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) beginning fall 2018. 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 of Biology: Computational Biology

The Department of Biology at Presbyterian College announces a tenure-track position in biology with interests and experience in applied bioinformatics and/or computational biology. We seek a colleague who has expertise in analysis of big data, modeling, bioinformatics, genomics/transcriptomics, biostatistics, or other quantitative and/or computational methods.

Excellence in teaching is highly valued at Presbyterian College. We expect the individual in this position to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of applied bioinformatics and to work with faculty to incorporate applied bioinformatics and computational biology into new and existing courses within the curriculum. The individual will develop an active research program in their areas of bioinformatics and computational biology that incorporates undergraduate research opportunities and complements existing research efforts in the Department of Biology.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Biology, Bioinformatics, or similar discipline.
  • Postdoctoral experience desired.
  • Ph.D. preferred; outstanding Masters-level candidates will be considered.

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 compbiojob@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin November 20th 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 Adjunct instructor (part time)

Title: Adjunct instructor (part-time)

Description: Presbyterian College is seeking a part-time adjunct instructor to serve as director/conductor of the PC Wind Ensemble. Other duties, such as Pep Band (non-marching, football/basketball), and/or private instruction (open to various specialties, but brass emphasis preferred) could be included.

Requirements: Minimum of Masters degree in Music/Music Education required. Preference given to experienced candidates, but all qualified candidates considered. Wind Ensemble rehearsals each T/Th at 4:45-6:15, fall and spring terms. One fall term, one spring term concert and students participate in Christmas at PC performances. Additional rehearsals/requirements for Pep Band and/or private instruction are negotiable.

How to Apply: Send a letter of application and resume with references, or call/email:
Dr. Ron Davis, Chair
Department of Music
Presbyterian College
503 S. Broad St.
Clinton, SC 29325
864.833.8422
rdavis@presby.edu

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

Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication Studies and English

The English Department at Presbyterian invites applications for a full-time appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor in Communication Studies and English for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful applicant will have an M.A. or a Ph.D. in rhetoric and communications or a related field. The Visiting Assistant Professor will supervise and instruct students in general education (Introduction to Composition, Introduction to Literature) and upper-level courses including topics in journalism, media studies, digital communication, and/or technical communication. 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.

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, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and a list of references to Robert E. Stutts, English Search Committee Co-Chair. Emails should be sent to rstutts@presby.edu. The deadline for consideration is 15 June 2018, but applications will be received until the position is filled.

Candidates who make it past the initial round will be invited to send a writing sample of approximately 25 pages and a sample syllabus.

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

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer to teach General Chemistry for the upcoming fall 2018 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.

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

For more information, please visit 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.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

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.

Campus Police Officers

Presbyterian College is accepting applications for Campus Police Officers. 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 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.

Presbyterian College Chaplaincy Residency

The purpose of Presbyterian College is to “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.” The selected Chaplain Resident will support the mission of the college by cultivating the spiritual and moral development of Presbyterian College students.

Presbyterian College has a history of putting its faith into action through service in the world. This opening is an excellent opportunity to explore chaplaincy work in higher education as an ordained call and expose new pastors to ways that faith communities can be places that make a difference in the world. Under the supervision of the Director of Religious Life & Service, the Resident will engage in activities and initiatives that support spiritual formation in a liberal arts college. This opportunity is unique in that it is designed for recent seminary graduates to gain experience in a collegiate chaplaincy- a unique blend of advising, empowering, directing and equipping students for meaningful learning and spiritually formative experiences.

Position Description:

  • 10-month position
  • Serve as a staff person for Campus Life at Presbyterian College and work 40 hours per week.
  • Report to the Director of Religious Life & Service and participate in a weekly supervision meeting
  • Provide mentoring and guidance as to the students at Presbyterian College.
  • Work with the Director of Religious Life & Service and the Administrative Assistant for Religious Life & Service to develop programs, plan trips, and communicate with the Presbyterian College community and the church at large.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead weekly programs for UKirk PC and the Nest (the intentional Christian-living community on campus)
  • Advise Student Volunteer Services and assist in the implementation of service activities by overseeing a group of 30 student “Coordinators” and directly supervising 2 student “Directors.” The Resident will take the lead on the Week of Welcome Service Day and MLK Service Day projects.
  • Provide pastoral care, supporting the PC community in the disciplines of the faith amid the struggles of daily life.
  • Participate in outreach efforts to churches as able and if the Resident is a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA), he or she will participate in appropriate and faithful Trinity Presbytery responsibilities.
  • Participate in the weekend on-call rotation
  • Within the following ministry areas, the Resident can focus their time and energies, to fit their interests, gifts or skills.
    • Planning campus-wide worship services with a team of students.
    • Bluefish Campus Ministry team.
    • Celtic Cross church leadership exploration organization for students
    • CHAMPS mentoring program o Open Mic-Nights

Qualifications: Bachelors required, Masters of Divinity preferred

Dates: August 1, 2018-May 31, 2019

Compensation:

  • College-owned housing
  • 5 meals a week dining plan
  • $15,000 per year stipend
  • $1,000 towards Continuing Education

To apply send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Religious Life & Service, 403 S. Adair St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to reparsons@presby.edu by April 15, 2018

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

HVAC Technician

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

Functions:

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

Essential Skills:

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

Required Education, Licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:

  • Knowledge of methods, materials, calculations and equipment common to HVAC
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Physical and Environmental Requirements of the Position:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, crawl, climb, and stand for extended periods of time. May be required to work in restricted spaces, from a prone position, and/or under difficult lighting and access conditions. Noise level may be high when operating power equipment. The employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions especially in emergency repair situations.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds and more than 60 pounds using appropriate equipment.

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.

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.

Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer

Summary Description: The Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer (CFRO) is responsible for managing a portfolio of funders and prospects in order to help meet the advancement office’s revenue goals. Responsibilities include identification, cultivation, solicitation, reporting, and stewardship to maintain and grow foundation and corporate funding for Presbyterian College.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and manage a portfolio of corporate and foundation prospects. Meet all grant-related deadlines within that portfolio.
  • This CFRO position will have an emphasis on foundation engagement.
  • Write and/or edit persuasive and compelling letters of inquiry, proposals, reports, transmittal letters, cover letters, and acknowledgment letters to funders. Edit and proof all relevant proposal and report attachments according to funder format requirements.
  • Develop and maintain familiarity with Presbyterian College’s mission, strategic vision and educational areas, in order to be equipped to research, identify and aggressively pursue funding opportunities from foundation and corporate sources that fit college’s priorities and are in line with budgetary goals.
  • Coordinate strategies with leadership, faculty and staff and schedule drafting, editing, and production for submission of high quality inquiry letters, proposals and reports.
  • Plan and implement a range of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for assigned prospects (i.e. post-award recognition plans, site visits, meetings with faculty, staff and leadership, special mailings about reports and/or policy developments) to further develop and maintain close ties within assigned portfolio. Coordinate agendas, briefings, scheduling, and logistics in preparation for funder meetings.
  • Help monitor and evaluate progress toward annual goals; provide statistical reports as requested.
    Performs other related functions as directed.

Qualifications and Experience: The successful Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer will be a self-starter with excellent writing skills who is conscientious, attentive to detail, and results-oriented. The ideal person will have a clear understanding of and belief in Presbyterian College’s mission and will be a positive, collegial team player with a proven ability to motivate, engage and work collaboratively with staff across the organization to develop and attract strong funding.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years’ nonprofit development experience, with past grant writing and corporate and foundation relations experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to absorb and communicate the mission, strategic vision and educational priorities of Presbyterian College effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • High-level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Comfort in using Excel, Word, Raisers Edge and Foundation research tools
  • Able to manage a variety of projects under deadline pressure.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision; a self-starter.
  • Able to work collaboratively and assertively with diverse constituencies.
  • Solid organizational, logistical, and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic, integrity in dealing with confidential donor information, and reliability.
  • Valid driver’s license.

This is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Salary based on experience.

To apply: submit a resume, including a list of three references with contact information, to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, S.C. 29325 or email information to hr@presby.edu.

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

Undergraduate Admission Counselor

Position Summary: This entry-level professional is responsible for recruiting prospective first-year students for college admission from a regional territory. The Undergraduate Admission Counselor will manage a regional recruitment territory by actively traveling to high schools, college fairs and other recruitment activities. Seasonal evening and weekend work required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute travel for recruitment purposes to include high school visits, college fairs and other recruitment opportunities
  • Engage with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in order to communicate the message of the College
  • Assist with office operations where appropriate to include data entry, telephone and other administrative duties
  • Develop strong knowledge of admission information technology
  • Participate in staff trainings and team building activities
  • Analyze statistical data and daily reports
  • Maintain current and develop new relationships with high schools in regional territory.
  • Thoroughly evaluate and make decisions on admissions files
  • Work with director to manage both electronic and print communication flow
  • Participate in visit programs, yield events, and other special events
  • Provide engaging information sessions on and off campus
  • Implement specific strategies for recruiting students and meeting enrollment goals
  • Complete routine reports related to recruitment, projections, personal schedule, travel, special programs, and professional development
  • Positively and professionally represent the College at all times
  • Other duties and projects assigned by the Director of Admissions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Diplomatic and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and group presentation skills.
  • Critical thinker and worker with advanced problem-solving capabilities, creativity, and strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated integrity and a team-approach to solve recruitment and retention challenges.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse constituencies.
  • Must be a collaborative team player while also able to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must possess the 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

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

Part Time Mail Center Clerk

This part-time position will require a. The position reports to the Director of Auxiliary Services.

Under the supervision of the Auxiliary Services Associate Supervisor, the mail clerk is responsible for the operation of the PC Mail Center.  Basic Duties include but are not limited to taking delivery of U.S Postal mail and commercial mail deliveries, sorting mail and coordinating outgoing mail via the U.S. Postal Service and commercial carriers.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, sort and deliver mail to the appropriate addressee.
  • Coordinate commercial pick-up and delivery of mail via UPC & FedEx.
  • Maintain appropriate forms and procedures for making various types of shipments.
  • Maintain regulatory safeguards for US Mail.
  • Send notifications of delivery to individuals and departments for packages.
  • Keep mail center clean and orderly.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service & has the ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times.
  • Performs a variety of other tasks in support of the Auxiliary Services department as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High energy level, dependable, productive, excellent customer service, professional, attention to detail, general math skills, ability to communicate with others, job knowledge
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Flexible work schedule

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.

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.

Athletic Department Positions

Assistant Sports Information Director for New and Creative Media

The Assistant Sports Information Director for New and Creative Media in the Department of Athletics is a professional position responsible for providing assistance to the Associate Director of Athletics for Sports Information/Game Operations.

As a director of new and creative media, the candidate is the primary contact handling PC’s social media platforms, including the athletic department’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts.  This person is responsible for developing and maintaining new media strategies, as well as designing/producing all graphics, in the promotion of PC.

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

  • Extensive copywriting (press releases, media guides, and website)
  • Layout and design (media guides, website, and other publications)
  • Editing and record keeping, as well as all game day obligations of assigned sports while assisting with other sports as necessary
  • Current sports responsibilities include, but are not limited to, football, wrestling, baseball, and tennis
  • Some public address announcing is required, as well as other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • The position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with local, regional and national media to maximize coverage and exposure for PC Athletics through traditional and non-traditional media.

Qualifications Include But Not Limited To:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent computer skills required.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign is essential.
  • A strong familiarity with Stat Crew programs and website content management systems is a must, as well as a working knowledge of video production and editing.

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.

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Responsible for assisting the training staff in managing and providing healthcare to all student-athletes within the Department of Athletics’ Sports Medicine program. As required, serve as an instructor in the Department of Physical Education.

Duties and Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

  • Responsible for the health and welfare of the intercollegiate athletes at Presbyterian College.
  • Serve as a liaison between physicians, athletes, coaches, and parents.
  • Make arrangements through team physicians pertaining to appointments, physicals and other necessary details concerning the health and welfare of Presbyterian College’s athletes.
  • Assist with training, educating and supervising student athletic trainers.
  • Assist with administrative duties of athletic insurance, drug education, and drug testing.
  • Assist with making purchases of training room supplies, equipment and other miscellaneous items.
  • Provide adequate coverage for practices and home/away games as assigned by Director of Sports Medicine and/or Associate Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Serve as an instructor, as assigned, in the Physical Education Department.
  • Advance in professional development through seminars, workshops, etc.
  • Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student athletic trainers.
  • Maintain current National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board Certification and NATA membership; and current South Carolina State Certification and South Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association membership.
  • Advance in professional development through seminars, workshops, and various other professional education programs.
  • Be an active member of the NATA and SCATA.
  • Operate within the NCAA, BSC and PC policies and rules.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Sports Medicine

Qualifications:

  • NATABOC Certification, CPR, AED and First Aid Certification required.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Successful experience at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Ability to relate effectively to student-athletes, recruits and their families.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication, administrative, and organizational skills.
  • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

 

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.

Head Softball Coach

Supervisor: Director of Athletics
Position: Fulltime
Supervises: Assistant Coaches, other staff, and student workers

Responsible for recruiting, managing, and scheduling, training and leading the Presbyterian College Softball program within the Department of Athletics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coach intercollegiate sport.
  • Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student athletes.
  • Prepare scheduling of home and away games, team practices, meetings and study hall.
  • Coordinate and align a competitive schedule within and outside the conference.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate coaches, managers and other auxiliary personnel.
  • Plan, organize, and administer all aspects of program.
  • Plan, organize, order and purchase equipment, supplies, uniforms, and shoes.
  • Arrange or supervise arrangement of trips for all away games.
  • Supervise all aspects of hosting home games.
  • Prepare and operate within the program operational and scholarship budgets.
  • Council, advise, mentor, and discipline student athletes.
  • Supervise and monitor student athletes during practice, competition, and travel.
  • Plan and direct recruiting program for student athletes.
  • Engage in public relations activities, fund raising and promote program with the alumni, general public, community and media.
  • Operate within the NCAA, BSC and PC policies and rules.
  • Periodically attend faculty and college meetings and events.
  • Volunteer at least once per semester in college/community service projects.
  • Continue to develop positive relationships among players, staff and faculty.
  • Provide leadership that promotes positive attitudes and good sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Educational Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree required. Master’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Successful background in softball and experience at the collegiate level preferred.
  • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

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.

Health Sciences Positions

Founding Program Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program

Position Description: Founding Program Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program

Presbyterian College invites applications from individuals to serve as Founding Program Director and Department Chair for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program. The Founding Director will provide dynamic leadership for the OTD program as Presbyterian College expands its health professions initiatives as part of its strategic plan, The Promise of PC.  

Qualifications:

The program director must be an initially certified occupational therapist who is licensed or otherwise regulated according to regulations in South Carolina. The program director must hold a doctoral degree awarded by an institution that is accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE). The doctoral degree is not limited to a doctorate in occupational therapy. The program director must have a minimum of 8 years of documented experience in the field of occupational therapy. This experience must include clinical practice as an occupational therapist; administrative experience including, but not limited to, program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation, and budgeting; scholarship (e.g., scholarship of application, scholarship of teaching and learning); and at least 3 years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-baccalaureate level. The program director will work in the occupational therapy program on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will demonstrate detailed understanding and ability to manage accreditation procedures outlined by ACOTE. The successful candidate will also demonstrate superior expertise in teaching, scholarship, and service in higher education, with organizational and communication skills that highlight engaged leadership and creativity in working with others on campus to assemble a team and develop resources for programs.

Responsibilities:

In this position, the program director will lead the OTD program in supporting the advancement of OT practice within the institution, local community, and region. The program director will supervise and maintain responsibility for the fieldwork coordinator, instructional faculty, and staff in all activities that directly relate to the program. The program director will direct the development and ongoing revision of the mission, vision, and key goals for the program.

The program director will oversee the ACOTE accreditation process, develop policies and procedures for the program, recruit, hire, and evaluate the fieldwork coordinator, instructional faculty, and staff, support the design, evaluation, and enhancement of the curriculum, establish and manage the program budget, work with the fieldwork coordinator and others at the College to recruit student placement sites, promote the interests of the program within local and regional medical and academic communities, approve selection of potential applicants to the program and develop criteria for acceptance into the program. The program director will serve on or lead relevant committees that shape the future of OT and other health professions programs at the College. The program director will have a 12-month appointment (tenure-track) that will also include teaching in the program, professional development, and development of local and regional partnerships. The program director will also perform other responsibilities as assigned and will represent the program both internally on campus and at external functions.

Presbyterian College (PC) is an institution with a four-year undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences accredited by SACSCOC, a School of Pharmacy accredited by ACPE, and a Physician Assistant Studies program that is under development and, pending review by ARC-PA and SACSCOC, is expected to open in August 2018. The College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. The College actively supports professional development and offers numerous grant opportunities for research and teaching.  Located in Clinton, South Carolina, the College is approximately 40 minutes from the Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C., metro area and about one hour from Columbia, S.C. The area offers abundant opportunities for social and recreational activities in one of the fastest growing regions of the country with easy access to Charlotte, N.C., Asheville, N.C., and Atlanta, GA.

Applicants should send a cover letter of application that outlines your qualifications for the position and interest in leading an OTD program, a comprehensive CV, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without direct permission of the candidate. 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 March 15, 2018, 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.

School of Pharmacy Positions

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy Admissions Coordinator

The person in this position reports to the Assistant Dean for Professional and Student Affairs (School of Pharmacy).  Duties shall be performed in concert with Presbyterian College’s mission as a church-related liberal arts college.

School of Pharmacy Admissions Duties:

  • Assist with student recruitment through the establishment of brand awareness and media presence
  • Assist with scheduling appointments/tours for prospective students
  • Meet with prospective students and faculty advisors at other institutions (high schools, colleges)
  • Expected travel: Seasonal
    • Travel to other institutions to be a resource for the pharmacy admissions process
    • Have a presence at graduate fairs throughout the southeast
  • Assist in developing and creating marketing material for Admissions
  • Coordinate efforts with the Presbyterian College Marketing Department to plan and implement digital marketing campaigns for admissions
  • Create and maintain social media presence across all digital channels
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns
  • Create and monitor landing pages, establish a web presence to boost brand awareness, and capture leads

Other Responsibilities:

  • Computer Skills:  Achieve and maintain competency in computer programs and databases required for the position including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, e*Value, WebAdMIT, Banner, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Institutional Effectiveness:  Participate in institutional effectiveness measures including, but not limited to, annual goals and objectives, planning, and assessment.
  • Campus-Wide Coordination:  Coordinate with other offices within the School of Pharmacy and Presbyterian College as needed.
  • External Contacts:  Manage relationships with vendors providing services for application generation and processing including PharmCAS, WebAdMIT, etc.
  • Initiative:  Anticipate office work to be done and take the initiative to address it.  Work independently on special projects.
  • Coordinate alumni affairs events in conjunction with the alumni association representatives
  • Assist in developing, creating, and maintaining the informational material and digital platforms for alumni to stay connected
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

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

 

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