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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor and Education Division Chair

Southwestern College is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Professor and Education Division Chair

Southwestern College invites applications for an Assistant Professor and Division Chair for the Education Division. Southwestern offers a collegial environment, a robust undergraduate curriculum in a student-centered environment, a diverse student population, and offers several Education graduate degree programs.

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 wireless technology.  The college’s excellent programs in service learning, the performing arts, and athletics, create a vibrant and participatory campus life. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • serving on the division chair council
  • coordinating recruitment activities for the division
  • coordinating class schedule development
  • developing budget proposals and monitoring budget expenditures
  • managing communication within the division
  • managing workload assignments in consultation with the VPAA
  • overseeing assessment programs
  • working with the VPAA to manage search processes for new faculty
  • participating actively in faculty evaluation and development
  • providing leadership in curriculum development
  • Serving on faculty committees and involvement in faculty governance

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Education
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Education administration
  • Experience in K-12 teaching and Administration is a plus

Rank/Salary

  • Assistant Professor or above.
  • This position offers a competitive salary commiserate with qualifications and experience.
  • 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
  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

Start date is July 1, 2018.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement regarding examples of how the candidate’s teaching philosophy fits the description above and in a rural teaching context, along with cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current 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.


Private Instructor of Cello

Division: Performing Arts
Reports to: Kilmer Chair of Strings Education

Position Description
Provide weekly private instruction on cello to Music majors, minors and non-majors. Applicant should have experience teaching intermediate and advanced cellists and be familiar with level appropriate repertoire and teaching strategies. Must hold a Master’s degree or have comparable experience. Additional income possibilities potentially available through the South Kansas Symphony, Southwestern College Youth Symphony, Community Music School, and Cole Family Summer Music Festival.

Applicant may also apply for the Youth Symphony position (listed under Administrative & Staff Positions below)

Start date: August 21, 2017

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume or vita 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 Instructor of Theatre

Southwestern College is seeking a one-year half time position for Visiting Instructor of Theatre.  Duties may include:  teaching theatre and musical theatre courses, directing productions, and designing for productions.   

Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in theatre and/or musical theatre is required; an MFA degree is preferred.  Candidates must have evidence of directing theatre and/or musical theatre productions.  Also, successful high school/college teaching experience preferred.  

The Department of Music is fully accredited by NASM and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre degree has received plan approval.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement regarding examples of how the candidate’s teaching philosophy fits the description above and in a rural teaching context, along with cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current 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.


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

  • Visiting Instructor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media
  • Mathematics Instructor
  • English Instructor
  • College Writing Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

Assistant Track & Field Coach

Southwestern College (member of the KCAC and NAIA), located in Winfield, KS seeks a full time assistant coach for our highly-successful Track & Field program. This position will assist the head coach with various aspects of program administration and work specifically with the Field Events (throws, jumps and vault) and Multi’s.  The assistant coach will be responsible for all facets of the development, training and recruitment of Field Event and Multi-Event athletes for both the men’s and women’s programs.  A strong, well-rounded knowledge of all Field 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. 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.


Financial Aid Counselor – Professional Studies, Wichita

Major Functions
The Wichita based financial aid counselor is one of two positions primarily in charge of customer service for Southwestern College’s adult and online learner population.   Working as part of the Financial Aid Team, this position is responsible for ensuring seamless, consistent service from the point of inquiry through enrollment and retention of both professional studies and main campus students.  This includes planning, directing, implementing and monitoring the timely processing of Financial Aid in accordance with the federal and/or state regulations and institutional policy.  Each counselor on the financial aid team has a primary area of responsibility and expertise in addition to their basic responsibilities.

Essential Functions

Customer Service

  • Counsel students and parents on financial aid opportunities.
  • Be sensitive to and manage security and confidentiality issues and situations.
  • Conduct outreach seminars/information sessions for students and families regarding the financial aid process, programs, and financial literacy especially as it relates to debt management.

*Financial Aid Area of Expertise – Eligibility

  • Update and monitor the computer processes surrounding the request of documents required by federal regulations from students and/or parents.
  • Review and evaluate documents and Federal Student Aid Report information for consistency.
  • Performance of verification procedures on submitted FAFSA data.
  • Resolve and report variances, related to verification, student corrections and processing errors to Department of Education using required electronic methods.
  • Responsible for processing, disbursement and reconciliation of assigned financial aid program.
  • Evaluate and approve awarded files for completion prior to disbursement.

*Job responsibilities are subject to change based on team needs.

Job Specifications
Full-time, salary position.  Bachelor degree required.  Emphasis in business or related field or demonstrated direct financial aid experience preferred.  Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills required for sensitive customer service duties.  Computer (esp. Microsoft Office applications) and organizational skills required with an emphasis on being able to prioritize and manage tasks for completion while at the same time effectively handling customer needs.  The qualified person must be able to resolve complex regulatory issues using subjective decision making skills.

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 Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach 

Southwestern College seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Golf 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 competitive golf programs 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 golf 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 golf. 

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

  • Registrar
  • HR Office Assistant
  • Academic Success Coach – Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Admissions Recruiter - Professional Studies (Ft. Riley, KS)
  • Youth Symphony Conductor
  • Assistant Director/Lead Teacher, SC Learning Center
  • Performance Facilities and Technical Director/Manager
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Administration
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Professional Studies/Online Learning
  • SC Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
  • Resident Director 
  • Graduate Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
  • Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Director, SC Learning Center
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Full-Time Cheer and Dance Coach
  • Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management, Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Head Baseball Coach

 

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