Facilities Maintenance Specialist

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Barton College currently has a vacancy for a Facilities Maintenance Specialist (Electrical Technician) who will report directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. This position will perform semi-skilled and skilled maintenance, repair, adjustment, and minor construction work in the basic trades to ensure that facilities are properly maintained and meet College standards. The incumbent will perform electrical work such as reviewing blueprints and schematics; calculating load requirements; laying out projects and installing wiring, fixtures, and equipment in accordance with code requirements; installing switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels; troubleshooting and repairing electric motors, generators and equipment. Assists more skilled staff in the completion of larger and more complex assignments. Duties may fall […]

Custodial Position

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Barton College currently has an opening for a Custodial Worker responsible for cleaning assigned buildings. Regular duties include vacuuming classrooms and offices, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash, wiping and dusting vertical and horizontal surfaces, and performing annual maintenance such as waxing floors and cleaning carpets. May require working nights and/or weekends in support of college events as needed. Note: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of an incumbent. An […]

Controller

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Barton College, in Wilson, North Carolina, invites applications and referrals for the Controller position in the Administration and Finance Division. The Controller reports directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance/CFO. This opportunity is created through growth and reorganization in the Division. Job Summary/Essential Functions Serve as the Chief Accounting Officer for the College. Join the leadership team in the division along with the Director of Treasury Services, Senior Director of Technology Services, Director of Facilities Services, and CFO. Provide active day-to-day supervision of staff in accounting, accounts payable, purchasing, and auxiliary enterprises. Contribute to staff professional development. Establish and maintain a sound system of internal controls and segregation […]

Groundskeeper

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Barton College currently has a vacancy for a Groundskeeper position. Responsibilities include maintaining campus grounds as assigned and keeping all walkways, roadways, parking lots, and landscapes neat, clean, presentable, and free of trash, fallen leaves, snow, and ice. The incumbents will operate hand and power tools and light, mechanized equipment such as power mowers, tractor mowers, trenching devices, forklifts, and hoists. Assigned work such as mowing, pruning, trimming, edging, leaf removal, de-icing, etc. may fluctuate by season. Essential Functions Seasonal Grounds Care (45%) Mow lawns, edge, whip, aerate, thatch, fertilize, maintain planter beds. Perform tasks such as planting, weeding, sweeping, raking, salting, etc. Remove snow and ice as needs arise […]

Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Golf

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Barton College is accepting applications for Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Golf, a full-time, staff position with an immediate start date.  Barton College Athletics is a member of the Conference Carolinas and competes at the NCAA Division II level. Duties Duties as the Head Men and Women’s Golf Coach include but are not limited to recruitment and retention of a roster size that meets institutional goals; practice and tournament coaching; conducting skill instruction sessions; providing leadership to facilitate academic and personal success by the team’s student-athletes; performance of other administrative tasks necessary in coaching both teams; involvement in the Wilson community with activities such as team community service work, […]

Technology Librarian

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Barton College is seeking a Technology Librarian (Systems/Electronic Resources Librarian). This position reports to the Dean of the Library. Summary Promotes excellence in library services through the proactive maintenance of the library website, web-based access, instructional tools, systems, the Library Technology Classroom, electronic resources, and participation in reference and other library service functions. Leads information literacy sessions and facilitates related discussions with faculty in collaboration with other librarians. Manages all Integrated Library System (ILS) functions, including patron records, overdues, and statistics. Serves as academic liaison for the Schools of Sciences, Allied Health and Sport Studies, and Nursing regarding reference and collection development purposes. Works collaboratively with other librarians to develop […]

Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

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Barton is seeking a Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving. Under the direction of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving will oversee the comprehensive management and implementation of all alumni relations strategies in addition to the department’s annual giving program throughout the year. Essential Functions Develop and produce digital engagement content for Barton College Alumni including articles, videos, and content for the alumni website, all alumni social media accounts, an alumni e-newsletter, and the alumni online network (bartonalumni.com). Respond in a timely manner to all Alumni Office inquiries and issues. Work with the Director of Special Events, Volunteers, and Donor Relations […]

Playing with Putty Costa Rica 2019

The Importance of Goodbyes – Costa Rica Day 4

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Today was our second day at the school, working with the students and teaching them lessons. We arrived at the school bright and early and ready to work! The students were extremely excited to see us; they ran to us with open arms and warm smiles. We worked on three main lessons with them today. We taught moon phases, how to make small lava-like lamps, and how to plant seeds. This was extremely fitting because it was agriculture day at the school. All the kids dressed up in their traditional dresses and outfits to celebrate the day. All of the classes we worked with today were happy to spend time […]

In the Classroom, Costa Rica 2019

Service Day at the Elementary School – Costa Rica Day 3

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We spent the majority of our third day in Costa Rica at the Jacinto Pantiaqua Elementary School. We learned that the education system in Costa Rica is quite different from that in America. The students attend half days in which one age group attends in the morning and the other age group attends in the afternoon. All students wear uniforms that distinguish what grade they are in. During the first half of the day we worked with the fourth- and fifth-grade classes. We started in the classroom conducting science experiments. The first experiment involved learning about how water and nutrients travel through the veins of plants. We demonstrated this with […]

Iglesia de la Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes in Grecia, Costa Rica

Sightseeing and Cuisine Sampling – Costa Rica Day 2

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Today we went to the Poás Volcano in Costa Rica. The volcano is still active, and it is quite a breathtaking view (when the fog doesn’t hide it away). After visiting the volcano, we made our way back to the town of Grecia, our hometown for the trip, and had delicious refrescos at a small cafe called Cafè Delicias. We explored the town and got a sense of the culture and the “speed” of life. The church, Iglesia de la Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, is the main attraction in Grecia; and its tall ceilings and the intricate statues and paintings that bring Catholicism to life are a must-see when […]