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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: 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: Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Department: Student Financial Services

Reports to: Director of Student Financial Services

Job Summary: Support the activities related to the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the oversight of the local operational side of processing financial aid, running workflow/operational reports/queries on a daily, weekly, monthly, term, yearly basis, as applicable.
  • Oversee the monitoring of Satisfactory Academic Progress to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Oversee the financial aid review process related to professional judgment appeals.
  • Assist with the development of procedures to ensure efficient and compliant processes.
  • Assist with the various reports/publications processed throughout the year (e.g., IPEDS, US News & World Report, NYSED, etc.).
  • Coordinate the VA benefits billing and processing.
  • Manage the institutional aid budget; including eligibility, disbursements, and reconciliation.
  • Provide external scholarship information to students.
  • Provide data for financial aid and donor reports as needed.
  • Counsel students in meeting college financial obligations including current tuition, prior receivables and methods of payment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of demonstrated progressive financial aid experience.
  • Experience working with financial aid related software programs (COD, CPS, NSLDS, etc.).
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and a collaborative spirit needed.
  • 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: Nursing Education Lab (NEL) Simulation Facilitator (Part-Time)

Department: Nursing

Reports to: Department of Nursing Chairperson

Job Summary: Participate with and assist faculty in the development, implementation, and integration of simulation activities for nursing students. Serve as facilitator to faculty and students in teaching scenario/learning situations of nursing skills, simulations, and debriefing sessions. Provide instruction and orientation to simulation center users in the use and care of simulation equipment and in safety procedures.

Hours per week: Generally, 20-hours per week as determined by departmental needs; actual scheduling of hours may vary from semester to semester and are dependent on departmental needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain records of all simulation activities including, but not limited to: number of students participating; numbers of faculty participating; video release forms; videotapes of simulation events. Monitor lab usage and track associated statistics to use as basis for evaluating the effectiveness of the laboratories and producing an annual report.
  • Under the direction of nursing faculty, promote the e-integration of instructional technology with teaching-learning activities, manages the lab equipment, and coordinates faculty/student simulation experiences within the nursing curriculum.  
  • Oversee various levels of professional and support staff and student workers for the NEL.
  • Collaborate with the faculty to ensure the NEL resources meet the educational course needs and promote student success. Collaborate with course faculty in scheduling NEL rooms and activities; participates in the development of the web based NEL calendar, and orders lab supplies.  
  • Ongoing collaboration with faculty to ensure the simulation scenarios meets the designated outcomes across various levels of students and among multiple programs.
  • Collaborate with agency partners to contract out the NEL for staff training purposes.
  • Participate in public relations activities including the facilitation of tours as assigned.
  • Report security issues, emergency repairs or cleaning to the appropriate College departments.  
  • Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with a current and unencumbered New York State RN License; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with matriculation in a Master's Degree in Nursing Education preferred. Graduate students in nursing programs are encouraged to apply.
  • A minimum of 2 years recent clinical practice as a registered nurse required.
  • Strong clinical nursing skills required.
  • Theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise with lab simulations required.  
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds: Patient Simulator equipment includes full size replicas of adult patients, which could weigh over 50 pounds and require movement of equipment from various locations.  

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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