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Staff Positions


Head of Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and College seeks a Head of Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian with responsibilities in cataloging, maintenance of Sierra ILS through the MOBIUS Consortium, and management and processing of electronic resources.

Responsibilities include:
• Management of cataloging processes including cataloging and classification of all library materials, supervision of one student assistant, and developing and management of cataloging policies and procedures
• Supervision of serials processing
• Administration of Sierra ILS through MOBIUS Consortium
• Processing and maintenance of all electronic format records
• Management and troubleshooting of all electronic resources including databases, e-books, e-journals, Contentdm, LibGuides, and all other resources in digital format
• Administration of library discovery service (Ebsco)
• Management of digitization projects and metadata

Required Qualifications:
• ALA accredited Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science degree
• Working knowledge of cataloging standards and practices including: OCLC, MARC formats, AACR2, RDA, Dewey Decimal Classification, and Library of Congress subject headings
• Ability to use common office productivity software, including Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment
• A strong Christian with high integrity and commitment as shown by involvement in a local church

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge and experience in theological librarianship
• Knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Sierra (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.)
• Experience with various forms of library technology and electronic resources

Salary & Benefits:
This is a full-time, appointed academic support staff position reporting to the Director of Library Services. Salary range is dependent upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is also available.

Application Procedure:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications for meeting the position responsibilities and a current curriculum vitae or resume to:

Mrs. Lauren Graham (lgraham@mbts.edu)
Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Office

Preferred starting date is August 1, 2017. Additional questions about the position may be directed to Kenette Harder (kharder@mbts.edu), Director of Library Services.


Housing Maintenance Supervisor

Campus Operations

Status: Full Time
Pay Scale: Based on Skill set
Reports to the Director of Campus Operations

OVERVIEW: The Housing Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the renovation, routine maintenance, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation, plumbing, and electrical repairs of all on campus housing units.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
a) Inspect work performed on apartments
b) Inspect vacant units for renovation
c) Install outside air conditioning units
d) Repair furnaces
e) Order supplies as needed
f) Contact vendors for contract work
g) Instruct assistants as needed in basic maintenance work
h) Coordinate work with Director of Campus Operations
i) Keep records of Freon usage

Detailed Responsibilities:
a) Daily-check work orders, check vacant units for progress, purchase supplies
b) Monthly – check stairs, decks, gutters and downspouts in buildings 5051-5063, foyer lights, and basement lights
c) Quarterly- change furnace filters in housing units
d) Seasonal (Spring) – check air conditioners (Freon, clean condensers, repair leaks)
e) Seasonal (Fall) – check furnaces (flue, heat exchanger, carbon monoxide, thermostat, fan limit
f) Vacant Units – clean ductwork, clean refrigerator coils, check plumbing, windows, faucets, outlets, blinds, carpet, walls, lights, tile in bathroom, patio doors and screens, do final inspection after cleaned

Qualifications:
a) Certification in air conditioning/refrigeration by EPA Section 608.
b) Valid driver’s license.
c) Must have a high school education or equivalent and be able to watch budget numbers.
d) Have a general knowledge of building maintenance. Understand refrigeration, plumbing, and electricity. Be certified to use and purchase Freon. Be familiar with gas and electric furnaces and have general carpentry skills.
e) Ability to read basic electrical schematics. Ability to do repairs in air conditioning and electrical circuits. Ability to trouble shoot electrical and air conditioning problems. Ability to use plumbing, electrical, and Freon equipment. Good knowledge of multi-housing is an asset.

Physical Demands:
Will work in extreme outside temperatures from very cold to very hot. Requires working in tight spaces and consistent bending, squatting, walking and crawling. Will climb ladders and lift up to 100 pounds and in addition to lifting will push and pull heavy objects. Exposure to loud noises, dust fumes and gasses. Tasks will require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots and hardhats. Loose fitting clothing not permitted.
If interested in applying for Housing Maintenance Supervisor please contact:
Mervin Chapman, Dir. of Campus Operations
816-589-0758 Cell
mchapman@mbts.edu


FULL TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Student Life and Events

Status: Full Time
Reports to the Director of Student Life & Events

OVERVIEW: The Office of Student Life & Events exists to create a vibrant campus environment, and to provide students with activities that promote growth and community. The Administrative Assistant supports this mission by serving the Director of Student Life & Events, and by working to manage day to day tasks within the office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage budget records and report to Director of Student Life & Events
• Oversee and manage the calendar of the Director of Student Life & Events
• Give oversight to conference planning and overall management
• Give oversight to campus event planning and preparation
• Basic administrative tasks within the office
• Serve as the primary point of contact for the office (email and phone), and be able to return messages in a timely manner
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Interpersonal skills appropriate for interaction with faculty, staff, students, and guests
• Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard
• Standard administrative skills (Word, Excel, and other basic computer programs)
• High School Diploma or equivalent minimum

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PART TIME RESIDENT ASSISTANT (RA):

Student Life and Events

Status: Part Time (Flex Schedule). Reports to the Director of Student Life & Events and the Campus Life Coordinator

This position is a considered a flexible shift. This position is required to work a minimum of 5 hours within the office weekly, and to be present to work all additional assigned events. Due to the nature of the position, the RA is “on call” to some degree, and as a result some weeks may require more hours than others. As a result, this position requires a level of flexibly and availability, including nights and weekends.

OVERVIEW: The Office of Student Life & Events exists to create a vibrant campus environment, and to provide students with activities that promote growth and community. The Resident Assistant supports this mission by serving residents within campus housing, and assisting within the office of Student Life & Events.

Both male and female RA positions are currently open.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and serve residents within campus housing
• Basic administrative tasks within campus housing
• Promote community and growth among residents, and serve as a resource for students
• Contribute to campus event planning and preparation
• Basic administrative tasks within the office of Student Life & Events
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a current Midwestern student, at any degree level
• Interpersonal skills appropriate for interaction with faculty, staff, students, and guests
• Ability to maintain satisfactory attendance and punctuality standard
• Standard administrative skills (Email, Word, Excel, etc…)

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Application for On-Campus Employment

Student Opportunities


THERE ARE ALWAYS OPPORTUNITIES for student employment at Midwestern Seminary. Home to Sprint, H&R Block, AMC Theaters, Applebee’s, Hallmark and more, Kansas City has been called the “heart of entrepreneurship in the Midwest.” The thriving business community provides ample jobs in the area. Just a few examples of employment for students can be found at places like these:

For additional employment opportunities, please visit KansasCityJobs.net. You can search job boards, company career pages, and associations for jobs in Kansas City with one search. This is a free service with no registration necessary.

For students wishing to access available ministry positions, login to the Student Portal, then click Job Search.

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