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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for Assistant Athletic Trainer effective July 1, 2015. The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the supervision and coordination of Birmingham-Southern College's overall sports medicine program; to include, injury prevention, evaluation, management and treatment of athletic injuries, short and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education, and counseling of student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will also assist in athletic related health care administration in consultation with and under the supervision of the Team Physician(s) and other qualified medical personnel. The Trainer will also have the option to work summer camps. This is a full-time, twelve month position. Birmingham-Southern College is a member of the Southern Athletic Association and a member of the NCAA at the Division III level.

Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or related field is required, master's degree preferred. NATABOC Certification is required. Alabama State Licensure by the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers (or immediately eligible to sit for the exam) is required. A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, and BSC Application to: ksouthal@bsc.edu.

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


Campus Police Sergeant

Birmingham-Southern College is currently seeking a Campus Police Sergeant.  The qualified individual will be a member of the campus police force, which serves and protects the college community.  The Sergeant is responsible for supervising an independent shift that provides a safe and secure environment for persons in the campus community and visitors. Duties include 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.

High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred. Supervisory and/or administrative experience in the police/security/military or loss prevention field is required.  Candidate will possess and maintain a current Alabama pistol license and CPR certification. 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. Candidate must possess a current Alabama driver's license and be insurable.

Qualified applicants should complete the BSC application and submit and letter of interest and resume to humanresources@bsc.edu.  BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify.  EOE.


Coordinator of Residence Life

Birmingham-Southern College, a nationally ranked private liberal arts institution, is currently seeking a Coordinator of Residence Life (RLC). The RLC holds direct responsibility for supervising paraprofessional staff and overseeing the first-year residential program, and assists the Director and Assistant Director in developing and implementing an effective staff selection process, a comprehensive and ongoing training curriculum for paraprofessional staff, and Housing operation management for almost 1,200 on-campus residents. Significant secondary responsibilities for the RLC may lie in areas of interest and expertise of the individual.

The Coordinator reports to the Director of Residence Life. Master's degree required, preferably in student personnel, counseling, education, or related field. Graduate or undergraduate 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. Experience with small, liberal arts colleges, either professionally or educationally, is beneficial.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: Birmingham-Southern College, Box 549090, Birmingham, AL 35254; email: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.


Director of Residence Life

Birmingham-Southern College, a nationally ranked private liberal arts institution, is currently seeking a Director of Residence Life.  The Director provides leadership for all features of our residence life program and community, comprised of approximately 1,150 of our 1,300 students living in eight traditional and suite-style halls, campus apartments, and houses. Responsibilities include staff supervision, programming and community development, communications, policies, services, and overall administration of the program. Additional duties involve numerous collaborative efforts within student life areas and across the College. This position requires a master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, or related fields is required, along with a minimum of 5 years of experience in increasingly responsible and professional roles related to residence life and overall student life areas. Experience with small, liberal arts colleges, either professionally or educationally, is preferred. An established record of excellent leadership and mentoring relationships with students, collegial relationships with staff and faculty, and strong written and oral communication skills are required. Outstanding organizational and management skills are essential for success in this role.

Qualified applicants should complete theBSC applicationand send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional referencesto: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.


Graduate Area Coordinator for Residence Life

Birmingham-Southern College is currently seeking a Graduate Area Coordinator for Residence Life. The Graduate Area Coordinator position is a 20 hour per week, live-in position for full-time graduate students. The primary function of this position is to contribute to the creation of a comfortable community conducive to the academic success and personal development of undergraduate staff and students. Supervised by the Director of Residence Life, the Graduate Area Coordinator is responsible for the support and effectiveness of the residence hall staff and participation in the development of a comprehensive residence hall program for students. To review the full job description, please click here.

To be eligible for employment, you must be a degree-seeking graduate student, preferably in a higher education-related program; therefore, an undergraduate degree is required for consideration. Prior residence life experience is required. The successful candidate will have the ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of people, work cooperatively on a team, identify and respond to the needs of a student population, maintain confidentiality, and confront policy violations in an objective and consistent manner. Graduate Area Coordinators are hired for an academic year, and job responsibilities will begin August 1 and end May 31 annually. This appointment is expected to be for two academic years.

Benefits include an on-campus apartment with utilities provided (available during summer months as well), monthly stipend ($1,000 / month for 10 months), partial tuition remission ($2,500/ academic year), and free parking & access to recreation facility.

Qualified applicants should complete theBSC applicationand send a letter of interest, contact information for three professional references and resumeto: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Child Protection Act & Everify. EOE.


Graduate Coordinator for Student Activities

Birmingham-Southern College is currently seeking a Graduate Coordinator for Student Activities. The Graduate Coordinator is a 20 hour per week position for full-time graduate students. The primary function of this position is to assist the Student Life team with programming and advising student groups to produce effective activities and events that are developmental in nature and provide a great outside-of-class experience for students. Supervised by the Assistant Director of Student Life and the Assistant Direct of Student Activities, the Graduate Coordinator is responsible for advising the campus-wide Student Programming Board.

To be eligible for employment, you must be a degree-seeking graduate student, preferably in a higher education-related program; therefore, an undergraduate degree is required for consideration. Prior student activity experience is required. The successful candidate will have the ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of people, work cooperatively on a team, identify and respond to the needs of a student population. Graduate Coordinators are hired for an academic year, and job responsibilities will begin August 1 and end May 31 annually. This appointment is expected to be for two academic years.

Benefits include an on-campus apartment with utilities provided (available during summer months as well), monthly stipend ($1,000 / month for 10 months), partial tuition remission ($2,500/ academic year), and free parking & access to recreation facility.

Qualified applicants should complete an Application for Employment, and submit a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu. BSC complies with the Child Protection Act & E-Verify. EOE.


Instructional Technologist

Birmingham-Southern College is currently seeking an Instructional Technologist. This position serves as a liaison between the faculty and the Department of Information Technology to facilitate the integration of cutting-edge technology into the classroom and support the pedagogical mission of the college. This position will work directly with faculty to assist in the selection and implementation of technological solutions for instructional and educational applications. The Instructional Technologist also administers the LMS for the BSC community and researches, designs, creates, and shares practices for its use. Effective training of faculty members in new and current instructional technologies is expected, and the instructional technologist will be responsible for the design and delivery of training strategies for faculty that may include workshops, individual instruction, manuals, and other types of instructional media.

This position is also responsible for a subset of information technology-related duties pertaining to instructional technologies. Therefore, qualified candidates will have demonstrated experience with administering, supporting, and training of content delivery systems (i.e.: Blackboard, Moodle); working knowledge of PCs (Windows OS), Macs (OS), and peripherals; and above average knowledge of Microsoft Office (PC and Mac), and Adobe products. The candidate will have demonstrated competence in multimedia authoring/production tools (i.e.: iMovie, Authorware, Flash); web development, web programming, web communication tools, graphic applications and design; and database design, and have solid experience with Internet technologies, TCP/IP tools, FTP, and Telnet.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in education, instructional technology or related field, master's degree is preferred. 2-4 years of related experience in an educational or training setting is required, with preference given to candidates with higher education experience.

Qualified applicants should complete the BSC online application and send a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Library Systems and Accounts Manager

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for part-time Library Systems and Accounts Manager (28 hours per week), effective June 1, 2015.  This position serves as the site administrator for the integrated library system; coordinating with the system vendor, library staff and IT; managing the acquisitions and reports modules; and directing all upgrades.  This individual is also responsible for maintaining the library's Discovery System and website; serves as the LibGuides administrator; resolves online database technical issues; develops and maintains the library's repository server; and tracks library operating fund expenditures.  Additionally, the individual may participate in reference activities, including desk and liaison duties.

This position requires a bachelor's degree.  Preference will be given to applicants with a Master's degree from an accredited ALA graduate program, or substantial progress toward such a degree, with emphasis on technology.  Knowledge of computer systems, web design, and digital servers, familiarity with library practices, knowledge of business and accounting procedures, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.  Experience with OCLC Worldshare or other library/higher ed software and server software is preferred.

The Library Systems and Accounts Manager is a 3/4 time position working 28 hours per week and may include Sunday and evening work schedules.  This position has the possibility of becoming full-time.

Qualified applicants must complete the BSC Application and also send a letter of interest and resume to: humanresources@bsc.edu.

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


Payroll/HRIS Specialist

Birmingham-Southern College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Payroll/HRIS Specialist. The Payroll/HRIS Specialist administers the organization's human resources information systems (HRIS), including updating and maintaining data tables, entering employee data, auditing data for accuracy and preparing routine and ad hoc reports, in conjunction with managing the preparations, distribution and reporting processes related to payroll for all College employees. This position supports payroll accounting and provides information and assistance in all aspects related to the payroll function. For a full job description, please click here.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or other related field with 3-5 years of combined payroll and human resources experience. A solid understanding of Payroll processes, system, practices and regulations strongly preferred. Banner or Ellucian experience highly desired. Candidate must have the ability to work as a team member and team leader within a collaborative environment and must be able to interact professionally and effectively with multiple constituencies. Excellent writing, organizational and communications skills are required.

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, BSC is a four-year, private institution that consistently has been identified in recent years as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country for its academic quality and its value. The college currently enrolls approximately 1200 undergraduate students and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. Visit www.bsc.edu for more information on the College.

Applicants should and submit a resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and contact information for three professional references to: humanresources@bsc.edu. Applicants should also complete an application at http://www.bsc.edu/administration/humanresources/documents/BSC%20Job%20Application.pdf
BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and Everify. EOE.


rise3 Director

Birmingham-Southern College is currently in search of a rise3 Director. The rise3 Director will lead and facilitate the work of the rise3 initiative with the goal of enhancing BSC students' experiential learning in three primary areas: service-learning, internships, and faculty-student research. The Director is also charged with ensuring ongoing faculty and staff development in support of the critical reflection component of rise3. This is a twelve-month appointment (faculty rank is possible if desired and the candidate qualifies); salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The internship portion of rise3 is managed by an internship coordinator and service learning is coordinated within the College's Bunting Center for Engaged Study and Community Action. The rise3 leader will serve as the champion for the student-faculty research piece of the initiative in addition to his/her work as overall leader of the initiative.

The rise3 Director will report to the Provost and will sit as a member of the Provost's Cabinet. The Director will develop collaborative relationships with other program and academic areas of the College in order to ensure that rise3 is fully integrated into students' experiences and the College's culture.

For a complete job description, please click here.

Qualified applicants should complete the BSC application and send a letter of interest and resumeto: humanresources@bsc.edu

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


Textbook Buyer

Birmingham-Southern College currently has an opening for a Textbook Buyer in the Campus Bookstore. This position is responsible for the planning, organizing, and purchasing within the book department in an efficient and effective manner. The Textbook Buyer also conducts all receiving, invoicing, stocking and returns of books. Additional responsibilities include assisting in bookstore inventory, packing and shipping online orders and coordinating textbook communications to faculty, students and publishers. Cashiering duties are also required as needed.

Qualified candidates will have strong communication, computer and math skills. A High school diploma or equivalent is required and two years of experience in a college textbook department is preferred. Must be able to lift 60 pounds and occasional weekend work will be required.

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