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Learn more about the Mental Health Wellness Officer  position and apply through workday.com

Job Description

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Mental Health Wellness Officer.  This position is a grant funded, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position that reports to the Executive Vice Chancellor and is funded through September 29, 2023.  The position may be located in Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada. 

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute.  The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees. 

The Mental Health Wellness Officer will work with the NSHE Mental Health Task Force (MHTF) to conduct a system-wide needs assessment of the mental health and emotional wellbeing of its students, faculty, and staff. The Mental Health Wellness Officer will also work with system and institutional leadership to identify, coordinate, and provide mental health first aid, or comparable or equivalent, training, suicide awareness and prevention training, and professional development opportunities to faculty, staff, and students across the system.

SALARY GRADE: D ($120,000 to $130,000 commensurate with education and experience.) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits. 

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  December 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with five (5) years of experience directly applicable to the position; candidates must have direct experience working with mental health-related projects and programs.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s or Doctoral Degree in a health-related field. Experience in successful grant-writing. Experience coordinating grant funded programs. Knowledge and experience with program evaluation.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.  It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

  • Knowledge and experience working with community mental health agencies and organizations.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse, mental health, and recovery issues and principles.
  • Familiarity with state and local mental health and wellbeing delivery systems and services.
  • Familiarity with survey assessments, including but not limited to the deployment, implementation, analysis, and reporting of survey results.
  • A strong understanding of national and local mental health and wellbeing trends both within and outside of higher education.
  • Cultural competency and a working understanding of how to provide culturally responsive and culturally informed services.
  • Effective interpersonal communication with diverse stakeholders (i.e., students, employers, educators, and administrators).
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to facilitate training and workshops.
  • Flexible and team player.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships in cross-cultural settings.
  • Keen desire for excellence and accuracy.
  • Self-starter and self-reliant.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into cogent, easy-to-understand reports and presentations.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and public speaking   skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

  • Maintain responsibility for NSHE system-wide mental health needs assessment planning, implementing, monitoring, and reporting activities.
  • Respond to inquiries from all NSHE stakeholders.
  • Identify effective mental health first aid and suicide awareness and prevention learning and professional development opportunities offered by subject matter experts relevant to higher education.
  • Collaborate with the NSHE Mental Health Task Force and system administration and institutional leadership to coordinate and offer mental health first aid and suicide awareness and prevention trainings to NSHE’s faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ensure compliance with all grant reporting requirements and obligations.
  • Design and draft internal and external memoranda, written reports, and other products as relevant to the mental health needs assessment and system-wide training programs.
  • Keep supervisor informed of day-to-day activities, significant events or conditions impacting on participants and/or staff well-being, team safety, and office operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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Learn more about the Network Analyst or Senior Network Analyst (in Elko, Nevada)  position and apply through workday.com

Job Description

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations to fill the position for Network Analyst or Senior Network Analyst. This is renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position that will report to the Principal Network Engineer in Elko, NV. This position will locate in Elko, NV.

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 15,000 employees.

NSHE maintains a wide area network (NevadaNet) and multiple data centers along with a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to its institutions. The Network Analyst position is an integral part of the overall network services team.  The position will participate in or be responsible for the project design, management, and deployment of complex networking projects, network troubleshooting and network support, and is responsible for the deployment and management of network devices, security devices, network monitoring systems, and related equipment. Duties will include preventative maintenance at remote network sites.

STARTING SALARY:  Grade C (Network Analyst: $65,000 – $75,000 or Senior Network Analyst: $85,000 – $95,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement. 

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  April 1, 2023

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have earned a two-year degree in engineering, computer science, or the information technology field; or have two years progressive work experience directly applicable to the position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

Senior Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  A degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related field is preferred. Alternatively, six or more years, direct work experience relating to data, video and/or voice communication systems/networks with at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree as qualifications for this position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application when applying for this position.

The Network Analyst must possess the following:

  • Experience with data/video/voice communications, network design and implementation procedures
  • Experience with Cisco routers (IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR)
  • Knowledge in routing protocols including OSPF
  • Experience in Wide Area Network equipment installation, operation, troubleshooting/problem resolution, testing, monitoring and maintenance
  • Experience with installing and testing structured cabling
  • Experience in system performance monitoring and reporting
  • Experience in creating and maintaining project-related documentation, network diagrams, testing plans, and deployment plans
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) or ability to obtain either certification within one (1) year of appointment as a condition of continued employment

The Senior Network Analyst must also possess the following:

  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF, BGP, and MPLS
  • Knowledge or experience with optical DWDM transport networks
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully design, deploy and maintain networking projects and systems
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) is required.  A Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or a Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) is preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility within Network Services:

  • Monitor NSHE video/voice/data performance to ensure overall network quality and availability
  • Provide technical support for NSHE statewide network services such as Internet connectivity, videoconferencing, and other NevadaNet services
  • Install, test, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and performs preventative maintenance activities in support of NSHE’s statewide network and data center network operations
  • Document network topology, asset inventories, customer and vendor service agreements and other administrative, technical, or historical documentation requirements

Additionally, the Senior Network Analyst will be expected to:

  • Provide Tier-3 level troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with network end users for the purpose of assessing and implementing ongoing customer network requirements

Limited travel with overnight stays is required in support of activities related to either position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by February 5, 2023.

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Learn more about the Administrative Assistant 2 position and apply through workday.com

Job Description

The Nevada System of Education is recruiting for a driven Administrative Assistant 2 for the NSHE, System Administration Office in Las Vegas, Nevada. ***This position does not provide layoff rights and is contingent upon funding.***   This position will report to the Assistant to the Chancellor and is responsible for providing excellent customer service when attending to visitors, guests or general public by greeting, welcoming, directing announcing them appropriately.   The Administrative Assistant 2 will perform a variety of support functions to ensure smooth operations of the NSHE System Administration reception area.  In addition, the Administrative Assistant 2 is responsible for answering, screening and forwarding any incoming calls while providing basic information when necessary. 

Other duties include but are not limited to purchasing and tracking supplies and equipment for the Las Vegas office, scheduling conference rooms and arranging for logistics of meetings for the System Administration staff and performing work-related errands as requested.

***This position is located in Las Vegas, Nevada ***

Required Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical and administrative support experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: maintaining records and files; preparing a variety of materials using a personal computer or word processor; assisting customers in completing forms and applications; and/or performing secretarial duties in support of professional staff OR

One (1) year of experience as an Administrative Assistant I in Nevada State service OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

A valid class “C” driver’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants who are self-starters who demonstrate initiative, can work with limited supervision, and can work well under pressure and with changing deadlines are encouraged to apply.

It is essential the final candidate is reliable, dependable and punctual. 

Individuals who are Notary Publics are highly encouraged to apply.

Schedule

The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

Compensation Grade

Grade 25 (Entry, Step 01 $16.43/hr – Step 05 $19.32/hr)

In classified service, salary is in Grade and Step. The Step is determined based on the Nevada Administrative Code. Salary placement above a Step 01 at initial appointment is determined based on the recruitment, the candidate’s qualifications, internal equity and budgets. A request to accelerate salary must be approved by Human Resources and abide by the Nevada Administrative Code.

Classified Benefits

PERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, grant-in-aid, and other benefits.  Additionally, there is a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Benefit for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees. For more information, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits

Department Information

The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Nevada System of Higher Education and is responsible to the Board of Regents for the administration and of the financial management of the Board’s policies. The campus presidents and vice chancellors are responsible to the Chancellor. The NSHE Chancellor’s Office provides system administration for the Board of Regents, academic and student affairs, health sciences, finance and budget, legal affairs, human resources, system computing services, college collaboration, diversity, government and community affairs.  For more information, please visit the NSHE web site at: https://nshe.nevada.edu/

Application Review

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately with an initial review of applications starting February 17, 2023.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

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Learn more about the Student Employee, Level 1 position and apply through workday.com

Job Description

The Nevada System of Higher Education, Las Vegas System Administration, Chancellor’s Office is seeking a customer service oriented student employee to provide front desk clerical and reception support.

The duties of the position include working at the front desk, answering phones, greeting and assisting office visitors, and running office errands. The position will also provide administrative support to the office staff and other ad hoc duties.

It is important for the student employee to be dependable and possess strong communication skills and customer service abilities; the ability to resolve issues and work with employees and customers from a variety of backgrounds. The ability to maintain confidentiality is of critical importance to this position. Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel is preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Current student at any NSHE institution in Las Vegas with 6 credits per semester
  • Ability to work independently, take the initiative, be reliable, and seek help when needed.
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Commitment to confidentiality
  • Applicant must have a competent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Applicant must have good communication and customer service skills as they will frequently be communicating with NSHE community partners and constituents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge or willingness to learn about NSHE governance
  • Strong customer service and writing skills
  • Some knowledge or experience with office management and event organization
  • This position is available immediately and the applicant must commit to working through Spring 2023 when hired

$10.50/hr starting 

Hours per week will be granted based on student’s schedule and department’s needs. Working during summer and winter break is necessary. Schedules that allow for working hours between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. or noon, Monday through Friday (at least four (4) days per week) are preferred at this time.

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Exempt

No

Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%

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