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There are 22 positions currently open at Catawba:

(Updated 5/18/22)
  

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management

Department:                School of Health Science and Human Performance
Position Status:           Full-Time, Tenure Track Appointment
Classification:             Exempt

Catawba College (“Catawba”) invites applications for a full-time position in Sport Management at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin in August, 2022. The candidate will provide instruction for a rapidly growing Sport Management Program. Additionally, candidates that have expertise and interests in environmental sustainability and/or equity, diversity, and inclusion, as they relate to sport management, are particularly encouraged to apply. 

The position presents a unique opportunity for a faculty in sport management who is committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching in a learning environment that values the personal formation of students, the exploration of vocation, and interaction with faculty and students who routinely work across varied disciplines. The position provides occasions to teach in first-year seminars and the honors program. The candidate must value the ethos and rhythm of small-college life. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Teach a 4-4 course assignment during a traditional two-semester academic year, including courses for majors and non-majors; opportunities for teaching online classes, including Winter Term and Summer Sessions, are available.
  • Maintain office hours and provide academic advising and mentorship for students, both undergraduate and graduate.
  • Coordinating internships and experiential learning opportunities.
  • Support recruitment of students in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Sport Management.
  • Assist in curriculum development, assessment, and review.
  • Engage in service, such as faculty governance committee membership and involvement in college and community life.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Master’s degree required; doctoral degree preferred.
  • Demonstration of excellence in teaching and ongoing commitment to improvement in teaching and pedagogy.
  • Ongoing research and scholarly activity in the field of sport management, and a strong promise for continued scholarship and professional service.
  • Remain current with new trends and developments in the field to promote scholarship of teaching and learning through attendance at conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Desire and willingness to support the mission of Catawba College
  • Ability to work collegially and seek opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • Ability to collegially work independently and collaboratively within the relevant departments and the greater Catawba community

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

TO APPLY:
In a single pdf document, applicants should include: 

  • A cover letter (not more than three (3) pages) addressing the applicant’s
    • dedication to student learning;
    • sense of vocation in teaching, research, and scholarly activity;
    • understanding of the liberal arts; and
    • suitability to a learning environment that focuses on undergraduate teaching
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teach philosophy
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references who can provide insight into the candidate’s abilities in teaching and scholarship. 

Candidates should submit this electronic application file (single PDF document) via email to Dr. Jim Hand, Dean of the School of Health Science and Human Performance, at sportmanagementsearch@catawba.edu re: Sport Management Faculty Position. 

Catawba will provide full consideration to complete files received prior to April 14, 2022, and will accept materials until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Assistant Director of Admissions - Transfer Students

Position Title:              Assistant Director of Admissions – Transfer Students
Department:                Admissions
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Associate Director of Admissions
Classification:             Exempt
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:       
    • Recruit, counsel, and enroll prospective students to meet Catawba’s strategic enrollment goals through extensive outreach and relationship-building activities
    • Serve as a primary contact for transfer student recruitment efforts
    • Plan and execute recruiting operations necessary to meet recruitment and enrollment goals
    • Travel to college fairs, college nights, and other events to recruit prospective students
    • Strengthen ties with community college counselors/advisors and other key influencers in the recruitment process
    • Conduct extensive outreach and relationship/conversation-building activities (via in-person communication, phone, texting, email, written correspondence, and social media) to prospective students, applicants, and admitted and confirmed transfer students
    • Assist students (and families) in any way possible as they move through the recruitment cycle
    • Provide admission decision recommendations for selected applicants
    • Work with other members of the recruitment team on event planning, digital engagement, and other initiatives to meet recruitment goals
    • Support Enrollment Management by working events like Catawba Experience Days, Kickoff Catawba, Accepted Students Day
    • Complete other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:
    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • At least two (2) years of admissions experience and general knowledge of admissions processes, procedures, and systems
    • Willingness to travel and work evenings/weekends.
    • Organization, problem-solving, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and student workers
    • Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations
    • Experience utilizing a CRM for communication with prospective students and experience using various social media platforms
    • Experience working with students transferring from two-year to four-year institutions
    • Established connections with professional organizations related to transfer students
    • Experience working with transfer or non-traditional populations and/or community college students
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive rental vehicles 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates primarily in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. Day and evening travel required, and job functions are routinely performed outside of primary office on campus or in off-campus locations. Participation in admissions events in evenings and on weekends is an essential role of this position.
 
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.
 
ABOUT CATAWBA: Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches. Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu:
  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references.
Review of completed applications begins May 15, 2022, and continues until the position is filled.
 
COVID-19 NOTIFICATION:As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.
 
Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.
 


Assistant Director of Athletics Communications

Position Status:         Full-Time
Reports to:                 Director of Athletic Communications

Catawba College (“Catawba”) Athletics seeks candidates to serve as the Assistant Director of Athletic Communications. The Assistant Director of Athletic Communications reports to the Director of Athletic Communications and is responsible for all strategic communications including media relations, public relations, and digital media for the Catawba Department of Athletics and its 21 NCAA-sponsored sports. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with developing and executing the department's strategic digital communications and social media plans
  • Maintain branding and visual standards pertaining to the creation of graphics, photography, and video projects for content creation/branding on digital and social platforms
  • Create engaging content for Catawba’s new athletics website upon its launch
  • Promote assigned sports through traditional media relations means, including press releases, notes, previews, and recaps
  • Promote assigned sports and general athletics events through all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Lead the coordination and training of student-workers and game day staff
  • Serve as the primary media contact for multiple teams
  • Assist and oversee live stream events on SAC Live, video projects, and photo shoots
  • Serve as the sport's statistician, historian, and archivist, as needed
  • Work closely with other departments (marketing/PR, operations) in developing an overall content strategy for each sports program
  • Coordinate and manage publicity efforts with national and local media by setting up possible media appearances. (TV, Print, Radio, etc.)
  • Establish working relationships with local, regional, and national media
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Three (3) or more years of experience required in athletic communications or media related field
  • Proficiency in social media platforms. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Video shooting/editing and photography experience
  • Strong graphic design capabilities required
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. (Photoshop, InDesign, Premier Pro, After Effects)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of intercollegiate athletics and its rules and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks, meet deadlines and plan schedules
  • Proficiency in Stat Crew, Genius LiveStats, or PrestoStats
  • Experience with web design and maintenance with PrestoSports preferred
  • Sports broadcasting or play-by-play experience preferred
  • Experience operating Daktronics video boards and/or LED scorer’s table panels
  • Live-production video equipment knowledge and experience highly preferred
  • Done piloting experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to travel 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 

Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance

Position Status:         Full-Time

Reports to:                 Director of Athletics 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks an Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance responsible for organization and administration of the Athletics Department’s South Atlantic Conference (SAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compliance program. The Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance certifies eligibility and processes financial aid for student-athletes, monitors coaches’ activities relative to rules compliance, and interacts with departmental staff members and coaches to ensure compliance with NCAA rules and regulations. Head of game operations/administration for assigned sports. Co-advisor for the student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC). 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer, monitor, document, and enforce NCAA Division II and South Atlantic Conference rules and regulations for assigned teams, providing ongoing rules education to student-athletes, coaches, and staff
    • Academics
    • Transcript and progress-toward-degree reviews.
    • National Letter of Intent (NLI) program
    • Recruiting calendars
    • Countable Athletically Related Activities (CARA)
    • Financial Aid
    • Championship/Non-championship seasons
    • Ticketing
    • Student-athlete compliance forms
    • Student-athlete retention
    • Release/permission to contact requests
    • Review and approve coaches' requests (e.g., official & unofficial visits, tryouts, off-campus recruiting, add/remove from squad, Catawba College grant-in-aid, media releases, payment of health insurance, payment of enrollment deposit, and occasional meals)
    • Interpret or assist with interpretation of NCAA Division II legislation
    • Review/certify initial and continuing eligibility of assigned teams (prospective, current and transfer student-athletes)
    • Submit waivers (e.g., medical, legislative) and secondary violations to South Athletic Conference and NCAA
    • Perform other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred; Degree in sports administration, student services, recreation, or higher education administration strongly preferred
  • Two years of experience in intercollegiate athletics compliance administration required Division II experience strongly preferred

 

COMPETENCIES: 

  • Communicates Effectively – Develops and delivers multi-mode communications conveying a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences; Exhibits ability to collaborate positively to effectively drive toward organizational goals
  • Manages Complexity – Makes sense of complex, high quality, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve issues; demonstrates analytical, decision making, prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances and thrives in fast-paced, high-pressure environments 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to jillwilson@doublelconsulting.org and hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

Athletics Development Coordinator

Department:                Development
Position Status:           Full-Time
Reports To:                 Senior Director of Athletic Development
Classification:             Exempt 

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Athletics Development, the Athletic Development Coordinator assists in coordinating the activities of the Chiefs Club and other Department of Athletics funds in order to meet the goals and objectives through fundraising, marketing assistance and solicitation, and retention of members. This role provides critical operational support, including preparing analytical reports, answering donor inquiries, managing donor and other constituent correspondence, participating in key committee work, facilitating events, and other day-to-day operational needs of the Catawba Department of Athletics and its staff. 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

  • Assist the Senior Director of Athletics Development with the strategy and implementation of Athletics fundraising campaigns for alumni, friends, parents, faculty, staff, season ticket holders, and corporations
  • Coordinate the design, production, and distribution of all Chiefs Club Fund and Catawba Athletics Fund solicitations in partnership with Catawba and Development communications
  • Seek new Chiefs Club memberships and Athletics Fund donors on an ongoing basis, concentrating on young alumni, former student-athletes, and donors annually contributing $1,000 and below
  • Manage and coordinate event registration process for all donor athletic events
  • Collaborate with alumni events team when appropriate for athletic events
  • Work closely with individual teams/sports to execute fundraising events and initiatives, including golf outings and fundraising dinners
  • Expand donor engagement opportunities by coordinating and executing a variety of donor-centric events including, but not limited to Athletics Hall of Fame inductions, football tailgates, basketball pregame gatherings, athletic special event fundraising, and conference tournament hospitality
  • Enhance Athletics Development communications through coordination and collaboration with athletics external affairs, development communications, and Catawba communications to create and distribute meaningful and persuasive communications
  • Manage and update weekly fundraising reports including regular constituent data pulls
  • Provide regular reporting to Athletics leadership, Catawba  administration, Catawba  Athletics coaches, and other Athletics fund managers
  • Coordinate with Office of Development on regular pledge reminder process for Athletics; track, notify, and audit all pledges to ensure timely fulfillment of commitments
  • Process mail, memberships, and money by researching member identification numbers and status, identifying the proper account number, determining the proper membership level based on donations, and maintaining up-to-date information on all members, monies received, and pledges made; acknowledge all gifts and pledges promptly with proper materials for level of membership in coordination with Donor Relations
  • Provide support for Catawba Athletics Chiefs Club memberships by typing, mailing materials, copying, filing, and answering questions as directed
  • Other duties as assigned 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed in order to perform the duties of the position, including the ability to retain on the job learned skills and abilities. Catawba may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Experience in social media management
  • Experience in event planning or hospitality management
  • Compliance with NCAA and South Atlantic Conference policies and regulations
  • Ability to prepare and edit documents
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with fundraising software
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least one (1) year of prior experience in fundraising, marketing, and/or public relations experience 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


  

Athletics Development Graduate Assistant

Departments:               Development & Department of Athletics
Classification:             Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Graduate Assistant to work jointly with the Office of Development and Department of Athletics during the 2022-2023 academic year. The Development Graduate Assistant will serve an important role as a liaison between the Catawba Athletic Department and its Chiefs Club members. This position will assist with fulfillment of donor benefits, coordination of Chiefs Club events, provide tremendous customer service, and represent Catawba functions. 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

  • Assist Senior Director of Athletics Development and Athletics Development Coordinator with identification of prospects for high-level annual and major gifts
  • Serve as a "front door" to the Athletics Development office
  • Provide integral support with the coordination of donor benefits, Catawba College donor database management, parking reallocation, gift/seating renewals, gift processing, game-day operations, special events, Chiefs Club activities, and promotions
  • Manage hospitality event logistics and staffing for all assigned home sporting events
  • Plan, implement, and lead student-athlete Day of Giving activities and Day of Giving Donor stewardship
  • Collaborate on projects with ticketing, development, sports information, marketing, coaches, and all other areas of the Catawba Department of Athletics department to provide outstanding donor/student athlete alumni experience to all Catawba patrons
  • Attend all meetings as able and complete assignments in a timely, efficient, and professional manner
  • Comply with NCAA and South Atlantic Conference policies and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Admittance into a Catawba graduate program
  • Exhibited professionalism at all times, including during numerous daily phone calls and frequent personal interaction with donors
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a graduate assistant at Catawba 
  • Knowledge of and prior work experience in intercollegiate athletics preferred
  • Strong customer service skills, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication. 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 


 

Catawba One Stop Specialist

Department:                Student Affairs
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Senior Vice-President for the Student Experience and Dean of Students
Classification:             Exempt 

The Catawba One-Stop Specialist will provide direct, one-stop support and customer service to current and prospective students, parents, staff, faculty, and other members of the Catawba campus community.  The Catawba One-Stop Specialist will provide customer service related to admissions, financial aid, registration, business office, billing and payment, general inquiries about academic programs, and other resources to prospective and current students. As a member of the Student Affairs and Student Success teams, the Catawba One-Stop Specialist will also be involved in planning and implementation of orientations, welcome and admissions events, and admitted-students events.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Provide a One-Stop-Shop approach to ensure customers receive the highest level of customer service and information. Work collaboratively with other offices to provide excellent customer service
  • Communicate effectively and promptly; address inquiries; provide follow-up on open cases;  provide explanation and training to customers on how to access information or to accomplish various processes
  • Maintain knowledge of Catawba policies and procedures
  • Greet visitors and field questions from current and prospective students through email, chat, phone, and in-person
  • Assess customer needs and effectively redirect to appropriate offices
  • Research solutions to questions, issues, and obstacles, and communicate action items to customers
  • Assist other Student Services offices in performing activities and transactions, as needed
  • Ensure that information and concerns are accounted for using established procedures and handled with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Provide live, customer support for the Catawba switchboard
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


JOB REQUIREMENTS:
The minimum job requirements for this position are:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any field, at a minimum.
  • Commitment to Catawba’s Mission and core values
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as necessary.  The Catawba One-Stop Specialist must work on-site
  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to communication effectively in oral and written form
  • Ability to provide education to customers on various tasks and processes
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other offices
  • Ability to assess and find solutions to a variety of customer issues and needs
  • Attention to detail and record keeping 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Completed application;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

Catawba will give priority to applications received by April 29, 2022. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 


Chaplain and Director of the Lilly Center for Vocation and Values

Department:                Office of the Chaplain
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   President of the College
Classification:             Exempt

Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the President of the College, the Chaplain serves as the spiritual leader of the Catawba College (“Catawba”) campus community. The Chaplain and Lilly Center programming nurtures individual and shared spiritual awareness and growth, builds community relations on and beyond the campus, and encourage service to others, by engaging with Catawba students and other Catawba constituencies. The Chaplain also serves as the primary Catawba representative for church relations. The Chaplain must possess the appropriate educational credentials to teach adjunct courses in the Department of Religion and Philosophy.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    • Serve as the spiritual leader of the campus community and be responsible for the following:
    • Plan and coordinate worship services, provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to grow and be nurtured spiritually
    • Provide counseling for members of the Catawba community
    • Serve as liaison with churches and ecumenical bodies and foster relationships with these bodies as appropriate
    • Nurture the relationship between Catawba and the United Church of Christ
    • Plan and conduct seasonal worship serves and leads or helps with special services such as funerals, weddings, and seasonal services
    • Enlist and assist Catawba personnel with properly maintaining, cleaning, and caring for the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, and serve as chief steward of the facility 
    • Serve as Director of the Lilly Center for Vocations and Values:
    • Determine the priorities and realize the mission of the Lilly Center
    • Provide leadership in recruiting Lilly Center staff necessary to fulfill the goals and mission of the Center
    • Supervise Lilly Center staff and volunteers
    • Work with students and student organizations to develop leadership capabilities of students
    • Coordinate the Year of Inquiry program 
    • Serve as a faculty member in the Department of Religion and Philosophy
    • Teach a minimum of one (1) course each semester
    • Supervise internships and student practicums 
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:
The minimum job requirements for this position are:

  • A Master’s Degree in Divinity required from an ATS accredited seminary or divinity school
  • Ordination in a mainline protestant denomination, preferably the United Church of Christ, and willingness to shepherd Catawba’s affiliation with the UCC
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in a pastoral or educational setting

APPLICATION PROCESS: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

Review of completed applications will continue until the position is filled.

For best consideration, please submit application materials by February 4, 2022. This position is anticipated to begin July 1, 2022.

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, NC, Catawba College was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches. 

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. 

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

 COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Deputy Director of Athletics

Position Status:         Full-Time
Reports to:                 Director of Athletics

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Deputy Director of Athletics to assist and support the Director of Athletics by providing leadership, organization, administrative oversight, and evaluation for the Department of Athletics. The selected candidate will serve as a member of the Director of Athletics’ administrative leadership team, oversee components of game day operations, marketing, special events, and community engagement. The Deputy Director of Athletics will have oversight of the department budget as well as administrative supervision of selected teams.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Meet regularly with Director of Athletics to discuss departmental issues
  • Ensure compliance with NCAA, SAC and Catawba College Regulations
  • Management and regular review of team and department budgets    
  • Lead internal areas in the Department of Athletics, including scheduling, game day management, facilities, and team conduct
  • Serve as the primary liaison to the Student Affairs office (discipline, financial obligations, academic issues, and student-athlete welfare)
  • Direct all Championships and tournaments hosted by Catawba; complete necessary NCAA bid for each
    • Serve as sport supervisor for selected teams
    • Supervise the Assistant AD for Marketing and Promotions and Facilities Director
    • Participate in campus committees as requested
    • Participate in department and Catawba strategic planning
    • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
  • Degree in sports administration or higher education administration strongly preferred
  • At least three (3) years of experience in intercollegiate athletics administration, preferably at the Division II level 

COMPETENCIES: 

  • Communicates Effectively – Develops and delivers multi-mode communications conveying a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences; Exhibits ability to collaborate positively to effectively drive toward organizational goals
  • Manages Complexity – Makes sense of complex, high quality, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve issues; demonstrates analytical, decision making, prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances and thrives in fast-paced, high-pressure environments 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches. 

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to mcaddiga22@catawba.edu:

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

Director of Human Resources

Department:                Human Resources
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Vice-President for Finance and Administration
Classification:             Exempt                                                                      

The Director of Human Resources plans, directs, and coordinates human resource management activities including talent management, employee relations, payroll, compensation, and benefits, legal and regulatory compliance, and performance management. The selected candidate will lead talent development, management, and retention to support achievement of Catawba’s strategic plan. Additionally, the Director of Human Resources will cultivate a work environment and culture consistent with Catawba’s mission and values. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the successful candidate must be committed to fostering a workplace of engagement and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and respect for faculty, staff, and students. We are looking for a dedicated and collaborative individual who excels at managing employee-related issues, policies, programs, and processes. 

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

  • Oversees, plans, organizes, manages, integrates, and evaluates the Human Resources Department  
  • Directs Catawba programs, projects, and operations, including but not limited to benefits administration, compensation, employment, labor relations, formulation and administration of personnel policies and procedures, and compliance and safety
  • Supervises, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel, provides or coordinates staff training, works with assigned employees to correct deficiencies, and implements discipline and termination procedures
  • Develops and executes best practices for hiring and retaining employees
  • Directs the recruitment activities for faculty, staff, and administrative personnel, screens applications and resumes and respond to applicants, serves on various search committees as directed and conducts interviews
  • Manage onboarding for new hires
  • With advice from the Catawba General Counsel, advises administration and supervisors on employee relations matters including grievance and disciplinary procedures and actions, complaints, work relationships, performance and other related matters
  • Directs and coordinates the position control process for College personnel, reviews, and updates position descriptions in Ellucian Banner ERP
  • Formulates, interprets, and administers personnel regulations, policies and contractual agreements, develops and distributes employee handbooks, conducts a variety of workshops and seminars related to personnel issues and related laws
  • Serves as Catawba’s most executive human resources position and resource to the President’s Cabinet, deans, and shared governance bodies in human resources matters
  • Crafts a compensation and classification system and strategy to ensure market-based, equitable wage and salary programs and competitive and cost-effective benefits programs for administration, faculty, and staff
  • Assures compliance with personnel related laws, rules and regulations, including Fair Labor Standards Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, OSHA, ERISA and others in partnership with General Counsel
  • Supervises the maintenance of personnel records and employment contracts, and provides database management and development
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to Catawba Administration
  • Develops and implements departmental budget
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources, of which at least three (3) have been in a management role in Human Resources. Human Resources experience in an institution of higher education preferred
  • Strong commitment to and demonstrated support of institutional progress towards diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the college and to establish and maintain productive working relationships with staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents in a culturally diverse environment
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner (ERP) preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as a computer, phone, and copier. 

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. 

ABOUT CATAWBA:
Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by more nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Catawba will give priority to applications received by April 29, 2022. 

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.

 Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

eLearning Support Specialist

Department:                Division of Distance and Online Education
Directly Reports To:   Director of Instructional Design
Classification:             Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks an eLearning Support Specialist to support the advising, retention, and student success of Catawba’s distance education programs. This position is responsible for the oversight and framework of retention for all online programs. The selected candidate will serve as a liaison between student services offices and faculty to maintain the highest quality possible in course content and delivery while identifying innovative opportunities for improvement. The eLearning Support Specialist will work under the leadership of the Director of Instructional Design, supporting oversight for learning resources, online orientation, best practices, proactive communication to students, and retention metrics. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • RETENTION/STUDENT SUCCESS (70%)
  • Collaborate with Catawba’s Information Technology department to ensure appropriate technical support during course development and delivery
  • Responsible for creation, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive online retention framework
  • Lead operational processes for CRM Advise for Catawba Online students
  • Oversight and support for critical student success services such as links to tutoring, other learning support services and suggestion action plans for success
  • Maintain record of trends and retention outcomes for Catawba Online students, providing data to inform quality improvement initiatives
  • Collaborate with Instructional Design on semester recap of online course refresh needs
  • Identify opportunities and develop efforts to foster engagement of Catawba Online students
  • Counsel students through various mediums including phone, email, text, ZOOM video chat, and other technology platforms
  • Create and maintain new student orientation and other first-semester experience activities for online students
  • Assist in the formatting and presentation of online learning courses according to best practices in online accessibility standards
  • Serve as point of contact for Acadeum and other 3rd party enrollment related platforms
  • Maintain strong relationships with program faculty, all other Admissions staff, Financial Aid, Business Office, Registrar, Marketing, IT, Library, faculty, Department Chairs, and students 
  • LEADERSHIP 10%
  • Represent Catawba Online in ongoing community involvement
  • Assist the Director of Online Programming with NC SARA data collection, compliance, and annual reporting and renewal, as needed 
  • ADVISING 20%
    • Coordinate student advising and connection to faculty advisor to increase persistence rates
    • Manage enrollments, completions, and records for trainings offered by Catawba Online, Graduate Admissions and elearning Department. Represent Catawba both on and off campus to a wide variety of constituents, including prospective students, community-based organizations, corporate partners, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process 
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required;Master's degree preferred in education, leadership, business, or related fields
  • Learning Management System experience required
  • Experience working with adult learners and online programming preferred
  • Forward-thinking, dynamic professional with the ability to lead retention efforts for adult and online students and support the overall vision of online programming
  • Excellent attention to detail, leadership, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins May 22, 2022, and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 


 

Executive Assistant/Paralegal

Departments:              Office of the General Counsel/Human Resources
Position Status:           Full-Time, Benefit Eligible
Directly Reports To:   Vice-President, General Counsel, and Director of Human Resources
Classification:             Non-Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks an Executive Assistant or Paralegal to provide comprehensive administrative and paralegal support to the Office of the General Counsel and the Human Resources Department.                                                                       

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

  • Act as office manager to the Office of the General Counsel and the Human Resources Department
  • Receive and enter employee demographic, salary, and job data into Banner, Maxwell Health, and other Human Resources databases and software systems
  • Open files in electronic human resources and/or law drives and prepare hard copy files
  • Organize and maintain files and database of litigation involving Catawba
  • Scan documents to electronic human resources and/or law drives
  • Prepare, copy, and distribute correspondence, reports, presentations and other documents; assist with preparing, processing, and drafting selected e-mail and other documents
  • Schedule appointments and meetings, and manage calendars and appointments
  • Process routine forms, including purchase requests, employee action forms, travel forms
  • Maintain budgets/expenses for the departments under the direction of the Vice-President, General Counsel, and Director of Human Resources
  • Perform routine bookkeeping functions for the Human Resources and Legal funds and accounts
  • Manage P-card transactions and complete Catawba P-card reports on time
  • Schedule travel arrangements; prepare and process travel vouchers and reimbursements
  • Organize multiple projects as directed by the Vice-President, General Counsel, and Director of Human Resources
  • Work with key Catawba stakeholders to obtain information and documents for discovery requests and reviewing documents and information with the General Counsel
  • Assist in obtaining documents required for Catawba responses to all administrative claims to include the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the United States Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
  • Assist with outlines, chronologies, initial drafting of reports, summaries and other written materials; finalize and proof all written materials and then provide to General Counsel for review
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with all levels of Catawba employees and boards, committees, outside counsel, and the community at large
  • Maintain and draft minutes of relevant Catawba committee and Board of Trustees meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies or related field required
  • Paralegal certification from an ABA accredited paralegal program or similar equivalent program preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for face-to-face, written, and telephone interactions
  • Excellent legal research skills, proof reading skills, and organizational skills; proficient in standard computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail oriented and efficient
  • Excellent oral and written skills; attention to detail; ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to adapt to and excel in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines and ongoing projects
  • Ability to develop a harmonious working relationship with all levels of internal staff and external stakeholders
  • At least five (5) years progressive experience in a professional work environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and scanners. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee must successfully meet to 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. Performance of job duties on nights and weekends may be required in this position.

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu

TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Catawba will provide preference to materials received no later than March 31, 2022. 

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 


 

Facilities Project Manager

Department:                Operations and Facilities
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Executive Director of Facilities
Classification:             Exempt                                                                        

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Project Manager to develop facility projects, both renovation and new construction, from initiation stage through planning, design, and construction. The Facilities Project Manager will take lead on institutional projects and assist in capital projects. The chosen candidate will assist with the management and coordination of designated project activities with a specific timeframe and funding amount to ensure Catawba accomplishes its goals or objectives within specified timeframe and funding parameters. The Project Manager serves as the primary liaison between consultants, contractors, and stakeholders. 

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: 

  • Project management tracking for Facilities team
  • Assist with developing conceptual plans and budgets for facilities projects to support fiscal decision-making
  • Coordinate with proponent groups and building committees to facilitate rational facility planning, budgeting, and scheduling
  • Assist with developing & planning documents for initiation of projects to gain approval at College and end users level
  • Prepare requests for proposal and assist in hiring architectural and construction management services, including coordinating with Catawba Evaluation Committees to develop recommendations for selection of professional services
  • Assist with conducting pre-construction meetings, reviews bids, and recommends award of contract
  • Monitor and report on all phases of planning and construction to ensure contractors and consultant carry out implementation and prescribed activities in accordance with specified objectives
  • Coordinate parties involved in the planning, design, and construction process by assigning tasks and providing guidance for specific functions
  • Develop and maintain facility project budgets including preparing project reports and controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
  • Prepare construction contracts and monitors their execution and distribution
  • Prepare contract change orders and monitors their execution
  • Review contract plans and specifications for compliance with appropriate building codes and project requirements
  • Coordinate with facility occupants, assist the move-in to new facilities, and oversee office moves and logistics within current facilities including logistics, signage, telephones, technology, and/or other related matters
  • May prepare or participate in the preparation of abstracts, research reports, funding proposals, operations and procedure manuals and other written material and documentation as required
  • Ensure effective, timely written and oral communication with consultants and internal customers during all phases of design and construction
  • Facilitate post construction activities including obtaining sign off from internal stakeholders and regulatory agencies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
  • Provide internal consulting services for design, preparation of plans and specs, and administration of construction contracts for campus facilities
  • Facilitate the implementation of sustainable building initiatives

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or related field, and a minimum of four (4) years with building construction projects required. Alternatively, Catawba will accept postsecondary vocational or occupational training in a related field with a minimum of six (6) years of construction project management. Catawba may consider an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Knowledge of construction management processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of estimating, budgeting, and scheduling practices
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards of practice, construction, materials & methods
  • Proven experience reading and interpreting plans and specifications and to compare them with construction progress
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the college and to establish and maintain productive working relationships with staff, faculty, administration, students, and other internal and external constituents
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner (ERP) preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as a computer, phone, and copier. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  This would require the ability to ascend and descend ladders, scaffolds, stairs, and work in confined spaces in proximity to loud equipment.  Must be able to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces. Must be able to wear personal protective gear and able to see and respond to dangerous situations while walking and bending or standing as necessary. 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, preferably in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

Catawba will give priority to applications received by March 31, 2022. 

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Head Men's & Women's Golf Coach

Department:              Athletics
Position Status:         Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports to: Director of Athletics

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach to manage all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II golf program with the primary responsibility being the planning and instruction of golf skills. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Catawba Policies and Regulations
  • The head coach must be efficient at individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes that are committed to the Catawba mission within the allotted scholarship structure and limits
  • Commitment to and the management of program budget
  • Coordinate and maintain regular communication with Catawba athletics staff, including the Director of Athletics, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Media Relations, Video, Strength & Conditioning, and Facilities Operations
  • Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes
  • Tournament scheduling
  • Practice and tournament planning and implementation
  • Player development and evaluation
  • Supervise an effective strength and conditioning program
  • Managing travel (booking hotels, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Day to day program administration
  • Preparing film analysis and course management strategies
  • Actively assist with program fundraising and development of alumni and community relations
  • Serve on campus and departmental committees as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in on course instruction and knowledge of the game
  • Ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the classroom and on the course
  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate student-athletes
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to produce and manage a competitive Golf program are important
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license required

ABOUT CATAWBA:

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches. 

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. 

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to Dr. Kurt Patberg at kpatberg.asc@gmail.com:

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

 

Head Men's & Women's Tennis Coach 

Department:              Athletics
Position Status:         Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports to: Director of Athletics

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach to manage all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II golf program with the primary responsibility being the planning and instruction of golf skills. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Catawba Policies and Regulations
  • The head coach must be efficient at individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes that are committed to the Catawba mission within the allotted scholarship structure and limits
  • Commitment to and the management of program budget
  • Coordinate and maintain regular communication with Catawba athletics staff, including the Director of Athletics, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Media Relations, Video, Strength & Conditioning, and Facilities Operations
  • Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes
  • Tournament scheduling
  • Practice and tournament planning and implementation
  • Player development and evaluation
  • Supervise an effective strength and conditioning program
  • Managing travel (booking hotels, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Day to day program administration
  • Preparing film analysis and course management strategies
  • Actively assist with program fundraising and development of alumni and community relations
  • Serve on campus and departmental committees as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in on course instruction and knowledge of the game
  • Ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the classroom and on the course
  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate student-athletes
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to produce and manage a competitive Golf program are important
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license required

ABOUT CATAWBA:

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches. 

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field. 

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to Dr. Kurt Patberg at kpatberg.asc@gmail.com:

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment.

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Head Softball Coach

Department:              Athletics
Position Status:         Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports to: Director of Athletics 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Head Men’s and Women’s Softball Coach to manage all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II softball program with the primary responsibility being the planning and instruction of softball skills. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Catawba Policies and Regulations
  • The head coach must be efficient at individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes that are committed to the Catawba mission within the allotted scholarship structure and limits
  • Commitment to and the management of program budget
  • Coordinate and maintain regular communication with Catawba athletics staff, including the Director of Athletics, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Media Relations, Video, Strength & Conditioning, and Facilities Operations
  • Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes
  • Tournament scheduling
  • Practice and tournament planning and implementation
  • Player development and evaluation
  • Supervise an effective strength and conditioning program
  • Managing travel (booking hotels, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Day to day program administration
  • Preparing film analysis and course management strategies
  • Actively assist with program fundraising and development of alumni and community relations
  • Serve on campus and departmental committees as requested
  • Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in on course instruction and knowledge of the game
  • Ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the classroom and on the course
  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate student-athletes
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to produce and manage a competitive softball program are important
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license required 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to Dr. Kurt Patberg at kpatberg.asc@gmail.com

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach

Department:              Athletics
Position Status:         Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports to: Director of Athletics 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach to manage all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II swimming program with the primary responsibility being the planning and instruction of swimming. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes in the program that leads to graduation through a positive collegiate experience. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Catawba Policies and Regulations
  • The head coach must be efficient at individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes that are committed to the Catawba mission within the allotted scholarship structure and limits
  • Commitment to and the management of program budget
  • Coordinate and maintain regular communication with Catawba athletics staff, including the Director of Athletics, Compliance, Sports Medicine, Media Relations, Video, Strength & Conditioning, and Facilities Operations
  • Provide academic support and oversight for all student-athletes
  • Tournament scheduling
  • Practice and tournament planning and implementation
  • Player development and evaluation
  • Supervise an effective strength and conditioning program
  • Managing travel (booking hotels, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Day to day program administration
  • Preparing film analysis and course management strategies
  • Actively assist with program fundraising and development of alumni and community relations
  • Serve on campus and departmental committees as requested
  • Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in on course instruction and knowledge of the game
  • Ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the classroom and on the course
  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate student-athletes
  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to produce and manage a competitive swimming program are important
  • Developing and maintaining positive alumni relations
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license required 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to Catawba Human Resources at hr@catawba.edu AND to Michelle Caddigan, Director of Athletics, at mcaddiga22@catawba.edu

  • A letter of interest;
  • Resume; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

 

Network Administrator 

Department:                Information Technology
Position Status:           Full-time
Directly Reports To:   Director, Infrastructure Services
Supervisory Resp:       No
Classification:             Exempt                                                                      

 

SUMMARY:
This position will oversee the planning, analysis, installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of the network and associated technologies.  This position will provide expert level support in assisting team members as well as other support teams and university users with resolving complex wired and wireless network problems. Successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to quickly assess faults and take corrective action in a mission critical environment.  Understanding of higher education business processes and best practices as well as advanced programming and scripting skills are required. 

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 (DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES)
:
Knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position include but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Determine enhancements to existing network infrastructure.  Identifies system inefficiencies and recommends and implements effective solutions.
  • Drive root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions.
  • Maintain physical network infrastructure including WAN, LAN, routers, switches, access points, controllers, and other network gear as needed; monitor and address technical or performance issues with network equipment; diagnose and address internal issues including faults and network hardware replacements; apply patches and configuration changes.
  • Ensure network security; actively monitor network and WAN systems for potential security issues, working closely with designated IT security personnel; monitor and propose changes to internal configurations and topology to minimize risk to the College; research and address new threats as they become known; provide expert knowledge regarding network security and proposed remediations to the management team as needed.
  • Contribute to Disaster Recovery planning, testing, implementation, and documentation; and other administrative functions as required.
  • Endeavors to maximize function and effectiveness of the network to meet or exceed the needs of the campus community.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of systems, services, processes, and procedures
  • May require work hours outside the normal College schedule, including nights, weekends
  • Other duties as assigned. 


DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in information technology or related field or equivalent related work experience required
  • Managing large complex projects.
  • Ability to analyze, understand, and effectively communicate business requirements and technical design.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and with a commitment to outstanding client service.
  • Log file analysis
  • Fluent in network operating systems for Extreme Networks gear or similar.
  • In-depth understanding of modern networking protocols and relevant stacks
  • Familiar with modern implementations of and management of spanning tree protocol
  • Familiar with modern wireless protocols, their implementation, and their management
  • Experienced in managing VLANs, network access controls, and related services

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. This job also operates outside and on job sites.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; walk; and talk or hear.

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.  The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to loud.

ABOUT CATAWBA:
Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by more nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 


TO APPLY
: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Catawba will give priority to applications received by April 15, 2022.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Public Safety Officer - Day

Department:                Public Safety
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Director of Public Safety
Classification:             Exempt 

JOB OBJECTIVE:  
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 Catawba administrators of emergency situations occurring on or near campus
  • Act as on the scene liaison between the Catawba 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 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 Catawba administrators 

JOB STANDARDS:

  • Position requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Preference 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 

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 

CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of Catawba security, safety, and emergency procedures as well as other Catawba 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 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Public Safety Officer - Night

Department:                Public Safety
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Director of Public Safety
Classification:             Exempt 

JOB OBJECTIVE:  
To ensure the safety of all persons and property on the Catawba College campus. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:   

  • Work regular shifts during evening and overnight hours; normal shift is 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM
  • 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 Catawba administrators of emergency situations occurring on or near campus
  • Act as on the scene liaison between the Catawba 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 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 Catawba administrators 

JOB STANDARDS:

  • Position requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Preference 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 evenings and overnight
  • 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 

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 

CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of Catawba security, safety, and emergency procedures as well as other Catawba 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

 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Senior Director of Athletics Development

Department:                Development
Position Status:           Full-Time
Reports To:                 Vice-President of Development
Classification:             Exempt

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Senior Director of Athletics Development to develop and implement strategies for the solicitation of athletic major gifts, including 125 rated prospects with a capacity and inclination to make a gift of $10,000 or more to support a wide range of Catawba Athletic initiatives. The position will begin immediately fundraising for Phase 2 of the Newman Park facilities renovation. The position will work collaboratively with advancement and athletics colleagues and have direct responsibility for overall program strategy, implementation, and evaluation of athletics fundraising through the Chiefs Club, Catawba’s athletics booster club. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to new donor identification, cultivation, and stewardship of existing donors to increase overall retention and giving levels, and, where assigned, relationship management between donors and other staff. The role will supervise one (1) full-time staff member and several part-time staff. The Senior Director of Athletics Development must be able to work outside normal business hours and be on campus for select athletic contests. 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 125 alumni, friends, and parents based on athletic affinity
  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and engage in stewardship to meet or exceed assigned revenue targets
  • Develop a working knowledge of Catawba and, specifically, funding priorities to articulate a compelling case for support to all constituents
  • Manage a sufficient prospect portfolio of alumni, friends, parents, and faculty to generate a minimum of ten (10) to fifteen (15) prospect visits per month to lead to growth in the number of completed major and planned gift solicitations and major gifts closed
  • Strategically schedule prospect visits to use time efficiently and effectively with approximately
  • Complete call reports and other administrative responsibilities in a timely manner, utilizing support staff as appropriate
  • Plan and execute travel in a cost efficient manner, maximizing visits and outreach efforts
  • Oversee management of Chiefs Club membership program and supervisory responsibility for Athletics Development Coordinator, including but not limited to development and leadership of the annual Chiefs Club annual operating plan, direct mail, and electronic solicitation
  • Collaborate with colleagues in formulating and implementing plans and programs to increase the engagement of selected individual prospects within the Chiefs Club
  • Serve as the department liaison to the Department of Athletics and work with the Director of Athletics and coaches to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors when appropriate
  • Manage budgets associated with the position’s territory, fieldwork, and programs
  • Participate in Catawba events including Homecoming, Family Weekend, receptions, and other events
  • Assist the Vice-President of Development and Director of Athletics in managing prospect and volunteer activities as necessary
  • Provide staff support for appropriate Catawba leadership to cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects as needed
  • Communicate closely with appropriate staff regarding major and planned gift prospects, including but not limited to contact reports, proposal generation, planned gift documentation, gift acknowledgements, and other information required to accurately preserve donor/prospect records
  • Other duties as assigned 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed in order to perform the duties of the position, including the ability to retain on the job learned skills and abilities. Catawba may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Ability to clearly articulate, support and advance Catawba’s Mission and Values
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and aptitude to work with people of different ages and temperaments
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • High energy level, self-motivated, and self-directed to design and complete complex projects
  • Skills and desire to multitask and meet deadlines, work collaboratively and independently, understand the principles and techniques relevant to major gift fundraising, and participate in evening and weekend activities as necessary
  • Demonstrate integrity, positive attitude, diplomacy, tact, and courtesy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Compliance with NCAA and South Atlantic Conference policies and regulations
  • Spend, approximately, 50% of work time out of office on donor visits (some regional and limited national travel required) 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree required 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of major or annual gift experience, preferably in higher education or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Demonstrated successful track record in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of annual ($10,000 and above) is preferred
  • Ability to make cold calls via phone for prospect discovery and cultivation
  • Ability to manage stress with multiple competing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude and affect
  • Knowledge of development data systems 

ABOUT CATAWBA: 

Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu. 

TO APPLY:
Applicants shall submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

  • A letter of application;
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

COVID-19 NOTIFICATION: As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination. 

 


 

System Administrator 

Department:                Information Technology
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Director, Infrastructure Services
Supervisory Resp:       No
Classification:             Exempt       

This position will oversee the planning, analysis, installation, configuration, management, and maintenance of physical and virtual systems and associated technologies. Successful candidate must demonstrate the capacity to manage multiple servers and services in an organized and effective manner in a mission critical environment. Understanding of higher education business processes and best practices as well as advanced programming and scripting skills are required.

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 (DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES):
Knowledge and skills necessary to perform the position include but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Determine enhancements to existing computing infrastructure, physical, virtual, and cloud based
  • Identify current system inefficiencies; recommend and implement effective solutions
  • Drive root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions
  • Maintain physical and virtual computing infrastructure including servers, UPS, rack equipment, and other server component as needed; monitor and address technical or performance issues with computing equipment; apply patches and configuration changes
  • Ensure system security; actively monitor systems for potential security issues, working closely with designated IT security personnel; monitor and propose changes to internal configurations to minimize institutional risk; research and address new threats as they become known; provide expert knowledge regarding system security and proposed remediations to the management team as needed
  • Install, configure, and manage NAS and SAN systems
  • Contribute to Disaster Recovery planning, testing, implementation, and documentation
  • Endeavors to maximize function and effectiveness of the campus computing environment to meet or exceed the needs of the campus community
  • Develop and maintain documentation of systems, services, processes, and procedures
  • May require work hours outside the normal Catawba schedule, including nights, weekends
  • Other duties as assigned

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in information technology or related field or equivalent related work experience required
  • Documented history of successfully managing large, complex projects
  • Ability to analyze, understand, and effectively communicate business requirements and technical design
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community and with a commitment to outstanding client service
  • Log file analysis and troubleshooting
  • Fluent in VMWare vSphere, Windows, and Linux operating systems
  • In-depth understanding of modern networking protocols and relevant stacks
  • Familiar with storage system protocols such as iSCSI and Fibre Channel
  • Experience with system administration best practices for backup and restoration of data

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. This job also operates outside and on job sites.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; walk; and talk or hear.

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.  The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to loud.

ABOUT CATAWBA:
Founded in 1851 in Newton, North Carolina, Catawba was started by German pioneers who had traveled from eastern Pennsylvania to settle in the valleys of the Haw, Yadkin, and Catawba Rivers. In 1890, Catawba became a coeducational institution and the first woman graduate completed her studies in 1893. In 1925, Catawba moved and re-opened to its current location in Salisbury, NC, which is about 45 minutes from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte, two hours from the mountains, and four hours from the beaches.  

Today, Catawba College has 41 buildings on 276 wooded acres on a residential campus. Catawba is known for its 189 acre on-campus ecological preserve. Ranked as one of the best colleges in the south, Catawba offers 70 academic majors to approximately 1,300 students representing 34 U.S. states and 19 foreign countries. Students are instructed by more nearly 90 full-time faculty, more than 83% of whom hold the highest degree in their field.  

Catawba 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. Catawba is a learning community that provides students unique opportunities to explore vocation, helping students to consider their calling, their passions, and their purpose as they prepare to reach their highest potential. Catawba’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.” More information about Catawba College is located at www.catawba.edu.

TO APPLY: 
Applicants must submit the following materials, in a single file, pdf version only, to hr@catawba.edu

      • Letter of interest;
      • Current resume or curriculum vitae; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references. 

Catawba will give priority to applications received by April 15, 2022.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
As a condition of employment at Catawba College, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or request a medical or religious exemption. Catawba Human Resources will share details of this requirement during onboarding should you accept Catawba’s offer of employment. 

Catawba College is an equal opportunity employer. As such, Catawba 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 Catawba operations. Candidates must successfully pass a background check and drug screening before employment begins, and Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.


 

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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