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Employment at Salem

Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer. Salem has both full-time and part-time staff positions available from time to time. We will post staff job openings as they become available.

Salem Academy and College is an equal opportunity employer. Salem has both full-time and part-time staff positions available from time to time. We will post staff job openings as they become available.

To download an employment application for any of the positions below, please click here.

The following departments will accept applications at any time. If you are seeking employment in these areas, please contact the designated supervisor.

  • Housekeeping, Building & Grounds Maintenance: (336) 721-2711

  • Public Safety: (336) 917-5555

  • Food Service: Aramark (336) 721-2709

Staff Positions Available

Director of Intercultural Affairs

Salem College, a residential liberal arts college for women in Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking applications for the newly-created position of Director of Intercultural Affairs. The Director of Intercultural Affairs will collaborate with faculty, staff, and student organizations on programs and initiatives designed to provide exemplary educational and co-curricular experiences for Salem College’s richly diverse student population, as well as education for the campus and community. This 10-month position reports to the Dean of Students and is a member of the Student Affairs senior administrative team. The Office of Intercultural Affairs will provide programs and services that support the College’s core values of learning grounded in community and responsibility to self and the world – the tenets of a community that values diversity and social justice dedicated to cultivating a climate of awareness, understanding, and respect for diverse individuals and groups.

Job Description

The Director will:

  • Provide advising, advocacy, and support for students and a broad range of student groups that focus on diversity.
  • Counsel students regarding a variety of personal, developmental, and academic concerns related to diversity and multiculturalism, making referrals to appropriate offices and services.
  • Design and implement critical cross-cultural initiatives and programs that promote the celebration of diversity, while increasing the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary to realize and sustain an inclusive campus community.
  • Serve as a resource person and liaison to faculty, students, staff and administrative offices working with multicultural students to promote student success through academic support, mentoring, diversity education, and leadership initiatives.
  • Create partnerships that intentionally connect the curricular and co-curricular experience and heighten student awareness and understanding of diversity, inclusion, social justice, and international perspectives.
  • Coordinate the Salem Leadership Connection, an academic success and mentoring program for students from underrepresented backgrounds.
  • Coordinate Salem Firsts, a pre-orientation program for first-generation college students and their families.
  • Coordinate the programs and services for international students attending Salem on an F-1 visa, including orientation and insuring compliance with all federal regulations and requirements.
  • Work with institutional advancement officers to acquire external funding for initiatives that will support the academic persistence and graduation of students from historically-underrepresented populations.
  • Participate in assessment of programs, initiatives, and processes related to student persistence and satisfaction.
  • Serve on various committees including, but not limited to, the Early Alert team that provides support for at-risk students and the Committee on Community (the president’s committee for building an inclusive campus community).
  • Manage the operations budget for intercultural programs.
  • Serve on the directors’ on-call emergency response rotation for student affairs senior staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum of a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or College Student Development, or a master’s degree in another discipline that complements the mission of the Office of Intercultural Affairs and significant higher education experience in the area of multiculturalism;

Minimum of five years of experience in student advising and program development;

Extensive background and working knowledge of best practices in social justice education, multiculturalism, and ally development;

Demonstrated ability to understand and engage with issues that affect underrepresented student populations and their academic and personal success;

Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of an administrative team and with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds;

Interest in teaching occasional classes in an appropriate discipline;

Strong interpersonal, management, and creative problem-solving skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and C.V. or resume, along with the names and contact information for three professional references, to

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2014. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Founded in 1772 by Moravian settlers, Salem College is ranked as the oldest women’s institution in the nation by founding date and the 13th oldest college overall by the American Council on Education. It provides a four-year liberal arts experience to a diverse and vibrant undergraduate student body. The student-faculty ratio is 12 to 1, average class size is twelve, and full- and part-time faculty number approximately one hundred. The college operates on a 4-1-4 academic calendar and offers a number of special programs including Women in Science and Mathematics, the Center for Women Writers, the Center for Women in Business, graduate programs in education, and the Fleer Center for Adult Education. Salem’s beautiful 64-acre campus is located in the Old Salem historic district in the heart of Winston-Salem.

Assistant Director of Custodial Services

Salem Academy & College Physical Plant Department seeks Assistant Director of Custodial Services to provide leadership and supervision to the custodial department.

Qualifications and Responsibilities: Supervisory experience, preferably in the field of custodial management or similar operations. Applicant should possess excellent organizational and communication skills and have experience in developing and maintaining schedules, training, project cleaning and special event support. EOE

Submit letter of interest, resume and 3 references to:

George Morales: OR
Salem Academy & College
Attn: George Morales
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Full-time groundskeeper to provide routine grounds maintenance, project landscaping and setups. Experience and general working knowledge of all types of lawn care equipment required. A valid NC drivers license is required with a clean driving record. Submit a completed application to:

George Morales: OR
Salem Academy & College
Attn: George Morales
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Custodian - Salem Academy and College

Full-time custodian position to provide routine and project cleaning as well as setups for functions. Experience and general working knowledge of standard cleaning practices required. A valid NC driver’s license, clean driving record and clear criminal background required. Submit a completed application to:

George Morales: OR
Salem Academy & College
Attn: George Morales
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Assistant Vice President of Institutional Advancement

The oldest woman’s Academy and College by date and by continuous operation in the United States, Salem is currently in its 242nd year.  Accredited by the Commission on Colleges and Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools, Salem accepts girls in grades nine through twelve in the Academy and in first through fourth years in the College, a four-year liberal-arts institution.

The Assistant Vice President works closely with the Vice President in all aspects of institutional advancement, which include both the Academy and College.  Salem’s development program includes major and planned giving, corporate and foundation giving, alumnae relations, annual fund, communication/pr/social media, development operations, special events and campaign leadership. This position serves as a key administrative and management officer for the Vice President, which includes development of strategic planning, fundraising programs and goals and special projects.

A bachelor’s degree is required with at least 5-7 years of successful fundraising/management experience.  Advanced degree preferred.  View the full job description.

Please submit a resume, personal letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position requirements and references with e-mails and telephone numbers by December 1, 2013. Inquiries and applications will be held in confidence. Send materials to: Assistant Vice President Search, Office of Institutional Advancement, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101; Fax (336) 917-5556; e-mail:

Part-Time Assistant Athletic Trainer, ATC/LAT

Salem Academy and College is accepting applications for the part-time position of assistant athletic trainer. This position will be responsible for sports medicine prevention, evaluation, management, rehabilitation and recordkeeping of injuries to student athletes. Additional duties include coverage of home practices/contests and supervision of student workers. Other duties may be included on short term basis. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization with professional experience. A master’s degree and professional experience is preferred. Certification by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) and familiarity with NCAA rules and regulations is required.  Submit letter of application, resume and list of three references to Review of applications will begin immediately. EOE.

Faculty Positions Available

Coordinator of the Quantitative Literacy Program

Salem College invites qualified applicants with a Master's degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education for the position of coordinator of Salem's quantitative literacy program, beginning August 2014.  The coordinator's responsibilities include further developing the current program, managing a tutoring center, guiding student peer tutors, and serving the general quantitative needs of students across the curriculum during the academic year.  This is a full-time, renewable, academic support position housed in the Department of Mathematics and includes teaching responsibilities in that department.   Application materials should include an updated resumé or curriculum vitae, a letter of application, a statement of interest that includes information on the applicant's background in developing quantitative literacy skills at the collegiate level, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Please send all materials to  Electronic submission is preferred.  Letters should be addressed to Professor Deborah L. Harrell, Chair, Department of Mathematics, QL Search, Salem College, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.  Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

Salem College seeks a full-time Assistant Professor in Exercise Science to begin August, 2014. A Ph.D. or Ed.D., teaching experience, and a promising scholarly agenda are required. ACSM-HFS and NSCA-CSCS Certifications preferred. Teaching responsibilities include: Introduction to Exercise Science, Women in Sport, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, and Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation of Exercise. In addition, the ability to teach some of the following would be a plus: Exercise Physiology, Sport in Society, Philosophy and Fundamentals of Coaching Competitive Sport, Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries, Motor Development, and Senior Seminar. Additional duties include advising students and supervising internships and independent studies, serving as an academic advisor to students in the major, and departmental and committee service. 

Please send letter of application, vita, copies of graduate transcripts, a list of three references with their contact information, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Karen Avery Hixson, co-chair, Exercise Science Search Committee. Department of Exercise Science, Salem College, 601 S. Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Assistant Professor of Communication in the Department of Communication

Beginning August 2014.  Ph.D. in communication or a terminal degree in a related field is required.  We seek an outstanding teacher/scholar with expertise to teach in two or more of these areas: converged or digital media content creation, social media design and content creation, public speaking/oral communication, and intercultural/multicultural communication.  Ability to teach health communication or science communication is a plus.  Candidates should be committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates of all ages, have a promising scholarly agenda, and be flexible in providing day, evening, and hybrid/online instruction.

Send letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts, and contact information for three references to  Electronic submission is preferred.  Letters should be addressed to Dr. Carol Reese Dykers, chair, Department of Communication, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.  

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology

The Salem College Department of Sociology invites applications for occasional openings to teach courses part-time. Applicants should have relevant doctoral or master's degrees from accredited institutions. A terminal degree and some teaching experience at the college level are preferred. Please e-mail your letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Terry Smith, department chair, at and include the words “Sociology and Criminal Studies Adjunct Faculty” and your last name in the subject line of your e-mail.  EOE.

Adjunct Instructor of Accounting

The Salem College department of business and economics sometimes has need for part-time instructors who will teach primarily in the evening course schedule. We invite applications for potential openings in accounting to teach traditional "seated" accounting courses (not online courses).

Minimum qualifications for part-time instructors at Salem College are a doctoral or master's degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). A terminal degree is preferred, and degrees must be from accredited institutions. Significant business experience may substitute for academic credentials in some cases. If your qualifications meet the needs of the business and economics department for the fall and/or spring semesters, you will be contacted to discuss proposed teaching opportunities. Needs change from semester to semester. Please e-mail your letter of interest and resumé or curriculum vitae to Professor Ron Cardwell, department chair, at and be sure to include the words "B&E Adjunct Faculty Applicant-Accounting" and your last name in the subject line of your e-mail. EOE.

Administration Positions 

No open administration positions at this time.