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.
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. EOE.
Faculty Positions Available
Assistant Professor in American History
Primary specialization in antebellum America. Position begins August 2014. A Ph.D., teaching experience, and a promising scholarly agenda are required. Teaching responsibilities include the survey of American history to 1877 and upper-level courses in American women’s history and African-American history. The ability to teach one or more of the following would be a plus: public history, the trans-Atlantic world, sub-Saharan Africa and/or Latin America. There will also be opportunities to develop new courses. Faculty are expected to teach interdisciplinary courses in the Salem Signature program. Please send letter of application, vita, copies of graduate transcripts, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy to email@example.com. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Thomas, chair, History Search Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101. Review of applications begins October 15 and continues until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at the January meeting of the AHA. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 and Criminal Studies
The Salem College Department of Sociology and Criminal Studies 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
No administrative positions are open at this time.