Student Sarah Humphries in Lab

Medicine in the Mediterranean

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Barton College student Sarah Humphries shares her Study Abroad experience. Atlantis Clinical Fellowship When I came to college, my mom told me to be on the lookout for opportunities to study abroad. She made me aware of the benefits of it, but most of the time I did not think twice about it. I heard about Atlantis Fellowships and began to talk to one of my professors, Dr. Pennington, about it. We looked into the program and decided it would be ethically sound and a great opportunity for me to get clinical experience and travel abroad. I went to Italy, and it was such an invaluable experience. I learned a […]

Custodial Supervisor

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Barton College currently has a vacancy for a Custodial Supervisor, who will report to the Director of Facilities Management and Services. The Custodial Supervisor will plan, organize, and direct the overall custodial and general building maintenance services for assigned facilities consisting of offices, classrooms, conference areas, special event centers, labs, and other facilities. The incumbent will supervise a custodial staff of fourteen (14) full-time employees. This includes completing employee performance evaluations, taking appropriate disciplinary actions and preparing appropriate documentation for personnel actions; determining scope of work to be performed, developing schedules, managing budget and overtime; and being responsible for training new employees in proper custodial procedures. The custodial supervisor will […]

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

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As a member of the President’s Senior Staff, the Vice President for Institutional Advancement works collaboratively with the senior leadership team to fulfill the College’s mission, ensure financial growth, and promote an environment of continuous improvement. This position serves as the Chief Advancement Officer and has a major role in positioning the College for growth by designing and implementing effective and comprehensive institutional advancement programs, recruiting and developing talented team members focused toward significantly increasing constituent involvement and fundraising outcomes, serving as an executive liaison with the President to the Board of Trustees regarding Institutional Advancement initiatives, and ensuring a coordinated approach to development that supports the College’s top strategic […]

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Alumnus David McGehee Reads from His First Novel for Writers Series on March 18

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Barton College alumnus David McGehee (’69) will read from his first novel, Cedar Birds, as part of the Victor R. Small Writers Series on Monday, March 18, 2019, at 7 p.m., in The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center.   Cedar Birds examines the beliefs of the coastal Carolina Indians, particularly the Coree, honoring their connection with all living things.The narrator returns from the Vietnam War a changed man, ready to ponder the spiritualism of the shaman as he comes to terms with his own sense of identity.   For more information, contact Dr. Rebecca Godwin in the School of Humanities at 252-399-6364 or at rlgodwin@barton.edu.

Director of Special Events and Donor Relations

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Barton is seeking a Director of Special Events and Donor Relations. Under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the Director creates, implements, manages, and assesses a comprehensive special-events and donor-relations plan to assist the College and the Advancement team in reaching strategic annual and long-range fundraising goals. The scope of work includes campus-wide special events under the Office of Advancement and the Office of the President, donor relations, and stewardship. The Director works closely with the Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, the Director of Gifts and Information Management, and the Assistant Vice President for Leadership Giving. Essential Functions Creates, oversees, and executes strategic special events. […]

Groundskeepers

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Barton College is currently seeking candidates to fill two Groundskeeper positions. Responsibilities include maintaining campus grounds as assigned and keeping all walkways, roadways, parking lots, and landscapes neat, clean and 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 […]

Assistant Professor of Social Work

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The School of Social Work at Barton College invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month academic appointment at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 2019. This position includes teaching across the social work curriculum; academic advising; service to the college; scholarship; and field placement activities. Requirements This position requires an earned doctorate or ABD in social work or a related field; an MSW from an accredited program; and a minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience. Application Process Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Vicky Morris, AVP for Human Resources, at employment@barton.edu. Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer […]

Assistant Professor of English

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Barton College is seeking candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English. Duties Teach undergraduate courses in British literature, including Shakespeare, creative writing, and composition (4 + 4 course load). Additional teaching assignments may include the College’s general education courses. Ongoing professional engagement is expected, as is student advising and participation in the School of Humanities, college, and professional service. Ability to recruit students for the major, as well as interest in travel abroad, is also desirable. Minimum Qualifications Doctoral degree in hand, with MFA in creative writing or substantial experience/portfolio in creative writing. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Ability and commitment to teach all undergraduate levels […]

Weather Advisory 1 – March 2018

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Members of the Barton College community, As a result of the inclement winter weather conditions this evening and the possibility of icy road conditions in the morning, Barton College will delay opening its offices and beginning classes until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Students should plan to begin their day attending the class they would normally be seated in at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel in the morning.  If you are unable to travel on Tuesday morning as a result of road conditions, please be in touch directly with your supervisor or professor. The College will continue to monitor the road conditions […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 7 – When Is “Free Care” Really Free?

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When we think of the word “free,” we associate no obligation to the term. However, in the Dominican Republic, the people who use the public hospital at no charge must come prepared. Linens, towels, supplies for care, food, and clothing are the responsibility of the patient. Feeding and bathing are the responsibility of the patient’s family. For most adults, oxygen is in very short supply. Only the babies and children get special consideration. A free cup of soup for each patient was being distributed during our visit, which was an improvement over previous years. Materials for making a cast and IV meds must be provided by the patient. We donated […]