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, 2014. 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.
Dean of Students
Gardner-Webb University is searching for a person to fill the position of Dean of Students.
The Dean of Students provides leadership and management for specific areas of Student Development. Responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, healthy, and supportive environment that synthesizes the spiritual, social, emotional, and physical development of students in a holistic way.
- Directly responsible to the Vice President of Student Development.
- Provide direct leadership and supervision to the areas of Student Activities, Campus Recreation, New Student Orientation, Housing and Residence Education, and Student Leadership Development/Community Engagement.
- Serve as the Chief Student Judicial Affairs Officer.
- Enforce the University Honor Academic Honor Code.
- Responsible for the annual posting/publication and distribution of the Student Handbook • Serve on University committees as needed.
- Serve on the Academic Honor Court
- Provide leadership in and is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and regulations pertaining to student life, especially those related to alcohol and drug usage, student conduct and student residences.
- Interface with other campus dean’s to provide collaborative information and to gain knowledge related to respective areas.
- Provide guidance and leadership to student executive officers, faculty and staff advisors for Student Government Association.
- Implement staff evaluations, staff development, and leadership opportunities.
- Responsible for coordination and evaluation of previously named Division responsibility to include the End of Year Reports.
- Provide financial management for previously named Division responsibility areas.
- Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Student Development.
Supervise employees in the areas of Student Activities, Campus Recreation, New Student Orientation, Housing and Residence Education, and Student Leadership Development/Community Engagement.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience:
Masters Degree in Student Personnel Education, Counseling, Higher Education or related field and experience and/or training in student development administration or experience in administration at a small, private, liberal arts institution.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent administrative skills, excellent people/relating skills due to large volume of student interaction. Requires attention to detail, willingness to be available outside normal work schedule hours, and ability to complete professional written and oral projects.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is January 15, 2014. To be considered for the position, please send a cover letter/application, resume and the names and contact information for four references via e-mail to: Vickie Webb Morrison at email@example.com
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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.
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.