Available Staff Positions

17 staff positions.

Coordinator of Diversity and International Affairs new

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for the Coordinator of Diversity and International Affairs.

Full-Time, Diversity and Culture

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for the Coordinator of Diversity and International Affairs. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Diversity and International Affairs in developing, planning, organizing, and hosting a variety of events and programs related to diversity, equity, and international student initiatives. The coordinator will, in collaboration with the Director of Diversity and International Affairs, be central in providing support for the University of Pikeville’s most marginalized populations and offer visa and immigration advising as the lead designated school official (DSO). This includes assisting the director and primary designated school official (PDSO) in the evaluation of students as well as compliance with SEVP and ICE government regulations while processing international student applications and inputting accepted incoming international students into the SEVIS system.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Assists with planning, organizing, and hosting a variety of events and programming for students, faculty, and staff related to diversity and international students and actively participate in ongoing university wide initiatives.
  2. Assists with the execution of annual communication and social media plans for the office of Diversity and International Affairs.
  3. In collaboration with the Director participate in data collection and management to ensure accurate information is provided to the Institutional Research Office.
  4. Work closely with international students, their families, and sponsors to provide comprehensive guidance and support regarding all aspects of the admissions process, including obtaining lawful entry into the U.S. upon obtaining admission within the chosen programs of study.
  5. Continuously maintain knowledge of federal immigration regulations through training with SETA (Student & Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) External Training Application) or equivalent training.
  6. Assist faculty, coaches, and staff with diversity and international programs and promote the critical role of diverse and international students throughout the university and local community.
  7. In collaboration with the director establish, document, evaluate, and report on measurable operational and learning outcomes for the Office of Diversity and International Affairs and students they serve.
  8. Supervise and provide leadership for the student staff working within the Office of Diversity and International Affairs.
  9. Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible, and professional engagement.
  10. Serve as an advocate for marginalized and international students within a student
    development framework.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisors, alumni, students, prospective students, parents, and the public to collaborate, update and exchange information. These relationships are maintained through telephone, e-mail, and person-to-person contact.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree and 3 years experience in Higher Education.
  • Experience in working in admissions or international admissions.
  • US citizen/permanent resident to perform SEVIS duties.
  • Experience with marginalized and/or international students and knowledge of a language other than English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and resolve problems and conflicts in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Familiarity with non-US countries and cultures.
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport.
  • Demonstration of excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including oral, written, telephone and email.
  • Proficiency in database, word processing, spreadsheet applications and Internet research.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff and external contacts; sensitive to cultural differences when working with people from other cultures; ability to exercise discretion
    on confidential matters.
  • Demonstrate administrative and analytical skills; discerning in determining when additional consultation is needed.
  • Ability to drive a 12-passenger university van.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure of a deadline.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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

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

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

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

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

Department:Diversity and Culture
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications new

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Athletic Communications and Digital Media interested in the continued development and growth of the University's Athletic Media.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Athletic Communications and Digital Media interested in the continued development and growth of the University's Athletic Media. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive athletics team and innovative university environment. The position will manage and oversee all aspects of Athletics Media, in accordance with University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference, and NAIA regulations. This position must have a commitment to providing quality media coverage of our Athletic programs for fans and students while supporting the direction of the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate press releases for upikebears.com and local media outlets.
  2. Develop successful and lasting working relationships with local media outlets.
  3. Ability to reach out to news outlets for the dissemination of UPIKE Athletics news.
  4. Knowledge of and ability to properly stat all athletic contests.
  5. Ability to research and maintain stat archives for all athletic teams.
  6. Develop and maintain biographical information of student athletes and coaches for all athletic teams.
  7. Handle entry and voting for Mid-South and NAIA weekly and yearly award nominations.
  8. Work to develop creative content for the Athletics Department.
  9. Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, the strength and conditioning staff, and other university departments.
  10. Communicates with parents and the Parent Connections Office on-campus on the success of students and activities.
  11. Display a committed effort to understanding and promoting the University’s mission.
  12. Complete and maintain all necessary office work.
  13. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with coaches, student athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff in order to communicate information about the athletics program at the University of Pikeville. In addition, the position requires collaboration with the Family Connections Office on-campus to communicate and engage current families or prospective families. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience managing budgets is preferred.
  • Familiarity with prestosports.
  • Previous experience producing live streams for Athletic Events.
  • Ability to utilize InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, fax machine, copier, and telephone.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Head Swimming Coach new

The University of Pikeville is seeking a dynamic and creative Head Swimming Coach interested in the continued development and growth of the University’s swim program.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a dynamic and creative Head Swimming Coach interested in the continued development and growth of the University’s swim program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and accomplished professional to join a progressive athletics team and innovative university environment. The position will manage and oversee the swim team, in accordance with University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference, and NAIA regulations. This position must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive NAIA program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and supports the direction of the University.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  1. Management and supervision of athletic activities, contests, and practice sessions, to promote individual growth in athletic skills, leadership, teamwork, discipline, respect, and good sportsmanship.
  2. Recruitment and Retention of Student-Athletes.
  3. Collaborate with faculty and key leaders on campus to support the academic success of student athletes.
  4. Participate in the recruitment and scouting process of all prospective swimmers.
  5. Assist in scheduling and conducting all practice sessions and games, both home and away.
  6. Oversee graduate assistant coaches, managers, volunteers, and work-study students to direct their duties.
  7. Manage and maintain all swim facilities.
  8. Facilitate fundraising for the team’s budget and facilities.
  9. The management of budget, supplies, and equipment.
  10. Organize and oversee travel arrangements.
  11. Work in cooperation with the sports medicine or athletic training staff in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.
  12. Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, the strength and conditioning staff, and other university departments.
  13. Communicates with parents and the Parent Connections Office on-campus on the success of students and activities.
  14. Display a committed effort to understanding and promoting the University’s mission.
  15. Complete and maintain all necessary office work.
  16. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships: 

Position requires daily contact with coaches, student athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff in order to communicate information about the athletics program at the University of Pikeville. In addition, the position requires collaboration with the Family Connections Office on-campus to communicate and engage current families or prospective families. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact. The UPIKE swim program should identify, foster, and support a culture of excellence. Our coaches inspire faculty, staff, students, and our surrounding community. They should model integrity, leadership, and transparency across campus. The Head Swim Coach must collaborate on a plan to build bridges with key offices across campus including but not limited to: Student Affairs, Student Success, Conduct/Discipline, Public Safety, Admissions, and the Business Office.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience coaching or playing at the collegiate level is required.
  • Recruiting experience is also required.
  • Previous experience managing budgets is preferred.
  • Familiarity with editing products and equipment is also preferred.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, fax machine, copier, and telephone.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Information Technology Support Technician II

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Information Technology Support Technician.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking an Information Technology Support Tech.  The primary role of this position is to provide diagnosis, on-site service, repair and documentation of service to hardware and equipment, which includes servers, workstations, VoIP, telecommunications systems, and security systems.

Responsibilities:

  1. Comply with the IT Services Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  2. Maintain assets to include current, proper documentation of hardware status.
  3. Maintain end points such as workstations, network equipment, servers, and other hardware.
  4. Deploy and maintain workstations using software such as PDQDeploy, Windows Server MDT, and JAMF to managed devices.
  5. Install, maintain, and proactively replace battery backups.
  6. Configure network management and environmental management cards.
  7. Analyze reports for endpoint security and patch management, remediate issues found, escalate to the IT Senior Systems Administrator when necessary.
  8. Work with team members and vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  9. Perform repairs as necessary through Microsoft Chat, phone, or in-person.
  10. Install equipment on-site, to include campus wide and at UPIKE affiliated sites.
  11. Maintain reliable, consistent organization of hardware to include cable management, labeling, inventory management, and documentation of cable maps.
  12. Maintain self-management skills to include attention to detail, follow through, time management, and flexibility.
  13. Work with the IT Senior Systems Administrator on project management as projects are assigned.
  14. Receive Helpdesk ticket escalations which pertain to IT infrastructure, resolve the IT issue, and close the ticket in a timely manner within the KACE system.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Computer Science or related field, or higher.
  • 3 or more years of experience
  • Certification in CompTIA A+
  • Experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, and other computer peripherals.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Able to perform simple calculations.
  • Experience with computer maintenance.
  • Familiar with conducting research on the Web.
  • Preferred certifications Network +, CCNA, Microsoft 365 Fundamentals or equivalent.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Director of Advancement - Graduate Programs

The 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 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.

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

Strength and Conditioning Coach

The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program for all sports, with the three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program for all sports, with the three major goals of improving athletic performance, reducing athletic injuries, and teaching lifelong fitness and movement skills. The Strength and Conditioning Coach devises training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervises training sessions, evaluates athletes, maintains athlete records, and supervises work study and internship students. The Strength and Conditioning Coach meets regularly with sport coaches to determine what the athletes need to work on. If working with an injured athlete engaged in rehabilitation, the Strength and Conditioning Coach will consult with the sports medicine or athletic training staff. The Strength and Conditioning Coach is responsible for maintaining the strength and conditioning facility, and for establishing policies, plans, and procedures for the safe and professional operation of the facility. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement strength training and conditioning programs in‐season, off‐season, and preseason for all school‐sanctioned male and female athletic programs in a manner that reflects research driven practices and our country's Long‐Term Athletic/Fitness Development Model. 
  • Work in cooperation with the sports medicine or athletic training staff in the rehabilitation and strengthening of injured athletes.  
  • Facilitate a collaborative relationship among sport coaches, sports medicine, and the strength and conditioning staff.
  • Design and implement policies and procedures for the strength and conditioning program in accordance with the Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards Guidelines.
  • Develop systems for tracking athlete attendance and athlete progress in conjunction with the sport coaches.
  • Conduct an annual needs analysis for each sport team in conjunction with the sport coaches and the team’s athletic trainer at the conclusion of each sport season.
  • Annually conduct and review a departmental risk management plan.
  • Complete an annual budgetary proposal for the program that includes routine maintenance, purchase of new equipment, and staffing needs.
  • Determine and reinforce expectations for athlete conduct that mirror the school’s expectations.


Qualifications

  • BS in Kinesiology or related field. Masters preferred. Minimum experience of 2-3 years in field.
  • A current relevant professional certification credentialed by an independent accreditation agency—
    for example, the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist® (CSCS®) certification.
  • Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (A
    ED) certifications.
  • A strong working knowledge and teaching skills in analysis and techniques of strength training. 
  • Experience and/or expertise in strength and conditioning programming for collegiate populations. 
  • Strong motivational abilities.
  • Evidence of ability to interact positively with student athletes, colleagues, and the public. 
  • Evidence of strong organizational skills and effective oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate the appropriate skills and techniques to be used by the athletes.

Ability to visually monitor athletes.

  • Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 50 pounds), reaching, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, and
    moving equipment/boxes up to 50 lbs.

Safety and Health Requirements

  • Current standard first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automated external defibrillation (A
    ED) certifications.
  • Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions.
  • Knowledge of current Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Equipment/Materials Handled

Must know how to operate strength training equipment, automated external defibrillator (AED), and sports aid equipment.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality. Work surfaces will
    vary from concrete to grass to hard wood floors. Job responsibilities require both inside and outside assignments. Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self-motivated
    and able to complete job assignment without direct supervision. Evening and weekend work will be expected. Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Helpdesk Customer Service Specialist

The University of Pikeville is seeking a Helpdesk Customer Support Specialist to provide customer service to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Pikeville.

Full-Time, Information Tech/Adm Computing

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a Helpdesk Customer Support Specialist to provide customer service to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Pikeville.

Responsibilities:

  1. Comply with the IT Services Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  2. Serve as a first point of contact. Receive Helpdesk ticket requests via the KACE platform from the website; incoming telephone requests, and walk-in customers.
  3. Properly log job tickets into KACE.
  4. Respond to job tickets, place outbound calls to customers to identify technology concern/s. Listen closely to customers’ needs and issues. Utilize remote diagnostic tools such as KACE and TeamViewer to identify and log issues into the job ticket.
  5. Troubleshoot, and communicate with customers on possible solutions to include answers to commonly asked questions and resolve common IT issues. Close tickets as resolved.
  6. Should job tickets require specialized expertise, escalate the job ticket to refer to the appropriate information services (IS) or information technology (IT) team member.
  7. Maintain knowledgebase in the helpdesk.
  8. Assist in mentoring Work-study Helpdesk Assistants, as needed.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Schedule:

This position is full-time to work the following hours: 

Monday through Friday – 8:00AM to 5:00PM (40 hours a week) 

Relationships:

Position requires on-site work day contact with co-workers, staff, faculty, and students in order to exchange information, discuss issues with computers, laptops, internet connectivity, printers, events, etc. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associates Degree Preferred.
  • Embrace the 3 “p”s of customer service: professionalism, patience, and a “people-first” attitude. Willingness to learn customer service skills and new technologies.
  • Strong, active listening ability.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Timeliness and time management.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Basic computer knowledge and Microsoft software suite, Word, Excel.

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Maintenance Grounds

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

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

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

Two main functions:

    One) To provide landscaping services to university owned acreage. This position is responsible for the operation of lawn maintenance equipment, including a pickup for disposing waste, and lawnmowers, trimmers, and blowers, and understand how to water, fertilize, and prune decorative shrubs and plants. We pride ourselves in keeping our campus safe and looking beautiful, so our team works in various types of weather conditions and performs maintenance duties to ensure employee safety during inclement weather by removing debris, snow, and ice from communal walkways and spaces.

Two) To provide maintenance assistance by collecting recyclables and preparing bales for pickup, and assist in campus-wide repairs and maintenance. Repairs may involve carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, etc. This position is responsible for operation of cardboard compactor, driving a vehicle to transport recyclables from various locations on campus.

 Responsibilities:

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

 Relationships:

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

 Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

Dean - College of Dental Health

The University of Pikeville seeks an inspirational, experienced, and visionary leader to serve as its founding Dean of the College of Dental Health.

Full-Time, College of Dental Health

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks an inspirational, experienced, and visionary leader to serve as its founding Dean of the College of Dental Health. The Dean is the chief academic officer and administrative leader of the school and works collaboratively with faculty, students and staff to advance the University’s mission. In addition, we seek an innovative leader who can collaborate with rural dental clinics and has experience with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). The Dean shall be responsible for the development of the academic programs and policies in conjunction with the Provost and President and shall perform other such duties as the President or the Board of Trustees may direct from time to time.

Responsibilities: 

  1. Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and university colleagues to leverage and expand the College of Dental Health’s core strengths in research, in the training of the next generation of dentists, and patient care; seek opportunities for growth; gain buy-in and support for initiatives; and drive successful implementation.
  2. Lead the strategic planning, growth and development of the College.
  3. Work closely with the Provost, Deans across the campus, and other University entities to develop innovative collaborations.
  4. Administer the preparation of materials and documentation required for accreditation of the College by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  5. Develop close, cooperative relationships with other leaders at the University of Pikeville to cultivate a community of mutual respect advanced by meaningful interaction.
  6. Build a strong network of community alliances and support and draw upon this network to shape the future of the College across its mission.
  7. Provide strong operational leadership and direction to the following key functions:
    ○ Academic Affairs
    ○ Research
    ○ Clinical Service
    ○ Administration and Planning
    ○ Communication
    ○ Students and Faculty Recruitment
    ○ Financial Management
    ○ Alumni and Community Outreach
    ○ Fundraising and Institutional Advancement, and
    ○ Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
    ○ Faculty Development
    ○ Fundraising and Alumni Building
    ○ Assembly of Advisory Board
    ○ Student Affairs
  8. Support innovative research in ways that will advance science, dentistry and overall health.
  9. Ensure that the academic and patient care missions of the College are accomplished.
  10. Provide and support clinical dentistry leading to continued clinical excellence.
  11. Provide strong support to the educational mandate of the College, ensuring that the faculty, staff, students and the curriculum are of the highest quality, and thus continues to attract the best and the brightest and train the leaders of the future.
  12. Develop and improve infrastructure and strategically invest resources.
  13. Build diversity and multiculturalism within the faculty, staff, and student populations.
  14. Interact and cultivate an active interest in interacting with and cultivating valued relationships with key external stakeholders: alumni, donors, government, industry and community leaders.
  15. Provide strategic leadership and management of the College.
  16. Provide strategic oversight and expertise for all aspects of the College, including positive representation of the College within the University of Pikeville enterprise
    and beyond.
  17. Involved in recruitment and managing retention of key personnel for expansion and innovation of future clinical, research, and teaching endeavors.
  18. Continue to deliver excellence in dental education and promote student success.
  19. Recruit, develop, support, and retain exceptional and diverse faculty and staff.
  20. Engage and actively support organized dentistry at the local, state, and national level.
  21. Advocate for the College and enhance critical relationships across the University.
  22. Supervise the College’s service outreach throughout Appalachia, including underserved rural communities through activities such as providing patient care services, enhancing interdisciplinary and inter-professional collaborations, and developing and enhancing positive relationships with faculty and leaders from other academic institutions, alumni, industry, and government agencies.

Preferred Qualifications: 

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

  • Proven ability to recruit, retain, and foster the professional careers of faculty and staff; 
  • Capacity to actively engage as well as listen to and understand the needs of faculty, staff, and students; 
  • Demonstrated success in facilitating change in a large, complex organization;
  • Experience in fundraising and strategic planning;
  • Proven commitment to creating an inclusive environment that embraces diversity;
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality in the delivery of academic programs;
  • Intellectual vision, high levels of energy, impeccable integrity, and other personal qualities that will inspire the College community to attain new levels of excellence;
  • Collaborative approach toward other campus leaders; and
  • The desire to improve the oral health of the state of Kentucky and beyond;
  • A history of demonstrating strong character, collegiality, and outstanding integrity.

Relationships: 

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

Education/Skill Requirements: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maintenance Technician

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

Full-Time, Facilities

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

Relationships:

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

 Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Safety Officer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for a Public Safety Officer.

Full-Time, Security

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Public Safety Officer. Under the supervision of the Director of Public Safety, the Public Safety Officer will provide 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. Public Safety Officers are defined as emergency essential personnel and as such are subject to recall to help deal with any problems that arise.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides proactive controls campus wide on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure; protection of life and property, prevention and suppression of crime, enforcement of campus regulations to include the student code of conduct, patrol parking lots, and respond to calls for service.
  • 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 EMS 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 Affairs with student behavior problems which may include counseling, mentoring and other activities to encourage appropriate student behavior.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Relationships: 

This position requires continuous contact with employees of the Public Safety department, University of Pikeville employees, students, parents, alumni, and the general public in order to direct and receive factual information for the benefit and protection of the people and property of the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained via e-mail, telephone, letters, and in-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, some (at least 1-2 years) of college preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background check. 
  • Requires 1 year of law enforcement or security experience.
  • Must possess a valid drivers license.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Night Circulation Assistant (Part-Time)

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a part-time Night Circulation Assistant to provide assistance with the circulation of library materials and perform public service duties for Allara Library.

Part-Time, Library

Description:

The University of Pikeville is actively seeking a part-time Night Circulation Assistant to provide assistance with the circulation of library materials and perform public service duties for Allara Library.

Responsibilities:

Circulation:

  1. Coordinate with the Night Circulation Supervisor to ensure smooth functioning of the circulation desk.
  2. Supervise activities at the circulation desk including, but not limited to, charging and discharging materials, handling overdue fines, adding/removing patrons in the circulation system as needed, and handling reserve materials.
  3. Perform daily maintenance on copiers and printers to ensure paper and toner supplies are adequate and machines function properly.
  4. Answer telephone calls, transfer calls, take messages, and receive and send faxes.
  5. Open and close the library as needed.

Collection Maintenance:

  1. Search for lost and missing items, verify all overdue items are not on the shelves, and other maintenance as needed.
  2. Assist with shelving and shifting.
  3. Assist Cataloger by placing protective coverings on book jackets and adding/removing required library tags and stickers.

Public Services:

  1. Assist students and patrons with copiers, microfilm scanners, and computers.
  2. Assist students and patrons with MS Office application including Word, Excel, Publisher, and Access.
  3. Demonstrate good judgement, problem solving skills, and communication skills in resolving patron complaints and disputes.
  4. Work with the Librarian on duty to ensure that all library policies and procedures are followed.
  5. Troubleshoot computers (Mac and PC) as needed.
  6. Assist students with wireless internet connection on their personal devices.

Other:

  1. Coordinate with Night Circulation Supervisor to ensure that evening student workers are supervised.
  2. Additional duties as assigned.

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.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience with customer service and basic clerical skills.
  • Must have experience working with library office machinery, e.g. computer, printer, copier, fax machine, scanner, barcode scanner.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel, is preferred. 
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web.
  • Must have experience with basic computer maintenance. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Human Resources Coordinator

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for a Human Resources Coordinator who is responsible for general administrative support of day-to-day HR operations.

Full-Time, Human Resources

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is actively seeking candidates for a Human Resources Coordinator who is responsible for general administrative support of day-to-day HR operations.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as primary back-up for payroll processes.
  2. Assists with HR projects.
  3. Assists with new employee orientation and background checks.
  4. Assists with benefits administration.
  5. Assists in monthly reconciliation of department credit cards.
  6. Answers phones for the HR department.
  7. Performs HRIS data entry and personnel file maintenance.
  8. Assists employees and supervisors with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures.
  9. Maintains confidential personnel files and personnel actions.
  10. Conducts/responds to reference checks and verifications of employment.
  11. Completes new hire forms, including I-9, verifies I-9 documentation, and maintains I-9 files.
  12. Conducts driver’s license checks and manages the Driver Training program.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, employees of the institution, as well as vendors in order to answer questions, obtain quotes, and ensure paperwork is completed. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, fax, telephone, and person-to-person contact. 

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience may be substituted for the education.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), is preferred.
  • Previous experience in HR 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.

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:Human Resources
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Staff

Community Engagement and Instruction Librarian

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

Full-Time, Library

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

Outreach

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

Instruction

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

Reference

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

Collection Development/Departmental Liaison

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

Professional

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

Other

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

Relationships:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant Athletic Trainer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the Athletics Department. The successful athletic trainer is expected to perform the athletic training duties required for multiple sports teams.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for an Assistant Athletic Trainer in the Athletics Department. The successful athletic trainer is expected to perform the athletic training duties required for multiple sports teams of the University of Pikeville.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide coverage for athletic practice sessions and game events, both home and away.
  2. Sport coverage will be assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer. 
  3. Supervise work-study and scholarship students helping in the athletic training department.
  4. Maintain athletic training rooms as needed in order to provide the best athletic training experience possible for student athletes.
  5. Perform administrative duties as needed.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisor, student workers, athletes, parents, school administrators, other coaches, physical therapists, doctors, and doctor office staff in order to share information about the athletic program of the University of Pikeville. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Athletic Training.
  • Certification for the national Athletic Trainers’ Association - Board of Certification.
  • Must be familiar with operating modalities and sports-related equipment, e.g. e-stim/ultrasound machine, ice machine, whirlpool, water boys, Normatec, Compex, Theragun.
  • Must be self-sufficient.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, as well as creating online travel arrangements.

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

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

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

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

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

Standardized Patients and Human Models

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

Temporary, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, Conference and Event Services

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

Education/Experience Requirements:

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

Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Available Faculty Positions

12 faculty positions.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Pharmacology

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Anatomy. KYCOM is ranked #1 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #5 in medical schools with th

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

The University of Pikeville and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor within the Department of Biomedical Sciences. KYCOM is ranked #2 by US News and World Report in medical schools with the most graduates practicing in rural areas and #2 in medical schools with the most graduates in practicing primary care. With nearly 550 students, faculty and staff are committed to teaching and learning, innovation, and the success of medical education.

This full-time position is under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, with direct responsibility for teaching, scholarly activity/research and service in the discipline of Pharmacology. 

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the coordination of and teaching in the biomedical sciences, including but not limited to:

  1. Teaching Pharmacology, including preparation of lectures, lecture notes, learning objectives, PowerPoint slides, exam questions, and syllabi.
  2. Participates in and recommends curriculum development and evaluation.
  3. Research and other scholarly activities.
  4. Provide counseling and guidance for the students.
  5. Serves on assigned Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM), Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO), and the University of Pikeville committees.
  6. Attends university events such as Commencement, White Coat Ceremony, new student orientation, and University of Pikeville Opening Convocation.
  7. Participates in Faculty Development.
  8. Assists in the selection of students to attend KYCOM.
  9. Establishes mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the KYCOM Dean.

Education/Experience/Skill Requirements:

  • PhD in Pharmacology or closely related field.
  • Previous academic experience, preferably at an osteopathic or allopathic medical education program.
  • Experience teaching face-to-face and/or online within a higher education environment. 

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.

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

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

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

Full-Time, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Description:

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

Responsibilities: 

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

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

Relationships:

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

Education/Credentials:

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

Experience: 

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

Skills and Abilities: 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics

The University of Pikeville seeks a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics beginning August 2022. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville seeks a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment as an Assistant/Associate Professor of Physics beginning August 2022. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Applicants must have a strong commitment to innovative and exciting teaching in a small university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Housing the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Kentucky College of Optometry, the University of Pikeville is a leader in medical science. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate biomedical science program and pathway initiatives for students seeking careers in the health professions. Research opportunities and unique collaborative partnerships are welcomed and encouraged at the University.

The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained physicist with an ability and interest to teach general physics, astronomy and astrophysics, physics to non-science majors, and classes in the applicant’s field of interest. The position also requires advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching courses for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Relationships:

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

Required qualifications:

  • A doctorate in physics is required and undergraduate teaching experience is desired.
  • Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.

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. 

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

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

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

Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

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

Full-Time, Nursing

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

 Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

The University of Pikeville is seeking a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2022.

Full-Time, Biology

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2022. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. The University is comprised of an undergraduate college with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, Osteopathic Medical School, and Optometry College. Applicants must have a strong commitment to innovative and exciting teaching at a comprehensive university setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning. 

The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained molecular biologist with the ability and interest to teach genetics, molecular biology of the cell, development biology, introductory biology and upper-level classes in the applicant's field of interest. Depending on the candidate’s interest and background, the candidate may also develop and teach other classes that are part of the University’s course offerings in biology.

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly-trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs). 
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching courses for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Interest and experience in collaborating and supporting faculty/student research partnerships. 
  8. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  9. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  10. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  11. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  12. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University. 
  13. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Relationships:

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

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • A doctorate in Biology is required, and undergraduate teaching experience is desired.
  • Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Coleman College of Business (CCOB), seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track, teaching-intensive faculty position to begin August 2022.

Full-Time, College of Business

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), Coleman College of Business (CCOB), seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track, teaching-intensive faculty position to begin August 2022. Expected teaching load is 4/4 per year (24 credit hours). Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor dependent upon academic credentials and experience.

A well-qualified candidate at a rank appropriate to the credentials of the applicant must be able to teach in more than one area of accounting and finance at both undergraduate and graduate level. 

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

Responsibilities:

  1. Teach the assigned business courses, this includes lecture notes, presentation prep, exam questions prep, and syllabus prep.
  2. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  3. Maintain excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  4. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  5. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  6. Participate in and recommend curriculum development and evaluation assessment.
  7. Provide educational support for students on an as-needed basis.
  8. Assume other duties as assigned by the Dean. 
  9. Represent/serve on university committees.
  10. Facilitate student experiential learning. 

Relationships:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please submit unofficial transcripts with application.

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

Assistant or Associate Professor in English

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) invites applications for a 9-month position in American literature.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) invites applications for a 9-month position in American literature. The candidate will be able to teach part one and/or part two of the American survey as well as African American Literature and other upper level literature courses for the major. Evidence of digital methods in scholarship and teaching is a priority. The candidate will also teach first-year writing courses which incorporate common programmatic elements but may also be designed in accordance with the candidate's own interests. The successful hire will foster an interdisciplinary approach by collaborating with programs inside and outside of the humanities to develop curricula that coalesce around diversity, equity, and inclusion offerings. A priority in hiring will be given to applicants who demonstrate engagement in and out-of-the classroom and an ability to inspire students. 

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by August 2022. We especially encourage candidates with experience teaching and mentoring students from marginalized backgrounds (including students of color, first-generation, and LGBQTIA+ students), and/or candidates skilled in pedagogical practices that promote classroom inclusivity, to apply. Successful candidates will be outstanding teachers and active contributors to the division and college. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching course for both majors and non-majors.
  7. As assigned and in consultation with the area chair, advise students, provide service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in literature or closely-related field is required, and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2022. Rank and salary will be based on setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of biology starting August 2022. Rank and salary will be based on setting and the ability to work effectively with others in a collegial environment dedicated to student learning.

In addition to offering other courses in the biology program, the successful candidate will teach anatomy and physiology to support the University’s nursing program and new biomedical science program. We seek a candidate who understands the needs, expectations, and goals of undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in the medical and health professions. In addition to having subject matter expertise, the ideal candidate will possess skills in engaged and applied learning, particularly as related to biomedical science and nursing education.

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching course for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biology or the biomedical sciences is preferred; candidates with doctorates in closely-related fields or with masters degrees and significant teaching experience will be considered.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience is desired. In the application, candidates should address their approaches to/experiences with teaching and mentoring undergraduate students.
  • Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered.

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

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. 

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

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance

The University of Pikeville invites applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of health and human performance, starting on or before July 1, 2022.

Full-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

The University of Pikeville invites applications for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the field of health and human performance, starting on or before July 1, 2022. This is an opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead a new academic major. The evolving curriculum includes defined foundational courses and leaves area/s of specialization open for further development. The successful hire will have a degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, or a similar discipline. The finalist will have relevant professional experience, for example, in fitness, strength and conditioning, wellness, or coaching. The finalist will demonstrate skills in building a curriculum that is focused on student learning and career success. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching courses for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

Relationships:

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

Required qualifications:

  • A PhD and undergraduate teaching experience are desired; applicants with a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in a relevant discipline and significant work experience are also encouraged to apply.

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

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

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

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

Assistant or Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the fields of criminal justice and sociology starting August 2022.

Full-Time, Criminal Justice

Description:

The University of Pikeville is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine-month faculty appointment in the fields of criminal justice and sociology starting August 2022.  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 ideal applicant will be a broadly trained criminologist who is prepared to teach a range of courses in criminal justice and sociology with specializations in corrections, social justice issues, and/or medical sociology. In addition to introductory level courses, the successful candidate will have the ability to teach courses based on their interests and specialization, complementing the programs’ existing strengths. The position also requires advising undergraduate students, providing service to the university and community, assisting with departmental activities, and continuing professional growth and development.  

Candidates with a Ph.D. in Criminology or Sociology are preferred but candidates with a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice with graduate courses and/or teaching experience in sociology will be considered. Applicants with ABD status and within one year of completion will also be considered. The J.D. degree alone is not sufficient for this position. Professional experience, including experience in the correctional or judicial systems, and experience in developing and maintaining community partnerships is desired but not required and should be addressed in the cover letter. 

The University of Pikeville is a private, liberal arts university located in Pikeville, Kentucky with a student population (undergraduate and graduate) of approximately 2,500 students and a student to faculty ratio of 14:1.

Responsibilities:

  1. Create and maintain an environment that is conducive to innovative teaching and active learning.
  2. Emphasize broadly trained skills and a strong passion for excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.
  3. Develop, communicate, and fulfill effective course learning outcomes.
  4. Teach courses utilizing no-cost course materials and Open Educational Resources (OERs).
  5. Compose and publish syllabi containing the items listed in the approved syllabus rubric.
  6. Teaching courses for both majors and non-majors.
  7. Advising students, providing service to the University community, assisting with divisional activities, and continuing scholarly growth and development.
  8. Ability to instruct classes using face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online modalities.
  9. Establish mutual respect with students through effective and timely communication including expectations, deadlines, and feedback on work completed.
  10. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and administration in all academic and non-academic sectors.
  11. Communicate effectively with constituents within the University, surrounding community, and State regarding the University.
  12. Utilize the Learning Management System (LMS) to support classroom instruction.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Department:Criminal Justice
Employment Type:Full-Time
Position Type:Faculty

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Pediatrics)

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

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

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

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

A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Pediatric Eye Care

Binocular Vision Management

Primary Care Optometry & Community-based Optometry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optometry Faculty - KYCO (Ocular Disease)

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

Full-Time, College of Optometry

Description:

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

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

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

A professional clinical educator is needed for the following areas:

Ocular Disease with emphasis in posterior segment

Pre-Operative and Post-Operative surgical management

Expanded therapeutic ocular procedures

Primary Care Optometry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Available Adjunct Faculty Positions

7 adjunct faculty positions.

Adjunct Professor - Patton College of Education

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

Part-Time, Patton College of Education

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:  

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

 Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, College of Arts and Sciences

Description:

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

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

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

Responsibilities:  

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part-Time, Social Work

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Relationships:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Instructor - Elizabeth Akers Elliott School of Nursing

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

Part-Time, School of Nursing

Description:

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Professor - Coleman College of Business

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

Temporary, College of Business

Description:

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

We are currently seeking faculty in the fields of:

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

Available Student Worker Positions

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

Graduate Assistant - Football

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

Temporary, Athletics

Description:

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

Responsibilities:   

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

Knowledge/Skills/Ability: 

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

Education/Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Coordinator of Intramural Sports

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant-Coordinator of Intramural Sports position.

Part-Time, Student Services

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking candidates for a Graduate Assistant-Coordinator of Intramural Sports position. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Center for Student Engagement personnel in developing and organizing a comprehensive intramural sport program that serves the diverse population at the University of Pikeville, including the Undergraduate and Graduate and Health Professional students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee daily management and supervision of intramural sports leagues, participants, supervisors, gaming officials, and fields and play areas.
  2. Assist with the responsibilities for recruitment and hiring of student staff for the intramural sports program.
  3. Lead and oversee training sessions for the student sports official, office assistants, and supervisors.
  4. Create and coordinate schedules for leagues and student staff.
  5. Serve as professional staff for night time and weekend intramural events.
  6. Conduct performance evaluations with the intramural student sports officials.
  7. Assist in coordinating the logistics of the daily operations within the intramural sports program.
  8. Responsible for the direct supervision of the student sports officials, league coordinators and supervisors.
  9. Assist the Center for Student Engagement personnel in overseeing the planning of intramural events such as leagues and/or tournaments.
  10. Assist in the maintenance and tracking of intramural equipment and make suggestions for equipment budget allocations.
  11. Participate in the revision of the intramural policies and procedures, as well as the calendar schedule for each academic year.
  12. Track, maintain, and organize intramural participation statistics for annual reports.
  13. Adhere to daily office hours.
  14. Assist with departmental special events.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Commitment:

  • Graduate Assistant has applied and accepted at the University of Pikeville, in a master’s program.
  • Graduate Assistant is expected to work 20 hours per week each semester.
  • Graduate Assistant will attend the bi-weekly department meetings.
  • Graduate Assistant will co-direct the intramural work-study students.
  • If at any time a Graduate Assistant cannot make a scheduled event or needs time off for personal reasons, they are required to notify their direct supervisor.
  • Nights and weekends are required.

Relationships:

Position requires daily contact with co-workers, students, supervisor, employees of the institution, as well as vendors in order to answer questions, place orders and make sure paperwork is completed. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, fax, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related field (Health, Athletic Training, Sports Management, or a related field).
  • Ability to work evenings/nights and weekends.
  • Knowledge and understanding of officiating rules and principles applicable to the intramural sports provided.
  • Experience with training, supervising, and working with students for evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and confidence of intramural sports and recreation activities for a diverse group set of students.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Advancement Office

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant for the Advancement Office.

Part-Time, Advancement

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking a Graduate Assistant for the Advancement Office. The Graduate Assistant will provide direct support for the Advancement Office by performing the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage Young Alumni appeals and student-engaged fundraisers.
  2. Professionally interact (face-to-face and via phone) with executive donors, high prospective donors, alumni, trustees, and other dignitaries.
  3. Assist with alumni events, meetings as required, fundraisers, and mailings.
  4. Provide high-quality administrative support, help manage digital communication, and assist with fundraising efforts.
  5. Assist with data integrity by accurately updating records and linking contact information for constituent database.
  6. Assist the team in engaging students and thanking donors to cultivate philanthropy by writing letters, acknowledging giving milestones, and sending thank you cards.
  7. Learn about CASE standards and regulations governing contributions/IRS guidelines.
  8. Support staff and team with other duties as assigned.

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, high degree of attention to details, and be self-directed.
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, copiers, scanner, multi-line office phone.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Must be familiar with conducting research.
  • Must have a willingness to learn new things. 
  • Must be dependable and interact as a functioning member of the Advancement team.
  • Must understand the importance of keeping all information confidential.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Bowling

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is seeking an innovative professional for the Graduate Assistant for the Bowling program.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is seeking an innovative professional for the Graduate Assistant for the Bowling program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a  motivated and qualified person to join an innovative Athletic Department valuing academic and out-of-classroom experiences. The GA Bowling coach will report to the Director of Bowling and the Head Coaches of the Men’s and Women’s Bowling programs. The GA Bowling Coach is responsible for assisting in developing and maintaining a successful Bowling program.

Responsibilities:

  • Doing office work and agendas for travel plans.
  • Helping the coaches conduct practices.
  • Responsible for budget preparation and management.
  • Responsible to understand the expectations of the Bowling team.
  • Provides for the safety of students and coaches, facilities and equipment while conducting activities/practice/competitions.
  • Regularly attends and participates in department meetings and professional development opportunities.
  • Collaborate with campus constituents to assess, provide and improve student experience related to Bowling.
  • Understanding the NAIA, MSC, and USBC eligibility rules.
  • Develop camps, lessons, and growing the sport of bowling.
  • Helping other athletic programs when available.
  • Van driving.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education and Experience:

  • College degree required.
  • Experience in College Bowling. 
  • Must be able to work under challenging conditions.
  • Willing to work late/flexible hours.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work with others and follow instructions.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
  • Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the university.
  • Optional experience of drilling bowling balls or other pro shop duties.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Sports Plex

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is seeking an innovative professional for the Graduate Assistant for the Sports Plex.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Kentucky is seeking an innovative professional for the Graduate Assistant for the Sports Plex. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and qualified person to join an innovative Athletic Department valuing academic and out-of-classroom experiences. The Sports Plex GA will report to the Director of Athletics and Director of Bowling. The Sports Plex GA is responsible for managing and operating the Sports Plex.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise facility during operating hours.
  • Helping the coaches schedule facility and maintain facilities.
  • Responsible for work study management at facility.
  • Responsible to understand the expectations of the participating programs.
  • Provides for the safety of students and coaches, facilities and equipment.
  • Collaborate with campus constituents to assess, provide and improve student experience related to Sports Plex.
  • Understand, Develop, and Execute facility rules and regulations.
  • Help develop, organize, and execute camps for participating programs.
  • Van Driving for teams.
  • Helping other UPIKE teams when available.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education and Experience:

  • College degree required.
  • Experience with scheduling and management.
  • Must be able to work under challenging conditions.
  • Willing to work late/flexible hours.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work with others and follow instructions.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
  • Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the university.
  • Some experience with social media and technology.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Men's Soccer

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Men's Soccer.

Part-Time, Athletics

Description:

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE) is actively seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Men's Soccer. Duties include administration in all phases of the programs, including recruiting, player-evaluation, practice planning and implementation, off-season conditioning, fund-raising, and scheduling, other coaching duties or administrative duties as assigned. The position is under the direct supervision of the Head Coach.

Responsibilities:

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

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:

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

Relationships:

  • Position requires daily contact with coaches, student athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff in order to communicate information about the athletics program at the University of Pikeville. In addition, the position requires collaboration with the Family Connections Office on-campus to communicate and engage current families or prospective families. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Graduate Assistant - Volleyball

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Graduate Assistant for Volleyball.

Full-Time, Athletics

Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Knowledge/Skills/Ability:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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