Staff/Faculty Job Opportunities

Immediate Supervisor: Dean of Library & Information Services
Jobs Supervised: Student Workers Only
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary

The position is responsible for the acquisition and management of CST library resources, both print and digital.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the resource needs of CST’s scholarly community;
  • Recognize areas of need within existing collections;
  • Identify materials for deselection from existing collections;
  • Evaluate new products for cost effectiveness;
  • Develop coherent strategies for making data-driven acquisitions;
  • Manage acquisition operations, including billing, tracking and payment;
  • Supervise student workers; and
  • Assist with routine library operations.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority person.

Qualifications Guidelines

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in English; language skills beyond English required (please specify languages and proficiency in cover letter)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong planning/organizational skills

Education/Experience

Either

  • (1) a Ph.D. in an area of religious studies (or closely related discipline) OR
  • (2) a Masters in an area of religious studies (or closely related discipline) and a Masters of Library Science (or equivalent experience);
  • Competence to evaluate the scholarly value of materials as relevant to religious studies (and related disciplines);
  • Experience working in an academic library;
  • Aptitude (and willingness) to teach adjunct classes at the graduate level.
  • Adept at working with diverse and rapidly changing computer systems;
  • Ability to bring cost/benefit analyses to decision making; and
  • Ability to work with library patrons and colleagues from diverse religious and cultural backgrounds and commitments.

Language Ability

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence as well as more complex documentation as required by the specific business need. The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos is also necessary.

Math Ability

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires fundamental math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability

This position requires strong organizational skills, the use of discretionary decision making and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be willing and able to perform at expert level within the complex and changing library management systems.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises student workers.

Physical Demands

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

Special Requirements/Certification

None.

 

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor, policy and company management.

Claremont School of Theology is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resumes to:
Claremont School of Theology,
Human Resources Office,
1325 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 91711;
e-mail: humanresources@cst.edu or fax 909-447-6390

Immediate Supervisor: President Bayan Claremont
Jobs Supervised: None
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Summary

The Senior Director of Development will join the executive team and oversee the development and execution of strategy for expanding the institution’s financial foundation. This includes cultivation of a sizeable, broad and active donor base, design and implementation of successful fundraising campaigns for the annual fund for operations, a capital campaign for infrastructure, and an endowment fund for sustainability. The position involves securing major and planned gifts, and preparing corporate/foundation grant proposals. Furthermore, the position requires regular travel throughout the United States, and occasionally abroad.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a five-year fundraising plan for several multi-million dollar targets to be identified with the President and Board of Trustees.
  • Identify and cultivate high net-worth donors to develop an endowment and capital campaign.
  • Identify and cultivate foundation funding sources and other grants.
  • Lead all fundraising, donor management and stakeholder engagement activities, ensuring donor satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with marketing, finance, academic and student affairs departments.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority personnel

Qualifications Guidelines

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

  • Proven administrative and leadership experience.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Knowledge of issues impacting the American Muslim community’s development.
  • Ability to represent institution and engage in community outreach.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint or equivalent.
  • Effective use of software tools for donor management/relations.
  • Collaborative, self-motivated, proactive work ethic.

Education/Experience

  • Master’s level credential or higher.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in higher education or non-profit context.

Language Ability

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires intermediate to advanced math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be willing and able to perform at a high level with donor management/relations software.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The person in this position will direct, manage, and evaluate work performance of any support staff that may be hired for the development team.

Physical Demands

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

Special Requirements/Certification

None

Application Deadline

July 21, 2015 (open until position is filled)

Application Process

Please collect the following and submit prior to deadline:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

Note: Applicants who are short-listed will be provided additional information and requested to submit a draft “First Year Action Plan” by the application deadline, after which an interview may be scheduled.

Please submit these materials in PDF format (include your last name in all filenames) via email to: admin@bayanclaremont.org.

Bayan Claremont
1325 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 447-6347

Institution

Bayan Claremont is an Islamic graduate school operating as a division of the Claremont School of Theology in Southern California. Bayan offers a 48-unit accredited MA in Islamic Studies and Leadership, which includes courses in Islamic Studies, interreligious studies, ethics, leadership, non-profit management, civic engagement, counseling, and spiritual care. Arabic language proficiency (MSA) at the intermediate level is required for graduation. New degree programs in Islamic Chaplaincy (M.Div.) and Islamic Education (MA) are planned for Fall 2016 enrollment.

Bayan Claremont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. U.S. citizenship, residency or work visa is required. Teaching experience in North American institutions is strongly preferred.

Immediate Supervisor: President Bayan Claremont
Jobs Supervised: None
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Summary

The Senior Director of Development will join the executive team and oversee the development and execution of strategy for expanding the institution’s financial foundation. This includes cultivation of a sizeable, broad and active donor base, design and implementation of successful fundraising campaigns for the annual fund for operations, a capital campaign for infrastructure, and an endowment fund for sustainability. The position involves securing major and planned gifts, and preparing corporate/foundation grant proposals. Furthermore, the position requires regular travel throughout the United States, and occasionally abroad.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a five-year fundraising plan for several multi-million dollar targets to be identified with the President and Board of Trustees.
  • Identify and cultivate high net-worth donors to develop an endowment and capital campaign.
  • Identify and cultivate foundation funding sources and other grants.
  • Lead all fundraising, donor management and stakeholder engagement activities, ensuring donor satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with marketing, finance, academic and student affairs departments.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority personnel

Qualifications Guidelines

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

  • Proven administrative and leadership experience.
  • Grant writing experience.
  • Knowledge of issues impacting the American Muslim community’s development.
  • Ability to represent institution and engage in community outreach.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint or equivalent.
  • Effective use of software tools for donor management/relations.
  • Collaborative, self-motivated, proactive work ethic.

Education/Experience

  • Master’s level credential or higher.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in higher education or non-profit context.

Language Ability

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires intermediate to advanced math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Outlook and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be willing and able to perform at a high level with donor management/relations software.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The person in this position will direct, manage, and evaluate work performance of any support staff that may be hired for the development team.

Physical Demands

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

Special Requirements/Certification

None

Application Deadline

July 21, 2015 (open until position is filled)

Application Process

Please collect the following and submit prior to deadline:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

Note: Applicants who are short-listed will be provided additional information and requested to submit a draft “First Year Action Plan” by the application deadline, after which an interview may be scheduled.

Please submit these materials in PDF format (include your last name in all filenames) via email to: admin@bayanclaremont.org.

Bayan Claremont
1325 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 447-6347

Institution

Bayan Claremont is an Islamic graduate school operating as a division of the Claremont School of Theology in Southern California. Bayan offers a 48-unit accredited MA in Islamic Studies and Leadership, which includes courses in Islamic Studies, interreligious studies, ethics, leadership, non-profit management, civic engagement, counseling, and spiritual care. Arabic language proficiency (MSA) at the intermediate level is required for graduation. New degree programs in Islamic Chaplaincy (M.Div.) and Islamic Education (MA) are planned for Fall 2016 enrollment.

Bayan Claremont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. U.S. citizenship, residency or work visa is required. Teaching experience in North American institutions is strongly preferred.

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Academic Affairs & Planning
Jobs Supervised: None
FLSA Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Summary

The Program Associate serves as administrative support for specified programs and events organized by Bayan Claremont. He or she will report to the Director of Academic Affairs and Planning, and also take direction from other Bayan administrators as needed. The Program Associate will provide support to Bayan administration in planning, preparing for, and executing events during the 2015-16 academic year, including:

  • Oct. 4, 2015: Community Organizing for Muslim Leaders – Seminar
  • Oct. 24, 2015: Dignity & Healthcare at End-of-Life – Abrahamic Bioethics Conversation
  • April 16, 2015: Islamic Perspectives on Religious Freedom – Symposium
  • other lectures, panels, events yet to be determined

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contacting and following up via phone and email with invited program participants to collect bio data, papers, forms, and other required materials.
  • Communicating with designated organizations and personnel to arrange Continuing Medical Education (CME) units for Oct. 24 Bioethics symposium; maintaining all records according to best practices; completing follow-up tasks for issuance of CMEs.
  • Preparing files, documents, summaries and reports for each program and event.
  • Assisting in social media outreach and website posts for Bayan events.
  • Contacting sponsors, vendors, and other parties connected to events.
  • Overseeing event set-up and registration process for attendees.
  • Preparing nametags, table placards, signs and other event materials.
  • Distributing and collecting event evaluation forms and testimonials.
  • Assisting in preparation of final reports/proceedings, including photographs, testimonials, etc.
  • On occasional weekends, working at Bayan booths at local venues to promote events.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Will perform all reasonable duties as requested by supervisor and other authority personnel

Qualifications Guidelines

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Competencies

  • Familiarity with healthcare professions and educational programs
  • Event planning experience
  • Reliable, punctual and attentive to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Comfortable using technology (online tools, apps, etc.) with minimal training
  • Ability to effectively use social media tools

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s level credential or higher.
  • Minimum of 2 years working in higher education or non-profit context.

Language Ability

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are preferred. The successful candidate/employee will be required to use written and/or oral communication. The position requires the ability to write standard correspondence. The ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, correspondences, and memos is necessary. It also requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business memos.

Math Ability

The position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. This requires intermediate to advanced math skills, which includes the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information.

Reasoning Ability

This position requires strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple ongoing projects; proficient in multi-tasking.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Gmail, Google Drive and other appropriate software. Operates a variety of office machines, including copier and fax machine. Must be willing and able to perform at a high level with social media software.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The person in this position will direct, manage, and evaluate work performance of event volunteers.

Physical Demands

This position may require long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. There may also be modest lifting of supplies and materials up to 25 lbs. at times. The use of hands and arms to reach for, grasp and manipulate objects is required.

Special Requirements/Certification

None

Application Deadline

July 20, 2015 (open until position is filled)

Application Process

Please collect the following and submit prior to deadline:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

Please submit these materials in PDF format (include your last name in all filenames) via email to: admin@bayanclaremont.org.

Bayan Claremont
1325 N. College Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 447-6347

Institution

Bayan Claremont is an Islamic graduate school operating as a division of the Claremont School of Theology in Southern California. Bayan offers a 48-unit accredited MA in Islamic Studies and Leadership, which includes courses in Islamic Studies, interreligious studies, ethics, leadership, non-profit management, civic engagement, counseling, and spiritual care. Arabic language proficiency (MSA) at the intermediate level is required for graduation. New degree programs in Islamic Chaplaincy (M.Div.) and Islamic Education (MA) are planned for Fall 2016 enrollment.

Bayan Claremont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. U.S. citizenship, residency or work visa is required. Teaching experience in North American institutions is strongly preferred.

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