Project Coordinator (Job Announcement) Jackson State #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs


Project Coordinator

Posting Number S00732P
Position Title Project Coordinator
Department Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geoscience
Salary $45,000
Grant Funded Yes
Location Main Campus
Faculty or Staff Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired start date 03/01/2017
Position Summary The Project Coordinator for the Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences and Geoscience will partner with faculty in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology to provide comprehensive support to both undergraduate and graduate students in identifying and applying to scholarship and fellowship funding sources that will support their graduate education.


Minimum Required Education Must have a Master’s degree or higher in Business (preferably in Marketing) Education, Science Education or one of the physical sciences (Chemistry, Physics, or Geoscience).
Minimum Required Experience • Two plus (2+) years of research experience.

• Must be well-versed in research processes with the scientific discipline.

Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications None
Preferred Qualifications Preferred, Ed.D/PhD with three to five (3-5) years of scientific writing experience.
Skills and Abilities Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with day-to-day administration of providing information, counsel, and editorial support to students and faculty interested in applying for national and international fellowship and internship opportunities.

• Create and implement a recruiting and development strategy to identify applicants and support them through the application process (ensuring completion of application requirements).

• Organize and coordinate a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship workshop for both faculty and students.

• Help in creating a sustainable comprehensive set of teaching and training resources for intensive scientific writing curriculum.

• Act as a liaison between faculty, staff, students and the public to provide information and resources regarding scholarship activities and programs.

• Foster and maintain ongoing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Background Check Statement Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when appropriate a credit report or driving history report.
Open Date 01/23/2017
Close Date 01/30/2017

Director of Academic IT (Job Announcement) Jackson State University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


The Division of Information Technology/Academic IT invites applicants to apply. Master’s degree required in Computer Science or related field (Ph.D. preferred). Must have at least four (4) years of relevant experience in computer science, technical management or related field. Applicant must have current knowledge of information/educational technology applications and innovation in the industry. Must have competence in learning management systems, Blackboard preferred. Applicant must have competence in working on multiple platforms (Apple, Microsoft, Unix, Linux). Must have working knowledge of networking concepts and strategies. Applicant must have very strong communication and management skills.

Application Information

Postal Address: Division of Human Resources
Jackson State University
1400 JR Lynch Street
JSU Box 17028
Jackson, MS 39217
Phone: 601-979-2015
Fax: 601-979-5856
Online App. Form:

EEO/Affirmative Action Officer

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer-JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY

(Full-Time), Office of Human Resources; – SALARY – $55,000 – $72,000 per annum.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicant must have a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Public Administration, or a related field from an accredited institution and ten (10) years of progressive experience addressing EEO and Affirmative Action issues, including investigating employee/applicant complaints of discrimination or workplace harassment, and experience writing and developing Affirmative Action Plans, or have a Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree from an accredited law school, a license to practice law in the State of Mississippi, and five (5) years of experience handling employee relations issues, including discrimination, workplace harassment (age, gender, sexual, race, etc…) and grievance hearings. Applicant must have knowledge of Affirmative Action Program planning and development techniques; Advanced knowledge and skills in employee complaint investigation techniques and procedures related to Title VII; Advanced knowledge of equal opportunity programs and related rules and regulations; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, and external partners; Ability to make sound, independent decisions and to execute such decisions effectively and timely; Conflict resolution skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Consultation skills; Ability to read and interpret Federal and state laws (MS); and IHL policies and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives and investigates inquiries and formal complaints of unlawful discrimination; Responds to complaints from enforcement agencies including but not limited to Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Federal Contract Compliance, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Wage and Hour Division, and Department of Justice (ADA); Assists Managers and Supervisors in identifying, resolving, and preventing equal employment opportunity/affirmative action problems; Investigates, compiles, and submits required AAP/EEO statistical reports; Monitors administration of the FMLA, and HIPPA compliance programs to prevent illegal discrimination and to ensure confidentially of private information; Maintain compliance with record keeping requirements; Develops, consults and advises management on the application of regulations and statues, including EEO and other statues, and on the revision of policies, forms, and documents, such as job descriptions, for compliance; Prepares briefs and conducts presentations at hearings, as needed; Assists in review of policies and practices relating to hiring, training, transfer and promotion of minorities, females, and disabled employees; Oversees the University’s Employee Grievance Procedures/Hearings; Performs other duties as required.