CIU Men’s Soccer Coach

40 hours/12 months
October 18, 2016


The CIU men’s soccer coach will successfully develop and implement all aspects of the CIU men’s soccer program.  The applicant must prove a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and demonstrate a strong commitment to the welfare of the student athlete.



It is the responsibility of the men’s soccer coach to manage the men’s soccer team including but not limited to:

  • teaching and instructing soccer
  • working within the budget as set-forth by the institution
  • coordinating practices and matches
  • recruiting and scouting
  • ordering and maintaining equipment
  • scheduling
  • monitoring the academic progress of the student athletes
  • coordinating all aspects of team travel
  • some soccer fundraising may be involved
  • comply with all NCCAA policies and guidelines
  • some field maintenance may be required


  • Demonstrate successful coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level
  • Be able to teach, demonstrate and communicate soccer skills and strategies in practice
  • Be able to drive vans, lift equipment, and physically handle team practice, team travel, and other tasks consistent with being a coach of an intercollegiate team
  • Minimum of  a Bachelor’s degree 
  • Coaching licenses encouraged/beneficial
  • Must have a certain level of understanding of the NCCAA or NAIA or NCAA
  • Must be willing to agree to regulations consistent with CIU Faculty/Staff Policy Handbook

Ben Lippen School Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Ben Lippen School Athletic Dept.
10 - 15 hours per week
October 18, 2016


The head varsity boys soccer coach will work directly with the Ben Lippen athletic department and report to the Athletic Director of Ben Lippen School.


The coach will be responsible for coaching the varsity boys soccer team as well as overseeing and ensuring his/her philosophy is carried out at the junior varsity level.  The head varsity boys soccer coach will be directly responsible for the development of all levels of the soccer program.

The head varsity boys soccer coach will be included in all decisions related to the program including staffing, off-season training, camps and instructional clinics. 


  • 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.


Please contact Scott Jones at (803)807-4198

Women's Softball Coach

40 hours/12 months
October 10, 2016


Subject to funding: CIU Women’s Softball Coach will provide visionary leadership and a strategic plan for the start up and future of the softball program.  The coach will recruit CIU’s first team to play first season Spring 2018 and supervise, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the women’s intercollegiate softball program:  includes but not limited to recruitment, development, spiritual leadership of its student athletes.


  • Successfully teach and coach and conduct all practices, including all preparation of facilities and equipment for practice.
  • Recruit new student athletes to participate on the softball team.
  • Successfully coach all home and away games, drive vans, prepare food plans for the team while reflecting the core values of CIU and demonstrating an understanding of Christian leadership.
  • Embrace all aspects of developing, managing and running a women’s softball intercollegiate program, working independently and cooperatively with all CIU athletics and institutional staff.
  • Demonstrate the ability to recruit, work, and communicate effectively in the ever-changing environment of communication including social media and other tools.
  • The Softball Coach will supervise all women’s softball student athletes and assistant coaches, whether volunteer, paid or students.
  • The Softball Coach will be supervised by the Athletics Director.


  • Understand the game and organization of softball and particularly intercollegiate softball.
  • Teach and coach the game of softball to women and motivate a team.
  • Ability to work independently in all aspects of recruiting and management of the program.
  • Display consistent Christian leadership while displaying a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Utilize current technology as it relates to communication and promotion of CIU and CIU softball.
  • Ability to work within budget parameters set by the Athletics Director.
  • Bachelor Degree required.
  • Softball coaching experience required – college softball coaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated Christian ministry experiences, directly or indirectly involving softball.

Financial Aid Counselor

Financial Aid
40 hours wk/12 months
September 01, 2016


The primary role of the Financial Aid Counselor is to provide excellent customer service to current and prospective students.  The duties of the Financial Aid Counselor include advising students and parents regarding financial aid concerns.  The counselor will be responsible for coordinating the CIU donor scholarship process, awarding graduate student, athletic and outside scholarships. The counselor will also assist the office manager and associate director of Financial Aid with daily operational tasks. 


  • Counsel current and prospective students regarding financial aid concerns, file status, and aid eligibility
  • Coordinates CIU donor scholarship process 
  • Award outside scholarships and help students explore outside scholarship options.
  • Create content and revise content for the financial aid publications, website, net price calculator, financial aid student portal and social media
  • Update consumer disclosures per Dept. of Education federal regulations each year.
  • Assist with planning donor luncheon with Development
  • Assist with planning other recruitment events with Admissions
  • Provide backup assistance for office manager as needed, responding to inquiries via telephone, email and walk-ins


  • Continual need for: customer service skills, alertness, organization, critical thinking skills, math skills, attention to detail, ability to recall and adhere to federal regulations, ability to interact with students, listen, explain, and counsel
  • Frequent need for: writing, investigating, decision-making, and planning
  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent related work experience required
  • Customer service experience preferred

Ministry Care Faculty Member

Seminary & School of Ministry
12 months
August 01, 2017


  • Collaborates with the dean, faculty, and staff to offer training in pastoral and missionary care.
  • Embraces CIU’s educational philosophy of integrating academic excellence, spiritual formation, and ministry skills development, with Bible at the core.


  • Ph.D. in Counseling, Psychology, or Counselor Education and Supervision from an accredited institution.
  • Graduate-level degree in biblical-theological studies.
  • At least three years of full-time teaching experience in graduate-level higher education.
  • Experience in local church ministry.
  • Experience in cross-cultural ministry outside the US.
  • Knowledge of and experience in counseling theories and skills.
  • Ability to articulate and integrate biblical-theological truth.
  • Proficiency in the use of educational and classroom technology.
  • Effectiveness in communicating with and coaching adult learners.
  • Commitment to teamwork and a collegial model of decision-making.

Faculty Member – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

College of Counseling
12 months
August 01, 2016


Columbia International University invites qualified individuals to apply for the role of full-time faculty member to teach in its CACREP-accredited Master of Arts in Counseling degree. The MA in Counseling degree equips clinical mental health counselors within a biblical worldview in order to provide Christ-like therapeutic relationships for healing and growth.


The primary role of this position involves teaching six or seven required courses per year in the MA in Counseling degree. Attendant faculty responsibilities include advising students, participating in program and university committees, participating in university faculty activities, and attending chapel/prayer day activities.


Candidates should have completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree with a concentration in Counselor Education and Supervision, have significant teaching and clinical experience, and be eligible for licensure as a professional counselor in South Carolina (LPC or LMFT).

Candidates who have an earned doctoral degree in a related field (e.g., Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family, Therapy) and who have been employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education for at least one full academic year before July 1, 2013, may be considered.


Applications should be sent to the CIU Human Resources Dept. For information about this position, contact Dr. John D. Harvey, Dean; (803)-807-5363;

Administrative Assistant to Alumni and Development

Alumni and Development
40 hrs wk/12 months
May 12, 2016


The Administrative Assistant for Alumni and Development is the point of “first contact” for alumni and donors including entry into the alumni center, incoming phone calls, e-mail, and mail.   In every contact the goals are to meet the need of the individual directly or by referral, and update the Raiser Edge record. In addition, the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the alumni and development teams by assisting with projects and events.


  • Be the “first contact” of all alumni and donors calling, visiting, emailing or mailing to the campus and respond, redirect or get information and reply in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the master calendar for the Alumni Center and Alumni/Development: meeting rooms, alumni events, development related events, and when alumni or major donors will be visiting campus.
  • Coordinate all alumni benefits and hospitality visits (meal tickets, brochures, campus maps, room information, class guest passes, computer lab, fitness center).
  • Maintain appropriate greeting cards and notes and route to Director or others for appropriate ministry to alumni and donors.
  • Receive, record and confirm registrations for alumni or donor events.
  • Assist in gathering, preparing “day of event” items including: name tags, gift bags, programs, etc.
  • Serve as liaison for Alumni Leadership Council meetings and other leadership/staff gatherings as needed.
  • Process donor premiums in response to CIU Fund solicits.
  • Be proficient in Raiser Edge queries, updates, and research related to alumni and development.
  • Generate prayer lists for various people interested in specific, current prayer for alumni.


  • Five years administrative experience required.
  • Professional experience with donors required.
  • Quick learner; not intimidated by requests or questions not encountered before.
  • High quality customer service / passionate about hospitality.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • School spirit and a passion to promote the university are essential as active involvement in university activities.
  • Management skills to oversee a number of projects with minimum supervision at a time.
  • Accuracy in maintaining: budget, calendar, data base, registrations, policy & procedure manual.
  • Efficient time manager and flexible in working some evenings and weekends.
  • Raisers Edge, Word, Excel.
  • Basic typing & computer skills.
  • Experience with data bases.
  • Phone, email and listening skills

Enrollment Counselor, Undergraduate

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
April 22, 2016


This position exists to support the mission of the Admissions Department with recruitment and admissions responsibilities.  Recruitment responsibilities include representing Columbia International University at schools, conferences, and other events.  In the recruiter role, this position is responsible to meet an assigned goal for new students successfully admitted each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Intentionally build relationships with prospective students through email, phone calls, and personal notes that help communicate the programs of the University and admissions policies.
  • Maintain applicant files
  • Process and review applications for admission to the University
  • Meet with and interview prospective students and guests during campus visits
  • Recruit students via recruiting trips to assigned geographical territories as well as local high schools as assigned
  • Coordinate file review with faculty and student deans as needed
  • Coordinate communication flow for assigned inquiries and applicants
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be alert, precise, analytical, tactful, and persuasive.
  • Mental faculties to plan, organize, and make decisions.
  • Knowledge of computers and other office equipment.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with prospective students, parents and the general public.
  • Ability to travel as assigned.
  • Knowledge of CIU academic programs, admissions policies and procedures, and general enthusiasm for the University.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least one year experience as a CIU student preferred
  • Experience in admissions, recruiting, or ministry leadership preferred


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