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  • Worship Faculty and Recruiter Faculty Full Time

    Contact Information

    Brian Baldwin Phone: (606) 474-3244 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: bb@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Summary: This posting is for a full-time Worship Faculty and Recruiter position, assigned to the School of Bible and Ministry.

    Reporting Relationship:  Supervision of this faculty member’s duties with the KCU Worship Collective will be provided by the Dean of the Keeran School of Bible and Ministry. Additionally as a faculty member, the Worship Faculty and Recruiter will report administratively to the Dean of the Keeran School of Bible and Ministry..

    Essential Characteristics and Skills:  Faculty members of Kentucky Christian University are first and foremost Christians of mature faith with the capacity to clearly articulate a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.  Faculty members are committed to advancing the mission of KCU and teaching effectively in their assigned school.  Faculty members in the School of Bible and Ministry must be active members of a church affiliated with the Stone-Campbell movement.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  This Worship Faculty and Recruiter position has the following duties and responsibilities:

    1. Recruit students for the KCU Worship Ensemble, meeting enrollment goals established annually through attention to both recruitment and retention, and provide musical direction for the ensemble.
    2. Using the KCU Worship Ensemble as well as other students, recruit, organize, and assume responsibility for music in the University’s twice-weekly chapel services.
    3. Teach a part-time course load each academic year (12 to 15 semester hours annually) as defined in the KCU Faculty Handbook. The needs of the School of Bible and Ministry, as well as the expertise of the present faculty, will determine the exact duties assigned to the successful candidate.
    4. Assist with university music and worship functions as requested.
    5. Serve on two institutional committees.
    6. Participate in school/unit and institutional faculty meetings.
    7. Serve as an advisor to students who have a worship concentration and provide oversight for worship internships.
    8. Continue professional development in the discipline.
    9. Be actively involved in student recruitment and retention efforts, including participation in extra-curricular events.
    10. Be actively involved with students outside of the classroom in spiritual as well as academic and social activities.
    11. Work alongside the Dean and other Faculty of the School of Bible and Ministry to ensure that the School complies with all accreditation standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    12. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Faculty Handbook.
    13. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  The individual holding this position must possess the required knowledge, skills, and 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, general business journals, professional journals, technical procedures, and various governmental information reporting forms and papers.
    4. Ability to clearly write, in English, complex correspondence, memos, and reports.
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations, both personally and over the telephone.
    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 or knowledge with supervision.
    8. Ability to use computer technology, particularly as related to distance education technologies, at an advanced level.
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment (keyboards, calculators, printers, etc.), and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports.
    10. Ability to listen and hear faculty, staff, and administrators speak about distance learning activities.
    11. Ability to sit and/or stand and continuously perform essential job functions for a nine (9) hour day, with an hour lunch break.
    12. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds.
    13. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    14. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

    Other Ergonomic Requirements:  Current university operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to reach, bend, lift, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing the work of a faculty member (e.g. looking for files, carrying files and other reports, and loading paper into printers). 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: Candidates for the position must hold a minimum of an earned master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in music or worship, or a master’s degree in a closely-related field with at least 18 semester hours of graduate credit in music or worship. An earned doctorate or a candidate nearing completion of an appropriate doctoral program is preferred.
    2. Experience: Candidates for the position must have had at least three (3) years of contemporary professional experience in a church setting. Experience teaching in higher education is preferred.
    3. Values: Faculty members must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. Faculty members must be self-starters who inspire excellence in others by their own work ethic. Faculty members must accept ownership of their area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the University community.

    Conditions of Employment: 

    1. Starting date is August 1, 2021.
    2. Position is full-time on a nine-month contract.
    3. Salary is commensurate with credentials and professional experience.
    4. Benefits information may be obtained by contacting KCU’s Human Resource Office (Mr. Terry Yankey, tly@kcu.edu, 606-474-3222). 

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3.  a completed Kentucky Christian University academic application Faculty-Application-Fillable.pdf
    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. Brian Baldwin
    Dean, Keeran School of Bible & Ministry
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143-2205
    606.474.3244

    bb@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment:

    August 1, 2021

    Position is open until filled


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Financial Aid Counselor Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

    Jennie Bender Phone: (606) 474-3226 Fax: (606) 474-3268 Email: jbender@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    SUMMARY:  This position serves to help coordinate the Office of Financial Aid in institutional, federal and state regulation compliance.

    CLASSIFICATION:  Full-time. Salary-non exempt.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The Financial Aid Counselor reports administratively to the Director of Financial Aid and works closely with all operational units and academic departments.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Provide counseling and assistance to prospective and currently enrolled students and their families regarding various types of educational funding.
    2. Responsible to assist for all functions of the student aid applicant: distribute applications, process student aid reports, transfer monitoring, perform file verification, maintaining folders, processing award letters, and closing out files.
    3. Responsible for the student payroll process: determine placement, collect employment forms, process time sheets, process evaluations for each supervisor each semester. Responsible for semimonthly payroll reports for the business office.
    4. Along with the Development Office determine appropriate candidates for endowed scholarship awards.
    5. Assist in the preparation for the annual financial aid audit.
    6. Participate in the professional development and cross-training of staff in the Financial Aid Office.
    7. Participate in check-in and pre-registration process.
    8. Assist in preparing various internal and external reports as needed.
    9. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    10. Additional duties that may be required.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Individuals must possess these skills, knowledge, and 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 sheets, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, and various governmental 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, both personally and over the phone.
    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 or knowledge with supervision.
    8. Ability to use computer technology at an intermediate level.
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment (keyboards, calculators, printers, etc.), and manually complete paperwork such as signing and approving requests and checks.
    10. Ability to speak and talk with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators about financial aid activities. Ability to listen and hear students, faculty, staff, and administrators speak about financial aid activities.
    11. Ability to sit and/or stand and continuously perform essential job functions for an eight and one-half (8 1/2) hour day, with an hour lunch break.
    12. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 30 pounds a distance of up to twenty (20) feet. At times, goods must be stacked and lifted up to eight (8) feet high and folders and other records must be filed.
    13. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    14. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

    OTHER ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS: Current financial aid 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 assistant (e.g., looking for files, carrying files and other reports, loading the printer, stacking boxes in the storage area, or searching in the vault). 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 two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Needs to possess strong technical abilities with knowledge of Access, Excel and Word software.
    3. Values: The counselor must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. The counselor must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The counselor 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 Financial Aid Department.

    CONTACT INFORMATION:

    Please send resume, KCU staff application (available on the KCU website, www.kcu.edu, under Human Resources), and three current letters of reference to:

    Jennie Bender

    jbender@kcu.edu

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY  41143-2205

    phone – 606-474-3226

    fax – 606-474-3268

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    May 1, 2021, or a mutually agreed upon date.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Housekeeping Assistant – Part-time Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

    Roxann Moore Phone: (606) 474-3299 Fax: (606) 474-3156 Email: roxannmoore@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Position 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 Part-time Housekeeping Assistant 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 housekeeping assistant maintains the campus in a clean and aesthetically appealing manner.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The Part-time Housekeeping Assistant reports (administratively) to the Housekeeping Supervisor. The Part-time Housekeeping Assistant works closely with all operational units across campus.

    Required Education:

    • A High School diploma preferred.
    • Skills and knowledge required are normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent.

    Previous Experience:

    Some job related experience preferred.

    Personal Values:

    The Part-time Housekeeping Assistant 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).
    2. Part-time hourly Non-Exempt position. Hours: M-F 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM (noon), 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM (some evening and weekend hours as needed).

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    The Part-time Housekeeping Assistant 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. Complete duties, as instructed, areas of assigned responsibilities.
    2. Dust and clean off surface.
    3. Clean mirrors and windows.
    4. Empty trashcans and replace liners.
    5. Edge and vacuum.
    6. Clean under beds and dust bed frames.
    7. Clean out overhead storage units.
    8. Scrub shower walls and floors.
    9. Clean and sanitize sinks and toilets.
    10. Sweep out bathrooms and mop.
    11. Clean out overhead light fixtures.
    12. Report any maintenance work orders.
    13. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    14. Carry out additional duties as required or assigned.
    15. May work as part of a team on special projects.
    16. Subject to 24-hour on call status.

    Procedures for Application:

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

    1. a current resume

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

    Date of Employment:

    A mutually agreed upon date.

    Position is open until filled


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Bus Driver Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

    Paul Peppard Phone: (606) 474-3272 Fax: (606) 474-3156 Email: pcpeppard@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The KCU Bus driver will provide transportation for University sponsored activities and support the facilities department with various responsibilities when not on the road.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

    The Bus Driver reports administratively to the Director of Facilities.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    (Essential duties, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class).

    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. Comply with all policies, rules and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    9. Perform additional duties as they are assigned.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    1. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
    2. Must have a current CDL with passenger endorsement.
    3. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays as required.
    4. Knowledge of Federal, State and local laws, regulations and guidelines related to bus driving.
    5. Committed to safety measures while performing duties.
    6. Must have skill in reading, interpreting and following equipment manuals and gauges.
    7. Skills establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
    8. Must be insurable under the University insurance policy for driving.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

    1. Commercial Driver’s License
    2. Skills and knowledge required are normally acquired through completions of high school or equivalent.
    3. Experience in driving over the road (OTR) preferred but not required.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:

    1. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, maps and directions.
    2. Ability to write simple correspondence and present information in one-on-one and/or small group situations.

    OTHER ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee will be required to sit for long periods of time.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include; close vision, distant vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    REASONING ABILITY:

    Ability to solve practical problems related to bus driving and deal with a variety of variables in situation where only limited standardization exists.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to excessive noise levels.  The employee will be required on occasion to stay in hotels or motels and/or other accommodations when specified.

    VALUES:

    All employees 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 or her work ethics.  He or she must accept responsibility of their job duties with acceptance and compliance.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1. Starting date – mutually agreed upon date.
    2. Position is full-time salary non-exempt.
    3. Salary is commensurate with education and professional experience.
    4. Benefits information may be obtained by contacting KCU’s Human Resource Office (Mr. Terry Yankey, tly@kcu.edu, 606-474-3222).

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University staff application;

    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:

    Paul Peppard

    Facilities Director

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY  41143

    606.474.3272

    pcpeppard@kcu.edu

    EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    Starting date – mutually agreed upon date. Applications will be collected until the position is filled.

    POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Recruiter/Enrollment Counselor Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

    Sheree Greer Phone: (606) 474-3284 Fax: (606) 474-3155 Email: sgreer@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Position Summary:

    The Enrollment Counselor/Recruiter is to work under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions and assist him/her as the need arises; carry out recruitment efforts for the University in a designated territory; responsible for managing prospective student pool from given territory; assisting the Admissions team in bringing to the institution each new class of students; travel to recruitment events; and represent the University to prospective students. Exemplary customer service is a top priority in this position.

    Required Education:

    A bachelor’s degree (preferred) in a discipline related to one of the educational programs offered by the institution.

    Previous Experience:

    At least three (3) years of experience in related fields preferred.

    Personal Values:

    The Enrollment Counselor/Recruiter must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the institution’s core values. The Enrollment Counselor/Recruiter must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Enrollment Counselor/Recruiter must accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the university community.

    Conditions of Employment:

    1. The successful candidate must be in agreement with the University’s statement of faith.
    2. Full-time Salary Non-Exempt position after 90 day trial period.       Hours: M-F 8:00-5:00 (plus evening and weekend hours as needed). Some travel is required.
    3. Benefits included. Contact the Human Resources Office for details (Terry Yankey, tly@kcu.edu)

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    1. Responsible for contacting churches in designated territory.
    2. Responsible for scheduling and completing campus visits.
    3. Market the institution to current and prospective constituency at college fairs and conventions.
    4. Responsible for maintaining phone contact with prospective students, parents, and churches, as needed.
    5. Responsible for managing enrollment process with all students who apply from within their designated geographical area. This includes the process of acceptance, financial aid, housing and pre-registration.
    6. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    7. Additional duties that may be required or assigned by the Director of Admissions.

    (Above items are a summary of responsibilities and not a comprehensive list.)

    Application Procedures:

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

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

    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  However, the committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.  Please have a completed application submitted as soon as possible to ensure that you will receive full consideration.

    Send all materials to:
    Sheree Greer
    Director of Admissions
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143-2205
    606.474.3284
    sgreer@kcu.edu

    EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT

    March 1, 2021 or a mutually agreed upon date. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.


     

  • Faculty – Keeran School of Education Faculty Full Time

    Contact Information

    Calvin Lindell Phone: (606) 474-3273 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: colindell@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Summary: The Teacher Education faculty member will be responsible for teaching foundational education courses and courses in the area of social studies and/or literacy, as well as provide advising and mentorship to teacher education students.

    Reporting Relationship: The Education Faculty member will report administratively to the Dean of the Keeran School of Education.

    Essential Characteristics and Skills: The Keeran School of Education faculty member is first and foremost a Christian of mature faith with the capacity to clearly articulate his/her relationship with Jesus Christ. The faculty member is committed to advancing the mission of KCU as a member of the School of Education and able to clearly demonstrate the role of ministry in education The faculty member will provide excellent instruction in the area of education to prepare future teachers to be effective educators; to successfully complete certification examinations; and, to develop appropriate dispositions of a highly employable educator. The faculty member must be a team player and be actively involved in the holistic development of the Education Program, mentoring of advisees, and completion of accreditation documentation.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The Teacher Education faculty member of the Keeran School of Education has the following duties and responsibilities:

    1. Provide instruction in the area of Social Studies/Literacy
    2. Provide instruction in Education Foundation Courses.
    3. Mentor advisees
    4. Plan professional development opportunities for area P-12 schools.
    5. Develop partnerships with P-12 schools.
    6. Implement technology throughout instruction.
    7. Implement, record, and analyze KSE Key Assessments
    8. Plan and oversee appropriate clinical field experiences
    9. Assist in the development, implementation, and documentation of accreditation requirements.
    10. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the administration of the University, other divisions and departments within the University, related facilities, and community.
    11. Attend unit and faculty meetings.
    12. Maintain consistent office hours to provide availability to advisees, students, and faculty.
    13. Participate in scholarly activities to remain apprised of educational trends and researched best practices
    14. Take an active role in the recruitment and retention of Keeran School of Education students.
    15. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Faculty Handbook.
    16. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

    1. Education: The faculty member of the Keeran School of Education must hold a Master degree from a regionally-accredited institution in a discipline related to the educational programs of the Keeran School of Education with preference given to applicants with a doctorate degree.
    2. Experience: The faculty member of the School of Education must have P-12 teaching experience to provide clinical knowledge in the field of education. He/She must have a working knowledge of current educational practices, principles and standards as evidenced through employment experiences. The ideal candidate will bring preparation through education and experience in teaching social studies and/or literacy and can demonstrate excellence in technology integration. The preferred candidate will also be an active member of an independent Christian Church or Church of Christ.
    3. Values: The Teacher Education Faculty Member must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. The faculty member must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The faculty member must accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility and provide leadership in the P-12 education community.

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University application (https://www.kcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Faculty-Application-Fillable.pdf);
    4. three current references;
    5. complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.

    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The application process is now open and the search committee will accept applications until the position is filled.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Send all materials to:
    Calvin Lindell
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143
    606.474.3273

    colindell@kcu.edu

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2021.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Adjunct – School of Business Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Calvin Lindell Phone: (606) 474-3273 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: colindell@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Job Summary:

    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for an ongoing need for adjunct faculty to teach courses in the School of Business.

    Current Content Area Openings:
    Business

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

    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 business 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 Business.
    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 Business 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.

    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 (https://www.kcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Faculty-Application-Fillable.pdf);
    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:
    Calvin Lindell
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2064
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    Phone: 606-474-3273
    colindell@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment:
    Ongoing


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Business Faculty & Dean of the School of Business Faculty Full Time

    Contact Information

    Calvin Lindell Phone: (606) 474-3273 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: colindell@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Summary: The Dean of the School of Business has primary leadership responsibility for the School of Business.

    Reporting Relationship: The Dean of the School of Business reports administratively to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  The Dean provides direct supervision for the faculty and other personnel of the School.

    Essential Characteristics and Skills: The Dean of the School of Business is first and foremost a Christian of mature faith with the capacity to clearly articulate his/her relationship with Jesus Christ. The Dean is committed to advancing the mission of KCU as a leader in the School of Business and able to clearly demonstrate the role of ministry in business. The Dean will be able to manage a team and effectively monitor and measure outcomes for continued success while also being approachable by students, faculty and staff.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The Dean of the School of Business has the following duties and responsibilities:

    1. Provide leadership to the School of Business.
    2. Coordinate the operations of the School of Business.
    3. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the administration of the University, other divisions and departments within the University, related facilities, and community.
    4. Participate in the preparation and administration of the School of Business budget.
    5. Screen and recommend candidates for faculty appointment, retention, and promotion.
    6. Develop and implement program policies.
    7. Facilitate continuing academic and professional development for the business faculty.
    8. Ensure the business faculty shall be adequate in number and composition to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the School of Business and its curriculum in relation to the stated purpose, philosophy, objectives, number of classes and students admitted annually.
    9. Mentor School of Business faculty to enhance their teaching role.
    10. Represent the School of Business on the Academic Council and other committees.
    11. Represent the University as a spokesperson to the various publics to which it addresses itself, and provide such information as may be necessary to assure clear understanding of the state of the School of Business, its needs, and its mission.
    12. Ensure that all faculty and staff positions within the School of Business are filled with qualified individuals for both present and future needs.
    13. Promote coordination of the strategic planning efforts as they relate to the School of Business.
    14. Ensure that the School of Business complies with all Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges regulations and standards of accreditation.
    15. Represent the School of Business and provide leadership within the larger academic community and professional associations.
    16. Engage the tristate business community as a leader in support of economic development.
    17. Participate in institutional advancement activities as requested by the office of Advancement related to annual fund raising.
    18. Supervise, develop, and review the performance of those individual who report to the Dean of the School of Business.
    19. Take an active leadership role in the recruitment and retention of School of Business students. This includes personal involvement as well as ensuring appropriate levels of involvement by School of Business faculty members.
    20. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Faculty Handbook.
    21. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

    1. Education: The Dean of the School of Business must hold an earned doctorate from a regionally-accredited institution in a discipline related to the educational programs of the School of Business.
    2. Experience: The Dean of the School of Business must be an experienced faculty member, and must have served previously in capacities that demonstrate the ability to lead faculty in continual improvement. The Dean must have a working knowledge of current business practices, principals and standards as evidenced through extensive business/professional experience. The ideal candidate will bring preparation through education and experience that demonstrate one’s ability to both lead the School of Business and provide exceptional instruction to students enrolled in the School’s classes. In addition to extensive business/professional experience, the Dean must have experience working in diverse setting and be student-centered. The Dean must have experience in building programs and recruiting students as well as establishing a network of internship opportunities for business majors..  The preferred candidate will  have experience in programmatic accreditation for business programs.  The preferred candidate will also be an active member of an independent Christian Church or Church of Christ.
    3. Values: The Dean of the School of Business must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. The Dean must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Dean of the School of Business must accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the University community.

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University application (https://www.kcu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Faculty-Application-Fillable.pdf);
    4. three current references;
    5. complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.

    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The application process is now open and the search committee will accept applications until the position is filled.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Send all materials to:
    Mr. Calvin Lindell
    Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143
    606.474.3273

    colindell@kcu.edu

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2021.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

  • Adjunct – General Education (English, History, Math, Reading, Speech) Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

    Calvin Lindell Phone: (606) 474-3273 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: colindell@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Job Summary:

    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for an ongoing need for adjunct faculty to teach courses in the School of Distance and General Education.

    Current Content Area Openings:
    English

    History
    Math

    Reading
    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 (link is listed at the top of this page);
    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:
    Calvin Lindell
    Associate V.P. of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2064
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    Phone: 606-474-3273
    colindell@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment:
    Ongoing


    Subject to the United States Constitution, and all applicable state and federal laws, KCU does not discriminate in its employment practices.

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