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Midland College in Midland, Texas
Date Posted 06/14/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Status Full Time
Classification Title Para-Professional-12m
Work Location Main Campus- 3600 N. Garfield ST. Midland, TX 79705
Job Summary

Responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring student well-being initiatives. Responsibilities include providing intramural sports events and developing programs focusing on areas such as alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, mental health, nutrition, general health, sexual health, and sexual violence prevention. These programs should create awareness, promote motivation, and provide tools for students that help them adapt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Other responsibilities include creating and implementing preventative resiliency and mental health education focusing on stress reduction, managing new and changing relationships, succeeding in a challenging academic environment, and other transitional student development issues. Additionally, this position will provide some direct support and intervention for students to manage these and similar issues.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required

Two years experience in student personnel, student activities, counseling, sports, or a closely related field

Strong organization, planning, and managerial skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate student engagement programs

Proven ability to motivate target populations

Present and lead trainings or workshops for students and professional staff

Demonstrated ability to build and maintain rapport with students, staff,
faculty, and community agencies

Interpersonal skills with a demonstrated record of successful work with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels both inside and outside a higher education setting

Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize duties when faced with interruptions, distractions, and fluctuating workload

Ability to exercise initiative and work independently

Track, collect, and synthesize data in spreadsheets and report formats

Use tact and diplomacy and maintain a high level of confidentiality

Strong commitment to teamwork and student support

Ability to learn and interpret Midland College policies and procedures as well as state and federal laws for compliance

Common knowledge of different sporting equipment, rules, and field set up

Computer literacy, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation

Must have a current Texas Class “C” driver license or the ability to acquire one and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in student affairs, Student Personnel, Higher Education, counseling, Kinesiology or closely related field

Experience student affairs work or related specialty area with a master’s degree

Essential Functions

Utilize relevant research and evidence-based practices for creating a positive individual and environmental outcomes for students as well as developing student learning outcomes for the programs developed

Coordinate health and wellness, intramural sports, and Alcohol and Drug Awareness prevention programs for the department of Student Life and maintain compliance with state laws and campus policies and procedures

Schedule, develop, implement, deliver and assess health and wellness outreach and prevention programs to the Midland College student body in the areas including, but not limited to: mental health, substance abuse, sexual health, sexual assault prevention, and overall wellness. Target areas to include, but not limited to health screening, smoking cessation, STI’s and HIV/AIDS prevention, communicable diseases, blood drives, alcohol, and drug abuse awareness, sleep deprivation, stress management, healthy relationships, anxiety, depression, and suicide prevention

Plan, provide, and obtain approval for student activities (including maintenance of calendar of events) and providing campus-wide advertisement of activities

Develop and implement evaluation tools to assess programs.

Develop program reports, participant evaluations, statistical data, and other relevant information to make recommendations on the scope, size, and nature of future programs.

Collaborate with various campus departments and various off-campus community partners on health and wellness promotions, including, but not limited to, Athletics, Residence Life, MC Police, blood donor partners, HIV/AIDS prevention organizations, and sexual assault/domestic violence centers

Be the main point of contact for the student body for any questions, referrals, or concerns regarding health and wellness and our efforts for compliance

Use a wide range of accessible media, including educational technologies, electronic and web-based programs, and social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to create, develop and promote student participation in health education and promotion programs.

Recruit, train and supervise staff as needed (game officials, referees, work-study students, part-time staff, etc.)

Supervise, oversee, and maintain the game room and its equipment daily

Develop a public relations plan to promote intramural sports and health and wellness

Produce a monthly newsletter for the Student Life Department to include: intramural sports, health and wellness, campus housing, and student activities for all events, programs, and activities

Purchase and maintain equipment and supplies for intramural sports and health and wellness

Work effectively both autonomously and as a team member

Will be working directly with students, faculty, and staff

Some travel may be required

Fiscal management of budget

Participate in continuing education, professional and personal development opportunities

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Required to set up and take down equipment for activities

Ability to move or lift up to 30 pounds

Ability to sit or stand for a long period of time

Use of manual dexterity

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Must be able to work extended/flexible hours during periods of registration, intramural activities, health and wellness activities, athletic sporting events, and at Midland College or community events

Socially and physically involved environment

Work performed indoors and outdoors at Midland College and community events

Work both on-campus and off-campus

Will be working directly with students, faculty, and staff

Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town may be required

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Min Salary $3,038.75 per month
Max Salary $3,166.67 per month
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.
Posting Number P00693S2016
Open Date 04/22/2021
Position Available Immediately
Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, Resume, and Transcripts (if applicable.) Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire (if applicable). If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

EEO Statement

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your qualifications in relation to this position. Please be specific and answer in complete sentences.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • None
    • GED or High School Diploma
    • Some College
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
  3. * Why do you want to work for Midland College?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * From the list below, please indicate how you first learned about this employment opportunity?
    • AcademicJobsToday.com
    • AdjunctProfessorJobs.com
    • AllHigherEd.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • CommunityCollegeJobs.com
    • Craigslist
    • FacultyJobs.net
    • Glassdoor.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • MC Employee
    • MC Human Resources Office
    • MC Website
    • Midland Chamber of Commerce
    • Newspaper
    • Snagajob.com
    • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
    • Television
    • Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)
    • ZipRecruiter.com
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
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