Employment at Wesleyan

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Wesleyan College invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives. 


Faculty Positions

Part-time Adjunct Professor for Online Undergraduate courses

Wesleyan College is currently seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to teach online undergraduate courses. 

Wesleyan College was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women (1836) and continues to provide exemplary undergraduate education to women and graduate education to women and men. Affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Wesleyan plays an important role in the Middle Georgia community. Wesleyan invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students, and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
  • Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform and Zoom web conferencing software to host weekly live class meetings
  • Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes, and assign grades
  • Post midterm and final student grades by set deadlines
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
  • Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated syllabus; signing instructor contract; posting attendance and student concern reports; reporting institutional learning outcome data

Required Experience

  • Candidate should have a minimum of three years of college-level online teaching experience 
  • Candidate should have experience working with Canvas LMS and online course design

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in one of the following disciplines: Business (specialization in business law, sport management, healthcare administration, international business, or marketing a plus), Communication, English, History, or Psychology.
  • Candidate will be required to submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts (all degree levels) with their application

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to online@wesleyancollege.edu. Applications lacking the required documents will not be considered. Applications will be taken until the position is filled.  

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Wesleyan College is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening as a condition of employment.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, individuals will be required to provide proof of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States upon acceptance of an employment offer. In addition, employment is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check.

 

Assistant Professor in Business

Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 1, 2020 to teach in the undergraduate Business Administration program. The qualified applicant will have a Ph.D. in Business (or business-related field) from an accredited university, and a demonstrated record of academic excellence in the classroom. Specialties in healthcare administration, marketing, and sport management will be given preference with other specialties considered. Ideal candidates will also have experience in online course design and instruction, and research interests in or prior experience with minority-owned businesses, equity and inclusion in the workplace, or environmental and racial justice in the workplace. 

Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women founded in 1836, is a leader and innovator in women’s education. The first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare women to live purposeful and connected lives. The Business Administration program at Wesleyan has four optional interdisciplinary concentrations: Health Care Administration, Organizational Behavior, Sport Management, and Strategic Management. The ideal candidate will be able to teach across the major and in the Executive MBA program. The Executive MBA program has for over 20 years educated men and women business leaders in global business best practices.

The teaching load for the position is 21 credits (seven classes) per year, with the potential of one least one of those classes being in the EMBA program. All full-time faculty at Wesleyan College are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the college.

Please send an application that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of how you have supported diversity in your work, and (5) the names of three references to: Stephanie Gaither, Provost Office, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.  Email:  sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Wesleyan College invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives. 

 

Adjunct Biology Instructor

Wesleyan College seeks an Adjunct Biology Instructor for the Spring or Summer of 2020 and Fall 2020; Ph.D. in Biology preferred, MS in Biology required. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of biology teaching experience at the undergraduate level; candidates with at least four years of high school biology teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. This adjunct will be responsible for teaching a four credit hour introductory biology course or a non-science major course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the study of living systems, with a special emphasis on human biology.  We also seek an instructor for human anatomy for fall semester 2020.  Both lecture and laboratory exercises for these courses will be held in the Munroe Science Center, a $12 million state-of-the-art teaching and research facility. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching of diverse learners and must be proficient with common laboratory instrumentation; facility with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel is also required. 

Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including relevant teaching experience, a current curriculum vitae and three names of potential references. All candidates will be asked to send official transcripts upon the invitation to interview.  Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Address all inquiries to: Biology Adjunct Search Committee, c/o Dr. James Ferrari, Department of Biology, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This posting is for the Spring of 2020 (or the Summer of 2020) and for fall semester 2020; continuation beyond this period is dependent upon departmental needs and quality of performance. 

 

Adjunct Professor of Education 

The department of Education is seeking a Master's level educator with a passion for Children's Literature to teach one section of our Dynamics of Children's Literature course for the spring 2020 semester.

The course is a face to face course that is already scheduled to meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 9:45 am until 11:00 am for the full span of 16 weeks.  These dates and times cannot be modified or changed. 

Qualified candidates should have a Master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or English, have a passion for the dynamic area of Children's Literature, be qualified to score, review, and revise creative and APA style research writing, and be able to teach face to face for the full duration of the dates listed above.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV to Dr. Virginia B. Wilcox (vwilcox@wesleyancollege.edu) by November 22nd.

 

Staff Positions 

Assistant Director of the Lane Center for Service & Leadership

Department of Student Affairs, Wesleyan College

Wesleyan College is a small private liberal arts college in Macon, GA. Founded in 1836 as the first college in the world to grant degrees to women, Wesleyan takes seriously the education of women both in and out of the classroom. Our small campus provides opportunities for individual attention and leadership.

The Lane Center for Service & Leadership was established in 2002 as a focal point of community service and engagement in Central Georgia. As of 2019, the Lane Center for Service & Leadership oversees the orientatoin, civic engagement, student involvement, and leadership programming within Student Affairs at Wesleyan College. The Assistant Director of the Lane Center for Service & Leadership, under general direction, is responsible for developing student leaders through the advisement of student clubs and organizations, development of community programming, and coordination of campus and community service opportunities. In addition, this position will be responsible for initiating, coordinating, executing, and evaluating a variety of programs, services, and activities that engage the student body and support the school’s academic mission and leadership and civic engagement initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required; master’s degree in student personnel services or related field is preferred. 
  • Minimum of two years of higher education administration, student engagement programs, and/or civic engagement. Paraprofessional experience will be considered. 
  • Working knowledge of the role of service and volunteer initiatives is required.  
  • Skills in communication, flexibility, organization, leadership, and community development are required. Skills in crisis management, non-profit management, and advising student leaders is preferred. 
  • Experience serving as on-call professional in residence life or student affairs is preferred.  
  • Candidates must have interpersonal skills and proven ability to work within a culturally diverse organization. 

Appointment, Salary, & Benefits

Full time, 12 month position including benefits and annual salary. Weekend and night responsibilities are required in addition to regular weekday work. Reports to the Director of the Lane Center for Service & Leadership. 

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director in managing the daily operations of the Lane Center, including budgeting, assessment, and reporting on community and college programming. 
  • Serve as the primary contact for all recognized campus organizations to operate at their optimum effectiveness and advise students in the development of new organizations as outlined in the Student Organization Handbook. 
  • Serve as an advisor for the Campus Activity Board. 
  • Coordinate completion of all campus student event clearance forms for student clubs and organizations. 
  • Plan and promote biannual student organization and resource fairs for the campus community. 
  • Provide students with safe, engaging service learning opportunities.
  • Track service hours for the college and servant leaders. 
  • Plan and promote biannual WOW! A Day activities and other civic engagement opportunities to promote student service and community partnerships. 
  • Develop and manage Alternative Spring Break activities. 
  • Coordinate commuter programming initiatives.
  • Maintain the campus event calendar and coordinate efforts to promote student engagement through the Stall Wall Weekly, rotating event screens, and campus app. 

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in Student Affairs emergency on-call system. 
  • Participate as a member of the Student Affairs team and the Wesleyan College community by assisting with campus activities and attending events. 
  • Assist in creating reports regarding activity within the Lane Center for Service & Leadership. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Theresa Abercrombie, Program Coordinator for Student Affairs, at tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu. A review of applications will begin immediately. 

 


Wesleyan College is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening as a condition of employment. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, and individuals will be required to provide proof of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States upon acceptance of an employment offer. In addition, employment is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check.

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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