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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.
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Wofford College, a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college in Spartanburg, South Carolina, announces a search for a provost. The college seeks a leader who will provide visionary academic and institutional leadership. The new provost will join Wofford at an exciting time in the life of the college as the president, faculty and staff shape important implementation plans for a new Strategic Vision.
For more information about this position, including requirements and a timeline for application, please visit http://www.wofford.edu/provostSearch/
Executive Director of The Space in the Mungo Center
(Wofford Career Services and Professional Development)
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.
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.
Reports to the Provost
- 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
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.
A letter of interest, resume and three professional references may be 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. Open until filled.
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/.
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
429 N Church St
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
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
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Applications will be accepted until position is 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 initial development of an academic department liaison program
- Leads systematic collection assessment activities and actively uses the results in decision making
- 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
- Three years of increasingly responsible experience in academic libraries
- Proven experience in successfully planning and managing budgets
- Two 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
- 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.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.
Wofford's Sandor Teszler Library is home to twelve full-time and four part-time staff members, including eight 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .