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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.
Associate Director, Donor Relations Swarthmore
The Associate Director of Donor Relations assists the Director of Donor Relations in implementing a program with a goal of nurturing positive relationships with leadership donors. The program is composed primarily of donor stewardship, which includes cultivating and stewarding long-term relationships with leadership donors, as well as leadership gift acknowledgment and recognition.
Research Assistant Swarthmore
The successful candidate will work closely with undergraduate students at Swarthmore College, both in the research laboratory, as well as in an upper-level biochemistry laboratory course during the fall semester as a TA. This course is research-based and focuses on protein kinases. Therefore, demonstrated teamwork ability and a strong interest in mentoring undergraduate students is preferred. The research assistant will be encouraged to lead the projects, collaborate with the PI and undergraduate students on high-impact publications, and present at key conferences in the field.
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.
Director of Athletics Swarthmore
Swarthmore College seeks a dynamic, collaborative and talented leader to serve as the next director and chair of athletics, physical education, and recreation. The department participates in NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics within the Centennial Conference and serves the broader campus community by offering a robust community wellness program and directly manages a state-of-the-art athletic and wellness facility, the Matchbox. With an appreciation for the rigorous academic culture of Swarthmore College, the centrality of wellness for all students, and the importance of intercollegiate and club competition for the community, the next director and chair of the department will provide purposeful leadership and direction, with a sharp focus on the mission of the college and the department. Reporting to the provost and dean of the faculty, the director and chair has overall responsibility for all aspects of the department of athletics, physical education, and recreation.
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.
EVS Technician Part Time Temporary (Recruitment Only) Swarthmore
The part time temporary EVS Technician reports to a shift supervisor and provides services to ensure a clean and environmentally healthy campus. Tasks performed include: daily trash removal, cleaning and disinfecting bathroom fixtures and furniture, dusting, vacuuming and cleaning both carpeted and non-carpeted floors and mats, maintaining bathroom paper and other supplies, and other duties as assigned. This position requires scheduling flexibility with the ability to report to work when called upon. Where possible a schedule will be provided in advance. Interested applicants must be able to provide direct contact information to assure availability. Applicants currently employed by other organizations will be considered based on ability to meet the flexibility requirements and on call procedures. At times this position will require additional hours per week, not exceeding 30 total, covering for full-time staff. Interested candidates must be available on weekends and holidays.
Registrar Swarthmore
ROLE OF THE REGISTRAR Reporting directly to the dean of students and working closely with the provost (regarding academic policies, degree requirements, curriculum and honors) and dean of admissions (regarding transfer students), the registrar oversees the Registrar’s Office, supervises the associate registrar, and directs the supervision of the office staff of two. Through the planning and implementation of academic policies and the management of academic information and reporting systems, the registrar plays an important role for the College. The registrar produces the College catalog and class and examination schedules, directs the office’s management of the honors program and external examinations, participates in planning and organizing Commencement, and manages the College calendar. Additionally, the registrar is the College’s FERPA officer, an occasional DSO for signing I-20s for the office of International Students, a Veterans Affairs School Certifying Official and the College’s Veterans Affairs single point of contact as needed, and supports and conducts institutional research as needed.
Asst Dir, Disability Services Swarthmore
The Assistant Director will work with the Director to coordinate the interactive services process for students with disabilities and will advise faculty, staff and campus partners on disability and accommodations-related issues for students. The position is a 10-month, full-time position, and is benefits eligible.
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.
Project Manager Swarthmore
Swarthmore College seeks a Project Manager for Rosine 2.0, a project recently funded through The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. This project is a collaboration among artists, harm reduction organizations and workers, archivists and community members in Philadelphia that will culminate in dynamic exhibition(s) art interventions, a publication, and community-based archive.
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.
Coord, Resident Communities Swarthmore
Swarthmore College has an immediate opening for a Residential Communities Coordinator. 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. This is a full time, limited term position, with a scheduled end date of June 30, 2021.
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.
Vice President for Advancement Swarthmore
THE OPPORTUNITY: The Vice President for Advancement leads a team of 48 and reports to and works closely with the President and Board of Managers. The VP provides strategic direction and innovative approaches to building a robust philanthropic culture. This is an entrepreneurial opportunity to help Swarthmore engage with increasingly diverse constituencies, reduce reliance on the endowment and ensure that the College has the resources to fulfill its mission now and into the future.
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.

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