Pillar College is hiring.  If you desire to work in a growing, Christ-centered higher-education work environment, this is the place for you. When opportunities are available, please send letter of interest and a resume with at least 3 references to [email protected].  Please include a personal statement of faith in your letter of interest.

IDENTIFICATION:

 

Job Title:        College Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions

Position:        Regular FT

Status:           Non-Exempt

SUMMARY:

Pillar College is deeply committed to serving under-served and diverse communities to provide access to higher education for personal, social, intellectual, and professional growth. The mission of Pillar College is to “educate, inspire, and equip students for excellent scholarship, service, and leadership.” Pillar College is a growing Christian institution with multiple locations in New Jersey, including Somerset, Paterson, and Newark.

The Admissions Counselor is a full-time position and reports to the Director of Admissions. This person is responsible for supporting new student recruitment and enrollment growth. The Admissions Counselor is the face of Pillar College (PC) at events, Info Sessions, church visits and all student recruitment efforts. The Counselor works close with the Marketing and Academic teams to ensure all goals are met and students receive excellent service.

The successful candidate must believe in the mission of Pillar College. The applicant should be able to endure rejection from apprehensive prospective students while thriving under the pressure of working in a fast-paced, results-oriented atmosphere. A positive attitude is essential in order to meet weekly, monthly and annual goals.

SUPERVISION:

Supervision Received:

Immediate Supervision

General Supervision

General Direction

Understudy

Supervision Given:

Coordinates events and activities

Supervises Assistants

Supervises Fellow Workers

Supervises Department(s)

GENERAL WORK PERFORMED:

· Enroll given percentage of students based on Admissions target goals.

· Heavy phone work; 100 daily outbound calls responding to inquiries focused on setting admissions interviews with prospective students.

· Compassionately communicate a strong sense of urgency with prospective students to complete application process before admissions deadline.

· Must be available to work on weekends, evenings, days and occasional split shifts. Required to work at least one Sunday a month.

· Assisting with occasional cross departmental projects and front desk/receptionist duties (i.e. phone coverage, and greeting visitors).

· Keep consistent and accurate records of prospective and current student contacts within the college database.

· Including, but not limited to, other related tasks as described in summary above.

RECRUITMENT & ADMISSIONS

· Achieve personal enrollment goals to contribute to departmental goals;

· Follow-up on inquiries, leads, and incomplete applicants (phone, email, personal notes, etc.) as necessary to achieve enrollment goals – making sure that applicants and leads are given the highest priority in data entry and marked for immediate follow-up.

· Communicates admissions, registration and financial aid policies and procedures accurately and is up to date on said policies and procedures

· Assist students with enrollment issues.

· Read through each applicant’s file for the purpose of knowing the applicant as thoroughly as possible.

· Process applications in a manner consistent with PC Admissions policy.

· Possess a working knowledge of each applicant’s progress through the enrollment process by working closely with other Admissions team members.

· Assist with, and attend campus events, info sessions, and open houses.

· Be personally involved in on and off-campus recruitment events

(College Days, Concerts, Youth & Teen Conferences, Alumni gatherings, etc.), making sure that prospective students experience or understand as much of what PC has to offer as possible.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:

· Higher education sales, telemarketing, or tele-counseling experience preferred.

· Ability to sit and make phone calls for several hours per day.

· Computer skills and knowledge about data base programs.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Marketing, sales, financial aid and telemarketing background is preferred.

· Valid driver’s license

Education:

· Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.

· Two years related work experience

Christian Life:

· Maintains a consistent and growing relationship with Jesus Christ consistent with the Pillar College statement of faith.

Interpersonal Skills:

· Excellent interpersonal skills.

· Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

· Respectful and open-minded to the various Christian traditions represented at the College and its constituents.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Must be comfortable making presentations in front of large and small audiences.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

· Pressure to meet enrollment goals.

· Pleasant, comfortable, professional shared office environment.

· Nights and weekends required.

· 40 % of time spent recruiting out of the office.

· 60 % of time spent converting prospective students into newly enrolled students.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

· 60% of the time is spent sitting at desk using the phone and computer.

· 40% of the time is spent standing at display booths and other events 2-8 hours per event.

· May occasionally carry heavy display equipment and literature (+/-25 lbs.).

· Driving distances and occasionally using PC or own personal vehicle (college reimburses for mileage on personal vehicle only).

COMPENSATION:

· Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with education and experience.

Job Title: Director of Admissions

Department: Institutional Outreach

Position: Regular FT

Status: Exempt

SUMMARY:

The Director of Admissions (DOA) is a full-time position under the supervision of the Vice President of Enrollment Services. The DOA manages and directs the Office of Admissions and the Student Admissions Recruiters for all 3 Pillar College campuses, and future sites. In this role the DOA is responsible for accomplishing the Admissions Office objectives of the college, beginning with attracting new leads, and processing prospective students through application, acceptance and first semester enrollment. The DOA works closely with the Director of Student Service Center who ensures the students receive the appropriate financial aid packaging and advising.

Other activities of the DOA include overseeing and assisting the Admissions Team with student interviews, coaching and leadership development of staff, goals and calendar planning, budgeting, providing the President with ongoing monthly enrollment reports, recruiting prospective students and assisting with enrollment processing and office management as needed to meet the department’s goals.

The DOA will also be responsible for coordinating and planning special events for admissions promotion and recruiting. Additionally, the DOA works closely with the Marketing Director for strategies on media, print, television, website, and radio marketing for admissions.

SUPERVISION:

Supervision Received:

General Supervision

Supervision Given:

Supervises Department(s)

Supervises Fellow Workers

WORK PERFORMED:

Management / Supervision

With the assistance and support of the VP of Enrollment Services, the DOA leads and manages the Admissions Team in the following ways:

1. Recommends and participates in the hiring of highly competent Admissions Recruiters.

2. Coaches and provides professional development (ongoing training)

3. Team-building

4. Problem-solving

5. Goal-setting

6. Performance evaluations

7. Manages roles and team dynamics of multiple extension sites (Newark, Somerset, Paterson, etc.).

8. Maintains an effective system of communication and teamwork throughout the admissions office.

9. Serves as a mentor to Admissions Recruiters in order to train and develop them into top performing team members.

10. Creates a climate of positive, proactive morale and is personally involved in helping staff achieve their student recruitment goals,

11. Leads in motivating, encouraging, and discussing key issues and concerns with Student Admissions Recruiters

12. Handles additional duties as assigned.

Administration

Daily Admissions Team administrative tasks include (doing or overseeing):

1. Making follow-up calls,

2. Student interviews,

3. File management and fulfillment duties for student enrollment,

4. Assisting with various forms of correspondence with schools, churches, students, and community leaders,

5. Attending, planning, and/or facilitating ongoing, various meetings (administrative, organizational, leadership, training, and strategic planning meetings).

6. Reporting, managing and developing a longitudinal funnel for the President.

7. The DOA assists with the ongoing budgetary management of the Admissions Department to ensure responsible fiscal spending, allocation of resources, and investment opportunities. Ongoing analysis, review, and forecasting with the assistance of the President, VP of Finance, and VP of Enrollment Services should be expected.

Recruitment

The DOA plans, organizes, staffs, participates, and evaluates various recruiting events at churches, high schools, trade schools, business events, community colleges, and conferences. The DOA effectively plans and manages a 12-month calendar of prospective recruiting events to best assess ROI, effectiveness, and lead generation/conversion probability. On an on-going basis, the DOA:

1. Serves as the Senior Recruiter for the department and oversees new student interviews.

2. Handles all phases of admissions process and is responsible with the Marketing Director for generating prospects and new student enrollments.

3. Provides Day-to-Day management of the recruitment efforts

4. Keeps consistent and accurate records of prospective student contacts within Database.

5. Reports staff’s daily activity while achieving personal enrollment goals.

6. Maintains and achieves team and individual goals for the month, quarter and year that drive enrollment to meet annual targets.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:

 Outstanding interpersonal and relational skills

 Competence in organizational leadership, recruiting and team-building.

 Computer skills and knowledge of database program (CampusVue) preferred.

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 Excellent written and oral communication skills.

 3 years of leadership in a higher education institution.

 Marketing, sales, financial aid and telemarketing background/experience is preferred.

Education:

 Master’s Degree strongly preferred

Christian Life:

 Commitment to Christ.

 Understands “balance” and is committed to serving, “retreating”, and sharing.

Interpersonal Skills:

 Committed to and shares the values of Pillar College publicly and privately.

 Committed to and shares the A-Team’s guiding principles for success.

 Excellent interpersonal skills.

 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

 Respectful and open minded to the various Christian traditions represented at the college and its constituents.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Fast-paced, work environment.

Effective multi-tasking is must.

Pressure to meet enrollment goals is ongoing.

Pleasant, comfortable, professional office environment. Shared office.

Must be able to manage stress and emotions of team, leadership, and the anxiety of deadlines, reports, etc.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Approximately 60% of the time will be spent “internally” overseeing the management and administrative functions of the job. Approximately 40% of the time the DOA will be in the community, meeting with leaders, pastors, administrators, at various events networking, recruiting, engaging prospective students, and building relationships with community partners, media, high school principals, etc.

Some evening and weekend hours will be required. The DOA will at times have to set-up and break-down conference presentations and carry heavy equipment and literature on- and off-site (with staff). Additionally, the DOA will also have to drive to respective events and meetings. Mileage reimbursement available.

SUMMARY:

The Student Accounts Representative under the Direction of the Business Office working in the Student Accounts Department, providing student account billing, payment, and financial transactions to student and college departments as requested. The Student Accounts Representative functions as the primary source of solutions to student inquiries regarding billing, financial arrangements. The Student Accounts Representative shall also help maintain accurate and timely information about Pillar College students’ overall financial condition, and shall support general Financial and Accounting activities as needed.

SUPERVISION:

  Supervision Received:

  • Immediate Supervision

–  General Supervision

–   General Direction

WORK PERFORMED (not in priority order):

  1. Process on-line tuition payments utilizing Sage software system to complete financial transactions.
  2. Collecting balances owed by active and inactive students utilizing contact by telephone, e-mail, regular mail, face-to-face interaction, etc.
  3. Assist with the processing of 1098-Ts and work with the team on distribution of student tax forms.
  4. Performs cashiering and refunding functions for student accounts in accordance to the college’s billing and refund policies, institutional and FERPA confidentiality regulations; and Federal Title IV cash management regulations.
  5. Manage in Campus Management the “PaymentPlan” module in Student Accounts, provide written updates as needed in the activities module.
  6. Produce student invoice, ledger, payment plan follow-up, and send monthly registration bill.
  7. Monitor and maintain the Student Account email.
  8. Cross match Campus Management payments with Sage payment plans, correct account as needed.
  9. Negotiating and creating payment arrangements.
  10. Documentation of interaction with students on CampusVue Contact Manager for future references and interdepartmental communication.
  11. Provide weekly progress reports and other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions: 

  • Pleasant, professional environment
  • Primary office is at 60 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
  • Regular interaction with Pillar College staff and students
  • Fast paced up-beat atmosphere encouraging innovation, curiosity, responsibility, and team spirit.

Physical Demands:

80% of time spent sitting at desk using computer and phone; 20% of time standing and walking.

Hours:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:        Assistant Professor/Faculty – Master of Arts Counseling

Deadline:       December 1, 2019

Type:              Full-Time Exempt

 

Effective Date: January 2, 2020

Pillar College is deeply committed to serving underserved and diverse communities to provide access to higher education for personal, social, intellectual, and professional growth. The mission of Pillar College is to “educate, inspire, and equip students for excellent scholarship, service, and leadership.” Pillar College is an intentionally Christian community and strive to bring all of life under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. As a community, Pillar College affirms the purpose of academic progress, personal development and spiritual growth. Pillar College is a growing Christian institution with multiple locations in New Jersey, including Somerset, Paterson, and Newark.

Pillar College is seeking an Assistant Professor/Faculty for its Master of Arts in Counseling degree program to begin in the Spring Semester 2020. The Assistant Professor/Faculty reports to the Program Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling degree program (MAC). This is a full-time, 10-month faculty position to begin January 2, 2020. The MA in Counseling degree program (MAC) is currently seeking CACREP-accreditation approval. The MAC program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive academic and experiential training in counselor education and a specialization in marriage, couple, and family counseling.

Pillar College is searching for a person who embraces its Faith Statement, core values, and community life commitments to work in a diverse Christian College environment. There will be an ongoing review of application materials until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit application materials by December 1, 2019.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach graduate courses in marriage, couple, and family counseling and in the CACREP-core curriculum (teaching load is usually 2 courses per 8-week term).
  • Provide academic advising and mentorship to graduate students.
  • Provide academic oversight for students in Field Experience courses.
  • Attend meetings as directed and participate in the academic and community life of Pillar College.
  • Maintain visibility during the semester by attending campus events, meetings, and interacting with students.
  • Participate in promotional events, meetings, and recruitment activities to ensure program viability.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP (The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) accredited program, or have related doctoral degree and have related doctoral degree and have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
  • Counseling Education experience and qualifications eligible to lead practitioner-scholars.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Professional Counseling in the State of New Jersey (LPC).
  • Proven teaching excellence in graduate instruction and demonstrated clinical competence in counseling.
  • Documented professional counselor identity as evidenced by education, teaching, clinical experience and professional affiliations (such as American Counseling Association, American School Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision).
  • Documented professional experience and competency in working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Familiarity with CACREP standards and the accreditation process is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work and engage in a diverse environment
  • Commitment to Pillar College’s Statement of Faith and campus ethos.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit the following applications materials to Dr. Tracey M. Duncan, Program Director of the MA in Counseling degree program (MAC), Email: [email protected] and [email protected]

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references
  • “Official” Transcripts for each higher education institution attended (including Bachelor’s degree, and any degree program you may have currently enrolled in). Transcripts must be provided in a sealed envelope and mail to Dr. Tracey M. Duncan, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and Program Development, Pillar College, 60 Park Place, Suite 701, Newark, New Jersey 07102
  • Teaching philosophy
  • A brief statement of personal faith perspective (no more than two pages)*

*Personal Faith Perspective – While there is no predetermined length or format for the Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two-page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian journey, and ways in which the applicant’s faith is demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.

Department:             Elementary Education – Mathematics

Position:                    Regular Part-Time

Status:                       Non-Exempt 

Summary:

Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Pillar College offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The College has locations in Somerset, Newark, and Paterson, NJ, and other instructional sites throughout New Jersey.

Pillar College invites applications for adjunct faculty in the field of Elementary Education to be assigned for a specific course in a semester or summer session on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline by May 2019;
  • Possess teaching experience preferably at the K-6 elementary level or in a related field;
  • Advanced communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal);
  • Knowledge of effective instructional practices for educating adult learners including experiential and active learning strategies;
  • Experience teaching in a diverse, urban context;
  • Able to respond appropriately to the academic, social, and cultural, needs of diverse adult learners; and
  • Comfortable with the use of technology in the classroom to enhance instructional

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach 8-week, evidence-based courses in an undergraduate teacher preparation program;
  • Deliver courses in a hybrid delivery format as required;
  • Contribute to course development and assessment strategies as necessary;
  • Actively support the learning environment striving to create and support a student-centered approach;
  • Be available to coach and advise students;
  • Maintain student attendance, grades, and other necessary documentation;
  • Participate in person or via technology in mandatory professional development if required; and
  • Adhere to CAEP and New Jersey teaching standards within instructional

To apply submit a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a Statement of Faith. Submit materials to [email protected].

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

IDENTIFICATION

Job Title:                    Program Coordinator of Master of Arts Counseling

Department:             Master of Arts Counseling

Status:                       Full-Time Exempt

JOB SUMMARY

Pillar College is deeply committed to serving underserved and diverse communities to provide access to higher education for personal, social, intellectual, and professional growth. The mission of Pillar College is to “educate, inspire, and equip students for excellent scholarship, service, and leadership.” Pillar College is a growing Christian institution with multiple locations in New Jersey, including Somerset, Paterson, and Newark.

Pillar College is seeking a Program Coordinator for its Master of Arts in Counseling degree program (MAC). This is an opportunity to provide leadership for successful program to become accredited by Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Pillar College is searching for a person who embraces its Faith Statement, core values, and community life commitments to work in a diverse Christian College environment. This person will have the opportunity to provide leadership and oversee the growth and development of the MAC program at Pillar College.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Program Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling degree program (MAC). The responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include leading and directing faculty, adjuncts, and instructors. The Program Coordinator will provide leadership to ensure adequate planning, curricular instruction, program development, and the growth of MAC as an accredited Pillar College degree program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Leadership

  • Execute plans to achieve program goals related to continuing adult education, and other programs under the direction of the Program Director (PD) and Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA).
  • Prepare and submit reports as requested by the PD and VPAA.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the introduction, orientation, and onboarding of talented faculty and adjuncts for teaching roles at Pillar College.
  • Coordinate and schedule student advising and report and process all student complaints according to institutional policies.
  • Ensure that all students in the program area(s) are being advised and mentored.
  • Assist Program Director with budget planning and budget management related to program areas of responsibility.
  • Manage a schedule of major program activities and events for the
  • Attend meetings as directed and participate in the academic and community life of Pillar College.
  • Maintain visibility during the semester by attending campus events, meetings, and interacting with students.
  • Select and direct faculty and program staff within the program area according to the Strategic Vision, accreditation standards, and policies of Pillar College.

Teaching and Supervision

  • Teach graduate courses in marriage, couple, and family counseling and in the CACREP-core curriculum (teaching load is usually 3-4 courses per academic year).
  • Provide academic advising and mentorship to graduate students.
  • Provide academic oversight for students in Field Experience courses.

Program Development

  • Facilitate the monitoring, review, and evaluation of programs, courses, and other educational activities related to the program areas of responsibility.
  • Work with the Program Director to launch a certificate, seminar, and workshop to promote learning opportunities.
  • Collaborate with Student Engagement and Enrollment Services to improve student academic performance, retention, program completion.
  • Secure adjuncts, instructors, and mentors for Pillar College programs.

Growth and Community Engagement

  • Implement educational events to promote academic programs and identify prospective students in cooperation with Admissions.
  • Participate in promotional events, meetings, and recruitment activities to ensure program viability.
  • Collect and develop a contact list and database on attendees and or participants to follow up and recruitment in collaboration with Admissions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • D. or Ed.D. in Counselor Education from a CACREP (The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) accredited program or equivalent program.
  • Counseling Education experience and qualifications eligible to lead practitioner-scholars.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Professional Counseling in the State of New Jersey (LPC).
  • Proven teaching excellence in graduate instruction and demonstrated clinical competence in school counseling.
  • Documented professional counselor identity as evidenced by education, teaching, clinical experience and professional affiliations (such as American Counseling Association, American School Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision).
  • Documented professional experience and competency in working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Willingness to engage in community/school-university partnerships.
  • Familiarity with CACREP standards and the accreditation process.
  • Evidence of student-oriented instruction and leadership within a collaborative environment.
  • Experience in teaching adult learners with a background in continuing education or administration of programs for adult learners desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate appropriately with a wide variety of constituents: church, civic and community leaders and diverse populations.
  • Must have proven Christian character and spiritual maturity.
  • Ability and experience with computer functions and software needed for the above-described activities. Knowledge is of management software desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Uphold duties with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Commitment to Pillar College’s Statement of Faith and campus ethos.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit the following applications materials to Dr. Tracey M. Duncan, Program Director of the MA in Counseling Program (MAC), Email: [email protected] and [email protected]. The deadline for materials is December 1, 2019.

  • Letter of application/cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three references
  • “Official” transcripts for each higher education institution attended (including bachelor’s degree, and any degree program currently enrolled in). Transcripts must be provided in a sealed envelope from the institution(s) and mailed to Dr. Tracey M. Duncan, Program Director of the MA in Counseling Program, Pillar College, 60 Park Place, Suite 701, Newark, New Jersey 07102.
  • Teaching philosophy
  • A brief statement of personal faith perspective (no more than two pages) *

*Personal Faith Perspective – While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Faith Perspective, the norm is an one to two-page narrative documentation describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian journey, and ways in which the applicant’s faith is demonstrated in daily patterns and practices

Department: Elementary Education

Position:          Regular Part-Time      

Status:             Non-Exempt

Summary:

Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Pillar College offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The College has locations in Somerset, Newark, and Paterson, NJ, and other instructional sites throughout New Jersey. Pillar College invites applications for adjunct faculty in the field of Elementary Education to be assigned for a specific course in a semester or summer session on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline by May 2019;
• Possess teaching experience preferably at the K-6 elementary level or in a related field;
• Advanced communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal);
• Knowledge of effective instructional practices for educating adult learners including experiential and active learning strategies;
• Experience teaching in a diverse, urban context;
• Able to respond appropriately to the academic, social, and cultural, needs of diverse adult learners; and
• Comfortable with the use of technology in the classroom to enhance instructional methods.

Responsibilities Include:

• Teach 8-week, evidence-based courses in an undergraduate teacher preparation program;
• Deliver courses in a hybrid delivery format as required;
• Contribute to course development and assessment strategies as necessary;
• Actively support the learning environment striving to create and support a student-centered approach;
• Be available to coach and advise students;
• Maintain student attendance, grades, and other necessary documentation;
• Participate in person or via technology in mandatory professional development if required; and
• Adhere to CAEP and New Jersey teaching standards within instructional delivery.

To apply submit a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a Statement of Faith. Submit materials to [email protected]

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Position:          Regular Part-Time
Status:              Non-Exempt

SUMMARY:

Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Pillar College offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The College has locations in Somerset, Newark, and Paterson, NJ, and other instructional sites throughout New Jersey.
Pillar College invites applications for adjunct faculty in the fields of:
• Business: Executive Management
• Christian Ministry
• Community Outreach Ministry
• Cultural Diversity
• Intercultural Communication
• Organic Chemistry and/or Applied Chemistry
• Leadership Development
• Youth and Family Counseling/Ministry

Candidates must have completed at least a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline by May 2019. We seek interdisciplinary applicants with experience teaching in a diverse, urban context Applications should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of faith. Applications should send materials to [email protected]

Department:  Admissions
Position:         Full-Time
Status:            Non-Exempt

SUMMARY:

Our Admissions team is focused on positively impacting the lives of today’s college-bound students.  This team is committed to building high-impact relationships in order to guide and assist students through our College’s enrollment process.

The Admissions Coordinator is an exciting position for an energetic, fast-paced, goal-oriented and results-driven individual who is passionate about Christ-centered Higher Education and helping students succeed. The Admissions Coordinator will be the face of our College and represent our College with the highest ethics as he/she works with prospective students to enroll and enable them for success through their educational journey. The Admission Coordinator will be able to work alone and with a team — to meet our College’s expectations and reinforce a high quality, end-to-end learner experience.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: email: [email protected]. No Phone Calls Please.

Job Description

IDENTIFICATION:

Job Title: Associate Dean of Student Engagement
Department: Academic Affairs / Student Engagement
Reports to: Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and Dean
Position: Regular Full-Time
Status: Exempt, Level 3

SUMMARY:
Reporting to the VPAA, the Associate Dean of Student Engagement coordinates
the administration of the Student Engagement Division at Pillar College. The
Associate Dean of Student Engagement creates a culture of leadership and
service that promotes students’ academic and personal success. This position
directly supervises and has oversight for the following areas: Student Conduct,
Safety & Integrity, Spiritual Development, Academic Resource Center, Student
Life and Intramural Sports. The Associate Dean will oversee the strategic
planning, budgeting, assessment, training and policy development for assigned
areas of responsibility.

The Associate Dean of Student Engagement will serve as the Chief Student
Affairs officer and the institution’s Title IX Coordinator.

WORK PERFORMED:
 Provide leadership for Academic Support and Student Life Services (Academic
Tutoring, Spiritual Formation/SGA, and Student Life)
 Assist the VPAA with compliance issues related to regulatory bodies (including
MSCHE, ABHE and NJHE)
 Represent Student Engagement at faculty meetings
 Participate in retreats and other committee/team involvement as assigned by
the VPAA
 Develop strategies for promoting student engagement and learning in
collaboration with Academic Affairs
 Ensure that every student is encouraged in pursuit of Christian spiritual
formation and Christian service to community
 Participate with faculty in providing experiences that contribute positively to
each student’s personal and professional growth
 Receive incoming students with an Orientation Program that assimilates them
well into the college community (along with Academic and Admissions offices)
 Provide informative liaison between the student body and the administration
 Comply with legal and institutional requirements for student life
 Maintain and update a network of resources for students that request or need
counseling for spiritual or psychological problems
 Be the Title IX Coordinator of Pillar College as well as ensure a culture of nondiscrimination
 Communicate effectively with students and other stakeholders
 Meet with on the Student Life and Spiritual Committee of the Board of Trustees
 Serve on various committees as assigned by the VPAA.
 Participate in Orientations, Convocation, Commencement Ceremonies and
Institution-wide events.
 Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience:
 Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in higher education or
related field

Skills and Abilities:
 Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
 Excellent customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
 Ability to analyze problems and situations and quickly determine viable
solutions through independent, creative and innovative thinking.
 A strong record of success as a supervisor, including but not limited to
performance evaluation, professional development, setting individual
goals, and assessment of performance effectiveness.
 A high level of collegiality in working with other student engagement staff
as well as campus and community constituencies along with the ability to
build collaborative relationships characterized by mutual respect, trust and
commitment to shared goals. Integrity, creativity, energy, and
decisiveness along with the capacity to engage and inspire others.
 Effectiveness in setting priorities and deadlines to ensure project goal and
objectives are met.
 Highly effective in all aspects of crisis management, including the ability to
work collaboratively with others in managing crisis.
 Highly proficient with technology including but not limited to social media,
desktop office applications, student information systems and learning
management systems.

Christian Life:
 Commitment to Jesus Christ through new birth experience
 Must have proven Christian character and spiritual maturity
 Commitment to PC’s Statement of Faith and campus ethos
 Active member of an evangelical church

WORKING CONDITIONS:
 Pleasant, professional office environment
 Regular interaction with Pillar College students on all Pillar campuses,
leaders, visitors, alumni, faculty and staff, and pastors
 Fast paced up-beat atmosphere encouraging innovation, responsibility,
and team spirit

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 50% of time spent sitting at desk using computer and phone; 25% of time at
events/schools offsite; 25% of time spent working with students, staff, faculty,
and administration
 Ability to work with high energy for long hours, as may be required the day of
an event.
 Some traveling required for local events and for meetings at the college’s other
campuses

HOURS:
Full time, exempt employees are expected work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
Some evening and weekend hours are to be expected to support evening and weekend
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epartment:   Varies
Position:           Part-time hourly (not to exceed 20 hours weekly)
Status:               Federal Work Study

SUMMARY:  

Student worker, preferably a business major with interest in marketing. Student will assist staff in coordinating office procedures or activities in the Communications Department.

SUPERVISION:

Supervision Received:

  • General Supervision

WORK PERFORMED includes but is not limited to the following:

  1. Manager incoming and upcoming project calendar
  2. Filing documents in departmental files
  3. Make phone calls on behalf of the department
  4. Manage E-blast list
  5. Copying, sorting and shredding materials
  6. Compiling information as requested by the departmental supervisor
  7. Checking and verifying work to maintain accuracy of outgoing collateral
  8. Conducting research using the internet as requested
  9. Scheduling appointments for the department
  1. Other projects as assigned
  2. Upload social media content as need

Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment as a matriculating student with a cum GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Commitment to Christ.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills interacting with students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • Multi-tasked orientated, attention to detail, self-starter
  • Must have an interest in learning business marketing

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Pleasant, professional environment. Shared office space. Regular interaction with staff, faculty and students.   Required to work non-business hours during enrollment and registration periods.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

75% of the time is spent sitting at desk using the computer and phone.

Department: Academics
Status: Adjunct Faculty

Summary

Pillar College is seeking qualified and experienced ESL and English instructors to teach day, evening, and weekend courses in composition and literature at various locations in New Jersey and Florida: Newark, Paterson, Somerset and Miami.

Qualifications for English instructors: Ph.D or master’s degree in English Literature or Rhetoric and Composition.

Qualifications for ESL instructors: Master’s degree in TESOL, or closely related field; TESOL/ESL certification completed.

Department: Academic Affairs/Registrar – Newark Campus
Position: Part time hourly (not to exceed 20 hours weekly)
Status: Federal Work Study

SUMMARY:

The student worker for Academics supports the Registrar’s office and Department Chairs by providing administrative support, primarily in the evening hours. Assist with special projects as directed and provide face-to-face support for students after standard business operation hours have ended.

SUPERVISION:

Supervision Received:

ü General Supervision

WORK PERFORMED includes but is not limited to the following:

1. Provide general answers to frequently asked questions (i.e. “help-desk” type support) to students and faculty including but not limited to:

a. Pillar email, Moodle, and portal navigation

b. Scheduling and level 1 advising

2. Data entry into CampusVue related to student records

3. Filing documents in departmental files

4. Answering the phone and make phone calls on behalf of the department

5. Creating and updating records in the department database

6. Copying, sorting and shredding materials

7. Compiling information as requested by the departmental supervisor

8. Conducting research using the internet as requested

9. Scheduling appointments for the department

10. Assist with video conference courses when offered

11. Other projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Current enrollment as a matriculating student with a cum GPA of 2.5 or above

· Commitment to Christ.

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills interacting with students, parents, faculty, staff and the general public.

· Strong technology skills including proficiency in MS Office applications and audio/visual equipment

· Multi-task orientated, attention to detail, self-starter.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mondays – Thursdays 4pm – 8pm; Saturdays 8am – 12noon – First floor Student Center in Newark. Regular interaction with staff, faculty and students. 75% of the time is spent sitting at desk using the computer and phone.

Job Title:                   ADJUNCT FACULTY

Department:             Elementary Education – Social Studies

Position:                    Regular Part-Time

Status:                       Non-Exempt

Summary:

Pillar College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and is a member of the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), Pillar College offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The College has locations in Somerset, Newark, and Paterson, NJ, and other instructional sites throughout New Jersey.

Pillar College invites applications for adjunct faculty in the field of Elementary Education to be assigned for a specific course in a semester or summer session on an as needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline by May 2019;
  • Possess teaching experience preferably at the K-6 elementary level or in a related field;
  • Advanced communication skills (verbal, written, and interpersonal);
  • Knowledge of effective instructional practices for educating adult learners including experiential and active learning strategies;
  • Experience teaching in a diverse, urban context;
  • Able to respond appropriately to the academic, social, and cultural, needs of diverse adult learners; and
  • Comfortable with the use of technology in the classroom to enhance instructional

Responsibilities Include:

  • Teach 8-week, evidence-based courses in an undergraduate teacher preparation program;
  • Deliver courses in a hybrid delivery format as required;
  • Contribute to course development and assessment strategies as necessary;
  • Actively support the learning environment striving to create and support a student-centered approach;
  • Be available to coach and advise students;
  • Maintain student attendance, grades, and other necessary documentation;
  • Participate in person or via technology in mandatory professional development if required; and
  • Adhere to CAEP and New Jersey teaching standards within instructional

To apply submit a letter of application, resume/curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a Statement of Faith. Submit materials to [email protected].

 Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.