Employment Opportunities at SWCC

Southwestern Christian College is a comprehensive four-year institution with an annual enrollment of 400 students, located 32 miles east of the Dallas metroplex. SwCC is seeking candidates with a strong appreciation for the community college concept and a commitment to the Christian college philosophy.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of application and resume’ to: Dr. Ervin Seamster, Jr., President/CEO, Southwestern Christian College, 200 Bowser Circle, Terrell, TX 75160 or you may send via email to PresidentSeamster@mail.com

SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Basic Job Description: Under the direction of the President, the Dean of Academic Affairs serves as the chief academic officer of the college and is responsible for the educational policy and academic programs. This includes program review and improvement, accreditation and self-evaluation, assessment of student learning and success, as well as the encouragement and improvement of teaching and learning. Their primary leadership will be in planning, implementing, and coordinating the educational programs of the college. The Dean will be accountable for achievement of College goals and objectives within the scope of Academic Affairs as set forth in the College's Strategic Plan, and for assessing and meeting the educational needs for all enrolled students.

Minimum Job Qualifications: This candidate is an experienced leader with a focused commitment to teaching, learning and academic excellence to promote student success. Must be able to inspire staff, students and campus community toward academic achievement. Provides oversight of assessment of Student Learning Outcomes and college-wide accreditation. Provides leadership and oversight for enrollment management services, coordinates the schedule of classes, degree plans and graduation requirements. Presides over faculty meetings and evaluates faculty performance.

Education and/or Experience: Master's Degree required, earned Doctorate preferred. 4+ years of administrative level leadership in higher education, 2+ teaching experience in higher education, demonstrated skill in protecting private and sensitive documents/communication, able to work with a diverse community: academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and those with disabilities.

Salary negotiable/commensurate with experience.

Basic Job Description: The Title III Director is responsible for the overall implementation and management of the Title III grant, including conformance with all applicable Federal and College regulations. The Director ensures that the President's vision and priorities are reflected in all activities approved for funding, and serves as the President's official agent on all Title III matters.

The director must ensure that the implementation process for Title III Activities is consistent with the regulations governing Title III, as well as with College Policies and Procedures. This person must work in collaboration with the Office of Fiscal Affairs to ensure that an efficient system for fiscal controls and routine reporting of Title III funds is maintained.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree preferred. Should have strong verbal and written communication skills. 5+ years experience in grant research and writing.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Basic Job Description: This faculty member will be responsible to teach courses in Developmental English and reading.  English will include language, grammar, and comprehensive writing structure. Reading will aid in literacy development by working with student in areas like comprehension, vocabulary and fluid reading.

Minimum Job Qualifications: Developmental Studies Instructor

Education and/or Experience:

- Masters degree in English and/or Reading or 18 graduate hours in teaching area.

- A minimum of four years’ experience in higher education with an established record of classroom performance.

- Demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrate proficiency in report writing.

Position: Grant Writer

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree. Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals. 2+ years experience in grant writing, fund-raising and/or corporate networking. Excellent grammar and strong research skills needed; knowledge of college fund-raising and availability of educational grants is preferred. Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources. Must have attention to details and ability to meet deadlines.

Email resume to: presidentseamster@mail.com

Position: Residence Hall Staff

Hours: 20 - 40 hours per week (some weekends)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Dorms: Men and Women

Description: Residential Staff play a central role in building a community for students. Their role is to enforce and ensure adherence to all rules of the college and regulations for dorm life, including: sanitation, quiet hours, visitation, etc. Staff members are also responsible for maintaining favorable residential life and will host weekly meetings to discuss issues specific to the dorm including resident conflicts, housekeeping and special dorm only activities and events. Residential Staff should foster a professional relationship with students while offering welcoming environment to promote a "home away from home" experience.

Requirements: Associates Degree or Higher. Experience in residential life and/or student affairs is preferred, but not required. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment, demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities are required. Residential staff members are required to live in dorm when on duty.

Assignment: 12 months, with breaks for Holidays and College Approved Holidays.

Email resume to: presidentseamster@mail.com

Basic Job Description: Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature. Reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Minimum Job Qualifications: English Language and Literature Teacher

Education and/or Experience:

- Masters degree in English and Literature or 18 graduate hours in teaching area

- A minimum of four years’ experience in higher education with an established record of classroom performance.

- Demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrate proficiency in report writing.

Basic Job Description: The faculty member will teach courses in biology, chemistry and anatomy and physiology.  Instructor will prepare students for careers in health and science by offering both basic and advanced courses. Reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Minimum Job Qualifications: Science Teacher

Education and/or Experience:

- Masters degree in Biology and/or Chemistry or additional 18 graduate hours in other sciences. Doctorate degree preferred.

- A minimum of four years’ experience in higher education with an established record of classroom performance.

- Demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrate proficiency in report writing.

Basic Job Description: Recruit new students via school visits, written, electronic and phone communication. Participate in on-campus outreach events such as High School Day, Lectureship, etc. Direct clerical and administrative duties in the Admissions office. Reports to the President.

Minimum Job Qualifications: Lead Admissions Recruiter (Full-Time)

Education and/or Experience:

- Associate's degree or Higher

- 5 years professional proven experience

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Possess and maintain a valid driver's license

Basic Job Description: Recruit new students via school visits, written, electronic and phone communication. Participate in on-campus outreach events such as High School Day, Lectureship, etc.  Assist with clerical and administrative duties in the Admissions office. Reports to the Director of Admissions.

Minimum Job Qualifications: Admissions Recruiters (Part-Time)

Education and/or Experience:

- Associate's degree

- 1-2 years professional experience

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Possess and maintain a valid driver's license

Basic Job Description: Assist the Vice President of Students Affairs with discipline for the Male students on campus. Serve as a mentor and assist in development of students into leaders, eventually becoming World Changers. Reports to Vice President of Student Affairs.

Minimum Job Qualifications: Admissions Recruiters (Part-Time)

Education and/or Experience:

- 5 years of service in an academic environment.

- Bachelor's Degree or Higher

- Develops positive and respectful relationships with the students.

- Assists in providing a safe and secure environment for students so they can focus their attention on their education.

- Exercises decisive leadership in crisis situations.