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Careers at Warren Wilson College

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Staff Employment Opportunities

Annual Fund Director

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Annual Fund within the Office of Advancement. The Director of the Annual Fund is responsible for developing and executing strategies to meet the fundraising goals (both in terms of dollars raised and in participation) established for the Warren Wilson College Fund (The Annual Fund). The Director is responsible for the cultivation and stewardship process for donors to the Fund through several modes of communication including verbal, written, print, and electronic means. The Director works closely with Alumni Affairs, Community Affairs and Advancement Services to manage projects and increase participation.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, master’s preferred; minimum of five years’ experience in communications, advertising, journalism, marketing, development, or related fields, including writing duties; demonstrated ability to write compelling, persuasive, and strategically aligned copy in a fast-paced environment; and excellent computer skills, including social media.

A full position description can be seen here: Annual Fund Director

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.

 

 

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Full-time Positions

Professor of Religious Studies

Warren Wilson College is seeking applicants for a continuing, entry level faculty position in the departments of Religious Studies and Global Studies focusing on Islam and the contemporary Islamic world. The successful applicant should be able to teach a variety of courses, including the introductory course in comparative religions, the capstone course in the interdisciplinary Global Studies major, and other courses focusing on Islam and the Islamic world. We welcome candidates who are willing to develop short term international field study courses, can teach courses that relate to the themes of Global Studies (i.e. Religion and Globalization, Islam in Global Context), and complement our strong program in Peace and Social Justice Studies. We particularly encourage applicants with expertise in the Middle East region. Candidates must have a completed PhD in Religious Studies or an equivalent field in hand by August 1, 2015.

This is a full-time, continuing, junior level position in an extended contract system with a 3-3 load. Successful candidates will have significant and relevant publications, evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching, and the expectation of continued scholarly work.

Warren Wilson College is an independent liberal arts college located on a beautiful 1135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the edge of Asheville, North Carolina. The college offers a holistic education combining the triad of academics, work, and service, and it has been widely recognized as progressive and committed to social, environmental, and global awareness. Environmental Studies is a well-established program that has been the college’s largest major since 1986. We seek individuals with a genuine interest in our unique approach to education, and a willingness to fully participate in the life of the college.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to 2014religionfacultysearch@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic submissions are required. The documents should be pdfs titled as follows: LastName_Item. For example, Smith_cv, Smith_referenceJones. Review of applications will begin October 27, 2014, and priority will be given to applications received by that date.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. WWC does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability.

Conservation Biology Faculty

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Warren Wilson College seeks two conservation biologists in the departments of Environmental Studies and Biology for full-time appointment in our extended contract system beginning July 1, 2015. Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate at the time appointment begins and a record of excellence in teaching, preferably with some experience at undergraduate liberal arts colleges.

Candidates should be competent in and willing to teach Conservation and Wildlife Biology, Ecology, Introduction to Environmental Studies, General Biology, and Research Design. They will be expected to develop upper level courses in their specialty and supervise undergraduate research projects. They will also act as academic advisors to Conservation Biology students.

Warren Wilson College is an independent liberal arts college located on a beautiful 1135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the edge of Asheville, North Carolina. The college offers a holistic education combining the triad of academics, work, and service, and it has been widely recognized as progressive and committed to social, environmental, and global awareness. Environmental Studies is a well-established program that has been the college’s largest major since 1986. We seek individuals with a genuine interest in our unique approach to education, and a willingness to fully participate in the life of the college.

We desire a diverse faculty and a community that reflects a global outlook. WWC does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability.

Interested candidates should submit:

Cover letter detailing your teaching (including a list of courses taught) and research and describing what attracts you to this position.
Curriculum vitae
Graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this stage)
Three professional references
Send ONLY PDF files.

Label all files in this format: Last name_Document Type
Examples: Smith_Curriculum Vitae; Smith_Cover Letter

All application materials must be submitted electronically to Conservation Biology Search Committee conservationbiosearch@warren-wilson.edu. No hard copy materials will be considered.

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Part-time Positions

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.