Employment Opportunities at Northwest

 

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INSTRUCTIONS: Copy and complete the application; attach a resume; provide at least two references; have college transcripts sent to the address on the back of the application. We also accept eScript transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application, but official transcripts will be required if a job offer is made.  Letters of recommendation may also be requested.  You may call 662-562-3211 with questions.

Affirmative Action 
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mkelsay@northwestms.edu . Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

Safety Statement
The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin (www.northwestms.edu/bulletin) or on the Northwest website (http://www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=989) and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office (662-562-3314).



Instructor (Adult Education, ESL, Smart Start) – Internal Post

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ADULT EDUCATION INTERNAL POST

POSITION: Instructor (Adult Education, ESL, Smart Start) – Internal Post

Provides instruction to adult education students. Plans, implements, documents, and evaluates instructional practices, procedures, and materials. Provides direct, on-site, daily supervision of academic assistants.
Examples of Duties
The following examples are intended only as illustrations of the various tasks performed by the incumbent in this position. These examples are not meant to be exhaustive; they are representative of the general functions of this position. • Provides instruction in literacy; adult education; HSE test preparation; English language acquisition; family literacy; (Integrated) English literacy and civics education; workforce preparation; integrated education and training, including career pathways; and workplace education, including National Career Readiness Certificate and Smart Start Pathway instruction. • Applies research-based instructional practices that incorporate the use of computers and other technologies. • Is knowledgeable of reading, writing, and/or math instructional strategies. • Uses instructional strategies, learning practices, and tools appropriate to the needs of the student. • Uses lesson plans that integrate instruction across content areas. • Provides continuous feedback and adjusts instruction to maximize student learning. • Collaborates with colleagues to develop and evaluate curriculum and materials aligned with CCRS. • Integrates work, family, and community related activities into instruction. • Administers and interprets appropriate placement and diagnostic tests. • Facilitates the transfer of learned skills from the classroom to the job. • Plans learning experiences that are interactive and relevant to the specific workplace environment. • Customizes and develops workplace education curriculum and lesson plans that facilitate transition from the classroom to the job based on the workforce goals and expected training outcomes.
Assessment and Monitors Learning
• Uses formal and informal assessment data to monitor and document student progress. • Collects and manages accurate data for program improvement and accountability. • Participates in the retention and follow-up of students.
Classroom Management
• Maintains knowledge of program guidelines, regulations, policies, and procedures. • Maintains student records. • Supervises and monitors academic assistants.
Community
• Makes referrals to community agencies or postsecondary institutions as appropriate. • Advocates adult education at the local and state level and explains the impact of under-education on employment and society. • Assesses adult education needs and promotes program in community. • Promotes use of community resources and participates in activities of other community agencies. • Recruits students and matches them with instructional staff.
Professional Development
• Participates in required professional development activities. • Participates in additional professional growth opportunities to support student achievement. • Uses technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning. • Assesses personal strengths and weaknesses as a basis for developing a professional development plan.
Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree (Education, Adult Education or related field preferred) A copy of this degree is required on file at the local director’s office. All instructors hired must complete a mentorship under a certified Mississippi Adult Education Mentor and pass the Mississippi Adult Education competency test. All new instructors must attend the New Instructor Academy to learn basic instructional competencies and prepare for the state competency test.
POSTED: July 8, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: July 15, 2020
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mkelsay@northwestms.edu . Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.  

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO AVP FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO AVP FOR STUDENT SERVICES AND ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

SENATOBIA CAMPUS

 
POSITION:Administrative Assistant to the AVP for Student Services and Enrollment Management
Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant will ensure that the Office of Student Services and Enrollment Management operates efficiently, effectively, and professionally. This position will provide confidential executive level support and assistance to the Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management and will interact with administration, faculty, staff, students, parents, and visitors. This position is a full-time, 12 month non-exempt position.
Qualifications:
The Administrative Assistant must be detail oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide a professional, helpful, welcoming atmosphere and a positive attitude for faculty, staff, students, families, callers and visitors of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management.
  • Serve as a liaison for the associate vice president to ensure the most effective coordination and communication between administrators, faculty, staff, students, and other agencies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of student services policies, rules and regulations, and assist in the development of departmental procedures.
  • Prepares agendas and minutes for appropriate councils/committees, with guidance from the Associate Vice President.
  • Serve as first point of contact for the division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, providing excellent customer service and responding to inquiries.
  • Handle and process all purchasing and travel authorizations for the Office of Student Services.
  • Assist with the logistics and planning of major and special events hosted within Student Services, such as the Hall of Fame, Miss NW pageant, etc.
  • Maintains the Associate Vice President’s appointment calendars, schedules appointments, receives and screens callers, coordinate meetings and appointments for the Office of Student Services.
  • Prioritizes and logs student complaints and/or grievances; respond as requested by the AVP.
  • Compose, edit, and proofread correspondence. Research and create various reports as requested by the AVP.
  • Provide support to the Office of Student Services administrative leadership (Dean of Student Services and Dean of Enrollment Services) as needed.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the Office of Parent Services. Effectively direct, plan, coordinate and manage all aspects and logistics of the Parent orientation and welcome sessions as well as other parent education programs or department events.
  • Serve as a contributing staff member in a team-oriented and collaborative environment, functioning capably in an energetic, fast-paced and growing department.
  • Answer phone and direct all incoming calls to appropriate party promptly and efficiently and/or take accurate messages, relay messages to appropriate individuals in timely manner and return calls as needed.
  • Prepare documents as necessary utilizing Microsoft Office software.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Position Requirements:
Associate’s degree required. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required to create complex spreadsheets, documents, and databases. Prior related experience is required.
Preferred Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience is higher education or educational setting desired. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Creative individual who can handle high-level problem solving and execute tasks with minimal supervision.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff. Competency in the utilization of computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting. Ability to handle sensitive issues and information with confidentiality and discretion A strong public service orientation to work well with administration, faculty, staff, students, parents, and visitors.
Physical Abilities
This position requires the physical ability to: Function in an office environment performing work of primarily a sedentary nature with some requirement to move about campus and to off-campus locales. Use hearing and speech to make presentations to groups and carry on conversations over the phone and in person. See with sufficient visual acuity to read, recognize printed materials, and computer screen. Use hand/arm/finger dexterity to retrieve work materials and operate standard office equipment. Work a flexible schedule which may include evenings, weekends and split schedules.
 Working Conditions
Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist. Work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation, use of manual dexterity, continuous sitting. Lifting and moving up to 25 pounds, reaching, pushing, pulling, climb step stool/ladder (set up for events).
Interested candidates should submit a complete applicant packet which includes the following documents:
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Application for employment
  • List of three to five work references including name, address, phone number and email address
  • Unofficial transcripts from colleges attended
    • Official transcripts are required if an offer of employment is accepted
POSTED:  July 6, 2020  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 13, 2020 Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mross@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

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Academic Coach, TRiO Student Support Services

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES /TRIO ACADEMIC PROGRAM
Academic Coach – 12 months
 POSITION:   Academic Coach, TRiO Student Support Services
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or a related field; Minimum of two years’ experience in post-secondary education and prefer at least one year working with low income, first generation, or students with disabilities; must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of target population; must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; and prefer person with a background similar to the target population.
 RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The duties and responsibilities include:
  1. Provide academic and career advising to participants under the direction of the Project Director
  2. Provide career and academic advising for SSS participants
  3. Administer surveys to assess individual student needs
  4. Collect confidential information and supervise the organization of student files
  5. Develop the Student Success Plan (SSP) in coordination with the student
  6. Assist participants with interpersonal skills and teach behavioral and social skills
  7. Train and supervise peer mentors
  8. Monitor student progress through data collection and analysis
  9. Develop workshops on topics related to participants’ needs and interests
  10. Assist in the evaluation of the SSS project
  11. Serve as advocate for disadvantaged students
  12. Other duties as assigned
REQUIREMENT:
Within the first year of employment, the Academic Coach will attend a TRiO sponsored conference or workshop in order to receive formal TRIO training. The Academic Coach will attend trainings regularly to remain current on TRiO regulations and best practices for serving disadvantaged students. This is a federal grant-funded position.
POSTED:  July 6, 2020
 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: July 20, 2020
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mross@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.  

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ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 ADMISSIONS SPECIALIST

 OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS AND RECORDS

SENATOBIA CAMPUS

   
 POSITION:       Admissions Specialist
Summary:
The Admissions Specialist for the Office of Admissions and Records is responsible for processing applications and other documentation for admission to the College and assisting prospective students through this process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Greet and assist prospective and current students, alumni, faculty, and staff with admissions, transcript, and graduation processes.
  • Data entry of applications for admission and other admission requirements
  • Scan transcripts and other documents into the computer software
  • Assist in the registration process each semester and mini-term
  • Assist in the verification of information for National Student Clearinghouse (Enrollment and Graduation)
  • Answer multiple telephone lines
  • Assist in the processing of E-Script Transcripts
  • Assist in the review of records for audit.
  • Assist in the graduation process and ceremony
  • Receive and Articulate transcripts
  • Determine acceptable transcripts for the purpose of admissions (regionally accredited versus national accreditation)
  • Communicate daily with the Financial Aid Department
  • Download transcripts from Parchment, Scribbles, National Student Clearing House, and Credentials
  • Research Accreditation of out-of-state colleges
  • Articulate AP scores
  • Articulate JST military credits
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Position Requirements:
Associate degree required with a major in General, Business, Education, or a related area and experience in Admissions and Records 
 Preferred Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred. One year of college administrative experience required primarily in the areas of Student Records, Registration, Admissions or other support areas. Experience in ability to communicate effectively both written and orally. Demonstrated success working with a team.
SALARY:       Commensurate with education and experience.
POSTED:        July 6, 2020
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:    July 14, 2020
STARTING DATE:    July 27, 2020
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address mross@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

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Utility Line Worker Instructor

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 Utility Line Worker Instructor

Olive Branch Campus

Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education

  Northwest Mississippi Community College seeks a full-time instructor to lead the new Utility Line Worker program on the Olive Branch Campus to excellence by providing modern instruction, a professional environment, and a solid reputation in our communities for quality instruction and highly qualified and desired graduates for employment.
Minimum Requirements:
Must possess a current commercial CDL class A drivers license and have a minimum of five (5) years of successful experience as an electrical worker.  Must be able to demonstrate successful experience in all areas of utility line work to include safety, customer service, equipment operation, maintenance, and construction.  Demonstrated professional demeanor, positive contributions to a team, and desire for continuous improvement.
Preferred Qualities:
Prior utility line worker teaching/training experience.
Responsibilities (not limited to):
  1. Continually ensure that all requirements of all partners are met.
  2. Maintain a professional demeanor with all students, coworkers, and community members.
  3. Provide excellent classroom and lab instruction in modern utility worker practices through positive and inspiring learning experiences for all students using a variety of teaching methods and making every learning situation relevant to career preparation.
  4. Prepare detailed lesson plans, job sheets, and laboratory demonstrations for all units of instruction.
  5. Recommend changes in the curriculum to maintain a current program.
  6. Monitor the progress for each student in the program to include those in apprenticeship programs and/or work based learning classes.
  7. Work as a teammate with co-instructors.
  8. Update and continually improve your own teaching techniques and utility worker skills.
  9. Adhere to compliance regulations for all Federal and State guidelines related to professional licensing qualifications.
  10. Teach the depth and scope of the class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog and relate the instructions to careers and employer expectations.
  11. Prepare and grade examinations based upon course objectives, publish lesson schedule, and return all assignments in a timely manner.
  12. Implement evaluation for outcomes assessment and achieve established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction.
  13. Work creatively in all classes, encourage students, and maintain satisfactory retention.
  14. Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of instruction.
  15. Accurately maintain attendance records in accordance with the Attendance Policy, submit class roster daily, maintain a separate record of attendance and grades that is clearly labeled and turned in at the end of the term.
  16. Accurately maintain all reports required by NWCC, Mississippi Community College Board, and other partners.
  17. Attend faculty meetings, in-service meetings, and other college events as required by the College.
  18. Participate with the utility lineman class in extracurricular activities, such as campus and community events.
  19. Supervise all laboratory experience.
  20. Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment.
  21. Maintain proper inventory of all equipment and tools assigned to the program.
  22. Maintain an active advisory committee which meets twice a year, minimally.
  23. Visit industry to develop and maintain a good rapport with employers.
  24. Take an active role in the advisement and counseling of students.
  25. Assist students to find employment in an occupation related to training.
  26. Serve on various faculty committees.
  27. Contribute to the overall mission of the College by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Posted: June 18, 2020
Deadline for Application: Open until filled.
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address gbeard@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.  

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Nursing Instructor

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 DEPARTMENT OF NURSING

 Position: Nursing Instructor

 

Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing
  • At least one year of clinical experience, obstetric nursing preferred
  • Teaching experience desirable
  • Unencumbered license to practice in Mississippi
  • Acceptable criminal history background check
 

Responsible to: Director, Department of Nursing

  Under the direction of the Director, in addition to fulfilling the job description in the NWCC policy manual the nursing instructor will:  
  1. Plan instruction to achieve program and student learning outcomes.
  2. Organize instruction to take into account individual differences among learners.
  3. Obtain and uses information about the needs and progress of individual learners.
  4. Obtain and uses information about the effectiveness of instruction to revise it when necessary.
  5. Use instructional techniques, methods, and media related to the program and student learning outcomes.
  6. Evaluates student-learning outcomes (SLO) with valid, reliable NCLEX-RN® style test items and maintains test security.
  7. Communicate with learners with civility and respect.
  8. Utilize test statistics to improve reliability and validity of tests, thereby meeting end of program SLO’s and program outcomes.
  9. Demonstrate a varied repertoire of teaching methods.
  10. Reinforce and encourages learner involvement in instruction.
  11. Demonstrate an understanding of the subject being taught.
  12. Organize time, space, materials, and equipment for instruction.
  13. Demonstrate high expectations for learners’ academic performance.
  14. Demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and learning and the subject being taught.
  15. Help learners develop positive self-concepts.
  16. Manage classroom interactions.
  17. Conduct clinical activities in compliance with accreditation guidelines.
  18. Organize and evaluates clinical experience in cooperation with Course Coordinator.
  19. Evaluate clinical experiences to ensure that learning outcomes are met.
  20. Work cooperatively with faculty and staff to carry out assigned teaching responsibilities.
  21. Attend yearly continuing education offerings and earns CEU’s consistent with requirements of college, professional accreditation, licensing, and /or certification agencies.
  22. Follow a yearly plan for maintaining professional development in area of responsibility.
  23. Keep up to date documentation in Nursing Faculty File and Xitracs.
  24. Maintain clinical requirements of individual agencies including computer training, TCPS and glucose monitor.
  25. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of the program of learning.
  26. Project professionalism and a positive image to the students, clinical agencies and community.
  27. Promote and maintains collaborative relationships with community agencies to benefit program outcomes for NWCC Nursing.
  28. Assist with the development of standards for admission, progression and graduation of students.
  29. Provide academic advisement for nursing, pre-nursing, Gen Ed and Pre-BSN students.
  30. Refer to Student Development Center for counseling and/or disability services.
  31. Participate in course and faculty meetings.
  32. Serve on committees of the institution and the Nursing Department.
  33. Participate in college related activities that benefit the college as a whole.
  34. Follow NW policies including maintaining of office hours.
  35. Participate in professional organizations and activities.
  36. Maintain requirements specified by state and national accrediting agencies.
  37. Perform other duties as needed for maintenance, progress and completion of the nursing program.
  38. Serve as temporary course coordinator as needed by the Nursing Department.
  39. Carry out the responsibilities as appropriate according to the duties and responsibilities outlined in the NWCC Faculty Policies and Procedures Manual and Nursing Department policies and procedures manual.
  40. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
 

POSTED: June 18, 2020

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

  Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address gbeard@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.    

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CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER - POOL ONLY

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE  CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER - POOL ONLY POSITION:  Part-Time - Campus Police Officer – Pool Only This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College. SUMMARY As a part of an assigned team, Campus Police Officers provide campus safety and law enforcement services to the College community. The individual provides a wide range of services, including both traditional and non-traditional police services. Officers are required to participate in crime prevention and community-oriented public safety programming. The successful candidate must project a positive image. Individuals enforce College regulations, local ordinances, and state laws. The individual is a first responder to incidents, accidents, and other emergency situations, and is responsible for conducting initial and follow-up investigations into significant and criminal incidents. The individual will work under the direction of an assigned officer. Overtime is mandatory. This is an entry level, sworn campus police position.   RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Patrol assigned posts or areas either on foot, bike, or in a vehicle.
  1. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
  1. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service, many of which are unique to a campus environment and take action as necessary.
  1. Conduct security inspections of College facilities and areas, reporting conditions that present a hazard to the community.
  1. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce parking and traffic regulations and laws.
  2. Conduct investigations and submit reports of infractions of rules, code of conduct, and violations of state laws and local ordinances.
  1. Apprehend offenders, when appropriate.
  1. Testify in court and disciplinary proceedings, as required.
  1. Provide safety escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms, as well as unlocking vehicles.
  1. Work operational and special event overtime assignments.
  1. Assist local police agencies as need or directed.
  1. Other law enforcement and public safety related duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee.
  KNOWLEDGE Successful candidates will participate in various training and development programs to ensure she/he acquires the technical and professional knowledge and skills needed for success in the position. The individual must successfully complete these programs to continue employment. These programs include, but are not limited to, the following: certified police academy, field training and evaluation program, first aid/CPR certification, and others. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  1. High School diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred.
  1. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  1. Must have never been convicted of a felony or domestic violence.
  1. Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation.
  1. Must have completed an accredited Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, have completed an equivalent law enforcement training program approved by the Mississippi Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, or be able to complete the basic Police Academy course.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work. Must be able to remain on feet for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, pull, push, climb, balance, walk, and run. Must be able to restrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights.
  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including firearms, automobile, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc.
  1. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures and loud noises.
  1. The work environment involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risk to personal safety. The candidate must be physically fit and able to defend one’s self from attack or physical assault. 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts, as required: overtime is mandatory.

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CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER SENATOBIA CAMPUS

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE  CAMPUS POLICE OFFICER - SENATOBIA CAMPUS POSITION:  Campus Police Officer SUMMARY As a part of an assigned team, Campus Police Officers provide campus safety and law enforcement services to the College community. The individual provides a wide range of services, including both traditional and non-traditional police services. Officers are required to participate in crime prevention and community-oriented public safety programming. The successful candidate must project a positive image. Individuals enforce College regulations, local ordinances, and state laws. The individual is a first responder to incidents, accidents, and other emergency situations, and is responsible for conducting initial and follow-up investigations into significant and criminal incidents. The individual will work under the direction of an assigned officer. Overtime is mandatory. This is an entry level, sworn campus police position. RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Patrol assigned posts or areas either on foot, bike, or in a vehicle.
  1. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities.
  1. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service, many of which are unique to a campus environment and take action as necessary.
  1. Conduct security inspections of College facilities and areas, reporting conditions that present a hazard to the community.
  1. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce parking and traffic regulations and laws.
  2. Conduct investigations and submit reports of infractions of rules, code of conduct, and violations of state laws and local ordinances.
  1. Apprehend offenders, when appropriate.
  1. Testify in court and disciplinary proceedings, as required.
  1. Provide safety escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms, as well as unlocking vehicles.
  1. Work operational and special event overtime assignments.
  1. Assist local police agencies as need or directed.
  1. Other law enforcement and public safety related duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee.
  KNOWLEDGE Successful candidates will participate in various training and development programs to ensure she/he acquires the technical and professional knowledge and skills needed for success in the position. The individual must successfully complete these programs to continue employment. These programs include, but are not limited to, the following: certified police academy, field training and evaluation program, first aid/CPR certification, and others.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  1. High School diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred.
  1. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  1. Must have never been convicted of a felony or domestic violence.
  1. Must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation.
  1. Must have completed an accredited Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, have completed an equivalent law enforcement training program approved by the Mississippi Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, or be able to complete the basic Police Academy course.
  PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work. Must be able to remain on feet for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, pull, push, climb, balance, walk, and run. Must be able to restrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights.
  1. Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including firearms, automobile, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc.
  1. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures and loud noises.
  1. The work environment involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risk to personal safety. The candidate must be physically fit and able to defend one’s self from attack or physical assault.
  SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts, as required: overtime is mandatory. POSTED:  May 11, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open until filled Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address gbeard@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Associate Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3409, e-mail address trush@northwestms.edu.

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Adjunct Instructor (Adult Education, ESL, Smart Start) – Job Pool Only

POSITION: Adjunct Instructor (Adult Education, ESL, Smart Start) – Job Pool Only POSITION SUMMARY INFORMATION: This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College. Provides instruction to adult education students. Plans, implements, documents, and evaluates instructional practices, procedures, and materials. Provides direct, on-site, daily supervision of academic assistants. Examples of Duties The following examples are intended only as illustrations of the various tasks performed by the incumbent in this position. These examples are not meant to be exhaustive; they are representative of the general functions of this position.

  • Provides instruction in literacy; adult education; HSE test preparation; English language acquisition; family literacy; (Integrated) English literacy and civics education; workforce preparation; integrated education and training, including career pathways; and workplace education, including National Career Readiness Certificate and Smart Start Pathway instruction.
  • Applies research-based instructional practices that incorporate the use of computers and other technologies.
  • Is knowledgeable of reading, writing, and/or math instructional strategies.
  • Uses instructional strategies, learning practices, and tools appropriate to the needs of the student.
  • Uses lesson plans that integrate instruction across content areas.
  • Provides continuous feedback and adjusts instruction to maximize student learning.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to develop and evaluate curriculum and materials aligned with CCRS.
  • Integrates work, family, and community related activities into instruction.
  • Administers and interprets appropriate placement and diagnostic tests.
  • Facilitates the transfer of learned skills from the classroom to the job.
  • Plans learning experiences that are interactive and relevant to the specific workplace environment.
  • Customizes and develops workplace education curriculum and lesson plans that facilitate transition from the classroom to the job based on the workforce goals and expected training outcomes.
Assessment and Monitors Learning
  • Uses formal and informal assessment data to monitor and document student progress.
  • Collects and manages accurate data for program improvement and accountability.
  • Participates in the retention and follow-up of students.
Classroom Management
  • Maintains knowledge of program guidelines, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains student records.
  • Supervises and monitors academic assistants.
Community
  • Makes referrals to community agencies or postsecondary institutions as appropriate.
  • Advocates adult education at the local and state level and explains the impact of under-education on employment and society.
  • Assesses adult education needs and promotes program in community.
  • Promotes use of community resources and participates in activities of other community agencies.
  • Recruits students and matches them with instructional staff.
Professional Development
  • Participates in required professional development activities.
  • Participates in additional professional growth opportunities to support student achievement.
  • Uses technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Assesses personal strengths and weaknesses as a basis for developing a professional development plan.
Minimum Requirements Bachelor’s degree (Education, Adult Education or related field preferred) A copy of this degree is required on file at the local director’s office. All instructors hired must complete a mentorship under a certified Mississippi Adult Education Mentor and pass the Mississippi Adult Education competency test. All new instructors must attend the New Instructor Academy to learn basic instructional competencies and prepare for the state competency test.

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Staff Architect and Compliance Coordinator - Deadline for Application: Open until filled

POSITION: Staff Architect and Compliance Coordinator QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from NAAB accredited school.
  • Preferred licensed by the MS State Board of Architecture
  • Minimum 3 years experience in architecture, design, construction, and/or contract administration of commercial buildings.
  • Experienced with compliance, interpretation, and implementation of ADA and ABAAG laws and regulations, IBC, and Life Safety Codes. Skilled and proficient in the production of CAD drawings using REVIT.
  RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Provides college wide support concerning Code compliance by reviewing or consulting with the appropriate professionals in order to render advice on issues with ADA, Life Safety or IBC.
  2. Coordinates purchases of supplies and sub-contracts for services for interior finishes, furniture, and supplies as related to construction projects. Acquisitions include following purchasing laws and policies, requisitions for Purchase Orders and credit card procedures.
  3. Prepares drawings and support for in-house Building Construction and Maintenance.
  4. Prepares designs and shop drawings for cabinet shop and select finishes.
  5. Maintains inventory of paper and electronic construction documents for all campus owned facilities.
  6. Maintains inventory of paper and electronic Master Key plans and records.
  7. Maintains inventory of sample library and coordinate finish selections for all projects.
  8. Provides college wide support with furniture and finish selections.
  9. Designs, implements and coordinates renovation and construction projects as assigned.
  10. Supports Director of Physical Plant with bid document review and construction/ contract administration.
  11. Performs all other duties as requested by the Director of Physical Plant.
POSTED:  December 13, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

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Adjunct Career Technical Instructor (Pool Only)

Position: Adjunct Career Technical Instructor (Pool Only) Position Location: Pool Job Classification:  Part-Time Faculty (Adjunct)  POSITION SUMMARY INFORMATION: This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College. Applicants may indicate an interest in part-time positions for Northwest Mississippi Community College for all campus locations:   Senatobia (Main Campus), Oxford, Desoto, and Olive Branch. Mandatory:  Below are the general qualifications for CTE Instructors. Specific positions may have additional requirements such as a license or industry certifications And/OR A Master’s degree in the teaching discipline with a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the field within the last five (5) years; AND/OR A Baccalaureate degree in the teaching discipline with a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the field within the last five years; AND/OR An Associate degree in the teaching discipline with a minimum of four (4) years of work experience in the field within the last five (5) years. Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Teaches students the occupational competencies necessary for employment.
  2. Checks, maintains, and reports as required by the College the accurate attendance and absences for each student.
  3. Prepares course competency based outlines for each instructional course or program.
  4. Prepares detailed lesson plans, job sheets, and laboratory experiments for all units of instruction.
  5. Recommends changes in the total curriculum in order to maintain an up-to-date program.
  6. Develops and maintains the progress of each student in the program.
  7. Teaches related subject matter.
  8. Supervises all laboratory experience.
  9. Develops a schedule of courses for each semester.
  10. Reviews and selects instructional materials such as textbooks and audio visual materials.
  11. Completes requests for supplies and other instructional materials on a timely basis.
  12. Completes enrollment and follow-up reports.
  13. Assists in the development of an annual budget for the instructional program.
  14. Maintains a clean and safe laboratory environment.
  15. Recommends new and/or replacement equipment to be purchased for the program.
  16. Maintains proper inventory of all equipment and tools assigned to the program.
  17. Keeps equipment functioning and in good working order by establishing an effective preventive maintenance system.
  18. Maintains an active Advisory committee.
  19. Maintains good industry relations for the purpose of student placement for potential employees and donations.
  20. Takes an active role in the advisement, counseling of students and register students.
  21. Help students find employment in an occupation related to training.
  22. Fulfills the requirements of career license certification by attending specified classes and workshops.
  23. Serves on various faculty committees.
  24. Attends faculty meetings and professional development workshops and training.
  25. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Below are the CTE programs offered at Northwest Mississippi Community College.
Technical Programs           Career Certificate                          

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Adjunct Academic Instructor Pool Only

Position Title: Adjunct Academic Instructor (Pool Only)

Position Location: Pool - Desoto, Senatobia, Oxford and E-Learning

Full or Part Time: Part Time (Adjunct) 

POSITION SUMMARY INFORMATION:

Responsibilities:  This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College.

Mandatory:  Must include a transcript and resume (official transcript will be required if hired). A Master’s Degree with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in the specific subject area is required.

Desirable:  A broad understanding of current instructional methods, strong sense of professionalism and a serious commitment to academic excellence.

Listed below are the fields of academic studies:

  • Accounting 
  • Art                                                     
  • Biology                                               
  • Business Administration                 
  • Chemistry                                           
  • Computer Science                           
  • Criminal Justice                               
  • Education                                           
  • English                                               
  • Geography                                         
  • Health and Physical Education 
  • History
  • Math
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Speech
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theater

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Workforce Trainers Application Pool Only

Position Title: Workforce Trainers (Pool Only) Position Location: Pool Full or Part Time: Part Time (Adjunct)   Position Summary Information This announcement is to retain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest Mississippi Community College. Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education Division is looking for a pool of part-time Workforce Trainer(s) to teach Forklift Operations classes on-site at various manufacturing and distribution centers throughout Desoto County.  The candidate should have extensive forklift operation experience and knowledge of OSHA General Industry Standards regarding safe operation (29 CFR 1910.178: Powered industrial trucks). Prefer candidates with OSHA 10-Hour or 30-Hour General Industry credential. The candidate should have either successfully completed a Forklift Train-the-Trainer course or be prepared to complete one prior to starting. The position is part-time, meaning training hours will vary throughout the year, and is contingent on project funding approval from the Mississippi Community College Board. Job responsibilities:

  • Provide quality, hands-on, equipment specific instruction for any/all of the following types:
    • Sit Down
    • Reach
    • Order Picker
    • Dock Stocker
    • Swing Reach
  • Maintain a clean and safe training environment
  • Ensure proper safety requirements are taught extensively and supervises all training experiences
  • Checks, maintains, and reports as required the accurate attendance and absences for each trainee
  • Develops and maintains the progress of each trainee in the program
  • Completes enrollment and follow-up reports
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by Associate Dean of Workforce Solutions & Manufacturing Programs
For more information please contact:

Contact Name: Jay Treadway

Contact Title: Olive Branch Campus Director/Workforce Solutions Coordinator

Contact Phone: 662-996-1927

Contact Email: jtreadway@northwestms.edu

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CUSTODIAN - POOL ONLY

This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College.

POSTING:  CUSTODIAN, POOL ONLY 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30 pounds
  • Must be able to work from 4ft step ladder, continuously walk, climb stairs, stand, bend, and squat
  • Must be able to perform limited high work requiring stretching and reaching above head and shoulders
  • Minimum 1 year experience and working knowledge with janitorial equipment and supplies
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Efficiently perform basic housekeeping duties, including but not limited to:
    1. Sweep and mop floors
    2. Vacuums carpet and upholstery
    3. Dust and polish furniture, shelving, etc.
    4. Empty and clean trash containers, dispose of trash in a sanitary manner
    5. Clean, sanitize, and restock bathroom facilities
    6. Clean kitchen/ breakroom areas
    7. Wipes down glass surfaces.
    8. Clean entry doors and all windows inside and outside.
    9. Dry clean building porches and entrances.
    10. All other duties as assigned.
  2. Respond to calls for custodial problems, such as spills, special needs, etc.
  3. Appropriately use and dispense janitorial chemicals as needed
  4. Contribute to overall custodial team efforts in a professional manner.  Position is customer focused and requires verbal communication.
  5. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  6. Participate in daily team meetings.  Attend safety meetings.
  7. Available to respond to housekeeping needs during after hour emergencies and inclement weather events.
  8. Report directly to Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor of Custodial Services
  9. Any and all other duties as assigned by Assistant Supervisor/ Supervisor of Custodial Services and/ or Director or/ Assistant Director of Physical Plant


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Landscape Laborer – POOL ONLY

This announcement is to maintain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest MS Community College. POSITION:  Landscape Laborer –  POOL ONLY QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, continuously walk, stand, bend, squat, and sit
  • Must be able to work in conditions of high pollen, dust, or any other natural outdoor air quality
  • Experience and working knowledge with weed eaters, blowers, lawn clean-up equipment
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Weed eating, mowing, and blowing of all lawn areas
  2. Work on seasonal lawn projects including sod installation, bed weeding, mulching, digging, planting, campus wide clean up, drainage projects, and winter prep for turf.
  3. Work conditions are outside in all seasonal weather conditions.
  4. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  5. Participate in daily crew meetings.  Attend safety meetings.
  6. Respond to inclement weather events, possibly at times when campus is closed.
  7. Any and all other duties in the areas of the physical plant construction, maintenance, grounds, etc. as assigned by the Grounds and Landscaping Supervisor, Assistant Director, and/ or Director of the Physical Plant.

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