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 above. Select the position for more details.
Assistant Professor of Piano (Pedagogy / Collaborative Piano)
The Lee University School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Musicianship Studies. We seek a teaching performer who is committed to liberal arts education in a Christian environment.
An earned doctorate in music with a specialization is piano pedagogy or collaborative piano is preferred. Priority will be given to applicants with advanced training and teaching experience in music history. In addition to performing and teaching, the position includes administrative responsibilities in secondary and collaborative piano.
Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution with approximately 4,900 students. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM, serves some 300 majors. For more information, visitwww.music.leeuniversity.edu.
Deadline for applications is December 1, 2013
Full-time, tenure track
Applicants should be committed Christians who are in philosophical agreement with the mission of a Christian liberal arts university.
A current curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a sample of recent, scholarly work or performances, and a statement of personal faith, should be sent via email to Dr. Phillip Thomas (email@example.com) Chair, Department of Musicianship Studies, Lee University, PO Box 3450 Cleveland, TN 37312-3450.
Contact: Dr. Phillip Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org 423-614-8264
Start Date: August 1, 2014
Number of Positions: 1
Assistant Professor of Music (Theory / Trumpet / Clarinet)
The Lee University School of Music invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Musicianship Studies. We seek a dynamic studio and classroom teacher who is committed to liberal arts education in a Christian environment.
An earned doctorate in music is preferred; candidates who hold either the Ph.D. in Music Theory or the D.M.A. in instrumental performance would be best suited. Priority will be given to applicants with advanced training and expertise in trumpet or clarinet, whose experience includes successful K-12 teaching. The position includes teaching in the areas of music theory and studio teaching, along with administrative and/or teaching of techniques courses for students in Music Education.
Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution with approximately 4,900 students. The School of Music, a fully accredited member of NASM, serves some 300 majors. For more information, visit www.music.leeuniversity.edu.
Deadline for applications is December 1, 2013
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 email@example.com.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
The Department of Business at Lee University seeks a full-time Accounting faculty member. The person should have a Ph.D. in Accounting or a closely related field with expertise in accounting. College teaching
experience is preferred. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor will begin August 2014.
Duties will include teaching courses in the a full range of accounting courses including but not limited to principles, intermediate, taxation, and auditing. Undergraduate
student-faculty research mentoring, experiential learning opportunities or other scholarship involvement 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 are corollary responsibilities.
Qualifications include Christian commitment and Community Covenant lifestyle agreement; Ph.D. (preferred) in appropriate field; demonstrated college teaching ability;
ability to integrate Christian faith into course lectures; business experience preferred, but not required.
To help us evaluate your potential role as a member of our university, please include a completed application form, 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.
Chairperson, Department of Business, Lee University, 1120 North Ocoee Street, Cleveland, TN 37311. The Faculty Employment Application is available at:
Dr. Dewayne Thompson
1120 North Ocoee St.
Cleveland, TN 37311
Assistant Professor of Public Relations or Lecturer in Public Relations
Lee University is seeking an Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Public Relations. Located in Cleveland,
Tenn., Lee is the second largest private university in the state. The public relations program is one of only approximately 40 universities worldwide awarded the Certification In Education for Public Relations (CEPR) designation in recognition of its outstanding
undergraduate public relations program. Public relations student teams have placed 4th nationally along with 3 Honorable Mentions in the prestigious Bateman Campaign national competition sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
There are approximately 115 public relations majors and minors and it is one of the fastest growing majors in the Communication Arts Departments. In the fall of 2014, the Communication Arts Department will move into its new 45,000 square foot facility consisting
of state-of-the-art technology, meeting rooms, active learning classrooms and presentation rooms.
Candidates seeking this position will teach public relations courses, co-advise the Public Relations
Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter, coach the yearly PRSA Bateman Team and advise public relations students.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should hold a Ph.D. in communication, public relations, or a related
field and have at least five years of professional experience in public relations. Candidates for Lecturer should hold a Master’s degree in communication or public relations and have at least five years of professional experience in public relations.
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: Dr. Joel Kailing, Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Lee University, P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450 or
http://leeuniversity.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff-positions.aspxApplication deadline is March 10, 2014.
Dr. Joel Kailing
Department of Communication Arts
1120 North Ocoee St.
Cleveland, TN 37311
Assistant Professor of Voice
The Lee University School of Music invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the department of Performance Studies, starting August 2014. We seek a dynamic studio teacher, preferably soprano or bass, who is committed to liberal arts education in a Christian environment.
Teach applied voice and conduct a weekly voice seminar. Recruit high-quality students regionally, nationally, and internationally. Maintain an active professional profile. Advise students on curricular and professional issues. Work effectively with faculty colleagues and administration in service to satisfy the mission of the school and to advance the national prominence of Lee University and the School of Music. Other duties may be assigned according to the school’s needs and the candidate’s strengths.
An earned doctorate in music with an emphasis in vocal performance and/or vocal pedagogy with demonstrated success in university teaching is preferred. Experience both in teaching and performance is essential.
Full-time / Tenure track
A current curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a sample of recent performances (DVDs, web links, recordings, etc.,) and a statement of personal faith, should be sent via email to: Dr. Andrea Dismukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, Chair, Department of Performance Studies, Lee University School of Music, P.O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450.
Applications accepted until position is filled. Priority consideration for applications received before March 15. Review of applications will begin immediately.
August 1, 2014
Lee University is a Christian liberal arts institution in Cleveland, Tennessee, with approximately 5,000 students. The School of Music holds full membership in NASM and has more than 300 music majors. For more information, visit www.music.leeuniversity.edu.
The Network Analyst is under the direct supervision of the Director of IT Operations. The Network Analyst is responsible for the overall operation and performance of the network and network services.
A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Information Systems is preferred; an Associate’s Degree is required. The Network Analyst must have a general knowledge of workstation support, enterprise LAN and WLAN configurations, and VoIP. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. The Network Analyst must maintain a positive attitude in a high-pressure environment. CCNA, Network+, or other industry certifications are preferred.
Please submit resumes and employment applications to Luke McCay, Lee University, Office of Information Technology Operations, email@example.com
Application deadline will be March 20, 2014
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
Student Employment Externship
The Student Employment Extern will provide services to students seeking employment through the Student Employment Office. This extern will report directly to the Director of Human Resources and will direct the work and oversight of two student employees. This employee will gain knowledge relating to employment laws and requirements to be sure all employment documents and recruiting and job postings are processed in accordance with best practices and the Department of Labor mandates.
Must be a student seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at Lee University and have past experience in a business environment which includes customer service skills.
Public Services Assistant / Evening and Weekend Supervisor
Under the general supervision of the Librarian for Public Service, the Public Services Assistant / Evening and Weekend Supervisor provides assistance to the administration, faculty, staff and students of Lee University and the Pentecostal Theological Seminary to maximize the productive use of information resources for study, learning, research and pleasure. This position is a full-time, twelve (12) month position, and the Public Services Assistant / Evening and Weekend Supervisor must be willing to work other assigned shifts and special events (as needed).
The specific job functions of this position may include but are not limited to the following:
Please submit resumes or completed employment applications to Dr. Louis Morgan, Director of Squires Library, Lee University, P. O. Box 3450, Cleveland, TN 37320-3450 or by email to 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