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DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

Position: Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Reports Directly to: President
Primary Function/Purpose:
The Director of Athletics is a twelve month position and responsible for successful execution inleading, planning, budgeting, developing, and directing all athletics programs and activitiesrelated to the college's 12 intercollegiate sports: Football, Men's and Women's Basketball,Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Tennis, Men's and Women's Trackand Field, Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball. In addition, the Director provides leadership for theDepartment of Athletics within established financial plans; directs fund-raising activitiesnecessary to supplement available financial resources; and participates in as many publicrelations activities as is practical in order to promote the college and its athletics program.

Primary Duties:

  1. Takes a leadership in recruitment of coaches, advertising for coaches, receivingresumes and previous employment history. Review and recommends to the President.
  2. Organizes, manages and administers the Intercollegiate Athletics Program consistentwith the philosophy and policies determined by the President.
  3. Continually envisions and present plans for the future direction and growth of the Athleticdepartment, making recommendations to the President.
  4. Plans, organizes and directs the activities of the coaching staff and oversees theoperations and management of facilities.
  5. Serves as a representative to the SIAC Conference and NCAA committees asappointed.
  6. Maintains open communication channels with other athletics directors, alumni,benefactor organizations, news media, students, faculty, college officials and membersof the athletics staff and general public.
  7. Assumes ultimate administrative responsibility for all phases of the intercollegiateathletics program, including student-athlete services, SIAC and NCAA compliance,personnel direction, improvement of fiscal affairs, academic affairs, fund raising,marketing, publicity, game administration and other related activities.
  8. Presents for approval and adoption the annual Athletic budget to the President.
  9. Assumes responsibility for the financial management of the Athletics Program andoversight of the administration of the Athletic budget to ensure fiscal integrity.
  10. Continually strives for excellence, measured by performance, in all sports for men andwomen who participate in the intercollegiate athletics program
  11. Encourages coaches and student-athletes that performance in the classroom is the main purpose of higher education and that pursuit of knowledge and the acquisition of a degree is the main goal of the student-athlete
  12. Seta high expectations for academic performance and provide leadership to exceed minimum NCAA Academic Progress Rate standards
  13. Takes a leadership role in ensuring equal opportunities for women, promote diversity, and monitor compliance with Title IX and all appropriate rules and regulations
  14. Establishes the expectation that all department staff comply with college policies, NCAA and SIAC rules and regulations and be responsible for the assurance that all athletic activities are operated in compliance with applicable rules and regulations. Report any athletics major violations to the President immediately

Qualifications:

  1. Require a Bachelor's degree in business administration, sports administration, management, or related field.
  2. Prefer a Master's degree with previous athletic administration and supervisory experience.

HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

Position: Head Football Coach
Reports Directly to: Athletic Director
Position Summary:
The Head Football Coach is responsible for initiating various aspects of the Football program, such as recruiting, scheduling opponents, training, and coaching team members. The Head Coach of Football is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), and NCAA. The position Head Football Coach is a full time, twelve-month position.

Primary Duties:

  1. Recruit, train, and coach the members of the football program
  2. Coordinate the development and promotion of the football program.
  3. Generate additional funds for support of the program
  4. Organize and schedule practice sessions
  5. Schedule games with approval of the Athletic Director
  6. Manage field care and maintenance
  7. Administrative tasks including budget formulation
  8. Represent Lane College and the football program in a professional manner.

Education/Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred.
  2. A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of the NCAA regulations is required.
  3. Three to five years collegiate coaching experience including effective leadership,communication, coaching and recruiting skills is preferred.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS LIFE

Position: Assistant Director of Campus Life

Reports Directly to: Executive Vice President/Chaplain

Primary Function/Purpose:

The Assistant Director of Campus Life assists the Director to provide administrative oversight for campus life. The Assistant Director is responsible for several aspects of campus life, including student activities, recreation, intramurals, community service leadership, campus organization, and student-driven initiatives. This person works not only to provide assistance with development, administration and oversight to student activities, but also assists in mentoring to students whom he/she serves. This is a 12-month salaried position with the expectation of flexible work hours.

Primary Duties:

  1. Assists with student activities program including, but not limited to:
    1. Initiates programs, activities, and services that develop the whole student and support the mission of the College
    2. Initiates and implements spiritual, social, recreational, and academic support programs, activities, and services to enhance campus life and student development.
    3. Establishes and advises a student activities board
    4. Establishes and operates student leadership training
    5. Supports New Student Orientation
    6. Initiates student mentorship programs
    7. Supports Residential Life programming and instruction
    8. Implements and coordinates campus recreation including an intramural program
    9. Implements programs and activities which enhance student experience and extracurricular participation
  2. This person will have the following abilities:
    1. Think creatively to implement programs and activities to accomplish institutional goals
    2. Strong communication, administration and leadership skills
    3. Team player mindset with a servant attitude
    4. Experiences in student development with an understanding of the culture and values students
    5. Appreciation for the Mission of Lane College

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree required in college student personnel, counseling or the equivalent
  2. Zero to two years in a college setting

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT/CHAPLAIN

Position: Executive Vice President/Chaplain

Reports Directly to: President

Primary Function/Purpose:

The Executive Vice President/Chaplain, second in command at the college, supervises several essential functions of the College and serves as the College's Chaplain. The EVP/Chaplain provides leadership and oversight in the coordination, implementation, management, assessment and evaluation of Religious and Spiritual Life; Research, Scholarly and Sponsored Program Activities; Honors College; Enrollment Management; Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness. The EVP/Chaplain works with the administrative team to promote the College Brand, garner funding, and ensure compliance with all college, federal, state, and governing board bylaws and policies.

Primary Duties:

  1. Serves as second in command (see Lane College Bylaws)
  2. Develops, manages execution and evaluates results of strategic goals to ensure institutional effectiveness
  3. Supervises and supports the College's administrative functions, divisions and departments
  4. Serves as Chaplain of the College/Campus Minister
  5. Serves as student ombudsman
  6. Supervises Dean of Students, housing and campus life
  7. Performs diverse functions including public relations that emphasize the development of community engaged research and scholarly activities

Secondary Responsibilities:

  1. Completes mission critical special assignments
  2. Coordinates, supervises and evaluates Institutional activities as assigned by the President

Qualifications:

  1. Doctoral degree with academic credentials and experiences for appointment to the rank of Full Professor, or the equivalent
  2. Demonstrated experience in grant writing, procurement and management of funded research, sponsored program activities and scholarly publications
  3. Must have the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels of the college administration, civic and community constituents and funding agency program officers and/or administrators
  4. Engaging interpersonal and public relations skills; strong written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills; and the ability to provide effective leadership in a team environment
  5. Ordained Minister with a Master's level theological or religious education degree from an accredited college or university; or equivalent credentials and experiences to serve in the capacity of Chaplain/Campus Minister in a manner that will enhance the religious and spiritual climate of the campus
  6. Five to seven years of demonstrated success as an administrator in diverse higher education settings, including experience developing and managing diverse staff
  7. Experience with private colleges or university, UNCF or HBCU preferred

DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS LIFE

Position: Director of Campus Life

Reports Directly to: Executive Vice President/Chaplain

Primary Function/Purpose:

The Director of Campus Life assists to provide administrative oversight for campus life. The Director is responsible for several aspects of campus life, including student activities, recreation, intramurals, community service leadership, campus organization, and student-driven initiatives. This person works not only to provide assistance with development, administration and oversight to student activities, but also provides mentoring to students whom he/she serves. This is a 12-month salaried position with the expectation of flexible work hours.

Primary Duties:

  1. Leads student activities program including, but not limited to:
    1. Initiates and implement programs, activities, and services that develop the whole student and support the mission of the College
    2. Initiates and implements spiritual, social, recreational, and academic support programs, activities, and services to enhance campus life and student development.
    3. Initiates and implements campus-wide community involvement and service learning
    4. Establishes and advises a student activities board
    5. Establishes and operates student leadership training
    6. Supports New Student Orientation
    7. Initiates student mentorship programs
    8. Supports Residential Life programming and instruction
    9. Implements and coordinates campus recreation including an intramural program
    10. Implements programs and activities which enhance student experience and extracurricular participation
  2. This person will have the following abilities:
    1. Think creatively to implement programs and activities to accomplish institutional goals
    2. Strong communication, administration and leadership skills
    3. Team player mindset with a servant attitude
    4. Experiences in student development with an understanding of the culture and values students
    5. Appreciation for the Mission of Lane College

Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree required in college student personnel, counseling or the equivalent
  2. Three to five-years in a college setting

DIRECTOR OF HOUSING

Position: Director of Housing

Reports Directly to: Executive Vice President/Chaplain

Primary Function/Purpose

The Director of Housing is responsible for the total administration and operation of Residential Life. The Director of Housing is expected to provide welcoming and vibrant communities that foster personal growth and enhance the student experience. This person will do this through staff and student development, resident outreach, community building, attention to facilities, and administrative organization.

Primary Duties:

  1. Leads residential life program including but not limited to:
    1. Trains, supervises and evaluates Resident Directors and Resident Assistants and front desk staff
    2. Interacts with residents and providing them with personal and administrative support necessary in developing an inclusive community environment
    3. Works with staff members individually to encourage growth and development
    4. Works with students to develop and maintain an atmosphere conducive to study and community living, and encourage students to take responsibility for developing a community atmosphere
    5. Organizes and facilitates staff development activities to promote a strong sense of team and support and to respond to staff concerns
    6. Develops skills of Resident Assistants in peer helping and referral techniques
    7. Provides staff members with ongoing positive and constructive feedback
    8. Handles individual staff concerns as they arise
    9. Facilitates staff members concerns as they arise
    10. Handles emergency or crisis situations appropriately as they arise
    11. Enforces rules and regulations
    12. Initiates change and develop and implement new ideas and concepts to improve the quality of life within the residence halls.
    13. Facilitates residence hall operations, including student room assignments, in-hall and between-hall transfers, and other housing operations
    14. Tours and inspects facilities to ensure building security and safety; recommend modifications in policy and procedure to upgrade safety and security of facilities.
  2. This person will have the following abilities:
    1. Knowledge of crisis intervention strategies; helping skills
    2. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with individuals from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds
    3. Work independently and meet multiple task deadlines
    4. Establish and maintain effective student and staff relationships
    5. Maintain high standard of exceptional student service

Qualifications

  1. Minimum - Bachelor's degree and three years residence hall employment experience; or an equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
  2. Preferred - Master's degree in Behavioral Science area, such as Student Affairs/College Student Personnel, Counseling or Higher Education; and two years of residence hall employment experience.

SPECIAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR

Position: Special Projects Director

Reports Directly to: Chief of Staff

Position Function/Purpose:

The Special Projects Director will manage and coordinate career development and special projects. The position requires strategic skills to help create and implement initiatives and the highest level of student service expertise. This position will have a high level of interaction with division chairs, senior academic administrators, department heads, faculty, and staff. This position will also be responsible for building strong and productive relationships with key development and campaign volunteers and alumni. This person will work independently, using independent judgment, discretion, and decision making. This person works to plan, coordinate and execute placement services for students. This person will also facilitate, develop and maintain positive relationship with the business community.

Primary Duties:

  1. Tracks all metrics related to placement of students after graduation
    1. Plans and oversees special events
    2. Operates as employer developer
    3. Creates new relationships and building on existing relationships
    4. Builds partnerships and effect relationships with local and personal business organizations and community partners to identify steady pipeline of employment opportunities for students.
    5. Builds personal rapport with students to transform them into expert job seekers and productive employees
  2. This person will have the following abilities:
    1. Highly collaborative with outstanding diplomatic, analytical and organizational skills.
    2. Critical thinking capability and attentiveness to detail.
    3. Work strategically, collaboratively, and independently
    4. Exercise leadership and work as a team member
    5. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate others
    6. Handle multiple priorities, adapt quickly to changing priorities, identify and address issues in a proactive manner
    7. Excellent verbal/written communications.

Qualifications:

  1. Advanced degree is strongly preferred
  2. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of higher education administration and/or professional advancement.
  3. Experience in strategy, planning, and project management as well as a working knowledge of fundraising and development operations.

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.

Duties

  • 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.
Qualifications
  • 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
jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu


*Please note that e-mailed materials are preferred.

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