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Director of Financial Aid

Position: Director of Financial Aid
Department: Office of Executive Vice- President
Reports To: Executive Vice-President
FLSA: Exempt


PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: Plan, organize, and supervise the Financial Aid department to administer federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds and services. Perform standard financial aid duties such as needs analysis, verification, loan processing and satisfactory academic progress monitoring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supervise personnel in accordance with college policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include: interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; reward and discipline employees or make such recommendations to the appropriate manager; address complaints and resolve problems.
  2. Lead staff meetings, share information as appropriate, promote the development of ideas for improved service and efficiency, and encourage teamwork.
  3. Develop, implement and revise policies and procedures to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and college policies related to financial aid and scholarships.
  4. Coordinate and manage all financial aid programs, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and institutional financial aid regulations, policies, and procedures.
  5. Monitor, approve, and/or revise all financial aid packaging for all qualified applicants in accordance with federal, state, institutional, and other policies and procedures.
  6. Establish appeals committee and appeal guidelines. Train appeals committee and ensure they follow procedural and regulatory requirements. Notify students of appeal outcomes and counsel students on available options.
  7. Develop, modify, implement and maintain the application intake and tracking process for proper documentation of all awards for audit trail. Maintain fund control records in accordance with funding level limitations.
  8. Complete federal, state, and institutional reports including applications for federal funding and report the expenditures of funds allocated.
  9. Coordinate internal reconciliation efforts and report to reviewing entities, such as auditors, program reviewers, and accreditation teams.
  10. Develop and conduct financial aid presentations and participate in outreach activities, such as New Student Orientation, High School Outreach, financial aid workshops, etc.
  11. Develop, design, revise, and update all publications (website, college catalog, and other media) relating to financial aid, such as applications, tracking forms, correspondence forms, and brochures. Provide training and materials to College staff regarding the financial aid process.
  12. Facilitate coordination and communication between respective college departments as they relate to the Financial Aid Office's role in creating a positive educational experience for students. Integrate efforts to maximize Financial Aid's role in recruiting and retention.
  13. Counsel and advise students and parents regarding financial needs and problems, and recommend financial aid opportunities, academic progress, eligibility and procedures.
  14. Maintain research and submit information regarding budget as needed.
  15. Maintain current knowledge of college financial aid policies, procedures, and programs. Attend trainings and conferences as necessary to keep knowledge current.

EXPECTED ATTRIBUTES AND BEHAVIORS

LC values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of what is expected of an employee:

  1. Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
  2. Work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  3. Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
  4. Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  5. Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
  6. Meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor's degree and four years related experience; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.
  2. Broad knowledge of federal financial aid programs and recordkeeping requirements.
  3. Knowledge of higher education processes, supervisory and personnel practices, effective written and verbal communication techniques, and computer software/applications.
  4. General knowledge of accounting practices and data processing techniques.
  5. Ability to work independently and interdepently to meet deadlines.

PREFERRED:

  1. Master's degree and 4 years of financial aid experience
  2. Previous supervisory experience with Three Rivers/CAMS or other academic management systems.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu

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Lane College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Lane College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Lane College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Running Backs Coach

Position: Running Backs Coach
Reports To: Athletic Director
Classification : Exempt

Lane College (Jackson TN) is looking to hire a full-time Running Backs Coach. Previous collegiate experience coaching or playing is preferred. The job includes coaching the offensive line, recruiting, use of digital editing system, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach and/or Defensive Coordinator. Candidates must be able to lift a minimum of 25lbs, stand for long periods of time and travel overnight. Compensation includes salary and a full benefits package. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, and references to head football coach, Derrick Burroughs @ DBurroughs@lanecollege.edu. No Phone Calls Please.

Lane College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Lane College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Lane College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


Director of Institutional Research

Position: Director of Institutional Research

Department: Academic Affairs

Reports To: Vice-President of Academic Affairs

FLSA: Exempt

The Director of Institutional Research reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for coordination, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive program of institutional research, including data collection, analysis, interpretation, and reporting. The Director coordinates development of strategic planning activities on a College-wide basis, and works closely with the Office of Academic Affairs, the Registrar, and senior administrators to provide research support. The Director is expected to assist in measuring performance outcomes to ensure institutional effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, analyzes, and distributes research information on students, programs, and other institutional data.
  • Provides data, analysis, and advice in support of the College's strategic planning process.
  • Responds to internal and external requests for information concerning students, faculty and staff.
  • Produces internal and external reports for the College, including those for federal and accrediting agencies.
  • Publishes an Annual Fact Book, prepares the IPEDS Reports, and regularly provides other statistical reports.
  • Provides leadership for institutional assessments and external testing offered on-site.
  • Maintains the College's accreditation reports and documentation in Compliance Assist.

Preferred Characteristics: Familiarity with CAMS management system and SQL scripts.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Master's Degree & some work experience.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Requires some walking and ability to climb stairs, sitting long periods of time, ability to lift up to 10lbs. 1% of the times.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu. Position will be open until filled.


Admission Counselor/Recruiter

Position:Admission Counselor/Recruiter
Department: Executive Vice President/Admissions
Classification: Exempt

Lane College is currently conducting a search to expand its Admissions and Recruitment Department. The ideal candidate possesses a burning desire to reach and guide students and parents through each step of the admissions and enrollment process. The candidate must be able to travel extensively. He/she will represent the College at college fairs, expos, private visits, and other events. He/she must be able to develop and maintain contact with high school counselors and community colleges.

The qualified candidate must be available to begin immediately; must have a Bachelor's degree with two years of professional work experience; must have a valid driver's license and good driving record; must be outgoing, energetic, self-motivated and goal oriented; must be prepared to travel extensively, including overnight travel; must possess a high level of personal integrity and professionalism; must possess an openness to feedback and a willingness to take personal responsibility for the affairs of Lane College; must be able to manage student records, maintaining strict confidentiality, ensuring that the internal database is current and accurate; must be able to work nights and weekends; must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Lane College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Lane College complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Lane College expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Application Process
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to
jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu. Position is open until filled.


Financial Aid Counselor

Position: Full-Time Financial Aid Counselor

Reports Directly to: Director of Financial Aid

Classification: Non-Exempt

Lane College is seeking a Financial Aid Counselor. This position is responsible for providing assistance and guidelines to prospective and current students in the completion process of the application for financial aid.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with applicants in person to gather information necessary for completion of Financial Aid packaging.
  • Provide an overview of Financial Aid programs available to qualifying students.
  • Determine financial aid eligibility and develop financing plans and review them with students.
  • Provide student follow-up; resolve issues with students and parents to ensure a timely process of the loans.
  • Oversee Federal, State and/or private financial aid programs.

Requirements:

  • Prior experience with needs analysis, verification, packaging and the TSAA State Grant program.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills and able to work with a non-traditional and diverse student population.
  • Some evening/weekend hours may be required.

Qualification:

  • Minimum of 2 plus years of experience in a financial aid office, preferably in a non-profit environment.
  • B.A. or B.S. Preferred.

To apply submit a letter of interest and a resume to:

jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu


Residential Security Officer

Job Title: Residential Security Officer
Reports to: Director of Campus Safety and Security
Job Summary
The Division of Student Affairs at Lane College is looking for an experienced, caring, and committed professional to provide personal, equipment, and real property security for residence on Lane College campus.

Under the supervision of the Director of Campus Safety and Security, the Residential Security Officer is primarily focused on maintaining a visible presence in public areas, observing incidents, acting, and notifying others according to established protocols.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Patrols residence hall, grounds, and roadways on foot. Guards' property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Protects residence hall property by inspecting and checking security of doors, windows, and gates. Turns lights on and/or off.
  • Maintains active presence in residence halls areas.
  • Observes, investigates, and reports potentially dangerous conditions and the presence of unauthorized persons on grounds or in buildings. Responds to, assesses, and deals with disturbances according to department policy. Calls for assistance from community-based police services as required. Observes and documents details of occurrences.
  • Assists community-based police in the detainment or arrest of violators when necessary.
  • Reports detected leaks or malfunctions of electrical, plumbing, heating, or other equipment, notifying notify appropriate departments of impaired equipment.
  • Reports residential emergency medical situations, summoning the appropriate emergency medical services.
  • Responds to complaints and hazardous situations. Responds to incidents putting students, staff, and the general public at risk or harm.
  • Detects and reports fire hazards. Extinguishes small blazes and reports fires to the local Fire Department using established emergency communications protocols. Responds to fire and burglar alarms.
  • Summons police and fire department personnel as needed. Directs traffic at fire, special events and other congested situations.
  • Enhances day-to-day public relations by providing information and assistance to students, staff, and the public in a way that establishes and maintains rapport with the college community.
  • Provides information and responds to questions from students, staff, and the public.
  • Prepares logs and reports of daily activities including, but not limited to accident and incident reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • The position requires a basic knowledge of the methods of security
  • Requires sufficient math skills to record distances, numbers, and times.
  • Requires sufficient writing skill to prepare incident reports.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office

ABILITIES
Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position. Must be able to use all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner. Must be able to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine and take action. Must be able to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations. Requires the ability to meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility established by the College. Must be able to initiate and maintain communication with community-based police, fire and dispatch. Must be able to administer first aid in emergency situations. Requires the ability to work productively with students, staff, and visitors in a multi-ethnic setting.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Incumbent must be able to walk up and down steps. Requires ambulatory ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, physical strength to carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis, and agility to respond to situations. Maintain cardiovascular fitness in order to walk and run. Requires the ability to use near and far visual acuity to observe residence activity and read reports and written instructions. Requires the ability to use hearing for ordinary conversation and to hear other sounds in order to respond to normal and emergency situations.

Required Education and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education and experience required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a security or law enforcement setting

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by the priority deadline of July 31, 2017 for the position of Residential Security for department of Campus Safety and Security via email to sjoy@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Lane College
ATTN: Chief Steaven Joy
545 Lane College
Jackson, TN 38301-4598


    All prospective Lane College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check
    All employees that operate a motor vehicle on behalf of Lane College must be cleared annually using Department of Motor Vehicle records

Lane College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity


Campus Security Officer

Job Title: Campus Security Officer
Reports to: Director of Campus Safety and Security

Job Summary
The Division of Student Affairs at Lane College is looking for an experienced, caring, and committed professional to provide personal, equipment, and real property security for faculty, staff, students, and visitors on Lane College campus.

Under the supervision of the Director of Campus Safety and Security, the Campus Security Officer is primarily focused on maintaining a visible presence in public areas, observing incidents, acting, and notifying others according to established protocols.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Patrols campus buildings, grounds and roadways on foot and by vehicle. Guards property against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Protects campus property by inspecting and checking security of doors, windows and gates. Turns lights on and/or off.
  • Maintains active presence in public areas to enhance the safety of parked vehicles. May escort individuals to parked vehicles. Enforces parking rules and regulations. Issues parking citations.
  • Observes, investigates, and reports potentially dangerous conditions and the presence of unauthorized persons on grounds or in buildings. Responds to, assesses, and deals with disturbances according to department policy. Calls for assistance from community-based police services as required. Observes and documents details of occurrences.
  • Assists community-based police in the detainment or arrest of violators when necessary.
  • Reports detected leaks or malfunctions of electrical, plumbing, heating, or other equipment, notifying notify appropriate departments of impaired equipment.
  • Reports emergency medical situations, summoning the appropriate emergency medical services.
  • Responds to complaints and hazardous situations. Responds to incidents putting students, staff, and the general public at risk or harm.
  • Detects and reports fire hazards. Extinguishes small blazes and reports fires to the local Fire Department using established emergency communications protocols. Responds to fire and burglar alarms. Summons police and fire department personnel as needed. Directs traffic at fire, special events and other congested situations.
  • Assists with security and facilitates movement of pedestrians and vehicles at campus functions. Opens and closes buildings and rooms for meetings. Assists with traffic flow and controls parking and safe movement of vehicles in parking areas.
  • Enhances day-to-day public relations by providing information and assistance to students, staff, and the public in a way that establishes and maintains rapport with the college community.
  • Provides information and responds to questions from students, staff, and the public.
  • Prepares logs and reports of daily activities including, but not limited to accident and incident reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • The position requires a basic knowledge of the methods and practices and procedures of law enforcement including those used in patrol, crime prevention, traffic control, investigation, and identification.
  • Requires sufficient math skills to record distances, numbers, and times.
  • Requires sufficient writing skill to prepare incident reports.
  • Requires sufficient human relations skill to resolve confrontation, apply basic interviewing techniques, affect behavior of others, and convey a positive image of Lane College.

ABILITIES
Requires the ability to perform all of the duties of the position. Must be able to use all of the tools and equipment of the position in a safe and responsible manner. Must be able to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine and take action. Must be able to use appropriate defense measures to protect self or others in adverse situations. Requires the ability to meet standards of physical stature, endurance and agility established by the College. Must be able to initiate and maintain communication with community-based police, fire and dispatch. Must be able to administer first aid in emergency situations. Requires the ability to work productively with students, staff, and visitors in a multi-ethnic setting.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Incumbent must be able to work inside and outdoors engaged in work primarily of an active nature. Requires ambulatory ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time, physical strength to carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis, and agility to respond to situations. Maintain cardiovascular fitness in order to walk and run. Requires the ability to use near and far visual acuity to observe campus activity and read reports and written instructions. Requires the ability to use hearing for ordinary conversation and to hear other sounds in order to respond to normal and emergency situations.

Required Education and Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education and experience required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent and
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a security or law enforcement setting

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by the priority deadline of JUNE 30, 2016 for the position of Area Coordinator of Housing and Residential Life via email to sjoy@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Lane College
ATTN: Chief Steaven Joy

545 Lane College
Jackson, TN 38301-4598

  • All prospective Lane College employees are required to satisfy a criminal background check
  • All employees that operate a motor vehicle on behalf of Lane College must be cleared annually using Department of Motor Vehicle records
  • Lane College is committed to a firm policy of equal employment opportunity

IT Desktop\Network Support Technician

The IT Desktop\Network Support Technician reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Information Technology. This position will respond to help desk calls and major problems that may occur; monitor vice & email request; assist and resolve a variety of user issues with software, hardware, and network; repair and maintain a variety of computer hardware; discover and assist with network issues involving CAMS administration install, configure CAMS in Internet Explorer, grant access to Student, Faculty accounts in CAMS. Act as backup network operator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolve and document Help Requests in the internal ticketing system daily to ensure high level of service is provided to all departments.
  • Provide phone and remote support to ensure optimal operations.
  • Install and maintain computers, printers, software, and network equipment.
  • Receive Help Requests through internal ticketing system and e-mail to assist organizational departments within the College.
  • Responsible for ID systems located in Residence Halls connectivity and functionality, responsible for ID system in Cafeteria, and fitness center, upkeep of the ID printers and supplies.
  • Maintain ID database and backups.
  • Setup and configurations of ID system in other areas of the College.
  • Capable of repairing basic computer systems (replacing hard drives, internal cards, memory chips, loading operating systems).
  • Troubleshooting desktop computers, and network connectivity issues.

Hardware Skills:

  • Replace memory modules, hard drives, motherboards, and power supplies; maintain multiple brands of proprietary computers; familiar with various multifunction copier/scanner/printers and multimedia projectors.
  • Capable of repairing basic computer systems (replacing hard drives, internal cards, memory chips, loading operating systems).

Software Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office Professional Suite, SQL Database support.

Qualification:

Associate Degree in IT Related Field or 3 to 5 years equivalent experience.

Experience with Networking of Hardware and Software and Network Cabling.

Ability to be very active. Requires extensive standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. This position regularly requires long hours and frequent weekend work.

To apply submit letter of interest and resume to:

jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu



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