Staff Jobs

Coker University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This position is responsible for all aspects of an NCAA Division II women’s lacrosse program at Coker University. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

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

The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management. The ideal candidate is also dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus;  and has the ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  Strong typing and computer application skills, ability to courteously assist and support others and the ability to operate mobile devices, telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines is required.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission into the MSCAA program is required.  Experience as a intercollegiate Lacrosse Player and or coach, a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations are required.   AED/CPR certification prior to employment is also required.  

This is a 10-month position reporting to the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.  Please send a cover letter and resume to mdurden@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.

The Athletic Department at Coker University invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country Coach. This position is responsible for all aspects of an NCAA Division II track and cross county program at Coker University. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:

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

The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management. The ideal candidate is also dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus;  and has the ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  Strong typing and computer application skills, ability to courteously assist and support others and the ability to operate mobile devices, telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines is required.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and admission into the MSCAA program is required.  Experience as an intercollegiate track athlete and or coach, a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations are required.   AED/CPR certification prior to employment is also required.  

This is a 10-month position reporting to the Head Track and Field, Cross Country  Coach. Please send a cover letter and resume to pearly@coker.edu.

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  

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

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

Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.