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Employment at Salem College

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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.

Download an employment application for any of the positions below.

Applications and resumes should be mailed to Salem Academy and College at the email address specified in the posting.

Open Positions

Head Coach – Cheerleading

The role of the Cheerleading Coach is to teach the cheerleading squad to promote school spirit and to encourage athletic teams. Salem College sees the role of the Cheerleading Coach as being someone who has a high level of knowledge in coaching the sport of cheerleading, can develop/choreograph cheers and cheer dances, teach cheers, dances, and technique to cheer team members, and serve as a role model to Salem students. Ideally it will be someone who can coach our students in a non-competitive style and help them keep a balance in all aspects of their lives, academically, socially, mentally and physically. Currently this team is not a team that performs stunts.

Head Swimming Coach and Aquatics Coordinator

The Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator is a dual role which has oversight of pool and facility maintenance and coaches the Swim Team. This person will need to be able to solve on-the-job issues by utilizing effective critical thinking and decision-making skills and possess the ability to work with diverse populations. The Head Swim Coach and Aquatics Coordinator must be able to enforce pool policies and be able to communicate effectively why policies are in place. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position that reports to the Director of Athletics.

Executive Director of Residential Life

The Executive Director of Residential Life (ED) is integral to the Salem Academy and College Residential Life and Student Affairs teams. The ED is responsible for both entities’ leadership and development of the residential life program. This role is vital to the emotional life and academic support of students and oversees one residence hall for Academy students and five for College students, with an overall capacity of 300+ beds.

Admissions Counselor

The Admissions Counselor promotes Salem Academy and College to prospective students and organizations. Responsibilities include working to increase inquiries and convert applications into enrolled students and managing a recruitment territory by contacting, visiting, and informing prospective students about the Academy and College’s culture, mission, and life on campus.

Director of Athletics

Responsible for leading the athletic department in meeting the enrollment, competition, academic, and well-being goals associated with athletics.

Graduate Assistant - Athletics (Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming)

The Athletic Graduate Assistant will serve as an assistant coach (Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming).

Head Coach - Softball

The Head Coach will develop, implement and manage the overall day-to-day operations of the women’s softball program, including teaching skills and strategies for the specific sport during practice and games in the traditional and non-traditional seasons.

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Salem Work Life

At Salem College we know our employees work hard. It’s important that we consider a holistic approach to make sure our employees are healthy and happy. That’s why we strive to offer competitive medical benefits, lifelong learning opportunities, appropriate sick and family leave options and retirement planning.

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Salem Employment Benefits

Eligibility to Participate

A new full-time employee is eligible to enroll in the group benefits plans effective the first day of the month following or coincident with one month of full-time employment.

Benefits Offered:
  • Direct Deposit of Paychecks
  • Elder Care Choices
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Group Dental Plan
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Group Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Healthcare Savings Account
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Remission
  • Vision Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Cancer Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance with Long-term Care Rider
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Additional Benefits and Perks

  • Nationwide Pet Insurance
  • Reduced meals in the Refectory and Cafe
  • Fitness Center Access with Pool
  • Discount in Mercantile (Salem Academy and College store)
  • Free Parking
  • Vacation, if eligible
  • Holidays
  • Sick leave, if eligible

For more information contact the Human Resources Office (

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination based on sex in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. To ensure compliance with Title IX and other federal and state civil rights laws, Salem College has developed internal policies that prohibit discrimination and sexual harassment on the basis of sex, such as sexual misconduct and sexual violence.

Salem College reaffirms its belief that its educational philosophy, goals, and the quest for knowledge can only flourish in an atmosphere free from sexual harassment. Salem College opposes any and all forms of sexual harassment and will continually take steps necessary for the prevention of such behavior.

Department Staff:

Orielle Hope – Title IX Coordinator and Director of Human Resources and Benefits

Nicole Gatto – Deputy Title IX Coordinator & Director of Student Support and Conduct

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Salem Academy and College, in furtherance of its values as an educational institution and in compliance with civil rights laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, *sex, *gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, veteran status or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law in admission, treatment, access to, or employment in its programs and activities.

Discrimination and harassment are antithetical to the values and standards of the Salem community; are incompatible with the safe, healthy environment that the Salem community expects and deserves and will not be tolerated. Salem is committed to providing programs, activities, and an education and work environment free from discrimination and harassment. Salem is also committed to fostering a community that promotes prompt reporting and fair and timely resolution of those behaviors.
Inquiries concerning discrimination or harassment based on a protected characteristic or status other than sex should be referred to:
For Employees: The Director of Human Resources and Benefits and Title IX Coordinator at or 336-917-5721
For Academy Students: The Head of School, Kris Porazzi Sorrells, at or 336-917-5524
For College Students: The Chief Campus Culture Officer and Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, AJ Mazaris, at or 336-917-5268 (for College students).
Inquiries concerning sex discrimination and harassment should be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Orielle Hope, at or 336-917-5721.

*As an all-girls school, Salem Academy admits only female students as permitted by law. As a women’s college, Salem College admits students who were assigned female at birth or identify as a woman in its undergraduate program as permitted by law. In its continuing education and graduate programs, Salem College does not restrict admission on the basis of sex or gender identity/expression.

Transparency in Coverage

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