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Position Title: Associate Vice President Human Resources
Classification: Exempt
Division/Dept.: Office of the President
Reports To: Vice President for Administrative Services and Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Closing Date: Until Filled


The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Human Resources is an integral member of the senior leadership team at Morehouse College.  The incumbent works directly with the Morehouse College President, COO and senior leadership team in developing and executing a human resource strategic direction, ensuring alignment with the College’s vision and business unit imperatives. The incumbent provides the leadership, management and business acumen to ensure that the College has the proper human resource policies, procedures, and practices in place to effectively optimize organizational performance and maximize operational efficiency.


As a member of the senior leadership team, the incumbent provides day to day leadership and management to Morehouse College on human resource policy, program, and administrative operations, consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and goals.


Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of an HR strategic plan.


Responsible for developing, implementing, communicating, and/or managing human resources policy, processes and procedures as it relates to, workforce planning, recruitment and hiring, management and employee development and training, performance management, benefits and worker’s compensation programs.


Direct staff in the planning, establishing and delivery of functional services and products.


Exercise responsibility for ensuring that the College initiatives foster a high performance organization aligned with the Morehouse strategic plan.  Work with the College senior leadership, staff, faculty, Councils and other stakeholders to set direction, and establish policy in carrying out human resources management for the College.


Serve as one of the key advisors to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is relied upon for consultation, advice and recommendations on overall management policies and programs of the College.


Cultivate talent pipeline of candidates that meet executive and senior management qualifications and leverage internal and external networks.


Develop executive and senior management pay plans with the collaboration of the Board of Directors and the CFO.


Evaluate and approve technology solutions to support the HR department.


Ensure that HR process and systems are optimized.


Set direction for the development and implementation of a competency based performance organization and develop and advocate a culture of continuous learning to attract and retain employees with superior abilities; identifying best practices and benchmarking studies and applies methods for measuring intellectual capital and identifying links of that capital to organizational performance and growth.


Motivate and lead a high performance management teams in the accomplishment of vision, mission and goals.


Oversee reporting and monitoring of organizational and workforce demographics and performance metrics.


Ensure the delivery of efficient HR operations, and problem resolution to ensure continuous College-wide operations and service delivery.


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.



  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulatory systems and requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in developing and implementing innovative human resources management programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in designing and implementing workforce planning, human resource strategies, restructuring, process reengineering, and evaluation methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience as a Change Agent implementing organization-wide change
  • Well developed business acumen
  • Skill in organizational development, human resource management, budget and resource planning and execution.
  • Ability to motivate others to ensure productivity goals are met in order to promote maximum workplace efficiency.
  • Ability to be flexible and multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and systems.
  • Ability to partner with stakeholders and constituents.
  • 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
  • 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, staff, and students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form.



  • Bachelor’s Degree/Masters  Degree  from a four (4) year college or university
  • Demonstrated leadership of a Human Resource organization
  • Experience developing and implementing strategic plans
  • Supervisory/management experience
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization


This position is responsible for the direct supervision of an administrative assistant and a staff of human resource professionals, with expertise in specific functional areas, ie., Staffing and Classification, Employee Relations, Benefits, Employee Development and Training, Workers Compensation.


This position is largely a sedentary role, however, requires some travel, minimum lifting of less than 10 lbs., and some long standing and walking.



Position Title: Athletics Compliance Coordinator
Classification: Exempt      
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



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



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
Classification: Non-Exempt/Full-time


Job Summary:

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:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. Review and approve requests for termination of all donor gift and endowment funds.
  3. 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.
  4. Ensure award amounts are spent in accordance with Board approved spending appropriations.
    a. Complete the monthly budget balance available reconciliation for all funds
    b. Work with Grants Accounting to ensure Board approved appropriated spending amounts are budgeted correctly
  5. Complete a monthly reconciliation of donor and investment activity to ensure all transactions are recorded properly in Endowment Manager and Banner.
    a. Work with Advancement and Financial Aid related to move misclassified transactions to the correct organization and/or program code.
    b. Ensure investment earnings and management fees are allocated correctly.
    c. Ensure unitization of transactions is correct.
  6. 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.
  7. Perform reporting requirements:
    a. Year-end: Create audited financial footnotes where donor and board designated fund balances are reported correctly by type of restriction, including underwater funds.
    b. Year-end: Alternative investment fair market values are reported timely and the method(s) used to derive FMV is reasonable and generally accepted.
    b. 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:

  1. Required: Five years of professional level accounting experience or CPA certification or a Master’s degree in Accountancy or a related field.
  2. Required: Five years of donor and investment accounting experience
  3. Demonstrated analytical skills to perform complex financial analysis and reporting of business transactions.
  4. Ability to propose policies/procedures that improve and/or maintain the effectiveness of daily financial operations.
  5. Strong verbal and written communications skills to effectively present information and respond to requests for guidance and/or clarification.
  6. Ability to address and resolve difficult and complex issues/problems; strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  7. Ability to multi-task and produce accurate, detail-oriented work to meet stringent deadlines; creativity in problem solving and exercising independent judgment and discretion.
  8. Required: Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
  9. Familiarity with Banner, Endowment Manager and Argos software sought, but not required



Position Title: Chief Audit Officer
Reference No: 102814-CAO
Classification: Exempt
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.



  • 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.



  • 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.


Other Duties
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Title: Associate Vice President for Business and Finance/Controller
Reference No:          
Department:  Office of Business and Finance
Full/Part Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Closing Date:  Until Filled
Classification: Exempt


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.


Driving Requirements:

  • 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


Job Summary
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing nursing care to the Students in a primary health care setting.


Job Duties

  • Responsibilities include evaluating and treating student health complaints by following nursing protocols.


Specific responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Immunizations
  • 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.