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Brandi Herman, Admissions RepresentativeBrandi Herman

Admissions Representative
Cowley College

 

"Every day I have the privilege of welcoming students to the Cowley College family. I enjoy working with students and being part of their transformative collegiate experience."

How To Apply

To apply for a staff position: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume and staff application to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice

Admissions Coordinator

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Status: Full-Time/Salaried/Exempt

Closing Date: July 27, 2017

 

Job Summary:

The Admissions Coordinator of Admissions serves as the primary point of contact for the admissions office. The key responsibilities for this position are to supervise and assist Admissions Representatives in the implementation of the admissions recruitment plan through campus visits and events, high school visits, college fairs, adult education fairs, academic advising, billing and receiving, financial aid, and other recruitment strategies as assigned by the Executive Director of Enrollment Management.

 

Job Duties:

  • Implement all aspects of the admissions recruitment plan.
  • Make initial contacts with high schools and community organizations to initiate interest in the College.
  • Make follow-up contacts to prospective students on a regular basis through high school visits, education fairs, adult education fairs, phone calls, e-mails, scholarships, and letters.
  • Maintain accurate records and follow up recruitment activities in admissions department databases.
  • Travel and attend various events including; business visits, high school visits, college planning conferences, KACRAO annual admission conference, and any other school or community events that arise.
  • Assist with planning and implementing campus visits and event days.
  • Recruit students according to the standards, guidelines and practices established by the Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) and by the College.
  • Assist with updating student demographic and academic information in the admissions database.
  • Assist with the development of a recruitment program for returning adult students, including contacts with Business & Industry, Vocational Counselors, the Pre-Release Center and students who complete their GED.
  • Assist with the development of recruiting materials, brochures, handouts, and other printed materials.
  • Act as a liaison between assigned academic divisions and the Admissions Office. 
  • Assist faculty, coaches and/or activity sponsors with recruiting efforts.
  • Provide guidance to students on the completion of their college application, assessment, enrollment, financial aid, and business office processes.
  • Determine payment options and accurately receipt and deposit funds when working with students.
  • Direct students on the navigation of student information systems such as Tiger Connect, Blackboard, EXi and C-mail.
  • Monitor student progress and follow-up as directed.
  • Manage and maintain accurate academic records and information in the Jenzabar EX Systems.
  • Keep current on advising and enrollment information by active participation in the Advisor Alerts online course.
  • Provide students with graduation and transfer information including the degree applications and CAAP/WorkKeys assessments.
  • Provide scholarship information and assistance with the application processes.
  • Serve as primary referral point for all student questions.
  • Evaluate student’s degree plan, transcripts while enrolling in proper classes.
  • Provide knowledge to students on information regarding course transfer ability and alternatives for continuing education opportunities.
  • Schedule and proctor tests for instructors/students, both from Cowley College and other Colleges.
  • Guide students utilizing the current LMS in the student computer lab.
  • Serve as contact to students for current program and other necessary information.
  • Provide student referrals to appropriate areas (Student Life Counseling, Disability Services, IMPACT, and Career Center).
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures
  • Assist the Executive Director of Enrollment Management by performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain professional composure in stressful situations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Office 365, social media, Jenzabar EX, Google, Zogotech, and other databases.
  • Ability to accurately handle and balance cash receipts.
  • Professional knowledge of community college and other postsecondary institutions.
  • Ability to research and analyze various types of information.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Possess good communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Academic Quality Improvement Program.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.

 

Required Experience:

  • Customer Service experience.
  • Handling of cash and receipts.
  • College Admissions and advising experience, preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

 
Supervisory Requirements: First level supervisor for all Admissions Representatives at all Cowley College locations.

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus, outreach centers, and regional locations; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time; motor vehicle travel.

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment, around campus and off-campus. Periods of intense travel, including weekends and evenings required.

 

To apply for this opportunity: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume and staff application to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. For full consideration, please apply no later than July 27, 2017.  This position will remain open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice.  

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

 

 

Staff Accountant

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Status: Full Time, Salaried/Exempt

Position Reports To: Director of Accounting

Closing Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2017

 

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant will perform general accounting duties and functions including construction accounting, and assist the Director of Accounting with financial analyses, and preparation of budget and annual financial audit schedules.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and analyze information from the general ledger for financial reporting.
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.
  • Daily reconciliation of bank account transactions.
  • Prepare and record electronic payments.
  • Assist in monitoring budget versus actuals; process budget adjustments.
  • Review and post monthly payroll entries.
  • Assist in preparation of annual audit support request.
  • Develop, implement and document accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
  • Provide feedback to other departments regarding general ledger and budget information.
  • Prepare reports, computer presentations and correspondence, as requested.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures
  • Assist the Director of Accounting by performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

 

Preferred Experience:

  • At least three years practical experience in accounting.

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

 

 

Cashier and Accounts Receivable Generalist

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Status: Full Time

Department: Business Services

Position Reports To: Director of Accounting

Closing Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

 

Job Summary:

The Cashier and Accounts Receivable Generalist is responsible for receipting and processing financial transactions and maintaining accurate records for all student accounts and fiscal receivables. This position is responsible for working with students regarding student fee bill including direct payment, payment plans, and other financial activities as necessary.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Designated head cashier, and insure student billing and fiscal money collected are accurately recorded and posted to the appropriate accounts.
  • Insure all money collected is deposited in the bank in a timely manner.
  • Insure all charges and credits on student accounts are accurate.
  • Calculate and enter adjustments to student accounts, as necessary.
  • Post charges and credits for books, tools, library fines, refrigerator rentals, etc., as needed.
  • Verify and receipt all information pertaining to scholarship awards requiring adjustment, as needed.
  • Verify and receipt all federal grant money to student accounts, as needed.
  • Maintain complete and accurate student housing contracts and files.
  • Calculate and post all housing charge adjustments, including; damage, meal plan changes, early departures, etch.
  • Prepare student housing billing and reports.
  • Process emergency loan checks, as requested.
  • Maintain student refund and emergency loan records.
  • Prepare annual report on emergency loans for auditors.
  • Maintain and insure the security of cash funds used for daily office operations.
  • Prepare all third-party billings, including books, as needed.
  • Handle all related communications with students, and other parties, parents and third-party payers.
  • Enter service charges, prepare and mail notification letters, process related payments or write-offs, and maintain records of all insufficient fund checks and collection accounts in accordance with College guidelines, as needed.
  • Maintain records and insure computer hold flags are accurate for outstanding student accounts.
  • Provide information and reports to students and internal customers for outstanding accounts.
  • Coordinate the collection of past due accounts.
  • Process all checks for students receiving Federal SEOG and Pell Grants.
  • Reconcile monthly, any difference between Federal Aid transmitted and paid.
  • Prepare reports, computer presentations and correspondence, as requested.
  • Perform receptionist, clerical and filing duties as required for the daily office activities.
  • Assign duties and supervise the performance of student employees assigned to the office (shared duty).
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures
  • Assist the Accounts Receivable Specialist, Staff Accountant, and Director of Accounting by performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to type at least 40-60 words per minute
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Associate Degree in Business Management, Accounting, or related field.

 

Required Experience:

  • At least one year practical experience in bookkeeping.
  • At least one year experience in a position handling cash.

 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

 

 

Custodian (Full Time)

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Shift: 3rd Shift

Pay: $10.25 plus $.50 shift differential

Work Hours: M – F (9:00 pm – 6:00 am)

Closing Date: July 26, 2017

 

Job Summary:

The Custodian is responsible for the safety and cleanliness of assigned buildings. The custodian will assist groundskeepers, as needed and directed by the custodial supervisor.

 

Position Duties:

  • Clean assigned offices, classrooms, restrooms and lobby areas using the proper custodial cleaning methods for sanitizing, mopping, sweeping, dusting, etc.
    • Classrooms: vacuum, clean tabletops, clean whiteboards, straighten chairs and tables, empty trash
    • Offices: Clean all surfaces without personal items (no desktops), vacuum, empty trash, dust, clean windows/doors.
    • Lobbies: sweep, mop, vacuum, dust public computers, clean tabletops, clean windows/doors.
    • Restrooms:
      • Daily: Clean toilets, sinks, mirrors and urinals. Sweep and mop. Empty trash. Change trash bags. Wipe off trash bins. Check supplies of toilet paper, paper towels, soap and hand sanitizers.
      • At least every 6 months: Deep Cleaning
  • Clean exterior doors and office doors, daily.
  • Dust surfaces daily, including: office furniture, window ledges, shelves (without personal items), filing cabinets, vents, wood treatment.
  • Clean light covers, as needed.
  • Scrub and/or strip and wax floors, as needed.
  • Spot shampoo or extract carpets, as needed.  Note any carpet stains that cannot be immediately removed, and follow-up.
  • Buff floors, completed on a floor rotation schedule.
  • Cover facility requests, including (but not limited to):
    • Event set-up
    • Clean-up after completion of event
    • As needed, communications with event requestor to assure event details are known and followed
    • Maintain event list and information for designated area
  • Report any building damage utilizing work request system.
  • Assist in loading and unloading supplies and equipment delivered to the College.  Deliver supplies and packages to appropriate departments/employees.
  • Maintain nightly supply needs.
  • Maintain interior walkways.
  • Assist with de-icing and snow removal procedures for exterior walkways.
  • Secure designated buildings and classrooms.
  • Maintain all tools and equipment.
  • Be alert to storm warnings and assist with the safety and evacuation procedures in all buildings when threatening weather conditions exist; know and be able to implement necessary procedures for evacuation of building/area in the case of fire.
  • Replace light bulbs and fluorescent tubes (except in scenarios that require special equipment or ladders)
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures.
  • Assist groundskeepers, when needed.
  • Assist the Custodial Supervisor by performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of standard custodial cleaning procedures.
  • Ability to maintain the required standard of cleanliness.
  • Excellent work ethics.
  • Ability to use or learn to use a computer.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work under the constant pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.

 

Required Education Background:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Custodial seminars or workshops, preferred.

 

Required Experience:

  • Experience in custodial procedures

 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to stand for extended periods of time; be able to work for long periods of time while standing and walking; ability to move freely around campus and other location; mental capacity to make decisions and follow through with directions; ability to follow safety and security practices; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to operate a motor vehicle; and ability to operate multiple types of custodian equipment (including, but not limited to: vacuum, vacuum back-pack, floor buffer, carpet cleaner).

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

 

 

Library Services Assistant

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Status: Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt

Department: Library Services

Work Hours: Mon – Thurs. 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Sundays 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm

 

Job Summary:

The Library Services Assistant position (part-time) assists the Director of Library Services with all operations of the Library. This is a part-time position with a schedule of Monday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm; and Sundays from 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise the library and student assistants in the evening and in the absence of the Director of Library Services.
  • Provide assistance to individuals and groups in locating and utilizing library materials, online resources and library equipment.
  • Assist in the circulation of library materials.
  • Provide routine receptionist, correspondence, clerical and recordkeeping services for the Director of Library Services.
  • Assist in cataloging and processing materials for the library.
  • Assist in the inventory of all library materials and equipment.
  • Assist with managing and printing overdue notices.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining materials for vertical files.
  • Assist with make-up testing, monitoring testing, managing test materials, and all other testing issues.
  • Assist students with general online course assistance and general technical assistance.
  • Assist with managing inter-library loan transactions and records.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures
  • Assist the Director of Library Services by performing other duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations.
  • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.  Education major, preferred.
  • Master’s Degree, preferred.

 

Required Experience:

  • Working in a library environment.
  • Academic advising experience, preferred.
  • Working within a Community College environment, preferred.
  • Management experience, preferred.

 
Supervisory Requirements: Student Tutors.

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

 

 

Alumni Relations and Golden Tigers Coordinator

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Position Closing Date: July 15, 2017

Job Status: Full-time/Salaried/Exempt (10 months of the year)

Department: Institutional Advancement

Position Reports To: VP of Institutional Advancement

 

Job Summary:

The Alumni Relations and Golden Tigers Coordinator will be responsible for managing both alumni relations as well as overseeing the Golden Tigers enrichment program. Duties will include developing, implementing and managing strategic, comprehensive and innovative alumni relations programs that engages and involves our college alumni in meaningful ways. This includes developing alumni contact strategies, outreach opportunities, and the strategic planning and implementation of special events and projects. In addition, this position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating educational opportunities for senior adults through the Golden Tigers program to enrich their lives socially, spiritually, artistically, and physically through the year.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership in developing, implementing, and evaluating senior adult educational opportunities.
  • Recognizes the needs and interests of older citizens and offers activities to reach individuals in the Cowley County and surrounding communities.
  • Recruits individuals to serve on the Golden Tigers Advisory Board and coordinates meetings and correspondence with the Advisory Board.
  • Recruits instructors to provide program offerings.
  • Serves as the primary contact for participants in the Golden Tigers Program and maintains regular office hours as directed by supervisor.
  • Develops, implements, and manages strategic, comprehensive and innovative alumni relations and outreach programs that respond to the mission of the College and the needs of the alumni constituency. 
  • Develops alumni programs and events to effectively identify and engage alumni; manages communications to cultivate and engage alumni in supporting resource development and fundraising efforts.
  • Ensures accurate and complete alumni database records, captures contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence and website.
  • Works internally with the Foundation Coordinator, various college departments, external organizations and companies to identify, promote, and solicit alumni support and awareness.
  • Establishes and builds relationships with a wide range of alumni (locally, regionally, nationally and internationally); maintains regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email blasts, social media, alumni web pages, and print publications.
  • Works well with people as individuals, groups, and co-workers to accomplish individual and group goals as evidenced by College and community activities.
  • Exhibits enthusiasm and professionalism for the job and participates in professional development activities.  
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. 

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills are required.
  • Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate alumni events and Golden Tiger offerings, effectively using resources for the accomplishment of long-term and short-term goals of Institutional Advancement.
  • Strong understanding of generational communication styles.
  • Ability to use and understand technology, including social media (preferred but not required) and have strong computer skills. 

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a background in Education, Communications, or Public Relations preferred.

 

Required Experience:

  • 2 -3 years’ work experience in one or more of the following areas at the college level are preferred:  program development, teaching, alumni relations, continuing educations, and/or event planning 

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work well with senior adults and other professionals to plan and develop programs.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate programs and activities to meet the needs and interests of senior adults.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for general correspondence, promotional brochures, newsletters, and social media. 
  • Ability to recruit and train volunteers and instructors for senior programs.
  • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.  

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. (Notice of Non-Discrimination found at http://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html) 

 

 

Dorm Manager/Intramural Coordinator

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Department: Housing/Student Life

Job Status: Full-Time

Position Reports To: Director of Housing/Director of Student Life

 

Job Summary:

The Dorm Manager/Intramural Coordinator is a live-in position that works independently, under general supervision, to oversee co-ed residents in a Cowley College Residential dormitory and assists in the development and implementation of all residential and community activities. In addition, this position will serve as the coordinator for intramural and recreational programs, and is responsible for the management, oversight, and policy development of the intramural programs.

 

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Dorm Manager (50%)

  • Maintain Dorm manager office hours, Monday-Friday from 1pm to 4pm.
  • Act as a positive role model and will work directly with dormitory students in the development and enforcement of rules to assure proper student conduct and care of facilities.
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of new Resident Assistants (RA). Assist with RA training program each semester.
  • Develop a semester dorm activity schedule and coordinate communication of events with Resident Assistants, Dorm Managers, Director of Student Life and the Director of Housing.
    • Coordinate Christmas party.
    • 1-2 larger events per semester.
    • Create and submit activities schedule for semester at least 2 weeks prior to start of semester.
    • Manage budget for activities.
    • Communicate and Market each activity throughout campus.
  • Supervise, direct, develop, mentor, select, train and evaluate 2-3 Resident Assistants, connecting student growth and development to specific learning outcomes.
    • Schedule weekly meetings with RA, providing feedback to Director of Housing.
  • Manage all room changes. Check in/out students during move-in/move-out days and throughout the semester. Inspect for damage during check-out.
  • Maintain Rooming Roster with 100% accuracy.
  • Maintain all housing reports.
  • Conduct regular inspections for the appearance, operation, safety and security of the dormitories and report all issues to the Director of Housing.
    • Must conduct inspections at least twice a semester.
    • Follow-up 24 hours after a concern is found.
  • Assist with all safety drills, room and drug inspections.
  • Attend weekly manager meetings.
  • On-call rotation for the 5 campus dormitories.
  • Follow-up on all student concerns.
  • Identify and refer students to College services, including but not limited to, Student Life, Counselor, Director of Health Services and Tutoring.
  • Dorm Student package processing and distribution.  Process and deliver student mail for dormitory.

 

Intramural Coordinator (50%)

  • Maintain Intramural office hours, Monday-Friday 9am to 12pm.
  • Develop an Intramural plan for each semester.  Plan to be submitted to Director of Student Life one month prior to semester.
  • Create and coordinate events in conjunction with current events.
  • Administer Intramural sports program to include staffing, planning and development of 2-3 special events and/or sports leagues weekly.
  • Coordinate the marketing and promotional efforts for Intramural programs, including, but not limited to:
    • Promote Intramurals during special events, including but not limited to; Club Church Fair, Freshman Orientation Day and Senior Day.
    • Facebook page.
    • Coordinate with student newspaper to advertise.
    • Flyers around dorms and campus.
  • Hire, train and supervise intramural student staff and scholarship students while contributing to their leadership and personal development.
  • Ensure that all student waivers are signed and on file for every student participating in Intramural events.
  • Represent the Intramurals program at all Student Senate meetings.
  • Active committee member of the CARE team.
  • Assist the Director of Student Life with additional student life activities.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comprehensive understanding of college housing and its interrelationship with student satisfaction and student learning.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Must possess accurate record keeping skills.
  • Must possess a positive attitude towards students and understand their social and personal development needs.
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and positively motivate students.
  • Must have the ability to react quickly in emergency situations.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm in tense situations and effectively deal with confrontational situations.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Associate’s Degree.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred.

 

Required Experience:

  • Experience in the development and enforcement of student conduct.
  • Experience working with student populations.
  • Experience in event planning and promotion.

 
Physical Requirements:
Ability to traverse stairs; Ability to maintain physical mobility and composure and to assist with physical student activity; Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 80 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work on the computer for long periods of time. 

 

Work Environment:
Work performed throughout dorm building, office location and throughout campus. Outdoor and indoor activities.

 

Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law. (Notice of Non-Discrimination found at http://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html) 

 

 

Public Safety Officer-Reserve — Part-Time Opportunity

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Cowley College is seeking a reserve Public Safety Officer.  Reserves are needed to ‘fill in’ during required shifts.  This is a part-time position. 

 

The Public Safety Officer promotes lawful behavior and protects the welfare of students, faculty, staff, and visitors as a uniformed presence on campus.  This position performs foot and vehicle patrols of the College campus and outreach centers to monitor behavior, secure buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order during events and enforce regulations.  In addition, this position monitors the physical safety of campus and center buildings by locking and unlocking doors, patrolling and monitoring using surveillance systems, and reporting suspicious behavior.  During emergency situations, the officer responds to the scene, provides first aid, and alerts additional police or emergency personnel as appropriate. Other duties may include monitoring alarm systems and responding to alerts and serving as crowd control at special events.

 

Required Education/Training Background:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related degree, preferred.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification.
  • Taser Certification.

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of security and/or public safety experience.  Law enforcement certification, preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license with favorable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to complete MMPI Psychological Evaluation on file (within most recent 24 months).

 

Schedule

  • Reserve position requires flexible schedule
  • Day and evening work hours
  • Weekend shifts

 

This position will remain open until filled. EOE

 

To apply for this opportunity: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume and staff application to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. This position will remain open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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