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 - 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 2018.  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 and unofficial transcripts with the application.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Faculty, Chemistry (Full-Time)

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time faculty position to teach Chemistry and other courses such as General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.  The position is pending budget approval and, if approved, will be for the ’18-’19 academic year. 

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in Chemistry.  Candidates with a doctoral degree are preferred.  Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred. Preferential consideration will be given to applicants who are also interested in and qualified to teach Biology.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life Covenant, 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.  Applicants may submit a resume/CV, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and other information by uploading them with the application.

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

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time faculty position to teach Biology.  The position is pending budget approval and, if approved, will be for the ’18-’19 academic year.

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in Biology.  Candidates with a doctoral degree are preferred.  Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred.  Preferential consideration will be given to applicants who are also interested in and qualified to teach Chemistry.

Candidates for faculty positions are required to profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ, be agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life Covenant, 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.  Applicants may submit a resume/CV, cover letter, unofficial transcripts and other information by uploading them with the application.

School of Education - Adjunct Faculty, Special Education

The School of Education is seeking to fill an online adjunct faculty position in the Special Education Department. The position includes developing and teaching online Reading courses. The University is seeking to fill this position for Fall 2018.

The candidate must have a master’s degree in Special Education, Education, or related field; current state Special Education certification or Reading Specialist certification; and a minimum of five years of experience in Special Education, Reading, or related field. Candidates with an EdD, PhD, or ABD in Special Education, Reading, or related field are preferred. Preference is also given to candidates with Wilson Reading System certification and/or experience in online course development and instruction at the college level.

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.

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.

To obtain additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Joey Beeson, Dean, School of Education, Telephone: 215-702-4287; Email: jbeeson@cairn.edu.

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.

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

The School of Education is seeking to fill faculty positions for its Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program, beginning July 1, 2018.

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 or will have successfully met the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Supervision Training and other requirements for supervisors.  Preference will be given to candidates who have at least two years ABA clinical experience, supervisory experience, and online higher education teaching experience.

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

Resident Director (Full-Time)

The University is seeking candidates for the full time position of Resident Director.  Pending budgetary approval, a start date in June 2018 is expected.

The Resident Director reports to the Director of Community Life and manages a residence hall facility that houses approximately 200+ undergraduate students. Duties include providing basic mentoring and advising to residents; management of the residence hall facilities; supervision of developmental programming efforts; Resident Assistant selection, training, evaluation, and supervision.  In addition, Resident Directors each have specific responsibilities which support Community Life programs such as in the areas of student leadership development, housing coordination, and oversight of conduct issues.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in Student Life or other related field and experience as an RA, student group leader, youth leader, or similar work.  Experience in a collegiate setting is preferred.  The individual will possess strong spiritual leadership qualities and character, and have strong organization and management skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.

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

Masland Library - Information Literacy Librarian (Full-Time)

The University is seeking candidates for the full time position of Information Literacy Librarian. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Library and works with faculty and students, in person and virtually, to promote the effective use of print and digital resources available at the library. The successful candidate will develop training and resources, using tools such as LibGuides, course management and Stacks Discovery as well as coordinate social media, events and outreach opportunities.

This position requires occasional evening hours and one Saturday per month during the regular semester.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required
  • Minimum of 3 years of academic library experience required
  • Reference and instruction experience strongly preferred
  • Innovative and self-motivated individual
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with course management software (Moodle, preferred), LibGuides, and ILS (Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra preferred)
  • Familiar with professional issues, trends, and technology in academic librarianship

Applicants must be in agreement with the mission, vision, statement of faith and community life standards of the University To apply, please complete the online Employment Application. You may upload your resume/CV and a 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 - 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.

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 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, 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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