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Recruitment and Retention Coordinator - School of Nursing Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Recruitment and Retention Coordinator in the School of Nursing to support Project Pride (Preparing Registered Nurses through Inclusivity, Diversity, and Empowerment) undergraduate nursing participants. This role reports to the dean, and is a grant funded position with a guaranteed appointment until June 30, 2022 with continuing appointment (subject to grant funding) until June 30, 2025.
Campus Safety Corporal - 3rd Shift, Main Campus Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Campus Safety Corporal to join our team. Campus Safety Corporal/Dispatchers are responsible for the efficient operation of the Campus Safety dispatch office.  Emphasis will focus on the operation of the computer aided dispatch system, managing emergency and non-emergency reports and dispatching the appropriate service, operation/relay of the radio communication system and emergency telephone systems, monitoring alarm systems, card access, and closed circuit TV screen monitors, recording and maintaining appropriate Campus Safety documentation, and key control.
Adjunct, Psychology Chester
Widener University’s College of Arts & Sciences is currently seeking highly qualified adjunct faculty to teach Psychology courses. Our immediate needs are for Introductory Psychology, however there may be opportunity to teach other courses as well.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Institute for Occupational Therapy Education - Tenure Track Chester
Widener University's Institute for Occupational Therapy Education Program is actively seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor for the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program in the College of Health and Human Services. This is a 10-month tenure-track position for a candidate that graduated with a degree in Occupational Therapy and earned a doctoral degree from an accredited college or university. The candidate must also have initial certification by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), eligibility for OT Licensure in Pennsylvania, 1-3 years teaching and research experience in an institution of higher education, and a minimum of 3 years clinical experience. Preference will be given to individuals with clinical, teaching, and research expertise in adults, pediatrics, and or/mental health and an interest in Doctoral Capstone oversight. This role reports to the Director of the Institute for Occupational Therapy Education in the College of Health and Human Services. Responsibilities include teaching courses on campus and online (when requested), serve as academic advisor and/or mentor for students and/or student organizations, contribute to scholarship through research, presentations and/or publications, maintain currency in the academic discipline through continuing study, research, and/or participation in professional activities, pursue service and leadership opportunities within the Program, College, University and profession, serve as Doctoral Capstone Faculty Mentor (4-5 students per year), and other duties assigned by the Director.
Area Coordinator Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Area Coordinator in the Office of Residence Life. This role reports to the Assistant Dean of Students, Office of Residence Life and provides support to our residential community. The Area Coordinator is responsible for the operation and management of co-ed residence halls ranging in size from 18-300 residential students. General responsibilities include, but are not limited to: paraprofessional staff development, student community development, administration, programming, student conduct, advising, multicultural education, professional development and daily professional collaboration with University staff members from other departments. Areas of emphasis may include first-year student residential education, upper-class apartment and Greek housing, and participation in Widener University Student Affairs and Residence Life projects events and committees.
Assistant Professor, Institute for Occupational Therapy Education - Non-Tenure Track - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Chester
Widener University Institute for Occupational Therapy Education Program is actively seeking a full-time 12 month clinical track position as Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor to serve as the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) for the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program in the College of Health and Human Services. This AWFC reports to the Director of the Institute for Occupational Therapy Education and is responsible for the OTD Program compliance with the fieldwork requirements defined by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) and outlined in the accreditation standards. The AFWC administers all aspects the fieldwork portion of the program which includes oversight of Level I and Level II Fieldwork rotations. Responsibilities also include interfacing with fieldwork educators for on-going clinical site development. A significant portion of the AFWC’s annual work load is dedicated to the management and administration of the fieldwork program, and fieldwork-related teaching.
Network Engineer Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Network Engineer to ensure the stability and integrity of in-house voice, data, video and wireless network services.
Campus Safety Officer - 2nd shift, Main Campus Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Campus Safety Officer to join our 2nd shift team. Campus Safety Officers are responsible for ensuring the safety and general well being of all University community members, safe-guarding university property and enforcing university policies and rules. Emphasis will be on fostering good community relations and providing professional service. Officers must conduct themselves in a professional manner and display courtesy to all individuals with whom they have contact.
Teacher, Child Development Center - Certified Pre - K4 Chester
Widener University Child Development Center is seeking a Lead Teacher at the Center. This position will report to the Director of the Child Development Center. This role is responsible for providing high quality early childhood education to young children; and providing high quality learning opportunities for Widener University Students that are enrolled in the University.
Assistant Dean, School of Business Administration Chester
Widener University is seeking an Assistant Dean of the School of Business Administration. Reporting to the Dean, this position will provide data analysis, budget preparation, processing, monitoring, reporting, and event and accreditation planning and support for the Dean, Associate Deans, and program directors. This role will direct nondegree and lifelong learning programs for the School. In addition, the Assistant Dean will supervise the Dean’s office administrative support staff in the absence of the Dean.

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