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-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 SMU-Technology Project Planner http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/969 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>IT<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 13, 2016<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Technology Project Planner is responsible for planning and managing projects of varying complexity and size. The position requires a firm understanding of project management tools and techniques and excellent organization, people and communication skills The position of Technology Project Planner will work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver intelligent solutions that ensure quality IT project delivery, will be the lead in the development, implementation, and completion of complex IT projects, and vital in solving operational issues with a maintained focus on customer satisfaction. <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 /> Expert PC skills and fluency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel Access) required <br /> Expertise with Microsoft Project Server or Project professional required <br /> Expertise with Microsoft Office SharePoint desired <br /> Must have demonstrated ability in organization, record keeping and data management <br /> Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. <br /> Ability to work independently, organizes simultaneous projects, demonstrate initiative and exercise professional judgment under minimal supervision. <br /> Must have advanced skills in time management, developing administrative systems and designing workflows. <br /> Ability to analyze problems, exercise sound judgment, work under pressure and attend to details. <br />EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE <br /> PMP Certification required <br /> Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent education preferred. <br /> 1-3 years of experience in a business setting, preferably in a technology or an academic setting. <br /> Experience managing multiple IT projects simultaneously <br /> Prior experience in office accounting and purchasing preferred. <br /> <br />SMU-1616676 <br /> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:19:42 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/969 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