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Full-Time Faculty Opening in Psychology

The Department of Psychology is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in an area of clinical or counseling psychology.  Preference will also be given to those with experience teaching at the undergraduate level and who are skilled in research.  An earned doctorate with teaching experience is required.

Responsibilities will include advising students, teaching introductory and upper-level courses (4 courses per semester), and contributing to program and department development especially in the clinical or counseling area.  The strong candidate will supply evidence of teaching skills with expertise in using technology in classroom instruction and best practices in teaching within their area.  In addition to program and teaching responsibilities, preference will be given to candidates that can demonstrate successful research collaborations with undergraduates and who are willing to include students in research.  The primary focus of faculty at NGU is teaching, however, some research with students is expected in the department.

The Department of Psychology employs six full-time and 3 part-time/adjuncts.  There are approximately 125 undergraduate psychology majors, a strong Psychology Club, and a chapter of Psi Chi.  Being a small university with an average class size of 15-25 students in the major courses, our faculty develop strong academic relationships with their students.  Preference will be given to candidates who can show evidence of excellent teaching evaluations and a willingness to spend time advising and mentoring students.

North Greenville University is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians inside and outside the classroom.  Faculty members are also expected to integrate Christian faith into their discipline and be committed to excellence in education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.  Located in the Appalachian foothills north of Greenville, South Carolina, North Greenville University is a growing, SACS-accredited university of approximately 2,500 students.  For more information about the university, please visit our website at www.ngu.edu.

Interested applicants for the position should submit a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy in a Christian liberal arts environment, a statement of personal faith, a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.  Please email these along with a completed NGU employment application and any inquiries to Dr. Shannon Dobson at sdobson@ngu.edu.  A signed application is required for consideration for the position and can be downloaded at job-openings.php (at the top right of this webpage).

Assistant Professor of Theatre Design

The North Greenville University Department of Theatre Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Design/Tech beginning August 2015. Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory through advanced courses in design/tech, designing for campus productions, and advising students on thesis projects on campus in internships with local theatres.  Required:  MFA, Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience and a record of successful experience and a record of successful college level teaching.  Start date August 2015.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Screening of applications will begin immediately.

North Greenville University is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff be committed Christians.

Send a letter of application, unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae and three recent letters of reference to:  Dr. Dale Savidge, Chair, Department of Theatre, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Caroina, 29688 or email to dsavidge@ngu.edu (864-977-2081).

Openings in the College of Adult Professional Studies

The College of Adult Professional Studies at North Greenville University (NGU) is currently seeking adjunct faculty and course developers for its online programs.  The following undergraduate degrees are offered:

  • Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
  • Early Childhood Educational Studies
  • Math
  • Political Science
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Successful candidates have experience teaching online, familiarity with Blackboard, a completed Ph.D., or equivalent. 

NGU is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians. 

Interested applicants for the position should submit a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy in a Christian liberal arts environment, a statement of faith, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.  Please email along with any inquiries to Dr. Marti J. Glass, Ph.D., LPC (marti.glass@ngu.edu).

T. Walter Brashier Graduate School - Multiple Faculty Openings

The T. Walter Brashier Graduate School of North Greenville University seeks full-time and adjunct faculty members in each of the graduate schools of Education, Business, and Christian Ministry for January 2015 (Potential Adjuncts for Summer 2015).  Appropriate terminal degree required.  Online teaching is required.  NGU is an institution of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires that all faculty members articulate an evangelical faith commitment.  Inquiries, applications to Office of the Vice President, T. Walter Brashier Graduate School, 1400 Locust Hill Road, Greer, SC 29651 or email to suzanne.sellers@ngu.edu.  Visit our website at gradschool.php.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing

The College of Business and Sport Professions is currently accepting applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing beginning with the Fall Term 2014.  The NGU Marketing Degree Program is a member of IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Accreditation.  This is a nine-month, full-time position; starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualifications:  A personal commitment  to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.  The ability to lead devotion and prayer-time in class, as well as, personally mentor the spiritual growth of our Marketing students.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrated leadership, vision and collaborative skills are necessary to assist in the continued successful operation of NGU's Marketing program.  On-line teaching experience using Blackboard is not required; however, Blackboard is used for course management of traditional courses.  An earned Doctoral Degree in Marketing or Business Administration with 18 graduate level courses in Marketing is required; however, ABD's in either degree program will be considered.  For ABD candidates, all course work and comprehensive exams must have been completed when application is made.  Ultimately, a doctorate is required.

Responsibilities:  1.  Teaching:   Teach undergraduate courses in Fundamentals of Marketing, Marketing Management Information Systems, Promotions and Event Planning, E-Commerce Marketing, and Public and Non-Profit Marketing; 2.  Scholarship: Scholarly publications, professional presentations, and grant procurement are desired professional activities; 3. Service:   Provide service to the Department, College, and University committees; professional organizations and the Greenville County community; 4.  Administration:  Assist with on-going program development; participate in student recruitment and retention; provide academic advising; provide co-leadership for student professional organizations and assist with alumni development.

Application Procedure:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official copies of all transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of faith in Christ, and names, phone numbers, and email addresses (if available) for three professional references to:  Dr. Ralph L. Johnson, Dean, College of Business and Sport Professions, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688-1892.

North Greenville University is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians.

 

The College of Science and Math Openings

Faculty Openings for Animal Science

North Greenville University began offering Animal Science courses with emphasis in equine in August 2014.  We are currently looking for part-time and full-time faculty teach these courses and to help build the Animal Science program.  Candidates should have a DVM, Ph.D., or MS in the field of Animal Science.

 North Greenville University is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians.

Interested candidates should submit their resume or curriculum vitae to:  Dr. Thomas Allen, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688 (or email to cfinley@ngu.edu). 

Adjunct Faculty in Biology

The Department of Biology is seeking candidates for adjunct faculty to teach pathophysiology.  An earned doctorate is preferred, but a candidate with a master's degree may be considered.

NGU is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians inside and outside the classroom.  Faculty members are also expected to integrate Christian faith into their discipline and be committed to excellence in education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.  Located in the Appalachian foothills north of Greenville, South Carolina, NGU is a growing, regionally-accredited university of approximately 2,500 students.

Interested applicants for all departmental positions should submit a curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy in a Christian liberal arts environment, a statement of faith, a written response to the NGU mission and philosophy statements, a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.  Please email these along with the completed NGU employment application and any inquiries to the faculty search committee at either shannon.dobson@ngu.edu or via mail to the college's administrative assistant, Cherie Finley, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688.  The application form can be downloaded at job-openings.php (at the top right of this webpage) and should include an original signature from the applicant.  All positions will remain open until filled.

Adjunct Faculty in Chemistry

The Chemistry group of the Biology Department is seeking adjunct faculty for intro and organic chemistry, lecture and labs, evening recitation and tutoring opportunities.  Applicants should hold a Masters or Ph.D. in Chemistry. 

NGU is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christian inside and outside the classroom.  Faculty members are also expected to integrate Christian faith into their discipline and be committed to excellence in education in a biblically sound Christ-centered environment.  Located in the Appalachian foothills north of Greenville, South Carolina, NGU is a growing regionally accredited university of approximately 2,500 students.

Interested applicants for all departmental positions should submit a curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy in a Christian liberal arts environment, a statement of faith, a written response to the NGU mission and philosophy statements, a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.  Please email these along with the completed NGU employment application and any inquiries to the faculty search committee at either shannon.dobson@ngu.edu or via mail to the college's administrative assistant, Cherie Finley, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688.  The application form can be downloaded at job-openings.php (at the top right of this webpage) and should include an original signature from the applicant.  All positions will remain open until filled.

Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics is seeking candidates for adjunct faculty.

The successful candidates will have an enthusiastic and evidenced Christian faith and be committed to excellence in education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.  An earned doctorate in Mathematics or a related field is required.  Both pure and applied math positions are available.  ABD's will be considered.  A minimum of 18 hours of graduate credit in mathematics is required (as per SACS).  Graduate studies in a secondary area would be beneficial.  Teaching experience is preferred as well as the ability to teach a wide range of courses from developmental math to senior level courses.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for working with student both within and outside the classroom and the ability to engage undergraduate students in research and publication.

NGU is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians inside and outside the classroom.  Faculty members are also expected to integrate Christian faith into their discipline and be committed to excellence in education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.  Located in the Appalachian foothills north of Greenville, South Carolina, NGU is a growing, regionally-accredited university of approximately 2,500 students.

Interested applicants for all departmental position should submit a curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy in a Christian liberal arts environment, a statement of faith, a written response to the NGU mission and philosophy statements, a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses for three professional references.  Please email these along with the completed NGU employment application and any inquiries to the faculty search committee at either shannon.dobson@ngu.edu or via mail to the college's administrative assistant, Cherie Finley, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688.  The application form can be downloaded at job-openings.php (at the top right of this webpage) and should include an original signature from the applicant.  All positions will remain open until filled.


Staff Openings

Part-time Accounts Payable Assistant

The North Greenville University Business Office has an immediate opening for a part-time Accounts Payable Assistant with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • University credit card management and Accounts Payable backup
  • Work well with faculty, staff, and vendors to provide an excellent service
  • Experience with computers and ability to create and maintain spreadsheets in Excel
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve, and meet deadlines
  • Cross-training in other aspects of the accounting department to provide backup
  • Assist faculty and staff and vendors with questions regarding their bills or accounts as well as additional administrative duties

 This position is 20 hours per week.  All interested applicants may send an application/resume to Sheila Dilleshaw at Sheila.Dilleshaw@ngu.edu by Apirl 16, 2015.

Part-time Housekeeping Position

Applications are being accepted for part-time positions in the Housekeeping Department at North Greenville University.  Part-time employees work up to 29 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.  If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please call the Housekeeping office for information regarding salary and position details at (864) 977-7124. 

  CAEP Assessment Coordinator for the College of Education

North Greenville University is accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month staff member in the College of Education.  The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) Assessment Coordinator will have the following general responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in aligning the division and programs with CAEP accreditation;
  • Establish continuous goals and objectives in readiness for NGU's site visit in 2018;
  • Submit all Specialty Professional Association (SPA) reports in Fall of 2016;
  • Work closely with program committees to align programs with SPA requirements and produce program reports;
  • Work closely with data, and develop an electronic exhibit room with materials for site visits;
  • Plan, facilitate and conduct all CAEP Assessment Workshops;
  • Monitor CAEP and SPA information, and provide timely updates to dean and department chairs;
  • Provide leadership in writing and submitting documents and reports associated with CAEP accreditation;
  • Work with Field Placement Coordinator to support work with field experiences and alumnus surveys;
  • Ensure that faculty and staff receive appropriate professional development related to CAEP and SPA work;
  • Provide leadership in ensuring that the professional education community participates in the CAEP process;
  • Collaborate with faculty committees to determine the most effective assessment strategies to support the improvement of candidate performance;
  • Design and administer methods of analyzing data with the faculty to evaluate and improve assessment effectiveness;
  • Conduct appropriate evaluations of the assessment process;
  • Serve as a consultant/advisor to the Dean to ensure the college meets the assessment requirements of all accrediting organizations; and,
  • Provide assessment and evaluation support to various campus constituents as a member of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of educational reporting (i.e., SACS)
  • Strong, analytical and logical thinking skills
  • Ability to create documents and spreadsheets through Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience writing rubrics with validity and reliability
  • Ability to self-direct and supervise time efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills
  • Knowledge of LiveText or a similar assessment system
  • Be detail oriented and take pride in his/her work
  • Ability to work cooperatively with multiple constituents
  • A basic understanding of accountability in higher education

A Bachelor's degree in Statistics or a related area is required (must possess mastery in educational reporting, understanding of educational terminology, and data interpretation); an MBA or a Master's Degree in Statistics is preferred.

North Greenville University is a member of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and requires all faculty and staff to be committed Christians.

Applicants should submit a completed NGU employment application (located on the NGU website at www.ngu.edu) along with a resume, official transcripts, statement of faith, and three references to:  Dr. Constance Wright, Dean, College of Education, North Greenville University, P. O. Box 1892, Tigerville, South Carolina, 29688 (or via email at constance.wright@ngu.edu).