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Staff Positions

Last updated: April 11, 2014

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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 hr@regent.edu.

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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MEDIA SERVICES COORDINATOR
Media Services

This position will coordinate and schedule all events and production requests for the Media Services Department; serve as the front line of the department by answering the Media Services hotline and helping walk-up customers; serve as emergency technician to assist with help calls and events when regular technicians are unavailable; receive and schedule all A/V requests for services via Web forms, e-mail, and telephone; confirm and clarify A/V requests with University clients when required; coordinate and schedule the man power and equipment for events; keep Media Services staff and University personnel informed about Media Services issues; maintain accurate files and calendars relating to A/V setup; provide telephone support for the media services help line; provide guidance for the day-to-day operations of the media service technicians; maintain the Media Services staff/student worker schedule; attend meetings and walkthroughs regarding special events such as weddings, commencement, events committee meetings, etc.; coordinate with all necessary parties, regarding the media needs and charges for outside groups, and Regent hosted outside groups; calculate and assign charges where necessary and applicable, and communicate these charges to the necessary parties; and document Media Services meetings to ensure that necessary topics are reviewed and discussed. A bachelor's degree or equivalent office/business administration experience is preferred. Candidate must have previous administrative and customer service experience; preferably in a college/university setting. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task, set and meet deadlines, and attention to detail. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, interest, and positions. Candidate must have excellent word processing and database management skills (intermediate or higher experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote). Candidate must be flexible, reliable, self-motivated and able to work well independently as well as a team player. Candidate must be able to maintain confidential files and information with utmost integrity and trustworthiness; able to demonstrate and maintain integrity in professional and personal relationships; and be customer-service oriented and committed to serving people.

 

UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR
Office of the Registrar

This position will be responsible for overseeing the academic standards of the university; ensuring that curricular and educational policies are implemented consistently, fairly, and in a timely manner, graduation requirements are interpreted carefully, and academic regulations are administered appropriately; and provides vision and leadership to enhance the academic records management enterprise at Regent University. This position will monitor the curricular and academic policies and develop policy recommendations; implement faculty and Academic Affairs decisions on curriculum, academic regulations, and academic standards; serve as principal resource for information on administrative, academic, and procedural matters to students, faculty, staff, and external entities; foster and facilitate excellent communication with the schools and departments; lead in the ongoing assessment of Registrar's services and quality improvement initiatives for strategic planning purposes; prepare assessment reports; serve as the university authority and compliance officer for FERPA and ensure university staff are properly trained on all privacy and security policies; ensure security, privacy, accuracy, and data integrity of electronic and hard copy student data; oversee proper records retention procedures and ensure adherence to retention policies; ensure proper reporting of official university enrollment data; comply with state and national institutional reporting requirements; oversee the effective application of technology and the development , enhancement, and maintenance of the student information system; test and implement student system upgrades; implement and oversee efficient and effective class scheduling processes and monitor classroom usage to ensure best use of space; oversee the completion, editing, and publication of the University Graduate and Undergraduate Catalogs; administer all aspects of tuition waiver exchange programs; prepare and administer the Registrar's Office annual budget; provide leadership in the Registrar's Office, ensuring a student-friendly environment and promoting respect for students, staff, and faculty; ensure excellent customer service is provided to all constituents; and supervise associate registrars. A minimum of a bachelor's degree and ten years of progressive experience in related field in higher education is required; a master's degree and at least 5 years of experience is preferred. Candidate must have substantial experience in a registrar's office managing all aspects of class scheduling, evaluations and graduation, transcript and verification processing; knowledge of registrar's professional standards; and prior higher education work experience. Registrar/student records/admissions experience is highly desirable; Candidate must have strong leadership and management abilities along with the ability to think in a progressive and collaborative manner; strong service orientation; ability to manage systemic change; and understanding of and ability to implement business processes and customer service. Understanding of and experience with regional accreditation standards is required. Knowledge of federal privacy laws associated with the management of student academic records and understanding of legal issues pertinent to enrollment management and academic services is required. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills; must demonstrate high proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, preferably Microsoft Office applications; and must be able to work collaboratively with diverse student and staff populations. Candidate must be able to maintain confidentiality; be detail-oriented, well organized, and able to manage multiple tasks; demonstrate excellent time management skills and ability to self-manage and motivate; be highly motivated, energetic, persistent, and professional; and be able to motivate and encourage others.

 

DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
Student Services

This position manages the University's F-1 student visa program, maintains institutional compliance, directs the Office of International Student Services, and oversees the university's international student population. Major duties include: handling the University's government reporting and F-1 program re-certification applications; developing and maintaining university policies/procedures to insure Regent's compliance with government policy; keeping abreast of current policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to eight different government agencies; educating and advising University employees on F-1 immigration regulations and procedures, educating and advising international students on their legal rights and responsibilities, making determinations about immigration status violations; training and assisting all Designated School Officials (DSOs) on campus, and developing support services to assist students with their acculturation into the University and the United States. A master's degree in counseling/psychology, student personnel services/higher education administration, or closely related area is required. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident with a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Designated School Official (DSO). Candidate must possess the ability to conduct research, problem solve, understand and interpret immigration regulations, make critical judgment decisions, and have a working knowledge of international student immigration regulations and SEVIS. International/cross-cultural experience and Web publishing ability preferred.

 

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT
Office of Advancement

We have two openings to serve the areas of Texas and Northern Virginia; and one opening to primarily serve the School of Law. 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.

 

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
Enrollment Management

Reporting to the Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions, this position provides leadership and direction to the undergraduate admissions team responsible for recruiting and enrolling students into our Traditional Campus Program. This individual will be involved in the development and management of a comprehensive recruitment plan to meet annual and future enrollment goals. A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred. Candidate must have at least 5 years of recent progressively responsible experience with the recruitment and enrollment of traditional undergraduate students, preferably at a Christian liberal arts college. Candidate must have knowledge of current best practices, trends, laws, and policies in enrollment management; experience developing, coaching, motivating and mentoring admissions staff; a strategic and entrepreneurial mindset, willing to try new things; a customer service focus in all activities; a strong communication and presentation skills; ability to represent the department and university to internal and external constituents; experience effectively managing vendor relationships; ability to collaborate with and maximize relationships with other departments within the university; excellent analytical skills and ability to make data-driven decisions; ability to be a servant leader, willing to roll sleeves up and lead by example; and a willingness to travel.

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
Enrollment Management

The position oversees all day-to-day operations within the undergraduate admissions department related to prospect management, admissions processing and external recruitment. This position ensures the successful management of all daily functions related to prospect management; works collectively with the Director of Admissions to ensure that minimum goals are met regarding prospect and applicant matriculation to student; oversees and manages all aspects of the undergraduate internal prospect management call center; serves as direct supervisor for all center inquiry counselors, temporary employees, graduate assistants, and student assistants; serves as secondary contact person for the external call center; assists the Director of Admissions with regards to external recruitment functions, budget planning and managing departmental budget; maintains all print and collateral marketing material inventories; serves as direct supervisor to all call center staff to include staff and sales training, call monitoring, work hours, and prospect conversion; and develops and maintains the master work schedule. A bachelor's degree is required; a master's degree is preferred. Candidate must have ability to work effectively within a team environment, providing leadership and support functions. Candidate must have higher education admissions, financial aid, and recruitment experience; private institution experience is preferred. Experience in process management and university technology/software (Blackboard, Genisys, Banner, and MS Office) is required. Candidate must be able to work well with key administrative departments; demonstrate excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; demonstrate a student-centered customer service focus; and be committed to being a professional and confidential team manager. Knowledge of Discovery and other recruitment tracking mechanisms is preferred. Call Center and Inside Sales management experience, experience facilitating recruiter development and sales techniques; and ability to staff, train, motivate, and manage a successful recruiting team is preferred.

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Center for Teaching and Learning

This position will provide departmental leadership under the direction of the Executive Director. This position will assist with the management of CTL staff and work load; oversee the development and delivery of online courses in the learning management system; establish standards for training faculty and overseeing training events; organize, plan, and prioritize work and projects, setting and accomplishing goals; ensure quality for all course development and course revisions across the university to align to the curriculum guidelines; conduct departmental research and publication projects; participate with IT and the schools in the continual development and implementation of Regent's LMS, related tools, multimedia applications, media delivery systems and emerging learning technology tools in support Regent curriculum; and recommend changes to processes, policies, tools, and metrics to facilitate the improvement of instructional design and quality course delivery. A master's degree and experience teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level is required; a doctorate degree is strongly preferred. Candidate should have a minimum of five years' experience in instructional design; knowledge of instructional design principles, student learning outcomes assessment, learning theories, online learning and adult learning principles; expert knowledge of various learning management systems and related collaborative and design software; expert group facilitation skills, collaborative leadership skills, conflict resolution skills and meeting management skills; excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills; a working knowledge of legal issues associated with copyright and fair use; and good planning, project management, organizational, and supervisory and team management skills. Candidate must keep abreast of emerging instructional technologies and developments in online higher education.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER
College of Arts & Sciences

This position will be responsible for the design, development, evaluation, and maintenance of high quality instructional materials for online and on-campus students. This position will assist faculty with the implementation of Christian faith and learning integration; design and develop curriculum, including course, content, objectives, and assessments, in collaboration and consultation with faculty/subject-matter experts; utilize multimedia and other instructional technologies to support instructional objectives; apply and provide expertise in the Blackboard Learning Management System in the course design process; assist and support the Associate Dean of Instruction with instructional project management responsibilities, including managing project timelines to deliver high quality and innovative course designs and curriculum; design and develop instructional materials to support faculty in the use of instructional materials and technologies; participate in training and development initiatives for fulltime and adjunct faculty for the College of Arts & Sciences; instruct faculty on procedures for the improvement of online and on-campus course delivery, development of learning objectives and assessments, management of Blackboard content, application of standard syllabus and Blackboard templates, use of rubrics, fostering learner support, and application of usability and accessibility standards; deploy and facilitate the use of collaborative software, media (e.g., audio, video), and interactive tools in the development of learning modules and course content; design graphics for online course materials; and provide stand-up and online training. A bachelor's degree is required; degrees related to graphic design, instructional design, computer technology, or writing are preferred. Graduate level education in related field is preferred. Theological knowledge/training for faith integration is preferred. Candidate must have a minimum two years of work experience in instructional design or related field; experience in an academic environment is preferred. Candidate must have intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Knowledge of learning management systems and Blackboard experience/expertise is preferred. Candidate must have excellent grammar and proofreading skills; strong communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated commitment to exemplary service; experience working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment with simultaneous multiple tasks; critical thinking, analysis, writing, and project management capabilities; ability to work independently and accomplish tasks based on knowledge, experience, and expertise within established principles; a willingness to carry out highly detailed work to completion; and some experience with audio/visual/interactive software including a combination of Adobe Flash, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional, Illustrator, Fireworks, Captivate, Camtasia, Audacity, Prezi, Adobe Premiere, and/or Swish Max.

 

ACADEMIC ADVISOR
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.

 

TEMPORARY POSITION
House Manager - School of Communication & the Arts

(This is a part-time, temporary position, with no benefits) The position is responsible for coordinating all Front-Of-House (FOH) operations for stage performances and performance related activities for Regent University. Specific responsibilities include: coordinating scheduling; training and supervising ushers; communicating with stage managers during and in advance of performances; overseeing refreshments; and ensuring the safety of all patrons at performances. This position also coordinates the opening of the performance in cooperation with the Box Office Manager. An ideal candidate must have experience in dealing with the public of all ages; demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of patrons; demonstrate an upbeat, enthusiastic attitude in public relations; be able to enforce safety regulations and communicate the same to the public; be attentive to detail; be able to work independently without much direct supervision; and have First Aid and Adult CPR certification. A candidate with at least one (1) year as a Box Office staff member and experience working within a live theatre faculty environment is preferred. A minimum of 5-6 hrs/week scheduled/flex time during production weeks. Extended nighttime and weekend hours may be required.

 

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