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

Advancement Services Assistant (Part-time)

Summary

The Advancement Services Assistant will report directly to the Director of Advancement Services and is responsible for maintenance of donor records, file upkeep, and donor research reporting.  The candidate should be self-motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Advancement Office. This position requires a person who can learn and comprehend a complex database with highly detailed policies and procedures.

This is a part time position with a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Create and maintain accurate donor records in the Raiser’s Edge with care to follow all data entry standards.
  • Conduct online and hard copy searches using various sources of publicly available information in order to trace lost addresses and phone numbers, and to update other biographical and prospect information.
  • Generate and distribute gift stewardship reports to various departments.
  • Enter prospect data in Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Prepare biographical profiles and research reports as needed.
  • Update and maintain non-gift information on prospects such as newspaper and journal articles.
  • Assist in donor stewardship including coordinating student acknowledgement letters and endowment reporting to donors.
  • Efficiently and accurately process gifts to Presbyterian College in the donor database, Raiser’s Edge, following all gift processing policies and procedures. Must be able to learn and understand the various intricacies of processing gifts and apply knowledge when entering data and extracting data.
  • Accurately and timely acknowledge all gifts in accordance to departmental procedures.
  • Order office supplies for department.
  • Participate in regular advancement staff and college-wide meetings.
  • Occasionally work after-hour events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and technical skills
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on customer service for both internal and external clients
  • Ability to maintain confidential records and files and organize a comprehensive filing system
  • Ability to handle and ensure the accurate acknowledgement of gifts on a regular basis, while ensuring that processing deadlines are met
  • High School Diploma required (Associates degree preferred)

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 Director for Career and Professional Development

Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

The Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development is a professional 12-month, full-time position and requires regular interaction with students, faculty, and staff. The position reports to the Associate Dean of Students & Director of Career and Professional Development.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide individual and group advising on a variety of topics including major and career exploration, internship and job search strategies, and graduate school preparation for undergraduate students pursuing a pre-professional pathway (includes pre-allied health services, pre-dental, pre-medical, pre-law, pre-pharmacy, pre-theological, pre-veterinary medicine, and engineering dual-degree).
  • Develop and deliver career-related programming and workshops to students in classroom settings, residence halls, and pre-professional student organizations.
  • Assist with organizing, marketing, and implementing career events.
  • Stay current with job opportunities and recruiting events available to students and promote accordingly.

Departmental responsibilities include:

  • Participate in Campus Life team initiatives, staff meetings and committees as assigned.
  • Participate in institutional effectiveness measures including annual goals, objectives, planning and assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Participate in appropriate state, regional or national professional organizations.
  • Participate on committees and represent the office at networking and employer outreach events.
  • Perform on-call rotation duties for scheduled evenings and weekends and other duties as assigned by senior staff which requires the AD to live within 20 minutes of campus.

Qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Human Resources or related area.
  • 1-2 years relevant experience working in career services, advising, counseling, or recruiting.
  • Possess knowledge of current practices in student and career development.
  • Ability to develop positive and proactive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and colleagues.
  • Ability to lead and manage projects and initiatives and assess for outcomes.
  • Possess excellent presentation skills and be proficient with technology, social media, and digital communication.
  • Must be a coachable team member and proactive problem-solver able to balance multiple priorities.
  • Must appreciate working and serving students with diverse needs and backgrounds.

Application instructions:
Please mail a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Ms. Melanie Cash, Administrative Assistant, Career and Professional Development, Presbyterian College, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to mcash@presby.edu.

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

Assistant / Associate 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.

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 Advancement Services

Purpose of Position:

Coordinates and facilitates the College’s mission in the areas of advancement services, gift management, donor stewardship, stakeholder relations, research and other assignments as deemed appropriate by the Vice President for Advancement. The Director works closely with the VP of Advancement, Major Gift Officers, Finance Department, and members of the Advancement and Marketing departments to ensure accurate recording, and distribution of gifts, IRS and CASE compliance, and donor satisfaction.

The Director oversees the daily operations of Advancement Services, managing all donation processing, receipting, and pledge management activity. Manages daily workflow, monthly financial reporting, data integrity and other duties as assigned by the VP for Advancement.

Financial and Reporting Functions:

  1. Establishes and documents departmental policies and procedures and updates the department’s manuals describing donations processing policies, procedures, systems and taxation rules and regulations.
  2. Implements training programs and administrative systems for gift processing and management.
  3. Ensures that all IRS guidelines pertaining to the processing and receipting of donations are met. Serves as departmental expert on IRS guidelines and CASE reporting standards.
  4. Develops and implements best practices related to gift processing and capturing biographical information during gift entry process. Proactively identifies opportunities to consolidate work, centralize, automate, and increase accuracy.
  5. Working with Finance, drives pledge re-coding and pledge update projects. Oversees new Matching Gifts project. Oversees and systematizes new fund process.
  6. Responsible for the creation and compliance of endowment agreements and memoranda of understanding, ensuring that the agreement is within legal parameters and appropriately benefits the College through collaboration with the finance department and other stakeholders.
  7. Provides the President and VP with fundraising reports as requested.
  8. Review complex gifts to judge eligibility of non-standard gifts for acceptance.
  9. Manages bequest, trust, and life insurance gifts for accurate recording, stewardship, and distribution of proceeds.
  10. Manage and review coding and submission of monthly credit card statements.

Database Management:

  1. Facilitates access and coordinates training on the College’s fundraising database (Raiser’s Edge NXT) to other members of the College’s staff.
  2. Directs and maintains a comprehensive and accurate fundraising data base to include all alumni records and all past and prospective donors.
  3. Oversee the extraction and compilation of lists for appeals, campaigns, mailings, and event invitations.
  4. Import information into The Raiser’s Edge, including data appends, wealth information, appeals and constituent updates.
  5. Continuously monitor and improve data integrity.
  6. Manage BlackBaud Everydayhero pages. Ensure the seamless integration of gift and data to and from the Raiser’s Edge NXT and Everydayhero. Review pages periodically for updating and improvement. Implement page updates requested by Advancement colleagues.

Stewardship/Donor Relations:

  1. Review and audit all existing endowment agreements for compliance with laws, best practice, and functionality for the college.
  2. Responsible for tracking all endowments and reports earnings, award status, and use information to donors.
  3. Communicates donor wishes and requirements for all fund expenditures.
  4. Manage annual student thank you letter writing session.
  5. Assist in annual stewardship recognition events.
  6. Oversee gift acknowledgment process. Review and update materials periodically.
  7. Conduct other stewardship activities demonstrating the value and use of donor gifts in furtherance of the College’s mission as time allows.

Personnel Management:

  1. Manages daily workflow of the gift and stewardship coordinator to ensure quality of work performed. Builds capacity of staff to provide opportunities for increased responsibility and grow to the next knowledge level.
  2. Manage student workers with various cleanup, stewardship, and projects requested by other Advancement colleagues.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  2. Experience in Blackbaud NXT preferred
  3. Ability to communicate effectively and bridge both technical and non-technical staff.
  4. A comprehensive understanding of Advancement Services as a functional area, including gift processing, stewardship, donor relations, customer service, prospect management, information security, and data maintenance.
  5. Data analysis skills as well as the ability to create documents, spreadsheets, timelines and reports
  6. Must have the ability to understand alumni and development database structures, development and management, including security auditing and host relationships.
  7. Knowledge of gift processing and stewardship policies and procedures, including IRS regulations.

To Apply:

If interested, please send electronically a letter of application, vitae or resume, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references whom we may call regarding your application to Human Resources at hr@presby.edu  or mail application to Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 S. Broad 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.

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.

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.

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