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MAILING ADDRESS:
Office of Human Resources
Albright College
P.O. Box 15234
13th and Bern Streets
Reading, PA 19612-5234

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Administrative

Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a Catalog Metadata and Digital Scholarship Librarian. This administrative position is new, looking to combine leadership for the Library’s Technical Services Department with the College’s desire to advance digital scholarship initiatives. The position, therefore, affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be innovative and work collaboratively with faculty.

The successful candidate must have a Masters Degree from an ALA-accredited institution and two years of professional experience in an academic library. One year of supervisory experience is preferred. The candidate must demonstrate professional experience with cataloging and metadata and have a working knowledge of library trends in metadata and digital resources. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to create both original and copy records for a variety of material types. Working knowledge of OCLC Connexion, integration with library systems, and experience with RDA is required. Knowledge of and familiarity with current trends in digital scholarship are required.

In our search for a new colleague, we look for someone with a strong public service orientation, the ability to work as a team player in a collegial environment, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date will be based on the availability of the successful candidate.

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.

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Faculty

Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Computer Science Department beginning August 2019. The successful candidate should have broad teaching and research expertise, particularly in software engineering, analytics, and informatics. Qualified candidates in other areas will also be considered. A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline is preferred, along with 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 a broad range of computer science courses and assist in the development of a new data analytics curriculum. Job responsibilities include teaching six courses per year, scholarship, and service to the department and college.

Application review will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be submitted to computer_sci-search@albright.edu  and 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.

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: about the position see www.albright.edu/employment; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning in August 2019.  The successful candidate should be academically or professionally qualified in accordance with ACBSP standards to teach courses in accounting. Preferred candidate should have private or public practical accounting experience for the last five years along with a Master’s degree in business, taxation or accounting and a current CPA license; Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting or a related field preferred. Specializations in taxation and auditing is a plus. Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be submitted to accounting-search@albright.edu  and should include 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) scholarship sample; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; and 5) recent teaching/performance evaluations. Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.

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: about the position see www.albright.edu/employment; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

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Albright College seeks a biologist to fill a full-time, Visiting Assistant professor position in the Biology department starting in the spring 2019 semester (January 2019). This is a two-year appointment with the opportunity for an additional one-year extension. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field.  The successful candidate will be a broadly trained organismal biologist with a focus on zoology, or a closely related field. Candidates must be able to: (1) teach introductory evolution and systematics; (2) participate in instructing a sophomore level genetics and evolution course; (3) occasionally teach a non-majors biology class; and (4) develop and teach an upper division class in their specialty. A strong commitment to undergraduate education in an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective is expected.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants should fill out the application form. Applications should include: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) recent teaching evaluations (if available); and arrange for three reference letters to be sent, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu.

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. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

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Albright College seeks a biologist to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in the Biology department.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or related field.  The successful candidate will be a broadly trained biologist with a focus in anatomy and physiology, or a closely related field. A background of physiological research in invertebrates is preferred. Candidates must be able to: (1) teach human anatomy and physiology on a rotating cycle, comparative anatomy, and courses in their specialty; (2) participate in introductory biology courses; (3) occasionally teach courses that contribute to the general education curriculum and/or interdisciplinary program in psychobiology or public health; and (4) develop an active research program emphasizing undergraduate student involvement. A strong commitment to undergraduate education and research, an interdisciplinary liberal arts perspective, and service to the department and college is expected.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  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 (if available); and arrange for three reference letters to be sent, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu.

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: about the position see www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a tenure-track position in 20th Century American and African-American History, beginning August 2019. We seek a broadly trained Americanist with experience of teaching canonical courses, and scholarly accomplishments focused on the African American past. Willingness to develop courses in public history that make use of resources in Reading and southeastern Pennsylvania generally is a plus. Course load is 3/3 and the successful candidate will be a compelling teacher, who, through survey courses, promises to inspire informed critical thinking in the minds of undergraduates and enrich those perspectives through more specialized upper level courses. A PhD in History is required at start of appointment.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website www.albright.edu/hr/employment.html. Applications should submit: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; and arrange to have sent three reference letters, at least one of which addresses teaching effectiveness, to hr@albright.edu. Preliminary Skype interviews will be conducted in January, 2019.  Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

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.

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The Department of Political Science at Albright College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Political Science beginning in fall 2019. Applicants must also be able to teach introductory courses in research methods. Ph.D. in Political Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment is expected. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in comparative politics, as well as entry level research methods courses. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop and teach courses in the general studies program. Commitment to teaching excellence, the liberal arts, mentoring undergraduate scholarship, an active program of research, and service to the college and department is required.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should fill out the application form and forward required materials to hr@albright.edu. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) graduate transcripts (unofficial is acceptable); 4) sample of scholarly or creative work; 5) statement of teaching philosophy; 6) statement of current and future research; 7) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student/peer evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught); and 8) a statement about commitment to inclusivity and equity. Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.  Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

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.

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre – Scenic Design, beginning in January 2019 and running through the 2020-2021 academic year. Our department embraces the liberal arts tradition and supports the college’s interdisciplinary mission. We seek a collaborative and versatile colleague who will contribute to the creative and intellectual development of our undergraduate students, both majors and non-majors alike. The selected candidate will teach Design and Theatre History courses and Design for our nationally recognized theatre production program. The teaching load is three courses per semester, or the equivalent production load. Service expectations include academic advising, mentoring of students, and service on college committees. Candidates should be active in scholarship and/or creative work in their field. The department produces a four-show season annually and participates in KCACTF.  The successful candidate will participate in the season and support co-curricular student projects, depending on expertise. Successful candidates will possess an MFA or PhD, professional experience, and evidence of teaching excellence at the college level.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a statement about commitment to diversity and inclusivity; and 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e. student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught). Please arrange to have at least two reference letters submitted, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness.

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 about the position see www.albright.edu/hr; about Albright College: www.albright.edu.

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Music with a focus on Applied Commercial Music and Commercial Arranging beginning August 2019.  A DMA or Ph.D. in Music is required prior to appointment along with evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level and successful experience in Commercial Ensemble activities (conducting, coaching, arranging, recruiting, etc.). The position carries a teaching load of six courses per year. Responsibilities include: the creation and ongoing directorship of a Commercial Music Ensemble at Albright as well teaching such courses as: Commercial Music Theory; Commercial Arranging; Introduction to Music Business; History of Popular Music; and, History of Jazz. The position also carries an expectation of departmental and college committee service, academic advising/mentoring, the continued pursuit of professional scholarship, and the creative participation in our annual performing arts season.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly and/or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of current and future research; 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught): 7) and, the submission of at least two letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately after the submission deadline and continue until the position is filled.  Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinary, 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.

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The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Albright College seeks applicants for a one-year Sociology Teaching Fellow position to begin Fall 2019.  PhD in sociology preferred, ABD with successful teaching experience will be considered.  Applicants must desire a teaching-focused career in a diverse, liberal arts college setting. The area of specialization is open, but successful candidates should be prepared to teach sociological core courses, including introductory sociology, social research methods, and/or social theory, in addition to courses in their area of specialization.  The teaching load is 3 classes per semester.  The position may be extended for up to two additional years.  Past teaching experience in the classroom is preferred. The Teaching Fellow will work with departmental mentors to discuss teaching methods and strategies and develop skills necessary to engage typical liberal arts undergraduates.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should fill out the application form and forward required materials to hr@albright.edu. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, a brief statement detailing the candidate’s philosophy of teaching, three professional letter of reference, evidence of teaching excellence, and a graduate school transcript to hr@albright.edu.

Albright College is a liberal arts institution consisting of approximately 1600 students, and is located approximately one hour from Philadelphia, and three hours from New York, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.  Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.  We are an AA/EOE/ADA employer and actively committed to diversity within our community.  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.

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Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Music who will serve as the Director of Choral Activities beginning August 2019. Qualified applicants must have completed a DMA or PhD in Music prior to appointment along with evidence of quality teaching at the undergraduate level and successful experience in choral activities (conducting, coaching, arranging, recruiting, etc.). The position carries a teaching load of six courses per year. Responsibilities include the directorship of two auditioned choirs — Concert Choir (SATB) and Women’s Choral (SSAA) and teaching courses in applied music/general education (theory, history, etc.). The position also carries an expectation of departmental and college committee service, academic advising/mentoring, the continued pursuit of professional scholarship, and the creative participation in our annual performing arts season.

Application review will begin on November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants should apply via our website. Applications should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly and/or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of current and future research; 6) evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., student evaluations of teaching, sample syllabi of courses taught): 7) and, the submission of at least two letters of reference, one of which addresses teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin immediately after the submission deadline and continue until the position is filled.  Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.

A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinary, 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.

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Albright College’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking to increase its pool of part-time adjunct instructors to teach evening accelerated courses in Business Administration, particularly in the fields of management and marketing, at the following locations: Reading, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Pottstown, Blue Bell, Media and Allentown.  Successful candidates will have five or more years work experience in the specific field they wish to teach, along with a minimum of a Master’s degree in business administration or a related field from an accredited institution; a terminal degree is preferred.  Evidence of successful teaching experience, preferably with adult learners, is necessary.  Courses are taught in a combined hybrid format or online, so experience using a standard learning management system is necessary.  In addition to the above qualifications, successful candidates for online teaching positions must have previously taught at least 4 online courses at an accredited institution, two or more of which were taught in the past two years.  Online teaching training or certification, such as Quality Matters online teaching or equivalent, is desirable.

Albright College’s School of Professional Studies is comprised of accelerated bachelor’s degree programs, a graduate program in Education, and accelerated short-term certificate programs.  The accelerated course delivery is conducted either in the hybrid format of one night per week (4 hours) in the classroom combined with additional instructional time outside the classroom, or in an online format.  The program is committed to the use of low cost or no-cost educational resources in order to make the cost of a college education more attainable for adult learners.  The School of Professional Studies is comprised of faculty and staff who are committed to and enthusiastic about adult learning in an accelerated course structure.

Applicants should send a letter of interest and current vitae or resume to hr@albright.edu.  Please specify your interest in the School of Professional Studies Business Administration major, field of interest (management, marketing, or other field), and include with your vitae or resume, at least two professional references and at least one reference from an accredited institution of higher learning for which you have successfully taught.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the part-time adjunct pool has been filled. Applicants will only be contacted if an interview is desired.  Albright College is an equal opportunity employer.  In pursuit of enriching the diversity within our community, we encourage the applications of qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender or gender identification, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Albright College’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach evening accelerated courses in Accounting at the following locations: Harrisburg, Allentown, Lancaster, Blue Bell and Reading.  The successful candidates should have relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: Auditing, Taxation and Intermediate Accounting.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in business or accounting and a current CPA license.  Prior experience teaching adult students is preferred, but a CPA with extensive experience in public and private accounting will be considered.  Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to sharing their practical experience with our adult students.

Send a letter of interest and current vitae to hr@albright.edu.  Please specify your interest in the Accounting (SPS) major and include two professional references in your current vitae.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.  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.

Support Staff

Facilities Services Workers

Albright College has several full-time Facilities Services Worker – Custodian positions available, first shift and third 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 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. 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.

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 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.