Payroll and Benefits Specialist
The Jesuit Conference seeks a part time Payroll and Benefits Specialist to assist with various Human Resources tasks and projects. Incumbent will be involved in processing new hires, processing data changes, handling employee related concerns, assisting with benefit enrollments and meetings, processing payroll, recording payroll to the general ledger, filing and various HR projects as needed. This is a 24 hour per week position. Work hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Five years’ experience in HR and/or payroll, preferably handling new hires and processing payroll. Ability to pass background check
Computer literacy, including Excel and accounting software
Knowledge of multi-location multi-state HR and payroll laws and regulations
Strong organization skills and detail thinking
Strong customer service skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
The Jesuit Conference is an equal opportunity employer.
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Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Bronx, New York
Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, invites nominations and applications for the position of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer. Advancing a platform of financial strength, the senior vice president will have the extraordinary opportunity to devise innovative ways to support each of Fordham’s schools and administrative divisions in support of the overall mission of the University. Leveraging Fordham’s strong brand in higher education as a Jesuit university, the senior vice president will provide inspiring, innovative and visionary leadership that can advance the position of the University as a national leader in education in the 21st century. S/he will have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education.
Reporting directly to the president of the University, the senior vice president will be the strategic financial advisor responsible for the leadership and management of information technology, human resources and all the financial areas of the University. As a member of the administrators’ conference which is composed of the provost, vice presidents, the University secretary and the president’s executive assistant, the senior vice president will lead two vice presidents: the vice president for finance and the vice president for information technology, as well as the chief investment officer (CIO) and the assistant treasurer. The senior vice president is the chief financial advisor to the Board of Trustees supporting the work of both the Audit and Risk Management and Finance and Investment Committees of the Board. S/he will establish close collaboration with the University provost in achieving the mission, goals and objectives of the University.
The successful candidate will possess a proven record of financial and business management success. He or she will be an energetic, knowledgeable and experienced leader capable of both vision and execution, adept at both motivating and managing staff to achieve ambitious goals, and able to work closely and collaboratively with the president and the administrators’ conference, the Board of Trustees, academic leadership, faculty, students and other members of the Fordham community. The ability to build consensus and superior interpersonal and communication skills are essential. A record of demonstrated success in financial and organizational management in a complex environment is required as well as a record of increasing responsibilities in complex finance organizations with an in depth knowledge of higher education preferable. S/he must have an appreciation for and commitment to the values and ideals of a Jesuit education. A Bachelor’s degree preferably in business or accounting is required; an MBA or other graduate degree is preferred.
Founded in 1841, Fordham University offers exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, NY, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, NY, and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. Guided by its Catholic and Jesuit traditions, Fordham fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of its students and prepares them for leadership in a global society.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 24, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 30, 2015. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available on Witt/Kieffer’s website (www.wittkieffer.com). These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to Fordham University’s consultants Karen Goldstein and Monica Burton at, FordhamSVP@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by phone through the desk of Christine Van Sickel, search support, 314-754-6071.
Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer.
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, California
Santa Clara University (SCU), a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, is entering an ambitious period of growth and expansion and has developed a bold new vision and integrated strategic plan, Santa Clara 2020. The University is launching new interdisciplinary initiatives, promoting technology-enhanced teaching methods and building facilities that respond to the changing landscape of higher education, our increasingly technological society, and an innovative approach to liberal arts education.
The search committee invites inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Santa Clara seeks a visionary and creative academic leader with a distinguished reputation as a teaching scholar and a commitment to advancing the University’s mission that is dedicated to academic excellence, social justice, and educating the whole person.
Founded in 1851 by the Society of Jesus as Santa Clara College, SCU is California's oldest operating institution of higher learning. The University offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, SCU demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.
The College of Arts and Sciences, in which 3,140 undergraduate students are pursuing majors, has nearly 350 faculty members, and approximately 130 full- and part-time staff. It is the largest academic unit and represents the academic core of the University. The College’s 24 departments and academic programs offer more than 35 undergraduate degree programs. All undergraduates at the University are provided a common educational experience through the Core Curriculum, whose courses are predominantly offered in the College of Arts and Sciences. More information about Santa Clara University and the College of Arts and Sciences can be found on its website at http://www.scu.edu/cas/.
The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports to the Provost. The next Dean will provide overall academic, administrative, and financial leadership for the College. The Dean is responsible for strategic planning and vision, educational programmatic leadership, faculty recruitment and development, promoting shared and responsible governance, external relations and fundraising, resource and budget allocation, staff and facilities management, and integration with other campus units, among other duties. The next Dean will also have a unique opportunity to work with faculty and stakeholders to develop a new strategic plan for the College.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative, goal-oriented, and collaborative leader and have extensive administrative experience as a dean, associate dean, department chair, or a comparable administrative position with academic, managerial, and fiscal responsibility. She or he will have an earned doctorate (or terminal degree) in a relevant discipline of the College, a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching, and be eligible for appointment at the rank of full professor. The successful candidate will have a record of leading change, enthusiasm to engage in fundraising, and broad interest in the liberal arts. The next Dean will embrace the core commitments of the University's mission and identity as a Jesuit, Catholic university, will actively promote academic, scholarly, and creative (artistic) excellence, will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and will enhance diversity and inclusion. A full position description (Leadership Profile) can be requested via the dedicated email address below.
Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest describing professional background and qualifications for the position as well as a current CV. This search will be conducted with respect for candidate confidentiality, which will be maintained until finalists are invited to campus towards the end of the process. The search will remain open until an appointment is made but to ensure the fullest consideration, materials should be sent electronically as soon as possible or by November 15, 2014, to Witt/Kieffer, SCUASDean@wittkieffer.com and the consultants to the search committee: Brian Bloomfield and Jean Dowdall, Ph.D.
Santa Clara University is an equal opportunity employer.
Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, West Virginia
The Office of Campus Ministry at Wheeling Jesuit University seeks a dynamic and energetic individual to coordinate retreats and prayer groups for students. An ideal candidate will have a Masters in theology or equivalent and one to three years experience coordinating retreats or equivalent programs. Candidates must show evidence of effective interaction with college-aged students and with populations from different religious backgrounds. Members of the Society of Jesus and laypersons are invited to apply. Visit http://www.wju.edu/about/employment/ for detailed information and requirements
Major Gifts Officer
The Midwest Jesuits, twelve states of the Upper-Midwest, seek an experienced professional to join its integrated, national Advancement Department as a Major Gifts Officer in Chicago. Reporting to the Provincial Assistant/Vice President for Advancement, this person is responsible for creating and enhancing relationships with current and prospective donors within a specific geographic region or as assigned by the Provincial Assistant.
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS and SKILLS
Send Letter of Application and Resume to:
David K. McNulty
Provincial Assistant for Advancement
2050 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614