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Staff Positions

 

Application Process

Applications for staff positions must include:

  • Your Resume
  • Three References
  • A statement indicating how you will integrate your faith into the workplace
  • A completed Staff Applicant Questionnaire (Please see related documents)

Only complete applications containing all four documents will be forwarded to the appropriate search committee or hiring manager for review.

Applications may be submitted via e-mail, fax or correspondence.

Mail: Palm Beach Atlantic University
Human Resources
P.O. Box 24708
West Palm Beach, Fl 33416-4708
Fax:
(561) 803-2179
E-mail: Jobs@pba.edu

The application process remains open until the position is filled.


Staff Positions Available

 

Health and Wellness

Position: Director of Health and Wellness

Type: Full-time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: The Director of Health and Wellness is responsible for the daily operation of the health and wellness center at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The position also promotes and educates students on healthy lifestyles and habits through campus programming. The Director of Health and Wellness is a 12-month position.

Qualifications: The Director of Health and Wellness should possess a Master's degree in Health Education, Public Health, College Student Development, Counseling Psychology, Social Work or a related field. He/she should also possess 3-5 years of experience related to health education.

  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate professional and clerical Health and Wellness Center staff.
  • Maintain the Health and Wellness Center budget and monitor revenues generated through the student health center.
  • Evaluate the Health and Wellness Center’s services and programs through surveys and assessments.
  • Keep the Dean of Students informed of health and wellness issues and concerns.
  • Prepare reports as requested by the Dean of Students including, but not limited to weekly reports, Trustee reports, statistical data and student surveys.
  • Serve on the Student Concerns Committee to review and evaluate student records as it relates to medical withdrawals.
  • Facilitate paperwork for student medical withdrawals.
  • Facilitate the selection and negotiation of a student health insurance carrier on an annual basis.
  • Advise the Dean of Students and other university administrators on changes to national, state, and university health care laws and practices.
  • Plan and promote health education programs for the campus community to encourage healthy living and address student wellness issues.
  • Coordinate health and wellness special events including but not limited to Blood Drives, Alcohol Awareness Week, Depression Screening Day, etc.
  • Supervise the peer educators.
  • Provide preventative education in acute student health issues on campus and in the residence halls.

 

Position: University Counselor (2 positions available)

Type: Full-time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary:  The University Counselor position serves as one of PBA’s primary mental health counselors and coordinates preventative training and programs across the campus.

  • Provide one-on-one counseling regarding mental health issues for university students.        
  • Provide short-term mental health assessments to students in crisis.
  • Conduct referrals to external agencies for students with mental health issues.
  • Coordinate counseling support groups for students with mental health issues (e.g. eating disorders, addictions, relationships issues).
  • Conduct supervision sessions with 1-3 Master of Counseling Psychology Graduate Interns.
  • Partner with other Health & Wellness Center staff to ensure that students’ physical and emotional needs are being met.
  • Conduct training sessions for faculty and staff about how to deal with students with mental health issues.
  • Connect with Palm Beach County community agencies in order to partner with external resources.
  • Serve on-call to respond to student mental health emergencies.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or social work required. Florida license (or be eligible for Florida licensure) in Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work required.  Florida Qualified Supervisor Status for Mental Health Counselors (or eligibility) preferred.  2-3 years of mental health counseling experience at the college level preferred.  Demonstrate a vitality of Christian faith through student discipleship, friendship evangelism, bible study, social ministry opportunities and church related services  Examples of expected involvement include: one-to-one mentoring and participating in Workship projects and missions trips.

 


Human Resources

Position: Employee Relations Coordinator

Type: Full-time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: To provide professional, efficient and customer focused administrative support to the PBA community and guests. The primary focus is to assist in making the onboarding process a great experience for all new hires, process new employee information and to provide accurate benefits management. The work week schedule is 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Thursday which is 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Qualifications: It is required that the Employee Relations Coordinator have a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. To perform this job successfully the candidate should have; good organizational and planning skills, good communication skills both verbally and written, strong IT skills including website design, demonstrate attention to detail, ability to work with confidential information, able to use tact and diplomacy to create effective work relations, demonstrate service excellence, and demonstrate a strong Christian commitment.


Marketing

Position: Marketing Coordinator

Type: Full - time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: The Marketing Coordinator supports the efforts of the Associate Vice President by managing her schedule, appointments and files. The Marketing Coordinator also keeps records, compiles reports and files publication samples. This employee also enters calendar listings on various databases, creates PowerPoint slides and proof reads publications supervised by the AVP for University Relations & Marketing.

Qualifications: Applicants for this position should have an Associate or Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, communication or a related field from an accredited college or university. Zero to two years work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Basic knowledge concerning the operation of a public relations/marketing office.


Financial Aid

Position: Financial Aid Representative

Type: Full - time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: The Financial Aid Representative performs a variety of clerical and other duties in support of the Financial Aid Office. Assists the Financial Aid staff in increasing awareness of the participation in student financial aid programs. Provides information and assistance in completing financial aid applications to a diversified population.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Business Services

Position: Student Accounts Representative

Type: Full - time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: The Student Accounts Representative is reponsible for managing the student accounts receivable function in connection with proper recording of student charges and payments.

Qualifications: Applicants for this position should have a Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicants should have a strong math aptitude and ability to work accurately with numbers.


School of Education and Behavioral Studies

Position: Secretary to the School of Education and Behavioral Studies

Type: Full - time

Date Available: Immediate

Status: Open until filled

Summary: The Secretary for the School of Education and Behavioral Studies provides administrative support for the office and for the School of Education and Behavioral Studies' faculty.

Qualifications: Applicants for this position should have an Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with a minimum of two years related experience and training. Ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  Knowledge of the basic functions of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Access, Power Point and Publisher.

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