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Barton College invites applications and referrals for the Controller position in the Administration and Finance Division.  The Controller reports directly to the CFO. This position will lead a team to work competently and collaboratively to accurately record and report information in a timely and efficient manner and will lead all aspects of the annual audit to ensure that compliance is maintained. The Controller will develop and maintain the College’s financial accounting system to account for the receipt and expenditure of all funds and to report operating results in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and industry best practices. The Controller is also responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the […]

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Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry Offers Thriving in Ministry Program for Eastern N.C. Ministers

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WILSON, N.C. — November 1, 2021 — The Center for Vocation and Rural Ministry at Barton College is pleased to invite pastors of small rural congregations in Eastern North Carolina to apply to become participants in its “Thriving in Ministry” program for the 2022 cohort experience. This experience will allow pastors opportunities for reflection, cohort building, and provision of short-term sabbatical experiences. Ecumenical in nature, the Center provides opportunities for reflection, spiritual direction, cohort building, visioning, and restoration while experiencing leadership renewal. Participants will have access to ongoing college sponsored development and ministerial edification. There is no cost to participants. Twelve positions will be available during the first cohort. Applications are due no later […]

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Theatre at Barton Presents Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe November 11-14

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WILSON, N.C. — November 1, 2021 — Theatre at Barton is excited to present “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” by Eric Coble on the Kennedy Family Theatre stage November 11-14.  A dress rehearsal performance is scheduled for November 10 by invitation only. The theatre performances will be held in the Kennedy Family Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.  Seating will be limited to 60 seats in the audience for each performance. All those attending must wear face masks and observe social distancing protocols. Temperatures may be taken at the door, magnus app will also be accepted. Tickets are $10 each for adults, and $5 each […]

Lead Groundskeeper/Horticulturalist

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Barton College is recruiting for a Lead Groundskeeper/Horticulturalist to assist with the daily planning, organization, and direction of the overall grounds maintenance services for assigned facilities and campus landscape. In this role, the Lead Groundskeeper/Horticulturalist will lead the production and management of ornamental plants and turf grass, which includes grounds maintenance, restoration, and design. This position will test the soil and inspect the grounds area and then collaborate with the Grounds Supervisor to determine the best plants to use throughout the garden or planting area based on soil type and campus expectations. Essential Functions Operation and Maintenance of Ornamental Plants and Turf Grass Including Plant Beds, Trees, and Shrubs (45%) […]

Eric Sellers, Chair of the Barton College Board of Trustees (2021)

Eric Sellers Named New Chair of the Barton College Board of Trustees

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WILSON, N.C. — November 3, 2021 — Barton College is pleased to announce the recently elected appointment of Eric W. Sellers as Chair of the Barton College Board of Trustees. Sellers was officially installed as Chair at the trustees’ fall 2021 meeting. He follows fellow trustee John F. Lee of Nashville, who served as Chair of the Board of Trustees from 2016-2021. “I’m thrilled with the appointment of Eric Sellers as our next Chair of the Board of Trustees at the College,” shared Dr. Douglas N. Searcy, President of Barton College. “Eric’s deep love and care for the College are evident through his long-term commitment and his stalwart support. I appreciate […]