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Open Positions

Spring Hill College has employment positions available for both faculty and staff members. See below for all current job openings.

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.*

Faculty Positions

Sociology Faculty Position Beginning Fall 2020

Spring Hill College, a Jesuit, Catholic liberal arts college, invites applications for a position in Sociology beginning Fall of 2020. This is a one-year position with a possibility of conversion to a tenure-track line. While we are seeking a broadly trained sociologist, teaching interest in criminology is required for the position, Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, and Sociology of Law will be part of the annual teaching load, but opportunities to teach in others areas are abundant. Those who hold a Ph.D. or are ABD near a defense date will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, while those who are ABD without a defense date will be appointed at the rank of Instructor.  

The Department of Sociology at Spring Hill College is a small department with a strong commitment to student success. The program enjoys steady enrollment of over 60 majors, opportunities for student research and internships, and extensive support for community engagement. Building on Spring Hill College's core curriculum, we offer the B.A. with a concentration in general sociology and a B.A. in sociology with a concentration in criminology.

Review of applications begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled. To apply, send letter of interest, current CV, and a statement on teaching to Harold Dorton, Professor and Department Chair of Sociology at hdorton@shc.edu. Please include "FACULTY SEARCH" in the subject heading. Arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address, with "FACULTY SEARCH" and applicant's last name in the subject heading. 

Founded in Mobile in 1830, Spring Hill College is Alabama’s oldest institution of higher learning. Spring Hill is also the first Catholic college in the Southeast, the third oldest Jesuit college and the fifth oldest Catholic college in the United States. Mobile, Alabama, is on the Gulf Coast, which is famous for its charm, culture, friendliness, beautiful white-sand beaches, celebrations, incredible food, and so much more.

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Elementary Education Specialist, Division of Education

The Division of Education at Spring Hill College is seeking a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor of Teacher Education.  The candidate must hold an earned doctorate in elementary education with at least three years of experience teaching in the elementary classroom (K-6).

This position must fulfill state requirements for assignment as an Elementary Specialist.  The state of Alabama describes the major area of faculty specialization as “The concentrated area of academic study as determined by a statement on the faculty member’s official doctoral transcript from a regionally accredited institution that indicates the area. If the area is not identified on the transcript, 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of post-bachelor’s, graduate-level coursework from a regionally accredited institution appropriate to the area of primary assignment must be identified.” In this case, the 30 semester hours must have prefixes that indicate each is an ELEM course.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching four courses in both fall and spring semesters (undergraduate/graduate), advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting research appropriate to the field, and serving on division and college committees.

Please send electronic copies of a letter of application; a personal statement addressing teaching, research, and service; curriculum vitae; unofficial copies of all transcripts; and names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Lori Aultman laultman@shc.edu  and cc to Mrs. Melodie Halliday, halliday@shc.edu

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Chemistry, One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemistry at Spring Hill College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2020.  The candidate must have a Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Chemistry or a related field, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and a desire to support the Jesuit mission (http://www.shc.edu).  The candidate should be capable of teaching Analytical Chemistry and Laboratory, and upper-level Instrumental Chemistry lectures and laboratory or Biochemistry Lecture. The following items should be sent to Dr. Lesli Bordas, Division of Science, Spring Hill College, 4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL 36608 or chemistry@shc.edu    A statement of interest, teaching philosophy, CV, graduate transcripts and two letters of recommendation.  Electronic submission is preferable.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Staff Positions

Admissions Counselor

Spring Hill College is currently accepting applications for a full-time Admissions Counselor. College admission professionals are dedicated to promoting a faith based, student-focused learning community. They will work in partnership with various academic and administrative departments and programs to recruit prospective students.  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the primary task of the incumbent is to maintain systematic contact (follow-up) with each prospective student in their territory.  This will be accomplished through phone calls, social media, email, travel for high school visits and college fairs in an assigned territory, personal visits and other activities.

Applicants with prior college admission experience may be considered for the position of Associate Director of Admission with added responsibilities commensurate with previous positions and skills.

For full job description, requirements, and application procedures, please click on the Job Description link below.

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Web Developer, Full-Time

Spring Hill seeks a Web Developer who reports to the Director of IT as part of the IT team.  This employee is responsible for the development of Web applications to support the mission of the College and the establishment, coordination, and management of the College’s Web-based information. He/ she will work closely with the IT technical team, the marketing department, and across departments at the College to ensure Web properties work as expected and are of a consistently high quality.

The Web Developer will keep all top-tier information current and accurate, analyze Web traffic, and explore ways to make the College's Web presence as effective and accessible as possible. He/she will be responsible for documenting, keeping current, and making available upon request, a roster of those responsible for the content on all College Web sites. He/she will provide training necessary for College employees to maintain and use various Web services.

Please click on Job Description link for full description, requirements, and application procedures.


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Pro Shop Clerk, Part-Time, Spring Hill College Golf Course

This part-time position normally will be scheduled for 19 - 19.5 hours a week; the actual schedule will be determined by the supervising Golf Professional.  May require evening and/or weekend hours.  Under supervision, this employee performs cashiering duties, answers the telephone and responds to inquiries.  The position requires the ability to exercise independent judgment. 

To apply, please come to the Spring Hill College Golf Course Pro Shop (between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily) to fill out an application.  The Pro Shop is located at 4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36608. All applications must be completed and received by 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020.

Please click on the Job Description link for full job description and requirements.


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Pitching Coach/Assistant Softball Coach

The Department of Athletics at Spring Hill College, a member of NCAA Division II and member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, has an Assistant Coach position (Pitching Coach) available with the Softball Team. This is a full-time position but may be hired as an interim depending upon successful candidate's qualifications.

Responsibilities: Coach the fundamental skills and techniques for all aspects of fast-pitch softball with focus on pitching. Assist the Head Coach, whether on-field or off-field coaching: teaches all softball student-athletes to achieve gains in the required and advanced skills for this sport.  Other aspects of a nationally competitive softball program may include monitoring academics, team travel, video editing, recruiting, summer camps, field maintenance etc. The position will also assume assigned secondary responsibilities in an area such as intramurals, recreation, sports information, Leisure Studies, game management, etc.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience appropriate to coaching and training in the respective sport is required.  Master's degree and prior experience in coaching is preferred.

Please click on Job Description link for full job description and requirements.

Position is open until filled.  To apply, please email Kim Anderson (kanderson@shc.edu) a cover letter, resume, and a list of names and contacts for three professional references.

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Communications Officer (Dispatcher), Department of Public Safety

Please click on Job Description link for full job description, including requirements and application procedures.

Position requires background checks and post-offer/pre-employment drug testing.

Emails go to:  pdavis@shc.edu

Spring Hill College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

*Equal Opportunity Employer

Spring Hill College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, veteran’s status, genetic information, age, or any other groups protected by controlling federal, state, or local civil rights statutes in its programs and activities (including employment) as per the appropriate legal statutes and regulations, including but not limited to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Patricia Davis
Director of Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator
Finance and Accounting Office, Room 128
Fine Arts Center/Eichold Gallery Building
4000 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36608-1791

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