Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Physics

About Presbyterian College

Presbyterian College is a private liberal arts college located in central South Carolina.

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.

Job Description

The selected applicant will teach several courses and/or labs in Physics.

Requirements

18 successful hours of graduate courses in Physics or related field, Ph.D. preferred with teaching and/or professional experience.

Application Instructions

Along with a cover letter, please send a current CV and teaching statement to Dr. Chad Rodekohr electronically at clrodekoh@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.

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). This position is open for the spring of 2019, but candidates may also start in the fall of 2019 if needed. 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 with those who wish to maintain a private practice in addition to the responsibilities of being a faculty member.  A successful candidate for this position may be expected to teach Introductory Psychology, 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 and has a variety of specialized and general lab spaces, including a small vertebrate lab and observation rooms with two-way mirrors.

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 email 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. 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.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Communication Studies

The English Department at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track position in English and Communication Studies beginning August 2019. We seek a colleague with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching collegiate-level communication courses who will be able to instruct students in general education courses (Introduction to Composition, Introduction to Literature) and upper-level Communication courses (including, but not limited to, topics in journalism, media studies, digital communication, rhetoric, and/or technical communication), as well as build a Communication concentration within the English department. In addition, s/he will be able to integrate technology into research and teaching practice in the classroom and in lab settings. Research that informs the ability to teach textual criticism or media analysis preferred. The assistant professor will teach a 3-4 course load and will be housed in the English department.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric, or a related field
  • Teaching experience at the college level desired

Presbyterian College:  Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. The college supports academic freedom and encourages community involvement. Located in Clinton, South Carolina, PC is approximately 40 minutes from Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina, and about one hour from Columbia, South Carolina. The region offers abundant opportunity for social and recreational activities, including a thriving main street in Greenville, performing arts centers in Greenville and Spartanburg, outstanding hiking and trail biking, numerous lakes for boating, and easy access to Charlotte and Asheville, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Application: Interested individuals should submit to Robert E. Stutts, English Search Committee Co-Chair, the following: (1) a cover letter indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests, (4) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, (5) a sample of recent scholarly work, such as a journal article or book chapter, and (6) three letters of recommendation. Emails should be sent to rstutts@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled.

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

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Director of Academic Success and Retention

Position Summary

The Director of Academic Success and Retention provides leadership in preparing students to flourish in the College of Arts & Sciences and retaining those students so they graduate from PC. The Director reports to the Dean of Academic Programs, but she/he also works closely with the Registrar, the Dean of Students, the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, the Associate Dean of Career Development & Director of Student Success, the Admissions Committee, Library Staff, the Writing Center Coordinator, and the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a vision and strategic direction for academic success and retention at PC.
  • Implement and enhance the College’s Starfish retention software platform by maintaining the system, preparing training materials, and instructing students, faculty, and staff on its effective use.
  • Encourage and receive referrals from advisors, faculty, and other staff on campus about students who are having academic difficulties that leave them at risk.
  • Work with advisors, faculty, and staff to support at-risk students in order to enhance students’ likelihood of academic success and retention.
  • Intervene with at-risk students, including individual meetings scheduled throughout the semester and referral to appropriate campus resources.
  • Monitor progress of students on academic probation, including individual meetings scheduled throughout the semester and referral to appropriate campus resources throughout the semester.
  • Organize and distribute databases of actions taken for at-risk students and exit information related to students leaving PC to ensure current and accurate results.
  • Participate actively on campus committees that identify potential at-risk students and establish intervention plans as necessary.
  • Facilitate new student orientation activities and other co-curricular activities related to academic support and retention.
  • Connect with prospective students, the campus community and external groups on issues related to academic success, including marketing of support services and Starfish.
  • Assess services provided for academic support, and use assessments to evaluate and modify as appropriate academic support programming and resources. This includes student learning outcomes in evaluating initiatives on academic success and retention.
  • Participate in professional organizations, conferences, meetings, and activities in support of academic success and retention.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations in addressing student issues.
  • Prepare monthly updates, end-of-semester reports, and annual reports on retention and academic success for the Dean of Academic Programs.
  • Manage daily activities of the Academic Success Office.
  • Supervise the Coordinator for Academic Success.
  • Assist the Dean of Academic Programs, assuming other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Education, Psychology or other appropriate field.
  • Five years of experience in a higher education setting and leadership role, preferably working on issues of academic success and/or retention.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data, with experience using statistical platforms.
  • Commitment to student success, with particular focus on and appreciation of culturally diverse student populations.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, with particular focus on attention to detail.
  • Strong coordination and leadership skills, with particular focus on building relationships and developing priorities within teams of faculty and staff.
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated ability to use technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, student information systems (Banner/Ellucian preferred), Google tools (email, calendar, drive, and forms), retention software (Starfish preferred), etc.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and work processes, with particular focus on independent action and flexibility in completing tasks.

To apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references to hr@presby.edu or mail information to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources: Full-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 full-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.

Payroll and Grant Accountant

Position Summary: The Payroll and Grant Accountant reports to the Controller and is an integral part of the college’s finance team and supports the college’s mission.  The Payroll and Grant Accountant is involved in a variety of complex accounting and account reconciliation processes as well as the college’s annual financial audits.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Payroll
    • Prepare payrolls for transmission to Banner Payroll – monthly, bi-weekly, non-exempt overtime
    • This includes:
      • Enter payroll changes from Human Resources, Office of the Provost, and additional employee payments into the Banner System
      • Run reports as needed in the Banner Timekeeping System and downloading activity
      • Check each payroll and verify payroll journal entry in Banner general ledger
      • Dispense payroll checks as needed
      • Prepare various payroll reports for Controller and Advancement Office
    • Prepare 403B Contribution and Flex Spending files to upload to TIAA-CREF and SHDR
    • Responsible for understanding benefits as outlined in Non-Faculty Handbook and how they affect payroll
    • Prepare and submit all payroll taxes and quarterly reports
    • Prepare year end P/R reports and W-2s
  • Grant Accounting
    • Perform grant-related post-award functions, including budget and expense analysis, periodic invoicing, financial reporting, labor distribution changes, reconciliations, re-budgeting and grant closeout functions required by grants
    • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports to donors and management
    • Review invoices and provide account codes, when appropriate, for proper project accounting
    • Train and provide ongoing technical assistance to staff and professors on grant programs
    • Coordinate quarterly review and reconciliation of cash for grants
    • Prepare journal entries related to grants including but not limited to indirect costs
    • Maintain government compliance
    • Maintain files for each grant
    • Provide assistance with A-133 Audit
    • Communicate with Principal Investigator and Grants Administration Office
  • Professional Development
    • Pursue professional development to keep pace with demands for services and information including maintaining up to date information about the department and college.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with three or more years’ experience in related field
  • Experience with payroll processing, time and attendance record keeping, and all functions related to payroll processing
  • Understand federal and state payroll tax laws
  • Management and leadership experience with high level of motivation and ability to motivate others
  • Systems experience in accounting environment as well as advanced knowledge in working with computer applications and Microsoft Office Suite products including advanced skills working with Excel spreadsheets using various functions and formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to present financial and non-financial information clearly and logically both in writing and orally
  • Ability to use independent judgment in planning and controlling non-routine activities
  • High level of integrity with ability to maintain confidentiality and accept responsibility
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and follow-through skills

Work Conditions:
Work is performed under usual office conditions with long periods of working at a desk and in front of a computer screen. Work involves deadlines, interruptions, and handling multiple tasks.

Apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references to hr@presby.edu or mail information to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Carpenter

Reporting to the Craftsman Supervisor, installs, maintains and repairs building hardware, including but not limited to doors, windows, floors, walls, and ceilings, adhering to accepted procedures and techniques of the carpenter trade.

Functions:

  • Install, maintain, and repair doors, door hardware, windows, window hardware, floors, walls, ceilings, partitions, office equipment/furniture, classroom fixtures/equipment, lab fixtures/equipment and athletic fixtures/equipment.
  • Repairs existing structures per supervisor request.
  • Inspects work site to determine materials, equipment, tool requirements and methods to be used.
  • Plans, layout, assembles and installs materials, equipment, and fixtures as required by the scope of work.
  • Responds to departmental request which includes, but are not limited to securing office equipment, hanging pictures and installing shelves.
  • Transport materials, tools, and equipment to the work site.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Carpenter principles and their application to maintenance, installation and repair.
  • Knowledge of residential, commercial or heavy construction trade techniques such as; concrete framework, rough framing, exterior/interior trim work, and case or fixture work.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment. Skill in the interpretation of blueprints.

Required education, Licensure, Certification, Registration or Other Requirements:

  • Skill normally attributed to a Journeyman Carpenter who has completed a recognized apprenticeship or vocational program.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Working Conditions:

Physical effort required involving long periods of reaching overhead, stooping, bending and standing with routine discomfort from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air condition; may be exposed to heights, electrical power and hazardous conditions; protective equipment and clothing may

be required; may work weekend, evening and holiday hours; travel between buildings on campus and to other campuses; lifting and carrying objects up to 50 lbs.

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

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.

Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references. Please send materials to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Electronic submissions of application materials are encouraged and should be sent to hr@presby.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer
Advancement Office
Presbyterian College

The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Vice President for Advancement and plays a key role in securing substantial financial resources that enable Presbyterian College to accomplish its mission and achieve its strategic goals. This development officer is responsible for assisting in managing the major gifts program and ensuring its operations successfully benefit the College.

Performance Objectives

  • Responsible for soliciting and securing gifts of $25,000 and higher from alumni and non-alumni friends.
  • Manage relationships with approximately 150 prospective donors and will be expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni and friends of the college.
  • Develops both long and short range operational action plans to strengthen and grow the major gifts program
  • Works closely with the Vice President for Advancement and other major gift officers to plan targeted outreach activities aimed at increasing the donor pool and cultivating and stewarding existing prospects
  • Works closely with other division directors (Annual fund, Alumni Relations, Foundations and Corporate Relations, Advancement Services) in planning innovative outreach activities aimed at strengthening the donor pool and cultivating and stewarding existing prospects
  • Focus on securing support for a set of campus-wide priorities that include academic programs such as the sciences, endowed chairs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and campus improvements.
  • Provides staff support for Advancement Staff members who are active in fundraising
  • Trains and oversees interaction with volunteers as needed

Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a college degree and preference of experience in fundraising
  • A successful candidate must possess a high level of energy, motivation, initiative, flexibility, and creativity with the ability to focus and prioritize
  • Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the college’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the advancement office team
  • Candidate must exhibit an entrepreneurial approach to fundraising
  • Candidate must also have the capacity to perform in an intellectually rigorous and complex environment, exhibit personable characteristics, enabling effective interaction with important constituencies, and possess a genuine commitment to the advancement of liberal arts education and to the principles governing development and alumni affairs
  • A track record of being a team player
  • Proven interpersonal oral and written communications and organizational skills
  • A good working knowledge of donor management software such as Raiser’s Edge
  • The ability and willingness to travel extensively, both weekdays and weekends

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

The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Campus Police Officer

Presbyterian College is accepting applications for a Campus Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and pass a criminal background investigation. Candidate must have either graduated from the SC Criminal Justice Academy or willing to attend and successfully complete the course. Candidate must be able to enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines of the College, as well as local, state and federal laws.

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

The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.

Registrar and Director of Records

Registrar’s Job Purpose:

With limited supervision, manage and direct the operations and activities of the Office of the Registrar. Provide ongoing management of academic records and functional and technical implementation of processes to benefit students, faculty and staff.

Essential Functions of the Registrar:

Coordinate, manage and evaluate

  1. all activities related to course registration and academic records, processes, procedures, publications, and related reports
  2. processes and reports related to requests for student information
  3. compliance with FERPA, in order to maintain as appropriate confidentiality of student records, and implementation of procedures to ensure compliance with other state or federal regulations
  4. all activities related to international student processing and reporting
  5. graduation, ordering/issuance of diplomas, activities associated with commencement ceremonies (candidate seating and line-up, processional, recessional, etc.)
  6. office policies and procedures and make changes as deemed necessary
  7. all test score review (College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Advanced Placement (AP), Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), etc.), record by exam/exempt, or international credit, assuring the accuracy of review and entry
  8. updates as appropriate for college catalogs of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, and other graduate programs
  9. work with the Dean of Academic Programs, Provost, and faculty Curriculum Committee on proposals for new or revised courses or programs
  10. training and development of personnel in the Office of the Registrar, with ability to have multiple functions in office covered by various employees.

Provide support and direction in the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems used to perform the various functions with the Office of the Registrar. Maintain and implement new technology programs and procedures to assist faculty and staff for the future.

Manage and review

  1. Athletic Eligibility
  2. VA Eligibility
  3. Transfer coursework for new students and new transfer students
  4. Senior audits, with use of Ellucian Degree Works software
  5. Academic progress, suspensions, withdrawals, petitions, etc., with use of Starfish software

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Classification Titles of Subordinates

  • Associate Registrar
  • Assistant Registrar
  • Student Worker,
  • and others as needed

Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed by an employee upon entry to this job.

Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of five years of experience in administrative or professional capacities. These include direct responsibility for student records department activities and reports as well as registration activities and reports. The successful candidate is technologically savvy, creative, and proficient experience working with multiple integrated student information systems (Ellucian Banner, with a willingness to use heavily Degree Works and Starfish as well). Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and computer skills are required.

Guidelines and supervision an employee receives in order to do this job.

This position requires the ability to work independently with limited supervision.  Using his/her discretion, the Registrar will meet with the Dean of Academic Programs or Provost when needed.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references to hr@presby.edu  or mail information to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Athletic Department Positions

Health Sciences Positions

School of Pharmacy Positions

Pharmacology - Faculty Position

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences. This position is available starting immediately. Application review will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in pharmacology, possess a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and have excellent interpersonal and group communication skills. Responsibilities for this position include teaching didactic courses and laboratories, scholarly pursuits in basic science research, assisting with building the research infrastructure of the school and service contributions to the department and school. In addition, this individual should possess a significant background in research and a commitment to pursue external funding. Teaching responsibilities will be primarily in pathophysiology, principles of pharmacology/medicinal chemistry, and integrated medication therapy management modules. E-mail submission of application materials is encouraged and interested individuals should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to Katherine Hanlon, Chair of search committee, (kehanlon@presby.edu) Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, 307 North Broad St. Clinton, SC 29325.

Presbyterian College is a private college in Clinton, South Carolina, a community located in the upstate region. The school has obtained accreditation status from ACPE and has graduated three classes.

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.

Office of Sponsored Projects – Director

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) is centralized and serves the research enterprise at Presbyterian College by ensuring the compliance with grantor requirements, ensuring training for those involved with grants, increasing the number of grants submitted, and ultimately increasing the number of students (undergraduate and graduate pharmacy) involved in faculty-directed extramurally funded research.

The Director of OSP will be responsible for all operations of the office, including tasks related to, but not limited to, grants and compliance at Presbyterian College.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee pre-award, post-award, and compliance duties
  • Retain centralized records of all proposals and awards
  • Collect of data for faculty and students, i.e. tracking publications, posters, talks, etc.
    • Student training research opportunities (i.e. Summer Fellows)
    • Number of grants submitted, funded, and classification of personnel on them (contract, consultant/mentor, PI, Co-PI/Co- investigator, etc)
    • Success rates of undergraduate student acceptance into graduate level programs, etc.
  • Remain current on policy changes regarding reporting requirements for various granting institutions
  • Ascertain the educational needs of faculty relating to grant support and provide training to faculty regarding proper procedures for submitting a grant
  • Search for faculty grant opportunities for federal and foundation grants
  • Maintain the OSP website, as well as grant management and compliance software
  • Work with Business Office to set up and manage grant accounts
  • Provide financial/progress reporting to agencies, principal investigators, and project directors
  • Compliance – Work with faculty and staff to ensure compliance with policies governing human subjects (IRB), animal subjects (IACUC), Biohazard/Chemical/rDNA, conflicts of interest, and research integrity

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of policies from NIH and other major granting institutions as appropriate
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal ability
  • Demonstrated aptitude for project management, coordination, and customer service

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • At least 5 years of experience directly related to these duties

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references to hr@presby.edu or mail information to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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