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

MFA Project Manager

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a MFA Project Manager, Academic Affairs. The MFA Program for writers is an internationally-renowned graduate creative writing program that serves a constituency of approximately 75-90 students, 25-30 faculty and over 800 alumni. This position is the first point of contact for students, faculty and alumni and produces the semi-annual residency sessions. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a related field and some knowledge of and interest in literature strongly preferred. 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 July 13, 2015. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Director of Development

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Warren Wilson College, a private liberal arts institution in the beautiful mountain setting of Asheville, North Carolina, is currently seeking a director of development. Known for excellence in sustainability, environmental studies, outdoor leadership, crafts, creative writing among other disciplines, Warren Wilson is the country’s only college to seamlessly combine academics, service-learning, and work. The College’s picturesque 1,100 acre campus includes hiking/biking trails, a forest, and the nation’s #1 college farm. The College’s next Director of Development will manage a portfolio of dedicated alumni and friends in supporting a strong history and bright future. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience professional fundraising (in a higher education sector preferred) with demonstrated success. 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 June 30, 2015. Electronic submission is required.

 

Director of Planned Giving and Major Gifts

PLANNED GIVING AND MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER: Warren Wilson College, a private liberal arts institution in the beautiful mountain setting of Asheville, North Carolina, is currently seeking a director of planned giving and major gifts. Known for excellence in sustainability, environmental studies, outdoor leadership, crafts, creative writing among other disciplines, Warren Wilson is the country’s only college to seamlessly combine academics, service-learning, and work. The College’s picturesque 1,100 acre campus includes hiking/biking trails, a forest, and the nation’s #1 college farm. The College’s next Director of Planned Giving and Major Gifts will engage dedicated alumni and friends in supporting a strong history and bright future. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree and five to seven (5-7) years of experience professional fundraising (in a higher education sector preferred) with demonstrated success. 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 June 30, 2015. Electronic submission is required.

 

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. Electronic submission is required.  Review of applications will begin June 16th.

 

Director of Intercultural & International Opportunities

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for the Director of Intercultural and International Opportunities.  The mission of the office of Intercultural and International Opportunities is to stimulate, coordinate and support initiatives and programs that promote intercultural understanding at Warren Wilson College. This position leads the College in expansive visioning focusing on intercultural opportunities on campus, in communities in the USA and around the world, which may include travel, course-work, service-learning, and language acquisition. Requirements include a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a related field and five years of administrative experience in higher education.  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 June 16, 2015. 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.

 

Spanish Instructor

The Department of Modern Languages has a part-time position beginning July 2015. Responsibilities will include teaching Spanish courses (level I and II). This is a positon that carries a 2/2 load. Qualifications include having a Masters in Spanish language or related field and be able to demonstrate native or near native fluency in Spanish. Further information on the position can be found here (PDF).

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.

 

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

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.