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. A terminal degree in Chemistry is required, and 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. 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


Vice President for Enrollment and Communications

Tennessee Wesleyan College seeks a Vice President for Enrollment and Communications.  The successful candidate will provide substantial impact on the future and direction of the college and will be responsible for leading admissions, marketing and communications.  This Vice President will institute best practices across the division and be the architect for enrollment growth in existing and new programs, including graduate and professional programs.  This executive leadership position will work with colleagues to scan for new program opportunities and properly position the college to meet its long term vision.

Tennessee Wesleyan has a strong reputation in the east Tennessee region and ranked in the top tier in the southeast by US News and World Report.  Founded in 1857, it remains affiliated with United Methodist Church and is highly regarded for its student-centered professors, engaged students, and committed alumni.  Located approximately 45 minutes from both Knoxville and Chattanooga, the main campus is a picturesque setting with Georgian architecture.  The college also operates an education center in Knoxville which houses the nursing and adult business degree program.  The college recently was approved to offer its second graduate degree and has several new graduate programs ready to launch in the near future.  This Vice President will play an essential role in the marketing and enrollment success of many of these programs.  These new offerings, new off site and online programs, along with improvement in retention are expected to assist the college in growing from 1100 students to approximately 2000 by 2022. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced enrollment leader with strong analytical, planning, leadership, and execution skills.  He or she should have a proven record of achievement in enrollment, communications, and marketing.  It is also essential that the candidate have a warm and inviting style, as well as demonstrated understanding of trends and issues in higher education. 

Inquiries and applications are invited.  The review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application, and include names and contact information for three references.  Application materials should be sent electronically via email to Ms. Melody Lantz, Director of Human Resources, Tennessee Wesleyan College, 204 East College Street, Athens, TN 37303. To inquire, please contact the President’s Office at 423-746-5201.

Tennessee Wesleyan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.