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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. Use the application link below or contact our Human Resources Department for further assistance.

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Open Job Positions


Faculty Position in Psychology

The Division of Counseling and Psychology is seeking applicants for a full-time 9-month continuing faculty position.  The chosen applicant will teach and advise students in our Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Core Curriculum programs beginning in August 2016. 

The best candidates seek engaged teaching in a vibrant and cooperative university environment that fosters students’ personal transformation and professional readiness. Proven excellence in teaching is required. Candidates must be adept in the use of instructional/online technology and prepared to teach in traditional and online formats.

In addition to teaching and advising responsibilities, full-time faculty members also serve on Division and University committees and support the community through professional engagement.

A master’s degree in Psychology is required; a doctorate is preferred. Thomas University is committed to diversity and invites all qualified candidates to apply.

Application deadline:  June 3, 2016

Applicants should complete an application at www.thomasu.edu/employment and send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, three current letters of professional recommendation, and all college transcriptsto Dr. Dede Avery, Division Chair of Counseling and Psychology; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word documents to davery@thomasu.edu.


Senior Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs

Thomas University (Thomasville, GA) is seeking applicants for a full-time senior administrative assistant to provide professional clerical and office management support to the Executive Vice President/Provost and Academic Affairs Administrators.  The applicant must be proficient with Microsoft applications in utilizing Outlook and creating professional documents, such as letters, reports, newsletters, and spreadsheets using Word, Publisher, and Excel; must demonstrate the ability to carefully maintain paper and electronic records using a database software system; must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong customer service skills, and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail.  Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree and work experience in an education context preferred.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three written letters of professional reference to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources, Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA, 31792, or email materials as Word documents to clyons@thomasu.edu with “Academic Affairs” in the subject line. 


Administrative Assistant to Academic Programs

Thomas University is seeking a full-time administrative assistant to provide clerical and program support to the Divisions of Nursing and Criminal Justice. The applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Office in creating professional documents, such as letters, reports, newsletters, and spreadsheets using Word, Publisher, Excel, and Access; must demonstrate the ability to carefully maintain paper and electronic student records using a database software system; must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, strong customer service skills, and demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to detail. Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

Applicants should complete an application at www.thomasu.edu/employment and send a cover letter, resumé, and three written letters of professional reference to Samantha Brown, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs, Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA, 31792, or email materials as Word documents to sbrown@thomasu.edu


Faculty Position in Rehabilitation Counseling / Career Center Coordinator

The Division of Counseling and Psychology is seeking applicants for a full-time one-year faculty position.  The chosen applicant will teach and advise students in Thomas University’s fully-online Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Studies program and oversee Master’s-level fieldwork courses beginning fall semester 2016.  These programs involve dynamic interaction with students in the online and clinical fieldwork environments.  This is a campus-based faculty position with online teaching assignments.  Part of the assigned load is serving as the University’s Career Center Coordinator, responsible for offering career services to students, alumni, and community members through supervision of Master’s-level counseling student interns. 

Proven excellence in teaching is required.  Candidates must be adept in the use of instructional/online technology.  In addition to teaching and advising responsibilities, full-time faculty members also serve on Division and University committees, support the community through professional engagement, and collaborate on research and grant opportunities.

Required qualifications:  A master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling or a related field; CRC licensure; a minimum of 3-years’ experience in fieldwork supervision and in clinical rehabilitation and mental health counselling that includes vocational assessment.  Thomas University is committed to diversity; rank, salary, and benefits are commensurate with experience.

This is a nine-month position, with possible summer employment.

Application deadline:  April 18, 2016.

Applicants should complete an application at www.thomasu.edu/employment and send curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, three current letters of professional recommendation, and all college transcripts to Dr. Dede Avery, Division Chair, Division of Counseling and Psychology, Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA  31792 or email Word documents to davery@thomasu.edu.


Vice President for Finance and Administration

Thomas University, located in Thomasville, Georgia, invites applications for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration.  Thomas University is a private, non-sectarian, coeducational institution committed to providing quality educational opportunities to both traditional and non-traditional students.  The academic mission focuses primarily on professional programs with a strong liberal arts and sciences foundation.  The University currently serves approximately 1,150 domestic students and 1,100 students in the Peoples Republic of China, with plans for continued growth and expansion throughout the region.  The University offers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). 

The Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) is responsible for providing leadership and management of the financial resources of the University, reporting directly to the President.  The VPFA serves as a member of the President’s Senior Staff and is responsible for financial planning and analysis, leading the budgeting process, cash management and the management of institutional debt, and risk management. The Business Office, Campus Store, Information Technology, Buildings and Grounds, and Food Services report to the VPFA. The VPFA insures that timely, accurate financial information is gathered, analyzed, and presented to the President, the Board of Trustees, and division / department leadership. The VPFA must be an effective communicator for the University and a collegial member of the senior management team.

Essential Qualifications: The position requires a Master's degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related field and extensive experience in a senior level financial management capacity, preferably in higher education. Preference is given for candidates with professional certification in accounting. Demonstrated expertise in strategic financial planning, financial analysis, asset management, debt financing, and accounting is required.  Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the community are expected.

Applicants should send a cover letter, vita, and names and contact information for five references to: Mrs. Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources, Thomas University, 1501 Millpond Road, Thomasville, GA 31792, or email materials to clyons@thomasu.edu.   Screening for the search will continue until the position is filled. 


Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs

Thomas University is seeking an Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs to provide experienced leadership in a 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, Learning Support, 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 processes 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 program expansion 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.

Thomas University is located in Thomasville, GA, a small, vibrant community in Southwest Georgia noted for its unique shops, wonderful restaurants, and quality health care. Thomasville enjoys a climate of short mild winters and beautiful spring, summer, and fall seasons and the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico are just 90 minutes away.

Applications accepted for immediate review. Applicants should complete an application at www.thomasu.edu/employment and send curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, three current references, and transcripts to Samantha Brown, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word or PDF documents tosbrown@thomasu.edu. Applications considered for preferred June 2016 start date.


 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.


 

Position for Webmaster

Thomas University seeks a Webmaster for a 30-hour per week Exempt staff position.  The Webmaster is responsible for all aspects of maintaining and improving the University Website as a primary vehicle for marketing and providing information to various audiences and also uses approved social media sites to extend the reach of information.  Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree and experience in a higher education context preferred.  Required minimum of three years of experience maintaining website content and functionality required, including developing, writing, and editing content, ensuring adherence to website style guidelines; and monitoring and analyzing site traffic; experience with Content Management Systems such as WordPress and Drupal, with CSS-based table-less page layouts, and strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript.  Excellent writing, organizational, communication, project management, and interpersonal skills required.

 

Applications will be considered for an immediate opening.  Please complete the application at www.thomasu.edu/employment and send cover letter, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and copy of transcriptsto Samantha Brown, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs; Thomas University; 1501 Millpond Road; Thomasville, GA 31792 or email Word documents to sbrown@thomasu.edu.


Adjunct Instructors

Thomas University is seeking adjunct instructors to teach in the following areas of need: English, Geography, History, Microbiology, Developmental Writing and Reading, College Math, Developmental Math, Introductory Statistics, Physics, Physical Science, Sport Science and General Biology.  Interested applicants must possess a minimum of a master's degree and 18 graduate credits in the teaching area.  

In addition, the university is seeking instructors with an Education doctorate with PK-12 teaching experience in curriculum and leadership with familiarity in Georgia Teacher Keys Effectiveness System (TKES) and edTPA.  All applicants must be adept in online instruction.  Instructors are needed for fully online, hybrid, and face-to-face teaching, as well as day, night, and Saturday classes.  To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Adjunct Interest” including curriculum vita, teaching philosophy, three current references, and unofficial transcripts to Samantha Brown, Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs, at sbrown@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.


 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.


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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