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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

Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Instructor

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Salem College is seeking applicants for a full-time, ten-month position for a lab coordinator and instructor. A master’s degree in chemistry or biochemistry is required. Experience in one of the following combinations is desirable: environmental-analytical chemistry or inorganic-physical chemistry or organic-biochemistry.

Lab coordinator responsibilities include, but are not restricted to: preparation for and supervision of general chemistry and general physics labs in fall and spring semesters and preparation for biochemistry lab in the spring term, coordination of the ordering of materials and supplies for the department, supervision of work-study students, routine maintenance of instrumentation, and maintenance of the inventory and MSDS for all chemicals.

In addition to lab supervision, the lab coordinator and instructor will teach one section of General Chemistry I and one other course per year, depending on need and the individual’s background. 

Candidates should provide a letter of interest containing a summary of relevant experience, a curriculum vitae, and copies of pertinent transcripts. These should be sent to suzi.moore@salem.edu. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Dr. George F. McKnight, Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics, 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.

Certified Nursing Assistant

Salem Academy and College, located in the Old Salem area of Winston-Salem, is seeking a Certified Nursing Assistant with office/receptionist experience and phlebotomy tech certification. This position reports directly to the Director of Health Services.

Candidates should have 2-4 years of experience in a medical office setting. Phlebotomy tech certification required. Experience with insurance and North Carolina Immunization Reporting systems helpful but not required.

This full-time 10 month position runs August 1st through May 31st. Work hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is a possibility of part-time hours in June and July.

Founded in 1772, Salem Academy and College is the oldest institution of higher education for women and girls in the United States.

As a full-time employee, you will qualify for health insurance, dental, vision, and a 403b retirement plan. Salem is an equal-opportunity employer.

If you wish to apply, please send electronic copies of cover letter, résumé, and names of three references to Laina Smith at laina.smith@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 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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