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.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: 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. Michael Dottorey, Disability Support Services Coordinator, McLendon Student Center, P.O. Box 5555, Highway 51 North, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, email mldottorey@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 Fiscal Affairs, 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

Food Service Worker -Part-Time- Deadline For Application: November 6, 2014

POSITION: Food Service Worker - Part-Time afternoon shift QUALIFICATIONS:   NWCC Food Service is seeking an energetic person with a high school diploma or equivalent for afternoon shift. RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties will include but are not limited to dish room, stocking store room, freezer, and coolers and various deep cleaning. Candidate must be able to lift 50+ lbs. regularly. Also must be able to stand for long periods. POSTED:  October 30, 2014 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:   November 6, 2014 STARTING DATE:  ASAP

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Police Officer - Deadline for Application: November 7, 2014

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:  October 27, 2014 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: November 7, 2014 STARTING DATE: To Be Determined  

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Adjunct Math Instructor – Desoto Campus- Evening School - Deadline For Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Adjunct Math Instructor – Desoto Campus-Evening School QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Mathematics, MS or MA required. RESPONSIBILITIES:  To instruct mathematics courses, ranging from remedial mathematics through calculus; to advise students in the related disciplines; to monitor changes in collegiate math education; and to perform other academic duties as assigned. POSTED:  October 20, 2014 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined  

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Head Librarian (Desoto Center) - Deadline for Application: November 9, 2014

POSITION:   Head Librarian (Desoto Center) QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science REPORTS TO:  Dean of Desoto Center and Director of Learning Resource Center CONTRACT TERM:    Twelve (12) months HOURS:    TBA (Monday – Friday) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Head Librarian Duties
    1. Assist Director in formulating policies and making decisions concerning the administration of the Learning Resource Centers based on the branch’s needs.
    2. Maintain weekly communication with Director to report branch’s progress.
    3. Conduct subject specific or general orientations and instruction in the use of library resources, equipment, and databases.
    4. Supervise and train librarians and support staff in reference services, databases, and new or changing internet tools used to connect with faculty and students.
    5. Accurately maintain the DeSoto library’s budget by administering purchasing orders and balancing a procurement card monthly.
    6. Chair the DeSoto Library Committee that meets once a semester.
    7. Participate in monthly library staff meetings in Senatobia and an annual in-service to be held at alternating branches.
    8. Maintain monthly library statistics for meetings and SACSCOC.
    9. Establish and maintain monthly programming based on ALA annual events.
    10. Solicit requests for materials and equipment from administration, faculty, staff and students through meetings, surveys, subject catalogs, and conversations.
    11. Market new equipment, materials, databases, and services through emails, newsletters, and social media.
    12. Supervise and participate circulation duties including clearance procedures and inventory.
    13. Read reviews and build collection based on curriculum and needs.
    14. Acknowledge all gifts received to donator and the Northwest Foundation.
    15. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with college administration, faculty, staff and students.
    16. Maintain membership in professional organizations.
    17. Maintain discipline and order with faculty, staff, and students.
    18. Conform to school policy as set down in the Policy and Procedures Manual.
    19. Perform other duties as requested by the Dean of DeSoto Center and the Director of the Learning Resource Centers.

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Mathematics Instructor -Oxford Center- Deadline For Application: November 7, 2014

 POSITION:  Mathematics Instructor - Oxford Center QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Mathematics required; teaching experience at college level preferred. RESPONSIBILITIES:  Instruction in mathematics courses from beginning algebra through calculus sequence, advise students in related disciplines/majors; update/revise curricula and syllabi POSTED:  October 7, 2014 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  November 7, 2014 STARTING DATE:  January 7, 2015  

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