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: 02/27/15

Visiting Assistant Professor of English

(posted 02/27/15)

The Jackson Center for Creative Writing at Hollins University seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English. This is a full-time, visiting faculty position with a three-year appointment beginning July 2015.

The successful candidate will be a writer with book publication in fiction or creative nonfiction and some publication in poetry or hybrid forms. S/he will be expected to teach multi-genre creative writing at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as literature courses. A Ph.D. or M.F.A. with scholarly content is required.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, dossier including graduate school transcript(s) (unofficial transcripts are acceptable), evidence of effective teaching, and letters of reference to cwsearch@hollins.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Select interviews will be held at the AWP conference in Minneapolis. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check.

Head Women’s Swim Coach and Instructor of Physical Education

(posted 02/20/15)

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

Coaching duties include organization, development, and administration of all phases of the varsity swim program, including, but not limited to, budget preparation, scheduling, team travel, and equipment inventory, as well as running meets and daily practice sessions. There is a strong emphasis on the recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes with annual recruiting goals. Other responsibilities include opening, closing, and supervision of the pool facility; posting and implementing pool hours; supervision and scheduling of student work-study staff for the pool area; and overseeing the certification and scheduling of lifeguard staff. 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 swimming 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.