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Current Openings


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.

 

Faculty Positions 

 

Assistant Professor of Athletic Training/Clinical Education Coordinator

 

The School of Preventive and Rehabilitative Health Sciences at Gardner-Webb University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor Athletic Training/ Clinical Education Coordinator faculty position for the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program.

 

Responsibilities:

A successful candidate for this position with serve both as Clinical Education Coordinator and a member of the University faculty. Responsibilities for these roles are listed below:

 

Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching courses in the Professional Athletic Training Program as well as service to the SPRHS and University.

 

Clinical Education Coordinator (CEC) Works under the supervision the Athletic Training Program Director and is responsible for coordinating the daily and projection of clinical education and all associated paperwork. The CEC, in coordination with the Program Director, is expected to maintain CAATE accreditation professional program standards for the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. The CEC will ensure that all aspects of Clinical Education are in compliance with the standards. Specific duties include: 1) Conducting the Preceptor Workshop for all Athletic Training Department Faculty/Staff members and relevant clinical experience Supervisors; 2) Responsible for communications and maintaining yearly contracts between all Affiliate Clinical Sites and the Athletic Training Program; 3) Responsible for assignment of clinical experiences for athletic training students; 4) Responsible for collecting evaluations of clinical sites, affiliate sites, field experience supervisors and athletic training students; 5) Responsible for collecting clinical site documents. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Masters’ degree in Athletic Training or related field
  • Certified Athletic Trainer with three years of experience
  • Understanding of CAATE standards
  • Evidence of successful higher education teaching experience
  • Experience serving as a clinical preceptor

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Athletic Training or related field
  • Three years of experience as a clinical education coordinator
  • Experience with curricular design, assessment, and outcome measures

 

Please submit the following documents as your official application to search Chair Dr. Heather Hudson via email hhudson@gardner-webb.edu or P.O. Box 7216, Boiling Springs, NC 28017.

 

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Proof of licensure/certification
  • An official transcript of the highest degree conferred
  • Names and contact information of three professional references

 

Salary:

Competitive, commensurate with experience.

 

Application:

Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received after May 8, 2015 cannot be ensured consideration.

 

Assistant Professor of Education

 

Gardner-Webb University seeks an Assistant Professor of Education for a position in the School of Education, beginning August 2015. Preferred qualifications include Ph.D./Ed.D. (ABDs considered) in a related area with a strong background in curricular and instructional design, implementation and assessment at the elementary level, and the use of innovative educational technologies to enhance student learning. It is also desired that the candidate have an elementary math education background. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of teaching experience at the elementary school level with preferred math experience and expertise. Administrative experience is desired in order to contribute to the preparation of Principals and Superintendents. Prior experience with supervising field experiences and with teaching instructional technology is also desired. The successful candidate will be dedicated to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and as a scholar-practitioner, will demonstrate deep understanding of young children, the ability to develop innovative strategies for helping undergraduate and graduate elementary-level teacher candidates excel in their careers, and a solid understanding of educational technology and its application to a variety of settings. The successful candidate needs also to understand or be willing to learn teacher accreditation standards of both CAEP and the State of North Carolina. Duties include teaching elementary-level foundations, curriculum, methods, literacy education, math education, differentiated instruction and other courses related to elementary-level education; mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students; and serving in the university community in a number of collaborative ways.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Doug Eury, Dean, School of Education, Gardner-Webb University, P.O. Box 7226, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017.

 

Director of Transformational Partnerships

 

Gardner-Webb University seeks one Director of Transformational Partnerships and Instructor or Assistant Professor for a position in the School of Education, beginning fall term, 2015.

 

The Gardner-Webb University School of Education (SOE) is committed to its vision and mission to become the highest performing educational preparation program possible. Responding to current accreditation standards that stress partnerships with local school systems, the School of Education purposes a full time position that will work to enhance partnerships with local systems already in place as well as establish relationships with entities not currently working with the University. Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Education, the Director of Transformational Partnerships will create conditions to expand the principles of collaboration leading to adequate opportunities for growth and development of individuals entering the teaching profession and/or leadership positions in school environments. The Director will design and deliver innovative, flexible structures and services that are responsive to school-site needs and SOE needs in order to drive dramatic, transformational improvement in student achievement at the local levels.

 

Reporting directly to the Dean, the Director of Transformational partnerships will be tasked with enhancing the School of Education’s recognition and contributions as well as developing its overall strategic direction and organizational culture. Furthermore, the Director of Transformational Partnerships will be responsible for increasing the capacity of the SOE to serve schools and school districts it serves, resulting in an increase in student achievement, a positive climate for student success, effective engagement of parents and community, and the development of a high performing faculty and leadership team reflective of the knowledge, skills and dispositions promoted by the SOE.

 

Job Description: Reports to the Dean of the School of Education

 

  • Create a mission, vision, and set of measurable objectives for the SOE related to partnerships;
  • Build and manage a relationship with local school units, creating a culture of excellence and commitment to the schools and the SOE mission;
  • Promote transformation efforts within the SOE;
  • Build system-wide capacity to support dramatic transformation efforts, particularly in targeted schools;
  • Secure, when requested, subject matter expertise in the areas of school and district-wide curriculum development, professional development, assessment tools, and teaching and learning;
  • Support any current performance monitoring systems, including data collection tools and processes through which data will be analyzed and disseminated with support from and collaboration with the SOE assessment coordinator;
  • Support the monitoring of candidate progress in response to preparation standards;
  • Recruit and vet potential supporting partners which might include public and private entities;
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with local education leaders, state officials, political leaders, community stakeholders, and external partners;
  • Act as a public champion for Gardner-Webb’s partnership efforts; and
  • Prepare written reports, presentation documents, and educational tools and resources as identified while working with school systems;

 

Minimum Position Requirements:

 

  • Masters’ degree, advanced degree preferred;
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience;
  • Strong writing, communication, and presentation skills, with an ability to motivate and inspire a diverse set of stakeholders toward a common goal;
  • Exceptional time management and project management skills, including the ability to develop, manage, and modify complex work plans;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated success navigating complex environments while building and maintaining relationships;
  • Experience with management and/or working with several external partners;
  • Experience with grant writing and grant management preferred;
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to select, develop, and/or implement useful resources to drive improved educational outcomes;
  • Understanding of local and federal policies pertaining to turnaround and the ability to ramp up on new material extremely quickly;
  • Professional maturity with the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities, while consistently demonstrating sound judgment and disciplined thinking;
  • Ability to balance and deliver on both strategic and tactical work; and
  • Sense of humor, positive attitude, and willingness to work in a collaborative environment.

 

Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience in the job responsibilities listed above that have a Master’s Degree (or equivalent background and professional credentials) and/or a degree in education.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Doug Eury, Dean, School of Education, Gardner-Webb University, P.O. Box 7226, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017. Electronic applications may be sent to aeury@gardner-webb.edu

 

Salary and Benefits:

 

Depending on qualifications and experience, salary and benefits are negotiable.

 

Instructor in the Hunt School of Nursing

 

Gardner-Webb University is announcing a 9-month non-tenure-track position for an Instructor in the Hunt School of Nursing (HSON) to begin August, 2015.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Planning, coordinating and administering campus laboratory experiences for students to support all nursing programs
  • Utilizing the computer to maintain inventories of supplies, and utilizing software applications and programming simulations
  • Collaborating with faculty to assure safe, effective simulation and laboratory activities.
  • Teaching and managing assigned courses
  • Collaboration with others to provide course review and revisions consistent with standards of the HSON and the University
  • Identification of the need for management of University resources while providing excellent nursing education and communication with colleagues, the Chairs and the Dean to insure efficiency in Program, HSON and University operation.
  • Student advisement
  • Providing service to the University, HSON, and community.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Gardner-Webb University Hunt School of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc (ACEN) and offers ADN and BSN prelicensure 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.

 

Education Requirements:

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with one degree in nursing.

 

Preparation in teaching and learning principles for adult education including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation is required. Applicants without this preparation must complete the required coursework within 3 years from time of employment.

 

Qualification Requirements:

 

  • 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
  • Minimum of two years employment in direct client care as a Registered Nurse
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Meets criteria for employment of the University for teaching faculty
  • Maintains teaching expertise based on clinical competence, computer skills and current classroom modalities

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with simulation
  • College level teaching experience
  • Knowledge of and experience in the accreditation process

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send a letter of interest, current vita, official college transcripts, and contact information for three references to Sharon Starr, PhD, RN, P.O. Box 7309, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC 28017. Electronic submissions should be sent to sstarr@gardner-webb.edu.

 

Reference and Instruction Librarian

 

Gardner-Webb University is seeking a person to fill the position of Reference and Instruction Librarian. This position provides reference service and instruction to the students, faculty, and staff of Gardner-Webb University. In addition, the position participates in collection development, information literacy curriculum development and instruction, library web site development and improvement, the creation and dissemination of information literacy instruction materials and tools, and strategic planning for the library.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides on-site and virtual reference service, using the reference collection and a variety of print and online resources.
  • Shares responsibilities with other librarians for providing library instruction lectures and tours as needed.
  • Prepares appropriate instructional tools such as written exercises, LibGuides, and video tutorials.
  • Shares responsibility with other librarians in designing, developing and enhancing the library web page.
  • Participates in maintaining an up-to-date reference collection, suggesting items to add and weed.
  • Supervises the Interlibrary Loan Assistant and the overall processes in the Interlibrary Loan Department.
  • Serves the University as a faculty member, with attendant committee and other responsibilities.
  • Serves as Library Liaison to designated Departments or Schools as assigned.

 

Qualifications:The Master of Library Science (or a comparable degree) from a program accredited by the American Library Association is required. Five years or more of professional library experience is preferred. Expertise with instructional tools such as LibGuides, Camtasia, Captivate, and Blackboard is desired.

 

The position will remain open until filled with a projected start date of July 1, 2015. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three references to mroby@gardner-webb.edu.

 

As a university affiliated on a mutually voluntary basis with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, the National Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina, Gardner-Webb University employs persons who participate in and wholeheartedly support the value system of the Christian church.

 

Principal Faculty-Physician Assistant Studies Program

 

Mission Statement: Gardner-Webb University, a private, Christian, Baptist-related university, provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for various professions. Fostering meaningful intellectual thought, critical analysis, and spiritual challenge within a diverse community of learning, Gardner-Webb is dedicated to higher education that integrates scholarship with Christian life. By embracing faith and intellectual freedom, balancing conviction with compassion, and inspiring a love of learning, service, and leadership, Gardner-Webb prepares its graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in an ever-changing global community.

 

Position Summary: 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.

 

Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications: 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
Box 7252
Boiling Springs, NC 28017
tmulligan@gardner-webb.edu

  

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.

 

Required Credentials:

  • 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

 

Preferred Credentials:
  • 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.

 

Qualification Requirements:

  • 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 ashamrick@gardner-webb.edu.

 

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: bmartin13@gardner-webb.edu.

 

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.

 

Physician Assistant Studies Program Director

 

Department: Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Sciences

Supervisor: Associate Provost for Professional and Graduate Studies

 

Gardner-Webb University, a private, Christian, Baptist-related university, provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts while offering opportunities to prepare for various professions. Fostering meaningful intellectual thought, critical analysis, and spiritual challenge within a diverse community of learning, Gardner-Webb is dedicated to higher education that integrates scholarship with Christian life. By embracing faith and intellectual freedom, balancing conviction with compassion, and inspiring a love of learning, service, and leadership, Gardner-Webb prepares its graduates to make significant contributions for God and humanity in an ever-changing global community.

 

Position Summary: Gardner-Webb University seeks an experienced Program Director for the Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) Program in the College of Health Sciences. Gardner-Webb has received Accreditation-Provisional by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The first cohort of students began classes in January 2014. The director will serve with a team of collaborative and committed colleagues in the PAS program. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with academic rank based upon the appointee’s academic and experiential qualifications. Candidates must have earned a master’s degree from an accredited PAS program and institution and hold a current NCCPA certification or be a board certified (ABMS or AOA) physician with a current North Carolina license or be able to be licensed in North Carolina. A doctoral degree in an area related to requirements of the position, higher education teaching experience, and previous experience as an administrator in a PA program are highly desired. A minimum of three years' experience as a clinically practicing PA is required. In partnership with the Associate Provost for Professional and Graduate Studies, the Director will be responsible for the supervision, planning, development, implementation, organization, administration, evaluation, and general effectiveness of the Physician Assistant Studies program.

 

Program Director’s Essential Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Demonstrate good communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills and possess a progressive, collaborative management style.
  • Oversee and direct academic programs and community partnerships; and serve as an integral member of the College of Health Sciences leadership team.
  • Direct and oversee personnel management, faculty development, new program development and implementation, curriculum assessment and revision, budgeting, strategic planning, facilities management and technology coordination.    
  • Explore and assist in securing external funding through preparation of grants, reports, and self-studies related to program development. 
  • Manage all fiscal responsibilities for program and make appropriate recommendations to the Associate Provost.
  • Encourage curricular revision to keep pace with technologic and scientific advances in health science.
  • Serve on institutional and professional committees.
  • Maintain clinical competence as a health educator and physician assistant and obtain and maintain NCCPA certification
  • Provide direction and supervision of PA self-study, substantive change reports and other accreditation documentation to meet PA accreditation standards of ARC-PA.
  • Oversee close contact with clinical preceptors to ensure that the continuity and quality of clinical instruction is maintained.
  • Ensure program operations are in harmony with the policies and regulations governing the GWU School of Graduate Studies.
  • Work collaboratively with other faculty partners from the College of Health Sciences to develop,implement,and evaluate inter-professional activities.
  • Provide administrative oversight of Remediation/Adverse Actions of student files.
  • Provide administrative oversight of program’s admissions processes.
  • Participate in activities of state,regional,and national organizations to promote a positive image of the PAS concept within academic,lay,and professional communities.

 

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 interest, qualifications, and goals, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to:

 

Dr. Jeff Rogers, Search Committee Chair
Dean, Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies

Phone (704) 406-4724  Fax (704) 406-3859

jrogers3@gardner-webb.edu

 

Instructor of Theatre

 

Gardner-Webb University invites applications for a full-time position in the Department of Theatre Arts.  Primary responsibilities include scenery design for departmental productions, coordinating all technical elements of productions, and teaching courses in design, stagecraft, lighting and related areas.  Expertise in costuming is a plus. Additional duties may include teaching other courses, such as theatre survey, recruitment, advising students, and serving on faculty committees.  Appropriate master’s degree required; terminal degree preferred. Rank is negotiable, depending upon degrees and experience.

Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for four references, and three letters of recommendation. Selected photos of designs will be helpful.  Additional materials will be requested as needed.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Send materials to James Thomas, Dean, School of Performing and Visual Arts, via email:  jwthomas@gardner-webb.edu.

 

 

Staff Positions

 

Administrative Assistant - School of Preventive and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

 

The School of Preventive and Rehabilitative Health Sciences of Gardner-Webb University invite applications for the position of Administrative Assistant.

 

The purpose of this position is to provide assistance in the daily functions of the SPRHS as directed by the Dean of the School: clerical support, management of documents and online systems including budgets, purchasing, and communication with key university personnel. Additionally, assistance will be provided to the Employee Wellness Program. Experience preferred. Bachelor degree preferred.

 

Candidates must have a demonstrated:

 

  • high level of competency in computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, power point, mail merge, etc.
  • ability handling multiple time driven tasks with little supervision and working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • ability in learning new skills quickly
  • ability accepting increasing levels of responsibility
  • ability identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner, and
  • ability to take initiative in working both independently and in cooperation with others.

 

Please see attached job description for details.

 

Gardner-Webb University is a private institution founded by North Carolina Baptists in 1905 and employs individuals who participate in and wholeheartedly support Christian values.

 

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

 

Dr. Heather Hudson

Dean, School of Preventive and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Gardner-Webb University

Box 7261

Boiling Springs, NC 28017

hhudson@gardner-webb.edu

 

Senior Web Developer

 

The Web Developer is a member of the Creative Services team who supports the strategic initiatives of Gardner-Webb University by developing and updating the GWU website. He/She works collaboratively with the IT and marketing departments, along with graphic designers, content strategists, and content contributors. This position requires synthesis between design and development, primarily with a communications and marketing-related focus.  Essential responsibilities/duties will include creating and updating web pages within a template-based content management system, working with University faculty and staff to maintain their program/department pages, and working with HTML/CSS to create new/modify existing templates to provide a more diverse look and feel to the present site and meet the University’s communications and marketing needs.  Other duties will be assigned as necessary.  Some weekend/evening work required.

 

Familiarity with a CMS, proficiency in HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/PHP/MySQL, experience with design/coding principles, knowledge of responsive design techniques and knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite are required.  Candidates should be able to effectively communicate and work in teams and should have an interest in and ability to research web technologies on a continual basis. Experience working with web servers such as Tomcat or Apache HTTPD is preferred but not required.

 

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and possess three to five years related experience and/or training. Work in a nonprofit or education environment is preferred but not required.  

 

Applicants should submit a resume, portfolio/work samples, and cover letter to Heather Bridges, Director of Creative Services, at hbridges@gardner-webb.edu.

  

Web Developer

 

The Web Developer is a member of the Creative Services team who supports the strategic initiatives of Gardner-Webb University by developing and updating the GWU website. He/She works collaboratively with the IT and marketing departments, along with graphic designers, content strategists, and content contributors. This position requires synthesis between design and development, primarily with a communications and marketing-related focus.  Essential responsibilities/duties will include creating and updating web pages within a template-based content management system, working with University faculty and staff to maintain their program/department pages, and working with HTML/CSS to create new/modify existing templates to provide a more diverse look and feel to the present site and meet the University’s communications and marketing needs.  Other duties will be assigned as necessary.  Some weekend/evening work required.

 

Familiarity with a CMS, proficiency in HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQuery/PHP/MySQL, experience with design/coding principles, knowledge of responsive design techniques and knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite are required.  Candidates should be able to effectively communicate and work in teams and should have an interest in and ability to research web technologies on a continual basis. Experience working with web servers such as Tomcat or Apache HTTPD is preferred but not required.

 

Candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and possess one to three years related experience and/or training. Work in a nonprofit or education environment is preferred but not required.  

 

Applicants should submit a resume, portfolio/work samples, and cover letter to Heather Bridges, Director of Creative Services, at hbridges@gardner-webb.edu.

 

 

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.