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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 experimental or/and modeling study of fundamental electrochemical processes related to solid oxide fuel cells and rechargeable battery systems. She/he will prepare manuscripts based on the research results for publications in peer-reviewed journals. She/he will also assistant the principal 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.

  • Molecular modeling based on density functional theory (DFT) methods.
  • Proficiency in quantum software VASP and Gaussian09
  • Familiar with Linux operation system
  • Proficiency in electrochemical analysis methods and instruments
  • Strong skills in synthesis and characterization of nano-materials

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
Academic.Affairs@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: ROTC Coordinator

SCHOOL: School of Health, and Human Services
DEPARTMENT: Military Science
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time (8:30am – 5:00pm), and other times as required
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

Provide student recruitment for Benedict College and the ROTC Program through promoting College relations, providing information concerning application procedures and special ROTC programs and incentives. Provide general information about the College and ROTC to prospective students and parents.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Inform and assist prospective students and their parents about the Army ROTC scholarship incentives, educational benefits and University admissions requirements. This includes on- and off-campus visits/events and answering letters of inquiry from prospective students and parents.

Represent the ROTC Department at recruitment functions at high schools, universities, and colleges. Monitor prospective students through telephone, letter, and email contact.

Handle administrative tasks in the ROTC office to ensure proper record-keeping and reporting on each Cadet;

Design and write student newsletters and recruitment materials.

Design ROTC website to allow prospects access to all scholarship forms, information about the ROTC program and cadet information. Continuously monitor the ROTC website to ensure up-to-date information.

Plan, coordinate, and execute all ROTC-sponsored special programs to include annual ROTC events and programs, homecoming activities and cadet fund raising activities.

Coordinate the Benedict ROTC Colorguard for presentation at Benedict College functions such as Commencement Exercises, Convocations, sporting events, and other relevant events.

Coordinate cadet transportation to all ROTC activities, such as Physical Training, Military Science courses, and other academic activities.

Maintain, retire, and destroy cadet records and documents in accordance with Army regulations; interpret and apply Department of the Army, Cadet Command and Brigade policy guidance and precedent; monitor cadet academic progression and counsel cadets on appropriate courses to take to ensure continued academic alignment to obtain their commission on schedule; identify cadets experiencing academic deficiencies and arrange for appropriate tutoring; monitor cadet study halls; produce designs for t-shirts and other incentive items to enhance recruiting and retention efforts; provide additional administrative support as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Required experience and advanced knowledge in database management; must be computer literate and skilled with Microsoft Office products; possess ability to use varied media sources; possess outstanding oral and written communication skills, strong organizational and administrative skills and excellent attention to detail.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required and appropriate military ranking (Captain or higher, preferred)
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and leadership;
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and the general public; and
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

A complete application will include the following: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from Benedict College website. Send application packet to:

For further information, contact:

Dr. Tanya Smith Brice, Dean
School of Health and Human Services
(803) 705-4945
Bricet@benedict.edu

ATTN: 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: Financial Aid Administrator

DIVISION: Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Asst. Director of Financial Aid

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Financial Aid Administrator is a full-time, twelve months per year position. The Administrator performs need assessment for students requesting financial aid.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides counseling and/or assistance in matters pertaining to financial aid packaging.
  • The financial aid administrator handles aid packaging, appeals and special projects as assigned.
  • The administrator will conduct need analysis to determine student financial aid packaging options based on individual case circumstances.
  • Review student applications for consistency and completeness, verify accuracy of student and family reported information certify applications.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough file documentation.
  • Must be able to effectively manage a high volume of work and produce results which exhibit a high degree of accuracy.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • The College reserves the right to and or change duties at any time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. Degree and/or related experiences
  • Must successfully clear regulatory and criminal background screenings
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Ability to communicate in an open, yet sensitive manner with students, parents, and staff
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate ability to use basic office equipment and software programs, to include but not limited to Microsoft Word & Excel and internet/email proficiency

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Financial Aid Administrator Position
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Administrative Assistant

SCHOOL: School of Education
DEPARTMENT: Child Development Center
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Director, Child Development Center

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine secretarial and advanced clerical duties for the Child Development Center.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receives telephone calls, visitors and students; refers to supervisor or staff member as appropriate.
  • Collects and tracks tuition.
  • Receives and opens mail; routes to supervisors or other appropriate persons.
  • Maintains and organizes hard copy and electronic files; establishes and modifies filing system to accommodate the center’s information.
  • Types correspondence, reports and other documents in final form; proofs typing for errors.
  • Prepares requisitions and work orders, maintains inventories, and orders/stores supplies.
  • Maintains and posts various information (telephone logs, leave records, etc.) and prepares routine reports.
  • Coordinates and maintains electronic system for tracking the center’s projects and deadlines.
  • Supervises work study students.
  • Performs additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s Degree Business or a relate degree required
  • Must successfully clear regulatory and criminal background screenings
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Ability to communicate in an open, yet sensitive manner with children, parents, and staff
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate ability to use basic office equipment and software programs, to include but not limited to Microsoft Word & Excel and internet/email proficiency

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Child Development Center
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, 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: Research Associate in Molecular Biology

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

The Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science Department is building on its existing research infrastructure by hiring a Research Associate with hands-on laboratory research experience in the field of protein biochemistry. This is a full-time 12-month position funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Required qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree or postdoctoral experience in biology or related field with experience in protein biochemistry, enzymology and computer software applications. Candidate should demonstrate a commitment to working with a diverse undergraduate student population. Benedict College is a student-centered learning institution. The successful candidate will be expected to assist the Principal Investigator in a commitment to active training of undergraduate research students involved in the project. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, organizes, and conducts scientific research. Plans schedule according to basic biomedical and biochemical/molecular methods to be used. Collect, record, analyze, evaluate data, and be able to discuss findings with others. Help in preparing reports on the progress of the project and for publication in technical journals, for presentation to various agencies, or for use in further applied or theoretical research activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover Letter, (2) completed Benedict College employment application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website (3) current curriculum vitae, (4) Three letters of recommendation, and (5) Official transcripts of earned degrees to:

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

The preferred deadline is no later than May 30, 2016.

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


POSITION: Coordinator of Archives (part-time; 2 days per week)

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORTS TO: Library Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires the individual to have a MLIS or MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, or a related degree such as a Master’s in History, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Management. The position necessitates experience in archives and/or records management. The individual must possess exceptional research and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work independently in the performance of basic archival functions. Knowledge of and demonstrated skills in computer applications is essential. Additionally, familiarity with the NARA Guidelines for Digitizing Archival Materials for Electronic Access and digitization experience is highly desired. The individual must possess effective written and spoken communication skills. The individual must have the capability to lift up to 25 lbs., if necessary. Budgetary skills desired. The position reports to the Library Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Acquires, identifies, appraises, arranges, describes, processes, preserves, and makes available, in paper and/or digital format, available materials that documents and preserves the history of the College as well as its administrators, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and special guests.

The collection includes, but not limited to, the following types of college materials: photographs,
yearbooks, handbooks, alumni bulletins, catalogues, programs, scrapbooks, calendars, speeches,
newsletters, directories, pamphlets, flyers, memorabilia, reports, correspondences, artifacts, audio
recordings, graphics, compact discs, records, buildings plans, maps, artwork, historical
information on the founders of College, sketches of the former presidents and more.

  • Assists students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, researchers, and the community upon written and/or oral request in finding desired documents from the archives collection and in providing assistance to individuals in the proper use/handling of unrestricted collections.
  • Creates and maintains computerized access points to archival records
  • Fosters the electronic sharing of the archival collections through means of digitalized technology
  • Assures the physical and intellectual (copyright, reprint, imaging, etc.) control of the Colleges’ archives collection
  • Oversees the preservation of the archives collection (department security, environmental control, disaster planning, etc.)
  • Evaluates all materials using standard archival procedures to determine historical value and preserve materials for posterity.
  • Develops and implements departmental goals, procedures and policies related to the acquisition, arrangement, usage, and promotion of archival materials.
  • Adjusts work schedule and make special arrangements, as deemed necessary, to accommodate out-of-state visitors.
  • Collaborates with all divisions, departments, and units in identifying and ensuring that the Archives Unit receives materials that are deemed pertinent for preserving the College’s history.
  • Determines fiscal requirements, prepares budgetary recommendations, and provides statistical data on collection usage.
  • Promotes use of the archives collection.
  • Maintains liaison with the Catalog Librarian and Coordinator of the Records Center.
  • Provides assistance with routine library operation while enforcing library policies and regulations.
  • Attends local, state, and national professional meetings.
  • Maintains membership in professional organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants must submit a completed Benedict College application, letter of interest, résumé, three (3) letters of signed references, and sealed transcripts to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Library Department/Division of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Data Specialist I for Office of Academic Affairs

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

REPORT TO: Vice President for Academic Affairs

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

TASKS:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Director of Health Services

DIVISION: Student Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Student Health Services
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Associate VP for Student Affairs

BASIC FUNCTION: Under administrative supervision, perform clinical and administrative duties of Benedict College Health Services. Responsible for the overall management of Health Services. Develop and implement nursing care plans for student population. Assist students in medical, personal and social matters by providing advice, counseling and referrals to the appropriate sources.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement nursing care plans for student population.
  • Prepare, administer and chart medications.
  • Perform medical treatments as directed by a physician.
  • Assist physician in administering medical exams.
  • Provide first aid for minor injuries.
  • Schedule patients to see physician(s) or external sources.
  • Take vital signs of patient.
  • Attend in-services and training.
  • Consult with Medical Advisor on situations beyond the scope of his/her training and knowledge.
  • Give injections.
  • Perform simple maintenance on simple medical equipment.
  • Make decisions and recommendations concerning medical procedures to follow in case of emergencies.
  • Triage patient problems in clinic.
  • Provide patient education for medications and procedures.
  • Assist with identifying and reporting incidences.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Registered Nurse (RN) with training from an accredited NLN nursing school with an Associate’s Degree or Bachelors Degree. At least 5 years experience in nursing, with some background knowledge in counseling, administration and health education. Considerable knowledge in general medical practices. Hold professional membership in the American College Health Association, its regional affiliate, and other appropriate professional organizations. Current CPR certification. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, college community and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Basic computer skills and strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.

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
wittyj@benedict.edu

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Teacher

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

REPORT TO: Director, Benedict Child Development Center

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIREMENTS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: 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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