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Huntingdon College, founded in 1854, is a community of faith, wisdom, and service. The College serves approximately 900 students in undergraduate programs and in the W. James Samford Jr. School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Huntingdon provides an outstanding liberal arts education in an atmosphere that supports spiritual growth and inquiry. An excellent employee benefits program and the opportunity to work in a setting that supports growth in mind, body, and spirit await you at Huntingdon College.

Huntingdon College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Huntingdon College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Huntingdon College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

Huntingdon’s Educator Preparation programs are approved by the Alabama State Department of Education. The Music program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The Biochemistry program is accredited by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).

Huntingdon College, in accordance with Title IX and Section 106.8 of the 2020 Final Rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, other applicable federal and state law, and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.  Similarly, it prohibits discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age and/or national origin in its education program or activity, including admission and employment. For more information, see b3fy.america101project.com/misconduct.

Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.

Positions Available

Faculty Positions

Huntingdon College (Montgomery, AL) invites applications for two positions in History: a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level AND a full-time, one-year instructorship. Both positions begin August 1, 2024 and consist of a 4-4 teaching load. We welcome applications from a range of specialties.

Desired Qualifications: A Ph.D. in History with teaching experience is preferred, but applicants nearing completion of the doctorate with teaching assistant experience may also be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogical excellence, scholarly engagement, student success, and ethical behavior and professionalism. Huntingdon College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, CV, transcripts (unofficial is acceptable in the first instance), and names of three references to Dr. Sarah Conrad Sours, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.america101project.com. Applications received by May 24, 2024 will receive best consideration; search will continue until positions are filled.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college.

Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, the College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, and/or national origin.

The Psychology Program at Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 1, 2024. Applications in all areas of psychology will be reviewed. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory psychology and a range of other psychology courses. The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester. Courses currently in the teaching rotation include abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, learning, lifespan development, personality, physiological psychology, social psychology, and special topics. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to ethical behavior and professionalism, student mentorship, scholarly and professional engagement, and campus citizenship.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, CV, transcripts (unofficial is acceptable in the first instance), and names of three references to Dr. Sarah Conrad Sours, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.america101project.com. Applications received by May 24 will receive best consideration; search will continue until position is filled.

Huntingdon College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Desired Qualifications: Ph.D. in Psychology, experience teaching undergraduates, evidence of scholarly activity, excellent interpersonal skills, desire to contribute to the growth of a successful program. ABDs nearing completion will be considered but will not be eligible to be placed on the tenure track until after completion.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college.

Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, the College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, and/or national origin.

The Department of Music at Huntingdon College (Montgomery, AL) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure track) beginning August 2024.

Responsibilities: As Director of Choral Activities, the successful candidate will serve as the Choral Program administrator conducting the Concert Choir while working with other Music faculty to recruit students for the program and choral ensembles. As Assistant Professor of Music Education, the candidate will mentor choral music education students and teach music education courses, plus additional courses depending on the candidate’s expertise. The candidate will supervise choral music education field experience (in collaboration with the School of Education) and maintain a strong positive rapport with high school choral directors in the state and region. Faculty at the Assistant Professor level teach 24 hours per academic year, serve on committees, and pursue scholarly activities.

Qualifications: Terminal Degree in Music, Choral Conducting or Music Education (or a related field in music with 30+ hours in Choral Music content). The ideal candidate will also have experience teaching at the college and/or K-12 level and have experience in a small, liberal arts setting.

Our Program: The Huntingdon College Department of Music has a long history of successful choral ensembles. Our Music Program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music offering degrees in Music and Music Education. The Department of Music is housed in Sybil Smith Hall which includes teaching studios, practice rooms, recital hall, classrooms, music technology lab, and choir rehearsal hall. Performance spaces include Delchamps Recital Hall, Ligon Chapel, and Top Stage.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, copies of all academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable during search process), statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Sarah Conrad Sours, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.america101project.com. Further materials and teaching videos will be required for subsequent rounds of the search process. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. In order to receive full consideration candidates should submit materials no later than June 17th, 2024.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college.

Huntingdon College is committed to a policy against legally impermissible, arbitrary, or unreasonable discriminatory practices. Therefore, the College, in accordance with applicable federal and state law and stated College policy, prohibits discrimination in its employment practices and in the delivery of its educational programs on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, and/or national origin.

Staff Positions

Be familiar with all Business Office policies as they relate to the use of cash management, check requests, purchase orders, and Purchasing Card (P-Card) usage.

Have a general understanding of accounting policies as they relate to the Accounts Payable function.  You should understand the ins and outs of the payable process, including how it affects reporting requirements.  When reviewing invoices or contracts, you must be able to determine proper recognition of expenditure (asset addition, current expense, accrual or prepaid expense).

Be able to use software available to aid with the research of information, reporting and reconciliation requirements.  Examples of software available currently are:  Great Plains (GP), Excel, Word, File Maker, Adobe.

Understand and be able to fully utilize the Accounts Payable GP module.  This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Use of reports in order to determine aging of invoices or as necessary to answer audit or reporting questions.
  • Void checks or invoices when deemed necessary.
  • Inquiry of paid items or entered invoices to avoid duplicate payments or answer vendor/employee questions in timely manner.
  • Periodic review of vendor lists, outstanding purchase orders, etc to ensure all items are correctly in system and up to date.

Review and evaluate all check requests and purchase order requisitions to ensure that it includes proper vendor name, address, amounts, GL accounting code, and authorized signatures.   Enter the check requests or purchase orders into the GP system, using correct document numbers, due dates, and descriptions.  Any discrepancies or questions should be addressed with the requestor and resolved before being entered into the system. 

Be able to communicate with vendors and other employees when problems or questions arise in order to give them reliable and useful information.

Maintain Annuity payment schedule and make sure all payments go out timely.

Review all P-Card reconciliations received to ensure all policies were followed.  Make sure all receipts are attached and approvals have been obtained.  Any violations of policies should be resolved with the cardholder before being given to Comptroller for review and posting.

Be able to set up new P-card users, manage accounts, and resolve issues by utilizing on-line software.  Keep proper documentation of all changes made to user accounts.

Maintain balance in Bulk Mail and Business Reply card postage accounts, and properly record usage in those accounts.  Make sure usage of this postage is recorded in proper period.  Replenish account balances as necessary. 

Record end of month entries in order to aid with getting budget information and AR/Agency statements out by the 15th of each month.  End of month entries include:

Postage/Printing/Telephone/Cell phone/Business Reply Mail/Vehicle usage/Misc phone and cable charges/AR and Agency transactions.

Have an understanding of the cash receipts function and be able to serve in that role as needed.  This includes the receipt of student payments.  Need an understanding of the ins and outs of cash and how it relates to proper recording and reporting in sub-ledgers.  Be able to balance cash drawer and recognize where problems with outages may exist.  Also need basic knowledge of excel to be able to check and correct formulas to ensure numbers are calculating correctly.

Due to the small size of the department, make sure all expected absences are approved and added to the Business Office calendar as soon as possible.  Consideration to other circumstances taking place in the Department and College should also be considered when requesting time off. 

Communication and teamwork is critical for the Department to function in the capacity needed to serve the College.  During the time of unexpected absences within the Department or other departments of the College, it is important to be available, willing and able to aid in areas needed.  Leaving items or situations for the person to resolve when they return should be avoided if at all possible.  You must also be prepared to come in during the extended holidays if deemed necessary to perform Business Office duties.

The Huntingdon College Office of Student Development invites applications for the position of Director of Residential Communities. This is a full-time, live-in position in a freshman women’s residence hall.

The College seeks an engaging leader to provide oversight for the residential and community  life on campus including traditional residence halls, as well as students residing in a collection of houses and apartments adjacent to the Huntingdon campus.  The individual assumes primary responsibility in developing, executing, and managing housing operations and residential education for a 740+ bed program during the academic year. They provide training and development opportunities for the live-in Residence Directors and the Community Coordinators (CC).The candidate must demonstrate initiative, display a strong commitment to student learning, and communicate effectively with students and colleagues across the College.  The candidate will coordinate programs to foster a spirit of community in residence life, educate students on College policies, and hold students accountable for following community standards.  The candidate will maintain a positive working relationship with the College’s housekeeping, maintenance and security staff to create a safe and healthy on-campus living experience for residents.  The candidate will work collaboratively with the other professional members of the residence life staff to solve problems and resolve conflicts that arise among students. The candidate will participate in an on-duty after-hours/weekend/holiday rotation throughout the calendar year to respond to campus incidents and emergencies.  The successful candidate will have oversight of Community Coordinators and other student employees, and assist the Office of Student Development in managing late-night and weekend campus activities.

A bachelor’s degree is required.  Relevant experience in residential life or campus leadership is preferred.  Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three professional references to Dr. Kathleen Childree at kathleen.penney@hawks.america101project.com.

Huntingdon College, Department of Public Safety invites applications for the position of Security Officer. The security officer position is responsible for providing security patrols and performing duties relating to the protection of College students, faculty, staff, personal and institution property through the enforcement of law and college rules to ensure a safe and secure environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Communicate and have an appropriate relationship with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Execute daily reports and patrol college property on foot and in motorized vehicles to preserve law and order.
  • Prevent and discover the commission of crimes.
  • Answer calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, lockouts, felonies, and other misdemeanors.
  • Administer first aid, conduct preliminary investigations, gather information, and prepare detailed accident investigation reports.
  • Interview person with complaints and inquiries and attempt to make proper disposition or direct them to proper authorities.
  • Attend regular training classes in police methods, first aid, target practice and other law enforcement-related work as required.
  • Provide crowd and traffic control during sporting events and other special events.
  • Enforce and issue parking citations upon regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduate or GED approved by the State Department of Education.
  • 21 years old or older.
  • Have a valid driver license with an insurable driving record.
  • Must be APOSTC certified

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must not have been convicted of a felony, misdemeanor involving force, violence, or moral turpitude.
  • CPR and First Aid certificates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of security, traffic, and parking practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general Huntingdon conduct rules.
  • Interpersonal skills needed to communicate with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
  • Ability to administer CPR or First Aid.
  • Ability to recognize safety, security, or health hazards.
  • Ability to document investigations.
  • Ability to monitor fire and motion systems.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

Note

  • An offer of employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment background check and drug test.

To Apply

Complete and submit a Huntingdon Application for Employment along with a resume to hr@hawks.america101project.com.

Adjunct Teaching Opportunities

Huntingdon College maintains a part-time instructor pool to address any instructional needs that may arise in all disciplines represented at the College, e.g. accounting, art, biology, business administration, chemistry, Christian ministries, communication studies, criminal justice, economics, education, English, French, geography, history, management, mathematics, music (including instrumental studio instruction), physical science, political science, psychology, religion, Spanish, sport science and physical education, and theater.

The Office of Academic Affairs requests that individuals interested in teaching on a part-time basis at Huntingdon College submit the following materials for review:

  • Current resume or Curriculum Vita,
  • All post-secondary transcripts,
  • Three letters of recommendation,
  • Teaching philosophy

In order to be considered for as a potential part-time instructor, a candidate must have a completed graduate degree, and at least 18 hours of coursework in the discipline the candidate desires to teach.  Additionally and specific to part-time instructors for the Music Program: the candidate must be highly skilled in the instructional area; able to communicate well and utilize delivery systems as needed; able to perform in public, assist students to perform in public in the music area taught; and must be physically able to handle materials and equipment related to teaching.

Interested individuals may send the above pieces to the Office of Academic Affairs at Huntingdon College via:

Mission

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college.

Employee Benefits

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