Professional Staff

Dance Academy Coordinator

Director of Public Safety, Transportation and Parking and Chief of Police

Lead Teacher, Child Development Center

Marketing Director

Technical Director

Vice President for Finance, CFO

Seton Hill University is committed to having a faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE.


Dance Academy Coordinator

Posted: June 22, 2016

Seton Hill University’s Community Arts Program is accepting applications for a full-time Dance Coordinator to support the SHU Dance Academy.   

An earned Bachelor of Arts is required, major or minor in dance or related field is preferred. Experience in the following areas is required; dance performance and pedagogy, dance curricula-writing in ballet, jazz, tap, pointe, hip-hop, and acrobatics for students aged 3-18,dance class scheduling, planning and executing  dance performances, preparing dancers to compete at regional and national competitions, good interpersonal skills with dancers and dancer’s families.   The successful candidate will also be able to support and work collaboratively with the university’s other performing arts programs. Other skills include: knowledge of MS Office software, MS Publisher, Google Calendar, Bluetooth technology

The search is open and review of applications will begin on July 6, 2016, and continue until the successful candidate is identified.  Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching and references to: Michelle Walters, Box 390F, One Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or walters@setonhill.edu


Director of Public Safety, Transportation, and Parking and Chief of Police

Posted: June 24, 2016

Seton Hill University is currently searching for a Director of Public Safety, Transportation, and Parking and Chief of Police to provide leadership and direction to the Campus Police Department for the purpose of serving and protecting the University community, and all property of the University.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising the Campus Police Department and shuttle service provider.  The incumbent will be responsible for employee evaluations, conflict resolution, planning and monitoring departmental performance, identification of potential safety and security issues, security and safety policy recommendations, incident investigation, and managing transportation and parking functions and facilities.  The incumbent will develop and enforce policies, procedures, and programs which support and enhance the mission of the University.  The Director of Public Safety, Transportation, and Parking and Chief of Police will serve as liaison with outside law enforcement and security related agencies.

Formal education in security or law enforcement (bachelor’s degree preferred) and experience in security or law enforcement at a higher education institution, preferably in a leadership or administrative capacity, are required.  The incumbent must have Act 235 and Act 120 certifications (or equivalent) as well as first aid and CPR training.  The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, travel within the University community, run, and use restraint on another individual, if necessary.

If you are interested in applying for this position send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references by July 15, 2016 to: Campus Police Search Committee, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive – 312K, Greensburg, PA 15601


 Lead Teacher, Child Development Center

Posted: July 12, 2016

Seton Hill University’s Division of Education is accepting applications for a Lead Teacher at the Child Development Center for the Fall, 2016 semester. 

A bachelor's degree in Education or a related field, PA certification in Early Childhood Education, and prior experience in an early childhood setting is required.

The Lead Teacher must be able to communicate verbally and in writing and must be able to travel within the University community.  The charge of this position is to provide for the holistic development of pre-kindergarten age children within a nurturing early childhood environment, to design, organize, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate learning experiences for young children and to direct the educational experiences of university students who study or work in the center. In addition, the lead teacher will collaborate to build partnerships with families. Qualified candidates should have familiarity with NAEYC accreditation. This position reports directly to the Director of the CDC, supervises university students in the center, including student teachers, interns, and practicum students.

The search is open and review of applications will begin on July 15, 2016 and continue until the successful candidate is identified.  Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research program, official transcripts and three current letters of recommendation to: Sherry Spataro, Seton Hill University, Box 431F, Greensburg, PA 15601-1599, or sspataro@setonhill.edu


Marketing Director, Enrollment Services

Posted: July 20, 2016

Seton Hill University is seeking an experienced marketing professional for the Director of Marketing, Enrollment Services position. The Director of Marketing, Enrollment Services will provide oversight for marketing activities for the enrollment management team. Experience in generating leads, paid advertising, online marketing, direct marketing, market research, website design/content creation and management, and social media marketing for undergraduate, adult degree programs and graduate admissions is required. The Director will also work with other university departments to ensure the consistency of Seton Hill’s brand messaging. 

A bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, English, or related field is required; a master’s degree in related field is preferred. The candidate must have at least five years of effective experience in marketing, preferably with three years in higher education with emphasis on lead generation. Superior communication, creativity and management skills as well as knowledge of print and digital marketing processes are also required.

The Marketing Director will be responsible for supervising and managing internal staff as well as external companies contracted for providing support of website and marketing initiatives. This position reports to The Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Send a letter of interest, resume and three references by August 1, 2016 to marketingdirectorjob@setonhill.edu


Technical Director

Posted: June 27, 2016

Seton Hill University

Seton Hill University invites applications for the staff position of Technical Director for the Division of Visual and Performing Arts, beginning in August of 2016. 

The position is responsible for the daily management of technical operations in the Division’s performance and production facilities. Duties include managing all aspects of the planning, build, load-in, tech, and maintenance of technical and scenery needs for productions and events of the Theatre and Dance Program as well as support as needed for Division and University events held in the Performing Arts Center and Seton Hill Arts Center. The position is responsible for managing operations of the scene shop, supervising and training of production crews, facilities inventory, equipment maintenance, scheduling, and budget stewardship.  

Qualifications include a BFA in Technical Theatre (MFA preferred) and 3+ years of professional level experience in scenic construction, rigging, and management of scene shop operations and production crews. Experience working in a collegiate setting is preferred. Ability and experience in stage electrics, mechanization, sound, and projections is beneficial as well as proficiency with CAD (Vectorworks). Ability to work from ladders, catwalks, and personnel lifts is required. Regular evening and weekend work is expected. 

Send letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and samples of work (PDF’s or website links) to Dr. Curt Scheib, Chair – Division of Visual and Performing Arts, Seton Hill University, Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601. Electronic submission is preferred and may be sent to scheib@setonhill.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Seton Hill University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution, located in southwestern Pennsylvania, 35 miles east of Pittsburgh. The Seton Hill University Performing Arts Center houses a 450 Seat Concert Hall and a 200 seat Flexible Theatre, as well as a scene shop, studios, classrooms, and rehearsal spaces. 


Vice President for Finance, CFO

Posted: May 16, 2016

Seton Hill University, a Catholic Liberal Arts University located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, invites applications for the position of Vice President for Finance, CFO.  

This position is an executive officer of the University and will work closely with the Board of Trustees, President, University executives and all other University constituents. The incumbent is responsible for managing the business and financial services of the University including but not limited to providing collaborative financial management leadership; understanding the short and long range fiscal health of the university; overseeing business practices; forecasting, performing profitability analyses; debt and investment management, compliance and cash flow;  and ensuring that the budget is linked to and supports the institution’s strategic plan.

This position reports directly to the University President and oversees the areas of accounting, procurement, human resources, auxiliary services, facilities and new construction/renovations to physical plant. 

A bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or a related field and broad experience in accounting and financial controls is required; a CPA, MBA and/or MPA is strongly preferred.  Five to eight years senior level management experience in finance, policy formulation, retirement plan administration and strategic planning, preferably in higher education or health care, is essential.  Prior oversight of facilities is preferred.

The incumbent will be a skilled communicator with the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written format to professional colleagues, President, Board of Trustees, as well as faculty, staff, students and the general public.  This position requires excellent analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to develop strategies that encourage adherence to University policies, procedures and efforts.  

He or she must model behavior that reflects the highest ethical and professional standards and maintains integrity among all constituents.  Candidates must possess a willingness to support Seton Hill University’s Catholic mission.

Qualified candidates are asked to electronically submit a cover letter, resume/C.V. and 3 references to mendish@setonhill.edu.  Review of applicants will begin 7/11/16.  Position will remain open until filled.

Seton Hill University is committed to having a faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of our global population.  AA/EOE.  For more information on the University please visit: www.setonhill.edu