Careers at WPU

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William Peace University employees make a difference in the lives of students every day. Through close collaboration with students, our faculty and staff engage in a joint adventure of intellectual discoveries with students and help them grow into successful adults.

If you're looking for a career where you can see the results of your hard work up close, we're interested in hearing from you. Find details concerning our staff and faculty openings below.

If you are interested in employment with William Peace University, please forward your application and all required materials to the email address provided in the position description for which you are applying. If you need additional space for your work history, please click here for the Additional Work History Form. (NOTE: please use Internet Explorer or Safari. Users of Google Chrome could experience technical issues)

Please state the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email by utilizing the reference number provided in each posting. To be considered a qualified candidate, you must apply for a specific position by 5:00 p.m. on the submission deadline, you must submit all required application materials that are listed in the posting and you must meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

***Please note that email is the preferred means to receive application materials but should this option not be available, you may submit via US mail to 15 East Peace Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 or via fax to 919.508.2786.

In our employment practices, William Peace University seeks to hire, promote, and retain the best qualified individuals regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or on the basis of age with respect to persons 18 years or older.

We welcome your interest in joining our community! Find details concerning our faculty and staff openings below.

 

Staff Openings

 

Vice President for the School of Professional Studies

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Vice President for the School of Professional Studies.  Reporting to the President, the Vice President is responsible for the strategic planning, policy development, academic and business activities of the School, delegates authority and responsibility for the operation and implementation of these activities, and ensuring compliance with the regulatory standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  The Vice President is responsible for growing both the online and the evening programs of the School of Professional Studies, as well as for implementing a graduate program.  The Vice President is the School’s representative on various University policy and decision bodies and is the official representative of the School to external constituencies. This position requires working some evenings and weekends.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Master's degree required, preferably in Business or Education
  • A minimum of 10 years of college level teaching experience
  • Track record showing progressive levels of responsibility in an academic setting
  • A minimum of 5 years working with adult learners
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in an academic setting
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience with retention and assessment plan implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a culturally diverse environment

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • PhD in a related field
  • Experience with a student information system, such as Datatel
  • Knowledge of a learning management system, such as Blackboard or Moodle
  • Experience working through a reaffirmation process with a regional accrediting body

Please submit the following information to VPSPS000205@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference VPSPS40114: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application 

Job Posting Date:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014 
Deadline for Submission:  Until filled

 

Public Safety Officer - Temporary

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a temporary Public Safety Officer to only be used intermittently (only on call) when regular employees are absent.   Hours could potentially range from 4 to 40 hours when the need arises, and will not exceed 999 hours worked per calendar year.  Reporting to the Director of Public Safety, this position provides public safety services to the University community. The Public Safety Officer is responsible for preventing and suppressing crime, protecting life and property, patrolling assigned area on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment security, maintaining logs, recording of occurrences, completing necessary paperwork and may use computers to input and retrieve data, informing and warning violator of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying hidden articles, and working with local law enforcement agencies. The officer is expected to comply with the Department’s rules, regulations, and policies, perform his/her duties independently, utilize proper judgment, and maintain a high degree of professionalism.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of experience in public safety
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license
  • Previous experience in a position that required dealing politely and courteously with a diverse campus population in a professional manner

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Experience in a public safety position in a higher education setting

Please submit the following information to TempPSOfficer102011@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference TPSO31813: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application 

Job Posting Date:  Monday, March 18, 2013
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Monday, April 1, 2013

 

Public Safety Officer – Part-time

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for two part-time Public Safety Officer positions.  These positions are scheduled to work 8 hours per week on a rotating schedule which includes nights and weekends. Reporting to the Director of Public Safety, these positions provide public safety services to the University community. The Public Safety Officer is responsible for preventing and suppressing crime, protecting life and property, patrolling assigned area on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment security, maintaining logs, recording of occurrences, completing necessary paperwork and may use computers to input and retrieve data, informing and warning violator of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying hidden articles, and working with local law enforcement agencies. The officer is expected to comply with the Department’s rules, regulations, and policies, perform his/her duties independently, utilize proper judgment, and maintain a high degree of professionalism.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of experience in public safety
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license
  • Previous experience in a position that required dealing politely and courteously with a diverse campus population in a professional manner

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Experience in a public safety position in a higher education setting

Please submit the following information to PTPS000177@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference PTPS3514: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application

Job Posting Date:  Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled, priority given to applications received by Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Faculty Openings

Adjunct Faculty for Traditional Undergraduate Program

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking qualified scholars for adjunct faculty positions for the traditional on campus undergraduate program in the following academic areas:

  • Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Decision Science
  • Education
  • English
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Mathematics 
  • Marketing
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Simulation and Game Design
  • Statistics
  • Theatre and Musical Theatre


We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to the promotion of interdisciplinary work, teaching excellence, diversity, and possess a collaborative leadership style. The successful candidates should have knowledge of an experience in their selected teaching discipline, as well as experience with and the ability to use instructional technologies to support classroom activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A Master’s degree in the teaching discipline, or a Master’s degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in discipline)
  • A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching
  • Related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to supplement academic credentials if warranted
  • Established record of teaching excellence and demonstrated leadership experience.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience required

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Ph.D. in the teaching discipline
  • 1-2 years teaching experience at the undergraduate level

Please submit the following information to AdjunctatWPU@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference Adj070813: 

  • Cover letter and copy of curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Summary/copies of teaching evaluations
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required prior to final hiring)
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Application  

Job Posting Date:  Monday, July 8, 2013
Deadline for Submission:  Until filled

 

Assistant / Associate Professor of Business Administration

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint two scholars with expertise in the field of Business Administration.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach a full-time credit load, to engage in service, student advising, recruiting, and to participate in campus-wide events.  The appointments, effective July 1, 2014, will be made at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration, to teach in the Department of Business Administration. The ideal candidates will hold terminal degrees, Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Business Administration (ABD will be considered) and have an appreciation for and experience teaching diverse student populations. The faculty members will teach general courses in management and leadership.  In addition, the faculty will assist in devising strategies for growing and improving the Business Administration program; assist in implementing new programs; and will contribute toward a greater awareness of the WPU Business Administration program within the community.  The faculty members will also share responsibility for advising students majoring or minoring in Business Administration, and engage in professional development activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Business Administration (ABD will be considered)

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • Management or Leadership experience in the Business Sector
  • Ability to teach a variety of Business courses
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Two years college teaching

Please submit the following information to WPUAProfessorBSA@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APBSA21914: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Samples of teaching evaluations, if available
  • Copies of unofficial college transcripts

Job Posting Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; submission reviews begin immediately

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Mathematics.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time credit load, to engage in service, student advising, recruiting, and to participate in campus-wide events.  The appointment, effective July 1, 2014, will be made at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Mathematics, to teach in the Department of Liberal Studies. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a desire to work closely with college students, an appreciation for and experience teaching diverse student populations, and an appreciation for being a part of a department that serves non-mathematics majors and the general education of students.  We seek a generalist with experience teaching undergraduate, introductory level college mathematics courses, including algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, finite mathematics and introductory statistics.  Additional responsibilities include service on campus-wide committees, and work with students outside of class.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics 

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Two years college teaching experience
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Please submit the following information to WPUAProfMathematics@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APMAT21914: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Samples of teaching evaluations, if available
  • Copies of unofficial college transcripts

Job Posting Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; submission reviews begin immediately

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Education as the Department Chair, Assistant or Associate Professor of Education.  This position is a non-tenure, fixed term appointment, starting July 1, 2014.  The successful candidate will be expected to lead the Department of Education, lead William Peace University’s program of dual preparation of teachers in elementary education and special education.  This candidate will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.  Duties may include teaching courses such as Introduction to Education, Classroom Management, Assessment, and supervision of Practica and Student Teaching.  Candidates should have knowledge of NCATE accreditation principles, the Common Core Standards, and state licensure requirements. Candidates must be willing to engage in community outreach to build relationships with our local school districts and have an appreciation for and experience in teaching diverse student populations.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A terminal degree in Education (Ph.D. or Ed.D.)
  • Two years of teaching experience in a P-12 setting
  • P-12 teaching certification

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Two years college teaching experience
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Knowledge of Live Text

Please submit the following information to DeptChairAProfEDU@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference DCEDU21914: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Samples of teaching evaluations, if available
  • Copies of unofficial college transcripts

Job Posting Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; submission reviews begin immediately

 

Assistant / Associate Professor of Education

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Special Education.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time credit load, to engage in service, student advising, recruiting, and to participate in campus-wide events.  The appointment, effective July 1, 2014, will be made at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant/Associate Professor of Education, to teach in the Department of Education. The successful candidate will be expected to help prepare students in our dual licensure program. The candidate will build on his/her experience as a P-12 special education teacher, to help prepare the next generation of special education teachers.  Duties will include teaching pre-service Special Ed courses and supervision of Practica and Student Teaching.  Candidates will utilize their expertise to help strengthen the existing program at William Peace University.  Candidates should have knowledge of the Common Core and CEC Standards and should have an appreciation for and experience teaching diverse student populations.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A terminal degree in Education (Ph.D. or Ed.D.)
  • A Master’s degree in Special Education
  • Two years teaching experience in a P-12 special education setting
  • Certification in Special Education (LD or MMD)
  • P-12 special education teaching certificate

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Two years college teaching experience
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Please submit the following information to WPUAProfEducation@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APSPED21914: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Samples of teaching evaluations, if available
  • Copies of unofficial college transcripts

Job Posting Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014  
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; submission reviews begin immediately

 

Adjunct Faculty for the School of Professional Studies - Undergraduate Courses

The School of Professional Studies at William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach in our campus-based and online accelerated 7 week program, in the following academic areas:

  • Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Decision Science
  • Education
  • English
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Statistics

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A Master or Doctorate degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline)
  • Related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to supplement academic credentials if warranted.
  • Two years of experience teaching college level courses.
  • Established record of teaching excellence and demonstrated leadership experience.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience required.

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • One year of experience teaching at an accelerated degree-completion program preferred.

We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to the promotion of interdisciplinary work, teaching excellence, diversity, and possess a collaborative leadership style.

Please submit the following information to WPSPS072011@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference SPSADJ03012012:

  • Cover letter and copy of curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Summary/copies of teaching evaluations
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required prior to final hiring)
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Application

Job Posting Date: 03/20/2014
Deadline for Submission: Until filled

 

Adjunct Faculty for the School of Professional Studies - Graduate Courses

The School of Professional Studies at William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach graduate level courses in our campus based and online programs in the following teaching disciplines

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Economics

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A Doctorate degree in the teaching discipline
  • Related work experiences in the field.
  • Established record of teaching excellence and demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Two years of experience teaching college level courses.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience.

We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to the promotion of interdisciplinary work, teaching excellence, diversity, and possess a collaborative leadership style.

Please submit the following information to WPSPS072011@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference SPSADJ03192012:

  • Cover letter and copy of curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Summary/copies of teaching evaluations
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required prior to final hiring)
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Application

Job Posting Date: 03/19/2012
Deadline for Submission: Until filled

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