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.


Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in employment, programs, or provision of services. Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act is coordinated by Mr. Gerald Beard, Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, Highway 51 North, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, email gbeard@northwestms.edu .

Compliance with Title II of the Age Discrimination Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is coordinated by Mr. Gary Mosley, Vice President for Finance, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, Mississippi, 38668. Telephone number 662-562-3216, email address gtmosley@northwestms.edu .

Title IX compliance, non-discrimination policies, is coordinated by: Mr. Dan Smith, Vice President for Student Services and Chief of Staff, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3997 and 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.

Workforce Development Coordinator - Senatobia Campus - Deadline for Application: January 11, 2018

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  Workforce Development Coordinator QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor’s degree in technical or engineering area preferred. Minimum of three years’ work experience in a manufacturing/distribution environment preferred. Experience in adult training programs in industrial environment preferred. Strong analytical, organizational, oral and written communication, judgment/problem solving and human relations skills are essential. Computer skills required. RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position has the responsibility to write and manage workforce projects in order to implement training programs in business and industry. Project management to include: developing the training plan, course scheduling, implementation of training programs, equipment utilization, instructor assignment/scheduling and supervision/evaluation, payroll, budgets, financial records, monitoring and reporting. The position is responsible for the supervision of part-time instructors to include evaluations and payroll. Develop curricula for specific programs, administer assessments and train instructors in project methods and goals and evaluate each project with documentation.  Be responsible for the collection, review, and submission of all forms and reports to the proper agencies relative to the programs.  Promote and market Mississippi's Workforce Education Program to business and industry.  Assist in the selection and procurement of instructional supplies and equipment for each program.  Recommend and assist in the recruitment, screening, and hiring of adjunct Workforce Development instructors.  Work with Adult Basic Education, Career Technical Education, Continuing Education, and WIN Job Centers to enhance all programs offered by the college. Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director of Workforce Development or designee. Requires occasional travel to training locations within Northwest’s 11-county district. Must be able to work without close supervision. POSTED: December 11, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  January 11, 2018 STARTING DATE:  ASAP

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Instruction Librarian - Senatobia Campus - Deadline for Application: January 5, 2018


  1. ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library Service
  2. Other credentials as deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees and Administration
  1. Assist in developing, maintaining, and evaluating the print and electronic collections to support instructional and recreational programs.
  2. Promote interest in the library and reading through displays, book discussions, social media, e-mails, and personal reading.
  3. Instruct library users by giving and planning instruction and tours and scheduling classes.
  4. Answer in-person, telephone, e-mail, and text questions, and aid students using copy machines, computers, and printers.
  5. Assist patrons in using the online catalog and other electronic tools and resources; assist and instruct patrons in using library services, equipment, and facilities; assist patrons with checking out, renewing, and returning materials.
  6. Provide reference services to library users.
  7. Create displays to enhance the library experience and to promote use of library resources.
  8. Participate in the library’s various social media outlets.
  9. Plan, prepare, and present outreach programs for the campus community.
  10. Maintain records of all current serials.
  11. Participate in library staff and faculty development meetings.
  12. Maintain membership in professional organizations and associations. Keep abreast of new developments in the profession.  Attend professional conferences and seminars.
  13. Maintain accurate circulation records by preparing clearance and lost materials reports.
  14. Maintain good working relations with faculty, staff, students and administration.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of The Learning Resources Center or the Administration.
  16. Conform to school policy as set down in the NWCC Policies and Procedures Manual.
REPORT TO: The Director of Learning Resources POSTEDDecember 5, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONJanuary 5, 2018 SALARY & BENEFITS: Based on a 12-month contract and previous library experience. HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday) POSITION AVAILABLE: February 1, 2018

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Police Officer - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

Position: Police Officer Department: Police Reports To: Director/Chief of Police Summary As part of an assigned team, Campus Police Officers provide campus safety and law enforcement services to the College community.  The individual provides a wide range of services, including both traditional and non-traditional police services.  Officers are required to participate in crime prevention and community-oriented public safety programming.  The successful candidate must project a positive image.  Individuals enforce College regulations, local ordinances, and state laws.  The individual is a first responder to incidents, accidents, and other emergency situations and is responsible for conducting initial and follow-up investigations into significant and criminal incidents.  The individual will work under the direction of an assigned supervisor.  Overtime is mandatory.  This is an entry level, sworn campus police position. Responsibilities Patrol assigned posts or areas either on foot, bike, or in a vehicle. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service, many which are unique to a campus environment, and take action, as necessary. Conduct security inspections of College facilities and areas, reporting conditions that present a hazard to the community. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce parking and traffic regulations and laws. Conduct investigations and submit reports of infractions of rules, code of conduct and violations of state laws and local ordinances. Apprehend offenders, when appropriate. Testify in court and disciplinary proceedings, as required. Provide safety escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms and unlocking vehicles. Work operational and special event overtime assignments. Assist local police agencies as needed or directed. Other law enforcement and public safety related duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee. Knowledge (includes technical and/or professional information/skills needed to perform the job) Successful candidates will participate in various training and development programs to ensure she/he acquires the technical and professional knowledge and skills needed for success in the position. Individual must successfully complete these programs to continue employment. These programs include, but are not limited to, the following: certified police academy, field training and evaluation program, first aid/CPR certification, and others. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred Must possess valid driver’s license. Must have never been convicted of a felony or domestic violence. Successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation Must have completed an accredited Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, have completed an equivalent law enforcement training program approved by the Mississippi Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, or be able to complete the basic Police Academy course. Physical Requirements Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to remain on feet for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, pull, push, climb, balance, walk, and run; must be able to restrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including firearms, automobile, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures and loud noises. Work environment involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risk to personal safety; must be physically fit and able to defend one’s self from attack or physical assault. Special Requirements Successful candidate must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts, as required- OVERTIME is MANDATORY. POSTED: December 1, 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: To Be Determined STARTING DATE: To Be Determined  

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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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Adjunct English Instructor - Senatobia Campus - Deadline For Accepting Applications: To Be Determined.

POSITION:  Adjunct English Instructor - Senatobia Campus QUALIFICATIONS: Masters in English. At least 18 hours of English graduate level   coursework is required. RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position requires the teaching of first-year writing courses:  Intermediate English, English Comp I. Day classes POSTED: October 3, 2017 DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  TO BE DETERMINED. STARTING DATE:  January 2018

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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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