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There are 18 positions currently open at Catawba:

(Updated 9/14/21)
  
 
 

Accountant

Department:                Finance
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Controller
Classification:             Exempt                                                    

The Accountant will be responsible for general ledger review, journal entries, account reconciliations, audit support, and special projects. The chosen candidate will serve as a backup for student accounts and accounts payable and will assist in providing purchasing support for Catawba. This role reports directly to the Controller. 

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: 

    • Review assigned balance sheet accounts to ensure accuracy and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles and Catawba policies.
    • Analyze and reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts
    • Research outstanding items and work with various Catawba departments to adjust entries as needed
    • Perform Perkins Loan record management reconciliation
    • Prepare adjusting entries, supporting schedules, and other related analysis in readiness for the annual financial statement audit
    • Act as purchasing agent for large campus purchases and ensure Catawba departments follow purchasing procedures
    • Review workflow management systems with Controller for future purchases
    • Work with vendors to create a preferred vendor list
    • Provide weekly Accounts Payable check distribution assistance and biweekly reconciliation of payroll general ledgers with bank statements, including the processing of voided checks. 
    • Cross-train for and Serve as the primary back up for other aspects of accounting within the Catawba Business Office, including student accounts, payroll and accounts payable
    • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required
  • A minimum of three (3) years in progressive accounting experience required
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field or CPA preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills required
  • 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 but not required

 

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 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 80 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 September 30, 2021.

 

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

 

Admissions Counselor

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

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

    • B.A. or B.S. degree required
    • Position requires initiative, ability to make decisions in a fast-paced setting, ability to work in a team environment and flexibility
    • Day and evening hours and travel (potential travel of ten (10) to twelve (12) weeks in Fall and four (4) to six (6) weeks in Spring
    • Knowledge of marketing, publication development, and communication strategies helpful
    • Must be able to work independently and prioritize work volume 
    • Superior customer service skills
    • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of Admissions processes, procedures and systems
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook is required. Working knowledge of database systems, particularly Banner and Recruit, is preferred
    • Organizational, problem-solving, communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and student assistants
    • Valid North Carolina driver’s license

 

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 likely in 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 80 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: 
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and completed Catawba College application to hr@catawba.edu. Instructions and the job posting are or will be on-line and available to the public at Catawba.edu/jobs.

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

 
 
 

Admissions Counselor for Graduate Programs

Department:                Admissions
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Associate Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions
Classification:             Non-Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a highly motivated, engaging professional to lead recruitment and admissions efforts for our graduate programs. This position is responsible for generating graduate program interest and assisting individuals from the point of inquiry through admission into desired graduate program. This position will also serve as a liaison between campus student services offices and Graduate Program Directors, maintaining the highest quality possible and providing a wide range of answers and solutions regarding graduate enrollment and curricula. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Conduct thorough review of an applicant’s candidacy to forward onto graduate departments for an admissions decision
  • Ability to inform candidates on department admissions decision with the ability to provide constructive feedback when necessary
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of trends in the fields of represented graduate programs
  • Plan and implement recruitment activities to generate interest in graduate programs, including special events
  • Represent Catawba 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.
  • Adhere to specific goals as set by the Associate Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions and Director of Online Programming
  • Correspond with program applicants through email, telephone, and text
  • Develop and foster relationships with market influencers and alumni in area that may strengthen programs
  • Maintain record comments and applicant progress in Catawba’s CRM software system
  • Build relationships with program coordinators, faculty and facilitate faculty committee evaluation of applications based on college transcripts and recommendations
  • Serve on College committees and/or task forces
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE: 

  • B.A. or B.S. degree required. Prior experience working with graduate student recruitment is also preferred
  • Position requires initiative and ability to make decisions in a fast-paced setting
  • Must have the capacity to be clear, concise, intuitive, and personable
  • Exceptional communication skills and demonstrated professionalism required
  • Knowledge of Admissions processes, procedures and systems
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite. Prior experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) system preferred
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills with the capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license, willingness to travel, and reliable transportation required

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates primarily in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. Individual must have ability to travel and work a moderately flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.

 

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.

 

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 than 80 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:
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three (3) references in a single pdf document addressed to Ms. Alycia Parsons, Associate Director of Admissions, at hr@catawba.edu.  

 

Review of applications begins September 27, 2021, and the position remains open until 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.

 


 


Admissions Counselor for Undergraduate Online Programs

Department:                Admissions
Position Status:           Full-Time, Twelve (12) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Associate Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions
Classification:             Non-Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic professional to lead recruitment and admissions efforts for adult online bachelor completion students. This position requires representation 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. Additionally, this position will evaluate application and other supplemental materials for making admissions decisions.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Maintain thorough knowledge of trends in the fields of represented online programs, and advise students on the breadth and depth of opportunities available
  • Conduct thorough, holistic, selective review of an applicant’s candidacy
  • Plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned population, including travel activities and developing an inquiry pool, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, and admit to enrollment
  • Adhere to specific goals as set by the Associate Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions and Director of Online Programming
  • Correspond with program applicants through email, telephone, and text
  • Plan special events and arrange specific recruiting travel
  • Develop and foster relationships with market influencers and alumni in area that may strengthen programs
  • Maintain record comments and applicant progress in Catawba’s CRM software system.
  • Build relationships with program faculty and facilitate faculty committee evaluation of applications based on college transcripts and recommendations
    • Travel to community college and businesses within North Carolina to forge relationships with prospective students for online programs and those interested in transferring to Catawba
    • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE: 

  • B.A. or B.S. degree required. Prior experience working in college recruitment is preferred
  • Position requires initiative and ability to make decisions in a fast-paced setting
  • Must have capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, personable, and empathetic
  • Exceptional communication skills and demonstrated professionalism required
  • Knowledge of admissions processes, procedures and systems
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite. Prior experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) system preferred
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills with the capacity to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment
  • Aptitude to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license, willingness to travel, and reliable transportation required

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates primarily in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers. Individual must have ability to travel and work a moderately flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.

 

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 than 80 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:
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three (3) references in a single pdf document addressed to Ms. Alycia Parsons, Associate Director of Admissions, at hr@catawba.edu.   

Review of applications begins September 27, 2021, and the position remains open until 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.

 
 

 
 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Catawba College Department of Sport & Health Sciences invites applications for Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, starting date of January 2022.  The candidate will provide instruction for a rapidly growing Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.  The position will require advising Clinical Mental Health Counseling majors, coordinating internships and experiential learning, and curriculum maintenance.

Faculty will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction using evidence-based methodology. The faculty will also be responsible for the recruitment and advisement of a diverse student population, and will be expected to serve on departmental committees, engage in scholarship, and service activities of the College.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral degree from a CACREP-accredited counseling program required.
  • Licensure as a professional counselor (LCMHC or equivalent) required.  Licensure as an addictions specialist (LCAS or equivalent) preferred.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching.
  • Incorporate active learning strategies and effectively use in-person and online instructional technology to support classroom instruction.   
  • Evidence of research in the field of clinical mental health counseling and a strong promise for scholarly activity and professional service.   
  • Remain current with new trends and developments in the field to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning through attendance at conferences, seminars and workshops. 

 

TO APPLY:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should include the following:

1)      CV/Resume

2)      Application with cover letter

3)      Statement of teaching philosophy for clinical mental health counseling

4)      Contact information for at least 3 professional references

 

Email all documents as a single PDF file to Dr. Jim Hand, Dean of the School of Health Sciences & Human Performance at cmhcsearch@catawba.edu re: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Faculty Position.

Catawba College provides an education focused on an institutional philosophy of a liberal education, which entails a broad range of knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, and individual and social responsibility fostered and developed in all academic programs, including general education and majors, and from the freshman to senior years.  The College’s mission is to provide “students and education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation” and to enable “students to reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens.”  Further information on the College can be found at: www.catawba.edu.

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

 

 

Asst. Professor of Energy, Innovation, and Sustainable Technology (Tenure Track)

Department:                Department of Environment and Sustainability
Position Status:           Full-Time, Nine (9) Month Appointment
Directly Reports To:   Chair of Department of Environment and Sustainability
Classification:             Exempt

The Department of Environment & Sustainability at Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks to add a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Energy, Innovation, and Sustainable Technology to its dynamic, collegial, and progressive faculty cohort. This is a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment beginning in January or August, 2022. While teaching introductory and interdisciplinary upper-level courses in the applicant’s areas of strength or interest will be the candidate’s primary responsibilities, Catawba expects the selected candidate to develop and maintain a program of scholarship involving our students as co-participants, in addition to advising and Catawba committee service.

Teaching requirements are a combination of four (4) lecture and/or laboratory sections per semester and independent studies and mentorship on an ad hoc basis. The successful candidate will have a promising record in undergraduate teaching or equivalent professional experience, a history of impactful green technology-based research or innovation programs, student- and intern-centered directed mentorship, and evidence of teamwork as a part of a close-knit academic or professional program. Departmental responsibilities include collaborating on curriculum review and course creation, developing field experiences, advising and mentorship of students, and serving as a point of contact for interested student recruits, among others. College-wide service responsibilities generally include participation on one (1) to two (2) academic committees on a rolling basis.

Candidates with strengths in Sustainability and Renewable Energy, with particular interest in (but not limited to) a combination of renewable energy and innovation (solar, wind, hydro and beyond), storage and transmission systems, grid modernization, emerging materials and technology for energy futures, on- and off-grid energy production and project design and development are particularly encouraged to apply.  

Catawba is interested in applicants who will advance our goals for equity, diversity, justice, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) community and members of other underrepresented groups. Candidates with experience in working with groups underrepresented in STEM are encouraged. Ph.D. or equivalent degree and professional experience is required (Catawba will accept final stage ABD for application, but must be conferred before employment commences). 

Catawba campus solar arrays produce more than one megawatt of power, and these installations are but one example of the widespread campus infrastructure and ethos, demonstrating our commitment to sustainability and the environment. We offer a 3-2 BS/MEM collaboration with Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, diverse study abroad opportunities, generous scholarship support, and robust internship programs for undergraduate Environment & Sustainability majors, as well as excellent departmental support to augment faculty teaching and research/advocacy development.  


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 than 80 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 should submit the following:

  • Letter of interest;
  • Resume or curriculum vitae;
  • Statement of teaching philosophy & experience;
  • Statement of research interests, including how undergraduates can be incorporated into a green tech research,  innovation and/or implementation program at a small college;
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts for terminal degrees; and
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

E-mail all documents as a single PDF file to Dr. Luke Dollar, Chair of the Department of Environment and Sustainability at ENVGreenTechSearch@catawba.edu.

Catawba will prioritize applications received on or before October 15, 2021.

 

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’s operations. Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Chief Information Officer

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

The Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and is responsible for all aspects of information technology. The CIO directs the activities of the information technology department including technical and instructional support, systems/networking, enterprise systems, and process improvement teams. The CIO is responsible for planning, implementing, managing, and supporting Catawba’s network, wireless, server, and storage infrastructure, academic and administrative systems and databases, information security, educational technologies, telecommunications, media services, client computing resources, and support services. The CIO plans, coordinates, and supports technology-based initiatives in collaboration with others and ensures a high level of support services to students, faculty, and staff.

Catawba College is a small institution in Salisbury, North Carolina, equidistant from Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte. 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, including general education and majors, and from the freshman to senior years. 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. 

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:

    • Work in partnership with Catawba leadership and constituents to deliver IT services and solutions aligning with Catawba’s mission and strategic goals 
    • With direction from the Cabinet, establish and lead an IT steering committee to define, prioritize, and implement project/work requests
    • Consult with and assist faculty and department heads to plan for and apply technology initiatives for classroom-based, hybrid, and distance learning
    • Prepare and implement operating, capital, and project budgets; manage department procurement and spending activities; provide progress reports and analysis; assess technology changes and their impact on the department and Catawba budget; make appropriate recommendations and adjustments to budget strategy
    • Manage the negotiation, preparation, and administration of contracts for technology services, products, and financing
    • Assess current enterprise systems to determine propriety of continued use and, if so determined, develop a plan to convert enterprise systems
    • Establish an IT road map for major applications and infrastructure considering integration and sourcing strategies; manage existing solutions and plan investments in emerging technologies; develop and implement short- and long-term technology plans in alignment with Catawba’s strategic direction; make actionable recommendations based on the evaluation of alternatives and cost-effective solutions.
    • Implement an information security strategy and framework safeguarding information assets and mitigating risks. 
    • Develop and communicate IT policies and procedures for acceptable use and information security, and interpret and administer applicable policies in compliance with information security laws and regulations
    • Manage and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, resources, and documentation. Analyze risks, and manages contingency planning and incident response to minimize disruption of business operations. Serve as member of the Catawba Emergency Response Group
    • Manage the portfolio of Catawba IT projects and ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget, and meet customer expectations
    • Lead, direct, manage, evaluate, and provide appropriate training and career growth opportunities for IT personnel
    • Ensure the IT department has policies, procedures, and standards in place meeting regulatory requirements and are consistent with industry best practices.
    • Review and approve all computer software and hardware purchases for pricing, performance to specifications, and conformance to Catawba IT architecture standards. 
    • Analyze equipment and software needs and present solutions to management for approval
    • Improve and recommend services to support administrative computing, academic computing, and educational technologies 
    • Develop and implement training opportunities to support technology users
    • Serve as Catawba’s liaison to higher education IT operations, committees, and consortia
    • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Technology Management, or related discipline required
    • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in information technology, of which at least seven (7) have been in a leadership role encompassing strategic planning, budgeting, process improvement, and managing IT resources, staff, and services required
    • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a higher education environment
    • Experience with development, installation, and maintenance of ERP systems in an educational environment
    • Experience with and knowledge of current and emerging technology used in an academic environment including voice and data communications, networks, servers/storage, software and database applications, information security, enterprise computing systems, academic and educational technology, and online/hybrid course delivery
    • Experience in building strong collaborative relationships with institutional stakeholders, both inside and outside of IT
    • Excellent project leadership, problem-solving, conceptualization, and presentation skills
    • Ability to supervise the work of staff and recommend appropriate personnel actions
    • 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
    • Strong communications skills and demonstrated experience in working successfully 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.

 

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 August 6, 2021.

 

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

 


 

Development Support Specialist

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

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a Development Support Specialist to provide administrative and development support for complex and confidential projects within the Office of Development. Primarily, the chosen candidate will coordinate donor and prospect activities to support Development strategies, provide calendar support, handle large volume of e-mail, and manage the annual student phonathon program. This position interacts with all levels of the organization, including Catawba executive administration, other offices throughout the campus. 

Essential Functions: 

    • Coordinate the annual student donor calling program effort to include hiring and training student staff, coordinating data meetings with Annual Giving and Advancement Services stakeholders, managing data processes, providing data clean-up guidance, developing and/or editing appropriate scripts, following-up on questions/issues raised during the Student Calling Program, and coordinating pledge reminders for fulfillment
    • Schedule meetings, reserve meeting locations, coordinate logistics, and create and distribute agendas and meeting materials
    • Research and organize data to prepare complex reports, presentations, and summaries of various materials, and compose and edit a variety of correspondence
    • Answer multiline phones, greet visitors, and respond to office inquiries 
    • Assist with event coordination and support
    • Gather fiscal data, assist in preparing budgets, and monitor budgets for discrepancies; administer the office purchasing cards and Development Office travel; create and maintain Development contracts and giving agreements, purchase orders, reimbursements, and other relevant expenses
    • Provide account data analysis and reports
    • Manage Development electronic and physical files
    • Manage, order, and maintain office supply room inventory
    • Provide back up support for gift processing, as needed
    • Attend weekend and evening events, as needed
    • May be assigned additional development and communications tasks as needed
    • Perform other duties as requested, delegated, or 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 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
  • Must also have 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
  • Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the College Mission and Values

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, or similar software
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to perform well within a team and possess a positive and optimistic attitude
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds while setting-up special event premises or other occasions, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices for financial analysis of budgets
  • Experience in producing financial and expense reports, purchasing, accounting, skills to monitor financial activities and transactions for report generation, purchasing, travel vouchers, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of the techniques of donor/prospect research with the ability to extract and distill pertinent/critical information from multiple sources
  • Experience in arranging and coordinating logistics for meetings and events. Experience arranging travel, including booking, creating itineraries, and reconciling expenses

 

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 80 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 give priority to applications received by September 24, 2021.

 

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

 


 

Director of Conferences and Events

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

This position will provide direction and professional expertise for Catawba’s academic, fundraising, athletic, summer and community conferences and events. The position is responsible as the event lead for the support and coordination of scheduling, planning and logistics of events.  As manager, create a service-orientated team to assist in planning and hosting events and conferences. 

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

  • Hiring, training, and supervision of event staff and student workers
  • Author effective business and marketing plans that will lead to revenue and participation growth for Catawba's conference services and camps, particularly in the expansion of use of summer housing and the development of high-profile conference relationships.
  • Update and maintain the Conferences and Events web page(s) and provide suggestions and input to the Catawba Communications department regarding additional web content to improve recruitment of additional conferences and events
  • Direct the development of policies and procedures fostering a team approach 
  • Build relationships with Catawba personnel and the surrounding community to develop the “Single Access Point” concept for events, conferences, camps, and other uses.
  • Actively recruit and grow the number of events and conferences conducted on the Catawba campus
  • Establish rate structures and revise contracts for meeting room rental and production services
  • Coordinate food and beverage service for conferences and events with on campus catering
  • Coordinate and support all facets of summer conferences and camps, working closely with conference groups on scheduling, contracts, housing, and facility access and use
  • Request work service from internal and/or contracted labor specialists when necessary
  • Proactively ensure maintenance work is completed as requested and work through service issues as needed
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external customers while developing work relations with key partners across campus
  • Serve as onsite manager at select events to advise team and facilitate operations and respond to emergencies or problems
  • Ensures all aspects of events are implemented and controlled according to plans
  • Create, maintain, and circulate one Catawba-wide calendar for all events
  • Maintain leases, work with tenants, and collect rent for Catawba rental houses
  • Maintain departmental records, prepare invoices, process invoices, prepare expense reports, order supplies and equipment, and other administrative duties as assigned 
  • Administer budgets and develop additional revenue streams
  • Other duties as assigned

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. 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.  Job requirements include frequent travel between facilities, fieldwork, working at heights, climbing ladders, and the ability move equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; and movement in facilities. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to loud. 

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends when necessary.   Ability to drive a College fleet vehicle.  Ability to lift up to fifty pounds. 

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Relations, HRM or related field.  Minimum two years of event coordination, conference planning or related program experience.   Experience working at a College/University preferred. 

Successful applicant must exhibit high level of computer skills, with demonstrated strong skills using Excel.  Demonstrated history of problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills along with the ability to work collaboratively with others required. Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills required.   Must possess excellent customer service skills.

 

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 80 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 September 30, 2021. 

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

 


 

Director of Housing and Residence Life

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

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks applicants for its Director of Housing and Residence Life. The selected candidate will guide, advise, and supervise Catawba’s Office of Housing and Residence Life, further Catawba’s Mission through programs developed and implemented by Housing and Residence Life and administer the overall educational and managerial responsibilities within the office. The Director of Housing and Residence Life is responsible for the responsible for effective management of all Catawba residence hall facility operations and supervision of all residence life functions.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

Directly supervise and facilitate the recruitment, training, development of Catawba Resident Assistant and two Graduate Area Housing Coordinators
Consistent with the Catawba Mission and Student Affairs priorities, create and implement a team development plan including but not limited to individual meetings, weekly staff meetings, and team bonding activities
Guide Resident Assistant and Area Housing Coordinators in supporting the departmental mission and vision to cultivate communities focused on sense of belonging, inclusivity, wellbeing, academic success, and engaged citizenship
Conduct meetings with individual Resident Assistants and Area Housing Coordinators and provide the framework for weekly staff meetings
Assess the needs, interests, and expectations of all staff members through ongoing feedback, development, and job action if needed
Develop and lead community-wide programs and activities contributing to the academic and personal development of residents and creating a positive atmosphere for residents and guests
Serve as a role model, provide visibility and be available to residents by completing office hours each week; serve as a department liaison to parents and students by mediating disputes and conflicts pertaining to student development as well as department and Catawba policies

 

    • Assess student development needs and concerns; work in partnership with Student Affairs staff interpret, communicate, and enforce Catawba policies, rules, and regulations
    • Adjudicate residence hall-level conduct incidents timely, including notice and hearing of documented incidents
    • Assist with annual review of the Student Resource Guide and other departmental policies governing student conduct and expectations in the residence halls
    • Ensure compliance with professional and legal standards of due process, risk management, Clery reporting, etc.
    • Work closely with the Chaplain’s Office, Catawba counselors, Catawba Public Safety, and other campus partners to manage the outreach and follow-up for students of concern within a timely manner
    • Coordinate the overall administrative management of Catawba Housing and Residence Life and prepare for administrative processes such as community opening in the Fall and closing at the end of each semester
    • Conduct a monthly walk through of all residence halls to monitor physical condition of the buildings
    • Coordinate with staff members to complete scheduled health and safety inspections of student rooms in the Fall and Spring semesters and at conclusion of the January and Summer terms
    • Manage damage accountability, billing process, and ensure work orders are submitted for health and safety inspections and closing processes
    • Actively oversee, track and reconcile the Housing & Residence Life budget on a monthly basis, including but not limited to programming, professional development, and training budgets
    • Facilitate the check-in and check-out of residents and in maintaining room occupancy and processing room changes
    • Serve on Catawba committees at the direction of the Senior Vice-President for the College Experience
    • Advise student leadership groups, including advisor for the student organization, Residence Hall Association (RHA)
    • Lead Residence Life with fall and mid-year training, Resident Advisor and Area Housing Coordinator selections, staff recognition initiatives, and first-year and upper-class programs
    • Participate in on-call rotation with other Residence Life and Housing staff; work cooperatively with Chaplains Office, Catawba Public Safety, Student Health Services, Catawba counselors, and other campus and community resources to provide assistance during emergency and/or crisis situations
    • Contribute to an effective unit by completing special projects and performing other duties assigned by the Senior Vice-President & Dean of Students
    • On Call & Crisis Management
      • Serve in on-call crisis management rotation for campus.
      • Provide emergency response and crisis management as needed on campus and for staff.
      • Develops a residence hall on-call program with the Resident Assistants to assure 24-hour, seven day coverage in the residence halls
    • Other Duties as Assigned by the President and/or the Senior-Vice President for the College Experience & Dean of Students

  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

    • Collaborative individual working with faculty and staff from a variety of Catawba departments
    • Ability to multitask and find creative solutions in a supervisory and autonomous environment
    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and learning management systems such as Blackboard. 
    • Understanding of student management systems such as Banner, Presence, eRezLife, and Maxient
    • Strong oral and written communication skills need to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators
    • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills
    • Familiarity with social media platforms such as Instagram
    • Demonstrate tact, a positive attitude, courtesy and discretion in dealing with trustees, faculty, staff, students, high-level Catawba officials, and the public
    • Work independently as well as function effectively in a team and within a diverse group of people
    • Adaptability, flexibility and a willingness to work in a changing environment
    • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours
    • This position demands accuracy, honesty, integrity and the ability to work within the Catawba Mission

 

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

    • Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel or related field
    • At least five (5) years’ experience of working in residence life on a college/university campus
    • Experience in developing, implementing and assessing strategic goals, objectives, and outcomes
    • Experience in supervision/administrative role

 

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 80 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 September 24, 2021.

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

 

 


 

 

Ellucian Banner Senior Administrator

Department:                Information Technology
Position Status:           Full-time
Directly Reports To:   Deputy Chief Information Officer
Classification:             Exempt                                                                       

 

SUMMARY:
This position will be a key contributor to planning, analysis, coordination, support, and maintenance of the ERP system Ellucian Banner as well as other enterprise software applications.  The role serves as a point-of-contact for assigned functional areas and assists with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, and analyzing data for process improvement opportunities.   Successful candidates will have knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL), strong communication skills, ability to understand campus needs, meet deadlines, manage competing priorities, work effectively with peers and independently, multi-task, and possess a strong attention to detail.  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: 

    • Coordinate efforts to ensure Banner and Oracle environment operates in accordance with established security and support best practices (including troubleshooting and resolution of Oracle database and application server problems)
    • Significant enhancements to existing items that require modernization.  Identifies system inefficiencies and recommends effective solutions
    • Lead the resolution of complex technical problems within assigned systems at the application, database, and server levels
    • Coordinate efforts with assessment, remediation, and implementation of best practices for Banner and Oracle environment (including assurance of version control over Oracle and Banner-specific software on database servers and application servers)
    • Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions
    • Researches and integrates design strategies, product specifications, development schedules, and user expectations into product capabilities
    • Works closely with database and systems administration staff to maximize function and effectiveness of enterprise applications
    • Develops and maintains documentation of systems, services, processes, and procedures
    • Other duties as assigned

 

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

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in information technology or related field or equivalent related experience.  Demonstrated knowledge of Ellucian Banner or similar higher education administrative software preferred as well as proficient in Oracle programming; and proficient in using a scripting language (C, C+, PLSQL, etc.).  Experience with project management. 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.

 

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 80 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 give priority to applications received by September 30, 2021.

 

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

 


 

 

Environmental Services Technician

Department:                Environmental Services/Facilities
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Director of Environmental Services
Supervisory Resp:       None              
Classification:             Non-Exempt

                                                                       

SUMMARY:
Reporting to the College’s Director of Environmental Services, the selected Environmental Technician will be a valued member of the Environmental Services team. The Environmental Technician must ensure the College building and grounds are tidy and maintained at all times.

 

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:

    • Working professionally as a member of the College’s Environmental Services team to ensure high standards of cleanliness, hygiene, and tidiness in all College buildings and grounds
    • Performing a variety of cleaning activities
    • Sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping; shampooing carpets, stripping, burnishing, and/or waxing floors
    • Scrubbing showers, bathtubs, and/or bathrooms
    • Emptying trash and recycling containers
    • Moving furniture as needed
    • Washing windows, inside and outside
    • Cleaning staircases
    • Working from ladders
    • Picking up and removing litter from campus
    • Reports needed or observed repairs and problems discovered on campus; notify superiors of damage, deficits, and disturbances on campus
    • Protect College equipment and ensure there are no inadequacies
    • Deal with reasonable complaints and requests with professionalism and patience
    • Other duties as assigned.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates on a College campus, both inside buildings and on the College grounds.

 

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 role requires medium to heavy lifting, bending, squatting, and use of brooms, vacuums, mops, floor stripping, and waxing equipment.

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Proven experience as a cleaner or housekeeper, or evidence of ability to be trained in this role. Ability to work with little supervision and maintain high level of performance. Customer oriented and friendly. Ability to manage time wisely and work efficiently without compromising quality. Knowledge of the English language. High school degree preferred. Must have valid driver’s license and driving record approved by Human Resources. Must pass pre-employment drug screening.

 

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 80 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 a Catawba employment application to hr@catawba.edu.

 

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

 


 

 

Executive Director of Facilities

Department:                Facilities
Position Status:           Full-time
Directly Reports To:   Vice President for Finance and Administration
Supervisory Resp:       Yes
Classification:             Non-Exempt                                                             


SUMMARY
: 

This position has overall responsibility for the vision of a cohesive facilities team that is a leader in providing exceptional service and responsible stewardship of university resources.  This position has direct supervision of staff in all areas of the physical plant, maintenance, grounds, custodial operations, conferences and events, capital projects and fleet. This role will provide critical facilities insight, support, and leadership to effectively address the short- and long-term institution facilities priorities.   The facility footprint is of the College is two-hundred and seventy-five acres with over fifty buildings and approximately 1.2 million square feet. 

 

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:

    • Leading the Facilities Management organization to set new standards as a service-oriented, professional, and efficient facilities function capable of addressing the diverse needs of a residential campus 
    • Elevating the engagement of all Facilities Management staff to achieve a consistent, accountable level of performance and service delivery, including its use of technology and partnership with Information Technology. Creation of standards, processes and work plans
    • Working collaboratively with members of the Facilities department, contractors, contracted service providers, students, faculty, staff and community members
    • Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of all existing college facilities.
    • Will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive, strategic, and prudent approach to deferred, routine and preventive maintenance. These plans should include ADA compliance, sustainability, grounds, athletics and broader initiatives in branding
    • Will advise, plan, direct and manage all aspects of College's capital improvement and deferred maintenance programs. Will manage the design, contracts, timelines, construction and build of capital projects, real estate acquisitions and facilities related services
    • Developing a more strategic approach to master planning in the context of broader institutional planning for the College's strategic plan, bringing a new level of thinking about the College's spaces and physical assets in the changing landscape of higher education, including conferences and events. Will advise, design and implement a new campus master plan with Cabinet
    • Accountable for all aspects of space planning and design. Determine near-term space needs and long-term space needs as part of new campus master plan. Develops processes and tools to enhance rigor within space planning and space utilization
    • Oversees the recruitment, supervision, professional development, and performance of staff
    • Develops and manages the department's annual operating and capital budgets
    • Other duties as assigned

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and fax machines. 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. Job requirements include frequent travel between facilities, fieldwork, working at heights, climbing ladders, and the ability to navigate rough terrain on construction sites in all types of weather. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold (non-weather), extreme hot (non-weather), and construction hazards. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to loud. 

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule if emergency situations or inclement weather arise.   Ability to drive a College fleet vehicle. Ability to lift up to fifty pounds. 

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in the engineering discipline, construction management, facilities management, or architectural field; professional license/certification is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of construction contracts and major facilities renovation. Leadership and management experience a minimum of five years in different levels of facilities services, construction, college administration, or similar work environment. Experience working with architects, engineers and contractors.  Thorough working knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance factors related to facilities operation and construction. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as; Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint, as well as other technology related to facilities management and capital renderings.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 
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.

 For best consideration, please submit application materials by August 31, 2021.

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

 


 

Facilities Technician

Department:                Facilities Management
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Manager of Facilities
Classification:             Non-Exempt 


JOB OVERVIEW:
The selected candidate will provide support and assistance on a full-time basis for a variety of tasks within the Catawba College maintenance operations team.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES 

  • Work closely with Facilities Department members to provide a variety of assistance in many areas.
  • Scope of work will likely vary daily to include, at a minimum, the following:
    • Install, repair, change, and service locks and securities of all types as may be requested by students, faculty or staff
    • Construct or duplicate keys from existing ones, patterns, and codes
    • Removal of paint, sanding and preparing surfaces for painting, and painting interior and exterior surfaces of College owned properties.
    • Using equipment to clean, extract, and pressure wash various floor types, outside buildings, and walkways.
    • Assisting in moving heavy equipment from one building to another as needed.
    • Working from ladders or lifts performing various duties.
    • Driving facility vehicles if required to complete tasks above
    • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
The selected candidate must be self-motivated, able to work with the existing Facilities team, accept and carry out directions and instructions. Willing to learn and operate various equipment such a key machine. Must be able to operate a hand truck, dollies, and desk jacks.  Valid driver license required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This job operates on a College campus, both inside buildings and on and off the College grounds.

 

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 role requires up to heavy lifting, and the selected candidate must be able to lift 40 pounds. This role also requires frequent and repetitive bending, squatting, climbing ladders to access multiple story structures, the dexterity and strength to use grounds equipment as listed above, and the physical ability to complete the listed tasks on a daily basis.

 

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 80 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 application; and
      • Contact information for three (3) professional references.

 

Catawba will give priority to applications received by September 30, 2021.

 

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

 


 

Help Desk Specialist

Department:                Information Technology
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Chief Information Officer or designee
Classification:             Exempt                                                                       

This position will support students, faculty, and staff via walk ins, telephone, email, and/or remote assisting software. 

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: 

  • Help students and employees with PC, printer, network, hardware, installation, and maintenance services
  • Receive incoming Help Desk telephone calls and provide technology support over the telephone, in-person, and via e-mail
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems reported to the IT Help Desk ticketing system
  • Track ticket resolution for department reporting
  • Create and submit work order tickets for technology assistance
  • Perform configuration and installation of Catawba mobile devices and administer the mobile device management system
  • Serve as a technical contact for Catawba events
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong customer services skills and exhibited understanding of position and department as a service provider to all Catawba constituents
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple requests
  • 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

 

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 80 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 September 30, 2021.

 

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

 


 

Outreach Specialist, Center for the Environment

Department:                Center for the Environment
Position Status:           Part-Time, Temporary, Four (4) Month Position
Directly Reports To:   Director of the Center for the Environment
Classification:             Non-Exempt

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a part-time, temporary employee to contact and update lists of Center for the Environment (CENV) alumni and assist with the coordination of large upcoming events

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

  • Call alumni who have been associated with the Center for the Environment and other contacts to make sure each is aware of upcoming CENV events, inviting them to attend
  • Assist in updating CENV contact lists
  • Enlist and coordinate volunteers to assist with general logistics of events associated with the Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to reach out to alumni and other contacts via phone
  • Strong organizational skills to update contact records
  • Ability to organize and recruit volunteer help
  • Experience in assisting with event coordination and logistics
  • Creative nature
  • Strong ability to multi-task


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
:
High energy level is required for this position during the time of event set-up and other logistical work.

 

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 than 80 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 October 15, 2021.

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. Catawba complies with all federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination.

 


 

Sports Information Director

Department:                Athletics
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Director of Athletics
Classification:             Exempt 

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks applications for its Sports Information Director (“SID”) position. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Director of Athletics for identifying, writing, and disseminating Catawba sports information via various media to internal and external audiences through multiple mediums. Catawba has begun revamping its external facing websites and its internal intranet site, and the SID will lead the Department of Athletics revisions to improve the content and improve recruiting. The SID will work collaboratively with Department of Athletics staff to effectively market and leverage successes of the Department, teams, and student athletes through enhanced coverage and promotion of athletic events and achievements. This role will also coordinate with the Catawba Director of Marketing and Communications to ensure consistency with Catawba’s overall marketing and communication strategy.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • Oversee all aspects of sports information and Department of Athletics communications for 21 varsity sports and 23 athletic teams
    • Develop and manage Catawba’s athletics website, post news releases, photo galleries, and videos, update team rosters, statistics, games summaries, and coaches’ & student-athletes’ biographies
    • Ensure Catawba athletics video boards (currently one, likely second additional video board in the near future) are prepared for games and athletics events, develop and lead team of staff and/or students who operate the video boards as part of Catawba’s overall event management plan
    • Oversee live-streaming of Catawba athletics events
    • Cover athletic events and provide accurate, up-to-date statistics and results to Catawba coaching staff and media
    • Disseminate press releases on athletics-related topics, on and off season, game summaries, and features on Catawba, teams, coaches, and student-athletes to print and broadcast media as well as to sport-specific websites; work with local, regional, and national media on placement of targeted athletics stories; provide story ideas to local media
    • Develop student intern program and supervise students working as sports statisticians, feature writers, and video board operators
    • Collaborate with the Catawba Office of Marketing and Communication in the development of marketing strategies and materials consistent with Catawba’s overall marketing and branding plan.
    • Enhance promotion of events, athletic fundraising, and recruiting, while generally advancing Catawba’s Mission
    • Utilize variety of social media platforms to engage a wide range of internal and external constituents
    • Write and edit copy for all home sports programs and schedule cards
    • Work with coaches on copy for camp brochures and recruiting materials
    • Write copy for special events such as Hall of Fame banquet and sports-related feature articles
    • Manage the annual Sports Information operating budget
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Requires knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism or a related field as well as knowledge of website management and statistics software
    • Prefer at least two (2) years of effective experience in writing, editing, and Web management.  
    • Previous experience as an SID or within sports marketing is preferred.

 

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 80 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 a cover letter, current resume, contact information for three references, and provide access to a portfolio or PDF of relevant sports information stories, videos, and/or design work completed by the applicant to:

Mr. Drew H. Davis
Vice-President, General Counsel, and Director of Human Resources
Catawba College
2300 W. Innes St
Salisbury, NC28144
hr@catawba.edu

 Complete files received prior to September 10, 2021, will receive full consideration, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

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

 


 

Student Accounts Receivable

Department:                Business Office
Position Status:           Full-time
Directly Reports To:   Director of Student Accounts
Supervisory Resp:       None              
Classification:             Non-Exempt                                                               

Catawba College (“Catawba”) seeks a forward-facing Student Accounts Receivable professional to positively interact with the campus community and assist in managing student accounts at Catawba.   

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: 

    • Provide quality customer service in a front office setting
    • Review and maintain accuracy of student account charges for tuition, room and board charges, student insurance and other student fees
    • Receive and post payments from students, families and various departments on campus
    • Discuss payment plan options and offer payment figures
    • Process student refunds
    • Daily bank deposit
    • Address inquiries from students, parents, faculty, and staff by way of telephone, e-mail and in person.
    • Communicate with students regarding the collection of account balances due
    • Other duties as assigned.

 

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

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

 

DESIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Associate’s Degree required, although Bachelor’s Degree preferred. One (1) to three (3) years of accounting experience required. Successful applicant must exhibit high level of computer skills, with demonstrated strong skills using Excel. Demonstrated history of problem-solving, planning, and organizational skills along with the ability to work collaboratively with others required. Familiarity with Banner preferred, but not required. Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills 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 80 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 September 30, 2021.

 

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

 

 


 

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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