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Undergraduate Online Advisor

Job Type: Part-time
Job Description:
Working with the Dean of Online Studies and the Assistant Director of Online Studies, this person will be responsible to personally contact new students in order to enhance early performance, thus impacting persistence and graduation rates.

1.Advising New Online Students.
a.Contact each new online undergraduate student by email immediately after their acceptance into the online program to congratulate them and to introduce themselves as the student’s advisor.
b.Contact each new online student by phone before their first class to answer questions, give academic advice, and direct them to appropriate College personnel for necessary information.
c.Answer inquiries and requests by new students and to help them with the enrollment process.
d.Track new student contacts in an Excel file and prepare weekly progress reports for the Online Department.

2.Advising Continuing Online Students.
a.Contact each online student a minimum of once a year to maintain contact and encourage progress through the program.
b.Answer student’s questions about the program and their degree progress.
c.Track student progress, maintain an up-to-date file of student progress, and notify students of program changes or updates.
d.Contact each student who has not enrolled in class following the registration deadline to encourage continued academic progress.
e.Advise the Online department of updates on student’s situations.
f.Prepare weekly progress reports for the Dean of Online Studies and the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Online Studies.

a.Be familiar with all webpages that deal with students in general and online students specifically.
b.Alert the Online Department to any errors or problems in the Midwestern website that need correction.

4.Program Promotion
a.Work with the Online Department to alert and educate online students of program promotions or changes that would affect the student.

a.Work with the Online Administrative Assistant as needed by informing graduation candidates of deadlines for information, forms, fees, etc.
b.Help the Online Administrative Assistant to coordinate breakfast for graduates on morning of graduation.

6.General Duties: These include the following essential duties
and responsibilities:
a.General typing (i.e. email contact with students and weekly reports)
b.Develop work-hours schedule
c.Telephone support – answering calls and transferring calls when necessary
d.Provide assistance to the students when necessary (i.e., deliver messages to students, set up appointments with professors, etc.)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are examples of the skill, knowledge, effort, responsibility and working conditions that are required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to assist individuals with disabilities who are otherwise able to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred; Online course and LMS experience and/or two to five years related experience and/or training is preferred.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administration, faculty and the students. Ability to use proper phone etiquette, as well as show courtesy and wisdom in dealing with sensitive issues in contacts with trustees, faculty, staff and students. Ability to write timely reports and business correspondence.

Ability to use common office productivity software, including Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), Canvas and CAMS software. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret software and hardware instructions.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Ability to plan and calendar long-range projects of a year or more, and the ability to systematically work out the plans developed. Ability to organize and track the schedules and student advising processes.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee frequently is required to sit for periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This position will require an office space on campus and specific office hours as determined by the Dean of Online Studies.
This position will require the following:
1.Internet access suitable for the job tasks. (provided by MBTS)
2.A computer capable of fulfilling the job tasks. (provided by MBTS)
3.A dedicated phone used to advise students. (provided by MBTS)
4.The availability to work 20 hours/week.
5.The availability to meet weekly with the online team.
6.Provide weekly reports
7.Monitor Online Connect Compliance

Apart from the weekly meeting with the online team, this position will be exempt from all other staff meetings and chapel attendance.

Please contact Lauren Graham (lgraham@mbts.edu) if interested.

Maintenance Technician (Part Time)

Job Description:
Qualified individuals will be responsible for the following:
• Electrical
• Plumbing.
• Carpentry
• Painting
• Light Porter duties. Mopping, cleaning of restrooms

• High School Diploma or GED
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
• Frequently, bend, stoop and reach to move items at various heights (i.e., floor level, shoulder level or using a ladder).
• Operate a computer efficiently
• Background check
• Drug test.

Job Type:20+

Job Location:
• Kansas City, MO

Preferred experience:
• Some facilities maintenance experience

Chris Yocom, CYocom@mbts.edu

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.

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