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Human Resources

Community Assistant (Part-time)

Website Seward County Community College

Your future, our legacy

Seward County Community College is a two-year institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and Associate of Arts, Science, General Studies and Applied Sciences degrees. Ranked in the top 5% of more than 1,100 accredited community colleges in the U.S.  by the Aspen Institute, SCCC serves a student body of 2,500+ students ranging in age from 15 to 85, in a county with the highest foreign-born percentage population in the U.S., and a rural service area of about 50,997 in seven Southwest Kansas counties as well as neighboring counties in southeastern Colorado, the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles.




Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Residence Life & Safety in the day-to-day management of Residence Life and Safety. The hours will consist mainly of weekends, evenings, and holidays. This position is for the academic year and candidates will be required to reapply for continued employment.


The percentages below are merely estimates, and the College reserves the right to assign the employee to areas of work within the job description at its sole discretion.


Essential Functions:

  • Occupy designated living quarters throughout employment. Creates a residential community that enhances the students’ academic, developmental, and personal lives. Encourages student participation in residence halls and college-sponsored events, clubs, and organizations.
  • Monitor and be a presence in campus buildings and grounds for unlawful or inappropriate activity. Enforce policies and rules of the residence halls and student code of conduct. Ensures the safety of students by conducting building evacuations and providing instruction. Unlock and secure appropriate buildings and rooms. Inspect buildings for illegal entry or criminal damage.
  • Assist with move in and move outs of all units. Understand and resolve minor building issues, security alarm, cable TV issues. Conducts room inspections, corrective follow-ups and assessing of damage to college property.
  • Annually review and provide feedback for Residence Life policies, rules and regulations and housing contracts. Assist in supervising, training, and evaluating all housing resident assistants.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Residence Life & Safety or designee.



Associate’s degree preferred. Up to six months of similar or related experience preferred.


Salary Range: 

Position Status:  Part-time

Application Priority Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date:  ASAP


  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.


How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:


  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application.
  2. Cover letter
  3. Job-related resume including contact information for three professional references.
  4. Transcripts (copies are acceptable)


Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Community Assistant

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137


More information about Seward County Community College can be found at


Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Campus

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