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Admissions Counselor

May 3, 2016

The Missouri Valley College Office of Admissions is currently seeking a full-time Admissions Counselor. Duties include: identifies and recruits students to Missouri Valley College; ability to travel to and attend recruiting events; representation of the College in the community, at high schools, and at community colleges; maintaining contact with prospective students; leading campus tours and open house events; data entry; ability to meet a flexible work schedule, including some evenings and/or weekends and other duties as assigned. Extensive seasonal travel. Preferred applicants have experience in higher education and possess:

  • a bachelor's degree
  • excellent communication skills
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • data entry experience
  • sales experience
  • self-motivation and attention to detail

Office hours are 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, however, overnight, evening and weekends are typical.

Salary range $25,000- annually commensurate with experience.

Written inquiries and resumes may be sent to Dr. Mindy Maddux, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management madduxm@moval.edu or the Admissions Office, Missouri Valley College, 500 East College Street, Marshall, MO 65340.

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs

April 21, 2016

Missouri Valley College a private, coeducational, career-oriented, liberal arts college with growing national and international outreach, a destination for students from all fifty states and forty foreign countries. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, the College prepares students to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. With a student body of some 1,400, on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri, Missouri Valley College has been continuously accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since its inception in 1889.

Position Summary:

The Graduate Assistant (GA) is responsible for providing student-centered support for the various Student Affairs departments and services. This position provides professional apprenticeship for the GA while supporting essential programs and services for the College community. Duties will vary based on specific assignment. Assignments may be changed at any time during employment based on the needs fo the division.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as building supervisor for the Malcolm Center for Student Life; open and close the building, setup meeting spaces, provide basic housekeeping services.
  • Aid guests in reserving Student Center space and equipment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of campus activity programming.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of intramural sports programming.
  • Supervise numerous Student Center assistants (work-study).
  • Staff Office of Student Affairs; provide basic administrative support for staff and customer service for guests.
  • Assist in the operation of the Viking Shuttle.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • Effective interpersonal skills; ability to interact productively with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and willingness to work irregular hours.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations, including international students.
  • Basic computer literacy; basic competency in software and database systems (i.e. Microsoft Office, Adobe).
  • Experience in variouis forms of advertising, including social media.

Compensation:

Tuition to the program of choice up to $7,000.00 per year. MVC will also provide housing and board when dining services are available.

Application:

To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to : Mr. Heath Morgan, Vice President of Student Affairs, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or email morganh@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.

 

Director of Financial Aid

April 12, 2016

Missouri Valley College invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Financial Aid. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until this current opening is filled.

The Director of Financial Aid reports to the Chief Financial Officer and supervises a staff of five.

The Director of Financial Aid's primary function is the administration of student financial programs including federal, state, and institutional funds. This person must have the ability to lead, motivate, and train with a results oriented approach. The Director must have technical knowledge of financial aid software and US department of Education processing and reporting requirements. An enrollment management focus is necessary with regards to financial aid expenditures, forecasting, and revenue projections.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing staff
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and institutional guidelines in the administration of the various financial aid and scholarship programs
  • Provide forward thinking strategy to strengthen the overall office policies and procedures
  • Works collaboratively with other members of enrollment management team to meet the enrollment and retention goals of the College
  • Completes all reports required by federal and state agencies (a basic understanding of databases and database systems is required)
  • Coordinates with the Admission's Office to support recruiting and admission strategies through the financial aid delivery process for prospective students
  • Represents the College at various professional organizational boards and meetings
  • Monitors satisfactory academic progress as required by federal regulations
  • Establishes and maintains relations with the U.S. Department of Education, the Missouri Department of Higher Education, lenders and other agencies
  • Speaks publicly both on and off campus on financial aid related matters
  • Manage the College's endowed scholarship programs
  • All other duties as assigned by the CFO

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred (extensive experience in financial aid may be substituted in lieu of a degree)
  • 4 - 5 years financial aid experience
  • Strong collaborative, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines, timelines, and objectives
  • A commitment to quality service to students and parents, and campus constituents
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access required. Experience with vendor software and databases such as Campus Anyware, NSLDS, CPS Online, ScholarNet preferred
  • Excellent analytical and data interpretation skills

Salary range: $40,000 - $50,000
Full benefits.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

To apply, send a resume and letter of interest via email or fax to -

Greg Silvey
Chief Financial Officer
Missouri Valley College
Email: silveyg@moval.edu
Fax: (660)831-4102

 

Adjunct Instructors of Humanities and Communications

March 31, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for Adjunct Instructors in the following areas to begin Fall 2016.

French: To teach 1-2 sections of French I and French II (Fall and Spring) in the evening. Required qualifications include a Master's degree in French.

Mass Communication: To teach 1-2 sections of Media and Culture (Fall and Spring). Required qualifications include a Master's degree in Mass Communications or Journalism.

Speech Communication: To teach 2-3 sections of Public Speaking (Fall and Spring). Required qualifications include a Master's degree in Speech Communication.

To apply please email cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. David Reinheimer, Chair, at reinheimerd@moval.edu. Applications should be submitted by April 22, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

 

Assistant Professor of English

March 31, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of English (American literature generalist) to begin August 1, 2016. The teaching load may include first-year composition and American literature courses.

Qualifications include a Ph.D in American literature, with the ability to teach a wide range of American literature courses and teaching experience in first-year composition. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred. To apply please email cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (all in PDF format) to Dr. Dave Reinheimer, Chair, at reinheimerd@moval.edu.

Applications should be submitted by April 12, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

 

Academic Advisor / Student Retention Specialist

March 4, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist is responsible for assisting assigned business students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for the stated educational goals of students and assisting in the development and implementation of a retention plan for the College of designed to assist students in progressing towards degree completion. The Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist assists in planning, organizing, and presenting individual and group advisement sessions for students and assists with Student Orientation, Advisement, and Freshman Seminar.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field is required; a Master's degree is preferred.

Experience: At least six months of experience in higher education, preferably in academic advising, is preferred Extensive knowledge of Higher Education is required.

Skills: Strong oral and written communications skills are required. Excellent interpersonal skills, including conflict management, are required. Computer literacy, including word processing and database management are required. Organizational and time management skills are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Other: The scope of the position requires occasional weekend and evening work particularly during scheduled advisement/registration periods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Serve as an Academic Advisor for Freshmen and Sophomore Students.
  2. Develop and implement retention programs by following up on existing initiatives and identifying new outreach opportunities.
  3. Work in a team environment to promote student success through special programs, improved processes, and outreach campaigns.
  4. Review student records for retention issues; follow up on progress through personal contact and correspondence.
  5. Coach students through Academic barriers preventing them from progressing towards their degree.
  6. Coordinate conferences or referrals to appropriate offices as needed resolve individual student problems.
  7. Document and track student issues; prepare periodic reports.
  8. Manage the early alert system which involves attendance monitoring, academic alerts and progress reports.
  9. Participate on the Satisfactory Academic Progress committee (SAP) and monitor student progress.
  10. Assist with the planning and delivery of orientation.
  11. Conduct special topics workshops (e.g., academic progress, using the college's online resources, and resume writing).

Salary range - commensurate with experience.

Please submit Written inquiries, cover letters and resumes to Dr. Mindy Maddux, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management madduxm@moval.edu or Admissions Office, Missouri Valley College, 500 East College Street, Marshall, MO 65340.

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology

January 28, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Division of Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin August 2016. The teaching load includes cognitive psychology, physiological psychology, introduction to psychology, and a range of other topical courses. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology, preferably with an emphasis in cognition and/or physiological psychology and teaching experience in a cognitive, physiological, and/or other psychology courses. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.

To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Jennifer Livengood, Interim Chair of Social Sciences, at livengoodj@moval.edu. Applications should be submitted by March 4, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

 

 

Graduate Assistant Coach

January 20, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

Missouri Valley College, a member of the NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach for the following programs:

Men's and Women's Volleyball

Graduate Assistants will receive a $400 per month stipend, room, board, and tuition for graduate courses.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Individuals will assist the Head Coach with all phases of operating a successful athletic program including practice planning, conditioning, recruiting, scouting, promotions, statistics and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree with playing and/or coaching experience. Candidates must have a good driving record, work well with people and have excellent organizational skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email or fax (660)831-4017, a letter of application, resume, and the contact information of three references to:

Brett Holt - holtb@moval.edu

 

 

Instructor of English as a Second Language (ESL)

January 20, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time Instructor of English as a Second Language to begin August 1, 2016. The teaching load may include grammar, reading, writing, and listening and speaking courses at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.

A master's degree in TESOL is preferred, or a graduate degree in a related field with 18 graduate hours in TESOL. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle is preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (in PDF format) to Dr. David Reinheimer, Chair, reinheimerd@moval.edu.

Applications should be submitted by February 26, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

 

Assistant Professor of English

January 20, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of English to begin August 1, 2016. The teaching load may include such courses as Rhetoric and Composition, Literature and Composition, Humanities I and II, Film Criticism and American Culture, Creative Writing, Technical Writing, and Advanced Composition.

Qualifications include a Ph.D in Rhetoric and Composition, with teaching experience in first-year composition as well as creative writing (publications preferred) or film studies. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred. To apply please email cover letter, c.v., contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (all in PDF format) to Dr. Dave Reinheimer, Chair, reinheimerd@moval.edu.

Applications should be submitted by February 26, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

 

Music Teaching Positions

January 20, 2016

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

2 positions:
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Vocal Music
  • Instructor of Instrumental Music

The Division of Fine Arts at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for two positions, Assistant/Associate Professor of Vocal Music and Instructor of Instrumental Music. Both positions begin August, 2016 and carry a 5/5 teaching load. Course loads include, but are not limited to, Music Theory, Aural Training, Music History, Composition, Concert Choir, Drumline, Applied Voice, Applied Woodwind or Percussion, Instrumental/Choral Arranging, Choral Conducting, methods courses for choral education. Teaching assignments will be based on the expertise of the candidates.

Qualifications
  • Vocal Music: PhD preferred. MA required. Prior teaching experience required. Secondary school experience helpful.
  • Instrumental Music: MA required. Prior teaching experience desired. Expertise in woodwind or percussion preferred.
    Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission, a willingness to serve on campus committees, provide academic advising, and participate in outreach and student recruitment are expected.
How to Apply:

Qualified candidates, please submit a cover letter, CV, a list of three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts via email to Dr. Ron Montgomery (montgomeryr@moval.edu), Search Committee Chair/Associate Professor of Music. Review of materials will begin February 8, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. EOE.

 

Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mass Communications

November 20, 2015

Missouri Valley College
Marshall, MO

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mass Communication to begin August 1, 2016.  The 5/5 teaching load may include such courses as Introduction to Media and Culture, Magazine Production, Basic News Reporting, Freelance Writing, Photojournalism, Senior Portfolio, Advanced News Reporting, Copy Editing, and Newspaper Production.

Preferred qualifications include a master's degree in Journalism, or in a related field with at least 18 graduate hours in Journalism, with at least 4 years of professional experience in print journalism; will consider a bachelor's degree in Journalism with at least six years of professional experience in print journalism. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications. To apply please email cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (in PDF format) to Dr. Dave Reinheimer, Chair, reinheimerd@moval.edu.

Applications should be submitted by January 30, 2016. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

Early Childhood Lab School Volunteers Needed

August 4, 2015

WHY: The Valley Lab School is a nonprofit childcare center extended from Missouri Valley College’s campus. We serve children ranging from six weeks old to six years old.

WHAT WILL I DO? You will assist in one of the three classrooms, supervising children and helping in daily tasks, which can include reading to children, supervising playtime, serving lunch, daily cleaning, helping with arts and crafts, and simply loving and caring for our Junior Vikings!

WHO DO I CONTACT? If you are interested in volunteering at the Valley Lab School, please contact Carrie Morrow, at (660) 831-1234. Leave a detailed message including your name, phone number, and best time to reach you. You can also email her at morrowc@moval.edu.

Early Childhood Lab School Substitute Teacher

August 4, 2015

Responsibilities: Carrying out goals, policies, and activities to implement educational objectives and performance standards.

Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent. Would prefer some background in childcare or education related field.

Application Procedure: You may download the application form from www.moval.edu, and send the completed application form and three references to the address listed below:

Pamela Stouffer
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

Missouri Valley College believes in diversity and seeks applications from underrepresented groups. Missouri Valley does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran's status, age, or sexual orientation.