Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer for the upcoming spring 2017 semester.  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, biochemistry, 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 immediately 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).

Founded in 1880, Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate, selective, residential, liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Clinton SC (in the “Upstate” region of the state).  The College is easily accessible by interstate highways; it is 40 miles from Greenville, 35 miles from Spartanburg, and 50 miles from Columbia.  The Department of Chemistry currently has four, full-time faculty members and is strongly committed to chemistry education in a liberal arts environment. The department typically has approximately 270 students participating in the chemistry program each term. The Department also offers an accredited BS in Biochemistry in conjunction with the Department of Biology.  Undergraduate research and a senior capstone experience are required of all our majors.

 

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.

Chair of Education Department – Associate Professor

Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Education at the rank of Associate Professor to begin Fall 2017. This position involves service as Chair of the Department of Education, and responsibilities include leadership in the Education department, teaching undergraduate education courses, supervising field experiences and clinical practice, collaborating with area public schools, and engaging in scholarship and service to the campus and community.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Education or a closely related field
  • Teaching experience in the college or university setting
  • Leadership experience and organizational skills within college education departments
  • Experience with CAEP/NCATE standards, assessment, and accreditation
  • A minimum of three years successful teaching in public school

Preference will be given to applicants who have public school teaching experience with culturally and linguistically diverse populations and students with disabilities, experience with recruitment and retention of high-quality teacher candidates, knowledge of and engagement in school/college partnerships, the ability to work collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and expertise in using technology for data management and instructional purposes. Elementary education experience is desirable, with a particular focus on Math and Science instruction.

Department: The Education Department at Presbyterian College offers programs in Early Childhood Education (Pre-K – 3rd grade), Elementary Education (2nd – 6th grade), Middle-Level Education (5th – 8th grade), and Secondary Education (9th – 12th grade). The department is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the South Carolina State Department of Education, and specialized professional associations that govern our programs. All programs lead to certification and emphasize experiential learning, supportive relationships between students and professors; small interactive classes, and opportunities for students to volunteer, study abroad, conduct research, and present at conferences.

Application: Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, transcripts (copies acceptable) and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Julia Wilkins, Education Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Electronic submissions will be accepted (jwilkins@presby.edu). Screening 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.

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) beginning fall 2017. 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 those who wish to maintain a private practice in addition to the responsibilities of being a faculty member.  A successful candidate for this position will be expected to teach 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 housed in one of the newer academic facilities on campus with a variety of specialized and general lab spaces, including a small vertebrate lab and observation rooms with two-way mirrors. Faculty members also have access to SPSS for research. Most classrooms provide computer projection and other technical options.

The department offers a rigorous course of study with a 5-course core of methodology and systems required, a mandatory sampling from 3 area groupings (developmental, social/personality/abnormal, and lab courses in experimental content areas), and a variety of electives. Between 25 and 30 psychology majors graduate per year. Details of major requirements and course offerings can be seen on the Psychology Department 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 send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brooke Spatta, Psychology Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. Electronic submissions are encouraged, and emails should be sent to 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.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Director of Annual Giving

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Annual Giving, reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, is responsible for all fund-raising and related activities for the College’s unrestricted Annual Fund and a select number of other annual giving appeals. He/She directs, manages and coordinates a comprehensive program for increasing unrestricted financial support and alumni and parent participation levels for the College.

ESSENTIAL AND RELATED FUNCTIONS:

  • Designs, oversees and analyzes effective and sustainable annual fund-raising activities and related programs to reach ambitious annual goals for the PC Fund.
  • Oversees scheduling and coordination of select annual giving appeals.
  • Designs and implements strategies to increase alumni participation rate.
  • Works collaboratively with the Assistant Athletic Director for the Scotsman Club to coordinate fund-raising efforts.
  • Coordinates and promotes leadership giving ($1000-5000) and is responsible for the growth of the Neville Society.
  • Develops and implements strategies to increase parent, reunion and young alumni giving.
  • Oversees student giving to include the senior class campaign.
  • Coordinates cultivation and recognition programs for academic annual giving programs.
  • Works effectively with major gift officers to gain strong participation in annual giving and build strategies for moving donors to higher giving levels.
  • Participates as a member of the Advancement Team to provide thoughtful counsel to Vice President of University Advancement regarding issues of annual giving activity.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Director of Annual Giving must be a passionate, high-energy individual with a proven record of meeting ambitious goals, accomplishment in management, data analysis, communication, and team building.
  • He/She must be a person of strong character and leadership abilities and excellent communication and human relations skills to represent the College effectively with its alumni and other external constituents.
  • Candidates should be organized, able to work collaboratively and strategically, be a talented motivator of colleagues and volunteers.
  • The Director must also work some weekends and evenings.
  • The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • The ideal candidate must have an appreciation and respect for the mission and values of Presbyterian College.

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

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

Director of Marketing and Communications

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications/Education:

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

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

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

Assistant Controller

Job Description Summary:

The Assistant Controller 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 Assistant Controller supervises accounts payable and is involved in a variety of complex accounting and account reconciliation processes as well as the College’s annual financial audits.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Gift Management

  • Reconcile gifts monthly between Raiser’s Edge and Banner
  • Balance construction project gifts to expenses monthly and transfer funds

Endowment Accounting

  • Maintain large endowment spreadsheet
  • Prepare quarterly upload to Bannerweb for endowment reporting
  • Prepare monthly endowment update for senior management
  • Review new endowment agreements with Advancement and other offices

Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Quarterly review of fixed asset invoices and entry into tracking spreadsheets
  • Monthly construction update report for senior management
  • Quarterly depreciation entries to the general ledger
  • Annual reconciliation of depreciation and entry into Sage Fixed Asset System

General Accounting Duties

  • Weekly cash report for senior management
  • Review/Approve Positive Pay and ACH transactions daily and approve cashier daily entries
  • Reconcile private scholarships bi-annually
  • Provide financial information for annual surveys
  • Monthly and year end reporting responsibilities
  • Audit reconciliation schedules for annual external audit
  • Other duties as assigned

Accounts Payable

  • Daily oversight of accounts payable and backup to position in absence of accounts payable staff
  • Has a working knowledge of payable and timely payment of vendors by the college
  • Review weekly accounts payable check run for compliance with college policies and prevention of fraud

Grants

  • Understanding of grant accounting and back up to Grant Accounting Staff

Supervision

Daily supervision for accounts payable staff and provides support and direction for all business office employees in the absence of the Controller. Responsible in conjunction with Controller to help business office employees understand job performance expectations and how they fit into the department and college goals.

Professional Development

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

Responsibility for Final Decisions:

  • Reviews work to ensure compliance with procedures and deadlines.
  • Tasks involve multiple procedures with interrelated processes or steps. Work involves choosing the appropriate option or procedure to follow and applying established rules and procedures.
  • Errors may cause inaccuracies in reports, records or data resulting in dissemination of inaccurate or incomplete information.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with three or more years’ experience in related field.
  • Management and leadership experience with high level of motivation and ability to motivate others.
  • 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 controlling non-routine activities.
  • High level of integrity with the ability to maintain confidentiality and accept responsibility.
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Superior organizational and follow-through skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience within a college or university environment.

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.

Application Process:

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 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.

Part-Time Retail Associate

This part time position demands a flexible work schedule. Total weekly working hours will not exceed 20 hours per week with no benefits. The position reports to the Director of Auxiliary Services.

Primary Job Functions

  • Itemizes and totals purchases by recording prices, departments, taxable and nontaxable items; operating a cash register.
  • Discounts purchases by redeeming coupons.
  • Collects payments by accepting cash, check, or charge payments from customers; making change for cash customers.
  • Verifies credit acceptance by operating credit card authorization system.
  • Balances cash drawer by counting cash at beginning and end of work shift.
  • Maintains checkout operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service
  • Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment including special events, athletic events, admission days, etc.

Cashier Skills and Qualifications:

  • High Energy Level, Dependability, Productivity, Customer Service, Professionalism, Attention to Detail, Customer Focus, General Math Skills, Communication Skills, Job Knowledge
  • High School Diploma or GED required

How to apply:

Email resume and a list of three references (along with contact information) to jtkoenig@presby.edu or mail resume to Jason Koenig, Presbyterian College, 403 Adair St, Clinton, SC 29325.

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.

General Maintenance Worker

Reporting to the Craftsman Supervisor and/or Facility Director, the General Maintenance Worker is primarily responsible for a variety of carpentry, painting, and general maintenance work on our campus buildings interior & exterior maintenance.

Functions:

  • Performs minor and major repairs of all buildings.
  • Assists skilled maintenance workers with projects.
  • Replace broken windows, repair doors, door locks and closets, install window blinds.
  • Provide quality work skills in the field of work.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Notify supervisors of hazards in workplace.
  • Follow all department regulations and policies.
  • Take proper care of equipment and tools.
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on building equipment
  • Follow industry safety standards.
  • Operate various power tools and equipment.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.

Essential Skills: 

  • Proper training or knowledge of proper methods required for this trade.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Customer service focus and pride in work.
  • Good attention to detail and keep a clean organized work area.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to follow high standards.

Required Education, Licensure, Certifications, Registration or other requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Application Process:

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.

Physician Assistant Studies Program Faculty and Staff Positions

Assistant Professor

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies is responsible for teaching, administration, and working alongside the Clinical Director to develop and monitor clinical sites.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide classroom instruction preparing and presenting relevant, current course content.
  • Assist with the maintenance and adherence to ARC-PA standards
  • Assist in the continuation of ARC-PA documentation
  • Assist the Program Director by providing ongoing program evaluation
  • Working with the Clinical Director to assist with the coordination and direction of the clinical phase of the program.
  • Maintain collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Assist in securing high-quality clinical sites for rotations and learning experiences.
  • Working with the Clinical Director, be responsible for all aspects of ARC-PA accreditation processes and standards related to the clinical phase of the PA program.
  • Assist in 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 and the Clinical Director, be 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.
  • Assist with 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.
  • Participate with coordination and conduction of site visits to PA students during clinical rotations.
  • Ensure compliance with educational objectives 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.
  • 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
  • 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, and sit on, various PA committees
  • 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, activities, and ceremonies.

The responsibilities are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There may be other duties assigned.

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
  • Must hold (or be in the process of holding) 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
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience
  • 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, and will continue to practice one day a week in a clinical setting

To Apply

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

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

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Positions