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. 

Wofford College participates in E-Verify

Full-time Groundskeeper with benefits
OPEN: April 21, 2015
CLOSE: Until filled

Wofford College is seeking a full-time experienced groundskeeper to care for established lawns by mowing, mulching, aerating, weeding, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, parking lots, and buildings; mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders; mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and lawn edgers; gather and remove litter; prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.

Groundskeepers must know how to use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge and brush trimmers, and axes also understand uses and operation of each.

Groundskeepers must be weather tolerant because all work is performed outdoors in different weather conditions

Minimum qualifications: previous experience- 2 years in grounds maintenance field or college degree; irrigation experience is preferred.

How to Apply: Complete and submit a Wofford College Application for Employment and three (3) references. Applications can be downloaded from the Wofford College Human Resource website. You may mail your application package to Johney Bonds, Grounds Supervisor, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Applications may be submitted via e-mail to bondsja@wofford.edu or hand-delivered to the Physical Plant Cummings Street Facility.

Director of Library Research, Education, and Outreach Services
April 8, 2015: Announcement is until position is filled
Position is full-time with benefits

Wofford College seeks an innovative and forward-thinking individual to join our team as we transform the Sandor Teszler Library into a vibrant academic commons. The person in this position will be responsible for advancing methods through which the library can connect with students, faculty, and staff, while also facilitating connections among those groups in the context of the library and academic commons. 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. Creativity and a user-centered mindset will be needed to ensure that the library’s outward facing services are successfully promoted to and easily accessed by the Wofford community.

Primary duties include:

  • Steers the overarching direction of reference and research services, which are provided through a variety of methods
  • Coordinates library outreach and marketing services
  • Provides strategic guidance for the coordination of a multi-faceted instruction program, in collaboration with our Instruction Coordinator
  • Provides oversight of circulation and reserve activities
  • Facilitates collaborative endeavors with faculty, especially in the incorporation of the principles of information literacy into the curriculum
  • Coordinates and participates in the development of an academic department liaison program
  • Advances student engagement with the library

Other duties include:

  • Contributes to collection development activities
  • Assists in designing flexible, innovative, and student-focused spaces in the library
  • Teaches courses for students of all levels in the instruction program
  • Participates in the provision of reference services
  • Contributes to the development and deployment of library assessment activities, specifically in the areas of reference, instruction, and outreach
  • Supervises and evaluates library faculty and staff

Requirements for this position include:

  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible experience in academic libraries
  • User-focused service philosophy
  • Experience providing research services and instruction in an academic library environment
  • Three to five years of supervisory experience
  • Experience with assessing library services
  • Demonstrable success with outreach and marketing library services
  • Experience with and knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Subject master’s degree, especially in an area not already represented among the library staff
  • Experience with digital liberal arts programs and activities
  • Prior experience in a liberal arts college library

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

The College
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.

The Library
Wofford's Sandor Teszler Library is home to twelve full-time and four part-time staff members, including seven 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 libraryvacancy@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.


Wofford College Campus Post Office Clerk
OPEN:  Immediately (April 3, 2015)
CLOSE:  When filled

The Post Office Clerk is a part-time position with no benefits. The position reports to the Campus Post Office Manager. This position will 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 and work efficiently and treat all students, faculty, and staff with courtesy and respect.

Work Schedule: Monday-Wednesday, 9:30 AM-1:30 PM, potential for additional hours as schedules dictate.

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 and forwarding of mail.

Nonessential Job Duties: Assigning freshman CPO numbers; maintenance of locks and combinations; interacting with students, faculty, and staff; preparing monthly report of department postage usage; maintaining stamp stock and control of cash; ensuring equipment is operating properly; keeping abreast of postal regulations, rate, and changes and maintaining adequate supply of trays, labels, and other equipment.

Knowledge and Skills: Basic knowledge of postal rates and regulations; basic knowledge of other carriers such as Fed Ex, UPS, and DHL and basic computer skills; Intermediate knowledge of Wofford College policies and procedures; intermediate ability to communicate with others in person and by telephone; intermediate ability to prioritize task and intermediate ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision.

Technical skill/ability: Basic computer skills and working knowledge of other office equipment. Ability to adjust to flexible workload and changing duties and ability to move from one task to another as situations demand.

 Work Environment: Position requires extended periods of standing, stooping, bending and lifting.  Position often involves exposure to ink, dust, and dirt. Ability to lift 50 lbs, to stand for extended periods, to bend and stoop without restriction and to reach above shoulder.  Good hand/eye coordination.

 Minimum Qualifications:  HS Diploma and 1-2 years of experience and skills.

 TO APPLY:  Email resume or application to gardnercl@wofford.edu.  Mail to Wofford College Human Resource Office, Attn: Campus Post Office Search, 429 North Church St., Spartanburg, SC 29303.
Applications for employment can be downloaded from http://www.wofford.edu/humanResources/.


Resident Director

Position Title: Resident Director 

Status:            Full–time, 10-month appointment August 1st - May 31st  

Department:    Student Affairs 

Reports to:      Director of Residence Life and the Assistant Director of Residence Life,  Coordinate Assignment Supervisor 

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 in one or more of the areas listed below.  This work is assigned by the Assistant Dean and the Dean of Students.  Candidates are encouraged to identify the areas they have an interest or expertise.         

Conference Services                                       Multicultural Affairs 

First-Year Programming                                 Student Activities      

Greek Life                                                                                                      

 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.  


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

Salary and Benefits

Compensation includes $1,000 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 
An office cell phone 
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. Demario Watts, Assistant Director of Residence Life, Wofford College, 429 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663. You may also email applications to WattsDL@wofford.edu.      

 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. 

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