Samuel Merritt University Job Listing RSS Feed - Staff Jobs en-ushttp://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs These are the latest Staff job listings for Samuel Merritt University. For more information, please visit us at http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs. SMU-Administrative Assistant IV http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/997 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Office of Diversity & Inclusio<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 12, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Oversees the general functioning and organization of the Office of Diversity Inclusion and provides administrative and organizational support to the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Associate Director. Recommends and initiates policies and procedures to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the Office and implements the decisions. Coordinates the community outreach calendar and activities. Collaborates with academic and administrative units and assists students and faculty as necessary. <br /> <br />Qualifications <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Proficient with Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher <br /> Ability to assist in budget development and preparation with responsibility for generating supporting documentation for administrative activities. <br /> Demonstrated ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner. <br /> Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively and quickly organize thoughts and communicate clearly with faculty, students and public. <br /> Tact, discretion, problem solving skills, and the ability to work as a team player are required. <br /> The ability to work with diverse populations including but not limited to racial/ethnic, gender, sexual orientation and religious diversity. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> High School diploma required; Bachelor s Degree preferred. <br /> Minimum of three years of broad experience with increased responsibility as administrative support in a fast-paced, multi-task environment, requiring a high degree of accuracy and independent activity, preferably in an academic environment. <br /> Experience working within a diverse environment. <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-1700730 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:59:16 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/997 SMU-Director of Student Health and Counseling http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/996 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>SHAC<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 12, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Director of Student Health and Counseling is the principal administrator for the Student Health and Counseling Center, responsible for providing overall vision, administrative, programmatic, budgetary, and clinical leadership and direction for the center with the mission of optimizing the health and wellness of students and the campus community and tracking student compliance with health and clinical requirements. The director must develop and implement a proactive health and wellness program for students on all campuses based on individual and campus community assessments of health risks as well as needs and interests, insure alignment of integrated physical, mental, and emotional health and well being, and oversee the administration of the clinic. <br /> <br /> <br />Qualifications <br /> <br />Necessary Skills and Abilities: <br /> All administrative skills necessary to oversee a clinic that provides high quality outpatient care to students on multiple campuses, including but not limited to extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute chronic patient issues. <br /> Vision for the future of care on college and universities. <br /> Strong communication and organizational skills. Excellent listening skills. Ability to receive and give clear and concise information to a variety of people <br /> Ability to respond empathically to students and handle sensitive student health information in a confidential and professional manner at all times. <br /> Ability to lead and unite an autonomous team <br /> Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills with ability to prioritize high-volume workload, multi-task, maintain concentration in a fast-paced environment under time pressures and with minimal supervision. Comfortable working in an autonomous but collaborative environment. <br /> Excellent concentration and attention to detail required. <br /> Ability to work with computers, including word processing, electronic mail, internet, and database (Microsoft Office applications). <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people, including students, faculty, administration, staff, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, and the public. <br /> <br />Minimum Qualifications: <br /> All candidates must demonstrate a successful progression of administrative and management experience in a public/community/college health care or higher education setting. <br /> Experience managing or running a clinic, including supervision, budget, and knowledge of effective delivery of care models. <br /> Master s level degree or higher in health care administration, public health, or clinical degree <br /> Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations; especially young adult or college populations. <br /> Supervisory experience in a community college or university Student Health Services Center, comprehensive ambulatory care clinic, or hospital emergency room. <br /> Knowledge of theory based and empirically supported prevention programs and services. <br /> Strong administrative skills <br /> <br />Desirable Qualifications: <br /> Experience in college health setting or experience with college-age/young adult population. <br /> Minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience in a community college or university Student Health Services Center; comprehensive ambulatory care clinic, or hospital emergency room <br /> Completion of a Medical Doctor degree, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or related program from an accredited school/university and have a current licensure as a MD/DO, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner or related field with prescriptive authority. <br /> Experience in managing hypertension, diabetes, asthma, HIV/AIDS, STDs, OB/GYN, family planning, common mental health issues (e.g. depression, anxiety), GU, and common GI problems highly preferred. <br /> Practice style that emphasizes patient education and prevention. <br /> Experience working with diverse populations. <br /> Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with, and respond to, multiple constituencies at all levels in a University setting. <br /> Active involvement in professional organizations related to nursing, student and community health services. <br /> Established professional relationships with community health agencies, hospitals and related organizations. <br /> Possess working knowledge of nationally recognized accreditation standards such as JCAHO or AAAHC, and be well versed on processes, process improvement, and health care systems/models. <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 /> <br />SMU-1700725 Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:57:19 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/996 SMU-Admissions Counselor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/994 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Admissions<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 10, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Admission Counselor advises prospective students regarding preparation and appropriateness of academic programs, entry options, and curriculum. The candidate responds to inquiries and represents Samuel Merritt University at local, regional, and national recruitment events. Activities will focus on, but not be limited to, the admission cycle related to the post-professional nursing programs (RN to BSN, MSN-FNP, MSN-CM, DNP-FNP and DNP). The selected candidate will work under general guidance of the Dean of Admission and Director of Admission Marketing Outreach, and within established admission and enrollment management guidelines. <br /> <br />This position is located at the Oakland Campus of Samuel Merritt University and reports to the Dean of Admission. The selected candidate will primarily be responsible for recruiting nurses into graduate nursing programs, but will also recruit students and review applications for all of Samuel Merritt s programs as business needs require. <br /> <br /> <br />Required skills: <br /> Excellent organizational skills. <br /> Demonstrated ability to work independently to meet stated goals. <br /> Moderate experience with spreadsheet software such as EXCEL. <br /> Excellent oral communication skills required, including the ability to speak effectively with counselors, prospective students and family members, and other professional colleagues in one-on-one or large group settings. <br /> Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to organize and effectively communicate thoughts through the written word. <br /> Working knowledge of student information system database (i.e. Power Campus, Webadmit) and CRM systems (i.e., Salesforce). <br /> Ability to read English and carry out written instructions. <br /> Ability to work and concentrate in a busy, multi-tasked, multi-faceted environment. <br /> Courteous and professional manner required. Diplomacy in dealing with conflict. <br /> Excellent attention to details as they relate to the successful, daily operation of the Office of Admission. <br /> Demonstrated ability to make decisions and exercise professional judgment. <br /> Ability to analyze statistical data pertaining to enrollment trends and projections. <br /> Ability to interact with University faculty and staff, medical center staff, prospective students and their families, and other University admission personnel. <br /> Demonstrated ability to establish rapport quickly and easily with all audiences. <br /> Ability and skill to work independently, and as part of a designated team. <br /> Ability to rent a car and a willingness to travel by airplane. <br /> <br />Education and skills: <br /> Bachelor s degree required. <br /> Demonstrated experience in student recruitment and admission, or substantially similar work experience, required. Experience in graduate nursing admissions is preferred. <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 /> <br />SMU-1700718 Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:06:22 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/994 SMU-Assistant to the Dean http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/993 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 9, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The assistant to the dean works in collaboration with the dean and associate deans to implement strategies in support of the mission of the school of nursing and Samuel Merritt University. <br /> <br />Human Resources: <br /> Maintains databases related to tracking annualized faculty instructional assignments, including but not limited to course manager hours, faculty evaluations, and release time. <br /> In cooperation with the program directors and chairs, dean, and associate dean(s), enters and tracks FIAs and payroll adjustments for all annualized faculty. <br /> <br />Administrative/Operations: <br /> Develops, maintains, and improves the SoN Policies, Instructions and Guidelines (PIG) manual. <br /> Prepare and submit accreditation reports and documents with consideration to approving bodies (BRN, CCNE). <br /> <br />Budget and Financial Management: <br /> Assists with the analysis of the Dean s cost center reports. <br /> Tracks expenditures for the Dean s cost center(s). <br /> <br />Facilities: <br /> In conjunction with the university facilities department, ensures that ergonomic and disability accommodations are achieved. <br /> Manages assignment of employees to offices at the Oakland campus, and ensures offices are appropriately furnished and equipped. <br /> <br />Technology: <br /> Collaborates with Information Technology Services (ITS) to provide information technology support to faculty and staff. <br /> In conjunction with ITS, facilitates and troubleshoots School employee use of university software. <br /> <br />Qualifications <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent written and oral communication skills. <br /> Excellent interpersonal relationships. <br /> Leadership skills. <br /> Understanding of confidentiality and behaviors necessary to handle confidential material <br /> Ability to work independently. <br /> Expertise in Microsoft Office, internet, email, database, and accounting software applications <br /> Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and complete work with attention to detail. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree in business, accounting or related field preferred: Three years of administrative, business (accounting), or management experience <br /> Experience with appointment procedures and related personnel processes preferred <br /> Experience in an institution of higher education or health professions preferred <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 /> <br />SMU-1700221 Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:46:47 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/993 SMU-Student Loan Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Business Office<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>January 5, 2017<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Student Loan Coordinator, under the direction of the Bursar, works directly with the University s third-party billing servicer and the Department of Education to ensure maximum collection efforts are made on the Perkins, Nursing HPSL loan portfolios. The Student Loan Coordinator also monitors all outstanding loan receivables, performing due diligence while collecting payments to obtain maximum cash flow and low default rates. The Student Loan Coordinator will also support the Student Accounts Coordinator in daily overflow of seeing students, uploading Financial Aid Disbursements, and auditing of student refunds, on an as needed basis. <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 /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> A combination of two to three years of education and related experience / training that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the job duties will be considered. <br /> Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university preferred. <br /> Two years in increasingly responsible accounts receivable work (may be in combination with other accounting duties). <br /> Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Ability to use personal computers within a network environment as well as knowledge of and experience with the Windows environment. <br /> Extensive knowledge of Excel and word processing software. <br /> Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence. <br /> Ability to perform reconciliations and analyze reconciliation data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness. <br /> Ability to organize and complete large-scale projects independently while participating as a team player. <br /> Demonstrate consistent levels of accuracy and motivation. <br /> Ability to interface with large, diverse user groups and vendors. <br /> Ability to handle stress and deadlines. <br /> Occasional overtime may be required. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1700224 <br /> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:50:40 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/995 SMU-Associate Dean, Systems, Administrative Quality, & Improvement http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>November 9, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>This staff position is a member of the SoN management team and reports directly to the Dean. <br /> <br />Job Summary: <br /> Provides leadership to ensure integration of structures and processes, academic and operational functions, and communication with external and internal partners. <br /> Implements evidence-based strategies to improve processes and systems within the school of nursing. <br /> Defines metrics and a performance dashboard for the school that reflects and informs strategy. <br />o Responsible for compiling analytical reports and identifying relevant insights that enable other employees in the school to make sound decisions. <br />o Responsible for improving current methods used in the collection of data that retain the integrity and security of the information collected. <br /> Provides leadership in the planning and implementation of financial and data management strategies in support of the mission and strategic plan of the school. <br /> Collaborates with dean and other associate deans in setting strategy. <br /> Collaborates with members of the Management Team regarding system effectiveness and financial management. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills. Dynamic team player and collaborator at all levels within the organization <br /> Runs effective meetings <br /> Excellent project management skills under tight timelines/budgets <br /> Creates, interprets, and implements financial/operational policies and procedures <br /> Analyzes data and prepare reports. <br /> Supervisory, leadership, and evaluation skills <br /> Excellent written communication skills <br /> Maintains strict confidentiality in all situations. <br /> <br />Education, Qualifications and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor's degree in finance or business related field required. MBA or equivalent strongly preferred <br /> Minimum of five years administrative, fiscal or management experience (in higher education preferred). <br /> Experience with improving existing processes/systems <br /> Experience supervising and developing staff <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 /> <br />SMU-1625964 Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:13:48 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/989 SMU-Financial Aid Counselor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/987 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Financial Aid<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 28, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the general supervision of the Director of Financial aid, facilitates the financial aid process by providing counseling and related assistance to new and returning students, parents, and scholarship applicants concerning program requirements, state and federal guidelines and eligibility determination. Ensure that student aid programs are implemented efficiently through the effective supervision and monitoring of Federal, State and College funded programs. Exercises independent judgment in analyzing circumstances in order to develop and award student financial aid packages in accordance with prescribed procedures, policies and regulations. <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 /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience and education <br /> Minimum two years experience in financial aid <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Basic understanding of Federal Methodology and Federal /State financial aid programs <br /> Ability to interact positively and effectively with college staff, faculty, residents, students, medical center employees, venders, guests, prospective applicants and their families, medical center visitors, and others <br /> Ability to work with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds <br /> Ability to work independently while participating as a team player <br /> Data entry skills and knowledge of and experience with Windows environment, spreadsheet and work processing software <br /> Ability to demonstrate professionalism and sensitivity at all times <br /> Excellent analytical, customer service, and organizational skills <br /> Experience with PowerFaids desirable <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1625059 <br /> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:42:50 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/987 SMU-Project Coordinator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/986 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 28, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The role of the Project Coordinator is to provide management support to complex initiatives, projects, programs, and tasks set forth by the Assistant to the Dean. The Project Coordinator is charged with project execution and maintenance according to established scope, deadlines and objectives. This includes coordinating project efforts, problem solving issues, engaging stakeholders, and managing logistics that effectively deliver solutions to improve the overall performance of the School of Nursing. The Coordinator manages multiple work streams simultaneously while effectively communicating with the Assistant to the Dean and/or project teams/stakeholders by providing structured updates, elevation of appropriate issues, and frequent progress reports. <br /> Proactively executes multiple complex projects from beginning to end with minimal oversight <br /> Liaises with project stakeholders in an iterative fashion <br /> Where required, engages other departments within SMU to achieve desired outcomes <br /> Continually manages project expectations with manager and stakeholders <br /> Develops and delivers progress reports and presentations to manager and/or key stakeholders as necessary <br /> Delivers project updates and flags potential roadblocks in timely fashion <br /> Proactively identifies and addresses project issues, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans. <br /> Manages the effective roll out of projects, follows-up as necessary on roll out issues, and performs review to identify lessons learned and areas for improvement <br /> Manages contracts processes by liaising with vendors, SoN stakeholders, and SMU s contracts specialist <br /> Develops, delivers, manages, and maintains programs that may stem from projects and ensures that the programs are operating within university guidelines and to university standards <br /> Plans annual and recurring events as needed <br /> Provides general administrative support to Assistant to the Dean and other SoN personnel as assigned by the Assistant to the Dean <br /> Provides coverage and additional support for Admin. Assistant III positions when necessary <br /> <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE <br /> BA/BS degree strongly preferred <br /> Minimum of 5 years experience as a high functioning Administrative/ Project Manager <br /> Minimum of 2 years experience leading projects through the entire project management life cycle <br /> Highly developed computer/IT skills <br /> <br />REQUIRED SKILLS <br /> Self-starter that takes initiative and independently develops solutions <br /> Strong leadership and evaluation skills <br /> Ability to use good judgment and creative thinking to solve problems <br /> Proficiency in creating and executing well organized project plans <br /> Skills in analyzing data, preparing reports, and presenting information <br /> Excellent interpersonal, communication (written/oral) and negotiation skills <br /> Ability to organize and prioritize workload <br /> Capable of balancing multiple interests and developing collaborative solutions <br /> Mastery of advanced office/business skills <br /> Highly skilled in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and Project. <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 /> <br />SMU-1625180 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:40:35 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/986 SMU-Sr. Network Administrator http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/981 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>IT<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>October 28, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Under the general direction of the Director, Information Technology Infrastructure Technical Services, the Systems Network Engineer will deploy and support all relevant networking hardware, software and Protocols including: LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, Load Balancing, Firewalls, routers, switches and the Underlying networking components supporting cloud solutions. The Network Engineer will work closely with Service teams on analysis, specification, design, Implementation and support for these technologies. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Administer and monitor LAN WAN network switches, routers, and physical environment. <br /> Working knowledge of MPLS-based network design, operation and troubleshooting. <br /> Working knowledge of Cisco, F5 and other networking products. <br /> Working knowledge of Windows Server technologies preferred. <br /> Working knowledge of VMware and SAN storage products preferred. <br /> Working knowledge of load balancing products preferred. <br /> Strong written, organizational, and communication skills with the ability to work well and <br /> Communicate with peers and clients. <br /> Strong time management skills and multitasking abilities <br /> Excels in a team-oriented work environment <br /> Good understanding of network security principles and practices. <br /> Must possess excellent technical aptitude and a desire to learn constantly. <br /> Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures. <br /> Working knowledge of/experience with telecommunications protocols and phone systems, especially VoIP, is required. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> 3-7 years overall Information technology experience <br /> Minimum of 3+ years in network administration and implementation. <br /> Minimum of 3+ years of routing switching technology and protocol analysis. <br /> Minimum of 3+ years of firewall technologies with major vendors (Cisco, F5, Etc.) <br /> Certifications in or from multiple technologies/vendors, such as CCNA, MCSA, CCNP, etc. are required. <br /> Bachelor Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience is required. <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 /> <br />SMU-1625007 Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:09:47 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/981 SMU-Librarian: Instruction & Reference http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/975 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Library<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>September 20, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Primarily responsible for coordinating teaching, training, and creation of tutorials for stakeholders. Responsible for reference and outreach services, selection and integration of electronic resources within the curriculum and research arenas. Participate in the continuous assessment of library services. Responsible for promoting curriculum-integrated use of high-quality open educational resources pertinent to health sciences instruction. <br /> <br />Works with the Director in support of strategic planning and participates in divisional and university-wide planning efforts. Coordinates with the Director and other staff to create, prioritize and implement library goals and objectives. <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 />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Flexibility and open to change <br /> Familiarity with PubMed <br /> Experience with instructional technology design <br /> Critically evaluate quality of educational resources <br /> Commitment to outstanding public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity and enthusiasm for teaching and learning <br /> Maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, staff, health care professionals and stakeholders <br /> Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. <br /> Ability to create effective documents and instructional content, not limited to screen shots and video capture <br /> Capacity for continuous improvement of self, work processes, and a commitment to keeping current with changes to ensure professional skills remain relevant in future learning/library environments <br /> Confidently presents information in a clear and engaging manner, in dealing with patrons one-on-one or groups, in formal and informal settings using appropriate graphics, animation or video <br /> <br />Education/Experience: <br /> MLS from an ALA accredited program <br /> Previous experience equivalent to two full academic years as a professional librarian in an academic or health science library. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1622201 Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:38:20 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/975 SMU-Payroll Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/971 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Finance<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 19, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Payroll Specialist will work with a manual payroll process that is uploaded to our parent organization. In depth knowledge of compliance issues is also required. The primary responsibility is to process of payroll for Samuel Merritt University staff, faculty, and student employees. <br /> <br />This is a new position to the Finance department and may expand to cover other tasks and assignments as needed. There is an opportunity for some general accounting tasks, reconciliations, analyses and assisting in the preparation of audit documentation. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Bachelor s degree in accounting or related field highly preferred. <br /> 3-5 years experience preferred in research and correction of payroll issues, application of over-time according to regulations, reconciliations, and general ledger interface. <br /> 3-5 years related accounting experience and/or training. <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Proficient in data entry, employee database systems, and required software (Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel). <br /> Excellent math skills. <br /> Excellent skills in word processing and spreadsheet development. <br /> Detail oriented and accurate. <br /> Excellent organizational and communication skills <br /> Ability to meet deadlines <br /> Performs in a courteous and professional manner at all times. <br /> Ability to speak effectively with co-workers, candidates, faculty and staff. <br /> Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy, as well as a high level of confidentiality. <br /> Occasional overtime may be required. <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 /> <br />SMU-1617129 Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:02:03 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/971 SMU-Administrative Assistant IV - Float Pool (Internal Candidates Only) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/970 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Human Resources<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 18, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Administrative Assistant IV will supply support to various departments/schools within the University. <br /> <br />Position reports directly to the Executive Human Resources Director; work direction and general supervision provided by Department Manager, Program Chair/Director, or their designee. <br /> <br />Two positions available: (1) full-time 40 hrs/wk; (1) part-time 30 hrs/wk. Open to current Internal employees only. <br /> <br />Duties may include but are not limited to: <br /> General front office duties <br /> Data entry, preparation of slide presentations, documents, various reports and spreadsheets <br /> Assisting with meeting organization and set-up <br /> High level customer service to staff, faculty, and external customers. <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Demonstrated ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner <br /> Ability to read, understand, and carry out verbal and written instructions <br /> Knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling <br /> Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including fractions, decimals and percentages <br /> Ability to read and write memos and correspondence in a clear concise manner <br /> Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments. <br /> Ability to concentrate and tolerate interruptions by staff, students, faculty, and external customers <br /> Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively and quickly organize thoughts and communicate clearly with staff, students, faculty, and external customers <br /> Excellent interpersonal skills <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> High school diploma required; Associate s Degree preferred <br /> Minimum of three years experience in an administrative role with increasing responsibility <br /> Advanced computer experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Ascend, Hyland OnBase, and other related software required <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-1617101 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:25:13 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/970 Business Planning Analyst-Part time http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/830 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Office of the President<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 30, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Assist Executive Director of Planning and Business Development in developing business plans to support decision-making and achieve University goals. Conduct research and analyses in connection with business planning. Build and thoroughly document financial and planning models in Excel that forecast performance for new initiatives. Assist with project management for successful implementation of complex projects carried out by multi-disciplinary team. <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 />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> High degree of proficiency with MS Office (Excel, WORD, PowerPoint, Outlook); demonstrated experience creating complex financial models and analyses with Excel. <br /> <br /> Knowledge of and experience with efficient technological tools and methods for planning and analysis. <br /> <br /> Detail oriented with ability to understand the broader context of planning. <br /> <br /> Able to build and sustain collaborative relationships with content experts and administrative leaders. <br /> <br /> Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills. <br /> <br /> Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills. <br /> <br /> Ability to work autonomously to execute analyses within project scope. <br /> <br /> Ability to understand and document business requirements. <br /> <br /> Demonstrated organizational, project management, and problem-solving skills. <br /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in business, finance, economics, or related field from an accredited institution <br /> <br /> 5-10 years experience, ideally in a corporate planning and analysis function or professional services consulting firm. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:01:13 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/830 SMU-Business Accounting Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/963 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Business Office<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 10, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Business Accounting Specialist will provide support to the Bursar and staff as required. The tasks for this position include: <br /> Preparation, analysis, and input of data into a monthly Excel account reconciliation of Health Insurance billing for students. <br /> Investigate and correct any Health Insurance discrepancies, including notification of students, if applicable. <br /> Monitor student health insurance billing fields in PowerCampus and process adjustments from insurance company. <br /> Maintain insurance billing rules in PowerCampus. <br /> Support Business Office Staff in maintaining PowerCampus modules to ensure smooth transactions within the Business Office. <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 /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Possess thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, theories and terminologies, plus skills to perform tasks with accuracy and competence. <br /> Knowledge of report writers. <br /> Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and data manipulation. <br /> Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers and software, including Microsoft Office suite, to successfully perform job duties. <br /> Ability to perform reconciliations and analyze data for meaningful conclusions and reasonableness. <br /> Possess excellent concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time in order to produce reports; as well as the ability to organize, reconcile and analyze. <br /> Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. <br /> Strong attention to detail. <br /> Ability to handle stress and deadlines. <br /> Ability to work evenings and weekends, as it may be required. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> Prefer a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university. <br /> Previous experience in a higher education environment highly desirable. <br /> A combination of two to three years of accounting education and/or related experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for successful performance of the listed job duties. <br /> <br /> <br />SMU-1613994 Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:13:45 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/963 SMU-Regional Coordinator (Central Valley) http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/873 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>May 29, 2015<br /><strong>Description: </strong> <br />Collaborates with Program Director on all corporate partnerships, marketing, planning, and evaluative accountabilities. Assists program leadership with operationalizing business plan and actualizing the program vision and philosophy throughout a region. Oversees operations for regional student cohorts and serves as primary liaison between community agencies, clinics, students, faculty, and program leadership. Serves as the first line of contact for students, faculty, and clinical site staff/administrators. Implements orientation plan for faculty and students. Ensures student and faculty compliance with health and safety requirements. Manages confidential student files in compliance with SMU and partnering clinical facilities. <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 /> <br />Education and Experience: <br /> MBA, MPA, MPH or related graduate degree preferred. Comparable experience may be considered in lieu of degree. <br /> Three years experience administering complex programs or projects. <br /> Three years demonstrated experience in marketing, including developing and maintaining ongoing community relationships, such as establishing new corporate clients and communicating with hospital administrators. <br /> Self-starter with experience in team building, leadership development, quality improvement initiatives, or moving a product to scale preferred. <br /> Healthcare experience preferred. <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> Excellent written and oral communication. <br /> Functions effectively as a member of a team. <br /> Articulates clear understanding of faculty and student roles in all interactions. <br /> Accesses and applies relevant policy and procedures in all operational areas. <br /> Works independently and seeks clarification when necessary. <br /> Proficient with instructional technology and Microsoft Office applications. <br /> Up to 50% travel required to clinical sites and professional meetings. Reliable transportation necessary. <br /> <br />SMU-1513151 Fri, 29 May 2015 15:53:00 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/873