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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.

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

Coordinator of Cultural Events and Courses for Community

The Coordinator of Cultural Events and Courses for Community oversees cultural programming and non-credit courses offered by Salem College to enrich the campus community. This full-time, ten-month position reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Dean of the College.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, plan, and implement programs sponsored by the Office of Cultural Events and/or Academic Affairs. Event planning includes, but is not limited to, negotiating and signing contracts; processing payments; scheduling guest activities to include meals and meetings with students, class sessions, receptions, etc.; arranging travel and lodging for guests; placing catering orders; reserving facilities; managing events on site; and more.
  • Work with administrators, faculty, and staff to integrate cultural event offerings across academic disciplines. Solicit recommendations for guest speakers/performers to enhance the academic experience of the student body and enrich the community. When appropriate, work with relevant constituencies in the community and region to strengthen programs on campus.
  • Oversee the coordination of the annual Celebration of Academic Excellence, and assist with the Graduate Education Symposium.
  • Oversee contractual arrangements, planning, and coordination for events in the June Porter Johnson Series for the Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Direct and oversee all operations of Courses for Community, including soliciting and selecting courses and instructors for the fall, spring, and summer; preparing catalog text; processing paperwork for instructor appointments and payments; scheduling classrooms; handling registrations and fee payments; and processing and reviewing class evaluations.
  • Manage the budgets for the programs, and maintain annual budget records.
  • Solicit and coordinate information from various departments and offices for the fall and spring cultural events catalogs, and assist the Office of Communications and Public Relations in preparation of the catalogs.
  • Work with the Office of Communications and Public Relations on all publications, advertising, and promotional materials for Cultural Events and Courses for Community. Post events on college and community websites, and maintain the Cultural Events and Courses for Community web pages.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This full-time, ten-month position will include some evening hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; experience in cultural events planning or curricular programming in higher education strongly preferred. Position requires a detail-oriented individual with exceptional organizational skills who can work under minimal supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and facility using Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Familiarity with Salem College is an asset.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a résumé with the names and contact information for three professional references to Ms. Ramona Raines, Office of the Dean of the College, at ramona.raines@salem.edu. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Susan Calovini, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Dean of the College.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Director of Annual Giving

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 Director of Annual Giving is responsible for the planning, oversight and execution of annual giving for Salem Academy and College. The Director will be responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors. The Director will develop and implement a strategic plan to increase annual giving and identify major gift donors.

A bachelor’s degree is required with at least two years of fundraising experience with particular emphasis on individual solicitation via direct mail, email, phonathon, social media, special events and personal solicitation.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 August 15, 2014. Inquiries and applications will be held in confidence. Send materials to: Director of Annual Giving Search, Office of Institutional Advancement, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101; Fax (336) 917-5556; e-mail:melissa.wilson@salem.edu.

Collegiate Assistant Softball Coach

Salem College, a NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Great South Athletic Conference, is seeking a part-time assistant softball coach.

The assistant softball coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach in the daily operations and overall administration of an NCAA Division III softball program. Duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, coaching, scouting opponents, administrative assistance and coordination of camps, clinics and community outreach. The assistant softball coach will serve as the softball camps and clinics coordinator and will work under the direct supervision of the head coach to establish market, recruit and manage a consistent offering of camps, clinics and individual lessons each year.

Submit letter of application, resume and list of three references to Scott Long, Head Softball Coach, at Scott.Long@salem.edu. This is a part-time position offering a commission based salary determined as a generous percentage of camps, clinics and individual lessons revenue.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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: george.morales@salem.edu OR
Salem Academy & College
Attn: George Morales
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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 eddie.stevens@salem.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. EOE.

Faculty Positions Available

Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Teacher Education

Salem College announces a tenure-track position for an assistant professor of education in the Department of Teacher Education, beginning August 2015. A doctoral degree in Education is required; field experience in education is strongly preferred. Must be flexible in providing face-to-face, hybrid and online instruction and available for evening and day classes. Teaching excellence and scholarly potential are essential. Expertise in middle school/high school and literacy education is a plus. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of classes at the undergraduate and master’s-degree level, advising students, contributing to the life of the department and providing service to the campus community. Send application letter, CV, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three references to ramona.raines@salem.edu. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters may be addressed to Education Search Committee Chair, Salem College, 601 S. Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Review of applications begins January 21, 2013. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Salem College provides a four-year liberal arts experience to a diverse and vibrant undergraduate student body. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1, average class size is twelve, and full- and part-time faculty number approximately one hundred. The college offers a number of special programs including a January term featuring study trips and experimental courses, the Women in Science and Mathematics Program, the Center for Women Writers, the Center for Women in Business, graduate programs in education and the Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Salem College seeks an assistant professor of sociology. Position begins August 2015, but an earlier appointment may be possible. The candidate should be able to teach core courses in sociology, including social statistics. Other areas of specialization are open. A Ph.D. in sociology, evidence of teaching excellence and a promising scholarly agenda are required. ABD considered but doctoral degree must be in hand by August 2015.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio (philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, sample syllabi), unofficial graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to gerry.hayes@salem.edu. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Professor Teresa Rust Smith, chair, Sociology Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminal Studies, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, applications should be received before October 31, 2014. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Salem College 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 Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education.

Assistant Professor in Political Science

Salem College seeks an assistant professor in political science with primary specializations in public policy and American politics. Position begins August 2015. A Ph.D., teaching experience and a promising scholarly agenda are required. Teaching responsibilities include the introduction to public policy, American politics and policy, state, regional and local government, gender politics and policy, research methods and upper level courses in political thought, theory and ethics. There will be opportunities to develop new courses. Faculty are also 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 gerry.hayes@salem.edu. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Associate Professor David Foley, chair, Political Science 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. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and under-represented minorities to apply.

Salem College 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 Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education.

Adjunct Instructor of Business

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 business to teach traditional "seated" courses in business, including marketing, international marketing, international business, business law, finance, accounting, economics, and health care management (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 Dr. Eve Rapp, department chair, at eve.rapp@salem.edu and be sure to include the words "B&E Adjunct Faculty Applicant-Business" and your last name in the subject line of your e-mail. EOE.

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 teresa.smith@salem.edu and include the words “Sociology and Criminal Studies Adjunct Faculty” and your last name in the subject line of your e-mail.

Administration Positions

No open positions at this time.

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