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Assistant Director for Internships

Birmingham-Southern is currently seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director for Internships. The Assistant Director for Internships develops, coordinates, and evaluates internship opportunities for BSC students, including those in the rise3 program, and the Norton Board; the assistant director for internships also coordinates and promotes the Panther Partnership mentorship program.

The Assistant Director for Internships will maintain a list of internship opportunities available to BSC students; communicate regularly with internship partners; support students in locating and acquiring internships; collaborate with faculty/staff in promoting and offering course-connected, contracted, and rise3 internships; and coordinate the Norton Board of Advisors and Panther Partnerships Mentoring Program. The assistant director for internships reports to the rise3 director.

Assistant Director for Internships activities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Recruit new internship partners
  • Create and maintain an accessible database of internship partners (e.g., organized by academic discipline, term, geographic location, focus)
  • Maintain relationships with internship partners
  • Evaluate the internship experience incorporating the input of students, faculty/staff, and community partners
  • Promote internship opportunities among students
  • Advise and refer students to appropriate internship partner(s)
  • Facilitate contract learning and rise3 designation processes for internships as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Career Services in providing professional development services to students
  • Work with faculty and staff to establish and promote ongoing internship opportunities in conjunction with specific programs
  • Develop and maintain supporting documents and resources for faculty/staff-sponsored internships (e.g., sample contracts, partner agreements, and syllabi)
  • Assist the rise3 director in the assessment of rise3 and contracted internship projects
  • Identify and recruit mentors and students to participate in the Panther Partnership pre-professional mentoring program
  • Collaborate with other offices on campus, including all experiential learning programs
  • Attend, as appropriate, admissions, orientation events, and other campus programs and events

A Bachelor's Degree is required as well as substantial work experience in a professional environment. Strong written and oral communication skills are required as well as a proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Must possess the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and community partners. A Master's Degree is preferred as well as experience working in a higher education environment.

Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment and submit a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Assistant Director of Residence Life for Training and Assessment

Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate opening for Assistant Director of Residence Life for Training and Assessment. The Assistant Director of Residence Life for Training and Assessment is a full-time, twelve month, live-in professional staff position, and is charged with directly supervising paraprofessional staff, including undergraduate Community Coordinators and Resident Advisors. This position oversees two functional areas of the residential program, i.e., training and assessment, and assists the Director and other professional staff members in developing and implementing a thoughtful staff selection process.  The Assistant Director of Residence Life for Training and Assessment may serve in the role of Director in the Director of Residence Life's absence.

Master's degree required, preferably in student personnel, counseling, education, or related field. Two or more years professional experience in residence hall administration strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Applicants must be student centered and display a strong understanding of student learning and development. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a knowledge of and commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, social justice, civic engagement and global citizenship.

All qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest with salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three professional references to humanresources@bsc.edu.  BSC complies with the Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.


Grants Administrator

As part of an institutional effort to centralize, coordinate, and enhance grant activity, Birmingham-Southern College is searching for a Grants Administrator to develop and manage a newly created office of grants and sponsored programs within the Office of the Provost. The Grants Administrator will be responsible for working with faculty and staff to manage pre- and certain post-award processes. In addition, the Grants Officer will collaborate with Academic Affairs and other College divisions to develop policies and procedures that encourage and support grant activity at BSC. A full job description can be viewed here.

A Bachelor's degree and at least three (3) years full time experience working in the field of grants administration and research management is required. Master's degree and at least five (5) years of experience is preferred. Must have experience in grant proposal submission, budget management, and data reporting experience with federal, state, and non-profit organizations Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as well as strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadline simultaneously. CRA (Certified Research Administrator) and/or CPRA (Certified Pre-Award Research Administrator) designations are preferred.

Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment and submit a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Instructional Technologist

Birmingham-Southern College currently has an opening for an Instructional Technologist. The role of the Instructional Technologist is to provide consultation and support services to faculty in instructional strategies involving the use of technology and to support blended learning initiatives. The incumbent will work with faculty to develop new and effective blended and other digital learning content to stimulate and support innovation in digital learning.

The Instructional Technologist will consult with faculty in order to help them to design course content that will achieve student learning objectives; assist faculty in use of technology as a pedagogical tool; and help to facilitate faculty-led digital learning initiatives across campus. The person hired into this position will also design, develop, and deliver workshops and training to faculty and staff in the use of instructional technologies and educational best practices and act as a liaison between personnel in Academic Affairs and Information Technology, as needed.

The qualified candidate will have demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications and web page editors, graphic software, LMS, and basic HTML. He/she must also have knowledge and ability to diagnose and remedy basic difficulties with applications and hardware. The ability to troubleshoot, work on multiple projects concurrently, and work with diverse groups and individuals at any and all levels of an organization is essential, as is demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with faculty to assess learning needs and recommend high-impact learning solutions and appropriate technologies. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally and build strong relationships with a diverse group of users and support staff are required.

A Bachelor's degree in instructional technology, education, computer science, media, instructional design, or related field, and two years instructional technology and development experience is required. A Master's degree in instructional technology, education, computer science, media, instructional design, or related field and/or experience teaching in K-12 or post-secondary environment or developing and delivering workshops to adults is preferred

Qualified applicants should complete the Application for Employment, and submit a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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