Available Staff Positions

8 staff positions.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs new

The University of Pikeville's Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

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 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Under the supervision of the Dean of KYCOM, the Associate Dean is directly responsible for the administration of all aspects of the KYCOM academic programs.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage and evaluate the Academic Affairs staff.
  2. Prepares and recommends a departmental budget.
  3. Serve as Chair or Co-chair of the KYCOM Curriculum Committee.
  4. Provides counseling and guidance to students.
  5. Serves on assigned KYCOM and UPIKE committees.
  6. Attends Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation.
  7. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.
  9. Oversee the creation and management of daily class schedules for first and second year KYCOM classes.
  10. Oversee the block exam testing process for first and second year classes.
  11. Oversee the composition of Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE) for KYCOM students.
  12. Assist KYCOM students in preparation for COMLEX Level 1 and 2CE and advise the Dean on the purchase of board preparation materials for KYCOM students.
  13. Assist in the preparation of materials and documentation required for COCA and SACS accreditation.
  14. Work closely with other assistant and associate deans to ensure coordination and continuity in the daily operations of KYCOM.

Qualifications:

Education/Credentials:

  • Earned Doctorate degree is required

Experience:

  • Previous academic and administrative experience preferably with an osteopathic institution.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent verbal and writing communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, anticipatory problem solving and attention to detail is required
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work to complete assignments accurately and within reasonable timeframes
  • Must have current knowledge and skills in utilizing Microsoft Office Applications, including but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Must be able to learn and utilize Learning Management Systems such as Canvas; and the University online platform and systems
  • Must demonstrate cooperation, courtesy, and consideration when working with the professional community, KYCOM and UPIKE communities, faculty, students, and the public
  • Must be able to work independently and also as a member of a team

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, graphic design 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, producing and distributing content for press releases, graphic design, 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

Military Science - Staff Instructor

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

Full-Time, Social Sciences

Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

 Education and Experience:

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, 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:Social 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

Esports Coach

The University of Pikeville seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the University’s Esports program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive team.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky seeks a dynamic and creative professional interested in leading and directing the University’s Esports program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive team. The successful candidate will have the ability to serve as a spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution.

Under the supervision of the Athletic Director, the Esports Coach responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Partners with other UPIKE faculty and staff to recruit and retain student athletes.
  2. Work with Financial Aid and Admissions to manage and allocate scholarships.
  3. Conduct and plan all practices and matches for the Esports team.
  4. Maintain and monitor the Esports Arena.
  5. Schedule scrimmages with other Universities and register for seasons with organizations that host the games on roster.
  6. Manage skill development and instill the philosophical perspective necessary for personal and team growth.
  7. Record matches to enable visual feedback, strategy development and scouting of opponents.
  8. Study each game and understand relevant knowledge on the meta and relevant update patches.
  9. Resolve conflicts between players and motivate the players to improve.
  10. Utilize IT Helpdesk to manage computer equipment.
  11. Fundraise for additional equipment.
  12. Monitor academic process of student athletes.
  13. Maintain the Esports budget by follow purchasing and spending guidelines as set by the university and the Athletics Department.
  14. Maintain receipts and reconcile department credit card monthly.
  15. Ensure the health and safety of athletes and staff.
  16. Schedule events for team community service.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

Education & Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Competitive gaming coaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to organize, motivate and manage a college gaming team.
  • Excellent understanding of the rules and intricacies of each competitive game, and ability to play the game at a reasonable level.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with ordering office supplies 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, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Associate/Assistant Director of Educational Support

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Associate/Assistant Director of Educational Support.

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve in the role of Associate/Assistant Director of Educational Support.  This position will serve as a collaborative member of the UPIKE community participating in and working to enhance all programs and services pertaining to graduate student success offered by the University with a specific focus on student success in the Kentucky College of Optometry. As a member of the UPIKE Student Affairs team, this person will collaborate interdepartmentally within the University. The Associate/Assistant Director of Educational Support reports to the Assistant Dean of Students for Graduate and Health Professions. Associate or Assistant Director title will be based on qualifications and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists students with academic, social, health and professional concerns by providing timely and appropriate interventions, resources, and guidance.
  • Serves as a key contact for academic intervention and early alert programs, and academic success consultations.
  • Coordinates all course-support initiatives primarily for the Kentucky College of Optometry but also for the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Coleman College of Business, and the Patton School of Education as needed.
  • Facilitates academic success workshops on study skills, time management, and learning management strategies for graduate and professional students.
  • Operates in supporting roles in various areas within the Graduate and Health Professions Student Affairs area including orientation and other University-wide events and services.
  • Maintains resources for students, faculty, and staff related to student success.
  • Collaborates with the UPIKE Office of Student Success to create awareness of programs and services, and to provide support for programs available to all students.
  • Cultivates and maintains strong professional relationships with UPIKE Office of Student Success, the UPIKE Counselor/Psychologist, and UPIKE Chaplain.
  • Serves on committees including but not limited to:
    • Serves as student advocate as needed on various college committees.
    • Graduate and Health Professions Student Affairs Committee(s).
    • UPIKE Early Alert Team.
    • UPIKE Care Team.
  • Serves as the point-of-contact for KYCO Students and the Student Assistance Program
  • Schedules and manages appointments.
  • Composes letters and emails.
    • Creates and/or proofreads programs, letters, and publications.
    • Ability to compose non-routine correspondence in an independent manner is essential.
  • Maintains confidential and accurate records including documentation of all student success interventions.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Students for Graduate and Health Professions. The University/College reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Relationships:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Education or related field. 
  • At least 2 years advising/counseling experience in a college/university setting.
  • Experience with or knowledge of appropriate advising models and of student/human development/learning theories.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, a discipline represented in the College of Health Sciences and Professions, or a related field.
  • Work experience with graduate and professional students 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:College of Optometry
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Research Laboratory Assistant - KYCOM

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is currently seeking applications for the position of Research Laboratory Assistant.

Part-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is currently seeking applications for the position of Research Laboratory Assistant. This position is under the direct supervision of the Associate Dean for Basic Sciences (ADBS). The Research Laboratory Assistant is responsible for assisting faculty in research, ordering and stocking laboratory supplies, maintaining laboratory equipment, cleaning glassware and performing and assisting with any and all duties/responsibilities as assigned/needed by the ADBS.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with testing and calibrating lab equipment in preparation for specific tasks.
  2. Perform quality control tests in the lab.
  3. Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced.
  4. Test, monitor, and keep detailed logs of the experiments, as needed.
  5. Order, receive, and inventory general use laboratory materials as needed.
  6. Assist in performing assigned laboratory tasks without constant supervision.
  7. Prepare general use reagents according to protocol.
  8. Assist in development and implementation experiments.
  9. Use complex laboratory machinery and computer programs to conduct tests.
  10. Carry out routine tasks accurately and follow strict methodologies to carryout analyses.
  11. Keep up-to-date with relevant scientific and technical developments.
  12. Ensure the smooth and uninterrupted functionality of laboratory facilities.
  13. Follow all University policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control.
  14. Provide administrative assistance.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • Previous research laboratory experience preferred.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and critical thinking skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to maintain quality, safety and/or infection control standards.

Relationships:

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

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 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:Part-Time
Position Type:Staff

Standardized Patients and Human Models

The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (UP-KYCOM) is seeking individuals interested in applying for the Standardized Patient and Human Model Program on the school’s campus. 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 Mrs. Angela O'Brian at 606.218.5495 or angelaobrian@upike.edu. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to hearing and working with you to educate and prepare our future osteopathic physicians. Applications are now being accepted and may be downloaded by clicking here.

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

Available Faculty Positions

3 faculty positions.

Clinical Faculty - 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, Ocular Disease and other specialties. 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. Course preparation which will include lecture and laboratory presentations as well as student testing and evaluation.
  2. Providing direct and supervised patient care in KYCO affiliated clinics. 
  3. Participating in personal and professional development to enhance the education of students.
  4. Providing tutoring and office hours for students as needed.
  5. Traditional scholarly activity and University service.     

 Requirements:

  • Must have a Doctor of Optometry degree (OD), preference is given to applicants with additional training or degrees such as PhD, MPH, or MS. 
  • Optometrist applicants should be eligible for licensure in the state of Kentucky and are expected to participate in patient care services.
  • 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.

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 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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.  Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the college and community, assisting with program activities, and continuing professional growth and development. A doctorate in business or related field from a regionally accredited institution is required and teaching experience is desired.

Current Program Needs:

Faculty to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Entrepreneurship

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

The Coleman College of Business (CCOB) awards associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees in business administration. The baccalaureate degree offers accounting, management, healthcare management and sport management as the areas of emphasis. Additionally, a minor in entrepreneurship is offered.

The master of business administration has three specializations: professional, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5216.

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

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

Adjunct Professor - 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, 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, 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, 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: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
  • Entrepreneurship

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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