Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Assistant Biology Professor

The department of biology at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position starting in the fall of 2016. The responsibilities of this position are to teach molecular biology as well as introductory biology (majors and/or non-majors). A Ph.D. degree in molecular biology or a related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in computational methods and who have a research program that can involve undergraduates. A commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates is also important. A future opportunity exists to develop a course in a candidate’s specialty that complements the program of the department.

Review of completed applications will begin February 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should send a single PDF file containing a letter of application, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plan, and the names of three references to: Dr. Ron Zimmerman, Chair, Biology Department, presbybiosearch@gmail.com.

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.

Faculty Position in Finance and Economics

Presbyterian College: The Departments of Economics and Business Administration invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in finance. The successful candidate will teach Finance, Computer Applications for Business, Economics, and/or other business courses. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of outstanding undergraduate teaching supported by research capability and an interest in mentoring undergraduate students. Applicants who have an earned doctorate in finance, economics, or other business field are encouraged to apply.

About the Department: The Departments of Economics and Business Administration includes majors in Business Administration with concentrations in Management, Accounting, and Economics as well as a standalone Economics major. About 25% of students on campus major in our department, and we maintain strong connections with alumni. The Department participates in BB&T Capitalism Program. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.presby.edu/business/

To Apply: To learn more about Presbyterian College, please visit the web site at www.presby.edu. Review of candidates for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, with applications received by February 29 receiving priority. To apply, e-mail or send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on research interests, information on teaching evaluations, and a list of three references to: Professor Norman Scarborough to nmscarb@presby.edu.

Presbyterian College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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.

Department of History Position

Presbyterian College is accepting applications for a non-tenured-track, one-year visiting position at the Assistant Professor or Instructor level beginning fall 2016. Ability to teach United States survey courses and History of the South required.  Ph.D. preferred; ABDSs considered. For more detailed information on the job responsibilities, History Department, and Presbyterian College, please go to: http://www.presby.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs/history-department/.

Presbyterian College is a very selective national liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA and has an enrollment of 1,000 students. Please submit letter of application and curriculum vitae via email to Dr. Michael A. Nelson, History Department, Presbyterian College, mnelson@presby.edu. Screening of candidate will begin in April 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.
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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.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Director of Major and Planned Gifts

The Director for Major and Planned Gifts plays a key role in securing substantial financial resources and gifts that enable Presbyterian College to accomplish its mission and achieve its strategic goals. This development officer is responsible for assisting in managing the major gift program and ensuring its operations successfully benefit the College.

Performance Objectives

  • Serves as a leader in securing major gifts and is responsible for planning and implementing major gifts fundraising activities
  • Is involved in all aspects of identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts prospects
  • Develops both long- and short-range operational action plans to strengthen and grow the major gifts program
  • Works closely with the Vice President for Advancement and the other major gifts officers to plan targeted outreach activities aimed at increasing the donor pool and cultivating/stewarding existing prospects
  • Works closely with other division directors (Annual Fund/Alumni Relations, Foundations and Corporate Relations, Advancement Services) in planning innovative outreach activities aimed at strengthening the donor pool and cultivating/stewarding existing prospects
  • Develops a planned giving program aimed at securing gifts from alumni and friends of the College through wills, estate planning, life insurance programs, stock, and various forms of trusts
  • Works closely with the Vice President for Advancement in responding to strategic institutional priorities by planning, setting, and monitoring annual goals aimed at supporting those priorities
  • Provides staff support for Advancement staff members who are active in fundraising
  • Trains and oversees interaction with volunteers

Prospect Management

  • Works on all phases of fundraising effort for major prospects/donors
  • Serves as a leader in planning and conducting fundraising rating meetings
  • Plans and implements strategies for identification, timely solicitation, and stewardship of prospects
  • Cultivates, solicits, and stewards prospects through personal visits and written and oral communications

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a college degree and at least three years of demonstratively successful experience in fundraising in an organization with a viable and comprehensive major gifts development program. At least five years of experience in major gifts is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated managerial and administrative experience in major gifts
  • A high-energy level with an imaginative and entrepreneurial approach to fundraising
  • An aptitude for staff development
  • A track record of being a team player
  • Proven interpersonal oral and written communications and organizational skills
  • A good working knowledge of computerized systems such as Raiser’s Edge
  • The ability and willingness to travel extensively, both weekdays and weekends

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to:
Ms. Barbara Fayad, Vice President 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.

Facility Director

Reporting to the Executive Director of Campus Services, the Facility Director manages the day-to-day operation of the department and all physical plant employees, including service, maintenance, grounds and housekeeping. Area supervisors report to the Facility Director. Working with supervisors, the Facility Director sets priorities for work in all divisions, assigns staff as needed, and assures efficient use of resources, and inspects work.

Functions:

  • Manages all aspects of day-to-day operations, including those detailed below.
  • Screens requests for facility maintenance and enhancement; generates work orders as needed to address situations not reported by others.
  • With area supervisors, reviews open work orders and schedules and prioritizes work; develops schedules for staff, including for on-call response to after-hour issues.
  • Inspects work as needed.
  • Approves overtime and periodically reviews time card procedures.
  • With area supervisors, assures that vehicles, equipment and tools are assigned effectively, kept clean and in safe operating condition.
  • Reviews and approves preventative maintenance and care schedules and assures appropriate records are maintained, including records of periodic inspections.
  • Assures and oversees appropriate competitive bids for goods and services.
  • Assures that appropriate inventory control policies are in place; periodically reviews parts usage.
  • Oversees existing contracts and vendor relationships, including those related to supplies, pest control, utilities, facilities services and uniforms.
  • Assists the Executive Director in major contract renewal and bidding.
  • Makes recommendations to the Executive Director concerning capital improvement projects.
  • Assists the Executive Director in departmental budget preparation.
  • Assists the Executive Director in policy development and review.
  • Assures regular safety and staff development training.
  • Works with the Director of Campus Police to enforce safety and risk management procedures and precautions.
  • Works with the Executive Director of Campus Services and the VP Human of Resources to hire, screen, train, evaluate and (if needed) dismiss Physical plant employees.
  • Works with the Director of Residence Life to assure proper maintenance of the residence halls and (where needed) prompt assessment of damages.
  • Works with the Athletic Director to assure maintenance of the playing fields and courts.
  • Represents the Executive Director and department when so assigned or when Executive Director is unavailable.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to perform a broad range of supervisory responsibilities, including direct supervision in the various buildings and across the grounds of the campus.
  • Ability to support and work effectively with the Director.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices and techniques used in physical plant operations.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with employees (including faculty and managers), students, contractors, vendors and the public.
  • Ability to schedule housekeeping, grounds and shop personnel and operations.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, ADA, and other applicable regulations.
  • Knowledge of utility issues, including ability to understand rates, bills, and usage.
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma required; college degree preferred.
  • Five years experience in plant operations.
  • Three years supervisory experience.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license.

To apply

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Ms. Barbara Fayad, Vice President 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 for Advancement, Marketing, PR and Communication. 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.

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Position

Executive Director for Experiential Education

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for an Executive Director for Experiential Programs. The Executive Director will hold a faculty position in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and academic rank will be commensurate with experience. The Executive Director will report to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and work closely with the Chair of Pharmacy Practice.

Essential Functions: The Executive Director provides effective and progressive leadership, direction and oversight for experiential program administration and management, including supervising three members in the Office of Experiential Programs. In addition, the Executive Director develops and implements program objectives and long-range planning for experiential education; collaborates with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Chair of Pharmacy Practice to manage and direct experiential learning; ensures compliance with accreditation standards; and coordinates and oversees quality assurance and preceptor development programs. The Executive Director will have limited responsibilities in classroom teaching and precepting pharmacy students. The successful candidate will also develop a program of scholarship that advances experiential learning, including participating in regional/national presentations.

Qualifications: PharmD or other terminal pharmacy degree and completion of an ASHP-accredited residency (or equivalent experience). Preference will be given to those who have two years of residency training, previous academic experience, and at least three years of experience as a clinical preceptor. Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must be eligible for a South Carolina Pharmacist license.

Additional information: The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is a professional graduate program with enrollment of 300+ students. Presbyterian College is a liberal arts school that enrolls 1,000+ undergraduate students and is located in Clinton, SC, a family-friendly community in beautiful upstate South Carolina. Additional information about the School of Pharmacy can be found at hhttp://pharmacy.presby.edu/. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Ms. Barbara Fayad, Vice President 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.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Job description:

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is seeking to fill two full-time (12 month), tenure-track faculty positions in Pharmacy Practice specializing in community, oncology, or psychiatry pharmacy. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Positions may remain open until we have an adequate applicant pool.

The successful candidate(s) will join the School of Pharmacy as an Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice (rank determined by experience). The individual(s) will be expected to assist in the course delivery of the PharmD program, teach a variety of topics in pharmacotherapeutics, teach other topics in specialty area within the curriculum, serve as a clinical pharmacist at the School of Pharmacy’s Wellness Center (community) or local hospitals (Psychiatry- Self Regional Healthcare (Greenwood, SC); oncology (Spartanburg Regional Medical Center (Spartanburg, SC)), precept students at the practice site, and develop a program of scholarship as evidenced by attainment of research/training grants, presentations, and publications of scholarly work. In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to the service needs of the School by serving on various committees. Candidates must be eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of South Carolina.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:

Qualified applicants should possess a PharmD degree with successful completion of a PGY1 and/or PGY2 accredited residency program or have equivalent clinical training in the areas of community, oncology or psychiatry pharmacy.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply for the position, submit a letter of intent; a curriculum vitae; and names and addresses of three references (preferably from current or former supervisors), via email to:

Jennifer N. Clements, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BCACP

Chair and Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

307 North Broad Street

Clinton, South Carolina 29325

jclements@presby.edu.

Presbyterian College is a private college in Clinton, South Carolina, a community located in the upstate South Carolina region. The School of Pharmacy graduated its inaugural class during the spring of 2014 and received accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) in 2014.

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.