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Employment At SC

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

 

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

 

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 during the spring 2017 semester. 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

Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS

Reports To:  Director of Learner Support and Academic Success

Position Overview
As an Academic Success Coach you will be on the front lines of learner engagement, success and persistence.  You will interact with PS learners, both current and prospective, on a daily basis and will be the catalyst that moves them towards greater academic and personal success.  You will be responsible for helping them move through their academic program(s) in the most efficient and successful way possible, all while keeping their ultimate educational and life goals in mind.  Duties will include, but not be limited to:

Success Coaching

  • Engage in regularly scheduled, proactive outreach during each session to your entire list of active learners via the following methods in order of preference 1) Telephone or In Person, 2) Email, 3) Other commonly used and readily available mediums (IM, Collaborate, Blackboard Shells, Discussion Boards, etc…) according to Academic Success Coaches best practices manual.
  • Facilitate delivery of success tools and resources for learners using the above outreach criteria.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Academic Success Coaching team, Professional Studies personnel and campus personnel as needed.
  • Engage in personal and professional development pertaining to learner success, persistence and graduation.
  • Track and report on personal outreach activity and persistence results each session.
  • Exceed learner expectations and positively impact on learner survey results (e.g., end of course evaluations, alumni survey, National Survey of Student Engagement).

Academic Advising

  • Assist learners with major selection, scheduling, transfer credit, course selection and degree planning.
  • Counsel learners as to all academic and operational policies and procedures and adhere to FERPA guidelines.
  • Perform operational duties as necessary including data entry, learner file management, special learner requests, and application for graduation following institutional procedures and policies.
  • Assist with the enrollment management activities each session realizing all Professional Studies enrollment goals.
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of learner records and files as well as the institutional database.
  • Actively review learner records as needed to monitor progress, identify problems, and evaluate degree checks to assist learners in obtaining educational goals with special attention to learner enrollment, success, satisfaction and persistence.
  • Serve as a learner advocate while maintaining institutional policy.
  • Maintain communication with assigned advisees to mitigate stop-out situations and retain learners to assist them in obtaining educational goals.
  • Engage advising best practices and continuous improvement strategies.
  • Actively solicit referrals from current learners and provide lead information to Admissions Counselors for follow-up.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members to provide a full range of learner services (e.g., direct learners to Financial Aid Assistant if applicable).
  • Provide insights/perspectives into the generation/acquisition of relevant e-mail lists and/or mailing lists for ongoing direct communication initiatives. 

Collaboration 

  • Ensure college policies are being enforced by having a thorough knowledge of all academic and operational policies.
  • Work closely with all Professional Studies staff and main campus support offices (e.g., Registrar, Financial Aid) in order to facilitate learner services and to ensure all center functions are being conducted and goals are being attained.
  • 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.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred

  • Background in early childhood, elementary education, or teacher licensure.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references.  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.


Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS

Reports to: Director of Admissions and Student Success

Position Description
Recruit and enroll undergraduate, graduate and special topics learners into Professional Studies programs by engaging in a highly interactive communication process to build relationships with businesses and community college personnel and to move newly recruited learners through a decision process to the point of enrollment.  This position reports to the Director of Admissions and Student Success. 

Responsibilities

  • Actively seek and recruit undergraduate, graduate, community college transfer students, and special topics learners into PS programs each session (8 sessions a year),
  • Utilize SCT Powercampus and processes to measure the effectiveness of recruitment initiatives relative to the generation and conversion of inquiries.
  • Provide industry/organization/institutions/education personnel/community colleges/school districts the necessary information about PS programs to recruit new learners for undergraduate, graduate, and special topic training opportunities.
  • Actively work to implement effective strategies to increase the college’s new student prospect strategies assisting with the development and deployment of marketing plans, strategies, and tactics (e.g., placement of literature at key locations, assisting with mailings).
  • In collaboration with the Manager of Organizational Partnerships, work on follow-up visits to companies, organizations, and school districts, participating in education fairs, transfer student advising days, and other recruitment events as directed by the Enrollment Manager
  • At the direction of the Enrollment Manager, organize and conduct environmental scanning and needs assessments to include collecting and analyzing “customer” and competitor profiles/demographic information.
  • Increase “visibility” of Southwestern College Professional Studies at meetings, conferences, fairs, expositions and/or professional organizations and generate leads for growth. Serve on committees as appropriate.
  • Work with community colleges to increase transfer students through advising days/education fairs/and other recruitment opportunities.
  • Monitor community college planning calendars including presentations, events and advertising opportunities.
  • Advise prospective learners with regards to entrance requirements and conduct an initial transcript analysis.
  • Actively seek ways to improve the recruitment process to help ensure the increase in identification and conversion of new learner populations and training opportunities.
  • Provide reports to the Enrollment Manager showing all recruitment activities, outcomes, and follow-up procedures used to increase inquiries, conversion of new prospects, and training opportunities.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information and records.

Collaboration  

  • Work to meet and/or exceed all new learner and enrollment goals.
  • Facilitate meetings or receptions for industries/organizations, learner groups or faculty members.
  • Ensure college policies are being enforced by having a thorough knowledge of all academic and operational policies.
  • Work closely with all Professional Studies staff members to ensure all center functions are being conducted and goals are being attained.
  • Serve on College and/or Professional Studies committees as appropriate.
  • Provide a professional, collegial atmosphere when representing Professional Studies or Southwestern College to the general public, campus offices, faculty members, learners and other staff members.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications Needed

  • Excellent computer skills are required including use of software within the Microsoft Office Suite and a willingness to be trained on the college’s SCT software packages is required.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people, possess a high degree of personal accountability, and able to work in some high stress situations is a must.
  • Must have sales experience
  • This position requires a great deal of multitasking, strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-pace environment.
  • Ability to develop and use systematic communication techniques and follow-up communications for data reporting (e.g., following up on telephone calls, walk-ins, emails, and business connections).
  • Must be “customer” service and quality focused and be able to work well with faculty, administrators in PS and on the main campus, and students. Must be a self-starter ready to meet and/or exceed goals.
  • Some travel will be required for this position including evening, overnight, and weekend work.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.   

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.


Head Baseball Coach

Southwestern College seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Head Baseball Coach in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Baseball Coach will serve as a leader of a program that competes in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference as part of the NAIA.  The Head Coach will be responsible for organizing, directing and administering a competitive baseball program in the KCAC and NAIA.

The general responsibilities of the Head Coach include, but are not limited to:

  1. Overseeing academic success, recruitment, design and implementation of effective practice and game plans;
  2. Supervising off season programs, scouting reports and player development;
  3. Supervising equipment oversight, travel planning, budget management, and summer camps programming;
  4. Working with college representatives related to public relations/community involvement, community service initiatives and fundraising.

The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and will require the same of staff members and student-athletes.  Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all policies, rules and regulations of Southwestern College, KCAC and the NAIA is a priority.

Previous competitive baseball coaching and recruiting experience is required.  Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree and head coaching experience or at least 5 years of coaching experience in baseball. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter, resume 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.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • 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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