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

 

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.

 

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

 

Part-Time Assistant Athletic Trainer

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a part-time, 20-hour per week, Assistant Athletic Trainer. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Athletic Trainer in managing and providing athletic training services to maintain the optimal health and well-being of the student athletes at William Peace University.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will attend all practices and home games as scheduled, along with occasional travel to away games as arranged with the Athletic Trainer.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will evaluate injuries sustained by athletes, provide emergency medical attention, appropriate medical care and determine the appropriate course of action, including applying tape, special orthotic pads, braces, and developing and implementing rehabilitative programs as necessary.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for identifying and correcting common risk factors and conditions predisposing the athletes to increased risk of injury and monitoring and controlling environmental risks.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist the Athletic Trainer with organizing and implementing annual pre-participation physical examinations along with collecting and maintaining all required documentation and maintaining health care records of athletes.  Managing insurance claims will be the Athletic Trainer’s responsibility; however, the Assistant Athletic Trainer may be required to assist with completing claim forms and submitting documentation of injuries for insurance purposes.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will provide excellent communication between the athletic training room staff and the coaching staff and will serve as a liaison between WPU and the team physician and physician’s office.  The Assistant Athletic Trainer will also assist the Athletic Trainer with the selection and maintenance of athletic training equipment and medical supplies.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training required
  • NATABOC Certification
  • NC State Licensed or eligible to receive licensure within 3 months of hire
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent
  • Knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Track record of excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work well with student athletes, coaches and administrators

Please submit the following information to AAT000220@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference AAT072214: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014 
Deadline for Submission:  Friday, August 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Public Safety Officer – Full-Time: Submission Past Due. Applications Under Review/Interviewing
Vice President for the School of Professional Studies: Recruitment Cancelled
Telecounselor – Part-Time: Submission Past Due. Applications Under Review/Interviewing
University Cashier: Filled.
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Submission Past Due. Applications Under Review/Interviewing

 

 

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 Theatre & Musical Theatre

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint a scholar with expertise in the field of musical theatre and theatre.  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 or Associate Professor of Musical Theatre, to teach in the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre. The successful candidate will possess a wide variety of skills in musical theatre and theatre and must be able to teach some combination of the following, as it relates to qualifications, professional experience, and academic experience:  private studio voice, piano, music theory, vocal coaching, musical theatre dance styles, acting, directing, stage movement, and musical theatre history.  Additionally, applicants should have experience and the ability to serve as choreographer, musical director, or director for William Peace Theatre.  Candidates must excel in teaching and pedagogy, be dedicated to ongoing pre-professional training, and take a leadership role in the teaching, administering and development of our rapidly growing BFA in Musical Theatre and BA in Theatre programs.  The successful candidate must be enthusiastically committed to helping students make professional connections and guiding them into graduate schools and/or the professional theatre. Finally, the successful candidate must agree with our specialized approach and our mission statement:  William Peace Theatre empowers students to pursue careers in the fine arts as independent, self-assessing artists who lead and serve by making live theatre as a courageous, collaborative and authentic act.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Appropriate degree in Music, Theatre, or Musical Theatre, as well as significant experience in professional musical theatre and/or theatre (MFA, MM, or PhD preferred)
  • Possess an extensive knowledge of the musical theatre repertoire and the canon of theatre literature, including current practice, as well as have a strong knowledge of and experience with important theatrical centers like New York, London, Las Vegas and Los Angeles
  • Candidates must be committed to the careful assessment and monitoring of the curriculum and its desired outcomes and have the ability to excel in recruiting new students to an education program
  • Experience in promoting a program to the public and facilitating the formation of partnerships with theatres, teachers, professional groups, theatre conferences and working professionals
  • Proven history of access to a network of professional mentors

Additionally, candidates should possess the following discipline specific abilities: 

  • Candidates who teach private voice must have the expertise and skill to train students in all styles of Broadway singing, including belt, mix, legit, pop and rock.
  • Candidates who are musical directors must be able to teach piano, music theory, history of musical theatre and other classes; be able to accompany students and professionals; do vocal coaching and musical preparation; arrange music for instruments and vocals; conduct and recruit professional musicians for orchestras; play piano at an extremely high professional level and easily transpose music as needed; and expertly use electronic keyboards.
  • Candidates who focus primarily on dance and choreography must be able to teach ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and other musical theatre styles, as well as courses in acting, directing and some aspect of theatre history or musical training.

Please submit the following information to AProfMusicalTheatre@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APMT5114: 

  • Cover letter outlining teaching philosophy, interest in and suitability for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume and contact information for three professional reference
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to final hiring)

Job Posting Date:  Thursday, May 1, 2014 
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; reviews will 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

 

Assistant / Associate Professor of Business Administration, position 1 of 2: Offer Accepted
Assistant / Associate Professor of Business Administration, position 2 of 2: Offer Accepted
Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Department Chair): Offer Accepted
Assistant / Associate Professor of Education (Special Education): Offer Accepted
Assistant Professor of Mathematics: Offer Accepted

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