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POSITION: Administrative Specialist

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Learning Specialist (Writing)

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

REPORT TO: Assistant Vice President for Academic Support Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Instructional Technology Specialist

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

DESCRIPTION:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Manager of Communications Center

DIVISION: Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Communication Center
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m., extended hours/weekends as needed
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing and directing the daily activities of call center agents/representatives and operations.
  • Supervising, planning, and managing functions concerned to Call Center environment.
  • Carrying out supervision, call monitoring, coaching, training, disciplining, and reviewing all call agents/representatives.
  • Acting as an information source and answering agents/representatives questions, assigning tasks, following up and giving instructions as needed.
  • Attending, following up and resolving customer complaints and questions.
  • Ensuring that the team members acquire the appropriate support and training to apply the best skills and knowledge on the job.
  • Carrying out performance measurement, monitoring, and evaluation of all agents/representatives to improve efficiency.
  • Compiling and maintaining lists of on-call and key schedules and personnel as required.
  • Updating databases, organizing activities related to maintenance and repair of equipment, ordering supplies and materials.
  • Preparing and directing schedules, monitoring attendance of agents/representatives, scheduling breaks and shifts to control adequate staffing levels as necessary.
  • Communicating opportunities, solutions and successes to the Director of Communications Center.
  • Practicing and ensuring compliance with all the organization’s policies and procedures.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to inspire and support people
  • Good people and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with all levels of professionals.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and coordinate work
  • Ability to be flexible with hours worked
  • Maintain calmness under tight pressure
  • Good decision-making, IT, and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service both internal and external.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required and at least three years of work experience
  • Knowledge of and experience with using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in call center management related activities

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Marilyn Keenan, Director of Communications Center
Benedict College
1517 Gregg Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Call Center Representatives (3)

DIVISION: Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Communications Center
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, Flexible hours, nights, weekends, as needed
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

BASIC FUNCTION: Call Center Representatives interact with customers to deliver information and answers to customer inquiries. They project the professional organization image through telephone, or social media interaction.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handling outbound and inbound calls from internal and external customers.
  • Handling outbound and inbound requests from internal and external customers by phone, email, text messaging, facebook, Instagram and other social media.
  • Referring external customer to internal customers, as necessary, to ensure a complete product or service is delivered.
  • Assisting internal and external customer to ensure a complete product or service is delivered in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Ensuring that communications between all customers, external and internal, are seamless.
  • Ensuring that accurate information is input into the computer system so that accurate data can be gathered in a timely manner.
  • Transferring or referring customer calls with complex inquiries to appropriate staff.
  • Ensuring that Registration Cards and other customer relevant information is input to update the system.
  • Completing call reports and logs.
  • Recognizing, documenting, and informing the assistant manager/director regarding the trends in internal and external customer contacts.
  • Recommending process improvements.
  • Obtaining and evaluating all relevant data to handle complaints and inquiries.
  • Performing customer verifications, applications, forms, and requests.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good people and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service both internal and external
  • Ability to be flexible with hours worked
  • Must be able to handle being in a high pressured environment
  • Flexibility, self-motivated, proactive and perseverance
  • Able to multi task multiple projects simultaneously and willing to be cross-trained
  • High School Diploma required
  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in call center or customer service related activities required

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Marilyn Keenan, Director of Communications Center
Benedict College
1517 Gregg Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION:Administrative Specialist

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Perform other related duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Coordinator

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

BASIC FUNCTION:

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

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Dispatcher

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Teacher

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

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

TASKS PERFORMED:

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

DEADLINE: Position is open until filled

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Assistant

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

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


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

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

Employment Applications(Faculty & Staff).


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

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