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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.

Employee Application

Thomas University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Thomas University. Inquiries and further information about Thomas University’s accreditation status can also be obtained via the internet by visiting http://www.sacscoc.org 

Open Job Positions

 

Learning Technology Assistant

DESCRIPTION:

Thomas University an independent, not-for-profit, institution of higher education with undergraduate and graduate programs in Thomasville, Georgia seeks applicants for a temporary, part-time Learning Technology Assistant.

 TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience conducting web conferences (Zoom, Blackboard Collaborate, Go2Meetings, Skype)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Office 365: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Experience with learning management administration (Canvas, Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of course content

 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Learning Technology Assistant” including curriculum vita, three current references, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.

 

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

DESCRIPTION:

 

Thomas University an independent, not-for-profit, institution of higher education with undergraduate and graduate programs in Thomasville, Georgia seeks applicants for its Instruction and Outreach Librarian. In the face-to-face and online environments, the librarian will teach college research and information literacy skills, use of search systems, and effective strategies for retrieving information.  The librarian will coordinate all reference activities and library instructional programs and coordinate outreach and marketing efforts to support library programs and services.  This is a 12-month Exempt full-time staff position.

 

 

 

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of reference best practices and information delivery and retrieval.
  • Knowledge of information literacy standards and practices and copyright.
  • Knowledge of outreach services and practices and ability to market library services and resources.
  • Experience with Springshare tools such as LibGuides and LibAnswers and production software such as Camtasia and Blackboard.
    • Experience providing library instruction and reference services.
      • Excellent research and instruction skills.
      • Ability to engage with traditional and non-traditional learners.
      • Ability to assist with resource development, goals and strategic plans, and development of policies and procedures.
      • Ability to supervise others.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy.
        • Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents.
        • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

 

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

 

All applicants must be adept with computers, computer software, and integrated library systems and have a minimum of one year, preferably three years’, experience in an academic library. To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Instruction and Outreach Librarian” including curriculum vita, three current professional letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Open until filled.

 

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.

 

 

Adjunct Faculty Pool

DESCRIPTION:

Thomas University an independent, not-for-profit, institution of higher education with undergraduate and graduate programs in Thomasville, Georgia seeks applicants for its adjunct faculty pool. Positions are available on an as­needed basis for both on-campus and online instruction.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must hold a master's degree or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline.
  • Practical employment experience is preferred.
    • Previous teaching experience preferred but not required
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy
      • Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Knowledge of course content

POSITIONS SOUGHT:

Accounting

Education

Medical Laboratory Science

Anatomy & Physiology

Finance

Nursing – China sites

Biology

Human Resources

Physics

Chemistry

Management

Psychology

Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling

Marketing

Social Work

Economics

Mathematics

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

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 Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.

 

GEAR UP Program Coordinator

Note: Temporary Grant Funded Position until 2023

Education:

Required: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred: Master’s Degree

Valid driver’s license

Job Summary:  Under the direction and supervision of the GEAR UP Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the delivery and implementation of core interventions and services for students and their families, as outline in the grant and/or work plan and budgets in accordance to U.S. Department of Education regulations. Coordinators execute the plans and develop the relationships with students and families to ensure their participation and success as demonstrated by their high school graduation rate and college enrollment rates.

Position duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with between 500 to 700 targeted students to develop “Yes I Can!” needs assessment and monitor their participation in interventions that address their needs
  • Coordinate/ develop GEAR UP events, workshops, college visits, cultural enrichment activities and summer programs
  • Provide grade level appropriate information about career and college options, preparation, and financial aid / scholarships available to GEAR UP students
  • Manage accurate records to document student participation as well as documentation of partner match and submit on a timely basis
  • Supervise Site Coordinators at each school or tutorial programs
  • Look for opportunities to leverage community resources, with Directors approval, solicit in-kind contributions of good and services from external sources, and maintain proper records for all expenditures
  • Assist with the “Yes I can” Scholars project –which includes a strong mentoring and afterschool tutorial component
  • Recognize and celebrate student’s success
  • Conduct high school senior “exit” interview
  • Coordinate GEAR UP services with other access programs on campus, i.e., Educational Talent Search program
  • Must be available for periodic meetings on the weekend or evenings with students as well as occasional overnight college visits.
  • Periodic out-of-state travel to attend conferences required
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Experience

  •  At least two years of experience working with disadvantaged middle and high school students
  • Knowledge of Georgia high School graduation requirements
  • Knowledge of postsecondary options, application procedures, and admission requirements
  • Knowledge of financial aid and scholarship opportunities and application processes
  • Strong ability to communicate with students, parents, and school staff verbally and in writing
  • Excellent program coordination skills, including completing tasks on-time and within budget
  • Competent decision maker with excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to work with staff, teachers and students at various educational levels
  • Demonstrated professionalism and understands the chain of command and delegation of responsibility
  • Time management skills are necessary in order to achieve program goals on time
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Bi-lingual / Bi-cultural (Spanish) may apply and is preferred

 

Working conditions: Frequent and irregular working hours; occasional travel; flexible work calendar that reflects summer programming.

 

Physical requirements and other conditions or employment:

The person holding tis position is considered a “mandated reporter’ under Georgia law and is required to comply with the requirements set forth as condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily.

Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to Melanie Martin, mmartin@thomasu.edu


 

Coordinator of Conference Services and Community Engagement    

VP of Academic Affairs, Chair of Humanities

Full-time, exempt

JOB SUMMARY

       The Coordinator of Conference Services and Community Engagement oversees the Conference Services Office and is primarily responsible for recruiting, scheduling, planning and supervising both in-house and external camps and conferences that use University facilities. During the normal course of the school year, the Coordinator of Conference Services and Community Engagement provides logistical support to the Division of Humanities & Interdisciplinary Studies and ACTU: Arts for the Community at Thomas University, will report to the Chair of Humanities for these events. As such, some weekend and evening hours are required. Duties will also include acting as Administrative Assistant for the Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies Divisions. Performance tied to revenue production for camps and conference.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

     This involves recommending fees, negotiating agreements, obtaining signed agreements, scheduling housing, food service, meeting rooms and recreational needs of each camp and conference. The majority of these camps and conferences occur on campus during the summer months and consist of academic and sports camps, workshops, and conferences while the Conference Center operates throughout the year. The Conference Services Office also processes fees, registers groups and individuals to TU camps, maintains financial records and compiles annual reports to the University. The Coordinator will actively seeks to recruit external interests to use University facilities as revenue generating events. Additionally, the Coordinator must maintain the University’s master calendar for outside groups, provides logistical support for these events and activities, and provides budget and personnel management support. This position will assist with duties as the Administrative Assistant for the Humanities/Interdisciplinary Studies Divisions. Performance tied to revenue production for camps and conference.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Confident interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to represent the Thomas University professionally
  • Capable of working with sensitive information with complete confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor degree and 3 years work experience required of related experience
  • Supervisory/management level experience is preferred
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends to assist with events, as needed
  • Successful performance in an on-campus interview is required

 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Coordinator of Conference Services and Community Engagement” including resume, three current references, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.

 

 

Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track Coach

Function:
This position is responsible for the overall development of student athletes within the Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track programs.


Responsibilities:
1. Coaching and practice planning for the Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track programs
2. Organization and execution of the overall player development plan
3. Administration, fundraising, and student athlete recruitment and retention for the Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track programs
4. Other job duties as assigned by the Athletic Director
Reports To: Athletic Director
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
• 3-4 years’ experience within a collegiate or professional cross country/track coaching setting is preferred
• Competence in oral and written communication skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
Terms of Employment:
Full benefits, letter of employment, Full-Time, 10 month position paid over 12 months.
Non-exempt position, 40 hours/week, hours will vary with season
Salary is commensurate with experience based on the department scale
Work Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is normally performed both inside and outside under varying
Weather conditions and employee may be exposed to varying temperatures,
Humidity and moderate noise.
Work requires:
- Varying degrees of field work
- Travel, for both games and recruiting, some international
- Reaching/handling of various equipment repeatedly

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request regarding the work environment and physical demands to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country/Track Coach” including cover letter, and three current professional letters of reference to Ricky Zambrano, Head Soccer Coach/ Associate Athletic Director to rzambrano@thomasu.edu. All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

 

  

Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA)

Thomas University is seeking a Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA).  Serving as the chief advancement officer of the University, the VPIA is responsible for designing and implementing development programs, as well as recruiting and mentoring talented team members who can significantly increase constituent engagement, involvement, and support.

This is an ideal opportunity for a highly skilled advancement professional with entrepreneurial grit. Reporting to the President, the VPIA will reset the university’s advancement efforts. The successful candidate will develop and implement a systematic approach to philanthropy that includes donor segmentation by gift potential, timely and accurate reports, and measurable outcomes that contemplate ROI.  

It is expected that candidates for this position will have seven to ten years of significant and broad-based experience in managing a college or university advancement office. Must possess major gift solicitation experience and significant fundraising achievements. Candidate must have knowledge of fundraising to include an awareness of IRS requirements, the understanding to develop trust agreements, bequests, and planned giving instruments, such as charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts.

A Master’s Degree in business, administration, or non-profit management is required. A degree in another field with CFRE will be considered. All candidates must possess an excellent understanding of higher education organizational and governance structures, as well as the mission, goals, and objectives of a private comprehensive university.

Thomas University embraces its liberal arts roots and heritage which dates 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.

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. Send an email with the subject noting “VPIA” including curriculum vita, resume and (3) letters of references. All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

 

Advancement Services Coordinator

The Advancement Services Coordinator supports all areas of Institutional Advancement (IA). The incumbent coordinates prospect and donor data, research, stewardship, and events. Also serving as business manager for the IA office, the incumbent requires interpersonal skills, the ability to work with multiple offices including communications and finance, solid clerical skills, and tech-savviness.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* Coordinating data entry, integrity and reporting from IA customer relations management (CRM) software, including maintaining standard operating procedures (SOPs)

* Assist with researching donors and prospects, including tracking relationships

* Planning and coordinating all IA-related University events

* Facilitating the procurement of goods and services

* Supervising work study students assigned to IA office

* Maintaining IA physical and digital files

* Serving as the main receptionist for the office, greeting guests and answering the phone

* Other duties in support of IA as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS

* 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

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

* Ability to work with customer relationship management (CRM)

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

* Bachelor degree and 2 years work experience required

* Flexibility to work occasional evenings or weekends to assist with events, as needed

 

Adjunct Instructor of Management

DESCRIPTION

Thomas University an independent, not-for-profit, institution of higher education with undergraduate and graduate programs in Thomasville, Georgia seeks applicants for its adjunct faculty pool in the field of Management.  Positions are available on an as needed basis.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Candidates must hold a master's degree or Ph.D. in Management or a related subject area. Previous teaching and employment experience is preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy
    • Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Knowledge of course content

 

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

All applicants must be adept in online or hybrid teaching.  To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Adjunct Interest - Management” including curriculum vita, three current references, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu.  All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.

 

 

Nursing Faculty – China Programs

Thomas University, Georgia, U.S.A. is seeking to hire nursing faculty members to teach Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) courses in our BSN cooperation programs in China in Spring 2018 (March to June 2018) and Summer 2018 (May to June 2018). Thomas University is granted approval by the U.S. and Chinese governments and its accrediting commissions to deliver the RN-BSN cooperation programs at its partner universities campuses in China. 

Qualifications:

  • A registered nurse who holds a Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited U.S. or other western university/college is required.
  • The applicant must be a licensed registered nurse from one of the United States and committed to quality nursing education.
  • Earned doctorate in nursing or a related discipline is highly desirable.

Position:

  • Commitment to teach for a minimum of 6 to 8 weeks for Spring and Summer 2018.
  • The instructor will teach Thomas University nursing courses at Thomas University's Chinese partner universities in Wenzhou, Zhejiang or Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

Professional Nursing Praxis

  • Hired instructor will receive competitive instructor's fees commensurate with teaching and practice experience.
  • Faculty housing is provided for the instructor at the Chinese partner university.
  • Budget for roundtrip airfare from the instructor's location and the teaching site in China is provided.

Teaching Locations in China: 
Courses will be taught at:

  • Wenzhou Medical University (Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province)
  • Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region)

Applicants who desire to become a Thomas University nursing faculty member and teach in China, please e-mail the following application materials to Thomas University China Programs Recruiting Director at admin@thomaschina.org: a resume/CV; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and contact information of two professional references.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:

Director of TU China Programs
Thomas University China Programs

Email Address:

admin@thomaschina.org

 

VA Work Study Position Description

Position Overview:  The VA Work Study will provide assistance to the Thomas University Veterans Services and Career Transition Center. Candidates must have thorough communication and listening skills, work ethic, and genuine desire to assist stakeholders with acquiring the services and support offered through the center. Other desired skills include good organizational skills, computer skills, detail oriented, data entry, and a strong customer-service focus. 


Responsibilities:

1. Assist with administrative tasks associated with recruiting and retention of undergraduate and graduate Veteran students into TU degree programs
2. Maintain the TU Vet Center daily operations
3. Assist with preparation of reports to the Associate Vice President showing all recruitment and retention activities, outcomes, and follow-up procedures used to increase inquiries
4. Open and close TU Vet Center based on approved hours
5. Maintain the physical appearance of the center
6. Connect students with the appropriate service and/or resources
7. Collect all necessary paperwork for processing education benefits

Reports To: Associate Vice President of Enrollment and Business Development, Military Operations

Qualifications:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency with MS Office suite, Adobe Pro
• Confident interpersonal and customer service skills
• Superior clerical skills
• Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or reminders to complete tasks.
• Adherence to professional ethics including confidentiality
• Punctual and industrious work habits

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those
an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work is normally performed inside under normal office conditions and employee
may be exposed to varying temperatures, humidly and moderate noise.

Work requires:

- Keying data into computer repeatedly during an 8-hour shift.
- Ability to lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling a minimum of 30 lbs.
- Reaching/handling of various equipment repeatedly during an 8-hour shift.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met  by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request regarding the work environment and physical demands to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting “Administrative Assistant to Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management” including cover letter, curriculum vita, three current professional letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources to clyons@thomasu.edu. All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. 

 

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