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Dining Assistant II Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for a Dining Assistant II position. This position provides timely and reliable cleaning and maintenance support for Swarthmore’s dining services.
Administrative Coordinator Swarthmore
The Administrative Coordinator provides high-level administrative support to the chair and all individual members of the Psychology Department as well as support for the academic program and support for 11 to 13 active scientific laboratories in the department.
Administrative Assistant II Swarthmore
The Administrative Assistant II (AAII) provides a high level of administrative support for the Chair and members of the Political Science department. The full-time, year-round position involves significant student and faculty interaction, and requires a high level of discretion and professionalism at all times.
Director, Enrollment Marketing & Communications Swarthmore
The Director of Enrollment Marketing & Communications is a senior member of Swarthmore College’s Office of Communications responsible for developing, supporting, and implementing marketing and communications strategies and tactics that engage and influence various audiences, with a primary focus on prospective students, their parents/families, and school counselors. Reporting to the Vice President for Communications, the Director works closely on these initiatives with the Vice President and Dean of Admission, the Director of Admissions, the Director of Financial Aid, and other members of the Admissions and Financial Aid Offices to ensure that marketing and communications efforts are aligned, support the College’s mission and brand, and are in keeping with the College’s strategic goals and priorities.
Assistant Provost for Administration Swarthmore
The Office of the Provost and Dean of the Faculty seeks a seasoned professional academic administrator to support the overall operations of the academic portfolio. Reporting to the Associate Provost for Administration, the Assistant Provost for Administration serves as a critical resource to the Provost’s Office, the academic community, and the broader administrative offices of the College. Working in a demanding, fast-paced, and nuanced environment, this position interfaces daily with key constituents across the college, including senior administrators, faculty, staff, and students to assure smooth operations of the academic area and its touchpoints with the broader administrative infrastructure of the College. As a strategic consultant to faculty and staff, this newly reimagined position serves as a critical touchpoint for the Provost’s Office and the broader campus community, serving both the academic affairs needs of the office, but also serving as a critical liaison for other offices and initiatives at the College. In addition, the position also supports the overall operations of the Provost’s Office and the academic area in accordance with trends both internal and external to the College, and conducts research for special projects as needed.
Communications Officer Swarthmore
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is currently accepting applications for the position of Communication/Patrol Officer. Public Safety Officers (PSO's) are an integral part of the support and resource network on campus. Officers are responsible for building positive community relationships throughout campus.
Assoc. Director, Athletics Swarthmore
Associate Director of Athletics: 12 month full-time Staff. Swarthmore College, a member of the NCAA Division III and the Centennial Conference invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Athletics. Originally established with a NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, the Associate Director supports the operation of Swarthmore’s department of athletics and physical ed. The successful candidate will provide administrative and management support for the college’s intercollegiate, intramural, recreation, and club sports program. May serve as primary report for internal operations, strength and conditioning, business operations, sports medicine, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, and athletics communications, or any combination. The candidate will be responsible for devising and implementing NCAA mandated programming, as well as conference and institutional projects. The AD will serve as the Title IX and diversity and inclusion coordinator and will serve as a campus Title IX Deputy. Will attend campus, conference and national meetings and conventions, will act on the Director’s behalf, when necessary, and will serve on committees, when appropriate. May serve as Senior Woman Administrator. Responsibilities are performed with autonomy and require involvement with students, faculty and staff members. The candidate will be proficient with program management, planning and scheduling and should be highly organized. Bachelor’s degree in sports management or related field required, Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years exp athletic admin or a related field and previous coaching experience at the college level preferred. Please apply online at Swarthmore College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Food Runner/Server Swarthmore
The Food Runner/Line Server performs all duties related to customer service including greeting customers, answering questions about menu items, reviewing menu management sheets prior to the meal and answering related customer questions. Serves proper portion size as directed by sous chef or lead cook. Refills, cleans and sanitizes serving lines throughout the meal period.
Research Assistant - 21244 Swarthmore
A Research Assistant position is available at Swarthmore College in the Chemistry and Biochemistry department. This position will plan and conduct experiments, analyze data, mentor undergraduate students in independent research, and help write publications.
Assistant Director of Student Disability Services Swarthmore
The Assistant Director of Student Disability Services works with the Director of Student Disability Services to facilitate academic, housing and dining accommodations for students with documented disabilities. This is a 10 month position. The position is a pay grade Exempt 06.
Post Doctoral Fellow- Neurotoxicology Swarthmore
The Biology department at Swarthmore College is accepting applications for a postdoctoral researcher who will conduct research under the supervision of Associate Prof. Eva-Maria Collins in the field of neurotoxicology. This is a limited term position and is on an annual renewal basis, with a maximum duration of 3 years.
Cook Swarthmore
Ensures timely meal production in a large college dining center under the direction of the Culinary Services Director or Sous Chef. Prepares recipes and ensures food production meets the highest standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Responsibilities include assisting with execution of menu plan for Board plan, retail and catering. Must possess and practice great customer service skills. Must be able to work both independently and as a part of a team.
Temporary On-Call Production Technician (Recruitment Only) Swarthmore
Swarthmore College, a highly selective liberal arts college, is located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The Lang Performing Arts Center (LPAC) integrates the arts into Swarthmore’s curriculum. The space houses many facilities which cater to the needs of the college’s artistic spectrum. The LPAC is versatile in its function: rehearsals, gallery installations, readings, film screenings, classes and performances are all simultaneously hosted within the building, making it a gravitational hub of campus activity. Under supervision, the On-Call Production Technician performs tasks for a variety of programs and events. This person may assist in the load-in, running, and production for performances in the LPAC.
EVS Technician Part Time Temporary (Recruitment Only) Swarthmore
The part time temporary EVS Technician reports to a shift supervisor and provides services to ensure a clean and environmentally healthy campus. Tasks performed include: daily trash removal, cleaning and disinfecting bathroom fixtures and furniture, dusting, vacuuming and cleaning both carpeted and non-carpeted floors and mats, maintaining bathroom paper and other supplies, and other duties as assigned. This position requires scheduling flexibility with the ability to report to work when called upon. Where possible a schedule will be provided in advance. Interested applicants must be able to provide direct contact information to assure availability. Applicants currently employed by other organizations will be considered based on ability to meet the flexibility requirements and on call procedures. At times this position will require additional hours per week, not exceeding 30 total, covering for full-time staff. Interested candidates must be available on weekends and holidays.
Dining Services (Part-Time) Swarthmore
This is a pooled position which means that a vacancy may not be available at this time. However, when a vacancy does become available, the hiring manager will review this pool and contact qualified applicants at that time.
Cook (Recruitment Only) Swarthmore
The line cook is responsible for ensuring the timely production of menu items throughout each meal period.  This is achieved by following production and recipes as documented in the production book.
Administrative Assistant (Temporary, Recruitment Only) Swarthmore
We’re seeking candidates for an Administrative Assistant to provide high-level administrative support to departments throughout Swarthmore College as needed.