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).
     

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Position Quick List

Senior Financial Analyst (101333), Budget Office

Associate Director of Annual Giving (101156), University Development

Temporary Part-time Accountant (20 hours/week), Theological College

Director, Enterprise Application Services (EAS) (101085), Technology Services

Director of Stewardship (101332), Institutional Advancement

Assistant Director for Residential Education (101327), Student Affairs

Director, Alumni Relations (101322), Columbus School of Law-Development and Alumni Relations

Associate Director (101331), Law School – Office of Career and Professional Development

Senior Web Application Engineer (101304), Technology Services

Senior Project Manager (101320), Facilities Planning and Construction

Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer (101328), Office of Human Resources

HRIS/Benefits Analyst (101288), Office of Human Resources

Contract Specialist II (101310), Strategic Sourcing & Procurement/Procurement Services

Sergeant (101300), Public Safety

Senior Database Administrator, Enterprise Resource Planning (101258), Technology Services

Network Engineer III (101301), Technology Services

Systems Administrator III (101299), Technology Services

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Senior Financial Analyst (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 5.7.14
Budget Office
101333

Position Summary: Developing and maintaining all aspects of the University's strategic financial business plan and budgeting process. This process supports all of the University's annual financial decisions made in the context of a multi-year, long-range planning process. Provides financial and statistical analyses of information in support of the senior administration and the institution's strategic decision making as well as participates in special projects as required by senior management.

Reporting to the Budget Director, the Senior Financial Analyst will provide financial analysis, business modeling, and Project Management for the development and implementation of Budget tools and/or systems. This position will interpret and implement financial concepts for financial planning and control; performing analyses to determine present and future financial performance; and will gather, analyze, prepare, review, and summarize financial plans, forecasts and variances analyses. This position is also responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial results and consistency with policies and procedures; and identifies and communicates risks and opportunities.

Essential Responsibilities Include: developing and/or implementing new budgeting tools and/or systems working in conjunction with Technology Services; automating manual processes in the Budget Office; playing a major role in the upgrade/re-design of the financial management system University systems; developing new reporting, analytical, and forecasting tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of support functions within the University; developing and maintaining models to provide year-end projections, income cost estimates, long-range forecasting/planning, and other cost benefit analysis; building revenue/expense models; assisting with the coordination, development, and implementation of the annual University budget process and departmental budgets; developing and tracking revenue and expense metrics reporting; and assisting with the training of department financial representative on appropriate use of financial system, fund accounting, chart field accounts, reporting tools and University accounting system.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or business related field required. Master’s degree in business related areas are preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of financial experience, with a preference for two (2) years of higher education experience. Of the five years of experience, must have experience in an individual contributor role with relevant experience in financial analysis, developing, and monitoring annual operating budgets. Demonstrate skills in financial analysis, forecasting and modeling. Ability to manipulate large amounts of data. Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Experience with databases preferred.

Highly motivated, self-starter with strong financial and analytical skills. Strong problem solving skills coupled with strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and the ability to meet multiple deadlines and work under pressure. High level of discretion.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) cover letter, 2) resume and 3) salary requirements to recruiterc@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101333 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements in your application to be considered.

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Associate Director of Annual Giving (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 5.1.14
University Development
101156

Position Summary: The Office of Institutional Advancement is responsible for fund raising and related support activities for the University. The Annual Giving department is responsible for raising unrestricted and restricted operating support through the CUA Fund. Managing, including the identification, cultivation and solicitation of leadership gifts for the CUA Annual Fund.

Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director (AD) of Annual Giving solicits University donors for the CUA Fund. Emphasis is placed on personal contacts, and the AD will be expected to manage a portfolio of leadership prospects with monthly contact, cultivation, and solicitation goals.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
Maintains and increases the level of private support from a portfolio of high-end annual giving prospects ($500 and above). Solicits University donors for CUA Fund leadership gifts through personal solicitation visits, phone calls and written communication. Directs all aspects of identification and solicitation of the Reunion Campaign and of other constituent-specific programs, as needed. Recruits members to Reunion volunteer committees (as assigned)- solicits their gifts, trains them, assigns prospects, provides strong support, and tracks progress against goals. Provides marketing copy in support of Reunion, young alumni and Senior Class Gift campaigns for direct mail, phone scripts, web and email in support of the overall direct marketing plan. Attends Homecomings and Reunions weekend and other university events as needed. Helps plan donor and volunteer recognition events during Homecoming and Reunions weekend. Cultivates, solicits and stewards young alumni donors through the Red Feather Society. Manages renewal and upgrade plan for members. Manages a detailed fundraising plan which specifies who will be asked for what amount, by whom and when. Manages the Senior Class Gift Campaign. Recruits student volunteer committee chairs and members. Trains volunteers, assigns prospect, provides strong support, and tracks progress against goals. Staff tabling and events in support of the campaign. Assists in the supervision of support staff, meeting all requirements outlined by Human Resources.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Two (2) years of development, public relations or related professional experience. Direct volunteer or college internships will be considered if one (1) year or longer. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Database management.

The qualified candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to handle deadline pressure and multi-task. Detailed-oriented, with the ability to prioritize and see projects to completion.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101156. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Temporary Part-time Accountant (part-time, 20 hours/week). Immediate start.
Theological College, 
http://www.theologicalcollege.org/

Position Summary: Theological College has an immediate opening for a temporary part-time accountant working 20 hours per week. The accountant will assist in the development of financial stability of Theological College by strengthening and developing the accounting procedures through sound accounting practices.

Primary Responsibilities Include: Timely and accurate invoicing of clients; managing cash application, making sure all cash receipts are applied properly; following and ensuring standard template procedures for invoices; reviewing and approving all accounts payable coding; inputting fixed assets into the fixed asset module for Financial Edge; depreciating all fixed assets monthly; generating all vendor checks; preparing tax receipts for donors using Raiser's Edge software; reconciling accounts receivable and accounts payable modules; preparing monthly closing entries and posts to the general ledger; preparing necessary audit schedules; and asissting with special financial projects needed.

Miniumum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required. Must possess three (3) years of accounting experience. Must have experience with Financial Edge, and Raiser's Edge. CPA certification is strongly preferred. For immediate consideration, please forward resume to Ms. Ivonne Ambrozkiewicz, HR Director of Employment & Training/Development ambrozkiewic@cua.edu. Email questions. No phone calls please. 

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Director of Enterprise Application Services (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open until filled.
Technology Services
101085


Position Summary: The Enterprise Application Services (EAS) team within Technology Services (TS) manages the enterprise applications and services that support the university. These include the university ERP solution for financials, human capital management, campus services, donor relationship management, decision support systems and other key applications. The team plans, implements, develops, and deploys functional changes to the ERP system, and operates, and maintains the production systems to maintain performance, availability and security of all enterprise applications.

The Director of Enterprise Application Services leads a team of approximately 15 to 20 FTEs to develop and maintain the University's enterprise applications to maintain a high level of functionality, performance, quality, security, interoperability and availability. Includes business needs analysis, assessment and ROI development, project planning, oversight of SLDC activities, maintenance, vendor management, talent management and budget management. 

Responsibilities include: maintaining the production of Enterprise Applications in good working order with high availability and performance; designing and developing additional enterprise functionality to support university needs; maintaining data privacy and security within enterprise systems; developing staff; and preparing and managing plans and budgets for enterprise solutions, development and operations. 

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree or higher in an IT related field is required (demonstrated sufficient equivalent experience in enterprise systems engineering and management will be considered in lieu of formal education). 

A minimum of ten (10) years' experience as an information technology professional. Seven (7) years' material experience supporting enterprise applications. Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions is strongly preferred. Five (5) years' of direct supervisory experience is required. Leadership experience in a higher education environment is strongly preferred. For immediate consideration, please contact Paul Tittle Search Group, Attention Burt Heacock: burt@paul-tittle.com, Tel: 703-442-0500 (x225).

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Director of Stewardship (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 05.02.14
Office of Institutional Advancement
101332


Position Summary: The Advancement division is responsible for alumni relations, fund raising and related support activities of the University, including identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gift prospects; annual, major and endowed giving programs along with any campaign. The Director of Stewardship will serve as the primary contact in the division on donor relations and stewardship. The position will provide overall leadership and coordination of donor relations activities, including stewardship of major gifts; implement and update a major donor recognition program, development of special stewardship events, and a donor campus visit program. 

Responsibilities Include: Creating, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive program of stewardship activity designed to acknowledge and recognize major and leadership donors and their gifts to the University; developing and maintaining a system of annual reporting to donors concerning the utilization of donor gifts including but not limited to endowed funds; Developing, implementing, and evaluating an annual stewardship plan that supports department colleagues who are managing relationships with donors of all levels, as they create and implement strategies for thanking and reporting to those donors; planning, managing and evaluating events associated with cultivation and stewardship of donors to the University; Managing a stewardship portfolio of donors in partnership with gift officers, and interact with leading donors through the delivery of stewardship and events; developing an on-going measurement strategy of success and challenges in donor relations that will provide opportunities for engagement and enhancement to an overall donor relations and stewardship program; establishing, implementing and evaluating best practices in donor relations, including a repository of ideas to make the process more consistent and timely; serving as liaison between those manage donors and prospects and those in central development data services to create and/or enhance a stewardship module in Millennium and devise ways to assist fundraisers with comprehensive stewardship plans; and also supervising staff, managing a budget and representing stewardship at department meetings. 

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of five (5) years' experience in stewardship and donor relations. Must have experience managing a budget and working with fundraising databases. Must possess impeccable inter-personal skills, diplomacy, tact, and professional polish. Must be able to work effectively across groups, managers, departmental leaders and senior staff. Must be a self-starter and be willing to hit the ground running. 

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a higher education or non-profit environment is preferred.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume and 2) salary requirements to recruitera@lists.cua.edu. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.
 
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Assistant Director for Residential Education (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 4.25.14
Student Affairs
101327

Position Summary: The Office of Residence Life (RL) cultivates values-oriented communities that are grounded in the faith-based mission of The Catholic University of America; connects students with campus resources to offer continued support and promote student success; offers opportunities for student learning outside of the classroom in support of the university’s academic mission; establishes and upholds community living standards; recognizes and respects cultural and human differences; and prepares students for civic engagement and responsibility by providing student leadership opportunities and promoting involvement in residence hall communities. Opportunities within in residential communities will contribute to healthy student development; encourage student citizenship and civility; create connections to the CUA community; and promote individual responsibility for actions and interpersonal accountability for the common good.

Reporting to the Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life the Assistant Director for Residential Education will provide leadership in the development and coordination of selection, training and development programs student staff members, provide oversight and direction for existing and new programmatic initiatives and services within the residence halls, provide leadership for and supporting campus-wide initiatives in the residence halls and oversee the development of educational outreach materials for residential students.

This position represents the department in a variety of public relations forums and university events. The Assistant Director for Residential Education establishes relationships with faculty, academic leadership, enrollment services, campus life professionals and other integral staff throughout the campus community.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
Provide leadership for coordination and management of the selection, training, and development of para-professional residence life staff. Participate in on-going programmatic initiatives and services that positively impact the recruitment, retention and enrichment of students. Advise students in regards to intra- and interpersonal, social and academic problems and make appropriate referrals to University services and resources when necessary. Compile data and statistics for comprehensive evaluation of residence life programs. Develop, market, enhance, and promote the vision for educational and developmental programs and services such as themed campaigns. Coordinating innovative, responsive and preventative educational awareness programs related to identified and anticipated residence issues and concerns. Serve on departmental and university committees and task forces as appropriate. Provide administrative coverage, in collaboration with other office staff, for the Dean of Students and Residence Life areas. Maintain high visibility and accessibility, and initiate regular communications with the university community.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required. A minimum of two (2) years directly related professional experience in higher education required; work experience in residence life preferred. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Ability to plan, organize, set priorities, implement and evaluate programs and services. Strong service orientation and ability to relate effectively with diverse individuals and groups at all levels of an organization. Sensitivity to the community served in a private, Catholic institution of higher learning. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively to develop effective student-oriented services. Demonstrated ability to be productive, deliver high quality work, take initiative, use good judgment and solve problems. Strong interpersonal, community development, decision-making, and negotiation skills. Ability to communicate effectively and by using a wide variety of tools and mediums. Strong ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and handle heavy workloads under pressure and within deadlines. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101327 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Director, Alumni Relations (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 5.10.14
Columbus School of Law-Development and Alumni Relations
101322


Position Summary: To create and implement programs that engage more than 10,000 alumni and foster networking opportunities, professional development, social interaction, and good will towards the Columbus School of Law and the tradition and mission of the institution. Cultivation and stewardship of alumni donors to the Columbus School of Law.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations, the Director of Alumni Relations position conceives and implements all aspects of the Alumni Relations programs including all social events, regional activities, reunions, lectures, etc. designed to meet the mutual needs of the Law School and the Alumni Community of over 10,000 members.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Supports departmental efforts to manage and direct all efforts regarding Law School alumni activities including Reunions, regional volunteer committees, and Supreme Court Swearing-in. Active role in supporting and maintaining relationship with Law Alumni Council and Board of Visitors. Works extensively with Alumni Volunteers and faculty to create programs appealing to a wide variety of ages and interests. Works closely with other senior staff in department to identify and cultivate relationships with alumni and friends for development opportunities. Writes, edits and proofs invitation copy; alumni news for magazine, emails, website content, daily social media communications and other text produced or printed for public viewing, including the Alumni Directory, E-Newsletters, Class Notes, CUA Lawyer, etc. Supports department efforts to provide all backup materials for senior staff and faculty for all Alumni events, such as biographical data on leadership alumni, speaking notes for Dean, etc. Works with Admissions and Career Services in setting up regional admitted students’ receptions with Alumni in order to effectively recruit and matriculate quality students. Works to identify Alumni who can assist in networking, mentoring or participating in panel presentations, as well as honorees and sponsorship opportunities. Serves as the department’s liaison to the law school faculty and addresses the programmatic requests of the specialized institutes.Submits Law School Alumni candidates to the University for special awards and honors, graduation honorary degree recipients, etc. including biographical data and all supplemental materials. Creates and tracks annual budget for all Alumni programming.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor degree is required. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in alumni, development, event planning or administrative experience with non-profit or educational institution preferred. Experience working with volunteers preferred. Ability to communicate publicly at networking events, addressing a variety of audiences such as alumni and the Board of Visitors.

Possession of current and valid U.S. driver’s license appropriate to the type of university vehicle and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record (MVR) as stipulated in the Vehicle Guidelines and Procedures Manual administered through the office of Environmental Health and Safety. Annual clearance of MVR check through the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

Attention to detail needed; ability to work well in a fast paced environment, multi-task, organize and prioritizes duties. Ability to work independently or as part of a team, depending on project, good people skills, ability to work some nights/weekends and ability to travel. Excellent written, oral and analytical skills. Flexibility and self-motivated. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101322 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Associate Director (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 4.21.14
Law School – Office of Career and Professional Development
101331

Position Summary: The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) assists students in securing employment during law school, after graduation and for the rest of their lives. OCPD’s commitment to “life-long service” stems from the belief that career management extends far beyond graduation. OCPD is an integral part of assisting the students and alumni in securing employment and developing professionally in the maintenance of existing relationships in the legal community and cultivation of new ones.

Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director provides career counseling to students and alumni. The Associate Director promotes and expands employment opportunities for Catholic Law students and alumni through the cultivation and maintenance of relationships with legal employers. The position also manages public service and public interest initiatives, including OCDP programming,

Essential Responsibilities Include: advising students/alumni regarding career goals and professional development, effective job search strategies, networking and interviewing skills, conducting resume and cover letter reviews and mock interviews; generating employment opportunities for students and alumni by conducting outreach with employers; assisting with gathering and tracking employment data; managing the judicial clerkship and judicial internship programs; managing OCPD’s public service and public interest initiatives and outreach; and managing programming.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree (degree in counseling, education, business administration) or Juris Doctor (J.D.) is required. Computer skills to include Word, Excel, Access, Symplicity. Must be able to work effectively on an independent basis and as part of a team. Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work under pressure in extremely busy environment. Broad knowledge of legal profession.

Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years of experience as a practicing attorney is strongly preferred. One (1) year of career counseling placement or recruiting experience is strongly preferred. Experience with employer outreach is desirable.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter and 3) salary requirements to recruiterc@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101331 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Senior Web Application Engineer (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 5.1.14
Technology Services
101304


Position Summary: Develop, implement, integrate and maintain services in support of new and existing web-based solutions. Activities include analysis, design, development, documentation, testing, and troubleshooting. Coordinate system activities between appropriate internal and external groups. Communicate with end-users. Provide front-line technical support for production systems. Collaborate with other TS staff on projects and support their continued technical development. Maintain necessary skill levels for continued professional and career development. Work as directed by the Director of PMO and/or project leader.

Essential Responsibilities Include:
maintain and enhance a custom content management system (CMS) and other applications written in ColdFusion. Lead the transition away from this system to a vendor supported, modern technology; implement and support Third party application integrations; maintain legacy applications written in ASP; work closely with other Technology Services departments to establish community services; support external vendors and contractors; manage IIS servers; use internal ticketing system to track and update requests; and participate in requirements gathering and documentation.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of five (5) years supporting Web Applications, at least three (3) of those years working with Cold Fusion environments. Experience managing a CMS that hosts multiple sites within a single instance highly preferred.

Must also possess: Excellent customer service skills, excellent planning and organizational skills, highly developed decision making skills, excellent people management skills, excellent written and communication 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 101304. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Senior Project Manager (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 4.25.14
Facilities Planning and Construction
101320

Position Summary: The Department of Facilities Planning and Construction (FPC) encompasses the various components of the University's built environment. The phases of design and development for the new construction and/or re-development are addressed within this department. The department of FPC supports the mission of the university, re-enforces the mission statement, strategic plan and adheres to the university's master plan. The department of FPC works in conjunction with the other division departments of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), Energy and Environmental Systems (EES), Facilities Maintenance and Operations (FMO) and Facilities Administration & Services (FAS), under the division of Facilities Operations (FO) headed by the Associate Vice President of Facilities Operations.

The Senior Project Manager reports to the Director of Facilities Planning and Construction and is part of the FPC team. This position manages multiple simultaneous projects and is responsible for technical, communicative and administrative matters pertaining to maintenance, repair and construction projects that will be accomplished by contract and contract labor.

Essential Responsibilities Include: developing cost estimates, specific material lists with cost and any necessary drawings/sketches required to approve, order material and accomplish these projects; performing work as needed in CADD and/or similar estimating and tracking programs; determining scope of required projects pertaining to facilities or infrastructure upgrades; developing project scope in consultation with requesting departments; preparing estimates for capital projects and deferred maintenance projects complete with detailed material lists and labor estimates by trade; tracking time and materials to insure projects are accomplished within funding constraints and allowable performance periods; developing requisitions, project justifications, and project specifications drawings for all positions within the scope of this role; communicating with all customers and associated parties; preparing project design solicitation packages for selection of Architectural Engineering firms; conducting facilities inspections and documenting deficiencies requiring correction; developing projects and/or work orders with cost estimates to correct identified deficiencies; monitoring projects which will result in the addition, deletion or change in utilization of campus space; representing the campus in pre-design, pre-bid, pre-construction and progress review meetings regarding all funded contract projects; providing technical guidance to trades personnel for maintenance and repair techniques, methods, and materials required; and representing the director and/or the department at meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture is required. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in: facilities management/construction management; estimating/project management; design; construction; and facilities support. Interpretation of specifications and plans, and preparation of construction estimates is essential to this position. Ability to work in Microsoft Project or similar estimating and project control program is also required.

Work experience in a diverse workforce preferred. Previous experience with project programming and budgeting a plus. Ability to work in CADD systems strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional customer service skills. Working knowledge of building codes, fire and safety codes and requirements. Proven ability to maintain, manage and prepare reports and records is essential. Ability to communicate with all levels at the university providing high quality customer service. Able to use standard office equipment.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2) cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterc@lists.cua.edu. Please quote position number 101320 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer. Applications close 4.18.14
Office of Human Resources
101328

No relocation assistance. Local candidates strongly preferred. 

Position Summary: The Office of Human Resources provides services to the University community in the recruitment and training of employees; in the management of employee and labor relations; in the administration of total compensation (salaries, wages and benefits); and, in the payment process for employees. Specifically, the department assists administrators in meeting staffing goals, promoting equal opportunities, managing job performance of employees, and interpreting policy. The department also ensures that employees are compensated in a fair and equitable manner, receive accurate and timely payroll checks, and resolves workplace differences. The Office of Human Resources administers the student health insurance program.

Reporting to the Vice President for Finance & Treasurer, the AVP-CHRO plans, directs and implements policies relating to all aspects of HR management including the recruitment, training, compensation, benefits and payroll functions. 

Essential Responsibilities Include: Leading a staff of managerial, professional, and clerical employees responsible for providing all HR services to the campus community; evaluating HR programs and services to assess competitiveness for attracting and retaining talent; developing methods for collecting feedback internally on program satisfaction and modifying programs as needed; utilizing available technology to maximize operational efficiencies, and providing enhanced delivery of HR services to the campus community; collaborating with General Counsel in investigating all claims; developing, implementing and managing all HR policies in a consistent and fair method; serving as the university's primary contact for all labor relations issues and negotiations; providing high quality, accessible benefit programs for employees; ensuring the university maintains market competitiveness by offering fair and equitable salaries through the staff compensation program; overseeing the payroll process; working with various departments to provide employees with a safe and effective work place; and preparing and managing the annual budgets for the HR office, Payroll Office, and benefit programs. 

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in a related discipline, such as HR or business is required. A Master's degree is preferred. At least fifteen (15) years' experience in human resources with ten (10) years' at the director level or higher in a medium sized business/organization. Experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit environment preferred. Some experience in higher education is desirable. SPHR certification preferred.

Thorough knowledge of best practices in HR, with a solid understanding of applicable federal, state, and local laws to include Title VII, ADA, FLSA, FMLA, ERISA, IRS, INS, Title IX and employment discrimination regulations. Familiarity with HR management systems and overall technology proficiency. Must be strategic in approach. Must be able to lead employees and manage multiple project simultaneously. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Highly organized with the ability to prioritize resources and tasks. Sound problem solving abilities. Excellent interpersonal skills. For immediate consideration, please forward 1) cover letter, 2) resume and 3) salary requirements to recruitera@lists.cua.edu

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HRIS/Benefits Analyst (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close on 4.17.14
Office of Human Resources
101288

Position Summary: The Office of Human Resources develops and administers a comprehensive, strategic human resources program, including recruitment/hiring, compensation, benefits, labor relations, employee relations, employee and management training and development, HR policy development and implementation, organizational development to ensure that the university attracts, develops and retains employees with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to contribute to the achievement of the goals of the university.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Total Rewards & HRIS, The HRIS/Benefits Analyst supports the Assistant Director with Benefit issues, HRIS issues, and other special projects. This position also manages and monitors university compliance with federal laws and regulations by monitoring employees’ data as required.

Essential Responsibilities Include: Assisting with and ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Monitors the hours worked per calendar year for all temporary employees. Conducts testing in HRIS test databases to address new functionality, opportunity areas and review patch applications as necessary. Write, maintain, and support a variety of reports. Manage university compliance calendar for HR reporting functions, disseminating wage and benefit data to government and other agencies as appropriate. This position will be responsible for processing all employees’ benefit deduction payroll files into the payroll system. Auditing and paying all benefit vendors/carriers. Assists in data clean-up efforts and supports and implementation/upgrading of new HR and Benefit technology as appropriate. Actively participate in annual benefits annual enrollment. Monitor and keep current Human Resources website and Benefit System website. Participate in other benefits and HR programs and activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor degree is required. At least two (2) years of related human resources experience including working with HR data or HRIS, running reports and evaluating data. Experience with benefit related data is preferred. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and have strong proficiency with MS Excel. PeopleSoft experience is preferred.

Must have excellent written/oral communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with employees throughout all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidential matters in a highly professional manner. Must be a team player. Ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.

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

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Contract Specialist II (full-time, 35 hours/week). Open until filled.
Strategic Sourcing & Procurement/Procurement Services
101310

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 (C.P.S.M.) or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (C.P.P.O.) 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 recruiterc@lists.cua.edu. You must include your salary requirements in your application to be considered. Please quote position number 101310 in your correspondence.

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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 of 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 recruiterc@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). Applications close 4.21.14
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.

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Systems Administrator III (full-time, 35 hours/week). Applications close 4.21.14
Technology Services
101299


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 System Administrator III designs, implements, operates and maintains computing infrastructure, including servers, storage systems, virtualization and cloud computing environments, directory services, enterprise messaging and backup 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; and 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.

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 knowledge of, and materially demonstrable experience implementing and configuring:

  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or later in an Active Directory environment
  • VMware vSphere 5 or later
  • Software programs, especially using Microsoft PowerShell
  • Enterprise storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) systems
  • Enterprise messaging, especially Microsoft Exchange 2010 or later or Google Apps
  • 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, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101299. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.

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Senior Database Administrator, Enterprise Resource Planning (full-time, 35hrs/week). Open Until Filled.
Technology Services
101258

Position Summary: Technology Services (TS) 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 applications, 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 ERP team manages the university's ERP solution, including financials, human capital management, campus services, donor relationship management, decision support systems and other key applications. The team plans, implements, develops, and deploys functional changes to the ERP system, and operates and maintains the production system to maintain performance, availability and security.

Reporting to the Director of ERP, the Senior Database Administrator (DBA) will support the PeopleSoft Enterprise system running on Oracle RDBMS environment with specific emphasis on the PeopleSoft server architecture. This position will also support and coordinate the implementation of major and routine technical projects such as system upgrades of Oracle, PeopleTools, and PS applications (Tax updates and bundles), troubleshoot system problems and assist in designing solutions to address requested enhancements.

Responsibilities Include: configuring and maintaining all PeopleSoft environment activities; managing appropriate security, availability and performance levels for all environments; and participating in new functionality development to ensure secure, elegant and low maintenance data designs are adopted.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required. Degree in information technology, computer science or related discipline is preferred. 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 DBA. Experience must include working within a formal SDLC environment; and database performance and monitoring tools and performance tuning.

Excellent understanding of PeopleSoft Internet Architecture and PeopleTools. Ability to use strong analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot technical issues. Familiarity with project planning process. Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the university.

Preferred Experience: Experience within PeopleSoft modules as well as PeopleSoft Integration with third party systems is desired. Project planning and management experience.

For immediate consideration, please forward 1) resume, 2), cover letter, 3) salary requirements to recruiterb@lists.cua.edu. Please reference position number 101258 in your correspondence. You must include your salary requirements as part of your application.