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Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Adjunct Faculty in Art, Art Appreciation

Coker University’s Art Program, housed in the McCall School of Visual and Performing Arts, invites applicants to apply for the position of Adjunct Faculty in Art, Art Appreciation. 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 and online instruction;
  • evaluating student progress;
  • recording student grades and attendance in CobraStop;
  • and other duties as assigned by the program coordinator or dean of the McCall School of Visual and Performing Arts

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

The Art Program offers art appreciation courses on campus (in-seat) as well as online. The ideal candidate will have a post-undergraduate degree in art history, studio art, or a discipline related to visual art from an accredited institution. However, relevant professional experience within these disciplines may be acceptable in lieu of a post-undergraduate degree. It is preferred that candidates have experience teaching courses in art appreciation, art history, or a visual art discipline. 

To apply,  send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.

 

CLASSIFICATION: ADJUNCT FACULTY STATUS: PART TIME (EXEMPT)
LOCATION: HARTSVILLE, REMOTE / ONLINE
DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Coker University’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applicants to apply for positions as Adjunct Faculty in English (first-year composition), Communication (public speaking), and Spanish (first-year instruction). 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 their 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, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. 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,  send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.

Coker University’s Wiggins School of Education invites applicants to apply for the position of Adjunct Faculty in Education to teach in the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instructional Technology online program.  Primary responsibilities include:

  • organizing and presenting subject matter in a meaningful way to achieve intended learning outcomes for students;
  • evaluating student progress and recording student grades and attendance in CobraStop;
  • managing online asynchronous learning experiences using Blackboard;
  • responding to student communication and providing constructive and robust feedback in a timely manner;
  • following the policies and procedures of Coker University and the Wiggins School of Education

Qualifications: Master’s degree in education with experience in curriculum and/or instructional technology; experience teaching online; K-12 teaching experience. Applicants should be passionate about teaching and dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with faculty and students. 

To apply,  send a cover letter with teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application

 

CLASSIFICATION: ADJUNCT FACULTY STATUS: PART TIME (EXEMPT)
LOCATION: HARTSVILLE, REMOTE / ONLINE
DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS

Coker University’s Department of Sciences and Mathematics invites applicants to apply for positions as Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics. 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 and online instruction;
  • evaluating student progress;
  • recording student grades and attendance in CobraStop;
  • and other duties as assigned by the department coordinator or dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences

Applicants should be passionate about teaching; dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute their 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 mathematics. A post-undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution is preferred.

To apply,  send a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.

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 their 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, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Official transcripts will be required but may be submitted later in the process.

Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the Interim Assistant Dean of Humanities and Sciences  position beginning July 2021.  This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with a four-course teaching load over the academic year, reporting to the Dean of the Coker College of Humanities and Sciences.

The Assistant Dean of Humanities and Sciences, in collaboration with the Dean of Humanities and Sciences, will assist with providing collaborative leadership to support initiatives in humanities and sciences program areas. With a commitment to the mission of the student-centered university, the Assistant Dean  is expected to effectively understand and communicate policies and procedures among faculty and students.  Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in related content area and at least five years experience in higher education. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the program coordinators to prepare the schedule of classes and to submit the schedule of classes to the dean;
  • Collaborate with the dean in the search for new faculty members for any program in the department;
  • Consult with the dean and the program coordinators on the hiring and evaluation of adjunct faculty; communicate with adjunct faculty concerning policies and procedures; work with the program coordinators and Office of the Provost to confirm adjunct and overload contracts; work with program coordinators to evaluate all adjunct faculty; 
  • Support the dean in investigating potential recommended capital expenditures for facilities and equipment for each program; 
  • Support the Dean in developing budget requests for each program for the forthcoming budget year;
  • Collect and review the syllabi for each course  and submit syllabi to Provost’s Office;
  • Serve as liaison to the General Education Committee to confirm Humanities and Sciences faculty are including required syllabus elements and assessment requirements in all Pillar courses; 
  • Serve as liaison to the Provost’s Office to confirm courses for Acadeum and to provide supporting materials to include the preparation and submission of general syllabi for online Acadeum courses;
  • Collaboratively engage in the shared governance of the University;
  • Foster collaboration among University leadership;
  • Support the efforts of strategic planning to reach University goals;
  • Teaching responsibilities and other duties as assigned.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial  transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the  successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Coker University has a unique opportunity for a nursing educator who would like to move into an administrative role. Under the mentorship of the Dean of Nursing, the Nursing Program Director would have a reduced teaching load to allow time to assist with building a new and innovative, student-focused nursing program. This opportunity will provide the applicant with the knowledge and skills needed to develop new curricula, excel in the accreditation process, and build a high functioning team that contributes to a healthy work environment. As expertise in this role grows, so too can the scope and level of responsibility for this position.  

Responsibilities:

The role of the Program Director, as a 12-month faculty position with administrative responsibilities, is to teach and assist the dean with administrative oversight of the nursing programs. Principal duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a teaching load of 3 courses (6 to 9 credits) in the fall and spring semesters and 1 course (3 credits) in the summer semester
  • Assist the Dean to:
    • Develop and  oversee the undergraduate nursing curriculum and future program reviews in alignment with accrediting body 
    • Work collaboratively clinical partners to maintain  clinical sites and partnership initiatives
    • Support the recruitment and assignment of faculty based on required competencies 
    • Ensure that undergraduate policies are implemented fairly and in a manner that is consistent with their intent; review and act on requests for exceptions to policies and regulations
    • Oversee and manage course scheduling in collaboration with the registrar
    • Monitor the academic progress of students within the program
  • Advance Coker’s educational mission and core values through the undergraduate and graduate  nursing programs and serve as an advocate for learners at all levels 
  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with faculty, staff, students, and future alumni
  • Collaborate with other department regarding instructional resources
  • Assist in the planning and development of  appropriate policies for the nursing programs
  • Collaboratively engage in the shared governance of the University
  • Foster collaboration among University leadership
  • Support the efforts of strategic planning to reach University goals
  • Serve as the Dean of Nursing in his/her absence
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications include:

  • Earned master’s degree in nursing and earned doctorate in nursing or related field (PhD, DNS, DNP); may consider an otherwise qualified applicant who is completing doctoral coursework; Successful teaching and leadership experience in a nursing education program 
  • Licensed (or eligible) to practice nursing in South Carolina
  • Experience with nursing accreditation preferred

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial  transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the  successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu  and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Technical Director and Clinical Instructor for the McCall School of Visual and Performing Arts beginning August 2021. This is a full-time, 9-month position with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Dean of the McCall School of Visual and Performing Arts. 

Preferred qualifications include a Master of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre or Design or a related field with skills in some combination of scenic construction, lighting, and/or sound with experience in producing theatre and/or dance. With the expectation of teaching six (6) credit hours per semester of introductory-level production courses, a background in teaching online, face-to-face, and hybrid courses is preferred. As Technical Director, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the Technical Director for School of Visual and Performing Arts events
  • Manage the day-to-day technical operations of the Performing Arts Center in conjunction with the Director of Performance Services
  • Manage and Train Student Crews for all events
  • Supervise Work-Study employees
  • Design opportunities if desired

Occasional evening and weekend hours. 

The University is seeking an individual who 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.  

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the  successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu  and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science beginning August 2021 with the possibility of a tenure-track appointment thereafter. This is a full-time, 9-month faculty position with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences. 

Preferred qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in computer science, information systems, information technology, or a related field. The candidate will be responsible for  creating a new program of study in information technology/information systems that would allow students to concentrate on areas of study such as system administration, network design/implementation, or enterprise information systems. Previous experience in industry or program management, as well as experience teaching online, face-to-face, and hybrid courses, are preferred.

The University is seeking an individual who is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; who is eager to build a new program by implementing innovative ideas; and who is committed to actively contributing to Coker’s mission. The successful candidate will be expected to advise students, be involved in appropriate student organizations, and fulfill normal institutional service obligations. The successful candidate should also be willing to engage in and recruit industry representatives to the program’s advisory committee.

To apply, please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu  and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is 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.