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 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 Professor of Studio Art

The Department of Art and Art History at Wofford College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in studio art with specializations in teaching foundations courses, drawing, and painting. The department seeks a dynamic artist active in art and pedagogy who can help develop a growing studio arts program at a liberal arts college. Teaching experience at the college or university level is essential. Wofford College welcomes applicants with diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives.

The Department of Art and Art History at Wofford College presently offers a minor in studio art and a concentration in studio art for art history majors. Within the college’s well-established art history program, majors often choose to take studio courses in addition to their art history coursework. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with studio minors, majors in the department, and students fulfilling fine arts-related distribution requirements. The teaching course load at Wofford is 3-1-3, which includes teaching an innovative January term course in which students concentrate on a single project. Additional duties include advising students, service to the college, committee work, development of the studio arts curriculum, and overseeing students engaged in capstone projects.

MFA degree in Studio Art. Two years teaching experience at the college or university level after earning the MFA preferred, with experience teaching drawing and painting foundations courses. Knowledge of diverse techniques, approaches, and practices pertaining both to artmaking and teaching is essential. The candidate must be able to teach courses in a studio setting to non-majors.

Studio and Arts Facilities:
Wofford is presently building a new arts center and developing its studio arts program. The Rosalind S. Richardson Center for the Arts will become home to academic programs in theatre arts, visual arts, and art history. The 65,000-square-foot building will feature large areas of glass connecting the interior to the outdoors, filling art studios with natural light and creating a sense of transparency and openness between spaces and across an outdoor sculpture garden. The building will be energy efficient and will feature studio offices for arts faculty and new studio classrooms for 2-D and 3-D media. For more information, visit http://www.wofford.edu/constructionupdates/RSRCA/.

Application Materials:
Materials should be mailed to the selection committee and postmarked no later than November 20, 2015. Please submit the following 1) a letter of application, 2) a CV, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) up to 20 images in digital format representing your creative work, 5) up to 20 images in digital format of student work created under your supervision, 6) three letters of recommendation.

The selection committee will choose candidates to interview at the CAA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. 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.

Applications must be submitted by mail or carrier.

Please send applications to:
Studio Art Selection Committee
Department of Art and Art History
Wofford College
429 N Church St
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in mathematics; Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students and lead instructional activities for full mathematics courses per year; develop and design syllabuses for undergraduate courses; conduct program assessment, including compiling, administering, and grading examinations; mentor college students on writing research papers and giving class presentations; maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students; engage in active research agenda, scholarly work and publication of research articles in mathematics; participate in professional/faculty development workshop, attend academic conferences and campus initiatives.

Minimum requirements:

  1. PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics;
  2. One year of work experience as a lecturer teaching mathematics at college level.

Experience may have been obtained concurrently and must include:

  • 1 year of work experience in integrating theory and practice of quantitative reasoning, mathematics and statistics pedagogies in classroom instructional activities at college level.
  • 1 year of work experience in advising and mentoring college students in a small class setting on undergraduate research projects utilizing partial differential equations.

Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S; EOE.

To apply, please mail resume [Job# APM] to Carole B. Lister, HR Director, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303.


Title IX and ADA Coordinator

This is a joint position with Furman University. The Title IX and ADA Coordinator (Coordinator) is responsible for ensuring Furman University and Wofford College (the Institutions) are compliant with all requirements under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, the American with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”).

More information about the position as well as application instructions can be found at: http://jobs.furman.edu/postings/5326

Senior Accountant

OPEN:  September 16, 2015 Full-time with benefits

Wofford College is seeking candidates for the position of Senior Accountant.  This position reports to the Controller and is responsible for the majority of the College's ongoing general ledger accounting processes.  The Senior Accountant will be tasked with recording and reconciling monthly account activity, as well as accounting for the College's fixed assets.  The Senior Accountant is expected to be a positive representative of the Business Office during interactions with other employees, students and parents.  The Senior Accountant will be expected to assist with additional accounting responsibilities and other matters as the need arises.

Requirements for this position include:
  • An undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2-5 years minimum of related experience
  • Equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Systems experience with accounting software, as well as advanced knowledge of computer applications, especially Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both in writing and orally
  • Ability to work independently to address non-routine problems or challenges
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to think critically about opportunities for efficiency and improvement in assigned duties and tasks
  • Experience within higher education or non-profit environment and experience with Banner ERP system preferred
  • Experience working in a team environment strongly preferred
Primary duties include:
  • Reconciliation of accounts in general ledger, including long-term investment accounts, accounts receivable, other assets, accrued liabilities and various other accounts
  • Accounting for fixed asset acquisitions, disposals and depreciation
  • Monitoring and reconciling monthly bank account activity
  • Assisting, as necessary, with the student billing process and responding to student/parent inquiries
  • Monitoring, accounting for, and reporting to relevant state governments on unclaimed property
  • Annual preparation of Forms 1098-T, as well as responding to related student/parent inquiries
  • Preparing monthly journal entries and cost allocations to departments
  • Maintaining and preparing accounting records in good order to facilitate the annual financial statement audit
  • Maintaining and updating the general ledger chart of accounts
  • Serving as a backup for payroll processing and related matters
  • Assisting in the management of the Perkins loan program, VA benefits and billing of outside scholarships
  • Assist co-workers and supervisors with other tasks and duties as assigned
Work Conditions:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, potential for occassional overtime as workload dictates.

Applications Instructions:  Email letter of interest and resume to BusOfficeJobs@wofford.edu.  Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until position is filled. 


Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Duties include but are not limited to: preparing budget; organizing and conducts practice sessions; recruiting student-athletes; preparing inventory of supplies and equipment; reporting on needs and maintenance of facilities and equipment to the Athletic Director, working with the Assistant Athletic Director to order equipment; attending professional meetings, clinics, workshops, etc.; working with the Sports Information Director regarding team pictures, publicity, and newsletters; working with the Athletic Director on scheduling; recommending athletes for awards; furnishing NCAA information regarding team roster, eligibility, coaching staff limitations, etc. to the Associate Athletic Director; maintaining a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Southern Conference, and institutional rules and complies accordingly; responsible for organizing team travel; responsible for developing training rules and conduct of athletes; responsible for other details or any other assignment by the Athletic Director. In addition, the head coach will participate in fundraising activities through the Terrier Club and other College activities.

 A bachelor’s degree is required and three to five years of coaching experience is preferred.

TO APPLY: Applicants should forward a cover letter, resume, and references to:
Elizabeth Rabb, Associate Athletics Director
Wofford College
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC  29303
email: rabbew@wofford.edu

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Executive Director of The Space in the Mungo Center (Wofford Career Services and Professional Development)

Position Overview
The Executive Director of The Space in the Mungo Center works in conjunction with a team of professional staff to help Wofford students build upon the college’s exceptional liberal arts education by adding professional and career development skills desired by employers and graduate schools. In accordance with the vision of the college, The Space also is charged with integrating personal and professional development opportunities into all aspects of a Wofford education. The Space currently features additional student programs in the areas of entrepreneurship, social impact, consulting and international internships.

College Overview
Wofford College, established in 1854, is a prestigious four-year, independent, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers a distinctive program with 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 ranks highly in U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, The Fiske Guide to College, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and the Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange, an organization that recently ranked Wofford #4 in the nation for study abroad participation.

Wofford has produced six Rhodes Scholars and is home to one of the nation’s earliest Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community is home to 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams made up of student-athletes with some of the highest graduation rates in the country. A member of the Southern Conference, Wofford athletics regularly places the college on the national stage. In addition the college has hosted summer training camp for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers for the past 20 years.

A leader in offering high-impact learning opportunities to students, Wofford encourages students to take advantage of all that Wofford, and through it the world, has to offer.

Scope of Responsibilities

Inspire Leadership and Development of a Dynamic Team
Shape a highly effective career services and professional development team by hiring, training, motivating and setting model leadership direction for The Space. Develop The Space into the best and most distinctive professional and career development program in the undergraduate, private liberal arts sector.

Dedicated to the Success of All Wofford Students
Be visible, available, and proactive in empowering all students to assess, pursue, and achieve their post-Wofford goals. With The Space team, imagine, develop, implement, and continuously improve a palette of services that challenges students to map ambitious futures, develop skills and relationships, and cultivate dispositions for lifelong growth and success. Engagement with Wofford students across the full spectrum of majors and interests is expected.

Forge Strategic Partnerships
Strategically leverage partnerships with alumni, parents, employers, and graduate schools so that students have a robust network of relationships from which they can successfully draw.

Committed to Cross-College Coordination, Collaboration and Execution
Actively collaborate with peers in the administration, faculty, and staff in achieving the college’s vision of preparing superior students for meaningful lives as citizens, leaders, and scholars. The Space serves as an extension of the classroom, and it is crucial for achieving college-level goals in the areas of student life, recruitment, retention, marketing, development, alumni relations, and community outreach.

Reporting Relationship
Reports to the Provost

Education/Skill Requirements

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Substantial professional experience required
  • Ability to counsel and advise college students from a variety of majors, backgrounds, experiences, and vocational aspirations
  • Proven track record of working with external companies, agencies and individuals to coordinate mentorships, internships, and employment opportunities for Wofford students
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver training
  • Proven program development and planning experience

Key Competency Requirements
  • Engaging, enthusiastic and inclusive leadership style
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective budget management
  • Demonstrated understanding of social media and other digital communication and marketing tools

Key Internal Operating Relationships
  • College Academic Area Faculty and Center Staff
  • Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
  • Vice President for Enrollment
  • Vice President for Marketing and Communications
  • Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni
  • Key Athletics Staff, including Coaches of Division 1 Athletic Teams

Work Conditions
Minimal travel required. Regular college business hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evening and weekend work expected.

Application Instructions
A letter of interest, resume and three references may be emailed to EDTheSpace@wofford.edu or mailed to Wofford College, Attn: Human Resource Office, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Questions regarding the search should be directed to the search committee chair, Philip G. Swicegood, Ph.D. at 864-597-4378.  Position will remain open until filled.

Director of Library Collections, Discovery, and Access Services

Wofford College seeks an innovative and forward-thinking individual to join our team as Director of Library Collections, Discovery, and Access Services. This person will have responsibility for coordinating collection development activities in strategic and innovative ways, and for collaboratively guiding cataloging and discovery services. If you have a proven record of engaging faculty and students in collection development, of sound stewardship of financial resources, and of promoting methods that increase discovery and access of resources, you are encouraged to apply.  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. Despite much of the activity traditionally considered to be “behind the scenes” work, this department strives to have a public service orientation. 

Primary duties include:

  • Steers the overarching direction of the library’s collection development activities
  • Provides strategic guidance for the coordination of cataloging and discovery services, in collaboration with our Coordinator of Discovery and Access Services
  • Develops and implements processes for acquiring, describing, and making resources accessible in a 21st century academic library
  • Assists with the development and coordination of an academic department liaison program
  • Leads systematic collection assessment activities and actively uses the results in decision making
  • Participates in the provision of reference and instruction services
  • Supervises, mentors, and evaluates library faculty and staff

Requirements for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in academic libraries
  • Proven experience in successfully planning and managing budgets
  • Three or more years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and experience with current and emerging practices and technologies in libraries, especially in the areas of acquiring, describing and making resources accessible
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully and humanely guiding change in an organization
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Subject master’s degree, especially in an area not already represented among the library staff
  • Prior experience in a liberal arts college library
  • Knowledge of copyright and resource licensing matters
  • Prior experience with successful strategic collaboration with other libraries

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

 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 .


Information Technology – Network Administrator

Wofford College is seeking candidates for the position of Network Administrator. This position reports to the Director of Network Services and is responsible for maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting LAN devices and systems. This is a permanent full time (12-month) position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Manage and support Enterprise LAN infrastructure including:
    • Cisco Catalyst switch models 3850, 4500X, Nexus 56128
    • Cisco ASA5585 and 5520 Firewalls
    • Cisco 7206 routers
    • Cisco 5508 wireless LAN controllers and AIR-3702 and AIR-702 WAPs
    • Cisco CUCM and CUP voice system with CP-8961 phones and VG224 analog gateways
  • Manage and support operational systems including:
    • Cisco Secure ACS
    • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Cisco ISE
    • BT Diamond IP Control
    • Cacti monitoring
  • Coordinate and manage installation projects for systems listed above.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong technical competencies routing, switching, IP management
  • LAN security concepts including access lists, access control, WiFi encryption, VPN
  • Voice system administration
  • Technical documentation
  • Strong written and verbal skills


  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Display willingness to learn new systems, techniques and responsibilities.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate competent interpersonal skills, diplomacy, good judgment and strong commitment to professionalism.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum Five years of related work experience and an Associates Degree. CCNP or CCNA certification.

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

Information Management Programmer/Analyst

Full Time position with competitive benefits package
OPEN:  June 22, 2015
CLOSE: Until filled or an adequate number of qualified resumes are received 

The Office of Information Management provides business intelligence support, web application development, and institutional data reporting services for Wofford College.  Web application programming utilizing ASP.net and SQL server databases is this position’s primary duty. 

The programmer/analyst will:
- develop and maintain web applications using Microsoft .NET
- assist in the implementation and maintenance of an institutional portal
- maintain the IIS web server and develop webpages for the college website
- create and maintain informational reports for all areas of the college
- assist in the development and implementation of performance indicators/metrics for use in a dashboard environment

The following software and skills will be used on a regular basis:
- Visual Studio.Net (using VB.Net and a MS SQL database)
- SQL Developer (to write SQL and PL/SQL against an Oracle database)
- HTML / CSS / Javascript development  
- Business Objects Enterprise (Crystal Reports, Dashboard Manager, Performance Manager)
- Ellucian Banner higher education administrative software
- Microsoft Office suite

QUALIFICATIONS: A strong programming background and problem solving ability is essential. A bachelor's degree in Computer science or related major is required for this position. Experience analyzing and interpreting complex data sets, expertise in designing and implementing web applications, and the ability to easily acquire new skills are crucial. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a higher education setting. Candidates must be comfortable working with administrators, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of departments. Excellent oral and written communication skills are imperative for this position.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Send letter of application, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references to: Franklin Pettit, Director of Information Management, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663. Email applications to: imjob@wofford.edu.