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Daniel A Petsche

“SFC was the best experience in my life. I learned how to be the best I could be and I’ll cherish my experiences forever.”

Daniel A Petsche
Business Management (Marketing)
Class of 2012


Job Opportunities

St. Francis College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
 
 


Administrator Positions   
  
Position: Dean of Students

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

Job Summary: Provide strategic operational management while creating and fostering a safe, healthy and supportive learning environment for students.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the following areas of Student Affairs that provide student development opportunities and services: student activities, student health center, residence life and disability services.
  • Responsible for strategic planning for Student Affairs to include creating measurable goals and objectives. Assess effectiveness of student-centered initiatives and evaluate programs consistent with a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Develop, administer, and review policies and procedures involving student life. Oversee the student judicial and disciplinary process.
  • Serve as principal investigator for sensitive student complex complaints, including those under the purview of Title IX and related laws pertaining to campus safety and sexual misconduct (e.g., Campus SaVE Act, Clery Act and Violence Against Woman Act, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and Drug-Free Workplace Act). Facilitate related education, training and outreach programming for students. Serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator for Student Affairs and member of the campus Title IX team.
  • Oversee the college's student health center which provides access to confidential on-site counseling as well as information about nearby healthcare facilities and resources.
  • Provide leadership to the office of residence life, encouraging appropriate and engaging programming for residents aligned with the values and mission of St. Francis College. 
  • Develop co-curricular programming that integrates the academic objectives of the institution with students’ personal growth and development.
  • Work effectively with enrollment services and academic affairs in coordinating student-centered events and services (e.g., orientation, international student services, etc.).
  • Serve as an ambassador for the College with students, parents, alumni, colleagues, and representatives from the community.
  • Draft and manage budgets for Student Affairs, ensuring sound fiscal management.
  • Serve on internal/external committees and task forces, as appropriate.
  • Perform all other duties and assignments as requested by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in higher education administration, student affairs, counseling, psychology or a related field. Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of seven years in a student-centered leadership role in Higher Education.
  • Knowledge and understanding of laws, regulations and policies governing student conduct, student privacy, student health, and plagiarism. Working knowledge of Title IX.
  • Knowledge of program development, management, evaluation, accreditation, research and assessment.
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies in support of student success.
  • Demonstrated experience in resource allocation and fiscal management.
  • Strong managerial skills with the ability to train mentor/develop and motivate staff at all levels.
  • Ability to facilitate effective teamwork and cross-departmental collaboration.
  • High degree of integrity and ethics; strong commitment to the core values of St. Francis College.
Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu.


Position: Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions

Reports to: Associate Director of Admissions

Job Summary: Responsible for the recruitment and evaluation of new and transfer students to St. Francis College for all academic programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assume major responsibility for the recruitment of qualified students to the College from high schools and community colleges.
  • Establish contacts and maintain relationships with key personnel at secondary schools and community colleges and make regular visits to their institutions.
  • Conduct in-person interviews with potential students and their parents, both on and off campus.
  • Secure, develop, manipulate and maintain information, through use of the College’s student information system on the prospective student and applicant pools.
  • Evaluate applications and attendant materials submitted by candidates for Admissions, both freshmen and transfers.
  • Assist new transfer students in the selection of an academic schedule and in the solution of other problems they confront in their initial semester.
  • Plan, develop, implement and oversee marketing, direct mail and other recruiting projects and events.
  • Communicate regularly via phone and email with assigned cohort of the applicant pool to improve its enrollment yield.
  • Coordinate alumni involvement in the College’s recruiting efforts.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of all on-campus recruitment events.
  • Manage the admissions processes which include, entering and updating student information, processing all application materials (SATs, transcripts, GEDs), and running daily processes to update the application status of students.
  • Maintain student records, complete credit evaluations, send information packets, create weekly tracking reports, schedule appointments and answer incoming phone calls.
  • Carry out other duties assigned by the Associate Director of Admissions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • A Valid driver's license (access to a personal automobile preferred)
  • Are willing to work select evenings and weekends as required
  • Are willing to travel regionally or locally with the possibility of some overnight recruitment trips
  • Experience creating documents, spreadsheets, and using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in English (ability to speak another language preferred).

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu.



Position: Head Volleyball Coach/Athletic Teams Travel Coordinator

Department: Athletics

Reports to: Director of Athletics

Job Summary: Direct, organize, coach and administer the St. Francis College Division I Volleyball program.  Coordinate athletic team travel.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the recruiting of prospective volleyball student-athletes by organizing a recruiting program, performing recruiting service in accordance with applicable Northeast Conference and NCAA regulations, passing the annual NCAA Coaches’ Certification examination, making presentations in prospective student-athletes’ homes, attending recruiting camps during permissible periods. Coordinate campus visits by prospective student-athletes and their families, and evaluation of prospective student-athletes in terms of their likely contributions to the success of the program and the likelihood of their academic success. Conduct mail-outs to all prospective student-athletes, and coordinate all aspects of the recruitment process with the Director of Compliance. 
  • Coach, and supervise all competition related activities and in all scheduled competitions.
  • Plan and conduct team practices, arrange practice schedules, order appropriate uniforms and supplies, and ensure that uniforms and equipment are in ready-for-use condition. 
  • Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes, including monitoring team study halls, establish a working relationship with the student-athlete academic advisor, assist in the arrangement for tutors and other academic support for team members who require or would benefit from this assistance and serve as a liaison, as necessary, between student-athletes and instructors.  
  • In conjunction with the Director of Strength and Conditioning, coordinate and supervise all out-of-season workouts and weight-training programs.  
  • With the assistance of the Associate Director of Athletics, prepare the team’s annual competition schedule, contact appropriate representatives of potential opponents, proof draft contest contracts and insure the accuracy and completeness of tentative schedules, in conformity with NCAA and Northeast Conference policies.  
  • Assist Director of Sports Information and Director of Athletics Marketing in the preparation of press releases, the planning and conducting of promotional activities on behalf of the team, including camps, special appearances and other activities as directed. 
  • Working with the Director of Athletics and the Associate Director of Athletics establish an annual team operations budget; operate within the framework established by the budget.  
  • Maintain compliance with all applicable NCAA, Northeast Conference, and St. Francis College regulation and policies.  
  • Attend any/all NCAA or NEC meetings and/or teleconferences.  
  • Remain AED/CPR certified.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Associate Director of Athletics

Responsibilites as Team Travel Coordinator

  • In consultation with coaches, make teams’ hotel and transportation accommodations and prepare all necessary paperwork for the Associate Director of Athletics approval.
  • Prepare teams forms for meal money and submit them to the Associate Director of Athletics.
  • Collect reimbursement forms for the Associate Director of Athletics approval.
  • Supervise and assign duties to student-office workers, including the review and processing of time sheets to the Director of Athletics for approval and payment.
  • Work with the staff of the Finance department to process and track requests for Purchase orders, payment vouchers, meal money, and reimbursement requests.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and the ability to pass the annual NCAA Coaches’ Certification Exam
  • Demonstrated successful experience as a volleyball head coach at the collegiate level, or as a full-time assistant at the NCAA Division I or II level
  • No prior involvement with NCAA major rules violations
  • Commitment to the academic success of student athletes
  • Strong on and off-campus recruitment of student athletes
  • Ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationships with student athletes, coaches, assistant coaches, administrators, faculty, alumni and the general public
Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu.


Position: Learning Resources & Disabilities Coordinator (Part-Time)

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Dean of Students

Job Summary: Coordinate reasonable accommodations for students in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations pertaining to persons with disabilities and the College’s policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate the inquiries of prospective students, current students, parents, and College employees regarding the availability and application process to obtain accommodations at St. Francis College.
  • Conduct intake interviews for all students with documented disabilities interested in receiving accommodations. 
  • Coordinate the provision of reasonable accommodations.
  • Collect, verify and maintain appropriate disability requests and related documentation in student files. 
  • Collaborate with faculty and academic advisors to implement appropriate accommodations. Maintain appropriate confidentiality in verbal and written communications.
  • Work with Dean of Students and Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies to ensure proper dissemination to the campus community of information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with documented disabilities as well as the legal responsibilities of the college, faculty and administration. 
  • Monitor disability law and guidelines and analyze and implement policies based on best practices and the overall assessment of educational outcomes and services.
  • Ensure the proper publication of college’s policy and procedures related to disability accommodations in the student handbook, on the college website, and in social media.
  • Ensure college is in compliance with all federal and state laws regarding disability services.
  • Assist with financial management and budget activities of disability services.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Facilities Management to ensure campus physical accessibility and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Implement assistive technology needs for students with disabilities in collaboration with the Information Technology department. 
  • Work with Academic Enhancement regarding testing accommodations for students with disabilities. 
  • Plan and implement various on campus workshops related to disability services in order to enhance and support personal development, academic success, awareness, inclusion and integration of differences. 
  • Assist with recruitment and retention strategies for students with disabilities. Inform and advise prospective students on matters related to disability accommodations and services. 
  • Represent the Disability Services office at Open House, Parent Orientation, and any other weekend or evening events.
  • Perform related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in higher education, psychology, counseling, social work, disabilities, or a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of how disabilities impact learning in a post-secondary educational setting; knowledge in determining disability related accommodations based on student disability documentation.
  • Knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Experience working in higher education preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, with the ability to work effectively with diverse individuals
Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu.


Position:  Academic Advisor/Instructor (Part-Time)

Reports to: Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies & Academic Enhancement

Job Summary: On a part-time basis, act as a resource for first and second year students by providing student-centered academic advising and relevant instruction.  To ensure continuity of student progress, ideally those hired into this position can offer a minimum of a one-year commitment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an Instructor and Advisor for 4-5 sections of Freshmen Seminar Courses (Orientation class) during the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Provide student-centered academic advising to undergraduate students, with an emphasis on services to first year and second year students. 
  • Assist students in the development of academic plans and class schedules. appropriate for their stated educational goals, guiding pre-majors in the selection of academic majors, and providing guidance in their career exploration process.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining case file and records.
  • Monitor academic progress and success of approximately 170 students.
  •  Assist in planning and implementation of the orientation program of incoming students.
  • Stay abreast of the college’s rules and policies and direct students to resources within the College, as appropriate.
  • Utilize the department’s advisement scheduling software as well as the College’s student data resources.
  • Attend the College’s Open House, held in the fall and spring semesters.
  • Attend the Student Placement/Parent Orientation events held in the spring.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current enrollment in an accredited Masters degree program in the area of higher education , counseling, social work, or a related field preferred
  • Ability to work 20 hours over a minimum of 3 days a week
  • Strong communication/presentational and team building skills preferred

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu. Please indicate in your cover letter that you are applying for the PART-TIME position.
 


Faculty Positions

 
Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

St. Francis College has a full-time tenure-track opening for an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Nursing, beginning fall 2014. A Master's Degree in Nursing and a NYS registered nurse license is required; a Ph.D. (area of specialization open) and nurse practitioner certification is preferred. Candidates should have previous teaching experience as well as a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education. Internal review of applications begins immediately, and the search will continue until position is filled.

St. Francis College's Department of Nursing is a CCNE Accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program.

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to hr@sfc.edu. Candidates invited to interview will also be asked to provide three letters of reference.


Adjunct Faculty, Physical Education (Yoga)

St. Francis College is looking for an experienced Yoga instructor to teach three class sections of Basic Yoga on Tuesdays from 11:10 am - 1:10 pm, Thursdays from 12:20 pm - 2:10 pm, and Fridays from 12:20 pm - 2:20 pm for the Fall 2014 semester. Duties include ensuring students’ safety while providing theoretical and practical instruction of Yoga. This course requires that the instructor give a written mid-term and final exam. In addition, physical Yoga performance stills must be taught, practiced and evaluated. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's  Degree and 3 years of Yoga experience with appropriate Yoga training hours.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@sfc.edu for immediate consideration. Those invited to interview will be asked to provide three letters of reference.




Staff Positions   

    
Position: Technical Assistant

Department: Academic Computing

Reports to: Director of Support Services

Schedule: Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 8:00pm; Sunday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Job Summary: Provide technical support to the college’s user community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Perform hardware/software installation and maintenance. 
  • Escalate and contact support vendors as needed to ensure proper remediation of support tickets. 
  • Assist students, faculty, administration and staff with software and hardware issues as assigned. 
  • Repair and maintenance of Instructional Technology as directed. 
  • Assist administrators, faculty, staff and students with use of multimedia equipment.
  •  Responsible for timely logging of resolution notes for remediated issues in Helpdesk/Asset Managment system.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Director of Support Services.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or above in an Information Technology related field or equivalent years of post-secondary education/training.  Related experience.
  • Ability to assess, analyze, respond to, and resolve end user requests. 
  • Experience working with Windows 7, Mac OS X, MS Office 2010, 2013, Adobe Acrobat, Firefox, IE, Chrome, and Safari. 
  • Experience supporting printers, Palm, Blackberry and IOS Devices
  • Network and Anti-Virus Software
  • Audio Visual Equipment and Technology Support Experience
  • Previous HelpDesk/Asset management software and database experience. 
  • Familiarity with RedHat and Linux environments a plus.
  • Ability to write routine documentation and other correspondence

Interested applicants should forward a resume and cover letter to the hr@sfc.edu.

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