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Staff Positions

Last updated: January 23, 2015

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All positions posted are current. Complete a separate application for each position for which you would like to apply. Applications remain active only until the position applied for is filled.

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You may submit the online application. Thereafter, you may also submit your cover letter and/or resume as email attachments to

Additionally, you may mail or fax a hardcopy application to:

     Human Resources Department
     1000 Regent University Dr., ADM 111
     Virginia Beach, VA 23464
     Fax: 757.352.4317

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Qualified prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, or disability.

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Office of Administrative Services & Purchasing

This position will coordinate administrative tasks for multiple job units including Purchasing, Administrative Services, and the Facility Services departments. This position will serve as a primary support position for events logistics planning, coordination, and scheduling; serve as the front line traffic operator directing visitors, faculty/staff, and students as needed; direct action items to the appropriate personnel within the department or other central events or campus services departments; answer phone calls and distribute mail; serve as primary support and backup to the department team and assist with areas of security, event logistics planning and scheduling, insurance, and other administrative services tasks; coordinate specific security tasks for the university which includes key distribution, retrieval and building access; process university vehicle reservations and chargebacks; process wholesale purchase card reservations and ensure accurate reconciliation and documentation of purchases; assist with processing event applications from various groups and serve as back-up for walk-in appointments; process invoices and obtain Facility Use Agreements; assist event managers with data entry of statistical data for accurate reporting; Assist with submitting event forms, as needed, for set-up, media, catering, etc.; assist with data entry on scheduling and logistics master spreadsheet; administer various event scheduling and check-out requests; process simple meeting room reservations; process departmental chargebacks for set-up rentals and labor; maintain valid certificates of insurance for caterers and proactively obtain them for events, as needed; serve as the communication liaison for facility services and communicate relevant information to the entire campus as it relates to their operations; serve as primary contact for university maintenance/housekeeping emergencies; and help ensure faculty and staff adherence to various administrative policies. A high school graduate is required; a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field is preferred. Candidate must have three years of experience in an administrative office position; 1-3 years of experience in event planning and coordinating is preferred. Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; be able to type 60 wpm; and proficient with editing and grammar. Candidate must be detail-oriented, diligent, and highly motivated; have excellent communication skills; be able to deal effectively with students, employees, and the general public; be able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple events and details at one time; strive for excellence in work habits and personal life; and exhibit leadership in work teams.


Enrollment Support Services

The position will review, analyze, and enter data for credit, GPA, and degree information from high school and college transcripts received from applicants; and assist with the daily recording and cataloging of paper and electronic transcripts received for applicants and students into the electronic tracking/filing system. Essential functions will include to: review and certify secondary and post-secondary transcripts for accuracy, grade changes, repeats, and credits; interpret admissions and records policies and apply them in a variety of procedural situations; become knowledgeable of university, state, and federal accreditation policies and practices; calculate grade point averages to be used for federal financial aid awards; pull and research unknown transcripts, create (SIS) applicant records; act as backup controller for document imaging system; document intake procedures and perform quality control checks on data; assist with the download of applicant electronic transcripts from electronic exchange websites; scan and index admissions documents, particularly received transcripts, into the student information system; and assist with other scanning, indexing, front-desk coverage, big mailings and other data entry. A high school diploma is required; an associate's degree is preferred. Candidate should have an understanding of FERPA guidelines as applied to college level students and ability to maintain student confidentiality as required by FERPA and other federal regulatory agencies. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently within a team setting; exceptional customer service skills; professional phone and email demeanor and etiquette; experience with filing and basic computer data entry including 10-key and typing skills of 40 wpm; and knowledge of database management. Candidate should demonstrate a strong desire to work with people and positively respond to their request for information; ability to multi-task and handle a large volume of processing on a day-to-day basis; and ability to maintain the confidentiality of records and data.


Information Technology

This position will use their knowledge of Oracle databases and University enterprise applications to define, develop, implement and administer applications in support of students, faculty, and administration. Essential functions include to: assist with review and installation, and testing of vendor software releases on the designated enterprise applications to include building test teams, assigning tasks, and overseeing test efforts; prepare specifications for system requirements, rule table logic, and program design for custom interfaces; work directly with internal users to identify and define application requirements, design effective solutions, modify existing applications, and develop new applications; perform system design and programming with only general direction; assist users with problem resolution; assist with the maintenance of a technical documentation repository for all customized and developed processes, rules, and reports; support user requests for assistance with reporting requirements; and provide support to students and faculty worldwide who need to access our systems. Candidate must have a degree in Computer Science or a related MIS field, or related experience and certifications. Training or related work experience in Oracle Developer tools is strongly preferred. Candidate must have 3+ years of experience in software development; demonstrate proficiency with Oracle databases and features, application development technologies, Oracle Forms, SQL, PL/SQL, and TOAD; demonstrate UNIX literacy and shell scripting; have data modeling and database design skills; have knowledge of Web development, applications, and technology (Java, Groovy, Grails, HTML); be able to work on multiple projects and objectives simultaneously; be able to work logically through problems and develop optimal solutions; demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills; and be a highly motivated self-starter capable of working both independently and as a member of a team.


Law Admissions – Enrollment Management

This position will provide applicants and prospective students with comprehensive overview of the Juris Doctorate curriculum and advise as the admissions processes and procedures. This position will oversee internal application processing system for all assigned applicants; ensure maximum completion of applications, maximum yield, and smooth transitions from applicant to student. This position will inform prospective students and applicants about programs, application and financial aid procedures, and other items related to successful enrollment; maintain regular correspondence via phone, email, or letter with applicant population; provide excellent customer service to prospects and applicants through the application process; take direction from the director of admissions and program directors to carry out the communication plan for the JD students; maintain comments in Banner and Inside Sales; assist with recruitment of prospective students through visitation programs, open houses, info sessions, and Preview as requested; and conduct regular online info sessions for prospective students. A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred. Candidate must have excellent clerical and telephone skills; be computer literate in Microsoft Office and email; have prior customer service experience; have excellent proof-reading skills; have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, be detail oriented and able to multi-task; be a team player; and able to maintain confidentiality. Prior work experience in an academic environment and experience with Banner/Discoverer is preferred. Candidate must maintain a satisfactory driver history; driving records will be checked annually.


Office of Advancement

We have two openings to serve the areas of Texas and Northern Virginia. This position's primary responsibility is to support the University's fundraising efforts by identifying and cultivating major donor prospects, soliciting and closing financial gifts to university and school-specific initiatives. The emphasis will be on individuals capable of giving $5,000 and more per year. This position will represent the university to potential donors throughout the designated region to execute initiatives that accomplish Regent University's fundraising goals. This position must complete 100 total contacts (visits, calls, letters, email) including 20 personal visits per month with donors and donor prospects within the assigned geographic area; must be able to travel up to 50%, or reside in the region assigned with considerable travel within that region and to the Virginia Beach campus for special events and training; must identify ways to increase involvement of donors and donor prospects in the activities of the University, and provide appropriate stewardship for donors; must write and file timely and thorough call reports following visits; must manage the relationships and touch strategy for current donors; must document all regular contact with assigned donors, donor prospects and leadership volunteers and record these contacts in the Advancement database; must conduct initial research in support of the major donors program; must host regional cultivation dinners and key events with prospects, current donors, key alumni and university personnel with the support of the events team must work closely with university personnel, including faculty and deans to promote development of donor relations; and must identify and cultivate relationships with local professional organizations and their leadership to create new sources of financial support. A bachelor's degree is required. Candidate must maintain a satisfactory driver history; driving records will be checked annually. Candidate must be committed to the mission and values of Regent University; possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; be able to communicate professionally; be able to directly solicit major gifts; be able to function as a team player yet be self-motivated and able to work well independently; be able to multi-task and be detail-oriented; possess professional appearance and demeanor; be dependable and able to exercise good judgment; and be able to maintain the confidentiality of information. Candidate with experience in sales or marketing is desirable; experience in educational fund development or corporate sales is preferred.


Enrollment Management

This position is responsible for managing the recruitment of a prospect student pool. This position will work closely with prospects from the point of inquiry through enrollment deposit in a supportive, proactive and professional manner; recruit and follow-up with prospective students and applicants through letters, phone calls, e-mail, and chat, maintaining timely, frequent, and effective communication in accordance with department policies and procedures; acquire and maintain a knowledge of Regent University, financial aid and scholarships, transcript and credit evaluation policies, and student advising; review and evaluate application files for the recommendation of admissions decisions; conduct campus tours and interviews; and travel as assigned to college fairs, seminars, church meetings, etc. A bachelor's degree is required. Candidate must have a proven track record with excellent customer service; 2-3 years inside sales experience or previous college admissions experience; ability to meet and exceed goals; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong oral and written communication skills; a driving need and passion to help people; excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and details; and ability to be resourceful and take initiative in problem solving. Candidate must be able to travel and willing to work a varied schedule with flexible hours including evenings and some weekends. Candidate must maintain satisfactory driver history; driving records will be checked annually.


Regent Ordinary - Student Services

This position will prepare and cook food for the Regent Ordinary and/ or catered functions as required in an efficient and organized manner; work with Manager-in-Charge with opening and closing the café depending on operating hours; interact with customers in a professional and hospitable manner; be willing to work any station in the kitchen to include sauté, broil, pantry, banquet, hot prep, breakfast, commissary, and bake shop; be willing to learn and prepare basic and advanced soups and sauces, to included, but not limited to: cream and clear soups, basic cream sauces; maintain work area and equipment following and adhering to proper safety and sanitation practices; provide a superior level of customer service; demonstrate full working knowledge of all kitchen equipment, its proper use, cleaning and storage; understand and comply with chemical labels and other instructions; and carry out policies and procedures of the Regent Ordinary as well as the University. A culinary degree is preferred, but willing to train. Candidate must have a minimum of one year of cooking experience; be able to read, understand, and convert recipe cards; understand proper sanitation standards; and be willing and able to work in a fast-paced, noisy work environment and regularly stand on hard quarry tile floor. Candidate must demonstrate evidence of a strong commitment to customer service; demonstrate good communication skills; be well-groomed; and be committed to a strong Christian value system and lifestyle.


College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)

This position's primary responsibility is to conduct and provide academic advising functions to all College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) students (academic progress, student academic advising, PLA, CLEP, etc.) in keeping with the overall mission of CAS and Regent University. The position will work closely with students from acceptance through graduation in a supportive, proactive, and professional manner. This position will provide academic advising, mentoring, and support for all accepted and enrolled CAS students; serve as a steward of the University and CAS mission and education students to also become stewards; provide all preliminary and comprehensive academic advising regarding course selection, course requirements and degree planning; review and process requests for add/drop or withdrawal and preliminary review of academic petitions in accordance with CAS policies and procedures; educate students regarding advising services, support services, student services, academic programs, and other university resources, materials, and networks; serve as liaison with Registrar's office regarding credit acceptance and transfer; conduct credit and transcript research as necessary; assist students with transfer credit appeals when appropriate; monitor academic progress of students; assist students with requests such as reactivation, readmission, withdrawal, change of program, etc.; engage in training and instruction to ensure knowledge of and compliance with University and CAS policies and practices; accurately process graduation applications/requests; conduct degree clearance and advise seniors regarding policies and procedures concerning graduation and commencement; and monitor student retention and ensure proactive re-enrollment of students. A bachelor's degree is required; master's degree is preferred. Candidate must have experience with student counseling; proven track record with excellent customer service; experience in process management and problem solving; and superior experience with Microsoft Office software. College level academic advising experience is strongly preferred. Experience with university technology and systems such as Genisys, Banner, and Blackboard are preferred. Candidate must have a heart for the personal, spiritual, and professional development of students; be able to maintain confidentiality; have excellent people and communication skills; be able to provide service in a professional manner; be well organized; be able to manage multiple tasks and details; and be a motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic.


Facility Services

This position will oversee the specific jobs that require craft area skills with a primary focus on HVAC work, but also includes tasks that require more technical skills in electricity and plumbing. This position will coordinate with the work order specialist to keep up with residential work orders; maintain a working knowledge of all in-house mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems; oversee the School Dude maintenance requests along with the work order specialists; perform preventative maintenance for all mechanical and plumbing systems; operate and change HVAC systems for renovations and special projects; coordinate with the inventory manager for the procurement of craft area supplies; and responsible for a monthly rotation to cover the on-call phone in one week intervals. A minimum of a high school degree or equivalent education is required. Candidate must have experience in general household repair and maintenance and needs to have good mechanical skills in plumbing, electrical work, HVAC, and general handyman work doing a variety of tasks. Candidate must have knowledge of HVAC equipment and heating and cooling technology; HVAC certification is required. The ideal candidate would have prior apartment contracting experience in all aspects of remodeling. Candidate needs to be detailed in their work and able to handle multiple tasks; able to lift 65 pounds, climb ladders, and stand for long periods of time; and be able to work additional hours for emergencies and complete assignments on schedule. Candidate must have a desire to work and interact in accordance with the standards and expectations of the Office of Facility Services and the University as a whole.


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