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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

Psychology Instructor 

Southwestern College is to fill a one-year vacancy in Psychology with possible renewal for a second year.  Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring. The Division of Social Sciences is seeking an instructor 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. 

A Master’s degree in psychology is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates must have experience teaching courses. Experience supervising undergraduate research and/or student advising is desired.

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.  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 Communication
  • Math Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities and Voice
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing and Management
  • Assistant Professor of Theatre
  • Assistant Professor and Education Division Chair
  • Visiting Instructor of Theatre
  • Visiting Instructor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

Sports Information Director

Southwestern College seeks a full-time Sports Information Director that will report to the Director of Athletics. This position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the department's athletic communications office, including, but not limited to, statistical record-keeping, website maintenance, social media coordination, video webcasting services, photo/video editing, media relations oversight, event management, award nominations, staff/student-athlete profiles, and special event coordination. This is a 11-month appointment (July 1 – May 31), with attractive benefits. Required are a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; photography skills; and familiarity with communication trends. Essential skills include writing, Microsoft Office and Adobe products. Knowledge of internet content management system and DakStats is preferred. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and able to work as a member of a team.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please email letter of interest, resume and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, Southwestern College, HumanResources@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Director of Marketing – Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)

Southwestern College Professional Studies, Wichita, KS seeks a Director of Marketing with a thorough understanding of key target market(s) to provide direction and oversight for developing, deploying, enhancing and monitoring marketing initiatives and tactical plans.  This position will serve as a ‘front-line’ marketing resource person staying abreast of both traditional channels and new media while employing a series of metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing initiatives and materials while continually measuring return on Investment (ROI).  The Director of Marketing will also oversee and manage the position of Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator.

Driving Growth

  • Plan and implement all day-to-day marketing activities
  • Identify specific markets, media and messages that reach individuals interested in programs offered by SCPS delineating specific goals, objectives and outcomes to ensure marketing activities produce results in alignment with organizational goals
  • Develop integrated marketing plan for SCPS including focus on web and digital marketing
  • Execute all marketing initiatives in order to reach and exceed college enrollment goals, including work with vendors as appropriate
  • Build effective media contacts

Analysis

  • Employ a series of metrics to evaluate effectiveness of marketing initiatives
  • Manage, track, and report on marketing expenses and budget

Strategy Development and Deployment

  • Ensure all marketing collateral are continually up-to-date and ‘on-brand’
  • Assist with concept development of marketing materials (e.g., course schedule, degree sheets, brochures, posters, conference displays) and actively maintain throughout program lifecycle
  • Review and develop a full range of marketing initiatives (e,g., learner referral communications, alumni referral communications, micro-websites)
  • Play a key role in the development of overall communication strategy

Collaboration

  • Identify and develop relationships with internal and external partners for implementation support (e.g., graphic design, website design, copy writing, photography, press, releases, interactive marketing)
  • Provide a professional, collegial atmosphere when representing Professional Studies to the general public, campus offices, faculty members, learners and other staff members
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Implement an Internal communication plan

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a closely related field required: master’s degree preferred
  • Four to five years of marketing experience with a proven track record
  • Solid technical background (e.g., web development standards, database knowledge, email, internet marketing, search engine optimization)
  • Exposure to the areas of traditional marketing, communications and brand development
  • Understanding of relevant marketing research tools

Qualities

  • Results oriented and eager to take ownership of initiatives while collaborating with relevant stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively both internally and externally
  • Driven to meet and/or exceed learner expectations
  • Understanding or experience with adult education preferred

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 filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Assistant Director of Residence Life

Position Description:
The Assistant Director of Residence Life position at Southwestern College carries responsibility for assisting in the administration of a comprehensive Residence Life program for approximately 400 students in 4 residence halls and 4 residential apartment complexes.  This is a twelve-month, live-on position that reports to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life.  This position requires working some nights and weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise 5 resident directors and 1 apartment managers.
  • Assist in recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of residence hall staff.
  • Develop residential programming curriculum and lead residential programming initiatives.
  • Organize hall staff duty calendar, serving as the primary contact for the on-call staff member and assisting with crisis response.
  • Serve as a student conduct hearing officer.
  • Lead hall directors and apartment managers in monthly health and safety inspections.
  • Assist with new student orientation programs.
  • Lead assessment of departmental programs.
  • Supervise the Warren Apartments (housing approximately 75 upperclassmen students).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Administration, or related field.
  • Experience working in residence life.
  • Leadership and effective teamwork.
  • Interpersonal skills relating to people in general, particularly young adults.
  • Knowledge about the development of college-aged students.

Compensation:
Salary starting in the upper 20's.  Furnished 2 bedroom apartment, cable, internet, utilities, and access to the complimentary laundry facilities.

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, 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.


Faculty Assistant, Performing Arts Division

Position Description
The faculty assistant is responsible for supporting and facilitating the projects and processes of the Performing Arts Division, plus certain extra-divisional duties.  This is a 12-month, non-exempt position. 

Divisional Duties

  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the general public, external clients, SC Performing Arts Advisory Board, and SC Performing Arts staff
  • Create and present the Performing Arts Office with a professional image and maintain professional decorum
  • Assemble and administer Performing Arts Division Calendar
  • Provide clerical and logistic support for recruitment and activity grant processes
  • Supervise Performing Arts Division budget and provide monthly reports to faculty members
  • Oversee Divisional Websites and Facebook Pages – maintenance of calendar, materials and news
  • Manage Cole Family Summer Music Festival correspondence and promotional materials
  • Manage Box Office – help facilitate work study students and volunteer pool
  • Assist with scheduling and preparing advisory board meetings
  • Attend Division and department meetings to record minutes when needed
  • Attend Division meetings and record minutes when needed
  • Possess and maintain advanced proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Social Networking and specialized campus software (eg. Self-Service, mbsDirect, campus Music and Theatre Portals, Power Campus) and willingness to learn new office technology software.
  • Schedule, train, and supervise work study students and divisional volunteer organizations
  • Manage Facilities Access (key distribution)
  • Manage KSHSAA Piano Festivals
  • Complete and monitor Work Orders with Plant Operations
  • Submit Course Book Orders
  • Insure that mail is picked up, and receive packages for all in the division.
  • Supervise equipment and instrument check-out process
  • Order materials and support supplies requested by faculty, obtaining appropriate approvals
  • Manage NASM reports and information
  • Other duties as assigned by Division Chair

External Duties

  • Membership on College Calendar Committee to schedule classrooms in Darbeth and auditoriums for events
  • Be in charge of the Darbeth photocopier; order paper and toner when needed, contact Business Office if maintenance is needed

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 filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Admissions/Recruiter Counselor - Professional Studies (Ft. Riley, KS)

General Job Description:
The Fort Riley Admissions Counselor reports to the Director of Admissions and Student Services and is responsible for recruiting and enrolling all undergraduate, graduate and certificate learners into Southwestern College Professional Studies programs. They are charged to establish and maintain a highly effective communications process in order to build partnerships with the Fort Riley Education Services Office, Fort Riley Garrison Command, community colleges, military and civilian personnel and other institutions in the Fort Riley Education Consortium.  Efficient transition of newly recruited learners through decision making is a critical aspect to enrollment, as well as to provide information to prospective Army, National Guard, Reserves and other military affiliated students within a defined geographic region.  Further, constant evaluation and improvement must be sought regarding the Southwestern College Professional Studies Fort Riley Campus markets, and relationship management with key stakeholders of the Fort Riley Morale Welfare and Recreation Department (MWR).

Primary Duties:

  • Effectively manage the relationship with the Fort Riley Education Office personnel and coordinate with Education Services Officer (ESO) and other on-site administrative staff
  • Maintain Fort Riley office availability based on approved office hours.
  • Preserve key control in accordance with Fort Riley policies for office and classrooms
  • Serve as the primary contact and liaison for administration of various site issues (e.g., IT, telephone, security, facilities)
  • As a guest, maintain area and facilities beautification and exceed expectations set-forth by the Education Office personnel
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Fort Riley Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) requirements and provide all reports as requested within applicable timeframes
  • Advise prospective learners regarding entrance requirements, and conduct  initial transcript analysis
  • Actively develop relationships with military/industries/organizations/institutions to enhance new student lead generation, conversion, training opportunities, and partnerships

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Actively seek and recruit undergraduate, graduate, community college transfer students, and special topics learners into PS programs each session (8 sessions a year)
  • Utilize SCT PowerCampus to measure recruitment initiatives relative to the generation and conversion of inquiries
  • Provide industry/organization/institutions/education personnel the necessary information about PS programs to recruit new learners for undergraduate, graduate, and special topic training opportunities
  • Actively work to implement effective strategies to increase prospective student recruitment, and assisting with development and deployment of marketing plans, strategies, and tactics (i.e., placement of literature at key locations, assisting with mailings)
  • Coordinate with military education offices and community colleges to increase transfer students through advising days/education fairs/and other recruitment opportunities
  • Aggressively seek ways to improve the recruitment process through conversation management and new training opportunities
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information and records

Skills and Qualifications Needed:

  • Excellent computer skills are required, including use of software within the Microsoft Office Suite and a willingness to be trained on the college’s SCT software packages
  • Ability to work well and communicate with a variety of people, possess a high degree of personal accountability, and maintain productivity in high pressure situations
  • Exhibit excellent multitasking capabilities, strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-pace environment
  • Ability to develop and use systematic communication techniques and follow-up communications for data reporting (e.g., following up on telephone calls, walk-ins, emails, and business connections)
  • Military background highly preferred
  • Must be “customer” service and quality focused, and able to work well with faculty, staff, and students. Must be a self starter ready to meet and/or exceed goals
  • Some travel will be required for this position, to include evenings, overnight, and weekend work
  • Baccalaureate degree required.  Master’s degree preferred in field related to education or sales/marketing

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, 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.


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.


Assistant / Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach

Southwestern College, located in Winfield, KS has an opening for an Assistant or Graduate Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach (Position Coach). Southwestern College is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) institution that competes in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC).

The duties of the Assistant or Graduate Assistant Men's Baseball Coach will be to assist the Head Baseball Coach in all areas of operations for the Builder Baseball program. This will include, but not limited to, the items listed in this job description.

Essential Duties and Requirements

  • Assist in player skill development and training.
  • Selected individual must have an understanding of the game of baseball through either previous playing experience at the college/pro level, or prior coaching experience.
  • Selected individual must be able to effectively communicate knowledge of the game.
  • Selected individual must be able to follow directions (either verbal, written, or implied).
  • Selected individual must support the Mission Statement of Southwestern College.
  • Selected individual will be expected to cultivate and maintain relationships in assigned recruiting territory as assigned by the Head Baseball Coach.
  • Selected individual will be adaptable and expected to thrive working with members of a diverse roster, and on a diverse campus.
  • Selected individual will be compliant with Southwestern College Code of Conduct/Ethics.
  • Selected individual will comply with NAIA and KCAC rules and regulations.

Administrative Duties

  • Selected individual must maintain consistent office hours as agreed upon.
  • Selected individual is expected to keep an accurate accounting of all statistical data required. This includes game day statistics and training statistics.
  • Selected individual will be expected to cultivate and maintain relationships in assigned recruiting territory as determined by the Head Baseball Coach.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for conducting video review sessions with players/team.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for preparing advance scouting reports for teams prior to upcoming contests.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for pre-game activities to include coordination of transportation and accommodation.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for game day activities to include setup and breakdown of equipment and gear.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for assisting in the development and marketing of youth camps.
  • Selected individual may be called upon for community service and fundraising activities to include planning, coordination of, implementation of, and supervision.
  • Selected individual will be responsible for supervision and attendance tracking of Study Tables and required extra study sessions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to crouch, kneel, bend, or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to spend time outdoors and in inclement weather
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of field maintenance and use of equipment required for maintenance
  • Ability to effectively throw batting practice
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate various required fundamentals/techniques of the game

Compensation

Assistant Position:

  • Stipend
  • Housing potential

Graduate Assistant:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Housing
  • Meal Plan
  • Stipend

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 Kevin Frady, Head Baseball Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: Kevin.Frady@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Southwestern College (NAIA- Winfield, KS) is seeking applications for a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This position is a 12 month position starting July 2, 2018 and is a two year commitment.

Compensation
Monthly stipend, Full tuition waiver, Room & Board

Responsibilities
This position will serve as the head strength and conditioning coach for a variety of collegiate teams at Southwestern College. Requirements of this position include the design and implementation of year-round training programs for assigned teams. These programs include, but are not limited to, dynamic warm-ups, speed development, plyometric, weightlifting, conditioning, and mobility training. The qualified candidate will work closely with our sports medicine staff for injury status and return-to-play protocols. Additionally, this position will assist the strength and conditioning staff with sanitation and upkeep to the training facility.

Requirements
Possess a BA/BS in exercise science or related field
The successful candidate must be accepted into the graduate program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 

Have (1) of the following certifications:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa)
  • Sports Performance Coach Certificate through the United States of America Weightlifting Association (USAW)

Experience designing and implementing physical training programs in a group setting
Ability to communicate effectively with student-athlete, sport coaches, sports medicine staff, and administration
Proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)
Great work ethic, desire to learn, ability to take initiative

Qualified candidates please send the following items in 1 PDF file 

1. RESUME
2. COVER LETTER
3. LIST OF 3 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
4. OPTIONAL DOCUMENT ( PROGRAM SAMPLES, LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION)

Contact Email: corey.gray@sckans.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
  • Transfer Admissions Counselor
  • Graduate Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
  • Head Women’s Wrestling Coach
  • Graduate Assistant Men’s & Women’s Soccer Goalkeeping Coach
  • First Year Advisor
  • 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

 

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