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Chair, Nursing Program
Catawba College invites applications for the chair of its inaugural nursing program. The chair will provide innovative and dynamic leadership to develop a nursing initiative, beginning with the RN-to-BSN program, that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation. Future opportunities to expand offerings in this area are expected.
Catawba College provides an education that focuses 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 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.” Further information on the college can be found at: www.catawba.edu.
In creating and overseeing the development of the nursing initiative, Catawba seeks a leader who can utilize the principles of a recent American Association of Colleges of Nursing report on the essentials of baccalaureate education for professional nursing practice, which advocates a base of “liberal education” to provide the distinguishing cornerstone for the study and practice of professional nursing.
Located in Salisbury, N.C., and only forty minutes from Charlotte and Winston-Salem/Greensboro, Catawba College is seeking to partner with private hospitals and the Department of Veterans Affairs’ W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center in creating a nursing program.
- Master’s degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferred.
- Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching and nursing education administration.
- Knowledge of the North Carolina Board of Nursing rules, regulations, and educational standards.
- Knowledge of the accreditation standards of the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
- Develop, implement, and evaluate the curriculum for the nursing program.
- Prepare course schedules, and arrange for clinical experiences for students
- Manage budget and personnel
- Develop clinical partnerships with local and regional health care providers.
- Assist in community outreach and fundraising
- Assist in recruitment of students into the program
- Provide excellence in teaching and advisement of students
- Hire, supervise, and evaluate faculty in nursing
- Ensure that the program meets accreditation standards and prepare reports required by accrediting agency.
- Develop a strategic plan (consistent with the College’s Strategic Plan) for growth and advancement of the Nursing program and addition of new degree programs.
Applications will only be accepted electronically and should include the following as a single PDF file: (1) cover letter that describes qualifications to serve as the founding chair of the Nursing Program, (2) CV/resume, (3) statement of philosophy of nursing education, and (4) contact information for three professional references. Electronic applications and inquiries should be sent to Dr. Constance Rogers-Lowery email@example.com. Review of application will begin immediately and the priority deadline is October 1, 2014. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The College strongly encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups.
Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Dean, Ketner School of Business
Catawba College seeks a dynamic and energetic leader to serve as the Dean of the Ralph Ketner School of Business and, for highly qualified individuals, to serve as the Elias A. and Rose B. Saleeby Endowed Professor.
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." In carrying out this mission, Catawba focuses 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.
As its mission, Catawba's Ketner School of Business prepares traditional and nontraditional students for successful personal, business, and professional careers by blending a strong foundation in the liberal arts with the highest quality business education and to build upon the College's values by providing an environment where students can develop into business and professional leaders of the highest moral character.
The Ketner School has ten full-time faculty, four part-time and adjunct faculty, and over 130 students who have declared majors housed in the School.
The Dean will be charged with leading the faculty and staff of The Ketner School in a manner that provides students with a quality education, faculty and staff with appropriate and satisfying career experiences, all the while maintaining the desired academic integrity.
- Significant experience in business education.
- Demonstrated successful leadership and strong management abilities, including a track record of collaboration and consensus building.
- A record of success in developing relationships, both internal and external, in an academic or professional setting.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to articulate a clear and strategic vision to multiple constituencies.
- Strong commitment to the value of teaching; an earned doctorate or record of significant success in business.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, which includes a competitive base salary, benefits, and relocation assistance.
The college is located in Salisbury, NC, in the heart of the North Carolina piedmont and 45 minutes from either Charlotte or Winston-Salem via I-85.
For more information, please contact:
Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr., President
Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc.
Executive Search Consultants
326 West Tenth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: (704) 377-0362 (office)
Reference/Instruction Librarian, Corriher-Linn-Black Library
The Corriher-Linn-Black Library of Catawba College seeks a highly-motivated Reference and Instruction Librarian with strong interpersonal and teaching skills and a demonstrated commitment to superior customer service.
The successful candidate will:
- Provide and manage reference services
- Oversee and coordinate the library’s campus information literacy program
- Contribute to web-based subject research guides
- Develop collaborative ongoing relationships with faculty, students and staff to support teaching, learning and research
- Serve on faculty committees
- Perform other duties as assigned by the director
The position is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track faculty appointment reporting to the Director of the Library. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
- ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science
- Exceptional teaching skills with a focus on information literacy
- Knowledge of integrated library systems
- Familiarity with electronic information resources
- Excellent oral, written and personal communication skills
- Post-MLS experience in an academic library
- Experience with OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services
- Experience with Subjects Plus and HTML
- Demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional customer service to students, faculty, and staff
Located in Salisbury, North Carolina, Catawba College is committed to providing students an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competency of liberal studies with career preparation.
Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, excellent insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.
Send a letter of application, resume or vitae, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Steve McKinzie, Corriher-Linn-Black Library
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
Or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(subject line: Reference and Instruction Librarian)
Review of candidates will begin on October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Catawba College is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Description: Catawba College's Department of Chemistry invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure-track position to begin in August, 2014. It is preferred that applicants for this position hold a Ph.D. in the chemical sciences; ABD will be considered.
The primary responsibility of the position will be to teach lecture and laboratory courses in analytical chemistry, instrumental analysis, and general chemistry. Additionally, preference will be given to those candidates able to teach forensic science. The College maintains research and educational laboratories equipped with IR, NMR, GCMS, HPLC, ICP, UV-Vis, Fluorescence, and SEM instruments. The on-campus 189-acre Catawba Ecological Preserve contains a diverse wetland and terrestrial habitats.
Catawba’s mission is to “provide an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation.” In fulfilling its mission, Catawba focuses its educational philosophy on 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 from the freshman to senior years. The college emphasizes an interactive, engaging, and in-depth approach to teaching (4-4 course load); candidates will have a demonstrated record of classroom excellence, with a commitment to scholarship, advising and service. Catawba College is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, a city of 33,000 and is 45 minutes from Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC.
Applications will only be accepted electronically and should include the following as a single PDF file: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy & experience, (4) research proposal, (5) unofficial copies of transcripts, and (6) contact information for three references. Electronic applications and inquiries should be sent to Dr. Carol Ann Miderski, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and the priority deadline is July 7, 2014. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The College strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.