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Employment Opportunities


Administrative:

Enrollment Advisor (Part-Time)

Albright College seeks a dynamic, dedicated and personable individual with the ability to adapt in an evolving environment to serve as a part-time (twenty hours per week) Enrollment Advisor for the Accelerated Degree Programs office at the Reading, PA campus.  The hours required of the position are either 3:00 PM-8:00 PM or 4:00 PM-9:00 PM, Monday-Thursday.  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 students at Albright College.  A Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred. Two years of admissions related experience is strongly preferred.  Send letter of interest, resume and names of three references to hr@alb.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. www.albright.edu

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Coordinator for Disability Services

Albright College is accepting applications for the position of Coordinator, Disability Services.  Reporting to the VP and Dean of Student Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, the Coordinator leads student disability support efforts by assessing student accommodation needs and working with faculty and staff to implement them; working directly with a caseload of accommodated students; developing and offering programming for students and faculty to facilitate holistic student academic achievement; and advising and working effectively with administrators, staff, and faculty across units in support of student success and achievement.

Master’s degree in relevant field (for example, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education, and Psychology) preferred. At least three years experience in special needs academic support, preferably in a higher education setting, preferred. Doctorate a plus. Experience in higher education administration related to academic disability support and demonstrated expertise with ADA issues, interpreting clinical testing, and providing accommodations in a higher education setting helpful.  Candidates must demonstrate excellent ability to work collaboratively; excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills; ability to create, implement and assess programs; commitment to high professional standards; and exceptional organizational and analytical skills.  Must demonstrate commitment to a student-centered learning environment and the mission of a liberal arts institution.  We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. 

Albright College, founded in 1856, is a nationally ranked, private coeducational liberal arts college located on 110-acre suburban campus in Berks County Pennsylvania, with an enrollment of 2100 students (see www.albright.edu).  Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:  hr@alb.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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Programmer Analyst

Albright College is accepting resumes for an entry-level full-time Programmer Analyst to be part of their Information Technology Services team.  This individual will perform the critical function of supporting Programming and Systems Analysis needs at Albright College.  Under general supervision, this person will code and modify moderate to highly complex programs and reports. They will work on application and systems integration; test and debug code; maintain, modify, and integrate applications; perform analysis and design of programs; and edit and approve user and application documentation for new and modified systems, including operational documentation.  Must have technical successes programming across multiple environments through work experience or classroom academics.  Programming skills along with excellent interpersonal skills and effective oral/written communication skills is essential.  The ideal 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. Understanding of SQL, JAVA, J2EE, XML, PHP, and .NET is preferable.  Bachelor’s degree required or three years of programming experience.  Email letter of application, resume and three professional references to: hr@alb.edu. 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:

Instructor (Music/Music Technology)

Albright College’s Department of Music invites applications from collaboratively-minded colleagues for a one-year position at the Instructor level with a focus on the studies of Contemporary American Music, Music Theory, and Music Technology to begin Fall 2014.  The position carries a teaching load of six courses per year within our two semester academic calendar. Courses taught by the successful candidate would include: Sonic Arts/Electronic Music I and II; Theory/Aural Skills I and II; as well as several courses for Albright’s General Studies program -- such as Popular Music and American Culture, Music and the Cinema, and All That Jazz (depending on the successful candidate’s area of expertise). Applicants must possess a Masters Degree in Music/Music Technology; teaching experience at the undergraduate level; and, an enthusiasm for working with curious, liberal-arts undergraduates. Please submit letters of application, teaching philosophy, and resume with list of references to: hr@alb.edu. Albright College is actively committed to diversity within its community and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Visiting Professor, Computer Science

Albright College seeks applicants for a one-year full-time position in the Computer Science Department beginning in August 2014. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. (ABD candidates will be considered) in computer science or a related field 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.  The successful candidate will teach core undergraduate computer science courses. Job responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester and providing support to students outside the classroom. 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 with the subject line Visiting Professor, Computer Science Search (Job# F-14-158).  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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Visiting Assistant Professor of History

The Department of History at Albright College invites applicants for a one-year visiting assistant professor, beginning fall 2014, whose research and teaching address US History since 1865, field open. Preference will be given to those candidates with experience teaching the US survey. Candidates who are ABD or Ph.D. will be considered. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate introductory courses covering American history from the 19th century through the recent past, but will also have an opportunity to teach more advanced or specialized courses. The Department seeks student-centered faculty members with a commitment to supporting diversity and the liberal arts mission. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 25. 

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a brief statement on teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, 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 College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.

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Degree Completion Program (DCP) Business Administration Academic Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor Business/Economics (Tenure-track)

Albright College is seeking a tenure-track Academic Program Coordinator/Assistant Professor of Economics and Business to supervise and teach in its Degree Completion Program (DCP) and its traditional undergraduate program. This position provides a wonderful leadership opportunity for faculty interested in curriculum development and academic administration. Other ranks may be considered depending on experience.

The DCP is an accelerated baccalaureate program. Student cohorts meet once weekly 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. The Academic Program Coordinator serves as the academic supervisor for Business Administration at all locations the DCP is offered and is responsible for a full range of academic tasks associated with the continued development, operation, and assessment of the program.

The teaching load for this position will require eight courses per academic year (two in the traditional undergraduate day program). The successful candidate should be qualified to teach Statistics and Production Management and be able to teach other business courses such as economics and finance at a variety of campus locations.

An earned doctorate in economics, statistics or finance 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 Economics and Business Department and the College is also expected so academic administrative experience is a strong preference.

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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

Albright College is an AA/EOE/ADA employer and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage and anticipate diversity among applicants for this position.

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Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Albright College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure- track assistant professor position in American politics beginning in fall 2014. Ph.D. in Political Science at the time of appointment is expected. Responsibilities include teaching introductory course in American Government and advanced courses in American political institutions. Also must offer a course in environmental policy and/or politics as part of Albright’s interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach in other areas of interest and in the general studies program. Commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring undergraduate scholarship, an active program of research, and service to the college is required.

Consideration of applications will begin January 27, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of research agenda, sample of scholarship, evidence of teaching excellence, and samples of syllabi in PDF format to hr@alb.edu. We are an AA/EOE/ADA employer and are committed to diversity within our community. In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage and anticipate diversity among applicants for this position. Albright College is a liberal arts institution consisting of 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.

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Albright College Degree Completion Program

FULL-TIME ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR & INSTRUCTOR
NON-TENURE TRACK

Albright College is seeking a full-time faculty member for the Accounting Degree Completion Program (DCP) Coordinator position.  The Coordinator instructs a variety of accounting courses in the program and performs academic related administrative duties (such as staffing classes, hiring adjuncts, and evaluating program content).

The DCP is an accelerated baccalaureate program.  Student cohorts meet once weekly in the evening, completing the major portion of the program in approximately 24 months.  DCP is designed for adult students with at least two years of college experience and five years of work experience (see www.albright.edu/accelerated). 

Candidates must possess a master’s level degree in a business related field.  Ten plus years experience in an accounting position, a CPA and prior experience teaching adult students is highly desirable. Candidates should be willing to teach at all of Albright’s eight program locations in southeastern Pennsylvania; base site is flexible. There may be opportunities to teach in Albright’s traditional accounting program as well.

For consideration please send a letter of interest, current vitae, three letters of reference and evidence of teaching effectiveness to hr@alb.edu.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Albright is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer 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 2014. Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. by August 2014 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: game development, artificial intelligence, graphics, human-computer interactions, or data visualization. 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.  Full consideration will be given to all completed applications received by November 15, 2013, 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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Assistant Professor of Fashion Design

Albright College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor or non-tenure track Instructor depending on degree qualifications beginning August 2014. Non-tenure contract renewable based on performance. Compensation for the annual ten month contract is based on experience and includes full benefits. The candidate should be creative, student-centric and enthusiastic about becoming a part of our growing fashion team.  The ideal candidate will be a versatile and excellent teacher who is able to synthesize practical and academic experiences within a liberal arts education. MFA, PhD, MA or equivalent required. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and service to the College.  It is also expected that the candidate develop and maintain a program of professional development/scholarship.

Masters in fashion design, or related field, with industry experience required; MFA preferred. Prior teaching in higher-education preferred. Proficiency in all aspects of fashion design including conceptual design, textiles, clothing construction (including pattern drafting and grading), draping, tailoring, and knowledge of industrial sewing machinery required.  Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software is also required. Experience with electronic patternmaking software such as Lectra or Gerber systems, industry experience, fashion show production and/or experience advising students on fashion study abroad programs is also desirable.

Applicants must include a CV, cover letter, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, examples of recent professional work, examples of recent student work, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.  Application materials should be sent to HR@alb.edu.  Albright is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity within its community.  In pursuit of this commitment, we actively encourage and anticipate diversity among applicants for this position.

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Support Staff:

Public Safety Officer

Albright College’s Department of Public Safety is seeking two qualified candidates for Public Safety Officers to ensure the security and public safety of Albright employees, students, visitors and all College properties.  Full-time third shift (11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) positions.  High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of safety and security experience required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft applications and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  Act 120 Certification is preferred.  Valid motor vehicle driver’s license is required.  Ability to drive all college vehicles including vans and trucks.  Albright offers a competitive package with full benefits.  Complete an application online at www.albright.edu/hr or send a resume to hr@alb.edu.  NO WALK-INS.  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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Facilities Service Workers

Albright College has several Facilities Services Worker positions available in the Facilities Department.  Duties for this position include a variety of cleaning, setup, grounds and light maintenance tasks.  First and second shift positions are available.  Experience in various facility related tasks is strongly preferred.  Will lift up to 50 lbs.  Min. $9.00/hr.  Albright offers a competitive package with full benefits including tuition assistance.  Complete an application online at www.albright.edu/hr or send a resume to hr@alb.edu.  NO WALK-INS.  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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Accounting Support Specialist - Payables

 The Controller’s Office is seeking a Support Specialist with extensive experience in accounts payable.  This position will also provide customer service and support Albright College’s business office operations as needed.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to service excellence, the ability to work as part of a team, computer aptitude, and strong analytical and communication skills; and will possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three years of related experience.  Experience with Great Plains software is a plus.  Send cover letter and resume along with three professional references to HR@alb.edu by March 14, 2014.   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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