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.

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.

Modern Foreign Language Lecturer

Major responsibilities: to teach effectively and assess student performance in three classroom-based 3-credit courses per semester, including two courses on French language (all levels) and one course on francophone literatures and cultures.

Compensation: $2500 per three-hour course, with exceptions reviewed by the Provost; professional travel and research support and compensated participation in the Presbyterian College Summer Lyon Program are available.

Required Qualifications: Masters’ degree in French (Ph.D. preferred) or closely-related discipline from an accredited US institution, or an internationally-recognized institution; native or near-native French and English; demonstrated or potential excellence in and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching.

Application Instructions: Send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three references prepared to provide letters of recommendation to Dr. Patrick Kiley, Professor of French, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. Electronic submissions of application materials are encouraged and should be sent to mflsearch@presby.edu. For specific questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Kiley directly at pdkiley@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Presbyterian College (PC) is a four-year undergraduate liberal-arts college 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.

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.

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Elementary Education

The Education Department at Presbyterian College invites applications for a full-time appointment as Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Early Childhood/Elementary Education for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful applicant will have an M.Ed. (at the Instructor rank), or either a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Education (at the Assistant Professor rank). The successful applicant will also have an emphasis and/or certification in Elementary and Early Childhood Education, with literacy and/or ESOL experience preferred. This professor will supervise and instruct education students, the successful applicant will also assist with recruitment and projects in the Education Department.  This professor will teach a 3 or 4-course load per semester.

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 opportunities for social and recreational activity, 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of education, and a list of 3 to 5 references to Dr. Patricia Jones, Education Search Committee Co-Chair. Emails should be sent to pljones@presby.edu. The deadline for consideration is July 31, 2018, but applications will be received until the position is filled.

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

Undergraduate Staff Positions

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 Visit and Events Coordinator

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Admission the Campus Visit and Events Coordinator is responsible for creating, maintaining, implementing, and evaluating a dynamic campus visit experience to support the College’s recruitment efforts. The successful candidate will also supervise the Stirlings Student Ambassadors and will have extensive contact with the public, faculty, current students, and a wide range of campus offices.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and organize all facets of the daily visit program.
  • Plan special events including Preview PC, Preview Pharmacy, Accepted Students Day, off-campus yield events, counselor visit programs, etc.
  • Respond to visit inquiries, serving as the primary point of contact throughout the pre-visit process.
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external constituents to arrange their participation in visit programs.
  • Work closely with Associate Director and Marketing Communications team to develop, design, and purchase invitations, signage, giveaway items, etc.
  • Train, mentor, and lead the Stirlings Student Ambassador Program.
  • Directly supervise Strilings Coordinators, Presidential Fellows, and paid interns who assist with visit programs.
  • Serve as a key member of the admissions management team to help foster dialogue and communication between the recruitment, operations, and event teams.
  • Provide supervisory support of admissions staff, ambassadors, catering, facilities, and vendors during events.
  • Develop surveys and collect visit data to measure the impact of visit program in the recruitment process.
  • Research industry trends, investigate competition, analyze visit data, and maintain vendor relationships to stay current on-campus visit strategies.
  • Share expertise with the College’s event team and contribute where needed.
  • Serve as a mentor to admissions counselors and participate in staff training and team building activities.
  • Other duties and projects assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Admission.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, and Master’s degree (or progression toward) is preferred
  • Three years of experience in planning events and managing a budget in a fast-moving hospitality, marketing, or sells operation.
  • Experience with higher education events is preferred.
  • Proven leadership abilities and previous supervisory experience
  • Experience with the use of technologies in business operations, marketing and communications
  • Ability to work with a diverse population of students and parents
  • Exceptional skills in communication, organization, and interpersonal relations
  • The ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the College

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

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

Carpenter

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

Functions:

  • Install, maintain, and repair doors, door hardware, windows, window hardware, floors, walls, ceilings, partitions, office equipment/furniture, classroom fixtures/equipment, lab fixtures/equipment and athletic fixtures/equipment.
  • Repairs existing structures per supervisor request.
  • Inspects work site to determine materials, equipment, tool requirements and methods to be used.
  • Plans, layout, assembles and installs materials, equipment, and fixtures as required by the scope of work.
  • Responds to departmental request which includes, but are not limited to securing office equipment, hanging pictures and installing shelves.
  • Transport materials, tools, and equipment to the work site.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to perform detailed work.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Ability to follow high standards.
  • Knowledge of Carpenter principles and their application to maintenance, installation and repair.
  • Knowledge of residential, commercial or heavy construction trade techniques such as; concrete framework, rough framing, exterior/interior trim work, and case or fixture work.
  • Skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment. Skill in the interpretation of blueprints.

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

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

Working Conditions:

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

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

To Apply:

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

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

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.

Director of Budget and Treasury Management

Job Description Summary:

The Director of Budget and Treasury Management reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration and serves as an advisor on financial and budgetary matters. In addition, this position regularly interacts with and supports the President and members of the President’s Leadership Team. He or she will attend meetings of the Resource Management Committee of the Board of Trustees.

The Director of Budget and Treasury Management supervises a staff of 2:

  • Cashier
  • Student Accounts Receivable and Collections

Responsibilities:

  • Treasury Management
    • Manage daily cash balances
    • Maintain operating cash short term investments
    • Review bank reconciliations, monitor cash balances, and forecast cash needs
    • Review ACH and positive pay transactions daily
  • Budget
    • Build the budget for the coming year as primary staff support to the Leadership Team
    • Monitor actual versus past trend versus budget on a monthly basis
    • Monthly athletic report of expenses versus budget
    • Participate in AFAS meeting
    • Monitor Financial Aid disbursements and discount rate
    • Balance scholarships awarded to the general ledger
  • General Accounting and Grants
    • Set up billing rules and oversee the student billing process
    • Review charges and credits posted to student accounts
    • Maintain the college’s chart of accounts
    • Understand grant accounting and back up to Grant Accounting staff
  • Reporting and Compliance
    • Prepare monthly interim financial statements
    • Coordinate audit of federal programs (A-133) and the South Carolina Tuition Program with an independent audit firm
    • Prepare FISAP report for the Perkins Loan Program
    • Compile financial information for various compliance reports and required surveys
  • General Management
    • Daily oversight for Accounts Receivable and Cashier functions for the college
    • Assure that questions from parents, students, faculty and other staff are handled promptly and professionally and step in to deal with more complex issues or appeals that vary from the norm
    • Within area of responsibility, become familiar, remain current, and adhere to applicable NCAA rules, regulations and bylaws that govern working with student-athletes
    • Maintain and update Business Office policies relating to areas of responsibility
    • Other duties as assigned

Professional Development:

  • Pursue professional development to keep pace with demands for services and information including maintaining up to date information about the department and college.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have an appropriate college degree and 7 or more years of experience
  • Must demonstrate very good oral and written communication skills, and be able to deal professionally with students, parents, donors, faculty, staff, Leadership Team members, bankers and trustees
  • Must possess the technical ability and willingness to shoulder a share of the daily work of the office, including preparing and reviewing journal entries, querying databases and generating custom reports
  • Must have experience with querying and report writing from a large database
  • Must be a leader, with experience managing people, and success in mentoring, motivating and assessing accountants and bookkeepers
  • Must bring to the job both the ability and the desire to tackle complex business problems and to build teams and foster communication within and across offices
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Must have experience with not for profit college or university accounting

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 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.

Major Gifts Officer

Major Gifts Officer
Advancement Office
Presbyterian College

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

Performance Objectives

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

Qualifications

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

TO APPLY:

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

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

Campus Police Officer

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

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

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

Athletic Department Positions

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

Pharmacology - Faculty Position

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

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

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