Initial applications should include: a letter of application, a resume, original transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualification and effective teaching experience. Review of applications for all positions will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified for each position. Women and minority candidates are strongly urged to apply.
Assistant Professor of English
North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks applications for two full-time, tenure track Assistant Professors of English to begin August 2017. A Ph.D. in Rhetoric/Composition is required for both positions. A specialty in new media or professional writing is preferred. The successful candidates will teach undergraduate courses in first-year composition and other writing courses, including courses in a new writing minor. Additional responsibilities for one position will include directing and rebuilding the college’s writing program; therefore administrative experience is preferred. This position includes one course release per semester. Please indicate which position you are applying for.
North Carolina Wesleyan College, an undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing teaching excellence and personal attention, is located in Rocky Mount and serves approximately 1,900 students, including adult degree students in the evening college. Faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. Initial applications should include: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received and three letters of recommendation addressing academic qualifications and effective teaching experience. A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan College is 4/4. North Carolina Wesleyan College does not currently sponsor H-1B/H-1B1 petitions/visas for openings in this position. Therefore, only candidates who are already legally authorized to work in the United States can be considered.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Application materials should be sent to Mr. Darrell Whitley, Director of Human Resources, North Carolina Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Carolina Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer.
Director of Library
North Carolina Wesleyan College seeks a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented librarian to provide leadership for all aspects of library services, resources, and programs in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. To work directly with students, faculty and staff at all sites to help fulfill the library’s mission to meet the information needs of the North Carolina Wesleyan College community. To advocate for the library and build relationships with all members of the community.
The successful candidate will:
- Lead the library and engage the staff in ongoing visioning and planning, setting priorities in support of the mission of the college, and communicating the library’s vision to all stakeholders.
- Oversee overall library administration including personnel, budget, and facilities. Develop services, policies, and procedures to assure the efficient and effective functioning of the library.
- Develop robust print, electronic, and media collections to support academic programs on campus, off campus, and online, and sustain a regular process of evaluation and deselection of resources.
- Promote a culture of excellence in customer service and develop outstanding library services. Find the best uses of emerging technologies to engage students, foster effective use of resources, and improve information literacy skills for all students.
- Provide leadership in implementing effective instruction programs for information literacy that teach students, faculty, and staff at all sites to find, critically evaluate, and ethically use information. Work in partnership with the academic programs to promote the integration of print and electronic library resources, information literacy skills, and student research throughout the curriculum.
- Provide leadership in developing effective systems for providing off-campus library services and distance learning activities of the College.
- Develop library facilities to make the library an inviting learning center with appropriate and effective work, study, and learning spaces for both individuals and groups.
- Develop a robust library assessment program that assures regular and systematic collection, analysis, and reporting of data to support management decisions, demonstrate the library’s value, and ensure that library services meet the needs of the college community.
- Manage the library budget by developing budget requests, overseeing library spending, identifying and cultivating additional funding sources, and advocating for library needs.
- Contribute to the library’s reference and instruction programs and maintain a working knowledge of varied library resources.
- Foster a work environment that favors initiative and creativity, collaboration, teamwork, forward thinking, and flexibility in the face of perpetual change. Support and encourage appropriate professional development for all staff.
- As an active member of the faculty, participate in faculty governance, serve on faculty and administrative committees, and engage in college events.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Director of Library will supervise a staff of 3 librarians and 2.5 support staff committed to effective service in a small liberal arts college with a focus on learning. We work together as a team and strive to meet the needs of our users in an atmosphere of teamwork, trust, and respect.
Required: Candidates must have a master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible leadership and supervisory experience in an academic library environment. Other requirements include:
- Demonstrated knowledge of library operations, including contemporary library practices, trends, and emerging technologies
- A strong commitment to public service and the provision of exceptional service
- Demonstrated competencies in information literacy and library instruction
- Knowledge of and experience with assessment of library services
- Knowledge of and experience with budget management
- Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills as well as a commitment to building strong relationships to advance learning at the college
- Experience with resource sharing and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with local, state, and regional library organizations
- Demonstrated ability to foster an organization that values professionalism, diversity, inclusion, and a positive work and learning environment, and to work effectively with a variety of on- and off-campus constituencies
Desirable: Doctorate in library science or a second master’s degree in a field appropriate for a liberal arts college.
This is a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience and generous benefits package.
Position available April 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Evan Duff, Interim Provost/Sr. VP of Academic Affairs via email at email@example.com
North Carolina Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer.