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Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the full time position of Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball. Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in planning, conducting, and supervising all basketball practices and conditioning sessions.  
  2. Assist in recruiting student-athletes of high academic and athletic abilities within Coker University, South Atlantic Conference, and NCAA regulations.  
  3. Oversee study tables, practice, individual workouts and other duties as assigned. 
  4. Assist in the monitoring of the academic progress and eligibility of student athletes.
  5. Assist with preparing the game schedule. 
  6. Extensive travel is required.  
  7. Perform other duties as responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or the Head Coach.  

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.  

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, masters preferred.  Experience with an intercollegiate baseball program, a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.  In addition, the successful applicant must be AED and CPR certified.  

This is a 12month position reporting to the women’s basketball head coach.   Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references  to mdevore@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.

 

Coker University is now accepting applications in the Department of Athletics for the position of Graduate Assistant for Sports Information, there is one position. 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 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: Bachelor’s degree is required with a 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) December 2020.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Jake Miller, Director of Athletics Media Relations, jmiller@coker.edu.

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 seeking qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Wellness.  This position is responsible for personnel management, training, planning, communications, budget coordination, decision making, program development, evaluation, and assessment.  The primary goal of this position is to complement the academic mission of the university by providing the campus community with programs that foster personal growth, development, and engagement in campus life.  This position is also responsible for developing recreation and wellness opportunities for all constituents of the institution, to include students, faculty, and staff.   

This position is responsible for the administration and operation for the area, as well as the development and implementation of long-range strategic plans.  Responsibilities include and are not limited to: 

  1. Develop, lead, and manage a comprehensive University recreation and wellness program for male and female, traditional and non-traditional students, faculty, and staff; plan and develop a wide range of activities to include a variety of interests.  
  2. Develop an educational plan to teach and promote lifelong activity geared toward wellness for students, faculty, and staff. 
  3. Engage in effective, collaborative working relationships with diverse populations in order to provide optimal service to diverse student populations and campus constituents.   
  4. Schedule facility usage as required and provide staff oversight during the assigned times. 
  5. Supervise recreational events and ensure supervision of all other events. 
  6. Manage the budget for recreation and wellness activities. 
  7. Prepare and disseminate policies for all recreational and wellness activities.  
  8. Hire, schedule, and supervise student workers assigned to recreational activities and other areas of responsibilities. 
  9. Schedule all recreation and wellness events, including; sign ups, captain’s meetings, scheduling of results, sending notices, and updating IM Leagues on a consistent basis. 
  10. Keep up to date on key developments in the field of recreation and wellness.  
  11. Foster partnerships with shared use facilities and make recommendations for strategic facility improvements/needs.  
  12. Foster partnerships both on campus and within the Hartsville community to broaden wellness opportunities.  
  13. Demonstrated respect, support, and encouragement of diverse and inclusive teams
    and decision-making.
Requirements:
  1. Master’s degree preferred in an appropriate area of specialization and three-five years of appropriate experience or bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of appropriate campus recreation and wellness experience.  
  2. Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications.    

To apply, please send a resume to resumescampusrec@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 Student Accounts Manager.  Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer this position operates as the University Bursar. 

The Student Accounts Manager is responsible for the overall operations of student account services, billing and receivables, and cashiering functions, as well as providing leadership, vision, planning, and direction for the Student Accounts department.  Supervisor Student Accounts Coordinator(s) and ensures that the staff are familiar with office policies and procedures and establishes internal control procedures and safeguards university resources in accordance with policies and regulations. The Student Accounts Manager will be a collaborative, strategic, forward-looking thinker, and doer who demonstrates integrity, confidentiality, and attention to detail and accuracy. 

Minimum Requirements 

 Bachelor’s degree in business from an accredited college or university with 5 – 7 years of experience in a similar position or field.  3-5 years of supervisory experience also required.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. 

Must have knowledge of Internet Software; Spreadsheet Software (Excel/Google Sheets); Word Processing Software (Word/Google Docs); Presentation software (PowerPoint/Google Slides); and Enterprise Database software systems (preferably Ellucian Colleague).

Major Job Functions.

Oversees the overall operations of student account services, billing and receivables, and cashiering functions of the University to ensure outstanding customer service to Coker University students.

Provides direction and leadership and ensures compliance with university, state, and federal regulations and standard operating procedures.

Establishes and implements short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement.

Responsible for reviewing and updating all standard operating policies and procedures for the Student Account area.

Responsible for processes related to billing tuition and fees, and collecting payment

Communicates clearly and cooperatively with other student facing departments as needed to ensure a seamless experience for students.

Assists in creating communications to students and/or campus as needed;  Responsible for the annual processing of 1098-T statements for the University;  Assists with process improvement with systems, departments or students. 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Under the limited supervision, the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)  Director, manages the activities of the Student Support Services Department, including the development and implementation of program goals and objectives.  Supervises and evaluates program staff, manages federal, state, and local budgets and coordinates program activities including tutoring, advising, and counseling.

Minimum requirements

A master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or a related field required.   Experience in federal grant writing, grant management and student services preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of the policies and procedures of programs offered in Student Services, considerable knowledge of the basic principles and theories of Student Development and educational administration.  Considerable knowledge of the techniques of individual and group counseling.  Ability to provide supportive counseling for a wide range of student problems and concerns.  Ability to communicate effectively.   

Major Job Functions

  1. Manage the overall operations of the Student Support Services department, program, and budgets to accomplish the purposes and objectives outlined in the approved grant proposal.
  2. Monitor, supervise, and provide leadership for program staff to ensure the effective performance of assigned tasks and accomplishment of project objectives.
  3. Administer and monitor the progress of the SSS program’s goals and objectives.  Delegate work assignments, evaluate results and compile data to measure program effectiveness.
  4. Oversee the compiling and collection of statistical data regarding the evaluation of program effectiveness for reporting and grant proposal development to stakeholders (the department, the college, and the U.S. Department of Education).
  5. Plan and implement enrollment & recruitment activities, review student eligibility statuses to ensure compliance with criteria, enroll and serve SSS program participants. Oversee the monitoring of student files and case management. 
  6. Perform other duties as required.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to trio-sss-director@coker.edu  and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Coker University is accepting applications for the position of Vice President of Administration and Finance.  Reporting to the President, this is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment.  Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package.

Position Summary:

The Vice President for Administration & Finance is a member of the President’s executive leadership team with responsibilities for budgetary and financial accountability and creating financial and administrative strategies to support and enhance institutional and strategic priorities. Personal attributes should include strategic vision, excellent leadership skills, a strong work ethic, high energy, excellent written and oral communication skills, tact and confidentiality, a sense of humor, and unquestionable integrity.

Principal Duties:

  • Direct and provide financial oversight of the University’s financial and administrative operations including fiscal planning, budget development and control, accounting, purchasing, inventory, information technology, human resources, payroll, facilities management, environmental safety, bookstore, contract administration, and risk management;
  • Provide campus leadership for facilities planning and construction, capital budget planning and analysis, and appropriate internal control for fiscal and legal compliance;
  • Represent the University on budgetary and administrative matters with state governments, the federal government, private sector, and the general public;
  • Maintain consultative working relationship with appropriate faculty, staff and student governance groups and committees in program and policy development;

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business, finance, economics or an advanced degree in fields related to the vice president’s responsibilities.
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively responsible administrative experience; evidence of vision, collaboration, as well as a service and entrepreneurial orientation in developing progressive financial and business policies and practices;
  • Experience and expertise in strategic, comprehensive, multi-year budget development and implementation, in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of financing techniques, financial and ratio analysis, familiarity with business and finance operations;;
  • Ability to crystallize complex financial information into lay terms and to effectively articulate the University’s financial vision, strengths, goals, and requirements to a wide range of audiences, both internal and external;
  • Experience with strategic planning, campus master planning, and the ability to apply critical, conceptual and strategic thinking to important financial, academic and administrative issues across the University;
  • Understanding of the collaborative role that an accounting office can play in helping budget managers make wise strategic and tactical decisions with resources;
  • Executive-level problem-solving and organizational skills and the ability to function in a complex, high demand environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Ability to lead effectively within and across units, using collaboration, strong listening skills, and persuasion to guide decision-making and influence critical operations; a proven team player, with the ability both to advocate and to partner with others; as well as skill as a negotiator and experience reviewing and realigning systems, policies and personnel;
  • Commitment to embracing and enhancing diversity, affirmative action, and equal opportunity;
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and goals of a liberal arts education and a willingness to play an active role in the life of the university.
  • Ability to travel and work evening and weekend hours as necessary.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coker University is accepting applications for the position of Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communication,  This is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment.  Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package.

The Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communications is responsible for the execution of Coker University’s marketing, communication and branding strategies. The Vice President plans and directs marketing and communication activities in alignment with and in support of Coker’s mission, vision and goals in order to advance the academic reputation and overall brand of the university. 

The Vice President reports directly to the President and as a member of the Executive Leadership Team team serves as the lead communications counselor and marketing officer for the university. In conjunction with executive leadership, the Vice President develops core marketing messages that enhance the university’s reputation and ensures that the university is well-positioned as a leader in higher education. 

As the university’s communication and brand management leader, the Vice President will be responsible for managing all the university’s public relations and communication functions. The Vice President directs all communication strategies for external constituencies, internal communication strategies that support a cohesive and well-informed university community and manages all communication aspects of crisis and issues management. Marketing and communication initiatives under the direction of the Vice President include brand awareness and ad campaigns, media relations, university publications, interactive and digital marketing, social media, collateral and implementation of market research and market segmentation strategies. In addition, the Vice President serves as a principal media liaison and will be both a university spokesperson and co-strategist to the President in their role as the chief representative for the university.

Essential Functions 

  • Provide vision and leadership for Coker University’s integrated marketing and communication operations.
  • Develop a comprehensive and proactive university-wide marketing, communication and branding strategy that supports the strategic goals, plans and aspirations of the university. Ensure that all messages emanating from the university are accurate, consistent and present a coherent image of the institution and its interests. 
  • Create marketing, communication and branding strategies that maximize demand for the university’s programs. Articulate the value proposition of the university and effectively market Coker’s stories to its internal and external audiences.
  • Partner with university leadership to generate innovative ideas and solutions that engage donors.
  • Oversee the editorial direction, design, and production of all publications, university web properties, social media initiatives, advertising, and media with a goal of creating dynamic, engaging materials that authentically convey and reflect the key brand attributes of the university.
  • Oversee the development and execution of the strategy for the university’s interactive and social media programs and supervise the development and deployment of web/social media sites aimed at enhancing the university’s brand and reputation.
  • Lead media relations outreach and oversee the university’s media relations strategy. Foster effective and collaborative relationships with the media. Create and leverage opportunities to drive public relations strategies and tactics. 
  • Lead a diverse team of web producers, graphic designers, project managers, marketing and editorial writers, media specialists and videographers. Provide mentorship to staff, both in terms of departmental strategy and professional development.
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with staff, faculty and students across the university. 

 

Minimum Educations, Skills and Ability

  •  Master’s or 10 years of relevant experience required, executive level experience in higher education preferred.
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven track record of developing and implementing comprehensive communication strategies and plans, advising leadership and responding to media inquiries as a company spokesperson / public relations liaison in a complex environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of the strategies and best practices for communication, including sophisticated and creative use of social media and other forms of digital communication. Proven success at developing and implementing online and social media strategies to enhance visibility, engagement and loyalty.
  • Presence and confidence to project credibility to the media and other strategic stakeholders. Proven track record of effective media relations, along with the ability to efficiently develop media relations strategies and crisis communications to quickly respond to changing circumstances. 
  • Collegial and collaborative management style that builds bridges and consensus among individuals and units across the university. 
  • Appreciation for the history, achievements and aspirations of the university and the ability to effectively and eloquently articulate the President’s vision to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and produce marketing and communication materials that address a wide variety of goals and objectives.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills and exceptional attention to detail. Demonstrated versatility in writing for all media platforms. 
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution. 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to resumes-vice-pres-of-marketing@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and 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.