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Fontbonne currently has openings in Public Safety, Financial Aid, Physical Plant, Education/Special Education and Residential Life. 

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

Public Safety Office 

Director of Public Safety

Clinical Partnerships Coordinator

Administrative Assistant I

Residence Hall Director 

Director of Financial Aid

Maintenance Mechanic/HVACR Tech/Plumber



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 On Campus Job For: Public Safety

Job Title: Director of Public Safety Officer

Date Posted: April 16, 2015

Fontbonne University is seeking a full-time Public Safety officer.

Requirements include three years security experience and a high school diploma or GED. Positions requires periods of prolonged standing and walking. Working hours are evenings or nights. Shifts may rotate therefore; you must be available to work other hours as needed.

Submit resume or complete application, Monday – Friday between 9 am & 3 pm. Fontbonne University, Human Resources – Ryan Hall Room 304, 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105 or to resumes@fontbonne.edu



On Campus Job For: Public Safety

Job Title: Director of Public Safety 

Date Posted: April 1, 2015

Fontbonne University has an opening for a Director of Public Safety. The purpose of this position is to promote a safe and secure working and living environment for members of the University community and its guests; to protect the assets of the University; to direct the operation of the Public Safety Department (which operates on a 24/7 basis), and to develop policies and procedures to ensure program effectiveness.

Responsibilities include:

• evaluating parking conditions and determining enforcement of parking regulations;
• identifying the purpose, scope and course of investigations;
• hiring staff and resolving scheduling conflicts to minimize overtime;
• determining appropriate public safety measures for the campus community (parking, security) as well as for campus special events;
• evaluating crime and incidents that occur on campus and in the immediate area to formulate the department’s response to reduce occurrences on campus
• supervising seven (7) public safety officers
• maintaining and reporting crime statistics as required by Title IX and the U.S. Department of Education; serve as liaison with local and county law enforcement units and other agencies
• overseeing emergency preparedness planning and training, including reviewing and maintaining the Emergency Response Manual, performing safety and security audits, and communicating emergency alerts and other public safety information to the campus community
• developing and updating campus safety policies and procedures

The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of laws at the federal, state and local levels that impact the private security sector including the requirements of the Clery Act and related federal rules that impact colleges and universities. Must also possess strong working knowledge of investigative procedures including an understanding of integrity interviewing principles, non-violent intervention and de-escalation techniques. General understanding of OSHA standards, MSDS operation, first aid, CPR and operation of a portable defibrillator required.

Strong supervisory and organizational skills, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and Microsoft Office experience required. Must possess strong analytical, mediation and sound reasoning skills and be competent in the use of non-verbal communication skills in formal interviewing situations. Stressful situations and potentially violent individuals necessitate the ability to handle unpleasant situations.

Bachelor’s degree preferred along with five years of campus-based experience and supervisory experience. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume and three references to:

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

Or via email to resumes@fontbonne.edu. Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.


On Campus Job For: Education Department

Job Title: Clinical Partnerships Coordinator

Date Posted: March 19, 2015

Clinical Experience Partnerships Coordinator (.50 FTE)
Fontbonne University has a half-time position for Clinical Experience Partnerships Coordinator (Education/Special Education Department) to begin in August, 2015. The position will work with the Final Clinical Experience Placement Director and will report to the Chair of the Education/Special Education Department. Responsibilities will include building and maintaining partnerships with schools that will provide clinical experiences for teacher candidates at Fontbonne. Bachelor’s degree in Education with teaching and supervision experience required; Master’s degree in Education preferred.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

• Develop and complete case studies of Fontbonne Education/Special Education Department graduates/program completers
• Complete performance assessment case studies as needed for Fontbonne and the state department
• Develop and manage Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) for all levels of clinical experiences between Fontbonne and local districts/schools
• Work with the department assessment coordinator to provide needed clinical experiences data
• Keep abreast of Missouri State Department changes/additions/requirements
• Attend various meetings (department meetings, P-12 HR Group)
• Attend state certification and field experience conferences, and other conferences as deemed necessary
• Work with Teacher Certification Coordinator to keep track of gates and meet with students re progress toward gates
• Work with Teacher Certification Coordinator to keep track of current background checks for practicums and student teaching
• Organize and lead student teaching seminar sessions (may be done with another faculty/staff member)
• Organize Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (may be done with another faculty/staff member)

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to:

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



On Campus Job for: Education Department

Job Title: Administrative Assistant I

Date Posted: March 19, 2015

Fontbonne University is seeing an Administrative Assistant I to support the Chair of the Education/Special Education Department to begin June 1, 2015. This position is full-time and offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission.

Successful candidates will enjoy working within a challenging, friendly team oriented atmosphere and will be responsible for maintaining student files; preparing student correspondence and responding to student inquiries. The Administrative Assistant is also responsible for supporting the electronic processes by updating webpages, Blackboard, social media and forms when needed. Additional support provided includes telephone/front desk reception, mail processing and distribution, tracking and organizing supply inventories, and coordinating maintenance visits/needs. This position will also provide assistance to the department’s faculty members.

Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills; must also be self-motivated, organized, very detail oriented, and highly proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications, social media apps and knowledge of generating reports from information databases. Applicants must have the ability to work collaboratively with team members, university staff and students and supervise/train work study students. Two-three years of experience in higher education and some college preferred.

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

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

Please specify the position in the subject line if applying via email.


 On Campus Job for:  Residence Hall

Job Title: Residence Hall Director

Date Posted: March 19, 2015

Reports To: Director of Residential Life

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 1 year experience in Residential Life. Must be accepted and enrolled in a full-time graduate level program in the St. Louis area.

Responsibilities: Residence Hall Director (RHD) is responsible for the overall management of one or two residence halls based on a philosophy of student growth and development. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Student staff hiring, supervision and training
Co-advising RHA
Conflict Resolution Conferences
Other duties as assigned by the Director

General Roles and Areas of Responsibilities:

• Student: academics come first at Fontbonne University. The RHD needs to take time to study and pursue academic interests. The RHD must stay in good academic standing in their graduate program.

• Community Organizer: to foster community environment favorable to each student’s intellectual, social, and personal growth. To help establish an environment conducive to living, learning, studying, and socializing.

• Role Model, Listener, Peer Advisor, and Mediator: to actively listen, advise and assist individuals and groups of students as well as to mediate conflicts; to model appropriate and acceptable behavior for the residents.

• Educator through Programming: to ensure that programs are provided for residents that foster personal wellness and community development.

• Community Standards Agent: to help students be aware of and understand the rules and regulations of the University. RHD’s must enforce college policies and adjudicate minor disciplinary cases.

• Referral and Resource Person: to become familiar with various campus and community resources and agencies in order to make correct referrals and provide general information to students.

• Supervisor: to provide supervision and leadership for the student staff, and to evaluate the performance of staff.

• Administrator: to assist with general administrative duties and the management of the residence halls.

Time Commitment:

• Academic year contract covering fall and spring semesters
• Minimum of ten office hours per week
• “On-Call” responsibilities for the campus on a rotational basis
• Fall and Spring pre-semester training sessions
• Weekly 1 on 1’s and staff meetings
• Assist with staff recruitment and selection, openings and closing
• Attend RA programs as needed
• General availability to residents


• $1,000/monthly stipend ($9,000 for 9 month contract )
• 15 credit hours per academic year at Fontbonne University or $9,440/academic year will be applied to a St. Louis Area graduate program.
• Furnished apartment with utilities included: electric, water, cable, and internet
• $800/year Griffin Bucks meal plan

Anticipated Start Date: July 25, 2015 or August 1, 2015.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Lisa M. Clanton
Director of Residential Life
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63105

*Position open until filled.

On Campus Job for: Financial Aid

Job Title: Director of Financial Aid

Date Posted: March 9, 2015

Director of Financial Aid

Fontbonne University has a full-time, immediate opening for Director of Financial Aid. The purpose of the position is to coordinate and direct all functions associated with the Office of Student Financial Aid, Scholarships and Student Employment. The position reports to the Vice President of Enrollment Management, and manages a staff of six financial aid employees.

Primary job responsibilities include:

  • Ensure excellent customer service to and access for an undergraduate population of 1200 and graduate population of 600, managing aid from all sources in excess of $28,000,000.
  • Administer all federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures relating to student financial aid, student employment & scholarships, creating budget projections, coordinating the day-to-day management of the financial aid office, supervising office staff of 5, preparing all federal, state, and institutional reports pertaining to aid/scholarships, and serving as liaison to state and federal funding agencies.
  • Manage the first-year financial aid process to meet a target expenditure and discount rate. Analyze statistical data from both internal and external sources to help develop sound leveraging policies and procedures.
  • Represent the financial aid office on various campus committees and in professional associations, including participation with Jenzabar,CAMS, NASFAA and advisory committees (on- and off-campus).
  • Partner with University Communications and Admissions in promoting and marketing Fontbonne’s affordability.
  • Maintain responsibility for all statistical reporting including, but not limited to: FISAP, NCAA III, IPEDS, Peterson’s, US News and World Report, CDS, state agencies and associations. Responsible for A-133 and state single audits.
  • Coordinate provision of services to constituents and maintain a complete understanding of all Fontbonne University, Federal and State financial aid rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Development and implementation of short and long range goals and objectives for the financial aid office.
  • Assist in counseling students, parents, etc. regarding financial aid eligibility and debt management matters, as well as analysis and awarding of financial aid funds.
  • Present financial aid workshops for prospective students & parents and make visits to area schools and career fairs to promote financial aid availability to students.

Bachelors' Degree required (Masters’ Degree preferred) with 3 to 7 years’ experience working in the Financial Aid Office at a higher education institution. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and three references to:

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

Or via email to: resumes@Fontbonne.edu.


 On Campus Job For: Physical Plant

Job Title: Maintenance Mechanic/HVACR Technician/ Plumber

Date Posted: February 3, 2015

Maintenance Mechanic/HVACR Technician/Plumber

Fontbonne has an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic/HVACR Technician/Plumber to perform all aspects of HVACR work to include maintenance, troubleshooting, electrical knowledge/experience associated with this field, retrofitting, proper refrigerant handling techniques, refrigerant recovery and recycling following EPA guidelines. A valid Universal refrigeration license is required for this position. Successful candidate must be familiar with low pressure steam and hot water boilers. Routine decisions include determining troubleshooting methods for repairs, parts and materials needed, best course of action, and maintaining service of all HVACR equipment.Maintenance of plumbing systems on campus and general maintenance, as needed, are also required. Other duties may include assisting in other areas of building maintenance, event set up and snow removal. Snow plowing experience a plus. 

High school diploma, five years of experience and HVACR training/certification required; degree and/or trade school a plus. A clean driving record and class E driver’s license required. Successful candidate must be willing and able to work occasional and or emergency overtime periodically.

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to:
Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105 or
Via email at resumes@fontbonne.edu