Job Opportunities


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 coeducational, residential, private Christian institution with a strong emphasis in the Liberal Arts, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina with easy access to Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville-Spartanburg. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 3,500 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

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Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

Gardner-Webb University Godbold School of Business invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing. Tenure track appointment may be possible for candidates with exceptional qualifications or experience. We value quality teaching and we seek enthusiastic scholars who will likewise enjoy working closely with undergraduate and graduate students in a Christian environment. Faculty members will be required to teach on-campus, off-campus and in an on-line environment.

Other responsibilities may include arranging and supervising undergraduate students in business and marketing internships and assistance in coordinating scheduling and advising business and marketing majors.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach in the undergraduate and graduate business programs
  • Demonstrate continuing professional and educational growth
  • Advise students through realistic and thorough guidance
  • Provide academic and professional advising to business and marketing majors
  • Contribute to the on-going accreditation processes
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the University and performing other duties as assigned by the Dean

Eligibility requirements for consideration include:

  • PhD in marketing or related field or DBA
  • Research and/or consulting in business discipline
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Record of successful collaboration and teamwork
  • Commitment to the Christian faith
  • Teaching experience in this discipline preferred

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). The Godbold School of Business is also accredited by the Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) worldwide

The University desires to fill the position by July 30, 2020. Salary is commensurate with experience. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Gardner-Webb University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and names of three references to Prof. Mischia Taylor, Dean, Godbold School of Business, Gardner-Webb University, Box 7303, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Please email all documents to GSB@gardner-webb.edu. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Gardner-Webb University announces a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science. Candidates who are professing Christians, dedicated to both educating and discipling students, and have at least 2 years of professional experience as a licensed physical therapist are encouraged to apply

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Utilize extensive professional experience as a physical therapist to educate undergraduate and graduate Exercise Science students preparing for application to DPT programs after graduation
  • Create and deliver classroom lectures in several possible Exercise Science courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Mentor, disciple, instruct, and evaluate students within areas of expertise and interest
  • Assist in the identification of internship sites and, upon request of Exercise Science Internship Supervisor, perform site visits to evaluate students during internships
  • Participate in admissions processes by evaluating graduate program applications, interviewing candidates, and rendering selection decisions
  • Participate in activities of state, regional, and national organizations to promote a positive image of the Department of Exercise Science within academic and professional communities
  • Participate as a member of department and University level committees

Qualifications:

At the time of application, candidates must have the qualifications listed below:

  • Profession of Christian faith
  • Licensed physical therapist
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in clinical practice as a physical therapist
  • Demonstrated ability in higher education teaching and curriculum development
  • Enthusiasm for working in a collaborative environment

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of interest, statement of faith and professional purpose, and current CV to:

Ashley Peeler
Gardner-Webb University, College of Health Sciences
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Email submissions should be sent to: apeeler2@gardner-webb.edu

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Adjunct Faculty for Godbold School of Business

The Godbold School of Business at Gardner-Webb University invites qualified applicants for adjunct faculty positions in the following areas:  Economics, Management, Marketing, and Wealth Management.  Positions are available for the spring and summer terms.  We value quality teaching and seek enthusiastic scholars who will likewise enjoy working closely with undergraduate and graduate students in a Christian environment.  Adjunct faculty members may be required to teach on-campus, off-campus and in an on-line environment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach in the undergraduate and graduate business programs
  • Demonstrate continuing professional and educational growth
  • Advise students through realistic and thorough guidance
  • Provide academic and professional advising to business majors
  • Contribute to the on-going accreditation processes
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the University

Eligibility requirements for consideration include:

  • PhD in business or DBA preferred, ABD will be considered
  • Research and/or consulting in business discipline
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Record of successful collaboration and teamwork
  • Commitment to the Christian faith
  • Teaching experience in this discipline preferred

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Gardner-Webb University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). The Godbold School of Business is also accredited by the Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) worldwide.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, and official transcripts to Prof. Mischia Taylor, Dean, Godbold School of Business, Gardner-Webb University, Box 7303, Boiling Springs, NC 28017.  Please email all documents to GSB@gardner-webb.edu.  Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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Adjunct Undergraduate Clinical Instructor Position

Gardner-Webb University is announcing part-time positions for Adjunct Undergraduate Clinical Instructors for the Hunt School of Nursing (HSON).

Responsibilities include teaching and managing assigned clinical course based on individual course requirements. Clinical courses include fundamentals, medical-surgical, OB/Peds, senior practicum, and community. Clinical courses are held at facilities surrounding the Gardner-Webb campus, including, but not limited to: Atrium Health - Cleveland, CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Spartanburg Regional Health System, Rutherford Regional Medical Center, and various locations for community experiences.

The Gardner-Webb University Hunt School of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and offers ASN, BSN and ABSN pre-licensure programs as well as an online RN-BSN program. Master’s concentrations include Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, MSN/MBA. Concentrations in the DNP program include Leadership, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Responsibilities will include teaching clinical in the ASN, BSN, and ABSN undergraduate programs, with opportunities to teach during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters as desired.

Required Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (will need additional education for adult learners within 3 years)

Preferred Credentials:

  • Master’s degree in nursing with education concentration preferred. Master’s degree in nursing with other concentrations accepted (will need additional education for adult learners within 3 years)

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.

Qualification Requirements:

  • 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
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Availability to teach clinical during weekdays/evenings. Saturday clinical groups are very limited in number

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Review of applications will be ongoing based on clinical needs each semester.

Candidates should send a letter of interest, current vita or resume, current or former area of nursing specialty, availability to teach (day of week, facility) to:

Sarah Tate, DNP, RN
Clinical Coordinator
Hunt School of Nursing
P.O. Box 7309
Gardner-Webb University
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Electronic submissions should be sent to swtate@gardner-webb.edu

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Adjunct Faculty - School of Education

The Gardner-Webb University School of Education is seeking qualified applicants for adjunct faculty in the following areas for Spring Semester 2019 and beyond:

Undergraduate – Initial Licensure Programs
Teach, mentor, and advise undergraduate students/candidates in the teacher education program.

Degree: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction or closely related area

Hold or be eligible to hold current North Carolina educator certification

Hold a successful record of P-12 classroom teaching, and evidence of faculty leadership experience with and/or a commitment to working with culturally-diverse and/or at-risk student populations

Teacher Leadership in Curriculum & Instruction - Master’s Level
Familiarity with the NC Standards for Graduate Teacher Candidates.

Degree: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction or Educational Leadership, and experience teaching in K-12 settings.

Organizational Leadership – Doctoral Level
Teach cultural development in organizations, organizational theory, organizational behavior, research and measurement, innovation, and transformation and creativity.

Degree: Ph.D. Or Ed.D. in Organizational/Educational Leadership, Organizational Psychology, or closely related area.

Educational Leadership Studies – Doctoral Level
Course Concepts: Innovation, Transformation, Creativity

Degree: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership or closely related area

Curriculum & Instruction – Doctoral Level
Familiarity with the Teacher Leader Model Standards and/or the NC Standards for Graduate Teacher Candidates.

Degree: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction or Educational Leadership, and experience teaching in K-12 settings.

Inquiries, letters of interest and Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to Dr. Prince Bull, Dean, School of Education via email at pbull@gardner-webb.edu.

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Staff Positions

Assistant Registrar

Gardner-Webb University is seeking an Assistant Registrar. This position is a full time position that serves in the Registrar Services Office.

The successful applicant must have earned an Associate’s Degree or have completed at least two years towards a Bachelor’s Degree.  The effective use of Microsoft Office applications is required and knowledge of software applications such as SAP Crystal Reports is preferred. 

This position reports to the Registrar and works in collaboration with both undergraduate admissions offices to insure accurate and efficient evaluations on a daily basis.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Evaluates all undergraduate transcripts for incoming students for the Traditional Undergraduate Program
  • Evaluates all undergraduate transcripts for incoming students for the GOAL/Degree Completion Program

  • Serves as liaison between the Registrar’s Office and both undergraduate admissions offices
  • Serves as the VA Certifying Official
  • Attends VA conferences, workshops, and continuing education workshops to ensure competent certification of all VA students with the state VA Approving Agency
  • Receives training in other positions within the Registrar’s Office and performs duties of those positions as required
  • Assists in activities related to commencement ceremonies 

Acceptance of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

APPLICATION:

Candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and three references to:

Lou Ann Scates, Registrar,Gardner-Webb UniversityP.O.7323Boiling Springs, NC  28017

Electronic submissions should be sent to: lscates@gardner-webb.edu

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Campus Shop Textbook Coordinator

Gardner-Webb is seeking a Textbook Coordinator for the University Campus Shop. This position is responsible for all aspects as it relates to the procurement, inventory maintenance, and return of physical and digital class material. This position reports to the Campus Shop manager and works closely with publishers, vendors, and the university community.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of ordering, receiving, and returning physical and digital materials
  • Conduct telephone, e-mail, and online correspondence to order class materials
  • Professionally assists faculty through the textbook adoption process
  • Maintain proper communication and follow-up through the adoption process
  • Utilize critical thinking, professional expertise, and problem-solving skills to address and resolve student and faculty issues and concerns in order to provide a positive experience
  • Document and engage in reliable data entry and information management to ensure data integrity for reporting and inventory purposes
  • Maintain inventory
  • Schedule and facilitate textbook buybacks

RELATED RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Maintain professional working relationships with the Deans of Departments, Faculty, and support staff of the University
  • Ability to remain flexible and easily adapt to changes in work environment or schedule
  • Responsible for printing, overseeing the pulling of and shipping out of online textbook orders

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, from an accredited college or university
  • One-to-two years of related experience and/or training preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and in the use of or ability to quickly learn BookLog, Banner, and other software platforms
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including confident, professional, and customer-friendly phone, e-mail, video-conferencing, and interpersonal skills; the ability to function in a team environment; a strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Energetic, service-oriented, motivated, and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Nature of the job requires the ability to bend, stoop, and lift boxes weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Detail-oriented and committed to following up in a timely fashion

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

APPLICATION:

  • Submit a letter of interest, résumé, and names and contact information for at least three references to Ms. Jane Powell, Campus Shop Manager, at jpowell@gardner-webb.edu or PO Box 7305, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 (electronic submission is preferred)
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled

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Major Gift Officer

As a part of the Office of Advancement, a Major Gift Officer at Gardner-Webb University will help develop a philanthropic culture by managing a portfolio of approximately 150 major and leadership gift prospects. Will qualify, cultivate, solicit, close, manage and steward gifts of $25,000 or more. Major Gift Officers must build relationships and empower donors to become advocates for the mission of Gardner-Webb University.

Specific Duties:

  • Reports to the Vice President of Advancement and works closely with Advancement Staff
  • Donor Portfolio Performance
  • Initiate and build effective long-term relationships with individuals who have the capacity to give at the major gift level (minimum $25,000)
  • Within three years, secure half a million or more in total gift commitments with $100,000 or more annually in current operating gifts: the long-term expectation of $1 million or more annually in total gift commitments and $250,000 or more annually in current operating gifts
  • Develop a cultivation strategy for engaging potential major donors
  • Competently and professionally represent Gardner-Webb University at all times
  • Meet agreed upon fundraising metrics as defined by your supervisor
  • Steward donor relationships in a strategic and creative manner to develop and enrich long-term personal relationships between the donor and GWU
  • Participate in and attend GWU events as required
  • Recruit hosts/sponsors for special donor events and lead /support the execution of these events
  • Departmental Responsibilities
  • Participate in the development of goals and strategies for GWU’s Office of Advancement
  • Observe administrative systems and procedures
  • Participate actively in staff meetings and retreats
  • Assist the President of the University as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Education/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required with two or more years of Fundraising experience, experience in related field such as outside sales or business development will be considered
  • Be a self-starter with a high level of maturity and confidence and the ability to multitask
  • Possess strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Possess the ability to write and speak clearly and compellingly about philanthropic giving
  • Be a strategic thinker and planner
  • Frequent travel including a large volume of day trips and overnight trips. Travel constitutes approximately 70% of duties
  • Observe the Office of Development’s stated Mission and acquire an appreciation for Gardner-Webb University’s history and aspirations as one of the nation’s leading Christian liberal arts institutions

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Julie Runyans at jrunyans@gardner-webb.edu.


 

Assistant Track Coach

Gardner-Webb University, an NCAA Division I Institution and a member of the Big South Conference, is seeking an assistant track coach for Jumps, Sprints, Pole Vault, & Multi. The successful applicant must have a commitment to Christian higher education. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: implementation of practice and training routines for male and female student-athletes; assisting the Head Coach with the administration of the Men's and Women’s Track & Field /Cross Country Program; recruitment; and assisting in administrative duties. Must abide by all NCAA, Big South, and Gardner-Webb University regulations.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and previous collegiate coaching experience is required. A Master's degree, USATF Certification, and experience as a student-athlete are preferred. A valid driver's license is required.

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 2, 2019.  Send information with references and a Statement of Faith to Head Track & Field Coach, Brian Baker at bbaker@gardner-webb.edu.


Summer Camp Lifeguard

Summary:

Under general supervision, lifeguard ensures the safety of patrons of the aquatic facility by preventing and responding to emergencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Certifications Required:

American Red Cross
Lifeguard
CPR/First Aid/AED

Afternoon and evening hours available.

Contact Drew Powell via email or by phone at 704-406-2391 for more information.

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Dining Services through Sodexo

Applicants interested in employment with GWU Dining Services through Sodexo USA may click here to learn more about current openings. Type "Boiling Springs" in the search box to find open positions on our campus.

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