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

Faculty Positions Administrator & Staff Positions

 

Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Starting Date:  August of 2017

Position Description
The Business Division at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The Business Division offers a collegial environment, a robust undergraduate curriculum in a student-centered environment, a diverse student population, and an on-campus accelerated MBA program.

Founded in 1885, Southwestern College is ranked as a Top Tier regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Its online programs for undergraduates were recently ranked in the top thirty in the United States.  The college serves over 2,000 students in ground and online programs for undergraduate and graduate students.  Students on the residential campus in Winfield enjoy direct interaction with faculty members that is enhanced by the use by all faculty and students of college-issued laptops on a campus with ubiquitous wireless technology.  The college’s excellent programs in service learning, the performing arts, and athletics, create a vibrant and participatory campus life. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Customary teaching load is 4 courses per semester (12 semester hours) in undergraduate and MBA-level business courses
  • Courses may include:  Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Sales, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategy, International Business, Business Strategy Capstone, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, and Global Strategies
  • Departmental duties include advising students, participating in department and campus-wide committees, collaborating with faculty on Business Division programs, and service to the campus and community
  • Maintain professional currency in field by participating in scholarly and/or creative activities and professional development to maintain professional certifications

Qualifications

  • PhD in marketing or management preferred.  Qualified business-related Master’s degrees considered.  Practical business experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence
  • A minimum of three years of professional teaching experience
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment

Rank/Salary

  • This position offers a competitive salary.  Southwestern College offers an excellent benefit package.

Completed applications must include the following:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest and qualifications for positions including interest in specific courses mentioned in the responsibilities
  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.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

The Division of Communication, Computer Science and English at Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position in computer science starting in the 2017-18 academic year. The computer science program at Southwestern College is in transition, which provides a significant opportunity for the successful candidate. Applicants who have a vision for the future of undergraduate computer science education are encouraged to apply.

Founded in 1885, Southwestern College is ranked as a Top Tier regional university in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. The college is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences, supervised research and mentoring.

The main responsibility of the successful candidate is to develop and cultivate a vision for a successful computer science program that fits within a liberal arts perspective and serves the larger academic vision and mission of the college. We are looking to hire candidates with teaching and/or research experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • algorithms
  • software engineering
  • computer architecture
  • computational theory
  • databases
  • operating systems and programming languages
  • digital arts and design
  • computer game theory and game development
  • computer animation

Additional responsibilities

  • teach courses at the undergraduate level
  • advise computer science academic clubs and organizations
  • coordinate eSports team
  • work collaboratively within the division and across the campus to create innovative academic opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (or ABD with confirmed date of completion)
  • demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • active pursuit of scholarly research and professional development opportunities
  • ability to incorporate relevant experiences into instruction
  • possess strong verbal and written communication skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Feb. 1. To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for teaching at Southwestern College, including interest in specific courses mentioned in the responsibilities along with:

  1. Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  2. Three letters of reference
  3. 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
Phone: 620-229-6136
Email:  HumanResources@sckans.edu

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


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Southwestern College invites applications for a tenure-track position in chemistry to begin August of 2017. Applicants with a completed Ph.D. are preferred. Candidates should be able to contribute to the organic and biochemistry courses, but all areas of expertise will be considered. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and general education is required and participation in undergraduate research is welcomed. Southwestern has a modern science facility with modern instrumentation and excellent classrooms and labs.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and continue until a candidate is selected. Send a current vita, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three reference letters, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Ms. Lonnie Boyd, Director of Human Resources, Southwestern College, 100 College St., 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 to teach College Writing. Required qualifications: a master’s degree in English and teaching experience at either the high school or post-secondary level with a proven track record.

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 Communication, Digital Arts and New Media
  • Math Instructor
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Assistant Professor of Early Childhood/Special Education

Administrator and Staff Positions

 

Director of Advancement and Planned Giving

Department:  Institutional Advancement

Reports To: Vice President for Institutional Advancement

FSLA Status: Exempt
The Director of Advancement and Planned Giving holds the primary responsibility for deferred and planned gifts. The director serves as a key resource to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, supports the institutional advancement team through training and portfolio management, and works with donors to secure philanthropic support.

The director will 1. implement and market the planned giving program; 2. secure philanthropic investment in planned giving vehicles; 3. work closely with advancement gift officers on planned giving strategies and portfolio management; 4. provide planned/deferred gift training and support for institutional advancement team; and 5. manage a personal portfolio of donors.

In all efforts, the Director of Advancement and Planned Giving seeks to secure philanthropic support that is tied directly to the mission, strategic goals and initiatives of Southwestern College.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Expand and implement planned giving program as component of the overall fundraising plan, including print, digital and face-to-face communications and marketing efforts
  • Support advancement officers in developing planned gift approaches, particularly integrated planned/major/annual gift asks, for donors in their portfolios and serve as a resource to meet with these donors regarding planned gift options and strategies
  • Oversee stewardship of those donors who have already made an estate or other deferred gift commitment and ensure proper recognition of Heritage Society members
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospective donors to secure and honor philanthropic gifts, particularly deferred and planned gifts
  • Maintain a personal portfolio of donors with strong moves management plan, executing solicitation plans as agreed with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and the President
  • Create positive donor relations by assuming primary responsibility for providing technical support and options regarding planned and deferred gifts, including training for colleagues in the Office of Institutional Advancement
  • Cultivate relationships with attorneys, trust officers, accountants, financial planners and other estate planning professionals regarding gift opportunities for clients
  • Remain current in areas of gift possibilities available through Southwestern College, ensuring compliance with current laws and regulations governing deferred and estate gifts, and working closely with Business Office and advancement services staff to ensure correct planned gift records, reports, billing and annuity payments
  • Liaise with assigned college divisions/departments, helping focus priorities for fundraising, facilitating the participation of college administrators and faculty in the fundraising process, and sharing information about department initiatives with Institutional Advancement staff
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the College; the mission, vision and strategic plan; and current and long-range philanthropic funding initiatives
  • Communicate the status of current fundraising activities to internal and external audiences and prepare written materials including but not limited to proposals, contact reports, brochures, gift acknowledgments, articles, administrative reports and contributing articles for publications
  • Provide timely and informative call reports; maintain records of calls and actions in the donor database and utilize the data systems available for reports and information
  • Represent the College at functions and meetings as assigned
  • Maintain personal travel and department assistance expenses within approved budget
  • Ensure donor confidentiality as well as the confidentiality of the projects undertaken by the Office of Institutional Advancement
  • Develop and maintaining cordial and professional working relationships with College faculty, staff, students, administrators and staff and appropriate off-campus constituencies
  • Work as an integral member of the Institutional Advancement team, adhering to all College policies and procedures and the internal policies and procedures of the Office of Institutional Advancement, and coordinating with colleagues in ways that enhance donor identification and relationship development
  • Contribute to overall success of the department by performing all other duties as assigned

Requirements

This position requires significant experience/knowledge/interest in planned giving. Experience in direct fundraising of annual, major and planned gifts is preferred. A college degree is required.

This person must have strong people skills that enable them to engage easily and professionally with current and prospective donors. He/she must have the ability to understand the full range of current and planned gift options and be able to assist a donors in the various ways to make a gift. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and able to manage a pool of donor prospects effectively while managing the multiple tasks and budget assigned to them.

This position requires the ability to work flexible hours and travel frequently. Travel is local, regional and national. 

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and the complete contact information for three (3) professional references to 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 EEO/AA 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.


Athletic Training Graduate Assistant

Southwestern College is currently seeking applicants for a graduate assistant athletic trainer.  This position is on a 10 month contract.  Southwestern College, an NAIA institution and member of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC), is a private comprehensive college with an enrollment of about 1,400 students.  With a main campus in Winfield, Kansas, it also offers degree completion programs at off-campus sites and online. 

Reports To: Head Athletic Trainer
Supervises: Athletic Training Students

Job Summary
The graduate assistant athletic trainer works under the supervision of the Head and Assistant Athletic Trainers and provides support along with the other certified athletic trainers in the care of over 350 student-athletes at Southwestern College.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Injury prevention and care, injury assessment and evaluation, referrals, treatment and rehabilitation, counseling and education
  • Supervision and education of the athletic training students in our accredited athletic training program
  • Daily athletic training room operations
  • Working with doctors and other allied healthcare professionals to deliver care to our student-athletes
  • Recordkeeping, documentation and administrative duties as assigned
  • Communication our of policies to student-athletes, coaches, and/or parents
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head and Assistant Athletic Trainers

Position includes

  • Full tuition waiver – approx. $22,000 value (http://www.sckans.edu/graduate/)
  • On-campus housing
  • Meal stipend
  • $5,000 stipend
  • Licensure and membership fees
  • Sport coverages – to be determined

Required Qualifications

  • Acceptance into Southwestern College’s graduate program
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • BOC certification required
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First Aid certification required
  • Eligible for licensure by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Experience within an ATEP program preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with a variety of athletes, coaches, and the public in the higher educational setting

Application Procedure

Please submit cover letter, resume, references, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Lock Schnelle, MS, ATC, LAT
Head Athletic Trainer
Southwestern College
100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156
(620) 229-6070
Lock.Schnelle@sckans.edu

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Finalists must submit to a criminal background check.  Southwestern College is an EOE & AA employer.


FIlled/Closed Administrator & Staff Positions

 

  • 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
  • Director of Nursing Program (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Blackboard/Network Support Analyst
  • Director of Camps, Conferences, and Events
  • IT Tech
  • First Year Advisor
  • Admission Counselor (Main Campus)
  • Admissions Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Vice President for Marketing and Communication
  • Controller
  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Executive Assistant to the President
  • Faculty Assistant, Performing Arts Division
  • Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Cross Country
  • Assistant Softball Coach
  • Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
  • Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Assistant Volleyball Coach
  • Assistant Athletic Trainer
  • Residence Hall Director
  • Financial Aid Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Admissions Counselor (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Director of Athletics
  • Director of Admissions & Student Success (Professional Studies, Wichita, KS)
  • Accounts Payable Coordinator
  • Advancement Officer
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Director of Education Operations
  • Financial Aid Administrative Assistant

 

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