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General Employment

Aquinas College accepts resumes with cover letters as positions become available.
For student job postings, please visit Career & Counseling Services.

Current Employment Opportunities at Aquinas College
Employment opportunities can be found below or on the following websites. If searching the sites listed below for open positions, use keyword: "Aquinas":
Part time or adjunct teaching assignments are filled by the individual academic department.
Other Information
Aquinas Benefits Fact Sheet (pdf)
Unless otherwise specified, please submit all letters of interest and resume to:
Aquinas College
Attn.: Human Resources
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Aquinas College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Posting: Conductive Learning Center Executive Director

The Conductive Learning Center of Grand Rapids, Michigan seeks to fill the position of Executive Director.

The Conductive Learning Center (CLC) is a dynamic program that provides specialized educational services for children with neurological conditions including Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida. The Program is a subsidiary corporation of Aquinas College and is the employer of all CLC personnel. The Conductive Learning Center is currently in its fourteenth year of operation.

The Executive Director is responsible for administrative oversight for the CLC Program. Primary duties include: fund raising, grant writing, community networking, marketing and public relations. The Executive Director reports to the Conductive Learning Center Board of Directors.

The attached job description provides detailed information regarding areas of responsibility, qualifications and characteristics of an ideal candidate. Consideration will be given to individuals interested in a full time, part time or interim role.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to: John M. Ritch at the Conductive Learning Center, 2428 Burton, SE, Grand Rapids, MI. 49506 or >View the full job posting

Job Posting: Assistant Director of Field Placements

The School of Educations seeks an Assistant Director of Field Placements.

This position is responsible for all administrative aspects of Introduction to Education and Student Teaching placements. In additional to placement responsibilities, this position also provides support to the SOE Advisory Board, budget disbursements, professional development programs, website maintenance, and summer programming. Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills are required.

Required Qualifications/Education:

  • Candidate should possess an associate’s degree or higher.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Suite is necessary.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Deadline to submit resumes is August 29, 2014.

Job Posting: Administrative Assistant – CE Admission - Veterans

Assists the Registrar in a variety of functions including coordination of the admission process for the continuing education population, certification of veteran enrollment for educational benefits, upkeep of the computer catalog, provide administrative support for transfer advising sessions, customer service assistance to students and staff coming into the Registrar/Advising Center or contact by telephone or email.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordination of the admission process for Continuing Education students. Accepts applications, input in colleague, work with students to retrieve all required documents for evaluation of acceptance.
  • Keep email contact with applicants to give them status updates on their admission process.
  • Build tracking system and follow up on Continuing Education applicants.
  • CE testing
  • Coordinate with the office of the Dean of Curriculum to update colleague catalog with any changes, additions, subtractions to courses or programs after decisions made at Advisory Council, Committee on Studies and Faculty Assembly.
  • Veteran administration certification, including initial application for benefits through Aquinas College, notification of training time, progress, and tuition and fees to be kept accurate and timely in web based U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs website. This includes continuous monitoring of grades, progress toward academic program and working with Student Accounts and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs regarding calculation of tuition. May need to attend Veteran’s forum.
  • Verification of enrollment through National Student Clearinghouse for students not in NSC database.
  • Provide support to Registrar/Advising by scheduling and sending mass emails to various groups on campus. (ex. Faculty, students – freshmen) as well as update the internal Academic Affairs site with announcements, forms, etc.
  • Provide administrative support for Transfer advising sessions. Establish a complete advising file for purposing of advising and registration.
  • Insignis assistant – collect acceptance messages from students, send letters to applicants for Director of Insignis, code Insignis status in Colleague.
  • Assists in customer service at front desk for a minimum of 2 hours per day to respond to inquiries in person, phone, and email from students, staff and faculty. During peak times, this person should be available for 40 hours per week to assist at the front desk.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Registrar or Registrar.

Knowledge and Education Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree or related experience.
  • Knowledge of computer software packages, such as, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Knowledge of Colleague system software.

Decision Making & Problem Solving Requirements

  • Ability to work as part of a team

Communication Requirements

  • Excellent verbal skills to convey College registrar standards.
  • Good written skills.
  • Accuracy and keeping deadlines

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May lead student workers to assist in functions with deadlines at times

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Deadline to apply is August 29, 2014.

Job Posting: Campus Safety Officer – Sergeant

Campus Safety department seeks a Safety Officer (Sergeant).

The duties of this position include: Providing security for persons, buildings and assets of the College through a variety of techniques and methods. Respond to requests for assistance and information in a helpful and courteous manner as well as various emergency situations. Patrol the grounds and facilities of the College in a manner consistent with College Policy. Enforce appropriate regulations and policies including but not limited to parking and traffic regulations. Oversee student Campus Safety officers in their duties. Cleary Act raining is a plus. Hours will be afternoon and/or overnight including some weekends and holidays.

Requirements needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or three to four years supervisory experience required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the confidence to utilize them in a professional manner a must.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Resumes review will begin on September 5, 2014.