VISTA Careers – Neumann University

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Neumann University is a private, Catholic university in Aston modeled in the Franciscan tradition. It was founded in 1965 and offers undergraduate degrees in a variety of subjects, three doctoral programs, six master’s degree programs, and an accelerated bachelor’s degree program for adults. The following career positions at the university are available:

Admissions Counselor

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Admission Counselor position.

This position assists in the daily activities of an effective and comprehensive undergraduate admissions program; promotes Neumann University through travel, written correspondence, oral communication, and other means as required.

This position will include distance and overnight travel with the primary territory being Philadelphia County.

The successful applicant should speak to their knowledge with the Philadelphia student population in their cover letter.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with previous experience as either a student worker or professional staff member in an undergraduate admission office.

Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University.

Find out more about the Admission Counselor position.

Assistant Director, Career & Personal Development

Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Director, Career & Personal Development.

The successful candidate will provide career counseling and advice to students and alumni, and co-manage all aspects of the Internship Program for the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Business; work with the Director of Career & Personal Development and colleagues in the delivery of career-related programs and services.

Qualifications include:

  • a Master’s degree in career counseling, student development or related area preferred.
  • Combination of a bachelor’s degree and experience required.
  • One to two years of experience in a university career office or the equivalent in career counseling practicum/internship training experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, time management and organizational skills.
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as employers, community agencies, and educational settings.
  •  Proven skills in the use of technology solutions, including the use of social media to enhance on and off-campus support from the University to the student.

Some local travel and some regional/out-of-state travel required (conferences, special meetings, etc.); and, knowledge of and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan character of the University.

Find out more about the Assistant Director, Career & Personal Development position.

Institutional Research Assistant

Neumann University is seeking a qualified Institutional Research Assistant who reports to the Dean of Student Academic Support (Title III Project Coordinator).

The position is part-time (20 hours per week) and grant-funded through October 2023).

The position:

  • Supports the Dean in the implementation of a comprehensive research plan to document the success rates of student support initiatives.
  • Administers survey instruments to assess the goals and objectives of the Title III Grant
  • Organizes a quarterly report of the research findings for the Title III Project Coordinator and external evaluator.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a longitudinal electronic file to track the progress of the participating students
  •  Utilize NURO and RNL platforms to identify at-risk students
  •  Administer Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) every other spring term
  •  Administer all Title III testing and surveys
  • Complete all required Title III reports in a timely fashion
  • Gather, analyze and report data
  • Assist with the completion of quarterly research reports and the impact study in year 5 of the grant.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree; minimum of two years of relevant experience preferably in higher education; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access); ability to work with sensitive and confidential material; demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy is required; ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy and proficiency; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan Mission of the University.

Find out more about the Institutional Research Assistant position.

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