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

In order of posting, most recent first.

Director of Alumni Relations
Admission Counselor
Financial Aid Counselor
Assistant Director of Public Safety
Director of Advancement Services
Associate Director of Community Relations
Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services
Human Resources Specialist
Access Controls Supervisor

 

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

 

 

Director of Alumni Relations

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Director of Alumni Relations. This position creates and implements a strategic program that increases alumni engagement with the College. Primary responsibilities include providing staff support and leadership to the Alumni Board, directing the alumni communications plan, marketing alumni events to achieve maximum attendance and recruiting strong candidates for the Alumni Board and class reunions. Some evening and weekend work is required, as well occasional travel.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience in effectively coordinating events
  • Experience in marketing with a focus on web content and social media
  • Excellent organization skills, communication skills, including the ability to connect people with one another and, most importantly, to the College
  • Ability to effectively articulate the goals and mission of the College to the alumni
  • Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising database experience preferred.

To learn more about this position, please read the full job description (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. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Admission Counselor

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Admissions Counselor. This position is an important member of the recruitment team and is responsible for representing Warren Wilson College to prospective students and families. Specific responsibilities include attending college fairs, and high school visits, meeting with school counselors, conducting a high volume of outbound calls to prospective students, responding to email inquiries in a timely manner and producing accurate reports and surveys. This position involves extensive travel 12-15 weeks per year, and the ability to work evenings and weekends that exceed a 40 hour work week. A valid driver’s license is required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Computer proficiency, especially Excel and the ability to learn new databases quickly
  • Ability to solve problems, make decisions and work autonomously
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal, telephone and public speaking skills
  • Strong written and electronic communication skills, with attention to spelling and grammar
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and a commitment to detail and follow through

To learn more about this position, please read the full job description (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. The priority deadline for applications is May 31, 2016. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Financial Aid Counselor

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Financial Aid Counselor. This position performs a variety of duties related to the completion and processing of applications for financial aid. This counselor serves as the primary technical support for the Financial Aid Office. The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills to assist students and parents in completing forms, provide information concerning eligibility requirements, prepare needs analysis of the programs and make award decisions, and act as general office manager for Financial Aid.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years of college required; college degree preferred.
  • Ability to interact positively with staff, students, and parents.
  • Advanced computer skills– proficiency in the use of various computer programs including but not limited to, Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and the Internet.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills; strong customer relation skills.
  • High level of organizational skills, ability to function in multi-task oriented environment, and the ability to perform during periods of peak productivity required.
  • Prior financial aid experience helpful, but not required.

To learn more about this position, please read the job description (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. The priority deadline for applications is May 31, 2016. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Assistant Director of Public Safety

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of Public Safety. This position assists the Director of Public Safety in all aspects of managing the department including supervising staff, assisting with training, ensuring policy and protocol compliance as well as campus emergency response and management planning. This position is responsible for acting as a Safety Officer when needed, managing staff schedules and completing required reports and other administrative tasks. Other job duties include reviewing incident reports, initiating the required follow-up actions, and serving as a WWC Public Safety Department liaison in the absence of the Director. Due to the nature of the position, a fluctuating schedule to include holidays, nights and weekends may be required.

Qualifications

  • A high school degree or equivalent is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of one year experience in a similar role
  • Must be detail oriented, able to work with the public, students and staff in a professional manner, and possess the ability to diffuse conflict effectively
  • Computer proficiencies in MS Office and google apps

To learn more about this position, read the full job description (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. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Director of Advancement Services

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Director of Advancement Services. This position is responsible for the planning, development, and management of gift and records processing, donor stewardship, prospect research and tracking and fundraising performance analysis. The Director manages the department’s data infrastructure, specifically the use of The Raiser’s Edge fundraising database. This position also includes staff supervision responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a focus on business administration and data management. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in fundraising operations, including donor research and supervisory experience.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with a focus on customer service.
  • Proficient understanding of gift accounting, database management and analytics.
  • Proficiency in The Raiser’s Edge, WealthPoint/ResearchPoint, Crystal Reports, MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Access, and other software including Google collaboration apps.

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

To be considered for the position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.eduElectronic submissions are required. The priority deadline for applications is May 8, 2016. This position will remain open until filled. Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.


 

Associate Director of Community Relations

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Community Relations. This position plans and manages strategic events that increase awareness of and engagement with the College among its broad constituencies, including alumni, parents and grandparents, trustees and former trustees and other affiliates of the College. Other key responsibilities in this role include marketing events to maximize attendance from desired constituencies, collaboratively planning and managing communications for alumni board meetings and committees, and assisting Vice President for Advancement in tracking, scheduling and fulfilling commitments and priorities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Attention to detail with excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to relate effectively with a wide variety of people, including VIPs, major donors and prospects, board members and their spouses/partners, alumni, parents, friends of the College, faculty and staff, vendors, and event facility managers.
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, take initiative, set objectives and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and databases. Experience using The Raiser’s Edge is highly desired.

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

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 alarm, direct digital control (install only), card access controls and VOIP systems, appliances, 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 & 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 are 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
  • Complete evaluations for student progress and appropriate feed back

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree desirable
  • Minimum of three years of electrical experience
  • Previous experience working in a higher education environment is a plus
  • 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.

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. 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.


 

Human Resources Specialist

This highly responsible position provides HR administrative functions and interacts with all segments at the College. The HR 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, benefits, training and development, employee relations, campus housing and the volunteer program.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of HR experience, PHR preferred.  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 immediately. 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.


 

Access Controls Supervisor

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Access Controls Supervisor. This position is responsible for overseeing the master key system matrix, providing locksmith services for the campus, overseeing the card key access program and for the maintenance of door hardware and locks (electronic and manual) for buildings and structures on campus.  Additionally, the supervisor provides guidance and leadership to work crews.

Requirements include an Associate’s degree of Science in Integrated Technologies or related degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Candidate must have a minimum of seven years of directly related experience and hold a current NC Locksmith License. Electronic Access Control Certification is also preferred. 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.


 

 

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.