Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - All Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Full Time Assistant Professor-Podiatric Medicine http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1066 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>CSPM<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 9, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br />As an Assistant Professor the incumbent is responsible for guiding the learning of students in classrooms and/or clinical settings. Faculty members are assigned to develop and teach the courses for which they are qualified by education, certification, and professional experience. Instructional duties include planning courses and curricula, didactic and clinical teaching, and evaluating courses. Related duties include academic advising of students, supervision of independent study projects, maintaining weekly office hours, attending meetings, serving on committees, and participation in special University events and ceremonies. Faculties at the rank of Assistant Professor are also expected to engage in relevant current clinical practice or scholarly activities in the teaching specialty as defined in the Faculty/Staff Handbook and to be actively engaged in professional activities, which enhance the faculty role. <br /> <br />Required Education and Experience: <br />-An earned doctoral degree in podiatric medicine <br />-Podiatric Residency Training through an accredited program <br />-Clinical expertise in the clinical specialty area of the teaching assignment. <br />-Expertise in podiatric surgery and/or podiatric radiology. <br />-Publication record appropriate for this rank (refer to SMU Faculty Handbook) is required. <br />-Service to the University and one s profession appropriate for appointment at this rank. <br /> <br />Desired Skills and Abilities: <br />-Excellent verbal and written communication skills. <br />-Ability to establish and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships. <br />-Calculates exam scores and grades. <br /> <br />Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: <br />-Holds a current license to practice in California. <br />-Other specialized certification or license may be required depending on the nature of the instructional assignment. <br /> <br />*Physical Effort Required The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. <br /> <br />Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. <br /> <br />While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. Clinical instruction positions require the employee to move with students around a clinical unit while caring for patients. The employee must be able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and receive detailed information through verbal and written communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1806470 Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:33:38 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1066 Student Employment-Social Media Associate http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1034 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Communications<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 3, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>This position is only open to current, eligible, SMU work-study students. Outside applicants will not be considered. <br /> <br />GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />The social media intern will be responsible for generating dynamic content for SMU s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Youtube. Additionally, the social media intern will help SMU launch Snapchat and track the performance of content across social channels. The social media intern s responsibilities will also include creating videos, connecting with students to amplify their voices, experimenting with new digital technologies, research, organization, and editorial planning. The intern should be excited about social media and have strong digital writing skills. <br /> <br />JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: <br /> <br /> Schedule and create compelling social media content <br /> Propose strategies to optimize our social media efforts <br /> Research best practices in the field <br /> Connect with other students and assist them with creating blog stories and social media content <br /> Manage and update the photo database <br /> Assist in digital analytics monitoring <br /> Provide administrative support <br /> <br />QUALIFICATIONS: <br /> <br /> Strong understanding of social media platforms <br /> Enjoy learning about and experimenting with new technologies <br /> Adept at photography on a mobile device and recording videos for social media <br /> Demonstrate a knowledge of SMU s digital voice <br /> Ability to work both independently and part of a team <br /> <br />"Do not apply using the link above" <br /> <br />To apply, please email ssolo@samuelmerritt.edu a resume cover letter. Do not apply using the link above. Tue, 03 Apr 2018 17:03:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1034 SMU-Clinical Coordinator-MSN (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1064 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (MSN)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 3, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>JOB SUMMARY: <br /> <br />Coordinates the clinical placement activities of the post-licensure FNP programs within the School of Nursing for online, hybrid, and on-ground programs. Develops, coordinates, assigns, and maintains practice site relationships. Responsible for timely placement and schedules of all assigned students. Tracks all outreach efforts, compliance requirements, and contract submissions. <br /> <br />SKILLS ABILITIES: <br /> <br /> Computer experience and ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). <br /> Experience with database or statistical programs <br /> Ability to effectively make cold calls to potential new clinical sites <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail in a fast-paced operation. <br /> Demonstrates good judgment and creative thinking to solve daily problems. <br /> Ability to read and carry out written instructions. <br /> Ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions. <br /> Interpersonal skills that support optimal public relations for the School of Nursing. <br /> Effective navigation of the Internet as a resource and research tool. <br /> Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time in order to produce reports. <br /> Communication skills required to quickly organize and communicate thoughts. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree preferred <br /> Experience in health care preferred <br /> Experience in contract management preferred <br /> Sales experience preferred <br /> Progressive experience in providing administrative support for programs <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1805840 <br /> Tue, 03 Apr 2018 07:10:24 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1064 SMU-Assistant Professor-Regional Clinical Coordinator (San Francisco Peninsula) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1062 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (PNA)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 29, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE <br />To act as a liaison in management, support, and development of assigned portions of the Program s clinical curriculum, commensurate with accepted norms of higher education, accreditation standards, and within the philosophy of the University and Program. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is a 0.10-0.20 FTE. The faculty member s other professional scheduling commitments (clinical) should take into account the Regional Clinical Coordinator s responsibilities to the program. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Master s degree in nursing or equivalent <br />-Current certification by the National Board of -Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists <br />-RN Licensure and NA certification by the California -Board of Registered Nursing <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities <br />-Substantive clinical anesthesia expertise. Must make available evidence of high quality clinical performance as a CRNA (3-5 years preferable). <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education <br /> <br />WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Must have substantive computer skills and access sufficient to meet position demands. <br />-Must have the ability to perform the tasks of a practicing CRNA and the ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br />-Must be able to maintain a travel schedule to each clinical site within the assigned geographic area according to a schedule that is deemed appropriate by the PCC and Director. <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1805777 <br /> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:36:04 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1062 SMU-Instructor-Occupational Therapy (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1061 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Occupational Therapy<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 29, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University is a private allied health university known for high quality programs since 1909. We are located in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay Area, and only a few hours away from Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe. <br /> <br />Job Summary: <br />The Department of Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt University is seeking either a benefited part time faculty member or adjunct faculty to teach in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program. The position(s) will start the fall of 2018. <br /> <br />Teaching opportunities are available in our adult clinic lab (supervising students with clinical treatments), our theory and practice of physical disabilities course, a research course, and other course sections to be determined. The candidate will provide didactic and lab instruction in his or her area of expertise and participate in departmental activities. <br /> <br />Education and Experience: <br />-Previous teaching experience is preferred and highly desirable <br />-A post-professional doctorate is highly desirable <br />-A degree in Occupational Therapy is required <br />-Preferred clinical experience in physical disabilities <br />-Candidates must have a minimum of five years of clinical practice and be licensed or eligible for licensure in California <br />-Prior experience in course program development desirable <br /> <br />Applications accepted immediately until the position is filled. <br /> <br />Please submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names of three references to our website: www.samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1805754 <br /> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:34:59 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1061 SMU-Full Time Faculty-Family Nurse Practitioner (Sacramento Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1060 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (FNP)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 15, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE: <br />To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities from 3 - 5 days per week or the equivalent thereof. On-campus presence is negotiated with the program chair on an individual basis. <br /> <br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />Teaching and Learning <br /> <br />1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year, including online FNP courses. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. <br /> <br />2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a 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. <br /> <br />3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole. <br /> <br />4. Teaches and precepts clinical rotations in outpatient community settings. <br /> <br />5. Oversees students as assigned at the Faculty Practice Clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area. <br /> <br />Service <br /> <br />6. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. 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 members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the FNP Faculty meetings. <br /> <br />7. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required. <br /> <br />Scholarship and Creative Activity <br /> <br />8. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. <br /> <br />9. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. <br /> <br />10. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review. <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction. <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities. <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education. <br />-Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area. <br />-Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education. <br />-Specialization in area of teaching responsibility. <br />-Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP. <br />-RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the -California Board of Registered Nursing. <br />-Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization. <br />-Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of <br />at least three years. <br /> <br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Ability to sit or stand for two - four consecutive hours in a classroom or meeting setting. <br />-Ability to sit at a desk for multiple consecutive hours using a desktop computer. <br />-Use telephone, computer and other electronic equipment used in the university setting. <br />-Use hands to fingers, handle or feel, talk, see, and hear. <br />-Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br /> SMU-1804604 Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:45:51 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1060 SMU-Full Time Faculty-Family Nurse Practitioner (Oakland Campus) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1059 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing (FNP)<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 15, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE: <br />To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br />This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities from 3 - 5 days per week or the equivalent thereof. On-campus presence is negotiated with the program chair on an individual basis. <br /> <br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br />Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />Teaching and Learning <br /> <br />1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at the Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year, including online FNP courses. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. <br /> <br />2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a 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. <br /> <br />3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole. <br /> <br />4. Teaches and precepts clinical rotations in outpatient community settings. <br /> <br />5. Oversees students as assigned at the Faculty Practice Clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area. <br /> <br />Service <br /> <br />6. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. 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 members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the FNP Faculty meetings. <br /> <br />7. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required. <br /> <br />Scholarship and Creative Activity <br /> <br />8. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. <br /> <br />9. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. <br /> <br />10. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review. <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br />-Expertise in clinical teaching and in didactic instruction. <br />-Strong leadership and critical thinking abilities. <br />-Experience in higher education and/or the commitment to gain knowledge and experience in current concepts and techniques of education. <br />-Substantive computer skills sufficient to meet position demands; willingness to obtain additional training and education in this area. <br />-Ability to adjust other professional commitments to meet varying program scheduling requirements. <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br />-Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education. <br />-Specialization in area of teaching responsibility. <br />-Current national certification by either ANCC or AANP. <br />-RN Licensure and FNP with Furnishing Number by the -California Board of Registered Nursing. <br />-Recent (within five years) practice experience in area of specialization. <br />-Documented high quality didactic teaching experience of at least three years. <br /> <br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS WORKING CONDITIONS: <br />-Ability to sit or stand for two - four consecutive hours in a classroom or meeting setting. <br />-Ability to sit at a desk for multiple consecutive hours using a desktop computer. <br />-Use telephone, computer and other electronic equipment used in the university setting. <br />-Use hands to fingers, handle or feel, talk, see, and hear. <br />-Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1804603 <br /> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:12:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1059 SMU-Adjunct Assistant Professor (DNP Online) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1058 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 9, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>KEY OBJECTIVE: <br /> <br />To plan, implement, manage and evaluate assigned portions of the academic curriculum commensurate with accepted norms of higher education and accreditation standards. <br /> <br />EMPLOYMENT ARRANGEMENT: <br /> <br />This position is 1.0 FTE with expected on-campus participation in program activities once annually for DNP student presentations and remote participation for School of Nursing service requirements. <br /> <br />PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: <br /> <br />Faculty is responsible for creating environments that facilitate student learning and the attainment of expected outcomes at the course and program levels. All items listed below are considered essential job functions for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />Teaching and Learning <br /> <br />1. Assumes responsibility for the conduct of assigned didactic and clinical courses at both the Oakland and Sacramento campuses. This will include at least three regular courses per year. Responsibilities entail: planning courses, sequencing and scheduling; lecture and/or coordination of guest faculty; composing and administering examinations, grading and conducting competent evaluations. <br /> <br />2. Models reflective and critical thinking and serves as a 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. <br /> <br />3. Confers with colleagues to assure the integrity of the courses across programs and the curriculum as a whole. <br /> <br />Service <br /> <br />4. Participates in faculty/school/university committee work as assigned, which will be commensurate with the assigned FTE. 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 members of the community or the professional growth of faculty. Participation includes Faculty Organization meetings, School of Nursing Assembly meetings, university or school committees, and the DNP Faculty meetings. <br /> <br />5. Will be available for student counseling and advising as required. <br /> <br />Scholarship and Creative Activity <br /> <br />6. Draws on extant literature to design evidence-based teaching and evaluation practices. <br /> <br />7. Demonstrates qualities of a scholar: integrity, courage, perseverance, vitality and creativity. <br /> <br />8. Engages in scholarly activities reflecting dissemination and professional peer review. <br /> <br /> <br />I. REQUIRED SKILLS CHARACTERISTICS: <br /> <br /> Creates a dynamic, learner-centered environment that supports the diverse learning needs of the student population and that is based on educational theory, and evidence-based teaching practices. <br /> 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; <br /> Provides input for course review, student evaluations and recommendations for change. <br /> Successfully completes mandatory three-week asynchronous facilitated online teaching orientation that takes place prior to first semester of teaching <br /> Reviews written and video assignments and provides appropriate, timely, written feedback; documents student progress in designated electronic forms and if necessary, provides a learning plan for the attainment of objectives. <br /> Evaluates learner performance and provides ongoing feedback to students on attainment of course objectives. <br /> Apprises students of their progress in the course on a regular basis and for those who are not meeting expectations, establishes a mutual learning plan to achieve stated goals. <br /> Submits required attendance reports and grades to the Registrar by the appointed date in the Academic Calendar. <br /> Notifies DNP Program Director of at-risk students as soon as identified and at least weekly thereafter. <br /> <br />II. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <br /> Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education <br /> Specialization in area of teaching responsibility <br /> Current RN Licensure Documented high quality teaching experience of at least three years <br /> <br />III. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <br /> The physical requirement described below represents those that must be met by a faculty member to perform the essential components of their job in a successful manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly asked to: <br /> Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken, written, and electronic word and receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />IV. TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: <br /> <br /> Basic Computer Operations: Creates and manipulates documents, manages files and folders, and works with multiple windows. <br /> Network Connectivity: Establishes network connections on personal computers or mobile devices <br /> Multimedia: Works with integrated audio and video devices for real-time communications or content recording <br /> Navigating online course space: Locates critical course elements, such as syllabus, lessons, grade book, and e-mail <br /> Course Communication Tools: Converses via email, chat, web conferencing, discussion forums, and announcements as needed. <br /> Manage Course Members and Collaboration Groups: Sets-up and manages teams/groups within a course and adds instructors, teaching assistants, and outside guests with the appropriate permissions. <br /> Content Management: Upload <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1804273 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:36:53 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1058 Administrative Assistant II - Development & Alumni Affairs (Part-time) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1057 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Development & Alumni Affairs<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>March 7, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: Processes all donor contributions and maintains the donor database. Serves as the primary liaison with the Finance Department in reconciling contributions and to ensure the accuracy and proper handling of donor funds. Performs receptionist duties for the department. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br />An Asterisk (*) denotes an essential job function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br />*Processes all contributions within 24 hours of receipt. This includes data entry, writing and mailing acknowledgments, and sending reports to Finance. Produces month end reports and reviews with Finance to ensure all accounting procedures are followed and reports are accurate. Researches and resolves discrepancies as needed with fund accountants. <br /> <br />*Schedules meetings, prepares correspondence, and necessary reports <br /> <br />*Works with faculty and staff to provide support and training when reimbursements are processed using grant and donated funds to ensure expenses and reimbursements follow specific guidelines per the donors requests and are accurately coded and processed. <br /> <br />*Answers department main line, assists callers and routes calls as needed. Greets visitors. <br /> <br />*Orders and processes special orders and supplies for department. <br /> <br />*Runs lists for donor wall updates and prepares annual donor list for publications. <br /> <br />Other duties as assigned. <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br />Communication skills required to quickly organize and communicate thoughts in writing and verbally. <br />Skills in writing concise, logical and grammatically correct materials. <br />Ability to learn new computer software <br />Ability to handle multiple priorities. <br />Excellent attention to details. <br />Ability to work some evenings and weekends. <br />Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team. <br />Computer proficient, experience in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of Power Campus a plus and Raiser s Edge <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br />High school diploma required <br />Three to four years of broad experience in administrative positions of increased responsibility; preferably in an academic setting. <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> <br />Ability to perform desk work, however must be mobile. <br />Light lifting occasionally required. <br />Ability to push, pull, climb, stoop, bend, stand have flexibility of the upper and lower body. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1807665 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:28:42 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1057 SMU-Adjunct Assistant Professor (Biochemistry) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1054 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Faculty<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Basic Sciences<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 28, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Samuel Merritt University (SMU) welcomes applications for part time faculty in the Basic Sciences Department. SMU has a long history of educating highly skilled health professionals in undergraduate Nursing, and graduate programs in Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician s Assistant and Podiatric Medicine. The Basic Sciences Department provides instructors for the basic science courses required in our graduate programs. The applicant must be able to teach doctoral level biochemistry courses. <br /> <br />The main campus of SMU is located on the east side of the beautiful San Francisco Bay and houses a state-of-the-art Movement Analysis Research Center (MARC) and Health Science Simulation Centers (HSSC). <br /> <br />Qualifications: <br />-Applicant must have a minimum of a Doctoral degree or -equivalent in Biochemistry or a closely related discipline. <br /> <br />Two years of teaching experience preferred. <br /> <br />Experience: <br />- At least two years experience teaching biochemistry <br />- Experience in teaching in additional basic science courses such as immunology, virology, microbiology is preferred <br /> <br />Timeline: Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. <br /> <br />For additional information please contact: <br />Barb Puder, PhD <br />Associate Professor and Chair <br />Basic Sciences Department <br />Samuel Merritt University <br />Bpuder@samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1803645 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 14:43:13 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1054 Manager of Faculty Recruitment http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1050 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 26, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: In conjunction with the School of Nursing Management Team, the incumbent identifies, recruits, screens, interviews, directs the onboarding process, and supports the retention of highly-qualified, talented, motivated, and diverse faculty in support of the School s mission. The incumbent plans and manages all aspects of the faculty recruitment process to ensure sufficient faculty are available to meet all teaching, scholarship, and service needs of the School in a timely manner. Primary responsibility is to ensure that teaching positions are filled with qualified faculty prior to course start dates. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br /> <br />An Asterisk (*) denotes an essential job function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> <br /> Faculty Recruitment* 75% <br /> <br /> Continuously analyze and evaluate the School of Nursing s faculty needs <br /> <br /> Create and foster internal and external partnerships that support faculty recruitment and hiring <br /> <br /> Maintain effective communication with internal and external parties through the development of algorithms that clearly describe all steps and individuals responsible for faculty recruitment, selection, onboarding, orientation, and development <br /> <br /> Attend career fairs and presentations in support of faculty recruitment <br /> <br /> In conjunction with hiring managers, create innovative recruitment strategies and marketing plans to support anticipated hiring needs. This may include writing/revising job descriptions, writing/revising job postings/advertisements, and using social media channels for distribution. <br /> <br /> In conjunction with hiring managers, proactively recruit, screen, interview, and oversee the hiring process to ensure all teaching, research, and service needs are met in a timely manner <br /> <br /> Provide advice and guidance to hiring managers on interviewing techniques, as well as selection policies, procedures and documentation requirements <br /> <br /> Ensure faculty searches comply with all applicable policies and procedures <br /> <br /> Once an offer has been approved, extended and accepted, enter data into applicable systems to facilitate the initial faculty instructional assignment <br /> <br /> <br />Adjunct Faculty On-Boarding/Recordkeeping* 15% <br /> <br /> Collaborate with applicable internal and external parties to ensure accuracy of faculty information in all applicable systems (i.e. program grids, Faculty Instructional Assignments, Faculty Employment Tracking System (FETS), etc). <br /> <br /> Maintain, evaluate, and recommend enhances to FETS <br /> <br /> Ensure that on-boarding information is properly communicated to adjunct faculty, and that documents/certifications/approvals are collected and accurately recorded in a timely manner <br /> <br /> Monitor the onboarding process and troubleshoot, as necessary, to ensure a timely resolution of any issues <br /> <br /> Audit adjunct faculty files, and record keeping spreadsheets/databases for accuracy and completeness <br /> <br /> Negotiate adjunct faculty work agreements with outside agencies (e.g. Kaiser and ABSMC) when needed <br /> <br /> <br />Other 10% <br /> <br /> In partnership with appropriate SMU and Sutter Health departments, continuously evaluate and revise, as needed, all recruitment and onboarding processes for all campuses <br /> <br /> Collaborate with Coordinator of Faculty Development to develop and implement web-based adjunct faculty resources for all campuses <br /> <br /> Collaborate with Coordinator of Faculty Development to develop and implement faculty retention strategies for all campuses <br /> <br /> Supervise compilation and organization of adjunct faculty hiring information for various accreditation studies and site visits <br /> <br /> Complete external surveys pertaining to faculty hiring <br /> <br /> Survey adjunct faculty regarding satisfaction with role, salary, and support <br /> <br /> Collaborate with human resources to manage advertising and related recruitment expenditures <br /> <br /> Produce and analyze recruitment metrics in order to make effective operational/business decisions with regard to faculty staffing and recruitment process improvements <br /> <br /> Perform other related duties as assigned <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Effective leadership and management skills <br /> <br /> Creative and collaborative problem solver able to develop and implement project plans <br /> <br /> Excellent interpersonal, communication (written/oral) skills <br /> <br /> Excellent working knowledge of employment law related to the recruitment and selection process. <br /> <br /> Highly skilled in Microsoft Office applications, internet and social networking, software applications related to recruitment, applicant tracking, on-boarding <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in marketing, human resources, or a related field required. Master s degree preferred. <br /> <br /> Five years of business or management experience <br /> <br /> Recruitment experience in an institution of higher education or health professions highly preferred <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> <br /> Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer and telephone <br /> <br /> Able to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, in person, and on the telephone. <br /> <br /> Ability to receive detailed information through verbal and written communication <br /> <br /> Ability to read and write clear documents <br /> <br /> May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus <br /> <br /> May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area <br /> <br /> Home campus is Oakland. Required to travel to all other SMU campuses approximately once per semester <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1807679 <br /> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:06:55 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1050 Library Technician - Serials and Access Services http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1049 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Library<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 26, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Summary: <br /> <br />As a member of the Library team, this position is responsible for managing the acquisition, access, maintenance, preservation and records for serials in all formats and also oversees circulation, course reserves, and stack management services. This position is also responsible for supervising the library s student workers and may assist in other areas of library operations. Other specific duties include communicating with vendors and publishers with regard to serials issues, maintaining and updating entries in the electronic journal list and link resolver, monitoring and troubleshooting access issues, and soliciting, maintaining and distributing use data for electronic resources. This position will work closely with other team members to ensure a consistent, coordinated and high-quality support experience for students, faculty and staff. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Job Duties and Accountabilities: <br /> <br />Other duties may be assigned. An asterisk (*) denotes an essential function for ADA purposes. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />30% Print and Electronic Serials <br /> <br /> *Uses professional knowledge of markets, vendors, electronic collections, usage statistics and consortial opportunities to compare the costs and benefits of various configurations of print and electronic collections so as to maximize the benefit to diverse programs <br /> <br /> *Configures, updates and maintains the EZ Proxy server to provide dynamic linkages between authorized remote users and web-based licensed databases <br /> <br /> *Updates library s journal holdings in the National Library of Medicine s SERHOLD database <br /> <br /> *Maintains and updates the Serial Solutions E-resource management and OpenURL link resolver systems <br /> <br /> *Manages the process of submitting loose journals for binding and maintains lists of journals currently at the bindery <br /> <br /> *Seeks to fill in gaps in journal holdings by working through the library s subscription agent and directly with publishers <br /> <br /> Utilizes established medical library electronic resources and contacts in the larger library community to arrange for mutually beneficial journal exchanges <br /> <br /> Receives, evaluates, acknowledges and processes journals received via gift, and stores or disposes of appropriately <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />25% Supervision <br /> <br /> *Administers library s Federal work study budget <br /> <br /> *Hires, trains, supervises, coaches, and schedules all library student workers using documented University guidelines. <br /> <br /> *Approves and tracks student work hours and reviews and approves student worker time cards <br /> <br /> *Develops and initiates employee and student worker training initiatives pertaining to areas of responsibility <br /> <br /> *Develops instructional materials for training all who provide services within library s circulation desk rotation <br /> <br /> Assigns and coordinates special projects that further library initiatives <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />15% Circulation and Reserves Services <br /> <br /> *Administers day-to-day operations of the library s circulation and course reserve services <br /> <br /> *Trains student workers and library staff in the use of the circulation and reserve modules of the Koha integrated library system <br /> <br /> *Reviews circulation and in-house use statistics and uses data collected to manage collections and provide timely access to resources <br /> <br /> *Manages the interface between Koha and Powercampus to maintain up-to-date records of library registration holds <br /> <br /> In conjunction with the Library Technology Specialist, resolves problems and recommends improvements to the circulation and reserve modules <br /> <br /> Documents reserves procedures and supports faculty in their use of the reserves system <br /> <br /> *Tracks usage of reserve materials, queries faculty regarding unused reserve items, and uses this data to maximize the space available for reserves within the confines of the circulation desk area <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />15% Patron Services <br /> <br /> *Uses the library automated systems to charge out library materials, process patron records, determine materials status, locate resources within the system, arrange for transfers of library materials, place holds, register new patrons, and perform additional procedures as needed <br /> <br /> *Provides routine reference and referral services in the absence of a reference librarian <br /> <br /> *Assists patrons in using the library catalog, electronic journals and databases, and equipment <br /> <br /> *Maintains the New Student Library Tour checklist and assists other staff with library orientations <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />10% Collection Maintenance and Signage <br /> <br /> Manages all aspects of stack maintenance, including the shifting of materials within the main stacks as well as the transfer and retrieval of books and journals to and from off-site storage <br /> <br /> Manages shelf-reading activities in support of improved access <br /> <br /> Designs and creates effective library signage <br /> <br /> Works in concert with Library Director and facilities personnel to recommend changes in space utilization to increase library and staff effectiveness and safety <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />5% Miscellaneous <br /> <br /> Participates in the library s planning and decision making processes <br /> <br /> Assists with course reserves and interlibrary loan duties in the absence of designated staff <br /> <br /> Liaisons with photocopy, print station technicians and ITS staff to troubleshoot video, photocopy and computer equipment problems <br /> <br /> Maintains connections with the larger medical and academic library community by actively participating in relevant professional organizations <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Supervisory Responsibilities: Library student workers <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Familiarity with library policies and procedures <br /> Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and techniques <br /> Skill in supervising the functions and staff of a specialized functional unit of the library <br /> Ability to multi-task, prioritize, manage change, complexity and ambiguity <br /> Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with both internal colleagues and external customers of the library <br /> Skill in applying data and critical thinking to improve library objectives <br /> Ability to use both the LC and NLM classification systems <br /> Proficient in the use of Koha s circulation and reserves modules <br /> Ability to configure and maintain EZ Proxy server within a library context <br /> Ability to use Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook and internet search engines <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time <br /> Ability to interface with faculty, students and the public in a professional manner <br /> Ability to work independently and as part of a multicultural, multidisciplinary team <br /> <br />Education/Experience: <br /> BA or BS or equivalent <br /> Five years previous library experience in a public service position. Previous experience in a health science library desired <br /> Supervisory experience <br /> <br />Physical Requirements: <br /> Ability to communicate using the spoken word and to hear verbal communication <br /> Physical ability to lift and carry 25 pounds, push, climb, bend, kneel, and stoop <br /> Ability to move about to accomplish tasks in the library <br /> Hand and finger dexterity for computer work and handling materials <br /> Ability to concentrate on complex tasks for prolonged periods of time <br /> Ability to express or exchange ideas with staff and public directly and over the telephone <br /> Ability to push book cart filled with books through heavy doors and over uneven surfaces <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801559 <br /> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:56:46 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1049 Director of Communications http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1048 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Communications<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 23, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br /> <br />The Director of Communications oversees all internal and external communications to advance Samuel Merritt University s mission, strategic goals and brand identity. Reporting to the Executive Director of Communications and External Relations, the Director of Communications guides overall University communications strategies and oversees brand identity implementation for written, visual, and electronic communications. <br /> <br /> <br />The Director of Communications is directly responsible for the implementing the University s media relations function and for supervising the associate directors of social media and web content; publications; and marketing and advertising, as well as consultants and vendors. S/he provides communications counsel and support to University faculty, administrators and other constituents, and participates on all relevant University committees and external groups. <br /> <br /> <br />Job Responsibilities: <br /> <br />1. Develop, implement and manage a multi-media communications strategy to guide and integrate the University s website content, social media, print publications, media outreach and marketing efforts that includes short and long-term action plans and metrics. <br />2. Direct a team of communications professionals, including hiring and training, planning and assigning work, conducting performance appraisals, and addressing performance issues. <br />3. Oversee the design, development and production of high quality, effective digital content, and print materials. <br />4. Write, edit and approve news articles, press releases, Office of the President (OP) announcements and other communication materials. <br />5. Promote and raise awareness of SMU programs through media relations outreach, conduct media trainings when appropriate, and track coverage. <br />6. Ensure effective messaging consistent with the University s brand identity is carried out across all University departments and programs. <br />7. Play a leadership role in managing and communicating information during crisis situations. <br /> <br />Strategic communications leadership (25%) <br />Supervision and development of communications staff (30%) <br />Media relations (20%) <br />Write and edit communication materials (25%) <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications/Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. <br /> Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with a wide range of external and internal constituencies. <br /> Analytical and critical thinking skills to evaluate situations and provide sound professional judgment on issues dealing with public opinion and sensitive issues. <br /> Advanced skills in creating/writing clear and effective communications, including news articles, press releases, and institutional announcements, website content, promotional materials (brochures, newsletters), and social media. <br /> Skilled in creating fast and flawless written content, and coordinating a team to produce accurate, consistent content, and unified narrative and graphic content. <br /> Strong strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability in working with organizational leadership on all aspects of communications. <br /> Ability to lead teams in response to changing priorities and new opportunities. <br /> Proven track record of news media placements and social media success. <br /> Ability to build strong relationships, work independently, make decisions, maintain confidentiality, multitask, organize, and prioritize while maintaining high standards. <br /> <br /> <br />Experience/Education: <br /> <br /> Minimum 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in strategic communications, including digital, social, and print media; public relations and issues management; internal communications; and crisis management, as well as proven success in engaging news media. <br /> A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, public relations or a related field. <br /> Master's degree in related field preferred. <br /> Experience in a higher education environment highly preferred. <br /> Supervisory experience in hiring, training, coaching, assigning and reviewing work; establishing goals, assessing performance; and mentoring and coaching employees to achieve maximum productivity. <br /> Experience creating, developing, and implementing short and long-term strategic communication plans. <br /> Experience in creating and executing overall messaging strategies and on-brand materials for higher education audiences. <br /> Demonstrated experience in overseeing graphic designers, web designers and developers, writers, editors, photographers, consultants and videographers. <br /> <br />The description of responsibilities above are not necessarily an all-inclusive list. <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801331 Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:39:06 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1048 Clinical Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1046 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing MSN Online<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 16, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Coordinates the clinical placement activities of the post-licensure FNP programs within the School of Nursing for online programs. Develops, coordinates, assigns, and maintains practice site relationships. Program-specific duties will be collaborative with the appropriate director. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Computer experience and ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). <br /> Experience with database or statistical programs such as Access, SPSS, or Filemaker Pro. <br /> Ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail. <br /> Demonstrates good judgment and creative thinking to solve daily problems. <br /> Ability to read and carry out written instructions. <br /> Ability to understand and carry out verbal instructions. <br /> Interpersonal skills that support optimal public relations for the School of Nursing. <br /> Effective navigation of the Internet as a resource and research tool. <br /> Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to details required for extended periods of time in order to produce reports. <br /> Communication skills required to quickly organize and communicate thoughts. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree preferred <br /> Experience in health care <br /> Experience in contract management <br /> Progressive experience in providing administrative support for programs <br /> <br /> <br />The University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to build a welcoming and supportive campus environment, and acknowledge that diversity is an educational imperative to achieve excellence. <br /> <br />SMU-1801558 Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:40:51 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1046 Work Study-Admin Assistance http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1045 <strong>Job Type: </strong>On Campus<br /><strong>Department: </strong>PA Department<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 11, 2018<br /><strong>Description: </strong>DUTIES AND <br />RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Photocopy, fax, and run errands. <br /> <br />2. Handle routine mailing: labels, stuffing, sealing. <br /> <br />3. Pick up, sort, and deliver mail. <br /> <br />4. Assist with maintenance of student files. <br /> <br />5. Create and organize binders. <br /> <br />6. Create and maintain correspondence files. <br /> <br />7. Perform data entry, exam Opscan analyses, word processing. <br /> <br />8. Perform various short-term assignments as designated by Administrative Assistant. <br /> <br />JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with computers, word processing, and filing; ability to work with confidential materials, demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness in detailed work, familiarity with data bases and Excel documents helpful but not essential. <br /> <br />LENGTH OF <br />EMPLOYMENT: Ongoing <br /> <br />AVERAGE NUMBER OF <br />HOURS PER WEEK: 8-10 HOURS PER WEEK, specific hours flexible <br /> <br />HOURLY WAGE: $14/hr. <br /> <br />SUPERVISOR: Dawn Eaglin, Administrative Assistant, <br />(510) 879-9200 x 7500 or deaglin@samuelmerritt.edu <br /> <br /> <br /> Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:49:18 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/1045