POSITION: Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Office of the Controller in the Division of Business & Finance
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (additional as required)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Associate Vice President/Controller for Business and Finance

BASIC FUNCTION: Under general supervision, provides administrative support for the Controller.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides quality customer service on a consistent basis. Receives incoming visitors and calls (obtains identity of caller, nature of call and courteously directs the caller to supervisor or refers caller to others within the Office or Division or other areas of responsibility).
  • Maintains calendar, schedules appointments, arranges conferences and travel, reminds supervisor of appointments and prepares subject matter files for upcoming meetings.
  • Establishes and maintains administrative files for the Controller’s Office.
  • Coordinates incoming mail pick-ups and outgoing mail drop-offs with the campus Post Office, receives and distributes mail on a daily basis. Stamps incoming documents to acknowledge receipt and properly distributes mail to unit employees. Maintains suspense files and control records on all documents requiring reply by the Controller or unit employees.
  • Types correspondence, reports and other documents (from draft through final form). Emphasis shall be placed on accuracy of format, spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Takes notes and composes minutes during scheduled staff meetings.
  • Generates and maintains Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and other records on special projects or programs.
  • Prepares requisitions for the Controller.
  • Follows up on assigned tasks and performs other related tasks and duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Detailed knowledge of office management procedures to include records retention.
  • Typing and spreadsheet application skills are musts, stenographic skills are desirable.
  • 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.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school graduate (Undergraduate degree in Business or Organizational Management preferred) with extensive background in progressively responsible office management positions. A minimum of two years experience at the executive support level is preferred. Experience in an educational, banking or financial institution environment is desirable.

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 Football Coach - Linebackers

DEPARTMENT: Athletic Department
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Some nights, weekends, and holidays required. This position also involves some required travel with necessary team sports.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Coach, Athletic Director

FUNCTION: To cooperate with the head coach in the assigned interscholastic sport in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of the institution.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a Bachelor Degree.
  • Must have competitive playing and/or coaching experience.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a diverse work environment.
  • Must have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, maintain confidentiality, show initiative, handle interruptions and manage projects.
  • Must be efficient in video editing and coordinating equipment.
  • Must have strong communication skills required: speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, counsel and advise prospective students and parents/guardians on the numerous aspects of choosing a college.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certification/training preferred

DUTIES:

  • Cooperation by the assistant coaches of each sport with the head coach and athletic director, in performing the following duties related to the institutions Football program.
  • Administer daily workout sessions/practices specifically working with Linebackers.
  • Perform all game-day coaching responsibilities and video analysis.
  • Assure that Student-athletes under his/her jurisdiction understand the team rules and regulations.
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes through emails, mailings, phone calls, campus visits, scouting, evaluation and web-based recruiting programs.
  • Support the head coach in conducting the athletic program of that particular sport and total athletic program of the Institution.
  • Attend all practices beginning the first day to the end of the season along with being available for all staff meetings and scouting/ recruiting assignments.
  • Assume the responsibility for maintenance of facilities equipment and personnel.
  • Report all injuries, misconduct, or other unusual situations to the head coach and athletic director.
  • Assist the head coach in checking in and inventorying all equipment at the end of the season.
  • Assume all duties as assigned by the head coach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach or athletic director.
  • Recruitment

The following lists of topics are designed to assist the coach in preparing for the competitive season:

  • Coaching is teaching – in-depth teaching of the advanced skills and strategies of the sport of Football
  • Coaching requires expert knowledge of the sport.
  • The coach must be willing to be a specialist.
  • The coach must be willing to devote a large amount of time to a large group of students.
  • A coach must be sensitive, firm, insightful, adaptable, and flexible. A coach must be consistent.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

Every coach needs to refresh and review before beginning the season. This may consist of concentrated readings, attending workshops or clinics, or visiting other coaches and teams to observe and ask questions. Many theories of play and techniques of skills and strategy change over time. It is the coach's responsibility to be aware of NCAA Rules and regulations as well as conference rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Athletic Department
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Football Coach - Running Backs

DEPARTMENT: Athletic Department
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Some nights, weekends, and holidays required. This position also involves some required travel with necessary team sports.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Coach, Athletic Director

FUNCTION: To cooperate with the head coach in the assigned interscholastic sport in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of the institution.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a Bachelor Degree.
  • Must have competitive playing and/or coaching experience.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a diverse work environment.
  • Must have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, maintain confidentiality, show initiative, handle interruptions and manage projects.
  • Must be efficient in video editing and coordinating equipment.
  • Must have strong communication skills required: speaking, writing, and listening.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, counsel and advise prospective students and parents/guardians on the numerous aspects of choosing a college.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certification/training preferred

DUTIES:

  • Cooperation by the assistant coaches of each sport with the head coach and athletic director, in performing the following duties related to the institutions Football program.
  • Administer daily workout sessions/practices specifically working with Running Backs.
  • Perform all game-day coaching responsibilities and video analysis.
  • Assure that Student-athletes under his/her jurisdiction understand the team rules and regulations.
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes through emails, mailings, phone calls, campus visits, scouting, evaluation and web-based recruiting programs.
  • Support the head coach in conducting the athletic program of that particular sport and total athletic program of the Institution.
  • Attend all practices beginning the first day to the end of the season along with being available for all staff meetings and scouting/ recruiting assignments.
  • Assume the responsibility for maintenance of facilities equipment and personnel.
  • Report all injuries, misconduct, or other unusual situations to the head coach and athletic director.
  • Assist the head coach in checking in and inventorying all equipment at the end of the season.
  • Assume all duties as assigned by the head coach.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach or athletic director.
  • Recruitment

The following lists of topics are designed to assist the coach in preparing for the competitive season:

  • Coaching is teaching – in-depth teaching of the advanced skills and strategies of the sport of Football
  • Coaching requires expert knowledge of the sport.
  • The coach must be willing to be a specialist.
  • The coach must be willing to devote a large amount of time to a large group of students.
  • A coach must be sensitive, firm, insightful, adaptable, and flexible. A coach must be consistent.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

Every coach needs to refresh and review before beginning the season. This may consist of concentrated readings, attending workshops or clinics, or visiting other coaches and teams to observe and ask questions. Many theories of play and techniques of skills and strategy change over time. It is the coach's responsibility to be aware of NCAA Rules and regulations as well as conference rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Athletic Department
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Student Activities Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Student Activities
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 3:30 pm - 12:00 Midnight
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Director of Student Activities

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible to the Director of Student Activities for the supervision of all social, educational, evening and recreational activities held by Student Activities. Evening and Weekend work required.

  • Assisting, supervising, and coordinating recreational and social activities held by Student Activities/Student Government Association.
  • Supervise evening activities held in the Swinton Center.
  • Supervises the Swinton Center, issue equipment and supplies used in the Swinton Center. Check ID’s of students entering the Swinton Center game room areas.
  • Serve as chaperon for all evening activities sponsored by Student Activities and S.G.A. (dances, concerts, cultural programs, etc.)
  • Organize, schedule and supervise bowling, skating, mall and museum trips for students every weekend.
  • Assisting and supervising department’s work-study students during the evening hours.
  • Assisting and supervising with the cleaning of the Swinton Center and the surrounding areas and maintain posting material on college bulletin boards.
  • Establish rules to govern recreational tournaments.
  • Mingle with students throughout the campus to determine their interest and concerns.
  • Assist with all coordination and supervision for all recreational, social, educational and cultural programs sponsored by Student Activities/Student Government.
  • Monitor all evening activities held throughout the campus. Sponsored by Student Organizations.
  • Plan and implement all movies held in the Swinton Center.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Activities.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education or Recreation and one to two years related experience.

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: Academic Success Coach

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Freshman Institute
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Weekends and holidays may be required)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Dean of the Freshman Institute

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (ACADEMIC SUCCESS COACH):

As the leader for assigned Academic Teams of students, the Academic Coach will serve as the premier advocate, motivator, and enthusiast for first-year students. Also, Academic Coaches are expected to understand and demonstrate the philosophy and the goals of the Freshman Institute and to consistently endeavor to make these a reality for the first-year students throughout the academic year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean of the Freshman Institute, the Academic Success Coach serves at the helm of designated Freshman Academic Teams to include: Freshman Students, Freshman Faculty, Student Success Trainers (Peers), Peer Tutors, and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants. The Academic Success Coach will provide directed professional mentorship, leadership and guidance to an assigned group of freshmen for whom s/he will have responsibility for the entire academic year. The ultimate assistance provided to the freshman students by the Academic Success Coach is to demystify the first year of college and to provide guidance, support, and direction that maximize the academic success and enhancing the retention of freshman students.

The Academic Success Coach is responsible for overseeing an assigned cohort of first-year students. Based on a social work case load model, the Academic Success Coach will:

  • track the academic progress of freshman students on 4 week intervals and make appropriate recommendations for academic interventions, follow through, and closure of academic issues
  • track daily, weekly and monthly attendance and make appropriate recommendations, interventions, follow through, and closure of attendance issues
  • track individual students and student groups to ensure appropriate support, recommendations, interventions follow through and closure of existing issues
  • facilitate the Freshman Seminar for freshman students
  • maintain accurate attendance of freshman students at all functions

SUMMARY:

The Academic Technology Specialist/Academic Success Coach works as a member of the Freshman Institute Leadership Team to provide leadership for all technological systems that support the Freshman Institute students, staff, faculty and administration. Additional responsibilities include serving as the Academic Success Coach for designated Academic Teams.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree required; Master's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in technology support role, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Detailed understanding of and experience with student success systems and/or learning management systems, LANs and intra and internet systems and  resources
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the Freshman Institute Leadership Team
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, resume, three reference letters, official college transcript(s), and South Carolina Law Enforcement Department criminal background check to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Academic Affairs/Freshman Institute
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Director of Judicial Affairs, Retention and Programming

DEPARTMENT: Associate VP for Student Affairs
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Associate VP for Student Affairs

BASIC FUNCTION:

Works with the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs with the implementation of plans, programs, policies and procedures affecting student life.  Responsible for coordinating, planning and administering out-of-class activities, to include social, cultural and religious activities. Assist students in personal, academic and social matters by providing advice and referrals to the VP and Associate VP for Student Affairs or other appropriate sources.

  • Manages and maintains records of disciplinary reports while accurately following policies and procedures in the Student Handbook.
  • Counsels students and make referrals when appropriate.
  • Prepares and presents reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and the President on areas of responsibility.
  • Prepares a variety of bi-weekly reports including but not limited to student mediation, student judiciary and programming, etc.
  • Conducts and analyzes multiple student surveys.
  • Assists in the enrollment and registration of students.
  • Develops and implements creative methods to retain students.
  • Assists in organizing and conducting new student orientation.
  • Maintains communication with all students at risk; works with these students to address any issues that may impede their academic progress
  • Responds in a timely manner to students and staff, regarding complaints and/or inquiries
  • Establishes and communicates accountabilities and performance expectations of the College to all students
  • Plans and ensures delivery of student activities and programming within the residence halls/ community life 
  • Establishes periodic progress reports to assure results are monitored and corrective action applied to maintain acceptable results
  • Participates in management team meetings to stay aware of the activities of other departments and campus initiatives
  • Assures departmental representation at appropriate on-campus task forces and
  • Responsible for external outreach and relations through publications, presentations and direct contact.
  • Coordinates and delivers specific programs for students which require extensive collaboration with Academic Affairs along with participation in program design and implementation teams.
  • Organizes, supervises and directs the activities and programs relating to students on a community-wide level within the College and is responsible for assisting, designing, and implementing programs that foster student retention and success including orientation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Masters Degree in Counseling, Student Personnel or related field preferred or at least 4 years of office management 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: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Science/STEM
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime is required as needed.
SALARY: $30,000 Non-negotiable

REPORT TO: Superior/Project Leader

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The successful candidate will perform modeling study of fundamental redox processes in solid oxide fuel cells. The method is mainly density functional theory (DFT) including DFT-based dynamic calculations. This position requires a highly motivated and dynamic scientist with a doctoral degree in computational chemistry, physics, chemical engineering or a related field. He/she will be very familiar with the Linux environment and quantum software such as Gaussian and VASP. He/she will also have close collaborations with experimentalists at the University of South Carolina.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in a relevant area of study
  • Strong background in surface chemistry and reaction mechanism
  • Demonstrated experience in DFT-based modeling research
  • Experience in supervising undergraduate student research
  • Excellent publication track records

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academicaffairs@benedict.edu

Position is open until filled.


POSITION:  Library Technical Assistant

DIVISION:  Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT:  Learning Resources Center (Library)
WORK SCHEDULE:  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; works rotating weekend schedule; if deemed necessary, one night a week
SALARY:  Negotiable

REPORTS TO:  Electronic Reference Librarian

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The Library Technical Assistant works primarily from the library’s Electronic Reference Center (ERC), under the guidance of the Electronic Reference Librarian, in providing research-based assistance to students/faculty at the College. The selectee trains/instructs students on the appropriate use of electronic information retrieval systems- electronic databases, online catalog, etc. and applicable software programs. The selectee engages students, individually and/or in groups, with hands-on training on how to conduct specific online searches using various electronic databases and online services. Additionally, he/she demonstrates how to effectively search the library’s online catalog for varied resources. The selectee presents information to small and/or large student groups for library tours, as well as for subject specific classes. The successful selectee must be dependable and prompt for work.  

Other responsibilities include: assists at the Library’s information service desk; reads shelf and maintains assigned book collection; prepares and submits statistical reports; supervises and trains College work-study students; participates and contributes to library committees; keeps abreast of new electronic services; attends job-related workshops, conferences, and meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s  degree required and prior work experience in a library’s public service department
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Experience and knowledge with an integrated library management system, a variety of electronic databases, and online services
  • Knowledge and skills to engage students, individually and/or in groups, with hands-on training on how to conduct specific online searches using various electronic databases
  • Ability to conduct library tours for small and large student groups
  • Possess the ability to independently perform specialized duties
  • Experience in the formalities of providing public services such as charging and discharging books and reserve materials; assisting students with the retrieval of materials from the stacks; operating photocopy machines, microfiche readers, printers and computers, 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 establish and maintain collegial working relationships with librarians, students, faculty, and staff
  • Familiarity with general office software programs
  • Ability to gather usage data and prepare statistical reports
  • Ability to keep abreast of new electronic services
  • 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 immediately, but position will remain open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Multimedia Librarian

DIVISION:  Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT:  Learning Resources Center (Library)
WORK SCHEDULE:  8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; required to work at least one weekend per month;  if deemed necessary, one night per week; 12 month; non-tenure track position
SALARY:  Commensurate with experience

REPORTS TO:  Library Director

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The Multimedia Librarian will be responsible for a wide range of activities related to the effective and efficient management of the library’s media center. The selectee plans, develops, coordinates, manages, implements, and promotes media services and programs for the College in support of its academic curriculum and accrediting programs. The selectee works with faculty across disciplines in evaluating, recommending, selecting, and acquiring media resources in varied formats (i.e., CDs, DVDs, videos, audio, steaming video collections, etc.) The selectee effectively operates various types of media equipment and instructs/trains students, faculty, and staff on the appropriate use of specialized media equipment and/or technology.

Other responsibilities include: videotapes and/or records selected College events (i.e., convocations, coronation, programs, etc.) as specified; establishes and maintains contact with media distributors/vendors for procurement of resources and equipment; establishes policies and procedures for the use of media resources, equipment, and space; maintains an accurate inventory of media equipment; prepares and submits usage data, inventory count, or required reports; supervises and trains College work-study students and/or volunteers; assists at the Library’s information service desk; participates in and contributes to appointed College and assigned Library committees; keeps abreast of trends and emerging media technology; maintains memberships in professional organization; attends local, state, and national professional meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited library program or a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Experience and extensive knowledge of various types of media equipment and non-print media resources
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge on how to set up and operate various types of media equipment
  • Ability to effectively train students/faculty on the use of specialized equipment and/or technology
  • Knowledge and the ability to review, select, and acquire media materials for instructional purposes and for the development of a non-print media collection which sufficiently supports the College’s various academic programs
  • Ability to effectively organize, coordinate, and manage the daily operations of a media center
  • Knowledge and the ability to videotape and/or record selected College events (i.e., convocations, coronation, programs, etc.) as specified
  • Ability to reasonably lift, pull or push media equipment/objects (less than 30 pounds)
  • Ability to establish and maintain collegial working relationships with librarians,  faculty, students, staff, and media vendors/distributors
  • Ability to appropriately assist faculty with media technology and its integration into the classroom
  • Familiarity with an integrated library management system and general office software
  • Ability to effectively supervise and train students or adult volunteers
  • Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology

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 immediately, but position will remain 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: Women’s Assistant Track & Field Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletic Department
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Some nights, weekends, and holidays required. This position also involves some required travel with necessary team sports.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Coach, Athletic Director

FUNCTION: To cooperate with the head coach in the assigned interscholastic sport in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of the institution.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

  1. Must have a Bachelor Degree.
  2. Must have USATF Level 1 certification.
  3. Must have at least 2 years of experience in their particular Field of interest.

DUTIES:

  1. Cooperation by the assistant coaches of each sport with the head coach and athletic director, in performing the following duties related to the institutions Track & Field program.
  2. Assure that Student-athletes under his/her jurisdiction understand the team rules and regulations.
  3. Support the head coach in conducting the athletic program of that particular sport and total athletic program of the Institution.
  4. Attend all practices beginning the first day to the end of the season along with being available for all staff meetings and scouting/ recruiting assignments.
  5. Assume the responsibility for maintenance of facilities equipment and personnel.
  6. Report all injuries, misconduct, or other unusual situations to the head coach and athletic director.
  7. Assist the head coach in checking in and inventorying all equipment at the end of the season.
  8. Assume all duties as assigned by the head coach.
  9. Complete and return a Coach's Annual Report form to the athletic director within two weeks after the last competition.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach or athletic director.
  11. Recruitment

The following lists of topics are designed to assist the coach in preparing for the competitive season.

  • Coaching is teaching - depth teaching of the advanced skills and strategies of the sport Track & Field & Cross Country
  • Coaching requires expert knowledge of the sport.
  • The coach must be willing to be a specialist.
  • The coach must be willing to devote a large amount of time to a relatively small group of students.
  • A coach must be sensitive, firm, insightful, adaptable, and flexible. A coach must be consistent.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

Every coach needs to refresh and review before beginning the season. This may consist of concentrated readings, attending workshops or clinics, or visiting other coaches and teams to observe and ask questions. Many theories of play and techniques of skills and strategy change over time. It is the coach's responsibility to be aware of NCAA Rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Athletic Department
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, 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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