Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

VISITING FACULTY IN BIOLOGY 

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor of Biology to begin in September 2016. Applicants must hold an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biology or a related field; teaching experience is preferred. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in an innovative introductory biology sequence and may teach upper-level courses in his/her area of expertise. Candidates seeking to gain teaching experience in the liberal arts setting are encouraged to apply. Randolph-Macon is a selective liberal arts college located in the city of Ashland in the beautiful Virginia piedmont, just 15 miles north of Richmond, the state capitol. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three individuals who can serve as references to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Biology Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. Randolph-Macon College values diversity and is committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Please see the Randolph-Macon Policy on Nondiscrimination for more information.

CHEMISTRY

The Department of Chemistry at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA seeks applicants to fill two Visiting Assistant Professor positions, each renewable for up to 3 years. Applicants for the first position should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, or a closely related field, and should be willing to teach introductory and advanced biochemistry and/or organic chemistry courses as well as contribute to the introductory curriculum. Applicants for the second position should possess a Ph.D. in any area of chemistry, with demonstrated experience teaching introductory chemistry courses. All applicants must excel at teaching at the undergraduate level. Willingness to perform original, publishable research with undergraduates while in residence is preferred. Ph.D. required, post-doctoral experience preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and experience, and a short description of research plans to Ms. Barbara Wirth, Departmental Secretary, at bwirth@rmc.edu. All applications must be submitted electronically as one attachment. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be provided confidentially under separate cover. The search will commence on March 4, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.

Randolph-Macon College is located in Ashland, VA, approximately 20 minutes from Richmond, 90 minutes south of Washington, DC, and 60 minutes from Williamsburg. Randolph-Macon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome applications from historically underrepresented groups. The College will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

DIRECTOR OF THE McGRAW-PAGE LIBRARY

Randolph-Macon College is accepting applications for the position of Director of the McGraw-Page Library. Reporting to the Office of the Provost, the library director will provide strategic vision and leadership for the library’s support of academic programs and student learning. The library director will work collaboratively with the offices of other academic services to develop and implement a learning commons. The College seeks an enthusiastic and innovative leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts and undergraduate education. This is a tenure track, 12-month faculty position.

Responsibilities:

• Provides vision, leadership, and advocacy for the college library
• Works collaboratively with academic support services to design and implement a learning commons
• In collaboration with the library faculty, develops and manages library budgets and educational resources
• Provides strategic planning and assessment, as well as operational oversight of library staff, services, collections, and spaces
• Serves as a liaison to selected academic departments, participating in a full range of outreach services including reference, instruction, and collection development
• Represents the library in the local, regional and national library communities

Required Education and Experience:

• MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
• Minimum of five years’ experience in progressively responsible supervisory positions

Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with strategic planning, developing new initiatives, and budgeting
• Earned doctoral degree

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information of three professional references electronically to Mimi Carter, Faculty Secretary, MimiCarter@rmc.edu, with the subject line “Library Director Search.” If possible, please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate's last name and first initial. Review of application will begin immediately; applications received by May 25, 2016 will receive full consideration. Expected start date is August 15, 2016.

Staff Opportunities:

SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER

Randolph-Macon College seeks applications for a Senior Web Developer in the Marketing and Communications Office.  Qualified candidate will provide technical web support and assist with Web site development and production to support the college’s marketing and enrollment functions. The successful candidate will have strong critical thinking and analytical skills. They will maintain and implement new Web pages and site sections as directed in the college’s content management system (CMS) back end as well as assist in the development of new .NET web applications and the maintenance and/or migration of legacy applications into the college’s CMS.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field and experience as a web developer in higher education is preferred.  Must have strong knowledge of .NET web development and Windows Server. A minimum of two years of experience is preferred as a .NET web developer.  Experience within higher education, ideally within higher education marketing, is preferred.  Must also possess expert-level knowledge of front-end development as well as operational knowledge concerning enterprise web content management systems; experience with the Sitefinity CMS, preferred. As a backup to the Director of Web Services, the Senior Web Developer  provides on-demand, after-hours coverage and should be available as needed for severe CMS technical support (e.g., outages) or web communication needs (e.g., weather closings or other crisis-related issues at the college, etc.).

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has over 1420 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21869&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

COORDINATOR OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Randolph-Macon College seeks applications for the full-time 12-month position of Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion.  The Coordinator will work with campus, regional, and national partners to offer co-curricular programming and services that foster students’ personal growth, academic success, and leadership development.  The Coordinator will develop and conduct Safe Zone Training and serve as the primary advisor for the Diversity Council.  The Coordinator will serve as an effective and engaged advocate in the development of programs that recognize and promote cultural awareness.  Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred, with two to four years of relevant experience.  Candidate must possess well-developed oral and written skills.  Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=20509&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

DIRECTOR OF DISABILITY SUPPORT SERVICES, HIGGINS ACADEMIC CENTER

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Director of Disability Support Services in the Higgins Academic Center.  Reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month position will be responsible for recommending policy and the creative implementation of programs to support students with physical, psychological, and learning disabilities.  Additional responsibilities include promoting an understanding among students, staff and faculty of issues relating to disabilities, advocating for students with disabilities, and advising college personnel on accessibility, confidentiality, and other policies and legalities regarding students with disabilities. 

Qualifications:  A master’s degree in Education, Special Education, Disability Studies, Counseling, or similar field required along with prior experience providing support for students or adults with disabilities, preferably in an educational setting.  Experience teaching students with disabilities preferred.  The successful candidate will also have knowledge of the legal landscape surrounding disability support and higher education as well as the ability to interpret diagnostic data and to identify and implement reasonable accommodations for students as needed.  Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a diverse set of clients and constituents.  Duties will involve occasional evening and/or weekend commitments.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C.  Randolph-Macon College values diversity and is committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Please see the Randolph-Macon Policy on Nondiscrimination for more information.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21133&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

DIRECTOR OF THE COMMUNICATION CENTER

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Director of the Communication Center in the Higgins Academic Center.  Reporting to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, the qualified candidate for this full time, 10-month staff position (August 15-June 15) will be responsible for the ongoing development of policies, procedures and resources for the Communication Center,  management of the Center, and recruiting student writing and speaking tutors.  In addition, the Director of Communication Center will provide programming in support of student written and oral communication, as well as guidance to faculty, staff, and students in these areas.  The Director may teach up to two courses per year in an appropriate department with the approval of the department chair and staff supervisor.

Qualifications:  A master’s degree in writing, composition, rhetoric, English, communication, or reasonable equivalent required.  Professional experience in writing or speaking across the curriculum programs or a Writing, Speaking, or Communication Center is also required.  College teaching experience with evidence of excellence and record of ongoing professional activity preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to design, create and deliver instructional materials using appropriate development tools. Experience with website design/management, social media use, and/or online education is desirable but not required. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills and communication skills; including the ability to work independently and in collaboration with learning assistance professionals and other campus partners.  Duties will involve occasional evening and/or weekend commitments.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College values diversity and is committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. Please see the Randolph-Macon Policy on Nondiscrimination for more information. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21255&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for an Administrative Assistant.  This individual will be responsible for administrative support to the Office of the Provost and the Dean of Academic Affairs. 

Duties include composing memoranda, requisitions, and other correspondence; making travel arrangements and itineraries; coordinating campus events; assisting with various reports; supervising student assistants; file maintenance ensuring confidentiality of such information;  compiling information for faculty standing committees and following through with disseminating correspondence and reports.  Requirements include the ability to: handle confidential information; work effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents, and visitors to the College; independently manage projects.  Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills.  A high school diploma plus three to five years related work experience required as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.  A college degree is a plus.  Experience in college administration helpful. 

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C.  To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21539&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately.  EOE

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR REUNION GIVING

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Assistant Director for Reunion Giving in the College Advancement Office.  Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month position will be responsible for assisting in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship programs initiated by the department of Annual Giving.  The Assistant Director will be responsible for reunion giving for classes celebrating 5th through 45th Reunions.  Additionally, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the Senior Class gift and giving from alumni in their first year after graduation.  This position requires a minimum 180 face-to-face visits a year (approx.15 per month) with alumni for fundraising purposes as well as extensive volunteer management.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of fund-raising experience is required.  Should possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines, persuasive writing and speaking skills, proficiency and a desire to work with computer databases and word processing, the ability to recruit and motivate volunteers, and an understanding and excitement about the process of solicitation and relationship-building through cultivation.  Individual should possess a high energy level, initiative, and an appreciation for the purpose and values of a traditional residential college.  Flexibility and willingness to travel and work nights and weekends are requirements.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21543&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Director of Alumni Engagement in the College Advancement Office.  Reporting to the Vice President for College Advancement, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month position will be responsible for the strategic planning, creation, implementation, and maintenance of alumni programs that foster strong relationships and good will with alumni of Randolph-Macon College.  The Director is a senior member of the Advancement Team, and works collaboratively with colleagues in the Office of Development, Events Management Group, Marketing & Communications, Admissions, Student Affairs, Athletics and the President’s Office to maximize alumni engagement, avoid duplication of efforts, and build loyalty, institutional pride, and financial support of Randolph-Macon College.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years related alumni and/or development programs experience preferred with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with volunteers and developing volunteer leadership.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the College, alumni, other constituents and the public.  The demonstrated ability to strategize, implement and build constituency programs and activities, along with a talent for motivating volunteers.  High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.  Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.  Position requires some travel and commitment to working some evenings and weekends.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21544&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS

Randolph-Macon College, a selective, co-educational, nationally-recognized liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia, seeks an energetic, highly motivated, experienced leader to be a part of the Admissions Office recruitment team. 

This position’s responsibilities include:

  • leading other members of the Admissions team,
  • assisting in the strategic planning and execution of recruitment program,
  • training new members of the Admissions team,
  • managing a recruitment territory and representing R-MC to prospective students and families on and off campus,
  • cultivating relationships with high school counselors and other internal and external constituencies,
  • evaluating applications for admission and making admission decisions,

 The successful applicant must possess:

  • a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience in college admission or a related field preferred, preferably including managing professional and/or student staff,
  • outstanding leadership and supervisory skills,
  • ability to prioritize and manage multiples tasks concurrently,
  • strong work ethic, organization, creativity and problem-solving capabilities,
  • thorough understanding of selective college admission and the undergraduate liberal arts experience,
  • excellent communication skills and high standards for accuracy,
  • a genuine desire to work with students ethically in the admission process,
  • and a willingness to travel and to work weekend and evening hours.

To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21771&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Human Resources Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month position will be responsible for daily benefit administration of the college’s health, dental, life, disability and supplemental insurance policies; and maintaining the integrity of the college’s HRIS system, ADP Workforce Now. 

Duties include: benefit orientation and enrollment for employees/retirees, billing, claims resolution, insurance renewals, and plan document/COBRA compliance; overseeing FMLA and disability claims; set-up and maintenance of employment records including  benefit elections utilizing ADP; and updating/maintenance of the HR intranet website. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, plus three years of related Human Resource experience, preferably in benefit administration.  Candidate must have excellent interpersonal/communication skills with a strong attention to detail, confidentiality, and effective time management and organization skills.  Must have excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel and use of HRIS systems.  ADP Workforce Now experience a plus.  Knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance regulations essential.

To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources, utilizing this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=22149&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

 

DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS/RESEARCH

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the position of Director of Institutional Effectiveness/Research.  Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month position will be responsible for the following: ensure reporting compliance with federal, state, and accrediting agencies; coordinate college-wide assessment and serve as an internal consultant to faculty and staff for institutional effectiveness; work with senior leadership and faculty to support strategic planning; and design and manage original research projects.

Qualifications:  A master’s degree in social science and proficiency in Excel and SPSS are required; a PhD is preferred. Experience in research, assessment, and evaluation, including survey research, questionnaire construction, data collection, statistical analysis, and report writing required.  Previous experience in institutional research and institutional effectiveness, familiarity with accreditation (specifically within the SACS-COC region), strategic planning as well as experience at a liberal arts college desired.  Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=22330&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE