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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

Director of the Ministry Resource Center
December 4, 2018

Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan College invites applications for the Director of the newly-established Emmanuel Ministry Resource Center.  The successful candidate will have the Doctor of Ministry degree or ministry degree equivalent (preferred; MDiv required), an extensive background in congregational ministry, a commitment to the Stone-Campbell tradition, and a demonstrated passion and ability to bridge the worlds of the academy and the local church.  Must demonstrate strong Christian faith, commitment to the College mission, and lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals.  Milligan is an EEO employer and encourages female, minority, and veteran candidates.  Submit letter of application, resume, names of three references, written response to the College Mission Statement, and completed application (found at www.milligan.edu/employment) to MRCDirectorSearch@milligan.edu.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.  Preferred start date is September, 2019.

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Admissions Recruiter for Healthcare Programs
November 29, 2018

Milligan seeks a dynamic person to fill the position of ADMISSIONS RECRUITER FOR HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS. The position is a full-time position with salary and benefits. Professional work experience is required, preferably in higher education or sales and marketing/recruitment. View job description and requirements »

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to LHarrison@milligan.edu. No phone calls.

Support Analyst
November 27, 2018

Milligan College Department of Information Technology is seeking applicants for a full-time Support Analyst position. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or Information Technology and at least three years of experience in a professional setting. Must demonstrate strong Christian faith, commitment to the College mission, and lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Submit resume and written response to the College Mission Statement to supportanalyst@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Preferred start date is January 2019. No phone calls.

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
November 13, 2018

Milligan College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy. This is a full-time, nine-month tenure track faculty position with an anticipated start for Fall 2019. The successful applicant will be an experienced occupational therapist with expertise in adult physical rehabilitation and a minimum of five years of clinical experience in a variety of adult physical rehabilitation settings. The applicant must have an earned post-professional doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, OTD).  Experience teaching in an academic setting or supervising Level I or Level II Fieldwork students is strongly preferred.

Must demonstrate strong Christian faith, commitment to the College mission, and lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals.  Milligan is an EEO employer and encourages female, minority, and veteran candidates.  Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references, written response to the College Mission Statement, and completed application (found at www.milligan.edu/employment) to otfacultysearch@milligan.edu.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Principal Faculty - Masters of Physician Assistant Studies Program
October 18, 2018

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, 2019.  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 pafacultysearch@milligan.edu.  Milligan College conducts background checks on final candidates. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.

Electrical Engineering Professor
October 9, 2018

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in electrical engineering to begin in the Fall, 2019 semester. Milligan College is a Christian liberal arts college with 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students.

Milligan seeks candidates who are passionate about preparing undergraduate engineering students to serve the world. Milligan College emphasizes close interactions with students in both classroom and project-based learning environments. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential.

Candidate will teach introductory to advanced undergraduate courses in electrical engineering and will also be expected to participate in new course development in support of engineering programs. 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. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related engineering field. All outstanding candidates, including those with industrial experience, will be considered.

Applicants should submit PDF versions of the following materials to electricalengineeringsearch@milligan.edu : letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, contact information for three professional references, and a response to Milligan College’s mission statement. Milligan College conducts background checks on final candidates. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.

Employee Benefits

Health Insurance

Milligan College offers all full-time employees (those who work a minimum of 30 hours per week) 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.

Employees will have the option of enrolling in either a Major Medical plan OR a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee (BCBS).

BCBS Major Medical Plan

In-Network Co-pay for Physician/Specialist Office Visit $25/$45
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 30-day supply) $10/$45/$65
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 90-day supply) $30/$135/$195
Prescription Card Co-Pays (specialty drugs) $130
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $2,000/$4,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum $3,000/$6,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Major Medical plan, until March 2019, is:

  • Medical Plan Option 2.  $2,000 Copay Plan  Employee Only, $186
  • Medical Plan Option 2.  $2,000 Copay Plan  Family, $485

 BCBS 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 No co-pays.
Employee pays expenses up to deductible
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $3,000/$6,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum $3,675/$7,350

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the High Deductible Health Plan, until March 2019, is:

  • Medical Plan Option 1. $3,000 HDHP/HSA Employee Only, $95.00
  • Medical Plan Option 1. $3,000 HDHP/HSA Family, $261.00

Employees participating in the high deductible health insurance plan are eligible to contribute to a health savings account. The college is partnering with HSA Bank to administer this service. Annual contribution limits are determined by the IRS.


Vision Insurance

    • In-network co-pay for comprehensive eye exam – $10
    • *Frame allowance – $100
    • *Contact lens allowance – $100

*Co-payments apply to visits for contact lens fit and follow-up as well as for various lens options for glasses.

The college pays a portion of the vision coverage. The monthly cost to employees, until March 2018, is:

  • Employee only – $2.00
  • Employee plus spouse – $4.00
  • Employee plus child (ren) – $4.00
  • Family – $6.00

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 CREF 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 at up to 7% of pay for faculty and staff members working more than 1,000 hours a year (excludes students and adjunct faculty).

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
  • Day before Thanksgiving 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.