Security Guard-Part Time
Position Summary: The individual selected as Security Guard will maintain the safety and security of people and property at Ohio Valley University by patrolling areas on foot and enforcing university regulations.
Accountability: This position reports to the Security Supervisor.
• Patrols assigned areas on foot, checking for fires, vandalism, suspicious activity or persons, or safety/fire hazards.
• Prepares daily and periodic reports to Security Supervisor regarding activities.
• Responds promptly to investigate and properly document calls for service in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
• As delegated, carries out or assists with security assessments and site surveys.
• Ensures compliance with University policies, including parking rules and regulations and performs appropriate enforcement action.
• Assists visitors in building or on grounds needing directions or campus information.
• Escorts people/property to desired destination when monies, documents or safety of property or persons are a concern.
• Initiates calls for assistance to appropriate agency or supervisor.
• Inspects and distributes campus mail and packages according to procedure.
• Assist with campus maintenance during inclement weather.
• May provide security at sporting events and other extracurricular activities.
• Uses critical thinking, interpersonal communication skills, and good judgment to appropriately resolve issues.
• Familiarity with and knowledge of Ohio Valley University and its procedures and be able to effectively communicate that information.
• Availability for work must be conducive to our responsibility for 24 hour coverage.
Job Description: Security Guard (continued)
• Ability to work effectively with different personality types.
• Ability to work independently with little to no supervision.
• A strong identification with and support of Ohio Valley University’s goals and mission.
• Written and interpersonal communication skills which support the ability to submit accurate documentation and effectively communicate.
• Demonstrate acceptable ability to use relevant equipment including desktop computer, first aid kit, two way radios, motorized conveyance, and screening devices.
• Strong observation and reporting skills.
• Ability to climb stairs and walk short distances.
Education and Training:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Two years experience as a security officer; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
• A valid driver’s license and clean MVR.
• Computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook.
• Hours will vary based on University and departmental needs.
• Ability to perform basic functions of security officer with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Indoor, outdoor, and vehicular patrols in all types of weather.
Resumes can be submitted to email@example.com.
Position Summary: The individual will provide leadership to plan, organize and manage all of the activities related to the office of the Registrar, including serving as the official authorized keeper of the university's student records.
Accountability: This position reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).
Qualifications: Master degree preferred. Baccalaureate degree required. A minimum of three years of direct experience or five years of experience in a related area is required. Five years of direct experience in a college or other academic community is preferred. Employee must be an active member of a Church of Christ congregation.
• Hire, supervise, and evaluate the staff within the office of the Registrar
• Organize and administer the records, registration and graduation functions, including transcript evaluations in order to provide maximum service to students while ensuring efficient and effective workflow
• Participate and serve as part of the Deans’ Council. Lead initiatives as determined by the VPAA
• Supervise the coordination, evaluation, and certification of all graduation applications, and assist with the complete graduation processes, including elements of the rehearsal and ceremony
• Responsible for collecting, recording, maintaining, and reporting on student records and data within FERPA guidelines, e.g., grades, registration data, transcripts, mid-term verification, and athletic eligibility
• Provide leadership and develop appropriate recommendations for the implementation of related technology application in support of enhanced services offered through MyLink and the office of the Registrar
• Develop and administer the departmental budget
• Problem-solve the research, analysis, and resolution of student disputes as they relate to student records, registration, and other applicable policies
• Collaborate with administrators, deans, faculty, IT, and counselors to facilitate and improve services to students, including catalog and registration/records policy questions
• Participate in professional development activities and serve on university committees that support the goals and objectives of the offices of the Registrar and Academic Affairs
• Provide back-up for records and registration services, including registering students, issuing transcripts, answering phones, scanning, reporting grades, and working special events
This person will manage the personnel and the files within the office of the Registrar.
• Familiarity with and knowledge of Ohio Valley University and its procedures and ability to communicate that information effectively to OVU constituents
• Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and time-management skills
• Ability to work effectively with different personality types and competing agendas
• Ability to work independently with little to no supervision; must be self-motivated and a self-starter
• Intellectual creativity, independent judgment, and impeccable integrity
• A strong identification with and support of Ohio Valley University’s goals and mission
• The ability and instinctive response to put the University's interests ahead of personal interests
• A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change
• Ability to collaborate effectively with college departments and cross-functional teams
• Calm and assured performance under pressure
• Genuine love for all people without discrimination
• Circumspection with sensitive information
• Desire to make a difference, not just to earn a living
• Good team player
• Faithful, active member of the Churches of Christ
Education and Training
• Master degree preferred. Baccalaureate degree required.
• Proven record of successful supervisory experience in a people-oriented environment
• Three years of direct experience or five years in a related area. Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver the services of the office of the Registrar
• Office setting
• Regular office hours required
Candidates should send a letter of application; resume; and names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty Member in Psychology, College of Biblical Studies and Behavioral Sciences
Ohio Valley University invites applications for an individual to serve as an associate professor of psychology at the undergraduate level. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an extensive knowledge of the field of psychology including theoretical and practical applications. Primary responsibilities will include student advising/mentoring and teaching courses including but not limited to: introduction to psychology seminar, counseling theories, abnormal psychology, group dynamics, family systems, tests and measurements, social psychology, and history and systems. Preferred candidates will have an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., or Psy.D.), and must be an active member of a Church of Christ congregation; a candidate who is ABD may be considered. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Jonathan P. Miller, undergraduate department chair (email@example.com) or Dr. Michael Moss, dean of the College of Biblical Studies and Behavior Sciences (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Associate Director of Admissions
Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the individual selected as Associate Director of Admissions will perform recruitment and admission activities to successfully attract quality students to attend Ohio Valley University and work with them from inquiry to enrollment.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum two years related work experience in recruitment, marketing, and/or sales strongly desired. Must be an active member of a Church of Christ congregation.
• Successfully market Ohio Valley University to prospective students and families.
• Consistently exceed weekly contact and activity goals in an effort to meet monthly, quarterly, and annual goals for applications and for early acceptance.
• Maintain and appropriately document consistent and regular communication with prospective students and parents throughout the admissions process via email, phone call, face-to-face conversation, text message, social media, and other outlets as appropriate.
• Help organize group information sessions for prospective students, parents, youth ministers, and guidance counselors.
• Encourage prospective students and parents to visit campus and coordinate with campus visit staff to ensure the success of each visit.
• Establish positive, lasting relationships with prospective students, parents, church leaders, alumni, Board of Trustee Members, current students, and guidance counselors to promote Ohio Valley University in counselor’s assigned geographic territory.
• Represent Ohio Valley University at college fairs and major Church of Christ youth events in and outside of territory.
• Make individual visits to churches and high schools in territory throughout the fall and spring of each year.
• Arrange and conduct individual meetings with prospective students and parents.
• In cooperation with the Office of Alumni Relations, and Development help to mobilize alumni and friends of the university, to support the university’s recruitment efforts in the assigned territory.
• Other duties as required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Familiarity with and knowledge of Ohio Valley University and its procedures and be able to effectively communicate that information to prospective students and families.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work effectively with different personality types and competing agendas.
• Ability to work independently with little to no supervision; must be self-motivated and a self-starter.
• Intellectual creativity, independent judgment, and impeccable integrity.
• A strong identification with and support of Ohio Valley University’s goals and mission.
• The ability and instinctive response to put the University's interests ahead of personal interest.
• Calm and assured under pressure.
• Genuine love for all people without discrimination.
• Circumspect with sensitive information.
• Desire to make a difference, not just to earn a living.
• Good team player.
• Faithful, active member of the Churches of Christ.Education and Training:
• A four year degree is required.
• A valid driver’s license.
• Computer skills required: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, and Outlook.Work Conditions:
• Standard office hours will vary based on recruitment cycle
• Attendance at evening and weekend events is required.
• Extensive travel required year round.
Send resume to: email@example.com
Business professionals needed to teach adult evening classes one night per week. Must have Masters Degree. Send resume to Dr. Joy Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty Member in Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences
Ohio Valley University invites applications for an individual to serve as an associate professor of mathematics at the undergraduate level; primary teaching responsibilities will be for upper division math courses. Expectations include a commitment to excellent teaching and advising/mentoring of math and math education majors. The person chosen will teach a range of math courses from Calculus I through Real Analysis, including such courses as Statistical Methods, Linear Algebra, Modern Algebra, and Foundations of Geometry. Preferred candidates will have an earned doctorate; a master’s degree is required. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to email@example.com
Please note that Ohio Valley University is affiliated with churches of Christ, and, as allowed under federal law, demonstrates a strong preference for candidates with the same church affiliation and upholds foundational tenets of its religious heritage in hiring practices.
Ohio Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national orgin, gender, age marital status, veteran status, the presence of a non-job related handicap or disability, or any other legally protected status.