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Careers at Carthage

Carthage is a great place to advance your career. The 80-acre campus is located on the Lake Michigan shore in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Milwaukee and Chicago.

Within a one-hour drive of this safe suburban environment, you’ll find an abundance of superb cultural and entertainment experiences, including museums, theatre, opera, professional sports, fine dining, exotic cuisine, and world-class shopping.

 

Current Openings: Faculty

  • Carthage College invites applications for a three-year non-renewable position in Mathematics. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. degree in mathematics or a related field at the time of appointment. Applicants from all fields of mathematics will be considered, although applicants with an interest in teaching statistics are particularly desirable.
  • The Communication and Digital Media Department (CDM) at Carthage College invites applications for a position in Public Relations, starting August 2018. This position is a one year contract, with the option of one additional year renewal.
  • Carthage College is seeking to hire a full-time faculty member in the Computer Science Department who is committed to quality CS education and supporting students from underserved groups.
  • The Athletic Training Education Program at Carthage seeks qualified applicants for a Clinical Education Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training beginning August 2018. The Clinical Education Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training is an academic faculty position within the Exercise & Sports Science Department. The Clinical Education Coordinator reports to the Program Director for Athletic Training Education and the Dean of the Division of Professional Studies.
  • The Art Department at Carthage invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art, Studio Art Foundations, and New Media, to begin in Fall 2018. An M.F.A. and an active exhibition record are required for this position.
  • The Department of Nursing at Carthage College seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2018. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and self-directed educator who values teaching in a small, student-focused program with faculty who are committed to providing high-quality, resourceful, and innovative professional nursing education.

  • Carthage College invites qualified applicants for a Clinical Facilitator position in the Nursing Department. The Clinical Facilitator is responsible for assisting undergraduate nursing students to successfully complete the Carthage College BSN program by teaching maternal-child clinical sections.
  • Carthage College invites qualified applicants for a Clinical Facilitator position in the Nursing Department. The Clinical Facilitator is responsible for assisting undergraduate nursing students to successfully complete the Carthage College BSN program by teaching the fundamentals of nursing clinical sections.
  • The Carthage College Biology Department invites applications for part-time biology instructors. Instructors are needed to teach lecture and/or laboratory sections of Introductory Biology, Genetics and Anatomy and Physiology during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Following a period of unprecedented growth in part-time undergraduate and graduate enrollment, Carthage seeks qualified adjunct instructors with special interest and talent in teaching post-traditional students.

 

Current Openings: Administration/Staff

  • Library and Information Services at Carthage College seeks a Systems Administrator. As a member of the integrated network, infrastructure, and operations team, the Systems Administrator oversees the ongoing operations and maintenance of the College’s server environment to maximize speed, availability, and security.
  • Carthage College seeks an Area Coordinator. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Residential Life, the Area Coordinator is expected to work closely with other College personnel to address the social, developmental, and academic needs of our students.
  • The Office of Institutional Advancement seeks a Director of Advancement Services. The Director of Advancement Services serves as the department’s chief data strategist, developing reports, structures, and procedures to promote effective and efficient institutional fundraising.
  • Carthage College seeks a part-time Grant Accountant to join the Accounting team. The Grant Accountant oversees all restricted fiscal records for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts.
  • Carthage College invites ongoing applications for the Environmental Services Technician position. The EVS Technician is responsible for maintaining the College and ancillary buildings in a sanitary, attractive, and safe environment.

 

Current Openings: Graduate Assistants

  • Carthage invites applications for the position of graduate assistant men’s volleyball coach. The graduate assistant will assist the head men’s volleyball coach with recruiting, game and practice preparation, and general program management.

 

  • Quick Facts

    • Carthage is named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review (2017), a designation given to only 25 percent of four-year schools.

    • Scheduled to open in fall 2018, a new residential tower will offer suite-style housing and two floors of shared campus spaces for gaming, cooking, group meetings, or quiet studying. Learn more about The Tower

    • You’re going to need brain fuel. Grab a morning coffee and a snack and Starbucks or Einstein Bros. Bagels. Later, meet friends at “The Caf,” where the specials change daily but the staples are constant, or swing through “The Stu” for wins, a burrito, or a sub. A new option, Carthage Cash, even covers some off-campus meals.

    • 96% of Carthage alumni report that they have secured a job or are continuing their studies six months after graduation. Visit Career Services.

    • 91% of employers say critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills matter more than your major when it comes to career success. Learn more about how the liberal arts prepare you for a successful career.

    • Lots of schools wear the four-year label. Carthage stands behind it. 95% of Carthage graduates earn their degrees in four years. Learn more

    • Oscars. Emmys. Tonys. Golden Globes. The playwrights we’ve brought in have them. Each year, the Carthage Theatre Department commissions an original script by a renowned playwright for its New Play Initiative. Carthage students then work with the writer to stage it. 

    • As a freshman in the highly selective Honors Program, learn how to gain expertise in anything from music to forest ecology. After that, tackle a contemporary social, economic, or political problem. If you like, you can live on an Honors-only floor of a Carthage residence hall. 

    • In 2016 and 2017, Carthage was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    • Things look new at Carthage because they are. Our athletic and recreation center, student union, computer labs, audiovisual production suite, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 10 years. Our new science center caps it off.

    • Carthage offers majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, from archaeology to athletic training, neuroscience to music theatre.

    • Our Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers select students a research budget, one-on-one mentoring with a professor, and 10 weeks of analyzing, deciphering — and getting paid.

    • So the lake is kind of a focal point, but there’s a lot more to love about our campus — like the fact that our 80-acre campus is also an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. Focused on keeping campus lush forever, we plant between 50 and 75 new trees every year from a variety of species.

    • Carthage was founded in 1847. That’s more than 170 years of leaders, makers, and go-getters going out and going forth. Read more about Carthage’s rich history.

    • More than 90 percent of our students receive financial aid, a hefty chunk of which is scholarships and grants — including $1.25 million annually from the Presidential Scholarship Competition and numerous Merit Scholarships. Learn what’s available.

    • Abraham Lincoln was an early Trustee of the College, and U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was a Carthage alum. The two still have a proud place on our campus. Spend some time with them in our Sesquicentennial Plaza. On warm days you’ll find professors leading their classes here.

    • Come to Carthage; hear yourself think — think … think …
      Legend has it that Sesquicentennial Plaza holds a perfect echo. Just stand with both your feet on the “1847,” face Straz, and start talking. “You’re the only one who can hear you, but you’ll be crystal clear,” promises English and theatre alumna Mikaley Osley.

    • Our Great Lake provides Carthage students with some amazing views. Think classes on the beach, lake views from the lab, and sunrises from your dorm room. “I love waking up in the morning with the sun shining off the lake. Nothing compares to the view in the morning,” says biology and neuroscience major Ann O’Leary.

    • Carthage awards up to 30 Presidential Scholarships each year, which range from 75% tuition up to full tuition, room, and board. Learn more.

    • For a full decade, NASA has selected Carthage students to conduct research aboard its zero-gravity aircraft. Lately, the stakes have risen. A team of underclassmen is grinding to prepare a tiny but powerful Earth-imaging satellite for launch to the International Space Station. Learn more about the space sciences at Carthage

    • Carthage is the only college or university in the Midwest where every freshman takes a full-year sequence of foundational texts of the Western intellectual tradition. Learn about the Carthage core.

    • With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, your professors will know who you are. They will also know who you want to be — and how to get you there. Meet our faculty.

    • There are more than 120 student organizations on campus, from Amnesty International to Chemistry Club, to Frisbee and Latin Belly Dancing. See how easy it is to get involved.

    • True story: There are more than 27 art galleries, a dozen museums, and nine theatres within 25 miles of Carthage. Some highlights: The nationally recognized Racine Art Museum, the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Learn more about our location.

    • What’s better than one professor? Two professors. What’s better than two professors? Two professors from totally different fields teaching a single class. There’s debate. Discussion. Differing perspectives. This is where the magic happens. That’s why every student takes a Carthage Symposium.

    • Imagine presenting your original research at an international conference — as an undergraduate. Carthage is dedicated to undergraduate research. Learn more about current opportunities.

    • You can’t hide here — not with only 17 other students in the classroom with you. That’s going to be rough some mornings. But later, when you’re able to argue your point of view thoughtfully, express your opinions succinctly, and meet challenges head-on, without fear … Yep, you’ll thank us.

    • Carthage is ranked No. 11 in the country for student participation in short-term study abroad. Every J-Term, hundreds of students travel all over the world on faculty-led study tours. Imagine a month in Sweden, Rome, Cuba, Senegal, India, Japan …

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