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Email: hr@warren-wilson.edu

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Director of Public Safety

The Director of Public Safety is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive safety, security and risk prevention program for the College, employees, and students while assuring the safety, security and protection of college assets, facilities and properties housed within the campus community. The Director will work closely campus leaders, employees, students, and external agencies engaged in public safety to address issues of risk prevention, safety and security associated with Warren Wilson’s campus as well as local, state and national regulatory agencies. The position provides professional, effective and efficient operations of the Public Safety Department; its officers, staff and executes the duties as the College’s Fire Marshall.

Minimum qualifications include 5 years’ experience in law enforcement, security, or public safety in a supervisory role, and a valid driver’s license. A bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or other related field is strongly preferred. A full position description can be seen here.

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.



Area Coordinator and International Student Advisor

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for an Area Coordinator - Housing & Residence Life. The Coordinator is a full-time live-in staff member responsible for creating a residential environment which supports learning, builds community, respects diversity, promotes environmental citizenship, enhances wellness, and encourages responsibility.

The Area Coordinator's responsibilities and time will be divided between residence life and one collateral area of responsibility. The collateral responsibility will fall in one of the following areas: housing assignments and operations; student conduct database and case management; residential learning initiatives; or International Student Advisor  (currently hiring for this collateral).

International Student Adivsor Collateral Description

Residence Life responsibilities include: supervision of a residential area of undergraduate students (currently hiring for first year area); supervision of undergraduate RDs; 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 student conduct issues; crisis management and participation in an emergency on-call rotation.

The successful candidate will possess:

Please send cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references by email to hr@warren-wilson.edu. Electronic applications are required.

Craft Interns

Supported by a grant from the Windgate Foundation, Warren Wilson College is offering a paid internship in each of the following fields: Blacksmithing, Fine Woodworking, and Fiber Arts.  Interns will be full participants in the development and daily operations of the program interacting as necessary with the program’s advisors and the director. Interns will have an opportunity to develop their own skills while collaborating with visiting artists from across the country. The intern serves as a mentor to the student craft crew guiding their involvement and encouraging the pursuit of lifelong learning and creativity. The intern provides 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.

To apply, please submit To apply, please submit  a letter of interest addressing why an internship in the Warren Wilson College craft program is important to you and what type of experience(s) you would bring to the position, a current resume, complete contact information for three current referencesan, and three images of works in the selected field (Fine Woodworking, Fiber Arts, or Blacksmithing) email applications to HR@warren-wilson.edu.  Electronic submissions are required.  Review of applications will begin July 11, 2014.

 Fine Art/Craft Internship

The Art Department at Warren Wilson College is hosting a new Fine Art/Craft Internship for recent college graduates (degree date must be no earlier than May 2011).  The internship will provide recent graduates with the opportunity to continue their art practice while learning to provide technical support for the studio operations in each of the Art Department’s studio art concentrations:  ceramics and sculpture, painting and drawing, photography and media arts, printmaking and bookforms. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, monitoring the woodshop, computer lab, and art gallery as well as providing assistance to the Art Department coordinator and the Department’s two student work crews. 

 Under the supervision of the Art Department’s faculty and coordinator, interns will learn the skills necessary to run various studios, including ordering materials and supplies, maintaining equipment, assisting students in learning techniques of different media, as well as modeling quality studio practices while doing their own creative work.  During the school year the intern will be expected to work 35 hours a week; during school breaks and for approximately four weeks at the end of the spring semester, the intern will have the opportunity to pursue his/her own studio practice with access to a studio space.  Interns are expected to work diligently in support of the college’s art program and craft initiative; in return they are encouraged, supported and challenged in their creative lives.   


To apply, please submit an application to HR@warren-wilson.edu.  Electronic submissions are required.  Application should include:

Priority will be given to applications received by July 15, 2014.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Warren Wilson College is a tier one nationally ranked, independent liberal arts college located on a 1,135-acre campus in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina, with a unique program of rigorous academics, work, and service learning.

Warren Wilson College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national, or ethnic origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.



 Vice President For Advancement

Warren Wilson College seeks candidates for the Vice President of Advancement, click here for full position profile and application instuctions.



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.