Available Staff Positions

11 staff positions.

Helpdesk Customer Support Technician new

The University of Pikeville is seeking a Helpdesk Customer Support Technician to provide support to the Information and Technology Services department and the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Pikeville.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a Helpdesk Customer Support Technician to provide support to the Information and Technology Services department and the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Pikeville.

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain equipment in classrooms campus-wide.
  2. Assist student body with utilizing provided IT resources.
  3. Deploy, implement, and maintain endpoint devices for faculty, staff, and students.
  4. Review patch management reports and remediate any discrepancies found.
  5. Review endpoint security reports and ensure endpoints are up to date with anti-malware definitions. Remediate any discrepancies found.
  6. Assist with development and maintenance of departmental knowledge base.
  7. Assist in maintaining campus equipment inventory.
  8. Responsible for working a helpdesk ticket queue. Respond, effectively communicate, and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  9. Work with third party vendors to resolve issues with campus owned assets managed by the IT Department.
  10. Ability to work independently and function in a team environment.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, student workers, supervisor, staff, faculty, students, and the public in order to exchange information and generate work flow. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Computer Science or related field, or higher.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, and other computer peripherals.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web.
  • Must have experience with computer maintenance.

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

ERP Technical System Administrator

The University of Pikeville seeks an innovative and experienced professional to provide service and support for the University Colleague ecosystem, by serving in the role of ERP Technical System Administrator.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks an innovative and experienced professional to provide service and support for the University Colleague ecosystem, by serving in the role of ERP Technical System Administrator. This role works in a team and independently to support end-users. Required skills to successfully fulfill this role include understanding departmental needs, troubleshooting Colleague and ERP-related systems, resolving technical and operational issues and assessing current use and knowledge of Ellucian.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Maintains assets, to include current and appropriate documentation of hardware.
  2. Meets regularly with ITS team to maintain open communication.
  3. Works with end-users to understand their goals, priorities, processes and challenges related to the supported applications.
  4. Provides guidance and assists with reviewing, planning and deploying changes and increased functionality.
  5. Maintains end points, such as workstations, network equipment, servers, and other hardware.
  6. Works with end-users to review and modernize existing business processes, troubleshoot and resolve technical and operational issues, direct implementation of new modules and increased functionality in Colleague, and provide proactive communications about new functionality or defects.
  7. Conducts knowledge-sharing sessions, in response to specific customer needs.
  8. Promotes positive customer usage of Ellucian related functionality, such as the Solution Center, Product Documentation and Communities.
  9. Works with team members and vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  10. Performs repairs as necessary through Microsoft Chat, phone, or in-person.
  11. Installs equipment on-site, to include campus-wide and UPIKE affiliated sites.
  12. Maintains self-management skills to include keen attention to detail, ample follow-through, satisfactory time management, and increased flexibility.
  13. Works with the Systems and Network Administrators on project management as projects are assigned.
  14. Receives Helpdesk ticket escalations pertaining to IS infrastructure, resolves any and all issues, and closes the ticket timely within the KACE system.
  15. Other duties as assigned. 

Relationships: 

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, student workers, supervisors, staff members, faculty, students, vendors, and the public in order to exchange information and generate workflow. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact. 

Skills/Experience/Training Required:

  • Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field, or higher.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience of Colleague and Systems Administration practices. Must administer a Colleague environment in either Unix-UniData, WindowsUniData or Windows-SQL, and Manage, Install and Update Colleague and supporting applications.
  • Single Sign-on Configuration/Support (SSO) including SAML/SAML2 protocols.
  • 3 or more years of experience.
  • Colleague architecture and data layers.
  • UniData administration, operation and maintenance.
  • Microsoft SQL Server database administration.
  • Additional or prior knowledge and/or current hands-on experience with other Colleague modules (ST, CF, HR), Envision programming, Ethos Identity, Intelligent Learning Platform (ILP), Ellucian Experience, or other applications in the Ellucian portfolio, in addition to Colleague is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience providing technical, systems administration and support for Colleague.
  • In-depth experience patching and upgrading Colleague.
  • Hands-on experience in technical administration of Colleague and related technology inthe Colleague ecosystem including but not limited to:
    • Self-Service
    • WebAPI
    • Payment Gateway
    • SA Valet
    • ODS
    • Ethos Integration
  • Experience working with office equipment, e.g., computer, printer, and other computer peripherals.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senior Recruiter: Medical Admissions

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Medical Admissions Recruiter.

Full-Time, Admissions

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Medical Admissions Recruiter. This position is highly integral to the continued growth and vibrancy of the institution and will recruit for Osteopathic Medical, and Optometry students. This position reports to the Director of Medical Admissions. The ideal candidate will possess positive energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for recruiting highly qualified prospective students. This position will manage recruitment territories outside of the state of Kentucky. This position helps meet enrollment goals regarding applications, acceptances, and enrolled students. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Communicate consistently and effectively with prospective students and their families in person and via phone, email, text messaging, printed media, and the internet.
  2. Assist with developing recruitment plans and processes to reach enrollment goals and improve the academic profile of KYCO and KYCOM’s entering classes.
  3. Develop long lasting and strong professional relationships with pre-health advisors throughout the nation utilizing email, phone and in person communication.
  4. Work aggressively to increase public awareness of the University of Pikeville.
  5. Assist with the proper and timely acknowledgement of inquiries via phone, email and mail while providing accurate and up to date information.
  6. Learn, develop and implement recruitment strategies and best practices designed to enroll highly qualified new students.
  7. Assist with campus tours for both KYCO and KYCOM.
  8. Assist with KYCO and KYCOM interview days as travel permits.
  9. Represent the University and give presentations at a variety of educational fairs and institutions nationally. This will include in-person and remote presentation.
  10. Assist with creating and updating promotional materials and social media.
  11. National travel required with overnight stays. Applicants may expect up to 50% travel or more for this position.
  12. Assist with High School visits with guidance counselors as time permits to promote OSP and OMSP.
  13. Assists in managing Optom-Camp and PEPP summer programs.
  14. Meet quantitative and qualitative departmental goals for applications, admitted and enrolled students.
  15. Prepare admissions and recruiting reports.
  16. Help oversee application progressions through our application processing systems while observing and complying with all FERPA laws.
  17. Develop a thorough understanding of all AACOMAS, OptomCAS and AMP functions.
  18. Assist with KYCO and KYCOM Admissions related social media.
  19. Assists Director of Medical Admissions and Recruitment and Assistant Director with review of candidates for interview selection.
  20. Ensure smooth and efficient offering of events and programs, including managing registration and check-in for programs, maintaining rosters of attendees, arranging catering, etc.
  21. Uphold the University of Pikeville mission statement.
  22. Work collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, advising, registrar and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student.
  23. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, administrators and the University community at large.
  24. Perform all job duties within given realistic budget and time constraints.
  25. Perform other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, external vendors, students, faculty, and staff in order to disseminate necessary information and coordinate for daily phone, e-mail, and fax.

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Community Engagement and Instruction Librarian

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

Full-Time, Library

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

Outreach

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

Instruction

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

Reference

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

Collection Development/Departmental Liaison

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

Professional

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

Other

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

Relationships:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maintenance Grounds

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

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

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

Two main functions:

  1. To provide landscaping services to university owned acreage. This position is responsible for the operation of lawn maintenance equipment, including a pickup for disposing waste, and lawnmowers, trimmers, and blowers, and understand how to water, fertilize, and prune decorative shrubs and plants. We pride ourselves in keeping our campus safe and looking beautiful, so our team works in various types of weather conditions and performs maintenance duties to ensure employee safety during inclement weather by removing debris, snow, and ice from communal walkways and spaces.
  2. To provide maintenance assistance by collecting recyclables and preparing bales for pickup, and assist in campus-wide repairs and maintenance. Repairs may involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc. This position is responsible for operation of cardboard compactor, driving a vehicle to transport recyclables from various locations on campus.

 Responsibilities:

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

 Relationships:

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

 Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Maintenance Technician

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

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

Relationships:

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

 Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - College of Dental Health

The University of Pikeville seeks an experienced, visionary leader to serve as its Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) in the College of Dental Health.

Full-Time, College of Dental Health

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks an experienced, visionary leader to serve as its Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA) in the College of Dental Health. The ADAA is the chief academic officer of the College of Dental Health providing leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management of all educational programs at the College of Dental Health. The ADAA works closely with the Dean to determine the philosophy of education for the pre-doctoral curriculum. Working with college leaders and consultants, the ADAA develops the initial curriculum plan for the College of Dental Health and is responsible for managing the predoctoral dental education program leading to the DMD degree.

The ADAA works closely with the Dean and the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs to develop the pre-clinical and clinical curriculum. The ADAA works closely with consultants and college leaders to ensure initial accreditation and ongoing compliance with accreditation standards.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Provide leadership and oversight for the pre-doctoral educational program.
  2. Assist Dean in developing the philosophy of education and vision for the predoctoral educational program.
  3. Provide leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management of all college educational programs to ensure excellence in the academic program.
  4. Implement and assess the strategic plan for the pre-doctoral programs of the college.
  5. Work with the Dean, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and consultants to prepare for initial accreditation of the College by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  6. Work with the Dean, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and consultants to ensure continued accreditation of the College by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  7. Lead the accreditation self-study processes and site visits.
  8. Recruit and manage retention of key personnel for the Office of Academic Affairs.
  9. Manage the operations of the Office of Academic Affairs.
  10. Provide oversight to ensure compliance with regulations related to the college’s educational programs.
  11. Create and continually update the DMD student handbook.
  12. Enforce the policies and procedures in the DMD student handbook.
  13. Assemble the initial curriculum committee and serve as ex-officio member.
  14. Assemble the Academic Performance Committee and serve as chairman.
  15. Assist with pipeline, recruitment and admissions work of the College.
  16. Create and implement a plan to promote student academic success.
  17. Serve as an advocate for student learning.
  18. Work with Associate Deans of Academic Affairs from other college at the University of Pikeville to collaborate and share ideas.
  19. Continue to grow and develop professionally to ensure excellence in leadership.
  20. Maintain a positive representation of the College within the University of Pikeville enterprise and beyond.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this position must be prepared and ready to accept the challenge of being an academic leader, experienced administrator, collaborator, and partner. Therefore, the successful candidate must hold a D.D.S., D.M.D., or equivalent and have a proven record of academic leadership. In addition, it is preferred that the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs possesses:

  • Demonstrated success in a leadership role at an CODA accredited academic institution.
  • Experience in strategic planning.
  • Experience with the Commission on Dental Accreditation standards and accreditation process.
  • Commitment to excellence in the creation and implementation of academic programs.
  • Capacity to actively engage as well as listen to and understand the needs of students, faculty and staff.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Intellectual vision, high levels of energy, collaborative spirit, mission-minded, and impeccable integrity.
  • Collaborative and respectful approach toward students, other college leaders, faculty and staff.
  • An alignment with the College’s core mission to improve the oral health of Kentuckians by serving underserved and vulnerable populations.
  • A history of demonstrating strong character, collegiality, and outstanding integrity.

Relationships:

This position requires daily contact with co-workers, student workers, supervisor, college and university personnel, and students. These relationships are maintained through email, Zoom/Teams meetings, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Responsibility for Final Decisions: 

Tasks involve interpretation of data and/or procedures to address problems or situations that are not clearly defined. Tasks may require the development of techniques, formulation of concepts, and developing solutions to unique issues. Tasks also involve management of programs, work units, and/or responsibility for analysis of major organizational programs and/or major problems. Work involves non-routine/diverse work not defined by procedures. It may involve developing, implementing, and interpreting policy in order to fulfill problem resolutions. Work may involve formulating policies and procedures which have significant impact on administration, budget, decisions, and long-term policy.

Reports to: The Dean

Work is performed independently, and the employee assumes direct accountability for work and independently resolves all associated problems except where final approval is required.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must have the credentials to receive a faculty appointment at the College. 
  • Demonstrate leadership and administrative experience, abilities and qualities to manage clinical dental programs at an academic institution.
  • Continue to develop professionally and personally to grow their own leadership abilities.
  • A minimum of three years leadership experience as an academic program leader.
  • Experience managing budgets and personnel.
  • Ability to communicate and develop relationships/partnerships within the University and surrounding community.
  • Alignment with the University of Pikeville mission.
  • Ability to embrace diversity to best serve a growing higher education community.
  • Ability to promote and support excellence and innovation.
  • Must obtain a license to practice Dentistry within the State of Kentucky within 12 months of appointment to the Faculty.

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

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

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

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

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

Department:College of Dental Health
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs - College of Dental Health

The University of Pikeville seeks an experienced, visionary leader to serve as its Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (ADCA) in the College of Dental Health.

Full-Time, College of Dental Health

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks an experienced, visionary leader to serve as its Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (ADCA) in the College of Dental Health. The ADCA is the chief clinical officer of the College of Dental Health providing leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management of all college clinics. The ADCA works closely with University of Pikeville leaders to determine the on-campus location of student dental clinics and the pre-clinical simulation laboratory. The ADCA works closely with the Dean, the Chief Financial Officer, dental vendors and contractors to create on-campus student dental clinics and the pre-clinical simulation laboratory. The ADCA assembles a team and creates policies to ensure quality assurance, patient satisfaction, safety and compliance with regulations related to the college’s clinical facilities and clinical operations. This role requires an innovative, collaborative and mission-minded leader who will work with Federally Qualified Health Clinics and other community partners to provide clinical education sites for dental students. The ADCA maintains oversight of on and off campus clinical locations and ensures compliance, safety and quality assurance in these locations. The ADCA works closely with the Dean and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs to develop the pre-clinical and clinical curriculum. The ADCA works closely with consultants and college leaders to ensure accreditation and ongoing compliance with accreditation standards.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Work collaboratively with college leaders, vendors, contractors and consultants to develop the pre-clinical simulation laboratory and student dental clinics on and off of the campus of the University of Pikeville campus.
  2. Assist Dean in developing patient care missions of the College and ensure the patient care missions are accomplished.
  3. Provide leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management of all college clinics to ensure clinical excellence.
  4. Work with the Dean, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and consultants to prepare for accreditation of the College by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  5. Work with the Dean, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and consultants to ensure continued accreditation of the College by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  6. Involved in recruitment and managing retention of key personnel for clinical and pre-clinical operations and teaching.
  7. Assemble a team and provides oversight to ensure quality assurance, patient satisfaction, safety and compliance with regulations related to the college’s clinical facilities and clinical operations.
  8. Assemble a team to create and implement an electronic health record system and provide oversight of this team and system.
  9. Work with the billing office on matters of insurance and billing to ensure compliance with related state and federal regulations.
  10. Assemble a team and provide high level oversight to ensure appropriate sterilization and infection control.
  11. Assemble a team and provide high level oversight to ensure appropriate maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  12. Develop collaborative relationships with Federally Qualified Health Clinics and other community partners to provide clinical education sites for dental students.
  13. Maintain oversight of clinical operations at off-campus clinics to include training of off-campus clinical faculty.
  14. Assist with hiring clinical and pre-clinical faculty.
  15. Ensure credentialing of clinical faculty.
  16. Support innovative clinical research in ways that will advance science, dentistry and overall health.
  17. Maintain a positive representation of the College within the University of Pikeville enterprise and beyond.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate for this position must be prepared and ready to accept the challenge of being a clinical leader, experienced administrator, collaborator, and partner. Therefore, the successful candidate must hold a D.D.S., D.M.D., or equivalent and have a proven record of academic leadership and experience in developing and managing clinical dental operations. In addition, it is preferred that the Associate Dean of Clinic Affairs possesses:

  • Demonstrated success in leading clinical operations at an academic institution. 
  • Experience in strategic planning.
  • Experience with the Commission on Dental Accreditation standards and accreditation process.
  • Commitment to quality in the delivery of clinical programs.
  • Proven ability to recruit, retain and foster the professional careers of faculty and staff.
  • Capacity to actively engage as well as listen to and understand the needs of faculty, staff, patients and students.
  • Intellectual vision, high levels of energy, collaborative spirit, mission-minded, and impeccable integrity.
  • Collaborative and respectful approach toward other college leaders, faculty and community partners.
  • The desire to improve the oral health of the state of Kentucky and beyond especially among underserved and vulnerable populations.
  • A history of demonstrating strong character, collegiality, and outstanding integrity.

Relationships:

This position requires daily contact with co-workers, student workers, supervisor, college and university personnel, and students. These relationships are maintained through email, Zoom/Teams meetings, telephone, written, and person-to-person contact.

Responsibility for Final Decisions: 

Tasks involve interpretation of data and/or procedures to address problems or situations that are not clearly defined. Tasks may require the development of techniques, formulation of concepts, and developing solutions to unique issues. Tasks also involve management of programs, work units, and/or responsibility for analysis of major organizational programs and/or major problems. Work involves non-routine/diverse work not defined by procedures. It may involve developing, implementing, and interpreting policy in order to fulfill problem resolutions. Work may involve formulating policies and procedures which have significant impact on administration, budget, decisions, and long-term policy.

Reports to: The Dean

Work is performed independently, and the employee assumes direct accountability for work and independently resolves all associated problems except where final approval is required.

Education/Skill Requirements: 

  • Must have the credentials to receive a faculty appointment at the College.
  • Demonstrate leadership and administrative experience, abilities and qualities to manage clinical dental programs at an academic institution.
  • Continue to develop professionally and personally to grow their own leadership abilities.
  • A minimum of three years leadership experience as an academic program leader.
  • Experience managing budgets and personnel.
  • Ability to communicate and develop relationships/partnerships within the University and surrounding community.
  • Alignment with the University of Pikeville mission.
  • Ability to embrace diversity to best serve a growing higher education community.
  • Ability to promote and support excellence and innovation.
  • Must obtain a license to practice Dentistry within the State of Kentucky within 12 months of appointment to the Faculty.

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

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

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

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

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

Department:College of Dental Health
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Clinical Support Associate (Martin Clinic)

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking an experienced individual for the position of Clinical Support Associate.

Part-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking an experienced individual for the position of Clinical Support Associate. This individual will coordinate the operation of the KYCO Eye Clinics and provide administrative support to the Clinical Operations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts.
  2. Welcomes patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  3. Optimizes patients' satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone.
  4. Keeps patient appointments on schedule by notifying provider of patient's arrival; reviewing service delivery compared to schedule; reminding provider of service delays.
  5. Comforts patients by anticipating patients' anxieties; calmly answering patients' questions, and helps patients in distress by responding appropriately to emergencies.
  6. Maintains a clean and organized reception area.
  7. Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records.
  8. Maintains patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal, insurance, and financial information.
  9. Obtains revenue by recording and updating financial information; recording and collecting patient charges; controlling credit extended to patients; filing, collecting, and expediting third-party claims.
  10. Maintains business office inventory and supplies by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; scheduling equipment service and repairs.
  11. Protects patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal, financial, and health care information.
  12. Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  13. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  14. Demonstrate professional behavior and appearance.
  15. Other duties as assigned by administration.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED, experience in an eye care practice setting preferred.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task, have flexibility, customer and quality focused, detail-oriented, maintain scheduling, and strong time management skills.
  • Must maintain a high level of professionalism with strong telephone etiquette.
  • Strong computer knowledge, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Relationships: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Department:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Standardized Patients and Human Models

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

Temporary, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, Conference and Event Services

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Available Faculty Positions

14 faculty positions.

Open Rank Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology new

The University of Pikeville’s College of Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the fields of criminal justice and sociology starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

This position is for a broadly trained criminologist who is prepared to teach a range of courses in both criminal justice and sociology. Specializations are open, but the ideal applicant will have the ability to teach courses in corrections and/or the judicial system in addition to introductory level courses in both programs, complementing existing programmatic strengths.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in criminology or sociology is preferred; candidates with doctorates. in closely related fields, ABD status and within one year of completion, or with master’s degrees and significant teaching experience will also be considered. The J.D. degree alone is not sufficient for this position.
  • Professional experience, including experience in the correctional or judicial systems or in developing and maintaining community partnerships, is desired but not required and should be addressed in the cover letter.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience is desired. In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students and their demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of English new

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

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

The successful candidate will be able to teach African American Literature, upper-level courses, and part one and/or two of the American survey. (Preference will be given to candidates who can teach the entire sequence.) Evidence of digital methods in scholarship and teaching is a priority. The candidate will also teach first-year writing courses which incorporate common programmatic elements but may also be designed in accordance with the candidate’s own interests.  

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of Health and Human Performance new

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of health and human performance starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead a new academic major. The evolving curriculum includes defined foundational courses and leaves areas/s of specialization open for further development. The successful hire will have a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, or a similar discipline. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of Biomedical Science new

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

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of Psychology

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

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of Molecular Biology

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

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Rank Professor of Biochemistry

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

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

The successful candidate will teach biochemistry, develop and teach biochemistry laboratory courses, and participate in teaching lower division chemistry courses for majors and non-majors. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach organic chemistry and toxicology. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Business Administration

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Business starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Business starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with program activities, and continuing professional growth and development. A doctorate in business or related field from a regionally accredited institution is preferred and teaching experience is desired.

Current Program Need:

Faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Business:

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

The Coleman College of Business (CCOB) awards associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business administration, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

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

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

Responsibilities: 

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative faculty leading and teaching in a newly developed Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative faculty leading and teaching in a newly developed Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management. The successful candidate will have strong systems administration skills and a background in network security, databases, and python programming. The finalist should also possess skills in building a curriculum responsive to industry trends and focused on student learning and career success. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach and prepare materials for assigned undergraduate courses, including but not limited to Systems Administration, Database Management, IT Project Management, Python Programming, and Network Security.
  2. Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  3. Serve on the college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  4. Render service to the professional community, which is relevant to the individual's academic specialty, such as serving on committees for professional meetings.
  5. Faculty within the ITM program consistently seek to integrate innovative teaching and real-world problems to engage students in real-world classroom experiences.
  6. The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work as part of a team and develop productive working relationships with multiple stakeholders, a commitment to high standards, and professional integrity.
  7. Create and maintain an environment conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  8. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  9. Develop new courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  10. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  11. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Information Technology, Information Systems, or related disciplines from a recognized university and significant work experience in the Information Technology, Information Systems, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A PhD and undergraduate teaching experience is desired. Applicants with ABD status within one year of completion will also be considered.
  • Two or more years of successful experience teaching in the IT/IS-related field. 
  • Applicant should possess knowledge of various instructional technology applications, such as the Canvas learning management system.
  • Industry certifications related to subject areas, i.e., CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified Cisco Network Administrator.

Relationships:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Accounting and Finance starting August 2023.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month regular faculty appointment in the field of Accounting and Finance starting August 2023. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with program activities, and continuing professional growth and development. A doctorate in business or related field from a regionally accredited institution is required and teaching experience is desired.

Current Program Need:

Faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Business.

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

The Coleman College of Business (CCOB) awards associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business administration, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology Management. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

The University of Pikeville is dedicated to excellence in instruction and fulfillment of learner outcomes.

Full-Time, Nursing

Description:

The University of Pikeville is dedicated to excellence in instruction and fulfillment of learner outcomes. The College of Nursing and Human Services seeks to hire an innovative and student-centered Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing with a medical-surgical, critical care, or emergency room background. This individual will provide full-time didactic, clinical and/or skills lab instruction for students within the Nursing program. Faculty must have a strong commitment to teaching and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment. In addition, faculty must be dedicated to engaging students in an academic and clinical setting.

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. Engage students in the classroom and clinical environment by promoting innovative teaching and learning practices.
  3. Provide clinical evaluation as required and meet one-on-one with students to strengthen clinical decision-making.
  4. Advise undergraduate students and provide service to the university and community.
  5. Participate in curriculum development and systematic program evaluation and continue professional development.
  6. Maintain close communication with the course leader or supervising faculty.
  7. Maintain health records, an unencumbered KY RN license, and other documentation as required by the Elliott School of Nursing or health agencies.
  8. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, students, student workers, patients, parents, and local hospitals to discuss collaborative efforts, and generally share information. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, text, and person-to-person contact.

 Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree and clinical experience within the last two years. Doctoral degree preferred.
  • Must hold a valid, unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the state of Kentucky prior to the start date of the appointment.
  • All required university, state, and accrediting criteria for employment as a nursing faculty member must be maintained for continued employment.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience is strongly preferred, as well as interest in developing simulation learning and online course delivery. 
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and clinical decision-making skills.
  • Prior experience with electronic health documentation and simulation is highly desired. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Ocular Disease)

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

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

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

KYCO is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) and the University of Pikeville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Ocular Disease with emphasis neuro-ophthalmic disease

Medical Sciences

Primary Care Optometry

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

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

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: 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 f interest, current resume or vitae and the contact information for three to five professional references. Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your letter of interest and application materials.

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

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

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

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

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is seeking an Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs.

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is seeking an Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. KYCOM is ranked #2 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #2 in medical schools with the most graduates in practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education. Under the supervision, and directly reporting to the Dean of KYCOM, this person has overall responsibility for the oversight of the third- and fourth-year clinical curriculum.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for the overall administrative management of the Office of Clinical Affairs, including but not limited to:

  1. Oversees and manages the Director of Clinical Rotation and assures yearly evaluations are performed.
  2. Prepares and recommends a Clinical Affairs budget to the Dean.
  3. Develops and evaluates clinical curriculum for years 3 and 4 and assures the integration of osteopathic principles and practices throughout the clinical rotations.
    1. Develops and maintains regional clinical sites for core, selective and elective rotations.
    2. Develops, evaluates, and manages clinical rotations to assure the highest quality clinical experiences for all third- and fourth-year students.
    3. Monitors the progress of all students on clinical rotations assuring progress toward graduation and recommends disciplinary action to the Promotion & Matriculation Committee when necessary.
    4. Develops and monitors remediation plans for third- and fourth-year students with academic deficiencies.
    5. Evaluates and makes decisions on all special rotation requests.
    6. Reviews all clinical affiliation agreements for recommendation to the Dean.
    7. Recommends to the Dean all appointments of adjunct clinical faculty.
    8. Maintains continuous communications with third- and fourth-year medical students.
  4. Teaches in the clinical sciences courses as appropriate.
  5. Responsible for materials and documentation required for accreditation.
  6. Mentors’ clinical faculty to promote professional growth and development.
  7. Provides counseling, mentoring, and guidance to students monthly.
  8. Assures appropriate delivery of faculty development program for off campus clinical faculty.
  9. Serves on assigned KYCOM and UPIKE committees.
  10. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  11. Establishes mutual respect with faculty, staff, and students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  12. Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and University of Pikeville (UPIKE) committees.
  13. Responsible for other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean and university administration.
  14. Attends Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, University of Pikeville Opening Convocation, and other events as required.

Relationships:

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

Education/Credentials:

  • Earned DO degree from American Osteopathic Association - COCA accredited college of osteopathic medicine or MD degree from LCME accrediting body.
  • Board Certified by an AOA-BOS or ABMS member board.
  • Current and unrestricted medical license issued by the Kentucky Board of Medical License (KBML).
  • Current and unrestricted DEA certificate.
  • Preferred experience in academic medicine.

Experience: 

  • Previous experience in academic medicine, preferably at a college of osteopathic medicine.
  • Proven leadership and management qualifications.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must have excellent verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Ability to embrace diversity to best serve a growing higher education community.
  • Ability to foster excellence and innovation.
  • A history of demonstrating strong character and outstanding integrity.
  • Strong critical thinking, anticipatory problem solving, and attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work to complete assignments accurately and within reasonable timeframes.
  • Must have current knowledge and skills in utilizing Microsoft Office Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Must be able to learn and utilize Learning Management Systems such as Canvas, and the University's online platform and systems.
  • Must demonstrate cooperation, courtesy, and consideration when working with the professional community, KYCOM, KYCO, and UPIKE communities, faculty, students, and the public.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Alignment with the University of Pikeville and KYCOM missions.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Ocular Disease)

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

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

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

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

A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Ocular Disease with emphasis in posterior segment

Pre-Operative and Post-Operative surgical management

Expanded therapeutic ocular procedures

Primary Care Optometry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

7 adjunct faculty positions.

Adjunct Professor - Patton College of Education

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

Part-Time, Patton College of Education

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of Rank I (Master’s + 30) or EdS in Education.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Must have a minimum of five years in a certified position in the P-12 setting.
  4. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning platform preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

Department:Patton College of Education
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:  

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

 Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:  

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, Social Work

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Instructor - Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

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

Part-Time, School of Nursing

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Professor - Coleman College of Business

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

Temporary, College of Business

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

Available Student Worker Positions

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

Graduate Assistant - Registrar's Office

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

Part-Time, Academic Affairs

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Football

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), a NAIA School which competes in the Mid-South Conference, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Football.

Temporary, Athletics

Description:

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

Responsibilities:   

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

Knowledge/Skills/Ability: 

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

Education/Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Department:Athletics
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Student Worker

Graduate Assistant - Softball

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for softball. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the University.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for softball. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the University. The Graduate Assistant will assist in the administration in all phases of the programs, including recruiting, player-evaluation, practice planning and implementation, off-season conditioning, fund-raising, and scheduling, other coaching duties or administrative duties as assigned. The position is under the direct supervision of the the Head Coach. 

Responsibilities:

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

Education/Experience:

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

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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