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Fontbonne currently has openings in Academic Affairs (President's Cabinet), Business (Marketing, Economics/Finance and Sports Management), Education/Special Education, Behavioral Sciences, English/Communications and Math/Computer Science for faculty, and in Institutional Advancement.   

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

Clinical Partnerships Coordinator

Administrative Assistant I

Residence Hall Director 

Director of Financial Aid

Transfer Admission Counselor

Maintenance Mechanic/HVACR Tech/Plumber

FT Faculty (tenure track) Marketing Professor

Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics

Assistant Professor of Business – Finance

FT Faculty (tenure track), Education/Special Education

FT Faculty (tenure track),  Psychology/Behavioral Health

FT Faculty (tenure track), English/Communications

Education Department

Education Department

Residence Hall

Financial Aid

Admissions

Physical Plant

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

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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.


EOE


 

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.

EOE


 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

Remuneration:

• $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
lclanton@fontbonne.edu


*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.
EOE


On Campus Job for: Admissions Department

Job Titile: Transfer Admission Counselor

Date Posted: February 24, 2015

Transfer Admission Counselor

Fontbonne University seeks an experienced professional to fill the open position Transfer Admission Counselor. This position requires a high level of attention to detail and analytical skills in determining course transferability from all colleges attended including previous colleges the student may not have mentioned attending during the initial inquiry stage. Working closely with the financial aid office will be important when further investigation is needed into a student’s academic history. As an NCAA Division III school, athletic recruitment is critical to overall enrollment. The transfer admission counselor will work closely with athletic coaches who often have late applicants. It is the responsibility of the admission counselor to make sure all official documents are evaluated for an admission decision regardless of other pressures in order to make a quick admission decision. This position requires someone who is flexible with their schedule, is a quick learner and accommodating of our campus visitors.


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Reviewing and evaluating admission files.
• Making admission or denial decisions.
• Providing preliminary evaluations for course credit transferability.
• Extensive personal contact with prospective students by letter, email and phone.
• Explaining and discussing financial aid processes with prospective students.
• Reviewing financial aid packages with newly admitted students.
• Developing and executing a successful transfer recruitment strategy.
• Serving as a liaison to the community colleges in Missouri and Illinois as well as academic departments on campus.
• Evaluating and revising transfer communications.


Qualifications:
• Previous admissions experience highly preferred; experience in marketing or sales will be considered.
• Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
• Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal/networking skills.
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office with expertise in Word and Excel.
• Ability to work well with people from diverse backgrounds including students, community college advisors, faculty and staff.
• High energy with a strong commitment to Fontbonne University’s mission and a liberal arts education.
• Ability to think creatively and work independently as well as in a team.
• Flexibility to work under pressure; maintain professional hours during the day and when appropriate, evenings and weekends to maximize personal communication with students and parents.

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.

EOE

 


 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
EOE

 


On Campus Job For: Academic Affairs

Job Title: Marketing Professor, FT (tenure track)

Date Posted: December 22, 2014


Assistant Professor of Business – Marketing

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 marketing. This is a tenure-track, full time faculty position with an excellent benefit package. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2015.

About Fontbonne University:

Fontbonne University is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher education offering liberal arts and professional programs. More than 1800 students annually benefit from the university's high-quality academic programs offered in a values-based, student-centered environment. Founded in 1923 and still sponsored today by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the university embraces diversity and inclusion, and encourages open communication and personal concern. Click here to learn about Fontbonne University: http://www.fontbonne.edu

The University also boasts the ACBSP accredited Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies (ECGBPS), which offers more than a dozen undergraduate and graduate degree programs in traditional day, evening, and online formats. Fontbonne's evening and online programs are specifically designed in a convenient, accelerated model for non-traditional students. All students are provided with enormous opportunities for growth, learning, and success - all with a broad worldview.

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 Business will teach courses in marketing, integrated marketing communications, marketing research, and promotions.
• 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 in curriculum, internships, and career development
• Maintain office hours
• Participate in University committees
• 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

Qualifications:

• Terminal degree in marketing or related field; ABD applicants will be considered
• Classroom and online teaching experience
• Demonstrated proficiency in e-marketing, social media, and advertising
• Industry/professional organization experience preferred
• Experience in curriculum and program development preferred
• Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

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

Or via email to: resumes@fontbonne.edu. No phone calls, please. Fontbonne University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 On Campus Job for:  Academic Affairs

Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Business- Finance - FT (tenure track)

Date Posted:  January 26, 2015

Assistant Professor of Business – Finance

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 finance. This is a tenure-track, full time faculty position with an excellent benefit package. The anticipated start date for this position is August 2015.

About Fontbonne University:

Fontbonne University is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher education offering liberal arts and professional programs. More than 1800 students annually benefit from the university's high-quality academic programs offered in a values-based, student-centered environment. Founded in 1923 and still sponsored today by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the university embraces diversity and inclusion, and encourages open communication and personal concern. Click here to learn about Fontbonne University: http://www.fontbonne.edu

The University also boasts the ACBSP accredited Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies (ECGBPS), which offers more than a dozen undergraduate and graduate degree programs in traditional day, evening, and online formats. Fontbonne's evening and online programs are specifically designed in a convenient, accelerated model for non-traditional students. All students are provided with enormous opportunities for growth, learning, and success - all with a broad worldview.

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 Business - Finance will teach courses within the College’s finance curriculum.
• 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
• Perform other responsibilities set forth in the faculty manual


Qualifications:

• Terminal degree in 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

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


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


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

EOE


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
resumes@fontbonne.edu

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

resumes@fontbonne.edu

EOE