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Larkin University and its Colleges are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the University’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

Larkin University welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Larkin University is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit within Larkin University.

College of Pharmacy

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The position listed on this page has been filled and the search is now closed.

Job Title – Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs, and Assistant, Institutional Review Board

Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami, FL
Start Date – Immediately
Salary – $XXXXXX annually
Department – Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), and Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Position Reports to – Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Chair of Institutional Review Board,

College of Pharmacy
Larkin University is a private, non-profit educational institution currently comprised of the College of Biomedical Sciences and the College of Pharmacy. Larkin University offers programs with the mission to educate students in a multicultural environment using inter-professional education, modern technologies, and knowledge founded on evidence-based science to serve the needs of our students, our research, and the community.

The main function of the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) is to ensure that each component of the curriculum is delivered effectively. This includes a student assessment process that is rigorous, fair, and efficient. Where remediation is needed, this office provides oversight to ensure that it is conducted appropriately. Before a student graduates, this office ensures that all degree requirements have been met.

The primary functions of the IRB include are to provide assistant-level support to the IRB Chair for a wide range of projects, coordinating of daily activities, and developing correspondence. Provide administrative assistance to the IRB Committee. Duties include but not limited to, the receipt, screening, data entry, and tracking of all new and continuing applications; receipt and screening of amendments and other forms (adverse events, closing out form); preparation of agendas and materials for committee meetings; prepare and issue IRB approval documents; communicate decisions to investigators; maintain records and filing systems; and counsel investigators regarding application requirements.

The Larkin University College of Pharmacy is committed to continuous assessment of the effectiveness of all aspects of the program. The OAA is collaborating with the Office of Assessment for continuous programmatic and curriculum assessment critical to the College of Pharmacy to ensure maintenance of a learner-centered environment, preparation of students that will be successful in the practice of pharmacy, and that the strategic goals of the College are being achieved. The OAA works with the Dean and Executive Council to acquire and maintain regional and pharmacy accreditation.

The coordinator will provide support to the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The individual in this position will assist with the following responsibilities:

1. Assist both Full-Time Faculty and Adjunct Faculty with ExamSoft/Canvas, which are the testing and course software for the College of Pharmacy, by:

  • Acting as liaison with ExamSoft/Canvas support regarding any updates to ExamSoft/Canvas and relay same to faculty.
  • Using ExamSoft/Canvas to obtain data about student performance.
  • Maintaining Exam Taker, Course Exam Taker, and Course spreadsheets for all didactic courses throughout the year and/or other data as requested by the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.
  • Posting and releasing student grades via Examsoft and Canvas
  • Assisting the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs with new faculty onboarding training on Examsoft and Canvas

2. Conducting a technical review of all exam questions as per the curriculum assessment standards.
3. Work closely with the Office of Registrar for communication between OAA and the Office of Registrar
4. Assist with development and distribution of academic calendar, Syllabi deadline calendar, and proctor schedule.
5. Student registration and exam processes of Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA)
6. Handle projects, including data collection, data compilation, results reporting, and report formatting.
7. The ideal candidate for this position should be a collaborative/team player, highly organized, self-motivated, self-directed, proactive, have attention to detail, dependable, professional, flexible, and be able to manage confidential information.

The IRB Assistant will provide support to the Chair of IRB in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The individual in this position will assist with the following responsibilities:

  1. Receives all research protocols and supporting documentation, communicates decisions to Principal Investigators, and forwards documentation of IRB determinations to appropriate research personnel.
  2. Provides regular publication of meeting schedules/agendas and transmission of documents to and from investigators.
  3. Ensures preparation and distribution of the agenda and review materials for IRB members prior to each meeting.
  4. Ensures that minutes of IRB meetings are adequately recorded and maintained.
  5. Maintains all records of IRB action for at least three years after the conclusion of the research and shall, upon request, make such records available for review by the President, CEO, Deans, IRB members, contracted entity’s designee, and federal authorities. 17 Larkin University Institutional Review Board Manual
  6. Shall report to the IRB Chair, any: 1) serious or continuing noncompliance by investigators with requirements and/or determinations of the IRB, and/or 2) suspension or termination of IRB approval.
  7. Shall undergo similar CITI or other IRB training to assure responsibilities are met and integrity of IRB are maintained. Training will be determined by the IRB Board members.

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform general administrative duties for the Office of the Academic Affairs and IRB including e-mail correspondence, managing electronic files, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas and minutes.
  • Work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean projects and reports related to academic affairs, and accreditation.
  • Review reports by checking data comparing with previous reports or other data, bringing to the attention of the Assistant Dean any items, changes, or omissions.
  • Set up and maintain accurate office and student files, databases, correspondence, and reports required for reference and for efficient operation of the Office of Academic Affairs, and IRB

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree required Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in academia or IRB office is preferred but not required
  • Must be a supportive member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Disability
  • Insurance Retirement – 403B with matching program

 


EOE Statement: Larkin University is an equal opportunity, equal access institution that embraces diversity in the workplace A criminal background check and drug screening are required for this position

College of Biomedical Sciences

Associate/Full Professor of Biomedical Sciences/Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Larkin University (LU) College of Biomedical Sciences (COBS) is seeking one full-time faculty member. The faculty will have responsibilities in different aspects of academia including but not limited to didactic teaching, laboratory teaching, research, student advising, and service to the institution and profession.

The College of Biomedical Sciences currently offers a Master of Biomedical Sciences program. Larkin University (www.ULarkin.org) is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) university. LU consists of the College of Pharmacy and the College of Biomedical Sciences. More information about the LU is available at: http://ularkin.org

LU maintains advanced and functional research capabilities in different areas of biomedical and molecular life sciences. Examples of available instrumentation include Agilent triple quadrupole liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS), automated flash chromatography system, dissolution system, mixer, homogenizer, cell culture, real-time PCR, Western blotting, FluorChem FC3 protein imager, and water purifier.

Major Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • Be available to teach assigned course(s), class(s), and subject(s) at an appointed time;
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in specialty area of choice;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Assist in the advising/mentoring of students

         Research:

  • Seek research independence by submitting grants for extramural funding;
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Develop a forum/research symposium to showcase research activities of students
  • Work with Dean/University to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain research program in a specialty area;

        Service:

  • Serve on various committee(s) of the College of Biomedical Sciences/University;
  • Represent the College and University to external institutions, organizations and agencies
  • Assist in activities related to accreditation by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Work closely with the Dean in ensuring that the integrity of the University and the College of Biomedical Sciences are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;

         Professionalism:

  • Ensure compliance with all LU policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the College;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Dean

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, or closely related areas in molecular life sciences. The successful candidate should have at least 10 years of teaching experience including the graduate level, should have supervised and mentored graduate students, should be able to demonstrate administrative experience and experience in grant writing, should be able to demonstrate the ability to secure appropriate extramural funding. This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document, via e-mail to the contact below, which includes the following components in this order: 1) a letter of interest indicating the position code; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) concise future research plan (without extensive elaboration of previous work); 5) names and contact information for at least three professional references (no references will be contacted without candidate’s prior authorization).

Dr. Marti Echols, Ph.D.
Dean , College of Biomedical Sciences
Larkin University
18301 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33169
E-mail: mechols@ularkin.org
Phone: 305-760-7521

The position is available now and will remain open until filled. Application review process will start immediately and interviews for the position are expected to begin as soon as possible. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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University Staff

Job Title –Janitor/ Custodian
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now
Position Reports to – Facilities Manager
$12 per hour

This announcement will CLOSE on the day that 100 applicants have applied or at 11:59 pm EST on the set close date - whichever comes first.

Your complete Application Package containing all required documents must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day the announcement receives 100 applications. It is much to your benefit to apply early to ensure you are among the first 100 applicants - as this announcement is likely to close PRIOR to the set close date.

Applicant Must 
  • Speak English
  • Have a car and a phone
  • Have flexibility in schedule
Larkin University (LU) do not only need to appear clean to form a good impression; since there are Students involved, LU need to be clean to ward off the danger of diseases.

LU Janitors need to constantly clean and sanitizing the facilities. Janitors are responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance around the Campus.

Janitor Duties shall include but are not limited to the following
  • Clean bathroom basins and sink
  • Scrub taps and refill toilet dispensers
  • Refill paper towels on towel stands
  • Replenish liquid soap and hand sanitizer in dispenser
  • Wipe and wash floors using appropriate cleaners and disinfectants
  • Clean and polish mirrors and wipe any residual paintwork
  • Empty trash bins and place them in recycling receptacles
  • Vacuum rugs and carpets and remove stains using brushes and cleaners
  • Dust and mop hard flooring using appropriate cleaning devices such as brooms and mops
  • Clean and dust furniture such as desks and chairs
  • Wipe down grubby hand marks and sanitize floors
  • Empty trash bins and clean / wash bins on a regular basis
  • Remove marks from doors and windows
  • Clean telephones and extension phones
  • Clean and polish brass fixtures and fittings such as lights and doorknobs
  • Dust and wipe skirting, pipes and window ledges
  • Sweep driveways and parking areas and clear them of dangerous or unsightly debris
  • Clear grounds of hazardous materials and empty grounds trash bins

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary but does require frequent walking or standing for short periods or carrying light loads of papers, book, or reports that do not require special physical demands. Light Lifting (under 15 lbs); Light Carrying (under 15 lbs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Hearing (aid permitted).

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Experience in two or more of the following areas, or other work related to Housekeeping;
  • Experience that demonstrated a practical working knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as applied to environmental sanitation, infection control, and to the choice and use of antimicrobial agents in the disinfection, sanitization, and/or sterilization of surfaces and equipment.
  • Experience in laundry and linen management.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of waste management, including the requirements relating to hazardous, toxic, and infectious wastes and provisions for their final disposition.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of pest management, including alternative methods of control and the selection and application of chemicals.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE

Benefits:
LU provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package.

Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent resident or possess a valid work permit to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • You will be required to serve a probationary period of 90 days
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an on boarding process

Job Title – Executive Assistant
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now
Position Reports to – Human Resources

This announcement will CLOSE on the day that 100 applicants have applied or at 11:59 pm EST on the set close date – whichever comes first. Your complete Application Package containing all required documents must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day the announcement receives 100 applications. It is much to your benefit to apply early to ensure you are among the first 100 applicants – like this the announcement is likely to close PRIOR to the set close date.

Applicant Must

  • Speak English
  • Have a car and a phone

The Executive Assistant will provide support to the President’s office leaders including Human Resources, and the Deans Council members in a fast-paced dynamic environment. The individual in this position will assist with the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities

  • Act as the point of contact among executives
  • Prioritize and handle multiple projects for the President, Human Resources, and the Deans Council members, including data collection, data compilation, results reporting, and report formatting
  • Work collaboratively with the Dean of the COBS on projects relating to accreditation, data support, and Presidential report requirements and coordinating visits to the campus of regional and professional accreditation bodies.
  • Perform general administrative duties including e-mail correspondence, managing electronic files, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas and minutes as appropriate.
  • Monitoring and ensure the quality of the LU webpage
  • Manage executives’ calendars and set up meetings
  • Facilitates efficient and cost-effective official travel by making meeting registration, travel arrangements and preparing associated approval forms and expense reports for travelers.
  • Act as an office manager by keeping up with office supply inventory
  • Facilitates the success of events hosted by the President’s office by scheduling events with appropriate offices and agencies, advising/contacting participants or invited guests, preparing agendas and programs, arranging for audiovisual and associated support equipment, using independent judgment regarding event alternatives, modifications, or last-minute changes, and coordinating or providing support during
  • Take minutes during meetings
  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence
  • Organize and maintain the office filing system
  • Contributes to the overall success of the University by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills

  • Work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role
  • Excellent MS Office knowledge
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Familiarity with office gadgets and applications (e.g. e-calendars and copy machines)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills are required, i.e., the ability to communicate effectively verbally and through written correspondence as well as in communicating with individuals in one-on-one situations.
  • A precise command of grammar, punctuation, spelling and the correct usage of the English language is required.
  • Attention to detail is required. Adeptness with multitasking is required.
  • Computer literacy is required and includes keyboarding ability and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software.
  • Excellent organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work independently, use initiative, and make substantive decisions quickly
  • The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in higher education is preferred.
  • Must be fully vaccinated

the events.

Job Title – Unarmed Security Officer
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now
Position supervised by – Facilities Manager
Position Reports to – Human Resources

This announcement will CLOSE on the day that 100 applicants have applied or at 11:59 pm EST
on the set close date – whichever comes first.

Your complete Application Package containing all required documents must be received no later
than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day the announcement receives 100 applications. It is much
to your benefit to apply early to ensure you are among the first 100 applicants – as this
announcement is likely to close PRIOR to the set close date.

Applicant Must

  • Speak English
  • Have a car and a phone
  • Have flexibility in schedule
  • Major responsibilities
    Conducts regularly scheduled surveillance and reports all issues
  • Patrols campus areas on foot and with a golf cart
  • Assess for security and life safety matters which may include but are not limited to vandalism, the suspicious activity of any persons, and potential safety/fire hazards relating to entire premises
  • Works closely with all associates of the university to maintain a secure learning environment by proactively working with the university’s leadership team
  • Investigates and/or reports hazards, unusual or suspicious circumstances to facilities manager – Follows up action
  • Receive and distribute mails into mailbox
  • Maintains contact with law enforcement
  • Check all doors and windows to ensure they are tightly closed and locked, making sure all exits are secured after hours; log and report any unlocked doors/windows to the Facilities Manager in a timely manner
  • Check legal photo identification upon arrival of guest and issue visitor pass
  • Assist any persons on campus needing directions or information
  • Informs host and escorts guest to the desired destination upon they arrival
  • Understands all Safety/Security Policy and Procedures
  • Responds to alarms and dispatched calls
  • Participates and assists in fire/ disaster drills
  • Ensure cars are legally parked and/or calls towing company (if needed)
  • Stays informed of developments in the field of safety and security
  • Other duties as assigned.

Larkin University is looking for an Accounts Payable/Purchasing employee to perform general accounts payable and purchasing functions. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer but will work with employees at all levels at the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Accounts payable

  • Manage the full accounts payable cycle from receipt of invoices to payment; including coding invoices, matching purchase orders, obtaining and entering invoices to our accounting system
  • Process employee expense reports and credit cards statements, including verification of transactions
  • Obtain appropriate departmental approvals for invoices.
  • Ensure all accounts payable and finance policies are followed.
  • Responsible to support CFO in IRS 1099 compliance and reporting
  • Responsible for imaging and record retention of all accounts payable documents.
  • High level of research and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to follow verbal, written, and oral instructions
  • Reconcile vendor statements against vendor accounts in the AP system.
  • Ability to interact with the public and other employees in a positive manner and promote a cooperative working environment.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Purchasing

  • Ability to work with Faculty and Administration on requesting vendor quotes
  • Prepare purchase requisitions based on vendor quotes
  • Prepare purchase orders based on requisitions
  • Review and post receiving reports to close out purchase orders
  • Work with new vendors to open new accounts
  • Revise/update item catalog in the purchasing system

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.
  • Some college preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years related work experience in Accounts Payable
  • 1 to 2 years related work experience in Purchasing.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Job Title – Library Associate
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now Position supervised by – Deans

Larkin University is a private, non-profit educational institution currently comprised of the College of Biomedical Sciences and the College of Pharmacy. Larkin University offers programs with the mission to educate students in a multicultural environment using inter-professional education, modern technologies and knowledge founded on evidence-based science to serve the needs of our students, our research, and the community

Applicant Must

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides instruction in information literacy is available to students, faculty and staff in formats suitable to class, group, operational, or individual needs
  • Works with college staff to determine learning resource needs; participates or makes assignment to appropriate college committees
  • Ensures that required reports for federal and state agencies and for internal needs are completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge in library science and operations, requests appropriate personal professional development
  • Selects resources for purchases and additions to the library collection, working within the collection development guidelines approved by the Deans; advises colleges staff of available resources
  • Ensures that reference services are available and circulation activities and other library functions are effectively performed during the hours of library operation
  • Supervises the timely and accurate processing, cataloging and circulation of library resources
  • Prepares and recommends budget based on current needs and the requirements of effective operation; ensures operations are conducted within budget parameters
  • Plan and prepare for future growth and innovation of the library; prepare and submit proposals to enhance library services based on needs analysis and use projections
  • Maintains communications and membership as appropriate with professional associations
  • Ensure optimal functioning of the integrated automation system and ensures appropriate preservation of essential data and records
  • Ensure compilation, preservation, cataloging, and appropriate accessibility of colleges archives
  • Performs other related duties as necessary in collaboration with the Deans or assigned by the President-CEO

Benefits Include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Vacation time

The ideal candidate for this position should be a collaborative/team player, highly organized, self-motivated, self-directed, proactive, have attention to detail, professional, flexible, and be able to manage confidential information

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science accredited by the American Library Association, or ALA. This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document, which includes the following components in this order:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. updated curriculum vitae
  3. Two names and contact information for two professional references. (With at least one reference from the most current employment)

Frida Musila
Director of Human Resources & Operations
18301 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33169
E-mail: fmusila@ularkin.org
Phone: 305-760-7470

 
 
 
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