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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

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.

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. 

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 Professior in the Department of Sociology

Salem College, a liberal arts college for women in Winston-Salem, NC, seeks an assistant professor in the Department 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 

Dean of the Fleer Center for Adult Education

Salem College is accepting applications for the position of dean of the Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education.  Position will begin, ideally, on January 1, 2015.  The dean of the Fleer Center is an academic leader who provides strategic direction and administers the undergraduate program for approximately four hundred adult students.  Master’s degree is required; terminal degree is preferred.  Preference given to a candidate with a background and demonstrated success in adult higher education, student recruitment and advising, enrollment management, program growth and assessment, personnel supervision and organization management.  Strong communication skills and ability to work with diverse constituencies on campus and in the community are a necessity.  Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references and a statement on philosophy of leadership for adult education programs.  Please submit applications to 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, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Salem College offers a number of special programs including Women in Science and Mathematics, the Center for Women Writers, the Center for Women in Business, Courses for Community, graduate programs in education, and cultural events through its art galleries, dance studio, School of Music and visiting artist and speaker series.