Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

VISITING FACULTY IN BIOLOGY 
RANDOLPH-MACON COLLEGE

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology to begin in September 2018. This is a two-year position, with the second-year renewal based on performance. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biology or a related field at time of hire; teaching experience is preferred. The successful applicant will contribute to teaching Genetics and/or Microbiology; candidates with experience leading inquiry-driven laboratories in these areas are desirable. We encourage candidates seeking to gain teaching experience in the liberal arts setting 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 the state capital Richmond, which was recently named one of the best places to live by U.S. World News Report and one of the top ten “Up-&-Coming U.S. Cities.” 

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.

Qualified candidates should submit 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. Statement of teaching philosophy should highlight specific examples of experience with inquiry-driven laboratories and/or prospective ideas for developing inquiry-driven laboratories. Applications should be submitted electronically, as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial, to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Biology Search. 

Review of applications will begin April 6 and continue until the position is filled. 

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

   

Visiting Professor of Criminology Position

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.

 

Founding Director of Chamber Orchestra, Assistant or Associate Professor of Music

The Music Program in the Department of Arts at RANDOLPH-MACON COLLEGE (Ashland, Virginia) announces an exciting new program in instrumental music and invites applications for a tenure-track position to lead that initiative through the establishment of a chamber orchestra.  The position will begin in fall 2018. We seek a director of instrumental music with the experience and qualifications to establish and lead a chamber orchestra, as well as teach courses in music theory and recruit students to the program.  Candidates with experience in composition are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate should have or be in the final stages of completing a DMA or PhD in music and have a commitment to both the development of individual students and to the liberal arts.

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 is 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.

Candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy (which addresses your vision for the chamber orchestra), and contact information for three references to Ms. Sabrina Granderson <SabrinaGranderson@rmc.edu>, subject line Music Search.   For more information about the College, please visit our website <www.rmc.edu>. Deadline for applications is APRIL 8.

 

Staff Opportunities:

 

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, including the Provost, the Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. 

Responsibilities include composing written correspondence; requesting, collecting and filing confidential information; scheduling and coordinating campus events; maintaining the file system; compiling information for faculty standing committees; following through with disseminating correspondence and reports; proof-reading; greeting visitors and answering phones.

Qualifications: The candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word, pay strict attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents and visitors to the College.  Must handle confidential information with discretion and be able to manage projects independently.  A high school diploma plus three to five years related work experience required.  A college degree is a plus.  Experience in college administration helpful. 

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 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.

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/rmc1146 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately. 

 

Campus Safety Officer - Part-time

Randolph-Macon College seeks a part-time Campus Safety Officer to be a part of our Campus Safety team.  The Campus Safety Officer serves and protects the community and property of the college, responds to and documents 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.  High school diploma or GED, computer knowledge and aptitude, and excellent communication skills required.  DCJS Training and Certification required within 180 days and is provided by the college.  The ability to pass background investigation is required.  Shifts are based on an alternating two-week schedule as follows:  Week One: Tuesday and Wednesday, 8pm – 12am.   Week Two:  Thursday 8pm – 4am, Friday, 8pm – 8am, Saturday, 8pm – 8am.  Shifts will total 40 hours per two-week pay period.  Successful candidates must be flexible and willing to work extra shifts and special events as needed.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 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.

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/rmc1147 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately. 

 

ASSISTANT FIELD HOCKEY COACH 

Randolph-Macon College, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, invites applicants for an Assistant Field Hockey Coach.  This position runs July 15– May 15.  Qualifications: bachelor’s degree and previous competitive playing experience at the college or university level required; previous coaching experience preferred. Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all practice and game day preparation, as well as coordinating travel, ordering equipment/apparel, aiding in fundraising efforts, performing tactical analysis of opponents, tracking academic progress of student-athletes, recruitment of perspective student-athletes and any other duties assigned by head coach or athletic director.  Must have a valid driver’s license with satisfactory motor vehicle record by insurance standards.

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/rmc1148 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page. 

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.

 

IT SERVICE SPECIALIST 

Randolph-Macon College seeks an IT Service Specialist to be a part of the Information Technology Services (ITS) team. The primary function of this position will be to provide first level technology support to faculty, staff and students using strong customer service and technology service management skills.  Support includes configuration, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting.  Also responsible for some departmental purchasing and administrative duties. 

Qualifications:  Associate degree or higher preferred.  At least two years of work experience in Microsoft Office, Apple, and Windows environment required.  Applicants must show attention to detail, have the ability to multi-task in an ever-changing environment and possess excellent customer service 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 http://bit.ly/rmc1145 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon College is a selective, private, liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia. 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. 

 

FARM/STABLE WORKER

Randolph-Macon College seeks applications for a full-time Farm/Stable Worker to work at its newly acquired horse farm, Coventry Farm.  Coventry Farm, located fewer than three miles from our Ashland campus, boasts 70 acres of pasture, has space for 33 horses, and includes an indoor riding arena, two large outdoor areas, and space for cross-country fences.  This is a 12-month position with on-call responsibilities and the possibility of onsite housing. 

Duties: Primary responsibilities include daily care of all horses and ponies stabled or kept on premises, owned by the college, boarded or on lease.  Secondary duties include basic farm maintenance and operation of farm equipment as necessary.   The position is classified as essential personnel by the College.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED along with extensive working knowledge of horses and horse care required.  Prior experience as a farm/stable worker preferred. 

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/rmc01 and click “Apply” in the top-right corner of the page 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.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon College is a selective, private, liberal arts college located in Ashland, Virginia. 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.