HeartlandCollegeSports.com – Site Manager

HeartlandCollegeSports.com – Site Manager

Site manager needed for a Big 12 website: www.heartlandcollegesports.com . The site is pushing 1 million page views per month. This paid position will be from 25-40 hours per week.

Skills needed:

  • Good grammar
  • Solid writing skills
  • Knowledge of the Big 12 Conference
  • Knowledge/experience with WordPress

To Apply:

Pete Mundo

201-406-6542

www.heartlandcollegesports.com

www.petemundo.com

 

Johnson County Community College – Computing Sciences and Information Technology Update for September, 2021

Health Information Systems – HCIS

HCIS graduate Amanda Kristek was selected to present a poster at this year’s HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas.  Amanda’s passion for using health IT to address and resolve SDOH issues that plague so many of the elderly in rural communities propelled her to create her poster presentation.

HCIS graduate Somya Sriram was awarded the national CAHIMS Grant for Minority Professionals and Students course. Created by the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network and the HIMSS Foundation, this new grant provides underrepresented health information and technology professionals and students with preparation materials and financial resources to attain CAHIMS certification.

Medical Information & Revenue Management (MIRM)

Special Events

MIRM 148: Medical Coding Internship students participated in a StrengthsFinder workshop with Ashley Kretzschmer from the Career Development Center on Monday, September 20, 2021. Students learned about their “Top 5 Strengths” and how to utilize this information to their advantage, as they prepare to enter the workforce. Additionally, the class learned that, as a whole, it leads with the Relationship Building theme – you will want this group on your next team!

 

Significant Student Accomplishments

Sarah McKinley, MIRM graduate (Fall 2019), successfully passed the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialing examination. This is a nationally recognized certification, awarded by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

 

 

Information Technology-Networking and Cybersecurity

National Conference Presentation

Professor Andrew Lutz has been asked to present for the National Convergence Technology Center on November 17th on Developing and Hosting Your Own Cybersecurity Competition.

 

Cybersecurity competitions are an exciting, engaging way for students to practice critical cyber skills. This session shows viewers how to develop and host their own cybersecurity competition with a focus on ethical hacking.  Topics covered will include: planning a cybersecurity competition, resources and strategies available to learn cybersecurity and ethical hacking and how to create a lab environment for a cybersecurity competition.

 

National Cyber League – Student Competitors

The Information Technology-Networking department has four students competing in the National Cyber League competition for the Fall 2021 semester. The competition provides an online platform where students can practice cybersecurity challenges.

 

 

Envision Technology Group, LLC – Installation Technician

Date: April 29, 2021

Company Name: Envision Technology Group, LLC

Title of job: Installation Technician

Part time or Full Time: Full Time

Duties:

· Assist in Install Cat5e and Cat6 network cabling.

· Assist in Install RG6 Coaxial cabling

· Assist in Install Fiber Optic cabling

· Ability to work independently when required.

· Pull/Terminate/Test CAT 5/5e/6 communications cable.

· Installation of cable pathway systems

· Route cable into modular furniture and other work area outlets

· Assist in build-out telecom and equipment rooms.

· Assist in installing Firestops and various types of cable penetrations.

· Under direction of Lead technician, may perform preventive maintenance on systems and equipment (may include climbing ladders and use of lift devices; requires proficiency with normal working tools, must know how to solder and crimp connections)

· Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge

· Vocational/Technical/Business School preferred not required.

· Must be able to read and understand floor plans or willing to learn.

· Must be able to work on ladders and scissor lifts or willing to learn.

· Be confident working at heights utilizing ladders and lifting equipment.

· Color vision as required to follow cable plant color codes.

Key Competencies/Behaviors

· Strong mechanical aptitude

· Able to lift 50 pounds and work over head.

· Positive and professional work ethic and attitude

· Good judgement

· Possess the ability and necessary restraints to work in a professional office environment as well as a professional construction environment.

· Team oriented, works well with others.

· Strong organizational skills

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Adaptability and stress tolerance

· Results oriented, capable of meeting deadlines.

· Capable of frequent interaction with team members, customers, and vendor

Qualifications Needed:

· Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

· Able to pass drug screening and background check.

· Work hours generally from 7am – 4pm (expected to be on job site) Monday thru Friday but must be available for evenings and weekends when needed.

· Must be available to work 40 hours per week, possess a clear understanding of being punctual and maintain excellent attendance.

How to Apply: Please send resumes to dave@envision-kc.com.

Salary:

Based on experience $15 +

Company website:

www.envision-kc.com

Equal Employment Opportunity Standards

 

Johnson County Community College – Computing Sciences and Information Technology Update, May, 2021

IT Networking
The Information Technology- Networking department hosted its first cybersecurity competition in the IT 239-Ethical Hacking course this semester. The competition has concluded, and we have our two winners. One will receive a CompTIA PenTest+ voucher so they may attempt the certification exam and the other will receive a 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive. We will host a competition again in the fall 2021 semester.

Velociti – Implementation Support Representative

Implementation Support Representative

Velociti is a well-established company that is experiencing growth with new projects and is looking for Implementation Support Representatives to support our networking activities. These roles would be part-time and temporary. Velociti deals with technology deployment services and is headquartered in the Kansas City, MO area. Velociti sits at the top of its industry and provides the resources required to ensure all jobs are done correctly, on time, by properly trained individuals.

Candidates must meet the basic requirements of the position to be considered for the position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Previous experience migrating or maintaining servers preferred.
  • Previous experience remotely using VPN connectivity for desktop support and set up.
  • The ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Basic computer and networking skills required.
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Candidates must have an acceptable driving record.
  • Candidates must be able to work various shifts when needed.
  • Candidates must be physically able to repetitively stand, lift, bend, stoop, climb and reach, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office.
  • Successful completion of Pre-Employment Screenings.
  • Candidates must meet the company’s insurability standards based on the type of company vehicle they may drive and successfully complete pre-employment screenings.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Velociti has implemented an affirmative action plan to ensure equal employment opportunities for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and qualified targeted veterans. We make reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact careers@velociti.com ONLY if you wish to request an accommodation. Resumes sent to this address will not be accepted. Applicants MUST apply online to be considered for posted positions.

EEO/AA M/F/D/V

Electronics Install, Low Voltage, MECP, Car Audio Technician, Field Service Technician, Ignition Interlock

Johnson County Community College – Computing Sciences and Information Technology Update for March, 2021

Computer Information Systems – CIS
CSIS student Maria Dominguez received her AS Emphasis in Information Systems Technology degree in December 2020. During her time as a JCCC student, Maria served as president for the Computer Club, and volunteered in multiple activities including the NE KS Science Olympiad, the SkillBuilders “Girls Just Want to Have Fun Coding Workshop”, and other outreach activities for CSIS. Obtaining this degree allowed Maria to move from IT apprentice to System Engineer at Cerner in January 2021. We are proud of and congratulate Maria on her accomplishments!

The KC STEM Alliance in February released findings from its focus group research into the best and next practices for closing the gender gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Associate Professor Perla Weaver contributed as a panelist in the middle school focus group. With a focus on the KC Metro STEM Ecosystem: “This report represents the first step in collective action toward closing the many gaps in STEM education—gender, race and differing abilities. It builds on the wisdom, expertise and experience of those passionate about building and supporting a talent pipeline of women in STEM.” –

The CSIS department is expanding the Career Pathways articulations with DeSoto School District to increase the opportunities for High School students to pursue careers in computing. This new articulation will allow students to earn credits for CS 134 – Programming Fundamentals.

Computer Support Specialist – CSS/CPCA
Lisa Friedrichsen and Carol Smith engaged in the Cengage Computing 2021 national webinar conference over JCCC Spring Break on March 10, 11, and 12th. They attended breakout sessions on innovative teaching techniques regarding leading edge technologies, Microsoft 365 software, and computer science certifications. They also attended keynote sessions on the ever-changing digital world, digital culture, and digital diversity by computer science professor and industry thought-leader Corrine Hoisington.

Health Information Systems – HCIS
The HCIS department in partnership with JCCC’s CoLab hosted a Virtual LinkedIn Workshop for HCIS and MIRM students Thursday, March 4th, 2021. Instructor Bethany Spilde, a social media visionary with 10+ years of experience working in the social media marketing field, led the workshop for 30+ students. LinkedIn has become a vital part of every HCIS professional’s success in pivoting careers to securing employment in the HCIS field and connecting with people and to opportunities. Students learned what it takes to take LinkedIn profiles to “All-Star” status while discovering new ways to search for jobs and use other built-in features.

JCCC’s HCIS Department will be participating in the KU Edwards and JCCC Exploring Heath Careers – Career Snapshot event March 31st, 2021. The event will host a panel of professionals in the healthcare field for students to be able to explore and ask questions about the healthcare field. This event will be focused on career explorations.

IT Networking
Andrew Lutz, Chair of the Information Technology- Networking department, has been invited to join the National Career and Technical Education Advisory Council. The Council will lead a national dialog focused on accelerating career pathways in technology.

The Information Technology- Networking department is piloting a cybersecurity competition in its IT 239 Ethical Hacking course. Students will have the opportunity to test their skills with live lab challenges that were designed by the IT faculty.

MIRM – Medical Information and Revenue Management
MIRM faculty participated in the JCCC Virtual Networking Fair on Monday, March 22. Faculty was able to share some of the personal stories re: their educational journey and career progression. Faculty was also able to provide feedback on each student’s “elevator speech,” answer specific questions, and provide an additional connection for students on-campus. Kudos to Valerie Mann and the Career Development Center for a wonderful event!

MIRM faculty and students participated in a HCIS/MIRM LinkedIn Workshop with Bethany Spilde on March 4. Participants received a step-by-step walk-through of LinkedIn, including key information to include on their profiles and steps to build an “All Star” profile! Thank you to Bethany Spilde and Nan Abbott for your hard work and a great session!

Amanda Kraus participated in the monthly Greater Kansas City HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) March Board meeting on Friday, March 12. Amanda is currently serving as the Board Secretary. https://kchimssc.starchapter.com/board.php

WEB – Web Development and Digital Media
Adjunct Professor Andy Young and Web Chair/Professor Jim Hopper have been awarded the 2021 NISOD Excellence Award. The NISOD Excellence Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated teaching and leadership excellence in institutions of higher education.

NCR – Field Service Technician II

Date:  03/22/2021

 Company Name: NCR

 Title of job:  Field Service Technician II

 Part time or Full Time:  Full-Time

Duties: 

  • Responding to customer installation, maintenance, and service calls promptly and effectively
  • Servicing electromechanical equipment like ATMs and self-checkout systems within an assigned territory
  • Overseeing hardware maintenance, installation, network management, multi-vendor maintenance, and software support
  • Utilizing your technical skills on products like peripherals, large system printers, plotters, enterprise level servers, communications equipment, networks, and item processing sorters (for example, Ethernet, Token-Ring, StarLAN, NetBIOS, X.25, etc.)
  • Performing maintenance repair and system overhauls (like modular swaps and unit replacements)
  • Managing everything from network faults and traffic, to configuration, security, and remote system access
  • Capturing customer information to complete invoicing
  • Logging all customer calls and activity and tracking all expenses incurred in the delivery of services

Qualifications Needed:

  • Knowledge of systems architecture, database management systems,  and network/system management
  • Familiarity with large servers, mainframe computers, and imaging software
  • A+ Certification, CompTIA, N+ Certification, PC skills, basic electronic skills, and some specific hardware and operating system familiarity
  • One to three years of related experience (but more than that is always a plus)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Windows XP, and Windows 2000
  • Local candidates strongly preferred (this position is not eligible for paid relocation and candidates must be available to begin work promptly in the assigned geographic territory)
  • High School Diploma or GED (Associate Degree or higher preferred)
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and driving record that satisfies NCR fleet requirements
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Essential functions of this position include prolonged travel with driving several hours per day, rotating and weekend shifts, carrying and lifting tools, parts, and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs without assistance, bending, squatting, walking, standing, sitting, reaching, working with your hands, and repetitively grasping and manipulating objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination for prolonged periods of time

How to Apply:

https://ncr.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ext_us/job/KANSAS-CITY-MO-USA/Field-Service-Technician-II—Kansas-City–MO_R0104938-1

We have opens across the country.   Please feel free to go to our website at www.ncr.com and head to careers to also see our opens across the country.

 Salary: $38k – $52k yearly based on expereince

 Company website: www.ncr.com

Equal Employment Opportunity Standards

The JCCC Career Development Center reserves the right to deny an employer recruiting and job posting privileges if your company misleads or withholds information about the nature of the position or is in noncompliance with equal employment opportunity EEO Standards. https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/

 

 

Durkin Tactical, LLC – Web services

Posting Date: 2/3/2021 1:51:47 PM

Expiration Date: 3/5/2021 11:59:00 PM

Job Title: Web services

Hiring Organization Name Durkin Tactical, LLC

Hiring Organization Description: We are an e-commerce sporting goods business started in the KC area in 2016. Explosive growth has opened new opportunities in our business for motivated people to excel within our system and move up in the company quickly.

Search Firm Name: Durkin Tactical, LLC

No. of Openings: 3

Work Schedule: 8 A.M. – 5:30 P.M., M-F

Hours per Week: 45

Wage/Salary: 40,000

Employment Start Date: Feb 15 2021

Job Description We are looking for several self-motivated people to join our fast pace and rapid growth company. We are a family owned and operated ecommerce business in the sporting goods space. The main focus on these positions will be to continue gaining market share by keeping our website current and running smoothly. Daily tasks will be many of the following but not limited to these specific duties: new product adds, new product photos, website updates, creating marketing emails and campaigns, and online inventory management.

Qualifications: Certificate or associates

Position Type: Full-time

Position Eligibility: No Eligibility Restrictions

Job Function: Computer

Job Industry: Sports & Recreation

Degree Level: Certificate, Associate’s, Bachelor’s

Screening Applicants – Required U.S. Work Authorization

Screening Applicants – Overall GPA

Application Deadline Date: Mar 5 2021 11:59PM

Job Application Method: Email

Application email address Td542@aol.com

 

Johnson County Community College – Computing Science & Information Technology Division – Update for February, 2021

Computer Information Systems – CIS

Associate Professor Perla Weaver participated as an NSF reviewer in November 2019. The NSF merit review process is designed to provide peer advice to program officers on the merits of the proposals and constructive comments for the proposers. Participation in the peer review process allows faculty to learn firsthand about the NSF merit review process, gain insight on strengths as well common problems of proposals, increase awareness of relevant field initiatives and collaborations, and network with NSF program officers and faculty from other institutions. As the NSF continues to increase its call for Community College participation, Professor Weaver values the opportunity to provide a Community College perspective to review panels and learn more about the NSF grant process.

 

Health Information Systems – HCIS

Soft skills are important to all industries and employers, providing a foundation for a comprehensive and cohesive workforce. More than ever in today’s society, we find soft skills playing a vital role in those industries with particular expectations and reliance on a balance of technical skills and interpersonal skills. The Health Information Management System’s Society (HIMSS) is the national health IT industry organization. Below is a HIMSS article written by JCCC’s very own HCIS Adjunct Faculty member Nan Abbot, describing her professional experience with soft skills in the Health IT field: https://www.himss.org/resources/why-soft-skills-matter-health-it-training

 

IT Networking

The Information Technology department has two new adjunct faculty members for the Spring 2021 semester that bring extensive industry experience to the classroom. In addition, we hope to hire two new full-time faculty members to begin in the Fall 2021 semester which are replacements for faculty that recently retired. We continue to see strong demand for our program.