Employment Opportunities at Northwest



INSTRUCTIONS: copy and complete the application; attach a resume; have two letters of recommendation written and have official transcripts sent to the address on the back of the application. You may call 662-562-3211 with questions.

Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address gbeard@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address gtmosley@northwestms.edu; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Vice President for Student Services, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3997, e-mail address dsmith@northwestms.edu.

Safety Statement
The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin (www.northwestms.edu/bulletin) or on the Northwest website (http://www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=989) and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office (662-562-3314). The Annual Security Report is published in compliance with all applicable federal laws regarding campus safety and security.

Food Service/Maintenance – Part-Time afternoon shift - Deadline For Application: To be determined

POSITION –Food Service/Maintenance – Part-Time afternoon shift (Sunday 11:30am – 6:30pm and Monday – Thursday 3:00pm – 7:30pm) QUALIFICATIONS - NWCC is seeking an energetic person with a high school diploma or equivalent with a passion for cleaning and organization.  Job requires lots of movement, careful use of mild chemicals, and heavy lifting (50lbs). RESPONSIBILITIES – Stocking, deep cleaning, kitchen equipment upkeep, ware washing and organizing in kitchen and cafeteria.  Help anywhere needed. POSTEDMarch 19, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:   To be determined STARTING DATE:   To be determined

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**Internal Posting** - Job/Employability Coach - Marshall County Win Job Center - Deadline For Application: March 26, 2018

POSITION: **Internal Posting**  Job/Employability Coach - Marshall County Win Job Center (Byhalia, MS) QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university.
  2. Minimum of three years of experience in a related field.
  3. Must be able to effectively communicate both written and orally.
  4. Must have the ability to interview, analyze, and counsel individuals.
  5. Experience working with community based organizations and/or other needs based programs preferred.
  6. Experience with resume and interviews preferred.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION The Job/Employability Coach is a new, grant funded position, created to provide a broad array of individual and small group career coaching services to WIN Job Center customers, WIOA participants, and credit/noncredit students.  The position is dependent on the success of the project and continued funding of the grant. RESPONSIBILITIES:  
  1. Develop, modify, and schedule professionalism modules.
  2. Provide classroom instruction (including career-technical programs and workforce pre-employment classes).
  3. Work with participants on an individual basis to provide guidance in resume development and interviewing techniques.
  4.  Provide a broad array of individual and small group career coaching services to participants, including remediation activities.
  5.  Assist participants with Mississippi Works registration and other online job search applications.
  6.  Coordinate with WIN Center staff, Families First for MS staff, the college’s employer partnership coordinator and other partner agencies to schedule job recruiting events.
  7.  Connect participants with resources to overcome employment barriers.
  8. Work with WIOA staff and employers to place participants in internships.
  9.  Follow up with employers of interns and past graduates to identify deficiencies in their professionalism and to improve training services.
  10. Coordinate with the college’s WIOA staff, employer partnership coordinator and workforce development staff to develop/continue partnerships with business and industry.
  11. Keep records and documentation on each participant served.
  12. Prepare and submit appropriate reports.
  13. Oversee data collection and use data to improve services.
  14. Work with partners: to include the other divisions of NWCC, the Mississippi Community College Board, WIN Job Centers, employers, and others to establish mutually beneficial relationships to achieve maximum coordination of services to the participant/student.
  15. Manage program budget and maintain control.
  16. Participate in meetings and professional development activities.
  17. Perform other duties as assigned by the director.
  POSTED: March 19, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  March 26, 2018 STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined    

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Office Manager, Workforce Development and Community Services (Senatobia Campus) - Deadline for Application: April 2, 2018

POSITION:  Office Manager, Workforce Development and Community Services (Senatobia Campus) QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have a high school diploma, Associate’s Degree is preferred. Must have strong bookkeeping and budgeting skills. Must possess intermediate or higher proficiency with Microsoft Excel, with the ability to enter data into spreadsheets and track multiple accounts and funding sources.  Must be well organized with extensive knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems, such as word processing (Microsoft Word), managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be service oriented, able to meet and interact with the public in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner, and conduct work in office with little supervision. Prefer candidates with experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Student Information System (SIS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and/or database user interface/query software platforms. Experience managing and maintaining organizational social media accounts preferred as well. RESPONSIBILITIES: (Financial) Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data or keeping other records concerning costs of goods or services, for the Workforce Development and Community Services (Workforce, Adult Education and Continuing Education) division by doing the following:

  • Prepare and oversee multiple budgets
  • Comply with federal, state, and college policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Perform financial calculations, such as amounts due and balances
  • Set-up and maintain financial records, log of expenses/revenue and prepare reports
  • Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered
  • Access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts
  • Collect/receive payments and fees, in the form of cash, checks, and money orders, and record and prepare for deposit
  • Document and reconcile monthly credit card statement, as well as other expenditures, with business office
  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors
  • Resolve, reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records
  • As directed by supervisor, submit workforce projects, modifications, and reimbursements to Mississippi Community College Board
(Office management) Perform day-to-day administrative tasks and general office duties for the division including:
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records, and support documents, of office activities
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, and database systems
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take messages, and address complaints
  • Type, format, proofread, process, and edit correspondence and other documents
  • Open, sort, and route incoming mail and prepare outgoing mail
  • Complete work schedules, manage calendars, and arrange appointments
  • Register participants for noncredit classes
  • Purchase office and related supplies
  • Set up/manage/maintain department’s social media accounts under direction of supervisor
  • And assist with other duties as assigned by supervisor or their designee
 POSTED:  March 19, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  April 2, 2018 STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined  

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Purchasing Agent - Senatobia Campus – Deadline for Application: April 2, 2018


  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experienced with compliance of purchasing laws and policies of a state agency in Mississippi is preferred.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Should be familiar with basic accounting transactions.
  • Basic knowledge of general ledger structure.
  1. Prepare purchase orders and data entry with accuracy.
  2. Must communicate efficiently and effectively with employees system wide as well as vendors.
  3. Maintain organized filing of purchase requisitions and purchase orders.
  4. Provide college wide support regarding purchasing policies and state purchasing laws.
  5. Maintain procurement card program including auditing and reconciling monthly statements.
  6. Provide college wide support regarding departmental budgets.
  7. Facilitate the college’s bid committee.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.
 POSTED:  March 19, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  April 2, 2018 STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined

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Northwest Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the following position:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master's Degree, a Doctorate Degree is preferred.  Teaching and administrative experience is required.   College level is preferred. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The President is responsible for the overall operation of the college, including implementing and maintaining policies determined by the Board of Trustees. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  All applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2018. HOW TO APPLY:  All interested and qualified persons may apply for this position by submitting a letter of interest, detailed resume and official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.  Interested parties should submit an application packet in an envelope marked “Personal and Confidential” to Board of Trustees, Northwest Mississippi Community College, 100 Commodore Drive, Oxford, MS  38655.  Information may be requested by calling Carol Peterson at 662-562-3227. All applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2018Incomplete application packets will not be considered.  Electronic applications will not be accepted.      

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Facility Compliance Coordinator -Senatobia Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined


  • Maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in design, construction, and/or contract administration of commercial buildings.
  • Experienced with compliance, interpretation, and implementation of ADA and ABAAG laws and regulations, IBC, and Life Safety Codes.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in either:
    • Interior Design from CIDA accredited school
      • NCIDQ Certification considered a plus
    • Architecture from NAAB accredited school
    • Construction Management, or related field
  • Skilled and proficient in the production of CAD drawings using REVIT.
  1. Provide college wide support concerning Code compliance by reviewing or consulting with the appropriate professionals in order to render advice on issues with ADA, Life Safety or IBC.
  2. Coordinate purchases of supplies and sub-contract services for minor construction, interior finishes, furniture, and supplies as related to construction projects. Acquisitions include following purchasing laws and policies, requisitions for Purchase Orders and credit card procedures. Maintain invoices and organized files of purchases and contracts.
  3. Prepare drawings and support for in-house Building Construction and Maintenance.
  4. Prepare designs and shop drawings for cabinet shop and select finishes.
  5. Maintain inventory of paper and electronic construction documents for all campus owned facilities.
  6. Maintain inventory of paper and electronic Master Key plans.
  7. Maintain inventory of sample library and coordinate finish selections for all projects.
  8. Provide college wide support with furniture and finish selections.
  9. Support Director of Physical Plant with bid document review and construction/ contract administration.
  10. Design, implement and coordinate special projects as assigned.
  11. Performs all other duties as requested by the Director of Physical Plant.
 POSTED:  October 13, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined

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Physical Therapy Assistant Program Director– Senatobia Campus - Deadline for Application: To be determined

POSITION:  Physical Therapy Assistant Program Director– Senatobia Campus QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree or higher with current PT or PTA license with a minimum 5 years, full-time, post licensure experience that includes a minimum of three years of full-time clinical experience
  • Didactic and/or clinical teaching experience
  • Administration/management experience
  • Experience in educational theory and methodology, instructional design, student evaluation and outcome assessment, including the equivalent of nine academic semester credits of coursework in educational foundations
RESPONSIBILITIES: Northwest is seeking the founding director for the new Physical Therapist Assistant program at the college. Responsibilities include:
  • Develop the program curriculum
  • Equip a newly constructed state-of-the-art lab
  • Meet all the requirements for CAPTE accreditation
  • Develop policies and procedures
  • Record keeping
  • Recruit students, instructors, and other personnel for the program
  • Establish and implement program/course policies
  • Prepare budget annually for all program areas
  • Monitor curriculum and suggest changes as necessary
  • Maintain liaison with key personnel at all clinical affiliates
  • Develop courses in partnership with instructors and strategic partners
  • Teach classes as needed
  • Continue professional development (post-professional course work)
  • Perform any other professional duties as assigned
 POSTED: September 25, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To be determined STARTING DATE:  To be determined  

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