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Below you will find a listing of all current position openings at Kentucky Christian University. You can manually search through each position or use the search bar below to specify what you are looking for. Once you have identified a position you are interested in, use the dropdown arrows to reveal the job description.

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  • Head Women’s Soccer Coach Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

    Bruce Dixon Phone: (606) 474-3215 Fax: (606) 474-3170 Email: bdixon@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Summary: The head women’s soccer coach provides leadership for all aspects of the women’s soccer program at KCU and serves as the direct supervisor of all women’s soccer staff members.  The head women’s soccer coach will be a mature Christian leader committed to utilizing soccer as a tool for advancing the University’s Christ-centered mission; developing student athletes from academic, spiritual, and educational perspectives; and, establishing a culture of performance excellence.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. The head women’s soccer coach will advance the University’ mission to educate students for Christian leadership and service in the church and professions throughout the world. An overarching passion for this mission must be demonstrated by the head coach and upheld as a standard within all women’s soccer operations of the University.
    2. The head women’s soccer coach, as a highly visible representative of the University, will represent the University in a Christ-honoring and professional manner, while also ensuring that others associated with the program do likewise.
    3. The head women’s soccer coach will actively serve as a Christian mentor to student athletes.
    4. The head women’s soccer coach will serve as supervisor over all coaching staff and support personnel.
    5. The head women’s soccer coach is responsible for the recruitment, training, and coaching of all student athletes playing women’s soccer.
    6. The head women’s soccer coach strives to recruit student athletes that “fit” with the University’s foci of Christ, Character, and Career and is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the recruiting process, from prospect identification to scheduling and completing campus visits to final enrollment. A bias in favor of recruiting players from Kentucky and extending to KCU’s traditional “market” of contiguous states will be demonstrated in recruitment strategies and goals.
    7. The head women’s soccer coach is responsible for maintaining an environment in which student athletes demonstrate retention and graduation rates at or above those of the overall University.   Concurrently, the head women’s soccer coach must maintain player numbers that are agreed-upon during each budget cycle.
    8. The head women’s soccer coach is responsible for managing field and facilities care and maintenance.
    9. The head women’s soccer coach is responsible for overall program administration, including the development and exercise of an annual budget.
    10. The head women’s soccer coach must be highly communicative with prospective students, families, and the overall campus community.
    11. The head women’s soccer coach will maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook and “KCU Way”.
    12. The head women’s soccer coach will ensure program integrity with regard to requirements of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
    13. Above items are a summary of responsibilities and not a comprehensive list. Additional duties may be assigned by the Athletic Director or KCU Administration.

    The following requirements will be used when determining the person to fill the position of head women’s soccer coach:

    1. The head women’s soccer coach will demonstrate spiritual maturity and a history of Christian leadership, and will enthusiastically utilize soccer as a tool in fostering spiritual growth in student athletes.
    2. The head women’s soccer coach must enthusiastically support the mission and vision of Kentucky Christian University and its core values.
    3. A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but applicants with lesser academic achievement will be considered.
    4. Collegiate coaching experience is preferred.
    5. The successful applicant must have the capacity to manage staff positions in a reporting relationship.
    6. Salary is contingent upon all coaching and non-coaching responsibilities.

    Other Ergonomic Requirements: Current KCU operations and building design ordinarily requires the individual to reach, bend, lift, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing the work of a Head Coach (e.g., looking for items, carrying equipment and other items, loading the printer, stacking boxes, or searching the Sports Building and/or offices). All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without a significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above. 

    Qualification Standards:

    1. Education: A bachelor’s degree is preferred and High School Diploma required.
    2. Experience: At least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
    3. Values: The Head Coach must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. The Head Coach must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Head Coach must accept ownership of his/her area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the University community as it relates to the nature, function, and scope of the Athletic Department. 

    Conditions of Employment:

    1. The successful candidate must be adherent to the Stone-Campbell Restoration tradition (e.g. Christian Church and/or Churches of Christ).
    2. Part-time hourly Exempt position. Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (noon), 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (some evening and weekend hours as needed for recruiting).

    Procedures for Applying:

    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:

    1. a current resume
    2. completed Kentucky Christian University staff application (available on-line at www.kcu.edu).

    The head women’s soccer coach reports administratively to the Athletic Director. Inquiries may be directed to:

    Bruce Dixon, Athletic Director

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY 41143

    606-474-3215

    bdixon@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment:

    A mutually agreed upon date.

    Position is open until filled


     

    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

  • Adjunct – Teacher Education Faculty Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Dr. Jerry Sanders, Dean Phone: (606) 474-3285 Fax: (606) 474-3129 Email: jrsanders@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Job Summary:
    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach courses in the Keeran School of Education beginning in the spring 2017 semester.

    Current Openings:

    1. Adjunct Professor to teach Health & PE Methods P-5

    • COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course allows elementary education majors to understand the needs of students to be active throughout their lives.  The classroom focuses on how to teach elementary students about the need to be active and physically tolerant of others and the needs they may have.  This class also provides elementary majors the opportunity to actively engage and participate with students in various classroom settings through the means of being physically active.  This class also helps elementary majors understand how to teach students about changes taking place in their bodies and encourage them to take care of themselves hygienically and physically.  This course promotes personal responsibility and accountability for wellness promotion.  The class also attempts to increase awareness of the importance of health promotion and illness prevention throughout life.  Wellness promotion strategies for the pre-service teacher and their students will be explored.  Offered every spring.

    Reporting Relationship:
    Adjunct faculty report to the Dean of the Keeran School of Education.

    Education and Experience:
    Candidates will hold no less than a Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate semester hours (or the equivalent in quarter hours) in their teaching field.

    Personal Values:
    The adjunct faculty must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values; be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic; and accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Adjunct faculty for general education courses have the following responsibilities:
    • Teach, guide, and evaluate students enrolled in assigned course(s).
    • Assist in developing, instructing, evaluating, and revising assigned course(s) to enhance educational quality.
    • Work collaboratively with the faculty and the Dean of the Keeran School of Education.
    • Be available to students enrolled in assigned course(s) outside the formal classroom setting to clarify content and respond to student concerns.
    • Serve in an advisory role to the Keeran School of Education in the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    • Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations outlined in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbookand the KCU Way.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
    2. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios
    3. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, budget reports, audit reports, state licensing forms, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, various information report forms, and papers
    4. Ability to clearly write complex correspondence, memos, and reports
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations personally, over the telephone, by email, and through the use of virtual technologies
    6. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    7. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience and knowledge with minimal supervision
    8. Ability to use computer technology at least at an elementary to intermediate level
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in a least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports
    10. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds. At times, folders and other records must be filed
    11. Ability to learn and perform essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work
    12. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
    Other Ergonomic Requirements: Current institutional operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing general office tasks. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. The successful candidate shall enthusiastically support the University’s tenets of faith and demonstrate spiritual maturity.
    2. Contracted employee, appointment length varies with need.
    3. Salary range: Based on credentials and professional experience.

    Procedures for Application:
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume/vitae;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found online here);
    4. Three current references;
    5. Complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.

    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Jerry Sanders
    Dean, Keeran School of Education
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2031
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    Phone: 606-474-3285
    jrsanders@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment:
    Spring 2017 Semester

     

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    ________________________________________
    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

  • Adjunct – General Education Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Carol Brickey Phone: (606) 474-3020 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: cbrickey@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Job Summary:
    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for adjunct faculty to teach courses in the School of Distance and General Education for the fall 2016 semester.
     
    Current Content Area Openings:
    English
    Math
    Speech
     
    Reporting Relationship:
    Adjunct faculty report to the Dean of the School of Distance and General Education.
     
    Education and Experience:
    Candidates will hold no less than a Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate semester hours (or the equivalent in quarter hours) in their teaching field.
     
    Personal Values:
    The adjunct faculty must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values; be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic; and accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Adjunct faculty for general education courses have the following responsibilities:
    1. Teach, guide, and evaluate students enrolled in assigned course(s).
    2. Assist in developing, instructing, evaluating, and revising assigned course(s) to enhance educational quality.
    3. Work collaboratively with the faculty and the Dean of the School of Distance and General Education.
    4. Be available to students enrolled in assigned course(s) outside the formal classroom setting to clarify content and respond to student concerns.
    5. Serve in an advisory role to the School of Distance and General Education in the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    6. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations outlined in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook and the KCU Way.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
    2. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios
    3. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, budget reports, audit reports, state licensing forms, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, various information report forms, and papers
    4. Ability to clearly write complex correspondence, memos, and reports
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations personally, over the telephone, by email, and through the use of virtual technologies
    6. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    7. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience and knowledge with minimal supervision
    8. Ability to use computer technology at least at an elementary to intermediate level
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in a least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports
    10. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds. At times, folders and other records must be filed
    11. Ability to learn and perform essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work
    12. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
     
    Other Ergonomic Requirements:
    Current institutional operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing general office tasks. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.
     
    Conditions of Employment:
    1. The successful candidate shall enthusiastically support the University’s tenets of faith and demonstrate spiritual maturity.
    2. Contracted employee, appointment length varies with need.
    3. Salary range: Based on credentials and professional experience.
     
    Procedures for Application:
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume/vitae;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found online here);
    4. Three current references;
    5. Complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.
     
    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position are filled.
     
    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Carol Brickey
    Director of Academic Services
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2032
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205
     
    Phone: 606-474-3020
    cbrickey@kcu.edu
     
    Date of Employment:
    Fall 2016 Semester
    ________________________________________
    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

  • Adjunct – Clinical Instructor Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Dr. Nikole Hicks Phone: (606) 474-3290 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: nhicks@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Yancey School of Nursing is accepting applications for the adjunct clinical instructor pool. Adjunct clinical assignments are made according to program needs and instructor availability.
     
    Job Summary:
    This faculty position has clinical teaching responsibilities within the School of Nursing and functions under the guidance of the nurse faculty responsible for a given course.
     
    Reporting Relationship:
    The adjunct clinical instructor is accountable to the nurse faculty responsible for a given course and reports to the program coordinator with administrative oversight of degree programs in which the instructor has teaching responsibilities. The adjunct clinical instructor works closely with students, other nursing faculty, and staff.
     
    Education and Experience:
    Educational preparation at least equal to the level of the degree program and a major in nursing is required. A master’s or higher degree is preferred. Educational preparation in the application of teaching and learning principles in adult learning is preferred.
     
    A minimum of two years of full time or equivalent experience within the functional area as a registered nurse within the immediate past five years and evidence of clinical competence is required. At least one year of experience as an APRN is required to teach in the MSN program.
     
    Licensure:
    A current, active, unencumbered license, privilege, or temporary work permit to practice as a registered nurse and/or APRN in the state of the student’s clinical site.
     
    Personal Values:
    The Adjunct Nurse Faculty must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values; be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by her/his own work ethic; and accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    The adjunct clinical instructor has the following responsibilities:
    1. Assist in teaching, guiding, and evaluating nursing students in clinical experiences.
    2. Assist in developing, instructing, evaluating, and revising nursing clinical experiences to enhance educational quality and ensure congruency with YSN curriculum and accreditation standards.
    3. Assist in preparing students for practice consistent with the scope and level of the degree program under the direction of the nurse faculty.
    4. Establish student/faculty ratio in the clinical practice experience based on Kentucky Board of Nursing criteria.
    5. Supervise students in clinical practice experiences.
    6. Maintain availability to students outside of scheduled clinical experiences.
    7. Ensure that YSN complies with all Kentucky Board of Nursing regulations and tandards of accreditation.
    8. Maintain clinical competencies relevant to assigned nursing course(s).
    9. Participate in YSN governance and in the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    10. Maintain compliance with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook, Yancey School of Nursing Policies, and KCU Way.
    11. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and/or abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    2. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios.
    3. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, budget reports, audit reports, state licensing forms, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, various information reporting forms, and papers.
    4. Ability to clearly write complex correspondence, memos, and reports.
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations personally, over the telephone, by email, and through the use of virtual technologies.
    6. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    7. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience and knowledge with minimal supervision.
    8. Ability to use computer technology at least at an elementary to intermediate level.
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports.
    10. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds. At times, folders and other records must be filed.
    11. Ability to learn and perform essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    12. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
     
    Other Ergonomic Requirements:
    Current institutional operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing general office tasks. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.
     
    Conditions of Employment:
    1. The successful candidate shall enthusiastically support the University’s tenets of faith and demonstrate spiritual maturity.
    2. Contracted employee. Appointment length varies with need.
    3. Salary range: Based on credentials and professional experience.
     
    Procedures for Application:
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume/vitae;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found online here)
    4. Three current references;
    5. Complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.
     
    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
     
    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Nikole Hicks
    Dean, Yancey School of Nursing
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205
     
    Phone: 606-474-3290
    nhicks@kcu.edu
     
    Date of Employment:
    Ongoing
    ________________________________________
    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

  • Adjunct – Nurse Faculty Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Dr. Nikole Hicks Phone: (606) 474-3290 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: nhicks@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Yancey School of Nursing is accepting applications for the adjunct faculty pool. Adjunct faculty assignments are made according to program needs and instructor availability.
     
    Job Summary:
    This faculty position has teaching responsibilities within the School of Nursing, which may include online and onsite didactic and clinical courses in all degree programs.
     
    Reporting Relationship:
    The adjunct nurse faculty reports to the program coordinator(s) with administrative oversight of degree programs in which the faculty member has teaching responsibilities. The adjunct nurse faculty works closely with students, other nursing faculty, and staff.
     
    Education and Experience:
    A master’s degree in nursing is required. Advanced practice nursing certification is required to teach in the MSN program. An earned doctorate in nursing or a related discipline is preferred. Educational preparation in the application of teaching and learning principles in adult and online learning, including curriculum development and implementation, is required.
     
    At least two years of experience as a registered nurse within the immediate past five years is required. At least one year of experience as an APRN is required to teach in the MSN program.
     
    Licensure:
    A temporary work permit or a current, active, unencumbered license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is required. Adjunct nurse faculty teaching online who will not physically practice in Kentucky must hold an unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse and/or nurse practitioner in their primary state of residence and/or the state of the student’s clinical site.
     
    Personal Values:
    The Adjunct Nurse Faculty must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values; be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by her/his own work ethic; and accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility.
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    The adjunct nurse faculty has the following responsibilities and authorities:
    1. Teach, guide, and evaluate nursing students in didactic courses and clinical experiences.
    2. Assist in developing, instructing, evaluating, and revising nursing courses and clinical experiences to enhance educational quality and ensure congruency with YSN curriculum and accreditation standards.
    3. Assist in preparing students for practice consistent with the scope and level of the degree program.
    4. Establish student/faculty ratio in the clinical practice experience based on Kentucky Board of Nursing criteria.
    5. Ensure that YSN academic programs comply with all Board of Nursing regulations and standards of accreditation.
    6. Maintain availability to students outside of scheduled classes.
    7. Maintain clinical competencies relevant to assigned nursing course(s).
    8. Participate in YSN governance and in the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    9. Participate in the evaluation of the YSN budget.
    10.Maintain compliance with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook, Yancey School of Nursing Policies, and KCU Way.
    11. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and/or abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    2. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios.
    3. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, budget reports, audit reports, state licensing forms, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, various information reporting forms, and papers.
    4. Ability to clearly write complex correspondence, memos, and reports.
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations personally, over the telephone, by email, and through the use of virtual technologies.
    6. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    7. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience and knowledge with minimal supervision.
    8. Ability to use computer technology at least at an elementary to intermediate level.
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports.
    10. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds. At times, folders and other records must be filed.
    11. Ability to learn and perform essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    12. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
     
    Other Ergonomic Requirements:
    Current institutional operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing general office tasks. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.
     
    Conditions of Employment:
    1. The successful candidate shall enthusiastically support the University’s tenets of faith and demonstrate spiritual maturity.
    2. Contracted employee. Appointment length varies with need.
    3. Salary range: Based on credentials and professional experience.
     
    Procedures for Application:
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume/vitae;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found online here)
    4. Three current references;
    5. Complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.
     
    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
     
    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Nikole Hicks
    Dean, Yancey School of Nursing
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205
     
    Phone: 606-474-3290
    nhicks@kcu.edu
     
    Date of Employment:
    Ongoing
    ________________________________________
    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

  • Bus Driver, Part-Time Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

    Terry Yankey Phone: (606) 474-3000 Email: tly@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Job Summary:
    The mission of Kentucky Christian University is to educate students for Christian leadership and service in the Church and in professions throughout the world. The Bus Driver supports the mission of the Maintenance Department which is to create and maintain a living and learning environment that will enhance the potential for spiritual, social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of students so they can become Christian leaders and servants in the church and in professions throughout the world. The Bus Driver maintains the bus in a clean and aesthetically appealing manner. The Bus driver provides transportation for University sponsored activities.
     
    Reporting Relationship:
    The Bus Driver reports administratively to the Director of Maintenance. The Bus Driver works closely with all operational units across campus.
     
    Required Education:
    Skills and knowledge required are normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent.
     
    Previous Experience:
    Experience in driving O.T.R.
     
    Personal Values:
    The Bus Driver must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University?s core values. He or she must be a self-starter who excels in excellence in his/her work ethics. He or she must accept responsibility of their job duties with acceptance and compliance.
     
    Conditions of Employment:
    1. The successful candidate must be adherent to the Stone-Campbell Restoration tradition (e.g. Christian Church and/or Churches of Christ) and will be asked to sign a statement of faith before hire.
    2. Part-time Non-Exempt position. Hours: depends on trip taken and can require some driving weekends, evenings, and holidays.
     
    Duties & Responsibilities:
    The Bus Driver has the following responsibilities and authorities (This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this position.):
    1. Plan and/or assist in planning bus routes, mapping and directions for
    scheduled trips.
    2. Must be able to perform detailed pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
    3. Must be able to perform minor vehicle repairs.
    4. Must be able to assist in loading students, luggage and equipment.
    5. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. or more as needed.
    6. Must be able to provide and maintain a safe and courteous Environment for passengers and vehicle.
    7. Must be able to perform and adhere to regulations put forth by the D.O.T.
    8. Must have OTR (over-the-road) experience.
    9. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    10. Carry out additional duties as required or assigned.
    11. May work as part of a team on special projects.
    12. Subject to 24-hour on call status.
     
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    1. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver?s license
    2. Must have a current CDL with air brakes and passenger endorsement.
    3. Must be able to drive a standard shift vehicle.
    4. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays if required.
    5. Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and guidelines related to bus driving.
    6. Committed to safety measures while performing duties.
    7. Must have skill in reading, interpreting and following equipment manuals and gauges.
    8. Skills establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
    9. Skill in presenting ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
    10. Must be insurable under the University insurance policy for driving.
     
    Procedures for Application:
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. letter of interest and current resume;
    2. a completed Kentucky Christian University staff application (available online here).
     
    Date of Employment:
    A mutually agreed upon date. POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
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    KCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    Kentucky Christian University practices equal opportunity policies in both admissions and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, sex, color, age, or handicap (consistent with Section 702 of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which deals with exemptions for religious corporations with respect to employment of individuals with specific religious convictions).

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Lela Ratliff, KCU Class of 2013

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