Thank you for considering Cairn University as the place to begin or continue your career.  Below is a listing of positions currently available.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to human.resources@cairn.edu unless otherwise indicated.

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 submit cover letter and résumé to human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax (215) 702-4841.

School of Social Work - Faculty (Full-Time)

The School of Social Work is accepting applications for a full time position for the fall 2017 semester. Candidates should be prepared to teach four courses per semester (12 credit hours) for a total of eight courses per year. The primary areas of teaching responsibility may include social work practice from a generalist perspective, social welfare policy, social work research, statistics, and social science courses. Other responsibilities include student advising; faculty and com­mittee participation; and professional involvement through writing, consulting, and serving within the social work/faith community. This individual must be a competent teacher, knowledgeable in the field, and able to make a contribution to the community as a resource person for social work.

The preferred candidate will have a doctorate in social work or a related field. A minimum of a master’s degree (M.S.W.) and at least two years of post-master’s, agency-based experience in social work practice are required. Teaching experience and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker credential is strong­ly preferred.

Candidates for the position must profess personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and be required to 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.

Please submit resume or CV to the Department of Human Resources.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841

School of Music - Faculty (Full-Time)

The School of Music is accepting applications for a full time faculty position. Duties of this position will be to conduct the Chorale, the Chamber Singers, teach choral conducting/methods classes, advanced choral literature classes and other courses suited to the candidate’s expertise to a diverse group of undergraduate students as assigned by the Dean of the School of Music. The faculty member will serve as Director of Choral Activities, responsible for providing vision and direction for the choirs at Cairn, and working with the Dean of the School of Music in continuing to establish a national reputation for excellence in performance. Additionally, this individual will coordinate outreach, recruiting, and head the Cairn Choral Festival and honor choir events.

To qualify for this position, the candidate must have completed, no later than January 1, 2018, a Doctorate in Music (DMA, DA, PhD, EdD) from a nationally accredited institution.

The preferred candidate will have a Doctoral Degree in Choral Conducting from a nationally accredited institution; and three or more years of full-time secondary or post-secondary teaching experience with two or more years of full-time college teaching experience as a director of choral ensembles. A record of success in the areas directing choral ensembles and related music education classes; music technology; music history; worship studies; proven ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with music colleagues; a record of success recruiting students into the program and show evidence of scholarly, creative activities in choral performance and/or publications as evidenced through nationally recognized peer-reviewed scholarly publications.

Candidates for the position must profess personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and be required to 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.

Please submit resume or CV to the Department of Human Resources.
Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

School of Business - Faculty, Computer Science (Full-Time)

The School of Business is accepting applications for a full time faculty position to teach computer science.  This is a new program for the School.  The candidate(s) for this position should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses including programming, database administration and web development.  The curriculum focuses on the LAMP stack, and object oriented languages such as Java, JavaScript & Python.  Other responsibilities include community and student life involvement, student advising, and committee participation.  The candidate will also help to develop curriculum and courses.  Candidates should be prepared to teach a minimum of 24 credits per academic year. 

Candidates must possess an earned master degree in a related field from an accredited college or university, and/or have significant professional experience.  Ideal candidates will also have at least three years of university-level teaching experience.  Candidates for the position must profess personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and be required to 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.  

Please submit resume or CV to the Department of Human Resources.
Email: human.resources@cairn.edu Fax: 215-702-4841.

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Faculty, Counseling and Psychology (Full-Time)

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for a full time faculty position to teach counseling and psychology.  The candidate(s) for this position should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses including general psychology, personality theory, and biological foundations of behavior, as well as graduate counseling courses on counseling theory, various models of counseling for counselors-in-training, and marriage and family counseling.  Other responsibilities include supervision of counseling interns, student advising, and com­mittee participation.  Candidates should be prepared to teach a minimum of 24 credits per academic year. 

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate degree in counseling, counselor education, or psychology from an accredited college or university, or have significant progress toward earning a doctoral degree.  Candidates must also have at least three years of university-level teaching experience and must be a licensed counselor maintaining active involvement as a professional counselor.  Candidates for the position must profess personal faith in Jesus Christ, be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith, and be required to 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.  

Please submit resume or CV to the Department of Human Resources. 

Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

 

School of Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Biological Foundations of Behavior

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking to fill the following position for adjunct faculty for the Fall 2017 semester.  Candidates are 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 a biblically-centered worldview into their field of teaching. 

PSY 351 Biological Foundations of Behavior – Fall 2017: Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:15 pm.  This 3-credit course provides an introduction to research and perspectives on the interrelations of the brain, the mind, and behavior.  A study of the brain and its anatomical and functional organization provides context for studying the origins of behavioral neuroscience.   The candidate must have a master’s degree in science or a science-related field.  Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred.    

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume or CV to human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

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 Fall 2017 and the same in the Spring 2018 semester.  Curriculum areas include 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, and a principal or superintendent certification (from any state).   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 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 submit a cover letter and resume or CV to human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

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, 2017. 

Cairn University’s uniquely designed online ABA programs are the first Christian University programs worldwide that integrate autism training with coursework that meets the course requirements for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and also provide credentials for the MS in Special Education degree in ABA, Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, PA Behavior Specialist License, and PA Autism Spectrum Disorders endorsement.   Students can work to obtain one or more of these credentials.  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 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certificate in good standing and have or will have successfully completed the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Supervision Training.  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 all 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 submit a cover letter and resume or CV to human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215.702.4841.

Current Staff Openings

Academic Resource Center - Director (Full-Time)

The University is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Director, Academic Resource Center.  This is a full-time and year-round staff position which reports to the Dean of Student Life.

The Director is responsible for providing leadership in developing and administering academic support services and is responsible for the coordination and implementation of a Disability Services program for all Cairn University students with documented disabilities under the mandates of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended, and other applicable laws. The Director also develops and implements programs aimed at providing learning assistance to students whose academic success is enhanced by services such as tutoring, application of good study habits and other activities designed to help students maximize academic outcomes.  The Director oversees one full time staff member, interns and student workers.  The Director provides resources, education, guidance, and support to faculty, staff, and students as well as assisting all students in their individual academic efforts as well as advocates for academic support and disability-related issues, and ongoing program assessment and development.

Qualifications include a master’s degree in social work or education; strong administrative and management skills, certification and/or experience working with ADA 504 requirements.  TESOL and/or disabilities coordination experience is preferred.  The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in a higher educational setting.

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

Please provide a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

Office of Safety & 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 evening shift and/or (4:00 p.m. to midnight) and some weekends (total 40 hours per week).  The individual must also be available 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 officers and shuttle drivers.  The Supervisor implements established procedures related to University rules and regulations, surveillance systems, welfare of students and property, motor vehicle issues, general safety, and special events.  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 Responder certification is required.  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.  Traditional undergraduate students are not eligible for consideration, however, students in the graduate or degree completion programs may apply.  

Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life standards.  Please submit cover letter and resumes to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@cairn.edu

Office of Student Life - Student Programs Coordinator (Full-Time)

The Office of Student Life is seeking candidates to fill a full-time, year-round position of Student Programs Coordinator.  This position provides coordination and oversight of major campus student activities to intentionally provide a dynamic campus life.  Reporting to the Director of Community Life, the Coordinator organizes, supervises, and evaluates a full range of activities, events, and programs for the student body.  The Coordinator supports the Director of Community Life, as well as others in the Student Life department, in the planning, scheduling, execution, and evaluation of activities and events as key elements of students’ co-curricular opportunities.   University-provided housing is included with this position.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Student Life or other related field and experience as an RA, student group leader, or similar work.  Experience in event planning 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 University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life standards.

Please provide a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@cairn.edu.

Financial Aid Office - Financial Aid Counselor (Full-Time)

Cairn University is accepting applications for the full-time position of Financial Aid Counselor.  The position reports to the Director of Financial Aid.

The Financial Aid Counselor assists the Director of Financial Aid with the coordination and administration of federal, state and institutional financial aid.  Primary responsibilities include counseling students and their families through the application process and planning for payment of educational expenses, processing financial aid awards, and federal verification.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; strong skills in the areas of public speaking, written communication, and customer service; and computer proficiency in MS Office.  Financial Aid experience, including experience in financial aid and/or student information systems, is preferred.  Familiarity with federal and state financial aid systems is a plus.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith, community life covenant and standards of conduct.

Please provide resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

Oasis Counseling Center - Counselor (Part-Time)

The University seeks an individual to work on a part-time basis as a Counselor in the University’s Counseling Center.

The Counselor’s primary responsibility is to conduct counseling sessions with individual undergraduate and graduate students and members of the community.  The work schedule is a standard 16 hours per week, including some day and some evening hours, year-round.  This position is ideally designed to provide a qualified counselor with supervised hours required to meet state (PA) licensure, while receiving a robust level of supervisory and developmental support.  This is not a fee-for-service position.

A Master’s degree in counseling is required.  Graduates of Cairn’s Counseling program, and applicants with some experience working with college-age men and/or women, are preferred.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s Mission, Statement of Faith, and standards of community life.

Please provide resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

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.

Please provide a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

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

The Department of Athletics has a part-time Head Coaching opportunity available for Men’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 submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215-702-4841.

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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.

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