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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 our Human Resources Department for further assistance.

Employee Application


Open Job Positions


 

Database Administrator

Thomas University, IT Services, is seeking a qualified and experienced individual to support enterprise software, organizational databases, reporting requirements and users.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide application support for enterprise software.
  • Develop, test, and document programs and reports based on specifications provided by the user or project team.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex tables and data files.
  • Mining data and developing reports to provide users information.
  • Develop custom reports using Crystal Reports or other approved software.
  • Considerable skill in utilizing end-user software tools such as Excel, Access and SQL to analyze or generate reports.
  • Program/system modifications, enhancements, and updates as required by the system vendor(s), or per customer request. 
  • Manage multiple project assignments and tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and to work in a team environment.
  • Work with vendors to resolve application issues and confirm resolution meets user needs.
  • Document all processes and procedures as required.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance, documentation and prepare presentations.
  • Assist in developing best practices, policies, and standards for enterprise software management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. accredited institution in Computer Science or related field and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in database analysis, reporting, technical support or training.  Applicants must have knowledge of data and business analysis techniques, relational database technology, database design, and data modeling techniques. Applicants holding a certification in Microsoft SQL Database Administration or Programming are preferred. Experience in Three Rivers CAMS ERP or Microsoft Dynamics within a higher education environment is desirable.

Please email resume with 3 letters of reference to clyons@thomasu.edu.


Director of Development

The Director of Development will manage a comprehensive program of major gift fundraising that will develop and steward relationships with Thomas University constituents, including alumni, friends, businesses, and organizations.  The incumbent also serves on the Advancement office team, overseeing events and assisting others with alumni relations, annual fund and grants.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, including:
    • identification of new major gift prospects to TU
    • cultivation of new and existing prospects and donors
    • proposal development and solicitations at the $10,000 and above level
    • stewardship of all TU donors
  • Oversee all University-wide fundraising and stewardship related special events
    • work closely with the Assistant to the President to schedule and coordinate dinners, receptions, and events featuring the President and/or the Vice President for Institutional Advancement
    • work closely with the Advancement Services Coordinator and the respective vendors to ensure events meet fundraising and stewardship goals and objectives
  • In the absence of the Vice President, represent the Office of Institutional Advancement to the President’s office.

Qualifications and Special Skills

  • Evidence of success as a major gift fundraiser for 3 or more years
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to represent the advancement department professionally
  • Capable of working with sensitive information with complete confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to simultaneously multi-task the multiple functions of the advancement office
  • Creative, innovative, resourceful, and adaptive to change
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer literate in customer relationship management (CRM) applications and reporting
  • Flexibility with work schedule and available to work weekends and evenings, as needed
  • Willingness and ability to travel overnight (10 – 20%; 2 to 4 days/month); regional day-trips anytime
  • Experience planning and coordinating special events

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years advancement experience required
  • Master’s degree preferred

Preferred

  •  Higher education fundraising experience

Applicants should complete the Thomas University employee application (link above) and send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references (include name and contact information) to Dr. Grady Enlow, VP for Institutional Advancement, Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA 31792 or email materials as Microsoft Word or Adobe pdf file types to genlow@thomasu.edu with “Director of Development” in the subject line. 


Director of Dynamic Learning Environments

Thomas University seeks a Director of Dynamic Learning Environments to support the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in both traditional and on-line environments in a full-time twelve-month staff position. The Director of Dynamic Learning Environments investigates and recommends educational technologies, applications, and/or solutions appropriate for particular delivery needs, acquires and implements those technologies, trains and assists faculty and students in their use, and advocates for the integration of current technologies and instructional design principles that enable active learning and effective and engaged instruction. The Director of Dynamic Learning Environments provides first-tier support for faculty and assists in ensuring rigorous and secure learning environments.

Thomas University offers traditional, hybrid, and synchronous and asynchronous on-line courses, utilizing Blackboard Learn v. 9.1 and ancillary modules as well as other web-conferencing, lecture capture, proctoring, and content support software.  Our faculty brings experience and commitment to developing high-quality course delivery through various models. The Director of Dynamic Learning Environments assists in making expertise and currency with instructional technologies pervasive in our course design and teaching. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.

A master’s degree is required.  The position requires a minimum of three years' experience in information or instructional technology services; previous experience in an academic setting and assisting faculty; a demonstrated pedagogical and practical understanding of best practices in instructional design and the use of educational technologies; proven facility with Blackboard Learn; a proven ability to collaborate with faculty and administrators;  proactive problem-solving skills; excellent written and oral communication; an orientation to customer service; and a passion for enabling effective educational environments.

Thomas University is committed to diversity; salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.  Applications will be reviewed for an immediate opening.

Please send curriculum vita, three current letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Denik Camon, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word documents to dcamon@thomasu.edu.


Part-Time Accounting Instructors

The Division of Business at Thomas University is seeking dynamic professionals to teach Accounting to students in our undergraduate programs in Marketing, Management, and Accounting and/or Master of

Business Administration with a concentration in accounting program beginning August 2015 on an adjunct or pro-rata basis for the upcoming academic year (Fall/Spring/Summer 2015 - 2016).

A Ph.D. in Accounting is preferred; CPA is preferred. Applicants with a master’s degree in Accounting with significant work experience in the field will be considered. All applicants must be adept in the use of instructional/online technology and have experience developing and teaching in an on-line delivery model. Instructors are needed to teach both on-line and on campus.

A complete application must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, three professional references, and transcripts, and the candidate must complete the Thomas University on-line employment application linked at the top of the page. Thomas University is committed to diversity and is an affirmative action and Equal Opportunity employer.

Application deadline: June 15, 2015.

Please send application materials to Michelle Manning, Administrative Assistant to Business; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents to mmanning@thomasu.edu with the position title in the subject line.


Faculty Position in Business

The Division of Business at Thomas University is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach and advise students in our undergraduate programs in Marketing, Management, and Accounting and/or Master of Business Administration program beginning August 2015.  A doctorate in Business or closely related field is preferred; candidates with a Masters degree and teaching experience will be considered. Expertise in a variety of disciplinary areas will be considered.  Candidates must be adept in the use of instructional/on-line technology and have experience in on-line course development.

The best candidates seek engaged teaching in a vibrant and cooperative university environment that fosters students personal transformation and professional readiness.  In addition to teaching and advising responsibilities required in this 9-month position, full-time faculty members also serve on departmental and university committees, pursue professional development, participate in community partnerships, and collaborate on research and grant opportunities. 

A complete application must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts, and the candidate must complete the Thomas University online employment application. Thomas University is committed to diversity and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. Salary and benefits are commensurate with credentials and experience. 

Please send application materials to Michelle Manning, Administrative Assistant to Business; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents to mmanning@thomasu.edu with the position title in the subject line.


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:

  • 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
  •  Womens Health

Thomas University is a private university located in Thomasville, Georgia, providing a dynamic learning environment for students earning associate, bachelor, and masters 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 Masters 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 Guangzhou, China.

Thomas University is a private university located in Thomasville, Georgia, providing a dynamic learning environment for students earning associate, bachelor, and masters 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 masters 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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