Wofford College plaque outside gate

Job Openings

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.effort.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:


Full-time visiting assistant professor or instructor in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Wofford College invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor or instructor for fall semester, August 31, 2017 – December 18, 2017. Wofford College is a liberal arts institution focused on undergraduate education. Successful applicants are expected to have an aptitude for and interest in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts; the course load will be two sections of introductory statistics and one section of calculus. Applicants should have either a Ph.D. or Master's degree in Mathematics or a Master's degree in another field with 18 semester hours in graduate-level mathematics.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV or resume to mathjobs@wofford.edu. Applicants also should arrange for three references to send letters of recommendation under separate cover to the above email address; At least one reference must address teaching effectiveness.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis. 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.  We are committed to creating a diverse intellectual community; women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  

The College and the Math Department
Wofford College is a selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into a range of high-impact educational experiences, including study abroad, living-learning communities, internship and entrepreneurship opportunities, and many more. Wofford College has approximately 1,650 students. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Department of Mathematics currently consists of seven tenured or tenure-track faculty and three adjunct faculty.


Adjunct Professor, Chemistry

Close date:  July 1, 2017

The Department of Chemistry at Wofford College is seeking to hire a part-time adjunct professor to teach two sections two sections of General Chemistry and the associated labs each semester. 

Required Qualifications:
General requirements are a minimum of a Master's Degree in Chemistry.  Teaching experience is preferred.  Candidates with industrial experience and a minimum of 18 graduate level in Chemistry are also welcome to apply.

Required Documents:
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest. Resume or vitae. A statement of your teaching philosophy. A legible copy of college transcripts. Two letters of recommendation. Applicants should arrange for these items to be emailed to hilljb@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.  

Salary:
Paid per equated credit hours and is commensurate with education and experience.  


Director of Human Resources

Open until filled

Wofford College is seeking experienced, highly skilled candidates to fill the position of Director of Human Resources.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 26 major fields of study to a student body of about 1,690 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is the Beta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in South Carolina. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams. 

The Director of Human Resources, under general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, directs the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department. This includes directing human resources-related functions, including formulation of policies and procedures pertaining to hiring, workplace safety, employee leaves and compensation. Manages employee benefits programs, including health and life insurance, dental insurance, long-term care, 403(b) defined contribution retirement plan, retiree insurance, LTD/EAP Program, worker's compensation, Section 125 Plan, FMLA and COBRA. 

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for investigating employee conflicts and recommending solutions and exercises a high-level of independence using professional judgment related to established policy, procedures and guidelines with minimum supervision. Serves as Title IX Deputy Coordinator and is a member of the Emergency Preparedness Operations Committee. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as a link and mediator between management and employees by handling a variety of questions, interpreting and administering policies and helping to resolve work-related problems.
  • Collaborates with department directors to determine job needs, FLSA classifications and create job descriptions and postings.
  • Collaborates with supervisors to assign salary grades to new positions.
  • Supports various aspects of the selection process, including processing applications, developing interview questions, serving on search committees and making recommendations for hires.
  • Conducts pre-employment reference checks, coordinates background assessments and collaborates with the hiring manager to finalize job offers.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientations, ensuring receipt and verification of required documents, understanding of organizational policies, working conditions and employee benefits.
  • Directs all activities related to FMLA, including notice to employees of leave rights, collaborating with payroll to administer leaves, requesting medical certifications and tracking leave time.
  • Directs performance-management activities, including tracking performance evaluation completions and coaching managers on written comments.
  • Conducts investigations, makes recommendations on work performance improvement plans and disciplinary action regarding employee issues.
  • Manages worker's compensation claims by assisting employees with filing claims and return to work strategies.
  • Prepares annual welfare and pension plan 5500 reports, IPEDS report and assists with 403(b) audit preparation.
  • Serves as a Title IX Deputy Coordinator for employees.
  • Responsible for the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, including letters of appointment, notifications to payroll of status changes and numerous complex reports for internal and external regulatory use.
  • Consults with, recommends and monitors compliance with college policies related to human resources and assigned areas.
  • Manages various employee benefits, including benefits planning, administration, open enrollment and employee support and education.
  • Acts as primary liaison and coordinator with employee benefits vendors, such as health insurance and retirement plan accounts, ensuring the delivery of timely, cost-effective, and valued programs maintained and administered in compliance with applicable laws and plan designs.
  • Prepares and processes a variety of benefit-plan summary documents and other business or government forms pertaining to plan administration.
  • Oversees benefits orientation and new-hire onboarding programs.
  • Responds to employee benefit questions and complaints; assists employees by providing guidance in plan interpretation and plan documents.
  • Ensures that benefits are administered in a manner consistent with institution policy and legal compliance, including, but not limited to, ERISA, COBRA and ACA.
  • Serves as Human Resources webpage content manager.
  • Coordinates H-1B and Perm Labor processing for foreign national employees with immigration attorney.
  • Coordinates with the Office of Institutional Research to complete AAUP faculty compensation surveys.
  • Oversees posting of internal and external job openings, tracking and reviewing applicants.
  • Supervises department operations, ensuring that department deliverables and quality standards are met.
  • Conducts performance appraisals for direct reports.
  • Provides labor, employment, wage and hour law guidance to management.
  • College liaison to retirees.
  • Keeps Chief Financial Officer abreast of all critical issues.
  • Oversees ERISA welfare and pension reporting and disclosure compliance.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates on assigned shared governance committees.
  • Keeps current on new and changing HR laws, including ERISA, ACA, FMLA and etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed to Perform this Role:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to maintain composure in high stress situations and remain flexible despite interruptions and/or routine changes.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple assignments on time with accuracy and minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates success in leading the work of others and collaborating cross-functionally to meet deadlines, manage projects and execute a wide range of human resources activities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally through both oral and written formats.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and resources while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Ability to develop and apply flexibility, resourcefulness and creative approaches to unique problems with an understanding of the full institution-wide context.
  • Ability to work independently and use sound judgment in making decisions on a variety of human resources issues.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business or a related field required. (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Minimum seven (7) years of progressively responsible work experience with demonstrated competency in performing the full range of human resources activities required.
  • Advanced, high-level skills in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Preferred: Higher education experience, Banner experience and certification as Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR).

To Apply:  Email a letter of interest, resume and the names and addresses of three references to HumanResourceDirector@wofford.edu.


Visit Coordinator

Wofford College seeks applications for a full time salaried position of Visit Coordinator. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and presentation skills. This individual is integral to our campus visit program and assists in the management of our student tour guides and overnight hosts. We seek energetic candidates with a strong sense of initiative, a sense of humor, the ability to work well independently and in a team, and the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently. 

Duties and Responsibilities
The primary overall function of this position is to ensure that all admissions visitors receive a warm welcome and enjoy a thorough, informative, and well-organized visit. This person will serve as the primary contact and coordinator of all admissions-related or admissions-sponsored visit programs, including, but not limited to: Senior Specialty Visits, daily visits, group visits and special tours among others. This person will assist in managing the student tour guides program, which includes managing over 50 tour guides, 4 student leaders, and researching and implementing campus visit best practices. 

Specifically, this position will:

  • Coordinate individual daily visits and group campus visits for prospective students and their families; including all necessary correspondence, scheduling and visit communication 
  • Respond to and confirm campus visit requests and answers visit questions
  • Work with faculty to arrange class visits and/or faculty meetings for individual student visitors
  • Conduct on-campus information sessions to both large and small groups. Assist with other on-campus recruitment and yield activities
  • Serve as second in command on event days as needed with the Director of Admission Events
  • Be able to work closely with event coordinator and all admission staff 
  • Display the ability to learn and utilize our CRM, Slate.
  • Be highly organized with the ability to problem solve quickly and efficiently. Attention to detail is essential.
  • Understand that irregular, evening, and weekend hours are required
  • Have the ability to maintain a positive attitude when best-laid plans change quickly. A smiling warm welcome- even for unexpected visitors. 
  • Occasional night and Weekend work for Events and Student Recruitment


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, strong computer skills, high energy, and ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts education are required. 

Applications details
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:

Mary Carman Jordan
Director of Admission Events
jordanmc@wofford.edu

Application materials are to be submitted by Friday, June 2, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The anticipated start date is mid-July 2017. Salary will be commensurate with experience.  


Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium Facility Manager

The Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium is a 123,000-square-foot facility that will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and a 500-seat volleyball competition venue.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the maintenance and day-to-day operations of the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. 
  • Serve as Event Manager for selected home intercollegiate events, and assist the Assistant Athletic Director with football, men’s & women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, and spring home games.
  • Manage the set up and break down of all intercollegiate practices and home games.
  • Supervise member operations staff for athletic facilities.
  • Schedule work study students to include office staffing and selected home contests.
  • Act as liaison to selected College departments such as College Facilities and Grounds, and the Custodial department.
  • Assist with athletic capital improvement projects as needed.
  • Compliance with all NCAA, Conference and College rules and regulations.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required.
  • 1 to 3 years experience required.
  • Experience managing athletic facility operations and event management in a collegiate environment preferred.
  • Experience with Daktronics scoreboard equipment preferred.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.


NOTES:

  • Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
  • Start Date: Mid July 2017 – Mid August 2017. 


APPLICATION:

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Mark Line at LineMD@wofford.edu.


Assistant Director of The Wofford Fund

The Office of Advancement seeks driven, enthusiastic and organized candidates for the Assistant Director of The Wofford Fund position.

Department Overview

The Office of Advancement is responsible for building relationships and a culture of philanthropy among alumni, parents, friends, students and other college constituents. The department is currently embarking on a multi-million dollar capital campaign to prioritize scholarship support, academic programming, campus facilities and the student experience.

Position Overview

The primary responsibility of the Assistant Director of The Wofford Fund is the direction of the Wofford on Call program. The program is staffed by 30-40 students who cultivate relationships, update information and garner financial support for The Wofford Fund from alumni, parents and friends. Responsibilities include the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of staff, weekly preparations for call sessions, and thorough data analysis to make informed decisions regarding the success of the program. To learn more about the program, visit http://www.wofford.edu/supportwofford/woc/.

Additional responsibilities include implementation and execution of procedures to increase the pledge fulfillment rate for commitments to The Wofford Fund and assisting in the coordination of The Wofford Fund solicitation calendar.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Ability to work an unconventional schedule during the academic year including nights and weekends
  • Possess and exercise initiative 
  • Commitment to the liberal arts 
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to build, generate and analyze reports in department’s database 

Desired Qualifications
  • Fundraising knowledge and experience
  • Student calling program experience

To Apply: Candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume in a single email to Krista Redding, Director of The Wofford Fund, at reddingjk@wofford.edu. 

 


Admission Counselor or Assistant Director

Wofford College seeks applications for a full time salaried position of Admission Counselor or Assistant Director. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, presentation skills and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making, and is prepared to be responsible for a full range of recruitment activities, including managing recruitment activities within a geographic territory. We seek energetic candidates with a strong sense of initiative, a sense of humor, the ability to work well independently and in a team, and the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Represent the College to students, parents, alumni and high school counselors in a variety of settings. 
  • Counseling prospective students and parents through the college process.
  • Evaluating applications and participating in the selection process.
  • Approximately ten weeks of recruitment travel throughout the year.
  • Conducting on-campus information sessions to both large and small groups; assisting with other on-campus recruitment and yield activities.
  • Planning and implementing effective campus recruitment programs.
  • Organizing effective off campus programs for high school counselors and prospective students and their parents. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, strong computer skills, high energy, and ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts education are required.

Position requires weeks of travel, numerous weekends, and extended hours. Good judgment and the ability to work collegially in a deadline-driven environment is important. A valid driver’s license and sense of humor is required.

Applications details
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:

Collins McCraw
Associate Director of Admissions
mccrawcw@wofford.edu

Submit application materials by Friday, June 30, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates selected for an on campus interview should be prepared for a five minute presentation on a topic of their choice.