Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

Visiting Faculty Position
Department of Chemistry
Randolph-Macon College

The Department of Chemistry at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a visiting faculty position in chemistry, to commence September 2018. The position will hold a yearly contract, renewable for up to three years. We seek a faculty member who is strongly committed to teaching chemistry at a liberal arts college, with preference given to candidates with a passion for and experience teaching organic chemistry courses. Ph.D. required. Randolph-Macon is a selective residential liberal arts college located 15 miles north of Richmond, VA and 90 miles south of Washington, DC. For more information about the department, see http://www.rmc.edu/departments/chemistry

Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, 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 2018 Visiting Chemistry 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 Chemistry Department, Dr. Serge Schreiner (sschreiner@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.

Applications will be reviewed starting March 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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

 

Tenure Track - Assistant Professor of Classics

Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia seeks candidates for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of Classics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2018.  Ph.D. in hand by that date and evidence of teaching excellence are strongly 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. The successful applicant will have an understanding for a coeducational, collegial, undergraduate, liberal arts environment. The annual seven course teaching load (3-1-3) will require the ability to teach: 1. Greek and Roman History 2. Greek and/or Latin at all levels, and 3. other general education classics and/or history courses in translation. Areas of specialization are open, but the candidate must be prepared to respond to the needs of both the departmental and general education programs. 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and statement of research interests in one PDF document via email to Prof. Elizabeth A. Fisher c/o Ms. Mimi Carter at mimicarter@rmc.edu. In addition, please send or have sent up-to-date transcripts and three current letters of recommendation. Information about the Classics Department can be found at: http://www.rmc.edu/departments/classics. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. 

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.

 

Tenure Track - Assistant Professor of Communication Studies.

Randolph-Macon College is seeking a faculty member to anchor the human communication offerings in a communication studies department that equally emphasizes rhetoric, mass communication, and human communication.

A Ph.D. in communication at time of appointment is required.

The successful candidate should be a specialist in interpersonal communication with the appropriate preparation to teach advanced undergraduate courses in relational communication, family communication, intercultural communication, and qualitative research methods. The successful candidate might also be called upon to teach courses in conflict communication and health communication.

All full-time faculty in the department also participate in the teaching of Introduction to Communication Studies; Principles of Public Communication; Interpersonal & Small Group Communication; Communication Theory; and Senior Seminar in Communication Studies and in advising communication studies majors.

The normal full-time faculty teaching load is 20-22 semester hours per academic year. In practical terms, this means the successful candidate can anticipate teaching three courses per semester (18 hours) as well as team-teaching COMM 201 with two colleagues in both semesters (2 hours—the course’s 3 hours distributed 1-1-1 among the team-teaching faculty in both semesters).

Communication Studies is still a relatively new major at Randolph-Macon College. Approved by the Faculty in 2010, Communication Studies is now one of the most popular majors at the college. It enrolls a wide range of students with varied career interests, including some who successfully undertake and present research at undergraduate research conferences and professional meetings. The department’s academic program won the 2016 Rex Mix Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Education awarded by NCA’s Undergraduate College & University Section.

Randolph-Macon College stresses excellence in undergraduate teaching. There is also an expectation that faculty be professionally active and offer service to the institution, and the Department of Communication Studies is proud of its record in both areas.

Randolph-Macon College is a selective residential liberal arts college growing to an enrollment of 1,500 students. It has been located since 1870 in Ashland, Virginia,  15 miles North of downtown Richmond and 90 miles South of Washington, D.C.

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.

All applicants should submit (1) a letter of application, (2) their curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of recommendation, and (4) a diversity statement in response to the following prompt: “How do your experience and career aspirations contribute to the College’s goal of excellence through diversity?” 

These materials should be sent, ideally in a single file, to administrative assistant Mimi Carter at mimicarter@rmc.edu. Clearly indicate that the application is for the communication studies position.

Application deadline is October 20. Semi-finalists will be interviewed at the National Communication Association meeting in Dallas. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit (1) a teaching philosophy statement, (2) a research philosophy statement, and (3) evidence of successful teaching before or at the interview. Finalists will be asked to submit a writing sample.

 

Founding Chair, Nursing Department 

Rare opportunity for an academic nursing leader to become the founding chair of a newly established, well-funded BSN program at Randolph-Macon College, a liberal arts college with a strong commitment to excellence, in Ashland, VA. 

The founding Chair will implement an innovative curriculum grounded in the liberal arts, obtain accreditation from CCNE and state board approval, recruit faculty, teach in the program, and work in a truly inter-professional, collegial environment. The Chair will provide the vision for the future of the department’s education, research, and service, as well as manage finances, faculty development and reviews, and student recruitment, and perform other necessary functions of a chair.

Requirements for the position include an RN license in Virginia or compact state, a PhD or DNP, and at least three years of academic leadership experience, preferably with undergraduate nursing education. This is an ideal opportunity to make a difference in a community that strongly supports the College and is a short distance from Richmond. Faculty rank is commensurate with experience, and appointment will be tenure track.  

Randolph-Macon College is a selective, co-educational, residential liberal arts and sciences institution growing to an enrollment of 1,500 students.  Located in Ashland, Virginia, the College is 15 miles north of downtown Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, D.C.

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.

Please send as pdf, doc, or docx attachments a cover letter, which should address your teaching philosophy and vision of the significance of diversity in the program, and a cv, including reference names and contact information, to Mimi Carter at mimicarter@rmc.edu.  Review of applications will begin on January 31st.

 

Visiting Professor of Criminology Position - Randolph-Macon College

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Visiting Instructor of Criminology position (with the possibility to become tenure-track) to begin in September 2018. Successful candidates will be prepared to teach Introduction to Criminology, Criminological Theory, as well as, courses in their area of interest with the possibility of contributing to 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.) in Criminology or Sociology with an expertise in Criminology is required and teaching experience is 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 immediately. To assure consideration, please apply by February 23rd, 2018. Qualified candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and 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 Criminology VI 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.

 

Staff Opportunities:

DIRECTOR OF SHOW CHOIR

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a Director of Show Choir.  Reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the qualified candidate for this newly created full time, 12-month position will be responsible for all facets of directing/coordinating a campus show choir with associated voice/dance programs.  The Director will create and operate the program as an extra-curricular activity for students and be required to actively recruit new students to the College and this exciting program. 

Responsibilities include: conducting all rehearsals and performance activities; design shows to include themes, music selections, choreography and staging; working with contract choreographers, music arrangers, videographers, photographers and others needed to run the program; recruitment and retention of students to the program; and managing the budget and all financial responsibilities associated with the program. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and proven ability to create, choreograph, teach, and direct a show choir program including experience in recruitment efforts required.  Master’s preferred.  Candidate must have minimum 2 years’ experience as a director or assistant director with a college or high school show choir program.  Applicants will possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills and have a working knowledge of show choir competition and national best practices. 

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/scrmc1 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page.  

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon 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.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

 

SERVICE WORKER - Part-Time

Randolph-Macon College seeks two high-energy individuals to perform multiple tasks.  Emphasis will be in housekeeping service and setting up equipment for college and non-college events as needed.  Occasional lifting or moving of materials up to 50 lbs. required.  High school diploma or GED, and valid driver’s license required.  Position is 20 hours per week, 8 hours (6:00am – 2:30pm with a half-hour break for lunch) on Saturday and Sunday, 4 hours one evening during the week. Additional work on weekends and evenings due to special events is required.

Competitive benefits package offered including:  access to health and dental insurance; free tuition up to two academic courses per semester for employees; 50% tuition remission for employee dependent children after one year of employment; eligibility to participate in the College retirement plan with an employer match after one year of employment; accrued paid time off; and free access to all campus facilities, including campus gym, and most events (speakers, plays, concerts, athletics, etc.)

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/SrvWkr 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.