Hiwassee College
Madisonville, Tennessee

Position Announcements:

Hiwassee College
I.T. and Data Manager
Hiwassee College is currently seeking an I.T. and Data Manager

This position will be responsible for providing advanced technical expertise and support for a range of enterprise-wide applications in a one-person office at a small college. The position will be responsible for planning, coordinating, integrating, testing, and deploying new applications and/or system upgrades. Responsibilities will also include working closely with vendors and different college units; gathering and analyzing system requirements from internal and external clients across the College to aid in system installation and maintenance; providing training and documentation for campus users on supported systems; supervising any student workers; configuring system interface and workflows as needed and maintaining records and documents to meet departmental and audit requirements.

Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience, or an Associate’s degree, Technical certification, and three or more years of experience.

Experience with any/all of the following applications preferred: PowerFaids, Blackbaud (Financial Edge, Education Edge, and Raiser’s Edge); MS Word; and other college management software. In addition, the applicant must have some SQL database administration experience that includes monitoring performance, disk utilization, and the ability to create/tune SQL queries.

The individual must have experience in installing and supporting applications both at the server (Windows 2003 or higher) and desktop levels in a networked environment. Strong customer service skills are important. Must be a team player, able to communicate, and to solve problems that arise. In addition, must be a self-starter who can identify problems and seek solutions. Experience in higher education technical environment preferred.

Please submit resume with cover letter and references to:
Hiwassee College
Human Resources Deptartment
225 Hiwassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354


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


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


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 8/11/15. Contact: