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Current employment opportunities, including job descriptions, position requirements, and how to apply are listed below.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Tusculum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. The College prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, the College takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

The Annual Tusculum College Security and Disclosure Report contains a variety of helpful and informative material and per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, is currently available upon request from the Campus Safety Office, or the Office of Student Affairs (Niswonger Commons 222 & 223), or online at the following address:
http://web.tusculum.edu/life/pdf/CampusSecurityandDisclosuresReport.pdf

An application for employment is available for download. The application may be filled out and submitted to the Office of Human Resources for the employment opportunities listed below. Certain employment opportunities may require the applicant to submit additional materials (e.g., Curriculum Vitae, letters of recommendation, etc.)



Math Education Adjunct

Posted: 12/01/16

 DESCRIPTION:

The Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program of Tusculum College seeks qualified adjunct faculty in Math Education, particularly focused on teaching elementary (K-5) mathematics methods to graduate and undergraduate preservice teachers.  GPS offers non-traditional, accelerated, adult-oriented classes. Most classes meet nightly once a week for eight weeks with an online or learning team component; the courses involved are offered at the Knoxville and Morristown campuses.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have a terminal degree with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics education or a related discipline. The qualified applicant will have experience teaching mathematics using manipulatives with a focus on developing deep understanding of mathematical concepts. Prior experience with adult students is preferred as well as experience teaching web-enhanced courses using an on-line course delivery system. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to travel to both the Knoxville and Morristown sites, but those limited to Knoxville will receive full consideration.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Tusculum College Human Resources, Attn: Math Education Adjunct, 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.

Enrollment Representative – Knoxville Center

Posted: 11/30/16

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking applications for an Enrollment Representative at the Knoxville Center. The primary responsibility of this position is to educate prospective students about Tusculum College and its programs. Candidates are required to develop a rapport with a variety of other constituents including business, faculty, TC staff, alumni, and current students. Travel will be extensive and on an “as needed” basis to local businesses, schools, career fairs, and expositions East Tennessee and surrounding borders. Other duties include significant phone counseling, reviewing applications, interviewing, and assisting with recruitment related events. Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree is required. Prior recruitment and/or marketing experience preferred. Effective oral, listening, and written communication skills, an outgoing personality, customer service skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, a flexible attitude, and a willingness to work frequent evenings and weekends as needed. This position covers a wide range of responsibilities and requires a strong work ethic to be successful. Strong computer skills and an excellent driving record are also required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Enrollment Representative-Knoxville Center Search, P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743, or email at: 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.

Facilities Management Supervisor of Warehousing & Inventory

Posted: 12/1/16

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking applications for a Facilities Management Supervisor of Warehousing and Inventory. The successful applicant must possess a strong understanding of sourcing and procurement standards in addition to experience with electronic tracking systems, the ability to perform research and cost analysis, generate reports, and develop processes for greater efficiency and tracking. In addition to management of all warehousing and inventory, the individual will supervise a comprehensive program that includes housekeeping, building maintenance, grounds, and skilled trades to ensure the maintenance of buildings, grounds, administrative buildings, athletic facilities, staff and residential housing, and other institutional buildings. This position participates in campus planning for new construction, renovations and campus upkeep. Qualifications include five years’ experience in a supervisory position, strong organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task and work independently and collaboratively.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Qualified candidate must possess five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory position. Must be computer literate with excellent written and oral communication skills, strong organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task and work independently and collaboratively. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are also required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a current resume to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Facilities Management Supervisor Search, P.O.   Box   5093,   Greeneville,   TN   37743   or   email 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 of Information Technology

Posted: 11/30/16

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Business and Technology at Tusculum College invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Technology. This is a full time faculty position primarily focused at our Greeneville Tennessee main campus location. The position will be working in both computer science and information technology programs. Tusculum College provides a liberal arts education in a Judeo-Christian and civic arts environment, with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement. Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence.  Tusculum faculty are also expected to advise students, work with adjunct faculty, serve on college committees, participate in curriculum/program  development and assessment, serve the local community, and promote the mission of the College and School across all stakeholders. This position will also be expected to help promote and build current and new programs. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or evidence of completion prior to start date. Consideration will be given to candidates holding a Master’s degree with evidence of excellent teaching experience. Academic credentials to teach additional business disciplines, experience with online teaching and development of online courses, and professional experience outside academics are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and a teaching philosophy electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Technology 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). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Posted: 11/30/16

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Business and Technology at Tusculum College invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting. This is a full time faculty position primarily focused at our Greeneville, Tennessee main campus location. Tusculum College provides a liberal arts education in a Judeo-Christian and civic arts environment, with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement. The School of Business offers four distinct programs, B.A. in Business Administration for traditional residential students, B.S. in Business Administration and B.S. in Management for nontraditional students, and an MBA graduate program.  The last three programs are delivered across multiple sites.  Tusculum College is planning to add additional graduate programs in the School of Business.  Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence.  Tusculum faculty are also expected to advise students, work with adjunct faculty, serve on college committees, participate in curriculum/program development and assessment, serve the local community, and promote the mission of the College and School across all stakeholders. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Accounting, or verification of completion prior to the start date, with evidence of excellent teaching experience. Academic credentials to teach additional business disciplines, experience with online teaching and development of online courses, and professional experience outside academics are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and a teaching philosophy electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting 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). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

Posted: 11/30/16

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Business and Technology at Tusculum College invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Management. This is a full time faculty position primarily focused at our Greeneville Tennessee main campus location, with primary responsibilities in the School of Business and Technology evening programs. Tusculum College provides a liberal arts education in a Judeo-Christian and civic arts environment, with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement. The School of Business offers four distinct programs, B.A. in Business Administration for traditional residential students, B.S. in Business Administration and B.S. in Management for nontraditional students, and an MBA graduate program.  The last three programs are delivered across multiple sites.   Tusculum College is planning to add additional graduate programs in the School of Business.  Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence.  Tusculum faculty are also expected to advise students, work with adjunct faculty, serve on college committees, participate in curriculum/program  development and assessment, serve the local community, and promote the mission of the College and School across all stakeholders. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Management, or verification of completion prior to the start date, with evidence of excellent teaching experience. Academic credentials to teach additional business disciplines, experience with online teaching and development of online courses, and professional experience outside academics are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and a teaching philosophy electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Management 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). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Assistant Professor of American History

Posted: 11/11/16

DESCRIPTION:

The Department of History and Museum Studies at Tusculum College invites applicants for a full-time teaching position in American History from the colonial era through the nineteenth-century. In addition to survey and upper-division courses in American history, duties will involve directing senior theses, participation in departmental initiatives, and involvement in the department’s student organization. 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; technology competencies as well as teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacy’s; the use of resources that prepare students for productive lives; experience using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities 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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants should have earned a doctorate or anticipate completing a Ph.D. in history by July 2017. Successful applicants will demonstrate enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and mentoring, and have a commitment to ongoing professional development and scholarship.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and a teaching philosophy electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor of American History 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.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Posted: 11/10/16

DESCRIPTION: 

The Natural Sciences Department at Tusculum College invites applicants for a full-time teaching position in Chemistry or a related area. 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; technology competencies as well as teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacy’s; the use of resources that prepare students for productive lives; experience using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities 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 August 2017; therefore, the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in chemistry or in a related area, previous job and/or teaching experience in the field is preferred and demonstrated undergraduate research experience.  The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with other members of the Division of Natural Science and Mathematics to ensure student success. Candidates must show an interest in contributing to an undergraduate research program and have experience with online teaching and the development of online courses.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three references with contact information to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor of Chemistry 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) 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 Vice President of Academic Affairs for Graduate and Professional Studies

Tusculum College (TC), the first college in Tennessee, located on a scenic 140-acre campus in the Great Smoky Mountains region of Greeneville with campuses in Knoxville and Morristown, invites nominations and applications for the position of Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs for Graduate and Professional Studies (AVPAA-GPS). TC has a residential population of 985 students representing 29 states and 17 foreign countries, and an additional 650 adult undergraduates and 200 graduate students enrolled in programs designed for working adults. The AVPAA-GPS is responsible for the oversight of the operations of the Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program, including delivery of instruction and support services and facilities at all off-site locations. The AVPAA-GPS reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and participates with the Cabinet as a member of the Academic Leadership Council. The AVPAA works collaboratively with the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Marketing to assure GPS programs are fully enrolled and aggressively marketed to meet revenue goals.

 Key Opportunities and Qualifications

The AVPAA-GPS joins Tusculum College at a dynamic and vibrant time in its 222-year history of innovation in higher education. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and trustees share a palpable passion about Tusculum continuing as an exemplary student-centered and civic-engagement oriented liberal arts college at its Residential Campus, a leader in graduate and professional studies at its Knoxville, Morristown and Greeneville campuses, and a model for uniting adult graduate and professional programs with traditional undergraduate programs. TC students are engaging and endearing; the faculty and staff are incredibly dedicated and talented; the alumni see great potential for their alma mater; a capital campaign, Tusculum First, is on schedule to surpass its $25 million goal on June 30, 2017; the town of Greeneville is pleased with the emphasis on civic arts; and the Board of Trustees is providing wise governance and financial support. The statement repeated often in the listening sessions was, “The GPS program is poised for greatness, creating a tremendous opportunity for the new AVPAA-GPS to work with dedicated faculty and staff and have a significant and lasting impact on the College and its adult students.”

The ideal AVPAA-GPS candidate will have a proven record of success in the teaching and administration of undergraduate and graduate adult students; expertise in designing and implementing new graduate and professional programs of study; understanding of marketing and financial aid modeling; and managerial acumen including hiring, training, mentoring and inspiring GPS faculty and staff. In addition, the AVPAA-GPS will have an open and collegial management style; strategic mindset; outstanding communication skills; a strong commitment to the liberal arts tradition and the ability to communicate the unique benefits of Tusculum College and its GPS programs. Five or more years of successful experience in leading graduate and professional programs for working adults and a terminal degree are required. The TC community welcomes an AVAA-GPS who demonstrates integrity and authenticity, articulates with passion and persuasiveness the distinct mission and vision of the College, and champion’s creativity and accountability in the graduate and professional studies operation.

 Application Process

  • Nominations and confidential inquiries should be directed to search consultant, Dr. Peter T. Mitchell, Proactive Transition Management by e-mail peter@ptm.bz or phone 843-325-0983.
  • A prospectus describing the position, Tusculum College, the key results of the Listening Sessions, and the Greeneville community can be found at www.tusculum.edu/AVPAAGPS_search.
  • Electronic submission of all application materials is required; materials may be submitted in confidence to the following secure email address:  AVPAAGPS@tusculum.edu, and should include a letter of application, CV, list of five references, and a concise statement of qualifications in reference to the Key Opportunities and Qualifications listed above.
  • Candidates will be evaluated as soon as their application is received.   The search will be confidential and references will not be contacted until the applicant is notified.  Applicants who apply before November 23, 2016 will receive full consideration. To ensure a start date on or before January 17, 2017, the following key dates have been established:
    • Video Interviews with 5-7 semifinalists will be scheduled for November 29 – December 2, 2016
    • Campus interviews with 3-4 finalists will be scheduled between December 5-9, 2016
    • The President expects to select the AVPAA by December 12, 2016 and finalize a letter of appointment shortly thereafter

 Proactive Transition Management

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Healthcare Management

Posted: 10/19/2016

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Business and Technology at Tusculum College invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Healthcare Management. This is a full time faculty position primarily focused at our Greeneville Tennessee main campus location. Tusculum College provides a liberal arts education in a Judeo-Christian and civic arts environment, with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement. The School of Business offers four distinct programs, B.A. in Business Administration for traditional residential students, B.S. in Business Administration and B.S. in Management for nontraditional students, and an MBA graduate program. The last three programs are delivered across multiple sites. Bachelor of Science degrees in Healthcare management and Information Technology will begin in fall 2017. Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to teaching excellence.  Tusculum faculty are also expected to advise students, work with adjunct faculty, serve on college committees, participate in curriculum/program  development and assessment, serve the local community, and promote the mission of the College and School across all stakeholders. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Required qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Healthcare Management or a related field, or verification of completion prior to the start date. Evidence of excellent teaching experience, experience with online teaching and development of online courses, program development, and professional experience outside academics are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations, three reference letters, and a teaching philosophy electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu or Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Healthcare Management 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.

Registrar

Posted: 10/13/2016 

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking applications for a full-time Registrar. The Registrar’s position reports to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs.  The Registrar is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Graduate and Professional Studies and Residential College student registration and records, grade processing, graduation certification, athletic eligibility and veteran’s administration.  The Registrar directly supervises six full-time employees, and will support and promote the mission of Tusculum College to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community at large.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s preferred. A minimum of five years experience in a registrar’s office setting is preferred. Experience in student data management systems is required, (Colleague experience preferred). In addition, essential required qualifications include demonstrated experience in student records and systems development and implementation. Candidate must be able to handle multiple responsibilities, adapt to changing technology, possess a strong work ethic, be detail oriented, have strong organizational, supervisory and customer service skills, and be self-motivated. The Registrar must possess the ability to enforce college regulations while working with students, staff, and faculty in a very positive and collaborative way. The successful candidate must also possess   excellent interpersonal skills, planning, time management abilities, and the ability to interpret federal law as it applies to student records, and a devotion to academic tradition.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, current résumé, copies of transcripts, and three references to: Human Resources, Attn: Registrar 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.

Assistant Professor of Talent Development

Posted: 10/11/2016

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College School of Education invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Talent Development (Human Resource Development). 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. 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 June 2017; the review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Required qualifications include a master’s degree in Talent Development, Human Resource Training and Development or related field from an accredited institution, and at least two years teaching experience that includes teaching fully online courses.

Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate degree in Talent Development, Human Resource Training and Development or related field from an accredited institution, experience in online and/or hybrid program development, 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 Professor of Talent Development 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/Associate Professor Education and Chair of Teacher Preparation

Posted: 10/11/2016

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 doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education or related field from an accredited institution, and demonstrated leadership experience and teaching experience in higher education.

Preferred qualifications include 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/Associate Professor of Nursing

Posted: 10/11/16

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences and Human Services at Tusculum College is seeking applications for full-time nursing faculty to teach in the family nurse practitioner 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. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

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

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Nursing Preferred:  Preferred qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Nursing from an accredited institution, teaching experience in family nurse practitioner program that demonstrates excellence in teaching and student success, teaching experience with online and hybrid classes, and experience with regional and programmatic accreditation.   Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; hold certification as a family nurse practitioner, hold current AHA BLS certification, and should successfully clear a criminal background check and drug screening assessments.  

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 and certification as a family nurse practitioner.  Applicants should hold a current and unencumbered registered nurse license, or be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee; hold certification as a family nurse practitioner, 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

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 or Associate Professor of Psychology

Posted: 10/11/16

DESCRIPTION:

The School of Nursing, Health Sciences, and Human Services at Tusculum College is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology to teach at our Knoxville and Morristown, TN sites. This position will teach undergraduate psychology courses, provide advising and address student concerns, and coordinate with the main campus Psychology Program for quality and consistency of the Psychology Program’s offerings. Tusculum College is primarily a teaching institution, and applicants should be committed to student success and excellence in teaching, mentoring and advising students; assisting with development and implementation of program outcomes; using program evaluation data to enhance, modify or revise curriculum and/or improve educational delivery, etc. 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, sharing time and talents with the larger College community, and assisting in ensuring program compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

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

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum qualifications are an earned doctorate degree in Psychology, preferably in any area of experimental, social, or counseling psychology, with three years full-time teaching experience. Experience with online teaching and the development of online courses is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. Submit materials electronically to tcresume@tusculum.edu, or Tusculum College Human Resources, Attn: Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology Knoxville 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.

 

Telecounselors

Posted: 10/04/2016

DESCRIPTION:

The Office of Admission is currently seeking applications for three telecounseling positions that will work evenings 16-20 hours per week. The primary responsibility is to represent Tusculum by contacting prospective students of the College to educate them about scholarship opportunities and other important aspects of the admission process. This position requires the individual to sit for long periods at a time and wear a headset. The hours are Monday –Thursday from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, occasional weekend work may be required.

The anticipated start date is October 17, 2016; review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS

The candidate for this position should have previous office experience and strong data-entry skills with the ability to multi-task. Articulate oral communications skills and customer service skills are mandatory. Candidate must be able to successfully complete phone calls wearing a headset, have good recordkeeping and organizations skills, and advanced knowledge of computer programs and software. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, and be detail oriented. The position requires an individual who has a high level of energy, enthusiasm, professionalism, and a commitment to teamwork.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, current résumé and three references to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Telecounselor Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743, or email tcresume@tusculum.edu

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.

Director of Veteran’s Affairs

Posted: 09/16/2016

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking applications for a Director of Veteran’s Affairs. This position will develop and sustain outreach activities to attract, enroll, and retain veteran students for enrollment at Tusculum College and coordinate the Veteran’s affairs support group programming at all Tusculum College sites. The Director of Veteran’s Affairs will be responsible for fostering and maintaining outreach relations between the College and military institutions, Veterans Associations, and the surrounding Northeast Tennessee community. Provide training for faculty and staff including Green Zone and PTSD, Coordinate veterans’ programming with Tusculum College offices and organizations, organize and facilitate mentoring opportunities specifically for veterans. This position also acts as a liaison between Tusculum students, faculty, staff and veteran/active duty organizations and area post-secondary institution veterans programs. This position also serves as advisor for Tusculum Military Assistance Group (TMAG), and pursues and secures veterans’ affairs funding opportunities for veterans’ programming, as well as, representing Tusculum College as member of East Tennessee Military Affairs Council (ETMAC), and supervising the Veteran’s Administration (VA)-funded work-study participants.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred. Previous United States Armed Forces honorable service is required, and Veterans affairs experience within higher education, governmental, and/or private sector agencies.  Must be able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality, and possess exemplary organizational skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Successful candidates should have excellent written, oral, and public speaking communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter, resume, and three references to: Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Director of Veteran’s Affairs Search, P.O. Box 5093 Greeneville, TN 37743, or email at: 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.

 

Assistant or Associate Professor of the Athletic Training Education Program

Posted: 8/16/16

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of the Athletic Training/Athletic trainer. This is a full-time faculty position with primary responsibilities in teaching athletic training courses and providing athletic trainer duties in the athletic department; service to the College and community; and scholarly/professional development.  Additional responsibilities include academic instruction/supervision of athletic training students and assisting the program director in maintaining compliance with CAATE accreditation standards and providing athletic training duties for athletic.  Faculty members are to be committed to excellence in teaching. Faculty members are expected to contribute toward the good of the College through the maintenance of expertise in the discipline, and sharing time and talents with the larger College community.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from an accredited college or university, current BOC certification, and hold a current and unencumbered license, or be eligible for licensure, as an athletic trainer in the State of Tennessee.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in Athletic Training and prior teaching experience.

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three personal references to Assistant or Associate Professor of the Athletic Training Education Program Search, Human Resources, Tusculum College, PO 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.

 

 

Graduate & Professional Studies Adjunct Faculty

Updated: 05/25/16

The Graduate and Professional Studies program of Tusculum College seeks qualified adjunct faculty for the following teaching positions listed below.  GPS offers non-traditional, accelerated, adult-oriented classes. Most classes meet once a week for six weeks and are offered in the evening or on the weekends in upper East Tennessee.  Prior experience with adult students is preferred as well as experience teaching web-enhanced courses using an on-line course delivery system. 

Master of Arts in Education Programs –  Curriculum & Instruction and MAT – Terminal degree and at least 18 graduate hours in Education, Special Education, Reading, English, Science, Math or Art and experience in an Elementary or Secondary Education classroom.   

Other opportunities include: 

Master’s degree or Terminal degree (preferred) with 18 graduate hours in:

Northeast Region (Greeneville, Morristown) Southeast Region (Knoxville)
Biology Biology
English English
Mathematics Psychology
Nursing, Clinical Supervisors Mathematics
Environmental Science Environmental Science
Psychology Political Science/Political Traditions
Sociology Religion
Art History Art History
Introduction to Art Introduction to Art
Speech Speech
Religion Music
Music History
History Accounting
Anatomy (Greeneville Campus ) Management
Physiology (Greeneville Campus )
Microbiology (Greeneville Campus )

Send a letter of application with current resume/vita and unofficial graduate transcripts to: Tusculum College,  Attn: Adjunct Faculty Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743, or email to tcresume@tusculum.edu.*Note: Please indicate the SPECIFIC adjunct position and region you are applying for. If you do not specify the adjunct position and region that you are applying for, your resume will not be reviewed.HOW TO APPLY:

These positions are 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.