Open Positions

Oracle Database Administrator – Ellucian Banner Systems

Director for Administrative Systems

Finance Analyst – Finance and Administration Office – Ellucian Banner Systems

Photographer

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager, Riding Program

Master/Journeyman Electrician

Office Manager, MMC

East Wing Captain



Oracle Database Administrator – Ellucian Banner Systems

Sweet Briar College seeks a dynamic, collaborative, innovative and service-oriented individual to manage its Oracle database use, primarily in the Ellucian Banner system. Reporting to the Director for Administrative Systems, the Oracle DBA is a member of the Information Systems Division leadership team and oversees all aspects of administrative support systems at Sweet Briar College. The primary college administrative system is Ellucian Banner using the Student, Finance, Advancement, Human Resources, Financial Aid, General, Accounts Receivable, Position Control, Web Tailor, General Self-Service, Student Self-Service, Faculty Self-Service, Web Time Entry and other modules.  S/he must have a history of work with Banner and Oracle, a commitment to service, ability to work with a team comprised of analysts and office line staff and a vision for implementing creative services and utilizing emerging technologies to meet the changing needs and expectations of our institution. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

The Database Administrator is responsible for the daily management of Ellucian’s Banner ERP database, integration of systems with Banner including CardSmith ID card system, FrontRush, and others, working closely with administrative offices and faculty to address data needs and operations.  The Database Administrator works closely with the Director for Administrative Systems, 2-3 functional analysts supporting operations including Finance, Admissions, Advancement, HR, Registrar, etc., and a programmer.  The Database Administrator also has a close working relationship with the other technical staff areas – HelpDesk, Networking, Telecommunications, Servers, etc.

She/he will possess the following qualifications:

  • Deep product knowledge of Banner
  • Deep product knowledge of Oracle RDBMS 11gR2+ including SQL query language, PLSQL package management, installation, configuration, upgrades, performance tuning, archive log mode management and backup and recovery processes
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion Middleware 10g+, WebLogic including installation, configuration, upgrades, and packaged application deployments
  • Experience with Oracle Forms and Reports
  • Expertise in SSO/CAS deployment/implementation, support methodologies and best practices a plus
  • Solid understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS) and firewalls
  • Experience with PKI & SSL Certificates (e.g. Obtaining, Renewing, Deploying)
  • RedHat Linux 5+ and 6+ experience
  • Oracle Linux 5+ experience
  • Windows Server
  • Ability to deconstruct complex technical issues to identify root cause issues
  • Demonstrated aptitude for logical application of problem solving techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical resources
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills and abilities
  • Excellent teamwork & collaboration skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Dedicated to customer support and success

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Daily administration, maintenance and support of Oracle Database and Applications Servers used for web-based Ellucian Banner ERP environment and SQL Server environment.
  • Collaborate with System Administration team to properly manage database resources, process monitoring, disk management and a comprehensive backup strategy.
  • Manage Banner security by creating and maintaining appropriate classes, assigning objects to classes and users to classes.
  • Resolve technical and functional issues identified with all supported ERP modules and other integrated application systems.
  • Administer and verify database security is maintained according to best practices and institutional needs.
  • Manage Oracle database security by creating and maintaining appropriate roles, assigning tables and views to roles and users to roles.
  • Manage multiple Oracle database instances to ensure continuity of operations
  • Ensure appropriate backup processes are in place and functioning properly.
  • Ensure that table/tablespace fragmentation does not degrade performance.
  • Ensure that tablespaces are appropriately sized.
  • Ensure that tables and indexes are assigned to the appropriate tablespaces.
  • Install releases of Banner modules (Student, Finance, Human Resources, Advancement, Financial Aid, General, Accounts Receivable, Position Control, Web Tailor, General Self-service, Student Self-service, Faculty Self-service, Advancement Self-Service, Employee Self-Service, Web Time Entry)
  • Review installation guides and release notes.
  • Make the documentation available to the appropriate teams.
  • Install the release
  • Ensure that the release functions properly.
  • Install releases of database software.
  • Train programmer-analysts and end users in the use of the Oracle database and facilitate program development.
  • Performs any and all duties of a similar nature and character to those listed above that may be assigned.
  • Apply patches and upgrades to both Oracle and Banner to provide local support of Ellucian upgrades and installs.
  • Execute policies, procedures and standards related to database management; monitor transaction activity and utilization.

Required qualifications

Education:    

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or equivalent experience

Manual and physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of and ability to administer an Oracle database in a multi-tier, multi-user, web-enabled and client-server environment.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Fusion Middleware.
  • Knowledge of and ability to program using PL/SQL, Oracle Developer and Oracle Reports.
  • Knowledge of and ability to administer Ellucian Banner software. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group in a project -oriented environment.

Licenses or certifications required: None

Minimum required experience:       

  • Three years with a primary role as an Oracle database administrator in a multi-user environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
  • Oracle Certification in Database Administration
  • Oracle Database 11 g Administrator Certified Associate
  • Oracle Database: SQL Certified Expert 

Typical amount and type of experience necessary in order to be fully competent:       

  • 5 years experience administering an Oracle database supporting Ellucian Banner software. 
  • Fluent in Linux, Windows server operating systems and PL/SQL. 
  • Functional experience with Banner processes, such as job submission, letter generation, and sleep/wake. 
  • Knowledge of SQL.

Specialized skills or experience that would be helpful to an incumbent:

  • Experience in a collegiate environment and familiarity with academic culture.
  • Ability to interact positively with a wide variety of users with different skill sets.
  • Previous experience administering Banner software.

Working conditions:      

  • Normal workweek- Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday though emergency situations may require evening and weekend time.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Grade H, exempt, salaried, benefits-eligible

Authorized Hire Date: Immediately



Director for Administrative Systems

Sweet Briar College seeks a dynamic, collaborative, innovative and service-oriented individual to lead its Administrative Computing Systems division. Reporting to the Director of Integrated Information Systems/CIO, the Director for Administrative Systems is a member of the Information Systems Division leadership team and oversees all aspects of administrative support systems at Sweet Briar College. The primary college administrative system is Ellucian Banner using the Student, Finance, Human Resources, Financial Aid, Advancement, General, Accounts Receivable, Position Control, Web Tailor, General Self-Service, Student Self-Service, Faculty Self-Service, Web Time Entry and other modules.  S/he must have a history of work with Banner and Oracle, a commitment to service, ability to lead a team comprised of analysts and a DBA and a vision for implementing creative services and utilizing emerging technologies to meet the changing needs and expectations of our institution. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

The Director for Administrative Systems is responsible for the daily management of Ellucian’s Banner ERP, integration of systems with Banner including CardSmith ID card system, FrontRush, e2Campus emergency notification system, Digication e-portfolio system and others, working closely with administrative offices and faculty to address data needs and operations.  The Director also supervises technical staff including an Oracle Database Administrator, 2-3 functional analysts supporting operations including Finance, Admissions, Advancement, HR, Registrar, etc., a programmer and student assistants.  

She/he will possess the following qualifications:

  • Deep product knowledge of Banner
  • Deep product knowledge of Oracle RDBMS 11gR2+ including SQL query language, PLSQL package management, installation, configuration, upgrades, performance tuning, archive log mode management and backup and recovery processes
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion Middleware 10g+, WebLogic including installation, configuration, upgrades, and packaged application deployments
  • Experience with Oracle Forms and Reports
  • Expertise in SSO/CAS deployment/implementation, support methodologies and best practices a plus
  • Solid understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS) and firewalls
  • Experience with PKI & SSL Certificates (e.g. Obtaining, Renewing, Deploying)
  • RedHat Linux 5+ and 6+ experience
  • Oracle Linux 5+ experience
  • Windows Server
  • Ability to deconstruct complex technical issues to identify root cause issues
  • Demonstrated aptitude for logical application of problem solving techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical resources
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills and abilities
  • Excellent teamwork & collaboration skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Dedicated to customer support and success

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Oversees the Ellucian Banner system and inter-related systems
  • Maintains vendor relations with system providers
  • Projects operational budgets for systems to maintain quality in hardware and software.
  • Ensures data integrity with regard to data tables, establishing policies and practices to reduce data errors in entry and modification
  • Consults closely with department colleagues and supports them in their daily work, professional development, and interactions with the college community.
  • Devolp a comprehensive training program that produces responsible, knowledgeable, and college centered systems users.
  • Generates and analyzes statistics on the use of systems.
  • Proactively seeks ways to improve systems upgrades and maintenance and workflows to meet changing user needs and emerging technologies.
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate administrative systems staff
    • Provide training support and guidance for operational system users in administrative offices.
    • Partners with the IT team to ensure excellent service and sustainability of college systems. 
    • Regularly assesses the needs of the administrative systems and revises policies and procedures accordingly.
    • Develop departmental priorities and goals and assigns staff to meet them.
    • Develop programming that ensures integration with Banner of systems that support the college.
    • Communicate with the CIO and other senior administrators concerning all phases of responsibility, and recommend new programs, policies and procedures where improved services can be achieved.
    • Additional duties of a similar nature may be assigned as technologies and systems evolve.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.

Manual and physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong Ellucian Banner® experience is required.
  • Previous experience writing and developing reports.
  • Strong scripting language skills (PL/SQL, C, C+, etc.)
  • General understanding of MS Access and/or database tables.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ellucian Banner and academic systems.
  • Ability to integrate software systems and related interfaces with Banner and other systems.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate and speak with college administration, staff and students.
  • Ability to learn and understand the relationship of different interactive processes and strategies to communicate with users.
  • Ability to analyze data, processes, and complex situations to determine a successful and sustainable course of action.
  • Ability to strategically review systems and emerging technologies to facilitate solutions and continuous quality improvements.
  • Strong crisis management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities and objectives.

Licenses or certifications required:     None

Minimum required experience:   

Three years with a role managing Ellucian Banner operations in an academic setting.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with Banner in a academic institution.

Typical amount and type of experience necessary in order to be fully competent:  

  • Five years experience supporting Ellucian Banner software. 
  • Fluent in Linux, Windows server operating systems and PL/SQL. 
  • Functional experience with Banner processes
  • Knowledge of SQL queries

Specialized skills or experience that would be helpful to an incumbent:        

  • Experience in a collegiate environment and familiarity with academic culture.
  • Ability to interact positively with a wide variety of users with different skill sets.
  • Previous experience administering Banner software.

Working conditions:  Normal workweek- Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday though emergency situations may require evening and weekend time.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Grade I, exempt, salaried, benefits-eligible

Authorized Hire Date: Immediately



Finance Analyst – Finance and Administration Office – Ellucian Banner Systems

Provides technical and functional support for the Office of Financial and Administration. The Finance Analyst – Finance and Administration Office will provide problem resolution, analysis and specifications for software modifications, business process review, and general technical assistance. The incumbent will also work with end users to identify and resolve problems and determine solutions and best practices for business processes. Additionally, she/he will ensure continuous and quality services that include business process review, data conversion and upgrades, end-user optimization, project management, report writing, and patch management. The incumbent will also ensure that data and process operations are performed in the most effective and efficient manner. Assures that any and all changes or modifications to the application systems are fully documented and thoroughly tested and approved before going into production. Collectively these systems serve as a chief support to various success initiatives at the College; therefore the incumbent will work closely with the Director for Administrative Systems and the Oracle Database Administrator.

This position provides support for Banner Finance Modules, including interfaces to/from Human Resources, Budget, Grants, Student and Accounts Receivable. Supports Banner HR system and associated self-service products.  Also provides eVisions support (HR and AP checks, and FormFusion).

This position is responsible for creating technical solutions to business problems, analyzing and automating processes where possible, creating interface files, and providing reports to meet intradepartmental needs using Banner and other administrative applications like TOAD/SQL, shell scripts, etc.

The successful candidate will have experience with Ellucian Banner® Finance technical processes related to Finance and/or Human Resources and be capable of providing quality technical consultation and support.  She/he will have knowledge of developing and writing reports – must have working knowledge of the Ellucian Banner® ERP technical environment as a whole, hands-on programming/coding for code reviews, analysis, diagnosis, troubleshooting, reverse-engineering, etc.

Principal duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in resolving technical issues that may arise within Banner and other related systems
  • Create standard and complex queries against Oracle, Banner forms, and all respective inclusive structures.
  • Develop effective and efficient solutions for end-user data extract used for decision-making;
  • Create interface data (upload and download) files to load data from the external systems and/or upload data to the external systems;
  • Fulfill report requests: evaluate incoming requests against existing canned reports, enhance existing report or develop a new report, and work with various clients to clarify data needs;
  • Works with functional areas to understand business processes and then works to help the users become more efficient and effective in using Banner and associated systems;
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of documentation of finance processes;
  • Works collaboratively with IT staff and other departments to establish test and production schedules for implementation of system enhancements; and testing Banner patches, releases and upgrades;
  • Perform activities such as collecting user requirements, writing functional specifications, developing test cases, and testing end-to-end solutions in partnership with the end-user community;
  • Assist with various project management activities such developing and tracking scope and schedule of projects/tasks.
  • Develop detailed project plans that specify goals, time frames, limitations, risks, contingencies, staffing, and other resources. Reviews project plans with Director for Administrative Systems and coordinates efforts with other team leads. Be the technical and functional expert for all components of the Banner Finance and HR Systems. Work collaboratively with IT on other Banner support and training projects.
  • Implement and adhere to test plans and change management procedures. Works with end-users to gather and analyze complex business requirements and configure solutions and/or translate them into detailed functional specifications for a technical solution. Reviews the functional specifications with the appropriate team members; create workflows as needed.
  • Communicate procedural issues and concerns to campus leadership for resolution as necessary. Create and maintain policy and procedure documentation.
  • Support the Vice President for Finance and the Comptroller and other campus staff and administrators with the identification, evaluation, selection, support and maintenance of systems solutions; particularly those that increase or lead to institutional and student success.
  • Provide systems analysis, problem solving support, and technical guidance to provide efficient and effective use of administrative information systems in support of institutional goals and objectives.
  • Provide timely communication and discussion with users about impact of necessary changes. Work closely with the Director for Administrative Systems on reports, surveys, etc. regarding the efficacy of finance office success and customer service practices.
  • Provide consistent and current communication and reports to management.
  • Oversee development of reporting; working knowledge of enterprise reporting tools such as Argos. Ensure that reports are accurate, timely and provide critical information on student outcomes. Ability to write, read, and maintain complex SQL queries.
  • Collaborate in the planning and testing of system upgrades, patches and regulatory releases.
  • Provide specialized training and technical support. Supervise, evaluate, counsel and coach staff relative to project work assignments. Coordinate issue resolutions between functional users, IT and vendors.
  • Consulting with supervisors, business analysts, and end users to develop technical design specifications based on functional specifications delivered by the business analyst.

Requirements/Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.

Manual and physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong Ellucian Banner® Finance and/or Human Resource technical ERP experience is required.
  • Previous experience writing and developing reports.
  • Strong scripting language skills (PL/SQL, C, C+, etc.)
  • General understanding of MS Access and/or database tables.
  • Extensive knowledge of Ellucian Banner and academic finance systems.
  • Ability to learn software systems and related interfaces (Banner  and other systems) that support success.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate and speak with staff and students.
  • Ability to learn and understand the relationship of different finance processes and strategies to communicate with users.
  • Ability to analyze data, processes, and complex situations to determine a best course of action.
  • Ability to strategically review finance systems and emerging technologies to facilitate solutions and continuous quality improvements.
  • Strong crisis management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities and objectives.

Licenses or certifications required:     None

Minimum required experience:   

One year with a role supporting Ellucian Banner operations in an academic setting.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems
  • Experience with Banner in a academic business/finance/HR office

Typical amount and type of experience necessary in order to be fully competent:  

  • Three years experience supporting Ellucian Banner software. 
  • Fluent in Linux, Windows server operating systems and PL/SQL. 
  • Functional experience with Banner processes
  • Knowledge of SQL queries

Specialized skills or experience that would be helpful to an incumbent:        

  • Experience in a collegiate environment and familiarity with academic culture.
  • Ability to interact positively with a wide variety of users with different skill sets.
  • Previous experience administering Banner software.

Working conditions:  Normal workweek- Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday though emergency situations may require evening and weekend time.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Grade G, exempt, salaried, benefits-eligible

Authorized Hire Date: Immediately



Photographer

The Office of Media, Marketing and Communications (MMC) seeks a full-time photographer to visually showcase the mission and stories that make Sweet Briar College one of the most prestigious liberal arts colleges in the country. Reporting to the director, the photographer collaborates daily with MMC writers and graphic designers, as well as other departments on campus. This position also mentors student photographers.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and execute photo shoots and provide creative direction and ideas as part of MMC, using digital photography equipment and software
  • Capture creative and professional-quality photographic images for use in print and online that reflect the full range of events, activities and people at Sweet Briar
  • Pitch and produce multimedia or video projects as needed
  • Help identify and meet client needs for print and online photography.
  • As part of the marketing team, plan, develop and post content to the College’s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest
  • Provide support in developing stories, including writing captions and reviewing drafts, and work with MMC to develop ideas for the twice-annual College magazine
  • Archive, tag and otherwise catalog images using industry best practices for digital asset management
  • Recruit, train and manage student photographer and/or videographer as needed

Qualifications:

  • A broad knowledge of state-of-the-art photographic processes, methods and technologies and a command of all the tools of a professional photographer, including a variety of cameras, lighting and other equipment. The College currently owns Nikon DSLR cameras.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in photojournalism, studio photography, portraiture, sports and photo illustration
  • Ability to complete photographic assignments using digital cameras in a Macintosh environment, database computer applications and photo editing software
  • Proficiency in photo management software, digital retouching and scanning (primarily Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere)
  • Team-oriented, flexible and able to work independently and collaboratively with a demonstrated ability to organize time and schedules. Must be available to work nights and weekends as events require.
  • Bachelor’s in photography, communications or similar degree preferred

Desired qualification

  • All of the above qualifications as applied to include videography

Sweet Briar is located on 3,250 scenic acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Lynchburg, Va. We offer a pleasant working environment, and a competitive salary and benefits package. Applications should be submitted by September 18 to receive the fullest consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2015. A cover letter that addresses why you are interested in Sweet Briar, a detailed résume and portfolio, and contact information for three professional references should be sent to [email protected] or to:

Sweet Briar College
Director of Media, Marketing and Communications
P.O. Box 1056
Sweet Briar, VA 24595



Administrative Assistant/Office Manager, Riding Program

This position provides support for the riding program, the director of riding and the staff, in addition to managing the day-to-day functions of the office. This individual assists in the efficient operation of the program by maintaining records, providing accurate and timely bookkeeping, and fulfilling clerical/receptionist duties. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining all departmental accounts, billing, budgets, expense reconciliation, and student payroll
  • Assisting in the coordination of riding program events (shows, field events, clinics, equitrials, etc.)
  • Support of recruiting and promotional initiatives (such as mailings, flyers, signs, etc.)
  • Organizing and scheduling of department events and meetings
  • Purchasing related to approved budgets
  • Administration of paperwork in relation to horses received as gifts and compilation of statistical data from courses and activities

Applicant must be a high school graduate with at least 2 to 3 years’ related work experience, 5 years preferred. Computer experience (Microsoft Office Suite), bookkeeping and accounting skills required. Some college preferred. Must have professional manner and very strong interpersonal skills. Prefer detail-oriented self-starter who can meet deadlines with minimum supervision and remain flexible in a fast-moving setting. Must be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks effectively. Familiarity with equestrian terms or activities helpful, but not required. Submit cover letter, resume and three references to Director of Riding, P.O. Box 6, Sweet Briar, VA 24595 or via email to [email protected]. No telephone calls, please.


 


Master/Journeyman Electrician

Sweet Briar College seeks a full-time Master/Journeyman Electrician to join our Physical Plant. Electrician will repair breakdowns in both high and low voltage distribution systems and in college buildings, install the electrical systems in small construction projects, keep up with electrical code and any new electrical equipment, maintain inventory of electrical repair parts. Must be able to lift & carry 50 pounds; clearly communicate electrical problems, resolutions, requirements; operate motorized maintenance equipment; walk/stand for long periods of time. Must have valid Master/Journeyman Electrician card and flexibility to work weekends and longer hours as needed. Interested applicants should submit a resume or a completed SBC employment application to: Physical Plant, P.O. Box 1060, Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA 24595, or via email to [email protected]. Full-time position with health insurance, paid time off and competitive salary.


 


Office Manager

The Office of Media, Marketing and Communications needs your welcoming personality, attention to detail, strong organizational skills and service-oriented attitude. This full-time position supports the director and staff, in addition to managing the day-to-day functions of the office. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Answer phones, provide information and/or direct calls as needed
  • Oversee the College’s scheduling and events management calendar, including advising event planners seeking to book campus facilities
  • Compile and/or proof periodic event listings for distribution
  • Notify local media of inclement weather cancellations
  • Reconcile MMC’s annual budget; pay bills and maintain records; price and administer vendor contracts
  • Coordinate distribution and inventory of marketing materials with admissions office
  • General correspondence and filing; maintain office supplies; coordinate bulk mailings
  • Schedule departmental meetings and appointments; send campus-wide emails
  • Supervise student workers and maintain all office time sheets
  • Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Be proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Have bookkeeping experience and familiarity with computerized recordkeeping
  • Understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality
  • Have a minimum of three years related work experience. Public relations, communications or higher education experience preferred.
  • Be able to lift and carry 50 pounds

Regular hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional weekends, evenings and early mornings required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Sweet Briar College is located on 3,250 scenic acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Lynchburg, VA, offering a beautiful and collaborative working environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Sweet Briar College is committed to enhancing our academic and co-curricular community and encourages applications from qualified individuals who would increase the diversity of the College.

Grade B, non-exempt, salaried, benefits-eligible

Authorized Hire Date: Immediately
 



East Wing Captain

Sweet Briar College seeks applicants for a full-time East Wing Captain. Responsibilities include maintaining total care for approximately 30 horses and stable facilities. Care includes feeding, haying and watering, turning out, hand walking, picking feet, grooming, wrapping, and blanketing. Additional duties include fence repair, raking, picking stalls, weed-eating/bush-hogging, cleaning beds/stalls, checking water and grain supplies. This individual will have supervisory role training and oversee student workers.  

Applicants must have excellent horsemanship skills, be physically strong enough to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis, perform several hours of walking and working on their feet daily to care for the horses, and be willing to work outside in all types of weather. Additional requirements include demonstrated reliability, maturity, integrity, strong work ethic, and attention to detail. High school diploma and some college level work preferred. Individual must be able to work with limited supervision. Work schedule during the academic year is normally Sunday-Thursday. During the summer months the schedule will include working some weekends. Tractor driving skills are a plus.

This full-time position is eligible for medical benefits. Interested applicants can obtain an SBC employment application at sbc.edu/human-resources/open-positions or by emailing [email protected], and may call (434) 381-6348 (weekdays) for more information. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Grade C, non-exempt
Position Replacement
Position # S09797
Authorized Hire Date: Immediate


Job application form

 

 

Sweet Briar College
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 1090
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
(434) 381-6465