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

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  • 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

  • Major Gifts Officer

    Department: Advancement.

    Reports To: Assistant Vice President for Advancement.

    FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt.

    Summary Description: The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for securing donor support and gifts valued at $30,000 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:


    • The Officer will actively collaborate with Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Vice President for University Relations in designing internal strategies for 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 campaign 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 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.
    • Officer will provide weekly progress reporting both written and in-person to Assistant Vice President for Advancement.

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

    Experience: A minimum of five 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 Raiser’s Edge preferred.

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

    General Information: This description is indicative of the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations.

    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.

    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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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling

    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.

    Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING in the DEPARTMENT COUNSELING. The position is FULL-TIME, 11 MONTH, TENURE TRACK to begin August 2021.

    Candidates for the position are required to have a completed doctorate from a CACREP accredited doctoral Counselor Education program, be licensed or license eligible as a Professional School Counselor or Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of Tennessee, be supervisor qualified, have experience working in school and or mental health settings with children, adolescents, adults, and families, have graduate teaching experience, show evidence of and/or potential for research in the field of counseling, have a commitment to the mission of the university, and have a strong dedication to social justice, diverse populations, and community service. The candidate is required to have evidence of working effectively with teams of counselors and educators to build and maintain strong counseling programs.
    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 selected candidate for the position of ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF COUNSELING will serve as a core faculty member of a CACREP School Counseling and CACREP Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, supervise practicum and internship students, advise students, mentor students, work as a member of a collaborative Counselor Education team, build community and regional support, conduct research activities in the area of counseling, serve as a role model for the students and counselors of the region through professional development involvement and presentations, be actively involved in the planning and implementation of a counseling training center, and serve on university committees as assigned. Other duties may be assigned.

    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.

    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, references, and current vitae. If you have any questions, please email facultyrecruiting@cn.edu. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

    Human Resources, Attn: Faculty Recruiting
    Carson-Newman University
    Jefferson City, TN 37760

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  • Administrative Assistant - Church Relations

    Job Title:  Administrative Assistant.                           

    Department: Church Relations.   

    Reports To: Vice President for Church Relations.                              

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt.            

    Time Requirements: This position provides administrative support to the Vice President for Church Relations and to the Associate Provost by performing a variety of administrative tasks.

    Functional Description: Responsibilities include: Creating friendly reception for students, staff, alumni, and visitors, responding to mail, email, and telephone requests for information, and scheduling appointments.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A.

    Required Skills: Excellent customer service skills.  Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.  Must demonstrate proper business etiquette and dress in proper business attire.  Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university officials, administrators, faculty, and students.

    Physical Demands:  Must be able to perform computer processing for several hours per day, which is primarily performed while seated.  Must be able to secure printed documents on office shared printers.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about the office suite and to go to other offices which requires walking up or down one to two flights of stairs.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 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.  

    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

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Spanish

    Assistant/Associate Professor of Spanish

     

     

    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/Associate Professor in Spanish in the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, and World Languages.  The position is a full-time, tenure track position to begin Fall 2021.

    Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. in Spanish or a related field (ABD considered), and enthusiasm to work closely with students.

    Candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Spanish will teach a wide range of Spanish language, literature, and culture courses in a dynamic curriculum. The ideal candidate will be a Latin Americanist, but all specialties will be considered.

    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
    classic.cn.edu

    Apply

CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Working at C-N

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.