Belmont Abbey College Human Resources
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Human Resources Department
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012
Mission Statement of Belmont Abbey College
Our mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others.
Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution. The College, which is more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica. In keeping with the monks’ age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students–aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified.
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Current Job Postings
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|English Adjunct Positions||Academics||Full-time||Open||Spring 2016|
|Director of Residence Life||Administration||Full-Time||Open||June 1st, 2016|
|Resident Director||Administration||Full-Time||Open||Spring, 2016|
|Campus Police Officer||Administration||Full-Time||Open||Spring 2016|
|Security Guard||Administration||Full-time||Open||Spring 2016|
English Adjunct Positions
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjuncts to teach first-year writing and sophomore survey literature classes in our Adult Degree Program both at our main campus and at our Charlotte Catholic campus. These are evening classes, taught from 6:00-8:00 pm and 8:15-10:15pm, in short 8-week sessions. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in English. Candidates must also have experience teaching similar courses at the college level.
Communications Essentials (the college’s basic writing course) and Rhetoric and Writing I and II (the college’s first-year writing sequence) focus on mastering grammar and Standard English, learning classical rhetorical approaches, developing critical thinking skills, and improving information literacy. Through assigned class readings, students also learn to appreciate the best that has been written in the Western tradition.
EN 211 and EN 212 are the two core curriculum literature courses required of Belmont Abbey College students. EN 211 exposes students to classics of Western literature in the ancient/classical world, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance, with an emphasis on epic poetry and drama. EN 212 exposes students to classics of modern Western literature, with an emphasis on shorter forms of poetry and prose. The broad objective of the core curriculum of Belmont Abbey College is to introduce students to the Catholic intellectual tradition; in EN 211 and EN 212, students read, discuss, write about, and appreciate selected texts of the Western literary canon in relation to that tradition.
A review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vita to Dr. Angela Miss, Director of Rhetoric and Writing, English Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
Director of Residential Life
Belmont Abbey College announces a search for a Director of Residence Life. This position is responsible for the overall residential experience of over 700 residents in 6 residence halls and will provide guidance and leadership to the Office of Residence Life. Additionally, the position oversees the Student Government Association (SGA) and is responsible for the residential on-campus student conduct system. The position reports to the Dean of Student Life and is a key member of the Student Life team. The Director of Residence Life will perform the duties of the position and other tasks assigned for the good of the college community.
The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years progressive experience in residence life management, student disciplinary procedures, and residential community development. The ideal candidate must understand, support, and value the building of residential and student community dedicated to a robust Catholic vision and the hallmarks of a Benedictine education.
The successful candidate should have: a Master’s degree in higher education, counseling or another relevant field and at least five years of management experience in residence life with a record of increased responsibility, and a dedication to student services in a Catholic, Benedictine setting.
The Director must at once be a valiant spokesperson for student life grounded in a Catholic, Benedictine character, and also be able to communicate policies, procedures, and the values of the institution to a broad spectrum of students who may be unfamiliar with those values. The Director of Residence Life should have an understanding of and enthusiasm for bringing about the principles of Ex Corde Ecclesiae through the on-campus experience.
The successful candidate will have an exemplary work ethic, be able to motivate Residence Life staff and students, understand the “big picture” while also not afraid to roll up his or her sleeves to do the organizational work that will build a residential student community that nourishes the mind, body, and spirit of the whole student.
This position begins June 1, 2016 and the review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, all application materials must be received. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers for three (3) professional references. All materials should be sent electronically to email@example.com. Please reference Director of Residential Life in the subject line of your email.
The Residence Director (RD) for Residence Life provides a safe and healthy environment within the residence halls that is conducive to learning and community development. The RD position is live-in. Each Resident Director is given a specific set of students to work with, all while working collaboratively with the Residence Life staff to ensure a positive community campus-wide. The RD, under the direction of the Director of Residence Life, builds a professional team among the Resident Assistant staff supervising their management of each residential area; responsible for the RA on-call schedule; and manages the Residence Life Program Model while upholding the Benedictine beliefs and development of the residential community, Catholic identity, and mission of Belmont Abbey College.
The incumbent must have strong communication skills, be highly organized, and have the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse population and personalities. He/she must be able to effectively communicate and relay information between students, parents, and administrators, while respecting appropriate confidentiality. The incumbent must be customer service driven with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills. The incumbent must be very flexible with the ability to respond to crisis in a calm, responsible and effective manner. The incumbent must demonstrate creativity, energy, and be willing to be consistently available. Strong supervisory skills are a must with the ability to bring a diverse population together as a team. The ability to create, maintain and guide professional relationships with students is an important ability to have in this position.
In addition to the personal characteristics already described, the incumbent supports, embraces, and instills the habit of Excellence and Virtue to foster the vision of Belmont Abbey College as a Benedictine institution that finds glory in the true, the beautiful, and the good. The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support the richness of our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff, and the greater community.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree is preferred. Experience in residence life is recommended with preference given to those who have experience managing residential communities. This is a 12 month, live-in position. The work environment is an office, residence hall, and campus setting which require the ability to work 40 hours per week in the main office followed by management availability of halls and office after business hours. Duty nights and weekends are shared among the professional staff of Residence Life. While on-duty, acts as a resource for the RA on-duty staff and Campus Police. The position requires the ability to make walking rounds of campus and the residence halls. An unfurnished on-campus apartment is provided with an on-campus meal plan.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Police Officers
Belmont Abbey College is currently seeking qualified applications to fill the position of Campus Police Officer. Under the direction of the Director of Campus Safety/Chief of Police, the Campus Police Officer will provide for crime prevention, personal safety awareness programs, and constant attention to the correction of potentially hazardous conditions. The Campus Police Officer will assure that all persons may participate in life at Belmont Abbey College in a safe and peaceful manner; and receive support, aid, and protection. This position educates, protects life and property, assures safe and orderly movement about campus, deters criminal activity, and serves the continually changing needs of the community. The Campus Police Officer maintains all daily documentation required by the department and/or the state.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate of basic law enforcement training in North Carolina and have the ability to acquire and maintain campus police certification in the state of North Carolina. A valid drivers’ license and a proven ability to handle emergencies efficiently and effectively is required. Flexibility in scheduling and the ability to adjust to changes in work schedules are a must. The work environment is a campus setting which may require physical demands such as climbing stairs, walking and standing for long periods of time or those that must be met as part of the campus police certification criteria. Wearing a uniform is a required. The work schedule requires odd hours and rotating shifts.
The incumbent must be self-motivated and dedicated to fulfilling the unique needs of a college environment. The incumbent must demonstrate strong leadership qualities, be able to think independently and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. The incumbent must be able to understand adolescent problems and have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with different personalities on a daily basis. The incumbent must demonstrate a positive attitude and positive action through a display of courtesy, congeniality, cooperation, sensitivity, and professionalism. In addition to the personal characteristics already described, the incumbent supports, embraces, and instills the habit of excellence and virtue to foster the vision of Belmont Abbey College as a Benedictine institution.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at email@example.com.
Belmont Abbey College is currently seeking qualified applications to fill the position of Security Guard. Under the direction of the Director of Campus Safety/Chief of Police, the Security Guard will perform various functions related to campus safety such as secure buildings after hours and open buildings prior to business hours; issue campus citations; patrol campus to ensure the safety of all college constituents; escort students/employees as needed; interact with faculty, staff, students, and visitors routinely; and perform clerical functions such as complete reports. The Security Guard will assist in assuring that all persons may participate in life at Belmont Abbey College in a safe and peaceful manner; and receive support, aid, and protection. This position educates, protects life and property, assures safe and orderly movement about campus, deters criminal activity, and serves the continually changing needs of the community.
The ideal candidate will have a High School diploma with a minimum of 1 year of security guard experience. Certification in North Carolina as a Security Guard and a valid drivers’ license is required. Flexibility in scheduling and the ability to adjust to changes in work schedules are a must. The work environment is a campus setting which may require physical demands such as climbing stairs, walking and standing for long periods of time. The work schedule requires odd hours and rotating shifts.
The incumbent must be self-motivated and dedicated to fulfilling the unique needs of a college environment. The incumbent must be able to understand adolescent problems and have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with different personalities on a daily basis. The incumbent must demonstrate a positive attitude and positive action through a display of courtesy, congeniality, cooperation, sensitivity, and professionalism. The incumbent must possess strong oral and written communication skills. In addition to the personal characteristics already described, the incumbent supports, embraces, and instills the habit of excellence and virtue to foster the vision of Belmont Abbey College as a Benedictine institution.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at firstname.lastname@example.org
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