Harvey Payne

Adjunct Counseling Professor

B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A. in Counseling, Denver Seminary; Psy.D., Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Harvey Payne is currently a Co-Director of the Psy.D. Program, Associate Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in Virginia and an adjunct faculty member in CIU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.  Previously, he served at CIU as the Dean for the College of Counseling, Associate Dean in Student Life and adjunct professor in the M.A Counseling program. Dr. Harvey Payne has been a clinical child and consulting psychologist in private practice in Washington County, Maryland and Franklin County, Pennsylvania. His specialization is in the evaluation and treatment of children for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, learning disabilities, social-emotional and behavioral disorders, developmental delays, and medical-related issues (e.g., pain management, adjustment to chronic illness or acquired injury). He provides agency and staff consultation, program development and staff training for various local agencies, residential facilities and schools. He has also served internationally as a consultant for the Kuwait Centre for Autism and the Oomit Corporation’s development of a center for disabled children in Astana, Kazakhstan.

B.S., Lancaster Bible College; M.A. in Counseling, Denver Seminary; Psy.D., in Clinical Psychology; Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; APA Internship, Worcester State Hospital and University of Massachusetts Medical Center; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Alfred I. duPont Institute, now the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

Clinical Practice:

Cedar Ridge Counseling Services and Children's Home, Williamsport, MD, Counseling Services Director, consultant, , 1985-1986, 1986-1990; United Social and Mental Health Services, Inc., Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, CT, Windham Community Hospital, Willimantic, CT, Crisis intervention and mental health consultations, 1987-1988; Human Resource Institute (Franklin, MA), nursing home consultant, 1988-1990; Private Practice, Waynesboro, PA, 1991-1995; Cedar Ridge Children's Home and School, Inc., Williamsport, MD,consultant, previously residential director and staff psychologist, 1991-2006.; Greencastle Family Practice, Greencastle, PA, Head staff of mental health department, 1995-1999; Frances Leiter Center, Chambersburg, PA, clinical director, 1996-2006; Summit Behavioral Health Services, Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, PA and Waynesboro Hospital, Waynesboro, PA, allied health professional staff and consultant, 1997-2006; Western Maryland Intensive Behavior Management Program, Hagerstown, MD, consultant, 1998-2006; Arc of Washington County programs: Autism Waiver Program, Children's Residential Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements program, Phoenix (Traumatic Brain Injury) Program, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program, Stepping Stones Program, Hagerstown, MD, consultant, 1998-2006; Clinical Child and Consulting Practice, Waynesboro, PA, 1999-2006; Catholic Charities, Chambersburg, PA, consultant, 1999-2006; Kuwait Center for Autism, Dhaiya Mubarak Abdullah, Kuwait, consultant, 2000-present; Oomit Corporation, Astana, Kazakhstan, consultant, 2004-present; Jeddah Autism Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, consultant, 2005-present; Columbia International University, adjunct faculty, Associate Dean of Personal Care and Counseling, Associate Dean of Student Services, resident faculty, Associate Dean of College of Counseling, 2006-present.


Wide variety of audiences such as parents, agency staff, regional seminars, Kazakhstan Medical Academy, Kazakhstan Children’s Hospital, Penn State University Mont Alto Campus, Child and Adolescent Service System Program Training and Technical Assistance Institute (Part of the Child Study Center in the Department of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University), and Frostburg State University.


  • Adams, W., Sheslow, D., Robins, P., Payne, H., & Wilkinson, G. Memory abilities in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. American Psychological Association convention, San Francisco, CA, August, 1991
  • Payne, H. I. (2001). The photograph game of emotions. In H. G. Kaduson & C. E. Schaefer (Eds.), 101 More Favorite Play Therapy Techniques. Northvale, New Jersey: Jason Aronson

Administrative Assistant - Athletic Department

Athletic Department
25 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
December 01, 2015


The Administrative Assistant to the Athletic Department performs all administrative duties delegated by the Athletic Director and serves as primary administrative assistant for the entire Athletic Department and the Moore Fitness Center Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Screen calls and visitors for Athletic Director, the Athletic department and Moore Fitness Center. 
  • Receive and facilitate postal mail, email, voicemail, and general inquiries coming into the Athletic Department.
  • Process and file PO’s, a large volume of invoices, bills, 7 credit card statements and interdepartmental charges for the Athletic department & Fitness Center working directly with Accounting department for appropriate transaction handling/record keeping.
  • Assist coaches in all aspects including recruiting, scheduling, games contracts, events, camps, etc.
  • Manage office supply resources and printer maintenance for Athletic Department and Fitness Center.
  • Assist with hiring and departure personnel procedures, including student workers.
  • Assist director with publication, policy, and procedure document revisions and communication.
  • Assist Athletic Director with all eligibility paperwork and communication with the NCCAA
  • Prepare for home athletic events by creating game inserts, flyers and posting signs.
  • Schedule Physical Plant/Maintenance & IT requests for the Athletic Department and Fitness Center.
  • Help with management of 10 student workers and their timesheets.
  • Coordinate summer camps and recruitment camp registrations, paperwork and receive all payments.
  • Maintain facility use agreements with internal and external constituents.
  • Help keep facility clean and orderly as needed or schedule cleaning.

Education and Training

  • College degree preferred.
  • Three to five years of administrative experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Work, Excel, and SharePoint.
  • Experience handling budgets, record keeping, and purchasing required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand general athletics and the CIU mission
  • Strong, proven interpersonal communication skills coupled with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to take initiative and to quickly learn new concepts and technologies.
  • Strong ability to work under deadlines while handling multiple priorities.
  • Experience with proofing and editing publications such as handbooks, policies, flyers & inserts.
  • Ability to make decisions based on Athletic Director’s and Fitness Center Director’s direction.

Enrollment Marketing and Communication Manager

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
November 09, 2015


The Enrollment Marketing and Communication Manager is responsible to collaborate with
CIU’s Admissions department and support in developing and implementing the neutral and stage-specific communications plan for recruiting prospective students. Additionally, the position manages all lead generation contracts and campaigns, and coordinates projects as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with Admissions in developing and monitoring the effectiveness of the neutral and stage-specific communications flow
  • Oversee the production and implementation of digital and print communications necessary for the neutral and stage-specific communication flow
  • Manage lead generation contracts and campaigns
  • Project management and coordination of auxiliary campaigns


  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing or related field required.
  • Three years related experience required; Higher education experience preferred.
  • Strong creative writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage communications plans and work collaboratively
  • Must be proficient in various communication platforms, including publications and web-related mediums
  • Effective project management skills
  • HubSpot certification preferred. (Required to acquire if not already certified.)

Instructional Design Manager

CIU eCampus
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
November 01, 2015


The Instructional Design Manager will assist faculty in developing and revising courses that utilize online, multimedia, and technology-enhanced learning objects utilizing the current CIU LMS (presently Moodle).  He/she will assist faculty and students with issues related to the effective use of the CIU LMS and eCampus LMS.  He/she will serve as the leader of the eCampus virtual campus development team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Instructional Design Manager will be responsible to lead the development of the CIU virtual campus by serving as an active member of the CIU Online Implementation Team.
  • Assist faculty in developing and revising courses that utilize online, multimedia, and technology-enhanced learning objects in collaboration with our eCampus partner, CapEd. 
  • Be responsible for effective faculty and student use of the CIU Learning Management System (currently Moodle) for all non CapEd courses including posting of these courses every term and/or subterm. 
  • Stay current on instructional strategies and technologies consistent with high quality online learning through professional development and networking with other professionals in online learning, distance education, and educational technology.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Experience in field preferred

Other skills and abilities needed: 

  • Basic understanding of the instructional design process
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (particularly Moodle) and other educational technology
  • HTML familiarity preferred
  • Strong team and organizational skills needed
  • Able to work in a dynamic atmosphere with a variety of faculty and staff members


Varsity Golf Coach

Ben Lippen School
November 01, 2015


The head varsity golf coach will work directly with the Ben Lippen athletic department. He/she will coach the varsity golf team as well as oversee and ensure his/her philosophy is carried out at all levels of the golf program.


  1. Must be a mature believer in Christ with a clear and persuasive personal testimony and demonstrate a lifestyle consistent with the teaching of Scripture.
  2. Must accept the Statement of Faith of Ben Lippen School and its educational philosophy.
  3. Must demonstrate initiative and organization in the performance of his/her duties.
  4. Must have strong leadership skills as well as exhibit strong interpersonal skills.

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
October 12, 2015


The Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) is responsible to lead in the design, implementation, and oversight of a University-wide marketing, enrollment management, alumni relations, and financial resource development plan, and athletics program that consistently presents Columbia International University’s mission, schools, ministries and programs to its various publics: prospective students, students, parents, alumni, Christian agencies, donors, local community, corporate and ministry professionals, and Christian community worldwide.  The VPIA is r

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Through the Director of Enrollment build a strategic operating plan to ensure the development and implementation of highly effective processes of prospective student communication, recruitment, admissions counseling, screening, financial aid counseling and awarding, and matriculation.
  • Through the Director of Financial Aid build a strategic operating plan to oversee the formulation, implementation and assessment of financial aid and enrollment.
  • Through the Director of Marketing build a strategic operating plan to provide strategic leadership and direction for corporate wide marketing efforts including advertising and public image, public relations, publications, publicity, branding, and web strategy for the University.
  • Through the Director of Development and Alumni Relations build a strategic operating plan to ensure the development and implementation of an effective program of alumni relations, enable alumni to participate in various ways to support the institutional mission, and ensure increased giving to scholarships and endowments.
  • Through the Director of Gift Receipting and Research build a strategic operating plan to ensure efficient processes for receipting donors to higher education and Ben Lippen School, maintain accurate donor records and compliance with processes as determined by auditors.
  • Through the Director of Athletics build a strategic operating plan to provide the agreed upon number of students and net tuition revenue from those students. Additionally, enhance the overall campus experience for all students resulting from a successful competitive athletics program. Ensure that all athletes and coaches reflect the mission like quality of CIU students as a whole.
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for University-wide development efforts for major donors, select foundations, maintaining strong connections with existing donors and foundations while creating and cultivating new relationships.
  • Lead in the preparation and management of budgets for the division.
  • Serve as Administrative liaison to The Institutional Advancement and Development Committee of the Board of Trustees.
  • Manage the performance and development of multiple staff.


Bachelors Degree (Masters Degree preferred) in marketing, public relations, communications or related field.  At least five years of relevant senior level experience.  Experience and/or education in biblical/theological/ministry field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Commitment to CIU’s biblical and community life, doctrinal standards, mission and educational goals.
  • Proven senior level management and organizational skills
  • Proven strategic vision in corporate development and marketing.
  • Ability to provide vision and direction in enrollment management and financial aid at a private university.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to teamwork, consensus building, and a desire to work in a collaborative academic environment.
  • Ability to communicate with and relate to donors on a personal basis with integrity.
  • Strong relationships with the business community and the ability to grow those relationships numerically and financially.

Administrative Assistant to the President

President's Office
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
October 12, 2015


To support the institutional head in accomplishing his duties by handling the daily operational needs of the office as well as acting as liaison to all areas, internal and external, of the institution.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform word processing and editing
  • Manage the president’s appointment calendar.
  • Organize the president’s speaking engagements and donor relation trips.
  • Receive and screen incoming telephone calls, email messages, and postal mail for the president.
  • Receive visitors/guests of the president
  • Disseminate information from the president throughout the institution. 
  • Act as Executive Secretary for the Board of Trustees. 
  • Act as Executive Secretary for the BLS Board of Directors. 
  • Maintain a tickler system for the President.
  • Establish and maintain a filing system including confidential materials (both electronic and paper copy).
  • Work with the president in budgetary formation/oversight.
  • Work with the president and appropriate vice-presidents/departmental heads to coordinate preparations and arrangements for special events.
  • Assist the president in preparation for teaching classes at CIU.
  • Maintain records of the president’s donor development activities in database.
  • Maintain Master Contact file with the president’s contacts.
  • Assist the president with various Bible studies.
  • Complete other assignments as requested by the president.


  • College or technical school training.
  • Five years of progressive secretarial and administrative experience.
  • Experience in higher education administration/Christian ministry preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills (in person, on the phone, in written communications).
  • Strong organizational/planning skills required (e.g., for Board meetings, committees, retreats, etc.).
  • Good working knowledge of clerical, computer, word processing skills.
  • General working knowledge of transcription equipment.
  • Good writing and grammar skills, with ability to compose the text of appropriate letters, either over your own signature or over the president's signature.  
  • Ability to take and produce accurate minutes (board meetings, committee meetings, etc.).
  • Ability to work with others (churches, travel agents, etc.) to make all necessary travel and accommodation arrangements for the president's on-the-road travels.
  • Must be able to make independent decisions when seeking to resolve difficulties in the daily operation of the office. 
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions about matters in the absence of the president and to appropriately prioritize items in the workload.
  • Ability to deal with various situations that may arise in the office with a pleasant and cooperative attitude. 
  • Ability to handle pressure due to the work-intensity and people-intensity of the job.
  • Ability to handle "ebbs" and "flows" of workload due to president’s schedule.  Flexibility to handle variety of tasks and unpredictable nature of president’s schedule.
  • Knowledge of higher education and especially knowledge of CIU as an organization preferred.
  • Ability to keep many matters in strict confidence.
  • Serious and mature, coupled with a good sense of humor.
  • Probability of staying with the job into the foreseeable future.


Faculty, Intercultural Studies

12 months/year
July 01, 2016


Focuses on teaching courses in Intercultural Studies at the graduate and undergraduate level; on-campus and on-line. Collaborates with the dean, other faculty members and staff to equip students for missional life, work, and ministry in a culturally diverse world and fulfill the university’s mission of educating people from a Christian worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.


Classroom instruction; Student relationships; Institutional representation; Professional engagement; Ministry involvement; and Personal growth, modeling Christ-like character and conduct.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of the disciplines related to Intercultural Studies and Missiology (Bible, Theology, History, Culture, Practice); Knowledge of and proficiency in the use of classroom and online instructional technology; Skill in public speaking, teaching, and written communication; Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students; Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and a collegial model of decision-making.


Earned doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) from an accredited institution, with content in the discipline area(s) to be taught; Teaching experience (five years preferred) in missiological and theological education at the graduate and undergraduate levels; Experience in intercultural ministry; Commitment to ongoing church and intercultural ministry.

Development Officer for Constituent/Donor Care and Prison Initiative

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
September 30, 2015


The Development Officer for Constituent/Donor Care & Prison Initiative serves the University in its fundraising endeavors through researching, identifying, establishing and cultivating relationships with prospective and current donors to communicate the mission and vision of CIU toward the goal of achieving higher education fundraising goals.  The Development Officer has primary responsibility to build and/or establish meaningful relationships with a targeted group of 1,200 donors for the purpose of increasing revenue for the University at large.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director to identify specific financial goals for the Prison Initiative
  • Research, identify and quantify specific strategies for reaching the established financial goal
  • Establish a personal schedule for travel when visiting and making telephone calls to donors to effectively communicate the mission, vision and funding needs of CIU
  • Identify the interests and needs of the donors with corresponding funding opportunities at CIU
  • Raise funds for the work of CIU by utilizing the resources provided through the Development office of CIU.  Effectively utilize the donor cultivation cycle (identify, research, communicate, involve, ask, thank, report)
  • Make specific requests for funding to constituents
  • Ensure timely completion of all contacts with donors including ministry updates, thank yous, special and lapsed donor calls
  • Identify and follow up on opportunities to present the CIU story and needs to potential major donors and successfully increase the number of those responding each year
  • Enter constituent contact information and updates into Raiser’s Edge in a timely manner
  • Insure the timely and accurate delivery of financial reports to internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and execute at least one annual fundraising event


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years successful experience in working with the public
  • High level of personal motivation, enjoy interacting with others, persuasive, exceptional communication skills (listening, written and verbal), and ability to overcome objections.
  • Significant planning abilities, decision making skills, be flexible, exhibit exceptional relationship skills, and must be results oriented.
  • Demonstrate a high level of energy, be positive and friendly and show a genuine interest in people.
  • Proficient in the use of computers including software programs such as Microsoft Office.

Administrative Assistant - Educational Programs in Chinese

Seminary & School of Ministry
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
September 01, 2015


The Administrative Assistant - Educational Programs in Chinese position provides administrative support and educational expertise for online programs offered in Chinese, with primary focus on degree program(s) addressing K-12 education. It includes day-to-day responsibilities as well as short- and long-term projects.


Provide educational expertise and support for the online MEd degree delivered in Chinese (70%)

  • Support MEd director who is tasked to guide degree-related decisions
  • Implement short- and long-range projects necessary to deliver the degree
  • Communicate with contacts and prospective students in China
  • Coordinate travel planning and production of recruitment materials
  • Coordinate transcription of English online courses in preparation for translation to Chinese
  • Translate documents and materials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English
  • Translate Lowrie Center materials from English to Chinese

Provide administrative assistance for the online MA (Theological Studies) degree delivered in Chinese (30%)

  • Coordinate transcription of English online courses in preparation for translation to Chinese
  • Translate documents and materials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English
  • Coordinate activities of contract recruiters and mentors


Education & Training

  • Bachelors degree in education required; master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in higher education office administration
  • K-12 teaching experience preferred
  • Cross-cultural experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Able to translate well from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese
  • Able to organize tasks, plan well, and work independently
  • Able to maintain accurate files and records
  • Familiar with US graduate-level education
  • Good computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail communication software


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