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Administrative Assistant - Honors/ Teacher Education

SUMMARY – Divided Position

This position will be divided equally between two departments: Teacher Education and Honors.  Each department will contribute fifty percent of position wages and each will receive twenty weekly hours.  Each department will provide physical office space, equipment and supplies to support the position.  The Administrative Assistant keeps department records, relieves Department Head of clerical and administrative work, and manages the offices by performing the following duties:

 

SUMMARY – Teacher Education

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUMMARY – Honors Program

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

POSITION INFORMATION:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES.  This is a non-supervisory position.

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.  High School diploma or GED required.  One-year certificate in secretarial/office management from accredited college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS.  Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write 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.  General accounting skills preferred.

  

REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to define problems, 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.

  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.  None required.

  

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES.  Ability to effectively communicate orally (in person and by telephone) and in writing; ability to effectively operate a computer (Microsoft Word, Excel and Access skills required); ability to use (or quickly learn) the Purchase Order, Student Data and other software systems; ability to multi-task, yet maintain close attention to detail and timeliness of work production; ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality; and ability to work in a positive team-oriented manner with a variety of people (students, faculty, staff, administrators, and members of the public), including disgruntled individuals.

  

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.

Athletic Academic Advisor 

General Statement of Job

The Intern-Athletic Academic Advisor will provide academic support to all student-athletes including MSSU’s 13 NCAA varsity sports, spirit squads, and student-athletes that have exhausted their eligibility.  In addition, this position will oversee the hiring and scheduling of student athletic tutors, day-to-day operations of the athletic academic office, and meet with at-risk athletes on a continuous basis.    

                                                                    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

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

Work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required; or any combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations 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 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 perception, and ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, hear, and speak.

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.

 Coordinator of International Student Recruitment 

General Statement of Job

The Coordinator for International Student Recruitment recruits international students by travel and other means. Maintains communication with international students from the point of initial contact through enrollment.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor’s degree as well as extensive knowledge of the processes for international student recruitment, admission, and study VISA processes is required; master’s degree and knowledge of the processes for international student employment status is preferred.

Minimum of three years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Dean of Student Success and Support

General Statement of Job

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Dean of Student Success and Support is a senior-level administrative position in the Division of Student Affairs and is responsible for the administration, planning, supervision, and financial management of the following departments and/or programs: Advising, Counseling, and Testing; New Student Orientation; First-Year Experience; Career Services; Student Success Center; and Disability Services.

The Dean of Student Success and Support is responsible for the coordination of university efforts to promote student success, retention, and degree completion.  The Dean of Student Success will work with all administrative areas of the University to develop collaborative efforts to accomplish student success, retention, and completion goals for the various student populations.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Master’s degree required (doctorate preferred) from a regionally accredited university, in Education, Educational Administration, Higher Education Law, Educational Leadership, University Personnel Administration, or a related field.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

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 the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 use a computer keyboard, and talk or hear including the use of a telephone. The employee is frequently 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 includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate with frequent occasions of multiple conversations in process.

Director Emergency Medical Services 

General Statement of Job

The Director of Emergency Medical Services is a 12 month position that provides oversight to the general operations of the Emergency Medical programs, including First Responder, EMT and Paramedic.  Must have qualifications that comply with the Bureau of EMS for the State of Missouri.  A Bachelor's degree is required.  Three years of teaching and clinical experience required and administrative experience is preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES

 The Director of Emergency Medical Services has responsibilities appropriate to ranked faculty status as specified in the Faculty Handbook.  In addition, the Director of Emergency Medical Services has the following additional responsibilities in collaboration with the Dean of Health Sciences:

  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.  Bachelor’s degree with a current Missouri Paramedic license and current National Registry of EMT – Paramedic certificate.  Or eligible for licensure in Missouri, maintained clinical Paramedic practice expertise, and certification in appropriate Paramedic specialty areas including but not restricted to: ACLS, PALS, PHTLS or BTLS.  Established record of teaching, scholarship, and community service in Para-medicine.  Experienced in teaching in a variety of formats including on-line preferred.

 LANGUAGE SKILLS.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional paramedic literature, including journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Ability to participate in grant writing.

 MATHEMATICAL SKILLS.   Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.  Missouri Paramedic licensure or eligibility for licensure.  Certification in National Registry of EMT-Paramedic.

 OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to work effectively with computers and other forms of advanced technologies utilized in providing high quality instruction and the understanding and successful use of learning.  Knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher). Knowledge of (or the ability to quickly learn) Blackboard, and other needed computer applications.

 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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk for periods of 12 hours, reach with hands and arms, and talk to hear (including the use of a stethoscope).  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, bend, or crouch; and smell.  The employee must frequently lift, push, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds or more.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  

 Sufficient psychosocial skills, emotional stability, and sensitivity to maintain a cooperative relationship with other health care professionals and clients are required.

 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 paramedic and EMT faculty work with a variety of electrical equipment that places them at risk for electrical shock.  The faculty are in clinical environments exposing them to airborne particles, caustic and toxic chemicals and drugs, along with diseases, bacteria, viruses and possible radiation exposure.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

 

 Early Childhood Teacher

General Statement of Job

The Early Childhood Teacher oversees and instructs students in a classroom setting. This position utilizes innovative and effective teaching methods to enhance the knowledge and skills of students in the class.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  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 required 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.

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: 

Part - Time Administrative Assistant - Department of Nursing 

SUMMARY

Keeps official department records and relieves department head, faculty and/or staff members of clerical and administrative work by performing the following duties.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES.  This position is responsible for recruiting, training and supervising of student workers. 

 

 

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.  High School diploma or GED required.  One year certificate in secretarial/office management from accredited college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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 define problems, collect date, 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.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.  None required.

 

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES.  Ability to effectively communicate orally (in person and by telephone) and in writing; ability to effectively operate a computer (prefer Microsoft Word, Excel,  Access, e-mail and internet skills); ability to use (or quickly learn) the Purchase Order, Student Data and other software systems; ability to effectively use a variety of office machines (such as adding machines, fax, multi-line telephones, etc.); ability to multi-task, yet maintain close attention to detail and timeliness of work production; ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality; and ability to work in a positive team-oriented manner with a variety of people (students, faculty, staff, administrators, and members of the public).

 

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.

 

Part Time Custodian

SUMMARY   

Keeps University buildings in a clean and orderly condition, supports Special Event activities, and performs other assigned duties to support the operations of the Physical Plant and the University community by performing the following duties.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES.  This is a non-supervisory position. 

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.  High school graduate or GED preferred.  Previous experience in custodial or housekeeping services preferred.  Prior experience with vacuum cleaners, buffers, burnishers, wet/dry vacuums and other equipment a plus.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS.  Ability to read procedure manuals, work orders, equipment operating instructions and general correspondence (ie: memos, letters, etc.).  Ability to effectively communicate with staff, students, administration and visitors.   Ability to read and accurately complete maintenance requests, time sheets, supply requests, etc.

   

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS.  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

 

 REASONING ABILITY.  Ability to apply commons sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS.  None required

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES.  Ability to effectively work both individually and as a member of a team in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.  Possess good problem-solving skills and sound judgment.  Ability to understand and apply University and Departmental policies and procedures.

 

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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and work on his or her feet for several hours at a time; bend, stoop, climb ladder/stairs and lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.  The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear including the use of telephone and 2 way radio; and work overhead, using a ladder.

 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 essential functions.

 Typically the employee works indoors, in classroom, business office and athletic facility environments with a moderate noise level.  Occasionally the employee will be required to work outside the building in inclement weather cleaning entrances, shoveling snow, hauling trash or washing windows.

 

Programmer

General Statement of Job

The  Programmer analyzes user requirements, procedures, and problems to create new software or to improve the existing computer systems.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Two plus years progressive related experience and/or training required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Requires the ability to use the computer programming languages of PL/SQL, SQL, Groovy, Grails, Java, C#, ASP.net and others. 
Use GIT version control to maintain source code.
Experience with the development and support of database driven applications.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
Requires strong analytical, problem-solving and collaborative skills
Requires proficiency in writing program narratives and understanding coding techniques, testing strategies, and application implementation.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
Ability to effectively present information to administrators, faculty and staff.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to work in a positive team-oriented manner with a variety of people (students, faculty, administrators, staff, vendors and members of the public).
Requires the ability to use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.
Requires the ability to use computers for data entry.
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 frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel (including the use of a computer keyboard); and talk or hear (including the use of a telephone). The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 Research Analyst

General Statement of Job

 Under the leadership of the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the research analyst supports the acquisition, analysis, and dissemination of institutional, program, and course-level data that are used for external and internal reporting, evaluation, assessment, strategic planning, and budgeting.

 Essential Duties

Education

Bachelor’s degree with preference for a social science discipline such as experimental psychology, a computer science degree, or management information systems degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data

Proficiency with MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel; Survey Monkey

Experience with data analysis tools and survey platforms such as Qualtrics, IRBnet, data warehousing, SQL, SPSS, R, Banner is preferred

Experience managing websites a plus

Experience with relational databases a plus

Experience with data visualization, dashboards, business intelligence, and visual analytics a plus

Strong analytical skills

Personal Characteristics

Ensures integrity of data collection, analysis, and reporting

Attention to detail

Ability to work as a team player across organizational lines

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Sound judgment and organizational awareness

Confidentiality of institutional information

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to meet critical deadlines

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with members of the campus community to provide meaningful data and insights related to and resulting from survey administration and other data sources

 

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