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QEP Director Job Description

Position: Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan
Reports Directly to: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Position Summary:
Lane College is searching for qualified applicants to fill the position of Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). This position reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for overseeing the development, implementation and assessment of the Lane College QEP.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Overseeing implementation, assessment, and adaptation of Lane College's SACSCOC Quality Enhancement Plan;
  • Energizing and overseeing activities for the General education mathematics scholars (GEMS) cohorts;
  • Managing personnel, schedules, data collection, assessment, and budget related to the QEP;
  • Overseeing and recommending technology used in the QEP;
  • Facilitating QEP Advisory Committee and GEMS Math faculty meetings;
  • Providing and planning faculty development for QEP-related activities;
  • Working under the supervision of the Vice President of Academic Affairs;
  • Overseeing and working in regular collaboration with Math tutors;
  • Writing and submitting yearly report and five-year report to Vice President for Academic Affairs and SACSCOC; and,
  • Advocating and publicizing the QEP to the campus community and constituents.

Education/Experience:
The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of Master's degree in math or a related field. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. is preferred;
  • Three or more years of experience with learning support instruction;
  • Three or more years of experience working in a tutoring capacity;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Evidence of working collaboratively with faculty and administration in higher education;
  • Experience in assessment; and,
  • Institutional research experience.

Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2014.


STUDENT ACCOUNT CLERK

The Student Account Clerk reports directly to the Chief Accountant and is responsible for all daily cash reports, and for the performance of other related fiscal procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Bills and collects receivables from students.
  2. Receives payments and issues receipts for students' accounts and submits duplicate receipts to the Accounting Office.
  3. Posts Pell Grants, CWSP and Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, and other financial aid to student accounts.
  4. Issues students' monthly statements and answers any questions students may have about the status of their accounts.
  5. Preparing and depositing cashier's daily cash receipts in the bank.
  6. Summarizes and records receipts into a daily cash report.
  7. Verifies bank teller count on deposit.
  8. Maintains records on room and key deposits.
  9. Cash checks and money orders.
  10. Ensures proper coding of all receipts and charges handled by Cashier's Office.
  11. Maintains accurate records of all students' accounts receivable.
  12. Reports weekly to the Chief Accountant all accounts improperly credited with aid by the Financial Aid Office.
  13. Reports weekly to the Chief Accountant all other student collection problems.
  14. Notifies weekly those students whose accounts are seriously delinquent, and report any unusual irregularities.
  15. Sets schedules for billing students and prepares bills for timely mailing. Requests assistance from the Chief Accountant when schedules cannot be met.
  16. Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor or higher other authorities.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree, experienced in customer relations and must be able to pass a background review and drug test.

Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2014.



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

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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