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Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

Visiting Assistant Professor in German Studies

The Modern Language Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Position to teach German language, and post-war literature and culture courses applicants with a secondary focus on Jewish studies, Business German or European Studies are preferred. 

Requirements: PhD or ABD, demonstrated teaching excellence, native or near-native fluency and a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Teaching load 20-22 hours per academic year. For information on the German program, see http://www.rmc.edu/academics/german-major. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts and a statement of teaching philosophy to mimicarter@rmc.edu. Review of applications will begin December 4, and continue until the position has been filled. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Philadelphia in January 2017. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology

The Psychology Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position of one or more years to begin in Fall semester 2017. Applicants must hold an advanced degree in psychology at the time of appointment. Area of specialty is open; an emphasis in applied developmental, community, or health psychology is preferred. Teaching experience is also preferred. Successful candidates will be prepared to teach Research Methods as well as courses in their area of interest at introductory and upper levels. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating a potential to build an engaging undergraduate research program. Randolph-Macon is a selective, residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful Virginia piedmont in Ashland, Virginia, 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, DC. 
Review of applications will begin on January 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and future research plans, a diversity statement (describing how your background prepares you to incorporate diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service), and contact information for three individuals who can serve as references to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Visiting Psychology Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Kristen Klaaren (kklaaren@rmc.edu). Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Randolph-Macon College invites applicants for a one-year position in Computer Science (http://www.rmc.edu/departments/computer-science) at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor to begin in September 2017, with the possibility of extending it for one additional year. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or an M.S. in Computer Science for appointment at the rank of Instructor.

Applicants must be committed to high quality teaching at the undergraduate level in a small Liberal Arts environment. The successful applicant would be expected to teach introductory major and general education courses, with the possibility of teaching an elective in their area of interest. The teaching load is 21 credits or 24 contact hours (including laboratory hours) per year.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (official or photocopy), and three current letters of recommendation to Rance Necaise c/o Ms. Barbara Wirth at bwirth@rmc.edu. All materials should be in PDF format and submitted with the subject line Computer Science Search. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Randolph-Macon is a co-educational, residential, small liberal arts college in Ashland, Virginia, 15 minutes north of Richmond, 90 minutes south of Washington, DC, and 60 minutes from Williamsburg and Charlottesville. Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, statff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Visiting Faculty in Biology

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Biology to begin in September 2017. Applicants must hold an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biology or a related field; teaching experience is preferred. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach in an inquiry-driven introductory biology sequence. Candidates seeking to gain teaching experience in the liberal arts setting are encouraged to apply. 

Randolph-Macon is a selective liberal arts college located in the city of Ashland in the beautiful Virginia piedmont, just 15 miles north of Richmond, the state capitol. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three individuals who can serve as references to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Biology Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidates's last name and first initial. Randolph-Macon College values diversity and is committed to building a community which welcomes all persons, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Please see the Randolph-Macon Policy on Nondiscrimination for more information.

 

Staff Opportunities:

 

SYSTEMS ENGINEER – INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY

Randolph-Macon College, is currently seeking a systems engineer to provide instructional technology support services in an academic environment.  The primary focus for this position is setting up and maintaining college audio visual (AV) systems, presentation software, and end-user hardware and software used in a classroom setting.  Successful candidates will be able to show their ability and relevant experience for the following:  Setup and support the operation of media and presentation equipment used in classrooms and conference rooms; perform field maintenance on AV systems; plan classroom and meeting room installations; basic computer troubleshooting capabilities; configuration, maintenance and support for media switching technology with Flex and Crestron access panels. Experience with IT inventory and asset management is considered a plus.  Prefer candidates with a minimum of two years of work experience in an AV installation, maintenance and support role.  B.S. degree in Computer Science or related area required. A combination of relevant education and work experience may be considered for the degree requirement.  This position requires the use of a personal vehicle and current driver’s license.  Candidates must be capable of routinely lifting between 35-45 pounds and willing to climb ladders and scaffolding up to 25 feet high. The job requires the ability to push loaded equipment carts weighing up to 150 pounds.  The normal workweek is 37.5 hours, but this position may require an alternate work schedule to accommodate coverage requirements.  Employees in this position will expected to work weekends and evenings to provide technology support from time to time.  This position also includes an on-call rotation requirement.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has approximately 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/SysEngRMCScreening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

Randolph-Macon College, a private, co-educational liberal arts institution, invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Admissions.  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the primary focus of this full-time position is to work closely with the Director and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid in the planning and coordination of admissions programs and activities. 

Responsibilities include: Represent the College to prospective students, families, and high school counselors at high school and college programs; independently manages a recruitment territory, including creating recruiting travel schedule and analyzing recruitment and enrollment data from the territory to identify trends and new initiatives for future efforts; assists as needed in the planning and execution of admission and recruitment events and activities; reads and holistically evaluates applications for admission, including follow-up contacts with counselors and students as necessary; and conducts information session presentations and interviews prospective students, both on and off campus.  Qualifications: The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree and at least two years previous Admissions experience or experience working with high school or college students required; a genuine desire to work with students; a commitment to a private liberal arts education; and, a willingness to participate in recruitment initiatives that result in a diverse student body.  Excellent oral and written communications skills required in addition to the ability to prioritize and manage multiples tasks concurrently.  Must be willing to travel and work weekend and evening hours. 

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has approximately 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C.  Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/A-D-AdmissionsScreening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  

 

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR

Randolph-Macon College, a private, co-educational liberal arts institution, invites applications for the position of Admissions Counselor.  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the primary focus of this full-time position is to work closely with the Director and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid in the planning and coordination of admissions programs and activities. 

Responsibilities include: Represent the College to prospective students, families, and high school counselors at high school and college programs; independently manages a recruitment territory, including creating recruiting travel schedule and analyzing recruitment and enrollment data from the territory to identify trends and new initiatives for future efforts; assists as needed in the planning and execution of admission and recruitment events and activities; reads and holistically evaluates applications for admission, including follow-up contacts with counselors and students as necessary; and conducts information session presentations and interviews prospective students, both on and off campus.  Qualifications: The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree; a genuine desire to work with students; a commitment to a private liberal arts education; and, willingness to participate in recruitment initiatives that result in a diverse student body.  Excellent oral and written communications skills required in addition to the ability to prioritize and manage multiples tasks concurrently.  Must be willing to travel and work weekend and evening hours. 

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has approximately 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/Admissions-CounselorScreening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PERSONAL & CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Randolph-Macon College seeks a highly motivated leader to become the Executive Director of our highly successful Center for Personal and Career Development program, known as The EDGE. Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the successful individual will be a self-starter who is practiced at making business and constituency connections on the campus and in the community. The Executive Director will lead a staff, who together has established one of the premier collegiate job programs in the country.  The Executive Director will oversee Career Services, graduate school relations/placement and personal development programs. The Executive Director will also coordinate with the college’s pre-professional programs and Bassett Internship Program to maintain our extensive internship programs. Qualified individual will be instrumental in making corporate, governmental and non-profit connections to assist with internship development and student placement. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of successful program development and the ability to create new solutions in a continually challenging employment climate. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and demonstrated effectiveness in creating partnerships with business leaders required. Master’s degree in Counseling, Education, Business or related field would be helpful as well as demonstrated effectiveness in working with students. Fund-raising experience is also preferred.  Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1450 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.  To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at http://bit.ly/TheEdge-ExecDirector.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  

 

Director of Admissions 

Randolph-Macon College, a liberal arts institution of 1,450 undergraduate students, located in Ashland, Virginia, seeks a talented, innovative, and experienced enrollment professional for the position of Director of Admissions.  Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director will become part of a seasoned and collaborative team responsible for all aspects of recruitment, admission, financial aid, and enrollment planning.  Their efforts have helped grow enrollment more than 18% since 2010.

Responsibilities

The Director of Admissions will lead the new student recruitment team in their pursuit of strategic goals outlined in the comprehensive enrollment plan.  This will be primarily traditional first year and transfer student markets.  The Director will direct and oversee the professional staff while at the same time assisting the vice president for enrollment management in the development of short-range and long term outreach and recruitment activities.  The Director will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with on-campus partners, as well as key external constituents such as school counselors and community based organizations.  The Director must demonstrate knowledge of innovative contemporary enrollment practices, including the use of cutting-edge technologies, marketing to young adults, and analyzing data and trends.

Qualifications

  • A strong leader with a track record of collaboration with key stakeholders from all areas of the college
  • Commitment to leading recruitment initiatives that result in a diverse student body
  • Strong mentoring skills that promote staff professional growth and development
  • Experience making data-informed decisions linking budgets and expenditures to measurable outcomes
  • Experience with admissions customer relationship management tools
  • Has utilized both standard and creative new strategies and tactics to achieve enrollment goals
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and enhance a strong working relationship between enrollment management and athletics
  • Possess broad understanding of financial aid leveraging and its application to achieve desired enrollment and net tuition revenue goals
  • Promotes and supports open dialogue and transparency in all aspects of their work
  • Excellent communication skills with both the written and spoken word
  • Approachable; accountable; a person of integrity and high moral character
  • Ability to connect with and foster diverse and inclusive networks
  • Experience with developing and maintaining a culture of hospitality and customer first in their dealings with students and families
  • Ability to implement admission policy, processes, and outcomes that are consistent with established enrollment goals and College mission
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • 5 – 7 years of progressively responsible experience in private college admissions

The College

Located on 116 scenic acres, the College blends outstanding academic, residential, athletic, and recreational facilities with the charm of small town living.  Within a short distance of campus, students, faculty, and staff can also enjoy the diversity of rural life or a fast-paced urban setting.  Most students reside on campus and possess multiple housing choices thanks to recent fund raising success and new facilities.  They may select from over 30 different majors and a wide choice of minors, concentrations, and pre-professional options.  The college is selective in its admission and has both early action and regular decision plans.  Student-athletes participate in 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division III level.   The Edge – a distinctive four-year career preparation program – is a distinguishing feature that assists Randolph-Macon students in a competitive job market.  An extremely loyal alumni base, which ranks 15th nationally among all colleges and universities in alumni giving, also form a helpful career network for recent graduates.

Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Application

RH Perry and Associates is assisting Randolph-Macon College with the search for the Director of Admissions.  Interested candidates seeking additional information or having a confidential conversation about this opportunity may contact:

Thomas DaRin, Senior Consultant at tom.darin@rhperry.com or 585 451-9385

 or

Paul Doeg, President and COO at pauldoeg@rhperry.com or 406 220-2129

RH Perry and Associates

206 East Chestnut Street

Asheville, NC 28801

To apply for the position candidates must submit the following documents in Microsoft Word or PDF format:  a current curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, and contact information for three professional references to Email: RMCDirAdmis@rhperry.com by May 12, 2017.          

 

Director of Enrollment Operations 

Randolph-Macon College, a liberal arts institution of 1,450 undergraduate students, located in Ashland, Virginia, seeks a talented, innovative, and experienced enrollment professional for the position of Director of Enrollment Operations.  Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Director of Enrollment Operations is a key member of the senior enrollment management leadership team. The Director will oversee an enrollment management operation in support of Randolph-Macon College’s admissions and financial aid functions. This position will manage enrollment data, communications flows and operations. The successful candidate will be a leader who is a strategic thinker who can design technology-supported solutions to implement admissions and financial aid strategies.

The Director of Enrollment Operations is responsible for a comprehensive workflow across units associated with the enrollment process with a commitment to superior internal and external communications and ongoing efficiencies and effectiveness.  This position is designed to help the recruitment team leverage the “high tech” to deliver the “high touch” that is the hallmark of the Randolph-Macon educational experience.

The Director will work collaboratively with the College’s Information & Technology Services department, Registrar, student billing and Marketing & Communications departments. This position will assist and mentor internal staff by administering end user support for the various technologies utilized within the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.  The Director will coordinate the design, implementation and maintenance of SLATE, a customer relationship management (CRM) tool, and other critical technologies, including, but not limited to: Segment Analysis Service and PowerFaids.  The Director will develop and maintain appropriate quality control for accurate delivery of business operations and processes.  The Director will work collaboratively with campus partners and vendors to implement new initiatives related to operations and technology to drive a culture of innovation and creativity that is critical to enrollment success in today’s dynamic and competitive environment.   This position will also have supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Progressive experience and demonstrated ability in database management, research, and analysis in admissions or other higher education functions.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with the execution and management of student records and CRM information systems; experience with SLATE a plus.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn SQL coding a plus.
  • Ability to design, produce, track, analyze and interpret statistical data for admissions and enrollment on-going decision-making.
  • Proven success in managing and coordinating multiple concurrent projects.
  • Goal-oriented with strong initiative, imagination and organizational qualities.
  • Strong belief in collaborative efforts within the enrollment management team and with other administrative and faculty areas.
  • Strength in providing support and training to colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and lead staff with skills in fostering a spirit of cooperation to accomplish common goals.
  • Open to professional growth and development through participation in continuing education, professional organizations, seminars and workshops, reading current literature and maintaining professional contacts in the community.
  • Experience with initiating efforts to evaluate and develop new initiatives to improve enrollment outcomes.
  • Be innovative in efforts and communications that seek to attract minority students to strengthen diversity among the student body.
  • A commitment to R-MC’s core mission, that “a Randolph-Macon College liberal arts education develops the mind and character of each student.”
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.

The College

Located on 116 scenic acres, the College blends outstanding academic, residential, athletic, and recreational facilities with the charm of small town living.  Within a short distance of campus, students, faculty, and staff can also enjoy the diversity of rural life or a fast-paced urban setting.  Most students reside on campus and possess multiple housing choices thanks to recent fund raising success and new facilities.  They may select from over 30 different majors and a wide choice of minors, concentrations, and pre-professional options.  The college is selective in its admission and has both early action and regular decision plans.  Student-athletes participate in 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division III level.   The Edge – a distinctive four-year career preparation program – is a distinguishing feature that assists Randolph-Macon students in a competitive job market.  An extremely loyal alumni base, which ranks 15th nationally among all colleges and universities in alumni giving, also form a helpful career network for recent graduates.

Randolph-Macon College, an equal opportunity employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Application

RH Perry and Associates is assisting Randolph-Macon College with the search for the Director of Admissions.  Interested candidates seeking additional information or having a confidential conversation about this opportunity may contact:

Thomas DaRin, Senior Consultant at tom.darin@rhperry.com or 585 451-9385

or

Paul Doeg, President and COO at pauldoeg@rhperry.com or 406 220-2129

RH Perry and Associates

206 East Chestnut Street

Asheville, NC 28801

To apply for the position candidates must submit the following documents in Microsoft Word or PDF format:  a current curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, and contact information for three professional references to Email: RMCDirectorEmOps@rhperry.com by May 12, 2017.