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Position Title: Athletics Compliance Coordinator
Department: Office of General Counsel & Compliance
Reports To: General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Morehouse has an immediate need for a high-energy, detail-oriented, knowledgeable Compliance Coordinator who can develop and implement systems and technologies that will facilitate an efficient compliance program. The successful candidate will report to the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with additional reporting to the Vice President of Student Development. This position will be part of the transformation of Morehouse’s Compliance Culture that will focus on educating student-athletes, coaches and staff on compliance requirements, as well as implementing best-practices across the institution related to athletics compliance in the areas of financial aid, recruitment, registration and the athletics department in general. Morehouse College Men’s NCAA Division II sports programs are: football, cross-country, basketball, track and field, tennis, baseball and golf.
- Determines student-athletes eligibility for financial aid, playing and practice seasons, and continuing eligibility within the context of NCAA, Conference, and Morehouse rules, policies and procedures and to evaluate program issues for compliance.
- Prepares and maintains squad lists for all sports; updates any change in status of student athletes
- Provides NCAA interpretation to all coaches and athletic advisors; utilizes NCAA legislative service database; serves as contact between NCAA and conference office
- Updates compliance manual; updates annually with all new NCAA or SIAC rules and regulations
- Monitors all coaches recruiting materials such as phone logs, playing and practice season, weekly athletic related activities, contact and evaluations with prospective student athletes, permissible recruiters, official visits, and employment.
- Provides clearance for official visits, physicals and term employment for student athletes
- Assists in the investigation and processing of all violations to the Conference Office or to the NCAA
- Plans, develops, implements, and coordinates the operation of life skills programs for student athletes engaged in intercollegiate sports
- Be a team player with the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of coaches, staff and student athletes.
- Serves on college-wide committees and project groups as appropriate.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer or the Vice President of Student Development
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The core skills and responsibilities include:
- Act as a liaison between coaches, student-athletes, admission’s office, registrar’s office, financial aid office and NCAA Eligibility Center to ensure timely distribution of eligibility information
- Manage data imported and exported in the NCAA Compliance Assistance software application
- Strong leadership skills and ability to interact with coaches, staff & student athletes
- Knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules and student athlete academic eligibility requirements
- Knowledge of state and federal financial aid policies, procedures, and eligibility requirements
- Excellent oral & written communication skills with attention to detail
- Ability to develop and maintain organizational and recordkeeping systems and procedures
- Knowledge of NCAA academic and behavioral rules, regulations, guidelines and standards for student athletes
- Knowledge NCAA team sport operations rules and regulations
- Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student athletes
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Program planning and implementation skills
- Knowledge of mental health and life skills development principles, practices and techniques, as related to college athletes
- Familiarity with the NCAA Compliance Assistance software
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree with prior experience directly related to the specified duties and responsibilities. A minimum of one (1) year experience with NCAA/SIAC athletic compliance rules and regulations is required.
Ability to lift 40 lbs. without assistance
Salary is commensurate with education and experience
Title: Endowment Accountant
Reference No: EA-110114
Department: Budget, Planning and Financial Analysis
Closing Date: Until Filled
Under general supervision, this position is responsible performing accounting functions, provide oversight, and serve as the subject matter expert for donor gift, endowment fund and investment related duties
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate the review, approval, and processing of new funds to ensure proper organization and donor intent coding is assigned and maintained.
a. Ensure fund numbers and detail codes are properly maintained.
- Review gift deposits made to ensure the deposits are allowable and provide assistance in instances where incorrect deposits were made in order to educate individuals on the proper deposit methods to use in the future and to correct any errors to properly classify the deposit.
- Review and approve requests for termination of all donor gift and endowment funds.
- Monitor gift appropriations and awards for fund transfers and use professional judgment to determine if funding transfers are in compliance with donor intent restrictions and fund/investment accounting guidelines.
- Ensure award amounts are spent in accordance with Board approved spending appropriations.
Complete the monthly budget balance available reconciliation for all funds
Work with Grants Accounting to ensure Board approved appropriated spending amounts are budgeted correctly
- Complete a monthly reconciliation of donor and investment activity to ensure all transactions are recorded properly in Endowment Manager and Banner.
Work with Advancement and Financial Aid related to move misclassified transactions to the correct organization and/or program code.
Ensure investment earnings and management fees are allocated correctly.
Ensure unitization of transactions is correct.
- Perform an annual fund and investment compliance review on a judgmental sample of donor gift and endowment funds to determine if the funds are being managed and used in compliance with donor intent restrictions, fund accounting guidelines, College policy, and good business practice. This also includes analyzing stagnant fund balances and the units’ overall management of the gifts and endowment funds.
- Perform reporting requirements:
Year-end: Create audited financial footnotes where donor and board designated fund balances are reported correctly by type of restriction, including underwater funds.
Year-end: Alternative investment fair market values are reported timely and the method(s) used to derive FMV is reasonable and generally accepted.
Monthly: Provide Senior Administration with donor and investment summary reporting package.
Prepare technical documentation of accounting procedures and processes, which is used as a reference and training resource by staff. These processes and procedures include functions for which this position is directly responsible, as well as other areas as assigned
Education: Required: Bachelor's degree in Accountancy
Certification(s): Preferred: Certified public accountant designation
Knowledge and Experience:
- Required: Five years of professional level accounting experience or CPA certification or a Master’s degree in Accountancy or a related field.
- Required: Five years of donor and investment accounting experience
- Demonstrated analytical skills to perform complex financial analysis and reporting of business transactions.
- Ability to propose policies/procedures that improve and/or maintain the effectiveness of daily financial operations.
- Strong verbal and written communications skills to effectively present information and respond to requests for guidance and/or clarification.
- Ability to address and resolve difficult and complex issues/problems; strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to multi-task and produce accurate, detail-oriented work to meet stringent deadlines; creativity in problem solving and exercising independent judgment and discretion.
- Required: Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
- Familiarity with Banner, Endowment Manager and Argos software sought, but not required
Title: Temporary Administrative Assistant II
Reference No: 110314 - AA
Department: Office of Health Professions (OHP)
Closing Date: November 17, 2014
Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for performing the day-to-day clerical functions of the office and assist the Program Manager and Director in assigned duties involved in coordinating the internal and external education and programming initiatives of this office.
Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities:
- First point of contact for the Office of Health Professions; greet all guests and provide high level of customer service in accommodating their needs.
- Schedules Directors and other staff appointments through use of Outlook.
- Manage an accurate calendar of activities and events that OHP sponsors, including visitation dates to the College by recruiters and representatives of health professional schools.
- Maintains a daily appointment schedule for Director to help keep him/her organized.
- Responds to all incoming and outgoing calls and relaying of messages via phone and email.
- Handles all faxes (internally and externally).
- Manages relationship with copier vendor to ensure the office equipment is currently serviced and working appropriately.
- Functions as point of contact for all notifications.
- Processes all financial transactions that support the mission of OHP, tracks and handles record-keeping of all requisitions.
- Manages all incoming and outgoing mail, tracks packages and delivery of items as needed.
- Manages all office correspondence and maintains copies (electronic and hard copy).
- Facilitates the Association of American Medical Colleges Admissions Service (AAMCAS) application process by coordinating all letters of recommendation from faculty, administrators.
- Responsible for office filing.
- Maintains and updates the list of students accepted to health professional schools.
- Maintains and updates inventory of office supplies and responsible for ordering of supplies for all employees within department/office.
- Responsible for the overall upkeep and appearance of the office area.
- Responsible for processing all print shop requisitions and requests.
- Provides secretarial and administrative support for the summer program.
- Manages all facility reservations and assists with travel arrangements - lodging, transportation and other logistics related to Director, Program Manager guest speakers, guest visitors, scholar-in-residence and travel for office staff.
- Maintains office data base for mass mailing projects.
- Assists the Program Manager in the implementation of department programs and services.
- Attends weekly staff meetings and is responsible for taking minutes, preparing minutes for future meetings and scheduling the meetings.
- Assists the Director and Program Manager by providing logistical support in the organizing of banquets, special receptions, induction ceremonies and award ceremonies.
- Supervise work-study students and office aides daily.
- Other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities may be assigned by the Director and/or Program Manager.
- Must embrace and support Morehouse’s Mission, Vision and Values statement.
EDUCATION: College Degree is preferred but not required; and minimum of three to five years relevant office experience preferably in a higher education or a professional business environment.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite (must be able to pass a Word, Excel and PowerPoint test)
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Ability to compose a memo, letter or any form of communication
- Ability to take accurate messages and keep detailed records
- Must be extremely organized and possess the ability to help organize others
- Must be multi-task oriented
- Must possess a positive demeanor and customer service oriented
- Ability to meet and /or exceed established deadlines
- Ability to provide assistance to two or more staff members
- Ability to maintain a cooperative and excellent relationship with others as well as to work independently
- Must be professional in appearance and in demeanor and have the ability to interface with diplomacy and discretion at all times with all levels of employees, management, faculty, dignitaries, students, community leaders and the public
- Ability to work with confidential information, to secure the information and to be able to remain objective.
SPECIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and/or ABILITIES:
- Exceptional Microsoft Office skills (must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Micro Soft Outlook, Micro Soft Publisher) and preferably; strong interpersonal skills and customer service oriented; and knowledge of general office practices and procedures and multi-task oriented.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Position will require some minimum lifting of less than 10 lbs., sitting, bending and standing for long periods of time. The ability to walk the distance of the college without assistance.
Position Title: Chief Audit Officer
Reference No: 102814-CAO
Closing Date: Until filled
Division/Dept: Internal Auditing and Advisory Services
Reports To: Chair of the Audit Committee and the President
The Chief Audit Officer serves the Audit committee of the Board of Trustees, the President and the College by providing leadership and oversight in ensuring compliance with internal control procedures, laws, rules and regulations. This will be achieved by planning and completing audits; identifying inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective management and accounting operation systems; recommending improvements. The incumbent will bring a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
As a the Chief Audit Officer, the incumbent advises the President and other key members of senior management on financial planning and reporting, budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters based on principles of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Performs an annual risk assessment and develops a work plan to perform audits based on prioritized risk areas.
Monitors activity on the College’s whistleblower hotline and performs investigations where necessary to resolve complaints.
Plans audits by understanding institutional objectives, structure, policies, processes, and internal controls; establishing audit schedules.
Ensures compliance with regulation and controls by examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation; recommending opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure.
Prepares for audits by researching materials; formulating a plan of action.
Communicates audit progress and findings by preparing reports, obtaining management responses to findings, advisory management or remediation and performing follow-up audits, as required.
Serve as the management liaison to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees effectively communicating financial matters.
Manage, supervise and direct activities of other auditors that may be hired to provide assistance to the Chief Audit Officer.
Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the College; i.e., evaluation of control and compliance implications of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
Work with external auditors as liaison in coordinating external audit requirements with management.
Participation in Institute of Internal Auditors (IAA) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to drive continuous improvement and deployment of best practices.
Improve administrative and operational accounting services such as treasury management, 403(B) plan, grants payment processing, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing by advising management on control and compliance matters.
Performs audits from time to time as may be directed by the Audit Committee or the President.
Collaborate with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost effective operational solutions for all aspects of the College.
Carries out personnel management and equal employment opportunity responsibilities including hiring staff, the development of performance standards and evaluation, and other personnel responsibilities for staff and ensures effective utilization of all staff in the Office of Internal Audit and Advisory Services.
Delegates authorities to subordinate supervisors and holds them responsible for the performance of the organizational units and the best utilization of their staff.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- An understanding of, and adherence to, the Auditors Code of Ethics and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
- Knowledge of the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
- Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the Securities Exchange Commission, and other regulatory and advisory organizations and in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry.
- Effective Leadership skills to ensure productivity goals are met in order to promote maximum workplace efficiency.
- Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
- Ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands with the appropriate sense of urgency.
- Ability to interact and communicate well with individuals at all levels of the organization and across cultures.
- Ability to build authentic relationships by making oneself available to others and listening to and respecting the perspectives and opinions of others, while maintaining an appropriate level of professional skepticism.
- Ability to work independently, take initiative and complete tasks timely.
- Ability to resolve problems or issues by gathering and assessing information, taking advice, and using judgment that is consistent with standards, best practices, policies and procedures.
- Ability to effectively interface with senior management, Morehouse College Board of Trustees, and staff.
- Communicate effectively in both written and oral form.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s Degree (BS) from a four (4) year college or university in Business, Accounting or related field
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) preferred
- Substantial experience in a senior management role ideally with both external audit and internal audit management experience.
- Five years or more of experience in auditing, preferably within Higher Education
- Forensic auditing experience preferred
This position is responsible for the direct supervision of staff auditors, external third party auditors hired from time to time, and administrative assistant.
This position is largely a sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as computer, laptop and cell phone. Some travel required, some minimum lifting of less than 10 lbs, and some long standing and walking.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Title: Associate Vice President for Business and Finance/Controller
Department: Office of Business and Finance
Full/Part Time: Full-time
Closing Date: Until Filled
Morehouse College has an opening for the position of Associate Vice President for Business and Finance/Controller. We are seeking an experienced individual with demonstrated organizational, technical, communication and presentation skills (verbal and written), with an understanding of and ability to work through complex fund accounting and financial problems. Reporting to the Vice President for Business and Finance, the candidate must be a team player and able to work cooperatively and effectively with diverse campus groups. The responsibilities, experience and educational requirements are summarized below.
Responsibilities: The Controller is responsible for the accounting, internal control, and financial reporting functions at Morehouse College. The Controller is responsible for maintaining the Banner Financial accounting system, general ledger accounting, the year end audit (serves as audit liaison to the independent auditor), the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements, including tax compliance. This position ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, such as tax regulations, generally accepted accounting principles, and reporting requirements. The position is also responsible for the developing and maintaining of the accounting operating procedures and for the retention and safety of the accounting records and files. Units’ currently reporting to the Controller includes the grants and contracts accounting office, the accounting department, and accounts payable.
Experience: The successful candidate must be detail oriented and have demonstrated experience with a complex database computerized accounting system. Preference will be given to the candidate with complex database computerized accounting system experience (Ellucian’s Banner financial systems). FASB 117 and 116 accounting experiences strongly desired. Fund accounting endowment and experience in a nonprofit environment is strongly desired. The candidate must have hands on experience and working knowledge of Microsoft suite applications (Word, Excel, Presentation and Access) with particular strengths in the use of access and other database application in designing reports.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance required with a strong preference for an individual with a CPA and 7+ years of successful experience that includes direct responsibility for supervision of the accounting staff (general accounting, grant accounting, accounts payable and related accounting functions). MBA\MA\CPA strongly desired.
Salary: Competitive salary, good benefits and working environment.
Title: Lead Maintenance Worker
Reference No. 100714
Department: Physical Plant
Closing Date: Until filled
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Status: Full-time
Job Purpose: Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, assists in the planning and directing of maintenance, repairs, and improvement of the College’s buildings, offices, furniture, and associated equipment which involves performing a variety of skilled manual tasks and duties in support of various services provided by Physical Plant Maintenance Department. Assemble and breakdown special setup equipment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Participates in the daily direction and scheduling of maintenance staff in the repairs in the department including, carpentry, painting, sheet rock installation, furniture and equipment repairs.
- Perform as well as assist with supervising repairs in class rooms, dorms, and restrooms such as partitions, counters, doors, locks, window frames, etc.
- Assist with reviewing all open work orders to make sure they are completed in a timely manner.
- Assist with ensuring maintenance staff members are aware and in compliance with established safety practices.
- Assist with training of maintenance staff in work methods and procedures.
- Work closely with HVAC technicians, Plumbers, and outside service vendors.
- Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required.
- Perform preventative maintenance on buildings and equipment.
- Must be willing to support Morehouse College’s Vision, Mission and Values statement.
- Any other miscellaneous projects/duties assigned by Morehouse College’s Physical Plant management team.
Special skills and abilities:
- Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills.
- Must be organized, self-motivated and able to multitask.
- Ability to work independently, able to follow instructions.
- Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple projects.
- Must demonstrate the ability to work within the overall organization of the Physical Plant and work with administrators, skilled, and unskilled personnel.
- Must possess excellent customer service skills.
- Must be able to maintain a high level of discretion
- Must have basic PC skills knowledge of how to use MS outlook email, internet explorer, etc.
- Requires long periods of standing, walking, use of hands and fingers, reaching, climbing, stooping, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.
- Will occasionally be required to sit.
- Will frequently lift and or move 50 lbs. or more.
- Vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
- Must be able to talk or hear both in person and by telephone.
- Completion of minimum 2 year degrees or equivalent in building maintenance and carpentry, or similar education. Extensive and relevant experience, in lieu of a degree may be considered.
- A valid GA Driver’s License is required to operate a golf cart/utility vehicle.
- All employees that drive a Morehouse vehicle must consent to a MVR verification that is acceptable per Morehouse College’s auto liability insurance carrier’s guidelines to perform this function
Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Reference No: 071714 - LPN
Department: Student Health Services
Closing Date: Until filled
Classification: Non Exempt
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care to the Students in a primary health care setting.
- Responsibilities include evaluating and treating student health complaints by following nursing protocols.
- Giving medication as prescribed by a physician and registered nurse
- Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight
- Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas
- Giving injections of medication
- Taking medical histories
- Entering information into computer systems
- Ensuring patients understand release instructions
- Supervising CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants)
- Monitoring fluid and food intake and output
- Moving patients safely
- Scheduling appointments
- Keeping medical records current
- Working with insurance companies
- Writing prescriptions at a physician's request
- Obtains specimens and orders labs as directed.
- Educates students regarding promotion of health and prevention of illness including sexually transmitted diseases, nutrition and other health related behaviors.
- Maintains familiarity with applicable health and safety regulations and ensures compliance.
- Assists with community based activities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of nursing skills and techniques.
- Knowledge of current developments in health related areas.
- Knowledge of health sciences and nursing procedures as practiced in college health and in clinic settings.
- Knowledge of university policies and procedures.
- Ability to communicate effectively with College personnel at various levels, students, parents, representatives of the community and medical community.
- Ability to keep records and reports.
- Ability to work with other members of the team regarding patient care.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient records.
- Must embrace and support Morehouse’s Mission, Vision and Values statement.
Education and Experience: Must possess a current Georgia State Practical Nurse license and be in good standing with the Board of Nursing; three or more years in a primary health care delivery setting (or related experience) preferred: and must be proficient in treatment protocols.