Denison University invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director and Assistant Professor. The recent approval of a new and exciting major in Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies reinforces that mission. Denison’s varsity athletics programs compete in the NCAA Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference. Participation in intercollegiate sports is an integral part of our students’ overall educational experience. Denison has captured an NCAC conference record of 15 All-Sports trophies, 135 conference championships, and has produced 47 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients which rank third among all NCAA Division III institutions. Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports; 12 for women and 11 for men. The Assistant Athletic Director must have a good knowledge of NCAA regulations and is responsible to assist with the leadership and management of the intercollegiate athletic program including but not limited to: student athlete welfare, department evaluation and assessment and administrative duties assigned by the Athletic Director. The Assistant Athletic Director will oversee several sports as a direct report. In addition, the Assistant Athletic Director will assist with the department character and leadership development education; must have a good understanding of the policies and procedures of the athletics department, university, NCAA and the North Coast Athletic Conference. This is a faculty position and the candidate will teach in the Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies major. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the university community and serve on appropriate university and department committees. The successful candidate must ensure positive relationships with key stakeholders, including alumni, local community, fans, parents, coaches, student-athletes, faculty and other University constituents. QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in teaching, coaching and/or athletic administration.
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Ohio Wesleyan University’s Athletic Department invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach/HHK Instructor. This is a twelve-month full benefit position. The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics and the Head women’s lacrosse coach. The assistant coach will assist in the planning and administration of all phases of a quality Division III women’s lacrosse program. Assistant Coach Duties:The ideal candidate will possess a high level of competency in lacrosse skill instruction and motivation, preferably at the NCAA Division III level; the ability to conduct practice sessions under the direction of the head lacrosse coach; an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment; very strong recruiting skills, teaching and coaching skills; an inherent ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni. Dedication to the mission of the University and commitment to gender equity and diversity are essential. This position will function in accordance with NCAA regulations, North Coast Athletic Conference regulations, University Policies and the requirements of the State of Ohio. This position will assist with other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s preferred, demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience.
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month reporting position from August to May. Kenyon College is a Division III member of the NCAA and is a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference. Kenyon offers twenty-two varsity sports, eleven for men and eleven for women. The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for assisting with all phases of managing a successful Volleyball program. Responsibilities include assisting the Head Coaches with recruiting, arranging travel, managing budgets, coaching, instructing, strength training and conditioning, tracking equipment, and developing alumni contacts. Additional duties are game management, teaching and building coordination assigned by the Director of Athletics. A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Ohio Wesleyan University, a Division III private liberal arts institution of higher learning in Delaware, Ohio, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Athletics. The Ohio Wesleyan University Athletic Department is one of the nation’s most successful and storied Division III programs. The Ohio Wesleyan intercollegiate athletic program is searching for its 7th Athletic Director since Branch Rickey held the position in 1907. Among its many accomplishments, the program has produced 429 Academic All-Americans, 5 Division III National Champions, 9 NCAC conference All Sport trophies, and 4 National Coaches of the Year. With the support of the institution and a generous alumni base, the program has 23 teams with a budget of 3.3 million. Two new teams (Men’s Wrestling and Women’s Crew) will be added in the fall of 2017. In the last 5 years, more than $23 million has been expended on new and historic OWU athletic venues including the recently fully renovated campus home of our athletic program, Edwards Gymnasium, and the addition of the Simpson-Querrey fitness center. Ohio Wesleyan and the North Coast Athletic Conference have been at the forefront of many of the sweeping changes that have brought Division III athletics to where it is today. OWU seeks a Director who values the student-athlete experience at the Division III level and who has a track record of collegiate administrative accomplishment in creating an environment that fosters success in all sports and reflects the highest values of the Division III student-athlete experience. Reporting to the Provost, the Director must provide strategic leadership for the Athletic Department while supporting the wider mission and goals of the University. The Director will advocate for the importance of athletics both on and off campus and at all times model the highest standards of the University. A successful candidate will have a record of fostering these same attributes in others while providing leadership in a highly competitive athletic program. The successful candidate should demonstrate and support a commitment and sensitivity to diversity, gender equity, and equal opportunity, including valuing each varsity sport equally. Minimum qualifications and experience: Master’s degree and 7-10 years of relevant progressive experience in intercollegiate athletic administrative leadership. Preference will be given to those with full-time administrative experience and with experience in Division III. Must have strong organizational skills, excellence in prioritizing multiple tasks, problem solving, meeting deadlines, be comfortable working in a high expectation liberal arts environment, and demonstrate proven leadership and strong management skills including planning, financial and budget oversight. revised
The Head Men’s & Women’s Golf Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate golf programs. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the teams and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the teams for competition through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying teams’ rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and matches, budget management, organization of home matches and travel to away matches, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for both teams. Recruiting duties include: identifying and contacting prospective students, arranging campus visits, developing printed recruiting materials, meeting with prospective students who have self-selected an interest in golf in the college application process, and assisting the Admissions Office with special events. The coach will also teach courses in the major, (Health, Exercise, & Sport Studies) or activity courses in Physical Education activity classes and/or complete administrative duties as assigned. The candidate must have a clear understanding of the role of athletics in the liberal arts, participate actively in the university community, serve on appropriate university and department committees. QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching of golf; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach the game, and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; The individual must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching and demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding golf.
Denison University invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies. Denison’s intercollegiate athletics program competes in the NCAA Division III and the North Coach Athletic Conference. Participation in intercollegiate sports is an integral part of our students’ overall educational experience. Denison has captured an NCAC conference record of 15 All-Sports trophies, 135 conference championships and has produced 47 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients which rank third among all NCAA Division III institutions. Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports; 12 for women and 11 for men. The Head Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate women’s volleyball program. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the team and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the team for contests through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying team rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and games, budget management, organization of home games and travel to away games, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for the sport. A master’s degree in physical education or a related field is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching intercollegiate women’s volleyball; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; and must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching. Demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding women’s intercollegiate volleyball. Must have a current and valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.
The Department of Chemistry at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time (non-tenure, one year), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin in Fall 2017. The teaching assignment of approximately 12 contact hours per semester will focus on General and Inorganic Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. Other courses may be required depending on need and expertise of the faculty member. The Chemistry Department is ACS certified and has five full time faculty members. Further information about the department can be found at www.owu.edu/chemistry. Qualifications: Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry and a strong commitment to teaching is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.
The Department of Cinema seeks to fill a one-year fulltime position beginning in the fall of 2017, with the possibility of one additional year at fulltime depending upon performance and departmental need. This individual will be responsible for teaching courses in 16mm film and digital video production at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. 3/3 course load. The successful candidate will be a filmmaker actively producing and exhibiting work, and an experienced teacher with a record of success in teaching technical and artistic filmmaking skills to undergraduate students at all levels. Candidates should possess an MFA, and must be able to teach Adobe Premiere. Experience in teaching screenwriting is a plus. The Department of Cinema is part of Denison University’s Fine Arts Division. The department’s curriculum integrates film/video production and cinema studies, encouraging students to draw connections between the two, as is fitting for a liberal arts college. Unlike film programs at art schools, the Cinema curriculum does not include specialized production courses; film and digital production courses at all levels include instruction in all phases and roles of production, emphasizing artistry and conceptual sophistication as much as technical craft. Applicants’ specific areas of interest and expertise will be noted; however, it is the individual who can teach within the generalized filmmaking curriculum described above who is being sought. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of work (via links to Vimeo, etc.), and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2017 but will be accepted after that date.
The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a visiting one-year replacement position in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, February 22nd and will continue until the position is filled.
The Libraries at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Public Services Librarian. A professional librarian who is a voting member of the faculty, the Public Services Librarian has responsibility for providing quality library instruction and research support to the OWU population, serving as library liaison to assigned departments and programs (currently English, Sociology/Anthropology, Education, and Theatre/Dance departments as well as some first year experience courses), and providing reference services virtually and in-person. Qualifications:the Public Services Librarian must have an ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s or equivalent training in another discipline is desired; and have a minimum of three years progressively responsible experience in academic libraries, including extensive expertise with information literacy. Other key skills include ability to work consortially, the ability to form a strong rapport with faculty and students, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written). Must be a self-starter and able to work independently as well as a part of a team in a collegial environment. Must have good problem solving skills and exercise sound judgment in dealing with a variety of issues. Qualifications:Undergraduate, graduate or equivalent work training in English or Literature. Experience with first year experience groups or activities.Proficient in the use of social media and/or experience managing an organization’s social media presence.
Denison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science, to begin in August 2017. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, or be close to doing so, by the start date. We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate CS courses in a liberal arts setting, mentoring undergraduate students, and supervising their research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the continued growth of the Department and the College, and maintain a strong scientific research program in any CS specialty or related field, with a preference for someone with interdisciplinary teaching or research interests. Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty-handbook. In addition, Denison supports research and teaching with professional development funds of $5,000 per year for the first three years, and $3,000 per year thereafter. Pending a successful third year review, junior faculty are also entitled to a one semester leave. The current CS teaching load is 9 courses every 2 years.
Kenyon College invites applications for one or two one-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to begin in July 2017. (The second position is contingent on final approval by the administration.) A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university is required. Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning. Thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and/or laboratory based instruction. In addition, preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching statistics and/or applied mathematics. Kenyon faculty members are expected to be excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs, and there are funds available to support travel and faculty development. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. For more information about the mathematics department go to http://math.kenyon.edu. Applications should be submitted via mathjobs.org by 1 December to ensure full consideration. Please note that in addition to the standard application via mathjobs.org, there is a short additional form requesting some demographic information. For instructions on how to apply visit: http://careers.kenyon.edu
The Department of Modern Languages at Denison University invites applications for a one-year, full-time visiting faculty position beginning in August 2017, with the possibility of one additional year depending upon performance and departmental need. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in Spanish sociolinguistics, along with knowledge of language pedagogy. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to Denison’s institutional mission of educating in the Liberal Arts tradition and a willingness to engage in service. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching a range of undergraduate Spanish courses at all levels of the curriculum, including introductory and intermediate language courses. Depending on the needs of the program, the candidate may have the opportunity to teach a course in an area of expertise. Evidence of effective teaching and a native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English are required. The candidate should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and scholarly publications. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working with heritage speakers of Spanish in the US. In addition, professional preparation in any of the following areas is highly desirable: Spanish in the Professions, Spanish in the U.S., Language and Power, Discourse Analysis, Spanish in Contact with Other Languages, or Phonetics & Phonology. Preferred qualifications include: a) Ph.D. completed by time of appointment, b) a record of two or more years of successful college-level teaching, c) a commitment to undergraduate education and the development of the student as a whole person and d) a willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues. This individual will be responsible for a 3/3 teaching load per academic year, maintaining an active scholarly agenda, and participation in departmental and college-wide activities.
Denison University invites applications for a three-year appointment as visiting assistant professor in International Studies starting in the Fall of 2017.
The International Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program that focuses on the intersections between local and global processes through political economy and cultural analysis, broadly conceived. The program offers a major, and courses that fulfill requirements in the college’s general education program.
The successful candidate for this position will teach introductory and upper-level courses in the program. These will include the major’s core requirement courses: INTL100 “The Making of the Modern World” and INTL200 “Themes and Approaches in International Studies.” Since INTL200 is a writing-intensive seminar in Denison’s writing program (http://denison.edu/academics/writing-program), candidates must show demonstrated ability to teach writing-intensive courses. Upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise may, as appropriate, be cross-listed in other relevant departments and programs. This appointment is three/two teaching load, including three to four core requirement courses each year. The candidate will have advising responsibilities after the first year. Discipline and geographical area of specialization are open, although candidates should demonstrate interdisciplinary expertise in both research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses the intersections of race, gender, and class in transnational and historical contexts. Active involvement in the life of the program is expected. Ph.D. by summer of 2017 is required.
The Department of Anthropology and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2018. Ph.D. in Sociology by August 2018 is required. We seek a sociologist whose work is both empirically rigorous and theoretically sophisticated. Desired areas of expertise in research and skills are in quantitative methodology (especially in descriptive and inferential statistics) and in large scale datasets. Additional expertise from a global perspective should include one of the following three foci: 1.) stratification 2.) crime and law or 3.) social justice. Our preference is for research related to Latin America (broadly speaking) or other regional areas that do not reproduce existing expertise within the department. Ability to teach within a combined anthropology and sociology curriculum and a strong commitment to liberal arts education are necessary. Candidates must be able to teach quantitative research methods and data analysis to undergraduates, a combined introductory course in anthropology and sociology, and advanced courses reflecting both the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department.
The Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid will assume broad responsibility for recruiting and enrolling a highly talented, intellectually driven, and diverse student body. Reporting to the President, the Vice President and Dean will provide dynamic and forward-looking leadership to the areas of Admissions and Financial aid while working together with the President, other senior leaders, and faculty to further the best interests of Oberlin. Working closely with Conservatory admissions, the Vice President and Dean will develop a strategic outreach and admissions plan that reflects the College’s core values, aligns with the recruitment priorities of the Conservatory and is designed to bring Oberlin to the attention of a broad and diverse national and international population. The successful candidate will bring optimism, creativity, integrity, strong analytic skills and experience working in collaboration with colleagues across an institution to support the work of the College and will have a record of exemplary personal and professional integrity. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
The Associate Director of Career Education develops and manages the full cycle of career development programs and services including career planning, co-curricular learning experiences, applied learning including internships, career management and professionalism. Oberlin College’s Career Center helps students and recent alumni identify and achieve meaningful career objectives that build upon their Oberlin education and experiences. In line with the direction set by College’s recently approved five-year strategic plan to help students and young alumni “to more intentionally set the stage for their professional journeys,” we seek an individual who can deepen engagement, satisfaction and use of the Career Center’s service delivery including career coaching/advising, mentoring, workshops, webinars, outreach and special programs. The ideal candidate is a thought leader in career development, thinks strategically, designs programs and services to serve diverse audiences, focuses on development outcomes, and builds strong relationships. This is a full-time, 12-month, Administrative and Professional Staff position in the Division of the Dean of Student Life and will report to the Director of the Career Center. Qualifications: Minimum of five years experience in career development, coaching, advising or related field. Master’s degree. High level of skill and experience in career assessments, coaching and advising, managing internship programs, the job search process and career readiness skills. Experience with career assessments including Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI or other career assessments. Experience in curriculum or instructional design. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing career services in a team based and collaborative environment both in the Career Center and throughout the college.
The University’s Advancement Office seeks applications for an Assistant Director of the Ohio Wesleyan Fund. Reporting to the Annual Giving Director, and partnering with the University Advancement staff, the Assistant Director is responsible for the personal cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni donors to the annual giving programs, specifically the Ohio Wesleyan Fund and Team OWU athletic fund. This position oversees fundraising efforts for two or four classes in reunion, and fundraising for two-three decades of classes annually as well as the fundraising efforts for Team OWU. The candidate will work in tandem with other team members for general annual fund projects in order to raise general philanthropic dollars for Ohio Wesleyan. The successful candidate will communicate the goals and mission of Ohio Wesleyan University to donors, parents, alumni and friends through face-to-face meetings, substantive phone conversations and in writing. The successful candidate must be comfortable soliciting prospects for both general and athletics annual gifts. Some limited travel required. Occasional attendance at sporting events strongly encouraged. The successful candidate will have experience in annual giving, with a strong emphasis on volunteer management. The candidate must be collaborative and able to thrive in a team environment. The candidate must adapt to working with alumni, parents, coaches and friends of OWU. Experience working in a higher education, athletics program or a non-profit institution preferred.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for an Associate Director of Advancement. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of University Advancement, the Associate Director of Advancement generates strategies for cultivation, stewardship and solicitation of gifts for significant reunion years - specifically the 50th -- using annual, major and planned giving opportunities to maximize the donor's support and engagement with the University. This position works very closely with volunteer leadership and empowers others to solicit contributions (both internally and externally) and increase engagement of Ohio Wesleyan alumni. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to manage volunteers and to handle confidential information with discretion. Well-developed interpersonal communication skills and a focus on customer service are a must for serving as a liaison with individuals from all constituencies including trustees, donors, alumni, parents, faculty, students and staff. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work.
Denison seeks someone to Identify and qualify prospective individual, corporate and foundation major donors consistent with the university’s priorities and objectives and ensure the existence of a continuous supply of prospects to support and meet ongoing fundraising goals. Analyze and assess information from numerous sources and present results in a clear, concise manner. Evaluate research results to develop and implement further research strategies, working independently, proactively, and in collaboration with divisional team members. Write documents (profiles, briefs, memos) using styles, grammar and content appropriate to the specific audience. Participate in and contribute to the formation of policies related to the processes and procedures of prospect management and related infrastructure support activities, using independent analysis and judgment. Prioritize work and manage multiple deadlines and priorities. Research and review requests/information related to identification of specific donors/prospects; evaluate annual, major giving, foundation giving and giving capacities; recommend project or interest funding; and identify new prospects on an ongoing basis to augment major, annual, and foundation and corporate prospect pipelines. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required with at least one year of experience in prospect research, development, library research, financial research, legal research or related field.
The Division of Development and Alumni Affairs of Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Director of Major Gifts. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Director of Development.The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for the overall management of the Major Gifts department and also serves as a donor relationship manager who plans and implements strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and closure of outright and deferred gifts of $50,000 or more to Oberlin College. This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising across the country. The Director of Major Gifts will work closely with faculty and staff, both within the division and around the College to promote the acquisition of major gifts. Responsible for the overall management of the Major Gifts department including: 1) creation and maintenance of departmental processes, procedures, reporting, and metrics. 2) Development of officer portfolios and moves management strategies for assigned prospects (together with Development Research). 3) Management and approval of proposals in the pipeline. 4) Development of stewardship opportunities for major donors (together with the Director of Donor Relations).
The Director of Parent and Family Giving leads the parent fundraising program within the Development and Alumni Relations division. Coordinate all parent and family giving efforts within the Development and Alumni Relations Division. Provide leadership and accountability to assigned major donor parent prospects by working with the leadership team within the Development and Alumni Relations division. Meet and communicate regularly with the Major Gift and Annual Giving teams. Coordinate the solicitation and parent and family engagement plans on a yearly basis, in conjunction with the Annual Giving and Alumni Relations team. Facilitate dialogue with the Admissions and Financial aid offices in regards to this process, promoting collaboration on all fronts. Develop and manage a budget for outreach, travel and cultivation activities with outreach and development efforts. Bachelor’s degree required with experience in higher education development or non-profit setting preferred. Five plus years of demonstrated high-level fund raising success or equivalent type experience, preferably with parent constituents. Ability and willingness to travel and attend meetings and functions at various hours as required. Ability to work closely and congenially with volunteers and with members of the College’s administration and faculty. Ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to be flexible in working in a fast-paced environment with numerous deadlines and pressures. Ability to use technology to prepare reports and other written documents using word processing, spreadsheets, and the data base.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for a part-time Foundation Relations Manager. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for University Advancement, the Foundation Relations Manager will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a wide variety of foundations with a gift capacity of $100,000 or more. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of on-campus and off-campus stakeholders, including foundation staff, and OWU faculty, graduates and university leadership. Candidates need exceptional writing skills and an understanding of the cyclical nature of foundations. The position offers flexibility of schedule and work location as appropriate. Position can participate in the University healthcare program.The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work. Responsibilities: Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts of at least $100,000 from national and local foundations. Minimal travel for face-to-face meetings may berequested. Manage a portfolio of foundations to cultivate and steward. Work with OWU faculty members, university leadership and advancement colleagues to develop proposals aligning foundation mission with University priorities. Provide timely and accurate follow up with foundations with whom funding has already been secured, so as to grow relationships toward greater engagement. Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor'sdegree. At least five years of related experience preferred, preferably in higher education fundraising, foundation relations or relatedindustry. Exceptional written and oral skills communicationskills. Must possess the willingness to be flexible to support the mission, goals and objectives of the institution.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Advancement Division seeks applications for a Major Gift Officer focusing on the Northeast and New York City area for University Advancement. Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gift Officer will be responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects and donors with a gift capacity of $100K or more. Gift Officers are assigned a specific territory and work within a team of seven, in addition to working with the Annual Giving Program Team and the Gift Planning Program Team. All Major Gift Officers are expected to meet or exceed metrics which are calibrated annually. This role requires significant travel. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Well developed interpersonal communication skills and a focus on customer service are a must for serving as a liaison with individuals from all constituencies including trustees, donors, alumni, parents, faculty, students and staff. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as part of a team, be highly motivated and take a proactive approach to his or her work.
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Prospect Research Analyst.The Prospect Research Analyst provides information and analysis in support of the fundraising and engagement efforts of the College Relations Division. Working in Advancement Information Services and reporting to the Director of Prospect Research, the analyst identifies, researches, and evaluates potential donors to Kenyon, and produces timely, accurate, analytical research material for College Relations staff and Kenyon leadership. Duties: Using a variety of sources, gather information relevant to a potential donor’s giving capacity, philanthropic interests, and inclination to support the College. Analyze and synthesize research data for use in prospect development activities. Provide evaluations and recommendations to help guide and inform fundraiser efforts. Support ongoing and special projects to refine the prospect pipeline. Identify individuals with the potential to make significant gifts, and evaluate previously identified prospects. Analyze and verify results of screening, data mining, and modeling projects. Monitor contact reports, news reports, and other sources for information relevant to current and future fundraising efforts, and follow up with research and updates.Enter research data in Kenyon’s Advance computer system in clear, concise, organized form. Add and update ratings, evaluations, interests, etc. Develop and maintain research on new and key prospects. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a liberal arts institution, or substantial experience and knowledge of that setting. Advanced degree in business, liberal arts, or information sciences. Experience in entering and using data on a development database.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Finance and Administration Office invites applications for a Bursar to manage the student account function. The Bursar’s Office is located on the ground floor of the beautiful and historic University Hall and consists of a staff of two employees and reports to the Controller. The Bursar’s Office is responsible for all aspects of Student Accounts, including Cashiering, and supports various functions within the Accounting Office, including Perkins and University Loan processing, Account Reconciliations, General Ledger Maintenance and Year-End Audit Preparation. Responsibilities: Full responsibility for all aspects of student tuition accounts, including providing high quality customer service through actively responding to questions from students and their parents regarding charges and payments; a large percentage of this job is spent responding to questions regarding tuition bills, both through walk-in traffic and phone calls; Full responsibility for the billing of all charges posted to student tuition accounts and coordinating with the various offices that generate those charges, including the Registrar’s Office, the Financial Aid Office, the Residential Life Office, the OWU Card Office, the Public Safety Office and many others; Lead collection efforts for student accounts, including provision of financial counseling and explanation of payment options for students and families; Serve as an active back-up to the Director of Budget & Accounting Systems who has full responsibility for working with students on their Perkins Loan awards, collecting signed promissory notes and submitting all Perkins Loan details to our third party administrator, who handles billing and collection of these loans. Management of four to five outside Collection Agencies for Perkins Loan and Student Account collections; Preparation of a monthly account analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts,as assigned; Assist in the analysis, reconciliation and preparation of various schedules for month-end, year-end closes and annual audit preparation. Qualifications (Required): Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; Strong customer service skills; Strong technology skills, which are adaptable to the technology used for Student Tuition Accounts at Ohio Wesleyan (PowerCAMPUS and Dynamics GP).
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Information Services Department invites applications for a Help Desk Coordinator, a full-time position with full benefits, reporting to Chief Information Officer. The Coordinator provides technical support via email, phone, and in person at the Information Services Help Desk. The person will manage both Faculty/Staff and Student Help Desk operations. This includes scheduling desk coverage among professionals and student workers; coordinating the collection of technology problems reported to both Help Desks via phone, e-mail, and walk-ins; forwarding problem reports to appropriate experts; overseeing the investigation and resolution of problems; ensuring that the solutions are clearly communicated to clients; and tracking client satisfaction. Maintain and update the Help Desk call tracking system, knowledge base, and other related IS data sources. Generate and distribute appropriate reports from these sources as needed. One year of professional experience in front-line computing user support is required. Additional experience and training in application support and desktop/laptop systems troubleshooting preferred, particularly in an academic environment.
Ohio Wesleyan’s Sagan Academic Resource Center invites applications for a Coordinator of the Disability Services Center, a full-time position with benefits, and reporting to Director of Sagan Academic Resource Center. Responsibilities: Reviewing, interpreting, and evaluating psycho-educational and medical documentation on students to determine eligibility for disability services and reasonable accommodations. Certifying, facilitating, and providing appropriate academic and other accommodations. Helping students to understand and mitigate the effects of their educational disabilities. Counseling students with educational disabilities about their responsibilities and rights. Recommending, maintaining, and utilizing assistive technologies. Assisting faculty to understand and provide appropriate academic accommodations. Overseeing the OWU Testing Center. Qualifications & Desired Skills: Master’s Degree in an appropriate area: e.g., disability education, school or educational psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation, etc. Three years of previous work experience in a disabilities service environment. Expertise in learning interventions for college students with learning disabilities. Ability to understand and interpret psycho-educational diagnostic reports. Understanding of disability issues, including compliance parameters and disability laws—i.e., ADA, ADA Amended Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator. A member of the President’s staff, The Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator reports to the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator. The Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator has expertise in cultural competency, and can demonstrate familiarity with, and respect for, diverse racial, ethnic, cultural identities and gender identities. Specifically, the Deputy Coordinator assists with monitoring and coordinating compliance with nondiscrimination laws alleging discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Duties may require evening and weekend availability on campus and the ability to respond to urgent situations by phone or email on evenings and weekends. The position is a full-time, 12 month appointment.
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Digital Media Instructional Technologist. This dynamic position will collaborate with faculty in integrating technology appropriately into the teaching and learning process, specializing in support of multimedia including video, audio, still images, and web publishing. The Digital Media Instructional Technologist will support students and faculty in using multimedia technology for curricular projects and facilitate workshops, conversations, and information sharing about teaching with multimedia. The Digital Media Specialist reports to the Director of the Center for Innovative Pedagogy. Essential Functions: Collaborate with faculty on designing digital media projects and integrating them with their courses to reach pedagogical goals. Design and implement workshops on multimedia production skills, and the effective use of multimedia projects in teaching, for faculty and students across disciplines. Provide instruction on multimedia production for particular courses, tailored to the needs of particular projects. Provide software and hardware training and troubleshooting for faculty and students working with media tools. Relevant software may include, but is not limited to, iMovie, Final Cut, the Adobe Creative Suite, and Audacity. Develops guides and documentation for users. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a media production or education related field, or equivalent work experience. Demonstrated experience in multimedia production including digital audio and video recording and editing, including relevant hardware and software.
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant Director for Upper-Class Residences. The Assistant Director for Upper-Class Residences is a member of the Student Affairs staff reporting directly to the Director of Residential Life/Assistant Dean of Students. The Assistant Director supports the mission of the College by overseeing all aspects of the upper-class residential areas. This is an eleven (11) month, live-out position that includes some evening and weekend responsibilities. Responsibilities: Oversee the day-to-day management of upper-class residential areas comprising 21 residence halls, houses, and apartments, housing 1100 undergraduate students. Direct, plan, and implement community development efforts and residential curriculum to meet the needs of area students. Allocate and administer community funds and manage student staff payroll. Assist in the implementation and enforcement of college policies and expectations. Continuously identify and address the developmental needs of students through educational interactions, crisis response protocol and mediations; advise and provide general support to students. Assist with the coordination and effective implementation of administrative processes, including but not limited to, residence hall openings/closings, health and safety inspections and the housing lottery. Coordinate with maintenance to identify and remedy facility issues. Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling or related field. Professional or graduate-level residential life experience, including supervision of student staff members.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for Associate Dean for Student Success, reporting to the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success/Dean of Students. The Associate Dean is a member of the senior leadership team for the division of Student Affairs, and is responsible for leading, overseeing, and partnering with programs, services, and initiatives aimed at supporting student success across the university, taking an individualized approach to connecting students with appropriate individuals who can provide essential support for their academic and personal growth and development. Responsibilties: Provide oversight of Multicultural Student Affairs, Counseling Center, and Student Conduct, and serve as the institutional liaison to the Student Health Center (a partnership with OhioHealth); lead planning, budgeting, development, and assessment efforts to ensure programs and services effectively meet student and institutional needs. Serve as a member of the senior leadership team for the division of Student Affairs. Consistently seek ways to provide more effective and comprehensive ways to support student success, utilizing knowledge of student development theory, best practices, and institutional circumstances. Develop and/or use existing data systems to inform effective approaches to student success efforts. Consult with campus constituents about matters pertaining to student success; provide reports and presentations to communicate such knowledge as appropriate. Chair the Care and Concern Team and Co-Chair the Retention Intervention Team in providing effective responses for students who are experiencing various challenges. Provide a case-management approach to manage institutional responses to students who need additional support. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in student affairs, higher education or a related field. A minimum of 7 years of related professional post-graduate experience. .
The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Coordinator of Recreational Sports and Wellness Education, a 12-month full-time position reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing OWU’s club sports and intramural programs, and collaborates with colleagues to enhance wellness education efforts in areas such as alcohol and other drugs, physical health, emotional health, and sexual health, including topics pertaining to Title IX matters. The Coordinator leads efforts to grow participation in our club sports and intramural programs, working closely with the Athletics Department to establish and sustain club sports that complement our varsity sports program, and cooperates with Athletics in the joint utilization of athletic facilities and equipment. Additionally, the Coordinator develops campus-wide programming to promote physical fitness and wellness lifestyles among students. The Coordinator also leads efforts to enhance the ways assigned programs contribute to a more vibrant campus and residential life environment. Responsibilities: Lead planning, budgeting, operation, and assessment of club and intramural sports programs. Establish and sustain existing club sports that complement the array of existing varsity and club sports; grow club sports program to support efforts to attract and retain students, and contribute to the vibrancy of campus life. Supervise efforts of university personnel and contracted coaches that provide services related to assigned programs. Coordinate and, when appropriate, deliver educational programs that support student wellness in areas such as alcohol and other drugs, physical health, emotional health, and sexual health, including topics pertaining to Title IX matters. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in physical education, sports management, student affairs, or a related degree preferred. Prior experience in leading recreational or varsity sports programs preferred
The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Coordinator of Student Activities, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement. The Coordinator is responsible for planning, executing, and assessing student-focused campus events and activities that foster student engagement and contribute to a vibrant campus life. As a key member of the Student Involvement team, the Coordinator works in close partnership with colleagues within division and across the university to support efforts promoting student development, retention, and success. The Coordinator oversees the work of the Campus Programming Board, and ensures that the campus activities program is responsive to students’ interests and appeals to a diverse student body. This role is a 12-month position and requires frequent evening and weekend hours, with flexible work hours provided as approved. This position is a two (2) year appointment, and the position will be reevaluated at the end of the two year period, and continuation of employment will dependent upon available funding. A Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, or related field required
Kenyon College seeks a Dean of Students to serve as a trusted resource for students on campus. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Dean of Students takes an active leadership role in developing students into healthy mature adults while managing the oversight of individual student issues, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution with students and families in collaboration with other members of the Kenyon staff. The successful candidate will serve as a key partner for the VPSA in all student life issues; oversee the Office of Student Rights/Responsibilities and the Cox Health and Counseling Center; and coordinate services for individual students on campus. This is a distinctive opportunity for an accomplished professional with a strategic approach to student affairs to elevate the breadth and depth of resources available to students. Kenyon has a demonstrated commitment to providing students an unparalleled experience on campus and recently created a new Vice President for Student Affairs position to enhance the Student Affairs Division’s capacity. In creating this new position, Kenyon has given the Dean of Students the ability to focus on individual student development and concerns. The next Dean of Students will coordinate the many stakeholders across campus involved in student life, and be a visible and engaged member of the campus community and a known problem-solver for students and others. As the go-to person for nearly all student concerns, the Dean of Students has a profound effect on students’ experience on campus, both inside and outside of the classroom, and can enhance their ability to achieve these goals. Kenyon seeks candidates with an understanding of and appreciation for a residential liberal arts education; compassion and thoughtfulness, and experience using these traits to develop trusted relationships with students, staff, faculty, and external constituents; sophisticated interpersonal skills, including a firm but fair approach to the resolution of conflict; a commitment to consult extensively balanced by a willingness to act decisively when consensus is elusive; energy, agility, sense of humor, and flexibility to work with a talented team; a demonstrated track record of advancing diversity and enhancing inclusiveness; an ability to bring groups and individuals to common ground across lines of difference, including race, class, and socio-economic status; wisdom and superb judgment, including the capacity to make and stand by difficult decisions, demonstrated capacity to communicate sensitive issues broadly both in writing and verbally; and to cultivate and sustain collegial relationships.
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Kenyon College seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Cox Health and Counseling Center. The Director of the Cox Health and Counseling Center provides leadership and oversight of the two departments (Health and Counseling), as well as coordinates campus-wide initiatives that focus on student wellness. Specific duties for the position include, but are not limited to, budget oversight, personnel supervision, overall planning for the Cox Center to ensure a holistic, wellness-centered mission, coordination with colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs and elsewhere on health education, responsibility for evaluation and assessment, and development of policy and procedures. The position reports directly to the Dean of Students, and is an integral member of the Division of Student Affairs. Specific responsibilities for this position include: Directly supervise the Associate Director for Health Services, and the Associate Director for Counseling Services, and provide general supervision of all other health and counseling staff (hiring, payroll, performance appraisals, staff education and professional development, etc.). Facilitate a seamless integration of the Health and Counseling Centers. Convene regular meetings of the staff, and annual/bi-annual retreats to set the strategic direction for the Center. Serve as primary contact for health-related communication with campus colleagues, as well as the point person for health needs and concerns with external constituencies.Participate in regular meetings with the Dean of Students and as an active member of the Student Affairs staff. Present to parents, faculty, staff and others on wellness initiatives and Center operations.
The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Director of Marching and Spirit Bands. The OWU Marching and Spirit Bands are co-curricular programs, open to all OWU students, that perform at campus sporting events, spirit activities, and other public events on and off campus. The Director of Marching and Spirit Bands is a full-time, 12-month position responsible for recruiting, selecting, and training student participants; planning performances; supervising any assigned staff members; planning and budgeting for program operations; and assessing all band activities. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success, the Director plays an integral role in supporting a vibrant campus life through vital partnerships on campus with colleagues in the Athletics Department, Student Affairs Division, Enrollment Division, Music Department, Summer Camps and Conferences, and more. Duties: Recruit qualified members for the marching and spirit bands and any related components (e.g. flag corps, drill team, work crew) among prospective and current students. Take an active role in promoting the bands in coordination with the Admissions Office, including identifying and visiting with prospective applicants, attending regional band performances and competitions, visiting band classrooms, etc. Plan marching and spirit band activities and performances, including selecting music, designing field activities, and training participants. Manage all band operations, including budgeting, supervising staff, reporting, and planning activities. Bachelors degree required.
Director of Multicultural Student Affairs
Location: Wooster, OH
The College of Wooster has a long tradition and commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director of Multicultural Student Affairs seeks to promote the values of the Center of Diversity and Inclusion (CDI). This position will manage and create programs primarily related to domestic students of color that ensures and supports their successful matriculation to graduation. Duties: Serve as a member of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) team and work to build unity and collaboration among the staff and areas of interests. Support the Associate Dean of CDI with research, assessments and implementation of diversity, equity and inclusion related programs, services and trainings primarily but not limited to The College of Wooster student community.
Responsible for leading efforts to promote the persistence and graduation related to domestic students of color through programming, mentoring and support. support the Associate Dean of CDI with efforts related to first-generation and domestic students of color retention efforts. Be an active member and student affairs representative for the STEM Advisory Board. Coordinate and execute annual campus-wide programming efforts including but not limited to MLK Day/Week programs, Multicultural Stole Ceremony, and others. Collaborate and manage programming of admissions related efforts such as the Clarence Beecher Allen Scholars program and various presentations for prospective students.Serve as a key member of the Division of Student Affairs during planning and programming efforts including but not limited to, ARCH, Orientation, Black & Gold Weekend, and others. Coordinate, support and attend off-campus opportunities for students’ related diversity & inclusion. Advises or co-advises student organizations related to the mission of CDI. Serve as a hearing officer and/or Board member for judicial affairs. Active role in several of the following areas based upon the annual goals of the Division of Student Affairs (General Retention Efforts, Judicial Affairs, Training, Orientation, Assessment, or other priorities as set by the Division of Student Affairs). Carries out other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion and VP of Student Affairs/Dean of Students. Other duties may be assigned. Bachelors and Master’s Degree required; At least 2-3 years of experience in advising & counseling students, and experience with programming related to diversity, equity and inclusion are essential. Knowledge of and/or experience with independent higher education and an appreciation for the relationship between the academic and co-curricular programs at a liberal arts institution are important.
Denison University is seeking a leader with an innovative approach for Residential Communities that breaks the mold of the traditional model of residential life. Duties: Serve as the leader of a team-oriented Residential Communities department. Evaluate and assess current residential model to design a new, uniquely Denison structure, model, vision and mission for Residential Communities. Collaborate with campus colleagues in developing an engaging new residential curriculum rooted in Denison’s mission, principles of leadership and civic engagement, creative problem solving, and elements of individual and community well-being. Provide formative supervision and support to three professional and two supportive operating staff. Engage proactively with paraprofessional staff and residents to build vibrant, inclusive communities, employing innovative ideas and approaches. Evaluate and assess programs, services, and curricula to match the mission of the college, the vision of the department and learning objectives. Maintain high visibility and engagement with the student body and campus community at university events. Work effectively with a culturally diverse population of students to coach, mentor and support dynamic needs. Qualifications: An earned Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or other related advanced degree. Minimum of five years’ professional experience in Higher Education/Student Affairs. Ability to accommodate extended work hours, including evening and weekend work hours. Communicate effectively orally and in writing, including the ability to engage in one-on-one and in public forums. Integrity, sound judgment, and the ability to make difficult decisions. Exercise problem-solving abilities, especially in cases requiring quick action and resolution. Provide effective guidance to other professional, support, and student staff. Build collaborative relationships with students, colleagues, and college partners. Commitment to inclusion and desire to work with diverse groups of people. A propensity for innovation and creative problem-solving.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Student Affairs Division invites applications for a Residential Life Coordinator. The Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) role is multi-faceted in meeting the co-curricular needs of a diverse population of students. The RLC role is a full-time, 11-month, live-in, Student Affairs position supervising co-ed residential complexes. The RLC is responsible for implementing a Student Development approach to all aspects of the positions. The primary responsibilities are supervision, administrative, consulting, and programming. The position includes central office responsibilities, as well as directing the educational mission of the living units. Each RLC will have an additional 5-8 hours of collateral work in another area of Student Affairs (i.e. Fraternity & Sorority Life, Campus Programming, Alcohol and Other Drugs Awareness). Master’s degree in Student Personnel or other related field preferred, Bachelor’s Degree required, with at least one year of group living and supervisory experience as a graduate/undergraduate.
Kenyon College seeks a licensed counselor to provide clinical care to college students, with a particular focus on traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented students with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural identities and gender identities. Expertise in cultural competency is essential, as is a sensitivity to the needs of high-achieving college students in a residential, liberal arts setting. Essential Functions: Work with students one on one in a clinical setting. Facilitate group counseling sessions. Provide outreach education and consultation services with students, faculty and staff. Identify and coordinate crisis intervention services for students. Keep timely records of clinical and other activities. Assist in the medical leave process, as needed. Cooperate with off-campus mental health professionals in cases where students have specialized or continuing needs. Collaborate with family members and significant others when professionally appropriate. Participate in after-hours on-call rotation. This is a full-time, 10-month position for the academic year. Some evening and weekend work is required, including participation in the on-call rotation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: An appreciation for the value of a liberal arts education, and a high degree of energy and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student population are essential, as is a sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of young adults. Demonstrated experience providing care for students of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community and others with diverse backgrounds is required. A sense of humor, healthy approach to teamwork, and a positive and caring attitude are also key attributes. Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field plus at least one year of experience as a counselor, fluency in cultural competency, and knowledge of the needs of students in terms of racial and ethnic diversities, sexual orientation, disabilities and social class. Independent Licensure is required. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.