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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 baccalaureate degree. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Huntingdon College.

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 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: Huntingdon College Title IX Coordinator, 1500 East Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106; TitleIXCoordinator@hawks.huntingdon.edu; or 334-833-4420.

Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.

Positions Available

Faculty Positions

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

Housekeeping Staff (2)

Job Description

The primary purpose of your job position is to perform day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with the guidelines and regulations governing our facility and as may be directed by the Director of Housekeeping or Housekeeping Supervisor, to assure that Huntingdon College is maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner.

Job Functions

Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position.  However, the following list in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.

Duties and Responsibilities

Housekeeping staff are expected to:

  • Ensure that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.
  • Complete any required records or documentation of work performed.
  • Report all accidents/incidents to your supervisor immediately.
  • Report to work as scheduled. Notify your supervisor per policy if you will be late/absent for your scheduled shift. Develop and maintain a good working relationship with housekeeping staff as well as with other departments to assure that housekeeping can be properly maintained to meet the needs of the college. Follow established safety procedures and precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner.
  • Keep work areas free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Follow proper techniques, including using appropriate personal protective equipment, when mixing chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions used for cleaning.
  • Report hazardous conditions or equipment to your Supervisor. Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned.
  • Clean daily as instructed.
  • Clean, wash, sanitize and polish bathroom fixtures.
  • Clean windows/mirrors, bathrooms and entranceways.
  • Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, finishing, disinfecting, etc.

Questions, cover letters, and resumes should be sent to hr@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

In addition, please complete an Application for Employment and submit it to hr@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Huntingdon Employment Application

Maintenance Team Positions (3)

  • AC/Heating Specialist
  • Electrician
  • Plumber

Job Description

The primary purpose of the maintenance staff position is to perform day-to-day activities of the Maintenance Department in accordance with the guidelines and regulations governing our facility and as may be directed by the Facility and Plant Supervisor, to assure that Huntingdon College is maintained in an operable and efficient manner.

Job Functions

Maintenance employees are asked to complete numerous tasks within the confines of property owned by Huntingdon College. To this extent, below you may find an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. This list is presented to give candidates a perspective on the tasks that they may be required to complete on a daily basis. This list should not be construed as the only responsibilities that the staff may be asked to complete, but instead as a field in which their tasks may fall. Applicants should have knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and technical ability to read schematics.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintenance Staff are expected to:

  • Ensure that scheduled events that are assigned to the maintenance staff through our internal ticket system are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Complete any required records or documentation of work performed.
  • Report all accidents/incidents to your supervisor immediately.
  • Report to work as scheduled. Notify your supervisor per policy if you will be late/absent for your scheduled shift.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with other staff members to assure that maintenance can be properly maintained to meet the standards of the college.
  • Follow established safety procedures and precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
  • Follow proper techniques, including using appropriate personal protective equipment, when operating machinery.
  • Report hazardous conditions or equipment to your supervisor.
  • Provide continual maintenance service to air conditioning systems.
  • Provide electrical, plumbing, and carpentry repairs.
  • Complete painting projects.
  • Provide assistance with grounds maintenance that includes mowing, weed eating, trimming, blowing, etc.
  • Potential after hours work as needed, and occasional on-call duties.

Questions, cover letters, and resumes should be sent to hr@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

In addition, please complete an Application for Employment and submit it to hr@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

Huntingdon Employment Application

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

Current Human Resource Information

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