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!

  • Evening Library Assistant

    Evening Library Assistant, Missouri Valley College

    Part-Time (25 hours/week), 36 weeks/year (during the school year)

    Hours: Sunday – Thursday 6 pm – 11 pm. Starting August 23, 2022.

    JOB SUMMARY:

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

  • External Relations Graduate Assistant

    The Graduate Assistant for the External Relations Office will often be the first point of contact for internal and external parties for the office. The individual in this role works closely with the Vice President of External Relations, Director of Alumni Relations, Director of Marketing and Public Relations and staff, as well as the President and the President’s staff.    

    Duties and responsibilities will vary but include:

    • Daily office tasks (greeting visitors, answering phones, PO and credit card reports, maintaining budgets, etc.) 
    • Initiates, plans, and executes special projects in conjunction with the goals and objectives of the office
    • Display a professional attitude and presence in all aspects of the job
    • Coordinating the Viking Tailgate Zone for home football games
    • Assisting the marketing and public relations staff with various marketing initiatives  
    • Assisting the alumni director with alumni relation events and initiatives 
    • Other duties as assigned 

    This position includes graduate tuition assistance, room and board.

    Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Eric Sappington at sappingtone@moval.edu.

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

  • Full-time Faculty Position in Criminal Justice

    The Division of Social Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member in Criminal Justice to begin August 2022.

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice (doctorate a plus) preferably with an emphasis in criminal theory, court procedure, and/or law; preferred 3-5 years field experience working within the court system or relevant criminal justice fields.  The ideal candidate would be interested in and capable of teaching the position’s 5/5 (fall/spring) teaching load consisting primarily of courses in Criminal Procedure, Criminology, Criminal Law, and Criminal Evidence; with a working knowledge of American Psychology Association (APA).  

    Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, as well as a willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.

    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 Karen Reeter, Criminal Justice Search Committee Chair, at reeterk@moval.edu.  For best consideration, apply by June 15, 2022

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

  • Sociology / Geography / History / Social Science Ed - Summer 2022

    The Divisions of Social Science and Education at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member in Social Science/Social Studies Education to begin August 2022. 

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Sociology or History or a Master’s degree with appropriate content hours in Social Science studies (doctorate a plus).

    The ideal candidate would be interested in and capable of teaching the position’s 5/5 teaching load consisting of courses that could include Foundations of American History I & II, Principles of Sociology, World Geography, and courses to support candidates studying towards Social Studies Education degrees. 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.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Brightspace preferred.  

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Tiffany Bergman, Chair, Division of Social Science, bergmant@moval.edu.  For best consideration, apply by June 15, 2022; review will be on-going from that date forward.  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.

  • Chief Information Officer

    Position Summary:

    Missouri Valley College is seeking an experienced Chief Information Officer to oversee the College’s Information Technology and Institutional Research activities. The CIO will report directly to the President of the College and will serve on the President’s Cabinet. This is a hands-on position requiring deep experience in system administration, software development, infrastructure management, higher education analytics, institutional research, executive leadership, and long-term technology and budgetary planning.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 6 Years of experience in a technology leadership role.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering, or similar field.
    • Deep understanding of software development methodologies, and experience reviewing enterprise-level source code.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Higher education experience is strongly preferred.
    • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Math or Engineering is preferred.
    • Experience or familiarity with the following systems: Ellucian’s Colleague, Abila’s MIP, PowerFAIDS, and RaisersEdge.

    Primary duties and expectations:

    • The CIO is expected to oversee a dynamic team of IT professionals and provide leadership and technological expertise to the Missouri Valley College community.
    • The CIO is responsible for maintaining a secure computing environment, and following best practices to ensure the privacy, security, and integrity of data across a wide range of systems.
    • System migration experience and a deep understanding of the interconnectedness of systems and their integrations. This is paramount to the success of the CIO in this role.
    • The CIO will set the strategic direction and provide oversight on advancing operational technology across all departments at MVC.
    • Familiarity with government mandated reports is strongly preferred (these reports include IPEDS, MO-DHE, and others).
    • The CIO will serve as a technical reference to administer many virtual computing environments, self-hosted servers, and data center operations.
    • Strong familiarity and experience with networking, network devices, wireless networks, voice services, and bandwidth, are all an important part of the CIOs role.
    • Budget management and creative thinking in a fast-paced higher education setting.
    • The CIO is expected to leverage data science concepts to drive decisions and help set strategic goals for the College.
    • Design, code, and debug software as needed.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical users and technical users alike to solve business problems and improve productivity at the college.
    • Establish internal and external partnerships to meet the goals and vision of the college, and the expectations of today’s students.
    • Other duties as assigned by the President.

    Compensation:

    The college offers a generous benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

    How to apply:

    Interested applicants are invited to send their cover letter and resume to Brandy Schulte (schulteb@moval.edu).

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer / Instructor

    Missouri Valley College (Marshall, MO), a private, liberal arts institution, is seeking applicants for full­-time Assistant Athletic Trainer / Instructor positions.  This renewable, 10-month position runs August 1 – May 31.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Exercise Science or related field (e.g., Athletic Training)
    • NATABOC Certification in Good Standing
    • State of Missouri Athletic Training licensure or eligible (Must be obtained before starting athletic training duties.)
    • Legally eligible to work in the United States

    General Job Description:

    The Assistant Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the Head Athletic Trainer in the day-to-day operation of the athletic training facility.  Teaching load for the Instructor duties is assigned by the appropriate academic chairperson. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

    • Athletic Training coverage for assigned team practices, home events, and travel when possible.
    • General care of student-athletes during assigned treatment hours.
    • Maintain student-athlete medical records.
    • Assist in the maintenance and inventory of athletic training room equipment and supplies.
    • Teach 6 credit hours per academic year. 
    • Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
    • Attend all scheduled faculty and staff meetings.
    • Serve on assigned committees.
    • Other Athletic Training related duties may be assigned as the need arises.

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial for application stage), and contact information for three professional references to Vince Fedorowich, Head Athletic Trainer (fedorowichv@moval.edu, (660) 831-4195). Review of applications begins immediately. 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. For additional information about Missouri Valley College, visit www.moval.edu.

  • Full-Time Faculty Position in ESL/EAP

    Missouri Valley College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes for the 2022-23 academic year. Depending on future enrollment, the position may be renewable.

    Missouri Valley College hosts a large international student population (approximately 18-20% of the student body), some of whom require ESL/EAP classes. The position’s 5/5 teaching load will consist of English grammar, writing, reading, and/or conversation (listening and speaking) courses at the intermediate and advanced levels. Course-level duties include preparation of syllabi, lesson plans, and materials that enhance students’ English language learning. 

    Required qualifications include an MA in TESOL or a Master’s degree in linguistics, English, a foreign language, or a related field with 18 graduate hours in TESOL. At least 2 years of teaching experience in a college-level ESL/EAP program or equivalent position is desired. The candidate must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom instruction. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and Brightspace/D2L.

    The successful candidate will have a demonstrable commitment to collegiality, professionalism, teaching excellence, and the College mission: “Guiding students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.”

    To apply, email a cover letter, CV, a list of three professional references, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Christopher Libby, co-chair, Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services, at libbyc@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.

  • Part-Time Digital Content Producer

    The Missouri Valley Marketing & Public Relations Office is accepting applications for a part-time digital content producer. This individual will develop, produce and edit video and photo content for a variety of digital platforms, including website, email marketing campaigns, advertising campaigns, social media posts, etc. while adhering to the College’s branding standards.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years digital media experience 
    • Bachelor’s degree in videography, digital media, marketing, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
    • Good understanding of digital marketing
    • Familiarity with Canon professional video cameras, capturing sound and video 
    • Strong video editing and storytelling ability
    • Visual sensibility and experience contributing to interactive and multimedia work, with creative concepts and implementation
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite, including being highly skilled using Adobe Premiere Pro
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to work on-campus 15 hours weekly (flexible) to create, produce and edit content 

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume along with a link or digital portfolio of work to durhamd@moval.edu

  • Financial Aid Graduate Assistant

    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 over 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. Missouri Valley College has a student body of over 1,400, on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri. 

    Position Summary: 

    The Financial Aid Graduate Assistant (GA) is responsible for providing student-centered support for the various Financial Aid 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 assignments. Assignments may be changed at any time during employment based on the needs of the office. The GA must be accepted into an accredited graduate program for the duration of their contract. Priority will be given to students enrolled in one of the two Missouri Valley College master’s programs. 

    Responsibilities: 

    • Greet visitors and direct them to the appropriate departments or individuals ● Answer telephones and respond to inquiries via telephone or email ● Manage the College Work-Study Program 
    • Book meeting rooms, set up conference calls and take messages and minutes during meetings 
    • Perform administrative tasks, including filing and photocopying ● Write emails, memos and letters 
    • Implement and/or develop office procedures and record systems ● 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 willingness 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, Google). 
    • Experience with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ● Experience working in the College Work-study program 

    Compensation: 

    Tuition scholarship, campus housing, and meal plan (when school is in session), four month summer stipend provided. 

    Application: 

    To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to: Derek Bohnsack, Director of Financial Aid, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or e-mail bohnsackd@moval.edu

    This position will remain open until filled.

  • MVC Head Lifting Sports Coach

    Missouri Valley College invites applications for a full-time, 12 month position of Head Lifting coach with duties assigned according to qualification. Coaching duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to the organization, supervision, and administration of a Lifting program.  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. 

    Qualifications:  Master’s degree preferred but not required. Recruiting, admissions experience, social media skills, computer and technology proficiency is preferred, with a minimum of two years coaching experience.  Employment requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree if hired for a non-teaching position. Position available starting immediately. 

    Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of reference to:  Mike Machholz,  Senior Associate Athletic Director, Missouri Valley College, 500 East College, Marshall, MO 65340 or email at machholzm@moval.edu   EOE/AA

  • Full-Time Faculty Position in Accounting

    The Division of Business at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time faculty position, to begin August 2022.  The primary duties include teaching undergraduate accounting to accounting majors as well as 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 D2L Brightspace will be 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 Milena Simic, Chair of Business, at simicm@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.

  • 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. Missouri Valley College  has a student body of some 1,400, on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri. 

    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 assignments. 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. Priority will be given to students enrolled in one of the two Missouri Valley College master’s programs. 

    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. (In some cases candidates who are in their final year of an undergraduate degree my apply).
    • 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 Affair, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or e-mail morganh@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.

  • Faculty Position, Nonprofit Management

    The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College invites applications for a full-time (10 month), renewable, non-tenure track faculty position in Nonprofit Management, to begin August 1, 2022. Rank is open; to be determined by credentials and experience.

    Missouri Valley College is a small, private liberal arts college with a diverse community of approximately 1,500 students drawn from 44 states/territories and 54 countries. It is located in Marshall, Missouri, a town of 13,000 that offers easy access to the educational and cultural amenities of metropolitan Kansas City and Columbia.

    We seek a passionate, energetic, and student-centered candidate who is prepared to be an active and contributing member to a highly impactful Nonprofit Management program. The College offers undergraduate majors and minors in Nonprofit Management with concentrations in Recreation Administration and Human Service Agency.  The program is also affiliated with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. This position also serves as the advisor for the Nonprofit Leadership Student Association which includes the Missouri Valley College Food Recovery Network.

    Required qualifications:

    M.A. in Nonprofit Management or related field with nonprofit sector experience.

    The position’s 5/5 teaching load will consist of various courses in Nonprofit Management including subjects such as:

    • Leadership
    • Recreation Administration and/or Human Service Agency Management
    • Personal Growth and Interpersonal Relationships
    • Volunteer Management
    • Community and Commercial Recreation

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Outstanding communication and classroom management skills
    • Demonstrated success in both skills and theory based education and training
    • Experience in the nonprofit sector management and leadership
    • Strong demonstrable leadership qualities and ability to engage and motivate college students
    • Passion and plan for improving communities
    • Experience with service and applied educational methods
    • Value of diversity in its various manifestations
    • Seek to cultivate broadly inclusive learning experiences that challenge students to appreciate and understand the complexity of ideas and perspectives

    The successful candidate will have a demonstrable commitment to collegiality, professionalism, teaching excellence, and the College mission: “Guiding students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.” Familiarity with D2L Brightspace and Google apps for education is desired. The position requires service on campus committees and academic advising.

    To apply please email a cover letter; CV; contact information for three references; a statement of teaching philosophy; and a statement addressing your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (all in PDF format) to Heather Troth, Nonprofit Management Search Committee Chair (trothh@moval.edu). For best consideration, apply by March 7, 2022. 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.

  • Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics to begin Fall 2022.  The teaching load includes one to two sections of College Algebra delivered on campus.

    Required qualifications include an M.S. in Mathematics or a related field, and college-level teaching experience preferred.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.  To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Andrew J. Linsenbardt, Associate Professor of Biology, and Chair of the Math & Science Division (linsenbardta@moval.edu).

    Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 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.

  • Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science to begin Fall 2022.  The teaching load includes Computer Systems Architecture, and Operating Systems, with the additional possibility of other courses in Spring 2023. Courses will be delivered on campus.

    Required qualifications include an M.S. in Computer Science or a related field, and college-level teaching preferred.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace. To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Andrew J. Linsenbardt, Associate Professor of Biology, and Chair of the Math & Science Division (linsenbardta@moval.edu).

    Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  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.

  • Dance Adjunct

    The Division of Fine Arts at Missouri Valley College is seeking an adjunct instructor of dance to begin Fall 2022. The qualified applicant will teach 2-9 hours per semester. Possible courses are introduction to dance technique, ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and dance appreciation.   

    Qualifications: MFA in Dance or MA in Dance or related field preferred; minimum of BA or BFA in Dance with substantial experience and/or additional qualifications in the discipline required.

    Application Process:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references to Janie Morgan, Professor of Dance at morganj@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.

  • 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.


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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