Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee

Position Announcements:

Hiwassee College

Hiwassee College Upward Bound Program Director

Hiwassee College is looking for a Director of the College’s Upward Bound program. The qualifications include the following:

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience with grant management and development
  • Knowledge or experience in student services and TRiO programs preferred.
  • Experience working with high school students and counselors
  • Knowledge/experience in planning and implementing educational programs geared to promote success in Higher Education preferred.
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Respects the mission of Hiwassee College

Salary will range from $32,000-$36,000 annually.

Please send resumes to:

Hiwassee College Human Resources
Attn: Admissions Office Search Committee
225 Hiwassee College Drive

Administrative Assistant to the Office of Institutional Advancement

Hiwassee College is currently seeking candidates for Administrative Assistant to the Office of Institutional Advancement.

Requirements include:

  • Ability to provide high-level support to office staff
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Computer proficient
  • Outgoing personality
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly organized
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Associate’s plus experience in an office setting accepted
  • Experience in higher education a plus

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a two week Christmas break and numerous other Federal holidays.

Applications will be accepted through July 22. 2015 with a desired start date of August 10.

Full job description available upon request.

Please send resumes to:

Hiwassee College
Office of Institutional Advancement
Attn: Adam Reynolds, Director of Development
225 Hiwassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354

Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Hiwassee College is currently seeking candidates for Director of Institutional Effectiveness

The Director of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) is responsible for developing, enhancing, and maintaining information resources of all types to support decision making, planning, and reporting. This position is scheduled for twenty hours per week.

Duties Include:

  • Provide information and analysis to support administrative decision making, strategic planning, and strategic initiatives
  • Design and conduct special studies and surveys
  • Prepare oral and written presentations
  • Complete surveys and reports for the federal, state and private agencies
  • Support campus-wide assessment and accreditation efforts
  • Work with faculty in designing and measuring assessment


  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience working with educational statistics
  • Experience with accreditation is preferred

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to

Adjunct Chemistry Teacher

Hiwassee College is looking for adjunct instructors for the Fall semester in the following areas:

  • Chemistry
Candidates must have a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 hours in the teaching discipline.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to

Admissions Counselor

Hiwassee College invites applications for the full-time position of Admissions Counselor. The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and admitting students to the College and performing related functions to facilitate their enrollment.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, and a resume with contact information for three references to:

Hiwassee College Human Resources
Attn: Admissions Office Search Committee
225 Hiwassee College Drive

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.

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 or call (423) 442-2001 ext. 1294.

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician reports directly to the Director of Properties and Physical Plant and is responsible for the general upkeep of facilities.

  • General Authority
    • Under the direction of the Director of Properties and Physical Plant, the Maintenance Technician performs maintenance repairs and technical services for the College’s physical plant operations and provides training, guidance and direction to assigned work-study students.
  • Responsibilities
    • Carpentry – Includes doors, door hardware, windows, blinds, ceiling tiles, bulletin boards, etc.
    • Electrical – Includes indoor and outdoor lighting, breakers, motors, wiring, and etc.
    • HVAC – Includes thermostats, belts, motors, and etc.
    • Plumbing – Includes faucet repairs, showers, drain lines, hot water heaters, and related activities at the water treatment plant.
    • Assists grounds/housekeeping coordinator as needed with maintenance of equipment.
    • Building Exterior Repairs and Maintenance – Includes roofs, gutters, painting, etc.
    • Room set-up – Includes moving tables/furniture, as directed by staff.
    • Water plant monitoring and reports, necessary repairs to system components and maintenance of an adequate supply of chemicals needed for water treatment.
    • Swimming pool maintenance and monitoring. Assistance to pool staff. Maintain adequate supply of chemicals needed for safe and balanced water.
    • Availability or “on call” during weekends, after normal work hours, during orientation, registration, tiger games, homecoming, graduation and similar special events.
    • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of Properties and Physical Plant, the Vice President for Business Affairs, or the President of the College.

Please send letter of interest, and resume to:

Position open until filled.


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 7/7/15. Contact: