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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions


 

English Department Adjunct

Southwestern College is seeking adjunct faculty to teach several sections of the freshman writing course sequences for the 2020-21 school year. 

A master’s degree in English, rhetoric, or composition, or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about teaching as part of a collaborative team working with the freshman writing program, with a demonstrated record of teaching at this level.   Candidates should also be flexible and willing to adapt to the constantly changing demands of working in the environment of the COVID-19 epidemic and have experience and comfort with on-line teaching and delivery platforms.

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.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
Phone: 620-229-6136
Email:  Lonnie.Boyd@sckans.edu

Priority deadline for full consideration is June 19, 2020, but applications will be considered until the positions are 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 Professor of Marketing and Management

Starting Date:  August of 2020

Position Description
The Business Division at Southwestern College invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant 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

  • 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 undergraduate program.
  • Courses may include:  Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Sales, Consumer Behavior, and Marketing Strategy.  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

  • PhD in marketing or management 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

Phone: 620-229-6136
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

Priority deadline for full consideration is February 21, 2020, 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 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.


Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Division of Social Sciences at Southwestern College is seeking an Assistant Professor of 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 are accepted) and complete contact information for three (3) professional references. 

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

  • Math Instructor
  • Director of Enactus/Instructor of Business
  • Instructor of Communication
  • Instructor of Music: Collaborative Pianist and Instructor of Music Theory/Aural Skills/Sight-Singing
  • Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and New Media

Administrator and Staff Positions


Athletic Department Administrative Assistant

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. 

Responsibilities
This position will be responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties including:

  • general office management and oversight of various budgets
  • maintenance of the department calendar and Athletic Director’s calendar
  • coordination of the athletic department programs and schedules
  • student worker supervision
  • processing and management of scholarship, award and eligibility reports

Qualifications

  • Previous experience preferred
  • positive and vibrant demeanor
  • superior written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent organizational and accounting skills
  • excellent computer skills (including, but not limited to Microsoft Office)
  • ability to work independently
  • excellent problem-solving skills
  • desire to work in a fast-paced environment. 

 This is a 12-month, full-time, hourly position.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. Email: 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.


Admission Counselor

The primary role of this position is to help locate, identify, and recruit prospective students and their families for the purpose of enrollment.   This position reports to the Director of Admission and the Vice President for Enrollment Management. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Outreach and Recruitment to include:

  • Recruit within an assigned territory 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 and their families.
  • Develop relationships with prospective students and their families 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.
  • Utilize all recruitment technology 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.
  • Display a professional attitude and presence in all aspects of the job.

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, High School Visits, Special Events, and other external recruitment based efforts. 

Education and Experience Qualifications

Requirements for the position:

  • Must have a four year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Have a positive attitude and willingness to serve.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Experience working in Web, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media platforms, and be skilled in managing basic office tasks. 

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.


Director of Career Services

Southwestern College invites applications for a Director of Career Services. This position plays a central role in fulfilling our mission and vision. The Director of Career Services will provide leadership and direction to attain the College’s strategic goals for the Career Center as a comprehensive career services and support program. The Director will focus on program and workshop development as well as individual attention to student career exploration, employment searches, application and interpersonal skill development leading to successful student employment.

Key responsibilities include

  • Provide leadership, program development, and administration of a comprehensive Career Center.
  • Focus on serving all students with creative and forward-thinking direction with the vision to develop programs that address evolving employment and educational trends and needs.
  • Provide and maintain a student-centered focus and approach.
  • Provide 1-1 job search and career coaching sessions to include: advice in personal marketing documents such as resume, cover letter design, etc.
  • Provide career advising expertise to students for academic planning.
  • Conduct career management workshops, seminars and other presentations for students.
  • Collaborate and partner with established internship programs on campus.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with colleagues including faculty, staff, administrators, employers, and other relevant groups to infuse career readiness across the campus.
  • Develop and promote print and electronic marketing and publicity campaigns to inform and educate students, and faculty on programs and services through the Career Center.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement of services and resources to ensure the Career Center remains responsive to student career development needs relative to employment trends, emerging job markets, and changes in education that impact student employment success.
  • Flexibility to include some evenings and weekends.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred in student personnel, student success/advising, communication, marketing, public relations, or related field required.
  • Three to five years of higher education experience in Career Services or related field such as admissions, student success, academic advising.
  • Established in-depth knowledge of career development with college students, and program planning skills.
  • Strong counseling skills.

Desired Attributes

  • Excellent written (grammar, punctuation, spelling etc.)  and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Cross-cultural communication skills and sensitivity, demonstrated ability to work respectfully with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Patient, positive, outgoing attitude, a sense of humor and strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong customer service focus and skills.

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for the position, 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 will continue until a candidate is selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE 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

  • Lead Graphic Designer and Brand Coordinator
  • Head Track & Field Coach
  • Financial Aid Counselor – Winfield Campus
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Men’s & Women’s Soccer Goalkeeping Coach
  • Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer 
  • Apartment Manager Position – Reid Hall
  • Men’s and Women’s Tennis Graduate Assistant Coach
  • Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
  • Assistant Track & Field Coach
  • Associate Development Officer

 

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