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Faculty Opportunities


Part-Time Clinical Nurse Instructors

Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department is seeking Part-time Clinical Nurse Instructors for its baccalaureate nursing program. Clinical instructors provide training to students and facilities about standard methods of nursing practice including professional nursing features, physiology and psychodynamic theories, and functional health patterns. The Clinical Nursing Instructor is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of the Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department. Teaching responsibilities will be conducted on Tue, Wed, & Thurs.

The position requires a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree (MSN preferred) from a four-year college or university; current license as a Registered Nurse or license eligible in the State of Tennessee; current CPR training; and the ability to relate well to a diverse population of learners. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to rcornette@twcnet.edu

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Natural Sciences at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee invites immediate applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position during the 2015-2016 academic year or two adjunct instructors.  The successful candidate(s) will have the ability to teach General Chemistry I and II, and/or a two-semester sequence of Analytical Chemistry for science majors.  All courses include lecture and laboratory.  Requirements for either position are a minimum of a Master’s degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in Chemistry.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, vita, and unofficial transcripts to: 

Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources

Tennessee Wesleyan College, 204 East College Street, Athens, TN 37303




The Associate Dean of Nursing is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the undergraduate nursing program located at the TWC Knoxville Campus, located in Knoxville Tennessee. The Associate Dean must be a strong, effective, visionary leader who:
  • Recruits and retains academically qualified faculty in the discipline
  • Performs annual evaluations for coordinators, faculty and staff
  • Oversees and maintains SACS and CCNE accreditation standards for the nursing program
  • Approves nursing class schedules in consultation with coordinators
  • Teaches classes as needed to meet and/or exceed accreditation standards
  • Collaborates with nursing faculty regarding effective and innovative curricula
  • Chairs faculty meetings and serves as ex-officio to other nursing committees
  • Serves on college committees and participates in nursing related campus and community activities
  • Collaborates with external organizations, clinical agencies and Covenant Health
  • Serves as staff to the Nursing Board of Visitors
  • Provides ongoing communication with the faculty, staff, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the President with respect to current and evolving programmatic and curricular directions for the department of nursing
  • Attends Department Chair and Associate Dean meetings on the main campus
  • Develops and processes clinical and faculty contracts in collaboration with college administration
  • Develops and monitors the annual budget for the department

Doctorate in Nursing or a related field with a master’s degree in nursing
Teaching experience and evidence of scholarly accomplishments
Record of collaborative and dynamic leadership in addition to theoretical and clinical nursing experience
Effective written and oral communication

Staff Opportunities


Admissions Counselor

Tennessee Wesleyan College, a four-year, private liberal arts institution in Athens, Tenn., invites applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor. This full-time position is responsible for positive promotion of the college to prospective Freshman students and their families; generating names of prospective students through travel; conducting campus tours; working with prospective students from the inquiry stage through matriculation; developing and maintaining a rapport with other constituents including guidance counselors, TWC staff, faculty, students and alumni; extensive data entry using the college database system. This position requires extensive travel, including some night, weekend and overnight, to various high schools and churches throughout an assigned region.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, experience in higher education preferred. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to speak to large groups required. Strong computer and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with a high level of accuracy in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions required. Ability to handle information in a confidential and professional manner required. Ability to work independently, as part of a team and be goal oriented required.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, and should be submitted via email to:

Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources

Part-Time Coordinator of the Student Center and Service Room – Athens Campus

Tennessee Wesleyan College, private liberal arts institution headquartered in Athens, Tenn., invites applicants for the position of Part-Time Coordinator of the Student Center and Service Room for the Athens Campus.  The Coordinator supports the mission of Tennessee Wesleyan College by primarily serving Tennessee Wesleyan College campus community.  The Coordinator fulfills many of the administrative duties associated with the student activities center and service room including, but not limited to, those listed below.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee the daily, Monday through Friday, operations of the Student Activities Center.

  • Oversees the area's budget and makes budget decisions for the area
  • Coordinate the area/departmental work study
  • Coordinate campus facilities scheduling program working with on- and off-campus constituents
  • Coordinate check-in/check-out system for game room and outdoor equipment and supplies available to students

Oversee all aspects of the campus and US Mail, UPS, and FedEx deliveries and shipments

  • Sort mail for distribution to faculty, staff and students
  • Process outgoing mail and parcels for various delivery agencies
  • Operate Pitney Bowes postage system
  • Assign faculty, staff and student mailboxes

Serve as operator to the college's main phone number

  • Develop understanding of the college's departments and services to provide quality assistance to callers
  • Provide fax services, receiving and transmitting, for members of the college community

Staff assistance as required or needed for Student Life departments and other campus entities

  • Order and distribute office supplies for various departments on campus
  • Maintain supplies inventory and provide necessary documentation to Business Office for processing

Assist Student life office with various clerical projects, including processing of parking tickets, fines and charges

Supervise and train student employees for the service room

Use discretion and professionalism in communicating details of the college operations outside of the office, ensuring confidentiality, integrity and security of all personal and financial student information

Compliance with any outside authority, including but not limited to accrediting agencies, external auditing, local authorities (police, fire, etc), OSHA, TN OSHA, EPA, etc. and do any audit work required for these agencies in a timely fashion

Follow the policies as set forth in the appropriate employee handbook and subsequent updates or changes, including, but not limited to, travel, professional development, purchasing and reimbursements, etc. 

Other occasional duties and responsibilities as assigned


The candidate must hold a High School Diploma.  Preferred Bachelor of Arts, Sciences, or equivalent degree; Able to work on several projects simultaneously and enjoy working with various groups of people; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly proficient in Microsoft Office, and able to learn various operational programs/databases.  Must possess strong relational skills and be able to maintain confidentiality. 

Resumes will be accepted until June 4th at noon, and should be submitted via email to: