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Fontbonne currently has new openings in Business, Education/Special Education, Behavioral Sciences, English/Communications and Math/Computer Science for faculty, Enrollment Management (President's Cabinet) and in Admissions, Finance and Administration/HR.  Resumes/CVs are still being accepted for the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies positions in Marketing and Economics.

For information regarding the opening for Financial Aid Director, please see: http://summitsearchsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Fontbonne_DirFinancialAid-Spec.pdf

Fontbonne appreciates all interest in employment and encourages applicants to check here often for job openings periodically. Every effort will be made to contact those applicants whose qualifications fit the position openings.  Unfortunately due to the large volume of resumes received, it is not possible to respond to all applicants.

Again, thanks for your interest in Fontbonne!


Available Positions
Position Department Type

Vice President, Enrollment Management

Administrative Assistant II


President's Cabinet

Finance and Administration/HR






Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics Academic Affairs FT

Assistant Professor, Business (Economics)

FT Faculty (tenure track), Education/Special Education

FT Faculty (tenure track),  Psychology/Behavioral Health

FT Faculty (tenure track), English/Communications


Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs








Admissions Communication Specialist


Enrollment Management




Desktop/Classroom Support Tech IT FT

Director of Financial Aid


Enrollment Management





On Campus Job for:  President's Cabinet

Job Title:  Vice President of Enrollment Management

Date Posted:  September 26, 2014

Fontbonne University is seeking an experienced leader to become the next Vice President for Enrollment Management. The Vice President is responsible for developing and implementing overall enrollment strategy to advance the University’s mission.  The Vice President oversees all admissions and financial aid operations and staff and coordinates all marketing and communication efforts with the Associate VP for Marketing and Communications.  The Vice President will work with faculty, administration, student affairs staff and the department of athletics to set and achieve specific enrollment and retention goals.

About the Position

A member of the President's Cabinet, reporting to the President, the Vice President is a senior level professional who works collaboratively with members of the President’s staff to coordinate, implement and evaluate the University’s strategic recruitment and retention initiatives.

Essential areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the effort in student recruitment (traditional, non-traditional, graduate, and international), retention, and financial aid policies and awards;
  • Develop, implement and evaluate innovative strategies for the recruitment and admission of students;
  • Provide direction and expertise of the strategic role of marketing in relationship to enrollment management and the understanding of the linkage of financial aid to student enrollment and retention;

The Successful Candidate

Candidates should have a proven track record of success in the recruitment of students, preferably in the small to medium private college and university market.  She/he should be a creative and critical thinker and have experience in developing strategic vision for enrollment efforts and success in meeting goals.

Candidates should also demonstrate these qualities:

  • An innovative thinker who can critically assess the University’s current position and offer a compelling vision for the future, while keeping within the goals of the department.      
  • A charismatic communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to relate effectively with multiple constituencies;
  • A record of progressively responsible management and leadership experience, combined with a strong team orientation and the proven ability to enlist and delegate to high-performing personnel;
  • A track record of success in engaging faculty and student affairs staff members in collaborative efforts to fulfill the common goal of student success.
  • Knowledge of regulatory, professional, and ethical guidelines in enrollment management and financial aid to ensure compliance with University, state and federal rules and regulations.

An advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum of seven years of increasing responsibility in enrollment management is preferred.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information including mailing, email addresses and telephone numbers for three references.  The packet should be sent electronically (Microsoft Word attachments preferred) to resumes@fontbonne.edu or to:

Director, Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63105

Fontbonne University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

On Campus Job for:  Enrollment Management

Job Title:  Admissions Communications Specialist

Date Posted:  October 27, 2014

Fontbonne University has an immediate opening for an Admission Communication 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 our web content manager. The incumbent in this position will also be responsible planning for all special events hosted by the Office of Admission.

Responsibilities include:

  • accurately enter 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
  • update admissions pages on website when necessary
  • supervise a team of undergraduate interns
  • coordinate menu selection, physical plant, 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, Microsoft Word, 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.

On Campus Job for:  Academic Affairs

Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Business (Economics - FT)

Date Posted:  September 17, 2014

Fontbonne University seeks an Assistant Professor of Business to join the faculty in the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies to teach courses in economics, finance, and other related courses. This is a tenure-track, full time faculty position with an excellent benefit package. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2015.

Learn more about ECGBPS: http://www.fontbonne.edu/ecgb

The Opportunity:

  • Reporting to the Dean of the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies, the Assistant Professor of Economics will teach economics, finance, and quantitative courses related to the business discipline
  • High morale exists among the faculty and staff in the College of Business. The group describes itself as having a supportive and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Fontbonne University has a rich history and reputation. Fontbonne community members display values including fostering excellence, integrity, respect, diversity, community, justice, service, and faith.
  • St. Louis is an incredible place to live and work. The area boasts a moderate cost of living with ample opportunity for outdoor recreation, sports, arts, entertainment, and more.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for a standard faculty teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Nine month contract with possible opportunities for teaching during the summer if desired
  • Maintain currency in field
  • Advise students
  • Maintain office hours
  • Work with other members of the College and Fontbonne community to move the college in a positive direction
  • Other College activities as requested by the Dean of the College deemed desirable for the College or University
  • Perform other responsibilities set forth in the faculty manual


  • Terminal degree in economics, finance, or related field, ABD applicants will be considered
  • Classroom and online teaching experience
  • Private sector experience encouraged
  • Experience in curriculum and program development preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please submit letter of introduction, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and the names of three references to:

Director of Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63105

or via email at resumes@fontbonne.edu.

On Campus Job for:  Finance and Administration/HR

Job Title:  Administrative Assistant II

Date Posted:  September 12, 2014

Fontbonne University is seeking an Administrative Assistant II to support the Director of Human Resources and the Vice President of Finance and Administration.  This position offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission.

Successful candidates will be primarily responsible for review and processing of new hire  and other employment related data, entering data, maintaining files, and running reports including budget reports.  The position also plays a significant role in coordinating the annual performance appraisal process as well as periodic events.  

Responsibilities related to Finance and Administration include preparation of materials for Board of Trustees’ committee meetings as well as attendance at and transcription of Board committee minutes several times a year.  Will also provide day-to-day support for the Vice President of Finance and Administration with regard to maintenance of files and other duties, as needed.

Applicants must have excellent customer service skills, written and oral communication skills.  Applicants must be self-motivated, organized, very detail and multi-task oriented. Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access required.  Human Resources experience a plus along with two-three years of experience preferably in higher education.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of introduction, resume salary requirement and three references with telephone numbers to:

Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105


On Campus Job for:  Behaviorial Sciences

Job Title:  Faculty, FT (tenure track) Psychology

Date Posted:  September 12, 2014

The Department of Behavioral Sciences at Fontbonne University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Psychology to begin August, 2015. We are particularly interested in candidates who specialize in Cognitive, Clinical, or Counseling Psychology; however, applicants from all disciplinary perspectives are invited to apply. 

Ideal candidates will demonstrate evidence of teaching effectiveness and interest in supervising undergraduate students in research and experiential learning initiatives. Teaching responsibilities include four undergraduate courses per semester, which may include upper division seminars as well as occasional online and/or evening courses. Other responsibilities include advising, participating in departmental and university service, and contributing to a small but vigorous department that is highly committed to serving the academic needs of our undergraduate population. 

A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, reprints or preprints and three letters of recommendation to:

Laurel Newman, PhD, Chairperson
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63105


On Campus Job for:  English/Communications

Job Title:  Assistant Professor, English

Date Posted:  September 12, 2014

Fontbonne University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to serve as Director of Composition.  A strong commitment to teaching and a Ph.D. in English or related field required by start date; emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in professional writing.

Duties include teaching four courses per semester, overseeing the general education composition program and the Writing Across the Curriculum program, advising, participating in shared university governance, and advancing a department that houses majors in English and Communication Studies. Course release is available for administrative duties. Positions begins Spring or Fall 2015.

Review of applications begins November 3. Initial interviews conducted by phone or Skype. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Dr. Lisa Oliverio, Department of English and Communication via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/25935.

Fontbonne University is an equal opportunity employer.

On Campus Job for: Academic Affairs

Job Title: FT Faculty (tenure track), Education/Special Education

Updated Posting: October 27, 2014

Note:  This position was previously advertised as an affiliate position but has now been revised to tenure track position.

The Department of Education/Special Education of Fontbonne University invites applications for a full-time, nine month tenure-track position to begin August 2015.  The successful candidate will contribute to an innovative college and department offering undergraduate majors in elementary education, special education, early childhood education and middle school education, along with a master of arts degree in education and a master of arts in teaching.  

Qualifications are as follows:

  • Terminal degree or active candidate for  a terminal degree in Special Education, Educational Psychology, or a related field
  • Training/experience in early childhood and early intervention
  • Training and current expertise in educational and psychological assessment
  • School-based experience that includes working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Certification appropriate to the role
  • Online teaching experience or willingness to develop online skills
  • Experience with non-traditional/diverse populations


Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • A 12 credit hour per semester teaching load (additional overload and summer work available)
  • Student advisement
  • School-based supervision
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Scholarship development
  • University/department committee work

Located in Clayton, Missouri, a residential area just west of the city of St. Louis, Fontbonne University is a co-educational, Catholic institution with an enrollment of nearly 2,500 students.  The university was founded and is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.  In addition to a competitive salary, excellent benefits are included.  

Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2014.  Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, copies of appropriate certificates/licensures and a list of three references to:

Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

Note:  If you are applying via email, please include your name and the title of the position for which you are making application in the subject line of the email.

On Campus Job for:  Academic Affairs

Job Title:  Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics

Date Posted:  September 9, 2014

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fontbonne University launched an exciting new major in bioinformatics in fall 2014.  As a result of the new major, the Department will hire a new full-time, tenure-track faculty member to join its existing faculty members in applied mathematics, computer science, cyber security and management information systems.  This faculty member will have the unique opportunity to serve as the first director of the new bioinformatics degree program at Fontbonne University.  As such, we seek a motivated, organized, enthusiastic and excellent instructor who can skillfully serve in multiple roles, including lecturer, student mentor, and program director.  The newly-hired faculty member is expected to design and teach upper division courses in bioinformatics as well as continue his/her research in the field.  The successful candidate will be a dedicated and excellent teacher who can motivate undergraduate students to master the skills, concepts and methods of bioinformatics, as well as other topics in computer science and statistics. 

Requirements of the position:

  • Hold a Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or a related field.   Preference will be given to the candidate with strong bioinformatics credentials, solid experience in, and knowledge of, programming languages and operating systems and a history of excellence in teaching. 
  • Have experience with and/or an excellent understanding of molecular genetics, the tools of molecular biology and NextGen sequencing techniques.
  • Teach general computer science courses, as well as those in bioinformatics, and statistics & probability.
  • Direct student research projects that utilize bioinformatics tools.
  • Assume department and university responsibilities such as advising students, participating in departmental activities and university governance.
  • Support the university’s statements of Mission, Values and Commitment.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and networking skills.

Fontbonne University, a Catholic coeducational institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate education, is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.  The university, set in a lovely residential section of St. Louis, enrolls approximately 2000 students in graduate and undergraduate professional and liberal arts programs.

Review of applicants will begin on January 12, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should send a current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a brief statement of research interests/accomplishments, and three letters of recommendation to:

Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105



On Campus Job for:  Information Technology

Job Title:  Desktop/Classroom Support Tech

Date Posted:  August 25, 2014

Fontbonne University is seeking a Classroom/Desktop Support Specialist to assist in the Information Technology department.  This is a full time, year-round position with an excellent benefits package.  The hours for this position are 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Provide classroom support for installed AV items such as projectors, SMART Boards, sound systems and visual presenters.  Set up, support and monitor AV systems for campus events.  Desktop support responsibilities include imaging, setup, distribution and troubleshooting of computers located in offices and computer labs.  Previous experience in a service-oriented audio-visual and/or desktop support environment with a high concentration of Windows-based (XP and Win 7) computers is highly desirable. 

A bachelor’s degree is required, knowledge of current trends and practices for A/V support; knowledge of integration techniques between computer systems and audio/visual devices.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills needed.  Must possess ability to prioritize multiple requests as well as ability to load, configure and trouble shoot computer in a networked environment.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of introduction, resume and three references with telephone numbers to:

Director, Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

Email resumes@fontbonne.edu


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: