MVC Positions Available

IT Support Specialist

April 15, 2014

Missouri Valley College, an independent, four-year liberal arts college, is seeking an IT support specialist. Responsibilities include primary help desk for faculty, staff and students, assist with troubleshooting equipment and programs along with new deployments, and daily content management of website.

Potential candidates must possess good analytical and communication skills, along with a strong work ethic. A minimum of Associates Degree or previous technology experience is required, but a Bachelorís degree is preferred.

Interested candidates should send a current resume to:

Jason Rinne, Systems Administrator
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Head Cheer and Dance Coach

April 8, 2014

Missouri Valley College, a NAIA institution which competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, invites applications for the full-time, 12 month position of Head Cheerleading and Dance coach with teaching duties assigned according to qualification.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, the organization, supervision, and administration of an NAIA cheer and dance program and adhering to NCA/NDA competition guidelines. Primary coaching responsibilities will include the successful identification, evaluation and recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes and supervision of assistant coaches. Other responsibilities include teaching in related field or other duties according to qualification.

Qualifications: A Masterís degree in related teaching field and two years coaching experience preferred. Employment requires a minimum of a Bachelorís degree if hired for non teaching position.

Position available starting May, 2014

Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Mike Machholz, Associate Athletic Director
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Head Women's Basketball Coach

April 8, 2014

Missouri Valley College, an NAIA institution which competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, invites applications for the full-time, 12 month position of Head Womenís Basketball coach with teaching duties assigned according to qualification.

Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, the organization, supervision, and administration of an NAIA Womenís Basketball program. Primary coaching responsibilities will include the successful identification, evaluation and recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes.

Qualifications: Masterís degree required in related teaching field with a minimum of three years teaching and coaching experience.

Position available starting May 1st, 2014

Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to:

Tom Fifer, Athletic Director
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Assistant Professor of Physical Science

April 7, 2014

The Division of Math and Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Physical Science to begin August 1, 2014.

The 15 hours a semester teaching load includes General Chemistry 1 with Lab and Environmental Science each semester. Geology, Soil and Water, Astronomy, and Meteorology may be assigned as needed. Additional responsibilities include advising students, supervising pre-service science teachers, serving on campus committees, participating in program assessment, and recording attendance.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in a physical science, or in science education with at least 15 graduate hours of coursework in a physical science. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are also necessary qualifications. To apply please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Katherine Adams, Math and Science Chair
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Applications should be submitted by May 5, 2014. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.


Assistant Professor of Biology

April 7, 2014

The Division of Math and Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Biology to begin August 1, 2014.

The 15 hours a semester teaching load includes Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and a one semester Human Anatomy and Physiology course. Other courses within the major (Principles of Biology, Environmental Science, etc.) may be assigned as needed. Additional responsibilities include advising pre-nursing students, serving on campus committees, participating in program assessment, and recording attendance.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in biology, preferably with an emphasis in anatomy or physiology. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, are also necessary qualifications. To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

Katherine Adams, Math and Science Chair
Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Applications should be submitted by May 5, 2014. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.


Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs

March 11, 2014

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.
  • Serve as Hall Director for a residential area, as needed.
  • 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).

To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to:

Mr. Heath Morgan,
Dean of Students

Missouri Valley College
500 E. College
Marshall, MO 65340

Instructional Technology Specialist

March 10, 2014

Missouri Valley College seeks an energetic and experienced individual to fill its position of Instructional Technology Specialist. This is a full-time position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. The successful candidate will work with faculty on the design and development of instructional content that will be used in traditional on-campus courses, blended, and on-line courses; plan, coordinate and conduct workshops on the use of new technologies, conduct research on emerging technologies for use in an academic setting, and provide instruction and support to students and staff to assist them in the development and/or improvement of technology skills.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 1. Developing and delivering technical training sessions and workshops
  • 2. Working with a wide range of multimedia software including, audio, video, web, animation, and photo to develop materials for online, hybrid, and face to face courses
  • 3. Developing instructional web and media-based interactive learning objects (tutorials, demos, training modules)
  • 4. Assisting in the development and maintenance of the academic divisonsí web presence
  • 5. Troubleshooting technical course design issues with faculty
  • 6. Conducting research to identify potential applications for new and emerging instructional technologies
  • 7. Supporting and training the Moodle learning management system
  • 8. Participating on College committees
  • 9. Conducting software training sessions for faculty
  • 10. Researching and identifying grant opportunities relevant to instruction, faculty support and online programs
  • 11. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in instructional technology, instructional design, or Education preferred with at least 2 years of experience working in the instructional technology field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience providing technical training in group and individualized sessions
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Windows 7 and Google Apps
  • General knowledge of the Moodle Learning Management System
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in using web and media based technologies for education such as but not limited to Flash Professional, Camtasia, Googledocs, Voicethread, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Curiosity about and commitment to learning cutting edge technologies for support of education online
  • Ability to work with and train in both a PC and Macintosh environment
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles
  • Knowledge of online course development standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of educational applications of social media
  • Knowledge of educational theories, including instructional systems design, and adult learning theory
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Positive attitude
  • To apply please email cover letter, c.v., and list of three references to:

    Sharon Weiser,
    Vice President of Academic Affairs

    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340

    Applications should be submitted by April 21, 2014. Position to begin July 1. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.


    Graduate Assistant Positions

    March 5, 2014

    Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri has Graduate Assistant positions open in Womenís and Menís Volleyball, Track, Softball, Student Life, Golf, Womenís Lacrosse, Admissions and Athletic Training for 2014-2015.

    The athletic graduate assistants will serve as an assistant coach with other duties as assigned. The student Life and athletic training positions will be full time duties in those fields.

    Graduate Assistants will receive up to $400 per month, room, board, and tuition for graduate courses taken.

    Interested applicants should email a letter of application and resume to:

    Tom Fifer
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340

    Director of the Masterís in Community Counseling (MACC) Program

    March 5, 2014

    The MACC program is an experiential based 48 or 60 hour masterís program that utilizes practicing mental health clinicians as its primary instructors.

    Requirements for the Directorís position include: Doctorate with at least three yearsí experience as a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Counselor, or Licensed Social Worker. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in academic administration and accreditation.

    Duties include teaching 4 masterís level, hybrid classes per year in the evenings, advertising the program, recruiting students, monitoring student progress, recruiting and supervising the instructors and Practicum Coordinator, as well as overseeing the practicum/internship elements of the program.

    The MACC Director is expected to be on campus 20 hours a week for office hours (and teach one evening per week), which will enable this individual to maintain a professional private practice.

    Salary: $40,000 - $50,000 depending on experience

    The position begins August 1, 2014. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. Applicants should send a cover letter explaining their interest, their curriculum vita, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to: (All submissions other than transcripts may be by email).

    Application deadline is April 21, 2014

    Dr. Jennifer Eimers
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    660-831-4213

    Assistant/Associate Professor of Business

    March 5, 2014

    The Division of Business at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a teaching position to begin August 1, 2014. This is a permanent annually renewable non-tenured position with a 5/5 teaching load. Classes to be taught include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Accounting, Principles of Accounting I and II, Accounting with Computer Applications, Tax, Intermediate Accounting, Auditing and perhaps a more generic business class.

    A Masterís degree is required, while a CPA and/or Ph.D. or other terminal degree or certification is preferred. Teaching experience, especially in accounting and/or professional experience is a definite plus. 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., three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

    Larry Stockman
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    660-831-4141

    Applications should be submitted by March 21, 2014. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.


    Director of Student Activities & Malcolm Center for Student Life

    February 11, 2014

    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 1916.

    Position Summary: The Director of Student Activities & Malcolm Center for Student Life is responsible for providing student-centered campus activities programming and oversight of the new Malcolm Center for Student Life. The incumbent will coordinate all student programming and campus-wide student events. The Director oversee student organizations and advisors, as well as serve as administrative advisor to campus Fraternities and Sororities. The incumbent will also oversee the management and operation of the new Malcolm Center for Student Life. The Director will supervise numerous Graduate Assistant and other student staff. The incumbent should be well-versed in student development theory and able to apply appropriate concepts to their work; fostering greater student involvement and aiding in student retention is a top priority. The Director will report directly to the Dean of Students.

    Responsibilities:

    • Plan and implement student activities programming and major/campus-wide student events; develop student activities calendar each semester.
    • Develop and implement a student-led campus activities programming board and serve as primary advisor.
    • Oversee student organizations, including recognition process, officer and advisor training, event registration, and funding requests.
    • Manage the operations of the new Malcolm Center for Student Life.
    • Supervise numerous Graduate Assistant and other student (para-professional) staff.
    • Advise and assist other offices in planning campus events.
    • Conduct regular assessments of programming, events, and satisfaction with the Malcolm Center.
    • Assist in the general operations and responsibilities of the Office of Student Affairs.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, with three or more years of experience in Student Affairs or other related field; Masterís degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field and one or more years of experience in Student Affairs or other related field is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must be computer literate; basic competency in software (i.e. Microsoft Office, Adobe) and databases systems (i.e. CampusAnywhere).
  • Experience in various forms of advertising, including social media.
  • Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. Campus housing and meal plan negotiable.

    Application: To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to:

    Mr. Heath Morgan, Dean of Students
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340

    Adjunct Nursing Instructor

    January 7, 2014

    Immediate opening for adjunct nursing instructor to take Mental Health clinical group. Must be an RN and have Masterís degree or have completed Missouri State Board approved clinical instructor seminar. Clinical experience is scheduled for Thursdays for the spring 2014 semester. Please contact

    Tonya Eddy
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    660-831-0892

    Volunteers Needed

    December 2, 2013 through January 3, 2014

    WHY: The Valley Lab School is a nonprofit childcare center extended from Missouri Valley Collegeís campus. We are a brand new entity in the community, and have found that volunteers are vital in day-to-day operations. We serve around 50 children every day, ranging from six weeks old to five years old. We currently have 15 staff members, 12 Work and Learn students from Missouri Valley College, and 2 volunteers. The fall semester ends after the first week in December, and we will lose nearly all of our Work and Learn students until the second week in January when the spring semester begins.

    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 Melissa Pointer, 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:

    Melissa Pointer, the Program Director
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340

    Early Childhood Lab School Teacher Assistant

    Posted 11/08/2013

    Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will assist in carrying out goals, policies, and activities to implement educational objectives and performance standards.

    Qualifications: Minimum of two years successful experience as a preschool or infant/toddler teacher assistant or caregiver. High School graduate or equivalent.

    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:

    Melissa Pointer
    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.

    Early Childhood Lab School Substitute Teacher

    Posted 11/08/2013

    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:

    Melissa Pointer
    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.

    Adjunct Instructor of Pathophysiology

    Posted 09/23/2013

    The Division of Math and Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an adjunct instructor of Pathophysiology to begin January 2014. The teaching load includes 1 section of Pathophysiology.

    Required qualifications include a Ph.D., MD, in biology, medicine or other related field, preferably with an emphasis in pathology, teaching experience preferred, but not required. All faculty members are expected to display collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence, and to the college mission.

    To apply please mail cover letter, c.v., three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

    Dr. Katherine Adams
    Math and Science Chair
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340

    Applications should be submitted by October 15th, 2013. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Graduate Assistantships

    Posted 11/27/2012

    MVC's Division of Graduate Studies is accepting applications for Graduate Assistantships for the Master of Arts in Community Counseling (MACC) Program.

    GA's will receive tuition waiver for the MACC program along with room and board or a $400.00 stipend.

    Responsibilities: GA's duties may include clerical work, tutoring undergraduates, or other duties as assigned by the Dean of Graduate Studies, Vice President for Academic Affairs, or the division head. (Note: The specific duties will be outlined and discussed with the student.)

    Qualifications: Applicants must satisfy the requirements for admission to the MACC program. Please see the following link which outlines admission requirements: http://www.moval.edu/graduate/admission.php

    Application Procedure:

    (Note: All Graduate Assistant Positions for the MACC Program are currently filled for the 2013 school year.  If a letter of interest is sent to the address below that includes your work experience and qualifications, you will be considered for any future positions, should they become available.)

    Jolene Christensen
    Graduate Admissions
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    (660) 831-4080
    Fax (660) 831-4233

    GA - Public Safety Program

    Posted 8/02/2012

    Missouri Valley College is accepting applications for a Criminal Justice Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Public Safety Program.

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

    RESPONSIBILITIES: Individual's will assist the Director of Public Safety with all phases of operating a successful Public Safety Department. GA duties will include but not be limited to: responsible for working all special activities and sporting events, scheduling and overseeing members of work study, associated with patrol activity i.e., Homecoming, Graduation, large events, and as needed as evidence tech, photographer, etc. on scene, cataloging, initial reports, return of Lost and Found items, and assist with various office duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Candidates must have a good driving record, work well with people and have excellent organizational skills. Applicants with P.O.S.T. training are encouraged to apply but P.O.S.T. is not mandatory.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email or fax a letter of application, resume, and contact information of three references to:

    Karen Chevalier
    Director of Public Safety
    Missouri Valley College
    500 East College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    660-831-4228
    Fax 660-831-4003
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