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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level beginning August 1, 2019 (depending on years of experience.)

Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women, 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.

Wesleyan College is committed to excellence in teaching and preparing students for excellence in the classroom. We are seeking an experienced teaching professional with five or more years’ experience in a teaching role in grades K-5.  Applicants should hold a PhD, EDD, or be in the progress of obtaining this degree. A commitment to scholarly activity is expected.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in some of the following: Diagnosing Reading Skills, Teaching of Reading and Writing, Integrated curriculum across all content areas, Constructivist ideals and philosophy, Special Education, Social Studies, Learning Styles and differentiated instruction.

The department is especially interested in someone with high energy and an engaging teaching presence. The Department of Education at Wesleyan College has been preparing elementary classroom teachers for more than 30 years.  The department has majors in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s of Education program in Early Childhood Instruction.  We offer a minor in Reading Education and non-certification Educational Studies at the Middle and Secondary levels. 

A complete application consists of:

  • letter of application,
  • vitae,
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and how you have supported diversity in your work,
  • names of three references
  • any other supporting documents

Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 28, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email or send your application to Dr. Virginia Wilcox, Chair of the Education Department, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Email: vwilcox@wesleyancollege.edu

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. 

 

Assistant / Associate Professor in Nursing

The Division of Nursing at Wesleyan College invites individuals seeking faculty positions in nursing. Positions are academic full-time, tenure track faculty appointments that include didactic and clinical teaching at the undergraduate BSN level, faculty service, professional service and scholarship. Wesleyan College is the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women and has been granting degrees to women since 1836. Wesleyan’s curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and provides a student a rich and stimulating intellectual experience in order to thrive in her chosen career. The nursing program at Wesleyan has a strong reputation of graduating professional prepared nurses. We seek candidates excited by the diversity of Wesleyan students, and those who will embrace difference as crucial for intellectual and professional development.

Required qualifications for nursing faculty include a master’s degree in nursing with specialization in adult health, demonstrated clinical nursing experience and a current RN license in state of Georgia.

Preferred qualifications include Doctoral degree and/or experience teaching in a baccalaureate degree in nursing program and an established program of scholarship and/or faculty clinical practice. Priority will be given to candidates with a background in diverse cultural contexts, and whose application materials show a demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.

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.

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.

Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including relevant teaching and/or nursing 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.

Address all inquiries to: Nursing Search Committee, c/o Sirena Fritz, Department of Nursing, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Or electronically to Sirena Fritz sfritz@wesleyancollege.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position(s) is filled. Position(s) start dates: August 2019 and January 2020.


 

Staff Positions 

Coordinator of Undergraduate Science Labs

Position Summary: The Coordinator of Undergraduate Science Labs at Wesleyan College is a part time  position staffing the Munroe Science Center.  Job responsibilities include purchasing supplies and equipment, preparing for and setting up instructional laboratory exercises, coordinating student workers, and tracking chemical inventory

We are seeking an individual who has a bachelor’s degree in the sciences, who is well-organized and able to multi-task, with highly effective interpersonal skills. This individual should be proficient with basic laboratory techniques and equipment; competency with Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel and Word is also required. The lab coordinator should have demonstrable commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment; the preferred candidate would have 1-2 years experience facilitating undergraduate laboratories and working with undergraduate students. 

To apply for this position, a Cover Letter describing relevant skills and experience should be submitted, with the applicant's Resume/Curriculum Vitae and contact information for three references. All candidates will be asked to send official transcripts upon the invitation to interview. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation and urine drug screen. EOE. Please address applications to: 

Lab Coordinator Search Committee
Attn: Dr. Wanda Schroeder 
Chair, Division of Science and Mathematics

Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Rd
Macon, GA 31210

Applications may also be submitted electronically, with the heading: Lab Coordinator Application to: wschroeder@wesleyancollege.edu 

 

Assistant Director of Career Development

Position Description
The Center for Career Development at Wesleyan College is responsible not only for the professional success of our students, but also for implementation of the institution’s Quality Enhancement Plan: From Here to Career. This position will report to the Director of Career Development and will be responsible for strategically developing employer relationships, overseeing the experiential learning program (required of all students), expanding student access to relevant experiential learning opportunities, providing career coaching to students, assisting with department programming and operations, serving as the parent/family communications liaison, and maintaining partnerships with faculty and other campus collaborators.

Required Skills

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituents, including employers, alumnae, students, faculty, staff, and senior leadership.
  • Ability to drive employer engagement through meetings, networking events, written communication, and recruiting events.
  • Outstanding communication and marketing skills, with the ability to tailor messaging to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Strong project management skills, including ability to strategically identify priorities, manage multiple projects, and create innovative programming.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to set, achieve, and assess goals and outcomes.
  • Ability to deliver group presentations as well as coach students individually.


Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Business Administration, or related field desirable. 2 years of experience in career services, higher education, human resources, recruiting, or community development strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated skills in strategic planning, relationship development, project management, advising/coaching, marketing, event planning, and the ability to work with diverse populations.

Appointment, Salary, & Benefits
This is a full-time, 12 month position with benefits. Desired start date is early/mid July.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Employer Relationship Development- 35%

  • Develop strategy for employer outreach and engagement, with the goal of creating new avenues for internships, experiential learning opportunities, and full-time jobs.
  • Develop and implement consistent employer communications strategy, and track outcomes.
  • Maintain a consistent community presence, including through attending local networking events.
  • Schedule site visits to local employers with the goal of deepening relationships and expanding opportunities for students.
  • Work with employers across all industries, gathering information on employment trends and professional skill needs.
  • Increase employer and alumnae engagement with campus through various types of events, such as info sessions, etiquette dinners, skype events, etc.
  • Oversee the review and approval of job postings, and promote both employer and student engagement with Purple Briefcase (career management platform).


Student Advising- 30%

  • Meet 1:1 with students to provide individual career advising, with a focus on advising students conducting internship and full-time job searches, salary negotiation, ethical/professional conduct, informational interviewing, and interview preparation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of workforce trends in order to develop effective and accurate career development resources for students.


Experiential Learning- 10%

  • Oversee the internship and Professional Development Experience (PDE) programs, serving as the main point of contact for students, employers, and faculty sponsors to ensure meaningful experiences for all parties.
  • Manage workflow approval process for internships and other professional development experiences, including overseeing the transition to Purple Briefcase for PDE workflow process.
  • Troubleshoot problems or concerns regarding the internship/PDE program, stay informed of best practices, and continually improve program operations/materials.
  • Advertise internship and PDE program to students and faculty through individual meetings, informational materials, and workshops.
  • Coordinate all correspondence, registration and evaluation paperwork for internships and Professional Development Experiences.


Programming- 10%

  • Lead implementation of Wolves at Work Experiential Learning Fair.
  • Coordinate employer on-campus events.
  • Back up Director for class presentations.
  • Assist with presentations and planning for special campus-wide events (i.e. prospective student weekends, fall family weekend, alumnae weekend, orientation, etc.).
  • Assist in providing transportation to local and state-wide career fairs/opportunities.
  • Assist in developing and implementing other educational career-related workshops and programs to students throughout the year.


Department Operations & Technology- 10%

  • Develop and maintain website with vital career services information.
  • Co-supervise student Career Peer Mentors, especially focusing on their social media outreach strategies.
  • Assist Director with assessing departmental objectives and Wesleyan graduates’ career outcomes.
  • Lead utilization, expansion, and troubleshooting for Purple Briefcase.
  • Serve as active member of select professional development associations (such as Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers) to maintain Wesleyan student eligibility to attend annual career fairs.
  • Serve as a member of the QEPIC team to implement and assess From Here to Career.
  • Assist with Student Affairs division-wide initiatives to maintain strong integration within the student experience.
  • Coordinate and/or assist with special projects and committees as needed.
  • Assist with occasional night and weekend responsibilities.
     

Parent & Family Programs Liaison- 5%

  • Create and distribute periodic newsletters to families of current students, incorporating relevant and timely content.
  • Take lead on planning Fall Family Weekend.
  • Coordinate summer orientation breakout sessions for family members.
  • Maintain Facebook family page throughout the year, with a focus on proactively providing information.
     

Application Process
Please email a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to Stephanie Baugh, Director of Career Development: sbaugh@wesleyancollege.edu. Application review will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled; applications received by June 3 will receive priority consideration.

 

Drivers -Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)  

Wesleyan College seeks to hire drivers with a current CDL to be part of an on-call list. Drivers will be utilized to transport students, student athletes, and other members of the Wesleyan community for various events and activities. The hours will vary to include weekends and evenings, and in some cases overnight stays may be required. Applicants should possess the following:

  • Current CDL license
  • Pass a background check
  • Have no DMV violations within the last two (2) years

Preference will be given to candidates with previous work experience as a CDL driver. To apply for this position, please complete the Job Application Form and submit it to Tammy Mauldin at tmauldin@wesleyancollege.edu or Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.

 

Student Affairs Coordinators (3 Positions)

Department of Student Affairs, Wesleyan College

Position Description
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 Department of Student Affairs is seeking to hire three Student Affairs Coordinators for the following areas: Campus Activities, International Student Services, and Residence Life. All of these positions 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 initiatives. Position-specific descriptions for each of the three coordinators can be found under the “Major Duties & Responsibilities” section below.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required. 
  • Professional interest in the field of  higher education administration, student engagement programs, and/or international student services. 
  • 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

20 Hour per week, 10 month position to begin July 15 and end in May. Compensation includes a stipend and an on-campus staff apartment and meal plan. Some weekend and night responsibilities are required in addition to regular weekday work. 

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. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
     

Conditions of Employment

  • May not accept other employment on or off campus unless approved by Dean of Students
  • Must live on-campus (apartment and meal-plan provided)
  • Reappointment is based on job performance and evaluation
  • A standard background check by Wesleyan College

 

Major Duties & Responsibilities for Each Coordinator Position
 

Coordinator for Campus Activities

  • 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. 
  • Manage budgetary responsibilities related to student activities expenditures. 
  • Coordinate completion of all campus student event clearance forms for student clubs and organizations. 
  • Develop and manage 2020 Alternative Spring Break activities. 
  • Provide students with safe, engaging service learning opportunities.
  • Maintain the campus event calendar and coordinate efforts to promote student engagement through the Stall Wall Weekly, rotating event screens, and campus app.
     

Coordinator for International Student Services

  • Serve as institutional Designated School Officer (DSO).
  • Manage all federal compliance for F-1 and J-1 Visas.
  • Advise International Student Club (Association for EXemplary International Students - AXIS) and oversee implementation of international programming and events.
  • Support students who plan to study abroad to include pre-departure orientation and post-trip review and re-eentry.

 

Coordinator for Residence LIfe and Judicial Services

  • Create a learning-centered environment with residents and student staff
  • Manage, evaluate and resolve student issues in person, via email and via phone
  • Serve as point of contact for general facilities issues in halls and determine appropriate follow up
  • Adjudicate student misconduct in role as Conduct Officer
  • Assist with all responsibilities pertaining to Department of Residence Life and Housing
     

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Theresa Abercrombie, Program Coordinator for Student Affairs, at tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu. Interest in a specific position should be noted in the cover letter. A review of applications will begin immediately. 

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