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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 Digital Arts and New Media

Starting Date:  August of 2019

Position Description
Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and New Media for a full-time, tenure track position to begin in August 2019. Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring.

The digital media 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 communication program prepares students for entry-level jobs in broadcasting, film, and multi-media journalism, relying on experience is video production, radio production, website production and design, and visual storytelling.

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. Course work 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 willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.

Primary responsibilities

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:

  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Composing with Paint and Draw
  • Video Field Production
  • Computer Game Concepts 
  • Visual Story Telling
  • Computer Game Planning and Production
  • Digital Sound
  • Graphic Design
  • Video News Production
  • Radio news production
  • Website production and design

Qualifications

  • PhD or MFA in broadcast journalism, 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.

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 applications will begin immediately and will continue 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 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.


Visiting Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice (One-Year Appointment)                                     

Job Summary
Southwestern College is seeking a Visiting Professor/Director of Choral Activities and Voice for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.  The Division of Performing Arts houses the music, musical theatre, theatre and visual arts departments. The music department is fully accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) offering the Bachelor of Music Degrees in Music Education and Performance, the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre and the Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Music and Theatre.  The successful candidate will direct A Cappella Choir, SC Singers, and possibly teach music theory and arts general education.

Co-curricular duties will include: large and small choral ensembles of traditional, musical theatre and contemporary commercial music nature.  Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and areas of expertise.

Education and/or Experience
Candidates must have experience teaching courses, applied lessons and directing ensembles in the areas of music and musical theatre. Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in choral conducting or related area will be considered; preferred qualifications are earned doctorate or ABD in choral conducting or commensurate professional experience.  Additionally, high school teaching experience is desired.

Application Information
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement of application including examples of how the candidate’s teaching experience, along with resume/CV, transcripts, and letters of reference or 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.


Director of Enactus/Instructor of Business                                                                                    

Job Summary
Southwestern College is seeking a Director of Enactus/Instructor of Business.This position serves as Director of Enactus, the student experiential learning vehicle for teaching entrepreneurship to college students at Southwestern College, as well as other vehicles for co-curricular learning.  As appropriate, this position may also be assigned teach up to two undergraduate business courses per semester.

Education and/or Experience
Candidates must have experience working in an administrative capacity.  Master’s degree required.  Experience with Enactus preferred.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including experience with Enactus and interest and experience teaching undergraduate Business 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.

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 applications will begin immediately and will continue 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.


Assistant 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 in the 2019-2020 academic year. 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 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 a liberal arts perspective and serves the larger academic vision and mission of the college. We are looking to hire candidates with teaching and/or research experience in one or more 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
  • computer animation

Additional responsibilities 

  • teach courses at the undergraduate level
  • advise computer science academic clubs and organizations
  • coordinate eSports team\
  • 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)
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • active pursuit of scholarly research and professional development opportunities
  • ability to incorporate relevant experiences into instruction
  • possess strong verbal and written communication skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Mar. 1. 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:

  • Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  • Three letters of reference
  • 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.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Instructor of Communication

Southwestern College is seeking an Instructor of Communication. The successful candidate will teach courses in oral communication and public speaking at the freshman level.  The candidate may also teach persuasion, communication theory, intercultural, or small group communication depending on experience and education.  Experience with secondary certification in speech a plus.

Qualifications

  • PhD in communication is preferred.  Qualified master’s degrees considered.
  • Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and excellence.
  • Two years of teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

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 the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement regarding examples of how the candidate’s teaching philosophy fits the description above and in a rural teaching context, along with resume/CV, transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.

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.


Instructor of Music: Collaborative Pianist and Instructor of Music Theory/Aural Skills/Sight Singing           

Southwestern College Performing Arts Division seeks an Instructor of Music. The faculty member in this music position performs collaborative pianist duties and teaches a variety of courses which will include the theory sequence, aural skills and sight singing, and arts general education. If skills and experience allow, they may be a vocal coach.  Co-curricular duties will include: performing collaboratively with large and small choral ensembles of traditional, musical theatre and contemporary commercial music nature.  Specific course and co-curricular assignments depend on credentials and area of expertise.  

The Division of Performing Arts houses the music, musical theatre, theatre, dance and visual arts departments. The music department is fully accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) offering the Bachelor of Music Degrees in Music Education and Performance, the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre and the Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Music and Theatre. 

Qualifications
Candidates must have experience accompanying, teaching music theory and aural skills/sight singing courses, and applied lessons.  Preference given to applicants who have taught advanced piano and voice privately in the areas of music and musical theatre. Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in piano or collaborative piano and/or music theory or related area; preferred qualifications are earned doctorate or ABD in piano, collaborative piano, music theory or commensurate professional experience.   

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 the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement regarding examples of how the candidate’s teaching philosophy fits the description above and in a rural teaching context, along with resume/CV, transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.

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/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 immediately 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, transcripts (copies accepted), 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.


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

  • Accounting Professor
  • Assistant Professor of English
  • Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre
  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Administrator and Staff Positions

Faculty Assistant for the Division of Education

Southwestern College is seeking a full-time, 12-month Faculty Assistant for the Division of Education. The successful candidate will provide support to the faculty, and especially the Chair of the division, in the management and clerical functions of the Education Division Office.

Major Duties include

  • Assisting faculty with course preparation
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Preparing expense reports
  • Managing clerical responsibilities within the Education Office
  • Assisting the Chair with Assessment Process for Accreditation

Qualifications

  • Meaningful experience in office management
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Preference will be given to candidates who hold a high school diploma and have taken college courses.

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 the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement of application including examples of how the candidate’s experience fits the job description above, along with resume/CV, and either letters of reference or 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.


Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement

Job Summary
This position supports the work of the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement. The Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement will provide supervision of the phonathon, work collaboratively with the Student Philanthropy Board to develop a student philanthropy program and assist in the development of mailings and social media programs. The Associate Director will coordinate and conduct both personal and direct marketing solicitations of alumni and friends of the college to ensure the continued growth of the Builder Fund in both dollars and donors.

The Associate Director will also host local, regional and national alumni relations events designed to strategically engage and develop alumni affinity. Working with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, the Director will work with Class Hosts to increase reunion giving.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Support new annual giving programs to increase both dollars and donors.
  • Develop a young alumni engagement program targeted at graduates of the last 10 years.
  • Track and report on the effectiveness of events; provide feedback on attendees to be included in major gift prospects.
  • Assist with on-campus activities, such as the annual Founders Weekend, Halls of Fame, Homecoming and reunions, to bring alumni to campus.
  • Create a schedule of alumni programs and activities that promote engagement with Southwestern College both locally and nationally, and communicate these through print, electronic or online tools.
  • Work with the campus community to build communication and benefits offered to alumni.
  • Recruit and train Class Hosts and other alumni volunteers.
  • Serve as the office liaison for the Student Philanthropy Board and partner with them to develop a more robust and intentional Student Philanthropy program.
  • Work with class representatives on Senior Gift program to expand student support.

Qualifications & Special Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and manage multiple tasks, details, and support staff
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills. 2-3 years’ experience in development, sales, marketing, customer service or relationship building related fields.
  • Be comfortable working in an environment where fundraising metrics play an essential role in annual performance evaluations.
  • Must be capable of working with sensitive information with complete confidentiality.
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and available to work weekends and evenings, and overnight travel periodically, as necessary.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and set priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to respond with sensitivity and awareness to those with diverse cultural, ethnic, social backgrounds, values, attitudes and languages.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Social media knowledge, experience, and understanding is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and appreciation Southwestern College is valued.
  • Regional and national travel is required. Flexibility to work evenings and weekend hours is required.
  • Ability to represent Institutional Advancement professionally.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Executive Assistant/Faculty Assistant                                                    

Job Summary
Southwestern College is seeking an Executive Assistant to serve the Office of Academic Affairs at Main Campus and at Professional Studies, and to serve as Faculty Assistant for the Division of Communication, Computer Science and English.

Education and/or Experience
Candidates must have experience working in administrative capacity.  High School diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including experience in similar positions with similar 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 applications will begin immediately and will continue 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.


Head Women’s Wrestling Coach

Southwestern College seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Head Women’s Wrestling Coach in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Wrestling 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 women’s wrestling program in the KCAC and NAIA.

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

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

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

Previous competitive wrestling 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 wrestling. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • First Year Advisor
  • Assistant Director/Lead Teacher, SC Learning Center
  • Financial Aid Counselor – Winfield Campus
  • Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
  • Head Track & Field Coach
  • Office of Student Affairs Administrative Assistant
  • Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Director of Career Services
  • Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Coach
  • Community Music School Director
  • Male Residence Hall Director
  • Head Cheer & Dance Coach

 

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