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Employment At SC

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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 Student Media and Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism

The Division of Communication, Computer Science and English at Southwestern College seeks a versatile colleague for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor with teaching and scholarly or creative interests in journalism and/or digital storytelling. The appointment begins August 2021.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate is to develop and cultivate a vision for a successful convergent journalism program that fits within a liberal arts perspective as well as the interdisciplinary nature of the division, and serves the larger academic vision and mission of the college. The communication department is committed to preparing our students for careers in communication by creating an educational environment that values diverse people and their ideas. Our new colleague will be expected to teach undergraduate courses for both journalism and communication majors to prepare them to communicate with a variety of audiences. Likely courses will include:

  • media writing
  • editing and design
  • digital/visual storytelling, including photography
  • media law and ethics
  • oral communication
  • other courses within the candidate’s area of expertise

Additional responsibilities:

  • advise the online news site and the campus radio and television station
  • consult with the division chair on the operation the equipment room
  • work collaboratively within the division and across the campus to create innovative academic opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in mass communication, English, or digital media preferred
  • Significant professional experience a plus
  • Master’s degree in communication or journalism required
  • additional experience in creative writing is an advantage
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • active pursuit of scholarly research and professional development opportunities
  • ability to incorporate relevant experiences into instruction
  • strong verbal and written communication skills 

To fulfill our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of identity. We seek candidates who can effectively mentor underrepresented minority students

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For most favorable consideration, applications should be submitted by March 31, 2021.  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 the 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.


Assistant/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 August 2021. 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, particularly in the context of the liberal arts perspective, are encouraged to apply.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate is to develop and cultivate a vision for a successful computer science program that fits within the interdisciplinary nature of the division, and serves the larger academic vision and mission of the college. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduates in some 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

Additional responsibilities 

  • advise computer science majors
  • coordinate eSports team and related academic clubs
  • 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) preferred
  • Master’s degree in computer science required
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • active pursuit of scholarly research and professional development opportunities
  • ability to incorporate relevant experiences into instruction
  • strong verbal and written communication skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For most favorable consideration, applications should be submitted by March 31, 2021. 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.


Math Affiliate Faculty for Fall 2021 Semester

Southwestern College is seeking an educator or aspiring educator with knowledge of the teaching of multivariable calculus at the collegiate level. 

Topic coverage includes:  parametric equations, vectors and vector-valued functions, derivatives of multivariable functions, iterated integrals, and line integrals and vector fields.  Experience with online homework systems is preferable.   

Southwestern College is seeking an educator or aspiring educator with knowledge and qualifications in the teaching of a proof/theory-based class in Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry.  An active learning approach to the course is preferred. The topic coverage for this course includes: axiomatic geometry, geometric constructions using straightedge and compass, triangle congruences, similarity, circle theorems, transformational geometry, hyperbolic geometry and spherical geometry.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until candidates are selected. To apply, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable; official copies required upon hire), 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

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Art (Three-Dimensional) Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty for Fall 2021 Semester

Southwestern College is seeking a Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty member for Art. The successful candidate will teach courses in Three-Dimensional Art including Ceramics 1, Ceramics 2, Stained Glass 1, and Stained Glass 2.  

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with tested professional experience.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at college or secondary level.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Application Information
Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. To apply, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable; official copies required upon hire), 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

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Art (Two-Dimensional) Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty for Fall 2021 Semester

Southwestern College is seeking a Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty member for Art. The successful candidate will teach courses in Two-Dimensional Art including Basic Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Painting Studio 1, and Painting Studio 2.  

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with tested professional experience.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at college or secondary level.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Application Information
Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. To apply, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable; official copies required upon hire), 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

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Technical Theatre Instructor Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty for Fall 2021 Semester

Southwestern College is seeking a Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty member to teach courses in Technical Theatre. The successful candidate will teach courses such as Design for the Stage, Stagecraft, Lighting Design, and other courses as assigned.    

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree with tested professional experience.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at college or secondary level.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Application Information
Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. To apply, please provide a Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable; official copies required upon hire), 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

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. 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

  • Assistant Professor of Marketing and Management
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • English Department Adjunct
  • Math Instructor
  • Director of Enactus/Instructor of Business

Administrator and Staff Positions

Academic Success Coach – Professional Studies (Wichita) 

Reports To:  Associate Vice President for Professional Studies

Position Overview
The Academic Success Coach (ASC) is on the front lines of learner engagement, success and persistence.  The ASC 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.  The ASC is responsible for helping move learners 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 Information Systems, Programming, Salesforce, CRM or Secondary Education Licensure

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 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 Director of Residence Life

Position Description
The Assistant Director of Residence Life position at Southwestern College carries responsibility for assisting in the administration of a comprehensive Residence Life program for approximately 400 students in 5 residence halls and 2 residential apartment complexes.  This is a twelve-month, live-on position that reports to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life.  This position requires working some nights and weekends.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Supervise 5 resident directors and 1 apartment managers.
  • Assist in recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of residence hall staff.
  • Develop residential programming curriculum and lead residential programming initiatives.
  • Organize hall staff duty calendar, serving as the primary contact for the on-call staff member and assisting with crisis response.
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer and Title IX investigator.  
  • Lead hall directors and apartment managers in monthly health and safety inspections.  
  • Assist with new student orientation programs.
  • Lead assessment of departmental programs.
  • Supervise the Warren Apartments (housing approximately 75 upperclassmen students).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Administration, or related field.
  • Experience working in residence life.
  • Leadership and effective teamwork.
  • Interpersonal skills relating to people in general, particularly young adults.
  • Knowledge about the development of college-aged students.

Compensation

Salary $35,600.  Furnished 2 bedroom apartment, cable, internet, utilities, and access to the complimentary laundry facilities.

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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Male Residence Hall Director

Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas invites applications for a Residence Hall Director position.  This full time, live-in position carries responsibility for administering a comprehensive Residence Life program in a hall of approximately 100-140 male residents, primarily first-year students and supports a residential community of approximately 450 residents.  This position requires working some nights and weekends.

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Residence Life.  The primary responsibilities are:

Student Development

  • Promote an atmosphere conducive to the academic pursuits and personal development of students.
  • Supervise Resident Assistants in coordinating hall programming that meets educational objectives.

Safety

  • Promote and enforce a safe environment within the residence hall.
  • Enforce Southwestern College policies and regulations, as well as advise, discipline, and counsel individual students, making referrals when necessary.
  • Act as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), reporting Clery Act crime allegations disclosed to them to designated officials.

Administrative Duties

  • Complete Resident Director monthly reports; compile Resident Assistant biweekly reports and daily duty logs.
  • Maintain occupancy reports, room inventory paperwork, and room keys.
  • Manage the hall’s programming budget.
  • Manage student conduct case files and coordinate conduct hearings for policy violations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Training and Meetings

  • Assist with fall and spring Resident Assistant Training.
  • Assist with and attend Builder Camp – Southwestern’s three day Freshman Orientation Program.
  • Conduct a weekly staff meeting with Resident Assistant staff, and regularly schedule one-on-one meetings with the Resident Assistants.
  • Attend/assist with monthly Resident Director/Apartment Manager staff meetings and monthly all-staff in-services.

Duty

  • Apartment Managers and Resident Directors share weekly on-call rotations, which occur about every two-three months for each staff member.  On-call responsibilities include responding to phone calls, emergency situations, and weekend rounds in the residence halls.
  • Coordinate Resident Assistant duty nights and weekends in the residence hall.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Leadership, supervision, and interpersonal skills relating to people in general, particularly young adults.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with prior residence life and residence life leadership experience, and to those applicants who possess a working knowledge of student development.

Compensation Package

$13.25/hr, 35 hours per week, 10 months per year (July – May), $1,400 meal plan, benefits, retirement plan, and a 2-3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment that includes kitchen (refrigerator and electric range) cable, internet, utilities, and access to the complimentary laundry facilities.

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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Administrative Assistant for SC Athletics

The SC Athletic Department seeks an experienced, highly-organized individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant.  The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the athletic director and provides support services for all of the athletic department staff.  This is a 12-month, full-time, hourly position.

Primary Duties
The general responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • General telephone responsibilities, answer questions, direct calls to athletic staff members and other SC departments
  • Mail pickup, delivery, and distribution
  • Prepare documents as directed by Athletic Director
  • Train on the Business Portal to process all athletic department purchase orders and check requests
  • Request purchase orders and bill payment for the department (approx 25 - 50 purchase orders weekly)
  • Maintain file copies of all check requests, invoices, and deposits
  • Track budget information by sport
  • Pull various information as requested to populate end-of-semester reports and evaluations
  • Prepare Letters of Intent (scholarship awards) and notify Admission and Financial Aid departments of students receiving a scholarship and in what amount
  • Prepare game contracts, send to opponents, and maintains file copies
  • Assist with travel arrangements 
  • Coordinate facility usage and rental with various groups (contracts and collect usage fees)
  • Coordinate and order supplies needed for golf tournaments, department functions, reunions, and assists with Homecoming
  • Assist with Athletic Hall of Fame, sending letters to members, inductees, and family members
  • Responsible for tracking and depositing large sums of money for various events
  • Order nameplates and special awards; prepare award certificates for student-athletes
  • Track student-athlete awards and honors
  • Prepare lifetime passes and letters for graduating athletes
  • Keep filing and informational materials up-to-date
  • Coordinate all athletic department meetings
  • Purchase and order supplies for department
  • Assist with mass mailing to community, parents, and student-athletes
  • Assist coaches with banquets, parent's/foster parent's night and senior night; order flowers and supplies as needed.
  • Responsible for care and feeding of Jinx. Duties include feeding, cleaning the litter box, purchasing supplies and food, and trips to the veterinarian's office
  • Additional duties as requested by the Athletic Director

View the Complete Job Description (PDF)

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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Head Volleyball Coach

The Head Volleyball Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching the SC volleyball program. Recruiting student-athletes, coordinating practices and activity travel, and promoting events and activities.  Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Volleyball 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 volleyball program in the KCAC and NAIA.  This is a 10-month (August-May), full-time position.

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

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

General Expectations
The head coach is expected to be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and will require the same of staff members and student-athletes.  Employees are expected to accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective, and competent manner and to strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Southwestern College, KCAC, and the NAIA is a priority.

Qualifications and Special Skills

  • Previous competitive volleyball 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 volleyball.  
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive college vehicles required
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate volleyball program
  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of computers and software applications, specifically Microsoft Office
  • Skill preparing, monitoring, and maintaining budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional, helpful manner
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems and to maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive information
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate action to resolve problems using independent judgment and decision making processes
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students, and the public 

Work Environment
Work is primarily performed on an indoor volleyball court, classroom, or office setting under general supervision and with appropriate climate controls. Travel is required. Working early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.

To apply, submit a 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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Head Women’s Soccer Coach

The Head Women’s Soccer Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching the women’s soccer program. Recruiting student-athletes, coordinating practices and activity travel, and promoting events and activities.  Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head women’s soccer 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 soccer program in the KCAC and NAIA. This is a 10-month (August-May), full-time position.

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

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

General Expectations
The head coach is expected to be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and will require the same of staff members and student-athletes.  Employees are expected to accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective, and competent manner and to strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Southwestern College, KCAC, and the NAIA is a priority.

Qualifications and Special Skills

  • Previous competitive soccer coaching and recruiting experience are required.  Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree and head coaching experience or at least 5 years of coaching experience in soccer.
  • Understanding of a soccer academy-style infrastructure and experience is preferred.
  • Experience recruiting and managing international student-athletes.
  • Experience translating international student transcripts for eligibility as well as help advising in the process of acquiring a student visa.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive college vehicles required
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow college policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate soccer program
  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of computers and software applications, specifically Microsoft Office
  • Skill preparing, monitoring, and maintaining budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional, helpful manner
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population and to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems and to maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive information
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify solutions, and take appropriate action to resolve problems using independent judgment and decision making processes
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students, and the public 

Work Environment
Work is primarily performed on a soccer field, classroom or office setting under general supervision and with appropriate climate controls. Travel is required. Working early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.

To apply, submit a 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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach

This position reports directly to the Head Volleyball Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating of all aspects and facets of a successful volleyball program. Duties include: recruitment of skilled and academically qualified student-athletes and monitoring student’s academic progress and eligibility. Assist in planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practice sessions along with program development, implementation and creating an effective off and in-season weight training program. Serve as leader, mentor, and role model to student-athletes. Assist head coach in the preparation of team schedule, fundraising initiatives, team travel including driving players to and from competition, and other administrative processes/procedures as assigned by the Head Coach.  Ensure compliance with all necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.

Experience
Minimum of two (2) years coaching experience and/or playing experience in intercollegiate volleyball. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must be highly motivated, an energetic self-starter, have sound judgment, and decision-making ability along with attention to detail.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach

Southwestern College, located in Winfield, KS has an opening for a Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach (Position Coach). Southwestern College is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) institution that competes in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC)

The duties of the Graduate Assistant Men's Baseball Coach will be to assist the Head Baseball Coach in all areas of operations for the Builder Baseball program. 

Essential Duties & Requirements

  • Assist in player skill development and training.
  • Selected individual must have an understanding of the game of baseball through either previous playing experience at the college/pro level, or prior coaching experience.
  • Selected individual must be able to effectively communicate knowledge of the game.
  • Selected individual must be able to follow directions (either verbal, written, or implied).
  • Selected individual must support the Mission Statement of Southwestern College.
  • Selected individual will be expected to cultivate and maintain relationships in assigned recruiting territory as assigned by the Head Baseball Coach.
  • Selected individual will be adaptable and expected to thrive working with members of a diverse roster, and on a diverse campus.
  • Selected individual will be compliant with Southwestern College Code of Conduct/Ethics.
  • Selected individual will comply with NAIA and KCAC rules and regulations. 

Compensation

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Housing
  • Meal Plan
  • Stipend

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until a candidate has been selected. 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.


Graduate Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at Southwestern College is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Position Description
It is the responsibility of the Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate training programs for assigned sport teams. The Graduate Assistant will communicate with assigned sport coaches and athletic training staff for training updates and injury analysis. Collaborate with Strength and Conditioning Staff members on program design and evaluation during weekly staff meetings. Attend professional development conferences and clinics with staff. Oversee Strength and Conditioning Program Internship coaches in the completion of curriculum and coaching competencies.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and admission into the Southwestern College graduate program
  • CSCS, SCCC, or USAW required
  • Organizational and computer skills (Microsoft office)
  • Experience designing and implementing training programs for a variety of athletes is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Occasional weekend and evening hours required

Compensation 

  • Stipend: $5,000/year
  • Tuition: Full-tuition waiver 

Start date will be August 2021 

For full consideration, please send (1) PDF document that contains: resume, cover letter, and contact for 3 professional references to:

Corey Gray, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach: builderstrength@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.


Graduate Assistant Softball Coach

Southwestern College is currently seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant Softball Coach. Preferred applicants will have college playing experience and pitching experience.  This position is a 10-month contract that runs Aug. 1st – May 31st.  Good character & communication skills, self-motivated, and leadership skills are essential.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, and coaching stipend.

Southwestern College is an NAIA institution and member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC).  SC is a private, United Methodist-affiliated comprehensive college with an enrollment of about 1,700 students. 

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Amber Good, Head Softball Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: amber.good@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.


Athletic Training Graduate Assistant

Southwestern College is currently seeking applicants for a graduate assistant athletic trainer.  This position is on a 10-month contract that runs Aug. 1st – May 31st.  Southwestern College, an NAIA institution and member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), is a private comprehensive college with an enrollment of about 1,700 students.  With a main campus in Winfield, Kansas, it also offers degree completion programs at off-campus sites as well as online.  It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and for more information about the college, please visit www.sckans.edu.

Reports To: Head Athletic Trainer

Supervises: Pre-AT Students

Job Summary

The graduate assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the licensed staff athletic trainers and provides support in the care of over 525 student-athletes at Southwestern College.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Injury prevention and care, injury assessment and evaluation, referrals, treatment and rehabilitation, counseling and education
  • Supervision and education of the Pre-AT students
  • Daily athletic training facility operations
  • Working with doctors and other allied healthcare professionals to deliver care to our student-athletes
  • Recordkeeping, documentation, and administrative duties as assigned
  • Communication of our policies to student-athletes, coaches, and/or parents
  • Other duties as assigned by the licensed staff athletic trainers

Position includes

  • Full tuition waiver – approx. $22,000 value (http://www.sckans.edu/graduate/)
  • On-campus housing
  • Meal stipend ($200 per semester)
  • $5,500 stipend
  • Licensure and membership fees
  • Medical Services – to be determined

Required Qualifications

  • Acceptance into Southwestern College’s graduate program
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • BOC certification
  • Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification required
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Experience within an ATEP program preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of athletes, coaches, and the public in the higher educational setting

Application Procedure
Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and 2 letters of recommendation to:

Lock Schnelle, MS, LAT, ATC, GTS
Head Athletic Trainer
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
(620) 229-6070
Lock.Schnelle@sckans.edu

Screening will begin immediately and continue until a candidate has been selected.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EOE & AA employer.


Graduate Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

Duties for the position include assisting the head coach in all aspects of the program (training, recruiting, game analysis, etc.).  Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Goalkeeping experience encouraged but not required.  Good character & communication skills, self-motivated, and leadership skills are essential.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, and coaching stipend.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Joe Wood, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: joe.wood@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.


Athletic Training Intern

Southwestern College is currently seeking applicants for an athletic training intern.  This is an excellent opportunity that will allow the successful candidate to expand their academic knowledge by gaining hands-on experience while under the guidance of 3 full-time staff athletic trainers.  This position is approximately 10 months in length with a start date of July 26th.  Southwestern College, an NAIA institution and member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), is a private comprehensive college with an enrollment of about 1,700 students.  With the main campus in Winfield, Kansas, it also offers degree completion programs at off-campus sites as well as online.  It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and for more information about the college, please visit www.sckans.edu.              

Reports To: Head Athletic Trainer

Supervises: Pre-AT Students

Job Summary
The athletic training intern will work beside/under the supervision of the licensed staff athletic trainers in providing care to over 525 student-athletes at Southwestern College.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Injury prevention and care, injury assessment and evaluation, referrals, treatment and rehabilitation, counseling and education
  • Supervision and education of the Pre-AT students
  • Daily athletic training facility operations
  • Working with doctors and other allied healthcare professionals to deliver care to our student-athletes
  • Recordkeeping, documentation, and administrative duties as assigned
  • Communication of our policies to student-athletes, coaches, and/or parents
  • Other duties as assigned by the licensed staff athletic trainers

Position includes

  • Approximately 10 months in length (1-year contract with possible 2nd year - There will be time off during the month of December.)
  • Total compensation for the 10 months is approximately $14,000
  • Intern will be required to work some non-traditional hours and split shifts.  Sometimes this will be short notice as schedule changes are based on team practice schedules and staffing availability.
  • On-campus housing included in package
  • Employer will pay NATA/Kansas licensure dues
  • Non-benefits position
  • Sport Coverage – to be determined.  Interns will be assigned primary sport coverage of 1 sports team per semester, while also assisting with other teams.

Required Qualifications

  • AT Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree preferred
  • BOC certification (must have passed within 6 months of start date)
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) certification required
  • Experience within an ATEP program preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of athletes, coaches, and the public in the higher educational setting

Application Procedure

Please submit:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three (3) References – along with their current place of employment, contact info (email/phone #), and a brief description of your professional relationship with each person

Lock Schnelle, MS, LAT, ATC, GTS
Head Athletic Trainer
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
(620) 229-6070
Lock.Schnelle@sckans.edu

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EOE & AA employer.


Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Basic Function
To ensure the safety and security of all persons and property on the Southwestern College campus.

Perform the duties and responsibilities of this role at all times in a fashion that supports the College’s commitment to creating an inclusive college of academic excellence where a variety of people and perspectives are welcome, and to providing an environment where people from all races, ethnicities, national origins, genders, sexual orientations and backgrounds may succeed.

Shifts will vary. Successful candidate will be available for all shifts, including many nights and weekends. Hourly rate $10.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understands and follows all campus security, safety and emergency procedures.
  • Maintains familiarity and positive working relationships with all members of the campus community.
  • Works closely with Student Affairs (Dean of Students, Assistant/Associate Dean, Hall Directors, Resident Assistants) to respond to student incidents and emergencies.
  • Notifies Director of Safety & Security and Student Affairs administrators on emergency situations as needed.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with all emergency services to include police, fire and EMS.
  • On-scene liaison between the city/county emergency services.
  • Reviews, understands, and passes on any information pertinent to departmental daily operations via the General Information Shift Log.
  • Responds to all calls for service and emergencies (medical & fire), provides escorts, and responsible for the locking and unlocking of buildings in a timely manner. 
  • Provides regular foot patrols of the interior and exterior of campus buildings and monitors the campus grounds and roadways. Makes mobile patrols of the campus (ie: golf cart, security vehicle) as needed.
  • Responsible for the completion of all incident reports and/or any written information pertaining to events that occur during shift.
  • Monitors all parking areas and enforces traffic and parking regulations as needed.
  • Enforces Southwestern College rules and regulations.
  • Reports security, safety, health and fire hazard issues to the appropriate personnel.
  • Participates in Safety and Security/Student Affairs training on procedure, protocol and response to incidents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director of  Safety and Security.

Minimum Qualifications
Position requires a high school diploma or GED. A valid driver’s license with a good driving record, and being able to pass a background check. Position requires excellent interpersonal, customer service and written and oral communication skills. Must be available to work a flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference given to those with a college degree in a related field. Experience in college or university campus security preferred.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who also demonstrate success in recruiting, retaining, mentoring and / or actively engaging with under-represented and underserved populations both in the workplace and in the broader community.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically fit as work requires walking, climbing stairs and working in varying weather conditions, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted

Application Information
Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please send 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

Southwestern is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA)
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Academic Success Coach – Professional Studies (Wichita)
  • Director of Career Services
  • Faculty Assistant
  • Men’s Soccer Graduate Assistant
  • Head Cheerleading and Competitive Dance Coach
  • Admission Counselor
  • Sports Information Graduate Assistant
  • Men’s and Women’s Golf Graduate Assistant
  • Institute for Discipleship Office Administrator

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in education, including sexual harassment.  Southwestern College acknowledges its obligation under Title IX and is committed to complying with all Title IX requirements.  The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the college’s compliance with Title IX, including the school’s grievance procedures for resolving Title IX associated complaints:

Title IX Coordinator
Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
620-229-6136
lonnie.boyd@sckans.edu

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