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 University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. The University 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 University 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 University 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.)




Campus Safety Officer – Part-time

Posted: 09/24/2021

DESCRIPTION
Tusculum University is seeking applications for part-time Campus Safety Officers. Responsibilities include working to assure safety and welfare of students, staff, faculty, invitees, and visitors on campus property, in campus facilities, and at institutional events by enforcing campus policies and regulations as set forth by the College. The position will serve as the primary emergency response personnel and information contact for the campus. Works with other professional staff assigned to Campus Safety program during shift and liaises with the other campus entities having a role in campus management (e.g. student life, facilities management, technical support, etc.). Support educational outreach in the areas of safety and welfare.

Will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
• High school diploma or equivalent education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to carry out said job duties
• Valid Tennessee driver’s license required
• Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Possession of a current State of Tennessee Security license (or eligibility for licensure)
• Previous security experience, or related guard, police officer or military background preferred.
• CPR and First Aid training preferred
• Ability to express oneself employing good English-language skills for oral communication and writing daily reports
• Ability to read and interpret printed information
• Calm demeanor that can be maintained in emergency situations
• The ability to accurately recall events or certain situations for proceedings
• Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Campus Safety Officer – Part-time


Campus Safety Officer – Full-time

Posted: 09/24/2021

DESCRIPTION
Tusculum Univercity is seeking applications for full-time Campus Safety Officers. Responsibilities include working to assure safety and welfare of students, staff, faculty, invitees, and visitors on campus property, in campus facilities, and at institutional events by enforcing campus policies and regulations as set forth by the College. The position will serve as the primary emergency response personnel and information contact for the campus. Works with other professional staff assigned to Campus Safety program during shift and liaises with the other campus entities having a role in campus management (e.g. student life, facilities management, technical support, etc.). Support educational outreach in the areas of safety and welfare.

Will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
• High school diploma or equivalent education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to carry out said job duties
• Valid Tennessee driver’s license required
• Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays
• Possession of a current State of Tennessee Security license (or eligibility for licensure)
• Previous security experience, or related guard, police officer or military background preferred.
• CPR and First Aid training preferred
• Ability to express oneself employing good English-language skills for oral communication and writing daily reports
• Ability to read and interpret printed information
• Calm demeanor that can be maintained in emergency situations
• The ability to accurately recall events or certain situations for proceedings
• Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Campus Safety Officer – Full-time


Dean of the College of Nursing

Posted: 09/14/2021

DESCRIPTION:

The College of Nursing at Tusculum University is doing a nationwide search to identify an innovative, forward thinking, strategic leader to advance the college and institution in its next growth phase. New leadership at the board, presidential, and provost levels has reaffirmed Tusculum University’s path forward in its new Mission Statement:
‘Building on a rich Presbyterian heritage and a pioneering spirit, Tusculum University provides an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire Civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals.’
The new Dean of the College of Nursing will have the opportunity to align nursing faculty, staff, students and programs behind this mission in its next phase of growth.

This position will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

• An earned doctorate degree in nursing or a related field from an accredited institution. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree with a major in nursing from an accredited college or university and three years’ experience of full-time teaching and/or administrative positions in an approved college of professional nursing.
• Five years of successful nursing practice and administrative/teaching experience with demonstrated knowledge and experience in curriculum development and evaluation; test construction and analysis; clinical contract negotiation; grant writing and the promotion of faculty development in teaching, scholarship and service.
• Current licensure or license eligibility as a registered nurse in Tennessee.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.
This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application (This forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Dean of the College of Nursing


Director of Financial Aid

Posted: 09/08/2021

DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Financial Aid provides leadership direction, and coordination of the Office of Financial Aid. This role is responsible for developing a comprehensive vision and strategy for financial aid operations. The Director will provide leadership for on and off site locations, creating an environment of consistency, accuracy and excellent customer service.

Compliance with internal policies, state and federal guidelines and laws mandatory. The position requires strong coordination and communication with the Vice President for Enrollment Management, Director of Finance, Director of Financial Services, Registrar, and Information Systems.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

• MBA or Master’s degree preferred;
• Bachelor’s degree required;
• Significant experience in progressively responsible positions in higher education financial aid, including work with federal, state, and local sources of aid required;
• An effective, balanced, and collaborative leadership style that combines a capacity for strategic vision with technical experience in financial aid;
• Demonstrated understanding of the admissions process and retention policy;
• Experience using ERM and/or CRM (Anthology Student, Anthology CRM a plus); and
• Valid driver license and reliable transportation, in order to travel between Greeneville campus and education centers.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Director of Financial Aid


Head Coach – Men’s Lacrosse

Posted: 08/26/2021

DESCRIPTION:
Tusculum University, a member of the NCAA Division II and the South Atlantic Conference, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Head Coach – Men’s Lacrosse. This position will implement and manage all phases of a competitive Division II program and accordance with NCAA, and Tusculum University regulations.

Will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years’ head coaching experience preferably at an NCAA institution, ability to manage budget, fundraising experience, and a record of success in attracting quality student-athletes in a small college environment.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, resume, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach


Coordinator of Circulation Services

Posted: 08/24/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is accepting applications for a Coordinator of Circulations Services for the Thomas J. Garland Library. This positon reports to the Manager of Circulation Services. The successful applicant must be willing to work night and weekends and be able to work independently, as well as a part of a team. This position will manage the evening shift of the library including supervision student work-study employees. The position provides circulation reference and other library pubic services to faculty, staff, and students.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree require
• Two years’ experience in customer service or related field with a demonstrated competence in computer literacy, including Microsoft Office, email, etc.
• Effective written and oral communications skills required. Must have supervisory skills, and have the ability to learn and demonstrate online databases and automated library systems.
HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Coordinator of Circulation Services


Upward Bound Academic Advisor

Posted: 08/23/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for Upward Bound Academic Advisor serving 9th-12th grade students in surrounding Greene, Hamblen, Washington, and Unicoi Counties. This 12-month, full-time position reports to the Associate Director of Upward Bound and requires some evening and weekend work. The Academic Advisor provides educational and career guidance to high school students as part of the university’s Upward Bound program which is designed to encourage high school and college completion. Duties include identifying, recruiting, and selecting participants; collecting and maintaining data; conducting small group sessions; designing and participating in program activities (some activities require physical exertion); collaboration with school personnel and parents. The Upward Bound Academic Advisor must have a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and 2 years’ work experience in education, social or behavioral sciences, student personnel, or related field; candidates must have knowledge and experience working with disadvantaged students and a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Upward Bound Academic Advisor


Upward Bound Math and Science Specialist

Posted: 08/23/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for Upward Bound Math and Science Specialist serving 9th-12th grade students in surrounding Greene, Hamblen, Washington, and Unicoi Counties. This 12-month, full-time position reports to the Associate Director of Upward Bound and requires some evening and weekend work. The Math and Science Specialist provides educational and career guidance to high school students as part of the university’s Upward Bound program which is designed to encourage high school and college completion. Duties include identifying, recruiting, and selecting participants; collecting and maintaining data; conducting small group sessions; designing and participating in program activities specific to the areas of math and science (some activities require physical exertion); collaboration with school personnel and parents. The Upward Bound Math and Science Specialist must have a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) and 2 years’ work experience in education, social or behavioral sciences, student personnel, or related field; candidates must have knowledge and experience working with disadvantaged students and a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Upward Bound Math and Science Specialist


Admissions Communication Manager

Posted: 08/20/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for Admissions Communication Manager. This position reports to the Director of Admissions Operations and is responsible for communication flow, both established and targeted communications to potential Tusculum University students. This includes managing the communications portion in the current CRM (customer relations manager), as communication types include but not limited to bulk mailing such as post cards, packets, and letters, as well as daily mail and bulk text. Ensure all communications are processed in a consistent and timely fashion using a variety of communication workflows for prospects, inquiries, applicants and accepted students. Submit check request and invoices as needed.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree in college recruitment, student counseling, communications, education, business or public relations sales, marketing, or other related field from a regionally
accredited institution
• Minimum of two years’ experience preferably in university admissions, records, and enrollment management or student recruitment
• Experience with software utilizing bulk emails and text
• Strong computing skills and experience utilizing computing applications and various systems and programs for reports (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite, CRM/SIS and report writing tool,
Google Apps, Spreadsheets, etc.)

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Admissions Communication Manager


Enrollment Representative, Office of Admissions

Posted: 08.02.21

Description:

Tusculum University has exciting opportunities seeking multiple enrollment representatives responsible for developing recruitment strategies for assigned territories, generating interest, inquiries, applications and deposits that lead to achieving enrollment goals. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, enrollment representatives organize and execute daily, weekly and long term activities leading to enrollment for a variety of student populations including high school students, dual enrollment students, adult students and graduate students. Recruitment activities occur at local and regional events such as corporate partnership meetings, college fairs, high school visits, community college visits and other community activities to generate interest in the assigned territory. Local and regional presentations are scheduled to provide information to prospective student groups to explain admissions processes, procedures and other requirements for enrollment. Travel will be required to local schools, businesses, career fairs, and other locations primarily in Tennessee but include travel to the surrounding region. Please note that overnight travel is necessary especially during high recruitment periods in the fall and spring. Some night and weekend work is required.

This position will remain open until filled.

Qualifications & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Prior recruitment and/or marketing experience preferred
• A valid driver’s license is required

How to Apply:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names and contact information for 3 – 5 professional references, the Tusculum University application (accessible at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employmet-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attention: Enrollment Representative, Office of Admissions


Assistant Coach, Men’s Lacrosse

Posted: 07/29/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is a member of the NCAA Division II and the South Atlantic Conference is seeking qualified candidates for an Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time position with benefits. This position will implement and manage all phases of a competitive Division II program in accordance with NCAA. Conference, and Tusculum University regulations.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree required: Master’s degree preferred. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years collegiate lacrosse coaching experience, instruction of lacrosse related skills and strategies to student-athletes, supervise students, provides game management, and adhering to NCAA and conference rules.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, resume, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Assistant Coach, Men’s Lacrosse


Web and Graphic Designer

Posted: 06/25/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University invites applications for a Web and Graphic Designer. The position maintains the university’s affiliated websites within the branding guidelines of the institution, collaborating as needed, with the Department of Information Services. The Web and Graphic Designer also helps, as needed with scheduling and processing of posts for all institution-affiliated social media accounts and with graphic design projects. In addition, this position assists with writing assignments, editing, photography and video.

The Web and Graphic Designer coordinates and collaborates with other members of the office and personnel within the Department of Information Services to assure seamless provision of services to students, faculty and staff of Tusculum University. The Web and Graphic Designer professionally represents Tusculum University on all digital platforms to key business, industry, community leaders and university faculty, staff and administration. This position performs other duties as assigned. Work is performed on campus. This position will report to the Director of Communications and Marketing.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in information technology, communications, marketing, design or related field preferred; equivalent education and/or experience to potentially substitute for these requirements
• One to two years’ experience with increasing responsibility in web content, layout, and design, and graphic design
• Understanding of standard web languages
• Knowledge of W3C Web Standards, ADA and Sections 508 and 504 compliance
• Experience or knowledge of WordPress
• Demonstrated understanding of mobile-first design approach
• Experience in web design integrated into content management systems
• Knowledge of and proficiency with standard graphic design software as well as in-browser design methods
• Experience collaborating with other members of an organization to meet goals and outcomes
• Experience with taking and editing photographs
• Experience creating video content, a plus
• Experience developing virtual tours, a plus

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Web and Graphic Designer


Graduate Assistant for Women’s Soccer

Posted: 06/25/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University, a NCAA Division II institution located in Greeneville, TN seeks qualified applicants for a graduate assistant position with women’s soccer. Responsibilities include assistance with travel, on field coaching, equipment management, and other administrative duties as assigned.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must be able to work well with others, have outstanding communication, strong organizational, verbal, written and computer skills. The individual in this position must continuously be aware and mindful that all activities or actions shall uphold Tusculum University’s core values and commitment to compliance with NCAA, Conference and institutional rules and regulations.

This 12-month position requires a bachelor’s degree and admission to the graduate program in an officially recognized degree program at Tusculum University. This is a non-paying position however will provide tuition and housing.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Submit a cover letter, resume, , the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Graduate Assistant for Women’s Soccer


Staff Accountant

Posted: 06/822/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University seeks qualified candidates for the position of Staff Accountant. This position reports to the Controller and is responsible for processing Federal Work Study payroll, general accounting reconciliations, journal entries, and worksheets. Assist with monitoring purchasing policy and budget spending as well as providing budget reports to budget managers.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

* Associates degree in business administration or accounting required
* Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting preferred
* Three or more years’ experience in accounting/bookkeeping required
* Three or more years’ experience in processing payroll required
* Experience with Microsoft required
* Microsoft D365 F&O Software experience preferred
* Experience in higher education preferred

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Staff Accountant


Student Life Coordinator

Posted: 07/23/21

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University seeks qualified candidates for the position of Student Life Coordinator. This position reports to the Dean of Students and serves as the primary professional contact for residence life and student organizations. The Coordinator manages all para-professionals (Resident Assistants) and is responsible for planning and facilitating para-professional trainings and professional development programming.…This person collaborates with institutional personnel to manage programming data and serves as the primary point of contact to update and maintain contemporary residence life data platforms. The successful candidate will be familiar with best practices in residence life in higher education institutions. The Coordinator supports Resident Assistants and Campus Security, always helping to de-escalate situations; accompanies students who are hospitalized or otherwise in need of serious attention; serves as a liaison between students, parents, and administrative or hospital or other parties in coordinator with RA staff. Coordinator also conducts wellness checks. This position is a “live on” campus position with an included meal plan. Living quarters are a private room with private bath and living room/meeting space for program planning and RA training.

This position will remain open until filled

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree, and a Master’s Degree is desired in the following disciplines, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or related fields. Experience in planning and implementing student engagement programming in higher education environment is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming


Facilities Management II

Posted: 04/30/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is taking applications for Facilities Management II. This position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining university 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.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED and possess a valid Driver’s 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.
Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send cover letter, current resume, three references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Facilities Management Level I


Applications Support Specialist

Posted 04/22/2021

DESCRIPTION

Tusculum University is seeking an experienced Applications Support professional for the Greeneville, TN main campus to provide end-user and administrative support for all enterprise applications in both On Premises and SaaS environments.

The Applications Support Specialist works within a collaborative team in the Tusculum University Department of Information Systems for the purpose of providing support and analysis for enterprise applications. This role assists in the operational maintenance and coordination of all enterprise applications while maintaining appropriate communication with all stakeholder involved. The Applications Support Specialist contributes to process improvement efforts by gathering and analyzing data for both administrative and technical purposes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of troubleshooting and solving customer issues, supporting Enterprise clients, have experience working with Internet Application and Database technologies, as well as networking and identity management. The candidate demonstrates perseverance and is motivated by new challenges and opportunities for growth. The candidate can maintain composure in high-pressure situations and expresses tact and empathy to others with a conscientious attitude. This position reports to the Director of Information Systems.

This position will remain open until filled. 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related technical field / Industry Certification preferred but not required
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as software programmer or similar role
  • Knowledge, understanding of and demonstrated competence, in SQL, MySQL or similar database systems
  • Functional PHP and/or ASP.NET/C# open source development –Linux a must
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills; capable of writing proposals or papers, acting as a vendor liaison, making presentations to customer or client audiences or professional peers, working closely with the administrative team;
  • Possess tact and the art of diplomacy;
  • Strong organizational skills with emphasis on prioritization;
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and completely;
  • Customer service oriented;
  • Excellent analytical, organizational management, and communication skills, both oral, written and electronic;
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective and collaborative relationships with a wide set of constituencies;
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to integrated management

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance as needed for troubleshooting and customer service
  • Ensure technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Perform application configuration and installations
  • Be primary point of contact for Enterprise clients and application vendors such as Ellucian Colleague and Campus Management/Anthology MIS, CRM, Canvas, Raiser’s Edge and associated applications
  • Review, design, code, modify, secure and test reporting programs
  • Work as vendor liaison in providing collaborative support, technical assistance and resolving functional issues
  • Ensure reporting documents and deliverables are complete, current and stored properly
  • Provide input regarding methods to increase operation efficiencies and technical product improvements
  • Maintain and create documentation around technical troubleshooting and best practices
  • Provide operational support for web site and web applications including hardware support for web servers
  • Works collaboratively with Web Master/Marketing Department
  • Works closely with Systems Administrator in provisioning of user accounts and systems maintenance including software, hardware and backups
  • Works collaboratively with all IS staff to insure essential communications and coordination in all areas
  • Promotes the missions of Tusculum University to all faculty, staff, students and community at large

 OTHER DUTIES: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. You may be required to work occasional irregular hours, including some nights and weekends.
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion
  • Communicate effectively
  • Visual and auditory acuity with speaking and hearing Manual dexterity
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to sustain driving during the day and night
  • Ability to follow and execute verbal and written instructions
  • Must be able to walk distances, sit or stand for long periods of time, and climb stairs
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel between campuses
  • Ability to verbally speak and hear
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • HOW TO APPLY:

    Only online applications will be accepted. It is not necessary to contact the campus. No phone calls or agency calls, please. The Hiring Department may contact qualified candidates at any time.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary and  the names of three references or three letters of recommendation, (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu. ATTN: Applications Support Specialist


Facilities Management IV

Posted: 03/02/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is accepting applications for a Facilities Management IV.  This position reports to the Director of Facilities Management.  The successful applicant will have HVAC experience, with HVAC certification a plus.  Preference will be given to the candidate possessing knowledge and experience in several other specialty areas, including electrical plumbing, master carpentry, masonry or other maintenance and construction skilled work on athletic facilities, University building and fixtures, including administrative buildings, staff and residential housing, and other institutional buildings for efficient operations.  Duties include inspecting, performing preventative maintenance troubleshooting, diagnosing issues, repairing, overhauling, new installations and fitting with specialty areas and assist in all other areas.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

Five years’ experience in a maintenance position, EPA universal certification a plus.  Candidate must possess strong organizational and analytical skills along with the ability to multi-task, and possess the ability to work independently and collaboratively.  Must possess a high school diploma or EGED and a valid driver’s license.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send cover letter, current resume, three references, Tusculum University application and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary, (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu ATTN: Facilities Management IV.


Anatomy and Physiology Adjunct Professor

Update Post: 05/06/2021

DESCRIPTION
Tusculum University is hiring adjunct faculty, as of Fall 2021, anatomy and physiology courses. Adjunct faculty are hired per course by the Dean and are responsible for assigned teaching, production of syllabi, attendance requirements, and hosting regular office hours per college policies. Face to face teaching is preferred. Online teaching is negotiable.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by 5:00 p.m. June 4, 2021. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
This position requires at least 18 masters level or higher credits in the discipline. A Master’s PhD, or Professional Doctorate (MD, DO, DVM) is preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (This form can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Anatomy and Physiology – Adjunct Professor


Adjunct Math or Computer Science

Posted: 02/04/2021

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is expanding their adjunct pool in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences within the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics. As we grow, we anticipate need in multiple science disciplines to include mathematics, statistics, and computer science.  The majority of the teaching will be at the lower undergraduate or general education core level.  Adjunct faculty are hired per course by the Dean and are responsible for assigned teaching, production of syllabi, attendance requirements, and hosting regular office hours per college policies.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires at least 18 master level or higher credits in the discipline. A Master’s or PhD degree is preferred.

Tusculum University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications accepted on a rotating basis. Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter (specifying your specific discipline), CV, copies of transcripts, the name and contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary. These two forms can be located on the webpage  https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities. Send these forms electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu , Attn: Adjunct Math or Computer Science


Adjunct for College of Education

Posted: 11/30/2020

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is hiring adjunct faculty, as of Fall 2020, to teach literacy courses.  Adjunct faculty are hired per course by the Dean and are responsible for assigned teaching, production of syllabi, attendance requirements, and hosting regular office hours per college policies.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires at least 18 masters level or higher credits in the discipline.  A Master’s or PhD degree is preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.  Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Adjunct College of Education


Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Posted: 10/27/2020

DESCRIPTION:

The College of Nursing at Tusculum University invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position (online and face-to-face) in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. This position will also serve part-time in the Tusculum University Student Health Clinic. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners.

Instructors are responsible for leveraging their expertise to deliver education services to students by:

  • Implementing the Tusculum University mission and program curricula
  • Teaching didactic and clinical courses in MSN Nurse Practitioner program
  • Supporting student learning and development through coaching and mentoring
  • Contributing to the ongoing development and evaluation of the programs including planning and evaluating specific course offerings
  • Collaborating with graduate nursing faculty to ensure course and program-level quality
  • Providing timely and specific student feedback according to department guidelines
  • Serving in active clinical practice
  • Maintaining current knowledge related to policies, process, and procedures in field of specialty
  • Attending virtual and on-campus meetings as requested

Providers are responsible to perform medical services as a member of a physician-directed health care team specializing in family practice care through:

  • Providing functional supervision of assigned nursing staff
  • Providing outpatient ambulatory care for students
  • Promoting preventive health care
  • Participating in administrative conferences and staff meetings
  • Attending continuing medical education seminars

The anticipated start date is Spring 2021.

Requirements:

Candidates must be a PhD- or DNP-prepared Family Nurse Practitioner with at least 2 years clinical experience as a nurse practitioner and prior teaching experience in a graduate-level program. This is a part-time, temporary position that may require day, evening and/or weekend availability.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

The position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, license verification (if applicable) and credit history (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a fulltime basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. It is not necessary to contact the campus. No phone calls or agency calls, please. All adjunct faculty positions are filled based on course availability and Departmental need. The Hiring Department may contact qualified candidates at any time.  Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three references or three letters of recommendation, Tusculum University application  and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu turesume@tusculum.edu. ATTN: Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner Program.


Adjunct Natural Sciences

Posted: 07/17/2020

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is hiring adjunct faculty, as of Fall 2020, to teach Natural Sciences courses.  Adjunct faculty are hired per course by the Dean and are responsible for assigned teaching, production of syllabi, attendance requirements, and hosting regular office hours per college policies.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires at least 18 masters level or higher credits in the discipline.  A Master’s or PhD degree is preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.  Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a 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. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Adjunct Natural Sciences