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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Spanish

Hiram College seeks an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Spanish in Hiram, Ohio.

Summary of Duties: As a tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor of Spanish, will be responsible for teaching, research, and service. Creating and implementing curricula and assessing student learning outcomes. Assigning and evaluating student work through classroom interaction, presentations, and examinations. Research and publication of the results of research for peer evaluation. Serving on college and professional committees. Teaching Hiram College’s general education and study abroad programs. Developing new courses and refining existing ones. Reports to the department chair and ultimately to the Vice President and Dean of the College.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Spanish (ABD accepted with the assurance that the doctorate will be completed within the year). Specialization in modern Peninsular Spanish. Other specialties in other dialects of Spanish will be considered. Must be native or near native fluency. Must be able to teach Spanish language courses at all levels as well as teaching methods courses. Must have familiarity with and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues. Must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and to leading study abroad. Must be able to use educational technology such as Microsoft Office.

How to Apply: Send electronically a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence through Diversity. (posted 4/21/2014)

Director, Campus Safety Services

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Director of Campus Safety Services.  As a member of the Student Life Division, the Director of Campus Safety Services reports directly to the Vice President and Dean of Students.  The primary function of the directorship at Hiram College is that of teacher/educator and community safety skill developer.  Student learning outcomes are at the core of what we do, but also educating faculty and staff regarding best practices in approaches to traditional and emergent campus safety issues is essential.  The safety of our community depends on people’s knowledge and understanding of how to be a safe community.

The Director must have experience in oral and written communication, group development and public relations as well as general knowledge of college safety practices and concerns.  Excellent communication skills are essential as well as demonstrated ability to follow-through, attend to detail and respond calmly and quickly to challenging situations.  Director candidates require a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.  Candidates should have knowledge and/or experience in the following areas:

  • Prior experience working in Student affairs and/or on a college campus strongly preferred.
  • Broad base of knowledge and skills related to law enforcement and security methodology and procedures, including investigation of accidents, criminal acts, and other emergency situations; familiarity with relevant criminal and civil laws.
  • General knowledge of fire prevention and emergency medical services.
  • Training or experience in handling intoxicated and/or out-of-control individuals.
  • Administrative, supervisory, and basic budget management skills; some previous supervisory experience.
  • Ability to deal with a broad range of individuals/groups within and outside of the College, often under stressful, dangerous and/or emergency conditions exercising diplomacy, courtesy, and tact under pressure.
  • Availability to work evening and night shifts where necessary and be on call 24 hours/day.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vitae, and names of three professional references in a single Word file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please identify the job title in the subject line when applying. (posted 4/17/2014)

Administrative Assistant, Campus Safety Office

Hiram College invites applications for a full-time administrative support position for the Office of Campus Safety.  The successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic environment and will possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and technical skills and have the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of parents and visitors as well as students, faculty, staff and members of the Hiram Village community.  The responsibilities of this position are quite varied and require the ability to work independently and simultaneously on a variety of projects, and to handle material of a sensitive and confidential nature.  Excellent computer skills and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office are required.  A working knowledge of one or more database software packages, especially SCT Banner, is highly desirable. Two to four years of experience in an office setting with multiple phone lines and walk-in traffic is required. A high school degree is required, with some college coursework preferred.  Flexibility to work some weekends and evenings is required.  Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

Hiram College invites applications for a Head Men’s and Women’ Swimming Coach. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution of 1100 students located in northeast Ohio. The college is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.  The head Men’s and Women’s Swimming coach position is a full time, 10 month staff position which reports to the Director of Athletics. The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the swimming program to include; organizing and implementing a successful recruiting and retention plan for the program, supervising assistant coaches, managing the program in accordance with department/college policies and procedures, and acting in accord with NCAC, NCAA and institutional rules and regulations.  Additional duties will include; administrative responsibility and teaching in our Exercise/Sport Science program, direction of the Water Dog’s Swim Lesson Program, and working closely with our physical plant regarding all pool maintenance concerns. A Master’s Degree is preferred while a Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please identify the position you are applying for in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  (posted 4/10/2014)

Graduate Assistant - Women's Soccer

Hiram College invites applications for a graduate assistant position for women’s soccer. Hiram College is a private liberal arts institution of 1100 students located in northeast Ohio. The college is a member of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility will be to assist the head women’s soccer coach in all facets of the program, to include recruiting, organization/administration of practices and contests, and supporting overall student-athlete success. Primary emphasis will be on recruiting. Additional duties will include assisting with the supervision of the Coleman Sports Center, the administration of our college recreation program.

Minimum Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree and admission to the Hiram College Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies program.

Compensation: Tuition remission for graduate course work at Hiram College, an annual stipend, campus housing and dining.  

Application Procedure:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of application, resume and names, addresses of three references by email only to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until each position is filled. (posted 4/3/2014)

Assistant Dean of Students

The Assistant Dean of Students reports to and provides management and administrative support to the Vice President and Dean of Students.  This position will work with assessment for student life and retention for the college.  This position will serve as the MAP-Works liaison to campus.  In addition, to the assessment role this position supervises citizenship education (judicial) system and is a member of the Dean of Students team. The Assistant Dean reports directly to the Vice President and Dean of Students and is expected to keep the Vice President fully apprised of activities and progress within this positions area. This is a full time, 12-month staff position.

The candidate should have a master’s degree, five or more years of post-master’s work experience in a higher education environment.  Candidates should have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Supervision of staff and data management are essential
  • Superior interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple deadlines and projects
  • Administrative experience including meeting management, project management and calendar/scheduling
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically MS Word and Excel.
  • Manage the sourcing of new products/services and manage the implementation and follow-through of new projects
  • Self-starter with an interest in working in a team environment

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vitae, and names and phone numbers of three professional references in a single Word file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is July 1, 2014. (posted 3/19/2014)

Director of Career and Academic Development Services

Hiram College invites applications for the position of Director of Career and Academic Development Services. The Director is responsible for the leadership and delivery of all career and career-related programs and services as well as leadership of academic development services to students.  The Director provides services for traditional students, PGS students (Professional and Graduate Studies) and Hiram 3.0 distance learning program (currently under development) students on the Hiram Campus, at remote locations and online.  The Director supervises an Assistant Director of Academic Development Services an Administrative Assistant, Student Workers, as well as supervises graduate student interns when suitable persons seek experience in these areas at Hiram College.  The Director reports directly to the Vice President and Dean of Students and is expected to keep the Vice President fully apprised of activities and progress within the career and academic development portfolio. This is a full time, 12-month staff position.

The Director should have a master’s in an appropriate field followed by a minimum of five years of progressively expanded responsibility for career and academic development services with preference given to candidates with prior hands-on leadership experience.  Candidates should have knowledge in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated ability to build an innovative, data-confirmed program that results in tangible student outcomes. 
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to students first and foremost; skill at engaging and cultivating employers and graduate schools programs; ability to collaborate with faculty, alumni and staff in support of student interests.
  • Knowledge of techniques to engage students in the steps necessary for placement success.

 Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vitae, and names and phone numbers of three professional references in a single Word file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date is July 1, 2014.  (posted 3/19/2014)

Director, Institutional Research

Hiram College invites applications for the staff position of Director of Institutional Research.  The Director will report to the Vice President and Dean of the College and will work with all offices and constituencies of the College to support institutional effectiveness.  The overall mission of Institutional Research at Hiram College is to provide evidence-based advice to ensure that the College’s financial and enrollment planning functions are in concert with, and supportive of, core educational objectives, while also recognizing that educational programs must align with and be supportive of long-run institutional financial health.  The Director will build on existing efforts to create and coordinate the distribution of accurate and consistent institutional data and will structure and distribute campus data via reports, presentations, and the institutional research website, on own initiative and in response to requests.  The Director will serve as the institutional IPEDS keyholder and HEDS liaison, collaborate with other offices to insure completion of the annual Common Data Set, and other survey inquiries, including accreditation, advancement, marketing, and governmental requests. Applicants must have a Master’s degree and general knowledge of higher education data resources and reporting processes.  Strong quantitative, analytical, and research design skills are required with the ability to analyze and interpret data and communicate findings accurately in written, oral and graphic formats.  A high degree of professional confidentiality is expected.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vitae, and names of three professional references electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Please list the position title in the subject line when applying.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (posted 2/27/2014)

Assistant Professor, English

The Department of English at Hiram College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in English and Developmental Writing at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2014. The successful applicant will serve the general college through teaching in the first-year writing program, teaching all sections of our developmental writing courses (Basic Exposition I and II), and fulfilling other course assignments in English or writing based on applicant’s strengths and departmental need. Successful candidates for this position will hold an earned PhD in English, Rhetoric and Composition, or comparable field, and/or an MFA in Creative Writing. Terminal degree in hand at time of hire is required. Extensive experience teaching composition at the college level required. Successful candidates will have experience working with at-risk groups including non-traditional, first-generation, developmental, and underprepared students. Candidates should have knowledge of current pedagogical trends in writing, experience working in a Writing Center or other tutoring experience, and the ability to design innovative writing curricula, to supervise undergraduate writing tutors, and to advise students.  Evidence of active scholarship required, publications desirable.  Hiram College, a residential liberal arts college located in northeastern Ohio, has a long-standing commitment to first-year writing and Writing Across the Curriculum. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, and names and phone numbers of three professional references electronically as a single MS Word or PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please identify the position title in the subject line when applying.  Deadline for applications is March 12th. (posted 2/19/2014)

 

Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence Through Diversity.

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