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Administrative Assistant for Upward Bound Program

Administrative assistant duties and responsibility includes providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the Upward Bound Program office.


  • Answer and direct phone calls.
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments.
  • Maintain contact lists and Annual Performance Reports.
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms.
  • Develop and maintain a filing system.
  • Order office supplies.
  • Distribute stipends to Upward Bound students for summer and academic year.
  • Able to work two Saturdays a month in the academic year.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Basic accounting knowledge, submit and reconcile expense reports.
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

Minimum requirements are a Bachelor's Degree, administrative assistant experience and ability to work well with staff and program participants.

Position reports to Director of Upward Bound

Instructor of English/ Instructor of Mathematics in Lane's Dragon Academy

Lane College is seeking to fill two positions in its Dragon Academy. Lane will hold a six-week summer bridge program for first-time freshman who have been admitted to the college. Each academy student will be required to enroll in an English and Mathematics course and will receive college credit. The program will begin on June 22, 2016 and end on July 27, 2016.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 4 credit hours; 1 credit hour will include an academic lab.

Qualifications: Candidates with a Master's degree and 18 credit hours in English or Mathematics will be considered.

The successful candidate should be a master teacher at the high school level, have experience teaching advanced placement classes, or have experience teaching in a college environment.

Lane College is a Charter Member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). To apply, please submit the following: letter of application; curriculum vitae; contact information for three professional references; and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable with application and official transcripts will be required if hired).

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to:

Dr. Michelle Curtain Stewart
Vice President for Academic Affairs
E-mail: vpaa@lanecollege.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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.


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 by May 31, 2016 to:


Instructor of Mass Communications & Radio Producer

Lane College is the home to WLCD 98.7 and is committed to providing quality radio programming in Jackson, TN.

Core responsibilities will include teaching 6 credit hours, radio production, and recruiting, assigning and directing students in radio production.


Master's degree preferred in English, marketing, journalism, communications, or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in broadcasting, radio production, or communications. A combination of related education and experience may also be considered.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated production experience and teaching experience in new and emerging technologies in media related areas.


The College is seeking someone to fill the position of Compliance Officer. This position reports directly to the Chief Accountant and is responsible for the accuracy of the financial records of the College. This officer is also responsible for control of the budgets of all Restricted (Grant Budgets). The Compliance Officer works in conjunction with the Budget Officer in monitoring budgets for both unrestricted and restricted funds.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following - Maintains balance and expenditure records of all programs; assists program director with setting up books; reconcile monthly with all restricted program; set up new accounts, account numbers, and post the allocation of the fiscal year to the char of account; maintain files on all funded programs; ensure financial records of the College are accurate, timely, and maintained in auditable form; be instrumental in obtaining an audit report that does not reflect deficiencies in the accounting system of the College; tests for compliance with institutional policies and procedures, state and federal laws and regulations and contractual requirements; Evaluates systems of internal controls, the adequacy of accounting records, and system design; establishes and maintains effective work relationships with College employees and external contractors.

Desirable Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of accounting theory, auditing standards, procedures, and techniques required to perform audits; knowledge of fund accounting and internal auditing; knowledge of higher education financial and reporting standards; knowledge of electronic audit data processing systems and systems designs; knowledge of management concepts; knowledge of requirements for effective report writing; ability to audit effectively in a computer environment ;ability to develop and evaluate both short and long range plans; ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and manage others in a wide variety of activities; ability to comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and guidelines; ability to consistently produce accurate work to evaluate the materiality and significance of deviations from established policies, procedures, and regulations; and to make recommendations for corrective action; ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written form; ability to exercise good judgment while evaluating situations and making decisions.


B. A. degree in Accounting, or equivalent work experience.

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 by June 15, 2016 to:



The Book Store Director reports directly to the Vice President for Business and Finance and is responsible for receiving, distributing, and storing of all purchased books, supplies, and paraphernalia by the College in accordance with policies, procedures, and other guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives purchase orders from vendors.
  • Receives and reviews all applicable documents from the business office and vendors.
  • Matches counts ordered with counts received. Matches counts received with counts invoiced.
  • Maintains a perpetual inventory and prepares reports on a periodic basis.
  • Orderly files requisitions, purchase orders, blanket orders, and invoices.
  • Assists in developing methods to disburse old stock before the new.
  • Marks articles with identifying codes, figures, or letters when required.
  • Issues supplies.
  • Maintains records of issued items.
  • Requests or orders supplies as needed.
  • Prepares necessary reports.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the supervisor or higher authorities.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


B.A. degree or 3 year experience in store management.

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 by May 31, 2016 to:


Career Planning Center Director

Position: Career Planning Center Director

Reports to: This position reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications: Master's degree with three years or more experience in career planning or a similar position in a college setting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the college's academic and career planning services, and supervising a team of academic, and career advisors.
  • Providing career advising.
  • Ensuring that career advising is aligned with the curricula.
  • Creating and delivering career workshops.
  • Organizing career, graduate and professional school fairs.
  • Developing relationships with local business and major corporations around the world.
  • Maintaining the career and internship job board.
  • Updating career announcements in the weekly college bulletin.
  • Proactively seek students to apply for jobs and internships.
  • Administering career surveys.
  • Updating and utilizing social media platforms that advance career choices.

To apply: Submit a letter of interest and resume tojobapplicant@lanecollege.edu

Career Pathway Coordinators

Position: Career Pathway Coordinators

Reports to: These positions report directly to the Career Pathway Initiative Director and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications: Master's degree with three years or more experience in curriculum development, curriculum mapping, or a similar position in one or more of the following areas: Business administration, entrepreneurship, health care management, maintenance technology, and business certifications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Aligning the general core curriculum with the college's career pathways.
  • Aligning major curricula with the college's career pathways.
  • Meeting with industry leaders to align curricular with workforce needs.
  • Developing curricula maps for the college's career pathways.
  • Establishing the skills, benchmarks, content, assessments, and activities required for the college's career pathways.
  • Identifying best practices related to career competencies and curriculum mapping.

To apply: Submit a letter of interest and resume to jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu.


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.


  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. Complete federal, state, and institutional reports including applications for federal funding and reports the expenditures of funds allocated. Coordinate internal reconciliation efforts and report to reviewing entities, such as auditors, program reviewers, and accreditation teams.
  8. Develop and conduct financial aid presentations and participate in outreach activities, such as New Student Outreach, High School Outreach, financial aid workshops, etc.
  9. Develop, design, revise, and update all publications (website, college catalog, and other media) relating to financial aid, such as financial aid applications, forms used for tracking applications, correspondence forms, and brochures. Provide training and materials to College staff regarding the financial aid process.
  10. 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.
  11. Counsel and advise students and parents regarding financial needs and problems, and recommend financial aid opportunities, academic progress, eligibility and procedures.
  12. Maintain, research and submit information regarding budget as needed.
  13. Maintain current knowledge of college financial aid policies, procedures, and programs. Attend trainings/conferences as necessary to keep knowledge current.
  14. LC values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and behaviors are identified as examples of what is expected of an employee:
  15. Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-verbal communications.
  16. Work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  17. Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace conditions.
  18. Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings, reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of responsibility.
  19. Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service interaction and community outreach.
  20. Meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.


MANDATORY: 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. Broad knowledge of federal financial aid programs and recordkeeping requirements. Knowledge of higher education processes, supervisory and personnel practices, communication techniques and computer software. General knowledge of accounting practices, data processing and computer applications. Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Able to work independently to meet deadlines.

PREFERRED: Master's degree; 4 years of financial aid experience; previous supervisory experience with Three Rivers/CAMS or other academic management systems.

Asst. Football Coach - Defensive Line Coach

Position: Full Time

Reports To: Athletic Director

Lane College (Jackson TN) is looking to hire a full-time Defensive line 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 Call Please.


Position: Director of Physical Plant

Reports Directly to: Vice President for Administration

Primary Function/Purpose: Plan, organize, and supervise all activities and personnel in the physical facilities and assets of the campus.

Primary Duties:

  1. Supervise personnel in accordance with College policies and applicable laws.
  2. Interview, hire and train employees.
  3. Plan, assign and direct work; reward and discipline employees or make such recommendations to the Vice President for Administration
  4. Address complaints and resolve problems. Approve payroll work authorizations for all department staff. Recommend individuals for hire to the Vice President for Administration and the Office of Human Resources.
  5. Oversee and direct maintenance personnel, laborers and outside contractors engaged in equipment or systems installation, facilities equipment repair, preventive maintenance, painting, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, grounds maintenance, operational functions, and other projects.
  6. Inspect buildings and physical plant; inspect construction, projects, and contractor installations progress for conformance to standards and specifications.
  7. Budget, formulate specifications, prepare cost estimates, bid sheets, documents, layouts, contracts, complete work orders, requisition equipment and supplies, process billings, and track budget expenses.
  8. Plan for facility operation, building maintenance, grounds maintenance, and facility projects, renovations, modifications, etc. Assist in the development of long-range plans, conceptual designs, and capital outlay projections.
  9. Analyze and resolve daily work problems.
  10. Complete campus inspections and investigations when requested by local and state agencies.
  11. Respond to emergency calls, including after-hour calls.
  12. Assist with transportation operations, as directed by the Vice President for Administration, including maintenance of College fleet to provide optimum use of vehicles by College personnel.

Lane College values professionalism in its employees. The following attributes and identified as examples of what is expected of a Director of Physical Plant:

  1. Display empathy and positive regard for others in written and verbal communications;
  2. Work effectively with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, meeting deadlines, collaborative problem solving and honest communication;
  3. Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity and courtesy;
  4. Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending training seminars, reading materials and meeting with others in areas of responsibility; and
  5. Meet all required standards of confidentiality and safety.


  1. Bachelor's degree preferred and five years of experience or training in field work which demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties.
  2. Considerable knowledge of physical plant operations, maintenance, tools, equipment, practices, methods, hazards, safety precautions used in maintenance repair of plant, buildings and grounds.
  3. Extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance related to physical plant and personnel supervision.
  4. Considerable knowledge of construction practices, contracts, and procedures.
  5. Considerable knowledge or training in automated HVAC controls, maintenance, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting, grounds keeping, and equipment repair.

Catalog Librarian

Lane College Library seeks a creative, collaborative, and energetic catalog librarian to complement its Technical Services. He/she is responsible for managing the Technical Services and maintaining high standards of cataloging with current and evolving best practices in cataloging.


  • Catalog and process all purchases and selected gift books using WorldCat.com.
  • Catalog and re-classify existing library materials as necessary. Catalog non-print formats, including CDs, DVDs, and archives.
  • Research name forms and do authority work; contribute authority records to NACO.
  • Participate in formation of policy and procedures for Technical Services. Keep up to date with new and emerging descriptive practices and tools.
  • Assist in training and revise the work of catalog as required.
  • Provide scheduled reference service and circulation desk work; attend professional development meetings and training sessions.
  • Assist in the selection of books, scholarly magazines and journals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Work one night per week is required.
  • An ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library/Information Science, knowledge of and experience in archives preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national cataloging /metadata content and structural standards, experience with Dewey Decimal System, MARC21, AACR2, RDA, LCSH.
  • Familiarity with authority work.
  • Good organizational skills & attention to detail.
  • Experience working in a team environment.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

To apply for a staff position, please submit a letter of interest and a résumé to:

Human Resources
Lane College
545 Lane Avenue
Jackson , TN 38301

*Please note that e-mailed materials are preferred.


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