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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

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: HumanResources@sckans.edu. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


English Instructor

Starting Date:  August of 2017

Position Description
Southwestern College is seeking a full-time one-year appointment in the English Department for the 2017-18 school year.  The English department at Southwestern College offers degrees for students interested in graduate study, employment in a variety of careers requiring strong critical thinking and communication skills, employment in the realm of professional writing and content creation, and employment as a secondary educator.  In addition, we provide robust support for our general education curriculum by managing the college’s freshman writing program and providing courses in the humanities and the arts.

Primary responsibilities
This position will primarily involve teaching in the freshman writing program.  The customary load is 4 courses (12 semester hours) per semester.  As a one-year appointment, the successful candidate will participate in faculty governance but will not carry an advising load. Other duties in service to the campus and the community may be required at the request of the division chair.

Qualifications

  • PhD or MFA is preferred in English, Composition & Rhetoric, or Creative Writing.  Master’s degree in English or related subject is required.
  • 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.

Send all materials to:

Ms. Lonnie Boyd
Director of Human Resources
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, Kansas 67156
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

Review of completed applications will begin immediately.  Position is open until filled.  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.


Digital Arts Adjunct Instructors

Southwestern College is accepting applications for qualified adjunct instructors for face-to-face, part-time instruction in the following areas for Fall 2017:

  • CPTR 200  Computer Game Concepts (1 credit hour)
  • CPTR 205  Computer Game Planning and Production (2 credit hours)
  • CPTR 240/250/350 3D  Modeling and Animation 1, 2 and 3 (3 credit hours)

Required qualifications: a master’s degree or equivalent tested experience, and documented successful teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level.

Successful candidates will follow assigned curriculum for instruction, demonstrate professionalism and commitment to students and will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in, and their qualifications for the position to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


College Writing Instructor

Southwestern College is seeking applications for qualified adjunct instructors for College Writing 1 for Fall 2017.

Required qualifications: a master’s degree English, Writing or an equivalent degree with successful documented teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level.

Successful candidates will follow assigned curriculum for instruction, demonstrate professionalism and commitment to students and will work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in, and their qualifications for the position to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources Southwestern College, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: HumanResources@sckans.edu.  The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.


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: denise.sherman@sckans.edu.  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

  • 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

See complete profile and application process here:


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

See complete profile and application process here:


Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer

The Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer will enhance awareness of Southwestern College by actively supporting the work of marketing team and admission staff. This person will effectively manage institutional voice and brand on social networks and will act as a liaison for student organizations, working to promote events on campus. The Coordinator of New Media and Assistant Designer will engage with the campus community and strategically share the story of Southwestern College via social networks and designed materials.

Essential Functions

  • Engages prospective/current students through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and Vimeo and explores emerging social media opportunities, leveraging trends
  • Monitors SC related social media sites for brand consistency and security
  • Tracks effectiveness of social media and other specific communication efforts by interpreting analytics and working to achieve markers for relevancy and traffic
  • Works as part of marketing team on graphic and web projects
  • Builds rapport with students/faculty - utilizes design and new media to assist in the promotion of projects/events/academic work
  • Captures photos/video for use on social networks, promotional materials, and archival purposes
  • Attends campus events outside of regular work hours (compensated duties)

Technical Skills

  1. Strong understanding of the function and purpose of social network channels
  2. Skilled in managing ad budget and marketing strategy on various social media channels
  3. Operational skill with DLSR cameras both in video and still format
  4. Skilled in the use of Adobe Creative Cloud (Mac OS)— primarily Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere Pro – experience with Audition and After Effects is a plus
  5. Ability to cull, batch edit and catalogue/tag photos (Adobe Bridge or Lightroom)
  6. Strong ability to write and develop content consistent with institutional voice

Job Specifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Strong design, communication, content development and analytical skills in use of electronic and print communication.

A qualified candidate will be creative, strategic, relational, curious, and will be either in love with or willing to fall in love with Southwestern College.

To apply, submit a cover letter addressing the requirements of the position, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, 100 College St., Winfield, KS 67156 or HumanResources@sckans.edu. 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.


Director/Lead Teacher for the SC Learning Center

Southwestern College Winfield, KS seeks an individual for the position of Director/Lead Teacher for the SC Learning Center.  The director will be actively responsible for the day-to-day operations of the preschool and afterschool program as well as recruiting and maintaining census for the facility and its programs. 

Primary Responsibilities and Requirements

  • Shapes the program; leads; coordinates; makes decisions; develops and maintains quality early childhood and afterschool programs
  • Coordinates program development and internships with the Director of Early Childhood Education
  • Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation expectations
  • Knowledge of children’s physical, emotion, and developmental patterns
  • Demonstrated professional skills in the areas of curriculum planning; in-service training; program goal setting; and establishing procedures for evaluating the progress of individual children
  • Highly demonstrated personal integrity
  • Successful experience in supervising support staff
  • Knowledge of and abilities to comply with federal, state, and local regulations as well as knowledge of funding sources and ability to secure funding
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for individual and group interactions
  • Accurate and timely recordkeeping
  • Maintain licensures and accreditations
  • Demonstrated ability to administer programs and budgetary processes
  • Use technologies for instruction, assessment, and institutional responsibilities

A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in early childhood education (master’s degree preferred).  The successful candidate should also have 2-3 years proven leadership experience in a licensed daycare facility and the ability to pass a criminal background check. 

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 HumanResources@sckans.edu by Monday, May 22, 2017.  Southwestern College is an AA/EOE employer.


Academic Success Coach - Professional Studies (Wichita, KS)

Reports To:  Director of Admissions and Student Success

Position Overview
As an Academic Success Coach you will be on the front lines of learner engagement, success and persistence.  You will interact with PS learners, both current and prospective, on a daily basis and will be the catalyst that moves them towards greater academic and personal success.  You will be responsible for helping them move through their academic program(s) in the most efficient and successful way possible, all while keeping their ultimate educational and life goals in mind.  Duties will include, but not be limited to:

Primary Duties

Success Coaching

  • Engage in regularly scheduled, proactive outreach during each session to your entire list of active learners via the following methods in order of preference 1) Telephone or In Person, 2) Email, 3) Other commonly used and readily available mediums (IM, Collaborate, Blackboard Shells, Discussion Boards, etc…) according to Academic Success Coaches best practices manual.
  • Facilitate delivery of success tools and resources for learners using the above outreach criteria.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Academic Success Coaching team, Professional Studies personnel and campus personnel as needed.
  • Engage in personal and professional development pertaining to learner success, persistence and graduation.
  • Track and report on personal outreach activity and persistence results each session.
  • Exceed learner expectations and positively impact on learner survey results (e.g., end of course evaluations, alumni survey, National Survey of Student Engagement).

Academic Advising

  • Assist learners with major selection, scheduling, transfer credit, course selection and degree planning.
  • Counsel learners as to all academic and operational policies and procedures and adhere to FERPA guidelines.
  • Perform operational duties as necessary including data entry, learner file management, special learner requests, and application for graduation following institutional procedures and policies.
  • Assist with the enrollment management activities each session realizing all Professional Studies enrollment goals.
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of learner records and files as well as the institutional database.
  • Actively review learner records as needed to monitor progress, identify problems, and evaluate degree checks to assist learners in obtaining educational goals with special attention to learner enrollment, success, satisfaction and persistence.
  • Serve as a learner advocate while maintaining institutional policy.
  • Maintain communication with assigned advisees to mitigate stop-out situations and retain learners to assist them in obtaining educational goals.
  • Engage advising best practices and continuous improvement strategies.
  • Actively solicit referrals from current learners and provide lead information to Admissions Counselors for follow-up.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members to provide a full range of learner services (e.g., direct learners to Financial Aid Assistant if applicable).
  • Provide insights/perspectives into the generation/acquisition of relevant e-mail lists and/or mailing lists for ongoing direct communication initiatives. 

Collaboration 

  • Ensure college policies are being enforced by having a thorough knowledge of all academic and operational policies.
  • Work closely with all Professional Studies staff and main campus support offices (e.g., Registrar, Financial Aid) in order to facilitate learner services and to ensure all center functions are being conducted and goals are being attained.
  • Serve on college and/or Professional Studies committees as appropriate.
  • Provide a professional, collegial atmosphere when representing Professional Studies or Southwestern College as a whole to the general public, campus offices, faculty members, learners and other staff members.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

Preferred 

Background in Business Administration, Business Management or Health Care Administration.

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: HumanResources@sckans.edu. 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.


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: HumanResources@sckans.edu. 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.


Graduate Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Duties for position include assisting head coach in all aspects of the program (practices, recruiting, conditioning, etc.).  Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Goalkeeping experience encouraged not required.  Good character & communication skills, self-motivated, and leadership skills are essential.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Position compensated with graduate studies, housing, coaching & meal stipend. 

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Joe Wood, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, 100 College Street, Winfield, KS 67156. E-mail: joe.wood@sckans.edu. 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

  • 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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