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: Compliance Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Athletics Department
WORK SCHEDULE: Flexible, nights, weekends, holidays and overnight travel
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DIRECT REPORT: Athletics Director

FUNCTION: Oversees all aspects of student-athlete recruiting by the college, ensuring all Bylaws, rules and regulations set forth by the institution, the conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) are followed.

QUALIFICIATIONS:

  1. Master Degree Required
  2. The Position requires the ability to work with detailed Information under pressure and deadlines
  3. 10 years’ experience of NCAA D1 or DII Compliance
  4. NCAA compliance Training Required

DUTIES: The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to:

  1. Monitors the recruiting process
  2. Determines eligibility of athletes
  3. Monitors academic performance to ensure continued eligibility;
  4. Updates and revises the student-athlete compliance
  5. Ensuring the school adheres to regulations.
  6. Monitoring and coordinating compliance documentation for all student-athletes and coaches; maintaining and monitoring student-athlete compliance database.
  7. Conduct NCAA rules sessions for coaches and student- athletes
  8. Certification of coaches for recruiting
  9. Generate the renewal, non-renewal and reduction reports for athletic sports teams
  10. Monitors the 12 hour rule report of student-athletes and keep datebase updated on a weekly basis.
  11. Certify incoming freshman through the NCAA Clearinghouse
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director.

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE:

Must have knowledge and a commitment to the Institution, Conference and the NCAA Bylaws rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Willie Washington, Athletic Director
Athletics Department
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Head Golf Coach / Director of Athletic Promotions-Marketing

DEPARTMENT: Athletic Department
WORK SCHEDULE: Flexible, nights, weekends, holidays and overnight travel required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

DIRECT REPORT: Athletics Director

FUNCTION: Head Golf Coach, function with all aspects of maintaining a highly competitive Golf program within the frame work of the institution. The ability to market and promote athletics programs.

QUALIFICIATIONS:

  1. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Experienced in marketing and promotion of sport program
  3. 5 years Head coaching experience for college level preferred.

DUTIES: The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include, but not limited to:

  1. Recruitment and development of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes while maintaining a recruitment database
  2. Coordinating on campus prospects visits and off campus recruiting
  3. Monitoring student-athlete academic development and well-being
  4. Player development both in strength and individual skill development
  5. Coordinate practice logs and game planning management
  6. Player coaching in practice and game situations
  7. Scouting opponents
  8. Coordination of team travel
  9. Order and maintain team supplies and equipment
  10. Participates in fundraising activities, public relations activities and special projects
  11. Organized community engagement activities for team
  12. Complete and submit all necessary Institutions, conference and NCAA required documents and reports
  13. Work closely with the college’s admissions , financial aid , Housing offices and the NCAA Compliance Coordinator
  14. Management and Supervision of Golf Tournaments
  15. Other duties assigned by the Athletics Director

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Must have knowledge and a commitment to the Institution, Conference and the NCAA rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Willie Washington, Athletic Director
Athletics Department
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: Certified Medical Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Student Health Services
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
SALARY: Salary is Negotiable

REPORTS TO: Director of Student Health Services

BASIC FUNCTIONS: A health care provider to assist patients and providers with direct and indirect patient care.  Works under the direction of the Director of Student Health Services and the Medical Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  High school diploma or GED and completion of an accredited CAAHED or ABHES Certified Medical Assistant Course and Registry by American Association of Medical Assistants
  2. Excellent communication skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a pressured environment.
  3. Experience with the appropriate communication of information to Adolescent and Adults.
  4. Six months experience under the supervision of a physician in a clinical medical office setting with phlebotomy and medication administration.
  5. Current and Maintain Basic Life Support Certification (CPR)
  6. Current and Maintain Certification or Registry

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Perform Independently)

  1. Prepare and assist physicians with examination
  2. Perform Laboratory Test with Specimen Collection and Processing
  3. Perform Blood Draws and Reporting Results
  4. Administer Subcutaneously, Intramuscular, and Intradermal
  5. Storage and Handling of Medications
  6. Ordering and Maintaining Medication Levels
  7. Operation of and responsibility for equipment (including but not limited to routine maintenance, ordering of supplies, log sheets and cleaning)
  8. Answering and Transferring Telephones Calls
  9. Scheduling referrals and appointments for students
  10. Medical Records maintenance chart structure, and documentation
  11.  Conducts patient interview and patient education
  12. Administer over the counter medications as outlined in medical protocol

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: Systems Administrator

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

Benedict College invites applications for the position of Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will work primarily with faculty, staff and students in the security support and maintenance of the Benedict College computing equipment, software and devices. Specifically, the candidate will be charged with the day-to-day maintenance and operation of the computer systems, which include: Configuring the system (both hardware and software), installing application packages, updating operating system software, adding and removing users, adding and removing controller, disk and tape devices, adding and removing workstations and printers Server management being a primary responsibility along with the installation, maintaining and upgrading of servers. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for ensuring the servers are backed up and security of server data from unauthorized access, along with the restoration of data in the event of corruption or loss files. In conjunction, the candidate must work collaboratively with the Management Information Systems staff, specifically the Network Administrator and Directors.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requires as Bachelor’s degree and three to five years related experience in a complex IT environment or Masters Degree in related field with at least one year of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified. Experience in the installation and support of SQL servers, Dell blade server management, Symantec Endpoint, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, NIS, TCP/IP and Cisco hardware support is wanted. Knowledge of Linux and Novell desired. Individual must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of Cisco IOS and COS along with understanding cable installation and termination, fiber installation, network management “best practices” and demonstrated knowledge of network hardware configuration (switches and routers). Through knowledge of PC server and network hardware, operating systems. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Exemplary written skills arepreferred.

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: Senior Accountant

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

REPORTS TO: Controller

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare general ledger entries and reconciliations to facilitate timely month-end closing
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly account analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Analyze financial statements and report on variances on a monthly basis
  • Act as team leader for staff accountants
  • Assist with month-end close of general ledger, presentation of balance sheet and income statement results and analysis
  • Assist with preparation of month end financial statements
  • Assist with annual financial and compliance audits
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting is required along with at least five to ten years of high-volume accounting experience
  • Intermediate level knowledge of all accounting functions and related internal controls
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP and willingness to research and resolve accounting applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Auditing skills with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts
  • Must be proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • Must also be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, problem solving and results
  • Evidence of increasing professional responsibility is essential
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Must be proactive and independent
  • Supervisory experience is a plus
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience in higher education or not-for-profit accounting

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with college and university accounting experience
  • MBA or CPA designation is a plus, but not required

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: 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: Academic Success Coach

DIVISION: Academic Affairs
DEPARTMENT: Freshman Institute
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Weekends and holidays may be required)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Dean of the Freshman Institute

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES (ACADEMIC SUCCESS COACH):

As the leader for assigned Academic Teams of students, the Academic Coach will serve as the premier advocate, motivator, and enthusiast for first-year students. Also, Academic Coaches are expected to understand and demonstrate the philosophy and the goals of the Freshman Institute and to consistently endeavor to make these a reality for the first-year students throughout the academic year.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean of the Freshman Institute, the Academic Success Coach serves at the helm of designated Freshman Academic Teams to include: Freshman Students, Freshman Faculty, Student Success Trainers (Peers), Peer Tutors, and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants. The Academic Success Coach will provide directed professional mentorship, leadership and guidance to an assigned group of freshmen for whom s/he will have responsibility for the entire academic year. The ultimate assistance provided to the freshman students by the Academic Success Coach is to demystify the first year of college and to provide guidance, support, and direction that maximize the academic success and enhancing the retention of freshman students.

The Academic Success Coach is responsible for overseeing an assigned cohort of first-year students. Based on a social work case load model, the Academic Success Coach will:

  • track the academic progress of freshman students on 4 week intervals and make appropriate recommendations for academic interventions, follow through, and closure of academic issues
  • track daily, weekly and monthly attendance and make appropriate recommendations, interventions, follow through, and closure of attendance issues
  • track individual students and student groups to ensure appropriate support, recommendations, interventions follow through and closure of existing issues
  • facilitate the Freshman Seminar for freshman students
  • maintain accurate attendance of freshman students at all functions

SUMMARY:

The Academic Technology Specialist/Academic Success Coach works as a member of the Freshman Institute Leadership Team to provide leadership for all technological systems that support the Freshman Institute students, staff, faculty and administration. Additional responsibilities include serving as the Academic Success Coach for designated Academic Teams.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree required; Master's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years of experience in technology support role, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Detailed understanding of and experience with student success systems and/or learning management systems, LANs and intra and internet systems and  resources
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of the Freshman Institute Leadership Team
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All qualified applicants should submit a completed Benedict College application, resume, three reference letters, official college transcript(s), and South Carolina Law Enforcement Department criminal background check to:

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Academic Affairs/Freshman Institute
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

Position is open until filled.

No phone calls to the department please.


POSITION: Director of Judicial Affairs, Retention and Programming

DEPARTMENT: Associate VP for Student Affairs
DIVISION: Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

REPORT TO: Associate VP for Student Affairs

BASIC FUNCTION:

Works with the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs with the implementation of plans, programs, policies and procedures affecting student life.  Responsible for coordinating, planning and administering out-of-class activities, to include social, cultural and religious activities. Assist students in personal, academic and social matters by providing advice and referrals to the VP and Associate VP for Student Affairs or other appropriate sources.

  • Manages and maintains records of disciplinary reports while accurately following policies and procedures in the Student Handbook.
  • Counsels students and make referrals when appropriate.
  • Prepares and presents reports to the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and the President on areas of responsibility.
  • Prepares a variety of bi-weekly reports including but not limited to student mediation, student judiciary and programming, etc.
  • Conducts and analyzes multiple student surveys.
  • Assists in the enrollment and registration of students.
  • Develops and implements creative methods to retain students.
  • Assists in organizing and conducting new student orientation.
  • Maintains communication with all students at risk; works with these students to address any issues that may impede their academic progress
  • Responds in a timely manner to students and staff, regarding complaints and/or inquiries
  • Establishes and communicates accountabilities and performance expectations of the College to all students
  • Plans and ensures delivery of student activities and programming within the residence halls/ community life 
  • Establishes periodic progress reports to assure results are monitored and corrective action applied to maintain acceptable results
  • Participates in management team meetings to stay aware of the activities of other departments and campus initiatives
  • Assures departmental representation at appropriate on-campus task forces and
  • Responsible for external outreach and relations through publications, presentations and direct contact.
  • Coordinates and delivers specific programs for students which require extensive collaboration with Academic Affairs along with participation in program design and implementation teams.
  • Organizes, supervises and directs the activities and programs relating to students on a community-wide level within the College and is responsible for assisting, designing, and implementing programs that foster student retention and success including orientation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Masters Degree in Counseling, Student Personnel or related field preferred or at least 4 years of office management 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: 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: Women’s Assistant Track & Field Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletic Department
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Some nights, weekends, and holidays required. This position also involves some required travel with necessary team sports.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head Coach, Athletic Director

FUNCTION: To cooperate with the head coach in the assigned interscholastic sport in maintaining a quality program within the policy framework of the institution.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:

  1. Must have a Bachelor Degree.
  2. Must have USATF Level 1 certification.
  3. Must have at least 2 years of experience in their particular Field of interest.

DUTIES:

  1. Cooperation by the assistant coaches of each sport with the head coach and athletic director, in performing the following duties related to the institutions Track & Field program.
  2. Assure that Student-athletes under his/her jurisdiction understand the team rules and regulations.
  3. Support the head coach in conducting the athletic program of that particular sport and total athletic program of the Institution.
  4. Attend all practices beginning the first day to the end of the season along with being available for all staff meetings and scouting/ recruiting assignments.
  5. Assume the responsibility for maintenance of facilities equipment and personnel.
  6. Report all injuries, misconduct, or other unusual situations to the head coach and athletic director.
  7. Assist the head coach in checking in and inventorying all equipment at the end of the season.
  8. Assume all duties as assigned by the head coach.
  9. Complete and return a Coach's Annual Report form to the athletic director within two weeks after the last competition.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach or athletic director.
  11. Recruitment

The following lists of topics are designed to assist the coach in preparing for the competitive season.

  • Coaching is teaching - depth teaching of the advanced skills and strategies of the sport Track & Field & Cross Country
  • Coaching requires expert knowledge of the sport.
  • The coach must be willing to be a specialist.
  • The coach must be willing to devote a large amount of time to a relatively small group of students.
  • A coach must be sensitive, firm, insightful, adaptable, and flexible. A coach must be consistent.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE

Every coach needs to refresh and review before beginning the season. This may consist of concentrated readings, attending workshops or clinics, or visiting other coaches and teams to observe and ask questions. Many theories of play and techniques of skills and strategy change over time. It is the coach's responsibility to be aware of NCAA Rules and regulations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

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

Office of Human Resources
Attention: Athletic Department
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, 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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