UNCA

  • Asheville, NC, United States

As the dedicated liberal arts institution in the UNC system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime.

Award-winning faculty lead small classes, engage students in a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program and foster a community of interdisciplinary learning that extends beyond campus into the vibrant City of Asheville and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Students, faculty, staff and friends of the university benefit from this unique environment as well as UNC Asheville’s focus on service learning and sustainability. Founded in 1927 as a tuition-free junior college, the university has remained primarily undergraduate, with more than 3,600 students, 730 faculty and staff, and an annual economic impact of $268 million in the Western North Carolina region.

 

UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 19, 2018
Position Summary The Executive Director is responsible for strengthening the relationship between the WNC business community and UNC Asheville through the UNC Asheville Family Business Forum. The Executive Director is responsible for leading, creating and managing programs, activities, events and processes in support of family business owners, small business owners, and potential business owners as part of the work of the Family Business Forum. Moreover, the Executive Director will work to cultivate potential fundraising relationships for the University through Community Engagement and serve as a liaison to establish mutual benefits such as student internships and business research within the local community. The UNC Asheville Family Business Forum provides professional learning opportunities to help both family-owned, and small private owned businesses maximize the overall well-being of their company, assisting them with transition, and economic development planning. The position will primarily support the Family Business Forum in transitioning family businesses to the next generation and expanding the program as a resource to support the entrepreneurial spirit of both private and family owned businesses. This position will also support the University through community outreach and engagement and will have a set of advancement related metrics This position reports to the Executive Director for Community Engagement and will have a collaborative, liaison relationship with the Advancement Division. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree and related experience. May also consider a Bachelor's degree in business, social sciences or related field plus equivalent experience. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a professional setting. Prior experience in business and marketing with a demonstrated track record for cultivating relations, fundraising, or sales. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Experience interacting with a wide variety of constituents, including the ability to professionally navigate high profile situations. Two to three years of experience working with both small privately owned and family owned business, corporations, and/or foundations, both in the public and private sector. Proven track record in cultivating and maintaining professional relationships. Experience in executing and managing programs, including detailed logistics and follow up. Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills; excellent written and verbal communications skills; and excellent organization skills. A candidate with strong initiative, who is resourceful, and has a professional knowledge of the greater Asheville area, is desired. Energetic and the ability to work well with a team. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to solicit and develop programs on a wide variety of topics, utilizing a variety of resources and contacts. Demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals that reflect a broad range of ideas, perspectives and experiences. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, staff, students and outside constituents. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with attention to details, deadlines, and strong decision making. Exceptional interpersonal and analytical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated technical skills using Microsoft Office and other technology platforms. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0154 Posting date 10/18/2018 Closing date 10/27/2018 Open Until Filled No
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 18, 2018
Position Summary The Director of Events & Conferences provides leadership for the university's Events and Conferences office. The Director plays a critical role in supporting the university's strategic priorities of academic rigor and community engagement by developing events and conferences that enrich the student experience and attract the community to the UNC Asheville campus. The Director will lead the events & conference planning staff who will be responsible for event and conference implementation. The Director will direct and/or oversee all aspects of multiple, concurrent, year-round programs in the performing and visual arts, major speakers' events, University mission-related camps, conferences and institutes, high-profile donor events, Chancellor's Office events and University ceremonies. Many programs overseen by this post are designed to support and enrich the academic experience. The Director will serve on the faculty senate's committee on cultural events. Additionally, the Director will design programs and conferences that provide revenues. The Director will collaborate with the University Advancement gifts officers in creating events that promote the University and support successful fundraising. The employee in this position is expected to be a seasoned professional with the ability to interact with a wide variety of constituents including faculty, staff, students, community members, and donors. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree and at least three years of experience in event planning and management. A Bachelor's degree and equivalent training and experience may also be considered. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to develop programs and events that enrich the academic experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will have equivalent independent experience such as 5-7 years of progressive experience in supervising personnel, conference management, event planning, and arts administration, with direct experience in higher education programming. Knowledge of and direct experience in planning and hosting events for donors, community leaders and board members is highly desired. Experience recruiting revenue producing events, programs, conferences and/or camps to campus is preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Constantly changing work environment requires excellent skills in the following: management and supervision of a team of events professionals; creation, supervision and oversight of multiple, concurrent college-level and public programs, required staffing, successful event planning and implementation evidence of a high level of organization and self-directed work thorough working knowledge of academic offerings and departmental systems of the University so as to support the University's mission and strategic plan knowledge of all aspects of event production including theatrical and major conference event technical and logistical requirements knowledge of University, State and regional ADA and work safety compliance regulations and procedures contract negotiation management, monitoring, administration and balancing of multiple major University budgets exceptional written and verbal communication skills experience with web, broadcast and print media as well as copy writing, marketing, advertising and public relations current training and thorough understanding of college-level student development and trends as well as public trends in experiential learning program assessment and evaluation experience. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins November 12, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. This vacancy is open until filled and may be withdrawn with or without notice. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0153 Posting date 10/17/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 17, 2018
Position Summary This position will perform a variety of painting duties to include, but not limited to, maintaining interior and exterior campus color standards, patching & painting empty office spaces and renovated areas, maintaining campus exterior pedestrian railings, fences, and walls, drywall and mud applications and associated finishing to level four, trim and baseboard maintenance. Performs periodic inspections of interior and exterior infrastructure to identify cosmetic repair needs. This position occasionally provides support for a variety of Carpenter/Plumber work and other general maintenance tasks on campus infrastructure. Division Administration and Finance Department Campus Operations Full-Time / Part- Time Full-Time Months per Year 12 Months Time Limited Position No If time-limited, length of assignment Not applicable Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the position's role may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills High school graduate and minimum 2-3 years' experience in one or more facility trades operations including Locksmith/Carpenter/Plumber/Painter/ HVAC , or equivalent field experience. Ability to comprehend building drawings. Ability to operate basic power equipment and properly utilize mechanics hand tools. Valid driver's license. Work Schedule and Hours Typical work hours are Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with additional hours as needed to meet the needs of the department. The employee in this position shall be identified as critical personnel in accordance with UNC Asheville policy. Competency Profile http://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/classification-compensation/comp-profiles Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Date 10/17/2018 Closing Date 10/28/2018 Open Until Filled No
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 17, 2018
Position Summary The Member Relations Coordinator at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ( OLLI ) at UNC Asheville will be the front line of member support and will offer technical and clerical support for fellow staff members at the Reuter Center. This staff member will enhance the member experience by answering and directing phone and in-person questions from a population of older adults as the front desk receptionist. By managing and assisting with data entry, registrations for all programs, catalog editing, scheduling of classes term by term and other office support duties, this person will allow other OLLI staff members to focus more closely on their program duties. This person is staff liaison to the hospitality committee, to special interest groups, and provides support for our volunteer management. Division Academic Affairs Department Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Full-Time / Part- Time Full-Time Months per Year 12 Months Time Limited Position No If time-limited, length of assignment Not Applicable Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree and one year of related office experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Proven talent for customer service, particularly the ability to multitask while maintaining a professional demeanor. Familiarity and comfort with a retiree population and a continuing education environment. Familiarity and comfort working with volunteers. Ability to learn and utilize OLLI's online registration system for managing registrations and creating reports. Knowledge of computer software associated with word processing, database and spreadsheet programs. Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and in written correspondence. Experience in assimilating information on a large number of educational programs, particularly lifelong learning programs and ability to convey sometimes complex information to a general audience whether in person, by phone or email. Work Schedule and Hours Typical hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., occasional evening and weekend hours for special events. Competency Profile http://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/classification-compensation/comp-profiles Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Date 10/17/2018 Closing Date 11/04/2018 Open Until Filled No
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 09, 2018
Position Summary This position will assist in the care provided to a college population by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Sets up exam rooms, checks in patients, takes vital signs, documents in the electronic medical record, assists with waived laboratory testing, draws blood and takes specimens, educates patients, cleans and prepares exam rooms, and other administrative duties as assigned. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Full-Time (40 hours/week) Salary Information $13/hr Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0109 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High School Education/ GED or equivalent Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Health Care Provider certification: Required Phlebotomy certificate: Required Nursing Assistant/Medical Assistant certification: Required Preferred Education/Experience/Skills 2-4 years' experience working in an outpatient primary clinic 1-3 years working with adolescents and young adults Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic nursing techniques and procedures in routine primary care Knowledge of medical procedures and terminology Ability to provide personal care to patients Ability to develop maintain personal relationships with patients by listening and understanding, and responding to identified needs. Ability to work as a team player in a multi-disciplinary healthcare staff. Ability to deliver services in an organized and methodical manner Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions Ability to convey information clearly and concisely either verbally or in writing Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others. Work Schedule and Hours Monday - Friday 8AM - 5 PM Posting Date 10/08/2018 Closing Date 10/22/2018 Open Until Filled Anticipated Start Date 11/01/2018 Special Instructions to Applicants Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts may be verified upon employment by Human Resources. If copies of transcripts are necessary they will be requested directly from the educational institution(s) by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/3548
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 02, 2018
Position Summary ECONOMICS - The Department of Economics at the University of North Carolina Asheville, North Carolina's public liberal arts university, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin Fall 2019. Both successful candidates can expect to teach a senior seminar and research sequence in their field of expertise, as well as introductory corporate finance and other courses. We have particular interest in those who have fields in behavioral economics, economic history, health economics, finance, industrial organization, international economics, macroeconomics, or regional and urban economics. Ability and interest in teaching econometrics would be a plus. An earned Ph.D. in Economics or related field is required for a tenure-track position; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 may be considered. Each person selected for these positions will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester, establish a research program that involves undergraduates, and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: ( a ) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; ( b ) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and ( c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal art university. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses the pedagogy of economics in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), copies of teaching evaluations, a recent sample of scholarship, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. In the cover letter, applicants should articulate ( a ) the reasons for their interest in teaching at a liberal arts institution, ( b ) their interest in teaching introductory corporate finance, and ( c ) how their upper-level field courses and research will complement the existing expertise represented in the Department. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of reference to be sent separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research program. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; for full consideration, submit all materials by November 15, 2018. Inquiries may be directed to Robert Tatum, Chair of the Search Committee, at econsearch@unca.edu. To learn more about UNC Asheville's Economics Department, please visit economics.unca.edu. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications An earned Ph.D. or related field in Economics is required; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 may be considered. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, productive undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Economics Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins November 15th, 2018 Inquiries only may be directed to Robert Tatum, (econsearch@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 10/01/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Position Summary The Associate Director of Programming is an essential member of the Highsmith Student Union/Student Activities team. The mission of Highsmith Student Union is to provide opportunities for personal growth and lifelong learning that align with a liberal arts education and enhance the student experience on campus. The Associate Director is responsible for coordinating, managing, developing, and advising all recognized student organizations of the University. Imperative to this end, the Associate Director must plan, develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive leadership program that addresses the needs of student organization leaders and provides ongoing leadership opportunities for all students of the campus community. Additionally, the Associate Director provides guidance and leadership to two assistant directors for student engagement that encompass evening and weekend programs, Underdog Productions, Greek Life, and commuter and transfer programming for the student body. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills This position requires possession of post baccalaureate credentials. May also consider a Bachelor's degree and equivalent independent experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills A Master's degree in Student Development, Higher Education or a related field is preferred. Candidates working on a higher degree and/or willing to work on a higher degree while employed will also be considered. The preferred candidate will have at least 1 year full-time experience working in a higher education setting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Demonstrated knowledge of working with college students in a higher education setting, preferably in the area of programming and/or student organizations. Demonstrated skills in working with students to enhance their personal and professional development as it relates to the area of events and programming. Knowledge of productions using sound and lighting equipment, budget maintenance and accounting skills, knowledge of artist contract negotiating and the ability to deal with the general public in a positive manner in sometimes difficult situations is essential. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications will begin on October 12, 2018. This position is open until filled, and may be withdrawn with or without notice. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0152 Posting date 09/19/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Position Summary The UNC Asheville Department of Biology invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor. To apply, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The cover letter should discuss relevant teaching and/or professional experience, the fields or courses in which the applicant has interest in teaching, and expertise and credentials which would qualify the applicant to teach in Biology. Other materials may be requested to finalize employment. Each applicant must renew the application every two years to remain in the pool of applicants. UNC Asheville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, and staff. This commitment, reflected in our Strategic Plan, stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs, and this focus adds value to the liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. Qualifications Doctorate or master's degree in Biology (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Exceptions may be granted for candidates with exceptional professional and/or teaching experience. Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Biology Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts will be requested upon employment. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting date 09/24/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 15, 2018
Position Summary UNC Asheville's English Department invites applications for an 18-month visiting professor position (starting in January 2019), with a specialization in prose fiction (with additional expertise in poetry, playwriting or creative nonfiction a plus). Candidates must have an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date. Academic responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate creative writing courses, first-year writing, introductory and upper-level literature courses, and courses in our liberal arts core curriculum: Humanities, Arts and Ideas, first-year colloquia, diversity intensives. We particularly welcome candidates with creative/research interest areas that include-but are not limited to-Postcolonial Literature, African-American Literature, Digital Media, and Queer Studies. All faculty members are expected to maintain continuing study, engage in research, contribute to student growth and development, and be involved in university and community service. Application deadline: October 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2018. We expect to conduct video conference interviews in early November. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (first-year) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses (depending on a faculty member's areas of expertise) that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science, and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this aspect of a faculty member's work. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: ( a ) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; ( b ) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and ( c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses (discipline) pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references who should submit their references separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research or creative program. Application deadline is October 15. Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2018. We expect to conduct video conference interviews in early November. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Richard Chess (rchess@unca.edu), chair of the search committee. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications Candidates must have an MFA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English (or equivalent expertise) in hand by the start date. Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department English Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins October 16th, 2018. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Rick Chess (rchess@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 09/14/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 15, 2018
Position Summary PSYCHOLOGY - The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Developmental Psychology to begin Fall 2019. An earned Ph.D. in Psychology or related field is required for a tenure-track position; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 may be considered. Teaching duties will include courses such as Developmental Psychology, Research Methods, Introductory Psychology and upper level courses in the candidate's area of expertise (e.g., language development). The person selected for this position will be expected to teach 12 contact hours (three courses) per semester, establish a research program that involves undergraduates, and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. Research or teaching expertise in diversity science will also be highly valued by the search committee. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: ( a ) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; ( b ) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and ( c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal art university. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses psychology pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), a brief statement of research interests, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of reference to be sent separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research program. Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Michael Neelon, Search Committee Chair, at mneelon@unca.edu. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications An earned Ph.D. or related field in Psychology is required; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 may be considered. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, productive undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Psychology Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins October 15th, 2018. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Michael Nellon (mneelon@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 09/14/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 30, 2018
Position Summary The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, is seeking qualified applicants with expertise in microbiology for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position that will begin in the fall semester of 2019. The person selected for this position must have earned a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline prior to July 1, 2019 and will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester; establish a research program that involves undergraduates; and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Teaching duties will include an upper-level microbiology course, contributions to our introductory courses in cellular and molecular biology, in addition to upper-level courses within the candidate's area of expertise. Individuals with postdoctoral experience, a passion for undergraduate teaching, and experience at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members also teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for over 30 years, and a significant number of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus and especially in STEM disciplines are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested in teaching science to and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes interest in or potential for interdisciplinary teaching outside of the department, statement of research philosophy and plan, diversity statement, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The diversity statement should describe: (a) the applicant's experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and the applicant's understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. Each applicant should also request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address at minimum the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop a successful, externally funded research program. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquires may be directed to Dr. David Clarke (dclarke@unca.edu), Chair, Department of Biology. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants, or employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A PhD in Biology or an appropriate discipline with expertise in microbiology earned prior to July 1, 2019 is expected for this position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Biology Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins October 1st, 2018. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. David Clarke (dclarke@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 08/29/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 28, 2018
Position Summary The Director of Transition and Parent Programs reports directly to the Dean of Students. The mission of the Transition & Parent Programs Department is to provide incoming students and their families with a set of common shared experiences and information to set the tone for student academic success, personal growth, leadership development, student responsibility, and meaningful connections. This area will also work to enhance the student learning experience at UNC Asheville through ongoing and newly emerging programs, initiatives and responsibilities that support Orientation, Parent Programs, Transfer Programs and Veterans Programs. By intentionally engaging students in interactive and diverse opportunities, the Transition and Parent Program position is dedicated to facilitating the students' transition to university life. The Director of Transition and Parent Programs will supervise all aspects of Parent Programs and coordinate various events that seek to communicate with and connect parents and families to UNC Asheville, campus life, and university initiatives and activities. Responsibilities include: Initiating a collaborative and interactive approach with individuals and offices across campus to coordinate Orientation, Parent Programs, Transfer Programs, and Veterans Programs. Supervising the Orientation Leadership team and undergraduate and graduate student interns. Articulating an overall vision, setting goals and objectives, and promoting student learning and development for New Student and Transfer Student Orientation, Parent Programs and Veterans Programs. Planning, budgeting for, and evaluating personnel and programs for Orientation, Parent Programs, Transfer programs and Veterans programs. Developing and assessing learning outcomes for appropriate programs and services. Assisting with the First Year Experience program and related programmatic/outreach efforts Teaching EDUC 171, Orientation Leader Class FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills A Master's degree is required for this position. Previous education and work experience in orientation, student affairs, and related areas is considered strongly beneficial. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills A master's degree in College Student Development, Higher Education or a related field is preferred. Demonstrated experience working with New Student Orientation and Parent Programs is highly desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of current trends, models and philosophies of Orientation and Parent Programs is essential. Counseling skills, budget management, and strong people skills are a must. Related experience must include working with students in a college or university setting. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant This position is open until filled and may be withdrawn at any time, with or without notice. Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0150 Posting date 08/27/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 26, 2018
Position Summary The UNC Asheville department of Management and Accountancy, with programs accredited by AACSB International invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor in Management. To apply, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The cover letter should discuss relevant teaching and/or professional experience, the fields or courses in which the applicant has interest in teaching, and expertise and credentials which would qualify the applicant to teach in the Department of Management and Accountancy. Other materials may be requested to finalize employment. Each applicant must renew the application every two years to remain in the pool of applicants. UNC Asheville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, and staff. This commitment, reflected in our Strategic Plan, stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs, and this focus adds value to the liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. Qualifications Terminal degree (PhD or DBA ) in Management or related field: or a Mater's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Management & Accountancy Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts will be requested upon employment. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting date 03/29/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 23, 2018
Position Summary The UNC Asheville department of Management and Accountancy, with programs accredited by AACSB International invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor in Accounting. To apply, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The cover letter should discuss relevant teaching and/or professional experience, the fields or courses in which the applicant has interest in teaching, and expertise and credentials which would qualify the applicant to teach in the Department of Management and Accountancy. Other materials may be requested to finalize employment. Each applicant must renew the application every two years to remain in the pool of applicants. UNC Asheville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, and staff. This commitment, reflected in our Strategic Plan, stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs, and this focus adds value to the liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. Qualifications Terminal degree (PhD or DBA ) in Accounting or related field: or a Mater's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Management & Accountancy Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts will be requested upon employment. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting date 03/29/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 23, 2018
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of Administrative Assistants for UNC Asheville. The Administrative Assistant is the central office support for the designated department. This position oversees all aspects of office management, which includes record keeping, check requests, purchase orders, and ordering of office supplies. This position also assists with budgetary spreadsheets, payroll, and travel reimbursement requests. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the communication and management of the department's needs. Programming support is an essential part of this position; planning, organization, and successful execution of the office's calendar is a vital responsibility. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (20-29 hours/week) Salary Information $12.00 - $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0068 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Graduation from high school or its equivalency and 1 - 3 years of administrative/clerical office experience is required. May also consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred. Banner experience, previous experience in Higher Education, and/or office management experience is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Verbal Communication: Responds to questions/issues that deviate from standard operating procedures by determining and consulting appropriate resources such as policies, manuals, or other staff. Responds to requests for program and procedural information. Contacts service recipients, vendors, or clients to provide or obtain information. Schedules and coordinates appointments, meetings, and events. Written Communication: Composes written communication with guidance using standard formats. Composes correspondence involving program or operational procedures independently from general instructions or brief summaries. Office Technology: Selects, understands, and fully applies features of a variety of software programs, machines, or office equipment that will produce the desired results. Work Coordination: Plans and facilitates the support activities of an office or work unit; coordinates with others to complete tasks. May serve as an office coordinator on special projects, as assigned by supervisor. Problem Solving: Assesses and may resolve unprecedented problems that require research and review of policy and procedures. Applies judgment for problem resolutions based on delegated authority from supervisor. Program Knowledge: Understands programs and services to apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to most questions and inquiries. Uses program knowledge to interface with other offices and organizations. Information/Records Administration: Records, compiles, and summarizes data using established format. Compiles and organizes information from different sources to develop reports and data. Budgeting: Monitors and reconciles departmental or program budget and tracks travel and office expenditures. Work Schedule and Hours Typical office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with the possibility of some limited evening and weekend hours as needed to meet the needs of the department. The duration of assignments vary, but cannot exceed twelve (12) months. Posting Date 05/08/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Special Instructions to Applicants This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts may be verified upon employment by Human Resources. If copies of transcripts are necessary, they will be requested directly from the educational institution(s) by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1973
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 22, 2018
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve Police Officers for UNC Asheville. As a central part of the university community, the mission of University Police is to contribute to and promote the greater mission of UNC Asheville by facilitating a safe, secure and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors. They do this by offering crime prevention programs to promote safety, and deter criminal activity. University Police Officers' conduct various law enforcement activities, including patrolling within the geographic jurisdiction, conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention, assisting motorists, parking/traffic control and providing security at special events. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Salary Information $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0062 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Current possession of North Carolina BLET Certification. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of campus law enforcement experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Possession of a designated level of technical skill or knowledge in a specific technical area(s) and the ability to keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ability to present information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listens and respond appropriately to others. Ability to understand the organization's mission, the function of the specific work unit and how it works with other work units to serve the customer/client. Ability to understand the impact and implications of decisions on the community and other departments Ability to Identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues. Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative Work Schedule and Hours This is a Temporary, Part-time, Reserve Officer position. Up to 40 hours per week based on departmental needs. Posting Date 05/08/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Special Instructions to Applicants Position requires certification as a law enforcement officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year. Valid driver's license required at the time of application. Valid North Carolina driver's license required prior to appointment. Selected candidate must undergo an extensive background investigation including, but not limited to, psychological evaluation, medical exam, and drug screen. Skill demonstrations may be asked of all applicants interviewed. This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview. All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official transcripts may be verified upon employment by Human Resources. If copies of transcripts are necessary, they will be requested directly from the educational institution(s) by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1899
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 18, 2018
Position Summary The Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina - Asheville invites applications for a tenure-track position in German and the Directorship of the Center of Jewish Studies to begin Fall 2019. A Ph.D. in German Studies/Jewish Studies/Comparative Literature or related field is required for a tenure-track appointment (secondary area of expertise open). Candidates currently at the Assistant or Associate rank preferred; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 and with substantial relevant administrative experience may be considered. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts and interdisciplinarity are strongly encouraged to apply. Initial interviews will be conducted via video conference in January 2019. The person selected for this position will be expected to teach all levels of German, at least one course a year in Jewish Studies, and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. The qualified candidate will also direct the Center for Jewish Studies. The duties of the director include oversight of the Jewish Studies program-course offerings, visiting lecturer and performer series, development of the Western North Carolina Jewish Archives housed in Ramsey Library, and more-and collaboration with Asheville's Jewish community. There are also opportunities for developing interdisciplinary study abroad summer programs as well as local, regional, national, and international internships. The Center for Jewish Studies has generous funding to support faculty development, student engagement, and community outreach. The CJS director and an advisory committee oversee and distribute these funds. The directorship comes with one course release. Experience in an administrative position is a plus. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (first-year) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses (depending on a faculty member's areas of expertise) that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science, and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this aspect of a faculty member's work. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: (a) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and (c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses (discipline) pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references who should submit their references separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research or creative program. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1, 2018. The deadline for submission of applications is Nov. 9, 2018. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Richard Chess (rchess@unca.edu), chair of the search committee. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A Ph.D. in German Studies/Jewish Studies/Comparative Literature or related field is required for a tenure-track appointment (secondary area of expertise open). Candidates currently at the Assistant or Associate rank preferred; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2019 may be considered. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, productive undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Modern Languages and Literatures Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins November 1st, 2018. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Rick Chess (rchess@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 08/17/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 18, 2018
Position Summary CHEMISTRY : The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks qualified applicants with expertise in biochemistry or the broad-area of biological-related chemistry (for example, bioorganic, bioanalytical, medicinal chemistry) for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position that will begin in the fall semester of 2019. The person selected for this position must have earned a Ph.D. in chemistry or biochemistry prior to July 1, 2019 with demonstrated teaching skills and will be expected to create a robust laboratory-based research program involving undergraduate students and to engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred. Teaching duties will include 12 contact hours per semester in lecture and laboratory courses in the foundational and upper-level chemistry curriculum in areas of biochemistry, organic chemistry and/or general chemistry and in the Liberal Arts Core curriculum. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members also teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for over 30 years; 100% of chemistry majors and over 60% of all students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and preferably externally funded undergraduate research program. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus and especially in STEM disciplines are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested in teaching science to and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes interest in or potential for interdisciplinary teaching outside of the department, statement of research philosophy and plan, diversity statement, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The diversity statement should describe: (a) the applicant's experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and (c ) the applicant's understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal arts university. Each applicant should also request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop a successful, externally-funded research program. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Sally Wasileski (swasiles@unca.edu), Chair, Department of Chemistry. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants, or employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A Ph.D. in Chemistry or Biochemistry with teaching expertise in biochemistry, organic chemistry, and/or general chemistry earned prior to July 1, 2019 is required for this position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Chemistry Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins October 1st, 2018. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Sally Wasileski (swasiles@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 08/17/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 15, 2018
Position Summary POLITICAL SCIENCE - The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Political Science invites applications for an 18-month Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor position for Spring 2019 and the 2019-20 academic year. An earned M.A. in Political Science or closely related field is required. Political Science ABDs are particularly encouraged to apply; however, a Ph.D. is required for appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Candidates should be broadly trained in Political Science but specifically prepared to teach a variety of classes in American Politics, including Intro to American Politics and at least one course related to the politics of race and ethnicity. The person selected for this position will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic and educational community, welcoming and supportive of faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic, economic, religious, gender, and gender-identity backgrounds. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. We expect applicants to each write a 1-2 page Diversity Statement describing: (a) their experience in advancing diversity in teaching, scholarship and/or service; (b) examples of demonstrated leadership potential in the area of equity and inclusion; and (c ) their understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion to the mission of a liberal art university. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses Political Science pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, a diversity statement (described above), copies of syllabi and teaching evaluations (if available), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should provide names and contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of reference to be sent separately; these references should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research program. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Linda Cornett at lcornett@unca.edu. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications An earned M.A. in Political Science or closely related field is required; however, candidates seeking appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Political Science Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins immediately. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Linda Cornett (lcornett@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 08/14/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Aug 15, 2018
Position Summary You will be responsible for assisting the head coach in the management and administration of all phases of an intercollegiate sports program in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Athletics and the University. The employee in this position is charged with knowledge of, and shall conduct himself/herself and the University's intercollegiate athletics program in accordance with all rules, policies and regulations that apply to or regulate the University's athletics program. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Full-Time (40 hours/week) Salary Information $2000/month Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0107 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Previous collegiate coaching and/or playing experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The ideal candidate will have previous experience coaching collegiate baseball. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requires knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to assist the Athletics Department in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the University Work Schedule and Hours This is a temporary, full time position. Posting Date 08/14/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Special Instructions to Applicants Official transcripts may be required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/3459