Dean of the Patterson School of Business

Position Summary

Piedmont International University invites applicants for the position of Dean of the Patterson School of Business.  The Patterson School of Business includes undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Dean of the Patterson School of Business will give oversight to the school, ensuring that its objectives are reached and maintained, faculty positions and needs are met, and faculty and programs are reviewed regularly to provide students with optimal training and preparation.

General Responsibilities

  • Maintain accreditation and foster continuous improvement
  • Call, chair, and maintain minutes of regular school meetings
  • Supervise course assignments for current faculty
  • Serve on the Academic Council
  • Complete the annual evaluation of Patterson School of Business faculty
  • Fulfill responsibilities as a teaching faculty member with the goal that the teaching load as a Dean should not exceed 6-9 hours per semester and 3-6 hours in the summer
  • Advise students
  • Lead students and faculty in spiritual, intellectual, and professional growth

Specific Responsibilities

  • Participate in the interview process of new school faculty members
  • Recommend to the library the purchase of any books, journals, and computer software
  • Encourage faculty research, continuing education, and publication
  • Prepare and recommend modifications to the Catalogs or School Handbook
  • Recommend and review appropriate academic policies
  • Supervise preparation of Program Reviews for each program in the school

Please submit curriculum vita with cover letter and letters of reference to gilleyt@piedmontu.edu. Include “Business Dean” in the subject line. Your vita should include your current telephone number and email address. Piedmont International University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, disability, or national origin. However, as a Christian organization, PIU employs those who have trusted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and are in essential agreement with Piedmont’s Statement of Faith and Points of Conviction

 

Assistant to the Academic Technology Coordinator

Position Summary

The primary responsibility is to assist the Academic Technology Coordinator in maintaining the performance, integrity, and security of the Student Information System (SIS) and Learning Management System (LMS). Other administrative tasks related to these systems will also be assigned, including assisting users in training and troubleshooting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience as an LMS administrator
  • Minimum of 3 years of DBA experience including SQL scripting

Responsibilities

  • Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide timely responses to end users
  • Map out future conceptual designs for planned databases and integrate applications
  • Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into a specific data model
  • Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act
  • Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata)
  • Maintain courses and enrollments in the LMS
  • Ensure all online courses conform to institutional standards

Goals

  • Share in a unified commitment to the mission and vision of the university
  • Display high standards of professionalism, ethics, and teamwork
  • Project a positive attitude and employ energetic execution of tasks
  • Demonstrate accountability in work-related tasks
  • Exhibit institutional loyalty and absolute confidentiality
  • Manage competing deadlines in a self-directed and composed manner

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and proven effectiveness. Please submit résumés with cover letter and letters of reference to groganm@piedmontu.edu. Include “Assistant to the Academic Technology Coordinator” in the subject line. Your résumé should include your current telephone number and email address. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we cannot accept résumés in person, by fax or by mail. Piedmont International University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, disability, or national origin. However, as a Christian organization, PIU employs those who have trusted Jesus Christ as their personal Savior and are in essential agreement with Piedmont’s Statement of Faith and Points of Conviction.

 

Admissions Data Support Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:
Piedmont International University, dedicated to becoming an internationally recognized leader in innovative, Bible-centered higher education for effective ministry in a constantly changing world,

is seeking a full-time Admissions Data Support Specialist to join the Enrollment Services team.  This team member will report to the Executive Director for Data Enrollment and Systems and will provide foundational support resulting in excellent customer service, office productivity, and successful conversion of new student inquiries through admits. The position is responsible for such aspects as  routine office and administrative tasks, manual and report management, as well as assignments related to special events and projects.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or sufficient work experience in administrative assistance and data entry

  • 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 multitask and prioritize workload
  • Ability to work well with others in a high-paced team environment
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including evening hours during high volume time frames
  • Strong alignment with the mission and values of Piedmont International University

RESPONSIBILITIES:   
Office Routines

The incumbent works closely with the Executive Director in completing tasks which ensure efficient and effective productivity of team members as well as positive experiences for clients.

  • Provide superior customer service by serving as a link to other departments and providing guidance in a professional manner
  • Process or redirect requests from general admissions email
  • Verification and data entry of applications upon receipt
  • Processing of transcripts, test scores and other documentation related to the admissions process
  • Serve as backup for maintenance of Action Track dashboards during high volume travel seasons

Administrative Tasks   
The incumbent works closely with the Executive Director in completing tasks which lend support to the overall success of office procedures 

  • Prepare prospect and organizational mailings related to information requests
  • Prepare applicant records for final review
  • Finalize acceptance files for hand-off to the advising office
  • Prepare birthday postcard mailings via queries and mail merge
  • Prepare a variety of mass mailings/emails via exports and mail merge
  • Assist with development and maintenance of programming templates/correspondences
  • Maintain departmental policy and procedure manual

Reporting   
The incumbent works very closely with the Executive Director in providing assistance with maintenance of departmental reporting

  • Assist with weekly, monthly, and annual reporting venues
  • Assist with development of reporting presentations for special meetings

Projects  
The incumbent works closely with the Executive Director in providing support to office functions related to special events or projects

  • Assist in promotion of departmental sponsored events
  • Scanning support
  • Special projects as assigned

GOALS

  • An office environment that promotes superior customer service
  • Utilize procedures that support efficiency and effectiveness for the team and clients
  • Daily maintenance of accurate information and records leading to university decisions
  • Support efforts to increase prospect to applicant conversion rate
  • Support efforts to increase applicant to accept conversion rate  
  • Maintain a consistent reporting agenda

SALARY:
$21,000 - $24,000 (Dependent upon work experience)

Email resume which includes your current phone number and mailing address, with cover letter to admissions@piedmontu.edu with Subject of “Admissions Support Specialist.”

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 our Statement of Faith and Points of Conviction.

 

Director of Development

Piedmont International University is seeking a Director of Development who 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, use of Internet, etc.), attracts donors, plans 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.

Major areas of responsibility:

  • Strategically utilizes the President in fundraising, especially in the areas of major gifts and planned giving. As such, the Director of Development will be expected to place the President in front of key donors or potential donors on a regular basis.
  • Effectively communicates the strategic vision of the university to inspire a new set of donors for increased support of PIU.
  • Creates new giving programs that engage a new generation of individual, church, alumni and corporate donors.
  • Develops written materials for prospects and donors regarding the value of supporting PIU’s institutional priorities.
  • 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.
  • Cultivates, preserves and strengthens donor relationships and loyalty among alumni, existing donors, board members, volunteers, etc.
  • Conducts targeted and personalized mailings and communications on fundraising initiatives.
  • Serves as the primary administrator of capital campaign activities and liaison to development consultants.
  • 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.
  • Prepares reports for the Board and advises the Board’s Development Committee when requested by the President.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an experienced, energetic fundraising professional, dedicated to the mission and vision of the university.
  • Have a track record demonstrating accountability for results.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
  • Exhibit a natural inclination for institutional loyalty and absolute confidentiality.
  • Have the ability to manage competing deadlines in a self-directed and calm manner.
  • Be able to maintain effective working relationships, communicating clearly and appropriately with all key stakeholders with demonstrated diplomacy skills.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication including public speaking and presentation.

Other requirements:

  • Relative bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Demonstrated track record as a successful development professional
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible and successful development experience including planned giving, grant writing and capital campaign experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in development related software
  • Working knowledge and/or experience with development efforts that utilize the Internet and social media.
  • Ability to match donor interests with PIU priorities
  • Ability to travel 20%-25% of the time (within the US)
  • Basic financial knowledge
  • Committed interest in biblical education and ministry training

This is a fulltime position available immediately, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience and proven effectiveness. Potential advancement within the organization is possible based on performance. Salary Range $60,000-$90,000.

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 our Statement of Faith and Points of Conviction.

Send resumes with cover letter and letters of reference to condons@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.

 

 

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

 

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