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

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Faculty Positions


Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Start Date: August 2023

The Division of Communication, Computer Science and English at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science starting August 2023. 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 successful candidate will 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 undergraduate courses in programming, operating systems, software engineering, machine learning,  database management systems, computer networks and security,

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach a customary load of 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in the undergraduate program.
  • Advise students majoring and minoring in Computer Science, including independent research and internship projects.
  • Participate in department and campus-wide committees.
  • Collaborate with faculty in the Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English to create innovative academic opportunities.
  • Develop a professional growth plan that serves the campus and community.
  • Maintain professional currency in your field by participating in field-relevant conferences, professional development events, and creative activities.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (or ABD with confirmed date of completion) preferred
  • Master’s degree in computer science required
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for position.
  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.

Priority deadline for full consideration is February 24, 2023 but applications will be considered until the position is 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.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
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 Professor of Digital Arts

Start Date: August 2023

Position Description
Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Digital Arts for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin in August 2023. Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring.

The digital arts program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the digital design and multimedia industry. Students learn to synthesize multimedia, hypertext, computer programming, information architecture, and client/server technologies using both Internet and non-network-based media.

The game development curriculum provides a background in simulation and game development with practical applications in creative arts, visual arts, audio and video technology, creative writing, modeling, design, programming, and management. Coursework includes hands-on training in design, 3D modeling, software engineering, database administration, and programming for the purpose of creating simulations and games.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent computer skills, demonstrate evidence of flexible work experiences and willingness to change; open-mindedness, fairness and the ability to see multiple perspectives; a willingness to take risks, and a willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.

The area of teaching specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who are comfortable teaching courses in a variety of areas, which might include 3-D modeling, animation, motion graphics, game design and production, visual storytelling, digital sound, website design and production, graphic arts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Teach a customary load of 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in the undergraduate program.
  • Advise students majoring and minoring in Digital Arts and Game Development, including independent research and internship projects.
  • Participate in department and campus-wide committees.
  • Collaborate with faculty in the Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English to create innovative academic opportunities.
  • Develop a professional growth plan that serves the campus and community.
  • Maintain professional currency in your field by participating in field-relevant conferences, professional development events, and creative activities.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or MFA in digital media, graphic design or other related area is preferred. Master’s degree is required.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching with at least one year of experience at the college or university level.
  • Professionalism and commitment to students.
  • Willingness to work with faculty, staff and administration.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for position.
  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.

Priority deadline for full consideration is February 24, 2023  but applications will be considered until the position is 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.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu


Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Starting Date: August of 2023

Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Mathematics to teach a variety of courses which may include Introductory Statistics, Single and Multivariable Calculus, and upper-level, proof-based courses including Abstract Algebra, Linear Algebra, Geometry, Mathematical Analysis and Complex Variables. The position also includes teaching general education courses. Co-curricular duties may include being the point of contact for the education division in all secondary and mid-level mathematics education program and working with other department members and the division chair to plan teaching schedules that ensure proper offerings that meet the intuition's mission and general education needs.  Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and area of expertise. While a strong record of scholarship is appreciated, this position is focused on teaching. Therefore, a strong record of successful teaching and interaction with students as a mentor is more important for this position than a candidate’s record of scholarship.

Qualifications
A Master’s degree in Mathematics is required. Preferred candidates will have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Mathematics or a related field. ABD will be considered. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated teaching effectiveness; teaching experience at the undergraduate or secondary level is required.

This is a full-time position with benefits that begins in Fall 2023.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including interest in specific courses
  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.

Priority deadline for full consideration is March 1, 2023, but applications will be considered until the position is 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.

Send all materials to:

HumanResources@sckans.edu

Address materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156

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.


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Starting Date: August of 2023

The Division of Social Sciences at Southwestern College is seeking an assistant professor for a tenure track opening in Criminal Justice. Teaching responsibilities include offering a robust curriculum in Criminal Justice for majors and minors, as well as teaching courses within the general education curriculum. Teaching assignments could include upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that support and complement current departmental offerings. Expectations also include advising, mentoring, and assisting with undergraduate research projects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Customary teaching load is 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in undergraduate courses.
  • Departmental duties include advising students majoring and minoring in Criminal Justice.
  • Other duties include participating in department and campus-wide committees, collaborating with faculty in the social science division, and service to the campus and community.
  • Maintain professional currency in field by participating in field-relevant conferences, professional development, and creative activities.

Qualifications

  • Terminal Degree (Ph. D. preferred) in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, or some closely related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is recommended.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. To apply, please submit

  1. A cover letter outlining your interest in working at Southwestern College, be sure to address why you a good fit for a small liberal arts college.
  2. A curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Instead of a typical teaching philosophy please write about a teaching experience(s) that defines who you are as a teacher. Please also include a description of a similar experience that you have had mentoring/advising students that again helps characterize who you are as a mentor/adviser.
  4. Complete contact information for three (3) professional references.
  5. Transcripts (copies are accepted). Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

Application materials should be sent to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College St., Winfield, KS 67156. Email submissions: HumanResources@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.

Southwestern College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


Assistant Professor of Human Biology

Starting Date:  August of 2023

Position Description

The Natural Sciences and Math Division at Southwestern seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology (Human Biology).

Job responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses that contribute to the core requirements for majors in the Natural Sciences, with specific emphasis on the Health Sciences degree and pre-nursing courses. These courses could include Anatomy & Physiology, introductory and capstone Health Science seminar classes, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, and Essentials of Biology. Additional teaching assignments could include upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that support and complement current departmental offerings. This position will also contribute to introductory courses for majors and courses within the general education curriculum.

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 1700 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 of 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 courses.  This position will have its main focus on the pre-nursing undergraduate program. 
  • Departmental duties include advising students majoring in Health Sciences and/or Biology to prepare for careers in healthcare.
  • Other duties include participating in department and campus-wide committees, collaborating with faculty on Natural Science and Math Division programs, and service to the campus and community.
  • Maintain professional currency in field by participating in field-relevant conferences, professional development, and creative activities.

Qualifications

  • Terminal Degree (Ph. D. preferred) in Biology, Human Biology, Health Sciences, or some closely related field.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate or secondary level is recommended.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

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

Priority deadline for full consideration is February 1, 2023, but applications will be considered until the position is 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.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Sport Management

Starting Date:  August of 2023

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 1700 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 of 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

  • Provide leadership for all aspects of the Sport Management major including robust experiential learning opportunities for students in collaboration with the Athletics Department.
  • Customary teaching load is 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in undergraduate and MBA-level business courses.  This position will have its main focus on the sport management undergraduate program and coordination of related co-curricular and student recruitment activities.
  • Courses may include:  Introduction to Sport Management, Sport Marketing, Sport Psychology, Public Relations, and Sport Management Capstone.  We will consider additional areas as part of the search, but these areas will be preferred.
  • 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 field-relevant conferences, professional development, and creative activities.     

Qualifications

  • MA or MS in sport management or marketing preferred.  Qualified business-related Master’s or JD degrees considered.  Practical business experience and digital marketing experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated teaching or training excellence.
  • Two years of teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

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. Statement of teaching philosophy
  4. Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.
  5. 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

Priority deadline for full consideration is March 1, 2023, but applications will be considered until the position is 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.


College Writing Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking a full-time instructor appointment for English, beginning in January 2023. This position will primarily involve teaching in the freshman writing program.  The customary load is 4–5 courses per semester.  The successful candidate will participate in faculty governance but will not carry an advising load. Other duties in service to the campus and the community may be required at the request of the division chair.

The English department at Southwestern College offers degrees for students interested in graduate study, employment in a variety of careers requiring strong critical thinking and communication skills, employment in the realm of creative writing, professional writing, and content creation, and employment as a secondary educator.  In addition, we provide robust support for our general education curriculum by managing the college’s freshman writing program and providing courses in the humanities and the arts.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or MFA is preferred in English, Composition & Rhetoric, or Creative Writing.  Master’s degree in English or related subject is required.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching with at least one year of experience at the college or university level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to students and student learning.
  • Willingness to work with faculty, staff and administration.

Completed applications must include the following:

  • Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for position.
  • Curriculum Vitae or résumé.
  • Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.

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


Filled/Closed Faculty Positions

  • Affiliate Instructor for Anatomy & Physiology 1
  • Visiting Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice
  • Accounting Professor
  • Assistant Professor of Biology
  • Art (Three-Dimensional) Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty for Spring 2022 Semester
  • Technical Theatre Instructor Part-Time/Affiliate Faculty for Spring 2022 Semester

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

Library Director

Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, seeks an innovative, flexible, service-oriented Library Director. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, the Director oversees operations and provides services to the whole institution, including faculty and students on the Main Campus, and faculty and students online at Professional Studies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees student workers and builds student team that provides service to library patrons (including in-person services and service to online students)
  • Provides support for the library’s web site and ERM – hosted through a third party
  • Oversees ILL and guides patrons through the process
  • Provides library acquisition services to departments
  • Provides reserves services to faculty and students
  • Leads library-wide projects such as inventory, displays, automation conversions, etc., as assigned
  • Maintains SharePoint site for all technical services activities to coordinate coverage of services and to assist student staff and other staff in stepping in to cover services when needed.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  An MLS degree is preferred. At least 2 years of related library work experience is preferred.
  • Ability to manage integrated library system, ILL software/hardware, FTP and Open Software Relationships
  • Ability to manage a web site and ERM software
  • Technology skills to learn and operate a variety of specialized library databases, software, hardware, and the library’s automation system.
  • Basic competency with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements including lifting materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide outstanding customer service and to work collaboratively with a variety of individuals.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

To apply, submit a letter of application, detailed resume and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College St., Winfield, KS, 67156 or email HumanResources@sckans.edu (submissions may be either electronic or on paper).  Applications accepted until position is filled; priority given to applications received by Monday, February 27, 2023.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Director of Theatre

Southwestern College seeks a vibrant individual to direct and expand the College’s theatre program.  Envisioned as curricular and co-curricular experience for students, theatre has been and remains an important way for students to express themselves, work together, tell important narratives about our society, and grow in skill and leadership.  The director will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including ensuring at least two successful large theatrical productions and two small ones each academic year.  Bringing strategic leadership, the director will collaborate with a variety of college personnel and offices to ensure effective outreach, student recruitment, student development, and marketing.  A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive diverse environment is essential to this position. 

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 students in ground and online programs for undergraduate and graduate students.  Students on the residential campus in Winfield enjoy direct interaction with members of the campus community that is enhanced by the use of college-issued laptops on a campus with ubiquitous wireless technology. 

The successful candidate will bring energy, passion, and commitment to providing a first-class and deeply engaging experiential learning opportunity for students.  A strong background in all aspects of theatre production, music and visual arts is desired. This eleven-month staff position includes a generous benefits package.  Salary is reflective of training and experience. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the planning, development, and implementation of a reimagined theatre program
  • Successfully recruiting students, based upon agreed-upon goals, for theatre productions
  • Supervising student leaders to create and produce theatre shows
  • Budgeting, management of all aspects of the theatre and theatre productions, and providing leadership for the program
  • Collaborating with colleagues in the creative arts, across campus and the Southwestern College leadership to create a theatre production program that promotes excellence in a liberal arts environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Theatre or a closely related field.
  • At least five years experience in managing, leading, and collaborating to produce theatre productions.
  • At least three years of teaching college-level theatre courses or working with college students in theatre productions.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for the position.
  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.

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 on January 13, 2023.  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.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Head Cross Country Coach

Job Summary
The Head Cross Country Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching the SC cross country program: recruiting student-athletes, coordinating practices and activity, travel, and promoting events and activities. This position reports to the Athletic Director and 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 cross country program in the KCAC and NAIA.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Overseeing all aspects of the cross country program and all athletes associated with the program
  • Support of the track and field program as Assistant Track Coach – Distance
  • Successfully manage all athletes associated with the program with a targeted focus on academic success, program culture and actions of the student-athletes
  • Design and implementation of effective practice and race plans
  • Direct and independent coaching and skills development of student-athletes during practice and competitions
  • Assessment and recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • Supervising off-season programs, scouting reports and athlete development
  • Successful hosting of multiple cross country events each year
  • Supervising budget management, equipment oversight, travel planning, and summer camps programming
  • Participation in public relations, marketing and fundraising for the cross country program and the athletic department
  • Ensures all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained during training, practice, and competition
  • Compliance with NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Association and Southwestern College rules and regulations

General Expectations
The head coach is expected to be a person of integrity with high ethical standards who 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 cross country/distance coaching and recruiting experience is required.  Preferred qualifications include head coaching experience or at least 5 years of coaching experience in cross country
  • Experience managing a coaching staff and team members effectively
  • 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 cross country 
  • Skill in preparing, monitoring, and maintaining budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional manner
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population 
  • Ability to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and 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 

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 Men’s Soccer Coach 

Job Summary

The Head Men’s Soccer Coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching the SC men’s soccer program: recruiting student athletes, coordinating practices and activity travel, and promoting events and activities.  Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Men’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 men’s soccer program in the KCAC and NAIA.  This is a FT, exempt, 12-month position.  

Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Overseeing all aspects of the men’s soccer program and all athletes associated with the program
  • Successfully manage all athletes associated with the program with a targeted focus on academic success, program culture and actions of the student-athletes
  • Design and implementation of effective practice and game plans
  • Direct and independent coaching and skills development of student-athletes during practice and games
  • Assessment and recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • Supervising off-season programs, scouting reports and player development
  • Supervising budget management, equipment oversight, travel planning, and summer camps programming
  • Participation in public relations, marketing and fundraising for the men’s soccer program and the athletic department
  • Ensures all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained during training, practice, and games
  • Oversight and maintenance of the on-campus grass soccer field
  • Compliance with NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Association and Southwestern College rules and regulations

General Expectations

The head coach is expected to be a person of integrity with high ethical standards who 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 is required.  Preferred qualifications include head coaching experience or at least 5 years of coaching experience in soccer
  • Experience managing a coaching staff and team members effectively
  • 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 
  • Skill preparing, monitoring, and maintaining budgets
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to relate to others in a professional manner
  • Ability to relate to a diverse population 
  • Ability to maintain composure when faced with difficult situations and 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 

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.


Public Safety Officer (Full-Time/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.


Golf Graduate Assistant Coach

The Athletics Department at Southwestern College is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach for the Men’s and Women’s Golf programs.

Position Description
Duties for position include assisting the head coach in all aspects of the program (practices, tournaments, recruiting, conditioning, overseeing academics, etc.). Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Recruiting experience encouraged but not required. Good character & communication skills, self-motivation, and leadership skills are essential. Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, meal allowance and coaching stipend.

Position begins January 9, 2023.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and admission into a Southwestern College graduate program
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Weekend and evening hours required
  • Driver’s license and ability to be certified as a driver for the college preferred

Compensation

  • Stipend: $5,000/year
  • Tuition: Full tuition waiver
  • Housing: On-campus apartment plus flex spending for on-campus meals

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

Southwestern College 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

  • Accounts Payable Coordinator
  • Admissions Counselor/Recruiter – Professional Studies (Fort Riley)
  • Head Track & Field Coach
  • Head Flag Football Coach
  • Residence Hall Director, Assistant Track & Field Coach
  • Admissions Representative
  • Coordinator of Athletic Events & Facilities
  • Head Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Head Tennis Coach
  • Financial Aid Counselor
  • Library Director
  • Men’s Soccer GA
  • Baseball GA
  • Director of Athletics (AD)
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA)

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


HHS Transparency in Coverage

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Transparency in Coverage Rule requires health plans to create a member-facing price comparison tool and post publicly available machine-readable files. These files must be updated monthly and include in-network negotiated payment rates and historical out-of-network charges for covered items and services, including prescription drugs. The purpose of this Rule is to help you know the cost of your healthcare before receiving the care. Use the below to access this information: alliedbenefit.sapphiremrfhub.com


Request for Proposals

There are currently no Requests for Proposals.


The college’s annual security and fire safety report is available here. It contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the report, please e-mail your request to Teresa.Nichols@sckans.edu or call 620-229-0012.
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