Available Staff Positions

13 staff positions.

Head Men and Women’s Track & Field Coach new

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

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Women's Bowling new

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach for our Women's Bowling program.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach for our Women's Bowling program. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the College.

The central focus for this position is to coordinate and assist with all aspects of the team by performing the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily coaching and planning practices.
  • Assist with game preparation and the recruitment of qualified student-athletes to the program.
  • Assist in making team travel arrangements including but not limited to reservations for buses, vans, drivers and hotel accommodations.
  • Distribution of bowling supplies.
  • Maintain academic progress reports.
  • Travel arrangements and campus tours for recruits.
  • General office duties including pickup and drop off of mail.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into graduate program at UPIKE.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with all members of the College community.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine, copier.
  • Must be familiar in Microsoft Office, particularly with Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with creating online travel arrangements.

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

 

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

Graduate Assistant - Business Affairs

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant for the office of Business Affairs.

Part-Time, Business Affairs

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant for the office of Business Affairs. The Graduate Assistant will provide direct support for the Business Office by performing the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the front desk – answer/direct phone calls, take/process payments, distribute paychecks, refunds, and accounts payable checks.
  2. Assist accounts payable with entering vouchers, filing, and uploading to Image Now.
  3. Assist accounts receivable in billing, reviewing student accounts, preparing refunds.
  4. Assist accountants with the morning routine in Ellucian, depositing checks, reviewing account activity.
  5. Take the cash deposits to the bank on a daily basis if needed.
  6. Will enter journal entries that are approved by a staff accountant or the controller.
  7. Assist the controller in updating policies and procedures.
  8. Data entry and analysis.
  9. Attends and participates in meetings as required.
  10. Perform basic administrative duties, such as answering/directing calls, shredding documents, collecting/delivering mail, etc.
  11. Complete projects as needed.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into graduate program at UPIKE.
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must have excellent writing skills, critical thinking skills, and be self-directed.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, copiers, scanner, multiline office phone.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word.
  • Must be proficient with Excel spreadsheets, particularly the use of formulas and data analysis for decision making.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research.
  • Must understand the importance of keeping all information confidential.

 * Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, a monthly stipend, housing & a meal plan. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall and spring 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. 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:Business Affairs
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Graduate Assistant - Women's Soccer

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach for our women's soccer program. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the University.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant Coach for our women's soccer program. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of the University.

The central focus for this position is to coordinate and assist with all aspects of the team by performing the following responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily coaching and planning practices.
  • Implement practice plans/activities as well as track player development.
  • Assist with scouting and game preparation and the recruitment of qualified student-athletes to the program.
  • Make team travel arrangements including but not limited to reservations for buses, vans, drivers and hotel accommodations.
  • Distribution and tracking of soccer gear.
  • Run team study hall and maintain academic progress reports.
  • Make game day preparations.
  • Travel arrangements and campus tours for recruits.
  • Assist in recruiting and retention.
  • General office duties including pickup and drop off of mail.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree and be accepted into graduate program at UPIKE.
  • 2-4 months experience with recruiting preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience with player skill development, game planning, and practice preparation preferred.     
  • Must be able to abide by the standards set by the Head Coach to maintain a high degree of trust and quality assurance.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate with all members of the University community.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine, copier.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly with Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with creating online travel arrangements.

*Graduate Assistants receive tuition waivers of up to 6 hours of classes per semester, a monthly stipend, housing & a meal plan. The meal plan covers the actual number of weeks that classes are in session during the fall and spring 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, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Clinical Support Associate

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking an experienced individual for the full-time position of Clinical Support Associate. This individual will coordinate the operation of the Clinic 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; answering patients' questions; maintain a clean and organized reception area.
  6. Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records.
  7. Maintains patient accounts by obtaining, recording, and updating personal and financial information.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Helps patients in distress by responding to emergencies.
  11. Protects patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Safety Officer

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

Part-Time, Security

Description:

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

The successful candidate is expected to accept the following responsibilities:   

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

Requirements:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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:Security
Employment Type:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

School of Dance Director

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks an innovative and engaging individual who enjoys working with children and adults. We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative person as our School of Dance Director to grow and develop an existing program.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks an innovative and engaging individual who enjoys working with children and adults.  We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and creative person as our School of Dance Director to grow and develop an existing program. The position will focus on classical ballet.

Responsibilities:

  • Adequate knowledge of ballet, tap, and jazz dance experience.
  • Energetic, creative, punctual, engaging and have experience teaching various ages.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with the general public and to organize and problem solve.
  • Prepare progressive lesson plans which will enhance the experience of program participants.
  • Manage and maintain all assigned classes.
  • Use age appropriate language and music to teach class, keeping a positive attitude.
  • Prepare and teach choreography, especially classical ballet.
  • Administrative responsibilities such as budget management, attendance, and ability to market the program.
  • Work closely with other UPIKE staff to create, produce and perform at least two public performances per year. 
  • The option to create a dance company in an academic environment is available.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education & Experience

  • College degree required.
  • Minimum one year of teaching varying ages in similar programs or activities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dance skills and techniques.
  • Business and program budget experience.
  • Willing to work late/flexible hours.

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

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

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

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

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

Development Advisor

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a full-time staff position in the Upward Bound program. The Development Advisor is a salaried position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

Full-Time, Upward Bound

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a full-time staff position in the Upward Bound program. The Development Advisor is a salaried position, which is dependent on continued federal grant funding.

The Development Advisor is expected to perform all duties required by the University of Pikeville’s Upward Bound program by carrying out the following responsibilities:

  1. Review and collect all data necessary to qualify participants for acceptance into the program.
  2. Document all required steps in the approval selection process as well as the academic, personal, and career guidance components of the program.
  3. Responsible for scheduling and conducting visits to target schools while recruiting qualifying participants.
  4. Deliver and document all information regarding support services.
  5. Maintain the program’s professional relationships with the local high schools.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, education, or related field along with training or experience in personal, academic, and career counseling.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with a TRIO program or similar experience working with youth from disadvantaged backgrounds similar to those experienced by the target area youth.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to identify the barriers and disadvantages faced by area youth and the ability to relate effectively to campus personnel, and local secondary school personnel and students.
  • Proficiency in clerical skills, e.g. use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have ability to perform simple calculations.
  • Must have excellent people and communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of Web and creating online travel arrangements for large groups of people.
  • Must be familiar with multiple forms of office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, copier, fax machine.

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

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

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

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

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

Area Coordinator

The Area Coordinator is a twelve-month, live-in position with supervisory responsibilities for multiple residence halls (ranging from 200-400 residents) and a staff of paraprofessionals (Resident Assistants).

Full-Time, Student Services

Description:

The Area Coordinator is a twelve-month, live-in position with supervisory responsibilities for multiple residence halls (ranging from 200-400 residents) and a staff of paraprofessionals (Resident Assistants). Responsibilities include overall management of residential community that facilitates a vibrant student experience grounded in intentional student development practice. Reports to Director of Residence Life.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide live-in residence hall management and deliver an array of engaging, educational programs for residential community; work out of office in residence hall while staying engaged with central office.
  2. Participate in 24-hour on-call duty rotation including night, weekend and holidays utilizing a university cell phone, responding to calls for assistance and emergency situations.
  3. Participate in the hiring, training, and supervision of Resident Assistant (RA) staff; provide direct supervision for RA staff.
  4. Serve as a retention agent and intervene with students on behalf of the institution when students present risks to their retention or persistence. Refer students to campus resources as needed and actively contribute to the university-wide retention initiatives.
  5. Maintain records and submit appropriate paperwork for facilities concerns. Includes overseeing check-in and check-out procedures, damage charges, key distribution and collection and using online database system to track facilities concerns. Maintain an awareness of the building condition, safety and security, furnishings, and other equipment; provides leadership for resolving concerns.
  6. Serve as a residence life liaison with other campus agencies, including Facilities, Public Safety, Aramark (both Housekeeping and Facilities), Athletics, International Programs, Career and Professional Development, Student Activities, etc.
  7. Adjudicate student conduct within assigned residential community; Uphold and interpret the rights and responsibilities of all students through consistent and fair policy enforcement.
  8. Provide support to Director for central office processes as is needed; take on other office duties as assigned by Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and a commitment to: the college mission and purpose; high academic standards; and student success.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of college students.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including evening and weekends as needed.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with students, staff, faculty, and the general public.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with students, employees and the public.
  • Ability to efficiently multitask and conduct/complete independent work assignments.
  • Experience using integrated software systems and Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • At least one (1) year previous experience as a Hall Director, Resident Assistant, or other housing/residence life related leadership role is preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coordinator of Public Relations

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking applicants for the Coordinator of Public Relations.

Full-Time, Public Relations

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking applicants for the Coordinator of Public Relations. This position will coordinate internal and external communications, including editorial services, media relations and social media. Furthermore, the incumbent will assist with the development of innovative strategies that strengthen brand awareness, and work collaboratively with campus partners to ensure that strategic communication and marketing goals are achieved. The successful candidate will possess exceptional written, verbal and visual communication skills; the ability to work effectively and simultaneously in multiple forms of communication including print, web, social media and multimedia; a solid understanding of the principles of public relations and marketing; and will be an energetic and creative team member.

Responsibilities:

  1. Writing and distributing content for press releases, social media, publications, web and other communication platforms.
  2. Assist with the planning and execution of university events.
  3. Providing photography for campus events, media releases, social media, publications and web.
  4. Working creatively with Public Affairs team and campus partners in the development of marketing campaigns and promotional projects that align with institutional goals.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Marketing, or related field.
  • Must have experience working with both Mac and Windows platforms.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. printers, copiers, fax machine, camera.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, e.g. Word.
  • Must have experience maintaining existing Web pages and conducting research on the Web.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senior Director of Advancement - Graduate Programs

The Senior Advancement Director position is charged with raising private gifts for a specified college and/or program. The primary responsibility is to meet or exceed annual and multi-year fundraising goals by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, securing, and stewarding prospects.

Full-Time, Advancement

Description:

The Senior Advancement Director position is charged with raising private gifts for a specified college and/or program. The primary responsibility is to meet or exceed annual and multi-year fundraising goals by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, securing, and stewarding prospects and donors capable of individual gifts in excess of $10,000.

The position is actively engaged in establishing long-term partnerships and strengthening existing relationships with alumni, vendors, corporate and community partners, and other key industry leaders that will result in funding for immediate and long-term goals for the benefit of the graduate programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working within a comprehensive institutional advancement strategy – plan and execute a development plan, which includes identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors ($10,000+), while working independently and/or collaboratively with volunteers.
  • Meet or exceed annual fundraising goals specified for amount raised, contacts, number of successful solicitations, etc.
  • Manage a major gift prospect base of between 125 to 150 qualified major gift prospects.
  • Conduct 200+ face-to-face visits per year.
  • Execute a minimum of 30 to 35 contacts per month with at least half comprising personal, direct contact. The Senior Advancement Director must be able to travel 40% of the time, including overnight and occasional weekends.
  • Document contacts and adhere to policies and procedures for accepting, recording and acknowledging gifts.
  • Work closely with Alumni, Advancement and Public Affairs offices to maximize the fundraising potential of the university through participation in events or meetings.
  • Perform stewardship of endowment scholarships for designated college and/or program.

 Essential Functions:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervised by the Vice President of Advancement and coordinating closely with the Dean of the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM): Plan, secure, manage and evaluate new, renewed, and expanded partnerships that strengthen and drive the support for UPIKE and KYCOM’s mission.
  • Meet performance measures and evaluate effectiveness of all projects.
  • Build a pipeline of donor-centered major and planned gift prospects, ensuring they are cultivated in an appropriate and deliberate manner leading to the solicitation of major gifts.
  • Develop strategic relationships among faculty, staff, alumni, volunteers, friends, students, corporations, foundations and campus colleagues that result in effective partnerships and increased philanthropic funding
  • Oversee and coordinate donor-centered events in support of KYCOM.
  • Ensure timely, accurate documentation of contacts and cultivation strategies, proposals, pledges, fund agreements, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

Link to UPIKE Magazine:

https://issuu.com/upike/docs/fallmag_web?e=27204698/55590416

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

Grant Writer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is currently seeking a Grant Writer for the office of Advancement.

Full-Time, Advancement

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is currently seeking a Grant Writer for the office of Advancement. This position will research grant opportunities and potential funding in support of the university strategic initiatives as well as compose grant proposals to secure financial support for university priorities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Research possible grant opportunities and support the university process for grant development, submission, and acceptance of potential grants.
  2. Respond to inquiries for grant opportunity information and assist with the application process.
  3. Draft and complete information relevant to grant applications.
  4. Assist with implementation and maintenance of records and computer databases.
  5. Keeps informed on the best practices in the grants management field and recommends improvement to the grants management process.
  6. Assist with annual events such as Phone-a-thon, golf events, sporting events and regional alumni events.
  7. Provides administrative and organizational support for the grants office.
  8. Perform other duties as requested.

 Required Education and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Standardized Patients and Human Models

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) is seeking individuals interested in applying for the Standardized Patient and Human Model Program on the school’s campus. A standardized patient is a person willing and trained to portray an actual patient with a...

Temporary, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

A standardized patient is a person willing and trained to portray an actual patient with a specific medical history and physical exam findings for the purpose of instructing health professional students. A human model is a person willing to serve as an actual patient for physical examination training by health professional students.

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

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

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

Available Faculty Positions

14 faculty positions.

Clinical Faculty - Kentucky College of Optometry

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is currently seeking clinical faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville, the Leading University of Central Appalachia, is currently seeking clinical faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Professional clinical educators are sought in the areas of Primary Care, Binocular Vision, and Ocular Disease. Candidates should be passionate and experienced regarding clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide health care to patients within the Kentucky College of Optometry clinical system.

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

  3. Providing clinical tutoring for students as needed.

  4. Traditional scholarly activity and University service. 

 Requirements:

  1. Must have an O.D. degree from an ACOE accredited optometry program, completion of an ACOE accredited optometric residency or 3-5 years clinical experience preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of criminal justice starting August 2018.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of criminal justice starting August 2018.  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 successful applicant will be a generalist who is prepared to teach a broad range of criminal justice courses including policing and corrections at the undergraduate level.  While most classes are offered face-to-face, the University does offer classes through other modalities including hybrid and fully online.  Faculty may have part of their teaching load assigned to these other modalities.  The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with departmental activities, program recruiting, and continuing professional growth and development.  A minimum of a master’s degree in criminal justice and at least ten years of law enforcement experience is required.  The J.D. degree alone is not sufficient for this position.   Undergraduate teaching experience is 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.  UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program. 

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

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please provide a cover letter and specifically address your teaching experience, skills and teaching philosophy as well as how you would create an environment of learning and excellence within our Division. Please identify what other courses, you would like to develop.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - Clinical Procedures

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Clinical Procedures. Positions are available in the clinical procedures track known as Clinical Skills: Optometric Theory and Techniques.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Clinical Procedures. Positions are available in the clinical procedures track known as Clinical Skills: Optometric Theory and Techniques. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide lecture and laboratory instruction in the Pre-Clinical course track, including basic to advanced optometric procedures.
  2. Possess a passion and genuine desire to train optometry students in their early clinical procedure coursework.
  3. Provide direct patient care and clinical instruction to professional studentsand interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals.
  4. Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community.
  5. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in traditional research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

a) Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for the Optometric Theory and Techniques courses and related areas, as assigned; embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program; maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation; precepting students on clinical rotation at The Kentucky College of Optometry clinics.

b) Helping to maintain and grow the state of the art optometry program with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; working closely together with all faculty to provide a complete range of eye and vision care services; participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations; participating on College and University committees, as assigned; participating in College and University service activities.

c) Engaging in research and scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals sufficient to qualify for academic advancement.

 Requirements:

  • KYCO seeks a professional with a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.).
  • Residency training OR a minimum five years relevant clinical experience is preferred.
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • Applicants must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - Anterior Segment Disease/Contact Lenses

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Contact Lenses/Anterior Segment Disease.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Contact Lenses/Anterior Segment Disease. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction and ready to join a dynamic progressive academic community. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Be highly knowledgeable in the field of Anterior Segment Disease and Contact Lenses.
  2. Develop and teach courses and/or laboratories in the area of anterior segment disease and contact lenses.
  3. Provide direct patient care and clinical instruction to professional studentsand interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals.
  4. Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community.
  5. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in traditional research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

a) Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for anterior segment disease and contact lenses and related areas, as assigned; embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program; maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation; precepting students on clinical rotation at The Kentucky College of Optometry clinics.

b) Helping to maintain and grow the state of the art optometry program with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; working closely together with all faculty to provide a complete range of eye and vision care services; participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations; participating on College and University committees, as assigned; participating in College and University service activities.

c) Engaging in research and scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals sufficient to qualify for academic advancement.

 Requirements:

  • KYCO seeks a professional with a minimum Doctor of Optometry Degree (O.D.).
  • Residency training in the appropriate area of Cornea and Contact Lenses OR a minimum five years relevant clinical experience is preferred.
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • Applicants must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  • Prior college teaching experience is strongly preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - Posterior Segment Disease/Glaucoma

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Posterior Segment Disease/Glaucoma.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the area of Posterior Segment Disease/Glaucoma. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction and ready to join a dynamic progressive academic community. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region.

Responsibilities:

  1. Be highly knowledgeable in the field of Posterior Segment Disease and Glaucoma.
  2. Develop and teach courses and/or laboratories in the area of posterior segment disease and glaucoma.
  3. Provide direct patient care and clinical instruction to professional studentsand interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals.
  4. Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community.
  5. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in traditional research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

a) Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for posterior segment disease, glaucoma, and related areas, as assigned; embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program; maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation; precepting students on clinical rotation at The Kentucky College of Optometry clinics.

b) Helping to maintain and grow the state of the art optometry program with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; working closely together with all faculty to provide a complete range of eye and vision care services; participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations; participating on College and University committees, as assigned; participating in College and University service activities.

c) Engaging in research and scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals sufficient to qualify for academic advancement.

 Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

The University of Pikeville Elliott School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, contract* faculty appointment in its associate degree in nursing program starting August 2018.

Full-Time, School of Nursing

Description:

The University of Pikeville Elliott School of Nursing is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, contract* faculty appointment in its associate degree in nursing program starting August 2018. The successful applicant will have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and expertise to teach in Medical-Surgical Nursing classroom and clinical. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the university and community, participating in curriculum development and systematic program evaluation, and continuing professional development. Undergraduate teaching experience is highly desired, as well as interest in developing simulation learning and online course delivery.

The applicant must hold a valid 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.

* Contract appointment is a full-time appointment for a specified period of time and subject to renewal at the initiative of the University.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Microbiology

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

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

This position is responsible for coordination and teaching in the basic sciences, including but not limited to the following:

  • Teaching Medical Microbiology and Immunology, and includes preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  • Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Serves on appointed Committees.
  • Research and other scholarly activities.
  • Provide counseling and guidance for the students.
  • Responsible for other duties as directed by the Dean.

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.

Requirements: Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology, or a related field. Previous relevant academic and research experience, preferably involving medical education. Must have excellent organizational, verbal, communication, teaching and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Review of applications is expected to begin immediately.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. Please attach curriculum vitae, statement of experience, teaching philosophy, research goals and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for this position.

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment in the field of communication starting August 2018. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting.

Full-Time, Communication

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, faculty appointment in the field of communication starting August 2018.  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 successful applicant will be a generalist who is prepared to teach across a broad range of communication courses for both majors and non-majors at the undergraduate level.  In particular, candidates should have the interest and ability to teach communication theory courses at both the introductory and advanced levels.  While most classes are offered face-to-face, the University does offer classes through other modalities including hybrid and fully online.  Faculty may have part of their teaching load assigned to these other modalities.  The position also requires advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.  A doctorate in communication is required.  Applicants with ABD status who will be completing prior to August 2018 will be considered. 

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

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. 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 and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry - Analytical (REVISED)

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of Chemistry with a background in analytical chemistry starting August 2018.

Full-Time, Chemistry

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of Chemistry with a background in analytical chemistry starting August 2018. 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 successful applicant will be a have a doctorate in chemistry and is prepared to teach a variety of courses that are part of the University’s course offerings in Chemistry.  Teaching responsibilities may include general chemistry, quantitative analysis, and/or instrumental analysis. While most classes are offered face-to-face, the University does offer classes through other modalities including hybrid and fully online. Faculty may have part of their teaching load assigned to these other modalities. This position also requires advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.  A doctorate in chemistry is required.  Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.  Undergraduate teaching experience is 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. UPIKE also offers a generous holiday schedule and paid leave program. 

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please provide a cover letter and specifically address your teaching experience, skills and teaching philosophy as well as how you would create an environment of learning and excellence within our Division. It will also be useful to identify what other courses, in addition to microbiology, you would like to develop. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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

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

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

 

 

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Business

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, regular faculty appointment in the field of Business Administration starting August 2018.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia, is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month, regular faculty appointment in the field of Business Administration starting August 2018. The successful applicant will be a generalist who is prepared to teach a broad range of business courses including finance and accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.  A doctorate in business or related field from a regionally accredited institution is required and teaching experience is desired. Candidates with eighteen graduate hours in accounting and finance are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 and graduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with program activities, and continuing professional growth and development.

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 and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

* 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 Family Medicine

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

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

This position is responsible for teaching, osteopathic clinical research, and service in the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) Department of Family Medicine.

Responsibilities:

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

Education and Experience:

  • Must have earned a D.O. degree from an American Osteopathic Association COCA-accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine.
  • Must be eligible for and maintain an unrestricted Kentucky medical/osteopathic license and obtain that license within 180 days of initial employment.
  • Must be board certified by AOA-BOS and/or a member of the board of the ABMS.
  • Previous research and academic/clinical experience is desirable.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching, and decision-making skills.
  • 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 online platform and systems.

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

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. Please attach curriculum vitae, statement of experience, teaching philosophy, research goals and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for this position.

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry

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

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching various Biochemistry courses for KYCOM and KYCO, including but not limited to preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  • Responsible for teaching osteopathic research and service in Biochemistry and Nutrition.
  • Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Serves on appointed committees.
  • Research and other scholarly activities.
  • Provide counseling and guidance for the students.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Dean.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Earned PhD in Biochemistry or a closely related field. 
  • Requires previous research and academic experience, preferably involving medical education.
  • Strong desire to teach.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work with faculty from other disciplines.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials. Please attach curriculum vitae, statement of experience, teaching philosophy, research goals and three letters of recommendation in order to be considered for this position.

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Optometry Faculty - Clinical Medicine/Management and Co-Management

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) is currently seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member to teach OPT 726-Clinical Medicine/Management and Co-Management. Candidates must be passionate and experienced in classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will provide students with the knowledge and confidence they need to succeed at the highest level of professional optometric services. This unique career opportunity affords an individual the opportunity to work and teach in a state of the art eye care facility as well as in fully equipped rural health clinics; while at the same time enjoying the unparalleled beauty and tranquility of the Appalachian mountain region. 

Responsibilities:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

4 adjunct faculty positions.

Adjunct Instructor - Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

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

Part-Time, School of Nursing

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Adjunct Professor - College of Arts and Sciences

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

Temporary, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

  1. Teaching the assigned course, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Participating in orientation sessions and departmental planning activities.
  3. Providing educational support for students on an as-need basis.
  4. Responsibilities for all other duties as assigned by the Dean.

 Requirements:

  1. Must have a minimum of a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hour in the discipline of teaching interest.
  2. Must have excellent organizational, communication, teaching and decision-making skills.
  3. Experience using Joule and/or other web-based learning management system is preferred.

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Adjunct Professor - Patton College of Education

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

Temporary, Patton College of Education

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

Department:Patton College of Education
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professor - Coleman College of Business

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

Temporary, College of Business

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

 

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Available Student Worker Positions

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

Conference Assistant

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is currently seeking a Conference Assistant (CA). The CA is primarily responsible for providing customer service to individuals and groups participating in summer conferences at the University of Pikeville.

Temporary, Public Relations

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is currently seeking a Conference Assistant (CA) for assistance with conference and event services for the Public Relations department. The Conference Assistant (CA) is primarily responsible for providing customer service to individuals and groups participating in summer conferences at the University of Pikeville. As a member of the summer conferences staff, the CA is responsible for a variety of administrative and public-relations functions including the following:

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop positive working relationships with conference guests including adolescent and adult attendees;
  2. Develop positive working relationships with fellow UPIKE staff members, including Conference and Event Services, Residence Life, Student Activities, Aramark housekeeping, facilities, IT, and Public Safety;
  3. Act as a positive role model representing the University of Pikeville;
  4. With other Conference Assistant staff, prepare buildings for summer occupancy, including conducting damage inspections and key inventories, preparing bulletin boards, and setting up supply closets;
  5. Work check-in and check-out events of conference guests, including providing good customer service, conducting pre- and post-room checks for damages, completing appropriate paperwork, and inventorying room keys;
  6. Assist with the set-up and tear-down of chairs, tables, linens, audio/visual equipment, etc. in meeting and event spaces throughout campus;
  7. Provide overnight duty coverage to conference guests and work closely with Public Safety and Residence Life when responding to lock-outs, maintenance issues, conduct incidents, and emergency situations as needed;
  8. Attend a weekly staff meeting to coordinate efforts with other staff and receive updates;
  9. Provide appropriate and timely feedback about each conference process to the Director of Conference and Event Services and/or the Director of Residence Life; and
  10. Complete other tasks as assigned by Conference and Events Services or other the Office of Residence Life professional staff.

Dates of Employment:

The Conference Assistant will be a temporary position with a start date of June 5, 2018 and will continue through August 1, 2018. CAs will work an average of 20-25 hours per week. Hours will vary from week to week to week based on conference schedule. CAs must be available to work weekend and evening hours when required.

Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50
  • Must be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct and in good legal standing in the state of Kentucky.
  • Must not engage in or agree to additional on-campus employment while employed as a Conference Assistant
  • Conference Assistants will need to have approval from their supervisor regarding any courses taken over the summer
  • Must be enrolled in classes for Summer 2018 or Fall 2018 (cannot graduate in May 2018)
  • Must currently live on campus

** Conference Assistants are required to live on-campus for the summer and are provided housing.  CAs will be provided food through dining services throughout the summer as available based on the summer events schedule. Housing contracts for CAs will end on August 1st. This means that CAs who are not living on campus for the 2018-2019 academic year will need to find other housing accommodations by August 6th.

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

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

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

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

Department:Public Relations
Employment Type:Temporary
Position Type:Student Worker