Huntingdon College, founded in 1854, is a community of faith, wisdom, and service. The College serves approximately 1,100 students in traditional undergraduate programs and in the Evening Bachelor’s Degree (EBD), part of the W. James Samford Jr. School of Business and Professional Studies. Huntingdon provides an outstanding liberal arts education in an atmosphere that supports spiritual growth and inquiry. An excellent employee benefits program and the opportunity to work in a setting that supports growth in mind, body, and spirit await you at Huntingdon College.
Huntingdon College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Associate of Arts. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 with questions about the accreditation of Huntingdon College.
Huntingdon’s teacher education programs are accredited by the Alabama State Department of Education. The music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, the College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin. Inquiries and or complaints may be addressed to the Huntingdon College Title IX Coordinator / 1500 East Fairview Ave. / Montgomery, AL 36106, phoned to 334-833-4420 or e-mailed to TitleIXCoordinator@hawks.huntingdon.edu. Inquiries or complaints regarding disability services may be addressed to Huntingdon College / ADA Section 504 Coordinator / Director of Disability Services at 1500 East Fairview Avenue Montgomery, AL 36106, phoned to 334-833-4465 or e-mailed to DisabilityServices@hawks.huntingdon.edu.
Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.
Assistant Professor of Sport Management and Health Promotion (Posted March 31, 2015)
Huntingdon College, Montgomery, Alabama seeks applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Sport Science and Physical Education to begin August 2015. Applicants must hold a minimum of Doctoral Degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.A.) in Sports Management and/or Health Promotion or a closely related discipline. ABD will be considered. Duties will include teaching in the sport studies-sport management or sports studies-health promotion program. Teaching assignments will be based on experience and area of expertise. Other duties include advising students academically and assisting students regarding career opportunities; developing, promoting, and supervising student internships; supporting student development and academic activities; and serving on committees and fulfilling administrative duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching, active participation in professional organizations, student-centered interaction, collegiality, and the liberal arts educational experience.
Send letter of application and resume; a detailed curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses for at least five professional references; and copies of academic transcripts to:
Dr. Sid Stubbs
re: Faculty Search (include the discipline for which you are applying)
Provost and Dean of the College
1500 E. Fairview Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36106-2148.
ADJUNCT TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES (Posted February 1, 2015)
Huntingdon College maintains a part-time instructor pool to address any instructional needs that may arise in all disciplines represented at the College, e.g. accounting, art, biology, business administration, chemistry, Christian ministries, communication studies, criminal justice, economics, education, English, French, geography, history, management, mathematics, music (including instrumental studio instruction), physical science, political science, psychology, religion, Spanish, sport science and physical education, and theater.
The Office of the Provost requests that individuals interested in teaching on a part-time basis at Huntingdon College submit the following materials for review:
- Current resume or Curriculum Vita,
- All post-secondary transcripts,
- Three letters of recommendation,
- Teaching philosophy
In order to be considered for as a potential part-time instructor, a candidate must have a completed graduate degree, and at least 18 hours of coursework in the discipline the candidate desires to teach. Additionally and specific to part-time instructors for the Music Program: the candidate must be highly skilled in the instructional area; able to communicate well and utilize delivery systems as needed; able to perform in public, assist students to perform in public in the music area taught; and must be physically able to handle materials and equipment related to teaching.
Interested individuals may send the above pieces to the Office of the Provost at Huntingdon College via:
- email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- fax (334-833-4272), or
- mail (1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106-2148)
DIRECTOR OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES (Posted April 21, 2015)
The Office of Student Life at Huntingdon College seeks applicants for the position of Director of Student Activities with an expected start date of June 1, 2015. Review of applicants will begin immediately.
Master’s degree preferred (in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or closely related field) with a minimum of 3 years related experience. Candidates will need to demonstrate: understanding of the co-academic mission of the College; training and skills in supervision and group dynamics; experience with student development programming. The position will also provide additional leadership on a collaborative professional team within the Office of Student Life, promoting community through major campus programs and initiatives that promote a holistic campus life experience.
Advisor to Campus Activities Board
- Communicate and meet regularly with each event chair (possible after hours)
- Recruit committee members and plan event committee meetings with event chairs (possible after hours)
- Manage the CAB budget
- Act as advisor to all decisions and actions of the CAB
- Act as liaison between Huntingdon and outside venues/vendors/companies
- Be present at all CAB events (after hours)
- Create and implement marketing plan for each event
- Recruit and train CAB event chairs and committee members concerning leadership and event planning
Advisor to Freshman Forum
- Select Freshman Forum members (15 general members, 5 EC members) through application process and interview process
- Meet weekly with the Executive Committee as a whole
- Select Student Director of Freshman Forum
- Communicate regularly with the Student Director of Freshman Forum (Senior)
- Plan and implement Freshman Forum events (4-5 per semester) (after hours)
- Manage the Freshman Forum budget
- Act as advisor to all decisions and actions of the Freshman Forum
- Create and implement marketing plan for each event
Advisor to Yearbook
- Recruit yearbook staff (including one editor-in-chief)
- Meet regularly (possible after hours)
- Act as liaison between Huntingdon and yearbook company
- Meet regularly with yearbook company representative
- Learn yearbook fundamentals and how to use production software
- Teach staff yearbook fundamentals and how to use production software
- Oversee and assist in production of yearbook
Other Student Life Duties
- Supervise the Assistant Director of Student Activities
- Design and coordinate Student Handbook and Planner
- Create and design all marketing for office of student activities & orientation
- Oversee and coordinate work-study program for the office of student activities
- Manage usage of Student Life inventory (tables, tents, sound system, etc.)
- Manage student activities calendar in conjunction with Director of Travel and Event Planning
- Manage the student organizations roster in conjunction with the Student Government Association
- Communicate with student organization advisors and student leaders throughout the year on policies, organization updates, flier/t-shirt approvals
- Lead the New Student Organization Approval Board
- Plans and executes Organization Day (O-Day)
New Student Orientation Director
- Develop and direct summer orientation program for new students
- Recruit, interview, hire Orientation Leaders and assistants
- Lead semester-long training for Orientation Leaders including leadership training, Huntingdon knowledge, and Orientation specific information
- Coordinate with other Huntingdon offices to run Orientation
- Design all student session content, skits and informational sessions for new students
- Contract outside entertainment for students
- Develop and run the parent orientation in conjunction with Orientation
- Recruit parents to assist with parent’s orientation
- Create, organize and lead Big Red Weekend for new students (Friday & Saturday before classes begin, an extension of the Orientation program)
- Design all marketing pieces and orientation materials
Physical requirements of the job:
Ability to work nights and weekends
Safe driving record to transport students to leadership conferences and events
Position reports directly to the Dean of Students.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Frank Parsons (email@example.com), 334-833-4294
RESIDENT DIRECTORS (3) (Posted March 31, 2015)
The Resident Director position is a full-time live-in position which manages all aspects of the residence life program within a specific living community and assists Student Life in creating and implementing diverse programs to continue the development of Huntingdon College students.
Responsibilities of the Resident Director include:
• Supervising up to 150 residential students
• Mentoring and nurturing students in their academic and personal development through programming, advising, and counseling
• Providing ongoing leadership and training to a staff of undergraduate resident assistants
• Advising and assisting RAs in programming for residential students
• Serving in an on-call rotation to provide emergency response as needed
• Managing facilities
Additionally, the Resident Director is a dual-report position serving as a coordinator in any one of the following areas:
• Campus Recreation
• Student Conduct
• Community Service
• Commuter Students
• Greek Life
• Student Organizations
About Residence Life at Huntingdon College:
Huntingdon College has a four-year residency requirement and offers a variety of housing options for students ranging from traditional-style floor plans for first-year students, to suite-style upperclass housing, and off-campus college-owned Greek Life housing; the total maximum capacity is almost 600 residents.
About Huntingdon College:
Huntingdon College is located in a beautiful residential area of historic Montgomery, AL. Huntingdon is grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college.
Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred candidates will also demonstrate: understanding of the co-academic mission of a residence life program; ability to develop a community that promotes academic success and a commitment to diversity; training and skills in supervision and group dynamics; experience with student development programming.
Compensation includes salary, benefits, on-campus housing, and meal plan.
Please send cover letter and resume to:
Christine Simone, Director of Residence Life
firstname.lastname@example.org | 334-833-4349
1500 East Fairview Ave. | Montgomery, AL 36106
LIST OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
Position listing updated April 21, 2015.