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Assistant or Associate Chemistry Professor
The Department of Natural Sciences of Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track position in Chemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor scheduled to start in August 2016. A terminal degree in Chemistry is required. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach the following courses and associated labs for science majors: a two-semester sequence of General Chemistry; a two-semester sequence of Analytical Chemistry; a two-semester sequence of Physical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; and 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. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan College.
Interested individuals should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one page summary of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation that can address the candidate’s ability or potential to educate, and unofficial copies of transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant or Associate Social Work Professor - Behavioral Science Department
The Department of Behavioral Science at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens Tennessee invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Work at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor scheduled to start in August 2016. Applicants should possess the MSW, the DSW, or the Social Work Ph.D., and hold or be eligible for Tennessee Licensure. Preference will be given to applicants with substantive social work practice experience, university level teaching experience and assessment/program evaluation. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses such as Intro to Social Work, Social Policy, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Social Research Methods, Interviewing Skills, Individuals and Families, Groups, Community Practice and Program Evaluation, Field Placement, and Child Welfare.
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. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to collegiality throughout their tenure at Tennessee Wesleyan College. The successful candidate will participate in the process of applying for BSW accreditation through CSWE.
Interested individuals should electronically 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: email@example.com.
Director of Human Resources
Tennessee Wesleyan College, private liberal arts institution headquartered in Athens, TN., invites applicants for the position of Director of Human Resources. This full-time position is responsible for the administration and continued development of a range of human resource programs and services.
The Director of Human Resources will report directly to the Vice President for Financial Affairs. The administration and HR development duties include, but are not limited to, HR policies and procedures, legal compliance, employee relations, immigration, staff development, all employee benefit programs, employee recruitment, hiring, and compensation.
A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or related field is required. A minimum of three (3) years current experience as manager/director in human resource administration is required. Experience in higher education preferred. Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required. The candidate must possess strong computer and organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple projects with a high level of accuracy within a fast paced environment and frequent interruptions. Candidates are required to handle information in a confidential and professional manner. The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently and/or as part of a team.
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit resume and cover letter via email to Gail Harris, Vice President for Financial Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTOR OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT
The Director of Career Development provides a variety of career services to students and alumni. The Director will assist students in career exploration, internships, job search skills, and graduate school preparation. This position is also responsible for assisting the variety of programs offered through the Tennessee Wesleyan College Career Development Office.
Reports to: Associate Dean of Students
- Create innovative ways to implement the functions of the Career Development Office that are appropriate for our student population
- Develop relationships in the community, in other major cities, and with companies and organizations in order to establish internship and possible job opportunities for Tennessee Wesleyan College students and alumni
- Coordinate and oversee on campus Career Fairs for TWC students (major specific or all majors)
- Partner with Financial Aid to create and maintain a process for the hiring of all work scholarship and work study positions
- Coordinate with the Alumni Office to develop and maintain the Tennessee Wesleyan College Alumni career network
- Maintain appropriate assessment/evaluation information such as, but not limited to, following the progress of employment and maintaining the data of students up to one year after graduation
- Develop annual goals, objectives, assessment, and updates that support the department mission and contribute to the greater mission of the institution.
- Advise students through the graduate school process, entrance requirements, maintain entrance exam registration and test prep materials
- Assist students and alumni with job or career search activities
- Facilitate the Internship Program at Tennessee Wesleyan College
- Maintain the job announcement system and social media accounts for the office
- 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.
- Foster professional development and compliance
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Dean of Students
The Director of Career Development will possess knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with college students, perform daily duties and maintain a compatible working relationship with the Tennessee Wesleyan College family. This person will understand and be committed to achieving the College’s mission, purpose, and goals, and successfully integrate them into the Student Life programs and services. This person will have the skills to mentor, counsel and refer students to appropriate resources; will possess the ability to create strong networks on campus and with the local community; should have a heart for service and for college students; should be self-motivated and creative. Good written and verbal communication skills and competency in Microsoft Office is required. Duties of this position include occasional evening and weekend commitments. A minimum of a Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Student Affairs, or a related field is required; a Master’s degree and experience in higher education preferred.
Resumes will be accepted until December 11, 2015. Please submit resume and cover letter via email to: email@example.com.