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Employment Opportunities


Administrative:

Report Writer and Analyst

General Description:

The Report Writer and Analyst will perform the critical function of supporting reporting needs at Albright College. The Report Writer and Analyst will be a part of the Information Technology Services team.  Under general supervision, this person will create, analyze and present reports in response to needs from various constituents on campus.  He or She will also interact directly with end users and provide training and documentation as necessary.  They will work with data from the Student Information System, Data Warehouse and other administrative applications and collaborate on integrating information to best support institutional reporting needs.

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@albright.edu. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. 

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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@albright.edu. Applications will be received until position is filled. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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Environmental Health and Safety Officer

Albright College is seeking a full-time Environmental Health and Safety Officer to begin in summer 2014. Reporting to the Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the EHS Officer will oversee the implementation and administration of programs, protocols, and procedures to ensure the environmental health and safety of the faculty, staff, and students of the College. Primary responsibilities in support of the academic programs include inventory maintenance, stockroom management, storage and disposal of chemicals, and management of hazardous waste for the campus community. This position ensures compliance with all local, state, and federal occupational safety, health and environmental laws, regulations, and guidelines, as well as the College environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures. This position requires knowledge of EPA and OSHA rules and regulations, serve as resource for the campus community, excellent communication organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Basic supervisory skills are required. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Environmental Health and Safety or, with relevant experience, a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field. Send cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to hr@albright.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning in August until position is filled. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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Faculty:

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@albright.edu.  Albright is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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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@albright.edu.  Full consideration will be given to all completed applications received by November 15, 2014, although 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 College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities

Albright College seeks a visiting NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year, with option to extend through the 2015-2016 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@albright.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 College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.

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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@albright.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 College is an AA/EOE employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Psychology Department at Albright College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Counseling, Clinical, or Health Psychology to foster the development of undergraduate thinking and scholarship.  Successful candidates should be prepared to teach Research Methods and Statistics in a two-semester sequence, Introduction to Psychology, and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. In addition, the candidate should be able to teach at least two of the following courses: Human Development, Child Psychopathology, Theories of Personality, Health Psychology, or Cross-Cultural Psychology. Teaching experience and an active research program that can engage undergraduate students through collaborative and independent research are required. Research support and professional development opportunities are available.

Albright College is a liberal arts institution that emphasizes interdisciplinary studies and teaching excellence, and faculty have a three-three teaching load.  Albright’s enrollment is approximately 1700 students and is located within an hour of Philadelphia, and three hours from New York, Baltimore and Washington DC.

The successful candidate will have earned, before the appointment begins in August 2015, a doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Health Psychology, preferably with an emphasis in child or geriatric psychology.  Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  Please send electronic copies of a cover letter addressing interests and skills, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research interests including an explanation of how your research can involve undergraduates, three letters of reference, and the names and contact information for those three 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.

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Assistant Professor of World History

The Department of History at Albright College invites applications for a tenure-track position 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 multi-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 appointment. 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@albright.edu . Located in Reading, Pennsylvania, about an hour from Philadelphia, and three from New York and Washington, DC.  Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position.

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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 College is an AA/EOE/ADA employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.

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Support Staff:

Secretary, Harrisburg site

Albright College has two part-time (two days/wk, 4:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.) secretary position to provide clerical support for the College’s Accelerated Degree Programs at the Harrisburg site.  The effective candidate will serve as a receptionist and provide exceptional customer service, interacting extensively with students, faculty and staff.  Minimum of two years of related experience is required.  Microsoft Office and Power Campus or other college database experience preferred.  Send cover letter, resume, 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.

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