Employment Opportunities

  • Adjunct Biology position

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for a position as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Biology. This position is for courses that will be taught primarily on-ground. However, applicants should be familiar with online methods of teaching. Familiarity with the LMS Canvas is preferred.

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website (https://classic.cn.edu).
    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who actively support its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of an M.S. degree in Biology related field.
    Candidates for the position of Adjunct Faculty will teach 100 and 200 level biology classes such as Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Science, and General Biology.

    A complete application packet will include a brief letter of interest including a statement of Christian faith and current curriculum vitae. Please send the application packet electronically to:

    Email: adjunctrecruiting@cn.edu
    Subject: Adjunct Biology Faculty

    CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Undergraduate Nursing

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered on campus.

    Description: Come join a team of faculty who are excited about developing future Registered Nurses to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service-oriented!

    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:
    • Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.
    • Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.
    • Serve as a mentor and role model for students.
    • Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Master’s degree in Nursing (Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field highly preferred).
    • Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee obtain prior to employment.
    • Two years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse.

    Experience:
    • All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:
     Medical-Surgical nursing.
     Maternal-Newborn nursing.
     Pediatric nursing.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance, as well as a 401K retirement plan, are available on a participating basis. Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing - MSN Program

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered online via Carson-Newman LMS. Periodic campus visits required.

    Description:
    Come join a team of faculty who are excited about transforming healthcare by educating future nurse practitioners to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service oriented!
    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:
    • Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.
    • Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.
    • Serve as a mentor and role model for students.
    • Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:
    • Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field (Will consider MSN with doctoral degree in progress).
    • Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee prior to employment.
    • Minimum of two years of experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse required.
    • National certification as Nurse Practitioner.

    Experience:
    • All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply.

    • Future needs are anticipated in other areas; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:

     Family Nurse Practitioner with women’s health experience.
     Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing - DNP Program

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, classic.cn.edu.

    Department: Department of Nursing.

    Reports To: Chair - Department of Nursing and Dean - School of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences.

    FLSA Status: Exempt (Salaried).

    Time Requirements: Full-time. Coursework delivered online via Carson-Newman LMS. Periodic campus visits required.

    Description:

    Come join a team of faculty who are excited about transforming healthcare by developing nurse leaders to be clinically excellent, socially conscious, and service-oriented!

    Our ideal teammate will share in our passion, be committed to our mission, and:

    · Demonstrate competence in all facets of teaching to which assigned.

    · Develop course content that is current, evidence-based, and compatible with professional nursing standards and curriculum policies.

    · Serve as a mentor and role model for students.

    · Exhibit commitment to continued professional engagement and scholarship.

    Minimum Requirements:

    · Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field.

    · Possess, or be eligible to obtain, Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Tennessee prior to employment (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licensure preferred).

    · Minimum of two years of clinical experience.

    Experience:

    · All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements are invited and highly encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to applicants with any of the following areas of expertise:

    • Healthcare economics and resource management.
    • Quality improvement and safety analysis.
    • Healthcare policy and advocacy.
    • Healthcare transformation through technology/informatics.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance, as well as a 401K retirement plan, are available on a participating basis.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    classic.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Management

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Management in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position. The position is available immediately; however, applications will be accepted for those not available until May 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in management. A terminal degree, such as a Ph.D. in management, Ph.D. in business with a management specialization or DBA is preferred.  Priority will be given to candidates with business and/or teaching experience and at least 18 graduate semester hours in marketing.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach, advise and mentor students, participate in campus committees, and conduct appropriate research.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

    Human Resources

    Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     

    Apply Now

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position. The position is available immediately; however, applications will be accepted for those not available until May 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Economics. A terminal degree, such as a Ph.D. in economics, Ph.D. in business with an economics specialization or a DBA with a major in economics is preferred.  Candidates with at least 18 graduate semester hours in statistics and/or teaching experience are preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach, advise and mentor students, participate in campus committees, and conduct appropriate research.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

    Human Resources

    Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     Apply Now

  • Assistant Director of Forensics and Assistant Professor of Communication

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Director of Forensics and Assistant Professor of Communication in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. The position is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in a related subject and experience working in college forensics.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment. The Carson-Newman Forensics Team competes at the national level and has garnered national and state championships.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Forensics Director and Assistant Professor will travel with the team on average to five collegiate forensics events per semester, coach students in debate and individual events, work with the Director of Forensics to arrange and facilitate team travel plans and teach a 3/3 load in the areas of speech, interpersonal communication, debate, strategic communication, communication law or related subject matter. Committee service will also be expected.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.   

    Only complete application packets will be considered.  A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     

     

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 

    Carson-Newman University 

    Jefferson City, TN 37760 

    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

     

  • Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

     

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science. The position is full-time, 9 month, tenure track to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Masters or Ph.D. in Exercise Science or a related field.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a college with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in Exercise Science will ideally meet the following criteria: A faculty member in the Exercise Science program should be broadly trained, successful as a classroom teacher, experienced teaching with technology, and have an interest/experience with grant writing. Certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association or the ability to obtain CSCS certification is preferred. Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include courses such as strength and conditioning, applied kinesiology, motor learning and development, administration of exercise science, fitness for special populations, foundations of EXSC, and selected topics courses. Additional responsibilities include internship and/or practicum supervision, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community.  In addition to teaching lower and upper-level courses, the ideal candidate will also be willing to direct undergraduate research projects.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

     Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

     

    Apply Now

     

     

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

     

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an assistant professor of Sociology in the Department of History, Political Science, and Sociology. The position is full-time, tenure-track to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Master’s in Social Work or Master’s in Sociology, experience in social services, and a desire to teach courses to prepare students for careers in social work. A doctorate and teaching experience is preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position will teach courses in the Human Services major within the Sociology Program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach (12 hours per semester), advise and mentor students, serve on committees, and demonstrate an active interest in personal, professional development. The teaching responsibilities for this position include introduction to human services, human services practice, human behavior in the social environment, field experience, and elective substantive courses such as family violence.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

  • Medical Assistant

    Department: Health Services.                                    

    Reports To: Director of Health Services.                                            

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.

    Time Requirements: 20 hours per week.                                

    Summary Description: Assist front desk with processing patients; greet patients, gather information, perform testing, clean and organize exam rooms. Manage communication with patients and referral process for outside providers.  

    Functional Description:

    • Greet patients entering the Wellness Center.
    • Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures related to patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA.
    • Maintain knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control and environmental safety.
    • Ability to adhere to the core values of the University as well as demonstrate good teamwork, communication, and friendliness with all staff, faculty, students, and patients.
    • Identify patient concerns and react accordingly.
    • Answer the telephone, screen calls, retrieve voicemails, return patient calls.
    • Assist front desk personnel with patient check-in/out procedures when necessary.
    • Obtain and accurately document patient vital signs, height, and weight, brief history including past medical, family, and social history; discuss current medications, allergies, and obtain review of systems as it pertains to the chief complaint 
    • Assist with procedures directly supervised/performed by the provider.
    • Perform patient testing including but not limited to strep, mono, UA, flu, and COVID; accurately document test and results in the patient chart. 
    • Interpret Public Health COVID-19 Return to School Decision Support Algorithm to identify, communicate, and carry out tasks related to COVID-19 including testing, quarantine/isolation protocols, and appropriately recording/tracking this information as necessary.
    • Clean exam rooms, restock supplies and organize. 
    • Responsible for managing referral process for specialists/providers outside of facility.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None.     

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required; Medical Assistant Certificate or equivalent experience.

    Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience as a Medical Assistant is preferred; new graduates are welcome to apply.

    Required Skills: Must have the ability to communicate effectively, prioritize job duties, work quickly and efficiently, and have great organizational skills.  Healthcare experience preferred. 

    Physical Demands:  This position may require many hours of standing, walking, and moving.  Physical demands may also include lifting objects, assisting patients with mobility, or transferring from an assistive device to an exam table or vehicle.  

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information:  Must be able to demonstrate a positive attitude, great communication skills, work in a fast-paced environment, and preserve patient confidentiality while delivering high-quality patient care. 

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. (Applications will be received until November 15, 2021). If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music.  This full-time, tenure-track position will begin in August 2022.  Primary responsibilities for the Director of Bands include overseeing the Carson-Newman instrumental program, conducting instrumental ensembles, and recruiting. Additional responsibilities will include a combination of supervising student teachers and teaching courses in conducting, music education, applied lessons, or other courses based on the successful candidate’s expertise, background, and departmental needs. The Director of Bands is also responsible for administrating Carson-Newman’s annual Summer Music Camp. Demonstrated excellence as an instrumental conductor is essential.

    The successful candidate will be expected to develop quality relationships with area musicians and high schools, prepare the various instrumental ensembles (such as Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds) to perform at university and community events, and perform advising and committee responsibilities as needed by the university.  An earned doctorate with significant ensemble conducting experience and teaching at the collegiate level is required. ABD candidates will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who also have at least three years of secondary school teaching experience. 

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. This position is projected to receive a nine-month contract. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three reference letters along with contact information for references, and current vitae. Do not send audio/video recordings at this time. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority consideration is given to packets completed by January 5, 2022. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

     

  • Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Music Education

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Music.  This full-time, tenure-track position will begin in August 2022.  Primary responsibilities include directing the music education program, teaching music education courses, supervising student teachers, and recruiting. Additional responsibilities will include a combination of conducting instrumental ensembles and teaching applied lessons or other courses based on the successful candidate’s expertise, background, and departmental needs.   

    The successful candidate will be expected to supervise the music education program at Carson-Newman, develop quality relationships with area musicians and high schools to facilitate recruiting and perform advising and committee responsibilities as needed by the university.  A graduate degree in music education with significant secondary school teaching experience is required.  An earned doctorate is preferred.  Others will be considered. 

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. This position is projected to receive a nine-month contract. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three reference letters along with contact information for references, and current vitae. Do not send audio/video recordings at this time. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Priority consideration is given to packets completed by January 5, 2022. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

     Apply Now

  • Visiting Professor of Accounting

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for a Visiting Professor of Accounting position in the Department of Business. The position is a full-time, 9-month position. The position is available for the 2022-23 academic year. Applications will be accepted until May 2022. This is a teaching only position. There is no expectation for advising or committee participation.

    Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a Master of Accountancy or a terminal degree in a related business field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in accounting and a CPA. Candidates with 18 graduate semester hours in law/and/or teaching experience are preferred.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a university with Christian commitment.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K-retirement plan are available on a participating basis.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

  • Assistant Professor of Exercise Science

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive of its aim as an institution with a Christian commitment.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in Exercise Science.  The position is full-time, 9-month, tenure track to begin August 2022.

    Candidates for the position must have a Masters or Ph.D. in the area of exercise/sport science related to motor behavior: motor control and learning, motor development, and psycho-social aspects of exercise/sport behavior.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a college with a Christian commitment.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor in Exercise Science will ideally meet the following criteria: A faculty member in the Exercise Science program should be broadly trained, successful as a classroom teacher, experienced teaching with technology, and have an interest/experience with grant writing. Certification from the Association of Applied Sports Psychology (AASP) as a certified mental performance coach or the ability to attain the certification is preferred. Depending upon qualifications, teaching responsibilities will include courses such as motor learning and control, motor development, psycho-social aspects of exercise and sports performance, foundations of EXSC and health/wellness, and selected topics courses. Additional responsibilities include internship and/or practicum supervision, student advisement, committee work, and service to the university and community.  In addition to teaching lower and upper-level courses, the ideal candidate will also be willing to direct undergraduate research projects.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience.  Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting 
    Carson-Newman University 
    Jefferson City, TN 37760 
    www.cn.edu 

    Apply Now

     

     

  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Adjunct Professor of Business Law in the Department of Business. Candidates for the position must have a minimum of a J.D. degree. The position is for courses that will be taught primarily on-ground. However, applicants who are familiar with online methods of teaching are preferred. Candidates for this position will teach Business Law and Commercial Transaction courses.

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President’s Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning. The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website (https://classic.cn.edu). Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who actively support its aim as a university with a Christian commitment.

    A complete application packet will include a brief letter of interest including a statement of Christian faith and current curriculum vitae. Please send the application packet electronically to:

    Email: ccatlett@cn.edu
    Subject: Adjunct Business Faculty

     

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

    Carson-Newman University is a leading Christian Liberal Arts institution, recently ranked Best Undergraduate Teaching in the South by U.S. News & World Report and received the President's Award for Community Service. Carson-Newman emphasizes academic excellence through innovative teaching, advising, mentoring of students, and service-learning.  The campus is located at the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful lakes. More information is available from the university website, www.cn.edu.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for the position of assistant or associate professor of psychology. The position is a full-time tenure track to begin in August 2022. Review of applications will begin on March 28th and continue until the position is filled.

    Candidates for the position should have a doctorate in psychology or be very near the completion of their degree.  A successful candidate will be able to contribute to our general psychology core and applied areas such as child development, child clinical/counseling, and/or neuropsychology. Preference will be given to candidates with a health service provider license (Psychologist or LPC) and experience with patient populations. We are a small, discipline-diverse Psychology Department that values excellence in teaching and advising, mentoring undergraduate students in research and community service, and using collaborative decision-making.

    Carson-Newman employs faculty and staff who are actively supportive, through a local church, of its aim as a University with a Christian commitment.

    The rank and salary will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Group life and health insurance as well as a 401K retirement plan are available on a participating basis. 

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

     

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  • Dean - School of Health Science

    Department: School of Health Science.                                                 

    Reports To: Provost.                                        

    FLSA Status: Exempt (salaried).

    Time Requirements: The duties and responsibilities of this position occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to accomplish.                                     

    Summary Description: The Dean is charged with the leadership and strategic development of the undergraduate (adult learner) and graduate academic programs collectively organized under the school title: School of Health Sciences. The Dean functions as the unit’s academic administrator ensuring overall coordination and effectiveness. 

    Functional Description: In fulfilling the responsibilities of this office, the Dean shall take the lead in the development and implementation of university and faculty policy on undergraduate (adult learner) and graduate education including:

    1. Demonstrate positive, collaborative leadership among the unit and of the university consistent with our calling as disciples of Jesus Christ.
    2. Collaborating with faculty through the Program and Standards Committees regarding review and development of curriculum, course scheduling that meets the needs of undergraduate (adult learner) and graduate programs, and admissions criteria and decisions.
    3. Establish fruitful collaborative partnerships with area industry leaders to inform and support the curricular programming of the College of Professional Studies.
    4. Coordinate with the Office of Enrollment Management and University Relations to develop program admission procedures, materials, and recruiting efforts.
    5. Directing and advising on undergraduate (adult learner) and graduate admission procedures providing support for adult and graduate student recruitment and retention.
    6. Working with academic department chairs and undergraduate and graduate faculty in the development of related university policy for undergraduate (adult learner) and graduate education.
    7. Guiding decisions relating to student academic progress.
    8. Providing academic advising to students referred by departments, and dealing with casework on issues involving student progress, appeals, individual and group complaints, and representations from groups of students about programs and units.
    9. Approving course substitutions and extensions and suspensions of study.
    10. Overseeing the updating of information provided by the faculty for current and prospective students.
    11. Guiding decisions relating to online and distance learning.
    12. Oversee and direct any compliance matters with regional, state, and federal agencies as required including coordinating assessment practices to inform institutional effectiveness and to document compliance with accreditation standards for the university.
    13. Performing other such duties as designated by the Provost.
    14. Develop an operational budget for the School.
    15. Serve on Academic Council.
    16. Represent the Office of Provost in the absence of the Provost.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Will supervise employees as assigned.

    Education: Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.

    Experience: Demonstrated innovative leadership in curricular and program development, experience in both teaching and administration at the collegiate level with at least 5 years of academic leadership experience at the department chair or dean level within healthcare-related disciplines. Candidates with nursing, medical, or related fields preferred.

    Required Skills: Punctuality, organization, positive customer service, clear and succinct oral and written communication, strong interpersonal communication skills, ability to work within teams, ability to prioritize work assignments in a fast-paced environment, ability to plan and execute strategic initiatives, and to meet deadlines, high-performance standard of achievement, self-motivated, and self-controlled. Proficient in the use of appropriate technology (Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel, the University digital documents solution, etc.

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, three professional references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting

    Carson-Newman University

    Jefferson City, TN 37760

    www.cn.edu

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  • Financial Aid Counselor

    Department: Financial Aid Office.

    Reports To: Executive Director of Financial Aid.

    FSLA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements:  Full-Time.

    Summary Description: The Financial Aid Counselor is responsible for processing various financial aid related tasks, meeting with students, parents, and constituents of the University; replying to requests for information; maintaining electronic and paper communications for students; assisting with reconciliation of accounts; complying with all regulations affecting student financial aid and serving as an Enrollment Management Representative at enrollment events as needed.

     Functional Description:

    • Live the Faith mission of Carson-Newman University daily.
    • Meet with students and families regarding financial aid opportunities.
    • Reply to requests for information via phone, email, and in-person.
    • Process financial aid award offers, and answer questions regarding aid.
    • Send electronic notifications of aid offers.
    • Assist with reconciliation of accounts.
    • Keep up to date with federal and state training.
    • Comply with all regulations affecting student financial aid.
    • Serve as a representative at enrollment events as needed.
    • Occasional night and weekend work is required.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  None.

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree in counseling, business, political science, or related field, or years of experience in financial aid will be considered in lieu of a degree.

    Experience:  At least two years of experience in financial aid preferred

    Required Skills:

    • Must be self-motivated.
    • Must be results-oriented.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to include empathy and gratitude.
    • Must be comfortable meeting with people in groups and private settings.
    • Must have knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures.
    • Must be organized.
    • Must be detail-oriented.
    • Must be able to balance multiple task deadlines.
    • Must be able to accept change.
    • Must demonstrate grammatically correct and concise written and oral communication skills.
    • Must be able to learn and apply policies and procedures.
    • Must possess excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Must possess the ability to learn additional software systems used in financial aid administration.
    • Experience with Ellucian Colleague and SoftDocs is a plus.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, current resume, three professional references, and a statement of Christian faith.  If you have any questions, please contact staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

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  • Director of Student Success

    Job Title:  Director of Student Success                                                             

    Department:  Student Success Center

    Reports To:   Associate Provost                                              

    FLSA Status:  12-months, Exempt

    Time Requirements: Can normally be completed in 40 hours per week                          

    Summary Description: The Director of Student Success leads the Student Success Center to identify and help students in need of academic support, to support faculty advising, and to manage and develop effective programming to help C-N students reach their full potential as educated citizens.

    Functional Description: The Director of Student Success

    • Supports University student retention efforts by coordinating student support services through innovative event programming and effective collaboration with faculty, staff, and various entities throughout the University community,
    • Oversees Student Success student advising services, which includes degree planning and advising for undergraduate degree-seeking students, including deciding students, and assisting academic departments with tasks associated with advising students,
    • Maintains an environment of continuous improvement in the Student Success Center that includes effective assessment and healthy professional development processes for self and staff, 
    • Works closely with athletic department administration and coaches to support student athletes,
    • Identifies at-risk students and manages support efforts for these students including, but not limited to, ACE referrals, tutoring, the Writing Center, and other academic support programs,
    • Manages the budget of the Student Success Center,
    • Serves on assigned University committees,
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Professional and administrative staff of the Student Success Center         

    Education:  Master’s degree in a related field. Exceptionally qualified bachelor’s prepared candidates can be considered.

    Experience:   Demonstrated innovative and strategic leadership of teams in long-term and short-term planning and goal-attainment. Proven fiscal responsibility and project management skills. Experience related to student academic support preferred.

    Required Skills:  Familiarity with office computer systems such as Microsoft Office®.  Ability to learn or use Colleague UI By Ellucian® and Etrieve by Softdocs®. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Ability to move about the office area and building, push carts, and speak clearly.

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, current resume, three professional references, and a statement of Christian faith.  If you have any questions, please contact staffrecruiting@cn.edu

     

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  • Security Guard

    Job Title: Security Officer.                                                        

    Department: Department of Public Safety.                        

    Reports To: Patrol Supervisor.                   

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (hourly).

    Time Requirement: This position is for full-time employment. This Security Officer will work 10-hour shifts (40 hours a week) normally. Duty hours may change with little notice. This position will cover any P.T.O. usage, this is the primary function of this position. Officers may expect some overtime to cover department personnel absences due to vacation, sick leave, training, or other reasons as approved by the Patrol Supervisor.

    Summary: Works under general supervision, is responsible for institutional and related security work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required. Security guards/officers serve as a liaison to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers, emergency management agencies, and University leadership at all levels. This position is armed or unarmed at the discretion of the Patrol Supervisor of Public Safety.

    Distinguishing Features: This is an entry-working class position in the security guard sub-series. Security guards/officers may be assigned to work any shift, providing a full range of institutional and other security activities, such as protecting people and buildings.

    Education:  High School Diploma or GED.

    Performing General Physical Activities:

    • Responds to calls and takes appropriate action to assist in emergencies.
    • Searches for unauthorized individuals.
    • Performing for or working directly with the public:
      • Controls individuals' entrance and exit by checking for identity, the purpose of visit, and authorization.
      • Escorts individuals to ensure their safety.
    • Documenting/Recording Information:
      • Prepares and maintains records such as incident reports, vehicle citations, logs of visitors and others, and personal property reports.
      • Submits comprehensive, prompt, timely, and accurate incident reports (usually within 24 hours).
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    • Provides information to supervisor by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in-person to address any security concerns.
    • Communicating with persons outside the organization:
      • Communicates with law enforcement agencies to report incidents, provide information, or request assistance.
      • Testifies in various courts of law and student disciplinary hearings on campus as needed.
    • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings:
      • Patrols facilities, monitors alarms, and checks for security, hazards, disturbances, and violations of pertinent laws, rules, or regulations.
      • Visually monitors individuals to ensure safety and compliance with policies, rules, and regulations.
    • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment:
      • Operates patrol and transport vehicles to complete security patrols or transport valuables and individuals.
    • Controlling Machines and Processes:
      • Operates two-way radios and other communications devices to accomplish security tasks.
      • Operates the University's CCTV systems and performs investigations as assigned by the Patrol Supervisor.
      • Operates and monitors the University's emergency notification system (LiveSafe®) and performs functions like a building lockdown on KeySacn®.

    Competencies:

    1. Ethics and Values.
    2. Conflict Management.
    3. Written Communication.
    4. Customer Focused.
    5. Decision Quality.
    6. Problem Solving.
    7. Approachability.
    8. Interpersonal Savvy.
    9. Dealing with Ambiguity.
    10. Action Oriented.

    Skills:

    1. Basic reading comprehension skills.
    2. Active listening skills.
    3. Active learning skills.
    4. Basic speaking skills.
    5. Basic writing skills.
    6. Social perceptiveness.
    • Tools and Equipment Used:
    1. Motor Vehicle (must possess a valid driver's license and be accepted by C-N Insurance carrier).
    2. Security surveillance/monitoring equipment.
    3. Two-way radio and other communication equipment.
    4. Restraint devices and other security equipment.
    5. Some computer experience.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees. 

     

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  • Executive Director of Marketing

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Executive Director of Marketing.         

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.

    Summary Description:

    The Executive Director of Marketing will mastermind marketing efforts of the College of Professional Studies (CPS). Reporting to the Dean of the CPS and working in coordination with university marketing leadership, the Executive Director will be a vital voice within the college, supplying high-level vision and strategic leadership in these areas that will position the college for growth and student success. The Executive Director will also serve on the college’s leadership team, be a highly visible influence on the CPS’s marketing, product, services, and growth.  

    The Executive Director will lead and manage all aspects of CPS marketing efforts and be a vital partner for the college’s enrollment management practices and processes. This role will be responsible for strategic brand management, creation, direction, and coordination of the college’s overall marketing plan, strategies, and design. This position also collaborates regularly with the Executive Director of Enrollment Management for CPS, helping to ensure the most effective communication practices and processes are being used to achieve effective student admission, orientation, start, and retention. The Executive Director will build, lead, and manage a team that will develop and implement the ongoing communication efforts that are vital for the college’s ability to reach and serve students.  

    Being able to plan, develop, and oversee the execution of holistic marketing and associated activities—and being a collaborative voice that helps shape enrollment management and program development—with a growing team in a new college will be an exciting opportunity for the person serving in this role. 

    This position is eligible for remote work or can be location-based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations. 

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training. 

    Functional Description:

    Manage CPS’s overall marketing and communication efforts:

    • Develop a creative and data-driven strategy for CPS marketing and communications, ensuring growth and alignment as the new college develops.
    • Implement brand strategy development, the creation of marketing collateral, project management, analysis, and vendor relationships.
    • Utilize a diversified marketing mix that yields a quantifiable and significant return on marketing investments across the spectrum of channels to drive increased student enrollments and revenue. 
    • Engage with various university staff to ensure understanding of CPS strategy while recognizing and honoring strengths and nuances; provide communications about CPS to support the entire organization.
    • Work with other marketing and communications professionals within the college and across the university to achieve business results.
    • Oversee the development of all marketing creative and collateral for the CPS (utilizing staff or vendors as needed).
    • Implement assessment methods to understand and grow our communications and marketing impact.
    • Build and lead a college marketing team including professional development, coaching, and building infrastructure to grow skills including guidance to departmental staff within a matrixed organization.
    • Manage the CPS marketing budget to optimize the effectiveness of resources.

     College leadership

    • Provides a vital voice in college and program development by being responsible for developing, informing, and collaboratively defining the market positioning/differentiation of both the CPS and each of its strategic program offerings.
    • Develop effective reports and reviews for marketing operations, recommending, developing, and refining various key performance indicators (KPIs), metrics, dashboards, etc. that will inform college and university leadership on the performance of the college’s program and the college as a whole.
    • Oversee relationships and services with strategic marketing partners.  
    • Develop a culture of continuous improvement that maximizes marketing strategies and tactics.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, communications, or related field; master's degree or higher preferred

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective into marketing efforts.
    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or related field.
    • At least five or more years of experience in marketing, communications.
    • Knowledge of marketing principles and best practices, particularly in the fields of publishing and journalism.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to lead comprehensive marketing efforts.
    • Familiarity with enrollment management/CRM practices and procedures.
    • Familiarity with marketing and enrollment management technologies (e.g., CRM, Google Analytics, digital and social media marketing platforms).
    • Strong social media skills and knowledge of best practices to maximize social media engagement.
    • Understanding of best practices in digital marketing and audience development.
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong project management and problem-solving skills.

    In addition, the preferred requirements for this position include:

    • A master’s degree in marketing, communications, or a highly related field.
    • Five years or more years of progressive leadership with experience supervising and leading teams (for a well-qualified and capable talent, three years or more will be considered for a director title in this position).
    • Experience in higher education, particularly in the areas of professional, online, or continuing educational efforts.
    • Experience with Slate.
    • Experience working with marketing partners and vendors.
    • Affinity for professional and working adult student populations.

    Required Skills:  

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

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  • Director of Admissions Operations

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Director of Admissions Operations.                                                                

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                

    Reports To: Executive Director of Enrollment Management (when that position is not filled, reports to the Dean of Professional Studies).

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.

     Summary Description:

    The Director of Admissions Operations in the College of Professional Studies (CPS) will be responsible for the execution of key admissions processes and will collaborate with campus partners. The Assistant Director will manage credit evaluation processes and execute transfer credit policy enforcement for the CPS. The Director of Admissions Operations will coordinate admission applications to be reviewed and coordinate with various departments, faculty, and staff to foster timely admission decisions. This position will oversee Slate and other related CRM functions and processes, monitoring applications, coordinating with partners to ensure effective communications with prospective students, managing various reports and data requests, and proactively working on enhancing enrollment operations across multiple constituents. The Director of Admissions Operations will work closely with college admission leadership, university leadership, and other partners to recommend improvements to policies, practices, and systems as needed.

    Functional Description:

    • Execute and manage key admissions processes across the CPS to ensure efficient admissions decisions.
    • Manage transfer credit evaluation processes and procedures.
    • Facilitate credit review and transferability pathways for students and programs.
    • Oversee and manage Slate operations for the CPS.
    • Coordinate with university, college, and external partners to evaluate and iteratively improve admissions communications, processes, etc. for prospective students.
    • Manage reporting and data requests related to enrollment data.
    • Serve as the technical and logistical contact for enrollment management operations.
    • Work closely and collaboratively with other enrollment management staff.
    • Collaborate with Online Student Success team members to ensure effective transition procedures of students during their beginning term of a program.
    • Develop and participate in admissions events as needed.
    • Assist with student recruitment activities as the need may arise.
    • Function as a liaison with faculty, supervisors, internal staff, and external partners.
    • Perform related duties based on departmental needs.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan). 

    Supervisory Responsibilities: No.        

    Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher.

    Experience:  

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • 3 years or more of experience in outbound sales or higher education advising or recruiting experience (5 or more years of experience preferred).
    • Experience working with CRM (i.e., Slate or other systems).
    • Experience working in a service-oriented environment (corporate, university, retail, etc.)
    • Strong process management, detail orientation, organizational skills, analysis, data interpretation, interpersonal and presentation skills, and the ability to understand the big picture required.
    • Ability to work flexible schedules as needed/planned including weekends/evenings.
    • Good problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks.
    • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with admissions or enrollment management in a higher education setting.
    • Experience working in Admissions, Student Accounts, Academic Advising, Registrar, Graduate School, Athletics, and/or Housing and Dining.
    • Experience working with Slate CRM and other university systems that serve students.
    • Master's Degree in a related field.
    • Bilingual/Bi-literate in English and Spanish.

    Required Skills:  

    • Excellent computer and technology skills (strong skills with CRM and other student service software preferred).

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Use a computer for periods of time.
    • Sit at a desk for periods of time.

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

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  • Learning Designer

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Learning Designer.

    Department: College of Professional Studies.

    Reports To: Associate Dean of Online Learning (when that position is not filled, Dean of Professional Studies).

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.

    Summary Description:

    The Learning Designer works to enhance the Carson-Newman educational experience as part of the College of Professional Studies. Whether a course is 1% or 100% online, this individual supports the planning, designing, and developing of effective learning experiences. This position actively collaborates with individual faculty, programs, and departments to support their online and innovative learning needs. The Learning Designer is an integral online learning team member within the College of Professional Studies that is engaged in learning design, learning multimedia, learning technology & support for a growing portfolio of innovative programs. The individual in this position brings to it (or demonstrates the potential to learn) knowledge of pedagogical theory & best practices that empower effective use of technology in learning.

    Functional Description:

    • Communicate and collaborate with faculty in planning programs and courses, selecting appropriate educational technology, and course delivery strategies.
    • Apply instructional design theories, practice, and methods.
    • Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts.
    • Analyze and apply trends in learning technologies and instructional design.
    • Plan faculty development and support faculty in effectively utilizing technology in teaching.
    • Prepare training and support resources as needed for a variety of instructional technology tools
    • Coordinate with academic departments in supporting program design, development, and effectiveness.
    • Complete learning design and development projects.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan). 

    Supervisory Responsibilities: No.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree (master’s degree in education, communication, instructional design, business, marketing, or relevant field preferred).

    Experience:  

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others to accomplish goals.
    • Ability to organize and pay attention to details.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Demonstrated experience in building online or hybrid courses.
    • Knowledge of and experience in education (preferably higher education).
    • Teaching experience, online, hybrid, or face-to-face.
    • Ability to train one-on-one and in a group setting.
    • Advanced experience or skill in any of these desired specialties is a plus:
      • Learning Design: advanced knowledge of developing fully online programs, courses, and equipping faculty; experience leading instructional design teams; advanced knowledge of hybrid teaching & learning; advanced experience in faculty development/training; project management.
      • Learning Media: Advanced post-production or graphic design or other advanced media skills.
      • Learning Innovation: Learning analytics or research in teaching & learning with technology; experience with innovation (in either education, business, communication, or other settings).
      • Learning Technology & Support: Advanced instructional technology use and/or support; information technology management; emerging technologies, project management, advanced LMS administration experience, or user support.

    Required Skills:  

    • Excellent computer and technology skills (strong skills with LMS and other instructional technology preferred).

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Use the computer for periods of time.
    • Sit at a desk for periods of time.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources,
    Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

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  • Multimedia & Technology Specialist

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Multimedia and Technology Specialist.                                                                       

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                

    Reports To: Associate Dean of Online Learning (when that position is not filled, Dean of Professional Studies).

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.                                          

    Summary Description:

    As part of an online team in the new College of Professional Studies, the Multimedia and Technology Specialist utilizes their expertise in multimedia and technology to enhance the Carson-Newman educational experience. Whether a course is 1% or 100% online, this individual supports the exploration and development of media & learning technologies and seeks to creatively integrate them within educational experiences. The Multimedia and Technology Specialist serves as an integral team member of the online learning team in the CPS that is engaged in learning design, learning multimedia, learning technology & support for a growing portfolio of innovative programs. The individual in this position brings to it both an expertise in and an innovative passion for the educational application of media and technology. This position actively collaborates with individual faculty, programs, and departments to support their use of media in learning.

    Functional Description:

    • Developing multimedia content to impact learning.
      • Support the creation and development of effective, engaging, and high-quality video and multimedia learning resources.
      • Assist in the production and post-production of learning media and other special media projects.
      • Support the building and integration of the elements in the university’s digital learning environment.
      • Coordinate and complete production projects.
      • Create engaging and effective learning activities and compelling course content in collaboration with subject matter experts.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Providing training and support
      • Offer training and support on instructional media & technologies, including one-on-one and small groups. consultations with faculty regarding media & technology tools, best practices, etc.
      • Develop training resources and support materials that can be utilized by others.
    • Collaborating with others on the use of learning media and technology.
      • Consult with faculty and staff on selecting and implementing media & technology to enhance their educational goals.
      • Collaborate with colleagues to infuse best practices in learning media and technology into new and existing initiatives.
      • Comfortable working with a wide variety of technical skill levels, whether early adopters of emerging technologies or late adopters of established tech.
    • Exploring new and emerging learning technologies.
      • Evaluate new and emerging tools & technologies for potential adoption and use.
      • Continually developing new and advanced skills in digital media and technology.
      • Analyze and apply trends in educational multimedia and communication technology.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan). 

    Supervisory Responsibilities: No.     

    Education: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in communication, computer science, information technology, instructional design, education, media, business, or relevant field.

    Experience:  

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Demonstrated experience or ability to plan and produce quality video and/or other types of media.
    • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and interact with others, in a variety of contexts (e.g., one-on-one, small groups, training) to accomplish goals.
    • Familiarity with project management.
    • Proficiency with (or willingness to learn) technology used in online learning (Canvas LMS, educational software, etc.).
    • Ability to organize and pay attention to details.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Expertise with video production & editing software.
    • Demonstrated graphic design skills.
    • Knowledge and skill with online learning tools.
    • Project management experience.
    • Knowledge of and experience in education (preferably online learning in higher education).
    • Experience working with faculty (or subject matter experts).

    Required Skills:  

    • Excellent computer and technology skills (strong skills with LMS and other instructional technology preferred).

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Use a computer for periods of time.
    • Sit at a desk for periods of time.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

  • Department Chair of Health Sciences

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Department Chair of Health Sciences.                        

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.  

     Summary Description:

    The new College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Carson-Newman University is excited to announce that we are seeking a founding Chair of our newly formed Health Sciences Department. The Department Chair of Health Sciences in the CPS will have a tremendous opportunity to envision, shape, lead, and grow this new unit. The Department Chair will provide a variety of leadership activities that will oversee a growing portfolio of vibrant health science programs aimed at professional and working adults while building an exceptional faculty and department that will be known for holistic student success.

    Reporting to the Dean of the CPS, the Department Chair will work collaboratively with associate deans, college leadership, university leadership, and a variety of other college staff to develop exceptional programs. The Department Chair—who will also hold a faculty rank—will provide vision and leadership through a variety of activities that include: administering academic programs; serving as the primary representative of the department for internal and external constituencies; directing budget allocation and providing administrative oversight; promoting the professional development of faculty; evaluating faculty; conducting program and department reviews related to accreditation; recommending faculty for reappointment, tenure, and promotion; working with other associate deans, directors, and staff in course scheduling. The position involves the development, coordination, monitoring, and administration of the curriculum and pertinent academic policies. While this position will have an incredible opportunity to develop innovative health programming in the CPS, the Department Chair will also be expected to collaborate regularly with the Dean of Health Sciences and the Chair of the Nursing Department.

    We seek a Chair who is eager to energetically build and lead a new department in a new college and who sees the challenges facing higher education as opportunities to innovate. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who understands the college’s and university’s mission, has a solid commitment to shared governance, sees the opportunity, and play a strategic role in shaping the future of Christian higher education.

    This position is eligible for remote work or can be location-based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations. 

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training.  

    Functional Description:

    Teaching

    • Teaching online and/or in-person courses in the department/program.
    • Teach a reduced annual load of semester hours.

    Program Development & Administration

    • Develop and guide curriculum development.
    • Guide program and student assessment plans.
    • Coordinate course rotation schedules.
    • Develop an annual report.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with areas of the college and university.

    Faculty Administration

    • Chair applicant interview committee.
    • Recommend, supervise, and mentor program faculty.

    Student Success

    • Direct student advising.
    • Collaborate with the admissions team and support the admission process.
    • Collaborate with the enrollment management team and actively support student retention, persistence, and completion.

    Service

    • Provide service to the college as appropriate for one leading a department and program area.
    • Interact with the internal and external community promoting programs.
    • Maintain strong, positive professional connections in a Christian, collegial and professional manner.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes.

    Education:  A terminal degree in a health-science related field.

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective within the field of study.
    • A terminal degree in a health-related field.
    • A record of scholarship through presentations and publications.
    • Keen interest and enthusiasm for developing new programs and teaching courses, as well as mentoring students of many levels and abilities.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.
    • Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching in a variety of learning modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.)
    • Online course design and development experience.
    • Ability and proficiency in using various teaching technology and other software in education.
    • Ability and interest in building new relationships and partnerships with local constituencies to facilitate program growth.

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Administrative experience in and oversight of an academic program.
    • Held leadership positions in local, state, and/or national professional organizations.
    • A record of writing for and securing grants.
    • Experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration.

    Required Skills:  

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources,
    Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Department Chair of Business Administration

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Department Chair of Business Administration.                         

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.                                  

    Summary Description:

    The new College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Carson-Newman University is excited to announce that we are seeking a founding Chair of our newly formed Business Administration Department. The Department Chair of Business Administration in the CPS will have a tremendous opportunity to envision, shape, lead, and grow this new unit. The Department Chair will provide a variety of leadership activities that will oversee a growing portfolio of vibrant business programs aimed at professional and working adults while building an exceptional faculty and department that will be known for holistic student success.

    Reporting to the Dean of the CPS, the Department Chair will work collaboratively with associate deans, college leadership, university leadership, and a variety of other college staff to develop exceptional programs. The Department Chair—who will also hold a faculty rank—will provide vision and leadership through a variety of activities that include: administering both current and new academic programs; serving as the primary representative of the department for internal and external constituencies; directing budget allocation and providing administrative oversight; promoting the professional development of faculty; evaluating faculty; conducting program and department reviews related to accreditation; recommending faculty for reappointment, tenure, and promotion; working with other associate deans, directors, and staff in course scheduling. The position involves the development, coordination, monitoring, and administration of the curriculum and pertinent academic policies. While this position will have an incredible opportunity to develop innovative business programming in the CPS, the Department Chair will also be expected to collaborate regularly with the Dean of Family and Consumer Sciences and the Chair of the Business Department.

    We seek a Chair who is eager to energetically build and lead a new department in a new college and who sees the challenges facing higher education as opportunities to innovate. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who understands the college’s and university’s mission, has a solid commitment to shared governance, sees the opportunity, and play a strategic role in shaping the future of Christian higher education.

    This position is eligible for remote work or can be location-based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations. 

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training. 

    Functional Description:

    Teaching

    • Teaching online and/or in-person courses in the department/program.
    • Teach a reduced annual load of semester hours.

    Program Development & Administration

    • Develop and guide curriculum development.
    • Guide program and student assessment plans.
    • Coordinate course rotation schedules.
    • Develop an annual report.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with areas of the college and university.

    Faculty Administration

    • Chair applicant interview committee.
    • Recommend, supervise, and mentor program faculty.

    Student Success

    • Direct student advising.
    • Collaborate with the admissions team and support the admission process.
    • Collaborate with the enrollment management team and actively support student retention, persistence, and completion.

    Service

    • Provide service to the college as appropriate for one leading a department and program area.
    • Interact with the internal and external community promoting programs.
    • Maintain strong, positive professional connections in a Christian, collegial and professional manner.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes.      

    Education:  A terminal degree in a business-related area.

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective within the field of study.
    • A terminal degree in a business-related area.
    • A record of scholarship through presentations and publications.
    • Keen interest and enthusiasm for developing new programs and teaching courses, as well as mentoring students of many levels and abilities.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.
    • Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching in a variety of learning modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.)
    • Online course design and development experience.
    • Ability and proficiency in using various teaching technology and other software in education.
    • Ability and interest in building new relationships and partnerships with local constituencies to facilitate program growth.

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Administrative experience in and oversight of an academic program.
    • Held leadership positions in local, state, and/or national professional organizations.
    • A record of writing for and securing grants,
    • Experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration.

    Required Skills:  

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources,
    Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Department Chair of Liberal Arts

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Department Chair of Liberal Arts.                               

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.  

    Summary Description:

    The new College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Carson-Newman University is excited to announce that we are seeking a founding Chair of our newly formed Liberal Arts Department. The Department Chair of Liberal Arts in the CPS will have a tremendous opportunity to envision, shape, lead, and grow this new unit. The Department Chair will provide a variety of leadership activities that will oversee a growing portfolio of vibrant liberal arts courses and programming aimed at professional and working adults while building an exceptional faculty and department that will be known for holistic student success.

    Reporting to the Dean of the CPS, the Department Chair will work collaboratively with associate deans, college leadership, university leadership, and a variety of other college staff to develop exceptional programs. The Department Chair—who will also hold a faculty rank—will provide vision and leadership through a variety of activities that include: administering academic programs; serving as the primary representative of the department for internal and external constituencies; directing budget allocation and providing administrative oversight; promoting the professional development of faculty; evaluating faculty; conducting program and department reviews related to accreditation; recommending faculty for reappointment, tenure, and promotion; working with other associate deans, directors, and staff in course scheduling. The position involves the development, coordination, monitoring, and administration of the curriculum and pertinent academic policies. While this position will have an incredible opportunity to develop innovative, contemporary liberal arts programming in the CPS, the Department Chair will also be expected to collaborate regularly with other Arts & Science academic leadership across the university.

    We seek a Chair who is eager to energetically build and lead a new department in a new college and who sees the challenges facing higher education as opportunities to innovate. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who understands the college’s and university’s mission, has a solid commitment to shared governance, sees the opportunity, and play a strategic role in shaping the future of Christian higher education.

    This position is eligible for remote work or can be location-based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations. 

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training. 

    Functional Description:

    Teaching

    • Teaching online and/or in-person courses in the department/program.
    • Teach a reduced annual load of semester hours.

    Program Development & Administration

    • Develop and guide curriculum development.
    • Guide program and student assessment plans.
    • Coordinate course rotation schedules.
    • Develop an annual report.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with areas of the college and university.

    Faculty Administration

    • Chair applicant interview committee.
    • Recommend, supervise, and mentor program faculty.

    Student Success

    • Direct student advising.
    • Collaborate with the admissions team and support the admission process.
    • Collaborate with the enrollment management team and actively support student retention, persistence, and completion.

    Service

    • Provide service to the college as appropriate for one leading a department and program area.
    • Interact with the internal and external community promoting programs.
    • Maintain strong, positive professional connections in a Christian, collegial and professional manner.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes.    

    Education: A terminal degree in a liberal arts related field (psychology, communication, criminal justice, etc.)

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective within the field of study.
    • A terminal degree in a liberal arts field (Psychology, Social Work, Communications, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, etc.)
    • A record of scholarship through presentations and publications.
    • Keen interest and enthusiasm for developing new programs and teaching courses, as well as mentoring students of many levels and abilities.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.
    • Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching in a variety of learning modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.)
    • Online course design and development experience.
    • Ability and proficiency in using various teaching technology and other software in education.
    • Ability and interest in building new relationships and partnership with local constituencies to facilitate program growth

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Administrative experience in and oversight of an academic program.
    • Held leadership positions in local, state, and/or national professional organizations.
    • A record of writing for and securing grants.
    • Experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration.

    Required Skills:  

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources,
    Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Department Chair of Computer Science and Engineering

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures.

    Job Title: Department Chair of Computer Science, Technology & Engineering.

    Department: College of Professional Studies.

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time

    Summary Description:

    The new College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Carson-Newman University is excited to announce that we are seeking a founding Chair of our newly formed Computer Science, Technology & Engineering Department. The Department Chair of Technology & Engineering in the CPS will have a tremendous opportunity to envision, shape, lead, and grow this new unit. The Department Chair will provide a variety of leadership activities that will oversee a growing portfolio of vibrant Computer Science, Technology & Engineering programming aimed at professional and working adults while building an exceptional faculty and department that will be known for holistic student success.

    Reporting to the Dean of the CPS, the Department Chair will work collaboratively with associate deans, college leadership, university leadership, and a variety of other college staff to develop exceptional programs. The Department Chair—who will also hold a faculty rank—will provide vision and leadership through a variety of activities that include: administering academic programs; serving as the primary representative of the department for internal and external constituencies; directing budget allocation and providing administrative oversight; promoting the professional development of faculty; evaluating faculty; conducting program and department reviews related to accreditation; recommending faculty for reappointment, tenure, and promotion; working with other associate deans, directors, and staff in course scheduling. The position involves the development, coordination, monitoring, and administration of the curriculum and pertinent academic policies. While this position will have an incredible opportunity to develop innovative, contemporary computer science, technology & engineering programming in the CPS, the Department Chair will also be expected to collaborate regularly with other related academic leadership across the university.

    We seek a Chair who is eager to energetically build and lead a new department in a new college and who sees the challenges facing higher education as opportunities to innovate. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who understands the college’s and university’s mission, has a solid commitment to shared governance, sees the opportunity, and play a strategic role in shaping the future of Christian higher education.

    This position is eligible for remote work or can be location-based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations.

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training.

    Functional Description:

    Teaching

    · Teaching online and/or in-person courses in the department/program.

    · Teach a reduced annual load of semester hours.

    Program Development & Administration.

    · Develop and guide curriculum development.

    · Guide program and student assessment plans.

    · Coordinate course rotation schedules.

    · Develop an annual report.

    · Coordinate and collaborate with areas of the college and university.

    Faculty Administration

    · Chair applicant interview committee.

    · Recommend, supervise, and mentor program faculty.

    Student Success

    · Direct student advising.

    · Collaborate with the admissions team and support the admission process.

    · Collaborate with the enrollment management team and actively support student retention, persistence, and completion

    Service.

    · Provide service to the college as appropriate for one leading a department and program area.

    · Interact with the internal and external community promoting programs.

    · Maintain strong, positive professional connections in a Christian, collegial and professional manner.

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes.

    Education: A terminal degree in computer science, technology, engineering, or related field.

    Experience:

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    · Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective within the field of study

    · A master’s or terminal degree in computer science, information technology, or other technology or engineering-related field

    · A record of scholarship through presentations and publications.

    · Keen interest and enthusiasm for developing new programs and teaching courses, as well as mentoring students of many levels and abilities.

    · Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.

    · Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching in a variety of learning modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.)

    · Online course design and development experience.

    · Ability and proficiency in using various teaching technology and other software in education.

    · Ability and interest in building new relationships and partnership with local constituencies to facilitate program growth

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    · Administrative experience in and oversight of an academic program.

    · Held leadership positions in local, state, and/or national professional organizations.

    · A record of writing for and securing grants,

    · Experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration.

    Required Skills:

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, a statement of teaching philosophy, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources,
    Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu

    Apply Now

  • Major Gifts Officer

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Major Gifts Officer.                                                                                 

    Department: Advancement.                                               

    Reports To: Vice President for University Relations.                                        

    FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt.

    Time Requirements: 40-plus hours a week and some nights and weekends as needed.             

    Summary Description: The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for securing donor support and gifts valued at $5,000 and above with an annual fundraising goal of $3 million in addition to upcoming campaign-specific goals. The Officer fosters new relationships with constituents, identifies and cultivates donor prospects, and expertly stewards existing donors.

    Functional Description:

    • As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    • The Officer will actively collaborate with Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Vice President for University Relations in designing internal strategies for the successful completion of a comprehensive campaign.
    • Analyze data to identify major gift prospects.
    • Identify opportunities/events to host for prospect generation. Active participation in the execution of those events.
    • Initiate relationships with existing donors as well as prospects.
    • Promote the vision and mission of Carson-Newman University while also protecting its reputation.
    • Adhere to the campaign's strategic plan for fundraising.
    • Keep intricate, up-to-date records of donor interactions and all pertinent information.
    • Present proposals for donor consideration, both written and verbal.
    • Partner with University leaders/administration when necessary to foster relationships with donors and to ensure the giver’s intentions are honored.
    • The Officer is expected to be the foremost contributor to the total dollars raised in a comprehensive capital campaign.
    • The Officer will carefully steward the University resources available to him/her, strategically planning all travel to make the best use of available operational funds.
    • The Officer will provide weekly progress reporting both written and in-person to Vice President for University Relations.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of three years of fundraising experience in higher education or a similar setting. Capital campaign experience preferred.

    Required Skills: Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Organized and strategic thinker. MS Office skills required. Working knowledge of Slate preferred.

    Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to drive or fly for extended periods of time.

    General Information: This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples of moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.  

    Employee Expectations: The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples of moral conduct and behavior for the students at the University and fellow employees.  

    Only complete application packets will be considered. A complete application packet will include a letter of interest, three professional references, a statement of Christian faith, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email staffrecruiting@cn.edu.

    Human Resources, Attn: Staff Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760
    www.cn.edu        

    Apply Now                         

  • Alumni Relations Coordinator

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Alumni Relations Coordinator

                                                                           

    Department: Advancement                                                 

     

    Reports To: Associate Vice President for University Relations                                                

     

    FLSA Status: Exempt

     

    Time Requirements: Full-time, 40-plus hours a week and some nights and weekends as needed                          

     

    Summary Description: The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Office of Alumni Relations while fostering alumni engagement in the Carson-Newman community. Additionally, the Coordinator will maintain Alumni social media, plan special events, and oversee scheduling for the Chitwood Alumni Center.

     

    Functional Description:

    1. As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    2. Work with Director in implementing Alumni Relations Strategic Plan and all aspects within
    1. Create and monitor reunion group Facebook pages.
    2. Together with the Director, coordinate and attend the annual C-N Alumni & Friends gathering at Tennessee Baptist Convention.
    3. Advise the Assistant to VP of University Relations of special events for inclusion in calendar as well as Alumni Board meeting dates, times, agenda and provide post-meeting minutes.
    4. Act as host of Chitwood Alumni Center at Hale Place by coordinating meeting reservations, communicating expectations, and making maintenance requests as needed.
    5. Work with Director and Marketing department to communicate alumni news to stakeholders.
    6. Enter appropriate constituent interaction, news, events and updates into Slate regularly.
    7. Serve as advisor to the Student Ambassador Association as outlined in University’s Advisor Handbook and facilitate the Student Philanthropy Month Project.
    8. Serve as budget officer for Student Ambassador Association accounts.
    9. Monitor and respond appropriately to cnalum@cn.edu email and social media accounts of the Carson-Newman Alumni Association.  
    10. Coordinate with gift officers to identify prospects for major gift solicitation.
    11. Work with Enrollment Management (Admissions) in involving alumni in the recruitment process: Showcase Saturdays, Family weekends, etc.
    12. Provide input in annual strategic planning process.
    13. Work with Director, staff and volunteers to help plan annual Homecoming activities, including but not limited to 50th anniversary reunions and non-50th benchmark reunions (5, 10, 20, 25, etc.) as they strategically relate to engaging alumni base.
    1. Nights and weekends occasionally required. 
    2. Other duties as requested

     

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervision of graduate assistants and work study students as requested. 

                  

    Education:  High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    Experience:  Minimum three years of experience working in higher education or comparable environment preferred

     

    Required Skills: 

    Excellent written and oral communication. Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds. Superior organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Basic working knowledge of Slate and Raiser’s Edge. 

     

    Physical Demands:  Extended amounts of time sitting at a computer. Periodically working events that require standing for extended periods of time as well as lifting items in excess of 30 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations will be made to assist individuals with disabilities in performance of these duties.

     

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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  • Help Desk Coordinator

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title:          Help Desk Coordinator                                                                                                

    Department:     Information Technology Services                                           

    Reports To:     Chief Information Officer                                            

    FLSA Status:    Hourly 

    Time Requirements:     Normal Operating Hours                                 

    Summary Description:   Monitors and coordinates service requests for Information Technology Services. Coordinates Information Technology student workers. Provides telephone and remote computer support and performs data entry and administrative support functions for the department. F

    Functional Description:

    1. As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    2. Requirements: Previous experience as administrative assistant, experience with Windows and Microsoft Office, experience and/or training in basic PC support. This position is responsible for the following items:
    3.  • Be the official staff presence in Information Technology welcoming visitors (students, faculty, staff, and vendors), answering the phone and taking messages
    4. • Plan for and implement Help Desk after hours of operation on a semester-by-semester basis to account for needs of online, on-campus, and off-campus students.
    5. • Staff and manage federal work-study students, graduate assistants and student interns
    6. • Provide basic account maintenance for network, Canvas, email, and Ellucian access. • Provide basic server help/troubleshooting for Eagle Net (SharePoint) and C-N Online Digital Learning/Canvas
    7. • Answer telephone requests for help; suggest solutions by phone or remotely and escalate to the appropriate technical tiered personnel in the department
    8. • Monitor all helpdesk requests for both Enterprise Systems and Network Support Services and track responsiveness of technicians in handling requests in a timely manner; communicate with users as needed on the status of their issues
    9. • Performs complex administrative duties, involving contact with and exposure to highly confidential materials and information
    10. • Keep records of work and provide reports when asked
    11. • Conducts research on assigned special projects; identifies solutions and advises Department Director on helpdesk-related issues.
    12. • Perform basic bookkeeping, record and submit purchase orders and invoices for payment with approval of the director • Update and input Ellucian information as needed.
    13. • Other tasks as assigned.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Work-study students, graduate assistants and student interns    

     

    Education:  Associates degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.  

     

     

    Required Skills:  

    1. Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    2. Strong skills regarding attention to detail, initiative, constructive self-reflection
    3. Strong customer service, written and verbal (English) communication, interpersonal, and organization skills
    4. The ability to accurately diagnose problems and outline possible solutions
    5. Demonstrated knowledge of Windows and Macintosh operating systems and Microsoft Office applications and some knowledge of hardware or software installation, diagnostics, configuration procedures and techniques.
    6. Self-directed and innovative with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work within an organization
    7. Solid working knowledge of office processes and business policy necessary

     

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Ability to hear and speak to employees/management and outside business associates on the phone and in person
    • Ability to sit for long hours at a time
    • Ability to see the letters and numbers on a personal computer screen and on memoranda, reports and other documents (near vision)
    • Requires moderate right- and left-hand coordination for the use of the personal computer
    • Must maintain a professional image/demeanor
    • Ability to lift 15lbs and walk around campus, including stairs

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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  • Student Services Counselor

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title:          Counselor                                                                                

    Department:     Counseling Services                             

    Reports To:     Director of Counseling  

    FLSA Status:    Exempt

    Time Requirements:     37.5 Hours per week                                         

     

    Summary Description: The counselor is a full time, nine months position responsible for assisting students in defining and accomplishing their God given personal and academic goals.  There may be times when expected overtime might occur with having to work afterhours with a student in crisis; consultation with faculty and staff; along with assisting in educational and prevention programs.

     

    Functional Description:

    1. As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    2. Provide individual, couple and group counseling to students, mental health assessments and treatment planning, crisis intervention and management, and outreach efforts.
    3. Consultative services to faculty and staff to address developmental needs and concerns of students.
    4. Provide educational and prevention programs that focus on the developmental needs of students to promote personal adjustment and growth.
    5. Coordinate with other campus offices to provide student support; participate on committees and task force as needed.
    6. Participate in admissions and orientation activities as needed.
    7. Maintain and complete paperwork and assist counseling services staff as needed.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Supervise graduate interns as needed. 

                 

    Education:  The minimum qualification for Counseling Services professional personnel should be a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a relevant discipline such as counseling psychology, clinical psychology, mental health counseling, clinical social work, and counseling and personal services.

     

    Experience:  Counseling Services professional personnel should have completed a supervised practicum/internship at the graduate level, preferably in the counseling of students within a higher education setting.

     

    Required Skills:  Counseling Services professional personnel serving in a clinical role should hold or be eligible for state licensure in their chosen discipline.  The Counseling Services professional personnel should have the ability to interact effectively with administrators, faculty and staff members, students, colleagues, and community members.  The Counseling Services professional personnel must perform their duties within the limits of their training, expertise, and competence.  When these limits are exceeded, individuals in need of further assistance must be referred to persons possessing appropriate qualifications.  Counseling Services professional personnel will maintain in good standing with their state licensing boards and complete their regular professional development requirements.

     

     

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Demands include sitting at a desk, standing for classes/presentation, participating in direct/phone conversations with students, faculty, and staff.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation. 

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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  • Director for Development

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Gift Officer 

                                                                           

    Department: Director for Development                                                     

     

    Reports To: Assistant Vice President for Advancement                                                

     

    FLSA Status: Exempt

     

    Time Requirements: Full-time, 40-plus hours a week with some nights, weekends, and travel required                       

     

    Summary Description: The Gifts Officer is responsible for prospect identification, donor cultivation, and stewardship strategies. The officer reports progress weekly. Some nights, weekends, and travel required.

     

    Functional Description:

    1. As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    2. Researching, identifying, proposing and helping establish potential new relationships for the advancement of Carson-Newman, its mission, vision and values.
    1. Ongoing database development of potential new relationships to be fostered by director, making use of gift reports, social media, and various online resources for prospect identification.
    2. Strategically plans prospect stewardship and maintains 12-18 months cultivation plan encompassing following internal meaningful communications guidelines.
    3. Assists in stewardship of existing C-N relationships
    4. As part of the cultivation process, identifies prospect giving potential and projects that may align with their values/ability.
    5. Monitors existing donor activity to identify opportunities for cultivation of major gifts and builds relationships with the University’s stakeholders.
    6. Keeps excellent notes/records in writing as well as in Slate, the University’s CRM program.
    7. Writes gift proposals/agreements ranging in size from $5,000 to $50,000, referring larger prospects to Vice President for University Relations.
    8. When appropriate, makes verbal solicitations with donors.
    9. Guards the reputation of the University, maintaining strict confidentiality in all University and donor matters and demonstrates the ability to use discretion in sharing information.
    10. Is responsible for raising approximately $750,000 per year after an appropriate probationary/cultivation period has taken place.
    11. All goals will be evaluated weekly and are subject to change.
    12. Regular communication and communication with Advancement staff is essential.
    13. Sharp attention to detail is essential.
    14. Self-starter; able to self-motivate and maintain momentum/focus.
    15. Other duties as requested       

    Education:  Bachelor’s degree required.

     

    Experience: A minimum of one year proven fundraising experience preferred.

     

    Required Skills: 

    Excellent written and oral communication. Ability to relate to people from diverse backgrounds. Superior organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Basic working knowledge of Slate or similar CRM software. 

     

    Physical Demands: Able to travel occasionally. Extended amounts of time sitting at a computer. Periodically working events that require standing for extended periods of time as well as lifting items in excess of 30 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations will be made to assist individuals with disabilities in performance of these duties.

     

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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  • Director of Social Work, College of Professional Studies

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title: Director of Social Work                            

    Department: College of Professional Studies                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Time Requirements: Full-time  

                                         

    Summary Description:

    The new College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Carson-Newman University is excited to announce that we are seeking a Social Work Program Director. The person in this role will have a tremendous opportunity to envision, shape, and lead the founding of a new School of Social Work. The Program Director will provide a variety of leadership activities that will develop a new B.S.W. and M.S.W. programs aimed at serving professional and working adults while also building an exceptional faculty that will be known for holistic student success.

     

    Reporting to the Dean of the CPS, the Program Director will work collaboratively with associate deans, college leadership, university leadership, and a variety of other college staff to develop exceptional programs. The Director—who will hold a faculty rank—will provide vision and leadership through a variety of activities that include: administering both current and new academic programs in the field; serving as the primary representative of the program for internal and external constituencies; directing budget allocation and providing administrative oversight; promoting the professional development of faculty; evaluating faculty; conducting program reviews related to accreditation; recommending faculty; working with other associate deans, directors, and staff in course scheduling. The position involves the development, coordination, monitoring, and administration of the curriculum and pertinent academic policies related to the program.

     

    We are seeking a Program Director who is eager to energetically build and lead a new program in a new college and who sees the challenges facing higher education as opportunities to innovate. The successful candidate will be a servant leader who understands the colleges and university’s mission, has a solid commitment to shared governance, and who sees the opportunity, and play a strategic role in shaping the future of Christian higher education.

     

    This position is eligible for remote-work or can be location based. However, there will be some occasional travel to other college locations. 

    There may be occasional travel for conferences/training. 

     

     

    Functional Description:

    Teaching

    • Teaching online and/or in-person courses in the department/program
    • Teach a reduced annual load of semester hours

     

    Program Development & Administration

    • Develop and guide curriculum development
    • Guide program and student assessment plans
    • Coordinate course rotation schedules
    • Develop an annual report
    • Coordinate and collaborate with areas of the college and university

     

    Faculty Administration

    • Chair applicant interview committee
    • Recommend, supervise, and mentor program faculty

     

    Student Success

    • Direct student advising
    • Collaborate with the admissions team and support the admission process
    • Collaborate with the enrollment management team and actively support student retention, persistence, and completion

     

    Service

    • Provide service to the college as appropriate for one leading a department and program area
    • Interact with the internal and external community promoting programs
    • Maintain strong, positive professional connections in a Christian, collegial and professional manner

     

    As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan Acorns to Oaks (with the CPS being a part of that strategic plan).

     

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Yes

                 

    Education:  A minimum of an earned MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program

     

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • Demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective within the field of study
    • A minimum of 2 years post-master’s social work experience.
    • Experience with the social work CSWE accreditation process.
    • A record of scholarship through presentations and publications
    • Keen interest and enthusiasm for developing new programs and teaching courses, as well as mentoring students of many levels and abilities
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff
    • Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching in a variety of learning modalities (face-to-face, online, etc.)
    • Online course design and development experience
    • Ability and proficiency in using various teaching technology and other software in education
    • Ability and interest in building new relationships and partnership with local constituencies to facilitate program growth

     

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Administrative experience in and oversight of an academic program
    • Held leadership positions in local, state, and/or national professional organizations
    • A record of writing for and securing grants,
    • Experience with multi-disciplinary collaboration

     

     

    Required Skills:  

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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  • Director of Financial Aid

     

    Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures. 

    Job Title:         Director of Financial Aid

                                                                                       

    Department:     Financial Aid

                                                   

    Reports To:     Vice President for Enrollment Management

                                                   

    FLSA Status:    Exempt

     

    Time Requirements: More than 40 Hours per week

                                         

    Summary Description: The Director of Financial Aid provides leadership and supervision to the staff, functions, and activities of the Office of Financial Aid. This position is responsible for administration of various types of aid, and is also responsible for keeping current with federal, state, NCAA D2, and institutional aid policies. This position provides recommendations to senior management regarding strategic financial aid initiatives, including implementing aid strategy to address enrollment goals and initiatives.  It is an important role in our recruitment and retention of students in enrollment management.  To contribute to our goals, the Director must be able to attend regular training to learn complex rules and policies; apply rules and policies during awarding and auditing of aid; and communicate rules and policies to students, parents, and other constituents.  The Director may also have a specific aid program(s) responsibility and attend regular training to learn best practices and rules and regulations of their specific aid program(s).

     

    Functional Description:

     

    • As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan, Acorns to Oaks.
    • Charged with exploring and executing effective operating efficiency and supervision of office personnel
    • Update and maintain the university’s Federal Program Participation Agreement (PPA) and ECAR
    • Facilitate the completion and submission of the FISAP
    • Implementing strategic use of financial aid dollars to meet the enrollment and retention goals
    • Manage budgets to ensure expenditures are consistent with university goals and priorities
    • Oversee the administration of federal, state, athletic, and institutional financial aid programs
    • Comply with regulations affecting student financial aid
    • Supervise awarding of aid to students
    • Manage the communication of financial aid information
    • Serve as liaison for the office with all constituents
    • Supervise monthly and yearly federal aid reconciliations
    • Supervise federal and private loan processing
    • Supervise the auditing student files for compliance with regulations
    • Supervise the auditing federal and state programs
    • Manage software functionality
    • Review and update policies and procedures
    • Oversee office reception and communication for enrollment management and assist as needed
    • Oversee counseling for students, parents, and other constituents consistent with policies and procedures, and assist as needed
    • Oversee and counsel students on responsible borrowing
    • Attend enrollment events and recruiting events as required

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  Financial Aid Office staff

     

    Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Business, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. 

    Experience:   Minimum five years increasing responsibility and success in a financial aid office with comprehensive aid programs including traditional and non-traditional settings; strong knowledge of financial aid discounting principles to develop flexible and transparent financial aid awarding plans to help meet the university’s enrollment goals; experience in auditing federal and state aid for compliance; and experience working with Ellucian Colleague software system, and Softdocs preferred.

    Required Skills:  

     

    • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and team player
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; curiosity, empathy, and gratitude
    • Must be comfortable to meet with students and parents and communicate effectively
    • Must be comfortable to speak in front of groups, and communicate effectively
    • Organized and detail oriented
    • Ability to accept change rapidly
    • Must maintain highest standards of confidentiality
    • Must have excellent computer skills to include word, excel, and outlook, and ability to learn additional software systems used in financial aid administration
    • Must demonstrate grammatically correct and concise written and oral communication skills.

     

    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Must be able to work on a computer in front of two monitors majority of the day
    • Must be able to answer phones, and communicate electronically and verbally
    • Able to deal with stress
    • Able to work in an area where noise, and distractions may occur
    • Able to travel to financial aid events and work limited weekends, as requested
    • Able to lift 25 lbs., such as boxes of office materials

    General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

    Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.  

     

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Carson-Newman is nestled in one of the most beautiful places in America. We are located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, just 35 minutes from Knoxville, and just minutes from the nearest trail, lake, or waterfall. You've gotta see this place!

Carson-Newman will place you into a wonderful community of mind and spirit. The academic rigor and reputation of the school exist because of the vibrant and open atmosphere of intellectual inquiry. The spiritual environment, compassion, and nurture that exist between faculty and students also exist among our faculty and staff. Thus, the weight of every task is shared by a caring and supportive network of coworkers who are bound by our common call to serve.

Working at Carson-Newman will place you in the marketplace of intellectual commerce and provide you with exciting opportunities to enrich your interests and academic specialties. You will be able to pursue your career in an environment where challenge and encouragement propel your intellectual pursuits and academic research.

At Carson-Newman, you will join others committed to service. You will make a life while making a living, make a difference in the lives of others while earning a wage, and make a dramatic impact on the world from a small town in East Tennessee. If you want to be engaged in campus life, be involved in the activities, serve in new and unique ways and be a part of a caring Christian community, then you want to work for Carson-Newman. If you want to join our effort in providing higher education for a higher purpose, then we welcome your application for employment.