Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Physics

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, Ph.D. preferred with teaching and/or professional experience.

Application Instructions

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

 

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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Psychology: Clinical/Counseling Psychology

The Position: The Department of Psychology at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position in clinical/counseling psychology at the assistant professor level (Ph.D. or Psy.D. is preferred, but ABD will be considered). This position is open for the spring of 2019, but candidates may also start in the fall of 2019 if needed. Graduates of APA-accredited programs/internships are preferred, but those with commensurate education may be considered.  A licensed psychologist or psychologist who is license eligible in the State of South Carolina is also preferred, and we will work with those who wish to maintain a private practice in addition to the responsibilities of being a faculty member.  A successful candidate for this position may be expected to teach Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Human Sexuality, Principles and Procedures of Counseling, Group Dynamics, and Internship in Psychology. Depending on department needs, there may also be the opportunity to teach periodic special topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Psychology Department: The Psychology Department currently consists of 5 full-time faculty positions and has a variety of specialized and general lab spaces, including a small vertebrate lab and observation rooms with two-way mirrors.

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

http://www.presby.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs/psychology-department/

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

Application: Interested individuals should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brooke Spatta, Psychology Search Committee Chair. Emails should be sent to clinicalpsych@presby.edu .

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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Communication Studies

The English Department at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position in English and Communication Studies beginning August 2019. We seek a colleague with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level communication courses who will be able to instruct students in general education courses (Introduction to Composition, Introduction to Literature) and upper-level Communication courses (including, but not limited to, topics in journalism, media studies, digital communication, rhetoric, and/or technical communication), as well as build a Communication concentration within the English department. In addition, s/he will be able to integrate technology into research and teaching practice in the classroom and in lab settings. Research that informs the ability to teach textual criticism or media analysis preferred. The assistant professor will teach a 3-4 course load and will be housed in the English department.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, or a related field
  • Teaching experience at the college level 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 and Asheville, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Application: Interested individuals should submit to Robert E. Stutts, English Search Committee Co-Chair, the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests, (4) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, (5) a sample of recent scholarly work, such as a journal article or book chapter, and (6) three letters of recommendation. Emails should be sent to rstutts@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15th 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 Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources: Full-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 full-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.

Carpenter

Reporting to the Craftsman Supervisor, installs, maintains and repairs building hardware, including but not limited to doors, windows, floors, walls, and ceilings, adhering to accepted procedures and techniques of the carpenter trade.

Functions:

  • Install, maintain, and repair doors, door hardware, windows, window hardware, floors, walls, ceilings, partitions, office equipment/furniture, classroom fixtures/equipment, lab fixtures/equipment and athletic fixtures/equipment.
  • Repairs existing structures per supervisor request.
  • Inspects work site to determine materials, equipment, tool requirements and methods to be used.
  • Plans, layout, assembles and installs materials, equipment, and fixtures as required by the scope of work.
  • Responds to departmental request which includes, but are not limited to securing office equipment, hanging pictures and installing shelves.
  • Transport materials, tools, and equipment to the work site.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.

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.
  • Knowledge of Carpenter principles and their application to maintenance, installation and repair.
  • Knowledge of residential, commercial or heavy construction trade techniques such as; concrete framework, rough framing, exterior/interior trim work, and case or fixture work.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment. Skill in the interpretation of blueprints.

Required education, Licensure, Certification, Registration or Other Requirements:

  • Skill normally attributed to a Journeyman Carpenter who has completed a recognized apprenticeship or vocational program.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Working Conditions:

Physical effort required involving long periods of reaching overhead, stooping, bending and standing with routine discomfort from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air condition; may be exposed to heights, electrical power and hazardous conditions; protective equipment and clothing may

be required; may work weekend, evening and holiday hours; travel between buildings on campus and to other campuses; lifting and carrying objects up to 50 lbs.

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

The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Associate Director of Financial Aid

Presbyterian College is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the enrollment management team as the Associate Director of Financial Aid for undergraduate and graduate financial aid. This position is vital in the recruitment and retention of students and must provide exemplary service to various populations.

Job Summary

This position coordinates the origination and disbursement of state, federal and alternative student loans.  The position also serves as the Financial Aid Office Banner functional expert. The Associate Director of Financial Aid serves as the second in charge in the Financial Aid Office and manages the office in the director’s absence.

Essential Job Functions:  

  • Responsible for ensuring institutional compliance of all federal loan programs and all alternative loan programs.
  • Responsible for the origination of federal loans through the US Department of Education software.
  • Monitor the disbursements of federal and private loan funds for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Initiate actions to resolve problems concerning the Federal Direct Loans and alternative loans.
  • Counsel students and parents on all financial aid programs and application requirements including loan programs, repayment provisions and deferment options.
  • Counsel students and parents regarding financial aid and student account balances.
  • Produce reports in Banner as necessary to reconcile all loan problems or determine loan reallocations.
  • Coordinate the reconciliation of all federal direct loan disbursements and alternative loan disbursements to COD and the Business Office on a monthly basis.
  • Update the entrance interview requirements in Banner.
  • Coordinate the exit interview information for students. Develop and maintain procedures for loan processing.
  • Complete verification on student financial aid packages as required.
  • Prepare reports and surveys as required including FISAP, IPEDs, etc. Serve as Financial Aid Office Banner functional administrator.
  • Complete Banner New Year Roll and prepare SQL reports as needed.
  • Responsible for state loan program including teacher loans and SC Student Loan Corporation.
  • Conduct workshops on financial aid for local high schools and organizations as requested. Conduct workshops on financial aid during fall and spring visitation days to prospective students and parents (undergraduate and pharmacy).
  • Package awards for prospective and returning students.

 

Experience and Education:  

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required. At least three years of experience in financial aid. Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures and practices for administering financial aid programs. Working knowledge of Banner required—functional administration preferred. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Ability to quickly establish and maintain rapport with prospective students and families, current student body and parents, and faculty/staff.  Ability to manage multiple projects with time-sensitive deadlines while maintaining excellent, personalized financial aid service to parents, students, and faculty/staff. Ability to diffuse difficult or emotional situations with students and/or parents.

Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references. Please send materials to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Electronic submissions of application materials are encouraged and should be sent 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.

Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer
Advancement Office
Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College seeks a dynamic Major Gifts Officer to play a key vital role in securing substantial financial resources that enable Presbyterian College to accomplish its mission and achieve its strategic goals. Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college located in beautiful 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.

Performance Objectives

  • Responsible for soliciting and securing gifts of $25,000 and higher from alumni and non-alumni friends.
  • Manage relationships with approximately 100 prospective donors and will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni and friends of the college.
  • Develop both long and short range operational action plans to strengthen and grow the major gifts program
  • Work closely with the Vice President for Advancement and other major gift officers to plan targeted outreach activities aimed at increasing the donor pool
  • Focus on securing support for a set of campus-wide priorities that include academic programs such as the sciences, endowed chairs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and campus improvements
  • Provide staff support for Advancement Staff members who are active in fundraising
  • Train and oversee interaction with volunteers as needed

Qualifications

  • College degree required, fundraising experience preferred
  • Possess a high level of energy, motivation, initiative, flexibility, and creativity with the ability to focus and prioritize
  • Willingness and desire to learn all aspects of the college and each educational program
  • Dedicated to promoting the college’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the advancement office team
  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to fundraising
  • Exhibit personable characteristics, enabling effective interaction with important constituencies, and possess a genuine commitment to the advancement of liberal arts education and to the principles governing development and alumni affairs
  • Track record of being a team player
  • Proven oral and written communications, and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of donor management software such as Raiser’s Edge
  • Ability and willingness to travel to visit with prospective donors

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

The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Communications Coordinator for Advancement

The Communications Coordinator for Advancement is responsible for planning and executing a wide range of communications projects, including electronic and printed materials, articles, proposals, and other collateral pieces for the Office of Advancement.

The Communications Coordinator must be able to work both independently and as a team member to assist personnel in their efforts to build relationships with individuals and organizations and to secure funding from a variety of sources.

The position requires an experienced writer and proven self-starter, and involves significant interaction with members of the colleges Advancement team and Communications and Marketing team.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and implements marketing communications projects from concept to completion for the Office of Advancement within the parameters of the colleges brand guidelines. This includes, but is not limited to: message development, writing, project management and other related duties for materials such as web sites, broadcast email, social media, video/multimedia, brochures, newsletters, proposals, grants, fundraising appeals, fact sheets, event invitations, sponsorships, and signage.

  1. Writes for (and acts as project manager and liaison for) fundraising and alumni engagement.
  2. Identifies and generates content for the Advancement website and partners with Marketing and Communications and Sports Information on executing updates and revisions
  3. Performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing or a closely related field from an accredited institution.
  2. Experience with email marketing platforms (Blackbaud NetCommunity; Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, etc.), web content management systems, social media outlets and Microsoft Office.
  3. Strong writing skills with the ability to adapt messaging to appropriate audiences and outlets.
  4. Understanding of, and ability to apply, concepts and principles of development, and alumni engagement.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels and to work independently or as a member of a team, depending on project requirements.
  6. Ability to work on multiple projects under deadline and flexibility to take on new projects as they develop.
  7. Ability to implement creative ideas to department projects, while understanding branding guidelines.
  8. Attention to detail in editing, proofreading and project management logistics.
  9. Ability to articulate the mission and goals of Presbyterian College

PREFERRED:

  1. Professional experience in College Advancement or another nonprofit setting.
  2. Knowledge of desktop design, illustration and multimedia production software (such as Word Press or similar platforms).

TO APPLY:

Submit a resume, including a list of three references with contact information, to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email information 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.

Registrar and Director of Records

University Registrar:

Presbyterian College, in partnership with the national search firm of Scott Healy & Associates, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as their Registrar.  Under the leadership of the Provost, the Registrar will provide support and direction in the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems used to perform the various functions with the Office of the Registrar. The Registrar will maintain and implement new technology programs and procedures to assist faculty and staff for the future.

The Registrar is the officer responsible for oversight and administration of academic and student policies as they pertain to student records and maintenance of all academic information about Presbyterian College students. The Registrar will oversee all functions related to the Registrar’s office including course and classroom scheduling, course registration, maintenance of student academic records, transfer credit course postings and the degree audit system, degree validation and graduation certification, enrollment reports, and compliance with academic policies and FERPA regulations.

Presbyterian College:

Presbyterian College (otherwise known as PC) was founded in 1880 by Dr. William Plumer Jacobs.  Today, Presbyterian College (PC) is an institution that enrolls more than 1300 students. It offers 42 majors in its College of Arts and Sciences and School of Pharmacy. A Physician Assistant Studies program is under development and, pending review by ARC-PA and SACSCOC, is expected to open in August 2018.  The College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. The College actively supports professional development and offers numerous grant opportunities for research and teaching.

PC has had six South Carolina Professors of the Year, twice as many as any other school in the state. 100% of its students participate in either an internship or a study abroad program and 90% of their campus is active in intercollegiate athletics or intramural sports.  Visit www.presby.edu or further information.

Mission and Goals:

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.   These goals guide the College in its attempt to fulfill its mission:

  1. To help students gain a basic knowledge of humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; a special competence in one or more particular areas of study; and an ability to see these studies as part of the larger search for truth;
  2. To develop in students the ability to think clearly and independently, to make critical judgments, and to communicate effectively in both speech and writing;
  3. To foster in students an aesthetic appreciation of the arts and literature;
  4. To acquaint students with the teachings and values of the Christian faith;
  5. To help students develop moral and ethical commitments, including service to others;
  6. To help students attain a sense of dignity, self-worth, and appreciation of other persons of diverse backgrounds;
  7. To encourage in students an appreciation for teamwork and for physical fitness and athletic skills that will contribute to lifelong health;
  8. To foster in students an appreciation of, and concern for, the environment and natural resources.

The South Carolina Upstate:

Located in Clinton, South Carolina, the College is approximately 40 minutes from the Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C., metro area and about one hour from Columbia, S.C. The area offers abundant opportunities for social and recreational activities in one of the fastest growing regions of the country with easy access to Charlotte, N.C., Asheville, N.C., and Atlanta, GA.

The Upstate is the region in the westernmost part South Carolina and is also known as the Upcountry.  The Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson MSA was ranked seventh in the nation by site consultants considering the top markets for economic development and serves as home to BMW’s only North American manufacturing plant, Michelin North America’s headquarters, and Walgreens Southeast Distribution Center. Microsoft, Milliken Company, and Bank of America are just some of the more than 25 corporations that also have a major presence in the upstate.  The Upstate is also home to more than 20 colleges and universities including PC.

Downtown shopping with a latte! Viewing beautiful waterfalls!  Fine cuisine! No matter what your style, the Upcountry is the place for you. Historic sites dating back to the start of our country await you along with world-class entertainment in state-of-the-art venues. So whether it’s mountain biking, golfing, fishing or exploring history with your family, the Upcountry has it all.

Broadway productions, world-class art exhibits and local theater productions provide plenty of entertainment choices for everyone. The Upcountry is rich in cultural facilities. Our museums are recognized nationally and highlight the art, technology, history and culture of the Piedmont. The area has more than 500 sites of historic significance that include noteworthy American Revolution battlefields and sites. From tumbling waterfalls to scenic lakes, the Upcountry’s natural beauty is sure to inspire you.

The Position:

The Registrar will manage and evaluate:

  • all activities related to course registration and academic records, processes, procedures, publications, and related reports
  • processes and reports related to requests for student information
  • compliance with FERPA, in order to maintain as appropriate confidentiality of student records, and implementation of procedures to ensure compliance with other state or federal regulations
  • all activities related to international student processing and reporting
  • graduation, ordering/issuance of diplomas, activities associated with commencement ceremonies (candidate seating and line-up, processional, recessional, etc.)
  • office policies and procedures and make changes as deemed necessary
  • all test score review (College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement (AP), Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), etc.), record by exam/exempt, or international credit, assuring the accuracy of review and entry
  • updates as appropriate for college catalogs of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, and other graduate programs
  • work with the Dean of Academic Programs, Provost, and faculty Curriculum Committee on proposals for new or revised courses or programs
  • training and development of personnel in the Office of the Registrar, with ability to have multiple functions in office covered by various employees.

Qualifications:

The Registrar must have earned a Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of five years of experience in administrative or professional capacities. These include direct responsibility for student records department activities and reports as well as registration activities and reports. The successful candidate is technologically savvy, creative, and proficient in experience working with multiple integrated student information systems (Ellucian Banner, with willingness to use heavily Degree Works and Starfish as well). Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and computer skills are required.

Application Process:

All correspondence relating to the Registrar position should be directed in confidence to the University’s executive recruitment consultant:

Mr. Jamie Marcus, Associate Vice President
Scott Healy & Associates
jamiemarcus@scotthealy.com

The full and complete application should contain the following information:

  1. A cover letter outlining your experience and interest in College Registration and/or in related fields in higher education.
  2. A complete CV outlining your career in higher education.
  3. The names of five professional references including their relationship to you, their position, email, and direct phone numbers.  References will not be contacted without written permission.

Applications submitted by December 7, 2018,will receive priority consideration. This search will remain open until the position is filled.

PC Registrar Position Document »

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.

VP of Finance and Administration

Presbyterian College (PC) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). PC seeks an experienced financial leader who is strategic, entrepreneurial, and collaborative: the successful applicant will contribute energy, leadership, and expertise to the development and implementation of the College’s programs and priorities. Reporting directly to the President, this position is responsible for supporting the mission and strategic plans of the College with the highest quality financial and administrative direction.

Presbyterian College is located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, S.C., halfway between Columbia and Greenville. The campus includes 60 buildings totaling 910,000 square feet, and it includes Georgian-style academic and living spaces for undergraduates as well as a separate campus in Clinton that houses the College’s School of Pharmacy. Committed to a culture of honor, ethics, and service that offers challenging academics and prepares students to be leaders in their communities, PC delivers to its students a range of curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular classes and activities.

THE POSITION
The VPFA leads his or her staff in the strategic and service-oriented management of the Business Office, Campus (Facilities) Services, Information Technology, and Auxiliary Services. The VPFA also serves as the Secretary for the Presbyterian College Real Estate Foundation. He or she also serves as the strategic financial resource on initiatives related to The Promise of PC strategic plan and joint ventures. The VPFA serves as ex officio officer and advisor to the Board of Trustees for assigned committees. Those committees are the Resource Management committee, including the Investment Subcommittee and the Buildings and Grounds Subcommittee, and the Audit Committee.

NOMINATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS
The Vice President for Finance and Administration Search Committee will begin reviewing applications in January 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by January 25, 2019. Candidates should provide a letter of interest that directly responds to the Qualifications and Personal Qualities sections of the profile, résumé and five professional references with email and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without prior written authorization from the applicant). Please visit www.presby.edu/vpfasearch to view the full profile. Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (PDF or MS Word) to PCVPFA@agbsearch.com.

The search is being supported by:
Karen L. Goldstein, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search
karen.goldstein@agbsearch.com, 561-862-7569

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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Office of Sponsored Projects – Director

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is centralized and serves the research enterprise at Presbyterian College by ensuring the compliance with grantor requirements, ensuring training for those involved with grants, increasing the number of grants submitted, and ultimately increasing the number of students (undergraduate and graduate pharmacy) involved in faculty-directed extramurally funded research.

The Director of OSP will be responsible for all operations of the office, including tasks related to, but not limited to, grants and compliance at Presbyterian College.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee pre-award, post-award, and compliance duties
  • Retain centralized records of all proposals and awards
  • Collect of data for faculty and students, i.e. tracking publications, posters, talks, etc.
    • Student training research opportunities (i.e. Summer Fellows)
    • Number of grants submitted, funded, and classification of personnel on them (contract, consultant/mentor, PI, Co-PI/Co- investigator, etc)
    • Success rates of undergraduate student acceptance into graduate level programs, etc.
  • Remain current on policy changes regarding reporting requirements for various granting institutions
  • Ascertain the educational needs of faculty relating to grant support and provide training to faculty regarding proper procedures for submitting a grant
  • Search for faculty grant opportunities for federal and foundation grants
  • Maintain the OSP website, as well as grant management and compliance software
  • Work with Business Office to set up and manage grant accounts
  • Provide financial/progress reporting to agencies, principal investigators, and project directors
  • Compliance – Work with faculty and staff to ensure compliance with policies governing human subjects (IRB), animal subjects (IACUC), Biohazard/Chemical/rDNA, conflicts of interest, and research integrity

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of policies from NIH and other major granting institutions as appropriate
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal ability
  • Demonstrated aptitude for project management, coordination, and customer service

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • At least 5 years of experience directly related to these duties

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references to hr@presby.edu or mail information to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. 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.