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 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.

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Faculty Positions

Instructor-in-Residence Faculty Position - Organic Chemistry

Gardner-Webb University is seeking qualified candidates for an instructor-in-residence position in chemistry in the Department of Natural Sciences for the spring semester of 2020. Applicants should have a graduate degree (Ph.D. preferred) including a minimum of 18 hours in graduate-level courses in chemistry. Teaching responsibilities include two sections of lecture with lab (each section being a four-hour course) in Organic Chemistry II. This position is an outstanding opportunity for interested candidates to gain teaching experience at a primarily undergraduate institution.

This search will continue until the position is filled. Housing and a meal allowance are provided by the university, along with adjunct compensation for the two courses. The stipend is competitive with adjunct salaries at institutions of similar size and purpose. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, résumé, an electronic copy of transcripts, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to:

Dr. Stefka Eddins
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences
naturalsciences@gardner-webb.edu

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Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Business

Gardner-Webb University Godbold School of Business invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Business. We value quality teaching and 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 online environment.

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

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach in the undergraduate and/or graduate business programs
  • Demonstrate continuing professional and educational growth
  • 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, and performing other duties as assigned by the Dean

Eligibility requirements for consideration include:

  • PhD in business or related field or DBA preferred; ABD or MBA with 18 graduate hours in discipline major area 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

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, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Physical Education/Health Education

Gardner-Webb University invites applications for this fulltime, permanent position. A graduate degree in Physical Education, Health Education or related field and NC teaching license eligibility are required. A Terminal degree, K-12 teaching experience, and expertise in teacher preparation and program accreditation are preferred. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Projected start date is August 2019.

Responsibilities include serving as Coordinator of teacher licensure program and teaching a variety of courses within the department; in particular, those relevant to teacher preparation. Based on expertise, teaching responsibilities may also include courses in wellness and sport education. Other responsibilities include student advising, service to the department, and service to the university as expected of all faculty members.

Applicants should send letter of application, vita, transcripts, and contact information for at least three references to:

Dr. Ken Baker, Chairman
Department of Health, Sport, and Physical Education
Gardner-Webb University
P.O. Box 7257
Boiling Springs, NC 28017

Email submissions accepted at kbaker@gardner-webb.edu

Review of applications will begin April 7 and continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Professor of Renaissance and/or Medieval Literature

The English Department of Gardner-Webb University invites applications for Assistant Professor, tenure track position in Renaissance and/or Medieval Literature, starting August 1, 2019.

The candidate will teach courses in Renaissance and/or Medieval literatures, including a comparative approach, as well as composition courses. In addition to teaching seated classes on our Boiling Springs campus, the candidate will also teach classes in our innovative, online graduate MA in English program, according to candidate’s area of expertise.

Our undergraduate as well as graduate programs offer specializations in English education, literature, and writing. The successful candidate will become part of a department dedicated to helping students foster meaningful intellectual thought, critical analysis, and spiritual challenge through the study of composition and rhetoric, literature, creative writing, and linguistics. Gardner-Webb University is primarily a teaching institution with opportunities for research; the teaching load is 12 hours per semester.

Qualifications include a PhD in English with an emphasis in a relevant field, experience teaching, record of research, and evidence of knowledge of current theories in teaching composition. Preference may be given to candidates who also have secondary experience in fields such as global literature or professional/technical writing.

Please email electronic documents including a cover letter, a current CV (or link to online portfolio), a professional writing sample (20 pages max), copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Debbie Hill, Administrative Assistant to the Department of English. Address questions to Jennifer Buckner, English Department Chair. Review of applications will begin March 1st and continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Professor of Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program Coordinator

The Hunt School of Nursing at Gardner-Webb University is seeking a nurse practitioner for a full time Assistant/Associate Professor, tenure or non-tenure track position, and Program Coordinator for the Doctor of Nursing Practice – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Program. The position will begin spring semester 2019.

In collaboration with the Chair of Nurse Practitioner Programs, the Program Coordinator responsibilities include oversight of curriculum and program planning for the DNP-PMHNP program, instruction of students in didactic, clinical, and simulation experiences, and fostering innovation in application of evidence-based practice. This individual will join a dynamic team in providing education to the next generation of advanced practice nurses. Additional responsibilities include student advisement, maintaining active NP practice, and providing service to the University, HSON, and community.

Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, offered year round, providing a variety of teaching opportunities in fall, spring, summer, both on-campus and online. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials. This is a 12-month faculty position.

Gardner-Webb University and the Hunt School of Nursing (HSON) are regional leaders in delivery of high quality, faith-based, and holistic nursing education. The mission of the HSON is to “enhance the health status of the global community by preparing individuals to practice holistic and professional nursing through the provision of student centered programs of study for a diverse student population that promotes academic excellence within a Christian, private, liberal arts setting utilizing teamwork and community engagement”.

Nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the HSON offers a comprehensive array of programs including the pre-licensure Associate of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Traditional and Accelerated), RN to BSN completion program, Master of Science in Nursing with concentrations in Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, and Family Nurse Practitioner, and post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership.

Pending SACSCOC approval, the HSON will offer the post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice – Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner tracks.

Required Candidate Credentials:

  • Current National Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 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
    • Will consider candidates in progress of obtaining terminal degree

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:

  • A current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, a compact state or be eligible for licensure in North Carolina
  • A minimum of two years employment in direct client care as a Registered Nurse
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure and advanced practice approval in North Carolina
  • Experience in psychiatric-mental health as a nurse practitioner is required
  • Experience in distance based teaching methods is preferred
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Creative, highly motivated, and innovative

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, official undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, and contact information for three references to:

Gardner-Webb University Hunt School of Nursing
Mrs. Amy P. Heavner
Secretary to Athletic Training, Exercise Science, and Hunt School of Nursing
P.O. Box 7309
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Electronic submissions should be sent to aheavner@gardner-webb.edu

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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 - 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

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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Programmer Analyst

Gardner-Webb University is seeking to fill the position of Programmer Analyst for Technology Services to provide comprehensive customer service in analysis, troubleshooting, and creation of custom programs, data integrations, and system administration for the University. This position is responsible for responding to customer requests as it relates to all systems utilized at Gardner-Webb University.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain custom programming for all systems
  • Test all changes prior to implementation with end users
  • Create and maintain documentation for all systems
  • Communicate with peers concerning updates to all programs
  • Respond to work orders, phone calls, emails, and IM in a timely manner
  • During peak call times assist the department in answering the main contact number for Technology Services
  • Intranet portal administrator
  • Reporting administrator
  • Payment vendor administrator
  • Responsible for all data integrations from student system – Banner and all other campus systems
  • Backup for database administrator

Education and/or Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; two to three years’ related experience and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • SQL – We are seeking an individual with strong skills and experience using SQL in both Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server environments. The applicant should be able to select, update, insert and delete records in tables. In addition, the applicant must be able to use complex statements to join multiple tables and pull fields from tables that are or are not included in the “from” part of the statement. All of what we do here stems from SQL, making it the number one skill set required. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Relational Database – The suitable applicant will understand and be able to explain how a relational database is structured, how the data is related, and how the data can be accessed using SQL.
  • ASP.NET C# - The applicant is preferred to have skills and experience using ASP.NET C# web programming where SQL is used within the application.
  • PL/SQL – Knowledge and skill in using PL/SQL in an Oracle environment is preferred.
  • Shell Scripting – Knowledge and skill is preferred to run SQL jobs and understand scheduling those jobs using CRONTAB job scheduling in the Oracle environment on Unix OS machines
  • FTP – Understanding and the ability to use FTP is preferred.
  • Create reports and serve as tier 2 support using Crystal Reports and Ripplestone
  • Work with vendor on payment software.

Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private 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.

Application:

Submit a letter of interest, resume, and names with contact information for at least three references to:

Greg Humphries
Associate Vice President for Technology Services
Gardner-Webb University
PO Box 7310
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
ghumphries@gardner-webb.edu (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 institution’s 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

Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private 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.

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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Associate Vice President for Marketing/Creative Director

The Gardner-Webb University AVP Marketing, Creative Director plays an essential role in the marketing, creative, communications and digital departments. They are responsible for leading the Creative Services team, developing, enhancing and enforcing brand and creative guidelines as well as directing creative work, including print collateral, digital design, photography, email campaigns, television and radio advertising, and many related tasks.

The Gardner-Webb Creative Director also must be a leader with the ability to maximize the talents of their team. They must be a coach, a teacher, an instructor, and a critic all at once. They will work with copywriters, graphic designers, web designers, account managers and other marketers on a daily basis.

The creative director guides all projects in Creative Services and is responsible for the overall quality of work produced by the creative department. He/she is also charged with influencing the creative work done in Marketing and Web and Social Media. This role is a player/coach and the Creative Director will produce content of their own as well as managing creative staff and act as liaison with various campus stake holders/clients and the work done for them.

Their typical responsibilities include:

  • Manage the creative process from concept to completion
  • Leverage production management software for efficiency and accountability
  • Translate marketing objectives into clear creative strategies
  • Work closely with multidisciplinary project teams, particularly advancement, academics and enrollment
  • Lead and direct the creative team in the production of all marketing collateral
  • Ensure visual communication and brand standards are met
  • Oversee client relationships and production
  • Oversee deliverables, timelines and budgets
  • Meet with clients or management to address campaign strategies and solutions
  • Review work, troubleshoot and provide feedback to creative teams
  • Remain actively involved in hiring and managing vendors and contract creative staff
  • Manage and cultivate the career development of staff members, including designers, art directors, copywriters, and others as needed
  • Manage university brand expectations throughout projects
  • Manage vendor quotes, invoices, mailing requirements for jobs in coordination with the University business office

The Creative Director is responsible for management of the Creative Services team and any additional vendors providing creative services support. The Creative Director reports directly to the Vice President for Marketing.

Review of applications will begin May 10th and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send letter of application, resume and digital portfolio/samples, and three professional references to:

Richard McDevitt
Vice President of Marketing
Gardner-Webb University
rmcdevitt@gardner-webb.edu

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Charlotte Center Evening and Weekend Assistant

Gardner-Webb University is seeking a part-time Evening & Weekend Assistant for the Charlotte Center. This position is under the supervision of the Charlotte Center Manager and guidance of the Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies. The Evening and Weekend Assistant has responsibility for assisting in facility of Charlotte Center operations. In carrying out the general duties of this position and to enhance the effectiveness of Charlotte Center, the Evening and Weekend Assistant position will be located in the Charlotte Center. The duties of this position are as follows:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Christian higher education
  • Provides evening and weekend presence at Charlotte Center and reports any security concerns. This position is expected to call 911 in the event of a security breach or emergency concern. Follow-up with Charlotte Center Manager with an email report would be required.
  • Assists in the facility management of the Charlotte Center, which includes administrative support for scheduling, maintaining current contact information, communicating with the Charlotte Center Manager on any concerns, which includes occupancy and security obligations
  • Communicates with Charlotte Center Manager on matters of inclement weather and assists with the coordination of the dissemination of information to interested parties
  • Establishes a positive relationship with individuals involved in center administration and academics
  • Assists in the coordination of classroom location assignments for the Charlotte Center
  • Fields complaints from professors regarding the Charlotte Campus and refers them to the Charlotte Center Manager or Associate Provost as appropriate
  • Assists the Charlotte Center Manager, Associate Provost in special projects & other duties as directed
  • A proven record of accomplishment that demonstrates exceptional skills in organization, communication and interpersonal communication
  • The ability to work collaboratively to support Charlotte Center evening and weekend operations
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Perform semi-skilled and routine manual tasks involved in providing facilities, administrative, and security support at Gardner-Webb University at Charlotte Center

Essential Job Functions:

  • Professionally greet all visitors completing a guest registry and making referrals to respective departments
  • Become familiar with university programs and be able to effectively communicate information to visitors and prospective students
  • Monitor the building and parking areas for potential security threats and to contact police when unable to safely confront or resolve an issue
  • Secure and unlock building for classes and events and perform light maintenance tasks
  • Setup and/or remove special event equipment to include tables, chairs, audio equipment and miscellaneous items as required for lectures, classes, seminars and special event activities in accordance with diagrams and written instructions. Also, must be able to assist with operation and setup of audio, lighting, computer, copier video equipment and academic technology
  • Perform housekeeping duties to include, but not limited to, insuring facilities are clean prior to events and classes, stock paper products in restrooms for and during events, maintain a safe and clean environment during events
  • Collect and dispose of refuse and waste material from University facilities prior to and following classes and events
  • Report tasks beyond capability or scope to the proper authority in a timely manner and follow up on referrals. Perform other related duties as required
  • Participate in safety training and apply all safety standards without exception
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Qualifications Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Physical:
Employee must frequently and independently be able to lift 25 pound items in a repetitive manner. The employee must be able to work in dusty and/or unconditioned spaces at times.

Language Skills:
Must be able to read and interpret safety literature and office correspondence, must be capable of complete forms and understand manuals. The employee must be able to converse with other individuals on a collegiate level.

Reasoning Ability:
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited resources exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to greet individuals and confront suspect individuals when necessary and to use proper judgment in maintaining personal safety.

Attendance:
Work schedule is 30 hours per week. The key component is flexibility in scheduling with hours needed in the evenings [3:00 pm – 10:00 pm] and Weekends [7:30 am – 5:00 pm]. A combination of these times is required. The employee should be available to work in times of inclement weather or other circumstances that may require continuing services to our Charlotte Center student and faculty populations.

Application:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references with email and phone numbers to Dr. Elizabeth Pack at epack@gardner-webb.edu.

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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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