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

  


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 


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


Director of Keyboard Studies

Tennessee Wesleyan College announces the faculty position, Director of Keyboard Studies.  This is a tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2015.  This person may teach applied piano, class piano, music theory, aural skills, and other courses as strengths allow. The person must be able to either teach or coordinate organ studies.  Salary and rank are dependent on training and experience.  A doctorate in piano performance or pedagogy is preferred. Applications will be accepted throught December 15, 2014.

Email letter of application, resume, and list of references to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu
Melody Lantz
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN  37303

Tennessee Wesleyan College is affiliated with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church and is an equal opportunity employer.


Director of Choral Activities

Tennessee Wesleyan College announces the faculty position, Director of Choral Activities.  This is a tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2015.  This person will conduct ensembles, teach conducting and other courses as strengths allow. The person must be able to further develop professional relations with music educators as well as church musicians.  Salary and rank are dependent on training and experience.

A doctorate in choral conducting is preferred.  The person must show evidence of achievement in the area of choral conducting.  An ability to relate well to students and to inspire them to grow musically is essential. Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2014.

Email letter of application, resume, and list of references to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu
Melody Lantz
Tennessee Wesleyan College
204 East College Street
Athens, TN  37303

Tennessee Wesleyan College is affiliated with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church and is an equal opportunity employer.


Tennessee Wesleyan College Announces Two Tenure-Track Positions in History (Fall 2015)

Full-time Tenure Track position in European history with a strong secondary concentration in a non-Western area.

Full-time Tenure Track position in antebellum American history with a secondary concentration in a non-Western concentration preferred.

Candidates will teach both introductory and a variety of upper level undergraduate courses.  Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered.  Candidates should include cover letter discussing research interests and teaching philosophy, c.v., academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and relevant teaching materials to display their teaching experience and expertise. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2015.  Submit materials electronically (if possible as a single attachment– with the exception of recommendation letters. Recommendation letters should be sent by the recommenders directly via email with the applicant’s name in the subject line). 

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


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 and resume to:
mlantz@twcnet.edu

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

 


Graphic Designer/Brand Coordinator

The graphic designer/brand coordinator provides overall artistic direction to strategically integrate the college’s graphic communication efforts. The idea candidate will be responsible for creative design for various print collateral attracting traditional students and promoting the college’s degree programs as well as college events.  Responsibilities will include creating and maintaining an identity and brand image for the college through print and electronic mediums, including local and regional advertising campaigns. Duties included, but not limited to:

 

  • Provides all content and designs the family of materials for admissions (works with director of admissions to execute market research and strategy/tactics for materials).
  • Directs content, designs and coordinates printing of Arches (alumni magazine) and various other alumni affairs projects (including all correspondence for homecoming and other alumni events/meetings).
  • Designs the annual giving campaign (and other fundraising endeavors) materials for Office of Advancement/ Office of President.
  • Responsible for the design and layout of internal and external brochures, fliers, posters, and postcards.  Assists with testing new design concepts to ensure work aligns with customers’ needs and expectations.
  • Reviews and updates graphics standards manual to guide the entire college in use of college logos and other design principles.
  • Creates brand awareness through consistent messaging and imaging via publications, marketing tactics and advertising both in print and online.
  • Assists with managing website updates, including design, content and graphic enhancements.
  • Must be able to work closely with a variety of personality types and communicate effectively across varying levels of the organization.
  • Assist with functions associated with the Office of Marketing and Communications.

 

Other duties/responsibilities: Works with clients, printers, and outside entities to negotiate costs, manage project timelines, and address any technical or creative issues. Work with photographers, freelancers and vendors in the development of marketing materials. Write articles for magazine and other venues; assists in event coordination.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Reader/Distiller, Microsoft Office/Outlook, Powerpoint.
  • Design experience creating marketing collateral for a variety of audiences.
  • Understanding of layout and design concepts.
  • Experience with current software for designing print and non-print materials.
  • Working knowledge of printing process preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment with changing deadlines and priorities while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Outstanding organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to flex working hours in response to project demands. 
  • Experience with appropriate practices in journalism.


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:  mlantz@twcnet.edu

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