Undergraduate Faculty Positions

Adjunct Chemistry Faculty

The Department of Chemistry at Presbyterian College invites applicants for an adjunct lecturer for the upcoming spring 2017 semester.  Teaching duties will include primarily General Chemistry lab with the possibility of teaching General Chemistry lecture.  A minimum of a Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering is preferred; however, ABD’s interested in gaining teaching experience are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate should also possess demonstrated laboratory skills and chemical waste handling experience.

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

Founded in 1880, Presbyterian College is a four-year undergraduate, selective, residential, liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Clinton SC (in the “Upstate” region of the state).  The College is easily accessible by interstate highways; it is 40 miles from Greenville, 35 miles from Spartanburg, and 50 miles from Columbia.  The Department of Chemistry currently has four, full-time faculty members and is strongly committed to chemistry education in a liberal arts environment. The department typically has approximately 270 students participating in the chemistry program each term. The Department also offers an accredited BS in Biochemistry in conjunction with the Department of Biology.  Undergraduate research and a senior capstone experience are required of all our majors.

 

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

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 2017. Graduates of APA-accredited programs/internships are preferred, but those with commensurate education may be considered.  A licensed psychologist or psychologist who is license eligible in the State of South Carolina is also preferred and we will work those who wish to maintain a private practice in addition to the responsibilities of being a faculty member.  A successful candidate for this position will be expected to teach Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Human Sexuality, Principles and Procedures of Counseling, Group Dynamics, and Internship in Psychology. Depending on department needs, there may also be the opportunity to teach periodic special topics courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The assistant professor will teach a 4-3 course load. Research involving students is also encouraged and supported with department and college funds. Faculty are eligible to apply for internal grants supporting research activities, including conference travel, and may work with eligible students to conduct research during the summer via the college’s prestigious Summer Fellows program.

Psychology Department:  The Psychology Department currently consists of 5 full-time faculty positions housed in one of the newer academic facilities on campus with a variety of specialized and general lab spaces, including a small vertebrate lab and observation rooms with two-way mirrors. Faculty members also have access to SPSS for research. Most classrooms provide computer projection and other technical options.

The department offers a rigorous course of study with a 5-course core of methodology and systems required, a mandatory sampling from 3 area groupings (developmental, social/personality/abnormal, and lab courses in experimental content areas), and a variety of electives. Between 25 and 30 psychology majors graduate per year. Details of major requirements and course offerings can be seen on the Psychology Department website:

http://www.presby.edu/academics/academic-departments-programs/psychology-department/ .

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

Application:  Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brooke Spatta, Psychology Search Committee Chair, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. Electronic submissions are encouraged, and emails should be sent to clinicalpsych@presby.edu .

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

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.

Tenure-Track Political Science

The Political Science Department at Presbyterian College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment to begin in the Fall 2018 semester. We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests include aspects of health care policy, health care management, or healthcare administration and who will work with current faculty to develop a public health concentration within the department. The successful candidate will also contribute to the department by teaching in department’s current introductory and upper-level offerings in public administration, public policy, research methods and/or American politics, broadly defined.

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, research, student advising and service to the College and community are essential for successful applicants. The candidate selected will be expected to offer seven courses per year (3-4 teaching load). Applications from both Ph.D. holders and very advanced ABDs will be considered. Candidates who represent diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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 the Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C. metro area and about one hour from Columbia, S.C. The region offers abundant opportunities for social and recreational activities in one of the fastest growing regions of the country and easy access to Charlotte, N.C., Asheville, N.C., and Atlanta, GA.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, college and graduate school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Justin Lance, Associate Professor of Political Science, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325. Electronic submissions are encouraged, and emails should be sent to jelance@presby.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled.

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

Tenure-Track position for Marketing

The Department of Economics and Business Administration at Presbyterian College announces a tenure-track position in marketing.

The successful candidate will teach Principles of Marketing and a variety of upper level marketing classes depending on the candidate’s qualifications and interests. These courses may include, but are not limited to, Consumer Behavior, Social Media Marketing, Marketing Management, Services Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and/or Sports Marketing.

Excellence in teaching is highly valued at Presbyterian College. We expect the individual in this position to provide an engaging learning environment in the classroom and collaborate with students on research projects outside the classroom.

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 the Greenville and Spartanburg, S.C. metro area and about one hour from Columbia, S.C. The region 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.

Inquiries regarding this position should be made to Dr. Suzie Smith, Presbyterian College, Economics and Business Administration Department, ssmith@presby.edu, 864-833-8454 (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. Suzie Smith, Search Committee Chair, ssmith@presby.edu, and be sent electronically as one pdf file. 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.

Undergraduate Staff Positions

Gift and Stewardship Coordinator

The Gift and Stewardship Coordinator is charged with accurately and efficiently processing and acknowledging all gifts to Presbyterian College. This individual is an integral part of the Advancement operation and is the first line of communication with donors and staff when a gift is being made. The Gift and Stewardship Coordinator must be detail oriented with an emphasis on customer service for internal and external clients. At the guidance of the Director of Advancement Services, this individual will learn and implement industry-standard best practices while working in the college’s database, The Raiser’s Edge.

Essential Functions:

  • Efficiently and accurately process all gifts received by properly recording them into the database (The Raiser’s Edge), preparing the daily transactions for bank deposit, generating gift receipts and acknowledgment letters and ensuring their delivery once completed.
  • Regularly generate and distribute gift reports to various departments and donors for proper stewardship.
  • Learn, understand, and implement CASE reporting standards and IRS regulations with guidance from the Director.
  • Learn and understand the terminology and processes associated with advancement operations beyond gift processing including records management, development, alumni relations and prospect management.
  • Have an above average level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Exhibit a general understanding of accounting principles.
  • Perform online research to discover and confirm potential biographical updates.
  • Create and maintain accurate donor records in the Raiser’s Edge with care to follow all data entry standards.
  • Participate in department and college-wide meetings.
  • Occasionally work after-hour events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Desired:

  • High school diploma required; two-year technical degree preferred.
  • Two years’ general office experience.
  • Familiarity with relational databases.

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

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

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources: part-time

Presbyterian College is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant to the Office of Human Resources and Title IX. This is a 12 month part-time position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Correspondence, filing, event/appointment scheduling and standard day to day office duties.

Successful Candidate would need to have: Solid written and verbal skills as well as excellent telephone demeanor and the ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and public.  Ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Candidates must have a high school diploma and three to five years office work experience is desirable.

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

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

Part-Time Retail Associate

This part time position demands a flexible work schedule. Total weekly working hours will not exceed 20 hours per week with no benefits. The position reports to the Director of Auxiliary Services.

Primary Job Functions

  • Itemizes and totals purchases by recording prices, departments, taxable and nontaxable items; operating a cash register.
  • Discounts purchases by redeeming coupons.
  • Collects payments by accepting cash, check, or charge payments from customers; making change for cash customers.
  • Verifies credit acceptance by operating credit card authorization system.
  • Balances cash drawer by counting cash at beginning and end of work shift.
  • Maintains checkout operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times.
  • Delivers outstanding customer service
  • Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment including special events, athletic events, admission days, etc.

Cashier Skills and Qualifications:

  • High Energy Level, Dependability, Productivity, Customer Service, Professionalism, Attention to Detail, Customer Focus, General Math Skills, Communication Skills, Job Knowledge
  • High School Diploma or GED required

How to apply:

Email resume and a list of three references (along with contact information) to jtkoenig@presby.edu or mail resume to Jason Koenig, Presbyterian College, 403 Adair St, Clinton, SC 29325.

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

General Maintenance Worker

Reporting to the Craftsman Supervisor and/or Facility Director, the General Maintenance Worker is primarily responsible for a variety of carpentry, painting, and general maintenance work on our campus buildings interior & exterior maintenance.

Functions:

  • Performs minor and major repairs of all buildings.
  • Assists skilled maintenance workers with projects.
  • Replace broken windows, repair doors, door locks and closets, install window blinds.
  • Provide quality work skills in the field of work.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Notify supervisors of hazards in workplace.
  • Follow all department regulations and policies.
  • Take proper care of equipment and tools.
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on building equipment
  • Follow industry safety standards.
  • Operate various power tools and equipment.
  • Performs a variety of other skilled and unskilled tasks in support of the Campus Services department as needed.

Essential Skills: 

  • Proper training or knowledge of proper methods required for this trade.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Customer service focus and pride in work.
  • Good attention to detail and keep a clean organized work area.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Ability to follow high standards.

Required Education, Licensure, Certifications, Registration or other requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

Application Process:

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

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

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.

Operations Assistant (Office of Admissions)

Position Summary: The Operations Assistant will be able to process admission applications, handle a high volume of data entry, assist with general office functions, and provide cross-functional team operational support.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide outstanding customer service and ensure proper front desk, email, and telephone coverage.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate records and data integrity, including research and resolution of duplicate records and non-deliverable mail.
  • Assist with the processing of mail, application materials, and bulk mailings.
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment when entering student data.
  • Assist with direction and supervision of student employees.
  • Assist and provide operational support to Admissions staff on special projects.
  • Participate actively as a member of the Admission /Enrollment team, contributing ideas and recommendations for improving processes.

Position qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent plus completion of specialized courses related to his/her position classification.
  • Two to three years of directly related experience including database and CRM systems.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong/proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of record management procedures.
  • Excellent typing/data entry skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

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.

Auxiliary Services Associate Supervisor

Position Summary: Functions as a supervisor to the Auxiliary Services department in carrying out the clerical, sales, customer service, mail, and other supervisory duties.

Principal Area of Responsibility: Presbyterian College Campus Store and Campus Post Office

Campus Store primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides exceptional customer service
  • Operation of the Campus Store’s point-of-sale (POS) computer system. This will include cash register sales, inventory record maintenance, receiving, opening & closing procedures (daily & monthly), etc.
  • Tasks in Excel & Word
  • Inventory maintenance- monitors merchandise stock levels and notify supervisor of shortages.
  • Occasional order placement at the direction of their supervisor.
  • Assist with seasonal projects. I.e. registration, celebratory weekend, seasonal sales, textbook buy-back, inventory, etc.
  • Follow supervisor’s leadership and the ability to work with minimal supervision at times.

Campus Post Office responsibilities:

  • Assist with processing of campus mail as needed. This includes on-campus mail, incoming/outgoing federal mail, UPS, Fed Ex, mail forwarding, etc.
  • Track reimbursable cost for departments on campus while maintaining the regulatory safeguards for US Mail.
  • Maintain appropriate forms and procedures for shipments

Additional responsibilities:

  • Conduct monthly vending audits
  • Assist with Facility Rental functions.
  • Team schedule management
  • Assist in supervising any part-time employees and student workers
  • Other duties assigned by Director of Auxiliary Services

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High Energy Level,
  • Dependability
  • Productivity
  • Customer Service, Professionalism, Customer Focus
  • Professionalism, Attention to Detail, Customer Focus, General Math Skills, Communication Skills including correct verbal skills.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED

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.

Physician Assistant Studies Program Faculty and Staff Positions

Assistant Professor

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies is responsible for teaching, administration, and working alongside the Clinical Director to develop and monitor clinical sites.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide classroom instruction preparing and presenting relevant, current course content.
  • Assist with the maintenance and adherence to ARC-PA standards
  • Assist in the continuation of ARC-PA documentation
  • Assist the Program Director by providing ongoing program evaluation
  • Working with the Clinical Director to assist with the coordination and direction of the clinical phase of the program.
  • Maintain collaborative external relationships to facilitate valuable clinical experiences and community relationships.
  • Assist in securing high-quality clinical sites for rotations and learning experiences.
  • Working with the Clinical Director, be responsible for all aspects of ARC-PA accreditation processes and standards related to the clinical phase of the PA program.
  • Assist in the daily program administration of the clinical phase of the program including student placement, student records management, student CV development, clinical experiences, and documentation required.
  • In conjunction with an administrative clinical assistant and the Clinical Director, be responsible for the verification and documentation of all clinical site requirements such as Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Profiles/Practice Profiles, Licensure and Board Certification verification, Criminal Background Checks, immunization records and other site required documentation.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and assessment of academic performance evaluations within the clinical phase, including End of Rotation assignments, PACKRAT, OSCE examinations, and End of Rotation Exams.
  • Help coordinate, prepare, and administer final summative examination and OSCE examination.
  • Participate with coordination and conduction of site visits to PA students during clinical rotations.
  • Ensure compliance with educational objectives during the clinical phase of the program.
  • Troubleshoot concerns related to clinical year students and/or clinical sites and preceptors
  • Assist in coordinating Special Topics lectures that occur during Call Back Days.
  • PA faculty are expected to work one day per week in a clinical setting

Additional responsibilities

  • Participate in Problem-Based Learning activities as a facilitator to group discussion.
  • Effective budget management
  • Help to monitor program academic integrity.
  • Provide ongoing program evaluation in conjunction with other faculty members.
  • Participate in student recruitment, admission, and selection process.
  • Provide input, and sit on, various PA committees
  • Perform student advisement and academic counseling.
  • Provide input to faculty in designing, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the curriculum.
  • Participate in various community and civic activities.
  • Participate in scholarly activity.
  • Participate in college committees, activities, and ceremonies.

The responsibilities are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There may be other duties assigned.

Specific ARC-PA Assigned Responsibilities

  • Academic advising
  • Administration
  • Accreditation services
  • Clinical practice
  • Clinical site development
  • Clinical site monitoring
  • Coordination of instruction
  • Curriculum development
  • Curriculum evaluation
  • Fiscal management
  • Mission statement review
  • Program evaluation
  • Remedial instruction
  • Scholarly activities
  • Student recruitment
  • Student evaluation
  • Student selection
  • Teaching and instruction

Requirements

  • Nationally certified (NCCPA) physician assistant
  • Must hold (or be in the process of holding) a current, valid, unrestricted, and unqualified license to practice medicine as physician assistant, MD, or DO in the state of South Carolina and s/he may not hold any license that is restricted or qualified in any manner.
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Proficient written and verbal language skills
  • Excellent skills working with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferences

  • 2+ years’ experience in teaching in an academic setting
  • Strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Actively practices medicine, and will continue to practice one day a week in a clinical setting

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.

School of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff Positions