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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 nn5au.371jzw.com/misconduct.

Huntingdon College is a smoke-free campus.

Positions Available

Faculty Positions

Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor or Instructor of Criminal Justice. This full-time position will begin August 1, 2024. A successful candidate will be required to teach in-person courses at all levels of a traditional undergraduate program in Criminal Justice. Courses could include but are not limited to, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Private Security, Survey of Corrections, Criminal and Constitutional Law, Terrorism, and Research Methods in Criminal Justice.

Applicants with a PhD in Criminal Justice or Criminology will be considered for hire onto the tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a 4-4 teaching load plus requirements in service and scholarly activity. Applicants with a master’s degree in criminal justice or criminology and will be considered for hire at the level of Instructor, with a 5-5 teaching load but no additional requirements.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to ethical behavior and professionalism. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted in the initial application), and a list of three professional references, to Dr.Sarah Conrad Sours, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.371jzw.com. Applications received by October 1, 2023 will receive best consideration; search will continue until position is filled.

Required Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Criminology. A Juris Doctorate will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: Five years of experience working within the criminal justice system. Experience teaching at the university/college level.

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.

Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of English. This is a tenure-track position, requiring a 4-4 teaching load, beginning August 1, 2024. A successful candidate will be required to teach face-to-face introductory composition courses, general education introduction to literature courses, and a range of upper-level courses.

Applicants with any specialty will be considered. However, the department is looking to complement existing strengths in film studies, American literature, and rhetoric and composition. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching, especially in teaching first- and second-year college students, and a strong commitment to professional ethics.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy, CV, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable in the first instance), and a list of three professional references, to Dr. Sarah Conrad Sours, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, at officeofthecao@hawks.371jzw.com. Applications received by January 30, 2024, will receive best consideration; search will continue until position is filled.

Required Education: Earned MFA or PhD in English or closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching undergraduate core courses (composition, introduction to literature).

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.

Huntingdon College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month position as an Admission Counselor.  Admission Counselors represent Huntingdon College to prospective students, their families, and other organizations.  Successful admission counselors exhibit superior customer service skills and professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with students including interviews, phone calls, emails and information sessions.  The counselor creates and implements recruitment strategies to reach prospective students through events, referrals, online and print communications. The admission counselor must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff.  A flexible work schedule that will include days, evenings, and some weekends is required.  Travel, valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Extensive travel, especially over-night, during Fall semester recruiting season.
  • Create an individual recruitment plan for each semester as well as participate in the creation of a team recruitment plan. The plan includes recruitment activities, participation in various events and college fairs, and communication with prospective students and families. 
  • Complete weekly reports to include documentation of prospective student recruitment/outreach activities
  • Ability to work on a deadline, strive towards college-wide enrollment goals and use outstanding customer service to recruit students to the College.
  • Utilize phone, text, email, and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner, providing superior student service.
  • Become familiar with working territory and demographics of cities/towns in that area to best reach the student population for Huntingdon College.  
  • Participate in campus events (as determined by admission leadership) such as preview days, orientation, registration events and graduation.
  • Ability to work independently, and to arrange information sessions, set appointments, and promote the College in a positive manner.
  • Ability to follow directions and complete tasks accurately as well as accept supervisory input and constructive criticism.

OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required

PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

Recruiting, sales, and/or knowledge of higher education required; Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; Well-developed presentation skills are required; Goal oriented and intrinsically motivated with superior customer service and networking skills; Ability to build relationships with students and determine the correct program fit for students’ career and personal goals and follow them through the enrollment process.

PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIRED

The candidate is required to be mobile and occasionally lift and/or move to 40-50 pounds.

All cover letters and resumes should be sent to stephanie.hicks@hawks.371jzw.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.371jzw.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:

  • Email: officeofthecao@hawks.371jzw.com
  • Fax: (334) 833-4272
  • Mail: Office of Academic Affairs, Huntingdon College, 1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106-2148

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

Current Human Resource Information

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