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
Feb 16, 2018
Position Summary Reporting to the Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics for Annual Giving, the Coordinator of Athletics Advancement is responsible for assisting with all operations within Athletics Annual Giving with an emphasis on customer service to donors, special events, and alumni giving. This person will also serve as an ambassador for Bulldog Athletics on the phone and in person during special events and other general fundraising initiatives. This position will serve as a member of the Athletics Advancement Team under the direction of the Director of Athletics. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Intermittent Salary Information Commensurate with experience Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0098 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree or a bachelor's degree from a four-year accredited college or university and equivalent combination of training and experience. Demonstrated interest and experience in Athletics, Advancement, Donor Relations, Event Planning, and/or Marketing. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Minimum of two years relevant experience preferably in Intercollegiate Athletics or a fundraising environment. Demonstrated customer service experience with both internal and external constituencies. Strong attention to detail and communication (written/verbal) skill also preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including: PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Comfortable working event management software and databases. Knowledge of NCAA rules, and working knowledge of intercollegiate athletics. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, and to work effectively and collaboratively with various groups including donors, teammates, and student athletes. A team-first mentality. The ability to quickly and adeptly learn new concepts, and to effectively communicate them to donors. Professionalism at all times, including numerous daily phone calls and frequent personal interaction with donors. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Excellent interpersonal skills to relate to and establish relationships with donors, volunteers and colleagues. Self-motivated with ability to set goals while implementing fundraising principles and tactics. Well-organized self-starter with a positive attitude who can manage multiple priorities. Strong written and oral communication skills, excellent proof reading skills, attention to detail and commitment to providing a superior guest experience. Willingness to work collaboratively and independently as appropriate and approach challenges creatively. Ability to navigate complex organizational structures to build consensus and reach goals. Possess an entrepreneurial spirit demonstrating strategic and innovative thinking. Excellent active listening skills and ability to connect donor interests to University priorities. Proficient in building relationships with a wide range of people. Work Schedule and Hours Posting Date 02/15/2018 Closing Date 02/23/2018 Open Until Filled No Anticipated Start Date 02/28/2018 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/3057
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Position Summary The principle objective of the Associate Director of Highsmith Student Union-Operations is to provide oversight, guidance and leadership to the development of a comprehensive Student Union, that includes the development of student learning outcomes, sustainable and relevant technology and equipment, and support to all students, staff and faculty utilizing the Union in any capacity to positively affect the students' educational experiences at UNC Asheville. In this capacity, the Associate Director provides guidance, supervision, and leadership in the construction, development, and implementation of a comprehensive student development plan that advances the University's learning outcomes, adheres to the goals of the Division of Student Affairs related to student employment, and is integral to the Department's success in developing lifelong learners in students. The post is responsible for the daily operations of the Highsmith Student Union and supervises one full time professional staff. The position provides technical support to all programs, events, special events, and meeting requests across the campus, with an emphasis in teaching student leaders' skills and competencies related to event planning often initiated through student organizations. The position is further expected to work collaboratively with the Department of Housing and Student Life Operations to ensure the Union is a safe, clean, relevant environment for students to learn and commune. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree in Student Development, Higher Education, Leadership or similar field. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills 2-3 years of student union experience; ACUI best practices knowledge; sound technical skill set in event equipment; established record of successful collaboration; excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The ideal candidate will demonstrate competencies in student development theory, practice exceptional organization and time management skills, have experience in measuring learning outcomes, will show evidence of technical skill knowledge and comprehension, will have a track record of motivating student employees and professional staff, will articulate familiarity with marketing and branding a union on a college campus, will value collaboration, and will understand their role as an experiential educator that advances the mission of the University through Union operations and student development best practices. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins March 1 and continues 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 E0116 Posting date 02/12/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Position Summary The purpose of the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation position in the Campus Recreation Department at UNC Asheville is to provide leadership in the operations of aquatic programs and facilities, and to assist with informal recreation and associated programs including special events, youth and family, and facility rentals. The Assistant Director will serve as the liaison with facilities management and athletics to coordinate maintenance of the pool and other facilities when needed. The employee in this position will provide assistance to the overall operations and staffing issues of the Department facilities, services, staff, and programs in the Student Recreation Center and Sherrill Center fitness room daily. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree. Bachelor's degree with significant equivalent experience may also be considered. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree in recreation, exercise science, or a related field preferred. One year of management experience in a recreational/sport/aquatic facility as a professional or as a graduate assistant, internship, or like experience is preferred. Certifications and experience preferred includes: Lifeguard Certification Lifeguard Instructor Certified or willingness to get certification prior to start of job Certified Pool Officer or willing to become a CPO Instructor certified in CPR /First Aid or willing to obtain certification prior to start of job Water Safety Instructor Certification or willing to obtain one prior to start of job Student learning outcome assessment, analysis and implementation Strong computer software knowledge including Excel, EMS , Shlage security, and website updates. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position should have outstanding communication, organization, and time management skills, and knowledge of college-aged student identity development theory and application as well as experience managing multiple projects and people simultaneously. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins Monday, February 26, 2018 and continues 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 transcripts are 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. If no applicants apply who meet the training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, 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 E0114 Posting date 02/12/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Position Summary The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time lecturer position that will begin in the fall semester of 2018. The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. (preferred) in chemistry or related discipline prior to August 15, 2018 with content knowledge in organic chemistry and demonstrated teaching skills. Teaching duties will include 12 contact hours per semester in Organic Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses with options to teach across the departmental curriculum, such as General Chemistry lecture and lab, Foundations of Biochemistry and upper-level courses in their expertise area. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to Departmental and University service and have opportunities to mentor students in undergraduate research. The appointment is for one-year with the potential for yearly renewal. 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, 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. 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 (optional), 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 the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Inquires 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 an appropriate discipline with teaching expertise in organic chemistry earned prior to August 15, 2018 is preferred 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 March 15, 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 02/12/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/15/2018
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Position Summary The primary purpose of this position is to plan, develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate comprehensive Sport Programs through Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree. Bachelor's degree with significant equivalent experience may also be considered. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree in sport management, sport administration, higher education and administration, physical education, recreational management, or similar field. Certifications in CPR /First Aid/ AED and/or professional rescue a plus. Student learning outcome assessment, analysis and implementation. Strong computer software knowledge including Excel, EMS , and website updates. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position should have officiating experience, outstanding organization skills, knowledge of college-aged student identity development theory and application and at least one year experience programming sport programs. The ideal candidate has excellent organization and communication skills and a working knowledge of several sports and league rules to help sport programs experience continued growth. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins Monday, February 26, 2018 and continues 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 E0115 Posting date 02/12/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 30, 2018
Position Summary The UNC Asheville department of Art and Art History invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor in Art History. 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 Art and Art History. 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 Art History (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Art and Art History 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 01/29/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 30, 2018
Position Summary The UNC Asheville department of Art & Art History invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor in Studio Art. 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 Art & Art History. 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 Studio Art (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Art and Art History 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 01/29/2018 Close date Open Until Filled Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 30, 2018
Position Summary The Assistant Director for Volunteerism and Fraternity & Sorority Life is a member of the Highsmith Student Union team. The mission of Highsmith Student Union is to provide a dynamic and inclusive experience where quality facilities and services meet engaging programs and activities centered on helping students excel well beyond graduation. The Assistant Director is a generalist position responsible for coordinating, advising, and supporting the growth of fraternities and sororities at UNC Asheville. The position will advise, coordinate, and guide the Fraternity & Sorority Life program consisting of 4 organizations and provide oversight to the Inter-Greek Council and the Order of Omega. This person will be expected to develop and implement a plan for expanding the Fraternity & Sorority Community through the appropriate courtship of chapters that meet the student need on campus. This person is also responsible for coordinating and implementing volunteer programs, including but not limited to, alternative break programming, campus service days, and the development of a student volunteer bureau/organization. The Assistant Director reports directly to the Associate Director of Programming. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills This position requires a Master's degree in Student Personnel, Student Development, Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field. Candidates in the final semester of completing a degree in these fields may also be considered.   Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will have at least one year of experience working in a higher education setting. Also prefer have strong organizational skills and written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of and/or experience working with development identity issues of today's college student is desired. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The successful candidate will demonstrate competencies in the in the following areas: Accuracy, attention to details, and timeliness. Networking with university colleagues, community members, and alumni. Strong verbal and written communication skills. The ability to complete multiple complex projects at the same time. Working knowledge of student affairs/development. Ability to work with diverse student body. Effective communication skills are essential to success Strong initiative and problem solving skills. Professional competency areas prescribed by NASPA for student affairs professionals. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins on Friday, February 16 and will 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 E0113 Posting date 01/30/2018 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 27, 2018
Position Summary Serving as Legal Assistant in the University's legal office, the position will require the following duties: (1) Coordinating responses to public records and information requests, including collecting and reviewing potentially responsive records and information from campus records custodians, and corresponding with the requesting party. (2) Coordinating contract in-take and basic review, including communication with campus departments regarding inquiries about the review process and status of contracts, and maintenance of a basic database to track in-take of proposed contracts and status of review and responses. (3) Carrying out defined legal, policy development and research projects, including conducting basic legal research on relevant topics and collecting secondary sources of legal analysis (e.g. treatises, legal presentations, law review articles). (4) Independently organizing materials and coordinating logistical needs in preparation for campus administrative hearings, and as needed to support the University's external counsel in the event of litigation or other matters. Such support may include organizing responses to discovery requests relating to litigation, including preparation of exhibit notebooks, preparing and coordinating delivery of responsive materials (relevant correspondence, depositions, evidence of materials to be offered, etc.), scheduling meetings, and drafting correspondence and other communications with witnesses and parties. (5) Providing administrative support to the University's attorney (e.g. scheduling meetings and phone calls, digital and paper filing, preparing meeting materials and reports, etc.) and back-up support as needed for Chancellor's Office administrative staff with basic office assignments (e.g., telephones, mail, photocopies). (6) Providing directed administrative support to the University Internal Auditor as needed. (7) Performing other relevant and appropriate duties as assigned. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Full-Time (40 hours/week) Salary Information $14.00 - $19.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0097 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree and experience working, interning or volunteering in a law firm or governmental/university law office environment; or paralegal certification or associate's degree and two years of experience in a law firm or governmental/university legal office environment; or equivalent training and legal experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree or paralegal certification. Experience working, interning or volunteering in a governmental/university legal office within the University of North Carolina system. Basic understanding of North Carolina's Public Records Act. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic legal research. Capability to use common office technology (e.g. computer, fax/copier, etc). Professional, collaborative, and collegial demeanor. Organizational skills appropriate for governmental/university legal office environment with high volume flow of information. Ability to work independently to complete projects and solve problems. 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 this assignments cannot exceed twelve (12) months. Posting Date 01/26/2018 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Special Instructions to Applicants OPTIONAL APPLICANT DOCUMENT : Attach a writing sample reflecting knowledge of basic legal research. 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/3025
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 17, 2018
Position Summary The Benefits Specialist supports the Benefits and Employee Relations Manager by coordinating the University's benefits programs. The employee in this position interprets and applies federal and state guidelines, regulations and laws appropriately, and in a manner that is consistent with university policies and procedures, (e.g., COBRA , HIPAA , ERISA , FMLA , ACA ,). This position will provide professional, high-level customer service support to staff, faculty, and retirees regarding the following benefit programs: health, dental, vision, health care and dependent care/medical FSA accounts, life insurance, AD&D, long term disability, leave of absence, 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) retirement plans, and other miscellaneous voluntary programs. In addition, this position must effectively present information to a variety of audiences in a clear and concise manner. This individual must provide superior customer service to internal and external customers; be able to track, audit and prioritize work; and respond quickly and accurately to requests. Candidate must be a fast learner and have the ability to solve complex problems through research and analysis, and to respond appropriately to various trends and patterns. In addition, the Benefits Specialist must have strong organizational skills and time management skills. A successful Benefits Specialist will demonstrate professionalism, including high moral and ethical standards, consistency, consideration of others, initiative and a superior work ethic. The Benefits Specialist must be a conscientious self-starter, deadline-driven and customer-service oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required to assist with development and maintenance of websites and written materials. The Benefits Specialist conducts presentations on various HR topics, special projects, implementation of policies/programs/processes, new employee orientation, etc. This position serves as liaison between HR and various outside vendors to provide information, resolve problems and interpret policies. Use various information systems to access general and confidential information. Successful candidates will have the ability to navigate various system and processes, maintain relations with various carriers and vendors, which includes transmitting and retrieving data from their systems and uploading into Banner ( HRIS ). The Benefits Specialist must have the ability to analyze, compile, audit and validate crucial eligibility data through multiple computer-based applications in compliance with the Affordable Care Act ( ACA ), create and prepare reports; compile and model data for reporting information and trends to support decision-making. Candidate must exhibit a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency and attention to detail. This individual must maintain complete confidentiality at all times. 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. HR staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed. Division Office of the Chancellor Department Human Resources 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 a four year college or university; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Prefer a bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of benefits administration experience. Also prefer: Experience in benefits administration, including group health insurance and retirement programs Compliance expertise regarding state and federal legislation (e.g., COBRA , HIPAA , ERISA , FMLA , ACA , and other relevant labor laws) HRIS experience, familiarity with Banner a plus Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment, and prioritize and manage multiple requests and deadlines Must have strong organizational skills, and be detail oriented Ability to demonstrate good judgment, empathy, and compassion appropriate for the situation and all parties involved Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills Ability to work independently as well as part of a team Ability to work effectively with people in all areas and at all levels within a diverse community Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and email PHR or CEBS certification Work Schedule and Hours Typical office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Occasional overtime may be required to meet business needs. Competency Profile http://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/classification-compensation/comp-profiles Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Diversity Statement Required In addition to a cover letter and resume, in 100 words or less, tell what activities and/or affiliations in which you are involved demonstrate your commitment to Diversity and Inclusion. 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 01/16/2018 Closing Date 02/18/2018 Open Until Filled No
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Nov 21, 2017
Position Summary PSYCHOLOGY - The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in clinical or counseling psychology to begin Fall 2018. An earned Ph.D. in clinical or counseling psychology is required for a tenure-track position; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2018 may be considered. Teaching duties will include courses across the departmental curriculum (such as introductory psychology, abnormal psychology, and health psychology) as well as a senior seminar course involving supervision of undergraduate students in community placements. The person selected for this position 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 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 (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 © 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 on 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 immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Evelyn Chiang, Search Committee Chair, at echiang@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. in clinical or counseling psychology is required; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2018 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 December 15, 2017. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Evelyn Chiang (echiang@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 11/20/2017 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/06/2018
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Nov 14, 2017
Position Summary The UNC Asheville department of Mathematics and Statistics 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 Mathematics or Statistics. 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 Mathematics or Statistics (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Mathematics 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 11/09/2017 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Nov 08, 2017
Position Summary The temporary career coach will meet one-on-one with UNC Asheville students and alumni to provide comprehensive career coaching on topics including (but not limited to): choosing a major, exploring career options, administering and interpreting assessments, resume and cover letter writing/editing, job search skills, how to locate and understand information related to careers, networking, applying to graduate school, and connecting with employers and alumni. Coaching to include both hour-long appointments and 15-30 minute drop-in questions. Will occasionally provide workshops and in class presentations. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (20-29 hours/week) Salary Information $20.00 - $25.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0096 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Masters in Student Development, Counseling, or related field. A minimum 2 years experience providing one-on-one career coaching or counseling. Related experience considered. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The ideal candidate will be able to quickly develop rapport and trust with students and alumni. The ideal candidate will also be able to utilize career assessments, both formal and informal, including StrengthsFinder, Strong Interest Inventory and MBTI . The candidate will also be able to assess students and alumni to determine need and knows when to refer out or consult with colleagues. The candidate will understand social and economic issues facing current undergraduate students as they make career decisions. In addition, the candidate understands and articulates the benefits of liberal arts education and the positions available to liberal arts majors. Experience with Handshake or other Career Center tool a plus. Work Schedule and Hours 20 hours per week Posting Date Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 02/01/2018 Special Instructions to Applicants 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. 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/2929
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 26, 2017
Position Summary Open Call for Visiting Adjuncts in Dance The dance minor at UNC Asheville prepares students to have a developed knowledge of their bodies as dancers and to be collegiate dance-makers who are connected to a question-based approach to research in movement and writing. Importantly the dance minor helps students articulate their voices in the world through a burgeoning dialogue between dance movement practices, engaged scholarship and creative processes. We are currently seeking visiting adjuncts to teach a range of one to two classes per semester as needed in the following areas; Modern Dance, Contemporary Dance, Caribbean and African Forms and Dance Studies. All of our courses are hybrid and we seek candidates willing to adapt to this model. Minimum Requirements: Candidates must have an MA or MFA in dance and professional experience as dance artists in the field or ABD or Ph.D with professional dance experience preferred. Some national or international experience in choreographic practice is of interest to our courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have extensive postgraduate school university teaching experiences and professional profiles teaching nationally or internationally. Please contact dance program director, Celia Weiss Bambara at cbambara@unca.edu directly about questions. Deadline: Ongoing; Open Until Filled Each Semester 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 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 and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Qualifications Candidates must have an MA or MFA in dance and professional experience as dance artists in the field or ABD or Ph.D with professional dance experience preferred. Some national or international experience in choreographic practice is of interest to our courses. Preference will be given to candidates, who have extensive postgraduate school university teaching experiences and professional profiles teaching nationally or internationally Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Dance 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. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Celia Weiss Bambara (cbambara@unca.edu). 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 10/25/2017 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve housekeepers for UNC Asheville. Responsibilities may include: performing general cleaning services, emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms, windows and doors daily, using a building checklist, maintaining all housekeeping equipment, and reporting problems daily. Requires the use of automated cleaning equipment and commercial cleaning chemicals. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Salary Information $9.00 to $11.00 Per Hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0057 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some knowledge of cleaning procedures; ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Note: Some positions may require special licenses or certifications. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will have a valid driver's license. It is preferred that the employee be a high school graduate and have some previous experience in the cleaning of public buildings. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic cleaning procedures and supplies. Ability to communicate with fellow workers in a manner that allows work to be completed. Ability to listen and respond to customer needs promptly and respectfully. Recognizes and follows dispenser directions to properly mix cleaning chemicals. Work Schedule and Hours Hours per week and days are defined by the hiring department and based on departmental needs. Posting Date 10/09/2017 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/1768
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Oct 09, 2017
Position Summary The North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness ( NCCHW ) works to impact policy, build capacity and ignite community initiatives by working through a web of cross sector relationships organized around building healthier places throughout the state. The mission is "to develop equitable opportunities that lead to healthy North Carolina communities." The Senior Director for North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness (Senior Director) will oversee NCCHW's day-to-day activities, manage NCCHW staff, collaborate with NCCHW and UNC Asheville faculty and staff on program development and ensure that NCCHW's work aligns with UNC Asheville's strategic plan. The Senior Director will represent NCCHW primarily at local and regional levels and work closely with UNC Asheville's Executive Director for Community Engagement on sustaining partnerships with UNC Asheville units and community entities. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree in Community Development/Planning/Public Health/Public Administration or related field. May also consider Bachelor's degree with substantially equivalent experience. Eight years of experience working in community health or community development settings with cross-sector stakeholders. Five years of management and supervisory accountability for multiple direct reports. Knowledge of and experience with integrating evidence-based practice and recommended strategies for improving community health into programs. Experience with managing budgets and raising funds through grants and contracts. Understanding of current trends in strategies focused on population health and cross-sector collaboration to improve community health. Knowledgeable about social determinants of health research and trends. Strong technology, presentation, facilitation, research, analytical and communication skills (oral and written). Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Master's degree preferred in Community Development/Planning/Public Policy/Public Health/Public Administration/Business. Eight years of management and supervisory experience with accountability for multiple direct reports. Track record of results showing positive impact/progress toward goals community health improvement goals. Experience with implementing "upstream" continuum of health improvement strategies that include e.g. addressing early childhood obesity, healthy aging, community resilience and social connectedness, and prescription drug-opiate substance abuse. Experience with program evaluation and community-based participatory research and results focused methods. Policy work experience with health impact assessments, health in all policy or health equity initiatives. Proven ability to work effectively across multiple sectors in higher education that include faculty, staff and students. Proven experience in working with people from diverse backgrounds and professional levels toward attaining common goals that advance community health improvement. Skilled in systems thinking. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities This position requires strong team-building, staff management, financial management, systems thinking, strategic thinking and communication skills. Ability to lead NCCHW team in collaboration with UNC Asheville's Community Engagement function, Health and Wellness Department and other campus units. Ability to employ facilitation, research, analytical and communication skills to advance NCCHW work with partners in urban, regional and rural settings. Ability to work with effectively with people from diverse backgrounds toward attaining common goals that advance community health improvement. Ability to identify and coordinate grant/contract opportunities for NCCHW initiatives. Ability to coordinate and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure full implementation of initiatives and documentation of results. Proficiency with technology and electronic tools including Google suite, Microsoft Office and ability to learn/use evaluation software tools. Ability to quickly learn new and emerging technologies. High performer and self-initiator, with positive attitude, ability to multi-task, effective project prioritization. Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of UNC Asheville and in external settings. 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 E0109 Posting date 10/09/2017 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 26, 2017
Position Summary The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks qualified applicants with expertise in applied Mathematics for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position that will begin in the fall semester of 2018. The person selected for this position must have earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics or related discipline prior to August 15, 2018 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. The department is particularly interested in individuals with expertise in differential equations or analysis. Individuals with 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 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. 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 © 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 December 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Lothar Dohse (dohse@unca.edu ), Chair, Department of Mathematics & Statistics. 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 An PhD in Mathematics or an appropriate discipline with expertise in applied mathematics earned prior to August 15, 2018 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 Mathematics 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 December 15, 2017. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Lothar Dohse (dohse@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 09/26/2017 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/06/2018
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Sep 10, 2017
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve Telecommunicators for UNC Asheville. This position performs technical communications work in support of the University's public safety operations. Work involves receiving emergency and non-emergency calls, monitoring alarms, obtaining and relaying information, prioritizing calls/alarms and coordinating response procedures, dispatching appropriate public safety personnel, and maintaining public safety communications logs and databases utilizing Computer Aided Dispatch ( CAD ). The employee in this position is responsible for operating a host of complex telecommunications and computer equipment, including multi-line phone systems, multi-channel police consoles, two-way radios, scanners, monitoring security cameras and Division of Criminal Information terminals. Work requires knowledge of applicable Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations, an understanding of public safety operations, and skill in the operation of telecommunications technology. This position requires the ability to multi-task and to remain calm and composed in high-stress situations. The employee should also be able to work with a diversified community; be able to communicate effectively with those who may be irate; be able to make effective decisions in emergency life and death situations; be able to prioritize calls and identify potential dangers; and be able to work as a member of a team and interact favorably with all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. The employee is expected to maintain confidentiality and discretion in the course of conducting business; work individually and/or with others; and adapt to change and circumstances. Positions require shift, weekend, holiday and/or overtime work. The selected candidate must be able to work 12-hour permanent day or evening shifts. The UNC Asheville Police Department is a 24-hour, 365-day-per-year operation. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (less than 20 hours/week) Salary Information $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0055 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High School diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires certification as a Division of Criminal Information computer operator or the ability to achieve certification within 45 days of employment. Some positions may require Basic Telecommunicator Certification 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 Prefer candidates with DCI and Basic Telecommunicator certifications. May also consider applicants with ability to obtain a certification within 45 days of hire. In addition, the ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Google docs, and Banner. Candidates with a two or four year degree in addition to the certifications would be a plus. The successful candidate will be asked to attend a four-day Sheriff's Training Course and successfully pass a test for certification. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge, Technical Ability to understand and follow FCC rules and regulations applicable to work. Ability to apply considerable knowledge of departmental policies and procedures related to the answering, response, and dispatch of calls; ability to work independently while reporting to supervisor on a regular basis. Proficiency in using telecommunications and information technology. Ability to display organizational awareness and an understanding of the general operations and procedures of applicable state and local public safety organizations (including law enforcement agencies, fire and rescue, security, and other response units). Ability to display sufficient knowledge of the infrastructure to dispatch and direct efficiently within the jurisdiction. Ability to complete required in-service training and maintain certifications. May require ability to obtain Intermediate Telecommunicator certification. Ability to keep abreast of developments in telecommunications practices. Communication - Oral Ability to listen to callers and quickly ascertain nature of call. Ability to obtain and extract relevant information. Ability to interpret and analyze messages from callers. Ability to apply judgment in responding to callers. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly; ability to effectively use language and tone to calm distressed callers and to provide aid/assistance via phone until help arrives. Ability to transmit radio messages quickly and concisely. Ability to direct emergency personnel to scene and convey relevant information to responders. Ability to interact with co-workers, supervisors, law enforcement and emergency response personnel (including those from other jurisdictions), university officials, media, and the general public to relay information and coordinate activities. Office/Telecommunications Technology Ability to use the full functionality of all departmental telecommunications equipment, including phone systems*, radios, consoles, alarm panels*, database/information systems, and computer aided dispatch ( CAD ) system. Ability to select, understand and fully apply a variety of features in software programs, databases, and information systems. Ability to key information accurately and efficiently. Ability to maintain DCI certification. *Includes elevator phones, emergency call box/blue light phones, TTY / TDD phones, crime tip hotlines, weather monitors, fire/intrusion/utility alarms, panic buttons, monitoring cameras, emergency warning systems, locator ( GPS ) systems, and related incoming and outgoing data sources. Data/Information/Records Administration Records, compiles, and summarizes data using established formats. Monitors messages from and creates entries for DCI terminal as needed. Maintains and ensures quality control of logs and data systems. May assign case or arrest numbers, compile incident reports, or issue permits. Correctly uses input codes. Searches for and retrieves information from departmental files and DCI terminal. Decision Making Ability to analyze messages and information in order to determine priorities; ability to recognize critical incidents; ability to coordinate response; ability to initiate action based upon acquired information and knowledge of operating procedures. Ability to make consistently sound and accurate dispatch decisions. Work Schedule and Hours Positions require shift, weekend, holiday and/or overtime work. The selected candidate must be able to work 12-hour permanent day or evening shifts. The UNC Asheville Police Department is a 24-hour, 365-day-per-year operation. Posting Date 01/04/2017 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. The following link will provide information that is required to be reported to the U.S. Department of Education as part of The Jeanne Clery Act: http://publicsafety.unca.edu/sites/publicsafety.unca.edu/files/annualsecurityreport2013.pdf Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1699
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve groundkeepers for UNC Asheville. Duties are assigned by the hiring department and will vary by assignment for temporary positions. This position will report to the Grounds Department of Facilities Management. Responsibilities may include pruning, weeding, pest control, planting of trees, shrubs and perennials, mulching, fertilizing, and all aspects of maintaining trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials, mowing, weed-eating, snow removal, litter removal, and sidewalks/road/parking lot maintenance. Because of the extent of duties, a Grounds Worker at UNC Asheville must be both knowledgeable and self-motivated. Position Number FAC251 Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (20-29 hours/week) Salary Information $10.00 - $12.00 Per Hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0061 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certifications. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills High School Graduation or GED is preferred. A valid Driver's license is strongly desired. A clear understanding of horticultural principles and techniques needed to properly maintain a diverse landscape of trees, shrubs, ground-covers and herbaceous perennials is required. Also, the preferred candidate will be knowledgeable in the use of organic products and methods including fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Knowledge of the cultivation, pruning, spraying, and trimming requirements of shrubs and trees is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an equal amount of experience and a proven proficiency in safe operation of all equipment used for grounds management, including commercial riding mowers, blowers, sprayers, pruning tools, garden tools, spreaders, large snow removal equipment, etc. Experience in landscape construction, from transplanting large trees and shrubs to proper installation of retaining walls and pavers is preferred. An understanding of written and oral directions to make applications of pesticides/herbicides and fertilizers is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years progressive experience in both horticultural knowledge and the use of grounds maintenance equipment. The ideal candidate will be able to perform duties requiring moderate to heavy amounts of physical labor and exertion in all types of weather, may be asked to assist in the set-up of events, furniture moving, etc., as needed. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently is required. The ability to communicate well with the public is an important factor of this position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Basic understanding of lawn care equipment and techniques including but not limited to commercial riding mowers, blowers, sprayers, pruning tools, garden tools, spreaders, large snow removal equipment. Requires a good understanding of oral directions and ability to understand the applications of pesticides/herbicides and fertilizers. Must be able to perform duties requiring moderate to heavy amounts of physical labor and exertion in all types of weather-may be asked to assist in the set-up of events, furniture moving. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently and ability to communicate well with the public are important factors for this position. Work Schedule and Hours Hours per week and days are defined by the hiring department and based on departmental needs. Posting Date 01/04/2017 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/1881
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
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 01/04/2017 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