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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:              Registrar

Department:      Academic Affairs

Reports to:         Provost/Chief Academic Officer

Job Summary: Responsible for implementing and monitoring all academic policies with respect to the College catalog, registration, course and exam scheduling, grades, transcripts, transfer credit, and advising assignments.

Supervises members of his/her staff and works collaboratively with staff and faculty on issues of academic policy and procedure.

Provides timely information to Institutional Research and other offices on issues such as enrollment, athletic eligibility verifications, and eligibility for academic honors.

Provides a vision for the evolving role of software solutions in enhancing the work of the Registrar's Office, partners with Information Technology Services on the maintenance and development of student information systems.

Communicates directly with students, as needed, about issues related to their registration, transcripts, credits and academic records.

Has a customer-friendly attitude and knows how to use the expertise and resources of the Registrar's office to serve the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•             Maintains and certifies all college academic records, including the recording of grades and verification of the academic standing of students and providing leadership in the transition to paperless records.

•             Manages course scheduling, registration and classroom utilization, including maintaining the inventory of program, course, and section data.

•             Enforces the academic policies and procedures of the college.

•             Serves as a compliance officer for FERPA and related regulatory requirements and helps to ensure the college's compliance with state and federal regulations.

•             Oversees the recording of student academic program selection and the degree audit process, working with academic departments, advisors and students.

•             Oversees the selection, design, testing, and continuous assessment of SFC’s student information systems and reporting tools, such as Ellucian’s Colleague, WebAdvisor, Ad Astra and Informer.

•             Manages the Office of the Registrar, including hiring and supervising staff, managing the office's budget, and ensuring the responsibilities of the office are being executed in an efficient, professional, and customer-centered manner.

•             Collaborate with the Institutional Research staff on the preparation of state, federal and other mandated reports.

•             Submits an annual report together with projected plans and registrar’s office needs for the following year to Provost.

•             Communicate on a regular basis with the athletic department to ensure that applicable NCAA regulations are understood and are being followed within the department when dealing with enrolled or prospective student-athletes.

•             Performs other duties as assigned by the Provost.

Qualifications:

•             Master's degree required.

•             At least 5 years of progressive administrative experience in a higher education setting, preferably in a registrar's office.

•             Extensive experience with student database software, Ellucian’s Colleague experience preferred.

•             Ability to design and implement logical solutions within information systems applications.

•             Excellent problem solving and communication skills.

•             Superior organizational and collaborative skills; ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and student needs.

•             Ability to enforce policies in a fair and consistent manner.

•             An appreciation of the College’s mission and Franciscan tradition, as well as a proven ability to work with diverse constituencies

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



Position:            Assistant Director of Employee Development

Department:      Human Resources

Reports to:         Executive Director of Human Resources

Job Summary:   Creates, coordinates and presents College-wide training and development programs. Manages the College’s recruitment and selection efforts. Assists in the development, roll-out and implementation of a new employee performance appraisal procedure. Supports all other areas of the College’s Office of Human Resources.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•             Confer and collaborate with management to evaluate training and development needs and coordinate training schedules with other College departments. Partner with College departments to deliver training programs that include, but are not limited to, Title IX and Clery Act compliance, recruitment and selection practices and performance appraisal and review procedures.

•             Ensure all training is delivered and tracked appropriately. Evaluate training initiatives to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness based on training goals and requirements; enhance and modify training as needed.

•             Assess recruitment needs and manage the College’s posting, interview and selection process. Assist management and recruiting teams to streamline hiring processes using available recruiting resources. Gauge the organizational fit of candidates and assist in the reference check, on-boarding and orientation process.

•             Assist in the development, roll-out and implementation of a new employee performance appraisal procedure. Confer and collaborate with management to establish necessary protocols.

•             Support all other functional areas of the College’s Office of Human Resources as required, including, but not limited to, employee benefits, payroll, compensation, policy development, employee relations and collective bargaining.

•             Represent the Office of Human Resources on College committees and in meetings as required.

•             Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Human Resources

Required Experience:

•             Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field; Master’s degree preferred.

•             Minimum of 5-years of human resources management experience, at least 3-years of which focuses on employee training and development and recruitment. Related higher education work experience helpful but not required.

•             Human resources certification preferred, such as Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), or Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), or Professional Human Resources (PHR).

•             Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in instructional design techniques and evaluation methodologies.

•             Experience using a learning management system (LMS) to track, manage, and report on training preferred. Experience developing online learning programs preferred.

•             Strong Microsoft Office skills required.

Required Skills and Abilities:

•             Strong knowledge of human resources best practices and competencies and a passion for being involved in all areas of human resources.

•             Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills; superior verbal and written communication/facilitation skills.

•             Strategic thinking, partnering and customer focus. Excellent research, analysis, communication and presentation skills. Must have the ability to engage audiences of varying sizes and demographics.

•             Ability to create and implement learning and development programs that enhance leadership capabilities, performance results, and cross-functional collaboration. Ability to be engaging and approachable and build and nurture relationships at all levels of the organization.

•             Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments. Must have high initiative, be able to manage multiple projects and maintain confidentiality. Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

•             Strong planning and project management skills with the ability to apply these skills in effective, collaborative, working partnerships across the campus community.

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

 


Position: Student Wellness and Disabilities Services Coordinator

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Dean of Students

Job Summary: Oversee the College’s student wellness center and coordinate reasonable accommodations for disabled students in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations and the College’s policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Student Wellness

  • Serve as the first point of contact for students entering the College’s wellness center. Evaluate and refer students to medical providers or emergency services based on their needs.
  • Provide referrals, basic advice and troubleshooting for students, faculty, and staff seeking general information/inquiry of policies and internal/external available services.
  • Employ an empathic and caring therapeutic style in order to help students recognize and resolve problems.
  • Coordinate outreach activities aimed at awareness of wellness, counseling and pastoral services.
  • Develop and administer wellness programs and communications to serve student needs. Work with colleagues in various departments to coordinate, develop and implement wellness programs, workshops, and activities.
  • Conduct assessments and analysis relative to the wellness needs of students. Track progress and prepare and administer surveys. Gather statistical data and reports relative to the physical/wellness needs of students
  • Produce written materials to promote student wellness related activities. Assist with the development and dissemination of education and prevention initiatives on sexual assault, alcohol misuse, suicide as well as other health and wellness issues.

Student Disabilities

  • Conduct interviews with students, parents, guidance counselors, etc., and evaluate diagnostic and medical documentation to determine eligibility for reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Respond to the inquiries of prospective students, current students, parents, and College employees regarding the availability and application process to obtain 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.
  • Implement assistive technology needs for students with disabilities in collaboration with the Information Technology department.
  • 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. Work with Academic Enhancement regarding testing accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Monitor disability law and guidelines and analyze and implement policies based on best practices and the overall assessment of educational outcomes and services.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Facilities Management to ensure campus physical accessibility and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • 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.

Other Duties

  • Represent the Student Wellness and Disability Services office at College Open House, Parent Orientation, and any other weekend or evening events.
  • Ensure the College’s compliance with all federal and state laws regarding Student Wellness and Disability Services.
  • Ensure the proper publication of College’s policy and procedures related to disability accommodations and student wellness in the student handbook, on the College website, and in social media.
  • Assist with financial management and budget activities of Student Wellness and Disability Services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students.

Qualifications:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certification or other appropriate related New York State certification and/or license required.
  • Valid CPR/AED certification or ability to obtain certification within three months of hire.
  • Master’s degree in public health, health education, health promotion, counseling, social work, disabilities, or a related field preferred.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment preferred.
  • Experience in the fields of disability services, counseling, and health services preferred.
  • Knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Knowledge of how disabilities impact learning in a post-secondary educational setting; knowledge in determining disability related accommodations based on student disability documentation.
  • Ability to spot issues/problems and identify potential solutions.
  • Ability to uphold and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to easily develop and maintain collegial relationships in a complex college community.
  • 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: Admissions Social Media Coordinator

Department: Admissions

Reports to: Associate Director of Admissions

Job Summary: Assist in the cultivation of new student enrollment through social media and oversight of on campus visits by prospective students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to potential students through consistent and effective outreach and follow-up.
  • Collaborate with Office for Government Relations to coordinate, create, produce and execute social media content for Enrollment Services on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social platforms.
  • Research new technologies and uses of social media to enhance the recruitment process.
  • Draft content for external communication, blogs and social networking platforms.
  • Regularly review content across the College's sites for timeliness and accuracy of content and initiate updates with the webmaster.
  • Maintain and respond to all electronic inquiries from the College’s website.
  • Develop and oversee the new Student Ambassador Program to support recruiting.
  • Assist in other projects related to marketing, advertising, and cultivation of student prospects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the College’s mission and goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and a collaborative spirit needed.
  • Professional experience with social media, blogging, website content management.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills required.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Familiarity with database functionality; preference given to candidates with Ellucian & Informer experience.
  • Ability to work additional hours during peak periods.

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

 

 

Position: Student Financial Services Counselor

Department: Student Financial Services

Reports to: Director of Student Financial Services

Job Summary: Counsel students and parents regarding financial aid programs and procedures. Prepare student financial aid packages.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare student financial aid packages, including awarding, needs analysis, and verification.
  • Advise students on methods to pay tuition and fees, which includes but is advisement regarding invoices, account balances, financial aid status, monthly payment plans, and general inquiries related to financial matters.
  • Respond to and resolve student inquiries made by phone, email, or in person in a timely and professional manner.
  • Participate at special functions such as high school college events and open houses.
  • Participate in special committees as part of developing the Student Financial Services Office.
  • Work with fellow colleagues in other departments to assist in meeting enrollment goals.
  • Serve as liaison between the college and federal, state, local and third party agencies and lending institutions.
  • Understand and adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations regarding the distribution and reconciliation of Title IV funds.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with the athletic department to ensure that applicable NCAA regulations are understood and are being followed for enrolled or prospective student-athletes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the College's mission and goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong analytical skills in order to make professional judgment decisions on student aid packaging and special payment arrangements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Familiarity with database functionality.
  • Ability to work additional hours during peak periods.
  • Bilingual in English and another language a plus.

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



Position: Student Financial Services Counselor (Accounts Receivable)

Department: Student Financial Services

Reports to: Director of Student Financial Services

Job Summary: Counsel students and parents regarding college financing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform processing, collection, reconciliation and maintenance of student receivables.
  • Counsel students in meeting college financial obligations including current tuition, prior receivables and methods of payment.
  • Maintain revenue files; prepare reports as required.
  • Assist in the review of student accounts; identify and report delinquent accounts.
  • Provide support to ensure the smooth flow of business operations and completion of required administrative tasks within the office.
  • Respond to and resolve student inquiries made by phone, email, or in person in a timely and professional manner.
  • Participate at special functions such as high school college events and open houses.
  • Participate in special committees as part of developing the Student Financial Services Office.
  • Work with fellow colleagues in other departments to assist in meeting enrollment goals.
  • Serve as liaison between the college and federal, state, local and third party agencies for billing and other student related financial matters.
  • Understand and adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations regarding the distribution and reconciliation of Title IV funds.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the College’s mission and goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Familiarity with database functionality; preference given to candidates with Ellucian experience.
  • Ability to work additional hours during peak periods.

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

 

 

Position: Student Success Coordinator

Department: Freshman Studies & Academic Enhancement

Reports to: Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies and Academic Enhancement

Job Summary: On a full-time basis, serves as an advisor and resource for students by providing student-centered academic advising and relevant instruction to freshmen and sophomores. Implement student success initiatives for students, specifically focusing on students in their sophomore year, as directed by the Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies and Academic Enhancement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as an Instructor and Advisor for approximately 3-4 sections of Freshmen Seminar courses, including but not limited to SFC 1001 and SFC 2001 during the fall and spring semesters; involves academically advising and teaching college survival skills and career preparation.
  • Assists students in the development of academic plans and class schedules appropriate for their stated educational goals. These efforts may include, but are not limited to: career exploration, advising, registration, program changes, course planning, and degree completion requirements.
  • Develops and maintains case files and records of students in order to monitor student progress, and provide a summative report when required.
  • Monitors students' next semester registration and actively facilitates continued enrollment.
  • Collaborates with the Career Development Center and academic departments to provide career related assistance to students in their second year.
  • Coordinates the Academic Recovery Program for students who lose financial aid eligibility which entails meeting with students and collaborating with Student Financial Services to get students back on track, and knowledge of state and federal standard of progress.
  • Supports the Assistant Dean in the monitoring and implementation of intervention, resource, retention and student success programs for students in their sophomore year.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Admissions, Registrar and Institutional Research with tracking of non-registered students, as part of the Recruit-Back program.
  • Collaborates with faculty advisors in the Pre-Health Professions by assisting in the facilitation of informational sessions for students declared or interested in the pre-health professions.
  • Conducts assessment on the various programming initiatives developed as well as on the various student populations assisting.
  • Assists in freshman orientation sessions as well as the course scheduling for all incoming freshmen.
  • Utilizes the department’s advisement scheduling software as well as the College’s student data resources. 
  • Participates in specific weekend and evening events, as identified by the Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies & Academic Enhancement, during the academic year including but not limited to the College’s Open House, Student Placement and Orientation events.
  • Stays well-informed of the College’s rules and policies and direct students to resources within the College, as appropriate.
  • Performs any other related duties as directed by the Assistant Dean of Freshman Studies and Academic Enhancement.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree from an accredited program preferred, preferably in the area of higher education administration, student personnel, or related area.
  • Ability to multi-task and remain detail-oriented.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the areas of advisement and student services.
  • Proficiency with MS Office to include Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and under supervision.

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 Coach, Men’s Water Polo (Part-Time)

Department: Athletics

Reports to: Director of Athletics

Job Summary: Oversee the operation of the Men’s Water Polo Team and continue the program’s established level of athletic and academic success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit talented student athletes.
  • Organize and administer daily training schedule in coordination our with strength and conditioning staff
  • Make decisions and arrange for purchase of equipment, apparel, etc.
  • Select and supervise assistant coach.
  • Maintain accurate records and operate within budget constraints.
  • Provide for bench personnel and related materials for games.
  • Work with the Associate Athletic Director for Business Affairs to provide for travel, meal, lodging arrangements as needed.
  • Assist in scheduling of men’s water polo competitions.
  • Drive vehicle to road games as needed.
  • Report to and work with athletic director and staff in all aspects of the program
  • Serve as a positive role model for student athletes.
  • Attend and participate in athletic department meetings and represent the college at league conference calls

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous collegiate water polo coaching and/or playing experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the rules and tactics of water polo
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and ability to pass the annual NCAA Coaches’ Certification Exam
  • Commitment to student-athlete welfare, sportsmanship, and compliance with NCAA, Collegiate Water Polo Association, and St. Francis College rules and regulations.

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

 


Faculty Positions

 
There are currently no Faculty Positions available.



Staff Positions   

    

Position: Administrative Coordinator

Department: Student Affairs

Reports To: Dean of Students

Job Summary: Provides a wide range of administrative support within the Division of Student Affairs (“Division”) while maintaining a professional, welcoming and helpful office environment. Assists in monitoring, tracking and documenting various programs and services. Prepares, tracks and updates the Division’s budget. Assists in coordinating Divisional programs, projects and events. Maintains confidential information, communications and documents. Provides assistance to all areas within the Division as directed by the Dean of Students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the daily schedule of the Dean of Students and manages the intake of walk-in traffic to the office. Arranges appointments and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Serves as initial point of contact for the Division to the general college community, parents and the public.
  • Serves as liaison to the Division’s staff, including arranging meetings and managing time sheets.
  • Provides assistance to other areas and services within the Division as requested by the Dean of Students, including, but not limited to, career services, disabled student services, residence life, and health and wellness partnerships.
  • Maintains Division budget documents and prepares and tracks payment vouchers.
  • Assists the Dean of Students with confidential issues and projects. Maintains confidential communications, information and documents.
  • Assists with the preparation and distribution of programs and services materials.
  • Coordinates program of absences reported by the faculty. Maintains documentation and follow up on Medical Withdrawal requests, as well as general office files.
  • Ensures the Dean of Students is updated and included on all Divisional matters and student concerns.
  • Assists the Dean of Students in preparing reports and presentations.
  • Answers and responds to phone calls, emails and personal inquiries.
  • Serves as office manager, ordering office supplies, processing work orders, purchase orders and maintaining accurate records.
  • Types all correspondence as requested by the Dean of Students, including campus-wide mailings.
  • Other duties as requested by the Dean of Students.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of office management computer systems and ability and willingness to learn.
  • At least three years of experience working in a very busy and engaging student centered educational office environment, preferably in higher education.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, as well as excellent professional office etiquette at all times.
  • Flexible demeanor with the ability to use his/her own initiative. Must be comfortable working on a team or on his/her own.
  • Culturally sensitive, caring and friendly with a deep understanding and appreciation of a multi-cultural student community.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required.

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


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