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Employment Opportunities


Administrative:

Director of Albright Intensive English and Culture Program

Albright College seeks a Director for its new English Instruction Program. The position is a full-time, 12 month administrative position; expected start date is June 1, 2015 and the program will begin in the fall 2015 semester. The Director will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Albright Intensive English and Culture Program (AIECP) and will foster a student-focused, positive environment by supporting the integration of international students in the academic and social life of the campus, while ensuring the delivery of a high quality academic program. The Director will work collaboratively with other administrators, faculty and staff to foster the program’s success, assist with recruitment and the matriculation of AICEP students to the College’s baccalaureate program, oversee curriculum, faculty hiring and supervision, and do some teaching in the program. The successful candidate will have a Masters in TESOL, applied linguistics in language instruction, or intensive English at an accredited four year school; a Ph.D. in an appropriate field is strongly preferred. Required background includes a minimum of three years teaching English to speakers of other languages in higher education, administrative responsibilities in a similar program, and curriculum development. Training in instructional methodology and/or study abroad experience are strongly preferred.  Send cover letter, resume with salary requirements and a list 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.

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Enrollment Advisor-Lehigh Valley

Albright College seeks a dynamic, dedicated and personable individual with the ability to adapt in an evolving environment to serve as Enrollment Advisor for the Lehigh Valley and Tamaqua Accelerated Degree Programs location. Primary responsibilities include actively recruiting prospective adult students to enroll in the College’s Accelerated Degree Programs and coordinating a full range of tasks associated with servicing the needs of currently enrolled adult students at three regional locations (Bethlehem, Schnecksville and Tamaqua). A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Two years of related experience in higher education recruiting or recruiting in another industry is required. Weekday evening availability is required. Competitive benefits package including tuition assistance. Send letter of interest, resume and names of three references to hr@albright.edu by February 23, 2015. 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

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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+.

The Assistant Controller is primarily responsible for daily, monthly and annual operations general and endowment accounting functions; 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. The position’s additional responsibilities include assisting with the implementation of special projects, performing financial analysis and research; leadership of the general accounting team; assisting in establishing policies and procedures; documenting and monitoring internal controls; and recommending process improvements.

Requirements include Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration with 4+ years’ experience, preferably in higher education finance. MBA, Master’s in related field or CPA preferred.

Email cover letter (including salary requirements or salary history), resume 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. Check us online: www.albright.edu/hr.

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Report Writer and Analyst

General Description:

Albright College is seeking a full-time Report Writer and Analyst. This position is responsible for the critical function of supporting reporting needs at the College. A detailed description of duties can be found online: albright.edu/hr. Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of education/exp. and 2 to 4 years’ of working experience in programming or SQL Server Reporting Services and Business Intelligence tools is required. Send cover letter, resume with salary requirements and a list of three professional references to hr@alb.edu. Applications will be received until position is 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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develops queries, quality metrics, and reports for the College.
  • Develops and documents standards for data quality and consistency in reporting.
  • Reviews reports before delivery, as needed, to ensure conformance to standards;
  • Performs statistical data analysis including predictive modeling and forecasting;
  • Presents results and recommendations to functional users;
  • Shares knowledge with other members of the Reporting & Analytics team, training or mentoring on topics of expertise as appropriate;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of education/exp. and two to four years of working experience in programming or SQL Server Reporting Services and Business Intelligence tools required.
  • Expert level SQL skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with business intelligence tools
  • Experience interacting with end users and providing direct support.
  • Experience with predictive and descriptive analytics and data modeling.
  • Experience with Visual Studio and SharePoint.

Essential Duties 
Reporting and Analysis:

  • Develop reports and dashboards using SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Develop and maintain documentation regarding reports and dashboards
  • Respond to a variety of ad hoc data requests to meet the specific information needs of the college
  • Perform statistical analyses to provide insight on the effectiveness of programs and operations
  • Analyze, evaluate, logically interpret, and summarize a wide variety of institutional data
  • Verify accuracy and reliability of data and recommend corrections or adjustments where necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and present complex information in various formats to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of constituencies
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and interpretive skills to analyze situations, define problems, and develop/implement solutions
  • Ability to establish goals, priorities, and timelines
  • Work with end users to identify needs, clarify specifications, and develop solutions
  • Collaborate with other departments to continually enhance the quality of institutional data
  • As a member of the enterprise applications team, provide support to users on standard tools and applications
  • Work closely with the programmer analyst to gain basic understanding of the design, use and construction of custom applications.  Act as a backup for the programmer analyst.

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Operations Manager

Albright College is accepting applications for an Operations Manager position. This key position is responsible for managing the housekeeping, set up activities and grounds maintenance requirements of the College. Responsibilities include supervising and overseeing the custodial and set up crews, grounds, painters and carpenters for all shifts. Duties will include staff development, work force planning, establishing measurements and guidelines for both the custodial, set up personnel, grounds and trades personnel to maximize productivity and efficiencies within the Facilities Department. Responsible for the proactive analyses and daily scrutiny relating to the cleanliness and upkeep of our facilities. Submitting daily and weekly reports to the Director of Facilities relating to progress on tasks and projects, logistical needs, and potential or present problems as they relate to facility services provided to the College. Req’d: HS diploma; additional relevant education preferred. Advanced training and 5+ years’ exp. in facilities management and administration is required. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter (including salary requirements or history), resume and three professional references to: hr@alb.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.

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Assessment Coordinator

Albright College is seeking a part-time Coordinator of Assessment. This professional position is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the College’s assessment processes, including goal development and effective goal assessment in alignment with the strategic plan and budgeting processes. The coordinator will play a pivotal role in the College’s accreditation process, as well as cyclical administrative and academic reviews. The successful candidate will possess a Master's degree in an appropriate field, with a doctorate preferred, and a minimum of three years' of experience in higher education assessment. Demonstrated knowledge of current research and best practices in assessment and expectations of accrediting agencies expected. Strong skills in written and oral communication required along with the ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies.

Send cover letter, resume with salary requirements and a list of three professional references to hr@alb.edu. Applications will be received until position is 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.

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Faculty:

Assistant Professor of Communications: Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in communications, design and digital media. Candidates will teach a mix of courses from at least two of the following areas: communications theory, graphic design, website design, media convergence, and digital literacy. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Successful candidate should have an earned terminal degree in communications or a related field and be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Candidates should be active in scholarship and/or creative work in their field and committed to undergraduate education in a liberal arts institution. The College has recently developed interdisciplinary and innovative programs in digital communications and other fields that intersect with digital media. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to these developing programs.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit letters of application, CV, unofficial transcripts from graduate institution, three letters of reference, and portfolios of representative work to hr@albright.edu.

Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.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.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Music (MUSIC INDUSTRY STUDIES/MUSIC BUSINESS)

The Department of Music at Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track position with a focus on Music Industry Studies/Music Business to begin in Fall 2015. We seek a collaborative and energetic colleague to serve at the helm of our new program in Music Industry Studies and who will contribute to the creative and intellectual development of students who study the fields of Music Business and Music Industry Studies within a liberal arts setting. The position is being offered at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level (rank will depend on credentials and experience) and carries a teaching load of six courses per year. The Music Department offers a major in Music Industry Studies that combines the studies of Music Artistry, Music Technology, and Music Business, as well as a co-major in Music Business. Courses currently being offered include: Music Industry I and II, Music Marketing and Promotion, Music Law and Ethics, Demo to Distribution, Artist Management, and a senior capstone seminar in Entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will create additional courses that coincide with their professional music interests and abilities. Candidates must possess: a terminal degree in the field (DMA, Ph.D, etc.); a minimum of five years professional experience; and, evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level. Service on departmental and college committees, academic advising/mentoring, as well as an expectation of continued scholarship is required. Please submit a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a curriculum vita with list of references to: hr@albright.edu. Applications received by January 31 will receive priority consideration; however, we will continue to review applications until the position is 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 is a liberal arts institution that proudly emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to learning. Located in Reading PA with a student body of 1600 full-time students, Albright is situated approximately one hour from Philadelphia and three hours from both New York City and Washington DC. Additional information about Albright is available at www.albright.edu.

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Accounting

The Accounting Department at Albright College invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2015. Anticipated rank will be at the assistant professor level. Ideal candidates should have (or be near completion of) a doctorate in accounting or a related field; candidates with a Master’s degree in taxation, business, economics, or accounting, a CPA certificate and college teaching experience will be considered.

The successful candidate should be academically or professionally qualified, in accordance to ACBSP standards to teach the following courses: intermediate accounting, auditing, federal taxation, fraud examination and accounting information system. Teaching load is three courses per semester.

Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to scholarship and/or professional development are essential for selection and advancement. Experiential learning is highly valued. Albright College promotes interdisciplinary learning and presents opportunities for collaborative teaching and scholarship.

Albright College is an independent liberal arts institution with a student body of approximately 1750 students and is located within one hour of Philadelphia, two hours of Baltimore, and three hours of New York City and Washington, D.C. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

For consideration, please sent letter of interest, a current vitae, names of three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to hr@alb.edu. Review of applications begins November 24, 2014 and continues until position is 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.

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Degree Completion Program (DCP) Accounting Full-Time Assistant Professor of Accounting (Tenure-track)

Albright College is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting to teach in its DCP Accounting program as well as one or two courses per academic year in its traditional undergraduate program.

The successful should be qualified to teach Intermediate Accounting, Tax Accounting, Auditing, Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting, and Accounting Capstone (Seminar) course. The candidate is expected to teach assigned eight courses in any of the eight locations that Albright College currently offers this program.

Candidate may also have the opportunity to become the program coordinator depending on excellent performance in the teaching position and demonstrated ability to provide leadership for the DCP Accounting program faculty, curriculum development, and academic administration.

The DCP is an accelerated baccalaureate program. Student cohorts meet once a week for five, six or seven weeks (depending on the course) in the evening, completing the major portion of the program in approximately 24 months. The DCP is designed for adult students with at least two years of college experience and three years of work experience. Traveling is a major requirement for this position.

An earned doctorate in accounting (Ph.D. or D.B.A.) or M.B.A. and CPA is preferred, but related fields will be considered. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, engagement in scholarship, and service are essential for selection and advancement. Albright College values interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and faculty engagement in undergraduate research. Full participation in the broader activities of the DCP, the Business, Accounting and Economics Department and the College is also expected.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to hr@alb.edu. Selected candidates will be required to submit letters of reference, a scholarship sample, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

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. Additional information about Albright College can be found at www.albright.edu.

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Economics and Business (Finance)

Albright College is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to begin in August of 2015. The successful candidate should be academically or professionally qualified, in accordance with ACBSP standards, to teach the following courses: introduction to financial management, investments, money and banking, a senior-level seminar in finance capstone experience, and student-managed investment portfolio (SMIP). The teaching load consists of six courses per academic year (3 Spring/3 Fall).

A PhD or DBA in finance is preferred, but related fields will be considered. ABD is acceptable if candidate can provide evidence of being less than one year from degree completion at time of hire. Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of scholarly production or potential, and commitment to institutional service and student advising are essential. Full participation in the broader activities of the Business, Accounting & Economics Department and the College is expected.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, vita, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to hr@alb.edu. Selected candidates will be required to submit letters of reference, a scholarship sample, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Finalists will be invited to campus and required to deliver a sample class lecture. Review of applications will begin November 20th and continue until the position is filled.

Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. The Department of Business, Accounting & Economics is in candidacy for ACBSP accreditation. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.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.

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Adjuncts for Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Albright College is accepting applications for adjunct instructors for undergraduate courses in computer science. We have immediate openings in both our regular day program and our evening Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Master’s degree or higher degree and relevant teaching or industry experience is required. Send a letter of interest, resume and names of references to: HR@alb.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

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Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Albright College seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in the Computer Science Department beginning in August 2015. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. (in hand or expected by August 2015) in Computer Science (or closely related discipline) and show evidence of a strong commitment to teaching at a liberal arts institution where students expect close contact with their professors and welcome opportunities to engage in collaborative research. Areas of the candidates’ research expertise may include, but are not limited to: analytics, artificial intelligence, or human-computer interactions. Qualified candidates in other areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses, as well as have the opportunity to contribute to the general education curriculum through interdisciplinary courses or first year seminars. Job responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, scholarship, and service to the department and college. Applicants should send a letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly activity, and three letters of reference (at least one about teaching) to hr@alb.edu. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Albright College is a small liberal arts college in Reading, PA situated in the Northeast Corridor between Philadelphia PA and New York City. 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

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NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities

Albright College seeks a visiting NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities for the 2015-2016 academic year, with option to extend through the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicants must come from one of the humanities disciplines (history, religious studies, philosophy, literature in any language) with a focus on Latin American or Asian Studies. The College is developing curriculum in migration studies that reflect and respond to the complex histories of immigration in its region, and thus is especially interested in candidates with some expertise in migration/immigration/transnational studies.

Rank is open, and junior scholars are welcome to apply. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and have a record of scholarship. Evidence of successful teaching also will be considered.

Responsibilities for the position include facilitating conversations regarding curricular and grant development in the identified fields of interest, teaching at least one course per year in related areas, providing at least one public lecture per semester, and being available to guest-lecture in other courses. Funding for professional development and research is available.

Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, CV, representative scholarship evidence and three letters of recommendation to hr@alb.edu. Albright College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 1700 students located in Reading, PA, within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Additional information is available at www.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.

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Assistant Professor of Religious Studies

Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Religions in America, to begin Fall 2015. We are especially interested in a candidate whose focus is on religious diversity in the Americas, including North and South America, African-American/Caribbean traditions, Islam in America, and/or Asian religions in America. Secondary expertise in gender studies, migration studies, transnational studies, material religions and/or popular culture is welcome.

The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and have a strong research agenda. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Albright College’s religious studies department serves our majors but also contributes to the General Education program. The College has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary; faculty members have the opportunity to teach in their areas of expertise as well as contribute to other departments and programs on campus. Candidates should have a Ph.D. but advanced ABD will also be considered. Experience in the undergraduate classroom is preferred. Candidates should send a letter of application, c.v., three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and writing sample to hr@alb.edu.

Review of dossiers will begin on October 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. We will be conducting interviews at the Annual Meeting of the AAR/SBL in San Diego.

Albright College is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts institution with a strong tradition of excellence in religious studies. The College consists of approximately 1700 students, and is located within an hour of Philadelphia and two to three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.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.

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Assistant Professor of World History

The Department of History at Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track posi-tion in world history, beginning in August 2015. Specialization and period open, although preference will be given to applicants whose research is grounded in an Asian society – whether South, Southeast, East or Southwest – and who are alert to broader systems of trade and patterns of cultural exchange. The successful candidate will be a compelling teacher, who, through various world history surveys, promises to inspire global thinking in the minds of diverse undergraduates and enrich those perspectives through more specialized upper level courses. Department members are creative collaborators in mul-ti-disciplinary curricular innovations and avid supporters of co-curricular learning, and are expected to teach six courses per year. A Ph.D. in hand is required by start of appoint-ment. Applications received before November 15th will receive full consideration. The Department will interview at the annual meeting of the AHA in New York City. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation electronically to hr@alb.edu. Located in Reading, Pennsylvania, about an hour from Philadelphia, and three from New York and Washing-ton, DC. 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

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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

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Support Staff:

Secretary

Albright College is currently seeking a full-time secretary. This position will require a working knowledge of College policies and procedures, exceptional constituent-service skills, and a high level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills, be detail-oriented, and have a high degree of professionalism.

Academic Affairs: Perform a variety of secretarial and clerical duties supporting multiple faculty committees. Successful candidate will be responsible for reservations, coordinating catering, audio/video equipment and supplies, maintaining rosters, distribution of materials, scheduling meetings, data collection, troubleshooting, maintenance of departmental websites, among other clerical duties. Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years’ experience or a combination of related experience and education required. Must have the ability to analyze complex data and work independently. (Refer to job #S-14-248).

Please consider joining our team - we offer an excellent benefits package and a fast-paced working environment. Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume and a list 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

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