Employment

Tennessee Wesleyan College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, or ethnic group in education programs or employment activities, nor does the college discriminate against qualified handicapped or disabled persons.

Faculty Opportunities

  


Environmental Science Instructor

Tennessee Wesleyan College invites applications for an adjunct instructor position in the Department of Natural Sciences for the spring semester of 2015.  Requirements for the position include a minimum of a Master’s degree in the discipline.  The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching lecture and laboratory for Environmental Science for non-science majors.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts to:

mlantz@twcnet.edu
Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry

The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chemistry at the Assistant or Associate Professor level scheduled to start in August 2015.  Requirements for the position include a terminal degree in Chemistry with preference given to applicants with prior teaching experience.  The successful candidate will teach the following courses and associated labs for science majors:  a two-semester sequence of Organic Chemistry; Biochemistry; an upper level chemistry course for majors and develop a Forensic Chemistry course.  Additionally, a GOB Chemistry course with laboratory will be taught along with other teaching assignments as needed by the college and department.  These courses may include a service/learning component.

This position will require the successful candidate to advise students; serve on college committees; assess/evaluate instruction, courses, and programs; participate in community service, departmental meetings, curriculum planning, and student recruitment and retention activities.  Supervision of undergraduate student research is strongly encouraged.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan College.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:

mlantz@twcnet.edu
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

Qualifications:
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


Financial Affairs Executive Assistant – Athens Campus
 
Tennessee Wesleyan College, private liberal arts institution headquartered in Athens, Tenn., invites applicants for the position of Financial Affairs Executive Assistant.  This full-time position is responsible for positive promotion of the College through interaction with outside contacts, faculty, and staff.  The position requires knowledge of general office processes and accounting. 
 
Major Duties 

  • Prepare and modify documents including confidential correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, agendas, schedules, and emails

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and appointments for Vice President

  • Preparation of journal entries and extensive data entry using College accounting system

  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence

  • General clerical duties including photocopying, filing, and scanning of documents

  • Facilitate and maintain federal student work study and institutional work scholarship program components, documents, student timesheets, and system input of hours

  • Answer phones, accept payments, greet and assist students with Business Office and Financial Aid questions 

  • Support the general financial affairs administrative area in office operational functions as needed

  • Promote Tennessee Wesleyan in a positive manner to faculty, other staff members and outside contacts

  • Maintain working knowledge of College operations and programs

  • Any other duties as deemed necessary by the Vice President for Financial Affairs


Qualifications:  Administrative and accounting experience preferred, Bachelor’s degree OR combination of work experience and education to equal five (5) years administrative/accounting experience.  Candidate must have strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills; exceptional written composition skills to produce accurate and concise documents; proficient in basic web functions, data entry, and Microsoft Office products, i.e. Excel, Word; exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with a high level of accuracy in an environment with frequent interruptions; and, ability to handle information in a confidential and professional manner.  The candidate must also be able to work independently and as part of a team and be goal oriented.
 
Resumes should be submitted via email to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu  Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources

Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

 

Library Director

Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, TN, seeks a dedicated and collegial individual to join an innovative team as director of the library. The director is the chief administrative officer for library & information services and a member of the faculty; appointment is tenure-track at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will:

  • Formulate and administer all policies, regulations, plans and procedures to fulfill the mission, goals and objectives of the library.

  • Create an environment conducive to high staff morale as well as encouraging library use by all clientele.

  • Ensure compliance with the Southern Association of College & Schools and Department of Education in all aspects of library programs and services, and in faculty credentials.

  • Develop, organize, and ensure accessibility to all library resources and services.

  • Formulate and support the associate director in the administration of personnel policy and procedures, including assignment of duties, service standards, staff development, and evaluation.


The Director of the Library must hold the terminal degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited institution and have a minimum of three years administrative experience in higher education.

Review of applications will begin January 9. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s ability or potential, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu 

Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303
 
 

Web and Digital Media Specialist

The Web and Digital Media Specialist is responsible for the development of content for the college’s website and social media networks, including the production of videos to be shared through these and other vehicles.  The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the website content management systems and web analytics tools; excellent project planning and prioritization skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under deadlines; excellent digital video productions skills; excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills; and the ability to develop positive working relationships with a broad range of internal and external audiences.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating content and posting to social media channels on a daily basis, ensuring message and brand consistency across all channels.

  • Directing and producing quality digital media, including video, audio, still imagery, and written text for distribution across the college’s web and social media channels.

  • Creating and managing social media promotions and Facebook ad campaigns.

  • Monitoring trends, competitor practices, and new social media opportunities.  Maintaining knowledge of current trends and emerging media outlets.

  • Disseminate campus information to internal and external audiences using the campus video monitors (Bright Sign), and newsletter (Bulldog Bytes).

  • Regularly write current engaging content and make edits to the website.

  • Develop and manage Merit rollout campaign and ongoing posts to students.


Requirements:

  • Excellent video production and editing software skills.

  • Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write copy in different styles.  An understanding of writing for SEO is preferred.

  • Knowledge of concepts and trends in social media with experience developing, maintaining and monitoring social media presence.

  • CMS experience (Word press, Drupal, etc.)

  • Proficient in Photoshop and InDesign.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to details and deadlines, and the ability to initiate and prioritize projects.

  • Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.  Occasional weekend and evening hours are expected on an as-needed basis.

  • Ability to work with internal and external colleagues across many disciplines and departments.

  • Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to:


To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s ability or potential, and unofficial copies of transcripts to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu

Melody N. Lantz, Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303