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POSITION: Director of Human Resources

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

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under administrative direction, the Director of Human Resources has primary responsibility for the College functions and responsibilities associated with human resources policy, employee recruitment, hiring, and development, employment law compliance, employee relations issues and investigations, compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations, labor relations, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and Title IX compliance.  The Director provides advice and counsel to senior leaders on human resources matters.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for the human resources function
  • Coordinate the faculty and staff recruitment and hiring process
  • Coordinate employee orientation, development, and training
  • Manage employee relations
  • Provide oversight for employee performance appraisal and improvement systems
  • Develop, document, and administer human resources policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the salary and wage administration program
  • Administer the College’s fringe benefits programs including retirement, health, life and disability insurance
  • Represent the College in all labor related issues, i.e., employment issues, worker’s compensation and unemployment compensation hearings
  • Ensure the College’s compliance with federal and state regulations to include affirmative action, ERISA requirements and the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Negotiate for and represent the College as legal liaison
  • Supervise the Human Resources staff and all Office of Human Resources responsibilities
  • Perform other related duties as required

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of human resources program operation
  • Thorough knowledge of management principles
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state directives pertaining to human resources programs
  • Ability to work independently, render constructive decisions, and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with institution’s employees and general public
  • Proficiency in using specialized computer programs to manage the human resources function

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible human resources management experience in higher education, government, or non-profit administration

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Help Desk Technician

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Office of Information Technology
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Chief Information Officer

Under general supervision of the IT Service Desk Administrator, responsible for the maintenance, installation and technical support of microcomputers and workstations connected to the College’s Network.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides technical support to users of computer hardware and software within the College. Diagnoses malfunctions and operational difficulties related to hardware and software applications and systems as well as maximize operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Repairs College’s workstations, peripherals and related technical equipment.
  • Maintains documentation of work order requests, equipment status, and loaner equipment.
  • Develops and implement an inventory analysis for all parts and supplies, equipment, software, and all related technical items.
  • Provides systematic and routine training regarding general maintenance of hardware and software to student personnel and Technical Support Team.
  • Assists in the rollouts of all workstations according to approved MIS standards as well as maintain virus protection plan for all workstations.
  • Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as immediate supervisor, colleagues, College administrators, faculty, staff, students, vendor partnerships and outside technical support personnel.
  • Collaborates with the Technical Support Team.
  • Perform other duties as specified by the IT Service Desk Administrator or CIO.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Requires an Associates degree and five years experience in the support, installation, maintenance, training, etc. of computer systems and local area networks; or a high school graduation (GED equivalent) and six years experience in the support, installation, maintenance, training, etc. of microcomputers and LANs; or an equivalent combination of education, training, related certifications and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

KNOWLEDGE OF JOB: Thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures of Management Information systems as it relates to the Technology Technician. The technologist is knowledgeable of the laws, standards and regulations pertaining to the duties and responsibilities of the position. The technologist has thorough knowledge of the theory and operation of systems, LANs, WANs, microcomputers, peripheral devices and related information technology. Additionally, the technologist has the capacity to determine, resolve and repair hardware and software issues associated with the operation of workstations and other technological devices.

QUALITY OF WORK: Maintains a high standard in exercising duties and responsibilities. Employs immediate remedial action to correct and quality deficiencies that occurs in area of responsibility. Performs duties and responsibilities efficiently and effectively to produce quality work which meets the standards of the College. Assumes responsibility for completion of work assigned.

ATTENDANCE: Reports and remains at work regularly and adheres to the College policy related to absences and tardiness.

INITIATIVE AND JUDGMENT: Demonstrates a self-starting approach to meet job responsibilities and exercises good judgment in area of responsibilities. Seeks management advise where appropriate and researches problems, situations and alternatives prior to exercising judgment.

COOPERATION: Accepts supervisory directives and seeks to meet the goals and objectives of the same. Asks for clarification of results or consequences where justified, such as communication and deviation in College policy or procedures. Offers suggestions and recommendations to encourage and improve cooperation between faculty, staff and students.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Administrative Assistant

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Office of Information Technology
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials

REPORT TO: Chief Information Officer

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under general supervision, independently performs a variety of general and advanced secretarial and administrative duties, including specialized tasks related to the office.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Maintains calendars, schedules appointments, and arranges conferences; reminds supervisor of appointments and prepares subject matter files for appointments.
  • Receives telephones calls and visitors; screens and refers them appropriately; where appropriate, personally solves programmatic/procedural problems or answers questions that require substantial knowledge.
  • Maintains files and records; establishes and modifies filing systems to accommodate new and different information.
  • Maintains control of office correspondence, reports, leave requests and other pertinent documents as required.
  • Receives and processes incoming correspondence according to supervisor’s guidelines.
  • Maintains office budget records and prepares reports where necessary.
  • Maintains inventory of office supplies and forms, and reorders when needed.
  • Performs variety of word processing tasks and accesses and compiles relevant information via computer technology and other resources.
  • Prepares designated correspondence.
  • Takes, edits, and transcribes minutes of meetings and conferences.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to operate computer equipment and software.
  • Ability to plan, implement and evaluate effectiveness of office procedures.
  • Ability to perform word processing with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCES:

  • Associate Degree or combination of equivalent education, training, and experience.
  • Background of progressively responsible office management positions.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience at the administrative support level.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified applicants should submit a Benedict College Application for Employment, résumé, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Web Designer and Content Developer, Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning Program (CPISLP)

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Career Pathways Initiative and Service-Learning Program
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Benedict College Schedule (Standard Hours; however, the position does require occasional evening, weekend, and holiday hours)
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and credentials

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Communications, Web Design or similar field and a minimum of two years web experience

  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JAVA script
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work assignments
  • Ability to work well on a diverse team
  • Knowledge of emerging technology
  • Experience working in Higher Education environments

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: The Web Designer and Content Manager will develop and maintain the CPISLP website, Purple Briefcase and Focus 2 Career applications

  • To develop webpages and online web forms that are visually appealing and provide valuable content using the latest platforms
  • To create wire-frames, story boards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • To provide ongoing maintenance, day-to-day editorial, and digital content for the Program’s website
  • To develop and implement concepts, policies, and standards for the successful operation of the Program’s website, mobile apps, and social media outlets
  • To ensure the web presence adheres to the College’s design standards
  • Input and maintain data of Freshman and transfer students in Purple Briefcase and other career software (i.e. Focus 2 Careers)
  • General support of the mission of the Benedict College Professional Career Pathways and Service-Learning Center by performing other duties as assigned

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Administrative Assistant

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

REPORT TO: Dean and Department Chair

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of routine secretarial and advanced clerical duties for the School of Education.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures office coverage from 8:30 to 5:00 p.m. by receiving telephone calls, visitors and students while providing excellent customer service. Makes referrals to administrators and staff member as appropriate.
  • Receives and opens mail; routes to supervisors or other appropriate persons.
  • Maintains and organizes hard copy and electronic files; establishes and modifies filing system to accommodate the School’s information.
  • Types correspondence, reports and other documents in final form; proofs typing for errors.
  • Maintains accurate and current budget balances; creates and tracks requisitions.
  • Prepares requisitions and work orders, maintains inventories, and orders/stores supplies
  • Maintains and posts various information (telephone logs, leave records, etc.) and prepares routine reports.
  • Assists with the collection and dissemination of assessment data
  • Coordinates and maintains electronic systems for tracking projects and deadlines.
  • Supervises work study students.
  • Performs additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Administrative Specialist

SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (School of STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Physics and Engineering & Biology, Chemistry & Environmental Health Science
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: $28,000.00

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial Carpenter

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Custodian

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Groundskeeper

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial HVAC Technician

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Locksmith

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: Commercial Plumber

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Physical Plant
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No Phone Calls Please.


POSITION: 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: 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: 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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