Staff Jobs

Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

The Athletic Department at Coker University 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 University. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

  • Recruitment of student athletes that are successful in the classroom as well as on the field.
  • Assisting with study halls. 
  • Assist with the administering of camps and clinics.
  • Assist with conditioning student-athletes for maximum performance.
  • Meet management and preparation.
  • 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.

Coker College (to be Coker University on July 1) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Institutional Research. The College is seeking an individual who is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with faculty and staff across campus; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative solutions; and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission.  

The Director of Institutional Research (IR) is responsible for providing leadership in the maintenance of all institutional data. The IR Director is a full-time, 12-month position with competitive salary and benefits who reports to the Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs.

Preferred qualifications:  

  • A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience is required with a documented record of productivity in positions of increasing responsibility.  
  • Experience with survey design, administration, and software is required and previous experience with Colleague student information system is preferred.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Completes various federal and state reports (i.e. IPEDS, National Student Clearinghouse, SC-CHE, NC-SARA, NCAA, etc.).
  • Provides data for various surveys.
  • Provides data and support for extramural grants and organizations.
  • Completes reports and responds to data requests from various campus constituencies.
  • Generates annual Institutional Research report.
  • Distributes and analyzes student and alumni surveys.
  • Coordinates with IT regarding faculty/staff requests for data.
  • Maintains and updates student information system for the Office of Academic Records.
  • Provides institutional effectiveness support in assessment and evaluation of student learning and efficacy of programs and services.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities/attributes:

  • Effective analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Demonstrated success in research design and statistical analysis and modeling.
  • Demonstrated record of managerial skills, leadership qualities, and professional growth.
  • Knowledgeable about the implementation of automated student data systems.
  • Robust project management and organizational skills with attention to details and deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and changing priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to effectively communicate technical information in verbal, written, and graphic form to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to interact with diverse constituencies.
  • Dedicated to excellent customer service.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and three current letters of recommendation to research.resumes@coker.edu.  

Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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 is now accepting applications in the Department of Athletics for the position of Graduate Assistant for Sports Information, there are two positions. Coker University, an NCAA Division II institution located in Hartsville, S.C., is a member of the South Atlantic Conference  and maintains 24 men’s and women’s intercollegiate sports. This is a 10-month position that will interact within the athletic department.

Responsibilities:  The successful candidate(s) will report to the Director of Athletics Media Relations an and will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of promoting Coker’s 24 NCAA Division II Athletic teams. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the primary contact for selected sports
  • Write post-game press releases
  • Keep statistics
  • Create game programs and publications
  • Assist in updating athletic website
  • Assist in submitting nominations for athletic awards
  • Assist in graphics development
  • Help manage Coker Athletics Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts  
  • Assist in video production
  • Keep regular office hours
  • All other tasks as assigned

Qualifications: Bachelors degree is required with major in journalism, communications, public relations or related field preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills required. At least one year of experience in an athletics media relations office is also preferred. Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and Stat Crew programs is essential. Familiarity with broadcasting, website content management systems, and video editing is preferred.

Application Process: Must be admissible to Coker University’s Master’s of Science in College Athletic Administration Program.  Compensation includes a stipend and tuition waiver.  Student is responsible for any fees.  Position is renewable (pending Athletics approval) for a second year. Position(s) begins August 2019.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until position is filled. Please email resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Jake Miller, Director of Athletics Media Relations, jmiller@coker.edu.  

Responsible for supervising student-centered processing of financial aid functions within the Office of Student Financial Services, including verification, application completion, study abroad, work study, online student services, and academic progress reviews; provides leadership and process guidance to staff. Reports to the Director of Student Financial Services.

Description of Duties

  • Assists with training and providing work direction and guidance to assigned staff; assists in reviewing and monitoring the work of staff to ensure compliance and accuracy with all federal and state policies and regulations
  • Resolves and/or assists in the resolution of problems and/or complaints and initiates corrective action as appropriate
  • Acts as liaison with other offices and constituents, both on and off campus, to help determine and resolve matters pertaining to the students’ enrollment, accounts, and academic concerns which may affect eligibility for financial aid
  • Verifies documents and maintains student generated information used to determine eligibility for financial aid awards using the Datatel Colleague system
  • Conducts need analysis and determines individual student eligibility for various aid programs
  • Advises students regarding academic and career objectives in relation to financial aid; reviews student status to determine continuance or increase/decrease of financial aid
  • Exercises considerable professional judgement in reviewing and approving/disapproving requests of aid amounts based on special circumstances such as a loss of income or extraordinary living expenses
  • Supervises office work-study employees
  • Coordinates with staff for the ongoing operation of the Office of Student Financial Services as needed
  • Assists in the administration of the College’s efforts to assure compliance with the Federal regulations and audit requirements as specified by the U.S. Department of Education and the State of SC
  • Serves on college committees as required or assigned, and serves as chair of the Financial Aid Appeals Committee
  • Supports institutional goals and objectives
  • Supports institutional policies, rules and regulations
  • Demonstrates adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork
  • Performs all duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in financial aid, student services, or a related field (counseling, compliance, or computer systems); Master’s preferred.

To apply, please complete the Coker College Employment Application 2019 and send a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and three current letters of recommendation to financial.aid.resumes@coker.edu

The Choral Enrollment Counselor will be responsible for representing Coker University to prospective students to achieve assigned enrollment objectives for the choral programs at the university.  This is a full time, non-exempt position reporting to the Vice President of Enrollment Management and offering competitive salary and full benefits.

Specific responsibilities include: 

  • Representing Coker University to prospective students to achieve assigned enrollment objectives for the choral programs at the university.
  • Personalizing contact with each student including conducting tele-recruiting activities, customized campus visits, off campus visits, and prioritize contact according to recruitment plan.
  • Reviewing student applications and make initial admissions decision.
  • Attending and assisting in planning and promoting on and off campus recruitment events that contribute toward team enrollment objectives.
  • Representing Coker University at high school choral events and state conferences; including weekend recruitment events on campus and overnight/weekend travel for off campus recruitment.
  • Assisting families with understanding the financial aid application process and working with the Office of Student Financial Services to develop personalized award letters and financial estimates.
  • Working with the Campus Visit Coordinator on developing and implementing on-campus events.
  • Working with performing arts faculty on planning private high school visits/workshops in choral related classrooms or other recruitment initiatives related to choral student recruitment.
  • Working with the Office of Institutional Identity on creating effective marketing materials for the choral program including videos, banners, emails templates, and other promotional materials.

 The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal and persuasive communication skills.
  • Goal oriented and aggressive in achieving enrollment goals.
  • Strong time management and the ability to travel extensively. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Choral program or experience knowledge and background. 
  • Strong presentation skills. 
  • Must be comfortable with working with performing arts faculty and staff on strategic recruitment efforts to attract choral prospects to matriculate.

 

Minimum Qualifications 

Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, a valid driver’s license and related experience in a professional environment.   

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to resumes.choralcounselor@coker.edu.    

Also, please complete the Coker University Employment Application Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Reporting to the Director of Online, Evening, and Bridge Admissions the  Admissions Counselor is responsible for monitoring all admissions files to ensure relevant information is received in a timely manner so that an admissions decision can be determined. 

 

Description of Duties:  

 Admissions to assist students with all aspects of admissions to include, but not limited to: 

  • Communicates with all potential students regarding information needed to complete admissions file. Documents communication in Salesforce. 
  • Given the normal work week, completes assigned Salesforce tasks within a 48 hour time frame. 
  • Collaborates with other staff members as it relates to documents needed to complete a file. 
  • Once admissions files are complete, works with the Director of Online, Evening, and Bridge Admissions to render an admissions decision. Notifies students of acceptance. 
  • Creates financial aid package and reviews information with students. 
  • Attends recruitment events, transfer fairs, etc. 
  • Assists with other related college events and activities as needed. 
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Online, Evening, and Bridge Admissions.


QUALIFICATIONS:
 

A bachelor’s degree is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Three to five years of higher education experience is also preferred. 

Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team. Accurate and attentive to detail. Well organized. Ability to courteously assist and support others. Ability to complete projects in a fast-paced, deadline – driven environment. Strong typing and computer application skills. Ability to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines. Ability to perform light physical activity (climb stairs daily, lift 10-15 pounds, and maneuver about campus). 

 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to resumes.admissions2019@coker.edu  and complete the Coker University Employment Application .

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach.  This position is responsible for administering, managing, and leading an NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Golf program in such a manner as to build and maintain a competitive, quality program that reflects positively on the image and reputation of Coker University.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Regionally and nationally recruit student-athletes that are successful in the classroom, on the campus, as well as on the course.
  2. Administer all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division II program, to include: developing the game and practice schedule, organizing and conducting team practices, hiring of a graduate assistant coach, and hosting successful golf tournaments.  
  3. Maintain a high level of contact with and communicate comfortably and effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, student-athletes, parents, alumni and donors. Participate in and support department and program fundraising, promotional and public relations events, campus and community outreach, and service projects.  
  4. Provide each student-athlete with the resources and leadership to develop to their full potential in the classroom, on the course, within the community, and prepare them for successful careers after graduation.
  5. Knowing and abiding by all NCAA, South Atlantic Conference, and university rules and regulations.  

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. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required, graduate degree is preferred.  Three to five years of coaching and recruiting experience in intercollegiate golf. Must be AED/CPR certified.  

This is a 12-month position reporting to the Vice President for Athletics.  Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to lgriffin@coker.edu.

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  This position is responsible for administering, managing, and leading an NCAA Division II lacrosse program in such a manner as to build and maintain a competitive, quality program that reflects positively on the image and reputation of Coker University.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Regionally and nationally recruit student-athletes that are successful in the classroom, on the campus, as well as on the course.
  2. Administer all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division II program, to include: developing the game and practice schedule, organizing and conducting team practices, hiring of a graduate assistant coach, managing the day to day operations of the program.  
  3. Maintain a high level of contact with and communicate comfortably and effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, student-athletes, parents, alumni and donors. Participate in and support department and program fundraising, promotional and public relations events, campus and community outreach, and service projects.  
  4. Provide each student-athlete with the resources and leadership to develop to their full potential in the classroom, on the field, within the community, and prepare them for successful careers after graduation.
  5. Knowing and abiding by all NCAA, South Atlantic Conference, and university rules and regulations.  

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. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required, graduate degree is preferred.  Three to five years of coaching and recruiting experience in intercollegiate lacrosse . Must be AED/CPR certified.  

This is a 12-month position reporting to the Vice President for Athletics.  Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to lgriffin@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.