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Electrician - A Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Electrician – A. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing Systems and with minimum supervision, the Electrician-A installs, troubleshoots and repairs electrically energized equipment, components, conduits and wiring to provide safe and comfortable facilities for students, faculty, and staff. The Electrician may be required to perform work on power distribution systems, building electrical systems, and other electrical systems (building access, fire/security systems, audio visual, and building automation systems).
Associate Director of Financial Aid Services - Graduate Studies Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Associate Director of Financial Aid Services for Graduate studies. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, this position provides support to graduate and doctoral students on the Chester Campus. The successful candidate will be an experienced financial aid professional familiar with current trends and challenges in financial aid, who understands the principles of need-based aid and non-need-based aid, and who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life in the Office of Student Engagement. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Engagement, this role provides strategic leadership to the Fraternity and Sorority Life Community including 400+ students, 19 chapters, and four governing councils. The Director is responsible for the supervision, program development, leadership development, and risk management operations associated with all fraternities, sororities, and affiliated student leaders at Widener University. The Director will directly supervise 1 Graduate Assistant through the Widener University Graduate Assistantship Program.
Head of Research, Instruction and Outreach - Wolfgram Memorial Library Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Head of Research, Instruction & Outreach in the Wolfgram Memorial Library. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Head of Research, Instruction, and Outreach (RIO) in the Wolfgram Memorial Library is a visionary leader who drives innovation and fosters a forward-thinking approach to research support, instruction, and outreach activities. This role is instrumental in leveraging AI and other emerging technologies to enhance library services and advance information literacy in a rapidly evolving academic landscape.
Community Engagement Manager Delaware
Widener University Delaware Law School is currently seeking a Community Engagement Manager for Innocence Project Delaware. Reporting to Innocence Project Delaware’s Executive Director, this role provides support to Innocence Project Delaware’s Community Engagement efforts including fundraising, communications, event planning and volunteer supervision and engagement.
University Ombudsperson Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a University Ombudsperson. Reporting to the Chief Diversity Officer, the University Ombudsperson is a dispute resolution practitioner, who is responsible for providing equitable, formal and impartial counsel to faculty and staff. Consultation issues may include, but not limited to, potential complaints, explanations of policies and procedures, or conflicts or general concerns about individual experiences that may impact work or studies.
Engineering Lab Technician Chester
Widener University is seeking a lab technician to support academic, research, and recruitment activities within the School of Engineering. Reporting to the Dean’s office, this role assists faculty and students in instructional and research laboratories and supports outreach and recruitment activities in the School of Engineering.
Physical Security Systems Coordinator Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Physical Security Systems Coordinator in the Office of Campus Safety. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Campus Safety – Technology & Campus Engagement, this role provides direct support to all security technology including card access systems, cameras, emergency communication system, radio communications and fire alarm software.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology - Tenure- Track Chester
Widener University is currently seeking applications for a 10-month faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology – Tenure Track in the College of Health and Human Services, to start in the Fall of 2024. This position is a core faculty position in our graduate level Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program.
Communications Manager - Commonwealth Law School Harrisburg
Widener University is currently seeking a Communications Manager for Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, PA. Reporting to the Executive Director of University Communications, this role is a member of the University Relations department supporting the entire university. The Communications Manager is responsible for increasing the visibility and reputation of the law school with the public, prospective students, and the higher education community through brand storytelling, media relations, and content development across traditional, digital, and emerging platforms. As one of seven schools and colleges that make up Widener University, Commonwealth Law consists of 45 faculty and 300 students.

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