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

Principal Faculty Member for Physician Assistant Program

Gardner-Webb University announces a faculty position with academic rank based upon the appointee’s academic and experiential qualifications. As this faculty member’s duties are primarily instructional, this individual is involved in generating and delivering classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics which are assigned. The incumbent who serves in this position will also work closely with the Director of Clinical Education to develop, monitor, and sustain supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs) necessary to ensure students receive the clinical experiences required to meet program outcomes and accreditation standards.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Generate and deliver classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he/she is assigned
  • Design original or review and modify as appropriate existing curricula to correlate with established or new course and program outcomes and implement curricula in harmony with the educational approach of the GWU PA program through active course direction to assure core competencies of entry-level graduate PAs
  • Mentor, instruct, and evaluate students within areas of expertise and interest
  • Oversee classroom activity, assessment, and evaluation of instruction for didactic and clinical year students
  • Help identify clinical sites, secure affiliation agreements, and perform site visits and evaluate students during their clinical year
  • Orient preceptors and staff members at clinical sites regarding objectives and expectations for supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs)
  • Participate in admissions processes by scoring qualifying applications, interviewing candidates, and rendering selection decisions
  • Participate in activities of state, regional, and national organizations to promote a positive image of the PA concept within academic, lay, and professional communities
  • Participate as a member of program-level committees
  • Represent the Physician Assistant Program through service on University-level committees
  • Pursue professional development activities such as clinical practice, scholarly works, or an advanced degree
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The incumbent should have the requirements listed below:

  • A Master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited university (doctorate preferred)
  • Graduate of an accredited PA program, NCCPA certification, and eligible for license to practice in North Carolina. If the candidate is a physician, current board certification and licensure as an allopathic or osteopathic physician in the state of North Carolina
  • Minimum of two years of clinical practice as a PA
  • Demonstrated abilities in teaching and curriculum development
  • Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, preceptors, clinical site staff, and organizational administrators
  • Familiarity with the use of computers for organization, word processing, and communication
  • Enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment
  • Self-motivated with refined organizational skills

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of interest as well their current CV to:

Gardner-Webb University College of Health Sciences
Ami Steele, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA
Department Chair, Physician Assistant Studies
Program Director, Physician Assistant Program
P.O. Box 7252
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Electronic submissions should be sent to asteele3@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 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 and a background check will be performed.

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.

 

Director of Admissions for the Godbold School of Business

Gardner-Webb is seeking a Director of Admissions for the Godbold School of Business to recruit prospective applicants for the Graduate (GRAD) programs and Doctorate programs. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Digital Enrollment and works collaboratively with the Dean of the Godbold School of Business, the Dean of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies and the graduate Program Coordinators.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Recruit, retain and provide information to prospective students for both on and off-campus Graduate School of Business programs - all efforts aimed at meeting enrollment budget
  • Supervise applicant-screening process of approximately 500 candidates for admissions in the Godbold School of Business programs
  • Works in close collaboration with the Assistant Vice President for Digital Learning, Vice President for Enrollment Management, and the Graduate School of Business Dean in preparing and evaluating recruiting/marketing tools
  • Works in close collaboration with the Dean of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies on the graduate admissions process and review of each applicants file for acceptance
  • Closely monitor and maintain Graduate School of Business Admission’s operational budget to ensure accurate billing
  • Work in close collaboration with the Assistant Vice President of Digital Learning and the Godbold School of Business Dean in setting semester and yearly enrollment budget.
  • Evaluate monthly activity against standards and personal inquiry, applications and acceptance and registration goals
  • Professionally assists prospective students through the admissions process through registration in accordance with all applicable federal and state regulations, school policies and procedures, and in compliance with all accrediting standards and requirements
  • Advise students on course timeline, course rotation and structure of the program.
  • This position makes frequent use of the University’s database to manage the prospect pool and deepen relationships with our prospective students throughout the full cycle: from inquiry, throughout the application process, the admissions decision, up to final enrollment
  • Conduct telephone interviews and e-mail, text correspondence to identify student prospects to determine their educational needs, concerns and interests
  • Represent the Graduate School of Business at enrollment review meetings and regular enrollment management staff meetings, and Graduate Admission Director Staff meetings
  • Conduct other admissions-related duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice President for Graduate Admissions and agreed upon by the Graduate School of Business Dean
  • Document all client interactions and engage in reliable data entry and information management to insure data integrity for reporting, analysis, marketing, recruiting, and budget projections

RELATED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain collaborative working relationships with the Deans of Departments, Program Directors/Coordinators, and support staff of the University
  • Make frequent use of the University’s database to manage the prospect pool and deepen relationships with our prospective students throughout the full cycle: from inquiry, throughout the application process, the admissions decision, up to final enrollment
  • Analyze qualifications of prospective students utilizing established admissions standards, guidelines and criteria
  • Ability to travel (travel season, 50% travel, remainder year 15% travel)

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Master’s degree required, from a regionally accredited college and university with five years of related experience and/or training in recruiting and advising
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and in the use of or ability to quickly learn AdmitGold, Banner, and other software platforms as needed
  • 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
  • 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 Mrs. Mavia Lee, Assistant Vice President for Digital Learning Enrollment, at mlee18@gardner-webb.edu, or PO Box 7286, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 (electronic submission is preferred)
  • Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled
  • Selected applicant will be required to complete a criminal background check and drug screening, as are all University employees

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Enrollment Systems Administrator

Gardner-Webb University seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual for the position of Enrollment Systems Administrator. Reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management, the Enrollment Systems Administrator is responsible for the overall administration and support for the CRM and related applications on support and administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain collaborative working relationships with all Admission Portals and Financial Planning.
  • Provide general training and support to Enrollment stakeholders on AdmitGold CRM, new and existing products, tools reports and processes.
  • Ability and commitment to providing extraordinary customer service to internal stakeholders that utilize the institutions enrollment systems.
  • Manages and reviews updates to existing applications and forms. Includes systematic known updates and update requests from end-users. eg: annual integration with Common App, maintenance of onsite admission forms.
  • Work as a team member to plan, deploy, and support new CRM functions and related tools, working together to enhance technology solutions. Create and maintain documentation for internal and external usage. Provide end-user training and documentation for new system developments.
  • Manage data integrations and assist with error correction in feeds of data between the admission systems, vendor files, university student information systems and site-specific forms that insert records into system. Gain in-depth knowledge of data integrations and business process data usage ensuring optimal data integration and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Consult with Data Specialists and AVP'S to determine specifications and procedures to analyze, develop, test, resolve and document all AdmitGold system, hardware, and software issues.
  • Continuously explore, analyze, modify, develop, and improve the contact management software capabilities.
  • Develop and explore methods to increase applications and yield in all Admission portals as it relates to CRM support.
  • Provide general troubleshooting, technical support and resolution to internal end users related to systems maintained and supported by the Enrollment Management team. Support Data Specialist’s in SQL, Crystal Reporting, and Ripplestone.
  • Work with and maintain a close relationship with Technology Services.
  • Create and maintain Goldbox data pushing programs, application upload, and communication plan processes.
  • Conduct Ad-hoc reporting for enrollment teams, as needed.
  • Design reports through Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SQL, or Crystal Reports that is updated on an ongoing basis that displays information crucial to decisions made by enrollment staff and leadership. This includes Excel reports linked directly to databases to pull data in real time and can be updated to reflect new enrollment periods or different programs.
  • Account for discrepancies and look for ways to avoid similar discrepancies in the future.
  • Attend conferences and professional organizational meetings.
  • Complete all other requests given by the VP of Enrollment Management.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 2-5 years professional experience with system administration or databases management.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills along with the ability to function as a team player.
  • Knowledge and experience with CRM’s, relational databases, basic conditional logic
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of professional, support, and student staff members in a highly effective and collaborative manner.
  • Advanced data management and analysis experience and skills using relational databases and statistical platforms. Strong working knowledge or proficient with SQL, SAS, and/or other programming languages.
  • Knowledge of enrollment management processes, principles, and reporting needs.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs, particular focus on Excel.
  • Analytical: Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Have the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.
  • Reasoning: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

To apply:

Submit a letter of application, resume, and names of three references with contact information to:

Mrs. Kristen Setzer
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Gardner-Webb University
PO Box 817
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
ksetzer@gardner-webb.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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Groundskeeper

Gardner-Webb University is searching for a person to fill the position of Groundskeeper. The Grounds Department normally works a schedule of ten hours per day, four days per week. That schedule may vary depending on season and weather. This is a full time position eligible for the University’s full benefit package. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Prior experience working as a groundskeeper or landscaper is preferred but not required.

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 3,600 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

Interested persons should email a resume and letter of interest to Drew Wallace or send by mail to Drew Wallace, PO Box 997, Boiling Springs, NC, 28017. The position will remain open until filled.

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Admissions Counselor

Gardner-Webb University invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor. Gardner-Webb University is a top ranked comprehensive; liberal arts based institution historically affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist State Convention. Visit us at gardner-webb.edu for additional information.

This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Undergraduate Admissions.

Responsibilities:

  • Matriculates a required number of new freshman students from a specific geographic territory annually.
  • Completes weekly goals of a predetermined number of external contacts, prospective student visits to campus, new applications, new admits, and new commitments to the University.
  • Creates strategies to generate interest in Gardner-Webb University and to ensure there are an adequate number of applications to meet goals within the assigned geographic territory.
  • Develops a good working relationship with guidance personnel in all primary client schools.
  • Maintains a weekly report of all applied students within their geographic territory.
  • Act as a spokesperson for the institution at college fairs.
  • Coordinate and conduct private visits to high schools in territory.
  • Conduct interviews with visiting students, parents, and groups.
  • Attend admission functions held in the evenings and weekends.
  • Coordinate specific projects as assigned.
  • Be a peer leader/mentor for new admission counselors.
  • Maintain proper communication and follow-up with all applicants through AdmitGold.
  • Build and maintain relationships with prospective students, serving as a primary resource for them throughout the admissions process.

The key role of the Admissions Office is to market the University’s academic programs to prospective students from public and private high schools, community colleges, other colleges and universities, and churches through presentations, personal visits, telephone and email communications, and mailings.

Candidates should be committed to a strong Christian value system and lifestyle. Candidates should possess a minimum Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work well within a team, and good organizational skills are required. Interpersonal skills and the ability to connect, motivate, and inspire people are essential. Recruiting/sales experience is preferred. Counseling background not required.

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

Application:

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Send letter of application, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:

Annie K. Freeman
Assistant Vice President of Admissions
Gardner-Webb University
Post Office Box 817
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Applications may also be submitted by email.

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Accompanist

Gardner-Webb University Department of Music is seeking an accompanist. Responsibilities include accompanying vocal and instrumental students for weekly lessons and practice sessions, recitals, and juries. The candidate may also teach private piano lessons to undergraduates preparing for piano proficiency. The position is flexible with up to 25 hours per week available. Candidates should be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

GWU’s Music Department anticipates moving private piano lessons to a lab format in the future. This move would necessitate a full-time lab supervisor and the successful accompanist candidate would be strongly considered for that role once it is created.

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

If interested, please contact:
Jondra Harmon
704-406-4451

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HVAC Technician

Gardner-Webb University seeks a maintenance technician skilled in HVAC. The successful candidate will be currently licensed or have licensable experience in Heating Group 2 (commercial). In addition to HVAC experience, the position also requires good general maintenance skills, availability for “on call” hours outside of the regular schedule, and a valid driver’s license.

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

Interested persons should send a resume and the names of three references to:

Hannah White
Gardner-Webb University
P.O. Box 997
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Or by email to hwhite4@gardner-webb.edu.

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

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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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