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UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 18, 2017
Position Summary The Assistant Controller reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller and supports UNC Asheville's mission and strategic plan through managing and directing financial operations. The Assistant Controller has management and oversight responsibility for all aspects of the payroll, purchasing and accounts payable, accounts receivable, and student accounts functions. This position provides direct strategic, operational, and project management support to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance/Controller for a wide range of financial reporting and operational directives as determined by the University's various constituencies including but not limited to The Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, Senior staff, UNC General Administration. The Assistant Controller assists in the formulation of and adherence to financial management policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and generally accepted financial accounting reporting and auditing standards and requirements. The Assistant Controller is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, supervising and administering the daily operations, strategic objectives, and financial compliance for payroll, purchasing and accounts payable, accounts receivable, and student accounts, including the integrity of all financial records and reporting. The Assistant Controller is the champion of several operational systems that integrate into the ERP system such as the procurement and e-commerce systems. The success of major accounting and finance initiatives may depend upon the leadership provided by the position. The Assistant Controller is responsible for reviewing, strengthening, and streamlining financial and accounting internal controls and daily operations to ensure protection of financial resources, and to minimize internal and external audit findings. This position leads a team of three managers (Payroll, Director of Student Accounts, and Business Services) and 10 indirect reports in providing exceptional service. Our customers include; but are not limited to, our students, faculty, staff, internal and external auditors and governing bodies. UNC Asheville's Assistant Controller will seek to provide a high level of service to the University and its stakeholders that is competent, approachable, reliable, empathetic, and responsive. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Management required. Six to eight years of senior level accounting experience. Minimum management/supervisory experience of four years. Previous experience working in a variety of financial areas with considerable scope and complexity. Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational skills, a demonstrated commitment to open collaboration and customer service, strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to manage stress and work under pressure while multitasking under deadlines. The ability to be a hands-on leader. Demonstrated experience working effectively with a diverse population; and demonstrated level of cultural competence. Must have the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies, including faculty, staff, students, parents, etc. Ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion is critical. Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills A Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Management or a Bachelor's degree with significant financial experience with increasing responsibility. Eight to ten years of senior level accounting experience, with at least six years of progressively increasing supervisory accounting and professional management experience. Prior management experience in at least two of the functional areas of payroll, purchasing and accounts payable, accounts receivable, and student accounts functions. Prefer prior experience working in several of the functional areas. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel), the Banner ERP system, and financial reporting and analysis. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Certified Public Accountant Certificate. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Demonstrated ability and aptitude to quickly grasp complex systems and processes. Ability to model values of competency, approachability, empathy, responsiveness, and reliability. Demonstrate strong management supervisory skills with the ability to innovate, motivate, organize, prioritize and execute. Highly developed and strong interpersonal skills working with both internal and external constituents. Ability to work in a computerized, enterprise resource system environment. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications begins April 5, 2017, and continues until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0098 Posting date 03/17/2017 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 17, 2017
Position Summary This position is responsible for construction projects, including planning aspects of Capital Projects, repairs and renovations, and in-house design and space planning. Serves as the construction and/or project manager for diverse projects. This position is the "boots on the ground" construction manager for all large scale projects managed by the Design and Construction Department. This position acts as the primary liaison (In coordination with the Primary Project Manager) to the Contractor's Job Site Superintendent on large scale construction projects. This position leads program development, project planning, and work analysis with designers and campus users. This position is responsible for ensuring contractors perform and stay on schedule. This position serves as the primary in house consultant to the Design and Construction Department for construction scheduling and estimating. Division Administration and Finance Department Design & Construction Full-Time / Part- Time Full-Time Months per Year 12 Months Time Limited Position Yes If time-limited, length of assignment This is a time-limited position scheduled to end 9 months from date of hire, this position may be extended beyond this time-frame based on scope of projects. Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree in institutional planning, public administration, engineering, architecture, business administration, economics, industrial technology or a related discipline and two years of facility and space planning experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will hold an Engineering or Architectural License in the State of North Carolina. Candidates with 10 years of progressive field experience managing large scale construction projects are desired. The preferred candidate will be familiar with working in the constraints of the North Carolina State Construction Office. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the day to day construction management of projects that were successfully completed on time and within budget. The preferred candidate will have experience in the University of North Carolina System. Work Schedule and Hours Typical hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Additional hours and weekends may be needed to meet the needs of the department. Competency Profile http://oshr.nc.gov/state-employee-resources/classification-compensation/comp-profiles Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. This is a time-limited position scheduled to end 9 months from date of hire, but may be extended beyond this time-frame based on scope of projects. Posting Date 03/16/2017 Closing Date 03/23/2017 Open Until Filled No
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position that will begin in the fall semester of 2017. The person selected for this position must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering prior to August 17, 2017 and will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester; establish a research program that involves undergraduates; and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. The department is particularly interested in individuals with expertise in cybersecurity or computer architecture.Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and experience at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members also teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for over 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and preferably externally funded undergraduate research program. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus and especially in STEM disciplines are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested in teaching science to and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that includes interest in or potential for interdisciplinary teaching outside of the department, statement of research philosophy and plan, and graduate transcripts. The applicant should request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop a successful, externally funded research program. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Marietta Cameron (mcameron@unca.edu ), Chair, Department of Computer Science. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants, or employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A Ph.D. in Computer Science or an appropriate discipline earned prior to August 17, 2017 is required for this position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Computer Science Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins December 15, 2016. Inquiries only may be directed to Marietta Cameron (mcameron@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 10/25/2016 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The Drama Department is looking for a Lecturer who would be able to teach multiple courses including Costume Construction, Costume Design, Make-up, as well as contributing to other Drama Department courses depending on the applicant's skill set and background. A terminal degree in Design is required. Candidate will be expected to participate in multi-disciplinary courses such as Arts 310 or the Humanities. In addition the candidate will be responsible for managing the costume shop and designing costumes or mentoring student designers for mainstage productions. An individual with previous experience in a Liberal Arts college or someone with a Liberal Arts mindset would be preferred. Ability to manage and teach skills within a shop setting; including design and construction a must. Additional qualifications include: Good management and supervision skills, the ability to budget resources, be able to mentor and develop skills of undergraduates with little or no experience in costume construction, commitment to quality teaching of undergraduate students, ability to collaborate not only with faculty designers, but also student designers, be collaborative and able to receive and give honest critical feedback, and provide service to the department as needed. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy in the context of the liberal arts, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of references; these references should address the candidate's ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Robert Bowen (rbowen@unca.edu) . UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A terminal degree in Design is required. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Drama Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins immediately. Inquiries only may be directed to Professor Robert Bowen(rbowen@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 02/21/2017 Close date Open Until Filled Anticipated Start Date
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Art and Art History invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to support all levels of the Painting concentration to begin Fall 2017. Position involves a 3/3 teaching load of 12 contact hours per semester. An earned MFA with concentration in Painting is required for this tenure-track position. This faculty member will also be a key instructor in 2D Design, Foundation Drawing, and team-taught BFA senior capstone classes. Senior capstone courses support the University's Undergraduate Research program. The ideal candidate has 3 years full-time teaching experience beyond graduate school, has a successful, active history of exhibitions, grants/awards, and conference/invitational presentations, has knowledge of 2-D digital technologies, and brings the ability to teach undergraduate research and writing to capstone students in art. In addition, the candidate must be qualified to oversee the duties of maintaining and equipping the painting studios. The person selected for this position will be expected to engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in a career at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premier liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for more than 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; statement of teaching philosophy that addresses pedagogical approaches and goals in the instruction of studio art and in the context of the liberal arts, as well as an awareness of the practices of diversity and inclusion in the classroom; sample syllabi; copies of teaching evaluations; a PDF of 20 digital images of personal work demonstrating experience in acrylic and oil painting and drawing (& image list) and 20 digital images of beginning to advanced student work utilizing a range of processes and methods (& image list w/ detailed information about student projects reflecting applicant's ability to teach Design, Drawing and Painting concepts); and copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin December 9, 2016 and inquiries may be directed to Leisa Rundquist, Chair, Department of Art and Art History. UNC Asheville is the designated liberal arts university in the UNC system and is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications An earned MFA with concentration in Painting is required for this tenure-track position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, highly productive undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Art and Art History Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins December 9, 2016. Inquiries only may be directed to Leisa Rundquist (lrundqui@unca.edu ), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 09/27/2016 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/07/2017
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary UNC Asheville, the designated public liberal arts institution of the University of North Carolina system, invites applicants for a position as a Teaching and Research Fellow in chemistry. This position is designed for individuals who hold a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field and intend to pursue academic careers at primarily undergraduate institutions. Responsibilities of this position include mentoring undergraduate students in research projects, teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in chemistry, and performing research and laboratory managerial tasks in support of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Herman Holt. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about undergraduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training undergraduates in designing and performing experiments, collecting and interpreting data, troubleshooting and solving problems in the lab, preparing publications, and presenting results at conferences. Candidates receiving strongest consideration will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals. This position is expected to last 12 months with a one-year renewal option. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Ph.D. in chemistry or related field by August 1, 2017. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills In addition to a Ph.D. the preferred candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: medicinal chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, and/or organometallic chemistry. The preferred candidate will have a degree in the appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of appointment. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and other courses related to the UNC Asheville Liberal Arts Core under the guidance of the PI. Candidates are desired who are enthusiastic for mentoring under-represented students with an interest in pursuing studies in chemistry and careers or post-graduate studies in this or a related field. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate effectively and productively within a research team. Ability to analyze and synthesize data. Ability to maintain appropriate research records and maintain laboratory spaces in accordance with safety policies and procedures. Ability and keen interest in working directly with students to conduct undergraduate research. Knowledge and experience in designing research, conducting/leading research teams, and using experimental approaches relating to synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and/or organometallic chemistry to obtain desired outcomes. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The following documents should be submitted with your application: 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript 4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 5. Description of Research Experience (use link for Research Philosophy…) 6. Teaching Philosophy and Mentoring Undergraduates (use link for Teaching Philosophy) This position is funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation and is currently anticipated to last for 12 months, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. However, continuation of employment in this at-will appointment is contingent upon the availability of funds. If these non-state funds become unavailable, the appointment may be terminated consistent with Section II.C of UNC's Employees Exempt from the State Human Resources Act Policy 300.201. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0085 Posting date 12/12/2016 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of the Director of the Joint UNC Asheville - NC State University Engineering Program and to occupy the tenure-track position of Glaxo Wellcome Distinguished Professorship in Undergraduate Research. Interested individuals should have expertise in mechatronics engineering, robotics engineering, or a closely related field and a demonstrated record of excellent teaching, scholarship and program leadership. The initial term of appointment into this endowed professorship is for five years with the opportunity for a second five-year appointment. Appointments at all ranks will be considered with an anticipated start of Fall 2017. Mechatronics Engineering at UNC Asheville is a joint degree program with the North Carolina State University (NC State) College of Engineering that is designed to broaden the base of educational opportunities to students in western North Carolina while integrating engineering education within a liberal arts environment. In addition to a traditional [2+2] option, engineering students at UNC Asheville can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Engineering ( BSE ) with a Concentration in Mechatronics. This collaboration brings computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering concepts together in a liberal arts environment enhanced by high-quality student-faculty interactions and a focus on critical and creative thinking, clear and thoughtful expression, and open inquiry. The BSE - Mechatronics degree is offered exclusively at UNC Asheville; students who complete the degree graduate jointly from UNC Asheville and NC State. Candidates for the Glaxo Wellcome Professorship and Director position are asked to provide strong evidence of their commitment to undergraduate education and their ability to facilitate interdisciplinary engineering, to supervise undergraduate engineering research, and to elevate the UNC Asheville - NC State Joint Engineering Program and BSE in Mechatronics to a level of superior quality. The Glaxo Wellcome Professor and Director will be a dedicated teacher/scholar with a Ph.D. in Engineering or a closely related field; she or he will have an excellent record of teaching, undergraduate mentorship, nationally acknowledged scholarly publications, externally funded research, professional service, industrial/entrepreneurial experience, and a demonstrated ability for program leadership. Individuals with experience at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities for the Glaxo Wellcome Professor will be six contact-hours per semester (typically two courses), and will include introductory and upper-level engineering courses, interdisciplinary elective courses, and courses that satisfy requirements within UNC Asheville's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) curriculum. Administrative responsibilities as the Director of the Joint Program include overseeing all budget, human resources, outreach and program administrative processes associated with leading an academic unit on both campuses. Other duties include supervising and advising students; service to the department and institution; and public engagement through teaching, service, and scholarship. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members teach across the LAC program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum, in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for almost 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus and especially in STEM disciplines are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested in developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Letters of nomination and inquires about the position should be directed to Dr. Rebecca Bruce, Interim-Director of The Joint Engineering Program (rbruce@unca.edu; 828-251-6944). Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter that addresses the contributions the candidate could make as Glaxo Wellcome Professor to Engineering and UNC Asheville, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research philosophy and plan, statement of administrative philosophy, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop a successful, externally funded research program. Review of applications will begin December 3, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students, applicants or employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants, or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A Ph.D. in Engineering or a closely related field is required for this position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program; function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization; engage in service to the department and institution; and become involved in public engagement through teaching, service, and scholarship. Months per Year N/A Division Academic Affairs Department Engineering Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins December 3rd, 2016. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Rebecca Bruce (rbruce@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 09/09/2016 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2017
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina Asheville, the UNC system's designated public liberal arts institution, is seeking qualified applicants with expertise in animal physiology and/or development for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position that will begin in the fall semester of 2017. The person selected for this position must have earned a Ph.D. in Biology or an appropriate discipline prior to August 10, 2017 and will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester; establish a research program that involves undergraduates; and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Teaching duties will include contributions to our introductory courses in cellular and molecular biology, upper-level animal physiology lecture/laboratory courses, and additional upper-level courses that may include developmental biology, endocrinology, or offerings within the candidate's area of expertise. Individuals with postdoctoral experience, a passion for undergraduate teaching, and experience at an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for almost 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. Therefore, the successful candidate for this position must be able to articulate a clear vision for a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program. Moreover, the Department is interested in expanding its opportunities for undergraduate research to include answering evolutionary or ecological questions using modern analytical approaches such as bioinformatics, molecular systematics, developmental biology, or quantitative or computational biology. Individuals with expertise in these areas are encouraged to apply. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus and especially in STEM disciplines are encouraged to participate in leading the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. Therefore, candidates interested in teaching science to and developing outreach activity for diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research philosophy that includes a description of future research plans, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference. The applicant's letters of reference should address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop a successful, externally funded research program. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Inquires may be directed to Dr. Timothy Forrest (tforrest@unca.edu), Chair, Department of Biology. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, or ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against students, applicants, or employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications A Ph.D. in Biology or an appropriate discipline earned prior to August 10, 2017 is required for this position. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that they have the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, highly productive, and externally funded undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Biology Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins November 1, 2016. Inquiries only may be directed to Professor Dr. Timothy Forrest (tforrest@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 08/25/2016 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2017
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary MANAGEMENT SCIENCE - The University of North Carolina Asheville Department of Management and Accountancy, accredited by AACSB International, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Management Science to begin Fall 2017. Rank and salary will be determined according to degree and level of teaching experience. An earned Ph.D. in a Management Science-related discipline (e.g., Production and Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or Decision Science) from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred; candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2017 may be considered. The person selected for this position will be expected to teach 12 contact hours per semester, establish a research program that involves undergraduates, maintain scholarly productivity commensurate with the Department's faculty qualifications guidelines that support maintenance of AACSB accreditation, and engage in service to the institution, the community and the profession. Individuals with a passion for undergraduate teaching and interest in an institution focused on the liberal arts are strongly encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates with primary fields of expertise in operations or project management with secondary areas of expertise in supply chain management, production management, or data analytics. In addition to having a passion for undergraduate teaching, research and mentorship, the UNC Asheville faculty is committed to disciplinary teaching through an inter- and multi-disciplinary lens and providing a premiere liberal arts education. Faculty members are expected to teach across the University's Liberal Arts Core ( LAC ) program, our required interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum in courses that include, but are not limited to: introductory (freshman) colloquia; diversity intensives; courses that satisfy the Scientific Perspectives, Social Science courses and Arts and Ideas requirements; courses within the Humanities Program; and LAC Senior Capstone courses. UNC Asheville has been a national leader in undergraduate research for almost 30 years, and over 60% of our students graduate each year having been involved in this important learning experience. The University fully embraces the idea of mentored undergraduate research being one of the highest forms of teaching, and the institution values success in this facet of a faculty member's work. UNC Asheville encourages is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus are encouraged to lead the institution's efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy that addresses management science pedagogy in the context of the liberal arts, copies of teaching evaluations, a recent sample of scholarship, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The applicant should request three letters of reference to be sent separately that address the candidate's written, verbal and interpersonal skills; ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; and potential to develop and maintain a successful research program. Review of applications will begin August 30th, 2016 and continue until the position is filled; UNC Asheville will be available to interview candidates at the INFORMS conference in November. Inquiries only may be directed to Dr. Micheal Stratton, Search Committee Co-Chair (mstratto@unca.edu). Please do not submit any application materials to this email address. UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of educational experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities. Qualifications An earned Ph.D. in a Management Science-related discipline (e.g., Production and Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, or Decision Science) from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred; however, candidates nearing completion of their doctorate ( ABD ) with a defense expected prior to August 2017 may be considered. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate through application materials and in the interview that he or she has the ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students; bring diverse and multidisciplinary perspectives into the classroom; establish a sustainable, productive undergraduate research program; and function professionally in a highly collaborative and increasingly diverse organization. Months per Year 9 months Division Academic Affairs Department Management & Accountancy Posting Detail Information Special Instructions Summary Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.unca.edu. The applicant will enter information into the application system which will automatically request three letters of reference to be sent separately and confidentially that speaks to the candidate's writing and interpersonal skills and ability to teach and mentor undergraduate students. Please, do not submit reference letters directly to the search chair. Review of applications begins August 30th, 2016. Inquiries only may be directed to Professor Micheal Stratton (mstratto@unca.edu), Search Committee Chair. Please do not submit any materials to this email address. All application materials, including letters submitted separately by references or portfolio services, must be uploaded via the application portal. Posting date 06/22/2016 Close date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date 08/07/2017
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary Responsibilities may include: performing general cleaning services, emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms, windows and doors daily, using a building checklist, maintaining all housekeeping equipment, and reporting problems daily. Requires the use of automated cleaning equipment and commercial cleaning chemicals. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Other Salary Information $9.00 to $11.00 Per Hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0057 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some knowledge of cleaning procedures; ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Note: Some positions may require special licenses or certifications. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will have a valid driver's license. It is preferred that the employee be a high school graduate and have some previous experience in the cleaning of public buildings. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of basic cleaning procedures and supplies. Ability to communicate with fellow workers in a manner that allows work to be completed. Ability to listen and respond to customer needs promptly and respectfully. Recognizes and follows dispenser directions to properly mix cleaning chemicals. Work Schedule and Hours Hours per week and days are defined by the hiring department and based on departmental needs. Posting Date 08/05/2016 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date ASAP Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1768
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The Administrative Assistant is the central office support for the designated department. This position oversees all aspects of office management, which includes record keeping, check requests, purchase orders, and ordering of office supplies. This position also assists with budgetary spreadsheets, payroll, and travel reimbursement requests. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for the communication and management of the department's needs. Programming support is an essential part of this position; planning, organization, and successful execution of the office's calendar is a vital responsibility. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Other Salary Information $12.00 - $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0068 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Graduation from high school or its equivalency and 1 - 3 years of administrative/clerical office experience is required. May also consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred. Banner experience, previous experience in Higher Education, and/or office management experience is a plus. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Verbal Communication: Responds to questions/issues that deviate from standard operating procedures by determining and consulting appropriate resources such as policies, manuals, or other staff. Responds to requests for program and procedural information. Contacts service recipients, vendors, or clients to provide or obtain information. Schedules and coordinates appointments, meetings, and events. Written Communication: Composes written communication with guidance using standard formats. Composes correspondence involving program or operational procedures independently from general instructions or brief summaries. Office Technology: Selects, understands, and fully applies features of a variety of software programs, machines, or office equipment that will produce the desired results. Work Coordination: Plans and facilitates the support activities of an office or work unit; coordinates with others to complete tasks. May serve as an office coordinator on special projects, as assigned by supervisor. Problem Solving: Assesses and may resolve unprecedented problems that require research and review of policy and procedures. Applies judgment for problem resolutions based on delegated authority from supervisor. Program Knowledge: Understands programs and services to apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to most questions and inquiries. Uses program knowledge to interface with other offices and organizations. Information/Records Administration: Records, compiles, and summarizes data using established format. Compiles and organizes information from different sources to develop reports and data. Budgeting: Monitors and reconciles departmental or program budget and tracks travel and office expenditures. Work Schedule and Hours Typical office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with the possibility of some limited evening and weekend hours as needed to meet the needs of the department. Posting Date 03/08/2016 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1973
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary As a central part of the university community, the mission of University Police is to contribute to and promote the greater mission of UNC Asheville by facilitating a safe, secure and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors. They do this by offering crime prevention programs to promote safety, and deter criminal activity. University Police Officers' conduct various law enforcement activities, including patrolling within the geographic jurisdiction, conducting criminal investigations, crime prevention, assisting motorists, parking/traffic control and providing security at special events. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Full-Time (40 hours/week) Salary Information $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0062 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High school diploma or equivalency. Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Current possession of North Carolina BLET Certification. The preferred candidate will have at least two years of campus law enforcement experience. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Possession of a designated level of technical skill or knowledge in a specific technical area(s) and the ability to keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise. Ability to present information to individuals or groups; ability to deliver presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to groups or individuals either verbally or in writing to ensure that they understand the information and the message. Ability to listens and respond appropriately to others. Ability to understand the organization's mission, the function of the specific work unit and how it works with other work units to serve the customer/client. Ability to understand the impact and implications of decisions on the community and other departments Ability to Identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues. Ability to identify issues, obtain relevant information, relate and compare data from different sources, and identify alternative Work Schedule and Hours 12 hour shifts. Overtime may be required based on departmental needs. Up to 60 hours/week depending on departmental needs. Posting Date 01/05/2016 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date ASAP Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1899
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve groundkeepers for UNC Asheville. Duties are assigned by the hiring department and will vary by assignment for temporary positions. This position will report to the Grounds Department of Facilities Management. Responsibilities may include pruning, weeding, pest control, planting of trees, shrubs and perennials, mulching, fertilizing, and all aspects of maintaining trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials, mowing, weed-eating, snow removal, litter removal, and sidewalks/road/parking lot maintenance. Because of the extent of duties, a Grounds Worker at UNC Asheville must be both knowledgeable and self-motivated. Position Number FAC251 Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (20-29 hours/week) Salary Information $10.00 - $12.00 Per Hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0061 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certifications. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills High School Graduation or GED is preferred. A valid Driver's license is strongly desired. A clear understanding of horticultural principles and techniques needed to properly maintain a diverse landscape of trees, shrubs, ground-covers and herbaceous perennials is required. Also, the preferred candidate will be knowledgeable in the use of organic products and methods including fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Knowledge of the cultivation, pruning, spraying, and trimming requirements of shrubs and trees is preferred. In addition, the ideal candidate will have an equal amount of experience and a proven proficiency in safe operation of all equipment used for grounds management, including commercial riding mowers, blowers, sprayers, pruning tools, garden tools, spreaders, large snow removal equipment, etc. Experience in landscape construction, from transplanting large trees and shrubs to proper installation of retaining walls and pavers is preferred. An understanding of written and oral directions to make applications of pesticides/herbicides and fertilizers is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years progressive experience in both horticultural knowledge and the use of grounds maintenance equipment. The ideal candidate will be able to perform duties requiring moderate to heavy amounts of physical labor and exertion in all types of weather, may be asked to assist in the set-up of events, furniture moving, etc., as needed. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently is required. The ability to communicate well with the public is an important factor of this position. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Basic understanding of lawn care equipment and techniques including but not limited to commercial riding mowers, blowers, sprayers, pruning tools, garden tools, spreaders, large snow removal equipment. Requires a good understanding of oral directions and ability to understand the applications of pesticides/herbicides and fertilizers. Must be able to perform duties requiring moderate to heavy amounts of physical labor and exertion in all types of weather-may be asked to assist in the set-up of events, furniture moving. Ability to work as a member of a team and independently and ability to communicate well with the public are important factors for this position. Work Schedule and Hours Hours per week and days are defined by the hiring department and based on departmental needs. Posting Date 12/15/2015 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1881
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary UNC Asheville, the designated public liberal arts institution of the University of North Carolina system, invites applicants for a position as a Teaching and Research Fellow in chemistry. This position is designed for individuals who hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a related field and intend to pursue academic careers at primarily undergraduate institutions. Responsibilities of this position include mentoring undergraduate students on research projects, teaching undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in chemistry, and performing research and laboratory managerial tasks in support of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Amanda Wolfe. We seek applicants who are enthusiastic about undergraduate education with classroom and/or laboratory teaching experience, and are highly motivated researchers capable of leading a project and training undergraduates in designing and performing experiments, collecting and interpreting data, troubleshooting and solving problems in the laboratory, preparing publications, and presenting results at conferences. Candidates receiving strongest consideration will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals. This position is expected to last 12 months with a one-year renewal option. FLSA Exempt Required Education/Experience/Skills Ph.D. in chemistry or related field by August 1, 2017. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills In addition to a Ph.D. the preferred candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: medicinal chemistry, synthetic organic chemistry, and/or natural product isolation as they relate to antibiotic discovery and development. The preferred candidate will have a degree in the appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of appointment. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and other courses related to the UNC Asheville Liberal Arts Core under the guidance of the PI. Candidates are desired who are enthusiastic for mentoring under-represented students with an interest in pursuing studies in chemistry and careers or post-graduate studies in this or a related field. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent written and oral communication skills Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate effectively and productively within a research team. Ability to analyze and synthesize data. Ability to maintain appropriate research records and maintain laboratory spaces in accordance with safety policies and procedures. Ability and keen interest in working directly with students to conduct undergraduate research. Knowledge and experience in designing research, conducting/leading research teams, and using experimental approaches relating to synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and/or natural product isolation to obtain desired outcomes. Posting Detail Information Special Instructions to the Applicant Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The following documents should be submitted with your application: 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript 4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 5. Description of Research Experience (use link for Research Philosophy…) 6. Teaching Philosophy and Mentoring Undergraduates (use link for Teaching Philosophy) This position is funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation and is currently anticipated to last for 12 months, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. However, continuation of employment in this at-will appointment is contingent upon the availability of funds. If these non-state funds become unavailable, the appointment may be terminated consistent with Section II.C of UNC's Employees Exempt from the State Human Resources Act Policy 300.201. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. ( EST ) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Posting Number E0088 Posting date 12/12/2016 Closing date Open Until Filled Yes
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary Responsibilities may include: operating a vehicle to transport passengers to campus events and during emergency situations according to established shuttle schedules; completing operating reports, inspecting, cleaning and performing simple routine maintenance and repairs on shuttle vehicles. This position will also be responsible for special assignments as designated by the hiring department. Because of the extent of duties, a Campus Shuttle Driver at UNC Asheville must be both knowledgeable and self-motivated. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (20-29 hours/week) Salary Information $10.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0048 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills One year experience in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle. Must hold a valid driver's license. Must be qualified to meet the legal requirements to drive a school bus in North Carolina. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications: High School Graduate or GED ; a valid NC Commercial Driver License with a ("P" ) Passenger Endorsement. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of Federal and State of North Carolina motor vehicle laws; knowledge of regional roadway networks and geography; skilled in operating a public transportation vehicle, heavy truck, or other heavy vehicle; skilled in public service contact with a customer orientation; skilled in working individually, as well as part of a team; ability to write legibly and coherently; ability to speak clearly and distinctly; ability to utilize a two-way radio, telephone, and/or other equipment deemed necessary in order to perform the duties of the position. Ability to read and comprehend documents, policies, and directives. Excellent communication skills. Ability to resolve problems. Ability to assist patrons entering and exiting assigned vehicle(s). Work Schedule and Hours Hours per week and days are defined by the hiring department and based on departmental needs. Posting Date 06/26/2015 Closing Date Open Until Filled Anticipated Start Date ASAP Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1574
UNCA Asheville, NC, USA
Mar 15, 2017
Position Summary The employee(s) hired for this position will serve as part of a temporary pool of reserve telecommunicators for UNC Asheville. This position performs technical communications work in support of the University's public safety operations. Work involves receiving emergency and non-emergency calls, monitoring alarms, obtaining and relaying information, prioritizing calls/alarms and coordinating response procedures, dispatching appropriate public safety personnel, and maintaining public safety communications logs and databases utilizing Computer Aided Dispatch ( CAD ). The employee in this position is responsible for operating a host of complex telecommunications and computer equipment, including multi-line phone systems, multi-channel police consoles, two-way radios, scanners, monitoring security cameras and Division of Criminal Information terminals. Work requires knowledge of applicable Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations, an understanding of public safety operations, and skill in the operation of telecommunications technology. This position requires the ability to multi-task and to remain calm and composed in high-stress situations. The employee should also be able to work with a diversified community; be able to communicate effectively with those who may be irate; be able to make effective decisions in emergency life and death situations; be able to prioritize calls and identify potential dangers; and be able to work as a member of a team and interact favorably with all students, staff, faculty, and visitors. The employee is expected to maintain confidentiality and discretion in the course of conducting business; work individually and/or with others; and adapt to change and circumstances. Positions require shift, weekend, holiday and/or overtime work. The selected candidate must be able to work 12-hour permanent day or evening shifts. The UNC Asheville Police Department is a 24-hour, 365-day-per-year operation. Position Number Full-Time/Part-Time/Intermittent Part-Time (less than 20 hours/week) Salary Information $15.00 per hour Posting Detail Information Posting Number T0055 Minimum Education/Experience/Skills High School diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires certification as a Division of Criminal Information computer operator or the ability to achieve certification within 45 days of employment. Some positions may require Basic Telecommunicator Certification in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment. Preferred Education/Experience/Skills Prefer candidates with DCI and Basic Telecommunicator certifications. May also consider applicants with ability to obtain a certification within 45 days of hire. In addition, the ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Google docs, and Banner. Candidates with a two or four year degree in addition to the certifications would be a plus. The successful candidate will be asked to attend a four-day Sheriff's Training Course and successfully pass a test for certification. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge, Technical Ability to understand and follow FCC rules and regulations applicable to work. Ability to apply considerable knowledge of departmental policies and procedures related to the answering, response, and dispatch of calls; ability to work independently while reporting to supervisor on a regular basis. Proficiency in using telecommunications and information technology. Ability to display organizational awareness and an understanding of the general operations and procedures of applicable state and local public safety organizations (including law enforcement agencies, fire and rescue, security, and other response units). Ability to display sufficient knowledge of the infrastructure to dispatch and direct efficiently within the jurisdiction. Ability to complete required in-service training and maintain certifications. May require ability to obtain Intermediate Telecommunicator certification. Ability to keep abreast of developments in telecommunications practices. Communication - Oral Ability to listen to callers and quickly ascertain nature of call. Ability to obtain and extract relevant information. Ability to interpret and analyze messages from callers. Ability to apply judgment in responding to callers. Ability to speak clearly and distinctly; ability to effectively use language and tone to calm distressed callers and to provide aid/assistance via phone until help arrives. Ability to transmit radio messages quickly and concisely. Ability to direct emergency personnel to scene and convey relevant information to responders. Ability to interact with co-workers, supervisors, law enforcement and emergency response personnel (including those from other jurisdictions), university officials, media, and the general public to relay information and coordinate activities. Office/Telecommunications Technology Ability to use the full functionality of all departmental telecommunications equipment, including phone systems*, radios, consoles, alarm panels*, database/information systems, and computer aided dispatch ( CAD ) system. Ability to select, understand and fully apply a variety of features in software programs, databases, and information systems. Ability to key information accurately and efficiently. Ability to maintain DCI certification. *Includes elevator phones, emergency call box/blue light phones, TTY / TDD phones, crime tip hotlines, weather monitors, fire/intrusion/utility alarms, panic buttons, monitoring cameras, emergency warning systems, locator ( GPS ) systems, and related incoming and outgoing data sources. Data/Information/Records Administration Records, compiles, and summarizes data using established formats. Monitors messages from and creates entries for DCI terminal as needed. Maintains and ensures quality control of logs and data systems. May assign case or arrest numbers, compile incident reports, or issue permits. Correctly uses input codes. Searches for and retrieves information from departmental files and DCI terminal. Decision Making Ability to analyze messages and information in order to determine priorities; ability to recognize critical incidents; ability to coordinate response; ability to initiate action based upon acquired information and knowledge of operating procedures. Ability to make consistently sound and accurate dispatch decisions. Work Schedule and Hours Positions require shift, weekend, holiday and/or overtime work. The selected candidate must be able to work 12-hour permanent day or evening shifts. The UNC Asheville Police Department is a 24-hour, 365-day-per-year operation. Posting Date 09/15/2015 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date ASAP Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.unca.edu/postings/1699