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Department:  Business Office

Location: UST Campus

 

Summary

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a PeopleSoft Functional Specialist and Report Writer. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  This position is the functional leader for implementation, training and testing in PeopleSoft as it is used for the Business Office and Human Resources (HR) functions and responsibilities. The position provides day-to-day ongoing support to users within the business office, payroll, and human resources, and serves as the primary interface and point of contract with the University’s IT department. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary functional leader in PeopleSoft application configuration, testing and training.
  • Ensure data integrity and maintain functionality within PeopleSoft modules used by the business office and HR, such as HCM and Financial Reporting. 
  • Responsible for the design, development, testing, and implementation of core financial reports, executive dashboards, queries, and other ad hoc reporting as needed by the business office and HR.
  • Analyze, define, and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems, data integrity, table maintenance and controls.
  • Works with internal groups to provide appropriate application services.
  • Maintain data tables to ensure data integrity, efficient operations, processing, and reporting as required.
  • Identify global needs and determine system changes or other implementation that may be required
  • Write reports for compliance and ad-hoc needs using PS Query or similar query tools as needed.
  • Create user guides and user documentation, as needed, for training and documentation purposes.
  • Proposes creative technology solutions.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Bachelors’ degree or equivalent work experience is required.
  • Thorough familiarity with PeopleSoft.
  • Proficient understanding of multiple Business Office related Modules.  Modules used by the Business Office include Financials, HCM, payroll, time and labor, absence management, benefits admin, student accounts and other payroll and human resources functionality.
  • Understanding of testing methodologies.
  • Experience in report writing using PeopleSoft query or similar query tools.
  • Experience auditing data systems and in general data management.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment a plus.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Demonstrated ability to express functional concepts to non-systems oriented personnel.
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Customer service orientation

 

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: 0916 
University of St. Thomas 
Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Department:  Center of Faith and Culture

Location: UST Campus

Summary

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Director for Center of Faith and CultureThe University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  

The Director, Center for Faith and Culture (Director) serves as the primary manager responsible for all curricular activities, programs, student activities, and employees of the Center for Faith and Culture.  The Director speaks for the Center with respect to its policies, priorities, and official statements.  In all aspects of the position, the Director embodies the University’s mission, demonstrating ethical leadership, cultural competence, and thorough understanding and familiarity with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.  The Director ensures all courses and programs offered by the Center meet the education standards established by the University of St. Thomas and in accordance with Church teachings.  The Director promotes and cultivates private and corporate financial support for the Center, assures effective communication of the Center’s mission to internal and external constituencies, develops strategic partnerships that further the Center’s goals and objectives, and manages the Center’s finances.  The Director reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises and directs all activities, programs, courses, and staff of the Center.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the curriculum offered by the Center ensuring the courses and programs offered meet the education standards established by the University and in accordance with Church teachings.
  • Oversees the recruitment of students to ensure the Center remains a viable and engaged Center of Excellence on campus.
  • Serves as the primary contact of the Center with the University administration and other departments of the University.
  • Works in cooperation with the Undergraduate and Graduate Schools of Theology, in particular, and other departments and Schools of the University on program development and course offerings. 
  • Serves as the primary contact of the Center with the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston,  community leaders, business leaders and other institutions beyond the University.
  • Works to promote the Center and its programs with key members of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, community leaders, parishes, business leaders, and others who support the work and programs offered by the Center.
  • Works in cooperation with various ecumenical (Christian) judicatories and interfaith leaders.
  • Assures that the Center’s finances are managed properly and revenue streams are developed and grown to support the achievement of the strategic vision of the Center; develops and presents an annual operating budget to the President, Provost, and the Center’s Advisory Board for approval; oversees implementation of the annual budget and execution of the strategic plan. 
  • Functions as the primary point of contact in all aspects of fundraising and development activities.  Is actively engaged in fundraising campaigns on behalf of the Center. 
  • Assures that the Center operates in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum acceptable qualifications

Experience:  

  • Demonstrated academic and administrative experience in areas related to the mission of the Center for Faith and Culture.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing a group of faculty, instructors, and other staff in delivering quality education programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership philosophy that champions the value of teamwork and empowers others to lead is required.
  • Demonstrated skills in team building through open management.
  • A commitment to academic quality and shared governance is required. A commitment to credibly lead a dynamic center with the goal of providing students an outstanding education in the Catholic faith and the American culture.
  • Proven ability and the desire to reach and personally influence alumni, donors, and friends of the Center using a wide variety of tools, while working with the local Archdiocese, business leaders, and community leaders in promoting a diverse environment is required. 
  • Demonstrated dedication to quality, ethics, and service with a passion for excellence.
  • Respect for diversity and cultural differences.
  • Demonstrated capacity to recognize, analyze, and solve problems successfully.
  • Demonstrated openness to imaginative, new ideas.
  • Experience in preparing strategic plans, establishing goals, and developing/managing strategic and operational objectives.
  • Understands the importance and role of technology in serving the Center’s mission in an effective and efficient way.
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising.
  • Superior communication and public relations skills.

Education: 

An earned Ph.D. in theology, philosophy, sociology, or related discipline from a Catholic theological perspective related to the study of the relationship between the dominant American culture and the Catholic faith.  The director must be a recognized scholar and teacher who has an established reputation for applied research that incorporates theological and either sociological, cultural, anthropological, historical, political, economic and/or scientific disciplines in addressing aspects of the American way of life.  Of particular interest are applicants who, besides the requisite reputation in Catholic theology, are able to integrate the aforementioned academic disciplines into their research and analysis.  These scholars/teachers must have a demonstrated ability to integrate these academic disciplines in:  1) addressing aspects of American life; 2) analyzing them in light of the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and subsequent Papal and Church teachings; and 3) communicating the results of their work to the academic community and the general public.  The “Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World” - Gaudium et Spes -  is a foundational model of this faith and culture encounter which candidates would be expected to reflect.

Spiritual:

The Director must be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Church  who possesses a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ and an understanding of the teaching and Traditions of the Roman Catholic Church, the importance of a Catholic education, and a demonstrated  commitment to the Roman Catholic Church.  The Director must also have an understanding of how culture and faith demand an ongoing reflection and analysis for evangelization and the inculturation of the Gospel.

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.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this 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: 1016 
University of St. Thomas 
Houston, TX 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal opportunity Employer

 

 

Department:  Residence Life

Supervisor:   Assistant Vice President of Campus Life

Location:       UST Campus

Position Summary

The University of St. Thomas (www.stthom.edu), a private Catholic university committed to the liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, is seeking a Director of Residence Life and Conference Housing. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  The Director of Residence Life and Conference Housing is responsible for the administration, supervision, management and programming for residence life and conference housing services.  The Director reports to the Assistant Vice President of Campus Life and is appointed with the approval of the Vice-President for Student Affairs and the President of the University.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•  The overall administration and daily operation of on-campus residence halls;

•  To develop, implement, and enforce housing policies and procedures;

•  To prepare and manage budgets for on-campus residence halls and to participate in long range budget planning;

•  To annually review and revise, as needed, the Residence Hall policies and procedures;

•  To hire, supervise, and evaluate professional and student Residence Life staff;

•  To develop an effective residence life council and other residence committees;

•  To effectively manage the judicial process for Residence Life;

•  To maintain and update housing lists and statistics;

•  To oversee the maintenance and appearance of Residence Life facilities and coordinate housing services with appropriate University offices and personnel;

•  To conduct ongoing assessment of Residence Life programs;

•  To support, interpret and enforce University policies, procedures and regulations;

•  To foster a community environment with opportunities for personal and academic growth and leadership development;

▪  To become actively engaged in the lives of students;

▪  To oversee and manage the summer conference programs;

•  To serve on University committees and collaborate with offices and departments across campus;

•  To participate in recruitment and retention initiatives;

•  To participate in professional development through University, department in-service programs, Student Affairs committees, conference attendance and involvement in professional associations;

•  To perform delegated responsibilities assigned by the Assistant Vice President of Campus Life.

Qualifications/Requirements

•  Minimum of Master’s degree (Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or related field) required;

•  At least three years of professional experience with increasing responsibilities in residential life and summer conferences;

•  Strong communication skills—oral and written;

•  Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with multiple constituents;

•  Proficient with Microsoft Office programs;

•  Must reside in University provided housing;

•  Interest in working with students, faculty and staff of the University.

 

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 that incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

recruiting@stthom.edu

Office of Human Resources- Ref: 1216

University of St. Thomas

Houston, Texas 77006

 

 

Department: Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Supervisor: Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Location: UST Campus

Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

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 Admissions Operations Coordinator to support and serve the needs of the Undergraduate Admissions Office by performing a variety of administrative tasks as they pertain to the processing of undergraduate application documents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities    

  • Entering student application documents into the appropriate modules of the university student information system, PeopleSoft
  • Entering prospective student information into the university client relationship management software, Intelliworks
  • Resolving surface level data errors identified by the Institutional Research department
  • Assembling letters and decision packages for mailing
  • Monitoring office supply levels and coordinating order requests with the department administrative assistant
  • Evaluating system processes to maximize efficiency
  • Communicating with Assistant Director to develop and implement system improvements
  • Assisting in other labor-intensive projects as they develop
  • Perform other duties and team responsibilities as assigned.

Secondary:

  • Processing student admission decisions in student information system
  • Entering student scholarships in student information system
  • Adding appropriate service indicators to student records in student information system
  • Generating decision letters, scholarship letters, and scholarship certificates
  • Assembling letters and decision packages for mailing
  • Processing term changes in student information system
  • Processing matriculations in student information system
  • Processing application withdrawals in student information system
  • Coordinating with other members of the team and the department to accomplish duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinating with other departments as necessary to accomplish duties and responsibilities Communicating with Assistant Director for status
  • Assisting in other labor-intensive projects as necessary
  • Perform other duties and team responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications/Requirements

  • A minimum of 6 months experience in college/university admissions, preferred but not Required
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Aptitude for learning new software systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with limited supervision and effectively manage time
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred but not required

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 that incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Office Of Human Resources - Ref: 1416

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX  77006

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