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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


Associate Librarian

Reference Department, Lane College Library

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Reader's Advisory service to all students, who seek factual information on almost every possible subject. Answer questions daily on a wide variety of topics and recommend print and non-print materials as resources. Instruct students in the use of the online catalog for book location.
  • Prepare online resources, instruct patrons and supervise use of online e-databases for additional resource information.
  • Upon request, teach Freshmen Library Orientation classes.
  • Provide use instruction through library tour or classroom presentations as requested by faculty members.
  • Upon request, prepare subject bibliographies for faculty members, prepare subject guide for students. Prepare request for faculty and students, and monitor use of Interlibrary Loan materials sent to or received from cooperative networking libraries.
  • Take an active part in collection development, by recommending quality, reference, and curriculum materials that support the college's curriculum. Review and evaluate requests for additions to the collection in approved selection tools such as Library Journal, School Library Journal and Choice Magazine. Assist in the selection of scholarly journals and magazines for periodical holdings.
  • Assist in the online cataloging and processing of all purchases and selected gifted books using the web based library system (LibraryWorld.com).
  • Assist in the supervising and maintenance of the periodical collection.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of library policies and procedures.
  • Professional library experience in the field of library and information science.
  • Knowledge of the contemporary principles and practices of library instruction, reference services, and professional standards.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and best practices in academic librarianship, instructional design, and outcomes-based assessment practices.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school.
  • Must have demonstrated experience using current education technologies and multimedia tools to deliver or enhance teaching, learning, and\or user services in both physical and online environments.
  • Familiar with archival processes, procedures, resources, and software preferred.

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


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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