Employment

Wesleyan College is an outstanding employer. Although our beautiful historic campus and close-knit community are unrivaled benefits, we still offer all those other benefits you'll value in a competitive compensation package. Listed here are current executive, faculty, and staff openings. We thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Wesleyan! Find out more about employment at Wesleyan College by contacting our Director of Human Resources at (478) 757-3803.  Directions to campus.

                        

Faculty Positions

Head Soccer Coach Department of Athletics
Position Description  Responsible for coaching, recruiting and managing the Wesleyan College, NCAA, Division III, soccer program.  Provides support to the athletic program for game day operations, coordination of athletic facility rentals/usage, summer camp and serves as the coordinator of the student-athlete experience (NCAA initiative).  This position reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students and Athletic Director.

Qualifications  Bachelor’s degree required.  Experience coaching on the college level preferred, high school level required.  The position requires demonstrated skills in communication, flexibility, organization, leadership, problem-solving, human relations, and ability to work with diverse populations.

Appointment, Salary, & Benefits  This is a full-time, 12-month position.  

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games, and competitive events.
  • Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to soccer.
  • Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles, such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, or feet, to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluate athletes' skills and review performance records to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games or sports seasons.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Keep records of athlete, team, and opposing team performance.
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of opposing teams to develop game strategies.
  • Arrange and conduct sports-related activities, such as training, skill-improvement courses, clinics, and pre-season try-outs.
  • Select, acquire, store, and issue equipment and other materials as necessary.
  • Perform activities that support the team or a specific sport, such as meeting with media representatives and appearing at fundraising events.
  • Monitor athletes' use of equipment to ensure safe and proper use.
  • Develop and arrange competition schedules and programs, based on NCAA rules and GSAC regulations.
  • File scouting reports that detail player assessments, provide recommendations on athlete recruitment, and identify locations and individuals to be targeted for future recruitment efforts.
  • Identify and recruit potential athletes.
  • Explain and demonstrate the use of sports and training equipment.


Special Projects and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and/or assist with special projects and committees as needed.
  • Maintain budget records.
  • Position will require night and weekend responsibilities.
  • Coordinate all facility rentals for athletics.
  • Develop programs for student-athlete wellness.
  • Serve as the coordinator for spring game day operations.
  • Develop summer soccer camps for grade school and high school players.
  • Other duties as assigned

All inquiries or letters of application (including resume and three professional references) contact:  Patricia M. Gibbs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA   31210. Electronic submissions are encouraged –  pgibbs@wesleyancollege.edu. Preference will be given to applications received prior to March 24, 2014.


Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology
(Full time, non-tenure track)

Wesleyan College invites applications for an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Biology (Non-tenure track). We seek an energetic, student-centered faculty member who will be responsible for teaching Microbiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology and Introductory Biology (majors and non-majors) to undergraduate students.  The successful candidate must be willing to teach day, evening or summer courses in the context of this full time (renewable, with benefits) position. Lecture and laboratory exercises for these courses will be held in the Munroe Science Center, a $12 million state-of-the-art teaching and research facility.

Requirements:
A Ph.D. in the life sciences is expected; the Department prefers candidates who have prior experience teaching undergraduate Microbiology and Human Anatomy and Physiology courses. Candidates must have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching of diverse learners and must be proficient with common laboratory instrumentation; facility with Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel is also required. Willingness to use technology for classroom instruction is an advantage.

Application:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including relevant teaching experience, a current curriculum vitae and three names of potential references. All candidates will be asked to send official transcripts upon the invitation to interview.  Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Address all inquiries to:
Biology Search Committee, c/o Rejeana Cassady, Office of Academic Affairs, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position start date: Fall, 2014.


Assistant/ Associate Professor in Nursing
The Division of Nursing at Wesleyan College invites individuals seeking faculty positions in nursing. Positions are full-time (nine-month), tenure track faculty appointments that include didactic and clinical teaching at the undergraduate BSN level, faculty service, professional service and scholarship. Screening of applicant credentials will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.

Required qualifications for Nursing faculty include a master’s degree in nursing with specialization in adult health, community health, maternal child, or mental health nursing, demonstrated clinical nursing experience and a current RN license in state of Georgia. Preferred qualifications include doctoral degree and/or experience teaching in a baccalaureate degree in nursing program and an established program of scholarship and/or faculty clinical practice.
Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including relevant teaching and/or nursing experience, a current curriculum vitae and three names of potential references. All candidates will be asked to send official transcripts upon the invitation to interview. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation and urine drug screen. EOE.

Address all inquiries to:
Nursing Search Committee, c/o Kara Koran, Department of Nursing, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.
Or electronically to Kara Koran kkoran@wesleyancollege.edu.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position start date: Fall, 2014

Staff Positions

Director of Admission
Wesleyan College seeks applications for the position of Director of Admission.  Under the direction of the Vice President for Enrollment Services, the Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of admission recruitment and strategies to attract and enroll a talented and diverse student population at the undergraduate level.  

Responsibilities

  • Supervises all admission counselors.
  • Recruitment in central Georgia.
  • Plans recruitment travel and college fairs for the admissions team.
  • Participates with the admissions team to set territory and departmental goals.
  • Reviews all applicant files and recommends scholarships.
  • Oversight of campus visits and events.
  • Works with faculty, staff and alumnae to enhance recruitment efforts.
  • Assists with the design and implementation of appropriate marketing strategies, using research, and analysis of data and trends.
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures in accordance with NACAC Principles of Good Practices as well as all federal and state regulations.
  • Assures data integrity, manages departmental budgets, and disseminates data for federal, state, and institutional reports.

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree is required with a Master’s degree preferred. Two to four years progressive experience in college admissions required. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrate analytical, management and organizational skills.

Application Procedure
Applicants should send a letter of interest, current resume, and three letters of reference to Meagon Davis, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail to mdavis@wesleyancollege.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by April 11, 2014, however review of candidates will continue until the position is filled.

 

Director of Campus Ministry

Overview
A fundamental aspect of the College’s mission is to encourage the faith life of students and to develop servant leaders who are prepared to serve the larger community. The Director of Campus Ministry oversees programming related to the spiritual life of the campus, helping students to grow in their faith and promoting a vibrant and diverse faith community. The Director works closely with the Campus Ministry Assistants and the Council on Religious Unity to plan opportunities for campus wide spiritual engagements.

Qualifications
The Director of Campus Ministry must be an active United Methodist who is capable of working easily with persons representing a multitude of cultures, ethnicities, and religious traditions. She or he must possess an understanding of the United Methodist traditions of higher education, have experience in servant leadership, and possess a commitment to social justice. The Director of Campus Ministry should have a degree in divinity from an accredited institution and have served in ministry for a minimum of 3 years.

The Director of Campus Ministry will report to the Vice President for Student Affairs and will work closely with the Chaplain. She or he also must be able to work with individuals from all departments and all constituencies across campus.

Appointment, Salary & Benefits
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position.  Salary is negotiable.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Serve as advisor to the Council on Religious Unity (CRU).
Serve as a liaison/advisor to all faith-based organizations on campus.
Assess and evaluate the spiritual community on campus and provide faith-based programming to meet the needs of students.
Work with student leaders, including Campus Ministry Assistants, to plan programs and activities, which may include worship, Bible study, service projects, mission trips, and the campus ministry musical group.
Take a leadership role when appropriate on committees and planning groups.
Be available for crisis intervention and grief support through collaboration with other members of the Student Affairs staff.
Attend and participate in Student Affairs team meetings.
Participate in new student orientation.
Attend College events and functions.

All interested and qualified candidates should send their resume, cover letter and references to Patricia M. Gibbs
Vice President for Student Affairs
Wesleyan College
4760 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA  31210
pgibbs@wesleyancollege.edu

 

Director of Alumnae Relations (1980-Present)

Description: (Full time, salaried)
Wesleyan College invites applications for a Director of Alumnae Relations for the Classes of 1980 - Present.

We seek an energetic, creative, and organized team member whose primary responsibilities will include: communicating the vision, mission, and priorities of the college to the public; encouraging alumnae to maintain connection with the college through club and area meetings, reunion gatherings, and the Alumnae Board of Managers; soliciting financial support for the college; and working in cooperation with the Director of Alumnae Relations (1979 and prior).  Event planning, social media management, and oversight of online registration processes are integral parts of the job. Overnight travel will be required.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree.
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. 
•    A minimum of four years direct, relatable experience in a multi-staff office setting.
•    Ability to travel (approximately 20%) and work evenings and weekends as needed.

Preference will be given to Wesleyan Alumnae and candidates with alumnae relations, external relations, and/or outside sales experience.

Application:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including relevant experience, a current resume, and the names of three potential references (none of whom will be contacted without prior permission) to: Douglas B. MacMillan, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, c/o Jess Tanner, Office of Institutional Advancement, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.  Electronic submissions are encouraged – jtanner@wesleyancollege.edu.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Click here for full job description.


Certified Lifeguard:
Part-time position available at Porter Gym starting immediately. Must have certification. Pays $10.00/hour. If interested, please contact Kathy Malone at 478-757-3775 or by e-mail at kmalone@wesleyancollege.edu.

 

Wesleyan College (on-call) Police Officer
Job Description: (On-Call Police Officer staff)
On-Call Police Officers are called in on an as needed basis and just like the full time police officer staff they are required to protect the lives and properties of the Wesleyan College Community. On-Call officers fill in for full time officers when they need time off. This could be a prepared leave time or an emergency leave time, which means On-Call officers must provide a schedule of their availability. On-Call officers will be required to cover a 12 hour (8am-8pm/8pm-8am) shift when called upon, and special college events that require additional officers. They are required to respond professionally to the need for detection and prevention of crimes. Officers must be prepared to maintain law and order. On-Call officers are required to patrol the entire campus property by vehicle, and some by foot. On-Call officers duties also include traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. On-Call officers are expected to secure physical structures on the campus, and maintain an activity log daily. On-Call officers will provide security at social and athletic events, conduct safety inspections, control and direct traffic, enforce college rules and regulations, issue parking citations, and enforce the law governing the state and other duties as defined by supervisors.

Job Qualifications:
Candidates must be twenty-one years of age, and have a valid driver’s license. All applicants must be certified through the Georgia Peace Officers Standard and Training Council.  Must be in good physical condition, and able to work any shift. Must be able to handle stressful situations, be an effective communicator.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send all nominations or letters of interest along with a resume and references list to: Clinton Brantley, Chief of Police, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210 or via e-mail tocbrantley@wesleyancollege.edu.

 

Assistant Registrar
Job Description:
The primary function of the Assistant Registrar is to set-up, perform, and maintain system functions in the Registrar's Office. The Assistant Registrar will provide timely and accurate reports regarding student data to internal and external customers. The Assistant Registrar will also manage special projects and initiatives as directed by the Registrar.

Major Duties:

  • Ensuring that the Registrar's Office staff provides prompt, accurate, and efficient services and information to students, alumni, faculty, administrators, parents, and external agencies.
  • Maintaining the academic records of the institution and monitoring and enforcing academic policies and procedures in accordance with College policies, the guidelines of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), the requirements of accrediting agencies, federal and state laws, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • Planning, monitoring, and conducting registration activities which include: student registration permissions, course/schedule term building, term activation, enrollment limits, etc.
  • Planning, monitoring, and conducting degree audit activities which include: setting up a student's initial record in the student information database, create individualized degree completion plans, serve as subject matter expert on degree completion requirements for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Managing post-registration processes, including administering changes in enrollment (add, drop, withdrawals), disenrollment for non-payment of fees, and maintaining accurate enrollment records (class rosters).
  • Produce enrollment reports and statistics to enable the Provost and College Vice President's effective planning and assessment.
  • Administrating the College's grading process including collecting, recording and maintaining final grades. Processing the end-of-term statistics to determine President and Provost's List and academic standing.
  • Assist with the management of the retention, retrieval, security, integrity, and privacy of all permanent academic records for all current and former College students.
  • Assist the Registrar to develop and maintain the Academic Calendar and the final examination schedule.
  • Assist the Registrar with revisions to the Course Schedule and the College Catalogue.
  • Assist the Registrar with the coordination, evaluation and certification of all graduation applications.
  • Building and maintaining close relationships while coordinating with other functional College offices including Financial Aid, Business Office, Admission Office, Academic Center, and Student Affairs.
  • Adopting innovative technical solutions, as appropriate, in support of continuous improvement of operations.
  • Be influential in fostering a stimulating work environment that embraces diversity and motivates staff to provide the College community with excellent, friendly, efficient service.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of systems and data management experience required.
  • Proficiency in relational database concepts is a must. Report writing experience is required.
  • Superior technical and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to perform functions consistently with above average knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (most importantly, Excel). Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge via a skills assessment. Knowledge of student information systems, preferably Jenzabar a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy is a must.
  • Must be a quick learner in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Must have the ability to travel occasionally, international travel may be possible.