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Student Services Manager (Director of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management)

Job Number: 42198
Date Announced: 3/17/2014   
Department: Student Affairs
Classification: Exempt

Penn State Berks is seeking a Director of Student Affairs who will be responsible for leadership of the College’s student life and enrollment management programs including admissions, student aid, retention initiatives, residence life, inter-collegiate athletics (NCAA Division III, club sports and intramurals), health and counseling services and support of special student populations including multi-cultural, veterans, international, commuters, at-risk and LGBT. This position will successfully collaborate with all units of the college to ensure that enrollment goals are achieved, that a vibrant, educationally purposeful co-curricular experience is offered and that quality services are provided to ensure student success. This job will be filled as a level 4, or level 5, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher (Doctorate preferred) plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 4. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate must demonstrate the following: knowledge and leadership experience in the above or related areas of responsibility; ability to manage multiple work units; excellent judgment, organizational and supervisory skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; an outstanding customer service orientation; and a commitment to fostering diversity and student engagement. Penn State Berks is a four-year college of the Pennsylvania State University with 2800 students offering 21 four- and two-year degrees that can be completed at the college, and the first two years of 160 Penn State baccalaureate degrees. Penn State Berks offers the advantages of small college teaching with the readily available resources of a major research university, and is easily accessible to Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. For additional information about Penn State Berks, please visit our web page at www.bk.psu.edu.
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Public Safety Officer 3 (Police Officer)

Job Number: 42514
Date Announced: 4/2/2014 
Department: Police Services
Classification: Non-exempt

Penn State Berks is seeking to fill a full-time Police Officer position. The assigned work hours will vary and the candidate must be available to work any hours as assigned. University Police Officers are responsible for carrying out the functions of protection of life and property, preservation of peace and good order of the community, enforcement of laws, investigative work and other related duties. This position requires the availability and willingness to work various hours, including patrol and special details/events. The position is responsible for the prevention of criminal, unsafe or undesirable activity and regulatory violations through pro-active policing techniques. The candidate will be required to respond to requests for assistance or service and reports of criminal activity and apply appropriate decision making skills to properly handle these incidents. The candidate will be required to complete detailed reports documenting his/her activities utilizing the Department`s computerized records management system (CODY). The candidate will possess the skills necessary to enhance public respect for law enforcement and the University with courteous, devoted and ethical service and will demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with various levels of faculty, staff, students, and outside agencies in this customer service oriented position. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree plus one year of work related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires Act 120 Certification, ability to pass a criminal background investigation, U.S. Citizenship, age 21 or older, ability to pass a psychological evaluation and physical ability test, and be in good general health as determined by a University physical examination. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.To apply, please visit the Penn State Job Opportunities website and click on "Search Jobs."

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