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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Director of Special Collections and the Curator of the Peace Collection Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for the Director of Special Collections and Curator of the Peace Collection. This role provides strategic and administrative leadership for Swarthmore College Special Collections (which include the Friends Historical Library, the College Archives and Records Management Program, and a collection of rare and artists’ books); and serves as the Curator of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection (SCPC), an internationally known special library and archives documenting non-governmental efforts for nonviolent social change with a focus on women’s contributions to these movements.
Coordinator, Residential Communities Swarthmore
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.
Pot Washer Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for a Pot Washer.  This position provides timely and reliable cleaning and maintenance support for Swarthmore’s dining services.
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.
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.
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.