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Academic Affairs

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts with defining Christian values, multiple locations, and sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists. The University exists to provide an integrated academic experience consisting of quality educational programs, a supportive learning environment, and individual growth opportunities that promote the total development of its students intellectually, socially, and spiritually. The University serves 4,900 students at 7 locations in eastern North Carolina. (www.umo.edu)

To apply for a faculty position, send cover letter, resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu.  Note: Official transcripts will be required prior to an official letter of appointment.

University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Inc. (SACS COC). (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number: (404) 679-4501 to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. The Tillman School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (7007 College Blvd. Suite 420 Overland Park, KS 66211, (913) 339-9366. The RN to BSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC  20036, (202) 887-6791.

Each position will indicate the minimum educational requirements. University of Mount Olive promotes active learning modes, experiential learning, and student engagement. All positions start on August 1, 2018.Teaching responsibilities will include four classes in fall and spring semester under a nine-month contract (12 load hours per semester).

Tillman School of Business

Accounting

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for a full-time 9-month, faculty position in Accounting to begin August 1, 2018. The Accounting program is based at the main campus in Mount Olive, NC with courses offered at seven regional campuses and in the online MBA program.

This position is responsible for teaching in both the traditional and non-traditional (adult student) programs supplemented with online activities. Additional expectations include maintaining office hours, academic advising, participating in ACBSP program assessment and related course development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Accounting or Master of Science in Accounting in addition to a CPA license
  • Preferred – Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related field
  • Industry/professional experience strongly preferred.

Compensation and Academic Rank:

Commensurate with education and experience. UMO offers a competitive fringe benefit program including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu

 

Business Policy and Strategy

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, Business Strategy Faculty. The Tillman School of Business (TSB) undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Business Policy and Strategy is one of several areas that compose the business core in TSB. Strategy courses are taught online and at the main campus in Mount Olive, NC with courses offered at seven regional campuses, as well as in the MBA program.

The ideal candidate will have a primary emphasis in strategic management with analytics or international business as a secondary area. Teaching will primarily focus on undergraduate and/or graduate-level business management courses related to strategy. Expectations of candidates are the following: to participate in curricula activities, program assessment, student advising, co-curricular support, and engage in scholarship and institutional service. Teaching strategy capstone courses in the MBA program will be a top priority.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Strategic Management or a related field, or on track to complete it prior to joining the University. Preference will be given to candidates with training and experience in business strategy and who are interested in teaching in that area. Degree(s) must be from regionally accredited institution(s).
  • Industry/professional experience strongly preferred.

Compensation and Academic Rank:

Commensurate with education and experience. UMO offers a competitive fringe benefit program including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu.

 

Computer Information Systems 

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, Computer Information Systems (CIS) Faculty. The Tillman School of Business (TSB) undergraduate programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Computer Information Systems is one of several areas that compose the business core in TSB. CIS is one of seven majors in TSB and are online and at the main campus in Mount Olive, NC with courses offered at seven regional campuses, as well as in the MBA program.

The ideal candidate will have a primary emphasis in computer information systems with analytics or computer science as a secondary area. Teaching will primarily focus on undergraduate and/or graduate-level CIS courses. Expectations of candidates are the following: to participate in curricula activities, program assessment, student advising, co-curricular support, and engage in scholarship and institutional service. Teaching the computer information course in the MBA program will be a top priority.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum – Master of Computer Information Systems (CIS) or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Preferred Doctorate in CIS or related field, or on track to complete it prior to joining the University. Additional consideration given to candidates with training and experience in analytics and who are interested in teaching in that area. Degree(s) must be from regionally accredited institution(s).
  • Industry/professional experience strongly preferred.

Compensation and Academic Rank:

Commensurate with education and experience. UMO offers a competitive fringe benefit program including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu

 

PART TIME FACULTY POSITIONS

All positions require a minimum of Master's degree in field. Those applying to teach at the graduate level (MBA. MSN, and MEd) must hold the terminal degree in their field. The University of Mount Olive promotes active learning modes, experiential learning, and student engagement. Locations include: RTP, Durham (Watts School of Nursing), Goldsboro (SJAFB), Washington, New Bern, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Mount Olive (traditional and Evening College), and Online.

School of Arts and Sciences

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for part-time, adjunct instructors for the following areas:

·         Agriculture

·         Art and Music Appreciation

·         Biology (Anatomy and Physiology, Micro)

·         Chemistry

·         Criminal Justice and Criminology

·         English (Composition and Literature)

·         Education (early childhood)

·         General Science

·         Health

·         History

·         Mathematics

·         Philosophy

·         Psychology

·         Public Speaking

·         Recreation and Leisure Studies

·         Sociology

TILLMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for part-time, adjunct instructors for the following areas:

·         Accounting

·         Behavioral Statistics/Management Science

·         Business Analytics

·         Business Law

·         Business Policy/Strategy

·         Economics/Finance/Banking

·         International Business

·         Leadership

·         Marketing

·         Online MBA (must hold a terminal degree in field of study)

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Master’s degree with 18 hours in the teaching discipline or doctoral degree in the teaching discipline

·         Classroom and online teaching experience preferred

·         Industry/professional experience preferred

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: facultyapplication@umo.edu    For additional guidance on sending official transcripts to UMO click here.

 

The undergraduate programs in the Tillman School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Human Resource Management program is endorsed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The Healthcare Management program is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

 

The RN to BSN at the University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202)-887-6791.

 

The University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 questions about the accreditation of University of Mount Olive.

 

Allied Faculty

The Tillman School of Business (TSB) at the University of Mount Olive invites applications for contracted allied faculty positions teaching in multiple areas of the TSB, two to six classes per year.

The individuals hired for these positions shall have qualifications related to (and an interest in) one of the TSB undergraduate or graduate level programs to include; Accounting, Analytics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing and the Management of Computer Information Systems.

Teaching assignments will typically include evening classes at one or more of the regional campuses across eastern North Carolina or online relying on Moodle as the LMS. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of courses and advising.

The University of Mount Olive employs Full-time Faculty, primarily based at the main campus at Mount Olive, Allied Faculty based across the region, and Adjunct Faculty who teach individual courses on an as needed basis, also located across the region. Allied faculty are contracted for services on an annual basis with a defined course load and other duties as assigned depending on the needs of the school and the availability/capability of the faculty. Allied faculty are considered members of the faculty and can pursue promotion in rank based on the guidelines found in the faculty handbook.

The anticipated start date is August 2017 or January 2018.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in a related field is preferred
  • Master's degree in a related field will be considered with current enrollment and demonstrated progress to complete a terminal degree
  • Master’s degree in a related field with demonstrated professional success in the related field

Experience:

  • Classroom and online teaching experience is required
  • Experience teaching adult students in a condensed format is preferred
  • Industry/professional experience is preferred

Locations include: RTP, Goldsboro (SJAFB), Washington, New Bern, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Mount Olive and Online.

Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu

 

Allied Faculty

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for Allied Faculty to teach in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) online program. Allied faculty are individuals who are employed by businesses that bring a unique background of experience and application of a specific subject matter to the classroom. Their contracts include teaching one or two academic courses per 15-week semester.  Available allied positions include the following academic areas: Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Law, and Business Strategy.  In addition to the online MBA program, undergraduate courses are taught online and at the main campus in Mount Olive, NC with courses offered at seven regional campuses.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will have a primary emphasis in a specialized area of business as mentioned above. Teaching will primarily focus on undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses related to Management, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Law, and Business Strategy. Expectations of candidates are the following: program assessment, co-curricular support, acting as the subject matter expert for one or two classes, teaching those classes each semester, and supporting students with internship possibilities and supervisory roles.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in specific subject area of business or a releated field. Master's required, Doctorate preferred. Degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited institution(s).
  •  Industry/professional experience and current employment in subject area of business or related field is required.

 

COMPENSATION and ACADEMIC RANK

 
Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Agayles@umo.edu. Official transcripts should be sent to facultyapplication@umo.edu.

 

 

 

 

Arts & Sciences

Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Mount Olive seeks applications for an Assistant Professor position in Experimental Psychology to join our faculty at the main campus in Mount Olive, North Carolina. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in Cognitive or Neuropsychology.

The position will be full-time, 9-months, beginning January 2017 or August 2018.

Requirements:

  • Teach four undergraduate courses per semester which may include traditional, non-traditional, and online.
  • Demonstrate interest and qualifications to teach Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods, and courses related to their specialization.
  • Mentor undergraduate research and prepare students to present at local and regional conferences.
  • Participate actively in student advisement, curriculum development, growth of the program, student clubs and service to the both the university and community
  • Engagement with an enthusiastic and collaborative department

Minimum Qualifications:

ABD applications considered, must hold Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology by September 1, 2018.

Directions:

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, list of three references, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to the VPAA/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu

 

Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Sociology at the University of Mount Olive seeks applications for an Assistant Professor position to join our faculty in Mount Olive, North Carolina. This Department serves six seated locations and offers the major online.  Preference will be given to applicants with a background in Sociology and Criminology.

 The position will be full-time, 9-months, beginning January 2017 or August 2018.

Requirements:

  • Teach four undergraduate courses per semester which may include traditional, non-traditional, and online.
  • Demonstrate interest and qualifications to teach Criminal Justice, Criminology and Sociology and courses related to their specialization.
  • Participate actively in student advisement, curriculum development, growth of the program, student clubs and service to the both the university and community
  •  Engagement with an enthusiastic and collaborative department
  • Mentor undergraduate research and prepare students to present at local and regional conferences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related discipline.  Ph.D. preferred.   

Directions:

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, list of three references, and graduate  and undergraduate transcripts to: Executive Assistant to the VPAA/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu .

 

 

Announcement For Multiple Faculty Positions In The Agriculture Division 

The University of Mount Olive Agriculture Division is seeking qualified candidates for full faculty teaching positions in multiple disciplines.  These positions are focused on teaching, but support is provided for faculty interest in research, and extension programming. Faculty will be involved in recruitment and be instrumental in the development of the student research farm. Candidates are being sought in the disciplines of Animal Science, Agricultural Education, Agribusiness, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Plant/Crop Science, Soil Science or related disciplines. An earned Master’s Degree in the specified disciplines is required however a Doctoral Degree is preferred.

The University of Mount Olive is located in Wayne County in eastern North Carolina. The University is one hour east of Raleigh, the state capital, and one hour west of Wilmington, a bustling coastal community. Mount Olive is positioned in the heart of the agriculture industry, the number one industry in NC. Wayne County offers a rural setting while offering easy access to multiple cities and towns via an extensive interstate system.

The University of Mount Olive has become one of the most unique and fastest-growing private educational institutions in North Carolina. While classified as a liberal arts institution, the University of Mount Olive is the first private university in the state to offer degrees in Agribusiness, Agricultural Education and Agricultural Production Systems with concentrations in Animal Science, Business, Environmental and Natural Resources, and Outreach and Extension Education. Much of the university’s growth is directly attributable to the Agriculture programs offered. Twenty-percent of the traditional student body are pursuing degrees in the various fields of agriculture.

The University is looking for faculty who enjoy teaching, mentoring and encouraging students to excel. The class sizes are small so as to create an environment favorable for the integration of hands-on learning experiences as well as for fostering student/professor engagement.

The agriculture program has acquired multiple facilities to support these experiential learning opportunities including a greenhouse, agricultural mechanics shop, an on-campus arboretum and most recently a student farm tailored for teaching and undergraduate research. Faculty are encouraged and supported in their efforts to utilize all facilities for teaching, research and extension programming activities.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Sandy Maddox at smaddox@umo.edu. We will be hiring multiple positions in a variety of disciplines and salaries are competitive.  The preferred start date for all faculty positions is August 1, but this is negotiable.

To apply for a faculty position send cover letter, resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of three references, undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to the address below. Note: Official transcripts will be required prior to an official letter of appointment.

Executive Assistant to the VP for Academic Affairs

University of Mount Olive

634 Henderson Street

Mount Olive, NC 28365

FacultyApplication@umo.edu           

 

 

Allied Faculty

The University of Mount Olive, Division of Agriculture within the School of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for contracted allied faculty positions teaching in multiple areas of the Agriculture Division. Allied faculty may teach from two to six classes per year and will be expected to contribute to the development of courses and advising. Allied faculty will be based at the main campus. Additional allied faculty may serve at agricultural academy locations as needed.

The individuals hired for these positions may include candidates that have qualifications related to the undergraduate programs to include: Agribusiness, Animal Science, Horticulture, Agronomy, and Soil Science.

Allied faculty are contracted for services on an annual basis with a defined course load and other duties as assigned depending on the needs of the school and the availability/capability of the faculty. Allied faculty are considered members of the faculty and can pursue promotion in rank based on the guidelines found in the faculty handbook.

The anticipated start date is August 2017.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in a related field is preferred
  • Master's degree in a related field will be considered with current enrollment and demonstrated progress to complete a terminal degree    

OR

  • Master’s degree in a related field with demonstrated professional success in the related field

Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs /University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: FacultyApplication@umo.edu

 

Staff & Administrative Positions

Director of Housing

The University of Mount Olive has an opening for a Director of Housing. This is a full time, twelve month live-in position that will be responsible for managing the day to day housing operations for the university. In addition, they will manage all housing assignments, maintaining the housing software system and coordinating facility plans. This position will also oversee the housing selection process and RA selection process. The director will provide leadership for the overall campus living and learning experience and manage all related tasks associated with maintaining a residential community.

The person in this position will work closely with two other live-in professionals to provide a comprehensive residential programming on campus. This position will manage a residential area of 3 residence halls (approximately 200 students) and supervise 5 to 8 resident assistants. Responsibilities will include staff training, conflict mediation, crisis intervention, and the implementation of residence hall programming designed to complement the goals of the residence life program and mission of the University. This live in position will require flexible hours, a team building attitude and a sincere desire to work with students in a religiously affiliated private liberal arts university environment. This person will serve on a three person on-call rotation for campus emergencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in related field required. Supervisory experience and extensive experience in residential living, either as a graduate student or full time employee are required. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 years post graduate work experience.

Salary is competitive, full university benefits, semi-furnished apartment, meal plan and funding for professional development are provided.

For consideration, submit resume and a list of references to W. Dan Sullivan, Jr., Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Mount Olive, 630 Henderson Street, Mount Olive, North Carolina 28365 or by email to dsullivan@umo.edu. Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

Director of New Bern location

The University of Mount Olive is currently seeking an experienced Director for our New Bern location.  The successful candidate will have prior experience implementing operational strategy and budget management at the college level with a focus on creativity and innovation to develop new and unique ways to improve operations and opportunities for the location. The Director will assume responsibility for coordinating support and administrative services for location students and functional oversight of the facility operations. These include, but are not limited to: recruitment and enrollment, academic advising, financial aid, and student accounts. The Director will also work closely with academic department chairs and deans to create academic schedules and program offerings. The Director will supervise administrative staff by providing direction, input, and feedback and liaise with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery. The Director will work collaboratively with the marketing and communication department to deliver print and electronic marketing materials that enhance the reputation and effectiveness of the college. In addition, the Director will work collaboratively to build strong relationships and partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and civic groups.  The Director of the New Bern location will work closely with all functional department leaders and will report to the Dean of Extended Education.

Minimum Qualifications:                                                   

Master’s degree and successful experience leading a complex unit. Must possess excellent organizational skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work productively with all members of the college and the local community. 3-5 years of direct experience is preferred.

To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three to five professional references electronically to: lnuesell@umo.edu.  Accepting applications until position is filled. 

 

Writing Center Coordinator

The University of Mount Olive has an opening for a Writing Center Coordinator. This is a full-time temporary position with a projected start date of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the Writing Center
  • Tutor students at the Mount Olive location as a Writing Coach
  • Supervise and mentor peer Writing Coaches at all UMO locations
  •  Assist with training Writing Coaches at all UMO locations
  • Assist with training peer Writing Coaches as online writing tutors
  • Handle correspondence (email, telephone, mail) of the Center
  • Coordinate data collection on Center’s services
  • Assist Writing Center Director with program assessment
  • Assist in delivering student-focused workshops in the Center
  • Assist in delivering student-focused workshops in classrooms or in conjunction with the Supplemental Instruction program
  • Act as a campus liaison for the Center, including participating in campus events as a Writing Center representative
  • Provide additional support for the Writing Center Director as necessary
  • Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor as required to meet the needs and growth of the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required; experience and/or training as a writing tutor strongly preferred; Some supervisory experience preferred. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references by email to: adavis@umo.eduAccepting applications until position is filled.

 

Academic Resource Center Coordinator

The University of Mount Olive has an opening for an Academic Resource Center Coordinator. This is a full-time temporary position with a projected start date of January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate and supervise Supplemental Instruction for all locations
  • Coordinate and supervise Learning Accountability Program
  • Coordinate and supervise Tutoring program for all locations
  • Coordinate and supervise Clinic programs
  • Conduct statistical analysis on the effectiveness of all programs
  • Assist with the development of ARC research projects
  • Serve as initial point of contact for students entering the ARC
  • Assist ARC director with additional ARC related tasks
  • Maintain detailed records on ARC programs
  • Maintain inventory of the ARC
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. This position requires strong organizational skills, excelllent commnication  and computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS, Weebly, Zoom Moodle and Starfish.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references by email to: dshields@umo.edu. Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

Admissions Representative

The University of Mount Olive at Jacksonville location has an immediate opening for an Admissions Representative.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruiting prospective students through college events, individual and group information meetings with businesses, medical facilities, professional organizations, childcare centers, etc.
  • Conducting interviews with all prospective students through one on one information sessions
  • Timely follow through on communication by initiating & answering phone calls, correspondence and inquiries from prospective students
  • Create and maintain student files
  • Some instate travel and limited use of personal vehicle will be required

Minimum Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree required. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references by email to: ccox@umo.edu          Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

Support Services Coordinator

The University of Mount Olive at  New Bern location has an immediate opening for a Support Services Coordinator.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the director
  • Data entry
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Recruiting, and enrolling students
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

 Associate’s degree in office systems or office management or a combination of formal education and experience managing a fast paced office environment. Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite and the ability to mail merge.  Send cover letter, resume and a list of three professional/personal references to : ccox@umo.edu Application accepted until position is  filled. 

 

Dean of the University Learning Commons

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for Dean of the University Learning Commons. This newly created position is responsible for managing the development of an innovative and effective Learning Commons that will include student services such as:

  • the Academic Resource Center (student instructional support)
  • the Writing Center
  • Career Development
  • Disability Services
  • academic advising
  • the First Year Experience program

 The successful candidate’s career path will demonstrate increasing levels of experience and success in leading/supervising student services programs, knowledge of proven strategies for significantly improving student retention and satisfaction, and a proven record of working effectively with diverse programs, constituencies, and stakeholders. Additionally, this position requires teaching and/or project management experience and a knowledge of campus operations/ relationships. This is a unique opportunity for a person with vision and a passion for supporting student success to lead the design of the University Learning Common. The Dean of the Learning Commons will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

 Minimum Qualifications: 

 Master’s degree in education, student services or related field is required, earned doctorate highly preferred. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references by email to:  ccarrere@umo.edu.  Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

Title III Associate Director

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for Title III Associate Director.  Under the direction of the President/Title III Project Director, the Title III Associate Director will work with the Executive Vice President and the Vice President for Academic Affairs to facilitate and oversee the University's Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant, ensuring timely achievement of goals and objectives, effective use of resources, and full compliance with Title III, U S DoE, and institutional policies and procedures.  Responsibilities will include developing and approving budgetary expenditures; allocating human, material and fiscal resources to the programs and related activities; maintaining equipment inventories; drafting fiscal, technical, and progress reports for all constituencies; measuring project performance and recommending corrective action when necessary to the President/Title III Project Director; and guiding institutionalization to help ensure long-term continuation. This is a five year, full-time, grant funded administrative position with full benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: 

A Master’s degree in education or related field is required, earned doctorate preferred. This position requires teaching and/or project management experience; a knowledge of campus operations/relationships; and a record of team-building and project accomplishments.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references by email to:  ccarrere@umo.edu. Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

Admissions Representative

The University of Mount Olive at Wilmington location has an immediate opening for an Admissions Representative.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Recruiting prospective students through college events, individual and group information meetings with businesses, medical facilities, professional organizations, childcare centers, etc.
  • Conducting interviews with all prospective students through one on one information sessions
  • Timely follow through on communication by initiating & answering phone calls, correspondence and inquiries from prospective students
  • Create and maintain student files
  • Some instate travel and limited use of personal vehicle will be required

 Minimum Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree required. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references by email to: mmcmurry@umo.edu .  Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

 

Part Time Open Positions

Bus Driver

The University of Mount Olive is searching for a part-time bus driver to drive athletic teams, singing groups, and other student organizations in 29, 41, or 59-passenger buses.  Must have flexible schedule since travel may be overnight and on any day of the week.  Must have valid NC Class "B" license with "P" endorsement or Class "A" CDL and good driving record.  Contact Tina Parks at 919.658.7759 or cparks@umo.edu for more information. 

 

Accounting Assistant

The University of Mount Olive has an immediate opening for a part – time Accounting Assistant.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Accounting for grants, coordinate preparation of grant reports and reconciliation of grant activity between PI and accounting records
  • Reconciliation of gifts within accounting software to records received from IA and preparation of journal entries, schedule of items not recorded within IA
  • Fixed asset recordkeeping including identification of potential fixed assets via review of purchasing transactions and related invoices, run depreciation reports and reconcile to general ledger
  • Update prepaid expense schedule and prepare journal entries as needed
  • Investment account reconciliations and related journal entries to include sales, unrealized gains, preparation of Form 8283 for stock gifts
  • Prepare journal entries to record foundation activity
  • Gather support for amounts payable to unrestricted account based on activity within temporarily restricted due to account and reconcile amounts due between funds
  • Assist with endowment recordkeeping

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree required. Prior accounting experience preferred. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team.  Must have excellent customer service skills.  Applicant should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to: Jay Rebman, Controller, via email to: jrebman@umo.edu.  Accepting applications until position is filled.