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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

Business Office Receptionist
June 14, 2017

Primary duties: This position answers the main campus phone, is responsible for incoming mail to Business Office, maintains lease records, posts payments, and processes daily transactions with the bank.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • One year of office experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong customer service orientation and positive attitude
  • Professional demeanor, dress, and personal interactions
  • Support of the mission of Milligan College

Send cover letter and resume to JRSteadman@milligan.edu by June 30. Finalists are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration – Marketing
May 11, 2017

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Business Administration – Marketing, to begin January 2018. 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 marketing as a component of a business administration program. Teaching will include both undergraduate and graduate (MBA) courses, including Principles of Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Advertising, Consumer Behavior and Marketing Research. 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 marketingsearch@milligan.edu . Review of materials will begin at once and continue until position is filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration – Leadership
May 11, 2017

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Business Administration – Leadership, to begin January 2018. 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 leadership as a component of a business administration program. Teaching will include both undergraduate and graduate (MBA) courses, including Introduction to Leadership, Management and Leadership and Leading Organizational Change. 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 leadershipsearch@milligan.edu . Review of materials will begin at once and 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 $20/$35
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 30-day supply) $10/$35/$50
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 90-day supply) $20/$75/$100
Prescription Card Co-Pays (specialty drugs) $100
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $1,000/$2,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum $2,000/$4,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Major Medical plan, until March 2018, is:

  • Single Coverage – $190
  • Family Coverage – $495

 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 (generic/preferred/non-preferred) No co-pays.
Employee pays expenses up to deductible
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $2,500/$5,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum $2,500/$5,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the High Deductible Health Plan, until March 2018, is:

  • Single Coverage – $97
  • Family Coverage – $266

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.