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 Position Title:              Academic Advisor

Reports to:                  Director of Academic Advising

Status:                          Part Time Exempt Administrative (21 hours per week)

Salary Grade:              Professional Level II

Schedule:                    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Mondays, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays; and other weekdays and/or weekends as required

Education:                   Bachelor’s Degree Required (Degree in Student Affairs, Advising, Counseling, or related field is preferred)


  • Assist in the evaluation of entrance paperwork and transfer evaluations for new degree completion, graduate, and traditional students and make appropriate course recommendations based on the evaluation

  • Assist students in selecting programs of study based on their career goals

  • Assist students in the selection of courses appropriate to their educational goals

  • Advise students on graduation requirements and counsel students on academic progress

  • Process student adds, drops, and withdrawals

  • Maintain working relationships with faculty

  • Collaborate scheduling of college programs for degree completion and graduate programs

  • Coordinate degree completion and graduate student orientation sessions

  • Serve on committees when warranted

  • Maintain student academic advising files

  • Perform other duties upon request


Other Skills:

  • Able to work well as part of a team

  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data

  • Strong attention-to-detail

  • Ability to plan and implement short and long term goals

  • Proficiency with computer application programs

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Preferred: Candidate with a background/working knowledge of the public safety field

  • Good driving record required as minimal travel to satellite campuses will be required

To Apply:  Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to: 
Tiesha Walker, Director of Academic Advising




Position Title: Study Buddy Café Clerk
Department:   Student Life
Status:             Part-time Position 
Hours              Monday – Friday 3:00pm-9:00pm
Reports to:      Melisha Henderson V.P. Student Life/Dean of Students
Pay Rate:        $7.25 an hour

Education:      High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Experience:     Retail experience a plus but not necessary.

Skills:              Must be self-motivated, multi-tasked oriented, have the ability to manage in a busy collegiate setting; possess strong organizational, excellent customer service, and communication skills.  Applicant must be reliable regarding attendance, have the ability to make change, be team orientated and lift a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Fulfill customer food requests
Organize and straighten behind counter
Arrange and display food items
Mop the floor in the behind the counter
Place dishes in the dishwasher
Pick up, straighten and wipe down Café area
Stock food and beverage items as needed
Manage inventory and rotate stock for expiration dates
Assume other responsibilities as assigned by Student Life

If you are interested, please respond to the Human Resources Department by September 30, 2014




Position Title:  Study Buddy Cashier 
Department:   Student Life
Status:             Part time Non-exempt   Hours 10:30 to 2:00 or 4:30 to 8:30  Monday - Thursday

Pay Rate:        7.25 per hour

Education:      High School Diploma or GED

Experience:     Retail experience a plus.  General experience with a cash and credit card machine required along with cash handling. 

Skills:              Must be self-motivated, multi-tasked oriented and have good customer service, and communication skills.

General Description of Duties:







If you are interested, please respond to the Human Resources Department by September 30, 2014




Position Title:             International Student Liaison (Out of state and international students)
Department:                          Academic Affairs
Position Status:                      Part time
Reports to:                             Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Education Requirements:     Associate’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
Work Schedule:                    Schedule to be determined
Salary:                                    Professional Level III

Position Description: The Student Liaison is responsible for initiating, organizing and managing programs and services to out of state and international students.


  • Serve as the primary point of contact for international students once accepted to the university

  • Conduct pre-arrival counseling with incoming students before arrival (checklist, housing information, transportation, etc.)

  • Assist with identifying housing options

  • Coordinate transportation into the states

  • Facilitate orientation processes for international students to include cultural acclamation, academic expectations and other associated issues

  • Respond to emergencies encountered by international students, visitors and dependents

  • Develop and implement programming calendar

  • Assist in facilitating cross-cultural programming and activities to create awareness and appreciation for diversity and multiculturalism (International Club)

  • Plan, coordinate, host and provide logistical support and transportation for various events (shopping, workshops, cultural events), parents and students

  • Frequently review content on website to ensure accuracy and update accordingly

  • Perform other duties upon request

Other Skills:

  • Work effectively with culturally-diverse backgrounds

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communicator: written and verbal

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to collaborate with faculty

  • Spanish speaking, Translator

  • Good driving record

Closing: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until candidate is selected.

If you are interested, and feel you fit the qualifications required, please email your letter of interest and resume to: Dr. Dionne Jones-Malone, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs


Posting Date: Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014




Library Director
Department:               Specker Memorial Library
Status:                         Full-time, Exempt, Administrative
Grade:                        Management (Director Level)
Hours:                         8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday and as needed to work with library staff, students and faculty members

Reports to:                  Vice-President of Academic Affairs/COO
Education:                  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
Certification:              None Required
Experience:                 Five years of experience in library administration with expertise in managing library online systems and technology, as well as budgeting, collection management in conjunction with academic departments and programs, circulation, interlibrary loan, and all other aspects of college library work

                                      Understanding of MARC records, preferably with cataloging experience
Hands-on knowledge of computers as well as current library-specific software
Knowledge of Blackboard course management system

Position Summary:     Under Academic Affairs, the Library Director will coordinate and manage all library functions and staff to ensure that all Calumet College students, faculty, staff, and administrators have the necessary resources (print, AV, online, workstations, etc.) to enable them to meet their educational goals and objectives. 

The Director will formulate goals, policies, and procedures with approval of the Vice President of Academic Affairs/COO and administer and oversee library budgets and staff.  In addition, the Library Director will represent both the library and faculty on official College committees, task forces and designated bodies, advise President and Vice President of Academic Affairs/COO on library and library related technology issues, and represent the college on area, state, and national library and technical groups and at related meetings as well as within the local community. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of library administration and systems

  • Ability to teach others in a positive and customer service oriented manner

  • Understanding of MARC records and cataloging

  • Knowledge of Blackboard Course Management System

  • Ability to manage and direct staff in support of library functions

  • Knowledge of creating and managing departmental budgets

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills including ability to work with diverse groups

  • Ability to understand and clearly communicate policy and procedure

  • Ability to write, read and interpret reports, policies and correspondence. 

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups or employees

  • Ability to lift 20 lb., stretch and reach, bend, manual dexterity

Primary Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assist CCSJ students, faculty, and staff with informational needs using locally owned reference sources, online services, and Internet and electronic resources.  Work with students, library staff, and faculty individually or in groups to provide information retrieval instruction, curriculum support, and to promote information literacy.

  • Responsible to assess the needs of current and future learners and to advance the library’s resources to successfully meet the needs of our students, staff and faculty

  • Supervise the development of the library materials collection using publishers’ catalogs, faculty suggestions, etc.

    • Supervise the creation and periodic review of the written collection development policy.

    • Direct all library materials selection (from donations) and purchases including books, periodicals, serials, DVDs, multimedia items, software, electronic journals, etc. 

    • Supervise weeding the collection and making sure the online catalog (OPAC) matches the physical collection.

    • Oversee periodic and ongoing inventory projects to assure the accuracy of the online catalog.

  • Responsible for the supervision of all operations and personnel in the library.

    • Supervise all full-time and part-time library staff members, including student assistants.

    • Create, oversee and manage the expenditure of the library budget, including coordinating with Computer Services Dept. regarding hardware and software needed by the library.

    • Direct all library functions such as reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, cataloging, bibliographic instruction, ID cards, and library systems.

    • Work with Assistant Library Director to facilitate faculty and student use of Blackboard course management system.

    • Maintain appropriate statistics for individual library functions.

    • Oversee library activities and programs.

    • Support Assistant Library Director in student and faculty training and information sessions.

    • Supervise use of and training on Voyager online library catalog.

    • Participate in professional development activities that will be beneficial to Specker Library’s mission.


College Responsibilities

  • Member of CCSJ Academic Council, CCSJ Faculty Curriculum and Assessment Committee, CCSJ Computer Technology Committee, and Faculty Senate.

  • Represent the Library on official College committees, task forces and designated bodies. 

  • Represent the College on area, state, and national library and technical groups and at related meetings.

  • Work with individual faculty members and departments to fine tune assignments to use more library resources
    (as appropriate), to provide custom course instruction in research skills, and to initiate activities linking course material with library resources (on the shelves and online).

Posting Date:  Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
If you are interested, please respond by emailing cover letter and resume to Dr. Joi Patterson at jpatterson@ccsj.edu


The duties described above are indicative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities and normal task assignments of this job, and do not constitute an exhaustive list of all tasks which may be required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for employees with disabilities.  Additional duties requiring similar or lesser skills may be added at any time without the necessity of altering the description or re-evaluating the job.






Adjunct Instructors
Science | Psychology | English

Calumet College of St. Joseph invites applications for several adjunct faculty positions, to begin August 2014.  The successful candidates for these positions will join the Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Science or Liberal Arts faculty, located at the Whiting, IN campus. 

The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the prospective field (see below).  To qualify for these adjunct teaching assignments, candidates must have a minimum of a master degree in the content area, with a preferred terminal degree.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  We are just, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

Science Program

  • Nutritionist / dietician

  • Biology

  • Geology

  • Earth Science

English Program

  • Professional Writing

  • Developmental English

  • Composition

  • Advanced topics in English

Psychology Program

  • Undergraduate courses

  • Graduate courses

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with three references complete with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to msevera@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.

Review of applications will begin April 1st and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.



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Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Avenue
Whiting, Indiana 46394

Telephone: (219) 473-4215 (Indiana)
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