VISTA Careers: Neumann University


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 Neumann University careers are available:

Administrative Coordinator for University Advancement

The successful candidate for this full-time position will serve as the front-line person for University Advancement and the Center for Leadership.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with event tracking and records not limited to attendance, financials/transmittals, and coding of all program events;
  • Maintain budget for AVP;
  • Provide event support and event support as needed for alumni and community outreach programs;
  • Preparing meeting notices, 25 live calendar arrangements, reminders, minutes, committee membership listings and coding not limited to the Alumni Executive Board, the Center for Leadership, and The Arts Guild;
  • Maintain biographical record changes and integrity of alumni data and external constituents;
  • Assist with the Center for Leadership documentation;
  • Manage Federal work-study students;
  • Relate and respond to incoming requests and be able to prioritize information/messages from constituents, both online and individually;
  • Serve as backup to the Executive Assistant for the Vice President of UA.

A Bachelor’s degree is preferred for this position, or equivalent training and/or experience related to higher education.

The qualified applicant should have demonstrated abilities to provide frontline assistance to internal and external groups, communicate effectively in both oral and written formats and work independently with a required high level of proficiency.

Excellent organizational skills, sound judgment, technological proficiency, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and the ability to handle multiple tasks are essential. Candidates must possess an appreciation for and congruence with the Catholic Franciscan mission of the University.

Find out more about the Administrative Coordinator for University Advancement position.

Associate Director of Student Engagement & Leadership

The full-time position of Associate Director of Student Engagement & Leadership reports to the Director of Student Engagement & Leadership.

The Associate Director will work with the Director of Student Engagement & Leadership and other campus partners to foster a campus environment that is vibrant and engaging.

The candidate for this full-time position will meet diverse student needs, offer opportunities for engagement, and is grounded in Neumann’s Catholic traditions and Franciscan values.

The Associate Director will provide oversight for the Commuter Life Program, advise the SGA Knights Programming Board (KPB), coordinate and manage late-night/evening/weekend programming and large-scale events, and coordinate new student program activities.

A Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field is required.  

The candidate must have five years of experience working in higher education Student Affairs, particularly in student engagement and campus programming;.

They should have excellent communication skills in both verbal and written formats; and knowledge of, and congruence, with the Catholic Franciscan character of the University.

Find out more about the Associate Director of Student Engagement & Leadership position.


Neumann University is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Counselor.

The counselor will deliver quality clinical services and educational programs for the student body and the university community.

Candidates for this positon must have a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Clinical or Counseling Psychology.

For licensed counselors, professionals must be licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or eligible for reciprocal licensure.

For applicants who are not licensed, they must be a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and/or have a clear path to licensing (LPC or LCSW).

Candidates must also have previous experience in a university or university counseling center; excellent counseling, interpersonal, and administrative skills; and knowledge of developmental issues of both traditional and non-traditional students, commuter students, and resident student populations.

The position requires a high degree of proactive effort to enhance the wellness of the community. Interpersonal and presentation skills are a necessity.

They must be proficient in maintaining positive working relationships with colleagues, university administration, students and staff.

Find out more about the Counseling position.

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