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As an employee of Newberry College, you will be part of a 160+ year tradition of respected education. Our employees are preparing graduates to succeed every day!

Newberry College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, gender, veteran status, genetic characteristic, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Newberry College encourages a diversity of applicants.  Foreign Nationals should indicate current United States immigration status when submitting application materials.

Please follow the links below to view positions in your area of interest.


Faculty

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Newberry College (SC) seeks a visionary, entrepreneurial Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences to lead the newly formed Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record as an innovator in higher education, specifically focused on transforming classrooms into active, engaging learning environments.  They will place high value on promoting a culture of creativity and expression.  The Dean has primary responsibility for enhancing the quality of programming in the division and advocating for the value of a liberal arts education both internally and externally.  They should be able to work closely with the Dean’s Council to advance the connectivity of the liberal arts to the college’s outstanding professional programs.  They will also work closely with faculty within the new division to develop a shared vision for the future.

The successful candidate will understand the changing and diverse nature of incoming students.  They will lead division faculty to design and deliver programming that is relevant, active, and engaging to all students.  They understand how to engage students through personalized pedagogy which utilizes a broad range of alternative strategies to help students grasp the material, connect it to their passion, and build confidence in themselves. The successful candidate will be relentless in leading the development of curriculum, pedagogy, faculty development, and evaluation which celebrates diversity and enhances inclusivity and belonging.  

The successful candidate will be an innovative leader who will develop and articulate a vision and strategy.  They will be able to implement the institutional and division strategic plans on time and within budget.  

The Dean will be a tireless advocate for the value of the liberal arts in a challenging higher education environment.  They will balance the role of the division in delivering high quality academic majors and engaging and relevant coursework for non-majors working to give breadth and meaning to their studies.  The successful candidate will be a transparent leader, understanding their role in shared governance.  They will be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills, adept at working with diverse audiences including faculty, staff, students, administration, community members, grantors, etc.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: This position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  The dean will hold an administrative appointment with faculty rank, will teach two courses per year and advise a small number of students.  They are a member of the Dean’s Council, the senior Academic leadership team.

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
A terminal degree with experience appropriate to an appointment to a rank of Associate or Full Professor with an exceptional record of accomplishment in the areas of teaching, creativity, and professional service. A change management leadership mindset. Prior administrative leadership including budgeting, policy review and formation, supervising staff, and revenue generation (fundraising, grants, community partnerships etc.). Understanding of strategic planning:  developing, prioritizing, and delivering division goals and objectives. Excellent communication skills. A record of working across administrative units to achieve institutional strategic initiatives. An entrepreneurial mind-set to problem solving, resource generation, and fiscal responsibility. Excellence in program assessment and review. A record of success in recruiting and retaining underrepresented faculty, staff, and students. A record of meaningful collaboration with external constituents including advisory panels, grantors.

 

APPLICATION: Letter of interest and resume should be emailed to Human Resources at human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject " DEAN OF ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES."

Position description: Applications are invited for adjunct instructor, English, available Fall 2022, to teach up to 9 credit hours (i.e., 3 sections) of first-year composition.

Salary: College scale.

About Newberry College: Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Synod of South Carolina and Adjacent States, the college has maintained its association with the Lutheran church. Today, Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through a supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation, and engaged citizenship in the global society. Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in English (preferred) or master’s in English (required). Experience in college and/or university teaching preferred.

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send:

  • C.V.
  • letter of interest, and
  • contact information for three professional references.

The successful candidate will be asked to submit official transcripts of graduate coursework. Electronic application materials should be emailed to Professor David Rachels at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include “Adjunct Instructor, English” in the subject line.


Staff

JOB DESCRIPTION

In coordination with the Senior Associate Athletic Director and the Director of Compliance, responsible for the organization, administration, education, and supervision of Newberry College Athletic Department Office of Compliance. In coordination with the Associate Dean for Student-Athlete Success, assist in leading and coordinating the institution’s student success initiatives for student-athletes.    Full time, Permanent.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Primary contact for inputting and completing NCAA transfer portal information.
  • Confirm that camp material meets all NCAA requirements.
  • Confirm that committed PSA have met NCAA requirements for press releases.
  • Monitor Declaration of Playing Season.
  • Monitor Countable Athletic Related Activity (CARA).
  • Work with athletic staff to fully integrate Front Rush software.
  • Coordinate academic support services for student-athletes with the Center for Student Success
  • Assist with implementing the institution’s Howl 4 Life program

SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in gathering and uploading information and data for both SAAW (Student athlete academic waivers), IEW (initial eligibility waivers), Legislative Relief Waivers, and PTD waivers.
  • Assist in the process of academic certification:
  • Help input and review academic information for student-athletes.
  • Help generate Eligibility Reports and Squad list for review by Associate AD for compliance, Financial Aid, Registrar, Athletic Director and Faculty Athletic Representative.
  • Assist with the continuing education of all student athletes, coaches, and staff of Newberry College.
  • Assist with Investigating and reporting all NCAA violations.
  • Assist in creating educational materials for staff meetings.
  • Work with Newberry PACE (Pathway to Achieving College Excellence), the program for first-year student athletes who need academic support
  • Assist with retention efforts for the athletic department, serving on the Retention Action Group (RAG)
  • Work with CSS to develop and assess academic enrichment/study hall programs
  • Assist with any additional tasks designated to me by the Athletic Director or Associate Athletic Director for compliance.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree in related field required, master’s degree preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications. Ability to work nights and weekends. Experience with NCAA applications and Front Rush preferred.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Assistant Director of Athletic Compliance and Student Athlete Success.”

JOB DESCRIPTION

Part-time Strength and Conditioning Intern will report to the Director of Strength, Conditioning, and Sports Performance and collaborate with coaches and staff to achieve the overall mission of Newberry College and the athletic department.  This postion is for 29 hours per week.  Compensation includes $1,000 per month, housing, and on campus meals in the cafe.  Interns will be allowed to work a part-time job provided it does not conflict with their assigned team’s training schedule and other related Newberry strength and conditioning duties.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Design, implement, and manage in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs for multiple men’s and women’s Olympic sports.
  • Assist with the daily operation of the football strength and conditioning program as needed.
  • Communicate daily with sports medicine staff regarding athletes’ health and return to play progress.
  • Collaborate with sport coaches of assigned teams to monitor athlete training loads (including sport-specific training and strength and conditioning) and athletic development.
  • Assist with the daily upkeep and maintenance of two athletic weight rooms.
  • Maintain professional working relationships with athletic training, academics, and respective coaching staffs
  • Other duties, as assigned, relevant to efficiently operating the strength, conditioning, and sports performance program.

 

APPLICANTS

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Human.Resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Strength and Conditioning Intern: Part-Time.”

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Admission Counselor is a full-time position that focuses on the recruitment of prospective students, the review of applications, and active participation in yield activities to ensure enrollment of a talented and diverse class. The Admission Counselor engages with high schools and community colleges in an assigned area and manages the interactions and various forms of communication with students, parents, high school counselors and alumni in that region. On campus, the Admission Counselor conducts information sessions, confers with admitted students/families and contributes to the success of visitation/recruitment programs. Collegial interaction with several College departments and external partners is on-going. Some evening and weekend work will be required so the Admission Counselor must be committed to working flexible hours to meet office and team needs. Additional special projects may be assigned by the Director of Admission as needed.


JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Manage a recruitment territory (both international and domestic), including roughly six to eight weeks of occasional travel and virtual engagement for recruitment.
  • Create and implement recruitment strategies to achieve recruitment goals.
  • Utilize data systems in the recruitment process.
  • Handle admissions office correspondence on a daily basis.
  • Communicate with a wide spectrum of constituencies including but not limited to students, parents, guidance counselors, alumni, current students, and community-based organizations.
  • Counsel prospective students and families in all aspects of the admission process.
  • Organize work to provide maximum time for follow-up by telephone and other forms of contact, to secure a specified number of campus visits, applications, acceptances, deposits and matriculations with some projects requiring evening and weekend work hours.
  • Conduct campus tours and presentations to prospective students, families, and special groups.
  • Act as liaison with other campus offices to ensure excellent customer service to prospective students/families.
  • Manage special interest group(s) to enhance the scope of recruitment to enroll and shape a diverse class.
  • Work in cooperation with the Financial Aid staff to provide families with effective financial aid counseling.
  • Be proficient in his or her knowledge of Newberry College.
  • Complies with all rules, policies, and procedures as established by Newberry College.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree, required. A minimum of three months of experience in an admission office or sales environment, preferred. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and the public. Knowledge of and experience with computer systems and software applications, preferred. Strong time management and perceptive interpersonal abilities. Operate effectively in both independent and team environments. Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written) in both individual and group settings. Knowledge of social media platforms, a plus. Desire to take initiative and be creative. A valid driver’s license, required.

 

APPLICANTS

Send resume to hr@newberry.edu. Please put "Admission Counselor” in the subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Newberry College (NCAA D2), located in Newberry, SC, is seeking applicants for the position of assistant men’s and women’s tennis coach.
The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules and regulations set forth by Newberry College, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the mission of Newberry College.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in providing leadership in all aspects of men’s and women’s tennis program.
  • Assist in identifying, evaluating, and recruiting academically prepared students in accordance with college policy and NCAA regulations.
  • Assist in providing academic oversight of student athletes to ensure retention and graduation.
  • Assist in arranging all aspects of scheduling, team travel, team operations and other duties as assigned by the head coach.
  • Participate in community, campus, and departmental initiatives.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Tennis.  

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION:+
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred), and previous collegiate tennis coaching experience is preferred. Upon employment, candidate must successfully complete NCAA certification exam.

 

APPLICATION:
To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Mark Gardiner
Director of Tennis
Mark.gardiner@newberry.edu
Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or college policies.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Newberry College Athletics Department, NCAA Division II program and Member of South Atlantic Conference. Position of Assistant Coach Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist in providing leadership in all aspects of assigned program.
  • Committed to compliance with the NCAA, South Atlantic Conference, and Newberry College regulations.
  • Successful completion of the NCAA certification exam.
  • Assist in identifying, evaluating, and recruiting academically prepared students in accordance with college policy and NCAA regulations.
  • Assist in providing academic oversight of student athletes to ensure retention and graduation.
  • Assist in arranging all aspects of scheduling, team travel, team operations etc.
  • Participate in community, campus, and departmental initiatives when appropriate.

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

Intercollegiate Plating Experience preferred. Knowledge of the fundamentals of lacrosse. Bachelor's degree required.

 

APPLICANTS

Please submit a resume and cover letter to nick.cotter@newberry.edu. Put “Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach” in the subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under the oversight of the Assistant Dean for Student Success, the candidate provides leadership, mentorship, and academic intervention to promote student success and persistence to graduation. Assist the Assistant Director of the Center for Student Success in developing, implementing, and enhancing CSS programing, outreach, and manages early alert process.  


JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Member of a dynamic staff who works collaboratively with campus partners to develop programs, interventions, and strategic initiatives to promote student success and persistence.  
  • Fosters persistence and completion towards graduation by maintaining a specified caseload of assigned students (populations vary, ex: first generation, transfers, athletes, academically at risk, and/or undeclared students).
  • Manages a caseload of students, providing them with academic assistance and advising; monitors students’ academic progress with check-ins, scheduled meetings, proactive outreach, and communication; responding to student questions, concerns, and needs.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with coaches, faculty, and staff to develop needed interventions to ensure student academic success.
  • Initiates and coordinates creative student success programs and services to better meet the needs of students. Areas may include enhancing campus tutoring, programing to support first generation and undecided students, athletic enrichment, etc.
  • Responsible for managing the Early Alert data and reporting. Create a data dashboard to track user statistics, outreach initiatives, and other areas identified.  Provide analysis of data to assist the CSS and administration in assessing the effectiveness of Early Alert and proactively identifying any trends and/or issues related to student success and retention.
  • Accountable for ensuring timely and effective outreach and resolution for Early Alerts being managed by Housing, Student Affairs, Counseling and Financial Aid.
  • Responds to student issues and concerns; works closely with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with program and successful progress towards graduation.
  • Assists students in developing self-efficacy by identifying and overcoming obstacles that may be impeding academic success; works with students to learn effective time management and organization skills; motivates students to practice self-regulation and take ownership of their academic success.
  • Refers students to appropriate academic personnel and campus support resources and collaborates with others to monitor and accelerate the academic progress of the students referred.
  • Provides regular updates to Assistant Dean concerning retention risks and intervention support, and effective solutions where appropriate.  
  • Compiles regular reports and tracks data to assess students’ needs and executes interventions when appropriate.
  • Serves on the Student Intervention Team (SIT) that meets weekly to discuss student issues that can hinder successful persistence.
  • Participates in all general office student outreach, early alert interventions, and retention activities.
  • Works with Assistant Dean/Director to provide support and leadership and in some cases supervision to student workers, peer tutors, and peer mentors.
  • Teaches the first-year seminar course and/or academic skills class as requested by Assistant Dean.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Student Success.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s degree in counseling, student development or some field in higher education highly preferred.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics
  • Knowledge of student development theories/practices and best practices related to student success, retention, and persistence
  • Counseling, advising, mentoring skills
  • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and fluid as situation demands
  • Possess intercultural competence and ability to work with students from diverse and underrepresented populations
  • Interpersonal and personal development skills
  • Must be a self-motivator, problem solver, and tenacious
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently on projects
  • Ability to relate effectively and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students
  • Ability to take initiative to plan, implement and assess programs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

 

APPLICANTS

Send resume to human.resources@newberry.edu. Include “Academic Success Coach” in subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Coordinator of Disability Services and Intervention Specialist and Academic Success Coach at Newberry College provides leadership, vision, and supervision for a major function in academic affairs: Disability Support Services (DSS). The coordinator is also responsible for arranging and coordinating reasonable educational accommodations for students with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, while promoting integration of accessibility and inclusiveness campus wide.


JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides leadership for all aspects of the daily activities of the Office of Disability Services.
  • Makes decisions independently and follows college procedures.
  • Ensures that students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations and services so they may participate fully in the academic environment.
  • Completes relevant task as determined by the needs of students with disabilities, as well as, develops and maintains relationships with students and their family, administrators, faculty, staff and relevant community service providers.
  • Provides information to assist prospective and current students with disabilities in their transition and adjustment to the college.
  • Conducts intake assessments with students, reviews and processes all documentation and advises of accommodation needs.
  • Serves as Academic Success Coach to select population of students, which includes students with Academic Accommodations.
  • Participates in all student outreach efforts conducted by the Center for Student Success.
  • Oversees Academic Success Plans for students with Academic Accommodations and other select student population.
  • Partners with Director of Dyslexia Program to provide support, as needed, for Dyslexia Program.
  • Educates campus community about disability related issues and conducts outreach programming.
  • Provides extensive direct support to students with disabilities.
  • Leads and facilitates the disability testing accommodation process for students.
  • Appropriately supports students with disabilities by referring students to campus resources and support services.
  • Works with Facilities to assess and remove physical barriers on campus.
  • Works with Admissions to coordinate accommodations for prospective students and families.
  • Stays informed about the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related law as it pertains to post-secondary education and students with disabilities.
  • Assists faculty with implementation of and understanding of accommodations for each student and each course, in compliance with individual plans and ADA regulations.
  • Maintains accurate records of requests and accommodations.
  • Teaches First Year Seminar Course(s) and other academic support courses, as needed.
  • Assists the Asst. Dean/Director with special projects for the Center and/or other areas of the College
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean for Student Success.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred. 2 years of experience in disability services, knowledge of Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and ADA of 1990 and revisions.

 

APPLICANTS

Send resume to human.resources@newberry.edu. Include “Coordinator Disabilities Services” in subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Part-time Strength and Conditioning Intern will report to the Director of Strength, Conditioning, and Sports Performance and collaborate with coaches and staff to achieve the overall mission of Newberry College and the athletic department. This is a paid 8-month/29-hours per week position.  Compensation includes $1,000 per month for 8 months (January 1 – April 30 and August 1 – November 30), housing, and on campus meals in the cafe. Interns will be allowed to work a part-time job provided it does not conflict with their assigned team’s training schedule and other related Newberry Strength and Conditioning duties.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Design, implement, and manage in-season and off-season strength and conditioning programs for multiple men’s and women’s Olympic sports.
  • Assist with the daily operation of the football strength and conditioning program as needed.
  • Communicate daily with sports medicine staff regarding athletes’ health and return to play progress.
  • Collaborate with sport coaches of assigned teams to monitor athlete training loads (including sport-specific training and strength and conditioning) and athletic development.
  • Assist with the daily upkeep and maintenance of two athletic weight rooms.
  • Maintain professional working relationships with athletic training, academics, and respective coaching staffs
  • Other duties, as assigned, relevant to efficiently operating the strength, conditioning, and sports performance program.

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree – preferably in an exercise science related discipline; certification by the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, or USA Weightlifting; and up-to-date CPR/AED/First Aid certification.  Candidates must possess outstanding communication skills - both written and oral, have the ability to manage large groups of athletes in a safe and organized manner, possess great initiative, and possess a solution-oriented mindset that maximizes the student-athlete experience.

 

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references to:

Human.resources@newberry.edu. Please include “Part-time Strength and Conditioning Intern " in the subject line

Candidates should also include two videos demonstrating their ability to coach an Olympic lift and a multi-joint strength movement.


College Employment Policy

These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

About Newberry College

Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational institution with a diverse student population. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College continues to be ranked among the South’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report, consistently honored for value (No. 4), social mobility (No. 7) and overall best (No. 11). Offering baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors, four online degree-completion programs, five dual-degree programs, and one graduate program, the College’s foundation remains grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, the College offers 21 NCAA Division II sports, cheerleading, dance and esports. Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the National Association of Schools of Music.

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