Open Positions: 

Graduate Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach

The Athletic Department at Coker College invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  This position is responsible for all aspects of an NCAA Division II women’s lacrosse program at Coker College. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  1.  Recruitment of student athletes that are successful in the classroom as well as on the field.
  2.  Assisting with study halls.
  3.  Assist with the administering of camps and clinics.
  4.  Assist with conditioning student-athletes for maximum performance.
  5.  Meet management and preparation.
  6.  Assisting with travel to away contests.

The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management. The ideal candidate is also dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus;  and has the ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  Strong typing and computer application skills, ability to courteously assist and support others and the ability to operate mobile devices, telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines is required.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission into the MSCAA program is required.  Experience as a intercollegiate Lacrosse Player and or coach, a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations are required.   AED/CPR certification prior to employment is also required.  

This is a 10-month position reporting to the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  Please send cover letter and resume to ckent@coker.edu.

Director of Athletics Media Relations

Coker College is seeking applications for the position of Director of Athletics Media Relations.   The Director of Athletic Media Relations leads and directs all aspects of the sports information office for a NCAA Division II athletic program. The person is responsible for implementing a comprehensive athletics communications plan to enhance the exposure of Coker Athletics. The person coordinates Coker Athletics communication including: schedules, game web casts, competition results and statistics, athlete/coach profiles, awards, service and interest stories. The person provides timely, accurate information to meet the needs of Coker fans, build campus and community interest, and tells the Coker athletics story.

The Director of Athletic Media Relations will:

  • Provide strategic direction for and maintain a comprehensive athletics communications program, including the Coker Athletics website (including current information for all sports, timely information on competition results; athlete, coach and staff profiles; service, interest, and student outcomes stories,
  • Oversee all social media marketing platforms (e.g. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SnapChat). Produce videos and interviews with student-athletes and coaches.
  • Supervise game day webcasting, programs, setup and personnel operating the scorer’s table, game statistics, and timely communication of results on the athletics website. Must be proficient with the use of Stat Crew and Genus NCAA livestat statistics programs.  
  • Oversee all broadcasting productions.
  • Oversee all athletics statistical compilation and reporting all scores and statistics to the conference and the NCAA.
  • Manage nominations for student-athlete of the week recognition and conference, regional and national end of the year awards.
  • Build a talented, diverse, and inclusive Sports Information team; supervise two graduate assistant Sports Information personnel, student interns, and game day staff (e.g. scorer’s table, statistics).
  • Establish and maintain good communication with radio, television,  print and electronic media representatives.
  • Work to a) enhance the visibility of the Coker Athletic program in the conference, state and nationally, b) advance the Coker mission, vision and branding, c) develop and implement printed and online materials aligned with Athletics design standards. Develop all major news releases (e.g. championship competitions, coaching appointments, NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship awards).
  • Provide student-learning opportunities (e.g. communication internships, directed studies, and Sport Management internships). • Maintain a permanent record of sports statistics, rankings, awards, photos, trophies; oversee sports information technology; and manage the sports information budget.

The ideal candidate has strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently, and is successful with time management. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required and a master’s degree is preferred.  3-5 years of intercollegiate sports information experience is preferred.

This is a permanent, full-time, exempt, 12-month position reporting to the Vice President of Athletics   Please send cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional reference, along with writing examples to lgriffin@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. 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 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.

 

Assistant Technical Director and Director of the Elizabeth Coker Performing Arts Center (ATD/PAC Director)

The Coker College Theatre Program invites applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Technical Director and Director of the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center.

As the Assistant Technical Director, he/she will collaborate with the Technical Director as needed including responsibility for assisting with maintaining and overseeing the scene shop, equipment, load-ins, strikes and realization of scenic and prop design elements for departmental productions.

As Facilities Manager, he/she will schedule and facilitate non-departmental events for the Watson and Black Box theaters, serve as FOH manager for the Watson Theater and provide and/or assist with facilitating AV services for several other campus venues.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • assisting with maintaining the scene shop and equipment;
  • assisting with load-ins;
  • assisting with strikes and realization of scenic lighting, sound and prop design elements;
  • scheduling and facilitating non-departmental events for Performing Arts Center;
  • serving as Front of House (FOH) manager;
  • training, mentoring and supervising student crews, FOH, and stage managers;
  • scheduling internal and external events for the performing arts facility;
  • recommending policy and procedure changes to the supervisor and reporting violations when necessary;
  • communicating with the college facilities office to ensure the performing arts center is safe for all constituents and remains fully operational;
  • and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; has the ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team; has the ability to courteously assist and support others; enjoys working with a diverse population; and has the ability to prioritize workflow in a fast paced environment involving heavy phone, walk-in and computer contact.  Additionally, the ideal candidate has familiarity with scenic construction, light hang/focus, ETC Ion, sound (setup, recording, playback, and live mixing with both analog and digital mixers), basic rigging techniques, and Vectorworks or AutoCAD software.

Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field or the equivalent work experience and experience working with dance, theater, music, and student workers.  The preferred candidate is a theater professional who has earned a bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater and several years experience, or who has a bachelor’s degree plus two years of progressive experience in technical theater, i.e., a working knowledge of stage rigging, stage lighting, and institutional audiovisual equipment.

Evening and weekend hours are required.  The work schedule includes irregular hours, evening and weekend work.  

This is an exempt, full time position reporting to the Chair of the Dept. Of Dance, Music and Theatre.  To apply, send a cover letter and resume to artcent.resumes@coker.edu and complete the Employment Application.  

The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 5 for value among colleges in the Southeast region.

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.

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.