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!

  • Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Ad 2018

    Missouri Valley College
    Marshall, MO

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning (DIEP).  As a full-time staff member, the DIEP provides college-wide leadership and support for assessment activities to support decision-making and strategic planning, increase institutional effectiveness, and advance the mission of Missouri Valley College. The DIEP reports to the Chief Academic Officer.

    Primary duties include:

    1) Development and maintenance of a comprehensive framework for assessment and planning   

    2) Support for campus‐wide participation in assessment and planning

    3) Compilation, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of information that is useful in decision making

    4) Facilitation of development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the strategic plan

    5) Support for institutional and program accreditation activities

    Required education and experience: earned master’s degree, demonstrable experience in evaluation and assessment in a formal, educational setting.  Desirable: familiarity and experience with the Higher Learning Commission and accrediting organizations and processes. Computer Skills: word-processing and spreadsheets. Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, c.v., copies of unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references, to Dr. Diane Bartholomew, Vice President of Academic Affairs,  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.

  • Adjunct Pool – Academic ESL Instructor

    Job Description: Missouri Valley College is a 4-year institution with a large and growing international student population. This position is responsible for teaching Academic ESL classes as assigned by the division. Specific job duties include preparation of syllabi, lesson plans, and materials that enhance the students’ English language learning, including the design, development, and execution of appropriate methods of evaluating student performance. Hours per week vary by course load, semester, and schedule.

    Job Requirements:

    Master’s degree in TESOL. One (1) year of teaching experience in a college-level academic ESL program or equivalent is preferred, but consideration will be given to a recent TESOL graduate.


    Master’s degree in a foreign language, speech, reading or English or related field or equivalent experience and at least three (3) graduate classes in TESOL with one (1) year of teaching experience in a college-level academic ESL program or equivalent position.

    Must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom instruction.

    Application Deadline: Review of applications will be ongoing, but review will begin immediately for potential openings spring semester 2019. Interested applicants should send a C.V., and cover letter,  contact information for 3 professional references, and unofficial graduate transcripts as attachments to Elizabeth Holloway at

    EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Library Services Assistant




    Under general supervision of the Library eLearning & Outreach Coordinator, this position provides circulation and reference assistance for library clients, participates in collection maintenance, and  assists with processing of new library materials.


    1. Circulation Services
      1. Enforces all library policies.
      2. Operates integrated library system (ILS) (e.g., checks-in/out material, shelves items, maintains coffee bar, etc.).
      3. Handles payment of coffee, printing, and fines.
      4. Assists with printing and fax distribution.
      5. Handles payment of coffee, printing, and fines.
      6. Communicates work priorities with work-study students.
    2. Reference Assistance
      1. Locates physical and virtual materials.
      2. Assists clients with using of catalog, databases, Internet sites, and library equipment.
      3. Provides technical assistance (e.g., printing, copying, general computer issues).
    3. Information Literacy Instruction
      1. May provide tours and orientations.
    4. Miscellaneous:
      1. Maintains the general appearance of the shared workspace and library.
      2. Prepares acquisition lists.
      3. Reads assigned shelving area.
      4. Keeps abreast of current trends and developments in the profession.
      5. Maintains effective, courteous working relationships with MVC community.
      6. Demonstrates good communication skills with co-workers.
      7. Undertakes special projects as assigned.


    1. Earned bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
    2. Effective interpersonal skills.
    3. The ability to interact productively with students, faculty staff, and other constituents.
    4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
    5. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
    6. Computer literacy with office software


    Knowledge of library operations, collections, and services; a background in an education-related field; and/or a combination of these skills.


    1. Part-Time (20-29 hours/week)
    2. Monday – Thursday 8 am to 2 pm


  • 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.


    Chris Roberds



  • 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.


    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.


    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.


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


    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 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.


    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


    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

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

  • 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, 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 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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