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Graphic Designer

Advancement & Communications
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
November 01, 2017

Summary

The graphic designer’s primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the senior graphic designer and other team members to use graphic design skills to fulfill requests from all departments at Columbia International University. Additionally, the graphic designer will use abilities in videography and photography to creatively service the various needs of the university. 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the senior graphic designer with the design and production in the following areas: videography, photography, web design. advertising, direct mail, online and traditional recruitment, social media, and email campaigns.
  • Assist with project coordination and marketing for specific departments.
  • Perform video shoots and photo shoots when needed to creatively and effectively communicate messages.
  • Creatively produce video editing projects.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining an inventory of photography, stock images, and other graphic related items.
  • Assist with the design and creation of event related promotional materials.
  • Ensure proper files, fonts, and links are prepared correctly to produce a job, and know how to troubleshoot problems when they occur.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Experience in effectively using PC and Mac computers and various software packages (i.e. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier Pro or Final Cut, Microsoft Office) to design print and web graphics.
  • Must be able to correctly prepare designs into print and digital formats.
  • Ability to effectively interact with people from all walks of life and exude professionalism and integrity as well as the ability to maintain strict confidentiality as needed.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with converging deadlines.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
  • Aptitude for thinking “outside the box,” and finding creative and effective means for accomplishing tasks. Stays up-to-date on latest trends and fads through blogs, tutorials, and/or design publications.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Flexible - willingness to adjust one’s schedule in order to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with photography, videography, and website design.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the department as well as the CIU staff at-large.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing or related field preferred.   
  • Must provide a portfolio to show skill level and abilities in graphic design and videography/photography.
  • Creative ability and aesthetic judgment required.
  • Understanding of Christian schooling philosophy desirable.

Office Manager, Dean's Office

College of Arts and Sciences
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
October 19, 2017

Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dean’s Office Manager manages the office of the CAS Dean.  The position provides administrative and academic management support to the Dean, to the bible and the liberal arts faculty and students. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the interface between the Dean’s Office and other departments of the University
  • Participate in staff meetings and prayer times
  • Manage and meet with probation students
  • Represent CAS on the Student Intervention Committee
  • Process credit card statements, check requests, and reimbursements for CAS faculty and staff
  • Maintain faculty records, academic policies, faculty approved courses, and course syllabi
  • Coordinate scheduling of faculty and committee meetings; prepare and distribute minutes
  • Coordinate and supervise major projects including website updates, biennial Catalog revisions, annual reports to ABHE, and preparation of accreditation substantive change and reaffirma­tion documents
  • Assign advisors to new students and change advisors when students change programs in consultation with admissions, the registrar’s office, and the Dean
  • Provide administrative support to the Biblical Studies and the Liberal Arts faculty
  • Facilitate communications with adjunct faculty and assure that adjunct faculty files are complete including formal appointment letters and official transcripts
  • Supervise student workers in the Dean’s Office in consultation with the Dean
  • Supervise academic testing of students for assessment instruments such as the ABHE Bible Test, the ACT-CAAP, and Retention Management System inventories
  • Assist in the mentoring and/or discipling of students as time allows in consultation with the Dean

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to create and maintain a positive, orderly, and service-oriented office environment
  • Familiarity with CIU’s ministry and academic environment, principles, and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of the undergraduate curriculum, academic programs, and policies
  • High capacity level – ability to get a high number of tasks done in a high traffic environment where walk-ins suddenly become first priority
  • Able to communicate effectively and to act wisely and decisively
  • Computer skills: word processing, EXCEL, web design and e-mail communication 
  • Operation of copiers, phone systems, fax, scanners and Scranton grading machines
  • Associate of Arts (AA) degree minimum
  • Familiarity with the world of higher education
  • Office experience in an academic environment preferred

Admissions Coordinator

Admissions
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
December 04, 2017

Summary

The Admissions Coordinator supports CIU and the admissions department by moving students through the admissions process to enrollment, assisting to establish and maintain departmental policies and procedures, and coordinating recruitment strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Receive and process incoming application pieces (online application, test scores, transcripts, references, essays); evaluate transfer credits; accurately document information in the database; communicate missing requirements and requirements received to applicants; determine eligibility, acceptance, or rejection of applicants into programs.
  • Collect, assess, and coordinate recruiting travel opportunities looking at geography, cost, time, and personnel.
  • Create and maintain policies and procedures manual for admissions department.
  • Create and provide training on policies and procedures acting as the compliance officer for admissions policies.
  • Collect, analyze, and summarize data and trends within admissions enrollment funnel for the Enrollment Director.
  • Work with admissions operations team to improve office efficiency and communication internally and externally.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Close attention to detail. 
  • Natural technical ability and experience with computers and office equipment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently.  
  • Aptitude to receive constructive criticism. 
  • Proven interpersonal, scheduling, hospitality and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Three years related experience preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office and Adobe products preferred.

Evening Custodian-BLS SAR Campus

Physical Plant
Part-time
20 hours wk/12 months
October 04, 2017

Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the custodian at the St Andrews Rd campus in preparing the facility for the next day’s activities in such a way as to provide a clean, comfortable, and attractive environment for students, faculty/staff, and the general public.

Responsibilities

  • Clean assigned areas according to prescribed manner.
  • Clean carpets and polish VCT floors in assigned areas.
  • Assist in preparing facilities for special events.
  • Assist with the stripping and waxing of floors.
  • Assist with special custodial tasks during breaks.
  • Be alert for safety hazards and take appropriate action.
  • Be alert for security issues and notify campus security.
  • Fill in for absent SAR custodians.
  • May be required to work overtime or Saturdays occasionally.
  • Perform other custodial duties as required by supervisor.
  • Submit work orders for maintenance issues needing attention.

Qualifications

  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, brooms, mops, etc.
  • Ability to use carpet cleaner and floor buffer.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to relate to and work around young people including elementary age.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • Able to assist in medium to heavy lifting.
  • Able to be flexible.
  • High school diploma.
  • One-year custodial experience.

Accounting Specialist / Cashier

Accounting
Full-time
40 Hours/12 months
September 25, 2017

Summary

The Accounting Specialist is a non-exempt position responsible for the day to day receipting and customer service needs of the students, faculty, and staff of Columbia International University. The Accounting Specialist reports to the Student Accounts Supervisor.

Responsibilities

  • Receipt payments made to CIU for tuition, miscellaneous payments, and fees.
  • Review and post all journal from online student payment portal.
  • Receive, verify, and receipt departmental income.
  • Disburse annual/short term petty cash to CIU and Ben Lippen departments with proper documentation and quarterly audit of annual petty cash holders.  Reconcile annual petty cash at FY end.
  • Monitor accounting department mailbox and answer all emails within 24 hours.
  • Assist students and parents with questions pertaining to the student account.
  • Adjusting entries as needed/requested on student accounts.
  • Provide front-line customer service to all accounting department visitors, internal and external,
  • Monitor student payment plan accounts, apply online payments, contact students who have underpaid/overpaid and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Prepare In House Payment Plans and process automatic recurring charges as needed.
  • Monitor student accounts. 
  • Assist with the excess funds process.
  • Manage student accounts receivable process.
  • Communication with students regarding balances due via Jenzebar, CashNet, and/or email.
  • Manage collections process of past due balances; including processing monthly invoice from collections agency.
  • Maintain student accounting website on the school’s intranet.
  • Make adjusting entries to student accounts as necessary.  Provide complete supporting documentation.
  • Make monthly campus housing (Pine View & Hatten Rd) charge entries/adjustments, review accounts for deposit refunds, manage automatic recurring housing payments, generate and email monthly statements.
  • Balance cash to General Ledger, prepare and make remote bank deposit, settle credit card authorizations with the bank, and post each day’s activity in coordination with the Student Accounts Supervisor.
  • Assist with and review recording of gift income as it is submitted to Accounting. 
  • Manage online store website – adding items and reporting items sold to external departments.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Life to better assist students with questions and concerns.
  • Assist with other duties/special projects (Registration, Audit, and Accounts Payable) as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must have general knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and Jenzabar EX software
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Must demonstrate people skills to work effectively with students, parents, co-workers, and the general public, exhibiting customer focus and initiative
  • Must be able to multi-task and complete responsibilities independently with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be capable of meeting deadlines
  • Must be goal oriented
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of one year experience in related job.

Women’s Volleyball Coach

Athletics
Part-time
12 months (could become Full-Time)
September 13, 2017

Summary

The Head Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible to supervise, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the women’s intercollegiate volleyball program.  This includes but is not limited to planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student athletes; managing the fiscal, academic, and spiritual aspects of the program; and providing visionary leadership and a strategic plan for the start-up and future of the volleyball program.  The coach will recruit CIU’s first volleyball team to begin competition in Fall 2018.

Responsibilities

  • Directs all student-athletes and assistant coaches in the overall planning and execution of the intercollegiate volleyball program.
  • Embraces all aspects of developing, managing and running a women’s intercollegiate volleyball program, working independently and cooperatively with all CIU athletics and institutional staff.
  • Recruits quality prospective student-athletes that fit the mission and culture of CIU and ensures timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
  • Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed.
  • Monitors and maintains the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program and the university.
  • Plans all coaching and practice sessions in accordance with association regulations, including all preparation of facilities and equipment for practice.
  • Coaches team members individually and in groups, and demonstrates game techniques.
  • Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments.
  • Oversees the strength and conditioning programs for student athletes.
  • Manages all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the volleyball program.  
  • Promotes and markets the athletic department and volleyball program in the community.
  • Ensures adherence to all Association, Conference, and University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
  • Manages all aspects team travel.
  • The Volleyball Coach will be supervised by the Athletics Director.

Qualifications

  • Ability to teach and coach the game of volleyball
  • An understanding of the role and challenges of the student-athlete.
  • Ability to successfully motivate a team.
  • Ability to work independently in all aspects of recruiting and management of the program.
  • Demonstration of Christian leadership and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to utilize current technology and social media as it relates to the communication and promotion of CIU, the athletic department, and the volleyball program.
  • Ability to work together with other coaches within the athletic department and with other departments on campus.
  • Ability to work within budget parameters set by the Athletics Director.
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Successful volleyball coaching experience required – college coaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated Christian ministry experiences, directly or indirectly involving volleyball.

 

Online Studies Adjunct Faculty

Online Studies
Part-time
Varies
October 03, 2017

Summary

Online adjunct faculty members are responsible to facilitate online courses and occasionally serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for our growing online student body. Online faculty ensure that student learning objectives are met for every online course and that every online student learns at the highest level possible.  

We are looking specifically for adjunct faculty members in the areas of:

  • Operations Management
  • Economics
  • Ethics
  • Marketing
  • English
  • Philosophy
  • History

Responsibilities

  • Establish a strong academic, social and cognitive presence
  • Communicate regularly with students
  • Participate in and lead robust online discussion forums
  • Grade student work with rubrics and provide appropriate feedback offered in a timely manner
  • Offer suggestions for course improvements

Qualifications

  • Ability to use a Learning Management System (LMS) to teach effectively online. Three years of online experience preferred.
  • Masters degree required, doctorate preferred

 

To apply, please email the following items to the Online Studies department to johnpaul.churchill@ciu.edu:

  • Completed Online Studies Adjunct Application
  • Copy of your transcripts
  • Updated CV

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.

Security Officer

Security
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
September 13, 2017


Summary

The Security Officer will perform in a professional manner routine daily security duties to protect the campus community and assets of Columbia International University.The satisfactory performance of these duties will result in a safe and secure environment for the campus community to live, work, and study.


Responsibilities

  • Maintain the physical security of buildings and facilities by conducting walk-throughs, door checks, and by following lock/unlock schedules.
  • Maintain the security of campus grounds to protect campus community and facilities by frequent vehicle and foot patrols or by manning an access control point.
  • Continually be observant of individuals and situations that may compromise the security and safety of the campus community and facilities.
  • Be observant for maintenance issues that require attention.
  • Enforce campus parking and traffic regulations.
  • Complete necessary reports and paperwork as required.
  • Maintain a professinal appearance and attitude.
  • Work as a team with other officers and the campus community.


Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze problems and select proper corrective action.
  • Must be 21 years of age in order to meet state requirements for security officer.
  • Ability to be certified in the use of firearms and non-lethal weapons such as OC spray and baton.
  • Ability to complete additional training as required.
  • Good all-around public relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to keep good composure in all situations.
  • Ability to work alone and remain alert to surroundings.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to sit and drive for long periods of time.
  • Ability to stand on feet for a long period of time.
  • Good physical condition.
  • High school diploma.
  • One year of law enforcement or security experience.

 

Ben Lippen School Bus Driver

Ben Lippen School
Part-time
December 13, 2016

The Ben Lippen School bus driver will drive for field trips, school sporting events, and possibly morning and/or afternoon routes to/from the SAR campus. 

Requirements:

  • A completed application with 2 references is required
  • A background check and acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must be at least 18 years old with valid SC Driver's license.
  • CDL license - A CDL license is REQUIRED.
  • Experience with older buses is a plus, but not required. 
  • Flexible schedule

 If interested, please contact Kim Carlen at kim.carlen@benlippen.com or (803)807-4197.

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