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It is often heard from employees that “Milligan is a great place to work!”

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.

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.

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

Housekeeping – Summer Workers
March 27, 2015

Campus housekeepers needed for the summer season.  40 hrs per week May 11 – August 14.  General cleaning in campus office and classroom buildings and dormitories.  Contact Theresa McCrary, Housekeeping supervisor, at TGMcCrary@milligan.edu or apply at the Milligan College Physical Plant.

Assistant to the President/Major Gift Officer
March 6, 2015

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time Assistant to the President/Major Gift Officer. This person will be responsible for building and maintaining alumni and church relationships and soliciting gifts that support the ministry of Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary. In cooperation with the overall Institutional Advancement Program strategy, plans, implements, and evaluates development activities related to current and prospective major donors. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. To apply please send a letter of interest and qualifications, resume, and three professional references to Jack Simpson, VP of Institutional Advancement, jasimpson@milligan.edu.  No phone calls.  The position will remain open until filled. All inquiries and materials will be treated as confidential. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

DIRECTOR OF ADMISSION - Milligan College
February 20, 2015

Milligan College seeks an experienced and dynamic leader to fill the key position of Director of Admission. Reporting to the VP for Enrollment & Marketing, the Director provides strategic direction and leadership for a results-oriented admission program that achieves both the annual and long-range strategic enrollment management goals and assists in the development of marketing and communication strategies. Additional responsibilities include developing and executing the comprehensive recruitment plan for the college and collaborating closely with all campus constituents to ensure attainment of recruitment goals.

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 Qualifications:

  • A proven track record of success in recruitment and a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of an admission office, preferably at a Christian liberal arts college.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of enrollment management and the admissions process, current trends, laws, policy, practices, and marketing in higher education.
  • Understanding of the values, traditions, and needs of various ethnic and socio-economic audiences and a commitment to advancing diversity.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in executing a complex and comprehensive recruitment plan, as well as effective staff management.
  • An inclusive and collaborative leadership style that is forward-looking with great entrepreneurial, strategic, and analytic skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively and represent the institution professionally with a variety of on- and off-campus constituents, as well as demonstrated participation in national and/or state admission/enrollment organizations.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information and work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong organization and prioritization, statistical, and customer service skills.
  • Excellent public relations, presentation, oral/written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the college.
  • Able and willing to travel occasionally and some evening and weekend commitments.
  • A master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Commitment to the Christian mission of the institution.

 

To apply, send the following to Dr. Lee Fierbaugh, VP Marketing & Enrollment, LFierbaugh@milligan.edu. No phone calls.

  • Letter of interest and qualifications for the position
  • Resume
  • Names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of (3) professional references

The position will remain open until filled. All inquiries and materials will be treated as confidential. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee committed to excellence in scholarship, community, and faith. Milligan is consistently named one of the best colleges and best values in the South by U.S. News & World Report, one of the Top 100 baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly, and also was named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Milligan offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional programs and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult studies programs.

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 2016, 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 2016, 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
  • 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.

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