Careers at MVC

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Here at Valley, we are always looking for qualified and exceptional faculty and staff to join our campus community. Check out some of our openings, and see if Valley is the right fit for your career needs!

  • Licensed Counselor for Missouri Valley College Student Health Center

    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.

    Job Purpose:

    The Campus Counselor provides counseling services, crisis intervention,  and outreach programming/workshops to MVC students. Counseling is provided mainly through individual therapy.

    Essential Functions:

    Counsel our culturally diverse college student population regarding personal issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, substance abuse, peer relations, family issues),  academic and career concerns by conducting intakes (initial counseling appointment), individual therapy, and maintain proper documentation in a timely manner. Consult with college staff and others (e.g., parents), regarding student concerns.  Develop and present psycho-educational and academic workshops/outreach programming. Participate in professional development, as required for licensure. Serve on college committees and other duties, as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling Psychology.  If not currently licensed in the state of Missouri, must have passed the Missouri State Licensure Exam or the NCE and be PLPC eligible.  Supervision can be provided for those that require their 3000 hours.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Conduct mental health assessments through individual counseling.
    • Encourage students to have open and honest discussions around their emotions and experiences.
    • Engage students in therapeutic processes to support their mental health.
    • Examine issues including but not limited to: homesickness, depression, conflict resolution, substance abuse, anxiety, and general emotional wellness.
    • Collaborate with staff and faculty as referral agents.
    • When needed, refer or recommend additional off-campus services.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Skills:

    • Effective and precise written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to easily connect with people and constructively discuss various problems and issues.
    • Ability to discern and prioritize student needs.
    • Proven ability to provide safe and effective counseling to a college demographic.

    Salary and Benefits:

    The Campus Counselor is a 10-month, full time position (June and July off).  Salary is $28,000 annually. Missouri Valley College offers a competitive benefits package  including medical and life insurance (shared cost with the college), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

    Application:

    A letter of application, resume, and names and contacts of three professional references should be submitted by e-mail attachment to ceselskit@moval.edu.  The search will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

  • Instructor of Business Administration and NonProfit Management

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts institution, invites applications for a full-time or part-time instructor in business and nonprofit management to begin August 2018. The primary duty is teaching undergraduate courses in management and nonprofit management.  A full-time position would also include service to the institution, student advising, and professional development.

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Nonprofit management, or a related field. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission, and effective communication skills are necessary. To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, and copies of all unofficial transcripts to Larry Stockman, Chair of Business, at stockmanl@moval.edu. Review of applications begins immediately. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Student Employment

    Debate (1)                                                                                                                   $7.85 per hour

    Job duties include but are not limited to: General office duties, backfile construction, script copying and assembling, and other duties as needed.

    Hours: Can not be Tuesday or Thursday before 1:00. Flexible based on students class schedule. 

    Requirements: Engagement on the debate team required. Appropriate dress and appearance is very important for this position.  Jeans and t-shirts are allowed, but need to be presentable.

    Supervisor:

    Chris Roberds

    660-831-4591

    roberdsc@moval.edu

    Admissions

  • Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs

    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 of the division. The GA must be accepted into an accredited graduate program for the duration of their contract.

    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 wiliness 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 various forms of advertising, including social media.

    Compensation:

    Tuition scholarship, campus housing, and meal plan (when school is in session).

    Application:

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

  • Director of Alumni Relations

    Missouri Valley College is seeking applications for the position of alumni relations director.

    Position Overview: 

    Responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students.

    Create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the College; working with development office to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the College and Alumni Association Board.

    Responsibilities:

    Work closely with the Alumni Association Board, arranging meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships between its members.

    Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the Institute’s strategic plan as well as the goals of the the Office of Advancement, including but not limited to homecoming and alumni and friend socials.

    Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.

    Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email, alumni web pages, and print publications

    Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engage them in programs

    Collaborate closely with development office to increase support from alumni; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts

    Oversee and balance the budget for alumni relations; within the annual program budget

    Skills:

    Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail

    Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

    Experience with Raiser’s Edge or a similar constituent database preferred

    Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed

    Bachelor’s degree

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Experience in event planning

    To Apply:

    The Director of Alumni Relations reports to the Vice President of Advancement. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:

    Eric Sappington, Vice President of Institutional Advancement sappingtone@moval.edu

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

  • Adjunct Positions

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for face to face adjunct instructors in the following disciplines to begin August 2018: Ceramics, Art Appreciation, Digital Art,  Foreign Language, Speech Communication, Psychology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Theater, Dance, and Education; and Special Education (evenings).

    Qualifications for each position include a Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the discipline. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are 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, unofficial transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Sharon Hoeflicker, Academic Affairs, at hoeflickers@moval.edu. Positions open until filled. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Viking Learning Academy Substitute Teacher

    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
    stoufferp@moval.edu

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


Missouri Valley College is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” and 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.

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