Employment Opportunities

Open Staff Positions

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

TRIO Program Specialist

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Department: SSS TRIO Programs

Reports To: Director of Student Support Services TRIO Programs

Shift: 1st Shift

Closing Date: January 27, 2019

Job Summary:

The TRIO Program Specialist position is responsible for performing customer service, social media use, maintain program files, academic event planning, and career services programming. In addition, the position maintains accurate information that will assist in producing the annual performance report.

Position Duties:

  • Prepare letters, memorandums, grants, manuals, and other correspondence for the program.
  • Maintain files on all program participants.
  • Provide program information to those inquiring by phone or in the program office.
  • Plan and lead program student success workshops and events.
  • Provide programming in the field of career services.
  • Operate the computerized tracking system, inputting detailed and accurate information to be used for the annual performance report.
  • Keep minutes and other documentation required for project administration.
  • Manage all aspects of the IMPACT program social media including web pages and Blackboard.
  • Assist IMPACT students in the computer lab.
  • Answer telephone and greet visitors.
  • Assist with the gathering, verifying, and inputting of information pertaining to grant proposals, budgets, and reports.
  • Assist with recruiting and retention efforts of the program
  • 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 IMPACT Programs by performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:


Knowledge in academic success activities.

  • Knowledge in resume writing and interview skills.
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and methods.
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel, Internet, e-mail.
  • 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 spoken.
  • 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:

  • Demonstrated ability in the use of software programs including, word processing, database and spreadsheet applications. Must have knowledge of internet-based search engines.
  • Minimum of 2 years of office experience with emphasis in event planning and leadership.
  • Preference given to individuals who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the project’s target population.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

 
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 in an office environment, class room, and around campus.  Will attend and lead activities away from campus at community locations.  Must be able to safely drive College vehicles with passengers.

 

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 https://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.

 

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 https://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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