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2013 Chronical of Higher Education - Great Colleges to Work For Honor RollEmployees often comment that “Milligan is a great place to work!”  The Chronicle of Higher Education agrees and has named Milligan one of the best colleges in the nation to work for.  Read more >>

Our faith and our commitment to our students and their success challenge our employees to be their best. Just as employees feel that Milligan is a great place to work — we feel that we are blessed to have competent and caring faculty and staff.

Because Milligan College is a Christian liberal arts college, employment requires a Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. This creates a unique environment where Christians work with Christians, serving Christ through their work to “change lives and shape culture” — all for the glory of God. It affords an atmosphere “where Jesus Christ is exalted and excellence is the standard.” It offers a friendly environment where every employee is committed to advancing God’s kingdom.

If you are interested in learning more about Milligan’s values or employment, please contact our personnel office at 423.461.8712. Please note that the college only accepts applications for open positions.

Open Positions

Designer & Digital Marketing Specialist
May 19, 2016

Design and produce college print and electronic collateral materials. Responsible for implementation, maintenance, analytics, and support of Milligan College web presence and digital communication. Requires bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of relevant work experience in graphic and web design. Creativity and demonstrated knowledge of and experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Photoshop, and InDesign, and desire to learn and apply new technologies. Click here for full job description and application process.

Assistant Professor of Education
May 16, 2016

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in Education preferably to begin spring term 2017.  A desire and ability to integrate faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have experience at the K-12 level. Teaching will include both undergraduate and graduate (M.Ed.) courses as well as adult degree completion courses. The successful candidate will be expected to function as part of a team. Teaching expectations include supervising teaching candidates in area schools and some online teaching. In addition to fall and spring terms, Education faculty are expected to teach one summer term each year. The candidate should have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D) or be ABD nearing completion.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or training in the fields of reading and/or special education.  The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the College mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Milligan is an EEO employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.milligan.edu for information about the College and its mission statement. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, response to the mission statement, and supporting materials to educationsearch@milligan.edu  Review of materials will begin at once and continue until position is filled.

Operations Manager - Admissions Office
May 9, 2016

Milligan College seeks an OPERATIONS MANAGER. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this position oversees the Admissions Office operations to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Duties include application processing; data management, reporting, and analysis; scholarship tracking and analysis; and general office operational duties. Bachelor’s degree and experience in operations and data management required. Click here (PDF) for full job description and qualifications.

To apply, send the following to Kristin Wright, Director of Admissions, at kjwright@milligan.edu. No phone calls.

  • Letter of interest explaining qualifications for the position and commitment to Milligan mission
  • Resume showing qualifying experience and skills for this position
  • Names and contact information for (3) professional references

Anticipated start date: early June 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

Principal Faculty for Physician Assistant Studies
March 29, 2016

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track principal faculty position in the Masters of Physician Assistant Studies program to begin June 1, 2016.  Candidates should be certified by the NCCPA and hold an unencumbered Tennessee license (or have the ability to obtain) as a Physician Assistant.  A master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies with a minimum of five years clinical practice as a PA are required, and previous experience as a principal faculty member is preferred.  Responsibilities of this position include designing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating curriculum, developing, reviewing, and revising as necessary the mission statement for the program, selecting applicants for admission to the program, providing student instruction, evaluating student performance, academic counseling of students, assuring availability of remedial instruction, and ongoing evaluation of the program as a whole.

A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the College mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Milligan is an EEO employer and encourages female and minority applicants.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a response to our mission statement online to paprincipalfaculty@milligan.edu.  Milligan College conducts background checks on final candidates. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Social Work
August 25, 2015

Milligan College seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the field of social work to begin fall 2016.

The successful candidate will teach upper division classes at the undergraduate level, assume responsibility for a newly-developed BSW program, and help guide the program toward CSWE accreditation. Requirements are: 1) a terminal degree, including an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program; 2) demonstrated excellence in teaching; 3) the ability to integrate Christian faith within an academically grounded BSW program; and 4) existing, or planned, Tennessee licensure.

A desire and ability to integrate faith and learning in a liberal arts environment are essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the College Mission, and a lifestyle consistent with College goals.

Milligan is an EEO employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.milligan.edu for information about the College and its mission statement. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, response to the mission statement, and supporting materials to socialworksearch@milligan.edu.

Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.

Employee Benefits

Health Insurance

Milligan College offers all full-time employees the option of participating in a group health insurance plan, a portion of which is funded by the College. New employees have a 30 day open-enrollment period to enroll in health coverage.

Beginning in 2014, employees will have the option of enrolling in either a Major Medical POS plan OR a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).

Major Medical – Open Access Plan with Humana

In-Network Co-pay for Physician/Specialist Office Visit $20/$35
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/specialty list/name brand) $10/$30/$50
Vision Appmt Co-Pay/Frame allowance/contact and lens allowance $35/$40/$110
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $1,000/$2,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum – deductible not included $2,000/$4,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Major Medical POS plan, until March 2017, is:

  • Single Coverage – $230
  • Family Coverage – $540

 Humana High Deductible Health Plan

In-Network Co-pay for Physician/Specialist Office Visit No co-pays.
Employee pays expenses up to deductible
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/specialty list/name brand) No co-pays.
Employee pays expenses up to deductible
Vision Appmt Co-Pay/Frame allowance/contact and lens allowance $35/$40/$110
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $2,500/$5,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum – deductible not included $2,500/$5,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Humana High Deductible Health Plan, until March 2017, is:

  • Single Coverage – $108
  • Family Coverage – $300

Long Term Disability

The college provides long-term disability coverage to each full-time employee. This coverage has a 90 day elimination period and provides a disability benefit of 60% of pre-disability earnings.

Life Insurance

The college provides $20,000 of life insurance coverage to each full-time employee. There is also an option to purchase additional voluntary coverage.

Pension Plan

Employees may join retirement (403b) plans with either TIAA (Teachers Insurance Annuity Association) or PFCC (Pension Fund of the Christian Church) at any time. Premiums for pension plans are paid through payroll deduction and may be sheltered from federal tax. The college matches contributions for full-time faculty and staff members working more than 1,000 hours a year at up to 7% of pay.

Tax-Sheltered Benefits

During spring enrollment for the College’s Section 125(d) (Cafeteria Plan) employees may elect several tax-sheltered options for payroll deduction, including Medical Savings and Dependent Care accounts. Health insurance and dental premiums may be tax-sheltered under Section 125 for new employees in advance of the annual enrollment

On-Campus Dining

Faculty and Staff may dine in the college cafeteria at reduced rates.

 

The following information applies for Administrative/Staff Employees: 


 Holidays

The college observes the following paid holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Additional paid days off may be declared by the President.

Vacation

Vacation time is accrued at the following rates:

Exempt (salaried) Employees Non-Exempt (hourly) Employees
10 days after 1 year 10 days after 1 year
15 days after 2 years 15 days after 5 years
20 days after 4 years

Sick Days

Sick Day benefits are accrued from the date of employment for a total of 10 days per year, up to a maximum of 90 working days.