Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for adjunct lecturers for the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year. 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 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 May 1 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).

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.

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 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.

Vice President for Advancement

The College:

Presbyterian College (PC) is located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville, S.C. Since 1880, PC has been offering challenging academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service that prepares students to be leaders in communities. PC provides students with the benefit of engaging with an exceptional faculty who take individual interest in their students’ well-being, both personally and in the classroom.

The compelling purpose of Presbyterian College, as a church-related college, is to develop within the framework of Christian faith the mental, physical, moral, and spiritual capacities of each student in preparation for a lifetime of personal and vocational fulfillment and responsible contribution to our democratic society and the world community. PC has fostered decades of lasting friendships and served as the starting ground for students’ lifelong commitment to serving others.

The Position:

The Vice President for Advancement reports to the President of the College and serves on the senior leadership team. The Vice President for Advancement will be the college’s senior fundraising officer, serving as a strategic partner with the President, with overall responsibility for strategically designing, planning, and initiating development programs to increase private support for Presbyterian College.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes but are not limited to):

  • Lead, guide, develop, and motivate the advancement team across all fundraising, advancement services, and alumni relations functions.
  • Provide executive leadership to the staff of the Department of Advancement; clearly define and clarify these roles and manage/motivate/mold these individuals into a team that accomplishes the desired objectives.
  • Design, plan, and initiate programs for philanthropic giving (all areas)
  • Develop, plan and supervise activities surrounding and related to capital campaigns, annual giving, donor relations, church related fundraising, and gift records.
  • Maintain and demonstrate a hands-on approach to fund raising for the Advancement team
  • Development and oversight of a robust alumni program.
  • Establish and achieve annual fundraising objectives for the annual fund, endowment giving, and capital giving.
  • Develop, maintain, and regularly refresh a multi-year department level business plan that is well aligned with the College strategic plan and objectives.

Qualifications (includes but are not limited to):

  • Experience overseeing and coordinating various fundraising departments.
  • Experience with major gift programs and strategies, including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift donors.
  • Strong leadership and team building skills; great team leader/player.
  • Ability to design and implement effective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies at the individual, family, and cooperative level.
  • Demonstrated experience with goal-setting at the College, department, and individual level; establishing measuring, monitoring, and reporting systems for the department and individuals; budget/fiscal management; evaluating staff, sourcing candidates, and selecting team members; building effective relationships with faculty, staff, alumni, board, and volunteers.
  • Experience in being a part of strategic planning for a college/university and implementing a capital campaign in conjunction with a newly established strategic plan.
  • Passion for private, liberal arts education.
  • Experience in creating a vision of how the Advancement Office will measure success 3 – 5 years in the future.   
  • Ability to travel for fund raising events/meetings, college events off campus and community engagement events.
  • Ability to effectively communicate the mission of Presbyterian College.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred.
  • Successful college/university or private school fund raising experience is preferred.

Applications:

Presbyterian College invites nominations and applications or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the College. Applications must include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and list of references. For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by May 22, 2017 online at Parker Executive Search’s website. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

 

Porsha L. Williams, Vice President
Grant Higgison, Associate
Parker Executive Search
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta GA, 30328
Tel: 770-804-1996 ext. 118 || Fax: 770-804-1917
pwilliams@parkersearch.com || ghiggison@parkersearch.com

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Director of Athletics

The College:

Presbyterian College (PC) is located on a striking 240-acre campus in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville, S.C. Since 1880, PC has been offering challenging academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service that prepares students to be leaders in communities. PC provides students with the benefit of engaging with an exceptional faculty who take individual interest in their students’ well-being, both personally and in the classroom. The compelling purpose of Presbyterian College, as a church-related college, is to develop within the framework of Christian faith the mental, physical, moral, and spiritual capacities of each student in preparation for a lifetime of personal and vocational fulfillment and responsible contribution to our democratic society and the world community. PC has fostered decades of lasting friendships and served as the starting ground for students’ lifelong commitment to serving others.

The Position:

The Director of Athletics will plan, organize, implement, and manage the intercollegiate athletics program to meet the institutional goals of increasing student enrollment, sports participation, retention, and motivate each athletic team for competitive academic and athletic success while maintaining fiscal responsibility and maximizing the College’s marketability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes but are not limited to):

  • Using the College’s mission and strategic plan as a guideline to develop an athletic department vision and direct implementation and evaluation of that plan in a manner that will represent the College and its athletic program in a positive manner.
  • Ensure effective hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of a highly skilled and diverse athletic staff.
  • Prepare and administer the athletics department budget, provide fiscal oversight for the athletic department and related activities, including scholarship strategies and management of restricted funds.
  • Ensure an environment that promotes student-athlete safety and the overall student-athletic college experience.
  • Work with staff to monitor progress and eligibility of all student-athletes.
  • Work collaboratively with the Provost and faculty to align athletics with the academic mission of the College.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with student-athletes and their families.
  • Serve as a positive role model and display an active commitment to good sportsmanship for athletes, coaches, and fans.
  • Serve as an advocate and ensure the safety and welfare of all student-athletes.
  • Develop a positive relationship with and play an active role in Conference, college and community events and programs.
  • Foster a strong relationship with the Town of Clinton and promote the use of facilities as a mutually beneficial partnership.
  • Work collaboratively with Student Life staff with respect to student-athlete needs and any issues related to student behavior.
  • Work directly with the Title IX Coordinator to ensure student-athletes, coaches and staff are properly trained and education on Title IX issues.
  • Ensure institutional compliance with all NCAA and Conference regulations, procedures, and reports. Comply with all College policies and procedures, federal, state and local laws, regulations and requirements. Maintain compliance with financial aid parameters set forth by the College and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Collaborate with VP of Advancement, Scotsman Club and advancement staff in fundraising and fundraising events.
  • Work with Director of Marketing to ensure appropriate and accurate branding information is being disseminated.
  • Ensure the highest ethical, moral, and spiritual standards for all aspects of the College’s athletic programs.

Qualifications (includes but are not limited to):

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred along with increasing responsibility at a senior level in athletic administration in higher education, or substantial related experience.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and executing strategic planning.
  • Experience in identifying and hiring coaching talent.
  • Experienced manager of people and budgets.
  • Ability to cultivate alumni and booster participation.
  • Proven fundraising experience to support the athletic programs.
  • Firm commitment to a student-centered culture and the academic success of student-athletes are essential.
  • Knowledge and application of all NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules & regulations, the NCAA Clearinghouses for Initial & Amateurism Eligibility,
  • Presbyterian College’s academic programs & financial aid processes.
  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills.

Applications:

Presbyterian College invites nominations and applications or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting the College. Applications must include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and list of references. For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by May 5, 2017 online at Parker Executive Search’s website. Review of applications and nominations will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

For additional information please contact:

Daniel Parker, Vice President and Managing Director
Jaleesa Rhoden, Associate
Grant Higgison, Associate
Parker Executive Search
770-804-1996, ext. 118
ghiggison@parkersearch.com

Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will receive consideration for employment. 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, gift acceptance, receipting, and pledge management activity. Manages daily workflow, monthly financial reporting, and data integrity.

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 the 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 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 the Advancement budget. Review, approve, and code invoices for payment while monitoring the remaining budget balances to ensure the division stays within budget.
  11. 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).
  2. Directs and maintains a comprehensive and accurate fundraising database 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 NetCommunity pages. Ensure the seamless integration of gift and data to and from the Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity. Review pages periodically for updating and improvement. Implement page updates requested by Advancement colleagues.
  7. Send emails as requested through NetCommunity to targeted constituents.

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. Oversee student thank you calls for first time, recurring, and other donor groups.
  6. Assist in annual stewardship recognition events.
  7. Oversee gift acknowledgment process. Review and update materials periodically.
  8. 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 the 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.

PROSPECT RESEARCH

  1. Responsible for building the Prospect Research program, leading the creation and implementation of a proactive program for prospect identification.

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.

Associate Director of Financial Aid

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

Job Summary

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

Essential Job Functions:

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

Experience and Education:

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

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 Director of International Programs

Department International Programs

The Assistant Director of International Programs would provide support and management in the Office of International Programs, as well as provide guidance across the university in terms of the F-1 visa program. The Assistant Director would serve as the DSO for the SEVP program and an ARO for the J-1 visa program. This position would work closely with the Director of International Programs in developing opportunities for expanding the J-1 program at Presbyterian College. In addition to regulatory understanding, the Assistant Director develops cultural programming and orientations for both study abroad and international student services in concert with staff members.

The Assistant Director also oversees exchange partner relationships with international institutions and works with the staff to ensure that study abroad advising for both independent programs and faculty-led programs meet the department’s standards and serves the department’s mission through weekly staff meetings, individual meetings with staff members and strategic planning. The position operates under the supervision of the Director of International Programs and is expected to carry out the director’s vision for the department. The Assistant Director may also serve on committees geared towards bringing international programming together across the campus alongside or as a stand-in for the director. The Assistant Director would also be expected to directly advise students on study abroad opportunities or immigration issues. The Assistant Director would also oversee the marketing of programs and the communications going through the website and Abroad Office.

Primary Responsibilities focuses on:

International Student and Scholar Services (50%)

  • Provide expertise and support in the areas of international student support services, campus-wide initiatives pertaining to internationalization; serve as a resource to campus on policies, procedures, and other strategic guidelines related to internationalization efforts
  • Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for Presbyterian College’s SEVP Program and J-1 visa program respectively
  • Advise F-1 and J-1 visa holders on immigration procedures and requirements for maintaining their status including but not limited to course requirements, study abroad programs, etc.
  • Report/Monitor data for all student visas for exchange, dual-degree, and degree-seeking students in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Assist in College compliance with the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations by working closely with other College departments and offices
  • Support the delivery and management of cultural and educational programming for international students
  • Partner with Residence Life with the international living-learning community residential hall, Carol International House, on student programming and student and residential conduct
  • Coordinate and organize the International Student Orientation in Fall and Spring
  • Serve as an academic advisor for initial course registration

Education Abroad (50%)

  • Oversee exchange partner relationships with international institutions
  • Advise prospective study abroad students on independent exchange and faculty-led programs
  • Oversee the marketing of programs and the communications going through the website and Abroad Office
  • Contact students, parents, and exchange partners routinely regarding rules, regulations, practices, or functions
  • Ensure the study abroad advising for both independent exchange and faculty-led programs meet the department’s standards and serves the department’s mission through weekly staff meetings, individual meetings with staff members and strategic planning
  • Serve on committees geared towards bringing international programming together across the campus alongside or as a stand-in for the director
  • Collaborate with other departments to plan, coordinate, problem-solve and strategize related to internationalization and study abroad program promotion
  • Assist Director in supervising intern as well as student staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of International Programs in support of the goals and objectives of the office and College.

Qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) from an accredited university/college in international education, higher education administration, student affairs, international studies
  • Or, a related field and 3 years of experience which must include:
    • Serving in a leadership position and managing staff members directly
    • Advising experience with international students and scholars and experience with SEVIS
    • Experience with enrollment data analysis, computer software programs (e.g., excel), and campus enrollment systems such as Banner.
    • Candidates who have overseas living experiences or cultural immersion experiences, and/or are fluent in a foreign language are highly desirable.
  • The successful candidate must also have training in F-1 and J-1 Student Advising.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background.

Application instructions:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources 503 S. Broad Street, 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 Director of Student Involvement & Multicultural Programs

The Assistant Director for Student Involvement & Multicultural Programs is a professional 12-month position that requires regular interaction with students, faculty, and staff. The position reports to the Director of Student Involvement.  As a member of the Campus Life staff, this person develops both late-night student activities and multicultural programs that promote a sense of dignity, self-worth, and appreciation of people of diverse backgrounds.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop programming and leadership development opportunities for historically underrepresented populations. Advise the Multicultural Student Union (MSU) and co-advise SPECTRUM.
  • Advise the Student Activities Board (SAB) in implementing evening, weekend, and other events. Develop consistent programming that engages the entire campus.
  • Plan with the Student Government Association (SGA) and class officers to develop programs and events including late night events.
  • Assist in the implementation of the CHAMPS summer program. Provides secondary support to 11th & 12th grade programs during the academic year. PC-CHAMPS.org.
  • Cultivate collaborative programs and opportunities with faculty, staff, and students that contribute to the education of all students’ development of cultural competencies.
  • Participate in retention outreach to at-risk students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 organization as funds allow.
  • This position involves night and weekend responsibilities, including serving on the on-call rotation, which requires the AD to live in close proximity to the campus. (Scottish Arms if available)

Qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or other related area.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience within a college/university setting.
  • Possess knowledge of current practices in student development.
  • Demonstrated experience in budget management, program assessment, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Ability to take initiative and offer innovative solutions.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and presentation skills.

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.

Application instructions:

Please mail a cover letter, résumé and list of three references to:
Mrs. Debby S. Young
Senior Administrative Assistant, Campus Life
Presbyterian College
503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325

Or e-mail materials to: campuslife@presby.edu

Assistant Director of Student Involvement & Fraternity/Sorority Life

Anticipated start date: July 1, 2017

The Assistant Director for Student Involvement and Fraternity & Sorority Life is a professional, 12-month position that requires regular interaction with students, faculty, and staff. The position reports to the Director of Student Involvement.  As a member of the Campus Life staff, the AD promotes enriching and diverse co-curricular experiences. This person will develop a sustainable Fraternity and Sorority community, work with Student Government (SGA) executive boards to develop late night programming, and collaborate on leadership programs, alcohol and other drug initiatives with the PEER Educators.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop Fraternity and Sorority Leadership to promote college and (inter)national standards for leadership development, philanthropy, service and social initiatives.
  • Create and implement regular late-night weekend programming while developing Registered Student Organization (RSO) partnerships to support event success.
  • Advise SGA executive boards and collaborate to develop dynamic and engaging programming.
  • Direct the calendar and social media in support of the calendar of events.
  • Cultivate collaborative programs and opportunities with faculty, staff, students, and other community partners that contribute to student’s engagement, education, and retention.
  • Collaborate with faculty and pharmacy partner to develop Student Media.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 organization as funds allow.
  • This position requires night and weekend responsibilities, including serving on the on-call rotation, which requires the AD to live within 15 minutes of campus.

Qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or other related areas.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience within a college/university setting.
  • Possess knowledge of current practices in student development.
  • Possess experience working with Fraternity and Sorority leadership and other student organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience in budget management, program assessment, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Ability to take initiative and offer innovative solutions.
  • Possess excellent time management, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

Application instructions:
Please mail a cover letter, résumé and list of three references to:

Mrs. Debby S. Young
Senior Administrative Assistant, Campus Life
Presbyterian College
503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325
Or e-mail materials to: campuslife@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 Admissions Counselor

Position Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

Position Summary: This full-time position serves as a member of the enrollment team, and in concert with the motto of Presbyterian College, provides exemplary service to various populations. The role incorporates a full range of admission responsibilities including extensive recruitment travel, interviewing, presentation of the College to various constituencies in multiple formats, personalized contact with prospective students, parents, and guidance counselors, and evaluation of applications for admission. The Undergraduate Admissions Counselor manages a regional recruitment territory. Evening and weekend work is required throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Diplomacy and possession of exceptional written and oral communication skills, including group presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated advanced problem-solving capabilities, critical thinking skills, creativity, and a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated integrity and a team-approach to solving recruitment and retention challenges.
  • Proven ability and passion for working with diverse constituencies, and interest in issues related to access.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while also being a collaborative team player in a fast-paced environment.
  • Display of a strong commitment to the mission of the institution, and the ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education in a faith-based tradition.
  • Proficiency with productivity software and database management systems; technical aptitude.
  • Willingness and ability to attend overnight and weekend recruitment and travel.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree or progress toward an advanced degree is preferred. Experience in admission, student life, marketing, public relations or a related field is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute travel for recruitment purposes to include high school visits, college fairs, and other recruitment opportunities.
  • Meet with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors, and other constituencies in order to communicate the message of the College.
  • Interview and counsel prospective students on the admissions process.
  • Possess strong knowledge of admissions information technology.
  • Analyze statistical data and daily reports; evaluate program effectiveness, assess outcomes, present cost analyses, and develop improved programming to achieve goals.
  • Maintain current and develop new relationships with high schools in a regional territory.
  • Evaluate first-year applications for admission, analyze qualifications and exercise judgment of admissibility to the College.
  • Work with the director and dean to manage all forms of communication, written, electronic and social.
  • Participate in campus events such as open houses, scholarship days, and accepted student events.
  • Implement specific strategies for recruiting students and meeting enrollment goals.
  • Participate in professional training and development.
  • Assist and participate with other staff members having special project responsibilities for the coordination of activities designed to accomplish established enrollment objectives.
  • Assist with the office operations where appropriate to include date entry, telephone, and other administrative duties.
    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admissions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands of the duties described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The ability to lift up to 25 pounds during recruitment-related travel is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names of three professional references with contact information (including email address) 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.

 

 

 

Administrative Assistant to Education Department Faculty: part-time

Presbyterian College is seeking to fill the position of Part-Time Administrative Assistant to Education Department Faculty. This is a 9-month part-time position (middle of August to the middle of May).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Correspondence, filing, maintaining building room schedules, making travel arrangements, assist with setting up education department events, assist faculty with departmental needs and day to day office procedures.

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. 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.

HVAC Technician

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in connection with the installation, maintenance, and repair of HVAC systems and related equipment as directed by management.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs skilled mechanical maintenance work in the repair, installation, and alteration of heating, ventilating and refrigeration systems and related equipment and facilities.
  • Installs, chillers, pumps, motors, compressors, and related components of HVAC systems.
  • Test systems for leaks, faults, pressure/charge loss.
  • Performs preventive maintenance tasks on HVAC systems and equipment.
  • May be required to act in a lead role on HVAC related projects involving other workers.
  • Orders materials as needed.
  • Plans and lays out work and keeps basic records.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the HVAC shop.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus
  • Services department as needed.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to perform detailed work.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Ability to follow high standards.

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

  • Knowledge of methods, materials, calculations and equipment common to HVAC
  • 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.

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 of Physician Assistant Studies and Academic Director at Presbyterian College

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Academic Director is responsible for the overall leadership for the academic phase of the Physician Assistant Program. The Academic Director is responsible for the day-to-day planning, operations and management of the academic components of the physician assistant program. In addition to teaching in the PA program, this position is responsible for all facets of the academic curriculum. The Academic Director works with the Program Director to oversee and facilitate the didactic experience for faculty and students in accordance with ARC-PA Standards to provide a superior didactic education.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate didactic course learning objectives and analyze program outcomes along with other PA faculty.
  • Responsible for the coordination and direction of the didactic phase of the program under the leadership of the Program Director.
  • Responsible for all aspects of ARC-PA accreditation processes and standards related to the didactic phase of the PA program.
  • Leads the daily program administration of the didactic phases of the program including student testing, performance evaluation, remediation, and maintaining metrics for the didactic phase of the program.
  • Effective budget management
  • Oversees academic program and integrity
  • Provides ongoing program evaluation in conjunction with other faculty members.
  • Maintains collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Participates in student recruitment, admission, and selection process.
  • Provides input to the PA steering and advisory committee
  • Provides classroom instruction preparing and presenting relevant, current course content.
  • Performs student advisement and academic counseling.
  • Provides input to faculty in designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the curriculum.
  • Resolves student dissatisfactions related to admissions by investigating concerns; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Will assume primary responsibility as a Course Director for appropriate course within the program (based on experience and skills).
  • Assists in the preparation of course syllabi.
  • Assists in the preparation of course content.
  • Assists in the preparation of course examinations.
  • Assists in the development of clinical sites.
  • Assists in the development of equipment lists and supplies required for laboratory medicine course and other courses as required.
  • Assists in the selection of textbooks.
  • Assist in the development of laboratory exercises matching course objectives.
  • Participates in various community and civic activities.
  • Participates in scholarly activity.
  • Participates in PA program faculty and other meetings.
  • Participates in all other college required meetings and ceremonies.

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

Specific ARC-PA Assigned Responsibilities:

  • Academic advising
  • Accreditation services
  • Clinical practice
  • 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 and SC state licensed physician assistant who has practiced clinical medicine and has current skills
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Proficient written and verbal language skills
  • Competent in working with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferences:

  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching in an academic or other setting
  • Currently practicing clinically (full or part-time) with preferences given to those working in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine. However, consideration will be given to all other areas of clinical medicine for those with strong overall clinical skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills

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 Professor of Physician Assistant Studies and PA Admissions Director at Presbyterian College

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Admissions Director is responsible for the overall leadership for the admissions process of the Physician Assistant Program. The Admissions Director is responsible for the admissions process for the physician assistant program. In addition to teaching in the PA program, this position is responsible for all facets of admissions to the PA program including: the admissions process, maintaining admittance guidelines; marketing the PA program to students; obtaining applicant information; screening applicants; completing admissions process; resolving student dissatisfactions with the admissions process, and maintaining admissions statistics for ARC-PA accreditation.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the preparation of ARC-PA documentation especially for the admissions process.
  • Maintains admission guidelines by writing, updating, and recommending changes to admission criteria, policies and procedures.
  • Works with others within the institution to ensure the PA program policies/processes are consistent with other policies/processes within the institution
  • Markets programs and facilities by assisting with preparation of informational brochures; assisting with writing and placing advertisements; answering questions; and helping to conduct tours for prospective students.
  • Maintains primary responsibility for CASPA.
  • Maintains primary responsibility for external organizations involved in the PA. process such as those vendors who provide background checks and drug screening
  • Obtains applicant information from CASPA and manages the entire process regarding application required information.
  • Coordinates the interview process and is primarily responsible for the outcomes of the admissions process for the PA program.
  • Screens students by comparing to required admission criteria; evaluating and accepting or rejecting students.
  • Works with others within the institution to admit students by assisting with completing admission and financial forms; and other documents required for the program.
  • Resolves student dissatisfactions related to admissions by investigating concerns; recommending changes in policies and procedures.
  • Prepares admissions reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Will assume primary responsibility as a Course Director for appropriate course within the program (based on experience and skills).
  • Assists in the preparation of course syllabi.
  • Assists in the preparation of course content.
  • Assists in the preparation of course examinations.
  • Assists in the development of clinical sites.
  • Assists in the development of equipment lists and supplies required for laboratory medicine course and other courses as required.
  • Assists in the selection of textbooks.
  • Assist in the development of laboratory exercises matching course objectives.
  • Participates in various community and civic activities.
  • Participates in scholarly activity.
  • Participates in PA program faculty and other meetings.
  • Participates in all other college required meetings and ceremonies.

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

Specific ARC-PA Assigned Responsibilities:

  • Academic advising
  • Accreditation services
  • Clinical practice
  • 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 and SC state licensed physician assistant who has practiced clinical medicine and has current skills
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Proficient written and verbal language skills
  • Competent in working with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferences:

  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching in an academic or other setting
  • Currently practicing clinically (full or part-time) with preferences given to those working in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine. However, consideration will be given to all other areas of clinical medicine for those with strong overall clinical skills.
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills

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