Careers at MVC

Join a Vibrant Liberal Arts College

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!

  • Assistant Track & Field Coach

    Missouri Valley College, an NAIA institution which competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, invites applications for a full-time, 12 month position of Assistant Track & Field coaches with duties assigned according to qualification.

    Primary coaching responsibilities will include the successful identification, evaluation and recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes in which to build and maintain a competitive athletic program, practice planning and supervision of practices, competitions, assistance with travel teams, and any other duties assigned by the Head Coach.

    Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred but not required. Recruiting, admissions experience, computer and technology proficiency is preferred, with a minimum of one year coaching experience. Employment requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree if hired for non-teaching position. Securing a CDL drivers license will be required after employment starts.

    Position available starting immediately.

  • 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.

  • MVC Bowling GA Position

    Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri has a Graduate Assistant position open in Men’s and Women’s Bowling for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Position opening start date is January 1, 2019

    The graduate assistant will serve as an assistant coach with other duties as assigned.

    Collegiate bowling experience prefered.

    Securing a CDL drivers license will be required after employment starts.

    Graduate Assistants will receive, Room, Board, and Tuition for graduate courses taken.

    Interested applicants should email a letter of application and resume to: fifert@moval.edu

  • 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.

  • Assistant Professor of Religion / Campus Chaplain

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college with a Presbyterian heritage, invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Religion and Chaplain.   Missouri Valley, located in Marshall, Missouri, midway between Kansas City and Columbia, enrolls approximately 1400 full-time students. The position begins August 2020. 

    Required qualifications include a minimum of an earned M.Div. degree or equivalent from an ATS-accredited seminary or divinity school, ordination in the Presbyterian Church (USA) or similarly aligned denomination (e.g., UMC, UCC, ABC, ELCA, etc.), and at least two years of experience in pastoral ministry. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are also necessary qualifications. 

    Preferred qualifications are a D.Min., Ph.D., or equivalent in religion or closely related field, and a demonstrated ability to teach a range of courses focused on the textual, historical, and lived dimensions of religion, including especially, but not limited to, Abrahamic traditions. The ideal candidate will possess a passion and commitment to ministering to a diverse, multi-faith campus community.

    The position is approximately 60% faculty, including 9 credits per semester teaching load, and 40% chaplaincy.  Chaplaincy duties include, but are not limited to, individual student counseling and support regarding spiritual, moral, and personal concerns; coordinating worship activities and religious organizations on campus; facilitating student-led Interfaith discussions; and stewardship of the campus ministry budget. Faculty are also expected to serve on campus committees and advise students. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and Moodle. 

    To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcripts for all coursework, documentation of ordination, contact information for three professional references, and statements of teaching philosophy and of ministry in a multi-faith environment  (all in PDF format) to Dr. Christopher Libby, Campus Chaplain Search Committee Chair, at libbyc@moval.edu. For full consideration, submit application materials by December 1, 2019.  Review will continue until the position is filled. MVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Instructor, Health Sciences / Head Athletic Trainer

    The Division of Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Instructor of Health Sciences / Head Athletic Trainer, to begin January 1, 2020. The full-time position includes teaching classes such as Psychosocial Aspects of Sports, Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries, Personal Health and Conditioning;  and serving as the head athletic trainer, including coordination of health needs of student-athletes, the athletic training staff, budget and insurance matters. Faculty are also expected to serve on campus committees and advise students. 

    Required qualifications include an earned master’s degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Kinesiology, or closely-related field; three years as a head athletic trainer; good standing with and current BoC certification and Missouri licensure as an athletic trainer.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are also necessary qualifications. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and Moodle. 

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to John Bartholomew, Chair of Health Sciences at bartholomewj@moval.edu. Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2019.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Instructor - Computer Information Systems

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college located between Kansas City and Columbia, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Computer Information Systems to begin January 2020.  Primary teaching duties will focus on coursework in Web Development and Networking. In addition, the selected candidate will take an active role in the development of a new Computer Science major anticipated to start in the fall of 2020.

    Minimum qualifications include a Master’s in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field; a Ph.D. in the area and teaching experience in the discipline are preferred. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary. Faculty are also expected to serve on campus committees and advise students. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and Moodle. 

    To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of the Math & Science Division, adamsk@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.


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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