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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 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.

Residential Coordinator (RC)

Department:  Office of Residence Life
Compensation: Competitive salary (10-month period), furnished apartment (all utilities including cable), meal plan, reserved parking space.

Position Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and previous experience working in residence life required. A master’s degree in student affairs or related field strongly preferred.
Anticipated Start Date: August 1, 2014

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume electronically to julie.collins@salem.edu. No phone calls please. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Salem is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

The Residential Coordinator’s (RC) role is to create a sense of community within the residence halls by valuing, supporting, challenging and empowering students to grow and develop through their relationships with others in accordance with the Salem College mission “to develop the unique potential of each individual student”.

  1. Staff Supervision Responsibilities
    1. Resident Assistant (RA) Staff:
      1. Supervise approximately 7-8 student leader staff members
      2. Conduct weekly staff meetings
      3. Conduct individual weekly “one-on-one” meetings
      4. Conduct in-service training as needed
      5. Participate in RA recruitment process in the Spring
      6. Assist with two weeks of training prior to fall semester
      7. Conduct RA evaluations
      8. Develop and revise job descriptions
      9. Help to revise RC manual
      10. Coordinate RC on-call schedule
    2. Desk Worker Staff:
      1. Supervise approximately 5 – 10 work study positions
      2. Work with the desk manager to train and supervise desk workers
      3. Work with the desk manager to compile a front desk schedule
      4. Oversee the programming efforts in the lobby spaces
      5. Oversee the purchasing and financial responsibilities of the desk space
      6. Ensure the security of the desk space and lobby area
  2. Administrative Responsibilities
    1.  Coordinate the administrative, management, personnel and facilities functions of residence hall(s)
    2. Housing Assignments
      1. Assist the assistant dean of students with the room selection process
      2. Manage housing changes within residence halls according to the mediation process
      3. Keep up-to-date records of any room changes within the residence halls
      4. Send weekly housing updates to the assistant dean of students and the administrative assistant to the dean of students  
      5. Prepare end-of-year billing information for room damages
    3. Manage residence hall operations budget in conjunction with the secretary/treasurer of the residence halls
    4. Work 20 hours per week in RC office during the normal workday
    5. Work 10 hours per week in the Office of the Dean of Students, providing professional office management assistance and administrative support for residence life and student life programs and services, including supervision and delegation of appropriate tasks to student workers
    6. Regularly assess effectiveness of residence hall programs and goals
    7. Prepare end-of-year report on goals achieved by the residence life program
    8. Residence Life staff member
      1. Attend weekly RC staff meetings.
      2. Attend weekly “one-on-one” supervisory meetings with the assistant dean of students
      3. Participate in on-call rotation for emergency response plan for the entire campus
      4. Serve as a member of the Early Alert team to identify, track and develop plans for support for student academic persistence
    9. Open and close the residence halls at each break period and the beginning and end of the year.
      1. Track students on campus over breaks
      2. Ensure halls are empty at designated times
      3. Prepare halls for opening at beginning of year
      4. Track any damage and improper check-out fines
  3. Developmental and Educational Programming
    1. Oversee coordination of educational programs in the residence halls in support of the mission, vision and values of the College
    2. Work closely with the Assistant Dean of Students to develop a residential curriculum of annual programs that complements the learning outcomes goals of the Salem Signature program in the academic curriculum and addresses the developmental needs of traditional-age residential college students
    3. Provide staff training around topics related to student development and pertinent student life issues
    4. Provide training to student leaders centered around diversity, inclusion and social justice
  4. Individual Student Responsibilities
    1. Provide regular communication with students and parents regarding housing and personal issues
    2. Maintain a high level of student contact and availability
    3. Manage interpersonal student issues
      1. Provide informal counseling for student issues
      2. Provide conflict mediation
      3. Make referrals to professional staff, as deemed necessary
      4. Mediate issues related to roommate contracts
    4. Consistently and effectively confront inappropriate behavior by residents and guests
    5. Complete formal incident reports regarding policy violations and submit them to the assistant dean of students in a timely manner
    6. Respond to situations in the hall, even when not technically “on duty”
    7. Be on campus for any “all staff” weekend as designated by the assistant dean of students at the beginning of the year
  5. Student Conduct Responsibilities
    1. Administer minor level student conduct hearings
    2. Craft hearing letters and sanction letters
    3. Keep accurate records of student conduct files
  6. Other Duties as Assigned
    1. Administer programs and committee work as assigned by the assistant dean of students.
    2. Liaison with physical plant/ facilities for decisions related to maintenance in residential facilities.
    3. Assist with College recruitment efforts such as admissions events, convocations and special events, as needed

Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life & Student Conduct

Salem College, a residential liberal arts college for women in Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking applications for the Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life & Student Conduct. The Assistant Dean is a member of the student affairs senior administrative team. The position oversees the Residence Life program and student conduct process, both grounded in a social justice model, assists the dean of students with assessment, educational programming and outreach, and oversees retention initiatives, such as the Early Alert program.

Job Description

The Director will:

  • Recruit, train and supervise four fulltime, live-in professional Residential Coordinators and 27 Resident Assistants (RAs)
  • Coordinate the housing selection process
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings, one-on-one meetings and monthly RA in-service programs
  • Manage electronic housing database
  • Regularly assess effectiveness of Residence Life programs and goals
  • Infuse the Residence Life program with critical cross-cultural initiatives that promote the celebration of diversity, while increasing the awareness, knowledge, and skills necessary to realize and sustain an inclusive campus community
  • Liaison with Physical Plant/Director of Administration & Planning/Director of Facilities regarding decisions related to maintenance and renovation projects in residential facilities
  • Assign all incident reports to the appropriate student conduct hearing body
  • Train and advise the student Judicial Council which hears cases related to residence life and social policy violations
  • Work closely with the Chief of Public Safety regarding training staff and officers for emergency response on campus
  • Assist the Dean of Students in conducting administrative hearings for student conduct violations
  • Convene weekly retention (Early Alert) meetings with representatives from academic affairs, student affairs and athletics; manage Early Alert system database that tracks individual plans of support for students who are at risk of leaving the College
  • Track and assess student retention
  • Collaborate with faculty to link learning outcome goals of the Salem Signature academic curriculum with the residential and holistic learning mission of the institution; develop a complementary residential curriculum of annual educational programs that address the developmental needs of traditional-age college students
  • Oversee Residence Life social media communications that foster student engagement in the campus community
  • Manage the operations budget for Residence Life
  • Serve on the Student Affairs directors’ on-call emergency response rotation for senior staff
  • Assist with coordination of professional development programs for student affairs staff members
  • Assist with institutional programs such as Orientation, Family Weekend, Admissions events and parent panels
  • Be deputized to manage responsibilities for the Dean of Students in her absence
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Minimum of a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration or College Student Development; Doctorate preferred;

Minimum of five years of experience in Residence Life & Housing;

Background and working knowledge of best practices in creating inclusive residential communities, 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;

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

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

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is August 15, 2014.

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.

Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

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.

Assistant Director of Custodial Services

Department:  Physical Plant

Immediate Supervisor:  Director of Physical Plant

Summary Statement:  The Assistant Director of Custodial Services is responsible for the management and supervision of the custodial department operations.   

Job Description

The assistant director will:

  1. Plan, organize, coordinate and oversee day-to-day custodial operations.
  2. Supervise the performance of all custodial personnel; evaluates performance after consulting with the director of physical plant; assigns and reviews work.
  3. Develops and prepares work schedules; prioritizes and coordinates duties and assignments of custodial crew; assures effective workflow and operations; and adjusts work schedules as necessary.
  4. Communicates with campus personnel, vendors, sales representatives, and others.
  5. Reviews and revises work methods and procedures to assure efficiency, cost effectiveness, and compliance with established regulations, policies and standards.
  6. Plans and delivers custodial in-service programs, presentations and workshops as directed.
  7. Assures proper and efficient custodial facility services, including ordering of supplies and materials.
  8. Participates in the selection of new personnel as assigned; recommends and participates in disciplinary action as needed; provides review and submittal of payroll.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Management and supervisory experience with a minimum of seven years preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, management and creative problem-solving skills; sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines; self-directed

 (Updated 6/26/2014)

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to:

Goldia Anderson: goldia.anderson@salem.edu OR

Salem Academy & College
Attn: Goldia Anderson
601 South Church Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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.
 

Requirements

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 julie.collins@salem.edu.

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.

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

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.  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 ron.cardwell@salem.edu 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.