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Human Resources Department

Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. 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.

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.

Current Job Postings

Visiting Assistant Professor – Spring 2015
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Belmont Abbey College invites applications for a one semester replacement position as Visiting Assistant Professor for the Spring of 2015.  The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching three sections of the second half of the Western Civilization survey course that is part of the college’s core curriculum. The applicant should also have the qualifications to teach one upper-level course in ancient history.

Ph.D. must be in hand by January 1, 2015, the time of the appointment.  Candidates should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, a willingness to be active in service to the college and community, and support for the college’s mission and vision.

Application Procedures
To assure full consideration, please submit—both via email and by post—a letter of application, c.v., sample syllabi, and the coordinates of three references, by May 2, 2014 to:

Troy Feay
Chair, Department of History Faculty Search Committee
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd.
Belmont, NC 28012
troyfeay@bac.edu

Director of Institutional Research

Responsibilities and Qualifications
Belmont Abbey College seeks a Director of Institutional Research. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director assists senior administration and academic department chairs in developing a broader understanding of the College’s effectiveness, and curricula through studies of enrollment patterns, curricular and student support assessment, and annual surveys. The Director serves as the liaison between the College and the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), coordinates reaffirmation activities, and has primary responsibility for all SACS issues, regulations, and initiatives. The successful candidate will have an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in a quantitative field and a minimum of three years’ experience working in Institutional Research. He or she will be a focused, energetic worker who is well organized, attentive to detail, and able to multi-task. The Director must demonstrate strong verbal and written skills, should be a strategic thinker, and should be politically astute. Work in the evenings and on weekends may sometimes be required.

The successful candidate will understand the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the role it plays in a liberal arts education at a Catholic, Benedictine school. He or she will support, embrace, and actively promote the habits 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 ideal candidate will also have extensive experience in strategic planning, applied institutional research and analysis, and educational assessment, in addition to a profound appreciation of Liberal Arts education and the educational value of the Humanities. This position requires strong knowledge of qualitative and quantitative measurement techniques with demonstrated command of statistics and advanced skills in using statistical and spreadsheet software (Microsoft Excel, SPSS, and/or SAS). Experience using survey design programs such as SurveyMonkey and student information systems such as PowerCampus or Banner is required.

Application Procedures
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of application and a résumé to:

Dr. Mark Newcomb
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012
704-461-6010
marknewcomb@bac.edu

Admissions Counselor
Responsibilities and Qualifications

Belmont Abbey College is currently seeking qualified applications to fill the position of Admissions Counselor. Under the direction of the Executive Director of Admissions, the Admissions Counselor shares the responsibility for planning, coordinating and participating in all recruitment programs and related activities for the express purpose of providing the College with a representative applicant pool in order to achieve the college’s enrollment objective.

The incumbent must be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, listening skills, public relations skills, polished oral and written communication skills. The incumbent must possess leadership qualities that embody integrity, adaptability, confidence, diplomacy, ethics, motivation, reliability, self-management, and teamwork. The incumbent must be energetic and creative with the ability to maintain organizational skills in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Psychology, Communications, or a related field. It is preferred that candidates have a minimum of 1 year of experience working in an admissions office or at a college campus. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and general understanding of database systems is required. A comfort level with public speaking and working well with others is required. The work environment is an office, setting which requires the ability to work odd shifts, travel up to 50% of the time by air or car, sit continuously at a computer, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Application Procedures

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to:

Mrs. Cheryl Trotter
Director of Human Relations
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012
cheryltrotter@bac.edu

Senior Executive Assistant
Responsibilities and Qualifications

Belmont Abbey College seeks a Senior Executive Assistant responsible for the overall support, organization, and coordination of the Offices of The President, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for College Relations and General Counsel. The Senior Executive Assistant manages the Executive Assistant and other staff as assigned by the Executive Staff, maintains orderly flow of the President’s appointments and coordinates President’s constantly changing calendar while effectively managing the President’s time, ensures each member of the Executive Staff is prepared for all meetings and functions (a task including the preparation of a daily schedule which may contain briefing notes, and the collation of any papers and required reading for the forthcoming meetings), establishes and maintains networks and positive working relationships with staff at all levels of the College, as well as external stakeholders, and schedules and makes necessary arrangements for meetings with on and off campus individuals.

In addition, the Senior Executive Assistant makes all arrangements for Executive Staff travel, including directions and background materials, assesses matters coming into the Executive Suite and informs the Executive Staff while ensuring absolute confidentiality is maintained, supports the Executive Staff in meeting internal and external deadlines, conducts research and compiles information on various topics as requested by the Executive Staff, assists the Executive Staff with the preparation of management reports and presentations, including background material, as required, manages incoming mail and other external and internal forms of communication and responses, ensures responses are prepared and redirected as appropriate for internal and external inquiries, including coordination of input from other areas of the College, prepares and reconciles expense reports and invoices for the Executive Staff, coordinates meetings for Executive Management Team, Board of Trustees, and Board of Trustee Committee, and records and maintains minutes from various College meetings.

The incumbent must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times, as well as present a positive attitude reflecting the mission of Belmont Abbey College while providing high levels of service.    The incumbent must be well organized, able to manage multiple priorities and to work independently with minimal direction while meeting deadlines in a professional and personable manner.  Due to the confidential nature of the position, the incumbent must be able to safe guard confidential materials.   The incumbent must be able to act with good judgment and discretion and possess demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills. Other required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, a minimum of 5 – 7 years’ experience supporting at the executive level, advanced knowledge of Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Prior experience working in a college or university is a plus.

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.  Furthermore the incumbent must be committed to the mission of the College.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to:

Mrs. Cheryl Trotter
Director of Human Relations
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012
cheryltrotter@bac.edu

Chair, Sport Management Department/Director, Motorsports Management Program
Responsibilities and Qualifications

Belmont Abbey College is seeking a Chair of the Sport Management Department and Director of the Motorsports Management Program, to begin August 1, 2014.  This position, which works closely with the Chair of the Business Department and reports to the Division Chair for Professional Studies and to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, requires a doctorate in Sport Management, at least three years’ experience in the field, and a proven record of outstanding teaching.  Ideally, the applicant will also have had experience serving in an administrative capacity.  In addition to teaching three courses per semester, he or she will run the two departments, supervise part- and full-time faculty, and advise majors and minors.  The successful applicant will also recruit adjunct professors and work regularly with the Motorsports Advisory Board to identify internships for our Motorsport students and funding opportunities for the program.  The ideal candidate will be collegial, hard working, well organized, and able to multi-task. He or she must also have the ability to articulate the importance of a liberal arts education and be enthusiastic about teaching and learning in the context of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition.  He or she will also be able to manage a small budget effectively and have a good sense of humor.  Active support of the College’s mission and the ability and desire to mentor students and junior faculty effectively are required.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a vita, unofficial copies of their graduate school transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Dr.  Gary Scott
Chair, Department of Business
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC  28012
garyscott@bac.edu

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

 

 

Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Responsibilities and Qualifications

Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Head Men’s Basketball Coach.  The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will oversee all aspects of an established collegiate basketball program, including, but not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward degree, budgeting, scheduling, game and practice preparation, individual and team development, facility maintenance, fundraising, and community activity.  The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by the NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and Belmont Abbey College.  Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a work history and vision in the recruitment of student-athletes that fits well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue.  The minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree as well as previous experience coaching competitive men’s basketball.

Candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the unique mission of the college to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In addition candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our faithfully Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

To be considered for this position, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, statement of understanding of the College’s mission, and contact information for at least three references.  Applicant materials should be sent electronically to

Stephen Miss
Director of Athletics
stephenmiss@bac.edu

Review of complete applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received before Friday, August 1, 2014.

 

Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution that competes in Conference Carolinas, is seeking a full time assistant women’s lacrosse coach to assist the head coach in all aspects of the development of the program. Duties include but are not limited to:
• Travel to meet and observe potential student athletes
• Maintain current sport-specific technical and coaching knowledge and develop existing members
• Adhere to all institutional, Conference Carolinas, and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.
• Act as a liaison to help coordinate community service involvement.
• Assist Head coach in all academic matters pertaining to the team
• Facilitate, when requested to do so, in the achievement of both the Athletic

Department’s and College’s strategic objectives.
• Coordinate team’s strength and conditioning programs.

Bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree is preferred. The qualified candidate should have experience coaching competitive lacrosse. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student athletes and must wholeheartedly embrace the unique mission of the college. To be considered, please send resume, cover letter, an understanding of the school’s mission, and three references to:

Jennifer Flaherty
Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach
100 Belmont Mt. Holly Rd
Belmont NC 28012
Phone: (704) 616-1647
E-mail: jenniferflaherty@bac.edu

Team/school website: www.abbeyathletics.com