The Coker College Department of Athletics invites applicants to apply for the position of Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country. This position is responsible for leading an NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country program within the College, NCAA, and SAC rules and regulations. Other responsibilities include:
- Recruiting qualified student-athletes
- Coaching the team during practices and meets
- Scheduling meets.
- Maintain responsibility for expense control compliance with all track and field/cross country program expenditures.
- Mentor student-athletes in their academic performance to assure timely progress toward degree completion.
- Develop strategies to motivate maximum level of individual and team athletic performance and appropriate personal and social conduct.
- Plan team travel arrangements in conjunction with the Assistant to the Vice President for Athletics.
- Promote the athletic program both on and off campus.
- Fundraise within the community.
- Plan and conduct summer camp and clinics.
- Actively participating in campus programs.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Proven coaching and recruiting ability (minimum of two years of college coaching experience)
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Sound human relation skills in dealing with student-athletes, university personnel, and members within the community.
Organized, works efficiently, and is successful with time management.
AED/CPR certification at the time of employment.
Ability to supervise two graduate assistants.
A valid drive’rs license.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience as head track and field/cross country coach.
This is a permanent, full-time, exempt, 12-month position reporting to the Vice President for Athletics with oversight of assistant coaches. Full benefits with competitive salary provided. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to [email protected] and complete the Coker College Application.
Coker College, an NCAA Division II member, is accepting applications for the position of Academic and Compliance Intern. This position reports to the Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations and works closely with the Vice President for Athletics and the Student Success Center.
The intern will be responsible for managing an assigned group of student-athletes (50% of time). The individual will provide academic, eligibility, career, and personal advising to the assigned student-athletes. This position will serve as a member of the Coker Early Alert system and will assist in the planning, implementing, and promoting of leadership, mentoring, and healthy lifestyle choices for student-athletes. In this role the intern will also assist with all aspects of NCAA Compliance (50% of time) in assigned sports. This position begins August 1, 2017 and is a 10-month position.
Bachelor’s degree required. Must adhere to Coker, NCAA, and SAC rules. Must have strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and strong leadership capabilities. Candidate must be able to work with a diverse population of student-athletes. Candidates must be reliable, possess a strong work ethic, have the ability to work independently and communicate in a timely manner both verbally and in writing. Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed. A desire to obtain eventual employment in student-athlete support and/or life skills is preferred.
This intern position offers a stipend and graduate remission. The selected candidate must apply and be accepted to the Master of Science in College Athletic Administration (MSCAA) Graduate program at Coker College by September 1, 2017.
Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lynn Griffin, [email protected]. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Coker College is seeking qualified applicants for the part time position of Student Services Site Coordinator for the Adult Degree Program. The ideal candidate is highly motivated to help students reach their potential and is primarily responsible for the following:
- Providing assistance to students and faculty at Coker College’s Florence location on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
- Organizing and hosting enrichment activities, workshops, and social events for the students
- Assisting students in the computer lab as needed
- Assisting with orientation, registration activities, and other related Adult Degree Program activities each term
- Collaborating with the Director of the Adult Degree Program to ensure student and faculty needs are met
- Planning and promoting on and off campus recruitment events that contribute toward team enrollment goals
- Completing other duties as assigned by the Director of the Adult Degree Program.
Coker College is seeking a collaborative colleague who is passionate about learning, dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus, eager to contribute his/her interests and ideas, and committed to actively contributing to Coker College’s mission and vision.
- Associate’s degree from an accredited institution
- Demonstrated proficiency as it relates to computer software applications
- Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience applicable to assisting adults in an academic environment
- Ability to manage multiple projects at once
- Demonstrated confidence to reach out to students to offer assistance and support
- Personal passion for higher education, with a belief in the value of a liberal arts education and the mission and values of Coker College
- 3+ years of professional experience in higher education
This is a part time, non-exempt position with a competitive salary. The successful candidate will report to the Director of the Adult Degree Program. Ability to work evening hours as advertised is required. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references (preferably all documents together in one attachment) to [email protected] and complete the Coker College Application. Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Coker College seeks a creative problem-solver with a passion for programming and system analysis to work with our Department of Information Technology.
This team member’s primary responsibility will be to manage, maintain, and advance the college’s learning management system (LMS). Specifically, this position will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to tailor this system to meet their unique needs. In addition, this individual will be expected to stay abreast of new technology trends in order to incorporate any relevant applications to our existing systems.
Other responsibilities include working closely with IT team members and the campus community to advance the college’s and IT’s strategic plan, providing training and additional learning resources to campus regarding our existing and future systems, assisting with broader, more complex systems, and serving on committees as needed.
This position reports directly to the Vice President for Institutional Identity and Information Technology and will work on-campus in Hartsville, SC.
Develop and maintain applications and databases by evaluating faculty, staff, and student needs; analyzing requirements; developing software systems.
Install, test, modify, and correct various information systems programs to assure their proper and effective implementation; provide training during implementation of new projects, modifications or conversions.
Review, define, and resolve information systems problems with particular emphasis on the project assigned; identify programming problems; develop effective resolutions.
Ensure data integrity and security within information systems.
Prepare reports and compile statistical data.
Serve as a backup for the systems administrator.
Maintain records and prepare detailed reports of work performed.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops/conferences; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Minimum Skills & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
Ability to effectively analyze information and develop fundamental solutions to incidents/problems
A firm understanding of software development, testing, and debugging
Willingness to continually learn and improve professionally
Ability to work efficiently and collaboratively to meet tight deadlines
Experience with project management
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
Experience in higher education is a plus, but not required.
Experience with object-oriented programming
Experience with databases (UniData and SQL)
Previous experience with learning management systems (Blackboard Learn preferred)
Experience working with enterprise resource planning systems (Ellucian Colleague preferred) and integrated web applications (Entrinsik Informer preferred)
Strong communication skills
- Personal passion for higher education and a dedication to Coker College’s key values of integrity, respect, scholarship, sustainability, service, and contribution
To apply, complete the Coker College Application and send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Coker College, an NCAA Division II institution, invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Volleyball Coach. The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will oversee all aspects of a collegiate men’s volleyball program, including, but not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward degree, budgeting, scheduling, competition and practice preparation, individual and program development, fundraising, and community engagement. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by the NCAA and Coker College.
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. Experience with an NCAA Volleyball program, a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, and current CPR and AED certification is required.
This is a 12-month position reporting to the Vice President of Athletics and Athletic Facilities. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to [email protected]
Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.
Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as No. 5 for value among colleges in the Southeast region.
Coker College, 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.