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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 or through our careers portal to view positions in your area of interest.

Faculty

JOB DESCRIPTION

Newberry College seeks an Assistant Professor, or Instructor of Marketing. This is a full-time position in the Business Division. Teaching load will include four courses per fall and spring semesters. Courses taught will likely include Principles of Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Strategy, and Marketing Analytics. The ideal candidate will have 18 graduate-level hours in marketing strategy, marketing analytics, consumer behavior, or related areas. Professional experience and industry connections is strongly desired. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of working with diverse populations, display effective communication and interpersonal skills, and show a commitment to collaborative work. The successful candidate must engage students through personalized pedagogies to be active participants in their learning and use creative and alternative strategies to help students grasp material and build confidence in their abilities. Faculty are expected to serve as career mentors and assist students through internships and career placement.

Over the last decade, and particularly in the last three years, Newberry College has experienced unprecedented growth in enrollment, academic programming, campus infrastructure, national recognition, and athletics. The fall 2023 student enrollment of more than 1,500 is an incredible one-year increase of 15 percent over the previous year. Not only is Newberry one of South Carolina’s fastest growing colleges, but it is also one of the most diverse, with approximately 50 percent of its students representing historically marginalized populations. The Division of Business is the largest academic unit at Newberry College.

Newberry College is adapting to the needs of today’s students and a changing market. The College received approval from its accreditor in 2021 to offer graduate-level programs. These new programs, taught completely online, offer career and professional outcomes. New undergraduate programs, offered in traditional and online formats, have also been added. Many of these high-demand programs have been added through the Rize Education Partnership of 140 small colleges, leveraging and sharing their academic resources.

Newberry College a small liberal arts Lutheran college in South Carolina beautiful 90-acre campus is located in Newberry, South Carolina. Named one of the “Most Charming Small Towns in America” by the Travel Channel, Newberry is a South Carolina cultural and historic treasure. It is a 50-minute commute from Columbia.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Ph.D. in Marketing (or related area) or a master's degree from an accredited university and industry experience is required. Candidates with non-Marketing degrees must have demonstrated competence in areas at the intersection of Marketing. Applicants who are dissertation candidates (i.e. ABD) in one of the aforementioned fields will be considered.


APPLICATION
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be checked without candidate permission.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Human Resources at human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Assistant Professor/Instructor of Marketing”.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Humanities at Newberry College seeks an innovative, collaborative Assistant Professor of History for a full-time, tenure-track position to begin August 2024. Primary responsibilities include teaching in African American and modern/contemporary American history (and other history areas of expertise) and helping to continue to develop the College’s African American Studies program. A full-time load consists of teaching 12-15 credit hours per semester – this position will carry a 12-hour load the first year – which will normally include two sections of HIS 120 (a one-semester American thematic survey) each semester. Service is also a significant part of this position. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of working with diverse populations and engaging students through personalized pedagogies to be active participants in their learning. The ideal candidate will also have alternative strategies to help students grasp material and build confidence in their abilities.

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong aptitude for teaching. A doctorate in history from an accredited college or university with fields in American history and African American history is required, although exceptional candidates with those fields who are A.B.D. will be considered. The ideal candidate will also have graduate coursework and experience teaching in African American Studies as well as African American History. The ideal candidate will contribute to the new African American Studies program at Newberry College by teaching courses such as Introduction to African American Studies, Critical Race Theory, and Special Topics in African American Studies.

 

APPLICATION

Application packets should include:

  • C.V.
  • Letter of interest
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of diversity philosophy – addressing your experience in working with a diverse student population
  • Contact information for three professional references.

 

Submit application packet electronically as a single file (PDF preferred) to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject line “Faculty, Department of Humanities, History” by Jan. 15, 2024, for full consideration. Review of applications will begin on Jan. 20, 2024, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Finalists for the position will be asked to submit official transcripts of graduate coursework.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The instructor position focuses on the instructional activities required to implement the curriculum. Adjunct/part-time faculty will be assigned according to department needs.


JOB FUNCTIONS
A. Teaching

  • Implements teaching activities within assigned courses under the leadership of senior faculty.
  • Assists in the planning and evaluation of specific courses within the curriculum.
  • Maintains current knowledge and skills in the area(s) of preparation.
  • Carries out instructional designs developed in collaboration with senior faculty.
  • Develops skills of academic advisement for pre-nursing and nursing major students based on College/Department policy and under the direction of an assigned faculty mentor.
  • Maintains accessibility to students, within College/Department policy.
  • Fosters the development of students as emerging professionals.
  • Ensures personal compliance with clinical agency requirements; re: licensure, health screening, professional liability insurance, CPR, criminal background checks, etc., and role models these behaviors for students.
  • Ensures compliance with regulations set by the SC Board of Nursing, SC DHEC, SLED, OSHA, HIPAA, FERPA, etc.

B. Department/College Activities and Community Service

  • Collaborates with clinical partners and other community groups in promoting the Nursing program and the College.
  • Maintains effective interdepartmental relationships within the College.
  • Supports the goals and mission of the College.
  • Represents the College and the Department as necessary.
  • Participates as a resource person as needed.

C.  Adjunct Instructor

  • Master’s degree in nursing required. A master’s degree or higher with experience in simulation/advising and/or teaching in higher education is preferred. Those with relevant work history are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as detail-oriented management of multiple projects.
  • Be an outgoing, friendly, curious learner who thrives on working with students to help them achieve success. An understanding that each student is unique, and a strong commitment to Newberry College's inclusivity, equity, and belonging ideals. Innovative and adaptable to the different needs of individual students.
  • Ability to work with technology, particularly Microsoft 365. Familiarity with online resources to support student development. Comfort using student data to inform decision-making and make recommendations.
  • Ability to work with a team of highly motivated faculty and staff to ensure student success.

D. The Simulation Lab Coordinator

  • Provides instruction, including demonstration, guided practice, and skill evaluation for nursing students.
  • Develops and implements high-quality learning and assessment simulations.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of simulations as educational and assessment tools.
  • Facilitates simulation scenarios and student participation with debriefing sessions.
  • Trains simulation users in simulation activities, operation of patient simulators, audio-visual equipment, and their maintenance.
  • Maintains and updates simulation and lab equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in the development of new curricula that are supported by simulation activities.
  • Coordinates maintenance of patient simulators, part-task trainers, and virtual equipment.
  • Assists with the student remediation process with respect to skills.
  • Coordination of clinical affiliations and agreements.
  • Maintains communication between clinical agencies and the College.
  • Ensures that clinical experiences meet the requirements of SC BON.
  • Maintenance of Trajecsys and clinical paperwork.
  • Coordination of clinical requirements in Viewpoint.

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Master’s degree or bachelor’s of science in nursing required. South Carolina license as a registered nurse (RN) or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is required. Minimum of three years’ clinical practice as a professional registered nurse. Evidence of effective clinical practice that includes experience with formal and informal teaching of patient groups, of students, and/or of licensed nurses. Familiarity with the Neuman Systems Model preferred.

APPLICATION
Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., resume, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be checked without candidate permission.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Human Resources at human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Adjunct/Part-Time Instructor of Nursing”.

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The clinical instructor position focuses on the instructional activities required to implement the clinical laboratory component of nursing courses under the supervision of a senior faculty member. Appointment Period: per semester basis determined by course needs.


JOB FUNCTIONS
A. Teaching

  • Assumes clinical laboratory supervision role.
  • Assist in clinical teaching activities within designated course(s) under the leadership of senior faculty.
  • Assist in planning and evaluating clinical teaching activities within assigned course(s).
  • Maintains currency of knowledge and skills in area(s) of preparation.
  • Functions under the supervision of a senior faculty member who maintains overall course responsibility.
  • Maintains accessibility to students, within College/Department policy.
  • Ensures personal compliance with clinical agency requirements re: licensure, health screening, professional liability insurance, CPR, criminal background checks, etc. and role models these behaviors for students.

B. Department/College Activities and Community Service

  • Seeks opportunities to share expertise with others at local or regional levels.

C. Scholarly Activities and Professional Development

  • Identifies opportunities to make scholarly contributions.
  • Expands nursing knowledge and skills in area(s) of teaching focus.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree in nursing; master’s degree in nursing preferred. An unencumbered active license as a registered nurse (RN) or advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in South Carolina or another Compact state required. Minimum of two years’ clinical practice as a professional registered nurse related to the area of assigned clinical teaching responsibilities. Evidence of effective clinical practice that includes experience with formal and informal teaching of patient groups, of students, and/or of licensed nurses. Familiarity with the Neuman Systems Model preferred.

 

APPLICATION
Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., resume, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be checked without candidate permission.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Human Resources at human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Clinical Instructor, Part-Time Faculty”.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Humanities at Newberry College seeks an Assistant Professor of English (tenure track) in British and Commonwealth literature, any field after 1800. This is a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Humanities, Division of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences position. Teaching load will include at least two first-year-level classes each semester and ordinary teaching load for Humanities faculty is 4 courses per fall and spring semesters. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of working with diverse populations and engaging students through personalized pedagogies to be active participants in their learning. As well, the candidate will have alternative strategies to help students grasp material and build confidence in their abilities

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong aptitude for teaching. Terminal degree from an accredited university in a field related to post-1800 British and Commonwealth literature is required. Doctoral degree is preferred.

 

APPLICATION

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

  •  C.V,
  • Letter of interest,
  • Three letters of recommendation, and
  • Contact information for three professional references.

Submit application packet electronically as a single file (PDF preferred) to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject line “Faculty, Department of Humanities, English.” Letters of Recommendation may be submitted as a separate file. Preference will be given to applications received by June 30, 2023. Review of application will begin on July 1, 2023, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Finalist for the position will be asked to submit official transcripts of graduate coursework.

Position description

Applications are invited for part time instructor, English, First-Year Composition course, starting August 21, 2023, to teach up to 9 credit hours (i.e., 3 sections) of first-year composition.

Salary

College scale.

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 Warren Moore at warren.moore@newberry.edu.  Please include “ENG 113 Instructor” in the subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The Newberry College Communications Program invites applications for a part-time teaching position(s) as an instructor for its public relations and practical media courses. These courses are taught in a rotation and include an introductory seminar in public relations principles and practices; public relations research methods; managed practicum in which students work with third-party clients to gain practical experience; and a course in practical media fundamentals and public relations basics for students who are not majoring in Communications-related fields.

Candidates will teach one or two, three-hour courses per semester: one PR course and one section of Practical Media Fundamentals. The Newberry College Communications Program prefers the courses be taught in an in-person format on the Newberry College campus.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
The ideal candidate will have 18 graduate-level hours in a mass communications or public relations-related field, as well as practical experience in public relations or a related field. The successful candidate must display effective communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work with diverse populations, and show a commitment to collaborative work.

APPLICATION
To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Advertising/Public Relations, and Media Adjunct.”

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The Newberry College Communications Program invites applications for a studio tech/part-time teaching position in its broadcasting sequence. Duties will include assisting the faculty in the studio and control room during production class sessions; maintenance, upkeep and upgrade of studio and control room equipment; planning and scheduling of studio productions; and instructing at least one studio production course per semester, to be taught in an in-person format using the television production facilities on the Newberry College campus.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
The ideal candidate will have 18 graduate-level hours in a broadcast-related field, as well as practical experience in live broadcast production and/or engineering. The Communications Program is especially interested in applicants who have experience working with BlackMagicDesign broadcast equipment. The successful candidate must display effective communication and interpersonal skills, be able to work with diverse populations, show a commitment to collaborative work, and have excellent organizational skills.

APPLICATION
To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “A Part-Time Studio Tech Position.”


Staff

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Under administrative direction, the Head Coach of Esports & Residence Life Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive all aspects of starting a competitive collegiate Esports program. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by Newberry College, the Departments of Student Affairs as well as National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). In addition, will assist in the areas of Housing and Residence Life.
This is a full-time, 12-month, Student Affairs professional staff position. The Head Coach of Esports & Residence Life Coordinator reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement and Director of Housing and Residence Life and works closely with her/him to carry out all designated responsibilities.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS
Coaching

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to develop students both academically and athletically.
  • Schedules and provides instruction for all practices, competitions, and events within College and Esports Leagues guidelines.
  • Oversees the conduct and discipline of the students in conjunction with the Student Conduct Office.
  • Instructs, teach, and coach students during practice and competition.
  • Conducts video analysis and instruction as a teaching and preparation tool.
  • Provides leadership and direction to students, community members, and support personnel.

 

Recruiting

  • Identifies, evaluates, and recruits potential team members to Newberry College in accordance with College and NACE policies and procedures.
  • Recruits and retains students as team members and ensures that the program meets annual squad size number (Growth Expectation of 24 New Students)
  • Coordinates recruitment and scholarship activities with the Dean of Enrollment Management.
  • Ensure students meet Newberry College Athletics eligibility requirements to participate.
  • Collaborate and executes a comprehensive Esports marketing plan.
  • Participate in online and in-person recruiting events and combines.

 

Housing & Residence Life

  • Serves under the Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement & Director of Housing and Residence Life.
  • Oversee Paraprofessional Staff within the Office of Housing & Residence live by serving traditional and non-traditional students in on and off-campus housing.
  • Serve as a member of the Housing & Residence Team by serving in on-call rotation for the year.
  • Have at least 10 hours a week in the housing office and attend all Housing & Residence Life staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Administration and Events

  • Report recruitment and retention to VPSA/DOS for inclusion in the President’s Council and Board of Trustees reports.
  • Responsible for scheduling, budget control, public relations, program promotions, academic support, and retention of students.
  • Effectively plan and implement Esports events in a complex environment with multiple campus centers, a traditional higher education setting, and online learning.
  • Responsible for adhering to the policies and regulations of the College and participating in collegiate esports leagues.
  • Responsible for the orientation of students to the College and esports leagues’ guidelines.
  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining accurate records and reports in a timely manner; particularly regarding budget, eligibility, compliance, and travel documentation.
  • Work with Student Affairs to provide accurate data for individual and team accomplishments, as well as game scores.
  • Work closely with other departments and the campus community to educate and continue to build the Esports program.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment, uniforms, and supplies.
  • Represent the College at conference, regional, state, and national meetings relating specifically to Esports.
  • Advocate for sponsorship opportunities related to program development.
  • Keep abreast of trends and issues in Esports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree required. Knowledge and experience with Esports games such as: League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Madden, Rocket League or similar games. Ability to effectively communicate with prospective students from point of inquiry through enrollment. A proven record of integrity, high principles, and demonstrated skills in developing and motivating students academically and athletically. Thorough knowledge of, or willingness to learn, all applicable National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) rules and Newberry College eligibility standards as they apply to Esports at Newberry College. Ability to coordinate all team travel and transportation in conjunction with the Student Affairs. Ability to implement marketing strategies. Knowledge of computer systems directly required for competitive Esports play and University administration. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Experience in campus activities and event planning with focus on Campus Recreation. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Must be able to multi-task effectively. Experience with developing and maintaining budgets. Work evening and weekends as required of position. Knowledge of social media and content creation platforms.

 

APPLICATION
To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Head Coach of Esports & Residence Life Coordinator.”

JOB DESCRIPTION

Newberry College invites applications for the position of Office Manager in the Office of the Registrar. The Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support to the Registrar and performing front office duties in all areas related to student academic records, registration, and commencement.
This is an exciting time for Newberry College. On the wave of significant growth, the college is modernizing the Registrar’s office and making a significant investment in technology and staffing. Therefore, the new Office Manager will be responsible for learning new technology and engaging in new, automated processes. They will work closely with the offices of Admission, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts to maintain the accuracy and integrity of student records. The Office Manager reports to the Registrar.


JOB FUNCTIONS
Transcripts

  • Process electronic and paper transcripts requests daily.

Student Academic Records

  • Process Add/Drop, AW, Withdrawal forms, and suspension notifications and communicate with faculty and staff members as necessary.
  • Process grade charges, registration exceptions, change of advisors, and major declarations.
  • Process enrollment verification requests as needed.
  • Update student information after initial student check-in.
  • Process application of degree forms and order diplomas (3x/year).
  • Update National Clearinghouse and SC Department of Education information.

Office Responsibilities

  • Assist students, faculty, and staff who enter the office.
  • Primary phone contact.
  • Pick up and process mail.
  • Handle email for the Registrar’s office.
  • Order office supplies and prepare Request for Payment forms.
  • Organize diplomas and align for distribution at rehearsal and commencement.
  • Oversee student workers.
  • Work with Herff Jones on academic eligibility for ring orders.

Other duties assigned by the Registrar


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree with higher education experience or associate degree with related experience in higher education, academic policies, and external reporting processes. Experience with Jenzabar, InfoMaker, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and document imaging software are strongly preferred. Strong oral and written skills are required. Also strongly preferred are the ability to respond to urgent situations, prioritize work, and complete assignments independently. Knowledge of FERPA and other higher education federal and state regulations preferred.

 

APPLICATION
Review of applications will begin soon and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s approval. The successful candidate must submit to a background check and submit all official transcripts before beginning employment. Electronic application materials should be emailed to the Office of Human Resources at human.resources@newberry.edu. Please include “Office Manager – Office of the Registrar” in the subject line.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position (Success Coach: Career Services and Academic Success) is under the supervision of the Director of The Office of Career and the Assistant Dean of Center for Student Success. The position will be split between the areas of Career Services and Center for Student Success- Academic Success & Student Retention. Newberry College is seeking a Career Coach to provide support and guidance to all students regarding the development and implementation of activities related to career services, including employer outreach/relations, event planning and facilitation (workshops, presentations, and career fairs), record and data management, and individual career support and guidance.  


JOB FUNCTIONS
Career Success Coach (50% of position)

  • Assist with individual student appointments and classroom presentations (including Col 102 career exploration), and campus career workshops.
  • Design and lead at least one medium size intensive workshop per semester such as mock interviews and etiquette lunch, mocktails, and networking events.
  • Assist with large scale career/grad school fairs.
  • Manage and promote the career clothing closet.
  • Assist with Final Destination Survey follow up outreach.
  • Manage social media presence/accounts and complete a social media content assessment and improvement plan.

Academic Success Coach (50% of position)

  • Provides academic assistance and advising to a select group of students (populations vary-undeclared, academic at risk, first year students, etc.)
  • Manages a caseload of assigned students, providing them with academic assistance; monitors students; academic progress, and works closely and collaboratively with coaches, faculty, and staff to develop needed interventions to ensure their academic success.
  • Provides academic assistance and advising to a select group of students (populations vary- undeclared, academic at risk, first year students, etc...)
  • Manages a caseload of assigned students, providing them with academic assistance; monitors students’ academic progress, and works closely and collaboratively with coaches, faculty, and staff to develop needed interventions to ensure their academic success.
  • Outreach assigned students as needed – based on current targeted initiative/program- calling, texting, emailing students until desired messaging is received.
  • Develop, coordinate, implement, and monitor academic plans for assigned students- including regular scheduled meetings and providing appropriate academic assistance.
  • Initiates and coordinates creative student success programs and services to better meet the needs of students, which may include campus tutoring, programs to support first generation and undecided students, peer mentoring, athletic enrichment, etc.
  • Responds to student issues and concerns; works closely with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with the program and successful progress to completion.
  • Provides regular updates to Assistant Dean concerning retention risks and intervention support, and effective solutions where appropriate.  
  • Teaches the first-year seminar course and/or academic skills class as requested by Assistant Dean.
  • Serve as primary contact person for Academically Ineligible Students – working with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
  • Attend CSS staff meetings, SIT, RAG, and assist with AORI, as needed.
  • Member of a dynamic staff who works collaboratively with campus partners to develop programs, interventions and strategic initiatives to promote student success and persistence.  
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of The Office of Career and the Assistant Dean of Center for Student Success.

 

EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree required, however a Master’s degree in counseling, education, student development or a field in higher education HIGHLY preferred. Two years of related higher education experience.
Minimum of two years’ experience in programming and presenting workshops/teaching. Demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Must be able to work independently, as part of a team, and to lead others. Must be articulate and able to present well in writing, verbally, and via technology. Global Career Development Facilitator Certified (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.
  • Interpersonal and personal development skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently on projects.
  • Ability to relate effectively and work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Ability to take initiative to plan, implement and assess programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and perform a variety of projects and assignments simultaneously and in a timely manner whether in the office or traveling.
  • Operate effectively in both independent and team environments.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written) in both individual and group settings.
  • Work independently at a high-pace and in a highly accountable office.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

APPLICATION
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Candidates should submit: Cover letter expressing interest in the position, resume, and list of three professional reference via email to human.resources@newberry.edu with the Subject Line: Career Service and Academic Success Coach.

JOB DESCRIPTION 

The Annual Fund Coordinator is responsible for managing and growing a comprehensive and strategic giving program of efficient and effective cultivation and stewardship strategies for all constituents and coordinate annual fund events.


JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Create a compelling case for support for Newberry’s Annual Fund program for current and potential donors.
  • Develop and implement a plan for increased Annual Fund support and participation rates across all constituencies.
  • Direct the development and production of all Annual Fund materials (in coordination with marketing and communication staff) for point, digital and social medial channels.
  • Produce relevant annual fund content for publications.
  • Help plan and execute cultivation and stewardship events for annual donors.
  • Oversee the timely processing and acknowledgement of annual gifts.
  • Assist staff and support alumni relations.
  • Produce internal and external progress reports that evaluate the overall success of the Annual Fund.
  • Keep current with best practices, innovative developments, and trends in annual giving.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.


EDUCATIONAL OR OTHER HIRING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION
Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience preferred, but not required. Applicant must have effective excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, obtain strong organizational and time management skills, have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, and has the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

APPLICATION
To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu with the subject “Annual Fund Coordinator.”


College Employment Policy

E-Verify:
Currently the college uses E-Verify for employment verification. E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information entered by an employer from an employee’s Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) to records available to the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to confirm employment eligibility.

 

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. 6), social mobility (No. 8) and overall best (No. 11). Offering baccalaureate degrees in 39 majors, two graduate programs, five fully online undergraduate programs and five dual-degree programs, the College’s foundation remains grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, the College offers 24 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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