Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career with Cairn University.  Below is a listing of positions currently available. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Newly-hired and current employees can access more information on the HR Portal.

If you are an employer seeking to fill an opening or a job seeker looking for employment outside the University, please contact our Career Center.

Current Faculty Openings

School of Business - Full-Time Faculty

The School of Business is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position.  The university seeks to fill the position by July 1, 2019.   Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2019.

The candidate for this position should be prepared to teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate courses (including online) in business administration and finance/accounting.

Familiarity with contemporary technology areas is a plus.  We do not currently have a need for faculty to teach marketing or computer science.  Candidates should be prepared to teach a full-time load (a minimum of 24 credits per academic year).  Other responsibilities include student advising, com­mittee participation, student recruitment, and interface with students at extracurricular events.

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a master’s degree (preferably an MBA). At least three years of university-level teaching experience is preferable.  Consideration will be given to applicants who possess senior-level business experience. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate into their field of teaching a biblically-centered worldview.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Education - Adjunct Faculty, MSELA Program

The School of Education is seeking adjunct faculty to teach existing online courses in the Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership and Administration program.  The School seeks to fill at least one and up to two course instructional needs in the summer and fall semesters.  Curriculum areas include school improvement research, mixed research methods, organizational leadership, team building, school finance and business administration, data management, and legal issues.  Other duties include working with the Dean of the School to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.

The preferred candidate(s) will have a doctoral degree, experience in K-12 educational leadership, a principal or superintendent certification (from any state), and experience overseeing graduate level capstone/thesis projects.  Teaching experience, including online instruction and course development, is required.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University.  Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching.  To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter and unofficial transcripts with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Full-Time Faculty, Biology

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Biology in Fall of 2019 pending budget approval.  Courses will be determined based on the candidate’s area of specialty.  Possible lab courses include, but are not limited to, genetics, cell and molecular biology, ecology, and marine biology.  Other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Biology.  Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.    Teaching experience is required.  Experience teaching laboratory-based biology courses is also preferred.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Full-Time Faculty, Mathematics

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Mathematics in Fall of 2019 pending budget approval.  Possible courses include, but are not limited to, probability and statistics, consumer math, calculus, and physics.   Other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Mathematics.  Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.    Teaching experience is required.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Statistics

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach undergraduate statistics in the fall of 2018.  The course is offered on Wednesday/Friday from 1:15 to 2:30pm.  In addition to teaching, other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.  Candidates must have a master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics or a related field.  Teaching experience is a requirement.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Art

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach Art in the fall 2019 and/or spring 2020 semester.  Possible courses include, but are not limited to, printmaking, serigraphy, interactive media design, typography, and design applications.  Other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.  Daytime availability is preferred.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Art or a related field.  Teaching experience is required.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Spanish

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach SPA 231 Elementary Spanish and SPA 331 Intermediate Spanish in the fall of 2019.  These courses are rostered during the school day.  The spring roster mirrors this fall arrangement, offering the second part of each of these courses.  Other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in Spanish or a related field.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, English

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach English Composition and/or Introduction to College Reading and Writing in fall 2019.  Other duties include working with the Dean and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery.  Daytime availability is required.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in English or a related field. Teaching experience is required.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

School of Education - Adjunct Faculty, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

The School of Education is seeking to fill currently-open faculty positions for its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program.

Cairn University’s uniquely designed online ABA programs are the first Christian University programs worldwide that integrate extensive autism training with coursework that meets the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) coursework requirements and also provide credentials for the MS in Special Education degree in ABA and Graduate Certificate in ABA.  For additional information on the programs please visit https://cairn.edu/academics/education/.

The University seeks adjunct faculty to work in distinct roles within this program as described below.  Candidates for these positions are required to have a BCBA credential in good standing and have at least three years ABA clinical and/or supervisory experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who have online higher education teaching experience, at least five years BCBA experience, and/or a doctoral degree.  Successful candidates will not be required to relocate to the Langhorne, PA area.

ABA Online Faculty –

This position is responsible to:  facilitate the course using established content, assignments, rubrics, expectations, syllabus and schedule as provided; enhance the instruction by providing theoretical and practical knowledge and application; grade assignments and participate in, monitor, and assign grades based on student participation in discussion forums; perform other duties typical to an instructor for an online course.

ABA Intensive Practicum Faculty –

This position is responsible to:  provide effective weekly online group and/or individual supervision to students who are completing their intensive practicum; observe and evaluate students via recorded videos of students working with clients; provide feedback, guidance, modeling, and training in behavior analytic skills; perform other duties typical to a BCBA supervisor as stipulated by the BACB.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching.To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Current Staff Openings

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

Opportunities are available for Cairn graduate students, who are pursuing their Master’s Degrees on a full-time basis, to serve as Graduate Assistants (GAs) during that time.  GAs are assigned to a school or department for which they work 20 hours per week during most of the year.  As compensation, the University pays a biweekly salary of $230.77 ($6,000 annually) to cover general expenses, plus a tuition scholarship for 100% of graduate tuition.   Review the Graduate Assistant policy.

Following are the GA-ships which will become available as early as mid-May.  Please click the More Information links to review detailed information about each.

TO APPLY:  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s missions, vision, Statement of Faith, and standards of conduct.  Please complete the online Employment Application and upload your resume and cover letter with the application.

 

Alumni Relations and Advancement – Coordinate various events that help connect alumni with the University and one another.  Work with Communications and Marketing to advertise and execute Advancement and Alumni Relations events.  Assist the Director of Alumni Relations in responding to alumni requests and performing administrative tasks.  Assist the Director of Alumni Relations and other Advancement personnel with documenting and recording constituent interactions and information.

Oversee Alumni Relations’ online presence through LinkedIn, Facebook, and other media.  Serve as alumni liaison to student government.  More Information.

Communications and Marketing:

Events Coordinator – Supports the Director of Marketing Operations in planning and promoting various events across the University.  Qualities and qualifications:  Detail- and task-oriented; able to work under deadlines,  work autonomously as well as with a team,  handle multiple projects at the same time, and be proficient with computers and technology.  Familiarity with a Mac is required. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud and Google Drive is preferred.  More information.

Writing Assistant – Reports to the Communications Associate and provides assistance in the researching, drafting, editing, and proofreading of materials for University publications.  Will be expected to write well under deadlines, work autonomously as well as with a team, handle multiple projects at the same time, and be proficient with computers and technology.  Familiarity with a Mac is required.  Requires a bachelor’s degree in English, communications, journalism, or similar major.  Experience must include: writing content for multiple applications (web, print, ads, emails), editing proofreading using proofreaders’ marks, WordPress, Adobe software and Google Drive.  More information.

School of Music – Oversee logistics for orchestra and wind ensembles to ensure directors and players are free to focus on the music.  Provide choral and instrumental library services for the School.  Support faculty and staff with office and administrative duties.  More information.

Student Life – First Year Experience Program (pending approval) – Supports the Dean of Students in planning, implementing, and assessing this Program, and helps to coordinate student orientation, transition, and retention programs and services.  Requirements include a student-centered focus, strong administrative and organizational skills, ability to problem solve and work both independently and collaboratively, proficient with technology, and ability to work with a variety of constituents.  More information.

Technology Services - Database Administrator (Full-Time)

The University is seeking a Database Administrator.  A degree in a computer-related science or commensurate experience is required.  The successful candidate will participate in the planning, implementation, development, and maintenance of University information systems, while providing support to end-users.  A thorough knowledge of MS SQL, Visual Studio, .NET Framework, MS Dynamics CRM, Reporting Services and system integration concepts is essential.

The position requires logical, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel, while working effectively in a fast-paced, multitasking team-based environment.  The applicant must be able to lift and transport various technical components and assist with cable installations. Occasional ladder work is required.

Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s missions, vision, Statement of Faith, and standards of conduct.  To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter and unofficial transcripts with the application.

Admissions - Undergraduate Admissions Counselor (Full-Time)

The University’s Admissions Department is inviting qualified individuals to apply for the position of Admissions Counselor, in anticipation of the potential for an opening.  The position reports to the Director of Admissions and is a sales function requiring a high degree of ambition, diligence, creativity flexibility, and self-management.

The Admissions Counselor performs activities related to recruitment and admissions and serves as a primary contact person for prospective undergraduate students.  Responsibilities will involve a wide variety of recruitment and admissions events and duties, including connecting with prospective students and key influencers at college fairs, schools, churches, camps, and other pertinent venues the assigned territory.  The position requires varied schedules including evening and weekend hours and overnight travel.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; valid driver’s license; prior sales experience preferred; strong sales drive and goal orientation; excellent phone communications and time management skills; self-motivation and self-discipline; strong presentation skills; ability to work under pressure; ability to work with a team of other admissions professionals; willingness to follow guidelines and processes; strong organization and computer skills; flexible, teachable and cooperative spirit.  The individual must possess personal characteristics that will enable him/her to create positive connections and relationships with prospective students and the University’s faculty and deans.  Adept use of various communications methods (excellent writing and oral skills, email, phone, and text correspondence) is required.

Candidates must be in agreement with the University’s missions, vision, Statement of Faith, and standards of conduct.  To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter and unofficial transcripts with the application.

Campus Services - General Maintenance Worker (Full-Time)

Cairn University is seeking to fill a general maintenance position in its Campus Services department.  The position reports to the Director of Campus Services.  Typical hours are M-F from 8:00 to 4:30.

Qualifications include proficiency in general maintenance areas including plumbing, electrical, and general facility repair.  This individual will be expected to work during emergencies caused by inclement weather, flooding, power outages, or other critical incidents.

Applicants must have a high school degree; be able to meet physical requirements of the position with or without accommodation; reliably work independently in the fulfillment of responsibilities; and exhibit trustworthiness in the use of master keys and in efficient use of time.

Candidates must be in agreement with the University’s missions, vision, Statement of Faith, and standards of conduct.

To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter and unofficial transcripts with the application.

Office of Human Resources

Cairn University does not discriminate against any person because of race, gender, color, age, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, or known physical disability in the administration of its employment policies or practices.

Why Work at Cairn University?

Student Internship Opportunities - Office of Partnership Resources

Cairn University exists to educate students to serve Christ in the church, society, and the world as biblically minded, well-educated, and professionally competent men and women of character. If you want to work in higher ed while discipling students in a community of like-minded Christian colleagues, consider joining us at Cairn University. Our park-like campus in Langhorne, PA is located just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. All faculty and staff at Cairn University, regardless of position, strive to exhibit a maturing faith in Christ, continually grow in character, and mentor the students who have chosen to walk a different path with us.

Generous Vacation (PTO) Policy

Generous Vacation (PTO) Policy

Family-Friendly Christian Community

Family-Friendly Christian Community

Academic & Cultural Events

Academic & Cultural Events

Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)

Retirement & 403(b) Matching

Retirement & 403(b) Matching

Tuition Discounts

Tuition Discounts

Note: Benefit eligibility may vary by employment status.

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