Employment At SC

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Southwestern College is accepting applications for the following position(s) until filled:

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions


Faculty Positions

Mathematics Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking candidates for a one-year Instructor position in mathematics.  Master’s degree required.  Ph.D. preferred.  Experience teaching mathematics to students with a diversity of abilities is desired.  Teaching responsibilities will include College Algebra and Calculus.  The position is full time, non-tenure track.  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Position begins August 14, 2017.

Please send cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of HR, 100 College St., Winfield, KS 67156.  Email:  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Visiting Instructor of Theatre

Southwestern College is seeking a one-year half time position for Visiting Instructor of Theatre.  Duties may include:  teaching theatre and musical theatre courses, directing productions, and designing for productions.   

Applicants possessing a Master’s degree in theatre and/or musical theatre is required; an MFA degree is preferred.  Candidates must have evidence of directing theatre and/or musical theatre productions.  Also, successful high school/college teaching experience preferred.  

The Department of Music is fully accredited by NASM and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre degree has received plan approval.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please provide a brief (500-800 words) statement regarding examples of how the candidate’s teaching philosophy fits the description above and in a rural teaching context, along with cover letter, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current professional references to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Visiting Instructor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Starting Date:  August 14, 2017

Position Description
Southwestern College is seeking a Visiting Instructor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media for a one year full-time position to begin in August 2017. Southwestern College is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring. 

Primary responsibilities
The area of specialization is open; however, we are particularly interested in candidates who are comfortable teaching courses in a variety of areas, including:

  • 3D Modeling and Animation
  • Composing with Paint and Draw
  • Computer Game Concepts
  • Computer Game Planning and Production
  • Digital Sound
  • Graphic Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Video Field Production
  • Video News Production


  • Master’s degree in media production, engineering technology, media studies, mulit media production broadcast journalism, digital media, graphic design or other related area is required; MFA or PhD is preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching with at least one year of experience at the college or university level.
  • Professionalism and commitment to students.
  • Willingness to work with faculty, staff and administration.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for position.
  2. Curriculum Vitae or résumé.
  3. Name, address, email address, and phone number of at least three references who can address the candidate’s qualifications for the positions.
  4. Transcripts (copies accepted).  Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

Position is open until filled. Review of completed applications will begin immediately with preference given to applications received by July 10. In compliance with the Immigration Control Act of 1986, candidates for positions must provide proof of eligibility to work before an offer of employment can be made final.  Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156

Professional Studies Center for Corporate Learning Instructors

Southwestern College Professional Studies is committed to serving our business and industry partnerships with corporate training and talent development through our Center for Corporate Learning.  The Center for Corporate Learning is seeking talented and experienced professionals who understand the business environment and can transfer knowledge, skills and abilities, integrate content knowledge and practical experience in a dynamic workplace setting.  Delivery of training will take place primarily at the business partner location, but may include classroom or online training.  Successful candidates will have experience in the following areas:  facilitating corporate training or adjunct faculty experience in college environment, designing and developing training programs, exceptional platform skills, as well as documented industry certifications in their area of expertise. Candidates must possess a minimum of Bachelors’ degree in the following areas: 

Disciplines needed

  • Business Administration, Business Management or Organizational Development
  • Organizational Management or Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership, Communications or Human Resources
  • Operations Management, Project Management, Six Sigma/Lean, Supply Chain Management

Industry Certifications:  Project Management, Human Resources, Leadership Coaching, Six Sigma, Talent Learning and Development certifications.

Areas of interest are:  Customer Service, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Conflict Management, Supervisory Development, Team Building & Group Dynamics, Talent Development, Communications, Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness, Diversity in the Workplace.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, industry certifications and complete contact information for three professional references to:  Denise Sherman, Center for Corporate Learning, 100 College Street, Winfield Kansas, 67156.  Email:  Review of successful candidates will begin immediately for contracted positions.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.

Affiliate Faculty - Professional Studies

Southwestern College – Professional Studies, committed to quality education for adult learners, is seeking motivated working professionals to serve as Affiliate Faculty, providing instruction for both undergraduate and graduate level courses.  The College’s Affiliate Faculty are experienced professionals who are able to integrate content knowledge and practical experience for the benefit of our adult learners. Southwestern College Professional Studies offers courses in an accelerated format primarily in an online modality. 

For further information regarding the disciplines and subject areas for which applications are being accepted, please review Becoming a Southwestern College – Professional Studies Affiliate Faculty Member.

Filled/Closed Faculty Positions

  • English Instructor
  • College Writing Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Assistant Professor of Communication, Digital Arts and New Media

Administrator and Staff Positions


Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Administration

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Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs for Professional Studies/Online Learning

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Performance Facilities and Technical Director/Manager

Southwestern College invites applications for a new position of Performance Facilities and Technical Director/Manager to begin August 1, 2017, or earlier.  The successful candidate will have experience in theater management and technical directing/theatre.  Additional expertise and interest in current and future trends in lighting and sound technology as well as capturing and streaming techniques is a plus.

The Southwestern College Performing Arts Facility was redesigned in 2011 with updated lighting and sound equipment. This facility is used for local, regional and national speaking and performance events. The Performing Arts Division vision statement guides the faculty and staff in the curricular and co-curricular offerings.  The Division of Performing Arts nurtures intellectual developments, aesthetic sensibility, and creativity through stimulating classroom and performance experiences to prepare students as professionals and advocates who cultivate the arts. 


  • Oversee the Richardson Performing Arts Center, Messenger Recital Hall and the Helen Graham Little Theatre.  Including but not limited to: physical space oversight, equipment management and maintenance
  • Oversee the maintenance of TOMARI Technical Center that includes costuming and properties for theatre performances.
  • Oversee compliance of safety standards and policies of anyone using the performance spaces
  • Maintain compliance with federal and school policies regarding schedule and time in performance spaces
  • Mentor student sound, lights, props and scenic designers and technicians


  • A commitment to performance excellence.
  • A Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with equivalent technical theatre related professional experience is required.
  • Experience in performance facilities management.
  • Experience in technical theatre with specialization in lighting, sound, costumes and properties for the stage.
  • A commitment to the work ethic that is needed for high quality productions. This includes: the ability to thrive in high pressure and time sensitive theater production environments and to embrace the workload of a production season that necessitates flexible hours- evenings and weekends.
  • Strong commitment to collegiality and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds and facility needs.

Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design.
  • Ability to use lighting and sound technology for capturing and streaming performances.
  • Teaching ability/experience in:
    • THTR224 Stagecraft
    • THTR227 Make up for the Stage
    • THTR325 Design for the Stage
    • THTR327 Costuming

Applications must be submitted electronically and include resume/CV, transcripts, and contact information for three (3) current professional references.  Include links to an online portfolio with samples of production work, student work and relevant professional or creative work.  Candidates selected for further consideration will be asked to send additional materials.

Send to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

Assistant Director/Lead Teacher, SC Learning Center

The person selected for this position will be responsible for the care and supervision of the preschool students or school age students in the program. He/she is directly responsible for working closely with assistant teacher and the Director to ensure that continuity of care is maintained throughout the student’s entire day at the Center. This is a full time position.

Qualifications according to NAEYC standards require at least one of the following:

  • Current Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
  • At least 12 College credits in ECE, CD, ElEd, or EC Spec Ed.
  • Working on or has obtained and Associates or higher degree in ECE, CD, ElEd, EC Spec Ed.
  • At least 60 college/university credits with 30 college credits in ECE, CD, ElEd, EC Spec Ed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any area with at least 36 credit hours in ECE, CD, Eled, EC Spec Ed.
  • Associates or Higher with 3 years of experience in EC or a NAEYC accredited facility.

The person for this job must have a strong desire to work with children. This person must have a warm, nurturing, and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well with children and be willing to fulfill his/her responsibilities in accordance with the center’s philosophy. Because childcare requires a team approach, this person must have a mature attitude that allows him/her to communicate effectively, problem solve and anticipate the needs of his/her fellow workers. 

To apply, submit a letter of application addressing the requirements of the position, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to:  Director of Human Resources, 100 College St., Winfield, KS 67156 or by Monday, June 19, 2017.  Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.

Admissions Recruiter - Professional Studies (Ft. Riley, KS)

Reports to: Director of Admissions and Student Success

General Job Description
The Fort Riley Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and enrolling all undergraduate, graduate and certificate learners into Southwestern College Professional Studies programs. They are charged to establish and maintain a highly effective communications process in order to build partnerships with the Fort Riley Education Services Office, Fort Riley Garrison Command, community colleges, military and civilian personnel and other institutions in the Fort Riley Education Consortium.  Efficient transition of newly recruited learners through decision making is a critical aspect to enrollment, as well as to provide information to prospective Army, National Guard, Reserves and other military affiliated students within a defined geographic region.  Further, constant evaluation and improvement must be sought regarding the Southwestern College Professional Studies Fort Riley Campus markets, and relationship management with key stakeholders of the Fort Riley Morale Welfare and Recreation Department (MWR).

Primary Duties

  • Effectively manage the relationship with the Fort Riley Education Office personnel and coordinate with Education Services Officer (ESO) and other on-site administrative staff
  • Maintain Fort Riley office availability based on approved office hours.
  • Preserve key control in accordance with Fort Riley policies for office and classrooms
  • Serve as the primary contact and liaison for administration of various site issues (e.g., IT, telephone, security, facilities)
  • As a guest, maintain area and facilities beautification and exceed expectations set-forth by the Education Office personnel
  • Maintain a working knowledge of Fort Riley Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) requirements and provide all reports as requested within applicable timeframes
  • Advise prospective learners regarding entrance requirements, and conduct  initial transcript analysis
  • Actively develop relationships with military/industries/organizations/institutions to enhance new student lead generation, conversion, training opportunities, and partnerships

Additional Responsibilities

  • Actively seek and recruit undergraduate, graduate, community college transfer students, and special topics learners into PS programs each session (8 sessions a year)
  • Utilize SCT Powercampus to measure recruitment initiatives relative to the generation and conversion of inquiries
  • Provide industry/organization/institutions/education personnel the necessary information about PS programs to recruit new learners for undergraduate, graduate, and special topic training opportunities
  • Actively work to implement effective strategies to increase prospective student recruitment, and assisting with development and deployment of marketing plans, strategies, and tactics (i.e., placement of literature at key locations, assisting with mailings)
  • Coordinate with military education offices and community colleges to increase transfer students through advising days/education fairs/and other recruitment opportunities
  • Aggressively seek ways to improve the recruitment process through conversation management and new training opportunities
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information and records

 Skills and Qualifications Needed

  • Excellent computer skills are required, including use of software within the Microsoft Office Suite and a willingness to be trained on the college’s SCT software packages
  • Ability to work well and communicate with a variety of people, possess a high degree of personal accountability, and maintain productivity in high pressure situations
  • Exhibit excellent multitasking capabilities, strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-pace environment
  • Ability to develop and use systematic communication techniques and follow-up communications for data reporting (e.g., following up on telephone calls, walk-ins, emails, and business connections)
  • Military background highly preferred
  • Must be “customer” service and quality focused, and able to work well with faculty, staff, and students. Must be a self starter ready to meet and/or exceed goals
  • Some travel will be required for this position, to include evenings, overnight, and weekend work
  • Baccalaureate degree required.  Master’s degree preferred in field related to education or sales/marketing

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, resume, and complete contact information for three (3) professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. Email: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.

FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

  • Graduate Assistant Women's Soccer Coach
  • Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Director, SC Learning Center
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Full-Time Cheer and Dance Coach
  • Athletic Training Graduate Assistant
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management, Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)
  • Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Admissions Counselor - Professional Studies, Wichita, KS
  • Head Baseball Coach


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