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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Starting Date:  August of 2017

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 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in undergraduate and MBA-level business courses
  • Courses may include:  Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Sales, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategy, International Business, Business Strategy Capstone, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, and Global Strategies
  • 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 field by participating in scholarly and/or creative activities and professional development to maintain professional certifications

Qualifications

  • PhD in marketing or management preferred.  Qualified business-related Master’s degrees considered.  Practical business experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence
  • A minimum of three years of professional teaching experience
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Rank/Salary

  • This position offers a competitive salary.  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

Review of completed applications will begin immediately.  Position is open until filled.  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.  Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

The Division of Communication, Computer Science and English at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science starting in the 2017-18 academic year. The computer science program at Southwestern College is in transition, which provides a significant opportunity for the successful candidate. Applicants who have a vision for the future of undergraduate computer science education are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1885, Southwestern College is ranked as a Top Tier regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. The college is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate is to develop and cultivate a vision for a successful computer science program that fits within a liberal arts perspective and serves the larger academic vision and mission of the college. We are looking to hire candidates with teaching and/or research experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • algorithms
  • software engineering
  • computer architecture
  • computational theory
  • databases
  • operating systems and programming languages
  • digital arts and design
  • computer game theory and game development
  • computer animation

Additional responsibilities

  • teach courses at the undergraduate level
  • advise computer science academic clubs and organizations
  • coordinate eSports team
  • work collaboratively within the division and across the campus to create innovative academic opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (or ABD with confirmed date of completion)
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • active pursuit of scholarly research and professional development opportunities
  • ability to incorporate relevant experiences into instruction
  • possess strong verbal and written communication skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Feb. 1. To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for teaching at Southwestern College, including interest in specific courses mentioned in the responsibilities along with:

  1. Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  2. Three letters of reference
  3. 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
Phone: 620-229-6136
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

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 EEO/AA employer.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry to begin August of 2017. Applicants with a completed Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates should be able to contribute to the organic and biochemistry courses, but all areas of expertise will be considered. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and general education is required and participation in undergraduate research is welcomed. Southwestern has a modern science facility with modern instrumentation and excellent classrooms and labs.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and continue until a candidate is selected. Send a current vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three reference letters, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, Southwestern College, 100 College St., 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.


College Writing Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking applications for qualified adjunct instructors to teach College Writing. Required qualifications: a master’s degree in English and teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level with a proven track record.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in, and their qualifications for the position 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.


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 working professionals to serve as Affiliate Faculty, providing instruction for both undergraduate and graduate level courses.  The College’s Affiliate Faculty are experienced professionals who are able to integrate content knowledge and practical experience for the benefit of our adult learners. Southwestern College Professional Studies offers courses in an accelerated format primarily in an online modality. 

For further information regarding the disciplines and subject areas for which applications are being accepted, please review Becoming a Southwestern College – Professional Studies Affiliate Faculty Member.


Filled/Closed Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media
  • 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

 

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)

Reports to:  Executive Vice President
FLSA Status:  Exempt

Major Function:
The Vice President for Enrollment Management- Professional Studies leads the work of the college to recruit and enroll well-qualified undergraduate and graduate students for the college’s professional studies academic programs.  The Vice President for Enrollment Management provides leadership in key collaborative relationships with financial aid, registrar, the academic dean, and faculty.  This includes implementation of, in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders, tuition rates, organizational and educational partnerships, budget development and administration, marketing, recruiting and retention processes.  

Essential Functions:

Operational

  • Provide counsel to the President and Executive Vice President concerning the evolving educational needs of adult learners.
  • Effectively supervises the admission and coaching staffs
  • Manages the Professional Studies Admission Office budget and advocates for resources to support recruitment efforts.

Planning and Execution

  • Develops and implements annual and long-range learner recruitment plans, including marketing, branding, communication, and application and yield strategies.
  • Develops and implements a plan to recruit for retention, developing and helping to promulgate and enforce standards concerning admission, conditional admission, etc. 
  • Develops, reviews, and annually implements a territory management program for deployment of admission office staff.
  • Develops, implements, and annually reviews professional studies admission policies and procedures to ensure timely and efficient processing of admission applications, effective communication and enforcement of admission standards, proper protection of confidentiality, and compliance with records management standard.

Environmental Scanning

  • Brings to the attention of the president and others opportunities for enrollment growth through changed policies, development/discontinuation of academic programs, etc.
  • Regularly benchmarks and reports on marketing and recruitment practices at other colleges and universities  

Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required
  • Experience in strategic planning and market-needs analysis related to higher education
  • Experience in leading a dynamic recruitment and retention program with strong emphasis on enrollment growth
  • Strong management and collaborative skills with an ability to work well with a variety of people sometimes in stressful situations
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams in solving complex problems, setting priorities, and implementing programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial aid, marketing and college admission strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and lead the work of multiple departments in the support of institutional goals
  • Experience or background working effectively with campus support offices
  • Strong knowledge of information systems and web-based recruitment strategies
  • Excellent computer skills including the use of software within the Microsoft office suite.  Willingness to be trained on the college’s administrative computing system (SCT PowerCampus)
  • This position requires a great deal of multitasking and strong organizational skills
  • Must be a self-starter with a high degree of accountability
  • Ability to travel, work evenings and possible weekend hours as required
  • Interpersonal and professional skills necessary to develop and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of on-campus and off-campus groups, organizations and individuals  

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

 

  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Head Baseball Coach
  • Director of Nursing Program (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Blackboard/Network Support Analyst
  • Director of Camps, Conferences, and Events
  • IT Tech
  • First Year Advisor
  • Admission Counselor (Main Campus)
  • 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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