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Title: Part-time Receptionist
Reference No: 100214-REC
Department: TRIO
Closing Date: Until filled
Classification: Non-Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY
Receptionist is the first point of contact for visitors, and is expected to deliver friendly, efficient customer service and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all guests.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answer incoming calls & take down or forward message
  • Greet incoming visitors & callers
  • Answering visitors’ inquiries
  • Have them to sign in
  • Direct visitors to appropriate contacts
  • Sort incoming mail & distribute
  • Assist in keeping the receptionist area clean & tidy at all times
  • Assist with other office task

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Experience working in an office environment as a secretary or receptionist.
*Energetic *Good interpersonal skills *punctual *organized and thorough.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS High School diploma; At least two years’ experience working in an office environment as a secretary or receptionist.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

 


 

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.

 

Qualifications:

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.

 

 


 

Title: Financial Aid Advisor, III
Reference No: 091914-FAA, III
Department: Enrollment Management/Financial Aid
Closing Date: October 1, 2014
Classification: Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY
Provides student financial aid advisement to students and parents. Analyze files for all students who apply for financial aid annually, determine eligibility for aid after verifying pertinent documents; award aid in compliance with government regulations and programs guidelines; coordinate specific projects, and be the office expert on specific programs as assigned by the Director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluate applications to determine eligibility.
  • Interpret need analysis, exercising professional judgment.
  • Perform federally regulated verification routinely.
  • Adjust awards on the BANNER system.
  • Explain the financial aid application and award process to parents and students.
  • Explain eligibility need base aid programs.
  • Pell reconciliation
  • Tile IV Refund Calculations.
  • Assist Director of Financial Aid as required.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Communication:

Interacts with students, parents, College personnel, other financial aid personnel, and the public.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks in a high volume environment.
  • 3 year of Financial Aid experience required.
  • 3 year of Ellucian Banner experience required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
N/A

 


 

Title:  Assistant Residence Director
Reference No: 091714-ADA
Department: Admissions
Closing Date: October 1, 2014
Classification: Exempt

 

The Office of Housing and Residential Life (OHRL), as an integral component of the Division of Student Development, is committed to creating and maintaining a residential atmosphere which facilitates the academic and personal development of students.  The Office of Housing and Residential Life provides staff, programs, resources, and services which augment the academic mission of the College by providing intentional and consistent opportunities for the academic and personal growth of residential and commuter students.

 

OHRL is charged with the programmatic operation of 12 residential communities totaling approximately 1500 students.  The foundation for the services it offers lies in the values its holds as an organization:  academic success; a supportive and developmental transition for students; shared community living and cooperative learning and optimal service and leadership to a diverse student body.

 

Position Overview:

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean, the Assistant Residence Director (ARD) - a ten-month (10) position - provides leadership and administrative support for a residential community which range from buildings of 100 - 120 students.  The ARD is responsible for the direct supervision of approximately 2 -5 Resident Advisors (RA).  In addition, the ARD will assists and/or assume responsibility in the following components in their respective residential area:  supervision, training and evaluation, community development, leadership development, student conduct, administration and programming, as well as provides support in the areas of counseling and crisis management.

 

Position Responsibilities:

Supervision and Training

  • Supervise and train paraprofessional staff members: 2-5 Resident Advisor.
  • Conduct hall staff meetings on a weekly basis.*
  • Facilitate regular staff development sessions designed to provide additional training and team building for staff in the unit.*
  • Provide formal performance evaluations for the paraprofessional staff members each academic year.*
  • Oversee the organization and implementation of educational programs that are consistent with department values:
  • Serve as a campus and community resource for students and staff by advising, providing guidance in planning programs and activities, and providing resources for passive programming.
  • Encourage paraprofessional staff to work with College personnel to facilitate academic programming.*
  • Assist in a centralized student and professional staff selection processes.*
  • Meet bi-weekly with each staff member to provide guidance, leadership, mentorship and support.*
  • Coordinate hall duty schedule to ensure appropriate weekend, evening and holiday coverage for the building.*

 

Community Development

  • Encourage the personal, social and academic development of residential students.  This responsibility involves spending a significant amount of time in the building and getting to know residents on an individual basis.  “Significant amount of time” should include but is not limited to the following being able to assist students, attending campus programs and building meeting, and maintaining visibility through consistent office hours.*
  • Act as a mediator in conflict situations when needed (i.e. roommate conflicts, staff conflicts, apartment conflicts, noise disruptions, etc.).*
  • Work cooperatively with students to ensure an environment which displays respect for the right and privacy of others and promotes consideration of individual needs in a group living environment.*
  • Respond to student behavior that is inappropriate and in violation of campus policies and procedures, such as behavior which endangers the health and safety of residents and behavior which results in damage to the College property.*
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of campus agencies, their services and functions, in order to provide academic and personal support to residents.*
  • Serve as a resource for the information and referral as needed.
  • Relate student concerns regarding residential living (i.e. policies, procedures, services, maintenance, etc.) to the appropriate unit within Campus Operations, Administrative Services, and the Division of Student Services.
  • Meet regularly with the residential management team to build community within the unit and discuss unit operations.  The management team consists of:  RD(s), Custodial, Facilities and Maintenance management.
  • Encourage a living/learning environment through academic integration activities and programs and encourage staff to plan programs involving faculty.

 

Student Conduct

  • Serve as a conduct hearing officer as stipulated by College’s policies and procedures and ensure timely and accurate documentation of incidents and forward to Office of Student Conduct when appropriate.*
  • Train, advise and counsel student staff in the execution of maintaining a safe and secure residential environment.
  • Assist in the enforcement of policies and procedures in the building and campus through the implementation of an educational judicial process.*
  • Consult with the RD and the Director of the Office of Student Conduct on conduct action as appropriate.*
  • Refer cases to the Office of Student Conduct as appropriate.

 

Leadership Development

  • Directly advise Hall Council leaders to provide an effective student government program and oversee the funds and ledgers.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of leadership training for hall council leaders.
  • Manage Hall Association and Co-Board funds and ledgers to ensure proper bookkeeping.*
  • Work with the residential hall staff, student orientation leaders, and hall council officers to coordinate and facilitate new Student Orientation activities in the fall and spring semesters.*
  • Work collaboratively with the Office of Student Life to support on-going leadership initiatives and opportunities for students.

 

Counseling, Crisis Management and Emergency Response

  • Maintain and encourage the safety and security of residential students in the halls as well as provide support for major campus and divisional programs.*
  • Maintain and manage access control by properly insuring the security of keys and card access.*
  • Provide referral counseling to students and consult with the Counseling Center liaisons as needed.*
  • Document with behavioral contracts for issues of mental physical health, as needed in consultation with the counseling Center and the Director.  Respond directly to crisis situations.*
  • Assist in the direction of paraprofessional staff and ensure reporting of information in a timely and appropriate fashion.
  • Provide rotating system-wide on call coverage including weekends and holidays to handle emergency situations including group disturbances and other significant safety issues.*
  • Work closely with the Division of Student Services staff, Campus  Police and Campus Operations to develop, implement and evaluate response to fire, bomb threats, severe weather, group disturbances and other significant safety issues.*

 

Departmental Advancement and Leadership

  • Attend the Office of Housing and Residential Life meetings and other meetings as directed.
  • Assist in the management of Residential Education programs and Housing Administration operations 
  • Work collaboratively and at times autonomously with other campus and divisional departments or units to advance the goals and execution of services and programs of the Division of Student Services.
  • Serve on at minimum of one Office of Housing and Residential Life committees.  Participate in regional and national conferences and organizations.

 

Administration

  • Write monthly reports that include activities, programs and a general assessment of the unit, as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • Participate in the coordination of occupancy management for the unit including room assignments, switches, transfers, cancellations and room selection.*
  • Coordinate and oversee the opening and closing of the halls prior to the beginning of each academic term and at the end of each academic semester.*
  • Maintain on-going communication with residence hall staff, Campus Police, and other divisional programs and services:  Student Health Services; Counseling Center; Recreational Sports; Athletics; Career Services; Student Leadership; Student Development; New Student Orientation; Student Conduct.
  • Accompany the Campus Operations and Services management staff on regularly scheduled inspections of each hall.*

 

Related Duties

  • Meet bi-weekly with immediate supervisor to discuss staff and student concerns, programming and building administration.*
  • Attend the Division of Student Services meetings and other meetings as instructed.
  • Maintain daily, consistent communication with the Office of Housing and Residential Life.*
  • Serve as an advisor to one collateral assignment as deem appropriate by the Associate Dean
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean, and Vice President for Student Development

*indicates essential job duties

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and one year of housing and residential life experience.

 

 


 

 

Title: Associate Vice President for Public Safety & Chief of Police
Job Requisition No: 127-14
Position Application Period: August 8, 2014 until filled

 

Position Specification (pdf)