Skip to main content
Login to CatLink
Future Students

Apply online or check the status of your Admissions application:

Admission Portal

Employment Opportunities

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE APPLYING


 

There are 9 positions currently open at Catawba:

Stay tuned and check back often for other opportunities!

 

(Updated 12/19/18)
 

 




Assistant Athletic Trainer

Department             
Athletics

Position Status           
Full-Time; Ten (10) months (August 1-May 31); Tentative Start Date  of January 1, 2019

Directly Reports To  
Head Athletic Trainer

About Catawba College
Catawba College is a small, private four-year institution located in Salisbury, North Carolina, one hour north of Charlotte, and 1 hour south of the Triad Area.  A Division II member of South Athletic Conference, Catawba sponsors 22 competitive intercollegiate varsity sports teams.  To learn more about Catawba College Athletics, visit www.gocatawbaindians.com


Job Description
Catawba College has an opening for a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer.  Responsibilities include coordinating and delivering athletic training services to the student-athletes of Catawba College, including but not limited to: evaluation and treatment of injuries at practices and games, design and supervision of rehabilitation programs, administration of athletic training operations as assigned, and working with team physicians.  Requires travel and work over holidays and weekends.  This is a full-time (10-month; August 1 – May 31) position, with benefits (Tentative start date: January 1st). Sporting assignments are to be determined.


Qualifications
Master’s degree in athletic training or related field preferred, Bachelor’s degree required. Candidate must be nationally certified and in good standing with the Board of Certification (BOC).  CPR/AED and First Aid certification required.  Licensed or eligible for licensing in the state of North Carolina required.  Candidate must possess strong organizational, oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to work independently with multiple team assignments. College athletics experience preferred.


To Apply
Submit resume, cover letter and a list of a minimum of three references electronically to: bsauton@catawba.edu Brandon Auton Interim Head Athletic Trainer. Applications accepted until position is filled.  Catawba College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.


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 or Associate Professor of Sport Management

Sport Management: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Sport Management, Fall 2019.  Catawba College and the Department of Sport and Health Sciences is seeking a dynamic person to teach undergraduate and eventually graduate level courses.  The position will also require advising sport management majors, coordinating internships, developing experiential learning opportunities, and assisting with curriculum management.  Doctoral degree preferred.

The successful candidate must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to quality teaching, a strong promise for scholarly activity and professional service, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  The successful candidate will be expected to incorporate active learning strategies and effectively use instructional technology to support classroom instruction.  The candidate will be expected to provide ongoing academic advising and serve a diverse student population.  Evidence of research in the field of sport management is highly desirable.  The candidate will be required to remain current with new trends and developments in the field and to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, and/or workshops, maintain office hours to assist and advise students, participate in campus committees, and engage in the academic life of the College. 

Catawba College provides an education focused on an institutional philosophy of a liberal education, which entails a broad range of knowledge, intellectual and practical skills, and individual and social responsibility fostered and developed in all academic programs, including general education and majors, and from the freshman to senior years. 

The College’s mission is to provide “students 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.


To Apply

Consideration will be given to completed applications February 10th or until position is filled.  Completed applications must include: a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references.  Send to sportmanagement@catawba.edu.

 



Assistant Director of Career Services

Position Title: Assistant Director of Career Services

Department:  Office of Career Services

Position Status: Full-time; Ten (10) months

Directly Reports To: Director of Career Services & Internships

Supervisory Resp: None     

Classification: Exempt


Description: Catawba College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Career Services. This position is part of the college’s current Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). This initiative is the Catawba to Career (C2C) program, which is designed to provide expanded career awareness opportunities for students. 

Reporting to the Director of Career Services & Internships, the desired candidate will have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills and the ability to advise students at all stages of career development. Applicants must have the ability to work independently as well as a part of team, and demonstrate the ability to work in a diverse environment serving students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Applicants should have knowledge of employment trends, economy, job search techniques, workplace technology, and National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) protocols. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate working knowledge of career assessment tools, including FOCUS2 and Mind Garden. The successful candidate must be willing to continually take on new and complex projects while juggling multiple priorities and commitments.

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.

Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Master’s degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education, or a related field earned by date of appointment
    •  At least 2 years of experience providing career services to college students
    •  Proven ability to develop and lead career planning events or programming
    •  Working knowledge of Career Assessment tools such as Focus2, Mind Garden, or Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
    •  Ability to collaborate with  faculty, and staff and ability to interact effectively with college students
    •  Ability to coordinate activities across departments
    •  Familiarity with student management software such as Banner Relationship Management


Responsibilities:

    • Write formal evaluation reports and maintain student data
    • Assist students with resume development and advising
    • Counsel students after use of computer-assisted career assessment software and provide career progression plan 
    • Work with students to complete assessments associated with student learning outcomes
    • Administer surveys and conduct focus groups as part of program assessment
    • Compile assessment reports for accreditation purposes
    • Modify the C2C program based on assessment data and feedback
    • Lead and/or facilitate career development workshops, and programming
    • Define, collect, and analyze data through use of Microsoft Office tools
    • Work collectively with Director of Career Services & Internships on programming, and best practices

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.

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 Human Resources

Position Title: Assistant Director of Human Resources
Department: Human Resources
Position Status: Full-time
Directly Reports To: General Counsel and Director of Human Resources
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Classification: Exempt

Summary:
Reporting to the College’s General Counsel and Director of Human Resources, the Assistant Director of Human Resources will serve as a Human Resources Generalist and be responsible for supporting the daily operations of the College Human Resources (“HR”) Department. The College employs more than 400 full-time and part-time employees and adjunct professors, and the HR department currently processes approximately 400 student employees.

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 guidance, both independently and in conjunction with the General Counsel and Director of Human Resources, to managers and supervisors in the functional areas of human resources, with particular focus on staffing, compensation, performance management, employee relations, FMLA and various leaves of absence, staff development and discipline, retention, employee programs and initiatives, and communications.
    • Administer, in conjunction with the General Counsel and Director of Human Resources, the College’s employee benefits program, including health, vision, and dental insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plans, and retirement plans.
    • Assist with communication and implementation of College policies and procedures and ensure the College’s policies are met and compliant with applicable law.
    • Assure that HR transactions and data entry are processed and completed in a timely and accurate manner with attention to data integrity.
    • Track and analyze key metrics to monitor and continuously improve HR service delivery to College clients.
    • Coordinate employee onboarding; assist College stakeholders in revamping the College’s onboarding, orientation, and off-boarding processes.
    • Assist in providing management and support for departmental HR projects and provides guidance to staff on HR policies and procedures. 
    • Participate and provide insight in HR department process and software transitions.
    • Oversee HR department work study students; oversee HR-related aspects of College work study program and onboarding.
    • Communicate, present, and interact with College Trustees, faculty, staff, students, and visitors in a highly professional manner.
    • Produce reports and analysis for the College Trustees and cabinet-level officers as requested.
    • 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:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; previous direct human resources experience; experience in recruitment, compensation, and employee relations. Understanding of FMLA, STD, ADA, and worker's compensation. Must have demonstrated high level customer service, excellent verbal and written skills, attention to detail, intermediate Microsoft Office skills and experience in dealing with confidential information and highly sensitive matters with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism. Full understanding of state and federal employment law required. SHRM, HRCI and other HR related certification(s) a plus. Familiarity with Banner preferred.  


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

 

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

 

 

Business Adjuncts

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

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

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

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

The College's mission is to provide "students an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation" and to enable "students to reach their highest potential while becoming responsible citizens." Further information on the College and its business programs can be found at: www.catawba.edu, www.catawba.edu/ksob, and www.catawba.edu/segs.

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Mailing Address:

Adjunct Search/KSOB
Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144

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

 


 

Nursing Faculty Position 

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications

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


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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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


To Apply

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

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


 

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biology with Specialty in Microbiology/Cell Biology

Areas of specialized training and research interests may include but are not limited to: Immunology, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Human disease, Epidemiology, Fermentation science, Phylogenomics, and Metabolomics. 

Responsibilities include:

    • Teaching non-majors and majors biology classes including, cell biology, microbiology and immunology, introductory biochemistry, and other courses based on the applicant’s area of specialization.Teaching load is a 4:4, equivalent to four lectures or lab sections per semester
    • Contributing to pre-med and general student advising for the Department of Biology;
    • Mentoring students in an active undergraduate research program;
    • Collaborating with students, fellow faculty, and administrators in a liberal arts learning environment.
    • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the College's first year seminar experience and the Honors Program, and will be dedicated to teaching excellence.

Minimum Requirements:

    • PhD in a relevant field; ABD will be considered if completion date anticipated before August 2019.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior college-level teaching experience is preferred.


To Apply
Applications should be submitted as single PDF file via email and include: (1) Cover letter, (2) CV, (3) Statement of teaching philosophy & experience, (4) Statement of research interests including how undergraduates can be incorporated into a small college research program, (5) Unofficial copy of transcript for terminal degree, and (6) contact information for at least three references, to Drew Davis, Director of Human Resources, hr@catawba.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.  In order to ensure full consideration, please submit materials no later than Fri, Jan. 4, 2019.


About Catawba

Catawba College is a small college with a liberal arts foundation located in Salisbury, NC, approximately 45 minutes from Charlotte and Greensboro-Winston Salem.  Catawba College is only 30 minutes away from the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC where opportunities exist for research collaboration in various fields including human health and performance, drug discovery, and metabolomics. The sciences are on the move at Catawba College with the formation of a Department of Environment and Sustainability and a recently approved Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. The Biology Department is among the fastest growing at the College, and provides a dynamic and collegial work environment, with an emphasis on experiential and service learning.  

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.

 


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Education with Expertise in Digital Pedagogy and Mathematics Education

Responsibilities include:

    • Developing and teaching undergraduate courses in digital pedagogy.
    • Teaching undergraduate mathematics methods (elementary, middle, and secondary).
    • Collaborating with College faculty and local public/private school educators in enhancing digital pedagogy.
    • Supervision of clinical field experiences.
    • Assisting in ongoing program revision and assessment.
    • Provide service to the profession, university, department, community, and local public schools.

Minimum Requirements:

    • Earned doctorate in mathematics, mathematics education, or curriculum and instruction with appropriate related experiences; ABD, with degree completion by August 2019, considered.
    • Expertise and successful experience with digital pedagogy and instructional design in hybrid/online environments
    • Eligible for NC teacher licensure.
    • Record of successful K-12 teaching experience.
    • Demonstrated promise of scholarly activity. 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Expertise in edTPA (Professional Performance Assessments)
    • Experience with accreditation
    • Experience with Special Education
    • Experience with Science Education

 
To Apply
Deadline:  January 15, 2019.  Include a letter of interest; curriculum vita; brief statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references.  Send to soesearch@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.