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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

Access Services Librarian, Houghton Memorial Library

Come Join the Huntingdon Family

  • Looking for a professional opportunity that provides for a broad professional library experience?
  • Seeking to develop your information literacy teaching skills?
  • 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.)
    • Slowly being relaunched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Huntingdon College is seeking applicants to join its library faculty as the Access Services Librarian.  This tenure-track, 12-month position (rank dependent upon experience) has daily management of the Library’s access services functions and supervisory responsibility for the Library’s student assistants.  The Access Services Librarian:

  • Oversees the access services functions of the Library (we are an OCLC WMS library) to meet evolving needs of users, including but not limited to circulation, reserves, stack management, shared virtual reference/research assistance.
  • Works with other members of the library faculty & staff to develop and sustain effective and innovative pathways to resources and services that considers a wide range of potential barriers for diverse populations.
  • Oversees development of effective wayfinding resources in a variety of formats.
  • Oversees the Library’s student assistant program (e.g. supervision, training, evaluation).
  • Ensures necessary service desk coverage during full-access hours.
  • Prepares reports as needed.
  • Provides technology assistance to students and other library users.
  • Educates users on library policies, services, and collections.
  • Provides reference/research assistance.
  • Assists in delivery of the Library’s information literacy program.
  • Assists in delivery of InterLibrary Loan services.
  • Assists in development of collections, physical and electronic.
  • Possesses an understanding of a wide range of privacy and security issues.
  • Assists in development and delivery of library events and various observances.
  • Assists in overall promotion of the Library and its role in the academic development of students, as well as their overall well-being.
  • Assists in the development of the Library’s social media through contributing posts.
  • Possesses ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Possesses a work ethic that extends beyond “It’s not in my job description.”
  • Provides some Sunday evening coverage of full-access hours.
  • Fulfills responsibilities associated with status as a faculty member.

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 in their work schedule and in the fulfillment of their responsibilities, have effective communication skills, be able to work productively with a diverse population, think creatively and analytically and conceptually, be an advocate for intellectual freedom, have an interest in working with students to help them prepare for their success in the workforce and in their life after college, show an enthusiasm for the overall opportunities a small college environment can provide — and exhibit patience and the have the ability to emanate a welcoming persona.  The successful candidate should understand that in most instances they are the visible frontline representation of the Library for those who visit our physical space. 

The team of the Houghton Memorial Library includes 4 library faculty (ranging from 6 to 37 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, 2022.

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 that includes the introduction of an African American Studies minor.  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), Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Legacy Museum.  Montgomery is 3 hours from Gulf Coast beaches and 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 May 6, 2022 or the position is filled.  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

Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Language and Literature (US Literature)

Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Language and Literature, with a specialization in US literature of any period.

Successful candidates will be able to teach courses at all levels of a traditional undergraduate program to a wide range of students, including courses in composition and introductory courses in literature. Desirable subfields include rhetoric and composition, African American literature, and other diasporic literatures.

As Chair, the successful candidate will guide and administer the department in its curricular and cocurricular aspects, overseeing areas including staffing, instructional resources, speaker visits and other cocurricular events, budgets, and student courses of study.

This full-time, tenure-track position, requiring a 4-4 teaching load in addition to administrative duties, will begin August 1, 2022. Candidates may be hired with tenure or awarded time toward tenure commensurate with experience.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to ethical behavior and professionalism. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, and a list of three professional references, to Dr. Tom Perrin, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu. Applications received by April 2 will receive best consideration; search will continue until position is filled.

Required education and experience: an earned Ph.D. in English or a closely related field and experience consistent with being hired at the rank of Associate Professor.

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.

Instructor in Political Science

Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama) invites applications for the position of Instructor in Political Science. This full-time, non-tenure-track, 10-month Instructor position (5-5 teaching load) will begin August 1, 2022. The Political Science program at Huntingdon College offers a Minor in Political Science and teaches important courses required in both the History major and the college’s general-education curriculum. Applicants must be able to teach courses in American Government, World Politics, and American Policy Systems, all at the sophomore level.

Our preferred candidate would also be able to teach African American History and Introduction to African American Studies in our African American Studies Minor. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to ethical behavior and professionalism.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable in the first instance), a list of three professional references, and a CV, to Dr. Tom Perrin, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.huntingdon.edu by April 10, 2022.

Required Education: An earned doctorate in Political Science or a closely related subject from an accredited institution is preferred, but ABDs near completion of the degree will be considered, as will candidates with master’s degrees in the specific areas of need noted above.

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.

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.

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