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Custodian

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

Summary

The custodian performs routine custodial tasks in order to maintain classroom buildings in an attractive, orderly, and clean manner.  The custodian is responsible for maintaining the buildings and other related custodial tasks as assigned by supervisor.  

Responsibilities

  • Clean bathrooms and common areas according to prescribed manner.
  • Vacuum, sweep, mop, dust, clean glass in all assigned areas.
  • Empty trash containers in common areas.
  • Be alert for areas that need custodial attention and take appropriate action.
  • Be alert for fire or safety hazards and notify supervisor.
  • Be alert for any security problems, especially after hours, and notify security.
  • Assist custodial staff in performing scheduled tasks during school breaks.
  • Perform other custodial duties as required by supervisor.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • Fill in for absent custodians.

Qualifications

  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, brooms, mops, etc.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • Able to assist in medium to heavy lifting.
  • Able to be flexible with work schedule.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Two years custodial experience required.

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

 

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.

 

Ben Lippen School Varsity Swim Coach

Ben Lippen Athletic Dept
Part-time
August - October
August 01, 2018

Summary

The varsity swim soccer coach will work directly with the Ben Lippen athletic department. He/she will be responsible for supervising all levels of the varsity swim program including communicating and organizing all aspects of the swim team, scheduling swim meets and practices.

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.
  • Must have swim experience and preferably coaching experience.

For more information contact Kim Carlen at (803)807-4197, or complete the Ben Lippen employment application and send to: kim.carlen@benlippen.com

Adjunct Faculty for Dual Enrollment English

Ben Lippen Upper School
Part-time
5 months/varies
November 27, 2017

Summary

The Ben Lippen English adjunct faculty member is responsible to teach one section of Composition and Research 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

  • An individual who has a strong Christian worldview and is able 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.
  • 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

Adjunct Faculty for Dual Enrollment Psychology

Ben Lippen Upper School
Part-time
5 months/various hours
November 27, 2017

Summary

The Ben Lippen psychology adjunct faculty member is responsible to teach one section of General Psychology 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 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.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.
  • Masters 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

Graphic Designer

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

Summary

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

Online Studies Adjunct Faculty

Online Studies
Part-time
Varies
October 03, 2017

Summary

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

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

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

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

To apply, please complete and submit the Online Studies Adjunct Application.

 

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