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Women’s Rugby at Newberry College

Newberry College is a special place where passion, purpose and personal attention guide everything we do. We are looking for outstanding candidates who possess the characteristics listed below. If this describes you then we want to hear from you! 

NEWBERRY COLLEGE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES MUST POSSESS:

  • High Energy & Sense of Urgency 
  • Pride in Newberry College
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Goal Driven: Accountability & Ownership 
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  • Team Player: Positivity & Enthusiasm
  • Professionalism: Physical, Mental & Social
  • Cross Campus Cooperation & Relationships
  • Whatever it Takes to Get the Job Done

High Energy & Sense of Urgency
Eager to help the Athletic Department & Newberry College accomplish the goal providing a great experience for our student-athletes

Excellent Communication Skills
Superb oral, written and presentation skills. Very comfortable communicating with students, faculty, and staff.

Goal Driven: Accountability & Ownership 
Work best when being held accountable for specific goals and objectives. Assume responsibility and ownership for whatever results are achieved. 
 

Self-Initiative 
Alert to what he/she and the office can do better. Offer continual recommendations for improvement. Volunteer to take on new projects and initiatives. 
 

Team Player 
Always looking for ways to support the team. Consistent positive attitude. Motivates and inspires others to achieve their highest potential. 
 

Professionalism
Always see themselves as an ambassador for the college. Carry themselves with the utmost professionalism- physical, social and mental. Understand that every interaction in and outside the office, and through email and social media matters. Dresses in keeping with a professional work environment. 
 

Cross Campus Cooperation/Relationships 
Ability to initiate relationships across campus with faculty, staff and other departments. Understand when and how to “connect the dots” and build bridges with other departments related to event planning, student recruitment and retention, etc. Whatever it Takes to Get the Job Done.
Newberry is a residential campus. We are exempt employees- we work according to what will reap the best outcomes for the students and college.

 

Newberry College, a NCAA Division II member of the South Atlantic Conference, is accepting applications for a Head Women's Rugby Coach. The position is responsible for administering all aspects of the Rugby program with a commitment to Newberry College, South Atlantic Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations.

 

Newberry College plans on having Women’s Rugby competing during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Head Coach will identify and successfully recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes; provide teaching, mentoring and coaching; develop well-rounded student-athletes ensuring academic progress and graduation; direct practice sessions, evaluations of opponents and competitive coaching situations; and maintain a competitive and successful Women’s Rugby program. Must establish and maintain an environment conducive to the welfare, development and academic success of the student-athletes. Must effectively manage the program’s budget and staff; coordinate support services and appropriate public relations and promotional activities necessary for program success; other administrative duties. Must establish and maintain effective interactions with the Newberry College community and administrators, alumni, donors, media and the public.

Requires an excellent work ethic along with exceptional motivational, coaching/teaching, leadership, communication and recruiting skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Requires the ability to travel extensively including overnight stays for recruiting and competitions.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • World Rugby Level 1/USA Rugby Level 200
    • Preferred: World Rugby Level 2/USA Rugby Level 300 
  • Proven experience working with and improving the performance of elite rugby student-athletes
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience
  • Track record of strong commitment to a positive student-athlete experience and ensuring student-athlete welfare is paramount
  • Valid Driver’s License

Professional Competencies

  • High-level written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations
  • Ability to motivate and lead student-athletes toward competitive and academic success

Applicants

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put “Head Women's Rugby Coach” in the subject line.

Reporting Structure:  Dean of Students

Department: Student Affairs     

 

Job Description

Under general supervision, coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative support activities for the Dean of Students. Assignments may be confidential in nature.

Core Job Functions

  • Provides staff and office support for the Dean of Students, to include screening and handling telephone communications, greeting and directing visitors, and dealing with administrative matters and inquiries; serves as a primary point of contact and liaison between the office, students, and offices across campus.
  • Communicates directly, and on behalf of the Dean of Students, with Board members, faculty/staff, parents, students & others.
  • Schedules meetings for the Dean of Students; taking minutes when needed and provides administrative support and follow up on matters arising from meetings.
  • Composes and prepares written documentation and correspondence for the office; screens and evaluates incoming and outgoing correspondence and prepares responses as appropriate.
  • Schedules and coordinates Dean's appointments and daily office activities.
  • Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain student files and records for the office.
  • Attend weekly Student Affairs Department meetings and periodic Staff Retreats.
  • Maintains the campus ID system and makes ID cards for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Leads and guides the work of student employees.
  • Tracks office expenses and oversees bill pay.
  • Maintains office supplies and processes mail.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends; especially during August college opening

Educational and other hiring requirements for the position

  • High school diploma/GED; Associate’s degree preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse, team-oriented community.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain a high quality of work while experiencing frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to plan and organize meetings and/or special events.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Skill in Records maintenance.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

Compensation

  • Minimum Salary: $30,000/yr.

General Statement of Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for assisting with incoming and outgoing mail services for all Newberry College departments. Reports to the Dean of Students.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for co-directing interoffice and external mail services; assists in the timely processing and delivery of a variety of mail and packages
  • Communicates mailroom information to Newberry College students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ensures compliance with US Postal Service regulations and all state and federal regulatory standards as well as Newberry College and departmental policies.
  • Coordinates bulk mailings for department personnel and advises on appropriate shipment methods.
  • Maintains log of postage, package shipment, and related mail transaction expenses; can add postage to equipment and balances meters; assist with report preparation for Finance on postage expenses.
  • Researches new mail services and technology to provide the most cost effective and up-to-date shipment methods for Newberry College. Stays abreast of changes in postal rates and/or supplies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a diverse community
  • Knowledge of US Postal Service regulations including size and weight standards, proper packing methods, content restrictions; knowledge of bulk mailing procedures and of private mail and package carrierstandards, preferred but training can be provided
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Records maintenance skills
  • Knowledge of office management principles and procedures

Physical Requirements 

  • Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demandingwork.
  • Some combination of climbing and balancing to include climbing ladders, stooping, kneeling, crouching, andcrawling.
  • May involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50pounds).

 

  • Part-time hours: 12:30-4:30pm; Monday-Friday
  • Additional hours possible during busy periods & Manager absence

 

Compensation

  • $13-15/hr.

     

Newberry College, a private, liberal arts college located in the midlands of South Carolina, invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Athletics.  This position becomes available in November.  The College is a proud member of the South Atlantic Conference and Division II.  The College is highly ranked as one of the best small colleges in the South in terms of both value and social mobility.

The Director of Athletics is a member of the President’s cabinet and is responsible for the leadership, administration and overall direction of the Athletic Department.  The College currently sponsors 22 NCAA sports including cheer and dance; recently added women’s triathlon this year and is planning to add women’s rugby in the fall of 2022.  Student athletes make up 60% of the undergraduate student enrollment.

The Director of Athletics serves as the visionary leader with the mission of building and maintaining a regionally and nationally recognized athletic program of excellence with sports regularly competing for conference and national NCAA Division II titles.  The Director of Athletics is responsible for all facets of the intercollegiate program.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as both the “voice of” and the liaison between the athletic department and the rest of the President’s cabinet on all matters of institutional importance
  • Develop a vision and a strategic plan of implementation for the future of athletics
  • Manage and improve departmental effectiveness by reviewing the structure, evaluating personnel, and reviewing practices, policies and procedures, as necessary
  • Develop and manage the fiscal resources of the department
  • Ensure compliance with all Title IX, NCAA, SAC and institutional policies and regulations
  • Build departmental team chemistry by providing mentorship and professional development for athletic staff to foster collaboration, teamwork, effectiveness and overall improved achievement
  • Promote diversity and inclusivity to enhance the student athlete college experience
  • Collaborate with faculty athletic representative, Academic Affairs, Center for Student Success and Student Affairs to promote academic success, retention and graduation of student athletes
  • Serve as the face of the athletic department, coordinating major fundraising and marketing efforts with the Advancement Office staff

 

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree, preferably in athletic administration or a related field, substantial athletic administrative experience (preferably a minimum of five years) or a combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.  The successful candidate will demonstrate personal and professional integrity, optimism and positivity, strong communication skills and the ability to generate support and enthusiasm among the students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community.  The successful candidate will embrace a philosophy of collaboration, continuous improvement in the context of outcome accountability.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please forward a cover letter, resume, a short statement of management philosophy, salary requirements and contact information for three professional references to Human.Resources@Newberry.edu. Please include “Athletic Director” in the subject line.

Position Summary

This position will serve to coordinate, manage, and act as the power-user for the technology used for recruitment within the admission office. The functions of the role include CRM (Slate) development, automation, scriptwriting, artificial intelligence, report writing, import creation, training, troubleshooting, and maintenance of systems/platforms. The secondary responsibility is to manage the flow of data between the student information system (Jenzabar) and the customer relationship management (Slate) platforms and act as a liaison between enrollment, IT and other offices as needed for requests concerning server and software maintenance as related to Slate or other enrollment technologies.

 

Responsibilities

· Work with the Admission team to ensure that all technologies are up to date and meeting the needs of modern enrollment and recruitment tactics.

· Plan for and lead the implementation of new Slate components that allow Admission to stay up to date with recruitment.

· Serve as the Jenzabar module manager for the admission office.

· Create and upkeep reports used by staff that support the daily functions of the admission office and provide for weekly, monthly, and annual benchmarking.

· Extract data as needed for reports and research by leadership within admissions office as well as other areas of the College.

· Create and manage Slate communication campaigns, mailers, interactions, workflows, and related Slate properties to achieve enrollment goals.

· Create import processes for data from 3rd party sources as well as information coming and going from the data warehouse.

· Train Newberry College staff on the uses and updates of Slate and develop training materials as needed.

· Create manuals to document policies and procedures.

· Act as a resource for all Newberry College staff when dealing with Slate issues and correcting problems.

· Perform and assign data clean-up and other tasks that keep Slate running effectively and providing the data necessary for recruitment and reporting on a weekly basis.

· Become an “expert” on all admission processes to better understand the needs of the office & College concerning reports, communication flows, and historical data.

· Collaborate with departmental leaders in decisions on best practices for the inclusion of prospective student data and adherence to best reporting practices and logical coding and storage for the most efficient use by the admission office, President’s Council and other departments.

· Perform technology initiatives and oversight as needed.

· Clearly articulate your choices and understanding of projects when presenting your work to colleagues. Take direction and criticism well and play a positive role in fostering a collaborative team environment. Be a “problem solver” and take the initiative to identify what’s not working and provide recommendations to advance the office.

 

Qualifications

· AA in computer science, communications, digital marketing or related field with experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

· Strong record of achievement as a technology professional

· Demonstrated success building relationships, programs, and services between diverse internal constituencies

· Computer knowledge (prefer Slate CRM, MS Visio, MS Word, and MS Excel).

· Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Access databases and VBScript

· Accuracy and attention to detail

· Logical thinking and problem-solving skills

· Ability to multi-task

· Ability to understand workflows, automation, and process documentation for how roles are performed

· Previous experience flowcharting and organizing projects or campaigns

· Previous experience with (Slate) CRM software or software that uses conditional merge and filtering functions

· Database or SIS experience (preferably Jenzabar)

· Experience in programming and report writing

· Admission and recruitment knowledge is preferred. Must be a quick learner and easily adapt to new systems.

· Willingness to acquire additional technical skills to meet the needs of new and expanding strategic initiatives. Exhibit a never-ending desire to learn how things work.

 

Applicants

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three (3) references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put “Automation and Technology Specialist” in the subject line.

Job Description: In coordination with the Associate Athletic Director and the Assistant Director of Compliance, responsible for the organization, administration, education, and supervision of Newberry College Athletic Department Office of Compliance. This is a full time permanent position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Primary contact for inputting and completing NCAA transfer portal information.
  • Confirm that camp material meets all NCAA requirements.
  • Confirm that committed PSA have met NCAA requirements for press releases.
  • Monitor Declaration of Playing Season.
  • Monitor Countable Athletic Related Activity (CARA).
  • Work with athletic staff to fully integrate Front Rush software.
  • Monitor all recruit visits, unofficial visits and official visit requests.

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in gathering and uploading information and data for both SAAW (Student athlete academic waivers), IEW (initial eligibility waivers), Legislative Relief Waivers, and PTD waivers.
  • Assist in monitoring LSDBi and CAi for incoming student athlete academic and amateurism certification.
  • Assist in the process of rollover for PSA to SA when they commit to Newberry College.
  • Assist in the process of academic certification:
  • Help input and review academic information for student-athletes.
  • Help generate eligibility reports and squad list for review by Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, Financial Aid, Registrar, Athletic Director and Faculty Athletic Representative.
  • Assist with the continuing education of all student athletes, coaches, and staff of Newberry College.
  • Assist with Investigating and reporting all NCAA violations.
  • Assist with any additional tasks designated by the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance or Assistant Director of Compliance
  • Assist in Creating educational materials for staff meetings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Apps
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Experience with NCAA Apps and Front Rush preferred
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Applicants: Please submit a resume, cover letter and three (3) references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put “Compliance Coordinator” in the subject line.

Newberry College welcomes nominations and applications for the full-time position of Campus Pastor beginning on September 1, 2021. As the leader of spiritual and religious life on campus, the pastor is responsible for nurturing and supporting students, faculty, staff and administration of all faiths and backgrounds. The pastor serves as an advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion by facilitating opportunities that foster personal and spiritual growth for all members of the Newberry community. The Campus Pastor should be committed to the values of the Newberry experience, including, but not limited to, building a sense of community, clarifying personal faith, liberating the mind and spirit, and promoting responsible leaders for the world. The Campus Pastor will work closely with the College staff and synodical officers to strengthen the relationship between the College and the Lutheran Church. There is also the unique opportunity and expectation to expand the Newberry partnership with other Lutheran Churches located in the City, as well as other faith-based centers in our community.

 

Requirements:

Minimum requirements for this position include being an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), with at least three years’ experience as a parish pastor. Preferred qualifications include an appreciation of the history and mission of Newberry College; evidence of a collaborative leadership style that embraces shared governance and builds a culture of trust among faculty, staff, students, alumni and administrators across the College; demonstrated success in developing and implementing traditional and nontraditional student ministry programs; and an interest and commitment to strengthening ties between Newberry College and other ELCA universities and with the four supporting synods (South Carolina, Southeastern, Florida-Bahamas and Caribbean).

 

About Newberry College:

Newberry College is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1856, located in Newberry, South Carolina , a town of over 10,000. Situated in the midlands of South Carolina, Newberry College is approximately an hour drive to Columbia and Greenville. The College offers over 32 undergraduate degree programs to over 1,250 students. Newberry College seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Newberry College promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. Please visit www.newberry.edu/about to learn more about the College.

 

Application Steps:

Candidates interested in the Campus Pastor position should submit (1) a cover letter addressing the position description, qualifications, and leadership; (2) a curriculum vitae or updated rostered minister profile; and (3) a list of three professional references including name, current position, email, address, and phone number via email to human.resources@newberry.edu with the Subject Line: Campus Pastor. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is fille. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Nikki Brooks, Director of Human Resources, nikki.brooks@newberry.edu.

Job Description

The Integrated Marketing Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, and managing an integrated marketing communication plan. You will work collaboratively with the Department of Marketing & Communications to develop and implement integrated marketing communication strategies across Newberry College’s digital presence to reach internal and external stakeholders. In this role, you are the primary liaison between the Department of Marketing & Communications and Enrollment Management.

 

Essential Duties

  • Collaboratively develop an integrated marketing communication plan that includes vision, goals, objectives, tactics, and performance metrics

  • Develop and implement a vibrant social media program supporting Newberry College’s brand presence, thought leadership, and enrollment goals

  • Prioritize Newberry College’s integrated marketing efforts by implementing digital and print marketing, communications, and social media plans; producing print and electronic publications; streamlining and aligning visual rhetoric of communication materials across all divisions and departments under the guidance of the Director of Marketing and Communications

  • Foster the creation and implementation of strategic, targeted messaging designed to build and expand relationships across Newberry College constituencies (e.g. students, faculty, parents, alumni, parents of alumni, prospective students and their parents, the media, and the community)

  • Partner with college leadership to fuel development of all print, electronic and social media materials

  • Assist with the College’s website design and management and ensure consistency and up-to-date information across the site

  • Collaborate with Newberry College’s community to determine appropriate opportunities for outreach

  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Details

  • Department: Institutional Advancement / Marketing & Communications

  • Status: Full-time

  • FLSA Status: Exempt

  • Work year: Twelve-month

  • Work hours: Standard hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    • Must be able to work flexible hours, including Saturdays, holidays, and evenings as required

 

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication or related field. Five or more years of demonstrated professional experience relating to marketing and communications

  • Graphic design and layout are core skill sets required for this position

 

The successful candidate is:

  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • A natural rapport builder, able to develop and manage productive relationships with institutional staff and faculty

  • A critical, analytical, and creative thinker

  • An excellent communication and strategic message developer with skills across communication channels (e.g., interpersonal, print, electronic, web and social media)

  • A process manager – detail oriented, deadline-centric

  • A strong project manager – able to prioritize, manage, and complete multiple tasks concurrently

  • Proficient with Adobe Creative suite with an emphasis in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

  • Familiar with and/or able to operate within the website’s CMS

  • Knowledgeable of SEO/SEM best practices and associated management, proficiency in Google Tools

 

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to manipulate, handle, grip and feel objects, utensils, tools or controls

  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms

  • Occasionally required to lift, push, pull and/or carry items and objects up to 50 pounds, with a minimum of 25 pounds lifted and carried

  • Occasionally required to lift, push, pull and/or carry items and objects up to 60 pounds

  • Confirmed to have 20/20 vision (corrected or uncorrected)

  • Able to pass a hearing test (corrected or uncorrected)

 

Apply for this Position

Please send resume, cover letter and three professional references to human.resources@newberry.edu with “Integrated Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line.

Department: Center for Student Success (12-month appointment reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of the Center for Student Success)
Appointment at Associate level is available commensurate with experience

Position Description: 

Newberry College is seeking a visionary and “student-first” professional to serve as the Assistant/Associate Director for Student Success and Persistence. The successful candidate will serve on the student success and retention leadership team and play an important role in developing retention initiatives to advance the College’s strategic goals. The Assistant/Associate Director will be responsible for managing many of the day-to-day operations of the Center for Student Success, the hub of student support at the college.  The Assistant/Associate Director has supervision responsibilities for three academic success coaches. 

The successful candidate will be a visionary leader, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.  They will ensure that students who are identified as needing help get the support to succeed academically and matriculate.  This includes managing the Early Alert system, peer and professional tutoring, and other retention-focused initiatives. This person will be a member of the Retention Action Group and student intervention team, with the responsibility for coordinating outreach across campus administrative units including (but not limited to) faculty, admission, student affairs, and athletics. 

The successful candidate will work with a group of students as an academic coach, helping to create and manage academic success plans and ensure student progress.

The Assistant/Associate Director will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available for student help, developing student support programs, and serving on institutional committees.  Newberry College is a residential college, so some night and weekend work will be required. 

Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention. The successful candidate will have intercultural competence and history of success working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations.

 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in student development, counseling, or other area of higher education.
  • Three to five years experience working in a collegiate department with responsibility for retention, academic advising, student success and persistence.

 

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with campus partners to develop programs, interventions and strategic initiatives to promote student success and persistence.
  • Work collaboratively with admission to identify incoming students who need additional support; develop and monitor academic plans accordingly.
  • Foster persistence and completion towards graduation by maintaining a specified caseload of assigned students (populations vary, ex: first generation, transfers, athletes, academically at risk, and/or undeclared students).
  • Work closely and collaboratively with coaches, faculty and staff to develop needed interventions to ensure student academic success.
  • Oversee, implement, and manage strategic student support programing: such as campus-wide professional development, student work program, peer tutoring, summer bridge, programming for first generation students, and/or other initiatives as prioritized by the college.
  • Respond to student issues and concerns; work closely with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with program and successful progress towards graduation.
  • Assist students in developing self-efficacy by identifying and overcoming obstacles that may be impeding academic success; work with students to learn effective time management and organization skills; motivate students to practice self-regulation and take ownership of their academic success.
  • Develop internal marketing to direct students to appropriate academic personnel and campus support resources and collaborate with others to monitor and accelerate the academic progress of referred students.
  • Provide supervision, leadership and mentoring to Academic Success Coaches and other staff in the Center for Student Success.
  • Provide regular data-focused reports on student progression, success, and persistence.
  • Participate in all general office student outreach, early alert interventions, and retention activities.
  • Work with the Assistant Dean to provide support and leadership and supervision to student workers, peer tutors, and peer mentors.
  • Work with the Associate Dean for Student Success to develop and manage other strategic retention initiatives. Collaborate with other stakeholders as needed.
  • Manage the design and effective delivery of information and marketing/promotions using the appropriate modes of technology such as Instagram, Website, WolfDen.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge of student development theories/practices and best practices related to student success, retention and persistence
  • Counseling, advising, mentoring skills
  • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and fluid as situation demands
  • Possess intercultural competence and ability to work with students from diverse and underrepresented populations
  • Interpersonal and personal development skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently on projects
  • Ability to relate effectively and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students
  • Ability to take initiative to plan, implement and assess programs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong technical skills including experience with Excel and other Microsoft programs, Jenzabar and other web-based programs.

Applicants

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put the “Assistant Director of Student Success and Persistence” in the subject line.

Position Description

Newberry College invites applications the position of Assistant/Associate Registrar. The appointment is a full-time, 12-month faculty position in beginning in August 2021.

The successful candidate will be an engaging and outgoing person with excellent communication and customer service skills. They will be an active member of the campus community which includes being widely available to help students, faculty, and staff with reporting, course and classroom scheduling, registration. The successful candidate will be responsible for data entry and student record maintenance and therefore must be focused and detail oriented. This position supports registration, commencement and other events that may require limited weekend & evening work.

Newberry College is committed to the achievement of academic excellence by students from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to giving all students opportunities for success through service and personal attention. The successful candidate will have intercultural competence and history of success working with students from diverse and underrepresented populations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responds to internal and external requests for confidential student information; exercises judgment and discretion, consistent with applicable federal law and College policies, in providing such information.
  • Assists the Registrar with the master academic schedule, including registering students for classes.
  • Maintains master classroom schedule and works, in consultation with the Registrar and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, on schedule and room assignment changes.
  • Assists Registrar in providing current and long-range planning information on classroom needs
  • Responsible for working closely with the Office of Institutional Research to complete internal and external reports including (but not limited to) National Student Clearinghouse and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
  • Works with IT staff to resolve computer system problems; devises methods of data management
  • Takes responsibility for regular training and development on the student information system (Jenzabar) and other supporting software.
  • Works closely with the Dean of Online to support the needs of the online program, to include the Academic Calendar, scheduling and registration
  • Provide data and reports accurately and on time
  • Enters in transfer credit
  • Conduct Junior/Senior audits
  • Be friendly and student focused
  • Continuity of office activities in the absence of the Registrar

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree and at least two years of relevant work experience, or acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • High level of higher-education relevant computer experience with software including Microsoft Office (especially Word and Excel). Experience with integrated student information systems is highly desired. (Newberry utilizes Jenzabar EX as its SIS)
  • Ability to carry out most tasks with limited supervision, but also work closely and cooperatively with Registrar
  • Very organized and attentive to detail.
  • Communicate with the College community and external individuals with courtesy, discretion, and diplomacy.

Applicants

Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put “Assistant Registrar” in the subject line.

Job Summary:  Under the oversight of the Assistant Dean for Student Success, the candidate provides leadership, mentorship and academic intervention to promote student success and persistence to graduation. Assist the Assistant Director of the Center for Student Success in developing, implementing, and enhancing CSS programing and peer mentor program.  

Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Member of a dynamic staff who works collaboratively with campus partners to develop programs, interventions and strategic initiatives to promote student success and persistence.
  • Fosters persistence and completion towards graduation by maintaining a specified caseload of assigned students (populations vary, ex: first generation, transfers, athletes, academically at risk, and/or undeclared students).
  • Manages a caseload of students, providing them with academic assistance and advising; monitors students’ academic progress with check-ins, scheduled meetings, proactive outreach and communication; responding to student questions, concerns, and needs.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with coaches, faculty and staff to develop needed interventions to ensure student academic success.
  • Initiates and coordinates creative student success programs and services to better meet the needs of students. Areas may include enhancing campus tutoring, programing to support first generation and undecided students, athletic enrichment, etc.
  • Assists Assistant Director in developing, coordinating, and maintaining peer mentoring program.
  • Responds to student issues and concerns; works closely with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction with program and successful progress towards graduation.
  • Assists students in developing self-efficacy by identifying and overcoming obstacles that may be impeding academic success; works with students to learn effective time management and organization skills; motivates students to practice self-regulation and take ownership of their academic success.
  • Refers students to appropriate academic personnel and campus support resources and collaborates with others to monitor and accelerate the academic progress of the students referred.
  • Provides regular updates to Assistant Dean concerning retention risks and intervention support; and effective solutions where appropriate.
  • Compiles regular reports and tracks data to assess students’ needs and executes interventions when appropriate.
  • Serves on the Student Intervention Team (SIT) that meets weekly to discuss student issues that can hinder successful persistence.
  • Participates in all general office student outreach, early alert interventions, and retention activities.
  • Works with Assistant Dean/Director to provide support and leadership and in some cases supervision to student workers, peer tutors, and peer mentors.
  • Teaches the first-year seminar course and/or academic skills class as requested by Assistant Dean.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge of student development theories/practices and best practices related to student success, retention and persistence
  • Counseling, advising, mentoring skills
  • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and fluid as situation demands
  • Possess intercultural competence and ability to work with students from diverse and underrepresented populations
  • Interpersonal and personal development skills
  • Must be a self-motivator, problem solver, and tenacious
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently on projects
  • Ability to relate effectively and work collaboratively with faculty, staff and students
  • Ability to take initiative to plan, implement and assess programs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s degree in counseling, student development or some field in higher education HIGHLY preferred.
  • Two years of related higher education experience; preferably within Student Support Services field.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Put “Academic Success Coach” in the subject line.

Newberry College, located in Newberry, South Carolina, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Financial Aid.

 

The Director reports to the Dean of Enrollment Management and supervises an associate director and other professional staff. The Director of Financial Aid administers the operational, financial, and personnel functions to help accomplish the College’s financial aid and enrollment management goals and objectives. The Director will provide expertise and knowledge of best practices and leadership in guiding a model operation.

 

The Position: The Director provides overall management and leadership necessary for the effective administration of the College’s Office of Financial Aid, including, but not limited to, financial aid processing and disbursement, financial counseling, database management, reporting, and auditing. A member of the College’s Strategic Enrollment Management team, the Director, develops policies, scholarship leveraging models and budgets, and student service strategies that support the College’s mission and student recruitment and retention goals. The Director is also responsible for:

  • Providing leadership, management, and support for the Financial Aid and team and develop a competent, productive, and effective staff by hiring, developing, and supervising assigned personnel;
  • Providing leadership and develop appropriate recommendations for the implementation of related technology applications in support of enhanced services offered through the Financial Aid and Enrollment Management team;
  • Developing and administer the College financial aid and scholarship models and policies, office procedures, and funding programs so that recruitment and retention goals are met, as well as meeting net tuition revenue budget targets;
  • Performing institutional financial aid budget and tuition revenue forecasting and management;
  • Coordinating effectively with academic and administrative units across campus to achieve enrollment management goals;
  • Effectively administering PowerFAIDS and Jenzabar databases by developing expert knowledge of the systems, assessing the systems support needs of the Financial Aid, and working cooperatively with the staff of Information Technology and other offices on campus to ensure that the integrity of the systems and data are maintained and that the systems are utilized productively in support of financial aid operations;
  • Facilitating a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds;
  • Creating and promote a culture that values and prioritizes high-quality service delivery for the College’s students and their families;
  • Providing direction and leadership for the day-to-day operations of the team with particular emphasis on compliance, efficient use of technology, communications, student literacy, and financial aid planning;
  • Collaborating with administrators, deans, faculty, IT, advisors, and counselors to facilitate and improve student retention.

 

Qualifications: Candidates should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Eight (8) years of experience in a college or university financial aid office, at least three years at the program manager, Assistant Director, or Director level is preferred;
  • Experience monitoring, applying, and communicating about Title IV eligibility; CFR 34, and the Federal Register;
  • A record of successful outcomes in the development and achievement of enrollment goals is preferred;
  • Employee selection, supervision, and development skills are preferred. Experience managing institutional enrollment in federal systems (Common Origination and Disbursement, EdConnect, NSLDS, E-App), SAIG agreements, VA Once, and the HRSA Grants database;
  • The ability to understand complex student information systems and to use those systems effectively in management and strategic capacity is required; experience with Jenzabar and PowerFAIDS is strongly preferred.

 

Applications: Application Review will begin immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Candidates should submit the following via email to human.resources@newberry.edu with the Subject Line: Director of Financial Aid:

  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position
  • Resume
  • List of three professional references

Summary

Newberry College is seeking a skilled, innovative, dynamic individual for the position of Director of Information Technology Services. This individual provides leadership for IT projects, technology, and service delivery. The IT Director will emphasize collaboration, communication, service, and improvement of client experiences. The ideal candidate will be an IT leader with technology experience in higher education, who demonstrates these qualities as well as professional and personal integrity, and is committed to collaboration, innovation, and creativity.

As a working manager, the IT Director is a technologist's position which offers the responsibilities of leading a skilled staff, as well as opportunities for strategic planning for technology solutions in higher education. This is not a networking management focused position. The successful candidate will understand data and data structures focused on the college’s ERP and related systems. They will effectively oversee managed service providers and be an effective project manager.

Responsibilities also include directing all campus technology operations, as well as the support and maintenance of existing infrastructure, applications, and the development of new technical solutions. The Director of IT should be able to translate these technical solutions and requirements into business terms for non-technical people.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Provides day-to-day supervision; selects, mentors, supervises, and evaluates the IT technology staff.

· Facilitates communication between faculty, staff, vendors, and other technology resources within the college community.

· Sits on on appropriate committees to represent information technology department, including chairing our “JenzPro” group composed of SIS module managers from each campus department.

· Serves as leader of implementation and campus-wide usage of our ERP, Jenzabar, and other related systems.

· Develops, implements and maintains effective policies and practices for all campus technologies.

· Ensures access, security and usage are in accordance with college policies and applicable state and federal laws.

· Designs, implements, and evaluates systems that support clients in the productive use of computer hardware and software.

· Oversees all computer operations, including local area networks, wide-area networks, and database services.

· Establishes a client-centered culture and a demonstrated service commitment for IT staff and services.

· Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with all campus stakeholders.

· Evaluates enterprise systems security and backup procedures.

· Develops and maintains current disaster recovery plan for all major information technology systems.

· Provides strategic and tactical planning, budget planning and management.

· Assesses the feasibility of new and emerging technologies that will meet the needs of today’s diverse campus and student populations.

· Develops, evaluates, and coordinates the information systems and technology infrastructure for the college.

· Serves as project manager for all information technology-based initiatives.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

· Extensive working knowledge of Windows Servers, Windows Workstations, database software (MS SQL), software development tools, and telecommunications systems in the higher education environment

· Ability to develop, implement and evaluate information technology projects and programs.

· Comprehensive knowledge of IT security and the associated risks

· Knowledge of regulatory issues related to security including but not limited to FERPA, HIPAA, PCI, HEOA and copyright laws.

· Understanding of the potential of technology to advance the mission of the college, combined with exceptional integrity, intelligence, maturity, and a commitment to diversity are essential.

· Comprehensive understanding of design, management, and operation of managed IT systems

· An understanding of trends in information technology and the impact they have on higher education issues.

· Project management experience

· Experience soliciting organization feedback regarding technology services delivery and incorporating feedback for improvement.

· Effective verbal and written communications skills, effective presentation skills and collaborative spirit, all geared toward service and facilitation of mission critical activities.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

College degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related technical degree required. Additional professional experience and/or technical certifications are desirable. Minimum six years professional experience in an IT management position, preferably in higher education.

 

Applicants

Send cover letter, resume and list of three references to human.resources@newberry.edu. Please put “Director of IT” in the subject line.

Newberry College, an NCAA Division II associate member of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC), invites applications for the position of Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full time 12-month position.

Job Overview

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: recruiting, overseeing the academic progress of student-athletes, regular practice sessions and game preparation; scouting and other duties as needed to continue the success of the program. 

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position. This candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Newberry College, South Atlantic Conference, and the NCAA. Candidate must have previous playing/coaching experience in NCAA.

Applicants

Email cover letter and resume to human.resources@newberry.edu. Please put “Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach” in the subject line.  


College Employment Policy

These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

About Newberry College

Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational institution with a diverse student population. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College continues to be ranked among the South’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report, consistently honored for value (No. 4), social mobility (No. 7) and overall best (No. 11). Offering baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors, four online degree-completion programs, five dual-degree programs, and one graduate program, the College’s foundation remains grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, the College offers 21 NCAA Division II sports, cheerleading, dance and esports. Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the National Association of Schools of Music.

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