King Employment Opportunities

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  • Bible and Religion

    Description: King University is seeking an Open Rank Professor of Theology to teach an introductory course on Christian faith and practice. This course is required of all King undergraduate students and is taught in the face-to-face and online formats. The person appointed will also teach upper-level undergraduate courses in the area of expertise and develop new courses to match students’ needs and interests. King University is a Christian community deeply rooted in Presbyterian life and Appalachian heritage. These connections make King a welcoming place for Christian believers of all types and for students of any or no religious commitment. King’s mission reads, “We prepare students in our Christian academic community to excel as thoughtful, resourceful, and responsible citizens with a passion for serving God, the Church, and the world.” The successful candidate for the appointment will demonstrate an ability to encourage such work among students and colleagues through able and timely teaching, professional expertise, and wisdom for both deep reflection and practical application. This position offers a one-year, renewable contract with the possibility of multi-year contracts thereafter. This position starts Fall 2023; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
    Minimum Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for the appointment include ABD for the Ph.D. or Th.D. degree in Theology or a related field, demonstrable promise of teaching excellence, and some knowledge and appreciation of Reformed theology and Presbyterian polity. Ordination or membership in a Presbyterian denomination is beneficial but not required.
    Preferred Qualifications: Preferred qualifications for the appointment include the Ph.D. or Th.D. degree in Theology or a related field, a strong record of excellence in undergraduate teaching of Bible (New Testament preferred) and Christian theology; strong interpersonal communication skills; good knowledge and appreciation of Reformed theology and Presbyterian polity; commitment to both introductory general education courses required of all students and to the recruitment of majors and minors; some record of promising or successful professional publication; familiarity or experience with online pedagogy; facility with languages appropriate to the position; and a commitment to the creation of a Christian academic community among both students and colleagues.
    Responsibilities: The person appointed will have primary responsibility for an introductory course, required of all King students—traditional, non-traditional, and online—on Christian faith and practice. The person appointed will also teach upper-level undergraduate courses in the area of expertise, develop new courses to match students’ needs and interests, advise students, cooperate with colleagues in matters of mutual interest, and serve on university committees.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Athletics

    Description: King University is accepting applications for the position of Pep Band Coordinator (part-time). The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the Pep Band program.
    Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required; Candidates should have relevant experience leading and directing bands, including knowledge of current trends and strategies in the musical profession.
    Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field. Experience at the collegiate level as a student or director/assistant director. Demonstrated ability and success in identifying and recruiting student athletes at a private, residential institution.
    Responsibilities: Recruit students that meet King University Admission guidelines to achieve roster goals and field a successful pep band; Supervise all activities related to the students; Conduct necessary practices to prepare the band to perform at home basketball games from November – March; Engage and coordinate with the King University Department of Music and Department of Athletics; Provide professional mentoring to students; Provide academic, personal, and professional mentoring to students;
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Nursing

    Description: The Administrative Assistant supports the School of Nursing in daily operations. Primary responsibilities include serving as the School of Nursing receptionist; maintaining accreditation records, course offering, textbook adoptions, and workload documentation; coordinating the NCLEX application process; and supporting faculty as needed.
    Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree or higher, excellent communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, self-motivated, good organizational skills, good people skills, ability to work independently
    Preferred Qualifications: Associates Degree or higher, experience in administrative or secretarial duties, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Excel, self-motivated, excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through, ability to work independently
    Responsibilities: Support the School of Nursing in daily operations, serve as School of Nursing receptionist, maintain clear and accurate records required for accreditation, assist the dean with yearly reports required for accrediting bodies, renew blanket liability policy, maintain portal updates, maintain faculty workloads, maintain database of nursing school records, coordinate NCLEX application process, support nursing committees and maintain minutes, submit yearly textbook adoptions, prepare School of Nursing mailings as needed, process faculty travel expenses, coordinate the Nurse Pinning Ceremony each graduation, coordinate the White Coat Ceremony each fall and spring, perform other office duties as directed, and support the dean and faculty as needed.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • ATH - Men's Cross Country

    Description: King University is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field Coach. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field programs.
    Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required; 2 years as an assistant coach at the college level, or equivalent; Candidates should possess a thorough knowledge of all aspects of a collegiate cross country and track program, a sophisticated understanding of coaching and training strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance student athlete development.
    Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; Head coaching experience at the college level, or equivalent; 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
    Campus: Bristol
  • Education

    Description: King University of Bristol, Tennessee, a Christian university located in beautiful northeast Tennessee, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Education in the School of Education. This position offers a one-year, renewable contract with the possibility of multi-year contracts thereafter to start Fall 2023. King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, coeducational, doctoral-level, comprehensive university offering majors, minors, and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, social work, health sciences, education, and humanities. King University has received national and international acclaim for excellence in academic and athletic programs.
    Minimum Qualifications: An earned terminal/doctoral degree (EdD/PhD) in education from an accredited institution with preference given to those with at least 18 hours of leadership and/or administration; an active state teaching license in the United States; a minimum of three (3) years of successful teaching K-12; and exhibit motivation and high interest in teacher preparation.
    Preferred Qualifications: Administrative experience at the school or county level; two years of success in a school leadership position in the United States; knowledge of and experience with the TEAM Model of Assessment for Tennessee teachers. Cover letters should be written to the attention of Dr. Donna Watson, Dean, School of Education.
    Responsibilities: The Director of Teacher Education is responsible for managing the teacher candidate process to include the following: serve as liaison between King and placement sites, secure state recognized partnerships with regional school systems, place students for clinical field work, train mentor teachers, and work with the Dean to manage compliance with all policies and procedures for continued accreditation of the Teacher Education Program. Candidates should possess varied experiences and expertise in the field of K-12 education, must demonstrate excellent communication skills and experience in working with diverse groups, and teach courses using on-ground and online delivery at the Bristol campus, and potentially at the Knoxville campus. Courses to be taught include undergraduate and graduate courses in general education, and secondary/elementary education.
    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 position offers a one-year, renewable contract with the possibility of multi-year contracts thereafter to start 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
  • 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
  • Education

    Description: King University is accepting applications for part-time/adjunct positions for on-ground and online courses in the School of Education for education, ESL courses, and special education courses. Teaching responsibilities are dependent upon qualifications and needs of the undergraduate education minor and the graduate education degree.
    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree required which must include a minimum of 18 hours in an education or special education field; Unencumbered professional teaching license in TN/multistate; 3 years or more of teaching experience in grades PreK-12; excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Preferred Qualifications: PhD or EdD, Previous teaching experience in higher education; Knowledge of accreditation standards and Tennessee teaching licensure requirements. Knowledge of the TEAM rubric for teaching assessment in Tennessee in addition to experience with EdTPA assessment of teaching candidates for initial licensure.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
    Travel: No
  • Student Affairs

    Description: King University seeks a Coordinator of Residence Life (CRL). Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the CRL supervises the residence life program consisting of two Area Coordinators, 24 Resident Assistants, and four residence halls.
    Minimum Qualifications: The Coordinator of Residence Life is a full-time, live-in, 12-month employee. In addition to compensation, an apartment, utilities, cell phone, and a fall and spring semester meal plan are included. Bachelor’s degree required. 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
    Responsibilities: The CRL is responsible for the total operation of the Residence Life Department. Functions of the position include: selection and supervision of the staff; budget development; oversight of all department policies, procedures, assessments and practices; development of all departmental forms and informational material; and communication with and assignment of all new and returning residential students. The candidate should have experience in management, planning, program assessment, and budget management.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Financial Aid

    Description: King University is accepting applications for the position of Financial Aid Counselor/Technical Specialist.
    Minimum Qualifications: • Education: A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required. • Experience: Financial aid or related experience preferred.
    Preferred Qualifications: Experience with CAMS Administrative software.
    Responsibilities: • Package student aid in a timely manner utilizing PowerFaids software and CAMS administrative system for a designated student population. • Provide counseling support, answer questions, perform verification, and meet with students and/or parents regarding aid eligibility. • Award aid programs to students in compliance with federal, state, and institutional regulations and policies. • Assist Director as necessary in the preparation and presentation of financial aid related topics and materials to students, parents and other community groups • Work with Admissions representatives and High School counselors during campus visit days and school visits to disseminate financial aid information • Provide backup to Director, ensuring critical areas of response are completed in the directors absence • Work with the Financial Aid staff as a team, providing backup for critical areas of response in their absence. • Attend federal and state training as required to maintain working knowledge of regulations
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Encouraged to Apply
    Campus: Bristol
    Travel: No
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