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Employment At Siena Heights University

If you would like to consider joining the Siena Heights team, please review the open positions listed below and submit all requested application documents to shujobs@sienaheights.edu. Please reference the position title in the subject line of the email to ensure timely review and distribution of your application materials. Per University policy, we will only accept application materials for currently open positions.

Siena Heights University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status in the institution’s programs or activities or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. Siena Heights University’s Title IX Coordinator is the Chief Public Safety Officer, Cindy Birdwell. She can be contacted at 517-264-7194 or cbirdwel@sienaheights.edu, or in person in Ledwidge Hall on the Adrian campus. For 24/7 availability, call 517-264-7799.

Siena Heights University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. Siena Heights University is a drug-free workplace.

Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena’s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future.

Any information provided to Siena Heights University during the application process (i.e. such as, but not limited to: cover letters, CV/resumes, educational transcripts, references, etc.) will be deemed to be a truthful and complete disclosure of an applicant’s past work experience, educational background, skills and abilities.

Any information and documents provided to the University during the application process that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to eliminate a candidate from further consideration for employment and/or may result in immediate discharge from the University.

We encourage applicants to submit the voluntary applicant background survey that assists the University in ensure that our recruitment efforts are reaching all segments of the country, as required by federal law. Your voluntary responses are treated in a highly confidential manner. They are not released to any search committee, employment panels, selecting officials, or anyone else who can affect your application. Your responses are stored as a tally for the group of all applicants for this vacancy in a manner that cannot be associated with any individual application and data summarizing will be conducted to ensure that the University is effectively recruiting from all portions of the country. No individual data is ever provided to selecting officials. No information taken from this form is ever placed in a personnel file.

Any questions related to employment can be forwarded to the attention of the Human Resource Department.

Siena Heights University
Department of Human Resources
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI  49221




Open Positions

Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

The Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach directs and coordinates the planning, organizing and coaching of the Siena Heights University Lacrosse Team. The head coach is further responsible for providing a quality athletic program for student athletes through pre and postseason training/conditioning, intercollegiate competition, student athlete recruitment and monitoring of academic progress. 

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Residence Life Coordinator

The Residence Life Coordinator is a full-time 12-month position that serves as primary supervisor to 4 Community Living Assistants (CLAs) and 1 Resident Assistant (RA) during the academic year as well as 3 CLAs during the summer. 

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Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

The Department of Computer Information & Systems (CIS) in the Division of Computing, Mathematics and The Sciences seeks to fill a fulltime, Assistant Professor Faculty position to teach undergraduate CIS courses. 

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Deputy Chief of Public Safety

Assists Chief of Public Safety by providing supervision of Public Safety staff while performing additional duties that provide for a safe campus environment.  Act as interim Chief of Public Safety when needed.

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Professor of Education (open rank)

The faculty line in Education position is primarily responsible for maintaining compliance and attention toward state and national accreditation.  This faculty line position is also responsible for instructing some undergraduate and graduate courses, maintaining an active program of scholarship, providing service to the University as required, and engagement in professional development.

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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (One Year, Limited Term Appointment)

The Art Department at Siena Heights University seeks applicants to fill a one-year, limited-term, full-time position teaching Graphic Design at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position will begin in August of 2019 and consists of a 3/3 teaching load (9 credit hours per semester) to include introductory through advanced level classes in graphic design. This position includes a benefits package.

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Provide leadership to plan, organize and manage all of the activities related to the Office of the Registrar, including serving as the official authorized keeper of the university's student records.  The Registrar is responsible for the organization and coordination of the activities of the Registrar's Office.

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Part-time Administrative Assistant (Division of Social and Behavioral Science)

Provides the primary administrative support of the Division of Social and Behavioral Science.  Provides general office support, answering the telephone, greeting visitors, screen incoming mail, performing meeting notification, room reservations, etc. Part-time 9 month (25 hours per week)


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Academic Advisor (Transfer and International)

The Academic Advisor works in the Center for Student Success (CSS) to support student registration, persistence and retention efforts with a caseload of 200-300 students. The Academic Advisor serves as a success coach, advocate and educational planner for advisees, specifically focusing on international and transfer students. Professionals in CSS provide support and guidance for students to create academic and co-curricular plans, connect students with resources and opportunities and serve as a source of ongoing support to students throughout their college career.

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Assistant Professor of Art (Painting and Drawing)- One Year Appointment

The Assistant Professor of Art (Painting and Drawing) is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Painting and Drawing as well as courses for non-majors, maintaining an active program of scholarship, providing service as required, and engagement in professional development. This position is a limited term (one-year) faculty appointment for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Engineering Teaching Fellow

Siena Heights University in Adrian Michigan, a liberal art centered institution, is seeking to hire a full time, term limited Teaching Fellow in Mechanical Engineering to begin in August 2019.  We are seeking a colleague who is enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching to support our growing engineering enrollment.  Beginning in Fall 2019 Siena Heights is expecting to begin a new General Engineering degree.  The university currently offers an Environmental Engineering degree.  Siena Heights also offers students the opportunity to pursue bachelor’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering in coordination with the University of North Dakota. Our engineering programs are exclusively at the undergraduate level. More information about engineering at Siena Heights can be found at http://sienaheights.edu/Academics/Engineering.aspx

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Assistant Professor of Nursing

The Assistant Professor of Nursing is responsible for instructing undergraduate courses in Nursing, as well as courses for non-majors, maintaining an active program of scholarship, providing service as required, and engagement in professional development.

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Graduate Assistant for Volleyball

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the men’s and women’s volleyball program.

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Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, invites applications for the position of a part-time Public Safety Officer (i.e. 30 hours/week).  This position primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of the Siena Heights Community.  Dispatching, directing traffic, switchboard, desk operations, internal and external rounds, opening and closing rounds, parking rounds, stationary posts, escorts, emergency response, camera rounds, safety checks, fire alarm response, crown control and parking registration.

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Adjunct Faculty (Graduate/Undergraduate)

Siena Heights University, a Catholic, liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters, has on-going job opportunities available for adjunct faculty members. The educational requirements for instructing undergraduate courses is a Master’s degree in a related area of study.

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