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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

Assistant Professor of Christian Ministries
November 20, 2015

Milligan College (TN) seeks a tenure-track professor to join the faculty of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan beginning in the fall of 2016.  A terminal degree in theological education or closely related field is required.  Supervised practice in ministry is integral to the mission of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan to prepare students for ministry.  The Seminary seeks a colleague to direct its Supervised Ministry Experience program (SME) and to teach in the area of Christian Ministries.  A successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in mentoring and counseling student interns in regard to the SME Program and other aspects of field education, supervising the administration of the procedures required by the SME program, experience in congregational ministry, and the capacity to teach at the graduate level, with the potential for some duties with undergraduate students.

This person will work closely with supervisors from local, regional, churches and ministries and the broader constituency of Milligan, as well as colleagues in the Christian Ministries Area to develop both field- and classroom-based educational opportunities.  Depending upon the area of expertise, the person will also have the opportunity to teach students in more focused courses within the Ministries Area for both masters-level and Doctor of Ministry degrees.  In addition, she or he may serve as the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the College Mission, a lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals, active membership in a church associated with the Stone-Campbell tradition (sometimes called the “Restoration Movement”), and evidence of their understanding of and commitment to the validity of the historic perspectives associated with the Stone-Campbell tradition. Milligan is an EEO employer and offers competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.milligan.edu and www.ecs.milligan.edu for information about the College, the Seminary, and their mission statements.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, responses to the College and Seminary mission statements, and supporting materials to christianministriessearch@milligan.edu .  Three letters of recommendation should be sent by postal mail to: Office of Academic Affairs, P.O. Box 52, Milligan College, TN 37682. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
October 19, 2015

Milligan College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the area of computer science at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2016.  The department currently offers baccalaureate degrees in computer science and computer information systems. The position requires teaching in a broad range of undergraduate courses with an emphasis on computer programming, distributed systems, theory of computing, computer networking, and software engineering.  Duties also include: course development, academic advising, and service on college committees.

Candidates should be ABD (with a firm completion date) or have an earned doctorate in computer Science or a closely-related discipline before August 2016.  The credentials to teach a broad spectrum of mathematics courses is a plus, but not required.  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 offers competitive salary and benefits.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a response to our mission statement, and supporting materials to computerfacultysearch@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/Associate Professor of Business Administration – Management
October 7, 2015

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Business Administration – Management, to begin August 2016. A desire and ability to integrate faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching, and have expertise in management and strategy as components of a business administration program. Teaching will include Business Strategy and Management courses taught at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as through the Adult Degree Completion Program. The candidate should have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or DBA) or be ABD nearing completion.

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 badmsearch@milligan.edu. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Mathematics
October 7, 2015

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in mathematics to begin August 2016. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Ed.D. with Math focus. Candidates who are ABD and nearing completion may also be considered. The anticipated course load includes courses for future math teachers, courses in the calculus sequence, and a variety of upper level math electives. The new faculty member must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring of mathematics majors.

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 mathsearch@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 Chemistry
September 21, 2015

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time tenure track professor position in chemistry to begin August 2016. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely-related field. The anticipated course load includes annual courses in organic chemistry and biochemistry along with physical chemistry and instrumental analysis on a rotating schedule. The new faculty member must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring of chemistry majors.

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 chemistryfacultysearch@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 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
  • 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.