Employment Opportunities at Northwest



INSTRUCTIONS: copy and complete the application; attach a resume; have two letters of recommendation written and have official transcripts sent to the address on the back of the application. You may call 662-562-3211 with questions.

Affirmative Action
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, gender identity, age, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in all its programs and activities. Northwest Mississippi Community College prohibits sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, regardless of sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990/Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Disability Support Services Coordinator, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 5555, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, e-mail address gbeard@northwestms.edu; Title II of the Age Discrimination Act: Vice President for Finance and Administration, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972/Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Vice President for Student Services, Tate Hall, P.O. Box 7010, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, MS 38668, telephone number 662-562-3997, e-mail address dsmith@northwestms.edu.

Safety Statement
The safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is very important to Northwest Mississippi Community College. A copy of the Annual Security Report, published annually by the Campus Police Department, details Northwest policies and procedures regarding campus safety. A copy of the report, which contains the annual crime statistics report, is available online in the current Northwest Bulletin (www.northwestms.edu/bulletin) or on the Northwest website (http://www.northwestms.edu/index.php/?page_id=989) and in printed form upon request from the Campus Police Office (662-562-3314). The Annual Security Report is published in compliance with all applicable federal laws regarding campus safety and security.

**Internal Posting** Employer Partnership Coordinator - Deadline for Application: August 24, 2018

POSITION:  Employer Partnership Coordinator QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master’s degree in Business, Engineering, or Guidance and Counseling.  A minimum of four (4) years of work experience, preferably in community colleges working with external organizations. RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Employer Partnership Coordinator serves an integral role as the liaison between Northwest and our business/industry partners.  Primary responsibilities include, initiating contact with industry, responding to industry inquiries, supervising all internship and apprenticeship programs, coordinating work-based learning classes, communicating with college instructors about industry needs, coordinating advisory committees, collaboration with internal departments, and other duties that may be assigned by the District Dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education. POSTED: August 17, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  August 24, 2018 STARTING DATE: September 4, 2018  

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VDI/IT Network Systems Analyst - Deadline for Application: August 24, 2018

POSITION: VDI/IT Network Systems Analyst QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency configuring Windows Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2016/VMware and Exchange. Experience with all Windows server/ PC operating systems. Active Directory knowledge and experience. Experience with Microsoft Office, Exchange, SCCM and Visio as well as Veeam Backup software a plus.  Experience in an education Information Technology environment a plus.  Must be familiar with the day to day activities of an IT Network Support department and have the passion to seek and obtain the knowledge to provide support in a VMware environment. Must have a willingness to learn, explore and seek out new technologies to assist the functions of the Network Support Department.  A minimum of two years previous work experience in the information technology field utilizing the qualifications listed above required. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in solving hardware, software, and network and communications related problems in a VMware environment. Put into practice commonly used concepts, practices and procedures relative to VDI and assist in the coordination and engineering of platform day to day activities as well as upgrades. Provide support for system issues. Responsible for assisting the Systems Administrator in maintenance of procedures and documentation relating to the VMware virtual environment. POSTED:  July 25, 2018 STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  August 24, 2018

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Police Officer - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

Position: Police Officer Reports To: Director/Chief of Police Summary As part of an assigned team, Campus Police Officers provide campus safety and law enforcement services to the College community.  The individual provides a wide range of services, including both traditional and non-traditional police services.  Officers are required to participate in crime prevention and community-oriented public safety programming.  The successful candidate must project a positive image.  Individuals enforce College regulations, local ordinances, and state laws.  The individual is a first responder to incidents, accidents, and other emergency situations and is responsible for conducting initial and follow-up investigations into significant and criminal incidents.  The individual will work under the direction of an assigned supervisor.  Overtime is mandatory.  This is an entry level, sworn campus police position. Responsibilities Patrol assigned posts or areas either on foot, bike, or in a vehicle. Actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities. Respond to routine and emergency calls for various types of service, many which are unique to a campus environment, and take action, as necessary. Conduct security inspections of College facilities and areas, reporting conditions that present a hazard to the community. Direct pedestrian and vehicle traffic and enforce parking and traffic regulations and laws. Conduct investigations and submit reports of infractions of rules, code of conduct and violations of state laws and local ordinances. Apprehend offenders, when appropriate. Testify in court and disciplinary proceedings, as required. Provide safety escorts and other general services, including locking and unlocking buildings and rooms and unlocking vehicles. Work operational and special event overtime assignments. Assist local police agencies as needed or directed. Other law enforcement and public safety related duties as assigned by the Chief of Police or his designee. Knowledge (includes technical and/or professional information/skills needed to perform the job) Successful candidates will participate in various training and development programs to ensure she/he acquires the technical and professional knowledge and skills needed for success in the position. Individual must successfully complete these programs to continue employment. These programs include, but are not limited to, the following: certified police academy, field training and evaluation program, first aid/CPR certification, and others. Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent; some college education preferred Must possess valid driver’s license. Must have never been convicted of a felony or domestic violence. Successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation Must have completed an accredited Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy, have completed an equivalent law enforcement training program approved by the Mississippi Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission, or be able to complete the basic Police Academy course. Physical Requirements Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to remain on feet for long periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, pull, push, climb, balance, walk, and run; must be able to restrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment including firearms, automobile, office equipment, radio, telephone, etc. Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures and loud noises. Work environment involves moderate exposure to hazards and physical risk to personal safety; must be physically fit and able to defend one’s self from attack or physical assault. Special Requirements Successful candidate must be able to work ALL shifts, including weekends, holidays, and overtime shifts, as required- OVERTIME is MANDATORY. POSTED:  July 18, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: To Be Determined STARTING DATE: To Be Determined

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Painter - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must have a high school diploma
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and follow millwork plans and material safety data sheets and follow verbal instructions related to construction
  • Must have basic knowledge of paint materials, shop safety, and equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds, climb and work from ladders, scaffolds, and lifts
  • Preferred certified lift operator
  • Preferred journeyman with experience in commercial construction or maintenance related field
  • Required minimum 2 years experience in commercial painting
  • Required attention to detail, aptitude in appropriate tools including brushes, rollers, airless sprayers, caulk guns, etc.
  1. Minor drywall repair and patching of drywall and CMU walls.
  2. Preparing on site conditions including assembling scaffolds, covering surfaces and fixtures, etc.
  3. Preparing walls and other surfaces for paint by scraping, sanding, removing old coatings, filling cracks/ holes, etc.
  4. Examine surfaces and existing coatings to determine material types.
  5. Prepare and apply coatings to interior and exterior surfaces including drywall, CMU, concrete, brick, door frames, casework, trim, metal accents, fencing, etc.
  6. Adhere to all health and safety precautions per MSDS.
  7. Any and all other duties as assigned by Director/ Assistant Director of Physical Plant
POSTED:  July 17, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  To Be Determined

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Landscape Laborer – Seasonal Part Time - Deadline for Application: To Be Determined

POSITION:  Landscape Laborer – Seasonal Part Time QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, continuously walk, stand, bend, squat, and sit
  • Must be able to work in conditions of high pollen, dust, or any other natural outdoor air quality
  • Experience and working knowledge with weed eaters, blowers, lawn clean-up equipment
  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred
  1. Weed eating, mowing, and blowing of all lawn areas
  2. Work on seasonal lawn projects including sod installation, bed weeding, mulching, digging, planting, campus wide clean up, drainage projects, and winter prep for turf.
  3. Work conditions are outside in all seasonal weather conditions.
  4. Maintain a professional work environment, abiding by NWCC rules and policies.
  5. Participate in daily crew meetings.  Attend safety meetings.
  6. Respond to inclement weather events, possibly at times when campus is closed.
  7. Any and all other duties in the areas of the physical plant construction, maintenance, grounds, etc. as assigned by the Grounds and Landscaping Supervisor, Assistant Director, and/ or Director of the Physical Plant.
POSTED:  May 21, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  To Be Determined STARTING DATE:  Immediate

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