Available Staff Positions

12 staff positions.

Coordinator of New Media

The University of Pikeville is seeking a creative, experienced individual to develop, operate, and manage media services for the University.

Full-Time, Public Relations

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a creative, experienced individual to develop, operate, and manage media services for the University by performing the following:

Responsibilities:

  1. Write and critique content for digital media platforms.
  2. Coordinate all forms of social networking associated with the institution.
  3. Create, design and produce digital media, including video and photography, for website, social media, email, etc.
  4. Develop and maintain the University of Pikeville website.
  5. Provide and manage outreach to students, prospective students, public, etc., through e-mail and social media services.
  6. Provide online streaming services and technology management.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience with website development and design, as well as knowledge of computer programming.
  • Must be able to write macros/programs.
  • Must be able to design/create/enter new Web pages using http language.
  • Must be able to maintain existing Web pages.
  • Must possess knowledge of content management systems.
  • Must be able to produce and edit video footage and photos.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web.

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. 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:Public Relations
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

The Administrative Assistant is expected to maintain, assist, and support the faculty of the University of Pikeville College of Arts and Sciences and to provide specific administrative support.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky, seeks a dynamic and creative professional to serve in the position of Administrative Assistant for the College of Arts and Sciences Division. The Administrative Assistant is expected to maintain, assist, and support the faculty of the University of Pikeville College of Arts and Sciences and to provide specific administrative support. The specific responsibilities are listed below. The position is a part-time hourly position (25 hours per week – MTWRF 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with occasional Saturday or evening projects).

Faculty Support Responsibilities:

  1. Provide clerical and administrative support for the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Serve as receptionist.
  3. Maintain correspondence data, purchase orders, check requests, expenditure reports, and any other data as necessary.
  4. Assist with preparation and implementation of various academic ceremonies.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

 Social Work Program Support Responsibilities:

  1. Provide clerical and administrative support to the Social Work Program Director and the Coordinator of Social Work Field Experiences.
  2. Assist in the maintenance of social work student files and clinical experience records.
  3. Assist in the scheduling clinical sites and contacting social work field instructors regarding issues, paperwork, and other records.
  4. Collect Social Work application materials from pre-social work students. Work with pre-social work students to ensure they have the necessary documents submitted.
  5. Assist the Social Work Program Director in the day-to-day operations of the University’s Social Work Continuing Education (CE) Program. This includes contacting potential instructors, scheduling classes, and assist in preparing advertising materials, registering CE students, scheduling classrooms, and generally ensuring smooth operation of the CE program.
  6. Assist in the maintenance of the Social Work program web pages and other social media outlets. This includes regularly updating the CE Program webpages.  
  7. Assist in social work program assessment and evaluation projects.
  8. Assist in social work accreditation projects.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Must be experienced with various computer software programs.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must have superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task in order to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible with job assignments.
  • Must be able to interact with administration, faculty, staff, and students in a highly responsive and professional manner.
  • Must be able to interact with outside Social Work Preceptors, Continuing Education Instructors, and potential continuing education students in a highly responsive and professional manner.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and verbal skills, and be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Professional image is a must both in person and on phone.
  • Minimum of Associate Degree required or equivalent experience.
  • Previous office work experience preferred, but not required.

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

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

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

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

Admissions Counselor

This position, highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution, will administer all aspects of the college search and admissions process with prospective high school students.

Full-Time, Admissions

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Admissions Counselor. This position, highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution, will administer all aspects of the college search and admissions process with prospective high school students. The ideal candidate will possess positive energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for recruiting prospective students. The position manages a recruitment territory by contacting, visiting, and informing prospective students about University of Pikeville programs, culture, mission, and life on campus. The position assures that enrollment goals are met regarding applications, acceptances, and enrolled students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit exceptional students for associate, bachelor, and master degree programs from high schools, businesses, industries and the community, with a primary focus on students graduating from high school.
  2. Communicate consistently and effectively with prospective students and their families in person and via phone, email, text messaging, printed media, and the internet.
  3. Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for inquiries, applications, admitted and enrolled students.
  4. Work aggressively in the community to increase public awareness of University programs, success stories and opportunities.
  5. Develop and implement recruitment strategies designed to enroll new students and identify viable readmit candidates for the University.
  6. Represent the University at career fairs, professional conferences and trade shows.
  7. Work collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, advising, registrar and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student.
  8. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, administrators and the rest of the University community.
  9. Learn and use best practices of the Admissions Department and the University.
  10. Uphold the University of Pikeville Mission Statement.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Admissions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with both small/ personal and large/diverse groups of people.
  • Strong organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Polished presentation/public speaking skills.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment and technology (Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Valid driver's license and ability to be certified to drive a University vehicle for recruitment travel.
  • Must be willing to travel and have some familiarity with making online travel arrangements.

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

Assistant Director-Admissions

This position, highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution, will develop, implement and provide direct supervision of all recruitment activities.

Full-Time, Admissions

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Assistant Director of Admissions. This position, highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution, will develop, implement and provide direct supervision of all recruitment activities. This includes regional recruitment, campus tours/special events and the oversight of ACT name purchases. In the absence of the Director of Admissions, this person will function in that capacity directing and supervising the day to day activities of this office. The ideal candidate will possess positive energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for recruiting prospective students. The position manages a recruitment territory by contacting, visiting, and informing prospective students about University of Pikeville programs, culture, mission, and life on campus. The position assures that enrollment goals are met regarding applications, acceptances, and enrolled students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit exceptional students for associate, bachelors, and master’s degree programs from high schools, businesses, industries and the community, with a primary focus on students graduating from high school.
  2. Communicate consistently and effectively with prospective students and their families in person and via phone, email, text messaging, printed media, and the internet.
  3. Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for inquiries, applications, admitted and enrolled students.
  4. Work aggressively in the community to increase public awareness of University programs, success stories and opportunities.
  5. Develop and implement recruitment strategies designed to enroll new students and identify viable readmit candidates for the University.
  6. Represent the University at career fairs, professional conferences and trade shows.
  7. Work collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, advising, registrar and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student.
  8. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, administrators and the rest of the University community.
  9. Learn and use best practices of the Admissions Department and the University.
  10. Uphold the University of Pikeville Mission Statement.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Admissions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with both small/ personal and large/diverse groups of people.
  • Strong organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  • Polished presentation/public speaking skills.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment and technology (Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Valid driver's license and ability to be certified to drive a University vehicle for recruitment travel.
  • Must be willing to travel and have some familiarity with making online travel arrangements.

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

Football Graduate Assistant

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the position of Football Graduate Assistant.

Temporary, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant position in the Football Department. UPIKE is an NAIA School that competes in the Mid-South Conference. 

The Graduate Assistant is expected to accept the following responsibilities:   

  • Coaching a position
  • Helping with equipment
  • Working with special teams
  • Managing a recruiting area
  • Holding own position meetings
  • Assisting with day-to-day offensive/defensive preparation and any other areas assigned by the Head Coach or Coordinators.

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  2. Must be able to work with students and possess strong interpersonal skills.
  3. Must be accepted into the University of Pikeville Coleman College of Business.
  4. Previous participation in collegiate football and/or coaching experience is preferred.

Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, a stipend of $500 a month, housing & a meal plan. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters.

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:Athletics
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Staff

Band Director

The University of Pikeville seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in establishing, directing, and managing the University’s Marching Band and Concert Band programs.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky, seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in establishing, directing, and managing the University’s Marching Band and Concert Band programs. The Band Director is responsible for the overall program of instrumental music, provide students with an opportunity to participate in extracurricular band activities and ensure compliance with all state and university requirements. The expectations of the marching band director include: commitment to the mission of the University of Pikeville, scheduling, conducting practices, travel planning, recruiting, fundraising, and completion of any duties assigned by the Office of the Provost.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Choreograph a marching band show.
  2. Arrange music for marching and concert band.
  3. Meet the assigned recruiting goals for each year.
  4. Maintain the assigned roster size for each year.
  5. Monitor the academic progress of students in the marching band programs.
  6. Ensure eligibility of students in the marching and concert band programs.
  7. Retain and graduate a satisfactory number of recruited students.
  8. Monitor the social behavior of all students in the band programs.
  9. Ability to exercise good judgment in problem resolution situations.
  10. Implement practices and band development programs including majorettes & color guard.
  11. Provide a program that is competitive.
  12. Organize & lead appropriate practices to prepare for school year activities & football season.
  13. Participate in community and campus life opportunities.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Master' degree required. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of music and musical instruments.
  • Show experience working with and participating in marching band performances.
  • Needs to have good communication skills with the students.
  • Must maintain a valid 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. 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 Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Digital Outreach and Instruction Librarian

The University of Pikeville, the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking a creative, skilled, and service-oriented colleague for the position of Digital Outreach and Instruction Librarian. This position focuses on providing access to both print and electronic resources.

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 Digital Outreach and Instruction Librarian. This position focuses on providing access to both print and electronic resources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide reference services to students and faculty, both on and off campus, participating in an active instructional program.
  2. Develop information literacy initiatives and assessment tools for both on-campus and distance learning students.
  3. Outreach to off-campus students, faculty and academic departments is an essential component of this position.
  4. Responsible for assisting in planning, implementing, and publicizing library services in innovative ways.
  5. Participate in collection development, updating and maintaining some of the library’s social media outlets (blog, Facebook page, etc.) and serving on library and college committees.
  6. Due to the rapidly changing environment of the information world, the successful candidate will need to be flexible, willing to explore new areas and learn new skills, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications:

  • Must have an ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS, or equivalent degree.
  • Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • One to three years of experience in reference and/or instruction in an academic library setting.
  • The ability to manage a diverse workload and to work effectively in a collegial setting including university, library or consortia committee responsibilities and continued professional development.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential.
  • The ability to create online tutorials and provide virtual assistance to off campus students.
  • Experience in information literacy instruction in the library, the classroom, and online.
  • Experience with maintaining and creating LibGuides, maintaining social media sites and other electronic resources.
  • A knowledge of and enthusiasm for the integration of new technologies into the delivery of information services including an understanding of popular and emerging instructional design tools and techniques.
  • Experience with Camtasia or a similar program.
  • Knowledge of basic design principles for online education.
  • Familiarity with learning management systems and the Sierra library system is a plus.

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

Coordinator of Student Activities

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the position of Coordinator for Student Activities. This position is responsible for the day-to-day facilitation of evening and weekend student events. This position is a full-time, live in professional staff member.

Full-Time, Student Services

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the position of Coordinator for Student Activities. This position is responsible for the day-to-day facilitation of evening and weekend student events. This individual will focus upon creating and supporting programs which promote student success through social, cultural, multicultural, educational, and recreational activities. Events will enhance co-curricular learning, cultivate a strong sense of community, encourage civic engagement, and promote student involvement within the University of Pikeville and local community. This position is a full-time, live in professional staff member.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in creating and implementing a comprehensive co-curricular leadership program, including focused international student and diversity programs (some of which will occur during University break periods), programming to engage commuter and transfer students, and advise the Campus Activities Board (CAB). Facilitate and chaperone student events, trips, and conferences both on and off campus.
  2. Oversee the daily operation of the student lounges, game rooms, and student weight room including weekday and weekend programming.
  3. Work in tandem with the Director of Student Activities and the Student Government Association (SGA) to provide oversight for student clubs, including but not limited to the student activity fee, club adviser training, club officer training, and advise the Campus Activities Board (CAB).
  4. Coordinate off-campus transportation shuttles to local venues, including regional day trips and airport shuttles; supervise group of student certified drivers.
  5. Assist with major campus events, including New Student Orientation, GROWL Days, Homecoming Week, Campus Wide Student Activities Programs, and Graduation Week.
  6. Assist in the development and implementation of a marketing plan to promote campus activity programming to the campus community, to the local community (when appropriate) and to engage student interest.
  7. Maintain and implement features of our campus events management system, Presence.
  8. Develop and monitor the campus activities, intramural, and student lounge budgets as well as review and approve requests and contracts.
  9. Plan, organize, and implement an intramural program that encourages participation of both genders and all Colleges of the University.
  10. Serve on an on-call rotation with the Residence Life Area Coordinators and when notified of emergencies, support must be provided as needed on a 24/7 basis (even if overtime will be incurred).
  11. Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, techniques, and standards in a safe manner and with minimal supervision.
  12. Maintains accurate records of all student activities events and activities (including event proposals, budgets, contacts, contracts, media/publicity, and evaluations);
  13. Performs all other duties, as assigned.
  14. Compliance Responsibilities: Insure that mandated requirements are met and that documentation is maintained per policies and procedures; insure that any and all assigned personnel are fully trained and qualified to perform job duties and responsibilities; insure that certification and qualifications are maintained per job description.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two to five years of experience in Student/Activities/Student Affairs preferred.
  • Willing to work late evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • Must also demonstrate strong conceptual planning, excellent communication, and organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong understanding of extracurricular student activities.

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. 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:Student Services
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Sign Language Interpreter

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking applicants for a part-time Sign Language Interpreter. The Interpreter will translate effectively between English and American Sign Language to assist in communication between faculty and students.

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking applicants for a part-time Sign Language Interpreter. The Interpreter will translate effectively between English and American Sign Language to assist in communication between faculty and students. The interpreter must be able to communicate expressively and receptively with students, faculty, staff, etc. through use of sign language, spoken English, and cultural mediation.

The Interpreter provides interpreting services for deaf and hard-of-hearing faculty in an educational environment. This environment may include classrooms, field trips, assemblies, counseling sessions, club meetings, and other educational settings.

The variety of topics discussed contribute to the complexity of the position.

The Interpreter will be expected to:

  • Translate questions accurately, quickly and without deliberate alteration of the messages.
  • Act in a professional manner at all times when dealing with faculty, staff and students.
  • Understand directions and information given by the faculty member.
  • Stress quality in all work situations.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of an American Sign Language Interpreting program of at least 30 units OR National Interpreter Certification (NIC) from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID). Certification of Interpretation (CI) or Certificate of Transliteration (CT) from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) will be accepted as qualifying.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to the National Association of the Deaf (NAD)-Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Experienced in American Sign Language, Signed English, finger spelling, and non-manual expression including facial, eye, and body language.
  • Thorough knowledge of the culture and cultural experiences of the Deaf community.
  • Experience in maintaining effective relationships with deaf and hard of hearing participants; ability to communicate effectively by signing, orally, and in writing.
  • Ability to meet specific schedules and timelines.

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 606-218-5216.

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 Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Director of Faculty Development

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently seeking a Director of Faculty Development who is directly responsible for directing the faculty development of all KYCOM full-time faculty, adjunct clinical faculty, and clinical preceptors.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine is currently seeking a Director of Faculty Development who is responsible for directing the faculty development of all KYCOM full-time faculty, adjunct clinical faculty, and clinical preceptors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities for the coordination of faculty development include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Develop, implement and evaluate faculty development programs for full-time KYCOM faculty members.
  2. Develop, implement and evaluate faculty development programs for adjunct, teaching clinical faculty members.
  3. Develop, implement and evaluate faculty development programs for affiliated clinical sites.
  4. Work with the A-OPTIC Chief Academic Officer and Education Coordinator to develop, implement and evaluate faculty development programs for GME faculty.
  5. Develop and maintain a faculty development website for use by UME and GME faculty.
  6. Maintain continuous communication on faculty development issues, working closely with the Associate Deans for Basic Sciences, Osteopathic Medical Education, and Clinical Sciences, and the A-OPTIC Chief Academic Officer.
  7. Serve as a faculty resource.
  8. Assure CME availability in COM clinical faculty development programs.
  9. Track UME and GME attendance at faculty development programs.
  10. Complete a yearly faculty development needs assessment.
  11. Participate in medical education research.
  12. Develop annual faculty development budget.
  13. Seek extramural funding from various resources.
  14. Perform other duties as required or requested in this position.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Doctoral Degree (or equivalent) in Education or related field.
  • Experience in medical education preferred; in-depth knowledge of adult educational theory and learning styles, assessment and evaluation.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be organized and be able to prioritize.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

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. 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 Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Clinical Support Associate

The University Of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) seeks an experienced individual for the position of Clinical Support Associate.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University Of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) seeks an experienced individual for the position of Clinical Support Associate. The Clinical Support Associate coordinates operations of the optical and provides administrative support to the Clinical Operations Manager. The Clinical Support Associate holds lecture and laboratory responsibilities in the ophthalmic optics subject.

Responsibilities:

  1. Lecture and laboratory responsibilities in the optometry curriculum centered around ophthalmic optics.
  2. Performance of minor repairs and adjustments to the ophthalmic examination equipment in KYCO clinical and laboratory facilities.
  3. Determines patient's cosmetic needs and price of eyewear according to patient's visual needs. Assists patient in the selection of their eyewear to conform to prescription specifications; advises and recommends the various lens style and any options available that will enhance the patient’s desired application for their new eyewear, size considerations, and style applications in accordance with the member's personal preference.
  4. Inspects and verifies the accuracy of incoming orders from production to assure compliance with national standards.
  5. Delivers completed order to the intended wearer by bending the frame material using specialized tools and equipment. Verifies exact fitting characteristics of the completed order to comply with prescription requirements and comfort expectations.
  6. Assists supervisor in tracking product activity regarding ordering, receiving, usage, and requirements for items for inventory and supplies required for services. Recommends changes in product offerings, inventory levels of products carried, new products, and/or services regarding eyewear.
  7. Performs operation of and routine maintenance/repair of precision grinding equipment used to produce in-house eyewear to assure accurate and quality output from laboratory.
  8. Monitors and takes corrective action regarding the physical condition of the department by ensuring that frames on display are clean, properly labeled, and properly adjusted; that displays are clean, in good repair, and neat; that mirrors are clean and well lighted, organized, and conductive to smooth patient flow. Performs routine housekeeping functions as necessary to assure compliance to all factors listed.
  9. Answers patient questions regarding visual health care, the use of eyewear, lens and/or frame products available, low vision aids, and other services available within the department. Addresses questions regarding optometry services and appointment availability within the department. Refers questions outside of department to the appropriate party in the facility or organization as necessary.
  10. Assists the optometrist in the instruction of patients regarding the care and handling of contact lenses. Provides individual instruction and assistance as directed by the optometrist in eye care and eyewear requirements.
  11. Performs reception, check-in, cashiering, screening, and notification functions as required for expediting patient care and reducing waiting time.
  12. Attains KYCO sales goals and complies with all cash handling procedures and policies completely.
  13. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Dean of the Kentucky College of Optometry.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Kentucky licensed dispensing optician, or two or more years work experience in the field.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Must be willing to travel, work flexible hours, including nights/weekends 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. 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 Optometry
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. A standardized patient is a person willing and trained to portray an actual patient with a...

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.

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 Ms. Susan Wetzel at 606.218.5445 or DianaWetzel@upike.edu. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to hearing and working with you to educate and prepare our future osteopathic physicians. Applications are now being accepted and may be downloaded by clicking here.

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

Available Faculty Positions

6 faculty positions.

Clinical Faculty - UPIKE Kentucky College of Optometry

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking clinical faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Candidates must be passionate & experienced in classroom and clinical instruction.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville, the Leading University of Central Appalachia, is currently seeking clinical faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Professional clinical educators are sought in the areas of Primary Care, Binocular Vision, and Ocular Disease. Candidates should be passionate and experienced regarding clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, 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 individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

The faculty member is expected to provide patient care in the Kentucky College of Optometry Eye Institute programs while accepting the following responsibilities:  

  1. Provide health care to patients at the Kentucky College of Optometry Center for Excellence, Pikeville Medical Center and our partner Federally Qualified Health Care centers.

  2. Participating in and recommending clinical curriculum development and evaluation.

  3. Providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.

  4. Traditional scholarly activity and University service. 

 

Requirements:

  1. Must have an O.D. degree from an ACOE accredited optometry program.

  2. Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky or possess a current    Kentucky license. Expanded therapeutic certification and laser procedure certification preferred but not required.

  3. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.

  4. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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 Optometry
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

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

The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Osteopathic Principles & Practice. Located in the heart of Appalachia, KYCOM provides an osteopathic medical education in a student-centered setting that emphasizes primary care, encourages research and promotes lifelong scholarly activity. In keeping with our mission, our graduates are committed to serving the healthcare needs of rural communities in Eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region.

This position is responsible for coordination and teaching in the Family Medicine Department, including but not limited to:

  • Teaching courses and associated labs within the department of Family Medicine and the department of Osteopathic Principles and Practice, as assigned by the respective chairs.
  • Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Assists in the preparation of course syllabi, objectives, lecture schedules, and testing procedures.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials and documentation required for continued accreditation of the school by the AOA and other accrediting agencies.
  • Serves on appointed Committees.
  • Provides clinical services as directed by the Department Chair and Dean.
  • Provides counseling and guidance for the students.
  • Provide external clinical activities, as assigned, which would be associated with family medicine and/or osteopathic manipulative medicine.

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.

Minimum requirements include a D.O. from an AOA COCA accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine, eligible for an unrestricted Kentucky license, and a strong desire to teach. Previous research and academic/clinical experience is preferred. Must be eligible for an unrestricted KY license and obtain/maintain that license within 180 days of initial employment. Must be board certified by AOA and/or ABMS. The successful applicant will have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Review of applications is expected to 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. Please attach curriculum vitae, statement of experience, teaching philosophy, research goals and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for this position.

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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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 Osteopathic Medicine
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Professor of Ophthalmic Surgery, Injections, & Periocular Surgery

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 735-Ophthalmic Surgery, Injections, & Periocular Surgery.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 735-Ophthalmic Surgery, Injections, & Periocular Surgery. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, 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 individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. This course discusses expanded therapeutic procedures starting with an introduction to ophthalmic surgical procedures.
  2. Introduces OSHA guidelines and asepsis.
  3. Suture and suturing techniques.
  4. Entropion repair.
  5. Chalazion management.
  6. Postoperative wound care and radiofrequency surgery.
  7. Injections are covered starting with local injection sites.
  8. Venipuncture.
  9. Local anesthesia.
  10. Emergency surgical procedures anaphylaxis and other emergencies.
  11. Course preparation which will include lecture and laboratory presentations as well as student testing and evaluation.
  12. Candidate will also participate in the KYCO clinics providing direct patient care as well as precepting student interns.
  13. Providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.
  14. Traditional scholarly activity and University service.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • KYCO seeks a professional with a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline related to optometry or its associated basic sciences.
  • Residency training in the appropriate area of Ocular Disease OR a minimum five years’ relevant clinical experience is preferred.
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky with expanded therapeutics certification and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • Applicants must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 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 or vitae, copies of their transcripts, a personal statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Professor of Low Vision Rehabilitation/Geriatrics

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 721-Low Vision Rehabilitation/Geriatrics.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 721-Low Vision Rehabilitation/Geriatrics. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, 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 individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Address the etiology and epidemiology of vision impairment and associated diseases.
  2. The assessment and examination of the low vision patient including necessary modifications to the testing procedures and the prescribing of optical and non-optical devices.
  3. It covers orientation and mobility issues, patient counseling and locally-based services available to support the patients.
  4. Course preparation which will include lecture and laboratory presentations as well as student testing and evaluation.
  5. Candidate will also participate in the KYCO clinics providing direct patient care as well as precepting student interns.
  6. Providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.
  7. Traditional scholarly activity and University service.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • KYCO seeks a professional with a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline related to optometry or its associated basic sciences.
  • Residency training in the appropriate area of Low Vision Rehabilitation OR a minimum five years’ relevant clinical experience is preferred.
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • Applicants must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 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 or vitae, copies of their transcripts, a personal statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Professor of Clinical Medicine/Management and Co-Management

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 726-Clinical Medicine/Management and Co-Management.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 726-Clinical Medicine/Management and Co-Management. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, 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 individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Detect abnormalities in patients through patient history and physical diagnostic procedures, laboratory, radiological testing and/or other assessment techniques are necessary to provide the information necessary to reach a definitive diagnosis.
  2. The Major systemic diseases that have ocular and visual implications and reviews their etiology as discussed in pathology, the patient’s signs and symptoms and other clinical assessments in order to not only reach a definitive diagnosis, but also develop effective management plans.
  3. Treatment of systemic diseases that have ocular correlates or implications, management often takes the form of co-management.
  4. Emphasize certain diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, infectious and other conditions prevalent in the general and Appalachian populations.
  5. Course preparation which will include lecture and laboratory presentations as well as student testing and evaluation.
  6. Candidate will also participate in the KYCO clinics providing direct patient care as well as precepting student interns.
  7. Providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.
  8. Traditional scholarly activity and University service.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • KYCO seeks a professional with a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.) and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline related to optometry or its associated basic sciences.
  • Residency training in the appropriate area of Ocular Disease, OR a minimum five years’ relevant clinical experience preferred.
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • Applicants must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 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 or vitae, copies of their transcripts, a personal statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

The University of Pikeville is seeking a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2018.

Full-Time, Biology

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2018. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a strong commitment to innovative and exciting teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.  

The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained microbiologist with the ability and interest to teach microbiology to majors and to non-majors students. Depending on the candidate’s interest and background, the candidate may also develop and teach other classes that are part of the University’s course offerings in biology. A doctorate is required and undergraduate teaching experience is desired. We are seeking individuals that can demonstrate quality teaching. While research that engages students is a positive aspect of this position, the focus of this position is developing an innovative program in microbiology that prepares students for health related careers as well as careers in biology.

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 provide a cover letter and specifically address your teaching experience, skills and teaching philosophy as well as how you would create an environment of learning and excellence within our Division. It will also be useful to identify what other courses, in addition to microbiology, you would like to develop. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. 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 or vitae, copies of their transcripts, a personal statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:Biology
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

4 adjunct faculty positions.

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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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 - College of Arts and Sciences

The University is always looking to build a resume pool for possible adjunct faculty in the various disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and math/science areas.

Temporary, College of Arts and Sciences

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 College of Arts and Sciences.

The University is always looking to build a resume pool for possible adjunct faculty in the various disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and math/science areas. In particular, there tends to be a need for adjunct faculty assistance in the following fields:

  • Math & Sciences
    • Biology - particularly Anatomy & Physiology
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematic

 

  • Social Sciences
    • Communication
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Criminal Justice
    • Social Work
    • History

 

  • Humanities
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Religion
    • Film & Media Arts
    • Music
    • English as a Second Language

 

 The adjunct professor is expected to teach in the College of Arts and Sciences program while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Teaching the assigned course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in orientation sessions and departmental planning activities.
  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 a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hour in the discipline of teaching interest.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning management system is preferred.

Positions are available in the spring, summer and fall semesters on an as needed basis. Classes are offered days, evenings, and online. Review of applications is ongoing with hiring being done on an as-needed basis. Candidate applications will be retained for future terms. As part of a cover letter, please indicate areas of interest as well as preferred teaching times (all/spring/summer and M-F days/ weekends/evenings/online).

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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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, copies of graduate transcripts, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

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.

Temporary, 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.

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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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:Patton College of Education
Employment Type:Temporary
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

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 course you wish to teach.
  3. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  4. Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.
  5. Experience using Joule 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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. 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 Work Study Positions

1 work study position.

Student Success Assistant - Federal Work-Study Position new

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the part-time work-study position of Student Assistant in the Student Success department.

Part-Time, Student Success

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the part-time work-study position of Student Assistant in the Student Success department.

Students working in the Center for Student Success must be discreet and maintain a high level of professionalism, as he or she will be handling sensitive and personal information. The job duties for being a work-study student in the Center for Student Success include working in the Learning Lab to be of assistance to any students who are using the lab, assisting the members of the student success team with copying, typing, checking the campus mail daily, running campus errands, creating bulletin boards, creating posters for events, etc., and being available to work What’s Up Wednesday events and SOAR sessions.

Learning Lab hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. During finals week, hours may be extended to better fit the study needs for students. What’s Up Wednesday events normally begin at 8:30 p.m. and may sometimes run until 10:00 p.m. on select Wednesday nights. Work-study students should be available to work during those hours. Students are required to work their designated hours that are set at the beginning of the semester and must contact their supervisor prior to scheduled work time if they are unable to come in.

Special Instructions:Applicants must be a UPIKE undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2017-18 academic year. Work-study students are not permitted to work more than 20 hours per week.
Department:Student Success
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Work Study