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There are 12 positions currently open at Catawba:

Stay tuned and check back often for other opportunities!

 

(Updated 3/26/15)


Accounting Faculty, Ketner School of Business

Pending budgetary approval, the Ralph W. Ketner School of Business at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the instructor level to teach undergraduate classes in accounting.  

All full-time faculty are required to teach 12 credit hours per semester (Fall/Spring) and engage in college/departmental activities and service. The ability and interest to teach courses in additional fields will be favorably reviewed.  Evening courses may be a part of the teaching assignment in any given semester.

Qualifications:
A master’s degree (MACC or MBA) with CPA, CMA, CFE and/or CISA certification is required, a Ph.D. or DBA is preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses effectively. Related professional experience is valued.

Catawba College has a growing and successful accounting program.  A new BA in Accounting has recently been added to the curriculum and our students attend top MACC programs upon graduation or enter accounting as a career.  The Ketner School of Business maintains the Catawba College Center for Business and Accounting, providing continuing education and courses for accountants and other professionals. 

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 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

Applications should include a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation.  We will begin formally reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  Please send applications to:

Accounting Search Committee c/o Angelia Bates
asbates@catawba.edu
SUBJECT:  Accounting Position

Ralph W. Ketner School of Business
Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
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.

 


 

Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director of Admission

Description: 
Twelve-month (exempt-salaried) position with benefits

Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. degree
  • Prefer one or more years Admission experience (title will be reflective of experience)
  • Position requires initiative, ability to make decisions in a fast-paced setting, ability to work in a team environment and flexibility. 
  • Travel Required
  • Knowledge of marketing, publication  development and communication strategies helpful. 
  • Must be able to work independently and prioritize work volume.      
  • Superior customer service skills required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Adobe and knowledge of database systems (Banner preferred)
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s  license required. 
  • Evening and weekend hours required

Essential Job Functions:

  • Evaluate and execute admission decisions     
  • Meet enrollment goals specific travel territory
  • Perform market research of assigned territory
  • Ability to develop and monitor reports focused on enhancing recruitment strategies
  • Coordinate travel schedule for given territory (attend college fairs and schedule private visits at high schools in territory assigned)
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Coordinate and assist with on and/or off-campus recruiting events
  • Work with Alumni in recruitment of geographic territory
  • Coordinate telephone recruitment for specific territory, as well as other electronic recruitment initiatives
  • Conduct student interviews on and off campus. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application Process: 
Please submit a letter of application and resume before May 1, 2015 to:

Laura Gilland, Associate Director of Admission

Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, N.C.  28144
Phone: (704) 645-4585  
Fax: (704) 637-4289
E-mail: lgwimpey@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.

 



Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Exercise Science: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Fall 2015. Catawba College and the Department of Sport and Health Sciences is seeking a dynamic person to coordinate and provide instruction for a rapidly growing exercise science program.  The position will also require advising exercise science 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 exercise science 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 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.  

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Send to exercisescience@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.



Assistant/Associate Professor of Health & Physical Education

Health and Physical Education: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education, Fall 2015. Catawba College and the Department of Sport and Health Sciences is seeking a dynamic person to coordinate and provide instruction for a Health and Physical Education program.  The position will also require advising 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 successful public school teaching experience is required, as is the ability to obtain a valid NC teaching license. 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 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.  

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Send to physicaleducation@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.
 



Assistant Professor, Analytical Chemistry

Catawba College's Department of Chemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August, 2015. It is preferred that applicants for this position hold a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry; ABD will be considered.

The primary responsibility of this position will be to teach lecture and laboratory courses in Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, General Chemistry, and general education level Forensic Science.  Candidates able to teach Inorganic Chemistry in addition to the Analytical sequence are especially encouraged to apply.  The College maintains research and educational laboratories equipped with IR, NMR, GC/MS, HPLC, ICP, UV-Vis, Fluorescence, STM/AFM, and SEM instruments.  Preference will be given to those candidates interested in teaching in interdisciplinary programs such as the First Year Seminar and Honors Programs.

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. 

How to Apply:
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, chemdept@catawba.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the priority deadline is November 15, 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.  


 
Assistant Professor/Communication Faculty, Ketner School of Business

The Ralph W. Ketner School of Business at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment (9 month) to teach undergraduate classes in Sports Communication and Mass Communication. All full-time faculty are required to teach 12 credit hours per semester (Fall/Spring) and engage in college/departmental activities and service.   

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.” 

The college emphasizes an interactive, engaging, and in-depth approach to teaching and seeks faculty who aspire to be excellent teachers; candidates will have a demonstrated record of classroom excellence, with a commitment to scholarship, advising, and service.

Catawba College is located in Salisbury, N.C., a city of 33,000 and is 45 minutes from Charlotte and Greensboro, N.C. Further information on the college can be found at: www.catawba.edu

Minimum Qualifications:
A MA or MS in Communication is the minimum qualification; the PhD in Communication is preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses effectively. Professional experience in sportscasting is required along with an understanding of the importance of multimedia concepts.  Teaching responsibilities may include Introduction to Sportscasting, Introduction to Mass Media, Electronic Media Programming, Media Law, and the History of Sports.

Applications should include a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference.  We will begin formally reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  Please send completed applications to:

Communication Search Committee c/o Angelia Bates
asbates@catawba.edu
SUBJECT:  Communication Position

Ralph W. Ketner School of Business
Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC  28144

Catawba College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.


 

 

Associate/Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Description:
Perform a variety of duties in the evaluation and analysis of student needs and eligibility for financial aid; coordinate assigned financial aid programs; continue the overall operation of the Financial Aid Office in the absence of the Financial Aid Director.


Work Performed:
Analyze financial information submitted by applicants utilizing established federal and college standards and guidelines to determine financial needs; assist the Director in the preparation of current and new student packaging as needed; process early estimates for financial aid as needed and according to established procedures.

Assist Director in the review of files selected for the verification process and revising financial aid packages accordingly.

Assist in annual setup of financial aid system (Banner) as well as running of daily processing in Banner and EdConnect to include Federal Loan files, Pell Grant files, and ISIR Loads.

Coordinate and administer assigned federal, state and institutional programs; develop and implement new initiatives within assigned program areas as appropriate. Processing, disbursement, reporting and reconciliation of assigned programs.  Programs typically assigned to this position are as follows:

  • Federal, Institutional and Private Loan programs
  • Veterans Administration Certifying Official
  • Summer School Program
  • Assist with the Federal Pell Grant program
  • Assist with the NC Need Based Program
  • Assist with Federal, State and Institutional Withdrawal Calculations

Review of regulatory updates in conjuction with the Director to assure compliance with regulatory changes and to remain current on changing financial aid policies, procedures and new technologies.

Assist in the update, editing and design of the financial aid webpages, forms and other material distributed by the Financial Aid Office.

Counsel students and families and participate in presentation activities both on and off campus.

Other duties as assigned.


Skills:
Requires good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to conduct interviews; correspondence, advanced computer skills Word, Excel; knowledge of data analysis and computer based data entry applications; ability to acquire new computer skills as required by the job; ability to multi-task; public speaking.

 

Education/Training:
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred.  3-5 years of experience in the administration of student financial aid programs at a college, university or private school preferred. Ellucian/Banner experience preferred.


Application Process
Please submit a letter of application and resume to:

Larry Farmer, Human Resources Officer
Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, N.C.  28144

Phone (704) 637-4227    
FAX (704) 637-4289   
lfarmer@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.

 



Associate or Full Professor, Artist/Scholar, Generalist, Theatre Arts Department


The Department of Theatre Arts at Catawba College seeks a mid-career, theatre generalist to fill a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment beginning August 2015.  We desire an artist/scholar who specializes in the teaching of performance with a proven track record in directing all genres (including musicals). Additionally, we hope to engage a colleague who is highly collaborative, interested in curricular innovation, and who possesses proven leadership skills.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have an earned terminal degree in the discipline, 10+ years of experience in higher education, and expertise in one or more of these additional specialty areas: Voice and Speech (Linklater, Lessac, or other), Theatre History/Theory/ Criticism, Music Directing, New Play Development, Theatre Arts Education, Opportunities to participate in the College’s honors and first-year seminar programs are also available.  

About Our Program:
Catawba College’s nationally recognized Theatre Arts program offers BA, BFA, and BS degrees in the discipline. We cultivate practitioners well versed in their craft, but also well-rounded artists who are ethical, curious, flexible thinkers, collaborators, and creators. We believe that the best artistic work comes from accepting challenges, seeking self-improvement, and striving for collaboration over competition. For a more in-depth profile, please visit www.catawba.edu/theatre.

About Catawba:
Catawba College is a private, coeducational, residential, primarily undergraduate institution located in the Piedmont of North Carolina. We provide an education focused on an institutional philosophy of a liberal education, including 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.”  Learn more at www.catawba.edu

To Apply:
Please e-mail a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals, a list of references with contact information, and three current letters of recommendation to: lfslate@catawba.eduReview of applications will begin immediately. First consideration will be given to candidates whose complete applications are received by December 1, 2014.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.


C2C Career Awareness Advisor

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 10-month position

Description: Catawba College invites applications for the position of Career Awareness Advisor. This position is part of the college’s new initiative based on the current Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). This initiative is the Catawba to Career (C2C) program, which is designed to provide expanded career awareness opportunities for students.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education, or a related field earned by date of appointment
  • At least one year of experience providing career services to college students
  • Proven ability to develop and lead career planning events or programming
  • Ability to collaborate with co-director, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to interact effectively with college students
  • Ability to coordinate activities across departments
  • Familiarity with student management software such as Banner Relationship Management

 Responsibilities:

  • Organize and coordinate career awareness activities
  • Assist students with résumé counseling
  • Counsel students after use of computer-assisted counseling software
  • Work with students to complete assessments associated with student learning outcomes
  • Administer surveys and conduct focus groups as part of program assessment
  • Compile assessment reports for accreditation purposes
  • Modify the C2C program based on assessment data and feedback
  • Lead and/or facilitate professional development workshops
  • Define, collect, and analyze data through a tool such as Microsoft Office
  • Write formal evaluation reports

 A letter of interest along with resume and at least three references should be sent to:

Larry Farmer, HR Officer
Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, N.C.  28144

Or by e-mail to: 
lfarmer@catawba.edu

Or by fax to:
(704) 637-4289

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.



Marketing Faculty

Pending budgetary approval, the Ralph W. Ketner School of Business at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC invites applications for a full-time, instructor position to teach undergraduate classes in marketing which could include Principles of Marketing, Sales Management, Marketing Research, Strategic Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Advertising, or Business Data Analytics.  

All full-time faculty are required to teach 12 credit hours per semester (Fall/Spring) and engage in college/departmental activities and service. The ability and interest to teach courses in additional fields will be favorably reviewed.  Evening courses may be a part of the teaching assignment in any given semester.

Qualifications:
MBA or other related business degree with 18 graduate hours in Marketing is the minimum requirement; Ph.D. or DBA is preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate courses effectively.  Related professional experience is valued.

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 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

Applications should include a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference.  We will begin formally reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.  Please send completed applications to:

Marketing Search Committee c/o Angelia Bates
asbates@catawba.edu
SUBJECT:  Marketing Position

Ralph W. Ketner School of Business
Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
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. 

 



  Senior Programmer/Analyst, Development Office

Catawba College seeks a highly-motivated and experienced programmer/analyst with strong interpersonal and technical skills to assist this business area in successful use of a wide-range of enterprise technologies employed to achieve desired business results.

The successful candidate will: 

  • Extend and configure vendor solutions to meet business needs, including: develop/modify data entry forms, data tables/views, reports, data processing scripts, and batch jobs; extract data from and import data into systems; create/manage communications from systems; build interfaces between systems
  • Provide software support to all Development Office personnel using the enterprise system and related software; this includes answering questions, resolving software issues/problems, writing documentation, and doing training
  • Provide expert knowledge of the data structures and functionality of systems
  • Oversee the department’s data  integrity efforts; write scripts to identify/correct data  integrity issues; document data integrity standards and procedures
  • Communicate regularly, both verbally and in writing, with users and management, regarding the status of technology issues, work requests and projects
  • Develop and maintain technical and end-user systems documentation
    • Analyze new and changing business needs and identify technology solutions to address these needs
    • Understand and follow proper change management procedures in all development work

This position is a full-time, year-round appointment, jointly reporting to the Vice-President of Development and the Chief Information Officer. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.


D
esired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of programming experience in an enterprise environment, preferably in Higher Education
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Outstanding customer service skills and work ethic
    • Problem solving skills, and the ability to think creatively to identify solutions to business challenges
    • Current knowledge of enterprise systems and related software packages in Higher Education
    • Experience with relational database management systems and reporting tools, especially Oracle and MySQL
  • Experience with:
    • Banner Advancement and Advancement Self-Service
    • Banner Operational Data Store (ODS)
    • Cognos Query and Report Studio
    • Cognos Framework Manager
  • Relevant programming experience, including proficiency with SQL, PL/SQL, and several scripting languages (especially Linux shell scripts, PHP, JavaScript, VBScript, Ruby, Groovy)
  • Knowledge of the Linux and Windows operating systems and the Microsoft Office applications, especially more advanced features of Excel (such as macros and pivot tables) and Word (such as mail merge)
  • Working familiarity with web-page design languages and tools (e.g. HTML5, CSS3, responsive design)

Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement options, and educational privileges.

The College is located in historic Salisbury, North Carolina, a city of 33,000, about 45 minutes from Charlotte and Greensboro. Catawba College, founded in 1851, is committed to providing students an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competency of liberal studies with career preparation.


More Information:


Application Process:
Send the Catawba employment application, letter of interest, resume, and list of references to: Joanna Jasper, Chief Information Officer at jljasper@catawba.edu

Review of candidates will begin on November 24, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

 Systems and Technology Librarian

Description:
The Corriher-Linn-Black Library at Catawba College seeks an innovative, service-oriented individual to manage the library's systems and provide leadership in library technology planning and implementation. The librarian in this position supports the enhancement of library services provided to students, faculty, and other patrons through the evaluation and implementation of library systems' user interfaces and various technologies.

The Systems and Technology Librarian works in partnership with library personnel, campus IT professionals and vendors to design, develop and maintain applications that support the delivery of library services and ensure reliable access to online information resources and digital collections.

The position is salaried, non-tenured, and reports directly to the Library Director. Some evening and/or weekend work may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the library's ILS (OCLC Worldshare Management Systems) and provide support and training for library staff
  • Coordinate and work with campus IT department in managing library computers and printers
  • Coordinate and support library staff in authoring web content
  • Provide technology training as necessary to staff, students and faculty as needed
  • Actively explore new technologies and make recommendations for their integration
  • Provide leadership and responsibilities in the identification, assessment, and implementation of emerging technologies that further the library's mission and increase and enhance access to library resources and services
  • Participate on internal and campus committees as required
  • Act as liaison to academic departments
  • Teach classes as part of the library’s information literacy program, and serve on the reference desk as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Studies from an ALA-accredited program
  • Proficiency in web authoring, information presentation, organization and design, with demonstrated experience with HTML & CSS or demonstrated ability to learn such technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and/or implementing database-driven Web applications or demonstrated ability to learn such technologies
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, written and online communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to work with diverse faculty, staff and students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of demonstrated experience developing websites and website applications in an academic library setting
  • Familiarity with open source applications
  • Experience successfully managing a variety of library-related computer systems and applications such as WordPress, SubjectsPlus, etc.
  • Familiarity with research design and implementation of library technology initiatives such as online learning resources, Web 2.0 applications, wikis, blogs and other innovative technology projects
  • Evidence of interest and ability in applying innovative technologies to enhance library services
  • Strong understanding of accessibility and usability issues
  • Familiarity with graphic design principles

Send a cover letter explaining your suitability for this position, three references, and curriculum vitae or resume to Steve McKinzie, Library Director, Catawba College at smckinzi@catawba.edu.  (Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications to begin in mid-February 2015.)

Catawba College is strongly dedicated to the pursuit of inclusive excellence and diversity. We encourage applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans.

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.