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Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

The Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC) is a currently enrolled Coker University graduate student and paraprofessional staff member who assists the Area Coordinator in managing the residence halls. 

Responsibilities:

  • Co-supervision, selection, training and evaluation of Resident Assistants in your community.
  • Provide customer service for students, parents, and members of the community.
  • Help manage daily operations in the residence halls: occupancy management, supervising student staff, weekly staff meetings, opening and closing the halls, student follow-up and more.
  • Oversee community programming initiatives, conducting rounds, persistence assessment
  • Serve in on-call rotation after hours and provide office hours
  • Serve on department committees and attend professional development sessions. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must be accepted and enrolled in a Coker University graduate program

Benefits:

  • Stipend: $5,000 per year
  • Tuition Remission: Covers tuition for a Coker University Graduate Program. 
  • Meal Plan: We provide residence life graduate assistants with a meal plan to encourage graduate assistants to be active and visible members of their communities.
  • On-Campus Apartment: We provide residence life graduate assistants with an apartment in one of our residence halls to better support student learning and respond to after-hours calls.
    • 1 Bedroom apartment
    • Living Room and Kitchen
    • Laundry available
    • High-Speed internet included
    • Electricity and Water Included

**Successful candidates must be able to commit to serving as a Assistant Area Coordinator for 2 years in order to be eligible for full tuition remission**

Start Date:  July 5, 2021

Contract Period: 11 months

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to emarshall@coker.edu.  

Coker University is accepting applications for the position of  Head Strength and Conditioning Coach.  Coker is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the South Atlantic Conference.  This position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive strength and conditioning  program including, but not limited to, development and implementation of performance enhancement, sport specific conditioning and injury programs for more than 450 student-athletes.  Responsibilities will also include scheduling and managing the daily operations of the intercollegiate weight room, main fitness room, and maintenance of all related equipment.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Develops and implements all aspects of a comprehensive strength and conditioning program.  Plan, organize, and execute a dynamic training program to develop and prepare student-athletes to maximize their potential and pursue excellence in athletic achievement.  Ensure enforcement of NCAA and SAC rules and regulations pertaining to in season, out of season, and summer strength workouts.  Oversee the purchase and maintenance of strength and conditioning equipment.  Work with the nutritionist to assist in the design of pre and post workout meals.  Responsible for the oversight and training of CPR/AED certification for all Athletics department staff.  Consults with the athletics training staff to determine the participation status of injured student-athletes and works with the athletic training staff to enhance the rehabilitation programs for student-athletes.  Maintains communication with departmental staff, coaches, and medical staff.  Assist with on-campus recruiting of prospective student-athletes.  Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three (3) years of intercollegiate strength and conditioning experience  
  • Experience with both men’s and women’s athletics programs.  
  • AED/CPR certification 
  • Current National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) certification required.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Five or more years of intercollegiate strength training experience. 

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

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Services, the Dean of Enrollment Management (DEM) provides strategic leadership, supervision and direction to maximize and sustain academic enrollment as defined by the University’s institutional goals and developing Strategic Plan. The DEM role will be a successful contributor to the integrative student services model. 

The Dean of Enrollment Management will lead and support all areas of Admissions, Office of Academic Records (Registrar), Financial Aid, and specialized enrollment programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strategic leadership and planning for the recruitment and enrollment of traditional undergraduate, graduate and online degree-completion programs. 
  • Oversee the overall development, operational management and evaluation of new students, returners, dual enrollment and international subgroups. 
  • Work closely with academic disciplines to affirm enrollment process and potential applicants
  • In collaboration with stakeholders, develop and institute measurable plans to meet enrollment and retention targets 
  • Develop annual admissions forecasts and predictive models in conjunction with essential support units and academic programs
  • Provide enrollment management leadership throughout the student life cycle, including recruitment, retention and completion
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • 7-10 years of higher education experience in enrollment management with increasing levels of responsibility. A minimum of three years as a Director of Admissions overseeing counselors, recruiters, processors, etc.
  • A commitment to equity and the enrollment of students from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge and proficient use of admissions related software, data analytics tools, predictive modeling, and digital campaigns for recruiting purposes
  • Progressive supervision of professional level staff required
  • Professional developer and team-oriented services provider
  • Ability to establish strong relationships, generate leads, confirm applicants
  • Strong passion to connect with internal constituents, alumni referral initiatives and external constituencies. Successful recruitment tactics to yield future growth.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly, and develop ideas in a logical sequence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CRM, processing and digitize recruitment experiences. Demonstrated competency in Salesforce or equivalent automated software.
  • Record of advancing effectiveness models to onboard and retain students to completion
  • Active membership/affiliation in professional enrollment management organization

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 15, 2021, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

 

Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Dean of the School of Business beginning July 2021. The University is seeking a visionary individual who is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus and with external partners; eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas for new and innovative courses and programs; and committed to actively contributing to Coker’s mission.  

Required qualifications include:

  • An earned master’s degree in business administration or related business field
  • At least five years of progressive responsibility with achievements in administrative/management positions
  • Broad knowledge of the disciplines in business and ability to foster collaboration across content areas
  • Proven record in fundraising and revenue-generating activities
  • Evidence of ability to set and achieve visionary goals that align with the University’s strategic direction and improve the University’s state and national reputation
  • Demonstrated ability to build relations with alumni and cultivate partnerships with the business community
  • Indication of the ability to partner for the intertwined success of Coker, the Pee Dee Region, and South Carolina
  • Proven ability to recruit and retain a diverse faculty and staff and to foster a community that values cultural, ethnic, and racial inclusivity and intercultural engagement
  • Demonstrated diversification of program content in response to market demands

This is a full-time, 12-month position with competitive salary and benefits reporting to the Provost and Dean of Faculty. To apply, please upload a current curriculum vitae, a letter of application, and contact information for three references to  emarshall@coker.edu.   

Located in Hartsville, South Carolina, Coker is a student-centered university granting bachelor’s degrees in 30+ subject areas, including four degrees earned entirely online, and three master’s degrees earned entirely online. Coker is included among the “Best Regional Universities in the South” by U.S. News & World Report and “Best Southeastern Schools” by The Princeton Review. More information is available at coker.edu and cokercobras.com

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 invites applications for the position of Director of Residence Life. The Director serves as a senior leadership member within the Division of Student Services and oversees all aspects of housing, residential life and residential education. Candidates must be enthusiastic, highly motivated, and able to balance administrative duties with a strong student development focus. The Director is responsible for creating safe, inclusive, and dynamic learning communities that empower the holistic development for more than 600 residents. This position reports to the Vice President for Student Services and plays a key role in strategic planning with a focus on residential education, community building, safety and compliance. 

The Director will create efficient operational practices that promote student learning, growth, and development. The position contributes to the strategic workflow and customer services emphasis within Student Services and ensures proactive marketing/promotion of all aspects of residential living, engagement programs, learning communities, room assignments, billing, etc. This position leads the department’s occupancy management efforts, oversees the residential database software, and manages room selection processes for students. The Director provides training and support to resident assistants, direct reports and university personnel as needed. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision for Area Coordinators, Assistant Area Coordinators, Resident Assistants, and support staff.
  • Provide leadership for all housing, facilities and operations initiatives for student housing. 
  • Provide vision and leadership for housing occupancy management, including but not limited to planning, reporting, management, communication and marketing. Lead marketing efforts to assure desired occupancy levels. Indirectly manage and oversee housing assignments, billing, room changes/selection processes, and meal plan selection.
  • Provide overall leadership for professional and paraprofessional departmental staff, as well as creating a supportive environment that promotes the professional/personal development of staff members.
  • Oversee coordination of hall opening/closing processes in conjunction with student services leadership, departmental/hall staff and campus constituents.
  • Facilitate the departmental budgetary process to ensure adequate resources for operations, technology and facilities needs that align with departmental mission and goals.
  • Oversee maintenance and facility request for housing.
  • Lead marketing efforts to assure desired occupancy levels. Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing, promotions and brand plan. Coordinate and oversee the development of content for the department’s website and social media accounts.
  • Assist with the creation, implementation, and evaluation of the department’s strategic plan, mission, and goals. Serve as a member of the Division’s Leadership Team (DLT); serve on and lead other departmental, divisional, and university committees.
  • Serve in an on-call capacity to support staff emergency response during evenings, weekends, and holidays. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and maintain vibrant communities that contribute to the holistic development of students. Ensure restorative best practices and educational awareness via continuous programming efforts. 
  • Supervise and mentor residence life student staff.
  • Recruit, select and train new and returning staff members.
  • Meet regularly with staff individually and conduct weekly staff meetings.
  • Direct, monitor, assess and evaluate staff work assignments and workflow.
  • Disseminate information, provide training experiences, direct professional growth and develop a sense of team cohesiveness.
  • Cultivate an understanding of diversity and inclusion and create inclusive living environments.
  • Foster healthy personal lifestyle choices.
  • Maintain a visible presence in the residence halls through participation in residence functions, attendance at resident meetings, involvement in student events, and frequent walk-throughs.
  • Serve in the on-call and crisis response rotation for all residential students exercising discretion and judgment in resolving critical incidents. Position deemed as essential personnel as an emergency responder to natural and human caused disasters.

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education/Student Affairs, or other related field is required.
  • Full-time residence life post-master’s experience in a college or university environment is required, including supervision of professional staff.
  • Web development skills and proficiency in Google Workspace is required.
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to college student development.
  • Ability to relate well and be a mentor to a diverse population of college students.
  • Experience in facilitating and supervising the planning and coordinating of creative events and approaches to community development.
  • Demonstrated skill in individual and team development.
  • Ability to utilize sound judgment and critical thinking in a wide variety of scenarios.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient execution of competing administrative responsibilities.
  • Strong work ethic and an ability to multitask and work comfortably in a fast-paced and highly dynamic student-centered environment are required.
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with housing and other university database systems is required. 
  • Demonstrated crisis management skills are strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, including the ability to work effectively with staff, students and other key stakeholders, inside and outside of Student Services is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with others, both inside and outside of Student Affairs.
  • Experience with the design and implementation of Student Services assessment strategies preferred.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to emarshall@coker.edu and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May, 17, 2021,  however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Coker University is seeking applications for the position of  Evening and Weekend Library Assistant (part-time 20 hours per week).  The Library Assistant will provide patron services in public areas of the library and administrative/technical support in library research and operations; provides assistance to library patrons; monitors the condition of library shelves and storage; open and/or close and monitor the building; maintains library equipment; and other duties as assigned. 

Core assignments for the position during a one-year cycle include:

  • Process books requested by borrowers and follow-up on select overdue items.
  • Verify and send notices to borrowers about requested library materials.
  • Assist library users at the Circulation and Reserve Desk: check-in and check-out library materials; answer user inquiries; 
  • Interpret library policies and procedures; 
  • Assist with print release stations, scanners, and copiers in public areas. 
  • Create records for library borrowers; assign appropriate borrowing privileges; 
  • Enter and update data in library system, and produce library borrowing cards. 

The ideal candidate has:

  •  Working knowledge of library records, automated library systems and other specialized   library databases, and procedures in specific departmental operations;
  •  Demonstrated ability to perform difficult bibliographic searches in a variety of bibliographic databases and the Internet;
  •  Experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and Web-based applications; 
  • Ability to follow complex instructions, to work independently and to devise solutions to problems; 
  • Ability to perform detailed and accurate work; Strong organizational skills; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds; 
  • Must be able to lift with or without assistance, boxes of books and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs., push and pull full book carts weighing 250 lbs., and bend and reach to place books and journals on library shelves ranging from 3″ to 90″ high.

Education/certification:    High school diploma or GED and two to three years of related experience.

Experience required:  Previous retail, customer service, or library preferred. 

To apply, please complete the Coker University Employment Application and send a resume and contact information for three professional references to emarshall@coker.edu

Head eSports Coach

Coker University is accepting applications for the position of  Head eSports Coach.  Coker is a member of NACE and competes in the Peach Belt Conference.  This is an unique opportunity for a qualified individual to continue to build a competitive collegiate eSports program. This position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive collegiate eSports program, including sponsored games, special events, and facility operation. This position will oversee all aspects of the sport program, including, but not limited to, practice planning, game preparation/scouting, in-game coaching, budgeting, scheduling, staff supervision, and fundraising for the program. The incumbent will provide a diverse array of eSports programming that will attract participation from a broad spectrum of current and prospective students. They will manage daily operations of the eSports room and be responsible for scheduling and equipment maintenance. The position will also work with university faculty to incorporate curricular design into the eSports program. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Oversees all aspects of a comprehensive eSports program, including sponsored games, special events, and facility operation. Oversees all aspects of the sport program. Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes, including achieving yearly recruiting goals in conjunction with the university admissions office. Instructs, teaches, and coaches student-athletes on game strategies and performance principals. Manages game-day preparation and scouting of opponents. Coordinates development of a competitive and balanced schedule. Manages team within the framework of established budget by purchasing equipment/apparel, uniforms, supplies and other services. Directs, supervises, and evaluates eSports programming, including sponsored games, open recreation games, special events, leagues, camps, and tournaments. Ensures appropriate staffing levels for all operating hours and events. Establishes and maintains operating schedule for eSports room. Monitors eligibility status and promotes academic progress of student-athletes. Actively promotes eSports to the local community.  Adheres to all athletic training policies and procedures. In conjunction with the Vice President for Athletics, coordinates team fundraising and promotes alumni and community engagement through various programming and outreach. Oversees all equipment maintenance, ordering and repairs for the eSports room. Enforces department and team expectations regarding general standard of behavior for student-athletes. Performs administrative tasks and completes requests for information as assigned. Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • Previous coaching experience at the collegiate or high school level preferred.
  • Working knowledge of eSports gaming equipment required.
  • Successful collegiate gaming and coaching experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR LICENSURE

  • Demonstrated success in scouting, talent assessment, and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
  • Demonstrated eSports management experience, including strategic planning, budget management, equipment purchasing, and risk management.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, strong attention to detail.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of collegiate eSports league rules of play.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment for optimal gaming experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel for both games and student-athlete recruiting.
  • Compliance with NCAA Division II, NACE, Peach Belt Conference, and Coker University rules and regulations.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to jrowland@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  Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field Coach.  Coker is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the South Atlantic Conference.  This position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive and competitive intercollegiate track and cross country  program including, but not limited to, recruiting, practice planning, competition preparation/scouting, competition coaching, budgeting, scheduling, staff supervision, and fundraising for the program. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Oversees all aspects of a comprehensive men’s and women’s cross country and track and field program. Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes.   Plan, organize, and execute a dynamic training program to develop and prepare student-athletes to maximize their potential and pursue excellence in athletic achievement.  Successfully facilitates all aspects of coaching individuals and a team in competition.  Fosters the academic achievement and physical well-being of student-athletes.  Mentors and develops students both on and off the athletic competition site.  Develops and implements a plan for the recruitment of qualified student-athletes.  Hires, supervises, and evaluates assistant coaches.  Coordinates development of a competitive and balanced schedule. Manages team within the framework of established budget by purchasing equipment/apparel, uniforms, supplies and other services. Monitors eligibility status and promotes academic progress of student-athletes. Actively promotes Coker track to the local community.  Adheres to all athletic training policies and procedures. In conjunction with the Vice President for Athletics, coordinates team fundraising and promotes alumni and community engagement through various programming and outreach.  Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Three (3) years of intercollegiate coaching experience. 
  • Experience coaching both men’s and women’s programs.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters degree from accredited college or university. 
  • Five or more years of intercollegiate coaching experience. 
  • Head intercollegiate coaching experience 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to lgriffin@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 seeking qualified applicants for the position of Student Support Services Success Coach.  The Success Coach works under the supervision of the TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program director to recruit, advise, and offer enrichment opportunities for participants. Coaches will expand student knowledge on career exploration and financial literacy.  The multi-year project, new in 2020 at Coker University, contributes directly to student success and persistence. The focus is retention, successful matriculation and graduation of students who identified as low-income, first generation or disabled.  

Required qualifications include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of two-year student advising-related experience.
  • Experience serving low-income, first-generation students, students with disabilities, and/or students from diverse backgrounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of theories and best practices in college student success.
  • Effective interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish trust and rapport, effectively collaborate with internal college partners and external community resources in support of student success.
  • Experience planning and facilitating creative/interactive programs and events.
  • Computer skills including database management, word processing, and spreadsheet applications. 

Major Job Functions 

  • Participates in marketing, recruitment, selection, and intake of student participants.
  • Establishes and maintains productive coaching/advising relationships with caseload of participants to provide academic, career, personal, financial aid, and transfer advising.
  • Guides participants to develop and follow their “Personal Success Plans.”
  • Collaborates with faculty academic advisors, course instructors, counselors, financial aid staff, and tutoring/academic support staff to provide individualized and group support programs and opportunities for participants.
  • Maintains confidential records and case notes of student participants.
  • Inputs, tracks and records student contact and participation using appropriate data base management systems.
  • Plans and facilitates educational and cultural enrichment opportunities, summer bridge activities, and similar to strengthen the academic and self-management skills of participants.

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 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, CPA license 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 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.