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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

Part-Time Ministry Leadership Program Secretary
July 16, 2019

The Milligan College Ministry Leadership Program invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Secretary. The position will begin as a 20 hour per week position and will shift to full-time (40 hours per week) in up to six months. These additional hours will be spent providing clerical support for the Ministry Resource Center at Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan.

College degree strongly preferred. Candidate should have proficiency in office and social media computer applications, excellent people, verbal, and written skills, and be highly organized and attentive to detail.  Applicants should be ready to assist in day-to-day operations of Milligan’s Ministry Leadership Program and Emmanuel’s Ministry Resource Center.

The successful candidate must also 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 applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Visit www.milligan.edu for information about the College and its mission statement.

Send a resume, a completed Milligan job application, a cover letter that articulates reasons for seeking this position, and contact information for three references to MLPsecretarysearch@milligan.edu. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the 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.

Admissions Recruiter
July 3, 2019

Milligan College seeks a dynamic person to fill the position of ADMISSIONS RECRUITER (click here for job description). Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Recruiter is responsible for achieving the assigned enrollment goals by managing the marketing and recruitment process for assigned programs and recruitment territories. Position requires a mix of off-campus recruitment efforts and on-campus office work. Bachelor’s degree and some experience required. To apply, review job description and requirements and then 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

Application reviews will begin immediately. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and are subject to credit and criminal background checks.

Digital Marketing Specialist
June 19, 2019

MILLIGAN COLLEGE seeks a Digital Marketing Specialist 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. Click here for details.

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.

Part-Time Counseling Office Assistant
June 10, 2019

PART-TIME COUNSELING CENTER OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Milligan College Counseling Center and Master of Science in Counseling Program invite qualified applicants to apply for the position of part-time office assistant.  Requirements include excellent organizational and people skills, critical thinking, proficiency in computer skills, flexible work schedule, and an interest in assisting in day-to-day operations of Milligan’s Counseling Center and Counselor Education Program.  The successful candidate will meet requirements to be admitted into the Master of Science in Counseling program in one of the 3 concentrations: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, or Addictions Counseling.  This position requires 20 hours per week in addition to course load requirements.  The successful candidate will receive tuition reimbursement and a stipend for up to two years.

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 applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Visit www.milligan.edu for information about the College and its mission statement.

Send a resume, letter of application that articulates reason for seeking this position, a written response to the College Mission Statement, and any supporting materials, including 3 letters of reference, to counselingassistant@milligan.edu.  Review of materials will begin at once and continue until the position is filled.

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.