Human Resources

Police Officer

02/19/2018 2:40 pm

Rockford University invites applications for a full time Police Officer position with the RU Police and Department of Public Safety. The Officer is a sworn law enforcement position whose duties include the responsibility for the protection and well being of the students, visitors, staff and facilities of Rockford University. The Officer will be responsible for the prevention of crimes, the preservation of peace, enforcement of all laws and ordinances, the arrest and prosecution of violators, the enforcement of the rules of the Board of Trustees and other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Patrol campus by motor vehicle, bicycle, other vehicles or on foot to discover, and deter the commission of crime; to enforce criminal and traffic laws, university rules and regulations; and to check the security of buildings, functioning of outdoor lighting and road conditions.
• Monitors and directs vehicular and pedestrian traffic as required.
• Responds to calls for a variety of services including investigation of alarms, animal control, assistance to motorists, building safety problems, domestic problems, thefts and other acts against persons or property.
• Observes, investigates and reports unusual conditions bearing on the safety and/ or security of the campus community.
• Observes campus activities and inspects University properties for unsafe conditions that could lead to injury.
• Takes necessary action to correct unsafe practices or conditions and reports all potential safety hazards.
• Recommends safety and security procedures for specific problem areas of the campus.
• Investigates, reports, and records traffic violations and accidents by interviewing witnesses, measuring distances, sketching diagrams, taking photographs and conducting field sobriety tests to determine cause and fault.
• Investigates harm, damage or threats of potential harm, or damage to persons or property by interviewing witnesses and conducting visual or audio surveillance or searches; detects and collects evidence.
• Prepares results of investigations for referral and/or prosecution.
• Refers appropriate “Student Code of Conduct” violators to the attention of the University’s Dean of Students.
• Processes arrestees by taking photographs, obtaining fingerprints, and writing arrest reports; transports arrestees to jail as required.
• Determines appropriate actions to be taken by evaluating evidence and applying knowledge of laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, policies and procedures to solve the problem and address criminal activity; prepares and processes documents such as citations, complaints, affidavits and warrants.
• Records information at scenes of crimes by sketching diagrams, taking photographs or taking notes.
• Prepares reports for use by department, University or other agency.
• Testifies in Court or by deposition to present information accumulated at scenes and through investigations.
• Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters to include directing traffic for long periods of time, administering first responder level service; lifting, dragging, and carrying people away from dangerous situations; and securing buildings and evacuating occupants.
• Responds to fire and ambulance calls to direct traffic escort fire and ambulance vehicles, establish security perimeters and maintain order.
• Inspects and maintains law enforcement equipment by observing and cleaning to keep the equipment in reliable operating condition.
• Determines content for various public safety programs such as crime prevention, personal safety, campus community safety and provides delivery to the campus community.
• Treat all persons within the scope of authority in a civil, professional, and ethical manner while taking action to ensure the protection of their civil rights.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• The ability to think and plan strategically, to exercise excellent judgment and decision-making in stressful situations, and to problem-solve in a collaborative manner.
• Demonstrated commitment to establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with diverse University constituencies. Understanding, sensitivity, and commitment to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the student, employee, and community populations.
• Outstanding written and oral communications skills.
• Working knowledge of legal issues related to campus police administration including, but not limited to, the laws of arrest, search and seizure, use of force, civil liability, FERPA, FMLA and the Jeanne Clery Campus Crime and Reporting Act.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
• Must be an active or retired sworn officer, in good standing with a law enforcement or corrections agency, with at least two years of experience in a law enforcement capacity.
• High school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred.
• Be at least twenty-one years of age.
• Possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.
• Successful completion of background investigation.
• Successful completion of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) P.O.W.E.R. test.
• Successful completion of the ILETSB Firearms qualification/ certification.
• Must have and maintain the appropriate NIMS training compliance certification.
• Must maintain First Aid, CPR and AED certification.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to have the ability to move about campus on foot at a rapid pace and run up stairs. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent must be able to stand, walk, stoop and kneel. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Visual acuity (with or without correction). While performing this job, employee may be required to physically subdue combative subjects, must maintain an appropriate level of physical ability.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Employee works in a professional higher education environment that is highly visible to members of the University community. Employee must be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) professional references with contact information and two letters of recommendation to HumanResources@rockford.edu.
Rockford University offers a rich benefits package including health, dental, vision, long term disability and a 403(b) retirement plan. Tuition remission for employee, spouse/partner and dependents is available upon date of hire.

Candidates who reflect the diversity of Rockford’s student body and community, enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have demonstrated a commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community are strongly encouraged.
EOE

About Rockford University:
Rockford University, formerly Rockford College, is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. We offer approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through our Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).
Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” we currently serve approximately 1,280 full-and part-time students. Our mission is to educate men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience.

Rockford University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students. Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President is the Senior Student Affairs Officer of the institution and is a member of the President’s Executive Council. The Vice President provides vision, leadership and management oversight to student life programs and services including, at present, Residential Life, Student Activities, Career Services, Title IX and Compliance, Judicial Affairs, Jane Addams Center for Civic Engagement, and Lang Center for Health, Wellness, Counseling & Disability Services. The Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students should be an exceptional student advocate, facilitate and enhance communication between students and administration; expand opportunities for social interaction and student development; and ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, city ordinances and Rockford University policies, while fostering a creative, vibrant, and inclusive student experience. View the full search posting >>

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate directors within Student Life including, at present, Director of Residence Life/Assistant Dean of Students, Career Services Director, Director for the Jane Adams Center for Civic Engagement (open), Title IX and Compliance Officer (open), Director of Student Activities, and Director of Lang Center for Health, Wellness, Counseling & Disability Services.
  • Provide leadership and support to all professional, administrative, and student staff assigned to Student Life.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, integrated student life program that is supported by a student life mission statement, department goals, and co-curricular learning goals.
  • Provide vision, leadership, and management oversight and evaluation for all student life programs and services.
  • Participate in and support ongoing efforts associated with University-wide retention efforts.
  • Participate in and support ongoing efforts associated with Behavioral Intervention Team.
  • Participate in and support ongoing efforts associated with compliance to Title IX; depending on background and experience, the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students may serve as the Title IX Officer.
  • Evaluate and advocate staffing needs.
  • Conduct regular meetings with student life directors as well as individual (area specific) meetings on a regular basis to provide support and keep an on-going pulse of projects, accomplishments, set backs, needs, and professional development.
  • Provide professional development opportunities to staff members.
  • Oversee all budgets within Student Life.
  • Provide articulation, advocacy, and problem resolution with students as they interact with each other, faculty, staff, the University, and the community.
  • Develop policies, programs, and services that minimize University liability in the areas of judicial affairs/student conduct, residence life, and campus activities.
  • Manage and maintain the Rockford University Student Handbook (convene regular reviews and recommend policy revisions to ensure that the University is in compliance with federal and state laws, city ordinances and legislation).
  • Oversee student discipline/adjudication and ensure that established judicial procedures are followed and due process is practiced.
  • Appoint designated hearing officers and when necessary, advise hearing officers on questions and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Rockford University Chief of Police and Director of Residence Life to ensure consistency regarding policy implementation and enforcement.
  • Work with the Emergency Response Committee to design and implement emergency protocols pertaining to campus life.
  • Respond to crisis situations/provide crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with the University administration for long range planning including space needs, budgets, capital expenses, and facilities related to student life as well as enrollment and retention goals.
  • Represent Student Life at the Board of Trustees meetings as well as the Student Life Committee of the Board.
  • Provide regular updates/reports at Faculty Meetings (both written and verbal); and written updates to President.
  • Coordinate and compile End of Year Reports for all areas within Student Life.
  • Represent Student Life by being a contributing member on several University committees such as Academic Standards, Admission and Retention, Enrollment Management, Emergency Response Committee, Behavioral Intervention Team.
  • Represent Student Life (and student development) to the campus community.
  • Ensure proper advising to Student Government and to all Rockford University clubs & organizations.
  • Oversee use of the Student Center.
  • Coordinate administration of student awards.
  • Any other reasonable requests by supervisor/administration to ensure the effective and efficient operation of Rockford University.

The Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students is expected to consult and use information from professional associations such as American College Personnel Association (ACPA), National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Association for Student Judicial Affairs (ASJA), and the American Counseling Association (ACA).

Position Requirements:

  • Experience – The Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students should have a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in higher education, with a minimum of five years’ experience in residence life, judicial programs, and crisis management. A master’s degree is required in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Personnel Services, or similar field; and experience with, and an understanding of, best practices at a private, residential, liberal arts 4-year campus. Doctorate preferred.
  • Knowledge – Understanding of student development practice and theory. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must have proven customer service orientation. Ability to multi-task and handle a fast paced environment is essential. Must be self-driven and a strong team player/leader. Finally, strong verbal and written communication skills are essential with a clear understanding of Title IX, FERPA, NCAA, federal and state laws, city ordinances, University policy and confidentiality.
  • Problem Solving – The Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students must be detail orientated and possess strong leadership, judgment, managerial, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to evaluate situations and establish effective courses of action. (Emergency/Crisis and Discipline situations.)
  • Professionalism – The Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students must be committed to the highest standard of professionalism, integrity, excellence and diversity.

About Rockford University:

Rockford University is a co-educational four-year private institution located in Rockford, Illinois. Chartered in 1847 as Rockford Female Seminary, the institution became Rockford College in 1892 and became fully co-educational in 1958. On July 1, 2013 the college transitioned to Rockford University. Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” the University currently serves approximately 1,300 full-and part-time students. The University is pleased to continue to grow its enrollment. Best known of the university’s graduates is Jane Addams (1881), founder of Chicago’s Hull-House and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1931). The University educates men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience. Through the total academic and co-curricular experience, Rockford University strives to prepare students for fulfilling lives, careers, and participation in a modern and changing global society. The University has approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. At the graduate level, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), and Master of Education (MEd).

Rockford is conveniently located in northern Illinois just 90 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago. Situated on a scenic riverfront, the City of Rockford is home to 150,000 people who enjoy a small-town atmosphere with the benefits of being part of a larger metropolitan population of 300,000.

Rockford University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt – Fennell. Nominations and application materials should be submitted via email to Rockford@hyatt-fennell.com. Please specify the position in the subject line. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references and should be submitted in separate documents. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to March 23, 2018 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

For more information contact:
Cheryl Hyatt – 724-242-0476
Rockford@hyatt-fennell.com
www.HYATT-FENNELL.com

Rockford University is an AA/EOE employer

Rockford University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Advancement. Reporting to the President, the Vice President oversees, guides, and monitors work of all the following positions and initiatives including direct oversight, at present, of the Director of Communications, the Director of Marketing, and the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement; is a member of the President’s Executive Council; and is responsible for Alumni Relations, Development, Communications (Internal and External; Print and Web), Government Relations and Community Relations. View the full search posting >>

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Lead a team of advancement professionals, graduate assistants, undergraduate-student-support-staff, and volunteers in the ongoing development and implementation of a comprehensive and evolving plan that advances the university through marketing, communications, development, alumni programming, scheduling services and print/mail services.
  • Working with direct and indirect reports to ensure implementation of the division’s annual plans.
  • Monitor benchmarks for performance measured against the annual and strategic plans.
  • Administrative duties at Executive Council and with the Board of Trustees.
  • Serve as direct liaison to the President for his/her work in Development and Alumni.
  • Maintain a personal portfolio of prospects for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Direct activities as they relate to special project fundraising, particularly capital campaign initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned or absorbed.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in fundraising, particularly in seeking major gifts and the planning essential to undertake a strong annual fund, and when appropriate a capital campaign.
  • Knowledge of planned giving instruments, estate planning concepts, legal documents and tax law and its implications in the philanthropic process is preferred.
  • Established record of effective public speaking and interpersonal and written communication skills is essential.
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors, and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives.
  • Demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations, foundations.
  • Organization, prioritization, judgment and problem-solving skills essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with various parties, including faculty, staff, students, vendors, Board of Trustees, and executives. Must also have strong networking skills.
  • Strong leadership and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of higher education.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • High energy self starter; must be able to take initiative with minimal guidance and be comfortable working both as an individual and as part of a team.
  • The Vice President has demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in working with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities.

Education/Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree in a related discipline along with appropriate experience, or preferably an advanced degree.
    • Broad management experience (minimum of ten years) in this or related fields, including an understanding and appreciation of the impact of a University to a community.

About Rockford University:

Rockford University is a co-educational four-year private institution located in Rockford, Illinois. Chartered in 1847 as Rockford Female Seminary, the institution became Rockford College in 1892 and became fully co-educational in 1958. On July 1, 2013 the college transitioned to Rockford University. Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” the University currently serves approximately 1,300 full-and part-time students. The University is pleased to continue to grow its enrollment. Best known of the university’s graduates is Jane Addams (1881), founder of Chicago’s Hull-House and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (1931). The University educates men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience. Through the total academic and co-curricular experience, Rockford University strives to prepare students for fulfilling lives, careers, and participation in a modern and changing global society. The University has approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. At the graduate level, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), and Master of Education (MEd).

Rockford is conveniently located in northern Illinois just 90 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago. Situated on a scenic riverfront, the City of Rockford is home to 150,000 people who enjoy a small-town atmosphere with the benefits of being part of a larger metropolitan population of 300,000.

Rockford University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt – Fennell. Nominations and application materials should be submitted via email to Rockford@hyatt-fennell.com. Applications include a letter of interest, a current résumé/cv, and contact information for five professional references and should be submitted in separate documents. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should be submitted prior to FEBRUARY 26, 2018 to receive full consideration. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

For more information contact:
Cheryl Hyatt – 724-242-0476
Rockford@hyatt-fennell.com
www.HYATT-FENNELL.com

Rockford University is an AA/EOE employer

Nursing Adjunct Instructor

02/01/2018 5:41 pm

Rockford University invites applications for part-time Nursing Clinical Instructors
for the following courses:

Concepts of Adult Health Nursing I, NURS 311-13: Mondays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., 3/12/2018 to 5/4/2018

Concepts of Adult Health Nursing I, NURS 311-14: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3/12/2018 to 5/4/2018

Rockford University Nursing Program Medical/Surgical clinical rotations at Mercy Health in Rockford, IL. MSN degree, valid Illinois Nursing license, current CPR and immunizations, and three or more years of medical/surgical experience required.

Please submit a cover letter, current CV, evidence of teaching philosophy and experience, and list of three references with contact information.

Review of applications will start immediately. Interested candidates should e-mail a resume, a teaching statement, list of three professional references and all related transcripts graduate and undergraduate to

HumanResources@rockford.edu

Founded in 1847, Rockford University is an independent, liberal arts institution dedicated to teaching. It is located in Rockford, IL, a city of 150,000 people about 85 miles northwest of Chicago. The University offers bachelor degree programs in over two dozen majors, masters programs in teaching and business, and educational programs for the citizens of our community. Rockford University is one of only twelve institutions in Illinois with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Rockford University is an AA/EOE employer.

IT Help Desk Specialist

02/01/2018 11:09 am

We are looking to fill the position of Help Desk Specialist within Rockford University’s Information Technology Department.  We are support-focused and use education and training to enable our user community.  The person we are looking for will have very strong troubleshooting skills, solid communication skills, and exceptional customer service skills.

Duties:
• Assist with purchase requisitions and maintain expense reports and invoices for the department.
• Use and maintain work order tracking system to ensure all work orders are entered and updated.
• Perform a variety of technical tasks ranging from installation of computer hardware and software to troubleshooting malfunctioning equipment including desktop computers, laptops, printers, projectors, mobile phones and desk phones, etc.
• Support Audio/Visual requirements for various events.
• Perform installations, upgrades and backups of software and hardware applications.
• Maintain the personal computer workstations, productivity applications, anti-virus software, utilities, and workstation LAN connectivity.
• Troubleshoot software and hardware failures.
• Identify network problems when they occur and assist Network Administrator with troubleshooting.
• Act as a project member for major technical systems efforts, executing assigned tasks.  Be willing to work some weekends for projects or support assignments.
• Answer and log incoming calls, working to close open tickets.
• Plan, install, maintain and support the PC workstations.  Maintain application software (Microsoft Office, Anti-Virus, etc.) on distributed systems within the company.
• Manage the constant flow of projects (issues and requests) that arrive, and coordinate the completion of these tasks.   Assist the staff with user support issues as they relate to the systems.
• Provide consultation and frontline support services to senior-level staff.
• Communicate clearly and effectively ticket information to support staff of multiple organizations as well as to customers.
• Support and maintain the desk phones in offices and the directory information in the phone switch.
• Follow pre-set definitions for tasking, assign support tickets to resources as needed and follow up on the completion of those tickets.
• Assist in maintenance of software product and license records; assist in ensuring compliance with applicable software copyright laws and regulations.
• Assist in the development of user training.
• Research and investigate new LAN and PC workstation designs and productivity application products.
• Work on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.
• Set up and/or operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience working within a help desk setting, responding to tickets and elevating issues as necessary
• Strong verbal and written communication, along with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Effective time management skills.
• Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in working with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Education: 2-year Computer Science degree or related field
Experience: 1-2 years Help Desk or technical experience; experience in higher education a plus.
Certifications: A+ preferred

TO APPLY:

Review of resumes will begin immediately.  Please submit cover letter, containing salary requirements, resume and list of three professional references to:

Nichole Hoey, Human Resources
nhoey@rockford.edu

The Puri School of Business at Rockford University is seeking qualified candidates for a fulltime, tenure-track position in Business beginning Fall 2018. Our programs include traditional and accelerated Bachelor and MBA programs. The successful candidate will have a primary teaching responsibility in general business among our day and evening classes. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.
Since 1847, our faculty have prepared graduates to make their mark all around the world. Your role as a Business faculty member in the Puri School of Business is to empower our graduates to accomplish anything. With rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, the Puri School of Business creates an unparalleled academic opportunity where your academic excellence will contribute to our diverse academic programs.
Preference will be given to candidates with the appropriate terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., DBA, ABD), or a Graduate degree in Business, or an MBA with academic and professional qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in business including small businesses, entrepreneurship, business technology, grant writing for businesses, information technology, and related fields of business.
We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising traditional and non-traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have an interest in online teaching, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.
Our review of applications will begin Februa 1st, 2018, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.
Please submit the following to HumanResources@Rockford.edu:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vita
• Transcripts
• Three references (Names and contact information)
• Your Teaching Philosophy, and
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential
Rockford University is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Puri School of Business at Rockford University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position in Leadership and Management beginning Fall 2018. Our programs include traditional and accelerated Bachelor and MBA programs. The successful candidate will have a primary teaching responsibility in leadership and management among our day and evening classes. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

Since 1847, our faculty have prepared graduates to make their mark all around the world. Your role as a Leadership and Management faculty member in the Puri School of Business is to empower our graduates to accomplish anything. With rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, the Puri School of Business creates an unparalleled academic opportunity where your academic excellence will contribute to our diverse academic programs.

Preference will be given to candidates with the appropriate terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., DBA, ABD), or a Graduate degree in Leadership or Management, or an MBA with academic and professional qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in leadership, management, and related fields of business.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising traditional and non-traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have an interest in online teaching, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.

Our review of applications will begin February 1st, 2018, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit the following to HumanResources@Rockford.edu

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Transcripts
  • Three references (Names and contact information)
  • Your Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential

Rockford University is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rockford University invites candidates for a tenure track position in the Early Childhood Education Program. The successful candidate with teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the program including evening courses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintain Early Childhood Education Program goals and standards that provide the basis for program planning, implementation, evaluation and support
• Teach a full-time load of classes in the Early Childhood Education Program
• Assist in maintaining and coordinating program approval through ISBE and Gateways, as well as academic accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission
• Work as part of the Education Department with the guidance of the Chair to coordinate and manage curriculum, courses, texts, and standard assessments
• Coordinate instruction and clinical experiences in accordance with the Early Childhood Education standards as well as the Gateways Early Care and Education and Infant/Toddler credential standards
• Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities in working with faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities

Education and Experience:
• Five years of experience in a variety of early childhood settings
• Ph.D. or Ed.D. preferred
• Early childhood education teaching credentials required
• Additional PK and/or early elementary special education teaching credential preferred
• College-level teaching experience preferred

Qualifications:
• Evidence of strong verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstration of teaching effectiveness
• Understanding of diverse populations
• Evidence of scholarly abilities
• Ability to collaborate effectively

Physical Demands:
• Ability to travel to off-campus sites for supervision of teacher candidates

Preference will be given to applications received by January 19th. Please submit the following via email to HumanResources@rockford.edu :

• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vita
• Transcripts
• Three references (Names and contact information)
• Your Teaching Philosophy, and
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential

Rockford University is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Puri School of Business at Rockford University is seeking qualified candidates for a fulltime, tenure-track position in Marketing. Our programs include traditional and accelerated Bachelor and MBA programs. The successful candidate will have a primary teaching responsibility in marketing among our day and evening classes. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

Since 1847, our faculty have prepared graduates to make their mark all around the world. Your role as a marketing faculty member in the Puri School of Business is to empower our graduates to accomplish anything. With rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, the Puri School of Business creates an unparalleled academic opportunity where your academic excellence will contribute to our diverse academic programs.
Preference will be given to candidates with the appropriate terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., DBA, ABD), or a Graduate degree in Marketing or an MBA, with academic and professional qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in marketing and related fields of business.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising traditional and non-traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have an interest in online teaching, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.

Our review of applications will begin December 1st, 2017, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit the following via email to HumanResources@rockford.edu :
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vita
• Transcripts
• Three references (Names and contact information)
• Your Teaching Philosophy, and
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential

Rockford University is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Puri School of Business at Rockford University is seeking qualified candidates for a fulltime, tenure-track position in Accounting. Our programs include traditional and accelerated Bachelor and MBA programs. The successful candidate will have a primary teaching responsibility in accounting among our day and evening classes. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

Since 1847, our faculty have prepared graduates to make their mark all around the world. Your role as an accounting faculty member in the Puri School of Business is to empower our graduates to accomplish anything. With rich academic opportunities, practical experiences, and global perspectives, the Puri School of Business creates an unparalleled academic opportunity where your academic excellence will contribute to our diverse academic programs.
Preference will be given to candidates with the appropriate terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., DBA, ABD), or a Graduate degree in Accounting (General or Tax Accounting, Accounting Information Systems) or a closely related field. CPA or CMA designation preferred.

We are looking for candidates with outstanding teaching skills, interest in advising traditional and non-traditional students from globally diverse populations. The ideal candidate will be willing to direct internships, and willing to become actively involved in the Rockford area community. If you have the ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, have an interest in online teaching, and would like to explore the opportunity to write and publish in professional or academic journals, you are encouraged to apply.
Our review of applications will begin December 1st, 2017, and the application process will remain open until the position is filled.

Please submit the following via email to HumanResources@Rockford.edu :
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vita
• Transcripts
• Three references (Names and contact information)
• Your Teaching Philosophy, and
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly potential

Rockford University is committed to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.