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Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee


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Hiwassee College

Dental Hygiene Instructor

A full-time dental hygiene instructor is needed for the dental hygiene program at Hiwassee College.

  • Responsibilities include classroom and clinical instruction.
  • Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program, have a current Tennessee DH license and possess or be in the process of completing a Masters degree in dental hygiene or a related discipline.
Please send a letter of interest and CV to:
Randa Colbert, Interim Program Director at colbertr@hiwassee.edu

 

 

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 of Business: Full-time

Hiwassee College is a residential campus with a rich tradition of fully engaging our environment. We are building programs focused on our extraordinary assets of almost 400 acres of land, pristine fresh water springs, heavily forested land, and is deeply committed to continuing the tradition of supporting our community by utilizing our campus as a research laboratory. Our student learning outcomes are based on practical experience applying what they have learned in the classroom to the campus, business, marketing, local businesses, work study, internships, and theater productions. Our students volunteer and give back to our community with the help and support of our faculty and staff.

We are seeking an energetic and innovative faculty member to help us build a 4 year B.S. degree program in Business Administration focused on student learning outcomes, student success, and engages in dynamic teaching modalities. The candidate can expect a regular course load of four to five courses per semester that includes finance, management and accounting courses at both the introductory and upper division levels. Creativity and innovation is strongly encouraged and supported. Position is open until filled.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and a minimum of 18 credit hours in related graduate level coursework. A minimum of three years of teaching at the college level is required. Graduate students that are ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Business Administration or related field, five plus years in higher education, experience with curriculum and program development, experience in student learning outcome based assessment and experience with accreditation standards.

The College’s mission is to provide an excellent education in a Christian environment that promotes intellectual pursuit and spiritual growth as well as social and personal responsibility. Hiwassee equips students for leadership and community service roles, supports students requiring individual attention, and challenges students to explore new ideas. Now in its 166th year, the College offers a variety of university parallel and career/vocational programs leading to the following degrees; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associates of Science, and Associates of Applied Science.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and information for 3 references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call us at (423) 442-2001 (Ext. 1294). Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry: Full-time

Hiwassee College is a residential campus with a rich tradition of fully engaging our environment. We are building programs focused on our extraordinary assets of almost 400 acres of land, pristine fresh water springs, heavily forested land, and is deeply committed to continuing the tradition of supporting our community by utilizing our campus as a research laboratory. Our student learning outcomes are based on practical experience applying what they have learned in the classroom to the campus, business, marketing, local businesses, work study, internships, and theater productions. Our students volunteer and give back to our community with the help and support of our faculty and staff.

We are seeking an energetic chemistry faculty member, to help us build a 4 year B.S. degree program in Biology, focused on student learning outcomes, student success, and engages in dynamic teaching modalities. The candidate can expect a regular course load of four courses per semester that consists of introduction and general chemistry courses, as well as organic chemistry and an upper level course on a topic of their choosing. Creativity and innovation is strongly encouraged and supported. Position is open until filled.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Chemistry or related field and a minimum of 18 credit hours in related graduate level coursework. A minimum of three years of teaching at the college level is required. Graduate students that are ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field, five plus years in higher education, experience with curriculum and program development, experience in student learning outcomes based assessment and experience with accreditation standards.

The College’s mission is to provide an excellent education in a Christian environment that promotes intellectual pursuit and spiritual growth as well as social and personal responsibility. Hiwassee equips students for leadership and community service roles, supports students requiring individual attention, and challenges students to explore new ideas. Now in its 166th year, the College offers a variety of university parallel and career/vocational programs leading to the following degrees; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associates of Science, and Associates of Applied Science.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and information for 3 references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call us at (423) 442-2001 (Ext. 1294). Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

 

Assistant Professor of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries: Full-time

Hiwassee College is a residential campus with a rich tradition of fully engaging our environment. We are building programs focused on our extraordinary assets of almost 400 acres of land, pristine fresh water springs, heavily forested land, and is deeply committed to continuing the tradition of supporting our community by utilizing our campus as a research laboratory. Our student learning outcomes are based on practical experience applying what they have learned in the classroom to the campus, business, marketing, local businesses, work study, internships, and theater productions. Our students volunteer and give back to our community with the help and support of our faculty and staff.

We are seeking an energetic Forestry faculty member to help us maintain and expand our 2 year A.A.S. degree program in Forestry Technology, with the potential to develop a program in Environmental Studies, and is focused on student learning outcomes, student success, and engages in dynamic teaching modalities. The candidate can expect a regular course load of four-five courses per semester that consists of forestry, wildlife and fisheries, ecology, dendrology and forest management courses at both the introductory and upper division levels. Creativity and innovation is strongly encouraged and supported.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries or related field and a minimum of 18 credit hours in related graduate level coursework. A minimum of three years of teaching at the college level is required. Graduate students that are ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Natural Resources or related field, five plus years in higher education, experience with curriculum and program development, experience in student learning outcomes based assessment and experience with accreditation standards.

The College’s mission is to provide an excellent education in a Christian environment that promotes intellectual pursuit and spiritual growth as well as social and personal responsibility. Hiwassee equips students for leadership and community service roles, supports students requiring individual attention, and challenges students to explore new ideas. Now in its 166th year, the College offers a variety of university parallel and career/vocational programs leading to the following degrees; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associates of Science, and Associates of Applied Science.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and information for 3 references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call us at (423) 442-2001 (Ext. 1294). Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice: Full-time

Hiwassee College is a residential campus with a rich tradition of fully engaging our environment. We are building programs focused on our extraordinary assets of almost 400 acres of land, pristine fresh water springs, heavily forested land, and is deeply committed to continuing the tradition of supporting our community by utilizing our campus as a research laboratory. Our student learning outcomes are based on practical experience applying what they have learned in the classroom to the campus, business, marketing, local businesses, work study, internships, and theater productions. Our students volunteer and give back to our community with the help and support of our faculty and staff.

We are seeking an energetic criminal justice faculty member to help us build and maintain a 2 year A.A.S. degree program in criminal justice focused on student learning outcomes, student success, and engages in dynamic teaching modalities. The candidate can expect a regular course load of four-five courses per semester that consists of sociology and criminal justice courses at both the introductory and upper division levels. Creativity and innovation is strongly encouraged and supported. Position is open until filled.

Minimum qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field and a minimum of 18 credit hours in related graduate level coursework. A minimum of three years of teaching at the college level is required. Graduate students that are ABD will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or related field, five plus years in higher education, experience with curriculum and program development, experience in student learning outcomes based assessment and experience with accreditation standards.

The College’s mission is to provide an excellent education in a Christian environment that promotes intellectual pursuit and spiritual growth as well as social and personal responsibility. Hiwassee equips students for leadership and community service roles, supports students requiring individual attention, and challenges students to explore new ideas. Now in its 166th year, the College offers a variety of university parallel and career/vocational programs leading to the following degrees; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Associate of Arts, Associates of Science, and Associates of Applied Science.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and information for 3 references to hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu or call us at (423) 442-2001 (Ext. 1294). Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

 

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 5/26/16. Contact: hiwasseehr@hiwassee.edu