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  • Faculty – Nursing – Pre-licensure BSN Program Coordinator Faculty Full Time

    Contact Information

    Carol Brickey Phone: (606) 474-3255 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: cbrickey@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    Position Summary:

    A full-time position in the Yancey School of Nursing (YSN).  The faculty position has administrative responsibility for the operational aspects of the YSN pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing program and teaching responsibility in the School of Nursing.

    Required Education:

    A master’s degree in nursing is required.  An earned doctorate in nursing or a related discipline is preferred.  Educational preparation in the application of teaching and learning principles in adult learning, curriculum development, and implementation is required.

    Required Experience:

    At least five years of nursing experience within the past 10 years, demonstrated leadership experience, and at least two years of full-time teaching experience at or above the baccalaureate level is required.  Educational preparation or experience in academic administration within a program of nursing is preferred.  Other desired qualifications include national certification in nursing education and/or a clinical specialty, curriculum development and evaluation experience, teaching experience, and demonstrated scholarship for professional rank; interprofessional skills which foster a climate conducive to productivity and professional development of faculty; and experience working with State Board of Nursing and accrediting agencies.

    Licensure:

    A current, active, unencumbered license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

    Values:

    The BSN Coordinator must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values and tenets of faith; be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by her/his own work ethic; accept ownership of her/his area of responsibility and provide leadership throughout the YSN; and demonstrate spiritual maturity.

    Conditions of Employment:

    Full-time faculty position on a 10 month contract, salary exempt.

    Salary range: based on credentials and professional experience.

    Benefits included.  Contact the Human Resource Office for details (tly@kcu.edu).

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    The BSN Pre-licensure Program Coordinator has the following responsibilities and authorities:

    1. Serve in an advisory capacity to the YSN Dean.
    2. Provide leadership and coordinate operations for the pre-licensure BSN program.
    3. Ensure that the pre-licensure BSN program complies with all Kentucky Board of Nursing regulations and standards of accreditation.
    4. Teach, guide, and evaluate nursing students in didactic courses and clinical experiences.
    5. Develop, instruct, evaluate, and revise nursing courses and clinical experiences to enhance educational quality and ensure congruency with YSN curriculum, Board of Nursing regulations, and accreditation standards.
    6. Maintain regular office hours and communicate schedule with faculty, staff, and students.
    7. Advise nursing students in their course work and career goals.
    8. Actively engage in scholarship, service, and continuing academic and professional development.
    9. Actively engage with students outside the classroom in spiritual as well as academic, athletic, and social activities.
    10. Actively participate in YSN governance and the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    11. Participate in YSN marketing, student recruitment, and retention efforts.
    12. Represent YSN on University and School of Nursing standing and ad hoc committees.
    13. Represent the YSN and provide leadership within the larger academic community and professional associations.
    14. Maintain compliance with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook, Yancey School of Nursing Policies, and KCU Way.
    15. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.

    Procedures for Application:

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

    1. letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (copy may be found at kcu.edu);
    4. three current references;
    5. complete authorized (official) copy 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.

    Contact Person:

    Send all materials to:

    Dr. Carol Brickey, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

    Dean, Yancey School of Nursing

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Box 2047

    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    cbrickey@kcu.edu

    606.474.3255

    Date of Employment:

    January 2019


    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).

  • Housekeeping Assistant – Part-time Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

    Terry Yankey Phone: (606) 474-3222 Fax: (606) 474-3139 Email: tly@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 and “KCU Way”.
    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


    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).

  • Faculty – Dean of 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 Dean of the Keeran School of Education has primary leadership responsibility for the Keeran School of Education.

    Reporting Relationship: The Dean of the Keeran School of Education reports administratively to the Associate 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 Keeran School of Education 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 and is able to manage a team and effectively monitor and measure outcomes for continued success.

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

    1. Provide leadership to the Keeran School of Education.
    2. Coordinate the operations of the Keeran School of Education.
    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 Keeran School of Education budget.
    5. Screen and recommend candidates for faculty appointment, retention, and promotion.
    6. Develop and oversee admission, retention, and progression criteria.
    7. Develop and implement program policies.
    8. Facilitate continuing academic and professional development for the faculty.
    9. Insure the faculty shall be adequate in number and composition to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the Keeran School of Education and its curriculum in relation to the stated purpose, philosophy, objectives, number of classes, and students admitted annually.
    10. Mentor Keeran School of Education faculty to enhance their teaching role.
    11. Represent the Keeran School of Education on the Academic Council and other committees.
    12. 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 Keeran School of Education, its needs, and its mission.
    13. Ensure that all faculty and staff positions within the Keeran School of Education are filled with qualified individuals for both present and future needs.
    14. Promote coordination of the strategic planning efforts as the efforts relate to the Keeran School of Education.
    15. Ensure that the Keeran School of Education complies with all Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges regulations and standards of accreditation.
    16. Represent the Keeran School of Education and provide leadership within the larger academic community and professional associations.
    17. Participate in institutional advancement activities as requested by the VP of Advancement related to annual fund raising.
    18. Supervise, develop, and review the performance of those positions that report to the Dean of the Keeran School of Education.
    19. Take an active leadership role in the recruitment and retention of Keeran School of Education students. This includes personal involvement as well as ensuring appropriate levels of involvement by Keeran School of Education faculty members.
    20. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook and the KCU Way.
    21. 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.
    1. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios.
    2. 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.
    3. Ability to clearly write, in English, complex correspondence, memos, and reports.
    4. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations, both personally and over the telephone.
    1. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    2. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience or knowledge with supervision.
    1. Ability to use computer technology, particularly as related to distance education technologies, at an advanced level.
    2. 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.
    3. Ability to listen and hear faculty, staff, and administrators speak about distance learning activities.
    4. Ability to sit and/or stand and continuously perform essential job functions for a nine (9) hour day, with an hour lunch break.
    5. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 10 pounds.
    6. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    7. 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 Dean (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: The Dean of 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.
    2. Experience: The Dean of the Keeran School of Education 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 both public and private K-12 education, preferably gained through prior professional experience as a teacher, principal, and/or superintendent.  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: The Dean of 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. The Dean must be a self-starter who inspires excellence in others by his/her own work ethic. The Dean of the Keeran School of Education 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;
    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:
    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

    A mutually agreed upon date (6/1/2018-8/1/2018).


    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 Faculty – School of Bible and Ministry (Bioethics/Ethics) Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Job Summary:
    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for the adjunct faculty to teach
    online Bioethics/Ethics in Medicine courses in the School of Bible and Ministry as needed. Courses are offered primarily in support of the Yancey School of Nursing at KCU, including the  undergraduate and RN/BSN programs.
    Current Content Area Openings:
    Bioethics
    Ethics in Medicine
    Reporting Relationship:
    Adjunct faculty report to the Dean of the School of Bible and Ministry.
    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 Bible and Ministry.
    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 Bible and Ministry 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 positions are filled.
    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Brian Baldwin
    Dean, KCU School of Bible and Ministry
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2009
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205
    Phone: 606-474-3244
    bb@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 Faculty – School of Bible and Ministry (Intro courses) Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Job Summary:
    Kentucky Christian University is accepting applications for the adjunct faculty pool to teach
    introductory Bible courses in the School of Bible and Ministry as needed. Adjunct faculty
    assignments are made according to program needs and instructor availability.
    Current Content Area Openings:
    Old Testament Introduction
    New Testament Introduction
    Reporting Relationship:
    Adjunct faculty report to the Dean of the School of Bible and Ministry.
    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 Bible and Ministry.
    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 Bible and Ministry 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 positions are filled.
    Send all materials to:
    Dr. Brian Baldwin
    Dean, KCU School of Bible and Ministry
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2009
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205
    Phone: 606-474-3244
    bb@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 – General Education (English, 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
    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 (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:
    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


    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. Carol Brickey Phone: (606) 474-3290 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: cbrickey@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. Carol Brickey
    Dean, Yancey School of Nursing
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    Phone: 606-474-3290
    cbrickey@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. Carol Brickey Phone: (606) 474-3290 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: cbrickey@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. Carol Brickey
    Dean, Yancey School of Nursing
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

    Phone: 606-474-3290
    cbrickey@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

    John Seagraves Phone: (606) 474-3000 Fax: (606) 474-3156 Email: johnseagraves@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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