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

Adjunct Professor of Education 

The department of Education is seeking a Master's level educator with a passion for Children's Literature to teach one section of our Dynamics of Children's Literature course for the spring 2020 semester.

The course is a face to face course that is already scheduled to meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 9:45 am until 11:00 am for the full span of 16 weeks.  These dates and times cannot be modified or changed. 

Qualified candidates should have a Master's degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or English, have a passion for the dynamic area of Children's Literature, be qualified to score, review, and revise creative and APA style research writing, and be able to teach face to face for the full duration of the dates listed above.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a CV to Dr. Virginia B. Wilcox (vwilcox@wesleyancollege.edu) by November 22nd.

 

Staff Positions 

Director of Residence Life and Community Standards

Wesleyan College was the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women (1836) and continues to provide exemplary undergraduate education to women and graduate education to women and men. Affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Wesleyan plays an important role in the Middle Georgia community. Wesleyan invites applications from all qualified individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Wesleyan College is currently seeking a Director of Residence Life. The Director of Residence Life is responsible for the operation of the Residence Life Program at Wesleyan College. This position provides housing services for residential students including facility management, supervision and training of Resident Advisors and coordination of community engagement plan. In addition, this position is responsible for overseeing the student judicial processes at the college.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Provide Housing Services

  • Assign rooms, conduct housing selection, facilitate and process necessary room changes during the semester
  • Coordinate check-in and check-out process for the residence halls including the coordination of early and late check-in/out requests on a case by case basis
  • Monitor maintenance and upkeep of residence halls with Physical Plant and Housekeeping departments including the management and execution of a strategic facilities improvement plan

Supervise Residence Life Staff and Coordinate Community Engagement Program

  • Recruit, select, train and supervise 14 Resident Advisors during the academic year and summer staff members working in the residence halls and apartments
  • Oversee comprehensive community engagement plan including programming
  • Oversee Student Judicial Processes
  • Serve as Campus Chief Judicial Officer
  • Adjudicate residence life policy violations and refer violations to appropriate administrator or judicial board
  • Evaluate and revise judicial policies and sanctions annually including annual update of the Student Handbook

Oversee Student Judicial Processes

  • Serve as Campus Chief Judicial Officer 
  • Adjudicate residence life policy violations and refer violations to appropriate administrator or judicial board
  • Evaluate and revise judicial policies and sanctions annually including annual update of the Student Handbook

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in Student Affairs Emergency on-call rotation to provide after-hours, weekend, and holiday support to address any campus emergency
  • Participate as a member of the Student Affairs team and the Wesleyan College Community by assisting with on-campus activities and attending events
  • Serve on College committees as needed

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, 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. 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.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Theresa Abercrombie, tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu. A review of applications will begin on December 1, 2020.

Faith and Service Coordinator

Wesleyan College is a small private liberal arts college in Macon, GA. Founded 1836 as the first college in the world chartered to grant degrees to women, Wesleyan takes seriously the education of women both in and out of the classroom. Our small campus provides opportunities for individual attention and leadership. Wesleyan College is affiliated with The United Methodist Church.

The Lane Center for Service & Leadership was established in 2002 as a focal point of community service and engagement in Central Georgia. As of 2019, the Lane Center for Service & Leadership oversees civic engagement, student involvement, and leadership programming within Student Affairs at Wesleyan College. The Faith and Service Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of the Lane Center for Service and Leadership, serves to empower students to live out their faith and values through service. Primary responsibilities are planning, developing, advising, and carrying out campus ministry programming in collaboration with the college’s Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair. This includes advisement of faith-based student organizations, campus and community service, and campus ministry programming.

Functional Description

  • Connects students to faith and service opportunities to create unity amongst the campus community.
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of the Lane Center to advance shared goals for deepening a sense of community, service, and spiritual unity within the College.
  • Oversees the area of civic engagement including the planning and execution of service learning programs. Plans and promotes biannual WOW! A Day activities and other civic engagement opportunities to promote student service and build community partnerships. 
  • Plans and implements meaningful community service and immersion opportunities, alternative Spring Break activities, and retreats that help students better understand connections between experiential learning and faith. 
  • Serve as the primary contact for all recognized, faith-based campus organizations and councils to operate at their optimum effectiveness and advises students in the development of effective campus programming as outlined in the Student Organization Manual. 
  • Provides mentorship and guidance for the Wesleyan Disciples and Wesleyan Servant Leaders program.
  • Coordinates the planning, administration, and execution of monthly ministerial programming under the leadership of the Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair.
  • Collaborates with Wesleyan College Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair in supporting the increasing diversity of the college by providing opportunities for students, faculty, and staff of all faiths to join in discussion about the importance of faith and personal values.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a nationally accredited college or university is required; master’s degree in Theology, Ministry, Student Affairs, Pastoral Studies, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in campus or community ministry and experience in higher education administration, civic engagement, and/or student engagement. 
  • Ministerial experience or experience directly transferrable to campus ministry is required.
  • Understanding of the role of service and volunteer initiatives is preferred.
  • Skills in communication, flexibility, organization, pastoral leadership, and community development are required. Skills in specialized ministry style (i.e. music ministry), collegiate ministry, and spiritual care are preferred. 
  • Candidates must have a developed Christian ethic, interpersonal skills and proven ability to work within a culturally diverse organization, with a clear commitment to racial justice and interfaith engagement. 

Appointment, Salary, & Benefits

Full time, 12 month position including benefits and annual salary. Some weekend and night responsibilities are required in addition to regular weekday work. Reports to the Director of the Lane Center for Service & Leadership with additional responsibilities assigned by the College Chaplain.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate as a member of the Student Affairs team and the Wesleyan College community by assisting with campus activities and attending events. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Lane Center for Service and Leadership or the Ackerman/Hurdle Chaplaincy Chair.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Theresa Abercrombie, tabercrombie@wesleyancollege.edu.

 

Registrar Front Office Coordinator

Reporting to the Registrar, Wesleyan College is seeking to hire a Front Office Coordinator that will serve as the first point of contact for the Registrar’s Office and greet visitors in a warm and friendly manner. This person should be enthusiastic with an outgoing personality and has the ability to work well with a diverse population. In addition to serving as the primary customer service contact for visitors, the coordinator will also be responsible for general duties as it relates to the Registrar's Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet students, faculty, staff, and external contacts
  • Respond to in-person and email inquiries and route accordingly
  • Manage telephone inquiries pleasantly and professionally and route accordingly
  • Process transcript requests, enrollment verifications, and general enrollment requests
  • Process change of grade forms, withdrawals, and transient requests
  • Collects data from faculty for no-shows and sends required correspondence
  • Organize files and scan documents into the Student Information System in accordance to the retention and disposal of records policy
  • Coordinate student worker job assignments and train student workers to assist at the front counter
  • Become fluent in the Student Information System, Jenzabar EX, to meticulously update and maintain accurate student registration information
  • Advise students on degree requirements and assist them with plans for degree completion
  • Operates standard office equipment, handles general mailings, and monitors supply inventories
  • Process incoming mail by opening, dating and distributing it to the appropriate employee
  • Assists the Registrar in maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of student records in accordance with FERPA
  • Process student's enrollment with the National Student Clearinghouse on a monthly basis ensuring dates of enrollment and withdrawal are accurately recorded on each student’s record
  • Communicate clearly, systematically, and proactively regarding registration policies and important dates
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications
First and foremost, the Front Office Coordinator will interact with students, faculty, and staff to promote consistency and accuracy of policies and procedures. Additionally, candidates for the position must have the following:

  • Minimum of five years of work experience in data management, technology, and/or higher education administration
  • Even during a high-level of interruption, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • An ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and work across multiple systems
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications (specifically Word and Excel)
  • A high level of grit, energy, positivity, optimism, and humor
  • A critical thinking mindset to help improve processes to form a more efficient and productive workflow

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Angie O’Neal Wright, Registrar awright@wesleyancollege.edu.

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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