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 PositionsAcademics Part-timeOpenSummer 2016
Government and Political Philosophy Adjunct PositionsAcademics Part-timeOpenSummer 2016
Sociology Adjunct Academics Part-timeOpenSummer 2016
Admissions CounselorAdministrationFull-TimeOpenSummer 2016
Academic Resource MonitorAdministrationPart-timeOpenSummer 2016
Campus Police OfficerAdministrationFull-TimeOpenSummer 2016
Director of AdmissionsAdministrationFull-TimeOpenSummer, 2016
Director of Counseling ServicesAdministrationFull-TimeOpenSummer, 2016
PT CounselorAdministrationPart-timeOpenSummer, 2016
Resident DirectorAdministrationFull-TimeOpenSummer, 2016
Security GuardAdministration Full-timeOpenSummer 2016
Executive Assistant for AthleticsAthletics Full-timeOpenSummer 2016

ACADEMICS

English Adjunct Positions

Qualifications:

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.

To apply:

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 angelamiss@bac.edu. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Government and Political Philosophy Adjunct

Qualifications:

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjuncts to teach traditional day classes in the Government and Political Philosophy Department. One or two sections of American Constitution (PO 201) will be available during the day at the Belmont Abbey College main campus in fall 2016. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Political Science or Government. J.D.’s will also be considered. Candidates should also have experience teaching similar courses at the college level. The ideal candidate must understand and embrace the responsibility of supporting the college’s Catholic identity and value participation in an academic community dedicated to a robust Catholic and Benedictine educational vision.”

The course entails a close examination of the Constitution of the United States as well as great documents of the American Founding, and gives special attention to the structure and operation of the federal government. This course is part of the college’s core curriculum, which must be taken by all students.

To apply:

A review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a CV to Dr. Joseph Wysocki, Chair of the Government and Political Philosophy Department, at josephwysocki@bac.edu . Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Sociology Adjunct

Qualifications:

Belmont Abbey College invites applications for adjunct faculty in Sociology. The primary course offerings will be at the introductory level with options for a few electives such as Social Problems and Marriage and Family. A Master’s degree in Sociology is required, and a terminal degree is preferred, in addition to teaching experience at the college level. Further, applicants should be able to articulate an understanding of the human person and social environment in light of the Catholic intellectual tradition. Adjuncts are needed to teach during the day and at least two evenings a week (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday).

To apply:

A review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae to Dr. Julia Beeman, Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at juliabeeman@bac.edu. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

ADMINISTRATION

Admissions Counselor

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Psychology, Communications, or a related field. Experience working in an admissions office or at a college campus is preferred.  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.

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.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at cheryltrotter@bac.edu.

Academic Resource Monitor

Responsibilities:

Belmont Abbey College is currently seeking qualified applications to fill the position of Part-Time Academic Resource Monitor.  The Academic Resource Center (ARC) Monitor carries out the administrative tasks of tracking and overseeing students participating in supervised study hall and tutoring sessions.  The incumbent implements strategies, maintains resource materials, and assists the professional staff in the Office of Academic Assistance in the management of programs designed to assist students in achieving academic success.  The ARC Monitor works with the Coordinators of Academic Resources and the Director of Academic Assistance in the tracking and monitoring of student participation in study hall and tutoring activities, and the implementation of strategies to aid in students’ academic success. The ARC Monitor maintains academically-related materials, including, but not limited to, study hall attendance and tracking records, tutoring materials, and tutoring participation records.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have administrative experience in Higher Education, Student Development, Leadership, or a closely related field. Previous experience working with young adults, especially student athletes, in an educational setting is preferred.  The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and general internet use.  The work environment is a general office setting with no strenuous physical activities required. The ability to work regular evening and weekend work is required. The candidate must also be proficient in communicating effectively with all campus constituencies.

To apply:

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 Cheryl Trotter, Director of Human Resources, at cheryltrotter@bac.edu.

Campus Police Officers

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at cheryltrotter@bac.edu.

Director of Admissions

Responsibilities:

The Director of Admissions oversees recruiting efforts of prospective students and assists to increase enrollment by coordinating day-to-day processes and activities in the Admissions Department within the Student Success Hub. Performs tasks assigned by the Dean of Admissions while serving in a leadership role to the Admissions Team.  The incumbent will serve as an internal Admissions expert, and TargetX Salesforce key user and PowerCampus user.  This position also represents the Belmont Abbey College community to provide an undergraduate student body for the college based on national enrollment management and college policies.   The Director of Admissions directs day-to-day operations within the department including application review, campus events and individual visits, data integration projects, and overall departmental management of workflow.

Qualifications:

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 while exhibiting good spelling, punctuation, and grammar.  The incumbent must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with different personalities on a daily basis.

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 Bachelors’ Degree with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in higher education enrollment management.  Experience using admissions database and software packages is required, Salesforce and PowerCampus preferred.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office is required.  A Masters’ Degree and admissions experience in a small private college setting is preferred.  The work environment is an office setting which requires the ability to travel up to 35% of the time and to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application and a résumé to:

Cheryl Trotter, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director of Human Resources

cheryltrotter@bac.edu

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

Director of Counseling Services

Responsibilities:

Belmont Abbey College is seeking a Director of Counseling Services.  The Director of Counseling Services will provide vision, leadership and direct counseling services to the students of Belmont Abbey College through: supervision of the Counseling Center, providing individual and group therapy to students, crisis management leadership, and continual programmatic endeavors designed to improve the health and well-being of students on both the main campus and Sacred Heart campus. The Director along with Counseling Center staff coordinates with individuals from Health Services, Academic Resource Office, Residence Life, Campus Ministry, and Career Services to address the success of the Abbey community in mind, body, and spirit.

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.

Qualifications:

  • Current North Carolina state license in social work, counseling or another mental health field
  • Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or a related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience in mental health counseling
  • Experience, certificate and/or licensure in substance counseling
  • Experience working with adolescents and young adults or in a college or school health setting preferred
  • Experience and desire to plan, execute and evaluate mental health campaigns and education programs.
  • Must be supportive of Catholic views on health care and cannot dispense treatment advice that  counters Catholic teaching
  • Knowledge of student and community development is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The work environment is an office setting which requires on call and flexible work hours with the ability to travel occasionally to attend required training and continuing education.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at cheryltrotter@bac.edu.

PT Counselor

Responsibilities:

The PT Counselor provides students of Belmont Abbey College a place to address issues of concern that may impede their ability to be successful in college.  The Counselor addresses emotional, psychological, and social concerns that may impact a student’s classroom performance and provides resources and referrals to assist students when needed.  The Counselor consults and collaborates with college administrators, faculty, staff, and other educational/community resources regarding students with identified concerns and needs.  The Counselor works closely with Health Services in recognition of the interrelationship between the mind and body.  The Counselor implements developmentally appropriate and prevention-oriented group activities to meet student needs and academic goals.

Qualifications:

The incumbent must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to provide empathy, be non-judgmental, and demonstrate excellent listening skills which would allow students a level of safety in which to open up and discuss personal issues.  The incumbent must have excellent oral and written communication skills.  The incumbent must demonstrate initiative in outreach efforts to the students of Belmont Abbey College. An adherence to Counseling and Health Services confidentiality will also be necessary.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters’ Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in mental health counseling, preferably in a higher education setting.  The position requires a North Carolina State license in social work or as a licensed professional counselor (LSW or LPC).  Knowledge of student development is required. The work environment is an office setting which requires on call and flexible work hours, and some limited light travel for professional development opportunities and coordination with referral resources.  It is preferred that the candidate also have experience working in a college setting with students, athletes, and mandated students; counseling in trauma and substance abuse; an understanding of Title IX; and campus outreach and programming.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application and a résumé to:

Cheryl Trotter, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director of Human Resources

cheryltrotter@bac.edu

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

Resident Director

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.

Qualifications:

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.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at cheryltrotter@bac.edu.

Security Guard

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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.

To apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references to Cheryl Trotter at cheryltrotter@bac.edu

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ATHLETICS

Executive Assistant for Athletics

Responsibilities:

Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Athletics Administrative Assistant.  The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will provide overall support, organization, and coordination of the Office of the Director of Athletics and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Athletics Department.  The successful candidate must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by the NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and Belmont Abbey College.

Qualifications:

Preference will be given to those candidates who can present a positive attitude for the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue. The ideal candidate for this position will have a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred, with a minimum of 3 years as an Executive Assistant.

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.  It is necessary that the incumbent support, embrace, and instill 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.  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 apply:

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, at stephenmiss@bac.edu.  Review of complete applications will begin immediately with an expected start date for the position of August 1, 2016.