Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

Assistant Professor in Sociology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for an Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall semester 2018. Area of specialty is open but an emphasis in public health and/or medical sociology is preferred. Successful candidates will be prepared to teach Sociological Theory as well as courses in their area of interest with the possibility of teaching in the Women’s Studies Program and/or the Black Studies Program. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellence in and commitment to student-centered teaching in the liberal arts tradition. Ph.D. (or A.B.D.) required and teaching experience preferred. Randolph-Macon is a selective, residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont in Ashland, Virginia, 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, DC.

Review of applications will begin on August 12, 2017, at the American Sociological Association annual meeting. Applications are due by September 1, 2017. Qualified candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, description of teaching experience, syllabi, and a summary of student evaluations), a research agenda, a diversity statement (describing how you incorporate diversity into your teaching, research, and/or service) and contact information for three references to Ms. Sabrina Granderson (SabrinaGranderson@rmc.edu), subject line Sociology Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Denise Bissler (dbissler@rmc.edu).  Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

 

Assistant Professor in Psychology

The Psychology Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall semester 2018.  Applicants must hold an advanced degree in psychology at the time of appointment.  Area of specialty is open; an emphasis in developmental, community, or health psychology is preferred.  Teaching experience is also preferred.  Successful candidates will be prepared to teach Research Methods as well as courses in their area of interest at introductory and upper levels. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating a potential to build an engaging undergraduate research program.  Randolph-Macon is a selective, residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful Virginia piedmont in Ashland, Virginia, 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, DC.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and future research plans, a diversity statement (describing how your background prepares you to incorporate diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service), and contact information for three individuals who can serve as references to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Psychology Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kristen Klaaren (kklaaren@rmc.edu).  Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

 

Tenure Track - Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies

The Asian Studies Program at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, to begin in the Fall semester of 2018. Teaching duties include a 3-1-3 teaching load in the areas of first-year Japanese, conversational Japanese, Japanese reading and composition, and/or other areas of the candidate’s expertise and interest.  

Japanese is a vibrant area of study at Randolph-Macon. Japanese Studies was approved as a new minor program in 2017, precipitating the creation of a new tenure line to enhance course offerings beyond the intermediate level. Since 2012 the College has received substantial grant support from U.S.-Japan Council TOMODACHI Initiative, the Japan Foundation, the Association of Asian Studies, and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, enabling robust travel and development opportunities for students and faculty alike. Randolph-Macon is also proud to host the Virginia Governor’s Japanese Language Academy, a residential summer program for high-school students competitively chosen from across the state.

Randolph-Macon College is a selective, co-educational, residential liberal arts and sciences institution of 1,500 students, located in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont region, fifteen miles north of Richmond. We value diversity, and are committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. 

The successful applicant will have 1) a Ph.D. in hand or very near completion; 2) native or near-native proficiency in English and Japanese; 3) a demonstrated passion for undergraduate education; 4) the promise of a strong scholarly agenda; and 5) a commitment to fostering diversity and cross-cultural understanding. 

To apply, please send only the following materials to mimicarter@rmc.edu :  1) a two- to three-page cover letter, incorporating statements on teaching, scholarship, and service; (2) CV; and 3) three letters of reference, at least one of which must discuss candidate’s teaching.  Review of candidates will begin on 11/1; questions may be directed to search committee chair Todd Munson, at tmunson@rmc.edu

 

 

 

Staff Opportunities:

SYSTEMS ENGINEER – TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

Randolph-Macon College, is currently seeking a system engineer to provide technology support services in an academic environment.  The primary focus for this position is configuring, installing and maintaining college technology including, but not limited to: computers in classrooms, laboratories, and meeting spaces; projectors; TVs; printers; lab instruments; and desktop software.  Successful candidates will be able to show their ability and relevant experience for the following:  installation and support for computers and other equipment used in classrooms, labs, and conference rooms; hardware and software troubleshooting; and the ability to assist faculty and staff in the use of technology. Experience with IT inventory and asset management is considered a plus. 

Qualifications:  Prefer candidates with a minimum of two years of work experience in an end user computer and software installation, maintenance and support role.  B.S. degree in Computer Science or related area required. A combination of relevant education and work experience may be considered for the degree requirement.  This position requires the use of a personal vehicle and current driver’s license.  Candidates must be capable of routinely lifting between 35-45 pounds and willing to climb ladders and scaffolding up to 25 feet high. The job requires the ability to push loaded equipment carts weighing up to 150 pounds.  The normal workweek is 37.5 hours, but this position may require an alternate work schedule to accommodate coverage requirements.  Employees in this position will be expected to work weekends and evenings to provide technology support from time to time.  This position also includes an on-call rotation requirement.

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 http://bit.ly/setsrmc

Founded in 1830, the College has approximately 1450 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, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.  We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.  The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST 

The McGraw-Page Library at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Academic Technology Specialist. Duties include processing of print and digital course reserve materials, training and support on the use of equipment and software (e.g., video production, design, printing), and support of faculty and students in the design and production of posters and multimedia presentations. This position is located at a public service desk, and supervises student employees.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, experience with MS Office, digital imaging, and video editing software. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team, will have good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability and willingness to learn new technological tools and techniques. A strong service orientation is essential.

To Apply: Send a 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 http://bit.ly/ats-rmc.

Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.  We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.  The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Trades Assistant

Randolph-Macon College seeks applications for a Trades Assistant.  Duties include assisting trades technicians and supporting Special Events.  High school diploma or GED equivalent, a valid Virginia drivers license, and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds required.  Minimum of one year work experience in one or more basic building trades to include carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing and mechanical trades. Paid on-call duty required on a rotating basis with other personnel.

Excellent benefits package including health, dental, retirement and tuition remission. 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: http://bit.ly/rmcth or complete an application M-F from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Human Resources, Peele Hall, 204 Henry Street, Ashland, VA 23005. 

Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students.  We welcome applications from members of underrepresented populations.  The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.