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POSITION: ROTC Coordinator

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

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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

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

Design and write student newsletters and recruitment materials.

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

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

Manage and execute the Army Family Team Building Program by teaching classes to Cadets, on the basic skills and knowledge needed to live the military life including mobilizations, deployment, entitlements and benefits to prepare Cadets to move successfully into future academic and career opportunities.

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required and appropriate military ranking
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and leadership;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and the general public; and
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

For further information, contact:
Dr. Tanya Brice, Dean
School of Ed, Health, Human Svcs
(803) 705-4945
Bricet@benedict.edu

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Instructional Technology Specialist

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

DESCRIPTION:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Assistant Manager of Communications Center

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Call Center Representatives (3)

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

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Administrative Specialist

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

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Perform other related duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Coordinator

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

BASIC FUNCTION:

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

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Network Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Management Information Systems
SALARY: Commensurate with background and experience

Benedict College invites applications for the position of Network Administrator. The position is to design and manage the College’s new and existing network and application technologies; to maintain and develop operating and security procedures and policies. The successful candidate will work primarily with the systems administrator, and support staff in the performance of related professional and technical work requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution or graduation from a certified or technical program and/or two to five years of network server or application support experience in a Client/Server environment. A CCNA certification is a plus. Individual must have experience with operational and procedural aspects of computer systems, hardware, software and peripheral equipment. Preference maybe given to applicants with hands-on experience working with CISCO’s product line of switches, routers, firewalls and security equipment.

Desirables include:

  • Knowledge of network account administration, including network user accounts, groups and development and maintenance of access control lists.
  • Experience of network server installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with IP addresses management, network protocols and services, use of monitoring and packet/protocol tools sets.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of network systems, protocols and applications.
  • Knowledge of principals and techniques of malware (virus, worm, Trojan horse, exploit) defense (prevention) and removal, including administration of desktop, server and application level anti-virus technologies.
  • Knowledge of administration of modern network server software, including network operating systems, web server software, server-based database management software and Windows Terminal Services.
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns. Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of Novell Software

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

DEADLINE: Position is open until filled

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Staff Accountant

DIVISION: Business & Finance
DEPARTMENT: Accounting
WORK SCHEDULE: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUMMARY:

Reports to the Controller and works within the Accounting Department to maintain the College’s general ledger in order to carry out internal and external financial reporting responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyze and reconcile income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations to facilitate timely month-end closing
  • Assist with annual financial and compliance audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required along with three to five years of experience in a complex institutional setting.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and MSWord.
  • Must also be a team player and possess excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Must be proactive and independent
  • Evidence of increasing professional responsibility is essential
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in higher education or not-for profit accounting.

PREFEFFED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with college and university accounting experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Dispatcher

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

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

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Science/STEM
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Overtime is required as needed.
SALARY: $30,000 Non-negotiable

REPORT TO: Superior/Project Leader

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The successful candidate will perform modeling study of fundamental redox processes in solid oxide fuel cells. The method is mainly density functional theory (DFT) including DFT-based dynamic calculations. This position requires a highly motivated and dynamic scientist with a doctoral degree in computational chemistry, physics, chemical engineering or a related field. He/she will be very familiar with the Linux environment and quantum software such as Gaussian and VASP. He/she will also have close collaborations with experimentalists at the University of South Carolina.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in a relevant area of study
  • Strong background in surface chemistry and reaction mechanism
  • Demonstrated experience in DFT-based modeling research
  • Experience in supervising undergraduate student research
  • Excellent publication track records

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.


POSITION: Assistant Teacher

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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:

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

TASKS PERFORMED:

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

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

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

DEADLINE: Position is open until filled

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Community Life Assistant

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

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

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

Position is open until filled.

No Phone calls to the department please.


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

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

Employment Applications (Faculty & Staff).


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

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