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Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the founding Chair of Nursing position beginning January 4, 2021, to help establish a new bachelor’s degree program in nursing.  This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Provost and Dean of Faculty.  

The University is seeking an individual who is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; eager to contribute interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker’s mission.   The incumbent will be expected to lead the process of curriculum/program development and South Carolina Board of Nursing approval in their first year, prior to the formal launch of the program, along with establishing the accreditation timeline.

Purpose: The Chair of Nursing will provide collaborative leadership and strategic vision to establish the bachelor’s degree in nursing program. With a commitment to the mission of the student-centered university, the Chair of Nursing is expected to effectively understand and communicate the value of nursing within a liberal arts university to internal and external audiences.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as academic administrator for the nursing program:
    • Establish and oversee the undergraduate nursing curriculum and future program reviews in alignment with accrediting body 
    • Work collaboratively with our partnering regional medical center to establish clinical sites and partnership initiatives
    • Support the recruitment and assignment of faculty based on required competencies and complete annual evaluations of faculty 
    • 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
    • Monitor the timely completion of required University reports
    • Manage budgetary expenses
  • Advance Coker’s educational mission and core values through the undergraduate nursing program and serve as an advocate for learners at all levels 
  • Provide collegial and dynamic leadership for the faculty, staff, students in the nursing program
  • Establish and maintain effective professional relationships with faculty, staff, students, and future alumni
  • Support the efforts for recruitment of students by collaborating with the Admission Office
  • Attract external funding from federal agencies, corporations, foundations, and interested donors to support the nursing program
  • Collaboratively plan and develop appropriate policies for the nursing program
  • Collaboratively engage in the shared governance of the University
  • Foster collaboration among University leadership
  • Support the efforts of strategic planning to reach University goals
  • Teach classes within the program
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications include:

  • Earned master’s degree in nursing and earned doctorate in nursing or related field (PhD, DNS, DNP)
  • Successful teaching and minimum of three years administrative experience in a nursing education program 
  • Licensed (or eligible) to practice nursing in South Carolina
  • Experience with CCNE and/or ACEN accreditation 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Faculty in the nursing program

The successful candidate would possess:

  • Experience working with competing priorities and multiple time-sensitive projects
  • Ability to make effective decisions and take independent action
  • Strong listening, speaking, and writing skills to communicate with a variety of constituencies inside and outside the University

To apply, please upload a current curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and contact information for three references to resumes-nursing-chair@coker.edu

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: 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 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, 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 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 mathematics. A post-undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited institution is preferred.

To apply,  send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to resumes-adjunct-math@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: 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.

The Coker University School of Business is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Visiting Instructor of Sport Management beginning in Spring 2021. The primary responsibilities of the position include teaching assignments for online course instruction at the graduate and undergraduate level.

The University is seeking an individual who is passionate about teaching online and dedicated to developing meaningful, interactive classes for the online environment.

Preferred qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Sport Management or related field and experience teaching online. 

This is a full-time position responsible for eight courses taught over the fall, spring, and summer terms with competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidate will serve as program coordinator for the MS in College Athletic Administration program and will be responsible for reviewing admissions applications, advising students, and completing required assessment reports for that program. The individual may work remotely, but may be required to come to our main campus in Hartsville, SC on an occasional basis.

To apply, please send resume to 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 visiting-instructor-sport-mgmt@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.