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Title: University Writer

Reporting Relationship: Director of Marketing and Communications

The University Writer is responsible for the development of content for the university’s digital presence, printed materials and advertising copy. Also, they will serve as liaison to area media outlets and will be responsible for pitching University stories – focusing on target geographic areas to help increase general awareness. The ideal candidate will have experience creating various types of content (ranging from ad copy to news stories), a strong understanding of website best practices including writing with search engine optimization in mind, can manage multiple projects simultaneously under deadlines and the ability to develop positive working relationships with a broad range of internal and external audiences. This position requires an out-of-the-box thinker, relationship builder and a data-driven content creator. 

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree in communication, English, marketing or related area.
·         2+ years writing for a higher education or non-profit organization.
·         Excellent written communication skills and the ability to write copy in different styles.  An understanding of SEO is a plus.
·         Knowledge of concepts and trends in social media with experience developing, maintaining and monitoring social media presence.
·         Experience working with a creative team to accomplish marketing goals.
·         An understanding of the importance of brand marketing and how content plays a major role in the development.
·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with attention to details and deadlines, and the ability to initiate and prioritize projects.
·         Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.  Occasional weekend and evening hours are expected on an as-needed basis.
·         Ability to work with internal and external colleagues across many disciplines and    departments.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.  Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tennessee Wesleyan University provides an Equal Employee Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Title:   Part-time Administrative Assistant for Advancement and Alumni Affairs

Reports to:     Vice President for Advancement

Overview:  This position is responsible for providing administrative support to the university’s advancement and alumni department.

Required Skills: This position requires a high level of professionalism, integrity, confidentiality, attention to detail and accuracy. Experience in a fundraising office is helpful. The ability to steward good relationships with alumni and donors and other internal and external constituents, often while solving problems, is critical. Excellent writing skills, mail merge, accuracy with data entry, and an aptitude in accounting/financials are also required. Positive attitude and professional manner are necessary. Associates Degree or higher preferred.

Additional Required Computer Skill Set:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office, particularly Word and Excel
  • A knowledge of or a demonstrated ability to learn Jenzabar, the university’s database system

Responsibilities:        

  • Assist with TWU’s donor stewardship program
  • Assist with event planning and implementation (i.e. Christmas Reception, Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon, donor receptions, dedication ceremonies)
  • Assist with the moves management process of major donor prospects including keeping tasks list up-to-date, scheduling appointments, and assisting with travel arrangements
  • Develop and assist with the creation of reports, meeting minutes, correspondence and documents
  • Handle guests, telephone calls, correspondence and substantial mailings
  • Serve as a secondary gift processor, booking all gifts to the University in the database accurately and auditing reports
  • Assist the Vice President for Advancement with monthly and annual report generation and statistics that monitors data integrity
  • Manage filing and record keeping
  • Assist with prospect research
  • Assist with the preparation of donor proposals
  • Utilize excellent communication and team behaviors
  • Assume other responsibilities as needed, supporting the advancement and alumni relations team

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.  Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tennessee Wesleyan University provides an Equal Employee Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Title: Part-Time Coordinator of the Mailroom.

Reporting to: VP of Student Life

Tennessee Wesleyan University is seeking an individual to oversee the campus mailroom, coordinating the university’s room reservation system and supporting the various functions of the Student Life Office.  The individual will need to have strong written and verbal skills, have the ability to work with various individuals, and must be a team player.  The position requires the individual to possess strong computer and organizational skills and may require occasional nights and weekends.

Send resume with references to:  Kyle Fulbright, Director of Human Resources, at kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.  Review of application materials will begin immediately with an anticipated start date of February 14, 2019 if possible.

Tennessee Wesleyan University provides an Equal Employee Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Title: Adult and Graduate Admissions Counselor

Reporting to: Director of Admissions

Department: Admissions

Responsibilities: Positively promote the University to prospective students who are interested in adult and/or graduate programs. The position requires extensive local travel, including some nights, overnights and weekends. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Generate names of prospective students through travel to the community colleges, local businesses, and other professional organizations.
  • Attend graduate fairs within the states of Tennessee and Georgia.
  • Work at least one late night per week.
  • Promote TWU in a manner that encourages prospective students to apply to the University.
  • Conduct all campus visits for adult and graduate students.
  • Develop and maintain on campus recruiting events specifically for adult and graduate students.
  • Work with prospective students from inquiry through enrollment.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all adult and graduate programs.
  • Maintain accurate files and data entry within JRM.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with faculty and staff across campus.
  • Maintain regular communication with departments involved in the adult and graduate programs (i.e. Education, Business, RNBSN and MOT).
  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices in the areas of adult and graduate recruitment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree  and prior experience in higher education required. Candidates must have a strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as the ability to speak to large groups. The candidate should also possess strong computer, organizational, and time management skills in order to multitask with a high level of accuracy. Candidates are required to handle information in a confidential and professional manner. The individual must be able to work independently as well as with a team.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.  Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tennessee Wesleyan University provides an Equal Employee Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

 

 

Title: Holston Conference Archivist

 Job Description

 Under supervision of the Holston Conference and the Tennessee Wesleyan University Library, the Holston Conference Archivist (a part-time position) will:

·         Organize, catalog and preserve the Holston Conference Archives (HCA) collection of historic United Methodist Church books and documents
·         Prepare annual budget request and reports, select archives furnishings, and make recommendations to the Commission on Archives and History of the Holston Conference.
·         Prepare a collection development policy including gifts policy
·         Catalog records for holdings, create finding aids, digitize materials
·         Provide reference help to users of the archives
·         Assess Tennessee Wesleyan University’s (TWU) library’s archives and consider possible items to move to the HCA.
·         Provide reference assistance and instruction to TWU library users
·         Contribute to the Digital Library of Appalachia holdings
·         Create online awareness of the archives through social media, LibGuides, etc.
·         Manage student assistant(s) assigned
·         Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

·         Accredited masters in library science (MLS, MLIS)/archival studies or comparable field required
·         Archives experience preferred
·         Familiarity with Content DM or other content management systems
·         Familiarity with III Sierra, OCLC cataloging, and LibGuides preferred
·         Commitment to preservation and conservation

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to kfulbright@tnwesleyan.edu.  Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Tennessee Wesleyan University provides an Equal Employee Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.