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Medical Assisting Student Organization Advisor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Department Name Student Activities
Posting Number 1100434
Position Status Supplemental
Internal candidates only? Yes
Position Type: Supplemental
Pay Basis: Salary
Hours Varies
If Temporary, list end date
If Externally Funded, list end date

Position Summary Information

Position Title Medical Assisting Student Organization Advisor
Reports To VP of Student Affairs and Enrollment Managment
Campus College Wide
Distinguishing Job Characteristics

The Part-Time Advisor will serve as the coordinator to the Medical Assisting Student Organization (MASO). The Advisor will work closely with the program director as the student organization’s community service and educational activities tie to program requirements and the medical assisting career.

Scope of Supervision None
Equipment Operated Computer; printer; calculator; copier; fax machine; telephone; postage machine and other standard office equipment.
Confidential Data

Non-public and sensitive college records; non-public personnel records and issues; Student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.

Working Conditions

Good office working conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices with office equipment, and observance of general safety regulations.

Usual Physical Demands

An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree is preferred).

Applicant must successfully pass required background checks and drug test in accordance with Southern State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.

Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

Licensure or Certification Requirements


Salary Range $4,000
Essential Job Duties

To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards. Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Medical Assisting Faculty member providing guidance and support to officers/members of Medical Assisting Student Organization (MASO)

Provides guidance, shares ideas, insight and other perspectives

Encourages creativity/fun, openness, honesty, and commitment by maintaining regular communication with members

Promotes team building and encourages/provides opportunities for, and makes suggestions that, will permit the officers to develop/ improve leadership skills

Fosters ownership – MASO members are accountable for decisions and for the successes and failures of their group.

Follows through on all agreed upon responsibilities and advises of potential problems that may affect the organization or the college

Treats members with respect; making them feel welcome at all meetings and activities

Is considerate of professional obligations and does not leave important matters to the last minute

Advisor will serve as the coordinator to MASO.

Serves as student advocate and representative of the organization

Serves as an active consultant, resource, support, role model, and mentor to the members

Advise MASO members on individual and committee basis of the planning and operation of MASO

Works with students to set short and long-term goals for MASO

Works with students to select, organize and coordinate civic service events

Attends and is present for the duration of on-campus and off-campus MASO events

Assists the organization in defining its goals, holding to its purpose, and understanding the possible ramifications certain decisions or actions may have on the organization

Oversees assigned budget and documents business/community donations, business receipts, business letters, thank-you letters as needed

Selects applicants to serve as officers in MASO

Holds regular meetings with student organization officers as necessary

Meets once a semester with the Program Director or designee

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Knowledge of: Familiarity with college policies and procedures

Ability to: Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and work well under limited time constraints; Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from both internal and external constituents; Ability to interpret and utilize data in support of policy and procedure development; Ability to promote and maintain effective working relationships; Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff; Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend activities

Skill in: Excellent supervisory, writing, leadership, organizational, and problem solving skills

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other related duties as required.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Open Date 07/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • SSCC Website
    • Personal Referral
    • Local Newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Internal job board
    • Other
  2. * Are you at least 18 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime?
    • No convictions
    • Yes, convicted of a misdemeanor crime
    • Yes, convicted of a felony crime
  5. * Do you have an associate's degree or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Less than one year
    • One to three years
    • Three to five years
    • Five to seven years
    • More than seven years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (upload unofficial pdf copy)