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Fit-Friendly Worksite – Gold Level RecipientFounded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, coeducational, residential college of liberal arts and sciences located in eastern Pennsylvania's picturesque Lehigh Valley.  The campus is about one hour north of Philadelphia, 90 minutes west of New York City and in close proximity to the Appalachian Trail. The College currently enrolls more than 2,200 full-time day students and has enjoyed steadily increasing selectivity and student quality.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to valuing and enhancing diversity and encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of our community. 

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  • Assistant Director – Immediate opening for a full-time, year-round Assistant Director in Muhlenberg College’s busy Career Center.  Primary responsibilities include career counseling/advising individual students regarding career options; development and implementation of various events, workshops and programs; and conducting outreach to groups of students.   Qualifications: Master's degree in student personnel, career counseling or related field required.  Related professional experience, including experience working with career assessment tools required; experience using Symplicity strongly preferred.  Experience in planning and marketing career planning/career development events required.  The successful candidate will have a strong appreciation for and commitment to the mission of a selective liberal arts institution. Starting salary of $40-$44K depending on background and experience.  Click here for full job description.   To apply, send an email to with both "Job #1529" and your last name in the subject line.  Attach a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for at least 3 references.   Application deadline is 4 p.m. July 30, 2015.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.   E.O.E. 


  • Administrative Assistant – Full-time, academic year position supporting busy Counseling Center. Prior background in medical office administration helpful. Responsibilities include providing telephone/personal reception for Counseling Center, scheduling appointments, processing off-campus referrals, insurance verification, and crisis intervention. The Administrative Assistant completes the initial intake information for students seeking counseling and scores the Substance Abuse Screening Survey Index for each new client.  Schedule is 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. (with an unpaid 30 minute lunch break) weekdays during the academic year, with additional hours as scheduled with the Director, Counseling Services. Budgeted for a total of 1500 hours annually. Full benefit eligibility. Click here for job description. Starting rate is $15.00 - $17.00 per hour, depending upon background and experience.  To apply, email your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references as a single pdf document to  Be sure to include “Job #1527” and your last name in the subject line of your email.  We are no longer accepting applications for this position.  E.O.E.


  • Associate Director of the Muhlenberg Fund - Responsible for raising funds for The Muhlenberg Fund from alumni and other donors. Incumbent maintains a portfolio of 250 prospects capable of making leadership gifts to the College. Must work closely with other areas in the department to continuously develop beneficial relationships between constituents and the College. Travel schedule includes 15-18 prospect visits per month. Must attend major on-campus College functions including, but not limited to, Reunion and Honors Convocation as well as regional alumni event activities. Bachelor’s degree and some experience in higher education annual giving required. Strong analytical and assessment skills required including a demonstrated understanding of fundraising techniques, donor relations and stewardship. Click here for job description.

    To apply, email a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Please note both "Job #1532" and your last name in the subject line of your email. Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. E.O.E.


  • Assistant Director, Multicultural Life (full-time, year-round) - The Assistant Director supports campus-wide programmatic initiatives to cultivate a community of inclusivity, pursuing specific goals and objectives as agreed upon with the Director of Multicultural Life. The Assistant Director’s responsibilities include serving as staff mentor for the Emerging Leader Program, supervising work-study students in the Multicultural Life office, maintaining a system of communication between the Multicultural Center and affinity groups on campus, and maintaining web pages for the Multicultural Center. Starting salary is $36,000 - $40,000 depending upon background and experience. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. Must have a demonstrated commitment to multiculturalism and social justice, as well as the ability to work well both collaboratively and independently. Click here for job description.

    To apply, email resume, cover letter and names/contact information for three references in a single pdf document to Please be sure to include both your last name and Job #1531 in the Subject line of your email. Application deadline is August 10, 2015. Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our campus community.


  • CARPENTER - Full-time.  Provide carpentry services to all College property, basic knowledge of other trades helpful. Experience using various power and hand tools associated with the carpentry trade. High School diploma/GED plus 2 yrs. technical/vocational or job related experience required. Benefits package includes tuition plans for family members after 2 yrs of service.  Starting salary of $18 - $20.75/hour depending upon background and experience. For full job description and qualifications required, please click herePlease include both your last name and Job #1520 in the subject line of your email.
  • Custodian FT– (10 pm-6:30 am) performing housekeeping duties in campus buildings.  Custodial experience preferred.  Send resume or apply in person to Muhlenberg College, HR Office, Job # 1509, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104.  EOE.  Click here for job description.
  • Custodian PT- Weekends (6 am-2:30 pm) academic year. Custodial experience preferred.  Send resume or apply in person to Muhlenberg College, HR Office, Job # 1510, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104.  EOE.  Click here for job description.


  • Instructional Design Consultant - Muhlenberg College has an immediate opening for an Instructional Design Consultant to support and advance the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in traditional, blended, and online classroom environments. This is a full-time 12-month staff position and will report to the Dean of Institutional Assessment and Academic Planning and the Associate Dean for Digital Learning in the Provost’s Office.

    The Instructional Design Consultant will:
    • Consult with faculty to identify, select, and integrate appropriate technology to complement pedagogical approaches in diverse learning environments
    • Promote faculty’s understanding and use of digital resources and best practices in integrating technology in traditional, blended, and online course design and teaching, via formal and informal trainings and one-on-one consultations
    • Collaborate with faculty to develop assessments of pedagogical effectiveness and student learning outcomes of digital learning pedagogies
    • Research new and emerging uses of digital resources and technologies
    • Organize and lead workshops to promote faculty competencies in digital learning, in collaboration with key offices and stakeholders
    • Create and maintain resources on learning outcomes, activities, assessment, training, and workshops related to digital learning strategies
    • Support various initiatives such as blended and online course design, ePortfolios, flipped classrooms and other active learning strategies that leverage instructional technologies

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Master’s degree required; experience working with faculty supporting the integration of instructional technologies; knowledge of learning theory, pedagogical practices, and course assessment techniques; a commitment to innovative instructional design in a liberal arts environment; proven success connecting instructional design to disciplinary and institutional learning goals; knowledge of how accessibility technologies and ADA/Section 504 (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirements apply to online learning applications; excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills; proven record of positive, collaborative working relationships with diverse colleagues, students, and faculty with different levels of technical knowledge. Click here for job description.

    Starting salary of $51-54K depending upon experience. Apply by emailing cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references as a single pdf document to: Debra Sweeney at Review of applicant materials begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of the campus.


  • Assistant Professor - The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in an applied area of Psychology to begin Fall 2016. Muhlenberg College is committed to hiring and supporting faculty who can contribute to our development of a culturally diverse community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidate will be student centered and strongly committed to community-based and diversity-related teaching and research in a small liberal arts college environment. Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following are preferred: Community/Counseling psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Forensic Psychology. Teaching load is three courses per semester and will include courses within the candidate’s area of expertise and core courses such as introductory psychology, statistics, research methods, and courses that contribute to the College’s General Academic Goals. Qualifications include: a Doctorate in an applied area of Psychology, evidence of excellent teaching, and an active research program that will involve undergraduates. For more information about our department visit Review of materials will begin immediately. For best consideration, apply before September 30. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Mark Sciutto, Department of Psychology, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104-5586. Electronic submissions can be sent to Applicants are encouraged to combine materials into a single PDF file (references may be sent separately). Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Building Monitor -  This is a Part-time position, scheduled for 11 PM to 3 AM; 2-3 nights during the academic year.  The Building Monitor greets campus visitors, interacts with and assists faculty, staff and students, and provides a security presence during the late night operations of Seegers Union, the College's student union building. The position includes working with computer systems operating the card access, fire alarms, CCTV and ID computer.   Experience in security and/or customer service is preferred. First Aid/CPR/AED certification preferred. Ability to lift 50 pounds of weight, climb steps and walk uneven terrain is required. Must be computer literate, and willing and able to learn new systems and functions. Starting pay rate is $10 per hour. To apply, send your cover letter, resume and names/contact information for three references in an email to  The subject line of your email should note "Building Monitor" and your full name. Click here for full job description. E.O.E. 


  • Visiting Assistant Professor - The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning Fall 2015. This is a one-year non-tenure track position. We seek a broadly trained sociologist with an active research agenda, demonstrated effective and innovative teaching, and a strong commitment to quality liberal arts education. Ph.D. required. The successful candidate will teach at different levels of a rigorous undergraduate curriculum, including introductory sociology and research design and methods. A strong preference will be given to candidates who have experience teaching courses in gender and sexuality. Other areas of specialization could include: inequality, environmental sociology, law and punishment, urban sociology, and social movements.

    Muhlenberg College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. We encourage applicants to explain how their teaching and research have contributed to understanding and strengthening diversity. Interested candidates should apply online by sending: 1) a letter of application that includes a statement of teaching and research interests; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) sample teaching materials with evidence of teaching excellence; 4) graduate school transcripts; and, 5) three letters of references to Also, please direct any inquiries to Tracy Kline, Department Administrative Assistant, at the email address above. The review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Muhlenberg is a highly selective, private, liberal arts college of 2,200 students. Located in the Lehigh Valley, the college is within easy reach of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., as well as coastal and mountain recreation areas. The college offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries.

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Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who are committed to valuing and enhancing the diversity of its community.

Last updated: July 31, 2015