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

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.

Education Enrollment Development Officer for Digital Learning

Gardner-Webb is seeking an Education Enrollment Development Officer for Digital Learning to recruit prospective applicants and applicants (“clients”) for GOAL-Degree Completion Programs (GOAL-DCP) and Graduate (GRAD) programs in the School of Education including doctoral, masters, and bachelors programs and to serve as a generalist for other programs in GOAL-DCP and GRAD. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Digital Enrollment and works collaboratively with the Dean of the School of Education, graduate and undergraduate Program Coordinators in the School of Education.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Responsible for developing, managing and meeting action plans in order to obtain personal and departmental student population objectives
  • Conduct telephone interviews and e-mail, text correspondence to identify student prospects to determine their educational needs, concerns and interests
  • Ability to remain flexible and easily adapt to changes in work environment or schedule
  • Maintain proper communication and follow-up through the applicant-screening process of approximately 200+ candidates for admissions in the School of Education programs
  • Utilize critical thinking, professional expertise, and problem-solving skills to address and resolve client issues and concerns and to ensure positive client experience
  • 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
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with college, university, community college, and higher education institutions personnel
  • 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.
  • Works in close collaboration with the Dean of the School of Education on the admissions process and review of each applicants file for acceptance

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 preferred, Bachelor’s required, from a regionally accredited college or university with one-to-two years of related experience and/or training
  • Kindergarten through 12 grade experience preferred
  • 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 dcp@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


Nursing Enrollment Development Officer for Digital Learning

Gardner-Webb is seeking a Nursing Enrollment Development Officer for Digital Learning to recruit prospective applicants and applicants (“clients”) for GOAL-Degree Completion Programs (GOAL-DCP) and Graduate (GRAD) programs for the Hunt School of Nursing including doctoral, masters, and bachelors programs and to serve as a generalist for other programs in GOAL-DCP and GRAD. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Digital Enrollment and works collaboratively with the Dean of the Hunt School of Nursing, graduate and undergraduate Program Coordinators in the Hunt School of Nursing.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for developing, managing and meeting action plans in order to obtain personal and departmental student population objectives
  • Conduct telephone interviews and e-mail, text correspondence to identify student prospects to determine their educational needs, concerns and interests
  • Ability to remain flexible and easily adapt to changes in work environment or schedule
  • Maintain proper communication and follow-up through the applicant-screening process of approximately 200+ candidates for admissions in the Hunt School of Nursing programs
  • Utilize critical thinking, professional expertise, and problem-solving skills to address and resolve client issues and concerns and to ensure positive client experience
  • 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
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with college, university, community college, and higher education institutions personnel
  • 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.
  • Works in close collaboration with the Dean of the Hunt School of Nursing on the admissions process and review of each applicants file for acceptance

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, from a regionally accredited college or university with one-to-two years of related experience and/or training
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • 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 dcp@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

Director of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives

Gardner-Webb University invites applicants for the position of Director of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives. This position serves in the Department of Multicultural Affairs within the Division of Student Development. Primary responsibilities will include providing vision and leadership in development, coordination, and implementation of a comprehensive program including, outreach and awareness, which promote diversity and intercultural education for traditional undergraduate students and the campus community in a Christian environment. The Director of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives reports to the Vice President of Student Development & Dean of Students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish and implement strategic goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for diversity and intercultural programs, while monitoring, evaluating, and assessing effectiveness to make changes required for improvement
  • Serves the needs of the various ethnic groups on Campus
  • Responsible for the implementation of services and programs that promote understanding of diversity and interculturalism on Campus
  • Establish and maintain an ongoing assessment and evaluation of the quality of minority student life
  • Serve as a liaison between minority students and faculty, staff, and adminsitration
  • Serve as a liaison between the Department of Multicultural Affairs and the Division of Athletics
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of minority students
  • Serve as a resource for the Campus Community and provide support in the areas of diversity and intercultural awareness
  • Create a multicultural resource library
  • Responsible for monitoring national trends on the changing needs of diverse students
  • Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, and attending professional development courses
  • Administers an annual diversity and intercultural initiatives budget
  • Contributes to an effective Division by completing special projects and performing other duties assigned by the Vice President of Student Development & Dean of Students
  • Participates as a member of the Student Development Leadership Team
  • Serve on University committees as deemed necessary
  • Upholds the Christian mission of the University

 

Education and/or Experience:

Master’s degree strongly preferred in related area, three years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

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

Sarah Currie, Vice President of Student Development & Dean of Students
Gardner-Webb University
P.O. Box 7271
Boiling Springs, NC 28017 

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

University Police Lieutenant

Gardner-Webb invites applications for the position of University Police Lieutenant. The person plans, organizes, oversees, and coordinates the daily activities of the Police Department. Manages police officers who provide personal, real property, and equipment security throughout campus, ensuring consistent and equitable enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. Reviews and approves reports on incident and crime investigations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the patrol division of the police department; relays orders and messages from superior
  • Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, over see that the state mandated training is completed annually, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance
  • Complete all the state mandated certification process through the NC Law Enforcement Training and Standards Commission to have each new officer certified, i.e. background checks and hiring packets
  • Reviews police reports and logbooks to ascertain that information is recorded in conformance with regulations; determines the need for follow-up; determines appropriate distribution throughout the campus community
  • Assists subordinates in performance of duties; reviews cases with subordinates as appropriate, and provides guidance and direction
  • Responds to the public, both orally and in writing, regarding department activities
  • Participates as a member of various committees, including departmental hiring and promotion, and may assist in developing and communicating departmental operating procedures
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies
  • Administrator of Omnigo Software (Incident Reports, Daily Log, flagging Cleary reports, annual Cleary Reporting and printing of statistical reports)
  • Administrator of Body Camera Software
  • Evidence Custodian (collection and storage of physical evidence, body camera footage and video surveillance camera footage)
  • Review and approval of time sheets for all fulltime and part-time officers and administrative staff
  • Administrator of ID Card Software (Build new ID card templates and modify existing templates)
  • Maintain personnel records
  • Purchasing and storage of departmental equipment
  • Drone Operations
  • Departmental weapons (Cleaning and Maintaining)
  • Correspondence with state and federal agencies when needed as well as complete administrative paperwork from these agencies
  • Teaching Emergency Preparedness classes to faculty/staff and students
  • Write policy and procedure for Campus Police Department
  • Manage traffic accident reports (reviewing, approving and mailing accident reports to NCDMV
  • Manage Sexual Assault Kit tracking and reporting
  • Scheduling of Campus Police Officers for on duty and off duty events
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited law enforcement academy; at least 5 years of supervisory experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. State of North Carolina Certified Law Enforcement Officer
  • Recommended to have a working knowledge of how the North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards requires the state mandated paperwork prepared for all new hires
  • Recommended to have a working knowledge what state mandated training is mandatory and required each year to include the F-9 submitted annually
  • Recommended to possess AS degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis
  • Recommended to be a NC General Instructor certified to conduct state mandated training

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures
  • Knowledge of police reporting and recordkeeping policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Ability to interpret, adapts, and applies guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment with local law enforcement
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of police protocols, procedures, and methodology
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments 

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver license is a requirement for this job
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check
  • Must maintain certification status

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment but must be able to work as a shift officer as needed

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

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Barry Johnson, Gardner-Webb University, P.O. Box 7321, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 or to bjohnson@gardner-webb.edu 

Accessibility Advisor for the Noel Center for Disability Resources

The Noel Center for Disability Resources at Gardner-Webb University is seeking to fill the position of Accessibility Advisor.

This person must be able to read and interpret psychological evaluations to determine eligibility under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and work collaboratively with students in determining reasonable accommodations. The accessibility advisor will provide thorough case management for students with disabilities, including, but not limited to: assessing level of functioning, assisting the student in setting goals, coordinating academic accommodations and services, working with students to develop competencies in the areas of self-advocacy, time management, test-taking and compensatory skills. This person must keep accurate case notes and submit semester and annual reports in a timely manner. This position also coordinates an area of accommodation or special services area to be determined at time of hire. The accessibility advisor will assist as needed with the production of adaptive materials and the proctoring of tests. Also, special projects as assigned by the director. There will be occasional evening and weekend work.

 Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or special education
  • Experience on the postsecondary level working with disability services
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment

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

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and names of three references to Ms. Cheryl Potter at cpotter@gardner-webb.edu 

 

Assistant Dean for the Noel Center for Disability Resources

The Noel Center for Disability Resources at Gardner-Webb University is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Dean.

This candidate for this position must have a strong understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and The Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to postsecondary education and must be aware of best practices in the field of disability support services. The Assistant Dean provides supervision for the daily program activities and staff, including developing schedules and managing work reports and payroll for work study students and Graduate Assistants. This person must be able to read and interpret psychological evaluations to determine eligibility under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act and work collaboratively with students in determining reasonable accommodations. The Assistant Dean will also provide thorough case management for students with disabilities, including, but not limited to: assessing level of functioning, assisting the student in setting goals, coordinating academic accommodations and services, working with students to develop competencies in the areas of self-advocacy, time management, test-taking and compensatory skills. This person must keep accurate case notes and submit semester and annual reports in a timely manner. This person will plan and coordinate the annual Noel Center Advisory Board meetings, provide training on disability issues to faculty, staff, students and the community as well as coordinating schedules for prospective students and families interested in the Noel Center.  The Assistant Dean serves on University committees and also represents Gardner-Webb University at special events and completes special projects as assigned by the Associate Dean. This position will require occasional evening or weekend work.

Qualifications:

  • This person must have a Master’s Degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or special education and at least four years working at a postsecondary institution in disability services
  • Proficiency in American Sign Language is required; this position manages a case load of deaf and hard of hearing students
  • The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment

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

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and names of three references to Ms. Cheryl Potter at cpotter@gardner-webb.edu 

 

 

Program Administrative Assistant and Records Specialist

The Gardner-Webb University Department of Physician Assistant Studies seeks an experienced and motivated individual for the position of Program Administrative Assistant/Student Records Specialist.  This person will work closely with members of the didactic faculty, students, and additional PA staff members, and must be capable of fulfilling duties to include typing, filing, and book keeping, obtaining supplies, direct mailings, and working on special projects. In addition, the individual will be responsible for maintaining all student records during the didactic phase of the program and after graduation. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload and recommend changes in office practices or procedures. The applicant must maintain a professional, upbeat, and energetic demeanor.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • General office duties to include filing, ordering supplies for office and lab, preparing mailings
  • Maintain records of department time off and faculty professional development/CME funds
  • Greet and answer visitor questions or direct them to the appropriate person
  • Answer the telephone and provide information, take messages, or route the call to the appropriate individual. Retrieve program voice mail and respond or forward as is appropriate
  • Answer or forward e-mails from the PA program e-mail account
  • Perform desktop publishing duties by creating and developing visual presentations for the Program. Design and draft general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, signs, etc. Proofread copy for spelling, grammar and layout, and makes appropriate changes. Merge documents.
    • Prepare handbooks, office forms, thank you notes as appropriate and the office Christmas card
  • Serve as a recording secretary for assigned committee meetings. Ensure that all participants have a meeting agenda and remind attendees of meeting schedules. Attend meetings, take, transcribe and distribute minutes
  • Deliver outgoing mail and pick up the incoming mail daily
  • Maintain databases of student contact information and on-line calendar
  • Process expenses; prepare/submit Purchase Orders and Payment Request Forms, Visiting Lecturer Request Forms, and invoices to the Business Office
  • Work in Banner to create course schedules and register students in courses
  • Utilize Meeting Room Manager to ensure needed classrooms are reserved
  • Assist the PA Admissions Coordinator in arranging meetings and special events (graduation, receptions, etc.) as needed
  • Utilize office and web-based software to facilitate communications with applicants, students, staff, and faculty
  • Work with the Director of Didactic Education to ensure all preparations are in order for learning activities conducted by guest lecturers and adjunct faculty
  • Additionally, assist with standardized patient events as needed
  • Maintain student files and records
    • Conduct audits on the files periodically and upon graduation
    • Create digital copies of student files on AppXtender
    • Maintain record keeping of student exam failures and remediations
  • Work with Director of Didactic Education, Associate Program Director and Program Director to develop, organize, and collect programmatic surveys/evaluations
  • Export all survey results and perform quantitative data analysis when needed
  • Assist in preparing and organizing self-study data
  • 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 and should have the requirements listed below:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and mastery of the English Language
  • Proficiency with MS Office software and Internet computing skills
  • Attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing materials; establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Experience advising students in an educational environment
  • Enthusiastic about 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.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest in the position along with a resume and names of three references with contact information electronically to:

Ami Steele, MMSc, PA-C

Department Chair and Program Director

Physician Assistant Studies Program

Asteele3@gardner-webb.edu

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

 

Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions

Gardner-Webb University (GWU) seeks a seasoned, successful and energetic chief admissions officer to lead all traditional first-year and transfer enrollment strategies and recruitment activities.  Reporting directly to the VP for Enrollment Management, the AVP will join a team of senior officers in the Enrollment Management Division, comprised of traditional undergraduate programs, Graduate programs, Degree Completion programs, and student financial planning. 

The next AVP for Undergraduate Admissions will possess the appropriate skills, knowledge and professional demeanor that fit well within a complex university environment that offers high-quality academic programs (baccalaureate through doctoral) in traditional, hybrid and online formats on our main campus and at educational centers throughout North Carolina.

A minimum of 8 years of direct experience in enrollment management in non-profit higher education, a bachelor's degree and a valid driver’s license are required.  Candidates with significant experience in a private college or university setting will be given preference. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Christian role model for students, administrators, faculty, staff, and community members
  • Supervise, recruit, train, lead, and retain a highly motivated and expert team of staff members committed to the mission and identity of Gardner Webb University and the success of its students
  • Define enrollment goals in consultation with the Vice President for Enrollment Management and devise, implement, and assess strategies and plans to meet those goals
  • Collaborate with the Director of Enrollment Communications in the development of focused and effective marketing and recruiting plans to meet enrollment
  • Establishes systems and structures to aid in enrollment planning and decision making at all levels that lead to a continuous institution wide conversation as related to enrollment 
  • Establish and maintain necessary relationships with both internal and external stakeholders that will support the student recruitment experience and enrollment growth for both first-year and transfer students
  • Directs the undergraduate recruiting process from point of prospect development through enrollment
  • Remains current in understanding use of new technology and approaches utilized in college admissions
  • Contributes to the development of annual enrollment management division plans that are consistent with the mission and strategic plan for the University
  • Develops and manages a multi-year strategy for student recruitment to include travel planning, campus visitation and events 
  • Collaborates with the Director of Financial Planning to ensure the strategic use of institutional financial aid achieves enrollment and revenue goals
  • Analyzes data and the current recruitment landscape to inform decision-making and evaluate current strategy to respond to changing markets and applicant pools 
  • Manages significant admissions budget with respect to University goals and guidelines

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in higher education, management, marketing or related field required, masters preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of enrollment experience in a university environment
  • A record of enrollment growth is expected

SKILLS:

  • Strong ability to interact and communicate effectively
  • Possess strong written, oral, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated planning and exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent supervisory, team building, customer service and leadership skills
  • Ability to think strategically

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

To Apply:

A letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references should be sent 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.

 


 

Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

Gardner-Webb University, an NCAA Division I Big South Conference member, invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position of Head Women's Volleyball Coach. Responsibilities of this position: management over all areas of the volleyball program, demonstrate a working knowledge of and the ability to comply with pertinent NCAA, Big South Conference, and University rules and regulations, supervise the recruitment, evaluation, and development of student-athletes, including their academic progress through graduation, establish and maintain relationships with alumni, boosters, and other administration of the University, operate the program within the stated budget, perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Athletics. Bachelor's Degree and minimum of four years intercollegiate coaching experience, preferably NCAA Division I, is required.

Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values. Applicant must have a strong commitment to Christian Higher Education.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, list of references, Statement of Faith, and any other pertinent information to Chuck Burch, Vice President for Athletics, Gardner-Webb University care of: akernicky@gardner-webb.edu. Materials may also be mailed to: Chuck Burch, Vice President for Athletics, Gardner-Webb University,

P. O. Box 877 Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

 


  

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.


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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