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Campus Visit Coordinator - Admissions Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Campus Visit Coordinator in the Office of Admissions. As a member of the Undergraduate Admissions team and reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Admissions, this newly-created role of Campus Visit Coordinator will create a welcoming campus visit experience for prospective students, guests, and visitors. This key position will be responsible to create a warm, welcoming hospitality-driven visit program, including but not limited to, coordinating all logistical aspects for campus visits for prospective first year and transfer students, their families, and Counselors.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Chester
Widener University Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology (IGCP) is currently seeking applications for two positions at the rank of Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology – Tenure Track in the College of Health and Human Services beginning Fall of 2023. These ten-month positions are core faculty positions in our graduate level Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program. IGCP is the oldest continually-accredited Psy.D. program in the nation, and has an innovative exclusively-affiliated and separately accredited internship integrated into the doctoral program. IGCP students are a diverse and talented group of 160 future scholar-practitioners who are with the program for 5 years of study.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition Science Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in the School of Nursing/Department of Nutrition Science. Reporting to the Dean, this role provides support to both the Master’s in Nutrition Science and undergraduate Nursing programs.
Administrative Specialist, Continuing Studies Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Administrative Specialist in the Center for Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS). CGCS is an academic unit that offers online graduate, undergraduate and continuing education programs that offers accessible pathways for adult learners. Reporting to the Interim Dean, the Administrative Specialist serves as a resource on procedural, administrative and operational issues, while providing high-level administrative support to the Interim Dean, Associate Dean and Directors within the Center. The primary duties of the Administrative Specialist include the administration and coordination of unit reporting, data management and information gathering. This position requires professionalism, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
Assistant Director of Financial Aid - Commonwealth Law School Harrisburg
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Financial Aid on the Harrisburg, PA campus. This role reports to Director of Financial Aid, located on the Chester Campus, and provides support to the Enrollment Service Office (Bursar/Financial Aid) of Commonwealth Law. Responsible for managing the daily functioning of the Financial Aid Office on the Harrisburg campus, the individual will have system management experience with a highly automated financial aid management system. The individual will assist the Director in the development of policies and procedures, and will have significant knowledge of the overall operation of the Financial Aid function of the School of Law. The Assistant Director assists the Director in representing the office to external constituents.
Dean, Delaware Law School, Widener University, Wilmington, DE Delaware
Widener University Delaware Law invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations of candidates to be our next Dean. The Dean will serve as the chief administrative officer of the School and reports to the Provost. The successful candidate will be a strong and bold leader who will contribute to the long-term vision of the Law School, and inspire students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and other community members to support the Law School. The University seeks a collaborative leader who will be visible, accessible, and approachable to all constituents internal and external to the institution.
Dean, Widener Law Commonwealth (WLC) Harrisburg, PA Harrisburg
Widener Law Commonwealth (WLC) invites applications, expressions of interest, and nominations of candidates to be our next Dean. The Dean will be the chief administrative officer of WLC. The Dean will advocate for WLC’s interests and promote its mission in interactions with multiple constituencies, including students, faculty, university administration, alumni, ABA, AALS, and the public. Accordingly, it is essential that the Dean be dedicated to, and adept at, communicating with a variety of audiences, in both formal and informal ways. Personal interaction with students, faculty, and staff on a nearly daily basis is essential, and the Dean must be approachable by—and value the contributions of—all the diverse voices at WLC. Applicants should have a leadership style that emphasizes consensus-building and transparency, as well as demonstrated appreciation and support for shared governance.
Director of Graduate Programs, Human Sexuality Studies - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Director of Graduate Programs in Human Sexuality Studies who would report to the Director of the Center for Human Sexuality Studies and the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. This is a 12- month position with administrative, teaching, and service duties with non-tenure track faculty status.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a 10-month tenure track faculty member in the Institute for Speech-Language Pathology. This role reports to the Director of the Institute for Speech-Language Pathology. The position is for a candidate with an academic/research doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or a related field; ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP); eligibility for SLP Licensure in Pennsylvania; and a minimum 2 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in an institution of higher education. Preference will be given to individuals with clinical, teaching, and research expertise in pediatric and/or school-aged communication disorders, bilingual speech and language development, or bilingual assessment and treatment practices in pediatric populations.
Teaching Fellow of French and Francophone Studies Chester
Widener University’s College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Division invites applications for a one semester sabbatical replacement Teaching Fellow in French and Francophone Studies beginning in January 2023. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a knowledge of current trends and research in their field(s). Teaching duties will include Elementary French II and Intermediate French II, both taught using the OER Français Interactif and the videochat platform TalkAbroad. In addition, the successful candidate will teach a 300-level course in French on a topic related to Francophone literature to students majoring and minoring in French or taking the course as an elective for general education. The ability for this third course to contribute to racial-ethnic studies and/or gender studies would be welcomed.

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