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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 at http://www.effort.edu/academics/facultysearches/ 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 AVI at 597-4250. Applications may be obtained from AVI 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.

Nothing communicated on this webpage creates or binds the college to any contractual rights under state law. 

Wofford College participates in E-Verify


Faculty Openings

For a full description of available faculty openings please visit the Faculty Search page or the individual links below:


Resident Director

Position: Resident Director

Status:             When Filled - End Date, May 31st 
Closed:            When filled
Department:    Student Affairs
Reports to:      Director of Residence Life and the Assistant Director of Residence Life
Supervises:      Resident Assistants

The Resident Director provides general management of a residence hall or residential area as a live-in professional staff member, and also works in a coordinated assignment in the Office of Student Affairs.

Resident Director General Statement of Duties

Promotes and enhances a supportive community environment in his/her residence area which is conducive to academic achievement and personal growth. Contributes to activities, programs, and decisions designed to strengthen the overall Student Affairs and Residence Life Program.

  1. Develop, create, and supervise activities and programs of an educational, recreational, cultural, and academic nature.
  2. Maintain a sense of community, respect for individual and group rights, and preserve order within the halls by enforcing College and residence hall policies; coordinate with Campus Safety as appropriate.
  3. Provide academic and personal support to students through intensive student interaction and by being visible in the residence hall.
  4. Supervise a staff of 7-10 undergraduate RA.
  5. Facilitate weekly staff meetings, conduct regular one-on-one meetings with staff members, and maintain accurate RA files.
  6. Track RA programming budgets and RA programming.
  7. Maintain records of Room Condition Reports and Hall Damages.
  8. Assist in the selection, training and evaluation of Residence Life Staff. Assist with the development and participation of RA training.
  9. Participate in an “on-call” schedule including weeknight and weekend coverage.
  10. Make rounds through buildings and campus on a varied basis.
  11. Provide back-up support to other RDs in case of illness, vacation or emergency.
  12. Respond to crisis and emergency situations as necessary.
  13. Earn CPR and First Aid certification and be willing to call upon these skills if necessary during emergency situations.
  14. Plan and coordinate personnel and other resources necessary for the opening and closing of the residence hall at the beginning and the end of each semester, vacation period; and other breaks in the academic schedule as required.
  15. Serve as a role model and knowledgeable resource that students can approach for answers regarding college policies, referrals, and developmental issues. Make referrals to appropriate on campus and off-campus resources as necessary.
  16. Assist in the processing and mediation of policy violations with the Director of Residence Life and Dean of Students as needed. Administer the judicial process for various minor policy violations as appropriate.
  17. Demonstrate understanding to students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, geographic origin, and ethnicity.
  18. Follow up with maintenance concerns to Maintenance Office and Director of Residence Life.
  19. Maintain and update inventory of all equipment and furnishings in the residence hall.
  20. Responsible for the safety and welfare of students including completing Health & Safety inspections, weekly building inspections, and daily building tours.
  21. Attend regular staff meetings with Residence Life Staff, the Student Affairs Staff, and various college events.
  22. Assist the Office of Student Affairs with communication as needed by creating databases, spreadsheets, word documents, and through advertisements, phone, email, and mailings.
  23. Support the Student Affairs Staff in the implementation of major campus programs including but not limited to: Orientation, Leadership Wofford, MLK Day and Black History Month, Greek Week, Spring Weekend and Commencement activities.
  24. Complete 20 hours in the Student Affairs Office through a coordinated assignment (listed below).
  25. Perform and assist with central Office of Residence Life duties as assigned.
  26. Perform other duties as assigned by working as a member of a team.

Coordinate Assignments

Resident Directors are required to complete 20-hours a week in Student Affairs work with a coordinate assignment, examples are listed below.  This work is assigned by the Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life.  Candidates are encouraged to identify the areas they have an interest or expertise.                 

Diversity and Inclusion

Greek Life

Student Activities
                                                                                                     

Continuing Education Plan

Resident Directors are encouraged to continue their personal academic inquiry while in this position. RDs may elect to enter a graduate program at a nearby institution (USC, Clemson, Columbia College, Converse College, UNC-A, UNCC etc. at their own expense) take a class per semester at Wofford, participate in a local internship, or complete independent studies with professors. The Office of Student Affairs and the Residence Life office will work with the RD to accommodate educational pursuits that do not interfere with completing the job responsibilities. 

Qualifications 
Bachelor’s Degree required; previous experience in Residence Hall leadership preferred.

Salary and Benefits

  • Compensation includes a $1,200 stipend, paid monthly
  • Free housing, utilities, high speed internet, and cable in a semi-furnished on-campus apartment
  • Competitive benefits package to include health insurance
  • Free campus parking privileges
  • Free Laundry Services
  • A meal plan when the dining room is open
  • Free entrance to home athletic events
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A tuition benefit to enroll in one Wofford College class per semester tuition-free (at the Director’s approval). 

 

To apply, please send a letter of interest, a resume, and the names and addresses of three references to Mr. J. Allen Lollis, Assistant Director of Residence Life, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663. You may also email applications to lollisja@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.

For information on Wofford College, view our web site at http://www.wofford.edu


LIBRARY ASSISTANT

Wofford College invites applications for a Library Assistant to work in the Sandor Teszler Library.  Reporting to and working directly for the Circulation Coordinator, the Library Assistant’s primary responsibility is to perform general library circulation duties (i.e., checking books in and out, handling patron requests, processing course reserves, stacks maintenance, etc. ).  This position also supervises approximately 5 to 8 student workers during late night and weekend hours.

This Library Assistant is a non-exempt position located in Sandor Teszler Library, and the normal work schedule is 5 pm to 1 am on Thursday, 4 pm to 7 pm on Friday, 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, and Noon to 5 pm on Sunday. The schedule will differ during the summer and breaks in the academic year. Hours of work performance is approximately 23 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General Library Circulation - As the primary and first point of contact, the Library Assistant is customer service oriented and assists library patrons (students, faculty, staff, and visitors) with their books, media and/or library services needs.
  • Student Supervision and Library Support – The Library Assistant supervises the student library workers and assists with general library tasks/projects to ensure effective and efficient operations of the Library.
  • Other Duties As Assigned – Performs other tasks, duties, projects as required and/or as assigned by the Circulation Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Library Assistant works independently under general supervision and must possess excellent communication (i.e., writing, speaking, listening, etc.) skills to effectively carry out the key responsibilities of this position.  S/he will be experienced in the use of hardware and software technology, including office equipment (copier, scanner, fax, etc.).  Preference will be provided for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree with up to two years of direct library work experience (proficiency with an Integrated Library System), and is proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, and Outlook).

Given the nature of this position, demands of this position (at times) may include lifting (up to 50 lbs.), bending, stooping, etc.  Multi-tasking along with prioritizing tasks/workload to meet timely deadlines may be required at times.

APPLICATION: 
Email the following required application documents: (1) letter of interest; (2) current resume, and (3) names and contact information (email and telephone numbers) of minimally 3 professional references to HR@wofford.edu.  For questions regarding this position, please contact libraryvacancy@wofford.edu.

ABOUT WOFFORD COLLEGE:

Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1600 students in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  The college offers bachelor degrees in 25 major fields of study and is well known for its programs leading to graduate and professional studies, especially in medicine and other health professions, law and the ministry.  Wofford ranks 4th nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study abroad.  Home to one of the nation’s 280 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.  The colleges was named a Great College to work for in 2011 and 2012 by the Chronicle of Higher Education.  Wofford’s historic 175-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum.

For more information regarding Wofford College, please visit: http://www.wofford.edu/ .

ADDITONAL INFORMATION: 
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.


Wofford On-Call Program Manager
Office of Advancement

The Office of Advancement invites applications for the Wofford On-Call Program Manager position. Reporting directly to the Director of Annual Gifting, the Wofford On-Call Program Manager is responsible for the successful design, implementation, and management of the Wofford On-Call annual giving campaign. The Wofford On-Call is a targeted gifting campaign where current Wofford students solicit for donations by calling friends, family and alumni of Wofford.

The Wofford On-Call Program Manager is a full-time, exempt position located in Office of Advancement. Hours of work performance are approximately 38 hours/week. Depending on program activities and initiatives, evening and weekend hours will be required; otherwise, the normal work schedule is 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Program Management and Execution - Manages all aspects of the Wofford On-Call Program, with expectations to exceed targeted program dollar and donor goals.
  • Supervise and Manage Student Employees and Student Supervisor (Lead Worker) - Under the general guidance of the Director of Annual Giving, hire and develop student callers and perform all the related/required administrative support.
  • Other Duties As Assigned – Performs other tasks, duties, projects as required and/or as assigned in contributing to the success of the Office of Advancement.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The Wofford On-Call Program Manager works independently under general supervision and must possess excellent communication (writing, editing, speaking, and listening) skills to effectively carry out the key responsibilities of this position. S/he will be experienced in the use of hardware and software technology, including office equipment (copier, scanner, fax, etc.). Preference will be provided for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree with up to two years of campaign management or project management experience, has supervisor experience, and is proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, and Outlook).

This position works with confidential information and will be subject to the Colleges’ confidentiality policies. Multi-tasking along with prioritizing tasks/workload to meet timely deadlines is expected in this role.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Ms. Amanda Richardson, Director of Annual Giving (864.597.4191/ richardsonak@wofford.edu ).

APPLICATION:
Email the following required application documents: (1) letter of interest explaining how you meet the qualifications of this position; (2) current resume, and (3) names and contact information (email and telephone numbers) of minimally 3 professional references to HR@wofford.edu.

ABOUT WOFFORD COLLEGE:
Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1600 students in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The college offers bachelor degrees in 25 major fields of study and is well known for its programs leading to graduate and professional studies, especially in medicine and other health professions, law and the ministry. Wofford ranks 4th nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study abroad. Home to one of the nation’s 280 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The colleges was named a Great College to work for in 2011 and 2012 by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Wofford’s historic 175-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum.

ADDITONAL INFORMATION:
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.