King Employment Opportunities

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  • Academic Affairs

    Description: King University is accepting applications for the position of Student Success Specialist. This position supports the mission of King University by serving as an advisor and mentor to enhance students’ academic success and increase institutional retention and completion rates.
    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Candidates should have exceptional written and verbal communication skills; current technological proficiency, to include Microsoft Office and familiarity with texting and social media; and the ability to work independently and handle a complex and varied caseload.
    Preferred Qualifications: Experience in higher education setting.
    Responsibilities: The Student Success Specialist will work with students to encourage achievement, monitor academic success, increase motivation, and assess student’s ability to persist to the next semester/academic year; foster conversation on such topics as study habits, course registration, major selection, and campus involvement; and will direct students to appropriate university resources to help ensure their success.
    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
  • College of Arts and Sciences

    Description: King University, a Christian liberal arts college founded in the Presbyterian tradition and located in the picturesque foothills of East Tennessee, invites applications to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences. This is a full-time, twelve-month position, beginning in Fall 2022. The teaching load is 24 credit hours per year and will primarily involve teaching General, Analytical, and Physical Chemistry.
    Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants will possess a PhD in Chemistry or a closely related field with the ability to teach General, Analytical, and Physical Chemistry and an enthusiasm for teaching and an interest in supervising research at an undergraduate level.
    Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry with a focus in either Analytical or Physical Chemistry and one or more years of full-time teaching experience.
    Responsibilities: A successful candidate will be expected to teach three Chemistry lecture courses and two or three lab sections each semester. Candidate is also expected to advise students, develop curriculum, hold at least five office hours per week, and participate in institutional as well as church/community service.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • School of Education

    Description: King University is accepting applications for part-time faculty positions for Student Teaching Supervisors whose 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: 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/ Knoxville/Online
    Travel: No
  • Academic Affairs

    Description: King University seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, service-oriented candidate to serve as Director of Learning & Disability Services. King University is a small private liberal arts university located in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains, set against a backdrop of stunning mountains and nearby picturesque rivers and lakes.
    Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, psychology/counseling, or a related field. Candidates should have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and technological proficiency, to include Microsoft Office.
    Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a higher education setting, preferably in disability services; knowledge of ADA/Section 504.
    Responsibilities: This position is responsible for coordinating and implementing various programs and services that encourage academic success and excellence. The Director of Learning & Disability Services will work with students seeking disability-related accommodations, their families/supporters, and their healthcare providers to determine eligibility for accommodations and appropriate accommodations; coordinate with faculty and other university staff and offices to ensure access to university programs and services for students with disabilities; serve as a resource and advocate for students with disabilities, while promoting independence and responsibility; and support faculty, staff, and administration in meeting the needs of students with disabilities. The Director of Learning & Disability Services will oversee the operations of the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), including all assessment activities and initiatives related to the ACE; work with the directors of the Writing, Speaking, and Math Centers to ensure staff and tutor training and quality; and serve as the institutional liaison with King’s contracted online tutorial service. The Director will also assist program coordinators and department chairs in the selection, training, and scheduling of departmental tutors. The Director of Learning & Disability Services will provide learning and metacognition support services to all students through one-on-one consultations as well as by developing and offering workshops and other programming. The Director will also serve as a resource to faculty in the development of learner-centered learning strategies in their courses.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • School of Health and Professional Sciences

    Description: King University is accepting applications for two full-time faculty appointments for an appointment to the new Master of Social Work (MSW) program. 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 2022 with the possibility to start sometime in Spring or Summer 2022. Telecommuting is an option with this position.
    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. The PhD in Social Work is preferred. 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. Furthermore, applicants must submit a profession of Christian faith. 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: • Experience in teaching and curriculum development at the higher education level, • 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 the LMS (Canvas), facility with online communication platforms such as Zoom, Teams, Google apps, etc. Candidate must be well-organized.
    Responsibilities: • Provide leadership, supervision, mentorship, and MSW/BSW course instruction • 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 and the Dean of the School of Health and Professional Sciences.
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
  • 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
  • School of Business, Economics, and Technology

    Description: King University, a private, comprehensive university founded in the Presbyterian tradition, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business, Economics & Technology. This is a full-time, twelve-month position, beginning in Fall 2021. This position is based at King’s Bristol campus in the beautiful foothills of northeast Tennessee. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
    Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants will possess a terminal degree with qualifications to teach both management and human resource management courses.
    Preferred Qualifications: PhD or DBA in Management or Human Resource Management. At least 5 years of full-time teaching experience. Also, qualifications to teach hospitality management.
    Responsibilities: Candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses (12 credit hours) each semester on strategic and tactical aspects of management. Candidate is expected to teach both management and human resource management courses, advise students, and participate in departmental and university service. Responsibilities include teaching spring and fall semesters with the option of summer term, in a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses. These include both face-to-face and online formats. 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 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
    Campus: Bristol
  • Development/Advancement

    Description: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement (VPA), the Senior Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) is responsible for coordinating the implementation and execution of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy for the university. The Senior Director is the lead planner and manager in coordinating effective marketing and communications initiatives for the university. Key objectives: • Lead generation to grow student enrollment • Enhance student, alumni and community engagement • Champion school spirit and pride • Increase philanthropic support • Inspire volunteer involvement • Advance university initiatives • Promote student, faculty and staff achievements • Provide informative, persuasive, and engaging university communications to strategic target audiences and all university stakeholders
    Minimum Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree is required • Three or more years’ experience in a communications, marketing, or related field • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Excellent organizational skills • Highly proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with staff, administrators, faculty, and alumni • Self-motivated with the ability to work as a team member, as well as work independently to accomplish goals and reach and exceed established benchmarks • Willingness to work evenings and weekends and be an effective manager of time • Working knowledge and experience with marketing & communications best practices • Ability to articulate a personal faith in the Lordship of Jesus Christ and support the mission of King University • Possess a valid state driver's license • Must support the mission of King University
    Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s Degree • Experience: o Three or more years in higher education marketing and communications o Skilled at developing and implementing effective marketing and communications programs and initiatives o Keen understanding of and experience with: ? Social media marketing and other digital marketing platforms and their effective application in a comprehensive marketing plan ? Traditional advertising platforms and their effective application in a comprehensive marketing plan o Effective management of media and public relations o Working knowledge and experience with marketing & communications best practices
    Responsibilities: • Serve as a creative director for the development of integrated strategic marketing and communications plans to raise the visibility and enhance the image of King University to internal and external audiences • Work with the Vice President for Advancement and Marketing and Communications Team to create and implement a comprehensive strategic marketing and communications plan toward key marketing objectives • Collaborate effectively with key university stakeholders in coordinating, implementing, and executing marketing and communications for enrolment management, colleges, schools, programs, centers, and institutes, etc. • Working with the Vice President for Advancement and Marketing and Communications Team: o Coordinate, manage, and implement a marketing and public relations strategy including but not limited to managing public and media relations o Coordinate the implementation of a brand identity marketing plan o Coordinate and manage marketing advertising and initiatives o Coordinates management of the university website including content management and search engine optimization o Coordinate university communications with internal and external audiences o Coordinate production of King magazine and other university marketing/communications publications o Collaborate with the internal creative services team, and work with external resources where required, to develop high-quality collateral on-time to meet desired objectives o Coordinates marketing and communications programs and initiatives with our marketing and communications partners • Maintain and ensure adherence to King University Identity Guide • Serve as the editorial director for publications, press releases, communications, website content, etc. • Research, adopt and implement applicable industry best practices for effective marketing and communications strategies, programs and initiatives that will advance the university towards stated goals and objectives • Assist the VPA in overseeing grant proposal development and fundraising case statements • Coordinate and assign work for student workers and interns • Manage departmental budgets • Other duties as assigned
    Language: Multilingual/Bilingual Candidates Preferred
    Campus: Bristol
  • Academic Affairs

    Description: King University, a private, comprehensive university founded in the Presbyterian tradition, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Marketing in the School of Business, Economics & Technology. This is a full-time, twelve-month position, beginning in Fall 2020. This position is based at King’s Bristol campus in the beautiful foothills of Northeast Tennessee. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
    Minimum Qualifications: • PhD or DBA in Marketing • At least 5 years of full-time teaching experience
    Preferred Qualifications: Qualified applicants will possess a terminal degree in marketing with qualification to teach both marketing and management courses. Evidence of professional content-based marketing communications and technology platforms. Experience using mobile marketing technologies and social media platforms. Experience in the hospitality or a service industry is preferred.
    Responsibilities: • Candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses (12 credit hours) each semester on strategic and tactical aspects of marketing. • Candidate is expected to teach marketing courses, advise students, and participate in departmental and university service. Responsibilities include teaching spring and fall semesters with the option of summer term, in a mix of undergraduate and graduate marketing courses. These include both face-to-face and online formats. • 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 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
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