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 Job 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, 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.

Custodial Services - Custodial Services Worker, 3rd Shift (Full-Time)

Cairn University is seeking candidates to fill a full-time 3rd shift custodial services position, working a usual schedule of Sunday/Monday through Thursday/Friday from 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. Accountable to the Director of Campus Services and to the 3rd shift supervisor, this position is responsible to perform housekeeping services and may assist with grounds maintenance such as snow removal, and minor maintenance and repair work.

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. Prior experience in custodial services preferred. 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.

Campus Services - General Maintenance Worker (Full-Time)

Cairn University is seeking to fill a full-time general maintenance worker position.  The position reports to the Director of Campus Services.  

The University is open to discussing a Monday through Friday work schedule that could be days, afternoon/evenings, or a combination.  Occasional overtime and weekend on-call responsibilities would also be required.

Job requirements include training and experience in basic preventive maintenance and repairs to plumbing and electrical equipment (mostly residential), and basic building upkeep and repair work such spackling, painting, furniture repairs, etc.  The individual may work in a variety of areas on campus, but most work will likely be in residence halls. Along with other members of the department, on-call service to support critical incidents (such as electrical outages, snow removal, and in support of special events) is required.  

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.

Campus Services - Vehicle Maintenance Worker (Full-Time)

Cairn University is seeking to fill a full-time vehicle maintenance worker position. The position reports to the Director of Campus Services.  

The University is open to discussing a Monday through Friday work schedule that could be days, afternoon/evenings, or a combination.  Occasional overtime and weekend on-call responsibilities would also be required.

Job requirements include responsibility for maintaining the University fleet of autos, vans, trailers, snow removal equipment, grounds care equipment including tractors and grass cutting machines, and small equipment such as chain saws.  Applicants must have work experience on a variety of these types of machines and motors.

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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