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Employment at Thomas University

Thomas University is always seeking faculty and staff committed to excellence.  We welcome applications of those who bring dimension and expertise to our students and administration.

Position openings at Thomas University are listed below. Contact Human Resources Department for further assistance.

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Admissions Associate

Thomas University seeks an Admissions Associate who is responsible for college student recruitment, admissions events, and converting prospective students to applicants and applicants to enrolled students. A bachelor’s degree is required with a preferred minimum of one year of Admissions experience and preferred Student Records System experience.

Candidates should have the ability to effectively communicate in writing, interpersonally, and through public speaking and possess high energy, attention to detail, and organizational skills. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as necessary is also required. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to Rita Gagliano, Director of Admissions Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA 31792 or email materials as Word documents to rgagliano@thomasu.edu  with “Admissions Associate” in the subject line. 


Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs

Thomas University is seeking an Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs to provide experienced leadership in a vibrant and collaborative educational environment.  Regionally accredited, Thomas University offers graduate and undergraduate degrees with a strong foundation in the liberal arts.  Our mission is to foster students’ personal transformation and professional readiness for the demands of a rapidly changing and complex world.  Educational technology is integral to Thomas University’s engaged campus-based and online instruction.

This is a 12-month administrative appointment with faculty rank commensurate with experience.  Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs provides leadership for curriculum, instruction, academic program assessment, and program management for eight academic divisions, the Library, Academic Technology, Institutional Assessment, and Disabilities Services.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Supervising planning, organization, implementation, administration, assessment and revision of the curriculum and instructional and academic support services of Academic Affairs to ensure program rigor and student learning.
  • Assisting faculty in developing and implementing instructional strategies that utilize current best practices in learning theory through the range of delivery models.
  • Coordinating the annual process for administrative review of program learning outcomes for all academic programs, including General Education outcomes.
  • Overseeing course rotation and class semester schedules that ensure efficient use of faculty resources and students’ timely progression through the Core Curriculum and programs of study for degrees, minors, and certificate programs.
  • Coordinating and supervising all dual-enrollment programs for high school students.
  • Coordinating development, maintenance, and implementation of articulation agreements with two-year institutions for students’ seamless transfer into the university’s associate and bachelor’s degree program.

The Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs is expected to serve as a leader on faculty and university committees, lead and pursue professional development, actively participate in community partnerships, and collaborate on research and grant opportunities.  

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree; teaching experience at the university level using a variety of delivery models; a minimum of three years in departmental administration and supervision in an academic environment; proven effectiveness at academic administration; recognition from colleagues as a leader and teacher; skill in facilitating teams and accomplishing projects in a collegial environment; experience utilizing a variety of technology applications; excellent oral and written communication  and presentation skills.  Thomas University is committed to creating an educational environment that promotes academic excellence and values diversity.

Applications accepted for immediate review; previous applicants do not need to reapply for consideration.  Please send curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, three current letters of recommendation, and transcriptsto Denik Camon, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents to dcamon@thomasu.edu.


Administrative Assistant to Academic Divisions

Thomas University is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to serve as the receptionist and provide skilled clerical and program support to Academic Divisions. The applicant must have experience with Microsoft Office, including use of Outlook and creating professional documents, such as letters, reports, and spreadsheets using Word and Excel; current experience utilizing a database software system and maintaining filing systems; excellent written and oral communication skills; strong customer service skills; and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.  Associates degree or higher preferred.

Complete the TU Employment Application found at www.thomasu.edu/Employment.  Send cover letter, resume, and three written letters of professional reference to Denik Camon, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents to dcamon@thomasu.edu.  Application materials will be reviewed as received for immediate openings.


Director of International Program Administration

Thomas University is seeking applications for a Director of International Program Administration.  Thomas University is a vibrant private not-for-profit university with innovative distance and international programs.  This is a12-month full-time position, reporting to the Executive Vice President/Provost. 

The Director of International Program Administration works with the Provost, Academic Division Chairs, Registrar and other University administrators to ensure all aspects of international partnership agreements are established and maintained in accordance with Thomas University’s policies, practices, and processes relating to admissions, academic records and student progress, graduation verification, faculty hiring, curriculum, program evaluation, and program logistics.  The Director will be expected to travel internationally at least once a year to meet with TU partner staff, partner university officials, and TU students in other countries (currently, in China).

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required.  Background in Business or Nursing preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years accreditation/assessment experience in higher education with regional accreditation and/or professional program accreditation.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with regulatory and accreditation representatives and international partners.
  • International travel experience required; experience working with international study programs preferred.
  • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and technology proficiency.
  • Knowledge of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) principles and policies preferred.

Thomas University is committed to diversity and offers competitive salary and benefits. 

Complete the TU Employment Application found at www.thomasu.edu/Employment.  Send cover letter, curriculum vita, three current references, and transcriptsto Denik Camon, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents to dcamon@thomasu.edu.  Application materials will be reviewed as received for immediate opening.

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Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Date position open: Jan. 1, 2015

Application acceptance immediately

Thomas University seeks a Vice President for Institutional Advancement to continue the highly successful work carried out over the past eight years in fund-raising, alumni development, communications and university public relations. During this period the university has more than doubled its assets, enrollment, and programmable property holdings, completed its first successful campaign and launched a rapidly growing academic program in the People’s Republic of China. This position is a member of the Senior Administrative Team and reports directly to the President.

Thomas University embraces its liberal arts roots and heritage which date back to the school’s founding in 1950. Today, the university boasts of a comprehensive portfolio of academic programs in the professions and liberal arts.

Thomas University is located in Thomasville, Georgia, a small, vibrant community noted for its unique shops, wonderful restaurants, quality health care and historic region. Thomasville enjoys a climate of short mild winters and beautiful spring, summer and fall seasons. The city is located 30 miles north of Tallahassee, the capital of Florida and only 55 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Thomasville, which is referred to as the Rose City, offers a high standard of southern charm living with outstanding public services and school systems.

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement is responsible for all functions related to university fund-raising, the office of alumni affairs and the office of communications. In keeping with Thomas University’s reputation and success for operating lean functions, Institutional Advancement currently has six staff members.

The position requires substantive experience in fund-raising, preferably in higher education. A baccalaureate degree is required with preference for candidates holding an advanced degree.

Thomas University is committed to diversity and offers a competitive salary and benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources at clyons@thomasu.edu. Please submit resume and (3) letters of references. Submissions should be presented through the thomasu.edu website.


Student Life and Athletics Coordinator

Coordinates and administers University-wide co-curriculum events, including the forecasting, planning, developing, promoting, and evaluation of programs and services that are focused on providing a diverse student body with opportunities for personal growth and leadership development. Provides leadership in relation to all student activities, clubs, and organizations. Coordinates the development and production of informational materials pertaining to student activities including the University student activities/college event calendar, student news magazine, promotional brochures, and press releases. Researches and implements emerging technologies; creates and manages the University internal communication system, as it relates to Student Life, as well as social media outlets, to promote student activities, programs, and services. Must have skills in Photo Shop and PowerPoint. Will work closely with the Assistant Director of Housing with regards to all matters of Residence Life, as needed.

Assists the coaches and athletics staff with scheduling, promotions, and photo work for the website, as well as other various administrative duties.

Salary Commensurate with Experience.  Please send Resume, (3) Letters of Reference to clyons@thomasu.edu.


Thomas University China Programs

Faculty Positions in Nursing

Thomas China Programs is seeking faculty to teach in our innovative RN-BSN programs in China. Full-time, part-time, and visiting professor applicants are invited to apply for appointments of a semester or longer.

Thomas University holds approval by the Chinese Central Government to deliver a cooperative program for students at the following Chinese partner universities to earn TU’s RN-BSN in China: Wenzhou Medical College (Zhejiang Province), Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Jiangxi Province), and Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region).

Faculty will teach one or more of the following eight-week Thomas University RN-BSN courses at TU’s Chinese partner universities:

·         Western Nursing
·         Professional Nursing Praxis
·         Scholarly Writing
·         Nursing Research & Evidence-based Practice
·         Community Health Nursing
·         Physiology of Aging
·         Emergency Preparedness
·         Ethical Issues in Nursing Practice
·         Leadership in Nursing
·         Women’s Health

Thomas University is a private university located in Thomasville, Georgia, providing a dynamic learning environment for students earning associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees. Our quality academic programs combine innovative learning models with highly-qualified and caring faculty to help students achieve educational goals in our regional, national, and global communities. Candidates for these positions seek a vibrant and collegial university teaching environment that fosters students’ personal transformation and professional growth.

Thomas University is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges; the RN-BSN program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and fully approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.

Applications are welcome from Registered Nurses who hold a Master’s degree in Nursing from a U.S. or other Western college or university, and who are committed to quality nursing education. Applicants must be a licensed Registered Nurse in the United States. A doctorate in Nursing or a related field is strongly preferred.

Applicants who desire to become part of a leading-edge international Nursing program are requested to submit a letter of application outlining experience and qualifications that are relevant to the position; resume/CV; description of teaching philosophy; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two professional references. Compensation is commensurate with experience and faculty housing in China is provided by Thomas University’s Chinese partner universities. Please send application materials to Thomas University China Programs, attn.: TU China Programs Faculty Coordinator, as an email attachment to admin@thomaschina.org. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

 

Faculty Positions in Business

Thomas University China Programs is seeking faculty to teach in our innovative Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program in China. Full-time, part-time, and visiting professor applicants are invited to apply for appointments of a semester or longer.

Thomas University holds approval by the Chinese Central Government to deliver a cooperative program for students at its partner university in China.

Faculty will teach one or more of the following 8-week Thomas University BSBA courses at TU’s Chinese partner university:

  • Business and Social Responsibility
  • Principles of Finance
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Money and Banking
  • Principles of Marketing
  • International Business
  • Business Research Methods
  • Leadership
  • Sales Management
  • Strategy
  • Senior Business Seminar
  • Cost Management I
  • Cost Management II

Instructors are needed for an eight week term beginning approximately around February 2015 to teach Money and Banking and Principles of Marketing in Guahgzhou, China.

Thomas University is a private university located in Thomasville, Georgia, providing a dynamic learning environment for students earning associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees. Our quality academic programs combine innovative learning models with highly-qualified and caring faculty to help students achieve educational goals in our regional, national, and global communities. Candidates for these positions seek a vibrant and collegial university teaching environment that fosters students’ personal transformation and professional growth.

Thomas University is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges; the BSBA program is fully accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

A successful applicant must be a native English speaker who holds a master’s degree in a business discipline; a Ph.D. is preferred. Degrees must be from a U.S. regionally-accredited college or university.    

Applicants who desire to become part of a leading-edge international business program are requested to submit a letter of application outlining experience and qualifications that are relevant to the position; resume/CV; description of teaching philosophy; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two professional references. Compensation is commensurate with experience, and faculty housing in China is provided by Thomas University’s Chinese partner university. Please send application materials to Thomas University China Programs, attn.: TU China Programs Faculty Coordinator, as an email attachment to admin@thomaschina.org. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


 

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with background and experiences. Thomas University is an independent, non-sectarian institution located 35 miles north of Tallahassee, FL. Thomas University values diversity and is committed to professional education with a strong liberal arts foundation.

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