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HVAC/Plumber Technician

Physical Plant
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 01, 2018

Summary

The HVAC/Plumber Technician will perform HVAC repairs, install new equipment and perform periodic maintenance on equipment to insure proper function. The technician will also perform as a backup plumber to repair, install and maintain fixtures, drainage, water supply lines and other plumbing related equipment. Overtime may occasionally be required.

Responsibilities

  • Repair and maintain HVAC equipment
  • Perform periodic maintenance tasks on assigned HVAC/plumbing systems
  • Purchase parts for maintenance and repairs
  • Check boilers/Chillers to assure proper operation
  • Repair/Install plumbing fixtures
  • Repair water and drain lines
  • Check lift stations/sanitary sewers
  • Maintain plumbing fixtures and equipment
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications

  • General knowledge of materials, fixtures, and operations of all plumbing appliances
  • General knowledge of HVAC systems and repair procedures
  • General knowledge of boiler/chiller systems
  • Ability to communicate with students, vendors, and other employees
  • Ability to access need for plumbing/HVAC maintenance on campus
  • High school diploma
  • Two years’ experience as a HVAC technician
  • Two years’ experience as a plumber
  • HVAC technical school/college certification with “EPA Universal Certification”

Director of Residence Life

Student Life
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
May 15, 2018

Summary

The Director of Residence Life oversees and direct all aspects of residence life at CIU with the goal of “helping students to thrive in Kingdom community; and works with the Student Life team, along with the CIU faculty and staff, to provide for our students a comprehensive approach to spiritual formation and student development.

Responsibilities

  • Counsel and advise students, particularly in matters related to residence life (including being available for the occasional emergencies that may arise in the evening and on weekends).
  • Supervise and coach Resident Assistants and Campus Life Coordinators and advise as necessary and appropriate.
  • Meet regularly with Residence Life team (Resident Assistants and Campus Life Coordinators) both corporately and individually to ensure team cohesion and a uniform approach to Residence Life.
  • Plan and execute residence life training and retreats each semester.
  • Oversee and lead campus activities related to Residence Life, including the House Collective program. Delegate programming tasks to residence life sub-teams, supporting, coaching and contributing, as necessary.
  • Confront and discipline students in areas where judgment, attitude or behavior causes concern. (Consult with Associate Dean for Student Life regarding more serious disciplinary matters.)
  • Oversee and monitor housing assignments (residence halls, roommate assignments, etc.)
  • Oversee housing for summer studies, conferences, camps and other activities held on campus.
  • Monitor overall condition of residence halls and furniture. Physical Plant informed of needed repairs and/or improvements. Submit proposals as needed for specific improvement projects, furniture replacement, etc.
  • Attend formal functions of university life.
  • Participate in CIU faculty meetings and serve on faculty committees as appointed.
  • Meet regularly with the Student Life team regarding ongoing policy and operation.
  • Must be able to reside on campus.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Ability to relate personally to students of differing ages and cultural backgrounds.
  • Strong Christian character and ministry mind set.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good skills in counseling and leadership coaching.
  • Skill in determining degree and extent of discipline needed on a case by case basis.
  • Ability to make quick, sound decisions.
  • Good team player.
  • Flexibility in days and hours required to work or be available.
  • Thorough knowledge of institutional (including residence hall) policies.
  • Ability to control large groups in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Strong skills in strategic leadership, department management, and campus activities programming.
  • Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred; applicants with significant student development experience preferre
  • Some formal Biblical/theological training required.

Director of Physical Plant

Physical Plant
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
May 01, 2018

Summary

The physical plant director manages and directs through subordinate supervisors, staff and contract services, the physical plant operations that include building, equipment and grounds maintenance, and housekeeping services.  The director prepares annual budgets and maintains expense control of materials and personnel within the budget limits. 

Responsibilities

  • Reviews the purpose, personnel, position descriptions and objectives of the physical plant and reports the needs and requirements of the physical plant to the CFO.
  • Provides direction and oversight for maintenance activities for all campus facilities and related equipment, including deferred, preventative, routine and emergency repairs as well as major maintenance and repair projects for HVAC, landscape and other campus infrastructure
  • Proactively and routinely inspects buildings, grounds, equipment and physical plant projects and consults with campus administrative personnel to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of plant operations and that building and grounds measure up to high standards of safety, cleanliness, and attractiveness.
  • Administers computerized maintenance management system for scheduling projects, repairs, preventive maintenance, custodial and grounds projects and requests.
  • Ensures the professional quality, development and growth of subordinate supervisors and their staff.
  • Prepares departmental budgets and controls expenditures.
  • Oversees the purchasing and replacement of equipment and supplies.
  • In consultation with the CFO, assists with the planning and oversight of construction projects.
  • Stays current with best practices in physical plant management.
  • Proactively initiates and maintains open communication with physical plant personnel and with University faculty, staff, and administrators to ensure the effective delivery and development of physical plant services and to address problems as they arise.
  • Oversee OSHA training and compliance.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Proven Christian character and maturity.
  • Five to seven years of experience in and an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of plant operations for a large campus including construction, electrical, plumbing, mechanical diagnosis and repair techniques. School, college or university experience is desired.
  • Ability to lead and motivate 30 or more skilled and unskilled maintenance personnel to pursue excellence in their work.
  • Ability to plan ahead, set goals and coordinate activities of a multifaceted operation to provide effective support and services to a diverse constituency.
  • Awareness of OSHA and other safety regulations, familiarity with fire detection and protection, suppression and state fire codes, and knowledge of proper handling, use and disposal of hazardous chemicals.
  • Skillful in preparation and management of numerous budgets.  Ability to budget and control expenditures for short and long range operations.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with University faculty, staff and administrative personnel and to address problems and issues as they arise.
  • Proficient in the use of computers, Microsoft Office, and other software applications.
  • Must have training and extensive proven successful experience in physical plant operations and maintenance and/or construction supervision and planning.
  • Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or industrial management. 

Assistant Postmaster

Post Office
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
April 16, 2018

Summary

This person in this position assists the Postmaster in the daily processing of mail services for the entire CIU and Ben Lippen campus. Thirty-two hours of this position is in the CIU Post Office, and another eight hours is for the Physical Plant in performing various maintenance tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Sort, arrange, and prepare incoming mail and packages for delivery to student boxes, faculty/staff departments, Ben Lippen and Pineview Apartments.
  • Deliver mail and packages to locations across campus.
  • Pick-up and deliver mail and packages to and from US Post Office.
  • Meter outgoing mail.
  • Provide counter services at Post Office window.
  • Assist Postmaster in ongoing services and needs for the Post Office.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance projects for the Physical Plant Department, as well as other maintenance tasks (8 hours per week).

Qualifications

  • Must be able to accurately and efficiently sort mail according mail boxes and delivery destinations.
  • Must have good customer skills in providing services for the customer window.
  • Able to lift boxes weighing 50 to 60 lbs.
  • High school graduate (or equivalent) minimum.
  • Basic computer stills.
  • Competent with basic math (maintaining records, providing change, etc.)

Director Institutional Research

Institutional Research-Academic Affairs
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
April 04, 2018

Summary

The Director of Institutional Research provides coordinative leadership for CIU’s institutional effectiveness program by formatting, facilitating, producing and presenting research initiatives related to the implementation of CIU’s assessment plan, and the documentation of the achievement of CIU’s corporate mission, educational and student learning goals, and operational objectives.  He/she oversees the generation, presentation, analysis, and dissemination of focused management information for effective decision-making at the board, executive admi

Responsibilities

  1. Produce and maintain databases related to the institutional effectiveness program:
    1. Maintain historical data files for future reference.
    2. Maintain the educational goals and unit mission and goals documents.
    3. Produce FactBooks, SurveyBooks and other compendia of relevant information.
    4. Serve as CIU IPEDS and accreditation key-holder for annual data reporting.
    5. Prepare summary reports and presentations based on the data.
    6. Develop appropriate relevant contextual/benchmarking data.
  1. Implement research projects of a routine and occasional nature:
    1. Implement the administration of locally-constructed and commercial instruments.
    2. Conduct the administration of other relevant research process.
    3. Apply appropriate principles and procedures for sampling.
  1. Process quantitative (and occasional qualitative) data, producing summary reports with interpretive observations:
    1. Oversee the processing of the data generated in the data collection process.
    2. Determine the formatting of the data for presentation purposes.
    3. Discern relationships between variables, estimate the “face value” of data, and apply an informed, but common-sense approach to the data.
    4. Identify, compile and analyze external data for contextual and bench-marking purposes.
    5. Research the location of useful data sources, particularly on the web (e.g. IPEDS, Association for Institutional Research, U-CAN).  Maintain CIU’s relationship to the data.
    6. Format CIU data so that it is useful for making comparisons with bench marking sources through the application of EX/InfoMaker and other software programs.
  1. Produce reports which are attractive, understandable, accurate and relevant to management information needs:
    1. Use graphics and text to produce reports which accurately summarize and simplify complex data relationships.
    2. Coordinate institutional research activities with other producers and users of data.
    3. Network with internal data constituencies for maximum effectiveness in gathering, processing and disseminating management information.
    4. Publish key CIU data presentations on the CIU Intranet and MS SharePoint.
  1. Assist in the oral presentation of research findings to the CIU constituencies:
    1. Develop professional oral and media presentations for CIU constituencies.

Qualifications

  • Three years of relevant experience.
  • Basic understanding of educational research.
  • Knowledge of one or more statistical software programs preferred.
  • General knowledge of higher education processes.
  • Experience with computer applications, e.g. Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and SharePoint preferred.
  • Master's degree

Adjunct Faculty for Dual Enrollment Spanish

Ben Lippen Upper School
Part-time
5 months/varies
August 01, 2018

Summary

The Ben Lippen Spanish adjunct faculty member is responsible to teach one section of college-level Spanish I to high school students interested in seeking dual enrollment credit for the course.  

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • A strong Christian worldview and ability to cultivate that worldview in the lives of the students.
  • A demonstrated ability and interest to innovatively and appropriately bring technologies (including the iPad) into the classroom in order to support student learning.
  • A clear desire and ability to teach in a student-centered, problem-based learning environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead students toward collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking.
  • Strong conversational and written ability in Spanish, fluency preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.
  • Master's degree required with minimum 18 hours of credit in subject field, doctorate preferred.

 

Applicants interested in this position must complete a Ben Lippen employment application (link available on the Employment page) and send to:

Office of the Headmaster, Ben Lippen School, PO Box 3999, Columbia, SC 29230

 

Assistant Residential Property Manager

Pine View Properties
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
May 05, 2018

Summary

The Assistant Manager works with the Residential Property Manager to serve residents of Pine View Properties as well as recruit prospective residents. The Assistant Manager is also responsible for managing day-to-day administrative tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a working knowledge of local market in order to positively promote Pine View Properties and its amenities to prospective residents through showing, phone inquiries and email.
  • Follow up with qualified candidates to convert inquiries into quality applicants.
  • Respond to prospective and current residents via email, voicemails, phone calls and visits in a welcoming and helpful manner.
  • Ensure model and Community Center are clean and ready.
  • Communicate with Maintenance staff to ensure timely response to maintenance issues.
  • Schedule vendors, provide keys and materials as needed, accompany to apartments, and follow up as needed.
  • Process new applications and communicate with prospective applicants.
  • Assign apartments to new residents with input from Property Manager-in-Charge (PMiC).
  • Send letters of intent, lease agreements, and track resident paperwork.
  • Complete move-in and move-out inspections.                  
  • Manage key log and ensure key security.
  • Assist with audits (file audit, furniture audit, storage room audit).
  • Review and maintain knowledge of applicable laws (FERPA, SC Landlord and Tenant Act, Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, SC Licensing Law, etc.).
  • Manage payments, charges and notifications related to resident's accounts.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Desire to serve others with a positive, welcoming attitude.
  • Able to multi-task and handle frequent interruptions.
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of tasks as the need arise.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws (FERPA, SC Landlord and Tenant Act, Fair Housing Act, etc.) – may be acquired through property management licensure course.
  • High School diploma required.
  • SC Property Manager License required (if not currently licensed, must complete Property Management course within 30 days of start date and pass licensure exam within 30 days of course completion).
  • Six months or more office experience required.
  • Experience in property management preferred.
  • Knowledge of AppFolio is a plus.

 

Metadata & Archival Support Assistant

Library
Part-time
24 hours/wk - 12 months
July 01, 2018

Summary

The Metadata and Archives Support Assistant performs both original and copy cataloging of CIU resources and serials, including archival materials and electronic resources, using primarily the Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Describing Archives (DACS) content standards. In collaboration with the Archive committee and the Library Director, the Metadata/Archives Support Assistant will develop, maintain plans and procedures to organize, digitize, and promote the historical records of the CIU community.

Responsibilities

  • Perform original and copy cataloging of monographs and serials in print, non-print, and electronic formats.
  • Correct existing bibliographic records to maintain consistency and quality in the catalog.
  • Oversee the donation of new resources.
  • Keep statistic of all cataloged items for reporting purposes.
  • Arrange and organize historical documents, creating finding aides for these documents.
  • Scan and convert archival documents in electronic data.
  • Create and manage an inventory of all items in the archival collection.
  • Prepare archival material for presentation (both digitally and physically) during 100-year anniversary activities.
  • Maintain awareness of current developments in cataloging and archival practices. Defines and refines policies, procedures, and approaches to the cataloging of resources and archival material in accordance to current standards.
  • Participate in the library’s service programs possibly including night/weekend work.
  • Engage in professional development, scholarship and service.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Qualifications

  • Detailed oriented.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently.
  • Proficient in the use of: scanners, cameras, other computer peripheral equipment.
  • Experience in MARC21, HTML, &/or PHP programming languages preferred.
  • A working knowledge of computer applications for library services.
  • Ability to work effectively with library staff and patrons.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Experience in archiving and/or cataloging preferred but not necessary.

Ben Lippen School Fine Arts Director

Ben Lippen School
Part-time
30 hours/10 months
August 01, 2018

Summary

The Fine Arts Director must be knowledgeable of and assume responsibility for the effective and efficient operation of the total school fine arts program, consistent with the Christian philosophy of Ben Lippen School.  He/she must perform the duties and responsibilities of the position to the ultimate benefit of the entire spiritual/educational program.

Responsibilities

  • Identify major needs and issues specific to this division on an ongoing basis and ensure resolution through the leadership team.  
  • Articulate the vision and goals of the division on an ongoing basis to current and prospective parents. 
  • Serve as member of the leadership team to assist in planning and calendaring for Ben Lippen School.
  • Evaluate and enhance the curriculum, textbooks, enrichment activities and other learning resources and programs of the Fine Arts program.
  • Observe and evaluate all fine arts faculty and staff on an ongoing basis throughout the school year, and provide relevant and stimulating in-service experiences.  
  • Prepare and submit the department’s budgetary requests and monitor expenditures.
  • Facilitate the procurement of educational supplies and materials for each area of the arts by coordinating and communicating budget and educational considerations to fine arts staff.
  • Oversee all extra-curricular activities and assist advisors of these organizations in setting and meeting goals. 
  • Plan and facilitate appropriate end-year activities including awards assemblies, school wide fine arts Christmas and year end programs, competition and/or festival experiences.
  • Manage and direct private lesson program including attracting and retaining qualified arts instructors.
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationship and on-going dialog between the athletic and fine arts programs to ensure student opportunities and interests are elevated above individual program goals.
  • Maintain communications between the headmaster and fine arts faculty.
  • Direct and manage the fine arts staff for fine arts matters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in related field of music
  • ACSI certified
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Have a deep commitment to and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Transfer Specialist

Registrar
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
February 15, 2018

Summary

The transfer specialist is responsible for the review, evaluations, equation, and processing of transfer credit for new, continuing, and returning students. The transfer specialist provides professional assistance and serves as a resource for students, staff, and faculty in determining appropriate interpretation and application of university policies and procedures as they relate to entering students at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Responsibilities

  • Verifies appropriate entering credentials for all incoming students (undergraduate and graduate) and confirms appropriate documentation.
  • Reviews and verifies transcripts from national and international institutions as well as verifying the appropriate accreditation status of a transfer institution for both graduate and undergraduate institutions.
  • Accurately creates the official credit evaluation and transfer articulation information on the university's student information system (Jenzabar EX).
  • Researches and resolves credit evaluation issues.
  • Communicates with internal and external stakeholders regarding transfer credit policies, procedures, and decisions. Responds to phone and e-mail inquiries related to these issues.
  • Maintains accurate and timely course articulation information in Jenzabar EX including articulation catalogs, transfer institutions academic and contact information, grade scales, etc.
  • Assigns faculty advisors and communicates with both the student and the advisor regarding this assignment.
  • Comprehensive transfer data entry to include all transfer work. Both financial aid and athletics depend on our transfer data entry to manage scholarships and NCCAA eligibility respectively.
  • Understands and applies policy and procedures related to FERPA and AACRAO.
  • Provides on-call, quality assistance to faculty, staff, current students, alumni and external constituencies.
  • Coordinates registration and record processes to integrate with and affect the processes of other university departments.
  • Executes computer coding and set up for new academic year including registration, orientation, semester start-up services and working within our intranet and with internet.
  • Assists and works with other university departments in the publication of annual academic catalog

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • A working knowledge of database functions including accuracy in data entry, data reports, and word processing;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and graciously, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • A working knowledge of database functions including accuracy in data entry, data reports, and word processing;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and graciously, both orally and in writing.
  • Previous experience interpreting transfer credit is desired.
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
  • Experience utilizing administrative software (e.g. Jenzabar EX) and web design.
  • 2 year’s work experience in a higher education academic environment.

 

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