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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 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

In order of posting, most recent first.

Retention Coordinator
Senior Supervisor of Preventative Maintenance and Repairs
Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services (Updated 6/8/2016)

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

There are no openings for full-time faculty at this time.

 

Adjunct (Part-Time) Faculty Positions

Visiting Artist Course Instructors

 

Fellowships & Residencies

There are no fellowships or residencies available at this time.

 

 


 

Staff Employment Opportunities

 

Retention Coordinator

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Retention Coordinator. This position is a part of a highly motivated enrollment division that includes the Office of Admissions, Financial Aid Office and Marketing Office. This cohesive team seeks members who take initiative, follow through, and enjoy work (and the occasional office prank!) Optimism and positive energy define our division, and the right candidate will enjoy being challenged and working hard with others who do the same. The Retention Coordinator will be responsible for analyzing enrollment trends related to retention, and based on that research, identify and implement tactics that effect student choice to be at Warren Wilson College. This will include coordinating data from across campus and analyzing it to determine success markers for Warren Wilson students and to develop innovative, fun and high-impact retention strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution required
  • Two years of work experience building and maintaining relationships with multiple students in a coaching or mentoring capacity, preferably in an educational advising or recruiting environment
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and proven ability to work ethically with confidential information
  • Strong technology skills required, including Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Google Apps
  • Demonstrated originality in handling problems, able to make decisions independently and work autonomously
  • Must have effective organizational and time management skills, be able to multi-task, and commitment to detail and follow through
  • Exceptional customer service, verbal communication and public speaking skills
  • Consistent, professional written and verbal communications through email, phone, and other electronic platforms required, with particular attention to spelling and grammar
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work with a wide variety of constituencies, communicate clearly, and develop strong relationships
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with diversity practices in higher education

Before submitting an application, please read the full job description (PDF).

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references with both phone and email contact information to hr@warren-wilson.edu. The priority deadline for applications is September 1, 2016. Electronic submissions are required. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Senior Supervisor of Preventative Maintenance and Repairs

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Senior Supervisor of Preventative Maintenance and Repairs. This position is responsible for managing and overseeing the planning and implementation of improvement, renovation and construction projects on campus, as well as the supervision of preventative maintenance and repairs of College facilities. Major responsibilities of this role include the supervision of five Trade Supervisors in addition to the training, supervision, evaluation and work schedules of student workers. The Senior Supervisor administers the contractor bid process for various construction related services from collecting estimates, negotiation, and recommendation of service providers to oversight of contract work. A key component of this position is the management and oversight of a realistic working budget for the department. Other job duties include walk through inspections of all construction and design projects, ensuring county building and digging permits are secured, and all ADA compliance codes are met.

Required knowledge skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of Design/Build and Design/Bid/Build and the Uniform Building Code
  • Principles and practices of facilities management, engineering, and building maintenance safety
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems
  • Computer proficiency required with AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and co-workers and handle sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Establish and fulfill goals and objectives and establish priorities
  • Read blueprints and work plans
  • Negotiate and enforce contracts and administer budgets
  • Be able to function and thrive in a high energy productive work environment

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in facilities engineering and construction management or architecture in a large organization, including 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management, or a combination of education and equivalent experience.
  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license with no restrictions
  • Certification as a professional architect or engineer is desirable but not required

To learn more about this position, read the full job description (PDF).

To be considered for the position, submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references with both phone and email contact information to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Individuals who apply by August 15, 2016 will be given priority. Electronic submissions are required. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services (Updated 6/8/2016)

Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services
Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services. This position is responsible for planning, supervising, and coordinating repairs and installation of primarily telephone, fire alarms and related controls and devices. This position is also the second in command for all other electrical services on campus under the direction of the Electrical Services Supervisor. This includes the supervision and training of a student work crew.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledgeable of best safety practices as dictated by OSHA and NFPA70E
  • Working knowledge of National Fire Alarm and Life Safety Codes and Standards
  • Time management and organizational skills required
  • Successful candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at varying priorities
  • Effective interpersonal and writing communication skills required
  • Must be able to work with a diverse student population and teach necessary technical skills and safety procedures

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of electrical experience
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Must possess a NC Driver’s License with no restrictions
  • Must hold a NC Electrical Contractor’s License, or obtain within one year
  • Previous experience working in a higher education environment is a plus
  • Post-secondary education preferred, but not required.

To learn more about this position, read the full job description (PDF).

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Priority will be given to applicants who apply by July 1st, 2016. Electronic submissions are required. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

There are no openings for full-time faculty 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.


Visiting Artist Course Instructors

The Art Department at Warren Wilson College is seeking Visiting Artist Course Instructors for our semester-long Visiting Artist Course in the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters.

This 4-credit class, typically taught by an artist living and working in the Asheville area, creates an opportunity for students to experience perspectives or artistic processes that are different than what is offered in the regular art department curriculum. This is a temporary, semester-long, adjunct position within the Art Department. Applicants must have an MFA and/or related teaching experience.

Artists interested in teaching a Visiting Artist Course should send a cover letter, CV, and proposed course description by email to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Proposals will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Preference will be given to proposals received by March 7, 2016 for the Fall 2016 semester.


 

Fellowships & Residencies

There are no openings at this time.