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Department:   University Police                                                       

Supervisor:     University 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 a Police Officer. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. 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:

 

  • 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 applicable 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. 
  • Provides courtesy escorts on an as needed basis.
  • Opens/Closes facilities as required.
  • 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.  Must be a licensed Texas Peace Officer or the ability to be licensed within 3 month s of hire.
  • Experience: previous experience in a university police department of similar size 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 written test, interview process, background investigation, agility test required.
  • Must have or obtain a valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Heavy lifting, exerting 50-100 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 lbs. constantly.
  • 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 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: 2816

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Department: School of nursing

Supervisor:  STEM Success Director

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 STEM Success Center Administrative Assistant.  The STEM Center Administrative Assistant will be a member of the STARS program team, an HSI STEM grant program funded by U.S. Department of Education from October 2016 through September 2021.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant will report to the STEM Success Center Director.  This position will be responsible for:

  • Assist with developing and setting up the STEM Success Center Office.
  • Perform all administrative duties related to coordinating the STEM Success Center Office.
  • Provide administrative support for all grant staff.
  • Support the Project Director and staff by arranging travel, taking minutes, assisting with monitoring of the budget and inventory.
  • Coordinate activities related to Peer Mentors, Tutors, and STEM Module Faculty Developers.
  • Prepare reports and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Some college coursework preferred. 
  • A minimum of three years of relevant experience in similar setting. 
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with great attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Thorough knowledge of business practices and procedures.
  • Three years of experience at another educational institution preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, preferably Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to draft correspondence, write memoranda, and produce reports.  
  • Courteous and pleasant telephone manners. 
  • Excellent communication skills, spelling and grammar.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional and courteous manner.

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 grant-funded, 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: 3816

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Department:  Athletics         

Supervisor:     Director of Athletics

Location:        UST Campus   

 

Purpose of the job:

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 seasoned Head Cross Country Coach.  The Head Cross Country Coach is responsible for a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) men’s and women’s cross country program.  This includes the administration of day-to-day aspects of a collegiate athletic program including recruiting, budgeting, scheduling and a commitment to the athletes’ academic progress and degree completion.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to cultivate the men’s and women’s cross country program at the University of St. Thomas.  The program is a part of the NAIA and functions as a member of the Red River Athletic Conference.  The candidate, in conjunction with the Athletic Director, will be instrumental in determining the direction of the program. 

Reporting lines:

The Men’s and Women’s Head Cross Country Coach will report to the Director of Athletics for all matters related to the cross country program and will work closely with Student Affairs to help advance UST athletics.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Student development theory is used to create, plan, and implement educational, social, physical and cultural programming designed to enhance the overall experience and achievement of both undergraduate and graduate students.  These means are accomplished through the following specific duties:

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) men’s & women’s cross country program
  • Recruitment of student-athletes in compliance with university and NAIA policies & procedures
  • Practice and Meet preparation
  • Scheduling and travel arrangements
  • Budget preparation & management
  • Establish and maintain relationships with regional and national coaching organizations and associations.
  • Coordinate with the Recreational Sports Office and Facilities Reservations Office with the scheduling of practices and other team events on campus
  • Collaborate with Institutional Advancement relating to fundraising issues
  • Work with the Faculty Athletics Representative
  • Coordinate with other offices and departments on campus as needed including Admissions, Financial Aid, Creative Services and the Registrar
  • Participate actively in campus events in order to support the University community and provide a leadership presence
  • Ensure compliance with Title IX regulations and requirements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  • The men’s & women’s Cross Country coach will act as the athletic department’s Co-Coordinator of Game Management. The Co-Coordinator of Game Management will be responsible for the set-up and implementation of all home games and matches for the athletic department. This includes event promotions, event timelines, the hiring of event personnel, facility preparation and all aspects pertaining to the event.
  • The Men’s and Women’s Head Cross Country Coach will supervise a student assistant and team manager.
  • The Men’s and Women’s Head Cross Country Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics with the departmental budget expenditures for the cross country program.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Knowledge and skills required:

​A Bachelor's Degree in kinesiology, Sport Management or a related field or a Master's degree is preferred with a minimum of five years of coaching experience, preferably in a college or univerisity setting

The successful candidate must also have excellent verbal conmmunication and strong interpersonal skills,  Basic computer skills should include word processing and spreadsheets.

  • Working conditions:

Position requires irregular office hours including after-hours and weekend work to attend competitions, practices and university events.  Office hours will be established in consultation with the Director of Athletics.  Physical requirements are those of a normal office.  This is a full-time, benefit-eligible, exempt position. 

 

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: 4016

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

Position 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 a Parking Garage Attendant.  The Parking Garage Attendant is responsible for overseeing activities during the day in the University’s Montrose Parking Garage.  They will ensure parking access and departure flow smoothly reporting any significant delays or problems to the University Police Office.  The Attendant will interact with tenants and those parking providing a high level of customer service. 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Greet all tenants; be responsive and timely with problem resolution; display a caring attitude, and develop a rapport with the customer base. Promote good customer relations by consistently providing premier customer satisfaction with a friendly demeanor, can-do attitude, and willingness to help at all times.
  • Assist customers in the parking garage; help direct traffic. The parking garage is over-sold and therefore traffic/parking management is essential to tenant relations. Monitor all building visitor parking including Reserved Spaces and 15-minute parking surrounding the office buildings.
  • Must work well individually with or without supervision.
  • Must be punctual and reliable arriving to the garage before building hours and leave after building hours.
  • Must be able to make basic repairs to parking equipment; including but not limited to the parking barrier, ticket dispenser, all parking directional signage.  Training will be provided.
  • Assist in removing any vagrants or loiterers on the property including any solicitors or transients.  Contact University Police Office for assistance.
  • Garage maintenance – Pick up all trash every morning upon arrival and before leaving. Blow out excess dirt or leaves from Garage once a week. 
  • Deliver invoiced validation tokens and parking access cards as instructed by parking manager. Work with Building Manager on any incoming / outgoing tenant parking requirements outlined in Exhibit “D” of Office Lease. Maintain up to date logs of each building complex company (including name, car license plate, and car model). 
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • May be scheduled to work evenings or weekend when special events are scheduled.

 

Education and Experience Requirement:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have customer service experience.
  • Parking industry experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must have an acceptable work history of satisfactory attendance and reliability.
  • Must have demonstrated the abilities to interact with individuals in a professional manner.
  • Must have the ability to proficiently communicate, both verbally and in writing, in English.  Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and timeliness.
  • Works well with other employees.
  • Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Some lifting (25 lbs or less) and bending to pick up items from the floor may be required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential duties/functions.

 

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 positions 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: 3416

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 institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, invites applications for the following position:

 

Catholic Theology

 

The Theology Department at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017. The department is interested in applicants with expertise in systematic theology and conversant with the Roman Catholic theological tradition. Ph.D. or equivalent ecclesiastical degree required. A successful candidate will be able to identify strongly with the university’s Catholic liberal arts identity and its Basilian mission. The Mission Statement can be found at

http://www.stthom.edu/About/Mission_and_Vision/Index.aqf

The candidate should be a practicing Catholic who is faithful to the Church’s Magisterium; he or she will be expected to request the mandatum from the Cardinal of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Please send a CV, letter of application, single page statement of teaching philosophy, single page statement of adherence to Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and three letters of recommendation via email to:

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu

Office of Human Resources

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose - Houston, Texas 77006

 

The application should address the candidate’s contribution to the mission of Catholic higher education at a university committed to implementing Pope John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae and Fides et Ratio.

 

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

 

The University of St.Thomas is an Equal Opporutunity Employer

 

 

 

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 Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Cooperative Engineering at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX) seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2017.  The department is interested in applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science. A Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will be able to identify strongly with the university’s Catholic liberal arts identity and its Basilian mission.   

 

 Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses. The courses in our program cover most common areas of computer science, with emphases in software development and computer networking. Specific teaching assignments will be determined after considering the background and experience of all department faculty
  • Contributing to program and curriculum development
  • Advising of students majoring in Computer Science and ensuring that their academic progress meets requirements set by the institution
  • Working with students to encourage professional development, and mentoring upper level students on senior projects, which involve software development, computer networking, and server configuration
  • Conduct and publish research relevant to computer science and facilitate undergraduate research projects in computer science
  • Serving the university through faculty committee participation.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A graduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related field is required. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred
  • A demonstrable track record of successful teaching and scholarship, or significant professional experience related to Computer Science
  • Strong presentation skills, and commitment to quality classroom instruction and student learning;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and proven ability to work collaboratively with others.

 

In addition to addressing qualifications and experience, the application letter should address the candidate’s resonance with the university mission and with Catholic liberal arts higher education and provide a statement of adherence to Ex Corde Ecclesiae.


The review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.Please send a CV, letter of application, single page statements of teaching philosophy and scholarship summary, and contact information for three references to:

facultyrecruiting@stthom.edu
Office of Human Resources
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose - Houston, Texas 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 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

 

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