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

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  • Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Summary:  The Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions has as its primary responsibility to administratively support the Office of Admissions, including collecting, organizing, and summarizing data for prospective students and applicants of the university for undergraduate and graduate work.

    The Administrative Assistant will coordinate with all support staff in the Office of Admissions which includes all work study personnel, along with making recommendations (with appropriate documentation) to the Director of Admissions regarding operational issues, services, and programs.

    Reporting Relationship:  The Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions is a regular, full-time salary, non-exempt position and reports administratively to the Director of Admissions and works closely with all operational units and academic departments.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is only illustrative, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this position.)

    • Assist the Director of Admissions in daily functions of planning and implementing processes for acceptance of new students
    • Assist in maintaining office files and records, and securing necessary records, transcripts, and papers.
    • Assist the Office of Admissions in answering the telephone, correspondence, direct mail, emails, and monitoring the appointment and campus visit calendar
    • Assist the Office of Admissions in coordination of support services with other college departments such as Academic Office, Student Life, Financial Aid and Business Office.
    • Assist the Office of Admissions with enrollment events such as Open Houses, New Student Registration, and other recruitment related events.
    • Assist the Director of Admissions and enrollment counselors as needed.
    • Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook.
    • Additional duties that may be required or assigned. 

    Required Knowledge and Skills:  The successful candidate should possess the following knowledge and skills.

    • Ability to clearly write correspondence, memos, and reports.
    • Ability to use computer technology at an intermediate level.
    • Sufficient manual dexterity to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment and manually complete paperwork such as signing completed reports.
    • Ability to sit and/or stand and continuously perform essential job functions for a
      nine (9) hour day, with an hour lunch break.
    • Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 25 pounds.
      At times, folders and other records must be filed.
    • Ability to learn and perform essential job functions accurately with minimal
      direct supervision, within three (3) months of initial employment.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

    Qualification Standards:

    Education:  A high school diploma or GED required, or an equivalent combination of education and training.

    An Associate degree or Bachelor degree from a four-year college or university is preferred.

    Experience:  At least one (1) or two (2) years of experience preferred.  Need to possess experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office software application (including working knowledge in Excel).

    Experience in a university administrative office software such as, Jenzebar, preferred.

    Values:  The Administrative Assistant for the Office of Admissions must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values.  The Assistant must be a self-starter who excels in excellence his/her work ethic.  The Assistant 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 Office of Admissions of the University.

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University Staff Application for Employment;

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

    Send all materials to:
    Sheree Greer
    Director of Admissions
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143
    606.474.3284

    sgreer@kcu.edu

    Date of Employment

    Anticipated start date is August 1, 2020.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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).

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

    Required Education:

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

    Previous Experience:

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

    Personal Values:

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

    Conditions of Employment:

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

    Duties & Responsibilities:

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


     

  • Financial Aid Coordinator Staff Full Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

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

    CLASSIFICATION:  Full-time. Salary-non exempt.

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

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Individuals must possess these skills, knowledge, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    2. Ability to compute rates, percentages, and ratios.
    3. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, memos, budget sheets, evaluation forms and assessments, professional journals, technical procedures, and various governmental information reporting forms and papers.
    4. Ability to clearly write complex correspondence, memos, and reports.
    5. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small or large group situations, both personally and over the phone.
    6. Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    7. Ability to define problems, evaluate, and make independent decisions based on experience or knowledge with supervision.
    8. Ability to use computer technology at an intermediate level.
    9. Sufficient manual dexterity in at least one hand to be able to operate all electronic and computer equipment (keyboards, calculators, printers, etc.), and manually complete paperwork such as signing and approving requests and checks.
    10. Ability to speak and talk with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators about financial aid activities. Ability to listen and hear students, faculty, staff, and administrators speak about financial aid activities.
    11. Ability to sit and/or stand and continuously perform essential job functions for an eight and one-half (8 1/2) hour day, with an hour lunch break.
    12. Ability to grasp and lift or otherwise move goods weighing up to 30 pounds a distance of up to twenty (20) feet. At times, goods must be stacked and lifted up to eight (8) feet high and folders and other records must be filed.
    13. Ability to learn and perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision, within three (3) months after employee begins work.
    14. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

    OTHER ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS: Current financial aid operations and building design ordinarily requires the individual to reach, bend, lift, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing the work of assistant (e.g., looking for files, carrying files and other reports, loading the printer, stacking boxes in the storage area, or searching in the vault). All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without a significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

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

    CONTACT INFORMATION:

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

    Mr. Terry Yankey

    tly@kcu.edu

    100 Academic Parkway

    Grayson, KY  41143-2205

    606-474-32222

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2020, or a mutually agreed upon date.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 – Math Faculty Full 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 a full-time Instructor to teach Math courses in the School of Distance and General Education.

    Current Content Area Openings:
    Math

    Reporting Relationship: 
    The Instructor of Math will 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:
    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:
    General Education Instructors teaching Math 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 including serving on the General Education Committee.
    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
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2064
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

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

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2020.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 – English Faculty Full 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 a full-time Instructor to teach General Education composition courses in the School of Distance and General Education.

    Current Content Area Openings:
    English

    Reporting Relationship: 
    The Instructor of English will 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:
    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:
    General Education Instructors teaching composition 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 including serving on the General Education Committee.
    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
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2064
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

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

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2020.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 – School of Business Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Job Summary:

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

    Current Content Area Openings:
    Business

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

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

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

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    Adjunct faculty for business courses have the following responsibilities:
    1. Teach, guide, and evaluate students enrolled in assigned course(s).
    2. Assist in developing, instructing, evaluating, and revising assigned course(s) to enhance educational quality.
    3. Work collaboratively with the faculty and the Dean of the School of Business.
    4. Be available to students enrolled in assigned course(s) outside the formal classroom setting to clarify content and respond to student concerns.
    5. Serve in an advisory role to the School of Business in the ongoing efforts to improve quality.
    6. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations outlined in the Kentucky Christian University Faculty Handbook 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
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Box #2064
    Grayson, KY 41143-2205

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

    Date of Employment:
    Ongoing


    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).

  • Clinical Coordinator for the Yancey School of Nursing Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

    Kristen Geyer Phone: (606) 474-3255 Fax: (606) 474-3342 Email: kegeyer@kcu.edu

    Position Description

    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 Clinical Coordinator reports to the Dean of the Yancey School of Nursing and provides administrative support for the online nursing programs.

    CLASSIFICATION: A regular part-time salary non-exempt position with a labor distribution of twenty (20) hours per week.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

    Education: A bachelor’s degree is preferred or evidence of work experience equivalency.

    Experience: A history of experience or specific educational preparation with regard to health sciences and/or business administration.  Experience in health care is preferred.

    Values: Must be 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 and provide leadership throughout YSN.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    1. Part-time staff position;
    2. The Clinical Coordinator for the Yancey School of Nursing must be sympathetic with the mission and purpose of Kentucky Christian University and enthusiastically support the University’s core values of Christ, Character, and Career.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Clinical Coordinator for the Yancey School of Nursing has the following responsibilities and authorities:

    1. Maintain, or obtain as necessary, affiliation agreements with all clinical affiliates;
    2. Work with clinical affiliates and students to ensure that all paperwork and prerequisite training is complete prior to starting the clinical rotation;
    3. Collaborate with each student to secure qualified preceptors that fulfill curricular requirements;
    4. Coordinate with each preceptor or office manager at clinical settings to schedule each clinical rotation and complete necessary paperwork prior to the rotation;
    5. Maintain student records in CastleBranch tracking system;
    6. Monitor student completion of prerequisites requirements prior to beginning clinical rotations;
    7. Track Board of Nursing and distance learning state authorization requirements.
    8. Provide administrative support for admission and onboarding of new online nursing students;
    9. Provide administrative support for accreditation activities for the online nursing programs;
    10. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the Kentucky Christian University Staff Handbook, the Yancey School of Nursing Handbook, and the KCU Way; and
    11. Additional duties that may be required or assigned.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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

    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Staff Application (available online at kcu.edu); and
    4. Three current reference letters.

    Send all materials to:

    Kristen Geyer, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

    MSN Program Coordinator

    Kentucky Christian University

    100 Academic Parkway

    Box #2047

    Grayson, KY 41143

    (606) 474-3255

    kegeyer@kcu.edu

    EFFECTIVE DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: August 1, 2020

    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).

  • Title IX Coordinator – Part-time Staff Part Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Summary:

    Part-time Title IX Coordinator coordinates and facilitates the institution’s compliance to Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Develops and implements educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law. Oversees and coordinates investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints. Collaborates with campus entities and University leadership to identify and address systemic problems.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Develops, implements, coordinates and conducts educational programs and initiatives designed to educate and support faculty, staff, and students regarding their rights and, where applicable, obligations under Title IX, including reporting options/responsibilities, support services, University policy and applicable disciplinary code, grievance procedures, confidential resources, etc.
    2. Oversees, coordinates and ensures investigations of reports and complaints of sexual misconduct are adequate, reliable, timely, confidential and impartial; reviews proposed sanctions for sexual misconduct before they are imposed to ensure that they are reasonably calculated to stop the sexual misconduct and prevent its recurrence.
    3. Supervises personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
    4. Collaborates with leadership and campus constituencies to disseminate information, redesign processes, and support the University’s investigative processes; collaborates and coordinates with compliance partners within the department and across the institution to support the University’s overlapping compliance needs and responsibilities.
    5. Communicates with local law enforcement and government agencies to ensure reports are handled appropriately and in a timely manner; coordinates with local victim advocacy organizations and service providers.
    6. Ensures ongoing compliance with Title IX by collecting and analyzing data, writing comprehensive reports and maintaining records of investigations.
    7. Serves on various University planning and policy making committees; recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures.
    8. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
    9. Maintain and comply with all policies, rules, and regulations included in the KCU Staff Handbook and the KCU Way.
    10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    Minimum Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
    • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
    • Ability to provide effective and appropriate advice and expertise to all levels within the university community.
    • Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty and staff in area of expertise.
    • Knowledge of federal, state, and institutional policies and practices specific to the applicable compliance specialty.
    • Project planning skills.
    • Ability to investigate and analyze claims information and to draw conclusions.
    • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
    • Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
    • Ability to operate calmly and effectively under stressful conditions.
    • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
    • Employee development and performance management skills.
    • Experience with crime prevention programs, procedures and practices, as well as safety training administration.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
    • Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills.
    • Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively summarize and present information.
    • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
    • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
    • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
    • Knowledge of federal and state public safety reporting requirements and other applicable crime data reporting.
    • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
    • Knowledge of current and emerging legislation, issues, and trends as appropriate to the position.
    • Ability to develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

    Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

    • No or very limited physical effort required.
    • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

    1. Starting date is March 16, 2020 or a mutually agreed upon date.
    2. Position is part-time on a 10-month basis (August – May).
    3. Annual salary is commensurate with credentials and professional experience.
    4. Benefits (limited) information may be obtained by contacting KCU’s Human Resource Office (Mr. Terry Yankey, tly@kcu.edu, 606-474-3222).

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

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

    Members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The search committee will accept applications until the position is filled.  However, the committee will begin reviewing applications on or just after May 1, 2020.  Please have a completed application submitted by that date to ensure that you will receive full consideration.

    Send all materials to:
    Terry Yankey
    KCU HR Officer
    Kentucky Christian University
    100 Academic Parkway
    Grayson, KY  41143
    606.474.3222

    tly@kcu.edu

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    May 18, 2020, or a mutually agreed upon date.


    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).

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

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

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

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

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

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

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

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

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

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

    1. a letter of interest;
    2. a current resume/vitae;
    3. a completed Kentucky Christian University application;
    4. three current references;
    5. complete authorized (official) copies of transcripts verifying all degrees and coursework.

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

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

    colindell@kcu.edu

    DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:

    August 1, 2020.  Evaluations of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 – General Education (English, History, Math, Reading, Speech) Faculty Part Time

    Contact Information

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

    Position Description

    Job Summary:

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

    Current Content Area Openings:
    English

    History
    Math

    Reading
    Speech

    Reporting Relationship: 
    Adjunct faculty report to the Dean of the School of Distance and General Education.

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

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

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

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

    Other Ergonomic Requirements: 
    Current institutional operations and building designs ordinarily require the individual to sit, stand, reach, bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and perform similar physical functions while doing general office tasks. All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury, or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.

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

    Procedures for Application: 
    To be considered for this position, a complete file must include:
    1. Letter of interest;
    2. Current resume/vitae;
    3. Completed Kentucky Christian University Academic application (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).

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