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Student Success Coordinator

Posted May 22, 2018


The Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for knowing and being visible to students.  The individual will help new and current students become successful and involved in the life and community of Ursuline College.  This person will have a good understanding of student support systems and how to connect students with needed resources.  The Student Success Coordinator will be responsible for establishing relationships, connections and programs with students as a way to reduce the number of students who do not complete their degree at Ursuline thereby improving the First Time/Full Time and transfer student retention rate. This is a full-time, 12 month position, with regular evening hours, reporting to Academic Affairs.  


Serves as a point person for all new students, connecting with them and all other students on a personal and academic level; connects students with college resources and community resources they may need to make college successful. Works to find ways to connect commuter students to campus programs, activities and personnel.  Connects students to campus activities and leadership opportunities. Manages and utilizes student data as a way to keep in touch with students and for facilitating their retention and success. Serves as an advocate for students when needed. Ensures that students are connected with their academic advisor. Chairs the Student Review Committee.  Assists with all Academic Orientations and manages the Student Orientation.  


Master of Arts in Higher Education Personnel/Counseling (preferred); Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in related areas considered.  At least 3 year’s experience in working with college students, preferably first time/full time.    Ease in establishing/using a student information system.  Must be detail-oriented and highly organized; excellent written and verbal communication skills; presentation skills.  Ease and confidence in communicating with students and colleagues at all levels.  Demonstrated experience working in a diverse academic community.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases. Ability to work evening hours routinely.  

How to Apply

Candidates should send resume and salary history to Kelli Knaus at kknaus@ursuline.edu.  Deadline for application is June 4, 2018.  

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Alumnae Relations & Development Coordinator

Posted May 8, 2018


The Alumnae Relations & Development Coordinator is responsible for technical, clerical and administrative support in all alumnae & development related activities that can engage, reengage alumnae/i with the College and which can ultimately add to our list of donors. This is a full-time, 12 month position, reporting to the Director of Alumnae Relations & Annual Fund.


Participates as an active member of Ursuline’s development team that interacts with alumnae/i to inform them of current happenings at the College, request financial support for the College or when appropriate to increase annual contribution to Ursuline’s Annual Fund. Connects with alumnae/i donors to thank them for their donation and to assist in the annual phonathon. Maintains and keeps current Ursuline’s alumnae social media and online presence;  Draft and design interesting, compelling, and persuasive copy for e-newsletters, web pages, social media posts, the alumnae/i magazine and annual fund solicitations. Assists in planning, coordinating, executing & attending all alumnae/i events, including Alumnae/i Board meetings. Maintains files, databases, calendars, meetings and reservations lists for alumnae and annual fund related activities through Raiser’s Edge and Excel spreadsheets.  Back up for Raiser’s Edge for Database Coordinator.  


Bachelor’s Degree required; Alumnae/i of the College preferred.  Previous experience in alumnae/i relations, institutional advancement, or fundraising preferred. Previous event coordinating experience and strong social media capabilities.  Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office, mail merge, database experience, and email marketing tools.   Raiser’s Edge and Constant Contact preferred. 

Experience and comfort with digital communications a plus, including online giving campaigns that use social media, the website and email marketing to engage and incentivize graduates. Experience with online giving preferred.  Must be able to lift over 10 pounds to help set up events. Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment. Additional desired experience include familiarity with the women’s focused, Catholic College’s mission and liberal arts tradition. Ability to work evenings and weekends for events & meetings.  Limited travel

How to Apply

Candidates should email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to kknaus@ursuline.edu.   Deadline for application is May 23, 2018. 

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Faculty Diversity Fellowship
Posted May 4, 2018


Ursuline College is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty members.  With this in mind, Ursuline College invites applications for teaching fellows from those who will contribute to the cultural climate of Ursuline College by increasing its racial and ethnic diversity and enhancing the educational benefits of diversity.  Ursuline College will offer either a semester or year-long fellowship to a doctoral candidate (or post-doc) who would teach one course per semester in her or his discipline at the undergraduate level for the semester to begin August 15, 2018.

This Fellowship is supported by a grant from the KeyBank Foundation. 

The fellowship recipient will be paired with an expert faculty member for coaching and mentorship.  Additionally, the Faculty Diversity Fellow will be granted time, office space and resources to conduct research and write for publication.  Funds will be allotted for professional development and travel to conferences. 

About Ursuline College:

Ursuline College helps students to achieve their educational and career goals by emphasizing the whole person and providing personalized attention within a liberal arts higher educational environment.  The primary focus of Ursuline College is on the academic preparation of students through an emphasis on excellence in teaching and on scholarship that supports teaching.  The College seeks faculty members who are professionally competent, who are committed to developing a learning community, and who can contribute to its distinctively Ursuline character.  As a corollary of our emphasis on shared responsibility, the College seeks to foster a climate of collegiality in which all members have opportunity to influence and to participate in decision-making.

We serve students who reflect a wide range of ages, races, ethnic origins, religions and economic, social and academic backgrounds. We make a special effort to assess and meet the needs of our diverse student body by providing flexible scheduling and a variety of approaches to learning.  Ursuline College also serves the local community by offering programs and facilities for social, cultural, and spiritual enrichment.


The primary responsibility of the Ursuline College Faculty Diversity Fellow will be to teach one course each semester in her or his discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level and other duties as assigned.  Ursuline College also requires the fellowship recipient to present a campus colloquium on a topic of his or her choice.

Qualifications and Compensation:

Applications are invited in all disciplines.  The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D., be engaged in post-doctoral study or completing doctoral coursework (for example, ABD).   Fellowship recipients must be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of Ursuline College.  

Ursuline College will offer a fellowship stipend of $12,000 per year ($6,000 per semester), support for professional development at $2,500.00 per year ($1,250 per semester), a residence hall room, and administrative support. 

How to apply:

Applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts, a 500-word teaching statement or teaching philosophy and two letters of recommendation (one of which must come from doctoral advisor) to: 
Ursuline College
Faculty Diversity Fellowship
c/o Victoria Slonaker
2550 Lander Road
Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124 
OR via e-mail at: vslonaker@ursuline.edu
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will remain open through May 25, 2018.  

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Adjunct Faculty – Systematic Phonics
Posted April 3, 2018


The College is accepting applications for an Adjunct Faculty position in Systematic Phonics for the 2018 Summer Session I Term (May 29-June 22, 2018).   


The responsibilities for the position is to teach one section of a 3 credit hour course in Systematic Phonics, a developmental course aimed at preparing students to fulfill their requirement in the Reading content area for MAP.

Course Description

EDE/EDS/EDM 520 Systematic Phonics (3 Credits)
Course addresses the nature and role of systematic phonics and phonemic awareness both in isolation and within meaning-centered reading, spelling, and writing processes.  Current research regarding phonics instruction will be explored; the integration of phonics into the language arts program, and strategies and materials for applying theoretical perspectives in teaching practice will be included.


The qualified candidate will possess at least an M.A. in English/Language Arts or a related discipline and possess an Ohio Reading Endorsement and will be available to teach on Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30 P.M. Teaching experience, and experiences teaching in a multicultural environment are desirable. 

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send a resume to Marc Gray, Ph.D., Director of MAP, at Marc.Gray@ursuline.edu.   

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