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. Because we value diversity and want the makeup of our employees to reflect the diversity of our students, we especially encourage women and persons of color to apply. We thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Wesleyan! Directions to campus.


FACULTY POSITIONS:

Assistant Professor in Cognitive or Developmental Psychology
The Wesleyan College Department of Psychology announces an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor in Cognitive or Developmental Psychology beginning August 2017. Preference will be given to candidates with strong teaching backgrounds, as well as research interests that could successfully incorporate undergraduate assistants. Candidates must hold a PhD by the start of the position. We place great value on the multicultural representation of our student body and encourage applications from individuals who can add to the diversity of our faculty.
 
Wesleyan College, a liberal arts college for women founded in 1836, emphasizes teaching excellence and seminar-based classes. The psychology major is one of the most popular at the college, with a large number of majors going on to graduate school. In addition to classroom space, the department has dedicated lab spaces for research. The teaching load consists of 21 hours (7 courses) across the academic year, and may occasionally include evening courses. Courses to be taught include general psychology, statistics, research methods, and courses within the applicant’s specialization. Additional responsibilities include advising and committee work.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching competency, statement of research interests, three letters of reference, and unofficial graduate transcript(s) to Department Chair Dr. Brooke Bennett-Day at bbennettday@wesleyancollege.edu.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled but applicants should submit required support materials by November 11, 2016.

 

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and
Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair

Wesleyan College invites applications to fill the Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair: a tenure-track half-time Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and half-time Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry beginning in August 2017 to teach courses in Religious Studies, to foster faith development, and to provide spiritual guidance to our academic community.  Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in Religion, Theology, or Biblical Studies or those who anticipate completing the degree by the time of the appointment; however, we will consider ABD, D. Min., and other terminal degree candidates with strong evidence of scholarly and ministerial achievement.  Wesleyan College, the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, is a small liberal arts women’s college in Macon, GA with a highly diverse undergraduate population. 

The successful applicant must be committed to Wesleyan College’s mission to educate women in a United Methodist Church-related environment with a strong interfaith focus and dedication to collaboration and inclusion. Excellence in teaching is our first priority, though evidence of research abilities and commitment to scholarly activity is expected.  Individuals with research interests in Biblical Studies, Early Christianity, Comparative Theology, or Interfaith Dialogue are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Chaplain/Director of Campus Ministry oversees all programming related to the spiritual life of the campus, helping students to grow in their faith, planning and officiating at worship services, providing spiritual counseling, organizing group activities, and overseeing administrative tasks related to campus ministries. Strong preference will be given to candidates ordained in The United Methodist Church. 

Please send application materials (cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation with at least one addressing your ministerial talents and experience, graduate transcripts, and a statement on teaching and ministry philosophy) to: Sandra Baskin, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA 31210. Application materials (with unofficial copies of transcripts) may be submitted electronically to sbaskin@wesleyancollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For a candidate to be ensured of consideration, application materials must be received by December 1. Wesleyan College is committed to a diverse faculty and welcomes applications from women and persons of color.

 

STAFF POSITIONS: 

Director of Financial Aid
Position Summary:
The Director of Financial Aid works in collaboration with the Associate VP of Finance/Controller to oversee the day-to-day operations on the financial aid side of Student Financial Services. This position reports to the Executive Director of Enrollment Services and is responsible for providing overall leadership for the financial aid staff. The Director oversees all financial aid programs for the College, coordinates with other departments, and acts as liaison with all state and federal agencies. The Director is responsible for developing and maintaining policies and procedures in accordance with federal and state regulations, assures data integrity, manages the departmental budget, and disseminates data for federal, state, and institutional reports.
Essential Functions:

  1. Work with the VP for Administration/CFO, and Executive Director of Enrollment to develop financial aid strategies, models, and budgets for all aided programs at Wesleyan.
  2. Ensure that maximum care and service is deployed to assist parents and students to finance a Wesleyan education.
  3. Perform need analysis and federal eligibility calculation for admitted and returning students.
  4. Responsible for collection and reporting of data for various national and donor reporting (ie:NCAA, IPEDS, NACUBO).
  5. Supervise the Financial Aid Counselors in the Financial Services Office.
  6. Serves as the Functional Lead for the financial aid side of the Financial Services Office.

General Responsibilities
:
  1. Oversees the VA education benefits and awards the Yellow Ribbon program.
  2. Oversees the federal and state financial aid and loan programs.
  3. Constructs aid packages within the established guidelines and policies to meet the objectives of the College.
  4. Uses professional judgment to work with parents and aid recipients to resolve issues regarding financial aid decisions and procedures within established guidelines.
  5. Perform outreach to parents and students to promote the various student-financing options that are available to prospective and continuing students; includes speaking to groups.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree is required, with three to five years experience in financial aid services and state and federal regulations.  The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrate analytical, management, and organizational skills, as well as possess strong computer skills with a significant level of expertise.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should send a letter of interest and current resume to:  Meagon Davis; Director of Human Resources, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA, 31210; or email to mdavis@wesleyancollege.edu.  This position is currently open and resumes will accepted until it is filled.



Certified Athletic Trainer
Wesleyan College's Athletic Department within the Division of Student Affairs seeks an Athletic Trainer to provide assessment, treatment and referral of athletic injuries.  The Athletic Trainer provides individual treatment planning, daily rehabilitation and preventative education opportunities for student athletes.  This individual is an integral member of the Athletic Department team.  

 Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Candidates must be a certified, licensed Athletic Trainer in Georgia.  Previous experience as an Athletic Trainer required. Experience working in a collegiate setting preferred. 

Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, flexibility, organization, leadership, creativity, crisis-management, problem-solving, human relations, and the ability to work with a diverse population. 

For complete job description, inquiries, or letters of application (including resume, license documentation 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 – as should be sent to Theresa Abercrombie, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu.  

Preference will be given to applications received prior to July 24, 2016.


Drivers -Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Wesleyan College seeks to hire drivers, with a current CDL, to be part of an on-call list. Drivers will be utilized to transport students, student athletes and other members of the Wesleyan community for various events and activities. The hours will vary to include weekends and evenings, in some cases overnight stays may be required. Applicants should possess the following.

  • Current CDL license
  • Pass a background check
  • Have no DMV violations within the last two (2) years.

Preference will be given to candidates with previous work experience as a CDL driver.
To apply for this position, please complete the Job Application Form and submit it to Sarah Napoli at  snapoli@wesleyancollege.edu or Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.

 

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
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. To apply, send your resume to Patricia M. Gibbs, Vice President for Student Affairs, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA, 31210. Electronic submissions should be sent to tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu.


Auxiliary Police Officer 
Auxiliary 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. Auxiliary 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 auxiliary officers must provide a schedule of their availability. Auxiliary 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. Auxiliary officers are required to patrol the entire campus property by vehicle, and some by foot. Auxiliary officers duties also include traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. Auxiliary officers are expected to secure physical structures on the campus, and maintain an activity log daily. Auxiliary 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.

 

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: Lionel Doss, Chief of Police, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210 or via e-mail to ldoss@wesleyancollege.edu