20
Feb 15

TITLE:  Compliance  Officer
DEPARTMENT: Registration
REPORTS TO: Registrar and Dean of New Program Development
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt, 12-month contract

This position has four main responsibilities: certification of student teacher candidates to the State of Michigan, compliance of all state authorizations for online programming, liaison between the Admissions’s Office and the Education and Online Education Division’s Graduate Program Coordinators and act as the transfer coordinator for the college.
Responsibilities: 

  1. Acts as liaison between the State of Michigan Department of Education  and the Educational Division
  2. Processes initial, renewal, and professional teaching certificates 
  3. Develops and updates forms necessary for collecting and processing certification-related activities 
  4. Prepares Education Unit and State of Michigan certification reports; Title II, Annual Report Card with assistance from the Education Division
  5. Attends DARTEP meetings four times per year 
  6. Reviews with program coordinators and then submits barcoded list of MTTC content testers to testing service four times per year 
  7. Maintains credential files for teachers certified 
  8. Complete accreditation activities of the Master in the Art of Teaching Program at Marygrove College. 
  9. Maintain a list of all currently approved States for online programming
  10. Learn, maintain, and track state authorizations for programs to communicate to multiple departments to maintain integrity and correct information is provided to students and faculty about our programs
  11. Follow updates on State Authorization changes in requirements for individual States
  12. Knowledge and ability to work with state authorization department, WICHE, and SAN networks
  13. Attend conferences on state authorizations to report out changes and needs to market programs.
  14. Oversee budget and expense on state authorization licensures
  15. Act as a liaison between Admissions and Graduate Program Coordinators in Education and Online Education Division to ensure timely review of potential candidate’s applications.
  16. Work with Academic areas and Community Colleges to create transfer and articulation agreements

Minimum Requirements: B.A. degree or equivalent work experience in the areas mentioned for this position M.A. preferred;  K-12 classroom experience preferred;  Computer savvy, e.g., is competent with Excel, Word;  Experience with on-line learning and/or Blackboard;  Excellent ability to read, analyze and interpret technical periodicals, professional journals and government regulations;  Knowledge of admission processes; Understanding of state authorization preferred Superb oral and written communication skills, e.g., ability to write and present complex reports, communicate on the phone;   Ability to work in a fast paced environment with diverse constituencies; and  Is a self-starter.  

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter with salary requirement and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu 
Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

 

20
Feb 15

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Department: Financial Services
Reports To: Director of Financial Services
Classification: Administration

Summary of Needs

The Senior Accountant supports all general ledger activities including journal entries, accruals, and
reconciliation of asset, liability, revenue and expense accounts. Applicant will need to be capable of
performing analyses and assisting with data acquisition/manipulation for high level reporting to Senior
Leadership of the College.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Daily and monthly reconciliation of financial subsystems including A/R, A/P, payroll, fixed assets, bank accounts, and investments
  • Monthly and annual financial reporting with analysis of income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, grant reporting and tax returns
  • Assist with monthly and annual budget processes with analysis of both monthly and yearly comparisons
  • Assist with all required federal and state filing requirements including but not limited to tax forms 1099, 1098-T, 990 and 5500 as well as financial portions of annual IPED and FISAP filings
  • Participate in interdepartmental efforts to improve operational efficiency and student service
  • Back-up other accounting positions
  • Work in conjunction with departments across campus on reporting requirements
  • Assist with documenting and monitoring of internal controls
  • Periodically review and update accounting procedures and policies
  • Coordinate and resolve any GL or banking discrepancies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated accounting and internal controls capability
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required; CPA, MBA and/or MSA are preferred
  • Five to seven years of experience preferably in higher education/not-for-profit sector or public accounting
  • Knowledge of computerized administrative financial data systems (familiarity with Ellucian Colleague and Raiser’s Edge systems a plus) including Microsoft products with a good deal of experience working in Excel
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for timely and accurate completion of tasks assigned
  • Ability to commit to a flexible work schedule
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills

 

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter with salary requirement and three employment references to
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until
a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student
body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically
underrepresented in higher education. EOE

19
Feb 15

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty
Department: Online Education Division, MAT program
Reports to: Director of Online Education Division
Classification: Part-Time
Date Prepared:

The Online Education Division, in partnership with faculty and staff, enhances student learning options by providing high quality, online, degree and non-degree programs that deliver exceptional content and state-of-the-art technology support with the purpose of increasing student knowledge, developing key skills and preparing students to lead urban communities into the future.

The MAT Adjunct Faculty is a direct report to the Director of Online Education Division and is also responsible for the development, implementation, and success of teaching and learning in specific multiple academic online programs the faculty is qualified and authorized to teach. This position includes, but is not limited to helping meet accreditation, evaluation, strategic initiatives in curriculum and instruction, course and content development, student advising, graduate advising, and program coordination. We are looking for adjunct faculty from multiple areas: Education, Education Technology, Instructional Design, Special Education, Reading Education, Math Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, Education Administration or related.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Participatory, interactive, constructive, and socratic teaching of the subject matter, establishing learning communities and utilizing online technologies available within the course and college to maximize learning experience.
  • Conduct textbook reviews when necessary.
  • Connect with IRB review committee/person for graduate thesis advising. Maintain, track, and process thesis progress reports, plan of work, and feedback/evaluation processes for graduating students.
  • Program advisor to students, addressing emails and phone calls of personal students about the program, contact information, etc.
  • Facilitate curriculum and instruction development in coordination with projects as developed by the Academic Operations Manager and Division Chair.
  • Faculty webinar/conference participation, involvement, and/or presentation
  • Facilitate the implementation of initiatives, HLC, Open Pathways, TEAC, INTASC and INACOL standards, and other course development projects.
  • Involvement with online, discipline, and departmental committees and subcommittees to work on improving curriculum, curriculum updates, college initiatives, and faculty training.
  • Address student inquiries about courses, course feedback, course instructions, etc., within 24 hours or less; grade with formative and summative feedback on all assignments each week, returning all graded work each week, etc.
  • Involvement each semester as a Faculty Advisor for Graduate Capstone/Thesis development with students, Content Specialists with Instructional Designers, Course Reviewers, and/or Faculty Trainer, mentoring new online faculty into teaching for Marygrove based on the training program, standards, expectations, and policies established by the Online Education Division.
  • Involvement with research in the field, APA guidelines and updates.
  • Collaborate and facilitate utilization of resources for self and students with the Writing Center and Library.
  • Follow and uphold processes, and maintain professionalism in communications with students, faculty, staff and administration.
  • Maintain technological skills and professional development to address new trends in learning and teaching: adaptive learning, technology, etc.
  • Maintain academic rigor and high standards while maintaining excellent communication and sensitivities to diverse students, students’ learning styles, confidence and learning needs as expected for undergraduate and graduate level courses.
  • Meet deadlines for course readiness and other process workflows and uphold contractual obligations per expectations and requirements of the online division.
  • Further duties as evolved.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • PhD or Ed.D in discipline/subject to teach. Current areas: Education, Reading, Special Education, Education Technology, Instructional Design, Teaching, Math Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Teacher Education, Education Administration or related.
  • Three (3) years online teaching experience in higher education
  • Three (3) years Blackboard 8.0 or higher experience.
  • Three (3) years’ experience with academic technologies: MOOCs, mobile, textbook/publisher software.
  • Three (3) years’ experience with principles of contemporary instructional and curriculum design (ADDIE, UbD, student-center, constructive, learning communities).
  • Articulate, timely and consistent verbal and written communication.
  • Research experience in field and as an educator.
  • Proficient in computer skills, MS Office skills, and related software
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies and software
  • Ability to use online virtual conferencing software (e.g. WebEx, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of evaluation, assessment, and training.
  • Ability to collaborate extensively with instructional designers, quality assurance, and the OED office
  • Solid understanding of higher education mission, trends, and needs.
  • Strong understanding of adult learning theory and how it applies to online education.
  • Strong understanding of curriculum including but not limited to Education, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Sciences, Mathematics, etc.
  • Ability to work from any location and at different times as needed for certain projects.
  • Committed to the team and goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred

  • One (1) year faculty mentoring/training experience.
  • Graduate student advising
  • Experience in curriculum design and course development.
  • Experience with media, technology, and various tools to enhance learning.
  • Experience with IRB reviews.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and successfully complete tasks according to established deadlines.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity and equality.
  • The ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

 

Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter outlining salary requirements, resume and contact information for three professional references. All applications should be sent electronically in MS Word format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

An equal opportunity employer, Marygrove College is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

09
Feb 15

TITLE: Assistant Professor of Psychology

REPORTS TO: Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences

DEPARTMENT: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Marygrove College, a private Catholic liberal arts college located in Detroit, Michigan, invites applicants for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, beginning August, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be able to teach a variety of courses in Psychology as well as statistics for social scientists and will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: community psychology, counseling or clinical psychology, or experimental psychology. Normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester. In addition, we seek an individual interested in outreach to the urban community and in working with other faculty to develop curricular and co-curricular courses/programs. The candidate is expected to participate in departmental and college service, and to undertake research and professional development in areas of interest.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three current letters of recommendation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or sent to Human Resources, Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221, Screening will begin immediately.  Position is contingent upon funding.

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages application from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education.

30
Jan 15

Job Title: Institutional Development Coordinator

Division: Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Reports To: Chair, Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Classification: Exempt

 

Summary:

Marygrove College, as part of a consortium of 4 institutions, has been recently awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fuel the academic renaissance of Detroit by establishing Detroit as the center for biomedical research training for underrepresented undergraduate students (http://rebuildetroit.org).

The consortium will collaborate to design a common curriculum emphasizing mentored research among Detroit’s diverse student populations and leading to accelerated pipelines into master’s and doctoral degrees to ensure students succeed in biomedical research careers. The consortium institutions will drive student success in biomedical fields through: Cross-articulation agreements, enhanced student research programs, student services and faculty and student development.

The goal of the Institutional Development Core is to ensure that the four partner institutions use the REBUILD Detroit Program to drive significant cultural transitions on campus that are aligned with current thinking about high impact practices for improving student engagement with the goal of promoting the success of underrepresented groups and economically disadvantaged students.

The purpose of the Institutional Development Coordinator is to assist in the management of the Institutional Development Core activities as part of the REBUILDetroit grant.

Essential Job Duties & Critical tasks:

  • Coordinates the needs of the 4 partner institutions for the implementation of the Research Enrichment Core curriculum.
  • Coordinates the array of faculty and professional development activities at all 4 institutions.
  • Coordinates the faculty learning communities, including spaces, established in the REBUILD Detroit program.
  • Coordinates the mentoring, placement and networking of the graduate teaching fellows and postdoctoral teaching fellows involved in the REBUILD Detroit program.
  • Collaborates with the Student Training Core and Research Enrichment Core leaders to ensure planning and implementation of shared activities.
  • Acts as a liaison to the BUILD leadership on behalf of the Institutional Development Core.
  • Local travel between the 4 partner institutions, as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Education:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university; degree in a science field preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in higher education.
  • Demonstrated organizational leadership in an academic setting.
  • Working knowledge of academic administration.
  • Experience working with faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and/or graduate students.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Application Procedures:

To be assured of consideration, applicants must submit: 1) application letter, which includes a summary of qualifications and professional goals, 2) a resume, and 3) two letters of recommendation to: Dr. Jeanne Andreoli, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221, or by email with the subject line: IDC Coordinator Search Committee to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

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