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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 Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice

Southwestern College is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses which might include choral conducting, vocal diction, beginning voice/vocal pedagogy, applied voice, choral/general music education 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.  

Candidates must have experience teaching courses, applied lessons and directing ensembles in the areas of music, musical theatre, and demonstrate success in recruitment. Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in choral conducting or related area; preferred qualifications are earned doctorate or ABD in choral conducting or commensurate professional experience.  Additionally, high school teaching experience and knowledge of the Estill Voice Training are desired. 

The Division of Performing Arts houses the theatre, musical theatre and music departments. The musical theatre degree and the music department are fully accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music). The division is in an exciting time of growth with the full support of the administration to expand the program to its fullest capacity.  For more information please visit www.sckans.edu/undergraduate/music and www.sckans.edu/undergraduate/theatre-arts/.

Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth.

Southwestern College:

  • Prepares students for careers and for graduate studies with courses that foster critical thinking and effective communication and are characterized by meaningful professor-student interaction.
  • Employs emerging technologies that promote learning.
  • Strives to live by and teach a sustainable way of life.
  • Provides preparation for a wide range of church-related vocations and involvement.
  • Offers programs that embrace prior learning and facilitate career progression for working adults, members of the armed services, and persons in transition.
  • Affords a residential learning experience abundant with co-curricular activities that build social awareness and interpersonal skills and cultivate an ethos of service and leadership.

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 or Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Position Description
The Business Division at Southwestern College invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate 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 2,000 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 by 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.  Both of these positions will have their 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 included in both positions.
  • 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.

Rank/Salary

  • These positions offer a competitive salary.  Southwestern College offers an excellent benefits package.

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
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

Priority deadline for full consideration is January 26, 2018.  Positions are open until filled.  In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer. 


Assistant Professor of Theatre

Southwestern College is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses which might include directing, acting, play writing, theatre and musical theatre history, musical theatre performance, musical theatre ensemble, and theatre general education courses. Additional duties might include: theatrical design and directing theatre and musical theatre productions.    

Candidates must have experience teaching courses and directing productions in the areas of theatre and musical theatre. Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in theatre or musical theatre is required; an MFA degree in theatre or musical theatre is preferred. Additionally, high school teaching experience is desired. 

The Division of Performing Arts houses the theatre, musical theatre and music departments. The musical theatre degree and the music department are fully accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music). The division is in an exciting time of growth with the full support of the administration to expand the program to its fullest capacity.  For more information please visit www.sckans.edu/undergraduate/music and www.sckans.edu/undergraduate/theatre-arts/.

Southwestern College provides a values-based learning experience that emphasizes intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth.

Southwestern College:

  • Prepares students for careers and for graduate studies with courses that foster critical thinking and effective communication and are characterized by meaningful professor-student interaction.
  • Employs emerging technologies that promote learning.
  • Strives to live by and teach a sustainable way of life.
  • Provides preparation for a wide range of church-related vocations and involvement.
  • Offers programs that embrace prior learning and facilitate career progression for working adults, members of the armed services, and persons in transition.
  • Affords a residential learning experience abundant with co-curricular activities that build social awareness and interpersonal skills and cultivate an ethos of service and leadership.

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.


Math Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking an instructor in mathematics.  Master’s degree required.  Ph.D. preferred.  Experience teaching mathematics to students with a diversity of abilities is desired.  Teaching responsibilities may include both elementary and advanced coursework in mathematics and statistics.  Candidates with expertise in teaching entry level coursework at the collegiate level desirable. The position is full time, renewable, non-tenure track.  Review of applications will begin January 16th.  Position begins August 2018.

Please send cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College St., Winfield, KS 67156.  Email submissions: HumanResources@sckans.edu    


Adjunct Instructors

The Southwestern College Division of Communication, Computer Science, and English is seeking applications for qualified adjunct instructors to teach the following classes in the spring 2018 semester:

  • College Writing
  • Oral Communication
  • Theories of Communication
  • Graphic Arts
  • Composing with Paint and Draw

Required qualifications: a master’s degree or MFA in the content area or related field and teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level with proven success.

Successful candidates will follow assigned curriculum for instruction, demonstrate professionalism and commitment to students and will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration by assisting with program assessment and evaluation.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in, and their qualifications for the position 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.


Private Instructor of Cello

Division: Performing Arts
Reports to: Kilmer Chair of Strings Education

Position Description
Provide weekly private instruction on cello to Music majors, minors and non-majors. Applicant should have experience teaching intermediate and advanced cellists and be familiar with level appropriate repertoire and teaching strategies. Must hold a Master’s degree or have comparable experience. Additional income possibilities potentially available through the South Kansas Symphony, Southwestern College Youth Symphony, Community Music School, and Cole Family Summer Music Festival.

Applicant may also apply for the Youth Symphony position (listed under Administrative & Staff Positions below)

Start date: August 21, 2017

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume or vita 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.


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 and Education Division Chair
  • Visiting Instructor of Theatre
  • Visiting Instructor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media
  • Mathematics Instructor
  • English Instructor
  • College Writing Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

First Year Advisor 

The First Year Advisor reports directly to the Executive Vice President. This position is primarily responsible for the assisting in the successful transition and matriculation of new student learners.  In addition, the position will be responsible for advising and advocacy for all undeclared majors in their first year of study at the college.  This is a 12-month salaried position.

Responsibilities

  • Respond quickly and effectively to the needs of new students
  • Build and develop relationships with new students and assisting students in their first year of college process
  • Work in tandem with faculty, staff, activity directors, current students, parents to aid in the transition of students
  • Develop knowledge and profile of each student and help growth opportunities and areas of concern   
  • Work cooperatively across campus helping students navigate the college including: Academic Support, Financial Aid, Student Life, Housing and other co-curricular activities.
  • Assist the Executive Vice President with tracking retention efforts, access processes, and measure results
  • Work alongside the Assistant Director of Student Success to help other students that require academic support and advocacy.  
  • Plan and present at on-campus activities such as general information sessions on student success, retention, and being an undeclared major.
  • Work with Admissions and other areas of the college regarding undeclared majors
  • Meet with prospective students and parents who have not declared a major
  • Coordinate meetings between students and faculty, athletic coaches, and other current students.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Master’s preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to respond to challenges and opportunities for new students
  • Strong skills in the use of technology-based information systems, using tools such as Excel, Word, Web, Email, and various social media platforms.
  • Flexibility and positive attitude. Ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends and participate in variety of student activities and events.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. 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.  E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Athletic Training Graduate Assistant

Southwestern College is currently seeking applicants for a graduate assistant athletic trainer.  This position is on a 10 month contract that runs Aug. 1st – May 31st.  Southwestern College, an NAIA institution and member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), is a private comprehensive college with an enrollment of about 1,500 students.  With a main campus in Winfield, Kansas, it also offers degree completion programs at off-campus sites as well as online.  It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and for more information about the college, please visit www.sckans.edu.

Reports To
Head Athletic Trainer

Supervises
Athletic Training Students

Job Summary
The graduate assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the certified staff athletic trainers and provides support in the care of over 400 student-athletes at Southwestern College.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Injury prevention and care, injury assessment and evaluation, referrals, treatment and rehabilitation, counseling and education
  • Supervision and education of the athletic training students in our accredited athletic training program
  • Daily athletic training room operations
  • Working with doctors and other allied healthcare professionals to deliver care to our student-athletes
  • Recordkeeping, documentation and administrative duties as assigned
  • Communication our of policies to student-athletes, coaches, and/or parents
  • Other duties as assigned by the certified staff athletic trainers

Position includes

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

Required Qualifications

  • Acceptance into Southwestern College’s graduate program
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • BOC certification required
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First Aid certification required
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Experience within an ATEP program preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of athletes, coaches, and the public in the higher educational setting

Application Procedure

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Lock Schnelle, MS, LAT, ATC
Head Athletic Trainer
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
(620) 229-6070
Lock.Schnelle@sckans.edu

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EOE & AA employer.


Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach

The Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach reports directly to the Head Volleyball Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful volleyball program. Duties include: recruitment of skilled and academically qualified student -athletes and monitoring academic progress and eligibility. Assist in the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practices sessions along with development, implementation, driving players to and from competition, creating an effective off-season, and in season weight training program. Serve as leader, mentor, and role-model to student - athletes. Assist head coach in the preparation of team schedule, fundraising initiatives, team travel and other administrative processes/procedures as assigned by the Head Coach.  Ensure compliance with all necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.

Experience
Minimum of two (2) years coaching experience and/or playing experience in intercollegiate volleyball. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must be highly motivated, an energetic self-starter, have sound judgment, and decision-making ability along with attention to detail.

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Carolina Garbato, Head Volleyball Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: Carolina.Garbato@sckans.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately with a deadline of Friday, February 9, 2018.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

Duties for position include assisting head coach in all aspects of the program (practices, recruiting, conditioning, etc.).  Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Recruiting experience encouraged but not required.  Good character & communication skills, self-motivation, and leadership skills are essential.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, coaching & meal stipend.  Position begins August 1, 2018.  

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Jason Speegle, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: jason.speegle@sckans.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


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

Duties for position include assisting both men’s and women’s head coaches in all aspects of the program (training, recruiting, game analysis, etc.).  Preference will be given to those with collegiate coaching/playing experience, goalkeeping experience, and/or goalkeeping licenses.  Good character & communication skills, self-motivated, and leadership skills are essential.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, and coaching stipend.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Joe Wood, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: joe.wood@sckans.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


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 baseball program in the KCAC and NAIA.

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

  • Overseeing academic success, recruitment, design and implementation of effective practice and game plans;
  • Supervising off season programs, scouting reports and player development;
  • Supervising equipment oversight, travel planning, budget management, and summer camps programming;
  • 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.


Assistant Track & Field Coach

Southwestern College (member of the KCAC and NAIA), located in Winfield, KS seeks a full time assistant coach for our highly-successful Track & Field program. This position will assist the head coach with various aspects of program administration and work specifically with the Field Events (throws, jumps and vault) and Multi’s.  The assistant coach will be responsible for all facets of the development, training and recruitment of Field Event and Multi-Event athletes for both the men’s and women’s programs.  A strong, well-rounded knowledge of all Field Events and previous coaching / recruiting experience at the collegiate level is preferred.

Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be highly-motivated and attentive to details, have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, and the ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please send cover letter, CV 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

  • Administrative Assistant for ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Institutional Advancement
  • Graduate Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
  • Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach
  • SC Athletic Department & Sports Information Graduate Assistant
  • Financial Aid Counselor – Professional Studies, Wichita
  • Registrar
  • HR Office Assistant
  • Academic Success Coach – Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Admissions Recruiter - Professional Studies (Ft. Riley, KS)
  • Youth Symphony Conductor
  • Assistant Director/Lead Teacher, SC Learning Center
  • Performance Facilities and Technical Director/Manager
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Administration
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Professional Studies/Online Learning
  • SC Athletic Department Administrative Assistant
  • Resident Director 
  • Graduate Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
  • Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Director, SC Learning Center
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Full-Time Cheer and Dance Coach
  • Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management, Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Head Baseball Coach

 

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