As Lee University continues to grow and expand, we are always looking for talented and qualified persons to help fill our ranks. New faculty positions are always opening as our various academic departments expand and grow to fill the educational needs of our students. With our increase in student population, the work load for our administrative and support staff is ever increasing. We are always looking for forward thinking individuals to come in and make this the best university possible.
Lee University is currently looking for qualified persons to fill the positions listed below.
Lee University seeks to employ outstanding Christian professionals who share the vision of preparing young men and women for Christian living in the 21st Century. All faculty positions are tenure-track appointments, and candidates must be committed Christians.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable) to the designated chairperson prior to March 15. Each department chairperson's email address is listed for more information.
Applications are invited for the faculty positions listed below. Select the position for more details.
Theatre Light Design Faculty
Lee University, Cleveland, TN, seeks a new theatre faculty member in theatrical lighting design (rank commensurate with degree and experience) with documented experience in teaching and designing lights at the professional or college level. Experience in computer aided design (Vectorworks) and other relevant technologies required. The ideal candidate would also have a secondary area of design. The candidate will design lights for shows in the Lee University Theatre season and other duties including mentor student designers, coordinate guest designers, and teach 6 hours of coursework per semester. Possible classes include: Light Design, Costume and Makeup Design, advanced design coursework, Computer Assisted Design, Theatre in Culture, Dramatic Literature and History and other options. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual that desires to work in a collaborative atmosphere and growing program.
MFA in Theatrical Design or Lighting Design preferred. MA in theatre and professional design experience also accepted.
The application is available on the Lee University website here.
Send letter of application, vita, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, a personal statement of Christian faith, and a statement describing the integration of Christian faith and learning to Dr. Joel Kailing, Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Lee University, P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Lee University has begun a new Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing program
(including a RN/BSN Completion Track) and invites applications for three full-time
Nursing faculty members. The preferred candidates will have a Doctorate in Nursing
(PhD or DNP; A.B.D. considered). Candidates with a MSN will be considered. College
teaching experience is strongly preferred. Men and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The tenure track position for candidates with a Doctorate will begin August 2015 at the
level of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a MSN will begin at the position of
Lecturer in August 2015.
Qualifications include Christian commitment; preferred Doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNP) or related field (MSN required if doctorate not in nursing); demonstrated college teaching ability; scholarship endeavors; ability to integrate Christian faith into teaching- learning experiences; possession of/eligible for an unencumbered Tennessee Nursing License. The license must be obtained by start date. Individuals with educational preparation and teaching/practice experiences in the following areas are encouraged to apply: community/public health, medical-surgical, and psychiatric/mental health nursing. Recent teaching, clinical experience, online teaching, and research experience desirable. Applicants must be physically able to perform all duties required of an instructor in various clinical settings.
Duties will include teaching courses in nursing (didactic, laboratory, clinical), scholarship
involvement; advising students as assigned; service at the school, university,
community and professional levels; and working cooperatively with faculty and staff
across the campus.
To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a
completed application form, statement of personal Christian faith and commitment,
including how you will integrate faith into your teaching-learning experiences. Submit
the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student
evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Sara L. Campbell, Dean, Lee University School of
Nursing, P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450. The Faculty Employment
Application is available here
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
Dr. Sara L. Campbell Dean of the School of Nursing
1120 North Ocoee St. Cleveland, TN 37311
Faculty in Health Sciences/ Biology
The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Lee University invites applications for a full-time position in Health Sciences/Biology to begin August 2015. We are seeking qualified candidates who show strong promise of excellence in college-level teaching with preference given to those who have a proven record of teaching excellence. Candidates holding the Ph.D. in a health Science or biology field in the specific areas of microbiology or anatomy and physiology will be considered for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a master’s in these areas and a proven record of college-level teaching will also be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties will include teaching courses in the biology and health science core primarily in the area of either microbiology or human anatomy and physiology. Additional teaching would include courses to support both pre-medical (Biology) and Health Sciences (Pre-Nursing, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Physician’s Assistant) students which will be based on the candidates expertise; undergraduate student-faculty mentoring is expected; advising students as assigned; university and community service; reporting to Department Chair and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.
To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form (available under the “Faculty Employment Application” link), a statement of Christian faith regarding your religious conversion and your Christian commitment, and statement concerning how you will integrate faith into your subject matter. Submit the above information, along with all transcripts, three letters of reference and student evaluations (if applicable), to Dr. Paul DeLaLuz, at the address below.
Dr. Paul J. DeLaLuz
Dept. of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
1120 North Ocoee St.
Cleveland, TN 37311
Faculty in Mathematics
The Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Lee University invites applications for a full-time position in mathematics to begin August 2015. We are seeking qualified candidates who show strong promise of excellence in college-level teaching with preference given to those who have a proven record of teaching excellence. Candidates holding the Ph.D. in either mathematics or mathematics education will be considered for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a master’s in either mathematics or mathematics education and a proven record of college-level teaching will also be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Duties will include teaching a majority of courses in our core mathematics including statistics, contemporary math, algebra; and occasional upper-level courses in one’s specialty; undergraduate student-faculty mentoring is expected; advising students as assigned; university and community service; reporting to Department Chair and working cooperatively with departmental faculty in complementing current departmental strengths.
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of University Relations
The Assistant to the Vice President for University Relations (VP) provides professional and administrative support for the VP and the Office of University Relations. The Office of University Relations is comprised of Public Information, Alumni Relations, Community Relations, University Events, Publications, and Church Relations. The position requires an individual with a high level of initiative, exceptional organization and communication skills and ability to adapt to a dynamic and fast paced environment. The position provides the opportunity to manage projects, lead special assignments and continue building the infrastructure of a growing advancement unit. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to problem solve and work independently in a team-oriented environment.
Please submit resumes and/or completed employment applications to
Lee University, Office of University Relations
P. O. Box 3450
1120 N Ocoee St
Cleveland, TN 37320-3450
Full Time Primary Teacher
The full time primary teacher at the Early Learning Center is responsible for overseeing the running of their individual classroom and caring for the children who are in their classroom. They will also oversee other employees and student workers who work as assistants in the primary teacher’s classroom. In addition they will be responsible for helping to enhance the center itself through working with the directors to implement policies and procedures that benefit all of the children in the Early Learning Center. This 40 hour primary teacher will report directly to the Directors of Lee's Early Learning Center.
Please submit resume or completed employment applications to Joy Lewis, Director of Curriculum at the Early Learning Center or email@example.com
Assistant Director of Early Learning Center
The assistant director will work closely with the Director of the Early Learning Center to provide the quality of care and learning for which the Center is known. The Assistant Director will share responsibilities in the planning and implementing of the programs for the Center to continue to meet licensing requirements. This Assistant Director reports to the Director of the Early Learning Center.
Education and/or Experience:
Prior administrative experience is required. A Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or related field of study and at least 2 years of experience in a childcare facility. A Masters degree in early childhood studies would be desired but not required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The specific job junctions of this position may include but arenot limited to the following:
Send resumes or employment applications to Joy Lewis, Director of Lee University Early Learning Center firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in any of the job opportunities listed above, please feel free to submit an Employment Application. Please send resumes and applications to Ann McElrath email@example.com in the Human Resources Office.
1120 N Ocoee Street
Cleveland, TN 37320-3450