Blacks in Higher Education https://www.blacksinhighered.com/ EN Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:45:55 +0000 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:45:55 +0000 JobElephant XML export tool confirm@jobelephant.com (Michael Ang) confirm@jobelephant.com (Michael Ang) Financial Aid Information Analyst https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088290&title=Financial+Aid+Information+Analyst/Worcester+Polytechnic+Institute Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA 01609

Financial Aid Information Analyst

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Department: Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy

Position Status: Administrative Exempt Positions

Basic Function:
Provide end users information technology support and solutions as well as technology training and support to staff as a way of maximizing resources and enhancing efforts to achieve departmental and university goals. Develop subject matter knowledge to solve complex technical issues, discover and resolve software errors and identify solutions. Lead re-engineering efforts for departmental processes, coordinate efforts to evaluate, establish, implement and document office procedures and outcomes.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • - Oversee and manage the Financial Aid Data Management System (FADMS) and Student Information Systems (SIS) for the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy.
    - Collaborate with Undergraduate Enrollment Services Subdivisions Salesforce Administrator in creating and updating CRM system for financial aid related processes and procedures.
    - Provide technical support and training to all office staff and other departments on campus; managing system upgrades programs, and interfaces with systems as well as with internal and external contacts.
    - Create, update, and maintain proper documentation on business practices utilizing technology solutions.
    - Provide primary technical support for office staff, including conducting training sessions, maintaining technical procedural documentation, and problem solving. Provide technical support to other departments in areas related to financial aid processing interfaces. Maintain bilateral communication with other campus departments to facilitate system interfaces with those departments
    - Manage the creation and maintenance of reports and population selections from database for use in financial aid processes and reporting to internal and external departments and agencies. Assist other staff in creating reports of their own.
    - Manage the creation of new funds in the FADMS and SIS, coordinating with Financial Services and Information Technology to ensure proper reporting for Financial Aid and Finance.
    - Investigate, implement and document new business process flows for new functionality as dictated by federal
    regulations, institutional policies, interdepartmental dependencies or office automation requests.
    - Manage technical interface with external consultants in the determination of financial aid and merit awards, exchanging data files, entering awarding information in FADMS and SIS and documenting procedures and data descriptions.
    - Manage the functional and technical interfaces between the FADMS and SIS of record and the document management system, providing technical support to staff members, managing the creation of reports, templates and new documents. Maintain communications with technical support for document management system, requesting and testing new enhancements and upgrades, troubleshooting issues as they arise, and maintain documentation of data integration rules between the Financial Aid System and the document management system.
    - Represent Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy on WPI UDC working groups for Data Access, Data Stewardship, Administrative Systems and UDC Governance. Duties include creating initiatives to establish data standards, data definitions, data security and reporting standards; examining interfaces with third-party systems and acting as clearinghouse for changes on how data is used and stored.
    - Other duties include sponsoring Student Aid & Financial Literacy and infrastructure initiatives, consulting with other analysts on department specific initiatives and acting as project manager on all sponsored projects.
    - Work collaboratively with the IT staff and WPI Governance group to establish project priorities, create data policies and maintain the security and infrastructure of the Banner system
    - Serve as primary liaison with IT for technical assistance and support including representing the interests of the Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy at campus-wide User Group meetings. Maintain security permissions to access forms within database for staff and other campus departments.
    - Manage the testing and implementation of database updates working with IT to insure the integrity of the financial aid data system. Oversee implementation of creating ew year information in system for each academic year including student budgets, funds management and packaging schemes.
    - Authorize and maintain information access and security controls for staff
    - Manage the disbursement process for all aid programs, performing the disbursement process for the creation of fall and spring semester invoices. Oversee resolution of disbursement issues with the Bursar and Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy staff.
    - Manage the process of importing and exporting all CSS PROFILE and FAFSA files into the FADM/SIS and/or PowerFAIDS system including the resolution of non-matching records.
    - Other duties as required.
  • Staff Development, Training, and Documentation:

    - Provide training and support for all data processing and reporting efforts within the department
    - Mentor staff to continually develop technical skills and maintain current with software applications and business procedures.
    - Lead staff to optimize technology solutions to track progress, measure results, and develop reports in support of department goals and objectives
    - Review daily operations to ensure ideal use of existing tools, identify training needs, and streamline the delivery of services, recommend changes as needed.
    - Develop and maintain technical documentation of business unit processes, staff roles and responsibilities, cross training plans, and business continuity plans.
    - Mentor office staff members in assisting with the technical support associated with FADM, SIS, PowerFAIDS, and Salesforce applications and reporting activities for the department.

    Position Requirements

  • - Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Technology or other related field; or bachelors degree in another field with 3-4 years of relevant professional experience.
    - Expertise with the Microsoft Office suite of applications; demonstrated in depth experience working with relational database designs and writing SQL and a demonstrated ability to work independently in a complex business environment.
    - Must also be able to work as part of a team with strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task and successfully complete assignments and projects under tight deadlines.
    - Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
    - Knowledge in Banner, PowerFAIDS, Salesforce, TargetX, and EDConnect preferred
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    - Masters degree in information systems, computer science, or a related field of study.
    Working knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations. Significant experience working with any of the following systems: PowerFAIDS, Banner Financial Aid, Salesforce, Workday, COD, CPS, SAIG, NSLDS, and ELM.
    - At least three years financial aid experience is preferred.


  • Posting Date: 09/19/2017

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    The salary range for this position is $70,000 $80,000.

    EEO Information:
    WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

    To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/5012

    WPIs reputation as a rigorous and innovative university rests on the shoulders of its faculty. A highly selective, private technological university and one of the nations first, WPI believes that when great minds work together, great advances follow. At WPI the boundaries to multidisciplinary collaboration are lowfaculty members, students, and other partners work together on the real-world projects and purposeful research that are hallmarks of the WPI experience. We are most proud of a recent No. 1 ranking for faculty who best combine research and teaching. (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Ed, 2016) The universitys campus is located (one hour west of Boston) in Worcester, Massachusetts, a thriving 21st century college city recognized as a growing hub of scientific and technological innovation.





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    jeid-e3682cdd15f3004c82b5d313bc3aa74f ]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088290&title=Financial+Aid+Information+Analyst/Worcester+Polytechnic+Institute Department of Art, Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088295&title=Department+of+Art+Lyndhurst+Chair+of+Excellence+in+Arts+Education/University+of+Tennessee+at+Chattanooga University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga TN 37403

    Position Title: Department of Art, Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education
    IRIS Position #: 50270837


    Description:

    The Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) invites applications for the Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education position beginning August 1, 2018. The Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence is designed to recruit top researchers in their fields by providing an opportunity to engage in focused scholarship and service in their area of expertise. Ultimately, the successful applicant will develop a vision for arts education at UTC and will have access to a budget for travel, public programming, secretarial support, and other operating expenses. The position involves a half-time teaching load in the Department of Art and collaborations with both the university's Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA) and the School of Education. The successful candidate will be nationally recognized and demonstrate a strong record of teaching, scholarly productivity, and public service in art education appropriate for a tenured appointment at the level of Associate or Full Professor in the Art Department. In addition to the required and preferred qualifications, candidates must demonstrate an awareness of emerging trends in K-12 art education, and they must have a record of arts advocacy and/or a record of supporting equitable access to quality arts education.
    UTC's Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Art faculty is comprised of 13 full-time members serving approximately 260 majors pursuing Bachelor of Arts degrees in Studio Art, Art History, and Art Education, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Graphic Design, Painting and Drawing, Sculpture, and Photography and Media Art. The Cress Gallery of Art features exhibitions by internationally renowned artists and designers, providing UTC's students, faculty, staff, and the general public exposure to contemporary artistic practice.
    The Southeast Center for Education in the Arts'(SCEA) mission is transforming education in and through the arts. An award-winning centerunder the College of Health, Education, and Professional Studiesof the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, SCEA prepares future arts educators and facilitatesprofessional learning opportunities in and through the arts.It was founded in 1987 through a unique public, private, and institutional collaboration among the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Chattanooga-based foundations, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the State of Tennessee, and area school districts.

    Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Joe Wilferth, Search Committee Chair, at Joe-Wilferth@utc.edu or (423) 425-4621.

    Qualifications:
    Successful candidates will meet the following requirements:
    Terminal degree in Art, Art Education or closely-related field (e.g., MFA, PhD, EdD) from an accredited college or university.
    Five to ten years of experience in higher education, including an active professional record of research that support tenure at an advanced rank.
    Proven ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in art education, with reference to contemporary studio practices, art history, and visual culture.
    Proven ability to acquire external funding through grants and partnerships.
    Working knowledge of state and national standards and demonstrated awareness of emerging trends in K-12 education.
    Candidates should be willing to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction.
    Candidates should be willing to assist the UTC campus in its ability to reach additional goals as specified in UTC's Strategic Plan.
    Preferred qualifications include:
    Familiarity with edTPA requirements for teacher licensure.
    Participation in professional art education organizations at the state and national levels.
    Demonstrated excellence in teaching in higher education and/or K-12 level or comparable experience.
    Experience with community- and urban-based art education and outreach, including educational equity and arts-based educational research.
    Experience with teaching visual culture and visual literacy.
    Evidence of contributions/service to the development of arts programs.
    Experience with recruitment and retention.

    Application Procedures:
    Applicants should prepare to submit the following information within our online application system for consideration:
    Cover letter/letter of interest
    CV, including up-to-date contact information (email, phone, etc.)
    Statement of vision for the position with particular attention to collaboration in the field of art education in the context of a regional comprehensive university
    A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three (3) references
    Unofficial transcripts

    Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site by visiting:
    https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=17000001CJ

    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment—each and every day—is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

    Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke United and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.

    The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.






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    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088295&title=Department+of+Art+Lyndhurst+Chair+of+Excellence+in+Arts+Education/University+of+Tennessee+at+Chattanooga
    Instructional Support Assistant II-Music Lab https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088299&title=Instructional+Support+Assistant+IIMusic+Lab/San+Joaquin+Delta+Community+College+District San Joaquin Delta Community College District Stockton CA 95207

    Instructional Support Assistant II-Music Lab

    Closing Date/Time:
    Salary: $3,373.77 - $4,146.78 monthly
    Job Type: Full Time
    Location: Stockton, CA
    Department: Arts & Communication

    Description



    Responsibilities and Duties

    1. Provide hands-on academic support to students and instructors in the Music Lab/Library.
    2. Serve as liaison between students and instructor; confer with instructors regarding academic progress of specific students; inform instructor of certain questions being asked and discuss various academic matters.
    3. Coordinate and oversee the operation of the Music Lab/Library; maintain, develop and catalog printed materials, music collections, records, tapes, compact discs and computer applications.
    4. Install, maintain and tutor faculty and students in the use of Musical Instrument Digital Interface hardware and software.
    5. Provide audio and video recording services to music staff and students; train students in the operation of recording equipment.
    6. Assign lockers and instruments to students as necessary.
    7. Prepare packets, judging sheets, and certificates for annual music festivals.
    8. Conduct laboratory orientation and explain laboratory and program procedures, goals and objectives; obtain student information and educational background.
    9. Troubleshoot general computer and audio-visual problems; arrange for repairs as needed; order new or replacement supplies and equipment; assist in determining use of computer hardware and software for assigned lab.
    10. Collect, compile and maintain a variety of statistical information and data including attendance hours, tutor schedules and student records; prepare appropriate reports as requested.
    11. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


    Qualifications

    Knowledge of:
    • Operations, procedures, goals and objectives of the laboratory or program to which assigned.
    • Music theory including composition, form and analysis.
    • Standard office, classroom and laboratory procedures and equipment including computers and associated software applications.
    • Methods and techniques of student instruction and tutoring.
    • Proper language usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
    • Principles and practices of filing and record keeping.
    • Appropriate and effective communication and listening skills.
    Ability to:
    • Provide hands-on academic support to students and instructors in music.
    • Respond to a variety of requests for assistance from students and instructors.
    • Listen effectively and appropriately assess student academic needs.
    • Work with students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds, ages and academic abilities.
    • Maintain and catalog music collections, records, tapes, compact discs and computer applications.
    • Serve as liaison among students, tutors and instructor.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Sensitivity to and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.
    • Sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; extensive use of computer keyboard.
    Education and Experience Requirements
    Education:
    Completion of twelfth grade or the equivalent with at least 18 units of college coursework in music, Associate's degree preferred.
    Experience:
    Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience with at least one year of experience tutoring or performing academic support functions.


    Supplemental Information

    Copies of transcripts showing at least 18 units of college coursework in music is required with application.

    Applications without transcripts will not be considered complete and will be eliminated in the review process.

    Note: This position works on a 10 month calendar schedule.


    To apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/deltacollege/

    The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The Districts prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

    jeid-03a4a36ecf2e1c4398b8660c392f1b63]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088299&title=Instructional+Support+Assistant+IIMusic+Lab/San+Joaquin+Delta+Community+College+District Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088526&title=Provost+and+Vice+President+for+Academic+Affairs/California+State+University+Fullerton California State University, Fullerton Fullerton CA 92831

    Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


    Reporting directly to President Mildred Garcia, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is a member of the President's Administrative Board and one of six vice presidents for the University. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for providing academic and strategic leadership for all the University's undergraduate, graduate, research, and public service programs. Academic programs are initiated, developed, and recommended by the faculty through the Academic Senate and its many committees. The Provost's leadership style must complement this process and be effective in stimulating collegiality and cooperation.

    Cal State Fullerton is a leading institution of the 23-campus California State University system, enrolls more than 40,000 students and offers 109 degree programs. An intellectual and cultural center for Orange County, Cal State Fullerton is a primary driver of workforce and economic development throughout the region and a national model for supporting student success through innovative, high-impact and co-curricular experiences, including faculty-student collaborative research. The University embraces its rich diversity, recognizing that it both enhances the educational experience for students and uniquely prepares them to excel as emergent leaders in the global marketplace and in their communities. Cal State Fullerton is recognized as a top public university in the West, in particular for its work in supporting underrepresented students in earning a college degree. For more information about Cal State Fullerton, visit https://www.fullerton.edu.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead nearly 2,000 full and part-time faculty, more than 1,200 full and part-time staff members, and 400 graduate assistants, overseeing eight colleges, contracts and grants, institutional research, records, and international partnerships
  • Work closely with the President, college deans, and other officers in Academic Affairs regarding all instructionally related planning and operational matters
  • Support the implementation of the University's strategic plan, and the formulation and articulation of clear goals for the University's academic officers with respect to University priorities
  • Focus resources toward achievement of the University's strategic plan
  • Develop an academic vision where student success, enrollment and retention are top priorities
  • Guide and shape practices that support University strategic plan goals through the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse and forward-looking faculty and academic staff
  • Collaborate and stimulate collegiality and cooperation with faculty across all colleges and disciplines during the process of academic program and course design, development and recommendation.

    DESIRED LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS
  • Demonstrated success in strategic planning
  • Demonstrated competencies in the listed responsibilities of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at CSUF
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance, including working within a collective bargaining environment in a democratic, flexible style
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working in a multicultural environment and success in promoting equity and accessibility to a college education for all, including underrepresented and first-generation students
  • Evidence of outreach efforts and partnerships with K-12 and the broader external community
  • Experience supporting faculty and student use of instructional technology
  • Clear understanding of national and state educational policies and how to influence those policies for a model comprehensive university.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in public multi-campus systems

    Application Procedure:
    This search is being assisted by Academic Search, and all inquiries for confidential conversations should be directed to Senior Consultant Jessica Kozloff at jsk@academic-search.com. Ideally, a new Provost will be in office as soon as possible, but no later than summer, 2018. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by November 30, 2017 can be assured full consideration. A completed application will include a cover letter addressing the required qualifications and desired leadership characteristics above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, emails and phone numbers of five references. None of the references will be contacted without the permission of the applicant. The search process will uphold the highest standards of confidentiality allowed by state law and University policies regarding the search process.

    Applications and nominations should be sent to CSUFProvost@academic-search.com.

    For more information about the Provost position and Cal State Fullerton, please see the institutional profile at
    http://www.academic-search.com/sites/default/files/CSUFProvostProfile.pdf.

  • An earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in a discipline encompassed at the University
  • A record of significant administrative experience, preferably at the dean level or higher
  • Academic credentials for a tenured full professor or equivalent

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creative activity

    California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

    The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

    Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

    Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

    Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

    The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    California State University, Fullerton utilizes the E-Verify program and is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e., H1-B Visas).

    California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 38,400, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 57 undergraduate and 52 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton first in California and second in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.






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    jeid-b1565623d8600a408eb22ce0da9556e4]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088526&title=Provost+and+Vice+President+for+Academic+Affairs/California+State+University+Fullerton Financial Aid Process Team Specialist https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088577&title=Financial+Aid+Process+Team+Specialist/American+Public+University+System American Public University System Charles Town WV 25414

    Financial Aid Process Team Specialist

    Requisition Number: 17-0142
    Location: Charles Town, WV

    Please scroll all the way down and click "Apply On-Line" to apply for this posting.

  • Reports To: Manager, Financial Aid Services
  • Department: Financial Aid Operations
  • Office Location: Charles Town, WV
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt
  • Date Posted: August 31, 2017
  • Date Closing: Open Until Filled

    Synopsis of Role:
    The Financial Aid Processing Team Specialist assists students with tuition, Title IV financial aid processing, Veterans' Assistance (VA) and alternative loan inquiries.

    Essential Functions:
  • Reviews and processes various forms of financial aid including federal financial aid (Title IV), veterans' benefits, alternative loans, employer vouchers, and military tuition assistance.
  • Assists students, education offices, and employers via telephone and e-mail regarding the financial aid application and award process, alternative loan options, and military educational benefits to include Tuition Assistance (TA) and Veterans' Assistance (VA).
  • Retrieves and processes tuition assistance forms electronically.
  • Maintains communication with virtual financial aid office.
  • Performs research on approval status of all financial aid types.
  • Grants course access upon receipt of approved financial aid documentation.
  • Provides suggestions of actions to manager and/or senior specialist on processes and issues.
  • Interacts with other departments to achieve daily goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:
  • Standard office environment in Charles Town, WV.



    Requirements:
    Required Skills:

    Basic computer skills including experience with Windows based applications (specifically Excel and Word).

    Demonstrated positive attitude and work ethic.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Required Experience:

    Bachelors degree preferred.

    Two years of experience in finance or accounting or one year experience in a financial aid services position.



    To apply, visit https://re31.ultipro.com/AME1070/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*ADA5C83A32C48314





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    jeid-097c7a0a16af454eab95b5c5bc183053]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088577&title=Financial+Aid+Process+Team+Specialist/American+Public+University+System Network/Systems Administrator https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088603&title=NetworkSystems+Administrator/American+Public+University+System American Public University System Charles Town WV 25414

    Network/Systems Administrator

    Requisition Number: 17-0148
    Location: Charles Town, WV

    Please scroll all the way down and click "Apply On-Line" to apply for this posting.

  • Reports To: Manager, IT Operations
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Office Location: Charles Town, WV
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Date Posted: September 7, 2017
  • Date Closing: Open Until Filled

    Synopsis of Role:
    The network/systems administrator works in a team environment to install, maintain, and configure the American Public University System (APUS) network and Windows 200X-based servers and file storage servers. This role works with a quality service approach to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction, system integrity, performance and security within the work area. The incumbent works with other team members to maintain network and server infrastructure, including routers, switches, network appliances (load balancers, firewalls, etc.), Windows servers and security infrastructure.

    Essential Functions:
  • Provides support for production enterprise environments located in Charles Town, WV and co-location facilities, and provides support for our disaster recovery site and other branch offices.
  • Provides support for additional environments (development, test, stage, prod copy, etc).
  • Works with engineering team on assigned projects.
  • Implements, manages and troubleshoots servers, including backup servers and their operating systems and software.
  • Implements, manages and troubleshoots all network hardware and equipment including: routers, switches, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs).
  • Administers and maintains end user accounts, permissions and access rights.
  • Manages updates, patches, upgrades, and code deployments to ensure system availability.
  • Monitors and measures performance and costs through regular reporting and summaries of the systems including availability, usage and capacity.
  • Recommends, schedules, and performs network improvements, upgrades and repairs.
  • Anticipates, mitigates, identifies, responds to and resolves problems affecting server performance, efficiency and availability.
  • Implements new hardware and software projects and provides documentation and procedures based on functionality of the environment.
  • Assists in developing enterprise network and server solutions per requirements including the creation of functional requirement documents, project plans and detailed implementation plans.
  • Ensures 24x7x365 availability for identified internal mission critical network services.
  • Develops and documents instructions and guidelines to perform the functions assigned.
  • Performs backup, recovery, and archiving duties.
  • Provides backup support to other network engineers, systems engineers, VOIP and PC Technicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:
  • Standard office and data center environment in Charles Town, WV.
  • Must be able to lift boxes up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be flexible and agile enough to access tight spaces in IDF closets and around furniture.
  • Requires less than 10% travel to data centers and branch offices at locations in the DC Metro area.
  • Core coverage hours of support are Monday - Friday,11:00am - 8:00pm but will be part of the rotating 24x7x365 on call schedule with some weekend work.



    Requirements:

    Required Skills:

    • Ability to work independently or with other team members.
    • Ability to mentor Tier 1 and Tier 2 techs on application issues.
    • Excellent problem solving abilities.
    • Proven judgment and demonstrated understanding of operational priorities.
    • Advanced troubleshooting skills.
    • Experience providing user end training.
    • Familiar with routers, switches, firewalls, and other network appliances.
    • Methodical, organized and detail oriented.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Must be flexible enough to meet the demands of a fluid and changing environment.
    • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    • Willingness and ability to learn new skills.

    Required Experience:

    • Associates degree or higher in MIS, Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience required.
    • Two to five years of experience in a Microsoft/Cisco environment including some exposure to virtualization technologies required.
    • MSCE, A+, I-NET+, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, MCP, MCSA, MCSE+I and completion of Hyland training track certifications preferred.
    • Proven competency in COTS software, including Onbase, Great Plain, eGain, logging and Metastorm configuration and administration.
    • Knowledge of SQL including administration and query writing.
    • Strong knowledge of Active Directory.
    • Strong knowledge of Terminal Server/Citrix environments.
    • Familiarity with Dell hardware and EMC storage a plus.
    • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within network administration.
    • Experience with configuration of application and systems for Onbase, Great Plains, Metastorm, eGain, logging and other COTS software.
    • Experience with Microsoft Terminal Server 2003/2008.
    • Experience with Windows 200X, Active Directory, Sharepoint, SCCM.
    • Experience with one or more of the following: LAN/WAN/VPN and remote network technologies and protocols (such as, but not limited to, TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP, 802.11 H.323, Ethernet and HTML).
    • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting, backup, recovery, performance tuning, and security of MS Servers.



    To apply, visit https://re31.ultipro.com/AME1070/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*BAFF7173C23427EA





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    jeid-e1cf841bd93e564dbe898988bb5b98e0]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088603&title=NetworkSystems+Administrator/American+Public+University+System Specialist, Business Office https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088619&title=Specialist+Business+Office/American+Public+University+System American Public University System Charles Town WV 25414

    Specialist, Business Office

    Requisition Number: 17-0149
    Location: Charles Town, WV

    Please scroll all the way down and click "Apply On-Line" to apply for this posting.

  • Reports To: Manager, Business Office

  • Department: Finance - Operations

  • Office Location: Charles Town, WV

  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt

  • Date Posted: September 7, 2017

  • Date Closing: Open Until Filled

    Synopsis of Role:

    The Specialist, Business Office is responsible for cash processing and application, refund processing, account maintenance and reporting, reconciliation, invoicing to third parties, research inquiries, and customer service for all types of funding received at American Public University System (APUS). This position requires excellent customer service and problem solving skills.

    Essential Functions:

  • Prepares, processes, and applies payment information for various pay types including financial aid, credit card, automated clearing house (ACH), check, scholarship, and electronic funds transfer (EFT) paid by third parties and students.

  • Prepares and processes daily refunds to third party vendors, students, and the Department of Education (DoE) via check, direct deposit, and ACH.

  • Completes daily reconciliation of cash and accounts receivable transactions.

  • Performs student account maintenance to include application of funds and miscellaneous transactions.

  • Prepares and processes tuition assistance documentation for invoicing including electronic processing with different agencies.

  • Collects tuition assistance funding from third party agencies.

  • Assists with research and clean up to include past due invoices, payment issues, and refunds.

  • Assists with graduation audits.

  • Assists students, third party vendors, and other departments on telephone and via e-mail regarding account questions.

  • Completes monthly accounting work papers.

  • Interacts with other departments and third parties to achieve daily goals.

  • Ensures compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) and DoE guidelines in daily processing.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Standard office environment in Charles Town, WV.

  • Occasional weekend and overtime hours as required for business needs.



    Requirements:

    Required Skills:

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Strong attention to detail.

    Ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population.

    Ability to work in a team oriented environment with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

    Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

    Ability to solve problems while handling sensitive, confidential information.

    Required Experience:

    Associate degree preferred.

    Minimum of two years of business office experience required.

    Experience with Windows-based applications (specifically Excel) required.



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    jeid-4adc74e17d14d742bac01713aedb879a]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088619&title=Specialist+Business+Office/American+Public+University+System Adjunct, Exercise Science & Health Promotion https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088624&title=Adjunct+Exercise+Science+Health+Promotion/Cabrini+University Cabrini University Radnor PA 19087

    Adjunct, Exercise Science & Health Promotion

    Cabrini University


    Posting Number: 2014F0095P

    Position Number: FJ0032

    Anticipated Start Date: 01/16/2018

    Full-time or Part-time: Part-Time

    Exempt or Non-exempt: Exempt

    Hiring Salary Range: $2,500 per 3 credit course

    Qualifications Desired:
    Successful applicants must possess at least a Masters Degree in a related field and have undergraduate teaching experience.

    Job Description Summary:
    The Exercise Science and Health Promotion department of Cabrini University seeks qualified applicants for part time, Adjunct teaching positions for Spring of 2018. Classroom teaching health/ wellness, fitness/exercise content experience required; college teaching experience preferred.

    Open Date: 09/18/2017

    Close Date:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To apply, visit: https://jobs.cabrini.edu/postings/943

    Cabrini College is committed to the principle of equal employment and educational opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

    The College does not discriminate against qualified individuals in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by applicable federal and state laws and regulations.






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    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088624&title=Adjunct+Exercise+Science+Health+Promotion/Cabrini+University
    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LEARNING CENTER (Administrator I) https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088646&title=ASSOCIATE+DIRECTOR+OF+STUDENT+LEARNING+CENTER+Administrator+I/California+State+University+Chico California State University, Chico Chico CA 95929

    California State University, Chico

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LEARNING CENTER (Administrator I)


    Posting Number:
    VA877

    Primary Duties:
    Under general direction of the Director of Early Outreach and Support Programs, the Associate Director has responsibility for the administrative and supervisory oversight of the Student Learning Center (SLC), which includes the following components: Subject Tutoring, Supplement Instruction, Study Skills, and Writing. The incumbent will provide leadership and strategic direction, maintaining, assessing, and further assistance in developing the unit.

    Required Education:

    Requires the equivalent to a Bachelors degree in English, Educational Psychology or a related Behavioral or Social Science program
    AND
    Five (5) years experience in a Student Affairs area.

    A related masters degree may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

    Special Requirements:
    • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
    • This position is a Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) designated managerial position and comes under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. Individuals appointed to management positions serve at the pleasure of the President or designee. They are excluded from the collective bargaining process, are not subject to probationary service, and do not receive tenure or permanent status. This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • The duties of this position will include participation in a decision that may have a material/financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, this is a designated position under the California State Universitys Conflict of Interest Code and the incumbent will be required to file a Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest and is subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
    • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. This is considered a sensitive position. Current CSU, Chico employees are subject to a background check (including a criminal record check) if voluntarily moving into a sensitive position, regardless of any background checks previously conducted. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a stationary position operating a personal computer for long periods of time and frequently moving about inside the unit. Will require travel across campus to other offices and buildings for meetings and events.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
    The office is a typical office environment with standard office equipment. It is often a fast-paced work environment serving a large number of students and working on a variety of programs and projects. The position involves frequent to constant interaction with students, faculty, and staff to perform program functions. Requires walk/travel across campus to other offices or buildings.

    Closing Date: 10/9/2017

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: CLICK TO APPLY

    California State University, Chico employs only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act employer. An annual security report disclosing crime statistics for California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting the California State University Police Department (530) 898-5555 or by accessing the following web site: http://www.csuchico.edu/up/







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    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088646&title=ASSOCIATE+DIRECTOR+OF+STUDENT+LEARNING+CENTER+Administrator+I/California+State+University+Chico
    Digital Graphic Artist https://www.blacksinhighered.com/job-details/?id=1088636&title=Digital+Graphic+Artist/American+Public+University+System American Public University System Charles Town WV 25414

    Digital Graphic Artist

    Requisition Number: 17-0153
    Location: Charles Town, WV

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  • Reports To: Director, Academic & Instructional Technology

  • Department: Instructional Design

  • Office Location: Charles Town, WV

  • FLSA Status: Exempt

  • Date Posted: September 13, 2017

  • Date Closing: Open Until Filled

    Synopsis of Role:

    The Digital Graphic Artist develops interactive digital multimedia assets. This role creates visual communication and transfers knowledge through the digital assets they create. Additionally, the digital graphic artist translates ideas into powerful visuals such as videos, motion graphics and other multimedia, develops and refines concepts, and has the ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks with attention to detail. The digital graphic artist works in a fast-paced environment with tight production times.

    Essential Functions:

  • Works collaboratively with the academic and instructional design team to develop interactive digital content for online courses.

  • Prepares digital graphics, animations, sound, video, photographs and images for editing.

  • Works with a storyboard, wireframe or script and produces quality digital media.

  • Follows Section 508 compliance guidelines for all digital multimedia developed.

  • Publishes the finished product in a timely manner.

  • Works with outside vendors when appropriate on projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Standard office environment in Charles Town, WV.



    Requirements:

    Required Skills:

    Uses knowledge of digital media and of 508 compliance to deliver a fulfilling and engaging student experience.

    Ability to manage projects and assets in a highly efficient and organized system.

    Ability to work with DSLR photography/videography.

    Ability to provide ideas and produce all digital media for eLearning activities.

    Ability to establish working relationships with subject matter experts (SMEs) and personnel.

    Able to effectively communicate at all levels and articulate ideas to other team members both orally and in writing.

    Ability to work independently or in a team.

    Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.

    Working knowledge of the latest technology to develop interactive courses.

    Required Experience:

    Bachelors degree in Mass Communication, Video/Film Production, Digital Media, Photography, or related audiovisual field and at least five years of relevant experience required.

    Minimum of two years of digital graphic experience.



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