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.

Student Guide and Annual Security Report

Director of Adult Basic Education - Deadline for Application: August 24, 2016

POSITION:  Director of Adult Basic Education QUALIFICATIONS: 

  1. Bachelor's degree or above from an accredited college or university.  Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of three years of experience in a related field of management and/or administration and minimum of three years of experience in an adult education or training program.
  3. Must have budget management experience.
  4. Must possess administrative and leadership skills.
  5. Must be able to effectively communicate both written and orally.
  6. Must have the ability to interview, analyze, and counsel students and staff.
  7. Experience with the application and management of grants preferred.
  1. Manage ABE staff.
  2. Manage GED testing for NWCC’s district.
  3. Manage ABE and basic skills projects in the GCR system.
  4. Oversee staff development activities.
  5. Oversee data collection and use data to improve ABE services.
  6. Prepare and submit required reports to governing agencies.
  7. Work with partners:  to include the other divisions of NWCC, the Mississippi Community College Board, WIN Job Centers, local literacy councils, businesses, and others to establish mutually beneficial relationships to achieve maximum coordination of services to the student.
  8. Monitor all aspects of ABE programs.
  9. Develop and manage program budget and maintain control as required by governing agency.
  10. Develop and implement a public awareness program with emphasis on high visibility, public relations, and a positive program image.
  11. Participate in meetings and professional development activities.
  12. Arrange for and maintain program facilities.
  13. Organize and conduct G.E.D. graduations.
  14. Assist with the application and management of state and federal grants.
  15. Work with Career Technical Education, Continuing Education, Workforce Development, and WIN Job Centers to enhance all programs offered by the college.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Workforce Development and Manufacturing Programs.
  POSTED:  July 25, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  August 24, 2016 STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined

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Adjunct Government Instructor - Desoto Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Adjunct Government Instructor QUALIFICATIONS:  MS Degree in a Political Science RESPONSIBLIITIES:  Will teach Government Courses.  Other duties as assigned by Division Director POSTED:  July 19, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  August 2016  

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Adjunct History Instructor - Desoto Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Adjunct History Instructor - Desoto Campus QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours in history required; Master’s degree in History preferred; college teaching experience preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position requires the teaching of American History and Western Civilization courses; advising students; serving on assigned committees; and other duties as assigned. POSTED:  July 19, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  August 2016

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Police Officer - Deadline for Application: August 1, 2016

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:  July 18, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: August 1, 2016 STARTING DATE: To Be Determined  

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ABE/GED Instructor - Senatobia Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

Position:  ABE/GED Instructor Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree and basic computer skills required;  two(2) years work experience as a classroom instructor preferred; must be able to complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of approved adult education staff development yearly. Responsibilities:  Responsible for, but not limited to, assisting the Director of Adult Basic Education and the Lead Instructor in planning, organizing, promoting and monitoring the ABE/GED program for NWCC.  In addition, will be responsible for providing instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies and basic skills to adult learners who do not have a high school diploma. Posted: July 18, 2016 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, English Comp II. Day classes or evening classes. POSTED: July 13, 2016 DEADLINE FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  TO BE DETERMINED. STARTING DATE:  August 2016

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Design and Compliance Coordinator -Senatobia Campus - Deadline For Application: To Be Determined

POSITION: Design and Compliance Coordinator   QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Skilled and proficient in the production of CAD drawings using REVIT.
  1. Provides 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. Coordinates purchases of supplies and sub-contracts for services for 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 of purchases.
  3. Prepares drawings and support for in-house Building Construction and Maintenance.
  4. Prepares designs and shop drawings for cabinet shop and select finishes.
  5. Maintains inventory of paper and electronic construction documents for all campus owned facilities.
  6. Maintains inventory of paper and electronic Master Key plans.
  7. Maintains inventory of sample library and coordinate finish selections for all projects.
  8. Provides college wide support with furniture and finish selections.
  9. Supports Director of Physical Plant with bid document review and construction/ contract administration.
  10. Designs, implements and coordinates special projects as assigned.
  11. Performs all other duties as requested by the Director of Physical Plant.
POSTED:  July 8, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined

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Dean of Students - Senatobia Campus - Deadline For Application: August 5, 2016

POSITION:  Dean of Students QUALIFICATIONS:   Master’s Degree required, preferably in a field related to student development; five years of progressive professional experience in student services, with campus housing and student conduct experience preferred, experience in staff supervision, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Dean of Students is responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a variety of student development functions at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The duties of the dean are as follows:

  1. Oversees the adjudication of alleged violations by students of the Code of Student Conduct and other college rules/regulations. Serves as the principal hearing officer and insure that all hearings are conducted according to the rights of fundamental fairness and the student conduct procedures specified in the Student Guide. Notifies students of charges and scheduled hearings, and convene the Student Disciplinary Committee.  Receives any student appeal of decisions and forward them to the appropriate authority.  Maintains records of disciplinary infractions and sanctions.
  2. Supervises all aspects of the operation of the College’s Housing program. Works with students and various campus offices to create a residential environment that promotes student development and creates an atmosphere conducive to learning. Duties include supervision of the Assistant Director, the Housing Operations Coordinator, Residence Life Coordinators and residence supervisors.
  3. Plans, implements, and evaluates educational programs to meet the needs of students and the Northwest community at large (safety/security issues, relationships, cultural awareness, substance abuse issues, etc.).
  4. Oversees the College’s Food Service program, with particular attention to the student meal plans and student experience.
  5. Serves as a resource for students on the Senatobia campus regarding health education and health treatment options on the Senatobia Campus.
  6. Advises the student government association on the Senatobia Campus. Plans, implements, and evaluates leadership development programs for students, including the honors leadership course.
  7. Advises students on academic, social, cultural, and personal issues. Refers students to other campus services as appropriate.
  8. Assists in editing the Student Guide. Prepares correspondence and publications using a personal computer and standard office equipment.
  9. Serves as Assistant Title IX Coordinator.
  10. Performs other related duties as specified by the Vice President for Student Services.
POSTED:  July 7, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: August 5, 2016  STARTING DATE:  September 2016

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Speech Instructor - Desoto Campus - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Speech Instructors (Adjunct Classes - Morning Classes and Evening Classes) QUALIFICATIONS:  A Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in in Speech or Communications.  RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position requires the teaching of speech/Communications. POSTED: February 16, 2016 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: To Be Determined  STARTING DATE:  Fall 2016    

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