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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 universities 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 University is a Christian liberal arts university, employment requires a Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the University’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

Adjunct Professor in Chemistry
May 6, 2021

The School of Sciences & Allied Health at Milligan University in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a part-time Adjunct Professor in Chemistry. This is a part-time teaching position for the Fall 2021 semester.  Responsibilities include teaching Organic Chemistry I lecture along with two lab sections. Additional teaching opportunities may be available with experience and availability.

Qualifications: The position requires that the instructor has completed at least 18 credit hours in chemistry.  Candidates with an earned master’s degree or Ph.D. in chemistry are preferred. Successful candidates should also demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the University’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the University’s goals.

Application Process:  Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a written response to the University’s mission statement to chemistryfacultysearch@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre
April 21, 2021

The School of Arts & Humanities at Milligan University invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre. This position also leads the undergraduate program in Musical Theatre.  This is a nine-month faculty position (paid over 12 months) with an anticipated start in August 2021.

Primary teaching responsibilities will include applied voice, musical theatre history and repertory, and direction or assistant direction of productions. Other teaching duties may include core music curriculum classes, coaching an a capella vocal ensemble, vocal diction, and summer arts camp. Additional responsibilities will include recruiting high-quality students locally and regionally, establishing mutually beneficial relationships with school and community theatre programs, maintaining a successful performing career on-and-off campus, and exhibiting a collegial spirit in collaborating with music and theatre faculty to produce department-wide concerts and theatrical productions that advance the mission of the University. A commitment to integrating faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential.

Qualifications: By the time of the appointment, the candidate must hold an MM, MFA, DMA, or Ph.D. with a specialization in Musical Theatre. Successful candidates should (1) have professional performing experience in musical theatre, (2) have extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertory and the professional theatre world, (3) demonstrate successful teaching experience in classical voice and in coaching and directing musical theatre, and (4) demonstrate a strong Christian faith, commitment to the University’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the University’s goals. Musical proficiency at the keyboard is preferred.

Application Process: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a written response to the University’s mission statement, and a link to a video of a sample performance (please avoid submitting actual video files) to musicaltheatresearch@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Instructor or Assistant Professor of Art (Studio Art)
March 29, 2021

The School of Arts & Humanities at Milligan University invites applicants for the full-time position of Instructor or Assistant Professor of Art (Studio Art). This is a nine-month faculty position (paid over 12 months) with an anticipated start in August 2021.

The successful candidate will be qualified to teach courses in the practice, theory, and history of studio art, including design fundamentals, drawing, painting, at least one traditional 3D art form (e.g., sculpture, ceramics, etc.), as well as courses in art history. As part of an interdisciplinary faculty, the successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues who teach film, graphic design, and interactive media and design. The ability to teach fundamental photography courses is a plus. This faculty member may also receive invitations to guest lecture in the university’s signature team-taught, interdisciplinary Humanities program. This faculty member will be involved in the development, promotion, and recruitment for the Fine Arts program.

Qualifications: By the time of appointment, the candidate must hold a master’s degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited institution.  A terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D.) is strongly preferred, with an expected degree completion by August 2021.  Successful candidates should demonstrate the following: (1) a history of academic, professional, or creative work in a relevant area as well as familiarity with current research and trends in the field; (2) excellent teaching skills and a commitment to student mentorship; (3) a strong Christian faith, commitment to the university mission, and a lifestyle consistent with the university’s goals.

Application Process:  Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a written response to the University Mission Statement, to artsearch@milligan.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Athletic Trainer
March 23, 2021

The Athletics Department at Milligan University, a member of the NAIA and the Appalachian Athletic Conference, invites resumes for the full-time position of Athletic Trainer. Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer, this position is responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of injuries within the University’s comprehensive sports medicine program.

Successful candidates should have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in appropriate area of specialization, be certified by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification, state licensure, and first aid/CPR and AED, have 2 years of professional experience in collegiate athletics, and have a demonstrated commitment to Milligan’s mission as a Christian liberal arts university. The candidate must possess strong administrative, organizational, and communication skills, the ability to work with physicians and other allied health professionals, and knowledge of Vivature (an injury tracking software to aid in student-athlete injury documentation). Primary duties and responsibilities would be performed outside on the athletic fields (both on-campus and in off-campus venues) and inside within the athletic complex, and some limited travel would be required.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume via email to Head Athletic Trainer, Burena Edens, at BJEdens@milligan.edu. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Assistant Track & Field Coach for Throwing & Multi-Events
March 5, 2021

The Athletics Department at Milligan University, a member of the NAIA and the Appalachian Athletic Conference, invites resumes for the full-time (year-round) position of Assistant Track and Field Coach for Throwing and Multi-Events. Reporting to the Head Coach for Track and Field, this position provides support and assistance to the Track and Field program including training and practice preparation, recruitment, meet preparation, team travel arrangements and transportation, and professional communication with staff and student-athletes.

Successful candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of collegiate coaching and recruitment experience, demonstrated coaching experience in throw events (shot put, discus, hammer throw, javelin, and weight throw) and multi-events, and a commitment to Milligan’s mission as a Christian liberal arts university. Primary duties and responsibilities will be performed outside on the athletic fields and inside within the athletic complex. Travel is required.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume via email to the Head Coach for Track and Field, Chris Layne, at CCLayne@milligan.edu. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Assistant Track & Field Coach for Sprint, Hurdle, & Jumping Events
March 5, 2021

The Athletics Department at Milligan University, a member of the NAIA and the Appalachian Athletic Conference, invites resumes for the full-time (year-round) position of Assistant Track and Field Coach for Sprint, Hurdle, and Jumping Events. Reporting to the Head Coach for Track and Field, this position provides support and assistance to the Track and Field program including training and practice preparation, recruitment, meet preparation, team travel arrangements and transportation, and professional communication with staff and student-athletes.

Successful candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of collegiate coaching and recruitment experience, demonstrated coaching experience in the sprint, hurdle, and jumping events (including the pole vault) and strength/conditioning, and a commitment to Milligan’s mission as a Christian liberal arts university. Primary duties and responsibilities will be performed outside on the athletic fields and inside within the athletic complex. Travel is required.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume via email to the Head Coach for Track and Field, Chris Layne, at CCLayne@milligan.edu. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Milligan is an EEO employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability-if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship-in provision of employment opportunities and benefits pursuant to federal requirements. Visit milligan.edu for information about the University and its mission.

Financial Aid Director
February 26, 2021

The Business Office at Milligan University invites applications for the full-time position of Director of Financial Aid.  Reporting to the Vice President for Business & Finance, the Director of Financial Aid administers the financial aid program for the University while maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations and university policies and procedures.  The Director is responsible for ensuring financial aid offers are accurate and communicated to students and their families in a timely and efficient manner.  The Director must demonstrate strong Christian faith, a commitment to Milligan’s mission, and a lifestyle consistent with Milligan’s goals.  For more details about the position, please see the position description, responsibilities, and qualifications linked here.

Successful applicants must have seven to ten years of financial aid experience, experience with and knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field (master’s degree preferred).

Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to financialaiddirector@milligan.edu.  The position will remain open until filled.

Employee Benefits

Health Insurance

Milligan University 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 University. 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 University 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 University’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 University cafeteria at reduced rates.

 

The following information applies for Administrative/Staff Employees: 


 Holidays

The University 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.