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.

Piedmont International University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, 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 mckays@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.

 

Alabama Branch Campus Regional Director

Piedmont International University is seeking a Regional Director for the launch of a branch campus in Birmingham, Alabama. This new site will not require a large building as most staff functions will be centralized at the main campus in Winston Salem, NC. The planned Smart Efficient Blended Campus (SEBC) will house a Barnes & Noble styled gathering area, offices, and several smart classrooms. They will feature extensive use of online and teleconferencing technology to facilitate integrated classes that allow students to attend physically or virtually, and the University will share faculty across all locations. Ministry and Bible degrees will be offered to honor the heritage and mission of an historic Birmingham educational institution, Southeastern Bible College (SEBC), which recently merged with Piedmont. Additional programs under consideration include an undergraduate business management degree, an MBA, etc. A variety of online options will also be available including a PhD in Leadership.

This new campus requires a dynamic, multi-talented Director to participate in a comprehensive feasibility study, to oversee the launch (including site planning, curriculum building, faculty and staff hiring), and then to provide ongoing administrative oversight. The full-time position offers the potential of advancement within the University. The initial salary range is $65,000-95,000 based on previous successful experience and academic credentials. The first interviews are scheduled for February 19-22 with the position remaining open until filled. The successful candidate will be an high energy, self-motivated Christian leader with a documented record of visionary leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, strategic and tactical enrollment building, development accomplishments, successful fiscal and budget experience, effective collaboration, knowledge of the Birmingham market, and academic excellence. A PhD in Higher Education Administration or similar degree is preferred.  

Please submit résumés with cover letter and letters of reference to mckays@piedmontu.edu. Include “Regional Director” 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, age, 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.

 

e4-12 Portuguese Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA)

Reports

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
tylerl@piedmontu.edu

 

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

 

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

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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