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Fit-Friendly Worksite – Gold Level RecipientFounded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, coeducational, residential college of liberal arts and sciences located in eastern Pennsylvania's picturesque Lehigh Valley.  The campus is about one hour north of Philadelphia, 90 minutes west of New York City and in close proximity to the AppalachianTrail. The College currently enrolls more than 2,200 full-time day students and has enjoyed steadily increasing selectivity and student quality.

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Please follow the application instructions specific to each of the positions below. For more information about the College, visit our web site at http://www.muhlenberg.edu.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to valuing and enhancing diversity and encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of our community. 

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ADMISSION

  • Enrollment Data Manager & Analyst - This individual serves as the primary Admission department data expert responsible for the configuration, coordination and daily management of admission's technical systems and integration of data with other college departments. This position is Admission's liaison to the Office of Information Technology and supports enrollment managers (admission and financial aid) by providing ongoing data analysis and interpretation. Responsibilities include assisting the enrollment staff with training and systems-related technical support and coordinating application technology and enrollment digital communication. Click here for full job description.

    Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience working with higher education student information systems and/or related technologies required. Experience in admissions preferred. Experience with relational data bases, SQL, SPSS, Crystal Reports and ACCESS required. Experience with Slate, Technosolutions CRM and Powerfaids preferred. Starting salary is $60 - $65K, depending upon background and experience.

    To apply, email a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please be sure to note your last name and Job #1608 in the "Subject" line of your email. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by February 29, 2016. E. O. E.

ADVANCEMENT  

  • Associate Director, Annual Giving (Job #1620)- Reporting to the Assistant VP, Annual Giving & Advancement Services, the Associate Director is responsible for raising funds from alumni and other donors in support of the current operations of the College. The Associate Director is responsible for sustaining, stewarding and growing participation and giving from the College’s annual donors who have the potential for leadership and major gifts. This position supports the strategy developed in conjunction with the Assistant VP and the Annual Giving team, including the development and implementation of a peer-to-peer solicitation volunteer program, reunion and class giving, as well as affinity and religious-based fund-raising. Experience with face-to-face solicitation is preferred, as the Associate Director will maintain a portfolio of 250 prospects capable of making a leadership gift and will be expected to complete 15-18 prospect visits per month.

    A bachelor's degree is required, as is experience (three to five years) in annual giving. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a self-directed fashion while serving as a member of a highly collaborative development team. Muhlenberg College offers an excellent benefit package, including tuition scholarship plans for dependents after two years of service. Click here for full job description. If you find that your background and experience have prepared you for this position, apply by emailing a single pdf including your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.eduPlease be sure that the subject line of your email includes both your last name and "Job #1620." 

  • Leadership Gift Officer (Job #1628) – Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development, the Leadership Gift Officer will advance the mission of Muhlenberg College by developing and increasing the level of personal involvement and financial commitment of alumni, parents and friends. The incumbent will be part of an experienced and talented development team challenged with meeting and exceeding the College’s annual goals. The Leadership Gift Officer manages an on-going fund raising cultivation cycle with a portfolio of 250 qualified principal gift prospects, maintaining a national travel schedule and visiting a minimum of 120 qualified prospects a year. The successful candidate will have five or more years of development/relationship building experience and be a proven self-starter. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the liberal arts. Must have a belief in, commitment to, and ability to clearly articulate the values and mission of Muhlenberg College. Salary of $60K - $70K, depending on background and development experience. Muhlenberg offers an excellent benefits package, including tuition scholarship plans for dependents after two years of service.

    Click here for full job description.  If you find that your background and experience have prepared you for this position, apply by emailing a single pdf including your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu.  Please be sure that the subject line of your email includes both your last name and Job #1628.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by May 20, 2016.
     
  • Senior Associate Director, Donor Relations - This member of the Muhlenberg College Advancement team oversees and manages the Muhlenberg Stewardship Protocol, identifying appropriate, practical, and cost-effective stewardship procedures for gifts of all sizes and types. Working in coordination with Advancement Services, the Senior Associate Director assists with pledge and gift acknowledgement procedures to ensure that donors receive timely, appropriate confirmation of their gifts and pledge payments; assists with planning and implementation of donor-related events and activities; and assists with stewardship related communication efforts, including the annual Philanthropy Report. Bachelor's degree required. Strong writing skills and ability to tailor communications to a variety of audiences essential. Experience in donor relations and development communication for non-profits preferred. Click here for full job description.  Starting salary of $50 - $52K, depending upon background and experience.

    To apply, email your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please be sure to include your last name and Job #1632 in the “Subject” line of your email.  For best consideration, apply by May 20, 2016. Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.  

  • Student Philanthropy Coordinator (Job #1629) - Assists in building relationships and raising funds to support the current operations of the College.  Manages the phonathon operation, which includes recruitment, training and supervision of student workers.  Develops and implements educational programming on the importance of philanthropic support and class gifts.  Bachelor’s degree required; one to two years in philanthropy or higher education experience preferred.  Salary of $37,000 - $40,000 depending on background and experience.  Click here for full job description.

    If you find that your background and experience have prepared you for this position, apply by emailing a single pdf including your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu.  Please be sure that the subject line of your email includes both your last name and Job #1629.   For best consideration, apply by May 30, 2016.  Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

     

CAREER CENTER

  • Associate Director (Job #1633) – Immediate opening for a full-time, year-round Associate Director in Muhlenberg's busy Career Center. Primary responsibilities include career counseling/advising individual students regarding career options; development and implementation of various events, workshops and programs; and conducting outreach to groups of students.

    Qualifications: Master's degree in student personnel, career counseling or related field required. Three to four years of related professional experience, including experience working with career assessment tools required; experience using Symplicity strongly preferred. Experience in planning and marketing career planning/career development events required. The successful candidate will have a strong appreciation for and commitment to the mission of a selective liberal arts institution. Starting salary of $47,500 - $49,500 depending on background and experience. Click here for full job description.  

    To apply, send an email to jobs@muhlenberg.edu with both "Job #1633" and your last name in the subject line. Attach a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for at least 3 references. Application deadline is 4 p.m. June 24, 2016. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

 

 MAIL ROOM

  • Mail Clerk - Part-time position, schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-noon during the academic year, some summer hours as well. Responsibilities include receiving, sorting and distributing incoming, inter-office and other campus mail and delivery to mailboxes; providing window service, selling stamps and weighing parcels. Saturday responsibilities include driving to post office to pick up mail, sorting and delivering mail to students' mailboxes. Responsible and accountable for maintaining appropriate logs in a timely manner. This individual also substitutes for other mailroom staff to cover absences and vacations. Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, push cart full of mail, and navigate steps in buildings without elevators. Valid driver's license and clean driving record required. Prior postal experience preferred, but not required. Starting rate is $12.25 - $12.75 per hour, depending upon experience. Click here for full job description. To apply, email your cover letter, resume and names/contact info for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please include your last name and Job #1642 in the subject line of your email. Application deadline is July 8, 2016.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION & ATHLETICS

  • Life Guard – PT - 3-4 mornings per week 6-9am;occasional afternoons. Additional hours may be available during college breaks. Must have current Lifeguard certification including CPR, First Aid and AED. $12/ hour. Contact Corey Goff via email:  cgoff@muhlenberg.edu  (no phone calls please).

PLANT OPERATIONS

  • Assistant Director, Plant Operations- Reporting to the Director of Plant Operations is responsible for the Work Order Control System, maintaining budget records, and the day to day operations of the department. The Assistant Director is responsible for ensuring quality control within the department. He/She performs regular inspections of all grounds residence halls and academic buildings, documents areas of concern and initiates corrective action as appropriate. Qualifications include a minimum of bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physical Plant Management or Business or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. At least 3 years of experience in physical plant management along with advanced technical skills to include database web management, spreadsheets and automated building control systems are required. Click here to review the full job description.

    Starting salary is $75K-$80K depending upon qualifications. If you find that your background and experience have prepared you for this opportunity, apply by sending a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please include both your name and Job # 1640 in the Subject line of your email.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

  • Custodian PT- Weekends (6 am-2:30 pm) academic year. Custodial experience preferred.  Send resume or apply in person to Muhlenberg College, HR Office, Job # 1510, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104.  EOE.  Click here for job description.

  • Groundskeeper (Job #1612) - Full-time, year-round position.  Primary responsibilities include grounds upkeep, removal of snow and ice, repair and preventive maintenance of grounds department equipment, and moving and set-up of furniture  Must have ability to lift 50+ pounds on a regular basis.  Clean driving record and valid driver’s license required.  Criminal background check required. One year of experience required, 2 years of landscaping or horticulture experience preferred.  Experience with skid steer loader, front-end loaders and chainsaw a plus. Groundskeepers are “Essential Personnel” and as such they are required to report to  work for snow removal when the College is closed due to winter storms.  Starting salary is $12.15/hour. Click here for full job description.  Click here for printable application form. Email application or resume to jobs@muhlenberg.edu, or mail materials or apply in person to Muhlenberg College, HR Office, Job #1612, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104.  E.O.E.

PROVOST

  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 

    Muhlenberg College located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, seeks a Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (“Provost”). Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a selective residential, undergraduate, coeducational, private liberal arts college. The institution enrolls approximately 2,200 full-time students in its traditional undergraduate program and nearly 200 additional adult learners in the Wescoe School of Continuing Education. With an endowment of approximately $237 million and annual budget of approximately $130 million, the College is known for its academic rigor, faculty who are committed to their students, and a close sense of community.

    As the chief academic officer of the College, the Provost reports to the President and is a key member of the President’s administrative cabinet. The Provost’s team includes the Dean of the Wescoe School; the Dean of the College for Academic Life; the Dean of Global Education; the Dean of Institutional Assessment and Academic Planning; the College Registrar; the Director of Trexler Library; the Associate Dean of Digital Learning; the Associate Dean of Diversity Initiatives; the heads of 19 academic departments (encompassing 170 full-time faculty); and the Directors of three centers and institutes, and three honors programs.

    This is an opportune moment for Muhlenberg. Over the past decade, the College has been on an upward trajectory—strengthening the academic quality of its student body, increasing its number of applicants, wrapping up its most successful capital campaign, enhancing both student and faculty diversity, and completing many capital construction projects. The new Provost will work with the President, senior colleagues, the faculty and the entire College community to further the impact and reputation of the institution.

    Muhlenberg seeks a strategic thinker who will champion all aspects of the educational enterprise at the College. He or she will enhance academic rigor, nurture the scholarly activities of faculty, foster creativity in the curriculum, shape the long-range academic strategic plan for the College, and strengthen Muhlenberg’s identity, diversity and reputation. The Provost will allocate resources to support existing core programs and pave the way for new ones that will help Muhlenberg to thrive.

    The successful candidate will have a record of proven and effective academic and administrative leadership. He or she will also possess a collaborative, communicative leadership style; administrative, budgetary, and management skills; a demonstrated commitment to diversity; an understanding of effective program assessment; and knowledge of academic technologies. An earned doctorate or other terminal degree is required, as is a record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with appointment as a full professor.

    Inquiries, nominations, and/or applications (including a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest) should be directed in confidence to: Anita Tien, Vice President and Randi Alberry, Associate, Isaacson, Miller at www.imsearch.com/5772.  ‌

 

SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology - The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning August 2016. We seek a broadly trained sociologist with a record of successful teaching experience, who can demonstrate a strong ability to teach research design (Fall) and quantitative methods (Spring) to undergraduates as well as introduction to sociology. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach courses in development, social change, and environmental sociology. Ph.D. preferred, advanced ABD will be considered.   Muhlenberg College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. We encourage applicants to explain how their teaching and research have contributed to understanding and strengthening diversity.

    Interested candidates should apply online by sending: 1) a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research interests; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) sample teaching materials with evidence of teaching excellence; 4) three letters of references to SocAnthJob@muhlenberg.edu.  Please direct any inquiries to Tracy Kline, Department Administrative Assistant, at the email address above.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

    Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college of 2,200 students. Located in the Lehigh Valley, the college is within easy reach of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., as well as coastal and mountain recreation areas. The college offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries.

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS

  • Title IX Coordinator (Job #1641)- Muhlenberg College announces an immediate opening for a full-time, year-round Title IX Coordinator.  The Title IX Coordinator position, under the supervision of the Dean of Students, has responsibilities critical to the development, implementation and monitoring of efforts to comply with Title IX legislation, regulation and case law.  Responsibilities include monitoring and enforcing the Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct Policy; coordinating the prompt, effective, and equitable investigation and timely resolution of complaints of sexual misconduct; and leading education, training, prevention and awareness efforts related to sex- and gender-based discrimination for students, faculty and staff.  The Title IX Coordinator also has responsibilities related to required reporting, and for case management for each reported incident of sexual and gender-based misconduct.  The successful candidate will have prior experience in the Title IX Coordinator role and be a skilled investigator, capable of sensitively handling reports/complaints and maintaining objectivity throughout the investigation and resolution processes.  Muhlenberg College established the Title IX Coordinator job as a stand-alone position in 2012; this opening is a result of the retirement of the incumbent. 

    Qualifications: Master’s degree (or JD degree) with Title IX Coordinator experience preferred; Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years as a certified Title IX Coordinator may be substituted for the Master’s degree.   Demonstrated and proven working knowledge of Title IX and related laws required, including a clear understanding of developments in Title IX, VAWA, Campus SaVE, Clery Act and OCR “Dear Colleague” letters.  Excellent policy and data analysis skills essential.  

    Click here for full job description.  Starting salary is $55,000 - $60,000, depending upon background and experience.   Muhlenberg College offers excellent benefits, including tuition scholarship plans for dependents after two years of service.

    To apply, email your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please be sure to note both Job #1641 AND your own last name in the subject line of your email.  For best consideration, apply by June 21.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.  
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 TREXLER LIBRARY

  • Head, Library Systems and Information Transfer Services (LSITS)- (Job #1625)- Muhlenberg College seeks a dynamic, collegial, and enthusiastic manager for the Library Systems and Information Transfer Services (LSITS) team providing discovery, access, and library technology services for our Trexler Library. An ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science, or an appropriate graduate-level degree in a computer and/or information technology field is required. Responsibilities include managing a very talented staff; web and digital collections development; support and integration of existing and emerging library technology interfaces; and circulation/access services. Trexler Library staff also focuses on excellent customer service and a commitment to collaboration across the campus community. This is an excellent opportunity for a tech-savvy librarian who is excited about sharing their expertise to enhance teaching and learning at a small, liberal arts college. Click here for full job description.

    Starting salary of $60-$65K depending upon background and experience. To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references (preferably as a single pdf) to jobs@muhlenberg.edu. Please include both your last name and Job #1625 in the "Subject" line of your email. For best consideration, please apply by May 6, 2016. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.


  

Human resources

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

Last updated: June 24, 2016