Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct French Faculty

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages invites applications for a French Adjunct Instructor to teach a three-hour General Education course (FREN 201-Intermediate French I) in the Fall 2017 semester. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in French (required), or Ph.D (preferred). A near-native or native level of French and prior teaching experience required. 

Review of completed applications will begin May 1 and continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should send (electronically): (1) a cover letter, (2) vitae, (3) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, (4) statement of teaching philosophy and (4) contact information for three references to Dr. Sharon E. Knight, Department of Modern Foreign Languages at seknight@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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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