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Human Resource Director

Lane College is seeking to hire a Human Resource Director. The director is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resources function. Some essential functions include: Annual reviews and making recommendations to executive management for improvement of the College's policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters; compliance with federal and state laws; staff development; consult with legal department on personnel matters; and participate in on committees and special projects.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent to 10 years' related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Education and Experience – Master's degree and a minimum of three years of related experience or training.

Applications and letters of interest should be addressed to jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu. Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2016.


Executive Chef Manager of Dining Services

Lane College, (Jackson, Tennessee) a liberal arts college associated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal church is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Chef Manager of Dining Services.

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.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in culinary, hotel or institutional management, business administration, accounting, or related field. Experience working in quantity foods operations including self-operated units.
  • Demonstrated desire to empower, motivate, and positively influence the lives of students and the college community positively through food and service.
  • Proven excellence in organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff.
  • Understanding of the college food operations including, cafeterias, snack bars and retail outlets.
  • Excellent culinary skills and food knowledge.
  • Serving Safe Food Certification

Special qualifications:

  • Ability to organize and train a production staff of both full-time and student employees. Thorough familiarity with all phases of food purchasing, preparation, production control, merchandising, service, and inventory control.
  • Administrative ability and understanding of the technical aspects of menu planning including speciality catered meals.
  • Working knowledge of nutrition and special dietary trends and concerns.
  • A sympathetic appreciation of special needs of campus clientele.
  • Resourcefulness in using facilities.
  • Supervisory or management experience of a union or residence hall dining unit, or equivalent experience in commercial food management and catering elsewhere of such character as to demonstrate ability to direct the varied food service operations.

Core competencies: Communication, Fiscal Management, Management & Planning

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit: a resume/vita, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation and transcripts to

sgoldmon@lanecollege.edu
ATTN: Dr. Suzzette Goldmon, Consultant
Phillips Cafeteria
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

Administrative Assistant

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Director of Campus Life

Salary package includes: Annual salary

Job Summary
Under general supervision provides complex administrative and clerical support to the HBCU Wellness Project and supportive programs. Work requires comprehensive knowledge of organization or program where assigned, skill working with issues related to policy and procedures and confidential matters, and involves intensive participation in the work of supervisor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative secretarial and clerical support to HBCU Wellness and supportive programs
  • Has comprehensive knowledge of the organization or program where assigned, skill in working with issues related to policy, procedures and confidential matters
  • Prepares and revises manuscripts, correspondence, charts, forms and other materials from copy
  • Reads and edits outgoing correspondence or procedural typographical and grammatical accuracy, conformance with general policy and factual correctness calls deviations or inadequacies to writer's attention
  • Provides general information to individuals and families on program objectives and services; eligibility requirements and benefits; confidentiality of information.
  • Distributes informational materials and literature
  • Schedules appointments with health care providers, provides support as needed to program participants and clients
  • Makes all necessary arrangements for travel and independently performs required administrative follow-up and record keeping
  • Receives incoming correspondence and information

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required and strong secretarial experience with an emphasis on computer skills that includes Microsoft Works.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of skill in the practical application of office practices, procedure and equipment; of business English, spelling, punctuation , grammar and arithmetic ; of campus policies and procedures and intuition's purpose , goals and procedures, General knowledge of skill in the use of word processing , database and spreadsheets software program. Ability to project a professional and positive image to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; instructions; to make effective oral presentation; to interact with students, public officials and staff at all levels on a courteous and efficient manner.

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 mgipson@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Lane College
ATTN: Fisher P. Smith

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

Director of Campus Dining

Lane College, (Jackson, Tennessee) a liberal arts college associated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal church is seeking applicants for the position of Director of Campus Dining.

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.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in hotel or institutional management, business administration, accounting, or related field. Experience working in quantity foods operations including self-operated units.
  • Demonstrated desire to empower, motivate, and positively influence the lives of students and the college community positively through food and service.
  • Proven excellence in organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff.
  • Understanding of the college food operations including, cafeterias, snack bars and retail outlets.

Special qualifications:

  • Ability to organize and train a large staff of both full-time and student employees. Thorough familiarity with all phases of food purchasing, preparation, production control, merchandising, service, and inventory control.
  • Administrative ability and understanding of the technical aspects of menu planning.
  • Working knowledge of nutrition and special dietary trends and concerns.
  • A sympathetic appreciation of special needs of campus clientele.
  • Resourcefulness in using facilities.
  • Supervisory or management experience of a union or residence hall dining unit, or equivalent experience in commercial food management and catering elsewhere of such character as to demonstrate ability to direct the varied food service operations.

Core competencies: Communication, Fiscal Management, Management & Planning

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit: a resume/vita, cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation and transcripts to

sgoldmon@lanecollege.edu
ATTN: Dr. Suzzette Goldmon, Consultant
Phillips Cafeteria
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

Asst. Football Coach Defensive Line Coach

Position: Asst. Football Coach Defensive Line Coach

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 25 lbs, 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.


Area Coordinator

Job Title: Area Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Housing and Residential Life
Salary package includes: Annual salary, one-bedroom apartment, and full meal plan

Job Summary
The Division of Student Affairs at Lane College is looking for an individual to assist in the management and operation of a residential area or residential areas. Under the supervision of the Director of Housing and Residential Life, the Area Coordinator is a full time (12 month) on-call professional that will help enhance educational, social and personal growth of students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly supervise 5-7 Resident Assistants (RA) and 3-4 Community Assistants
  • Responsible for an area of assignment with 300-500 students
  • Assist with the selection of Resident Assistants
  • Facilitate student success and develop community to ensure community development which promotes a sense of residential belonging
  • Facilitate the peer-to-peer mentorship program
  • Provide personal assistance to students through advising, counseling, accountability, and crisis intervention
  • Provide leadership to staff and students in the development of a community environment. (floor community, hall community, and connection to the campus community)
  • Facilitate the educational curriculum for the respective residential student populations: freshman, sophomores, or upper-class students
  • Assist students with issues typical to their developmental level (i.e. transition to college, financial concerns, stress management, study skills, selecting a major, mentoring, etc.)
  • Maintain a high level of visibility by consistently and intentionally building relationships with residents and attending resident and staff activities
  • Conduct weekly building/area staff meetings to disseminate information to RA staff and aid in ongoing staff training and development
  • Assist in opening and closing of the residence halls at the beginning and end of the academic year, and during period of academic recess.
  • Receive and process reports of damages, needed repairs, items of a similar nature, and follow-up regarding the completion of repairs
  • Maintain professional relationships and communication with facilities and custodial staff
  • Proficient in the use of e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software and use of the Internet to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field with at least one-year experience in Residence Life or Student Affairs
  • Experience living in campus housing
  • Demonstrated desire to empower, motivate, and positively influence the lives of students and create a positive community that promotes academic and personal success
  • Proven excellence in organizational skills and the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and staff
  • Keen sensitivity and understanding of the first generation college student population

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 mgipson@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Lane College
ATTN: Macklin Gipson

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

Counselor/Director of Disability Support Services

Job Title: Counselor/Director of Disability Support Services
Reports to: Vice President for Student Affairs

Job Summary
The Division of Student Affairs at Lane College is looking for an experienced, caring, and committed professional to provide individual and group counseling services and oversees the College's support services for students with disabilities.

Under the supervision of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Counselor will provide a broad range of counseling and psychological services to students including diagnostic assessment and evaluation, individual mental health counseling, crisis intervention, consultation, and outreach programming and training. The counselor will provide workshops/training on general mental health issues, relationship issues, and training to student leaders, faculty, and staff on the campus. We seek a dedicated individual who is willing to work one-on-one and in group settings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides confidential counseling services to students, including assessment, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, disability counseling, case management services, and referrals to campus and community resources.
  • Maintains up-to-date understanding of law relevant to disability services, certifies student eligibility for services, and determines reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  • Assists individuals in understanding and overcoming social, emotional, and developmental issues.
  • Coordinates with campus police, faculty, administrators, and staff to provide crisis intervention, counseling, and referral.
  • Maintains accurate and current documentation regarding counseling intake, treatment and referrals.
  • Refers students to relevant community resources as needed.
  • Encourages the development of a supportive campus environment by establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with campus departments and communicating with faculty and staff regarding student accommodation plans and the requirements of disability law to foster student success.
  • Provides workshops and programming for faculty, staff and students on a variety of issues including stress, depression, suicide, anxiety, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, study skills, substance abuse, and sexual assault.
  • Maintains working-knowledge of local resources and cultivates professionally collaborative relationships within the community.
  • Develops and implements the various institutional forms used by the counseling and disability support services functional area.
  • Maintains awareness of best practices, emerging trends and new legislation relating to counseling and disability support services functional area.
  • Represents the counseling and disability support services interests of the College in regional and state meetings and serves as liaison to other colleges and universities within the state and region for work on collaborative grants and projects relating to counseling and disability support services.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, monitoring, and revision of policies and procedures relating to the counseling and disability support services functional area.
  • Clinical experience with culturally diverse groups including underrepresented students (ethnic minorities, LGBT, and first generation)
  • Experience and comfort working with students presenting with s "high-risk" difficulties
  • Commitment to confidentiality
  • Working hours may include evenings, holidays or weekends depending on deadline requirements and special events.
  • Serves on committees as appropriate and as appointed by supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A strong commitment to the mission of Lane College.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the counseling and disability support services functional area and the administration of such functions.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to work independently with little direction.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills in handling, directing, and prioritizing multiple and complex assignments/projects and maintaining records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, College employees and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; and effectively present information to top management, public groups, and other groups.
  • Experience of working effectively in a team environment with a student development focus.
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and extensive confidential data.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to lead, instruct, handle a large variety of details and to work with all levels of organization.
  • Proficient in the use of e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software and use of the Internet to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.
  • High level of energy and good sense of humor with the capacity for extraordinary time and effort demands.

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.

  • Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work or a related field from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in an academic counseling and disability support services environment.
  • Previous experience working with a college age population.

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 dmcgee@lanecollege.edu or via USPS to:

Lane College
ATTN: Darryl K. McGee

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 by June 30, 2016 to:

jobapplicant@lanecollege.edu



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.

Qualifications:

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.


DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL AID

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. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.


DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL PLANT

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.

Qualifications:

  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.

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


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