Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer to teach General Chemistry (either lecture and/or lab sections) for the upcoming fall 2019 semester. A minimum of a Master’s degree in chemistry or a related field is required; however, ABDs interested in gaining teaching experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

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: Dr. Walter Ott (email: wott@presby.edu). Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please visit http://www.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.

Ecology Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Biology at Presbyterian College announces a tenure-track position in Ecology, broadly defined.  Candidates with expertise in any area of Ecology, including but not limited to, population biology, field biology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or microbial ecology, will be considered.

Excellence in teaching is highly valued at Presbyterian College. We expect the individual in this position to teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and contribute to the Introductory Biology sequence. The successful candidate will develop an active research program that incorporates undergraduate research opportunities, and complements existing research efforts in the Department of Biology.

Qualifications:

PhD in Biology, Ecology, or similar discipline. Postdoctoral experience desired.

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:

Inquiries regarding this position should be made to Dr. Stuart Gordon, Presbyterian College Dept. of Biology, sggordon@presby.edu, 864-833-8405 (office). Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Stuart Gordon, Biology Search Committee Chair, and be sent electronically as one pdf file to biosearch2019@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2019 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.

Assistant Special Education Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Education at Presbyterian College seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant level to teach undergraduate courses focused on special education (Multi-Categorical and Severe) in a collegial and cooperative environment.  The successful candidate will have a record of successful teaching and will contribute their area(s) of expertise to the department and campus. In addition to advisement and field-based supervision responsibilities, the successful candidate will prepare future teachers in obtaining K-12 certification in Multi-Categorical/Severe through coursework that aligns with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Core and LD Standards.  Teaching responsibilities may include content delivery both online and face-to-face.  The delivery areas range from Language Disorders to Behavior Management in Special Education.

Qualifications:

PHD or Ed.D. in Special Education. Postdoctoral experience is desired.

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 50 minutes from Greenville/Spartanburg, South Carolina and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina.  This region of the United States in one of the top ten fastest growing areas with outstanding hiking and trail biking, lakes for boating, and easy access to Asheville and Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Application:

Inquiries regarding this position should be made to Dr. Patricia Jones, Presbyterian College Department of Education, pljones@presby.edu, 864-833-8369 (office).  Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Patricia Jones, Education Search Committee Chair, and be sent electronically as one pdf file to pljones@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin on Monday, January 13, 2020 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.

Wind Ensemble Conductor / Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Music at Presbyterian College (PC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position conducting the PC Wind Ensemble and teaching undergraduate music classes at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020.

Responsibilities: Regular teaching responsibilities include conducting the wind ensemble, pep band and jazz band as needed, and teaching wind lessons (brass preferred). Additional teaching responsibilities will be assigned according to the needs of the Music Department and the successful candidate’s expertise. Evidence of recruitment is expected. The successful candidate will demonstrate a collegial attitude and the ability to communicate effectively. Additional duties include development of the wind ensemble and wind program, student advising and mentoring, and committee service.  Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to supporting an undergraduate music program at a liberal arts college and should exemplify excellence in both teaching and conducting.

Qualifications: A doctorate is preferred, but ABDs with significant collegiate teaching experience will be considered.

Application Process: To receive full consideration, submit a complete application which includes: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) graduate transcripts (official or unofficial); 3) a letter of application that includes a teaching philosophy addressing both ensemble and classroom/applied lesson teaching; 4) names and contact information of at least three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship; 5) where available, unrestricted links to video recordings: when providing these links, please use online platforms with directly accessible videos linked in Microsoft Word documents. All materials must be submitted electronically, and candidates should be prepared to submit additional material upon request.

Review of applications will begin on December 9, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  For additional assistance, and to submit applications, contact Dr. Karen Buckland, Chair of the Music Department, at kbuck@presby.edu or (864) 833-8467.

The Department of Music serves over 100 students in the classroom, studio and a variety of large and small ensembles.  The Department offers a major in the Bachelor of Arts degree and a Minor in Music, and is dedicated to providing musical experiences for all students. More information about the Music Department can be found at www.presby.edu/music.

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

Assistant / Associate Director of Admission

Position Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the director of admission, the assistant/associate director of admission will provide leadership, mentoring, support and training to other members of the recruitment team. This individual will also manage a regional territory and oversee additional initiatives, including management of staff, athletic recruitment, transfer admission, and/or international student recruitment. The assistant/associate director will serve as a key member of the enrollment management team to help foster dialogue and communication between the recruitment, marketing, operations and event divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee one or more specialized recruitment initiatives (athletic, international, and/or transfer recruitment)
  • Develop and provide training to admission counselors in effective territory management and other recruitment activities
  • Plan and execute travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events in an assigned regional territory
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and make appropriate decisions
  • Collaborate with director of admission to develop to coordinate smart, creative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies to stabilize existing markets and grow new markets
  • Collect and utilize data to measure impact and engagement recruitment strategies
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff trainings, team building activities, on campus programming, and professional committees

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • Three years of progressive experience in a fast-past environment, preferably college admission
  • Must have superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills, and a proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of admission software (prior experience with Slate CRM is preferred)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and an understanding of the importance of using data to make decisions
  • Strong work ethic and creative initiative
  • Adept at following and adapting to ever-changing procedures and processes

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.

Campus Police Officers

Presbyterian College is accepting applications for two Campus Police Officers. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a minimum of a high school diploma and pass a criminal background investigation. Candidates must have either graduated from the SC Criminal Justice Academy or willing to attend and successfully complete the course. Candidates must be able to enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines of Presbyterian College, as well as local, state and federal laws.

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.

College Receptionist

Presbyterian College is accepting applications for the position of College Receptionist. This full time position reports to the Office of the Provost and is supervised by the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Provost.

Primary Duties include:  

  • Primary operator for all incoming telephone calls and directing calls to the designated offices and individuals in a timely manner
  • Serve as receptionist and primary resource for visitors, employees, students and guest
  • Maintaining switchboard coverage during regular business hours and for special occasions and events as assigned
  • Supervise and train student workers
  • Keep abreast of college events in order to properly direct calls and visitors
  • Provide administrative support to the Academic Affairs Department as needed
  • Assists with various projects and other duties as assigned

Primary position requirements include:  

  • Two-year degree or bachelor’s degree preferred; high school diploma required
  • Excellent communication skills with correct grammar usage required
  • Ability to meet and greet general public, students and guest in a professional manner
  • Organizational skills
  • Switchboard experience is preferred but not required
  • Computer Skills that include proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word desired
  • Ability to maintain professional standards in all assignments.

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials 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.

Director of the James H. Thomason Library

Position Status and Function:

This is a full-time administrative-exempt position of 37.50 hours per week, with faculty status in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Reporting to the Provost, the Director supervises a staff of seven library personnel and directs library operations for the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, and the School of Health Professions, all of which have resources through the James H. Thomason Library.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes enhanced library services and resources to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Encourages information literacy instruction and use of emerging library technologies.
  • Supervises library personnel, some indirectly, and encourages professional development for staff.
  • Engages in careful stewardship of budgets and resources, in consultation with the Provost.
  • Manages collection development, consulting with faculty across campus as appropriate about potential curricular needs, as well as library facilities and equipment.
  • Initiates and implements long-range planning for library development, including evaluation and assessment of library services.
  • Provides collaborative leadership with library personnel to provide enhanced library services and resources across campus, including exposure to archival material.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fosters relationships with and accessibility to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serves on ad hoc committees as requested and when other responsibilities permit.
  • Represents the College at state and national library association meetings, as appropriate.
  • Carries out other duties as requested by the Provost.

Qualifications:

  • American Library Association accredited master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent, with preference for an additional graduate degree in a liberal arts discipline of study offered by the College;
  • A minimum of 6 years of directly related and/or progressively responsible library experience, including significant supervisory leadership;
  • Effective decision-making skills;
  • Ability to listen carefully and critically, in concert with excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Commitment to service, with initiative and flexibility to respond to a demanding and rapidly changing environment;
  • Willingness to embrace innovative ideas for library development, with preference for experience in consortia relationships in the use of new technologies;
  • Comfort with engaging student, faculty, and staff, with emphasis on building a team of outstanding library personnel.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 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.

MEP Supervisor

Presbyterian College seeks a MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) Supervisor who has a proven track record of leadership and successful managing a facilities maintenance team within a campus environment or multi-site portfolio. The selected candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, be a clear communicator and have strong relationship building skills. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the MEP Supervisor is responsible for the preventive maintenance and repair of all building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and other related work, as well as all budget and record keeping.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The MEP Supervisor oversees the daily aspects of facilities maintenance regarding the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing for the college campus, and its associated properties. The position manages the daily schedule of the MEP staff and is considered a “working supervisor”.
  • Ensures minimal downtime of campus assets by proactively identifying and correcting preventive maintenance deficiencies and on-demand work orders.
  • Prepares, justifies and recommends annual operational budgets for area of responsibility and will ultimately monitor those budgets once in place. Assists in the preparation of the annual capital budget. Controls maintenance and repair job costs in accordance with budgeted requirements. Checks invoices in accord with established policy and procedure.
  • The MEP Supervisor is an on-call position and is required to be available to respond to campus emergencies, as necessary.
  • Monitors the quality of maintenance, repair work and evaluates the performance of maintenance staff through periodic inspections and direct daily supervision. Assist maintenance staff on specific jobs to facilitate their training while providing continuous safety training for all staff.
  • Develops and maintains a work order receiving, dispatching and control system. Receives work requests; ranks them in response priority, assigns jobs to specific employees and contacts originator with anticipated work completion date and schedules.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable safety regulations, building codes and safety requirements. As well as, ensures completion of all maintenance and repair jobs in accordance with established College standards.
  • Participates in the interviewing of new maintenance employees, recommending selections to Facility Director.
  • Supervise campus vendors and contract work as needed.
  • Assist the Facility Director in daily operations of the campus.
  • Other duties as assigned by Directors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):  

  • Extensive experience managing complex facilities operation. Knowledge of facility construction and building systems, including, but not limited to; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, elevators, and their associated operation and maintenance.
  • It is essential that the successful candidate possess the ability to lead, manage and balance competing tasks, priorities and deadlines, in addition to, completing all assigned projects on time and within budget while maintaining the College’s commitment to exceptional quality.
  • Be able to understand blueprints, design specifications, and manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations to ensure the correct configuration of equipment and components, verify their proper installation, and remedy issues as required.
  • This position is considered an essential personnel employee and the selected candidate will be required to respond to campus emergencies, both natural and man-made. This includes after-hours/ weekend call-ins.
  • Be able to communicate effectively through email, cell phone, text, and voicemail.
  • Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Office suite and Google documents. Working knowledge of computerized work order systems, DDC controls systems, and NFPA is a plus.
  • Normal mobility to move around construction sites. Able to bend, stoop, twist, climb up and down ladders. Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, including up and down stairs.
  • The ability to operate heavy machinery such as, back hoes, skid steers, excavators, etc, a plus.
  • Ability to work with college staff at all levels while being courteous, respectful and customer service driven.
  • Ability to effectively interview, hire, evaluate and discipline employees.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Education and Experience:  

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Associate’s degree preferred; significant experience and completion of a professional training program in a building trades may be substituted for educational requirements. 5-10 years experience as a facilities maintenance MEP trades person including 3+ years of Facilities Management supervisory experience in a campus environment or multi-site portfolio is required. 10+ years of MEP facilities maintenance experience is preferred.

Application:

To apply, submit the following materials to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu as PDFs. Please include your name in the subject. Posting will remain open until filled.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

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.

Senior Acountant

Job Description Summary

The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller and is an integral part of the college’s finance team and supports the college’s mission by providing leadership to the Business Office. The Senior Accountant is involved in a variety of complex accounting and account reconciliation processes as well as the college’s annual financial audit.

Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliations
    • Reconcile all college bank statements monthly
    • Reconcile Slate transactions weekly
    • Reconcile payroll withholding accounts monthly
    • Reconcile gifts between Banner and Raisers Edge monthly
    • Reconcile trust statements quarterly
    • Reconcile refund clearing accounts bi-annually
    • Reconcile private scholarships bi-annually
    • Balance financial aid from general ledger to Financial Aid Office Reports
    • Balance pledges between Banner and Raisers Edge quarterly
  • Endowment Accounting
    • Maintain endowment spreadsheet
    • Prepare quarterly upload to Bannerweb to record endowment activity
    • Prepare monthly endowment report for senior management
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
    • Quarterly review of fixed asset invoices and entry into tracking spreadsheets and Sage fixed asset system
    • Monthly construction update report for senior management
    • Quarterly depreciation entries to the general ledger
    • Annual reconciliation of depreciation and entry of fixed assets into Sage Fixed Asset System
  • General Accounting
    • Approve Cashier/Bookkeeper daily entries
    • Monthly and year end reporting responsibilities
    • Audit reconciliation schedules for annual external audit
    • Other duties as assigned

Professional Development: 

Pursue professional development to keep pace with demands for services and information including maintaining up to date information about the department and college.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with three or more years’ experience in accounting
  • Systems experience in accounting environment as well as advanced knowledge in working with computer applications and Microsoft Office Suite products including advanced skills working with Excel spreadsheets using various functions and formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to present financial and non-financial information clearly and logically both in writing and orally
  • Ability to use independent judgment in planning and managing non-routine activities
  • High level of integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and accept responsibility
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and follow-through skills

Work Conditions:

Work is performed under usual office conditions with long periods of working at a desk and in front of a computer screen. Work involves deadlines, interruptions, and handling multiple tasks.

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 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.

Systems Analyst

This is a non-supervisory position responsible for the management of college software programs, including the major enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems used at the college.  Position reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Duties Include But Not Limited To:  

  • Banner and reporting support
  • Ensure code and other appropriate policies are adhered to.
  • Periodically lead cross-area project teams
  • Work collegially with various constituencies and represent department policies in a manner that builds constructive relationships
  • Review business processes, identify opportunities and explore new technologies
  • Assists with project design including: determining programming approach, tools, and techniques to best meet business requirements
  • Aids in and sometimes leads development solutions
  • Complete several technology courses on an annual basis to maintain expertise with both deployed and emerging technologies
  • Participates in project management sessions including: requirements gathering, code reviews, quality assurance, training sessions, and vendor demonstrations
  • Assists various technical and non-technical staff in creating and reviewing detailed project estimates and work plans
  • Provide a wide array of hands on IT support as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Information Technology Director

Skills and Background Essential for the Position:  

  • Researching technology issues
  • Hands on skills with Linux, and Oracle and or MS SQL databases.
  • Hands on skills with Crystal Reports, Argos or other report writers
  • Ability to design, build or improve application inter-operability systems.
  • Demonstrates ability to translate detailed and complicated technical ideas into understandable, durable document

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Management of Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Broad experience with ERP systems used in higher
  • Preferably Banner
  • Experience working with: Active Directory, Java script, Tomcat, SharePoint

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials 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.

Undergraduate Admission Counselor

Position Summary:

The undergraduate admission counselor is responsible for identifying, recruiting and enrolling first-year students from a regional territory. This position requires frequent travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events to build relationships with students, parents, and school counselors. The undergraduate admission counselor will also review applications and make appropriate admission recommendations. Additionally, this position requires the staff member to assist and counsel students through the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and execute recruitment travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events
  • Engage with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in order to communicate the message and value of the College
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events, and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions to visitors
  • Complete high volumes of outreach via telephone, email, text message, and handwritten notes
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and recommend appropriate decisions
  • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff training and team building activities
  • Other duties and projects assigned by the Director of Admission

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and goal orientated
  • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and group presentation skills
  • Critical thinker with advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • A team player who can also work independently when necessary
  • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include frequent travel with weekend and evening hours
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

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.

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Health Science Positions

Assistant Professor and Principal Faculty of Physician Assistant Studies

Title: Assistant Professor and Principal Faculty of Physician Assistant Studies at Presbyterian College
Reports to: Program Director, Physician Assistant Program

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Principal Faculty is responsible for assisting in the clinical phase of the Physician Assistant Program.

The Principal Faculty will work with the Clinical Director on the day-to-day planning, operations and management of the clinical components of the physician assistant program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Clinical Director in the coordination and direction of the clinical phase of the program under the leadership of the Program Director working in collaboration with the Academic Director.
  • Maintain collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Secure high-quality clinical sites for rotations and learning experiences.
  • Work with the Clinical Director with all aspects of ARC-PA accreditation processes and standards related to the clinical phase of the PA program.
  • Work with the Clinical Director with the daily program administration of the clinical phase of the program including: student placement, student records management, student CV development, clinical experiences, and documentation required.
  • Work with the Clinical Director with the verification and documentation of all clinical site requirements such as Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Profiles/Practice Profiles, Licensure and Board Certification verification, Criminal Background Checks, immunization records and other site required documentation.
  • Work with the Clinical Director with the development, implementation and assessment of academic performance evaluations within the clinical phase, including End of Rotation assignments, standardized examinations, OSCE examinations, and End of Rotation Exams.
  • Help coordinate, prepare, and administer final summative examination and OSCE examination with the Clinical Director and in coordination with the Academic Director.
  • Work with the Clinical Director on the coordination of and conduction of site visits to PA students during clinical rotations.
  • Help ensure compliance with educational outcomes during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Troubleshoot concerns related to clinical year students and/or clinical sites and preceptors
  • Work with the Clinical Director in coordinating Special Topics lectures that occur during Call Back Days.
  • Provide classroom instruction preparing and presenting relevant course content in the Patient Evaluation series of course as well as other assigned teaching.
  • PA faculty are expected to work at one day per week in a clinical setting

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in other student learning activities as an instructor, grader, or facilitator of group discussions as needed
  • Help to monitor program academic integrity.
  • Provide ongoing program evaluation in conjunction with other faculty members.
  • Participate in student recruitment, admission, and selection process.
  • Provide input to the PA steering committee.
  • Perform student advisement and academic counseling.
  • Provide input to faculty in designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the curriculum.
  • Participate in various community and civic activities.
  • Participate in scholarly activity.
  • Participate in college committees.

The responsibilities are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There may be other duties assigned. Assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the Program Director.

Specific ARC-PA Assigned Responsibilities:

  • Academic advising
  • Administration
  • Accreditation services
  • Clinical practice
  • Clinical site development
  • Clinical site monitoring
  • Coordination of instruction
  • Curriculum development
  • Curriculum evaluation
  • Mission statement review
  • Program evaluation
  • Remedial instruction
  • Scholarly activities
  • Student recruitment
  • Student evaluation
  • Student selection
  • Teaching and instruction

Requirements:

  • Nationally certified (NCCPA) physician assistant, MD, or DO
  • Must hold a current, valid, unrestricted, and unqualified license to practice medicine as physician assistant, MD, or DO in the state of South Carolina and s/he may not hold any license that is restricted or qualified in any manner.
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient written and verbal language skills
  • Excellent skills working with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferences:

  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching in an academic setting
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Actively practices medicine in a clinical setting

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 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.

Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and Clinical Director

Title: Assistant Professor Physician Assistant Studies and Clinical Director at Presbyterian College
Reports to: Program Director, Physician Assistant Program

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Clinical Director is responsible for the overall leadership of the clinical phase of the Physician Assistant Program.

The Clinical Director is responsible for the day-to-day planning, operations and management of the clinical components of the physician assistant program.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and direct the clinical phase of the program under the leadership of the Program Director working in collaboration with the Academic Director.
  • Maintain collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Secure high-quality clinical sites for rotations and learning experiences.
  • Be responsible for various aspects of ARC-PA accreditation processes and standards related to the clinical phase of the PA program.
  • Lead the daily program administration of the clinical phase of the program including: student placement, student records management, student CV development, clinical experiences, and documentation required.
  • In conjunction with an administrative clinical assistant, The Clinical Director is responsible for the verification and documentation of all clinical site requirements such as Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Profiles/Practice Profiles, Licensure and Board Certification verification, Criminal Background Checks, immunization records and other site required documentation.
  • Lead the development, implementation and assessment of academic performance evaluations within the clinical phase, including End of Rotation assignments, PACKRAT, OSCE examinations, and End of Rotation Exams.
  • Help coordinate, prepare, and administer final summative examination and OSCE examination.
  • Lead the coordination of and conduction of site visits to PA students during clinical rotations with the support of the program faculty.
  • Ensure compliance with educational outcomes and outcomes and objectives, with support from program faculty, during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Troubleshoot concerns related to clinical year students and/or clinical sites and preceptors
  • Assist in coordinating Special Topics lectures that occur during Call Back Days.
  • Provide classroom instruction preparing and presenting relevant course content.
  • PA faculty are expected to work one day per week in a clinical setting

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Problem-Based Learning activities as a facilitator to group discussion.
  • Effective budget management in coordination with the PD
  • Help to monitor program academic integrity.
  • Provide ongoing program evaluation in conjunction with other faculty members.
  • Participate in student recruitment, admission, and selection process.
  • Provide input to the PA steering committee.
  • Act as the Chair of the PA Clinical Committee
  • Perform student advisement and academic counseling.
  • Provide input to faculty in designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the curriculum.
  • Participate in various community and civic activities.
  • Participate in scholarly activity.
  • Participate in college committees.

The responsibilities are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There may be other duties assigned. Assignments may be adjusted at the discretion of the Program Director.

Specific ARC-PA Assigned Responsibilities:

  • Academic advising
  • Administration
  • Accreditation services
  • Clinical practice
  • Clinical site development
  • Clinical site monitoring
  • Coordination of instruction
  • Curriculum development
  • Curriculum evaluation
  • Fiscal management
  • Mission statement review
  • Program evaluation
  • Remedial instruction
  • Scholarly activities
  • Student recruitment
  • Student evaluation
  • Student selection
  • Teaching and instruction

Requirements:

  • Nationally certified (NCCPA) physician assistant, MD, or DO
  • Must hold a current, valid, unrestricted, and unqualified license to practice medicine as physician assistant, MD, or DO in the state of South Carolina and s/he may not hold any license that is restricted or qualified in any manner.
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organization, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient written and verbal language skills
  • Excellent skills working with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferences:

  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching in an academic setting
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Actively practices medicine in a clinical setting

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until 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.

Office Manager for Occupational Therapy

Title: Office Manager
Reports To: This person reports to the OTD Program Director

Job Description:

The Occupational Therapy academic department is looking for a self-motivated office and operations professional with relevant practical administration experience and office assistance exposure. A well-organized Office Manager to address the day to day operations and a detail oriented individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects. The Office Manager will be responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation.  Demonstrated history of efficient administration, while facilitating innovative and efficient solutions to various business operational issues. Highlighted leadership qualities and the ability to work with people from numerous backgrounds, while promoting team values.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receptionist Duties: Manage outer office, communicating and interacting effectively with visitors, students, faculty, and staff; serve as receptionist, answering telephones, greeting guests, etc. Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Communication with Students: Communicate with students to advise them of necessary requirements and related areas of the academic
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Office Correspondence: Prepare office correspondence and reports, including typing, proofing, and in some cases, drafting as directed
  • Calendars: Manage the calendar of the Director, including scheduling appointments, scheduling meeting rooms, and receiving guests upon arrival; take initiative to alert the Director if meetings are running over schedule
  • Office Files: Establish and maintain files required by the office to include confidential reports, sensitive health information, etc., for students
  • Travel: Coordinate travel plans for the Director as required, ensuring pre- and post-travel Travel-and-Entertainment forms are completed and submitted for approval/payment
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests
  • Implement and coordinate completed teaching evaluations
  • Handle multiple projects
  • Prepare and monitor invoices
  • Order (office and Clinical) equipment and supplies as needed (with Program Directors approval)
  • Develop administrative staff by providing information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities as well as manage staff appointments
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; and establishing personal networks
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Book conference calls, rooms, taxis, couriers, hotels etc. for visitors, accreditors, faculty/staff as needed.
  • Mail: Collect and distribute all mail and interoffice correspondence for the office; prepare periodic bulk mailings as required
  • Budget: Assist in the management of the office budget as requested; prepare budget-related forms for the office as required (Expenditure Approval Request, etc.); assist the Director in
  • Meetings: Assist the Director in preparing for office and committee meetings, scheduling meeting locations, sending out invitations to participants, attending meetings if required, and recording minutes as requested (Faculty/Staff, Advisory, etc.)
  • Coordinate office procedures with all faculty and staff involved
  • Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries
  • Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient
  • Resolve administrative issues
  • Oversee and supervise the work of junior staff
  • Maintain up-to-date employee records
  • Coordinate contracts and repairs to office equipment
  • Building Maintenance: Coordinate maintenance issues with the building manager and/or campus services
  • Events: Assist the Director in preparations/planning for office-sponsored events
  • Reports: Assist in the development of reports with the school’s accreditation process and the annual report as well as assessment and other reports. (College Administration, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness)
  • Academic Calendar: Coordinate the academic calendar with other college offices
  • New Faculty Support: provide support services for new faculty
  • Student Withdrawals & Leaves of Absence: assist Director and students in completion of necessary paperwork; notify other campus departments and faculty of such actions
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • managing credit card receipts and statements as requested; assist the Director in managing and tracking the instructional supplies budgets for all courses

Other:

  • Campus-Wide Coordination: Coordinate assignments with other offices as needed
  • Initiative: Anticipate office work to be done and take the initiative to address it.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the program Director

Minimum Educational/Work Experience Requirements:

  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Admin or assistant experience preferred
  • High school diploma required; college degree preferred
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Professionalism and Confidentiality
  • Reporting and Analysis Skills
  • Supply Management and Inventory Control
  • Telephone Skills
  • Teamwork and Patience
  • Discretion and Judgment

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 Positions

Executive Director for Experiential Education

Title: Executive Director for Experiential Programs

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.  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 200+ students.  Presbyterian College is a liberal arts school that enrolls 1000+ undergraduate students and is located in Clinton, South Carolina, a family friendly community in beautiful upstate South Carolina. Additional information about the School of Pharmacy can be found at https://pharmacy.presby.edu.  The 12-month position offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply:

Send CV, letter of interest, and names with contact information of 3 references to Dr. Mary Douglas Smith (mdsmith@presby.edu).  Preview of applications will 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.