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Admission Counselor

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Admission Counselor. The Admission Counselor will attend college fairs, visit high schools, and other events in order to establish and maintain relationships with high school counselors, prospective students, and parents. Must also plan and execute 6 - 8 weeks combined fall and spring recruitment travel within assigned geographic territory.

The qualified candidate will have a bachelor's degree and a preferred one year Admission recruiting experience or College counseling; preferably in a private, liberal arts setting; must be a self-starter with strong planning and communication skills. Must have the ability to articulate the value of a private, liberal arts education. Knowledge of the Admission/Financial Aid process is preferred.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and BSC application to:

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Assistant Director of Human Resources to begin in July 2016. The Assistant Director is responsible for HR generalist functions to support the Human Resources office of the College.

Responsibilities include: manage recruitment and onboarding of staff, assist with benefit administration, coordinate and prepare internal HR communications including HR website content, and maintain compliance with federal, state, and BSC employment policies. The position serves as the main contact for the HR office providing assistance to faculty, staff, students and the general public. The Assistant Director will serve as back-up for workers compensation, COBRA and leave of absence.

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or Business related field required. Minimum of two to three years' experience in a related field required. Must have a strong technical aptitude with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize required.

Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment and submit a resume and letter of interest to:

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.

Campus Police Officer

Birmingham-Southern College is currently seeking a Campus Police Officer. The qualified individual will be a member of the campus police force, which serves and protects the college community. The Officer is responsible for maintaining security and safety of persons and property; identifying potential security and safety hazards; being observant and responding to potential criminal activity on campus; maintaining good public relations by assisting others as a source of information and direction; controlling and regulating traffic and parking; and investigating all security, safety, and traffic incidents.

Candidate must possess a current Alabama driver's license and be insurable. High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred. Candidate will possess and maintain a current Alabama pistol license. Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime is required. Incumbent must maintain a level of physical fitness that would enable him or her to perform duties associated with police work. Prior police experience is not required.

Qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and send letter of interest and resume to:

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.


Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce an opening for Controller to begin in June 2016.

The Controller directly to the Sr. Vice President for Finance and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day financial transactions of the College. This position provides oversight for a broad range of financial and support operations including fund accounting, account reconciliations, internal reporting, accounts payable and receivable, student aid accounting, grants administration, tax reporting, bank reconciliations, and procurement and fixed assets accounting. This position serves as a liaison with external auditors regarding the financial statement audit and tax return preparation.

There is a strong appreciation for academic quality across the institution, and the Controller will partner actively and creatively with the President's Council and Sr. Vice President for Finance to seek financial solutions to support the academic mission of the college. This position will contribute to this collaborative process by reviewing current accounting and financial management systems, making recommendations for accounting and financial policies and controls.

Bachelor's degree in accounting required. A Certification in Public Accountant is preferred. Minimum 7-10 years' experience in accounting or finance including progressive management and supervisory responsibilities. Previous experience in fund accounting required, and higher education accounting experience preferred. Experience with Ellucian Colleague is preferred.

Qualified applicants should complete the BSC Application and submit a letter of interest with salary requirements and resume to

Counselor/Coordinator of Accessibility Services

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for a Counselor/Coordinator of Accessibility Services. The Counselor/Coordinator encompasses two primary roles, both in support of students. Within the counseling area, this role provides direct treatment and short-term therapy to students through knowledge of the wide spectrum of mental health related issues, provides referrals to various mental health resources, and consults/provides educational outreach with faculty, staff and students regarding student counseling concerns. Within the Accessibility Services area, the Coordinator oversees the process by which students with learning, physical, or emotional disabilities are provided accommodations. The Coordinator is also directly responsible for ensuring the College's compliance with all regulatory authority over the disability arena, along with maintaining current knowledge of best practices in serving students with documented disability needs.

Master's degree in Counseling/Psychology/Social Work/Human Services field is required. Licensure preferred but minimum of Associate's license in area of expertise (LPC, LMFT, LCSW or equivalent) is required with appropriate certifications where relevant. Experience providing accommodations within an institution of higher education preferred. General knowledge of college student development and treatment approaches for common issues addressed in counseling in a college environment is essential. Qualified candidates must also possess the ability to ascertain need for referrals to other therapy settings, including in-patient or out-patient treatment needs. A familiarity with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as well as general knowledge of process for providing accommodations/accessibility services within an institution of higher education is also required.

All qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and submit a letter of interest and resume to BSC complies with the Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.

Director of Bands

The Department of Music at Birmingham-Southern College announces a position vacancy for Director of Bands. The successful candidate will be able to direct and provide visionary leadership for Birmingham-Southern College's band program, which includes conducting the BSC Symphonic Band, coordinating and conducting the fall Marching Band program, and conducting the Jazz Band; teach additional courses as needed by the Music Department according to the candidate's area of expertise; and teach courses that fit into BSC's Explorations curriculum (general education). Preferred secondary areas include, but are not limited to, music technology, commercial music, jazz studies, composition, or an applied instrument. Other responsibilities will include supervision of the band program budget; contribute in the promotion of the College and Music program; and energetically participate in the recruitment and retention of future and current students. Additionally, he/she will contribute to the Music Department's vision and goals, and engage in collegial participation in both College and Departmental activities. This is a non-tenure track appointment, beginning August 2016.

Experience working with undergraduate level students and College or University marching bands is essential; Master of Music required, doctorate preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. As well, the candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment and contributing to BSC's Explorations curriculum, while working with colleagues to accomplish the vision and goals of the College and Music Department.

Birmingham-Southern College is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, BSC is included in Pope's Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College's curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit

BSC is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute. The community sponsors a symphony, ballet, opera, and several museums as well as annual art, music, and film festivals. Numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities also exist close by.

Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 10, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Send letter of application, including a concise teaching philosophy, CV, three letters of recommendation, a list of at least three additional references with contact information, and a recent transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the preliminary stage). Electronic submission should be sent to .

BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The Department recognizes the benefit of interactions with teacher candidates, professors, and peers from diverse ethnic, racial, gender, and socioeconomic groups in professional education courses on campus and in schools.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify EOE.