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Academic Affairs

University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts with defining Christian values, multiple locations, and sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists. The University exists to provide an integrated academic experience consisting of quality educational programs, a supportive learning environment, and individual growth opportunities that promote the total development of its students intellectually, socially, and spiritually. The University serves 4,900 students at 7 locations in eastern North Carolina. (www.umo.edu)

To apply for a faculty position, send cover letter, resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Manager of Faculty Records/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: dturnage@umo.edu. Note: Official transcripts will be required prior to an official letter of appointment.

University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Inc. (SACS COC). (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number: (404) 679-4501 to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. The Tillman School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (7007 College Blvd. Suite 420 Overland Park, KS 66211, (913) 339-9366. The RN to BSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One DuPont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC  20036, (202) 887-6791.

Each position will indicate the minimum educational requirements. University of Mount Olive promotes active learning modes, experiential learning, and student engagement. All positions start on August 1, 2016.Teaching responsibilities will include four classes in fall and spring semester under a nine-month contract (12 load hours per semester).

 

 

Tillman School of Business

 

Accounting

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for a full-time 9-month, faculty position in Accounting to begin August 1, 2016. The Accounting program is based at the main campus in Mount Olive, NC with courses offered at seven regional campuses and in the online MBA program.

This position is responsible for teaching in both the traditional and non-traditional (adult student) programs supplemented with online activities. Additional expectations include maintaining office hours, academic advising, participating in ACBSP program assessment and related course development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Master of Accounting or Master of Science in Accounting in addition to a CPA license     
  •  Preferred – Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related field
  • Industry/professional experience strongly preferred.

Compensation and Academic Rank:

Commensurate with education and experience. UMO offers a competitive fringe benefit program including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Manager of Faculty Records/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: dturnage@umo.edu
 

 

Allied Faculty

The Tillman School of Business (TSB) at the University of Mount Olive invites applications for contracted allied faculty positions teaching in multiple areas of the TSB, two to six classes per year.

The individuals hired for these positions shall have qualifications related to (and an interest in) one of the TSB undergraduate or graduate level programs to include; Accounting, Agribusiness, Analytics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing and the Management of Computer Information Systems.

Teaching assignments will typically include evening classes at one or more of the regional campuses across eastern North Carolina or online relying on Moodle as the LMS. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of courses and advising.

The University of Mount Olive employs Full-time Faculty, primarily based at the main campus at Mount Olive, Allied Faculty based across the region, and Adjunct Faculty who teach individual courses on an as needed basis, also located across the region. Allied faculty are contracted for services on an annual basis with a defined course load and other duties as assigned depending on the needs of the school and the availability/capability of the faculty. Allied faculty are considered members of the faculty and can pursue promotion in rank based on the guidelines found in the faculty handbook.

The anticipated start date is August 2016 or January 2017.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in a related field is preferred 
  • Master's degree in a related field will be considered with current enrollment and demonstrated progress to complete a terminal degree 
  • Master’s degree in a related field with demonstrated professional success in the related field

 Experience:

  • Classroom and online teaching experience is required 
  • Experience teaching adult students in a condensed format is preferred
  • Industry/professional experience is preferred

Locations include: RTP, Goldsboro (SJAFB), Washington, New Bern, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Mount Olive and Online.

Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Manager of Faculty Records/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: dturnage@umo.edu

 

Arts & Sciences

 

Psychology

The Department of Psychology at University of Mount Olive seeks a collaborative and enthusiastic candidate to join our faculty.  Position will be full-time, 9-months beginning January 2017 and August 2017. The successful applicant will teach four undergraduate courses per semester (traditional, non-traditional, and online), participate actively in service to the University, and mentor undergraduate research.  Applicants should be interested and qualified to teach Introductory Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Research Methods.  Preference given to applicants able to teach one or more of the following: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Neuroscience, or a specialty topic in area of expertise. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position(s) is/are filled.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, list of three references, and graduate  and undergraduate transcripts to: Manager of Faculty Records/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: dturnage@umo.edu

Minimum Qualifications:

ABD applications considered, must hold Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology by September 1, 2017

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology

 

 

Part Time Faculty Positions

All positions require a minimum of Master's degree in field. Those applying to teach at the MBA level must hold a doctorate. The University of Mount Olive promotes active learning modes, experiential learning, and student engagement. Locations include; RTP, Durham (WATTS School of Nursing), Goldsboro (SJAFB), Washington (near Greenville), New Bern, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Mount Olive and On-Line.

Watts School of Nursing (Durham)

English Composition and Literature

Biology (Anatomy and Physiology, Micro)

Chemistry

Mathematics

Psychology

History

Sociology

Arts & Sciences

Composition

Literature

Public Speaking

Math

Health (Washington Location)

History

Sciences

Music Appreciation

Psychology (WATTS School of Nursing in Durham)

Tillman School of Business

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for part-time, adjunct instructors for the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Statistics/Management Science
  • Business Law
  • Business Policy/Strategy
  • Economics/Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • On Line MBA (must hold a terminal degree in field of study)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with 18 hours in the teaching discipline or doctoral degree in the teaching discipline
  • Classroom and online teaching experience preferred
  • Industry/professional experience preferred

Locations include: RTP, Goldsboro (SJAFB), Washington, New Bern, Jacksonville, Wilmington, Mount Olive and Online.

Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Manager of Faculty Records/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: dturnage@umo.edu.

The University of Mount Olive is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Inc. (SACS COC). (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone number: (404) 679-4501 to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. The Tillman School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (7007 College Blvd. Suite 420 Overland Park, KS 66211, (913) 339-9366.

 

Staff & Administrative Positions

Director of New Bern location

The University of Mount Olive is currently seeking an experienced Director for our New Bern location.  The successful candidate will have prior experience implementing operational strategy and budget management at the college level with a focus on creativity and innovation to develop new and unique ways to improve operations and opportunities for the location. The Director will assume responsibility for coordinating support and administrative services for location students and functional oversight of the facility operations. These include, but are not limited to: recruitment and enrollment, academic advising, financial aid, and student accounts. The Director will also work closely with academic department chairs and deans to create academic schedules and program offerings. The Director will supervise administrative staff by providing direction, input, and feedback and liaise with other managers to ensure effective and efficient program delivery. The Director will work collaboratively with the marketing and communication department to deliver print and electronic marketing materials that enhance the reputation and effectiveness of the college. In addition, the Director will work collaboratively to build strong relationships and partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and civic groups.  The Director of the New Bern location will work closely with all functional department leaders and will report to the Dean of Extended Education.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Master’s degree and successful experience leading a complex unit. Must possess excellent organizational skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work productively with all members of the college and the local community. 3-5 years of direct experience is preferred.

To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and contact information for three to five professional references electronically to: lnuesell@umo.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

 

 

Part Time Open Positions

Bus Driver

The University of Mount Olive is searching for a part-time bus driver to drive athletic teams, singing groups, and other student organizations in 29, 41, or 59-passenger buses.  Must have flexible schedule since travel may be overnight and on any day of the week.  Must have valid NC Class "B" license with "P" endorsement or Class "A" CDL and good driving record.  Contact Tina Parks at 919.658.7759 or cparks@umo.edu for more information.

 

Admissions Technician

The University of Mount Olive has an immediately opening for an Admissions Technician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responds to all phone calls, emails and other correspondence timely and accurately, completing any research necessary to address prospective concerns and making appointments as needed
  • Processes all necessary paperwork to maintain an accurate record on each student and provides appropriate data and documentation to the appropriate department
  • Creates and maintains electronic and paper documentation and student files throughout the enrollment process
  • Maintains timeliness and the integrity of student files and university database(s) in order to ensure complete accuracy for local records, as well as state, and federal reporting
  • Provides reasonable referrals to support services for prospective and enrolled students
  • Be available for occasional evening hours or weekend responsibilities
  • Guides prospective students through the matriculation process when needed, effectively communicating information about the university and all educational opportunities through individual appointments, phone calls, emails, and other virtual modes of communication
  • Articulates comprehensive knowledge of all University academic offerings, the catalog and related brochures, cost information, and University support systems and their procedures
  • Evaluates and execute admissions decisions using University policies, discretionary professional judgment and the applicant’s academic preparation, academic work ethic, and fit for the academic program desired
  • Coordinates designated program(s) recruitment with all UMO locations and participates when necessary to meet enrollment goals as part of the University’s comprehensive strategic plan
  • Oversees and monitor the inquiries, applicants and confirmations for each session start

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree required; Bachelor degree preferred. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team.  Must have excellent customer service skills.  Prior knowledge of curriculum and transcripts a plus. Applicant should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references by email to Dean Lisa Nuesell at: lnuesell@umo.edu  Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

University of Mount Olive does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, or handicap in the administration of its personnel and educational policies. It admits all qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. University of Mount Olive  is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all minorities are encouraged to apply.