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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. 


  • 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.


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


  • 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  

Reporting to the Vice President of College Experience and Chief Communications Officer, the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Enrollment Management  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 AVP of Enrollment Management role will be a successful contributor to the integrative student services model. 

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


  • 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 and complete the Coker University Employment Application

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.   


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. 


  • 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.  


  • 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 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 Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Committed to ensuring the success of all those who graduate from the university, Coker University will launch an inaugural Career Services Development Center in the fall 2021. 

The Director of Career Services manages the Coker University Career Development Center as it assists all students in the development of career education, career identification, and the pursuit of opportunities commensurate with formal academic areas of focus. The Director acts as an internal liaison to each of our Academic units and partners with leadership to provide 100% of students with actionable information and contacts to achieve their career goals upon graduation.

The Director is the primary point person for industry partners offering students real world work opportunities (credit or non-credit, paid or unpaid) and is responsible for establishing external relationships with local and global business partners. These partnerships should yield internship, apprenticeship, co-op, and other career development opportunities for students.

The Director is responsible for ensuring all services and programs adhere to the required laws and ethical standards of the profession. S/he must be comfortable engaging in employer development initiatives to increase employment opportunities for students and alumni and must be able to represent Career Services to multiple constituents, including but not limited to faculty, staff, students, administrators, University trustees, alumni, university stakeholders and colleagues, professional associations, and visiting guests.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Direct a comprehensive career development program for students and alumni with the goal of supporting 100% of students with securing work related experiences upon graduation. 
  • Establish and achieve strategic goals for the Career Development Services Office, including long-range planning and assessment. 
  •  Initiate and maintain recruiting relationships with employers for job and internships opportunities, in collaboration with Coker faculty. 
  • Manage and provide professional development for Career Services staff and oversee on-campus student employment and support the overall developmental nature of this program 
  •  Collaborate with faculty and administrators to infuse curriculum with job training experiences.
  • Teach students and alumni to develop a comprehensive job search and related professional job documents (e.g., resumes, cover letters, professional correspondence). 
  • Administer and interpret career-related assessments. 
  • Respond to outreach requests from the campus community. 
  •  Oversee related Center staff.

Core Competencies

  • The ability to match student interest and career aspirations with organizations best suited to develop these interests while benefiting from student interactions.
  • Ability to represent Coker University in the most positive manner and interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and other customers of our service learners and operate with fidelity. 
  •  Ability to integrate professional standards into an environment of high performance expectations and a culture of excellence and integrity.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree and higher education and/or industry experiences in workforce development, business management, human resources and professional development related fields. A minimum of three years of experience in career development (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

Desired characteristics include previous experience with personal and professional development of individuals, career/portfolio development, professional branding, digital marketing in the workforce, etc. This position requires the successful completion of standard background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to and complete the Coker University Employment Application.  

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

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant Field Hockey coach.  The primary responsibilities will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress. 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission into the graduate program is required.  Experience as an intercollegiate field hockey player and or coach, a valid driver’s license, 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 Field Hockey Coach .  Please send a cover letter and resume to . 

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant women’s soccer coach.  The primary responsibilities will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress. 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission into the graduate program is required.  Experience as an intercollegiate soccer player and or coach, a valid driver’s license, 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 Soccer Coach .  Please send a cover letter and resume to . 

Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant Project Coordinator. The Coordinator’s primary role is to oversee implementation of the OVW grant project, coordinate the work of the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) and partnering agencies, manage the grant budget, and ensure Coker University meets the statutory minimum requirements and reporting obligations of the grant. This position is grant funded for three years and continuation of the position beyond the three years is contingent upon continued funding. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Administer the grant including record-keeping of all grant-related expenses, OVW approval of prevention and education programs, and products and materials created with grant funds
  • Serve as primary contact with the OVW Program Specialist and participate in OVW-directed Technical Assistance webinars, conference calls, and trainings Oversee tracking and compliance with the statutory minimum requirements of the grant including annual training for campus security guards, student conduct board, and prevention and bystander education programs for all incoming students
  • Complete semi-annual progress reports listing grant-related activities and progress toward completing grant requirements
  • Manage the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) including annual training on gender-based violence, strategic planning, case reviews, and policy analysis and revision
  • Facilitate gender-based violence prevention, education, and training, including bystander intervention, for law enforcement, conduct board, and other University employees Work with community partners to plan violence prevention programs for students, faculty, and staff
  • Work with local law enforcement and victim service agencies to improve victim-centered response
  • Work with faculty and staff to promote participation in the Campus Climate survey Develop and distribute printed materials with information about gender-based violence and Campus Climate survey results with key student, staff, and faculty groups on campus

The ideal candidate is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff; has the ability to work in a collaborative, flexible, and humble manner as part of a team; has the ability to courteously assist and support others; can reason through complex situations and exercise sound judgment; and has the ability to prioritize tasks and work autonomously in a fast-paced environment.

Bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrated experience with gender-based violence prevention, behavioral health intervention, or advocacy required. Higher Education and OVW grant experience strongly preferred. 

This is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Vice President of Student Affairs offering a competitive salary with full benefits. 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to 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.