Faculty Positions

Director for the elementary and early childhood programs

Moore School of Education is seeking to fill a full-time position as the director for the elementary and early childhood programs. 

A candidate must be committed to:

  • Teaching in a biblically-based environment
  • Have a doctorate in education
  • State teaching license
  • Capable of working on campus

Interested applicants should submit a vita to Dr. Harlie Miller, Dean of the Moore School of education at millerh@piedmontu.edu

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics

The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking to fill an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics to teach the undergraduate course Survey of Mathematics. This individual must be able to:

  • Teaching in a biblically-based environment
  • Teach online, traditional, and integrated classrooms
  • Have Master’s degree in math or 18 graduate level credits in math

Interested applicants should submit a Curriculum Vita and Statement of Faith to Dr. Ron Smith, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at smithr@piedmontu.edu


Staff Positions

PIU Director of Development 


Piedmont International University’s Director of Development will be responsible for all aspects of fund raising. The primary responsibility is to raise money by establishing and successfully achieving annual and long-term fundraising goals. Working closely with the President and senior leadership, the Director of Development will create, implement and be held accountable for a Development Plan that details how Piedmont identifies funding sources (general fund, major gifts, planned giving, etc.), attracts donors, utilizes fundraising events and expands the donor base. The plan will be incorporated into the overall PIU Strategic Plan and will include measurable annual and long-term goals with deadlines.

Piedmont International University has been effectively training Christian leaders since 1945 on our exciting urban campus near Historic Old Salem and only a few blocks from the vibrant, revitalized downtown Winston Salem, NC. Piedmont offers a variety of innovative programs (undergrad, grad, seminary, and online), and is now ranked #2 in North Carolina for online education and is nationally ranked top ten in several categories. Piedmont is International in more than name and has now enrolled students from all fifty states and from over eighty nations. We are seeking dynamic employees who believe in our exciting vision of broadening PIU’s influence through the training of key Christian leaders in and from every state and nation. This is much more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a difference at the place that is known for making a difference. It might make a difference in your life as well. Expect to be challenged and see your faith grow.


Major areas of responsibility:

  1. Strategically utilizes the President in fundraising, especially in the area of major gifts. As such, the Director of Development will be expected to place the President in front of key donors or potential donors on a weekly basis.

  2. Consistently identifies and meets with potential planned giving prospects to discuss estate planning or other planned giving opportunities to benefit Piedmont.

  3. Effectively communicates the strategic vision of the university to inspire a new set of donors for increased support of PIU.

  4. Creates new giving programs that engage a new generation of individual, church, alumni and corporate donors.

  5. Develops written materials for prospects and donors regarding the value of supporting PIU’s institutional priorities.

  6. Works as a hands-on fundraiser to secure annual donations to support the university and its programs. This includes, but is not limited to: personal solicitations, targeted appeals, grant writing, special events, and planned giving. This job requires getting out of the office and spending time with donors to develop professional relationships and solicit funds. As such, strong relationship building and solicitation skills are important.

  7. Cultivates, preserves and strengthens donor relationships and loyalty among alumni, existing donors, board members, volunteers, etc.

  8. Conducts or oversees targeted and personalized mailings, calling campaigns, etc. as fundraising initiatives.

  9. Serves as the primary administrator of capital campaign activities and liaison to development consultants.

  10. Is responsible for the administrative activities of the department including database management, reporting, development of policies and procedures related to the Development Office, archival activity, scheduling, etc.

  11. Prepares reports for the Board and advises the Board’s Development Committee when requested by the President.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Be an experienced, energetic fundraising professional, dedicated to the mission and vision of the university.

  2. Have a track record demonstrating accountability for results.

  3. Demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

  4. Exhibit a natural inclination for institutional loyalty and absolute confidentiality.

  5. Have the ability to manage competing deadlines in a self-directed and calm manner.

  6. Be able to maintain effective working relationships, communicating clearly and appropriately with all key stakeholders with demonstrated diplomacy skills.

  7. Have excellent written and verbal communication including public speaking and presentation.

Other requirements:

  1. Bachelor's degree from a credible college or university.

  2. Demonstrated track record as a successful development professional.

  3. A minimum of five years of progressively responsible and successful development experience including planned giving, grant writing and capital campaign experience.

  4. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and a donor database program, i.e. Raiser's Edge, Bloomerang or similar.

  5. Ability to match donor interests with PIU priorities

  6. Ability to travel 20%-25% of the time

  7. Business and financial knowledge

  8. Committed interest in Christian education and ministry training

This is a full time position available immediately, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and proven effectiveness. Potential advancement within the organization is possible based on performance.


Piedmont International University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in its staff employment practices. However, as a religious organization we do require essential agreement with ourStatement of Faith andPoints of Conviction.


Please email your resume with cover letter and three letters of reference to employment@piedmontu.edu. Please put “Director of Development” in the subject line of the email. Your resume should include your current telephone number and email address. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we cannot accept applications or resumes in person, by fax or by mail.

e4-12 Portuguese Director

Piedmont International University is seeking a full-time director for its Graduate level e4-12 program in Portuguese. The e4-12 Portuguese director works with the e4-12 Academic Coordinator and the Provost to develop coursework in Portuguese and to deliver those courses to a growing number of satisfied students. This work includes video lectures, an accompanying workbook, necessary academic materials (for example the securing or translating of appropriate texts in Portuguese), and a complete Blackboard site. The e4-12 Portuguese Director will assist the e4-12 Director to recruit and enroll students into the program as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: The e4-12 Portuguese Director must be fluent in both Portuguese and English. He/She should have a master’s degree in Bible, theology, education or a related field. Priority will be given to candidates with a doctorate. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high capacity in technology, course design, administration, and customer service. The e4-12 Portuguese Coordinator should be passionate about the great commission, 
excellence in education, and serving people.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee translation of existing coursework into Portuguese.
  • Work with assigned professors to design original courses in 
    Portuguese including video lectures, workbook production, an 
    accompanying Blackboard site, and an appropriate textbook.
  • Recommend and supervise Portuguese Teaching Assistants to assist in course delivery.
  • Coordinate with the e4-12 Academic Coordinator and the Provost to 
    ensure that all academic standards are met and that all courses reflect 
    the PIU statement of faith and points of conviction.
  • Serve as the academic advisor to students in the program.

Please email your résumé with cover letter to groganm@PiedmontU.edu. Please put “e4-12 Portuguese Director” in the subject line of the email. Your résumé should include your current telephone number and email address.


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