e4-12 Portuguese Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA)


e4-12 Academic Coordinator


Professor of Record

Minimum Qualifications

An accredited master's degree in the teaching field as well as enrollment in, or graduate of, an associated terminal degree program or equivalent. Doctrinal, philosophical, and ethical agreement; teaching competence; graduate level researching and writing skills. Portuguese as first language and fluency in English.

Principal Function

To equip graduate students through assigned courses for effective ministry. 

General Responsibilities

  1. To teach the assigned courses competently, faithfully, and effectively.
  2. To fulfill functions associated with teaching specified in the contract and the Faculty Handbook, including additional projects as specified.
  3. To promote Piedmont International University (PIU). 

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Instructional
    • To work alongside the course professor and update the syllabus two months prior to the beginning of the semester.
    • To teach the courses assigned by the administration.
    • To conduct each class professionally, and return assignments and submit grades according to the protocol specified in the Faculty Handbook; (3) days for normal assignments and (7) days for major projects.
    • To use instructional and professional technology effectively to enhance teaching and to fulfill educational requirements; specifically, to record (12) video lectures from provided translated manuscripts and accompanying promotional material. 
    • To communicate with students within the Blackboard (Bb) Leaning Management System (LMS) infrastructure and provide communication resources for students; a general response to PIU email within 24 hours. 
    • Participation in TA meetings as needed by department head via Bb Collaborate or other virtual meeting software. 
    • It is recommended that a TA plan to participate in each course on an average of (10) hours per week. Depending on the number of students in the course in a given semester, this number will fluctuate.
  2. Professional
    • To keep current academically and professionally; to participate in PIU-provided resources and training to effectively manage classroom and develop necessary skills.
    • To effectively communicate with PIU administration and faculty.
  3. Spiritual
    • To maintain a daily schedule of personal quiet time with the Lord and to be in His Word.
    • To serve as a spiritual leader for students and as an encourager to colleagues.
    • To be an active member of a local, Bible believing, church that is baptistic in doctrine and polity.
    • To promote in each student a spirit of compassion and skills for communication.
    • To promote unity, motivation, and a spirit of service among the faculty, staff, and students.

Program Information

E4-12 is a unique delivery system from PIU that is based on the mandate of Ephesians 4:12 (to equip the saints and build the body of Christ). The delivery method of e4-12 is designed to offer affordable, flexible, accredited training to students globally and provide seminary-level education to students without the requirement of relocation or costly travel. E4-12 offers both a credit-seeking option for qualified applicants to the Master’s degree as well as an enrichment option for those who simply desire to enhance their knowledge of the Bible. 

The Master of Arts in Ministry degree is a 30 credit-hour degree program that provides a general overview of biblical principles and theology with a contemporary ministry application. More information on the degree and the courses offered at: http://www.piedmontu.edu/master-of-arts-in-ministry-program-page-e4-12-site-03

The Portuguese e4-12 project is a collaborative effort of PIU and Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission (BGFM). BGFM’s participation in this project has greatly contributed to its existence and future success. For more information, the e4-12 department can be reached at e4-12@piedmontu.edu or 800.937.5097


Seminary Professor of Theology

Temple Baptist Seminary of Piedmont International University is seeking a full-time professor of Theology in the Bowman School of Bible and Theology.

A. Qualifications

  1. A Ph.D. or Th.D. in the discipline earned at an accredited university or seminary
  2. Full agreement with the PIU Statement of Faith and the Seminary Hiring Grid, including the PIU position on classic dispensationalism
  3. Five years of Seminary/graduate school teaching experience
  4. Dynamic communication skills
  5. Record of scholarly research and publications
  6. Competence in using instructional technology, including Blackboard
  7. Commitment to maintaining biblical standards in personal and family testimony, local church involvement and global vision

B. Position Starting Date

Fall Semester, 2018


C. Application Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Summary of teaching philosophy
  5. Statement of theological position, including dispensationalism
  6. Pastoral reference letter
  7. Academic/professional reference letter
  8. Official or unofficial transcripts


D. Submission Information

Dr. Larry Tyler, Dean
Bowman School of Bible and Theology


E. Questions or more information

Dr. Larry Tyler, Dean
tylerl@piedmontu.edu; 336. 714. 7989

Dr. Barkev Trachian, Seminary Vice President
trachianb@piedmontu.edu; 336. 714. 7910


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.


  • 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


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


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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