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Visiting Lecturer in Classical & Early Christian Studies

The Classical & Early Christian Studies Department of Christendom College invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Lecturer, beginning August 15, 2022. We seek a generalist who possesses a doctorate in Classics and is prepared to teach all levels of Greek and Latin language courses. We will also consider Ph.D. candidates who can demonstrate teaching excellence.

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts college dedicated to restoring all things in Christ through academic excellence and fidelity to the Magisterium. The Department of Classical & Early Christian Studies takes a rigorous philological approach to the study of both classical and early Christian literature and culture. For more information on the purpose, values, and curriculum of both the College and the department, please visit our website: www.christendom.edu (www.christendom.edu/classics).

The successful candidate will teach four classes per semester. The candidate should be strongly committed to undergraduate teaching and eager to join a community that is guided by the complimentary lights of faith and reason. In accordance with the Apostolic Constitution Ex corde Ecclesiae, all faculty of the College annually profess an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium before the local Ordinary as a voluntary act.

Applicants should provide: (1) current curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of how the candidate will contribute to the Mission of Christendom College; (3) all graduate and undergraduate transcripts; (4) a sample of the candidate’s scholarly writing; and (5) three letters of recommendation which attest to the candidate’s scholarship, teaching ability, and character. All application materials or questions should be sent electronically to Prof. Andrew Beer, Chair of the Classical & Early Christian Studies Department, at abeer@christendom.edu.

Please allow three business days for acknowledgment of emails. Review of applications will begin February 28, 2022. Requests for interviews will be sent out in the middle of March.

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts should also be sent directly to:

Dr. Greg Townsend
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Christendom College
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630

 

Assistant Professor, Political Science & Economics Department, Full-Time

The Department of Political Science at Christendom College seeks to hire an Assistant Professor for a full-time position starting 15 August 2022.  The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in political science.  We will also consider applications from highly qualified ABD candidates whose progress to degree completion is far advanced.  This is an entry-level position.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastically committed to undergraduate education and will teach a 4/4 load of courses, including the department’s two core courses, Introduction to Political Theory and Catholic Social Doctrine, as well as upper-level electives in his/her field of specialization.  The subfield within political science is open, but we encourage applications from candidates who specialize in international relations or the history of political thought; the ability to teach some undergraduate courses in economics would be an advantage.  The successful candidate will integrate teaching excellence with professional scholarly engagement and service to the institution.  Ability to mentor students, including those aiming for graduate school, is an advantage.

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a four-year Catholic liberal arts college whose faculty members take an annual, voluntary oath of fidelity to the Magisterium of the Church.  Our faculty members affirm the harmony of faith and reason in the pursuit of academic excellence and especially follow the educational vision set out by St. John Paul II in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.  For more information on the Christendom Mission and Vision statements, curriculum, and student life, see www.christendom.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 30, 2021.

Interested applicants should provide the following: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a letter of application that includes discussion of teaching experience and philosophy, research interests and goals, and commitment to the Catholic liberal arts tradition; 3) three letters of recommendation; 4) graduate transcripts; 5) a sample of scholarly writing of 20 pages or fewer; and 6) evaluations of undergraduate teaching (if available).  Please send all application materials to Dr. Joseph Brutto, Chairman of the Political Science Department, at politicssearch@christendom.edu.  Any other inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Brutto at joseph.brutto@christendom.edu.

Graduate transcripts should also be sent to:

Dr. Greg Townsend
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Christendom College
134 Christendom Drive
Front Royal, VA 22630

 

Staff

Christendom College is looking for a motivated Student Billing Officer, whose strength is in customer service and communication with attention to detail.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for our mission, have a patient and professional demeanor, be a great team-player, and can be counted on to take ownership of the tasks and responsibilities as laid out in the job description below.  To apply, please go to the following link and register an account with our Applicant Tracking System. We offer a very competitive benefits package (to include a 403b program, health insurance, paid time off, HSA, and more!), and the compensation is to be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

TITLE: Student Billing Officer

DEPARTMENT: Business Office

Classification: Nonexempt, Hourly

RESPONSIBLE TO: Vice President of Finance

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Student Billing Officer manages through planning and organizing the Student Loan Receivables and Billing Management programs.

CHIEF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Processes all aspects of Student Billing, including payment plans, payments, late notices, etc.
  2. Manages student accounts receivable, to include timely, complete, and accurate communications with students and VP of Finance.
  3. Will handle all aspects of Student Billing Management, including new charges, semester billing, Rome Semester program, payment plans, scanning of checks, etc.  (Financial Aid Officer will assist with process and will upload financial aid information for the accounts.)
  4. Supplying of required information to the Registrar in a timely manner to include End of Semester Reporting regarding the releasing of grades, diplomas, and transcripts.
  5. Will oversee all aspects of Student Loans, including the processing of new loans, payments, late notices, exit interviews, loan deferment requests (including 2-year employment, continuing education, religious, hardship forbearances, etc.), etc.
  6. Processes all incoming student deposits and refunds.
  7. Update monthly payment plan forms and agreements annually.
  8. Certifies outside private loans and maintains annual spreadsheet.
  9. Processes all incoming student deposits and refunds.
  10. Update monthly payment plan forms and agreements annually.
  11. Certifies outside private loans and maintains annual spreadsheet.
  12. Maintenance of records and correspondence for Billing Management and Student Loans, including purging of files five years from the graduation/departure date only if account has been paid in full.
  13. With assistance of VP for Finance, will report 1098-T and 1098-E information to the IRS.  The 1098-T tuition statement will be available to students through the Billing Management system (Blackbaud).  The 1098-E loan interest statements will be sent through a service as usual.
  14. Prepares TL11A Tuition and Enrollment Certificate for Canadian students to use on their Canadian tax returns.
  15. With assistance from the Financial Aid Officer, prepares billing and loan reports for annual audit.
  16. Prepares listing of students billed on or off campus and meals for Food Service, Director of Student Support Services, Student Life Registrar.
  17. Maintains Bad Debt files, bad debt spreadsheet and processes payments made toward bad debt.
  18. Will assist families who have questions or difficulties using 529 plans.
  19. Other duties as needed.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    1. Must have good organizational skills.
    2. Must have computer skills in word processing and data base management.
    3. Must work well with others and have ability to communicate professionally with the public.

    PHYSICAL / MENTAL / EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    2. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
    3. Must be able to make quick decisions.
    4. Must be calm in stressful situations.

    Apply here.

    *Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time for the needs of the College, but a discussion between the employee and supervisor will take place prior to the change.

    TITLE: Director of Strategic Partnerships & Employer Relations

    DEPARTMENT: Enrollment

    Classification (FLSA): Exempt, Salary*

    REPORTS TO: VP for Enrollment & Student Success

     GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Director of Strategic Partnerships & Employer Relations is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships with employers to increase the marketability and recruitment of Christendom College students and recent graduates. The Director will work closely with the Director of Career & Professional Development and the Alumni Affairs Office to create networking and mentoring opportunities for alumni and students, will manage on- and off-campus recruitment and networking events, will manage the college’s job board, and will work with students to assist them discover and reach their career planning goals.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Managing student employees

    CHIEF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Work closely with Director of Career & Professional Development, continuously assess, build relationships and develop and execute strategic partnership initiatives that reflect the interests of Christendom students.
    2. Establish new employer contacts and strengthen current employer contacts through outreach activities such as cold calls, career fairs, mass communications, and individual employer visits – build the pipeline.
    3. Implement processes related to employer and job approvals to maintain a robust offering of experiential learning opportunities – manage the college’s job board for students and alumni (https://jobs.christendom.edu/), create and maintain online listing of full- and part-time jobs and internship openings.
    4. Administer procedures that support the maintenance of ongoing employer and contact lists to filter and prepare targeted communications, strengthen collaborations, and measure outcomes.
    5. Develop and implement strategies designed to increase employment opportunities for students, including internship and/or externship programs.
    6. Coordinate employer and vocational campus visits.
    7. Provide basic career coaching to students (resumes and cover letter critiques; interview preparation; career discernment; personality strengths; job search; graduate school apps) on regular basis.
    8. Create and deliver career-related presentations to students; teach EFL classes as needed.
    9. Represent the college at professional meetings, trainings, and conferences as needed (such as, VACE, SHRM, Chamber of Commerce, BNI, Catholic Leadership, LEGATUS).
    10. Supervise student employee(s) as needed.
    11. Contribute to the overall success of career development by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    OTHER NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    – None

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

    1. Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
    2. 1-3 years of experience working in college career services department, or 3-5 years working in sales and marketing.
    3. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects, and work independently without supervision.
    4. Fire in the belly with an acute sense of urgency – the ability to overcome hurdles to meet goals.
    5. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication competence.
    6. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a variety of constituents – C-Suite level employers, students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff.
    7. Excellent relationship-building skills, with a focus on customer service.
    8. Ability to prioritize, perform, and follow through on initiatives.
    9. Ability to work collaboratively with a team across diverse roles for a common purpose.
    10. Understanding of today’s job market and how liberal arts prepares for success.
    11. Desire to work for an educational apostolate, with a goal of restoring the culture.

    PHYSICAL / MENTAL / EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

    • None

     

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time for the needs of the College, but a discussion between the employee and supervisor will take place prior to the change.

    To apply for this position, please register on the link below and make sure to include your resume and cover letter (describing your interest in the position, explaining your required knowledge, skills, abilities, attributes, and competencies for this position, and expressing your interest in working specifically at Christendom College), as well as a listing of three professional references who can attest to your professional work ethic, character, and strengths on your application form. The position will remain open until filled, but Tuesday, July 5, is the preferred start date. This is a 12-month full-time position which offers a competitive salary and allows employees to participate in the 403B plan, health, life, dental insurance program, paid vacation, and more.

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