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FACULTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: May be viewed on the academic department website and by contacting the Office of the Provost at 864-597-4020.

HOUSEKEEPING, GROUNDS, MAINTENANCE EMPLOYMENT: Contact the Physical Plant Office at 864-597-4380. Applications may be obtained from the Physical Plant office located in the Cummings Street Administration Building.

FOOD SERVICE EMPLOYMENT: Contact Aramark Food Services at 597-4250. Applications may be obtained from Aramark Food Services in the Burwell Building.  Listed below.

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Coordinator of Marketing and Communications for the Office of Development
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Proposed starting date for this position is as soon as possible.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

The Coordinator of Marketing and Communications for the Office of Development will be responsible for the creation, implementation, and management of a strategic marketing and communication funnel for the Office of Development, which includes all areas within the offices of Alumni and Development. The staff member will work closely with the college’s Office of Marketing and Communications to develop materials and plan initiatives. The coordinator will research new technologies and methods of communication and propose new strategic initiatives. In addition, the position will support all dimensions of the Alumni and Development functions of the office by utilizing and implementing communication strategies and technology resources to ensure that constituents have been personally, efficiently, effectively and knowledgeably served. The successful candidate will be a creative, organized, self-starter who is able to think unconventionally and understand the operations of the office.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for communication across multiple platforms. 
  • Collaborate with the college’s Office of Marketing and Communications to write, create, develop and execute constituent communication for the Office of Development. 
  • Create and disseminate specialized content for alumni and donors through written content, social media, and online tools. 
  • Manage email campaigns, and assist with development and implementation of multimedia tools. 
  • Maintain the timeliness and effectiveness of all planned communication deliveries, including reviewing analytics to determine impact of messaging. 
  • Manage Alumni and Annual Giving Office social networking presence(s) which currently include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. 
  • Manage the Development Office website, including recruiting, selecting, and training student assistants for website duties. 
  • Access data for reporting purposes. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice President for Development 

A Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in marketing and communications, higher education administration, or a related field. Experience in services such as marketing, development, or alumni relations is preferred. The successful candidate will be flexible, adaptable, committed and energetic with strong public relations skills. The coordinator will possess highly developed oral and written communication and presentation skills and the willingness to adapt to new and changing technology trends. Experience using web-based content management systems, supervision experience, particularly of college students, a basic understanding of Banner applications and data analysis are all preferred.

Application Instructions
Only electronic applications will be accepted. In a single email, please send current resume, cover letter and three references (including telephone numbers and email addresses) to development@wofford.edu.

Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status.  


Communications Center Dispatcher (FT position with benefits)
OPEN: July 14, 2014
CLOSE: When filled

Answers phones, processes and routes calls for service, enters and updates data into CAD software; dispatches fire, EMS and Campus Safety officers as needed; monitors the fire alarm system software; activates emergency alert system when necessary; monitors campus CCTV system.

Essential Functions
Receives and transmits official information by Campus Safety radios and telephone.
Monitors NOAA and National Weather Service Websites and radios for developing weather patterns for the area of Spartanburg.
Suggests changes to voice and data communications systems and appropriate.
Operates/monitors campus CCTV systems.
Operates department CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) software.
Maintains and reviews digital logger recordings as necessary.
Conducts DMV inquires for field personnel.

Skills Required
Ability to work within a close-knit emergency communications center environment.
Knowledge of the practice and procedures used to operate an emergency communications center.
Knowledge of appropriate FCC rules, regulations and policies.
Ability to operate electronic voice and data communications equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others.

Mental Demands
Ability to remain calm while supporting stressful law enforcement and emergency management operations.

Physical Demands
Standing, sitting, bending or kneeling
Skills necessary to perform essential tasks
Computer, CAD system, CCTV (both analog and digital formats), emergency alert systems to include the campus siren system, wireless communication systems, and telephones.

Required education level and background certification
Candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent and attend and successfully complete an 11-day resident basic telecommunications course at the SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC. Candidate must pass a NCIC coded J background for law enforcement employment.

Mail letter of interest and application or resume to Director of Campus Safety, Wofford College, 429 North Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303. Email letter of interest and application or resume to WoffordDispatcher@wofford.edu.
Hand deliver letter of interest and application to Campus Safety, 429 North Church St. Spartanburg

Assistant Director of Residence Life
Full-Time (12-months)
Student Affairs
Report to:  Assistant Dean of Students

The Assistant Director assists the Director in the general management of the residence life program and supports the Student Affairs Department with information technology services as a
full-time professional staff.

General Statement of Duties
Promotes and enhances a supportive college community environment which is conducive to academic achievement and personal growth.  Contributes to activities, programs, staffing and other resources designed to strengthen the campus life and student development program at Wofford College.

  1. Maintain a sense of community, respect for individual and group rights and preserve order within the halls and apartments by enforcing College and residence hall policies; coordinate with Campus Safety as appropriate.
  2. With the assistance of resident directors, manage the Residence Life key system, including loaning keys, ordering keys, distributing keys, managing lock changes with Physical Plant, and coordinating with Campus Safety regarding key card access. 
  3. Participate in an “on-call” schedule including selected weekly coverage.  Provide back-up support to RDs in case of illness, vacation or emergency. Assist in responses to crisis and emergencies on an on-going basis. 
  4. Maintain CPR and First Aid certification.
  5. Coordinate the Residence Life duty system. Plan and coordinate personnel and other resources necessary for the opening and closing of the residence halls at the beginning and the end of each semester, vacation   periods, and other breaks in the academic schedule as required.
  6. Maintain all housing records through the SCT Banner Program.  Provide regularly updated residence hall room assignment and occupancy reports as needed.  
  7. Facilitate the annual housing lottery and assignments for students and those studying abroad.
  8. Coordinate with the RDs and RAs as needed to facilitate room changes and to complete these assigned tasks in Banner.
  9. Serve as a knowledgeable resource that students can approach for answers regarding college policies.   Assist in the processing and mediation of policy violations with the Director of Residence Life and Dean of Students as needed.  
  10. Serve as a role model and mentor for students as a member of the college community.
  11. With the assistance of the resident directors, responsible for overseeing  the safety and welfare of students including completing Health & Safety inspections, weekly building inspections, daily building tours, and fire drills.
  12. Coordinate with the physical plant staff to insure upkeep and repairs are made within the residence halls. Report needed maintenance repairs to School Dude and Director of Residence Life. Maintain and update inventory of all residential life equipment and furnishings in the residence hall.  
  13. Produce weekly, monthly and annual reports on residence hall repairs, maintenance and damage.
  14. Produce directories by name and by building of all students living on and off the campus.
  15. Update the residence life web pages
  16. Conduct survey for bi-annual reviews of resident assistants and residence directors.
  17. Learn how to operate the ID card key system maintained in the Campus Safety Office.
  18. Serve on college committees and task-forces as appointed.
  19. Attend regular staff meetings with Residence Life Staff, Student Affairs Staff, and participate in college events.
  20. Demonstrate sensitivity to students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, geographic origin, and ethnicity.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor's Degree and significant residence life experience required; Master's Degree in Student Affairs or Student Personnel preferred.  Candidate must have a minimum of one year post-college
professional experience in higher education.

  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal, communication, and counseling skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to student development
  • Demonstrated computer skills in databases, spreadsheets, word-processing, and e-mail programs
  • Sound judgment, initiative, creativity, and collegiality
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality standards and deal appropriately with sensitive issues
  • Composure under stress
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Superior attention to detail; and exceptional customer service skills
  • Positive attitude in working with students, faculty and co-workers as a team player
  • The person hired must be flexible and willing to work early morning hours; evenings and weekends as needed
  • Willingness to support mission of Wofford College

Salary and Benefits
Compensation includes competitive benefits package to include health insurance, tax-deferred retirement plan, campus parking permit, laundry services, work cell phone, and some professional development funds.  Employees may also take one class per semester tuition-free.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:  To apply, email a letter of interest, a resume and the names and addresses of three references to Mr. Brian Lemere, Assistant Dean of Students, Wofford College at lemerebj@wofford.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Wofford College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any legally protected status.