Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a private, co-educational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Located in the highlands of Southwest Virginia, the campus of Emory & Henry College encompasses 168 scenic acres and is surrounded by additional undeveloped land and the village of Emory. The entire central campus, noted for its beauty and architectural distinction, is listed on the National Register of History Places and the Virginia Register of Historic Landmarks.
The College is one of 40 institutions nationwide included in the popular college guidebook Colleges That Change Lives. In 2013, the Washington Monthly named Emory & Henry as the top liberal arts institution in Virginia, and for the fifth consecutive year, among the top 50 national liberal arts institutions. In 2009, Emory & Henry was one of six colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2009 President’s Award, the highest national recognition for commitment to service learning and civic engagement. Emory & Henry has been represented eight times by winners of the Carnegie Foundation’s Virginia Professor of the Year Award, more than any other college or university in the state. The College continues to fulfill its mission to help all of its students “Increase in Excellence.”
Emory & Henry College invites applications from individuals committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service in a small liberal-arts school.
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) posted 6-13-14
The Department of Politics, Law, and International Relations at Emory & Henry College seeks to fill a tenure-track position for the 2015-2016 academic year. The primary field should be in Comparative Politics or International Relations, and we would prefer a candidate who can contribute courses to at least one interdisciplinary regional studies program - preferably in Asian, European, or Latin American Studies. The ability to lead short-term study abroad programs and/or to teach courses in social sciences statistics and/or research methods would be a significant plus. We are also interested in filling departmental needs in American Political Institutions broadly defined or American foreign policy. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute courses to at least two subfields of the discipline. Candidates should demonstrate how their research and teaching brings an integrative perspective to bear on the study of politics, society, and social change. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to liberal arts education and to engaging students in active undergraduate research. Emory & Henry is a private, liberal arts, church affiliated college with an average enrollment of 1000 students. The college is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Southwest Virginia. Position to commence on August 15, 2015. Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field preferred, ABD considered; teaching experience is essential. There is the possibility of appointment at an advanced Assistant Professor level if qualifications and time in rank merit. Provide letter of application, CV, statement of teaching interests, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations (if available), a writing sample, and unofficial copies of both graduate and undergraduate transcripts via email to . Review of applications will begin on September 15 and will continue until the positions are filled. We will be interviewing strong candidates at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Please email CV to Dr. Joe Lane (Chair) at to request an interview at APSA. Emory & Henry College seeks a diverse faculty and staff. Emory & Henry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Administrative Assistant for Powell Resource Center posted 7-25-14
Emory & Henry College is currently accepting application materials for the Administrative Assistant for the Powell Resource Center position. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products, especially Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. The successful candidate will also possess strong organizational skills, demonstrate high professional standards, exhibit mature judgment, and be able to maintain strict confidentiality. This position serves the Director of the Powell Resource Center, an additional full-time Counselor, the Director of Academic Support Services, Director of Career Services, Director of Orientation Program and students; the ability to handle multiple tasks or projects is essential. Qualifications: Associates degree or education or experience equivalent to a degree is required; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, resume, copies of all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references to: . Review of applications will begin immediately. Emory & Henry College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Admissions Counselor posted 7-18-14
Emory & Henry College seeks a goal-oriented admissions or marketing professional to join our enrollment management team. Position responsibilities include recruitment of new students, development and implementation of a recruitment plan, review student files for the admission decision, and meeting with students and families individually or in group settings both on and off campus. Substantial travel is required. Work includes several weekend and evening hours. Other duties as assigned according to the specific skills of the successful candidate.
Excellent written and oral communication skills (phone, email, internet and social media), proven organizational and public relations skills are essential. Building and maintaining relationships with prospective students, families and other advocates of the college search process an expectation. Working knowledge in computer applications is required. Bachelor's degree and a valid driver’s license required. A completed application will include a cover letter, resume & contact information for at least three professional references. Please send applications to Office of Admissions, Emory & Henry College, P.O. Box 10, Emory, VA 24327; or send electronically to . Review of applications will begin immediately and application priority date is August 1, 2014. Emory & Henry College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Counselor/Therapist (Full-time) posted 7-10-14
Emory & Henry College is currently accepting application materials for a 10-month, full-time Counselor/Therapist position. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Director of the Powell Resource Center and the Director of Counseling. Shared responsibilities include: individual and group counseling services to students; crisis intervention services as needed both during and after hours; coordinating and implementing outreach programs for classes, residence halls, campus organizations, and special interest groups; providing in-service programming and training for staff and faculty; providing consultation and referral services for both on and off campus resources; serving on college committees; sponsorship of a student group; attending professional development opportunities which increase counselor knowledge-base and maintain professional licensure. The successful candidate must have: the ability to administer and interpret evidence-based behavioral health assessments; excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficiency with electronic documentation; in-depth knowledge of evidence-based intervention approaches (e.g., cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based therapies, etc.). The successful candidate should: be active in professional association; have documented record of competent clinical experience and /or prior psychotherapy experience with college/university students; be willing to dedicate time for training and for providing assistance with academic accommodations as necessary for students with disabilities. Qualifications: Completion of Master’s Degree; three years related experience; Licensed or one year from being licensed in the State of Virginia as a Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, or psychologist. Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, resume, copies of all unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references to: . Review of applications will begin August 1, 2014. Emory & Henry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Circulation Assistant (Part-Time) posted 06-23-14
Emory & Henry College seeks a part-time circulation assistant in the Kelly Library to work evenings and weekends. Position supports circulation needs, repairs books, opens and closes library, and performs stack maintenance.
Library experience and bachelor’s degree is preferred. Interested parties should complete the application for employment on the employment webpage and send it along with a resume, three references, and a letter of interest to .
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach posted 06-19-14
Emory & Henry College is a private, liberal arts institution with approximately 950 students and is located in southwestern Virginia. As a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), the College sponsors 13 sports for men and women. The Department of Athletics is committed to the institutional motto “Increase in Excellence”.
Duties: The part-time Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach will work in coordination with the Head Coach in the coordination of day-to-day aspects of the men’s soccer program. The duties will include but are not limited to recruiting, practice planning, skill development, and game preparation and management. This individual will be responsible for compliance with all of the college policies regarding academic standing and rules of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as well as NCAA Division III.
Qualifications: Prior coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level preferred. Preference may be given to candidates with experience in coaching goal-keepers.
Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references via email to: Robert Richardson, Head Men’s Soccer Coach, .
Chauffeur Part-Time posted 05-22-14
Part-time driver needed to transport athletic teams and other College groups on College-owned mini-bus. Applicants should have flexible schedule to accommodate one-day, overnight, weekday or weekend trips. A Commercial Driver’s License, a good driving record, and a background check are required. A completed application should be submitted to Emory & Henry College, Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327. Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity employer.
Director of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts posted 04-25-14
Emory & Henry College welcomes applications for the Director of the college’s newly constructed center for the arts.
Responsibilities: The Director will provide leadership and overall responsibility for the programming, operations, and financial performance of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, which will include a 450-seat theatre, a black box theatre, a scene shop, an art gallery, and the campus and community radio station, WEHC.-FM. In collaboration with the Visual and Performing Arts Division and other campus constituencies, the Director will provide creative leadership and supervision of the programmatic, educational, and community activities of the Center. The successful candidate will help to develop and implement the strategic plan and budget for the center as well as manage day-to-day operations. The position is available beginning July 1, 2014. Completion of the arts center is scheduled for mid-February, 2015. The McGlothlin Center for the Arts is intended primarily for performances, lectures, and exhibits hosted by Emory & Henry College, but it will also play an important role as a regional venue for the arts. The Director will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.
Qualifications: Completion of undergraduate degree is required, preferably in the arts. A master’s degree in arts administration or equivalent experience is preferred. Preferred qualifications include a strong ability to effectively communicate goals and expectations; previous experience in public relations, marketing, and fundraising; strong interpersonal skills; significant knowledge of a wide range of performing and visual arts; experience working in a college setting; familiarity or experience with radio broadcasting; experience supervising professional staff; and experience in all aspects of planning, booking, and presenting multi-disciplinary arts performance and programs.
Interested candidates are invited to send in a cover letter of intent, current resume, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate level transcripts, and three current reference letters to Dr. David Haney, Vice President for Academic Affairs, at . Review of applications will begin on May 12 and will continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Technologist posted 04-25-14
Emory & Henry College is currently accepting application materials for the Instructional Technologist position. The successful candidate must possess strong computer, multimedia design and editing skills, and experience. The primary responsible will be the implementation and use of instructional technology. Additional responsibilities will include online course design, maintaining learning management system, and other instructional applications as implemented; design and delivery of faculty training workshops, individualized faculty and staff training, and support and higher education course assessment. This position reports to chief information officer.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, instructional design, or closely related field, and minimum two years’ experience in discipline, or combination of experience, training, and education. Master’s degree preferred with two years’ experience in higher education, competency with lecture capture, videoconferencing, assessment, and in-class response technologies; teaching experience strongly desired. Interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter, resume, three work-related references, and salary history to: IT Search, Emory & Henry College, c/o Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, PO Box 947, Emory VA 24327. FAX: 276-944-6869. Email: . Review of applications will begin April 30, 2014. Emory & Henry College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.