Employment Opportunities at Northwest

 

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INSTRUCTIONS: copy and complete the application; attach a resume; have two letters of recommendation written and have official transcripts sent to the address on the back of the application. 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 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.

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).



Career-Technical Counselor -Oxford Campus - Deadline for Applications: February 7, 2020

POSITION:   Career-Technical Counselor QUALIFICATIONS:  Career and Technical Education Counselor: Each full-time and part-time Career and Technical Education Counselor must possess: · A Master’s degree; and · A minimum of two years of teaching and or related work experience in areas such as employment counseling, academic counseling or human relations; five years or more experience is preferred.* RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide individual and group counseling to students on personal needs and career goals; assist career-technical instructors with enrollment, retention, and standardized testing; assist in tracking students throughout the career-technical curricula including completion and placement through documents required by the State Department of Education and the State Board of Community and Junior Colleges; other duties as required. POSTED:  January 24, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  February 7, 2020

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Director of Choral Activities - Deadline for Applications: February 6, 2020

Position / Job Title:  Director of Choral Activities Qualifications: Master of Music or Music Education required. Successful experience in directing choral ensembles (HS and/or College level preferred).   Possess a thorough knowledge of choral literature, organizational and financial management skills and demonstrated success in working in collaborative environments.  Ability to develop and sustain positive relationships within the region that the college serves in order to maximize recruiting potential. Responsibilites: Administer all Choral activities.  Oversee all choirs, courses and private instruction related to choral and vocal programs as well as actively recruit new students. Organize and supervise the choral ensemble concerts and other activities that enhance a vibrant choral program and develop community outreach opportunities.  Conduct the Northwest Singers, Chamber Choir, teach and maintain the vocal studio, teach courses as prescribed by the Department Director or Associate Vice President and or Vice President of Academic Instruction. Other Considerations: Proficient piano accompaniment skill Experience and interest in serving as musical director of 1 (musical theatre) production per year, depending upon the needs of the department and college. Ability to teach Music Theory / Freshman or Sophomore level Please reference the application procedure listed on the Northwest Mississippi Community College Website: http://www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=1140 **Completed NWCC employment application / two letters of recommendation / official transcripts of all colleges attended.  Return completed application to address listed on the form. Required supplemental materials:

  • Please provide a recording of you directing a large choral ensemble. (Rehearsal and / or live performance is acceptable)
  • Please provide printed programs of previous performances you have conducted.
These additional materials should be emailed to: nwccdirchoralapplication@gmail.com (Large files may be sent to google drive and dropbox to the above email.) POSTED:  January 16, 2020  DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  February 6, 2020

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Moving and Events, Assistant Position - Deadline for Application: January 27, 2020

POSITION: Moving and Events, Assistant Position QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and follow floor plans and follow verbal instructions related to furniture placement, including
  • Must be familiar with campus facilities, building layouts, room numbers, department locations,
  • Must be able to lift and carry 75 pounds, work from ladders, continuously walk, climb stairs, stand, bend, and squat, perform high work requiring stretching and reaching above head and
  • Overhead work is required involving ladders, scaffolds, and Preferred certified lift operator.
  • Experience with hand and power tools for carpentry and minor
  • Preferred skilled experience in minor construction and/ or carpentry
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Deliver daily packages received at the physical plant to various departments on Deliver bookstore purchases to departments on campus.
  2. Deliver and set up tables, chairs, podiums, staging, tents, for scheduled campus events, including Haraway Center, McLendon Union, Farm Arena, Sporting events, etc.
  3. Follow floor plan furniture layouts for seating layout, seating, count, and room occupancy
  4. Provide moving services for departments on all campuses including, but not limited to, office/ classroom moves, furniture relocations, boxes,
  5. Install, mount, and assemble office and classroom furniture and
  6. Provide work order response, as secondary crew as needed, based on
  7. Assist any construction/ carpentry/ grounds crews as
  8. Respond to after hour emergencies and inclement weather
  9. Any and all other duties as assigned by Assistant Director/ Director of Physical
POSTED: January 13, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: January 27, 2020  

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Assistant Dean, DeSoto Center - Deadline for Application: Open until filled

POSITION: Assistant Dean, Desoto Center MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Related Field
  • A minimum of 5 years of applicable experience leading an educational campus/center or department, governmental agency, and/or business entity or division
  • Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • PhD/EdD in Higher Education Administration or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the following areas: physical plant management, budget development and administration, strategic planning, organizational leadership, student services, business services, instruction, personnel, and/or public relations
  • Experience with the multi-campus environment
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Recommends to the Dean faculty members, administrators, and staff to be employed at the DeSoto Center;
  2. Accepts responsibility for the administration, improvement, and evaluation of the instructional programs at the DeSoto Center;
  3. Supervises and evaluates faculty and staff at the DeSoto Center;
  4. Works with the Dean in developing new programs in line with community needs;
  5. Organizes registration activities, student orientation and plans class schedules to meet the needs of the students;
  6. Supervises the physical plant and all auxiliary operations, and maintains inventory control;
  7. Works with personnel in the departments of the Bookstore, Business Office, Campus Police, Communications, student development center, Financial Aid, Learning Resources, and Management Information Systems;
  8. Assists with preparing an annual budget for the DeSoto Center and actively monitors and approves expenditures thereof;
  9. Provides leadership in achieving the stated goals and objectives of the College district as they pertain to the campus operations;
  10. Coordinates professional staff development activities; and
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean.
POSTED: January 13, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open until filled

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Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology Instructor - Deadline for Application: Open until filled

POSITION: Industrial Electronics Engineering Technology Instructor QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of an associate degree and demonstrated competencies in Industrial Electronics with special emphasis industrial electrical and programmable logic controller, a baccalaureate degree in Industrial Electronics or closely related field is preferred.  A minimum of two (2) years of work experience in the field within the last five years:  five years or more experience is preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Advise and instruct students in Industrial Electronics classes to prepare graduates for a career in installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of industrial electrical and electronic equipment and systems; maintain good learning environment; assist in job placement; develop curriculum; maintain an accurate inventory; work with advisory committee; choose appropriate textbooks; other duties as assigned by the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Dean. POSTED: January 8, 2020 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

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Enrollment Specialist - DeSoto Center - Deadline for Application: Open until filled

POSITION:  Enrollment Specialist/DeSoto Center QUALIFICATION: Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.  Must have experience in the recruitment of new students and familiarity with the community college environment.  Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a college vehicle.  Applicant must have skills in current recruiting technology and social media, including Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube, Twitter, etc.  Proficient in both Mac and PC computer formats preferred.  Must also be able to carry quantities of recruiting materials modest distances and must be able to travel on a daily basis to include nights and weekends.  Applicant must be energetic, outgoing and have excellent communication skills. RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruit new students for admission to the College through visits to schools, local business and industries and community groups.  Assist with the operation of the Recruiting Office, including supervising student recruiters, conducting campus tours, and meeting with prospective students and parents.  Assist with operation of the Admissions and Records Office, including completing potential students’ records to ensure admission, assist in registration and orientation, and assist in all commencement ceremonies.  Perform other related duties contained in detailed job description. Job Description An Enrollment Specialist for the DeSoto Center assists in the recruiting of new students for admission and assists new students through the enrollment process to the College. The Enrollment Specialist plays a vital role in implementing a comprehensive recruiting and enrollment effort that provides accurate information through individual and group presentations to high school and community groups, visiting local business and industries and serving as a liaison between the college and local high schools as well as the community.  In addition, the Enrollment Specialist serves as the initial point of contact for all prospective students at the Desoto center. Duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Promoting the college by traveling to high schools, local businesses and industries and community groups to make individual and group presentations.
  2. Assist with the operation of the Recruiting Office, including but not limited to supervising student recruiters, using social media to stay in touch with potential students, conducting campus tours, meeting with parents and prospective students and assisting with scholarship program.
  3. Utilize the CRM – Radius by Campus Management system to aid in the communication process guiding prospective students through the enrollment management process.
  4. Assist with the development and implementation of the comprehensive recruiting plan and strategic enrollment management plan.
  5. Assist with the operation of the Office of Admissions and Records including but not limited to processing student documents for admission, answering admission and enrollment questions, communicating applicant’s status within the enrollment process, as well as ensuring that all records are maintained and in compliance according to state and federal guidelines.
  6. Answer general questions about financial aid, provide students with information regarding Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and assist students with the completion of FAFSA.
  7. Work with the Financial Aid Office and Get2College in presenting workshops.
  8. Assist with orientation and registration of new students.
  9. Assist in commencement ceremonies.
  10. Prepare reports and presentations as needed.
  11. Research and embrace new technologies in student recruiting methods. Stay up to date with the use of social media to contact and correspond with potential students.
  12. Work with The University of Mississippi to promote the 2 + 2 and Path4 programs.
  13. Perform other related duties as requested by the Director of Recruiting, Registrar, and Dean of the DeSoto Center.
POSTED: December 17, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

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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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