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Academic Skills Specialist

General Statement of Job

The Academic Skills Specialist provides leadership and vision for a comprehensive program of academic and learning support services to assist students in developing skills, strategies and habits that will enable them to become independent, active learners and to assist in their preparation for academic success.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Master’s degree in education, educational psychology, curriculum and instruction, higher education administration, or a related field.  Three (3) years experience in higher education administration with progressive responsibilities.  Experience providing academic support to students in a college-level setting; experience in college-level teaching, presenting workshops, and academic advising; supervisory experience; experience in the fields of tutoring, learning assistance, tutor certification and/or other related student learning/development programs at a university; experience in academic and student support programs and initiatives;  and excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a computer keyboard and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds usually in the form of bundles of publications and materials for university fairs and high school visits. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Director Career Services

General Statement of Job

The Director of Career Services provides leadership and direction for a comprehensive career planning facility with a mission to empower students and alumni to develop self-assessment and job-search competencies, to successfully link with employers, and to learn how to actively manage their own career development in a global job market.  The director works collaboratively with students, alumni, faculty, staff, and business representatives to identify and deliver a variety of services and programming. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required, Master’s degree is preferred.  Candidates not possessing a master’s degree will be required to complete one within five years of employment. 

Five or more years of experience in program development, supervision and evaluation, budgeting, and business relations. The individual must be able to interact professionally with internal and external customers, possess excellent communication and reasoning skills, and demonstrate leadership competencies. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special Requirements

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Early Childhood Teacher

General Statement of Job

The Early Childhood Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and/or preschool age children; develops partnerships with parents/child’s caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in program. Lead Teacher is also responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all State and local governing contracting agencies; and works collegially with other staff members of the Child Development Center.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Responsibilities:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required.

Minimum one year experience required for this position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Teaching certification for this position is preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear including the use of a telephone. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, texture perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to smell and taste.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40 pound child.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Staff Accountant

SUMMARY

The Staff Accountant is an advanced professional accounting position within the Office of the Treasurer.  Primary responsibility includes processing and payment of all University invoices along with oversight and maintenance of accounts payable records.  Additional duties include grant reporting, monthly billings and journal entry data entry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES.  None.

QUALIFICATIONS.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE/LICENSES. 

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferred. 

Two to four years progressive related experience or training preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Must have valid Driver's License and ability to meet the university's insurance requirements for driving university vehicles.

LANGUAGE SKILLS.  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to students, faculty, staff and members of the public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to anticipate potential problems and seek proactive solutions, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to presents facts to faculty for departmental response.  Ability to deal with a variety of information presented in oral or written formats.  Ability to deal with non-verbal behavior in assisting with problem resolution.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS.   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel or use a computer keyboard; and talk or hear including the use of a telephone.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, or kneel.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate with frequent occasions of multiple conversations in process and, on occasion, some student group meetings will be conducted in close proximity. 

Assistant Football Coach

General Statement of Job

The Assistant Football Coach  assists recruitment, training, and performance of players for the varsity Football team by performing the following duties.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university required. Master's degree preferred.

Demonstrated a minimum of 1 year of successful coaching experience with Division I or II preferred.

Proven ability to lead and manage people.

Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport.

Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations.

The ability to organize and motivate the student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievement.

Proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of the institution, MIAA, and Division II athletics preferred.

Valid driver's license and ability to meet university’s insurance requirements for driving college vehicles required.

Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear including the use of a telephone. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle and feel including the use of a computer keyboard; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, smell, and taste.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. During game conditions, the noise level is often loud.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Assistant Cross Country Track and Field Coach

General Statement of Job

The Assistant Track & Field/Cross Country Coach coordinates specific components of team training such as strength training as well as coordinates training and logistics.  May also perform assigned duties within Athletics and with event management as needed.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.

3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. 

Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to meet insurance requirements for driving university vehicles.

USATF Level 1 certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear including the use of a telephone; and demonstrate track/cross-country techniques. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to attend track meets and conduct practice sessions in various outdoor weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Women's Assistant Basketball Coach

General Statement of Job

The Assistant Basketball Coach assists the Head Basketball Coach in coaching & recruiting players for the varsity Basketball team by performing the following duties.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.

Competitive background in collegiate basketball preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge of the institution, MIAA, and Division II athletics preferred. 

Experience in working with a diverse population.

Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.

Must have valid driver's license and the ability to meet insurance requirements for driving university vehicles. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear including the use of a telephone; and demonstrate softball. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to attend softball games and conduct practice sessions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Women's Assistant Volleyball Coach

  General Statement of Job

The Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach will be responsible for assisting with all phases of managing a successful volleyball program. Applicant should have strong recruiting skills and knowledge of the NCAA Division II rules and must have experience in working with a diverse population.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.

Competitive background in collegiate volleyball preferred as well as one to two years of coaching experience at the club level or above.

Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.

Must have valid driver's license and the ability to meet insurance requirements for driving university vehicles.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel including the use of a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear including the use of a telephone; and demonstrate volleyball. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to attend volleyball matches and conduct practice sessions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Dance and Cheer Assistant Coach

General Statement of Job

The required essential duties of the Assistant Athletic Coach are as follows: Coaching at practices, coaching at games, teaching athletes, tutoring, and instructing proper skills and skill development as well as working with student-athletes on a routine basis. These duties constitute 50% or more of the coaches’ responsibilities.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university required. Master's degree preferred.

Demonstrated a minimum of 1 year of successful coaching experience with Division I or II preferred.

Proven ability to lead and manage people.

Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability and success in teaching the skills and fundamentals of the sport.

Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations.

The ability to organize and motivate the student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievement.

Proven experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Experience in working with a diverse population.

Demonstrated knowledge of the institution, MIAA, and Division II athletics preferred.

Valid driver's license and ability to meet university’s insurance requirements for driving college vehicles required.

Current certification in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any countable athletically related activities as defined by the NCAA.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear including the use of a telephone. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle and feel including the use of a computer keyboard; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, smell, and taste.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. During game conditions, the noise level is often loud.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Assistant Athletic Trainers (Sports Medicine Assistants

General Statement of Job

The required essential duties of the Sports Medicine Assistant is to assist the full-time Athletic Training Staff with the daily responsibilities in the Athletic Training Room, sport coverage, educational presentations, and aid in the supervision of the student staff.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor’s Degree in related field

Graduation from an Accredited Athletic Training Program

NATABOC Athletic Trainer Certification preferred

Missouri Athletic Trainer Licensure eligible

Certification in First Aid and Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Experience in working with a diverse population.

Valid driver's license and ability to meet university’s insurance requirements for driving college vehicles required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear including the use of a telephone. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle and feel including the use of a computer keyboard; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, smell, and taste.

The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate. During game conditions, the noise level is often loud.

NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

Library Director

Definition:  The Library Director is a twelve month, tenure-track, and professional librarian position with faculty rank reporting to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs whose responsibilities include planning, administration, and oversight of all library operations.

Qualifications: 

Responsibilities:

  Revised February 2016

 

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