Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer to teach General Chemistry (either lecture and/or lab sections) for the upcoming fall 2019 semester. A minimum of a Master’s degree in chemistry or a related field is required; however, ABDs interested in gaining teaching experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested individuals should send electronically: (1) a letter of application, (2) vitae, (3) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and (4) contact information for three references to: Dr. Walter Ott (email: wott@presby.edu). Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please visit http://www.presby.edu/.

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

Ecology Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Biology at Presbyterian College announces a tenure-track position in Ecology, broadly defined.  Candidates with expertise in any area of Ecology, including but not limited to, population biology, field biology, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or microbial ecology, will be considered.

Excellence in teaching is highly valued at Presbyterian College. We expect the individual in this position to teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and contribute to the Introductory Biology sequence. The successful candidate will develop an active research program that incorporates undergraduate research opportunities, and complements existing research efforts in the Department of Biology.

Qualifications:

PhD in Biology, Ecology, or similar discipline. Postdoctoral experience desired.

Presbyterian College:

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

Application:

Inquiries regarding this position should be made to Dr. Stuart Gordon, Presbyterian College Dept. of Biology, sggordon@presby.edu, 864-833-8405 (office). Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Stuart Gordon, Biology Search Committee Chair, and be sent electronically as one pdf file to biosearch2019@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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

Wind Ensemble Conductor / Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

The Department of Music at Presbyterian College (PC) invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position conducting the PC Wind Ensemble and teaching undergraduate music classes, with preference for music theory, at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2020.

Responsibilities: Regular teaching responsibilities include conducting the wind ensemble, pep band and jazz band as needed, and teaching wind lessons (brass preferred). Additional teaching responsibilities will be assigned according to the needs of the Music department and the successful candidate’s expertise. Evidence of recruitment, through both personal and university ensemble performances, and interaction with high school music programs is expected. The successful candidate will demonstrate a collegial attitude and the ability to communicate effectively. Additional duties include development of the wind ensemble and wind program, student advising and mentoring, committee service, and participation in the Christmas at PC program.  Candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to supporting an undergraduate music program at a liberal arts college and should exemplify excellence in both teaching and conducting.

Qualifications: A doctorate in instrumental conducting is preferred, but ABDs with significant collegiate teaching experience will be considered. The Department is particularly interested in applicants who will teach related music courses (theory is desirable).

Application Process: To receive full consideration, submit a complete application which includes: 1) a current curriculum vitae; 2) graduate transcripts (official or unofficial); 3) a letter of application that includes a teaching philosophy addressing both ensemble and classroom/applied lesson teaching as well as a vision statement about collaboration, innovation, and programming for wind ensemble; 4) names and contact information of at least three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship; 5) where available, unrestricted links to video recordings of recent wind ensemble rehearsals and performances as well as solo performances: when providing these links, please use online platforms with directly accessible videos linked in Microsoft Word documents. All materials must be submitted electronically, and candidates should be prepared to submit additional material upon request.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  For additional assistance, and to submit applications, contact Dr. Karen Buckland, Chair of the Music Department, at kbuck@presby.eduor (864) 833-8467.

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.

The Department of Music serves over 100 students in the classroom, studio and a variety of large and small ensembles.  The Department offers a major in the Bachelor of Arts degree and a Minor in Music, and is dedicated to providing musical experiences for all students. More information about the Music Department can be found at www.presby.edu/music.

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

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Associate Director of Academic Success and First Scholars Coordinator

Title: Associate Director of Academic Success and First Scholars Coordinator
Department: Academic Affairs
Reports to: Director of Academic Success and Retention
Supervisory Responsibilities: none
Employment Status:  12-month, full-time

The Associate Director of Academic Success and First Scholars Coordinator provides leadership in developing, implementing, and sustaining services around first-generation student success, retention, and persistence for the College of Arts & Sciences at Presbyterian College. The Associate Director reports to the Director of Academic Success and Retention.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Lead college initiatives for first-generation student issues (what PC calls First Scholars), with particular attention to best practices in support services and instruction.
  • Establish and execute a strategic vision for both acquiring and maintaining resources and services around first-generation student success, to include budget planning, management, and/or other related grant funding.
  • Prepare and coordinate programming throughout the academic year specifically for First Scholars.
  • Develop and coordinate mentoring opportunities for First Scholars with PC faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • Provide new student academic advising to First Scholars during the summer months, and serve as a supplemental advisor to First Scholars during the academic year.
  • Create and deliver intentional programming during new student orientation for First Scholars and their families, to include topics such as high school-to-college transition, navigating college enrollment processes, and college expectations.
  • Collect, maintain, and present data on First Scholars and assist the Office of Institutional Research and the Director of Academic Success and Retention in analyzing and assessing student retention and persistence data.
  • Engage actively with First Scholars who are at risk of non-persistence due to academic or other difficulties.
  • Encourage the use of and receive referrals from faculty and other campus staff about First Scholars who experience academic, social, or personal difficulties.
  • Establish a case management approach for tracking academic progress and referrals using the college’s Starfish retention and early alert software.
  • Intervene with First Scholars to assist them as they use campus resources.
  • Cultivate an inclusive and welcoming campus community for First Scholars.
  • Manage effective retention strategies for First Scholars.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for external support of First Scholars initiatives.
  • Assist the Director in creating and promoting programming and services of the Academic Success Office through social media, the Internet, and other electronic forms of communication.
  • Assist with providing academic success strategy workshops to FYE courses and at other times throughout the academic year.
  • Collaborate with a variety of offices across campus to coordinate and promote support services and programming of First Scholars (Athletics, Financial Aid, Campus Life, International Programs, Admissions, Marketing, etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal laws and regulations in addressing student issues.
  • Participate in professional organizations, conferences, campus committees, meetings, or activities in support of First Scholars and retention issues.
  • Assist Academic Success Office team members with providing proctored testing for students with approved accommodations or other needs.
  • Participate actively and willingly as a team player in the Academic Success Office, assisting the Director of Academic Success and Retention and the Dean of Academic Programs, assuming other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum education: Master’s degree from an accredited baccalaureate institution, preferably with a focus on higher education, student affairs, or a related area, or a master’s degree in another field with substantial experience in one or more of the areas listed below.
  • Minimum experience: Two or more years of experience in a higher education setting, preferably working in areas of college access, academic advising, student support services, academic success and/or retention
  • Commitment to student success, with particular focus on and appreciation of diverse student populations. Familiarity with high-impact practices in higher education settings preferred.
  • Ability to think critically and analyze problems quickly and effectively
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, and to organize for completion of different tasks
  • Ability to present effectively, particularly in designing materials and sharing information orally to a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, student information systems (Banner/Ellucian preferred), Google tools (email, calendar, drive, and forms), and retention software (Starfish preferred), etc., with some preferred experience with social media platforms

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.eduReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

Assistant Director of Student Involvement: Events and Student Organizations

The Assistant Director for Student Involvement: Orientation and Events 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 Assistant Director plans and promotes enriching and diverse programs and events. Approximately 70% of the position is focused on developing orientation and other student facing events, including actively leading the Student Activities Board; 20% of the focus is on managing Registered Student Organizations; and 10% of the focus is on developing collaborative projects and committees within the department and campus.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop, plan, and implement quality Orientation programming to welcome students to the college for summer and spring sessions.
  • Organize and implement campus-wide events like Welcome Week, Winter Welcome, Spring Fling, etc.
  • Develop, plan, and implement at least 1 signature event each month as well as regular niche/small events, primarily on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Responsible for ensuring contracted programs and events follow college processes.
  • Actively lead the Student Activities Board.
  • Develop, plan and implement assessments to improve programs and services.
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities to get students involved on-campus and to build community.
  • Cultivate partnerships with RSOs, departments, etc. to implement programs and events.
  • Participate in retention outreach to unengaged 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.
  • Nights and weekends are required as related to programs and services, including serving on the weekend 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 area.
  • 1-2 years’ experience within a college/university setting, graduate experience considered.
  • 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 organizational, team building, and presentation skills.

Application instructions:

Please mail a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information 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.

Assistant Director of Student Involvement: Recreation

The Assistant Director of Student Involvement: Recreation is a 12-month, full-time 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 position promotes enriching and diverse co-curricular experiences. This person will develop a comprehensive recreation program including club sports, intramural sports, fitness programs, and staffing of Springs Student Center and Recreation Center. This position also coordinates with the Department of Admissions to attract new students to PC through pipeline clubs.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supervise student staff in Springs Student Center and Recreation Center and IM sports roles.
  • Advise all club sports with a focus on attracting 5-7 new students each academic year.
  • Manage the intramural sports program.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Springs Student Center in coordination with the Director of Student Involvement.
  • Develop and implement recreation policies and procedures including staff manuals and training.
  • Collaborate with peers across campus and support student leaders in engaging the campus.
  • Direct recreation social media resources.

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.
  • Nights and weekends are required as related to programs and services, including serving on the weekend on-call rotation, which requires the AD to live within 15 minutes of campus.

Qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • Master’s degree in Recreation, College Student Personnel, or other related area.
  • 1-2 years’ experience within a college/university setting, graduate experience considered.
  • Experience with managing sports through IMleagues.
  • Possess knowledge of current practices in student development.
  • Possess experience in leading a collegiate recreation center, Club Sports, Intramural Sports, and other student organizations.
  • Ability to develop positive, proactive relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Ability to lead and manage projects and initiatives.
  • Possess excellent organizational, team building, and presentation skills.

Application instructions:

Please mail a cover letter, résumé and list of three references to:
Mr. Daniel Adams
Director of Student Involvement
Presbyterian College
503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325
Or e-mail materials to: dmadams@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 for Career and Professional Development

Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

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

Primary responsibilities include:

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

Departmental responsibilities include:

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

Qualifications, skills and knowledge:

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

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

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

Assistant / Associate Director of Admission

Position Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admission

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the director of admission, the assistant/associate director of admission will provide leadership, mentoring, support and training to other members of the recruitment team. This individual will also manage a regional territory and oversee additional initiatives, including management of staff, athletic recruitment, transfer admission, and/or international student recruitment. The assistant/associate director will serve as a key member of the enrollment management team to help foster dialogue and communication between the recruitment, marketing, operations and event divisions.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee one or more specialized recruitment initiatives (athletic, international, and/or transfer recruitment)
  • Develop and provide training to admission counselors in effective territory management and other recruitment activities
  • Plan and execute travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events in an assigned regional territory
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and make appropriate decisions
  • Collaborate with director of admission to develop to coordinate smart, creative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies to stabilize existing markets and grow new markets
  • Collect and utilize data to measure impact and engagement recruitment strategies
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff trainings, team building activities, on campus programming, and professional committees

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • Three years of progressive experience in a fast-past environment, preferably college admission
  • Must have superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, group presentation skills, and a proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of admission software (prior experience with Slate CRM is preferred)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and an understanding of the importance of using data to make decisions
  • Strong work ethic and creative initiative
  • Adept at following and adapting to ever-changing procedures and processes

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

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

Cashier/Bookkeeper

Job Description Summary:

The Cashier/Bookkeeper reports to the Director of Accounting

Responsibilities:

Cashier Duties:

  • Receive checks, cash, and money orders for tuition at Cashier window and by mail; write receipts, prepare deposits, and post to student account in Banner
  • Receive checks, cash, and money orders for general receipts at Cashier window, by postal mail and by interoffice mail, including athletic game revenue; write receipts, prepare deposits, and post to the general ledger in Banner
  • Receive checks, cash, and money orders for gifts; write receipts, prepare deposits, and post to the general ledger in Banner
  • Process credit card payments for Escrow Deposits and post to student accounts
  • Process credit card payments for miscellaneous general receipts and post to general ledger accounts
  • Check Synovus Bank web site daily for incoming ACH and wire transfer credits, write receipts, notify appropriate departments as needed, and post payments to the general ledger or to the student account in Banner
  • Maintain $900 petty cash box
  • Provide backup support for billing and payment questions for students and parents at Cashier window, by phone, or by e-mail
  • Process returned checks; collect for returned checks when necessary
  • Maintain files that provide backup for the receivables process
  • Approve and stamp checks “for cash” for students and/or personnel to carry to TD Bank
  • Check Official Payments web site daily for returned e-checks and inform the Student Accounts Manager who will notify the parent or student; notify Official Payments of posting issues due to server errors
  • Determine disposition of checks mailed to the general address of the college
  • Set up new Laurens County Academy of Music students in Banner
  • Apply student payments from collection agency

Bookkeeper Duties:

  • Scan weekly checks, direct deposits, and journal entries into Docuphase
  • Enter journal entries provided by the other accounting staff
  • Complete credit applications for vendors who do business with the college
  • Distribute student refund checks to students when necessary
  • Serve as manager of the records storage area for the Business Office
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent customer service
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with confidentiality

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.

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

Coordinator of Electronic Resources

Presbyterian College seeks an enthusiastic and disciplined librarian to facilitate use of electronic information resources and administer the library management system (soon to be the PASCAL shared library services platform).  This is a full-time administrative exempt position of 37.5 hours per week reporting to the Library Director, with a regular schedule of Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Administer all aspects of the shared library services platform (SLSP), serving as first point of contact for its implementation and operation.
  • Administer access to databases, journal collections, and other electronic resources.
  • Manage electronic services, such as Browzine and EZproxy.
  • Provide technical support for, and resolve problems with, electronic resources and services.
  • Provide training and information to library staff to facilitate optimal use of electronic resources and services, as well as the SLSP.
  • Run reports and compile statistics for the library’s electronic resources and services annually and by request.
  • Investigate and, in consultation with the Library Director, implement additional functionality and enhancements to the library’s electronic resources, services, or SLSP.

Qualifications Required:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent;
  • good judgment as well as the ability to listen carefully and critically to interpret and understand patrons’ and colleagues’ needs;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • strong service commitment, as well as organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively, handle multiple tasks, set priorities, and complete tasks in a timely manner;
  • two years or more of directly related academic library experience.

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.

For more information please visit http://www.presby.edu

To Apply:

If interested, will you please send electronically a letter of application, vitae or resume, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references whom we may call regarding your application to both: Dave Chatham, Library Director (dchatham@presby.edu) and Human Resources (hr@presby.edu). Review of completed applications will begin September 16th and continue until the position is filled.

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

Director of Advancement Services

Purpose of Position:

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

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

Financial and Reporting Functions:

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

Database Management:

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

Stewardship/Donor Relations:

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

Personnel Management:

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

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

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

To Apply:

If interested, please send electronically a letter of application, vitae or resume, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references whom we may call regarding your application to Human Resources at hr@presby.edu  or mail application to Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325

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

Director of the James H. Thomason Library

Position Status and Function:

This is a full-time administrative-exempt position of 37.50 hours per week, with faculty status in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Reporting to the Provost, the Director supervises a staff of seven library personnel and directs library operations for the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Pharmacy, and the School of Health Professions, all of which have resources through the James H. Thomason Library.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes enhanced library services and resources to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Encourages information literacy instruction and use of emerging library technologies.
  • Supervises library personnel, some indirectly, and encourages professional development for staff.
  • Engages in careful stewardship of budgets and resources, in consultation with the Provost.
  • Manages collection development, consulting with faculty across campus as appropriate about potential curricular needs, as well as library facilities and equipment.
  • Initiates and implements long-range planning for library development, including evaluation and assessment of library services.
  • Provides collaborative leadership with library personnel to provide enhanced library services and resources across campus, including exposure to archival material.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fosters relationships with and accessibility to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serves on ad hoc committees as requested and when other responsibilities permit.
  • Represents the College at state and national library association meetings, as appropriate.
  • Carries out other duties as requested by the Provost.

Qualifications:

  • American Library Association accredited master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent, with preference for an additional graduate degree in a liberal arts discipline of study offered by the College;
  • A minimum of 6 years of directly related and/or progressively responsible library experience, including significant supervisory leadership;
  • Effective decision-making skills;
  • Ability to listen carefully and critically, in concert with excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • Commitment to service, with initiative and flexibility to respond to a demanding and rapidly changing environment;
  • Willingness to embrace innovative ideas for library development, with preference for experience in consortia relationships in the use of new technologies;
  • Comfort with engaging student, faculty, and staff, with emphasis on building a team of outstanding library personnel.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

Evening Circulation/Night Attendant

Position Status:

This is a 12-month support position with varying schedules during the year. During fall and spring semesters, the regular schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 3:10 p.m. to 12:10 a.m. for a total of 40 hours per week.  The schedule for the rest of the year is subject to negotiation with the Library Director.  The Evening Circulation/Night Attendant reports to the Associate Director for Public Services.  The Evening Circulation/Night Attendant supervises student assistants following established guidelines and works cooperatively with other members of the Library staff.

Primary Functions:

Provide efficient and courteous library circulation, reserve, and interlibrary loan service to library users in accordance with established policies to ensure fair and reliable access to information and materials for all.  Process incoming print periodicals.  Encourage and maintain appropriate behavior among students and other library users according to the expectations defined for each type of study zone or room. Supervise the building in the absence of the Associate Director for Public Services.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement library policies appropriately; interpret and communicate those policies to patrons clearly and tactfully.
  • Maintain a professional atmosphere and discipline in the circulation area, in particular, and the orderly and proper use of the building in general.
  • Provide basic circulation service as needed: checking materials in and out, shelving materials, and shelf-reading.
  • Collect fines and handle cash transactions across the desk.
  • Train student assistants and supervise their work checking materials in and out, shelving materials, processing print periodicals, shelf-reading, and performing other tasks as assigned.
  • Manage student use of locked study rooms, ensuring that they are locked during designated times following return of keys.
  • Assist library users with equipment such as public photocopier, computer printer, fax machine, and microfilm reader-printer, restocking with supplies as needed.
  • Conduct thorough sweeps of the library daily: re-shelve materials, straighten furniture.
  • Pick up and distribute daily mail.
  • Resolve non-routine issues, such as considering requests to waive fines or permit borrowing by a patron with fines exceeding the limit, or responding to patron complaints.
  • Refer serious public relations or policy difficulties to the Reference Librarian (Evening Supervisor), Head of Circulation, or Library Director as appropriate.
  • Close the building following established procedures.
  • Provide efficient and courteous delivery of interlibrary loan service, with timely and accurate processing of requests, appropriate communication with patrons and libraries, and reliable record-keeping.
  • Initiate searches for missing materials and report lost items for possible replacement.
  • Direct reference questions to the reference librarians.
  • Understand and follow appropriate procedures in emergency situations.
  • Maintain a clear channel of communication with the Head of Circulation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for Public Services or the Library Director.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of associate’s degree.
  • Skills: Intermediate computer/word processing skills essential; familiarity with library applications would be an asset.
  • Other: Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, superior commitment to service excellence, good organizational and time-management skills, ability to problem solve, good judgment, attention to detail and accuracy. Must be a team player. Flexibility, reliability and ability to do lift 25 lbs. required.
  • Experience: Prefer one year of related experience.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

Systems Analyst

This is a non-supervisory position responsible for the management of college software programs, including the major enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems used at the college.  Position reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Duties Include But Not Limited To:  

  • Banner and reporting support
  • Ensure code and other appropriate policies are adhered to.
  • Periodically lead cross-area project teams
  • Work collegially with various constituencies and represent department policies in a manner that builds constructive relationships
  • Review business processes, identify opportunities and explore new technologies
  • Assists with project design including: determining programming approach, tools, and techniques to best meet business requirements
  • Aids in and sometimes leads development solutions
  • Complete several technology courses on an annual basis to maintain expertise with both deployed and emerging technologies
  • Participates in project management sessions including: requirements gathering, code reviews, quality assurance, training sessions, and vendor demonstrations
  • Assists various technical and non-technical staff in creating and reviewing detailed project estimates and work plans
  • Provide a wide array of hands on IT support as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Information Technology Director

Skills and Background Essential for the Position:  

  • Researching technology issues
  • Hands on skills with Linux, and Oracle and or MS SQL databases.
  • Hands on skills with Crystal Reports, Argos or other report writers
  • Ability to design, build or improve application inter-operability systems.
  • Demonstrates ability to translate detailed and complicated technical ideas into understandable, durable document

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably in Management of Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field, or any equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Broad experience with ERP systems used in higher
  • Preferably Banner
  • Experience working with: Active Directory, Java script, Tomcat, SharePoint

To Apply:

Submit resume and list of three references with contact information to the Office of Human Resources, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

Undergraduate Admission Counselor

Position Summary:

The undergraduate admission counselor is responsible for identifying, recruiting and enrolling first-year students from a regional territory. This position requires frequent travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events to build relationships with students, parents, and school counselors. The undergraduate admission counselor will also review applications and make appropriate admission recommendations. Additionally, this position requires the staff member to assist and counsel students through the financial aid process.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and execute recruitment travel to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment events
  • Engage with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in order to communicate the message and value of the College
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events, and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions to visitors
  • Complete high volumes of outreach via telephone, email, text message, and handwritten notes
  • Implement specific strategies for generating applications, completing applications and enrolling students
  • Thoroughly evaluate applications and recommend appropriate decisions
  • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Participate in staff training and team building activities
  • Other duties and projects assigned by the Director of Admission

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably from a liberal arts institution
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and goal orientated
  • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and group presentation skills
  • Critical thinker with advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • A team player who can also work independently when necessary
  • Must possess a willingness and ability to work and succeed outside of a conventional work week, which may include frequent travel with weekend and evening hours
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to: Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to hr@presby.edu

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

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Dean of PC School of Pharmacy

Presbyterian College, a private college in the upstate of South Carolina with a rich history of liberal arts education, is currently seeking a Dean of the PC School of Pharmacy. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional to join a growing institution as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields. The Dean provides vision, strategic direction, and administration for the school and is responsible for a wide range of matters involving professional education and interprofessional collaborations.

The College seeks a leader who will foster creativity and engagement in faculty and build on current collaborations within and between undergraduate sciences and health professions programs. Moreover, he/she will develop and expand opportunities in local community outreach and have a vision for proactively adapting to the changing landscape of pharmacy education.

Admitting its charter class in 2009, the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy currently has an enrollment of approximately 220 professional students pursuing their Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The School has 28 full time faculty and 14 staff within two departments: Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences.

Essential Requirements:

  • Terminal degree (PhD, PharmD) in pharmacy or a pharmacy-related discipline is required.
  • Previous administrative experience at the dean, associate dean, assistant dean, or chair level in an accredited school of pharmacy or a comparable leadership position outside academia.
  • Five years prior experience teaching in licensure eligible pharmacy programs.
  • Knowledge of education/governmental compliance and regulatory standards such as ACPE, SACSCOC, or other regional and professional accreditation standards.

The Dean is the chief academic officer responsible for the implementation of all academic and clinical programs, including strategic planning, quality assessment, student and faculty recruitment, resource development and allocation, alumni development, and representation to external entities. Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will lead the development and implementation of a bold and exciting vision that will advance the School’s mission, values, and strategic plans including inter-professional education, diversity, and community outreach.

The ideal candidate will have a successful record of scholarship, research, service leadership, development and administrative experience within a college or school of pharmacy. Exceptional communication skills, financial acumen, and ability to actively collaborate with the Office of Advancement on fundraising are essential. The ideal candidate will possess a leadership style exemplified by flexibility, inclusiveness, integrity and openness that involves faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders of the College. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and innovative ideas about instruction for students with increasingly diverse learning styles and backgrounds are also highly desirable qualities.

The proximity of Presbyterian College to the thriving Greenville area offers many opportunities for individuals and families alike. Greenville is home to a vibrant arts and cultural community including several art galleries, museums, symphony, and the Peace Center for Performing Arts.

Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The application should include a curriculum vita, letter of interest which provides the candidates philosophy of education & administration, and the names, addresses, and contact information for a minimum of four references. The documents should be submitted electronically through the college’s website at hr@presby.edu. Direct inquiries to Dr. Richard Stull, Interim Dean and Chair of Search Committee. Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, 503 South Broad St, Clinton, SC 29325.

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

Recruitment, Admissions, and Outreach Coordinator

Position Title: Recruitment, Admissions, and Outreach Coordinator
Division: Office of Professional & Student Affairs, School of Pharmacy
Reports to: Assistant Dean for Professional & Student Affairs

Special Requirements: Ability to travel for seasonal recruitment and outreach events in South Carolina and throughout the U.S.; provide presentations to various audiences; represent the school and institution in a professional manner to prospective candidates, school personnel, and alumni; ability to engage with others and work as a team member; perform duties in association with Presbyterian College’s mission and values as a liberal arts college.

Recruitment and Admission Duties

  • Provide assistance to the Director of Admissions as needed;
  • Student recruitment
  • Schedule appointments/tours;
  • Provide assistance with candidate interview, preview days, and admission events;
  • Development, creation, and management of School of Pharmacy marketing material and digital independently and in association with the Presbyterian College Marketing Department to improve brand awareness;
  • Create and maintain a social media presence using various marketing and electronic communications for admissions across various digital channels;
  • Create, improve and monitor landing pages, leads, electronic communication with prospective students, and web presence;
  • Assess and report recruitment, marketing, and social media outcomes and make suggestions for continuous improvement.

Outreach and Student Affairs Duties

  • Provide outreach for alumni development for the School of Pharmacy;
  • Work collaboratively with Presbyterian College of Pharmacy Alumni Development to engage alumni with their alma mater;
  • Assist with development of alumni events on and off campus;
  • Assist with developing and maintaining alumni marketing material and social media communication;
  • Develop and maintain electronic platforms and tools for alumni development;
  • Assess and report alumni outreach, marketing, and social media outcomes and make suggestions for continuous improvement.
  • Provide assistance with Office of Professional and Student Affairs events and other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

If interested, will you please send electronically a letter of application, vitae or resume, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references whom we may call regarding your application to Human Resources (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.