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There are 7 positions currently open at Catawba:

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(Updated 7/14/16)

 
Alumni and Parent Relations Director

The Director of Alumni and Parent Relations is an integral position in the Catawba College Development Office where the goal is to educate and cultivate relationships with Catawba alumni, parents, volunteers, community friends, and other constituents with an eye toward building loyal commitment to the college.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Organize, plan and administer comprehensive alumni programs and events as they fit into the annual goals of the Development Office and Catawba College.
  • Coordinate and direct the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
  • Identify and recruit volunteers which may include Class Agents, affinity group leaders, parent leaders, campaign volunteers, and/or students.
  • Implement special event activity in areas with high concentrations of alumni.
  • Develop and plan special events to bring outside groups to campus. These may include the following types of activities:
    • Affiliation reunions
    • Receptions prior to theatre events, ballgames, musical performances, lectures, etc.
    • Civic organizations engagement
  • Initiate cultivation and fact-finding visits to alumni/friends/parents.
  • Maintain alumni communication through submissions to CAMPUS, the alumni magazine, and other constituent correspondence, including e-newsletters, social media, etc.
  • Create alumni responsibility awareness among alumni as well as current students.
  • Implement use of student volunteers at alumni events. These may include the following:
    • Alumni Office internship as needed
    • Tour guides with events
    • Various students with Homecoming and other campus events
  • Coordinate, create and present variety of Life Skill topics to current students using the Alumni Board as a resource.
  • Work with the Office of Career Services to coordinate Career Exploration Day by bringing Catawba alumni to speak with current students by major.
  • Establish programming, cultivation events, and solicitation opportunities geared specifically toward recent graduates of both the traditional day program and the School of Evening and Graduate Studies.
  • Establish programming, cultivation events, and solicitation opportunities geared specifically toward parents of current students. This may also involve the use of particularly involved parents of former students, as well.
  • Use official social media accounts to remain in front of our constituents, sharing important information and creating calls to action.
  • Work with the Public Relations department to create materials for official events.
  • Manages the Alumni Relations budget.
  • Assume all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and five years of alumni relations or related experience in a higher education setting is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with event management
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, presentation and analytical skills
  • Organization & time management, problem-solving, follow through, attention to detail, customer service, creativity & flexibility are all critical skills for this role
  • Demonstrated ability to follow-through with projects and meet given deadlines
  • Ability to quickly establish and maintain strong rapport with all constituents
  • Project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Preference given to candidates with Banner software experience
  • Some travel is required with occasional overnight stays
  • Event hosting requires physical mobility and stamina

 

To Apply
Candidates should submit a resume, a list of at least 4 professional references and their contact information, and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing their interest in the position to Brien Lewis, President of Catawba College, via e-mail at wblewis@catawba.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be submitted no later than August 5, 2016. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.


 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science

Exercise Science: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise Science, Fall 2016.

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 positon 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 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: www.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 applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination.


To Apply Consideration will be given to completed applications until the position is filled. 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 exercisescience@catawba.edu.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 

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


Summary
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
hr@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 

Director of Athletic Development


The Director of Athletic Development reports to the Vice President of Development and maintains a strong working relationship with the Development Office staff. In addition, this role maintains a strong working relationship with the Director of Athletics and the athletic coaching staff. [If a suitable candidate is selected there is the potential for a cross-appointment as Associate Athletic Director for Development although the reporting relationship remains directly to the Vice President for Development]. The Director of Athletic Development is responsible for managing a portfolio of major donors/prospects with an interest in athletics, coordinating fund raising for athletic capital projects and supervising all activities related to the Catawba Chiefs Club.

The position is full-time equivalent with evening and weekend requirements. Travel is a key component of the job responsibilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing key relationships with prospects and donors rated with a giving capacity of $25,000 or more by identifying prospects, creating and implementing cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
  • Work with the Vice President of Development in coordinating athletic major gift fundraising efforts and manage a portfolio of 125-150 prospects and donors.
  • Work with the President of the Chiefs Club and the Chiefs Club Board to establish a strategic plan for annual Club membership with goals and objectives for the Chiefs Club.
  • Manage 300+ donors to the athletic annual fund (Chiefs Club) in addition to creating the marketing & promotions plan/strategy to increase membership and dollars raised.
  • Responsible for all marketing & advertising/promotions (i.e., membership cards, decals, polo shirts, parking signs designed/ordered, newsletters, email blast) for Chiefs Club.
  • Coordinate the Chiefs Club benefits.
  • Oversee, recruit and assign responsibilities for the Chiefs Club Board of Directors (30 members), the Catawba Sports Hall of Fame Committee (11 members) and the Executive Committee of the Chiefs Club (8 members).
  • Reserved & Premium Seating for Football & Basketball
    • Responsible for ordering, marketing, assigning and distributing football reserved season tickets and Chiefs Club membership passes.
    • Manage Pre-Game Hospitality and the President’s Box at home football games.
    • Manage the Chiefs Club Room during basketball season.
    • Provide proper follow up to season ticket holders.
  • Work with the Development staff in coordinating special fundraising events, preferably scheduled around home football & basketball games and other athletic events.
    • Major events include, but are not limited to:
  • Baseball First Pitch Dinner (January)
  • Silent Auction and Dinner (April)
  • Catawba Football Golf Classic (May)
  • Golf Marathon (September)
  • Men’s Basketball Breakfast - New (October)
  • Catawba Sports Hall of Fame (November)
  • Team or sport reunions
  • Work with the Director of Annual Giving and the 14 Athletic Head Coaches on annual athletic alumni/friend solicitation letters/phone-a-thons.
  • Develop supporting communications and marketing materials for athletic fundraising to include but not be limited to the annual Chiefs Club brochure and the annual Athletic Corporate Sponsorship brochure.
    • Solicit, Cultivate and Contract with major and semi-major corporate sponsors for new and renewed partnerships (i.e., Cheerwine, Capital Bank, Dick’s Sporting Goods, F&M Bank, Novant, Wells Fargo, etc.).
  • Develop and manage the athletic fundraising budget.
  • Coordinate athletic gift acknowledgements, receipting and recognition of donors in coordination with the Development staff.
  • Attend athletic events and other college events as necessary and represents the Director of Athletics and/or the Vice President of Development as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Development directly and in collaboration with the Director of Athletics.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree is required.
  • Three to five years successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising, preferably in college athletics.
  • Excellence in planning and strategy development.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility; must be willing to travel.
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively the unique mission and role of the College.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the College.
  • Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the College’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, staff, trustees, volunteers, and the advancement office team.
  • Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments.

To Apply
Candidates should submit a resume, a list of at least 4 professional references and their contact information, and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing their interest in the position to Brien Lewis, President of Catawba College, via e-mail at wblewis@catawba.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be submitted no later than August 5, 2016. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

 


 

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
hr@catawba.edu

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 hr@catawba.edu.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer.




Vice President for Development

The Vice President for Development is responsible to the President of the College for the fiscal and human resources of the Division of Development and for the general programs, policies, procedures, and initiatives related to institutional advancement. The Vice President serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet and reports directly to the President.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To oversee and provide managerial direction and coordination of the functions of the offices of the Division of Development (including Annual Giving, Planned Giving, Alumni Relations, Athletic Development, and Foundation Relations) and organizing events related to these programs;
  • To provide leadership to the directors of the offices within the Division for the purpose of increasing the level of private funding to Catawba College;
  • To develop key relationships with prospects and donors rated with a giving capacity of $25,000 or more by identifying prospects, creating and implementing cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
  • To ensure that the College is supported by a wider population, and direct the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts toward that end;
  • To provide leadership for staff and volunteers in order to meet goals of the annual campaigns and major campaigns;
  • To determine the needs of Academic Departments and other units of the College for external sources of funds, and coordinate that effort in fundraising campaigns;
  • To supervise and evaluate all personnel within the Division;
  • To ensure that goals and objectives of the Division are appropriately formulated and met, and that the budget is developed and monitored in support of those goals and objectives;
  • To ensure a high level of sensitivity and professionalism on ethical issues regarding donor relations;
  • To work with the Board of Trustees, the Alumni Board of Directors, and the Board of Visitors to secure and support their assistance in the above endeavors.

Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree is required; a graduate or professional degree is preferred;
  • Five or more successful years in educational or fundraising administration or equivalent experience;
  • A background in supervision or other managerial positions, program planning, budget planning and monitoring;
  • Superb verbal and interpersonal skills;
  • Creative and effective leadership skills;
  • Excellence in planning and strategy development;
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
  • Flexibility;
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively the unique mission and role of the College;
  • Compatibility with the College’s senior management team including the President, Cabinet members, and the Board of Trustees as well as staff in the Division of Development.
  • The position entails evening and weekend requirements. Travel is a key component of the job responsibilities.

To Apply
Candidates should submit a resume, a list of at least 4 professional references and their contact information, and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing their interest in the position to Brien Lewis, President of Catawba College, via e-mail at wblewis@catawba.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be submitted no later than August 5, 2016. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

 


Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.