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 (two openings)

     

    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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  • Residence Life Coordinator

    Department: Student Services.

    Reports To: Director of Residence Life.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Summary Description: This is a 10-month live-in position that requires a bachelor’s degree. The RLC will hold 25 regular office hours per week from July 15 – to May 15.

    Functional Description:
    A. Housing and Residence Life Services.
    1. Maintain safety and security of residential facility.
    2. Mentor and supervise student Resident Assistants (RAs), including one-on-one meetings, staff meetings, performance evaluations, etc.
    3. Create an inclusive, affirming environment in the residence halls that provides a safe living-learning environment and promotes personal growth and development among students.
    4. Serve as the “24-hour Staff Member on Duty” in rotation of staff.
    5. Respond to emergency situations. Examples include but aren’t limited to: suicide and self-harm situations, drugs and alcohol, sexual assault, vandalism, fighting, weapons, etc.
    6. While serving on duty, must be able to respond to any incident within a 30-minute or less time frame.
    7. Remain with residential students in need of emergency care at the Hospital Emergency Room until a parent or guardian arrives, or the student is discharged, at which point ensure the student is safely escorted to their respective residence hall.
    8. Assist with implementation of housing policies and procedures.
    9. Contribute to and encourage the development of positive working relationships between all residence life staff and the University as a whole.
    10. Promote the core values of the University and the Student Affairs department.
    11. Participate fully in RA Training through executing sessions and hosting nightly building time to prepare staff and building for residents.
    12. Adjudicate residence life-related student conduct matters that occur within your building.
    13. Facilitate residence hall check-ins and check-outs and manage the security of keys and building access.
    14. Manage room change procedures within your assigned complex.
    15. Regularly perform audits on all residential housing forms.
    16. Attend weekly professional staff meetings.
    17. Conduct consistent office hours as well as remain available outside of the office hours to address residential student and resident assistant concerns and needs.
    18. Participate in departmental assessment.
    19. Facilitate programming by overseeing RA/Hall Council programming efforts, including approving ideas, allocating funds, and assessing programs.
    20. Facilitate campus-wide events and programs sponsored by residence life. (Ex. Howdy Hoot, BOOnett, etc.)
    21. Supervise desk workers in Alumni, Burnett, Butler, Heritage, and Swann Hall.
    22. Conduct housing assignment processes including compiling and electronically entering all meal plan and housing data.
    23. Communicate housing assignments with all students assigned to your residence hall(s).
    24. Coordinate with the local fire department and C-N maintenance and Department of Public Safety to conduct monthly fire safety drills.
    25. Collaborate with C-N maintenance to enhance the physical conditions of residential buildings.
    26. Work closely with the custodial staff to address needs and respond to concerns within a building.
    27. Work closely with the Department of Public Safety to address needs and respond to concerns within the residence halls.
    28. Work closely with the Wellness and Counseling Department Staff to assist in responding to residential student physical and mental health needs.
    29. Review security camera video footage in the residence halls as needed.
    30. Update the residence life homepage on the Carson-Newman website as needed.
    31. Participate in ongoing personal and professional development opportunities.
    32. Complete other duties as assigned.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: Participate in selecting and training residential student staff assigned to your building. Supervise all residential student staff members within your building.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

    Experience: Experience in Residence Life preferred.

    Required Skills: Ability to problem solve and mediate conflict. Excel, Word, and Outlook proficient. Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Customer service skills. Ability to tackle multiple tasks under strict deadlines.

    Physical Demands: Respond to emergency situations 24/7. Work late nights, early mornings, and all hours in-between as needed. Climb up to four (4) flights of stairs within a residence hall. Ability to lift items and carry up to 50lbs between various campus buildings as needed. Contain a valid license to drive a motor vehicle.

    Employee Expectations: The College 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 College 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 a resume. 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

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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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  • Executive Director of Enrollment Management

    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 Enrollment Management.            

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.                           

    Summary Description:

    The Executive Director of Enrollment Management for the College of Professional Studies (CPS) works under the direction of the Dean of the College of Professional Studies and in coordination with the Vice President for Enrollment Management for Carson-Newman University. Working at the intersection of people, process, data, and technology, this position coordinates with a variety of college and campus units to refine and improve the student recruitment cycle and enrollment funnel. As an important part of the CPS leadership team, the Executive Director ensures that the college makes data-backed decisions related to enrollment management and student success.

    This position will manage and oversee the recruitment for programs in the CPS portfolio through partnership creation & cultivation, management of communication and personal outreach, review of applications, and hosting both in-person & virtual events. The Executive Director of Enrollment Management for the CPS will oversee enrollment management practices associated with strategic partners and provide supervision of enrollment and student success staff. The person in this role will have a combination of operational experience and business acumen to manage all aspects of enrollment management operations.

    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:

    • Serve as the Enrollment Management Leader for CPC, providing supervision and training to enrollment management staff for personal outreach, relationship cultivation, and application review.
    • Coordinate the territory planning, management process, and communication strategies:
      • In conjunction with the Dean of CPS and VP for Enrollment Management, work to develop a holistic recruitment plan for all CPS programs to include but not limited to community colleges, hospital administrators, military, adult learners, members of the community, and other outreach/networking opportunities.
      • Review and approve staff’s travel itineraries.
      • Organize and manage travel calendar.
      • Coordinate outreach plans and recruitment events.
    • Oversee the application review process, maintaining quality data processing of student search, inquiry, and applicant files into the student information system.
    • Oversee the administration of CPS’s Slate processes and communication flow.
    • Coordinate regularly with other offices on campus to oversee and assist with various student enrollment factors: financial aid, reviewing applicant files, projecting enrollments, course registration, billing, retention, persistence, etc.
    • Meet regularly with core university enrollment management and student success leaders to ensure healthy university-wide coordination.
    • Collaborate with other offices on campus to implement successful recruitment tactics and to ensure a successful transition of enrolled students.
    • Create and maintain relationships with prospective students, organizations, student counselors, etc.
    • Provide supervision and direction to a team of enrollment management staff members.
    • Collaborate with other CPS and student success staff on transitioning newly admitted students through matriculation into the program and registration for courses.
    • Performs 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: Yes.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree or higher; master's degree or higher preferred.

    Experience:  

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:

    • An active Christian faith and demonstrated Christian commitment with the ability to integrate a Christian vision and perspective into enrollment management efforts.
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
    • 5+ years of admissions/enrollment management experience.
    • Flexible, team-oriented, collaborative, positive work ethos and attitude.
    • Ability to effectively manage a fluid portfolio of prospective students.
    • Ability to work weekend and evening hours at times, as needed with some travel (which may require flexibility/willingness to adjust work hours, as needed, to serve needs).
    • Experience with CRM systems (Slate, Salesforce, etc.)
    • Proven ability to plan and manage enrollment management process for maximum efficiency and productivity.
    • Ability to streamline and implement structure and roles that support shifting business demands.
    • Working knowledge of industry regulations.

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:

    • Master’s degree or higher.
    • 3+ years of progressive leadership in admissions/enrollment management.
    • Superior knowledge of Slate and CRMs.
    • Experience leading an admissions/enrollment management team.

    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

    Apply Now

  • 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

  • Online Student Success 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: Online Student Success Coordinator.                                                                         

    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 Online Student Success Coordinator provides holistic support for students at the point of their need and offers guidance and expertise to the college & university’s multi-faceted student success initiatives (advising, registration, proactively supporting academic achievement, etc.). This position delivers administrative and logistical support to students immersed in online courses, certificates, and degree programs. This Online Student Success Coordinator also offers operational support to students and faculty regarding educational program issues and serves as a liaison between college personnel, faculty, and new and returning students.

    Functional Description:

    • Using a consultative advising approach, build friendly, professional relationships with new and returning students from 1st term through to graduation to provide administrative and customer support for assigned degrees and/or certificate programs in the areas of registration, course selection, persistence risk, and online student success strategies.
    • Support student registration by conducting learning preparedness assessments to gauge online program readiness and assist with new student orientation as requested.
    • Using a Customer Relationship Management platform (i.e., Slate) and other student service software, monitor and work to improve retention benchmarks and graduation rates through early identification of at-risk behaviors and provide guidance to mitigate student persistence issues, including such actions as personalized communication plans to ensure continuous enrollments and academic achievement. 
    • Share programmatic enrollment data and trends as an active strategic member of cross-functional teams.
    • Work closely with the staff & partners focused on student recruitment and marketing efforts to provide program updates and admission support.
    • Identify problems or inefficiencies and work with the appropriate leader to implement effective resolutions and improvements.
    • Monitor student satisfaction and coordinate problem resolution while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
    • Escalate student retention concerns to the immediate supervisor or administrator.
    • Develop and participate in student success workshops.
    • Function as a liaison with faculty, supervisors, internal staff, and external partners.
    • Assist in monitoring and evaluating student services and operational effectiveness.
    • 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

    • 2 years or more of higher education advising or recruiting experience.
    • Experience in customer service.
    • Experience working with diverse populations.
    • Developed skills in written and verbal communication including experience with large group presentations.
    • 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 student services 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.
    • Experience working with student retention/success software.
    • 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 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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  • 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

  • Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education

    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: Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.                                  

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.  

    Summary Description:

    The Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Continuing Education will play an exciting and vitally significant role in shaping the future of Christian higher education. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS), the Associate Dean will be an essential voice within the college, helping to provide high-level vision and strategic leadership that will position the college for growth and innovation. The Associate Dean will also serve the day-to-day operations of graduate and lifelong learning programs and support adult students and working professionals through effective programming and seamless processes.  

    The Associate Dean will be responsible for the holistic operations involved with overseeing graduate and lifelong learning programs within the CPS, which include (but are not limited to): developing and maintaining academic policies and procedures, recruiting and supervising program directors, faculty, and staff, overseeing program planning and development, managing the delivery of holistic educational services, participating collaboratively with enrollment management, student success, online learning teams, etc. This position will also work collaboratively with other college leadership teams to help ensure development, growth, and holistic student success.  

    This highly visible position will be responsible for building relationships with various university stakeholders and external groups, faculty and instructors, staff, and other partners and will also represent the CPS at large-scale, high-profile events, communications, programming, etc. held in various places, whether in-person or online. The Associate Dean will also possess previous experience leading program development, demonstrated experience in program delivery, and a growth mindset that embraces creative problem-solving, innovation, continuous improvement, and a passion for graduate programming and lifelong learning.  

    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:

    • Strategic leadership on the team: Serve as a leader in developing the future direction of various graduate, executive, and continuing education programs and strategies that support the college’s mission, vision, and strategic plan; collaborate with and among other college leaders to accomplish broader goals.  
    • Oversee the graduate and continuing education curriculum & portfolio development: Support holistic development, delivery, evaluation, and iterative improvement of graduate and continuing education programs via collaboration with various leaders, program planning teams, advisory boards, etc.  
    • Faculty development: Collaboratively lead and oversee instructor recruiting efforts within the college and develop high-quality and highly-skilled faculty. 
    • Departmental collaboration: Collaborate among faculty and staff in departments to develop and sustain a culture of assessment and evidence-based decision-making while also overseeing the program and course coordination and conducting departmental program reviews. 
    • Holistic, administrative supervision: Provide strategic leadership and staff supervision to effectively execute all operations and processes associated with graduate and continuing education programs, including but not limited to: 
    • Enrollment management, recruitment, and admissions processes.
    • Curriculum delivery across all modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid).
    • Immersive, high-impact learning experiences. 
    • Student advising and support services.
    • Professional and career development and placement.
    • College and program effectiveness: From the various areas of holistic, administrative supervision, collect a variety of data on graduate and continuing education programming through various means, analyze data, and develop reports and recommendations. 
    • Student success: Oversee the graduate student lifecycle by serving as the final authority for all graduate student academic requests, as well as requests for leaves, extensions, or accommodations. 
    • Supportive partner in online learning: Partner with program directors and the Director of Online Learning to ensure effective program development, delivery, and evaluation of all online offerings, including collaborative support of monitoring all applicable compliance requirements and regulations (i.e., federal, state, NCSARA, professional licensures) and being a key catalyst in identifying and implementing program opportunities.  
    • Budget management: Working with the Dean and the Director of Finance and Administration, develop budgets, provide fiscal oversight, and effectively steward college funds generated by graduate and continuing education programs. 
    • Internal & external advocacy: Be a vital voice in not only representing the college but also in identifying and establishing various external partnerships, grants, and/or other opportunities that can help serve the various professional and workforce needs of our society.

    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: Master’s degree or higher; a doctoral degree is preferred.

    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.
    • Master’s degree and five years of relevant experience.
    • A high level of curiosity that crosses a broad spectrum of disciplines including liberal arts and sciences; business; technology; society, politics; religion, medicine, health, and wellness. 
    • Passion for education and learning, desire to make a local and global impact, ability to be innovative and forward-looking to predict and respond to emerging trends. 
    • The ability to think and act creatively, wisely, and confidently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
    • Experience in curriculum development, design, and delivery. 
    • Ability to align programs with industry standards, university policies and priorities, and legal and regulatory requirements. 
    • Ability to work with business/management computer applications. 
    • Financial skills in budget planning and financial forecasting. 

    In addition, the preferred requirements for this position include: 

    • A Ph.D. or terminal degree is strongly preferred. 
    • Experience working in higher education/continuing education. 
    • Experience developing online programs 
    • Awareness of current trends, marketability, and best practices in graduate and continuing education 
    • Demonstrated interest in lifelong learning 
    • Background in human-centered/user experience design strategies and approaches. 

    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: Staff 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

  • Associate Dean of Online Learning and Distance Education

    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:  Associate Dean of Online Learning and Distance Education                                                   

    Department: College of Professional Studies.               

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.                                      

    Summary Description:

    The Associate Dean of Online Learning provides strategic leadership that helps foster the Carson-Newman experience through online and innovative learning. This position lives at the exciting intersection of program design, learning design & development, instructional technology, learning innovation, and a wide variety of student services that promote student success. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS), this new position serves as a key voice in the new college’s leadership team and provides vision and strategic leadership that will position the college for growth, learning innovation, and student success.  

    Within the CPS, the Associate Dean will oversee the Office of Online and Distance Learning and work collaboratively with a wide cross-section of other areas, leaders, faculty, and staff across the college and the university (associate deans, program directors, marketing, admissions, student success, IT, etc.). The Associate Dean of Online Learning will be responsible for leading and managing online learning. This position will have the incredible opportunity of building a large, broad online learning operation, supporting a bold vision, serving many students by developing programs that provide a transformational learning experience, and playing a vital 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:

    Leading online and distance learning  

    • Provide leadership and management of all aspects of distance learning degree programs, including program development, online course development, learning media, technology, etc. 
    • Collaborate across the college with deans, college leadership, department heads, faculty, and senior administrators in the planning and execution of programs. 
    • Collaborate with faculty, instructional designers, media specialists, external platform partners, student services professionals, and other partners to manage the design, development, launch, and growth of online and innovative learning programs.
    • Prepare (or assist in preparing) comprehensive proposals for new degrees, certificates, micro-credentials, and open content educational programming. 
    • Manage the program policies and timelines for course production, student services integration, and other components relating to the creation of online programs. 
    • Ensures compliance with all federal and state regulations regarding distance education and participates in accreditation activities as needed.

    Leading effective, high-quality learning design 

    • Provide leadership to the development and implementation of high-quality learning design, development, and delivery of teaching and learning with technology.  
    • Create, disseminate, and maintain resources, policies, and procedures for faculty to provide guidance and aid in the creation and revision of digital course materials and the delivery of online programming.
    • Promote current and emerging online and innovative learning best practices, instructional strategies, and learning technologies that enhance the learning experience regardless of medium or modality.
    • Support college efforts to develop and deliver professional development opportunities for faculty and communities of practice around the use of digital learning.  
    • Evaluate online and distance learning effectiveness and develop a culture of continuous improvement for program outcomes.

     Supporting effective online marketing, enrollment management, and student success 

    • Collaborate within the unit and with other marketing and enrollment management staff to help plan strategies aimed at growing enrollments in online programming.
    • Collaborate within the unit and with other student services staff to strategize ways to connect online students to the school and university and provide them with the resources and services they need to be successful.

    Providing collaborative unit leadership 

    • Manage the online learning budget (and coordinate with other college leaders on related college & online learning-related budgeting). 
    • Conduct long-range strategic and operational planning related to online learning and other college initiatives.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with other college leaders in developing a program and course schedules.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with other deans and program directors to monitor faculty workloads and to assist with program, course, and faculty evaluations.
    • Guide and mentor supervised staff & promote staff development.
    • Ensure supervised projects are completed on time and on budget.

    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:  Master’s degree or higher.

    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.
    • Master’s degree. 
    • Minimum of three or more years of relevant administrative or managerial experience.
    • Passion for education and learning, desire to make a local and global impact, ability to be innovative and forward-looking to predict and respond to emerging trends. 
    • The ability to think and act creatively, wisely, and confidently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
    • Experience in curriculum development, design, and delivery. 
    • Experience with various instructional technology, hardware, and computer software.
    • Ability to align programs with industry standards, university policies and priorities, and legal and regulatory requirements. 
    • Ability to work with business/management computer applications.
    • Ability to work as a member of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team, and work effectively with multiple constituencies.
    • Strong organizational skills and project management skills. 
    • Knowledge of performance management review and development processes and programs. 
    • Financial skills in budget planning and financial forecasting. 

    In addition, the preferred qualifications for this position include:  

    • Experience working in higher education.
    • Experience leading and managing a comprehensive online learning office.
    • Experience developing online programs.
    • Awareness of current trends, marketability, and best practices in graduate and continuing education.
    • Demonstrated interest in lifelong learning.
    • Background in human-centered/user experience design strategies and approaches.
    • A PhD or terminal degree. 

    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

    Apply Now

  • Associate Dean of Undergraduate 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: Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies.                             

    Department: College of Professional Studies.                                        

    Reports To: Dean of Professional Studies.

    FLSA Status: Exempt.

    Time Requirements: Full-time.                           

    Summary Description:

    The Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies will play an exciting and vitally significant role in shaping the future of Christian higher education. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies (CPS), the Associate Dean will be an essential voice within the college, helping to provide high-level vision and strategic leadership that will position the college for growth and innovation. The Associate Dean will also serve the day-to-day operations of undergraduate programs and support adult students and working professionals through effective programming and seamless processes.  

    The Associate Dean will be responsible for the holistic operations involved with overseeing undergraduate programs within the CPS, which include (but are not limited to): developing and maintaining academic policies and procedures, recruiting and supervising program directors, faculty, and staff, overseeing program planning and development, managing the delivery of holistic educational services, participating collaboratively with enrollment management, student success, online learning teams, etc. This position will also work collaboratively with other college leadership teams to help ensure development, growth, and holistic student success.  

    This highly visible position will be responsible for building relationships with various university stakeholders and external groups, faculty and instructors, staff, and other partners and will also represent the CPS at large-scale, high-profile events, communications, programming, etc. held in various places, whether in-person or online. The Associate Dean will also possess previous experience leading program development, demonstrated experience in program delivery, and a growth mindset that embraces creative problem-solving, innovation, continuous improvement, and a passion for undergraduate programming.  

    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:

    • Strategic leadership on the team: Serve as a leader in developing the future direction of various undergraduate, micro-credential, and certificate programs and strategies that support the college’s mission, vision, and strategic plan; collaborate with and among other college leaders to accomplish broader goals.  
    • Oversee the undergraduate curriculum & portfolio development: Support holistic development, delivery, evaluation, and iterative improvement of undergraduate programs via collaboration with various leaders, program planning teams, advisory boards, etc.  
    • Faculty development: Collaboratively lead and oversee instructor recruiting efforts within the college and develop high-quality and highly-skilled faculty. 
    • Departmental collaboration: Collaborate among faculty and staff in departments to develop and sustain a culture of assessment and evidence-based decision-making while also overseeing the program and course coordination and conducting departmental program reviews. 
    • Holistic, administrative supervision: Provide strategic leadership and staff supervision to effectively execute all operations and processes associated with undergraduate programs, including but not limited to: 
    • Enrollment management, recruitment, and admissions processes.
    • Curriculum delivery across all modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid).
    • Immersive, high-impact learning experiences. 
    • Student advising and support services.
    • Professional and career development and placement.
    • College and program effectiveness: From the various areas of holistic, administrative supervision, collect a variety of data on undergraduate programming through various means, analyze data, and develop reports and recommendations. 
    • Student success: Oversee the undergraduate student lifecycle by serving as the final authority for all undergraduate student academic requests, as well as requests for leaves, extensions, or accommodations. 
    • Supportive partner in online learning: Partner with program directors and the Director of Online Learning to ensure effective program development, delivery, and evaluation of all online offerings, including collaborative support of monitoring all applicable compliance requirements and regulations (i.e., federal, state, NCSARA, professional licensures) and being a key catalyst in identifying and implementing program opportunities.  
    • Budget management: Working with the Dean and the Director of Finance and Administration, develop budgets, provide fiscal oversight, and effectively steward college funds generated by undergraduate programs. 
    • Internal & external advocacy: Be a vital voice in not only representing the college but also in identifying and establishing various external partnerships, grants, and/or other opportunities that can help serve the various professional and workforce needs of our society.

    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: Master’s degree or higher; a doctoral degree is preferred.

    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
    • Master’s degree and five years of relevant experience.
    • A high level of curiosity that crosses a broad spectrum of disciplines including liberal arts and sciences; business; technology; society, politics; religion, medicine, health, and wellness. 
    • Passion for education and learning, desire to make a local and global impact, ability to be innovative and forward-looking to predict and respond to emerging trends. 
    • The ability to think and act creatively, wisely, and confidently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
    • Experience in curriculum development, design, and delivery. 
    • Ability to align programs with industry standards, university policies and priorities, and legal and regulatory requirements. 
    • Ability to work with business/management computer applications. 
    • Financial skills in budget planning and financial forecasting. 

     In addition, the preferred requirements for this position include: 

    • A Ph.D. or terminal degree is strongly preferred. 
    • Experience working in higher education. 
    • Experience developing online programs.
    • Awareness of current trends, marketability, and best practices in undergraduate, micro-credential, stackable, and certificate programs.
    • Demonstrated interest in innovative programming.
    • Background in human-centered/user experience design strategies and approaches. 

     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        

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  • Network and Systems Support Technician

    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:                                  Network and Systems Support Technician

    Department:                          Information Technology Services

    Reports To:                             Assistant/Network and Systems Administrator                            

    FLSA Status:                           Exempt

    Time Requirements:           Normal operating hours

    Summary Description: This position provides technical support to Carson-Newman faculty, staff, and students, in the use of campus technologies.

    Functional Description: Responsible for implementation, administration, management and / or support of the following items:

    • 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.
    • Setup computers/peripherals (including network equipment)
    • Perform hardware upgrades
    • Perform software installations and configurations
    • Provide troubleshooting and technical support
    • Maintain appropriate documentation of procedures and work order solutions
    • Additional tasks and projects as assigned

     

    Education:  A bachelor’s degree in a computer related field is require, and/or equivalent years of related experience or certifications.

    Required Skills:

    • Strong skills regarding attention to detail, initiative, critical self-reflection that leads to continuous improvement
    • Strong customer service, written and verbal (English) communication, interpersonal, and organization skills
    • The ability to accurately diagnose problems and outline possible solutions
    • Must understand the installation, configuration and troubleshooting processes for software, hardware, and peripheral devices. Must know how to assemble and disassemble personal computer components.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows and Macintosh operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
    • General knowledge of mid to large network deployments
    • Self-directed and innovative with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work within an organization

     


    Desirable Skills:

    • Knowledge of additional operations systems
    • Knowledge of maintaining and deploying hard drive images
    • Knowledge of working with user and computer objects in Active Directory
    • Experience with networking technologies, including network operating systems, cabling standards, and protocols
    • Wireless network technologies and management

     

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to work in small or cramped spaces. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, and grasp with hands/fingers. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items up to 70 pounds. The employee must be able to safely operate hand and power tools.

    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 at the University and fellow employees.  

                                                                                                   Apply Now

     

  • Admissions Administrative Assistant / Campus Visit 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: Campus Visit Coordinator/Admissions Administrative Assistant                                                                                       

    Department: Office of Undergraduate Admissions

                                                               

    Reports To: Director of Undergraduate Admissions

                                                   

    FLSA Status: non-exempt (hourly)

     

    Time Requirements: 37.5 hours weekly          

                             

    Summary Description: The Campus Visit Coordinator/ is responsible for scheduling prospective student campus visits, assisting visitors, managing the Welcome Center, responding to inquiries on the phone and face-to-face, and providing general information regarding the University to customers inquiring about C-N and to the general public. This position assists in directing telephone calls to the appropriate personnel on campus, assists with general administrative tasks as needed, and will coordinate details of student visits with faculty, athletics, and other campus stakeholders.

     

     

    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.

     

    1. Participate in activities designed to introduce prospects to C-N and assist them in the admissions process.

     

    1. Recognize that all activities related to recruitment and enrollment of new students are both professional and personal responsibilities.

     

    1. Recognize that as an employee in the Office of Admissions you are representing the University constantly (both on and off campus).  Professional work and mature conduct are always expected.

     

    1. A high standard of performance is expected in all aspects of the position and performance will be evaluated (including but not limited to job performance, attitude, teamwork, work ethic, etc.)

     

    Specific Responsibilities Include:

    • Schedule and coordinate appointments for private campus visits
    • Maintain the campus visit calendar and schedule visitor appointments for Admissions Representatives (Office shared calendar and appointment book)
    • Notify staff, faculty, etc. of cancellation of campus visitor appointments.
    • Manage & update lobby tv screens
    • Answer main Admissions phone, screen, and direct calls (take and relay messages as needed)
    • Greet and attend to all visitors entering the Office of Admissions (direct to correct destinations if necessary)
    • Register students for Admissions campus visit events by phone if needed
    • Pick up mail daily from Fite, sort, and deliver to appropriate person
    • Deliver Enrollment Fees, Expense Reports, Purchase Orders, etc. daily to Student Accounts Office
    • Update Birthdates in Slate and Datatel from Variance Report from FA
    • Schedule group tours and relay info to appropriate offices and cafeteria
    • Make sure Maples coupons and meal tickets are available at all times
    • Assist with data entry (prospects, applications, transcripts, etc.) if needed
    • Back up for the general Admissions email account (checks account daily and forwards emails appropriately)
    • Maintain organization of reception area and meeting rooms
    • General administrative and clerical support as needed

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  None  

     

    Education:  Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred

     

    Experience:  Previous experience in customer-service roles is preferred

     

    Required Skills:  Understanding of administrative and clerical procedures, capability for professional computing use, understanding of customer service principles and best practices

     

    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 lift 25lbs (brochures, etc)
    • Must be able to sit and use the computer and/or telephone for extended time periods

     

    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.  

                                                                                                       Apply Now                                                                                       

     

  • Admissions Representative Undergraduate

    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:                                  Admissions Representative                                                     

    Department:                         Undergraduate Admissions                            

    Reports To:                            Director of Undergraduate Admissions                                  

    FLSA Status:                           Full-time, 12-months; exempt, but salaried

    Time Requirements:           40+ hours per week in addition to nights and weekends as needed   

    Summary Description:             Recruit students in a designated geographic territory to meet both an individual territory goal and an overall enrollment goal.

     

    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.
    1. Admissions Representatives build relationships with and serve as the University’s liaison to prospective students and families, high school guidance counselors, college access professionals, and other key stakeholders in an assigned recruitment territory to facilitate undergraduate enrolment growth at Carson-Newman University.
    2. Admissions Representatives review applications for admission based on university policies, communicate with prospective students and families, participate in campus visit experiences and other university recruitment efforts.

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities:  None    

    Education:  Bachelor’s Degree Required

    Experience:   Experience in admissions, sales, marketing, or other customer service fields is preferred but not required.

     

    Required Skills:  

    • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong professional writing skills
    • Collaborative work style
    • Technical competency with computers, text messaging, and mobile devices
    • Team-spiritedness
    • Ability to share the university’s mission candidly, passionately, and genuinely
    • Possession of a teachable and flexible spirit

     

     

    Physical Demands:  Due to the travel requirements, college fair attendance, and event work in this position, Admissions Representatives should be able to lift and move 20+ pounds as needed, drive long distances, and stand for long periods of time.  For in-office studies, Admissions Representatives must be able to sit for long periods of time to use telephones, computers, and other equipment required for communication with incoming students and other internal and external clients.

    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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  • Administrative Assistant to Campus Ministries

     

    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:                  Administrative Assistant                                        

    Department:         Campus Ministries

    Reports To:            Director of Campus Ministries and Associate Director of Campus Ministries

    FLSA Status:          Non-exempt 

                                         

    Summary Description:   This position provides administrative support to the Director of Campus Ministries and Associate Director of Campus Ministries of the Campus Ministries Department and the Division of Student Affairs.

    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.

    Responsibilities include:  Perceives position as member of Christian ministry team to students, faculty, staff, campus guests and the community; maintains confidentiality as a professional staff team member; serves as receptionist; maintains departmental files and records, primarily including the Community Life and Worship Program and the Baptist Collegiate Ministries organization; and serves as a departmental editor for the campus events calendar.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:   Assists the Director of Campus Ministries with hiring of Community Life

    and Worship student workers; maintains student workers’ schedule for CLW events and office assistance; processes CLW workers’ records/timesheets; assists the Campus Ministries staff in supervision of student workers at CLW events; and occasionally serves as a S.P.O.T.S.(Special Projects other than Summer) mission team sponsor.

    Education:  Minimum high school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.

    Experience: At least one year of experience in a similar position is preferred. 

    Required Skills: Spoken and written English should be grammatically correct; must be aware of proper business etiquette; competent computer skills working with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, Outlook, and Datatel; considerate customer service with college students, faculty, staff, alumni, as well as others who frequent the office, including campus guests, clients, donors, volunteers, and the community at large; ability to use standard office equipment; do filing, editing, and bulk mailing; and take minutes at meetings.


    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is required to stand, walk, and occasionally climb office attic stairs.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  The position requires occasional night and weekend responsibilities, in addition to daily office hours.

    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.  

     

                                                                                        Apply Now

     

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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.