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On Campus Job for:  Academic Affairs

Job Title:  Director of Institutional Research

Date Posted:  July 16, 2014

Fontbonne University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Institutional Research. The Director reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and manages a comprehensive institutional research program to support Fontbonne’s mission, assessment activities, and strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and maintaining systems to collect data; producing statistics, analyses, reports, and reviews relative to internal and external requests for data with a particular emphasis on enrollment and financial aid (including but not exclusive to IPEDS and NCAA reporting); planning and organizing regular internal and external reports and surveys; participation in and support of the University’s membership in HLC’s Student Academy on Persistence and Completion; supporting the ongoing assessment of student learning; managing faculty and student course evaluations; and assisting in the effective utilization of data for planning, policy making, and program improvement.

Qualifications include a master’s degree (doctorate preferred); experience working in higher education; demonstrated leadership in institutional research; knowledge of and experience in qualitative and quantitative research design, statistical methodology (including multivariate analysis), and database systems supporting research activities. In addition to the ability to work cooperatively and independently, the successful candidate will possess excellent skills in research and data analysis, oral and written communication, data presentation, and organization. Knowledge of or experience in methods of the assessment also are desirable, though not strictly required.

Fontbonne University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Send letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references to

Human Resources
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105-3098

or via email at resumes@fontbonne.edu

Please note the job title in the subject line of email submission. Fontbonne University is a tobacco-free campus.


On Campus Job for: Enrollment Management

Job Title: Director, Financial Aid

Updated July 15, 2014

Fontbonne University is seeking a Director of Financial Aid. This is a challenging, full time position with an excellent benefits package. Duties include strategic oversight of the Financial Aid function and budget including processing Financial Aid Awards for traditional and non-traditional students. The position will serve as direct supervisor to the Associate Director of Financial Aid. The selected candidate must be well versed in Federal and State regulations as well as institutional policies and procedures. This position is being handled by Summit Search Solutions on behalf of Fontbonne. For more information, the position overview and application procedures, please see:








On Campus Job for:  Student Affairs

Job Title:  Director of Career Development

Date Posted:  June 23, 2014

The Director of Career Development provides information and support to help support students succeed personally, academically and professionally through career counseling, programs, resources and collaboration with academic departments. The director monitors all aspects of daily operations, assesses the effectiveness of programs, policies and procedures, supervises graduate intern and administers the departmental budget.

Primary Duties: The Director of Career Development will plan, coordinate, and direct activities related to job search/career related workshops and facilitate career development of students. Responsibilities include identification, development and implementation of career programs, policies and procedures that are designed to support institutional recruitment and retention, management of budget, assess evaluations and surveys to monitor progress of the assessment plan under the guidelines of the strategic plan in order to adjust goals as necessary and plan new initiatives.

Education/Requirements: A Master’s degree is required with preferred areas in counseling, higher education, and/or human development/resources. Certification in tests and measurements including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory. Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years in career planning and placement.

Interested applicants should submit resume, salary requirement and three references to:

Director, Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105
Or via email to: resumes@Fontbonne.edu


Resumes will begin to be reviewed starting July 7, 2014.

On Campus Job for:  Enrollment Management

Job Title:  Admissions Communications Specialist

Date Posted:  June 25, 2014

Fontbonne University has an immediate opening for an Admissions Communications Specialist. The purpose of this job is to provide assistance to the staff in the recruitment of students by efficiently executing steps in the communication flow to prospective students including but not limited to entering and updating data on prospects in the database; organizing and executing direct mailing to students and managing updates to the admissions pages on the website in conjunction with web content manager.  The incumbent in this position will also be responsible for planning for all special events hosted by the Office of Admissions.

Responsibilities include:

• accurately entering all data on all prospective student inquiries each day

• process and complete all appropriate mailings on a daily basis

• prepare mailings to students and parents on a daily/weekly/monthly basis

• keep accurate records of communication pieces in stock and submit orders when low

• submit weekly tickler report to supervisor

• maintain student database on a historical basis; work with Communications and Marketing Department to disseminate pertinent data and reports

• supervise a team of undergraduate interns

• coordinate catering selection, physical plant, and decorations for all admission and special events as requested by supervisor.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required along with word processing and computer skills. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, business writing, time management, attention to detail and organizational skills are required in this position. Knowledge of the Jenzabar CX and CAMS are highly recommended. Bachelor's degree preferred; a combination of education and experience may be considered.

Interested individuals should submit a resume or completed application, a writing sample and three past employment references with telephone numbers or emails to:

Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Email: resumes@fontbonne.edu

***If selected for an interview, each candidate will be asked to demonstrate competencies in Microsoft Office computer skills. Note: If you are applying by email, please include your name and position title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Fontbonne University is a tobacco-free campus.