The Catholic University of America

CURRENT POSITION LISTINGS
The Catholic University of America has a variety of staff positions available below. This list is updated on a regular basis. To apply, follow the directions indicated at the bottom of each posting. If available, use the six digit position number listed below each position as part of your correspondence.

Before applying please note the following: 

  • Follow the instructions on how to apply for a particular position as outlined in the listing below.
  • A completed and signed Application for Employment is required if you are interviewed or specifically asked for a completed application in the job posting.
  • Applicants must specify which position they are applying for and where applicable, indicate the corresponding six digit position number.
  • Applications can only be accepted for positions that are currently posted.
  • Applications cannot be accepted for positions that may be open in the future.
  • Only those applications meeting the minimum qualifications for the position are considered.

Additional points to consider:

  • No CUA employee may hold a position in the academic department/school/office in which the employee is enrolled in a degree program.
  • Regular full-time and part-time employ­ees may not be full-time CUA students.
  • Newly hired employees must be prepared to present acceptable documenta­tion showing his/her identity and/or work authorization as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
     

Applicants under 18:

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Position Quick List

Security Analyst (101446), Technology Services

Cleaner (101447), Custodial Services

Outreach Coordinator, Financial Aid (101405), Enrollment Management- Office of Student Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Advisor (101440), Office of Undergraduate Studies

Staff Psychologist (101444), Counseling Center

Apprentice Electrician (101438), Building Maintenance and Grounds

Controller and Assistant Treasurer (101442), Finance

Assistant Director, Financial Aid (101393), Enrollment Management- Office of Student Financial Assistance

Contract Specialist II (101439) Procurement Services

Research Analyst I (101441), Planning, Institutional Research and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment

Acquisitions Editor (101436), CUA Press

Senior PeopleSoft Administrator (101258), Technology Services

Staff Psychologist (101411), Counseling Center

Systems Administrator III (101408), Technology Services

Temporary Learning Specialist, Disability Support Services

Sergeant (101300), Public Safety

Network Engineer III
(101301), Technology Services

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Security Analyst (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 11.21.14
Technology Services
101446


Position Summary: Technology Services serves the University by providing access to high quality, state-of-the-art, computing, communications and information resources through the Internet, local and wide area networks, databases and libraries, and by supporting the management information needs of the University. The University collects, stores, processes and shares a wide range of data ranging from student academic data to employee compensation to financial records to philanthropic data. These data are collected via a range of different inputs and shared/integrated between applications both internally to the University and externally. The University has a need to keep its data consistent, accurate and available, as well as obligations as to the use, protection and preservation of these data per various regulatory and internal standards.

Reporting to the Information Security Program Manager, the IT Security Analyst is responsible for supporting institutional systems and environments to provide a high degree of confidentiality, availability, and integrity.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
supporting the implementation of Technology Services procedures related to account authorization and permission association across all University IT systems to include: creating and maintenance of procedural documentation in support of University policy, reviewing account permissions against approved requests, and serving as the primary backup to establish, modify and remove access to individual accounts in all University Systems; producing and maintaining documentation detailing existing information flows, system dependencies and backup/recovery functions to include: documenting data flow requirements for proposed new and changed IT systems, and documenting and confirming on a periodic basis backup procedures for identified critical systems; producing summary digests of automated system audits on a periodic basis to include: producing management reports detailing significant individual permission changes and code modifications in production systems, and producing supporting documentation for use by internal and external audit functions; collaborating with other departments to coordinate information security compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution; and assisting in the training and development of team members and the larger University community.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (degree in Information technology, computer science or related discipline preferred). A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a technical field including at least one (1) year of experience manipulating, analyzing and reporting on complex data using raw data sources as well as reporting tools. Demonstrated understanding of QA/QM, data stewardship concepts and processes.

Must have: thorough understanding and familiarity with relational data systems and concepts, including expertise with SQL and advanced spreadsheet manipulation; awareness of risk identification and assessment, regulatory compliance; knowledge of, and skill in applying, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint or other data manipulation and visual presentation tools.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with: PeopleSoft/Oracle; data modeling and documentation; and in the policy and regulatory environment of information security especially in higher education.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101446. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Cleaner (full-time, 40 hours/week). Applications close 11.13.14
Facilities Maintenance & Operations – Custodial Services
101447

Position Summary: Facilities Maintenance and Operations (FMO) handles repairs, custodial, grounds and fleet services through preventative, scheduled and emergency work; minor improvement and renovation projects to CUA owned, leased and assigned properties, vehicles and equipment. FMO manages all routine, emergency and preventive maintenance and operations of CUA facilities. Work included but is not limited to: high and low voltage electricity, generation of high and low pressure steam/chilled water/ice, all utility distribution, plumbing, emergency and routine repair work, custodial services, special events, office moves, ground, solid waste disposal and recycling, fleet services, pest management, communication of facility information and business services. Reporting to the Supervisor for Custodial Services, the Cleaner is an essential member of Facilities Maintenance service team. The team is responsible for providing the custodial services necessary to preserve and enhance the University's plant assets and to sustain a safe and clean environment conducive to individual and community development. The cleaner is expected to perform a variety of general and specific custodial services.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Daily cleaning and associated operations, trash and non-hazardous waste removal, litter control, recycling removal, special event services, conference services, snow/ice removal, and weather damage services; cleaning, stocking supplies and waste removal in various locations across campus; washing, disinfecting, sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, scrubbing, mopping, waxing, buffing, restoring flooring surfaces, wall partitions, fixtures, furnishings, entrances, stairs, elevators, ramps, landings, loading docks, restrooms, corridors, offices, window coverings, vents, overhead areas, ceilings, seating, lighting; removing waste; litter control; supplying special event set-ups and room condition preparations; providing conference service support, including restroom servicing for residential guests of the University; perform snow/ice removal, weather and unplanned damage related services as directed; and providing recommendations for service improvements. Applicants must be willing to work other than normal working hours and perform other duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications: At least two (2) years of cleaning experience in a small to mid-sized commercial environment such as a hotel, a restaurant or apartment complex, etc. Must be able to read and comprehend basic instructions and correspondence in English. Strong service orientation towards individuals and groups, especially students. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to work on a set schedule. Must be able to use hand tools and operate commercial cleaning equipment. Must be able to tolerate dust and work with detergents and a variety of cleaning materials.

This position is for the night shift only. Applicants must be able to work from 11:00pm to 7:30am.

Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. Floor work experience such as waxing, cleaning, washing and stripping is strongly preferred.

Please note, this position requires prolonged standing, walking, crawling, bending, stooping, manual dexterity, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders in open and more limited spaces. This position is classified as an essential employee and as such is part of the University emergency plan and may be required to report to work when the University is closed. Must be willing to work other than normal working hours and perform other job related duties as requested. This position is part of an organized bargaining unit and will require union membership.

For immediate consideration, please forward an Application for Employment and resume (optional) to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu
. Please quote position number 101447 in your correspondence. Only applicants who complete all sections of the application will be considered. Remember to include all relevant work experience.

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Outreach Coordinator, Financial Aid (full-time, 35 hours/week). Opened Until filled
Enrollment Management- Office of Student Financial Assistance
101405

Position Summary: The Office of Student Financial Assistance is responsible for the administration (awarding, processing and disbursement) of Federal Title IV funds and for the processing and disbursement of all CUA Funds (Operating, Endowed and Restricted Gifts), all totaling over $100,000,000.00 annually in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies and regulations.

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is also responsible for counseling students and parents on their options for making a CUA education affordable and for aiding in the university’s recruitment and retention efforts.

Reporting to the Director of Student Financial Assistance, the Outreach Coordinator will coordinate all office communications efforts with students/families; inclusive of phone, e-mail, and in-office traffic. Develops and coordinates all office outreach/education records activities. Counsels students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are disbursed. Works with the Office of Student Financial Assistance team to meet objectives and to achieve long-range goals within the (OSFA) budget. Prepares reports and assists with data entry as necessary. Responsible for the creation, evaluation, and maintenance of an effective financial aid communication plan to ensure that the information provided to students is accurate, of high quality, and is in compliance with Federal, State and university policies and regulations.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Advises and counsels undergraduate and graduate students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, student eligibility, the application procedures, the aid delivery process, costs and the requirements necessary to receive financial aid. Manages the office reception area and ensures high quality customer service is provided to visitors. Answers financial aid questions, inquiries or requests from students, parents, or guardians in person or in writing. Provides excellent customer service via phone, e-mail, and in-person. Responsible for sending high quality, accurate and timely mass communications related to the administration of financial aid to students/families. Leads the review and development of a financial aid communication plan: inclusive of all office communications to students via paper or electronic means- as well as telephone service coordination. Reviews existing communications related to policies and procedures to assure compliance with relevant regulations and, when appropriate proactively proposes recommendations for policy changes and procedural improvements. Assists with the development of the office webpage, student self-service page and other web-based and/or social media outreach efforts. Works collaboratively with the Law School Financial Aid Office to develop and maintain a unified communication plan related to financial aid information. Assists in troubleshooting problems with reports of failed notifications and develops plans to resolve issues. Intercedes for students with other areas of the University as it relates to student financial assistance (Academic Departments, Admissions, Enrollment Services, Faculty, Career Services, Student Services, Housing). Interfaces with students, parents, lenders, guarantee agencies and other CUA offices to research and resolve issues. Assists with other financial aid activities such as reporting, monitoring student statues, and data entry. Develops and performs audience focused financial aid, including financial literacy and, debt management presentations. Assists with the training of student workers. Compiles financial aid statistics and reports for office management related to student communication (weekly tall of phone calls, e-mails, walk-in customers, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required. At least one (1) year experience with university financial aid or two (2) years experience working in college admissions. Demonstrated experience with communicating financial aid information preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Word applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Working knowledge of Title IV regulations, federal financial aid needs analysis preferred. Experience using PeopleSoft (or similar student information system) is required.

Excellent verbal, written, organizational and project management skills. Public speaking skills are required. Ability to identify and manage multiple priorities required. A strong commitment to customer service and ability to work effectively in a customer service role. Experience interfacing with clients and customers at varying levels and handling sensitive issues. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101393 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Undergraduate Advisor (full-time 35 hours/week). Applications close 11.10.14
Office of Undergraduate Studies
101440

Position Summary: Undergraduate Advising coordinates academic advising across academic unites. The Undergraduate Advising Center provides university level academic advising for all undergraduates and especially first- and second-year students. Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Advising, the Undergraduate Advisor advises undergraduate students, monitors academic performance, and provides transitional support to the first-year students and new transfer students.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Advise undergraduate students about course selection, especially courses and co-curricular opportunities outside of their major. Guide undergraduate students toward a thoughtful choice of a major. Coordinate academic interventions.Monitor student academic engagement and success. Consult and build strategic relationships with academic support services, Office of the Dean of Students, and the department and Schools. Assist in the creation of advising resources (web pages, workshops, print materials, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree is required. At least one (1) year advising, teaching or other relevant experience. Must be willing to learn PeopleSoft applications within three months of hire. Must be focused on student academic advising success.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong liberal arts education background. CUA alumni are encouraged to apply.

Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to interact tactfully and skillfully with all levels of CUA employees. Must have the ability to handle difficult or sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy. Must be able to exercise knowledge and judgment. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Your cover letter should clearly outline how you meet and/or exceed the minimum qualifications for the position. Remember to include your minimum salary requirements. Please quote position number 101440 in your correspondence.

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Staff Psychologist (part-time, 25 hours per week- 9 month). Applications close 12.31.14
Counseling Center
101444

Position Summary: The CUA Counseling Center assists students with defining and accomplishing personal and academic goals by serving as a multidisciplinary, campus-based mental health organization dedicated to addressing the diverse needs of CUA students. The center provides a broad range of direct clinical/counseling, educational learning assistance, consultative, outreach, training, assessment, and emergency response programs and services. Reporting to the Director, the Staff Psychologist provides professional mental health services (i.e., counseling and psychotherapy) to the CUA student community and also provides supervision and training for D.C. area graduate students in mental health fields. The Staff Psychologist also participates in the Counseling Center's learning assistance, consultative, outreach, educational, assessment/referral and emergency response programs and services.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Providing counseling and psychotherapy; conducting assessments and referrals; supervising and training graduate student therapists; participating in outreach, consultation, and education programming; providing learning assistance services; providing emergency consultation by phone and in-person regarding on-campus mental health emergencies; and, other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree required. Five (5) to six (6) years of experience to earn doctoral degree, including at least three (3) years' worth of clinical placements plus a full-time, one-year pre-doctoral internship. Requires a doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or related discipline from an APA-accredited program. Licensure or demonstrated ability (within 1 year) for licensure in the District of Columbia.

Strong clinical and supervisory skills. Strong knowledge of fundamental counseling and learning assistance roles, responsibilities, practices, essential programs and services. Strong knowledge of the clinical, legal and ethical aspects of treating college students. Awareness of college student development, health and welfare issues. Ability to plan, organize, and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to be productive, deliver high quality work, take initiative, use good judgment and solve problems. For immediate consideration, please forward resume, cover letter, salary requirements and names and contact information of two professional references to: recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101444 in your correspondence. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Apprentice Electrician (full-time, 40 hours per week). Applications close 11.12.14
Building Maintenance and Grounds
101438

Position Summary: The Facilities Maintenance and Operations Department is made up of two units: Plant Building Maintenance and Grounds. Facilities Maintenance accomplishes its mission by managing all routine, emergency and preventative maintenance of CUA facilities. Work includes but is not limited to: high and low voltage electricity, plumbing, emergency and routine repair work, grounds, fleet services for Facility Operations through the Work Request Center, minor improvement and renovation projects to CUA owned, leased and assigned properties.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Building Maintenance, the Apprentice Electrician performs a variety of duties independently, including servicing emergency lighting systems and minor electrical problems. This position also assists journeymen electricians with the operations, maintenance, installation and alterations of the campus electrical equipment and its distribution systems.

Essential Responsibilities Include: assisting journeyman electricians in the installations, maintenance, trouble shooting, inspecting, testing and repairing of electrical equipment and systems for the operational needs of the University; servicing security lighting, emergency systems, internal lighting systems, and other minor electrical problems independently; making recommendations to immediate supervisor for materials, tools and equipment to carry out assigned tasks; and participating in electrical training programs as requested.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as an apprentice electrician. Must have completed and passed a vocational class in basic electricity. Must have a valid D.C. Electrician Apprentice card (current or ability to obtain within 6 months). Must have the ability to read and understand wiring diagrams and symbols. Must be able to work independently and with minimum supervision when requested. Must furnish own hand tools.

Please note, this position is classified as an essential employee and as such is part of the University emergency plan and may be required to report to work when the University is closed. This position requires the ability to: stand; stoop; heavy lifting (frequent lifting of 75 lbs or more); and work from step or extension ladder and scaffolding.

This position is part of an organized bargaining unit and will require union membership upon hire. This position requires driving on behalf of University business. Possession of a current and valid U.S. driver's license is required along with an initial MVR clearance check. An annual MVR clearance check is conducted thereafter. For immediate consideration, please forward (1) a CUA application, (2) resume, and (3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101438 in your correspondence.

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Controller and Assistant Treasurer (full-time, 35 hours/week) Applications close 11.7.14
Finance
101442

Position Summary: The department is a multi-functional unit which provides central leadership and/or management for financial accounting and reporting and financial transaction processing including identification of functional systems requirements. The unit’s activities fall into three classifications: compliance/control, policy, and service. In the performance of the duties of the department, the Controller and Assistant Treasurer directs the General Accounting Office, Treasury Services, and the Office of Sponsored Accounting.

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer, the Controller and Assistant Treasurer is specifically responsible for the accounting, reporting, and system development activities or systems requirements definitions related to the following functions: general ledger, accounts payable, treasury, travel and reimbursement, internal and external reporting, and compliance with tax and grant and contract regulations.

Responsibilities Include: Develop and administer a system of internal controls along with financial accounting policies and procedures to provide accurate and complete financial data for the University. Develop and provide management analysis and financial reports to the senior administrative management of the University, and fulfill external requirements such as granting agencies, lending authorities, or FASB. Develop an operational framework and implement the orderly, timely, and accurate annual closing and reopening of the University’s books, coordinate audits of the financial statements and prepare annual reports. Oversee treasury management. Conduct a rigorous analysis of the overall cost structure of the University the operating units within, identify strategic issues for consideration, and develop presentations of data and issues for various groups in the Administration. Support these groups in their own efforts to develop relevant frameworks and to conduct meaningful analysis of financial information. Coordinate and support all auditing activity. Prepare all external financial statements and coordinate the preparation of supporting schedules for the year-end audit. Provide information access and analysis for sponsored projects and manage the preparation of reports required by federal agencies. Direct the cash collection from federal agencies, maintaining compliance with federal standards of cash management. Prepare tax reports including IRS 990 and IRS 1099.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree is required. CPA license required. At least ten (10) years of experience as a senior professional accountant, to include 5 (five) years at the managerial level. Public Accounting or experience with non-profit or higher education experience is preferred. Outstanding managerial skills and a management philosophy that emphasizes employee decision-making, effective relationships and partnerships, teamwork, and high levels of performance.

For immediate consideration please forward 1) cover letter, 2) resume 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101442 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements in your application to be considered.

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Assistant Director, Financial Aid (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 11.20.14
Enrollment Management- Office of Student Financial Assistance
101393

Position Summary: The Office of Student Financial Assistance is responsible for the administration (awarding, processing and disbursement) of Federal Title IV funds and for the processing and disbursement of all CUA Funds (Operating, Endowed and Restricted Gifts), all totaling over $100,000,000.00 annually in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies and regulations.

The Office of Student Financial Assistance is also responsible for counseling students and parents on their options for making a CUA education affordable and for aiding in the university’s recruitment and retention efforts.

Reporting to the Director of Student Financial Assistance, the Assistant Director is responsible for providing oversight of the administration of all Scholarship and Grant financial programs. Responsible for review of CSS PROFILE data. S/he manages the Financial Aid Counselors responsible for these scholarship and grant programs. S/he also ensure that the information provided to students is in compliance with federal, state and university policies and regulations.

Counsels students/families on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are disbursed. Works with the Office of Student Financial Assistance team to meet objectives and to achieve long-range goals within the FA budget.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Responsible for the overall program administration of institutional and or federal scholarship and grant aid programs or processes. Review existing policies and procedures for area(s) of responsibility, with responsible Financial Aid Counselor(s), to assure compliance with relevant regulations. When appropriate, proposes recommendations for policy changes and procedural improvements. Advise and counsel undergraduate and graduate students/families in person, or in writing on the availability and types of financial aid, eligibility, application procedures, the aid delivery process, cost and the requirements necessary to insure that financial aid funds are transferred to student accounts. Responsible for review of CSS PROFILE data and recommending appropriate action. Review student applications and financial documentation and perform verification procedures. Evaluates unusual/mitigating circumstances documentation or appeal information provided by the student and or parent; exercises professional judgment by making adjustment or revisions to cost, contributions, need or dependency status, SAP status, as exceptions to the prescribed process/policy. Intercede for students with other areas of the University (Academic Departments, Admissions, Enrollment Services, Faculty, Career Services, Student Services, Housing). Interface with students, parents, lenders, guarantee agencies and other CUA offices to research and resolve issues. Assists with other financial aid activities such as outreach, reporting and monitoring. Prepares and performs audience customized financial aid presentations. Perform duties of Counselor on Call on designated days. Collects and/or analyzes financial data on students to determine aid eligibility and make awards according to federal, state, donor and/or institutional guidelines. Analyze various system generated reports such as Enrollment Credit Audit, Authorization and Disbursement report, Over-award audit, to verify continued compliance and eligibility of students receiving aid under federal, state and institutional guidelines; notifies students of changes in eligibility of awards and alternatives to amend situation. Write and deliver performance reviews. Provide coaching and mentoring to staff in order to deliver quality service and solutions to business customers. Monitor and motivate team members work performance through coaching, one on ones, and development planning.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor degree is required. At least four (4) years’ of related experience in financial aid operations and administration. At least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Experience using PeopleSoft (or similar student information system) is required. Working knowledge of COD, EdConnect, NSLDS preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of Title IV regulations, federal financial aid needs analysis.

Ability to maintain extreme confidentiality. Ability to individualize information to the particular needs and situation of the student/parent. Excellent organizational and managerial skills. Public speaking skills are required with the ability to translate technical financial aid concepts into non-technical terms. Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities concurrently. Ability to effectively manage and advise support staff. Detail oriented. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101393 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Contract Specialist II (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open until filled.
Strategic Sourcing & Procurement/Procurement Services
101439

Position Summary: Procurement Services provides support to the academic and research missions of the Catholic University of America in ensuring the maximum value received from institutional funds through all facets of the procurement process. The primary mission is to provide expertise, guidance and assistance in identifying, selecting, acquiring and delivering quality goods and services in a cost-effective, efficient, equitable manner. The department builds and maintains rapport across a wide variety of constituents across campus, with vendors and suppliers, and general purchasing organizations.

Reporting to the Director, the Contract Specialist II is responsible for developing proposals, evaluating supplier quotations, negotiating contract terms and conditions, managing contracts, assessing suppliers and supplier management and collaborating with the various department to ensure effective project management.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Assisting the Director with coordinating all facets of the University's procurement process; participating in the development of specifications for services, machinery and equipment, products, or supplies in preparing bid proposals and contracts; analyzing and documenting price proposals, financial reports, and other data; reviewing, evaluating, and making recommendations to accept/approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids to suppliers through competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quote (RFQ) process; evaluating, monitoring, and documenting contract performance; developing and maintaining a comprehensive, centralized, and accurate contract database; preparing and distributing compelling reports and statistical data to facilitate planning, budgeting, analysis, and contract performance; assisting in gathering, assessing and analyzing practices and procedures; assisting in the accomplishment of goals and objectives of the department.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the procurement or contract administration field. Must be proficient in contract development, standards and language. Must be proficient in contract negotiations. Must be able to develop purchasing specifications and evaluate the relative merits of bid responses, offerings and pricing. Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must have ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems experience. Electronic tools and report building experience. Intermediate to advanced level experience of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with major construction projects and project management strongly preferred, preferably in a college or university environment. Familiarity with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations is helpful. Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) is preferred.

Please note, this position requires driving on behalf of University business. Possession of a current and valid U.S. driver's license is required along with an initial MVR clearance check. An annual MVR clearance check is conducted thereafter. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) cover letter, 2) resume and 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. You must include your salary requirements in your application to be considered. Please quote position number 101439 in your correspondence.

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Research Analyst I (full-time, 35 hours/week) Applications close 11.13.14
Planning, Institutional Research and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment
101441

Position Summary: The Office of Planning, Institutional Research, and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment facilitates the University’s planning, budgetary and strategic initiatives by coordinating institutional research, institutional assessment and student learning assessment activities. The office serves as a comprehensive source of information about The Catholic University of America. Information and research originating within the office services to: facilitate University planning, inform policy recommendations and decision-making; support the University’s strategic plan and accreditation; and inform the planning and improvement of curricular and co-curricular experiences.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Planning Institutional Research and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment, the Research Analyst I plans, develops, and conducts surveys. The Research Analyst I analyzes, interprets, and summarizes the meaning of survey data, determines survey objectives, and suggests or test question wording.

Responsibilities Include: creating, maintaining, and analyzing data needed for University management, individual program accreditation, grant initiatives, and the assessment of student learning outcomes; assisting in the development, administration, creation, and analysis of surveys and other assessment instruments to assess student learning outcomes and University processes and procedures; providing support and consultation to University Deans and Department Chairs in the assessment of student learning outcomes; providing support for all aspects of the University’s plan for the assessment of student learning outcomes; administering the University’s course evaluation system and overseeing the analysis of results; developing and maintaining web-based documents that organize and present institutional data for internal and external constituencies; conducting complex and objective research studies using appropriate statistical techniques; responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating all other essential functions of the office; and assisting with specific administrative tasks as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree is required. A minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience with research or assessment in higher education or a comparable environment. Experience must include: reporting data and creating tables and graphs for multiple constituencies; strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills; and the ability to work independently and under time pressure. Experience with statistics (descriptive), research methods, statistical software (SAS), databases, and survey design. Must have the ability to manipulate and extract datasets from student systems. Familiarity with national educational datasets.

For immediate consideration please forward 1) cover letter, 2) resume 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101441 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements in your application to be considered.

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Acquisitions Editor (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 11.30.14
CUA Press
101436

Position Summary: The CUA Press is the publishing division of The Catholic University of America, publishing books and journals in the fields of theology, philosophy, and history.

Reporting to the Director of the CUA Press, the Acquisitions Editor is responsible for acquiring new book manuscripts for publication and sale in theology and philosophy and searching out potential authors and manuscripts in fields designated by the Press. Following the manuscript and work with the staff of the Press throughout the editorial and production process.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Review and evaluate all proposals, both solicited and unsolicited. Obtain outside evaluations by scholars who know the topic. Correspond with the author throughout the evaluation process. Prepare a dossier on each book to be recommended for publication for presentation to the Faculty Editorial Committee. Work out contracts, to be executed by the director of the press, for those books that are approved by the Editorial Committee. Work with authors as needed to prepare final versions of the manuscript and transmit the final version to the managing editor.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's Degree is required in Philosophy or Theology. At least one (1) year of editorial work in a similar environment. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel and Access).

Ability to work in an organized manner and a strong ability to communicate and to work well with others. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume and 2) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101436 in your correspondence. You must include salary requirements as part of your application.

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Senior PeopleSoft Administrator (Lead DBA - 35 hours/week). Open until filled.
Technology Services
101258

Position Summary: Technology Services serves the university by providing access to high quality, state-of-the-art, computing, communications and information resources through the Internet, local and wide area networks, databases and libraries, and by supporting the management information needs of the university.

The department utilizes PeopleSoft to satisfy its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) function requirements and maintains a team dedicated to supporting, maintaining and customizing the PeopleSoft platform to best serve the university administrative needs. The department maintains and manages various specialized ancillary applications to support the specific functional and business process needs of our campus departments and the university.

As a Senior PeopleSoft Administrator (Sr. DBA), this position's primary purpose is to design, administrate and maintain all aspects of a database environment (Oracle and MS SQL Server) - architecture design, installation and creation of databases, configuration of the hardware and software in relation to databases, assign database security, tuning, backup and recovery, and maintaining overall database integrity. This position will administer, maintain and manage the PeopleSoft ERP running on Oracle RDBMS environment with specific emphasis on the PeopleSoft server architecture - support and coordinate the implementation of major and routine technical projects such as system upgrades of Oracle, People Tools, and PS applications (including but not limited to Campus Solutions, HCM, Financials, Tax Updates and bundles, Financial Aid regulatory releases and more), troubleshoot system problems and assist in designing solutions to address requested enhancements.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Configuring and maintaining the PeopleSoft ERP environment, manager all database administration activities (Oracle and MS SQL Server); managing appropriate security, availability and performance levels for all environments; and participating in new functionality development to ensure secure, elegant and low maintenance data design is adopted.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of seven (7) years' experience in a database technical support or development function and at least two (2) years' experience as a PeopleSoft administrator. Experience must include working within a formal SDLC environment; and database performance and monitoring tools and performance tuning.

Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or related discipline. Experience managing or leading a technical team of application and/or database administrators. Experience within PeopleSoft Modules as well as PeopleSoft Integration with third party systems, some project management experience. Higher education experience a plus.

Benefits: CUA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance through United HealthCare (UHC). CUA offers employees retirement savings plans through TIAA-CREF. The University offers a generous paid Holiday schedule. CUA offers tuition assistance to regular full-time and regular part-time employees. Spouses and dependents of employees are also eligible for tuition assistance after the employee has completed one year of service.

For immediate consideration, please forward resume and salary requirements to recruiterb@cua.edu.
Please reference position number 101258 in your correspondence.
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Staff Psychologist (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open until filled.
Counseling Center
101411

Position Summary: The CUA Counseling Center assists students with defining and accomplishing personal and academic goals by serving as a multidisciplinary, campus-based mental health organization dedicated to addressing the diverse needs of CUA students. The center provides a broad range of direct clinical/counseling, educational learning assistance, consultative, outreach, training, assessment, and emergency response programs and services. Reporting to the Director, the Staff Psychologist provides professional mental health services (i.e., counseling and psychotherapy) to the CUA student community and also provides supervision and training for D.C. area graduate students in mental health fields. The Staff Psychologist also participates in the Counseling Center's learning assistance, consultative, outreach, educational, assessment/referral and emergency response programs and services.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Providing counseling and psychotherapy; conducting assessments and referrals; supervising and training graduate student therapists; participating in outreach, consultation, and education programming; providing learning assistance services; providing emergency consultation by phone and in-person regarding on-campus mental health emergencies; and, other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctoral degree required. Five (5) to six (6) years of experience to earn doctoral degree, including at least three (3) years' worth of clinical placements plus a full-time, one-year pre-doctoral internship. Requires a doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology or related discipline from an APA-accredited program. Licensure or demonstrated ability (within 1 year) for licensure in the District of Columbia.

Strong clinical and supervisory skills. Strong knowledge of fundamental counseling and learning assistance roles, responsibilities, practices, essential programs and services. Strong knowledge of the clinical, legal and ethical aspects of treating college students. Awareness of college student development, health and welfare issues. Ability to plan, organize, and set priorities. Demonstrated ability to be productive, deliver high quality work, take initiative, use good judgment and solve problems.

For immediate consideration, please forward resume, cover letter, salary requirements and names and contact information of two professional references to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101411 in your correspondence. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Systems Administrator III (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open Until Filled
Technology Services
101408


Position Summary: The Operations team within Technology Services maintains the network, computing and communications infrastructure that supports the university. The team plans for, implements, develops, and deploys network, server, client computer and telephone equipment and software, and operates and maintains the technology infrastructure to maintain performance, availability and security of systems and services.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Operations, the System Administrator III designs, implements, operates and maintains computing infrastructure, including servers, storage systems, virtualization and cloud computing environments, directory services, enterprise messaging, system backups and automated software deployments to provide a secure, reliable and available computing infrastructure for the university.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Maintaining computing infrastructure in good working order with high availability and performance; designing and implementing additional computing infrastructure functionality to support university needs; ensuring application of information security principles and practices in the delivery computing systems and services; developing project plans and coordinating project activities; advising and directing work teams, performing the same and higher level tasks as the team.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an IT related field. However, demonstration of sufficient equivalent experience in systems engineering and project management is acceptable in lieu of formal education. Current Microsoft Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification is required.

Five (5) years' experience administering enterprise-class computing infrastructure in a Microsoft Active Directory environment. Experience must include success in implementing computing infrastructure in a large enterprise environment.

Must possess materially demonstrable experience designing, implementing and configuring:
• Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
• Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or later in an Active Directory environment
• VMware vSphere 5 or later
• Software programs, including Microsoft PowerShell
• Enterprise storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) systems, especially EMC VNX
• Enterprise messaging, especially Microsoft Exchange 2010 or later enterprise messaging
• Enterprise system backup software
• Enterprise monitoring/management tools

Must also possess: Excellent analytical skills, excellent learning skills, excellent planning and organizational skills, excellent written and spoken communication skills, customer service skills and advanced technology awareness. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume and 2) cover letter to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101408 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Temporary Learning Specialist (part-time, 20-25 hours/week)
Disability Support Services


The Office of Disability Support Services at the Catholic University of America is seeking a temporary, Learning Specialist to assist with learning assistance, time management, and study skills instruction for students with disabilities. Applicants should demonstrate experience providing workshops and individual instruction of learning strategies and academic skills for post-secondary students with ADHD, developmental disorders, and learning disabilities. 

The Learning Specialist will: 

  • Provide learning strategies and/or coaching services to individual students.
  • Assist students with learning disabilities, ADHD, TBI to understand cognitive strengths and weaknesses and how they impact their learning style.
  • Assist students in development of appropriate study strategies.
  • Coordinate and provide individualized/group skill acquisition and development sessions on study skills, time management, test anxiety, organization, etc.
  • Conduct learning style inventories.

Qualifications:  Master's degree in relevant field, understanding of Americans with Disabilities Act and experience in implementing ADA, demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the direct-instruction of learning strategies and excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Interested applicants should submit a current resume, cover letter and contact information for three reference to Emily Lucio lucio@cua.edu.

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Sergeant (full-time, 40 hours/week). Open Until Filled.
Open to external applicants and current CUA SPO’s. Only DC, MD, VA applicants will be considered.
Public Safety
101300

Position Summary: The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has the primary responsibility for the personal and property safety on the CUA campus, Theological College, Investment properties and leased facilities. DPS provides continuous, twenty-four-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week patrol, and emergency services for a comprehensive, research university and its associated program.

Reporting to the Lieutenant, the Sergeant provides protection of persons and property on the campus of The Catholic University of America by utilizing police skills and patrolling techniques to maintain a safe environment. The Sergeant enforces laws of the District of Columbia, as well as university rules, regulations, and policies.

Responsibilities Include: Providing faculty, staff and students highly efficient and professional protection and service; providing supervision in conjunction with the Lieutenant to all officers on duty; attending training classes in leadership, patrol techniques, crime prevention and awareness; promoting an attitude of friendliness helpfulness, tact, understanding, and caring in the performance of assigned duties; critiquing reports and compiling time worked for officers assigned to tour of duty; and ensuring accuracy on daily logs.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in law enforcement (security officers, campus police, police officers, military police) with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience. Must have successfully completed a law enforcement academy. Must have knowledge about police work or security work, and possess a working knowledge of the laws of the District of Columbia pertaining to the protection of life and property. Must have strong leadership abilities. Strong knowledge of public safety standards, operations and systems. Excellent knowledge of police, administrative and patrol procedures.

Current SPO’s: Must have completed three (3) years' satisfactory service, must be a Special Police Officer, have successfully completed the Campus Law Enforcement Academy (250 hours) or an equivalent law enforcement academy, have no disciplinary actions in file with recommendation for termination. Must have average job knowledge, and strong leadership abilities.

Must have the ability to: generate confidence with the campus community, prospective students, families, donors and the general public; translate knowledge and skills into actions; ability to write informative reports, review and classify departmental reports; and manage police records and reports.

This position requires driving on behalf of University business. Possession of a current and valid U.S. driver's license is required along with an initial MVR clearance check. An annual MVR clearance check is conducted thereafter.

Please note, this position requires shift work which may include evenings and/or weekends. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) Application for Employment, 2) resume and 3) salary requirements to recruiterd@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101300. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Network Engineer III (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open Until Filled.
Technology Services
101301


Position Summary: Technology and Communications Infrastructure (TechComm) team within Technology Services maintains the network, computing and communications infrastructure that supports the university. The team plans for, implements, develops, and deploys network, server, client computer and telephone equipment and software, and operates and maintains the technology infrastructure to maintain performance, availability and security of systems and services.

Reporting to the TechComm Director, the Network Engineer III designs, implements, operates and maintains equipment and services, including routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, network access control systems, wireless networking controllers and access points and telephony systems to provide a secure, reliable and available data network and communications infrastructure for the university.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Maintaining network and communications infrastructure in good working order with high availability and performance; designing and implementing additional network and communications functionality to support university needs; ensuring application of information security principles and practices in the delivery of network and communication systems and services; developing project plans and coordinating project activities; advising and directing work teams, performing the same and higher level tasks as the team.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in an IT related field. However, demonstration of sufficient equivalent experience in network engineering and project management is acceptable in lieu of formal education.

Current Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification.

Five (5) years' experience administering recent-version enterprise-class Cisco switches, routers, firewalls and wireless controllers. Experience must include success in implementing network and communications infrastructure in a large campus environment.

Must possess knowledge of, and materially demonstrable experience implementing and configuring:

  • Network cabling, including fiber optic
  • Cisco enterprise-class routers and switches, especially Catalyst 6500
  • Cisco Nexus data center switches
  • Enterprise-class firewalls
  • Enterprise-class wireless networking
  • Network diagramming tools, including Microsoft Visio
  • Enterprise network monitoring/management toolsMicrosoft Windows Server network services in an Active Directory environment, including DNS, DHCP
     

Must also possess: Excellent analytical skills, excellent learning skills, excellent planning and organizational skills, excellent written and spoken communication skills, customer service skills and advanced technology awareness. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101301. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.