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


Nursing Faculty Position

Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department invites applicants who are Registered Nurses with extensive Med / Surg experience for a full-time 10-month faculty position.

The successful candidate will teach classroom, online, and clinical aspects of Adult Health II, an upper level medical/surgical nursing course, will contribute to the Advanced Nursing course through clinical instruction, and will contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service missions of the college. Applicants should include evidence of high-quality teaching and clinical experience at the baccalaureate level. Candidates may be responsible for teaching courses in the developing MSN curriculum in the future.

Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders School of Nursing was established as a partnership between the former Fort Sanders School of Nursing in Knoxville and Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, TN. This joint endeavor combines the long history of excellence in nursing education with the college tradition of providing quality, liberal arts education to meet the needs of the community. Tennessee Wesleyan College – Fort Sanders Nursing Department is committed to higher education for professional nurses, lifelong learning, and professional values.

Qualifications and Experience:

1.       Earned Master’s degree in nursing required, earned doctorate in nursing or related field preferred.

2.       Strong written and oral communication skills.

3.       Indicators of abilities to engage in effective teaching and research.

4.       Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students and faculty from diverse backgrounds, programs, and disciplines.

5.       A minimum of one year of teaching (full or part-time) and two years of practice. Other experiences may be considered in lieu of one year of teaching experience.  

Location: The position is based in Knoxville, Tennessee and some travel to hospitals in the East Tennessee region required.

Application materials should be sent electronically via email to:

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


Clinical Nursing Instructor OB/Maternity 

Position:  Part Time Clinical Nursing Instructor OB/Maternity Spring 2014 (Tues-Thurs)  

Qualifications: The candidate should have a BSN in the discipline. MSN is preferred.

Application Process: An applicant must submit a letter of application, official transcripts of all college work (unofficial copies accepted until invited for interview), a current curriculum vita, and contact address and telephone numbers of at least three recent references who will speak to the professional qualifications of the applicant, and a statement of teaching. Send materials to:

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


History Professor Position

The Department of History at Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tenn., is seeking to fill a one-year appointment (with the possibility of renewal) for the 2014-2015 academic year. The successful applicant would teach three sections per semester of the U.S. history survey and one upper-division course, preferably in a non-US, non-European field of the candidate’s choice. The Ph. D. in hand is preferred but strong ABD applicants are encouraged to apply. Respond by email with a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. David Duncan, Chair of the Department of History:  davidduncan@twcnet.edu


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 


Chemistry Instructor

The Department of Natural Sciences at Tennessee Wesleyan College invites immediate applications for a one-year appointment for the 2014-2015 academic year. The successful candidate will teach Organic Chemistry I and II and Biochemistry courses for science majors, and a General, Organic, and Biochemistry course for non-majors. All courses include lecture and laboratory. Requirements for the position include a minimum of a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, or Biochemistry. 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:

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


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Position Summary
Tennessee Wesleyan seeks a strong leader and collaborator to steer the future development of the information technology infrastructure for the college. This position leads the information technology team which supports all networking systems, intranet sites, database administration, administrative and instructional operations, telecommunication, and programming.  This position reports to the Assistant Vice President/Chief Information Officer.

Required Experience and Education
* Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, or related field.  Advanced degree preferred;
* Strong leadership skills including a record of supervising professional IT staff;
* Knowledge of current information technology, including networks, voice and data applications, desktop computers, reporting tools, and database administration;
* Knowledge of current trends and best practices dealing with administrative and instructional technology in higher education;
* Experience with software, network administration, and internet applications;  Specific experience in higher education information systems, Jenzabar and Sakai products preferred;
* Planning, implementing and supporting systems in a complex educational environment including business process analysis and redesign;
* Excellent communication, project management, customer service, and leadership skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of technical support for IT systems, hardware, software, and applications.
* Coordinates relationships with third party IT vendors;
* Maintains all IT-related infrastructure;
* Recruits, manages, and develops professional IT staff ensuring that all possess current skills and knowledge in their field;
* Prepares and monitors an operational IT budget;
* Provides strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the college;
* Assists with upgrades and other maintenance requirements;
* Ensures technology systems, hardware, software, and applications that support student learning, college operations, and faculty research;
* Develops and implements IT strategic initiatives to ensure that Tennessee Wesleyan maintains and updates its IT infrastructure to remain competitive and supports the mission and vision of the college;
* Creates strategies for risk mitigation and emergency planning.

Application materials should be sent electronically via email to:

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

 


 

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Tennessee Wesleyan College invites application for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This is a full-time position within the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will assist with the coverage of varsity and junior varsity sports. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the care and prevention of athletic injuries and administering first aid, work and travel with both men’s and women’s intercollegiate teams, and perform tasks as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. 

Qualifications:

Bachelors Required/Masters Degree preferred, BOC Certified, TN State License (or eligible), Current certification in Emergency Cardiac Care

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to:

Donny Mayfield, Director of Athletics
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN 37303

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Admissions Counselor – Athens Campus

Tennessee Wesleyan College, private liberal arts institution headquartered in Athens, Tenn., invites applicants for the position of Admissions Counselor for the Athens Campus.   This full-time position is responsible for all aspects of recruitment, from initial contact through matriculation for students in designated recruitment areas.

Major Duties

·         Represent the college in external recruitment activities, as well as meeting with prospective students, reviewing applications and maintaining communications with students, parents, and guidance counselors.

·         Extensive travel will be required to represent the college at high school visits, fairs and recruitment activities.

·         Assist with the execution of on-campus admissions events.

·         Participate in staff development workshops and seminars.

·         Represent the department in college and community committees.

·         Perform other duties as assigned by the Director or Vice President. 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required and experience in higher education preferred. Candidate must have strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to speak to large groups.  The candidate should also possess strong computer and organizations skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with a high level of accuracy in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions.  Candidates are required to handle information in a confidential and professional manner.  The individual must be able to work independently, as part of a team and be goal oriented.  

Resumes should be submitted via email to:

mlantz@twcnet.edu