It is the policy of Wofford College to provide equal opportunities and reasonable accommodation to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
FACULTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: May be viewed on the academic department website and by contacting the Office of the Academic Dean 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.
STAFF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: 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.
Wofford College participates in e-verify.
CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER JOB OPENING
Position Title: Campus Safety Officer
Work Schedule: Full Time, 40 hours/week, 3rd Shift Weekends
OPEN: June 7, 2013
CLOSE: June 14, 2013
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
HOW TO APPLY: Submit application or resume to Mr. James Randal Hall, Campus Safety Director, Wofford College, 429 North Church St., Spartanburg SC 29303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be printed from the Wofford College Human Resource webpage.
OPEN: April 4, 2013 (Position available April 22, 2013)
CLOSE: Until filled
Full-time position with benefits. Review of resumes will begin immediately
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Finance, this position is responsible for the financial and grants accounting functions, implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls that will ensure that college assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with all financial policies and GAAP.
The Assistant Controller demonstrates in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and applicable accounting standards. Develops and administers accounting policies and procedures to maintain the fiscal integrity of the college. Assists the Associate VP for Finance with the oversight of payroll, accounts payable, student accounts, general accounting and the campus post office. Has responsibility for ensuring the delivery of quality customer service, efficient processing of accounting items, reconciliations, and period end close processes. This position is a “power user” of the College’s finance software system (Banner) and provides system support for any implementation that affects Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Finance or Payroll. The Assistant Controller is a key contact in the annual financial statement audit and other agreed upon procedures engagements. This position also supports and assists in executing strategies to improve efficiency and customer service; supports institutional effectiveness.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Responsible for all endowed funds and all other restricted funds. Tracks and reviews all activity in these funds.
• Responsible for all grant accounting and reporting.
• Reconciles all gifts received through Development to gifts per the general ledger and reviews and tracks all gifts to ensure certain donor restrictions are followed.
• Performs all monthly and other periodic debt accounting.
• Performs all trust and annuities accounting.
• Responsible for accounting for pledges including calculating allowance for doubtful accounts.
• Completes annual surveys specific to Higher Education and NCAA athletic reporting requirements.
• Responsible for tax reporting for foreign national employees and students.
• Responsible for training accounting staff and other support staff on any new policies or procedures that are implemented.
• Assists with other tax reporting requirements of the College.
• Assists with treasury function of the College.
An undergraduate degree in accounting with a minimum of 5 years of related experience required. A master’s degree and CPA license are preferred. Excellent technical skills with advanced PC skills (Microsoft Excel, Access, Word) necessary. Higher education, Banner Finance, and Crystal Reporting experience also strongly preferred. Proven ability to communicate orally and in writing required. Must have exceptional abilities and commitment to organize work duties and tasks; creative thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Email cover letter and resume to AssistantControllerSearch@wofford.edu. Mail cover letter and resume to Wofford College, Attn: Business Office Assistant Controller Search Committee, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663.
In anticipation of receiving a high volume of resumes, the search committee will be unable to send resume acknowledgements.
DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION
OPEN: June 5, 2013
CLOSE: Until filled
Full-time position with benefits. Review of resumes will begin immediately.
Wofford College invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Admission. This position represents an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and experienced enrollment
professional who demonstrates a strong work ethic, strategic thinking, creative energy, sound judgment and superior communication and management skills.
The Director of Admission, reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment, will lead an admission team focused on providing outstanding service in meeting the needs of students in the college
selection process. Experience meeting and exceeding enrollment goals, use of advanced and innovative recruitment technology and techniques, and an understanding of the foundational of exceptional admission counseling are required.
Wofford College is a national residential liberal arts college of 1,600 students in Spartanburg, SC. Wofford ranks nationally in the percentage of students who earn credit abroad and has maintained a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa since 1941. Its 170-acre campus is a national arboretum. Wofford was selected in 2012 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” Wofford’s mission is to provide superior liberal arts education while fostering commitment to excellence in character, performance, leadership, service to others and life-long learning.
The Director of Admission is responsible for all aspects of the admission function including: recruitment and selection of new and transfer students, budget management, market planning
and implementation, publications and communications and fostering relationships with a wide variety of external and internal constituents.
The Director of Admission serves as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution. Candidates must have superior communications, public speaking, organizational, logistical, and interpersonal skills. He or she should have supervisory experience with a focus on counselor goals and results; expertise in facilitating organizational development and change; competency in analyzing recruitment-related data and assessing programming activities as part of a strategic enrollment planning initiative; an understanding of the innovative uses of technology in the recruitment process and experience working with diverse populations. The Director of Admission will be expected to travel frequently, occassionally including weekends and evenings.
The qualified candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience in the administration of an admissions office. Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through June 21, or until position is filled. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume along with contact information for three professional references to Brand Stille, Vice President of Enrollment, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29302 or email@example.com.
It is the policy of Wofford College to provide equal opportunities and reasonable accommodation to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
ASSISTANT TO THE BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT
Full time not to exceed a yearly total of 1650 hours
Reports to: Chair of Biology
OPEN: June 10, 2013
CLOSE: Until filled
General Statement of Duties
The Administrative Assistant to the Biology Department must have the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality, an ability to handle complex responsibilities in a dynamic work setting, evidence of effective oral and written communication, excellent interpersonal skills, good humor, and sincere regard and interest in the success of students and colleagues.
Some experience as an assistant in an office setting is required, preferably in an educational environment.
Essential Job Knowledge and Skills
Essential Job Abilities
- Principles and practices of office management and records maintenance
- Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment
- Computer operating systems and software involving word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software
- English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Examples of Daily Responsibilities
- Find the humor in potentially stressful situations and remain outwardly calm
- Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others
- 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) documents, records, and reports
- Work effectively to meet demanding schedules and multiple timelines
- Work independently with little direction
- Establish warm and welcoming atmosphere for visitors, students, and faculty
- Schedule appointments for department chair, courses and classrooms, etc.
- Match students with physicians to shadow during our Clinical Interim Internship program (with support from the faculty)
- Communicate with various Wofford constituencies (e.g., other departments, students, etc.) and external to the College (e.g., suppliers, graduate schools) via email, phone, and letter
- Maintain the biology department yearly budget (divided by professor, course, etc.) and multiple financial accounts for grants from foundations, such as Teagle and NSF
- Itemize and submit reimbursements for travel expenses
- Provide clerical support for twelve Biology faculty members, including helping grade objective portions of exams, typing handwritten documents, compiling handouts, etc.
- Keep minutes for departmental meetings and retreats
- Support data gathering for SACS accreditation, including compiling annual senior exit interview results
- Maintain confidential database for every Biology major; including transcript and standardized test scores (e.g., MCAT)
- File and retrieve student records and reports from Degreeworks, Banner, etc.
- Compile pre med students’ committee evaluations and send them to the appropriate schools or upload them to AMCAS
- Arrange dates and location for the annual Comprehensive Exams given to junior and senior majors
- Overhaul (in 2012) and maintain the Biology webpage
- Order food from local vendors or Aramark for various events, including the weekly meeting of the Medical Case Studies class (approximately 30 people)
- Organize teaching assistant paper work (e.g., timesheets, Student For Hire forms)
- Supervise two students who serve as departmental office assistants
- Inventory and order supplies and equipment (items and equipment for biological research are identified by biologists)
- Trouble-shooting office equipment (e.g., paper jams in copy machine)
- Jumping in to resolve the minor crises that arise
Salary and Benefits
Compensation includes a competitive benefits package, which includes health insurance and a tax-deferred retirement plan.
Email a letter of interest, resume, and the names and addresses of three references to Lisa P. Thomas-Barnett, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications by the Chair and members of the Biology Department will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.