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

 

Financial Aid Coordinator

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

The Financial Aid Coordinator will be the initial point of contact for the Office of Financial Aid and complete many vital components of the processing necessary in a financial aid office.  The Financial Aid Coordinator will have an ability to provide exemplary customer service in written and verbal communications and accurately complete processing in a timely manner. 

The Financial Aid Coordinator 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. 

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.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 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 Colleague
  • Two years demonstrated progressive financial aid administration experience with federal and state student financial aid

Please submit the following information to FAC000188@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference FAC10012014: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Thursday, October 2, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Friday, October 1 7, 2014

 

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, CHRO

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for an Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer.  The CHRO serves as key human resources and payroll operations leader for the University and provides strategic leadership in planning and implementing quality-based, mission-focused human resources programs for all faculty and staff, continually improves human resources systems and ensures the delivery of high quality services to faculty and staff in a manner consistent with the vision, mission and values of the University.  This position serves as the EEO/ADA Officer and the Title IX Committee Chair.  This position is responsible for both the Office of Human Resources operating budget and the University personnel budget, involving strategic workforce planning and management, and leads the HR and payroll staff.  The incumbent must be innovative at streamlining human resources business processes and training while being cognoscente of a limited budget for department and staffing resources, as well as possess the ability to motivate HR/PR staff and work together as a team.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A bachelor degree in Business Administration, Industrial Relations, Human Resources, Management, Public Administration or related field with 8-10+ years of increasingly responsible experience as an exempt Human Resources professional; or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Experience in all aspects of Human Resources including, but not limited to, employee and labor relations; compensation and benefits; workforce planning and employment; business management and strategy; policy analysis, development, and implementation; training and development;  risk management and compliance; and payroll management
  • Experience with or knowledge of creating and/or managing an operational budget or human capital budget
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment laws and governance
  • In depth experience using discretion in handling highly confidential issues and advising senior management on employment and management relations for both faculty and staff areas with the ability to make tough decisions
  • Demonstrated effective collaboration with other human resource professionals and associations
  • Experience with or in-depth knowledge of configuring and designing a Human Resources and Payroll Information System, as well as related project management through the transition
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a successful Human Resources operation and to work and communicate effectively with a diverse workforce of all levels and abilities
  • Must have a personal commitment to integrity, to superior communication skills, to remain consistent in valuing a diverse workforce, and to not only lead others by teaching but by example

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are: 

  • SPHR or PHR certification
  • Experience working in higher education
  • MPA, MBA, or related education

Please submit the following information to AVPforHR@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference AVPHR091914: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Monday, September 22, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by Sunday, September 28, 2014

 

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

Deadline for Submission:  until filled

 

Assistant Controller

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks applicants for an Assistant Controller.  The Assistant Controller plays a key role in budget development and management reporting for the University. This position provides many vital functions of the Business Office including bank reconciliations, journal entries, account reconciliations, and reviewing the work of others. They work directly with the Financial Aid Office and the Engagement Office to facilitate accurate and timely data coming into the general ledger. This position is responsible for many external reporting requirements including portions of the annual audit and tax returns; NCAA requirements; Department of Education requirements; payroll reporting; and many other detailed reporting needs. The incumbent must be innovative and flexible with change; possess the ability to work well with Business Office team members and the campus community; recommend Business policy changes as deemed appropriate; and appreciate the higher education environment.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business/accounting or related field
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Extensive experience with financial software and Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualification Required:

  • CPA Certificate or CPA Candidate
  • Master’s Degree in business/accounting
  • Accounting experience in a higher education environment
  • Database reporting software experience

Please submit the following information to WPUAC000185@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications. Please reference WPUAC092414: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 
Deadline for Submission:  until filled; however, priority given to qualified candidates who apply by: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

 

 

Faculty Openings

Microbiology Adjunct Faculty for the Traditional Undergraduate Program

William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking a Microbiology 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 Microbiology, totaling 4.0 credit hours.  The lecture will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30am – 10:45am, and the laboratory will be scheduled for Tuesdays 12:45pm – 3:30pm and Thursdays 12:45pm – 3:30pm.  This course will be the study of microbes, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. An understanding of cell structure, metabolism and genetics is sought before examining the pivotal roles of microbes in health and disease, biotechnology and industry, and the environment. Laboratory experiments involve growing, testing, and identifying bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

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 WPUMicrobiologyADJ@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference MICRO100214: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Thursday, October 02, 2014
Deadline for Submission:  Until Filled

 

Family Psychology Adjunct Faculty for the Traditional Undergraduate Program


William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach Family Psychology in the spring of 2015.  This position will be expected to teach a lecture section totaling 3.0 hours.  The lecture will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-4:45. This course will examine research on the diversity of contemporary families. Some specific topics include characteristics of divorced and step-families, gay and lesbian families, sing-parent families, and the influences of poverty and discrimination on family functioning. Within these topics children’s development in general and influences on familial development in particular will be examined.

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 WPUFamPsy@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference FAMPSY100714:

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

Job Posting Date:  Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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 Adj070813: 

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

Job Posting Date:  Monday, July 8, 2013
Deadline for Submission:  Until filled

 

Adjunct Faculty for the School of Professional Studies - Undergraduate Courses

The School of Professional Studies at William Peace University, located in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach in our campus-based and online accelerated 7 week program, in the following academic areas:

  • Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Decision Science
  • Education
  • English
  • History
  • Leadership
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Statistics

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • A Master or Doctorate degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline)
  • Related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to supplement academic credentials if warranted.
  • Two years of experience teaching college level courses.
  • Established record of teaching excellence and demonstrated leadership experience.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience required.

The preferred but not required qualifications for this position are:

  • One year of experience teaching at an accelerated degree-completion program preferred.

We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated commitment to the promotion of interdisciplinary work, teaching excellence, diversity, and possess a collaborative leadership style.

Please submit the following information to WPSPS072011@gmail.com, our preferred means of accepting applications and reference SPSADJ03012012:

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

Job Posting Date: 03/20/2014
Deadline for Submission: This is a continuous recruitment

 

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

 

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