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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.

Director of Student Activities
Student Conduct Area Coordinator
Assistant Supervisor of Electrical Services (Updated 6/8/2016)
Director of Alumni Relations
Admission Counselor
Financial Aid Counselor

 

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 Student Activities

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for a Director of Student Activities. This position is responsible for providing a wide variety of social, cultural and recreational programs and leadership opportunities for students to support their intellectual, social, cultural, and recreational growth. This includes development of the campus clubs and organization process, connecting students to the campus and surrounding region. Other primary responsibilities include supervising and training a student work crew, managing the Student Activities budget and club allocations and approvals, and leading collaborative efforts between student groups. This position oversees the coordination of student orientations and other major campus events such as Homecoming, Family Weekend, and Commencement and other high quality campus programming and entertainment. This position is full- time and requires frequent evening and weekend working hours.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or related field required
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in Student Affairs, preferably in student activities or programming with demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate large scale programs
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including computer skills
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate basic sound and lighting systems
  • Relevant knowledge of multicultural programming
  • Ability to articulate basic risk management as it applies to the area of college student activities

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

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Priority will be given to applicants who apply by July 5, 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.


 

Student Conduct Area Coordinator

Warren Wilson College is currently recruiting for an Area Coordinator/Student Conduct Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of this position include supervision of a residential area of approximately 200 students; supervision of an undergraduate crew leader and RA staff; assisting with the recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation of residence life staff; managing the day-to-day administrative and facility operations of a residential area; coordinating educational, recreational and social programming; mediating conflict and adjudicating conduct issues; crisis management and participation in an emergency on-call rotation. Additional responsibilities include management of the Student Conduct database, investigation and tracking of student conduct cases, as well as serving as a Title IX investigator. This position is a full time 12 month live-in position, which requires regular evening and weekend work, and rotating on call responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Counseling, or other related field required.
  • Two years of residence life experience with emphasis in student and community development, staff supervision and program development preferred.
  • Experience hearing conduct cases and working with conduct database programs.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An appreciation for the college’s unique mission and triad educational program.

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

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Priority will be given to applicants who apply by June 26, 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.


 

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.


 

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. The priority deadline for applications is June 19, 2016. 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.


 

 

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.