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Certification Officer

The Certification Officer for the Teacher Education Program is responsible for organizing and supervising the Teacher Certification office functions and for recording and tracking the progress of each student who is working toward teacher certification at the College.

The Certification Officer will assist students and teachers who seek certification and re-certification by evaluating transcript of graduates, preparing material for student and faculty advising, conducting information sessions and seminars for students interested in certification,  completing and submitting certification applications to ALSDE, and generating reports for state and national accrediting agencies.  This position will also handle general office responsibilities for the Education Department including mail and telephone communication, preparing department newsletter, preparing course evaluation packets, and managing purchases/expenses for the department. A full job description can be viewed here.

Bachelor's degree in education is required. Teaching experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will be skilled in database management specifically in the area of biographical and financial database management. Excellent organizational and communication skills as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks are required to be successful in this position. The candidate must also be proficient in spreadsheet and word processing applications, especially Microsoft Office applications. Some travel is required to attend seminars/conferences.

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

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

Coordinator, International Student Services

Birmingham-Southern College is seeking a Coordinator of International Student Services to join the department of Student Development. The Coordinator of International Student Services provides support for programs and services offered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, with a primary and comprehensive focus on international and exchange students and scholars at the College. This position serves the institution as both a U.S. government DSO (Designated School Official) and ARO (Alternate Responsible Officer), and thus guides the interpretation and application of relevant immigration laws and regulations. Responsibilities include addressing the unique academic, cultural and social needs of international students; ensuring institutional compliance with DHS (US Department of Homeland Security) and DOS (US Department of State) regulations in order to main the college's ability to enroll nonimmigrant students; advising degree-seeking (F-1) and exchange (J-1) students. To view the full job description, please click here.  Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.

Bachelor's degree, plus a minimum of 2-3 years of job-related work experience required.  Basic knowledge of current SEVIS reporting requirements, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to international students in F-1 and J-1 status, along with the ability to maintain knowledge of changing regulations and requirements in these areas is required.  Experience with and/or knowledge of student activities, program planning and event management preferred. Familiarity with online content review and management a plus.  Must meet Department of Homeland Security requirements for Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer.  Attention to detail and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required.  Must have experience working with different cultural groups and sensitivity to cultural diversity. Exceptional oral and written communications skills are essential.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest with three professional references and resume to  BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act. 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:

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

Instructional Designer

Birmingham-Southern College currently has an opening for an Instructional Designer. The role of the Instructional Designer is to provide consultation and support services in instructional design, strategies, assessment, technology, and blended learning for faculty. 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 Designer will consult with faculty on instructional design in order to 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. 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.  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. Demonstrated effectiveness in consulting with faculty to assess learning needs and recommend high-impact learning solutions and curricula. 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 design, education, computer science, media, instructional technology, or related field and two years instructional design and development experience is required.

A Master's degree in instructional design, education, computer science, media, instructional technology, 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:

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

Student Accounts Assistant - Cashier

Birmingham-Southern College has an opening for a Student Accounts Assistant - Cashier. Responsibilities include overall general cashier operations, student accounts receivables, and maintaining Title IV Authorization, Campus Partners Perkins Loan maintenance, and parking decal databases. Must maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and general public.  

High school diploma required. Some college preferred. Two or more years' experience in cash handling, account reconciliation, banking, higher education and/or customer service. Must be detail oriented, possess strong ethical values,  ten-key calculator proficient, knowledge of multiple data systems and Microsoft Office products, modern office practice skills, demonstrate a positive and professional approach and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Qualified applicants should submit an Application for Employment, resume, and contact information for three professional references to: BSC complies with the Child Protection Act.  EOE.