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Converse University: a small university with a mighty vision. Founded in 1889, Converse empowers students to become transformative leaders who see clearly, decide wisely and act justly. Converse University's diverse and dedicated faculty and staff embody a commitment to support our students in a rich, personable educational experience.

Converse believes in cultivating and preserving a culture of belonging and collaboration. We grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees and welcome employees who bring a unique contribution to the workplace. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our institution stronger. With that understanding, we believe in presenting all opportunities to qualified individuals in a spirit of fairness and equality.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Our Benefits

Converse takes care of their team and offers a benefits package that allows our employees to choose the best options for their individual or family needs. In addition to generous vacation leave and holiday paid time off, benefit options include:

  • Retirement plans
  • Health insurance with dental and vision plans
  • Supplemental home, auto, life, cancer and hospital confinement insurance coverage
  • Individual and dependent life insurance
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Teladoc
  • Tuition remission at Converse University
  • Tuition Exchange Program
  • Staff mentoring program
  • Onsite wellness center
  • On-campus fitness center and swimming pool
  • Campus dining hall meals at reduced rates
  • 50% discount at Spartanburg Day School

While the benefit packages can vary, click here to read a more in-depth overview of the benefit options offered to Converse University employees.

Our People

At Converse University, you are part of a collaborative team of accomplished professionals. The diversity of backgrounds, experience and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and inspiring work environment.

We are building a bolder, supportive, flexible working community.

Converse fosters a culture of belonging and collaboration, not just for students but also for our faculty and staff. Converse employees are parents, caretakers, and community volunteers. We support our employees and respect a life-work balance; this bolsters a community of belonging, positive relationships and allowing our employees to be their best selves.

Our City

Converse University is surrounded by ample after-work entertainment and cultural opportunities, as well as an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants. The Spartanburg community is part of the Upstate's expansive art and music scene. Residents have a variety of local opportunities to flourish personally and professionally. Spartanburg and Greenville are close to both the mountains and beaches and larger cities, including Charlotte, Asheville, Columbia, and Atlanta.

Spartanburg was recently named in the US News and World Report as one of the best cities to live in, and Southern Living recognized the Converse University campus as one of the ‘2020 Most Beautiful Campuses'. Spartanburg has ample outdoor adventures so bring your kayak, bike and hiking boots. Most of all, you'll find a community that will support you, encourage you, and cheer you forward.

Learn more about Spartanburg through the Spartanburg Convention and Visitor Bureau.

WEATHER ALERT UPDATE

Due to the potential for hazardous road conditions, Converse will operate remotely on Tuesday, January 18. Check your Converse email for full details.
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