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Women's Softball Coach

12 months
July 01, 2017


The Head Softball Coach is responsible to supervise, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the women’s intercollegiate softball program.  This includes but is not limited to planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student athletes; managing the fiscal, academic, and spiritual aspects of the program; and providing visionary leadership and a strategic plan for the start-up and future of the softball program.  The coach will recruit CIU’s first softball team to begin competition in Spring 2019.


  • Directs all student-athletes and assistant coaches in the overall planning and execution of the intercollegiate softball program.
  • Embraces all aspects of developing, managing and running a women’s intercollegiate softball program, working independently and cooperatively with all CIU athletics and institutional staff.
  • Recruits quality prospective student-athletes that fit the mission and culture of CIU and ensures timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
  • Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed.
  • Monitors and maintains the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program and the university.
  • Plans all coaching and practice sessions in accordance with association regulations, including all preparation of facilities and equipment for practice.
  • Coaches team members individually and in groups, and demonstrates game techniques.
  • Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments.
  • Oversees the strength and conditioning programs for student athletes.
  • Manages all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the softball program.  
  • Promotes and markets the athletic department and softball program in the community.
  • Ensures adherence to all Association, Conference, and University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
  • Manages all aspects team travel.
  • The Softball Coach will be supervised by the Athletics Director.


  • Ability to teach and coach the game of softball.
  • Understanding of the role and challenges of the student-athlete.
  • Ability to successfully motivate a team.
  • Ability to work independently in all aspects of recruiting and management of the program.
  • Demonstration of Christian leadership and professional demeanor at all times.
  • Ability to utilize current technology and social media as it relates to the communication and promotion of CIU, the athletic department, and the softball program.
  • Ability to work together with other coaches within the athletic department and with other departments on campus.
  • Ability to work within budget parameters set by the Athletics Director
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Successful softball coaching experience required – college softball coaching experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated Christian ministry experiences, directly or indirectly involving softball.

Upper School Math Teacher

Ben Lippen School
Full-time: 10 months August – May
August 01, 2017


A Ben Lippen math teacher is responsible to teach six sections of upper school mathematics, including Algebra 2, Geometry, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC.



  • Collaborate with other members of the math department to continually revise and develop the math curriculum at Ben Lippen School.
  • Perform any other non-teaching duties as assigned by the upper school principal.



The ideal candidate for the upper school math teacher position should possess:

  • a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a closely related field (an advanced degree is preferred).
  • ACSI teacher certification.
  • two years of successful teaching experience in secondary mathematics.
  • content mastery of secondary mathematics ranging from Algebra-1 through AP Calculus-BC and AP Statistics.
  • AP Calculus experience preferred.
  • a demonstrated ability and interest to innovatively and appropriately bring technologies (including the iPad and TI graphing calculators) into the classroom in order to support student learning.
  • a clear desire and ability to teach in a student-centered, problem-based learning environment.
  • demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.


Ben Lippen School
12 months
July 01, 2017


The Headmaster is the Chief Executive Officer and the academic and spiritual leader of the school, reporting to both the Ben Lippen School Board and Provost of CIU. As CEO, the Headmaster works in close collaboration with the School Board and the administrative team to provide overall leadership and direction for the school. The Headmaster is expected to build upon the existing strengths of the school and to provide strategic, visionary leadership as the school enters the next phase of its development.



  • Develop a strategic plan in collaboration with the School Board and CIU and key constituents that articulates a clear, coherent vision for the future of BLS.
  • Evaluate the management structure and leadership currently in place for appropriateness relative to the emerging vision. Strengthen the administrative management team.
  • Increase the donor base, develop new major donors, grow the annual fund in donors and dollars, and develop a plan to fund the strategic vision that emerges from the planning process.
  • Evaluate the academic strengths of the school (curriculum, teaching pedagogy, admissions criteria, course offerings, support needs) for conformity with strategic plan and vision.
  • Develop and implement a long-term strategic plan for improvement and expansion of facilities.
  • Further strengthen the school's market position to maintain a stable enrollment.
  • In collaboration with the administrators, determine means to further strengthen student culture in the Upper School; specifically, identify strategies for the Upper School community (faculty and students) to build an even stronger ethos around greater trust, more student input and participation in chapel programs, a more effective approach to student leadership, and greater independence and responsibility on the part of students.
  • Determine how BLS can better integrate the international boarding student population - largely Asian - into a more unified high school community.
  • Review teaching pedagogy and student learning at all levels.
  • Oversee and ensure budgetary process within a balanced budget.


  • Must have strong Christian faith to nurture spiritual growth of the school.
  • Experience in a relevant educational environment is a necessity. The Headmaster will have had experience as an administrator in a Christian K-12 or secondary school as headmaster, an assistant headmaster, or a divisional leader.  Alternatively, he or she will be a committed Christian with a passion for Christian education, currently serving as an administrator in a secular private or public K-12 school.
  • The Headmaster shall have earned an undergraduate degree plus a graduate degree from an institution approved by the regional accrediting agency. 
  • The Headmaster shall have earned at least fifteen semester hours of graduate credit in administration and/or supervision either as a part of the graduate degree or in addition thereto.
  • Certification with ACSI is required.

Special Education and Learning Accommodations Coordinator

Ben Lippen School
40 hrs/week, Aug - May
August 01, 2017


The Ben Lippen Learning Accommodations Coordinator is responsible to:


The ideal candidate for the Learning Accommodation Coordinator position should possess:

  • a bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Master’s degree in Special Education and/or Education Specialist certificate preferred.
  • ACSI teacher certification.
  • three years of experience in a school setting.
  • strong administrative and interpersonal skills.
  • a strong knowledge and experience in the area of special education (in particular students who have Communication Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder, and Motor Disorder).
  • knowledge of the rights that private school students with special needs have to receive public school services.
  • understanding of College Board and ACT documentation requirements for students with disabilities.
  • knowledge of available scholarships for students with special needs.
  • a passion for developing and discipling students and investing in their spiritual formation.

Vice President for Information Technology

Information Technology
40 hours/12 months
March 13, 2017


The Vice President for Information Technology (VPIT) exercises leadership in assembling, developing, supervising, and evaluating a team of information professionals and support personnel in order to facilitate planning, research, acquisition, configuration, implementation, maintenance and security of information technology systems that support the business and academic processes within both divisions (Ben Lippen School and Higher Education) of the corporate institution.  The VPIT is responsible for working with executive, administrative and IT personnel across the corpo


  • Recruit, select, develop, supervise and evaluate a team of information technology professionals and support personnel who possess and are growing in the personal qualities, technical/professional competence, communication skills, and service orientation required to excel in support of both educational and operational effectiveness.                      
  • Engage in ongoing proactive assessment of all current informational systems to evaluate functionality, efficiency, integrity, cost-effectiveness and integration with a view to develop long-term strategic plans for system improvements to (a) ensure continuing growth and improvement in integrating best practice technological advancements that fit the needs and requirements of the institution’s processes, and (b) facilitate acquiring adequate financial, material, and human resources to implement the strategic educational plan.
  • Work with executive team, peers and subordinates to develop an annual budget that realistically reflects planning and policy decisions and optimizes access to and reliability of educational technology, IT systems and connectivity/productivity tools.  Facilitate procurement and monitor vendor agreements within appropriate protocols.  Monitor monthly variance reports to ensure that the department and each of its subordinate departments operate within budget parameters.
  • Work with executive team members, department heads, deans, support staff and appropriate standing committees to develop and implement policies and procedures governing acquisition/procurement, configuration, operational integrity, and security of information technology systems, and connectivity/productivity tools to advance institutional effectiveness.
  • Supervise the development of web components to facilitate the functionality and accessibility of database information to internal and external users.  The web modules would include a user interface to database systems that is convenient, intuitive and aesthetic while protecting both the security and the integrity of data.
  • Oversee the process of data mining to inform the decision making processes of the administrative and executive functions of the institution.
  • Supervise the maintenance of current information system products such that (a) requests for changes in structure or processes are evaluated for efficiency and effectiveness with a view to implement those requests that best serve the institutional processes, (b) all requests and incidents are prioritized in an equitable and timely manner, (c) incidents are corrected in a timely manner to ensure the least amount of lost time for the user, and (d) faculty, students, administrators and institutional end-users receive clear and prompt communication concerning requests, incidents, service/performance forecasts, non-performance variance reports, and follow-up assessment.
  • Work through Digital Marketing Channels such as Social Media, Search Engine Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization in order to generate leads for student recruitment and, in general, to expand the CIU community by extending reach and engagement with various constituency groups.
  • Work with the executive team, peers and subordinates to improve operational efficiency through technology enhancements as well as documenting and automating processes.


  • Broad knowledge of educational technology applications, information technology systems (hardware and software), connectivity/productivity tools, Web development, telecommunications, database architecture, and management information/decision support systems.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skill, particularly in regard to project management.
  • Facility with detailed technical documentation in an administrative database management system setting.
  • Strong leadership, management, and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and planning ability.
  • Ability to achieve operational improvement through well-designed assessment/follow-up cycles.
  • Ability to manage multiple budgets.
  • Ability to effectively address diverse needs in a medium sized, complex institution.
  • Bachelor's degree required.

Security Officer

40 hours/12 months
January 02, 2017


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.


  • 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.


  • 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
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. 


  • 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 - A CDL license is REQUIRED.
  • Experience with older buses is a plus, but not required. 
  • Flexible schedule

 If interested, please contact Kim Carlen at or (803)807-4197.

Financial Aid Counselor

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


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. 


  • 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


  • 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
12 months
August 01, 2017


  • 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.


  • Classroom instruction: Demonstrate excellence in classroom teaching, including proficiency in classroom and online instructional technology.
  • Student relationships: Advise and mentor students; foster student-faculty relationships by participating in student functions and small groups as appropriate.
  • Professional engagement: Participate in professional associations, research, and writing that support the professional discipline(s) taught.
  • Ministry involvement: Model consistent service in local church, mission, and/or marketplace contexts.
  • Personal growth: Model Christ-like character and conduct; exhibit growth in areas of personal challenge.


Corporate Commitment

  • Support of CIU mission and vision: Participates in growing a biblical university, encourages prospective students to attend CIU’s colleges, and promotes CIU’s other ministries.
  • Alignment with CIU values: Consistently advocates and practices CIU’s five core values.
  • Promotion of CIU culture: Cooperates with others, expresses opinions appropriately, supports decisions once they are made, and cultivate corporate unity.
  • Participation in CIU activities: Attends faculty meetings, chapels, prayer days, Homecoming, and other activities.


  • 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.


For more information, contact Dr. John Harvey at

Faculty Member – Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

College of Counseling
12 months
July 01, 2017


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.


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.


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;


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