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Submissions without the Employment Application will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed until all information is received. The preferred method for submitting your application materials is via hr@hnu.edu. You will receive an automated response confirming receipt of your application.

Assistant Professor - Nursing

Holy Names University is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Nursing.

Essential Functions of Position:

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING
  • Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels.
  • Faculty has ownership for the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of the curricula within the School of Nursing which are designed to prepare graduates to provide nursing care in a dynamic health care environment.
  • Creates a dynamic, learner centered environment that uses a variety of teaching methods that support the diverse learning needs of the student population and that are based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching and clinical practices.
  • Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a coach and mentor for students; confers with them on their progress and assists them in the development of learning plans to facilitate successful achievement of course objectives.
  • Maintains and enhances competence in subjects being taught.
  • Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole.
  • Prepares and reviews written examinations, papers, and student projects; supervises independent study projects as needed, and evaluates learner performance in both the classroom and clinical settings.
  • Notifies Program Director of at-risk students or unusual occurrences.
  • Supervises or teaches clinical rotations as needed in acute, community and laboratory settings as well as preceptorship courses. Documents student progress on appropriate forms.
  1. SERVICE
  • Faculty is required to provide service on School of Nursing and Health Sciences committees, University committees and other committees or task forces.
  • Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve the University, the nursing profession and the community.
  • Service consists of meaningful activities that promote the image, mission or strategic priorities of the University, the well-being of relevant individuals or groups among the community of interest or the professional growth of faculty.
  • Participate in Faculty Organization meetings.
  • Participate in School of Nursing Faculty meetings.
  • Participate in University or SON committees as needed.
  • Provide service to the profession and the community.
  • Participate in University and SON events as specified in University and DON attendance expectations.
  • Service also includes academic advising which is student-centered and assists students to realize the maximum educational benefits available to them by helping them to better understand themselves and to learn to use the resources of the University to meet their educational needs and aspirations.
  • Advising requires the establishment of caring human relationships in which the student learning experience is enhanced.
  • Clarify with the student the nursing curriculum and interpretation of programmatic requirements.
  • Provide needed information so students can make the best academic decisions for themselves.
  • Increase student awareness of educational resources available.
  • Discuss student academic progress and progression toward educational goals.
  • Refer to other institutional and community support services, where appropriate.
  • Forward appropriate student information regarding needs and preferences that could influence policy setting in the SON and enhance the learning environment.

III. SCHOLARSHIP AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY

  • Faculty members are required to engage in scholarship that reflects activities resulting in the production, reorganization/refinement, dissemination or creation of works that advance knowledge in one’s field.
  • Utilize research literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices.
  • Exhibit a spirit of inquiry about teaching and learning, student development, evaluation methods, and other aspects of the faculty role.
  • Demonstrate qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of master’s degree in nursing or an equivalent field required.
  • Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education preferred.
  • Specialization in area of teaching responsibility.
  • At least three years of progressive teaching experience in classroom, practice, and/or laboratory settings preferred.
  • Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization. Licensure as a registered nurse.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Director of Writing and ESL

Holy Names University invites applications for a full-time Associate or Advanced Assistant Professor to serve as the Director of Writing and ESL. This position will work with the Dean of Arts and Sciences, and will direct the Writing Center and the first-year writing program. Additionally, they will teach the equivalent of 4 classes a year in the areas of first-year writing, ESL, and/or writing center pedagogy.

Essential Functions of Positions:

Hire adjunct faculty for first-year English and perform teaching observations.
Will work with the Advising Center to determine effective placement processes for first-year writing classes.
Ensure HNU’s ESL class sequence serves our students.
Will prepare professional development opportunities for adjunct faculty in the areas of TESL and first-year writing pedagogy.
Will coordinate and oversee writing tutoring provided through the Writing Center, including hiring student-writing tutors.

Qualifications and Experience:

Hold a PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, Language and Literacy, or a related field.
Have experience teaching English for speakers of other languages and/or teaching English abroad.
Have experience working in a university and/or community college writing center in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats.
Be able to utilize technology and learning management systems to teach courses face-to-face, online, and in hybrid formats.
Be comfortable supporting, working with, and advocating for a diverse student body.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Director of Kinesiology

Holy Names University invites applications for a full-time faculty member to coordinate and teach in the Kinesiology Program, beginning Fall Semester 2020. Successful candidates, whom have the appropriate credentials, will be considered for a tenure-track position.

The Kinesiology Program at HNU is a four-year course of study leading to either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree depending on the student’s area of interest. The Kinesiology Program at HNU is a growing program that has recently become a unique, separate program of study at the University. Previously, Kinesiology was under the umbrella of the Biology Program. The academic year 2018-2019 marks the first year that students entering the University could select Kinesiology as their major.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Teaching responsibilities for this position include lower division and upper division courses in the Kinesiology Program, including courses such as Introduction to Kinesiology, Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, and Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries.
  • The expectations for the position include teaching according to relevant academic policies and maintaining and enhancing competence in the field.
  • Foster a dynamic, student-centered environment that uses a variety of teaching methods to support the diverse learning needs of the student population. Course activities should be based on educational theory and evidence-based teaching.
  • Coordinating the Kinesiology Program. Coordination activities include items such as curriculum revision or development, student mentoring, building relationships with external partners for student internships, program assessment, and administrative tasks related to the Program.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Hold a terminal degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or a closely related field OR hold a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Athletic Training or a closely related field.
  • Have at least five years of current, relevant professional experience.
  • Be able to teach effectively at the undergraduate level by incorporating assessment, equity, and active learning in pedagogical approaches.
  • Be able to utilize technology and learning management systems in course delivery to deliver classes face-to-face and in online or hybrid formats.
  • Be comfortable supporting, working with, and advocating for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of HNU students.
  • Be ready to build connections with the community to promote and enhance the Kinesiology Program.

To Apply:

Review of applications will begin mid-April 2020 and will be considered until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation from individuals who have observed or are very familiar with the candidate’s teaching to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant for Campus Events & Student Activities

Holy Names University is pleased to announce the search for a Graduate Assistant for Campus Events & Student Activities.

The Department of Student Development & Engagement is committed to: meeting students “where they are,” and partnering with them for future growth; modeling empathy and service to foster student development and community interaction; creating a welcoming environment where students are valued and supported to foster generosity and gratitude; and challenging ourselves and others to grow, understand, and appreciate diversity with open minds and intentionality.

The primary responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant for Campus Events & Student Activities include, planning and implementing student activities, and assisting with campus-wide events, campus-wide program and event marketing, and advising clubs and organizations.  The Graduate Assistant for Campus Events & Student Activities is supervised by the Director of New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.

Essential Functions of Positions:

ADVISING

  • Provide support and training to student activities student assistants.
  • Provide support and training to student leaders by helping members understand their roles, how to access campus resources, and how to plan and implement programs and events.
  • Assist with Leadership development and activities as needed; may include leadership workshops, presentations, and trainings, one-one meetings, student group forums, informal and formal events & discussions, student club training & development.

PROGRAMMING

  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing weekly evening activities.
  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing monthly commuter events and activities.
  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing campus wide tradition events.
  • Encourage student involvement and participation in programming.
  • Develop and coordinate student activities, including off-campus trips.
  • Collaborate with Campus Partners (i.e. Counseling and Psychological Services, Campus Safety, Center for Social Justice & Civic Engagement, Student Success Center, etc.) on programming relevant to HNU students.
  • Take a role in developing and implementing Hawk Days and New Student Orientation.
  • Take a role in developing and implementing social events and activities during New Student Orientation and assist with Welcome Week events.
  • Assist with other campus-wide programming initiatives as needed.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Attend all departmental staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend all Student Affairs trainings and staff meetings.
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with the Director of New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.
  • Implement campus wide event marketing efforts.
  • Assist with student leader recruitment and selection process.
  • Collaboration with other departments as appropriate.
  • Participation in professional staff residential housing on-call rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be an enrolled and registered Graduate Student in order to apply for this positioned required.
  • Prior experience in event planning, advising, and/or residence life preferred.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant for Clubs & Organizations

Holy Names University is pleased to announce the search for a Graduate Assistant for Clubs & Organizations.

The Department of Student Development & Engagement is committed to: meeting students “where they are,” and partnering with them for future growth; modeling empathy and service to foster student development and community interaction; creating a welcoming environment where students are valued and supported to foster generosity and gratitude; and challenging ourselves and others to grow, understand, and appreciate diversity with open minds and intentionality.

The primary responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant for Clubs & Organizations include advising clubs and organizations, planning and implementing student activities, and assisting with campus-wide events. The Graduate Intern for Campus Events & Student Activities is supervised by the Director of New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.

Essential Functions of  Position:

ADVISING

  • Provide support and training to student clubs and leaders by helping members understand their roles, how to access campus resources, and how to plan and implement programs and events.
  • Work in collaboration with club advisors to ensure clubs adhere to University guidelines.
  • Assist with Leadership development and activities as needed; may include leadership workshops, presentations, and trainings, one-one meetings, student group forums, informal and formal events & discussions, student club training & development.

PROGRAMMING

  • Develop and implement club fair events.
  • Encourage student involvement and participation in programming and student clubs and organizations.
  • Develop and coordinate student activities, including off-campus trips.
  • Collaborate with Campus Partners (i.e. Counseling and Psychological Services, Campus Safety, Center for Social Justice & Civic Engagement, Student Success Center, etc.) on programming relevant to HNU students.
  • Take a role in developing and implementing Hawk Days and New Student Orientation.
  • Take a role in developing and implementing social events and activities during New Student Orientation and assist with Welcome Week events.
  • Assist with other campus-wide programming initiatives as needed.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Attend all departmental staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend all Student Affairs trainings and staff meetings.
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with the Director of New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.
  • Assist with student leader recruitment and selection process.
  • Collaboration with other departments as appropriate.
  • Collaboration with other departments as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be an enrolled and registered Graduate Student in order to apply for this positioned required.
  • Prior experience in event planning, advising, and/or residence life preferred.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant for New Student Programs & Leadership

Holy Names University is pleased to announce the search for a Graduate Assistant for New Student Programs & Leadership.

The Department of Student Development & Engagement is committed to: meeting students “where they are,” and partnering with them for future growth; modeling empathy and service to foster student development and community interaction; creating a welcoming environment where students are valued and supported to foster generosity and gratitude; and challenging ourselves and others to grow, understand, and appreciate diversity with open minds and intentionality.

The primary responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant for New Student Programs & Leadership include assisting with the planning and implementation of Fall and Spring Orientation programs, the planning and implementing of student leadership development training and activities, and planning and implementing first-year student programming, including administrative support for the Connections Project FYE Program. The Graduate Assistant for New Student Programs & Leadership is supervised by the Director for New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.

Essential Functions of Position:

ADVISING

  • Provide support and training to student Peer Mentors in the Connections Project First Year Experience program.
  • Provide support and training to Orientation Team student leaders.
  • Work in collaboration with faculty and staff to develop effective leadership training and student programming.
  • Provide support and training to student leaders by helping members understand their roles, how to access campus resources, and how to plan and implement programs and events.
  • Assist with Leadership development and activities as needed; may include leadership workshops, presentations, and trainings, one-one meetings, student group forums, informal and formal events & discussions, student leadership summit, LeaderShape, student leaders retreat, student club training & development, and women’s leadership experience.

PROGRAMMING

  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing Hawk Days and New Student Orientation.
  • Take a lead role in developing and implementing social events and activities during New Student Orientation and assist with Welcome Week events.
  • Take lead role in facilitating Connections Project semester projects including Common Reading Book events.
  • Collaborate with Campus Partners (i.e. Counseling and Psychological Services, Housing and Residence Life, Center for Social Justice & Civic Engagement, Career Services, Student Success Center, Campus Safety etc.) on programming relevant to HNU students.
  • Encourage student involvement and participation in programming and student clubs and organizations.
  • Communicate events and activities to the University community using the Campus Events Calendar, email, flyers, etc.
  • Assist with other campus-wide programming initiatives as needed.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Attend all departmental staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend all Student Affairs trainings and staff meetings.
  • Attend weekly supervision meetings with the Director of New Student Programs, Involvement & Leadership.
  • Serve on the Orientation Planning Committee and Common Reading selection and book launch.
  • Assist with student leader recruitment and selection process.
  • Collaboration with other departments as appropriate.
  • Participation in professional staff residential housing on-call rotation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be an enrolled and registered Graduate Student in order to apply for this positioned required.
  • Prior experience in event planning, advising, orientation, first year experience, and/or residence life preferred.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant for Athletics

Holy Names University is announcing Graduate Assistant (GA) openings in Athletics. Under the supervision of the Head Coach and Department Supervisors, the GA’s will assist with coaching and other department duties, depending upon the position.

The GA will also:
• Demonstrate strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the program.
• Maintain professional standards at all times and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes at home and on the road.
• Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITIONS

• Provide leadership and administration of the program.
• Coach and actively participate in practice sessions as needed and effectively manage game day situations.
• Assist with office duties and operations as directed by the supervisor.
• Assist with administering a robust fundraising campaign including development of or assisting with camps if possible.
• Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
• Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

• A Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into a Master’s Program at HNU is essential and required.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into success for Athletics Department.
• Knowledge of NCAA rules is preferred.
• Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities are expected as well as keen understanding of professional distance needed between staff members and athletes.
• Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year are required.
• Ability and willingness to drive university vehicles is essential.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

• Event Management
• Athletics Assistant/Marketing & Promotions (2)
• Strength & Conditioning (2)
• Athletic Training (2)
• Men’s Basketball Assistant Coach
• Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach
• Volleyball Assistant Coach (2)
• Softball Assistant Coach
• Baseball Assistant Coach
• Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach

TO APPLY

For consideration, applicants should submit the Holy Names University Staff Employment Application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University
Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Napier Executive Search is assisting Holy Names University to identify candidates for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management. To arrange for a confidential conversation or to nominate a candidate for this position, contact Laura Robinson a laura.robinson@napiersearch.com or Mary Napier at mary.napier@napiersearch.com. To apply, please send a resume, a detailed letter of interest, and names and contact information of professional references by email to hnu@napiersearch.com. Credentials will be reviewed until the position is filled, but for assurance of full consideration, application materials should be submitted electronically by March 23. All applications and nominations will be considered confidential; references will be not be contacted without prior permission.

Director of Annual Giving

Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking a Director of Annual Giving.

The Director of Annual Giving will be responsible for the planning and implementation of a dynamic year-round annual giving program, whose purpose is to build a long-term base of support for HNU.  The director collaborates with all members of the Advancement team to create and increase fundraising goals and results that aim to build and engage HNU constituencies based upon industry best practices and in concert with the HNU culture.

The director shall serve as a key member of the Vice President for University Advancement’s management team and shall develop and implement his/her program using initiative, enthusiasm, and sound judgment in the implementation of HNU’s annual giving efforts.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Design and manage a dynamic, multidimensional annual giving program that utilizes a variety of mediums to communicate with and solicit current and potential donors.
  • Coordinate, manage, and assess all annual giving fundraising, special campaigns, and reunion giving.
  • Perform data analysis related to all aspects of the annual giving program and use that data to evaluate programs and provide insight for ongoing solicitations.
  • In cooperation with the Vice President for Advancement, set goals for annual giving for annual, three, and five-year increments.
  • In a collegial fashion, work closely with the director of leadership gifts and the Vice President of Advancement to coordinate strategy related to the solicitation of leadership gift prospects.
  • Develop and monitor budgets for cost centers reporting to this position.
  • Work closely with the director of advancement services and prospect research on the recording and monitoring of gift processing and the maintenance of accurate alumni records in the database.
  • Support the overall goals of Advancement by providing assistance to events and activities of others in the department as the needs arise.
  • Maintain contact with professional peers at other institutions to exchange trends and strategies in annual giving fundraising efforts.
  • Serve as a member of the vice president for university advancement’s leadership team.
  • Exhibit teamwork, a positive “can do” attitude, and self-confidence.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience in an educational advancement setting (or equivalent) are required.
  • Annual Giving experience is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of database systems and business software is essential.
  • Familiarity with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (or the equivalent) is required.
  • Strong project management, leadership, organizational planning skills with the ability to set priorities and balance concurrent tasks; excellent communications skills; analytical and creative planning skills; a proven problem-solver.
  • The ability to coordinate, manage, and execute all direct-response fundraising efforts for annual giving, special appeals, and reunion giving.
  • The ability to create and manage a multidimensional appeal schedule that utilizes a variety of mediums (e.g. electronic solicitation, direct mail appeals, telemarketing and face-to-face solicitations) to communicate with potential and current donors.
  • The ability to perform data analysis related to all aspects of the annual giving program and to use data to evaluate current annual programs and provide insight for ongoing solicitations.
  • The ability to enhance the annual giving programs use of analytics to improve segmentation and messaging and to create a personal and positive experience for donors.
  • The ability to recruit, motivate, and direct alumni volunteers.
  • A proven team player, with a sense of humor.
  • The ability to work independently and is self-initiated.
  • Flexible and available for evening, weekend or early morning events and meetings.
  • A strong belief and respect for the mission of HNU essential.
  • The ability to navigate the HNU campus, drive and/or fly to events as necessary.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

Working with the VP for University Advancement, this Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will be responsible for increasing funding from foundations, corporations, and other institutional funders through effective prospect research, persuasive proposals, and compliance/stewardship of existing awards. The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations plays a critical role in HNU’s efforts to deepen its philanthropic relationships with institutional funders, including government agencies. In furtherance of the university’s integrated strategic plan, the Director both develops and implements the strategy for corporate and foundation engagement. This includes advising senior leadership, collaboration with faculty/staff on proposal development, and maintaining a strong line of communication with institutional funders.

The director shall serve as a key member of the Vice President for University Advancement’s management team and as a key conduit to faculty and staff at the university, using discretion, enthusiasm, and sound judgment in the implementation of HNU’s corporate and foundation relations program.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Lead all phases of the grant funding cycle – from cultivation and solicitation to compliance and stewardship.
  • Provide work direction to vendors, shared administrative assistant and/or student worker.
  • Meet dollar and activity metrics as set with the VP for University Advancement.
  • Produce well-written, accurate and timely follow-up and related correspondence such as contact reports, cover and thank you letters, e-mails, reports, and briefings in support of cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding institutional funders.
  • Track and record activities as they relate to institutional funders using the CRM database.
  • Regularly attend events in and around the Bay Area, familiarizing oneself with community priorities. Actively participate in community outreach efforts and strategy.
  • Identify and advise the President, Provost, and VP for University Advancement on new program, project, and funding sources.
  • Develop and process all grant and agency contracts, including writing, reviewing, and finalizing proposals.
  • Implement a grant and contract monitoring system to facilitate efficient coordination.
  • In collaboration with the VP for University Advancement, recommend strategies to President and Provost to maximize funding efforts in support of HNU’s key initiatives.
  • Arrange meetings for senior leadership with foundation officers. Plan site visits for foundation officers and prepare necessary briefing materials.
  • Using independent decision-making authority, create and manage the grant calendar.
  • Participate as an active member of the Office of University Advancement, sharing information and collaborating with colleagues in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Serve as a member of the Vice President for University Advancement’s leadership team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of Holy Names University’s mission.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in fundraising/external relations in a non-profit and/or higher education setting.
  • Successful procurement of major institutional funding with a verifiable track record of creating winning proposals required.
  • Familiarity with the Bay Area philanthropic landscape and higher education are essential.
  • An understanding of Federal Grants is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of database systems and business software is essential.
  • Familiarity with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (or the equivalent) is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing in order of importance.
  • The ability to maintain and develop institutional relationships.
  • Leadership skills and supervisory experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or a similar constituent database.
  • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment in situations requiring independent decision-making and in handling highly confidential and sensitive material.
  • Strong project management, leadership, organizational, and planning skills.
  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proven team player with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in Advancement and stakeholders (particularly faculty) throughout the university.
  • A strong belief in the mission of HNU.
  • Flexible and available for evening, weekend or early morning events and meetings.
  • The ability to navigate the HNU campus, drive or fly to events is necessary and expected.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Director of Leadership Gifts

Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking a Director of Leadership Gifts.

The Director of Leadership Gifts will be responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive, strategic leadership gift program at HNU to cultivate, solicit and steward philanthropic support from the university’s alumni, parents, and friends.  In leading this effort, the director will work closely with the Vice President for University Advancement, other key members of the advancement staff, and the Trustees and President of the university.

The director shall serve as a key member of the Vice President for University Advancement’s management team and as a key conduit to faculty and staff at the university, using discretion, enthusiasm, and sound judgment in the implementation of HNU’s Leadership Gifts program.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Lead the effort to develop a leadership gift prospect pool.
  • Lead the effort to establish a prospect tracking system.
  • Supervise the leadership gifts staff.
  • Meet dollar and activity metrics as set with the VP for University Advancement.
  • Assist in the development of priorities for programmatic and capital philanthropic support.
  • Develop gift strategies for leadership gift prospects work closely with the VP for University Advancement and institutional leadership as appropriate.
  • In collaboration with the VP for University Advancement, recommend strategies to the President and Provost to maximize funding from individuals in support of HNU’s key initiatives.
  • Produce well-written, accurate and timely follow-up and related correspondence such as contact reports, cover and thank you letters, e-mails, reports, and briefings in support of cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual donors.
  • Work closely with the Director of Advancement Services and Prospect Research to expand and rate the leadership gifts prospect pool.
  • Carry a personal portfolio of 125-150 leadership gift prospects.
  • Work closely with the leadership of Annual Giving to coordinate solicitations.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of planned giving techniques and assist in the management of planned giving efforts.
  • Assist in writing proposals for prospects as necessary.
  • Participate as an active member of the Office of University Advancement, sharing information and collaborating with colleagues in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Serve as a member of the Vice President for University Advancement’s leadership team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of Holy Names University’s mission.
  • Travel, work nights and weekends, as necessary in the performance of responsibilities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five to ten years of increasingly responsible advancement experience, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Leadership gift experience required.
  • Working knowledge of advancement related data base systems, i.e. Raiser’s Edge (or equivalent) required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit, and steward leadership gifts.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and to meet deadlines.
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm, and the willingness to work long hours.
  • Flexibility, creativity and initiative are important.
  • Listening skills are essential.
  • The ability to travel.
  • Strong written, planning, and management skills essential.
  • A proven team player with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues in Advancement and throughout the university essential.
  • A strong belief and respect for the mission of HNU essential.
  • Flexible and available for evening, weekend or early morning events and meetings.
  • The ability to navigate the HNU campus, drive or fly to events is necessary and expected.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Advancement Coordinator

Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking an Advancement Coordinator.

The Office of University Advancement is seeking an Advancement Coordinator to join our productive and growing team of fundraising professionals. The Coordinator will provide Executive Assistance to the Vice President for University Advancement, provide gift processing, gift acknowledgement, and database management support to the Director for Advancement Services and Prospect Research, and a range of support and assistance to the office of Advancement, including for Annual Fund Giving, Alumni Relations, Corporate and Foundation Relations (grant development support), Major Gifts, and Planned Giving. The ideal candidate will be the lynchpin to the smooth and successful operations of the office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Provides reception duties for the office – the face and voice of the Advancement Office.
  • Fosters an understanding of the office’s efforts throughout the HNU community; is a liaison to other offices on campus.
  • Helps schedule meetings and appointments for the VP for University Advancement with both internal and external stakeholders; maintains her dynamic calendar.
  • Processes all charitable gifts to the university in a timely and detailed manner, including entering data, depositing checks, charging credit cards, and monitoring online giving platforms.
  • Drafts and produces professional business letters and other correspondence, including gift acknowledgements, pledge reminders, and birthday cards.
  • Maintains the alumni/donor database (Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge), by continually inputting, updating, and correcting data.
  • Maintains donor hard files; assisting in transferal of physical information and gift backup to digital.
  • Gathers public information (mainly online) on donors, alumni, and prospects, and produces meaningful synopses for fundraisers and event personnel.
  • Produces larger in-house mailings via mail merge, including event invitations and appeals.
  • Assists with special events and activities by tracking RSVPs, maintaining guest lists, preparing registration materials, attends events and provides day-of support.
  • Handles all administrative duties for donor/trustee meetings and Board Advancement Committee meetings, including preparing and distributing notices, agendas, and minutes, reserve meeting space and parking, etc.
  • Creates fundraising and other data-driven reports as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • One year of experience using a CRM database on a regular basis; a minimum of two years of experience in an administrative/support position, preferably in a non-profit fundraising office.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficiency in CRM database, preferably with Raiser’s Edge or other Blackbaud products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and telephone manner.
  • At ease speaking with and assisting stakeholders, including trustees, alumni, donors, and executive staff.
  • Ability to stay organized, juggle multiple tasks, and effectively prioritize workload.
  • A positive and professional demeanor, even under stressful circumstances.
  • A proactive, helpful, and curious nature.
  • A desire to learn new things and to problem-solve.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

 

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Athletics - Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Holy Names University is announcing an opening in Athletics for Head Men’s Basketball Coach.  Under the supervision of the Director of Athletics, the Head Men’s Basketball Coach will provide oversight to the University’s intercollegiate athletic program and provide supervision for graduate assistants in the GA program.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Provide leadership and administration of the program.
  • Coach and actively participate in practice sessions as needed and effectively manage game day situations.
  • Coordinate and supervise the annual operating budget including inventory and purchasing while adhering to established policies regarding purchasing.
  • Administer a robust fundraising campaign including development and assistance with camps.
  • Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the program.
  • Maintain professional standards at all times and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes at home and on the road.
  • Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into success for Athletics Department.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is essential for this position.
  • College coaching experience is required and working with NCAA is preferred.
  • Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities are expected as well as keen understanding of professional distance needed between staff members and athletes.
  • Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year are required.
  • Ability and willingness to drive university vehicles as needed.

To Apply:

For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Athletics - Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country Coach

Holy Names University is announcing an opening in Athletics for Head Men’s & Women’s Cross-Country Coach.  Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Athletics the Head Men’s & Women’s Cross-Country Coach will provide oversight to the University’s intercollegiate athletic programs and provide supervision for graduate assistants in the GA program.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Provide leadership and administration of the program.
  • Coach and actively participate in practice sessions as needed and effectively manage game day situations.
  • Coordinate and supervise the annual operating budget including inventory and purchasing while adhering to established policies regarding purchasing.
  • Administer a robust fundraising campaign including development of camps if possible.
  • Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is essential, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge and adherence to all NCAA rules is essential.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic and bring enthusiasm to the program.
  • Maintain professional standards at all times and ensure the safety and well-being of student-athletes at home and on the road.
  • Effectively work with other departments and teams to ensure overall positive outcomes for the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is essential for this position.
  • Experience working with NCAA is preferred.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core values of Holy Names University and the ability to translate those values into success for Athletics Department.
  • Sound problem solving and conflict resolution abilities are expected as well as keen understanding of professional distance needed between staff members and athletes.
  • Willingness to support the Department of Athletics by attending department/institutional events and serving in various roles throughout the year are required.
  • Ability and willingness to drive university vehicles as needed.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Instructional Designer

Holy Names University invites applications for a full-time Instructional Designer.

The Instructional Designer (ID) will work with the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on the Digital Learning Initiative, a grant-funded project focused on online learning. The position is funded for 1 year with the possibility of renewal.

The ID will manage the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a portfolio of online courses, closely collaborating with faculty subject matter experts and instructors throughout the course life cycle. Courses will be in a range of disciplines that are part of the new Online Adult Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program and other programs on campus as needed.

In addition, the ID may develop content for online faculty and student training modules on online teaching and learning, and design and lead technology-training sessions for faculty and students on the learning management system and other technology platforms.

The ideal candidate will possess strong collaboration and team-building skills, diplomacy, persistence, flexibility, and the ability to remain focused in a deadline-driven environment.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Develop collegial and productive collaborative relationships with faculty subject matter experts and instructional teams.
  • Create standard course roadmaps and timelines and work with faculty to ensure that goals and milestones are achieved on schedule.
  • In collaboration with faculty SME, design, select, and test technologies, materials, activities, and assessments that are aligned with course learning outcomes, pedagogical approach, and course content.
  • Using standard course template and Quality Matters rubric as a starting point, design course structure and information architecture for optimal alignment with learning outcomes.
  • Train faculty on course development and delivery tools including video lecture capture, collaboration tools, and learning management system.
  • Design course look and feel and assist faculty with video editing and media assets creation as necessary.
  • Ensure course meets accessibility standards including HTML tags, captions, visual design, and document formats.
  • Assist instructional team during course delivery phase with technology and pedagogy questions and issues. Ensure that course runs smoothly throughout the deployment period.
  • Gather data and analytics from technology platforms, student surveys, artifacts produced in course, and other relevant data to evaluate student learning.
  • Make recommendations based on data for course revisions and assist faculty with revisions as needed.
  • Design and deliver training sessions on LMS and other technology tools for general faculty population.
  • Design and develop online learning strategies modules for online students and instructors.
  • Assist faculty with preparing for Quality Matters course reviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s of PhD in Instructional Design, Education, Library and Information Science, Digital Multimedia Design or related discipline.
  • Candidates with an advanced degree in an academic discipline, combined with strong experience or training in instructional design will be considered.
  • At least two years of experience in online course design and development gained as an instructional designer, instructional technologist, trainer, instructional librarian or related position.
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning theory, experience with Blackboard and/or Canvas.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Digital multimedia fluency (including digital image manipulation, video/audio editing, HTML, presentation software, various ed-tech platforms). Portfolio of course design examples required.
  • Experience with ADDIE or Agile design models and Quality Matters rubric; online teaching experience in higher education; experience providing technology training for faculty.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University (staff/faculty) employment application with a cover letter, resume, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Raskob Day School - Clinic Coordinator

Raskob Day School is a private, non-public, co-educational school for 3rd -8th grade students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds with language-based learning disabilities. Raskob seeks to recognize and nurture the talents and strengths of each student while remediating areas of academic weakness through individualized curriculums and multi-sensory teaching approaches.  Visit www.raskobinstitute.org for more information about the Raskob Learning Institute and Day School.

Raskob Learning Institute and Day School, a division of, and located at Holy Names University, is seeking to fill the position of Clinic Coordinator. The Clinic Coordinator will coordinate quality diagnostic and educational therapy programs for the clinic, insuring integration with educational programs in the University, as well as providing and delivering direct educational therapy instruction and support to clinic clients, both from the community and within Raskob.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Oversees the Diagnostic testing and evaluation program. Ensures quality assessments and reports, and that the results are communicated effectively to clients.
  • Coordinates individual client schedule based on family and client need, in coordination with Day School/Clinic service hours.
  • Engages in effective written and oral communication with parents or clients, and between allied professionals and other staff.
  • Organizes schedules for effective service delivery by clinicians.
  • Provides effective leadership when dealing with Clinic client issues involving students, parents, clinicians, and staff.
  • Consults with families, clients, teachers of the Day School and allied professionals.
  • Communicates regularly with the Executive Director as to program quality, development and work load.
  • Collaborates with the Business Manager and clinicians to communicate contract needs (for clients and clinicians).
  • Participate in the employment and discharge of clinicians with a focus on the provisions of educational services for summer program.
  • Individually consults with the clinicians regarding client and educational interventions.
  • Conducts screening of all applicants considered for the Raskob Learning Institute and Day School programs.
  • Assigns client cases to clinicians and Educational Therapy intern candidates when needed.
  • Oversees clinicians to deliver regular progress reports regarding academic growth.
  • Consults/collaborates with Day School Staff regarding student needs, in-class observations, as necessary.
  • Communicates with Educational Therapy interns and their supervisors to insure instructional quality for all Institute Clients.
  • Individually orients clinicians and Educational Therapy candidates in clinic operations.
  • Maintains a collaborative environment between the Institute and Day School.
  • Coordinates attendance at HNU meetings, seminars, and workshops as requested.
  • Participates in Raskob, Holy Names University, and other community functions representing the Institute.
  • Actively recruits and maintain a roster of qualified educational therapist.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in education and equivalent professional experience.
  • Preferred degree in Special Education, Educational Therapy, Psychology or other similar fields.
  • Professional certification or licensure as a Special Educator, Learning Specialist, Educational Therapist, or Psychologist.
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in a school or clinic setting.
  • Experience as an administrator or supervisor in a group setting, and with learning specialists.
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of special education, particularly with children diagnosed with learning disabilities.
  • Enjoys working with people in a highly challenging and collaborative environment.
  • Must enjoy working with children.
  • Strong command of the English language as demonstrated in oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrates cultural competency.

TO APPLY:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University (staff/faculty) employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Title III Project Director

Holy Names University in Oakland, CA is seeking a Title III Project Director.

The Title III Program Project Director is a part time (24 hour/week) position funded for 3.5 years.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Title III Project Director is responsible for providing oversight and leadership for the implementation of HNU’s Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant. This $3 M federal grant was awarded in October 2018 and the institution is in year two of a five-year funding cycle.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • In collaboration with Grant Activity Coordinators, manage Title III projects in the following component areas to ensure that they are implemented successfully and meet specified objectives and performance indicators: faculty and program development in online and student-centered learning, campus technology infrastructure and learning space upgrades, Carnegie Math Pathways developmental math program, and retention activities and programs including student mentoring, supplemental instruction, and tutoring.
  • Supervise Title III Administrative Assistant and indirectly supervise and mentor three Grant Activity Coordinators
  • Communicate objectives and progress of Title III project to all constituents including key administrators.
  • Assure that project remains congruent with institutional goals.
  • Coordinate data collection and analysis for project evaluation.
  • Remain informed about Title III and U.S. Dept. of Ed. policies to assure total compliance throughout funding period.
  • Assist in recruitment of project personnel and engagement and coordination of external resources personnel.
  • Oversee preparation and monitoring of fiscal and technical project reports for both institution and U.S. Department of Education.
  • Authorize all project expenditures and maintain control of budget with responsibility for appropriate utilization of funds.
  • Work with University personnel to conduct bidding process.
  • Maintain proper inventory of all Title III-acquired equipment.
  • Work with University staff to institutionalize new practices.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum requirement: Master’s or PhD in any discipline (Business, Higher Ed Administration, or Education preferred).
  • At least three years higher education administration experience required; grant management experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in managing personnel and budgets.
  • Experience in one or more of the grant component areas: educational technology and learning space design, faculty professional development and online learning, retention programs for students, developmental math programs.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and 7 master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The University’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Upward Bound Project – College Advisor

The College Advisor serves as an academic advisor to high school students attending Fremont High School and Castlemont High School in the Oakland Unified School District that are enrolled in the Upward Bound program, with responsibility for advising them; regarding academic choices, monitoring student performance, and progress towards successful completion of high school. The college advisor will provide college and career advising to Upward Bound students including A-G class programming, SAT/ACT registration, developing Individual Learning Plans, and chaperoning college tours. Prepares quarterly reports on each student, describing counseling activities for the reporting period and providing specific details regarding student progress such as course schedule, grades, and related matters. Participates in recruitment of new students by reviewing records, interviewing students, and recommends final selections. The College Advisor represents the Holy Names University Upward Bound Project and develops effective working relationships with staff, parents, and key stakeholders within the target schools. Collaborates with school staff and community organizations to identify barriers to learning, and provide solutions and support systems that will enable Upward Bound students’ success.

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Provide individual and group academic counseling
  • Supervise the college admission process and coordinate college visits
  • Serve as College/Career Advisor for the six-week Summer Residential Component
  • Outreach and recruitment of students
  • College and Career advising
  • Transcript evaluations
  • Assist with exam registration.
  • Track improvement on SAT/ACT
  • Track report cards and academic progress
  • Track tutorial program attendance
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Plans and organizes periodic group meetings for all program students
  • Maintains close liaison with students, their families and high school staff
  • Data entry
  • Track, attend, and connect students to tutoring services

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least three years of student services professional work with low-income, prospective first generation college students; experience with state and federal programs; prefer person from similar background as target population.
  • At least one year of working with a college-access program or college/career exploration
  • Knowledge of issues affecting the academic potential of low income, first generation college-bound youth (written and oral proficiency in Spanish a plus)
  • Ability to express effectively both written and oral communications
  • Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situation
  • Working knowledge of personnel and instructional computing applications required
  • Extensive experience working with teenagers in multi-racial environment, in guidance counseling, community work or social agency
  • Some administrative and supervisory experience
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours
  • Clean driving record
  • Valid CA Driver’s License

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University 

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Upward Bound Project– Instructors

Holy Names University Upward Bound is an educational outreach program federally funded by the US Department of Education. Upward Bound is designed to serve high school students who are low income and of the first generation to matriculate to college. We provide advising and academic services throughout our students’ four years in high school to prepare them to get into the college of their choice. During the summer, we provide an extensive program that includes a residential component in the college dorms, classes for enrichment, and workshops geared toward social entrepreneurship.

Upward Bound is looking for instructors that have experience teaching English, Math, Lab Science, Foreign Language [includes American Sign Language], STEM, Senior Seminar, and Physical Health/Nutrition. Our instructors design engaging curriculum that enriches our high school students’ academics and their lives. We encourage our students to mature quickly and engage socially and empathically. We are looking for instructors who can foster these qualities in our students who are primarily low-income and among their family’s first generation to enter college.

Upward Bound Project is hiring for Instructors.

Term: June 15, 2020 – July 24, 2020

Qualifications and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 1 year of college in relevant major
  • Some experience in education
  • Ability to travel to different school sites

Additional Qualifications

  • Passion for working with underrepresented youth and understands particular issues facing low-income and first-generation college bound students.
  • Creative in ways to engage students and able to design enriching curriculum
  • Has good classroom management skills
  • Highly flexible, organized, and professional
  • Knowledge and/or experience with TRIO programs a plus
  • Teaching Certification a plus

To Apply:

If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume in attachments [pdf format] to upwardbound@hnu.edu addressed to the Academic Coordinator, with the subject you would like to teach in the subject line of the e-mail.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Systems Applications Developer

Holy Names University is seeking candidates for a full-time Systems Applications Developer. The Systems Application Developer carries out the system support activities and development of HNU’s Learning Management System (LMS), LMS third-party application modules, and intranet applications such as SharePoint, Skype for Business, and Zoom.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Works with departments and offices across campus to assess business process requirements; analyzes structure and flow of work and date that support needs; evaluates possible solutions and implements and/or recommends solutions that support the mission, values and goals of HNU.
  • Collaborates closely with the Director of Digital Learning and CETL staff to ensure that the specific needs of academic users are identified and met, and the academic applications and systems support the learning outcomes of various programs at HUNU. Ensures the academic applications and systems support business requirements of new online programs.
  • Performs project management of application software implementation and upgrades; assists the Senior Systems Application Manager in determining project scope and staff resources required to complete projects; prepares project work plans and timelines.
  • Provides technical support problem resolution related to academic and business application software systems. Performs system administration activities, which includes coordinating and managing the testing, installation and configuration of software and related application software upgrades.
  • Creates and maintains standards, procedures, and documentation related to area of responsibility. May participate in computer audits and perform testing for disaster recovery process, ensuring a secure processing environment that protects the integrity and availability of information.
  • Implements system changes and administers access to systems and information utilizing approved information technology security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Effectively communicates with all levels of the organization to ensure project success and user needs are identified and met. Makes presentations to a wide-variety of audiences within the University community and to external organizations and at conferences.
  • Participates in/on a variety of meetings, groups, and/or committees to communicate and confer about process analysis of existing procedures and systems, determine cost/benefit an complexities of new processes and projects, prepare for testing, discuss the roll-out of new projects and software upgrades, and/or discuss other applicable issues.
  • Define and implement testing and development environments suitable for testing and evaluation of new technologies.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or 3 years of equivalent on the job experience.
  • Two of more years experience in database/software development in an enterprise environment.
  • Higher Education experience preferred.

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Upward Bound Project – Resident Advisors

Resident Advisors are responsible for assisting in monitoring students’ academic, social, and work experience during the Summer Component of the Upward Bound Project.

Essential Functions of Positions:

  • Uphold Summer Program rules and campus policies.
  • Assist program staff and instructors with the implementation of the curriculum.
  • Take action in emergency situations.
  • Supervise student activities.
  • Coordinate team projects with program participants.
  • Coordinate evening activities and study sessions.
  • Provide tutoring and mentoring services to program participants.
  • Collaborate with the teachers to implement the program curriculum.
  • Assist in advising students.
  • Direct dormitory activities.
  • Manage students in dorms while keeping them safe.
  • Help students with college and career information.
  • Must be able to commute to HNU campus.
  • Must be willing to be on call when not on duty.
  • Must be willing and available to live the residence hall during the residential portion of the program.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least one year of college or Sophomore status.
  • At least one year of career and academic advising experience and previous residential experience.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who share a life experience similar to those of Upward Bound students or who have experience in working with students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • The ability to work closely with students in a live-in situation.
  • Prior knowledge of Upward Bound or other student-centered projects, and previous tutoring experience

To Apply:

The review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, applicants should submit a Holy Names University staff employment application with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of professional references to hr@hnu.edu.

About Holy Names University

Oakland’s Holy Names University was founded in 1868 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Rooted in Catholic intellectual and spiritual traditions, the university’s mission is to empower and prepare a diverse student body for productive lives of leadership and service in a complex world. HNU offers a liberal arts and professional education through 15 undergraduate majors and seven master’s degree programs. HNU’s student-centered education, with small class sizes and courses in varied formats and schedules, meets the current needs of adult learners, including first-generation students and working adults. The university’s idyllic, 60-acre campus is nestled in the Oakland hills of California and offers panoramic views of San Francisco Bay. To learn more, visit www.hnu.edu.

Holy Names University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome applications from the community, alumni and the general public. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.