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.

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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.

All new employees must complete the following four mandatory trainings within 30-days of hire: 

  • Anti-Discrimination Training
  • Diversity Training
  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Sexual Abuse Awareness: Creating a Safe Campus for Young People Training.

Just a few of the many great reasons to work at WPU include:

  • Passion and love for higher education and making a difference in students’’ lives
  • Great location in downtown Raleigh, NC
  • Raleigh, NC ranks #1 on Forbes’ Best Places for Business
  • Robust Wellness Plan that provides free onsite certified Cross Fit classes
  • 100% vested immediately (no vesting schedule) for the WPU 403(b) Retirement Plan Match
  • Possible Alternative/Flexible Work Schedule – work life balance
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • Great benefit options – medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD
  • Opportunities to attend collegiate athletic events, music performances, theatre performances, etc.
  • Tuition Remission & Tuition Exchange Program opportunities

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

 

Staff Openings

Vice President for University Advancement

Located on a 21-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, NC, William Peace University (WPU) was founded in 1857 as Peace Institute, offering education for boys and girls in primary grades and to women from high school to college.  By 1940, Peace offered an academic program for young women that encompassed the last two years of high school and the first two years of college.  During the mid-1990s, Peace College transitioned into a four-year baccalaureate institution awarding its first baccalaureate degree in 1996.  Additionally, Peace began offering coeducational evening courses through the William Peace School of Professional Studies in 2009.  In 2011, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to transition Peace's day program to coeducational and to rename the college William Peace University.  The first male students matriculated in the 2012-13 academic year.  Rooted in the liberal arts tradition, students develop an appreciation for life-long learning, a focus on meaningful careers, and skills for ethical citizenship.

Today William Peace University, a four-year, coeducational, residential, liberal arts university offers three undergraduate degrees: BA, BS, and BFA.  The University offers 18 majors; all classes are taught by faculty; and the student to faculty ratio is 15:1.  With approximately 1,040 students, there are 800 traditional college day students and 240 students in the School of Professional Studies.  As a member of the USA South Athletic Conference, this NCAA Division III institution competes in six women’s and six men’s intercollegiate varsity sports.

William Peace University offers the comfort of a small school with all the possibilities of a big city.  The historic campus has carved out its own niche in downtown Raleigh, NC.  In addition to being named the No. 1 ranking in Businessweek's list of America's 50 Best Cities in 2011, Raleigh was also ranked one of the top five Hottest Job Markets for Young Adults, a Top 10 Technology Town, a Top 10 City for Singles, and a Top 10 Best City to Live.  For additional information, please visit the William Peace University website at www.peace.edu.

Reporting directly to the President of the College and serving on the President’s cabinet, the Vice President for University Advancement will be a strategic partner with the President, and provide leadership, motivation, coordination, and support for the planning and implementation of the University’s donor identification, cultivation, and management strategies.  The VPUA will be responsible for building, structuring, and leading a department that will focus on the generation of contacts both in and outside the WPU community, reconnect with alumni and build alumni support, and build corporate, community, foundation, and institutional partnerships in the region and throughout the country.  Other positions reporting to the President include: Chief Academic Officer, VP for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer, VP for Student Services, Associate VP for Human Resources, and the Executive Assistant to the President.  Positions reporting to the VPUA include the Director of Communications and Outreach.

The ideal candidate will have a superior knowledge of the principles, practices, and ethics of successful fundraising along with a successful track record promoting an organization's fundraising priorities including securing major gifts from individuals, foundations, and/or corporations.  This innovative and strategic thinker will also possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.  A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred.  Compensation is commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary and benefits package.

For additional information and consideration contact:

Coleman Lew + Associates, Inc.
326 W. Tenth Street - Charlotte, NC 28202
Ken Carrick, President
Janet DeLoache, Consultant
WPU@colemanlew.com
704.377.0362 or 800.533.9523

 

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing 

William Peace University, a vibrant and diverse independent institution in Raleigh, NC is seeking a dynamic leader to assume the role of Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing.  The Vice President, reporting directly to the President, is part of the President’s Council and has responsibility for all (day and evening) admissions, financial aid and institutional marketing.  WPU is under the new leadership of Dr. Brian C. Ralph, who assumed office in August, 2015.  The institution is in a season of exciting change and will be undertaking a comprehensive strategic planning process in 2016.

Priorities include but are not limited to:  strategic enrollment planning and leadership; tactical leadership to achieve “right fit” admissions growth; functioning as a change agent; strategies to increase First Year, Transfer, Evening, Weekend and Online students; working closely with retention leadership; strategic institutional awards and financial aid compliance; leading the marketing and communications department to plan and execute advertising, promotional strategies, and materials with special emphasis on digital platforms; acting as a leader and mentor to the Enrollment Management and Marketing staff; working closely with Academic Affairs to maximize enrollment efforts in partnership with the faculty; partnership with Student Services and Athletics for growth, programming and residential life enhancement.

Applications review starts immediately.  Desired start date is early 2016 but is negotiable for the right candidate.  Visit our website at www.peace.edu.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Master’s Degree in Enrollment Management, Marketing, Communications, Business or related field
  • 8+ years of leadership and supervisory experience with enrollment-related areas, communications, and marketing
  • Great communication skills and ability to perform as a team player while leading with a hands-on approach
  • Proven track record of enrollment growth and success for managing all aspects of private college/university admissions
  • Knowledge of and implemented practice of use of data and current trends

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Public relations experience
  • Direct supervision of financial aid and institutional aid
  • Ability to increase enrollment, reduce discount, raise profile and secure 100,000 YouTube views for each institutional video coupled with a sense of humor is strongly preferred

Please submit the following information to STF000145@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference VPEMM102115: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Wednesday, October 21, 2015  
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Monday, November 30, 2015

 

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Director of the School of Professional Studies

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Director of the School of Professional Studies.  Reporting to the Dean of Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean is the executive and administrative office of admissions, enrollment, community outreach, and business development in the School of Professional Studies (SPS).  The Associate Dean is responsible for growing both the online and the evening programs of the School of Professional Studies.  The Associate Dean will work in partnership with the Director of Online Programs on strategic planning, policy development, and academic and business activities of SPS.  This position will serve as one of SPS’s representatives on various University policy and decision bodies and is the official representative of SPS 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, Education, or Health Sciences
  • Track record showing progressive levels of responsibility in an academic or business setting
  • Experience in marketing and recruitment
  • Experience with retention and assessment plan implementation
  • A minimum of 5 years working with adult learners
  • A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in an academic setting
  • 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/Colleague
  • 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 STF000205@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference DSPS102615: 

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

Deadline for Submission: Past Due
Status: Applications Under Review/Interviewing.

 

Human Resources Generalist

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Human Resources Generalist; reporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, this position should function with minimal direction.  The incumbent is responsible for operational and technical personnel duties including all aspects of recruitment for both faculty and staff positions, providing direction to hiring managers and search committees, as well as staffing for temporary staff positions.  The HR Generalist works closely with the Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs to provide direction for the process of hiring adjuncts and processing I-9 forms in a timely manner, including remote hire adjuncts.  It is expected that he/she will be responsible for every aspect of benefits administration, including annual benefits open enrollment and benefit/vendor fairs, as well as medical related leave such as FMLA, STD, LTD and/or LWOP.  This position will begin to manage the work life balance wellness program, previously managed by the AVP for HR, but with oversight from the AVP for HR.  Currently, WPU’s benefits include health, dental, telemedicine, vision, long and short term disability, life and AD&D, retirement, etc.  The incumbent must have the ability to communicate well with a diverse work force, pay attention to detail, be resourceful, have the ability to research and locate answers, multi-task in a very busy and fast paced office, prioritize, and have superb organizational skills.  This position manages HRIS information and data entry for all new hires, terms, status changes, etc. and file maintenance for active and termed personnel, position history, and recruitment files; serves as first line for handling all employee questions regarding all areas of HR and triaging high level questions to the AVP for Human Resources; is responsible for establishing and performing new employee orientation as well as proceeding with voluntary end of employment exit interviews.  Expectation is for this position to process new hire offer letters, termination of benefits letters, change in status, exemption, employment type, etc. letters using the templates created and provided by the AVP for HR.  Maintaining confidential personnel files and a high level of confidence within the HR department is a strict requirement.  The incumbent is responsible for tracking all forms due to the Office of Human Resources such as the performance management system, which includes but is not limited to tracking 6-month probationary periods, initial and annual work plan due and completed dates, interim and annual performance due and completed dates, and is responsible for communication to employees and management of deadlines; must keep AVP for HR informed of deadlines not met or items not completed properly.  This position will play an intrigal part of managing ACA regulation and in helping bring a higher level of efficiency by use of technology to the Office of HR.  This position processes all employment verification requests and all unemployment claims with the expectation to forward any claims with a discrepancy to the AVP for HR.  The incumbent is expected to function in a responsible way, without prompting or reminding, to maintain HR compliance for items such as I-9 forms, COBRA (utilizing our third party administrator), FMLA, FLSA, timely employee notices (Medicare Part D, retirement fee disclosures, fund change disclosures, summary annual reports, SBCs, Notice of Exchange, follow ACA regulations, etc.).  This position serves as the workers compensation contact and works with the Safety Officer, AVP for Buildings & Grounds, to provide information for the OSHA logs.  The incumbent is expected to maintain recruitment lists for all open, active, and closed recruitments, answer incoming phone calls, proceed with daily mail runs, assist AVP for Human Resources with correspondence, and special projects including but not limited to training, salary and benefit surveys, reports, etc. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, or a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in more than one specialty area of Human Resources; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and deep understanding of Federal and State employment guidelines, policies, laws, regulations, including FMLA, FLSA, mandated notices for employees, COBRA, Federal I-9, etc.
  • Must have the ability to think critically, to read, comprehend and interpret policy and regulation, to make sound decisions, to provide appropriate and accurate direction to employees regarding HR areas, and to pay attention to detail
  • Technical expertise managing a complex HR/Payroll Information System and an understanding of ways that technology can be used to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Must be proficient and savvy with computers and Microsoft Office Suite in order to be efficient in this position, as well as must have superb organization skills
  • Experience managing and tracking work flow for HR items needed from other departments, ensuring departments have processed action items correctly
  • Employee must be resourceful, have the ability to research information, and have the ability to be creative in order to stay on top of compliance and to design and implement projects as needed and/or directed
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills; must be courteous and have great customer service skills coupled with a great sense of humor
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a culturally diverse environment

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Human Resources experience within a Higher Education or school administration setting
  • Up to date trainings or certifications in areas of Human Resources such as recruitment, equal opportunity employment, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, Wage and Hour, benefits, classification and compensation, HR Law, employee relations, policy administration, etc.
  • Documented basic accounting principles is a plus
  • Experience with developing new processes to increase efficiency
  • PHR Certification

Please submit the following information to WPUHRGeneralist@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference HRG011616: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application
  • Copies of the appropriate licenses, certificates, and/or registrations (if applicable)

Job Posting Date:  Saturday, January 16, 2016
Deadline for Submission:  5:00 PM, Wednesday, January 20, 2016

 

University Cashier

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time University Cashier.  The University Cashier is responsible for reconciling all cash receipts, including online receipts, gifts, tuition/fees, and club dues.  They will also process daily credit card receipts and prepare bank deposit(s).  This position will serve as the primary contact for all billing and accounts receivable payments, including walk-in traffic and phone calls.  This position is responsible for advising students and parents on payment options and arrangements, assisting with preparing statements for mailing; following up with the collection of outstanding student balances; and assisting students, staff and faculty with PacerCard transactions.  Position works closely with students, parents, faculty & staff on a daily basis.  Candidates should enjoy interacting with the public and strong customer service skills.  Other functions will include purchase order preparation, researching student accounts and filing as needed.  This position will serve as backup for other Business Office functions as needed.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • AA/AS degree
  • 3-5 years of accounting or collection experience required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Skills for researching
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, must maintain professionalism at all times when discussing sensitive financial matters
  • Clear written and verbal communications skills
  • Good computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Good time management skills
  • Team-oriented

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • Knowledge of Financial Aid & Collection Laws a plus
  • Knowledge of Datatel/Ellucian’s Colleague software and Blackboard a plus
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Business preferred
  • Experience in a higher education environment preferred

Please submit the following information to STF000223@gmail.com our preferred means of accepting applications and reference UC012816: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Thursday, January 28, 2016
Status: Applications Under Review/ Interviewing.

 

Public Safety Officer – Part-Time

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a part-time Public Safety Officer position, working 16 hours per week.  This position will work each Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Reporting to the Director and the Assistant Director of Public Safety, this position provides public safety services to the University community.  Duties include but are not limited to enforcement of University’s rules and policies; responsibility for preventing and suppressing crime, protecting life and property; patrolling assigned areas on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment is secure; maintenance of patrol logs, recording of occurrences, and completing necessary paperwork; informing and warning violator of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles; and working with local law enforcement agencies.  Duties also may require use of computers to input and retrieve data.  The officer is expected to comply with the University’s and the Department’s rules, regulations, and policies; perform his/her duties independently, utilize proper judgment, and maintain a high degree of professionalism. There are possible opportunities to pick up extra shifts when other scheduled permanent officers are not able to work due to being sick or on vacation. This position is non-exempt, and the selected candidate must be able to satisfactorily clear a complete background check.

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 working with a diverse population
  • Ability to maintain professionalism

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 STF000170@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference PS020116: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Monday, February 1, 2016
Deadline for Submission:  Wednesday, February 10, 2016

 

Public Safety Officers – Part-Time

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for 2 part-time Public Safety Officer positions, each totaling 16 hours per week.  The first position will work each Saturday and Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and the second the position will work each Monday and Tuesday from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.  Reporting to the Director and the Assistant Director of Public Safety, this position provides public safety services to the University community.  Duties include but are not limited to enforcement of University’s rules and policies; responsibility for preventing and suppressing crime, protecting life and property; patrolling assigned areas on foot to ensure personal, building, and equipment is secure; maintenance of patrol logs, recording of occurrences, and completing necessary paperwork; informing and warning violator of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles; and working with local law enforcement agencies.  Duties also may require use of computers to input and retrieve data.  The officer is expected to comply with the University’s and the Department’s rules, regulations, and policies; perform his/her duties independently, utilize proper judgment, and maintain a high degree of professionalism. There are possible opportunities to pick up extra shifts when other scheduled permanent officers are not able to work due to being sick or on vacation. This position is non-exempt, and the selected candidate must be able to satisfactorily clear a complete background check.

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 working with a diverse population
  • Ability to maintain professionalism

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 PTPS000174@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference PS121515: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  5:00 pm, Sunday December 27, 2015

 

Assistant Director of Human Resources & Compliance

William Peace University, a vibrant and diverse independent institution in Raleigh, NC is seeking a dynamic leader to assume the role of Assistant Director of Human Resources & Compliance.  The Assistant Director, reporting directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer, also serves as the Title IX Coordinator, functioning with two Deputy Title IX Coordinators and an Investigator, and serving on the Title IX Committee.  The selected candidate will be a hands-on, creative, and innovative team player and will have the unique opportunity to help streamline processes and procedures by use of technology systems and programs.  The Office of Human Resources consists of an Associate Vice President for Human Resources/CHRO, a Human Resources Generalist, and a Human Resources Specialist & Payroll/Leave Administrator.  WPU is under the new leadership of Dr. Brian C. Ralph, who assumed office in August, 2015.  The institution is in a season of exciting change and will be undertaking a comprehensive strategic planning process in 2016.

Priorities include but are not limited to:  providing oversight, guidance, and coordination of all technical and operational aspects of specified areas in Human Resources such as benefits administration and wellness; workforce planning and employment; new employee orientation and onboarding; classification and compensation; HRIS and Payroll systems; and adherence to and compliance with federal and state laws, best practices, and university policies and procedures.  This position is directly responsible for classification and compensation and will function under a newly defined compensation strategy.  The Assistant Director is also responsible for ensuring that the Office of Human Resources is abreast of and remains compliant with all new regulations as they are rolled out by federal and state government and/or by the University.  This position is directly responsible for continuing to design, build and maintain the Office of Human Resources intranet site, with initial direction from the CHRO, and will work on other unique projects, as assigned.  The incumbent serves as back up to both employee and labor relations and training and development.  As a new position, the position currently has no direct reports; however, this position will evolve as appropriate and provides an exciting opportunity to bring your strengths to the table!

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Sociology, Economics, or a related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in more than three specialty areas of Human Resources or JD in Employment Law with three (3) years of experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and deep understanding of Federal and State employment guidelines, policies, laws, and regulations
  • Must have the ability to think critically; to read, comprehend and interpret policy and regulation; to make sound decisions; to provide appropriate and accurate direction to employees regarding HR areas; and to pay attention to detail
  • Technical expertise managing a complex HR/Payroll Information System and an understanding of ways that technology can be used to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a culturally diverse environment
  • Must have a great sense of humor and high energy

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position include one or more of the below: 

  • JD in Employment Law or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Sociology, Economics, or a related field
  • Human Resources experience within a Higher Education or school administration setting
  • Up to date trainings or certifications in areas of Human Resources such as recruitment, equal opportunity employment, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, Wage and Hour, benefits, classification and compensation, HR Law, employee relations, policy administration, etc.
  • Experience with developing new processes to increase efficiency
  • SPHR or PHR Certification

Please submit the following information to stf000233@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference ADHR102715: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application
  • Unofficial copy of college transcript
  • Copies of the appropriate certificates (if applicable)

Deadline for Submission: Past Due
Status: Applications Under Review/Interviewing.

 

Digital Media Coordinator

William Peace University, a vibrant and diverse independent institution in Raleigh, NC, is seeking a creative, dedicated, and passionate professional to specialize in the creation, distribution, and management of digital media for the University. The candidate would be responsible for contributing, as well as overseeing, the Institution’s website, intranet (MyPacerNet), social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope),  and would seek to incorporate new and innovative mediums to better communicate and market the University’s strategic initiatives. WPU is under the new leadership of Dr. Brian C. Ralph, who assumed office in August, 2015. The institution is in a season of exciting change and will be undertaking a comprehensive strategic planning process in 2016. Part of this strategic process will include undergoing a complete overhaul and redesign of the University’s website in order to better engage various constituent groups, including, but not limited to, prospective students, current students, faculty/staff, and Alumni. 

The primary duties of this position include: helping manage the University’s videography, photography, and overall digital media efforts; helping manage and contribute content to the University website; managing the University’s intranet portal (MyPacerNet); managing the University’s digital signage in an effort to streamline and enhance branding across campus; assisting in the creation of innovative and entertaining digital media, including promotional videos and commercials, as well as graphical/promotional pieces for social media, website, and/or email marketing; the writing and distribution of University news releases, as well as other public relations efforts; other duties as assigned. The position reports directly to the Director of Communications and Marketing, and would be housed within the Department of Enrollment and Marketing. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, creative mindset, and the ability to work collaboratively with others are characteristics that are strongly desired. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor's degree required in journalism, communications, digital media, film, production, public relations, marketing, or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in communications, marketing and/or public relations
  • Experience and a passion for social media (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of website development, content management systems, testing, search engine optimization, usability and analytics, online monitoring and measurement platforms
  • Experience in the video production process – from storyboarding to filming and editing (must provide links to prior or current video work)
  • Photography
  • Excellent editing and written communications skills. Strong oral communication skills and a sophisticated understanding of what should be communicated to different audiences, from alumni, to prospective students to various media outlets
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web content best practices, browser functionality, search engine optimization, usability and accessibility
  • Ability to organize multiple layers of copy and maintain consistency in voice, brand and site architecture
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Master Suite and other email, social networking and scheduling applications as required; experience with content management software is highly desirable
  • Superior writing and editing, organization and communication skills, along with experience in electronic marketing and social media platforms are also required for this position

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • General HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Experience in SEO and Google Analytics
  • Experience in Adobe InDesign
  • Television newsroom or print journalism
  • Knowledge or experience in CSS/HTML
  • Experience in video or image embed coding

Please submit the following information to stf000234@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference DMC112415: 

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

Deadline for Submission: Past Due
Status: Filled.

 

Assistant Registrar

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Registrar in the Office of the Registrar.  The Assistant Registrar will be responsible for managing and coordinating the daily operations of the Registrar’s office. This will include registration activities such as maintaining student records, reporting and providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers, answering questions, preparing transcripts, and data entry into student information database.  Among the main duties of the Assistant Registrar will be to oversee the transfer credit evaluation process, work in Degree Audit performing substitutions and working closely with the Degree Audit encoder to build degrees in Degree Audit. The Assistant Registrar will build course schedules and maintain ad hoc classroom reservations; assist Registrar with preparing Colleague for registration, run various reports, and maintain student records according to Records Retention policy as outlined by AACRAO.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Knowledge of FERPA
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • One year of experience working in a Registrar’s Office
  • At least two years of general office experience in a customer service oriented role
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • PC skills in Microsoft Office, database software preferably Colleague and report writing tool, InfoMaker
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a culturally diverse environment
  • Must have excellent customer service skills with the ability to handle a large call and email volume.
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Higher Education experience

Please submit the following information to STF000232@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference AR10/08/15: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application
  • Copies of the appropriate licenses, certificates, and/or registrations

Deadline for Submission: Past Due
Status: Filled.

 

Assistant Director of Residence Life & Housing

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant Director of Residence Life & Housing.  The Assistant Director of Residence Life & Housing is a live-in professional responsible for assisting in the overall operation of the Residence Life and Housing department.  Duties include supervision of all housing off campus; providing educational program to faculty, staff, and students; assigning and adjudicating student conduct cases; participating in the selection, training, and supervision of professional and paraprofessional staff; assisting students with personal needs; enforcing policies; facilitating housing assignments; managing area occupancy; overseeing the facility management of the buildings; and maintaining an environment within the area that is conducive to living and learning. This position is scheduled to start January 2016.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Master’s degree in related area and completion of coursework/experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Higher Education in Student Affairs
  • Educational Programming
  • Student Conduct Adjudication
  • Mediation/Conflict Resolution
  • Supervision of Professional and Para-professional staff members
  • Advisement/Marketing
  • Counseling
  • One (1) year experience working within a Student Services Division

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Two (2) years of experience working in a Residence Life & Housing and/or Student Conduct setting.

Please submit the following information to wpustf000216@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference ADRLH100615: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV, contact information for three professional references
  • Application
  • Copies of the appropriate licenses, certificates, and/or registrations (if applicable)

Job Posting Date:  Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  Review/Interviewing

 

Faculty Openings

Assistant / Associate Professor of Communication

William Peace University, a vibrant and diverse independent institution in Raleigh, NC seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Communication.  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, 2016, will be made at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication, to teach in the Department of Communication. This position calls for a generalist with a broad knowledge of the disciplines within the field of communication, who has an appreciation for and experience teaching diverse student populations.  Duties may include teaching courses such as Introduction to Public Relations, PR Techniques, PR Cases and Campaigns, Media Writing, Media and Culture, Public Speaking, Interactive and Social Media. WPU is under the new leadership of Dr. Brian C. Ralph, who assumed office in August, 2015.  The institution is in a season of exciting change and will be undertaking a comprehensive strategic planning process in 2016.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A terminal degree in a communication field
  • Professional experience in a communication field

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Expertise in Public Relations
  • Two years of college teaching experience
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Please submit the following information to FAC000112@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APCOM120215

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

Job Posting Date:  December 2, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; with a priority deadline of February12, 2016; submission reviews begin immediately.

 

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
  • Sociology
  • 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 ADJ031915: 

  • 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:  03/19/2015
Deadline for Submission:  Until filled

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of Chemistry.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time credit load of chemistry lectures and labs, to engage in service, research and scholarship, student advising, recruiting, and to participate in campus-wide events.  The appointment, effective July 1, 2016, will be made at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant/Associate Professor of Chemistry (dependent upon experience) in the Department of Science. This position will primarily teach lecture and lab courses in General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry.  The incumbent is also expected to perform research and scholarship within the discipline of Chemistry.  Additionally, applicants should have experience with and the ability to use instructional technologies to support classroom and laboratory activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Ph.D. Chemistry
  • Experience teaching at the collegiate or university level

The preferred qualifications for this position are:

  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience teaching college-level courses

Please submit the following information to fac000102@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference FAC091815: 

  • Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, interest in and suitability for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume and contact information for three professional references
  • Application
  • Summary/copies of teaching evaluations
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts must be received by the Office of Academic Affairs within thirty (30) days of hire)

Job Posting Date:  September 18, 2015
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
  • Philosophy
  • 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 SPSADJ03192015:

  • 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: 03/19/2015
Deadline for Submission: This is a continuous recruitment

 

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