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Listed below are opportunities for employment at Pearl River Community College including the job position, description, employment application, and contact information. If you wish to apply for a position, please follow the instructions under the job position. Be sure to read the application carefully and submit the required documents. 

Pearl River Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, or disability. For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy or to request accommodations, special assistance, or alternate format publications, contact Tonia Seal, Director of Admissions and Records and ADA/Civil Rights Coordinator, at 101 HWY 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1214. For inquiries regarding Title IX, contact Alexandra Kennedy, Title IX Coordinator, at 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1546.

Location: Poplarville
Job Description or Overview: To assist in the care of preschool children as directed.
Responsibilities & Performance Required:
• Assist in the development of the curriculum
• Assist in the planning and development of a safe and healthy environment
• Plan and implement methods of establishing a positive rapport with parents
• Responsible for the arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom
• Collaborate with supervisory instructor/director
• Follow all departmental policies and procedures as directed
Status: Full-time / 9.5 Months / Support Staff / Grant
Requirements:
• High School Diploma or Equivalency OR Current CECPR Child Development Associate (CDA) credential OR 3 years prior documented experience caring for children who are under 13 years of age and who are not related to the caregiver within the third degree computed according to civil law OR Associate Degree in Child Development – Preferred (or degree in related field with appropriate work experience)
• Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and problem solve
• Excellent people skills
• Must be proficient in WORD, filing, and record keeping

Application Deadline: July 13, 2024

Anticipated Beginning Date of Employment: August 1, 2024

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • Official transcript
  • 3 professional references with contact information

Location:  Poplarville

Overview:  Collegiate coaching experience preferred.  Duties will include (but are not limited to) coordinate recruitment of student-athletes, oversee social media, assist in running the day-to-day operations for the program, and knowledge of PRCC, MACCC and NJCAA.

Status:  Full-Time / (12 month) / Support Staff

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s Degree preferred

Application Deadline:  Open until filled


Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • Official transcript

Location: Woodall Center, Hattiesburg

Status: Full-time/12 months/Grant-funded

Education Requirements: Associates Degree Preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in AE, ELL, or Smart Start classroom daily to ensure student success
  • Conduct open lab times
  • Administer assessments to AE and ELL students
  • Prepare students lesson plans
  • Maintain student records
  • Perform clerical duties
  • Complete required professional development annually

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

Location: Forrest County Campus

Job Description: The Welding Technology instructor will prepare individuals for entry level employment in the field of welding and cutting. Instructor will be responsible for teaching Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc, Flux Cored Arc, Pipe Welding, Plasma Arc Cutting, Carbon Arc Cutting & Gouging, Oxyfuel Cutting, Gas Metal Arc Aluminum Welding, and Gas Tungsten Welding. Duties will include but are not limited to: instructor of lecture and lab classes, membership on college committees, sponsorship of student organizations, and advisement of students. 

Status: FT / Professional / 9 Month 

Educational Requirements: An associate’s degree in relevant field and/or work-related experience; Industry Certifications preferred: ASW Structural Welding or NCCER core, Level 1, and 2 

Application Deadline: Open until filled 

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • All official transcripts
  • Three (3) letters of reference with contact information
  • Educational Philosophy

Location: Hancock Campus
Status: Full-time (12 months) / Support Staff
Overview: It is recommended that individuals have a thorough understanding of a testing environment; testing experience is desired. Strong computer skills are required.
Educational Requirements: AA Degree preferred
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Anticipated beginning date of employment: July 1, 2024

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume

Location: Poplarville

Status: Full-time (12 months) Support Staff

Overview: The purpose of this position is to provide support for online students through advisement, registration, student orientations, proctoring, and other college services. It is recommended that individuals can multi-task across various technology systems simultaneously.

Educational Requirements: Associate’s degree

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume

Location: Poplarville
Status: Full-time (12 months) / Support Staff
Overview: It is recommended that individuals have a thorough understanding of a testing environment, testing experience is desired. Strong computer skills are required.
Educational Requirements: AA Degree preferred
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Anticipated beginning date of employment: July 1, 2024

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume

Location:  Forrest County Campus – Hattiesburg

Overview:  Potential applicants must be a full-time certified police officer.  Two years of experience required.

Status:  Full-time / Support Staff

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • State Law Enforcement Certificate

Location: Partially Remote (must be able to travel to all campuses)

Status: Full-time (12 months) / Professional Staff

Overview: The purpose of this position is to improve the online program by evaluating online classes and provide learning experiences to faculty that will allow them to improve the quality of online classes. Experience in instructional design, educational technology, or distance learning in higher education is recommended. Travel is required among PRCC campuses.

Educational Requirements: Master’s Degree in Instructional Design or Education or Master’s Degree, plus equivalent experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

Resume

Location:  Poplarville

Overview:  Collegiate coaching experience preferred.  Duties will include (but are not limited to) recruitment of student-athletes, assisting in running the day-to-day operations for the program, and learning/understanding compliance rules for the NJCAA and the MACCC.

Status:  Part-Time (12 month)

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required / Master’s Degree preferred

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • Official transcript

Location: Poplarville

Status: Full time/12 months/Support Staff

Overview: Advising Support Specialists will provide information, personalized advisement, and registration assistance to current and prospective students. They will assist with other events sponsored by the Advisement Center.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • At least 1 year of customer service experience

Application Deadline: Open until filled

For more information, please contact Dr. Whitney Chambers, Director of Advisement, at wchambers@prcc.edu.

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Intent
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Location:  Poplarville

Overview:  Potential applicants must be a full-time certified police officer.  Two years of experience required.

Status:  Full-time / Support Staff

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • State Law Enforcement Certificate

Location:  Forrest County Campus

Job Description/Overview:  The Surgical Technology Program is seeking to hire a full-time instructor.   Responsibilities may include didactic and laboratory instruction in addition to clinical supervision, instruction and direction and guidance of clinical students.   Instructor will be responsible for clinical communication and documentation as required by ARC/STSA standards.

Status:  Part Time (Adjunct)

Educational Requirements/Work Experience: 

Faculty with instructional responsibilities in core surgical technology courses must:

1) Be a graduate of an education program in surgical technology accredited by a nationally recognized programmatic accreditation agency.

2) Possess a credential in the field of surgical technology through a national certification program that is accredited by the National Commission on Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

  • Current CST or CSFA certification is the only certification meeting the requirements

3) Have a minimum total of two years of experience, either in the operating room scrub role or as an instructor in surgical technology, or a combination of both, within the past five years.

Recommended level of education for the Core Instructor is a baccalaureate degree or higher. Minimum of AAS Degree is preferred, but ST Certificate will be considered with plan to complete an AAS Degree.

Qualifications:  Faculty/instructional staff must be effective in teaching and knowledgeable in subject matter as documented by appropriate professional credential(s)/certification(s), education, and experience in the designated content area.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

For further information, please contact Ms. Tammy Allhoff, Program Director of Surgical Technology at tallhoff@prcc.edu or (601) 554-5542.

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Resume
  • Educational Philosophy
  • Three (3) professional letters of recommendations
  • Proof of current CST or CSFA Certification

Job Description/Overview: The Practical Nursing Program is seeking to hire a full-time faculty member to assist with the day and evening/weekend options. The position requires both lecture and clinical duties.

Status: Full-Time / 12-Months / Professional

Educational Requirements/Work Experience: Applicants must hold an unencumbered registered nursing license in the state of Mississippi and have a minimum of three years of experience as a registered nurse.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Anticipated beginning date of employment: Applicant pool

For further information, please contact Dr. Melissa Bryant at mbryant@prcc.edu.

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

    • Resume
    • Educational Philosophy
    • Three (3) professional letters of recommendations
    • All College Transcripts

Job Description/Overview: This position requires individuals to have a desire to teach students to become registered nurses. The role includes an understanding of the inner functions of a nursing program as they relate to admissions, curricula, practice arenas, evaluations, and outcomes. The individual must have a thorough understanding of the use of technology as a supplemental instructional tool, express an aspiration toward life-long learning, and have an awareness of working as a member of a departmental team. The position requires the instruction of classroom and clinical content, the possession of effective leadership skills, and the ability to communicate effectively.

Status: Full-Time (9 months; Salary dependent upon practice and/or instructional experience)

Educational/Experience Requirements: Qualified applicants must hold a graduate degree with a major in nursing (concentration in nursing education preferred) from a regionally accredited institution, hold an unencumbered Mississippi RN license, have a minimum of one (1) year of clinical experience as a registered nurse (preferably medical/surgical, women’s health, pediatric, and/or mental health experience), and satisfy a criminal history background check.

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of three (3) years of formal (nursing) instructional experience (preferably in an ADN or higher degree program) and hold certification as a nurse educator or a willingness to seek certification within three (3) years of employment.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Anticipated beginning date of employment: Spring 2024

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest including nursing education philosophy
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Three (3) professional references including contact information

Location: Woodall Technology Center (Hattiesburg)

Status: Adjunct / Part – time

Overview: This position requires teaching short term technical classes for local Industry as well as open to public classes in the following fields:

  • Hydraulics / Pneumatics
  • Mechanical Skills training
  • Bearing Maintenance

Must interact and make eye contact with students.

Educational Requirements: Associate degree or professional related certifications. Exceptions made for those with professional teaching or manufacturing experience.

Work Experience: Minimum 5 years preparing lessons / teaching or work-related experience or in some form of manufacturing, intermediate level computer skills, including Microsoft Office

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Resume
  3. Three (3) professional references

Job Description/Overview:  Individuals must have a thorough understanding of the use of technology as a supplemental instructional tool, express an aspiration toward life-long learning, and have an awareness of working as a member of a departmental team.  Preference will be given to applicants with at least five (5) years acute-care experience. Duties include but are not limited to:  instructor of clinicals.
Status:  Adjunct
Educational Requirements:  Qualified applicants must have a Master’s degree in Nursing and hold a current Mississippi RN nursing licensure.
Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Interested applicants should submit the Application for Employment and attach the following items within the application:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest including nursing education philosophy
  • Three (3) professional references including contact information
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts

Application

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