Employment at Wesleyan

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Wesleyan College invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives. 

Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level  (depending on years of experience) beginning August 1, 2021.

Wesleyan College is committed to excellence in teaching and preparing students for excellence in the classroom.  We are seeking an experienced teaching professional with five or more years’ experience in a teaching role in grades K-5.  Applicants should hold a PhD, EDD, or be in the last stages of obtaining this degree. A commitment to scholarly activity is expected.  The ideal candidate will have expertise in some of the following areas: Integrated curriculum across all content areas, Constructivist ideals and philosophy, Learning Styles and differentiated instruction with a focus on integrating Technology, Science content, and STEM based initiatives.

The department is especially interested in someone with high energy and a history of successful and engaging teaching presence at the elementary level. The Department of Education at Wesleyan College has been preparing elementary classroom teachers for more than 30 years.  The department is seeking to add a STEM endorsement to its program and needs someone committed to the field and prepared to assist in the certification process.  

Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women founded in 1836, is a leader and innovator in women’s education. The first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare women to live purposeful and connected lives. A strength of this small liberal arts college is our diverse student population and our commitment to liberal arts and justice throughout our curriculum. Faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, diversity, and community.  Wesleyan Colleges is located in Macon, Georgia, 70 miles south of Atlanta.  

Applications will be reviewed beginning on February 18, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Wesleyan College Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Wesleyan College invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.

A complete application consists of: 

  • letter of application,
  • vitae, 
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and how you have supported diversity in your work, 
  • names of three references
  • any other supporting documents

Please email or send your application to Dr. Virginia Wilcox, Chair of the Education Department, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210. Email: vwilcox@wesleyancollege.edu
 

Nonprofit Program Coordinator

Wesleyan College invites applications for a part-time remote position as a Program Coordinator for Wesleyan’s new Master of Science in Nonprofit Management.  In this position, the Coordinator will develop and teach five online non-profit management courses (Theory of Nonprofit Management, Fundraising in Nonprofits, Nonprofit Strategies, Social Entrepreneurship, and Nonprofit Volunteer Management.)  In addition, the coordinator will work directly with the Graduate Business Program Director to develop partnerships with non-profit organizations, mentor students and develop thesis guidelines for the new program. Classes will be taught online during an eight week summer and fall terms. 

The qualified applicant will have a Ph.D./DBA in Business from an accredited university with academic specialization in nonprofit management, a demonstrated record of academic excellence in the online classroom, and nonprofit management industry experience.   

Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare graduate students to live purposeful and connected lives. A strength of this small liberal arts college is our diverse student population and our commitment to liberal arts and justice throughout our curriculum.  Wesleyan invites applicants who support these values. Wesleyan College Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. 

Please send an application that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) copy of unofficial transcripts to: Stephanie Gaither, Provost Office, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.  Email:  sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Wesleyan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track assistant professorship in mathematics, with teaching duties starting August, 2021.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. in mathematics, excellent communication skills, and a strong commitment to undergraduate instruction and research.  The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in support of major programs in Applied Mathematical Science and Applied Data Analysis and the Mathematics minor, as well as courses in  the general education program.  The successful candidate will be expected to take a leading role in promoting and guiding student research, advising students, and to participate actively in the Natural Science division.  We are seeking an applicant who can articulate the value of liberal arts in the sciences, has experience working with diverse populations of students and has demonstrated effective teaching experience. All full-time faculty at Wesleyan College are expected to engage in scholarship and service to the college.

Wesleyan College, a four-year national liberal arts college for women founded in 1836, is a leader and innovator in women’s education. The first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, Wesleyan’s academically challenging, inclusive environment helps prepare women to live purposeful and connected lives. A strength of this small liberal arts college is our diverse student population and our commitment to liberal arts and justice throughout our curriculum. Faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, diversity, and community. Wesleyan Colleges is located in Macon, Georgia, 70 miles south of Atlanta. 

Please send an application that includes

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • statement of how you have supported diversity in your work, and
  • the names of three references to:
    Stephanie Gaither 
    Provost Office
    Wesleyan College 
    4760 Forsyth Road 
    Macon, GA 31210  
    Email: sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu.

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Wesleyan College is seeking to hire an adjunct to teach Executive Management Accounting and/or Managerial Corporate Finance in our weekend MBA program. The courses are taught on campus in Macon, GA and classes are offered on seven consecutive Saturdays (either morning or afternoon.) The qualified applicant should have a Ph.D./DBA in business from an accredited university with an academic specialization in finance and/or accounting, or a Masters in finance/accounting with at least five years of professional experience.  

Please send an application that includes (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) copies of unofficial transcripts to: Stephanie Gaither, Provost Office, Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210.  Email:  sgaither@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. Wesleyan College invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. 

 

Staff Positions

Assistant Director of Career Development

This position needs someone connected to the community who also has strong project management skills and can balance a consistent student advising load.

Position Description
The Center for Career Development at Wesleyan College is responsible not only for the professional success of our students, but also for implementation of the institution’s Quality Enhancement Plan: From Here to Career. This position will report to the Director of Career Development and will be responsible for the strategy and execution of employer relations, oversight of the experiential learning program (required of all students), providing career coaching to students, assisting with department programming and operations, and partnership with faculty and other campus collaborators.  

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. The ideal candidate will bring demonstrated skills in strategic planning, communication, flexibility, organization, leadership, communication, and problem-solving. The Center for Career Development prioritizes inclusion in all aspects of the department, so the ability to work well with and give support to diverse populations is extremely important.

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters degree preferred. Exposure to the career development field is preferred, but not required. Experience with a career development system, such as Handshake, Symplicity, CSO/Gradleaders, or Purple Briefcase preferred. 

Required Skills

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of constituents, including employers and external partners like donors, alumni, and parents, students, faculty, staff, and senior leadership. 
  • High level of organizational skills, attention to detail, and project management skills. 
  • Strong customer service focus and a high level of professionalism when interacting with internal and external clients. 
  • Maintain diversity and inclusion practices when advising students and creating departmental resources.
  • Ability to work independently to set, achieve, and assess goals and outcomes. 
  • Demonstrate stewardship of resources and serve as a brand ambassador.
  • Communicate effectively and with influence. 
  • Drive results through in-person meetings, written communication, and events. 

Application Process
Application materials should include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Send all documents to Dr. Mallory Neil, Director of Career Development, via mneil@wesleyancollege.edu. Applications will be reviewed as received. 

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

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Employer Relations

  • Develop strategy for employer outreach and engagement, and track outcomes

Student Advising

  • Meet 1:1 with students to provide individual career advising, with a focus on advising students conducting internship searches and full-time job searches
  • Develop resources and maintain current knowledge of industry trends

Experiential Learning

  • Oversee the internship and Professional Development Experience (PDE) programs, serving as the main point of contact for students, employers, and faculty to ensure meaningful experiences for all parties

Programming

  • Coordinate employer on-campus events
  • Assist with presentations and planning for special campus-wide events (i.e. prospective student weekends, fall family weekend, alumnae weekend, orientation, etc.)

Department Operations & Technology

  • Oversee social media and website outreach
  • Compile information, statistics and reports concerning Wesleyan graduates’ career placement upon graduation and beyond
  • Assist with occasional night and weekend responsibilities

 

Campus Police Officer

The Wesleyan College Campus Police Department is currently seeking qualified, professional candidates for the position of Campus Police Officer. Police Officers are required to protect the lives and properties of the Wesleyan College Community. Officers are required to perform a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, apprehension of criminals, and calls for service. Officers are required to patrol the entire campus property by vehicle, and some by foot. Officer’s duties also include traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. Officers are expected to secure physical structures on the campus, and maintain daily log entries of activities. 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 supervisor. All applicants must have completed the required training course for a police officer at a Georgia Police Academy and received a certificate of graduation as required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards & Training Act. 

The selection process will include a thorough background check of education, employment, criminal and driver history, and a pre-employment drug screening test. To apply for this position please submit your resume to Whitney Foster, Assistant Director of Human Resources, via email to wfoster@wesleyancollege.edu.

 


 

Wesleyan College is a certified drug-free workplace employer. All applicants being considered for employment are required to submit to substance screening as a condition of employment. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States, and individuals will be required to provide proof of identity and eligibility for employment in the United States upon acceptance of an employment offer. In addition, employment is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check.

Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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