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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.

FACULTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: May be viewed on the academic department website at http://www.wofford.edu/academics/facultysearches/ 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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please follow application procedures in the announcement. Wofford College does not maintain an open resume/application file. Resumes and applications are accepted in response to published vacancy announcements only. Download the application for employment.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Wofford College. We invite you to periodically view this webpage for employment opportunities. Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, selection committees and hiring officials may be unable to send receipt of resume acknowledgements to applicants.

Nothing communicated on this webpage creates or binds the college to any contractual rights under state law. 

Wofford College participates in E-Verify


Faculty Openings

For a full description of available faculty openings please visit the Faculty Search page or the individual links below:

 


 

CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER

Full-Time position with benefits
Open: Immediately until filled


Summary of Position: A sworn law enforcement officer reporting to the Director of Campus Safety. The Campus Safety Officer performs duties in accordance with established policies and procedures regarding security, safety, law enforcement, and traffic services on the Wofford College campus.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies and protecting students, employees and visitors and property of the same and of the college.
  • Conducts patrols of a specific assigned area of the campus or the entire campus on foot, cart, bike, or patrol vehicle, responding to each need for campus safety service that is brought to his or her attention through observation, personal contact or radio dispatch.
  • Opens, closes and secures facilities (proactive security), controls access, responds to alarms, initiates work orders for inoperative security and safety equipment, and inspects facilities. Investigates suspicious activity with the aim of crime prevention and apprehension of criminals.
  • Directs traffic, assists motorists, provides personal escorts after dark upon request, escorts money transfers as requested, provides security, traffic control and crowd control at special events and campus activities, participates in crime prevention and reduction programs, attends community meetings on problem resolution and service support representing the Department and Wofford College.
  • Maintains positive and effective public relations in support of the Department and college while in the performance of his/her duty.
  • Enforces all applicable laws, campus regulations and department policies and procedures. Makes arrests in accordance with state and federal laws. Completes serious incident reports in accordance with college policy and investigates all reports, complaints, incidents, and accidents.
  • Performs first-aid and CPR services as required. Assists in response to fire and fire alarms. Corrects/reports fire and safety hazards and responds to disasters, explosions, severe weather situations, and other emergencies.
  • Follows safety procedures.

 

Work Environment: Frequent work out doors. Patrolling involves foot, cart and motor vehicle patrol. The majority of an eight hour day will be on patrol. Campus Safety Officers do carry firearms daily but will not be issued a weapon until fully certified by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. Some officers will patrol on bicycles. Frequent walking, running, standing, lifting (must be able to walk with 50lb weight), occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching and climbing.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma, Certificate/License: Class I Law Enforcement certification within one year of hire, NCIC Code Z (for law enforcement hire) background investigation, possess valid state driver’s license with good driving record.

Application Instructions: Email application to Randy Hall, Campus Safety Director at halljr@wofford.edu or mail application to Randy Hall, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg SC 29303. Applications can be downloaded from www.wofford.edu or obtained from the Campus Safety Office.


 

Housekeeper Full Time

 OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cleaning restrooms, entrances, hallways, windows, doors & frames, lounge and lobby, hall phones, water coolers
Stocking restrooms with soap, paper towels and tissue
Empty trash and recycle containers
Mopping, sweeping, vacuuming
Dusting furniture, desks
Cleaning and checking walls for spots and marks
Special cleaning requests
Physical stamina and mobility including the ability to reach, kneel and bend.
Walk up and down stairs, stadium bank and bleachers.
Pressure washing sidewalks, porches and handrails; blowing leaves
Check for trash outside of buildings
Ability to lift, push and pull required load (max weight 40 lbs)
Follow all company safety and security procedures
Report any maintenance issues or safety hazards

APPLY at Wofford College Plant, 460 Cumming Street


Executive Assistant to the Provost

Status: Full-time (12 months)
Department: Office of the Provost (Academic Affairs)
Reports to: Provost and Chief Academic Officer
OPEN: January 03, 2017 until filled

The Executive Assistant to the Office of the Provost serves as the administrative assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wofford College. S/he must have the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality, an ability to handle complex duties in a dynamic work setting, demonstrable evidence of effective oral and written communication, excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to positively relate to the academic community and various external publics.

General Statement of Duties
The Executive Assistant coordinates the activity in the Office of the Provost, one of the busiest central administrative offices at the college. This work includes, but is not limited to managing schedules (daily and travel schedules of the Provost); maintaining records (including personnel files, multiple budgets, etc.); liaising with academic department chairs, committee chairs, and direct reports to the Provost; and multiple other duties as assigned.

The position requires occasional extended work hours, including some weekends. 

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree; experience (five years preferred) as an assistant in an office setting with complexity and high level demands, preferably in an educational environment, or other comparable experience. Experience with project management and the ability to work independently to see projects through to successful conclusion are essential.

Knowledge and Abilities
The applicant must have strong abilities with the following:

  • Principles and practices of office management and records maintenance
  • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment
  • Computer operating systems and software involving word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, email and social media
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

The applicant must be able to:

  • Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others
  • Employ the utmost discretion in matters relating to personnel
  • Quickly learn and adapt to the administrative functions and practices of the college, especially the Shared Governance system (faculty/administration)
  • Manage and maintain schedules
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Prepare memos, letters, agendas, expense statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software
  • File and retrieve (using physical and electronic methods) college documents, records, and reports
  • Work effectively to meet demanding schedules and multiple timelines
  • Work independently with little direction
  • Employ sound judgment and a sense of timeliness in completing tasks
  • Relate effectively to people of varied age, academic, cultural and socioeconomic background using tact, diplomacy and courtesy
  • Plan both regular and special events for the Office of the Provost


Salary and Benefits

Compensation includes salary commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package to include health insurance and a tax-deferred retirement plan. 

To Apply Email a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and addresses of three references to Carole Lister, Director of Human Resources: listercb@wofford.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.


 

IT Help Center Director


Wofford College is seeking an exceptional IT service management professional to lead our IT Help Center. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for help center services and IT training. The IT Help Center Director leads the IT Help Center team and collaborates with information technology services staff to deliver outstanding IT service to our college community.

The IT Help Center is Wofford College’s primary contact point for all IT services. IT Help Center staff serve as subject matter experts in a wide variety of areas, resolving incidents, fulfilling requests, and participating on project teams. The IT Help Center Director is responsible for delivering excellent customer service, leading IT Help Center operations and planning, coordinating IT training activities and collaborating on IT projects.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Under the broad direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), directs the IT Help Center’s operations to provide IT support for the college’s students, faculty, and staff.
  2. Promotes friendly, courteous, and professional service. Follows IT service management best practices to deliver superior customer service. 
  3. Manages staffing levels and schedules to provide effective IT Help Center operations. Supervises, trains, and mentors four IT Help Center Specialists and student assistants. 
  4. Responsible for services supporting computer and mobile devices used by the campus community. Performs both first-level technical support as well as supervisory duties.
  5. Employs tact and diplomacy to promote positive perceptions of the College’s IT services.
  6. Responsible for ensuring incidents and service requests are routed, researched, answered and resolved in accordance with service levels established in the IT Service Catalog.
  7. Acts as an escalation point for incidents and service requests. Handles sensitive or escalated issues and those with broad impacts. Provides direct user support as needed.
  8. Defines and measures metrics that drive key success factors for the IT Help Center. 
  9. Leads the development and maintenance of a Wofford College knowledge base of on-demand documents for technology assistance or troubleshooting. 
  10. Provides training on hardware and software as needed.
  11. Responsible for the college’s inventory of computers, printers and mobile devices. Assists in the evaluation of new software and hardware.
  12. Prepares budget recommendations for IT Help Center operations and monitors the student wages budget. Obtains bids/quotes for faculty and staff technology as needed.
  13. Pursues professional development as a higher education IT professional. As assigned by the CIO, represents the college in regional and national events and organizations.
  14. On-call duty may be required outside of business hours to respond to urgent and priority service issues or outages.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned. 
Qualifications

Required
  1. Ability to provide exceptional customer service, communicate effectively, and project a positive attitude.
  2. Technical proficiency in a broad range of IT systems and services. Thorough understanding of Windows, OS X, mobile operating systems, and Microsoft Office. Ability to quickly learn new IT skills and concepts.
  3. Management skills to perform the required planning, directing, reporting, and administrative responsibilities.
  4. A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  5. Familiarity with information technology service management best practices such as ITIL.
  6. Ability to work evenings/weekends as needed.
  7. Ability to work in usual office conditions including: occasional lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds, occasional stooping and kneeling, and occasional crouching and crawling.

Preferred
  1. Experience providing IT support in a higher education setting preferred
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  3. Eight to 10 years of experience in a related technology environment with three years in a supervisory or management role preferred.
  4. ITIL Foundations certifications preferred. 
  5. HDI certification a plus. 


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three references to itsjobs@wofford.edu.


Information Technology Services Administrative Assistant 

Wofford College is looking for an administrative assistant to support the Office of Information Technology Services. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer and provides support to the Information Technology Services department. This is a full time (12-month) position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities

  • Manage purchase orders and invoices for the Information Technology Services (ITS) department.
  • Scan and file invoices and assists with the management of ITS budgets.
  • Provide calendar management and administrative support for the Chief Information Officer and academic support staff in the Olin 211 office suite.
  • Coordinate communications and events for ITS. Makes travel arrangements for ITS staff.
  • Supervise student staff for
    • Staffing the Olin Building reception desk to provide directions and information for visitors.
    • Distributing Olin Building office mail to appropriate staff.
    • Stocking and resupplying Olin Building office equipment.
  • Coordinate orders and inventory of office supplies for the Olin Building.
  • Manage standard office equipment and assist with complex print jobs for faculty and staff.
  • Coordinate Olin Building key access and manage updates to Olin Building office signage.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, campus community and general public.
  • Ensure holidays and individual staff absences for training, vacation, illness, etc., are updated on department calendars.
  • Assist Information Technology Services staff on projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrate competent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, good judgment and strong commitment to professionalism.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication. 
  • Demonstrate a willingness to be trained in new software and skills to benefit the department.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Four years of related work experience and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an associate degree; or equivalent of experience and education.

 

Application Instructions: Email letter of interest, resume and/or application to itsjobs@wofford.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.