Human Resources at Waynesburg University

A career at Waynesburg University does more than just enhance a resume; it makes a difference in the lives of students who seek to live lives of purpose through faith, learning and serving. Please take a moment to review our career opportunities, which include staff, faculty and administration positions at our main campus in Waynesburg, Pa., and three regional locations in the immediate Pittsburgh area.

Waynesburg University does not discriminate in hiring or in terms and conditions of employment based on an individual’s race, color, sex, age, disability, national origin, ethnic origin or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. Waynesburg University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs or activities which it operates, and is in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Act of 1972.

As a Christian University rooted in the Evangelical and Reformed tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full time faculty and staff only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission and institutional commitments of the University.

In addition, Waynesburg University admits students without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, national origin, ancestry or ethnicity.

It is the policy of Waynesburg University not to discriminate in its educational programs, admissions policies, activities or employment as required by Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.

Available Positions

Please submit all applications to:

Waynesburg University, Human Resources Office
51 W. College St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Full-Time Positions

Analytical Chemisty Faculty

POSITION AVAILABLE: Fall 2014. Tenure-track Chemistry faculty position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and reviewed on a rolling basis.

SALARY/RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D., teaching experience preferred; ABD considered. Excellent communication skills required; background in analytical chemistry required, experience in forensics desired but not required. Candidates must be committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and have the ability to perform research involving undergraduate students. Candidates must be committed both personally and professionally to the mission integrating Christian faith, service, and learning.

As a Christian University rooted in the Evangelical and Reformed tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full time staff only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission and institutional commitments of the University.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidate will teach twelve credit hours per semester in analytical chemistry and related areas, including labs, depending on experience and curriculum needs. He or she will be expected to advise chemistry majors, participate in extracurricular activities and programs, help with recruitment of prospective students, work with undergraduate students in a research capacity and serve on faculty committees.

THE UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg Campus and in three adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving approximately 2300 students, the University is guided by a sound strategic vision and has served as a leader in service-learning, technology applications and student-centered learning among higher education institutions. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages. For further information, please see the University's home page (www.waynesburg.edu).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to demonstrate his/her Christian faith through 1) The Mission of the University, 2) Integrating faith and learning in the classroom, 3) the mentoring of students. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts, copies are acceptable initially.

Business Administration/Economics Faculty

POSITION AVAILABLE:    Begins Fall 2014. Tenure-track Business Administration faculty position in Economics. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

SALARY/RANK: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:    Doctorate and quality teaching experience preferred (ABD will be considered). Appropriate international business experience preferred. A strong history of teaching with a demonstrated capacity to embrace and use experiential and active learning techniques in the classroom.  An established record of publishing including applied and practitioner articles.  Strong record of service institutionally and in the community. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University's Mission, and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students.

As a Christian University rooted in the Evangelical and Reformed tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full time staff only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission and institutional commitments of the University.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching twelve semester hours per semester in economics and other business areas as background and curricular needs dictate. Normal teaching duties such as committee assignments, advising, business curriculum development, and internship facilitation are also expected.

THE UNIVERSITY:    Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg Campus and in adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving more than 2,300 students, the University is guided by a sound strategic vision and has served as a leader in service-learning, technology applications and student-centered learning among higher education institutions. Waynesburg University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages. For further information, please see the University’s home page (www.waynesburg.edu).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest that articulates the relationship between his/her Christian faith and the Christian higher education mission of Waynesburg University. The candidate should also include a statement of teaching business administration as it pertains to Christian higher education, transcripts (copies are acceptable initially), and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of five references.

Graduate Counseling Program Faculty

POSITION AVAILABLE: Begins July, 2014. Tenure-track, full-time, 12 month, faculty position for the Graduate Counseling Program. The clinical mental health and addictions counseling specializations are CACREP accredited. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

SALARY/RANK: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Counselor Education, quality teaching and clinical experience required. Preference will be given for candidates with specialization in multicultural counseling and diversity. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University's Mission, and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students.

As a Christian University rooted in the Evangelical and Reformed tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full time faculty only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission and institutional commitments of the University.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the Graduate Counseling program in three or more of the following areas: counseling techniques, internship supervision, career counseling, assessment, multicultural counseling, human development, addictions, school counseling and research.

THE UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg Campus and in three adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving more than 2,300 students, the University is guided by a sound strategic vision and has served as a leader in service-learning, technology applications and student-centered learning among higher education institutions. Waynesburg University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages. For further information, please see the University's home page (www.waynesburg.edu).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest that articulates the relationship between his/her Christian faith and the Christian higher education mission of Waynesburg University, transcripts (copies are acceptable initially), and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of five references.

Criminal Justice and Social Sciences Faculty

POSITION AVAILABLE: This is a full-time faculty position beginning the 2014-15 academic year. Tenure track position is possible, based on the successful applicant's qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

SALARY/RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field and 5 years of experience required. PhD preferred. The successful candidate should have professional experience in law enforcement or a related field at the federal, state, local, or private level. Experience working at the federal level is preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, particularly a commitment to student-centered, "hands-on" learning, a commitment to the University's Mission, and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. He or she must exhibit a general knowledge of all aspects of the justice system and an interest in maintaining scholarship in criminal justice and related fields.
As a Christian University rooted in the Reformed, Evangelical, and Christian Ecumenical tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full-time faculty only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Successful candidate will teach 12 semester hours per semester in the Department of Criminal Justice and Social Science. Candidate should be competent to teach topics related to, but not limited to: Victimology, Criminology, Deviant Behavior, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Justice System, and Criminal Profiling. Successful candidate will advise criminal justice majors; assist with internship and career placement; participate in extracurricular activities and programs; assist with the recruitment of prospective students; serve on faculty committees; and assist with the updating of the criminal justice curriculum as needed.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM: The Criminal Justice Administration Program at Waynesburg University is dedicated to student-centered methodology and "hands-on" learning techniques. The program is a well-established program that explores various aspects of law enforcement, law, and corrections. Waynesburg University has established professional relationships with many local, state, federal, and private agencies involved with various criminal justice disciplines. Instructors in the Criminal Justice Administration Program bring professional experience to the classroom to enhance student learning. Waynesburg University also offers related degree programs in forensic science, forensic accounting, computer forensics, forensic chemistry, and pre-law.

THE UNIVERSITY: Waynesburg University is a Christian higher education institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs both on the Waynesburg Campus and in adult centers in the Pittsburgh region. Directed by its Christian values, the University provides opportunities for scholarship, leadership and service to all of our students through an academic foundation for life-long learning and compassionate contribution to others. Special care is taken to employ people who embody the values and perspectives of the institution in their teaching, their personal lives, and their relationships with students. Serving approximately 2300 students, the University is guided by a sound strategic vision and has served as a leader in service-learning, technology applications and student-centered learning among higher education institutions. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU). For further information on these organizations, please refer to their respective web pages. For further information, please see the University's home page (www.waynesburg.edu).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates must submit a CV (resume) and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to demonstrate his/her Christian faith through 1) The Mission of the University, 2) Integrating faith and learning in the classroom, 3) The mentoring of students. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially).

Nursing Faculty

Full-time position, beginning Fall 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Rank and tenure track status will be determined based upon the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in classroom, clinical, and simulation laboratory settings, provide academic student advising, participate in curriculum development, maintain membership on various departmental and University committees and engage in scholarly activity. The candidate must possess a master's degree in nursing; a doctoral degree in nursing desired; have or be able to obtain, prior to the start date, a current nursing license for Pennsylvania; and experience in medical/surgical nursing and simulation. The candidate must have an understanding of teaching at a liberal arts institution and experience in baccalaureate nursing education. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University's Mission and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. Send resume/cv and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates the relationship between the candidate's profession and his/her Christian faith, and names/addresses/phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially).

Nursing Faculty Position

Full-time faculty for the RN/BSN program in Graduate and Professional Studies, 12-month contract, with office space at the Monroeville Center. This faculty position emphasizes teaching, scholarship, and service consistent with faculty expectations within Graduate and Professional Studies. Position requires an MSN plus an earned doctoral degree in nursing or other relevant discipline such as higher education or healthcare administration, doctoral degree preferred; current registered nurse license; experience teaching; and commitment to a quality learning environment. Evidence of leadership and scholarship are preferred, experience in healthcare administration a plus. A doctoral student will be considered if other qualifications are strong. Responsibilities include teaching in the RN to BSN program and advising students. Successful candidates for the position above must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University's Mission and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. Send resume/cv and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates the relationship between the candidate's profession and his/her Christian faith, and names/addresses/phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially). Apply to the Human Resources Office, Waynesburg University, 51 West College Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For further information, please see the University home page www.waynesburg.edu

Nursing Faculty

Full-time faculty in the Graduate and Professional Studies Nursing Department, 12-month contract with office space at the Monroeville Center. This tenure track faculty position emphasizes teaching, scholarship, and practice consistent with faculty expectations within the Graduate and Professional Studies division. Position requires an MSN plus an earned doctoral degree in nursing or other relevant discipline such as higher education or healthcare administration, DNP degree preferred; current registered nurse license; experience teaching; and commitment to a quality learning environment. Evidence of leadership and scholarship are preferred, experience in healthcare administration a plus. DNP student will be considered if other qualifications are strong. Responsibilities include teaching in the RN to BSN, MSN and/or DNP programs, advising students, overseeing student practicum and capstone projects, scholarship, service, and faculty practice focused on implementation of evidence-based practice and enhanced quality of healthcare delivery. Courses are taught in four regionally located adult academic centers.

Successful candidates for all the positions above must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, a commitment to the University’s Mission and a demonstrated commitment to that faith, through his/her professional responsibilities, relationships and the mentoring of students. Send resume/cv and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates the relationship between the candidate’s profession and his/her Christian faith, and names/addresses/phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable initially).


Part-Time Positions

Graduate Assistantship – Admissions

Number of Positions: 1
Anticipated Dates: Position Available Summer 2014
Job Description:
Position entails working 19 hours a week in the Admissions Office. Tasks will be varied and diverse in nature, but all are related to the well-being and promotion of Waynesburg University. The graduate assistant will report to the Director of Admissions.

Duties include:

  • explaining admissions entrance requirements and procedures to prospective students
  • processing admission applications
  • consulting with prospective students to ascertain financial status, application and admission status
  • insuring completion of all credentials needed to complete files
  • managing brochure and promotional item inventory and invoice system through Microsoft Access and Excel
  • providing creative ideas to increase completion of specific application populations
  • traveling on behalf of the university at college fairs and high school visits
  • maintaining and developing of spreadsheets through Microsoft Excel
  • researching special projects
  • communicating in multiple communication channels to inquiries, applicants and deposited students
  • other admissions related responsibilities as assigned
  • conduct mail campaigns as needed
  • other duties as requested

Job Qualifications:
All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, be comfortable working with various publics, have strong self-initiative and be free to travel on behalf of the University. Valid driver's license is required.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest, a writing sample, and a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to incorporate the mission of the University with the requirements and function of the position. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially). Apply to: Human Resources Office,
51 W. College St., Waynesburg, PA 15370, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Graduate Assistantship – Teaching with Primary sources (TPS)

Number of Positions: 1
Anticipated Dates: Position Available May 15, 2014 (Optional opportunity for hourly work Spring 2014 Semester)
Job Description:
Position entails working 19 hours a week in the Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Office. Tasks will be varied and diverse in nature, but all are related to the well-being and promotion of the TPS Program, its clients, its services and the Waynesburg University mission. The Graduate Assistant will create materials for upcoming regional and local events, create and update electronic and print advertisements and confirm registrations for workshops and events, while maintaining the professional atmosphere of the TPS Office. The graduate assistant will report to the TPS Director.

Duties include:

  • Take notes at weekly staff meetings; distribute notes and action items
  • Create and submit press releases for TPS events
  • Create collateral materials for upcoming regional and local events including posters, bookmarks, flyers, folders, flash drives and cd's
  • Create and update electronic and print advertisements for local and regional events
  • Confirm registrations via email and phone
  • Mail headsets and materials to online course participants
  • Download, print and prepare digitized primary sources for classroom use
  • Use a variety of printers, copiers and other office equipment
  • Label materials with proper citations
  • Track distribution
  • Coordinate with staff on printing and preparing for conferences, presentations, and workshops
  • Create Act 48 Rosters and send letters of completion and/or certificates to participants in online courses
  • Organize files, electronic and hard-copy
  • Conduct mail campaigns as needed
  • Other duties as requested

Job Qualifications:
All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. Candidates must possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills, familiarity with a variety of software such as: Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop, Adobe Professional, etc.; the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet established work deadlines; and availability to work evenings, Sundays and occasional weekends.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest, a writing sample, and a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to incorporate the mission of the University with the requirements and function of the position. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially).

Graduate Assistantship – Sports Information

Number of Positions: 1

Anticipated Dates: Position Available May 15, 2014
(Optional opportunity for hourly work Spring 2014 Semester)

Job Description:

Duties include:

  • Online release writing and updating the school's athletic website, www.waynesburgsports.com
  • In-game statistical compilation using the Stat Crew software system
  • PA Announcing
  • Media Guide and Gameday program production
  • Interacting with student workers

Job Qualifications:

All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. The sports information graduate assistant is responsible for assisting the sports information director in a wide variety of responsibilities surrounding Waynesburg University's 18 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, assisting with the production of media guides, brochures and game day programs, updating and maintaining the school's athletics web page, helping with home event management for all sports and assisting in various other athletic activities.
A bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communication or a sport-related field is required. Applicants should have solid writing and interpersonal communication skills, along with previous experience working with Stat Crew software for AT LEAST one of the following: baseball, softball, basketball, football, soccer, volleyball and women's lacrosse.
In addition, the successful candidate should have experience working with desktop publishing software programs InDesign and PhotoShop, along with Microsoft Word and Excel. An individual must be willing to work during home events, at night and on weekends and may be asked to travel from time-to-time.

Application Instructions:

Send resume and letter of interest including names, addresses, and phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially). Information should be submitted to: Human Resources Office, Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA 15370, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For more information on Waynesburg athletics, go to www.waynesburgsports.com

Graduate Assistantship – Student Activities

Number of Positions: 1

Anticipated Dates: Start May 15, 2014

Job Description:
Position entails working 19 hours a week in the Student Services Department, office of Student Activities. The position involves planning, execution and coverage of student activities and administrative responsibilities. Tasks will be varied and diverse in nature, but all are related to the Waynesburg University mission. The graduate assistant will report to the Associate Dean of Students.

Duties include:

  • Assisting in the planning and execution of student activities
  • Assist with the maintenance of the University Student Activities Fleet
  • Assist in conducting van certification for new drivers
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the New Student Orientation Program
  • Serve as a resource to clubs and organizations on campus
  • Responsible for communication with deposited new students
  • Coordination of Housing visits during the summer months
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the University
  • Other duties as requested

Job Qualifications:
All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. Candidates must possess strong organizational, communication and computer skills; the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet established work deadlines; and availability to work evenings, occasional weekends. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, a clean driving record and have successfully completed the University's driver's certification course.

Application Instructions:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates must submit a resume and letter of interest, along with a written statement that articulates how the candidate intends to demonstrate his/her Christian faith through 1) The Mission of the University, 2) Integrating faith and learning in the position, 3) the mentoring of students. Also include the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially). Apply to: Human Resources Office, Waynesburg University, 51 W. College St., Waynesburg, PA 15370, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For more information on Waynesburg University, visit www.waynesburg.edu

Graduate Assistantship – Writing/Public Relations
Waynesburg University's Office of University Relations

Number of Positions: 1

Anticipated Dates: Position available July 1, 2014

Job Description:

Position entails working 19 hours a week in the Office of University Relations.

Duties included:

  • Writing press releases, feature stories, website content, advertorials and other public relations collateral
  • Researching and interviewing alumni, students, faculty and staff for various projects in person and via email and telephone
  • Generating story ideas
  • Attending meetings to collaborate in a group setting
  • Special event assistance as needed
  • Other tasks as directed by supervisor

Skills/Qualifications:
All interested candidates will need to successfully enroll in a graduate program at Waynesburg University in order to be eligible for the assistantship. The writing/public relations graduate assistant is responsible for assisting the Office of University Relations in a wide variety of responsibilities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing press releases, feature stories, website content, advertorials and other public relations collateral; researching and interviewing alumni, students, faculty and staff for various projects in person and via email or telephone; generating story ideas; assisting at special events at night and on weekends as needed; updating the "Now at Waynesburg" section of the Waynesburg University website.
A bachelor's degree in communications, English or journalism is required. Applicants should have solid writing, editing and interpersonal communication skills; prior article writing experience is a plus. Knowledge of AP Style required. In addition, the successful candidate will be detail-oriented, driven and passionate about writing and public relations. Recent graduates of any college or university are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:
Send resume and letter of interest including names, addresses and phone numbers of five references. Include transcripts (copies are acceptable initially) and three writing samples. Information should be submitted to: Human Resources Office, Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, PA 15370, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information on Waynesburg University, visit www.waynesburg.edu

Employment Policy

Waynesburg University does not discriminate in hiring or in terms and conditions of employment based on an individual’s race, color, sex, age, disability, national origin, ethnic origin or Vietnam Era Veteran Status. Waynesburg University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs or activities which it operates, and is in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Act of 1972.

As a Christian University rooted in the Evangelical and Reformed tradition, Waynesburg University hires as full time faculty and staff only persons who profess faith in Jesus Christ and demonstrate that faith in a manner consistent with the mission and institutional commitments of the University.