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

 

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

 

Director of Nursing Program (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)

Position Overview
Provides leadership and management of the curriculum and faculty of the college’s Professional Studies online RN to BSN nursing program.  Reports to the Academic Dean for Professional Studies. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Lead the RN to BSN nursing program, assuring continued approval by the Higher Learning Commission and CCNE
  • Recruit, develop, and retain qualified affiliate faculty
  • With support from enrollment management and marketing staff, prepare and implement policies to ensure successful recruitment, progression, and graduation of nursing learners
  • Advise nursing program learners
  • Direct the implementation of the comprehensive evaluation and assessment program for the nursing program, including its faculty and curriculum, in consultation with appropriate Professional Studies staff; review and revise as necessary
  • Provide leadership in the planning, implementation, development, and growth of additional nursing programs
  • Oversee curriculum updates and revisions to ensure quality and relevance
  • Represent Professional Studies and the nursing program in the community and serve as liaison to community health care facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, professional organizations, other resources, and to other nursing education programs
  • Resolve problems with affiliates and learners while keeping additional staff apprised as appropriate
  • Seek opportunities for outside funding sources

Collaboration

  • Ensure college policies are being observed and effectively implemented by having a thorough knowledge of all academic and operational policies
  • Work closely with all Professional Studies staff and main campus personnel in order to ensure an effective program that attains all key goals
  • Collaborate with Academic Success Coaches (academic advisors) on opportunities to improve the educational experience, including ongoing training of ASCs
  • Collaborate with enrollment management and marketing staff to strategize and implement a nursing program recruitment plan
  • Represent the college and the program to the general public, campus offices, faculty members, learners and other staff members
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Committee Assignments

  • Serve on the Professional Studies Curriculum Council, the Professional Studies Academic Affairs Council, and other College and/or Professional Studies committees as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications Needed

  • Hold or promptly obtain licensure as a Registered Nurse in Kansas
  • Hold an earned Master’s Degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferred.
  • Demonstrated teaching and administrative experience in a school of nursing appropriate for a combined total of at least three (3) years
  • Demonstrated clinical expertise in one or more specialty areas of nursing
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in a transformational and transparent leadership role within a nursing program
  • Adult learner, accelerated, and/or online program experience a plus
  • CCNE accreditation experience preferred
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning consistent with the program Mission, Vision, Values and Program Outcomes
  • Excellent computer skills including use of software within the Microsoft Office Suite
  • A willingness to be trained and appropriately use the college’s academic computing system, the online course delivery system (Blackboard).
  • Ability to multitask and employ organizational skills
  • Self-directed with a high degree of accountability
  • Ability to communicate and work well with a variety of people and in some high stress situations
  • Service and quality focused
  • Ability to work evening and possibly weekend hours as required

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, c.v., and complete information for three 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.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.  Southwestern is an AA/EOE employer.


Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring.

The Department of Communication and Computer Science is seeking a broad-based, dynamic individual, committed to high quality teaching for a 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 Desktop Publishing, Digital Sound, Digital Video & Motion Graphics, Interactive Storytelling, Multimedia Authoring, Video Production, Visual Story Telling, Computer Game Concepts, and Computer Game Planning and Production,. Qualifications include a master’s degree in broadcast journalism, digital media, graphic design or other related area.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by June 27. To apply, please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in working at Southwestern College, be sure to address why you are 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.


Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor for Education

Southwestern College is inviting applications for a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor to coordinate clinical experiences with partner school districts, co-advise students, and teach the equivalent of three courses both in the Fall of 2016 and Spring of 2017 in online and on-ground formats. Applicants must have significant experiences in K12 teaching and/or administration and willing to teach a variety of courses in the education majors.  Qualifications include an advanced degree in education (doctorate is preferred); knowledge of a variety of Kansas school systems is preferred.  A search for a full-time tenure track, assistant professor will begin in the Fall 2016. The visiting professor may be eligible to apply for this position.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three (3) references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 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.


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.


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.


Filled/Closed Faculty Positions

  • Math Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education

 

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

IT Tech

Department: Information Services
Reports To: Laptop Program & Support Services Manager
FLSA Status: Full-Time Employee

Major Functions

Provide IT support for all stakeholders in Southwestern College.

Essential Functions

  • Acts as primary point of contact with Helpdesk customers via phone, online, Helpdesk counter, or user’s worksite.
  • Responsible for providing first line technical support to Students, Faculty, and Staff for all computing and telecommunication related services.
  • Provide second level support within specialization.
  • Works with second and third level support to ensure that more detailed problems are resolved.
  • Tasks may include:
    • Intake and updating of service requests
    • Diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures
    • Hardware repair and replacement
    • Software installation
    • Virus detection and removal
    • Cleaning and imaging of desktops and laptops
    • Oversee warranty parts processing
    • Inventory maintenance
  • Assist in Laptop Program Distribution and Buy-Out processes.
  • Assist Laptop Program & Support Service Manager in administrative tasks as assigned.
  • IT Projects as assigned.
  • Perform other work as assigned by supervisor.

Job Specification

  • Requires the ability to achieve and maintain A+ certification, other industry certifications useful and applicable manufacturer certification(s).
  • 1-2 years relevant technical experience.
  • Must maintain good rapport with faculty, staff and students.
  • Exceptional communication skills. Require minimal supervision.
  • Ability to stay organized with frequent interruption of work flow.

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


First Year Advisor

The First Year Advisor reports directly to the Vice President for Retention and Student Success. This position is primarily responsible for the assisting in the successful transition and matriculation of new student learners.  In addition, the position will be responsible for advising and advocacy for all undeclared majors in their first and second year of study at the college.  This is a 12-month salaried position.

Responsibilities

  • Respond quickly and effectively to the needs of new students
  • Build and develop relationships with new students and assisting students in their first year of college process
  • Work in tandem with faculty, staff, activity directors, current students, parents to aid in the transition of students
  • Develop knowledge and profile of each student and help growth opportunities and areas of concern
  • Work cooperatively across campus helping students navigate the college including: Academic Support, Financial Aid, Student Life, Housing and other co-curricular activities
  • Assistant the Vice President with tracking retention efforts, access processes, and measure results
  • Work alongside the Assistant Director of Student Success to help other students that require academic support and advocacy
  • Serve as representative of Student Success in other functions identified by the office
  • Plan and present at on-campus activities such as general information sessions on student success, retention, and being an undeclared major
  • Work with Admissions and other areas of the college regarding undeclared majors
  • Meet with prospective students and parents who have not declared a major
  • Coordinate meetings between students and faculty, athletic coaches, and other current students

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Master’s preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to respond to challenges and opportunities for new students
  • 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 and participate in variety of student activities and events
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

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


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.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • Admissions Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Vice President for Marketing and Communication
  • Controller
  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Executive Assistant to the President
  • Faculty Assistant, Performing Arts Division
  • Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
  • Assistant Softball Coach
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Residence Hall Director
  • Financial Aid Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Admissions Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Director of Athletics
  • Director of Admissions & Student Success (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Accounts Payable Coordinator
  • Advancement Officer
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Director of Education Operations
  • Financial Aid Administrative Assistant
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