Systems Administrator

Information Technology
40 hours/12 months
April 27, 2016


The systems administrator supports the corporate network infrastructure, network access and network security in addition to all end user devices.


  • Provide support for technical functions of network servers, server operating systems, appliances, switches and devices connected to the corporate networks. Monitor, evaluate, and optimize network traffic and performance through systematic assessment based on routine testing, network documentation, and logs. 
  • Perform physical infrastructure modifications as needed with systems engineer and other IT administrators.  This includes assistance with backups and shutdown/restoration procedures for disaster recovery procedures for all systems and devices. 
  • Serve as junior IT security officer ensuring network security and functionality by researching security best practices, monitoring campus systems and infrastructure for new and existing vulnerabilities, maintaining adequate intrusion detection systems and procedures, and maintaining software licenses.
  • Provide support for end user devices that connect to network and servers.  Ensure compliance with hardware standardization and compliance with software licensing.
  • Coordinate comprehensive and accurate network documentation, diagrams and logs.  Also coordinate a comprehensive and accurate inventory of all equipment.
  • Write comprehensive and accurate network documentation, diagrams and logs.  Perform periodic checks on systems documentation and procedures to ensure accuracy.


  • Three to five years experience in systems administration or infrastructure engineering preferred.
  • Network cabling installation experience.
  • Experience with configuring network appliances preferred.
  • Experience managing servers, especially in a cloud environment.
  • CISCO certification and/or MCSE certification.
  • Network cabling installation certification a plus.
  • CISSP or equivalent certification a plus.  
  • Technical school degree minimum education required.

Upper School Math Teacher

Ben Lippen School
10 months: Aug-May
August 01, 2016


A Ben Lippen math teacher is responsible to:

  1. teach six sections of upper school mathematics, including Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, and AP Calculus BC.
  2. collaborate with other members of the math department to continually revise and develop the math curriculum at Ben Lippen School.
  3. perform any other non-teaching duties as assigned by the upper school principal.


The ideal candidate for the upper school math teacher position should possess:

  1. a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a closely related field (an advanced degree is preferred).
  2. ACSI teacher certification.
  3. two years of successful teaching experience in secondary mathematics.
  4. content mastery of secondary mathematics ranging from Algebra-1 through AP Calculus-BC and AP Statistics.
  5. AP Calculus experience preferred.
  6. a demonstrated ability and interest to innovatively and appropriately bring technologies (including the iPad and TI graphing calculators) into the classroom in order to support student learning.
  7. a clear desire and ability to teach in a student-centered, problem-based learning environment.
  8. demonstrated experience working in a diverse international community and strong cross-cultural skills.

Campus Visit Coordinator

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
February 01, 2016


The Campus Visit Coordinator, as a member of the Admissions Team, is responsible for coordinating a thriving and innovative campus visit program, planning and organizing distinctive campus-wide recruitment programs.  The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, self motivated, results-oriented individual with a passion for CIU, its programs, services, and student success.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Customize a schedule for the prospective student, serving visits for both Undergraduate and Seminary/Graduate School admissions offices.
  • Communicate with prospective students in order to ascertain the information required to individualize their campus visit. 
  • Build strong working relationships with faculty members and other University offices.
  • Receive visitors upon arrival and remain available and responsive to their needs throughout the visit.  Communicate on-campus and local hotel accommodations for prospective students and their families. Compile “Information Packet” for prospective students containing applicable CIU literature, meal ticket(s), campus maps, appropriate application and customized schedule.
  • Enlist drivers and arrange for transportation for visitors to and from airport, train and bus station.
  • Correspond with visitors before and after visits and /or recruitment events.
  • Provide admissions information to undergraduate and graduate/seminary students.
  • Coordinate Special Event Tours.
  • Coordinate the campus visit program—hiring, training, and supervising student workers & tour guides.
  • Maintain student visit information in admissions database.
  • Provide/maintain reports and evaluate visit program success through assessment, highlighting ROI and recommendations for improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working with volunteers or supervising students and/or staff
  • Experience working in higher education student services or closely related area
  • Experience using computers and technology to inform and engage others
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Capable to lead and manage a motivated student staff
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills

Enrollment Counselor, Undergraduate

40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
April 22, 2016


This position exists to support the mission of the Admissions Department with recruitment and admissions responsibilities.  Recruitment responsibilities include representing Columbia International University at schools, conferences, and other events.  In the recruiter role, this position is responsible to meet an assigned goal for new students successfully admitted each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Intentionally build relationships with prospective students through email, phone calls, and personal notes that help communicate the programs of the University and admissions policies.
  • Maintain applicant files
  • Process and review applications for admission to the University
  • Meet with and interview prospective students and guests during campus visits
  • Recruit students via recruiting trips to assigned geographical territories as well as local high schools as assigned
  • Coordinate file review with faculty and student deans as needed
  • Coordinate communication flow for assigned inquiries and applicants
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be alert, precise, analytical, tactful, and persuasive.
  • Mental faculties to plan, organize, and make decisions.
  • Knowledge of computers and other office equipment.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to meet and deal effectively with prospective students, parents and the general public.
  • Ability to travel as assigned.
  • Knowledge of CIU academic programs, admissions policies and procedures, and general enthusiasm for the University.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least one year experience as a CIU student preferred
  • Experience in admissions, recruiting, or ministry leadership preferred

Custodian - Evening Shift

Physical Plant
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
January 15, 2016


Performs routine custodial tasks in order to maintain facilities in an attractive and clean manner.  Responsible for preparing facility for the next day’s activities and other related custodial tasks as assigned by supervisor. May be assigned specific tasks or buildings.  Normal work hours 3:30-11:30 pm.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean restrooms according to prescribed manner.
  • Clean all assigned areas according to prescribed manner.
  • Vacuum/sweep areas that are assigned.
  • Maintain classrooms in orderly fashion.
  • Maintain hallways, lobbies, and office area in orderly fashion.
  • Empty all trash containers.
  • Be alert for areas that need custodial attention and take appropriate action.
  • Be alert for fire or safety hazards and notify supervisor.
  • Be alert for any security problems, especially after hours, and notify supervisor.
  • Mop/sweep tiled areas as assigned.
  • Dust/clean surfaces and areas as assigned.
  • Clean windows according to schedule.
  • Assist in moving furniture and other items.
  • Assist in maintenance tasks.
  • Assist in setting up for board meetings and other events.
  • Assist maintenance and custodial staff in performing scheduled tasks during Christmas & Spring breaks.
  • Perform other custodial duties as required by supervisor.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • May be required to work day shift during summer and other breaks.


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use cleaning equipment such as vacuums, brooms, mops, etc
  • Minimum ability in use of hand tools.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to relate to and work around young people including elementary age children.
  • Ability to observe areas that need attention and take appropriate action.
  • Able to assist in medium to heavy lifting.
  • Able to be flexible.

Minimum Training

  • High school diploma
  • One year custodial experience

Part-Time Security Officer

16 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
March 01, 2015


Perform in a professional manner routine daily security duties to protect the campus community and assets of Columbia International University.  The satisfactory performance of these duties will result in a safe and secure environment for the campus community to live, work, and study.  This is a weekend position that requires working Saturdays and Sundays, day-shift or evening-shift on a rotating basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain the physical security of buildings and facilities by conducting walkthroughs, door checks, and by following lock/unlock schedules.
  2. Maintain the security of campus grounds to protect campus community and facilities by frequent vehicle and foot patrols
  3. Continually be observant of individuals and situations that may compromise the security and safety of the campus community and facilities
  4. Be observant for maintenance issues that require attention
  5. Enforce campus parking and traffic regulations
  6. Complete necessary reports and paperwork as required
  7. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude
  8. Work as a team with other officers and the campus community
  9. May be required to work additional hours on a non-regular basis to help with special events, etc.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to analyze problems and select proper corrective action
  2. Must be 21 years of age in order to meet state requirements for security officer
  3. Ability to complete state certification for security officer
  4. Ability  to be  certified in the use of firearms and  non-lethal weapons such as OC spray and baton
  5. Ability to complete additional training as  required
  6. Good all around public relations and communications skills              
  7. Ability to keep good composure in all situations
  8. Ability to work alone and remain alert to surroundings
  9. Flexibility in days and hours available for work, including weekends
  10. Ability to sit and drive for long periods of time
  11. Ability to stay on feet for a long period of time
  12. Good physical condition

Education and Training:

  1. High school diploma
  2. One year of  law enforcement or security experience

Instructional Design Manager

CIU eCampus
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
April 22, 2016


The Instructional Design Manager will assist faculty in developing and revising courses that utilize online, multimedia, and technology-enhanced learning objects utilizing the current CIU LMS (presently Moodle).  He/she will assist faculty and students with issues related to the effective use of the CIU LMS and eCampus LMS.  He/she will serve as the leader of the eCampus virtual campus development team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Instructional Design Manager will be responsible to lead the development of the CIU virtual campus by serving as an active member of the CIU Online Implementation Team.
  • Assist faculty in developing and revising courses that utilize online, multimedia, and technology-enhanced learning objects in collaboration with our eCampus partner, CapEd. 
  • Be responsible for effective faculty and student use of the CIU Learning Management System (currently Moodle) for all non CapEd courses including posting of these courses every term and/or subterm. 
  • Stay current on instructional strategies and technologies consistent with high quality online learning through professional development and networking with other professionals in online learning, distance education, and educational technology.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Experience in field preferred

Other skills and abilities needed: 

  • Basic understanding of the instructional design process
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (particularly Moodle) and other educational technology
  • HTML familiarity preferred
  • Strong team and organizational skills needed
  • Able to work in a dynamic atmosphere with a variety of faculty and staff members


Administrative Assistant - Educational Programs in Chinese

Seminary & School of Ministry
40 hr/wk, 12 mo/yr
September 01, 2015


The Administrative Assistant - Educational Programs in Chinese position provides administrative support and educational expertise for online programs offered in Chinese, with primary focus on degree program(s) addressing K-12 education. It includes day-to-day responsibilities as well as short- and long-term projects.


Provide educational expertise and support for the online MEd degree delivered in Chinese (70%)

  • Support MEd director who is tasked to guide degree-related decisions
  • Implement short- and long-range projects necessary to deliver the degree
  • Communicate with contacts and prospective students in China
  • Coordinate travel planning and production of recruitment materials
  • Coordinate transcription of English online courses in preparation for translation to Chinese
  • Translate documents and materials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English
  • Translate Lowrie Center materials from English to Chinese

Provide administrative assistance for the online MA (Theological Studies) degree delivered in Chinese (30%)

  • Coordinate transcription of English online courses in preparation for translation to Chinese
  • Translate documents and materials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English
  • Coordinate activities of contract recruiters and mentors


Education & Training

  • Bachelors degree in education required; master’s degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in higher education office administration
  • K-12 teaching experience preferred
  • Cross-cultural experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Able to translate well from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese
  • Able to organize tasks, plan well, and work independently
  • Able to maintain accurate files and records
  • Familiar with US graduate-level education
  • Good computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail communication software

College of Counseling Faculty

College of Counseling
12 mo/yr
August 01, 2016


  • Collaborates with the College of Counseling faculty team to offer professional training in clinical mental health counseling within a biblical worldview in order to provide Christ-like therapeutic relationships for healing and growth.
  • Embraces CIU’s educational philosophy of integrating academic excellence, spiritual formation, and ministry skills development, with Bible at the core.


  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from an accredited institution.
  • Licensed graduate of a CACREP program. At least five years of full-time clinical counseling experience.
  • At least three years of full-time teaching experience in graduate-level higher education .
  • Commitment to cross-cultural ministry outside the US.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of and experience in clinical mental health counseling.
  • Expertise in child/adolescent and/or marriage/family counseling.
  • Proficiency in the use of educational and classroom technology.
  • Effectiveness in communicating with and coaching adult learners.
  • Commitment to teamwork and a collegial model of decision-making.

Assessment Coordinator

College of Education
40 Hours per week
July 01, 2016

NOTE:  Pending Budget Approval for 2016-2017


The position of Assessment Coordinator includes primary commitment to implement and supervise the assessment plan of the College of Education under the leadership of the Dean of the College of Education.


Assessment Coordinator for the College of Education (COE) provides on-going, faculty-based evaluation for improving the quality of all the COE Programs and ensuring that outcomes achieved are consistent with the mission and goals of COE and CIU.  Although assessment, as well as the accreditation process, is the responsibility of virtually every member of the University community, the function of the Assessment Coordinator is to be involved closely in the assessment process, primarily by managing—and eventually directing—the College of Education assessment, accreditation and licensure activities. These duties will include such activities as organizing the process with timelines, conducting constituent surveys, compiling information, providing an information database, collecting and entering data, completing files, analyzing statistics, providing feedback and information to the unit and programs for evaluative decision making, developing rubrics and charts, writing reports, testing, making modifications to assessments and the assessment process, attending meetings, keeping minutes and records, working with advisory council and stakeholders, keeping abreast of changes to standards, meeting with faculty and candidates, creating and revising course schedules and forms, working as a team with faculty to organize periodic events for prospective students and candidates and performing other related duties as required. Ultimately, the information gathered will be used to strengthen the College of Education programs by examining and revising: (1) the alignment of instruction and curriculum with CIU, professional, state and institutional standards; (2) the efficacy of courses, field experiences, and programs and (3) candidates’ attainment of dispositions, content knowledge and demonstration of teaching and leading that leads to student learning.

The development of students is at the heart of the purpose of the College of Education.  All members of the education team are called upon to embody and to implement CIU’s purpose and mission, To Know Him and To Make Him Known, as well as the educational philosophy of the College of Education and its conceptual framework. The College of Education focuses on equipping Christian educators to think, teach and lead biblically in educational settings throughout the world. This is accomplished by facilitating student growth in biblical knowledge, spiritual maturity, ministry orientation and the professional skills necessary for service in a variety of cultural contexts.


  • Organize, manage and complete timeline projects over multiple-year periods

  • Work effectively with colleagues

  • Use excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Prepare professional reports and presentations

  • Use information technology at a high level, including Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Foster student spiritual growth, ministry skills and personal development through modeling and mentoring

  • Knowledge of educational language, processes and purpose

  • Capacity for researching, designing and completing accreditation tasks

  • Familiarity with collecting, analyzing, presenting and using data

  • Use of computers for word processing, charts, database, electronic spreadsheet, presentation software, Internet, publishing, electronic portfolios and formatting

  • Ability to set and keep long-term and short-term deadlines

  • Attention to detail for grammar, taking minutes and organizing time and files

  • Utmost confidentiality, promptness and openness for constructive comments

  • Pleasant, helpful manner of working with people

  • Flexible, consistent and even-tempered personality

  • Professional ability, dress and manner

  • Accredited master’s degree in education, preferably with curriculum or assessment emphasis

  • Previous experience with grant or technical writing

  • Familiarity with standards-based assessment principles

  • Familiarity with national, state, ACSI and PK-12 education standards

  • Previous PK-12 or higher education teaching experience

  • Cross-cultural experience


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