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


English Adjunct

Wesleyan College is currently seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to teach undergraduate courses in English composition, beginning August 2021. Under normal circumstances, courses will be offered on campus during regular business hours.

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 and beyond. Wesleyan invites applications from all qualified individuals.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.  Applicants that would enhance the diversity of Wesleyan’s campus are encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and teach course(s) conforming to departmental and institutional standards and expectations
  • Communicate and uphold clear, consistent student learning outcomes, grading policies, and e-mail/message response practices throughout the term
  • Maintain a student-friendly, ADA accessible, and up-to-date Canvas LMS course site to support student learning outside of class
  • Evaluate student achievement of specified learning outcomes and assign grades
  • Post four-week, midterm, and final student grades according to College-specified deadlines
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a respectful, compassionate, and timely manner
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the field of practice
  • Complete required administrative tasks according to College-specified deadlines: completing all hiring paperwork; signing instructor contract; submitting updated syllabus;  posting attendance, grade, and student concern reports; and reporting institutional learning outcome data

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidate must have a Master's degree in English or Rhetoric & Composition from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Candidate should have college-level teaching experience, including teaching first-year composition and developmental writing courses.
  • Candidate should have experience maintaining a course site in Canvas or a similar LMS. 
  • Candidate will be required to submit copies of official transcripts (all degree levels) upon hire.

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.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resumé including three references, and teaching philosophy to roost@wesleyancollege.edu. Applications lacking the required documents will not be considered. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. 

Visiting Assistant Professor, African American or African Diaspora History

Wesleyan College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professorship in history, to start August 2021. Minimum qualifications included a Ph.D. in history with a primary focus in African American history or the post-colonial African diaspora experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and research. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in women’s history and working and teaching within an interdisciplinary department are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be able to teach four to five courses per year in support of the College’s History, Politics, and Global Affairs major, as well as courses in the general education program. The successful candidate is also expected to work for the College’s Center for Social and Racial Equity by offering and coordinating programming on African American history with a focus on reparative justice in the US South. We are particularly interested in an applicant with a clear commitment to the liberal arts and appreciation for the value of women’s colleges in higher education, has experience working with diverse populations of students, and has demonstrated effective teaching experience. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for a tenure track position at the end of three years.

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 April 5, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Wesleyan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track assistant professorship in mathematics, with teaching duties starting August, 2021.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. in mathematics, excellent communication skills, and a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and research.  The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in support of major programs in Applied Mathematical Science and Applied Data Analysis and the Mathematics minor, as well as courses in the general education program. 

The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in promoting and guiding student research, advising students, and to participate actively in the Natural Science division. We are seeking an applicant who can articulate the value of liberal arts in the sciences, has experience working with diverse populations of students and has demonstrated effective teaching experience. All full-time faculty at Wesleyan College are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the college.

Please send an application that includes

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • statement of how you have supported diversity in your work, and
  • 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 February 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Wesleyan College is seeking to hire an adjunct to teach Executive Management Accounting and/or Managerial Corporate Finance in our weekend MBA program. The courses are taught on campus in Macon, GA and classes are offered on seven consecutive Saturdays (either morning or afternoon.) The qualified applicant should have a Ph.D./DBA in business from an accredited university with an academic specialization in finance and/or accounting, or a Masters in finance/accounting with at least five years of professional experience.  

Please send an application that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) copies of unofficial transcripts 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. Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Staff Positions


Student Accounts Coordinator

The Student Accounts Coordinator is the member of the Business Office team who is responsible for executing all phases of the internal student billing cycle. This position also manages front office daily operations and provides direct customer support throughout the day. 

Essential Duties

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive student billing and communication plan 
  • Process student billing on a term basis 
  • Review and update charges, post manual account adjustments, and send billing notifications on a daily basis
  • Serve as primary liaison with third-party organizations (including payment plan providers, loan servicers, collection agencies, scholarship foundations, employers, and government programs) to authorize and facilitate payment processing on behalf of eligible students 
  • Assign late payment fees, registration holds, and other penalties for delinquent accounts in accordance with College policies
  • Contact students and financially responsible parties regarding outstanding accounts
  • Monitor account collection activities
  • Provide excellent customer service in-person, via telephone, and through email to all members of the campus community
  • Perform universal front-office duties when needed, including payment processing, issuing receipts, preparing daily deposits and balancing cashier receipts 
  • Maintain basic working knowledge of college admissions, registration and financial aid requirements and how they impact student finances
  • Learn and maintain familiarity with the accounts receivable database module and assist with system setup and modifications in accordance with college tuition and fee pricing
  • Contribute, as appropriate, in annual financial audits, external program reviews, and 1098-T tax form preparation and distribution

Essential job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/business related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Ability to maintain a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to work regular office hours Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience working in a college or university setting
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Excel and web-based applications
  • General knowledge of financial aid rules and regulations

Applicant Information

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of two professional references with titles, telephone numbers, and email addresses to businessoffice@wesleyancollege.edu.
 

Financial Services Specialist

The Financial Services Specialist is the member of the Business Office team who is primarily responsible for front-line customer service, document intake, and payment processing. This position also provides clerical level support to all other Business Office personnel.

Essential Duties

  • Provide excellent customer service in-person, via telephone, and through email to all members of the campus community
  • Respond promptly to all customer inquiries and concerns
  • Process payments from students, parents, and other College departments in the form of cash, checks, and credit cards
  • Issue receipts and record transactions in the College’s administrative software system
  • Manage daily activity in the College’s Student Bank, including deposits, withdrawals, petty cash disbursements and check cashing for eligible employees
  • Accurately count cash and other payments, reconcile, and prepare daily receipts for deposit
  • Appropriately process and/or route all incoming payments and documents
  • Maintain basic working knowledge of college admissions, registration and financial aid requirements and how they impact student finances
  • Perform various clerical duties including answering phones, distributing mail, and filing

Essential job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Required

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to maintain a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude at all times
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Preferred

  • Experience involving cash handling, bookkeeping, or financial clerical duties
  • Prior experience working in a college of university setting
  • General knowledge of financial aid rules and regulations

Pay Rate: $15/hour (30 – 37.5 hours/week)

Applicant Information
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of two professional references with titles, telephone numbers, and email addresses to businessoffice@wesleyancollege.edu.

 
Residence Life Coordinator
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.

Qualifications

  • 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. 
  • Candidates must have interpersonal skills and proven ability to work within a culturally diverse organization. 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required preferred.
  • Experience serving as on-call professional in residence life or student affairs is preferred.  

Appointment, Salary, & Benefits

20 Hour per week, 10 month position. Compensation includes a stipend and on-campus housing and a 10-meal/week plan. Regular 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. 

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

 
Director of Academic Resource Center

Wesleyan College is currently seeking a dynamic learning specialist to serve as Director of our Academic Resource Center. The Director will work directly with students, supervise Academic Resource Center staff, and oversee a holistic academic support system that provides tutoring services, guidance for at-risk students, and learning support opportunities for our diverse population of students. The Director will also collaborate with faculty and staff to ensure academic support services are grounded in relevant student development and learning theory and offered consistently and equitably across campus. The Director will report to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The qualified applicant will have a proven track record of successful cross-campus collaboration, theory-based professional practice, and helping at-risk students succeed academically.  

Essential Duties:

  • Monitor, advise, and provide learning support for at-risk students including those on academic recovery and those identified as academically in need through the early alert program.
  • Design strategies to support at-risk students and coordinate with academic advisors and faculty members to facilitate improvements in student success.
  • Supervise tutoring services and the Math and Writing Centers.
  • Manage the Academic Resource Center budget.
  • Lead the cross-department student support team to ensure follow-through and support for struggling students.
  • Design and lead student success workshops on various topics throughout the year.
  • Coordinate the PATH program (bridge program for at-risk first year students).
  • Provide strong student advocacy through a commitment to the College’s mission and promotion of interdepartmental teamwork.
  • Embody a positive attitude of approachability, adaptability, and strong problem solving skills, with a desire to prioritize and support student success.
  • Work with faculty on best practices for teaching at-risk and underprepared students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Training:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution, with experience in developmental education administration, budget management, tutoring training and supervision, and retention and student success initiatives.
  • Three years of job-related experience in a college/university setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively and collaboratively with faculty, students, staff, and external agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, lead, and make decisions. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and the ability to handle major projects simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications and Training:

  • Higher education teaching and tutoring experience. 
  • Experience in innovating and leading student success “best practices” programs.

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.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume including three references, statement on teaching, and diversity philosophy to sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants will be reviewed starting immediately. Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
Campus Police Officer

The Wesleyan College Campus Police Department is currently seeking qualified, professional candidates for the position of Campus Police Officer. Police Officers are required to protect the lives and properties of the Wesleyan College Community. Officers are required to perform a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, apprehension of criminals, and calls for service. Officers are required to patrol the entire campus property by vehicle, and some by foot. Officer’s duties also include traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. Officers are expected to secure physical structures on the campus, and maintain daily log entries of activities. Officers will provide security at social and athletic events, conduct safety inspections, control and direct traffic, enforce college rules and regulations, issue parking citations, and enforce the law governing the state and other duties as defined by supervisor. All applicants must have completed the required training course for a police officer at a Georgia Police Academy and received a certificate of graduation as required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards & Training Act. 

The selection process will include a thorough background check of education, employment, criminal and driver history, and a pre-employment drug screening test. To apply for this position please submit your resume to Whitney Foster, Assistant Director of Human Resources, via email to wfoster@wesleyancollege.edu.  Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

 

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, 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.

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