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The college’s annual security and fire safety report is available here. It contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the report, please e-mail your request to Keith.McLaughlin@sckans.edu or call 620-229-6190.

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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions


 

Assistant Professor of Marketing and Management

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

  • English Department Adjunct
  • 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


Administrative Assistant

Southwestern College is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage the daily operation and activities of the Office of Student Affairs.  The successful candidate will be required to use individual initiative and judgement while exhibiting excellent office skills in the performance of office tasks. The primary role and responsibilities of this position include creating a professional and inviting office environment and a positive working relationship with faculty, staff and students while maintaining student confidentiality with tact, discretion and in compliance with Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act and Title IX regulations.  The Office of Student Affairs is open 8-5 Mon-Fri; potential for customized schedule for the right candidate.  This is a 12-month, non-exempt position.   

Primary Duties

  • Maintain appointment schedules for the vice president of student affairs, assistant dean of students, assistant director of residence life, international student advisor and director of security.
  • Maintain office supplies.
  • Assist in processing requisitions, purchase orders and invoices.  Collect receipts and reconcile credit card statements.
  • Provide clerical and computer support for Office of Student Affairs staff.
  • Assist in monitoring budget expenditures.
  • Assist the assistant dean of students and the assistant director of residence life in organizational details of student housing.
  • Assist the Office of Student Affairs in organizing and overseeing the budget of first year student orientation.

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain professional, comfortable, and inviting office environment.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all employees in all departments, and demonstrate respect and courtesy to faculty, staff, students, parents and the public.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain efficient and effective office operation, and demonstrate flexibility toward changes in work assignments and in policies and procedures.
  • Maintain effective communication with the Student Affairs staff, faculty, students, prospective students, parents and guests.
  • Office equipped with a desk, telephone, lap top computer and copier. Must be able to climb stairs to access office. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Experience as a receptionist/secretary
  • Communication and human relation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail

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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer. 


Faculty Assistant         

Southwestern College is seeking a Faculty Assistant to serve the Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English. This position provides administrative support to faculty in the Academic Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English, and in particular manages the checking out of equipment, departmental budget records, and purchase requisitions. This position also helps coordinate some special events with the Office of the VP for Academic Affairs.   This is a 9-month, full-time, hourly position.

Essential Job Functions                   

  • Support the CCSE Division Chair and faculty in all aspects of the division (schedule and coordinate meetings and events, keep records, general administrative duties).
  • Assist CCSE division chair with budget and provide monthly reports to faculty members.
  • Assist the CCSE division chair with class schedules and book orders.
  • Support the work of faculty members in the division
  • Supervise equipment room check-out process in Christy Building; schedule and supervise work-study students.
  • Work with other offices to coordinate special events throughout the year – including Opening Convocation (August), and Honors Convocation (April).
  • Other duties as assigned by the CCSE Division Chair

Skills Required

  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally (in one-on-one and group settings) and in writing.
  • Use computers and/or tablets for administrative tasks (including word processing, spreadsheets, advising and student record keeping database, Internet applications) and instructional purposes (including Blackboard, the computer lab and Internet applications). 
  • Present a professional image and maintain professional decorum.
  • Exhibit qualities of leadership, accuracy, initiative, and organization.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students.
  • Exercise courtesy and tact when interacting with students, faculty, staff, campus guests and the public.
  • Work with diverse constituencies, both as an individual and in a group setting.
  • Work occasional evenings and/or weekends when requested

Education and/or Experience

  • Candidates must have experience working in an administrative capacity.  High School diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

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 a candidate has been selected. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer. 


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, graphic design, 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 a candidate has been selected. 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

  • Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
  • 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

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination in education, including sexual harassment.  Southwestern College acknowledges its obligation under Title IX and is committed to complying with all Title IX requirements.  The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the college’s compliance with Title IX, including the school’s grievance procedures for resolving Title IX associated complaints:

Title IX Coordinator
Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
620-229-6136
lonnie.boyd@sckans.edu

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