The Office of Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in employment at Morehouse College. We strive to be an excellent workplace and are pleased that you would like to join our team. By completing an application, you are taking the first step to be considered for current employment openings. If we do not have any immediate openings that we feel match your skills and experience, we will keep your application on file for one year, so you may be considered for future opportunities.


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Position Department Job Description

Police Investigator  

 Campus Security

 Police Investigator  

Core Instrumentation Facility Manager

 Academic Affairs/Biology

 Core Instrumentation Facility Manager

Police Sergeant    

Campus Police Police Sergeant    

Police Officer

Campus Police

Police Officer

Lieutenant

Campus Police

Lieutenant

 

Security Officer

Campus Security

Security Officer

Paralegal

Office of General Counsel and Compliance

Paralegal

Administrative Assistant II

Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership

Administrative Assistant II

Administrative Assistant

Office of the President

Administrative Assistant

Receptionist/Administrative Support Specialist

Office of the President  Receptionist/Administrative Support Specialist 

(PT) Administrative Assistant

Upward Bound Phoenix Academy (PT) Administrative Assistant

We appreciate the interest by all candidates, however we will be contacting only those that best fit the requirements of the position. Please no phone calls.

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, or national origin.

Police Investigator

Position Title: Police Investigator
Classification: Non Exempt Part-time
Division/Department:   Campus Security
Reports To: Sergeant/Lieutenant/Chief of Police
                             

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that is to be performed in the identified position. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified as other duties may be assigned.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for investigating and/or assisting other agencies in the investigation of crimes such as burglaries, homicides, assaults, and other incidents to find and implicate perpetrators; Collects evidence, interviews witnesses, and testifies in court.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Investigate and/or assist other agencies in the investigation of criminal acts such as homicides, sexual assaults, armed robberies, thefts and property crimes such as burglaries.
  • Collect and use forensic evidence to solve crimes.
  • Interview suspects, and witnesses to ascertain alibis, clues, time frames, and possible suspects.
  • Keep detailed records.
  • Bag evidence carefully and ensure it is processed properly.
  • Collect supporting evidence for court cases.
  • Process crime scenes.
  • Request additional police assistance.
  • File paperwork.
  • Follow up on leads, to include the review of any available surveillance footage.
  • Prepare investigative reports.
  • Testify in court proceedings.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of federal and state statutes and court cases related to work performed and agency rules and regulations.
  • Obtain search warrants.
  • Analyze laboratory findings.
  • Exchange information and coordinate activities with other departments.

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in state of Georgia, federal and local criminal laws, codes, and ordinances
  • Standard Morehouse College Police Department law enforcement operating procedures
  • Proper security and safety in the use of firearms, other mechanical, or chemical weapons, and motor vehicles
  • Law enforcement procedures such as penal, evidence codes; criminal investigation; patrol and custody procedures; juvenile laws, mental health law, and administration of justice
  • Proficiency in Morehouse College policy and procedures, and Morehouse College rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of ICS protocols
  • Proficiency in the maintenance and usage of firearms and proficiency in operation of standard office equipment
  • Effectively work with a variety of people or other agencies in a special or emergency situation
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern police procedures, law enforcement and investigative techniques

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary course work in a related field equivalent to an Associate’s degree
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a criminal Police Investigator
  • Valid Georgia State Driver’s License
  • Successful completion of the Peace Officers Standards and Training basic course
  • Current valid GA POST certification

  PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Requires frequent standing, walking, sitting, grasping, lifting, carrying, bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, use of foot controls, driving, talking, hearing and seeing
  • Must successfully pass physical exam and drug test. Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

 

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application. 

 

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

 

                              


Core Instrumentation Facility Manager

Position Title:      Core Instrumentation Facility Manager
Classification:      Exempt
Division/Department:   Academic Affairs/Biology
Reports To:         Assistant Provost

 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that is to be performed in the identified position. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified as other duties may be assigned.

POSITION SUMMARY

The instrumentation facility manager oversees core facilities including the college greenhouse and ancillary structures, instrumentation labs, hydroponics facilities and equipment including plant growth chambers. Specifically, the manger will supervise and perform technical and administrative tasks in a small to medium size laboratory. They will oversee equipment maintenance, including greenhouse operating systems. Insure adequate supplies for experimental needs. Manage lab safety programs to insure compliance with all applicable regulations. Maintain inventory of laboratory furniture, equipment and supplies. Ensure proper operation, use and maintenance of the HPLC-mass spect used to support research in the Department of Biology.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Manage purchasing of all laboratory equipment, supplies and reagents.
  • Work with and assist students conducting independent plant and ecologically based-research.
  • Assist with plant and ecologically based teaching labs as necessary. Develop and manage an electronic database for equipment and reagents.
  • Manage day to day activities within the greenhouse and ancillary facilities; including such activities as insuring operation of essential equipment, making sure adequate supplies are available for routine experimental procedures including replenishment of liquid nitrogen.
  • May develop laboratory guidelines; maintain procedure manuals and/or evaluate new materials and equipment.
  • Managing the greenhouse and growth chambers may require time during weeknights and weekends as needed. Will be expected to play an active role in research and limited grant-writing.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  •  Laboratory experience with at least one year of supervisory experience and a science background.
  • Operational knowledge of advanced lab equipment Ability to work autonomously and willing to take the initiative in all operations and management of core facilities.
  • Ability to initiate and compose communications for various purposes in an appropriate style.
  • Knowledge in specific areas of laboratory management with general knowledge in broad areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to review goals, analyze processes necessary to achieve the goals, develop techniques and systems required to meet those goals.
  • Also, will explore new areas and seek opportunities to apply new knowledge to work

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • This job does require the ability to lift approximately 20-30 lbs.

 

Transcript Acknowledgment:

If my position requires a degree, I acknowledge that I have been notified to provide Morehouse College with an official college/university transcript, which is to be used to validate my qualifying credentials. I recognize that I am required to have my official transcript sent/made available to the Morehouse College within thirty (30) days of signing this acknowledgment statement. I understand my employment with the University is contingent on the delivery of my official transcript. Therefore, failure to comply with this requirement could jeopardize my employment with Morehouse College could result in termination of my employment.

 

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application. 

 

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Police Sergeant

Position Title:  Police Sergeant    
Classification:   Non Exempt
Division/Department: Campus Security             

POSITION SUMMARY:

To supervise and participate in the activities of patrol, respond to calls for service, emergencies, and general customer service on an assigned shift; or perform responsible administrative staff duties. Police sergeants work independently in performing regularly assigned duties under the general orders of a Police Lieutenant or other higher ranking supervisor. Supervision is exercised over Police Officer, Police Trainees, and civilian security staff.  Sergeants will often assume complete charge in the absence of a higher-ranking officer. A Sergeant is responsible for planning, budgeting and directing the operations of assigned organizational components. Similarly, when an officer is not available, he/she will assume the duties as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform basic patrol functions of a patrol officer.
  • Complete all necessary reports and documents in a timely manner
  • Assigns duties and ensures the completion of stated duties by visually and physically inspecting completed duties and assignments as required.
  • Assists police officers with buildings security checks and patrolling the campus as required
  • Supervises and performs investigations, including requesting surveillance camera footage, interviews of witnesses, victims, and suspects, gathering of intelligence, ensures the security of an investigation of crime scenes.
  • Responsible for ensuring officers provide adequate security coverage and police protection for all areas of campus.
  • Assist police officers in responding to alarms, assists and/or direct securing and containing any emergency, assists with evacuations,
  • Effectively supervise personnel ensuring proper response, time management, and incident documentation
  • Investigates complaints or allegations of misconduct against employees of the Police Department
  • Supervises and provides “On-the-Job Training” for newly hired police officers
  • Interpret department operational written directives and practices for compliance
  • Possess and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of personnel policies and practices, the ability to apply these principles to law enforcement, and the skills to translate these concepts to subordinate officers.
  • Supervises and investigates all complaints concerning campus safety staff
  • Demonstrate a broad general knowledge of all phases of police administration and management principles.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Any other relative duties assigned

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in state of Georgia, federal and local criminal laws, codes, and ordinances
  • Standard Morehouse College Police Department law enforcement operating procedures
  • Proper security and safety in the use of firearms, other mechanical, or chemical weapons, and motor vehicles
  • Law enforcement procedures such as penal, evidence codes; criminal investigation; patrol and custody procedures; juvenile laws, mental health law, and administration of justice
  • Proficiency of the Morehouse College policy and procedures, and Morehouse College rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of ICS protocols
  • Proficiency in the maintenance and usage of firearms and proficiency in operation of standard office equipment
  • Ability to motivate, evaluate and supervise subordinates
  • Effectively work with a variety of people or other agencies in a special or emergency situation
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern police procedures, law enforcement and investigative techniques

   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary course work in a related field equivalent to an Associate’s degree
  • A minimum of four years of experience in the rank of Police Sergeant or above
  • Valid Georgia State Driver’s License
  • Successful completion of the Peace Officers Standards and Training basic course
  • Current valid GA POST certification without

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 SALARY: 

  • Salary is commesurate with qualifications and experience.

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Police Officer

Title: Police Officer 
Reference No: 020915-PO
Department: Campus Security
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION SUMMARY:

GA Peace Officers Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) certified Police Officer with full power of arrest, who will be responsible for issues involving personal safety and security of students/staff/faculty and property of Morehouse College and other outside facilities/functions and the enforcement of state and federal laws and enforce college statutes and regulations.

Polygraph, drug screening, physical examination and criminal background checks are part of the hiring process.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Coordinate with Supervisors regarding goals of department. 
  • Provide protection and assistance to persons and property on campus, which includes enforcement of federal and state laws and campus rules and regulations.
  • Respond to, investigate, document and complete accurate case reports on criminal, non-emergency and emergency incidents and detail information and action taken. 
  • Exercise independent judgment in emergency situations involving danger to life and/or property. 
  • Provide security for campus special events, social and sports events. 
  • In the execution of duties, work in close cooperation with Morehouse College and the immediate community, other law enforcement agencies, mental health, governmental, community, health, emergency, criminal justice and legal entities. 
  • Any other duties as prescribed by Chief of Police, his/her Designee or Supervisor.

Work Environment:

  • Non-exempt with forty-hour week shift work.  
  • Must be able to have flexibility in work schedule. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Positions in this class typically require frequent standing, walking, sitting, grasping, lifting and carrying, bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, use of foot controls, driving, talking, hearing and seeing. 
  • Positions are also subject to and must successfully pass physical exam and drug test.
  • Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. ? 

Qualifications: 

  • High School education or equivalent
  • POST certified Peace Officer in good standing
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in police work 
  • Minimum of 21 years old and possess a valid driver’s license 
  • No felony convictions 

Special Skills Required:              

  • Good oral and written communication and inter-personal skills.
  • A strong work ethic and the ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Must possess the ability establish and maintain effective working relationship with diverse campus community.
  • Proficiency in maintenance and use of firearm.
  • IT literate and basic proficiency in operation of standard office equipment.

Benefit Programs include but are not limited to:

    • Medical/Dental and Vision Coverage with RX discounts 
    • Various Retirement Subscription Plans 
    • Flexible Spending
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • FMLA
    • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday and other leave benefits
    • Tuition Benefits
    • Various job-related training seminars
    • Various Pre-tax and other Discount Benefits
    • Fitness Center

SALARY: 

  • Competitive with that of other Colleges

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Lieutenant

Position Title: Lieutenant
Classification: Exempt
Division/Department: Campus Police
Reports To: Chief of Police

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for leading first-level management assigned personnel in units of the Morehouse College Police Department. This experienced leader will provide guidance, training, and assistance to assigned or lateral subordinates in the operations of the Morehouse College Police Department or other assigned units. This position requires independent judgment, assessment, discretion, and decision making at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate with and receive orders from the divisional captain in providing guidance to first-line supervisors on the goals and objectives of the Morehouse College Police Department
  • Plan unit activities and supervise sergeants with monthly goals and objectives
  • Provide career development assistance, counseling, and guidance to subordinates
  • Evaluate improvements and equipment needs for a system of allocation and utilization of resources for anticipated workloads in their units
  • Serve as a Reviewing Officer in administration of job performance evaluations of subordinate employees
  • Operate GCIC/NCIC terminal or other criminal justice computer networks
  • Provide on-the-job training and classroom training for security officers, new hires, police officers, supervisory personnel in campus law enforcement operations
  • Maintain daily observation reports of trainee’s performance assessments
  • Provide counseling and instructional techniques
  • Develop law enforcement lesson plans for course delivery and Conducts roll training for all sifts and divisions
  • Participate in practical role play training exercises for cadet, in-service, or specialized courses and provide basic or specialized firearms training for cadet, in-service courses
  • Develop data for statistical reports according to campus uniform crime reports and serve as a unit commander of general or special units.
  • Ability to reach specific courses at a training academy with other law enforcement officials, Morehouse College faculty, or students and the general public
  • Adheres to the list of duties and responsibilities that the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training has identified as tasks and standards of performance required of supervisors
  • Reviews and files grievance/disciplinary actions

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in state of Georgia, federal and local criminal laws, codes, and ordinances
  • Standard Morehouse College Police Department law enforcement operating procedures
  • Proper security and safety in the use of firearms, other mechanical, or chemical weapons, and motor vehicles
  • Law enforcement procedures such as penal, evidence codes; criminal investigation; patrol and custody procedures; juvenile laws, mental health law, and administration of justice
  • Proficiency of the Morehouse College policy and procedures, and Morehouse College rules and regulations
  • Considerable experience of formal training or certification in a specific area of law enforcement
  • Proficiency in the maintenance and usage of firearms and proficiency in operation of standard office equipment
  • Operation of emergency motor vehicles and ability to motivate, evaluate and supervise subordinates
  • Effectively work with a variety of people or other agencies in a special or emergency situation
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, supervisors, the general public, etc sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of two years of post-secondary course work in a related field equivalent to an Associate’s degree or a minimum of four years of experience in the rank of Field Training Officer or Sergeant
  • Valid Georgia State Driver’s License
  • Successful completion of the Peace Officers Standards and Training basic course
  • Successful completion of Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Instructor course
  • Successful completion of Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Field Training Officer course
  • Core course requirements of basic certification, advanced report writing, supervision 120, and interpersonal communication with a minimum of 80% accuracy
  • Currently enrolled or have completed the course requirements of POST intermediate and advanced certification
  • Currently enrolled or have completed the core course requirements of POST supervision, management, and 120

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Requires frequent standing, walking, sitting, grasping, lifting, carrying, bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, use of foot controls, driving, talking, hearing and seeing
  • This is a category #1 physical profile class and as such subject to part 1 of the physical profile standards and criteria as established by the personnel Board
  • Must successfully pass physical exam and drug test. Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Security Officer

JOB TITLE: Security Officer
RANK: Patrolman
DEPARTMENT: Campus Security
FULL/PART-TIME: Full-time
REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Regular
CLOSING DATE: OPEN

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Basic Summary:
Responsible for providing appropriate non-emergency and non-enforcement assistance to Police Officers in protecting and securing the property of Morehouse College and its’ students/staff/faculty and visitors. 

Polygraph, drug screening, physical examination and criminal background checks are part of the hiring process

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Patrol campus on foot or in non-patrol vehicles to observe and report any criminal activity;
  • Provide basic line security functions: physical interior and exterior building security checks, record observations and report discrepancies.
  • Provide lockdowns and openings to preserve security of buildings.
  • Respond to and complete detailed and accurate non-emergency incident reports.  
  • Provide perimeter control by monitoring access of pedestrians and vehicles.
  • Provide security for campus special events, social and sports events.
  • Any other duties as prescribed by Chief of Police, Deputy Chief or immediate Supervisor.

Work Environment:
Non-exempt with forty-hour week shift work.
Must be able to have flexibility in work schedule. 

Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require frequent standing, walking, sitting, grasping, lifting and carrying, bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, use of foot controls, driving, talking, hearing and seeing. 

  • Heavy Work:  Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. 
  • Medical examination required upon offer of employment

Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in security police work
  • Minimum of 21 years old and possess a valid drivers license

Special Skills Required:                     

  • Previous experience in the security field and strong work ethics;
  • Good oral and written communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with diverse campus community;
  • IT Literate and basic proficiency in operation of standard office equipment.
  • Physical ability to stand and walk over prolonged period.

Benefit Programs include but are not limited to:

    • Medical/Dental and Vision Coverage with RX discounts
    • Various Retirement Subscription Plans
    • Flexible Spending
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • FMLA
    • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday and other leave benefits
    • Tuition Benefits
    • Various job-related training seminars
    • Various Pre-tax and other Discount Benefits
    • Fitness Center

SALARY: 

  • Competitive with that of other Colleges

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Paralegal

Position Title: Paralegal
Classification: Exempt
Department: Office of General Counsel and Compliance
Reports To: Associate General Counsel for Contracts, Litigation and Compliance

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will work with the Associate General Counsel for Contracts, Litigation and Compliance to handle the processing, collection and recording of the College’s contracts, litigation matters and administrative legal matters by providing superior paralegal services. Specifically, the Paralegal will process all contracts, document requests, requests for information, document collections and provide support on EEOC position statements, personal injury suits, and immigration matters.  The Paralegal also assists on regulatory and compliance matters, as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process and review all contracts on behalf of the various business units at the College to ensure standard terms are included, as well as providing guidance to business units as to terms that should be included.
  • Maintain and update College legal forms at the direction of the Associate GC.
  • Support the Associate GC in the negotiation, drafting and revising of contracts for the College.
  • Assist with litigation from beginning to end, including assisting with the drafting of pleadings, managing document collections, assisting on writing discovery, and assisting on the preparation of motions and/or trial.
  • Ability to identify opportunities to create and improve systems without direction.
  • Strong team player with the ability to build rapport with a diverse range of business and legal partners.
  • Provide project management support on compliance and legal initiatives in a fast-paced, high- volume office.
  • Use the College’s website content management system to develop and maintain comprehensive information on the College’s website.
  • Assist on risk management and compliance matters as requested.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Think critically and make clear, well-reasoned, and timely decisions.
  • Strong, pragmatic business acumen with the ability to understand and recognize the broader consequences of legal issues.
  • Strategic and innovative thinker who can bring value to internal clients and find creative and practical solutions to complex problems.
  • Display outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and interact effectively with leaders and clients at all levels of the organization; ability to identify critical issues requiring action and convey them in a manner that is useful to the client.
  • Must have a track record of providing superior paralegal services to complex organizations and have top notch written and oral communication skills with the ability to troubleshoot questions and problems from various College constituencies.
  • Ability to work as part of a fast-paced, highly skilled team while partnering with the team to develop compliance controls and solve problems.
  • Must have strong leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; superior written and verbal communication skills; personal traits of high integrity, team player, professionalism, and trustworthiness; working knowledge of major functional administrative areas within a multi-faceted organization.
  • Previous experience in conducting/coordinating training for employees is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of technology and systems to assist with streamlining and implementing technology solutions for legal systems.
  • This individual must be a quick learner with the capacity to learn complex information easily.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s degree required.
  • Current paralegal certificate may substitute for education required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in either transactions or litigation as a paralegal, as well as some knowledge about higher education law.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. as necessary.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Extensive reading and writing; frequent bending and sitting for long periods of time. 

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Administrative Assistant II

Position Title: Administrative Assistant II
Classification: 
Non-Exempt
Division/Department: 
Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership
Reports To:
Directors, Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that is to be performed in the identified position. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified as other duties may be assigned.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Andrew Young Center for Global Leadership (AYCGL) is comprised of four interdependent institutes (areas of programming) designed to provide institutional, national and international leadership that examines major problems, presents solutions for global challenges, studies social justice based leadership, offers social justice activism training, develops social change agents, and provides co-curricular experiences designed to prepare students for lives as global citizens and leaders.  The institutes are:

I. THE INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT, AND POLICY
II. THE LEADERSHIP STUDIES PROGRAM
III. THE INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE INQUIRY AND PRAXIS
IV. THE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION

In addition to the four AYCGL institutes, we envision enhancement of access to and integration of the Morehouse College King Collection into the general education requirements and curriculum of the academic program areas, especially the Leadership Studies Program. The Collection will also play an integral role in the work of students selected as Andrew Young scholars and Social Justice Activists, as well as faculty and other engaged in the work of the Center.

The Administrative Assistant II will support the work of the four institutes of the AYCGL including the work of the Office of International Education.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Greet and assist internal and external constituents (students, faculty, college administrators and guests) who enter the office with questions and concerns; answer incoming calls and assist callers.
  • Draft correspondence, copy, fax, scan, and digitize documents, and transcribe notes as requested by the directors with utmost confidentiality.
  • Maintain filing systems, some printed and some electronic, of correspondence and records germane to the Center.
  • Manage data in Excel and/or Banner (i.e., Student Information Systems); Manage multiple budgets
  • Maintain AYCGL web pages and online presence, including social media presence (FB, Twitter, and Instagram)
  • Understand and have ability to utilize college software platforms; Banner, Starfish, Travel Inc., Interfolio and others as implemented by College
  • Exemplary skills in the use of technology to advance the work of the office
  • Exemplary skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Publisher)
  • Manage procurement and requisition process for supplies, equipment, travel, etc.
  • Manage use of rooms and secure facilities and arrange catering for events
  • Coordinate events associated with the AYCGL, including assistance with visitors
  • Prepare documents, including reports as requested
  • Create and maintain files to include student or faculty information, consultant contracts, requisitions, general files, program surveys, program grant proposals and their financial award and budget records
  • Maintain office supply inventory (hardcopy and electronically) and order supplies accordingly throughout the year
  • Serve as a liaison to Purchasing Department to initiate vendor set-up process
  • Communicate with Business Office to reconcile invoices to be paid and discuss other budget issues
  • Work with other internal departments to process request/repairs, i.e. Physical Plant Department, Information Technology, Office of Records and Registration, etc.
  • Arrange travel for directors and students
  • Act as a liaison with outside vendors to receive certain services and quotes (i.e. Apple, Staples, Travel Agencies, Hotels, Restaurants, etc.)
  • Ensure that front office and desk area are neat and demonstrate professionalism to all guests and visitors with a pleasant demeanor
  • Correspond with administrators and representatives from other institutions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to create and edit written correspondence as needed
  • Must be amiable in interactions with internal and external constituents
  • Must possess discretion and ability to manage confidential information
  • Word processing, data entry, and basic budget skills are required
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of office management principles and procedures
  • Ability to record and transcribe meeting minutes
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to direct student employees and address student concerns
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events
  • Have high level of proficiency in software platforms used by the College, such as Box, Blackboard, Interfolio, Terminal Four, Doodle, Formstack, Word, Excel, Banner
  • Have strong skills in the Microsoft Suite
  • Have strong skills in managing social media presence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Morehouse procedures for booking facilities, securing catering, and other internal services
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business processes for requisitions, supplies, equipment, travel, etc.
  • Ability to perform tasks with a sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated helpfulness responsiveness and demeanor
  • Ability to multitask—to capably handle multiple responsibilities during very busy periods

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree is the minimum educational requirement for this position
  • Minimum of 3 years of previous work experience in an Administrative position is required
  • Some administrative professional experience at a college or university preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Frequent walking, standing, or sitting as required
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends for occasional special events as necessary
  • Must be able to open and close department office, as well as operate computers, phones, and copier

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application. 

 

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law


Administrative Assistant

Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Classification: Exempt
Division/Department: Office of the President
Reports to: The Senior Executive Assistant/President

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Senior Executive Assistant supporting the office and the President of the college. This poised and polished Administrative Assistant practices outstanding effective communications; unquestionable discretion and confidentiality; and independent judgment in the planning, prioritization, and execution of projects, tasks, demands, and assignments that support both internal and external stakeholders. The Administrative Assistant is proactive and a self-starter requiring very little supervision to complete tasks and projects. They demonstrate strong leadership acumen; has a collaborative work style; is well organized; a strategic thinker and effectively multi-tasks and prioritizes in a rapidly changing environment. This position requires extensive use of communication skills, including interpersonal, facilitative, and written/verbal.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handles highly confidently and sensitive information and details with individuals inside and outside on the Campus.
  • Daily advanced calendaring and meeting preparation
  • Coordinate and maintain the daily schedule
  • Coordinate travel and create itineraries
  • Prepare routine and advanced correspondence including letters, and memoranda on behalf of the office.
  • Assist with the planning and organizing of internal meetings and conference calls for the office as well as campus wide events coordinated by other executives as needed.
  • Manage internal meetings
  • Collaborate with contracted staff to manage daily operations for the Office of the President.
  • Work on complex student problems of a diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of alternate solutions.
  • Manage and process the College’s institutional memberships and affiliations in additional to maintaining an updated college roster for those memberships.
  • Maintain the office catering budget.
  • Participate as needed in special projects as requested by supervisor.
  • Perform daily administrative duties for the Office of the President, as necessary.

 JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintaining a positive, and professional attitude toward customers at all times.
  • Scheduling and calendar management experience is a must.
  • Previous work experience in higher education is preferred.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office with the ability to create spreadsheets that contain charts, graphs and tables, as well as perform basic data manipulation and perform internet research.
  • An excellent command of business English, and literary skills to create, edit and revise customer-facing materials, in-house correspondence and documentation
  • Effective verbal and written business communications, listening skills, simplifying details and requests.
  • Exercise impeccable judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Confidentiality, discretion, and conflict management is imperative.
  • Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy to function efficiently and effectively.
  • Exceptional critical thinking, decision making, organizational and project management skills and an extremely high level of interpersonal and problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated experience with customers, vendors, visitors and other dignitaries/stakeholders.
  • Requires the in-depth knowledge and abilities to quickly learn the culture, operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to function independently and in a team environment.
  • Exceptional and proven organizational, time management, and scheduling skills; attention to detail, world-class follow-through. Responsive to changing demands.
  • Demonstrated passion for developing, executing, learning, improving, and sharing best practices. Process improvement skills.
  • Business meetings, strategic planning meetings, and event coordination.
  • Strong relationship management and customer service skills.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess excellent time management skills to manage multiple projects and daily workload
  • Strong collaborator who can work in a team setting to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be able to manage stressful situations, successfully manage conflict resolution, and maintain composure under pressure
  • Required to solve complex problems and perform analysis for various projects
  • Must possess a professional image at all times and possess high credibility throughout the organization
  • Must be a forward thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Required proficiency in various software programs such as MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Business Writing
  • Ability to work on a PC or MAC

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10 years + of related work experience required
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience for one or more Executive Leader(s) required
  • Project Management certification highly desirable and/or project management certificates/licenses preferred
  • Previous work in higher education preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires frequent walking, standing, talking and sitting at a desk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends for special events and as necessary to operate the Office of the President.
  • Ability to use computers (PC and/or MAC), mobile phones, smart devices, copiers, fax machines, are necessary in the performance of this position.

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Receptionist/Administrative Support Specialist

Position Title: Receptionist/Administrative Support Specialist
Classification: Exempt
Division/Department: Office of the President
Reports to: The Senior Executive Assistant/President

The Receptionist will provides general administrative support to the Office of the President under the supervision of the Senior Executive Assistant. This poised and polished Receptionist practices outstanding effective communications and unquestionable discretion and confidentiality. The Receptionist is proactive and a self-starter requiring very little supervision to complete tasks and projects. Administrative functions will include being the face of the office, controlling the flow of the office, answering the phones, managing daily meetings, submitting payments, handling correspondence, distributing mail, filing, and performing other duties to support the Office as needed. Utilizes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various Morehouse software applications to perform tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as the first point of contact in the Office of the President: making sure the office welcoming to guests and Executives.
  • Professionally answering the main phone line and redirecting calls as needed.
  • Greet and direct office visitors accordingly.
  • Handles highly confidently and sensitive information and details with individuals inside and outside on the Campus.
  • Work on complex student problems of a diverse scope.
  • Manage student meetings.
  • Assist with the planning and organizing of internal meetings and conference calls for the office as well as campus wide events coordinated by other executives as needed.
  • Assist with scheduling meetings in the President’s Board Room, preparing meeting rooms and ordering food as required.
  • Schedule internal and external meetings held in the President’s board room.
  • Collaborate with contracted staff to manage daily operations for the Office of the President.
  • Responsible for managing vendor relations and submitting payments to Accounts Payable on behave of the Office
  • Create and submit expense reports in a timely manner.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail.
  • Assisting with various administrative duties: copying, faxing, scanning.
  • Compiles basic reports or presentations. Prepares a variety of correspondence with a moderate degree of guidance.
  • Organizes and maintains office files (electronic and hardcopy) and records in accordance with internal retention policy and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledgeable in MS Office with the ability to create basic spreadsheets, as well as create letters, forms, etc.
  • Maintaining a positive, and professional attitude toward customers/ stakeholders at all times.
  • Literary skills to create customer-facing materials, in-house correspondence and documentation.
  • Effective verbal and written business communications, listening skills, simplifying details and requests.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Confidentiality, discretion, and conflict management is imperative.
  • Demonstrated poise and tact to function efficiently and effectively.
  • Critical thinking, decision making, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with customers, vendors, visitors and other dignitaries/stakeholders.
  • Abilities to quickly learn the culture, operations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to function independently and in a team environment.
  • Organizational, time management, and scheduling skills; attention to detail, world-class follow-through. Responsive to changing demands.
  • Demonstrated passion for developing, executing, learning, improving, and sharing best practices. Process improvement skills.
  • Relationship management and customer service skills.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possess time management skills to manage multiple projects and daily workload
  • Strong collaborator who can work in a team setting to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Professional and pleasant personality
  • Must be able to successfully manage conflict resolution, and maintain composure under pressure
  • Must possess a professional image at all times and possess high credibility throughout the organization
  • Must be a forward thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Required proficiency in various software programs such as MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Business Writing
  • Ability to work on a PC or MAC

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4 + years experience as Receptionist or Administrative Assistant.
  • Prior Front Desk Receptionist/Administrative Assistant experience required
  • Previous work in higher education preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires frequent walking, standing, talking and sitting at a desk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends for special events and as necessary to operate the Office of the President.
  • Ability to use computers (PC and/or MAC), mobile phones, smart devices, copiers, fax machines, are necessary in the performance of this position.

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


(PT) Administrative Assistant

Position Title: (PT) Administrative Assistant
Classification:  Non- Exempt (20 hours)
Division/Department: Upward Bound Phoenix Academy
Reports To: Sharon Usher

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work that is to be performed in the identified position. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified as other duties may be assigned.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The candidate must be a multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. Candidates should be able to assist management and all visitors by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and e-mail, and generally being a helpful and positive presence in the workplace, must be comfortable with computers, general office tasks, and excel at both verbal and written communication and performing other general office duties and errands.  The position is a non-exempt part-time position 20 hours per week beginning February through August 2020.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer phones and greet visitors
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendars
  • Schedule and coordinate staff and other meetings
  • Collate and distribute mail
  • Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports and other correspondence
  • Create and maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical
  • Offer general staff support
  • Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases.
  • Helping organize and maintain office common areas.
  • Performing general office duties and errands.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS (education, experience, including certifications, licenses, etc.)

  • High school diploma or associate’s degree.
  • Experience as an office assistant or in related field.
  • Ability to write and speak clearly when necessary.
  • Warm personality with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under limited supervision.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • No Physical demands needed.

Apply by using the following method:

To be considered for a position with Morehouse College, please complete the employment application and upload your resume.  Please ensure that the position title and corresponding department are included on your cover letter, resume and/or employment application.

 Morehouse College is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.