See also Athletics Staff Vacancies


POSITION: Student Activities Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Student Activities
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: Afternoon-Evening shifts; May include weekend hours as needed
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Director of Student Activities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under general direction, The Student Activities Coordinator will assist with planning, coordination, and supervision of all cultural, recreational, educational, and social activities for students sponsored by the Office of Student Activities; compliance with established College’s rules and policies, assure proper set up and breakdown for special events and activities held in the Campus Center, and other specified campus venues. Develop and coordinate afternoon and evening events and activities for students. Serve as a Co-Advisor to the Student Activities Student Programming Group.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with planning, coordination, and supervision of all cultural, recreational, educational, and social activities for students sponsored by the Office of Student Activities.
  • Develop, coordinate, and supervise afternoon and evening events and activities for students held in the Campus Center.
  • Assist with preparation and dissemination of student activities related materials to faculty, staff, students, and/or community.
  • Assist with creating, revising, and posting of flyers, posters, literature, and other promotional materials for all events, and activities sponsored by the Office of Student Activities.
  • Maintain an inventory of all equipment and supplies.
  • Supervise the Office of Student Activities work-study students.
  • Serve as a Co-Advisor to the Student Activities Student Programming Group.
  • Serve on college committees as assigned.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of equivalent related knowledge, skills, and experience in event planning and organizing social and/or cultural activities for students.
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model for undergraduate students while maintaining professional boundaries.
  • Strong leadership, customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively and proficiently operate various Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Competence in social networking resources, utilizing Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official college transcript(s) to:

Office of Human Resources
Attn: The Office of Student Activities
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Medical Assistant

Department: Health Services
Division: Student Affairs
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, Flexible hours, nights, weekends, as needed
Salary: Commensurate with experience

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for managing the Student Health Services Office. Assist students in medical, academic and social matters by providing advice and referrals to the appropriate sources. Report to the Director of Student Health Services.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Student Health Services Office.
  • Maintain records of health services reports while accurately following policies and procedures in the Student Handbook.
  • Make referrals when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with students, staff and parents.
  • Provide students, faculty, staff, parents, and the community with direction and interpretation of departmental and campus policies and procedures.
  • Calling in Prescriptions to Pharmacies
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the Director of Student Health Services.
  • Assist with scheduling patients to see physician(s) or external sources.
  • Assist with triage patient problems in clinic.
  • Assist with identifying and reporting incidences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Taking Medical Histories
  • Preparing Patients for Examinations
  • Assisting the Physician during Examinations
  • Collect Laboratory Specimens
  • Updating and Maintain Patients Files

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate Degree or related field preferred or at least 2 years of office management experience in the medical field
  • Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistance Program is required Registered Medical Assistant
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good people and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application (download from website) three letters of reference, college transcript(s) and résumé via mail or in person:

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: Director of Teacher Education

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

The School of Education is comprised of four units: (1) Department of Education, Child and Family Studies; (2) Office of Teacher Education; (3) Child Development Center; and (4) Upward Bound (I & II).

Under the leadership of the dean of the School of Education, the director of Teacher Education is responsible for leading the Office of Teacher Education and ensuring that all educator preparation programs and classes meet state, national, and accreditation standards/requirements in alignment with the Benedict College mission and strategic plan.

The Director of Teacher Education will:

  1. Oversee, coordinate, and prepare annual data collection, analysis, and reporting to guide program improvement
  2. Monitor and assess the progress of each teacher candidate
  3. Coordinate and oversee field and clinical placements and assessments
  4. Assist the dean with the coordination of accreditation processes
  5. Assist the dean in serving as a School of Education liaison for Benedict College, SCDE, Federal Government, School Partner/Community Partners, Professional Organizations
  6. Assist with the oversight of the Benedict College Child Development Center
  7. Teach Education classes on a reduced load
  8. Oversee Induction Support for recent graduates
  9. Participate in recruitment, admission, and retention activities
  10. Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education; however, a master’s degree or 18 graduate hours will be considered for highly competitive applicants with a combination of at least 5 years of K-12 and/or higher education teaching and administrative/managerial experience; qualifications for a tenure track appointment; demonstrated record of academic leadership based on scholarly, professional, and research accomplishments, evidence of strategic planning, curriculum development, strong interpersonal and communication skills; a history of successfully working in a collaborative environment; expertise and experience in teacher education, assessment, and accreditation; and a commitment to the mission of Benedict College.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applications including a letter outlining interest and vision for the position, curriculum vitae/résumé, original transcripts, three letters of reference, and completed faculty application form should be submitted to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Program Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: BC First Year Experience Program/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: Director of the Freshman Institute/First Year Experience Program

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Program Coordinator has the duty of coordinating the activities of designated programs within the Freshman Institute First Year Experience Program to ensure that the program's goals and objectives have been implemented successfully and maintained. Program Coordinators are responsible for coordinating assigned programs under the leadership of the Director and assistant Director. The Program Coordinator also interacts and creates liaison with students, staff, community agencies etc. in order to promote goals of the FYE and assigned program objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the premier advocate, motivator, and enthusiast for first-year students.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement major first year programs; facilitate program design, outreach, and assessment.
  • Provide directed professional mentorship, leadership and guidance to demystify the first year of college and to provide guidance, support, and direction that maximize success and enhance the retention of freshman students.
  • Take a leadership role in coordinating, in collaboration with academic and professional staff, activities for all commencing students that clarify college expectations and course choice, engage, inspire and support academic success and career development.
  • Provide opportunities for student engagement.
  • Conduct individual sessions with students as needed.
  • Foster student-student and student-staff interaction and encourage students to be active participants in their learning.
  • Work with students and professional and academic staff, to support students to become independent learners who are resilient when faced with expected/unexpected challenges.
  • Work with FYE colleagues on student leader recruitment, selection, and training.
  • Serve as the liaison between the Director of Counseling Services and first year experience freshman student.
  • Work directly with Director of Counseling Services to identify appropriate pre-screen criteria, assess service needs, and determine plan for delivery of services for students referred for intervention.
  • Pre-screen students who have been referred for counseling intervention to determine appropriate referrals and action needed.
  • Work with students on an individual or small group basis in the solution of personal problems as related to peers, home and family, health, and emotional adjustment.
  • Work with Director of Counseling Services to develop workshops and seminars designed to deal directly with issues affecting first year students.
  • In partnership with the Office of Special Needs & Disabilities, work specifically with freshman students who have been identified as having a special need.
  • Provide referrals to the appropriate campus resources as identified by the student’s need.
  • Assist Office of Special Needs & Disabilities by working with students and faculty to help ensure smooth implementation of student’s Academic Success Plan.
  • Coordinate with Academic Advising Center to provide intervention assistance with students on academic probation
  • Performs additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Three years of postgraduate work experience
  • Highly motivational, enthusiastic, and results-oriented
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as the leader of freshman teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the team
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Freshman Institute/First Year Experience Program
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Coordinator of Special Student Services

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Educational Support Services
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time; Work some evenings and weekends; Generally: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Coordinator of Special Student Services provides support services related to academic, counseling, and financial resources to students with disabilities and special needs that enhance and enrich their collegiate experiences. The Coordinator of Special Student Services is responsible for documenting students’ reasonable accommodations and informing designated faculty of general accommodation needs. The Coordinator of Special Student Services is responsible for reaching out to external agencies for referring students, to include making appointments for students; assisting students in completing required documents in a timely manner; and referring students to the appropriate social services agency for students’ medical and personal needs to be met. The Coordinator of Special Student Services is expected to remain up-to-date on topics pertaining to Section 504 of the Disability Act programs and services and articulate the programs, services, and processes to students and parents. This includes receiving and maintaining students’ Individual Education Plan (IEP) and preparing assessment reports pertaining to the academic success of the students. The Coordinator will perform other related duties as assigned and will work in coordination with the Campus Health Center and Counseling Center, as well as other units across the campus in support of the students.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of three to five years of work in higher education with special needs students
  • Masters’ degree in counseling, vocational rehabilitation, or related area
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills; good listener; and ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, parents, and off-campus funding agencies
  • Background knowledge in students’ Individual Education Program (IEP) plans
  • Demonstrated technology skills requisite for electronic documentation and communication systems

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and 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 Please.


POSITION: Bus Driver

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: Day and evening shifts; travel
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Bus Driver is responsible for the safe operation of College-owned buses in the transportation of athletic teams, clubs, organizations or other College affiliated groups being transported to College related functions and for routine care of the buses.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: The Bus Driver will follow precise schedules and adjust driving according to traffic and weather conditions in order to arrive at each stop at the designated time. Avoid accidents and follow College transportation policy to maintain orderliness among passengers and keep the bus in safe working condition. Report mechanical issues, delays or other dilemmas.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Must hold, or be able to secure, a valid CDL license with Passenger Endorsement
  • Must be able to pass a health physical, to include a vision test as mandated by State and Federal laws
  • Must be currently CPR certified or capable of receiving certification
  • Must be attentive to surrounding environments to include traffic, road conditions, and weather conditions
  • Must have excellent driving skills and a good driving record
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Willingness to attend all training required by the College
  • Position is expected to follow all Benedict College policies and procedures, along with all local, state and federal laws and regulations
  • Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility
  • Position requires evening and weekend travel as well as some overnight travel. Additionally, athletic programs make occasional out-of-state trips per year for periods up to 8 days in length
  • Completion of a pre-trip inspection checklist of the bus to be driven
  • Driving of the bus to and from various College sponsored functions, including overnight stays, where required
  • Completion of a post-trip inspection checklist
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of bus interior
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance of bus exterior
  • Report mechanical problems to appropriate personnel
  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Bus Driver position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge of:

  • Previous experience operating a bus
  • Previous experience operating a motor vehicle requiring a CDL license
  • Familiar with general first aid procedures
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

Skill in:

  • Be punctual and adhere to schedules
  • Ability to operate machinery
  • Possess a valid SC drivers’ license

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official college transcript(s) if applicable to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial Carpenter

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Remodel and help build/renovate commercial office and residential buildings. May work with light-gauge and load-bearing steel framing for interior partitions, exterior framing, and curtain wall construction. May also work with concrete forming systems and finishing interior and exterior walls, partitions, and ceilings. Commercial carpenters perform many of the same tasks as residential carpenters.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: The Commercial Carpenter will construct and repair building frameworks and structures — such as stairways, doorframes, partitions, and rafters — made from wood and other materials. The Commercial Carpenter also may install kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall. The Commercial Carpenter will work independently and collaborate with other trades as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of the College
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding
  • Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, and other materials
  • Construct building frameworks, including walls, floors, and door frames
  • Help erect, level, and install building framework with the aid of rigging hardware and cranes
  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures
  • Respond to emergency calls and takes necessary actions
  • Provide support for in-house capital and in-house projects with commissioning, testing and inspecting finished work
  • Direct the work of unskilled and semi-skilled helpers assisting in projects, assuring that proper safety practices are followed
  • Provide on the job training to apprentices
  • Prepare detailed estimates including labor and materials, and prepare lists of materials
  • Assist other trades as needed
  • Maintain tools and equipment
  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of records and paperwork regarding work performed
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Commercial Carpenter position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent, a certificate of completion of a recognized apprenticeship, accredited trade school, or the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to journey level crafts status as a Commercial Carpenter.

Knowledge of:

  • 4 years’ experience in commercial carpentry. Finish carpentry experience preferred
  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans and other specifications required by our client for information pertaining to the type of material required to get job done
  • Have knowledge of building codes
  • Experience working with equipment such as: boom lifts, scissor lifts, and forklifts
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

Skill in:

  • Be physically fit
  • Be able to perform measuring, sizing, and cutting tasks and use machinery
  • Have strong mechanical aptitude
  • Be able to solve mathematical problems
  • Have manual dexterity
  • Be able to interpret drawings and diagrams
  • Have good sense of balance
  • Have good eye-hand coordination.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official transcript(s) to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Custodian

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: Day and evening shifts
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This job consists of routine work to maintain the cleanliness of an assigned facility and grounds. Receives general direction and leadership from a day or night custodial supervisor. Performs cleaning and maintenance functions on the day or evening shift. Work is evaluated through observation while work is in progress and by inspection of completed assignments.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: The Custodian will keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Perform routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and providing support to other trades as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Perform building inspections to ensure building security
  • Clean buildings by sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing, sealing, buffing, washing rooms, vacuuming, washing surfaces, removing trash, etc.
  • Requires extensive walking, stooping, pushing, carrying, climbing, bending and lifting
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Position is also expected to adhere to and promote College core values of compassion, honesty, respect, fairness, and responsibility
  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Custodian position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent or have at minimum, completed ninth grade.

Knowledge of:

  • Six months or more related experience
  • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Knowledge of the English language so as to understand operating instructions for cleaning equipment and materials and safety and accident prevention.

Skill in:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Ability to hear the normally spoken word at 25 feet
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Ability to pick up and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to operate cleaning machines
  • Ability to stand for prolonged period of time
  • Ability to willingly attend and participate in training sessions
  • Ability to learn and practice acceptable cleaning methods
  • Ability to willingly acquire skills in the operation of cleaning machines used in the assigned facility and to be a self-starter
  • Interact positively with students, administrators, co-workers, parents and community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official college transcript(s) if applicable to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Floor Maintenance Technician

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: Evening shift
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This job consists of routine work to maintain the cleanliness of an assigned facility and grounds. Receives general direction and leadership from a day or night custodial supervisor. Performs cleaning and maintenance functions on the day or evening shift. Work is evaluated through observation while work is in progress and by inspection of completed assignments.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Maintains floors of facility to ensure a clean and well-maintained environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position.

  • Vacuum rooms, common areas, halls and office with carpeting
  • Sweep, scrub, strip, seal, wax and shampoo various types of floors, floor coverings, carpet and furniture
  • Commercial cleaning; carpet, VCT and Ceramic Floor care.
  • Clean common area floors, including break room
  • Empty trash cans
  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Floor Maintenance Technician position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent or have at minimum, completed ninth grade.

Knowledge of:

  • Six months or more related experience
  • Working knowledge of cleaning materials and equipment
  • Knowledge of the English language so as to understand operating instructions for cleaning equipment and materials and safety and accident prevention.

Skill in:

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Ability to work independently as needed to support the group effort
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Ability to pick up and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to operate cleaning machines
  • Ability to stand for prolonged period of time
  • Ability to willingly attend and participate in training sessions
  • Ability to learn and practice acceptable cleaning methods
  • Ability to willingly acquire skills in the operation of cleaning machines used in the assigned facility and to be a self-starter
  • Interact positively with students, administrators, co-workers, parents and community.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official college transcript(s) if applicable to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Groundskeeper

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Groundskeeper is responsible for grounds maintenance and basic building maintenance as directed by their Grounds Manager and Team Leader. Provide maintenance activities to ensure optimum presentation of the College’s buildings and properties.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Landscape or maintain grounds using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortar-less segmental concrete masonry wall units.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Operate and maintain vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, plow trucks, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws
  • Care for established lawns by fertilizing, mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls
  • Utilize hand tools to perform snow and lawn service
  • Grounds clean up including trash pick up
  • Move office furniture
  • Assembly of shelving
  • Deliver large packages
  • Work with event set-ups and break downs
  • Safe operation of heavy duty equipment and scissor lifts as required
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Groundskeeper position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge of:

  • Minimum of 1-year equivalent experience in similar position required
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience and training
  • Turf Management – Certified Licensed Applicator Preferred
  • Strong attention to detail required
  • Must be able to pass a rigorous background check
  • Possess a valid SC drivers’ license.

Skill in:

  • Required to wear personal protective gear while performing duties
  • Ability to operate machinery
  • Frequently required to stand and walk on a concrete or uneven surface from 4-12 hours a day
  • The employee is required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather and extreme conditions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official transcript(s) to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial HVAC Technician

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Commercial HVAC Technician will be responsible for supporting the engineering and fabrication process as well as installing, repairing and maintaining heating, cooling, ventilation related systems and fixtures in residential and commercial sites throughout the Benedict College properties.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Perform a variety of standard to moderately complex technical tasks related to installing, maintaining and repairing heating, cooling, ventilation and related systems. Repair the College’s products such as heat pumps, ventilation systems, gas furnaces, steam and water boilers, burners, rooftop package units, VAV systems, motors, while providing top notch customer service.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Investigate problems and perform repairs on various mechanical and electrical equipment in heating, cooling and ventilation systems
  • Maintain a high quality of service at all times
  • Meet key productivity metrics and goals as set by the company
  • Think outside the box on ways to enhance service and customer experience
  • Maintain truck stock and inventory within company guidelines
  • Follow truck maintenance schedule and keep an organized and clean truck/ workspace
  • Work in cooperation with other trades and laborers to ensure that all specifications, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project
  • Interact with customers and documents work by completing paperwork on each job and maintaining files
  • Keep current all manufacturers products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency non call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Commercial HVAC Technician position are expected to possess a certificate of completion of a recognized apprenticeship, accredited trade school, or the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to journey level crafts status as a Commercial HVAC Technician.

  • Current HVAC Commercial License
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work well on a team
  • 5+ years’ experience in HVAC service and repair
  • Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
  • CFC Universal Certification required
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must pass pre- employment background check
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills. Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Ensure all standards of building codes and safety are met
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official transcript(s) to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Locksmith

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Perform master journey-level work in the installation, repair, remodel and maintenance of manual and automated locks, locking systems and security devices; computerized access control systems; door openers, closers, and hardware.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: The Locksmith will install, maintain, repair and adjust all types of locks and their components for campus buildings, rooms, furniture and vehicles; cut and issue keys; program and issue key cards; implement, troubleshoot, repair and program computerized access control systems; maintain and repair automatic door openers, door closing units and control gates; inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; inspect related work performed by contractors; estimate cost, time and materials for locksmith projects; participate in the maintenance and operations of a locksmith shop.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Install, repair and maintain commercial lockable hardware such as doors, automatic electric door, windows, lockers and magnetic keying systems to ensure safety of facilities
  • Produce and/or modify hardware for locks
  • Make new keys; replace broken or lost keys
  • Design and maintain the master key system including maintenance of computerized key inventory
  • Assist with the design, modification and implementation of facility access security policies and procedures
  • Clean, maintain, adjust, calibrate and service equipment used in the performance of duties
  • Monitor work done by outside contractors for adherence to state and federal code requirements
  • Assist in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.
  • Respond to emergency calls and takes necessary actions
  • Assist other trades as needed
  • Maintain tools and equipment
  • Maintain current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Locksmith position are expected to possess high school diploma or equivalent, a certificate of completion of a recognized apprenticeship, accredited trade school, or the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to journey level crafts status as a Locksmith.

Knowledge of:

  • Military or trade school apprenticeship program that includes theory and on-the-job work
  • 4 years of experience as a journey-level locksmith in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting.
  • Preferred: Experience in metal fabrication (welding)
  • Thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the methods, materials and tools used in the locksmith trade, including complex access and control systems
  • Thorough knowledge of all types of locks, fastening devices and related hardware
  • Working knowledge of electrical locking and security systems and devices
  • Basic computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access or similar software program and service request systems
  • Applicable code requirements, including those regulations pertaining to fire exits and door hardware
  • Methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment
  • Safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of electronic and mechanical equipment
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

Skill in:

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.
  • Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades.
  • Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical and other environmental hazards.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official transcript(s) to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial Plumber

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant
WORK SCHEDULE: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Commercial Plumber will be responsible for supporting the engineering and fabrication process as well as installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water softening and filtration in residential and commercial sites throughout the Benedict College properties.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Inspect, maintain, install and repair water filtration system equipment, including storage tank, hydro pneumatic tank, water pumps and small air compressors. Make recommendations on required tools and correct equipment needed for all projects. Plan, install and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls. Perform preventative maintenance and respond to emergency repairs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties are intended to illustrate examples of duties typically performed by incumbents in this classification. Individual incumbents may not perform all of the duties listed, nor are all of the duties an incumbent will perform necessarily listed.

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and design ability of related plumbing systems, water supply networks and drainage systems
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety
  • Working knowledge of all hand and power tools
  • Perform preventive maintenance, site surveys, replacement, and modifications as needed or requested by customers
  • Prepare for on-site installation and repairs by examining building layout, anticipating difficulties, gathering materials and coordinating on-site work as necessary
  • Work in cooperation with other trades and laborers to ensure that all specifications, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project
  • Interact with customers and documents work by completing paperwork on each job and maintaining files
  • Keep current all manufacturers products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required
  • Must be able to be on a rotating emergency/on call program.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Applicants for the Commercial Plumber position are expected to possess a certificate of completion of a recognized apprenticeship, accredited trade school, or the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to journey level crafts status as a Commercial Plumber.

  • Must be certified Commercial Plumber from an accredited organization in the US or at least a 4th year level apprentice.
  • 4 years’ experience or more in Commercial Plumbing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills. Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Ensure all standards of building codes and safety are met
  • Valid SC driver’s license.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official transcript(s) to:

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science (BCEHS)
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime is required as needed
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

REPORT TO: Superior/Project Leader

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The successful candidate will perform synthesis and electrochemical applications of graphen-based nano-composites funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. She/he will prepare manuscripts based on the research results for publications in peer-reviewed journals. She/he will also assistant the principle investigator (PI) in lab management and training of undergraduate research students involved in the project.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The candidate should have earned a doctorate degree in a relevant area of study, excellent publication track records and at least two of the following skills and experiences.

  • Fabrication of nano-materials by chemical synthesis and/or mechanical methods
  • Proficiency in electrochemical analysis methods and instruments
  • Strong skills in characterization of nano-materials such as TEM, BET, XPS, XRD, et al.
  • Past experience in mercury chemistry

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover Letter, (2) Completed Benedict College application, (3) Three letters of recommendation, (4) Current curriculum vitae, and (5) Official transcripts of earned degrees to:

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

Position is open until filled.

NOTE: A criminal background check will be required on the final candidate. Official transcripts are required prior to interview.


POSITION: Accounts Payable Officer

DIVISION: Business and Finance
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: $28,000 - $30,000

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Accounts Payable Officer is responsible for the management of all institutional vendors in a particular letter set.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Review and stamp all invoices/requisitions received
  • Enter invoices in the EX System and review vendor information upon entering
  • Monitor outstanding invoices on payables report
  • Verify paid invoices/student refund applications with printed checks
  • Maintain vendor file on paid invoices
  • Maintain record on outstanding advance travels and petty cash issued
  • Follow up with faculty and staff on outstanding expense reports
  • Reconcile expense reports
  • Provide assistance to vendors, students, faculty and staff
  • Follow up with vendors on outstanding invoices
  • Reconcile vendor account information with statements received from vendors
  • Research questionable Accounts Payable issues for resolution
  • Communicate with vendors to settle any payment discrepancies
  • Perform other office duties as requested by Supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least (1) year experience in Accounts Payable or related field
  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in Business preferred
  • Good communications and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to handle confidential material
  • Must be knowledgeable of MS word and Excel

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All Applications with a copy of transcript and three letters of recommendations should be submitted to:

Benedict College
Human Resources
1600 Harden St
Columbia, S.C. 29204

Position is open until filled.


POSITION: Electronic Reference Librarian

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Learning Resources Center (Library)
WORK SCHEDULE: Rotating weekend/evening schedule; 12 month; non-tenure track position
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORTS TO: Library Director

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

This position requires the appointee to have an ALA accredited Master of Library and Information Science or related degree and reference experience, preferably in an academic library. The appointee will assist students, faculty, staff, and others at the College in locating and using online and print informational resources. The position requires demonstrated knowledge or experience with computers and electronic databases. Some experience in teaching library instruction. The appointee is expected to be knowledgeable with current trends in information literacy, libraries, customer service orientation, and referral services. The appointee will maintain and improve collections through collection development activities and policies. In addition, effective written and spoken communication skills are required and the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and others in an academic environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires the appointee to have an ALA accredited Master of Library and Information Science or related degree. Reference experience, preferably in an academic library. Knowledge of online databases, search techniques, and electronic resources; and computer savvy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists students, faculty, and others at the College in finding and using varied library informational resources
  • Provides Reference Desk assistance including working a rotating evening and weekend schedule
  • Conducts general library orientation tours and instruction sessions
  • Contributes to Information Literacy initiatives
  • Participates in collection development activities and the development and/or revision of collection development policies
  • Assists library users by checking in and out library materials; renewing materials; issuing library cards; etc. using automated library system
  • Trains and supervises College and/or Service-Learning student assistants in routine library operations
  • Prepares, distributes, and maintains instructional materials, publications, library surveys, statistical data, reports, etc. relating to assessing reference services and programs
  • Serves on internal and campus-wide committees as appointed
  • Attends professional meetings and engages in professional development activities
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations
  • Performs other associated responsibilities as assigned

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, Résumé, copy of transcript and three letters of reference to (mail or hand deliver):

Benedict College
Human Resources
1600 Harden St
Columbia, S.C. 29204

No Phone Calls Please.

Position open until filled.


POSITION: HBCU-UP Program Manager

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Benedict College School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is inviting applications for the position of HBCU-UP Program Manager. This is a NSF grant funded position to assist in the day-to-day activities of the program. This person will manage the tutoring center, generate paper work for students, and provide necessary support to all parties throughout the year. This person will also assist in recruiting students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The HBCU-UP Program Manager will provide support to the Program Director and the responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Oversee and administer the day to day activities of the office
  • Perform research and analysis on specific issues, as required, and prepare letters and/or reports
  • Inventorying, monitoring, and preparing requisitions for office supplies and other purchases
  • Manage the scheduling and logistics for meetings and committees
  • Maintain electronic and hard copies of files including reports, proposals, and other information for programs
  • Keep project activities on schedule
  • Check deadlines on incoming requests
  • Maintain calendar of appointments and meetings with the advisory committee, PI and Co-PI
  • Follow-through with travel and expense reports
  • Review electronic/hard copies of the documents submitted by the program faculty
  • Ability to prepare/review spreadsheets
  • Perform quality control checks on programs to ensure that all aspects are compliant with regulations
  • Promote and discuss program opportunities with students at Benedict College and at other schools

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Bachelor's degree requires and two years of related administrative work experience such as financial management, budgeting, and use of technology is preferred. A successful applicant should also possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse administration, faculty, staff, and students. Required skills include word processing, electronic and paper file management, spreadsheet familiarity, and presentation and design software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite). Applicant should also demonstrate high quality organizational and coordinating skills. In addition, the applicant should have knowledge of office management principles and procedures and be able to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects. Must be able to organize resources and establish priorities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College Application for Employment; a current résumé; three letters of reference and official college transcript(s) to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Administrative Secretary II

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Education with five or more years of experience.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Perform secretarial duties, data entry and routine administrative functions professionally and with the necessary technical skills and accuracy for the Office of the President in a College or University.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Receptionist for front office area
  2. Answer telephone and screen callers
  3. Greet and scheduled visitors to the President’s Office
  4. Pick up mail from the Post Office; log mail and distribute appropriately.
  5. Process Cash Transmittals for all funds received in the President’s Office and submit to the Cashier’s Office for signature.
  6. Log in to database, compile reports quarterly and annually for the President’s review.
  7. Schedule all appointments for the President (interviews, office business and etc.).
  8. Compose, letters and mail correspondence for the president as assigned or requested.
  9. Assist as requested with staff/students during registration.
  10. Supervisor Work Study Students.
  11. Assist with logistics for the Board Meetings and Board Retreats.
  12. Take minutes of Board Meetings and Board Committee meetings in the absence of the assigned recorder.
  13. Arrange travel in the absence of Executive Secretary
  14. Finalize letters submitted/emailed by President.
  15. Assist with students with the Emergency Book Loan Program.
  16. Support College functions outside of the office.
  17. Maintain records for leave of absence for all units under the President’s Office. Compile monthly leave of absence reports and submit to payroll office.
  18. Purge all office files, type transmittal list to accompany files to the record center.
  19. Order supplies for the President’s Office staff and keep supplies stocked. Distribute supplies on arrival.
  20. Serve as a member of the Faculty Staff Recognition Committee.
  21. As part of committee assignment, send cards (Sympathy, Get Well, Thank you) to employees.
  22. Provide Executive Vice President with a report on the number of persons receiving cards during a specific period.
  23. Other duties as required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Submit a completed Benedict College application; three official letters of reference, résumé, copies of transcripts and letter of interest to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Laboratory Assistant (Part-time)

DEPARTMENT: Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Science
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: $3,000.00

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform tissue culture, electrophoresis, protein chemistry including M.S. (Maldi-toff) for protein purification and sequencing.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

This position requires a B.S. degree or senior undergraduate student in biology.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Completed application; a current resume; three letters of reference and an official 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: Statistical Data Analyst

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Professional Career Pathway Office (“PCPO”), Benedict College
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Benedict College School Schedule
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and credentials

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Executive Director, PCPO - Benedict College

BASIC PURPOSE:

Benedict College will establish a holistic “Career Engagement Diamond (“CED”) - Organization Matrix” to further its work toward facilitating the empowerment, enhancement, and full employment of students and graduates. The goal of the project, which will be called the Professional Career Pathway Office (“PCPO”), is to improve the career-related training and placement of students by providing curricular and co-curricular activities designed to facilitate academic, social, cultural, and civic development. These are traits we believe corporations and graduate programs desire and are possible for all students to possess when given the proper support services. The PCPO will become a nexus between students, prospective employers, faculty, and alumni and facilitate the fluid cooperation and “buy-in” of all key parties/partners. The PCPO will also utilize collected data to continuously improve the process and outcomes.

BASIC FUNCTION:

To achieve the foregoing goals, the Data Analyst will assist the PCPO with data and technological issues, such as managing multiple complex data sets and corresponding documentation, performing statistical analyses, and mitigating risks associated with data collection, analysis, and reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with implementing, monitoring, analyzing and reporting student success indicators (baselines and expected metrics for graduation rate, retention rate, degrees awarded, enrollment total, graduation placement, and employment)
  • Collect, manage, maintain and analyze all relevant structured and unstructured data (i.e., faculty and student activities, student learning outcomes, internships, student training, partnerships). Effectively communicate results of statistical analyses to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Monitor data entry procedures
  • Maintain an organized set of electronic files for available data sets
  • Maintain up-to-date versions of all data sets and corresponding documentation
  • Ensure that data is protected and backed-up
  • Ensuring security and confidentiality of all data
  • Monitor and report to team database performance
  • Work to continually improve the technology used
  • Troubleshooting general technological issues
  • Report to Benedict College’s Academic Affairs Office and the PCPO Executive Director.
  • Prepare tabular, graphical, and statistical reports and present this information at meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree required, Master degree preferred
  • Prefer candidates with at least four years of post - baccalaureate work experience with data management responsibilities
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, as well as, accuracy, timeliness, ability to prioritize tasks, are critical for this position
  • Proficiency in MS Office products is required ( i.e., Excel, Access, Macros, pivot tables, and charts) – Skill test required
  • A real interest in longitudinal analyses using a variety of data analysis packages is preferred. Proficiency in at least two of the following data analysis software is essential: SAS, SPSS, Stata, Python (especially Pandas and SciPy libraries) or R – Skill test required
  • Some knowledge of, or an ability to learn, a career services management system (i.e., Purple Briefcase, CMS-Symplicity, OrgSync) is preferred.
  • Ability to perform functions on various other technology platforms in support of the PCPO’s missions
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively interact with clients is essential
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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

Office of Human Resources
Benedict College
Attn: Dr. Janeen P. Witty
Vice President for Academic Affairs
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Re: Statistical Data Analyst - PCPO

Position is open until filled.

No calls to the posting department please.


POSITION: Communications and Marketing Manager

DEPARTMENT: Office of Communications and Marketing
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30-5:00; however, must be flexible
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

REPORTS TO: Assistant Vice President of Communications and Marketing

BASIC FUNCTION:

To oversee the production of the campus marketing material and other institutional publications, maintaining the integrity of editorial and graphic standards, and fostering positive relationships with key stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for writing press, news and campus releases
  • Manage college photographer and campus photo files
  • Manage office supplies, press-kits, campus banners and various marketing material
  • Manage publications, marketing projects, and mailing projects through various vendors
  • Review documents for BC style and graphic and grammatical standards
  • Produce and assist in the writing of the President’s Report, Bulletin-Annual Report and various promotional publications and programs
  • Support university recruitment, retention and development objectives, as requested by the Communications and Marketing Assistant Vice President
  • Work collaboratively with Communications and Marketing Assistant Vice President and staff, as well as campus communicators, faculty and staff, to support institutional and branding goals
  • Assist the Communications and Marketing Assistant Vice President with major projects, press conferences and special events
  • Provide the Communication and Marketing Assistant Vice President with information
  • Help to train College communicators regarding BC style and grammar guidelines
  • Manage and update the campus Calendar of Events
  • Communications and Marketing Manager will supervise student writers and work with outside vendors (graphic designers, freelance writers, printing companies, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS:

KNOWLEDGE: 5-6 years of writing and editorial experience; with demonstrated graphic design and newspaper page-layout design skills.

ABILITY: Excellent writing and communication skills, including demonstrated skills in editing and grammar; good people skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others; a positive attitude; strong organization skills; graphic design experience (i.e., a working proficiency with Photoshop, Desktop Publishing) and photographic skills also preferred.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, English or mass communications preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, three letters of reference, résumé and college 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: Budget Manager

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

REPORTS TO: Director of Financial Accounting & Reporting/Controller

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Budget Manager is primarily accountable for the financial integrity of the College’s operating budget. Financial integrity is to be maintained by giving attention to and ensuring adherence to the budgets within the College’s financial reporting system. This position is accountable for making sure that budget requests are in compliance with the College’s policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The Budget Manager is responsible for coordinating budget preparation by planning budget guidelines and instructions, reviewing budget requests and recommendations, preparing proposed budgets for both revenue and expenditures, monitoring departmentbudget execution, and recommending budget adjustments. Responsibilities also include conducting budget training and maintaining the integrity of budget files and the College’s budgetary reporting system. Detailed responsibilities include:

  • Review and approval of all expenditure/purchase requisitions of the College for budgetary authority
  • Coordination and completion of budget adjustments/transfers and budget revisions
  • Tracking and reporting on purchase requisitions and budget revisions processed
  • Coordinating the purchase requisition process with other areas of the College
  • Providing routine training and guidance for faculty and staff concerning the College’s Purchase Requisition and Budgeting processes to include requirements for budget approval
  • Providing budgetary updates to immediate Supervisor
  • Producing and distributing routine budgetary reports at the Division and Total College level for management of the College and the Board of Trustees
  • Developing, producing, and distributing “ad hoc” budgetary reports as requested
  • Development of the annual budget for the College to include revenue and expenses
  • Developing and implementing requirements to include training of Faculty & Staff for transition to the new Jenzabar EX Budget Module
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in accounting, finance, reporting, and analysis
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience reporting to senior level management
  • Strong analytical, process management, and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint applications
  • Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential and time-sensitive material
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Able to work effectively across organizational and functional boundaries
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary to complete job responsibilities

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Experience in higher education accounting and/or finance
  • Experience with systems conversion and/or implementations
  • Exposure to non-profit accounting standards and A133 regulations

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Please submit a Benedict College Employment Application along with a résumé, three letters of reference, and an official transcript. Applicant information should be submitted 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: Food Server

SCHOOL: School of Education
DEPARTMENT: Benedict College Child Development Center
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Director, Benedict College Child Development Center

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Under general supervision, performs food service duties for the Child Development Center.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves approximately 150 meals per day that meet the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) nutrition requirements.
  • Receives food delivery, signs delivery tickets, and ensures the correct items are delivered by the catering service vendor.
  • Records accurate meal counts for meal services daily.
  • Maintains the food services area in a clean, safe, and sanitary condition.
  • Completes weekly inventory of pantry items and supplies.
  • Participates in pre-service, in-service trainings, and other continuing education and professional development opportunities.
  • Performs additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of early childhood nutrition
  • Must successfully clear regulatory and criminal background screenings
  • Ability to lift and move heavy and/or bulky objects weighing up to 20 lbs

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, three reference letters, high school diploma, and résumé to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Learning Specialist (Mathematics)

DEPARTMENT: Freshman Institute
WORK SCHEDULE: Variable as Assigned. Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: $32,900 annually

REPORT TO: Assistant Dean of the Freshman Institute

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Serve as a resource for freshman students in the development of collegiate mathematics reinforcement and skills processes.

Managing Learning Labs for first time freshmen students in the Freshman Institute with supplemental instructional delivery in mathematics to improve mathematics knowledge and skills in the Freshman Institute Labs and Study Centers.

Assisting Freshman Faculty in developing differentiated supplemental assistance to accommodate the needs of student populations in each Academic Team.

Fostering a culture of continuous improvement by providing laboratory and study center resources; collaboration with Academic Teams and Freshman Institute Leadership Team.

Facilitating individual tutorials and team tutorials sessions; Supervising Peer Tutors.

Adjunct Instructional opportunities may be available for qualified individuals.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. 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 and Excel
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the Freshman Institute Leadership Team

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Administrative Specialist

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Educational Support Services
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time Regular Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday with occasional evenings and weekends required.
SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under supervision, provide administrative support for Educational Support Services and Special Student Services.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a pleasant and consistent disposition for customer service for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Utilize computer data base filing system for word processing, filing, and preparing spreadsheet reports.
  • Enter data to help maintain accurate records for preparing Unit’s daily, weekly, summary, and assessment reports and correspondence.
  • Utilize scanner system to upload data files for accurate record keeping.
  • Assist with implementing, documenting, and assessing Study Nights for students.
  • Assist with producing reports for the Quality Sophomore Initiative (QSI) and the Sophomore Class.
  • Type on-line forms consistent with the College’s internal policies of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Type Special Student Services Assessment Reports.
  • Maintain confidentiality of correspondence.
  • Attend designated meetings and recruitment sessions, including High School Open House and Tiger Preps, to make Special Student Services’ information available to parents and prospective students.
  • Assist Special Student Services with submitting required documents tovarious Vocational Rehabilitation Departments.
  • Prepare student records for submitting to The Record Storage Unit.
  • Assist in reviewing features of the College’s website pertaining to the Unit to identify updates.
  • Maintain an electronic inventory and check-out/check-in of Unit’s books, equipment, and supplies.
  • Process purchasing requisitions for the Unit.
  • Assist students in the Unit’s mini laboratory with accessing Edvance 360 class assignments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum experience of three (3) years working with young adults.
  • Very good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Some knowledge of data based systems such as Edvance 360, Excel, and Microsoft Publisher.
  • Ability to use a variety of office machines: computer, copier, scanner, fax, LCD projector, and multimedia speakers.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules.
  • Ability to adhere to the College’s vacation and sick leave policies.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Interested applicants should 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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


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

REPORTS 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: 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
academic.affairs@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
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

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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