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Southwestern College is accepting applications for the following position(s) until filled:

 

 

Faculty Positions

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring. The psychology department is seeking a broad-based, dynamic individual, committed to high quality teaching for full-time, tenure track assistant professor position to begin in Fall 2016. The area of specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who are comfortable teaching courses in a variety of areas, including cognition, neuroscience and clinical psychology. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in psychology.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in working at Southwestern College, be sure to address why you a good fit for a small liberal-arts college. Instead of a typical teaching philosophy please write about a teaching experience(s) that defines who you are as a teacher. Please also include a description of a similar experience that you have had mentoring/advising students that again helps characterize who you are as a mentor/adviser. Finally, include a curriculum vita and three letters of recommendation. 

Send this information to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS, 67156. E-Mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance

Starting Date:  August of 2016

Position Description
The Business Division at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The Business Division offers a collegial environment, a robust undergraduate curriculum in a student-centered environment, a diverse student population, and an on-campus accelerated MBA program.

Founded in 1885, Southwestern College is ranked as a Top Tier regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Its online programs for undergraduates were recently ranked in the top thirty in the United States.  The college serves over 2,000 students in ground and online programs for undergraduate and graduate students.  Students on the residential campus in Winfield enjoy direct interaction with faculty members that is enhanced by the use by all faculty and students of college-issued laptops on a campus with ubiquitous wireless technology.  The college’s excellent programs in service learning, the performing arts, and athletics, create a vibrant and participatory campus life. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Customary teaching load is 3 courses per semester (9 semester hours) in undergraduate and MBA-level business courses
  • Courses may include:  Corporate Finance, Money and Banking, Investments, Risk Management, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Tax, Auditing, Cost Accounting, Accounting/Financial Info Systems, Not-for-Profit Accounting, and MBA-level Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Candidates should have the ability to teach successfully in the areas of accounting, finance, and other core business courses such as management and marketing
  • Departmental duties include advising students, participating in department and campus-wide committees, collaborating with faculty on Business Division programs; and service to the campus and community
  • Maintain professional currency in the accounting or finance field by participating in scholarly and/or creative activities and professional development to maintain professional certifications

Qualifications

  • PhD or DBA preferred, Master’s degree required in accounting/tax or a business related field (If the Master’s is in a business-related field, the undergraduate degree must be in accounting or finance.) Applicants nearing completion (within 12 semester hours) of the Master’s degree will be considered.
  • Professional accounting or finance certification required (C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A., C.F.E, C.F.P., etc.)
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of technology in accounting including computerized accounting software, Excel/ spreadsheet programs, and other office productivity applications
  • A minimum of three years of professional experience
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Interest in living in sunny, beautiful south-central Kansas

Rank/Salary

  • This position offers a competitive salary with opportunities to supplement the salary with summer courses/workshops and distance education.  Southwestern College offers an excellent benefit package.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including interest in specific courses mentioned in the responsibilities
  2. Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  3. Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.
  4. Transcripts (copies accepted).  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

First review of completed applications will begin on January 15, 2016.  In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer. 


Professional Studies Center for Corporate Learning Instructors

Southwestern College Professional Studies is committed to serving our business and industry partnerships with corporate training and talent development through our Center for Corporate Learning.  The Center for Corporate Learning is seeking talented and experienced professionals who understand the business environment and can transfer knowledge, skills and abilities, integrate content knowledge and practical experience in a dynamic workplace setting.  Delivery of training will take place primarily at the business partner location, but may include classroom or online training.  Successful candidates will have experience in the following areas:  facilitating corporate training or adjunct faculty experience in college environment, designing and developing training programs, exceptional platform skills, as well as documented industry certifications in their area of expertise. Candidates must possess a minimum of Bachelors’ degree in the following areas: 

Disciplines needed

  • Business Administration, Business Management or Organizational Development
  • Organizational Management or Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership, Communications or Human Resources
  • Operations Management, Project Management, Six Sigma/Lean, Supply Chain Management

Industry Certifications:  Project Management, Human Resources, Leadership Coaching, Six Sigma, Talent Learning and Development certifications.

Areas of interest are:  Customer Service, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Conflict Management, Supervisory Development, Team Building & Group Dynamics, Talent Development, Communications, Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness, Diversity in the Workplace.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, industry certifications and complete contact information for three professional references to:  Denise Sherman, Center for Corporate Learning, 100 College Street, Winfield Kansas, 67156.  Email: denise.sherman@sckans.edu.  Review of successful candidates will begin immediately for contracted positions.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Clinical Faculty for the Education Division (pending funding)

Southwestern College is actively seeking clinical faculty for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Clinical faculty will live in Kansas and work from the Wichita or Winfield campus.  New faculty will join a collaborative team of successful educators.  We actively seek candidates who can prefer collaboration over cooperation.  Multi-talented, licensed professors model learning with professionals and future professionals.  All positions will be filled pending available funding.  All positions require a terminal degree (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) from a regionally accredited university. 

Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Math and Science

The Elementary Education program at Southwestern College continues to provide future educators with rich learning experiences.  At Southwestern, students learn in classrooms and in the field.  As students progress through the program, they are paired with practicing educators who help students put theory into practice.  The Elementary Education program delivers classes online and on-ground.  Through partnerships, we place student teachers in remote areas of the state that would not otherwise have field placements.  A terminal degree in Elementary Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or similar area is sought.  Significant professional experience as a licensed, practicing educator in an elementary setting is required.  Incorporation of math and/or science into PK-12 curricula with significant emphasis in assessment is desired. The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a Professional License in Elementary Education in Kansas.  Application materials should provide strong evidence showcases the candidate’s ability to foster and maintain partnerships with parents, educators, and students

Curriculum & Instruction – Technology Education and Assessment (Position has been filled.)

The Curriculum & Instruction program at Southwestern College prepares practicing educators to achieve contemporary knowledge and refine teaching skills to meet the changing demands for today’s classroom teacher.  The program offers a core curriculum (curriculum & assessment) and one of potentially four areas of emphasis.  Currently, these include ESOL and Early Childhood education.  Areas of emphasis in School Improvement Planning and Technology Integration Leadership are projected to launch in 2015-16.  The successful candidate is expected to have successfully integrated technologies into classrooms and/or leading school/district improvement initiatives. A terminal degree in Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Technology, and/or Educational Leadership (with practical experience in technology leadership or skills assessment) is desired.  The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a Professional License in one or more of the licensed areas Southwestern College prepares educators.  Application materials should provide strong evidence that showcases the candidate’s ability to foster and maintain partnerships with parents, educators, and students.  This position is also expected to assist with faculty professional development related to student engagement through technology integration.    

Educational Leadership – Principal and/or Teacher Leadership Preparation and School Improvement (Position has been filled.)

Southwestern College’s Educational Doctorate prepares educators to assume positions of responsibility within school districts.  Offering advanced licenses in teacher, building, and teacher leadership, candidates bridge emerging scholarship with leadership development.  In this program, candidates are expected to lead initiatives to improve the experiences of PK-12 students and families.  This position will lead program development in principal or teacher leader programs.  This position will conduct onsite evaluations of principal and teacher leader candidates.  This position will also serve on dissertation committees, maintain and develop relationships with building principals and superintendents, and maintain relevancy in contemporary educational trends.  This position will be a cross-appointment with the Curriculum & Instruction program.  The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a Professional License in one or more of the licensed areas Southwestern College prepares educational leaders.  Application materials should provide strong evidence that showcases the candidate’s ability to foster and maintain partnerships with school leaders, educators, and students.

To apply for one of the clinical faculty positions in education, please send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three (3) letters of recommendation to Dr. Cameron Carlson, Dean of Teacher Education, Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: Cameron.Carlson@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Affiliate Faculty - Professional Studies

Southwestern College Professional Studies, committed to quality education for adult learners, is seeking motivated self-starters to serve as Affiliate Faculty, providing instruction for both undergraduate and graduate level courses at the Wichita, KS campus and Online. There is an additional need for Affiliate Faculty to assist with the development of new courses. The College Affiliate Faculty is a group of experienced professionals who are able to integrate content knowledge and practical experience in the classroom. Southwestern College Professional Studies offers courses in an accelerated format during evening classes and in an online format. The successful candidates will possess a masters degree in a discipline listed below, at least five years of working experience in the discipline; prior teaching experience with adults (preferred); knowledge of adult learning principles; and passion about higher education and dedication to student success.

Disciplines needed:

  • CPAs
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Rural Health Administrators and Professionals
  • Organizational Leadership (PhD preferred)
  • Management (DBA preferred)
  • Religion (PhD preferred)

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to: prospectivefaculty@sckans.edu - please include “Affiliate Faculty” in the subject line. Only electronic submissions will be considered. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and will be required to satisfactorily complete new faculty training. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education

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Math Instructor

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Assistant Professor of Music

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Visiting Professor of Chemistry

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Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Administrator and Staff Positions

 

Admissions Counselor (Main Campus, Winfield, KS)

The Admissions Counselor reports directly to the Vice President for Enrollment. This position is primarily responsible for the recruitment activities and admissions cycle for traditional, incoming masters/undergraduate and domestic/international students. Admissions Officer will be responsible for managing and growing an assigned territory in order to increase candidates for admission.  This is a 12- month salaried position.

Responsibilities

  • Respond quickly and effectively to all prospective student inquiries via phone, email, and/or in person, with emphasis on extensive phone contact.
  • Build and develop relationships with prospective students and serve as personal point of contact assisting students with admission process including application, transcript, scholarship and general financial aid questions.
  • Work in tandem with faculty, staff, and current students to actively attract candidates for admission.
  • Develop knowledge of assigned territory, i.e. target high schools/colleges, competitors, etc. and identify growth opportunities within the region.
  • Travel throughout assigned territory visiting high schools/colleges, attending college fairs, etc. to increase interest and awareness of Southwestern and applications to the college.
  • Track recruitment activities and results.
  • Serve as Admissions representative at on-campus recruiting and scholarship events, and meet with students and families to discuss the college.
  • Plan and present at on-campus recruiting activities such as general information sessions.
  • Coordinate meetings between prospective students and faculty, athletic coaches, and current students.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to respond to enrollment challenges and opportunities.
  • Strong skills in the use of technology-based information systems, using tools such as Excel, Word, Web, Email, and various social media platforms.
  • Flexibility and positive attitude. Ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. Overnight travel required.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Director of Athletics

Southwestern College is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Athletics.

The Director of Athletics is the principal administrator responsible for supervising the intercollegiate athletic program at Southwestern College and is responsible for providing the leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the college’s 15 intercollegiate sports. Southwestern College is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.  The Athletic Director also provides visionary leadership, strategic planning and policy development for the athletics program; has strong management and fiscal skills, maintains an athletics program that is committed to Southwestern College’s mission and strategic priorities; works with the development office to raise funds for the athletic department; administers the overall athletic budget; recruits and manages the coaching staff; and ensures compliance with all college, national association and conference policies, rules and regulations.

We will accept applications until the position is filled, although priority consideration will be given to candidates that submit their completed application by close of business Monday, January 4, 2016.    To apply, please send cover letter, CV and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Director of Admissions & Student Success (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)

Position Description
Under the direction of the Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Director of Admissions and Student Success will successfully manage the admissions and student retention functions and provide supervision and leadership to admissions and coaching staff at Southwestern College Professional Studies.  The Director provides leadership to enhance the student experience through the development, analysis, and improvement of innovative systems and services that promote the success, persistence, and self-efficacy of all students.  The Director will participate in recruiting and coaching students and will conduct regular meetings, coaching and professional development with admissions and coaching staff. The Director will also participate in enrollment planning, and serve on appropriate committees at PS and College-wide.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Actively participate in recruitment of students in support of the Enrollment Plan
  • Actively participate in student coaching to assist in student achievement of educational goals
  • Provide daily supervision and support to admissions and coaching staff
  • Regularly meet with admissions and coaching staff to coach and mentor in support of effective interactions with students
  • Develop and implement professional development opportunities for admissions and coaching staff
  • Serve on the PS enrollment Leadership Team

 Collaboration    

  • Represent SC at external military meetings and events
  • Serve on College and/or Professional Studies committees as appropriate
  • Provide a professional, collegial atmosphere when representing Professional Studies or Southwestern College as a whole to the general public, campus offices, faculty members, learners and other staff members
  • Serves as a liaison between enrollment management and various college departments including PS Academics, Financial Aid, and Office of the Registrar

Required Qualifications & Attributes

  • Baccalaureate degree required, master’s degree preferred; both must be from an accredited educational institution
  • Superior communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Innovative, with keen ability to balance demands within relative frameworks and systems
  • Openness to frequent change and willing to lead change initiatives
  • Demonstrates leadership and management skills

Additional Responsibilities

  • Ability to work evenings and possibly weekends, along with some day/overnight travel required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to HumanResources@sckans.edu.   Only electronic submissions will be considered.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Assistant Volleyball Coach

Duties for the position include assisting head coach in all aspects of the SC Volleyball program as designated by the head coach, recruiting, game planning, strength and conditioning, game management, and etc. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience required. Good character and communication skills, the ability to be self-motivated and proven leadership skills are essential. Bachelor's degree required. Position compensated with graduate study tuition grant, on-campus housing, coaching and meal stipend.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send application materials to Carolina Garbato, Head Volleyball Coach, Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: carolina.garbato@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country

Southwestern College (KS), a member of the KCAC and NAIA, invites applications for Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country. Primary responsibilities will be focused on the recruitment, training and development of student athletes; additional duties will include: distance coaching in track and field, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes. A strong, well-rounded knowledge of distance events and previous coaching / recruiting experience at the collegiate level is preferred. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be highly-motivated and attentive to details, have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, and the ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance.  This position will report directly to the Director of Track & Field.

Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of coaching experience required; Master’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years of collegiate coaching preferred.  This is a full-time, 10 month position (Aug-May).  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled, although priority consideration will be given to candidates that submit their completed application by Dec. 1

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Accounts Payable Coordinator

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Advancement Officer

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Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Director of Education Operations

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Financial Aid Administrative Assistant

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