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Director, Operations & Technology Swarthmore
Senior level position that plays a key role in the management of the Admissions Office and in the recruitment of the College’s first-year and transfer class. The Director manages technology and operations, including independent leadership of senior level programs and projects as assigned, as well as supervising staff. The Director is the primary liaison and program manager for Slate CRM activities, training, presentations, project brainstorming and management, and feedback. This position requires far-reaching technical and analytical abilities to leverage and manage Slate CRM, as well as strong communication skills.
Research Assistant Swarthmore
The successful candidate will work closely with undergraduate students at Swarthmore College. Therefore, demonstrated teamwork ability and a strong interest in mentoring undergraduate students is preferred. The research assistant will be encouraged to lead the projects, collaborate with the PI and undergraduate students on high-impact publications, and present at key conferences in the field.
Research Assistant in Biochemistry Swarthmore
A Research Assistant position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Liliya Yatsunyk. The Yatsunyk lab studies non-canonical DNA structures implicated in cancer and replicaitgon stress. The lab uses an interdisciplinary approach spanning X-ray crystallography, biochemistry, and biophysical chemistry. For more information visit The initial term of employment is one year with the possibility of one year extension. Dr. Yatsunyk will work closely with the Research Assistant to help him/her in making a transition to a next step in their education/career.
Administrative Coordinator Swarthmore
The Interdisciplinary Programs Office seeks a creative, flexible, and organized team player to provide administrative support for the faculty coordinators and continuing faculty of (currently) ten interdisciplinary academic programs. The programs in Asian Studies, Cognitive Science, Comparative Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Global Studies, Interpretation Theory, Latin American and Latino Studies, Medieval Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Black Studies offer classes, majors and minors, information, and programming in subject areas outside and across the traditional departments. The programs range in size and support needs.
Residential Communities Coordinator Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for a Residential Communities Coordinator. The Residential Communities Coordinator (RCC) 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 RCC will also provide substantial support to Student Activities programming through a collateral assignment and programming support. This is a full time, limited term position, with a scheduled end date of June 30, 2022.
Assistant Director, Financial Aid Swarthmore
Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid, the Assistant Director of Financial Aid assists in upholding the highest levels of customer service to all Swarthmore College students as it relates to institutional aid processes, timelines, and communication. The Assistant Director manages a caseload of prospective and current students, counsels students and parents/guardians, reads financial aid applications, uses knowledge of relevant rules and regulations for the awarding of financial aid funds for the Office of Financial Aid. The Assistant Director is a key member of the Financial Aid Office 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.
Associate Director, Donor Relations Swarthmore
The Associate Director of Donor Relations assists the Director of Donor Relations in implementing a program with a goal of nurturing positive relationships with leadership donors. The program is composed primarily of donor stewardship, which includes cultivating and stewarding long-term relationships with leadership donors, as well as leadership gift acknowledgment and recognition.
Interim Textbook Manager Swarthmore
The Interim Textbook Manager assists the Director with daily operation of the Store by processing information and paperwork for the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store. Maintains successful operation of the text book and trade book departments. Manages accounts payable and accounts receivable. This role requires daily interactions with vendors, parents, alums, faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Black Cultural Center Fellow Swarthmore
Swarthmore College seeks a creative, team player to fulfill the duties of the Program Coordinator for the Black Cultural Center and First Generation Student Initiatives This person will work with student leaders, staff, and faculty to plan, organize, promote, supervise, and help evaluate programs, events, and activities to meet the needs of students.
Director of Athletics Swarthmore
Swarthmore College seeks a dynamic, collaborative and talented leader to serve as the next director and chair of athletics, physical education, and recreation. The department participates in NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics within the Centennial Conference and serves the broader campus community by offering a robust community wellness program and directly manages a state-of-the-art athletic and wellness facility, the Matchbox. With an appreciation for the rigorous academic culture of Swarthmore College, the centrality of wellness for all students, and the importance of intercollegiate and club competition for the community, the next director and chair of the department will provide purposeful leadership and direction, with a sharp focus on the mission of the college and the department. Reporting to the provost and dean of the faculty, the director and chair has overall responsibility for all aspects of the department of athletics, physical education, and recreation.
VP of Human Resources Swarthmore
The VPHR will be a creative and critical thinker who can elevate the Human Resources Office to new levels of strategic engagement, service delivery, and collaboration with the entire campus community. They will provide leadership on all aspects of human resources, creating a robust organizational structure and fostering a customer-service orientation in the unit; improving the use of technology and data to inform decision-making; deepening the sense of community and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and supporting pathways for staff professional development.
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.
Registrar Swarthmore
ROLE OF THE REGISTRAR Reporting directly to the dean of students and working closely with the provost (regarding academic policies, degree requirements, curriculum and honors) and dean of admissions (regarding transfer students), the registrar oversees the Registrar’s Office, supervises the associate registrar, and directs the supervision of the office staff of two. Through the planning and implementation of academic policies and the management of academic information and reporting systems, the registrar plays an important role for the College. The registrar produces the College catalog and class and examination schedules, directs the office’s management of the honors program and external examinations, participates in planning and organizing Commencement, and manages the College calendar. Additionally, the registrar is the College’s FERPA officer, an occasional DSO for signing I-20s for the office of International Students, a Veterans Affairs School Certifying Official and the College’s Veterans Affairs single point of contact as needed, and supports and conducts institutional research as needed.
Asst Dir, Disability Services Swarthmore
The Assistant Director will work with the Director to coordinate the interactive services process for students with disabilities and will advise faculty, staff and campus partners on disability and accommodations-related issues for students. The position is a 10-month, full-time position, and is benefits eligible.
Gardener II Swarthmore
Provides timely and reliable support for gardening care and maintenance of the Scott Arboretum’s plant collections and landscaped areas, and performs other campus grounds keeping duties to maintain and keep safe the paths, roads, turf areas, fields, and additional properties of the College. Tasks performed with minimal supervision include: maintaining plant collections and garden areas by doing timely planting, weeding, mulching, and other horticultural duties; maintaining safety and aesthetic aspects of the campus, including trash, leaf and snow removal, and other grounds keeping duties; operating hand and power gardening tools and equipment safely and proficiently.
Project Manager Swarthmore
Swarthmore College seeks a Project Manager for Rosine 2.0, a project recently funded through The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. This project is a collaboration among artists, harm reduction organizations and workers, archivists and community members in Philadelphia that will culminate in dynamic exhibition(s) art interventions, a publication, and community-based archive.
Athletic Field Crew Member (Gardener) Swarthmore
At Swarthmore, 22 varsity sports and numerous offerings of club sports, student activity groups, and physical education courses offer a wealth of opportunities to pursue a healthy and physically active lifestyle. The Athletic Fields Crew Member (Gardener) provides timely and reliable support for maintenance and care of athletic fields, campus turf, gardens and the Scott Arboretum’s plant collections. Campus grounds keeping responsibilities include maintaining safe paths, roads, turf areas, fields, and additional properties of the College.
Grill Cook Swarthmore
The Grill Cook must possess exceptional customer service skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The Grill Cook is able to work independently and as part of a team. The incumbent is able to multitask and prioritize tasks. The Grill Cook is expected to prepare grilled food according to the instructions, specifications and recipes provided to them and as customer requests.
Cook Limited Term Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for a Cook. This limited term, 9 month position is responsible for ensuring the timely meal production in a large college dining center under the direction of the Culinary Services Director or Sous Chef.

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