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.

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

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

 

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

 

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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