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Office: Ogg Administration 202

Phone: 828.771.2048

Email: hr@warren-wilson.edu

Staff Employment Opportunities

 

Tzedek Social Justice Residency

The Tzedek Social Justice Resident at Warren Wilson College creates programming, events, resources, and service opportunities for students at Warren Wilson College with a focus on LGBTQ initiatives.  The resident also works within the greater off-campus community in forming connections through shared projects and events. The general purpose of the residency is to capture and uplift the emerging talent of young adults so that they grow as leaders while engaging in social justice projects in Asheville. A complete position description can be seen here: http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~humres/Tzedek_Intern_job_description_WWC_2014.pdf

Applicants should send a letter of interest, current resume, and three references by email to Jeannine Heynes at jheynes@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic applications are required. Applications should be submitted by May 30th.

 

MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs

The MFA Program for Writers located at Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for the position of MFA Project Manager: Academic Affairs.  The person in this full-time twelve-month position is responsible for managing and maintaining all student and faculty forms, files, and records; he/she oversees student applications and mailings; and generally anticipating and responding to the needs of graduate students, faculty, prospective students, and alumni, as well as recognizing those needs that require the attention of the Program Director.  The Project Manager for Academic Affairs works in close consultation with the Program Director, the MFA Academic Board Chair, and the Project Manager: Administration, Finance, and Web Communications.  The complete position description may be seen online at: http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~humres/MFA_Project_Manager_Academic_Affairs_APRIL_2014_FINAL.pdf

The successful candidate will possess at least a B.A. degree, preferably in English;  exemplary communication and computer skills; demonstrated fluency with Microsoft Word and spreadsheet and database software, and social media; office management experience; exceptional organizational skills; maturity and discretion; flexibility, and an even temper and a sense of humor.  Some knowledge of and interest in contemporary writers and writing is strongly preferred.  A driver’s license and good driving record is required.

The MFA Program has two 10-day residencies each year, in January and July.  The successful candidate must be available to work 14- to 18- hour consecutive days throughout the two residencies.  The summer residency typically includes July 4. Winter residency preparation involves working on New Year’s Day.   

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.


Only internal applications will be accepted until April 29, 2014. For the definition of an internal candidate, please see section 2.070.10 of the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual, Internal Job Postings.  Review of applications will begin on May 7, 2014.

Craft Initiative Coordinator

The Craft Initiative Coordinator will direct the College’s Work Program based Craft Initiative Program, monitor daily operations, manage grant criteria and budgeting and supervise the College’s Work Program Craft Crew Interns. This position will serve as the primary liaison to the Center for Craft Creativity & Design located in downtown Asheville. The Craft Initiator Coordinator remains current and well versed in craft study and practices promoting rigorous artistic standards.

Masters degree in Fine Arts, Arts Administration or Museum Studies is preferred. Demonstrated experience in management, educational programming, and knowledge of craft study and practices are required for this position.

Competent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and Excel applications are required. An ability to conduct internet research and navigate through both Windows and MAC platforms is required. This position demands excellent organization, communication and management skills. A high level of self-motivation, the ability to assume all position responsibilities and take ownership for work and job outcomes is required.

A complete position description can be seen here: Craft Initiative Coordinator

Warren Wilson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of its community.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, current resume, and two letters of reference. In 500 words or less, the applicant should submit a narrative indicating their experience in the area of art in craft media, and their interest in the development of material arts and craft media in a liberal arts college with an integrated triad of academics, work, and service. All materials must be submitted electronically as MS word or pdf attachments to: by email to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic applications are required. Applications should be submitted by May 30th.

 

Assistant Director of Academic Support Services: Program Initiatives

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for Assistant Director of Academic Support Services: Program Initiatives. The Assistant Director is a skilled administrator who assists the director with Academic Support programming and works with students, faculty, administrators, and staff to develop, implement and assess programs that address the first year student transition.  The Assistant Director provides support for student success through teaching, peer tutoring, academic counseling and linking to other supportive educational programs and resources across campus.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in education or related discipline, minimum of two years experience working with a college age population in a post-secondary educational setting, exceptional interpersonal skills, and proficient computer skills. A full job description can be seen here: http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~humres/Position_Description-Assist_Director-AS.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 applications are required. 

 

Auto Shop Supervisor

Warren Wilson College is seeking a supervisor for the College’s Auto Shop.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of a rolling stock of vans, cars, tractors, trucks, and small engines owned and operated by the College.  The Supervisor will be expected to train, oversee and work with a student crew of 11+ traditional college-aged students.  Superior safety, teaching, and organizational skills are very important.

The successful candidate will have an ASE certificate and five (5) years in a supervised auto shop setting with increasing responsibilities; and possess a current NC Driver’s license with a clean record. CDL or ability to obtain is preferred.

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 applications are required. 

 

 Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Warren Wilson College is seeking a Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will provide leadership, education and advising on positive approaches to strategic campus Initiatives valuing diversity broadly; inclusive of race, ethnicity, global engagement, class and diverse culture. In accordance with the mission and philosophy of Warren Wilson College, this position will play a pivotal role in creating a campus environment that is welcoming, safe and supportive for the underrepresented students at the college.  It will devise programs and activities that help faculty, staff and students gain awareness and obtain the skills and resources needed to address social justice, prejudice and discrimination issues at Warren Wilson College.

Masters in Student Personnel, Counseling, Social Justice, Human Resources or Social Work, excellent communications skills,
knowledge of and ability to implement various educational techniques with a focus on primary prevention, and demonstrated experience working with underrepresented societies.Experience in facilitating, mediating, consensus building and bringing to resolution issues within student populations in higher education is required.Experience in biased incident management, dispute resolution, mediation, and conflict management is preferred.

A complete position description can be seen here: Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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 on 4/22/14.

  

Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for the position of Accounts Receivable Supervisor.  The Supervisor is responsible for all functions associated with maintaining student accounts receivable/cashiering, including tuition and fee payments for our graduate and undergraduate programs.  The Supervisor is also responsible for the training and supervision of a student work crew.  This opportunity demands a self-motivated person capable of multi-tasking, adherence to Federal regulations, and attention to detail and accuracy. 

A full position description can be seen here: Accounts Receivable Supervisor

 The successful candidate will possess:

 - Good communication, customer-service, and computer skills

- Minimum of two years of experience handling receivables and cash

- Prior experience in a college setting, especially experience with financial aid, is desirable

 

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.

 

 

Vice President for Administration and Finance

Warren Wilson College near Asheville, North Carolina seeks an experienced and highly qualified financial leader to assume the role of Vice President for Administration and Finance.  Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President will manage the college’s financial and business affairs, while serving as a key member of its executive leadership team. The new Vice President will be expected to assume responsibilities by August 25, 2014 which is the opening of the 2014-2015 Academic Year.

Warren Wilson College began as the Asheville Farm School in 1894 under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church. After graduating its final high school class in 1957, Warren Wilson continued as a junior college and in 1967 evolved into a four-year liberal arts college offering a bachelor’s degree. Although there are no direct support and governance by the Presbyterian Church (USA), today the college maintains a covenant relationship with the church.  The mission of Warren Wilson College is to provide a distinctive undergraduate and graduate liberal arts education. The undergraduate education combines academics, work, and service in a learning community committed to environmental sustainability, understanding diverse and inclusionary culture and recognition of how positively these values impact the whole of humanity.   Warren Wilson College programs and activities are based on the following core values: The Triad: Academics, work and service; Community: Civic engagement and participatory governance; Liberal Arts: Experiential and innovative education; Sustainability: Environmental responsibility, social and economic justice; Diversity: Inclusivity, international and cross-cross-cultural understanding and Wellness: Personal growth and well-being.

The Vice President for Finance and Administration plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the college’s fiscal function and performance; participates in the development of the college’s plans and programs as a strategic partner; and provides financial reports and trends in order to support the President, Board of Trustees and other Vice Presidents and Deans on financial issues impacting their departments and the college at large. The position serves as the chief financial spokesperson for the college and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs, auditing and investment strategies, budget analysis and regulatory action.

To provide the leadership required in this position, the VPFA should possess a certain combination of personal qualities and professional expe­rience. S/he should possess deep integrity, a high level of energy and an outstanding work ethic. Preference will be given to those with a master’s degree in a related field and/or a CPA and to candidates with experience in higher education. Candidates from other areas of financial manage­ment who demonstrate the requisite skills and competencies will be considered. The new VP for Finance and Administration will have a proven track record of strategic decision-making management and leadership as well as knowledge and understanding of cash and endowment management, facilities planning and management, risk management, debt management and budgeting. For a detailed profile of the position, please go to www.agbsearch.com/current-searches.

The Nomination and Application Process

 

The VPFA search committee will begin reviewing applications in late March with the goal of filling the position by summer of 2014. Applications will be received and considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 4. Applications must include a letter of interest, resume and five professional references with email and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant). Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (MS Word preferred) to  warrenwilsonfin@agbsearch.com.

               

 The search is being assisted by:

                       Oscar C. Page, Ph.D.

  Senior Consultant, AGB Search

            ocp@agbsearch.com

     903.870.8303

 

Warren Wilson College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.