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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. 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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Executive Administrative Assistant to the President

OPEN: April 15, 2016

CLOSE: When filled


Wofford College is seeking an Executive Administrative Assistant to the President. The Executive Administrative Assistant reports directly to the President and provides high-level critical support to the President. The successful candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to an ever-changing fast-paced schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and, at times, be flexible with their hours as the president’s schedule demands.

Primary duties include:

  • Managing the daily operations of the president’s office and the president’s calendar; maintaining the president’s contact lists and correspondence; compiling daily and weekly briefing and travel materials; assisting students, parents, alumni, friends of the college, and others by providing answers/solutions or referring callers to others as necessary to maximize use of the president’s time.

Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Confirming and verifying appointments, booking travel for the president, conserving the president’s time by prioritizing telephone calls and daily mail, working with other departments to schedule college board and council meetings, coordinating events, room requests and reservations, supporting college senior staff as needed, scheduling and supervising student assistants, budget preparation and fiscal management. 

Key competency requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the general public and employees of the college, ability to multi-task and meet demanding deadlines, exercise discretion, independent judgment and maintain a professional demeanor at all times, expertise with various software applications, word processing, database tools, electronic mail software on PCs, ability to research on the internet, to retrieve and store data.

 

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or five to seven years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in the higher education environment.

Email a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to PresidentEAA@wofford.edu.

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 18 NCAA Division I athletics teams. 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.




Assistant Gift/Data Processor (FT)

Reports to the Director of Advancement Operations

OPEN: April 15, 2016

CLOSE: When filled

The Assistant Gift Processor (a non-exempt position) is responsible for, but not limited to, the following major areas:

  • Gift and Pledge Recording (50% of work responsibility)
    • Accurately records all pledges received through the college’s calling program
    • Processes corporate matching gifts
    • Records all gifts received through the student annual giving programs
    • Prepares pledge reminders
    • Prepares gift receipts
    • Assists the college’s gift processor during high volume periods
     
  • Coordinating the matching gifts process
    • Track matching gifts and potential matching gifts
    • Follows-up with qualified individuals who have not submitted a matching gift form
    • Communicates with companies regarding guidelines and anticipated timelines
     
  • Other general duties
    • Provide customer service to alumni, parents and other constituents
    • Provide general assistance to various program directors of the department to include, but not limited to: 
      • Director of Gift Planning
      • Director of Foundation, Corporate and Government Relations
       
    • Maintains confidentiality regarding all gifts, pledges and communications
     
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director of Advancement Operations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma is required. An associate’s degree or equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred
  • The ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse constituent group, other departments and other members of the development team
  • Highly detail oriented with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry
  • Ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks while adhering to deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency and experience with computers including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
  • Ability to understand and follow directions and complex policies and procedures
  • Must be able to exercise discretion and work independently

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please email cover letter and resume to advancementvacancy@wofford.edu.




Communications Center Dispatcher (FT position with benefits)

OPEN: March 2, 2016
CLOSE: When filled

Answers phones, processes and routes calls for service, enters and updates data into CAD software; dispatches fire, EMS and Campus Safety officers as needed; monitors the fire alarm system software; activates emergency alert system when necessary;  monitors campus CCTV system.

Essential Functions

  • Receives and transmits official information by Campus Safety radios and telephone.
  • Monitors NOAA and National Weather Service Websites and radios for developing weather patterns for the area of Spartanburg. 
  • Suggests changes to voice and data communications systems and appropriate.
  • Operates/monitors campus CCTV systems. 
  • Operates department CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) software.
  • Maintains and reviews digital logger recordings as necessary. 
  • Conducts DMV inquires for field personnel. 

 Skills Required

  • Ability to work within a close-knit emergency communications center environment.
  • Knowledge of the practice and procedures used to operate an emergency communications center.
  • Knowledge of appropriate FCC rules, regulations and policies. 
  • Ability to operate electronic voice and data communications equipment. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with others. 

 Mental Demands

  • Ability to remain calm while supporting stressful law enforcement and emergency management operations. 

 Physical Demands

  • Standing, sitting, bending or kneeling 
  • Skills necessary to perform essential tasks 
  • Computer, CAD system, CCTV (both analog and digital formats), emergency alert systems to include the campus siren system, wireless communication systems, and telephones.

 Required education level and background certification

  • Candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent and attend and successfully complete an 11-day resident basic telecommunications course at the SC Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, SC.  Candidate must pass a NCIC coded J background for law enforcement employment.

 

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 
 Mail letter of interest and application or resume to Director of Campus Safety, Wofford College, 429 North Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303. Email letter of interest and application or resume to WoffordDispatcher@wofford.edu.




Campus Post Office Clerk/Administrative Housekeeper - Post Office 

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Wofford College is seeking candidates for the position of Campus Post Office Clerk/Administrative Housekeeper.  This position reports to the Campus Post Office Manager.   Hours Monday-Friday are 7:00am-4:00pm. 

This position is a split position, working approximately 40% of the time in the campus post office and the remaining time on the housekeeping crew at the College.

In the post office, the position is expected to: 

  • Ensure that all incoming campus mail and packages are distributed to departments and CPO's according to Campus Delivery Schedule.
  • Prepare outgoing mail in a timely manner with a minimum of supervision.
  • Work efficiently and treat all students, faculty, and staff with courtesy and respect.

Members of the housekeeping crew are responsible for maintaining: 

  • Classrooms/Labs
  • Break Rooms
  • Restrooms
  • Hallways/Common Areas
  • Building Entrances
  • Elevators

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Distribution and boxing of mail.
  • Accepting and scanning packages from various carriers and notifying recipients.
  • Preparing outgoing mail and packages.
  • Conduct window operations efficiently and courteously.
  • Meeting schedule of campus mail delivery.
  • Forwarding of mail.
  • Cleaning men's/women's restrooms, including: emptying trash and cleaning sinks, floors, walls, soap dispensers, trash cans, and stalls
  • Cleaning classroom/lab space, including: cleaning all desks/tables/chairs, blackboards, and door handles, as well as sweeping/mopping/vacuuming floors
  • Cleaning hallways, lobbies and common areas, including: sweeping/mopping/vacuuming floors and cleaning water fountains, door handles and furniture
  • Cleaning elevators, including: cleaning doors, walls and tracks and sweeping/mopping/vacuuming floors
  • Cleaning stairwells and building entrances, including: Cleaning doors, baseboards, handles/railings, and any glass surfaces; removing flyers or other materials from doors;cleaning corners and door frames of cobwebs; sweeping/mopping.vacuuming stairs and entryway areas.

Nonessential Job Duties:

  • Interacting with students, faculty, and staff
  • Maintaining stamp stock and control of cash
  • Ensuring equipment is operating properly
  • Maintaining adequate supply of trays, labels, labels, and other equipment

Essential/required skills, knowledge and experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. Knowledge of basic knowledge of postal rates and regulations; and of other carriers such as Fed Ex, UPS, and DHL.
  • Basic computer skills and working knowledge of other office equipment..
  • Intermediate knowledge of Wofford College polices.
  • Skill and intermediate ability to communicate with others in person and by telephone. Intermediate ability to prioritize tasks. Intermediate ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to clean areas thoroughly and efficiently.

This position requires extended periods of standing, stooping, bending and lifting; and often involves exposure to ink, dust and dirt.

TO APPLY: All applicants must complete an employment application to be considered and mail or deliver to Physical Plant to the attention of Mr. William Littlefield/Cumming Street Administration Building/640 Cumming Street/Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303. 




Career Services Director

OPEN: March 11, 2016

Wofford College is seeking a Career Services Director for the The Space in the Mungo Center. This position will supervise career services staff and will report directly to the Executive Director of The Space. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Proposed starting date for this position is May 1, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Function:
The Career Services Director reports to the Executive Director of The Space in the Mungo Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop excellence in programming and student services that marks The Space as a leading professional development program.
  • Lead a team responsible for career coaching, job location and development, and career related events.
  • Network to create collaborations and partnerships between The Space and student organizations, faculty, staff and community partners. 
  • Plan and develop a comprehensive strategy and innovative learning opportunities to best meet students’ professional development needs.
  • Assist in the development of partnerships with employers to facilitate the creation of internships for Wofford students. 
  • Coach individual students through the stages of interest discovery, career selection, the search process, and career portfolio development.
  • Assist The Space team in the recruitment and implementation of annual student consulting engagements.
  • Collaborate with The Space team to maintain a constant culture of support, innovation, creativity, and partnership. 
  • Collaborate with The Space team and the Office of Marketing and Communications Department to creatively market The Space to current students, alumni, prospective students and parents.
  • Collaborate with The Space team as they continue to evolve and innovate a robust set of programs to prepare liberal arts students for their professional lives after Wofford.
  • Collaborate with other staff to provide excellent service in all Space programs.
  • Other duties as assigned or developed.

Relationships:

Continuous contact with members of The Space, immediate supervisor, members of other campus departments, students, alumni, faculty, general public. Network and build relationships with local, state, national, and international businesses. Display a cooperative attitude with the Wofford College community at all times.


Education/Skills Requirements:

  • Master degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Proficiency in Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Instagram.
  • Ability to develop and deliver training.
  • Program development and planning experience.
  • Experience and certification in assessments (ie. MBTI, StrengthsQuest, Stongs)
  • Event planning experience.

Key Attributes:

  • Team Player
  • Self Starter
  • Positive Attitude
  • Collaborative
  • Engaging and Enthusiastic
  • Adaptable

Competency Requirements:

  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to operate in a business environment and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Will be required to work weekends and evenings as necessary.

Work Conditions:

Work is performed during all weather conditions on and off campus. Minimal travel will be required. The Space is open five days a week Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The office may be open some evenings and weekends during special events and programs.

Application Instructions: Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three references electronically to P. Curtis McPhail at mcphailpc@wofford.edu.




Energy and Sustainability Manager 

OPEN: April 4, 2016
CLOSE: when filled

Wofford College is seeking an Energy and Sustainability Manager. The position will report directly to the Associate Vice President of Facilities and Capital Projects, but will work in collaboration with various departments across campus. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Proposed starting date for this position is July 1, 2016. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Summary of Position:
The Energy and Sustainability Manager will identify desirable sustainability initiatives and assess cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, impact and acceptance by the college community, in collaboration with faculty, staff and students. He or she will monitor and analyze energy consumption and costs, oversee campus metering and energy monitoring programs including contracting of utilities, identify funding opportunities, and coordinate energy retrofit projects and energy audits including a retro commissioning/monitoring-based commissioning process for campus facilities. Further, the Energy & Sustainability Manager will establish effective standards and procedures for the operation of HVAC, electrical, and mechanical systems, ensuring comfortable and efficient indoor environments. Monitoring the Energy Management System (EMS) software, detecting equipment failures and monitoring scheduling, set points, and other variables for optimum facility efficiency is expected, along with being available to respond to issues as they arise. The manager will work with faculty, staff and students to raise and maintain energy awareness throughout the college. Additionally, they will promote the participation of faculty, staff, and students in assisting, developing and implementing energy conservation programs.

Essential/required skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience conducting energy audits, and commissioning and/or re-commissioning studies.
  • Demonstrated experience with Building/Energy Management and Control Systems operations – ability to perform diagnostics and troubleshooting. 
  • Demonstrated career experience in mechanical, lighting, and HVAC systems, including the ability to read and understand building drawings/blueprints, architectural plans, and operational/maintenance manuals.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems, steam and hot water boilers, cold water chillers & distribution systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with construction estimating, condition assessment and audits.
  • Demonstrated experience with spot market and future/options market utility contracting.
  • Demonstrated experience working in an institutional setting.

Nonessential skills, knowledge and experience

Be familiar and current with the following as it relates to this position:

  • All applicable building codes, national and local. 
  • Federal and State Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Standard job safety rules. 
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis methods.
  • Typical energy consumption patterns for college campuses.
  • Emerging energy use and energy saving technologies.
  • Basic accounting principles. 

Work Environment

Physically perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation to include, but not be limited to:

  • Standing/walking (seldom - to 30% of the time).
  • Sitting at computer or sitting at work station (constantly - to 70% of the time).
  • Lifting/carrying (10 - 50 lb. seldom to 10% of the time).
  • Bending/twisting/crouching/kneeling/ squatting/ climbing - to perform audit and inspection duties above.
  • Reaching below knees/knees to shoulder/above shoulder - to perform duties above.
  • Talking/hearing/seeing - to perform duties above. 
  • Access small areas (occasional). These areas may be between ducts, inside ductwork, in access holes, under floors, in crawl spaces.

Minimum Qualifications: Experience and Training

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering discipline with course work in biological and ecological systems. 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in energy management, facilities retrofits/design, and/or maintenance, including experience with sustainability programs, initiatives, and implementation of sustainable practices. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with administration, staff, and colleagues with diverse backgrounds and goals.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Valid Driver License or the ability to obtain one prior to starting work. 
  • Energy Manager Certification or ability to obtain within one year.
  • Licensed professional engineer in the State of South Carolina or ability to obtain within one year.
  • LEED AP or ability to obtain within 18 months:

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 em@wofford.edu.




Assistant Women's Basketball Coaches (3 positions available)

The Assistant Women's Basketball Coach reports directly to the Head Women's Basketball Coach.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Perform other details or any other assignment by the Athletic Director
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of NCAA, Southern Conference, and institutional rules and complies accordingly 
  • Instructor of PE may be required

Collateral Responsibilities:

  • Participation in fundraising activities through the Terrier Club
  • Acceptance of service on college committee
  • Membership and participation in professional organizations
  • Attendance at convocations, graduations, etc.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.

Application Instructions: Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three references electronically to jjgarrity@wofford.edu.




Admission Counselor

OPEN: April 29, 2016
CLOSE: When filled

Wofford College seeks applications for a full time salaried position of Admission Counselor. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, presentation skills and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making, and is prepared to be responsible for a full range of recruitment activities, including managing recruitment activities within a geographic territory. 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

  • Represent the College to students, parents alumni and high school counselors in a variety of settings.
  • Counseling prospective students and parents through the college process.
  • Evaluating applications and participating in the selection process.
  • Ten weeks of recruitment travel throughout the year.
  • Conducting on-campus information sessions to both large and small groups; assisting with other on-campus recruitment and yield activities.
  • Planning and implementing effective campus recruitment programs.
  • Organizing effective off campus programs for high school counselors and prospective students and their parents.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Position requires 8-10 weeks of travel, numerous weekends and extended hours. Good judgment and the ability to work collegially in a deadline-driven environment is important. A valid driver's license and sense of humor is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, 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.

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 Collins McCraw, Associate Director of Admission, mccrawcw@wofford.edu. Application materials are to be submitted by Friday, May 13, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

The anticipated start date is early June 2016. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates selected for an on campus interview should be prepared for a five minute presentation on a topic of their choice.




Assistant Director of Admission

OPEN: April 29, 2016
CLOSE:   When filled

Wofford College seeks application for a full time salaried position of Assistant Director. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, presentation skills and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making, and is prepared to be responsible for a full range of recruitment activities, including managing recruitment activities within a geographic territory. 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

  • Represent the College to students, parents, alumni and high school counselors in a variety of settings.
  • Counseling prospective students and parents through the college process.
  • Evaluating applications and participating in the selection process.
  • Ten weeks of recruitment travel throughout the year.
  • Conducting on-campus information sessions to both large and small groups; assistanting with other on-campus recruitment and yield activities.
  • Planning and implementing effective campus recruitment programs.
  • Organizing effective off campus programs for high school counselors and prospective students and their parents.
  • Coordinate the admission process for all international student applicants.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

Position requires 8-10 weeks of travel, numerous weekends and extended hours. Good judgment and the ability to work collegially in a deadline-driven environment is important. A valid driver's license and sense of humor is required.

Minimum Qualifications

The Assistant Director should possess 2-3 years of experience. Those having experience with recruiting and reviewing international student applications will be given preference. Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, high energy, and ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts education are required.

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 Collins McCraw, Associate Director of Admission, mccrawcw@wofford.edu. Application materials are to be submitted by Friday, May 13, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

The anticipated start date is early June 2016. Title and salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates selected for an on campus interview should be prepared for a five minute presentation on a topic of their choice.