Birmingham-Southern College accepts applications for positions only when vacancies occur. Please review the position announcements accessible below. If there is a position for which you feel you are qualified and would like to apply, please refer to the application procedures noted in the position announcement. When applying for a position at the college, please refer to the position for which you are applying in your cover letter, resume, or Application for Employment. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and .
齐发88APPBirmingham-Southern College is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), handicap, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic prohibited by law in any of its employment practices, including hiring, firing, discipline, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment.
The full Birmingham-Southern Discrimination and Harassment policy can be found in Section 5 of the Staff Handbook.
Staff Positions Available:
Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Admission Counselor. The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a preferred one year Admission recruiting experience or College counseling; preferably in a private, liberal arts setting; must be a self-starter with strong planning and communication skills. Must have the ability to articulate the value of a private, liberal arts education. Knowledge of the Admission/Financial Aid process is preferred.
The Admission Counselor will attend college fairs, visit high schools, and other events in order to establish and maintain relationships with high school counselors, prospective students, and parents. Must also plan and execute 6 – 8 weeks combined fall and spring recruitment travel within assigned geographic territory.
齐发88APPCandidates must possess a current driver's license and be insurable. Motor Vehicle Reports will be reviewed on top candidates.
BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Birmingham-Southern College seeks an engaging, resourceful, and innovative individual to contribute to its student experience by enhancing connection and development within healthy residential communities.This is a full-time, 12 month, live-in staff position. The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life to provide leadership to the Office of Residence Life’s day-to-day responsibilities and to support the approximately 85% of the College’s students living in traditional and suite-style halls, campus apartments, and townhouses. The Assistant Director will be responsible for the selection, training, and supervision of paraprofessional staff members to provide an enhanced on-campus living experience. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for the residence education efforts including effective evaluation and on-going assessment of initiatives created by residence life staff. Along with the Associate Dean and Assignments Coordinator, the Assistant Director will support other vital areas of the office that include supporting and overseeing the College’s growing international student community and assisting with assignments and room changes. The Assistant Director will provide leadership and support to the Office of Residence Life’s work in retention and support of the welfare of all students.
Assist with the oversight of the day-to-day operations of residence halls, apartments, and Greek housing and collaborate closely with the operations and housekeeping departments to identify and respond to concerns.
Directly supervise undergraduate Community Coordinators and support the supervision of Resident Advisors.
Coordinate staff selection, training, and evaluation efforts of all paraprofessional staff members. Trainings include fall and spring trainings, monthly in-service trainings, and other staff development programming/activities.
Conduct biweekly one-on-one meetings with Community Coordinators to develop and review goals and outcomes, address concerns, recognize contributions, solicit feedback, and build meaningful relationships.
Further develop and implement a comprehensive community development programming model that enhances the on-campus living experience.
Assist with large-scale, campus-wide Student Development programming including, but not limited to Orientation, Homecoming, and Friday’s at the Fountain.
Serve as an Advisor to the Transfer Student Association and Commuter Student Union, providing on-going support and community development opportunities.
Develop positive relationships with residential students and maintain an on-campus presence on weekends and evenings when appropriate.
Serve as a resource and referral agent for students, parents, faculty, and staff.
Serve on the campus’s Care Team, providing updates and support to students of concern.
Investigate and adjudicate residential student conduct violations utilizing the Guardian by Campus Kaizen Conduct Software.
Serve in the on-call duty rotation for the campus community of approximately 1200 residential students, responding to crises including students of concern, facilities concerns, disorderly conduct, and roommate disagreements.
Coordinate departmental assessment efforts, including developing learning outcomes, assessment tools, and newly created competency clusters for programming designed for first-year students and upperclassmen.
齐发88APPA Master’s degree, preferably in student personnel, counseling, education, or related field and two years of graduate experience in residence hall administration required, two or more years of professional experience is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants must be student centered and display a strong understanding of student learning and development. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to issues of diversity and inclusion, social justice, civic engagement, and global citizenship.
Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment, and submit a letter of interest and resume to: [email protected]齐发88APP. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-verify. EOE.
Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce an opening for Registrar of the College beginning immediately. We seek an individual who possesses the ability to provide leadership and oversight for the development, implementation, security, and management of activities and systems related to academic records, student registration, commencement, academic scheduling and the College Catalog.
齐发88APPThe Registrar supervises an Assistant Registrar and a Records Manager while working in collaboration with a Degree Audit Specialist and other personnel in Academic Affairs. The Registrar also sits as a member of the Provost’s Cabinet which considers broad issues of academic policy and procedure. The Registrar is responsible for submitting accurate and timely data to a variety of off-campus sources including the Financial Aid Clearinghouse, NCAA, IPEDS, and others.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree and a minimum of five years of experience in higher education and in student records; previous work experience at an institution accredited by SACSCOC preferred. A solid foundation in information technology systems is required in conjunction with a full knowledge of and ability to work with Ellucian Colleague data systems and the ability to teach such skills as appropriate to staff and faculty. The ability to supervise office staff and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students is vital to the success of this role.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application describing work experience and areas of expertise, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to [email protected]. In addition all applicants should complete the BSC Application for Employment.
齐发88APPBSC is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The College is committed to expanding the diversity of the faculty, staff and the student body and to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify.
Vice President for Finance
Vice President for Finance- Birmingham-Southern College invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Finance.
齐发88APPThe Vice President for Finance is the College’s Chief Financial Officer. The position provides leadership to plan, organize and direct the financial accounting and reporting operations of the College, including financial planning and budgeting, controller functions, auditing, cash and investment management, accounts payable, procurement, and student financial services. The position manages internal funds and works with the Investment Committee of the Board to oversee externally managed funds. The Vice President will be a team builder and team player who enjoys working in collegial partnership with the executive team. There is a strong appreciation for academic quality across the institution, and the Vice President will partner actively and creatively with the provost to seek funding and administrative solutions to support the academic mission of the College.
Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope’s Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College’s curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College’s faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit fxqna.com.
齐发88APPBachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or related field required; MBA or MA in finance or accounting preferred. A Certified Public Accountant designation is also preferred. Successful leadership experience in higher education required. The successful candidate should also possess: outstanding analytical abilities, strong interpersonal skills, outstanding verbal and written communication skills and highly developed organizational skills with ability to multi-task.
BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act. EOE.
Faculty Positions Available:
Chemistry Assistant Lecturer
Birmingham-Southern College is accepting applications for a non-tenure track Chemistry Assistant Lecturer position to teach introductory and/or advanced courses for majors and non-majors beginning the Fall semester of 2020. This position is a continuing academic year appointment eligible for promotion. Optional summer teaching is available for additional compensation. This faculty position will be housed in the Department of Chemistry and Physics. Teaching responsibilities will include the General Chemistry sequence for first-year students. In addition, it could include an introductory chemistry course for non-majors, as well as laboratories in the introductory chemistry courses. Upper-level lecture or laboratory courses could be an option depending on the area of expertise of the candidate. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to the use of inclusive and evidence-based teaching practices. At least 18 hours of graduate work in Chemistry or a closely related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. Birmingham-Southern College is a selective national liberal arts college located just minutes from downtown Birmingham.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. To apply, please email your Curriculum vitae with the names of three possible references, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is sufficient for the application stage), and a statement of teaching philosophy to:
David J. A. Schedler [email protected]
Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics
齐发88APPBirmingham-Southern College 900 Arkadelphia Road, Box 549022 Birmingham, AL 35254
齐发88APPBSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The BSC is also committed to expanding the diversity of the faculty, staff and the student body and in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE
Visiting Lecturer of Political Science and Black Studies
齐发88APPBirmingham-Southern College seeks candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses for a Visiting Lecturer of Political Science and Black Studies position beginning August 2020. Candidates should hold a doctorate in Political Science or expect to complete their degree by August 2020. The College seeks exceptional individuals committed to the liberal arts, with a proven record of teaching excellence.
The ideal candidate should be able to teach a broad range of political theory courses, including Introduction to Political Theory, teach Introduction to International Relations, and/or Introduction to Comparative Politics, and contribute to the interdisciplinary Black Studies program by teaching existing courses or courses in the candidate’s expertise.
The teaching load is 3-1-3, including an interim term in January. During January, professors offer unique, innovative, experiential, and/or travel courses.
Review of applicants will begin immediately. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, diversity, and research interests, and copies of graduate transcripts (unofficial), and three professional recommendation letters. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Email dossier to [email protected]
Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope’s Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College’s curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College’s faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation. Visit fxqna.com.
齐发88APPBirmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical care and research in the Southeast, and a vibrant center for entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute; a symphony; a ballet; a zoo; botanical garden; the largest art museum in the Southeast; a world-class civil rights institute, an annual art, music, and film festivals – as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities. In 2015, Birmingham was ranked as the #1 “next hot food city” by Zagat’s.
齐发88APPBSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC is also committed to expanding the diversity of the faculty, staff, and the student body and in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.
Campus Dining Positions
If you are interested in finding out more information about positions in food services, please contact Bon Appetit at (877) 311-4747.
The college offers a wide range of benefits for faculty and staff. An overview of our Employee Benefits 齐发88APPis available online.
Birmingham-Southern is located just off I-59/20 on Arkadelphia Road. You can find maps, directions, and nearby places to stay here.
The Human Resources Office is located on the third floor of Munger Memorial Hall (Building 5 on the Campus Map). Visitors are accepted by appointment only.