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

Assistant Athletic Director for the Scotsman Club

Division: College Advancement
Status: Full-time/Exempt

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Assistant Athletic Director for the Scotsman Club is a member of the Office of Advancement.  The Assistant Athletic Director will work closely with the athletic department to create and implement strategies to maximize giving: coordinate direct mail and e-solicitation fundraising appeals, social media solicitations, steward annual fund donors and manage volunteers in order to advance the mission and activities of Presbyterian College and its athletic program.

Develop and implement a sustained giving program for the Presbyterian College athletic program

  • Initiate and implement sustained giving to the athletic program
  • Collaborate with the Director of Advancement and with Advancement Services staff to successfully implement sustained giving
  • Develop strategies to significantly increase the number of sustaining donors
  • Identify major gift prospects and collaborate with development staff on moves management

Assist in coordination of the Presbyterian College Annual Fund direct mail campaigns for alumni and parents, including publicity in the Presbyterian College Magazine.

  • Develop a direct mail plan to effectively solicit all segments of alumni, parents, and individuals for the Scotsman Club
  • Collaborate with Annual Fund staff and Advancement Services staff to ensure data accuracy for affinity letters and mass appeals
  • Collaborate with Marketing/Communications staff to coordinate the development and production of mail pieces
  • Ensure all mail pieces are properly tracked. Analyze, evaluate, and report results for all mail pieces
  • Collaborate with Marketing/Communications staff to strategically include Scotsman Club messages, stories, ads, updates, and results on the website
  • Write solicitation letters for various constituencies on behalf of Scotsman Club & campaigns

Coordinate Presbyterian College Fund email campaigns & create Scotsman Club E-Newsletter

  • In coordination with the direct mail plan, develop an e-communications plan to effectively solicit all segments of alumni, parents, and individuals
  • Set email schedule in cooperation with the alumni and development offices
  • Coordinate creation and distribution of email solicitation messages for the Scotsman Club
  • Write/edit content for the monthly Scotsman Club e-newsletter and coordinate with Marketing/Communications staff to coordinate the development and production of E-newsletter
  • Evaluate effectiveness of e-solicitations and maintain awareness of industry trends and best practices

Provide oversight for the Scotsman Club webpage

  • Collaborate with Annual Fund staff to update and evaluate information, language, and messaging
  • Evaluate effectiveness of the website. Identify, develop and implement improvements
  • Collaborate with Annual Fund staff and Advancement Services staff to produce annual online honor roll of donors

Serve as Point of Contact for the Scotsman Club Board of Directors.

  • With assistance from the Athletic Director provide oversight of the 20-member Board of Directors
  • Develop plan to improve transparency of financial data, internal & external communications to Scotsman Club members and proper constituents
  • Coordinate meetings and schedule of events for all Scotsman Club BOD functions

Develop all Scotsman Club related Athletic events, including all home football games, with select away football, home & away basketball games, and conference championships.

  • Work with sponsors, vendors, and volunteers for coordination of events
  • Develop communications plan to increase awareness and attendance
  • Record and measure post-event successes and needed improvements, in planning for future Scotsman Club events

Maintain positive relationships with volunteers, colleagues, students and other constituents.

  • Communicate program information within the division and with college constituencies
  • Assist with Advancement, Athletics, and Alumni Relations events

Scotsman Club Events, such as the Scotsman Club Invitational and Scotsman Club Kickoff event on Scotsman Club Day weekend during football season.

  • Develop relationships with sponsors and vendors of Presbyterian College in an effort to fund the golf tournament and raise additional funds for the Scotsman Club
  • Coordinate all communication efforts, including direct mail, flyers, e-mail, social media, and phone campaigns to increase player attendance & sponsorship involvement
  • Track all relationships, dollars, and members in order to present a successful report of findings, money raised, and relationships developed
  • Manage the tournament operations and volunteer mobilization efforts

Assist in Campaigns with the Advancement team as needed.

  • At the discretion of the Vice President of Advancement; cultivate, solicit and steward alumni & donors in accordance to the plan of action for any/all campaigns as assigned

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

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Positions

Coordinator of Assessment and Academic Services

The Coordinator of Assessment and Academic Services reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy. This individual works in conjunction with the Director of Assessment and is responsible, in concert with the Director of Assessment and Associate Dean, for coordinating the gathering of data in support of programmatic and curricular assessment and assisting with preparation of reports as required by accrediting bodies. The Coordinator also facilitates faculty development as assigned and maintains technology utilized in the delivery of the curriculum.

Specific duties of the Coordinator of Assessment and Academic Services include:

  • Oversight of the logistics and data collection of all aspects of the school’s assessment plan
  • Collaborative work with faculty to improve teaching and the overall curriculum based on assessment data
  • Maintenance and utilization of various software programs in support of the academic program
  • Train students, faculty, and staff on the technical use of various computer software programs
  • Coordination of and leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of faculty development seminars and workshops
  • Educational consultation regarding e-learning to faculty on an individual or group basis
  • Participation in institutional effectiveness measures including, but not limited to, annual goals and objectives, planning, curriculum assessment, quality improvement initiatives, and preparation of reports for accrediting bodies

Other Responsibilities:

  • Computer Skills:  Achieve and maintain competency in computer programs and databases required for the position (e.g., Microsoft Office, E*Value, Banner/BannerWeb, one45, Moodle, ExamSoft, etc.)
  • Institutional Effectiveness: Participate in institutional effectiveness measures including, but not limited to, annual goals and objectives, planning, quality improvement initiatives, and assessment as well as preparation of reports as required by accrediting bodies
  • Campus-Wide Coordination:  Coordinate with other offices within the School of Pharmacy and Presbyterian College as needed especially in regards to programmatic assessment and reports or other work as required by accrediting bodies
  • Initiative:  Anticipate projects to be done and take the initiative to address it
  • Other Duties:  Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements of the Successful Candidate: Bachelor’s degree preferred (preferably in one of the following areas: education; a health science; business; or computer science. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, in particular, a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is imperative. Ability to utilize and train others in various technology applications used for assessment and curricular purposes is necessary. An active driver’s license is needed as well as a strong work ethic, intrinsic motivation, and the ability to work well with others as part of a team.

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.