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Huntingdon College, founded in 1854, is a community of faith, wisdom, and service. The College serves approximately 900 students in undergraduate programs and in the W. James Samford Jr. School of Graduate 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 (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Huntingdon College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Huntingdon’s Educator Preparation programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. The Music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The Biochemistry program is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.  Similarly, it prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program or activity, including admission and employment. For more information, see www.huntingdon.edu/misconduct.

Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.

Positions Available

Faculty Positions

Systems & Electronic Resources Librarian

Houghton Memorial Library
Huntingdon College
Montgomery, Alabama

Come Join the Huntingdon Family

●    Looking for a professional opportunity that provides for a broad library experience?
●    Seeking to develop your teaching skills, especially as related to computer and information literacies?
●    Interested in being part of a small library team exploring creative ways to advance an academic library?
●    Enjoy working closely with students and faculty in a small, liberal arts environment?
●    Intrigued by the opportunity to participate in a college travel program?  (Library faculty have led student trips to Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Ireland and Hawaii.)

Huntingdon College is seeking applicants to join its library faculty as the Systems & Electronic Resources Librarian.  This tenure-track, 12-month position (rank dependent upon experience) has daily management of the Library’s systems and technical services functions, which includes — but is not limited to —
●    Serving as the primary liaison with OCLC and database vendors
●    Developing and maintaining access to the Library’s web catalogue and electronic resources (our library is an OCLC WMS library)
●    Overseeing a redesign of the Library’s website
●    Overseeing digitization projects
●    Overall tech troubleshooting
●    Overseeing cataloguing functions (knowledge of DDC and MARC necessary)
●    Sharing responsibilities for collection development, reference and research services, and instruction.

A more complete position description and list of essential qualifications can be found here:
https://libguides.huntingdon.edu/website/LibraryPersonnel

To be successful in the position a librarian will need to be reliable, have effective communication skills, be able to work productively with a diverse population, think creatively and analytically, have an interest in working with students to help them prepare for their success in the workforce and life after college (including teaching the College’s Computer Technology & Society course), show an enthusiasm for the overall opportunities a small college environment can provide — and have patience.

The team of the Houghton Memorial Library includes 4 library faculty (ranging from 5 to 35 years in the profession), 5 full- and part-time staff, and an average of 25 student assistants (and one ghost!).  An exciting space redesign project of both the historic 1929 building and its 1989 addition is underway.

An ALA-accredited Master’s in library science is required. Applications from qualified candidates recently completing their degree are welcome.  We enjoy providing librarians their first post-degree professional experience.  Ideal start date is June 1, 2021.

Huntingdon College is located in historic Montgomery, Alabama, which holds the unique distinction of being both the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement and having served as the first capital of the Confederacy.  Huntingdon has recently implemented an exciting Race & Justice Initiative.  Montgomery is the headquarters of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Equal Justice Initiative, and is home to such sites and attractions as Dexter Avenue Baptist Church (where Martin Luther King, Jr. preached and which served as a center point of the Montgomery Bus Boycott ), the Rosa Parks Museum, the Freedom Riders Museum, the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Capri Theatre (independent, foreign language, and documentary films), the Montgomery Biscuits (minor league baseball team), and the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum.  Montgomery is 3 hours from Gulf Coast beaches, 2 – 3 hours from Atlanta

Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. Furthermore, Huntingdon College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived gender, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program or activity, including admission and employment.

Huntingdon College also prohibits retaliation against any person opposing discrimination or participating in any discrimination investigation or complaint process internal or external to the institution. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX by policy.  Inquiries and/or complaints that are not related to disability discrimination can be addressed to:
Huntingdon College Title IX Coordinator. Eric A. Kidwell. Library. 1500 East Fairview Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36106. TitleIXCoordinator@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Huntingdon College, 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until April 30, 2021.  To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vita with the names and contact information of three references, and statement of professional philosophy (philosophy of academic librarianship) to: Dr. Tom Perrin, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Questions may be directed to Eric A. Kidwell, Professor & Director of the Library & Title IX Coordinator at ekidwell@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Assistant Professor of Teacher Education

Huntingdon College’s Department of Teacher Education invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position, beginning August 2021.

Responsibilities/Qualifications: Candidates must hold a terminal degree in Elementary Education (preferred) or a terminal degree in Education AND 30 hours of graduate-level courses in Elementary Education (required) . A minimum of three years of K-6 teaching experience is required. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses such as methods in elementary (Methods of Teaching Elementary Math, Science, etc.), and content area literacy. AMSTI and LETRS training will be a plus for hire consideration. The faculty member may also supervise interns and practicum students. The candidate must exhibit potential for teaching excellence, knowledge of emerging trends in the field, and a working knowledge of how students learn. Evidence of scholarly productivity is also required. Faculty may be required to teach evening classes as well as online and hybrid courses.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, all academic transcripts, and three current letters of reference to Dr. Tom Perrin, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Note: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Search will continue until the position is filled.

Huntingdon College is a liberal arts institution that is welcoming of all races, ethnicities, and genders. We believe that the authentic relationships developed between students and faculty assist in the furtherance of attaining academic knowledge.

Huntingdon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Date Posted:
07/15/2020

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Application Deadline:
September 1st, 2020

Description:
Huntingdon College, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in our department to begin January 2021.

We seek a colleague whose scholarly interest are in inorganic or physical chemistry and whose teaching interests are primarily in the area of general chemistry, advanced inorganic chemistry, or physical chemistry. The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is deeply committed to both high-quality teaching and research that engages undergraduate students. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through, teaching, service, and appropriate undergraduate research.

Faculty in our Department use a variety of classroom and hands-on laboratory experiences to create a comprehensive approach to chemistry education, supporting students as they gain the knowledge, proficiency, skills and confidence to be productive in a variety of chemistry, biochemistry and related careers. The faculty within our Department are research-active and engage in the discovery of new knowledge along with students who are engaged in independent research projects to contribute the field of knowledge in chemistry; however, there are no external funding requirements.

Huntingdon College is a liberal arts institution that is welcoming of all races, ethnicities, and genders. We believe that the authentic relationships developed between students and faculty assist in the furtherance of attaining academic knowledge.

Responsibilities:

The position requires teaching exclusively at the undergraduate level. Additional responsibilities include advising undergraduate students toward a variety of chemistry/biochemistry related fields, contributing to committee and service assignments for the college, aid our department in its assessment responsibilities and developing a research agenda in one’s area of specialty in which students participate.

Qualifications:
Required-

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, or closely related field

Preferred-

  • Record of teaching contributions in the areas of general chemistry and/or the area of specialty
  • Record of scholarship
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics, excellence and innovation in teaching at the undergraduate levels as appropriate
  • Strong commitment to working cooperatively with colleagues on curricula development and programs
  • Record of contributing to collegial, supportive and collaborative work environments

Rank and salary:
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Huntingdon College provides generous health, retirement and other benefits.

Application:
Please submit:

  • A letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current CV
  • A statement that describes your teaching philosophy
  • The names and contact information of three references.

All items should be submitted electronically to: officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Huntingdon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Staff Positions

Security Officer (2)

Huntingdon College, Department of Public Safety invites applications for the position of Security Officer. The security officer position is responsible for providing security patrols and performing duties relating to the protection of College students, faculty, staff, personal and institution property through the enforcement of law and college rules to ensure a safe and secure environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicate and have an appropriate relationship with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Execute daily reports and patrol college property on foot and in motorized vehicles to preserve law and order.
  • Prevent and discover the commission of crimes.
  • Answer calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, lockouts, felonies, and other misdemeanors.
  • Administer first aid, conduct preliminary investigations, gather information, and prepare detailed accident investigation reports.
  • Interview person with complaints and inquiries and attempt to make proper disposition or direct them to proper authorities.
  • Attend regular training classes in police methods, first aid, target practice and other law enforcement-related work as required.
  • Provide crowd and traffic control during sporting events and other special events.
  • Enforce and issue parking citations upon regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED approved by the State Department of Education.
  • 21 years old or older.
  • Have a valid driver license with an insurable driving record.
  • Must be APOSTC certified

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must not have been convicted of a felony, misdemeanor involving force, violence, or moral turpitude.
  • CPR and First Aid certificates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of security, traffic, and parking practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general Huntingdon conduct rules.
  • Interpersonal skills needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Ability to administer CPR or First Aid.
  • Ability to recognize safety, security, or health hazards.
  • Ability to document investigations.
  • Ability to monitor fire and motion systems.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Note

  • An offer of employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment background check and drug test.

To Apply

Complete and submit a Huntingdon Application for Employment along with a resume to hr@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Adjunct Teaching Opportunities

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 Academic Affairs 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 Academic Affairs at Huntingdon College via:

  • Email: officeoftheprovost@huntingdon.edu
  • Fax: (334) 833-4272
  • Mail: Office of Academic Affairs, Huntingdon College, 1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106-2148

Mission

Huntingdon College, 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.

Employee Benefits

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