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Director of Classification and Compensation Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Director of Classification and Compensation in the Office of Human Resources. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, this role will lead the University classification and compensation practice. The primary function of this role is to assess current practices, develop new accurate and timely classifications that meet the ever-changing market standards.
Director of Employee Relations Chester
Widener University is seeking a Director of Employee Relations that will report to the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. The role will serve as a consultative business partner and strategist in the areas of employee relations, conflict mediation, compliance, discipline and HR policy. Develops, implements, and ensures compliance of all HR policies and procedures relative to employee relations.
Assistant Director of Communications - University Relations Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Communications in the Office of University Relations. Reporting to the Director of Communications, this role provides serves as a primary liaison between the University Relations Department and academic/administrative departments for the purpose of developing strategic public relations initiatives and helping the University Relations Department raise the profile of the university. This is done through internal and external channels including the regional and national news media, university magazines and newsletters, digital entities (website, social media and blogs), and special events.
Associate Professor, Higher Education Leadership Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a 10-month tenure track Associate Professor of Higher Education Leadership and Graduate Program Director. This role reports to the Director of the Center for Education.
Process and Project Manager - Division of Enrollment Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Process and Project Manager in the Division of Enrollment. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment, this newly created position will lead and support the units of the division (Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate and Continuing Studies Admissions & Enrollment, Financial Aid, the Office of the Bursar, the Office of the Registrar, and the Campus1Card) in their use of the university’s recruitment customer/constituent relationship management (CRM), Technolutions Slate, and the university’s primary student information system, Ellucian Colleague.
Alumni and Student Engagement Coordinator - Commonwealth Law School Harrisburg
Widener University Commonwealth Law School is currently seeking an Alumni and Student Engagement Coordinator. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Administration, this role provides support to Alumni Relations and Student Services at Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, PA.
Assistant Director of Communications - Admissions Chester
Widener University is currently seeking an Assistant Director of Communications within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Reporting to the Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions, this dynamic and creative professional will develop a comprehensive, multi-modal, strategic enrollment marketing communications program to support undergraduate student (first-year, transfer, and international) recruitment. This role will serve as the lead copywriter and content creator in the Office of Admissions, working to write, coordinate, deliver, and assess the effectiveness of key marketing communication efforts across all channels: email, text, web, and print, among others effectively lifting the university brand and value proposition into critical enrollment projects.  These projects will influence enrollment decisions and incite action - such as application generation and application completion- through the enrollment funnel.
Teaching Assistants- Substitutes, Child Development Center Chester
Widener University is currently seeking Substitute Teaching Assistants to be responsible for providing high quality early childhood education to young children in our program; for the general supervision and management of children and work in cooperation with and under the supervision of the teacher for that group of children. These positions are funded by external funds and are contingent upon the continued receipt of these funds.
Support Specialist, Counseling and Psychological Services Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Support Specialist in the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office. Reporting to the Director, this 10 month position provides administrative support to faculty, staff and students who are seeking information about our services or requesting an appointment. In this role, it will be important to create a warm, welcoming environment while displaying compassion, empathy, and understanding.
Financial Aid Counselor Chester
Widener University is currently seeking a Financial Aid Counselor in the department of Financial Aid/Enrollment Services.  Located on the main campus in Chester, PA, this position is responsible for awarding and processing undergraduate student financial aid; counsel students and families about financial aid options, policies and procedures; package specialized population cohorts as assigned.

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