Caldwell University offers 31 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate and certificate programs, including a doctoral program in Applied Behavior Analysis, the first in New Jersey. The University’s most popular offerings include undergraduate degrees in business, psychology, nursing and education. Caldwell is a leader in autism education offering a state-of-the-art autism center benefiting children with autism and their families in New Jersey. Caldwell University is situated on the beautiful 70-acre campus in Caldwell, New Jersey, less than 25 miles from New York City and an hour to the New Jersey shore. Students receive experiences beyond the classroom through regional internships and shadowing opportunities.
Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.
Program/Liturgical Coordinator, Campus Ministry and Mission (Req #1589)
Caldwell University invites applications for part-time Program/Liturgy Coordinator for Campus Ministry and Mission, beginning January 2021. Reporting to the Director of Campus Ministry the Program/Liturgy Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Office of Campus Ministry and the Disciples on the Way Program. This is a grant funded position available through December 2023. Job duties include, but are not limited to;
Supporting the Disciples on the Way Program funded through the Lilly Grant by recruiting and working with college student mentors, assisting in planning for the summer conference, planning prayers/music for the summer week, creating content to keep students engaged throughout the year, and more.
Assisting to plan and attend Disciples on the Way spring training retreat.
Managing the Kappa Gamma Pi- Honors Service Fraternity program to include; contacting the Registrar for a list of eligible students, inviting students to apply, reviewing applications, and coordinating with the national office.
Attending and taking a leadership role in liturgical masses including Sunday evening mass on campus; coordinating student musicians and liturgical ministers for roles and duties within the masses.
Scheduling Priests for additional Masses throughout the year.
Assisting in the service program for incoming freshmen, FIRST Program every August
Participating in mandatory Campus Ministry weekend retreat, taking place in the fall semester (October or November).
Organizing National Catholic Sisters week in March to include applying for grant support, visioning, creating, and implementing programming.
Assisting with planning and programming for the Caldwell University Day of Community Service (typically the last Friday in September).
Scheduling, planning, and implementing one service saturday activity per month. Including work with local non-profits to schedule service opportunities for Caldwell students, attending the service Saturdays once a month, advertising, etc.
Assisting the Director of Campus Ministry with other aspects of programming from development through implementation and assessment (i.e., retreats, Liturgical celebrations, RCIA, service activities, overseeing work study students, etc.). Engaging specific target audiences (commuters, residents, etc.) to foster a sense of inclusivity and support student retention efforts.
Promoting the Caldwell University Catholic Dominican mission throughout the campus in creative ways.
A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 1-2 years of experience working in ministry or a volunteer-related field is required. An ideal candidate would be skilled in leading liturgical music and working with students in that capacity as well. Must be available to work Sunday nights, Wednesdays, and one Saturday per month. Other days can be flexible based on a schedule. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or Google applications (Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc) and social media skills are also required. This grant-funded position becomes available in January 2021. The first year of work will continue through June 30. 2021 and resume mid-August 2021. The second-year will run from mid-August 2021 through June 30, 2022. The third-year will run from mid-August 2022 through June 30, 2023 The grant-funded program will conclude after work has been completed from mid-August 2023 to December 31, 2023. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts missions of the University.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies:
Work independently and be self-driven within a team structure.
Manage competing priorities.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and integrity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to engage in one-on-one sessions; small and large group presentations, workshops, and training.
Work collaboratively across all levels of the institution.
Ability to interact and connect with high school, college students, and young adults with integrity and professionalism.
Engage students in faith-based conversations
Preach the Gospel with joy and enthusiasm.
Instructional Technologist, Part-Time (Req #1567)
Caldwell University seeks a part-time Instructional Technologist able to work no more than 17.5 hours a week. Reporting to the Director, Online Education the Instructional Technologist is responsible for supporting and assisting faculty in facilitating the use of technology in the classroom. This position will be responsible for providing training, resources, and investigating best practices for technology integration, and applications related to technology use in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to;
Serving as administrator for the Caldwell University learning management system (Blackboard).
Integrating third-party tools into Blackboard via LTI.
Updating and maintaining the internal and external online website.
Researching and testing tools to extend the functionality of Blackboard based on user requirements following standard evaluation criteria.
Managing appropriate help desk technical support for distance learning compliance.
Supporting compliance with student privacy, accessibility, academic integrity, and other institutional policies involved in the application of instructional technology.
Providing guidance on making instructional materials accessible for all.
Managing course archives for the learning management system.
Researching emerging educational technologies and staying involved with NJEdge and other relevant technology groups.
Working with vendors that provide learning management and distance education services.
Providing training services and assisting faculty members in a wide range of instructional technologies.
Creating training videos and tutorials for faculty and students.
Maintaining current knowledge of best practices in technology and providing resource information relating to new techniques and practices that relate to the use of technology in the classroom.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field plus two to four years of effective experience is required. Experience in a higher education academic environment is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent written/verbal communication, strong informational and technological abilities, and have the ability to develop relationships across all levels of the organization.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Caldwell University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying the position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.
Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 31 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities, and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community, and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER, ONLINE EDUCATION (REQ #1519)
Caldwell University invites applications for a part-time Instructional Designer, Online Education. Under the supervision of the Director of Online Education, the Instructional Designer will be responsible for working with faculty in developing high quality, technology-mediated academic courses and programs for the online and hybrid classrooms. The designer will be consulting, training, and serving as a resource to faculty in the design, development, evaluation, and revision of teaching, learning, and assessment to support a learning-centered online and hybrid environment. Specific job duties include, but are not limited to:
Working with faculty on designing, developing, and implementing online and hybrid courses and programs using principles of Adult Learning and the Universal Design for Learning framework.
Working with faculty on designing and creating engaging, interactive, and instructional sound online learning activities.
Providing pedagogical support and instructional design oversight for faculty developing, designing, and creating ADA compliant online instructional content. Working with faculty to help apply active learning principles in the development and design process.
Developing and delivering faculty development activities pertaining to successful learning and teaching online.
Recommending to online faculty appropriate Learning Management Software tools, multimedia recording apps and equipment, and teaching strategies that help students achieve Student Learning Outcomes.
Researching and identifying innovative and effective online learning techniques, exploring emergent technologies, and assisting in the evaluation, selection, and adoption of technology products related to distance learning
Assisting in creating and maintaining quality assurance and assessment criteria for the evaluation of instruction and online course delivery outcomes.
Master’s degree in instructional design, educational technology, learning sciences, or a related field from an accredited college or university plus three years of full-time experience in online/hybrid courses and curriculum development is required. Experience teaching online/hybrid courses in higher education settings with experience of Adult Learning principles. Solid knowledge of accessibility standards, ADA guidelines, and Blackboard Learning Management System is strongly preferred. Must have a working knowledge of copyright laws, requirements for accessibility of online course materials, software, and technology to accommodate students and faculty with special needs. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administration. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts mission of the University
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Caldwell University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information. Applicants must also submit samples of application experience using the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles.
Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 31 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit caldwell.edu.
Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community.