Open Positions: 

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DANCE

Coker College (to be Coker University July 1), School of Performing and Visual Arts, invites applicants to apply for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance beginning August 2019 with the possibility of tenure track. Primary responsibilities include:

  • teaching all levels of modern/contemporary dance, somatics, dance history/dance appreciation, dance composition, dance improvisation, dance and technology;
  • teaching beginning  level ballet, world/cultural dance forms, and/or LMA;
  • serving as Director of Coker Repertory Dance Company (a pre-professional company);
  • choreographing for dance concerts;
  • mentoring student choreography;
  • advising students;
  • recruiting students;
  • maintaining the dance program’s regional profile;  and
  • serving on University committees and administrative work as assigned.

The ideal candidate is passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative pedagogy and courses; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission.  

Required qualifications include a Master of Fine Arts in Dance; the ability to teach all levels of modern/contemporary dance; proficiency in at least three of the following areas: somatics, dance history/appreciation, dance composition, dance improvisation, dance and technology; prior college teaching experience; and professional choreographic and performance experience. Preference will go towards those with a CLMA and/or the ability to teach world/cultural forms.

This is a one-year position with the possibility of tenure-track appointment thereafter, a competitive salary, and reporting to the Dean of the School of Performing and Visual Arts. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, artistic statement, copies of transcripts, links to choreography and teaching samples and contact information for at least three professional references to dance.resumes@coker.edu.

Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom.  Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 24 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is included among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as a “Best Bang for Your Buck” college in the southeast.   Located in Hartsville, South Carolina, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.

 

ADJUNCT- ENGLISH, COMMUNICATION, SPANISH AND RELIGION

CLASSIFICATION: ADJUNCT FACULTY STATUS: PART TIME (EXEMPT) LOCATION: HARTSVILLE, FLORENCE, MARION, REMOTE / ONLINE DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND RELIGION

Coker College’s Department of Language, Literature, Communication, and Religion invites applicants to apply for positions as Adjunct Faculty in English (first-year composition), Communication (public speaking), Spanish (first-year instruction), and Religion (introductory surveys). Primary responsibilities include:

  • organizing and presenting subject matter in a meaningful way to achieve intended learning outcomes for students that may include the main campus, satellite campuses, and online instruction;
  • evaluating student progress;
  • recording student grades and attendance in WebAdvisor;
  • and other duties as assigned by the department chair or program coordinator.

Applicants should be  passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission.

The ideal candidate will have experience teaching introductory college-level classes in the respective field of study. A post-undergraduate degree in the relevant discipline from an accredited institution is preferred.

To apply,  send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to resumes.llcradjunct@coker.edu. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.

 

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR- BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

CLASSIFICATION: ADJUNCT FACULTY STATUS: PART TIME (EXEMPT) LOCATION: HARTSVILLE, FLORENCE, MARION DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Coker College Department of Business Administration is seeking qualified applicants for part-time, adjunct teaching assignments in its Bachelor of Arts Business Administration and Bachelor of Science Business Management programs. Specific areas of expertise are needed in Finance, Marketing, Economics, Accounting, Management, and Law. The incumbent will be expected to teach a comprehensive and rigorous undergraduate curriculum on the main campus in Hartsville South Carolina and satellite campuses (Florence, Marion, Cheraw and Columbia, South Carolina). This is not a remote position.

Successful candidates should hold a terminal degree in Management, Marketing, Sports/Athletic Management or a closely related field, have significant professional experience, as well as demonstrably capable of effective teaching and accomplishment of student learning outcomes via traditional and online delivery.  

To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this time), and statement of teaching philosophy to resumes.businessadmin@coker.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.  

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR- SPANISH

CLASSIFICATION: ADJUNCT FACULTY STATUS: PART TIME (EXEMPT) LOCATION: HARTSVILLEDEPARTMENT/OFFICE: COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND RELIGION

Coker College’s Department of Language, Literature and Communication invites applicants to apply for the position Adjunct Faculty for the Spanish program beginning Summer 2016.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • organizing and presenting subject matter in a meaningful way to achieve intended learning outcomes for students that may include the main campus, satellite campuses, and online instruction;
  • evaluating student progress;
  • recording student grades and attendance in WebAdvisor;
  • and other duties as assigned by the language program coordinator.

Applicants should be  passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission.

The ideal candidate will be able to teach introductory Spanish language courses at the 100 level using a communicative approach.

A master’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution is required, and doctorate and/or prior teaching experience in a collegiate or K-12 setting are preferred.

To apply,  send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to resumes.language@coker.edu. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.


Applied Music Adjunct Instructors: OPEN POOL

POSITION: Applied Music Adjunct Instructors in Voice, Woodwinds, Percussion, and Brass (Multiple Vacancies).
STATUS: Part-Time, dependent upon student demand. Typically 1 half-day per week, variable.
SUMMARY: The Coker University School of Visual & Performing Arts is seeking multiple qualified applicants for part-time Adjunct Applied instructors. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and may be archived for future needs.
COMPENSATION: $333/credit. An additional stipend is available if commuting more than 25 miles.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Instruct 1hr (2 credit) or 30min (1 credit) applied lessons to majors, minors, and electives

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Instruct additional courses in candidate’s area of expertise, contingent upon availability and needs of the department
  • Collaborate with music faculty on occasional performance projects

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (Bachelor’s degree with significant teaching experience considered)
  • Demonstrated private applied instruction experience
  • Demonstrated performing experience
  • Proficient skills in piano
  • Eagerness to work with non-traditional and first-generation students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in area of expertise
  • Two or more years experience in private applied instruction at the post-secondary level
  • Classroom instruction experience at the post-secondary level

To apply, please submit a cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae or résumé, and a list of three references to resumes.musicprogram@coker.edu. Unofficial transcripts and performing samples may be requested at a later date. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled.

Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.

Collaborative Pianist/Accompanist

POSITION: Collaborative Pianist/Accompanist (Multiple Vacancies)
STATUS: Part-Time, dependent upon availability. Roughly 6–10 hours per week, variable.
SUMMARY: The Coker University School of Visual & Performing Arts is seeking multiple qualified applicants for part-time Collaborative Pianist/Accompanist vacancies beginning August, 2019. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
COMPENSATION: $30/hr. An additional stipend is available if commuting more than 25 miles

The various responsibilities of the pianists include:

  • Accompany the Coker Singers, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30–3:45 p.m.
  • Accompany the Coker Cantilena, Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00–12:50 p.m.
  • Accompany applied lesson(s)
  • Rehearse with students privately outside of applied lesson times, based upon level of applied lessons in which students are enrolled
  • Accompany weekly studio classes Mondays from 3:30–4:30 p.m. if assigned student(s) are scheduled to sing
  • Accompany assigned student(s) in Student Musical Recital, XX at 7:30 p.m.
  • Accompany assigned student(s) in junior or senior voice recital (if applicable)

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Accompanying dance courses such as ballet, contingent upon availability and experience of applicant
  • Collaborate with music faculty for additional performance projects

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in ensemble and studio voice accompanying
  • Ability to work well with an ensemble conductor
  • Ability to sight read
  • Willingness to assist ensemble directors with rehearsal leadership, i.e. sectional rehearsals
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor at all times
  • Bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent field experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in music
  • Two or more years of experience as an ensemble and/or studio voice collaborative pianist
  • Ability to read open score (from four-part choral octavo)

To apply, please send résumé and if possible an audio or video recording sample to resumes.musicprogram@coker.edu. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.