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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: 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.


Counselor

Birmingham-Southern College has an immediate opening for a Counselor. The Counselor provides direct treatment and short-term therapy to currently enrolled 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. 

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. 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.

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.


Director of Admission

Birmingham-Southern College currently has an opening for a Director of Admission.  The College seeks a collaborative professional with energetic and creative vision, wishing to utilize their strong leadership skills to direct the recruitment effort of a dynamic Admission team.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in recruitment and a minimum of four years of progressive experience in an admission office.  

Superior communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, competency in analyzing recruitment-related data, ability to assess activities as part of a strategic recruitment process, an understanding of the innovative uses of technology in recruitment, and experience working in the liberal arts are required. 

The successful candidate should have the ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution.

Periods of intensive travel, including weekends and evenings 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.  EOE.

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.

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 www.bsc.edu.

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 jkensmoe@bsc.edu .

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.