King Employment Opportunities

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  • Physics

    Description: A Ph.D. in Physics is required. Candidates with strong teaching experience and interest are encouraged to apply. The position calls for the ability to teach the full range of undergraduate physics courses from a survey of astronomy course and General Physics to Introductory Quantum Mechanics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in conducting research with undergraduates. King’s Burke Observatory has a 14-inch computer-controlled astronomical telescope with imaging cameras.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Security

    Description: The Security Records Clerk performs a wide variety of general and/or specialized office support, clerical, and technical work in support of Security Department; collects, indexes, processes, maintains, retrieves, copies, and distributes confidential data and information; performs a variety of record keeping functions including processing security and police reports; receives and provides assistances to the public at the front counter and over the telephone; and provides other support and assistance to other functions and activities of the Security Department.
    Minimum Qualifications: Experience: Two years of clerical experience that demonstrates a general aptitude for working with the public in a multi-task environment. • Education: A high school degree is required, associate dree or higher preferred. • Communication Skills: Good written and verbal communication skills. • Leadership Skills: must be a person of high integrity who views this position as an opportunity for ministry with and among University students; have a clear understanding of Christian higher education as well as having a heart for service and for University students; good organizational skills as well as strong relational and social skills. • Computer Skills: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Level of Independence: High level of ability to work independently and be able to properly prioritize the work to be done. • Physical Exertion Requirements: Medium Work as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. • Schedule Flexibility: Occasional weekend or evening work. • Driving History: Must qualify to drive a University owned vehicle. • Procedures Commitment: The candidate must adhere to any and all King University policies as detailed for all employees in the Employee Handbook or specifically per any department, such as Admissions, Business Office, Financial Aid, etc. • Christian Commitment: The candidate must have and be able to articulate a personal faith in the Lordship of Jesus Christ and support the mission of King University.
    Responsibilities: • Provide customer service for students and faculty that come into the office or telephone in a professional and pleasant manner. • Facilitate and maintain records for: parking registrations, parking and traffic citations, annual fire inspections, department key control, incident reporting, including providing crime reporting information to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. • Obtain and maintain certification for the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System. • Obtain and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor Certification • Perform a wide variety of technical and clerical duties in support of departmental operations including those related to collecting, indexing, processing, maintaining, retrieving, copying, and distributing technical and confidential security and law enforcement data and information including security reports, police reports, citations, warrants, protective orders, and subpoenas.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
  • Music

    Description: King University is accepting applications from qualified musicians for a position as part-time/adjunct faculty in the Music department in the College of Arts & Sciences.
    Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold at least a master’s degree in music theory or a directly related field and showcase a strong record of professional practice. The candidate will demonstrate expertise in theory and composition and have strong performance skills (piano or strings preferred).
    Responsibilities: The B.A. in Music degree prepares students to enter graduate studies in music or the work place. The degree emphasizes a strong foundation in concepts of music theory and history that allows the graduate to make informed choices. Understanding both the technical and the conceptual processes of music is necessary for every graduate in music. The Music program features three viable specializations Music, Music Education-Vocal, and Music Education-Instrumental. The primary duties of this position will be to teach a range of music theory courses and perhaps assist in piano instruction on the Bristol campus.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
  • Enrollment Management

    Description: A Territory Manager/Enrollment Counselor is responsible for recruiting qualified applicants for admission to King University. The recruiter must represent King University to its constituents (students, parents, guidance and employers personnel, youth workers, pastors, employers, businesses, hospitals, etc.) in an assigned territory. Through personal on and off campus contacts, the manager/counselor will generate leads, present new information, and establish solid rapport with prospective students.
    Minimum Qualifications: • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of a proven successful experience in a very competitive sales environment. • Education: A bachelor’s degree is required. • Communication Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Leadership Skills: Organizational ability, self-motivated and goal oriented. Must demonstrate creative and strategic thinking skills. • Computer Skills: Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Level of Independence: High level of ability to work independently and be able to properly prioritize the work to be done. • Physical Exertion Requirements: Medium Work as defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. • Schedule Flexibility: Frequent weekend or evening work is required, including extensive travel. • Driving History: Must qualify to drive a University owned vehicle. • Procedures Commitment: The candidate must adhere to any and all King University policies as detailed for all employees in the Employee Handbook or specifically per any department, such as Admissions, Business Office, Financial Aid, etc. • Christian Commitment: The candidate must have and be able to articulate a personal faith in the Lordship of Jesus Christ and support the mission of King University.
    Responsibilities: • Meet yearly enrollment goals as stated by the Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management • Represent and articulate King University, as scheduled and as opportunities arise, to: o Prospective students for the admission process and policy, financial aid opportunities, academic programs and campus activities o School officials, both public and private, King University alumni, and, most importantly, with potential students o Off site visits with potential students in the assigned territory o College and Career fairs and conventions in designated territory o Selected church functions and activities o Businesses, professional associations, non-profit groups, civic associations, chambers of commerce, hospitals and community colleges o Maintain up-to-date knowledge of admissions processes, campus activities, academic programs, community college relationships and participate in campus events when possible • General recruiting duties, including, but not limited to: o Work independently and maintain a territory office, including but not limited to reporting weekly activities to the Assistant Vice-President of Enrollment Management and Team Lead o Participate in on-campus and off-campus recruitment events as assigned o Build rapport with potential students and business and community partners o Assist in the coordination and implementation of information sessions, open houses, setups o Maintain up-to-date knowledge of campus activities, academic programs, and participate in campus events when possible o Maintain communications with appropriate faculty and staff regarding the progress of recruitment and regarding issues pertaining to specific departments o Evaluate all personal contacts made and think about strategies to improve recruitment o Assure that current King University literature and application materials reach all businesses and pertinent institutions as assigned
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Knoxville
    Travel: Yes
  • College of Arts and Sciences

    Description: King University is accepting applications from qualified musicians for the position of full-time Assistant Professor of Music in the College of Arts & Sciences.
    Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold at least a master’s degree in Band and/or Instrumental Music Education. The candidate will demonstrate expertise in music education and have strong performance skills (brass and / or piano preferred).
    Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate preferred. Strong performance skills that would allow for piano or brass instruction are also preferred.
    Responsibilities: The B.A. in Music degree prepares students to enter graduate studies in music or the work place. The degree emphasizes a strong foundation in concepts of music theory and history that allows the graduate to make informed choices. Understanding both the technical and the conceptual processes of music is necessary for every graduate in music. The Music program features three viable specializations Music, Music Education-Vocal, and Music Education-Instrumental. The primary duties of this position will be to teach a range of music education courses and perhaps assist in applied music instruction on the Bristol campus.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • School of Education

    Description: King University invites applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education. The Dean is the chief administrator responsible for directing the operations of the School of Education, providing leadership, and maintaining the school’s standing in the educational community and in the state. The Dean maintains relationships with community agencies, local public schools, the Tennessee State Board of Education, and professional bodies including the Tennessee Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (TACTE) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The Dean of the School of Education reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. King University School of Education offers baccalaureate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate programs leading to initial teacher licensure. Licensure is available in elementary education (K-5), music education general/vocal (K-12), music education instrumental (K-12), physical education (K-12), secondary education (6-12) with majors in Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geography with History, Government with History, History, Mathematics, Physics and Spanish. King University is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges, and all teacher education programs are approved by the TN State Board of Education. These programs are delivered in a variety of formats including on-ground and hybrid, day and evening programs.
    Minimum Qualifications: Only applicants with the Ph.D. or Ed.D. will be considered. Applicants must hold a current professional teaching license, have at least 5 years of public school experience and five years’ experience in teaching and/or administration at the college or university level. Significant experience in administration, compliance and accreditation, instruction, curriculum oversight, scholarship, and church and community service are expected.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Nursing

    Description: King University is pleased to invite applications for the position of Dean of the School of Nursing. The Dean is the chief administrator responsible for directing the school’s operations, providing leadership, and marshalling educational standards of high quality to maintain the school’s standing in the nursing community, and in regard to its national accreditation. The Dean also maintains relationships with community, governmental, and professional bodies, and represents King University to the public. The Dean of the School of Nursing reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. King University is a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university founded in 1867. The university is located in Bristol TN, on a 130-acre hilltop campus. Bristol, TN, is home to 45,000 residents, and is part of a larger metropolitan region rich in history, arts, and leisure activities. The region offers an abundance of natural beauty and outdoor activities ranging from snow skiing, to water sports and hiking, all to be enjoyed in a temperate climate. King’s mission to build meaningful lives of achievement and cultural transformation in Christ is clearly demonstrated throughout all the nursing programs at the university. King University School of Nursing offers the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, (pre-licensure and licensed), Master of Science in Nursing in the concentrations of Nurse Educator, Nursing Administration, and Advanced Practice in the roles of Family Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree. King University is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges, and all nursing programs are accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education. These programs are delivered in a variety of formats including on-ground, hybrid, and online.
    Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be a Tennessee registered nurse (RN) or be eligible to secure a RN license in the state of TN. Additionally, the applicant must hold a graduate degree in nursing and a terminal degree in nursing or other related field.
    Preferred Qualifications: The next dean will have opportunities to work closely with the Vice President for Academic Affairs to lead KU’s SON growth and development. The dean will lead and empower talented nursing faculty and staff across four campuses and several instructional locations to promote teaching excellence in the classroom and throughout an array of clinical settings. The applicant must demonstrate success in higher education, and effectiveness in leading multiple level nursing programs. Significant experience in administration, compliance and accreditation, instruction, curriculum oversight, scholarship, and church and community service are expected.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
    Travel: Yes
  • Facility Services/Housekeeping

    Description: A Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning and maintaining of the cleanliness of the King University building interiors with some minor duties on the exteriors to the level of quality possible within the constraints of the time, money and personnel.
    Minimum Qualifications: • Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in housekeeping work with impeccable references for taking on high security items, doing quality work, and diligent in independent thinking and care • Education: A high school degree is required.
    Responsibilities: • Daily cleaning and sanitizing as required, which includes activities of sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, trash removal, replacing paper and soap products and other assignments including, but not limited to the following spaces: offices, rest rooms (scrubbing sinks and toilets), dorm and gymnasium showers, corridors, walls, windows, drinking fountains, building entrances, in both offices, dormitories and guest rooms • Operate equipment as trained and assigned such as vacuum cleaners, carpet shampoo machine, floor buffer, washing machine, dryer, power cleaning machines, etc. • Provide special housekeeping cleaning services, including regular housekeeping duties but also including and not limited to making beds, heavy annual cleaning of carpet, blinds, chairs, desks, doors, strip and wax vinyl composition tile floors and other floor surfaces and set-up for events as required to accommodate our own community, guests and special events throughout the year, including during both the summer and breaks • Be fully aware of any applicable laws regarding the work assigned. Proactively seek safety and protective gear for all work with motorized hand tools. This includes but is not limited to safety glasses, earplugs, work gloves, etc. • Report any maintenance issues either by phone or in writing in any areas of responsibility.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Facility Services/Housekeeping

    Description: King University is accepting applications for temporary full-time groundskeepers. The positions are seasonal beginning April 1, 2017 and ending October 31, 2017.
    Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required.
    Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience preferred.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Encouraged to Apply
    Campus: Bristol
    Travel: No
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King University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries about this policy: James Donahue, Vice President of Business Operations, King University, 1350 King College Rd., Bristol, TN, 37620, 423.652.6002.

King University's annual security report is available on the internet and by request. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics and the campus fire safety report for the school. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. This report is available online at http://security.king.edu/right-to-know/annual-security-report. You may also request a paper copy from the King University Security Department.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities and extends to employment and admission to institutions that receive Federal financial assistance. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX should be directed to the Title IX compliance officer, James Donahue, Vice President Administration & Finance, 423-968-1187, and/or to the assistant Title IX compliance officer, Benny Berry, Director of Safety and Security, 423-652- 4705. Mailing address for both: King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620.