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Employment Opportunities at Mercyhurst

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51国产视频University seeks to attract, develop, and retain quality and committed faculty, staff, and administration. With hospitality central to the Mercy Mission, we鈥檙e committed to building a culturally diverse workplace that resembles the world we seek to serve.

We believe our students鈥 educations are best served through a challenging learning experience that defies sameness of thought and offers exposure to unfamiliar dimensions of the world. Living, learning, and working at 51国产视频means being part of a campus that insists on respect for all people. At Mercyhurst, we鈥檝e come to recognize diversity is nearly limitless in scope. Our campus welcomes people of different faiths, ethnicities, cultural traditions, sexual and gender identities, and socioeconomic backgrounds鈥攁nd there鈥檚 always room for more

Open Staff/Administrator Positions

    The Administrative Assistant in the Office of Advancement oversees administrative tasks and advancement services within the department. Responsibilities include being responsible for day-to-day administration of the Office of Advancement, including the budget and gift processing; coordinating and managing scheduling and communications for the Vice President and Assistant Vice President of Advancement; managing special projects within the division at the direction of the Vice President or Assistant Vice President; supporting the management of vendor contracts and assuring timely payment of invoices; as well as overseeing materials specific to advancement, pledge and estate plan agreements, and uploading digitized copies to Laserfiche. Learn more about this opportunity via the Administrative Assistant in the Office of Advancement position summary.

    Bus Drivers safely operate a passenger bus or van that transports athletes and other approved persons to and from athletic events or other designated locations while adhering promptly to time schedules. Responsible for the preparation of records and basic reports on routine maintenance, mechanical malfunction, accidents, and/or incidents with buses and/or equipment. Part-time position. Learn more about this opportunity via the Bus Driver position summary.

    The Compass Academy Program Director manages all aspects of afterschool and summer learning programs across multiple sites. They ensure program effectiveness; foster a supportive learning environment for students and staff; and work closely with teachers, staff, community partners, and parents to promote and advance academic enrichment and intervention. They oversee day-to-day operations, aligning curriculum with district and state standards, managing data collection, reporting, professional development, and problem-solving program challenges. They will be responsible for providing visionary leadership to achieve Compass Academy's mission and goals; overseeing all site operations, ensuring smooth and effective program implementation; hiring, training, and supervising building academic teachers, academic lead teachers, academic tutors, and support staff; conducting quarterly evaluations of academic teachers, academic lead teachers, academic tutors, and support staff, providing feedback and supporting professional growth; aligning program curriculum with district and state standards to ensure high-quality educational experiences; supporting teachers in developing lesson plans for small and large group instruction; collecting and maintaining student performance data, including SMART (Supplemental Mathematics and Reading Tutoring) measurements, and monitoring student attendance records; collaborating with community partners to enhance program offerings and create a supportive learning environment; preparing and submitting grant reports to meet grant requirements and deadlines; seeking additional funding sources to support program sustainability; identifying training needs and providing professional development opportunities for staff; serving as mentor to Compass Academy staff and address program obstacles and challenges; ensuring food safety and sanitation in coordination with support staff for snack preparation; maintaining proper storage and handling of food, monitoring temperatures, and ensuring cleanliness; and leading/attending all mandatory meetings, trainings, and conferences required by PDE. Learn more about this opportunity via the Compass Academy Program Director position summary.听

    The Director of Assessment and Accreditation manages and oversees the assessment processes for the university. In addition, the director also acts as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the university. Responsibilities include planning and executing assessment processes for all units of the university; managing and maintaining a comprehensive database and derived from assessment and compliance activities; managing the university evidence inventory for regional accreditors; managing schedule and processes for all accreditations; maintaining collaborative relations with all units of the university in assessment and accreditation processes; monitoring and implementing compliance solutions to applicable external agency requirements, laws/regulations, and accreditation standards; staying current with accreditation standards and policies, as well as state and federal regulations; overseeing the writing and submission of regional accreditation reports; communicating as ALO with all external agencies and accrediting bodies; promoting effective, efficient use of data across all areas of campus and facilitating data use within the Office of Academic Affairs. Learn more about this opportunity via the Director of Assessment and Accreditation position summary.听

    The Human Resources Coordinator assists in all aspects of Human Resources operations, including search, hiring, onboarding, and off-boarding processes, as well as clearance management and tracking, worker鈥檚 compensation, and other general and specific HR tasks as required. Responsibilities include managing onboarding processes, including new-hire paperwork, returning-student paperwork, clearances, and appointment letters; managing I-9 compliance, including the E-Verify process; reviewing PRFs and PAFs for completeness and accuracy; assessing current and new positions for necessity of clearances and ensuring all clearance-required personnel have been provided appropriate training information and have maintained required clearances; assisting in exit processes (termination of access, end-dating pay, etc.); maintaining data as required by federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, including OSHA, Worker鈥檚 Compensation, EEOC, etc.; managing the Human Resources Office work-study students, including setting and approving hours, assigning tasks, and taking job action when required; updating employee and student records and entering pay information (stipends, salary changes, etc.) in university payroll system; reviewing payroll and assisting with problem resolution; maintaining personnel files, paper, and Laserfiche; providing support for department phone and in-person questions, monitoring the shared HR email; assisting employees, students, and visitors with various inquiries; completing employment verifications; assisting with various scheduled and ad hoc reports (i.e., EEO reports) that involve updating Colleague records and/or position set-up; updating HR student employment HUB with various announcements and postings; assisting with various functions/events to promote community/employee involvement; and participating in HR or university-wide committee work. Learn more about this opportunity via the Human Resources Coordinator position summary.

    The Marketing Coordinator serves as project manager and writer on print and digital marketing initiatives. The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of marketing strategies for the university and its various constituencies, including student recruitment and admissions, university advancement, and performing arts programming. Duties include writing for a variety of media, both print and online; social media monitoring and writing; and coordination of other initiatives in conjunction with university offices. This involves writing and editing copy for print and digital marketing materials (including brochures, direct mail, online ads, fact sheets, viewbooks, emails, webpages, and video scripts) for internal and external audiences; managing marketing-related projects on behalf of university constituencies and coordinating with colleagues to facilitate on-time project completion; establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with other campus departments to support admissions marketing projects and initiatives; assisting the director with the development and implementation of new strategies for marketing effectively; coordinating and providing copy for the marketing strategies of several departments; independently researching and writing marketing and news copy for new institutional and admissions projects and programs, in coordination with the marketing director; serving in leadership roles on various university strategic committees and taskforces with respect to specific communications and/or public relations programs, projects, and issues; coordinating with other members of Marketing and efficiently distributing information through appropriate means; managing and implementing the university鈥檚 evolving branding standards; supervising student workers/interns on a variety of marketing projects; as well as assisting with other office projects as needed. Learn more about this opportunity via the Marketing Coordinator position summary.

    Under general direction, the Campus Police Officer鈥檚 primary role is to prevent crime and the breach of public order. Primary responsibilities include protecting students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, property, and facilities from accidents, bodily harm, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal entry. Full-time and part-time position options. Learn more about this opportunity via the Police Officer position summary.听

    The Vice President for Advancement and External Relations at 51国产视频University serves as the Chief Advancement Officer and is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive institutional advancement programs and recruiting and developing talented team members with the goal of significantly increasing constituent involvement and fund-raising outcomes.

    The advancement function includes responsibility for annual fund, government, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts and gift planning, endowment, capital campaigns, and alumni and constituent relations efforts, stewardship, and advancement services. Learn more about this opportunity via the Vice President for Advancement & External Relations position summary.

Open Faculty Positions

    51国产视频University鈥檚 Department of Education invites applications for a full-time, assistant professor of Education beginning in August 2024. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education-related field is required, with an emphasis on Reading/Literacy preferred. Successful candidates will not only show experience in PreK-12 settings, but also successful teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants should have a strong commitment to high quality teaching and diversity. Applicants must show potential for leadership, scholarship, and collegial collaboration with faculty in an innovative department and school. Learn more about this opportunity via the Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education position summary.

    The 51国产视频University Department of Physician Assistant Studies invites applications for a full-time, 12-month principal faculty position. Responsibilities include working closely with senior faculty to ensure the program meets and exceeds the accreditation standards set forth by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA); preparing physician assistant students to be leaders in the profession; being proficient in meeting the challenges of healthcare; and providing compassionate, quality care to the diverse communities in which they serve. The principal faculty position also includes providing the opportunity to be involved primarily in the clinical education phase of the program but supporting the didactic education phase with teaching in areas of clinical and/or professional expertise. The candidate will also participate in ongoing program assessment and evaluation, advising, and departmental committee work. Learn more about this opportunity via the Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies position summary.听

    51国产视频University seeks a part-time instructor of Spanish for 2023-24, with the potential for renewal. Candidates should hold an MA or Ph.D. in Spanish or Second Language Acquisition and have near-native proficiency in the language as well as a record of teaching excellence. The part-time contract (6 courses) includes teaching six courses of introductory and intermediate Spanish, with the ability to develop an upper-level Spanish course in areas of interest. Learn more about this opportunity via the Part-Time Instructor of Spanish position summary.听

Open Hurst Athletics Positions

    51国产视频University, an NCAA Division I member of the Northeast Conference (NEC), invites applications for the position of Assistant Baseball Coach. They are responsible for recruiting, training, and coaching members of the Baseball Program; being responsible for day-to-day activities of JV baseball activities, including game schedule, practice scheduling, recruiting, team travel, apparel, and fundraising; promoting academic excellence, integrity, and graduation; monitoring academic progress, academic meetings, class scheduling, and attendance; coordinating team travel for competitions to include van or bus itineraries, lodging, and meals; planning, promoting, and conducting camps, clinics, and/or lessons; communicating with Strength and Conditioning on scheduling and programming; assisting in fundraising efforts; developing meaningful relationships with prospective, current, and former student-athletes; and representing 51国产视频University and the Baseball Program in a professional manner. Learn more about this opportunity via the Assistant Baseball Coach position summary.

    In conjunction with the Director of Athletic Training Services, develop, coordinate, and administer a comprehensive sports medicine program for 51国产视频University intercollegiate sports and provide professional and administrative services necessary for the implementation and expansion of such a program. Responsibilities include providing sports medicine services for 51国产视频University, including injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs, and counseling for student-athletes; providing athletic training services for the university鈥檚 athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices, as well as home and away competitions as necessary; hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising athletic trainers in conjunction with the Director of Athletic Training Services and help from the university鈥檚 athletic training staff; scheduling and coordinating athletic training staff for coverage of all team practices and athletic competitions; coordinating and scheduling physical examinations and medical referrals for student-athletes to determine their ability to practice and compete; overseeing routine and annual cleaning, as well as sanitization of Athletic Training Facilities; coordinating, scheduling, and performing testing with student-athletes; to include, but not limited to: Drug Testing and Sickle Cell Screening; referring injuries to the Student Health Office or cognizant Medical Center unit and interfacing directly with medical personnel in the treatment of students; and compiling and maintaining injury documentation and statistical records of team injuries for the Athletic Department. Learn more about this opportunity via the Director of Athletic Training Services position summary.听

    The Athletic Trainer is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries within the university鈥檚 comprehensive Sports Medicine Program. Responsibilities include providing sports medicine services for 51国产视频University student-athletes, including injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, as well as educational programs for student-athletes; providing athletic-training services for the university鈥檚 athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices, as well as home and away competitions as necessary; coordinating and scheduling physical examinations and medical referrals to physicians or other allied health professionals when needed; coordinating and conducting post-injury rehabilitation for athletes; working in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff, as well as coaches to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition, and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs; compiling and maintaining injury documentation, as well as statistical records of team injuries for the Athletic Department; coordinating, scheduling, and performing testing with student-athletes to include, but not limited to, drug testing, sickle cell screening, and COVID-19 testing; reviewing and approving student-athlete insurance policies, claims, and medical bills associated with a student-athletes鈥 intercollegiate sports injury; and performing administrative tasks and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletic Training Services. They will also need to have familiarity with NCAA Division I governing rules.听Learn more about this opportunity via the Athletic Trainer position summary.

Open Graduate Assistant Positions

Only applicants admitted to a graduate program at 51国产视频University are eligible to apply. Students admitted to the programs of Physician Assistant (PA), Athletic Training, and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are not eligible to apply.

    The Graduate Assistant - Community Partner & Student Support is responsible for curricular service-learning and co-curricular community engagement efforts that enhance the student experience while providing consistency with both the community and campus partners. They support service events, weekly programming, assigned projects, as well as mentor/coach students. Their responsibilities include supporting the student experience in the community, making arrangements with their supervisor and GA team member, and collaborating with office staff and non-profit organizations for excellent community service experiences. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant - Community Partner & Student Support position summary.听

    The Special Education Teacher collaborates with the Autism Support Initiative Program Director/Clinical Supervisor and district administration to lead a team of Graduate Assistant Instructional Technicians in the provision of evidence-based special education services contracted with a Local Educational Agency (LEA). Responsibilities include serving as the leader of the students and staff in their respective classroom; providing evidence-based instruction, behavioral supports, and progress monitoring for students; being responsible for the moment-to-moment welfare, safety, and education of the students in the classroom; developing and maintaining the classroom鈥檚 schedule; submitting weekly lesson plans, as well as providing curricular programming changes and supports to all students in a timely manner using data-informed decisions; developing and implementing IEP; delegating staff resources within the classroom, and consulting with the clinical supervisor during regularly scheduled meetings or whenever necessary. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Autism Support Initiative Special Education Teacher position summary.听

    51国产视频University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill our Graduate Assistant Club Sports position. Responsibilities include contributing to the Athletics Department website and all social media platforms, with content types ranging from written, graphic design, and multimedia/video with a focus on club sports; working closely with the director of club hockey in all aspects of the Club Hockey Program; being directly responsible for all publicity efforts in club sports, including web streaming of club hockey; planning, facilitating, and executing event operations for club hockey, including the management of student employees; traveling with teams as necessary; driving club sports teams to/from competition and practices as needed; and assisting athletic administration with projects, events, and gameday administration as needed. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Club Sports/Communications position summary.听

    51国产视频University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill our Graduate Assistant Golf Coach/Athletic Administration Assistant position. Responsibilities include recruiting, training, and coaching members of the Golf Program; driving club sports teams to/from competitions and practices as needed; assisting athletic administration with projects and gameday administration as needed; promoting academic excellence, integrity, and graduation; monitoring academic progress, academic meetings, class-scheduling, and attendance; coordinating team travel for competitions to include van or bus itineraries, lodging, and meals; planning, promoting, and conducting camps, clinics, and/or lessons; assisting in fundraising efforts; developing meaningful relationships with prospective, current, and former student-athletes; and representing 51国产视频University and the Golf Program in a professional manner. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Golf/Athletic Administration position summary.

    The Special Education Instructional Technician collaborates with the Autism Support Initiative Program Director/Clinical Supervisor, Graduate Assistant Special Education Teacher, and other Graduate Assistant Instructional Technicians in the provision of evidence-based special education services contracted with a Local Educational Agency (LEA). Responsibilities include providing skill instruction to all students and assisting with curricular programming/development; collecting, graphing, and analyzing student behavioral and academic data; assisting with meeting children鈥檚 personal and healthcare needs, as necessary; and assisting the special education teacher with materials preparation and the ongoing operation of the classroom. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Special Education Instructional Technician position summary.听

    51国产视频University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill our Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning position. Responsibilities include working closely with the director of strength and conditioning to design and implement strength and conditioning programs for assigned sports; assisting with the program implementation of all sports and campus Rec Center operations when needed, as well as in equipment maintenance; providing instruction for safe and effective lifting techniques and equipment use; supervising day-to-day activities, conducting periodic performance and strength testing; communicating professionally regularly with sports coaches and sports medicine personnel; and complying with all NCAA and university rules and regulations. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Strength and Conditioning position summary.听

    51国产视频University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill our Graduate Assistant Coach/Athletic Administration Assistant position. Responsibilities include recruiting, training, and coaching members of the Tennis Program; driving club sports teams to/from competition and practices; assisting athletic administration with projects and gameday administration as needed and in fundraising efforts; promoting academic excellence, integrity, and graduation; monitoring academic progress, academic meetings, class-scheduling, and attendance; coordinating team travel for competitions to include van or bus itineraries, lodging, and meals; planning, promoting, and conducting camps, clinics, and/or lessons; developing meaningful relationships with prospective, current, and former student-athletes; and representing 51国产视频University and the Tennis Program in a professional manner. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Tennis/Athletic Administration position summary.听

    51国产视频University is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill our Graduate Assistant Water Polo Coach position. Responsibilities include recruiting, training, and coaching members of the Water Polo Program; promoting academic excellence, integrity, and graduation; monitoring academic progress, academic meetings, class-scheduling, and attendance; coordinating team travel for competitions to include van or bus itineraries, lodging, and meals; planning, promoting, and conducting camps, clinics, and/or lessons; assisting in fundraising efforts; developing meaningful relationships with prospective, current, and former student-athletes; and representing 51国产视频University and the Water Polo Program in a professional manner. Learn more about this opportunity via the Graduate Assistant for Water Polo position summary.听