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!

  • 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.

  • Full Time faculty position: Chemistry

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full time faculty position in Chemistry to begin August 2021. Must be able to teach General Chemistry, Environmental Science, and possibly other physical and/or earth science-related courses depending on qualifications. Other duties include serving on campus committees and advising students. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Chemistry or Chemistry- related field with at least 18 graduate credits in chemistry.  An earned doctorate and teaching experience are preferred.  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 Dr. Andrew Linsenbardt, Chair of the Math & Science Division, at linsenbardta@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.

  • Full-Time Faculty Position in ESL/EAP (temporary)

    Missouri Valley College invites applications for a temporary full-time faculty position in English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes, to begin August 1, for the 2021-22 academic year.

    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. 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 EAP/ESL 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.

  • Adjunct Instructor in ESL/EAP

    Missouri Valley College invites applications for an adjunct instructor in English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes to begin August 2021.

    Teaching load is up to three classes, and will include English grammar, reading, writing, and/or conversation (listening and speaking) courses. 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 EAP/ESL 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.

    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.

  • MVC Student Success Academic Advisor and Retention Specialist

    Job Description

    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 1889.

    Position Summary

    The Student Success Counselor will report to the Associate Dean of Students for Student Success and Retention.  The position is responsible for providing student-centered support for retention efforts as well as academic advising for Freshmen and Sophomore students.  The counselor will also assist in orientation weekends at the beginning of each academic semester.  Duties will vary based on specific assignments. Assignments may be changed at any time during employment based on needs. 

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the early alert system which involves attendance monitoring, academic alerts and progress reports
    • Provide educational and emotional support to ensure students’ success in the academic and social college environment 
    • Ensure personal success of students through identifying personal/career goals and plan of action based on individual strengths and needs
    • Provide academic advising and schedule new students for their freshman and sophomore year classes 
    • Participate in Student Success activities including freshman orientation, international student orientation, Freshman Seminar, etc
    • Conduct exit surveys and counsel students who are leaving MVC
    • Contact students who have not completed enrollment for the next semester
    • Contact students who have academic alerts and execute Student Success contracts 
    • All other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree preferred, with work experience in higher education. Demonstrated knowledge of the responsibilities and skills required to fulfill the position responsibilities. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of a computer for word processing, database management, and online student management.  Demonstrated effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

    Application:

    To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to: Elizabeth Bellamy, JD, Associate Dean of Students, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or e-mail bellamye@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.

  • Full-time Faculty: Accounting/Business Administration

    The Division of Business at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in accounting to begin August 2021. The primary duties include teaching undergraduate accounting courses which will lead students to a Bachelor’s in Accounting, Management, Marketing, Economics, AgriBusiness or Finance.  The successful candidate might be called upon to teach elements of  Finance and Information Management. Service to the institution and student advising are also expected in this position.  

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

    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. 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: Spanish

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a face-to-face adjunct instructor in Spanish for the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning August 2021.  This position will provide first, and possibly second, semester foreign language instruction.  

    Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Spanish or a related Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of coursework in Spanish.  Collegiality, professionalism, 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 a cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Christopher Libby, Co-Chair of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services, at libbyc@moval.edu.  Position open until filled.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.  EOE.

  • Adjunct Instructor: French

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a face-to-face adjunct instructor in French for the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning August 2021.  This position will provide first, and possibly second, semester foreign language instruction.  

    Qualifications include a Master’s degree in French or a related Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of coursework in French.  Collegiality, professionalism, 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 a cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Christopher Libby, Co-Chair of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services, at libbyc@moval.edu.  Position open until filled.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.  EOE.

  • 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

  • Vice President of Institutional Advancement

    Vice President of Institutional Advancement

    Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Founded in 1889, the 150-acre campus is located approximately one hour from Kansas City and Columbia.

    The college is seeking a Vice President of Institutional Advancement. This person will provide strong, creative and strategic leadership for all Missouri Valley College fundraising efforts and is responsible for the development, implementation and overall success of Missouri Valley College’s comprehensive advancement program.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Setting and attaining fundraising goals through the development of robust constituent relations, including individual, corporate and foundation donor and prospective donor relations.
    • Continuing to build a culture of philanthropy, working closely with the President and members of the President’s Cabinet and trustees.
    • Fostering a sense of inclusion and engagement in a diverse and vibrant community that includes our alumni, donors and friends.

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • A bachelor’s degree, with five or more years of progressively responsible experience in advancement (advancement services, fundraising, development, alumni relations), and/or a closely related field, is required.
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.
    • Commitment to Missouri Valley College and willingness to live in Marshall or Saline County.

    To apply, send a resume and application letter to execsearch@hartsook.com.

  • Full-Time Faculty Position: BSN program

    The School of Nursing at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for three full-time teaching faculty in the BSN program to begin July 1, 2021. The  teaching load will consist primarily of face-face classes, with some online classes, and/or clinicals. This will also be determined by faculty expertise and program need. 

    Position requirements include a master’s degree in nursing, an active unencumbered State of Missouri Nursing license, and a broad-based knowledge of the nursing profession.  Prior teaching experience and clinical supervision a 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.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Peggy Van Dyke, Dean, School of Nursing (vandykep@moval.edu).  For best consideration, please submit materials by April 1, 2021.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • 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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