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.

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 Education - Faculty, TESOL (Full-Time)

The School of Education is accepting applications for a full-time faculty position.  The University seeks to fill the position for the Fall 2017 semester.

Candidates should be prepared to teach a full-time load (24 credits per academic year) in both undergraduate and/or graduate courses.  Courses include Foundations of Teaching English Language Learners, Linguistics and Language Learning, Language Fundamentals, English Grammar and Pronunciation, Language, Culture, and Community, and Advanced TESOL Methods and Assessment.  This position is responsible for TESOL program advising, which entails advising students who are adding the PA Specialist-ESL K-12 certification, ensuring that the curriculum adheres to state requirements for certification, and supervision of students during their TESOL practicum.  This position also provides continuous improvement attention to program development, including course development and delivery online.  Other responsibilities include engagement with students at extracurricular events.

The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in one of the following:  TESOL; Language Education with a specialization in TESOL; Applied Linguistics with a specialization in TESOL; or similar credentials.  At least three years of university-level teaching experience is preferable.  Experience teaching K-12 in U.S. schools is required.  Applicants who also are acquainted with PA ESL-Specialist certification requirements and have experience training ESL teachers, teaching adult ESL, and teaching overseas are preferred.

Candidates for the position would be required to abide by the standards of conduct and professional guidelines of the University and be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith. Candidates must be able to articulate and incorporate into their field of teaching a biblically-centered worldview.

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, Math Education

The School of Education is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach existing courses in the Secondary Math Education program. The School seeks to fill up to two courses to be taught each fall and spring semester. Other duties include working with the Dean of the School and faculty to make improvements and updates to course content and delivery, as well as provide advising support to pre-service teachers studying math education. In addition, support may be needed in math for pre-service teachers pursuing elementary education.
The preferred candidate(s) will have a doctoral degree (preferred but not required), teaching experience in PK-12 math education, and teacher certification (from any state and/or ACSI).

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

Technology Services - Network Administrator/Systems Support Specialist (Full-Time)

Technology Services is seeking a Network Administrator/Systems Support Specialist.  Responsibilities require the individual to assist in the administration of network systems and to demonstrate a hands-on role in providing user support for a variety of hardware and software applications, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM.  In addition to a fluent knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems, an in-depth knowledge of computer architecture and network protocols 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.

Educational and experiential requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a computer science-related field, or commensurate combination of education and experience.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, statement of faith, community life covenant and standards of conduct. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Business Services - Staff Accountant (Full-Time)

The University seeks an individual to fill a full-time staff accounting position. The position reports to the Director of Business Services/Controller.

This position is well-suited for a competent accountant ready to move from an entry level position to one in which they will have wide exposure to a variety of accounting responsibilities in a dynamic non-profit environment.

Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, a minimum of two years related job experience. The position also requires a working knowledge of general journal, general ledger and financial statements, a solid understanding of financial information, and the ability to researching and analyzing account information. Proficiency in MS Word and, especially, MS Excel are required. Good problem solving and communication skills are necessary. Understanding of accounting system software is a plus.

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

Campus Store - Campus Store Manager (Full-Time)

The University seeks an individual to fill a full-time year-round position as Campus Store Manager.  Reporting to the Sr. Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment, the Manager oversees a retail operation, including presentation and sales of the campus store merchandise, fulfillment of online orders, and providing assistance to students obtaining textbooks from a contracted provider.

This is a sales management position which requires management of point of sale systems, inventory, budget and expenses, and student worker hiring, training and scheduling.  The position is strongly connected to the University’s broader marketing efforts, and the Manager operates the Store to be an extension of the University’s marketing, branding, and customer service efforts.  Responsibilities also include oversight of the physical and online operations of the Store, including visual presentation and security.  The Manager maintains Store hours which complement students’ needs and campus events.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business administration, marketing, or related field.  Retail experience, including supervision, is preferred.   The individual must have a business focus and a customer-friendly demeanor.

Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life standards.To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter 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 HVAC, 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. Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, statement of faith, community life covenant and standards of conduct.

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

Library - Administrative Clerk (Full-Time)

The Masland Library is accepting applications for an Administrative Clerk.

This is a paraprofessional staff position which reports to the Library’s Assistant Director.  Primary responsibilities are to provide administrative and clerical support to the Dean of Educational Resources and to the Library staff.

Duties also include performing a full range of circulation desk procedures using an automated circulation system; scheduling and supervising student workers; assisting in maintaining the reserve collection; accurately performing a variety of library services such as shelving; and providing professional assistance to and communication with patrons and other users of the library’s resources.

This position is well-suited for a conscientious, organized, and detail-oriented individual seeking an opportunity to learn about library sciences, services, and systems from the ground up.   The position requires a bachelor’s degree; candidates with prior experience in a library setting are preferred.

Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, statement of faith, community life covenant and standards of conduct.To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Department of Athletics - Sports Information Director (Full-Time)

Cairn University is seeking candidates to fill the full-time staff position of Sports Information Director.  Cairn University, a non-denominational Christian institution located in Langhorne, PA, is a member of the NCAA Division III participating in the Colonial States Athletic Conference, and offering 12 intercollegiate sports.

The Sports Information Director (SID) is responsible to gather, assess, maintain, and report statistical and descriptive information for all sports.  The SID plays an essential role in creating a positive image of Cairn by producing interesting, timely, and accurate information for the media, to satisfy league requirements, and to publicize sports activities among the University’s various constituents.  The SID is the key individual responsible for marketing Cairn Athletics:  The SID performs statistical analysis of in-game data, compiles individual and team performance break-down, prepares pre-game and post-game press releases and articles incorporating athlete and coach interviews, and manages the Athletics social media including, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.  In addition to having experience taking stats, the individual must have experience in using statistic-oriented databases, video editing, film breakdown, conference reporting, and writing game day articles. The SID assists the Director of Athletics and supports the athletics programs in a variety of ways which may include department administration, NCAA compliance, and assisting with game-day details.  Consideration will not be given to candidates who are also seeking to coach.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree.  A degree in English or Communications is preferred; excellent writing skills are required.  One to three years of experience with managing statistics or sports marketing and a background in athletics are required.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith, and standards of community life.  To apply, please complete the online Employment Application.  You may upload your resume/CV and a cover letter with the application.

University Ministry Center - Student Ministry Coordinator (Part-Time)

The University is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Student Ministry Coordinator.  This is a part-time and year-round staff position which reports to the Dean of Student Life.  The Coordinator works an average of 25 hours per week.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, implementation and assessment of specific objectives of the University Ministry Center.  The Center serves as a liaison between the University and area ministry leaders to provide the framework which connects students to ministry opportunities that complement their academic programs and fulfill their ministry requirements.  The Coordinator position is heavily administrative and requires a ministry- and student-oriented awareness to guide, oversee, and assess students’ success in their ministry assignments.  The Coordinator also helps the University to provide a unified approach to the University’s provision of ministry experiences by serving on the Global Mission Board, assisting with various aspects of mission-trip readiness, and providing scheduling and coordination for many aspects of the University’s student chapel programs.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Bible or other Ministry-related field or the equivalent in experience; strong administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to manage many varied tasks throughout the year.  The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience working with college students.

Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith, community life covenant and standards of conduct.

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

Department of Athletics - Head Coach, Men's Golf (Part-Time)

The Department of Athletics has a part-time Head Coaching opportunity available for Men’s Golf.  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, and Colonial States Athletic Conference.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst 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, a demonstrated ability to work with student-athletes, athletics personnel and administration, and agreement with the mission, vision, statement of faith and standards of conduct of the University.  Inquiries may be made to Ms. Laura Behnke, Director of Athletics, 215-702-4521; lbehnke@cairn.edu. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Department of Athletics - Head Coach, Women's Volleyball (Part-Time)

The Department of Athletics has a part-time Head Coaching opportunity available for Women’s Volleyball.  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, and Colonial States Athletic Conference.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst 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, a demonstrated ability to work with student-athletes, athletics personnel and administration, and agreement with the mission, vision, statement of faith and standards of conduct of the University.  Inquiries may be made to Ms. Laura Behnke, Director of Athletics, 215-702-4521; lbehnke@cairn.edu. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Department of Athletics - Assistant Coach, Women's Softball (Part-Time)

The Department of Athletics has a part-time assistant 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, and Colonial States Athletic Conference.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst 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, a demonstrated ability to work with student-athletes, athletics personnel and administration, and agreement with the mission, vision, statement of faith and standards of conduct of the University.  Inquiries may be made to Ms. Laura Behnke, Director of Athletics, 215-702-4521; lbehnke@cairn.edu. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter with the application.

Department of Athletics - Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer (Part-Time)

The Department of Athletics has a part-time assistant coaching opportunity available for Women’s Soccer.  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, and Colonial States Athletic Conference.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst 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, a demonstrated ability to work with student-athletes, athletics personnel and administration, and agreement with the mission, vision, statement of faith and standards of conduct of the University.  Inquiries may be made to Ms. Laura Behnke, Director of Athletics, 215-702-4521; lbehnke@cairn.edu. To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload and submit your resume/CV and cover letter 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?

Cairn exists to educate students to serve Christ to 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, located just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia. All faculty and staff at Cairn University, regardless of position, strive to have 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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