Employment Opportunities

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Careers at Warren Wilson College

Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career at Warren Wilson College.

Warren Wilson College is committed to developing a campus community that reflects the full diversity of the human experience and, as such, welcomes all applicants.

For more information regarding the College’s Equal Opportunity Employment policy, please see page 28 of the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual [PDF].

In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.

To file a complaint with Warren Wilson College, contact:

Office of Human Resources
Warren Wilson College Swannanoa, NC 28758

(828) 771-7043
(828) 771- 3801 Fax

To file a complaint of discrimination, write to:
USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410
Washington DC 20250-9410
Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or
(800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal- relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

Staff Employment Opportunities

In order of posting, most recent first.

MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

There are no full-time positions available at this time.

 

Fellowships, Residencies & Temporary Appointments

There are no positions available at this time.

 

Adjunct (Part-Time) Faculty Positions

There are no adjunct positions available at this time.

 

 


Staff Employment Opportunities

 

MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs

The MFA Program for Writers located at Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for the MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs. The person in this full-time year-round position is responsible for performing a wide range of duties requiring computer/technical, organizational, and customer service expertise in service of the MFA students, faculty, alumni, and prospective students, under the supervision of the Program Director. She/he is responsible for disseminating and maintaining student and faculty records, materials, and mailings, facilitating the admissions process, and preparing student transcripts and faculty contracts. As the first point of contact for graduate students, faculty, prospective students, and alumni, she/he is responsible for anticipating and responding to their needs as well as recognizing those needs that require the attention of the Program Director. She/he works with the Academic Board Chair to maintain and distribute materials for semi-annual Academic Board and Graduate Council meetings. In collaboration with Program’s other Project Manager, she/he aids in the production of semi-annual residency session.

Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Office management experience required; event management experience is a plus
  • Exemplary communication and computer skills;
  • Exemplary organizational skills;
  • Maturity and discretion, flexibility, an even temper and a sense of humor
  • Some knowledge of and interest in contemporary writers and writing is preferred

Qualifications:

  • At least a B.A. degree, preferably in English;
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office suite, Google applications, and social media; facility with spreadsheet and database software
  • A driver’s license and good driving record is required.
  • For additional information about this position, please read the full job description.

The MFA Program has two 10-day residencies each year, in January and July. The successful candidate must be available to work 12- to 16-hour consecutive days throughout the two residencies. The summer residency typically includes July 4. Winter residency preparation may involve working on New Year’s Day.

Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of its community. Please send cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references by email to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required.


 

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

There are no full-time positions available at this time.


 

Fellowships, Residencies & Temporary Appointments

 

There are no positions available at this time.


 

Adjunct (Part-Time) Faculty Positions

Warren Wilson College is pleased to accept resumes from those interested in teaching as an adjunct. We seek candidates who can provide evidence of effective teaching (ideally, a copy of past student course evaluations and one or more letters of reference from a supervisor at an academic institution where the applicant has taught previously). Candidates should possess a minimum of a master’s degree, with at least 18 credits of graduate work or comparable life experience related to the field for which the candidate seeks adjunct employment.

To submit your information to be considered as an adjunct please fill out this online form.