• PART-TIME BUS DRIVER

    Posted: 10/03/2021

    ABOUT BERRY COLLEGE:

    Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty,Berry College has an enrollment of about 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The college is located in Rome, Georgia, 75 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. As a comprehensive liberal-arts college with a distinctive mission and purpose, Berry unites a challenging academic program with practical work experience in a context that nurtures spiritual and moral growth, including significant service to others.

    We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors for students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in our premier student work program. Employee benefits are competitive.

     


    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Charter School of Education and Human Sciences

    START DATE: November 1st 

    The Berry College Elementary and Middle School (BCEMS) is a private, tuition-based laboratory school under the governance of the Berry College Charter School of Education and Human Sciences. Accredited by SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) and GAC (Georgia Accrediting Commission), and member of IALS (International Association of Laboratory Schools), BCEMS combines the remarkable resources of Berry College with talented faculty and staff to provide an outstanding example of best practices for education. The result is a thriving community of learners including kindergarten through eighth grade students, the undergraduate and graduate college students, and the faculty and administrators all of whom are dedicated to the education of the head, heart, and hands.

    The Berry College Elementary and Middle School is seeking to hire part-time bus drivers. This is a 9-month, part-time, hourly position serving August-May with no benefits. Primary responsibilities include transporting BCEMS students from the Cage Center pickup to and from BCEMS, and to other sites within designated route(s). This job class is responsible for the safe operation of a school bus and for ensuring the safety of student passengers while meeting established bus schedules. Drivers may be assigned to drive students for Berry's other laboratory schools as needed. Bus drivers report directly to the Dean of the Charter School of Education and Human Sciences.

     


    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates must have a valid Georgia Driver's License, a valid Commercial Driver's License B-Permit with Endorsements, and have a safe driving record. Knowledge of the provisions of the Georgia Motor Vehicle Code as applied to the operation of vehicles used in the transport of school children is required. Candidates must be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationship with BCEMS Director and staff is required.

     


    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    Nationally recognized for its quality of learning and quality of life, Berry offers first-rate undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and human sciences, as well as undergraduate and master's level opportunities in business and teacher education. The College's stunning 27,000-acre campus affords opportunities that cannot be duplicated elsewhere. Berry's ongoing commitment is to provide exceptional educational experiences to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds. We seek faculty who are committed to excellence as teachers-scholars-mentors and staff who are also committed to serving as mentors and supervisors to students who work on campus. Although not required, more than 90 percent of our students participate in the LifeWorks program.

    The college provides medical, dental, disability, and life insurance, benefits at no cost to employees and at reduced rates for spouse and dependents. An Equal Opportunity Institution, Berry complies with all applicable laws and provisions prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies. Berry respects the essential dignity of all individuals and accordingly, hires and promotes employees without regard to matters of personal identity, such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation.

    Berry College is committed to ensuring facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to everyone, including those seeking employment at Berry College. Inquiries about interview or workplace accommodations are welcomed and can be directed to Wayne Phipps, Director of Human Resources, at 706.290.2698.

     


    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

    Applicants should submit an application and the contact information for three professional references. The job is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately. Berry College is an equal opportunity employer. Anyone applying for employment with Berry College will submit to a national background check.

     

     Please apply directly to the Berry Employment website here.

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