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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions


Director of 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.


Math Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking a full-time mathematics instructor to join the institution beginning August 12, 2019.  The appointment is for a nine-month term and is renewable annually.  The responsibilities of the position include teaching developmental and introductory college mathematics courses; e.g. Elementary, Intermediate and College Algebra.  The normal teaching load is four courses per semester.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, the candidate will also be responsible for assisting in the management of the Quantitative Literacy Center, organizing and ensuring training for student tutors, holding regular office hours, and participating in other department and college related activities.

Required Qualifications:  Master’s Degree in mathematics or Master’s degree in a related field (such as Education) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics.   The successful candidate will have teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level with a proven track record.  Experience with private tutoring or tutoring centers and/or management is a plus.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter that describes their interest in, and their qualifications for the position, a CV, transcripts (copies are accepted) 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.


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

  • Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and New Media
  • Visiting Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • 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.


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.


Head Golf Coach

Southwestern College seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach.  Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Head Golf 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 competitive golf programs 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 golf coaching and recruiting experience is required.  Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and head coaching experience or at least 5 years of coaching experience in golf. 

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.


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

  • Executive Assistant/Faculty Assistant 
  • Admissions Counselor - Southwestern College Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • 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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