EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Tusculum University employees are guided by our mission and a strong sense of purpose to be good and do good things. We are also Pioneers poised to lead by example and forge pathways through new frontiers. In our pursuits, we support our students, each other, and our community in ways which help everyone engage, find inspiration, enrichment, purpose, and fulfillment in their work. Our culture of inclusion enhances our understanding of each other and the world in which we live.

We are dedicated to building a diverse and authentic workplace and we take pride in being an equal employment opportunity, at-will employer. Our current openings are listed below. If you are interested about a particular role, let us know in your application, cover letter, and resume how your experience makes you a good fit.

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.)





Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming

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BRIEF JOB SUMMARY:
Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention, the Coordinator of Residence Life and Programming serves as one of the primary professional contacts for residence life and is responsible for supervision of all residence life student staff and residence life programming. This position will also oversee Pioneer WOW, advise Student Government Association, and serve as the point of contact for registering and maintaining student clubs and organizations. The Coordinator will coordinates with campus constituencies to plan and manage student engagement activities throughout the academic year.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Master’s degree required;
  • Earned educational credentials preferred within (but not limited to) the following disciplines: college student life, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or related fields;
  • Experience in Residence Hall management, student staff supervision, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Experience planning and implementing student engagement programming in a higher education environment required; and
  • Experience working with underrepresented and/or minority student populations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Work collaboratively with the campus community to develop educational programming and/or quality student life programming;
  • Select, supervise, evaluate, and develop all residence hall student staff and Pioneer Peers;
  • Develop and implement training programs for residence hall staff and Pioneer Peers;
  • Serve as the Office of Student Affairs advisor to the Student Government Association (SGA), Tusculum Activities Board (TAB), assist with leadership development for clubs and organizations, and provide guidance in planning student engagement events across each semester;
  • Provide data and metrics for programming to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention;
  • Assist Student Affairs in managing housing matters;
  • Develop, collaborate, and communicate events for the Pioneer Week of Welcome, Homecoming, Pioneer Weekend, Career Fairs and the Lantern Ceremony
  • Assist in carrying out daily Office of Student Affairs functions;
  • Maintain on-call responsibilities during opening, closing, assigned breaks, and throughout the operational year as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention
  • Participate in student pick-up/drop-off shuttle services to and from regional airports
  • Follows academic and other related administrative policies; and
  • Promotes the mission 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make value judgements, which may set new policy.
  • Ability to schedule and organize workflow to meet key deadlines and support effective practices.
  • Ability to exhibit a high degree of tact, energy, and resourcefulness in dealing with a variety of situations and people.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft Office applications, and student information systems.

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.
  • Must be able to walk distances, sit or stand for long periods of time, and climb stairs.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel when necessary between the campuses shown below:Main Campus                    Morristown Campus             Knoxville Campus
    Tusculum University               Tusculum University               Tusculum University
    60 Shiloh Road                        420 West Morris Blvd.            1305 Centerpoint Blvd.
    Greeneville, TN 37743            Morristown, TN 37813            Knoxville, TN 37932

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.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Tusculum University provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.  We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

The above job description supersedes all previous descriptions.  This job description is intended to be a tool to describe the primary purpose of the job and the fundamental duties and responsibilities and is not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, and skills required for this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

How to Apply:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (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


Asst./Assoc. Professor of Psychology

The mission of Tusculum University is to provide an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals.

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DESCRIPTION:

The College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics at Tusculum University is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology.

This is a full-time position. Tusculum faculty are responsible for teaching a minimum of 12 credits in each of the fall and spring semesters, advising, service, scholarship, and professional development. . While Tusculum University is primarily a teaching institution, faculty are expected to participate in research for promotion. Additionally, 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 University community, and assisting in ensuring program compliance with regulatory and accrediting bodies. Salary is dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be August 2024; 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 or social, though ABD’s will be considered with the recommendation of their PI.  Experience with online teaching and the development of online courses is strongly preferred.  Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer; the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics is particularly interested in applications for this position from underrepresented populations. Tusculum 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 a pre-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 to proof of eligibility to work in the United States as all applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Heather Henson-Ramsey, Dean of the College of Science, Technology, and Mathematics (hhenson-ramsey@tusculum.edu).

Applications are accepted only via email to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn:Psychology Assistant Professor/Associate Professor. A complete application will include a cover letter that contains a summary statement of teaching philosophy, CV, copies of all post-secondary transcripts, the names and contact information of 3-5 references, and a completed Tusculum University application. A link to the application form is near the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities.


Assistant Professor of Art

The mission of Tusculum University is to provide an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals.

We invite you to explore and learn more about Tusculum University’s rich history!

DESCRIPTION:

The Communication & Fine Arts Department at Tusculum University invites applicants for a teaching position in Art & Design. Candidates should be a noted studio artist and be willing to serve as Gallery Director. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners; demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and the creation of culturally-responsive learning environments; and exhibit a mastery of their discipline.

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by March 18, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Materials received after this date will not be accepted.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in a studio-based Art & Design discipline. Strong preference will be given to candidates with an MFA or relevant PhD. Candidates must have a mastery of technological competencies and teaching and advising strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies. Teaching experience strongly preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer.

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:

Applications accepted until March 18, 2024.
Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, name and contact information of 3-5 references, and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Art & Design Faculty.


Head Men’s Soccer Coach

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

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of collegiate 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.

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, 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 Soccer Coach

 


Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Tusculum University is excited to welcome applicants for the Assistant Vice President of Admissions position. The AVP admissions, reporting to the Vice-President for Enrollment and Financial Aid provides leadership and supervision to the Office of Admissions. This administrator participates in the day-to-day management of engagement with prospective students through monitoring of time inquiry fulfillment, customer service and organization of daily office responsibilities. Sets goals, expectations, priorities and measures of success; prioritizes and distributes work assignments; provides training opportunities; tracks accountability for goals and outreach efforts. Forecasts and monitors budgetary expenditures. Plans and implements recruitment activities and events for assigned territory, diverse student population, including programs and travel activities.

The mission of Tusculum University is to provide an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals.

We invite you to explore and learn more about Tusculum University’s rich history!

Education/Experience:

  • Masters Degree in College Recruitment, Student counseling, Communications, Education, Business or Public Relations, Sales, Marketing, or other related fields.
  • Prior recruitment experience at a four-year institution.
  • Ability to develop and implement recruitment plans and strategic communications for multiple student populations.
  • Knowledge of financial aid packaging.
  • Knowledge of campus visit process.

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, and a Tusculum University application (accessible at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employmet-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu  Attention: AVP Admissions


Student Account Supervisor

Tusculum University is excited to provide opportunities of growth and development. Situated on a scenic 140-acre campus in Greeneville, Tennessee, we are currently seeking an Student Account Supervisor responsible for the management and operational control of all functions of student account receivables, cash management, cashiering operations, and 1098T reporting. This position requires a strong imitative and consistently dependable judgment in assuring compliance with Federal Regulations and State laws as well as University politics while governing the confidential financial information of students.

The mission of Tusculum University is to provide an active and experiential education within a caring Christian environment to inspire civic engagement, enrich personal lives, and equip career-ready professionals.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Accounting or Banking.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ accounting, customer accounts management or related profession. Knowledge and experience in a higher education setting preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft word and excel preferred

Perks/Benefits: What we love about this job!

  • Flexible work hours
  • Access to TU Athletic Events, Fine Arts, etc.
  • Access to on campus Wellness Center
  • Pioneer Partner Discount Card 
  • Supportive work environment
  • Make a difference in the lives of Tusculum University students
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life insurance, etc.
  • Tuition Remission & Tuition Exchange Programs

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, and a Tusculum University application (accessible at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employmet-opportunities) electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu  Attention: Student Account Supervisor


Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Retention

Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention. This position will be responsible for oversight of areas providing support to students and will be responsible for coordinating efforts across the University and in the community pertaining to student retention, success, and engagement as well as supporting the President in collaborative leadership of the Office of Student Persistence and Engagement, and Student Support Services.

This position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Doctoral degree preferred;
  • At least five years of experience in private higher education student life, student development theory and best practice;
  • A successful record of significant project completion in assessment and accreditation preferred;
  • Demonstrated administrative leadership experience in areas related to student success;

HOW TO APPLY:

Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV electronically to turesume@tusculum.edu Attn: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Retention.


Accounting Analyst

DESCRIPTION:

Tusculum University is currently seeking applicants for a part-time Accounting Analyst.  This position will report to the CFO and is responsible for performing a variety of specialized and complex record-keeping duties associated with the processing, audit, and analysis of accounting transactions. The ideal candidate will be able to prepare financial reports including ad-hoc reports needed for operational and strategic decision-making,  analyze financial activities, and research audit requests.

The position will remain open until filled.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; accounting preferred.
  • Five (or more) years of relevant professional accounting experience.
  • Ability to perform standard accounting procedures
  • Strong reconciliations, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, computer literacy, excellent customer service, and organizational skills
  • Experience in higher education 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: Analyst


Enrollment Representative

Tusculum University has an exciting opportunity. Situated on a scenic 140-acre campus in Greeneville, Tennessee, we are currently seeking an enrollment representative to help develop recruitment strategies for traditional undergraduate students.  Positions work with athletes and non-athlete students. Reporting to the Director of Traditional Recruitment, enrollment representatives organize and implement recruitment strategies that generate prospects and lead to enrollment for a variety of student populations; including high school and dual enrollment 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.  Candidates should be able to develop and foster positive relationships while representing the University in a professional manner at all times. 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 may include travel to the surrounding region.  Please note that overnight travel is necessary, especially during high recruitment periods in the fall and spring so candidates will be expected to perform unofficial transcript requests, and maintain accurate travel logs and expense reports. 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, and a 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


Adjunct Faculty Pool

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.

 

To help augment instructional needs, Tusculum University maintains an Adjunct Faculty Pool comprised of highly qualified and motivated individuals to teach temporary, part-time classes on a course-by-course basis.  According to instructional needs, teaching may be on campus and/or online, graduate and/or undergraduate.   We are actively seeking adjunct faculty candidates for assignments in:

 

  • College of Business

 

  • College of Civics & Liberal Arts
    • English

 

  • College of Education
    • Literacy

 

  • College of Science, Technology & Mathematics
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Chemistry
    • Math or Computer Science
    • Natural Science

 

Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree preferred or Master’s degree with significant teaching experience within the professional discipline.

 

  • Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners.

 

How does the Adjunct Instructor Pool Work?

  • Applicants can forward their vita/resume along with a cover letter indicating the teaching area(s) where they are credentialed.   turesume@tusculum.edu

 

  • Academic Deans will review submissions and contact candidates based on interest and need.

 

  • As part of any on-going assessment, candidates may be asked to complete a TU application, provide college transcripts, references, and submit standard releases.