Employment Opportunities

St Andrews University Equestrian Center

Barn Manager

Requirements:

  • A degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience managing or working full time in a barn within the past five years.
  • Physically capable of:   walking several miles a day; standing and walking for 6 hours a day; repeatedly lifting 50 pounds; squatting or leaning over to treat, wrap and/or bandage horses’ legs; restraining a horse if necessary.
  • A valid driver’s license (preferably a CDL) and the ability to be insured by the university’s auto insurance carrier.  Experience driving a horse trailer is recommended but not required.
  • Comfortable with recognizing and managing equine injuries and illnesses until the vet arrives.
  • This position is in a university setting so the ideal candidate will have experience teaching stable management and horse care.  

Job Duties Include:

  • Feeding and haying
  • Blanketing and un-blanketing
  • Bringing in and turning out horses
  • Horse laundry
  • Daily cleaning of barn aisles, tack rooms, restrooms, and offices
  • Handling veterinary lists including giving medications and treatments under the veterinarian’s direction
  • Keeping each horse’s records in your assigned barn up to date
  • Grooming of retired horses
  • Overseeing tack cleaning and repairs
  • Supervising your assigned working students
  • Assisting with all in house events including shows, open houses, clinics, etc.

 Hours are generally 7:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. with a morning break and a lunch break. Weekend hours are 8-11 and 1-5 unless we are hosting an event at the Equestrian Center.  As with all equine care positions there will be times when due to inclement weather or a horse being injured or sick, the assistant barn managers need to stay later or come in earlier.  Our expectation is that you will stay until the job is done.  This position has 1 to 2 days a week off depending on the time of the year.   After thirty days of successful employment with positive evaluations, the employee is able to begin accruing vacation and sick leave. Enrolling in the university’s health, dental, and vision insurance plans is available upon employment.  In addition to the ten days of paid vacation each year, there are also some paid holidays.  Paychecks are deposited directly into your bank account on the 25th of each month. 

 

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:

sauriding@sa.edu
Attention Nancy Demus

Consideration of applications begins immediately and the position start date will be August, 2018

 

Director of Gift Processing and Donor Records

St. Andrews is seeking a full-time Director of Gift Processing and Donor Records to work in the Office of Institutional Advancement.  The position is responsible for processing all charitable gifts and grants to the University, maintaining a database of all donor records, assisting in the office’s fundraising campaigns, and providing stewardship reports to donors who have established endowed funds at the University.  The successful candidate will have at a minimum a bachelor degree, experience with database management, basic computer and social media skills, and a detailed-oriented work ethic.  Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.  Consideration of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  alumni@sa.edu.

 

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) is seeking a fulltime Assistant Professor of Communication Studies with expertise in communication pedagogy, digital media, and interdisciplinary teaching. PhD preferred; ABD candidates may be considered. We are seeking a Communication Studies scholar who is in touch with the digital media landscape, twenty-first century thinking, and curriculum design. The successful candidate’s teaching responsibilities will include introductory level Communication Studies courses, along with digital storytelling and journalism. The candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education program through interdisciplinary team-teaching in the general education curriculum. A passion for teaching undergraduates in a small liberal arts environment will be given preference. In addition to a 4/4 teaching load, the faculty member will provide service to the University in the form of student advising and committee work. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The position will begin August 1, 2019, or January 1, 2019, dependent on the search. Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. David Herr, Chair of the Division of Liberal and Creative Arts, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. herrdf@sa.edu St. Andrews is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Sports Management Advertisement 2018

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Sports Management. A doctorate in Sports Management or a related discipline is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach a wide variety of sports management courses, including communication, promotion, marketing, sport economics and finance, assist in establishing internship opportunities for undergraduates and supervise field experiences.  Additional responsibilities will include advising undergraduate, committee service, and contributions to the university’s interdisciplinary general education program.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin in January or August 2019 depending upon the search.

Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Professor Pebbles Turbeville, Associate Professor of Sports Management, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. cln@sa.edu  St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Physics Advertisement

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics to begin August 2019 (January hire possible).

Teaching responsibilities will include physics and mathematics courses as well as participation in the university’s interdisciplinary general education program. Other duties will include advising, committee service, and support of undergraduate research.  PhD required. Applicants with experience and a passion for teaching undergraduates in a small liberal arts and sciences environment preferred

 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research plans and 3 letters of reference to Dr. John Knesel, Chair of the Department of Natural and Life Sciences, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. kneselja@sa.edu  St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Psychology Advertisement

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin August 2019 (January hire possible).

Teaching responsibilities will include introduction, cognitive psychology, perception, learning, and research methods as well as participation in the university’s interdisciplinary general education program.  Other duties will include advising, committee service and support of undergraduate research.  Ph.D. required.  Applicants with experience and a passion for teaching undergraduates in a small liberal arts and sciences environment preferred. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit: a cover letter; C.V.; statement of teaching philosophy and research plans; unofficial transcripts; and names plus contact information for four references. All materials should be submitted to Dr. John Knesel (kneselja@sa.edu), Department of Natural and Life Sciences, St. Andrews, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. St. Andrews Website: www.sa.edu

St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

 

Organic Chemistry Advertisement

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Chemistry with a specialization in Organic Chemistry; teaching responsibilities will include Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry, as well as participation in the university’s interdisciplinary general education program. Other duties will include advising, committee service, and support of undergraduate research.  PhD required. Applicants with experience and a passion for teaching undergraduates in a small liberal arts and sciences environment will be given preference. Individuals interested in developing research opportunities for undergraduates are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This position will begin in January or August 2019 depending upon the search.

Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. John Knesel, Chair of the Department of Natural and Life Sciences, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. kneselja@sa.edu  St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) invites applications for a faculty/Program Director position in Occupational Therapy Assistant. The successful candidate must have at a minimum a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (preferred) or a related discipline awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body which is recognized by the US Department of Education and must have, or be willing to obtain, a current, unrestricted State of North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practitioner (OT) License. Additional qualifications include:

 

  • A minimum of 5 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy to include:
    • Clinical practice as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant
    • Administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting
    • Scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning)
    • Understanding of and experience with occupational therapy assistants
    • At least 2 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.

 

Additional responsibilities will include advising undergraduates, committee service, and contributions to the university’s interdisciplinary general education program.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Edna Ann Loftus, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. eaol@sa.edu  St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Chief Nurse Administrator/Department Chair: Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) is seeking a Chief Nurse Administrator/Department Chair for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.  Preference will be given to qualified candidates who possess a DNP or similar degree.  We are seeking a candidate with the following qualifications:

 

  • Current, unrestricted State of North Carolina RN License
  • A minimum of 2 years of academic leadership experience
  • A minimum of 2 years full time teaching experience in a board-approved program
  • A minimum of 2 years of full time nursing practice experience
  • Familiarity with accreditation processes; preferred experience with CCNE Standards
  • Prior to or within the first three years of employment, have education in teaching and learning principles for adult education, including curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation, appropriate to the Chief Nurse Administrator role.  This education may be demonstrated by one of the following:
    • completion of 45 contact hours of board-approved continuing education courses;
    • completion of a certificate program in nursing education;
    • nine semester hours of graduate course work in adult learning and learning principles;
    • national certification in nursing education; or
    • documentation of successful completion of structured, individualized development activities of at least 45 contact hours approved by the board.  Criteria for approval include content in the faculty role within the curriculum implementation, curricular objectives to be met and evaluated, review of strategies for identified student population, and expectations of student and faculty performance;

 

The candidate will also contribute to the University’s general education program through interdisciplinary collaboration in the general education curriculum. A passion for teaching undergraduates in a small liberal arts environment will be given preference.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Edna Ann Loftus, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352.  eaol@sa.edu St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu

 

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator: Sport and Fitness

St. Andrews University (a branch of Webber International University) in Laurinburg, North Carolina, invites applications for a full-time faculty member and Program Coordinator position in Sport and Fitness. Minimum requirement: Masters degree; preference will be given to candidates who possess a doctorate in Sports Management, Exercise Science, Physical Education or a related discipline. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to teach a wide variety of sport and fitness courses, including exercise physiology, nutrition and weight management, and corrective exercise and should be familiar with or certified by the American College of Sport Medicine.  Additional responsibilities will include advising undergraduates, committee service, and contributions to the university’s interdisciplinary general education program.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For the Laurinburg, NC position, send letter of application, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 letters of reference to Professor Pebbles Turbeville, Associate Professor of Sports Management, St. Andrews University, 1700 Dogwood Mile, Laurinburg, NC 28352. turbeville@sa.edu  St. Andrews is a member of the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. www.sa.edu