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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.

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.

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. 

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Assistant Dean for International Programs 
OPEN: Immediately 
CLOSE: June 15, 2015

Wofford College is seeking an Assistant Dean for International Programs. This position reports to the Dean of International Programs and is responsible for coordinating study abroad efforts at Wofford College. The Assistant Dean of International Programs coordinates all short term study abroad opportunities, serves as an advisor for study abroad, and leads marketing initiatives within the Office of International Programs. In addition, this staff member serves as risk manager and leads the Office of International Programs in crisis management overseas. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Proposed starting date for this position is September 1, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will be to:
  • Oversee all short-term study abroad programming (faculty-led and partner-sponsored) 
  • Manage a portion of short-term study abroad programs including budget preparation, application processing, and marketing 
  • Manage StudioAbroad software (portfolio management, application process, data collection) 
  • Advise students regarding semester and summer study abroad opportunities 
  • Lead study abroad orientation sessions 
  • Serve as risk and crisis manager within the Office of International Programs 
  • Coordinate marketing and publicity efforts 
  • Develop special projects as needed to meet internationalization initiatives 
  • Develop and coordinate best practices for the promotion of, application to, orientation for, supervision of, and reentry from study abroad 
  • Collaborate with the dean to oversee all external OIP materials 
  • Distribute international programs data (internally and externally) 
  • Respond to parent and student concerns as needed 
  • Collaborate with Admission to market international programming to prospective students and their families 
  • Serve as social media coordinator for a variety of platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blogs) 

Qualifications:
  • master’s degree in a related field 
  • excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • excellent computer skills including familiarity with Word, Excel, Power Point and databases (knowledge of Studio Abroad software preferred) 
  • previous study abroad or international work experience 
  • proven success with project management 
  • strong attention to and a passion for details 
  • experience and commitment to working with students from diverse and under-represented populations in study abroad 
  • minimum 3-years of experience working in the field of education abroad 
  • proficiency in a second language preferred 
  • experience working with faculty-led short-term study abroad programs preferred 
  • understanding of website and publication design and maintenance, and use of social media marketing 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 internationalprograms@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.


TITLE: Administrative Assistant for the Wofford Alumni and Parent Programs Office
Reports to the Director of Alumni and Parents Programs
Open: May 4, 2015
Close: Once position is filled

The administrative assistant (a full-time, non-exempt position) duties will include greeting visitors, answering the main Alumni phone line, maintaining the department’s Outlook calendar and assisting with scheduling meetings, occasional data entry, running reports as requested, sending invitations, tracking RSVPS for campus and off campus events large and small, preparing nametags, helping to set up special events, and working at the check-in/registration tables for many of the events, which occasionally will be scheduled in the evening or on a weekend, serving as a back-up receptionist for the Development office. Other duties include running copies, scanning, filing, faxing, and similar routine office tasks. The administrative assistant will take direction from Director of Alumni and Parents Programs and possibly from other individuals leading the following programs: alumni programs, parent programs, student programs, and more.

Minimum requirements:
  • Four years of related work experience and a high school level education; or two years or related work experience and an Associate degree; or equivalent of experience and education. 
  • Customer Service orientation. 
  • Energetic with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Mail merge experience very helpful. 
  • Possess qualities of confidentiality and discretion. 
  • Professional, engaging and honest demeanor. 
  • Ability to handle multiple and complex tasks and projects competently, diplomatically, and in a timely manner. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please email cover letter, resume to Director of Development Operations, GoingsLE@Wofford.edu

  


Director of Library Research, Education, and Outreach Services
April 8, 2015: Announcement is until position is filled
Position is full-time with benefits

Wofford College seeks an innovative and forward-thinking individual to join our team as we transform the Sandor Teszler Library into a vibrant academic commons. The person in this position will be responsible for advancing methods through which the library can connect with students, faculty, and staff, while also facilitating connections among those groups in the context of the library and academic commons. The successful candidate will be at ease in a collaborative working environment in which flexibility, communication, and cooperation form the foundation. 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. Creativity and a user-centered mindset will be needed to ensure that the library’s outward facing services are successfully promoted to and easily accessed by the Wofford community.

Primary duties include:

  • Steers the overarching direction of reference and research services, which are provided through a variety of methods
  • Coordinates library outreach and marketing services
  • Provides strategic guidance for the coordination of a multi-faceted instruction program, in collaboration with our Instruction Coordinator
  • Provides oversight of circulation and reserve activities
  • Facilitates collaborative endeavors with faculty, especially in the incorporation of the principles of information literacy into the curriculum
  • Coordinates and participates in the development of an academic department liaison program
  • Advances student engagement with the library

Other duties include:

  • Contributes to collection development activities
  • Assists in designing flexible, innovative, and student-focused spaces in the library
  • Teaches courses for students of all levels in the instruction program
  • Participates in the provision of reference services
  • Contributes to the development and deployment of library assessment activities, specifically in the areas of reference, instruction, and outreach
  • Supervises and evaluates library faculty and staff

Requirements for this position include:

  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in academic libraries
  • User-focused service philosophy
  • Experience providing research services and instruction in an academic library environment
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with assessing library services
  • Demonstrable success with outreach and marketing library services
  • Experience with and knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Subject master’s degree, especially in an area not already represented among the library staff
  • Experience with digital liberal arts programs and activities
  • Prior experience in a liberal arts college library

This position reports to the Dean of the Library, and has supervisory responsibility of permanent and student staff. The position may entail some evening and weekend work.

The College
Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Wofford College is a private, selective, national liberal arts college with approximately 1,600 students. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is an exciting time to be at Wofford, in part because the College is beginning the implementation of its new, ambitious Strategic Vision.

The Library
Wofford's Sandor Teszler Library is home to twelve full-time and four part-time staff members, including seven faculty librarians and archivists. Wofford's library has recently 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 over 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 libraryvacancy@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.


Admission Application Coordinator

OPEN:  Immediately
CLOSE: June 19, 2015
 

Wofford College, founded in 1854, is a highly selective, private, residential, liberal arts institution. The College is home to approximately 1,600 students and 135 full-time faculty members. A Phi Beta Kappa campus, Wofford College has produced six Rhodes scholars, with the most recent selection in the class of 2013. The Open Doors survey consistently ranks the institution among the top ten schools in the country for the percentage of students studying abroad for academic credit. Forbes also listed Wofford among its top 50 ROI schools, and is the only South Carolina school who has received this honor.

Summary
Wofford College seeks applications for a full time salaried position of Admission Application Coordinator. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. 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

  • Open and disburse all incoming mail
  • Process all mailed application information
  • Process online applications and run application systems checks
  • Scan and import paperwork to online application files
  • Process all decision information – deposit checks, withdraws, etc.
  • Distribute information to campus offices (housing, registrar, business office) when necessary
  • Track all business reply postage
  • Answer general phone line(s) and provide relief coverage for lobby desk
  • Assist with processing of inquiry cards and bulk mailings
  • Assist at all admission events – weekends and nights as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree preferred. 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. Flexible, adaptable, detail oriented, organized, ability to meet deadlines and work with time sensitive information is crucial. Positive phone presence, superior people skills, and a sense of humor are required. A basic understanding of Banner and Slate systems is also preferred.

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:

Lathrop Mosley
Admission Data and Software Director
mosleylh@wofford.edu

Application materials are to be submitted by June 19, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July, 2015.

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.