Employment Opportunities

Careers at Warren Wilson College

Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career at Warren Wilson College. Warren Wilson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender or gender identity, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation. For more information regarding the College’s Equal Opportunity Employment policy, please see page 28 of the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual [PDF].

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Vice President for Enrollment

Warren Wilson College is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Enrollment. Warren Wilson’s undergraduate education combines academics, work and service in a learning community committed to environmental responsibility, cross-cultural understanding and the common good. The College is seeking a creative, energetic and results-oriented enrollment leader to increase awareness of this distinctive College and enhance its market position. The College is also looking for candidates who will embrace the campus culture and mission. You can read further infromation and a position description here.

Lahti Search Consultants (www.lahtisearch.com) is assisting with the search. A resume and cover letter may be submitted, in confidence, to warren-wilson@lahtisearch.com. Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled. Expected start date is summer 2015. If you wish to have a confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact Terry Lahti (terry@lahtisearch.com or 814.282.3093).

 

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. The individual in this position identifies and researches foundations, corporate, and governmental sources for funding. They will also be responsible for writing and editing grant, sponsorship proposals, and reports for funding institutional needs. They will manage the reporting system for grants and sponsorships received, prepare timeline and tracking system proposals, and prepare ongoing status reports. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years’ experience with demonstrated success in developing proposals and managing grants and sponsorships from foundations and corporations. You can read a full position description here (PDF).

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu by April 18,2015. Electronic submission is required.

 

Human Resources Specialist

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Human Resources Specialist.  This is highly responsible and diverse administrative work that requires interaction with all administrative segments at the College. The Human Resources Specialist works closely with the Director of Human Resources in developing, implementing and evaluating ongoing HR policies, programs, functions and activities in areas including employment, training and development, employee relations, benefits, campus housing and the volunteer program.  They serve as the primary liaison between benefit providers and employees.  Qualifications include:  Bachelor’s degree in business, management, human resources, or related field, minimum of two years’ experience in HR, preferably in a multi-faceted/generalist role, knowledge of federal, state, and local legislative, regulatory and judicial requirements applicable to the area of human resource management.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented.  You can read a full position description here.

Apply online here.

To make recommendations contact:
Beth Baldino – Sr. Consultant, Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
828-645-8967 – Email: bbaldino@summitsearchsolutions.com

 

Purchasing Supervisor

The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for providing purchasing services for the campus, developing appropriate purchasing policies, procedures (Standard Operating Guidelines – SOGs), and enforcing these policies and procedures. Services include quotations, purchase order review and placement, account review, and application of the Environmental Purchasing Pattern Language. The Supervisor is also responsible for the training, supervision and evaluation of a small student work crew and the monitoring of departmental operating budgets for Facilities Management. Requirements include: Two year college degree in accounting or the equivalent; five years of experience in a purchasing department, plus office management experience, or the equivalent; and effective interpersonal and negotiation skills required, to include good oral and written communication skills.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Assistant Director of International Program

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of International Programs. This position plans and coordinates the logistical needs of the College’s International Programs with staff/faculty and external organizations. The individual guides students interested in study abroad and prepares students, faculty, and staff for international travel and study. Requirements include a minimum of a B.A. or B.S. and two years of experience working in study abroad administration. Training and experience working with computerized study abroad management systems such as TerraDotta is strongly preferred. The candidate should also have a working knowledge of risk management issues and best practices in study abroad. You can read a full position description here.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submission is required.

 

Assistant Landscape Supervisor

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Assistant Landscape Supervisor. This position will provide assistance in the coordination of landscaping and appearance of the college campus. They will manage student’s schedules and develop a program that may include proper landscaping improvement plans for the buildings. Qualifications include three years’ of grounds maintenance experience and one year in a leadership/supervisory capacity. Knowledge of proper chemical usage and safety precautions is essential. You can read a full position description here (PDF). Position open until filled.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.eduElectronic submissions are required.

 

Public Safety Officer

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Public Safety Officer. This position will assist in providing a safe and secure environment for faculty, staff, students and guests of Warren Wilson College. They will inspect the buildings and grounds to observe and secure facilities against fire and other situations of potential loss. They will respond, investigate and document disturbances and other incidents and take appropriate action. Qualifications include a high school diploma or GED, prior documented work in public safety, military, security, or law enforcement. Certification in CPR, First Aid, and being a First Responder is preferred. You must have a valid North Carolina Driver’s license in good standing and be insurable. You can read a full position description here (PDF). Position open until filled.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

 

Mathematics Faculty

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is seeking applications for a full time 1-year position beginning July 2015. Responsibilities will include teaching a class load of 24 hours and to participate in all departmental activities. Qualifications include having a Masters in Mathematics. Experience in teaching and evidence of teaching excellence is required. Further information on the position can be found here.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply submit a resume, cover letter, graduate transcripts and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu.  Electronic submission is required.

 

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.

 

Sustainable Agriculture Faculty

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for the position Sustainable Agriculture Faculty. This is a temporary (3/4-time faculty position) within the Department of Environmental Studies. The individual will be responsible for teaching a 16-24 hour course load and provide academic and career advising to students within designated programmatic specialties. The individual needs to have a Master’s degree in Agriculture Science or a related field. They should also have related teaching experience.  You can read a full position description here.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Fellowships & Residencies

Tzedek Social Justice Resident

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for the position of Tzedek Social Justice Resident. This is a unique opportunity as the Tzedek Social Justice Residency develops young adult leaders committed to community service, social justice, and LGBTQ advocacy, guided by the Jewish values of equitable giving (Tzedakah), and repairing the world (Tikkun Olam). Responsibilities include developing and leading trainings/workshops for Warren Wilson Residence Life, Faculty/Staff, Crews, student leaders, and new students on LGBTQ friendly practices inside and outside the classroom. The resident will be based within the Center for Gender and Relationships and will also collaborate with other departments (Service Program; Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Office of Spiritual Life…) to create a monthly dialogue series on the intersectionality of social identities, including gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, class, ability. Qualifications include recent undergraduate or graduate degree or has commensurate skills and experience and a passion for, and awareness of, national and global LGBTQ issues. You can read a full position description here.

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu by May 20, 2015. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Fine Art/Craft Fellowship

The Art Department at Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for a paid fellowship open to recent college graduates. Fellows work diligently in support of the college’s art program and craft initiative, interacting regularly with Art Department faculty, staff, and students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing technical support for studio operations, monitoring the woodshop, computer lab, and life drawing sessions, assisting with gallery installations, special events, public relations, and community partnerships. Minimum qualifications include: undergraduate degree (BA or BFA) in art preferred; ability to multi-task by demonstrating excellent organizational, communication and time management skills; ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities; willingness to acquire new skills. A full position description can be seen here. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of its community.

Please send cover letter, résumé, contact information for three professional references, digital portfolio, and image list by email to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required. Review of applications will begin immediately.

 

Craft Crew Fellow: Blacksmithing, Fiber Arts, and Fine Woodworking

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for a paid fellowship in each of the following fields Blacksmithing, Fiber Arts, and Fine Woodworking. Fellows will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the craft studios while offering instruction in the tools and techniques of traditional and contemporary craft. Fellows provide leadership and support for students to learn and expand their artistic skills and apply their knowledge in the production of quality Appalachian-inspired handmade products. Fellows participate in the development of the Craft program, interacting regularly with the crew advisors and reporting to the Director of Craft. Minimum qualifications include: 2+ years experience within the craft field or targeted job related experiences; college coursework – Bachelor’s degree preferred; solid computer skills, including internet, Windows and Mac platforms, MS Office, and Excel; ability to delegate and multi-task by demonstrating excellent organizational, communication and time management skills; ability to work effectively with a variety of personalities. A full position description can be seen here. 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. Review of applications will begin immediately.

 

Shop Technician, Art Department

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Shop Technician in their Art Department. This position is a ten-month contract with the possibility of renewal. The Shop Technician is responsible for overseeing the technical operations of the wood shop, metal fabrication shop, ceramics and other areas. This individual must be able to instruct students in the safe use of a variety of equipment and be able to do repairs when necessary. You will be asked to work with the Art Department staff and faculty on a variety of projects. Requirements include knowledge of use and maintenance of sculpture and ceramics equipment, experience in metal fabrication, and the ability to work effectively and professionally with students in an educational environment. An MFA degree and experience in an academic environment are desired.  You can read a full position description here (PDF).

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu by April 17th,2015. Electronic submissions are required.