Employment Opportunities

Administrative/Staff Opportunities at JCU

John Cabot University, a regionally accredited American university in Rome, Italy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.  

John Cabot University seeks a candidate for the position of Sharepoint Developer and SQL Specialist.  The position requires extensive IT background and experience in Microsoft Sharepoint and SQL server. Knowledge of Blackbaud software (Student Information System, Net Community, Raiser’s Edge) is highly desired/preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong managerial and communication skills and be capable of assuring system data integrity and improving data stewardship and quality.  Additionally, the candidate will collaborate and work closely with every institutional department in ensuring that the university mission and goals are met, will draft training material and troubleshooting documents, facilitate user testing and upgrade processes, and will be the main point of contact, serving as liaison, for JCU Staff and Blackbaud consultants.  

A B.S. in Computer Science or Engineering is preferable and professional experience with databases and IT analytics is required. 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Black Baud (BB) Super-user
  • Training staff on interface
  • Assistance in creating special queries
  • BB Procedures
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Creating forms
  • Mapping form fields to database fields
  • Liaison with BB consultants for special projects
  • Database clean-up
  • Security assignments
  • Collaborating with IT Team on database issues
  • Data flow analysis and implication for all departments
  • Raiser’s Edge (Development/Fundraising) and Net Community (Alumni) 

All applicants must be fluent English speakers and already be in possession of valid EU working documents in Italy.  

Please send your (English only) CV and cover letter to employment@johncabot.edu with subject line “Sharepoint Developer and SQL Specialist”.   While we appreciate every application received, please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

This position assists the Office of the Registrar in managing and communicating academic procedures and policies for enrolled students. In coordination with and under the supervision of the Registrar, the Registrar’s Office Assistant manages the front line of the daily operations of the Office, responding to questions and concerns and providing customer service to students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of student academic records (filing and data entry)
  • Assists in the coordination of degree seeking students’ registration (space availability, files, faculty’s schedules, student enrollment)
  • Provides enrollment services (letters of enrollment, online registration, certifications, grade collection/recording)
  • Assists with graduation and Commencement preparation and execution
  • Issues Transcripts on a daily basis and at the completion of each semester/summer session
  • Regulates federal compliance insuring institutional accountability (FERPA and Italian Privacy Laws)
  • Provides the Dean’s Office with enrollment information, student information and academic information from the University database (Blackbaud) Training will be provided by the Office of the Registrar staff.
  • Organizes Advising for both new incoming students and current students
  • Assists in Orientation (placement exams, coordination, presentations)
  • Set up of an Advising “center” within the office to provide students with general academic information

Position Specifications:
Good computer and internet skills, good knowledge of the Italian language, excellent written and communication skills, ability to work in a multicultural environment, must be precise and able to multi-task, be a team player and have excellent attention to detail.

Must be customer service oriented, proactive, and willing to take initiative.

Mother tongue English, some knowledge of Italian, and US undergraduate degree preferred.

Special Considerations:
Must be willing to work on weekends when necessary.

Office Hours: MON-FRI 9AM-6PM

All applicants MUST possess valid EU working documents in Italy. JCU will not sponsor candidates for working visas in Italy for this position. Please send your (ENGLISH only) CV and cover letter to employment@johncabot.edu with subject line "Registrar’s Office Assistant". While we appreciate every application received, note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.