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Advancement Database Coordinator

General Statement of Job

The Advancement Data Analyst will manage the implementation, operation, function and organization of the Advancement module for University Development, Foundation, and Alumni Relations, related to utilization of the University’s Banner database. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university plus at least 1 year of paid experience working with Oracle or another database program writing SQL statements required.

A good working knowledge of accounting and business practices is preferred.

Employment experience in higher education and/or development setting 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 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include color and texture perception, as well as the 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 Project Stay

General Statement of Job

The TRIO Student Support Services Director oversees all project activities and serves as an academic skills resource and advisor to program participants.  The program serves first-generation, limited-income, and disabled students.  This position ensures that the program follows all established University policies and procedures. The Director of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) Grant (know at MSSU as Project Stay) is responsible for the organization, planning, implementation, continuous review, and analysis of the College’s TRIO SSS Grant. The Director provides academic leadership, serves as an integral member of the College and Campus administrative teams, and reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Education, Experience, and Licenses

Master’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Preferred field of study is Educational Administration, Counseling, Educational Leadership, or a related field.

Two to three years experience in education, counseling, program management or administration is 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 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 finger, handle, feel or 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.

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.

ETS Outreach Specialist

General Statement of Job

The Outreach Specialist acts as a support and resource to students (and parents) interested in attending college after graduation from high school. This position performs recruiting, advisement and counseling services to students interested in attending a post-secondary institution.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Outreach Specialists use discretion and independent judgment when deciding the proper course of action for students struggling with family problems, homelessness, drug and alcohol abuse, poor school performance, and truancy; are used regularly to create monthly lessons tailored to the needs of the students with whom they work; are utilized when applying and teaching the knowledge gained from books and articles related to education and learning; are used when counseling students on issues related to career choices, college selection, high school coursework selection, and financial aid options; are used when choosing colleges and academic departments to visit as well as faculty and staff to meet with to provide detailed information to students; are used when student emergencies arise during travel; are used regularly when choosing to attend trainings that will directly relate to the departmental work students.

Outreach Specialists are required to use their independent discretion to determine which target schools to visit, which to omit, how frequently to make visits, and what other outreach, recruiting and marketing activities should be utilized for their particular schools and geographic areas. They are responsible for contacting the school principal and/or counselor to schedule all visits and activities.

Outreach Specialists are required to use their independent discretion to assess the academic needs of their students and to recruit, train and supervise all tutors and workshop presenters. 

Outreach Specialists are required to provide education and counseling services, related to financial literacy, for students and parents.

Outreach Specialists review all applicant files, from their target schools, and make an acceptance/rejection decision regarding those applicants.

Education, Experience, and Licenses

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

Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is 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 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.

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.

 

Custodian

SUMMARY   

KeepsUniversity 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

 

Veteran Services Coordinator

General Statement of Job

The Veteran Services Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for military service members, veterans and their dependents at the University. This position will advocate for, provide, and coordinate the necessary support services for the successful operation of the MSSU Veteran Services Office. The Veteran Services Coordinator is the primary Veteran Certifying Official for MSSU and has the responsibility to monitor, document, and report student progress to Veterans Affairs. Coordinator will serve as an advisor and advocate to military service members, veterans and their dependents; refer veteran students to external organizations and agencies; track and monitor students' progress; act as liaison between students, faculty, and administrators; coordinate program evaluation; and participate in University activities aimed at improving the campus climate for veteran students. This will include veteran-friendly services and an increased awareness on campus to the educational challenges and needs of veteran students. Authorizes benefits payments, interprets regulations related to veterans’ educational benefits, and educates and instructs veterans, eligible dependents, survivors and reservists regarding their rights and eligibility for the various state and federal programs, policies and procedures. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Education, Experience, and Licenses

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

Demonstrated relevant higher education experience (2-3 years), and knowledge of veterans or federal financial aid programs preferred. Previous military service or experience preferred.

Registration as Certifying Official with Department of Veterans Affairs required upon hire.

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, feel or use a computer keyboard; and talk or hear (including the use of a telephone). The employee is occasionally required to stand and 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, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the 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.

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