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Adjunct instructors for School of Psychology
Posted March 29,2019

Position Available
Adjunct instructors for School of Psychology. Both Undergraduate (day) and Graduate (evening) positions available.

Appointment Date
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Responsibilities
Adjunct psychology faculty members are needed to teach psychology and counseling psychology courses during the Fall and/or Spring semester.

Qualifications
Doctorate or masters + 18 hours, and/or clinical licensure required for masters level courses. Minimum of masters in psychology required for undergraduate courses; doctorate preferred. Teaching experience preferred.

Benefits
N/A

Application Information
Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to academicemployment@avila.edu.

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Professor of Communication
Posted February 19,2019

Position Available
The School of Visual and Communication Arts is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Communication

Appointment Date
August 2019

Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include teaching introductory and upper-division Communication and Design Courses.

Qualifications
Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree in Communication or related field and relevant work experience in strategic communication including social media, mobile and digital content creation, publication and evaluation. Qualified candidates will be expected to apply dynamic teaching methods to current course offerings and will develop curriculum in digital content strategies. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in visual storytelling, digital competencies and high-level involvement in content creation, design, tactics, campaign deployment, measurement, and the full multi-channel media expertise.

Currently the Communication department offers studies in Advertising and Public Relations, Film and Digital Media, Healthcare Communication, and Sports Communication. The successful candidate will work with these disciplines and our Art and Design programs.

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, sick leave, retirement benefits and health insurance.

Application Information
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and three letters of reference to:  academicemployment@avila.edu.  Avila University is not currently sponsoring or transferring H1B visas.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on an unrestricted basis.

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Dean of the College of Professional Schools
Posted February 8,2019

Position Available
Avila University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Professional Schools.  Preferred start for this position is July 1, 2019 or as negotiated with the successful candidate.

Opportunity Overview
The Dean serves as the academic and administrative leader of the College of Professional to advocate for the mission, purpose, and support of the programs of the College, including business, education, communication and art.  The College is organized in three Schools (School of Business, School of Education, and the School of Visual and Communication Arts), each with an operational chair reporting to the Dean, and the Avila Institute for Professional Studies (adult and online formats of discipline programs from across the university).   The College is one of three colleges of the university, including the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Science and Health. 

This position reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and works collaboratively with the deans and senior administrators across the institution to provide effective leadership.  The Dean exercises responsibility over all internal and external activities impacting the College, implementation of the various School strategic plans, and financial management of the College budget lines.  The Dean should market the College effectively to enhance enrollment, and develop and maintain partnerships with external business and education associates that further the strategic directions of the College in line with the strategic direction of the University. In collaboration with the Office of Advancement and the Office of Academic Affairs, he/she will work to identify priorities, to secure philanthropic support for teaching, research, program development, professional development, facilities (maintaining and developing), scholarships, and other needs. 

Responsibilities
Academic Leadership and Management:

  • In collaboration with the Chairs, oversee budgets and financial projections, maintain effective academic advising, and facilitate the ongoing evaluation of curricula for the College’s various programs. Additionally the Dean will ensure compliance with the accreditation and licensure requirements and regulations for college programs.

  • Promote shared governance within the College and foster transparency in decision-making and respect for opinions and voices.

  • Collaborate with other deans to achieve the academic mission of the University and work across disciplines to create and/or sustain programs. Additionally, he/she will demonstrate team building and exercise creativity, vision, and an entrepreneurial spirit in achieving goals.

Faculty and Staff Support and Oversight:

  • Promote excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and engaged service.

  • Ensure faculty receive mentoring and have opportunities for leadership, scholarship, and professional development.

  • Provide oversight and support of faculty with regard to recruitment/hiring, reappointment, tenure, and promotion and tenure.

  • Provide oversight and management of staff in all programs.

External Partnerships and Support:

  • Build partnerships in the external community working collaboratively with regional education, business, and communication/art organizations.

  • Play a major leadership role in procuring resources for the College’s current and future programs

Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes
The successful applicant will have an earned doctoral degree or terminal degree from an accredited university in a discipline represented in one of the three Schools in the College of Professional Schools (business, education, communication or art). 

He/she will have a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and research that warrants appointment as an associate or full professor. Previous successful administrative leadership, including management of budgets, personnel, curriculum, innovative teaching, and leadership of undergraduate, graduate, adult and online programs is preferred.  This is a 12-month position with faculty status and rank.

This position calls for an individual who will support the mission and values of Avila University and embody these in the operation and leadership of the College.  The strong candidate will have the ability to foster collegiality and cooperation with the faculty. He/she will also have a record of successful collaboration within the business and education community as well as experience in resource development. Specific qualifications include familiarity with best practices in enhancing student success, retention, persistence, and graduation. The well-qualified candidate will have an understanding of both undergraduate and graduate education, including professional degree programs in the College.  Experience with institutional and program accreditation and licensure is needed. The College will welcome a Dean who has a commitment to educational quality and to developing and implementing innovative academic programming that delivers traditional, off-site, virtual and partnered initiatives. 

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full time faculty position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes tuition remission for employee and dependents, sick leave, retirement benefits, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.

Application Information
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/characteristics listed in the position profile, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit application materials to academicemployment@avila.edu by March 18, 2019 for best consideration. A background check will be required as part of the application process.

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an average enrollment of 1800 students.  Avila offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and Master’s degrees in Psychology, Education and Business.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities or general employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law.

Dean of the College of Science and Health
Posted February 8,2019

Position Available
Avila University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Health.  Preferred start for this position is July 1, 2019 or as negotiated with the successful candidate.

Opportunity Overview
The Dean serves as the academic and administrative leader of the College of Science and Health to advocate for the mission, purpose, and support of the programs of the College, including natural sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science), applied sciences (Kinesiology), health sciences (Prehealth, Nursing, Radiologic Technology), computer sciences, and mathematics.  The College is organized in four Schools (School of Computer Science and Mathematics, School of Nursing, School of Natural and Applied Sciences, and School of Imaging Sciences) each with an operational chair reporting to the Dean.  The College is one of three colleges of the university, including the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Professional Schools. 

This position reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and works collaboratively with the deans and senior administrators across the institution to provide effective leadership.  The Dean exercises responsibility over all internal and external activities impacting the College, implementation of the various School strategic plans, and financial management of the College budget lines.  The Dean should market the College effectively to enhance enrollment, and develop and maintain partnerships with external business and healthcare associates that further the strategic directions of the College in line with the strategic direction of the University. In collaboration with the Office of Advancement and the Office of Academic Affairs, he/she will work to identify priorities, to secure philanthropic support for teaching, research, program development, professional development, facilities (maintaining and developing), scholarships, and other needs. 

Responsibilities
Academic Leadership and Management:

  • In collaboration with the Chairs, oversee budgets and financial projections, maintain effective academic advising, and facilitate the ongoing evaluation of curricula for the College’s various programs. Additionally the Dean will ensure compliance with the accreditation and licensure requirements and regulations governing nursing and imaging education programs

  • Promote shared governance within the College and foster transparency in decision-making and respect for opinions and voices.

  • Collaborate with other deans to achieve the academic mission of the University and work across disciplines to create and/or sustain programs. Additionally, he/she will demonstrate team building and exercise creativity, vision, and an entrepreneurial spirit in achieving goals.

Faculty and Staff Support and Oversight:

  • Promote excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and engaged service.

  • Ensure faculty receive mentoring and have opportunities for leadership, scholarship, and professional development.

  • Provide oversight and support of faculty with regard to recruitment/hiring, reappointment, tenure, and promotion and tenure.

  • Provide oversight and management of staff in all programs.

External Partnerships and Support:

  • Build partnerships in the external community working collaboratively with regional health, science organizations, and businesses.

  • Play a major leadership role in procuring resources for the College’s current and future programs.

Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes
The successful applicant will have an earned doctoral degree or terminal degree from an accredited university in a discipline represented in one of the four Schools in the College of Science and Health.

He/she will have a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and research that warrants appointment as an associate or full professor. Previous successful administrative leadership, including management of budgets, personnel, curriculum, innovative teaching, and leadership of undergraduate, graduate, adult and online programs is preferred.  This is a 12-month position with faculty status and rank.

This position calls for an individual who will support the mission and values of Avila University and embody these in the operation and leadership of the College.  The strong candidate will have the ability to foster collegiality and cooperation with the faculty. He/she will also have a record of successful collaboration within the business and healthcare community as well as experience in resource development. Specific qualifications include familiarity with best practices in enhancing student success, retention, persistence, and graduation. The well-qualified candidate will have an understanding of both undergraduate and graduate education, including professional degree programs in the College.  Experience with institutional and program accreditation and licensure is needed. The College will welcome a Dean who has a commitment to educational quality and to developing and implementing innovative academic programming that delivers traditional, off-site, virtual and partnered initiatives.

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full time faculty position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes tuition remission for employee and dependents, sick leave, retirement benefits, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.

Application Information
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/characteristics listed in the position profile, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Submit application materials to  academicemployment@avila.edu by March 18, 2019 for best consideration. A background check will be required as part of the application process.  

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an average enrollment of 1800 students.  Avila offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and Master’s degrees in Psychology, Education and Business.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities or general employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Posted February 8,2019

Position Available
Avila University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Appointment Date
August 2019

Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include teaching introductory and upper-level Computer Science, Software Engineering, Networking and Cybersecurity courses.  Candidates for the Assistant Professor position will be expected to apply innovative teaching techniques to course content and will supervise undergraduate research for majors.  The successful candidate will develop a Cybersecurity major and direct the online Computer Science program, which includes hiring and supervising adjuncts for developing and teaching courses.

Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and a background in Cybersecurity and Networking is required. A PhD is preferred, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to the campus community.

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full time faculty position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes tuition remission for employee and dependents, sick leave, retirement benefits, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances.

Application Information
Review of applications will begin on February 28 and continue until the position is filled.  Please send a letter of application, a teaching philosophy statement, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and three letters of reference to: academicemployment@avila.edu.

Additional questions regarding the position can be addressed to Patrick Kopp, Chair of the Computer Science Department (Patrick.kopp@avila.edu)

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an average enrollment of 1800 students.  Avila offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and Master’s degrees in Psychology, Education and Business.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities or general employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law.

Clinical Adjunct Nursing Instructors
Posted October 26,2018

Position Available
Clinical Adjunct Nursing Instructors

Appointment Date 
Spring 2019

Responsibilities 
Clinical adjunct instructors with senior level students in the following placements (primarily on Tuesday and/or Thursdays):
• Adult Med/Surgery (10 hours)
• Mental Health (10 hours)

Qualifications
Missouri nursing license required. Kansas license also required if clinical placement is in Kansas.

Master’s degree in nursing is preferred, or current enrollment in MSN program with Attendance at the Clinical Faculty Academy (CFA) is highly recommended. For information on the CFA, please visit kchealthcareers.com/clinical-faculty-academy/ 

Salary
Competitive salary

Benefits
N/E

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:

Office of Human Resources
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community
Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general employment practices on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Staff

Defensive Coordinator Coach
Posted April 3,2019

Position Available
Defensive Coordinator Coach

Appointment Date
Immediately

Responsibilities
Coordinate the defense and coach a position group, assist the head football coach with all duties of successfully operating our football program, including but not limited to recruiting student-athletes, assisting with training sessions/game preparation/game-day coaching, monitoring the student-athletes academically and managing game day responsibilities.

Qualifications
Previous playing or coaching experience of an offensive skill position at the college level.

Salary
Competitive

Benefits
This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits and health insurance.

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:
          Office of Human Resources
          Avila University
          11901 Wornall Road
          Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Director of Student Access
Posted April 1,2019

Position Available
Director of Student Access

Appointment Date
Position available immediately

Responsibilities
The Director of Student Access will coordinate services for undergraduate and graduate students, staff and faculty with disabilities according to Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The director will also be responsible for faculty and staff consultation and training in regard to student access, budget development and oversight and supervision of staff. As an advocate for students, this position will collaborate with Student Life in providing fully accessible activities on campus and will help to promote campus-wide awareness and support through programming initiatives.

The position is a full-time administrative staff appointment within the Student Development Department of the University. The Director will report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Development & Success.

The primary responsibility of the Director of Student Access is to provide leadership to the Disability Services program.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct intake consultations with new, current and prospective students, staff, and faculty who are requesting accommodations for a disability, as well as, on-going case management.

  • Assist with student and faculty/staff orientations; provide necessary university and community referrals.

  • Gather appropriate documentation for students with disabilities

  • Create student case files, compile records, maintain accurate databases, and reports.

  • Direct, plan and coordinate the services and accommodations for students, with disabilities empowering them to benefit from instructional progress, equal access and within campus activities.

  • Identify the academic and student support services needed by students with disabilities

  • Create a nurturing liaison relationship between students and faculty.

  • Provide advice to university faculty and staff on ways to assist students with disabilities

  • Develop training materials for faculty and staff to increase the awareness and appreciation of the accommodations process for students with disabilities according to ADA laws.

  • Assist students to develop advocacy skills to accept, understand, and manage their disability by maximizing the balance of strengths to challenges, and providing learning strategies and/or coaching services.

  • Current knowledge of applicable disability law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and associated demonstrated ability in applying understanding of these laws.

  • Monitor and update University disability services policies and procedures as needed

  • Serve as member and/or Chair of the Disability Committee.

  • Assist students with filing academic and financial aid appeals to include providing letters of support.

  • Coordinate with the IT Department on the universal design process and assistive technology issues.

  • Provide support and/or presentations for visit days, orientation, registration days, and First Year Seminar.

  • Serve as a resource for, and support the efforts of, the student Disability Advocacy Group (DAG).

  • Occasionally evening and weekend hours may be required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Minimum Educational Requirements:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution with major in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling or a related field.

  • Knowledge of applicable disability law to include: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as, demonstrated application of these laws.

  • Excellent communication skills, to include written, oral and interpersonal skills

  • Presentation and public speaking experience

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits and health insurance.

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:
          Office of Human Resources
          Avila University
          11901 Wornall Road
          Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Maintenance Technician
Posted March 19,2019

Position Available
Maintenance Technician

Appointment Date
Open until filled.

Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Director of Campus Services, is responsible for the general maintenance of the physical plants, equipment and grounds. This full time employee repairs and installs electrical equipment, such as electrical outlets, ballasts, circuit breakers, etc., and other electrical systems equipment; repairs plumbing: sinks, traps, toilets, urinals, flush valves, supply valves, etc. and water fountains. Repairs and maintains building equipment; painting and patchwork to maintain buildings in good condition as needed; performs locksmith responsibilities; carpentry work and repairs to sidewalks and parking lots. Performs maintenance of buildings and grounds, such as snow removal.

Qualifications
Must have knowledge of plumbing systems, related tools and their uses, electrical systems, and carpentry. Ability to repeatedly lift up to 60 lbs., stand and/or wait for long periods, perform the mentioned tasks while in various physical positions, and climb up to 15 ft. on a ladder. Ability to follow both oral and written directions, work with and take direction from staff; have basic computer skills. Read blueprints and equipment specification/operation manuals. Experience and/or coursework in Ammonia Refrigeration and Boiler operations also required. High School/GED. Substantial maintenance experience in above mentioned tasks. Must pass a background check for criminal records.

Salary
Competitive salary.

Benefits
This is a full time staff position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits, health & dental insurance.

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:
          Office of Human Resources
          Avila University
          11901 Wornall Road
          Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University is a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, dedicated to the liberal arts and the professional areas, with an enrollment of 1800 students.  Avila offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and Master’s degrees in Psychology, Education, and Business.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general employment practices on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Athletic Director
Posted March 11,2019

Position Available
Athletic Director

Appointment Date
Position available immediately

Responsibilities
As the Athletic Director, the successful candidate will bring a level of integrity, athletic excellence and academic success to the position, along with successful donor engagement and sponsorship experience in leading this NAIA athletic program with fourteen teams and 380 student athletes. The Athletic Director will foster relationships with university constituent groups, hire and supervise coaches who are committed to the university mission and core values, student and team success. The successful candidate will have prior experience in athletic administration and coaching. This is an administrative position that requires outstanding leadership and management skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, hires and manages coaching staff who work to field competitive teams that focus on student success and provide an overall engaging campus experience for the student athlete.

  • Manages budgets and assists with scholarship funding development.

  • Maintains compliance with all relevant agencies: governmental, NAIA, conference and institutional.

  • Annually reviews the effectiveness of the athletic organization. Sets performance expectations, looks for opportunities for effective uses of resources and student talent.

  • Promotes an environment that is respectful towards others and instills integrity and institutional values in all student-athletes

  • Create a clear, short and long-term vision for the athletic department. Communicate and adapt it overtime to the changing environmental needs of Avila, market, and overall higher education.

  • Chair the Athletic Eligibility Committee and work closely with the Faculty Athletics Representatives, Registrar, faculty, and coaches to ensure accurate eligibility reports and assessments.

  • Overall oversight of all game and travel scheduling, rosters and all other administrative duties

  • Coordinate and work with Advancement for an effective Eagles Athletic Club operation to increase community visibility and support, including annual fiscal support. 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Required, Master’s Preferred

  • Experience in NAIA athletic programs is required.

  • Minimum five years’ experience as an Assistant AD, or Athletic Director or similar position required. Prior coaching experience preferred.

Additional Experience and Skill Set:

  • Prior knowledge and experience in successful fund raising for athletic departments

  • Knowledge of Title IX regulations and NAIA policies.

  • Ability to lead and manages a team of full and part-time staff.

  • Strong fiscal/budget skills and experience working with developing athletic scholarships

  • Demonstrated high energy for the college's student centered mission-driven, culture, experience working with coaches to field successful teams, and for raising the college's profile through the academic and athletic success of its athletes.

  • Critical to this position is leadership, enthusiasm, flexibility, and responsiveness.

  • Attention to detail, initiative, decision making, and follow-through are all skill sets necessary for success in this position

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is a must

  • Prioritization of work, setting goals and achieving goals

  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Radius

  • Excellent communication skills are required.

  • Ability to work independent and within a team environment.

  • Capacity to perform complex administrative duties

Salary
Competitive Salary

Benefits
This is a full-time position, eligible for the usual and customary benefits.  Avila University’s comprehensive benefit package includes a generous holiday schedule, tuition remission for employee and dependents, vacation and sick leave, retirement benefits and health insurance.

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu (email preferred) or mail to:
          Office of Human Resources
          Avila University
          11901 Wornall Road 
          Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veterans status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Graduate Assistant

Athletic Trainer- Graduate Assistant
Posted April 17,2019

Position Available
Athletic Trainer- Graduate Assistant

Appointment Date
August 2019

Responsibilities
The graduate assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the fulltime staff athletic trainers and function in the same full capacity. Individuals are responsible for all aspects of comprehensive health care for all student-athletes including, but not limited to the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Candidates are required to excel in communication skills, punctuality, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Irregular work hours such as weekends, holidays, and evenings   are to be expected. Responsibilities also include some travel to away contests.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from a CAATE accredited athletic training program is required with successful passing of the BOC. Licensure through the Missouri State Board of Healing Arts is required.

Salary
Stipend provided

Benefits
Tuition waiver for 18 graduate credit hours per year, for 2 years.
This is a graduate assistant position; employment is incidental to the graduate educational experience.

Application Information
Send cover letter and résumé to employment@avila.edu or mail to:
          Office of Human Resources
          Avila University
          11901 Wornall Road
          Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

The Community: Kansas City, a two-state metropolitan area with a population of nearly two million, offers a wide variety of cultural, educational and social life opportunities.

Avila University, a Catholic university founded and inspired by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts and professional studies, preparing lifelong learners who make meaningful contributions to the global community.

Avila University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in the recruitment of applicants, employment opportunities, or general employment practices on the basis of, sex, race, religion, age, color, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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