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.

Please forward your application and all required materials to the email address provided in the position recruitment posting 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.

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.

 

Registrar


William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Registrar to provide management and leadership for all administrative and operational activities related to academic records of the University.  The Registrar is responsible for a service-oriented structure in support of all academic programs of the University, ensuring that all components work together effectively:  curriculum, course schedule, registration, exams, grading, transfer credit evaluation, production of transcripts, and certification of degrees.  The Registrar supports the University’s academic mission by maintaining the accuracy, integrity, and security of student academic records.  This position is accountable for providing information required to support the academic programs of the University as well as for responding to external constituencies.  The Registrar’s Office works closely with faculty and students and with numerous University offices including the Office of Academic Affairs and the Academic Services and Institutional Research Divisions, School of Professional Studies, and the Office of Enrollment Management. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in academic records and registration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal and State regulations including FERPA and other relevant policies
  • Technical expertise managing a complex administrative database and an understanding of ways that technology can be used to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Experience managing a staff and department
  • Proven track record of excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a culturally diverse environment

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • Master’s degree in appropriate field
  • Working knowledge of Colleague or similar database

Please submit the following information to Registrar000118@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference REG022615:

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


Job Posting Date:  02/26/2015
Deadline for Submission:  03/13/2015

 

Public Safety Officer – Part-Time

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicant for a part-time Public Safety Officer position to work the Sunday and Monday 3pm – 11pm shift. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Public Safety, this position provides public safety services to the University community, to include enforcement of University’s rules and policies, 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 forbidden 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. 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 applicant 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 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 PTPS000175@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference PTPS030315:

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

Job Posting Date:  03/03/2015
Deadline for Submission:  3/13/2015

 

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

 

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: This is a continuous recruitment

 

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