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.

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.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

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 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.

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.

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.

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Positions

Assistant Director of Assessment and Academic Services Coordinator

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Assessment and Academic Services Coordinator to provide support to faculty, students and staff at the school of pharmacy. The position will report to the Director of Assessment or, in the absence of a Director of Assessment, the Assistant/ Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Duties of the position include: collecting assessment data, managing assessment databases, and assisting with data analysis for all aspects of the school’s assessment plan. The Assistant Director will work with the Director of Assessment and Assistant/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to provide outcomes to the faculty and administration by way of the Assessment Committee and will work with the Director of Assessment to ensure that needed changes are implemented as indicated by assessment findings. This position will also be responsible for working collaboratively with faculty, course coordinators, and information technology staff to facilitate instruction, online testing, and curricular mapping using computer-based technology. The position will include training students, faculty and staff on the technical use of computer software as well as coordinating faculty development programming and coordinating all aspects of computer-based instructor and course evaluations.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should possess, at a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and have proficiency with and knowledge of computer software as well as an ability to learn new information related to technology. A Masters Degree in Education is preferred. Experience in medical/pharmaceutical education and familiarity with computer-mediated instruction is also preferred.

Applicants must be dependable and possess a professional demeanor, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be customer service oriented. In addition, the candidate should be self-motivated and have strong organizational skills.

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.