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(Updated 9/19/18)

Business Adjuncts

Ketner School of Business is looking for qualified adjuncts in all fields of business and related departments to include: Accounting, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing. The Ketner School of Business will be hiring faculty to teach in all delivery formats and locations currently offering Catawba College Business degrees, in day time face to face instruction, evening programming in hybrid or online formats, and in Salisbury and Charlotte, NC to begin Fall 2018.

Required qualifications include teaching experience and 18 graduate hours or more in the relevant business discipline. Ph.D., DBA, or candidates with multiple specializations will be given preferential consideration and the possibility of additional appointment.

Catawba College’s Ketner School of Business and its business programs are accredited by ACBSP.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in classroom teaching and a commitment to teaching non-traditional students. The ability to travel to separate campuses is a benefit. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

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 and its business programs can be found at: www.catawba.edu, www.catawba.edu/ksob, and www.catawba.edu/segs.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 graduate hours in the area of teaching specialization
  • Minimum of one year teaching or equivalent
  • Multiple PQ or AQ qualification preferred

To Apply
Applications will be considered on a continuing basis based on need, with a preference for those received prior to March 30, 2018. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2018 or before. Submit materials to KSOBadjunctsearch@catawba.edu.

  • Cover letter describing courses taught or qualified to teach and evidence of that ability
  • Vita or resume including name and contact information of three references
  • Unofficial transcript of highest degree earned. Official transcripts will be required before offer of employment.
  • Statement of Teaching philosophy
  • Teaching Evaluations

Mailing Address:

Adjunct Search/KSOB
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.

 

Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice-President

Department: Business Office
Position Status: Full-time preferred; Part-time possible
Directly Reports to: Executive Vice-President
Supervisory Responsibilities: None              
Classification: Non-Exempt


Summary

This position provides administrative support to the Catawba College (the “College”) Executive Vice-President as needed, acts as an administrator for and oversees College credit cards, manages College sales tax responsibilities, oversees College institutional and Perkins loan debt reduction programs, reviews and approves purchase orders within College guidelines, and acts as College liaison on insurance matters. This position may also provide administrative support to the College Director of Human Resources/Legal Counsel as needed.

Note: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


Essential Functions

Knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position include but are not limited to, the following:

    • Administer College purchasing/credit card program by overseeing on-line management, ordering and cancelling cards, capturing corporate receipt images, downloading data to record monthly journal entries, monitoring spending, adjusting spending limits, and sending notices of action
    • Collect sales and use tax data, prepare journal entries, and remit monthly sales and use taxes online, record and remit sales tax, prepare and submit biannual claims for refund of sales and use tax
    • Oversee College’s institutional loans and, until closed, Perkins loan programs by recording monthly reports, preparing journal entries, paying invoices to third party loan servicer, uploading institutional loan disbursements throughout semester, preparing separation management reports and withdrawal notifications to third party loan servicer, corresponding with collection agents and credit reporting servicer on past due loans, and reviewing transcript requests and reentry of forms to notify of past due loans
    • Prepare meeting presentations and record minutes
    • Provide administrative and financial data entry support to finance department staff
    • Prepare and report financial data to external auditors as requested
    • Monitor College food service management company weekly board and employee meals bills
    • Acquire approval for purchase requisitions, prepare purchase orders, and review open purchase orders to finalize pay and close each fiscal year
    • Periodically review the stock gift account for monies recorded by Development and properly deposit monies received through or by College Development office
    • Code bills from College insurance providers and brokers and serve as a liaison regarding coverage and form requests on general liability policy
    • Communicate, present, and interact with College Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and visitors in a highly professional manner
    • Assist the Executive Vice-President, who also serves as the College Vice-President for Finance, with reporting, routine administrative tasks such as scheduling, copying, printing, e-mails
    • Provide administrative support to the College Human Resources department staff as needed, particularly to the College Director of Human Resources/Legal Counsel
    • Other duties as assigned 


Work Environment
 
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing and movement is required. This would require the ability to lift files and file boxes, open filing cabinets, walking, and bending or standing as necessary.

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience
Minimum Associate’s Degree required, although Bachelor’s Degree preferred, with preferred background and/or degree in accounting or business or related field. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated history of problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills along with the ability to work collaboratively with others required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and familiarity with Banner preferred. Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills required. 


To Apply
Applications/resumes submitted to: Human Resources, Catawba College, 2300 West Innes Street, Salisbury, N.C. 28144; by fax to (704) 637-4289 or by email to: hr@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.

 


 

Nursing Faculty Position 

The Catawba College Department of Nursing invites applications for a full-time nine (9) month faculty position (non-tenure track). The faculty will teach primarily in the pre-licensure BSN option and in the RN-BSN degree option. Evening courses and occasional weekends may be a part of the teaching assignment in any given semester (with notice).

Faculty will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction using evidence-based methodology. The faculty will also be responsible for the recruitment, advisement, and academic mentorship of potential and actual students; and will be expected to serve on College and Departmental Committees; engage in scholarship and service activities; and complete additional duties as assigned.

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

Minimum Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Nursing Education or equivalent from an accredited institution
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina (or eligible)
    • Familiarity with the North Carolina Board of Nursing’s Regulations and Standards
    • Experience with CCNE Accreditation Standards and Curriculum Development
    • Three or more years of teaching (classroom and clinical) at the BSN level or higher (course coordination or lead faculty role strongly preferred)
    • Three (3) or more years of clinical practice as a RN
    • A record of scholarship to meet the desired academic rank (i.e. instructor, assistant or associate professor)


To Apply
Applications are being accepted until the position is filled and should include the following as a single PDF file:

    1. CV/Resume;
    2. Application with cover letter;
    3. Statement of teaching philosophy for nursing education; and
    4. Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

E-mail all documents as a single PDF file to Valerie N. Rakes, Chair of Nursing at vnrakes18@catawba.edu re: Nursing Faculty Position. 

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.

 

 

Public Safety Officer 

Job Objectives:
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 emergency services to include fire, police, and rescue.
    • Notify the Director of Public Safety and designated College administrators of emergency situations occurring on or near campus.
    • Act 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, and emergencies and provide escort as needed.
    • 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 occurring during the officer’s shift.
    • Monitor all campus parking areas and enforces traffic and parking regulations as needed.
    • Enforce Catawba College policies, regulations, and procedures. Assist and participate in judicial hearings as needed.
    • Report security, safety, health, and/or fire hazard issues to appropriate personnel.
    • Transmit emergency notifications to the campus community as necessary.
    • Perform 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 GED 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 two (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.
    • Successful candidate expected to exhibit and maintain adequate physical fitness for the position.
    • Reports to the Director of Public Safety.

Job Location:
Catawba College Office of Public Safety, Jann House, 2300 W. Innes Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144.

Equipment Used: 
Telephones, emergency radios, computer, printer, copier/fax machine, golf carts, patrol car, and other public safety and/or law enforcement equipment issued by Catawba College.

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
Applications/resumes submitted to: Human Resources, Catawba College, 2300 West Innes Street, Salisbury, N.C. 28144; by fax to (704) 637-4289 or by email to: hr@catawba.edu

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor – Environmental Policy & Advocacy

The newly-formed, generously-funded, and rapidly-developing Department of Environment & Sustainability at Catawba College seeks to add a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental Policy & Advocacy to their dynamic, collegial, and progressive faculty cohort. This will be a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment beginning in January, 2019. Responsibilities include, among others, teaching in the Department’s Concentrations in Sustainable Planning & Leadership Natural Resources Management, and Environmental & Outdoor Education, introductory courses on Air-, Water-, and/or Land-related environmental science, and interdisciplinary special topics courses in the applicant’s additional areas of strength or interest.

The successful candidate with have promising track records in undergraduate teaching, their own active policy-, advocacy-, and/or research-based programs and peer-reviewed publications, student- and intern-centered directed study and mentorship, and teamwork as a part of a close-knit academic or professional program. Teaching requirements will be a combination of 4 lecture sections per semester, in addition to independent studies and mentorship on an ad hoc basis. Departmental responsibilities will include collaborating on curriculum review and development, new course creation, student advising, and being a point of contact for interested student recruits, among others. College-level responsibilities generally expect participation on 1-2 academic committees on a rolling basis.

Candidates with strength in Environmental Policy and Advocacy, with particular interest in (but not limited to) a combination of: domestic and international environmental law, environmental impact assessment, policy development and enforcement, domestic and/or global environmental movements, climate change, climate monitoring and related accords/law, biodiversity and habitat conservation, and/or social justice, are particularly encouraged to apply. PhD, JSD/SJD, or equivalent terminal degree required (final stage ABD accepted for application, must be conferred before January, 2019).

Catawba College is a small college with a liberal arts foundation located in Salisbury, NC, approximately 45 minutes from Charlotte and Greensboro-Winston Salem. We offer a 3-2 BS/MEM collaboration with Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, diverse study abroad opportunities, generous scholarship support for undergraduate Environment & Sustainability majors, as well as excellent departmental support to augment faculty teaching and research development.


To Apply

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file via email and include: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy & experience, (4) statement of research interests including how undergraduates can be incorporated into a small college research program, (5) unofficial copy of transcripts for terminal degrees, and (6) contact information for at least three references, to Dr. Luke Dollar, Chair of the Department of Environment & Sustainability (ENVPolicyAdvocacySearch@catawba.edu). Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. In order to ensure full consideration, please submit materials no later than September 1, 2018.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status unless allowed by law and deemed necessary to the operation of the College. The College complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.