Employment Opportunities at Northwest

 

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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.

Affirmative Action 
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 and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, e-mail address jhorton@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).



Workforce Trainers Application Pool Only

Position Title: Workforce Trainers (Pool Only) Position Location: Pool Full or Part Time: Part Time (Adjunct)   Position Summary Information This announcement is to retain a pool of qualified applicants. Submission of an application and our acceptance thereof does not indicate that there are positions open, and in no way obligates Northwest Mississippi Community College. Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Workforce Solutions and Career-Technical Education Division is looking for a pool of part-time Workforce Trainer(s) to teach Forklift Operations classes on-site at various manufacturing and distribution centers throughout Desoto County.  The candidate should have extensive forklift operation experience and knowledge of OSHA General Industry Standards regarding safe operation (29 CFR 1910.178: Powered industrial trucks). Prefer candidates with OSHA 10-Hour or 30-Hour General Industry credential. The candidate should have either successfully completed a Forklift Train-the-Trainer course or be prepared to complete one prior to starting. The position is part-time, meaning training hours will vary throughout the year, and is contingent on project funding approval from the Mississippi Community College Board. Job responsibilities:

  • Provide quality, hands-on, equipment specific instruction for any/all of the following types:
    • Sit Down
    • Reach
    • Order Picker
    • Dock Stocker
    • Swing Reach
  • Maintain a clean and safe training environment
  • Ensure proper safety requirements are taught extensively and supervises all training experiences
  • Checks, maintains, and reports as required the accurate attendance and absences for each trainee
  • Develops and maintains the progress of each trainee in the program
  • Completes enrollment and follow-up reports
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by Associate Dean of Workforce Solutions & Manufacturing Programs
For more information please contact:

Contact Name: Jay Treadway

Contact Title: Olive Branch Campus Director/Workforce Solutions Coordinator

Contact Phone: 662-996-1927

Contact Email: jtreadway@northwestms.edu

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Part-time Library Assistant (Evening School)-Oxford Campus - Deadline for Application: October 9, 2019

Position:  Part-time Library Assistant Qualifications: Minimum two-year college degree, four-year degree preferred. Priority given to candidate with library experience and/or computer skills. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office, Canvas and other library software. Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude required. Reports to: Dean of Lafayette-Yalobusha Center and Head Librarian for Oxford Center Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent support services to students, staff, faculty and visitors
  • Circulation Duties-circulate, maintain and shelve library materials
  • Reference and Public Service Duties- Assist students in use of reference databases, catalog and library materials. Answer questions regarding use of computers, computer programs and library resources.
  • Acquisition Duties- Assist in processing of new materials.
  • Technical Duties- Assist in conducting inventory of library resources. Supervise the proper and legal usage of computers and other lab equipment.
  • Perform closing duties as assigned by Librarian.
  • Maintain good public relations with staff, students, and faculty.
  • Other Duties- as assigned by librarians and administration.
  • Conform to school policy as stated in the Policies and Procedures Manual.
Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The employee may be required to climb ladders or step stools, stoop, bend, kneel, reach push or pull loaded book carts, lift and carry stacks of books, or move boxes of material of considerable weight from one location to another. Must be able to lift 35 pounds Terms of Employment: 12 months Mon.-Thurs. 4:00-9:00 (Hours may vary) POSTED:  September 9, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: October 9, 2019 

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Turf and Horticulture Technician - Deadline for Application: Open until Filled

POSITION:  Turf and Horticulture Technician QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, continuously walk, stand, bend, squat, and sit
  • Must be able to work in all outdoor conditions including high pollen, dust, or any other natural outdoor air quality, rain, heat, cold, etc.
  • Experience and working knowledge in turf and horticultural plant management
  • Preferred degree in horticulture related field OR 5 years’ work experience in Landscape, Grounds Maintenance or Horticulture Field
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Pruning of all shrubs and trees on a seasonally adjusted schedule
  2. Inspection of landscape areas daily for pest presence, water and nutrients needs and general health conditions and report conditions to Supervisor of Grounds
  3. Weeding, bed cleaning, deadheading, mulching, and application of fertilizer, soil amendments and compost
  4. Work on seasonal lawn projects including sod installation, drainage projects, and winter prep for turf.
  5. Assist grounds maintenance crews with weed eating, mowing, and blowing of all lawn areas
  6. Work conditions are outside in all four seasonal weather conditions.
  7. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  8. Attend continuing education classes and seminars in horticultural and turf management.  Participate in daily crew meetings.  Maintain accurate daily work project logs weekly.  Attend safety meetings.
  9. Respond to inclement weather events, possibly at times when campus is closed.
  10. Any and all other duties as assigned by the Grounds and Landscaping Supervisor, Assistant Director, and/ or Director of the Physical Plant.
POSTED:  August 19, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Open until Filled

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Career-Technical Counselor -Oxford Campus - Deadline for Applications: Open until Filled

**Emergency Posting** POSITION:   Career-Technical Counselor QUALIFICATIONS:  Career and Technical Education Counselor: Each full-time and part-time Career and Technical Education Counselor must possess: A Master’s degree and a minimum of two years of teaching and or related work experience in areas such as employment counseling, academic counseling or human relations; five or more experience is preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide individual and group counseling to students on personal needs and career goals; assist career-technical instructors with enrollment, retention, and standardized testing; assist in tracking students throughout the career-technical curricula including completion and placement through documents required by the State Department of Education and the State Board of Community and Junior Colleges; other duties as required. POSTED:  August 9, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Open until Filled

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CUSTODIAN, FULL TIME - Deadline for Application: Open until filled

POSTING:  CUSTODIAN, FULL TIME QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 30 pounds
  • Must be able to work from 4ft step ladder, continuously walk, climb stairs, stand, bend, and squat
  • Must be able to perform limited high work requiring stretching and reaching above head and shoulders
  • Minimum 1 year experience and working knowledge with janitorial equipment and supplies
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Efficiently perform basic housekeeping duties, including but not limited to:
    1. Sweep and mop floors
    2. Vacuums carpet and upholstery
    3. Dust and polish furniture, shelving, etc.
    4. Empty and clean trash containers, dispose of trash in a sanitary manner
    5. Clean, sanitize, and restock bathroom facilities
    6. Clean kitchen/ breakroom areas
    7. Wipes down glass surfaces.
    8. Clean entry doors and all windows inside and outside.
    9. Dry clean building porches and entrances.
    10. All other duties as assigned.
  2. Respond to calls for custodial problems, such as spills, special needs, etc.
  3. Appropriately use and dispense janitorial chemicals as needed
  4. Contribute to overall custodial team efforts in a professional manner.  Position is customer focused and requires verbal communication.
  5. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  6. Participate in daily team meetings.  Attend safety meetings.
  7. Available to respond to housekeeping needs during after hour emergencies and inclement weather events.
  8. Report directly to Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor of Custodial Services
  9. Any and all other duties as assigned by Assistant Supervisor/ Supervisor of Custodial Services and/ or Director or/ Assistant Director of Physical Plant
POSTED:  June 26, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

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Customer Services Advisor -WIN Job Center -Batesville, MS -Deadline for Application: Open until filled

Position: Customer Services Advisor Reports to: WIOA Programs Manager Location: Batesville WIN Job Center, Batesville, Mississippi Minimum Qualifications:  Minimum Associate’s Degree is preferred; relative work experience required; excellent oral and written communication is required.  Proficiency in telephone courtesy and knowledge and ability to explain all program functions. Must have strong computer skills. Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Greet, assist, and/or direct customers to appropriate service provider/partner
  • Answer telephones and route calls accordingly
  • Responsible for learning internal and external partners’ and community-based programs and services to appropriately assess customers’ needs and make referrals
  • Evaluate customers’ needs and refer to appropriate staff for service
  • Assist customers with resource room computers and equipment
  • Assist customers with registration, profile updates, job searches, and self-referrals in MS Works/OESS
  • Assist staff with data entry, enrollment, services, follow-up activities, etc.
  • Maintain daily traffic logs and submits reports as required
  • Prepare the resource room for the day (starting computers, updating resource room materials, keep the area tidy, maintain and order supplies, etc.)
  • Maintain current information on services that are available
  • Register customers for assessments and/or classes
  • Order office supplies
  • Pick up and distribute mail/packages
  • Other duties as assigned
POSTED: July 19, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Open until filled

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Adjunct Economics Instructor – Evening Classes - DeSoto Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Adjunct Economics Instructor – Evening Classes QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Economics or Masters Degree in another area with 18 graduate hours of Economics required; college teaching experience in Economics preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teach classes in Macro- and Micro-Economics courses as assigned; assume other academic duties as assigned. POSTED:  February 13, 2019 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: To Be Determined

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Landscape Laborer – Full time and Seasonal Part Time - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Landscape Laborer –  Full time and Seasonal Part Time QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, continuously walk, stand, bend, squat, and sit
  • Must be able to work in conditions of high pollen, dust, or any other natural outdoor air quality
  • Experience and working knowledge with weed eaters, blowers, lawn clean-up equipment
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  1. Weed eating, mowing, and blowing of all lawn areas
  2. Work on seasonal lawn projects including sod installation, bed weeding, mulching, digging, planting, campus wide clean up, drainage projects, and winter prep for turf.
  3. Work conditions are outside in all seasonal weather conditions.
  4. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  5. Participate in daily crew meetings.  Attend safety meetings.
  6. Respond to inclement weather events, possibly at times when campus is closed.
  7. Any and all other duties in the areas of the physical plant construction, maintenance, grounds, etc. as assigned by the Grounds and Landscaping Supervisor, Assistant Director, and/ or Director of the Physical Plant.
POSTED:  May 21, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  Immediate

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