Must not be less than 21 years of age.
  • Satisfactory results from interview process and background investigation.
  • Must be a licensed Texas Peace Officer with less than 180 days break in service.
  • Must have or obtain a valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Applicants must be capable of being licensed as a Police Officer by The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
  • Heavy, exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly.
  • Candidate may be asked to complete a ride along on a patrol shift prior to job offer.
  • Constantly sits, sees, speaks, and drives. Frequently stands, walks, kneels, crouches, squats, twists body, lifts heavy objects and people; pushes vehicles; and writes by hand. Infrequently crawls, climbs, runs, fights, and wrestles. Vision must be correctable to 20/20. Must have normal hearing.

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, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 3014

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Academic Advisor

Supervisor: Director, Academic Advising

Number of Openings: 2

Location: UST Location

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 Academic Advisors.

    Purpose and Scope of Position

The Academic Advisor supports the efforts of the Director of Academic Advising and the Academic Advising Center in a plan to enhance student satisfaction and retention through personal service, superior guidance and academic planning.  The Academic Advisor will assist FYE advisors in the support of sophomores who have not decided on a major, supporting a process of course scheduling and guidance directed at self-discovery and major selection.  The Academic Advisor will support all functions of the Academic Advising Center, including degree planning, advising and registration for new and continuing students. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Collaborate with the Director of Academic Advising to create a comprehensive plan to facilitate sophomores with major program selection

·Serve as official advisor for sophomores who have not declared a major

·Guide advisees through a process of academic self-discovery that culminates in a major selection appropriate for student’s personal goals

·Advise new students and direct course selection in conjunction with major options

·Assist Director of Academic Advising with event planning and group functions

·Manage the Academic Advising email account  

·Maintain advising files for all advisees

·Provide students with increased support through extended, electronic communications such as Blackboard and Skype

·Schedule advising appointments for new and returning students

·Manage office phone calls by taking and forwarding messages and providing students with phone support

·Assist in the support of faculty advisors

·Assist Director of Academic Advising in the continuing creation and implementation of services that increase student persistence and success

·Provide artistic and creative direction when assisting in the development of advising resources and materials

Qualifications and Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

· Bachelor’s degree required,

· Experience working with students in an academic advising setting

· Demonstrated commitment to a philosophy of service to students and faculty

· Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

· Comprehensive knowledge of degree planning and course scheduling

· Working knowledge of UST degree programs and core requirements

· Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment with ability to work well under pressure and with frequent interruptions

· Proficiency working with computer-based systems including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Outlook and PeopleSoft.

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, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 3114

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

 

 

 

 

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education invites applications for the position of Special Assistant to the President.  

The administrative position reports directly to the President of the University and will be responsible for performing work assigned by the President in the area of board relations and external institutional affairs including serving as a liaison with members of the Board of Directors, community leaders, and other key persons of interest. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific Duties

Board of Directors:

  • Work closely in support of the Board Chair, Vice Chair, and other Board members as needed.
  • Foster a relationship with Board Members to maximize their financial support and contributions to the University.
  • Work closely with the President, the Board Chair, and other Board Members on specific initiatives, as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain various correspondences to Board Members, community leaders, and other key persons of interest.
  • Maintain meeting schedules for the Board of Directors, Board Committees and the President’s Advisory Board. 
  • Provide administrative support to the board, committee chairs, and other leaders including, but not limited to, transcribing meeting minutes.
  • Prepare various materials and provide various levels of support for Board and committee meetings including properly transcribing and maintaining meeting minutes.

Presidential Support:

  • Assist the President in various initiatives and projects including attending various internal and external meetings, prepare reports, conduct research, and interact with former board members, key community leaders, UST employees at all levels, and other persons of interest. 
  • Responsible for various communications to the Board of Directors, Board Committees, President’s Advisory Board, and former board members, as directed by the President.
  • Assist with Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement preparations.
  • Perform other assigned projects and duties, as needed.

UST Parish Partners:

  • Attend to various activities, in conjunction with Catholic Outreach, related to the UST Parish Outreach Program.

External Relations:

  • Attend various meetings, representing the President and the University, as requested in order to enhance the University’s communications and visibility.

Additional Duties:

  • Work closely with the Executive Administrative Assistant to the President in support of their activities.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

Work Experience and Education

  • Minimum five year’s experience in a position that requires interaction with senior company officials, members of the board of directors, community representatives, and other key individuals.
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors on various tasks coming directly from President, Board Chair, or other Board members. 
  • Experience interfacing with all levels of employees or others in the community in the normal course of their work.
  • Advanced level of proficiency working with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and other MS Office products is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to transition from an activity, discussion or work that is highly strategic in its focus to work that is tactical in nature. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and consult with board members, administrators, faculty, and staff, including other department team members.  
  • Position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Position requires strong oral and written communication skills, including excellent writing and editorial skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct effective presentations.
  • Incumbent must be a self-starter and work well both as a member of the President’s Office and independently.
  • Position requires a strong work ethic, a positive and flexible attitude, a sense of urgency to meet deadlines, and the utmost level of integrity and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and diplomacy.
  • Advanced level of project management skills is critical to this position.
  • Individual must demonstrate a professional approach to their work and their interactions with others. 
  • Undergraduate degree required or equivalent work experience.  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, year round, benefit eligible position. To apply, please send a letter of interest with salary requirements, a resume and three professional references to the email below. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.                         

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 3214 - Special Assistant to the President

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Department: Computing Infrastructure Services

Reports to: Director of Computing Infrastructure Services

Location: UST Campus

Schedule: 30 hours/week

 

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 Help Desk Technician I.

Position Summary:

Receives calls from college customers; provides call routing and general information to college customers including faculty, staff, students and the public. Provide first line technical support and diagnosis, data-entry for the call-center database, and any reports as needed.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answers and routes incoming calls on a telephone system.
  • Performs database retrieval for directory information.
  • Provides information obtained from a variety of sources to field questions from the public regarding departments, phone numbers, operational hours, etc.
  • Assists callers in identifying needs and then routing calls appropriately.
  • Responds to user questions and inquiries through telephone, e-mail, oral, and written forms of communication
  • Assists users in resolving routine problems and answers routine questions
  • Identifies user problems with software and hardware, researches problems, and instructs users in routine problem resolution
  • Dispatches the necessary personnel and resources to assist on-site service calls.
  • Maintains database on problem management and utilizes help desk systems to research and solve problems
  • Refers more complex problems to appropriate technical staff and monitors disposition of class
  • Communicates with users to ensure their service requests have been met properly
  • Produces routine reports on open and closed service calls and helps with identification of trends and opportunities to improve service
  • Receives incoming technology equipment and maintains inventory records and control
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

            Education:  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

            Experience: 2+ Yrs experience working/managing Help Desk Operation

            Problem Solving / Analysis: Performs in-depth analysis to interpret and evaluate  obscure or vague information in the development of new solutions for complex technical and managerial problems. Problems may be atypical in a unit. 

Judgment: Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring both common and unusual problems. The job’s manager is consulted for clarification of policy.Think quickly and communicate orally with a variety of callers; handle a high volume of calls and locate correct and/or unique spelling of names from the database and/or printed directory.

Complexity of Work:   A broad knowledge of principles and practices within in a technical field as well as customer service.

Change in Knowledge: The knowledge and/or principles used in the job changes frequently; as a result, frequent study, and training is required.

            Customer Service: Solves usual and unusual customer problems. Evaluates and recommends modifications to services or processes based on customer input.

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 30 hrs./week, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 3314

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal opportunity Employer

 

 

Faculty

The University of St. Thomas, 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 Assistant Professor of Finance in the Cameron School of Business beginning August 2014. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students, with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. The Cameron School of Business is accredited by AACSB.

This position is full-time, nontenure-track, and at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Finance, and Decision Information Sciences. The areas of investments and portfolio management are strongly preferred.  It is possible but not assured that the position may become a tenure track appointment in the near future.

The position requires that candidates hold a Ph.D. in. finance. Candidates must also possess demonstrated teaching excellence, active research, and a commitment to departmental and university service.

Applications should address the candidate’s support of and ways he/she might contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with reference to Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  Review of applications will begin immediately 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. Joe Chieh-Chung Ueng, Chairman of the Department of Economics, Finance, and Decision Information Sciences at ueng@stthom.edu

To apply for this position, please send CV, transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, a sample of research paper, and the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references to:

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu
Human Resources – Ref: Finance Assistant Professor
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 university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member to design and open an undergraduate, practitioner program in criminal justice. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.

The incumbent will report to the Dean of the School of Education and will be responsible for: 

a.creating a criminal justice program based on the pertinent social doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church;

b.providing leadership in the development and evaluation of curriculum and teaching practices;

c.developing the course schedule and overseeing instructional staffing;

d.working with Institutional Assessment to generate an approved outcomes assessment/institutional effectiveness plan for the degree program offered;

e. assuring a careful yearly evaluation of each full-time and part-time faculty member of the program, and recommending to the dean the retention, promotion and tenure of faculty;

f.securing and maintaining program accreditation;

g.providing general supervision of the program including its budget;

h.maintaining an active file of candidates for possible appointment to fill vacancies, and in the event of vacancy, the program director shall have primary responsibility for recruiting faculty;

i.assisting in the effort to raise funds for the criminal justice program;

j.assisting the Admissions Office in student recruitment programs; and,

k.consulting frequently with program faculty members and the Library Director to maintain adequate holdings, both print and non-print materials, relative to the discipline and to promote the use of these materials by faculty and students. 

The successful candidate will possess leadership abilities, managerial experience, a wholehearted commitment to the core values of the university, and the field of criminal justice work. He or she will possess (i) a Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, related social science field or J.D.; (ii) experience working in criminal justice; and (iii) experience in higher education teaching. Candidates should have experience in the following:  a) developing and evaluating baccalaureate curricula, b) program development, c) faculty recruitment, and d) fund raising.   

The successful candidate will have a thorough and comprehensive understanding of and commitment to the principles of Catholic education described in the apostolic document Ex Corde Ecclesiae and The Application of Ex Corde Ecclesiae for the United States by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Applications should address their support of and ways they might contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with reference to Ex Corde Ecclesiae

To apply for this position, please send CV, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and three professional references to:  

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: Director of Criminal Justice Program Development

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

One-Year Visiting Position in Mathematics (Academic Year 2014 – 2015)

 

The University of St. Thomas Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Cooperative Engineering invites applications for a one-year visiting professor for Academic Year 2014-2015. Requirements include a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics.  Mathematicians from all areas are welcome to apply; a Ph.D. in Mathematics is preferred.

The University of St. Thomas is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.  The University enrolls more than 3,500 students, with its main campus located in the Museum District near Houston’s renowned Medical Center.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, phone numbers and email addresses of references and unofficial copies of graduate transcripts should be included in a candidate’s application materials.  Additionally, two years of student teaching evaluations should be sent, if available.

Please send all application materials to facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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

 

 

The University of St. Thomas, a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a part-time instructor for a single course German 1331, presently scheduled TuTh 5:30-6:45 for Fall 2014. 

The University enrolls more than 3,700 students, with its main campus located in Houston's Museum

The position requires that candidates hold a Masters Degree in the field of German language or literature. Candidates must also possess demonstrated teaching excellence

Applications should address the candidate’s support of and ways he/she might contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with reference to Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For additional information or questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Coscio, Chair of the Modern and Classical Language Department, coscioe@stthom.edu.

To apply for this position, please send CV, transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references to:

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: German Adjunct Fall 2014

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

The University of St. Thomas is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students, with its main campus located in the Museum District near Houston’s renowned Medical Center.

The University of St. Thomas Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Cooperative Engineering invites applications for adjunct positions in Mathematics beginning in Fall 2014.  Requirements include a commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in Mathematics.  A Ph.D. in Mathematics is preferred and Mathematicians from all areas are welcome to apply.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, phone numbers and email addresses of references and teaching evaluations for the last two academic years, if available, should be included in a candidate’s application materials. 

Please send all application materials to facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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

 

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