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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. 

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

Systems Analyst

The Office of Information Technology Services at Wofford College invites applications for a Systems Analyst position.  Reporting directly to the Director of Administrative Systems, the System Analyst supports the college’s core system of record and other shared software applications through configuration, access control, integration, and troubleshooting. These integrated applications serve the College’s Business Office, Human Resources, Student Records, and Financial Aid departments. This position requires knowledge and skills to support an array of solutions hosted on-campus and “in the cloud”. Such skills include a knowledge of application management and data integration, SQL/PLSQL development, project management, and workflow modeling.

The System Analyst is a full-time exempt position that works with administrative staff, the college’s contracted database administrator, vendors, contractors, and other ITS team members to ensure that the College’s administrative systems meet or exceed requirements specified in the IT Service Catalog.  Hours of work performance are approximately 40 hours/week.  Depending on activities and system needs, evening and weekend hours may be required at times; otherwise, the normal work schedule is 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. 


  • Provides system support and administrative services for the College, including installation,  configuration, and support of systems required by the Business Office, Human Resources, Financial Aid, Student Records, and Student Affairs departments.
  • Performs other tasks, duties, projects as required and/or as assigned in contributing to the success of the Office of Information Technology Services. 


The Systems Analyst works both independently and at times, in teams, under general supervision in a fast-pace environment and must possess excellent communication (writing, speaking, listening) skills to effectively carry out the key responsibilities of this position.  S/he will have minimally 3 years’ previous experience working as a Programmer or Systems Analyst.  Experience of Oracle SQL, along with the ability to write SQL functions, stored procedures, and packages in PL/SQL is required.  Proficiency working with UNIX and Linux command-line interfaces, and experience developing and troubleshooting UNIX/Linux scripts that perform a variety of maintenance tasks and data integrations (via SFTP and RESTful APIs) are also required.  

Other desirable qualifications include: previous higher education experience, experience working with Ellucian Banner; experience working with virtual servers-particularly in a VMWare cluster; basic understanding of directory stores (LDAP/Active Directory); general knowledge of network protocols, firewall ports, and troubleshooting techniques; project management experience; and knowledge of workflow modeling and process improvement techniques.

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.  The Office of Information Technology Services is committed to quality customer service.  Attention to detail coupled with willingness to learn new systems, skills and techniques, and strong troubleshooting skills will prove valuable to be successful in this role.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the Director of Administrative Services, Bryan Blackwell (blackwellbs@wofford.edu).


Email the following 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 SystemsAnalyst@wofford.edu.


Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. 

It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hr@wofford.edu.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.