Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for adjunct lecturers for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year. Teaching duties will include primarily General Chemistry lab with the possibility of teaching General Chemistry lecture. A minimum of a Master’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering is preferred; however, ABD’s interested in gaining teaching experience are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should also possess demonstrated laboratory skills and chemical waste handling experience.

Review of completed applications will begin May 1 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send (electronically): (1) a letter of application, (2) vitae, (3) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references to: Theresa Kressler (email: takressle@presby.edu).

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Adjunct Physics Instructor

About Presbyterian College:
Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college located in central South Carolina. The compelling purpose of Presbyterian College, as a church-related college, is to develop within the framework of Christian faith the mental, physical, moral, and spiritual capacities of each student in preparation for a lifetime of personal and vocational fulfillment and responsible contribution to our democratic society and the world community.

Job Description:
The selected applicant will teach several courses and/or labs in Physics.

Requirements:
18 successful hours of graduate courses in Physics or related field, PhD preferred with teaching and/or professional experience.

Application Instructions:
Along with a cover letter, please send a current CV and teaching statement to Dr. Chad Rodekohr electronically at clrodekoh@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology: Social Psychology

The Position:  The Department of Psychology at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of psychology beginning fall 2017. The area of expertise is open, although the successful candidate is expected to teach service courses (e.g. introductory psychology), systems and theories of psychology, and some combination of social psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, and/or psychology of religion. Depending on department needs, there may also be the opportunity to teach periodic special topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. While a Ph.D. is preferred, ABD candidates are also encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin on October 10th and will continue until the position is filled.

The assistant professor will teach a 4-3 course load. Research involving students is also encouraged and supported with department and college funds. Faculty are eligible to apply for internal grants supporting research activities, including conference travel, and may work with eligible students to conduct research during the summer via the college’s prestigious Summer Fellows program.

Psychology Department:  The Psychology Department currently consists of 5 full-time faculty positions housed in one of the newer academic facilities on campus with a variety of specialized and general lab spaces, including a small vertebrate lab and observation rooms with two-way mirrors. Faculty members also have access to SPSS for research. Most classrooms provide computer projection and other technical options.

The department offers a rigorous course of study with a 5-course core of methodology and systems required, a mandatory sampling from 3 area groupings (developmental, social/personality/abnormal, and lab courses in experimental content areas), and a variety of electives. Between 25 and 30 psychology majors graduate per year. Details of major requirements and course offerings can be seen on the Psychology Department web site: http://www.presby.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs/psychology-department/ .

Presbyterian College:  Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. The college supports academic freedom and encourages community involvement. Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately 40 minutes from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina. The region offers abundant opportunity for social and recreational activities, including a thriving main street in Greenville, performing arts centers in Greenville and Spartanburg, outstanding hiking and trail biking, numerous lakes for boating, and easy access to Charlotte, North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Application:  Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brooke Spatta, Psychology Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. Electronic submissions are encouraged, and emails should be sent to socialpsych@presby.edu.

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Presbyterian College’s Physician Assistant School

Presbyterian College invites applications for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant to the Director of Presbyterian College’s Physician Assistant School.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day to day operations of the office.
  • Supervising student assistants.
  • Scheduling meetings and conference calls.
  • Collecting and producing materials needed for meetings and conference calls.
  • Making travel arrangements.
  • Managing the Director’s calendar.
  • Handling confidential information.
  • Proofreading materials.
  • Managing special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include but not limited to:

  • Previous administrative assistant experience.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required.
  • Experience in college administration is desirable.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced but collegial office.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

To apply, send a letter of application, a resume and contact information for four professional references to: Office of Human Resources, 503 South Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email resume and reference information to hr@presby.edu

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

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources: Part-Time

Presbyterian College is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources and Title IX. This is a 12 month part time position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Correspondence, filing, event/appointment scheduling and standard day to day office duties.

Successful Candidate would need to have: Solid written and verbal skills as well as excellent telephone demeanor and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and public.  Ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Candidates must have a high school diploma and three to five years office work experience is desirable.

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

 

 

 

Administrative Assistant to Education Department Faculty: Part-Time

Presbyterian College is seeking to fill the position of Part-Time Administrative Assistant to Education Department Faculty. This is a 9-month part-time position (middle of August to the middle of May).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Correspondence, filing, maintaining building room schedules, making travel arrangements, assist with setting up education department events, assist faculty with departmental needs and day to day office procedures.

Successful Candidate would need to have: Solid written and verbal skills as well as excellent telephone demeanor and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and public. Candidates must have a high school diploma and three to five years office work experience is desirable.

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Job Summary: Reports directly to the Vice President of Enrollment. The Director of Marketing is responsible for marketing strategies, development of print and online outreach and image development. The director supervises the daily operations of the marketing and communication area and is deeply engaged with all activities to build best practices. The director supervises a creative director, a communication specialist and a webmaster and brings an innovative approach to the visual representations through advertising, print publications, the institutional website, social networking, and other electronic strategies. The director will be data-driven in developing strategies and ensures tracking of information and trends to measure effectiveness of various marketing approaches in meeting enrollment targets. The Director will engage faculty and staff across campus to better serve the marketing and communications needs of the College. The Director will work closely with the Admissions staff and will coordinate contact and communications with outside consultants, as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement innovative and effective strategies for marketing.
  • Plan and execute strategic advertising campaigns.
  • Demonstrate the highest qualities of professionalism in working with individuals across campus.
  • Develop and implement program-specific marketing plans.
  • Design and maintain marketing methods using all relevant areas of social networking (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.) and other new and emerging technologies to support recruitment efforts.
  • Oversee content development for institutional websites and print publications so that programs are presented in an accurate and innovative manner.
  • Remain abreast of marketing developments in education and among competitor institutions and programs.
  • Conduct research to target and evaluate effectiveness and return on investment of marketing efforts.
  • Ensure appropriate and consistent visual representation of the College.
  • Work with outside agencies to insure effective use of marketing budget
  • Manage marketing budget effectively.
  • Use and further develop new and innovative communication plans.
  • Be available as needed for special events and/or crisis situations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President.

Qualifications/Education:

  • Minimum of three to five years of progressive experience in marketing, communication, or public relations required; education-related marketing experience preferred.
  • Proven leadership, interpersonal, analytical, critical thinking and oral and written communication skills combined with a high level of energy and the ability to manage multiple ongoing priorities.
  • Experience with vendors, including print and mail houses, photographers, and marketing agencies.
  • Proficiency with customer relationship management systems, content management systems, and other applicable technologies; familiarity with Apple OS and Windows OS required; competence with Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Must be proficient with WordPress.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or a related field required; Master’s preferred.

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to:Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Financial Grant & Restricted Fund Accountant : Part-Time

The part time Financial Grant Restricted Fund Accountant at Presbyterian College reports directly to the Controller and serves as a facilitator and liaison for the Office of Sponsored Projects and Presbyterian College’s business office. This position is a part-time position and is contingent upon the institution receiving continued support from the NIH BRAD grant. The staff member should have a strong record and commitment to helping faculty develop their research interests and will work closely with the business office, office of sponsored projects and directors of research at Presbyterian College and other institutions.

Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Support the work of the Offices of Sponsored Projects and Research by serving as the Financial Grant Accountant for Presbyterian College and Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy. This position performs critical grants financial functions and requires financial acumen, honesty, and significant attention to detail.
  • Provide oversight for all grant budget development and grant accounting, both pro and post award.
  • Serve as liaison with the College business and advancement office on grant accounting issues, bringing in the Director of Sponsored Projects as appropriate.
  • Work with IT staff and external vendors oversee the implementation of technology and media support tools for use by the Office of Sponsored Projects, faculty, and other administrators within the institution.
  • Produce periodical financial reports for the office of Sponsored Projects, Provost, Dean, Business, and Advancement.
  • Tract all grant activity in its entirety through the use of excel and grants activity tracing software such as SmartGrant.
  • Submit all federal grants in accordance to college and federal policy, procedures, and laws
  • Assist in training employees in the use of grant and other software deem needed for performing the job.
  • Attend professional development training and stay up to date on grants management related to A-133 audits.
  • Perform month-end and year-end general ledger restricted accounting, reconciliations, and close-out procedures.
  • Monitor, update, and maintain all restricted accounts and their descriptions and communicate with advancement, faculty and administrators on questions and balances in restricted accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Controller or Vice President of Finance and Administration.

Requirements include but not limited to: Accounting degree preferred, account experience and ability to understand and implement federal guidelines.

To apply, send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to:Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

HVAC Technician

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the HVAC Technician performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in connection with the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC systems and related equipment as directed by management.

Functions:

  • Performs skilled mechanical maintenance work in the repair, installation and alteration of heating, ventilating and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities.
  • Installs, chillers, pumps, motors, compressors, and related components of HVAC systems.
  • Test systems for leaks, faults, pressure/charge loss.
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks on HVAC systems and equipment.
  • May be required to act in a lead role on HVAC related projects involving other workers.
  • Orders materials as needed.
  • Plans and lays out work and keeps basic records.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the HVAC shop. Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to perform detailed work.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Ability to follow high standards.

Required education, licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, calculations, and equipment common to HVAC

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names of three professional references with contact information (including email address) to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

Position Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

Position Summary: This full-time position serves as a member of the enrollment team, and in concert with the motto of Presbyterian College, provides exemplary service to various populations. The role incorporates a full range of admission responsibilities including extensive recruitment travel, interviewing, presentation of the College to various constituencies in multiple formats, personalized contact with prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors, and evaluation of applications for admission. The Undergraduate Admissions Counselor manages a regional recruitment territory. Evening and weekend work is required throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Diplomacy and possession of exceptional written and oral communication skills, including group presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced problem-solving capabilities, critical thinking skills, creativity, and a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated integrity and a team-approach to solving recruitment and retention challenges.
  • Proven ability and passion for working with diverse constituencies, and interest in issues related to access.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while also being a collaborative team player in a fast-paced environment.
  • Display of a strong commitment to the mission of the institution, and the ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education in a faith-based tradition.
  • Proficiency with productivity software and database management systems; technical aptitude.
  • Willingness and ability to attend overnight and weekend recruitment and travel.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree or progress toward an advanced degree is preferred. Experience in admission, student life, marketing, public relations or a related field is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute travel for recruitment purposes to include high school visits, college fairs, and other recruitment opportunities.
  • Meet with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors, and other constituencies in order to communicate the message of the College.
  • Interview and counsel prospective students on the admissions process.
  • Possess strong knowledge of admissions information technology.
  • Analyze statistical data and daily reports; evaluate program effectiveness, assess outcomes, present cost analyses, and develop improved programming to achieve goals.
  • Maintain current and develop new relationships with high schools in a regional territory.
  • Evaluate first-year applications for admission, analyze qualifications and exercise judgment of admissibility to the College.
  • Work with the director and dean to manage all forms of communication, written, electronic and social.
  • Participate in campus events such as open houses, scholarship days, and accepted student events.
  • Implement specific strategies for recruiting students and meeting enrollment goals.
  • Participate in professional training and development.
  • Assist and participate with other staff members having special project responsibilities for the coordination of activities designed to accomplish established enrollment objectives.
  • Assist with the office operations where appropriate to include date entry, telephone, and other administrative duties.
    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands of the duties described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The ability to lift up to 25 pounds during recruitment-related travel is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names of three professional references with contact information (including email address) to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Positions