Director of Athletics

The Director of Athletics is appointed by the President and reports directly to the Office of the President.

The responsibilities of this position are to:

  • Coordinate and schedule with members of the physical plant staff and College work-study students to ensure that athletic facilities are properly maintained;
  • Coordinate the gymnasium schedule with adjunct coaching staff for all practices;
  • Schedule and contract (with the assistance of adjunct coaches) all athletic contests;
  • Coordinate transportation, lodging, and meals for all away athletic teams;
  • Ensure that the logistical arrangements of the gymnasium and fields are in place for all home athletic contests (i.e., clock, bleachers, officials, runners, scorekeeper, announcer, gate, etc.);
  • Supervise and evaluate the athletic staff including adjunct coaches;
  • Evaluate athletic equipment inventory and order supplies with approved purchase orders;
  • Prepare the annual athletic budget and ensure budget restrictions are followed;
  • Determine the feasibility of new varsity athletic programs on campus;
  • Develop an Athletic Booster Club with specific emphasis on fund-raising;
  • Build a strong community awareness and relationships;
  • Coordinate a viable intramural program;
  • Assist the enrollment efforts of the College through athletic recruitment;
  • Represent the College at all USCAA meetings;
  • Communicate regularly with the local press in regards to athletic program status and initiatives;
  • Consult with the College registrar, coaches and faculty representative to determine USCAA academic eligibility of all athletes; and
  • Coordinate and assess, with appropriate coaching staff, the academic progress of athletes during the season through regular distribution of grade progress reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master Degree preferred, experience as athletic director preferably in a higher education setting, and knowledge of Title IX.

Please provide cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to Judy Frazier, at judy.frazier@csj.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Adjunct Faculty Pharmacology

The developing Physician Assistant Program at the College of St Joseph in Rutland, Vermont is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach courses in pharmacotherapeutics to its inaugural class of physician assistant students expected to matriculate in June 2016.

This position is responsible for providing instruction in the safe and appropriate prescription of drugs commonly used in medical practice by the primary care Physician Assistants. Instruction focuses on the ability to consider and apply the indications, drug interaction(s), mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, adverse effects, contraindication and monitoring parameters for a drug to a specific patient / patient populations.

Preferred qualifications: Active state licensure, prior teaching experience, Master’s or Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college or school of pharmacy, 2+ years of clinical and/or otherwise relevant experience. We are seeking individuals with exemplary interpersonal and communication skills who will work collaboratively within the Department and the ability to relate professional/clinical experiences to facilitate student learning.

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Director of Counseling Services

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Affairs, this position provides clinical services, consultation, educational programming and outreach designed to foster the full development psychological well-being of the College’s student population. Part-time (20 hours per week)

Direct Clinical Services

Provide initial intake evaluation, and group psychotherapy; outreach programming and educational workshops; mental health screenings; urgent care coverage; after hours emergency consultation; crisis intervention efforts; and referrals for mental health services in the local community.

Provide consultation and training to faculty, administrators, residence life staff, and other student services personnel regarding psychological development and behavioral health issues.

Administrative Responsibilities

Participate in college-wide and/or divisional committees as assigned.

Maintain clinical case files in accordance with legal, ethical, and professional standards.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in counseling, mental health, psychology, therapy, or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Currently licensed in Vermont State to practice as a psychologist, social worker, or mental health counselor.

Minimum of three years of experience providing mental health counseling/psychotherapy for young adults, preferably in a higher education setting.

Adheres and models the code of ethics associated with specialty, license, and/or certification.

Respect for privacy and confidentiality.

Excellent skills in assessment, diagnosis, and intervention/crisis intervention. Experience conducting short-term individual and group therapy.

Understanding of and ability to work within a student development perspective. Ability to consult and collaborate with College personnel and off-campus mental health and psychiatric services.

Experience with outreach programming and the ability to interact with a diverse population.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as the college’s mission, vision, and values.

All positions at College of St. Joseph require a criminal background check.

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Head Women’s Soccer Coach (Part-time)

College of St. Joseph is a USCAA Division II program that currently competes in the Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC).

Job Description

The Head Women’s soccer Coach coordinates all aspects of the College of St. Joseph. Women’s soccer activities including coaching, recruiting, organizing and planning both practice and competition strategies, budgeting, fundraising, team management and administration.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as recruiter for the sport of soccer, identifying and evaluating potential students with that interest and organizing their recruitment in conjunction with the Office of Admissions.

  • Organizes, in conjunction with the director of athletics, all aspects of the soccer program, including facility, competition, practice and operational issues.

  • Acts as a visible presence to represent the college in a positive manner and to heighten awareness of the institution to all of its constituents.

  • Follows all institutional and USCAA regulations regarding soccer in particular and athletics in general.

  • Makes budgetary decisions regarding the proper operation and staffing of the areas of responsibility.

  • Projects and promotes the highest standards for student actions in order to best prepare them as solid citizens and alumni.

  • Other duties as assigned by the athletics director.

Requirements

  • Must have demonstrated ability to recruit prospective student-athletes.

  • Knowledge and specialization in intercollegiate coaching required.

  • Must have strong team building and management skills.

  • Must have ability to work across academic and administrative departments in a cooperative manner.

  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have demonstrated experience in program development, management and leadership.

  • Ability to supervise regular and temporary staff, as well as understand the student-athletes’ commitment to academics.

  • Professional network with club teams, high schools and coaches in Vermont, New Hampshire, New York and Massachusetts.

  • Previous head coaching experience preferred.

Special Requirements

Qualified applicants will have the availability to work evenings and weekends, possess a valid driver’s license for transportation of team in vans or bus and the ability to travel for team practices, competition and recruiting.

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College of  St. Joseph values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer in its programs and activities regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age or any other status protected by law.