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 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 Spring 2019 semester.  Possible courses include, but are not limited to, 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.  Candidates must have a master’s degree in Art 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 Education - Full-Time Online ABA Practicum Coordinator/Advisor

The School of Education is seeking to fill a Practicum Coordinator/Advisor position for its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs.  This faculty position may begin part-time in October or November 2018 and become full-time in July 2019 (pending budget approval).  Relocation is not required for candidates living out of the Langhorne, PA area.

Responsibilities include: Coordinate and supervise ABA practicums per University and BCBA/BcaBA credential requirements; Oversee ABA faculty practicum supervisors and conduct supervisor orientation and training sessions; Communicate with practicum sites to facilitate placement arrangements and practicum implementation; process practicum agreements, MOUs, and applications; manage and update practicum courses, documentation, and eLearning online course pages; manage inquiries from prospective and current ABA students; provide orientation program information, and academic advising to ABA students; and teach online ABA coursework or provide supervision to ABA practicum students at an amount consistent with the University’s workload policy.

Applicants with the following qualifications will be considered:  Hold current BCBA credential and have at least three years of ABA clinical and/or supervisory experience; Possess excellent organizational, leadership, and written and verbal communication skills; Able to work autonomously and is detail-oriented, team-oriented, and proficient in using computer and online technology.

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 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

Head of Technology Services

Cairn is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a senior-level position with University-wide oversight of Technology Services (TS).  The scope of responsibilities includes infrastructure, architecture and application management; support for online education; cyber-security policies and practices; day-to-day operations; budget and personnel development and management; internal support to users of computers, classroom technology; network-based and employee-issued cell phones; copier-fax-scan-print systems; audio-visual productions; and security identification, access, and monitoring systems.

This individual, a key member of the administrative team, partners with all departments to identify and implement strategies which support and enhance University operations.  The position requires an ability to work within the resource constraints typical to a private, non-profit institution of higher education, while also exploring and recommending products, services, and procedures which will enhance the systems already in place as well as enable and prepare for improved data management, work flow, and integration of emerging technologies.  The Director will lead and develop the TS team to excel at providing high-quality and reliable technology services and resources, excellent customer service, and an approach to communicate and support users’ adoption of operational best practices.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A master’s degree with a specialization in technology is preferred.  Applicants must have at least ten years of supervisory responsibility of technology functions, and management experience to design and manage budgets, work-flow, and to maintain strong working relationships across the organization.  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and a strong customer focus, are required.

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

Office of Safety and Security - Shift Supervisor (Full-Time)

The Office of Safety and Security is seeking candidates to fill a full-time staff position of Supervisor to work an overnight shift (midnight to 8:00 a.m.) and some weekends (total 40 hours per week).  The individual must also be willing to work other shifts and special event details as needed or assigned.

The position reports to the Director and Assistant Director of Safety and Security and oversees campus security matters on assigned shifts, including supervision and training of part-time student officers.  The Supervisor implements and enforces established procedures related to University rules and regulations, surveillance systems, welfare of students and property, motor vehicle issues, general safety, special events, and Pennsylvania state laws.  The Supervisor also assists the Directors in execution of safety and security policies and procedures, and is expected to have a strong commitment to quality improvement.  The Supervisor must demonstrate and exemplify positive public relations and customer service.

The position requires an earned Bachelor’s degree or Act 120 certification and 60 college credits.  First Aid/CPR/AED certification must be obtained within six weeks of hire.  EMT certification is desirable.  The position requires five years of security or police experience and two years of supervisory experience.  Preference is given to applicants with experience in campus security/law enforcement.  The position also requires a valid driver’s license and clean driving record, and candidates must be well versed in the use of computer systems, programs and technologies.  Traditional undergraduate students are not eligible for consideration, however, students in the graduate or degree completion programs may apply.

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

Schools of Business and Social Work - Academic Assistant (Full-Time)

The Schools of Business and Social Work are seeking applicants for the full-time position of Academic Assistant.  This position reports to both Schools’ deans and provides administrative/clerical support to the dean, faculty, and students in those programs.

Duties involve a wide variety of administrative and technical tasks which may include assisting faculty in preparation of syllabi and classroom materials; maintaining student information in various University database systems; preparing internal and external correspondence; providing e-learning support; and scheduling appointments. This position provides customer service to students in the two Schools, including connecting students with departments to address billing, registration, learning support, technical, and other types of assistance.  Coordination of event-related details such as interaction with and scheduling guest speakers; room reservations; travel arrangements; and liaison work with Communications and Marketing are also duties of the position.

The candidate must possess exceptional organizational skills and proven ability to multi-task and must be technologically skilled.  A bachelor’s degree and administrative experience in an educational organization is preferred.

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

Athletics - Head Coach, Women's Softball (Part-time)

The Department of Athletics has a part-time Head Coaching opportunity available for Women’s Softball.  Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the program including:

  • Recruitment of student athletes in partnership with Admissions, who are a mission fit to the University and have the skills to be playing collegiate athletics.
  • The selection of players through organized pre-season sessions and the establishment of conditioning programs to develop the student athlete in the off-season.
  • Establishing clear strategies for the team and implementing organized practices that develop the skills needed for that strategy including particular elements of situational game events.
  • Modeling Christ-like behavior during all aspects of coaching particularly during games/events.
  • Investing into the lives of the players and developing them personally as a competitor, a person and a follower of Christ.
  • Monitoring acceptable academic performance not just to remain eligible but to maximize the pursuit of a college degree.
  • Adhering to all rules, regulations and policies of the University, Athletics Department, NCAA, NCCAA, and Colonial States Athletic Conference.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm among students, staff, alumni and parents for the sport and the team.
  • Create game and season traditions that build the Cairn Highlander experience.
  • Assist the Athletic Department in the recording of stats and game analysis. In addition, assist in the effective marketing and imagery of the team in news releases, web articles and social media.
  • Coordinate schedules, travel, uniform needs, vehicle use, and other details with members of the Athletics department and other University departments as needed.
  • Meet regularly with the Athletics Department for meeting and training sessions.

Included in the compensation package is a graduate tuition scholarship for the coach and the coach’s spouse.

The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), previous successful coaching experience preferably at the collegiate level, and a demonstrated ability to work with student-athletes, athletics personnel and administration.

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.

Campus Services - Full-Time Custodian, Third Shift

Cairn University is seeking candidates to fill a full-time 3rd shift custodial services position, working a usual schedule of Sunday/Monday through Thursday/Friday from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.  Accountable to the Director of Campus Services and to the 3rd shift supervisor, this position is responsible to perform housekeeping services and may assist with grounds maintenance such as snow removal, and minor maintenance and repair work.

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. Prior experience in custodial services preferred.

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

Campus Services - Full-Time General Maintenance Worker

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

Student Internship Opportunities - Office of Partnership Resources

The Office of Partnership Resources is a new function at Cairn University which, in conjunction with event management company Virtual Charity Events, supports event services to mutually benefit Cairn and its strategic partners. Two student internships are available. These internships will provide excellent hands-on training for individuals interested in event planning, or simply to develop skills to aid in their pursuit of a career in an event- or marketing-related field.

Marketing Communications / Project Management

Responsibilities include assisting

  • in the conceptualization, organization, planning, and implementation of events to be held by Cairn on campus;
  • Cairn partners with logistics and management of their events;
  • In the marketing of these events through traditional and social media activities.

 

Graphic Design

Responsibilities include

  • Using self-motivation and creativity to conceptualize and produce a variety of innovative graphic materials for Cairn and partner events.
  • Assist with producing compelling designs for both print and digital platforms for use in traditional and social media materials

 

Interns will be required to work, on average, between 8 and 10 hours per week.  Schedules may be flexible, and will vary depending on the number of events and the requirements of each phase of readiness.

 

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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