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Employment Opportunities

Administrative:

Assistant Controller

Albright College is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Controller.  Founded in 1856, Albright is a nationally ranked, private coeducational liberal arts college located on a 110-acre suburban campus in Berks County Pennsylvania, with a student enrollment of 1700+.

Albright College is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Controller. The Assistant Controller is primarily responsible for daily, monthly and annual operations of the general and endowment accounting functions including leadership of the accounting team; administration of the Great Plains financial information systems and related interfaces, including PowerCampus; financial reporting/oversight of the preparation of external financial statements, the College’s 990, 990-T, state tax returns, subsidiary corporate and state returns; monitoring federal, state and local compliance and tax issues. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration with 4+ years’ experience, preferably in higher education finance, required. MBA, Master’s in related field or CPA preferred.  Please email cover letter (including salary requirements or salary history), resume and the names of three professional references to: hr@albright.edu. Albright College is an AA, EEO employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Director of Student Accounts

Albright College is seeking a Director of Student Accounts.  The Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction of the activities of the Student Accounts Office, including billing, monitoring and collection of tuition and miscellaneous receivables; establishing, communicating and enforcing payment and refund policies; and providing a high level of customer service to students, families and other agencies regarding all aspects of the student account. Responsibilities also include coordination and maintenance of the Power Campus student financial system and other associated billing/collection software programs.  Knowledge and experience with student accounts and federal and state financial aid programs, including Title IV and other regulations, is essential.  Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or a related field required; or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered; minimum three years’ experience in similar supervisory level position required.  Preference for work experience in higher education and/or Power Campus.  Excellent managerial and analytic skills and strong communication skills are required. Albright offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Qualified candidates, should send a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements and the names of three professional references to hr@albright.edu.  Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. www.albright.edu

Programmer Analyst

Albright College is seeking a dynamic and motivated person for the Programmer Analyst position. This person will be part of the Information Technology Services team and will perform the critical function of supporting programming and system analysis needs at the College. They will have the opportunity to work with an innovative team on application and system integrations, code and modify moderate to highly complex programs and reports as well as work directly with end users to create processes that improve efficiency. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and programming experience in SQL, JAVA, J2EE, XML, PHP, and .NET. The candidate will be expected to achieve an in-depth understanding of the systems that support the administrative offices as well as all associated ancillary systems. Bachelor’s degree required or three years of programming experience. Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: letter of interest, resume and three professional references. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. View the complete job desciption here.

Admission Counselor

Albright College is accepting applications for Admission Counselors to recruit first year students. Job expectations include extensive travel including evening/weekend assignments in various geographic recruiting areas; ability to publicly articulate the various programs and mission of the College; coordinate a variety of programs including possible events management; ability to understand and interpret the goals and objectives of students and provide appropriate advice and counsel to students and their families.

Successful candidates will understand the benefits and values of a liberal arts education and will possess the following attributes: bachelor’s degree required; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; at ease with technology, and highly organized; adaptable to changing situations while meeting goals and objectives; proven team player with a sense of humor.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience with institutions similar to Albright College. Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html. Applications should include a letter of interest, resume and three professional references. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. www.albright.edu

Student Account Representative

Albright College seeks a Student Account Representative to assist in the billing and collection of student receivables. This position will act as a point of contact with students and families to discuss account inquiries and payment options.  This position will also process various charges and credits associated with enrollment and will assist in the issuance of account statements, monitoring of account balances, issuance of credit balance refunds, management of the third party payment plan and collections. This position requires collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and various other departments of the College.  A Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus experience in billing, collections and customer service in a higher education setting is preferred.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, as well as excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are required.  Send cover letter and resume along with salary requirements and three professional references to hr@albright.edu.  Albright College is an AA/EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. www.albright.edu


Faculty:

Visiting Assistant Professor in American Cultural Studies

The Departments of English and Communications at Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in American Cultural Studies. We seek an energetic, theoretically sophisticated and interdisciplinary teacher and scholar with a strong commitment to invigorating the College’s cross-disciplinary humanities course offerings. Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in American cultural studies using intersectional approaches, such as frameworks of race, gender, and sexuality, are particularly of interest. Candidates should specialize broadly in American studies and incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks relative to multiple communities or issues—African American, South Asian American, Arab American, Latino/a American, etc. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach media criticism, literary journalism or creative nonfiction.

This is one-year appointment with an expected start date of August 15, 2017. A PhD in any relevant field in the humanities is required prior to appointment. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching and research.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) writing sample (no more than 25 pages); 4) statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 5) statement of current and future research; 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., recent student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught); 7) a list of 2-3 potential courses; 8) and reference letters, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. For more information: view the complete position description; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing

Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Marketing. This is a 10-month position, starting August 15, 2017. The successful candidate should be academically or professionally qualified in accordance with ACBSP standards to teach courses in marketing or related business classes. A PhD in marketing is preferred; ABD or MBA with teaching experience will be considered. Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year, of which one or two will be in our accelerated adult degree program in business, an evening program that complements our traditional, residential college programs. Albright anticipates a future search for a tenure-track position in Marketing, for which the successful candidate will need to be academically qualified with a PhD in Marketing or a related field.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) scholarship sample; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) recent teaching evaluations; and arrange to have sent three reference letters, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College is an equal opportunity employer. In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the application of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. View the complete job description here.

Adjunct Instructors, Digital Communications

The Accelerated Degree Program in Digital Communications at Albright College is seeking qualified instructors to work with a small class of motivated adult students in one or more of the following subject areas: video production, journalism, web design, graphic design, and media studies. We welcome instructors with both industry and academic knowledge who bring enthusiasm and expertise to the classroom; previous teaching experience and a master’s degree are preferred. Courses meet Thursday evenings, 6-10 p.m., at Albright’s main campus in Reading. Course and program descriptions are available at http://www.albright.edu/accelerated/digital-communications-major.html.

Please send a letter of interest and current CV to hr@albright.edu ], specifying your interest in the Digital Communications ADP program. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ALBRIGHT COLLEGE
DEGREE COMPLETION PROGAM
ACCOUNTING INSTRUCTORS 

Albright College is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach evening accelerated courses in Accounting at the following locations: Harrisburg, Allentown, Lancaster and Bethlehem. Candidates should possess expertise in one or more of the following areas: Auditing, Taxation or Accounting for Government and Non-for-Profit. Candidates should possess proven interpersonal skills and enthusiasm in teaching nontraditional students. A Master’s degree and/or professional certification in accounting, and relevant teaching or industry experience is required. Prior experience teaching adult students is also preferred.

Send a letter of interest and current vitae to hr@albright.edu. Please specify your interest in the Accounting DCP major. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. www.albright.edu


Support Staff:

Maintenance Mechanic

Albright College is seeking a full-time maintenance mechanic position in the Facilities Department.  Qualified candidate will provide a variety of tasks in support of the various utility systems on a 118-acre campus consisting of 57 buildings.  Successful applicant will have knowledge of electrical distribution systems, electric equipment, plumbing and drainage, boilers and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems.  Must be a self-starter, able to work individually with a minimum degree of supervision and collaboratively as part of the facilities personnel team.  High school diploma and five years of directly related experience along with a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.  Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment.  Applications should include a letter of interest, resume and three professional references.  Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. www.albright.edu

Auxiliary Security Officers

The Department of Public Safety at Albright College is hiring additional part-time Auxiliary Security Officers. These Officers will be hired to provide additional manpower during special events, activities and shuttle driving.  Previous experience in security is required. Training and uniforms will be provided.  Valid driver’s license and high school diploma required.  Complete an application online at www.albright.edu/hr or send a resume and three professional references to:  hr@albright.edu.  Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Facilities Services Workers

Albright College has several full-time Facilities Services Worker positions available, first shift, in the Facilities Department.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to operate vacuums and other related equipment
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies
  • Ability to read, understand, follow and enforce safety procedures
  • Ability to understand written and verbal communications
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours inclusive of weekend work when necessary and overtime
  • Flexible schedule

High school diploma or equivalency required and previous facilities service experience preferred. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission. Complete an application online at www.albright.edu/hr. NO WALK-INS. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Facilities Services Worker - Event Set-up Crew

Albright College seeks a full – time dayshift events set up crewmember to perform routine manual and semi-skilled work in the set-up / take down of a variety of equipment, supplies and furnishings used for college events. Must be able to work within tight deadline, have schedule flexibility, be able to work overtime as needed, lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid PA driver’s license, be detailed oriented and work in a professional manner. Knowledge of audio/visual equipment is helpful. Complete an application online at www.albright.edu/hr. NO WALK - IN. Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Public Safety Officer

Albright College’s Department of Public Safety is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time second shift (3pm-11pm) Public Safety Officer. Responsible for carrying out a variety of safety and security duties ensuring that College property is secure.  Ability to work irregular hours based on the staffing needs of the department. Must be proficient in Microsoft applications and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  Act 120 and/or Act 235 Certification are preferred.  Valid motor vehicle driver’s license is required.  Ability to drive all college vehicles including vans and trucks, standard and automatic.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of safety and security experience required. Albright offers a competitive package with full benefits.  Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment. Applications may include a letter of interest, resume and three professional references.  Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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