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Academic Affairs Assistant

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Academic Affairs Assistant in the Provost’s Office. The Academic Affairs Assistant manages the daily operations of the Provost’s Office and provides administrative support for the Provost, Associate Provost, and Assistant Provost. Responsibilities also include coordination of Academic Affairs-related events, service as the Institutional Research Board (IRB) administrator, and representation of the Provost’s Office in various cross-campus capacities.

Qualified candidates will have experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). The successful candidate must possess excellent written communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work collegially with others, maintain confidentiality, and have the capacity to successfully manage several complex projects simultaneously. Some college required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Two years of administrative assistant/clerical experience is required.

Qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and send letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.


Academic Programs Assistant

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Academic Programs Assistant in the Science and Mathematics division. This position will provide administrative support in the academic areas of Biology, Chemistry, Health Professions Program, Mathematics, and Physics.&

Responsibilities will include managing all departmental correspondence including email distribution lists, maintaining all department files, assisting department chairs in budget administration, and providing administrative assistance to Health Professions Advisor and Committee. This position will also supervise work study students, organize all aspects of Departmental Honors Day awards ceremony, and assist with faculty searches.

Qualified candidates will have experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and keyboarding skills of 55 wpm is required. Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to multitask.& High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred. Two years of administrative assistant/clerical experience is required.

Qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and send letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.


Admission Event and Visit Coordinator

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for an Admission Event & Visit Coordinator.& The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and high energy professional, wishing to utilize their gift of hospitality and organizational skills to facilitate the daily campus visit program as well as plan and execute all on-campus recruitment events.

The event aspect of the position includes responsibility for collaboratively managing all details of recruitment events such as reserving facilities, managing catering details, coordinating Birmingham-Southern College personnel (staff, faculty, students and alumni) to events.

Additionally, collaborating on the development of event-related printed and electronic invitations, information and programs is also the responsibility of the coordinator. Other important aspects of the position include maintaining a master calendar and planning timeline for all recruiting events. Conducting evaluations of each event and making improvements based upon the evaluations will be a requirement for this position.

The visit aspect of the position includes for collaboratively managing all aspects of the daily campus visit program such as greeting prospective students and their families, coordinating classroom visits and overnight stays when requested, working with recruitment staff on group information sessions and individual appointments.

The successful candidate will have experience with event planning. A bachelor's degree is required and experience in a college setting is preferred. The desired candidate will also have strong organizational and communication skills.

Qualified candidates should complete the BSC application and submit a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, BSC is a four-year, private institution that, in recent years, has been consistently identified as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country for its academic quality and value.& The college currently enrolls more than 1,300 undergraduate students and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa.& Visit www.bsc.edu for more information on the College.

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: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Birmingham Southern College has an opening for an Associate Director of Alumni Relations. The Associate Director will plan, implement, and promote alumni programs that result in growth for the program. This growth is exhibited through greater alumni involvement, event attendance, increased annual and reunion giving, and involvement of a new pool of alumni volunteers in the alumni board and institutional leadership roles. The Associated Director also implements and promotes events for other constituencies within Advancement department.& This position is also responsible for establishing and building relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally and nationally, as well as ensuring accurate and complete alumni database records via alumni surveys, correspondence, and website.

Bachelor's degree required. A minimum of three years' experience in managing alumni program elements, preferably in the context of campaigns or in the face of significant growth requirements is required.& Proven success in managing volunteers, students, and other professionals is also essential.& Proven ability to protect confidentiality of donors, volunteers, employees and program elements and budget management skills are required. Knowledge of IRS guidelines for charitable giving and CASE standards is preferred.

Qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and send letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Coordinator of Academic Accessibility Services

Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate opening for a part-time Coordinator of Academic Accessibility Services. The Coordinator of Academic Accessibility Services supervises the process by which students with learning disabilities are provided accommodations. The Coordinator supports students who request academic adjustments by managing documentation verification and communication to faculty and staff of approved accommodations. In addition the Coordinator coaches and guides students in their utilization of their adjustments, providing support as needed. The Coordinator holds responsibility for ensuring the College's compliance with regulatory expectations in the learning disability arena, and therefore maintains current knowledge of legal issues, governmental guidance, and general best practices in serving students with documented learning disability needs, in order to support the College's policy and practice in this arena.

Bachelor's Degree required, with preference for Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Services or Counseling. Applicants with Juris Doctorates will also be considered. One or more years of experience in disability/accommodations service or administration is preferred. Familiarity with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as well as general knowledge of process for providing academic accommodations within an institution of higher education is required. The ability to collaborate with faculty and staff to provide appropriate education and support for students in need of mental health care is essential.

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


Controller

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 humanresources@bsc.edu.


Director of Exploration Term and Contract Learning

The Krulak Institute for Leadership, Experiential Learning, and Civic Engagement at Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for Director of Exploration Term, Contract Learning, and Postbaccalaureate Advising. This position is responsible for coordinating the College’s January Exploration Term, Contract Learning (Independent Study), and Individualized Majors. The position also assists students and faculty advisors with postbaccalaureate fellowship applications.  

The Director is primarily responsible for coordinating all aspects of the January term, including project approval, development of a prospectus, enrolling students, and coordinating project evaluations. The January term includes approximately 70 on-campus faculty-led projects/courses, 10-15 study-travel faculty-led projects/courses, and 30 independent projects created by students. Additionally, the position coordinates the creation and approval of contracted independent study and individualized majors. The position collaborates with a faculty committee and with other staff in the Krulak Institute and in Academic Affairs. The position also serves as a contact for student applicants and faculty advisors of competitive undergraduate and postbaccalaureate scholarships and fellowships.

The successful candidate will have at least two years of professional experience; preference is given to candidates with relevant experience in higher education. A master's degree is required. Excellent writing, editing, public speaking, and communication skills are needed.

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. 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 www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions; a symphony; a ballet; the largest art museum in the Southeast; and numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreational activities.

Review of applicants will begin immediately; preferred start date is August 2016 or before. Qualified candidates should complete the BSC Application and send letter of interest, resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act of 1999 and E-Verify. EOE.


Gospel Choir Director

Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate part-time opening for Gospel Choir Director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. This position is responsible for all aspects of managing the gospel choir, including preparation for practice/rehearsal, leading practice, directing performances, and speaking on behalf of the Choir at performances.

Bachelor's degree in music required; Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years' experience directing a choir is required.& Must have the ability to teach basic music theory to students, guide volunteer/amateur singers in vocal techniques and vocal production; teach musicianship; and provide background/historical context of music. Knowledge of musical arrangement and composition is essential. Must demonstrate leadership, strong communication, organizational, motivational, and group management skills. Candidate must possess the ability to relate well with a diverse group of students. This position is a one year, part-time appointment, requiring 5-10 hours per week.

Please complete the BSC Application and send a resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.