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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

Payroll Administrator
October 3, 2019

Milligan College Office of Business and Finance seeks applicants for a full-time Payroll Administrator. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and 3 -5 years of experience in payroll.  Preferred candidates will have experience in Human Resources, Great Plains HRIS/Payroll software, and GreenShades or Kronos timekeeping systems. Proficiency with MS WORD, EXCEL, and ACCESS with strong technical and organizational abilities required. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with employees, student employees, and outside professionals coordinating benefit programs a must.  Must demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the College’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Submit cover letter, resume, and completed application to payrolladmin@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and close on Friday, October, 18, 2019. No phone calls, please.

Occupational Therapy Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
September 5, 2019

Milligan College Department of Occupational Therapy invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy. Milligan is a Christian liberal arts college set in the picturesque Appalachian region of East Tennessee with the best of all worlds—shopping, restaurants, arts, culture, and outdoor recreational activities including the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our community provides a supportive work environment that is family friendly and includes a low cost of living.

This opening is a full-time, nine-month tenure track faculty position with an anticipated start of January 2020. Milligan’s accredited Master of Science in OT program includes a team of faculty who focus on hands-on teaching and community-based, service learning experiences. The ideal candidate will be an occupational therapist with expertise in adult physical rehabilitation and a minimum of five years of clinical experience in a variety of physical rehabilitative settings. Preferred applicants will have a post-professional doctoral degree (e.g., clinical or research). Experience teaching in an academic setting or supervising Level II Fieldwork students is strongly recommended.

Applicant should demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the college’s 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, contact information for three references, and a written response to the College Mission Statement, and completed application to otfacultysearch@milligan.edu.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration – Marketing
August 8, 2019

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Business Administration – Marketing, to begin spring 2020. 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 Dr. Garland Young, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean, P.O. Box 52, Milligan College, TN 37682 or via email at marketingfacultysearch@milligan.edu. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until position is filled.

Support Analyst
July 15, 2019

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’s mission, and lifestyle consistent with the College’s goals. Submit cover letter, resume, and completed application (found at www.milligan.edu/employment) to supportanalyst@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Please no phone calls.

Web Designer
June 19, 2019

MILLIGAN COLLEGE seeks a Web Designer responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining college’s digital marketing strategies and web presence. Applicant should have design and digital media experience and a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Knowledge and experience with social media as a public relations and marketing channel is critical. Must be open to direction and collaboration but a self-starter and independent worker, with a commitment to get the job done. Skills in communication, organization, leadership, creativity, and customer service are important.

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TO APPLY:  Send the following to marketing@milligan.edu. No phone calls, please.

  • Letter of interest and qualifications for the position
  • Resume
  • Portfolio showing examples of both electronic and print work
  • 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.

Assistant Professor of Counseling - Addictions
June 10, 2019

FACULTY POSITION IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING

Milligan College seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Addictions Counseling to begin January, 2020. Primary responsibilities include teaching in a Master’s level, year-round program in Counseling that has subspecialties that fulfill the educational requirements for licensed professional counselors and addictions counselors.  Qualified candidates must 1) demonstrate excellence in classroom teaching as well as in advising and supervising graduate students; 2) possess or be prepared to secure a Tennessee license as a Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP); 3) possess or be prepared to secure a Tennessee license as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC); 4) have experience as a mental health provider for a minimum of 5 years, at least 2 of those years being in the field of Addictions Counseling; and 5) a willingness to maintain current content knowledge/expertise in mental health and addictions and a willingness to supervise students in their field experiences. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from a CACREP-accredited institution.

It is essential that the candidate demonstrate the ability to integrate and articulate Christian faith within an academically grounded graduate counseling program residing in a liberal arts college. 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 candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.  Milligan offers a 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, including 3 letters of reference, to counselingsearch@milligan.edu.  Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the 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.

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 (CO-PAY PLAN)

In-Network Co-pay for Physician/Specialist Office Visit $25/$45
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 30-day supply) $15/$50/$70
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/preferred/non-preferred, 90-day supply) $45/$150/$210
Prescription Card Co-Pays (specialty drugs) $140
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 2020, is:

  • Medical Plan Option 2.  $2,000 Copay Plan  Employee Only, $204
  • Medical Plan Option 2.  $2,000 Copay Plan  Family, $536

 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 2020, is:

  • Medical Plan Option 1. $3,000 HDHP/HSA Employee Only, $112
  • Medical Plan Option 1. $3,000 HDHP/HSA Family, $328

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.