Available Staff Positions

13 staff positions.

Dean of Nursing

The Dean will provide strategic leadership and vision for the nursing programs and will foster a high-quality environment of academic teaching, service, and scholarship to strengthen partnerships within and outside of the Elliott School of Nursing.

School of Nursing, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) seeks a Dean for the Elizabeth Akers Elliot School of Nursing. The Dean of the Elliott School of Nursing will report directly to the University Provost. The position is a twelve-month administrative appointment. The Dean will provide strategic leadership and vision for the nursing programs and will foster a high-quality environment of academic teaching, service, and scholarship to strengthen partnerships within and outside of the Elliott School of Nursing. The Dean will oversee areas of faculty recruitment, development and evaluation; fund- and friend-raising and community outreach/collaboration; budget management and resource allocation; program and curriculum development/assessment; and regional, state and national accreditation. The position leads development of new, and enhancement of current, academic programs in addition to supporting the needs of students and faculty. With visionary leadership and an innovative spirit, the Dean will play an integral role in collaborating with other stakeholders to ensure the University of Pikeville achieves its mission of serving central Appalachia.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee personnel matters involving academic and non-academic employees including recruiting qualified, diverse candidates, conducting personnel evaluations and      providing constructive feedback, and preparing long-term professional development plans.
  • Provide the Provost with an annual review of faculty and staff, including professional development plans.
  • Make recommendations to the Provost regarding personnel appointment and re-appointment, promotions, and dismissal as necessary.
  • Develop and articulate budgetary needs of the School and manage the allocation and expenditure of resources. 
  • Engage in teaching and be active as a teaching faculty member.
  • Represent the University and School of Nursing in recruiting efforts and attend various academic and social functions both on and off campus.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration, cooperation, and scholarly activity.
  • Develop annual goals and objectives, guiding the activities of the School of Nursing.
  • Oversight of implementation of professional standards based on best practices, and responsibility for obtaining and maintaining departmental accreditations and approvals
  • Serve as liaison with relevant professional associations as well as state and national regulatory or accrediting agencies including: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN).
  • In collaboration with the Provost, serve to support the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation efforts. This includes compiling data and preparing accreditation documents.
  • Prepare faculty workloads and coordinate with the Registrar on the development of course schedules and student registration processes.
  • Coordinate the assessment and development of academic programs.
  • Support University-wide assessment of key general education outcomes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the University to submit grant applications and/or prepare proposals for outside funding of projects.
  • Participate as a member or Chair academic or campus-wide committees as appointed by the Provost or voted on by faculty.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  • Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  • Attend conferences and seminars to inform the campus community of teaching, learning, and advising trends and concepts.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Provost.

 Education and Experience:

  • Master of Science degree in Nursing and doctoral preparation (i.e., Ph.D., Ed.D., or DNP) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Current or eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Kentucky.
  • Administrative leadership experience in higher education.
  • A record of distinguished teaching and scholarship that merit appointment at the rank of Professor. Demonstrated experience in graduate, undergraduate and online programs.
  • Experience in the integration of multiple instructional technologies, particularly integrating technology into courses in innovative ways that enhancing student engagement and learning.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and assisting in the grant writing and fund raising process.
  • Experience recruiting, developing and retaining high quality, diverse faculty members.
  • Ability to communicate and develop relationships/partnerships within the University and nursing community.
  • Demonstrated congruence with the University of Pikeville mission.
  • Embracing diversity to best serve a growing higher education community while promoting excellence and innovation.
  • A history of demonstrating strong character and outstanding integrity.

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, 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 Deputy 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:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Student Success Advisor

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the full time position of Student Success Advisor. The Student Success Advisor is expected to promote academic, personal, and social/emotional success.

Student Services, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applications for the full time position of Student Success Advisor. The Student Success Advisor is expected to promote academic, personal, and social/emotional success. The Student Success Advisor is also tasked with providing appropriate academic and intermediary support to incoming freshmen and transfer students with regards to all aspects of the student’s life. Advisors will provide comprehensive testing for first-time students, track student outcomes, administer the freshman and transfer advising process, provide advising and retention training to faculty and staff, as well as provide services and support for at-risk and underserved populations.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  1. Provide holistic, proactive academic advising for all first time students, focusing on incoming freshmen and new transfer students.
  2. Ensure awareness of student services available on campus and general University policies and procedures.
  3. Focus on implementing specific strategies to assist students with academic deficiencies and those with personal and/or family issues that affect their ability to persist.
  4. Assist the Director with coordination of student services functions and work with faculty and staff to increase retention.
  5. Coordinate student evaluations during the summer orientation sessions (GROWL). If needs are identified, work with faculty to find possible learning solutions or technology to assist students as they overcome these obstacles.
  6. Administer the College Student Inventory to incoming freshmen.
  7. Coordinates with the Disability Services Coordinator to arrange necessary accommodations for individual students.
  8. Make referrals to appropriate departments, including Student Services, Academic Affairs, Registrar, Business Office, Financial Aid, ACE, Disability Services, and monitor progress and resolutions.
  9. Maintain confidential records regarding interactions with students and prepare weekly and monthly reports to the Director regarding advising, evaluation and assessment of students.
  10. Assist with What’s Up Wednesdays and other student retention initiatives.
  11. Monitor student attendance and academic progress for students on academic probation.
  12. Plan and teach First Year Studies courses as needed.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Must be student oriented and have a compassionate nature with the ability to be empathetic to student needs.
  3. Three years of experience in a student services/advising role is preferred.
  4. Experience with helping at-risk students in a university environment is preferred.
  5. Knowledge and experience with student success factors in higher education.
  6. Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment.
  7. Ability to creatively solve student issues in a timely manner.
  8. Possess a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record with the ability to drive a 12 passenger van as permitted by the university.

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. Please attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references 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:Student Services
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Offensive Line and Strength Coach

This position assists in the management of the football program including teaching and mentoring, the recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and being actively involved in all of the University’s initiatives.

Athletics, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville's Football Program invites applications for the position of Offensive Line and Strength Coach. This position assists in the management of the football program including teaching and mentoring, the recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, and being actively involved in all of the University’s initiatives. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the department and college in meaningful ways through additional administrative duties.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare team and facilities for games and practice.
  • Oversee strength conditioning.
  • Hold position and offensive line meetings.
  • Breakdown and evaluate film.
  • Oversee academic performance for student athletes.
  • Assist with the recruiting process of prospective student athletes both on- and off- campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Assistant to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM).

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM). This position is responsible for the following:

  • Providing administrative support including, but not limited to, preparing documents and reports, scheduling appointments, arranging travel, triaging student inquiries and requests for assistance, handling confidential information discretely, and maintaining records and files.
  • Monitoring financial transactions for the KYCOM Office of Student Affairs, including providing assistance in the preparation of annual budget requests and processing invoices, purchase orders, credit card transactions, check requests, and expenditure reports.
  • Reviewing expenditures and reconciling transactions for more than 30 accounts on a monthly basis in order to advise Associate Dean on status of Student Affairs budgets and student government, class, and club accounts.
  • Facilitating the processing of student expenditures and deposits and creating financial reports for KYCOM student government, class, and club officers.
  • Maintaining and updating the KYCOM website and social media sites.
  • Assisting KYCOM students in obtaining needed services and assistance.
  • Managing and maintaining the daily operations of the Student Affairs Office that includes greeting visitors, developing office protocols, monitoring and ordering office supplies, maintaining and troubleshooting office equipment, and initiating work requests.
  • Planning KYCOM Student Affairs programs and events and overseeing logistics for Student Affairs programs that include Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, Diwali celebration, and OMSP.
  • Ensure smooth and efficient offering of events and programs, including managing registration and check-in for programs, maintaining rosters of attendees, arranging catering, etc.
  • Managing KYCOM Alumni Association membership rosters, dues payments, receipts, and reports, as well as related correspondence and other documents.
  • Assisting with the KYCOM Graduation Ceremony and other KYCOM events as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of 1-2 years of successful college studies required.
  • Previous office administrative experience (1-2 years) is required. At least 3-4 years administrative experience in an office setting preferred.
  • Must be able to effectively and productively multitask, prioritize, and complete work assignments according to established timelines.
  • Must be able to work well with others and assume the role of a trusted and productive team member.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication (both written, oral, and web-based) skills.
  • Must be organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must evidence ability to handle sensitive, confidential information with discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to write and punctuate clearly and correctly, as well as edit and proofread documents.
  • Must have prior experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, fax machine, scanner, printer, calculator.
  • Must be proficient (intermediate to advanced skill level) with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • 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, 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:Staff

Administrative Assistant for KYCOM Basic Sciences

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing and assisting with any and all duties/responsibilities as assigned/needed by the Associate Dean for Basic Sciences (ADBS).

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville is accepting applications for the Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean for Basic Sciences. 

The duties and responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant for the Associate Dean for Basic Sciences include but are not limited to the following:

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide clerical support for the educational activities of the ADBS.
  • Schedule appointments and take messages as needed for the ADBS.
  • Prepare and file all correspondence required of the ADBS.
  • Attend all Basic Science Meetings; take minutes, develop and disperse minutes, and prepare agendas for committee meetings.
  • Process and complete Check Request Forms, Expenditure Report Forms, and Purchase Order Forms for the ADBS.
  • Assist ADBS in preparing and tracking Basic Science budget and expenditures.
  • Support ADBS in UPIKE IRB recordkeeping by attending meetings, developing and dispersing agendas and minutes and tracking IRB protocols.
  • Organize, plan and prepare meetings, luncheons, etc. for the ADBS as needed.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Assist new Basic Sciences faculty members by submitting key requests, creating mailboxes, and procuring office furniture and equipment as needed.
  • Submit requests for office supplies and/or office equipment for faculty and staff.
  • Access, complete and submit work maintenance orders for repairs, moves, etc.
  • Perform other record keeping as needed by the institution.
  • Provide clerical support to the other KYCOM faculty and staff as assigned by the ADBS including Quiz and Exam preparation and data analysis.
  • Work cooperatively with the Administrative Assistants for Academic Affairs and Clinical Sciences.
  • Collect and distribute mail from the campus post office for all KYCOM faculty/staff on a rotating schedule with other administrative assistants.
  • Provide Administrative Support for the Konica Copier Equipment for KYCOM.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

High School diploma or GED is required, Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Minimum of 2 years previous administrative assistant experience preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, courteous manner, and ability to multitask, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines. Must have excellent computer skills with efficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 

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 and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, 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:Staff

Military Science - Staff Instructor

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking applicants for a Military Science – Staff Instructor. This position will have teaching and recruiting responsibilities pertaining to the ROTC program and veteran student recruiting and support services.

Social Sciences, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking applicants for a Military Science – Staff Instructor. This position will have teaching and recruiting responsibilities pertaining to the ROTC program and veteran student recruiting and support services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a classroom instructor and ensure training aids and support materials are current and available for each class.
  • Train cadets on all pre-commissioning tasks with emphasis on basic soldier skills to include land navigation, first aid, small unit tactics, and marksmanship.
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of all field training exercises.
  • Assist in cadet professional development training.
  • Attend and assist with recruiting events both on and off campus.
  • Coordinate and participate in the cadet physical training program.
  • Counsel, assist and advise cadets as necessary.
  • Assist in the University Veterans Support Services program.
  • Perform administrative duties as required.

 Education and Experience:

  1. Must have attained a rank of SSG (Staff Sergeant – E6) or higher.
  2. A high school diploma is required but an Associate’s degree or higher is preferred.
  3. Must have a minimum 8 years of military experience in the Army
  4. Must meet Army height and weight standards.
  5. Participate in and pass the APFT; the taking of alternate events is authorized, although without alternate events is preferred.
  6. Must be able to travel and stay overnight for periods of up to 7 days.
  7. Must possess a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Army organizational structure, mission objectives, function, procedures, agency regulations, and policies.
  8. Must possess knowledge and understanding of military training and field training evaluation.
  9. Must possess tactical and leadership skills gained from successful platoon or company level leadership or MOS equivalent.
  10. Must possess knowledge and understanding of basic soldier skills, to include map reading, land navigation, marksmanship, drill and ceremonies, weapons experience with US small arms.
  11. Must possess knowledge and understanding of safety skills in use of small arms, ammunition, and pyrotechnics.
  12. Must possess computer skills including initialization, operation of Microsoft Word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics programs, performance of user maintenance, Windows environments, and familiarity with email and internet environment and operations.
  13. Be able to teach effectively in a classroom setting, presenting both standardized instruction and creative workshops. Have demonstrated instructor ability in military field training exercises and be able to live/instruct in a field environment for extended periods during training exercises.
  14. Strong presentation skills and excellent networking skills.
  15. Demonstrated motivational and problem-solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the University’s mission.
  16. Ability to represent UPIKE in a professional manner and to conduct compelling and persuasive presentations to small and large groups.
  17. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements to drive a University vehicle.

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, 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:Social Sciences
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Admissions Counselor

The University of Pikeville seeks a dynamic and committed professional to serve as an 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 students.

Admissions, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky 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:

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

 Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science required.
  2. Must have excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with both small/personal and large/diverse groups of people.
  3. Strong organizational, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills.
  4. Polished presentation/public speaking skills.
  5. Must have experience working with office equipment and technology (Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
  6. Valid driver's license and ability to be certified to drive a University vehicle for recruitment travel.
  7. 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, 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:Admissions
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Head Men and Women’s Track & Field Coach

The Head Men and Women’s Track & Field Coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the Men and Women’s Track and Field program at the University of Pikeville.

Athletics, Full-Time

Description:

The Head Men and Women’s Track & Field Coach is responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the Men and Women’s Track and Field program at the University of Pikeville by performing the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit and retain qualified student athletes.
  2. Coaching the team during scheduled practices and competitions.
  3. Demonstrating competitive accomplishment.
  4. Providing leadership and direction for team members.
  5. Maintaining responsibility for expense control with all program expenditures.
  6. Mentoring student athletes in their academic performance to assure timely progress toward degree completion and graduation.
  7. Directing the program within the NAIA rules and regulations.
  8. Develop a schedule for competition.
  9. Oversee volunteers and work study students.
  10. Manage budget, supplies, equipment and inventory.
  11. Maintain receipts and reconcile department credit card monthly.
  12. Organize travel, accommodations, and team meals.
  13. Ensure the health and safety of athletes and staff.
  14. Schedule events for team community service.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  2. Demonstrated success in coaching collegiate track and field.
  3. Ability to operate a collegiate track and field program within budget parameters.
  4. Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  5. Must be willing to deal with student athletes, university personnel and member of the off-campus community.
  6. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  7. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  8. Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  9. Must be familiar with ordering office supply and making travel arrangements online.

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

Director of Student Financial Services

The University of Pikeville seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the University’s Financial Aid Department.

Financial Aid, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the University’s Financial Aid Department. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive financial aid team. Reporting to the Provost, the Director of Student Financial Services will lead, supervise, and manage all staff and functions of the Financial Aid Department. The successful candidate will have the ability to serve as a spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fully utilize all available financial aid systems/software to deliver excellent service, timely and accurate data and improve efficiency.
  • Compile, maintain and submit reports as mandated by the Department of Education and State Agencies.
  • Administer all professional judgment/special condition appeals.
  • Audit and reconcile institutional, state, and federal programs and report to senior administration and outside agencies.
  • Maintain Department of Education acknowledgements/changes and circulate new information to appropriate parties.
  • Develop and manage institutional budgets.
  • Coordinate financial aid portion of annual A-133 Audit.
  • Conduct/direct FAFSA regional and institutional workshops as required.
  • Oversee prospective/current student budgets, packaging, verification and withdrawals.
  • Commitment to customer service, with experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated motivational and problem-solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the University’s mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Education and Experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in Business preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting or related field.
  2. At least 5 years of experience in similar position, with knowledge of all institutional, federal, and state Financial Aid programs.
  3. Must be self-motivated.
  4. Must possess excellent communication, both written and oral, and organization skills. Some public speaking skills necessary.
  5. Must possess excellent problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  6. Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, copier, printer, fax machine, telephone.
  7. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  8. Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  9. Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as 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:  A letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references are requested for this position. 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:Financial Aid
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Assistant Archery Coach

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Assistant Archery Coach to provide assistance to the Head Archery Coach and support all aspects of the archery program at the University of Pikeville.

Athletics, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Assistant Archery Coach to provide assistance to the Head Archery Coach and support all aspects of the archery program at the University of Pikeville.

Under the supervision of the Head Archery Coach, the Assistant Archery Coach position will entail the following:

  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of student athletes.
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, and conducting practice.
  • Assist in skill development and conditioning.
  • Monitor academic performance of student athletes.
  • Assist with strategy during games.
  • Assist with budget, supplies, equipment and inventory.
  • Assist with fundraising efforts.
  • Arrange travel, accommodations, and team meals.
  • Assist with the scheduling of team community service events.
  • Emphasize integrity and educational welfare of student athletes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Education & Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Collegiate or high school archery coaching experience preferred.
  • Instructor certification preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine, projectors, video camera.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating travel arrangements online.

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

Health Sciences and Vision Librarian

The University of Pikeville Library seeks a public service oriented professional librarian to fill a new position as a Health Sciences and Vision Librarian. This position will be the liaison to the newly founded Kentucky College of Optometry.

Library, Full-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville Library seeks a public service oriented professional librarian to fill a new position as a Health Sciences and Vision Librarian. This position will be the liaison to the newly founded Kentucky College of Optometry. The position will also work cooperatively with the Medical Librarian to provide specialized information services and instruction to students, faculty, researchers, and clinicians in all health science areas. Applicants must submit a completed application, a letter of interest, a resume or CV, and three references.

Required: 

A Master’s of Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association–accredited institution and a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience working in an academic library;  Demonstrated ability to search scientific literature databases;  Ability to work independently and in groups;  Excellent written and verbal communication skills;  Demonstrated teaching ability; Ability to communicate with diverse staff and user groups and at all levels of technical ability;

Preferred: 

Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to outstanding public service, flexibility, initiative, creativity, and an enthusiasm for working collaboratively. Additional experience with cataloging and collection development in the health sciences strongly preferred; Experience working in an optometry, medical or health sciences library;   Undergraduate subject credentials in biology, chemistry, or health sciences. Experience with instructional technology or design and the ability to provide excellent service to remote locations; experience with common library technology and software, such as chat reference, library resource guides, presentation technologies and the Microsoft Office Suite.

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

Maintenance Technician/Electrician

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Maintenance Technician/Electrician in the Facilities Department.

Physical Plant, Full-Time

Description:

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Maintenance Technician/Electrician in the Facilities Department. Under the supervision of the Facility Manager, the employee will perform the duties particular to, and normally required in, the trade of electrician, as well as maintenance and minor repair following recognized procedures and techniques for such work.

Essential Responsibilities:   

  • Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of electrical fixtures, devices, and appliances as required
  • Observe and report, through the work order system, any and all defects, deterioration, and wear and tear on the facilities
  • Assist in coordinating major repairs within scheduled periods
  • Communication, as directed, with key administrative and staff personnel on special events and functions scheduled for campus that may require special arrangements and other duties that may be required
  • Inspect all campus property on a routine basis and assure that deficiencies are corrected
  • Assist as required and cooperate with all trades people and custodians in the performance of day to day duties and responsibilities
  • Repair, install, replace and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances using necessary hand tools and testing instruments
  • Inspect and test electrical lighting, signal, communication and power circuits and equipment
  • Isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors and other electrical equipment, using suitable testing instruments
  • Examine and test elements of electrical systems to locate obvious faults, such as blown fuses, short circuits, broken wires, loose connections, and worn motor brushes
  • Replace faulty switches, sockets, plugs, fuses, insulators, and other simple elements of electrical systems, fixes and appliances
  • Renew circuits either by isolating and cutting out defective wiring and replacing it with new wiring, or by splicing ends of broken wires
  • Replace defective equipment parts such as gears, bushings and bearings and other related electrical parts
  • Perform minor repairs and/or replacement of plumbing fixtures, valves, and other devices as required
  • Assist as required and/or directed with snow plowing, snow and ice removal, and lawn and shrubbery care around campus
  • Read electrical circuit diagrams
  • May do other trades work incidental to electrical work
  • As required, estimate materials needed and record time and materials expended on each work order
  • Will have minor supervisory duties when Mechanic Helper is assigned to assist in the work of the electrician
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Facilities Manager

Requirements:

  • Ability to plan, organize, control, and direct all aspects of required corrective and preventative maintenance for all campus property
  • Ability to work within the overall organization of Facilities Management and work with skilled and unskilled personnel and administrators
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills and be able to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely
  • Must be willing to seek training to enhance or learn new skills
  • Must be accessible and available in the event of emergencies or when needed to meet the ongoing missions of the University
  • Must possess knowledge and technical skills required for the repair and maintenance of plumbing, heating, and electrical systems, fixtures, devices, and applications
  • Must be willing to work both outside and inside

Qualifications:

  1. At least five (5) years of maintenance experience
  2. Graduation from an accredited Trade or Vocational school
  3. Must possess a current electrician’s license
  4. Must have a valid Kentucky Driver’s license

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, 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:Physical Plant
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...

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Temporary

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

3 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.

College of Optometry, Full-Time

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

Faculty - UPIKE Kentucky College of Optometry

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

College of Optometry, Full-Time

Description:

The University Of Pikeville, the Leading University of Central Appalachia, is currently seeking faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Professional educators are sought in the areas of Primary Care, Binocular Vision, Ocular Disease and Pharmacology. Candidates should be passionate and experienced regarding 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 while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

The faculty member is expected to teach in the Kentucky College of Optometry program while accepting the following responsibilities:   

  1. Course preparation which will include lecture and laboratory presentations as well as student testing and evaluation.
  2. Participating in and recommending 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. and/or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in a discipline related to optometry or its associated basic sciences.
  2. Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  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.

College of Osteopathic Medicine, Full-Time

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

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

5 adjunct faculty positions.

Part-time Temporary Learning Resource Assistant – Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applications for Part-Time Temporary Learning Resource Assistants for nursing students in the Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing.

Nursing, Part-Time

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applications for Part-Time Temporary Learning Resource Assistants for nursing students in the Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing. These individuals must have knowledge and expertise of nursing content and skills and be passionate in working with nursing students with diverse learning styles.

 The learning resource assistants will serve under the supervision of the Dean of the School of Nursing and specific course faculty while accepting the following responsibilities:

  • Assist course leader in remediation of nursing students based on lecture content, clinical performance, or results on standardized achievement tests across all nursing courses in the first- and second-year of the nursing program
  • Serve as a tutor for nursing students in an individualized or group setting
  • Assist with check-offs of common nursing skills under the direct supervision of the skills laboratory instructor
  • Assist the skills laboratory instructor with set-up and inventory of skills laboratory instructional materials
  • Assist clinical instructors as needed to enhance student comprehension and clinical decision-making within direct patient care
  • Maintain health records and an unencumbered RN license and other documentation as required by the School of Nursing or affiliating agencies
  • Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean of Nursing

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  2. Must have clinical experience as a Registered Nurse within the last two years
  3. Must have excellent organization, communication, and clinical nursing skills to work with a wide variety of learning styles and aptitudes
  4. Prior clinical instruction or teaching experience is strongly preferred

Nursing courses are offered during the day. Remediation, tutor and skills lab check-offs most commonly occur during the day. Individualized tutoring may be scheduled, at times, after-hours or weekends depending on specific needs of the students.

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:Nursing
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Instructor - Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

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

School of Nursing, Part-Time

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.

College of Arts and Sciences, Temporary

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.

Patton College of Education, Temporary

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.

College of Business, Temporary

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