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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: 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 must have a master’s degree in education (an earned doctorate or 18 graduate hours in one of the major program areas of the School is preferred); a combination of at least 5 years of teaching/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 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 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 Induction and Student Support Services

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 Induction and Student Support Services is responsible for leading the school’s efforts to empower students by creating an inclusive community of learners and leaders, establishing strategic partnerships that foster integrative learning, and providing resources and opportunities to advance individual student goals for life beyond Benedict College.

The Director will:

  1. Advise students to support successful progression to program completion and placement
  2. Build and promote community and belonging among education students
  3. Assist with monitoring education major and teacher candidate assessment data
  4. Provide Praxis testing information, registration, and assistance
  5. Facilitate clear communication between students and faculty as needed
  6. Coordinate co-curricular experiences and programing to deepen and apply learning
  7. Research and initiate strategic partnerships to meet the standards, goals, and mission of the School of Education and Benedict College
  8. Lead recruitment, admissions, and retention activities for the School
  9. Facilitate induction meetings and support for recent graduates
  10. Other duties as assigned

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in education or a related field; a combination of at least 5 years of programing, administrative/managerial experience; demonstrated ability to establish a strong rapport with students, faculty, and external partners; experience with students from underrepresented populations, evidence of successful event planning and execution, strong communication skills; a history of successfully working in a collaborative environment; 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 Search Committee
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department 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: Tigers on ALERT Program Coordinator

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Service-Learning and Leadership Development
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

JOB SUMMARY:

The Tigers on ALERT Program Coordinator consults with Benedict College’s Campus Response Taskforce to provide resources to faculty, staff, students and external partners during the development and implementation of program activities to address gender-based violence. The individual will coordinate training sessions and activities to achieve the goals and objectives outlined to meet the requirements of the funder. The Program Coordinator will organize workshops to increase understanding of the outlined topics, implement grant objectives and collaborate with other campus departments to increase the level of response to sexual and dating violence on the campus of Benedict College.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree and a year of related experience in human services fields such as social work, criminal justice, counseling, child/family development, etc.
  2. Proficient in computers, with emphasis on word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications
  3. Familiar with grant management procedures and reporting
  4. Ability to effectively communicate with public, both verbally and written

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of managerial and related duties regarding primary prevention of sexual violence on campus, victim services, and campus engagement.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. To report to the Director of Service-Learning and Leadership Development, in addition to specified administrative officials, to carry out the mission of the grant initiative
  2. To serve as a liaison to Benedict College and the external partners identified during initial development of the initiative to engage campus constituents in educational training, victim services, and awareness activities
  3. To develop, implement, and manage service-learning activities designed to meet the goals and objectives of the grant initiative as well as academic courses in various disciplines
  4. To coordinate, monitor, and track grant activities and training sessions
  5. To provide reports and documentation for external funding sources and well as institutional reporting requirements on project status
  6. Perform other related duties as required

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: Director of Field Education, Department of Social Work

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: School of Health and Human Services/Social Work
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: Social Work Department Chair, School of Health and Human Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position requires administration as well as teaching responsibilities. Administrative duties include, but are not limited to identifying and developing relationships with appropriate field sites; coordinating with site supervisors; monitoring student progress and evaluating student learning outcomes; assessing competencies and fit for placements; and, assigning placements. In addition, the Director of Field Education will assist in the design, development and implementation of assessment plan, including observation of student competencies, field education evaluations, and other best practice assessment tools. He or she will continuously research the literature to ensure best practices are applied in all aspects of field education. Additional duties may also be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An earned MSW from a CSWE-accredited program, earned doctorate preferred
  • At least 3 years work experience in higher education
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively interact with others
  • Advanced knowledge of social work practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CSWE accreditation requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving problems
  • Well-developed organizational skills; ability to work independently, manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application will include the following: Cover Letter, 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.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Tanya Smith Brice, Dean
204 Bacoats Hall
School of Education, Health and Human Services
(803) 705-4945/4679
tanya.brice@benedict.edu

Send application packet to:

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

Open Until Filled.


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: Executive Director, PCPO

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: Vice-President of Academic Affairs

ABOUT BENEDICT COLLEGE ’S PROFESSIONAL CAREER PATHWAYS OFFICE:

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 this initiative, which will be managed by the Professional Career Pathway Office (“PCPO”), is to improve the career-related training and placement of students by providing curricular enhancements that add to the rigor and depth of preparation of students; co-curricular enhancements that focus on strategic problem solving through applied learning experiences; and guided career pathways beginning in the freshman year that develop students’ leadership and career fluency. 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.

ABOUT THE POSITION - RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

To achieve the foregoing goals, the Executive Director of the PCPO will lead and coordinate the development of Benedict College’s Career Engagement Diamond initiative which focuses on transforming young student scholars (unpolished stones) into career-oriented technologically prepared professionals (diamond jewels) who are powers for good in society. The Director will focus on cultivating critical and effective partnerships with employers/industries to achieve the shared goal of providing work-ready graduates to meet partners’ workforce needs, and drive institutional change towards the establishment of a 21stCentury career placement student engagement process that expands economic opportunities for students. The Executive Director will strengthen ties with corporate and governmental parties, faculty members, parents and alumni. The Director will work with key internal and external stakeholder to:

  • Implement a guided career pathways program that enhance students’ leadership and career fluency
  • Ensure comprehensive faculty and staff engagement in the career pathways student success model, which promotes more proactive and intentional career advising
  • Develop programs of study leading to certificates and academic minors that will strengthen the preparation of our students for their chosen career fields
  • Enhance faculty engagement through capacity and capability building
  • Create increased co-curricular experiences that are aligned with students’ career interests and augment students’ work readiness
  • Align co-curricular experiences with curricular learning and workforce needs and integrate students’ career pathways maps
  • Develop student learning outcomes with assessment rubrics for co-curricular experiences
  • Develop a co-curricular transcript that is creditable to employers
  • Promote a general education curriculum which reflects a stronger alignment with the current expectations of the workforce
  • Expand the intellectual curricular community to include career-based stakeholders
  • Increase retention and decrease the percentage of students who take longer than four years to graduate by providing students with easy to use individualized guided pathways maps
  • Achieve Benedict College’s 2022 goal of increasing job placement by twenty five percent and increasing graduate school placement by 6 percent

The Executive Director will also:

  • Provide college leadership to the PCPO at Benedict College
  • Oversee the activities and programs administered by the PCPO
  • Provide oversight and input in the development and implementation of the Benedict College’s career pathway initiatives
  • Foster effective communication and interaction with the Carolina Cluster Pathway Program’s (C²P²) and ensure that C²P²’s career pathway objectives and initiatives are successfully implemented
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of PCPO staff
  • Engage the local and regional community in the implementation of career pathway goals and initiatives
  • Monitor grant activities and ensure grant compliance
  • Monitor the financial activity of the PCPO and coordinate all financial reconciliations and budget reporting
  • Participate in related meeting and conferences
  • Develop partnerships and establish relationships with educators, corporate executives, consultants, contractors, etc., to implement program activities
  • Report to PCPO and C²P² Steering Committees, V.P. Academic Affairs, and C²P² Executive Director on program status, needs and problems.
  • Participate in overall program planning and decision making as part of the management team
  • Achieve goals set by Academic Affairs, and PCPO’s, and C²P²’s Steering Committees.
  • Compile accurate and timely outcomes data and create quarterly reports for various parties
  • Participate in continuing education programs by attending seminars, conferences, and workshops to ensure professional development and that the PCPO has a current knowledge basis
  • General support of the PCPO by performing other duties as assigned

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Advanced degree, ideally an MBA, in business, human resources, technology, or related field
  • A minimum of five years of administrative and supervisory experience in the private sector
  • Ten to fifteen years post baccalaureate experience
  • Experience working with educational or community-based programs
  • Excellent organizational management skills with the ability to develop and manage a high-performance team, establish and achieve strategic objectives, and supervise a budget.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders and cultures
  • Strong management, oral and written communication, computer and supervisory skills required
  • Multidisciplinary project skills
  • Commitment towards continual assessment of the program’s quality utilizing data-driven evaluation
  • Entrepreneurial, innovative and adaptable outlook to business planning
  • Action-oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in MS Office products is required ( i.e., Excel, Access, Macros, pivot tables, and charts) – 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 missions
  • Must possess a driver's license and have reliable transportation

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, three reference letters, official college/university 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: Executive Director - PCPO

Position is open until filled.

No calls to the posting department please.


POSITION: Program Manager for Experiential Learning, Professional Career Pathway Office

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

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 this initiative, which will be managed by the Professional Career Pathway Office (“PCPO”), is to improve the career-related training and placement of students by providing curricular enhancements that add to the rigor and depth of preparation of students; co-curricular enhancements that focus on strategic problem solving through applied learning experiences; and guided career pathways beginning in the freshman year that develop students’ leadership and career fluency. 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.

JOB SUMMARY:

To achieve the foregoing goals, the Programs Manager for Experiential Learning will assist the Executive Directors of the PCPO with implementing Benedict College’s Career Engagement Diamond initiative which focuses on transforming young student scholars (unpolished stones) into career-oriented technologically prepared professionals (diamond jewels) who are powers for good in society. The Program Manager will work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff at Benedict College to further enhance experiential learning opportunities for students, by implementing co-curricular and extracurricular activities designed to help students prepare for professional life after college. These opportunities include the following: student internships, study away, study abroad, co-ops, career shadowing opportunities, service . . .etc. The Program Manager maintains a clearinghouse of experiential learning opportunities, serves as a point of contact for students and internship supervisors, collects evaluations and assessment data, and produces reports. The Program Manager also plans and conducts experiential learning workshops and promotes experiential learning College-wide. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in developing productive relationships with businesses, civic entities and other stakeholders.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the College’s experiential learning program
  • Assist in developing relationships with company representatives, alumni and other key stakeholders who can provide potential experiential learning opportunities for students
  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of employers and a database of experiential learning opportunities for students
  • Assist with the development of programs/events that connect students with employers, alumni, and other key stakeholders
  • Promotes experiential learning school-wide and conduct experiential learning activities and workshops to foster increased student participation
  • Communicate to students about leadership and professional development experiential activities and opportunities through social media and other forms of “cutting-edge” electronic communication
  • Collaborate with the Deans, Chairpersons and faculty of Schools offering formal internship programs and provide support – Create a working group
  • Develop an experiential learning online handbook for employers, students and faculty which details proper engagement protocol for taking advantage of experiential learning opportunities
  • Track and monitor student engagement with employers, alumni and other key stakeholders providing experiential learning experiences
  • Maintains evaluations and assessment data for experiential learning to assist in improving the College’s experiential learning program
  • Complete records related to program operations and support Executive Director in preparing program reports
  • Assist with program analysis and preparation of quarterly and annual report for experiential learning
  • Complete all appropriate paperwork and/or electronic documents
  • Administers and promotes process and activities in support of experiential learning.
  • General support of the mission of the Center by performing other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: Bachelor ’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred

Experience: Minimum two to four years' professional experience related to business and/or student affairs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - The following are essential:

  • Knowledge of student success criteria and experiential learning pedagogy
  • Knowledge of academic programming and student learning outcomes related to experiential education
  • Detailed oriented person with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze and prioritize objectives, and exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative and follow through on implementation
  • Ability to create and maintain databases, reports, and processes
  • Social media experience and evidence of ability to work effectively with internal and external constituents
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to present information effectively to different audiences
  • Previous experience in career services, job development, human resources or staffing and recruitment required
  • Ability to problem-solve and formulate effective responses
  • Proficiency in MS Office products is required ( i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Macros, pivot tables, and charts) – 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.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation

Additional Requirement: May require work on evenings or weekends when College events are scheduled.

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: Program Manager for Experiential Learning, 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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