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Employment Opportunities

Catawba College continues to receive and process employment applications. Catawba transitioned to remote classes on March 23, and our non-essential employees are working remotely. However, Catawba continues to operate to serve our students, faculty and staff. Our search committees and hiring managers continue to review applicant materials and move forward with search processes. We urge you to apply for positions of interest and thanks you for your interest in Catawba College.

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PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE APPLYING

 


 

There are 4 positions currently open at Catawba:

(Updated 10/19/20)
 
 
 

Accounting Assistant

Position Title:             Accounting Assistant
Department:                Business Office
Position Status:           Full-time
Directly Reports To:   Controller/Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
Supervisory Resp:       None              
Classification:             Non-Exempt

Summary:
This position oversees monthly financial closing processes, manages the general ledger, supports College budget managers, and assists the College Controller/Director of Financial Planning & Analysis.  

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:

    • Prepare and enter journal entries
    • Maintain log of monthly journal entries
    • Reconcile and review general ledger account balances
    • Support of College departmental budget managers by responding to account code questions, processing corrections, and providing analysis as needed
    • Communicate, present, and interact with College faculty, staff, students, and visitors in a highly professional manner
    • Back up Student Accounts Receivable by receiving and posting payments, addressing student questions, assisting with collection of outstanding balances.
    • 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. 


To Apply
: 
Applicants must submit a cover letter, completed application, and current resume/curriculum vitae references to: 

Mr. Drew H. Davis
Director of Human Resources
Catawba College
2300 W. Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
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.

 

 

 

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 travel schedule for given territory (attend college fairs and schedule private visits at high schools in territory assigned)
    • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
    • 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 and a minimum three (3) to five (5) years of college Admissions experience preferred
    • 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
    • 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

 Catawba may promote the selected candidate to an Assistant Director of Admissions upon no less than one year of stellar performance in this role.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Department:                Financial Aid
Position Status:           Full-Time
Directly Reports To:   Director of Financial Aid
Supervisory Resp:       None              
Classification:             Non-Exempt

As part of a cohesive financial aid team, the selected candidate for this position will perform a variety of duties in the evaluation and analysis of student needs and eligibility for financial aid; counseling students and families, financial aid processing.

                                                  

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

    • Analyze financial information submitted by applicants utilizing established federal and Catawba College standards and guidelines to determine financial need
    • Counsel students and families via phone, email and in person as front of office and participate in presentation activities both on and off campus
    • Perform daily processing in Banner and EdConnect to include Federal Loan files, Pell Grant files, and ISIR Loads
    • Coordinate and administer assigned federal, state and institutional programs; develop and implement new initiatives within assigned program areas as appropriate. Processing, disbursement, reporting and reconciliation of assigned programs.  Programs typically assigned to this position are as follows:
      • Federal and Private Loan programs
      • Private Outside Scholarships
      • Assist with Financial Literacy and Default Prevention Program
      • Assist with Federal  and State Grant/Scholarship programs
      • Assist with Athletics Scholarship
      • Assist in the review of files selected for the verification process and revising financial aid packages accordingly
      • Assist in updating, editing, and designing of financial aid webpages, forms, and other material distributed by the Financial Aid Office
      • Supervision and training of work-study office assistants
      • 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, scanners, and fax machines.

 

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

 

Desired Education, Skills, and Experience 

    • Superior interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to conduct interviews of students and families
    • Advanced computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Knowledge and understanding of data analysis and computer based data entry applications
    • Ability to quickly acquire new computer skills as required by the job
    • Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple jobs simultaneously without reduction in work quality
    • Must be able to work collaboratively and cohesively within a team environment
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in the administration of student financial aid programs at a college, university, or private school preferred.
    • Ellucian/Banner experience preferred.

 

To Apply:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, completed application, and current resume/curriculum vitae references to: 

Mr. Drew H. Davis
Director of Human Resources
Catawba College
2300 W. Innes Street
Salisbury, North Carolina 28144
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.


Student Accounts Receivable

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

Summary:
This position has overall responsibility of interacting with the campus community as it relates to managing student accounts with the college.   

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. 

 

To Apply:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, completed application, and current resume/curriculum vitae references to:

Mr. Drew H. Davis
Director of Human Resources
Catawba College
2300 W. Innes St
Salisbury, NC28144
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.

 

 


 

Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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