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Administrative Assistant to Alumni and Development

Alumni and Development
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
February 17, 2017

Summary

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.

 

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

Technology and Media Support Specialist

Information Technology
Part-time
32 hours/week
February 17, 2017

Description

The Technology and Media Support Specialist provides technical support for the corporate division’s technology with emphasis in the deployment and operation of end user devices, classroom equipment, event equipment for meetings/audits, and media hardware/software.

Responsibilities

  • Setup and deploy computer hardware, computer software, printers, tablets, smartphones, and lcd digital signage tv’s/monitors for end users, classrooms/labs, events, and general campus notification using best practices.
  • Assist with projects related to the replacement of media equipment, classroom/lab equipment, and digital signage across the corporation.
  • Assist with related account configurations, including the assistance of syncing mobile devices to work email and cloud office applications usage.
  • Perform password resets for faculty, students, board members, auditors, and other users associated with classroom instruction and events.
  • Coordinate laptop/tablet/printer reservations for corporation users for various needs based on stock loaners in inventory.
  • Perform inventory management for equipment and related documentation.
  • Assist with training for end users on how to use equipment in addition to maintaining instructions on proper usage.
  • Serve as backup for AV and Media Manager for chapel and related events corporate wide.

 

Qualifications

  • Must have courteous behavior and willingness to help and train people in a technical environment.
  • Able to research and resolve complex technical issues with limited supervision.
  • Broad knowledge and proven aptitude for working with computer hardware and software.
  • Ability to follow procedures in great detail and work with little supervision when needed.
  • Knowledge of both Microsoft and Mac operating systems is required.
  • A minimum of one year of education or experience in information technology support is required. 
  • Certification or degree in a computer technology or audio/visual field is preferred.  A+ or media certifications are a plus.
  • Computer hardware, printer, and/or smartphone repair experience preferred.
  • Some experience working with or troubleshooting network issues is required.

Automotive Mechanic

Physical Plant
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
June 01, 2017

Summary

The purpose of the automotive mechanic is to maintain and repair campus vehicle fleet and other machinery such as grounds equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicle fleet
  • Maintain and repair grounds equipment as time permits
  • Troubleshoot and make repairs to fleet vehicles, from minor to major repairs
  • Maintain maintenance logs, reports and data as needed
  • Coordinate with outside maintenance contractors as necessary
  • Parts ordering and procurement
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment as requested by supervisor

Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of test equipment such as multimeters and automotive gauges
  • Working knowledge of automotive and small engine repair
  • Skill in use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, stoop, crawl, work in tight or cramped spaces
  • Computer skills for ordering and maintaining logs

VP for Enrollment Management, Marketing and Financial Aid

Enrollment
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 01, 2017

Summary

The Vice President for Enrollment Management, Marketing and Financial Aid provides strategic direction and leadership for the offices of admissions, marketing as it relates to enrollment, and financial aid.  This position represents a key leadership position as CIU seeks to expand its undergraduate, graduate, seminary and online enrollment. The Vice President is a member of the President’s Cabinet.

Responsibilities

  • Assume overall responsibility for the strategic development, implementation and tracking of CIU’s activities in student recruitment and enrollment
  • Coordinate marketing strategies and opportunities as they relate to enrollment
  • Streamline and improve the student life cycle experience from inquiry through registration to retention
  • Communicate and collaborate across departments to set and fulfill enrollment growth and marketing initiatives
  • Coordinate the development and execution of annual plans, performance goals and assessment plans for all reporting departments
  • Manage budgets and other related financial data
  • Research best practices to ensure the university’s enrollment goals are reached
  • Recruit and train student recruitment teams using best practices in order to ensure the enrollment goals are met according to the institutional strategic plan
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Willingness to abide by the Christian life standards outlined in the staff handbook
  • Strong organizational and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge of higher education, particularly biblical/theological education
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work within team structure
  • Knowledge and proficiency in financial management in areas of budgeting and tuition management
  • Strong system and process thinking
  • Experience in market research and the ability to identify opportunities for new and/or revised programs
  • Master’s Degree, preferably including formal postsecondary study of marketing or related field and/or biblical/theological studies. Consideration will be given to non-Master’s Degree with significant experience in marketing, enrollment or other closely related field
  • Five years of experience in higher education or closely related field 

Ben Lippen School Houseparents - Boys

Ben Lippen School (Boarding Program)
Full-time
10 months. (Note: Position is dependent on enrollment.)
July 01, 2017

Summary

The Ben Lippen School Houseparents will serve as surrogate parents for 14 middle/high school boys grades 7-12 in an on-campus house. This is a lifestyle position with great opportunities for ministry.  

Responsibilities

Houseparents are expected to provide for the fullest spiritual, intellectual, and social development of boarding students in the care of Ben Lippen School. Houseparents will cooperate with the other houseparents in organizing social activities for boarding students, providing transportation on school vehicles for boarding students for a variety of activities, and monitor/assist the boarding students with their academic progress.

Qualifications

Married couple required; husband and wife should each submit a separate application. College degree preferred, high school diploma required.  Experience working with high school aged students, especially international high school-aged students, is desired.  Willingness to participate fully in the resident life of a boarding school is required.

Send Applications to: 

Ben Lippen School

Office of the Headmaster

Attn:  Sally Settle

7401 Monticello Road

Columbia, SC  29203

Phone/Fax:  (803) 807-4106 or / Fax (803) 744-1387

                                       

Security Officer

Security
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
January 02, 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 - Training for CDL license will be provided if applicant does not have one. 
  • 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.

Faculty/Director of the Psychology Program

College of Arts and Sciences
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 01, 2017

Summary

The Director of the Psychology program provides vision and leadership for the program, as well as serving as curriculum developer and instructor and interacting and advising students within the program. The Director will teach 21 semester hours annually within the discipline of psychology, with an additional 3 semester hours of administrative load credit.  The Director also serves as primary steward of educational department guidelines and policies.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership for the psychology program
  • Oversee the development and ongoing refinement of the psychology curriculum to ensure its consistency with CIU’s institutional mission and its suitability for vocational preparation and graduate programs leading to licensed service as a mental health professional
  • Work to expand the vision and course offerings of department
  • Advise and counsel students within the program
  • Assist the division chair and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in the recruitment and evaluation of adjunct faculty as needed
  • The Director must be willing to phone, e-mail, meet with, advise, review transcripts, guide, and/or provide information to those interested in the psychology major as appropriate
  • Endorse and model professional standards and proficiencies
  • Teach up to seven (7) college level courses per year (21 semester hours; 3 additional hours load credit are assigned for administrative responsibilities)
  • Work within the program budget in consultation with the division chair
  • Serve on committees as assigned within the university
  • Assist in training students via internships and practicum experiences as appropriate
  • Participate in faculty meetings at the college and university level; attend other appropriate events including chapel, conferences, and student events.
  • Yearly affirm the institution’s mission, doctrinal position, and community standards

Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of the disciplines associated with psychology, including but not limited to: research, psychological paradigms, human psychology, and counseling
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge in the mental, emotional, relational, and spiritual growth needs of people in clinical, academic, and church/mission settings
  • Provide creative vision for the program
  • Oversee and ensure the vitality of the curriculum
  • Ability to teach effectively at the college level, utilizing technology as appropriate
  • Competent in or able to learn and facilitate online education
  • Ability to judge competencies and character while remaining sensitive to the needs of those being served
  • Ability to use technology effectively in teaching as appropriate 
  • Understand the needs and trends associated with traditional college age students as well as the traits necessary for graduates of the psychology program to display
  • Ability to confront and resolve conflicts when necessary
  • Commitment to CIU’s mission and vision
  • Commitment to live within the standards of the CIU community
  • Design and implement effective instructional and counseling strategies and method
  • An earned doctorate (PhD) in Psychology from an accredited university is required
  • Possession of a Mental Health License (e.g. LP, LPC) or having the intention to secure one is required. (CIU seeks a faculty member who is a blend of researcher and practitioner.)
  • Some level of post-secondary training in biblical/theological studies is desired to ensure biblical consistency in one’s philosophy of teaching psychology in a biblical university
  • Some cross-cultural ministry is desirable
  • Preference is given to individuals with at least three years of experience teaching at the college level

Faculty/Director, Philosophy Major

College of Arts and Sciences, Higher Ed
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
July 01, 2017

Summary

The Director of the Philosophy program provides vision and leadership for the program, as well as serving as curriculum developer and instructor, interacting and advising students within the program, and teaching up to 8 courses per year (24 semester hours) within the discipline of philosophy.

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership for the philosophy program
  • Oversee the development and ongoing refinement of the philosophy curriculum to ensure its consistency with CIU’s institutional mission and its suitability for vocational preparation
  • Advise and counsel students within the program
  • Assist the division chair and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in the recruitment and evaluation of adjunct faculty as needed
  • Advise the library regarding acquisition and preservation of relevant materials (print and electronic)
  • Teach up to eight (8) college level courses per year (24 semester hours)
  • Supervise adjunct faculty as needed
  • Work within the program budget in consultation with the division chair
  • Serve on committees as assigned within the university
  • Assist in training students via internships and practicum experiences as appropriate
  • Participate in faculty meetings at the college and university level; attend other appropriate events including chapel, conferences, and student events
  • Yearly affirm the institution’s mission, doctrinal position, and community standards

Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of the disciplines associated with philosophy, including but not limited to: logic, classical, medieval, modern, contemporary, and moral philosophy
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge in ethics and the history of Western philosophy including the interconnections between philosophy and theology
  • Provide creative vision for the program
  • Oversee and ensure the vitality of the curriculum
  • Ability to teach effectively at the college level, utilizing technology as appropriate
  • Competent in or able to learn and facilitate online education
  • Ability to judge competencies and character while remaining sensitive to the needs of those being served
  • Understand the needs and trends associated with traditional college age students as well as the traits necessary for graduates of the philosophy program to display
  • Ability to confront and resolve conflicts when necessary
  • Commitment to CIU’s mission and vision
  • Commitment to live within the standards of the CIU community
  • An earned doctorate (PhD) in Philosophy from an accredited university is required.
  • Some level of post-secondary training in biblical/theological studies is desired to ensure biblical consistency in one’s philosophy of teaching philosophy in a biblical university
  • Cross-cultural ministry experience is desired.
  • Preference given to individuals with at least three years of teaching at the college level.

Ministry Care Faculty Member

Seminary & School of Ministry
Full-time
12 months
August 01, 2017

Summary

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

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