Listed below are summaries of the responsibilities of positions available at Gardner-Webb University. These are summaries only and are not job descriptions. Unless otherwise noted, positions are open until filled. To find out more about the vacancies, please contact either Scott White, Director of Human Resources, or Frances Sizemore, Associate Director of Human Resources.
Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, sex, national origin, veteran status, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.
Gardner-Webb University is a private institution founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905 and employs individuals who participate in and whole heartedly support Christian values.
Assistant Professor of American Sign Language
Gardner-Webb University seeks qualified candidates for a position as Assistant Professor of American Sign Language. GWU offers a Major in ASL with a minor in Interpreting. Applicants should have an earned graduate degree, superior or superior plus on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview, American Sign Language Teacher Association certification and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and public outreach. Preferred qualifications include a doctorate in a related field and training as a SLPI evaluator.
Gardner-Webb University currently offers a four year degree in American Sign Language with a minor in interpreting. Our goal is to prepare students to interpret in the community, to teach ASL, and to have the language skills and cultural sensitivity necessary to work with deaf people in a variety of settings. Many of our students go on to complete graduate degrees in Deaf Education, Counseling, and Social Work.
The University desires to fill the position no later than August 1, 2015. Salary and benefits are competitive with institutions of a similar size and purpose. Screening of applicants will begin February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Bernhard Martin, P.O. Box 7266, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, private institution with a strong emphasis in the liberal arts, located in Boiling Springs, NC (50 miles southwest of Charlotte) offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences and in professional and pre-professional fields to approximately 4000 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Gardner-Webb University is announcing a 9-month tenure-track position for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Hunt School of Nursing (SON) to begin January, 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and managing assigned courses, collaboration with others to provide course review and revisions consistent with standards of the Program and the University, identification of the need for management of University resources while providing excellent nursing education and communication with colleagues, the Chairs, Director and the Dean to insure efficiency in Program, SON and University operation. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and providing service to the University, SON, and community.
The Gardner-Webb University Hunt School of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and offers ADN and BSN pre-licensure programs as well as an online RN-BSN program. Master’s concentrations include Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, MSN/MBA and Family Nurse Practitioner. Concentrations in the DNP program include Educational Leadership and Management/ Leadership. Responsibilities will include teaching courses from one or more of these programs.
Required Educational Credentials:
- Terminal degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution or
- Terminal degree in education with a master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
Preferred Educational Credentials:
- Doctorate in Nursing (PhD/DNP)
- Family Nurse Practitioner certification
Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation is preferred. Applicants without this preparation may complete the required coursework within 3 years from time of employment.
- Possesses a current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, a compact state or be eligible for licensure in North Carolina.
- Has a minimum of two years employment in direct client care as a Registered Nurse.
- Current national certification as an advanced practice registered nurse. Current national certification as a family nurse practitioner preferred
- Licensure or eligibility for licensure and advanced practice approval in North Carolina
- College level teaching experience is preferred
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Knowledge of and experience in the accreditation process preferred
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, current vita, official college transcripts, and contact information for three references to Sharon Starr, PhD, RN, Dean, Hunt School of Nursing, P.O. Box 7309, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Electronic submissions should be sent to email@example.com.
Director of Admissions, Graduate School of Business
The office of Enrollment Management seeks to hire an experienced higher education professional who is outgoing, energetic and a team player. Primary Responsibilities are to direct and coordinate all aspects of student recruitment and enrollment management for the Graduate School of business, including directing marketing efforts and building and maintaining relationships with corporate representatives and respective business leaders in the community, in addition to working with prospective students, serving as a primary resource for students throughout the admissions process. This position works in close collaboration with the Senior Director of Graduate Admission, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and the Graduate School of Business Dean in preparing and evaluating recruiting/marketing tools and strategies.
The Director of Admission for the Graduate School of Business will assist in the supervision of the Graduate Admission Counselors, Graduate Assistants, and work study students.
He/she must possess personal characteristics and values consistent with the mission of GWU: friendly, approachable, patient, caring, flexible, professional, self-directed, trustworthy, committed to task, and the ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum requirement: Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
He/she should possess strong oral and written communication skills. Maintaining frequent contact with prospective students is essential to job success. Individual should possess ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Interested candidates should send their letter of interest, resume, and names of least three professional references to:
Deborah Wilkinson, Sr. Director of Graduate Admissions,
PO Box 7308
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
IP Project Technician
The Department of Operations is seeking a knowledgeable and energetic individual to help maintain the university’s telephone, security systems, and building management systems. Specific skillsets are required for this technician position. The position reports to the Director of Operations Administration.
Good working knowledge of IP configuration and a basic understanding of routing.
Strong technical and low voltage skills
Must be able to quickly learn diverse software applications
The ability to work well with others across departmental areas
The position is scheduled for 40 hours a week (8am-5pm) with possible overtime
Regular on-call responsibilities with occasional weekend and after-hours work
No physical limitations including: working from heights, lifting, and reading detailed drawings and documents
Installation, repair, maintenance, programming, & configuration of all electronic field devices in the Operations area. Such devices include but are not limited to: VOIP telephones, IP cameras, wireless access points, mechanical systems, access controls, alarm systems, and electric meters.
While this position reports to Operations, it interfaces regularly with Technology Services and the campus network administrator.
Other duties as assigned.
Admissions Counselor for the Five-Year Pastoral Degree Program
Gardner-Webb University is searching for a person to fill the position of Admissions Counselor for the Five Year Pastoral Degree program.
The essential responsibility of the Admissions Counselor for the FYPD will be to assist with all aspects of student recruitment and enrollment management.
- In coordination with the Director of the FYPD, arrange and execute a minimum of 12 weeks of recruitment travel annually.
- Coordinate and conduct visits to private schools, Christian high schools, and focused public high schools in the territories determined by the Director of FYPD in coordination with the Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions.
- Coordinate and conduct visits to homeschool groups.
- Conduct visits to denominational events, including, but not limited to, State and National Meetings of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, National Baptist State Convention, and Baptist State Convention Gatherings. Visits to select gatherings within the Free Church tradition may be scheduled by the Director of the FYPD.
- Coordinate and conduct visits to Christian camp gatherings, including, but not limited to, Camp Caswell, Camp Mundo Vista, PASSPORT camps, and Youth Week at Camp Kanuga. All visits will be scheduled under the supervision of the Director of the FYPD.
- Coordinate and conduct visits to annual gatherings of the National Youth Workers Convention.
- Visit church youth groups as determined by the Director of the FYPD.
- Assist the Director of the FYPD with visits and interviews of potential students.
- Attend admission functions held in the evenings and on weekends.
- Coordinate specific projects as assigned.
- Maintain proper communication and follow-up with all inquiries and applicants through AdmitGold.
- Build and maintain relationships with prospective students, serving as a primary resource for them throughout the admissions process.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. He/she must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. He/she must possess personal characteristics and values consistent with the mission of Gardner-Webb University: friendly, approachable, patient, caring, flexible, professional, self-directed, trustworthy, committed to the task, and the ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy. A sufficient understanding of call to vocational Christian ministry and a commitment to the local church are also essential qualifications for this position.
Bachelor’s degree from a four year regionally accredited college or university. A degree in religious studies is preferred.
He/she should possess strong oral and written communication skills. Maintaining frequent contact with prospective students is essential to job success. He/she must possess the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, families, groups, schools administrators, denominational leaders, ministers, and the general public. He/she must have the ability to maintain the highest form of professionalism at all times and under various circumstances.
He/she must have the ability and be licensed to operate a motor vehicle. He/she must be able to lift and transport up to 50 pounds.
Interested candidates should email a resume, three references and letter of interest outlining qualifications to Dr. Joseph Caldwell at email@example.com.
The position will remain open until filled.
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
Gardner-Webb University (GWU) seeks an energetic, entry-level recruitment professional for traditional undergraduate programs. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions, undergraduate admissions counselors typically manage a recruitment territory in one or more states, and are responsible for recruiting a specific number of qualified applicants who will subsequently enroll at Gardner-Webb University.
Recruitment activities include, but are not limited to, significant travel to high schools and college fairs, use of information technology and social media to build relationships with prospective students, guidance counselors, parents, alumni volunteers and other advocates of the college search process. Counselors also assist with on-campus visit programs, and interface regularly with financial aid, athletics, student life, faculty and other campus staff to orchestrate the best possible impression of GWU for every prospective student.
Night and weekend work, significant travel and the ability to work as a team are all characteristics of this career. A bachelor's degree and a valid driver’s license are required. A letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references should be sent to John Blalock, Associate Director of Admissions, Gardner-Webb University, P.O. Box 817, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is December 1 or January 1.
Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private institution with a strong emphasis in the Liberal Arts, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina (50 miles southwest of Charlotte) offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 4,000 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.