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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice with the ability to teach courses in Sociology. Candidates must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Political Science, or Sociology (or related field). ABD will not be considered. A J.D. alone is not sufficient for this position, but a J.D. with a PhD will receive serious consideration. Responsibilities include: teaching up to four courses per semester with an active research and outreach agenda; advise students who are preparing for careers in legal fields; conduct scholarly work; and participate in institutional committees. Areas of specialization for teaching will include: criminal justice, criminal law, criminology, legal studies, legal writing, and sociology. This is not a tenure-track position but has potential to become one.

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2019 and will continue until a candidate is selected. Please send cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation 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 EEO/AA employer.


Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

The Division of Social Sciences at Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor for an opening in psychology. The area of specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who are comfortable teaching courses in a variety of areas, including social, developmental, and clinical psychology. Expectations also include advising, assisting with undergraduate research projects, and involvement in undergraduate activities such as events for Psychology Club. Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and area of expertise. 

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2019 and will continue until a candidate is selected. To apply, please submit 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. 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. Finally, include a curriculum vita and three letters of recommendation.

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 EEO/AA employer.


Accounting Professor 

The Division of Business at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The Division of Business houses BA, BS, and MBA programs.  This position teaches a variety of courses which may include Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Tax Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I and II; Advanced Accounting; Auditing; Accounting/Financial Information Systems; Not-for-Profit Accounting; and MBA-level Financial and Managerial.  Co-curricular duties may include advising Enactus members and other division activities.  Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and area of expertise.  The person in this position may be supervising student workers and/or Enactus members.

Requirements for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in accounting/tax or a business related field (If the Masters is in a business-related field, the undergraduate degree must be in accounting.) Applicants nearing completion (within 12 semester hours) of the Master’s degree will be considered.
  • A minimum of three years of professional accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of technology in accounting including computerized accounting software, Excel/ spreadsheet programs, and other office productivity applications
  • Candidates holding a Ph.D. or J.D. with four years of prior teaching experience may apply for the rank of Associate Professor.   

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including interest in specific courses mentioned in the responsibilities
  2. Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  3. Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.
  4. Transcripts (copies accepted).  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

Send all materials to:

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

Review of completed applications will begin immediately.  Position is open until filled.  In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final.  Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Adjunct Faculty - Criminal Justice Instructor

Southwestern College, a private four year liberal arts institution in southern Kansas, seeks an adjunct for two courses, Introduction to Criminal Justice and Active Citizenship and Integrative Learning for the fall 2018 semester. Qualified applicants will hold at least a master’s degree in political science or related field. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level preferred. Classes meet on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9-11 am. Send application letter and CV to Jackson.Lashier@sckans.edu.


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

  • Psychology Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Communication
  • Math Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing and Management
  • Assistant Professor of Theatre

Administrator and Staff Positions


Financial Aid Counselor – Winfield Campus

Major Functions
The Winfield based financial aid counselor is one of two positions primarily in charge of customer service for Southwestern College’s residential campus population.   Working as part of the Financial Aid Team, this position is responsible for ensuring seamless, consistent service from the point of inquiry through enrollment and retention of main campus students.  This includes planning, directing, implementing and monitoring the timely processing of Financial Aid in accordance with the federal and/or state regulations and institutional policy as well as organizing outreach efforts to encourage completion of financial aid, face-to-face counseling and financial literacy education.  Each counselor on the financial aid team has a primary area of responsibility and expertise in addition to their basic responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Customer Service

  • Organize outreach efforts to encourage the completion of financial aid files.
  • Counsel students and parents on financial aid opportunities.
  • Be sensitive to and manage security and confidentiality issues and situations.
  • Coordinate with student accounts to assist in resolving financial issues.
  • Conduct outreach seminars/information sessions for students and families regarding the financial aid process, programs, and financial literacy especially as it relates to debt management.

Financial Aid Area of Expertise

  • Comprehension of the entire financial aid process from application to fund delivery.
  • Provide financial aid processing support as needed to assist financial aid team.
  • Coordinate, manage and monitor federal work study program according to federal regulation.
  • Supervise and train frontline student workforce.

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

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to HumanResources@sckans.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


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 1,500 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 Quick Facts.

Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer

Supervises: Athletic Training Students

Job Summary
The graduate assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the certified staff athletic trainers and provides support in the care of over 500 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 athletic training students in our accredited athletic training program
  • Daily athletic training room 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 certified staff athletic trainers

Position includes

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

Required Qualifications

  • Acceptance into Southwestern College’s graduate program
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • BOC certification required
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First Aid 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 3 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 the position is filled.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EOE & AA employer.


Transfer Admissions Counselor

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the role of the transfer admissions counselor is to locate, identify, and recruit prospective transfer students and their families for the purpose of enrollment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Outreach and Recruitment to include:

  • Recruit all potential incoming transfer students and meet the established recruitment goals.
  • Respond quickly and effectively via email, phone calls, text messages, social media, and other communication methods to connect with prospective students.
  • Develop relationships with prospective students while serving as a personal point of contact through the entire admissions process including: application, transcript, scholarship, and financial aid.
  • Work in tandem with the faculty, staff, coaches, and administration to maximize recruitment efforts.
  • Embrace all recruitment programs devoted to organizing and holding student data for the purposes of interdepartmental communication and strategic recruitment.
  • Participate in all on-campus recruiting and scholarship events.

Travel to include:

  • Work with the Director of Admission and the Vice President for Enrollment Management to determine travel plans for recruitment.
  • Represent Southwestern College at College Fairs, College Visits, Special Events, and other external recruitment based efforts. 

Requirements for the position:

  • Must have a four year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Display a professional attitude and presence in all aspects of the job.
  • Experience working in Web, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media platforms, and be skilled in managing basic office tasks.
  • This position will require weekend, evening, and travel commitments.  

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


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 no later than January 4, 2019 to: Carolina Garbato, Head Volleyball Coach, Carolina.Garbato@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.


SC Athletic Department & Sports Information Graduate Assistant

The Athletic Department of Southwestern College seeks an experienced, highly-organized individual to fill the position of Athletic Department & Sports Information Graduate Assistant.  The position will provide support services to the athletic director and sports information director and will report directly to the Sports Information Director. Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, and stipend.

Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties as well as duties pertaining to the sports information office. Including: administrative tasks; athletic marketing; statistics; athletic article writing, athletics website management and any other duties as assigned by athletic administration.

Qualifications
Experience in a similar role, superior written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills, excellent computer skills (including, but not limited to Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite), ability to work independently, excellent problem-solving skills, and the desire to work in a fast paced environment. 

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 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. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Graduate Assistant Men’s & Women’s Soccer Goalkeeping Coach

Duties for position include assisting both men’s and women’s head coaches in all aspects of the program (training, recruiting, game analysis, etc.).  Preference will be given to those with collegiate coaching/playing experience, goalkeeping experience, and/or goalkeeping licenses.  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.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • Faculty Assistant, Performing Arts Division
  • Assistant / Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Softball Coach
  • Sports Information Director
  • Director of Marketing – Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • Faculty Assistant, Performing Arts Division
  • ​Admissions/Recruiter Counselor - Professional Studies (Ft. Riley, KS)
  • Assistant Track & Field Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer

 

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