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  • News | Whittier College
    Sharon Herzberger and Whittier College officials donned hard hats and toured the Science and Learning Center construction site for the first time since the project began Project Manager More Monday June 1 2015 Steve Matthiasson 91 is Redefining California Wine Steve Matthiasson 91 one of Napa s top viticultural consultants and 2014 Winemaker of the Year according to the San Francisco Chronicle is no stranger to uphill battles Steve and his wife Jill More Tuesday May 26 2015 Mario Almaraz 17 Pursuing Passion for Curating at LACMA Even though Mario Almaraz 17 is an art major he wasn t too familiar with the world history of art or knew how large art institutions functioned It wasn t until his classes with Professors Danny More Monday May 18 2015 Whittier College Appoints New Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty After a national search that yielded a strong pool of candidates Whittier College s President Sharon Herzberger announced that Dr Darrin Good will be joining the College as the new vice president More Friday May 15 2015 Mayor Garcetti Challenges the Class of 2015 to Cross Borders and Take Down Boundaries The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier College s 112th Commencement ceremony held indoors at the Graham Athletic Center for the first time in the history of More Wednesday May 6 2015 Honors Convocation 2015 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service on Friday April 24 Professor of Mathematics Jeff More Friday May 1 2015 The Henry Luce Foundation Awards Whittier College 400 000 Implementation Grant The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Whittier College 400 000 for its project Examining Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability in China and Its

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  • News | Whittier College
    Feinberg Lecture Mosab Hassan Yousef Mosab Hassan Yousef an author whose life was the subject of the documentary The Green Prince and the autobiography Son of Hamas will be the 2015 Feinberg Lecture speaker on March 5 at 7 p m at More Wednesday February 11 2015 President Herzberger Joins NAICU Board President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D C in early February to attend NAICU s National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting NAICU serves as the unified More Wednesday February 11 2015 Christopher Mendoza 03 Named Teacher of the Year Hillview Middle School Science teacher Christopher Mendoza 03 was named the 2013 2014 East Whittier City School District Teacher of the Year Christopher joined the dedicated Hillview staff in More Tuesday February 3 2015 Starting Off the Year Right with JanTerm Whittier College s JanTerm classes give students the opportunity to get ahead catch up or enroll in a faculty led study abroad course This past January students explored topics such as social More Monday February 2 2015 The Super Bowl Sports Politics and Myth Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in an article posted by The Week about the cultural phenomenon that the Super Bowl has become since it was first played in 1967 The Super Bowl has More Monday January 26 2015 Improving Local Police Relations A KPCC Panel Discussion Police officer involved shootings and the state of race relation in the country have been big topics in the news lately This important national issue was recently discussed in a local forum More Friday January 16 2015 President Herzberger Promotes Benefits of Collegiate Play at NCAA Convention Fulfilling her duties as chair of the NCAA Division III Presidents Council President Herzberger attended the NCAA Convention in Washington D C this week where she represented

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  • News | Whittier College
    been named one of the Most Influential People in Health and Fitness by Greatist an online community devoted to healthy living and wellness Ranked 24th on the More Tuesday December 9 2014 Whittier College Announces New Vice President and Dean of Students Dr Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at Whittier College following a national search He will officially join the College in March 2015 Pérez comes to Whittier More Tuesday December 9 2014 Whittier College Included in President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll For the fourth year in a row Whittier College has been recognized with the President s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction The distinction awarded by the Corporation More Thursday December 4 2014 Whittier College Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event Today Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger will join President Barack Obama the First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other More Friday November 14 2014 Alumna Cheryl Boone Isaacs 71 Gives Students Real Life Advice Members of the class of 71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22 Their classmate Cheryl Boone Isaacs 71 will make her second appearance More Wednesday November 12 2014 Professor Awarded 106 000 Grant from the National Endowment For the Humanities Whittier College Professor of Spanish Gustavo Geirola has been selected to receive a 106 808 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities NEH to support the Summer Seminar Latin More Thursday October 30 2014 Science and Learning Center Project Moves Forward Whittier College has received 500 000 from The Ralph M Parsons Foundation to support the redesign of the new Science and Learning Center SLC The SLC

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  • News | Whittier College
    heritage will highlight Cuban culture music dance and food with the theme Havana Cabana Tardeada will take place on More Monday October 12 2009 Woodrow Wilson Fellow Richard Halloran to Speak on Rising of China Woodrow Wilson visiting fellow and Asia expert Richard Halloran will deliver a special lecture Revival of the Middle Kingdom Rising China in the 21st Century on Thursday October 22 at 8 p m in More Thursday October 1 2009 Iphigenia and Other Daughters Staged at Whittier College Iphigenia and Other Daughters a play adapted by Ellen McLaughlin fromEuripedes and Sophocles will come to the stage at 8 p m on October 21 24 and 2 p m on October 25 in the Ruth B Shannon Center More Thursday October 1 2009 Professors Danilo Lozano and David Muller Present Wind Ef Fusions CD Kickoff Concert in the Shannon Center Professors Danilo Lozano and David Muller will present a recital of music for flute and bassoon drawn from their CD Wind Ef Fusions on Sunday November 8 at 4 p m in the Ruth B Shannon Center for More Sunday September 20 2009 2009 Whittier College Writers Festival An exciting slate of writers will be part of the 2009 Whittier College Writers Festival including Whittier College graduate Adam Pava 99 TV writer and creator of Cartoon Network s Out of Jimmy s More Thursday August 20 2009 Whittier College President Honored by Los Angeles Sparks The Los Angeles Sparks women s basketball team honored Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger during its annual Inspiring Women Night on Wednesday as the Sparks took on the Washington Mystics More Monday July 20 2009 Acoustic Voices at the Ruth B Shannon Center for Performing Arts The Shannon Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the 2009 10 Acoustic Voices Series This series

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Modern Languages Literatures Slider In depth and In breadth The study of modern languages provides the experience of another culture and of its modes of thought and expression Learn more Everything From Cinema to Slang Students sharpen their French language skills at La Table Française Read more A Look Inside Franco African Cinema to Taste of Japan a preview of some of our modern languages courses Learn more Alumni Spotlight Practice Practice Practice A Q A with English and French alumna Apollonia Galvan 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Modern Languages Literatures Mobile About Areas of Study Preview of Courses Honor Societies Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Language Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Modern Languages Facilities Facilities On 23 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments Located in Deihl Hall the GTE

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  • Human Resources | Whittier College
    Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Human Resources Slide Human Resources Prev Next In This Section Human Resources Mobile Home Employment at Whittier Administrative and Support Staff Opportunities Faculty Opportunities Student Employment Opportunities Student Employment FAQs Student Employee Handbook Supervisor Information Forms Employee Benefits Benefits Portal Information Forms Contact Us You are here Home Human Resources Human Resources On 21 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Thank you for visiting the Human Resources Office at Whittier College Our experienced staff is here to assist you in multiple ways Services handled by the Human Resources Office include recruitment and hiring student employment employee relations development of employee policies and procedures benefit administration training and development and to assist with all employment needs Mission Statement By partnering with the campus and local communities it is the mission of the Human Resources office to provide excellent customer service with innovative solutions integrity and visionary leadership For those who choose to join our staff or faculty Whittier College offers a stimulating and diverse work environment In addition to outstanding career opportunities employees enjoy excellent benefits that include health and dental coverage generous vacation and holiday accrual plans a choice among several competitive retirement options tuition remission for staff and faculty members and their family credit union membership library and athletic facility privileges and participation in cultural and social events Contact Human Resources Office Mendenhall Building Lower Level 562 907 4208 562 907 4884 fax Human Resources Employment at Whittier Student Employment Employee Benefits Information Forms Contact Us Department News Monday January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In

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  • Administrative & Support Staff Opportunities | Whittier College
    vendors to ensure quality and performance of web and CMS systems are being met Regularly monitor track web statistics related to visitor activity and analyze and interpret a variety of data pertaining to site usage both internal and external Research and assess technology trends when possible advise on the integration of new resources into existing web environment Lead or assist in the development of web based electronic communications forms vehicles and other tools as needed to support key institutional initiatives including those pertaining to fundraising recruitment student services alumni relations and others Script shoot and edit high quality video clips for the Whittier website Develop multimedia content for use on College website print publications electronic channels and social media program In conjunction with Associate Director of Communications and Associate Director of Digital Communications will record or arrange to have video taken of events and programs for use in promoting a positive image of the College via social media such as YouTube Either shoots photographs or arranges to have photos taken for use in all College communications vehicles print and digital Other duties as assigned POSITION SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Previous Experience Minimum three to five years experience in front end web development and management higher education web environment experience preferred Knowledge and Education Fluent knowledge of HTML5 and CSS and working knowledge of Javascript and other web based programming languages Experience and comfort working with Drupal or similar open source technologies Graphic and multimedia production experience Expert knowledge of Illustrator InDesign Photoshop iMovie Final Cut Pro and other tools Experience with and knowledge of Google Analytics General understanding of higher education marketing branding strategies and trends Experience in developing establishing web policies and standards to ensure clear and consistent delivery of key messaging and brand awareness among all constituency groups Ability to develop high quality and innovative videos graphics photography slideshows audio etc to help reinforce Whittier s brand and strategic direction Self motivated can work independently in facilitating projects from the conceptual stages to launch Ability to handle multiple projects efficiently to work under pressure and solve problems quickly and efficiently Must be comfortable learning and working with new technologies and software often in a fast paced or deadline driven environment Ability to provide a portfolio of graphic design and web projects Ability to work with multiple levels of clients and consistently deliver outstanding customer service and possess a pleasant and collegial personality consistent with the mission of a service oriented unit Bachelor s degree required master s degree in field related to position preferred The position is based in Whittier California To be considered for this position please submit your cover letter resume and salary history to whittierjobs whittier edu or mail to Whittier College Attn Human Resources Manager 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier CA 90608 AA AOE CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER Whittier College is seeking a qualified Campus Safety Officer The successful candidate must be able to interact effectively with students faculty and staff Under the general guidance of the Director of Campus Safety the candidate will perform a variety of duties to ensure the safety of the College Community and campus facilities Position Responsibilities Patrols campus property in a vehicle or on foot to provide security and traffic control Performs physical security checks of campus facilities ensuring facilities are in use by appropriate personnel Responds to emergency and non emergency radio calls Must be available and ready at any point during shift to respond to community needs Observes reports and identifies persons involved in suspicious activities or manner and ensures that unauthorized persons leave the campus and community Enforces campus policies regulations and municipal state and federal laws Assist local law enforcement as necessary Conducts thorough investigations as assigned and completes detailed reports as to those investigations Participates in crime prevention programs Assist Student Life and Residential Life personnel as required Provides on campus escorts to College students and personnel as requested Performs other duties as deemed necessary under the guidance of the Director via chain of command Requirements High School diploma Required certification PC 832 Guard card CPR First Aid and AED must be in possession at time of hire Tear gas and collapsible baton certification required within first month of employment Must have no criminal record Must possess a current CA driver license Experience working campus safety security law enforcement in a College or University environment How To Apply The position is based in Whittier California To be considered for this position please submit your cover letter resume and salary history to jaddcox whittier edu or mail to Whittier College Attn Human Resources Manager 13406 E Philadelphia Street Whittier CA 90608 AA AOE CASHIER BUSINESS OFFICE TEMPORARY The Business Office at Whittier College seeks a Cashier to maintain and balance the daily cash receipts Is the front office contact person for customers visiting the Business Office Accounts Receivable Department Is responsible for assisting students with questions pertaining to their student tuition accounts Assists the college community with their general questions and performs general clerical office duties Hours Monday Friday 8am 5pm Exempt Status Non Exempt Full Time Part Time status Full Time Temporary Salary Range 12 00 14 50 per hour Reports To Student Accounts Manager Location Department Whittier College Main Campus Business Office Responsibilities Opens and closes vault daily Set up front counter and Cashier s Drawer Maintain and balance daily Cash Receipts Prepares daily deposits to be picked by Loomis Co Bank Transport Carrier Orders petty cash from First Republic Bank Balances Close credit card terminal Maintains Petty Cash disburse reimburses prepares Petty Cash Voucher Envelopes for posting of petty cash receipts to the GL Posts departmental charges and credits on student tuition accounts i e parking citations library charges infirmary fees dorm damages etc Orders office supplies Assist with telephone calls First point of contact with students and college community at the front counter with payments tuition account inquiries work study and accounts receivable check pick up general questions Assist with collection on

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  • Faculty Opportunities | Whittier College
    to increase the retention and graduation rates of STEM majors Whittier is a vibrant diverse four year college distinguished by its small size and a nationally recognized liberal arts program The College has a history of strong and innovative interdisciplinary programs and experiential learning service and leadership Located in the heart of Southern California between Los Angeles and Orange County Whittier College is one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country serving students not only of different ethnic and geographic heritage but also of a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds Reporting to the Title V Project Director and the Faculty Leads the candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of courses focused on increasing the graduation and retention rates of Hispanic and other underrepresented students The Title V Instructor is a four year contractual position contingent upon the annual renewal of Title V federal funding and satisfactory performance Essential Job Functions The candidate will help develop the proficiencies of our STEM students and prepare them for careers in health fields through the following activities teaching an interdisciplinary STEM course that introduces students to the chemical and physical principles that underlie biological systems teaching a follow up seminar course to ensure students are maximizing their potential in their science courses teaching a Human Anatomy and Physiology course series for students focused on health professions and collaborating with the Program Director Faculty Leads Pre Health Advisor Center for Advising and Academic Success and Center for Career and Professional Development to promote the retention and graduation of STEM majors Qualifications and Experience Ph D or MA MS in a STEM area with significant teaching experience Strong background in anatomy and physiology Proficiency in general chemistry and physics STEM teaching experience at an undergraduate level Application Procedure and Timeline Please submit a cover letter curriculum vitae brief statement of teaching philosophy and three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly from the reference to vtriay whittier edu Applications must be received by Monday February 29 for full consideration The position start date is September 2016 VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES Whittier College announces a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Department of Psychological Sciences beginning Fall 2016 Contract is for one year with possible annual renewals for an additional three years as a replacement for sabbaticals Must have teaching experience and be able to teach Statistics Research Methods Research Practicum the Senior Capstone Seminar on how to write literature review papers and elective courses in any subfield of psychology Candidates must have a Ph D in psychology but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status Review of completed applications will begin December 1 2015 and continue until the position is filled For full consideration complete applications must be received by December 11 2015 Email PDFs preferred curriculum vitae statement of teaching philosophy and research interests evidence of teaching ability sample syllabi transcripts of all graduate work and at least three confidential letters of recommendation sent by the references to

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