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
  • Completed & Signed (4 pgs included) Staff Applicant Questionnaire below

Click here for Applicant Questionnaire

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


                                                                                                 OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

 

Admissions Counselor (Dual Enrollment Program)

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The Admissions Counselor serves as the primary contact and liaison to other departments for prospective students, focusing on students for the Dual Enrollment Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University. This person will be assigned a geographic territory for travel to recruit prospective students.  The counselor in this position remains current on up-to-date marketing and recruitment issues and trends as it relates to students at Christian universities, as well as preparing and maintaining admission reports. This couselor in this position assists prospective students in completing the enrollment process after acceptance. The position is a twelve-month, non-exempt position.

Qualifications:  The candidate for this position will be competent in establishing and cultivating relationships with Christian high school administrators and counselors, churches, community colleges, and other organizations for recruitment purposes. The individual should have excellent interpersonal, organization, and teamwork skills, with an ability to multi-task and prioritize work. A candidate with a mature level of discernment and confidentiality is required.  Must possess a high level of initiative and motivation to achieve enrollment goals. 

Excellent computer skills required, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, blog writing, and social networking via the Internet.  Must possess superior English Language skills, including verbal and written communications, to communicate effectively: via email, telephone, and Internet. Must be comfortable speaking one-on-one with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, business leaders, community educators, and community members.  An ability to advise, mentor, and motivate students is valued.

Requirements: Although normal work hours are between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., the Admissions Counselor must be flexible with his/her work schedule.  Hours vary according to recruitment needs, annual campus events, special Admissions events, and campus visits for prospective students which will include early mornings, evenings, and weekends and will be determined by the supervisor. Must possess a willingness and ability to travel overnight independently to local, national, or international recruitment appointments or events.  Valid Florida Driver’s License with no vehicle violations within the past three years.

Education and/or Experience:  Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited higher education institution. Preference towards a Master’s degree with an emphasis in Business, Communications, Marketing, Management, Leadership, Public Relations, or a related field.  Must have two to three years of related experience in the college/university setting (e.g. Telecounselor, Assistant Admissions Counselor, Admissions Counselor).

 

Graduate Admissions Counselor (School of Ministry)

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The Admissions Counselor serves as the primary contact and liaison to other departments for prospective School of Ministry students interested in the Adult undergraduate and graduate programs at Palm Beach Atlantic University. This person will be assigned a geographic territory for travel to recruit prospective students.  This position remains current on up-to-date marketing and recruitment issues and trends as it relates to students at Christian universities, as well as preparing and maintaining admission reports. The counselor in this position assists prospective students in completing the enrollment process after acceptance. The position is a twelve-month, non-exempt position.

Qualifications:  The candidate for this position will be competent in establishing and cultivating relationships with Christian high school administrators and counselors, churches, community colleges, and other organizations for recruitment purposes. The individual should have excellent interpersonal, organization, and teamwork skills, with an ability to multi-task and prioritize work. A candidate with a mature level of discernment and confidentiality is required.  Must possess a high level of initiative and motivation to achieve enrollment goals. 

Excellent computer skills required, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, blog writing, and social networking via the Internet.  Must possess superior English Language skills, including verbal and written communications, to communicate effectively: via email, telephone, and Internet. Must be comfortable speaking one-on-one with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, business leaders, community educators, and community members.  An ability to advise, mentor, and motivate students is valued.

Requirements: Although normal work hours are between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., the Admissions Counselor must be flexible with his/her work schedule.  Hours vary according to recruitment needs, annual campus events, special Admissions events, and campus visits for prospective students which will include early mornings, evenings, and weekends and will be determined by the supervisor. Must possess a willingness and ability to travel overnight independently to local, national, or international recruitment appointments or events.  Valid Florida Driver’s License with no vehicle violations within the past three years.

Education and/or Experience:  Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited higher education institution. Preference towards a Master’s degree with an emphasis in Business, Communications, Ministry, Marketing, Management, Leadership, Public Relations, or a related field.  Must have two to three years of related experience in the college/university setting (e.g. Telecounselor, Assistant Admissions Counselor, Admissions Counselor).  Bilingual and an ability to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently is preferred

Admissions Counselor (Transfer Students)

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The Admissions Counselor serves as the primary contact and liaison to other departments for prospective students, particularly transfer students, interested in the undergraduate programs at Palm Beach Atlantic University. This person will be assigned a geographic territory for travel to recruit prospective students.  The counselor in this position assists prospective students in completing the enrollment process after acceptance. The position is a twelve-month, non-exempt position.

Qualifications:  The individual should have excellent interpersonal, organization, and teamwork skills, with ability to multi-task and prioritize work.  Must possess a high level of initiative and motivation to achieve enrollment goals.  Excellent computer skills required, such as word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, desktop publishing, blog writing, and social networking via the Internet.  Must possess superior English Language skills, including verbal and written communications, to communicate effectively: via email, telephone and Internet. Must be comfortable speaking one-on-one with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, business leaders, community educators and community members.  Must possess an ability to advise, mentor and motivate Christian and non-Christian undergraduate students.

Requirements: Although normal work hours are between 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., the Admissions Counselor must be flexible with his/her work schedule.  Hours vary according to recruitment needs, annual campus events, special Admissions events and campus visits for prospective students, which will include early mornings, evening, and weekends, and will determined by supervisor. Must possess a willingness and ability to travel overnight independently to local, national, or international recruitment appointments or events.  Valid Florida Driver’s License with no vehicle violations within the past three years.

Education and/or Experience:  Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited higher education institution. Preference towards a Master’s degree with an emphasis in Business, Communications, Marketing, Management, Leadership, Public Relations, or a related field.  Must have two to three years related experience in the college/university setting (e.g. Telecounselor, Assistant Admissions Counselor, Admissions Counselor).


 


 OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT

 

Senior Director of Development Operations

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The University leadership seeks a Senior Director of Development Operations to support the advancement operations’ growth. The Sr. Director will ensure that the department is operating efficiently and effectively to meet its mission of engaging relationships and partnerships to further fuel the University’s strategic vision. The individual in this role will interface, work regularly with and support the Executive Vice President for Advancement and the entire Institutional Advancement team. This individual will work closely with other team members in the Institutional Advancement office and campus-wide to carry out different aspects of the University’s mission, and to connect different functions within the Advancement operation for fundraising success. The Executive Vice President for Advancement seeks a candidate who is highly motivated, experienced, organized, and demonstrates the confidence and skills needed to successfully work independently and on a team to carry out the below duties. Metrics and goals are set and worked towards regularly in the Advancement operation.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:  The strong candidate will manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospective donors and have experience in cultivating and stewarding relationships to increase revenue and advance donor relations.   The Senior Director oversees the University Annual Giving program and assists and has oversight in the continued development of giving societies.  Candidates will have experience in Advancement Services operations which will include prospect research, prospect/data entry and management, and creation of reports in line with office goals. 

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and teamwork skills are necessary as duties will include collaboration with colleagues on alumni engagement, parent engagement, and community partners to ensure proper cultivation of constituencies. A comfort level with in-person and virtual engagement is required. Knowledge of best practices related to advancement, including work alongside a Board of Trustees. 

Education and/or Experience:  A Bachelor’s degree is required.  A Master’s degree or Ph.D. is preferred.   Five+ years of experience in the education or nonprofit sector; experience related to advancement at a higher educational institution is preferred. Management experience with oversight of programs and team members is required.  The strong candidate will have documented experience interfacing with multiple constituencies and aptitude for development (fundraising) relationship-building & in-person/written solicitations.

 

Video Content Coordinator

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The Video Content Coordinator will assist the Advancement team in telling the PBA story through creative mediums, including video, to be shared across a variety of platforms, primarily consisting of live events, social media and web channels. The Visual Content Coordinator will work closely with Marketing/Communications team members to establish plans and identify stories to tell, with a focus on the audiences of donors, alumni, families, and current and prospective students.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in videography, lighting, editing, and have a passion for telling stories in a way that conveys truth, emotion, and the PBA mission.

Qualifications:  The Video Content Coordinator will be experienced in storyboarding, set planning, shooting, and editing of high definition video for use across social media, the university website, donor packages and other mediums as needed.  Other skills will include creating content packages for distribution and sharing by various constituents, i.e. creating and sharing longer video clips, short clips, and quotes from the same subject/source material.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and teamwork skills are necessary as duties will also include collaboration with Marketing and Advancement team members on departmental and creative projects and being a liaison between Advancement, Admissions, and Media Services/Digital Media to satisfy video needs in the most cost-and time-efficient manner.

Proficiency with film/video best practices and equipment operation/handling,  Adobe Creative Suite, and video editing software (Premiere, Final Cut Pro and After Effects).  Animation design skills are a plus.

Education and/or Experience:  Baccalaureate degree in cinema arts/film from an accredited institution or commensurate work experience in a business or non-profit setting required. Preference given to candidates with a background in higher education.

 

Social Media Coordinator

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The Social Media Coordinator is a full-time staff member who will assist the Advancement team by planning, implementing and monitoring Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Social Media strategy in order to increase brand awareness and community engagement.

The ideal candidate will be proficient across major social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter and have a proven track record in content planning and execution. A passion for storytelling, an eye for great photography, and an ability to identify target audience preferences and build content to meet them are a must.

Qualifications:  Proven work experience managing corporate social media and hands on experience using social media for brand awareness is required. Other skills necessary are  a familiarity with photography, photo editing and an understanding of SEO.

Requires strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills with the ability to influence and align across a wide variety of people, including students, alumni, parents and donors. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

 Education and/or Experience:  Baccalaureate degree in in marketing, communications or relevant field from an accredited institution or commensurate work experience in a business or non-profit setting required.

 

Raiser's Edge Database Administrator

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  The DBA is the day-to-day operations manager of every function of Raiser's Edge and is responsible for a wide range of activities. These include, but are not limited to, user activation, database access and role definitions, security, and data integrity. The DBA manages and maintains all business functions, creates queries, management, and dashboard reports. It is a position that requires advanced knowledge and experience with database administration. It is not an entry-level position. 

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will be able to configure security and permissions for users in a new installation.  An advanced skill-set in the following areas is required; 

  • Creation of complex queries, management reports and campaign dashboards
  • Export and import data to and from a Microsoft SQL database (Jenzabar) and
  • Managing all business processes involving both Raiser's Edge and Jenzabar

Preference will be given to those with familiarity with the Blackbaud Merchant System (BBMS) and the JustGiving web page building application.  Experience in managing existing peer-to-peer online fundraising campaigns and all online giving functions as they are migrated to Blackbaud from other web is preferred.

Education and Experience:  A Bachelor's degree is required with preference to a Computer Science major.  A Blackbaud Raisers Edge DBA certification is preferred.  Three to five years in  current position as a Raisers Edge Database Administrator with experience to include:

  • working with RE NXT (the web version) and RE Database View (the web-based client version), 
  • work in a university advancement office is preferred, and
  • computer programming experience.

 

                                                            OFFICE OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

  

  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                       

 Database Server Administrator                   

STATUS:                  Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:  Design, implement, and maintain university databases for specific applications considering client needs, information security,  performance, and cost effectiveness.  Supports the data management and integration needs as it relates to the University business and administrative processes.  Perform SQL and database tuning (performance) in a Microsoft SQL client/server environment. Responsible for all aspects of DBMS including creating data structures (tables, indexees, and views), queries, reports, custom integrations, backups, and migrations.  Collaborate with other team members and university stakeholders on common database procedures, support engagements and new initiatives.

Qualifications:  Experience working with SQL in Windows server environment required. Must be familiar with SQL and Access Databases, stored procedures, systems maintenance tasks related to Web sites and database management. Must be familiar and hold a level of proficiency with SQL Server Reporting Services, Network Security/Windows Active Directory, Database Architecture and post-secondary educational data modeling. Knowledge of .NET framework, Object Oriented Programming, as well as other Web development software technologies.

Desirable Certifications: MCSE or MCSA, MCP, or MCDBA.

Education and/or Experience
A bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university is required. Major in business, computer information systems, or related field preferred. Experience with systems analysis and Microsoft Access preferred. 


 

Network Server Administrator

STATUS:                 Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

 Summary:  Responsible for the installation, maintenance, and monitoring of the University’s enterprise network servers. Evaluates vendor products in hardware, software, and network technologies. Troubleshoots network servers’ performance, performs upgrades, patches, and installation of new applications. Must be familiar with network topologies and network servers both physical and virtual. Responsible for assisting in the management of PBA’s complex network. The Network Server Administrator is also responsible for keeping abreast of emerging server/network infrastructure advancements in the rapidly changing technology industry. This individual is an integral part of providing a technology environment that is reliable, flexible, and cost effective.

Education and/or Experience
A bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university with a major in computer information systems or related degree or equivalent experience is required. A minimum of two years experience as a network or server administrator is required.


CAMPUS SAFETY & SECURITY

Patrol Officer

STATUS:              Full-Time

AVAILABLE:       Until Filled

Summary: The Campus Safety & Security Patrol Officer is responsible for the safety and security of the university including its students, faculty, staff and administration as well as its physical assets during his/her assigned shift.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Some of the duties of the Patrol Officer will include pro-active patrol of all campus property,  detecting violations of federal, state and local laws and taking appropriate action in accordance with department policies and procedures.  An ability to be of service to a wide variety of constituents is required as some responsibilities will include responding to calls for assistance from students, faculty staff, administration, law enforcement and emergency services personnel. A previous knowledge of completing incident reports is beneficial as the officer will do so in this capacity in accordance with PBA department policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 6 to 12 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Law enforcement/security training or experience preferred. A valid State of Florida Security 'CD" license is preferred. Possession of a valid Class E driver's license is required.


BUSINESS SERVICES

 Controller

STATUS:              Full-Time

AVAILABLE:       Until Filled

Summary:  The Controller directs accounting and business activities of the University through leadership and management of the Business Services operations of the University, including communication with administration within the University and other departmental leaders. Includes supervision of accounts payable, accounts receivable, student accounts, and accounting clerks.

Qualifications: Along with strong management skills and an ability to direct daily operations of Business Services, the successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and financial analytical skills. Other responsibilities will include preparing financial reports, including reports to the University’s CFO, President, and Board. Other reports will include budget reports and external reports for donors, as well as reports for federal and state regulatory agencies.  Proven expertise in working within systems and processes for efficient control and utilization of financial resources of the organization is desired. 

Expertise in understanding legal documents will complement the candidate’s knowledge of federal policy and current or changing regulatory directives.  Collaboration and a proven ability to communicate to and work with a broad array of constituents, from Board members, administration, and other University departments, to external auditors are crucial.

Required Certification: CPA

Education and Experience:  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree  in Business Administration, with a minimum of five (5) years accounting or management experience. Higher education or not-for-profit experience is preferred.

 


Student  Accounts  Administrator

STATUS:                 Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:   The Student Accounts Administrator is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Student Accounting Office. This position assists with the analysis, planning, and implementation of new processes and information systems to better meet the needs of both internal and external customers.   Manages the timely collection of outstanding accounts receivable debts due to the University. Coordinates the timely posting of charges and payment activities impacting student accounts. This position requires strong detail-oriented and analytical skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree preferred from four-year college or university; and four to five years related experience and/or training.

Student Accounts Representative

STATUS:                 Full-time

AVAILABLE:           Until filled

Summary:   The Student Accounts Representative is responsible for managing the student accounts receivable function in connection with proper recording of student charges and payments.  This position involves the importatnt task of assisting students and parents through phone or campus visits, regarding student accounts, in their initial contact with the University.

The Student Accounts Representative assists students in managing student payment plans. They are the liaison with the VA as a Certifying Official to accurately report all tuition and fees certifications for veterans and  works closely with the Admissions, Financial Aid, and Registrar's offices to assist new students through the registration process.  A successful candidate will have both strong attention to detail and analytical skills, as well as skilled in interpersonal communication with an ability to work well with a wide variety of departments, students, parents, and staff.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s degree preferred from a four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and/or training.