Maintenance Director

Minimum Qualifications
At least five (5) years of experience in mechanical equipment repair, construction, electrical, plumbing, and/or general contracting management. Certification in HVAC, plumbing or electrical is not required, but would be considered a plus.

Principal Function
To be responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all aspects of facility maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, department personnel, and budget. Also, maintenance of automobile fleet in all aspects except legal documentation.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, coordinate, implement, and evaluate condition of campus facilities in accord with administrations needs
  • Determine the objectives and goals relative to the mission and purpose of the maintenance department
  • Direct, control, motivate, and coordinate the work of the maintenance department
  • Select, enlist, train, and motivate department workers
  • Establish standards and procedures in keeping with applicable code requirements
  • Inspect and evaluate condition of buildings, equipment, and grounds and make recommendations as needed pertaining to maintenance of the same
  • Order and inventory tools, equipment, repair parts, and housekeeping supplies as needed
  • Coordinate activities with other departments as needed
  • Keep informed of new and improved methods, products, supplies, and equipment
  • Acquire information, estimates, and secure bids and contracts as needed from outside contractors
  • Manage all responsibilities within established budgets
  • Maintain an up to date computer record of information on plant equipment, repairs and/or replacement, building and structural repairs, and vehicle servicing
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Contact Paul Smeltzer (smeltzerp@piedmontu.edu) with inquiries

 

Admissions Support

POSITION SUMMARY:

Piedmont International University is a growing private Christian institution of higher education that is seeking a full-time Admissions Support specialist to join our team.  This position reports to the Director of Admissions in maintaining office policies and practices which support excellent customer service, office productivity, and promotion of campus awareness to prospective students.   The position handles various aspects of the admissions/recruiting office such as the Welcome Center, routine office and administrative tasks, as well as special events tasks and projects.

Work Schedule: Primarily Monday through Friday, 8 to 5 with occasional evening and weekend hours as dictated by recruiting events and special projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or sufficient work experience in administrative assistance

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, G Suite, and basic office equipment
  • Excellent communication skills as well as effective written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attentiveness to details
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Ability to work well with others in a high-paced team environment
  • Available to work flexible schedule including evening hours during high volume time frames

RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                                                                                                                

  • Welcome Center
  • Provide superior customer service by serving as a link to other departments and providing guidance in a professional manner
  • Provide cordial and informative contact with public by redirecting inbound calls via the switchboard console.
  • Provide cordial and informative contact in-person with guests, vendors, etc.
  • Monitor conference room and lobby space to ensure resources are stocked and areas are inviting and organized                                                                               

Office Routines

  • Complete administrative tasks which lend support to the overall success of office procedures, ensure efficient and effective productivity of team members as well as positive experiences for clients.
  • Redirect requests from general admissions email
  • Oversee function of office machines and submit service requests
  • Submit requests for purchasing of office supplies  

Administrative Tasks   

  • Work as a member of the Admissions Team by completing administrative tasks which lend support to the overall success of office procedures
  • Prepare a variety of mailings via export/mail merge
  • Data entry and verification of applications, making initial contact with applicants
  • Process incoming applicant forms
  • Prep applicant records for Committee review
  • Finalize acceptance files for hand-off to academic office
  • Serve as backup for maintenance of Prospect Track dashboard during high volume travel seasons

Projects  

  • Provide support to office functions related to special events or projects
  • Assist in promotion of admissions sponsored events
  • Manage scanning
  • Assist in completing Mass Campaigns ie Phone, Email, Mailings
  • Special projects assigned by Director      

GOALS:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  • Office environment that promotes superior customer service
  • Utilize procedures that support efficiency and effectiveness for the team and clients
  • Ensure that accurate and pertinent data is entered into the database
  • Support efforts to increase prospect to applicant conversion rate
  • Support efforts to increase applicant to accept conversion rate  

Contact: email resume to Bonnie McDaniel at mcdanielb@piedmontu.edu

 

Director of Elementary and Early Childhood Education

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

  

Academic Support Specialist

Minimum Qualifications

The support specialist should be proficient in technology skills and have the capacity to work in a team environment. The specialist should be above average in reading, writing, listening, speaking, typing, and critical thinking. The specialist will have the ability to manage and prioritize daily tasks, while also performing special projects expeditiously upon request.  Significant emphasis will be on the specialist’s integrity and confidentiality.

Principle Function

To ensure effectiveness within the Academic Offices by providing sufficient technical support particularly in the area of advising. The role will primarily complement the Advising Office, but may be utilized to serve in various projects on behalf of academics. 

General Responsibilities

  • Resolve routine daily tasks in the Advising Office
  • Provide the Academic Office with technical support as needed
  • Collaborate with the Academic Office course scheduling
  • Provide assistance with commencement exercises
  • Organize documents on behalf of the Academic Office
  • Provide leadership for textbook ordering through MBS Direct
  • Maintain advising accuracy inside Student Information System

Specific Responsibilities

 

  • Complete transfer analysis for all undergraduate students and enter into SIS upon acceptance
  • Review student advising requests that come in via email, phone, and drop-ins
  • Become proficient in technologies within our Student Information System (e.g. degree audits, shared advising notes, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with various parties (e.g. Students, Admissions, Registrar, Student Success Center, Advisors, Career Services, etc.)
  • Review seniors degree audits who are planning to graduate
  • Coordinate population of course textbooks with MBS Direct representative and School Deans
  • Provide assistance to advisors (e.g. academic policy, student records, etc.)

Please email your résumé with cover letter to pattisallj@piedmontu.edu with Academic Support Specialist in the Subject line.  Your résumé should include your current telephone number and email address. 

 

Coordinator of Academic Technology
(Computer User Support Specialist)

Duties:

  1. Oversee all aspects of the Learning Management System (currently Blackboard).
    1. Create and update all online courses 
    2. Assess online classes in comparison with the PIU Course Design Rubric, following best practices in online education 
    3. Provide initial orientation and ongoing training to faculty and students in the academic technologies used at Piedmont 
    4. Direct the help desk for students who use the platform. 
    5. Serve as a liaison between faculty and online students 
    6. Master Blackboard Collaborate integrated classrooms 
    7. Troubleshoot and maintain institutional online learning systems 
    8. Actively participate in and contribute to faculty meetings
  2. Oversee and program LDAP and IdP information for Single Sign On, Azure, and Google Apps.
  3. Support Moodle classes currently offered as part of an approved teach-out program for a partnering institution. 
  4. Supervise the LMS Assistant

Requirements: Because PIU is predominantly a ministry-training educational institution, a successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  1. Competence in the fields of technology, education, and theology.
    1. Technology:
      1. Blackboard, Moodle, and Canvas LMS software. 
      2. Video conferencing software like Collaborate, BigBlueButton, WebEx, etc 
      3. Webpage creation and editing software: Adobe Dreamweaver
    2. Education:
      1. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training software. 
      2. Being able to provide the needed data for institutional effectiveness including gathering and synthesizing evaluation assessments. 
      3. Be able to teach and assist faculty in implementing pedagogical frameworks such as UDL (Universal Design for Learning), UbD (Understanding by Design), JiTT (Just In Time Teaching), and CoI/HECI (Community of Inquiry, especially in higher education). 
    3. Theology: 
      1. Be familiar with the vocabulary and theological terminology. 
      2. Be able to assist and advise our faculty on content delivery issues when converting course content to an online setting. 
      3. Sensitivity to biblical representation and adherence to the institution’s doctrinal stances and statement of faith.
  2. A master’s degree in instructional technology or Biblical Studies. 
  3. Training and experience in setting up new technologies as well as maintaining them.

This position is an administrative faculty role at Piedmont and the candidate will be required to meet the standards set by the institution for all faculty.

Salary: $38,000 per year

Hours: 40 hours per week with flexible 24/7 access as needed to support our faculty and students in other time zones.

Contact: Please apply by mail or email to the following contact:

Beth Ashburn, Provost
420 South Broad Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
ashburnb@piedmontu.edu

 

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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