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There are 9 positions currently open at Catawba:

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(Updated 12/18/14)


Assistant Director of Admissions Operations (exempt full-time salaried position)

Catawba College Office of Admissions seeks to hire an Assistant Director of Admissions:

Position Objectives: Serve as primary supervisor for the Operations unit of the Catawba Office of Admissions, as well as perform a variety of duties in accordance with established operations procedures in support of the Admissions and Financial Aid functions of the College.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide direct supervision for 2-3 Operations staff members
  • Download applications and transcripts from all application and e-document sites used by Catawba College
  • Serve as primary contact for CFNC updates and annual “application week” program
  • Enter/Process applications into Recruiter CRM and manage all aspects of application maintenance.
  • Maintain files for application relevant material (SAT/ACT scores, transcripts, letters or recommendation, campus visit sheets, etc.)
  • Calculate academic scholarship awards and enter into Recruiter (Admissions CRM).
  • Check PayPal for deposits and process any deposits from the site and through daily mail
  • Push Accepted Applicants into Banner ERP
  • Assist and support in Admissions Committee file processing
  • Assist and support in data checks for Banner
  • Assist and support in checking Validation and Duplication reports
  • Support and be knowledgeable in all areas of Operations
  • Attend bi-monthly IT/Admissions meetings, serving as primary Operations point-person
  • Conduct weekly Operations staff meetings in consultation with VP of Enrollment and/or the Director of Admissions
  • Work directly with Registrar’s Office to transition files upon student enrollment
  • Perform other work related to responsibilities assigned by the VP of Enrollment and/or the Director of Admissions

Position Standards: Knowledge of Admissions processes, procedures and systems

Equipment used: Computer, telephones, printers, copier, and related equipment

Critical Skill/Expertise: Strong leadership skills. Excellent organizational, problem-solving and communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and student assistants.  Ability to function based on general direction and without direct supervision.

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum 3 years of College Admissions experience preferred.

To Apply:
Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and list of references with contact information to: Melissa Barnette, Human Resources Assistant at mbarnett@catawba.eduReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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.
 



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.



Dean, Ketner School of Business


Description:

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.

Requirements:

  • 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:
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.

More Information:

For more information, please contact:

Kenneth D. Carrick, Jr., President
Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc.
Executive Search Consultants
326 West Tenth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
E-mail: CCDean@colemanlew.com
Phone: (704) 377-0362 (office)

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



  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.

 


 

 Student Accounts Receivable, Business Office

12-month, full-time position with College benefits.

Responsibilities include: Provide great customer service to our students and families. Prepare tuition and board bills, maintain accuracy on student accounts, collection of balances, process student refunds according to federal and state regulations, monitor accounts receivable aging, and make collection phone calls. Cashier duties include daily depositing and reconciling of cash, checks, credit cards, and online payments submitted to the business office.

Preferred skills include:
College degree and/or 3+ years of Accounts Receivable Experience with good customer service skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, Banner software, and Cognos report writer.  Proven track record of high performance in a fast-paced environment, attention to detail with the ability to organize, prioritize, and multitask effectively, and excellent time management skills.

To Apply:
Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume, and list of references with contact information to: Melissa Barnette, Human Resources Assistant at mbarnett@catawba.edu

Applications accepted now through January 16th.

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.