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, 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, 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

University Admissions - Graduate Admissions Counselor (Full-Time)

The Admissions Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Graduate Admissions Counselor.  The position reports to the Director of Admissions and is a sales function requiring a high degree of ambition, diligence, creativity flexibility, and self-management.

This position performs activities related to recruitment and admissions and serves as the primary contact person for prospective graduate students.  The individual must possess personal characteristics that will enable them to create positive connections and relationships with prospective students and graduate program chairs.  The position requires varied schedules including some evening and weekend hours and limited overnight travel.  Adept use of various communications methods (excellent writing and oral skills, email, phone, and text correspondence) is required.  The individual must have experience with MSOffice products and be comfortable using various databases.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; valid driver’s license; prior sales experience preferred; strong sales drive and goal orientation; excellent phone communications and time management skills; self-motivation and self-discipline; strong presentation skills; ability to work under pressure; ability to work with a team of other admissions professionals; willingness to follow guidelines and processes; strong organization and computer skills; flexible, teachable and cooperative spirit.  Applicants must be in agreement with the University’s mission, Statement of Faith, and community life standards.

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

Business Services - General Accountant (Full-Time)

The University seeks an individual to fill a full-time year-round entry-level, professional entry level general accounting position.  The position reports to the Director of Business Services/Controller. 

Duties include overseeing the accounts payable and student payroll functions, as well as providing back-up support to the Business Services Representatives who handle general transactions from both student and employee customers.  The Accountant will perform a wide variety of routine accounting tasks in support of Business Services’ standard accounting practices.  Work is detail-oriented and requires problem solving, excellent customer service, and ongoing management using the University’s various software systems. 

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business administration or accounting, or equivalent experience, and proficiency in Microsoft office software and accounting/inventory software.  Experience in office management, including accounts payable and payroll processing, and generally-strong mathematics and organizational skills are needed. 

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

Business Services - Business Services Representative (Full-Time)

The University seeks an individual with general experience in accounting and administrative duties to fill a full-time, year-round position on the Department of Business Services. 

Duties include clerical and accounting-related work associated with the University’s business services, and accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.  Work is detail-oriented and requires problem solving, excellent customer service, and ongoing use of the University’s various software systems.  The Business Services Representative is also cross-trained and expected to provide general support in handling deposits, student account inquiries, and a variety of general student and employee transactions.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business administration or accounting, or equivalent experience, and proficiency in Microsoft office software and accounting/inventory software.  Experience in office management, including accounts payable and receivable and generally-strong mathematics and organizational skills are needed. 

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 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

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.

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 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.

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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