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-Instructional Designer http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/806 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Academic Instruction & Innovat<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 7, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Instructional designer (ID) is responsible to work in teams of faculty and staff, students and University committees. The ID supports faculty, staff and students in on-line, hybrid and web based teaching and learning. Teaching materials are prepared, delivered and evaluated by the person in this role. The ID works closely with IT and the Technology committee to ensure that current standards and best practices are supported. <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 /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in related field required. <br /> 3 5 years experience in a position preparing for or in similar position <br /> Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills <br /> Demonstrated proficiency in both Mac and PC skills <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills. <br /> Effectively using organizational and planning skills. <br /> Project management and efficient use of resources. <br /> Researching and analyzing complex information. <br /> Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials. <br /> Establishing and maintaining effective working relationship <br /> Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications and web page editors, graphic software, and basic HTML. <br /> Demonstrated proficiency with on-line teaching. <br /> Demonstrate patience, compassion, humor, integrity, flexibility, creativity and proactivity. <br /> <br />To apply visit link above and look for job requisition #SMU-1412041. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:32:03 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/806 SMU-Director of Academic Instruction and Innovation http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/805 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Academic Affairs<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 3, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Director of Academic Technologies and Innovation will play a lead role in the selection and implementation of technologies that enhance teaching and learning environment at Samuel Merritt University. The director will work with staff and Academic Deans and Department Chairs to provide direction and vision to the successful deployment and integration of web or media based technologies in the classroom or online. The incumbent will promote and incorporate emerging and relevant learning technology tools appropriate to pedagogy in instruction. The incumbent will oversee staff and services for the use of technology in the classroom and support for digital media and distance education initiatives. <br /> <br />The director will engage in transformative projects using information technology that enhances academic success and encourages research endeavors. Responsibilities include: direct the Department's staff and projects to deliver collaboratively developed technology solutions for academic and research purposes; write and foster grants; develop collaborative ideas in the effective use of technology for teaching, learning, and research; develop departmental projects from idea to deployment; maintain knowledge of innovative teaching and learning technologies such as e-portfolio software, student response systems, learning management systems, mobile computing devices, video conferencing, distance learning techniques, etc. <br /> <br />Critical in this endeavor will be the director's ability to work in a collaborative and collegial and actively collaborate with other academic areas to identify, develop, and promote effective uses of learning technologies. <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 />Education and/or Experience: <br /> BS degree required <br /> Knowledge in online instructional design theories and practices <br /> Demonstrated experience integrating technology into the teaching/learning process <br /> Experience in development and delivery of workshops <br /> Competence developing instructional and innovative technology projects <br /> Knowledge necessary to build training content relevant to pedagogy <br /> Ability to manage and supervise complex projects and operations within established timelines <br /> Project Management Certification <br /> Excellent written and oral communication skills <br /> Experience with incorporating interactive multimedia to enhance teaching and learning. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:24:23 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/805 Instructional Designer http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/804 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Academic Instruction & Innovat<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 3, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong> The Instructional designer (ID) is responsible to work in teams of faculty and staff, students and University committees. The ID supports faculty, staff and students in on-line, hybrid and web based teaching and learning. Teaching materials are prepared, delivered and evaluated by the person in this role. The ID works closely with IT and the Technology committee to ensure that current standards and best practices are supported. <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 /> <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> <br /> Bachelor s degree in related field required. <br /> 3 5 years experience in a position preparing for or in similar position <br /> Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills <br /> Demonstrated proficiency in both Mac and PC skills <br /> <br /> <br />Skills and Abilities: <br /> <br /> Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills. <br /> Effectively using organizational and planning skills. <br /> Project management and efficient use of resources. <br /> Researching and analyzing complex information. <br /> Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials. <br /> Establishing and maintaining effective working relationship <br /> Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications and web page editors, graphic software, and basic HTML. <br /> Demonstrated proficiency with on-line teaching. <br /> Demonstrate patience, compassion, humor, integrity, flexibility, creativity and proactivity. <br /> <br />To apply visit link above and look for job requisition # SMU-1411955 Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:02:26 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/804 Facilities Administrative Assistant http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/752 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Facilities<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>July 2, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br />The Facilities, Administrative Assistant (FAA) will serve as primary administrative support for the Director of Facilities and the Assistant Director of Facilities. Implements and manages ongoing daily office communication, scheduling, office operations and committee event activities for the Facilities Department. The FAA will provide support by serving as a highly functional, informed, courteous and efficient communication liaison between the Facilities Department and all internal and external communities of interest. The FAA must be able to multi-task and be flexible enough to function in an environment of frequently changing priorities and complete task in a timely manner. The FAA will also provide support in small and seasonal projects as needed. The FAA will supervise work study students on work assignments. <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 /> Skills and Abilities: <br /> Ability to represent Samuel Merritt University professionally and responsibly to the public and University community. <br /> Critical thinking and problem solving ability. <br /> Skills in writing concise, logical and grammatically correct materials including mastery in editing documents. <br /> Compose correspondence and reports and have expert editing skills. <br /> Exceptional attention to detail <br /> Discretion, problem solving skills, and ability to work as a team player <br /> Ability to function in an atmosphere of frequently changing priorities and multitasking <br /> Must demonstrate high levels of organizational skill and project initiative <br /> Knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional 2003, Excel, Power Point, telephone systems, fax, calculators, and miscellaneous office equipment. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br /> AA in Business or three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. <br />To apply: Please visit link above and look for job req. # SMU-1411886. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:07:42 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/752 SMU-Admission Counselor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/803 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Admissions<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>June 30, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Counsel prospective students regarding appropriateness of academic program, entry options and curriculum. Respond to inquiries and represent 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 Doctor of Physical Therapy program. <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 /> Required skills: <br /> Excellent organizational skills <br /> 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. <br /> Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to organize and effectively communicate thoughts through the written word. <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 serve as an ombudsperson for students in crisis situations. <br /> Ability to perform mathematical calculations, including those involving fractions, decimals and percentages in computation of grade point averages. Ability to analyze other 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 /> Working knowledge of student information system database. <br /> Ability to rent a car and a willingness to travel by airplane. <br /> <br /> Education and skills: <br /> Baccalaureate highly desirable <br /> Demonstrated experience in student recruitment and admission required, or substantially similar work experience. <br />To apply: Please visit link above and apply to requistion # SMU-1411670. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:31:58 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/803 Administrative Assistant III-Sacramento Learning Center http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/785 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Nursing<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>April 1, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Coordinate the daily activities in the department. Provide general office support to the Department Chair. Coordinates the activities, recommends and initiates policies and procedures to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the program and to implement the Chair s decisions. Assist students and faculty as necessary. <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 /> Supervisory Responsibilities: <br /> Work study student <br /> Other program support staff as needed <br /> <br /> Skills and Abilities: <br /> Ability to assist in budget development and preparation with responsibility for generating supporting documentation for administrative activities <br /> Ability to promote positive interactions between faculty, staff, students and public <br /> Demonstrated ability to handle privileged information in a confidential manner <br /> Ability to read and carry out instructions <br /> Ability to hear, understand and carry out verbal 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 /> Ability to organize and prioritize work load <br /> Ability to concentrate and tolerate interruptions by students and faculty <br /> Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively and quickly organize thoughts and communicate clearly with faculty, students and public <br /> Skilled in typing, word processing, shorthand or tape dictation <br /> Extensive computer experience on IBM/Windows platform with Word, Excel, Access and other related software. <br /> <br /> Education and/or Experience: <br /> High school diploma <br /> Associate degree preferred <br /> Minimum of three years experience as administrative support in a fast-paced, multi-task environment requiring a high degree of accuracy and independent activity <br /> <br /> To apply: Please visit requisition # SMU-1405542 Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:05:53 -0700 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/785 SMU-Senior Institutional Research Specialist http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/778 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Institutional Research<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 21, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>The Senior Institutional Research Specialist supports institutional decision-making, policy-making, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on a wide variety of institutional data. Specifically, the Senior Institutional Research Specialist organizes and manages comprehensive institutional data sets to address internal and external data needs. Under the direction of the IR Director, the position plays a key role in managing important aspects of various institutional research projects, including survey design and development, data analysis and reporting, mandated state and federal reporting, internal and external web and print reporting and other institutional evaluation activities. This is not primarily a reporting role but an analytical role in which the Senior Institutional Research Specialist is responsible for presenting meaningful data to relevant audiences. The position is also responsible for initiating and resolving departmental and institutional data quality issues. <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 (all are required): <br /> <br />1. Advanced knowledge of relational databases and experience designing, maintaining and reporting from large databases and multiple tables. <br />2. Ability to query Student Information systems. <br />3. Ability to create and run basic SQL queries. <br />4. Expertise in MS Excel data management filtering, pivot tables, MS Query, functions. <br />5. Knowledge of basic web based survey creation and design. <br />6. Proficiency in SPSS. <br />7. Perform basic mathematical and statistical computations commonly required for research applications (T-tests, ANOVA, multivariate tests). Apply knowledge and experience of research design and statistical techniques. <br />8. Proactively initiate actions to solve departmental data issues. <br />9. Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion in relation to confidential and proprietary information. <br />10. High initiative and ability to work independently on assigned projects under minimal supervision. <br />11. Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently, ability to meet deadlines, ability to prioritize. <br />12. Effective presentation, organizational, communication and problem solving skills. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: <br />Bachelor s degree (Master s strongly preferred) in Social Sciences or quantitative discipline and a minimum of four years of progressive work experience in information gathering, processing, analysis, and reporting. Knowledge of institutional research or higher education reporting requirements is required. <br /> <br />Physical requirements: <br /> Must have ability to move about on foot to accomplish tasks across campus. <br /> Physical ability to lift 20 pounds, carry, push, pull, climb, kneel, and stoop. <br /> Dexterity of the hands and fingers for computer use and handling materials. <br /> Ability to read and write complex documents. <br /> Ability to sit doing deskwork for prolonged periods of time. <br /> Must be able to talk, express, and exchange ideas by means of the spoken word. <br /> Ability to receive detailed information through verbal communication. <br /> <br />To apply: Please visit job requisiiton # SMU-1403289 Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:24:20 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/778 Alumni Nurse Mentor http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/740 <strong>Job Type: </strong>Staff<br /><strong>Department: </strong>Academic Support<br /><strong>Date Posted: </strong>February 19, 2014<br /><strong>Description: </strong>Job Summary: <br /> <br />The Alumni Nurse (AN) Tutor serves as a tutor to designated Samuel Merritt University students who are completing their nursing courses. The AN Tutors will meet and tutor students weekly during the academic year 1:1 or in small groups via email, phone, and/or face-to-face, and/or other technologies that facilitate on-line meetings, for the purposes of tutoring. The AN Tutors will collaborate with the departments of Academic Support and the School of Nursing to ensure that the needs of the project are being fulfilled. <br /> <br />Position(s) is designated as hourly, non-benefited employment. Rate: $30. for alumni who were peer tutors while at SMU, not to exceed 20 hours/week. Length of employment is for fall semester and may be extended into spring semester. <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: Excellent communication skills. Ability to use the computer, and social networking media as needed. Must have access to a computer, phone, and email. AN tutors must comply with the same tutoring requirements as student tutors and participate in a Tutor Training Seminar taught by the Academic Support Coordinator. Essential are good organizational skills and the ability to document and follow-through with tutorial commitments. <br /> <br />Education and/or Experience: Must have graduated from Samuel Merritt University School of Nursing, and shown success in academic achievement as determined by the School of Nursing and the Office of Academic Disability Support Services. <br /> <br />TO apply: please visit job requisition # SMU 1310709 <br /> <br /> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0800 http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/jobs/view/740