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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.



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



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.



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 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.


Supports and carries out many program functions throughout the nursing curriculum, including, but not limited to classroom and clinical teaching as assigned, student recruitment and advising, committee membership, curriculum development and implementation, and program assessment. Concentrates activities in teaching and additionally emphasizes scholarship in practice or in research, seeking collaboration as indicated with skilled practitioners and/or colleagues in nursing or related fields.



  • The position includes 12-15 credit hours per semester of nursing courses (lecture, laboratory, and clinical)
  • Utilizations nursing knowledge, skill area of preparation and instructional theory are vital.
  • Serves as a departmental member, seeks opportunities to make scholarly contributions, as well as comply with the South Carolina Board of Nursing, CCNE, and SACS criteria.
  • Serves as an academic advisor and will be an active member of the Nursing Department.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Health Science.


Master’s degree in Nursing required. Earned Doctoral Degree in Nursing (preferred) or related field from a regionally accredited university. Active license as an RN or APRN in SC (or other compact state). Three years clinical practice as a professional nurse in an acute care setting. Experience in incorporating simulation into the nursing curriculum. Preference is given for prior teaching experience in a pre-licensure baccalaureate program. Recognized professional merit in nursing, and/or familiarity with the Neuman Systems Model. Must meet the College criteria for faculty appointment and have the ability to support the goals and mission of the College and the Department of Nursing.



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the 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 the candidate’s permission.  Electronic application materials should be emailed to Human Resources at with the subject “Nursing  Vacancy” in the subject line.

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.


College scale.


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


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  Please include “ENG 113 Instructor” in the subject line.



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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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


Newberry College (NCAA D2) seeks qualified applicants for Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. The selected candidate will help ensure the program operates and conducts itself within the ideals, goals, rules, and regulations set forth by Newberry College, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC).

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction, and strategic planning for the Wolves men’s and women’s tennis and field program.


  • Foster an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development.
  • Meet recruiting and retention goals.
  • Establish an effective communication plan with student-athletes.
  • Plan a competitive schedule.
  • Conduct practices in a safe environment.
  • Organize home events.
  • Effectively manage the budget.
  • Fundraise for additional program needs.
  • Provide safe and efficient travel to competitions.
  • Implement an effective community service plan.
  • Promote the tennis program in the community.
  • Order equipment to serve the needs of the program.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Experience in collegiate tennis preferred.
Upon employment, the candidate must successfully complete the NCAA certification exam.

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Wayne Alexander
Senior Associate Athletics Director


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.


Reporting to the Vice President of Business and Finance, the Controller provides leadership and management oversight for the daily operations of the college's accounting and financial operations. This position provides management direction for the college’s annual financial reporting and other financial reports required for managerial or regulatory reporting purposes. This position is responsible for the establishment of policies, guidelines, procedures, workloads, internal control systems, and other financial management decisions. This position will be the expert institutional resource for all accounting and financial operations related policies and procedures and will implement processes and procedures that increase service to college operations.



  • Administration of accounting policy: Implements accounting, financial reporting, and internal control systems responsive to the college's managerial and fiduciary needs.
  • Oversight of financial systems and procedures: Directs and provides oversight of accounting, accounts payable and receivable, grant management, banking services, cash management, and maintenance and reconciliation of related records. Ensures compliance with established accounting policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates financial statements: Plans and coordinates year-end audit by independent auditors and related year-end external financial statements and tax returns.
  • Completes internal and external reporting requirements: Leads preparation and distribution of reports as required for internal or external reporting purposes. Ensures the preparation of the financial portion of required regulatory reports.
  • Management of endowment and fund accounting: Directs reconciliation of endowment and other restricted fund external balances to internal accounting records.
  • Professional development: Maintains knowledge of current trends and practices in relevant accounting and management fields. Implements and maintains strong internal controls to safeguard organizational assets.
  • Relationship management: Establishes and maintains working relationships with outside vendors providing services to the College, such as, but not limited to, insurance, banking, collection agencies, investment management, and auditing.
  • Directs all personnel matters related to the Business Office: Provides appropriate supervision, including communication of clearly defined job responsibilities, adequate training and development, and provision for backup.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Business and Finance.



Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or a related field and at least 5 years related experience including at least 2 years in a management or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree and/or experience with Blackbaud, Fundriver, Jenzabar J1, or similar software systems preferred.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as legal requirements, grant applications, college policies and procedures, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, and members of the college community and outside agencies.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Must have a solid understanding of basic accounting procedures and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must have word processing and spreadsheet knowledge; and be able to utilize campus technology to advance office needs.


Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.



To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to with the subject “Controller.”


The Student Financial Services Office at Newberry College invites applications for the full-time position of Financial Aid Counselor. The individual must be a dynamic, highly skilled financial aid professional. The successful candidate will provide guidance to students, parents, and prospective students regarding financial aid and other pertinent financial counseling; help the financial aid team surpass all expectations; make recommendations on awarding policies and procedures to meet University enrollment goals and compliance; and will participate in various activities promoting professional development.



1. Serves as primary point of contact for a group of current/ prospective students and athletic teams.

2. Counsels and advises students about financial aid eligibility, application procedures, aid programs, costs, and indebtedness.

3. Individualizes information to the particular needs and situations of the student.

4. Uses clear and understandable communication with students, parents, and potential students regarding financial aid counseling.

5. Assists students with estimating their educational expenses to calculate their needs for the year and preparing a financial plan.

6. Conducts verification review for selected students according to federal regulations.

7. Reviews and ensures student aid awards are accurate for designated advising group.

8. Notifies students of changes in eligibility of awards and alternatives to amend the situation.

9. Uses enhanced internal and external communication systems to inform students and parents about financial aid awards and department’s policies and procedures.

10. Ensures compliance with all financial aid policies, procedures and regulations when reviewing financial aid applications; exercise judgment when interpreting federal and state regulations for specific student situations.

11. Participates with presentations of financial aid related issues.

12. Assists the director of financial aid in reviews and reports to ensure compliance of department with regulations.

13. Assists team members when necessary to enable the success of the department.

14. Knowledge of Federal Title IV awards and regulations as well as FERPA.

15. Perform other duties as assigned by Financial Aid Director.



Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an area with focus in finance or counseling. One to three years financial aid experience is preferred but not required. Exceptional customer service orientation. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate sensitive and/or complex information in a confidential and straightforward manner. Must be a creative problem solver. Must have the ability to data mine to extract data to support opinions and/or resolutions. Proficient user of Microsoft Office and experienced in financial database systems (PowerFAIDS). Must possess a high level of accuracy, self-motivation, strong attention to detail, and the ability to handle a heavy workload. Demonstrated service aptitude and ability to work independently as well as with students, parents, and colleagues. Must be willing to work additional hours when necessary.



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 with the Subject Line: Director of Financial Aid:


This is an exciting time for Newberry College, which is experiencing significant growth at the undergraduate and graduate level.  The college has recently completed construction of the Darby Nursing and Health Science Center and the Federal Financial Field House.  It expects to begin construction of a new Residence Hall soon and is currently raising funds for a new student center and a new building to house the Division of Business, Communication & Sport.

With this growth comes the need for a Professional Adviser to support students in meeting their personal, academic, and career goals over their four years at Newberry.  The Adviser will use Newberry’s Developmental Coaching Advising model which focuses on an adaptive, individualized approach to connect strengths and explore purpose, and to support students’ ownership of their success.  This position reports to the Dean of Business, Communication & Sport and works closely with the Director of the Center for Student Success.

Our students are the heart of Newberry College and we are committed to providing them with opportunities for success through service and personal attention. We are also committed to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. The successful candidate will demonstrate a history of success working with students from diverse identities and backgrounds.  The successful candidate will also value student learning and development and helping students reach their goals. The Academic and Career Adviser is a 12-month employee who works to support students majoring in Business, Communications, Marketing, & Sports, and related programs.  


  • Work with a cohort of 250-300 new returning students to support them in reaching their academic and career goals.
  • Support and guide students with meaningful personal attention, utilizing inclusive and equitable practices, to develop achievable academic and career goals and a plan to achieve those goals.
  • Work closely with the Dean and faculty in Business, Communications, & Sports to develop and annually update three and hour- year plans for graduation.
  • Work with the Dean, faculty, and Director of Career Services to design first and second year activities focused on career development and purpose.
  • Teaches one class per academic year or the equivalent through leading workshops, professional development, or other student-learning and development activities.
  • Evaluate student needs and ensure advisees know about and engage with appropriate institutional academic and social support.
  • Coordinate with The Center for Student Success to address early alerts in a timely and meaningful manner.
  • Identify advisees who are at risk of attrition to the Dean and Center for Student Success.
  • Work closely with faculty mentors to identify experiential learning opportunities and timelines.
  • Ensure each advisee participates in experiential learning.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed electronic files on each advisee.
  • Perform other duties related to academic & career advising as well as student persistence and success, as assigned.

Annual Responsibilities

In the prior to new student matriculation, the adviser will work with the Director of Advising to identify incoming students majoring in Business, Communications, & Sport and set up individual (virtual) meetings with each student to:

  • Introduce the purpose of academic and career advising.
  • Begin to get to know each student’s academic and career goals.
  • Review student transcripts to identify.
  • Dual enrollment, A/P and other credit for first year students.
  • Ensure maximum credit for transfer students.
  • Guide the student through schedule development and orientation.
  • Provide each student a schedule at orientation.
  • Follow up with all new students after orientation to answer questions and support the enrollment process.

In summer, conduct individual virtual meetings with all returning students to:

  • Discuss academic performance from the Spring semester.
  • Engage with students in academic distress to modify their schedule, align academic and/or student support.
  • Have meaningful conversations about career and purpose & the alignment to academic and co-curricular goals.

In Fall and Spring:  

  • Hold in-person check-in meetings with all new students which:
    • Focus on academic and co-curricular progress and identify any early signs of academic distress.
    • Finalize the graduation plan.
    • Finalize the career preparation plan, including participation in experiential learning, resume development, participation in seminars and other professional development, professional networking, etc.
  • Hold in-person check-in meetings with all upper-class students which:
    • Focus on academic success and career planning.
    • Ensure students are meeting their career preparation plan by identifying and participating in experiential learning.
  • Working close with the Division Dean, Director of Academic Advising, and Center for Student Success on annual class scheduling and enrollment data.


Bachelor’s degree required.  A Master’s degree or higher with experience working 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 the Newberry College 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. Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and work independently.


Review of applications will begin September 20th and continue until 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 and include “Professional Adviser” in the subject line.   

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Director provides overall management and leadership necessary for the effective administration of the College’s Office of Financial Aid, including, but not limited to, financial aid processing and disbursement, financial counseling, database management, reporting, and auditing. A member of the College’s Strategic Enrollment Management team, the Director, develops policies, scholarship leveraging models and budgets, and student service strategies that support the College’s mission and student recruitment and retention goals.


  • Providing leadership, management, and support for the Financial Aid and team and develop a competent, productive, and effective staff by hiring, developing, and supervising assigned personnel.
  • Providing leadership and develop appropriate recommendations for the implementation of related technology applications in support of enhanced services offered through the Financial Aid and Enrollment Management team.
  • Developing and administer the College financial aid and scholarship models and policies, office procedures, and funding programs so that recruitment and retention goals are met, as well as meeting net tuition revenue budget targets.
  • Performing institutional financial aid budget and tuition revenue forecasting and management.
  • Coordinating effectively with academic and administrative units across campus to achieve enrollment management goals.
  • Effectively administering PowerFAIDS and Jenzabar databases by developing expert knowledge of the systems, assessing the systems support needs of the Financial Aid, and working cooperatively with the staff of Information Technology and other offices on campus to ensure that the integrity of the systems and data are maintained and that the systems are utilized productively in support of financial aid operations.
  • Facilitating a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
  • Creating and promote a culture that values and prioritizes high-quality service delivery for the College’s students and their families.
  • Providing direction and leadership for the day-to-day operations of the team with particular emphasis on compliance, efficient use of technology, communications, student literacy, and financial aid planning.
  • Collaborating with administrators, deans, faculty, IT, advisors, and counselors to facilitate and improve student retention.



Bachelor’s required; Master’s degree preferred. Eight (8) years of experience in a college or university financial aid office, at least three years at the program manager, Assistant Director, or Director level is preferred. Experience monitoring, applying, and communicating about Title IV eligibility; CFR 34, and the Federal Register. A record of successful outcomes in the development and achievement of enrollment goals is preferred. Employee selection, supervision, and development skills are preferred. Experience managing institutional enrollment in federal systems (Common Origination and Disbursement, EdConnect, NSLDS, E-App), SAIG agreements, VA Once, and the HRSA Grants database. The ability to understand complex student information systems and to use those systems effectively in management and strategic capacity is required; experience with Jenzabar and PowerFAIDS is strongly preferred.


APPLICATIONS:  Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected.  Candidates should submit the following via email to with the Subject Line: Director of Financial Aid:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position
  • Resume
  • List of three professional references


Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for the Dean and division of Student Affairs. Assignments may be confidential at times.


  • Provides staff and office support for the Dean of Students, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and dealing with administrative matters and inquiries; serves as primary point of contact and liaison between the office, students, and offices across campus.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the Dean of Students, with Board members, faculty/staff, parents, students, and others.
  • Schedules meetings for the Dean of Students; taking minutes when needed and provides administrative support and follow-up on matters arising from meetings.
  • Composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office; screens and evaluates incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepares responses as appropriate.
  • Schedules and coordinates Dean's appointments and daily office activities.
  • Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain student files and records for the office.
  • Attend weekly Student Affairs Department meetings and periodic Staff Retreats.
  • Leads and guides the work of student employees.
  • Tracks office expenses and oversees bill pay.
  • Maintains office supplies and processes mail. Serves as backup to the Coordinator of Mail Services.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends; especially during August college opening.
  • Complete additional projects as assigned by the VPSA/Dean of Students.

High school diploma/GED; Associate’s degree preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse, team-oriented community. Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain a high quality of work while experiencing frequent interruptions.
Ability to plan and organize meetings and/or special events. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Skill in Records maintenance. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Knowledge of office management principles and procedures. Proficient in Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to with the subject “Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs.”


The Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist position will be responsible for the financial processing of transactions for Newberry College. This position will also provide assistance to Newberry College associates while ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines.

Accounts Payable Job Duties:

  • Processing invoices that are received via paper, email or mail while implementing a paperless AP system.
  • Keeping the AP email checked and forwarding invoices to the correct departments.
  • Approving the invoices keyed by other administrative assistants (review to make sure all of the are coded and signed off).
  • Scanning in all invoices that are keyed and saving them to the correct folders.
  • Updating/adding new vendors based on the information provided on the vendors W-9 forms in Accounting System.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors.
  • Keying in student direct deposit forms.
  • Ensuring bills and payroll are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Creating departmental purchasing orders from quotes.
  • Keeping offices supplies stocked.
  • Maintaining credit card statement transactions and keep track of local spending on college issued credit cards.

Payroll Specialist Job Duties:

  • Processing payroll through Paycom to include timesheets, special conditions, special payments.
  • Maintaining all payroll records, registers, summary reports, timesheets, and payroll system.
  • Handling employee concerns over payroll payments, payroll errors, withholdings, social security limits, deductions, garnishments, etc.
  • Preparing and submitting payroll reports to both external and internal customers.
  • Explaining a wide variety of complex procedures and policies to individuals who have minimal payroll knowledge.
  • Preparing final checks for separated employees in accordance with applicable law and payroll file deactivation.
  • Any other duties to perform assigned by the Human Resources Director or Director of Business Operations.

Bachelor’s degree preferred; Or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Strong attention to detail. Demonstrates and enthusiastically supports the College’s Mission and Vision. Oral and written communication skills to support basic problem solving with employees and vendors.

Physical Requirements
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.


To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to with the subject “Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist”.


The Director of Housing and Residence Life plays an integral role in setting the tone and enhancing the student experience outside the classroom. The director provides strategic vision and leadership to enhance the operations, programs and services of the Residence Life program. The College houses approximately 1,100 students in eight residence halls, managed by three full-time Residence Hall Directors.  This senior member of the Student Affairs leadership team initiates planning and assessment activities to facilitate student engagement in educational opportunities designed to build community and citizenship; support for student well-being and success; and meaningful connections with the academic community.
The director also receives management assistance from an assistant director. In support of the College’s strategic priorities, the director will have the opportunity to craft a vision for the development of vibrant living and learning communities where faculty involvement and a broad range of co-curricular programming are valued.  The director will serve as an advocate for students’ educational needs, interests and program satisfaction with living on-campus.  Additional responsibilities include: providing leadership in response to student crises; collaborating with Admissions, Athletics, the Center for Student Success and other offices to ensure housing needs and concerns are met; collaborating with the Student Affairs leadership team on strategic planning; supervision of professional residence directors and student staff; and managing the residential student conduct process.

Candidates will be successful and innovative leaders with strong management skills who are able to demonstrate a proactive and creative approach toward servicing a growing on-campus residential student population. Qualified candidates will have a Master’s degree in higher education or related area and at least three-five years of professional housing experience.  

Additionally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate passion to serve the needs of students; work successfully in a diverse setting of people and ideas; develop and communicate a vision for creative and innovative ways the department can support Newberry’s educational mission; and experience developing living and learning communities and other co-curricular and service programs. Experience with Jenzabar is also a plus.

Compensation commensurate with experience and education.



  • To promote a sense of team and to provide overall leadership to the department staff.
  • Ensure a stellar RA recruitment, selection, training and ongoing development process resulting in a dedicated group of student leaders committed to Newberry College and student engagement, success, and retention.
  • Ensure a strong partnership exists with facilities and safety and security staff.
  • Provide overall leadership and strategic planning for managing and administrating the Housing and Residence Life Program.
  • Actively assess departmental needs and priorities, and respond accordingly through quality services, programs, and procedures.
  • Establish appropriate timelines for the housing assignment dates, room change dates, consolidation dates, and deadlines. Work closely with the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students on the management of housing software and meal plans.
  • Work with Facilities Operation personnel to assess and plan residential facilities’ proper mechanical and structural maintenance and ongoing cosmetic repairs and improvements.
  • Partner with campus safety to ensure a safe environment for all students and collaborate with safety and IT on student building access.
  • In partnership with the Associate Dean of Students, direct overall operations of the student conduct process.
  • Collaborates with various departments to facilitate effective communication and ensure follow through on student code of conduct procedures.
  • Work with the VPSA/Dean of Students to develop, monitor and oversee the annual department budget.
  • Work with the VPSA/Dean of Students to develop annual housing rates.
  • Evaluates and assesses College housing occupancy, and projection trends.
  • Meets with students who are struggling with issues related to retention concerns, mental health or transition challenges. Be available to students to address their concerns and problems.
  • Makes counseling referrals when such referrals are deemed necessary.
  • Is responsible for crisis response, risk management and services in the “on call” rotation with other staff.
  • Participates and contributes in broader Student Life programs, events, and initiatives.
  • Develops learning outcomes, conduct assessment. Annual Work Plan goals, prepares and carries our Institutional Effectiveness plans and reports for programs and initiatives in Residence Life.
  • Complete additional projects as assigned by the VPSA/Dean of Students.


Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of three to five years of progressive leadership experience in student housing and residence life. Residence life experience should include experience in case management and working as part of a multidisciplinary or interdepartmental team. Must demonstrate an understanding of the value that living on-campus contributes to the success of college students.
Must have excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills; the ability to analyze complex issues and effectively plan and organize work; excellent oral and written communication skills and experience in and awareness of the sensitivity required when interacting with, supervising, and addressing the needs of a diverse community. Demonstrate proven ability to foster collaborative relationships across campus, work well with parents/families, and contribute to creating a distinctive residential program. Must be able to multi-task in a complex, fast-paced environment and possess strong organizational, written, and oral communications skills.


To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to with the subject “Director of Housing and Residence Life.”


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.


  • 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.

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.

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


The Major Gifts Officer will be an innovative development professional responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and securing major individual gifts for Newberry College. The Major Gifts Officer works closely with the President and Chief Development Officer, and works collaboratively and strategically with and in support of the College President, faculty, other campus leaders, volunteers, and other development and advancement staff to develop and implement strategies for individual major gift donor relationship management and cultivation to meet the short and long-term fundraising goals of the department and the College. The primary objective of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop long-term relationships with alumni, donors and prospects built on a firm understanding of the donors’ interests, passions and values, with the purpose of cultivating, soliciting and closing five, six and seven figure gifts. We are seeking an experienced and highly professional individual responsible for the development and implementation of a strategy gift solicitation plan for generating major gifts from high-level donors and prospects.


  • Act as primary manager for a portfolio of up to 150 prospects, in order to move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure, maintaining a balance between discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Identify, cultivate and play lead role in soliciting and closing major gifts and from that, generate donations of $25,000 and up primarily from individual friends and alumni as well as corporations.
  • Recommend and implement short, intermediate and long-term individual major gifts cultivation and solicitation strategies for individual prospects (e.g., alumni, parents, trustees, friends of the college, current students, board members, faculty and staff), working with administration, faculty, board members, volunteers (as appropriate) to identify and engage new prospects for purposes of meeting established personal and college fundraising goals.
  • Plan and implement events and activities (volunteer experiences, tours, receptions friend-raisers, etc.) for individual major gift donors, using existing activities as appropriate, engage in networking activities or other opportunities to generate potential prospects for cultivation.
  • Cultivate and expand annual fund giving opportunities with new and existing donors, and integrate annual fund gift objectives into major individual donor requests in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer.
  • Work closely with advisory Board members, academic leaders, faculty, staff and other volunteers to identify and engage new prospects.
  • Work with Development office staff to develop major gift materials (e.g., research, briefing memos, proposals and stewardship materials), and request information on college alumni, parents, friends to qualify interest and giving potential.
  • Monitor weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual activity to achieve individual performance measures (e.g., meetings, proposals, major gift revenue).
  • Assist administrators and faculty in the recognition and prioritization of instructional and departmental funding needs in particular for any assigned schools, departments, units or programs; keep abreast of institutional and departmental priorities, college programs, personalities and events.
  • Track and report relationship management activity using Raisers Edge constituent relationship management, including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, proposal submission and stewardship of prospective and current individual major donors; assist with review and verification of major gift donor recognition lists.
  • Maintain knowledge of current tax laws, investments and planned giving opportunities; use knowledge in prospect cultivation and solicitation as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with other team members.
  • Participate in regular departmental staff and organization-wide meetings and develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with other team members.
  • Know and follow the CASE Code of Ethics for Fundraisers.
  • All other duties as assigned by the President and Chief Development Officer.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required. Individual must have three to five years successful, demonstrated experience in major or planned gift fundraising, preferably in higher education or non-profit environment. Comparable work in sales, marketing or other client-management professions will be considered. Must possess strong written, oral and presentation communications skills, and have experience in developing clear and concise funding proposals. Must have a demonstrated ability to meet financial goals for major gift giving, with proven track record of cultivating and securing five-figure gifts and above, and successful experience in making cold calls, as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies. Individual must be able to think strategically and creatively, must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments, multi-tasking, meeting deadlines, and working with minimal supervision. Attention to detail and strong project management skills, ability to work as part of a team and professional attitude and appearance are required. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office Suite computer skills are required. Experience with constituent relationship management system, such as Raisers Edge, is preferred. Position requires travel (local and occasionally out of state), and at times work in the evenings and weekends.


To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to with the subject title “Major Gifts Officer”.


This position provides leadership to develop, coordinate, and monitor the operating budget of the college. This position is a one-person office within the Business Office and will present college specific budgetary issues to an executive budget work group including the President, Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business and Finance.

This position provides direction for all aspects of the operating budget including planning, preparation, management, and monitoring of the budget. This is a professional budget management position that serves as a campus leader on a wide range of budget issues. The incumbent ensures that policies and procedures are consistently implemented and communicated throughout the campus or college organization. Due to the nature of the work, the incumbent creates interpretations, evaluations, financial models and analytical approaches.


  • Prepares, analyzes, and submits budget requests.
  • Forecasts revenues and expenses and develops budget models and scenarios.
  • Composes budget policies, guidelines and instructions for a regional campus or college organization. Works extensively with departments to help them to manage their budgets.
  • Processes budget adjustments into college budget system in a timely manner.
  • Teaches departmental budget liaison personnel on how to access and monitor departmental budgets.
  • Research, analyze, and prepare ad hoc analyses/reports. Provide short and long-term forecasting, identifying areas of concern and recommending actions to alleviate potential adverse issues. Provide recommendations to management for final decision making.
  • Prepares quarterly budget reports for submission to leadership groups. Prepares Educational and General budget detail with input from divisions and departments.
  • Communicates extensively with the college departments on budget matters.
  • Maintains position inventory, assigns new position numbers, and monitors vacancies to ensure fiscal budget goals for staff expense are met.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Finance and Administration /Chief Financial Officer.



This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or a field directly related in the position’s responsibilities and three to five years of professional business experience; Master’s degree in those same fields is preferred. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. Work independently to organize, coordinate and support the Business Office functions. Serve as liaison and resource to college departments and administrators regarding financial data and proper budget procedures and practices. Resolve related problems. Prepare program cost analysis, with recommendations to management for final decision making. Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex management tasks, to work independently, and to balance multiple priorities.


To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to with the subject “Senior Budget Specialist”.


Newberry College seeks candidates for the inaugural Director of the Writing Center. The Director will be responsible for managing the campus Writing Center to assist primarily undergraduate students in First Year Composition and Writing Intensive courses while collaborating with faculty and staff to ensure students’ development and success in writing and research skills. The Director will be expected to teach up to six credit hours per semester of the First Year Composition courses.  Additional instruction in January, May, or Summer terms is available and will be compensated separately.

The successful candidate will possess the experience and passion for developing a campus Writing Center. They will have a vision for this inaugural position with a five-year plan for the first Newberry College Writing Center with innovative strategies to manage and lead in the 21st century at a growing, liberal arts institution. They will set short- and long-term goals that exhibit student achievement in writing and research skills while establishing data-collection instruments to show this achievement. Furthermore, the successful candidate with work closely with faculty to diagnose the needs and expectations for students in First Year Composition, Writing Intensive, and research courses to include developing workshops and training for students, tutors, and faculty.



  • Manage the daily functions of the Writing Center during campus business hours.
  • Supervise and train student writing tutors to serve students seeking writing and research assistance.
  • Collect and report data on usage, student engagement, and student success to academic leadership to ensure program effectiveness.
  • Work closely with academic deans to integrate writing center programming and professional development for faculty into academic programs.  
  • Collaborate with faculty across academic programs.  
  • Lead professional development for faculty which focuses on improving writing and research instruction across the curriculum.
  • Work closely with the Director of the Newberry College Quality Enhancement Plan which focuses on academic advising.
  • Actively pursue professional development to insure innovative strategies into programming and support.
  • Uphold the college’s mission for developing a growing, diverse student body with a foundation in personal and intellectual growth, meaningful vocation, global citizenship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science.


Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field. Five years writing center experience in a supervisory role. Evidence of teaching writing/composition courses. Proficient in Microsoft Office tools. Knowledge/usage of Writing Center software.

Please include the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Diversity Statement
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three professional references

Please send application materials to Dr. Len Lawson, Search Committee Chair, at, subject line: Director of Writing Center Position. Also, please label each attached material file as First and Last Name_[item]. Example: Jane Doe_Cover Letter.
Priority given to applications received by Monday, June 5, 2023.  
Closing Date: Monday, June 12, 2023, or until position is filled.

Newberry College provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or general expression.


Assist the head coach with the organization and direction of all aspects of the NCAA Division II Field Hockey program. Specific responsibilities include identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; regular practice sessions and game preparation, and assisting with the management of equipment, recruiting, team travel, program budgets, public/alumni relations, fundraising, promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program and other duties assigned by the head coach. Must be able and willing to regularly work evenings and weekends to achieve objectives of the position. The successful candidate must possess and demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, strong work ethic and self-motivation, and the ability and willingness to be a positive role model.



  • Adhere to the highest standards of academic integrity and work in compliance with all College, NCAA, and South Atlantic Conference rules and regulations.
  • Assist with player and team development to include; player individual coached sessions, player video review, practice and game development, pre-game and post-game break down, scouting for opponents and tactical adjustments with the greatest emphasis to be placed on goalkeeper development.
  • Goalkeeper development includes the ability to effectively warm-up goalies and organize practice and game plans for the position.
  • Work in conjunction with the Head Field Hockey coach in daily practice planning with an emphasis on out letting formations, pressing plans and specialty situations.
  • On and off campus recruiting responsibilities as assigned with travel expected.
  • Coordination of unofficial and official visits including training for compliance, NCAA and recruiting software.
  • Spearhead the team’s social media platforms to extend regionally, nationally and internationally, including promoting the team to the local community.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Field Hockey Head Coach.



Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred. 2-3 years successful Field Hockey playing and/or coaching experience (college level preferred). Experience with team management and player development. Demonstrate a proven aptitude for coaching as illustrated by a strong work ethic, and organizational skills. Experience with administration and coordination of a collegiate Field Hockey program which focuses on the total development of the Field Hockey student-athlete is preferred as well. Duty to interact professionally within the department, the campus and the national Field Hockey community. Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds. Flexibility to work nights and weekends as required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to manage a 2-3 hours practice
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds



To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to and head coach, Hannah Dave: Please use the subject line “Field Hockey Assistant Coach.”

College Employment Policy

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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