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Administrative Assistant II Swarthmore
Under general supervision, the Administrative Assistant II provides a high level of administrative support for the Admissions Department. This position is a member of a team that serves as the department's first point of contact by greeting visitors, answering phone calls, and responding to email inquiries. Data entry and auditing, application processing, and supporting Admission Deans are some of the essential responsibilities of an Administrative Assistant II. This is a 12-month position with the expectation to work on campus to serve as a backup to the receptionist role in the office.
Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Swimming Swarthmore
The Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Assistant Coach for Men’s & Women’s Swimming. The successful candidate will understand the mission of Swarthmore College, the role that intercollegiate athletics plays to support it, and will possess a record of successful leadership, preferably as a collegiate student-athlete and/or coach. The Assistant Coach will assist the head coach with all aspects of the program including but not limited to: organization; administration; practice, training, and competition; travel; budget management; programming; alumni relations; recruiting; fundraising; and adherence to College, Department, Conference, and NCAA policies.
Community Resource Officer Patrol/Communications Swarthmore
The Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the position of Community Resource Officer (CRO) Patrol/Communication. The CRO Patrol/Communication is essential to the success of our community caretaking model and community engagement role. They are responsible for responding to routine and emergency calls for service, conducting initial and follow up investigations as appropriate, responding to medical incidents and both fire and intrusion alarms. They are also responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the multi-faceted Swarthmore College Communication Center. The position maintains control of incoming telephone calls while providing direction for outgoing calls that are not direct dial accessible. The Officer courteously provides information and assistance by telephone, radio or in person to faculty, staff, students, and visitors. The dispatch of internal communications, monitoring of CCTV, Access Control and both fire and intrusion alarms, as well as key control of organizations’ keys are all integral functions of the position. Coordination of communication or responding to incidents under demanding emergency conditions is an essential skill. Performs other duties as assigned.
Communications Officer Swarthmore
The Public Safety Communication Officer (PSCO) is a key role in Department responsibility for the safety and well-being of Swarthmore College students, campus property, community members, and visitors. The Communication Officer will be responsible for courteous and active engagement with the community, through effective communication verbally and in writing. As a Communication Officer, you are the first contact for internal and external interactions and incidents involving the College and provide a service for routine and emergency calls to the College. You will receive initial information and take appropriate action to resolve or address the situation. You will manage the functions of the communication center as well as respond to radio transmissions and in person requests for assistance. You will also need to be able to have clear communication, verbally and written, for making reports on incidents and investigations.
Junior Counselor - Summer Swarthmore
The Chester Children’s Chorus seeks Junior Counselors for its 2024 Summer Learning Program, which runs from Monday, June 24 through Thursday, July 25. Founded in 1994 by Dr. John Alston, the Chester Children's Chorus (CCC) provides rigorous music education to Chester, Pennsylvania students (grades 3-12). All CCC students are invited to attend the six-week CCC Summer Learning Program on the Swarthmore College campus. Students participate in daily choral music instruction, dance, art, academic and physical education classes.
Math Coach - Summer Swarthmore
Math Coaches work with the Lead Math Teacher to support classroom math instruction for chorus members, grades 3-5; and one-to-one Math Coaching for chorus members, grades 6-12.  Math classes and one-to-one coaching take place daily, Monday through Thursday, throughout the Summer Learning Program.  Math Coaches report to the Lead Math Teacher.
CCC Art Teacher Swarthmore
The Chester Children’s Chorus seeks an Art Teacher for its 2024 Summer Learning Program, which runs from Monday, June 24 through Thursday, July 25. Founded in 1994 by Dr. John Alston, the Chester Children's Chorus (CCC) provides rigorous music and math education to Chester, Pennsylvania students (grades 3-12).  All CCC students are invited to attend the five-week CCC Summer Learning Program on the Swarthmore College campus.  Students participate in daily choral music instruction, dance, art, academic and physical education classes.
Lower School Teacher, Chester Children’s Chorus Swarthmore
Founded in 1994 by Dr. John Alston, the Chester Children's Chorus (CCC) provides rigorous music education to Chester, Pennsylvania students (grades 3-12). All CCC students are invited to attend the six-week CCC Summer Learning Program on the Swarthmore College campus. Students participate in daily choral music instruction, dance, art, academic and physical education classes.
Wellness Initiative Coordinator Swarthmore
The Wellness Initiative Coordinator is a part-time, non-exempt, non-benefits eligible, 10-month position. The expected schedule is working August through May, at 14 hours per week. This position will assist with the coordination and implementation of Swarthmore College’s health promotion and education programs. This position will introduce campus partners to the college’s Be Well initiative and further shift the culture of holistic well-being at Swarthmore College. This position will coordinate campus events and promote the connection between departmental programs and Be Well. As a member of the collaborative Student Health and Wellness team, and more specifically, the wellness education team, this position will also support educational programming to the college-aged population in areas encompassed by the Eight Dimensions of Wellness. The educational focus areas will be driven by thoughtful strategy and regular assessment and analysis reports.
Community Resource Lead - Public Safety Swarthmore
The Community Resource Lead for the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an integral part of the support and resource network on campus. The Community Resource Lead is responsible for building positive community relationships throughout campus as well as for responding to routine and emergency calls for service, conducting initial and follow up investigations as appropriate, responding to medical incidents and both fire and intrusion alarms. They are also responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the multi-faceted Swarthmore College Communication Center.
Environmental Technician Swarthmore
Under limited supervision, the Environmental Technician maintains the cleanliness levels in campus facilities. Performs general cleaning, including but not limited to restrooms, common spaces, dorms, and academic spaces.
Assistant Director, Financial Aid Swarthmore
The Assistant Director of Financial Aid reports to the Director of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Office consists of seven (7) full-time professional staff, including the Director of Financial Aid. The Financial Aid Office is recruiting in advance of the planned retirement of a team member at the end of the calendar year. The anticipated start date of this role is September 2, 2024, prior to this staff member’s retirement, to allow for an overlapping training period for this new hire.
Academic Support Coordinator Swarthmore
The Academic Support Coordinator manages the Engineering peer instructor program, tracks outcomes of students in core first- and second-year courses, and provides help for introductory course material as needed. The Coordinator is required to regularly attend early morning classes starting at 8:30 AM and occasionally attend evening help sessions ending at 9PM. Hours can be made flexible to accommodate this schedule in consultation with the Engineering Department Chair. This is an exempt, benefits eligible, 10-month position (paid over 12 months), expected to work from August through May.
Culinary Associate (Cook) Swarthmore
The Culinary Associate will work in any of the following stations depending on the schedule or need of the department roles: Cook, Pizza Cook, Commissary, or Baker. Ensure the timely meal production for a college dining program under the direction of the Executive Chef or Sous Chef. Prep ingredients and cook or bake menu items according to standard recipes. Ensure that food production meets the departmental standards of quality, taste, creativity, presentation, and variety. Assisting with the execution of menu items, food safety, and the proper sanitation of all kitchen equipment.
Gardener I/II Swarthmore
Provides horticultural support for the care and maintenance of the plant collections, gardens and landscaped areas of the Scott Arboretum and the entire Swarthmore College campus and properties owned by the College. Tasks performed include general gardening duties and plant collections maintenance; assisting in the maintenance of the Crum Woods and faculty/staff housing properties; program assistance for Scott Arboretum educational programs and volunteer education; co-supervising Gardener I staff members, volunteers, student workers and summer interns; providing assistance for College events; performing maintenance to keep the campus exteriors safe; providing assistance during weather emergencies, for snow and ice during winter storms and for other grounds keeping duties; provides educational tours for Arboretum visitors.
Head, Arrangement & Description Swarthmore
The Head of Arrangement and Description is responsible for a broad portfolio of projects and tasks to ensure the arrangement and description of organizational records and personal papers in the Peace Collection, and to promote patrons’ ability to discover and gain access to archival materials. A knowledgeable and experienced processing archivist, the Head of Arrangement and Description thoughtfully performs tasks and coordinates projects to steward archival collections in the Peace Collection, and to collaborate on arrangement and description work with colleagues from the rest of Special Collections. They also help to guide the development of Peace Collection arrangement and description policies; contribute to reference services; represent the Swarthmore College Special Collections on committees; and perform a range of other duties to support stewardship and access to archival materials in the Peace Collection.
On Call Public Safety Communications Officer Swarthmore
The On-Call Public Safety Communication Officer (PSCO) is a key role in Department's responsibility for the safety and well-being of Swarthmore College students, campus property, community members, and visitors. The Communication Officer will be responsible for courteous and active engagement with the community, through effective communication verbally and in writing. As a Communication Officer, you are the first contact for internal and external interactions and incidents involving the College and provide a service for routine and emergency calls to the College. You will receive initial information and take appropriate action to resolve or address the situation. You will manage the functions of the communication center as well as respond to radio transmissions and in person requests for assistance. You will also need to be able to have clear communication, verbally and written, for making reports on incidents and investigations. In this role, the primary duties of the PSCO are to assure continuity of practices and effective communication service to/for the Swarthmore College Department of Public Safety Communications Center (SCDPSCC), the College community, and local law enforcement agencies. This position requires a high degree of community engagement, cultural competency, and ability to navigate complex protocols for effective decision making based upon Department and College guidelines. The ability to provide clear communication, often under pressure, in a multifaceted communication center and navigate a variety of technology. Personnel in this position are considered “essential” in that they support a 24 hour, 7 day per week communication center operation.
Area Coordinator Swarthmore
The Area Coordinator (AC) will work with the Office of Student Engagement (OSE) to supervise the residential community, which includes student staff supervision and training, crisis response, and community development. The AC will also provide substantial support to Student Activities programming through a collateral assignment and programming support. The AC is a 12-month live-in position that collaborates with students, faculty, and staff in developing residential experiences that foster a sense of community and opportunities for the personal growth of community members. As a member of the Office of Student Engagement, ACs commit to developing student leaders who are ready to engage in a diverse, global world. The AC position reports dually to the Director of Residential Communities for position aspects related to residential life and to the Director of Student Activities position for aspects related to student activities and collateral assignments. The AC will serve in many capacities including: community builder, educator, supervisor, event programmer, and collaborator. In these roles, the AC helps shape the quality of the co-curricular experience for all students.
Cataloging & Metadata Librarian Swarthmore
Reporting to the Head, Cataloging & Metadata, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will perform original and complex copy cataloging for materials in all formats including print, video, special collections and rare books, streaming videos, and e-books. The position will strengthen the discovery of the Libraries’ collections by creating original MARC metadata records following RDA and AACR2 standards. The incumbent will also collaborate with the Special Collections team on creating, maintaining, and enhancing subject and name authority records in a shared ArchivesSpace platform, managed by the Friends Historical Library, Peace Collection, and College Archives. The incumbent will implement the development of metadata policies that include descriptive, administrative, and technical metadata schemas for the Libraries’ current and future systems, including Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo, ArchivesSpace, and other content management systems. The incumbent will also collaborate with colleagues to improve and revise migrated data.
Environmental Technician, Part-Time (Multiple Openings) Swarthmore
Under limited supervision, the Environmental Technician maintains the cleanliness levels in campus facilities. Performs general cleaning, including but not limited to restrooms, common spaces, dorms, and academic spaces. Multiple openings are available for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts and we hiring on an ongoing basis.

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