Listed below are summaries of the responsibilities of positions available at Gardner-Webb University. These are summaries only and are not job descriptions. Unless otherwise noted, positions are open until filled. To find out more about the vacancies, please contact either Scott White, Director of Human Resources, or Frances Sizemore, Associate Director of Human Resources.
Gardner-Webb University maintains a policy of non-discrimination. No aspect of employment will be influenced by race, color, sex, national origin, veteran status, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by statute.
Gardner-Webb University is a private institution founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905 and employs individuals who participate in and whole heartedly support Christian values.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Gardner-Webb University is announcing a 9-month position, tenure or non-tenure track, for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Hunt School of Nursing (SON) to begin August, 2015.
Responsibilities include teaching and managing assigned courses, collaboration with others to provide course review and revisions consistent with standards of the Program and the University, identification of the need for management of University resources while providing excellent nursing education and communication with colleagues, the Chairs, Director and the Dean to insure efficiency in Program, SON and University operation. Additional responsibilities include student advisement and providing service to the University, SON, and community.
The Gardner-Webb University Hunt School of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and offers ADN and BSN pre-licensure programs as well as an online RN-BSN program. Master’s concentrations include Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, MSN/MBA and Family Nurse Practitioner. Concentrations in the DNP program include Educational Leadership and Management/ Leadership. Responsibilities will include teaching courses from one or more of these programs. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the MSN- Family Nurse Practitioner program, offered year round, providing a variety of teaching opportunities in fall, spring, summer and online.
- National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner
- Terminal degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution or
- Terminal degree in education with a master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
- Will consider candidates in progress of obtaining terminal degree
- Doctorate in Nursing
- Family Nurse Practitioner certification
Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation is preferred. Applicants without this preparation may complete the required coursework within 3 years from time of employment.
- Possesses a current unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina, a compact state or be eligible for licensure in North Carolina.
- Has a minimum of two years employment in direct client care as a Registered Nurse.
- Licensure or eligibility for licensure and advanced practice approval in North Carolina
- College level teaching experience is preferred • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
- Knowledge of and experience in the accreditation process preferred
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, current vita, official college transcripts, and contact information for three references to Anna S. Hamrick, DNP, FNP-C, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Hunt School of Nursing, P.O. Box 7309, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Electronic submissions should be sent to email@example.com.
Faculty - Physician's Assistant Studies
This is a university faculty position with academic rank based upon the appointee’s academic and experiential qualifications. As this faculty member’s duties are primarily instructional, this individual is involved in generating and delivering classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he or she is qualified. The incumbent who serves in this position will work closely with the Director of Didactic Education to review, revise, and create lecture materials. He/she will also work with the Director of Clinical Education to develop, monitor, and sustain supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs) necessary to ensure students receive the clinical experiences required to meet program outcomes and accreditation standards.
- Design, review, and/or modify as appropriate existing curricula to correspond with established or new course and program outcomes and implement curricula in harmony with the educational approach of the GWU PA program through active course direction.
- Generate and deliver classroom lectures and clinical skills instruction within the basic medical and clinical science topics for which he/she is assigned.
- Mentor, instruct, and evaluate students within areas of expertise and interest.
- Oversee classroom activity, assessment, and evaluation of instruction for didactic and clinical year students
- Help identify clinical sites, secure affiliation agreements, and perform site visits and evaluate students during their clinical year
- Educate preceptors and staff members at clinical sites regarding objectives and expectations.
- Participate in admissions processes by scoring qualifying applications, interviewing candidates, and rendering selection decisions.
- Participate in activities of state, regional, and national organizations to promote a positive image of the PA concept within academic, lay, and professional communities.
- Participate as a member of program-level committees.
- Represent the Physician Assistant Program through service on University-level committees.
- Pursue professional development activities such as clinical practice, scholarly works, or an advanced degree.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The incumbent should have the requirements listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- A Master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited university
- Graduate of an accredited PA program, NCCPA certification, and eligible for license to practice in North Carolina.
- Two years of clinical experience.
- Demonstrated abilities in teaching and curriculum development.
- Strong interpersonal abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, preceptors, clinical site staff, and organizational administrators.
- Familiarity with the use of computers for organization, word processing, and communication.
- Enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment.
- Self-motivated with refined organizational skills.
The successful candidate will work with a team of 6 Physician Assistants and Physicians in a program that will matriculate its second class in January 2015. GWU is located 50 miles west of Charlotte, NC in the Piedmont area of Western North Carolina. Asheville, NC with hiking and a wealth of outdoor activities is 65 miles north. The GWU main campus of 200 acres is located in Boiling Springs, NC.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send via email a cover letter providing a narrative of your qualifications and goals, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to:
Terry Mulligan, M.S., PA-C
Gardner-Webb University, PA Studies
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
Assistant Professor of American Sign Language
Gardner-Webb University seeks qualified candidates for a position as Assistant Professor of American Sign Language. GWU offers a Major in ASL with a minor in Interpreting. Applicants should have an earned graduate degree, superior or superior plus on the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview, American Sign Language Teacher Association certification and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and public outreach. Preferred qualifications include a doctorate in a related field and training as a SLPI evaluator.
Gardner-Webb University currently offers a four year degree in American Sign Language with a minor in interpreting. Our goal is to prepare students to interpret in the community, to teach ASL, and to have the language skills and cultural sensitivity necessary to work with deaf people in a variety of settings. Many of our students go on to complete graduate degrees in Deaf Education, Counseling, and Social Work.
The University desires to fill the position no later than August 1, 2015. Salary and benefits are competitive with institutions of a similar size and purpose. Screening of applicants will begin February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Bernhard Martin, P.O. Box 7266, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, private institution with a strong emphasis in the liberal arts, located in Boiling Springs, NC (50 miles southwest of Charlotte) offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences and in professional and pre-professional fields to approximately 4000 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.
Director of Facilities for Environmental Services
The Operations division is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as our Housekeeping Administrator with specific responsibilities for housekeeping, recycling and waste minimization and management.
The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and significant facilities management experience in a campus setting. This individual will be responsible for cleanliness and safety of approximately 1.3M SF of facilities across 50 buildings and will manage 2 area supervisors and approximately 30 employees. The position reports to the Associate Vice President for Operations and serves on a management team with Grounds, Maintenance, Events, Safety, Food Service and Administrative Directors.
This position is available for immediate employment and benefits are commensurate with experience and include excellent affordable health care coverage, tuition remission for employee and dependents, and 8% retirement contribution with required employee contribution of 4%. Gardner-Webb is located in Boiling Spring, NC – Less than an hour from Charlotte, NC and Greenville, SC. To apply, submit a resume to email@example.com or apply through linkedin.com. An employment application must also be completed if selected for interview.
This position will remain open until filled.
Gardner-Webb University is a coeducational, residential, private institution with a strong emphasis in the Liberal Arts, located in Boiling Springs, North Carolina (50 miles southwest of Charlotte) offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs to approximately 4,000 students. Founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905, Gardner-Webb University employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.