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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.

Administrative Assistant

Chief Financial Officer
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
November 08, 2016

Summary

The administrative assistant provides administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer and the departments he oversees in order to ensure that they operate efficiently.  This support includes: maintenance of filing and recordkeeping systems; scheduling of tasks; liaison and communications with constituents; report preparation; clerical assistance; writing of policies and procedures; and continuous improvement of operating practices.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the processing of claims for property, automobile, and liability incidents as well as the processing of workmen’s compensation claims.  This also includes the processing and investigating of claims, working with the adjusters, and follow-up of claims as well as the injured employee.
  • Assists with the administration of the beverage contract as well as other vending contracts. Reports service and product needs. Processes commission checks and keeps sales representative informed of CIU and BLS beverage issues. Reports other vending issues and needs as necessary.
  •  Assists with the administration of the vehicle fleet. Keeps up-to-date files on all CIU and BLS vehicles.  Pays taxes & registration fees for all vehicles. Sends new tags and registration to Physical Plant to be put on vehicles. Makes sure all CIU and BLS owned vehicles have tax exemption status with the Department of Revenue. Assists with vehicle sales and purchase paperwork and notifying Dept of Rev & DMV of all such transactions. Schedules glass repairs for all vehicles as needed. Maintains and updates vehicle title binder.
  •  Assists with the administration of the Staples Advantage Corporate account. Assumes liaison with Staples representative. Assists CIU and BL with setting up and maintaining Staples Advantage accounts for their departments. Reports and follows up on issues with orders and deliveries.
  • Facilitates the car rental program and billing.
  • Coordinates the driver approval system and training of mini-bus drivers.  Sends annual drivers questionnaires.  Maintains updated list of approved students, faculty/staff, mini-bus, and CDL drivers.
  • Processes requests for campus events. Assists with the coordination of facilities and services for each event.
  • Provides recordkeeping and processes paperwork for various deferred giving instruments (life insurance policies, donor advised funds, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, estates).  Maintains related files (e.g., contracts, correspondence, death certificates, etc.).
  • Manages periodic payments (sets up ACHs, verifies checks were written and letters sent, etc.) for donor advised funds, charitable gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual workmen’s compensation audit and the Department of Labor employee injury and illness report.
  • Supplies data for the preparation of annual charitable remainder trust tax returns.
  • Provides ad hoc administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer (filing and recordkeeping; report preparation; clerical assistance; writing of policies and procedures; etc.).

Qualifications

  • Computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Operation of office equipment (copiers, scanners, phone systems, fax machines)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organized
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 to 2 years of administrative experience

CIU Men’s Soccer Coach

Athletics
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
October 18, 2016

Summary

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.

 

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • 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.
Part-time
10 - 15 hours per week
October 18, 2016

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

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. 

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.

 

Please contact Scott Jones at (803)807-4198

Financial Aid Counselor

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

Summary

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. 

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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
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.

Faculty Member – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

College of Counseling
Full-time
12 months
August 01, 2016

Summary

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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; jharvey@ciu.edu

Administrative Assistant to Alumni and Development

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

Description

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.
  • 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.

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

Enrollment Counselor, Undergraduate

Admissions
Full-time
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
April 22, 2016

Summary

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 

Qualifications

  • 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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