United Job Openings

United Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff
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Application Process

Please send a résumé with salary requirements to United’s Human Resources department via postal mail or email. Mail: United Theological Seminary Attn: Human Resources 4501 Denlinger Rd. Dayton, OH 45426 email: jobs@united.edu

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Google Apps: Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar
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Job Openings

Senior Director of IT
Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full-time Senior Director of IT position at United Theological Seminary.

Summary
The role of the Senior Director of IT at United is to provide strategic vision, leadership and project execution to United in achievement of the strategic plan utilizing technology when appropriate. The Senior Director of IT directs the planning and implementation of IT infrastructure and is responsible for the successful implementation of all technology projects. The Senior Director of IT will facilitate cost-effective uses of technology ensuring IT projects are aligned with institutional mission and goals, and acting as primary point of contact for issues related to information technology for the administration/faculty of the institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement and lead information technology projects that are the tactics that support goals established in United’s Strategic Plan and other planning initiatives approved by the President.
  • Evaluate United’s technology system needs creating appropriate plans, renewal and replacement, and budget proposals to meet those needs.
  • Plan and manage academic and administrative information technology at United, including system and software acquisitions, network design and implementation, and the delivery of Technology Services in online learning, classroom technology, media distribution and administrative functions.
  • Research, recommend, and implement emerging technologies, creating an environment fostering innovative teaching and learning with technology.
  • Develop and recommend information systems and academic computing policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Manage and execute digital marketing campaigns and track ROI.
  • Coordinate management and operation of centralized computer functions, information systems, and accommodation of users’ needs.
  • Serve as resource to academic and administrative staff for technology planning.
  • Serve as resource to administrative systems and academic systems user groups participating in strategic planning and operation governance of the organization.
  • Continuous assessment and communication of risks involved with IT infrastructure and investments.
  • Identify opportunities for the investment of IT resources and/or systems for the purpose of process improvement.
  • Develop, maintain and implement all IT policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

      The Senior Director of IT manages staff and budgets for the following departments: IT, and the studio.

Qualifications

  • Current competency with the latest technology such as cloud infrastructure, applications and demonstrated leadership in project execution.
  • Ability to conceptualize, implement and deliver multiple IT projects on-time and within budget.
  • Ability to motivate staff, lead change and make a positive impact to the organization.
  • Collaborative leadership style that can be focused and decisive. Business and legal acumen. Effective and demonstrated skill in writing, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Expertise in social media communications and marketing.

Education and/or Experience

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management Information System, Information Technology, Education Technology or related field.
  • At least five years of technology management experience with progressive responsibility.
  • Experience creating, forecasting and managing a budget and asset inventory.
  • Preferred experience in higher education and/or theological education.
  • Preferred experience with Salesforce or other cloud-based CRMs.

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Coordinator of Scholarships and International Enrollment
Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full-time Coordinator of Scholarships and International Enrollment position at United Theological Seminary.

Summary
Works in association with the VP for Enrollment Management/Associate Dean for Doctoral Studies, Senior Director of Enrollment Management, Director of Development, Financial Aid, Admissions, Student Billing and the Scholarship Committee in the development, management and tracking of scholarship programs and the disbursement of scholarship funds. Manages international student application and initial onboarding process in coordination with the International Student Committee and RO. Serves as primary liaison with international students through the enrollment process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Scholarship Management

  1. Maintain updated Scholarship Policy and Process.
  2. Maintain and redesign ERx scholarship system as requirements change.
  3. Identify sources of scholarship funding in partnership with the Development Office, including donor-funded and general local, state and national scholarship programs.
  4. Promote the availability of scholarship programs to prospective students, in conjunction with the Enrollment and Admissions team. May create advertising materials and student outreach campaigns.
  5. Collect applications on all students seeking academic scholarships. Advise and guide applicants through the scholarship search and application processes.
    • Collect and sort incoming applications and support documents, including application, statement of financial need, essays and references through the online applicant portal.
  6. Contact prospective students, fielding questions and initiating follow-up on scholarship applications. Mail/Email necessary scholarship data to persons inquiring about scholarships.
    • Emails Regarding:
      • Upcoming deadlines (at least once per week 1½ months ahead of deadline)
      • Need for additional or missing support documents
      • Incoming information, applications and deadlines for outside scholarships including UCC, DABA, GBHEM, UMHEF, etc.
  7. Track all applicant data, contacts, scholarship awards and disbursements in a Constituent Relationship Management system.
    • Using ERx and the Scholarship Policy & Process, determine scholarship amounts as a recommendation to the scholarship committee
    • Apply endowed scholarships not designated as “both/and” scholarships to qualified individuals
    • Report data to scholarship committee as necessary
  8. Organize, prepare and coordinate scholarship committee meetings to evaluate applications and make recommendations annually.
    • Schedule scholarship committee meetings, more frequently before the start of the semester to ensure timely award disbursement to applicants
    • Obtain approval for each scholarship and the amount received
    • Work thorough the endowed and Bishop Christian Newcomer scholarship award process (30-40/yr.)
    • Communicate and advocate on the student’s behalf, while keeping a balanced approach to the policy
  9. Prepare and present statistical reports to Executive Staff and Faculty at appropriate intervals, or the Board of Trustees when requested
  10. Serve as liaison to business office and registrar.
    • Coordinate with the billing office when outside judicatory scholarships are received to determine if additional action is required (e.g. matching, Dollar for Scholars, SEA and UMEF funds)
    • Create disbursement grids, obtain required signatures and send to Student Billing
    • Pass individual scholarship records to the financial aid office
    • Create, print and sign three copies of student aid voucher for billing office when student aid money must be reversed due to students’ dropping out, dropping below acceptable number of credit hours, or dropping below the acceptable GPA.
    • Gather EFC numbers from Financial Aid office via CRM system.
    • Coordinate with registrar updated information on number of hours each student is taking and track on scholarship grid, students who have dropped out and students who have filed coursework or fallen into academic probation.

International Enrollment Management

  1. Assist international students through the application process and create and provide DS-2019 and I-20 paperwork using SEVIS.
  2. Supervise the maintenance and revisions of student records on SEVIS site
  3. Maintain up-to-date information on visa processing (handbooks, etc.) and provide training as needed to other school officials and officers.
  4. Develop and maintain a tracking and reporting device for the status of international students.

General Responsibilities

  1. Provide enrollment management support as required, including applicant follow up and communications.
  2. Assist in business requirements definition, testing and maintenance of the Enrollment Rx system, database, templates and workflows.
  3. Assist the Senior Director of Enrollment Management with strategic plan deliverables as assigned.
  4. Participate in United committee meetings as approved by the Academic Dean
  5. Complete special projects as assigned.

Education and/or Experience
Undergraduate degree, Master’s degree preferred; and more than 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer