Faculty Positions

Hollins University is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing women and supporting a diverse community.

For more information about the positions listed below, please contact:
Betty Dooley
Assistant to the Vice President, Academic Affairs

Please note that for faculty positions other than those listed below, curriculum vitaes should be submitted to vpaa@hollins.edu.

Last updated: 12/05/14

Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Instructor of Physical Education

(posted 11/04/14)

Hollins University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC), invites applications for the full-time position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach with duties as a physical education instructor beginning January 2015. This position is a full-time, ten-month, non-tenure-track faculty appointment, reporting to the Director of Athletics.

Coaching duties include organization, development, and administration of all phases of the varsity volleyball program, including budget preparation, scheduling, team travel, and equipment inventory. There is a strong emphasis on the recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes with annual recruiting goals. Other responsibilities include daily instruction in practice, while maintaining a safe environment. Teaching duties may include a variety of physical education activity courses. Knowledge and willingness to teach other activity courses are welcomed.

Successful applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in physical education or related field; minimum of two years of volleyball coaching experience and physical education instruction, preferably at the collegiate level; thorough understanding and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and a valid driver’s license with minimal violations. Candidates must demonstrate effective teaching methods and excellent recruiting, leadership, role-modeling, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Applicants must also have ability to work within the framework of ODAC policies and NCAA rules and regulations and willingness to work on projects with faculty, administrators, and staff. Final candidates will be subject to criminal history and motor vehicle background checks.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and contact information for five references to hollinshr@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Business

(posted 09/29/14)

The Department of Economics and Business at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business beginning July 2015.

The ideal candidate will be broadly trained and able to teach courses in a general business curriculum and marketing, as well as courses in at least one of the following areas: organizational behavior, human resources, and entrepreneurship. Preference will be given to candidates who have an interest in teaching courses which will contribute to the university’s interdisciplinary curriculum that includes international studies, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, and the Batten Leadership Institute program. The candidate will be expected to teach six courses per year, advise students, contribute to the further development and enrichment of the academic program, and sustain productive scholarly engagement.

Hollins offers a B.A. degree in economics and a B.A. degree in business with four tracks (general business, international business, finance, and marketing) which attract a diverse array of students. Hollins has a strong internship program with local, national, and international opportunities for students majoring in economics and business, as well as other disciplines.

Applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field or an M.B.A. in-hand by July 1, 2015 are preferred, but ABDs are encouraged to apply. Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, scholarly promise, and a strong interest in teaching at a single-sex, undergraduate, liberal arts institution. Applications are sought from candidates who share Hollins’ commitment to preparing students for leadership opportunities in a broadly diverse, global society. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a separate statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to business@hollins.edu. Applications received by October 24, 2014 will receive full consideration.