Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

French: The Department of Modern Languages at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, invites application for a full-time tenure-track position in French at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August 2017.

We are seeking a generalist in French studies with expertise in pre-19th-century literature and culture. A secondary interest in areas such as French theater, politics, and/or business is welcome. The successful candidate will complement our current departmental offerings in Francophone and 19/20th century French studies and assist in developing innovative courses for pre-19th century French curriculum. Teaching responsibilities include all levels of French language and a variety of upper-level courses in literature and culture.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and an ongoing research agenda. A strong commitment to liberal arts education is essential. Teaching load is 20-22 hours per year. Completed Ph. D. in French by August 2017 preferred but ABD will be considered. Native or near-native proficiency required. Please send full dossier (including letter of application, CV, transcripts, three letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, all in one attachment) to the Faculty Administrative Assistant Ms. Mimi carter at MimiCarter@rmc.edu by no later than November 20, 2016. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Philadelphia in January 2017. Randolph-Macon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit our website www.rmc.edu. 

Visiting Assistant Professor in German Studies

The Modern Language Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Position to teach German language, and post-war literature and culture courses applicants with a secondary focus on Jewish studies, Business German or European Studies are preferred. 

Requirements: PhD or ABD, demonstrated teaching excellence, native or near-native fluency and a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Teaching load 20-22 hours per academic year. For information on the German program, see http://www.rmc.edu/academics/german-major. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts and a statement of teaching philosophy to mimicarter@rmc.edu. Review of applications will begin December 4, and continue until the position has been filled. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Philadelphia in January 2017. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Asian Studies:  The Asian Studies Program at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin in the Fall semester of 2017. Teaching duties include a 3-1-3 teaching load, comprised of four language instruction courses, and three courses in a secondary area (literature, culture, film, society, gender, etc.) in the candidate’s area(s) of teaching expertise.  The successful applicant will have

1) a Ph.D. either in hand or very near completion;

2) native or near-native proficiency in English and Mandarin Chinese;

3) a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level, and

4) the promise of a strong scholarly agenda. 

Interest and willingness to participate in January-term travel courses by the second or third year of appointment is also desirable. Randolph-Macon is a selective, co-educational, residential liberal arts and sciences college of over 1,400 students, located in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont region, just fifteen miles north of the vibrant cultural center 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.  To apply, please send 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 October 15, 2016. 

Psychology: The Psychology Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position of one or more years to begin in Fall semester 2017. Applicants must hold an advanced degree in psychology at the time of appointment. Area of specialty is open; an emphasis in applied 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 January 13, 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 Visiting 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.

Staff Opportunities:

DIRECTOR OF NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AND TRANSITION PROGRAMS

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Director of New Student Orientation and Transition Programs.  Reporting to the Dean of Academic Affairs, with close collaboration with the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month staff position will be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of Fall and Spring new student orientation for first-time, full time and transfer students.  In addition, the successful candidate will manage transition programs for students admitted into the College’s conditional admission summer program, will develop pre-orientation communication and programming for students, and will coordinate ongoing transition support for new students.  Ongoing support efforts will include a leadership role with the College’s early academic and social intervention efforts as well as the continuation and development of programs to support first generation students and others who may be having difficulty making the transition to college.   

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and experience with assisting undergraduate populations to successfully integrate into academic settings is required.  Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of success with managing large events and supervising student staff members. Knowledge of, and experience with implementing, the theories and practices related to College student development and learning preferred.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff, and to anticipate and adapt to the needs of a diverse and changing student population.  He or she will also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience with website design/management and the appropriate use of social media to communicate with student populations is desirable. 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. 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=26990&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

CAMPUS SAFETY OFFICER

Randolph-Macon College seeks a full-time Campus Safety Officer to be a part of our Campus Safety team. The Campus Safety Officer will serve both as a Patrol Officer and a Communications Officer.  Job responsibilities will include receiving and transferring calls, recording requests for assistance, dispatching officers, operating and monitoring security database systems, serving and protecting the community and property of the college, responding to and documenting reports of incidents and requests for service. The officer is responsible for promoting positive community relations in the performance of his or her job duties. Officers patrol the campus on foot, bicycle and vehicle. The position requires extensive walking, stair climbing and other physical activities. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and attention to detail is paramount. High school diploma required and college work preferred.  Computer database/Microsoft Outlook experience required along with excellent writing and communications skills. DCJS Training and Certification required within 180 days and is provided by the college. The ability to pass background investigation is required. Hours are Midnight to 8 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Successful candidates must be flexible and willing to work extra shifts and special events as needed. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of 3 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=27271&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

 

AUXILIARY SERVICES SUPERVISOR 

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time Auxiliary Services Supervisor in the Physical Plant Department.  Reporting to the Director of Operations and Physical Plant, qualified candidate will have management responsibility in the areas of grounds maintenance and special events on campus. Responsibilities include:  Planning, scheduling and directing all phases of grounds maintenance, athletic field maintenance, upkeep of sidewalks and parking lots, the campus landscape contract services, assisting in management and scheduling of the inclement weather response team; and, directly overseeing the setup and breakdown of various college and non-college events.  Duties also include the supervision of full time staff and student employees in the areas of grounds and special events.  Qualifications:  High School diploma with some college preferred.  Must have at least 5 or more years of commercial horticultural experience and at least 2 or more years of supervisory experience.  Experience with a higher-education campus is preferred.  Must be able to safely operate hand tools/motorized equipment and lift/move materials in excess of 50 pounds.  Must have a Virginia Pesticide Applicators Certificate or have the ability to obtain a certificate within the first 90 days of employment.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is required.  Qualified candidates must have proven commercial horticultural/grounds operations experience, good oral and written communication skills, and strong organizational and scheduling skills.  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=27609&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Candidates can also 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.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

LIBRARY CATALOGER

The McGraw-Page Library at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a part-time (20 hours per week), 12-month Library Cataloger to catalog materials in various formats in accordance with national and local standards. Duties for this paraprofessional position include copy cataloging of library materials in all formats, creating and maintaining electronic name and subject authority files, and training and supervising student workers.  Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, knowledge of productivity software, and the ability to learn specialized computer applications. Experience using the cataloging module of an integrated library system; cataloging coursework; and/or knowledge of MARC formats, AACR2 and/or RDA is preferred.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team and will have good interpersonal and communication skills.  To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of 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=27851&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   EOE.