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 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, Criminal Justice Introduction to Crime and Criminology

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach Introduction to Crime and Criminology in the fall of 2017.  This course provides students with an overview of the field of criminology, focusing on theories and empirical patterns of crime and criminal behavior.  The course will be scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the daytime, most probably in the afternoon.  While this adjunct position does not guarantee further employment by the University, Cairn is looking to hire a part time or full time Criminal Justice professor in the future.  Preference will be given to persons whose mission-fit and teaching ability has been demonstrated in these adjunct capacities.

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the particular field.  Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred. 

 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice Policing and Criminal Process

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach Policing and Criminal Process in the fall and/or spring of the 2017-18 school year.  This course provides students with a study of the United States criminal process, rooted in the history of policing.  The course will be scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the daytime, most probably in the afternoon.  While this adjunct position does not guarantee further employment by the University, Cairn is looking to hire a part time or full time Criminal Justice professor in the future.  Preference will be given to persons whose mission-fit and teaching ability has been demonstrated in these adjunct capacities.

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the particular field.  Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred. 

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 Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Intermediate Spanish

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach Intermediate Spanish in the ’17-’18 academic year.  The courses provide students with a study of fundamental vocabulary, grammar, and syntax, and explore the relationships between the language and culture of those who speak it.  Times and dates for the courses will be determined according to the successful candidates’ schedules; instruction may be done in-person or, if necessary, in a synchronous online format. 

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the particular language, or other demonstrable expertise in the language and in teaching.   Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred. 

 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Language - French

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach first year French in the ’17-’18 academic year. The courses provide students with a study of foundational vocabulary, grammar, and syntax, and explore the relationships between the language and culture of those who speak it. Times and dates for the courses will be determined according to the successful candidates’ schedules; instruction may be done in-person or, if necessary, in a synchronous online format.

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the particular language, or other demonstrable expertise in the language and in teaching. Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred.

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 Liberal Arts & Sciences - Adjunct Faculty, Language - Modern Standard Arabic

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking adjunct faculty to teach first year Modern Standard Arabic in the ’17-’18 academic year. The courses provide students with a study of foundational vocabulary, grammar, and syntax, and explore the relationships between the language and culture of those who speak it. Times and dates for the courses will be determined according to the successful candidates’ schedules; instruction may be done in-person or, if necessary, in a synchronous online format.

The candidate must have a master’s degree and must possess either a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the particular language, or other demonstrable expertise in the language and in teaching. Teaching experience is required; college level experience is preferred.

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

Office of Student Life - Director of Community Life (Full-Time)

Full-time and 12 month.  This position is available immediately.

Position Overview:
The Director of Community Life is responsible for the operation, administration and supervision of the educational, social and physical environments of Cairn University’s residence halls, and the coordination of student programming on Cairn’s campus.  Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Students, the Director of Community Life provides leadership to the Student Programming and Resident Life departments.   Areas of responsibility include staff leadership and development; community and programming development; and various administrative and operations duties pertaining to the safety and well-coordinated housing and services provided to resident students.

Click here for a more detailed description of the Director of Community Life position.

 

Qualifications and Qualities:
Required:  The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Student Affairs or other related field and a minimum of three years of experience in student life work in a collegiate setting.  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.  Resumes should be submitted to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@cairn.edu.  Please clearly indicate, in your email subject line, the position for which you are applying.

Office of Student Life - Resident Director (Full-Time)

Full-time and 12 month.  This position is available in June/July 2017.

Overview – All RD Positions
The Resident Director position involves management of 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, who report to the Director of Community Life, each have specific responsibilities which support of the Community Life programs, as described below. One vacancy will be filled but existing RDs will assume specific duties based on the proficiencies and interests of all RDs.

The Resident Director of Student Leadership Development
The RDSLD is responsible for developing a comprehensive co-curricular program that seeks to further the educational mission of the university by (1) encouraging and aiding students and student groups in the development of social, cultural, civic, intellectual and recreational programs that expand the level of student involvement within the campus community and society; (2) encouraging students and organizations to explore self-directed activities that provide opportunities for self-realization and personal growth; and (3) informing and discussing with students and student groups institutional policies and procedures and how these relate to their lives/activities.  Additionally, RDSLD supports the retention and engagement efforts within Student Life and supports the mission of the Student Life office.

Resident Director and Housing Coordinator
The Resident Director Housing Coordinator assists the Director of Community Life by managing the on-campus housing.  The RDHC manages the housing operations processes, and provides essential administrative support services to the Director of Community Life.  Additionally, RDHC supports the retention and engagement efforts within Resident Life and supports the mission of the Office of Student Life.

Resident Director of Conduct and Administration
The Resident Director of Conduct and Administration will provide programmatic support for students engaged in the university conduct process. This position investigates and adjudicates violations of University policies as well as provides programmatic support to the Resident Life Department.  Through proactive programming and institutional responses this position supports the student experience by developing responsible, conscientious young adults who are committed to maintaining a safe and respectful campus environment. The RDCA also works closely with Director of Community Life to provide programmatic support for the Resident Life team through oversight of residency initiatives.

Click here for a more detailed description of Resident Director positions.

 

Qualifications and Qualities
Required:  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 University’s Statement of Faith and Community Life standards.  Resumes should be submitted to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@cairn.edu.  Please clearly indicate, in your email subject line, the position for which you are applying.

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

Full-time and 12 month.  This position is available in June/July 2017.

Position Overview:
The Student Programs Coordinator 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.

Qualifications and Qualities:
Required:  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.  Resumes should be submitted to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@cairn.edu.  Please clearly indicate, in your email subject line, the position for which you are applying.

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.

Registrar's Office - Credential Specialist (Full-Time)

The University is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time staff position of Credential Specialist.  The Credential Specialist reports to the Registrar and performs a wide range of administrative duties relating to program certification, completion of degree requirements, graduation preparation and the processing of other student academic records.  This individual interacts regularly with students in all academic programs, and with faculty and staff at Cairn and at other Universities.  

Duties require strong administrative and computer skills, ability to ascertain and assess detailed information, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three months of prior experience in the performance of administrative and customer service duties related to this position.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith, and community life covenant and standards of conduct.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and strong skills in the areas of public speaking, written communication, and customer service; and computer proficiency in MS Office.   Administrative experience in an educational organization is preferred.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith and community life covenant.

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

Campus Services - Facilities Use Coordinator(Full-Time)

The University is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time staff position of Facility Use Coordinator.  This position reports to the Director of Campus Services and is responsible for a wide range of duties to coordinate the use of indoor and outdoor facilities across the campus by a variety of internal and external users.  The Coordinator manages the University’s calendar and event management system, and connects facilities use requestors with various support departments such as food services, custodial and maintenance, technology services, marketing, and security, as needed.  The Coordinator also handles facilities use by outside organizations (busiest in the summer) involving negotiation of contracts, providing keys, linens, etc., and working with University departments to prepare rooms for use and provide services as needed.  This position works closely with the President’s Office and Public Relations Associate on events which offer opportunities for University promotion and networking.  The Coordinator schedules the use of University vehicles, and assists the Director with assigning department work orders and other administrative duties. 

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, strong customer service and organizational skills, and the ability to attend to details and work under pressure.  Event planning experience is preferred.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, vision, statement of faith, and community life covenant and standards of conduct. 

Please provide resume to the Human Resources Department.  Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215.702.4841.

Campus Services - General Maintenance Mechanic (Full-Time; Temporary - through March 2017)

Cairn University is seeking to fill a temporary General Maintenance Mechanic 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.

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

Email: human.resources@cairn.edu; Fax: 215.702.4841.

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 working under the Head Coach in 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. 

To apply, please complete the Staff Employment Application, and review, sign if in agreement, and submit the Statement of Faith and the Community Life Covenant found at https://cairn.edu/jobs/, along with a resume, to the Human Resources Department, email: human.resources@cairn.edu; fax: 215-702-4841.

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

The Department of Athletics has part-time Head Coaching opportunities for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country.  The University will give consideration to candidates who are interested in coaching one or both teams.  Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the program including:

  • Instructing student athletes in the rules, strategy, and athletic skills needed to compete at a collegiate level.
  • Selecting 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 to support strategy including particular elements of situational game events.
  • Teaching and modeling Christ-like behavior during all aspects of coaching particularly during games/events.
  • Recruiting student athletes in partnership with Admissions, who are a mission fit to the University and have the skills to be playing collegiate athletics.
  • 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.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst students, staff, alumni and parents for the sport and the team.
  • Creating game and season traditions that build the Cairn Highlander experience.
  • Assisting 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.
  • Coordinating schedules, travel, uniform needs, vehicle use, and other details with members of the Athletics department and other University departments as needed.
  • Meeting regularly with the Athletics Department for meeting and training sessions.

Included in the compensation package is a graduate tuition scholarship for the coach and his/her 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.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, email: human.resources@cairn.edu; fax: 215-702-4841.

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

The Department of Athletics has part-time Head Coaching opportunities for Men’s and Women’s Cross Country.  The University will give consideration to candidates who are interested in coaching one or both teams.  Responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of the program including:

  • Instructing student athletes in the rules, strategy, and athletic skills needed to compete at a collegiate level.
  • Selecting 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 to support strategy including particular elements of situational game events.
  • Teaching and modeling Christ-like behavior during all aspects of coaching particularly during games/events.
  • Recruiting student athletes in partnership with Admissions, who are a mission fit to the University and have the skills to be playing collegiate athletics.
  • 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.
  • Working with members of the Athletic Department to build enthusiasm amongst students, staff, alumni and parents for the sport and the team.
  • Creating game and season traditions that build the Cairn Highlander experience.
  • Assisting 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.
  • Coordinating schedules, travel, uniform needs, vehicle use, and other details with members of the Athletics department and other University departments as needed.
  • Meeting regularly with the Athletics Department for meeting and training sessions.

Included in the compensation package is a graduate tuition scholarship for the coach and his/her 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.  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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