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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Academic Advisor (5795)

DEPARTMENT:
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center

POSITION SUMMARY:
Serve as an Academic Advisor to general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors in the Student Success Center, which offers support services to ULM students. For students that have declared an academic major, the focus will be on early intervention and strengthening academic and/or college survival skills. Career planning will be offered as needed.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides academic advising, including analysis and integration, for new and continuing college students, collegiate students, specifically, for general studies, undeclared, pre-pharmacy majors, and all pre-professional Health Sciences majors.

2. Provides academic advising assistance for majors other than those stated above to all colleges across campus. This assistance may be pre-advising sessions, training to faculty advisors, materials development and creation, as needed.

3. Provides career planning, helping students make decisions on college majors and career opportunities. Collaborates with Career Connections and refers students to career information.

4. Makes students aware of campus and community resources. Resolves problems related to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material.

5. Evaluates transfer credits and applicability of academic credit to program requirements.

6. Collaborates as a team member on development, coordination, and implementation of student retention initiatives, workshops, and other related programs.

7. Remains up-to-date regarding university policies, procedures, and student requirements; includes familiarity with student handbooks, ULM catalogs, degree requirements, drop/adds, financial aid, etc.

8. Collects data and participates in assessment of services. Creates reports and maintains student files. Uses technology to enhance delivery of service to students.

9. Attends staff meetings and training sessions, and maintains currency in profession. Participates on college committees as needed.

10. Assists in the development and implementation of Student Success Center materials.

11. May supervise undergraduate and graduate student employees; may participate in training and evaluative sessions and recommend methods to improve performance.

12. Plays an instrumental role in the processing, support services, and referrals related to the Beginning Freshmen Initiative and other retention programs.

13. Prepares for and teaches the University Seminar (UNIV 1001 & 1010) each fall and spring semester; prepares and teaches other university classes in appropriate content areas as directed.

14. Works with target students like scholarship recipients, emerging scholars, non-traditional students, and other groups as needed.

15. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s degree related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

APPLICATIONS:
Review of applications will begin on February 2, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send letter, resumé, and three letters of recommendation to:

Barbara Michaelides, Director of Retention
Clarke M. Williams Student Success Center
University of Louisiana
700 University Ave.
Monroe, LA 71209-1196

or electronic submission of materials to:

pate@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
News and Public Affairs Director (5736)

DEPARTMENT:
KEDM Public Radio

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The University of Louisiana at Monroe is in search of an experienced, energetic, and organized individual to help lead and manage public radio station KEDM’s news and information programming and related operations.  This position oversees the local news and information service of KEDM, including the production of in-depth features, interviews, and spot stories.  We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to story telling.  The News and Public Affairs Director must work cooperatively with the station management team, staff members, volunteers, and the general public.  This is a 12-month professional position reporting to the Director of University Broadcasting.  The News and Public Affairs Director shall perform the following duties:

1.  Work closely with the Director of University Broadcasting to develop the vision for all news and information programming.

2.  Plan, gather, write, produce, edit and announce news stories; conduct interviews; produce long-form, public affairs, and spot news programming.

3.  Serve as local, live on-air Morning Edition host.

4.  Develop and supervise production of non-news information programming.

5.  Provide special event and emergency news and information coverage when needed.

6.  Work extended hours, including weekend, evening, and holiday work, as needed. 

7.  Recruit, supervise, provide training for, and mentor news and public affairs staff, volunteers and student interns.

8.  Work in a broadcast studio/office environment and on remote locations; must have reliable personal transportation.

9.  Maintain the quarterly issues/programs reports for the F.C.C. public file.

10.  Assist in fundraising efforts and community outreach, such as membership drives and events, as needed.

11.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of University Broadcasting.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Required:

1.  Four-year college degree in journalism, communications, political science or related field, plus four years journalism experience, print and/or broadcast.

2.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

3.  Demonstrated research/investigative journalistic skills.

4.  Ability to prioritize and handle several projects at once.

5.  Sound organizational skills, with great attention to detail.

6.  Ability to meet objectives under deadline pressure.

7.  Ability to work in a group environment, and to take direction well.

Preferred:

8.  On-air experience and experience working with sound recordings, radio production and digital audio editing.

9.  Experience in digital publishing, social media for news and the NPR Core Publisher content management system.

10.  Experience training others in the above skills.

11.  Knowledge of the National Public Radio format and public radio style.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience.  Appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

CLOSING DATE:
A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, resume, three letters of recommendation, and an aircheck/portfolio to:

Jay Curtis, Director of University Broadcasting
University of Louisiana at Monroe
250 Stubbs Hall, 401 Bayou Drive
Monroe, LA 71209-8214

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Director, Physical Plant (5727)

DEPARTMENT:
Physical Plant

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Scope of Work
The Director of the Physical Plant reports to the Chief Business Officer and is responsible for the university custodial, maintenance, renovation and grounds programs, which include all utility services on a university campus with over 2.4 million square feet of space located in sixty buildings spaced on 238 acres of landscaped grounds. The director is also responsible for an auto services department that schedules and maintains approximately sixty cars and light trucks and two buses.

Supervision Exercised
Directly supervises administrative personnel and a staff consisting of an assistant director, custodian manager, assistant director for grounds, and facility maintenance manager, who supervise more than 75 classified staff positions.

Job Duties
Advises the Chief Business Officer regarding all Physical Plant matters.

Work closely with the Facilities Planning Officer in the design and implementation of major systems which will require future maintenance.

Prepares annual budgets. Monitors and adjusts scheduled work in order to comply with approved budgets throughout the fiscal year.

Supervise, plan and implement a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for the entire Physical Plant. The program covers the vehicles, structures, climate control equipment, grounds and all facets of operations and maintenance necessary to extend the life of university real property facilities and to ensure the continued operation of these facilities.

Provide, maintain and review electronic maintenance work order system. Visit periodically the approval methods for submitted work orders.

Prepares plans and specifications for specific projects to be done by outside contractors. Inspects and approves contractors’ performance.

Review inventory levels periodically in the warehouse to provide proper material supplies, review internal controls, policy and procedures.

Review motor pool policy and procedures regularly.

Prepares cost studies, economic analyses and statistical data.

Monitor a safety program of the department. Coordinate with the university EHS Officer and Office of Risk Management on matters of inspection, accident investigation, and other necessary components.

Establish, review, and adjust as necessary departmental organizational charts. Coordinate with Human Resources to maintain updated documents.

Annually evaluates the performance of directly supervised subordinates and reviews and approves evaluation of lower level subordinates.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Minimum of five years management experience in Physical Plant operations or related field.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field. Master’s Degree and Higher Education experience preferred.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Please send letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Bill Graves
Chief Business Officer
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue, Library Suite 623
Monroe, LA 71209

Email: graves@ulm.edu

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Assistant Tennis Coach (5666)

DEPARTMENT:    
Athletics

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will work under the direction of the Head Tennis Coach. Primary duties shall include assisting the Head Coach in the organization, management, and administration of NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis program. Responsibilities shall include but not limited to: recruiting, scheduling, practice management, and monitoring academic progress of student-athletes within the tennis program. Additional responsibilities include assisting with athletic department fundraising objectives, and increasing community support through positive public relations initiatives. The successful candidate must have and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to compliance with all NCAA and Sun Belt Conference rules and regulation as well as perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred; collegiate experience preferred. Experience in recruiting successful student-athletes preferred, must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to work with a diverse population.

SALARY & BENEFITS:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATIONS:
Submit letter of application, resume, and references to:

ULM Department of Athletics
Terrence DeJongh, Head Tennis Coach
308 Warhawk Way
Monroe, LA 71209  

You may visit our website at www.ulmwarhawks.com

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:
Property Control Manager (5255)

DEPARTMENT:
Property Control

Immediate Supervisor: Assistant Director of Physical Plant

GENERAL FUNCTION:
The primary duties of the Property Control Manager are management of the University's property, oversight of the procedures for the accountability of non-expendable property purchased by or donated to the University, assurance of compliance with State of Louisiana regulations governing surplus property, management of the Property Control warehouse and disposition of worn out/surplus property on behalf of the University, and direct supervision and management of the Property Control Department. The Property Control Manager schedules and conducts departmental inventories and maintains a database of movable property.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Higher education course work in accounting, business, etc. a plus. College degree preferred.

Experience: At least three years experience in responsible supervisory positions in inventory management, property control, or a related area is required. Experience in hazardous waste safety management, industrial safety, or a related area is preferred.

Skills: Administrative and supervisory skills are required. Effective oral and written communication skills are required.

Effort: Requires daily lifting and moving of office equipment such as desks, file cabinets, bookcases, etc., weighing up to 100 pounds.

License: Requires a valid Louisiana driver's license

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Reduces the potential for the loss or misappropriation of non-expendable University property by establishing procedures for the receipt, tagging, distribution and subsequent accountability of property purchased by or donated to the University, scheduling and conducting annual inventories, resolving discrepancies between inventory reports and actual on-hand property, and adjusting inventory records to reflect property accountability.

2. Assures the security of new University property by assuring established policies and procedures regarding identification and documentation are followed, and securing newly delivered items from misappropriation, damage, and theft from arrival through documented delivery to the department that is purchasing the item.

3. Ensures that the University complies with the State of Louisiana requirements regarding accountability of state property by establishing a schedule for annual departmental inventories, updating property lists, and maintaining auditable inventory records.

4. Prevents institutional liability and ensures compliance with State of Louisiana regulations governing surplus property by enforcing State of Louisiana procedures for the disposition of surplus property and maintaining accountability of property.

5. Ensures that the Property Control Office has an accurate inventory of non-expendable University property by maintaining an up-to-date computer database which lists the type and cost of all property purchased by or donated to the University, as well as the department which received the property and its location, and reconciling the inventory database with the records of expenditures for property.

6. Facilitates the generation of revenues for the University from the sale of scrap metal.

7. Provides property management for all University departments by transporting or arranging for the transport of worn out/surplus property to the University's warehouse, warehousing surplus property, determining if surplus property should be issued to another department, delivering property to users, and maintaining accurate inventory records of property stored in the warehouse.

8. Assists faculty in completing grant proposals for scholarly activities by providing them with detailed information regarding the on-hand inventory, by make and model, of scientific, research, testing, educational, data processing, and similar equipment which is a requirement of grant proposal requests.

9. Assists University departments in obtaining property from Louisiana Property Assistance Agency by serving as a liaison with the state office authorized to make purchases for the University.

10. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses when required.

SUPERVISION:
The Property Control Manager is supervised by the Assistant Director of Physical Plant and supervises student, full-time, and part-time employees in the Property Control and Moving Crew/Setups departments.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience

CLOSING DATE:
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATIONS:
Send letter, resume, three letters of recommendation to:

Physical Plant
The University of Louisiana at Monroe
501 Warhawk Way
Monroe, Louisiana 71209

Telephone: (318) 342- 5170

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

 

  


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