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(Updated 8/26/16)


Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management

Sport Management: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management, Spring 2017.  Catawba College and the Department of Sport and Health Sciences is seeking a dynamic person to coordinate and provide instruction for a rapidly growing sport management program.  The positon will also require advising sport management majors, coordinating internships and experiential learning, and curriculum development and maintenance.  Doctoral degree required.

The successful candidate must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching, a strong promise for scholarly activity and professional service, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate will be expected to incorporate active learning strategies and effectively use instructional technology to support classroom instruction.  The candidate will be expected to provide ongoing academic advising and serve a diverse student population.  Evidence of research in the field of sport management is highly desirable.  The candidate will be required to remain current with new trends and developments in the field and to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops, maintain office hours to assist and advise students, participate in campus committees, and engage in the academic life of the College.

Catawba College provides an education focused on an institutional philosophy of a liberal education, which entails a broad range of knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, and individual and social responsibility fostered and developed in all academic programs, including general education and majors, and from the freshman to senior years.

The College’s mission is to provide “students and education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation” and to enable “students to reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens.”  Further information on the College can be found at:

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.  As such, the College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status unless allowed by law and deemed necessary to the operation of the College.  The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination.


To Apply
Consideration will be given to completed applications until Monday, October 31, 2016.  Completed applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references.  Send to

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.



Assistant Varsity Women's Soccer Coach/Head Coach of the Development Team

Recruit, plan, organize and oversee the Developmental Women’s Soccer Program with the primary emphasis on teaching the game of soccer and instructing the student-athletes in how to perform in soccer matches.

Assist the Head Women’s Varsity Soccer Coach in all areas related to the women’s soccer program.

Ensure Athletic Department and institutional compliance with NCAA, South Atlantic Conference and Catawba College rules and regulations.

Principal Duties

  1. Primary responsibility for all aspects of training, teaching and coaching the Developmental Team, to include but not be limited to scouting, practice planning and on field coaching.
  2. Secondary responsibility to assist the Head Women’s Soccer Coach with all aspects of training, teaching and coaching the Varsity Team, to include but not be limited to scouting, practice planning and on field coaching.
  3. Responsible for all aspects of administrative duties for the Developmental Team to include but not be limited to scheduling practices and games, team travel and monitoring the academic progress of the Developmental Team.
  4. Assist the Head Women’s Soccer Coach with all aspects of administrative duties for the Varsity Team to include but not be limited to scheduling practices and games, team travel, supervising work-study students and monitoring the academic progress of the Varsity Team.
  5. Recruit a minimum of 6 new incoming freshmen each year for the Developmental Team.
  6. Work with the Admissions Office staff and Financial Aid Office staff to ensure a good working relationship with Women’s Soccer and to recruit qualified prospective student-athletes to the College.
  7. Maintain a Developmental Team roster of at least 18 players each year.
  8. Organize and play a Developmental Team schedule of up to 8 games each fall.
  9. Other administrative duties as assigned.  This will include coordination with all athletic staff such as the Athletic Director, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Media Relations, Video and Strength & Conditioning.
  10. Assist the Head Coach with fundraising and development of alumni and community relations.
  11. All other duties assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications
Needs to have effective verbal and written communication skills; Bachelor’s Degree required; coaching experience at the College or Club level; good organizational skills; and be able to work independently. 

Must have an understanding of NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.                                         

Regular work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM.  Will also be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

CPR certification is required.

To Apply
Completed resumes/applications can be mailed to:

Larry Farmer, HR Officer
Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Fax: (704) 637-4289

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.



Environmental Services Technician

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Director of Environmental Services and Grounds

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday Approximately 25 hours week. Some weekend work.

Exemption Status: Hourly Paid Employee on a bi-weekly pay schedule.

Duties: The Director will provide daily assignments and expectations to perform daily assignments efficiently and thoroughly.

Sweeping, Mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing showers, tubs, and bathrooms, emptying trash and recycling, washing windows, cleaning carpets, stripping and waxing floors, cleaning staircases, working from ladders, policing outside of buildings for loose litter, and moving furniture. Provide assistance to Grounds Crew in a variety of ways, if needed. Lifting requirements would range from medium to heavy. Technicians also have the responsibility to report repairs and or problems they discover during the course of their work. A valid driver's license is required and a driving record approved by Director of Environmental Services and Grounds.


To Apply:
Completed resumes/applications can be mailed to:

Larry Farmer, HR Officer
Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Fax: (704) 637-4289

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.


Public Safety Officer (Part-Time)

Job Objectives:
A Public Safety Officer's main objective is to ensure the safety of all persons and property on the Catawba College campus.

Essential Job Functions:
Understand and follow all campus security, safety and emergency procedures.

  • Maintain familiarity and a positive working relationship with all members of the campus community.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all members of the campus community.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with all emergency services to include fire, police and rescue.
  • Notifies the Director of Public Safety and designated College administrators of any emergency situations occurring on or near campus.
  • Acts as on-the-scene liaison between the College and city/county emergency services
  • Review, understand and pass information pertinent to department daily operations via the daily shift log and shift change briefings.
  • Respond to all calls for service, assistance, emergencies and provide escorts
  • Responsible for locking and unlocking buildings in a timely manner
  • Provide regular and frequent foot patrols of the interior and exterior of campus buildings and monitor all campus grounds and roadways. Make mobile patrols of campus as needed.
  • Responsible for completion of all incident reports, daily log entries, and/or any other written information pertaining to events that may occur during the officer's shift.
  • Monitors all campus parking areas and enforces traffic and parking regulations as needed.
  • Enforces Catawba College policies, regulations and procedures. Assists and participates with judicial hearings as needed.
  • Reports security, safety, health and/or fire hazard issues to appropriate personnel.
  • Responsible for sending out emergency notifications to the campus community as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Public Safety and/or other designated College Administrators.

Job Standards:

  • Position requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Preference will be given to those with a college degree in a related field.
  • Position requires excellent interpersonal and customer service oriented skills.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed.
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.
  • Minimum of 2 years work related experience in security, campus security or law enforcement
  • Classified as an emergency response employee and as such must be able to report to campus within forty-five (45) minutes of driving in the event of an emergency situation.
  • Reports to the Director of Public Safety.

Equipment Used:
Telephones, emergency radios, computer, printer, copier/fax machine, golf carts, patrol car.

Critical Skills / Expertise:
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Knowledge of Catawba College security, safety and emergency procedures as well as other College policies and procedures that requires enforcement by the Public Safety officer.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to faculty, staff and students.

Non-Essential Functions:
General administrative office and clerical duties as needed (i.e. photocopies, filing, etc.)

Perform other duties deemed necessary to ensure the safety and security of Catawba College campus.

To Apply:
Please submit a letter of application and resume to Catawba College Human Resources by e-mailing

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.


Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.