Faculty Jobs

Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

The Coker University School of Visual and Performing Arts seeks a three-dimensional artist and professor to join its Art Program for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art beginning August 2020. 

The faculty in all SVPA programs (Art, Dance, Music, and Theatre) are practicing professionals in their chosen disciplines. The Art Program is comprised of three full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty that teach approximately 45 majors. We are a NASAD accredited program, offering B.A. and B.F.A degree options. The B.A. is in Art with concentrations in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, and Art Education. The B.F.A. degree is in Studio Art. 

The primary responsibilities of the position include: 

  1. Teaching Sculpture courses (including assemblage, carving, installation, and performance)
  2. Teaching Ceramics courses (including hand building, wheel throwing, and sculptural 

    applications)

  1. Teaching foundation level courses (such as 3D Design and 2D Design) 
  2. Some teaching outside the dedicated studio area (e.g., art appreciation, art history); teaching to a comprehensive and rigorous undergraduate curriculum that includes in-seat and online instruction
  3. Assisting in the oversight of studio facilities and/or additional service responsibilities, especially the Woodshop and Ceramics Studio
  4. Advising/mentoring students to succeed professionally 
  5. Collaborating in the development and assessment of the art curriculum 
  6. Serving on Program and University committees
  7. Other responsibilities as defined by the University

The Art Program in the School of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking an individual who is motivated, collaborative, and inclusive, with a strong desire to lead our 3D area. The ideal candidate must 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; dedicated to helping build cross-disciplinary connections with other programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker University’s mission. The ideal candidate should have proven experience working with all levels of undergraduate students and should be comfortable teaching majors and non-majors.  Opportunities to teach study abroad courses are also available. 

Required Qualifications include an earned MFA in Sculpture, Ceramics, or related area. 

Preferred Qualifications include at least two years of teaching experience at the university/college level; experience as a practicing artist with a developing reputation and a record of professional, creative and/or scholarly achievement; an understanding of and an ability to teach contemporary theoretical and historical concepts in art; and the ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community. Experience in Art Methods is a plus. 

This is a full-time, 9-month position with competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate will report to the Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio of 20 examples of students’ work with descriptions, professional portfolio of 20 works with evidence of conceptual development, copies of academic transcripts, and complete contact information for three professional references to art.resumes.2019@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Portfolio materials (student and professional) should be uploaded as PDF, JPEG, PowerPoint slideshow or a website link. Review of application materials will begin immediately.

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.

 

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

Coker University’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 University’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.

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

The Coker University 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.  

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

Coker University’s Department of Language, Literature and Communication invites applicants to apply for the position Adjunct Faculty for the Spanish program. 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
  • 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 University’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.

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.