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Office Manager (Temporary)

Marketing and Communications
Full-time
40 hours/week
July 20, 2017

Summary

The Corporate Marketing and Communications Office Manager contributes to the successful achievement of annual goals and objectives by providing energetic administrative support. The office manager handles day-to-day operations with efficiency and time management, and would be responsible for developing intra-office communications, streamlining administrative procedures, maintain inventory control, student worker supervision and task delegation.

Responsibilities

  • Greet guests, respond to emails and project requests, answer phones, and create a welcoming and professional environment for the staff and guests alike.
  • Facilitate project management by communicating with the customer, organizing tasks and resources, and coordinating schedules.
  • Process projects by establishing digital project folders, securing required information from client(s), tracking expenses, and processing and reconciling invoices. Oversee bulk mail accounts by making deposits and tracking expenses.  
  • Contribute to the department’s successful achievement of annual goals and objectives by providing administrative support including developing/maintaining office operations and procedures; coordinating correspondences and schedules; designing digital and traditional filing systems; overseeing supply requisitions; and providing timely reports.  
  • Manage the corporate inventory room including hiring and supervising student workers to maintain inventory, stock literature racks, and facilitate order pickups and returns.
  • Keep the director (and other team members as appropriate) informed by reviewing and analyzing reports and communications; summarizing information; identifying trends, etc.
  • Assist the director of Marketing and Communications and perform general administrative functions as required.

Qualifications

  • Service-Oriented:  Demonstrate genuine warmth and interest in people.
  • Trustworthy:  Demonstrate high standard of integrity, discernment and reliability.
  • Organized and Deadline-Oriented:  Ability to manage multiple projects with converging deadlines.
  • Self-Starter:  Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Resourceful:  Aptitude for thinking “outside the box,” and finding creative and effective means for accomplishing tasks.
  • Problem-Solver:  Capable of finding solutions to challenges and obstacles.
  • Effective Communicator:  Strong communication skills demonstrated through tactfulness and persuasiveness, both orally and in writing.
  • Flexible:  Willingness to adjust one’s schedule in order to meet deadlines and/or to attend events that may require evenings and weekends.
  • Team Player:  Ability to work effectively as a member of the department as well as with faculty and staff at-large.
  • Computer Proficient:  Experience in effectively using computers and various software packages to facilitate responsibilities.
  • Lifelong Learner:  Desire to learn and grow spiritually, professionally and personally.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Three years of related experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Upper School Physical Education Faculty

Ben Lippen School
Full-time
40 hours/10 months
July 27, 2017

Summary

A Ben Lippen physical education teacher is responsible to plan and instruct physical education classes for grades 6-8.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other members of the P.E. discipline to continually revise and develop the P.E. curriculum at Ben Lippen School.
  • Facilitate student growth through character formation
  • Come alongside the family and church and partner in the academic, physical, social, and spiritual development of the student.
  • Assist in the mentoring and discipling of teens.
  • Perform any other non-teaching duties as assigned by the upper school principal

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Physical Education or teaching degree required. 
  • ACSI certification is required.
  • State certification is preferred.
  • Experience teaching physical education is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.

Chief of Security

Security
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 14, 2017

Summary

The Chief of Security is responsible for managing campus safety and security in such a way as to provide a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, and the general public and to protect the property of CIU.

Responsibilites

• Assumes responsibility for all campus security operations.
• Manages, designs, and implements campus emergency preparedness plan.
• Builds relationships with the campus community including students, parents, guests, residents, and faculty and staff.
• Promotes and teaches safety classes and conducts security and safety drills/scenarios.
• Conducts outreach and builds relationships with local first responders such as law   enforcement, fire, EMS, and emergency preparedness officials.
• Maintains campus crime reporting system and Cleary Act compliance.
• Works with the campus administration and various campus committees.
• Performs the duties of a campus security officer as needed.

Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze problems and decide proper course of action.
  • Ability to lead and direct a small department to pursue excellence and professionalism in performing their duties.
  • Excellent public relations and communications skills.
  • Knowledge of current security practices and equipment available.
  • Knowledge of South Carolina law and applicable institutional regulations.
  • Ability to prepare and present safety/security/emergency preparedness educational programs to campus community.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to keep good composure in all situations.
  • Good knowledge of firearms and non-lethal weapons and their safe use.
  • Four year degree preferably in Criminal Justice or Police Science.
  • Ability to be licensed as a security officer by SLED.
  • Five years experience in law enforcement or institutional security.  Related military service may suffice.
  • A minimum of two years supervisory experience.  Four to six years is highly desirable.
  • Experience in industrial safety or institutional safety is highly desirable.
  • Teaching experience in a large group setting would be an asset. 

Online Academic Advisor

University Registrar
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
August 01, 2017

Summary

The Online Academic Advisor is responsible for working with the online students at Columbia International University throughout their educational journey. The advisor helps students to successfully complete their degree program by making sure that they are meeting all the necessary graduation requirements in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Advise students regarding degree completion requirements and University policies through email and phone communication.
  • Proactively reach out through phone and email to current online students to help them identify available University resources, address other academic needs, and offer encouragement to increase retention and degree completion rates.
  • Assist online recruiters with the development of personalized enrollment schedule options for new students.
  • Review academic progress of current online students to ensure progress toward degree completion.
  • Assist in developing services and processes that enhance the student experience and support student retention and achievement.
  • Collaborate with faculty and other University departments to support students and resolve student issues.
  • Understand and apply policy and procedures related to FERPA, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers; accreditation requirements [ABHE, ATS, SACS, and CACREP]; and Department of Education standards necessary to support the financial aid office.
  • Provide on-call, quality assistance to students, in areas such registration, enrollment verification, and website information; academic petitions, faculty directed studies, and transfer credit; graduation, grades and transcript requests.
  • Attend staff meetings and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience in academic advising at the collegiate level strongly preferred.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Excellent communication skills (including telephone, email, and interpersonal).
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Positive attitude and high energy.
  • Commitment to professional integrity, including knowledge of and commitment to upholding federal confidentiality guidelines regarding confidentiality of student academic information.
  • Commitment to maintaining best practices in service, innovation, and efficiency.
  • Commitment to a collaborative work environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in EX Jenzabar and web design helpful, but not required.

 

Substitute Teacher

Ben Lippen Upper School
Part-time
Hours vary
August 10, 2017

Summary

The substitute teacher is responsible for giving instructions and organizing the classroom environment so as to enhance student learning during the period of absence of the regular classroom teacher.

 

Responsibilities

  • He/she must work off of teacher lesson plans, give out classwork and assignments and ensure effective discipline and classroom control.
  • He/she will provide daily reports to give account of any information pertaining to the events of the day.
  • At the commencement of the school day, substitute teachers are expected to report to the school administrative office and collect the appropriate materials and schedule of classes. 
  • At the end of the school day, he/she is required to return the materials to the school office.

Qualifications

  • College degree preferred
  • Ability to comply with written and/or oral instructions
  • Ability to create an efficient working relationship with other personnel
  • Proficiency in maintaining efficient classroom management skills
  • Full capability to give instructions while the regular teacher is absent

Dean of Academics and Faculty

Ben Lippen Lower School
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 11, 2017

Summary

The Lower School Dean of Academics and Faculty oversees all of the academic processes of the lower school.  This includes curriculum development and alignment, use of standardized testing data, support of principals through teacher supervision, coordinating and developing teacher professional development.

Responsibilities

  • Review, maintain and develop curriculum in partnership with the lead teachers and principal;
  • Develop professional development programs for lower school faculty;
  • Support the principal when working with parents who have academic concerns for their children;
  • Support the principal when supervising teachers in the academic areas of teaching;
  • Interpret standardized testing results in conjunction with the principal and the Guidance department;
  • Work with academic deans and principal in choosing and ordering textbooks;
  • Stay current with best practices through reading and researching;
  • Conduct observation evaluations with faculty;
  • Assist in interviewing of potential candidates for teaching positions.

Qualifications

  • Experience in classroom instruction as well as some content area;
  • Able to communicate well with both adults and students;
  • Good public speaking and listening skills;
  • The ability to look at details and see the whole picture;
  • Knowledge of statistics and testing interpretation;
  • Able to create and meet his/her own scheduled deadlines;
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree, preferably in the area of Curriculum and Instruction;
  • ACSI certification is required.

Online Faculty Administrative Assistant

Office of Online Studies
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 10, 2017

Summary

This Online Faculty Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support in facilitating employment of adjunct faculty for online programs.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate (email or telephone) with adjunct faculty
  • Collect and maintain documentation necessary for adjunct employment, such as applications, transcripts, and reference forms
  • Collect annual FERPA and other forms necessary for HR policy compliance
  • Create, facilitate, and maintain paperwork needed to process payment to adjunct faculty, such as Memo of Approval forms, faculty contracts, and PAC form.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with CIU’s ministry and academic environment, principles, and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, maintain confidentiality, and act wisely and decisively
  • Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and email communication.
  • Operation of scanners, copiers, phone systems, and fax machines
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Three years of office experience, preferably in a K-12 or post-secondary academic environment

Junior Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

Ben Lippen School
Part-time
15 hours wk
June 21, 2017

Summary

The junior varsity girls soccer coach will work directly with the Ben Lippen athletic department and the varsity girls soccer head coach.  He/she will coach the junior varsity girls soccer team and be directly responsible for the development of the girls on the JV level of the soccer program.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be a mature believer in Christ with a clear and persuasive personal testimony and demonstrate a lifestyle consistent with the teaching of Scripture.
  • Must accept the Statement of Faith of Ben Lippen School and its educational philosophy.
  • Must demonstrate initiative and organization in the performance of his/her duties.
  • Must have strong leadership skills as well as exhibit strong interpersonal skills.

Assistant Registrar

Registrar
Full-time
40 Hours/12 months
June 01, 2017

Summary

The Assistant Registrar creates and maintains records for all students and graduates, has a working knowledge of related policies and procedures and provides quality service to faculty, staff, current students, alumni and external constituencies.  

Responsibilities

Primary Duties:

  • Manages student records from entrance to graduation, ensuring accurate transfer entry and curricular accuracy upon graduation.
  • Confirms that all admission policies and procedures related to student academic records have been meet at entrance.
  • Ensures timely and accurate publication of university academic calendar, catalog, and course schedules.
  • Performs degree conferral, data entry, and degree audit maintenance.
  • Communicates to students all academic responsibilities in order to maintain enrollment at the university and ultimately successful completion.
  • Equips faculty through regular communication and database tools to meet their responsibilities to students and advisees.

 

Policies and Procedures: Understand and apply policy and procedures related to:

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act [FERPA].
  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers [AACRAO] records retention guidelines.
  • Catalogs, curricular requirements and policies/procedures of all schools within the University.
  • Registration and records functions of the University Registrar’s Office.
  • Accreditation requirements [ABHE, ATS, SACS].

 

Customer Service:  Provide on-call, quality assistance to faculty, staff, current students, alumni and external constituencies in areas such as:

  • Registration, enrollment verification, and website information.
  • Academic petitions, faculty directed studies, and transfer credit.
  • Granting third parties access to student records, FERPA restrictions and releases.
  • Graduation, grades, transcript requests, room reservations, and telephone call/email routing, etc.

 

Project Management:  Execute tasks in areas as assigned such as:

  • Maintaining Standard Operating Procedures and Policies manuals.
  • Computer coding and set up for new academic year including registration, orientation, semester start-up services and working within our intranet and with internet.
  • Assist and work with other University departments in the review and updating of annual academic catalogs.
  • Data accuracy verification and clean-up.
  • Submit reports to governmental agencies.
  • Commencement planning and ceremonies.
  • Understand how registration and record processes integrate with and affect the processes of other University departments.
  • Attend faculty and staff meetings and other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • Be team-oriented, able to multi-task and have a customer service orientation.
  • Have a working knowledge of database functions including accuracy in data entry, data reports and word processing.
  • Be adept at handling confidential matters, have good communication skills, both orally and in writing and be able to prioritize projects based on administrative processes and academic cycle. 
  • Attention to detail is required.
  • Experience in EX Jenzabar and web design helpful, but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree and computer experience required.
  • Master’s degree and office experience preferred.

Half-Time Faculty in Music

College of Arts and Sciences
Part-time
20 hours/12 months
July 01, 2017

Summary

Columbia International University seeks to fill a half-time faculty position in music to begin Fall 2017.  The position includes teaching, supervising student internships, and possibly overseeing student ensembles. The successful candidate will also develop a music education track within the music major that, along with CIU’s MAT degree, can lead to South Carolina State Certification for grades K-5.  The faculty member will also be expected to sit in on student Juries, music convocation, and Senior Recital Juries as necessary.  

Responsibilities

  • Teach up to four college level music courses per year.
  • Oversee the Internship and Field Education Practicum programs in the music department
  • Supervise student teachers as the music education track grows
  • Oversee student ensembles of varying size and number each semester
  • Sit in on student juries and recital hearings
  • Attend weekly Music Convocation class

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of a broad range of musical disciplines, including but not limited to:  music history, music theory, ethnomusicology, conducting, and church music
  • Fluency on the piano
  • Experience teaching music in elementary schools
  • Demonstrated excellence in effective teaching at the collegiate level both in the classroom and in private lessons
  • Appreciation and understanding of a variety of musical styles and forms
  • A desire to see one’s students succeed and pursue excellence in all areas of musical study
  • Eagerness to invest in students and the music program as a whole
  • An earned Master's degree in Music Education from an accredited unviersity is required; a Doctorate  degree is preferred.
  • Preference is given to the individual with experience at teaching at the college level.

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