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: Administration, Finance and Web Communications

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a MFA Project Manager: Administration, Finance and Web Communications. 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 full-time staff position provides computer/technical, organizational, and customer service expertise in support of the MFA Program. More specifically, this position maintains the MFA and alumni websites, databases, and budgets, supervises undergraduates, and aids in the production of semi-annual residency sessions. Requirements include computer/technical expertise with web content management, preferably on a WordPress platform. 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 submissions are required.

 

MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs

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. Review of applications will begin July 13, 2015. Electronic submissions are required.

 

Associate Director of Donor Research & Stewardship

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Donor Research and Stewardship. This position is responsible for researching individuals with the potential to make major gifts to the College and for managing processes used to cultivate and steward all donors. The Associate Director manages the gift receipts, acknowledgements and tracking process to advance fundraising effectiveness. Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years’ experience in successful fundraising operations. Experience using The Raiser’s Edge is highly 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 August 15, 2015. Electronic submissions are required.

 

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

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.

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

There are no full-time faculty positions open 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.

 

Gender & Women’s Studies

Warren Wilson College seeks applicants for an adjunct position in Gender and Women’s Studies, beginning in August 2015, to teach one section of Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies. Requirements: PhD or MA by August 2015 in a relevant field. Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies focuses on critical examination and understanding of the social construction of gender. The course examines theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to the critical examination of women’s realities. This course provides a foundation for further courses in the Gender and Women’s Studies major or minor.

The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity, engagement, and academic rigor in teaching. Please send one-page letter of application, current CV, a one-page description of your teaching philosophy, three references from those who can speak to your teaching and/or scholarship, and up to 2 course syllabi from a variety of levels. Finalists will need to provide graduate transcripts prior to the campus visit. Complete application must be submitted electronically to hr@warren-wilson.edu by midnight Eastern Standard Time on August 1, 2015 to be assured of full consideration. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

 

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: Blacksmith

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for a paid fellow for ten months in the field of Blacksmithing. Responsibilities include 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 (PDF). 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.