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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 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 in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs 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. For additional information, contact the Atlanta office of the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth St. S.W., Suite 19T10, Atlanta, GA 30303-8927 at 404-874-9406; OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov.

Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.

Positions Available

Registrar (Posted 5/9/2019)

Overview: The Office of Academic Affairs at Huntingdon College (Montgomery, AL) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month staff position as Registrar. Reporting to the Provost and Dean of the College, the Registrar and his or her staff has responsibility for managing student  academic records; evaluating and auditing student progress toward degree completion; entering course and classroom schedules; managing registration and drop/add processes; monitoring submission of course grades; entering and extracting data from the student information system; providing accurate information for use in establishing NCAA academic compliance, athlete certification, and veteran certification and benefits; assuring compliance with FERPA and efforts to protect personally identifiable information; certifying enrollment and managing transcripts; collaborating with faculty to evaluate transfer credits; processing records for graduation and preparing diplomas; assisting with academic catalog production; providing input to the Provost and faculty committees regarding curriculum changes, and academic policy and procedural deliberations; communicating with faculty, staff, and administrators to ensure that student recruitment, retention, and completion processes are seamless and efficient; and other functions as assigned. The preferred start date for this position is no later than July 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Anna McEwan, Provost and Dean of the College at officeoftheprovost@hawks.huntingdon.edu by May 17, 2019.

Required Education:  Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Experience/Qualifications: At least five years working in higher education, demonstrating a progression of administrative responsibilities; demonstrated competency in working with student information systems (preferably, Power Campus)

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. 

 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 in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, and/or national origin.

Director of Huntingdon Bands (Posted 5/3/2019)

Huntingdon College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as Director of Huntingdon Bands. Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Student and Institutional Development along with the Provost and Dean of the College, the Director of Bands has responsibility for establishing the vision, mission and goals of the college’s band program which includes the Scarlet and Grey Marching Band, Huntingdon Jazz, the BallHawks Pep Band, and the Huntingdon Winds Concert Band.  The Director will be responsible for leading recruitment efforts for band participation, evaluating student performance as it pertains to band participation, monitoring student academic performance and general well being in order to promote the retention goals of the College, organizing and arranging band performances at the discretion of the College, and carrying out the administrative responsibilities of the Director of Bands which includes but is not limited to the budgetary and facilities management within established College policies, maintaining professional relations with various College constituencies, and  developing initiatives that are beneficial to the College, it’s band programs, and it’s educational mission.

Teaching responsibilities may include up to four 1-credit hour music performance courses per term (e.g., MUAP108 Marching Band, MUAP109 Concert Band, MUAP153 Jazz Band, and MUAP studio or class instruction courses as determined by instrumental expertise).

The preferred start date for this position is no later than July 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Anthony Leigh, Senior Vice President, at aleigh@hawks.huntingdon.edu by May 24, 2019.

Required Education:  Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s Degree

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:  At least seven years of demonstrated leadership directing a high school or collegiate band program; understanding of the co-academic mission of a collegiate band program; ability to develop a culture which promotes academic success and a commitment to diversity; training and skills in supervision and group dynamics; appreciation for and understanding of the College’s unique mission as a college of the United Methodist Church.

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.

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 in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, and/or national origin.

Office of Student Life

Residence Director and Student Affairs Program Assistant (Posted 5/8/2019)

Reporting to the Director of Residential Communities, this live-in position assists in overseeing community development and provides a living learning experience for undergraduate students living in the residence halls. Residence Directors (RD) are professionals responsible for community development, student staff supervision in assigned residential building, building operation, and support of students living in their assigned building. RDs assume one collateral assignment assisting with the operational needs of Student Affairs and functionally reports to the Dean of Students. RDs must be able to demonstrate initiative, display strong commitment to student learning, communicate effectively and work collaboratively with colleagues across the college. This position is assigned rotational on-call duties after-hours/weekends/holidays to address the needs of the residential population.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Staff Supervision & Development. Train and supervise four to seven paraprofessional staff (Resident Assistants), facilitate weekly staff meetings, and be responsible for individual and team development in the residence hall community. RD is an active and visible presence at meetings and events beyond business hours.
  2. Student & Community Development. Build a sense of community supporting a living and learning environment. Build relationships with all hall residents, conduct welfare checks on students exhibiting concerning behavior (such as missing classes or a change in demeanor), and report the findings to the VPSA/Dean of Student and Director of Residential Communities. Provide direction and information on college policies and procedures.
  3. Building Operation. Responsible for the operation of a traditional-style residence hall community consisting of 90 – 300 students, dependent on the assigned hall. Maintain open communication and serve as a residential hall liaison for maintenance and housekeeping staffs.
  4. Crisis Management: Share 24-hour on-call coverage for campus and adhere to college and department protocols and policies. Serve as an on-site responder and follow-up on incidents, provide direction to paraprofessional staff, contact the VPSA/Dean of Students or director of Residential Communities for guidance in contacting other professionals concerning facilities, health, emotional and behavioral emergencies, suicidal behavior, sexual assaults, and police activity. Counsel, advise, and provide referrals for residents in need of professional services.
  5. Student Conduct and Wellness: Assist students in taking responsibility for the safety and well-being of fellow community members and the physical environment. Document conduct concerns and provide follow-up. Know and communicate all school-specific rules and regulations in relation to residential living.
  6. Administrative Responsibilities. Assist with supervision and administration of Residential Life departmental responsibilities; e.g. periodic health & safety inspections, residence hall fire drills, supervision of residence life student staff, closing/opening of residential communities, department wide programs, orientation, committee work, etc. Maintain office hours and prompt email communication with students. Support implementation of the Student Affairs events and programs.
  7. Housing Operations: Assist the Director of Residential Communities, as needed, with housing operations; such as housing assignments, key management and Room Condition Reports (RCR).
  8. H. Student Affairs Program Assistant: Advise Interfraternity Council and assist with planning/implementation of student activities.
  9. Professional Development: Commit to ongoing professional growth and learning. Assess programs to improve the quality of the residential experience. Attend professional development activities offered by the Office of Student Affairs, such as conferences and webinars.

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 upper class housing, and off-campus college-owned housing with a maximum capacity for approximately 630 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.

Position Qualifications:

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 which promotes academic success and a commitment to diversity; training and skills in supervision and group dynamics; experience in a small, private religiously-affiliated college. Strong preference given to candidates with experience with traditional communities.

Compensation:

Annual salary of $23,000, institutional benefits, a mobile phone, an unfurnished on-campus apartment and a meal plan.

Office of Student Affairs

Part-time Counselor (Posted 5/3/2019)

Position Summary

Huntingdon College Counseling Services is seeking applicants for a part-time counselor in the Department of Counseling Services. This part-time, academic year position will begin August 2019. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing psychological counseling to the Huntingdon College student population, presenting with a range of psychological concerns.  The candidate must be proficient in providing short-term individual treatment, crisis work, and outreach programming across campus.  The expected number of weekly hours is twenty. The position will remain open until it is filled.

Responsibilities

  • Provide professional counseling services including intake and clinical assessment, crisis intervention, treatment planning, brief counseling, consultation, and referrals.
  • Maintain documentation of services in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Participate in weekly case conferences and informal case consultation to coordinate client care. Obtain professional consultation when appropriate.
  • Provide consultation and outreach services to students related to mental health issues and student concerns.
  • Perform other duties as

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.
  • Licensed in the state of Alabama

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with college populations, including clinical and programming experience

Application Procedures:

  1. Email cover letter, resume, and list of references to hslagle@hawks.huntingdon.edu

If you should need assistance with the application process, please contact Heather Slagle at 334-833-4406.

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Shelby Site Coordinator
Huntingdon College Evening Bachelor’s Degree
Division of Evening Studies, School of Business and Professional Studies (Posted 5/15/2019)

The Shelby Site Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison between Huntingdon College and the local site. This position reports to the Director of Evening Studies. The person is responsible for: recruiting (local and corporate); admissions; informal academic advising, general financial aid knowledge, and facility recruitment functions. The person in this position will promote the EBD through strategic and systematic outreach and will facilitate student enrollment and retention. This position is also expected to serve as a resource person for interested faculty, facilitating the inquiry and application process.

Employment Level: Full-Time (40+hours per week)

Work Hours: Flexible – some evenings, mandatory travel to main campus at least three times a year (2 workshops and EBD commencement)

Department: Evening Bachelor’s Degree, Evening Studies Division, W. James Samford, Jr. School of Business and Professional Studies

Supervisor: Chris Clark/Jay Dorman

Work Space: Assigned by partner community college site


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INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Ability to meet public and diverse student population in a friendly, receptive manner.
  • High degree of workplace professionalism, with excellent customer service skills, including proper etiquette.
  • Excellent and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-directed with strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of computer software, including web browser and ability to demonstrate during screening.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office particularly Word and Excel and ability to demonstrate during screening.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and various situations in a calm, professional manner.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

General knowledge and or experience with the recruiting, admissions, advising and financial aid realm of higher education.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Functional Area A: Recruiting

  1. Represent the EBD through community and corporate outreach efforts, includes but not limited to public oral presentations to small groups and/or large audiences.
  2. Coordinate and conduct information sessions on and off the community college campus.

Functional Area B: Admissions

  1. Serve as primary EBD liaison to the assigned site with regular and predictable attendance.
  2. Serve as the onsite admissions coordinator.
  3. Maintain general knowledge of financial aid counseling.
  4. Collect accurate and maintain all documents necessary for student acceptanc
  5. Teach EBD Orientation as scheduled for all new students.

Functional Area C: Advising

  1. Serve as a site advisor, assisting students with general information and processing, as well as with the development of a computerized academic inventory of the degree plan for each student.
  2. Facilitate student representative meetings each session and address student problems and concerns.
  3. Serve as the immediate point of contact for student concerns, referring to the Director as needed for resolution.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serve as a senior coordinator in an assigned functional area.
  2. Assist with the continual review and improvement of recruiting, admissions, and general service.
  3. Periodically analyze student enrollment and registration procedures; make recommendations to the Director for improvement, design, and implementation of policies.
  4. Serve in other roles such as HC committees and/or task forces as directed by the Director of Evening Studies.
  5. Manage and coordinate information flow associated with record keeping, student files, and faculty information, as well as assist with and initiate communication with students and faculty. This also includes communication via social media.
  6. Maintain accurate and up-to-date student files that reflect comprehensive and complete information and progress through the program.
  7. Advise the Director of Evening Studies of all day-to-day programmatic activities associated with recruitment, registration, and retention.
  8. Actively prepare and maintain up-to-date plans of study for each student.
  9. Maintain comprehensive student records as a group (generally in spreadsheet form) in order to prepare the site for class selection and course offering activities.
  10. Maintain records to ensure accuracy for advising purposes by updating files with most up-to-date audit sheets along with all copies of transcripts, written communications, etc.
  11. Assist students with registration, dropping and adding classes, and information support.
  12. Assist faculty with obtaining instructional materials, updating modules, technology requests, rosters, and grade sheets.
  13. Coordinate all classroom assignments and equipment needs.
  14. Maintain and send out a weekly report of site progress.
  15. Maintain student and relevant office forms as needed.
  16. Assist in and initiate recruiting activities.
  17. Conduct beginning and end of session activities.
  18. Maintain a professional, organized office atmosphere at all times.
  19. Adhere to College standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Salary Range: Negotiable, and commensurate with education and experience

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 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: officeoftheprovost@huntingdon.edu
  • Fax: (334) 833-4272
  • Mail: Office of the Provost, 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

Position listing updated May 3, 2019.

Current Human Resource Information

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