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Department: Institutional Advancement

Reports To: AVP, Development

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 Director of Development – Major Gifts. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. 

The Director of Development –Major Gifts for the University of St. Thomas will function as a member of Institutional Advancement fundraising team. The Director develops implements and evaluates comprehensive fundraising and advancement efforts for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship with prospective donors and donors as well as asks for gifts ranging from $25,000 to $1,000,000 + that align with the fundraising priorities of the university. Position may relate to other areas and serve as a liaison for specific priority areas including campaign. This position shall manage a portfolio of 120 prospective donors with the capacity to make a major gift. Position may require state and/or national travel.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Strategically develops and implements fundraising strategies for his/her portfolio of major gift donors and prospects;
  • Using established development techniques, supports and participates in a full complement of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for a portfolio of major gift prospects which will support UST’s strategic priorities;
  • Leads the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for donors and prospects;
  • Makes 100-120 strategic face-to-face visits and qualified contacts that lead to major gifts for academic programs, scholarships and other university priorities;
  • Works with the Advancement Communications to submit proposals and grant requests that lead to major gifts;
  • Market, solicit and close 1-2 planned gifts per year (simple bequests);
  • Work with volunteers, faculty members, and university administration in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects and participates as appropriate;
  • Achieves fundraising goals – individual, team and organizational;
  • Maintains accurate records of all activities in Peoplesoft; completes timely donor or prospect contact reports.
  • Participates in strategic planning, working with volunteer and advisory councils as directed;
  • Stewards alumni involved with major initiatives, to include follow-up visits as needed, and works creatively to successfully close pending solicitations.
  • Participates in development meetings as appropriate; attends events/special functions as required.
  • Coordinate with other development staff to provide input for fundraising proposals, annual stewardship reports, events, annual fund letters, alumni relations events, and donor acknowledgement letters.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 3-5 years of major gift fundraising experience; track record of successful direct major gift ($25,000 - $1M) solicitations;
  • 8-10 years of successful development experience;
  • Demonstrates outstanding written communication skills to prepare and edit effective correspondence, proposals, and creative solicitation materials;
  • Strong oral communication skills to make persuasive presentations to individuals and groups;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to implement fundraising activities, prioritize, and complete work in a timely manner despite many deadlines and competing requirements;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with the Institutional Advancement team and fundraising colleagues in a team-oriented environment;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Creative thinker with passion and high energy for the mission of UST.

Working Environment

Professional fast paced, dynamic office environment, committed to donor centered development

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 that incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Office of Human Resources- Ref: 2515

University of St. Thomas

Houston, Texas 77006

The University St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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Department: School of Nursing Success Center

Reports to: Director, Nursing Success Center

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 SON Nursing Success Coordinator. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.

JOB SUMMARY:

The SON Nursing Success Center Coordinator will provide a high level of administrative support to Nursing Success Center and to the NSC Director with a high degree of initiative and limited supervision. The Coordinator will help ensure efficient and effective outcomes for SON advising, retention, and student support programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Event Planning

  • Plan, coordinate, direct, and determine work priorities to insure the timely completion of all aspects of the NSC Schedule of Events (see attachment)
  • Develop yearly calendar of events in concert with NSC Director
  • Coordinate food, tables, room reservations, and decorations
  • Prepare flyers and all correspondence/documents for NSC events
  • Serve as liaison with all UST offices to ensure positive outcome of each event
  • Analyze and standardize procedures for improved efficiencies.

Database Management and Reporting

  • Manage and develop all aspects of the NSC database management system
  • Generate statistical reports of student usage at NSC for monthly Title V report.
  • Develop specific retention data reports as needed to support the SON outcome assessment plan
  • Develop calendar of reporting needs in concert with NSC Director
  • Maintain NSC budget
  • Initiate improvements in work process/environment.

Retention Program Support

  • Provide operational management support for SON retention programs
  • New Student Orientation
  • Academic Boot Camp
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Dean’s List Award Luncheon
  • HESI Exit Exam
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality while serving as liaison between faculty and academic counseling specialist for those students who need assistance with critical thinking test-taking skills; who have study problems; or who need assistance with organizational skills, etc.
  • Collaborate with faculty to monitor/manage  student access to the SON academic counseling specialist based on the SON academic support plan
  • Coordinate the counseling process:
  • Schedule counseling appointments
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Provide essential documents – exams, exam keys – in a secure and confidential manner

Other

  • Serve as liaison between UST School of Nursing and Harris Health System to support event planning for Harris Health System functions held at UST
  • Interact with NSC customers toward effective problem resolution and assist with questions regarding policies, procedures, and operations of the area.
  • Anticipate the administrative support needs of the NSC and its director to ensure positive outcomes.
  • Provide overall operational management of NSC building services, equipment and maintenance repair, reimbursement, safety, and other administrative matters, in concert with SON Operational Manager
  • Provide a high accuracy of work outcomes by ensuring that all written materials are error free on documentation, such as event flyers, data collection, etc.
  • Assist the NSC Director with daily operational activities and with development of correspondence and essential communications with constituents via email and telephone
  • Ability to think independently and make decisions as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of office related experience in a higher education environment with responsibilities for working with databases and records
  • Excellent software skills with demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) and Survey Monkey
  • Demonstrated proficient and accurate typing skills
  • A strong customer service orientation is vital to the success of the position
  • Abilities to handle multiple tasks with effective organization skills and attention detail
  • Results oriented with a focus on meeting deadlines.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in baccalaureate and graduate nursing academic program support.
  • Knowledge of event planning and database management preferred.

 

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

This is a full-time benefit eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, 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: 3115
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose - Houston, Texas 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

Position Title:  Coordinator of Internships and Recruitment 

Department: Career Services and Testing Center

Supervisor: Director of Career Services and Testing Center

 

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 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 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 preferred).  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience working in a college career services or human resources 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 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: 3215

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Department: Office of the President

Supervisor:   Special Assistant to the President

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 an Executive Assistant to the President.

Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Office of the President.  This position reports directly to the Special Assistant to the President.

Specific Duties

  • Collaborate, coordinating, and work closely with the Special Assistant to the President
  • Maintain President’s calendar and follow-up on details of events.
  • Schedule and organize activities such as internal/external meetings, speaking engagements, department activities, etc.
  • Maintain communication and provide support to the First Lady in her official duties.
  • Act as liaison with senior management team members and other departments as it relates to the Office of the President.
  • Act as the secretary to the President’s Cabinet and attend the monthly Cabinet meetings.  Prepare for the meetings and coordinate materials, presentations, and other items needed for the meetings.
  • Responsible for distribution of incoming/outgoing correspondence.
  • Accurately draft and prepare memos, notes to donors and other correspondence.
  • Maintain PeopleSoft database with President’s action items in regards to donors, etc.
  • Prepare arrangements and materials for President’s presentations, both on and off campus.
    • Assist with meeting preparations: coordinate media, IT needs, room reservations, catering, etc.
    • Process travel arrangements (flights, cars, hotel, etc.) for travel related to the President’s activities.
  • Prepare and process cash expense report reimbursement and credit card reconciliation, invoices for payment / fund transfer requests.
  • Preparations for monthly President’s Faculty Research and Scholarship Colloquium.
  • Maintain reservations for the Carol Tatkon Board Room and 1st Floor Link Lee.
  • Attend and assist at Board and Committee Meetings when needed.
  • Work closely with other staff in support of their activities related to the President’s office.
  • Responsible for duties related to the maintenance of the President’s Office to include ordering office supplies as needed, arrangements for copier paper, water/soda delivery, and general appearance of the office.
  • Perform other assigned projects and duties, as needed.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required.
  • 5+ years of administrative support experience at the senior executive level.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with PeopleSoft systems is preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve.
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities, as the need arises, and further develop in the position.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-directed and motivated.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information. Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Effective time management skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of management and employees, including Board members, donors, volunteers, etc.
  • Must know how to deal with a variety of individuals in person and over the telephone.
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions.
  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion 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.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time. 

This is a full-time 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

Office of Human Resources- Ref: 3415

University of St. Thomas

Houston, Texas 77006

The University St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department: Facilities Operations

Reports to:   AVP Facilities Operations

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 an experienced Manager of Capital Projects and Contracted Services.  The Manager of Capital Projects and Contracted Services assists AVP, Facilities Operations in the oversight of construction and/or renovation activities of contracted personnel in connection with university properties.  He/she provides support to the Maintenance  Manager in coordinating  the construction  and/or contracted  services with the building maintenance operations of a university building or buildings, assists in the planning of short and long range building repairs and renovations, participates  in the preparation  and monitoring  of the Facilities  Operations budget.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the AVP, Facilities Operations in oversight of construction and/or renovation activities of contracted personnel as well as other contracted services
  • Participates in the development of ADA compliance; and building emergency procedures to include weather emergency planning and implementation    
  • Coordinates building utilization procedures  and policies with students, faculty, and staff as needed
  • Approve invoices and payment requests and recommends  payment for contracted work and/or Contracted services
  • Solicits cost estimates on projects as needed; reviews cost estimates for Special Work Requests; prepares reports for management's use in Facilities Operations
  • Inspects work sites, facilities, and/or buildings to ensure work is progressing as scheduled and meets established applicable codes and quality standards
  • Assist in the development, implementation and monitoring of preventative maintenance and quality assurance programs.
  • Assist in the development of priority system for emergency responses
  • May act as Maintenance Manager during Maintenance Manager's absence. Gain and maintain NIMS certification
  • Handles  routine customer  problems  and  acts as liaison between University departments and contractors.
  • Acts as the University's primary point of contact with the contractors.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than  one professional  discipline.  Bachelor's  degree preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related    experience.
  • Must have or be able to obtain CERT and NIMS Certification.
  • Requires a detailed knowledge of a specialized or technical field. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents.
  • The knowledge and/or technology used in the job changes periodically; occasional study and training is required.
  • Requires the examination and basic analysis of information that is not readily available some of which is highly technical or specialized, to arrive at solutions or recommendations and/or take appropriate  action.
  • Requires judgment to set priorities, evaluate results, and coordinate work with others. Activities and decisions are varied in nature, requiring the solving of both common and unusual problems.
  • Involves scheduling, supervision and evaluation of work as a manager or equivalent. Acts as focal point for recommending hiring/termination decisions performance management, and or budget management for contracted services. Responsibility of this job can include a large functional department or a smaller diverse area.
  • Work is performed both in an interior and exterior environment
  • Position requires moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 75 pounds, or some standing and walking. May occasionally require some stooping or bending.
  • Work environment involves exposure to physical risks that requires following basic safety precautions.

 

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, 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: 3515

University of St. Thomas

Houston, Texas 77006

Department:  Student Affairs

Reports to: Student Affairs Office Coordinator

Location: UST Location

 

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 Administrative Assistant (P/T 30 Hrs/week). The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District.  The part-time Administrative Assistant of Student Affairs reports directly to the Student Affairs Office Coordinator.  The position provides direct support to the Office Coordinator and also assists the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Assistant Vice Presidents in Student Affairs.

 

Essential duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support and administrative services as directed by the Coordinator of Student Affairs.
  • Assist visitors to the Office of Student Affairs.
  • Operate the University I.D. card system.
  • Maintain the Office of Student Affairs forms and general supplies.
  • Maintain booking and contracting for certain areas of the University student center.
  • Ensure that meeting rooms are prepared for staff meetings and other meetings, including interfacing with dining services, media services, and facilities as required.
  • Execute special projects and other tasks as assigned by the Coordinator of Student Affairs.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Three plus years of administrative experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Technical skills that include mastery of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in Access, Publisher, Internet research and Website navigation;
  • Strong communication skills - oral and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong interest in working with Student Affairs staff, students, and the University community at large.
  • Interest in learning and maintaining a thorough knowledge of University structures, policies, and procedures.

 

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 benefit eligible position, to apply please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

 

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 3715

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

 

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Department:  Doherty Library                                                                    

Reports to: Dean of Library

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, one exception may be anoccasional 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.  This position is scheduled for Sunday evenings from5-9pm, fall and spring semesters, with the possibility to work as a substitute librarian on Sunday afternoons and Saturdays. 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: 3815

University of St. Thomas

Houston, TX  77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Department:  Athletics         

Reports to:     Director of Athletics

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 a seasoned Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. The Head Golf Coach is responsible for a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Golf program.  This includes the administration of day-to-day aspects of a collegiate golf 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 golf program at the University of St. Thomas.  The university has participated in Varsity Athletics since 2006.  The program is a part of the NAIA and functions as a member of the Red River Athletic Conference.  The candidate will be instrumental in determining the direction of the program.  This is an opportunity to showcase coaching knowledge, as well as organizational and strategic planning skills. The Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach will report to the Director of Athletics for all matters related to the golf program and will work closely with the Senior Woman Administrator 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 golf program
  • Recruitment of student-athletes in compliance with university and NAIA policies & procedures
  • Practice and game 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
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  • The Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach will supervise a student assistant and team manager.
  • The Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics with the departmental budget expenditures for the golf program.
  • The men’s & women’s golf 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.

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 university setting.
  • The successgul candidate must also have excellent verbal communication 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.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time. 

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

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 4015

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

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 Enrollment Specialist. The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. The Enrollment Specialist will be cross trained in all areas of Registrar’s Office functions but will be primarily responsible for one of three areas: Records, Enrollment or Curriculum Management. Duties and responsibilities listed below are for all three areas.  The Enrollment Specialist reports directly to the Registrar.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Share responsibility for student services at the Registrar/Financial Aid service counter
  • Assist students, alumni, and faculty with questions concerning basic policies and procedures of the Registrar’s Office.
  • Verify accuracy of students’ enrollment status and academic progress
  • Review registration forms for completeness; refer students to appropriate professional staff members as needed
  • Oversee cyclical processes including, but not limited to: creation of course schedules, batch registration of student cohorts, tracking of final grades and start/end of semester tasks within the Student Information System and Ad Astra
  • 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, Marketing, and IT to improve design and navigation.
  • Coordinate the evaluation of transfer and test credit and the entry of that credit into student records in PeopleSoft.
  • Regularly update university courses information on Texas Common Course System database.
  • Image incoming transcripts and route through the proper workflow in Image Now.
  • Maintains daily records of transfer of credit evaluations, official and unofficial, as well as evaluating student appeals of previously completed evaluations.
  • Work cooperatively with other university offices to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of students.
  • Supervise and train student workers
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor degree preferred; Associate Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Registrar’s Office, admissions, or enrollment office required
  • 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 benefit eligible position, to apply please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the email below. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 4115

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 

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 Computer Technician I.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District The computer technician repairs the computing hardware and software applications for the University of St. Thomas and enforces policies and procedures, which ensure that these services are available to the campus community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repair / Upgrades the computing hardware and software applications.
  • Provides support for all client related activities, but not limited to CPU’s, monitors, and printers.
  • Works with Information Technology management to develop strategies to support University needs, which include developing policies and procedures for the campus client computing needs. 
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis: Performs in-depth analysis to interpret and evaluate obscure/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.
  • Leadership: Provides advice and technical support for staff of functional departments.
  • Customer Service: Solves usual and unusual customer problems.
  • Evaluates and recommends modifications to services or processes based on customer input

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Experience: 1-2 Years in a client computing support faculty. Highly desirable experience with Symantec Ghost, and Inuit Track-It Help Desk software.  Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Window Operating Systems and Office
  • Certification/Licensing: None, but A+ certification preferred.
  • Complexity of Work: A broad  knowledge of principles and practices within in a technical field.
  • Change in Knowledge: The knowledge and/or principles used in the job changes frequently; as a result, frequent study, and training is required.
  • Has the ability to lift 50 lbs.

This is a full-time 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: 4215

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:   VPIA

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 an Administrative Assistant  to the VPIA. The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) as well as provide administrative support to the department.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Specific Duties

  • Responsible for all duties related to the maintenance of the VPIA.
  • Maintain VPIA calendar and follow-up on details of events.
  • Schedule and organize activities such as internal/external meetings, department activities, etc.
  • Act as liaison with senior management team members and other direct reports in support of VPIA.
  • Responsible for distribution of incoming/outgoing correspondence.
  • Accurately draft and prepare memos, notes to donors and other correspondence.
  • Maintain PeopleSoft database with VPIA’s action items in regards to donors, etc.
  • Prepare arrangements and materials for VPIA’s presentations, both on and off campus. This includes board, executive committee and cabinet reports.
  • Provides VPIA support in monitoring progress of campaign and annual activities and progress toward targets.
  • Assist with meeting preparations: coordinate media, IT needs, room reservations, catering, etc.
  • Process travel arrangements (flights, cars, hotel, etc.) for travel related to the VPIA’s activities.
  • Prepare and process cash expense report reimbursement and credit card reconciliation, invoices for payment / fund transfer requests.
  • Maintain reservations for Institutional Advancement Conference room. 
  • Schedule, prepare and distribute materials as directed for development committee and nominating committee meetings of the Board of Directors.  This includes attending and taking minutes.
  • Responsible for setting up VPIA meetings with Deans and Center Directors on a regular basis to include managing follow-up items from the meetings.
  • Serve as the receptionist for the Office of Advancement.  Coordinate coverage for phones with identified individuals.
  • Perform other assigned projects and duties, as needed

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. 5+ years of administrative support experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-directed and motivated.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information. Must maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Exceptional attention to detail. Effective time management skills with an ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of management and employees, including Board members, donors, volunteers, etc.
  • Must know how to deal with a variety of individuals in person and over the telephone.
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions.
  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion 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.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time. 

This is a full-time 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

Office of Human Resources- Ref: 4315

University of St. Thomas

Houston, Texas 77006

The University St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Department : Office of Undergraduate  Admissions

Supervisor:  Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management

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 Freshman Admissions Counselor.  The University enrolls more than 3,700 students with its main campus located in Houston's Museum District. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • As a Freshman Admissions Counselor, the ideal candidate will independently represent the University to prospective students, parents, high school counselors, church parishes and community representatives for the purpose of recruiting new students. Customer service and communications skills required.
  • The successful candidate will serve as the primary contact in the Office of Admissions for prospective students and family members in the counselor’s assigned territories, located in Houston and cities throughout Texas.   The successful candidate will report to the Assistant VP for enrollment Management. 
  • Additional responsibilities include meeting with prospective students and parents during campus visits, representing the University at college fairs and on-campus recruiting events, assisting in developing the Admissions Strategic Plan, reviewing and analyzing admissions reports and data, and working collaboratively with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, experience in recruiting in the education field, a working knowledge of admissions criteria for freshmen students, knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and social networking tools, excellent communication skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; an ability to operate basic office equipment; and a working knowledge of PeopleSoft or similar software products is preferred. Experience with CRM software a plus.
  • This position requires some night and weekend work commitments, especially during peak recruitment periods.  Also, travel and substantial phone and electronic communication work are required.  Use of personal car and possession of a valid Texas Driver’s License is 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 benefit eligible position, to apply please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the email below. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 4515

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

(F) 713-525-3896

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Job Title: Development Officer-Lead Annual Fund Gifts

Reports To: Assistant Vice President, Development

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 a qualified professional to serve as Development Officer- Lead Annual Fund Gifts

JOB SUMMARY

The UST IA Development Officer for Lead Annual Fund Gifts will focus on contributions of $1,000 - $25,000 from alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff, and others. The Development Officer-Lead Annual Fund Gifts will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding UST prospects and donors. This position is integral to the development of the university's pipeline of $1,000 + donors from which major gift prospects will be identified, qualified, and assigned to major gift officers. He/she will carry a portfolio of 120-150 donors and prospects, conduct 150 face-to-face visits annually of which 40 will be Discovery (qualification) visits.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize the IA prospect management systems (PeopleSoft, Reeher)to identify, cultivate solicit, steward, and maintain a portfolio of at least 150 lead annual gift prospects and donors ($1K - $25K);  Conduct 40 major gift Discovery Visits annually;
  • Personally  maintain frequent  contact  with  assigned prospects  through  visits, correspondence  and  phone and collaborate  with the AVP  and various  IA teams as  needed to  obtain  input on developing a  cohesive, comprehensive solicitation and communication strategy for prospects;
  • Work with Advancement Services regularly to ensure all assigned constituent records are maintained and up-to date;
  • Assist  in the  preparation  of  and  participate  in  events  that  serve  Officer's  assigned  constituencies  (i.e. Alumni Weekend, Gala, Alumni Scholarship Event, Graduation etc.};
  • Attend all major event functions;
  • Participate in the execution of reunion and other Alumni and Constituent Giving events, as needed (i.e. committee meetings, class parties, etc.}.
  • Some travel required. Some evening and weekend work is also required
  • Actively manage portfolio; process weekly contact reports from personal visits made;
  • Participate with AVP Council and Committee meetings as assigned;
  • Lead Annual Fund Gift Annual Goal: $500,000
  • 120-150 Face to face contacts (visits)
  • 40 Discovery (qualifications)  150 prospects in portfolio at any given time
  • 30-40requests for annual funds

   Participate in the following alumni activities as necessary:

  • Alumni Chapters: Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, Orange County California, Los Angeles California, California Bay Area.
  • Alumni Groups: Corporate Agents and UST Lawyer Alumni
  • Class Reunion Planning Committees:  10,20,25, 50th year reunions

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires 3+ years of experience in the development field (higher education or academic healthcare experience preferred). He/she must have a demonstrated record of accomplishment of progressive success in past positions.
  • Bachelor degree from a four-year accredited university or college.  Master's degree preferred.
  • Effective organizational, computer, and oral/written communication.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with sensitive and confidential issues.
  • Work well under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to build and maintain relationships internally {campus-wide and within the department) and externally (prospective donors).
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative.
  • Professional and discrete.
  • Understand and appreciate the University mission and core values and as well as articulate them.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Highly professional fast pace office environment, committed to donor-centered development. Ability to lift boxes as needed to assist with event support.

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

 

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

recruiting@stthom.edu

Human Resources – Ref: 4615

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

The University of St Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 

Department: Library

Report to:  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 the efficient circulation of library materials
  • Supervise the circulation and front desks, 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 and the security desk.    

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelore's Degree (with library 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: 4715

University of St. Thomas

3800 Montrose Blvd.

Houston, TX 77006

 

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Faculty

The Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas (UST) in Houston, Texas is inviting applications for a senior scholar to assume the Endowed Chair in Business Ethics.

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 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.

We seek an individual with a background in business, a doctorate in a relevant discipline, a distinguished scholarly record in the field of business ethics, and proven teaching excellence at all levels. The ideal candidate should be willing to build relationships with the university community, local business leaders, and colleagues in the field of business ethics. 

Applications should address the candidate's support of and ways he/she will contribute to the mission of Catholic higher educations with particular reference to Ex corde ecclesiae.  Applicants should consult and address Ex corde ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution "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

The holder of the Endowed Chair of Business Ethics will report to the Dean of the Cameron School of Business. The incumbent will be assigned a tenure track teaching schedule of business ethics and related courses and will participate in and contribute to the activities of the Center for Ethical Leadership.  Academic rank of the successful candidate will be commensurate with experience and credentials. The appointment will begin Fall 2015.

The Center for Ethical Leadership at the University of St. Thomas provides a congenial and intellectually stimulating environment for ethics research and teaching that integrates the art and practice of leadership with Catholic, Basilian values, and applies them to professions, such as business, science and technology, education, medicine and nursing, criminal justice, public administration, among others.  The Center’s work aims to enliven the moral imagination of leaders in every area of human activity, elevate moral and ethical discourse in the professions and in civil society, and inspire lives of great purpose and ethical engagement.

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: Chair Of Business Ethics

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 in Houston, Texas is a private Catholic University committed to liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education and the dialogue between faith and reason.   Founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947, the campus is located in the fourth largest city in the United States, near the world renowned Texas Medical Center, the Houston Museum District, and major performing arts venues, all of which are in close proximity to the downtown central business district.  The University’s rich history fosters engagement in a diverse, collaborate community.  As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educate students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically.

Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Arts and Sciences is the university's school devoted to the humanities, drama and fine arts, mathematics, international studies, social sciences, and natural sciences. The school is home to a diverse group of departments, special programs, and centers.  The School offers 11 pre-professional programs, 28 undergraduate and 6 graduate degree programs, including the Ph.D. in Thomistic philosophy, the only such program in North America.  The hallmark of its offerings is a core curriculum that UST students of all majors complete. Rooted in the Catholic tradition of liberal arts, the School of Arts and Sciences is committed not only to respecting the distinctive contributions of each academic discipline but also seeking a higher synthesis of knowledge grounded especially in the mutually enriching dialog between faith and culture.  This core curriculum provides the foundation for a comprehensive and intensive liberal education. As part of a Catholic university, the School of Arts and Sciences encourages its students to inquire into ultimate truth and consider the relationship between reason and faith. 

The Dean of Arts and Sciences will service as the intellectual and administrative leader and representative of the faculty of the school. He or she will coordinate the goals and interests of diverse departments, ranging from theology and the humanities to science and the arts. The      Dean will oversee the core curriculum and encourage ongoing discussion of its content and meaning. The Dean will encourage and support scholarly research and artistic creation, helping to identify appropriate sources of funding for these activities.  The Dean works collaboratively with the other academic deans, providing leadership for the academic mission of the institution. This position reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

The candidate must hold a terminal academic degree in a field represented in Arts and Sciences. Being an established presence in his or her field, the candidate should be eligible for tenure and possess a significant record of scholarly achievement. The candidate must be deeply familiar with liberal education and the Catholic intellectual tradition and able forcefully   to articulate their value. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to a strong core curriculum or an experience of it in a college or university.  A minimum of 5 years previous senior-level administrative experience is required. This includes experience in enhancing student performance and retention, faculty development, budgeting and planning, financial management, organizational effectiveness, and an understanding of learning assessment and other initiatives that support institutional accreditation.

Application Process 

Interested and qualified applicants for either position are to submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement expressing their commitment to the mission of the University of St. Thomas and to Ex corde ecclesiae, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references electronically to recruiting@stthom.edu.  Please reference Dean of Arts and Science or Dean of School of Education and Human Services.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

 

The University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas is a private Catholic University committed to liberal arts and to the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education and the dialogue between faith and reason.   Founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947, the campus is located in the fourth largest city in the United States, near the world renowned Texas Medical Center, the Houston Museum District, and major performing arts venues, all of which are in close proximity to the downtown central business district.  The University’s rich history fosters engagement in a diverse, collaborate community.  As a comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts, we educate students to think critically, communicate effectively, succeed professionally and lead ethically.

Dean of the School of Education and Human Services

The School of Education and Human Services is comprised of three distinct departments:  Education, Criminology, Law, and Society, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  It is the responsibility of the Dean to oversee the proper functioning of the departments and shall have primary responsibility for representing the views of the school faculty to all groups and persons external to the school, particularly to the central administration of the university. The dean shall be responsible for the administration and conduct of the educational program of the school and for integrating the plans of the school with those of the university. The dean shall enforce the policies and regulations adopted by the Board of Directors, the Office of the President, and the Faculty Senate.  As the senior academic officer of the School, the Dean is responsible for the academic, personnel, financial, and administrative affairs of the school. The Dean is also responsible for communicating the vision and goals of the School to community and professional constituencies and seeking public and private funds to support the goals of the school.  The Dean works collaboratively with the other academic deans, providing leadership for the academic mission of the institution.  This position reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

The candidate must hold a terminal degree in a discipline appropriate within a School of Education and Human Services.   Five or more years’ experience in higher education and/or public/Catholic schools/clinical mental health settings/criminology related work.  Three or more years’ experience in a leadership role in settings appropriate for the departments of the school.   Record of excellence in teaching and scholarship commensurate with the rank of Full Professor and eligibility for graduate faculty status and tenure at the time of appointment.  Record of significant administrative experience in higher education, including management of complex budgets and supervision of personnel.  Knowledge of and experience in education, criminology or clinical mental health counseling.   Significant of transformative change and collaborative advancement. Experience in setting and articulating an academic vision, setting and executing a strategy, directing recruitment, and overseeing finances and budgeting.  Critical is an understanding of academic delivery to off-campus locations as well as on campus and online.

 

Application Process 

Interested and qualified applicants for either position are to submit a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement expressing their commitment to the mission of the University of St. Thomas and to Ex corde ecclesiae, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references electronically to recruiting@stthom.edu.  Please reference Dean of Arts and Science or Dean of School of Education and Human Services.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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