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Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Coker University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applicants to apply for the Coordinator of Student Activities role. This is a full-time, non-exempt, live-on position.

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Implement major campus events / traditions including, but not limited to, Welcome Week, Homecoming, Fall Formal, Coker Olympics of Winter (COW Days), Crew Races Weekend, Excellence in Leadership Awards Banquet, etc.
  • Advise / supervise the Campus Activities Board, including their selection and training process, membership program, budget, and programming initiatives
  • In conjunction with Student Success, organize, implement, and assess Coker Connection summer orientation education program, as well as Cobra Quest New Student Orientations in fall and spring semesters.
  • Oversee leadership training, programming, and budgeting of 35+ registered student organizations.
  • Allocate, manage, and maintain RSO & special student-funded accounts through training and collaboration with SGA Finance Committee, inclusive of coordinating a student credit card check-out system.
  • Manage appropriate financial functions of the office including preparing the annual departmental budget, monitoring budgets for student programming, and approving/negotiating contracts for performers and vendors.
  • Contribute to the overall Student Affairs Assessment plan, and compile assessment results for engagement and leadership area outcomes.
  • Serve in an emergency on-call rotation with other professional staff members

The ideal candidate is dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff; can execute large-scale programs for campus while managing a budget; has the ability to work in a collaborative, flexible, and humble manner as part of a team; 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; master’s degree in college student personnel administration, counseling, higher education leadership, or related field preferred. Experience working in a college setting is required. The Coordinator must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, live-on position, reporting to the Director of Residence Life which includes a furnished on-campus apartment and full benefits. Anticipated start date is July 1. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to resumes.reslife@coker.edu and complete the  Coker University Application. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Coker University’s Office of Residence Life invites applicants to apply for the position of Residence Life Coordinator (RLC).  As full-time, live-in staff members, RLCs are responsible for cultivating a safe and supportive community that promotes living and learning. RLCs provide direction for student success by overseeing the supervisory, administrative, and programmatic efforts of a residential area. RLCs are responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the daily operations of Coker’s residential experience. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Supervise Resident Assistant (RA) student staff, including staff selection, training, advising, and evaluation
  • Assist in the design, development, and implementation of the RA programming curriculum  
  • Assist in the daily operation of the Office of Residence Life
  • Assist in data entry and assignments
  • Conduct judicial investigations, hearings, and sanctioning  
  • Manage residential facility issues and follow-up as necessary: reporting damages, maintenance issues, key inventories, check-in and check-out procedures, etc.
  • Serve in an emergency on-call rotation with other professional staff members
  • Serve on the Emergency Response Team
  • Serve on various campus committees
  • Respond to customer service concerns in a timely and cordial manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    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; master’s degree in college student personnel administration, counseling, higher education leadership, or related field preferred.  Experience working in a college setting is required, with residential experience preferred. The Coordinator must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends and live in residence on the campus. 

This is a full-time, hourly position reporting to the Director of Residence Life which includes a furnished on-campus apartment, meal plan, and full benefits. This anticipated opening has a start date in June.

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

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.