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POSITION: Administrative Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Some weekends are required
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Assistant Vice President for Financial Aid & Scholarships/Asst. Director for Financial Aid & Scholarships

JOB SUMMARY:

An Administrative Specialist performs higher level office support duties and provides specialized program support for the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarship. Administrative Specialist performs a wide range of administrative and personal assistant duties including statistical reports and spreadsheets, preparing correspondence, handling information requests, planning conferences and meetings, making travel arrangements and maintaining calendars and schedules.

NATURE OF WORK:

This position typically reports to the Assistant Vice President and Associated Director of Student Financial Aid. The administrative Specialist must perform a wide variety of administrative support duties ranging from general clerical support to complex administrative coordination. This position may assign work to or supervise first and second level office support positions, students and temporary employees. To fulfill the job requirements, employee assigned to this job must be able to do advanced level proficiency work.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  • Respond to and initiate all financial aid inquiries (questions regarding admissions, fafsa, online forms, etc.)
  • Prepare presentation material for new and returning students, open house, tiger preps, etc.
  • Plan, prioritize and schedule meetings and appointments for Asst. VP and Associate Director.
  • Arrange and coordinate travel and travel reimbursement for financial aid staff.
  • Perform other administrative duties as required to support the mission and function of the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires a college degree, with at least two years of experience in an office or administrative support position or working in a financial aid office.

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: Student Financial Aid & Scholarships
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Director, Child Development Center

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: School of Education
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Flexibility/overtime is required as needed for coverage to include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Dean, School of Education

The School of Education is seeking a Director who would be responsible for the overall operation of the Benedict College Child Development Center.

Specifically, the director will:

  • Manage the child development center by establishing goals, policies, procedures and processes that comply with applicable College policies, as well as local, state, and federal laws and accreditation standards.
  • Prepare an annual budget and operate within the budget guidelines which include preparing quarterly revenue and expenses projections, purchasing equipment and supplies as needed, and following up on clients’ billing and payments.
  • Maintain up to date, and accurate enrollment records.
  • Maintain accurate employee records and schedules, and hire part time staff when necessary
  • Be responsible for training and evaluating center instructors regarding curricular content and pedagogical strategies being employed
  • Collaborate with Dean to fill full-time vacancies when necessary
  • Collaborate with the Dean, physical plant staff, and information technology staff to maintain a clean, safe facility and up to date technology
  • Prepare a self study and establish a strategic plan to implement and maintain NAEYC, SCISA accreditation standards and DSS licensing and DHEC and other regulations
  • Plan and implement staff professional development opportunities
  • Maintain positive parent-school relationships
  • Maintain detailed calendars, both to record facility activities/staff coverage and for personal work-related activities so as to be accessible to the staff and supervisor

Due to the scope of responsibility of this position and the need for the college to communicate both during the weekday and after regular work hours, the employee must possess a cellphone and provide the number to Human Resources, the Dean, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The director must have acceptable eyesight (with or without correction); acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid); must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; and, must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree from an accredited college or institution in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a closely related field is required.
  • Must pass state and federal background checks.
  • A minimum of five years managing a child care facility or a combination of supervising and teaching in the PK through grade 5 environments is required.
  • Demonstrated evidence of exhibiting patience, creativity, and a positive attitude with children, colleagues, and parents.
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong management and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with national and state child care center accreditation standards, subsidized child care standards, and South Carolina DSS licensing rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrated record of effective supervision of staff in implementing acceptable Early Childhood and Elementary Education practices, as well as following the prescribed curriculum.

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:

For further information, contact:

Dr. Damara Hightower, Dean
306 Bacoats Hall
School of Education
(803) 705-4443
bricet@benedict.edu

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

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: Research Associate

DEPARTMENT: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
SALARY: Commensurate with training and experience

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:

Assist the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment with appropriate analysis and reporting. Support strategic planning and evaluation activities and manage the College’s longitudinal student database and tracking system. Assist in the design, collection, reporting, analysis, and presentation of research studies to increase the reporting capabilities of the office; conduct survey research analysis and report writing using proprietary and internally-developed survey instruments to support the College assessment needs. Generate tables, listings, graphs, and narratives in response to queries from the college administration, units and external agencies.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in designing, conducting, writing, and presenting research and evaluation studies to administrators, faculty, staff, and students
  • Assist with the coordination of data collection, including quantitative and qualitative data, and conduct statistical analysis
  • Assist with the development of survey instruments
  • Assist in Peer Institution Analysis and benchmarking activities
  • Coordinate the faculty course evaluation project
  • Assist with the development of the IPEDS and CHEMIS Survey Projects
  • Assist with the President’s report to the Board of Trustees
  • Manage the college student longitudinal and retention database
  • Perform additional related tasks as assigned by the Director

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree with significant graduate course work in research methods, measurement, evaluation, and assessment
  • Expertise in research instrument design and administration
  • Knowledge of and experience with the SAS statistical package and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Three years of relevant work experience, preferably in an institutional research department

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit a Benedict College Staff Application for Employment, a current résumé, copy of transcript(s) and three letters of reference to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: OIRA - Research Associate Application
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Telephone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.


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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