Available Staff Positions

17 staff positions.

Public Safety Officer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) seeks a dynamic, dedicated, and creative professional interested in providing a campus community where individuals can thrive, feel safe and secure, and have the opportunity to feel supported.

Full-Time, Security

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) seeks a dynamic, dedicated, and creative professional interested in providing a campus community where individuals can thrive, feel safe and secure, and have the opportunity to feel supported. In collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs, the Department of Public Safety provides a vital support function to the campus community. This position requires extensive interaction with all members of the campus community. The Division of Student Affairs and Department of Public Safety has developed a holistic approach to providing a safe campus.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide proactive patrols campus wide on foot, in an assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure protection of life and property, prevention and suppression of crime, enforcement of campus regulations to include the student code of conduct, patrol parking lots, responds to calls for service,.
  2. Examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; use University keys to open and close buildings; monitor closed buildings for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  3. Inform and warn violators of rule infractions such as loitering, smoking, or carrying forbidden articles.
  4. Provide escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary; provide other public assistance such as lockout services, jump-starts, and routine information.
  5. Monitor and report irregularities including security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations.
  6. Contact and communicate emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or EMS personnel, as required.
  7. Remain alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or violations; approach suspicious persons and/or notify police as appropriate; may confront violators, as required, until police arrive.
  8. Perform periodic checks of interior, exterior and/or streetlights to ensure proper functioning; report malfunctions as required.
  9. Patrol and monitor parking areas and/or parking garages to provide public security and assistance.
  10. Maintain security controls for issued university keys and key cards; safeguard and control issued university equipment.
  11. Prepare routine, standardized reports.
  12. Provide specialized security in a sports area or other complex operational area.
  13. Assist Student Affairs staff with counseling, mentoring and other activities to encourage appropriate student behavior.
  14. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Relationships: 

This position requires continuous contact with employees of the Public Safety department, University of Pikeville employees, students, parents, alumni, and the general public in order to direct and receive factual information for the benefit and protection of the people and property of the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained via email, telephone, email, letters, and in-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, some (at least 1-2 years) of college preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background check. 
  • Requires 1 year of law enforcement or security experience.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.

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

Human Resources Coordinator

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for a Human Resources Coordinator who is responsible for general administrative support of day-to-day HR operations.

Full-Time, Human Resources

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for a Human Resources Coordinator who is responsible for general administrative support of day-to-day HR operations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as primary back-up for benefit administration.
  2. Assists with employee benefits programs, such as group health, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, dental, vision, accident and disability, life insurance, 403(b) retirement, and employee leave of absences (FMLA).
  3. Assists with employee benefits filing systems, reporting requirements, and ensuring changes are entered appropriately in payroll system for payroll deduction.
  4. Conducts benefits orientations and explains benefits self-enrollment system.
  5. Coordinates HR events (i.e., Employee Recognition events) and assists with other HR projects.
  6. Assists with recruitment, new employee orientation, and background checks as needed.
  7. Completes monthly reconciliation of department credit cards.
  8. Performs HRIS data entry and personnel file maintenance.
  9. Assists employees and supervisors with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures.
  10. Maintains confidential personnel files and personnel actions.
  11. Conducts/responds to reference checks and verifications of employment.
  12. Completes new hire forms, including I-9, verifies I-9 documentation, and maintains I-9 files.
  13. Conducts driver’s license checks and manages the Driver Training program.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, employees of the institution, as well as vendors in order to answer questions, obtain quotes, and ensure paperwork is completed. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, fax, telephone, and person-to-person contact. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience may be substituted for the education.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), is preferred.
  • Previous experience in HR is preferred. 
  • Excellent judgement and discretion with regard to sensitive and/or confidential information.

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:Human Resources
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Graduate Programs Recruiter

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Recruiter for our Graduate and Online Programs.

Full-Time, Admissions

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Recruiter for our Graduate and Online Programs. This position is highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution and will recruit for Masters of Business Administration, Masters of Social Work, Teacher Leader Program and RN - BSN program. This position reports to the UPIKE Dean of Admissions. The ideal candidate will possess positive energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for recruiting highly qualified prospective students. This position helps meet enrollment goals regarding applications, acceptances, and enrolled students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Communicate consistently and effectively with prospective students and their families in person and via phone, email, text messaging, printed media, and the internet.
  2. Develop and assist with developing recruitment plans and processes to reach enrollment goals and improve for each assigned program.
  3. Develop long lasting and strong professional relationships with pre-health advisors and business leaders throughout the nation utilizing email, phone and in person communication.
  4. Work with potential students and community partners to grow graduate and online programs.
  5. Work aggressively to increase public awareness of the University of Pikeville.
  6. Provide proper and timely acknowledgement of inquiries via phone, email, and mail while providing accurate and up to date information.
  7. Learn, develop, and implement recruitment strategies and best practices designed to enroll highly qualified new students.
  8. Primary responsibility is recruiting for the following programs: Masters of Social Work, Masters of Business Administration, Teacher Leader and RN- BSN.
  9. Responsible for data entry with UPIKE’s Dual Credit program for Spring and Fall terms.
  10. Represent the University and give presentations at a variety of educational fairs and institutions nationally; this will include in-person and remote presentation.
  11. Assist with creating and updating promotional materials and social media.
  12. Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for applications, admitted, and enrolled students.
  13. Prepare admissions and recruiting reports.
  14. Help oversee application progressions through University Student Information System while observing and complying with all FERPA laws.
  15. Ensure smooth and efficient offering of events and programs, including managing registration and check-in for programs, maintaining rosters of attendees, arranging catering, etc.
  16. Uphold the University of Pikeville Mission Statement.
  17. Work collaboratively with colleagues in Financial Aid, Student Success, Registrar, and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student.
  18. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, administrators, and the rest of the University community.
  19. Perform all job duties within given realistic budget and time constraints.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, external vendors, 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, email, Zoom, and fax.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in related field. Master’s degree in relevant field preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in competitive sales, public relations, recruitment, admissions or closely related field.
  • Must have strong organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills with sensitivity to cultural, socioeconomic, and regional differences.
  • Must have polished presentation/public speaking skills, professional appearance, and experience presenting to both small/personal and large/diverse groups of people.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment and technology as well as proficient with Microsoft office programs.
  • Must have ability and desire to quickly learn new customer relationship management software. 
  • Valid driver's license and ability to be certified to drive a University or rental vehicle for recruitment travel.

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

Office Manager - CCOB

The University of Pikeville is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Office Manager for the Coleman College of Business (CCOB).

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a qualified professional to serve as Office Manager for the Coleman College of Business (CCOB). This individual will perform administrative duties in an office, manage the office and ensure that it operates efficiently. This person will be the point of contact for faculty and students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Must be highly organized and self-motivated.
  2. Perform receptionist duties: greet visitors, and answer and direct phone calls.
  3. Receive and sort incoming mail and deliveries, and manage outgoing mail.
  4. Manage office budget.
  5. Provide other administrative support as necessary, including scheduling group and individual meetings, maintaining calendars, doing research, and creating reports.
  6. Process invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, and reconciliation of credit card statements and receipts.
  7. Oversee work study students.
  8. Coordinate the Internship program and Co-Op Program of the Coleman College of Business.
  9. Coordinate the information as it pertains to pursuing ACBSP accreditation, this position is not responsible for pursuing ACBSP accreditation, but the organization of documentation.
  10. Plan events such as Hall of Fame Dinner, Mock Interview Nights, Employer visits to campus etc.
  11. Point of contact for procedural questions concerning the Master's Degree Program.
  12. Plan Coleman College of Business Faculty Meetings, take meeting notes, assist with Agenda Development.
  13. In Charge of Social Media Development.
  14. Assist with contracts for Adjunct positions.
  15. Assist Coleman College of Business faculty as needed.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

This position requires daily contact with administration, faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. These relationships are maintained through email, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Be a person of outstanding integrity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate decisive management skills.
  • Possess project management skills.
  • Possess excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Works well as part of a team.

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:College of Business
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

HVAC Technician

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of HVAC Technician. The position will ensure efficient operation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems of all campus facilities within the University of Pikeville.

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of HVAC Technician. The position will ensure efficient operation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems of all campus facilities within the University of Pikeville. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Install, repair and maintain HVAC equipment and perform preventive maintenance on refrigeration and air conditioning equipment as well as work with pneumatic and electronic controls. 
  2. Fabricate and install various sizes, shapes and lengths of ductwork to support maintenance, and construction projects.
  3. Must balance air flow systems. Adapt and size new ducts to accept hydronic heating and cooling coils with pneumatic controls and electronic controls.
  4. Diagnose problems, consider alternative solutions, and select and implement the most effective solution without close supervision.
  5. Assist with general maintenance repairs and perform preventative maintenance tasks as directed.
  6. Assist in the maintenance of campus grounds, including painting, pressure washing, etc.
  7. Provide support for events held on campus by clubs, organizations, committees, etc.
  8. Maintains records and reports of work status and completion according to established deadlines and expectations.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires continuous contact with co-workers, supervisor, staff, and students in order to communicate the needs of the campus and direct maintenance. Relationships are typically maintained through daily person-to-person contact and work orders.

 Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and four years of appropriate experience in HVAC related work is required.
  • Possession of a journeyman or master HVAC license is required.
  • General working knowledge of HVAC distribution and mechanical codes is required.
  • General mechanical skills and some electrical experience is required.
  • Requires the ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

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:Facilities
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Plumber

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Plumber. The position will assist in the maintenance and journeymen level repairs to all campus plumbing systems within the University of Pikeville facilities.

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Plumber. The position will assist in the maintenance and journeymen level repairs to all campus plumbing systems within the University of Pikeville facilities.

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain, repair, replace, and install plumbing components including pipe, fittings, valves, appliances, fixtures, and associated hardware.
  2. Completes skilled plumbing constructions, remodels, demolitions, and repairs according to established trade standards and applicable building, plumbing, and safety codes.
  3. Diagnose problems, consider alternative solutions, and select and implement the most effective solution without close supervision.
  4. Assist with general maintenance repairs and perform preventative maintenance tasks as directed.
  5. Assist in the maintenance of campus grounds, including painting, pressure washing, etc.
  6. Provide support for events held on campus by clubs, organizations, committees, etc.
  7. Maintains records and reports of work status and completion according to established deadlines and expectations.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires continuous contact with co-workers, supervisor, staff, and students in order to communicate the needs of the campus and direct maintenance. Relationships are typically maintained through daily person-to-person contact and work orders.

 Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) and four years of appropriate experience in plumbing related work is required.
  • Possession of a journeyman or master plumber's license is required.
  • General working knowledge of plumbing distribution and mechanical codes is required.
  • General mechanical skills and some electrical experience is required.
  • Requires the ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

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:Facilities
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Peer Mentor - Upward Bound

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Peer Mentors for its Upward Bound Program for the summer. The position of Peer Mentor is a temporary position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

Temporary, Upward Bound

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Peer Mentors for its Upward Bound Program for the summer. The position of Peer Mentor is a temporary position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

Each Peer Mentor will be expected to assist with, contribute to, and participate in all planned participant activities both on- and off-campus. Selected candidates must commit to the projects’ policies, including absolutely no dating of participants, on-duty 24 hours, confidentiality, proper referral procedures, and possess the ability to exemplify and demonstrate professional etiquette and demeanor.

Successful candidates will be post secondary students in good academic and social standing. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to identify with the social, cultural, economic, and academic barriers experienced by project participants. Successful candidates will demonstrate behavior suitable for a role model, academic strength useful to the participants and the desire and abilities for a mentoring relationship.

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:Upward Bound
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Staff

Administrative Assistant - College of Dental Medicine

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as Administrative Assistant for the College of Dental Medicine. This individual will perform administrative and office support services for the College of Dental Medicine.

Full-Time, College of Dental Health

Description:

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as Administrative Assistant for the College of Dental Medicine. This individual will perform administrative and office support services for the College of Dental Medicine. The ideal candidate will be student-centered, energetic, and innovative.

  1. Create, manage and maintain Google docs for accreditation purposes for CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation) and assist with the accreditation process including formatting and organization of documents. Maintain all necessary records for accreditation. This will include data for the college’s strategic plan and continuous improvement plan.
  2. Respond to emails, open, process/distribute mail, maintain calendars/scheduling, create travel arrangements (flights, hotels, rental vehicles), set up conference meetings, schedule zoom meetings.
  3. Process invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, and reconciliation of credit card statements and receipts.
  4. Pleasantly greet visitors to the University of Pikeville College of Dental Medicine office suite and extend gracious hospitality to all guests.
  5. Support University of Pikeville College of Dental Medicine with budget including monthly allocations and keeping the dean informed of budget.
  6. Compose and/or prepare correspondence, office memos, and forms, and take and transcribe minutes or meeting notes, as required.
  7. Processing affiliation agreements and maintaining databases.
  8. Processing adjunct clinical faculty appointments and maintaining databases.
  9. Assist the department staff and faculty to remain organized (files, calendars, reminders, etc.) .
  10. Assist with contacting vendors and purchasing clinical and instructional materials.
  11. Assist with the preparation and setup of any events.
  12. Answer telephones and direct messages appropriately.
  13. Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment that will require strong communication, problem-solving and organizational skills. Discretion and maturity are essential to maintaining confidentiality.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Be a person of outstanding integrity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite.
  • Demonstrate support of the University of Dental mission.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate decisive management skills.
  • Possess project management skills.
  • Possess excellent time management skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Works well as part of a team.

Relationships:

This position requires daily contact with administration, faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. These relationships are maintained through email, telephone, written, 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. 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:College of Dental Health
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Summer Instructor - Upward Bound

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Summer Instructors for its Upward Bound Program for the summer. The position of Summer Instructor is a temporary position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

Temporary, Upward Bound

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking Summer Instructors for its Upward Bound Program for the summer. The position of Summer Instructor is a temporary position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

Each Summer Instructor will be expected to design, instruct, and document participant development and attendance in class. Selected candidates must commit to the projects, policies, including absolutely no dating of participants, confidentiality, proper referral procedures, and possess the ability to exemplify and demonstrate professional etiquette and demeanor.

Successful candidates will have a baccalaureate degree with secondary certification or a specialty certification in the area for which they are applying. Successful candidates must demonstrate experiences that will allow them to identify with the barriers and disadvantages of target area participants. Selected candidates will demonstrate exceptional motivation and commitment toward supplementing participant’s academic experience. Successful candidates will demonstrate behavior suitable for a role model, academic strength useful to the participants and the desire and abilities for a mentoring relationship.

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.

Interested applicants should submit a class syllabus by email to upwardbound@upike.edu or by hand to the UPIKE Upward Bound office located at 1028 South Mayo Trail, Pikeville, KY 41501.

Department:Upward Bound
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Staff

Director of Athletic Communications & Digital Media

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Athletic Communications and Digital Media interested in the continued development and growth of the University’s Athletic Media.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Athletic Communications and Digital Media interested in the continued development and growth of the University’s Athletic Media. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive athletics team and innovative university environment. The position will manage and oversee all aspects of Athletics Media, in accordance with University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference, and NAIA regulations. This position must have a commitment to providing quality media coverage of our Athletic programs for fans and students while supporting the direction of the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as the main point of contact for upikebears.com and manage the website.
  2. Manage UPIKE Athletics Social Media channels.
  3. Spearhead UPIKE Athletics branding efforts.
  4. Continued growth and management of Athletics Department live production of Athletic events.
  5. Manage the UPIKE Sports network and ensure that all home events are livestreamed.
  6. Create special publications and new media for all Athletic Teams.
  7. Record statistics for all UPIKE Athletic teams.
  8. Write game recaps for all UPIKE Athletic events.
  9. Work with the UPIKE Athletics Hall of Fame committee to conduct Hall of Fame inductions and update the Hall of Fame displays.
  10. Develop relationships for sponsorships and create new ways to display sponsorships on game days.
  11. Maintain brand management for materials, apparel, and facility signage.
  12. Work to develop creative content for the Athletics Department.
  13. Manage budget, supplies, and equipment.
  14. Develop in-venue entertainment for all athletic events.
  15. Develop and maintain relationships with local news agencies to provide coverage of Athletic Events.
  16. Organize and oversee travel arrangements for the Athletics Media team to cover events.
  17. Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, the strength and conditioning staff, and other university departments.
  18. Communicates with parents and the Parent Connections Office on-campus on the success of students and activities.
  19. Display a committed effort to understanding and promoting the University’s mission.
  20. Complete and maintain all necessary office work.
  21. Models’ nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  22. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with coaches, student athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff in order to communicate information about the athletics program at the University of Pikeville. In addition, the position requires collaboration with the Family Connections Office on-campus to communicate and engage current families or prospective families. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact. The UPIKE sports information department should identify, foster, and support a culture of excellence. Our coaches inspire faculty, staff, students, and our surrounding community. They should model integrity, leadership, and transparency across campus. The Director of Athletic Communications and Digital Media must collaborate on a plan to build bridges with key offices across campus including but not limited to: Student Affairs, Public Affairs, Advancement, Admissions, and the Business Office.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience is required.
  • Previous experience managing budgets is preferred.
  • Familiarity with editing products and equipment is also preferred.
  • Previous experience producing live streams for Athletic Events.
  • Ability to utilize InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Ability to organize and distribute the workload among members of the Athletic Communications staff.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, fax machine, copier, and telephone.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel.

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:Athletics
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

University Registrar

The University of Pikeville is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of University Registrar.

Full-Time, Academic Affairs

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of University Registrar. The ideal candidate will possess excellent collaboration and communication skills and a commitment to student success. Ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff. Dedication to accuracy and integrity of academic records. Directs all facets of the operations of the Office of the Registrar, including student registration and records, class schedules, instructional space assignments, graduation clearance, and other related matters. Plans and develops strategies for maintenance and upgrading of academic information infrastructure. The Office of the Registrar serves all colleges.

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for the leadership and supervision of daily functions and staff of the Office of the Registrar.
  2. Oversees the functions and maintains the integrity of all academic records, including monitoring and verification of grades, transcripts, registration, academic standing, graduation, transfer of credits, and degree evaluations.
  3. Collaborates with academic leaders on campus to develop, maintain, and publish major University information documents, including catalogs and class schedules.
  4. Maintains academic processes in the academic information infrastructures and computer systems.
  5. Serves as a certifying official for all University sports participating in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and collaborates with Athletics to provide academic records for all athletic programs.
  6. Plans, organizes and leads commencement ceremonies.
  7. Collaborates with academic leaders on curriculum development and proposals and academic policies.
  8. Serves as liaison for the Kentucky Council of Postsecondary Education in regard to licensure. Prepares new and supplementary applications, as well as annual and quarterly reports.
  9. Collaborates with academic leaders to provide training and consultation to faculty and staff to ensure proper advising of students for program completion.
  10. Prepares and maintains budget for Office of the Registrar.
  11. Maintains Registrar’s office budget.
  12. Assist with SACSCOC accreditation.
  13. Serves on appropriate academic and university committees.

Relationships:

This position requires daily contact with students, deans, faculty, staff, and members of the community. These relationships are maintained through email, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience as a Registrar or closely related enrollment management professional.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.

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:Academic Affairs
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Director of Student Affairs and Academic Excellence - KYCO

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) student affairs and academic excellence initiatives.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) student affairs and academic excellence initiatives. In collaboration with the Assistant Provost of Retention and the KYCO Dean this position is responsible for wide-ranging responsibilities requiring knowledge of student development and student services, with the objective of supporting KYCO through the development and implementation of higher education best practices with an emphasis on student and academic support services and programming. This includes student engagement, success strategies, learning skills, time management, and preparation for board examinations. The position requires extensive interaction with the KYCO dean, faculty, personnel, and with the University's broader retention services team.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership by developing, planning, goal setting, implementing, evaluating, and accountability for student affairs/success, academic support services, diversity initiatives and programming.
  2. Supervise and coordinate academic support services, including tutoring, learning success strategies, skills, time management, and partnering with KYCO faculty to assist with preparation for national board examinations.
  3. Assist in coordinating and connecting students to university-wide services, including health and wellness, tutoring, the Center for Disability Resources, academic advising, registration, financial aid, co-curricular activities, and career planning.
  4. Manage KYCO co-curricular programming including orientation, Clubs and Organizations, White Coat Ceremony, Commencement, admitted student days, and student engagement events.
  5. Work with students to create a community by supporting student clubs and organizations, such as KYCO’s student government and by encouraging students to participate in co-curricular activities both in KYCO and the broader campus community, including international and domestic medical mission trips.
  6. Serve as a member of the Care Team and work closely with the Assistant Provost of Retention to provide direction and intervention for KYCO students in crisis and non-crisis situations (e.g., intervening with students in mental health crises; assisting with the administration of the student code of conduct; working with UPIKE staff and faculty to resolve student concerns; mediating and resolving conflict; conducting student referrals; etc.).
  7. Manage multiple ongoing processes, including students’ changes of status, leaves of absence, anticipated/unanticipated absences, technology and equipment distribution.
  8. Develop and manage a comprehensive KYCO student outreach and communication strategy in collaboration with the Dean’s office to include a social media presence, web content, and periodic email reminders related to registration, graduation, and other important events.
  9. Collaborate with KYCO Administration to implement programming and processes such as course remediation, board examination preparation, , academic planning, with an aim to increase overall student success.
  10. Implement an Early Alert System (EAS) for tracking academic and student success.
  11. Develops and implements regular training and workshops in conjunction with University Professional Development for faculty, administrators, staff, and professional students.
  12. Collaborates with KYCO Administration and Institutional Research to provide data regarding student affairs/success in KYCO.
  13. Provides regular reports for assessment and planning purposes to University leadership.
  14. Develops and administers the assigned budget.
  15. Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates the work performance of assigned personnel, peer mentors, and graduate assistants.
  16. Writes grant proposals as part of a University-based team focused on academic affairs/success as needed.
  17. Under the supervision of the Assistant Provost of Retention and the KYCO Dean, maintains a positive working relationship with faculty, staff, and students.
  18. Maintains confidential records regarding interactions with students in accordance with FERPA and HIPAA Regulations.
  19. Engages in professional development opportunities as provided.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships: 

This position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisors, students, faculty, and staff in order to advise and promote KYCO student affairs/success. These relationships are maintained through email, fax, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in education, counseling, student affairs, or related field is required; PhD. preferred.
  • Five (5) years of academic support services and/or student affairs experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressive responsibility as a leader and/or manager and managing a team to achieve goals.
  • A theoretical background in academic success and/or student affairs and experience working with professional students with a range of academic abilities including, first-generation students.
  • Strong technology skills and experience with tools for scheduling, recording, and tracking student data, assessment of student outcomes, and data analysis.
  • Experience with the use of educational technology for support and proficiency in the use of a Learning Management System and an EAS.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on nights and weekends as needed. 

Skill Requirements: 

  • Knowledge and theoretical background in effective practices in academic support services and student affairs.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws relating to FERPA and HIPAA as pertaining to academic support programs and student affairs.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of accounting, budgeting, and fiscal reporting.
  • Knowledge of due process for resolving student and employee complaints or issues.
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Build and maintain collaborative internal and external relationships with broad constituencies.
  • Use appropriate technology for data tracking and reporting.
  • Implement innovation in academic support processes and student affairs.
  • Supervise staff, graduate assistants, and student workers.
  • Relate to and empathize with the needs of students. Ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem-solving.

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:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Community Engagement and Instruction Librarian

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking a creative, skilled, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Community Engagement and Instruction Librarian.

Full-Time, Library

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking a creative, skilled, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Community Engagement and Instruction Librarian to work collaboratively with other librarians to develop programs and events based on patron interest and coordinate library participation in community events.  Will also work internally to develop strategies for programming and engagement and serve as part of the library instruction team.

Responsibilities:

Outreach

  1. Plans and coordinates special programs and events.
  2. Plans and executes social media marketing, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  3. Plans and executes community partnerships.
  4. Plans and executes library services focus group sessions.
  5. Maintains makerspace equipment.
  6. Documents and reports statistics and assessment measures.

Instruction

  1. Teach course-integrated information literacy sessions to students.
  2. Collaborate with faculty to provide advanced library research instruction for students in discipline specific courses.
  3. Coordinate with other Instruction Librarians to ensure that each student receives comparable instruction.
  4. Collaborate with faculty to provide Open Educational Resources and Open Access Resources for classroom use.

Reference

  1. Maintain knowledge of research resources, current trends and best practices in library reference services.
  2. Investigate new ideas and innovation in reference.
  3. Provide reference assistance through telephone, email, online chat, and in-person.

Collection Development/Departmental Liaison

  1. Work closely with academic departments as a contact and promoter for all library services.
  2. Share in developing and maintaining the collection in all formats.

Professional

  1. Maintain current awareness of emerging information literacy trends.
  2. Stay current with best practices in academic library programing.
  3. Stay current with best practices in user experience, assessment, and instruction, both online and face to face.
  4. Attend training for instructional techniques.
  5. Attend professional conferences, workshops, and webinars.
  6. Serve on library, university, or consortium committees as assigned.

Other

  1. Work Saturdays and Sundays as needed.
  2. Open and close the library as assigned.
  3. Work a minimum of one night a week in rotation with other librarians.
  4. Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with faculty, staff, students, alumni, community patrons, and supervisor in order to answer directional and technical questions, handle problems, address issues, assist with academic research, and discuss work-related issues. These relationships are maintained through email, telephone, and person-to person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • An ALA accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science with a preferred minimum of 2 years increasingly responsible library experience.
  • Excellent technical and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with both Mac and Windows platforms is preferred. 
  • Must have experience working with library and office equipment, e.g. projector, sympodium, printer, copier, fax machine, barcode scanner, desensitizer/resensitizer. 
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel. 
  • Familiarity with ILS (Voyager) or OCLC Worldshare Management Services (WMS), and Libguides is preferred. 
  • Comfortable troubleshooting general computer issues preferred.
  • Travel locally as needed. 

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:Library
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Maintenance Grounds

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidate for a Maintenance Grounds Position.

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidate for a Maintenance Grounds Position. 

Two main functions:

  1. To provide landscaping services to university owned acreage. This position is responsible for the operation of lawn maintenance equipment, including a pickup for disposing waste, and 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.
  2. To provide maintenance assistance by collecting recyclables and preparing bales for pickup, and assist in campus-wide repairs and maintenance. Repairs may involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc. This position is responsible for operation of cardboard compactor, driving a vehicle to transport recyclables from various locations on campus.

 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. Collect recyclables and prepare for pickup.
  10. Ensure collection areas are tidy, and ensure supplies needed are stocked.
  11. Additional assistance moving furniture or setting up for events may be required.
  12. 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 care 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.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Must know how to operate lawn maintenance equipment, such as lawnmowers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers and chainsaws.

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.

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:Facilities
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Maintenance Technician

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Technician. The position is a general mechanical position responsible for maintenance and minor repair, to include but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and grounds on campus.

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Technician. The position is a general mechanical position responsible for maintenance and minor repair, to include but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and grounds on campus.

Responsibilities:

  1. Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required.
  2. Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required.
  3. Perform minor carpentry work as required to repair windows, doors, hardware, screens and furniture.
  4. Observe and report, through the work order system, any and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities.
  5. Assist in coordinating major repairs within scheduled periods.
  6. Communication, as directed, with key administrative and staff personnel on special events and functions scheduled for campus that may require special arrangements and other duties that may be required.
  7. Inspect all campus property on a routine basis and assure that deficiencies are corrected.
  8. Assist as required and cooperate with all trades people and custodians in the performance of day to day duties and responsibilities, including shipping and receiving.
  9. Assist as required and/or directed with snow plowing, snow and ice removal, and lawn and shrubbery care around campus with the ability to drive vehicles.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties to meet mission requirements of the University and cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.

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 GED, trade or technical school diploma or degree is preferred.
  • Three years’ experience in the care and maintenance of similar facilities.
  • Any combination of education, training or experience which fulfills the requirements of the position and needs of the University of Pikeville.
  • Ability to plan, organize, control, and direct all aspects of required corrective and preventative maintenance for all campus property.
  • Ability to work within the overall organization of Facilities Management and work with skilled and unskilled personnel and administrators.
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills and be able to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely.
  • Must be willing to seek training to enhance or learn new skills.
  • Must be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing missions of the University.
  • Must possess knowledge and technical skills required for the repair and maintenance of plumbing, heating, and electrical systems, fixtures, devices, and applications.
  • Must possess the technical knowledge and skill to perform minor carpentry work and repairs.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Kentucky Driver’s License.

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:Facilities
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

10 faculty positions.

Open Rank Professor of Communication

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment in the field of communication starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment in the field of communication starting August 2023. 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. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-toface, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The successful applicant will be a generalist who is prepared to teach across a broad range of communication courses for both majors and non-majors at the undergraduate level. In particular, candidates should have the interest and ability to teach oral communication courses at both the introductory and advanced levels. Courses will also include Professional Communication, Interpersonal Communication, and the opportunity to redesign existing and/or develop new, innovative courses and programs. While most classes are offered face-to-face, the University does offer classes through other modalities including hybrid and fully online, so faculty may have part of their teaching load assigned to these other modalities, but this position is on site. The position also requires advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development. A doctorate in communication is preferred. Applicants with a master’s degree and significant experience will be considered.

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual to engage students in career-oriented opportunities, offer courses that engage real-world issues, and collaborate with colleagues and the community to provide individualized learning-career pathways for undergraduate students.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in relevant field is preferred; ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.

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.

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.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Open Rank Professor of English

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of Rhetoric and Composition starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of Rhetoric and Composition starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The successful candidate will teach first-year college writing courses incorporating common programmatic elements but which may be designed in accordance with the candidate’s own interests. The candidate will also have the opportunity to advance the growth of the university’s writing programs, including the development of field-specific writing courses. Evidence of digital methods in scholarship and teaching is a priority and a secondary interest in creative writing is desired.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in English is preferred; candidates with doctorates in closely related fields, ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.
  • We especially encourage candidates to apply with experience teaching and mentoring students from marginalized backgrounds (including students of color, first-generation, and LGBQTIA+ students), and/or candidates skilled in pedagogical practices that promote classroom inclusivity.

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.

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. The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Open Rank Professor of Anatomy and Physiology

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences announces a full-time, nine-month faculty position in anatomy and physiology starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences announces a full-time, nine-month faculty position in anatomy and physiology starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed. 

The successful candidate will teach anatomy and physiology to support the nursing program and participate in teaching other courses in the biomedical science curriculum. Candidates with degrees in closely related fields will be considered and should address their experience, including with anatomy and physiology, in their cover letter. Prior undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biology or the biomedical sciences is preferred; candidates with doctorates in closely related fields, ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.

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.

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.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, 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

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is searching for dedicated faculty to join the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).

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 Kentucky College of Optometry is dedicated to developing leaders in therapeutic optometry through innovative education and a commitment for caring for the underserved. The University of Pikeville is experiencing a period of unprecedented growth in both undergraduate and graduate enrollment! This year, UPIKE has announced the formation of the Kentucky College of Dental Medicine which is projected to open in 2024. Partnering with the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) and the future College of Dental Medicine truly allows KYCO students to learn and train in an interprofessional environment.

Faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an optometric educator 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. Since 2011, with the passage of the "Better Access to Quality Healthcare Act", optometrists in Kentucky can perform in-office laser eye procedures, inject medications, and remove "lumps and bumps" from around the eyes. 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES: A successful candidate must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. This position will require participation in the KYCO clinics providing patient 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. Opportunities for growth and specialization within the didactic and clinical curriculum will be evaluated based upon the educational and work experience of each applicant. 

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

Open Rank Professor of Physics

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of physics starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of physics starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging. 

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The successful candidate will be a broadly trained physicist with an ability and interest to teach general physics, astronomy and astrophysics, physics to non-science majors, and classes in the applicant’s field of interest. Prior undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in physics is preferred; candidates with doctorates in closely related fields, ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.

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.

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.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Open Rank Professor of Mathematics

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in Mathematics starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in Mathematics starting August 2023. The position's focus will be to provide dynamic teaching and support for the University's Mathematics program at the University, a school of opportunity known for supporting students at every juncture of their education and beyond.

This faculty member's primary responsibility will be to teach mathematics courses to students in their first and second years. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a solid commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.  

An ideal applicant will possess a passion for excellence in teaching. The position's teaching responsibilities will include mathematics courses for majors and non-majors. A graduate degree in mathematics, teaching mathematics, or a related area with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate work in mathematics is required. Teaching experience in mathematics is expected.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed. 

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. 

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. 

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visitinghttp://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Open Rank Professor of Psychology

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of psychology starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of psychology starting August 2023.  Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The ideal applicant will be a generalist who is prepared to teach a broad range of courses. In addition to teaching courses such as general psychology and lifespan development, the successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses such as abnormal psychology, personality, and others based on their interests and specialization. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in psychology is preferred, although applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence. 

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.

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.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Open Rank Professor of Molecular Biology

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of molecular biology starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of molecular biology starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to, and will take an active role in, enhancing diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of Pikeville strives to serve students – 35% of whom are first-generation, 99% of whom receive some form of financial aid, and 18% of whom are non-white at the undergraduate level – by making learning accessible and affordable. One of the University’s signature initiatives is Open Educational Resources, which offers no-cost course materials and reduces the economic burden on students and families. The College of Arts and Sciences uses flexible delivery modes, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online course offerings and programs. In addition to seeking candidates who are committed to values of educational access and flexibility, the College will take a close look at candidates who are committed to innovative teaching and active learning. The University has a robust mentorship program and multiple other support programs to help new faculty connect and succeed.

The successful candidate will be a broadly trained molecular biologist with an ability and interest to teach genetics, molecular biology of the cell, developmental biology, introductory biology and upper-level classes in the applicant’s field of interest. The ability to develop courses related to bioinformatics is desirable but, depending on the candidate’s interest and background, the candidate may develop and teach other classes that are part of the University’s course offerings in biology and/or biomedical sciences.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biology or the biomedical sciences is preferred; candidates with doctorates in closely related fields, ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.

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.

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.

The University of Pikeville is a comprehensive institution made up of five colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Coleman College of Business, College of Nursing and Human Services, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Kentucky College of Optometry, with a College of Dental Health to begin in the fall 2024. For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit https://www.upike.edu and https://www.higheredjobs.com/InstitutionProfile.cfm?ProfileID=15677.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, copies of their transcripts, a teaching philosophy statement that includes ways diversity principles inform the candidate’s teaching, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Administration

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 starting August 2023.

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 starting August 2023. 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 preferred and teaching experience is desired.

Current Program Need:

Faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Business:

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, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

The Master of Business Administration has four specializations: professional, healthcare, entrepreneurship and strategic communication.

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. 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:

  • 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, 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.

* 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

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 Accounting and Finance starting August 2023.

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 Accounting and Finance starting August 2023. 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 Business.

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, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

The Master of Business Administration has four specializations: professional, healthcare, entrepreneurship and strategic communication.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching the assigned business courses, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participate in and recommend curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Provide tutoring for students on an as-needed basis.
  4. Assume other duties as assigned by the Dean. 

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with faculty, staff, students, and community members in order to exchange information.  These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

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). 

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. 

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 Business
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

7 adjunct faculty positions.

Adjunct Professor - Patton College of Education

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 Patton College of Education.

Part-Time, Patton College of Education

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 Patton College of Education.

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Educational Coach and Mentoring
  • Educational Technology

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

  1. Teaching the assigned education course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in and recommending curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Providing educational support 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 Rank I (Master’s + 30) or EdS in Education.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Must have a minimum of five years in a certified position in the P-12 setting.
  4. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning platform 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:Patton College of Education
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

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.
2 student worker positions.

Graduate Assistant-KYCO Student Affairs

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky, is seeking an innovative and highly organized Graduate Assistant (GA) in the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) to coordinate student activities.

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky, is seeking an innovative and highly organized Graduate Assistant (GA) in the Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) to coordinate student activities. The Coordinator for Student Activities reports to the Assistant Director of Educational Support and oversees student related activities and functions. The coordinator will also meet with the faculty advisor and leaders of the clubs and organizations approved within KYCO.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Liaison between students, faculty, staff, and ensure communication between all involved with each club.
  2. Organizes, coordinates, and serves as advisor for student clubs and organizations.
  3. Maintain strong relationships with faculty advisors and student leaders.
  4. Works with student organizations and club leaders and their advisors to ensure knowledge of college policies and procedures.
  5. Work collaboratively with student organization advisors, and students to keep an updated calendar of activities on campus, assist students with the preparation and planning of events, and oversee appropriate supervision of student events.
  6. Provide resources, support, and training for student clubs and organizations.
  7. Create, develop, and implement learning opportunities that encourage student involvement through interdepartmental collaboration.
  8. Oversee and advise approximately 15 Kentucky College of Optometry student clubs and organizations.
  9. Provide monthly reports regarding club activities to the KYCO Dean and Office of Retention Services at UPIKE.
  10. Collaborate with KYCOM and Undergraduate Student Affairs staff to promote campus wide activities and programming.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, students, supervisor, employees of the institution, as well as vendors in order to answer questions, place orders and make sure paperwork is completed. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, fax, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into a graduate program at UPIKE.
  • Previous experience as part of a student activities program.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to represent UPIKE in a professional manner.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements to drive a university vehicle.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

**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:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Student Worker

Graduate Assistant - Registrar's Office

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for its Graduate Assistant for the Registrar’s office. The central focus for the Graduate Assistant is to perform clerical services to the entire academic community in the Registrar’s Office.

Part-Time, Academic Affairs

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for its Graduate Assistant for the Registrar’s office. The central focus for the Graduate Assistant is to perform clerical services to the entire academic community in the Registrar’s Office and serve as an Administrative Assistant for the University Registrar and Associate Registrar by performing the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  1. Upholds the integrity of the Registrar’s Office and all parts of the University of Pikeville. Will not allow anyone else to use his/her username/password or otherwise obtain access to all types of academic records. He/she agrees to protect his/her username/password against inadvertent disclosure and/or share his/her name/password with other individuals or entities. He/she agrees to comply with all federal, state and local requirements pertaining to the security, confidentiality and privacy of information maintained by the University of Pikeville, including the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  2. Functions as a receptionist: Duties include, but are not limited to answering telephone, in-person and e-mail inquiries and requests; ascertains the nature of business of each, and then disperse them to appropriate person or persons. Also, schedules appointments for registrars using Outlook Calendar; and maintains good customer service.
  3. Handles incoming and outgoing mail for the Registrar’s Office.
  4. Performs scanning using Perceptive Content, verifying scanned documents, linking, and purging/shredding of academic permanent files/records, as well as filing.
  5. Organizing, alphabetizing, and filing documents.
  6. Assist with processing transcript requests.
  7. Prepares deferments; letters of good standing; enrollment verification letters/forms, insurance forms, mail merges, envelopes, reports, etc.
  8. Performs data-entry into Colleague of information from various forms (i.e. Emergency Contact, FERPA, etc.).
  9. Performs data-entry, updates and tracks first-year studies (FS 102) requirements.
  10. Assists with registration of students.
  11. Assists with data-entry of class schedules including drop/add/withdraw.
  12. Assists with prerequisite checking.
  13. Assists with data-entry of transfer credit.
  14. Assists with graduation and commencement processes and preparation including, but not limited to maintaining list of graduates, mailing diplomas, cap & gown orders, etc.
  15. Assist with record keeping of NAIA and athletic eligibility rosters.
  16. Proofreading documents.
  17. Assists with curriculum, academic calendar, and catalog.
  18. Performs additional duties as required by the University Registrar; including, but not limited to, typing, data research, or copying and assembling materials.
  19. Utilizes word processing, the Internet, electronic mail, spreadsheets, databases and other computer and technologically enhanced learning tools to carry out responsibilities in an efficient and thorough manner.
  20. Performs other duties as assigned.

Relationships:
Position requires continuous contact with co-workers, supervisor, student workers, faculty, and staff in order to assign jobs, obtain instructions, make decisions, and answer any questions that may arise. Contact with students and parents is necessary in order to talk about schedules, transcripts, enrollment information, class instructors, and any other inquiries that may arise. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and/or person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Baccalaureate degree.
  • Admission to the University of Pikeville Master of Business Administration (MBA)program.
  • Some experience using basic clerical skills.
  • Must have ability to multi-task.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication, organizational, typing, and critical thinking skills.
  • Attention to details.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, and good customer service orientation.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web.
  • Preferred experience working with office equipment (i.e. computer, copier, multi-line telephone, printer, and scanner.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

**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:Academic Affairs
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Student Worker