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 Subject : Three New Positions at Penn State Lehigh Valley.. 09/23/2015 01:17:24 PM 
Susan Chappell
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There are three positions opening at Penn State Lehigh Valley for the following roles:

Manager of Academic and Career Advising

Job Number: 59264
Date Announced: 08/20/2015
Work Unit: Penn State Lehigh Valley
Department: Academic Affairs
Level/Classification: 03 - Exempt
04 - Exempt
Responsible for the overall operation, management, and administration of the Lehigh Valley Academic Advising Center and coordination of career services. Responsible for coordination, development and implementation of a variety of career services activities and events aligned with and provided to undergraduate students with individual career counseling. Provide effective leadership to the campus academic advisers. Demonstrate leadership, vision, successful project and team management, and a successful track record in developing and implementing strategic goals. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of college student development theory and practice. Demonstrate ability to balance multiple responsibilities while effectively and professionally communicating well with multiple constituents. Reports to the Director Academic Affairs. Expectations: Manage academic advising services. Manage supervising, hiring, evaluating and training of advising staff. Develop and implement assessment plans and strategic plans for the advising program. Manage New Student Orientation, and assign appropriate staffing. Manage Division of Undergraduate Studies, including provisional enrollment programs, and assign appropriate staff. Manage academic adviser training and development for faculty and professional advisers. Provide academic advising for assigned students. Manage incorporation of latest advising technology. Coordinate Career Services at Penn State Lehigh Valley. Manage supervising, hiring, evaluating and training of career services staff. Develop and implement assessment plans and strategic plans for Career Services for Career Services in close alignment and collaboration with Penn State Career Services, University-Wide. Represent career services at campus and community functions and University-wide committees. Review and select career assessment instruments for PSLV Career Services. Select and supervise Career Services interns. Work effectively in collaboration with the academic department internship coordinators. Provide career counseling to assigned students. Manage unit budgets for advising and career services. Teaching possible, in accordance with University/Campus policies. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in an education or social science related discipline or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Master's Degree or higher in Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology, or a related discipline is strongly preferred.

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Office of Human Resources - http://www.ohr.psu.edu - © 2015 all rights reserved.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Advancement and Giving Specialist 5
(Director of Campus Development and Alumni Relations, Lehigh Valley)
Job Number: 58907
Date Announced: 07/31/2015
Work Unit: Division of Development And Alumni Relations
Department: University Development, Lehigh Valley Level/Classification: 05 - Exempt
As a member of Penn State’s Office of University Development (OUD), you can play an integral role in one of the most respected and successful fundraising operations in the country. Penn State is one of only a dozen public institutions nationwide to complete a $2 billion fundraising campaign, and our alumni association is the largest dues-paying organization of its kind in the world. This success depends not only upon our strong institutional culture of philanthropy, but also upon the more than 300 development and alumni relations staff members whose professionalism and expertise set the standard in the field. As Penn State looks ahead to a new era in fundraising, it is seeking individuals committed to both the tradition of land-grant education and the future growth of our institution. Penn State’s Office of University
Development is seeking a director of campus development for Penn State Lehigh Valley. This job reports directly to the Executive Director of Development at Penn State University Park and has a close working relationship with the chancellor of Penn State Lehigh Valley. The Director will provide leadership and direction to all aspects of the advancement and development programs at the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus. The Director is responsible for developing annual goal setting and fundraising plans and directing related activities in support of these goals and objectives. The Director is expected to solicit ten annual leadership gifts at a $2,500+ level each month and will work to secure major gifts ($100,000+) and lead the campus’ efforts to successfully identify, cultivate and solicit alumni and other donors in support of Penn State Lehigh Valley’s fundraising goals. It is expected that the Director will work collaboratively with the Chancellor of the Lehigh Valley campus, development committee volunteers, campus advisory board and central University Development staff to ensure fundraising success. The Director will work to engage department heads and faculty and cultivate loyalty to the
University and the campus. The Director is expected to complete a total of fifteen (15) monthly visits (minimum) with prospects and donors and is responsible for managing the development budget for Penn State Lehigh Valley. Prior development and campaign experience is preferred. Travel is required. The successful candidate must possess exemplary interpersonal skills and demonstrate a genuine appreciation for working with diverse audiences. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires the director to operate a motor vehicle as part of their job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

The Pennsylvania State University
Office of Human Resources - http://www.ohr.psu.edu - © 2015 all rights reserved.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Alumni Relations and Stewardship Officer 2 (Alumni Relations Coordinator)

Job Number: 59632
Date Announced: 09/08/2015
Work Unit: Penn State Lehigh Valley
Department: Lehigh Valley Campus
Level/Classification: 02 - Exempt

The Alumni Relations Coordinator is an essential member of the campus’s creative and dynamic team dedicated to fostering strong ties between the campus and the alumni. This person will provide assistance with stewardship and work collaboratively with the campus Director of Development. In addition, this person will work closely with the Executive Assistant for the Chancellor’s Office. Responsibilities related to Alumni Relations: Building relationships with alumni and promoting programs that support the campuses strategic plan. Managing current and emerging volunteer initiatives. Providing leadership and guidance to existing and growing alumni communities such as the Penn State Lehigh Valley Alumni Society and the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association. Work on special alumni relations projects and preparing nominations for university awards. Supporting the work of the alumni society and its’ committees. Assisting with the implementation of signature events including Homecoming. Engage in marketing and communication efforts related to alumni relations which may include writing for print and on-line publications and individualized correspondence. Responsibilities related to Development and Stewardship: Provide general guidance and support to the Director of Development related to alumni interaction. Assist with the planning and implementing campus-related stewardship events. Write and orchestrate remarks for stewardship-related events. Engage in marketing and communication efforts related to stewardship which may include writing for print and on-line publications and individualized correspondence. Support provided to the Chancellor’s Office would include the following: Maintaining budget expenditures, prepare financial reports including Purchasing Card transactions, and all other IBIS functions. Provide backup in the absence of the Administrative Support Coordinator. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2016 with excellent possibility of re-funding.

The Pennsylvania State University
Office of Human Resources - http://www.ohr.psu.edu - © 2015 all rights reserved.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
 
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