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Arboretum Summer Program Instructor Swarthmore
The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College seeks an engaging and knowledgeable part-time Summer Program Instructor for our Arboretum summer class for rising 4th grade students in the Chester Children’s Chorus summer program. They will be responsible for preparing materials,  implementing horticulture-based curriculum, and engaging children from diverse backgrounds.
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.
Animal Care Technician Swarthmore
The Animal Care Technician (ACT) will be responsible for ensuring good husbandry and upkeep of various vertebrate and invertebrate species within their respective labs in Swarthmore College’s Biology department. The Animal Care Technician will also be responsible for monitoring animal welfare and compliance with institutional animal care and use policies, as well as federal laws.
Director, Gender & Sexuality Swarthmore
The Director of Gender and Sexuality is responsible for developing affirming and educational programs that foster an atmosphere that supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and women students and communities at Swarthmore College. The Director of Gender and Sexuality advises LGBTQ+ students and student organizations, and builds relationships across campus constituencies. The director also manages the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), Women’s Resource Center Associates and works closely with the Black Cultural Center (BCC), the Interfaith Center, International Student Services, the Health and Wellness Center, Title IX Office, and other relevant college offices to support the academic wellness, holistic support and campus integration of LGBTQ+ and women students, faculty, staff, and allies.
Stock & Delivery Associate Swarthmore
The Stock & Delivery Associate receives and properly stores refrigerated, dry goods, paper products and other items necessary for the daily operations. Delivers goods to other dining facilities or catering jobs using college vehicles. Picks up products as required for operational needs.
Sustainability & Engaged Scholarship Fellow Swarthmore
This position will assist the Executive Director of the Lang Center and the Director of Sustainability in implementing College sustainability and engaged scholarship programs. It will collaborate closely with the Office of Sustainability, Environmental Studies, and other campus departments on a variety of activities and initiatives, including (but not limited to) encouraging broader student engagement with sustainability on campus and the continued to development of campus as a living lab for sustainability learning and research, coordinating activities associated with the President’s Sustainability Research Fellowship Program (PSRF), and supporting engaged scholarship work at the intersection of environmental resilience, social justice, and community engagement. There are two open positions for the Sustainability & Engaged Scholarship Fellow, which is a 12-month, limited term, full-time, benefits eligible position with the possibility of one additional year.
Swarthmore Dining (Multiple Part-Time Openings) Swarthmore
Swarthmore Dining is currently accepting applications for various Part-Time Positions. We are continually hiring for Culinary Assistants, Food & Service, Customer Service, and Utility Associates. All dining positions start at a minimum of $15.75 an hour.
Culinary Lead Swarthmore
As a member of the Swarthmore Dining department, the Culinary Lead will oversee the day to day operations for a specific function within dining services. Working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the ideal candidate will have a passion for food, enjoy being part of an energetic team, and relish the opportunity to make a difference in the student’s dining experience on Swarthmore’s campus.
Research Assistant, Computational Neuroethology Swarthmore
The Biology department at Swarthmore College is soliciting applications for a Research Assistant in computational neuroethology under the supervision of Associate Prof. Eva-Maria Collins.
Associate Director, Individual Giving Swarthmore
The Associate Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for the identification, engagement, and solicitation of Swarthmore alumni, parents, and friends having the capacity to make outright, blended, and planned gifts (including documented estate commitments) of $100,000 or larger to the College. Utilizing a donor-centric, philanthropic planning approach, they will manage the College’s relationships with a portfolio of approximately 100-150 leadership giving and gift planning prospects, traveling regularly and extensively in order to discharge these responsibilities. They will be responsible for initiating regional strategies that support identification and engagement of donor prospects and volunteers, and for building professional relationships within College Advancement, in the campus community, and in professional networks as appropriate.
Talent Management Coordinator Swarthmore
Under the general direction of the Assistant Director, Talent Management, the Talent Management Coordinator provides support to the Talent Management team and is responsible for ensuring the optimal employee onboarding and offboarding experience for new hires. The role acts as the first point of contact for new hires and staff for creating and managing positions, recruiting and hiring, managing and tracking employment changes, originating pay changes, coordinating timekeeping, and managing onboarding appointments. As part of the Human Resources team, the Talent Management Coordinator will serve as a collaborative HR partner and will interact with all departments of the College in assisting them with staff recruitment and onboarding, while maintaining the highest level of professional acumen.
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.
Postdoctoral Researcher Swarthmore
This NSF-funded position is for a research project aimed at investigating how short-range forces generate long-range order in extreme tissue deformations during regeneration and in physiological behavior using Hydra as an experimental system. Hydra is uniquely suitable for in vivo biomechanics studies due to its simple anatomy, optical transparency, and amenability to chemical, physical, and genetic perturbations. The project offers ample opportunity for creativity and cross-disciplinary approaches.
Director, Admissions Swarthmore
Swarthmore College, a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college in Swarthmore, Pa., just outside Philadelphia and recently ranked the most beautiful campus in the known universe, is seeking a collaborative, dynamic, and strategic Director of Admissions. This experienced leader will bring a history of demonstrated success in undergraduate recruitment, a commitment to diversity, and an appreciation of the liberal arts. Reporting to the Vice President & Dean of Admissions, the Director of Admissions will lead and manage the daily operations of the Office of Admissions. The director will serve as a senior advisor to the dean on all admission matters and helps to guide planning and implementation efforts for the recruitment and admission of a diverse and academically exceptional class.
Swarthmore Dining (Multiple Full-Time Openings) Swarthmore
Swarthmore Dining is a self-operated dining program which consists of Residential Dining, Catering, and three Retail Locations. We are proud to offer our students, faculty, and staff a diverse menu made from high quality ingredients which are sourced locally whenever possible. We are a team of 110 individuals who come from various backgrounds and ethnicities. If you are passionate about food and have great customer service, this is the place you want to work! We pride ourselves in offering our team a work-life balance not typically found in the restaurant industry. We hope you will apply and be with us now that we moved into our state-of-the-art Dining Center in the Fall of 2022. As a member of the Swarthmore Dining department, you will be working in an environment that requires outstanding customer service, interacting and effectively communicating with customers who vary between residential students, faculty, staff, co-workers, and supervisors. You will work effectively, both independently and as a team member of the Dining Center. Working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, having a passion for food, enjoying being part of an energetic team and the opportunity to make a difference in the student’s dining experience on Swarthmore’s campus. We have multiple full-time openings to fill including both 9-month and 12-month opportunities*.
Postdoctoral Fellow Swarthmore
The postdoctoral fellow will conduct a variety of fluid dynamic experiments at low Reynolds number involving both live microscopic aquatic organisms and dynamically-scaled physical models. The project will include particle image velocimetry, force profile analysis, and robotics. The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with undergraduate students on high-impact publications, and present research results at key conferences in the field. This is a great opportunity for a post-doctoral fellow with an interest in undergraduate teaching and future career at a Liberal Arts College. This position will either be 20 or 21 months depending on level of post-doctoral experience.
Environmental Technician (Night Shift) Swarthmore
Under limited supervision, the Environmental Technician (Night Shift) maintains the cleanliness levels in campus facilities.
Environmental Technician (Mid-Day Shift) Swarthmore
Under limited supervision, the Environmental Technician (Mid-Day Shift) maintains the cleanliness levels in campus facilities.
Equipment & Facilities Manager Swarthmore
The Athletic Equipment Facilities Manager reports to the Athletics Facilities & Operations Coordinator and provides oversight of all athletics equipment operations. This full-time 10-month position involves significant interaction with students, coaches, and staff. Work hours for this position are primarily in the evening. Responsibilities include organizing the equipment room including storing and taking inventory of athletic equipment, apparel, and uniforms for 24 varsity athletic programs, Physical Education, and Recreational programs. Additionally, this position is responsible for evening facilities operations such as setup and breakdown of athletic events; assists with game day operations, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or Assistant Director of Athletics for Internal Operations.
Post Office Assistant I Swarthmore
Assists with the timely receiving, sorting, logging, and distribution of mail and parcels for the College departments. Tasks performed with minimal supervision include: preparing mail and packages for internal distribution and assisting members of the College community in processing outgoing packages. The position is primarily responsible for the daily distribution by vehicle of mail/packages to departments and operating the customer service window on Saturday.

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