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Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee


Position Announcements:

Hiwassee College

Director of Marketing and Communications

Job Summary

  • Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of marketing strategies, marketing communications, both external and internal.
  • Directs the efforts of the marketing and communications and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the College.

Primary Relationships

  • The position reports to the President of the College and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
  • Outside the College, the position coordinates, primarily, with the media and print vendors.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
    • Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring the success of:
      • A comprehensive marketing, communications and public relations program that will enhance the College’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public.
      • Facilitation of internal and external communications, including content of College website and social media sites.
      • All College marketing, communications and public relations activities materials including publications, media relations, admissions materials and so forth.
    • Ensure articulation of College’s desired image and position, assure consistent communication of image and position throughout the College, and assure communication of image and position to all constituencies, both internal and external.
    • Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all College publications.
    • Coordinate media interest in the College and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests.
    • Manage vendor relationships, including negotiating prices, delivery schedules, and payment terms.
    • Coordinate the appearance of all organization print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
    • Develop and create resource materials to assist departments in the marketing, communications and positioning of their activities.
    • Provide counsel to departments on marketing, communications and public relations.
    • Ensure that the College regularly conducts relevant market research and coordinate and oversee this activity. Monitor trends.
    • Lead projects as assigned, such as cause-related marketing and special events.
    • Must have expertise and experience in all social media.

Salary

  • $38,000 – $48,000 depending on experience and skill level

Education

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Social Media

Note: Interview process is comprised of a traditional question/answer session as well as practical assessments including demonstration of skills.

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

 

Assistant Professor in Business

Hiwassee College is seeking an energetic, innovative person to develop and grow a new bachelor’s degree in Science.  The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher with experience in the classroom and online, who can teach a broad range of Business courses.  The college will consider candidates from a variety of fields, such as marketing, management, sports management, entrepreneurship, finance, and economics.  In addition, the ideal candidate will understand and appreciate interdisciplinary teaching and general education curriculum.  A doctorate in a field of Business is preferred.

The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu.

 

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Hiwassee College is seeking an energetic, innovative person to help grow the science offerings in our Interdisciplinary Studies bachelor’s degree.  The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in Chemistry and be able to teach in a second science area, be an excellent teacher with experience in the classroom and online, and the ability to serve as the lab supervisor.  In addition, the ideal candidate will understand and appreciate interdisciplinary teaching and general education curriculum.  A doctorate is required.

The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu.

 

Instructor of Horsemanship and Training

Hiwassee College announces a full-time position in Horsemanship and Training for its Equine Management and Training degree program.  The ideal candidate will have experience working and training horses in different roles, some experience teaching at the college level, and familiarity with a variety of training and teaching methods.  A Bachelor’s degree in Equine Management and Training is required.  Master’s degree in Equine Management is preferred.

The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu.

 

Assistant Professor in Forestry and Wildlife

Hiwassee College is seeking an energetic, innovative person to maintain and grow our Associate of Applied Science in Forestry Technology degree and to develop a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and increase the science offerings in our Interdisciplinary Studies bachelor’s degree.  The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in the Wildlife, Environmental Sciences, or a related field; be an excellent teacher with experience in the classroom and online; and the ability to serve as the lab supervisor.  In addition, the ideal candidate will understand and appreciate interdisciplinary teaching and general education curriculum.  A doctorate is required.

The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All applications received by March 1 will receive full consideration.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu.

 

Housekeeper

The housekeeper reports to the Director of Properties and Physical Plant Operations and is responsible for the clean appearance and upkeep of buildings inside and outside.

General Authority

Under the direction of the Director of Properties and Physical Plant Operations, the Housekeeper performs daily housekeeping tasks and provides guidance and direction to work-study students assigned to housekeeping.

Responsibilities

  • Cleans classrooms, hallways, stairwells. Empties trash receptacles.  Cleans restrooms and bathrooms including sinks, urinals, commodes, showers, partitions, doors, mirrors, floors and fills dispensers.  Dusts high ledges, window sills and vents.   Vacuums carpeted floors.
  • Cleans windows, doorways at building entrances.
  • Provides housekeeping services during special events such as orientation, registration, tiger games, homecoming, MACA performances and etc. as assigned.
  • Stocks restrooms, cleans specific areas in advance of special events.
  • Performs other duties as necessary and/or assigned by the Director of Properties and Physical Plant Operations, the Vice President for Business Affairs, or the President of the College.

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

 

Security Guard

This position responsible for maintaining the security and safety of the College grounds and facilities. This is done primarily by conducting ongoing inspections of College facilities and grounds, observing and reporting unusual activities and potentially hazardous conditions and preventing campus access by unauthorized persons. This is considered a part-time position and pays $10.00 an hour.

Qualifications: One year experience in law enforcement or security and/or an educational background in criminal justice is preferred. Valid state of Tennessee driver’s license required at time of employment.

Minimum Education Requirements: Minimum Education Requirements High School Diploma or GED required.

Responsibilities Summary:

  • Provides safety and protective services for the College community by patrolling (and securing) assigned buildings and grounds on foot and/or in electric vehicle.
  • Assists in emergency evacuations of facilities by guiding community members to safety; opening doors and facilities for authorized persons; traffic direction and control to ensure pedestrian and traffic safety.
  • Observes and reports any unsafe utility equipment to include reporting fire and other safety precautions.
  • Responds to campus incidents and creates the appropriate reports.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties and essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals to perform essential job functions.

  • While performing this job the employee is required to frequently climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see and make repetitive motions.
  • Medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to odors, dust, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, intense noise and travel.
  • This position may require on call assignment, overtime, or working weekends, holidays and rotating shifts.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Must have 20/20 vision or wear corrective lenses that result in 20/20 vision.
  • Must be willing to undergo and successfully complete a thorough background check.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony or have an adverse driving record.
  • Knowledge of basic safety and crime prevention practices; customer service practices; basic fire prevention methods.
  • Must have the ability to maintain awareness of surroundings and be alert to potential safety problems.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Must have physical ability to perform essential job functions, flexibility to work weekends, holidays and/or nights.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing

If interested, please send a resume’ and references to Human Resources at hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

 

 


Hiwassee College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Holston Conference of The United Methodist Church. Hiwassee College hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. Hiwassee College is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Updated 1/27/16. Contact: hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu