King Employment Opportunities

Welcome to, below are the current positions that are currently available at King University.

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  • Psychology

    Description: King University is accepting applications for part-time/adjunct faculty to teach traditional face-to-face courses on weekdays in the School of Arts and Sciences. Faculty needed for teaching undergraduate courses in Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology and Statistics for the Social Sciences. Teaching responsibilities are dependent upon qualifications and needs of the traditional program. A complete application will include a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, three professional references, and a completed King University application for faculty employment, including a Statement of Christian Faith and Philosophy of Christian Higher Education, found at Incomplete applications will not be considered.
    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree with at least 18 hours in psychology is required
    Preferred Qualifications: PhD/PsyD; Previous teaching experience in higher education; excellent oral and written communication skills
    Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face undergraduate courses in the School of Arts and Sciences for the Bristol campus
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • School of Health and Professional Sciences

    Description: King University is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member. The first year of the appointment will focus on teaching and transitioning into the position of Director of Field Education in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program in the School of Health and Professional Sciences. The primary appointment will be in the fully online MSW program with the possibility of teaching in the BSW program. King University faculty members work collaboratively to provide high quality academic experiences for students in a supportive, Christ-centered environment, with an alliance in student advising with the academic team to ensure that students have the assistance, tools, and resources needed to be successful as they move toward their educational and professional goals. This is a full-time, twelve-month position to start no later than fall 2023. The preferred candidate will have a willingness to relocate to the local or regional area (i.e., Appalachian Highlands or within 75 mile radius of the Tri-Cities in Northeast Tennessee/Southwest Virginia). Some travel may be required.
    Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold a minimum of a MSW from a CSWE-accredited college/university and a minimum of 2-years of direct practice experience post–MSW degree. Experience with and practice in trauma-informed care is a plus. A commitment to advising and mentoring students and a dedication to continuing professional development are essential. Administrative experience is a plus. Preference will be granted to individuals holding an earned doctoral degree in Social Work. Applicants should be prepared to focus efforts on the development of field placements regionally, nationally, and internationally. Applicants must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills, competence in the usage of technology and proficiency in utility of the APA style (latest edition).
    Preferred Qualifications: The PhD in Social Work is preferred. Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the higher education level and field education experience is preferred. Knowledge of the 2015 EPAS, and ability to teach across the curriculum. The preferred candidate will also possess excellent verbal, digital communication, and technological skills, including proficiency with learning management systems such as Canvas, facility with online communication platforms such as Zoom, Teams, Google apps, etc. Candidate must be well-organized.
    Responsibilities: Provide leadership, supervision, mentorship, and teaching of the Field Education component and other necessary courses of the MSW/BSW programs; Be able to collaborate in the writing of the self-study for accreditation through the CSWE; Be engaged in ongoing and new program development efforts Be familiar with the 2015 CSWE EPAS Teach in online format Effectively utilize technology as part of both the teaching and administrative functions of this position Design courses, as necessary; Serve on academic and program committees; Evaluate student learning and field requirements congruent with Social Work competencies; Demonstrate active scholarly interests in issues pertinent to social work; Have the ability to speak to individuals and groups regarding recruitment efforts and teaching; Engage with student social work organizations (e.g., Social Work Club and Chi Omega honor society); Engage in the Social Work Advisory Board; Assist with updates and maintenance of the Social Work social media pages, as necessary; Assist with updates and maintenance of the MSW/BSW Student Handbook / Field Education Manual, as necessary; Work closely with the MSW/BSW Program Coordinators, Field Education Directors, and Social Work faculty on matters pertaining to field education, accreditation, and general program maintenance; Report directly to the MSW Program Coordinator.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Online
  • English

    Description: King University is accepting applications for part-time/adjunct faculty to teach English Composition courses on the Bristol Campus.
    Minimum Qualifications: To teach in our Bachelor level programs a terminal degree in a related field or master's degree with at least 18 hours in the designated discipline is required.
    Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree preferred
    Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Composition courses on the Bristol Campus. The candidate will also be required to complete assessment documents for each class he or she teaches each semester and to attend meetings of the Composition Department.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Marketing & Communications

    Description: King University is seeking a senior-level professional to develop and drive the University’s comprehensive marketing and communications plan. With the help of additional staff, this individual will be responsible for promoting the brand, mission, vision and reputation of the University, and for developing/delivering engaging communications and initiatives that: • Cultivate student recruitment/retention • Champion school spirit and pride • Enhance student, alumni, and community engagement • Align with efforts to increase philanthropic support and inspire volunteer involvement • Promote the achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni This position will report to the Vice President of Enrollment Management, and the individual chosen will lead a team of creative associates who collaborate in promoting news and events from departments throughout King’s various schools and institutes.
    Minimum Qualifications: A minimum of eight years of experience in a marketing or communications position is preferred, including: • Four years leading marketing and communications initiatives in higher education (work in an agency or non-profit setting also considered) • Proven experience in the development, implementation and management of master publication calendars for internal and external audiences • Creative development and implementation of strategic plans as well as tactical initiatives • A keen understanding of digital and traditional marketing platforms, along with audience segmentation and targeting • Media and public relations management A bachelor’s degree is required, with a master’s degree or equivalent industry experience in marketing/communications preferred. Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Some knowledge of Adobe programs preferred. As King is a faith-oriented organization and workplace, candidates must possess and be able to articulate a personal faith in the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Development/Advancement

    Description: The Director of Development is an annual gift development position supporting King’s fundraising efforts. The Director of Development will develop and manage a portfolio of individuals with a gift capacity ranging from at least $5,000 to $100,000 or more. The Director of Development will work with the Development team to craft successful strategic fundraising strategies for major gift development.
    Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree is required; • Must have and be able to articulate a personal faith in the Lordship of Jesus Christ and support the mission of King University; • A minimum of five years of increasingly successful experience in fundraising with at least two years in individual major gifts fundraising is preferred, or at least five years or more successful experience in sales, marketing, business development, financial planning, or equivalent; • Proven and measurable track record of successful face-to-face interactions with prospective donors, clients, and/or customers. • Experience in developing and presenting proposals to prospective donors, clients, and/or customers; • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and sensitivities. This position requires the personal presence, poise, and demeanor to inspire comfort and confidence among donors and prospects. • Ability to articulate the mission with passion and persuasion and a genuine desire to build lasting relationships. • An organized, focused, and goal-oriented personality coupled with a high level of initiative, energy, and ability to work independently; • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment; • Ability and willingness to travel frequently and to work outside the normal schedule including early morning meetings, evening engagements, and occasional weekend obligations; • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, work well under pressure, and manage details of several concurrent projects; • Excellent writing skills including the ability to craft meaningful personal letters, compelling proposals, and other communications; • A high level of personal and professional integrity; commitment to ethical fundraising; • Commitment to building collegiality and collaboration with an ability to inspire confidence and cooperation; • Creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and flexibility; • Self-starter; history of initiating action rather than reacting to direction; • Proficiency in Windows applications and fundraising software and willingness to learn new applications as necessary to work as efficiently as possible; experience with a moves management system preferred; • Excellent organizational skills; • Equivalent combination of relevant experience may be substituted as appropriate.
    Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in leading major gift development in a capital campaign or special project and successful record of achieving campaign/project goals; • Experience in developing a strategic plan for soliciting and securing gifts from private sources or the equivalent in the corporate environment; • Experience with moves management client development process and fundraising software; • Knowledge and skill in planned gift development and/or estate and financial planning.
    Responsibilities: The focus of this position is to generate a significant number of annual gifts to King in support of its mission and programs. Core responsibilities include: • Develop an efficient and productive prospecting system that produces a significant number of qualified leads for direct cultivation and solicitation of major gift opportunities; • Build effective and meaningful relationships with individuals with an inclination and capacity to support the organization: o Use skill and persuasion to inspire passion for the values and mission of the organization, o Capitalize on the opportunities for involvement and participation, and o Strategically build a case for support that leads to a donor who is invested in the organization financially and emotionally; • Work collaboratively with all units to enhance/produce effective annual gift fundraising programs; • Meet and exceed minimum fundamental activity standards for maximizing donor development opportunities; • Meet and exceed minimum gift production goals and objectives; • Produce documented reports on significant donor development activity; • Produce weekly activity reports on prospecting and donor development activity; • Maintain excellent donor records; • Process and acknowledge gifts in a timely manner; • Effectively manage prospect-donor development using move management development process; • Assist in the development of budgets for annual gift development; • Facilitate effective donor development communications with donor prospects and donors; • Effectively steward existing donor relationships for further cultivation; • Maintain the highest ethical and professional standards.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
    Travel: Yes
  • Business Office

    Description: Our instructors provide high-quality academic experiences and support students as they work toward their educational goals. Faculty members work collaboratively in a supportive academic environment, partnering with student advising and the academic team to ensure that each student has the support, tools and resources he or she needs to be successful.
    Minimum Qualifications: • For undergraduate courses: a MAcc or MBA with at least 18 hours of graduate level accounting courses. • For graduate courses: PhD or DBA in Accounting is preferred. MAcc with a CPA will be considered. • At least 5 years of full-time, professional business experience, working in Accounting
    Responsibilities: • Instructor must be willing to provide a high level of student outreach and have the availability to connect with students, academic advisors and team leaders on a frequent basis. An instructor in this course must also be engaging, offering an increased and innovative presence in the face-to-face or online classroom to best serve the student and facilitate student success. The instructor should expect to provide substantial student feedback and offer a quick turnaround on grades.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
  • Student Affairs

    Description: King University seeks an Area Coordinator (AC) in the Residence Life Department. Founded in 1867, King is a Presbyterian-affiliated university with a mission of preparing students in a Christian academic community to excel as thoughtful, resourceful, and responsible citizens with a passion for serving God, the Church, and the world. Reporting to the Coordinator of Residence Life, the AC position is a 10-month, full-time, live-in, professional position responsible for the administration of residence halls and related duties in support of the Residence Life Program. The AC establishes and maintains a living-learning environment conducive to personal growth and academic achievement. In addition to salary, an apartment, utilities, cell phone, and full meal plan are included.
    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Previous residence hall experience with a concentration on programming preferred. Candidates should be well-organized, capable of managing detailed operations, and willing to develop and maintain a team work atmosphere within the department. 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. To apply for this position, please visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. King University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. EOE
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Financial Aid

    Description: The Director of Financial Aid administers King University’s financial aid program by utilizing University resources to maximize enrollment while maintaining full compliance with all federal, state, and University regulations, policies, and procedures. The Director of Financial Aid must work with co-workers, faculty, staff, students and their families, Federal loan lenders and guarantee agencies, the Department of Education, high school counselors, other financial administrators, and the community to provide efficient financial aid services.
    Minimum Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform the duties of this position. • Minimum of five years of recent financial aid experience • PowerFAIDS experience preferred; Proficient in Microsoft Office applications • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high level of accuracy, professionalism and a customer service orientation • Ability to work individually or as a team in a dynamic organization • Ability to relate well with a diverse student population • Ability to work well under pressure • Ability to use tact, diplomacy and judgment in dealing with all customers • Requires some evenings and week-end work throughout the academic year • Experience working at a small, private institution • Experience working with NCAA Division II athletics and associated scholarships • Experience with financial aid modeling and leveraging strategies In addition, the successful candidate will be professional, self-reliant, proactive, enthusiastic, and will make a positive impression on others. Bachelor’s Degree Required: Master’s degree preferred
    Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience at the Director level.
    Responsibilities: • Oversee full-service financial aid processing, including but not limited to document collection, budgeting, awarding, FAFSA verification, and loan certification for college related programs. • Develop, implement and revise departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and institutional policies related to financial aid and scholarships • Knowledge of Federal (Title IV) and state regulations related to financial aid • Hire, train and supervise Financial Aid team in the essentials of customer service, student outreach, financial planning and federal and state financial aid compliance • Provide leadership, direction and accountability to the department’s staff as they work with students from application to graduation • Provide technical training, support and guidance to the financial aid staff as they work with the information technology resources • Develop, modify, implement and maintain the application intake and tracking process for proper documentation of all awards for audit trail. Maintain fund control records in accordance with funding level limitations. Oversee the completion of federal, state, and institutional reports including applications for federal funding and reports the expenditures of funds allocated, such as the FISAP. Coordinate internal reconciliation efforts and report to reviewing entities, such as auditors, program reviewers, and accreditation teams. • Work with the Financial Operations Offices to ensure accurate and timely exchange of information and awards between school information systems. Oversee reconciliation process. • Responds to requests for information from state, federal and other agencies. Also functions as the department’s liaison in the annual financial audits performed at the institution. • Assists with conducting on and off campus presentations, seminars, and/or workshops for students. Also present information at various events held at King University, local high schools and at college fair events • Develop, design, revise, and update all publications (website, college catalog, and other media) relating to financial aid, such as financial aid applications, forms used for tracking applications, correspondence forms, and brochures. Provide training and materials to staff regarding the financial aid process. • Facilitate coordination and communication between respective college departments as they relate to the Financial Aid Office’s role in creating a positive educational experience for students. Integrate efforts to maximize Financial Aid’s role in recruiting and retention. • Counsel and advise students and parents regarding financial needs and problems, and recommend financial aid opportunities, academic progress, eligibility and procedures. • Maintain, research and submit information regarding budget as needed. • Maintain current knowledge of college financial aid policies, procedures, and programs. Attend trainings/conferences as necessary to keep knowledge current. • Resolves and/or assists in the resolution of problems and/or complaints and initiates corrective action as appropriate. • Performs other duties as assigned
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Counseling Center

    Description: King University seeks a Counseling Center Office Manager. Founded in 1867, King is a Presbyterian-affiliated university with a mission of preparing students in a Christian academic community to excel as thoughtful, resourceful, and responsible citizens with a passion for serving God, the Church, and the world. Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center, the Office Manager is a 12-month, part-time, position.
    Minimum Qualifications: 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. To apply for this position, please visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. King University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. EOE
    Responsibilities: The Counseling Center Office Manager fulfills various administrative duties for the Counseling Center to provide professional and competent support to the director. The Office Manager provides a physical presence and office coverage for the Counseling Center; manages correspondence, client files, phone calls and messages; responds to inquiries to the Counseling Center; and schedules and manages appointments.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • ATH - Men's Volleyball

    Description: King University is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Coach with all aspects of the volleyball programs.
    Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required. Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of volleyball, a sophisticated understanding of coaching and training strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance student athlete development. Admission into an approved graduate program at King University.
    Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a student athlete at the collegiate level. Demonstrated ability and success in identifying and recruiting student athletes at a private, residential institution.
    Responsibilities: Supervise all activities related to the student athletes; provide professional mentoring to student-athletes; Recruit student/athletes that meet King University Admission guidelines to achieve roster goals and field a competitive team; Provide academic, personal, and professional mentoring to student-athletes; Comply with all NCAA rules and regulations;
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
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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 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.