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Office Manager Job Opening at Master Telecom

Master Telecom, LLC

Part-time Office Manager Job Opening

Seeking a Part-time Office Manager position for a small communications company in Memphis, TN.

Experience in Quick-Books and at least 1 yr. experience is preferred.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Payroll
  • A/P, A/R
  • Reconciling statements
  • Data entry-entering P.O.’s, invoices, statements, bills, etc.
  • Gathering and preparing tax info for our accountant and paying/entering weekly, monthly, quarterly, yearly taxes
  • Year end W 9’s W 2’s
  • Filing
  • Answering phone
  • Errands/keeping supplies stocked

 

Please fax or email your resume to Denise Horne

901-756-4339 fax

Denise@master-telecom.com

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Knowledge Quest Job Openings

Knowledge Quest Job Openings

To apply, please forward application packets as specified on each announcement to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012 

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, and three professional references to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Learning Support Specialist (School-Age/Teenage Academies)

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                    Part-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:             Program Coordinator

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   Grant contingent.

TYPICAL WEEK:  2 – 6 pm Monday – Friday; some Saturdays will be required; time spent planning, coordinating activities; and providing direct service to youth.

JOB SUMMARY: The primary focus of the specialists is to collaborate with Learning Facilitators to ensure opportunities for differentiated intellectual and character development activities and to provide individualized learning support for students when necessary. The student/facilitator ratio is 1 to 18 and is distributed by grade levels; there is a Learning Support Specialist assisting facilitators for grades Pre-K through 12 that provide support youth development, educational enrichment and recreational activities. Supervision is not a responsibility of this class. Does related work as required.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Co-facilitating in      classrooms in the areas of Language      Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies and       implement and coordinate the intellectual and character development      activities and support programs of Knowledge Quest School-Age Academy
  • Assist with student      support through individualized work as part of mainstream activities and      pull-out services based on students’ needs
  • Support maintenance of  records related to program activities
  •     Attends meetings, workshops and trainings as required
  • Support the monitoring and supervision of program participants by      maintaining order and ensuring safety
  • Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school and experience (five years) in at-risk youth population/youth affairs are required.  . Current college enrollment as a junior/senior is with a major in social work, psychology, education, or a related field is acceptable with professional and/or life experience (two years) of at-risk youth population/youth affairs activities.  Usage of Microsoft Office is required.

 PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Experience(professional, volunteer and/or life) in working with elementary-aged children

  • Experience(professional, volunteer and/or life in collaborating constructively on a team
  • Knowledge of community resources available for youth.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Willingness to work daily within classrooms, observing students, assessing and developing individual plans
  • Flexibility to adapt support according to an assessment of need
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, three professional references and writing sample to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.   

 

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Development Coordinator

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                        Full-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:              Executive Director

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Grant contingent.

TYPICAL WEEK:  9 am – 6 pm Monday – Friday.

JOB SUMMARY:  Partnering with the executive director, the development coordinator creates , implements, and manages the short- and long-term resource development strategy of the organization. Responsible for daily activities in support of a non-profit organization’s development/volunteer programs. Maintains donor/volunteer records, solicits and acknowledges donations, and prepares advertisements or correspondence regarding the organization and its programs. May arrange and attend meetings with donors and prospective donors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist in researching grant opportunities

• Assist in drafting grant proposals

• Maintain calendar of due dates of grant progress and final reports

• Draft grant progress and final reports

• Assist in drafting letters of support for grant proposals, and reaching out to appropriate parties to obtain said letters

• Maintain database of donors, and Outlook e-mail database of contributors and local stakeholders

• Compose fundraising letters with Knowledge Quest materials during fundraising drives, package and mail them out.

• Assist in the writing and designing of brochures, flyers and pamphlets for the organization

• Assist in the organizing, planning and convening of fundraising and community events

• Write and upload website content

• Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants should have a commitment to social and/or environmental justice. A BA degree in English, Journalism, Creative Writing or a related field is required. Previous combined experience (approx. 5 years) in fundraising, marketing/public relations in the nonprofit field is preferred. This individual must have excellent writing, analytical, and verbal communication skills. Experience with fundraising software and with website content management systems is a plus. Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimum supervision is also required. Occasional participation in evening and weekend community events would also be expected. Proficient usage of Microsoft Office and reasonable knowledge in the use of computer database systems are desired.

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to work in fast-paced, self-directed social/entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong familiarity with local community
  • Prominent organization and presentation skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Highly energetic and self-starter.
  • Able to multi-task activities with shifting priorities.
  • Should be honest, assertive

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading appropriate materials and attending related seminars and conferences and staff development training; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works in a resourceful manner to accomplish goals; it is the responsibility of the individual in this position to spread the infectious enthusiasm for the mission and vision of the organization to the community at large.

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

To apply, please mail a resume, cover letter with salary requirement, and three professional references to Knowledge Quest, P.O Box 2119, Memphis, TN 38101-2119.  All correspondence sent via the US Postal Service must be postmarked by Sunday, February 26, 2012.   

 

Knowledge Quest’s Job Description

Mission: To Vigorously Equip Youth to Maximize Their Potential through Intellectual and Character Development

Job Title – Learning Facilitator /Administrative Support (School-Age and Teenage Academies)

Location:                Knowledge Quest Administrative Office in Memphis, TN, located at 590 Jennette Place

Status:                    Part-Time, Exempt Position

Reports to:             Program Coordinator

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a grant-funded position and continuation is dependent upon resources.

TYPICAL WEEK:  12 – 6 pm Monday – Friday; some Saturdays will be required; time spent planning, coordinating activities; and providing direct service to youth.

JOB SUMMARY: To collaborate with Program Coordinator to ensure opportunities for differentiated intellectual and character development activities and to provide individualized learning support for students when necessary. The student/facilitator ratio is 1 to 18 and is distributed by grade levels; there is a Learning Support Specialist assisting facilitators for Grades Pre-K through 12 that provide support youth development, educational enrichment, recreational and activities.  Supervision is not a responsibility.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Facilitate in      classrooms in the areas of Language      Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies and implement and coordinate the      intellectual and character development activities and support programs.
  • Assist with student      support through individualized work as part of mainstream activities and      pull-out services based on students’ needs
  • Support maintenance of  records related to program activities
  •     Attends meetings, workshops and trainings as required
  • Support the monitoring and supervision of program participants by      maintaining order and ensuring safety
  • Under supervision of the Program      Coordinator this incumbent plans, prepares and implements developmentally      appropriate activities for children; observes and evaluates children;      requests and maintains assigned classroom supplies, materials and      equipment.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A combination of education (associate degree) and experience (two years) working with at-risk youth population/youth affairs are required. A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or a related field is desired.  Proficient usage of Microsoft Office is required and reasonable knowledge in the use of computer database systems is desired.  Experience coordinating education projects from inception through completion that includes project management and project coordination and design and production of educational materials. 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Experience (professional, volunteer and/or life) in working with youth
  • Experience (professional, volunteer and/or life in collaborating constructively on a team
  • Knowledge of community resources available for youth
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Willingness to work daily within classrooms, observing students, assessing and developing individual plans
  • Flexibility to adapt support according to an assessment of need
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments by reading appropriate materials and attending related seminars and conferences and staff development training; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works in a resourceful manner to accomplish goals; shows flexibility to change and adapts to new methods and procedures.

 

Knowledge Quest’s policies, programs, practices and procedures for hiring and employment adhere to all Local, State and Federal laws.

 

 

 

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The Secrets to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur—It’s Not What You Think! 2/28/12

The Secrets to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur—It’s Not What You Think!

 

Please join Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South as we welcome Shayna Rattler, Author and Entrepreneur, as she discusses her recent book and answers your questions about entrepreneurship…

 

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

5:30 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Junior Achievement of Memphisand the Mid-South

307 Madison Ave

Memphis,TN38103

901-366-7800

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Bridges College Corps Staff Positions

College Corps Masthead

College Corps Summer Staff 2011 Photos

  

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Business Networking- Thursday, February 23, 6:00 pm @ Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Networking is not a group meeting.  Business owners understand that networking is a form of advertising with a purpose.

Thursday, February 23, 2012 @ 6p.m.

Beverly Anderson, Founder and President of the National Home-Based Business Chamber of Commerce, will give tips on:

How to Properly Network

When to Network

With whom to network

http://www.memphislibrary.org/businessandsciences/ftsbc/small-business-programs

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Education Career Fair -February 23, 2012, 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Free to U of M students and alumni.

http://www.memphis.edu/careerservices/employerguide/fairs.php

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Mitsubishi Electric Job Fair 2-23-12

Mitsubishi Electric Job Fair

Event location: Embassy Suites Hotel
1022 S. Shady Grove Road
Memphis, TN
Event date and time: 2/23/2012 Noon – 9 PM
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products will begin recruiting later this month to fill positions for their new 21st century state-of-the-art power transformer plant in Memphis. Recruiting begins with a Job Fair scheduled for February 23 from noon to 8:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel located at 1022 S. Shady Grove Road, Memphis.The company is seeking hourly professionals with skills in production, machine operation and quality. Salary positions are also available in accounting, IT, manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurance. Hiring will be followed by extensive training in Memphis and Japan. Candidates must be able to travel to Japan for extended periods.Resumes will only be accepted online at Mitsubishi Electric’s career website,www.meppijobs.com, and in person at the Job Fair on February 23. Mitsubishi Electric is an equal opportunity employer.

The 390,000 sq ft facility, currently under construction, will initially begin producing shell-type power transformers. Plans call for the plant to open with approximately 90 employees and reach 275 at full production.  

Source: Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce

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City of Memphis Job Openings

 CITY OF MEMPHIS                                                            FEBRUARY 15, 2012 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

 For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at  www.memphistn.gov                                                      FEBRUARY 27, 2012  

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THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT.   PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE.        

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________        POSITIONEEO/LABOR RELATIONS COORDINATOR(2 Openings) Annual Salary: $56,442.07 –$91,728.00;

Bi-weekly: $2,170.85 – $3,528.00; Human Resources-EEO/Labor Relations  J.O. #12-017

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under direction of the Manager of EEO/Labor Relations to administer EEO and Labor Relations programs for the City in compliance with local, state, federal discrimination and employment regulations.  Administers EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) / ADEA (Age Discrimination in Employment) / EPA (Equal Protection Act) programs for the City.  Researches and investigates Title VII and other EEO complaints and responds to in-house and agency complaints in these cases, and other employment complaints based on facts. Analyzes and makes recommendations based on statistical employee utilization data particularly relating to EEO compliance. Conducts sexual harassment/violence in the workplace investigations.   Administers the Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) with labor organizations and addresses labor relations matters advising the appropriate procedure based on facts.  Assists in negotiations and impasse situations.  Counsels Division Directors and other members of upper management and mediates on EEO and labor relations issues.  Schedules, prepares briefs, and represents management in arbitration cases.  Revises and/or drafts personnel policies and research employment laws.  Prepares and conducts sexual harassment, new hire, and other EEO-related training classes. May assist City divisions in administering employee FMLA leave in compliance with federal law. 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

         1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned. 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the use of office equipment such as personal computer, calculator, telephone, copier, and FAX machine.  Involves contact and the ability to communicate with staff, vendors, and city, county, state andU.S. government officials.  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:   Majority of work is performed in an office environment.  Requires occasional travel to visit other offices for negotiations or other EEO/labor relations matters. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree in Business or Public Administration or a related field and six (6) years of professional EEO and/or labor relations experience to include grievance handling through arbitration, complaint investigations, and statement preparation; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school is preferred.  License to practice law in Tennessee preferred.  Knowledge of city government organizations and human resources generalist functions preferred.  May be required to work some weekends and long hours.   (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

POSITIONPOSITION CONTROL DATA COORDINATOR(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $50,172.93 –

$81,016.00; Bi-weekly: $1,929.73 – $3,116.00; Human Resources-Compensation/Records    J.O. #12-018

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Manager of Compensation/ Records Administration to coordinate and analyze position maintenance data to maintain the citywide position control complement, approve and process position complement transactions, and respond to HR reporting needs including those related to financial/budget issues.  Monitors and maintains the citywide position control complement including analyzing and approving “Request To Fill Vacancy” and “Adjustment To Complement” forms to determine that adjustments are in accordance with approved complement and budget procedures.  Prepares, maintains, and distributes divisional position complement reports on a regular basis.   Collaborates with Budget Office to assist in accurate and timely extract of HR complement data and loading of annual approved complement data from budget salary worksheets.  Researches and resolves issues and advises divisions regarding requests to fill vacancies and complement changes.  Coordinates with Finance Division and maintains familiarity with City budgeting process and divisions’ organizational structure and operating budgets as they relate to personnel issues.  Gains and maintains familiarity with Budget module to coordinate HRMS data needs and system integration.  Coordinates, produces, and revises various HR data reports as assigned including responses to various Public Records, City Council, Legal requests, etc.  Requests, creates, and analyzes HR-related data to respond to requests such as Budget/Finance-related reports, Employee Status/Salary reports, Vacancy reports, EEO reports, etc.  Maintains an internal master listing of all City job positions/ classifications.  Serves as position control functional lead with the HR Division IS Liaison and the Information Services department to coordinate position maintenance/reporting needs.  Participates in training and maintains knowledge of reporting applications. Analyzes and prepares costing of staffing and salary requests and reviews proposals to determine impact on proposed/approved operating budgets.  Serves as back-up to Manager in addressing Compensation/Finance-related data and reporting issues.  Assists in implementing the annual general pay increase.  May participate in implementing Compensation programs and analyzes and recommends solutions for compensation-related issues: reviews and approves personnel transaction requests; conducts salary review requests and job analysis; prepares/revises job descriptions; and evaluates jobs using the HAY point-factor system.  

OTHER FUNCTIONS

           1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Entails extensive desk work.  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, calculator, and telephone. 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment except during on-site visits.  Requires contact with employees at all levels of City Government. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or any partially related field and six (6) years professional financial and/or human resources experience including specific experience analyzing personnel complements/FTEs, personnel budget data, report writing, and/or costing proposals; or any combination of training or experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have experience with office software applications such as Word and Excel.  Familiarity with Oracle HR applications preferred.  A related master’s degree preferred.  (PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

 

POSITIONSR COMPENSATION ANALYST(1 Opening) Annual Salary: $40,174.06 – $64,022.40

Bi-weekly: $1,545.16 – $2,462.40; Human Resources-Compensation/Records  J.O. #12-019

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the general direction of the Manager of Compensation/ Records Administration to implement Compensation programs based on Human Resources policies and procedures and analyzes and recommends solutions for a wide variety of highly complex compensation-related issues utilizing a high degree of discretion in order to maintain fairness and equity in City Compensation programs:  Works as a project leader on large scale or citywide projects such as the general pay increase, position/ salary reviews across City divisions, or departmental reorganizations; prepares and maintains official pay plans and/or position classification lists according to approved City pay policy and applicable union contracts; serves as back-up to Manager in addressing Compensation department procedural issues or technical information systems issues; regularly conducts compensation related training classes for various levels of city personnel; recommends changes to City Compensation Policy; and provides training and assistance for  lower-level analysts as needed.  Responds promptly and accurately to questions and requests from City employees at all levels and citizens as appropriate.  Reviews and approves personnel transaction requests for compensation related issues such as salary, final pay, and other earnings.  Analyzes and makes recommendations for entry salary requests, salary equity reviews, and other salary determinations in a timely manner.  Conducts job analysis including interviewing incumbents and supervisors and prepares/revises job descriptions consistent with City format.  Evaluates jobs using the HAY point-factor system, recommends grade/salary, etc., and determines FLSA exemption status utilizing labor law reference materials.  Implements the annual general pay increase including performing research to ensure the proper approved increase for eligible City employees and preparing applications in the HRIS system.  Serves as project leader on external market salary surveys and collates and reports on data.  Prepares various compensation-related statistical reports, graphs/charts, organizational charts, etc.  Operates personal computer to utilize various software applications to prepare correspondence, statistical data, spreadsheets, and reports.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

           1.  Assists in the administration of the City’s Performance Review Program.

           2.  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Entails extensive desk work.  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, calculator, and telephone.  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment except during on-site visits.  Requires contact with employees at all levels of City Government. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration or any partially related field and four (4) years professional human resources experience with one (1) of the four (4) years performing compensation activities such as performing salary equity studies, conducting job evaluations, and/or writing job descriptions; or any combination of training and experience which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have experience with general office software applications such as Word and Excel.  Professional experience in a senior/lead capacity preferred.  Familiarity with Oracle HR applications preferred.

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