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POSITION: Information/Circulation Resource Specialist

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

REPORTS TO: Reference Librarian (Head of Access/Research Services)

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The Information/Circulation Resource Specialist works primarily from the library’s information service desk, under the guidance of the Head of Access/Research Services Librarian. The selectee provides computer-assisted services to students/library personnel and renders circulation services to students/faculty at the College. The selectee assists students in use of the library’s online catalog; charges and discharges books and reserve materials; assists students with the retrieval of materials from the stacks; maintains the library’s book collections; and operates the library’s print software, electronic readers, and photocopy machines. The selectee troubleshoots library computer equipment. The selectee engages students/library personnel, individually and/or in groups, with hands-on training in the use of general office or job specific computer software. The selectee effectively supervises and trains work-study students in shelving and stack maintenance, and schedules students for desk coverage. The selectee makes presentations to small and/or large student groups for library tours. The successful selectee must be dependable and prompt for work and able to work a rotating weekend schedule.

Other responsibilities include: prepares and submits statistical reports; keeps abreast of technology trends; attends job-related workshops, conferences, and meetings, participates and contributes to library committees.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; computer science background preferred. Will consider degrees in other areas, for applicants with demonstrated skills and knowledge of computer hardware/software.
  • Experience in the public sector of the library services or a proven record of satisfactory customer service experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships with librarians, students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to lift computer equipment

TECHNOLOGY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with an integrated library management system, computer/laptop hardware, general office software, and other electronic devices such as iPads, readers, etc.
  • Knowledge and skills to troubleshoot computers/laptops/printers
  • Knowledge of general office software programs and experience performing software upgrades
  • Ability to train students/library personnel in software applications
  • Possess the ability to independently perform specialized duties
  • Ability to keep abreast of technology trends

CIRCULATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in the formalities of providing circulation services such as assisting students in use of the library’s online catalog, charging and discharging books and reserve materials; assisting students with the retrieval of materials from the stacks; operating photocopy machines, etc.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification scheme and the ability to shelf read collections
  • Ability to effectively supervise and train work-study students
  • Ability to gather usage data and prepare statistical reports
  • Ability to conduct library tours for small and large student groups
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as assigned

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Review of applications will begin December 3, 2014.


POSITION: Associate Director of Operations

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Benedict College Child Development Center
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director of the Benedict College Child Development Center

The primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Operations is to assist the Executive Director in the general supervision and management of the Child Development Center. The Associate Director also assumes the duties of the Executive Director in his/her absence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage USDA Food Services Program.
  • Supervise the planning and implementation of center and community events.
  • Plan and implement training programs and other staff development activities including DSS licensing training.
  • Approve the purchasing of educational materials and supplies
  • Approve all required records, including time cards/sheets, leave forms, and accident ouch/reports.
  • Assist with the hiring of center staff.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of staff meetings.
  • Assist with grant writing.
  • Assist with program development for the center and ensuring that goals and objectives of the center are met.
  • Assist with assessing the performance of staff, interns, and volunteers.
  • Assist with the planning and administering of the student internship program.
  • Interface with community groups and participate in community events that pertain to Early Childhood and to family life as a whole.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children especially in the field of Early Childhood Education or Development. Must be able to meet the requirements of Benedict College and the licensing agency. This person must be a sensitive and mature individual who has supervisory experience and is able to interact well with children, parents, teachers, Benedict College students and persons from the community. Must possess knowledge and understanding of all current local and state regulations.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood (or related field) with at least three years of experience in a center-based child development center, birth to five years of age.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current resume; 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: Academic Coordinator

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: School of Education, Health and Human Services
UNIT: Upward Bound Program I
WORK SCHEDULE: Part-Time (Monday – Wednesday)
SALARY: $16,500

JOB SUMMARY:

The Academic Coordinator position is a part-time, 12 month position designed to meet the needs of Upward Bound educational goals. The successful candidate must have the ability to provide direct instruction to individuals and small groups and demonstrate skills in curricula development. The candidate must also have the ability to collaborate with target school staff. The candidate will report to the program director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in counseling, education or related fields
  • Familiar with selecting, administering, and interpreting standardized test results
  • Ability to design a curriculum germane to required course offerings for students
  • A general knowledge of the national financial aid process
  • One year of experience in working with disadvantaged youth in an educational setting or related area
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate all tutorial and study skills activities
  • Make school visits to provide academic counseling
  • Maintain records of weekly contact with students
  • Conduct and/or coordinate financial aid workshops involving students and parents
  • Prepare schedule of classes for academic, motivational and career curriculum for students’ use during the academic year and summer phase
  • Construct learning prescriptions for project students
  • Design and implement program procedures to place program graduates into post secondary institutions with adequate financial aid
  • Conduct training and supervise tutors and tutor-counselors
  • Supervise and maintain resource laboratory
  • Record and maintain student grades as reported on nine-week report cards.
  • Design and implement an evaluation policy and procedure for program instructors
  • Develop a syllabus for each core academic subject taught by the instructors
  • Assist with general planning and preparation of events and program functions
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College application (download from website), resume, official college transcript(s), and three letters of reference to:

Carolyn Pouncy, Director
Upward Bound I
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls please.


POSITION: Administrative Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Physics and Engineering
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: $27,000.00

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Administrative Specialist to support the Chair of the Physics and Engineering Department in addition to faculty staff, and students. Responsibilities to include:

  • Monitors all incoming and outgoing correspondence for the office via excel spreadsheet.
  • Greets students and visitors to the office.
  • Maintains a log of student visits and phone calls.
  • Maintains calendar, schedule appointments, arranges conferences and travel, reminds Department Chair of appointment and prepares subject matter files if applicable.
  • Establishes, maintains, and prepares requisitions for office supplies
  • Prepares routine documents for the department at the beginning of the semesters for the chair’s review and signature for forwarding to the School of STEM.
  • Maintains the Master Course Schedules and initiates Departmental Schedule Modification(s) if applicable.
  • Maintains via e360 drop box documents from the faculty
  • Collects required documents and reports from faculty members.
  • Initiates and maintains reports from faculty members submittals to the department office
  • Follows up on assigned tasks and performs other related tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Initiates and prepares required paperwork for Payroll
  • Collects from the departmental faculty and staff issues and concerns for discussion as agenda items in departmental meetings.
  • Attends departmental meetings and prepares the respective minutes.
  • Assigns and supervises office work-study and service-learning students.
  • Other related duties as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Bachelor's degree preferred and two years of related administrative work experience. Experience to include having successfully rendered administrative services to an organization of at least 3 persons. Applicant should also have experience in financial management, budgeting, and excellent use of technology. Should also possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse administration, faculty, staff, and students. Required skills to include word processing, electronic and paper file management, spreadsheet familiarity (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Access, and Publisher), organizational skills, and excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current resume; 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: Learning Specialist (Writing)

DEPARTMENT: Academic Support Services
WORK SCHEDULE: Variable as Assigned. Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Assistant Vice President for Academic Support Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serving as a resource for students in the development of collegiate writing , reading comprehension, reading and writing processes.
  • Managing Learning Labs for students with supplemental instructional delivery in reading and writing to improve literacy knowledge and skills.
  • Assisting Faculty in developing differentiated supplemental assistance to accommodate the needs of students in meeting the learning outcomes.
  • Facilitating individual tutorials and team tutorials sessions; Supervising Peer Tutors; Coordinating electronic learning resources for students and English faculty.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in English, English Education, or Education with a background, concentration or specialty in Reading and/or Composition, is required. Experience in teaching, instructional coaching or tutoring.

  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be knowledgeable of MS Word
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of an instructional team

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit the following: (1) a completed Benedict College staff application, (2) three reference letters, (3) official college transcript(s), (4) resume and (5) copy of South Carolina Law Enforcement Division background check to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Academic Support Services
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Instructional Technology Specialist

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:

The person in this position is responsible for all user-based functions and services for the learning management system (Edvance360) and related programs in support of teaching and learning initiatives through the Center. The program assistant will: manage all E360 accounts and provide account assistance through the User Help Desk and individual appointments as required to faculty, staff, and students; generate all necessary E360 reports and prepare and disseminate as required; and serve as liaison with all text publishers to ensure that common cartridges, test banks, and course shell development is accomplished accurately and in a timely manner. The Instructional Technology Specialist will also be responsible for managing the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program including recruitment, training and assignment of UTAs to faculty, departments, schools, and other necessary assignments. The program assistant will maintain weekly time/activities reports and other necessary hard copy and electronic files. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Excel and Access, must be demonstrated. Perform other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree; Masters in Instructional Technology preferred. Proficiency in learning management systems, database management, and Access required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and student information systems preferred. Training and/or teaching experience preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply submit a Benedict College application, cover letter, resume, 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:Administrative Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Financial Aid
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m.to 5:00 p.m., extended hours/weekends as needed
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer phone and provide excellent customer service
  • Provide clerical and administrative support for personnel
  • Oversee and administer the day to day activities of the office
  • Maintain operational files and order supplies for the Unit
  • Manage and reconcile the budget
  • Maintain calendar of appointments and meetings
  • Process and follow-up with travel and expense reports
  • Assist in proofreading and editing materials
  • Prepare Excel/Word reports and minutes of meetings
  • Greet students and other visitors to the office
  • Provide accurate information and courteous service to students and visitors
  • Keep daily log of visitors coming in to the office

Perform other related duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor's degree is required and at least three years of work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in managing and reconciling budgets
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess organization and coordination skills
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive and confidential issues
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures
  • Ability to organize resources and establish priorities for assigned tasks
  • Ability to multi-task

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application (download from website), three letters of reference, college transcript(s) and resume 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, resume, 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, resume, 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: Assistant Teacher

DEPARTMENT: Child Development Center
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00am - 3:30pm / 9:00am - 5:30pm (Monday - Friday; Shift to be Assigned)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

Perform routine work assisting classroom teacher in the general supervision and management of a group of children between the ages of six weeks and five years of age.

TASKS PERFORMED:

  • Assist the teacher in planning, implementing and evaluating daily activities for the children
  • Assist the teacher in maintaining an orderly environment
  • Provide care and protection of all children.
  • Assist in maintaining all classroom records
  • Share with the teacher pertinent information obtained through contact with parents and observation of the children
  • Assume responsibility for the children and the classroom in the absence of the teacher.
  • Attend all staff and parent meetings and recommended training programs and conferences

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age, in the process of becoming professionally prepared to be a teacher of young children and meet the requirements of the licensing agency. This person must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the needs of others and able to relate well to children.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Successful candidate must have a Child Development Associate credential (CDA) or a minimum of (15) semester hours in Child and Family Studies or Early Childhood Education. Also a minimum of one year of job experience with this age group is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College application for employment, resume, official college transcript(s), and three letters of reference to:

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

DEADLINE: 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, resume, 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, resume, 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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