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!

  • Alumni Relations Director at MVC

    Missouri Valley College is currently seeking an alumni relations professional with event planning experience.

    This position involves event planning, development, budgeting, design, and organizing of alumni relations events and activities, both off and on-site, including managing logistics such as facilities, tickets, caterers, and communication with facility maintenance staff or technical support personnel. In addition, this role also has outward facing duties, engaging with alumni. The Alumni Relations Director will work closely with the MVC Marketing Department to aid in the overall marketing strategy of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-starter
    • Team oriented
    • Creative
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Alumni relations or event planning experience preferred

    Submit cover letter and resume to Eric Sappington at sappingtone@moval.edu

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

  • Development Director at MVC

    Missouri Valley College is currently seeking a development professional with a passion for MVC.

    The Development Director, reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement,  supports the overall strategic fundraising efforts of Missouri Valley College (MVC) by designing, implementing, evaluating and refining development activities, with a collaborative emphasis on annual fund, capital campaign, unrestricted gifts, planned giving, and donor relations/societies. The development director will personally identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward assigned donors and prospects while fostering collaborative relationships with development colleagues and constituents.

    Qualifications

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Attention to detail

    • Self-starter

    • Team oriented

    • Strategic thinker

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred

    • Travel required

    • Fundraising experience preferred

    Submit cover letter and resume to Sheila Bird at birds@moval.edu.

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

  • Evening Library Assistant Fall 2021

    Missouri Valley College is accepting applications for a part-time evening Library Assistant beginning January 10, 2022. The position consists of 25 hours per week, 36 weeks per year (during the school year).  Hours are Sunday through Thursday 6 pm – 11 pm.  

    Under general direction of the Librarians, provides circulation and reference assistance for library clients, conducts tours and orientation sessions as needed, creates displays and bulletin boards, participates in collection maintenance, and assists with processing new library materials.

    Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications: (1) A combination of post-secondary education and relevant work experience equal to at least 4 years. (2) Effective written and oral communication skills and ability to interact productively with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents. (3) Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks. (4) Computer literacy with standard software.

    Preferred Qualifications: (1) Knowledge of library operations, collections, and services. (2) A background in an education-related field. To apply: Please email cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Bryan Carson, Library Director, at carsonb@moval.edu. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. EOE.

  • Part-time Administrative Assistant

    Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to serve the Division of Education and the Master’s of Community Counseling (MACC) program.  This position will be up to 28 hours per week and will assist the Dean of Education and the MACC Director with clerical duties.  Planned starting date is no later than December 1, 2021. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, knowledge of office procedures, and the ability to work with students and faculty.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education is preferred.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references to Sharon Hoeflicker (hoeflickers@moval.edu).  For best consideration, apply by October 15, 2021. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Adjunct Instructor of Photography

    The Division of Fine Arts at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Photography to begin Spring 2022. The  teaching load includes analog and digital photography courses.  Additional teaching load may be available based on institutional need and instructor qualifications.

    Required qualifications include a master’s degree in studio art, or a master’s in a related field with at least 18 graduate hours in studio art, or a bachelor’s degree in studio art with at least 6 years of professional experience in photography.  An educational emphasis in photography is preferred. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are also necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace/ D2L. 

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Harold Hynick, Chair, Division of Fine Arts, hynickh@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.

  • Faculty Position - Accounting

    The Division of Business at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time faculty position, ideally to begin January 2022.  The primary duties include teaching upper level undergraduate accounting to accounting majors and principles to students in management, marketing, economics, agribusiness, and finance.  Service to the institution and student advising are also expected in this position.  

    Required qualifications include at least an earned Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field with a strong background in accounting.  A CPA or CMA license, prior collegiate teaching experience, and work in the field are all desirable. Collegiality, professionalism, effective communication skills, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are necessary. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Brightspace helpful.  

    To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of all unofficial transcripts to Larry Stockman, Chair of Business, at stockmanl@moval.edu. For best consideration, apply by October 1, 2021. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Licensed Counselor for Missouri Valley College Student Health Center

    Licensed Counselor for Missouri Valley College Student Health Center

    Missouri Valley College is 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 1,500 on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri, Missouri Valley.

    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 in the state of Missouri.  LPC preferred, but 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: adjustment, depression, conflict resolution, family and relationship concerns, substance abuse, anxiety, and general emotional wellness.
    • Crisis intervention, including occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
    • 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) working Monday through Friday.   Missouri Valley College offers a competitive benefits package  including medical and life insurance (shared cost with the college), retirement, optional 403k, 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.

  • Alumni Relations Director Job Description

    Missouri Valley College is currently seeking an alumni relations professional with event planning experience. 

    This position involves the development, budgeting, design, planning and organizing of alumni relations events and activities, both off-and on-site, including managing logistics such as facilities, tickets, caterers, and communication with facility maintenance staff or technical support personnel. In addition, this role also has outward facing duties, engaging with alumni. The Alumni Relations Director will work closely with the MVC Marketing Department to aid in the overall marketing strategy of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-starter
    • Team oriented
    • Creative
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Alumni relations or event planning experience preferred

    Submit cover letter and resume to Eric Sappington at sappingtone@moval.edu

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

  • Director of Student Activities & Malcolm Center for Student Life

    Missouri Valley College is 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 Malcolm Center for Student Life. The incumbent will coordinate all student programming and campus-wide student events. The Director oversees student organizations and advisors, as well as serves as administrative advisor to campus Fraternities and Sororities.  The incumbent will also oversee the management and operation of the 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 Vice President of Student Affairs.   

    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; Master’s 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: Dr. Heath Morgan, Vice President of Student Affairs, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or e-mail morganh@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.

  • Adjunct instructor for Counseling (MACC) program

    The Master of Arts in Community Counseling program (MACC)  at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an adjunct position, teaching the Practicum and Internship I and II class, which begins August 26, 2021. The course focuses on the importance of self-care strategies for counselors, different counseling supervision models, and practices, ethical standards of the counseling profession, and strategies for working with individuals, groups, couples and families in counseling sessions.  In addition, this course requires students to keep logs and the instructor must be punctual in reviewing students’ paperwork and checking their hours. The class meets weekly (Thursday night) from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.  The instructor must be a licensed therapist, or psychologist with at least 5 years of experience.  Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and D2L Brightspace. 

    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 Melody Smith, MACC Program Director, at: smithm@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.

  • Adjunct Instructor in Accounting

    Missouri Valley College invites applications for an adjunct instructor in accounting to begin August 2021.

    Teaching load is up to three classes, and will include a variety of undergraduate accounting classes. Required qualifications include a master’s degree in accounting, business administration with an emphasis in accounting, or a related field with 18 graduate hours accounting.  Those with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and at least six years of full time work in the field or a CPA may be considered. The candidate must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom instruction. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and Brightspace/D2L.

    To apply, email a cover letter, CV, a list of three professional references, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Larry Stockman, chair, Division of Business, at stockmanl@moval.edu.

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

  • Public Safety Officer

    Public Safety Officer for Missouri Valley College

    Missouri Valley College, located in Marshall, MO,  is a private, coeducational, career-oriented, liberal arts college with a growing national and international outreach, and it is a destination for students from all fifty states and forty foreign countries.  Approximately 1400 students attend MVC annually.

    Position Summary: The Campus Public Safety Officer is responsible for maintaining a safe learning environment, protecting the assets and interest of the institution, and enforcing policy and regulations. The Public Safety Officer performs a variety of police duties in patrolling assigned areas on foot and by motor vehicle to detect crime and to arrest violators; patrolling parking lots and college buildings to ensure security and safety.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Patrolling campus grounds, either on foot or in assigned College Vehicle
    • Conducting regular checks and inspections to insure building safety and security
    • Report damage, malfunctions, faulty equipment or utilities, or any unusual or questionable or dangerous or suspicious conditions or activities anywhere on campus, indoors or outdoors
    • Assisting all persons to comply with College regulations and rules of conduct on Campus, including issuing parking citations when appropriate.
    • Providing Security for special College functions  as assigned by the Director of Public Safety
    • Providing crowd control when necessary and as assigned by Director of Public Safety
    • Responding to requests for routine departmental service (Unlocking a classroom for a person authorized to enter)
    • Investigate suspected crimes, report findings, and arrest suspected individuals.
    • Investigate accidents involving persons or property, report probable cause of accidents, and pursue appropriate courses of action.
    • Ensure that all incidents and arrest activities are properly documented.
    • Make arrests and testifies in court of legal proceedings.
    • Ability to proficiently operate law enforcement equipment (including lethal and non-lethal weapons necessary in the performance of required duties.)
    • Keep records and prepare reports (offense, arrest, fire system, emergency phones, alarm systems, and mechanical equipment.)
    • Support the mission of the Campus Public Safety Department and that of the college.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications: – High school diploma or equivalent.

    • Meet the requirements and qualifications of a Certified Police Officer.
    • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper course of action.
    • Must be able to obtain a clear background check.
    • Must be Missouri POST (Peace Office Standard & Training) Certified or have a law enforcement certification recognized and accepted by the POST Commission of MO.
    • Possess a valid Missouri Driver’s License.
    • Must be current on Continuing Education
    • Your commission will be through Marshall Police Department

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics: – Strong interpersonal and public relations communication skills; ability to effectively communicate using written and verbal skills.

    • Basic computer proficiency is required.
    • Reasoning ability required in assessing best course of action for security or emergency situations. Requires knowledge of security policies and procedures.
    • Ability to ascertain facts by personal conduct, observation, and the evaluation of records.
    • Ability to explain and interpret pertinent provisions of laws, ordinances, and regulations.
    • Ability to enforce laws firmly and with respect for the rights of others.
    • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
    • Excellent skills in dealing with the public are required.
    • Quick situational thinking is often required.
    • Must be able to maintain professionalism at all times.
    • Must be able to exercise ethics and maintain confidentiality.

    Salary and Benefits:

    The Campus Public Safety Officer is a 10-month, full time position (June and July off with pay).  Missouri Valley College offers a competitive benefits package including medical and life insurance (shared cost with the college), retirement, optional 403b, 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 boehmern@moval.edu.  The search will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

    EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check

  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

    Missouri Valley College (Marshall, MO), a private, liberal arts institution, is seeking applicants for a full-time graduate assistant athletic trainer. This is a 10-month position, offering a tuition waiver (up to $7500/year) and includes free room and board.

    Job Requirements

    • NATABOC Certification in Good Standing
    • State of Missouri Athletic Training licensure or eligible
    • Legally eligible to work in the United States

    Job Description

    The Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the Head Athletic Trainer in the day-to-day operation of the athletic training facility. The Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer is a full-time member of Missouri Valley College. Specific duties and responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer are as follows:

    • Athletic Training coverage for assigned team practices, home events, and travel when possible.
    • Responsible for general care of MVC student-athletes during assigned treatment hours.
    • Maintain student-athlete medical records.
    • Assist in the maintenance and inventory of athletic training room equipment and supplies.
    • Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
    • Attend all scheduled faculty and staff meetings.
    • Other Athletic Training related duties may be assigned as the need arises.

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Vince Fedorowich, Head Athletic Trainer, (660) 831-4195 or by email at fedorowichv@moval.edu. Review of applications begins immediately. EOE. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • 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


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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