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Department (s): Library

Supervisor:  Circulation Department Coordinator

Location: UST Campus - Library

Schedule Hours: Part-Time Weekend Schedule

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 Circulation Desk Supervisor. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.                 

Purpose of the job: To manage and supervise the circulation desk, the security desk and the book stacks.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the timely and proper closing and/or opening of the library
  • Ensure all patrons either scan or sign in upon entrance at the library
  • Ensure the efficient circulation of library materials
  • Ensure accuracy of the student worker timesheets
  • Supervise the circulation and security desks and library computer lab
  • Supervise stack maintenance and general upkeep of the library
  • Enter and remove comments, fees, blocks, account holds and other information stored on University databases related to library patron circulation records
  • Collect fines
  • Handle circulation problems to include tracking down lost and missing material
  • Handle patrons’ complaints and problematic accounts
  • Check and respond to “hold” requests
  • Oversee the operation and use of photocopiers, add-value machine and refunds related to the operation of these machines
  • Oversee the neatness and furniture arrangements in the library
  • Work in cooperation with reference and interlibrary loan departments
  • Provide directional information to patrons (maps, events, etc.)
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Supervise student assistants in the circulation department, the security desk and at the computer lab.    

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (with work experience preferred)
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Computer literacy
  • Disposition to work cooperatively with the staff of other library departments

Working conditions:

Part-time hourly position.  Weekend evening hours required.  Some bending, lifting, stooping required in an office environment.  When opening the library, supervisors report to work 15 minutes before the library doors are open to the public.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 1516

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Department: Institutional Advancement

Reports to: Director of Events and Constituent Relations

Location: UST Campus

JOB SUMMARY

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 Event Project Manager.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  The Event Project Manager is directly responsible for overseeing a portfolio of special events and/or programs which promote the University’s mission, including but not limited to large-scale fundraising, presidential, alumni and donor stewardship events, as well as several Center and School initiatives. The Event Project Manager is responsible for creating and executing event plans, tracking and cultivating event-pertinent constituent relationships, managing the Office of Institutional Advancement internal event calendar system, executing all project timelines and coordinating logistical tasks. The Event Project Manager will gain an understanding of and appreciation for the University’s mission and core values, and clearly, actively articulate both through strategic events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with the Director to execute a comprehensive annual Strategic Event Plan.
  • Implements plans for key events in support of the Office of Institutional Advancement annual development, alumni and stewardship goals.
  • Actively coordinates details and tasks for concurrent events, including but not limited to pre-event preparation, post-event follow up and review, coordination of volunteer/staff assignments. Adheres to event policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for driving the coordination of all elements of select fundraising events, including but not limited to event briefs, invitation and RSVP/seating lists, budgets, scripts, schedules, program timelines/day-of operational outlines, printed materials, and publicity in consultation with other departmental areas such as Marketing, PR/Communications and outside vendors/consultants as required.
  • Guides high-level volunteer leaders such as Event Chairs and Committee Members, and interfaces with the Office of the President for execution of key Presidential events.
  • Provides regular communications such as status reports and event briefs to Director and volunteer leaders.
  • Negotiates contracts with a variety of vendors, organizations and companies with oversight by Director and Budget Manager.
  • Collaborates with University Departments such as Facilities Management, Catering, Marketing/Communications and other Advancement Directors and Staff including Alumni, Planned Giving, Stewardship, Development, Annual Giving, Advancement Services and Advancement Communications to ensure effective implementation of event plans.
  • Coordinates data entry, personal acknowledgements and thank you notes, contact report submission, announcements, invitations, calendar and electronic filing system.
  • Delegates tasks effectively to student workers and coordinator-level/administrative personnel.
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, English, Journalism or a related field required. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Event Project Management is required. Experience in the area of Institutional Advancement is a plus.
  • Proven history of major event and/or project management experience and a demonstrated track record of progressive success in past positions.
  • Fundraising and volunteer management experience is preferred.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Detail-oriented, strategic thinker.
  • Exceptional leadership, organizational, oral/written communication and project management skills.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional multi-faceted planning and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Must be able to thrive under the pressure of change and deadlines.
  • Highly energetic, self-motivated and takes initiative, but also values/contributes to a team-first culture.
  • Desire and ability to initiate and cultivate relationships with others.
  • Values the notion of service to others.
  • Projects maturity and ability to adapt.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to deal effectively with all levels of individuals inside and outside the University.
  • Exceptional technical and computer skills with proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, with experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and database platforms such as Raiser’s Edge, PeopleSoft and others.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Professional office environment. Must adhere to the University core values of goodness, discipline, knowledge, and community.

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: 2116 

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Department: Registrar's Office

Reports to: University Registrar

Location: UST Location

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 experienced Enrollment Support Coordinator to assist with the daily functions of the Registrar’s Office and Enrollment Services Center.  The Enrollment Support Coordinator will be cross trained in all areas of office function but will be primarily responsible for enrollment activities and office support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This individual will report to the Registrar or designee and will oversee student service at the Registrar/Financial Aid service counter.
  • Assist students, alumni, and faculty with questions concerning basic policies and procedures of the Enrollment Services offices.
  • Work cooperatively with other university offices to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of students.
  • Supervise and train student workers to work the front service counter.
  • Verify accuracy of students’ enrollment status and academic progress
  • Review registration forms for completeness; refer students to appropriate professional staff members as needed
  • VA Certification
  • Track budget expenditures
  • Provide support for cyclic processes such as scheduling and batch enrollment.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of the annual commencement.
  • Plan and perform staff training for PeopleSoft, and provide training for use of other software as required.
  • Assist end users with problems, questions and any data clean up.
  • Coordinate the testing for Image Now, Ad Astra and PeopleSoft upgrades.
  • Assume responsibility for adding content to Registrar’s web pages, and work with the Registrar and IT to improve design and navigation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree preferred; Associate Degree or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 2 years related or similar experience in university settings preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal written and verbal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under minimal supervision
  • Must be self-motivated, a proactive problem solver, and willingness to learn new skills as needed
  • Team player invested in the success of the department and fellow co-workers
  • High comfort level with technology and ability to quickly learn new software
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required. 
  • Database experience is highly desirable as is prior experience with PeopleSoft, Image Now and Ad Astra

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Some weekend and evening work may be required.
  • Normal 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. 

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: 2216 

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Department: Cameron School of Business, McNair Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

Supervisor: Director of the McNair Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

Location: UST Welder Hall

Summary

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 Administrative Assistant for the McNair Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative and office support activities for the McNair Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
  • Support the Director as assistant in all areas needed to effectively run and grow the Center & its programs
  • Answer, screen and transfer routing telephone calls
  • May greet and assist visitors to the office
  • Sort and Distribute incoming mails
  • Create the Center’s local filing system, file and retrieve documents
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years support/administrative experience, preferably in a fast paced environment
  • Effective at supporting an executive and helping maximize his/ her productivity & focus
  • Efficient and dependable work habits
  • Proficient in Outlook and Microsoft office application(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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 part-time 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: 2316

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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.
  • Manage and schedule officers to work Special Events.
  • Assumes Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC) duties and responsibilities.
  • Responsible for Fleet, Equipment, and Property management. 
  • Maintains training files and coordinates training requirements for agency employees in accordance with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.  
  • 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.
  • Maintain effective relations with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Regulate vehicles and pedestrians in traffic in order to prevent accidents and congestion.
  • 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.
  • 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: 2416

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Faculty

The University of St. Thomas is a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education.

The Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas (UST) in Houston, Texas is seeking applications for the position of a Director of Human Services Management Programs.  We seek an innovative scholar-practitioner who values student-centered, multi-disciplinary, community-based learning.

The Cameron School of Business educates students of diverse backgrounds, teaching professional skills necessary for a changing global economy and instilling a deep appreciation for ethical behavior, inspired by the educational tradition of the founding Basilian Fathers.  Small classes and a low student-to-faculty ratio assure individual attention. The Cameron School of Business has achieved accreditation of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Human services organizations provide services to those individuals, who need assistance in changing behaviors, acquiring skills, resolving personal and interpersonal problems, and accessing the resources and care necessary to sustain themselves. These (human services) organizations provide services such as welfare, rehabilitation, socialization, counseling, and therapy. The school’s specialized, practice-oriented, academic programs in Human Services Management will prepare students for managerial and administrative work in such organizations.

For the position of the Director of Human Services Management programs, we seek an individual with experience in academic program development and management along with work experience in a human services organization. The ideal candidate would have an earned doctorate in educational leadership, with expertise in instructional design. The programs developed in the area of Human Services Management will complement and expand the multi-disciplinary work at the university, engaging with programs in areas such as psychology, mental health counseling, clinical translation management, communications, and nursing; the candidate should demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse colleagues at the university. Further, the candidate must demonstrate ability to network with local human services agencies and organizations to promote the school’s programs in the community and develop practicum and internship opportunities for students. This is a twelve-month administrative appointment. 

Applications should address the candidate's support of and ways he/she will contribute to the mission of Catholic higher education with particular reference to Ex corde ecclesiae.  Applicants should consult and address Ex corde ecclesiae, the apostolic "On Catholic Universities" of Pope John Paul II, in preparing their statement.  Ex corde ecclesiae is available at this link: http://w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-ii/en/apost_constitutions/documents/hf_jp-ii_apc_15081990_ex-corde-ecclesiae.html

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the faculty of the business school to develop and update (as necessary) undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in Human Services Management
  • Incorporate innovative teaching methodologies and technologies in program design and delivery of the programs in Human Services Management
  • Teach courses in the Human Services Management programs
  • Participate in recruitment events and support program growth efforts
  • Advise students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs in Human Services Management
  • Participate in marketing and institutional advancement efforts for the programs
  • Create and maintain ongoing relationships with local human services organizations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of program assessment materials and practices that align with school and university requirements
  • Participate in college, university and/or professional service

Required Qualifications:

  • Expertise in program and instructional design and delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in a higher education setting
  • Content knowledge that would allow teaching courses in the following areas:  program planning and evaluation, human services management, and the business disciplines
  • Experience working with human services agencies or similar organizations
  • Earned doctorate at time of appointment

Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply for this position, please send CV, 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: Director of Human Services Management Programs

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

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