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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing Comments Off

Posted: 01/20/17

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services at Tusculum College is seeking applications for a full-time nursing faculty member for the undergraduate nursing program beginning August 2017.  Applicants should be committed to student success and excellence in teaching. Additional duties include mentoring and advising students; assisting with development and implementation of program outcomes; using program evaluation data to enhance, modify or revise curriculum; promoting effective relationships with clinical affiliates; and serving on College and program committees. Faculty is expected to engage in and contribute toward the good of the College and its community through the maintenance of expertise in the discipline and by sharing time and talents with the larger College community.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Nursing Preferred:  Preferred qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Nursing, or a related field, from an accredited institution, three years full-time college teaching experience that demonstrates excellence in teaching and student success, teaching experience with online and hybrid classes, and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation.   If applicant holds a doctorate in related field, master’s degree must be in nursing.

 

Nursing Minimum:  Minimum qualifications are an earned Master’s Degree in Nursing with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in nursing from an accredited college or university.  Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; hold current AHA BLS certification, and should successfully clear a criminal background check and drug screening assessments.  If applicants hold a master’s degree in nursing, he/she should be willing to continue their education by earning a doctorate in nursing.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three reference letters. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or to Tusculum College Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743    EOE/ E-Verify

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Facilities Management Level III Comments Off

Posted: 01/13/17

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is accepting applications for a Facilities Management Level III.  This position reports to Director of Facilities Management.  The successful applicant must be capable of performing a variety of semi-skilled and skilled duties in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, electrical, construction, painting, and installation. This position inspects, maintains and repairs the college’s building structures and fixtures for administrative buildings, athletic facilities, staff housing, residential housing, and other institutional buildings for efficient operations.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

One to three years experience in a maintenance position and/or training in the above specialties and responsibilities.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Driver License, and have a good driving record. May have a combination of education and experience.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, current resume and three references to:  Human Resources, Attn:  Facilities Management III Search, Tusculum College, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or e-mail tcresume@tusculum.edu.  EOE/E-Verify

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Financial Aid Support Coordinator Comments Off

Posted: 1/10/17

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Financial Aid Support Coordinator. This position is responsible for all financial aid administrative tasks including, but not limited to, analyzing eligibility, awarding, file verification preparation, document tracking, communication workflows, ISIR review, file organization and auditing, and all other non­ counseling financial aid tasks. The Support Coordinator will assist with various internal, athletic, federal and state reconciliation and/or certification efforts, processing of origination and disbursement records, daily file imports and exports, event preparation, and coordination of communication outreach efforts. Works in a proactive manner and utilizes problem solving skills to promote accurate and timely processing of aid while maintaining mandatory compliance with internal policies, as well as, state and federal guidelines and laws. Coordinator provides the necessary counseling support to students and their families on how to cover the costs for  a Tusculum  College  education, including  all  sources  of  assistance  and  the  delivery  system  for financial aid. This is a full time position supportive of enrollment growth for traditional aged and adult students on the Greeneville campus, and two approved off-site locations in Knoxville and Morristown. This position requires attention to detail, mathematical aptitude, and strong coordination and communication with various offices including the Business Office, Registrar, and Athletics. Requires a genuine commitment to providing excellent customer service, be a team player and the ability and willingness to travel to each of the off-sites for student outreach events. Some evening and weekend work will be required as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree is preferred; however, an equivalent combination of education, experience or training in financial aid or higher education can be substituted for the bachelor’s degree. Applicants must possess effective interpersonal, oral, listening, and written communication skills; an outgoing personality; the ability to work independently and as part of a team; a flexible attitude; professionalism, customer service skills, a willingness to travel, work evenings and weekends as needed. This comprehensive position requires experience coordinating multiple projects, a strong work ethic and excellent time management skills to be successful. Extensive knowledge of databases, Microsoft Office, and analytical and problem solving skills are also required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and current resume to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Financial  Aid Support Coordinator Search, P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743, or email materials to:  tcresume@tusculum.edu EOE/E-Verify

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant/Associate Professor Education and Chair of Teacher Preparation Comments Off

Posted: 10/11/2016
Updated 1/10/17

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College School of Education invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Education and Chair of Teacher Preparation. This is a full-time position that combines leadership of the Teacher Preparation Department and teaching at the College’s main campus in Greeneville, TN and the other off-site locations in Knoxville, and Morristown. As leader of the teacher preparation academic programs, the Department Chair is responsible for the overall direction of the programs.  Attuned to the institutional and societal contexts affecting current and potential programs within the unit, the Department Chair coordinates and motivates the efforts of program coordinators and faculty to respond creatively to these contexts.  The Chair ensures the effective implementation of the department’s goals through allocation and management of resources, appropriate initiatives for external funding, and evaluation of the quality of programs and related services.  The Chair schedules and presides over regular meetings of faculty teaching in the department and programs associated with the department.  The Department Chair is responsible for coordinating activities by members of the faculty to promote student recruitment and retention.

The Department Chair works with the Dean to coordinate the use of budgeted funds to ensure appropriate staffing within the department (e.g., balance of full-time, part-time, and overload) and provide information regarding areas within the department that requires additional staffing.  The Chair coordinates course offerings within the department to meet the instructional needs of the department as well as ensure the course offerings are scheduled in a manner that benefits students completing programs.

The Department Chair ensures that department and program planning is consistent with the missions of the institution and the School of Education and evaluates the assessment efforts of the department and programs to ensure that results yield meaningful information which is used in ongoing planning.  The Department Chair works closely with the Dean and faculty in recommending and implementing program improvements.

In addition to Chair responsibilities, this position will be responsible for developing and teaching face-to-face and online courses for traditional aged and adult students. Some of the classes will be taught in the evening for the Professional Studies Adult Education program. Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence. Faculty members are expected to advise students, serve on college committees and participate in curriculum/program development and assessment. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The preferred start date is January 2017, but applicants who cannot start until summer 2017 are still encouraged to apply; the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Required qualifications are an earned master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, Education, or related field from an accredited institution and demonstrated leadership experience and teaching experience in higher education.

Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, Education, or related field from an accredited institution; a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Special Education, Reading/Language Arts, or Research Methods; experience developing and teaching online courses; past department chair experience; experience in program assessment; and three years full time college teaching experience that demonstrates excellence in teaching.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, a brief statement of teaching and leadership philosophies, a CV, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and complete contact information for at least five references. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Tusculum College Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Education and Chair of Teacher Preparation Search, Tusculum College, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 EOE / E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Sports Studies Comments Off

Posted: 01/09/17

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College School of Education invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Sports Studies. This is a full-time position that will be teaching at the College’s main campus in Greeneville, TN and the other off-site locations in Knoxville, and Morristown. Possible courses to be taught include a variety of physical education theory courses including Motor Development, Motor Learning, Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Foundations of Physical Fitness and Wellness; Physical Education Methods Courses; Coaching Courses; and a variety of physical education activity courses. This position will be responsible for developing and teaching face-to-face and online courses for traditional aged and adult students. Some of the classes will be taught in the evening for the Professional Studies Adult Education program. Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence. Faculty members are expected to advise students, serve on college committees and participate in curriculum/program development and assessment. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be Fall 2017; the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

A Doctoral Degree in Physical Education or related Sport Studies field is preferred. Candidates with a background in teaching physical education are preferred. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching. Faculty are expected to contribute toward the good of the College through the maintenance of expertise in the discipline and by sharing time and talents with the larger College community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor ofPhysical Education and Sports Studies Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 EOE / E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 

Facilities Management II Comments Off

Posted: 01/06/17

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is taking applications for Facilities Management II.  This position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining College grounds, athletic fields and facilities, administrative buildings, staff and residential housing, and other institutional buildings.  Candidates must be able to walk extended distances and lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Drivers License, and have a minimum of two years experience cleaning and maintaining buildings and grounds Candidate must be able to withstand exposure to hot/cold temperatures and outside weather conditions, and must be flexible with schedule in order to cover events/activities, emergencies, etc.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, current resume’ and three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Facilities Management II Search, Tusculum College, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or email tcresume@tusculum.edu. EOE/E-Verify

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 

Student Life Coordinator Comments Off

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking a dynamic full-time professional to join our team as a Student Life Coordinator.  This position will report to the Associate Dean of Students and provide vision, strategic direction and supervision for the Department’s Life and Orientation programs. We seek an individual who can translate a keen understanding of current student development philosophy into effective programs, interventions and mentoring of students.  At Tusculum, we are re-imagining our student life programs and the person assuming this position will play an integral and creative role in this effort. Central to our efforts is the intention to create and facilitate distinctive, engaging conditions throughout the residential campus that intentionally increases a student’s capacity for cognitive, interpersonal, and intrapersonal complexity in ways that are distinctive to a Tusculum education.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s is preferred. The successful candidate will be creative, thoughtful, and able to manage multiple priorities, projects, and initiatives, through a twelve-month live-in position in a tightly integrated team environment. The successful candidate will be able to reside in on-campus housing to support environmental management and emergency on-call roles.  Applicants must have a working knowledge of the theory and practice of student affairs management in a liberal arts college and of modern principles and practices of counseling and assessment with the ability to develop and implement short and long-range plans to meet department needs and goals.  Applicants must also have a strong ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and to the general public.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to: Student Life Coordinator Search, Tusculum College Human Resources, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743, or email materials to: tcresume@tusculum.edu. EOE/E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Comments Off

Posted: 12/12/16

DESCRIPTION:

The Civic Studies Department at Tusculum College invites applicants for a visiting teaching position in Criminal Justice. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners. Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline; a deep commitment to the College mission of providing a liberal arts education with pathways for career preparation, personal development, and civic engagement; technological competencies; teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; effective usages of resources that prepare students for productive lives; and using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities likely to include advising students, committee work, and departmental duties. Tusculum College places special importance on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success. All schedules require office hours and some may require evening and/or weekend hours. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be Fall 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in Criminal Justice and previous job and/or teaching experience in the field.  The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other members of the Civic Studies Department to ensure student success. Preferably, candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, have demonstrated advising of undergraduate research, and have experience in the development of online courses.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or email tcresume@tusculum.edu. EOE/E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of Art & Design (Visual Communications Design) Comments Off

Posted: 12/12/16

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for Assistant Professor of Art & Design (Visual Communications Design). Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in Graphic Design, including web design and publication design, and in Digital Media, including 3D sculpting and modeling. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners. Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline; a deep commitment to the College mission of providing a liberal arts education with pathways for career preparation, personal development, and civic engagement; technological competencies; teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; effective usages of resources that prepare students for productive lives; and using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities likely to include advising students, committee work, and departmental duties. Tusculum College places special importance on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success. All schedules require office hours and some may require evening and/or weekend hours. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be Fall 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must hold an appropriate terminal degree (e.g. M.F.A in Graphic Design or Digital Media) and previous job and/or teaching experience in the field. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other members of the Fine & Performing Arts Department to ensure student success. Preferably, candidates will have documentable success in advising undergraduate scholarship and have experience in the development of online courses.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor of Art & Design Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or email tcresume@tusculum.edu. EOE/E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of Sociology Comments Off

Posted: 12/12/16

DESCRIPTION:

The Civic Studies Department at Tusculum College invites applicants for a teaching position in Sociology. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners. Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline; a deep commitment to the College mission of providing a liberal arts education with pathways for career preparation, personal development, and civic engagement; technological competencies; teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; effective usages of resources that prepare students for productive lives; and using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities are likely to include advising students, committee work, and departmental duties. Tusculum College places special importance on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success. All schedules require office hours and some may require evening and/or weekend hours. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be Fall 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in Sociology and previous job and/or teaching experience in the field.  The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other members of the Civic Studies Department to ensure student success. Preferably, candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Sociology, have demonstrated advising of undergraduate research, and have experience in the development of online courses.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor of Sociology Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or email tcresume@tusculum.edu. EOE/E-Verify

All employment is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.