Employment | Albright College

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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 is seeking a Business and Data Analyst in the Business Process and Applications department within Information Technology (Digital Strategy and Infrastructure) Division. This division is responsible for providing various departments at Albright College with analytical tools and business process support.

We are seeking a dynamic and creative individual who has basic knowledge of relational databases and MS SQL to serve as a key member of the technology team and the primary liaison for our Advancement Division.  The Business and Data Analyst will play a key role in providing our Advancement leadership and staff with critical business support solutions through the use of actionable reports, business process documentation and engineering.  The position will report directly to the Vice President of Digital Strategy and Infrastructure (IT).  The Business and Data Analyst will also work very closely with the Vice President of Advancement.  Bachelor’s Degree plus 5+ years of relevant experience, including experience with relational databases and MS SQL.

Send letter of application, current resume, and a list of three (3) professional references (include addresses and telephone numbers) to hr@albright.edu by August 10, 2018.  Albright College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, equitable and thriving community.  We are seeking applicants whose interests are aligned with our commitment as stated on our website.  Albright is an AA, EEO employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community. In pursuit of that, we actively encourage diversity among applicants for this position. Protected veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. View the complete position description here.

Faculty

Albright College, a dynamic liberal arts college in Reading, PA, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Computer Science. This is a tenure-track position, starting August 15, 2019.

Expectations and Qualifications
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 should have broad teaching and research expertise, particularly in software engineering, analytics, and informatics. Qualified applicants in other areas will also be considered. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work effectively and collegially as part of a cross-disciplinary community.

In our search for new colleagues to join our dedicated faculty, we look for demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of creative/scholarly production or potential, and commitment to the values of liberal education in service to Albright’s mission, namely, “to inspire and educate the scholar and leader in each student, building on a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences and a commitment to the best of human values, fostering a commitment to a lifetime of service and learning.” That commitment includes attention to equity and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

Teaching Responsibilities
Teaching load is six undergraduate courses per year. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses, will assist in the development of a new data analytics curriculum, and will have the opportunity to contribute to the general education curriculum through interdisciplinary courses or first year seminars. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate students in an interdisciplinary liberal arts environment. Faculty have the opportunity to develop new and innovative courses, and may choose to offer courses in January term or Summer Session. The specific teaching assignment will depend on the candidate’s areas of expertise and experience as well as departmental needs. Possibilities include the following courses: Programming Modules I and II, Data Structures, Data Analytics, Simulation and Design, Gaming Physics, Mobile Platform Development, Data Visualization, Artificial Intelligence.

Departmental Home
The Computer Science department consists of two full-time faculty members and additional adjunct staff. There are two main tracks for students in this discipline (Computer Science and Game and Simulation Development (G&SD)), and one co-major track (Information Systems.) The G&SD major has attracted a significant number of undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing such a degree at a liberal arts college. Our offerings are unique in that the courses represent a true interdisciplinary blending of topics developed by the Computer Science and Digital Media departments.

In addition to teaching, scholarship, and professional activities, faculty supervise internships and independent studies, serve as academic advisors and on faculty governance committees, and are engaged in supporting students and the college in multiple ways. Faculty mentors advise two active student organizations on campus: the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) student chapter and the Gaming Development club. Many of our faculty and students participate in Albright’s Creative Research Experience (ACRE), which supports student-faculty collaborations on focused projects during January interim and summer sessions. For more information about the Computer Science department, go to https://www.albright.edu/academic/undergraduate-programs/computer-science/ and https://www.albright.edu/academic/undergraduate-programs/game-simulation-development/.

About Albright College
A diverse learning community that encourages innovation and interdisciplinarity, Albright College aspires to serve as a national model for integrating the liberal arts with a commitment to college access for a broad and diverse population. A selective liberal arts college founded in 1856 and located in the residential neighborhood of College Heights in Reading, PA, Albright is located within an hour of Philadelphia, two hours from Baltimore, and three hours from New York City and Washington, D.C., Albright enrolls approximately 1600 students from 30 states and 12 countries in our residential college and about 500 nontraditional students in our evening, accelerated degree programs. Our 45% diversity rate helps students prepare for today’s global workplace, where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are the norm.

Albright offers some 58 undergraduate majors, all of them firmly grounded in the liberal arts. The College’s flexible interdisciplinary curriculum encourages students to combine majors and disciplines to create an individualized academic program that meets their needs and reflects their interests. The College’s most popular majors are business, biology, psychology, sociology, and fashion. Seeking to modernize the curriculum to align its strengths with emerging student interests, Albright has in recent years added majors in game and simulation development, music industry studies, digital studio art, and digital communications, with each course of study based in a rigorous liberal arts core.Albright College faculty take great pride in our commitment to teaching, our close relationships with students, and our collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to learning. We are looking for new colleagues who are committed to joining us in our mission of educating students of academic promise, and who would thrive in a learning community that places significant value on the residential nature of a liberal arts learning community, including our relationship with the City of Reading in Berks County, PA, which provides experiential learning and research opportunities for our students. More information about Albright College is available at https://www.albright.edu/about-albright/ or www.albright.edu.

Application Process
For fullest consideration, applications should be submitted no later than November 30, 2018. Applications should be submitted to computer_sci-search@albright.edu and should include: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) sample of scholarly or creative work; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) statement of current and future research; 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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.

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 the 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.The School of Professional Studies is comprised of accelerated bachelor’s degree programs, a graduate program in Education and short-term accelerated certificate programs. The accelerated course delivery typically has students in the classroom one evening per week with the additional instruction occurring outside of the classroom. The program is committed to the use of open educational resources (OER) and low cost textbooks included in the cost of tuition to make the cost of a college education more attainable to our adult learners. The School of Professional Studies faculty and staff are a committed group of educators, who are enthusiastic about adult learning and accelerated course structure.

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

Albright College is currently recruiting safe, experienced and dedicated PT Bus Drivers for its Athletics Department. Responsibilities include the safe and timely operation of vehicles which transport students, faculty and staff between various points of the College community, other designated locations, and to and from athletic contests. A commercial driver’s license with passenger endorsement, 2+ years’ experience as a driver, and professional communication skills with a diverse population required. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and the names of 3 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.

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

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.