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There are 5 positions currently open at Catawba:

Stay tuned and check back often for other opportunities!

 

(Updated 11/29/17)
 
 

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Development

The Administrative Assistant to the Office of Development serves as the first point of contact in the Office of Development for alumni, donors, friends, and the campus community. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing gift receipting, memorial and honorarium notes, the budget processing, and staff calendars. The Administrative Assistant will work closely with and support the Vice President of Development as well as support major events/projects within the department.. The position is non-exempt, full-time salaried position with some evening and weekend requirements.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Development. 
  2. Schedule appointments, meetings, confirmations and prepare appropriate files, information and call reports for the Vice President of Development. 
  3. Screen/Manage all incoming calls and serve as office receptionist. 
  4. Assist/support other staff members with major projects and events. 
  5. Assist in updating database. 
  6. Distribute daily mail to office personnel and make sure out-going mail is to the campus post office on time. 
  7. Process all gift and memorial/honorarium acknowledgements in a timely manner.                       
  8. Assist in organizing/generating personalized solicitations and mailings. 
  9. Keep inventory of supplies and order when necessary. 
  10. Process all budget materials. 
  11. Process department monthly credit card statement.           
  12. Serve as backup to the Coordinator of Advancement Services for gift entry. 
  13. Serve as key support person throughout special events for alumni/donor recognition. 
  14. Develop and maintain updates to the Office and Development/Public Relations master calendars.           
  15. Responsible for management of hardcopy files. 
  16. Assume all other responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Applicants should be proficient in Word, Excel, and have working knowledge of databases.  Banner is currently used as the constituent database and gift entry. Applicants should also possess a working knowledge of fundraising. Knowledge of Cognos is a plus. Attention to accuracy, detail, and willingness to do research are key requirements for the position. Candidates should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and be able to conduct themselves in a professional manner in person, on the phone, and through traditional or email correspondence.  The successful candidate will be one who has great time-management skills, an eye for detail, a willingness to pitch in where needed, and the ability to prioritize the daily workload.


To Apply
Applications/resumes should be sent to: Mrs. Mindy Miller, Director of Annual Giving, Catawba College, 2300 West Innes Street, Salisbury, N.C.  28144 or by fax to: (704) 637-4444 or by e-mail to: mmmiller17@catawba.edu

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 federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 


 
 
 

Dean of Students 

Catawba College welcomes applications for its Dean of Students. The position is a twelve-month full-time position reporting to the Provost. The Dean of Students serves on the President’s Cabinet and oversees the day-to-day operations of Student Affairs 

Catawba College is a four-year, private institution with an enrollment of 1,300 students whose mission is to “provide an education rich in personal attention that blends the skills and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation” by uniting the campus constituencies as “active co-participants in scholarship and service,” with the goal of preparing graduates to “reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens with a zeal to enrich human life.” In carrying out its mission, Catawba 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 ensures a focus on student success, with an emphasis on the four core values of scholarship, character, culture, and service.

Catawba College has regularly appeared in numerous national publications including being ranked #4 in its category in U.S. News and World Report, in the top 100 in Forbes’ Grateful Grads Index, and many others noting its academic excellence and value. Further information on the College can be found at: www.catawba.edu

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean of Students oversees the day-to-day operations of Student Affairs, with the following areas:

  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Student Programming, including Intramurals and the Wellness Center
  • Residential Housing
  • Student Conduct
  • Counseling & Wellness Programs, including Alcohol Programming
  • Proctor Student Health Center
  • Summer Retreats
  • Mail Room

 The position is a twelve-month full-time position. While reporting to the Provost, the Dean of Students serves on the President’s Cabinet.

The Dean of Students will work with the Provost and two associate provosts (one for faculty development, another for student academic success) in developing and leading initiatives for curricular and co-curricular experiences through high-impact practices. The Dean of Students serves as a mentor and advocate for students as individuals and for the student body as a whole; he/she works closely with Student Government Association.  The Dean of Students serves as a liaison, spokesperson, and advocate for matters related to student affairs within and outside the college, including but not limited to:

  • Participation in Board of Trustees’ meetings and serving as college liaison with the Campus Life Committee;
  • Providing Dean Certifications for outside agencies;
  • Facilities and Public Safety; and
  • Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Accreditation

The Dean of Students oversees the establishment and compliance of budgets within the various operations of Student Affairs. Upon declaration of a crisis or inclement weather by the President, the Dean of Students executes the appropriate response policy. The Dean of Students establishes, reviews, and updates policies, procedures, and Social Conduct Code related to Student Affairs, and serves as an “on-call” senior administrator.

In overseeing the operations of Student Affairs, the Dean of Students will be a key official in emphasizing student success to ensure fulfillment of the college’s mission and enhancing student engagement and retention.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A master’s degree, preferably in the field of higher education, human development, guidance and counseling, or psychology; a terminal degree would open up the possibility of a joint faculty appointment with teaching responsibilities;
  • A minimum of five years of progressive responsibilities in student affairs or a related field and five years of supervisory experience, preferably in higher education;
  • Demonstrated experience and related scholarship in innovative programming and services in student affairs and development through high impact practices, including areas such as residence life and student programming;
  • Demonstrated experience with implementation of student conduct and related policies and procedures including, but not limited to, Title IX;
  • Demonstrated success in collaborative working relationships in academic affairs, athletics, development, and enrollment; and
  • Familiarity with the ethos of small college life.

To Apply
Please send one PDF compiled document to Larry Farmer, HR Officer at lfarmer@catawba.edu  with the following information: (1) cover letter expressing interest and reviewing qualifications (2) list of three references, none of whom will be contacted without the candidate’s permission, and (3) CV. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  In order to ensure full consideration, please submit materials no later than Friday, January 5, 2018.

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 federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 
 



Director of Human Resources and Legal Counsel

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:  Direct report to the Executive Vice President and CFO

DESCRIPTION:
We are seeking an experienced individual to serve Catawba College as the Director of Human Resources to head our Human Resources efforts. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in employment law to help the College address immediate needs to establish and strengthen policies and procedures and oversee our Title IX efforts. With the right candidate role could expand to encompass broader legal matters and General Counsel responsibilities.   The successful candidate will manage all operational and legal activities supporting the HR organization.  This person will also ensure that all human resources operations are managed effectively and will be responsible for developing HR strategies and providing sound advice to the Administration and Trustees of the College. The candidate will oversee all compliance efforts to identify risk, initiate appropriate mitigations and ensure that the College meets legal and accreditation standards.

We are looking for an individual who is an experienced professional with deep knowledge of all matters concerning Human Resources management.  This person must be able to directly manage a small team, but also possess strong communication and leadership skills to support and direct the entire College in HR matters.  The individual will need to work with broad constituencies to implement needed improvements on HR governance, College governance, employee performance management and Title IX compliance.


QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required and 8 To 10 years of experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions with a functioning HR Office.  A  HR Generalist background is a plus.  Higher Education Institution experience is also a plus as is experience with Banner HR and Banner Payroll.

Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university with at least 5 years of compliance and legal experience as an in-house legal counsel.  Must be licensed to practice law in North Carolina.  Initially provide a broad legal support for HR related activities for the College with opportunities to expand the role to incorporate all in-house legal counsel support.

Experience with Title IX is also a plus.

Must possess strong and effective planning, organizational and leadership skills along with problem solving skills.  Must be detail oriented, flexible, and able to prioritize multiple projects.  Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to effectively interface with students, faculty, staff and Trustees. 

Lead College efforts with local, regional and national HR organizations such as CUPA-HR and NCICU.

Ability and willingness to achieve excellent results with minimum supervision.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
The key responsibilities of the Human Resources role are:

  1. Establish and oversee all employee related policies and procedures ensuring operational effectiveness and compliance with relevant local, state and federal requirements such as OSHA, ERISA, ADA, Wage and Hour, etc.
  2. Supervises the staff of the Human Resources Office.
  3. Support and lead in hiring, termination and performance management practices for the College.  Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to protect the College’s full legal rights.
  4. Provides coaching, direction and acts as a resource to research and answer any questions pertaining to salary, benefits, personnel, and employment/personnel issues for employees and managers.  Assists with problem identification and resolution.
  5. Selects, recommends, and negotiates with insurance carriers to provide the broadest spectrum of employee benefits and the most reasonable cost to the College.  Selects and coordinates the use of outside consultants, legal counsel, etc. for issues pertaining to human resources.
  6. Establish wage and salary structures, pay policies, performance appraisal programs, employee benefit programs and services.  Oversees the management and analysis of salary, compensation, and merit increase systems according to College policies.  Administers the annual staff performance appraisal process.  Administers wage and salary policies while ensuring competitive rates of pay and competitive benefits.  Participate in annual wage and benefits surveys through CUPA-HR.
  7. Participates in the development and implementation of in-house management training programs that address the college's changing needs (i.e. Interviewing Skills, Sexual Harassment Training, OSHA Training, etc.)
  8. Participates as a member of the management team involved in planning and strategizing projects, policies and systems that impact the college as a whole.
  9. Provides leadership and direction to develop and refine Human Resource Policies and Procedures.  Helps direct the college's strategies for overall team development.
  10. Establish college programs and/or policies that will:
    • Deliver recognition and appreciation;
    • Solve employee problems;
    • Protect employees from harassment and humiliation;
    • Solicit input on employment and business matters;
    • Provide employment and business related information;
    • Ensure consistency where situations are similar;
    • Accommodate special circumstances as appropriate;
    • Ensure due process in terms of performance management; and,
    • Treat all employees with respect and dignity.
  11. Establish HR as a strategic resource for the administration, the department heads and for supervisors for coordinating grievance procedures, resolving employee relations issues, and maintaining consistent applications of code of conduct or corrective discipline procedures.
  12. Supervises employee welfare plans such as retirement, life insurance, disability plans, leave of absence, health care, and other Section 125 benefits.
  13. Engages in Community relations and represents the College to the public. Become a member of, and participate in, CUPA-HR chapter in NC, the Southern Region CUPA-HR and also with the national CUPA-HR organization.
  14. Performs other related duties and assignments as assigned by the Executive Vice President and CFO.
  15. Maintains knowledge higher education trends and employment legislation and ensures the College’s compliance.

 

To Apply
To apply, please send one PDF compiled document to lfarmer@catawba.edu with the following information: (1) cover letter expressing interest and reviewing qualifications (2) list of three references, none of whom will be contacted without the candidate’s permission, and (3) CV. Review of applications will begin immediately.  In order to ensure full consideration, please submit materials no later than Friday, January 5, 2018.

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 federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Instructor/Visiting/Assistant Professor of Accounting, School of Evening and Graduate Studies

Full Time, Non-Tenure Track to begin Fall 2017.

The School of Evening and Graduate Studies (SEGS) at Catawba College and the Ralph W. Ketner School of Business seek a dynamic candidate with teaching experience in accounting, with an interest in teaching in financial and managerial accounting. Additional areas of corporate finance, auditing, controllership, or business law would be helpful. Online teaching experience and adult and non-traditional student experience would be preferred. May have responsibility for graduate courses in the future.

An earned Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting is preferred with CPA or CMA, while rank is open and depends upon the qualifications of the candidate. Academic qualification in accounting is required (a masters in the field with at least 18 graduate hours in accounting).

This position does not require student advising or committee assignments. The teaching load is four courses per semester, and will be in the evening and online program. Courses will be taught at both Salisbury and Charlotte locations.

The College's mission is to provide "students an 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." 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.

SEGS serves a diverse student population who are typically in a career and looking to expand their professional opportunities. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching, a collaborative work ethic, and excellent communication skills, serving as a role model to our students.

Further information on the College can be found at: www.catawba.edu and www.catawba.edu/segs.

 

To Apply
Completed applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references which will be contacted after initial telephone interviews. Unofficial transcripts will be helpful. The search is in process and will continue until the position is filled.

Electronic submission may be sent to jjbowe@catawba.edu with the subject “[your name] SEGS Accounting Search.”

Hard copy materials may be mailed to:

Dr. Jeffrey Bowe
Catawba College
Accounting Search/SEGS
2300 W Innes St KH 209
Salisbury, NC 28144


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.


 

Provost

Catawba College welcomes applications for its next Provost.

Catawba College is a four-year, private institution with an enrollment of 1,300 students whose mission is to “provide an education rich in personal attention that blends the skills and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation” by uniting the campus constituencies as “active co-participants in scholarship and service,” with the goal of preparing graduates to “reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens with a zeal to enrich human life.” In carrying out its mission, Catawba 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 ensures a focus on student success, with an emphasis on the four core values of scholarship, character, culture, and service.

Catawba College has regularly appeared in numerous national publications including being ranked #4 in its category in U.S. News and World Report, in the top 100 in Forbes’ Grateful Grads Index, and many others noting its academic excellence and value. Further information on the College can be found at: www.catawba.edu

The Provost reports directly to the President of the College. The Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the College and may be authorized by the President to act for the President when the President is unavailable.  The Provost is directly responsible for (1) all academic functions of the College and (2) all matters pertaining to the faculty, the curriculum, academic policies with related procedures and actions, and academic budgets.  The Provost also coordinates all academic functions of the institution with the areas of student life, athletics, facilities, and institutional finances.  The Provost serves on the President’s Cabinet. While not specifically required, the Provost will be encouraged and supported in teaching at least one course per academic year. 

In overseeing the operations of Academic Affairs, the Provost will be a key official in emphasizing student success to ensure fulfillment of the college’s mission and enhancing student engagement and retention. As such, the successful candidate should demonstrate experience and understanding of high impact practices, student development theory, and best practices in student engagement and learning. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate or terminal degree; and,
  • Experience and academic qualifications for faculty status. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and academic qualifications for appointment equivalent to associate or full professor;
  • Demonstration of a strong commitment to shared governance.
  • Significant experience with academic administration in a small residential liberal arts or comprehensive college;
  • Experience with and knowledge of areas where Catawba College is strategically seeking enrollment growth, including but not limited to Health Sciences, Business, Environment and Sustainability, and the Performing Arts;
  • Experience with accreditation issues and knowledge of the requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges;
  • Commitment to the value of a liberal arts education as well as the integration of the liberal arts with professional education; and,
  • Demonstrated success in collaborative working relationships in academic affairs, student affairs, athletics, development, and enrollment.

To Apply
Please send one PDF compiled document to Larry Farmer, HR Officer at lfarmer@catawba.edu with the following information: (1) cover letter expressing interest and reviewing qualifications (2) list of three references, none of whom will be contacted without the candidate’s permission, and (3) CV. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  In order to ensure full consideration, please submit materials no later than Friday, January 5, 2018. 

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 federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 

 


 

 Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.