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Visual and Performing Arts Administrative Assistant
Cowley College

 

"Cowley isn’t a place where you simply go to school or work; it’s a place you become a part of – a place you call home. I love the welcoming, happy ambiance of Cowley."

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

Jenzabar System Analyst

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt

Department: Information Technology

Position Reports To: VP Information Technology

 

Job Summary:

The Jenzabar System Analyst is responsible for supporting production, ongoing development, upgrades and system enhancements for the Jenzabar EX software system for Cowley College. This person will serve as the instructional liaison between the College and Jenzabar EX Support Services.

 

Position Duties:

  • Provide systems analysis, problem solving, and necessary programming support to ensure optimum Jenzabar EX system functionality use and capabilities.
  • Collaborate with and lead user groups through process and business data decision activities related to Jenzabar EX and other enterprise systems. 
  • Regularly meet with user groups to understand evolving Jenzabar system needs specific to various administrative departmental areas.
  • Act as a liaison between the college and Jenzabar EX Support to resolve issues and enhance capabilities.
  • Provide timely communication and discussion with users about impact of necessary changes.
  • Attend training, meetings on new features and enhancements to the Jenzabar EX program to maintain high level of product knowledge in areas of assigned responsibility. 
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to facilitate problem-solving among administrative groups with varying needs and priorities
  • Ability to discuss SIS attributes, capabilities and features to those with varying levels of technical understanding.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with administrative users, technical staff, and support functions.
  • Strong organizational skills and project management.
  • Ability to be proactive, take ownership of assigned responsibilities working with moderate supervision.
  • Understanding of Higher Education and the flow of student affairs and financial/accounting disciplines is helpful.
  • Strong understanding of technical troubleshooting methodology.

 

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies or related field, or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.

 

Required Experience:

  • Four (4) or more years’ experience working in ERP or SIS systems is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SQL and database structures (i.e. scripting)
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Jenzabar EX SIS is preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience with ERP application support including technical design.
  • Experience working with database reporting tools, particularly InfoMaker and ZogoTech is desired.
  • Experience in education technology preferably in higher education.

 

Supervisory Requirements:  None

 

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 primarily in an office environment. 

Cowley County Community College and Area Vocational-Technical School is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation or other legally protected category. (Notice of Non-Discrimination found at http://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html) 

 

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.

 

 

Public Safety Officer

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Status: Full-time/Hourly/Non-exempt

Position Reports To: Director of Security and Public safety

Application close date: 08/23/2017

 

Job Summary:

Cowley College Public Safety Officer promotes lawful behavior and protects the welfare of students, faculty, staff, and visitors as a uniformed public safety presence on campus. This position performs foot and vehicle patrols and surveillance monitoring at Cowley College campuses, centers, and events/activities to monitor human behavior, buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order, and enforce regulations. Additionally, this position is responsible for the physical safety of all campus buildings, and parking facilities, which includes patrolling and using surveillance systems to report suspicious behavior; and locking and unlocking doors. In emergency situation, the Public Safety Officer is responsible for responding to the situation to provide first aid (if needed), and notifying additional law enforcement and/or emergency personnel, as deemed necessary. Other duties include monitoring and responding to alarm systems, and serving as crowd control at special events and activities hosted by the college.

 

Position Duties:

  • Guard the security of the students, faculty, staff and campus visitors who are present in the school or College campus and the off-campus areas.
  • Patrol all College assigned areas on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  • Examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; use College keys to open and close buildings; monitor closed building for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Comply and enforce all college policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State, County and City laws and regulations including OSHA, CLERY, and VAWA, and others.
  • Provide escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary.
  • Provide other public assistance, such as lockout services, motor vehicle jump-starts, and routine information.
  • Watch for and report irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; and contact emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Be on alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approach suspicious persons and/or notify police, as appropriate.
  • Send emergency communication announcements and instructions via intercom, text, email, etc.
  • Document violations of college policy and other events by producing effectively written incident reports.
  • Report, document, and investigate incidents, i.e. auto accidents, personal injuries, theft, and miscellaneous reports.
  • Submit daily report s for review and approval.
  • Accept and record recovered lost or found property.
  • Provide information and direction to visitors, students, and staff.
  • Maintain a helpful and caring attitude while interacting with students, public, and staff.
  • Know disaster/emergency procedures and implement as necessary.
  • Maintain confidentiality on all records, reports, and incidents that are investigated by the security department, as well as any other record and/or information that is accessible to the security department.
  • Assist with parking control and monitoring of large groups, special events, and athletic events.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned, and assist the Director of Security and Public Safety..

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Human Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation; possess attitude of genuinely caring for well-being of others; excellent human relations skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and work independently.
  •  Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Good communications skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous responsibilities, often times in stressful situations
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline and pressures
  • Ability to handle conflicts in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.

 

Physical Skills:

  • Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision.
  • Ability to complete routine paperwork.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to safely operate a Taser.
  • Working knowledge of department radio, telephone, computer functions and abilities.

 

Other Skills and Knowledge:

  • Understanding of and commitment to Academic Quality Improvement Program.
  • Knowledge of public security codes, policies, and regulations.

 

Required Education/Training Background:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or related degree, preferred.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification or must be able to obtain and maintain such certifications.
  • Taser Certification or must be able to obtain and maintain a Taser Certification.

 

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of security and/or public safety experience.  Part-time experience will be counted as half of full-time experience; for example, two (2) years of part-time experience will equal one (1) year of full-time 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 have current MMPI Psychological Evaluation (within most recent 24 months).

 

Other Special Requirements:
This position is in a 24/7 environment. Ability to work flexible hours including rotating shifts will be required. Employees will be expected to work holidays, nights and/or weekends to meet staffing requirements. Employees may be required to work hours outside normally scheduled hours when it is determined to best meet the needs of the College.  


Supervisory Requirements: None.

 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and centers; ability to lift a minimum of 50 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 extended periods of time.

 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment, in a motor vehicle, outside in a variety of environmental situations. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

 

Cowley County Community College and Area Vocational-Technical School is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation or other legally protected category. (Notice of Non-Discrimination found at http://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html) 

 

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.

 

 

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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