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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

Seminary Recruiting Assistant
October 15, 2018

Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan seeks a dynamic person to fill the position of SEMINARY RECRUITING ASSISTANT. The position is an entry-level 30-40 hour/week position that supports the recruitment process for assigned seminary programs. Office management, admissions counseling, outreach, and program and event coordination are all functions of this position. Occasional travel may be required. Click here for job description »

To apply, send the following to Lauren Gullett, Director of Admissions, at ECS@milligan.edu.  No phone calls.

  • Letter of interest explaining qualifications for the position and commitment to mission of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan
  • Resume
  • 3 references
Electrical Engineering
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.

Admissions Counselor - Athletic Recruiting Coordinator
October 4, 2018

Milligan College seeks a dynamic person to fill the position of ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR – ATHLETIC RECRUITING COORDINATOR. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this counselor works with the athletic coaching staff to help manage the admissions process for student‐athletes. Admissions recruitment, counseling, outreach, office management, and program and event coordination are all significant functions of this position. Travel required.

Click here for full job description and requirements »

To apply, send the following to Kristin Wright, Director of Admissions, at kjwright@milligan.edu.

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

The position will remain open until filled. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

Assistant Coach - Cross Country/Track and Field
September 5, 2018

To assist in the administration of an NAIA program in the sport of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field, consistent with the mission, policies and procedures of Milligan College, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), and other applicable governing bodies (Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC), etc.).  Visit www.milliganbuffs.com to learn more about Milligan Athletics. 

Duties:
To assist the head coach in all aspects of coaching and administration of the program with an emphasis on recruiting prospective student-athletes and the sprint, jump and hurdle event areas. 

  • Coach and mentor student-athletes on a daily basis at practice and in competition.
  • Coordinate and supervise daily practices. 
  • Assist in administrative duties.
  • Assist in planning and hosting home events, recruiting events and alumni events. 
  • Work and communicate effectively with administration, staff and staff support.
  • Participate in program activities, including the Champions of Character program, fund-raising and all scheduled meetings. 
  • Serve as a liaison to all support staff, including trainers and strength and conditioning staff. 
  • Represent the institution through community service projects. 
  • Perform other coaching duties and duties as assigned by the head coach and athletic administration. 

Apply:
Head Coach Chris Layne
cclayne@milligan.edu

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.