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  • Faculty – Keeran School of Education Faculty Full Time

    Contact Information

    Dr. Marvin Elliott Phone: (606) 474-3253 Fax: (606) 474-3189 Email: melliott@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Summary: This posting is for a full-time faculty position in the Keeran School of Education.

    Reporting Relationship: Faculty members in the Keeran School of Education report administratively to the Dean of the Keeran School of Education.

    Essential Characteristics and Skills: The Faculty of the Keeran School of Education 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 the School.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Faculty members of the Keeran School of Education have the following duties and responsibilities:

    1. Teach a full-time course load each academic year as defined in the KCU Faculty Handbook. Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in teacher education and participating in clinical/field experiences and student teacher visitations. The needs of the Keeran School of Education, as well as the expertise of the present faculty, will determine the exact duties assigned to the successful candidate.
    2. Serve on two institutional committees.
    3. Participate in school/unit and institutional faculty meetings.
    4. Serve as an advisor to teacher education majors.
    5. Continue professional development in the discipline.
    6. Be actively involved in student recruitment and retention efforts, including participation in extra-curricular events.
    7. Be actively involved with students outside of the classroom in spiritual as well as academic and social activities.
    8. Work alongside the Dean and other Faculty of the Keeran School of Education to ensure that the School complies with all Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and other program accreditors’ regulations and standards of accreditation.
    9. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Faculty Handbook and the KCU Way.
    10. 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 currently-posted Faculty position in the Keeran School of Education must hold an earned doctorate from a regionally-accredited institution in a discipline related to the educational programs of the Keeran School of Education. Candidates nearing completion of an appropriate doctoral program will be considered.

    2.       Experience: Candidates for the Faculty position in the Keeran School of Education must have had at least three (3) years of contemporary professional experience in an accredited K-12 school setting. Experience teaching in a college teacher education program is preferred. Due to current needs, the ideal candidate will bring preparation through education and/or experience in two of the following three areas: elementary education, local school or central office administration, and reading/literacy.

    3.       Values: Faculty members in the Keeran School of Education 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, 2017.
    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;
    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. Marvin L. Elliott

    Executive Vice President

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY  41143

    606.474.3253

    melliott@kcu.edu

    Effective Date of Employment:

    Starting date is August 1, 2017. Letters of interest will be collected until the position is filled.

    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).

  • Controller Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

    John Dundon Phone: (606) 474-3000 Fax: (606) 474-3139 Email: jdundon@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    SUMMARY: To provide oversight of the accounting functions; to monitor all budgets, verifying the availability of funds; to assist in the completion of the financial statements in preparation of the annual audit; to monitor policies, procedures, and compliance requirements. The Controller supports the mission of the Business Office which is to help 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.

    CLASSIFICATION: Full-time 12-month salary-exempt staff position.

    REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: The Controller reports administratively to the Chief Financial Officer and works closely with the President’s Cabinet, operational units, and academic departments.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Direct responsibility of the annual audit.
    2. Oversee cash management of institutional bank accounts and cash flow projections.
    3. Direct supervision of accounts payable, cash receipts, and student accounts.
    4. Oversee the monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, journal entry adjustments, journal closes, and the general ledger.
    5. Monitor and assure compliance of institutional purchasing policy. Oversee the approval and proper classification of requisitions, while verifying departmental budgets.
    6. Prepare monthly financial reports and budget variance reports to senior management.
    7. With the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will assist in the preparation of the institutional budget.
    8. Oversee the accounting of Title IV funds through the Department of Education and the University’s financial aid programs.
    9. Provide assistance in responding to annual financial surveys (i.e., E-Z Audit, IPEDS, Equity-in-Athletics, etc.).
    10. With the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller will assist in the preparation of departmental institutional effectiveness plans.
    11. Participate in the professional development and cross-training of workers in the Business Operations Unit.
    12. Participate in the registration process.
    13. Prepare various internal and external reports as needed.
    14. Participate in various sub-committees as assigned.
    15. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook and “KCU Way”.
    16. Additional duties that may be assigned. 

    AUTHORITIES OF THE CONTROLLER:

    1. Make recommendations to the executive administration regarding accounting and finance issues, services, programs, and personnel. 

    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, audit reports, contracts, 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 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 elementary to 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 business operation activities. Ability to listen and hear students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators speak about business operation 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 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.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1. The successful candidate must be an active member of an evangelical congregation and be supportive of KCU’s Restoration tradition (e.g. Christian Church and/or Churches of Christ) values and tenants.
    2. Full-time 12-month salary non-exempt position. Hours: M-F 8:00 – 5:00 plus some weekend & evening hours as needed.
    3. Benefits included.  Contact the Human Resource Office for details. (Mr. Terry Yankey, tly@kcu.edu)

    OTHER ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS: Current business 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 director (e.g., looking for files, carrying files and other reports, loading the printer, stacking boxes in the storage closet, 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 degree from a four-year college or university is preferred.
    2. Experience: At least four years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. CPA experience/certification preferred.  Knowledge of Sage/MIP Fund Accounting software preferred but not mandatory.
    3. Values: The Controller must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values. The Controller must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Controller 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 Business Office of the University.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

    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 on-line at www.kcu.edu).

    Send all materials to:

    John L. Dundon

    jdundon@kcu.edu

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY  41143-2205

    Effective Date of Employment:

    A mutually agreed upon date. Letters of interest will be collected until the position is filled.

    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).

  • Enrollment Counselor Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

    Terry Yankey Phone: (606) 474-3222 Fax: (606) 474-3139 Email: tly@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Position Summary:

    The Enrollment Counselor 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 must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the institution’s core values. The Enrollment Counselor must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Enrollment Counselor 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 and “The KCU Way.”
    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 ).

    EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT

    A mutually convenient 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.
    ________________________________________
    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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