Professional Staff Position Openings


Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Posted: September 15, 2014

Seton Hill University has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Financial Aid to assist in all aspects of managing the Financial Aid Office; to counsel current students and prospective students on financial aid policies, procedures, and regulations; to effectively manage the student employment program, to coordinate the student loan program, to assist in reporting NCAA Division II aid, and to maintain the office website content.

This position reports directly to the Director of Financial Aid and oversees the office in the absence of the Director.

A bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years experience in financial aid are required. Experience with Direct Loans through the US Department of Education, Alternative (Private) Loans, and PowerFaids is a plus.  The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, in person, and by telephone, and must be able to travel within the University community and externally.

Please send a letter of interest, resume, and references no later than October 7, 2014 to:  Betty Brickel at (preferred) or Betty Brickel, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.  

Director of Grants and Government Support

Posted: September 18, 2014

The Office of Institutional Advancement is currently searching for a Director of Grants & Government Support.  The Director writes, develops, submits, and tracks proposals and grant reports, conducts donor/prospect research, identifies and qualifies funding sources, coordinates acknowledgement letters to steward corporate and foundation gifts, and maintains fund-raising reports.  The incumbent must work in a cooperative manner with professional and support staff in the Office of Institutional Advancement, the President’s Office and with the Office of Academic Affairs and faculty in all phases of proposal development to secure financial support from corporations, foundations and government agencies for Seton Hill priorities.

A bachelor’s degree is required for the position.  Excellent organizational and communication skills are required, as well as an ability to work well with others.  Knowledge of or aptitude for learning computer software, spreadsheets, and Internet resources is required. Ability to meet tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple priorities while maintaining a professional work style is required.  Experience managing a growing grants schedule that includes federal grants is preferred.  

This position reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement and may supervise work-study student and/or student interns assigned to Institutional Advancement area.

Send a letter of interest, resume and 3 references, by October 17, 2014 to Director of Grants & Government Support Committee, Seton Hill University, Box 261K, Greensburg, PA 15601.

Information Security Officer

The Computer and Information Technology Department has an immediate opening for an Information Security Officer (ISO).  This position is responsible for the institution’s total information security needs and the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security strategy to optimize the security posture of the university.  This position leads the development and implementation of a security program that leverages collaborations and campus-wide resources, facilitates information security governance, advises senior leadership on security direction and resource investments, and designs appropriate policies to manage information security risk. This position deals with a variety of complex issues that require in-depth theoretical and functional knowledge. The ISO is responsible for securing private data of faculty, staff and students, as well as working with researchers to design the information infrastructure necessary to support research that may use sensitive or confidential information.  The ISO will be responsible for institution wide information security, including support for any new SHU facilities in downtown Greensburg.

A degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent experience) and prior experience as an Information Security Officer developing and administering an information security program is required.  Experience in a complex higher education environment highly preferred. Demonstrated success in working with Internal Audit, System Auditors and/or outside consultants in a lead capacity to coordinate representation of institutional technology systems and practices is preferred. Professional certification (e.g., CISSP) is highly desirable. 

Incumbent must also have the ability to effectively convey information in-person and in writing; ability to prioritize multiple tasks; ability to work well individually and/or as a member of a team; ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations; have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; and must be able to combine standing/walking 70% to 100% of a shift and lift up to 35 pounds occasionally.

The ISO position reports to the Vice President for Information Technology, CIO.  This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume, cover letter with salary expectation and 3 references to: Melissa Alsing, Executive Director of Information Technology, 1 Seton Hill Drive Box 311K, reensburg, PA 15601 or