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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 AVI at 597-4250. Applications may be obtained from AVI 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.

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Faculty Openings

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


Director for Marketing and Promotions

Supervision: The Director of Marketing & Promotions reports to the Senior Associate AD for Sports Programs.

Specific Responsibilities:

Marketing responsibilities:

  • Sports Schedule Card Sales
  • Planning special events for corporate ticket holders and any game sponsors as needed.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Southern Conference, and institutional rules and complies accordingly.

Season Ticket Sales – External Operations

  • Coordinate corporate events and advertisers.

Promotion Responsibilities
  • Implementation of in-game promotions (timeouts, halftimes, pre and postgame) for all sports including men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and men’s and women’s tennis.
  • Pre-event promotions for all sports listed above to attract attendance and community support.
  • All event public address announcement scripts and music for each event listed above.
  • Ordering of giveaway items for events listed above.
  • Game-day operations at football and men’s basketball games
  • Be a Responsible Employee under the Sexual Misconduct Policy and must report all relevant information learned about alleged sexual misconduct to the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. No employee is authorized to investigate or resolve student complaints of Sexual Misconduct unless they are doing so at the request of the Title IX Coordinator. 

Other Responsibilities
  • Sport oversight for Wofford Cheer and Dance teams
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience required.
  • 3-5 years experience required.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

NOTES:
  • Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
  • Start Date: Mid-Late August 2017

APPLICATION:


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


Director of Annual Giving

Office of Advancement
Reporting to the Executive Director of Engagement & Annual Giving, this position is a full-time salaried position with competitive benefits package.

Wofford College seeks an experienced and highly motivated Director of Annual Giving. The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for providing leadership in developing, administering and evaluating an operating plan for the continual growth of the annual giving program in regards to number of donors and the levels of giving.

In particular, the Director will:

  • Segment prospect audiences for solicitation based on common/shared criteria 
  • Plan and implement a multi-channel (mail, phone, email, social media, face-to-face solicitation and other new and emerging methods/media) fundraising strategy for each segment
  • Work with the Director of Marketing & Communications for Advancement to create concepts and construct messages that clearly articulate the case for support; Primary focus will be on The Wofford Fund with secondary focus on other unrestricted and temporarily restricted funds
  • Create and monitor multi-year and annual solicitation calendars, work plans and budgets 
  • Manage a small portfolio of leadership annual giving prospects
  • Collaborate with the Director of Donor Relations on a donor recognition program and other broad-based donor stewardship including opportunities for engagement with institutional leadership and other donor groups.
  • Monitor key fundraising program performance metrics, including donor acquisition rates, pledge fulfillment, donor retention rates, donor loyalty and donor development (upgrade) effectiveness. 
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with the Director of Marketing & Communications for Advancement, the Director of Parent Engagement, Coordinator for Young Alumni Engagement, the Director of Donor Relations and the Terrier Club staff
  • Supervise the Assistant Director of Annual Giving and provide oversight with regard to the student calling program when needed.
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of cultivation and solicitation activities. Oversee the tracking of giving and membership information in constituent database.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, plus a minimum of three years of experience in the annual giving and advancement fields
  • Experience in higher education and the liberal arts preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with experience writing fundraising appeals
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies
  • A commitment to high personal performance and teamwork
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and ability to manage multiple competing priorities with minimal oversight
  • Strong familiarity with best practices in annual giving
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically build a program and drive towards numerical goals and produce outstanding results
  • Proven success in developing creative, revenue-producing fundraising appeals

Additional Information:

  • The duties of this position include regional travel to meetings, events, and conferences.
  • A driver’s license is required in order to perform the core functions of the position. 
  • The successful candidate is expected to perform additional duties as assigned. 
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.   


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 robertsdk@wofford.edu.

 


Technical Director

Full-Time 
Application Deadline:  to be filled by Aug. 30, 2017

WOFFORD COLLEGE is seeking a Technical Director for the Department of Theatre. This will be the department’s first season in the new Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts, a state-of-the-art facility that is home to both theatre and visual arts. The Center for the Arts includes a 320-seat proscenium theatre, a 75-seat black box theatre, classrooms and offices, in addition to extensive gallery, museum, and studio spaces. The Technical Director takes a positive leadership role to help create and support a producing environment that is artistically visionary, professional, efficient and safe. The Technical Director’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the realization of set, lighting, sound and video designs; supervision and training of work-study/student crews; management and maintenance of the scene shop, storage spaces and the theatres, including equipment repair/replacement; and attendance as needed throughout technical rehearsals, performances and strike. Currently the Department of Theatre produces two main stage shows, one black box production, a student-directed and produced show during January Interim (minimal Technical Director support) and regularly occurring special events such as acting, directing and devised theatre class productions (minimal production). Skills required:  rigging, wood and metal fabrication, CAD, automation/motor control, sound and lighting installation and operation, interest and ability to work with students, maintaining a cooperative work environment. Teaching opportunities (Stagecraft, etc.) may exist depending on level of education. The Technical Director is expected to be part of a team of dedicated theatre artists who provide a model of professionalism and artistic integrity to all students. A BA in theatre is required, MFA or equivalent professional experience is preferred.

Wofford College is actively recruiting diverse faculty, staff, and students in accordance with the college’s strategic plan for diversity. We welcome applications from ethnic minorities, indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identities, visible minorities and others who may contribute to its diversity. 

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.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation, and successful graduates. Wofford is home to one of the nation’s 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.

Wofford is located a few blocks north of the central business district of Spartanburg, S.C. The Spartanburg area boasts an active international commercial community that comprises companies such as BMW and Michelin. Spartanburg is a growing and diverse community that supports seven college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations.

All applications must include the following materials: a letter of application that addresses how the candidate is prepared to meet the specific needs of Wofford’s Theatre Program; curriculum vitae; names and contact information for three professional references; and a copy of graduate transcripts. Applicants are welcome to include supplementary evidence of teaching effectiveness and creative work.

Submit all materials, ordered as above, electronically as one pdf file to: TheatreSearchMLLC@wofford.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the chair of the Department of Theatre, Dr. Mark Ferguson, at fergusonma@wofford.edu.


Library Collections, Discovery, and Access Services Assistant

Wofford College seeks a dynamic, friendly, and highly organized individual to serve as our Collections, Discovery, and Access Services Assistant in the Sandor Teszler Library. The primary role of this position is the day-to-day management of the library's print and electronic periodicals and standing orders. This includes the acquisition, renewal, cancellation, and other maintenance activities surrounding serial publications and standing orders. The individual in this position also maintains usage statistics for the library's online resources. Additionally, this position routinely assists with processing and maintenance of archives and special collections materials.

 Verbal and written communication skills are fundamental to this position, as is the ability to maintain strong interpersonal relations with a diverse array of individuals. The person in this position must be able to manage multiple detailed activities with frequent distraction. Proficiency with computers and with standard office technology and applications are also critical to this position.

This position is 30 hours per week with benefits, and works as part of a team of seven individuals that reports to the Director of Collections, Discovery, and Access Services. 

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluent in standard computer applications, such as MS Office, and the ability to quickly learn new applications
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to carry out detailed work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 Preferred qualifications include:

  • Prior experience providing support in library acquisitions, cataloging, or related areas
  • Prior experience in an academic library
  • Prior experience working with archives or special collections materials
  • Familiarity with academic library databases and scholarly publishing

The College 
Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is home to one of the nation’s 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams. 

The Library 
Wofford College's Sandor Teszler Library is home to 17 full-time and four part-time staff members, including seven faculty librarians and archivists. Wofford's library recently has completed a partial renovation of the main level, allowing it to better facilitate student learning and collaboration. The library maintains an active instruction program, and the reference desk is staffed by library faculty approximately 55 hours a week. The institution utilizes the Summon discovery service, providing students and faculty with access to more than 200 million electronic books, journals and other resources. The library also houses the college’s special collections and archives, including the historic records of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

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

 



IT Support Specialist 

Wofford College has an excellent opportunity for an IT Support Specialist to become a member of our highly successful team.  The IT Support Specialist is a professional member of the Wofford College Information Technology Services (ITS) staff, reporting to the IT Help Center Director. This position is responsible for resolving incidents and fulfilling requests.  The IT Support Specialist is devoted to all aspects of computer setup, installation, troubleshooting, service, upgrades, and maintenance while providing great troubleshooting abilities, customer service, and attention to detail.

The IT Help Center is Wofford College’s primary point of contact for all IT services.  IT Help Center staff serve as subject matter experts in a wide variety of areas.  The IT Support Specialist must have a thorough knowledge of computer software and hardware and a variety of internet applications, networks and operating systems. The ideal candidate will provide on-site support daily while maintaining and supporting general request and break/fix technology related issues in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  1. Promotes friendly, courteous, and professional service.  Follows IT service management best practices to deliver superior customer service. 
  2. Provide level 1 on-site setup, repair, and support for hardware, software, peripheral devices, presentation equipment and other technology initiatives. 
  3. Responsible for ensuring incidents and service requests are researched, answered, and resolved in accordance with service levels established in the IT Service Catalog. 
  4. Responsible for answering phones/emails, efficiently working and resolving issues, escalating appropriate issues to resolve client problems in a timely manner, and following up on issues to ensure timely resolution.
  5. Set up workstations with computers and necessary peripheral devices (printers, routers, etc.)
  6. Implement, organize, and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their work.
  7. Perform troubleshooting to diagnose and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, etc.)
  8. Determine users’ technical needs and provide them with appropriate solutions.
  9. Ability to work efficiently without supervision. 
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  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.  Ability to quickly learn new IT skills and concepts.
  3. Ability to work evening/weekends as needed.
  4. Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.
  5. Ability to work under usual office conditions including: occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds, occasional stooping and kneeling, and occasional crouching and crawling. 

Preferred

  1. HDI certification a plus.
  2. Associate’s degree preferred.
  3. Excellent communication skills.
  4. Three to five years of experience in a related technology environment. 

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C.  It offers 25 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates.  Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is home to one of the nation’s 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters.  The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams. 

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.

 


 

Graphic Designer – Print and Web

Office of Marketing and Communications

Resumes will be accepted starting July 20, 2017, until the job is filled
Anticipated hire date: September 1, 2017
Full-time salaried position with competitive benefits package
This position will report to and work with the Director of Creative Services

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Wofford College seeks to find a creative Graphic/Web Designer with experience in both print and electronic media. We are looking for someone who can take directions from written or spoken ideas and convert them into robust marketing materials. Applicants with experience in web design and development will be given prime consideration.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; at least four years of professional experience required if incumbent has no degree.
  • Capable graphic artist with cross-platform computer skills and knowledge of preparation of pre-press print files and web-ready files.
  • Must be proficient in Adobe CC Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver. Proficiency in Premiere Pro is a plus.
  • Must have working knowledge of HTML and CSS. Familiarity with Javascript, PHP and ASP.net is a plus.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to coordinate text, graphics and photography to create visual marketing materials, websites, custom graphics and other media.
  • Ability to work within agreed production deadlines.
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects for multiple clients on multiple platforms.
  • Commitment to maintaining the quality brand of Wofford College.
  • Ability to take a teamwork approach to tasks to create cohesive designs that reflect Wofford’s culture and goals. 
  • Ability to receive and implement constructive critiques and edits from supervisor and team members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with internal clients to conceptualize and produce graphic/web design and marketing collaterals that effectively and creatively support the Wofford brand.
  • Work to meet established production schedules and deadlines as assigned by Director of Creative Services. Proactively communicate with internal clients on job status.
  • Work with the Project Manager to coordinate the production process with external vendors, including quoting and providing finished pre-press files. Attend press checks as necessary or as directed by Director of Creative Services.
  • Safeguard Wofford’s brand identity and messaging through consistent and accurate execution within all mediums.
  • Follow production through to completion as well as satisfactory acceptance by internal clients.
  • Understand Wofford’s marketing and communication objectives and work collaboratively with team members to meet institutional goals.
  • The above statements describe the job’s essential duties and responsibilities; they are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to the job incumbent.

Application Instructions:
Email your cover letter, resume, link to online portfolio and three references to C. Michelle Griggs, Director of Creative Services, at griggscm@wofford.edu. A digital portfolio is required to be considered for this position.