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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

Chemistry Professor
August 26, 2016

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in chemistry beginning August 2017.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related field in chemistry.  The anticipated load includes teaching organic chemistry annually. Candidates who can also teach biochemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental analysis are preferred.  Opportunities to teach in the candidate’s field of expertise will also be available. The new faculty member must also be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and to mentoring chemistry majors.

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 chemistryfacultysearch@milligan.edu. Milligan College conducts background checks on final candidates. Review of applications and interviews will begin mid-September and will continue until the position is filled.

Personnel Director
August 25, 2016

Personnel Director

Milligan College is seeking a Personnel Director to oversee the payroll and benefits offered by the College. This position is responsible for the daily activities of the payroll system to include management of all employee human resources data; managing personnel changes within the system; maintaining all job descriptions and staff handbook; and managing all other payroll related matters such as unemployment reporting and worker’s compensation claims processing. The position is responsible for maintaining appropriate records related to all benefit plans offered by the College. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in HR. To apply for this position, please send resume to Milligan College, ATTN:  VP for Business and Finance, PO Box 750, Milligan College, TN  37682. The deadline to apply for this position is Sept. 22, 2016.

 

PA Clinical Coordinator
August 22, 2016

Milligan College in Northeast Tennessee invites applications for a twelve-month, full-time Clinical Coordinator position in the Masters of Physician Assistant Studies program to begin January 1, 2017.  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 is required, and previous experience as a clinical coordinator is preferred.  Responsibilities of this position include acquisition and continued development of appropriate clinical placement sites; evaluation of clinical placement sites; 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.

PA Faculty
August 22, 2016

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 August 1, 2017.  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.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business Administration – Marketing
August 18, 2016

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track position in Business Administration – Marketing, to begin fall 2017. 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 badmsearch@milligan.edu. Review of materials will begin at once and continue until position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science
June 21, 2016

Milligan College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of computer science to begin August 2017. The dynamic and growing area currently offers baccalaureate degrees in computer science and computer information systems. The position requires teaching in a wide range of undergraduate courses with an emphasis on various Programming Languages, Data Structures, Analysis of Algorithms, Operating Systems, Computer Networking, and Software Engineering. Candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to collegiality and teamwork. Duties also include course development, academic advising, and service on college committees.

Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, or be ABD, with a firm completion date before August 2017. 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 offers competitive salary and benefits.

Submit an application for employment (http://www.milligan.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/application_form.pdf), a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, a response to the Milligan College mission statement (https://www.milligan.edu/about/#mission-vision), contact information for three professional references, other supporting materials to computerfacultysearch@milligan.edu. Milligan College conducts background checks on final candidates. Review of applications will begin at once and will continue until position is filled.

Assistant Professor of Education
May 16, 2016

Milligan College invites applications for a full time, tenure track faculty position in Education preferably to begin spring term 2017.  A desire and ability to integrate faith and learning in a liberal arts environment is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have experience at the K-12 level. Teaching will include both undergraduate and graduate (M.Ed.) courses as well as adult degree completion courses. The successful candidate will be expected to function as part of a team. Teaching expectations include supervising teaching candidates in area schools and some online teaching. In addition to fall and spring terms, Education faculty are expected to teach one summer term each year. The candidate should have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D) or be ABD nearing completion.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or training in the fields of reading and/or special education.  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 educationsearch@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 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.

Beginning in 2014, employees will have the option of enrolling in either a Major Medical POS plan OR a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).

Major Medical – Open Access Plan with Humana

In-Network Co-pay for Physician/Specialist Office Visit $20/$35
Prescription Card Co-Pays (generic/specialty list/name brand) $10/$30/$50
Vision Appmt Co-Pay/Frame allowance/contact and lens allowance $35/$40/$110
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $1,000/$2,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum – deductible not included $2,000/$4,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Major Medical POS plan, until March 2017, is:

  • Single Coverage – $230
  • Family Coverage – $540

 Humana 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/specialty list/name brand) No co-pays.
Employee pays expenses up to deductible
Vision Appmt Co-Pay/Frame allowance/contact and lens allowance $35/$40/$110
In-Network Single/Family Deductible $2,500/$5,000
In-Network Single/Family Out-of-Pocket Maximum – deductible not included $2,500/$5,000

The college pays a portion of the overall group insurance coverage. The monthly cost to employees for the Humana High Deductible Health Plan, until March 2017, is:

  • Single Coverage – $108
  • Family Coverage – $300

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 (Teachers Insurance Annuity Association) 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 for full-time faculty and staff members working more than 1,000 hours a year at up to 7% of pay.

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
  • 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.