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.

President

William Peace University is now searching for a University President via the search firm Coleman Lew. Please view the Presidential Search website for more information, updates, and the Prospectus. Click here to visit the Presidential Search Website.

 

Staff Openings

Dean of the School of Professional Studies

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Dean of the School of Professional Studies.  Reporting to the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, the Dean 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 Dean 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 Dean 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/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 DSPS061215: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Friday, June 12, 2015 
Deadline for Submission:  Friday, June 26, 2015

 

Event and Conference Manager

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Event and Conference Manager (exempt classification); reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this position should function with minimal direction.  The incumbent is responsible for planning major campus events, serving external and internal clients in facilities’ rental and usage, and scheduling use of University facilities for a variety of events and meetings.

Essential duties include planning and coordination of events; pursuit and development of relationships with current and prospective guest group clientele; contract negotiation; and facilitation with other departments on campus; conduct high-quality revenue- and friend-generating events.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • BA degree plus three-five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Demonstrated knowledge of Federal and State employment guidelines
  • 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
  • Employee must be resourceful, have the ability to research information, and have the ability to be creative in order to design and conduct events
  • 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: 

  • BA Degree in Communications, Hospitality, Organizational Studies;
  • Proficiency in M/S Office products, including Vizio or related software, and WebEvent Calendar software or other calendar/scheduling software;
  • Three years of experience in non-profit conference management or hospitality, preferably in the collegiate setting.

Please submit the following information to STF000164@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference ECM061015: 

  • 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:  Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  5:00 PM, Friday, June 19, 2015
Status: Applicants under review; past deadline for submission

 

Human Resources Generalist

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a full-time Human Resources Generalist (exempt classification); reporting to the Assistant 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 and the Executive Administrative Assistant to the School of Professional Studies 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, voluntary end of employment 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 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 five (5) 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
  • 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 HRG062215: 

  • 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:  Monday, June 22, 205
Deadline for Submission:  5:00 PM, Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Status: Applicants under review; past deadline for submission

 

Academic Advisor in School of Professional Studies

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Academic Advisor for the School of Professional Studies. Reporting to the Director of Advising Services, the Academic Advisor advises adult and non-traditional students regarding information, procedures and academic requirements of specific programs and majors within the School of Professional Studies. The Academic Advisor is responsible for advising students on course selection, choice of major, number of hours that may be taken, academic probation and/or suspension, and other academic concerns.  The Academic Advisor is also responsible for maintaining the SPS Facebook page, web portal pages, creating and distributing the SPS newsletter, use of Skype for advising appointments, and managing other media as necessary. This position works closely with numerous University offices including the Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid and the Business Office. Some evening and weekend hours required.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to area of assignment
  • One year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Documented and/or proven proficiency with technology and social media

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Master’s degree in relevant field
  • 1-2 years’ experience as an academic advisor for adult students in an accelerated degree program

Please submit the following information to SPSAA000207@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference SPSAA060915: 

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

Job Posting Date:  06/09/15
Deadline for Submission:  06/20/15
Status: Applicants under review; past deadline for submission

 

Admissions Counselor

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a full-time Admissions Counselor. This position is part of a team of professionals who are dedicated to creating a positive awareness of William Peace University.

The Admissions Counselor serves as one of the primary contacts for prospective students and their family, school counselors and advisors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Through representing the University, at both on- and off-campus events, this position is responsible for recruiting and managing an inquiry and applicant pool and for reviewing applications, essays, scores and any other materials submitted by the applicant for the purpose of making admissions decisions within their designated geography-based territory and/or alpha-split.

The Admissions Counselor will communicate and work with prospective students, primarily by in-person appointments, telephone, email, texting, social media sites, and video/virtual chat on the admissions process and opportunities at William Peace University. 

In close consultation with the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor will manage ongoing strategic communications to prospective students and their family and school counselors and advisors within their territory.

This position requires the ability to travel, both locally and nationally, which will include evening and weekend hours.

The incumbent must possess a strategic and curious mind with an ability to communicate and create interest in the University with prospective students. This professional must be enthusiastic, people-oriented and enjoy working with high school and college students. This position resides in a fun and fast-paced department, and the incumbent should live by details, have exceptional organization skills, and have a positive attitude.
In this role, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Recruiting prospective students through visiting high schools, community colleges, community events, making presentations to classrooms or community events, virtual fairs and college fairs within a designated geography-based territory.
  • Managing the inquiry and applicant flow to ensure students turn in all necessary documents to complete their file for the enrollment and financial aid process.
  • Reviewing applications, essays, scores and any other materials submitted by the applicant for the purpose of making admissions decisions or recommendations.
  • Creating and maintaining professional relationships with school counselors and advisors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college section process.
  • Serving as the primary contact to prospective students and their family, school counselors and advisors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process.
  • Remaining in constant contact with prospective students through multiple mediums, including individual appointments, telephone, email, texting, social media sites and video/virtual chat.
  • Leading campus tours and conducting informational sessions and prospective student interviews.
  • Attending and assisting with the coordination of recruitment functions, including phone-a-thons, counselor workshops, information sessions and open houses
  • Working with the offices of Financial Aid, Academic Services and Student Services to disseminate all necessary information to prospective students.
  • Providing back-up counseling and interviewing support for the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute a series of activity, inquiry and applicant reports designed to keep key William Peace personnel up-to-date on the status of the applicant pool. 
  • Understanding, applying, maintaining and ensuring all student information is accurate and complete and in compliance with mandatory University, state and federal policies regarding data and the recruitment and admission of students, such as FERPA, ADA and more.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of university curriculum, rules, regulations, and guidelines applicable to students.
  • Identify and attend at least one professional development seminar and present the information to the enrollment staff.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Communications and Marketing on social media marketing and assist with questions on the incoming class groups on social media sites.
  • Represent the office on a variety of University committees.
  • Other duties as assigned

The admissions counselor will ensure that all communications follow brand guidelines and work to maintain and advance William Peace University’s commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2+ years of experience with admissions, marketing or sales
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other email, database and spreadsheet applications and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently, completing work in a thorough and timely manner and balancing competing demands with courtesy and tact
  • Ability to courteously and accurately provide information to employees, students and the general public
  • Ability to quickly learn and retain a large body of general University information, including activities, functions, personnel, rules, policies, regulations, procedures, etc.

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Experience with Ellucian Recruiter CRM
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague
  • Bilingual
  • Higher Education experience
  • Knowledge of college admissions or marketing and sales

Please submit the following information to AdmissionsCounselor000222@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference AC05222015: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Friday, May 22, 2015 
Deadline for Submission:  Friday, May 29, 2015

 

Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a part-time Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. This position is part of a team of professionals who are dedicated to creating a positive awareness of William Peace University.

The Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant reports to the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations and Technology and is an integral member of the department. The hours for this position are flexible to accommodate our visitors, but typically are Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in addition to one Saturday per month for Open House events.

The Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing, leading, and managing all events with the Office of Enrollment and Marketing, including but not limited to: Group Visits, Open House, Guidance Counselor Breakfast, and FAFSA Day. As the Event Manager, the incumbent will ensure all facilities are prepared, schedule staffing (professional, work-study students, and volunteers), coordinate with the Offices of Public Safety, Visitor Services, Buildings and Grounds, and Sodexo (food service provider).

In addition to campus visits, the Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assisting with admissions data, files, and general office duties. This includes data entry, data research and validation, working with large mailing lists and information for mail houses, filling prospective student requests for information, outbound communication to prospective students and their family, and acts as a backup resource for the Welcome Center.

The incumbent must possess a strategic and curious mind with an ability to communicate and create interest in the University with prospective students. This professional must be enthusiastic, people-oriented and enjoy working with high school and college students. This position resides in a fun and fast-paced department, and the incumbent should live by details, have exceptional organization skills, and have a positive attitude.
In this role, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Managing events in the Office of Enrollment and Marketing
  • Data entry and ensuring the accuracy of [data entry] information into the database
  • Data research and validation
  • Working with mailing houses on lists and information for processing
  • Fulfilling prospective student requests for information
  • Backup resource for the Welcome Center
  • Initiating and managing outbound telephone contact with prospective students throughout the admissions process
  • Understanding, applying, maintaining and ensuring all student information is accurate and complete and in compliance with mandatory University, state and federal policies regarding data and the recruitment and admission of students, such as FERPA, ADA and more.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of university curriculum, rules, regulations and guidelines applicable to students.
  • Providing requested information for enrollment-based inquiries, such as mailing lists, email lists, information for mail houses, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

The Campus Visit Coordinator and Administrative Assistant will ensure that all communications follow brand guidelines and work to maintain and advance William Peace University’s commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • High school diploma or equivalent degree
  • 1+ years of experience with admissions, cold calling, sales, or office management
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently, completing work in a thorough and timely manner
  • Ability to tackle multiple tasks with initiative
  • Working knowledge of office practices
  • Ability to courteously and accurately provide information to employees, students and the general public
  • Ability to balance competing demands with courtesy and tact
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, students and the general public
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and communicate information effectively
  • Ability to quickly learn and retain a large body of general University information, including activities, functions, personnel, rules, policies, regulations, procedures, etc.

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Experience with CRM Systems
  • Bilingual
  • Higher Education experience
  • Knowledge of college admissions or marketing and sales

Please submit the following information to CVC000228@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference CVC04162015: 

  • Cover letter, resume/CV
  • Writing Sample
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Application 

Job Posting Date:  Wednesday, April 16, 2015 
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Friday, May 1, 2015

 

Head Coach Men’s Soccer

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a part-time Head Coach of Men’s Soccer. Reporting to the Director of Athletics, this position is responsible for all aspects of planning, managing and developing a successful intercollegiate sports program in accordance with standards and goals of William Peace University. The position has a general schedule including the traditional season, non-traditional season and recruiting effort. The Head Coach will be responsible for scheduling all practices and games for the Men’s Soccer team. The position also includes budget oversight and development, recruiting, team and individual evaluations, management of all team equipment, coordination of team travel and responsibility to ensure compliance of all NCAA and USA South Athletic Conference rules and regulations. The Men’s Soccer Head Coach will also have responsibility to attend Athletic Department meetings and other departmental events assigned by Director of Athletics.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college/university
  • Previous coaching or playing experience at the high school or collegiate level

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sports Science, Physical Education, Sports Management or related field
  • Previous collegiate or high school coaching experience or collegiate playing experience followed by club or high school coaching
  • Current involvement at the club level

Please submit the following information to HCMS000204@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference HCMS052115: 

  • Cover letter and resume/CV
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Application

Job Posting Date:  Thursday, May 21, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  Thursday, June 4, 2015
Status:  Interview Stage

 

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 Training staff 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 Head 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 Head 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 Head 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 Head Athletic Trainer with the selection and maintenance of athletic training equipment and medical supplies. The applicant must be available to work evenings and weekends.

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 AAT062215: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Monday, June 22, 2015 
Deadline for Submission:  5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015

 

Telecounselor - Part-Time

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for a part-time Telecounselor for our Telecounseling Center. The hours for this position are Tuesday – Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The Telecounselor will support multiple campus efforts throughout the year in relation to student recruitment and retention. By utilizing telemarketing strategies, this position will be responsible for outbound calls to prospective students in efforts to collect information, answer their questions, follow up on their inquiry, application, or deposit, and ensure the accuracy of data entry into our database.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • High school diploma or equivalent degree
  • 1+ years of experience with admissions, cold calling or sales
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Excellent professional demeanor
  • Ability to work independently, completing work in a thorough and timely manner
  • Ability to tackle multiple tasks with initiative
  • Working knowledge of office practices
  • Ability to courteously and accurately provide information to employees, students and the general public
  • Ability to balance competing demands with courtesy and tact
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, students and the general public
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and communicate information effectively
  • Ability to quickly learn and retain a large body of general University information, including activities, functions, personnel, rules, policies, regulations, procedures, etc.

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Telemarketing and cold calling experience
  • Experience with CRM Systems
  • Bilingual
  • Higher Education experience
  • Knowledge of college admissions or marketing and sales

Please submit the following information to PTTelecounselor@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference PTTC041615: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Wednesday, April 16, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  Thursday, April 30, 2015

 

Area Coordinator

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for Area Coordinator of Residence Life and Housing. Area Coordinators are live-in professionals responsible for the overall operation of a residential area on or off-campus, of 2 or more buildings that house 100-200 residents. The successful candidate will assist the Director of Residence Life and Housing in the implementation of all programs and operations set forth in the written goals and objectives of the Residence Life department, which support the mission of the Student Services division and William Peace University. The Area Coordinator develops and oversees implementation of community-based social and educational programs for residential students. Collaborate with other student life staff members in providing quality educational and social programming for students throughout campus. Additional duties for the Area Coordinator include facilitating educational programming and community-building; adjudicating student conduct cases; participating in the selection, training and supervision of 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 that is conducive to living and learning.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Coursework/experience in a combination of the following:
  1. Educational programming
  2. Student conduct adjudication
  3. Mediation
  4. Supervision
  5. Advisement
  6. Counseling is required.
  • 1 year experience working within Student Services/Affairs Division or in Higher Education

The preferred, but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Student Affairs/Higher Education or related program
  • 1-year experience in Student Services/Affairs position or in Higher Education

Please submit the following information to AreaCoordinator000227@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference AC03202015: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Friday, March 20, 2015
Deadline for Submission: Until filled. However, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Friday, April 17, 2015
Status: Offer Pending 

 

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 PTPS041615: 

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

Job Posting Date:  04/17/2015
Deadline for Submission:  5/1/2015

 

Faculty Openings

Assistant / Associate Professor of History

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks to appoint one History scholar with expertise in the fields of United States History (1700-present) and History of the American South to increase our current full-time faculty department size. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at a three-quarter time load (three courses per semester), effective July 1, 2015, hired at the rank of a non-tenure track, fixed-term Assistant or Associate Professor of History, to teach in the Department of History/Political Science/and Criminal Justice, with the possibility of renewal to a multi-year appointment. The ideal candidate will hold a terminal degree in History and have an appreciation for and experience teaching diverse student populations. The faculty member will not only teach general courses in U.S. History, but also elective courses relevant to not only History students but Political Science and Criminal Justice students as well. Additionally, this faculty member will assist in devising strategies for growing and improving the History/Political Science/and Criminal Justice departments; assist in implementing new programs; and will contribute toward a greater awareness of the WPU institution within the community. Lastly, the faculty member will share responsibility for advising students majoring or minoring in History, Political Science, and Criminal Justice and will engage in professional development and service activities.

The selected candidate(s) for employment will be responsible for providing official college transcripts to the Office of Academic Affairs.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Ph.D. in History
  • Experience teaching at the college or university level

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • Expertise/focus on U.S. social and/or cultural history (1700-present)
  • Ability to teach History courses relevant also to the fields of Political Science and/or Criminal Justice
  • Minimum of two years college or university teaching experience, preferably at William Peace University

Please submit the following information to WPUAProfessorHIS@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference APHIS042015: 

  • 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:  Monday, April 20, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  April 25, 2015

 

Ecology Adjunct Faculty for the Traditional Undergraduate Program

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking an Ecology scholar for an adjunct faculty position in the Biology Department.  This position will be expected to teach both lecture and a lab for a course in College Ecology, totaling 4.0 credit hours.  The lecture will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 – 10:45 a.m., and the laboratory will be scheduled for Thursdays 12:45pm – 3:30pm.  This course will be a study of the relationships among living organisms and their environment.  The application of ecological principles to local environments is emphasized, and contemporary environmental issues are discussed. Laboratory includes field trips, data collection, analysis of ecological data and computer modeling of ecosystems.

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)
  • 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
  • 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: 

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

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 and experience in their selected teaching discipline, as well as experience with and the ability to use instructional technologies to support classroom activities.

Please submit the following information to WPUEcologyADJ@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference ECO041315: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Monday, April 13, 2015
Deadline for Submission:  Until filled

 

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 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

 

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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