Opportunities at UMO

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Full Time Openings

Faculty

Tillman School of Business

Accounting

The University of Mount Olive, Tillman School of Business (TSB) invites applications for a 9 1/2 -month, full time, Accounting Faculty position. The Tillman School of Business (TSB) undergraduate traditional program in Accounting is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Accounting is one of several areas that compose the business core in TSB. Accounting courses are taught in the following formats: Traditional seated and non-traditional online (graduate and undergraduate).

Position Description:
Preference will be given to applicants that have qualifications that enable them to teach in areas of financial and managerial accounting, intermediate, tax, auditing and governmental.  In addition, experience and/or certifications that allow application of data analytics and problem-solving skills in the areas of cybersecurity and/or forensic accounting is desired. The ideal candidate will be interested in research as well as applying what he/she teaches. Responsibilities include teaching a combination of undergraduate and graduate MBA courses in accounting and related subject areas, four courses in fall and spring semesters, respectively. Faculty are required to be contributing members of the department, business school and university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Accounting or Master of Science in Accounting in addition to a CPA license. Degree(s) must be from regionally accredited institution(s).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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: facultyapplication@umo.edu.

School of Arts and Sciences

Director of Family Nurse Practitioner

The Division of Nursing at the University of Mount Olive seeks applications for a Director of Family Nurse Practitioner(FNP) Program to join our faculty in Mount Olive, North Carolina. We are seeking an individual to build a Master of Science in Nursing program for a Family Nurse Practitioner Track.

The position will be full-time faculty position, beginning in January, 2021.

Requirements:

  • Teach 12 hours of faulty load per year which may include traditional, non-traditional, and online.
  • Design program so that candidates may successfully complete the Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Exam as administered by AANPCB.
  • Candidate should have experience with SACSCOC accreditation and Substantive Change Policies.
  • Candidates MUST hold national FNP certification.
  • An earned doctorate in nursing or related field is preferred. Recent FNP clinical experience preferred.
  • Candidates ability to show evidence of effective teaching with a minimum of one-year teaching experience at the graduate level in nursing.
  • Candidates must also hold a current unencumbered license to practice in the state of North Carolina.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctoral Degree in Nursing or related field with FNP license.

Directions:

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: facultyapplication@umo.edu.

 

Director of MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program

 Position Description:
Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate knowledge, experience, and skill set to serve as academic program leader, to articulate program vision within the context of the University’s mission, to assist with CACREP accreditation process. The ideal candidate will demonstrate problem-solving skills, ability to manage data, and understand human behavior. Responsibilities include teaching online graduate Counseling courses, advise students, mentor program faculty, coordinate course rotation schedules, guide assessment plan, develop annual reports. Faculty are required to be contributing members of the department, the school and university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in Counselor Education or closely related doctorate degree. Degree(s) must be from regionally accredited institution(s).
  • Active and unrestricted Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor from NCBLCMHC within six months of employment.
  • Eligible for LCMHC Supervisor designation within one year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: .

  • Experience developing and/or teaching graduate online Counseling courses within CACREP-accredited program/s.
  • Demonstrated effective leadership within higher education.
  • Professional counseling experience strongly preferred.
  • Graduate from a CACREP-accredited program.

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: facultyapplication@umo.edu.

Staff and Administrative

Admissions Representative

The University of Mount Olive at the Mount Olive location has an immediate opening for an Admissions Representative.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Nurture, build and sustain ongoing professional relationships with prospective students and those who influence them to achieve assigned enrollment management objectives within allocated travel and spending budget by moving students and their parents to progressively higher levels of interest and commitment to enrollment at University of Mount Olive
  • Meet or exceed all enrollment goals consistently
  • Know and be able to clearly explain all aspects of the University of Mount Olive Mission Statement
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of all UMO academic offerings, the catalog and all brochures, scholarship information, University support systems and their procedures
  • Compare and evaluate appropriate recruitment history and courses of action concerning the distinctive aspects of assigned territories, including but not limited to sources of students, preferences of students, and sources of competition located in the territory
  • Formulate and determine what works best for the assigned territories, evaluate the potential for travel and programs in the territory, develop a plan to achieve the enrollment objectives for the territory and make decisions for achievement of territorial enrollment objectives
  • Present the plan for the Director’s approval and execute the approved plan within the approved budget
  • Monitor and analyze data showing performance for high schools and/or community colleges in the territory, evaluate possible courses of action and execute a plan that focuses on high schools that should receive more attention than others
  • Represent University of Mount Olive to prospective students through individual appointments, phone calls, education days, open houses, and group meetings
  • Regularly monitor the inquiry, hot prospect, application and deposit numbers from the assigned territory, compare and evaluate possible courses of action to maximize the achievement of enrollment goals for the assigned territory
  • Strategically determine the next best source and means of institutional contact for each of the hot prospects in the assigned territory
  • Continually re-qualify the inquiry pool, so that those inquiries most likely to enroll are the ones being contacted on a regular basis. Contact hot prospects at least once per week
  • Monitor the receipt of applications from the assigned territory and see that those most likely to enroll are being contacted at least once a week.
  • Ensure that all inbound and outbound communication with prospects and applicants is accurately recorded in a timely manner in the University of Mount Olive computer system
  • Evaluate applications for admissions from the assigned territory making each admit/reject decision using discretionary professional judgment about the applicant’s academic preparation, academic work ethic, and fit for the academic programs at University of Mount Olive
  • Formulate and determine the best way to provide informational assistance to students and/or parents in completing financial aid forms, institutional scholarship applications, payment plans and loans
  • Award institutional scholarships for academic, leadership, church affiliation and need based programs using professional judgment about applicant’s eligibility and ability to meet the requirements for continued participation.
  • Coordinate institutional award decisions with the total financial aid package for new students in the assigned territory, working with families and their financial aid counselor
  • Document activity and decisions about applications for admissions and institutional awards from the assigned territory in accordance with established standards
  • Complete and collect all required forms for the student’s file.
  • Assist the director of marketing in the creation of ideas for literature, displays, promotional materials and programs for use in recruitment.
  • Assist in the direction and planning of admissions activities such as school visitation, college/day night programs, visitation days, telephoning, home visits, church related activities, and additional activities as assigned by the Director of Admissions.
  • Contribute toward team achievement of college wide enrollment management objectives by planning and executing assigned professional expertise projects supporting specific functions needed by all territory admissions representatives
  • Cultivate alumni, parents, guidance counselors and other constituencies in the territory to assist with the recruitment process.
  • Coordinate the recruitment of major pipeline programs with appropriate directors, faculty, financial aid and admissions personnel; assist with the training of student volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. This position requires strong organizational skills, excellent communication and computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references by email to: nbalsamello@umo.edu .  Accepting applications until position is filled.

Director of Student- Athlete Development

University of Mount Olive has an opening for a full-time Director of Student-Athlete Development.

Responsibilities Include:

Developing life skills programs, overseeing community outreach, serving as advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, coordinating a leadership development program, and providing academic support services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, counseling, sport management, or a related area (Master’s degree preferred); experience working with students in athletics or a related field. Send letter of application, resume, and list of references to:  LaToya Lindsey, Associate Director of Athletics, University of Mount Olive, llindsey@umo.edu.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  University of Mount Olive is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.

 

Assistant Softball Coach

University of Mount Olive has an opening for a full-time Assistant Softball Coach.

Responsibilities Include:

On field coaching at practices and games, recruiting qualified student-athletes, and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.  This position carries a secondary duty of assisting with game management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred); playing and coaching experience, preferably at the college level. This is a 10-month position (August 1-May 31).  Send letter of application, resume, and list of references to:  Mandy Sansbury, Head Softball Coach, University of Mount Olive, asansbury@umo.edu.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  University of Mount Olive is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.

 

 

Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach

University of Mount Olive has an opening for a full-time Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach.

Responsibilities Include:

On field coaching at practices and games, recruiting qualified student-athletes, and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes.  This position carries a secondary duty of assisting with game management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred); playing and coaching experience, preferably at the college level.  This is a 10-month position (August 1-May 31).  Send letter of application, resume, and list of references to:  Heather Coppola, Head Women’s Lacrosse  Coach, University of Mount Olive, hcoppola@umo.edu.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  University of Mount Olive is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.

 

Part Time Openings

Faculty

The University of Mount Olive invites applications for part-time, adjunct instructors in these areas.

School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences

Agricultural Communications & Leadership

The School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive seeks applicants for adjunct/part time faculty positions in Agricultural Communications & Leadership, starting in the fall of 2020.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in agricultural leadership and communications to be delivered in an online format.  Online courses will be taught through the Moodle platform.  Candidates with experience in distance education delivery methods and classroom experience are preferred.  Candidates must have a M.S. with 18 hours in the teaching discipline, or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline to include: agricultural leadership, communication, education, related fields or have comparable industry/work experience or a combination of both.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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 To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

Agribusiness

The School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive seeks applicants for adjunct/part time faculty positions in Agribusiness, starting in the fall of 2020.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in agricultural leadership and communications to be delivered in an online format.  Online courses will be taught through the Moodle platform. Candidates with experience in distance education delivery methods and classroom experience are preferred.  Candidates must have a M.S. with 18 hours in the teaching discipline, or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline to include: agribusiness, agricultural economics, agricultural marketing, agricultural sales, agricultural law, agricultural policy or related fields or have comparable industry/work experience or a combination of both.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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 To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

Biology, Plant Biotechnology, And Biomedical

The School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive seeks applicants for adjunct/part time faculty positions in biology, plant biotechnology, and biomedical.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in biology, plant biotechnology, and biomedical to be delivered in an online or seated format.  Online courses will be taught through the Moodle platform. Candidates with experience in distance education delivery methods and classroom experience are preferred.  Candidates must have a M.S. with 18 hours in the teaching discipline, or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline to include: biology, plant biotechnology, biomedical or related fields or have comparable industry/work experience or a combination of both.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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 To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

Environmental And Natural Resources, Ecology, Environmental Science

The School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive seeks applicants for adjunct/part time faculty positions in environmental and natural resources, ecology, environmental science.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in environmental and natural resources, ecology, environmental science to be delivered in an online or seated format.  Online courses will be taught through the Moodle platform. Candidates with experience in distance education delivery methods and classroom experience are preferred.  Candidates must have a M.S. with 18 hours in the teaching discipline, or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline to include: environmental science, natural resource management, ecology, or related fields or have comparable industry/work experience or a combination of both.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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 To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

Animal Science/Animal Health

The School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive seeks applicants for adjunct/part time faculty positions in Animal Science/Animal Health.

The candidate will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in Animal Science/Animal Health to be delivered in an online or seated format.  Online courses will be taught through the Moodle platform. Candidates with experience in distance education delivery methods and classroom experience are preferred.  Candidates must have a DVM or Ph.D. in the teaching discipline to include: animal health and/or livestock production, comparable industry/work experience or a combination of both.

Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Cindi Wellinger, Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Arts and Sciences

Art, Music (Percussion, Piano, Voice), Chemistry, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Communication Science Disorders, English (Composition and Literature), Education (Early Childhood) and Licensure Coursework, Graphic Design, Health, History, Human Services, Mathematics, Philosophy, Public Speaking, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Religion, Spanish, Sociology, and Psychology.

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.To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy, list of three references, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts which must be sent directly from the institutions to: Cindi Wellinger, Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs/University of Mount Olive/634 Henderson St/Mount Olive, NC 28365/or email: Facultyapplication@umo.edu

 

Staff and Administrative

Bus Drivers

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 Loy at 919.658.7759 or cloy@umo.edu for more information.

Flight Instructor

The University of Mount Olive has an immediate opening for a part-time Flight Instructor. The Flight Instructor must be an energetic professional with the passion to deliver quality instruction. This Flight Instructor must also maintain a high level of performance standards, with a focus on a safe environment and exceptional customer service.

The successful candidate will assume the following responsibilities:

  • Teaching students how to fly in a variety of settings using methods that include textbook education, simulators and live flight training.
  • Responsible for training students in subjects such as aircraft systems, operating procedures, handling emergencies, problem analysis, aircraft navigation, radio operation and aerodynamics.
  • Use ground-school classes both to teach students the basics of flying an aircraft and to help them prepare for the written test they can expect to face when applying for their pilot’s license from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance with Part 61 and 141, FAA regulations, Airmen’s Information Manual, advisory circulars, airport operations, and University policies and procedures. Schedule students, maintain records, and ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight course.
  • Contact and meet with potential new customers. Conduct tours of facilities and familiarize customers with University policies, procedures, and flight training courses.
  • Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of safety program.
  • Regularly schedule each assigned student to ensure satisfactory progress through the course and immediately inform supervisor of any delays in training or satisfactory progress.
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining all appropriate records to include student training record, student logbook, and computer records.
  • Responsible for the timely course completion of all flight students assigned, including completion of required paperwork.
  • Monitor the maintenance condition of the training aircraft and inform appropriate personnel of any questionable items.
  • Recommend curriculum and courseware improvements when appropriate and develop new curriculum or courseware as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Position requires FAA certification as CFI (Certified Flight Instructor); CFII (Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument) and MEI (Multi-Engine Instructor) certifications are a plus.
  • Preferred to have some experience in flight training as a flight instructor and evaluator.
  • Must hold a current Second Class FAA Medical Certificate.

For more information, contact Director of Flight Operations, Gary Whaley, at (919) 738-3170 or gwhaley@umo.edu.

Assistant Project Facilitator

The University of Mount Olive has an immediate opening for an Assistant Project Facilitator.  This is a time-limited appointment of three years for liaison work with Duplin County Schools and James Sprunt Community College as part of a Kenan Charitable Trust Grant focused on recruiting students from Duplin County into the teaching profession.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in design and implementation of Kenan Charitable Trust Homegrown Teacher Academy programs
  • Identify students in Duplin County Schools who show interest in a career in teaching
  • Research best practices for teacher recruitment/retention
  • Provide leadership for teacher academy students at the school
  • Provide pre-college exposure to the teaching profession
  • Provide information to students and parents about the teacher academy
  • Present information to stakeholder groups such as the Board of Education, principals, teachers, etc.
  • Coordinate with school mentors at each of the schools
  • Coordinate campus visits to James Sprunt Community College and University of Mount Olive
  • Assist in coordinating peer learning experiences for interested students
  • Supervise student mentorships for JSCC/UMO students
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education required
  • Experience with Duplin County Schools
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated passion for teaching

Interested applicant should submit a resume, cover letter and list of three references via email to:  gherring@umo.edu.  Accepting applications until position is filled.