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POSITION: Coordinator II - Student Services/Veteran Certifications

DEPARTMENT: Office of the Registrar/Student Records
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (additional as required)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Registrar/Director of Student Records

BASIC FUNCTION: Under general supervision, works with the Registrar/Director of Student Records with the implementation of plans, programs, policies and procedures affecting student records and services.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the organization and processing of requests for student transcripts to internal and external agencies using established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains an organized filing log and up-to-date filing system of records.
  • Assists with the registration/pre-registration and graduation processes as needed.
  • Prepares and provide academic evaluations of student records.
  • Manages and monitors the colleges veteran student services; certifies student for US Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) educational benefits; provides academic program advising for veterans; and assure compliance with federal, state and college directives in relation to veteran/dependent educational benefits.  Monitors veteran students’ academic progress, course enrollment, and other reporting requirements.
  • Performs other tasks and related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Detailed knowledge of office management procedures to include records retention.
  • Ability to operate personal computers using Microsoft Office Products to prepare and generate presentations, correspondence and/or statistical data.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

A Bachelor’s degree along with experience working with faculty/staff/students from post-secondary institutions. Experience developing and evaluating policies and procedures. Some experience with veterans compliance and regulations, preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants must submit a completed Benedict College application, résumé, three (3) letters of reference, and a transcript to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Publications Writer

DIVISION: Institutional Advancement
DEPARTMENT: Communications and Marketing
WORK SCHEDULE: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (some evening and weekend hours required)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

JOB SUMMARY:

In this high-profile position, you will be a key member of the Communications and Marketing (C&M) creative team. We are looking for a talented self starter to fill a writer/editor position in a newly created position for publications services. The Publications Writer is a creative, skilled professional who writes, edits, and coordinates print, web, and e-mail communications. The Publications Writers creates, develops and produces key publications are designed to communicate with the College’s Internal and external audiences in a competitive academic market. This position will be a part of an award-winning team of writers, editors, event planners and marketing experts. The position requires advanced writing skills for producing main image documents and online promotions that will strengthen Benedict’s image and brand. We seek an eloquent wordsmith whose outstanding journalistic style is reflected in their ability to write superlatively with an ability to manage multiple projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, English or mass communications preferred
  • 4-5 years of writing and editorial experience; with demonstrated graphic design and newspaper page-layout design skills.
  • Excellent writing, decision-making and communications skills
  • An independent thinker and self-motivated professional with strong editing and grammar skills
  • Proficient in the use of communication technology, social media and integrated marketing concepts
  • Must demonstrate exceptional people skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others; a positive attitude; with strong organizational skills are imperative
  • Proficient with Photoshop, InDesign and Desktop Publishing
  • Experience with social media marketing

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Under general supervision, write and edit key marketing publications, fund -raising brochures, recruitment and various promotional materials for the College.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To report to the Director of C&M, in addition to specified administrative officials, to carry out the mission of the department.
  • Assist C&M team with developing event programs, social media campaigns, promotional brochures, scripts, press, and campus releases.
  • Principle writer for President’s Report, College Newsletters, campus brochures, and promotional publications
  • Assist with educating faculty, staff and students communicators on media protocol as outlined in the Benedict College Media Guide and C&M Office Resource Guide
  • Work directly with the members of the Benedict College family to better appreciate and support the branding/image goals of the College
  • Provide C&M Team with key information and updates of promotable campus news, issues, and events
  • Support College recruitment, marketing programs, and development objectives, as requested by the Communications and Marketing Director

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit a letter of interest; completed application; portfolio of related work; a current résumé; three letters of reference and a college transcript(s) to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Administrative Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Community Life
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. possible weekends
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Director of Community Life

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must embody the ability to create and improve an environment conducive for the quality of living in a given residence hall
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability for attention to detail for grammar, taking minutes, and organizing time and files
  • Assist Resident Advisors
  • Assist residents in personal, academic and social matters by providing advice and referrals to the appropriate sources
  • Ability to organize, manage and complete timeline projects over multiple semester periods
  • Experience using information technology at a high level, including enterprise resource planning tools
  • Ability to track and monitor financial data and documents and to manage budgets
  • Capable of using computers for word processing, creating charts, managing databases, electronic spreadsheets, presentation software, Internet, publishing, electronic portfolios and electronic file formatting
  • Report to the Director of Community Life

TASK:

  • Manage the day-today operations of the Community Life Office.
  • Maintain and monitor the Community Life Work Aid Program.
  • Assist with the record keeping of daily maintenance, incident, and lockout reports for the residence halls.
  • Maintain records of disciplinary reports while accurately following the residential policies and procedures.
  • Counsel students and make referrals when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with students, staff and parents.
  • Supervise work study students.
  • Provide students, faculty, staff, parents the community with direction and interpretation of departmental and campus policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management preferred or at least 2 years of office management experience
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications including a letter outlining interest, résumé, original transcripts, three letters of reference, and completed staff application form should be submitted to:

Office of Community Life
ATTENTION: Nicole Garvin
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Data Specialist I for School of Health and Human Services

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT : School of Health and Human Services
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Dean of the School of Health and Human Services

This position is responsible for entering and managing assessment data using a variety of data management systems for the School under the direction of the dean. Responsibilities include data entry, identifying missing data, updating existing data, verifying data accuracy, sorting data, generating reports, and managing data in the learning management and student information systems. The data specialist will be responsible for maintaining data electronically and for uploading and downloading data in accordance with established protocols and timelines upon request for internal and external uses. This position will also provide administrative/clerical support for the School and departments, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to organize, manage and complete timeline projects over multiple semester periods
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using information technology at a high level, including enterprise resource planning tools
  • Knowledge of educational language, processes and purpose
  • Ability to manage data and reports in the learning management system
  • Capacity for researching, designing and completing assessment and accreditation tasks
  • Familiarity with collecting, analyzing, presenting and using data using Excel, Access, etc.
  • Capable of using computers for word processing, creating charts, managing databases, electronic spreadsheets, presentation software, Internet, publishing, electronic portfolios and electronic file formatting
  • Demonstrated ability for attention to detail for grammar, taking minutes, and organizing time and files
  • Ability to track and monitor financial data and documents and to manage budgets using software

TASKS:

  • Enter and organize assessment information in applicable systems
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before and after it is entered
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors
  • Organize completed documents in appropriate electronic locations in a logical manner
  • Locate and correct data entry errors or report to manager in some cases
  • Manipulate and clean data sets to generate reports
  • Upload data and reports from faculty and departments into electronic repositories
  • Work with faculty and staff to manage student and program outcomes electronically
  • Develop data tables and formats to be utilized
  • Identify solutions for data needs
  • Provide administrative/clerical support for scheduling; event planning; minutes of meetings, budget management, requisitions, travel forms, and other reports and forms processed through the unit
  • Coordinate with other staff and administrators to collect data, prepare reports, complete projects
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Higher Education work experience preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (skills test will be required at interview)
  • Experience using learning management systems preferred
  • 3 years post-college professional work experience required

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications including a letter outlining interest, résumé, original transcripts, three letters of reference, and completed staff application form should be submitted to:

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
ATTENTION: Search Committee
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Data Specialist I for Office of Academic Affairs

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: Office of Academic Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Vice President for Academic Affairs

This position is responsible for entering and managing assessment data using a variety of data management systems for the School under the direction of the dean. Responsibilities include data entry, identifying missing data, updating existing data, verifying data accuracy, sorting data, generating reports, and managing data in the learning management and student information systems. The data specialist will be responsible for maintaining data electronically and for uploading and downloading data in accordance with established protocols and timelines upon request for internal and external uses. This position will also provide administrative/clerical support for the School and departments, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to organize, manage and complete timeline projects over multiple semester periods
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using information technology at a high level, including enterprise resource planning tools
  • Knowledge of educational language, processes and purpose
  • Ability to manage data and reports in the learning management system
  • Capacity for researching, designing and completing assessment and accreditation tasks
  • Familiarity with collecting, analyzing, presenting and using data using Excel, Access, etc.
  • Capable of using computers for word processing, creating charts, managing databases, electronic spreadsheets, presentation software, Internet, publishing, electronic portfolios and electronic file formatting
  • Demonstrated ability for attention to detail for grammar, taking minutes, and organizing time and files
  • Ability to track and monitor financial data and documents and to manage budgets using software

TASKS:

  • Enter and organize assessment information in applicable systems
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before and after it is entered
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors
  • Organize completed documents in appropriate electronic locations in a logical manner
  • Locate and correct data entry errors or report to manager in some cases
  • Manipulate and clean data sets to generate reports
  • Upload data and reports from faculty and departments into electronic repositories
  • Work with faculty and staff to manage student and program outcomes electronically
  • Develop data tables and formats to be utilized
  • Identify solutions for data needs
  • Provide administrative/clerical support for scheduling; event planning; minutes of meetings, budget management, requisitions, travel forms, and other reports and forms processed through the unit
  • Coordinate with other staff and administrators to collect data, prepare reports, complete projects
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Higher Education work experience preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (skills test will be required at interview)
  • Experience using learning management systems preferred
  • 3 years post-college professional work experience required

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications including a letter outlining interest, résumé, original transcripts, three letters of reference, and completed staff application form should be submitted to:

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
ATTENTION: Search Committee
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Instructional Technology Support Specialist 1

DEPARTMENT: Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
WORK SCHEDULE: Standard hours for the Center are 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Position may require some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

DESCRIPTION: This position will assist with new course development and course redesign efforts in consultation with faculty, administrators, and other members of theCTLteam. Responsibilities include the design, development, evaluation, and revision of teaching materials, learning modules, and assessment tools. Assist in professional development activities on instructional applications of technologies and instructional strategies. Facilitate the implementation of instructional innovations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understanding of instructional design, teaching methods, and e-learning technologies
  • Knowledge of current issues related to e-Learning, distance learning, and learning technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work within teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency with web authoring tools, internet-related technologies, and course management tools
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products, graphics applications, image editing software, such as Photoshop, and web-based conferencing applications

A minimum of 2 years’ experience administering learning management systems and/or advanced proficiency in other Instructional Technologies. Bachelor’s Degree or extensive technology experience preferred. Training and/or teaching experience preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply submit a Benedict College application, cover letter, résumé, transcript(s), three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Instructional Technology Support Specialist 2

DEPARTMENT: Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
WORK SCHEDULE: Standard hours for the Center are 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Position may require some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

DESCRIPTION: This position will assist with new course development and course redesign efforts in consultation with faculty, administrators, and other members of theCTLteam. Responsibilities include the design, development, evaluation, and revision of teaching materials, learning modules, and assessment tools. Assist in professional development activities on instructional applications of technologies and instructional strategies. Facilitate the implementation of instructional innovations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Understanding of instructional design, teaching methods, and e-learning technologies
  • Knowledge of current issues related to e-Learning, distance learning, and learning technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to work within teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency with web authoring tools, internet-related technologies, and course management tools
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products, graphics applications, image editing software, such as Photoshop, and web-based conferencing applications

A minimum of 2 years’ experience administering learning management systems and/or advanced proficiency in other Instructional Technologies. Bachelor’s Degree or extensive technology experience preferred. Training and/or teaching experience preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply submit a Benedict College application, cover letter, résumé, transcript(s), three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assessment Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Assist the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment with enhancing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing the campus-wide institutional effectiveness program. This position will work with constituents (faculty, staff, and students) across campus on assessment projects related to student learning outcomes, learning assessment, and program evaluation and reporting. This includes working with electronic assessment systems, survey systems, databases, internal/external partners, and a variety of data sources. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of a variety of methods for assessing student learning outcomes.

The Assessment Coordinator in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) will assist the Director with:

  • Planning, implementation, and maintaining assessment program
  • Designing and refining a statement of purpose, outcomes objectives, and assessment mechanisms
  • Preparing a set of annual goals for the assessment program
  • Preparing an annual-budget request in support of the annual goals of the assessment program
  • Working with academic department chairs, program directors, and administrative department heads in developing, maintaining, and conducting effective assessment activities
  • Designing and refining guidelines for assessment plans and the annual assessment program
  • Providing appropriate feedback on assessment plans and annual assessment programs
  • Preparing the OIRA annual report
  • Developing and administering a variety of quantitative and qualitative assessment instruments to support campus-wide assessment .
  • Providing analytical support and advice in areas of survey research, design, and analysis to support institutional assessment initiatives
  • Advising and assisting other college departments in using assessment results for institutional improvement
  • Coordinating, preparing, and communicating schedules for recurring institutional surveys
  • Planning and conducting workshops and development programs to assist faculty and staff in implementing effective and meaningful assessment activities
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned by the Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in program evaluation, assessment, measurement, or related field
  • Working knowledge of statistics and statistical programs
  • Proficiency in, Word, Excel, Access, and SAS or SPSS
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Three years of relevant work experience in an institutional research department

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit a Benedict College Staff Application for Employment, a current résumé, copy of transcript(s) and three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: OIRA - Assessment Coordinator Application
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Telephone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.


POSITION: Research Associate

DEPARTMENT: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Assist the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment with appropriate analysis and reporting. Support strategic planning and evaluation activities and manage the College’s longitudinal student database and tracking system. Assist in the design, collection, reporting, analysis, and presentation of research studies to increase the reporting capabilities of the office; conduct survey research analysis and report writing using proprietary and internally-developed survey instruments to support the College assessment needs. Generate tables, listings, graphs, and narratives in response to queries from the college administration, units and external agencies.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in designing, conducting, writing, and presenting research and evaluation studies to administrators, faculty, staff, and students
  • Assist with the coordination of data collection, including quantitative and qualitative data, and conduct statistical analysis
  • Assist with the development of survey instruments
  • Assist in Peer Institution Analysis and benchmarking activities
  • Coordinate the faculty course evaluation project
  • Assist with the development of the IPEDS and CHEMIS Survey Projects
  • Assist with the President’s report to the Board of Trustees
  • Manage the college student longitudinal and retention database
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned by the Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree with significant graduate course work in research methods, measurement, evaluation, and assessment
  • Expertise in research instrument design and administration
  • Knowledge of and experience with the SAS statistical package and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Three years of relevant work experience, preferably in an institutional research department

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit a Benedict College Staff Application for Employment, a current résumé, copy of transcript(s) and three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: OIRA - Research Associate Application
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Telephone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.


POSITION: Senior Accountant

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Financial Accounting & Reporting
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

Reports to: Director of Financial Accounting & Reporting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Work within the Financial Accounting & Reporting Department to maintain the College’s general ledger in order to carry out internal and external financial accounting and reporting responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations to facilitate timely month-end closing
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly account analyses of balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Analyze financial statements and report on variances on a monthly basis
  • Assist with month-end close of general ledger, presentation of balance sheet and income statement results and analyses
  • Assist with preparation of month-end financial statements
  • Assist with annual financial and compliance audits
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required along with at least five to ten years of high-volume accounting experience
  • Intermediate level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Auditing skills with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts
  • Must be proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team player and with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, problem-solving and results
  • Evidence of increasing professional responsibility is essential and the ability to work proactively and independently
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to work as needed or required to meet assigned deadlines
  • Must be proactive and independent
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in higher education or not-for-profit accounting

PREFEFFED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with college and/or university accounting experience
  • MBA or CPA designation is a plus, but not required

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Please submit a Benedict College Employment Application along with a résumé, three letters of reference, and an official transcript to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Staff Accountant

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Financial Accounting & Reporting
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Reports to: Director of Financial Accounting & Reporting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reports to the Director of Financial Accounting & Reporting and works to maintain the College’s general ledger in order to carry out internal and external financial accounting and reporting responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyze and reconcile income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations to facilitate timely month-end closing
  • Assist with annual financial and compliance audits
  • Track, organize, and file monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required along with three to five years of experience in an institutional setting
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Must also be a team player and possess excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to work as needed or required to meet assigned deadlines
  • Must be proactive and independent
  • Evidence of increasing professional responsibility is essential
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in higher education or not-for-profit accounting

PREFEFFED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with college and/or university accounting experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Please submit a Benedict College Employment Application along with a résumé, three letters of reference, and an official transcript to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Teacher

SCHOOL: School of Education
DEPARTMENT: Benedict Child Development Center
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm; Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Director, Benedict Child Development Center

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under general supervision, plans and presents innovative, developmentally appropriate opportunities for children to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to the development of students' academic abilities. Reports to the Director.
  • Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the children.
  • Prepares lesson plans and related activities that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of children.
  • Assesses and maintains records of the accomplishments of children on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Reporting suspected learning and other disabilities to Director as appropriate.
  • Maintains accurate, complete and up-to-date records as required by law and administrative regulation. Assists the center administration in implementing all policies and rules and conduct; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Monitors the activities/behavior of the children to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Coordinates and/or participating in special programs, projects or events as required.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on various committees as required
  • Maintains inventory of classroom supplies and equipment.
  • Prepares supply requests as needed.
  • Participating in staff in-service training and continuing education as required.
  • Operating various types of machinery and equipment including a computer, printer, copier, audio-visual equipment, tape player, various curriculum-specific equipment or instruments, etc.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly classroom. Performing related duties as required.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Director, co- workers, other campus employees, children, parents, and the general public.
  • Remain in compliance with College, Center, DSS, USDA, Fire Safety, and DHEC regulations

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education OR Child and Family Education OR pursuing or has received an Associate in Child Development (CDA), and successful experience working with young children ages six weeks to age four years.
  • Must have at least 6 months experience working in a licensed childcare facility.
  • Capacity to provide developmentally appropriate practices in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective leadership
  • Ability to communicate in an open, yet sensitive manner with children, parents and other staff.
  • Must have the ability to work within a fast-paced environment that requires creativity and initiative.
  • The ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Balanced in temperament and the ability to effectively work with persons of all backgrounds
  • Moderate level of computer literacy and efficiency
  • Ability to be flexible in assignments and responsibilities.
  • The ability to resolve conflicts in a manner consistent with the nature and mission of Benedict College Child Development Center and Benedict College.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application (available on the Benedict website), three reference letters, official college transcript(s) and curriculum vitae to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
wittyj@benedict.edu

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Teacher

SCHOOL: School of Education
DEPARTMENT: Benedict Child Development Center
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm; Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Director, Benedict Child Development Center

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under general supervision, assists with plans and presents innovative, developmentally appropriate opportunities for children to learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to the development of students' academic abilities. Reports to the Director.
  • Assists with creating a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the children.
  • Assists with preparing lesson plans and related activities that meet the needs, interests, and abilities of children.
  • Assists with assessing and maintaining the accomplishments of children on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Reporting suspected learning and other disabilities to Director as appropriate.
  • Assists with maintaining accurate, complete and up-to-date records as required by law and administrative regulation. Assists the center administration in implementing all policies and rules and conduct; develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Assists with monitoring the activities/behavior of the children to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Assists with coordinating and/or participating in special programs, projects or events as required.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on various committees as required
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of classroom supplies and equipment.
  • Assists with preparing supply requests as needed.
  • Participates in staff in-service training and continuing education as required.
  • Operates various types of machinery and equipment including a computer, printer, copier, audio-visual equipment, tape player, various curriculum-specific equipment or instruments, etc.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly classroom. Performing related duties as required.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the Director, co-workers, other campus employees, children, parents, and the general public.
  • Remain in compliance with College, Center, DSS, USDA, Fire Safety, and DHEC regulations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education OR Child and Family Education OR pursuing or has received an Associate in Child Development (CDA), and successful experience working with young children ages six weeks to age four years.
  • Must have at least 6 months experience working in a licensed childcare facility.
  • Capacity to provide developmentally appropriate practices in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.
  • Ability to communicate in an open, yet sensitive manner with children, parents and other staff.
  • Must have the ability to work within a fast-paced environment that requires creativity and initiative.
  • The ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Balanced in temperament and the ability to effectively work with persons of all backgrounds
  • Moderate level of computer literacy and efficiency
  • Ability to be flexible in assignments and responsibilities.
  • The ability to resolve conflicts in a manner consistent with the nature and mission of Benedict College Child Development Center and Benedict College.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application (available on the Benedict website), three reference letters, official college transcript(s) and curriculum vitae to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
wittyj@benedict.edu

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Grant Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Office of Research
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Associate Vice President for Research

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in identifying grant opportunities from governmental, nongovernmental, foundations and other private organizations for the Office of Research.
  • Disseminate funding opportunities and sources to faculty
  • Work with faculty in development of proposal budgets in compliance with funding agencies and Benedict College guidelines.
  • Work with faculty in electronic proposal submission, grant accounting/compliance and timely reporting.
  • Maintain grant records (correspondence, resources, deadlines, reports, etc.) in hard copy and/or electronic (learning management system) formats
  • Provide administrative support as needed to the Associate Vice President for Research
  • Manage database and generate data reports on schedule and upon request
  • Other related duties as required by the Associate Vice President.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Applicants should have good knowledge of grant management grants accounting, compliance and reporting and working with federal, state and non-governmental funding agencies. The required skills to include word processing, electronic and paper file management, including demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Also, organizational skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. The grants administrator should also have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse faculty, staff, and students.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum two years of related work experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit application form, a letter outlining interest, résumé, original transcripts and three letters of reference should be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is opened until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Data Specialist I for School of Education

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: School of Education
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Dean, School of Education

This position is responsible for entering and managing assessment data using a variety of data management systems for the School under the direction of the dean. Responsibilities include data entry, identifying missing data, updating existing data, verifying data accuracy, sorting data, generating reports, and managing data in the learning management and student information systems. The data specialist will be responsible for maintaining data electronically and for uploading and downloading data in accordance with established protocols and timelines upon request for internal and external uses. This position will also provide administrative/clerical support for the School and departments, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to organize, manage and complete timeline projects over multiple semester periods
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using information technology at a high level, including enterprise resource planning tools
  • Knowledge of educational language, processes and purpose
  • Ability to manage data and reports in the learning management system
  • Capacity for researching, designing and completing assessment and accreditation tasks
  • Familiarity with collecting, analyzing, presenting and using data using Excel, Access, etc.
  • Capable of using computers for word processing, creating charts, managing databases, electronic spreadsheets, presentation software, Internet, publishing, electronic portfolios and electronic file formatting
  • Demonstrated ability for attention to detail for grammar, taking minutes, and organizing time and files
  • Ability to track and monitor financial data and documents and to manage budgets using software

TASKS

  • Enter and organize assessment information in applicable systems
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before and after it is entered
  • Compare data with source documents, or re-enter data in verification format to detect errors
  • Organize completed documents in appropriate electronic locations in a logical manner
  • Locate and correct data entry errors or report to manager in some cases
  • Manipulate and clean data sets to generate reports
  • Upload data and reports from faculty and departments into electronic repositories
  • Work with faculty and staff to manage student and program outcomes electronically
  • Develop data tables and formats to be utilized
  • Identify solutions for data needs
  • Provide administrative/clerical support for scheduling; event planning; minutes of meetings, budget management, requisitions, travel forms, and other reports and forms processed through the unit
  • Coordinate with other staff and administrators to collect data, prepare reports, complete projects
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Higher Education work experience preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (skills test will be required at interview)
  • Experience using learning management systems preferred
  • 3 years post-college professional work experience required

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit application form, a letter outlining interest, résumé, original transcripts, and three letters of reference should be submitted to:

Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
ATTENTION: Search Committee
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Support Technician (Entry Level)

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Learning Resources Center (Library)
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; works a rotating weekend schedule
SALARY: Negotiable

REPORTS TO: Library Director

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works collegially with Library Director, unit coordinators, and IT staff to provide, maintain, and enhance technology support in the library.
  • Maintains the computers, phone system, and other related technology in library setting.
  • Works with computer hardware; repairing or replacing defective equipment.
  • Verifies that upgrades are needed, installs new or upgraded software, and conducts testing.
  • Instructs and trains staff/new users on software or hardware, especially when major upgrades are made.
  • Troubleshoots computer hardware and software problems, logs problems and documents fixes.
  • Collects outdated equipment for recycling or disposal and keeps inventory updated.
  • Installs new computers and attaches peripheral equipment such as printers, etc.
  • Conducts periodic inventory of the computers and related hardware.
  • Responds to requests for new or configured hardware or software.
  • Tracks and monitors day-to-day performance of computers in the Electronic Reference Center (ERC), the library’s computerized lab, and maintains performance.
  • Performs hands-on training in the use of general office or job specific computer software
  • Works daily scheduled hours at the information service desk, to include a rotating weekend schedule.
  • Attends technology or job related workshops, conferences, and meetings as required.
  • Performs other job related responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A two-year college degree is required. A four-year college degree in the information technology field is preferred. Certification in computer software programs is highly desirable.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of computer hardware/software and in troubleshooting computers.
  • Ability to independently perform specialized duties.
  • Familiarity with an integrated library management system.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships within library and College environment.
  • Ability to lift computers and related equipment.
  • Ability to keep abreast of technology enhancements.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, three reference letters, official sealed college transcript(s) and résumé to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Learning Resources Center (Library)
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Review of applications will begin March 31, 2015


POSITION: Junior Accountant

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Accounting
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F; 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate With Experience

REPORTS TO: Director of Financial Accounting & Reporting

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Junior Accountant is primarily responsible for working within the Accounting Department to assist in maintaining the College’s general ledger functions in order to produce internal and external financial accounting and reporting responsibilities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary responsibility is to assist with the preparation of financial statements and support schedules according to established time lines
  • Assist with the monthly close procedures
  • Prepare account reconciliations (cash, liabilities, fixed assets, payroll accruals) and supporting sub-ledgers
  • Maintenance of journal entry files
  • Research and resolve account reconciling items
  • Assist with documentation and testing of internal reporting system upgrades and modifications
  • Assist with preparation of audit samplings for external & internal audits
  • Support other team members as necessary
  • Other projects as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Must be highly detail oriented and organized
  • Strong computer skills (Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint applications)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to handle confidential and time-sensitive material
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules
  • Strong analytical, process and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary to complete job responsibilities

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Exposure to non-profit accounting standards
  • Experience in higher education accounting and/or finance

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and a college transcript(s) to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Community Life
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SALARY: $22,622.00

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the quality of living in a given residence hall. Supervise and assist Resident Advisors. Assist individual residents in personal, academic and social matters by providing advice and referrals to the appropriate sources. It is a Live-in position with office hours. Also, the position dictates the individual is on call for 24 hours.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain daily maintenance, incident, and lockout reports for the assigned residence hall.
  • Submit disciplinary reports timely and accurately following the residential policies and procedures.
  • Process and report work orders timely and accurately.
  • Counsel students and make referrals when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with students, staff and parents.
  • Monitor security surveillance equipment.
  • Supervise and Residence Hall Advisors and Work Study students.
  • Provide students, faculty, staff, parents the community with direction and interpretation of departmental and campus policies and procedures.
  • Oversee all in-dorm activities.
  • Perform weekly room inspections.
  • Perform quality-control procedures.
  • Work with Campus Safety to ensure proper safety procedures in residence halls including the operation of fire drills and building evacuations.
  • Train and monitor Residence Hall Advisors and Work-study Students.
  • Conduct monthly dorm meetings.
  • Responsible for controlling the assigned residence key system.
  • Make or change room assignments in accordance with residential policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors Degree in Student Personnel or related field preferred and at least 2 years of student services or residential life experience. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants must submit a completed Benedict College application, résumé, three (3) letters of reference, and a transcript to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Dispatcher

DEPARTMENT: Campus Police
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotating Shifts (5-day work week)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision and training of Central Dispatch Supervisory, assist uniformed officers in maintaining a safe and secure campus environment by receiving incoming calls for service and dispatching units on calls as needed; providing prompt, courteous and professional telephonic response to al callers; must present a professional dress and attitude at all times.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Dispatch via radio to campus police officers in response to requested call for services
  • Obtain information to enhance campus police officers and staff effectiveness in response
  • Receive and route telephone calls appropriately and answer routine questions; provided needed assistance to individual callers on a case by case basis
  • Maintain a accurate log of events and calls during assigned shift
  • Must be able to comprehend and grasp methods of gathering accurate, precise information for delivery
  • Handling NCIC record checks upon request of officers
  • Handle traffic according to departmental policy and procedures
  • Perform all other duties and mission assignments as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduate with 2 years working experience in a profession that required a high volume of contact, either by telephone or in person, with the general public; work in a field that allow independent thinking on making judgment calls; must have a clear criminal record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: BS Degree and 1-year working experience in security, law enforcement; or has Certification as a Law Enforcement/Emergency Telecommunicator or Call-taker.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants must submit a completed Benedict College application, résumé, three (3) letters of reference, and a transcript to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Community Life
WORK SCHEDULE: 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m
SALARY: $18,500

The Community Life Assistant is a full-time staff member responsible for monitoring and enforcing rules to maintain a positive residential living-learning environment.Some of these functions include: supervision, reporting, counseling, oversight of a residence hall from 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of two years of residence life experience.
  • Capable of effectively managing multiple residence life issues and functions simultaneously.
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply submit a Benedict College application, cover letter, résumé, transcript(s), three letters of reference and salary/salary requirements to:

Benedict College
Office of Human Resources
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


For above job announcements without contact information, submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, and three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Employment Applications (Faculty & Staff).


Benedict College is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in educational programs, activities, and conditions of employment.

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