Available Staff Positions

12 staff positions.

Performing Arts Assistant

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Performing Arts Assistant to manage projects and coordinate events to support the growth and organization of our Music program.

Temporary, Humanities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Performing Arts Assistant to manage projects and coordinate events to support the growth and organization of our Music program. This temporary staff position is a non-teaching, administrative hourly position with an expected end date of July 1, 2022.

Responsibilities:

  1. Work with UPIKE Public Relations Department to create program/advertising for all concerts, productions, and performing arts events.
  2. Complete purchasing for all performing arts programs. Help maintain budgets, reconciliation, and work with companies to purchase items.
  3. Maintain social media accounts with updates, events, picture, etc. utilizing TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. 
  4. Maintain instrument/piano inventory and repair schedule.
  5. Manage work study students in logistics for concerts and rehearsal set ups for all performing arts groups.
  6. Manage space reservations for events and rehearsals.
  7. Coordinate scheduling of all activities in Booth Auditorium.
  8. Manage uniforms for choir and band including checkout and cleaning schedules.
  9. Handle physical mailings for concert, events, recruits.
  10. Manage data on recruits as well as physical mailings.
  11. Track recruits through our Music Com-Flo.
  12. Attend recruiting events as needed.
  13. Manage faculty recruitment schedules.
  14. Perform other related activities as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through electronic, telephone and person-to-person contact. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Flexible schedule, availability on nights and weekends.
  • Ability to perform simple accounting procedures.
  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  • Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.
  • Skill in the use of operating basic office equipment.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Proficiency with social media platforms such as TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Receptionist skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Comfortable with routinely shifting demands.
  • Superb organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve and work as part of a dynamic team.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Humanities
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Staff

Assistant Director-Admissions

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Assistant Director of Admissions.

Full-Time, Admissions

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Assistant Director of Admissions. This position, under the supervision of the University of Pikeville Director of Medical Admissions and Recruitment, assists with the recruitment and admissions of medical students in accord with The Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) and The Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) mission. This individual also assists with the overall planning, implementation, and management of programs and services meant to develop and enhance long term relationships with the KYCO and KYCOM alumni.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: KYCO & KYCOM

  1. Assists Director of Medical Admissions and Recruitment with review of candidates for interview selection.
  2. Assist with developing recruitment plans and processes to reach enrollment goals and improve the academic profile of entering classes.
  3. Develop a thorough understanding of all WebAdmit application processing functions. WebAdmit is the parent company for AACOMAS (Osteopathic Medicine applicants) and OptomCAS (Optometry applicants).
  4. Promote KYCO & KYCOM programs by recruiting and providing information to prospective students regarding the program and admission requirements.
  5. Assist in implementing a communications and visibility plan that strengthens KYCO and KYCOM’s reputation with professional audiences and its attractiveness to prospective students.
  6. Offer presentations to prospective applicants at feeder schools and at professional meetings.
  7. Oversees the proper and timely acknowledgement of inquiries via phone, e-mail, and mail about the program that are accurate and up-to-date.
  8. Implement a communications and visibility plan that strengthens KYCO and KYCOM’s reputation with professional audiences and its attractiveness to prospective students.
  9. Assist in managing and staffing campus tours for professional schools.
  10. Maintain communications pipeline with potential students.
  11. Assists in establishing strategic interview dates.
  12. Assists with scheduling interview venues and food.
  13. Enhance and maintain admissions communications funnel.
  14. Assists in preparing admissions reports to guide and support the strategic planning.
  15. Coordinates the distribution of Bear boxes. Bear Boxes are gift boxes that contain KYCO/KYCOM specific recruitment products. These products are designed to increase matriculation probability.
  16. Assists in the development of KYCO and KYCOM publications, exhibits and electronic communications.
  17. Responsible for Admissions related social media.
  18. Participate in appropriate local, state, and national professional organizations.
  19. Oversees the Optometry Scholars Program (OSP) and Osteopathic Medical Scholars Program (OMSP) programs. The OSP/OMSP programs are designed to provide a direct pipeline for UPIKE students into KYCO and KYCOM upon graduation.
  20. Provides OSP and OMSP training for Undergraduate Admissions Staff.
  21. Assists Undergraduate Recruiters with High School visits and with Guidance Counselors as time permits.
  22. Assists in managing the PEPP and Opto Camp summer programs. These programs are designed to offer rising high school Juniors and Seniors active exposure to the fields of Optometry and Osteopathic Medicine.
  23. Additional duties as assigned by the UPIKE Director of Medical Admissions and Recruitment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Online and Graduate Programs

  • Additional duties as assigned by the UPIKE Dean of Admissions and Recruitment.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers and work study student in order to divide duties, conduct meetings, coordinate schedules, and assign jobs.  Contact with current students often occurs for counseling purposes on personal and/or school related issues.  Contact with potential students, parents, and local schools is vital in order to discuss recruitment, recruitment issues, and financial aid issues, as well as to provide a general exchange of information. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, texting, telephone, social networking sites such as Facebook, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree is required.
  • Project Management Experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work with technology and oversee application materials.
  • Recruiting and sales experience is also preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with both small/ personal and large/diverse groups of people.
  • Strong organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Polished presentation/public speaking skills.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment and technology (Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Admissions
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Ellucian Colleague System Manager (On-Site or Remote)

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Ellucian Colleague System Manager to be the champion for Ellucian Colleague for the campus.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Ellucian Colleague System Manager to be the champion for Ellucian Colleague for the campus. Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure best practices and maximum utilization of Colleague. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain the integrity and utilization of the enterprise solution.
  2. Update and maintain production and development environments for Colleague.
  3. Apply software updates/patches as required.
  4. Maintain user account access and security protocols.
  5. Research and implement best practice training programs in collaboration with key stakeholders.
  6. Review and install new and related systems software modules.
  7. Implement new functions to support best practices across the enterprise system.
  8. Develop flat files that facilitate the import and export of data as required.
  9. Maintain and support the SQL data base.
  10. Develop, implement, and maintain enterprise resource planning system applications.
  11. Work across departments to understand integrated business and user needs, implements and tests product enhancements, maintains, modifies, and integrates the University’s ERP (Ellucian Colleague).
  12. Troubleshoot and problem solve existing processes and applications, utilize vendor resources, source code, and database queries; identify issues and recommend appropriate paths to resolution.
  13. Write moderate to complex SQL queries, views, and stored procedures; develop and deploy reports.
  14. Learn industry applications, such as Ellucian Colleague, by developing a solid understanding of software, data relationships, and underlying business processes.

Relationships:
Position requires daily contact with co-workers, campus departments, and Ellucian Team in order to exchange information, collaborate on work projects, receive problem reports, and establish Colleague access. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field is required.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience working with administrative computing software, multiapplication, client-server database environments.
  • Experience managing ERP systems required.
  • Experience with the Ellucian product suite is required.
  • Experience with MS-SQL and SQL Server Management Studio is required.
  • Must be able to write macros/programs.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. 

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Landscaper

The University of Pikeville is seeking candidates for the position of Landscaper. The position is a part-time staff position responsible for providing landscaping services to university owned acreage.

Part-Time, Facilities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking candidates for the position of Landscaper. The position is a part-time staff position responsible for providing landscaping services to university owned acreage. This position is responsible for the operation of lawn maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, trimmers, and blowers, and understand how to water, fertilize, and prune decorative shrubs and plants. We pride ourselves in keeping our campus safe and looking beautiful, so our team works in various types of weather conditions and performs maintenance duties to ensure employee safety during inclement weather by removing debris, snow, and ice from communal walkways and spaces.

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain the existing landscaping design and ensure plant survival.
  2. Pull weeds from flowerbeds and sidewalks.
  3. Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges.
  4. Plant new flowers, bushes, plants, and decorative shrubs.
  5. Rake fallen leaves and remove debris.
  6. Keep pedestrian areas removed of snow and ice.
  7. Properly store and handle all equipment, tools, sprinklers, fertilizer, etc.
  8. Oversee maintenance repairs to equipment, landscape structures, and hardscape walkways.
  9. Additional assistance moving furniture or setting up for events may be required.
  10. Other duties assigned.

Relationships:

This position requires continuous communication with co-workers, the supervisor, students, employees, student workers, various campus departments, contractors, and the public in order to direct and assist in the maintenance of the campus of the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained through phone, e-mail, and person-to-person contact.

 Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience in landscaping or ground keeping is preferred.
  • Must know how to operate lawn maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers and chainsaws.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL. It is MANDATORY that this position reports to work during inclement weather (snow, sleet, severe storm etc.), at the regularly scheduled time, regardless of whether the University is closed, opening late, or closing early.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Facilities
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Event Coordinator

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking an Event Coordinator to support and help manage the Conference and Event Services department. This position will further support the department by focusing on achieving an outstanding student/visitor experience.

Full-Time, Conference and Event Services

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking an Event Coordinator to support and help manage the Conference and Event Services department. This position will further support the department by focusing on achieving an outstanding student/visitor experience.

Responsibilities:

  1. Set up and take down events, portable chairs, staging, tables, pipe and drape, flooring, and other equipment for the successful execution of events.
  2. Manage and train work study students and all student workers.
  3. Create and manage social media accounts for the Conference and Event Services department.
  4. Help manage the event load and calendar.
  5. Assist students, clients, and university visitors as needed.
  6. Attend and participate in planning, training, and staff meetings.
  7. Assists with various department and organization projects and special assignments as needed.
  8. Reports to work when scheduled, on time, in proper and clean uniform. Personal appearance and grooming must conform to Conference and Event Services dress code.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisors, alumni, students, prospective students, parents, and the general public in order to collaborate on and manage projects, update and exchange information, and provide general information through social media and Web services. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, social networking media, the Web site, and person-to-person information.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience working in event setup or related field is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of AV equipment or the willingness to learn.
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Professional appearance and positive attitude are essential.
  • Have a working knowledge of hand tools. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly with clients and colleagues.

 * Must be able to work weekends and/or evening work as required.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Conference and Event Services
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Capital Campaign Manager (Residential or Remote)

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative Capital Campaign Manager to oversee campaign activity and organization including pipeline development, prospect tracking, maintenance of timelines, and proactively manage all capital campaign processes.

Full-Time, Advancement

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative Capital Campaign Manager to oversee campaign activity and organization including pipeline development, prospect tracking, maintenance of timelines, and proactively manage all capital campaign processes. In addition, this role will have project management opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  1. Overall campaign management and organization including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy, and task management.
  2. Develop and maintain a master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committee on track.
  3. Administer a centralized process for prospect name capture, capacity and interest coding.
  4. Oversee the development of target lists for the overall campaign and for large investments.
  5. Create and assist with campaign communications, such as acknowledgements, follow-up letters, and thank you letters from university leadership.
  6. Support the Campaign Leadership and key volunteer solicitors in a variety of ways, to include organizing meetings, coordinating volunteer trainings, and providing resources needed for prospect cultivation and stewardship.
  7. Lead and direct special fundraising projects as assigned.
  8. Work collaboratively with advancement team to ensure donor visits, solicitations, and fulfillment of gifts are on schedule.
  9. Provides administrative and organizational support for the advancement office.
  10. Perform other duties as requested. 

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and the community. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required.
  • Previous campaign management experience is required.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, excellent communication skills, and strong organizational skills are necessary.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and meet deadlines.

** This position can be residential or remote; therefore, remote candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Advancement
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Director of Planned Giving

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for the Director of Planned Giving. This position is charged with fostering and securing planned, private financial gifts for the University.

Full-Time, Advancement

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for the Director of Planned Giving. This position is charged with fostering and securing planned, private financial gifts for the University. The primary responsibility is to meet or exceed annual and multi-year goals by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, securing, and stewarding prospects and donors for planned gifts.

This position is actively engaged in establishing long-term partnerships and strengthening existing relationships with alumni and supports of the University that will result in financial commitments for the benefit of the University.  

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working within a comprehensive institutional advancement – plan and execute a development plan, which includes identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of planned gifts, while working independently and/or collaboratively with volunteers.
  • Meet or exceed annual fundraising goals specified for amount raised, contacts, number of successful solicitations, etc.
  • Manage a major gift prospect base of between 125 to 150 qualified major gift prospects.
  • Conduct 150+ face-to-face visits per year.
  • Execute a minimum of 30 contacts per month with at least half comprising personal, direct contact. The Advancement Director must be able to travel 35% of the time, including overnight and occasional weekends.
  • Document contacts and adhere to policies and procedures for accepting, recording and acknowledging gifts.
  • Work closely with Alumni, Advancement and Public Affairs offices to maximize the fundraising potential of the university through participation in events or meetings.
  • Perform stewardship of endowment scholarships for designated college and/or program.

Essential Functions:

  • Results-oriented with professional characteristics that include leadership, commitment to confidentiality, flexibility, team-orientation, attention to detail and sensitivity to the stewardship of long-term relationships.
  • Ability to travel extensively with overnight stays and occasional weekends.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Director of Planned and Major Giving holds primary responsibility for gifts of estates, trusts, and various other financial venues that reflect financial planning and deferred giving opportunities. The director serves as fundraising liaison for the University and prepares written materials, including having primary responsibility for training and support for other staff members working with donors on deferred and planned gifts such as trusts, charitable annuities, life insurance, wills, and bequests.
  • Enhance operational efficiency in planned giving. Ensure that all systems and processes from gift documentation to systems reporting are accurate and tailored to align with the needs of the Advancement Office.
  • Proactively identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards planned giving prospects and serves as the planned giving advisor for all University planned giving donors.
  • Enhance donor gift planning and giving by remaining current in areas of gift possibilities available and the current laws and regulations governing such gifts.
  • Develop effective marketing collateral and education materials for prospective donors and members of the advancement team.
  • Lead strategic efforts for planned giving pipeline movement, gift proposals, policy development, goal setting.
  • Manage planned giving prospects and donors; develop tracking systems and reports.
  • Direct and oversee planned giving prospect research.
  • Manage the solicitation process and pipeline for University donors.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with UPIKE faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and community in order to develop possible grant opportunities.

Relationships are maintained through various modes of communication including, but not limited to, e-mail, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven track record – multiple years of fundraising or sales experience required with demonstrated success at meeting annual and/or campaign goals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; negotiation skills, proven success in goal achievement.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Advancement
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Network Support Specialist

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Network Support Specialist. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the enterprise network, and will serve as a backup to the system administrators.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Network Support Specialist. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the enterprise network, and will serve as a backup to the system administrators.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software or other network problems and replace defective components when necessary.
  2. Manage campus routers, wireless access points, access switches, firewall, and other network equipment.
  3. Generate patch management reports for campus network equipment. Maintain current known stable releases of firmware/software updates on equipment.
  4. Manage VoIP telephone system including conference bridges, moves, adds, changes, long distance, call routing, etc.
  5. VLAN/WLAN Configuration and Management.
  6. Assist with management of the security camera system.
  7. Generate network statistics and reporting.
  8. Monitor network status using enterprise network monitor software.
  9. Build and revamp existing network infrastructure for redundancy and resiliency to meet University DR and business continuity plans.
  10. Work with team members and third-party vendors for cable installation and termination.
  11. Maintains current knowledge of wiring standards including EIA/TIA T568A/B, as well as national, state, and local fire code.
  12. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, faculty, staff, and students in order to plan, organize, and implement daily workflow and projects, as well as to train, inform, and assist with any inquiries. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience. 
  • At least 3 years of experience with network or systems administration.
  • Knowledge and adherence to ITIL best practices for execution of Incident/Request/Change Management.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. MS and MAC systems, servers, printers, routers.
  • Routing Protocol Expertise.
  • Understanding of DNS topology and concepts.
  • Understanding of IP Address Structure.
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently as well as in a team atmosphere.
  • Related certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, CCNA, CCNP, etc. are preferred but not required.
  • Experience working with Aruba and Cisco networking equipment preferred.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Information Tech/Adm Computing
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Public Safety Officer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is actively seeking candidates for a Public Safety Officer.

Full-Time, Security

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is actively seeking candidates for a Public Safety Officer. Under the supervision of the Director of Public Safety, the Public Safety Officer will provides personal, and real property security for faculty, staff, students, and visitors of the university campus. Provides escort services, and other basic public assistance services as needed, and performs routine security and public safety patrol duties. Remains alert to emergency situations and provides first-line response, emergency management, and/or referral if required.

Responsibilities:

  • Patrols assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  • Examines doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; uses University keys to open and close buildings; monitors closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Informs and warns violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  • Provides escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary; provides other public assistance, such as lockout services, jump-starts, and routine information.
  • Watches for and reports irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; contacts emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Remains alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approaches suspicious persons and/or notifies police as appropriate; may confront violators, as required, until police arrive.
  • Performs periodic checks of interior, exterior and/or street lights to ensure proper functioning; reports malfunctions as required.
  • Patrols and monitors assigned parking areas and/or parking garages to provide public security and assistance.
  • Maintains security controls for issued university keys and key cards; safeguards and controls issued university equipment.
  • Prepares routine, standardized reports.
  • May provide specialized security in a sports area or other complex operational area, requiring specific knowledge of the operating environment.
  • Participate with and assist Student Services with student behavior problems which may include counseling, mentoring and other activities to encourage appropriate student behavior.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to complete routine paperwork.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in performing building security and lock procedures.
  • Knowledge of public security codes, policies, and regulations.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and enforce safety codes, regulations, and procedures.
  • Skill in providing protection services to individuals on campus.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of directly related experience which may include directly related certification or practicum training.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Security
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Development Advisor

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a full-time Development Advisor position in the Upward Bound program. This position is a federally funded TRIO Program and all positions are contingent upon sufficient funding.

Full-Time, Upward Bound

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a full-time Development Advisor position in the Upward Bound program. This position is a federally funded TRIO Program and all positions are contingent upon sufficient funding. The Development Advisor is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing programs, activities and services that promote and enhance postsecondary educational and career opportunities for the students participating in the Upward Bound project. This position will ensure the full implementation of the planned activities, services, and programs for an at-risk, high school student population from a wide geographical range of five school districts consisting of 11 separate target schools. 

Responsibilities: 

  1. Facilitating or co-facilitating the career work-study program, including leading career exploration workshops. 
  2. Facilitating or co-facilitating the bridge program, including helping high school seniors to complete financial aid and scholarship applications. 
  3. Recruiting, interviewing, and recommending new students into the program, visiting participants monthly at their schools, planning and supervising college and educational/cultural trips, planning summer activities, and hiring, training, and supervising summer staff. 
  4. Providing personal and career counseling services to high school project participants and planning and facilitating small peer-groups during the summer program. 
  5. Other related duties as assigned.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in human services, education, or related field is required. 
  • Minimum of one year experience in personal, academic, or career counseling/advising is also required. 
  • Ability to identify the barriers and disadvantages faced by area youth and the ability to relate effectively to campus personnel, and local secondary school personnel and students.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the purpose and mission of the Upward Bound program. 
  • Knowledge of the day-to-day operation of the Upward Bound program.
  • Knowledge of college admissions and financial aid procedures.
  • Knowledge of barriers low-income and first-generation students face.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a college access team.
  • Ability to operate computers efficiently. 
  • Ability to counsel/advise disadvantaged youth.
  • Ability to make sound, feasible decisions in a timely, independent manner.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive rapport with target school administration and counselors.
  • Analyze problems in an objective and consistent manner.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in written form.
  • Ability to work long hours during summer residential program, weekend duties, overnight trips with Upward Bound participants.
  • Ability to travel to assigned work sites/schools is required.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Upward Bound
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Standardized Patients and Human Models

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) is seeking individuals interested in applying for the Standardized Patient and Human Model Program on the school’s campus.

Temporary, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) is seeking individuals interested in applying for the Standardized Patient and Human Model Program on the school’s campus.

A standardized patient is a person willing and trained to portray an actual patient with a specific medical history and physical exam findings for the purpose of instructing health professional students. A human model is a person willing to serve as an actual patient for physical examination training by health professional students. You are not required to do both; you may choose. 

Interested candidates for the Standardized Patient and Human Model Program should have flexible schedules, an ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism, and an interest in medicine and medical education. Standardized patients and human models are hired by KYCOM and will be paid an hourly wage for training and providing requested services. Interested individuals must be age 18 or older to apply.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Lori Beth Day or loriday@upike.edu. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to hearing and working with you to educate and prepare our future osteopathic physicians. 

Department:College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Staff

Event Staff Member (Part-Time, On-Call)

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a Part-Time, On-Call Event Staff Member to support the Conference and Event Services department.

Part-Time, Conference and Event Services

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a Part-Time, On-Call Event Staff Member to support the Conference and Event Services department.  This position will primarily focus on event setup and tear down, cleaning and maintenance services as needed to support an outstanding student/visitor experience as well as adequately maintain the ongoing cleanliness and appearance of the University.

Responsibilities:

  1. Set up and take down events, portable chairs, staging, tables, pipe and drape, flooring, and other equipment for the successful execution of events.
  2. Operates equipment, such as pallet jacks, and scrubbing machines.
  3. Provides debris removal and other general labor activities.
  4. Maintain and repair event equipment.
  5. Transport equipment to and from offsite storage, as is necessary.
  6. Perform general maintenance and janitorial duties as needed.
  7. Assist students, clients, and university visitors as needed.
  8. Attend and participate in planning, training, and staff meetings.
  9. Assists with various department and organization projects and special assignments as needed.
  10. Reports to work when scheduled, on time, in proper and clean uniform. Personal appearance and grooming must conform to Conference and Event Services dress code.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisors, alumni, students, prospective students, parents, and the general public in order to collaborate on and manage projects, update and exchange information, and provide general information through social media and Web services. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, social networking media, the Web site, and person-to-person information.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience working in event setup or related field is preferred.
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Professional appearance and positive attitude are essential.
  • Have a working knowledge of hand tools.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Requires ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays, in addition to normal business hours.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to understand and communicate clearly with clients and colleagues.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Conference and Event Services
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Available Faculty Positions

9 faculty positions.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Humanities

The University of Pikeville seeks an Assistant or Associate professor in Digital Humanities to collaborate with existing Humanities programs to forge a new interdisciplinary program in digital arts, rhetoric, media studies, and medical humanities.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks an Assistant or Associate professor in Digital Humanities to collaborate with existing Humanities programs to forge a new interdisciplinary program in digital arts, rhetoric, media studies, and medical humanities. Applicants must either be ABD or hold a PhD or MFA in a Humanities or related Digital Humanities discipline at the time of appointment. We seek a candidate who specializes in one or more of the following areas: digital art; digital media/culture; visual art/literacy.

This appointment will be based in one or more academic units in Film and Media Arts or Digital Art and share the University’s mission to promote cultural and economic growth and wellness in Eastern Kentucky, emphasizing the role of civic engagement and social justice. Applicants whose teaching and scholarship bridge cinematic and artistic forms are particularly welcome. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching courses for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact, phone, e-mail, and fax.

Education/Sill Requirements:

  • A PhD (or terminal degree such as MFA) and undergraduate teaching experience are desired; applicants with a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in information technology or related field and significant work experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications in your resume and application materials. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Pediatrics)

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is searching for dedicated faculty to join the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Located in the heart of Appalachia, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and health professions education.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is searching for dedicated faculty to join the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Located in the heart of Appalachia, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and health professions education. Partnering with the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) allows KYCO to provide our students a solid foundation in medical science.

KYCO’s mission is to develop leaders in therapeutic optometry through innovative education and a commitment to caring for the underserved. Faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. These unique career opportunities afford an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state-of-the-art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

KYCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) and the University of Pikeville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Pediatric Eye Care

Binocular Vision Management

Primary Care Optometry & Community-based Optometry

RESPONSIBILITIES: A successful candidate must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. This position will require participation in the KYCO clinics providing care with both student interns and optometric residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: This vacancy will require a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.). Residency training in the appropriate areas of specialty or a minimum of five years of relevant clinical experience is preferred.  Optometrist applicants must be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky with expanded therapeutics certification and are expected to participate in patient care services. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume or vitae and the contact information for three to five professional references. Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified your letter of interest and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu.

Department:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry.  KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #5 in medical schools with the most graduates in practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education.

This full-time position is under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, with direct responsibility for teaching, scholarly activity/research and service in the discipline of biochemistry. While the primary faculty appointment is in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, there may also be a secondary faculty appointment in the Kentucky College of Optometry. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching one or more of the Biomedical Science courses, including Biochemistry. Includes preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  2. Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Engages in research and other scholarly activities.
  4. Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
  5. Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and the University of Pikeville committees.
  6. Attends university events such as Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation.
  7. Participates in Faculty Development.
  8. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  9. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  10. Establishes mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  11. Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.

Education Requirements:

  • PhD in Biochemistry or closely related field.

Relationships:

Position requires daily professional contact with faculty, staff, supervisor, campus departments, and students. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor of Physiology

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Physiology.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Physiology.  KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #5 in medical schools with the most graduates in practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education.

This full-time position is under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, with direct responsibility for teaching, scholarly activity/research and service in the discipline of Physiology. While the primary faculty appointment is in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, there may also be a secondary faculty appointment in the Kentucky College of Optometry. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching one or more of the Biomedical Science courses, including Physiology. Includes preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  2. Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Engages in research and other scholarly activities.
  4. Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
  5. Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and the University of Pikeville committees.
  6. Attends university events such as Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation.
  7. Participates in Faculty Development.
  8. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  9. Establishes mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.

Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • PhD in Physiology or closely related field.

Relationships:

Position requires daily professional contact with faculty, staff, supervisor, campus departments, and students. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy.  KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #5 in medical schools with the most graduates in practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education.

This full-time position is under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, with direct responsibility for teaching, scholarly activity/research and service in the discipline of Anatomy. While the primary faculty appointment is in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, there may also be a secondary faculty appointment in the Kentucky College of Optometry. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching one or more of the Anatomical Science courses (Gross Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Neuroscience) and includes preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  2. Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Engages in research and other scholarly activities.
  4. Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
  5. Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and the University of Pikeville committees.
  6. Attends university events such as Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation.
  7. Participates in Faculty Development.
  8. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  9. Establishes mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.

Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • PhD in Anatomy or closely related field.

Relationships:

Position requires daily professional contact with faculty, staff, supervisor, campus departments, and students. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Osteopathic Principles & Practice

The University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice. This full-time position is under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice and the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. This position is a shared position and has a faculty appointment in both the Departments of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice with direct responsibility for teaching, osteopathic clinical research, and service in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM).  

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  1. Responsible for teaching in those courses and associated labs within the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, as assigned by the respective chairs. 
  2. Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Assists in the preparation of course syllabi, objectives, lecture schedules, and testing procedures.
  4. Assists in the preparation of materials and documentation required for continued accreditation of the school by the American Osteopathic Association -COCA and other accrediting agencies.
  5. Actively serves on appointed KYCOM Faculty and UPIKE Committees.
  6. Provides clinical services as directed by the Department Chairs and Dean, which would be associated with family medicine and/or osteopathic manipulative medicine.
  7. Provides counseling, advising and guidance to students.
  8. Responsible for other duties as directed by the Dean.

Education/Experience:

  • Must have earned a D.O. degree from an American Osteopathic Association COCA-accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine.
  • Must be eligible for and maintain an unrestricted Kentucky medical/osteopathic license and obtain that license within 180 days of initial employment.
  • Must be board certified by AOBFP and/or AOBNMM (or equivalent).
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate.

Relationships: 

This position requires daily professional contact with faculty, staff, supervisor, campus departments, and students. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, and dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Ocular Disease)

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is searching for dedicated faculty to join the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Located in the heart of Appalachia, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and health professions education.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is searching for dedicated faculty to join the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Located in the heart of Appalachia, the University of Pikeville is committed to offering a broad liberal arts and health professions education. Partnering with the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) allows KYCO to provide our students a solid foundation in medical science.

KYCO’s mission is to develop leaders in therapeutic optometry through innovative education and a commitment to caring for the underserved. Faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. These unique career opportunities afford an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state-of-the-art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

KYCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) and the University of Pikeville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.

A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Ocular Disease with emphasis in posterior segment

Pre-Operative and Post-Operative surgical management

Expanded therapeutic ocular procedures

Primary Care Optometry

RESPONSIBILITIES: A successful candidate must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical student interns and optometric residents.

QUALIFICATIONS: This vacancy will require a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.). Residency training in the appropriate areas of specialty or a minimum of five years of relevant clinical experience is therapeutics certification and are expected to participate in patient care services. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume or vitae and the contact information for three to five professional references. Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified your letter of interest and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu.

Department:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work. The position is a 12-month appointment in an innovative, online MSW program.

Full-Time, Social Work

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Social Work. The position is a 12-month appointment in an innovative, online MSW program. The position reports to the Director of the MSW program and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  1. Faculty responsibilities include teaching a full load of 12 credit hours per semester, participating in student recruitment and advising, scholarship, and participating in university and program governance.
  2. Ability to teach across the curricula of the undergraduate and graduate programs.
  3. Work collaboratively with program administrators to develop and implement evaluation and assessment related to student and program outcomes.
  4. Representing the School of Social Work and the MSW program on various committees and in MSW admission decisions.
  5. Maintain compliance with program competencies, policies, and procedures, as well as the CSWE accreditation standards for field education.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact via video conferencing technology, phone, and e-mail. 

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctorate is required in social work (PhD or DSW) or a related field.
  • An MSW from a CSWE accredited social work program is required.
  • a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience is required, preferably in the area of addictions.
  • Preferred candidates will hold a certification/license in social work and/or certification/license in alcohol and drug counseling.
  • A minimum of two years of experience teaching in a CSWE accredited program, with at least one year of experience teaching in a graduate program preferred.
  • Knowledge of CSWE Accreditation Standards and process is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a record of highly successful teaching (preferably including online and hybrid classroom teaching experience), as well as scholarship, and university service.
  • Must be able to work independently but also be an active member of a team.
  • Documented ability to develop courses (preferably online).
  • Demonstrated competence with online pedagogies.
  • Demonstrated congruence with the mission of the University of Pikeville and the School of Social Work.
  • Ability to embrace diversity to best serve a growing higher education community while promoting excellence and innovation.
  • A history demonstrating strong character and outstanding integrity.

** This position can be residential or remote; therefore, remote candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long-term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Social Work
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Administration (Accounting and Finance)

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Business Administration starting August 2021.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Business Administration starting August 2021. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with program activities, and continuing professional growth and development. A doctorate in business or related field from a regionally accredited institution is required and teaching experience is desired.

Current Program Need:

Faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Accounting and Finance:

Candidates with eighteen graduate hours in the discipline are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Coleman College of Business (CCOB) awards associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business administration. The baccalaureate degree offers accounting, management, healthcare management and sport management as the areas of emphasis. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

The Master of Business Administration has three specializations: professional, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching the assigned business course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  3. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  4. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  5. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  6. Participating in and recommending curriculum development and evaluation.
  7. Providing tutoring for students on an as-need basis.
  8. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean. 

Requirements:

  • Must have a Doctorate degree.
  • Must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the academic discipline to which you are applying.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using CANVAS and/or other web-based learning platform preferred.
  • Experience with Open Educational Resources (OERs). 

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. The applicant should specifically address their qualifications and competencies in the resume and application materials. Please submit unofficial transcripts with application.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, background investigations will be conducted for all finalists being considered for employment.  Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu.  Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, applicants are requested to attach to their application, a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

* In lieu of a tenure system, the University of Pikeville uses a “regular faculty appointment” system consisting of up to four years of one-year renewable probationary appointments followed by a series of regular three-year rolling appointments.

Department:College of Business
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

6 adjunct faculty positions.

Adjunct Professor - College of Arts and Sciences (Humanities Division)

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Humanities Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Humanities Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

We are currently seeking faculty in the following fields as well as faculty who can teach interdisciplinary courses in:

  • Art
  • English
  • Film and Media Art
  • Music
  • Religion
  • Spanish
  • Theater

Responsibilities:  

  1. Teaching the assigned course/s, uploading course materials to UPIKE’s learning management system, entering student grades, and adhering to all related deadlines and policies.
  2. Tutoring and mentoring students as needed.
  3. Regular and responsive communication with the Division Chair.

 Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of a master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the course you wish to teach.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  4. Experience using the Canvas learning platform is preferred.

Faculty Expectations: Note that the University of Pikeville recognizes that effective educators are themselves life-long learners. Adjunct faculty members are encouraged to attend our professional development workshops whenever possible to improve use of educational technology, determine ways to better engage students, and reflect on methods to create the most effective environment for student growth. 

Positions are available in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Review of applications occur as needed within each division of the College.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professor - College of Arts and Sciences (Math and Sciences Division)

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Math and Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Math and Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

We are currently seeking faculty in the following fields as well as faculty who can teach interdisciplinary courses in:

  • Math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Information Technology Management
  • Physics

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching the assigned course/s, uploading course materials to UPIKE’s learning management system, entering student grades, and adhering to all related deadlines and polices.
  2. Tutoring and mentoring students as needed.
  3. Regular and responsive communication with the Division Chair.

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of a master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the course you wish to teach.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  4. Experience using the Canvas learning platform is preferred.

Faculty Expectations: Note that the University of Pikeville recognizes that effective educators are themselves life-long learners. Adjunct faculty members are encouraged to attend our professional development workshops whenever possible to improve use of educational technology, determine ways to better engage students, and reflect on methods to create the most effective environment for student growth. 

Positions are available in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Review of applications occur as needed within each division of the College.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professor - College of Arts and Sciences (Social Science)

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Social Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville maintains a pool of adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning. This application is for a position in the Social Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences.

We are currently seeking faculty in the following fields as well as faculty who can teach interdisciplinary courses in:

  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Responsibilities:  

  1. Teaching the assigned course/s, uploading course materials to UPIKE’s learning management system, entering student grades, and adhering to all related deadlines and policies.
  2. Tutoring and mentoring students as needed.
  3. Regular and responsive communication with the Division Chair.

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of a master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the course you wish to teach.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  4. Experience using the Canvas learning platform is preferred.

Faculty Expectations: Note that the University of Pikeville recognizes that effective educators are themselves life-long learners. Adjunct faculty members are encouraged to attend our professional development workshops whenever possible to improve use of educational technology, determine ways to better engage students, and reflect on methods to create the most effective environment for student growth. 

Positions are available in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Review of applications occur as needed within each division of the College.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Instructor (Social Work) - College of Nursing and Human Services

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct instructors for the School of Social Work who are passionate about teaching and learning.

Part-Time, Social Work

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct instructors for the School of Social Work who are passionate about teaching and learning. Each semester, we may need part-time instructors in the undergraduate and or graduate social work programs to teach generalist social work courses and concentration courses focused on mental health and addictions. The adjunct instructor will serve under the supervision of specific full-time social work faculty and the Chair of the School of Social Work, while accepting the following responsibilities:  

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching the assigned social work course(s), this includes preparing lecture notes, presentation prep, designing assignments, assessment of student competence, and syllabus prep.  May also include coordination of co-curricular activities. 
  2. Participating in and recommending curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Providing educational support for students on an as-needed basis.
  4. Participating in orientation sessions and School of Social Work planning activities, if appropriate.
  5. Providing educational support for students on an as-needed basis.
  6. Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the School of Social Work and the Dean of the College of Nursing and Human Services.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily operations. These relationships are maintained through person-to-person contact, phone, e-mail, and fax. 

Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of master’s degree in social work from a CSWE accreditation program; a doctorate is preferred for teaching in the MSW program.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of post-MSW social work practice experience. 
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and ethical decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching and field instruction supervision experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using CANVAS and/or other web-based learning platform is required.

Classes are offered days, evenings, and online. Positions are available in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters on an as needed basis. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Social Work
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Instructor - Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct instructors who are passionate about teaching and student learning for the Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing.

Part-Time, School of Nursing

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct instructors who are passionate about teaching and student learning for the Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing.

Each semester, we may need part-time instructors in the clinical or skills lab for:

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Maternity Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Agency Preceptor Coordination
  • Remedial assistance such as tutoring of nursing students

The adjunct instructor will serve under the supervision of specific full-time nursing faculty and the Dean of the Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Provide instruction for the assigned course, including clinical supervision, patient assignments, clinical paperwork, pre-post conference, assisting with return skill demonstration, and fostering clinical decision-making.
  2. Provide clinical evaluation as required and meet one-on-one with students to strengthen clinical decision-making.
  3. Maintain close communication with the course leader or supervising faculty.
  4. Maintain health records, an unencumbered KY RN license, and other documentation as required by the Elliott School of Nursing or health agencies.
  5. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree and clinical experience within the last two years.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and clinical decision-making skills.
  3. Prior clinical instruction or teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  4. Prior experience with electronic health documentation and simulation is strongly preferred.

Courses are offered during the day. Clinical instruction is offered during the day and occasionally in the evening. Travel is required and is the responsibility of the instructor. Positions are available in the Fall and Spring semesters on an as-needed basis. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu  In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:School of Nursing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professor - Coleman College of Business

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning for the Coleman College of Business.

Temporary, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking adjunct faculty who are passionate about teaching and student learning for the Coleman College of Business.

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Business Law
  • Sports Management
  • Healthcare
  • Entrepreneurship

The adjunct professor is expected to teach in the Coleman College of Business program while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Teaching the assigned business course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in and recommending curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Providing tutoring for students on an as-need basis.
  4. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of Master’s degree.
  2. Must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the academic discipline to which you are applying.
  3. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  4. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  5. Experience using CANVAS and/or other web-based learning platform preferred.

Classes are offered days, evenings, and online. Positions are available in the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters on an as needed basis. Review of applications will begin immediately.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Business
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Available Student Worker Positions

These positions are only available for current UPIKE students.
3 student worker positions.

Graduate Assistant - Baseball

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Baseball.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Baseball. Duties include administration in all phases of the programs, including recruiting, player-evaluation, practice planning and implementation, off-season conditioning, fund-raising, and scheduling, other coaching duties or administrative duties as assigned.  The Graduate Assistant must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive NAIA Division I baseball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Administrative duties in all phases of the program.
  2. Assist with all phases of competitive NAIA compliant recruiting.  
  3. Evaluate prospective student-athletes through game, showcase, and video observation.
  4. Execute and evaluate practice and game planning, including video coordination.
  5. Directly responsible for position skill development in assigned area(s).
  6. Practice planning and implementation.
  7. Track, compile and disseminate scrimmage and match statistics.
  8. Off-season conditioning.
  9. Assist with the direction of camps, fundraising, and other program development activities.
  10. Scheduling: Assist with arranging aspects of team travel including but not limited to: team meals for home and away contests and team lodging arrangements.
  11. Assist the Head Coach with office and administrative duties.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and enrolled full-time in a master’s degree program at UPIKE and eligible for participation in the Graduate Assistant program (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better preferred).
  • Must be/remain in good standing with the University academically and judicially.
  • Previous collegiate playing experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:

  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations established by the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference.
  • Demonstrate an ability to improve coaching skills through personal research and innovative thinking.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff.
  • Self-motivated, flexible and able to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Position requires a commitment to student confidentiality and may require occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to integrity, excellence, learning, and community.

**Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, housing & a meal plan. However, if the GA does not reside on campus, then he/she will receive a monthly stipend in lieu of room & board. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Athletics
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Student Worker

Graduate Assistant - Women's Basketball

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant for Women’s Basketball. UPIKE is an NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant for Women’s Basketball. UPIKE is an NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference. The central focus for the Graduate Assistant is to provide assistance and support to the Women’s Basketball program at the University of Pikeville.

 Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in individual and small group skill development workouts.
  2. Assist in strength training, agility, and conditioning workouts.
  3. Assist in the recruitment process of student athletes.
  4. Participate in coaches’ meetings for practice prep and game planning.
  5. Assist in practices and games for the women’s basketball team.
  6. Assist with personnel scouting in order to game plan, watching and analyzing game film. 
  7. Assist with camps including marketing, organization, and operations.
  8. Other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • Effective presenter
  • Multitasking
  • Organized
  • Decision making
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Project management

Competencies:

  • Team player
  • Adaptability
  • Strong communication
  • Initiative
  • Leadership

Relationships:

  • Reports to Head Coach and Associate Head Coach
    • All completed work is referred to supervisor for review
  • Interact with student athletes, team managers, athletic department staff, and university faculty/staff. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Athletic background preferred.
  • At least 1-2 years of assistant coaching experience.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research online.
  • Must be familiar Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must have a clean driving record.

**Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, housing & a meal plan. However, if the GA does not reside on campus, then he/she will receive a monthly stipend in lieu of room & board. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Athletics
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Student Worker

Graduate Assistant - Volleyball

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Volleyball.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Volleyball. Duties include administration in all phases of the programs, including recruiting, player-evaluation, practice planning and implementation, off-season conditioning, fund-raising, and scheduling, other coaching duties or administrative duties as assigned. The position is under the direct supervision of the Head Volleyball Coach. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Administrative duties in all phases of the program.
  2. Assist with all phases of competitive NAIA compliant recruiting.
  3. Evaluate prospective student-athletes through game, showcase, and video observation.
  4. Execute and evaluate practice and game planning, including video coordination. Directly responsible for position skill development in assigned areas.
  5. Practice planning and implementation.
  6. Track, compile and disseminate scrimmage and match statistics.
  7. Off season conditioning.
  8. Assist the direction of camps, fundraising, and other program development activities.
  9. Assist with arranging aspects of team travel, including but not limited to team meals for home and away contests and team lodging arrangements.
  10. Assist Head Volleyball Coach with office and administrative duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and enrolled full-time in a master’s degree program at UPIKE and eligible for participation in the Graduate Assistant program (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better preferred).
  • Must be/remain in good standing with the University academically and judicially. 
  • Previous collegiate playing experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:

  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations established by the NAIA and the Mid-South Conference.
  • Demonstrate an ability to improve coaching skills through personal research and innovative thinking.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Position requires a commitment to student confidentiality and may require occasional evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Commitment to integrity, excellence, learning, and community.

** Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, housing & a meal plan. However, if the GA does not reside on campus, then he/she will receive a monthly stipend in lieu of room & board. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall, spring, and summer semesters.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Athletics
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Student Worker