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 of ESL

    The School of Education & Social Sciences invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of ESL (English as a Second Language) to qualified individuals. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are required. Both on-campus and online opportunities are available.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Teach assigned course(s) as specified in the course schedule and contract.

    • Guide students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.

    • Prepare and distribute to students a complete and comprehensive syllabus as per institutional guidelines for every course taught.

    • Undertake and monitor initiatives to improve student learning.

    • Respond to student work, communications, and requests in a timely manner.

    • Maintain a positive, productive, and respectful classroom environment.

    • Communicate, collaborate, and coordinate work with colleagues in a timely manner.

    • Complete assigned or accepted responsibilities, including routine administrative tasks, with accuracy and attention to detail by established deadlines.

    • Comply with all institutional policies, requirements, and procedures.

    Representative, but not all inclusive, of the essential job functions/responsibilities required for this position.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree 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 preferred

    • Must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom instruction

    In evaluating candidates for this position, a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may be considered.

    Physical Demands

    • Stamina to teach classes as required.

    • Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods.

    • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    • Ability to engage in effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders, including individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

    • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.

    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.

    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a remote teaching environment with minimal supervision.

    • Ability to provide an unwavering example of professionalism.

    • Working knowledge of Google Workspace preferred.

    • Working knowledge of Brightspace or an equivalent learning management system required.

    • Ability to successfully complete the MVC Online Masterclass (applies to online instructors only).

    Representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.

    Work Environment 

    • Home Office (Online Instructors)
    • General classroom and office settings (On-campus Instructors)

    Required Technology (Online Instructors Only)

    • Desktop or laptop computer with webcam and microphone.

    • Dependable, high-speed Internet access. The required browser is Chrome.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. Compensation varies by course based on student enrollment and program type.

    Application Instructions

    Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lisa Rice (Dean, School of Education & Social Sciences) at ricel@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • BSN Program Director

    The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College invites applications for a BSN Program Director to begin in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    The Program Director will devote 100 percent of time to this administrative position. This position is also responsible for the development, coordination, supervision, assessment and evaluation of all aspects of the MVC BSN Program. This individual must demonstrate leadership qualities, have a broad-based knowledge of the nursing profession, have excellent management skills and possess the necessary qualifications to perform the functions as identified in the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) standards and the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN) minimum standards for programs of professional nursing. This individual must have knowledge of trends in nursing and nursing education, and must understand the principles of adult education. The Program Director, while having full autonomy over the BSN Program, reports directly to the Dean of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences.

    Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum Masters degree in Nursing, Doctorate preferred

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, with at least two years teaching/clinical supervision experience at the collegiate level

    • Active and unencumbered State of Missouri Nursing Licensure

    • Broad-based knowledge of the nursing profession

    • Excellent management skills

    • Computer skills

    • Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Peggy Van Dyke, Dean, School of Nursing & Health Sciences, at vandykep@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Simulation and Skills Lab Coordinator

    The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College invites applications for a Simulation and Skills Lab Coordinator to begin in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    The Nursing Simulation Lab Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, supervision, and evaluation of all aspects of the lab at the MVC School of Nursing. This individual must have supervisory skills, broad base knowledge of nursing and the equipment necessary to maintain a current and highly functional skills and simulation lab. This individual must also have excellent communication and collaborative skills, the ability to work well with faculty, students, other disciplines, medical and learning communities, and must have the knowledge and skills to meet the standards set forth by the regulatory and accrediting agencies. The Simulation Lab Coordinator has full responsibility for the lab and reports directly to the dean.

    Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum Master’s degree; if Master’s degree is in area other than nursing, a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required
    • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse, with at least two years of teaching/clinical experience at the collegiate level preferred
    • Clinical Simulation Certification is preferred
    • State of Missouri Registered Nursing Licensure

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names

    and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Peggy Van Dyke, Dean, School of Nursing & Health Sciences, at vandykep@moval.edu . References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor of Business

    The School of Business and Technology at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Business to begin in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.

    Qualifications

    • PhD or doctorate in Business Management or a related field.

    • Expertise and/or relevant work experience in management, marketing, or economics is preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to Milena Simic, Dean of the School of Business and Technology at simicm@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor, Agribusiness

    The School of Science & Agriculture at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Agribusiness to begin August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, and non-tenure track appointment.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Primary teaching duties will focus on coursework across the program, as determined by faculty qualifications.
    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, values, and goals of the university.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Science, Agronomy, or related field  with at least 18 graduate credits required.
    • Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics or related field is preferred.
    • College-level teaching experience preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email a cover letter, C.V., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names, contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Andrew Linsenbardt, Dean of the School of Science & Agriculture at linsenbardta@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor, Mathematics

    The School of Science & Agriculture at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, and non-tenure track appointment.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Must be able to teach Topics in Modern Math, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Basic Statistics. Other courses will be considered depending on qualifications.
    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, values, and goals of the university.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Mathematics, or related field with at least 18 graduate credits in Mathematics required.
    • Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field is preferred.
    • College-level teaching experience preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email a cover letter, C.V., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names, contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Andrew Linsenbardt, Dean of the School of Science & Agriculture at linsenbardta@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Student Library Assistant

    Reports to: Director of the Library
    Location: On-campus (Marshall, Missouri)

    Job Summary 

    Under general direction of the Library Director and Library Specialists, 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.

    Part-Time (25 hours/week), 32 weeks/year (during the school year)

    Hours: Sunday – Thursday 6 pm – 11 pm. Starting August 25, 2024.

    Job Responsibilities and Minimum Qualifications:

    • A combination of post-secondary education and relevant work experience equal to at least 2 years.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills and ability to interact productively with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Computer literacy with standard software.
    • Actively support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the institution

    Duties will vary based on specific assignments. Assignments may change at any time during employment based on needs.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of library operations, collections, and services.
    • A background in an education-related field.

    Application Instructions:

    To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Samantha Perkins, Library Director, at perkinss@moval.edu.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment, and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Library Assistant

    Reports to: Director of the Library
    Location: On-campus (Marshall, Missouri)

    Job Summary 

    Under general direction of the Library Director and Library Specialists, 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.

    Part-Time (25 hours/week year-round)

    Hours: Variable hours based on needs of the library, mostly evenings. Schedule to be determined based on the chosen candidate’s availability. Must be available to work during the summer months while the library is open. Starting May 2024.

    Job Responsibilities and Minimum Qualifications:

    • A combination of post-secondary education and relevant work experience equal to at least 2 years.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills and ability to interact productively with students, faculty, staff, and other constituents.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Computer literacy with standard software.
    • Actively support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the institution

    Duties will vary based on specific assignments. Assignments may change at any time during employment based on needs.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of library operations, collections, and services.
    • A background in an education-related field.

    Application Instructions:

    To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Samantha Perkins, Library Director, at perkinss@moval.edu.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment, and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor, Mathematics

    Location: Marshall, Missouri
    FLSA Status: Exempt
    Reports To: Dean
    Open Date: April 1, 2024
    Closing Date: Open until filled

    The School of Science & Agriculture at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, and non-tenure track appointment.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Must be able to teach Topics in Modern Math, College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and Basic Statistics. Other courses will be considered depending on qualifications.
    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, values, and goals of the university.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Mathematics, or related field with at least 18 graduate credits in Mathematics required.
    • Ph.D. in Mathematics or related field is preferred.
    • College-level teaching experience preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email a cover letter, C.V., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names, contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Andrew Linsenbardt, Dean of the School of Science & Agriculture at linsenbardta@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Vice President of Institutional Advancement

    Missouri Valley College seeks an innovative and effective Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Relations to join our leadership team. As a member of the President’s Cabinet, this individual will play a crucial role in leading and managing the advancement efforts of the college, with responsibility for guiding and motivating a small group of fundraisers and other team members. The ideal candidate will need a deep understanding of the need for aggressive outreach, and a strong background in fundraising, strategic planning and alumni relations, with experience in public speaking, event planning, market analysis, and volunteer management.

    Job Functions and Performance Standards

    • Provide oversight of all strategic fundraising, grant writing, and capital campaign initiatives for the college
    • Foster and strengthen relationships with alumni, community leaders, legislative officials and other stakeholders
    • Guide and support the President in their role as chief fundraiser, serving as advisor and co-strategist in cultivating prospective donors and soliciting transformative gifts, similarly supporting senior leaders and other key constituencies in advancement-related activities.
    • Seek and cultivate partnerships to enhance the college missions and services.
    • Oversee the programs, communications, and activities designed to increase alumni pride and active engagement.
    • Help cultivate a culture of giving among alumni and ensure that all private gifts are recognized and stewarded appropriately, and are used for their intended purposes.
    • Utilize Raiser’s Edge platforms for data management and best practices in prospect tracking
    • Lead the grant writing process to secure funding for projects

    Required 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field (Master’s degree preferred)
    • A track record of personally cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding major and planned gifts at leadership levels
    • Well-developed managerial, supervisory and mentorship skills, with at least five to seven years in a leadership role, preferably as a Vice President or similar position
    • Understanding of current and emerging best practices and the capacity to adapt these as appropriate at Missouri Valley College.
    • Demonstrated appreciation for and reliance on data and quantifiable outcomes and reporting
    • Ability to effectively leverage the time and talents of colleagues and partners in their contacts with prospects and donors.
    • Willingness to work evenings and weekends and to travel

    Work Environment

    General Office Setting

    Variable settings in conjunction with off-campus duties

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to hr@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Adjunct Instructor of History

    The School of Education and Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of History to qualified individuals. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are required. Both on-campus and online opportunities are available.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Teach assigned course(s) as specified in the course schedule and contract.
    • Guide students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.
    • Prepare and distribute to students a complete and comprehensive syllabus as per institutional guidelines for every course taught.
    • Undertake and monitor initiatives to improve student learning.
    • Respond to student work, communications, and requests in a timely manner.
    • Maintain a positive, productive, and respectful classroom environment.
    • Communicate, collaborate, and coordinate work with colleagues in a timely manner.
    • Complete assigned or accepted responsibilities, including routine administrative tasks, with accuracy and attention to detail by established deadlines.
    • Comply with all institutional policies, requirements, and procedures.

    Representative, but not all inclusive, of the essential job functions/responsibilities required for this position.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in History from an accredited institution required.
    • Terminal degree in History or a related field from an accredited institution preferred.
    • Previous teaching experience in a college or university setting preferred.

    In evaluating candidates for this position, a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may be considered.

    Physical Demands

    • Stamina to teach classes as required.
    • Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods.
    • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    • Ability to engage in effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders, including individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
    • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.
    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a remote teaching environment with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to provide an unwavering example of professionalism.
    • Working knowledge of Google Workspace preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Brightspace or an equivalent learning management system required.
    • Ability to successfully complete the MVC Online Masterclass (applies to online instructors only).

    Representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.

    Work Environment 

    Home Office (Online Instructors)

    General classroom and office settings (On-campus Instructors)

    Required Technology (Online Instructors Only)

    • Desktop or laptop computer with webcam and microphone.
    • Dependable, high-speed Internet access. The required browser is Chrome.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. Compensation varies by course based on student enrollment and program type.

    Application Instructions

    Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lisa Rice ricel@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Director of Alumni Relations

    Missouri Valley College seeks a dynamic and energetic professional to join our advancement team as the director of alumni relations.

    Position Overview:

    • Responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in strengthening programs and provide tangible benefits to alumni and current students.
    • Create and maintain pathways for alumni participation that advance the goals of the College; working with the development office to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni giving; and serving as a liaison between the College and Alumni Association Board.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the Advancement team and Alumni Association Board by arranging meetings, staffing its committees and ensuring strong and productive relationships.
    • Plan, implement and promote alumni programs that support the Institute’s strategic plan as well as the goals of the Office of Advancement, including but not limited to homecoming and alumni and friend socials.
    • Ensure accurate and complete alumni database records; capture contact, biographical and career information of alumni via surveys, projects (e.g. alumni directory), correspondence, website, postal returns, etc.
    • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email, alumni web pages, and print publications
    • Educate graduating students about alumni benefits and engage them in programs
    • Collaborate closely with development office to increase support from alumni; routinely identify and qualify alumni prospects for gifts
    • Oversee and balance the budget for alumni relations; within the annual program budget

     Skills:

    • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or a similar constituent database preferred
    • Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience in event planning

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Senior Vice President Paul Eppen at eppenp@moval.edu.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Adjunct Instructor of Psychology

    The School of Education and Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Psychology to qualified individuals. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are required. Both on-campus and online opportunities are available.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Teach assigned course(s) as specified in the course schedule and contract.
    • Guide students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.
    • Prepare and distribute to students a complete and comprehensive syllabus as per institutional guidelines for every course taught.
    • Undertake and monitor initiatives to improve student learning.
    • Respond to student work, communications, and requests in a timely manner.
    • Maintain a positive, productive, and respectful classroom environment.
    • Communicate, collaborate, and coordinate work with colleagues in a timely manner.
    • Complete assigned or accepted responsibilities, including routine administrative tasks, with accuracy and attention to detail by established deadlines.
    • Comply with all institutional policies, requirements, and procedures.

    Representative, but not all inclusive, of the essential job functions/responsibilities required for this position.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Psychology from an accredited institution required.
    • Terminal degree in Psychology or a related field from an accredited institution preferred.
    • Previous teaching experience in a college or university setting preferred.

    In evaluating candidates for this position, a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may be considered.

    Physical Demands

    • Stamina to teach classes as required.
    • Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods.
    • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    • Ability to engage in effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders, including individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
    • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.
    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a remote teaching environment with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to provide an unwavering example of professionalism.
    • Working knowledge of Google Workspace preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Brightspace or an equivalent learning management system required.
    • Ability to successfully complete the MVC Online Masterclass (applies to online instructors only).

    Representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.

    Work Environment 

    Home Office (Online Instructors)

    General classroom and office settings (On-campus Instructors)

    Required Technology (Online Instructors Only)

    • Desktop or laptop computer with webcam and microphone.
    • Dependable, high-speed Internet access. The required browser is Chrome.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. Compensation varies by course based on student enrollment and program type.

    Application Instructions

    Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Jennifer Livengood at livengoodj@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Missouri Valley College does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology

    The School of Education and Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Psychology to begin in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.

    Qualifications

    • PhD in Psychology or PsyD
    • Open to teaching a wide range of psychology courses

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names

    and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Lisa Rice, ricel@moval.edu, 500 E. College Marshall, MO 65340. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

    The School of Business and Technology at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Computer Science to begin in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position.

     

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Must be able to teach Computer Systems Architecture, Computer Software Engineering, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, and Operating Systems. Other courses may be considered depending on the qualifications.

    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the College.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field with at least 18 graduate credits in Computer Science.

    • PhD or a doctorate in Computer Science or related field is preferred.

    • College-level teaching experience and professional experience preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, and names

    and contact information for three professional references to Milena Simic, Dean of the School of Business and Technology at simicm@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Assistant Professor, Agricultural Science

    The School of Science & Agriculture at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Science to begin work in August 2024. This position is a full-time, renewable, and non-tenure track appointment.

    Location: Online and/or Marshall, Missouri

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Must be able to teach Agronomy, Earth Science: Soils and Water, Earth Science: Geology, and the General Chemistry sequence. Other courses may be considered depending on qualifications.
    • Faculty members are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, scholarship, and related administrative activities that support the mission, values, and goals of the college.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Soils Science, Agricultural Science, Agronomy, or related field  with at least 18 graduate credits in Agricultural Science required.
    • Ph.D. in Agricultural Chemistry or related field is preferred.
    • College-level teaching experience preferred.

    Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are also necessary qualifications.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email a cover letter, C.V., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names, contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Andrew Linsenbardt, Dean of the School of Science & Agriculture at linsenbardta@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at Missouri Valley College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Vice-President of Academic Affairs

    Missouri Valley College has an opening for a dynamic academic leader to serve as its next Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    Summary

    The VPAA will drive a comprehensive, strategic, and clearly articulated vision for academic excellence and innovation across the college. The VPAA is responsible for implementing processes that ensure the integrity, quality, and fiscal viability of all academic programs and for providing oversight of policies and procedures governing the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. This includes supporting schools in launching new academic programs and providing oversight and monitoring of all academic affairs. Additionally, this role provides leadership and guidance for academic program review, specialized accreditations, compliance requirements, and reaffirmation processes and requirements for the Higher Learning Commission. This individual will be a highly experienced and accomplished academic leader and manager capable of cultivating relationships with both internal and external stakeholders to support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the institution.

    Essential Job Functions & Performance Standards

    • Leadership of an exceptional and seamless student educational experience across the college.
    • Supervision and management of all academic functions within schools, including planning, development, and evaluation of academic programs.
    • Leadership, management, and development of academic leadership.
    • Oversight of all policies related to faculty appointment, reappointment, and promotion.
    • Management of overall program development, implementation, approval, review, and governance processes. This includes assessment of the effectiveness, quality, and appropriateness of academic programs, including coordination with accreditors and vendors who support academic programs.
    • Strategic and operational leadership in curriculum planning and development for graduate and undergraduate studies, including institutional and community college partnerships.
    • Leading and collaborating to achieve planned, strategic enrollment goals.
    • Participation in key committees and task forces related to academic planning, policy, curriculum, etc.
    • Identification of potential donors to meet strategic fundraising, naming, and endowment goals.
    • Serve as a contributing member of the President’s Cabinet.
    • Oversight of academic affairs budget and financial stability through careful stewardship of funds.
    • Oversight of academic and student support centers.
    • Collection and analysis of graduate placement data.
    • Undertake and monitor annual initiatives to advance professional expertise.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned. 

    Representative of the types of duties and level of responsibility required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of all specific duties and responsibilities. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

    Required Qualifications 

    • Earned doctorate degree and a minimum of ten (10) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and related work experience.
    • Prior administrative experience in higher education, including a minimum of ten (10) years of experience leading, managing, evaluating, and developing faculty and staff.
    • Experience developing and guiding academic policy through shared governance. 
    • Thoughtful leadership in academic affairs, inspiring positive change and excellence with leadership, faculty, staff, and administrators.
    • A deep commitment to student learning, success, and degree completion.
    • A strong record of encouraging and supporting innovation and excellence in research and creative activities, teaching, and community outreach and engagement.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to strategically plan and manage resources (e.g., financial, personnel, facilities, technology) and to lead cross-functional teams to achieve strategic institutional priorities.
    • Ability to lead, manage, and communicate organizational change, adapt to new circumstances, and innovate in a dynamic higher education environment.
    • Ability to collaborate with others to proactively identify and provide optimal solutions.
    • Ability to fully engage in effective communication and knowledge sharing.
    • Excellent communication skills through speaking, writing, and presenting.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills, including the ability to resolve conflicts efficiently and effectively.
    • Ability to use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, software, apps, and audio-visual equipment; willingness to learn and apply any other new technology necessary to enhance learning and/or fulfill contractual obligations.
    • Ability to support a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging through effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders.
    • Understanding and application of high impact practices that lead to student success.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
    • Ability to exhibit professional courage and personal integrity.
    • Understanding of current issues in higher education.
    • Understanding of high impact employee engagement practices.

    Representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job competently.

    Work Environment  

    • General office and classroom settings.
    • Variable settings in conjunction with off-campus duties and responsibilities.

    Physical and Attendance Requirements 

    • Stamina to perform duties as required, including the ability to stand or sit for extended time periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance and inform supervisor (in advance, if possible) of any absence. Flexibility for remote work in non-routine, situational, or unusual circumstances may be provided at the supervisor’s discretion.
    • Attend College events as requested by the President.

    Application Instructions

    To apply, please email cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references to hr@moval.edu. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. Applications received by April 1st will receive full consideration by the search committee.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.  

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • HEAD TENNIS COACH – STAFF POSITION

    Date: 2/13/24

    Position Title: Head Men’s/Women’s Tennis Coach

    Position Requirements & Preferences

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University required.
    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
    • Relative head coaching experience at a NCAA, NAIA, Junior College institution or professional tennis league equivalent preferred.
    • Working knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations
    • Ability to lead and manage others successfully.
    • Valid Chauffeur’s Driver’s License.
    • CPR/First Aid/AED certified.
    • Must be able to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff.
    • Demonstrated capacity for sound and timely judgment with integrity, honesty, and principled behavior.
    • Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, service, and administration.
    • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Comfortable with using and managing social media, electronic mail and Hudl.
    • Treats each member of the campus community with fairness, dignity and respect.
    • Works in a spirit of cooperation and is responsive to the advice and instruction of the athletic administration.
    • Enthusiastically supports the mission and values of Missouri Valley College.

    Position Summary

    Missouri Valley College, with one of the largest athletic departments in the country, has an opening for head tennis coach. Responsibilities include planning, development, and implementation of activities surrounding team practices and contests, budget management, equipment and supplies, fundraising and recruiting, retention, and more. The head coach is accountable for modeling professional demeanor and mentoring student-athletes with an emphasis on the NAIA Champions of Character model. This position is responsible for ensuring that all tennis related activities are aligned with the mission of the college and remain in compliance with Missouri Valley College, Heart of America Conference, and NAIA rules and policies.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate and oversee an ethical process for recruiting and retaining student-athletes for your program.
    • Administer your program to be in total compliance with Missouri Valley College, NAIA and Conference regulations and policies.
    • Recruit and maintain a Varsity and Varsity reserve team as determined by the administration.
    • Consistently communicate with Admissions with your recruiting information.
    • Coordinate schedules for varsity and junior varsity teams.
    • Monitor and stay within the parameters of your budget. All purchase orders, expense forms and check requests must be submitted in a timely manner to the Athletic Director.
    • Monitor and submit all required documentation to the FAR and NAIA to assure eligibility for student-athletes.

    Responsibilities continued

    • Maintain the scholarship average designated by the College for all student-athletes in your program.
    • Awarding Institutional Scholarship Funds.
    • Attend all athletic department functions and meetings.
    • Coordinate all team travel plans with the Transportation Director in a timely manner.
    • Assist the SID with news releases, media guides and other team related materials.
    • Be a positive role model for your team and monitor discipline guidelines with your team.
    • Submit an updated annual inventory of equipment, uniforms and supplies.
    • Monitor attendance and academic performance of your team members.
    • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times.
    • Work with the Champions of Character Representative to assure that your program is fulfilling NAIA guidelines.
    • Cooperate and communicate with the Athletic Training Staff.
    • Be loyal and supportive with the Athletic Department staff, Administration and Faculty.
    • All other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

    About Missouri Valley College

    Missouri Valley College is a faith based Liberal Arts institution of higher learning for students in its undergraduate and graduate areas.  Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 30 academic programs, study abroad programs, extracurricular activities, and a wide variety of sports. The most popular majors include education and business, criminal justice and exercise science. Above all, Valley is committed to student success. The college complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination employment.

    Background Checks

    Standard college employees are required to complete the background clearance process. Employment is contingent upon the successful results of an employment background screening. The employment background screening may include but is not limited to your consumer credit history (for positions that work with the university finances or alumni funds only), verification of education and professional credentials, criminal history, driving history, residency, immigration status, performance, references, and other qualities pertinent to your qualifications for the following position.

    Description Disclaimer

    This description is intended to describe the general level and nature of work performed by the person/people assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities of the person/people so assigned.

    Benefits

    403(b), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Vision Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation, PTO

    Reports to: Director of Athletics

    Start Date: Immediately

    Replacement or New Position: Replacement

    Full-Time / Part-Time / Temp: Full-Time

    Closing Date of Posting: Until filled

    Send cover letter, resume, and at least 3 references electronically to:

    Attn: Mike Machholz, Athletic Director

    machholzm@moval.edu

    Terms of Employment: At will employee

    Missouri Valley College is an equal opportunity provider & employer.

  • Adjunct Instructor of Agriculture

    Position Type: Adjunct Instructor

    Location: Online

    FSLA: Exempt

    School: Science & Agriculture

    Program: Agricultural Systems Management

    Reports To: Dean

    Open Date: February 16, 2024

    Closing Date: Open until filled


    Job Summary

    The School of Science & Agriculture at Missouri Valley College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor of Agriculture to qualified individuals. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission are required.

    Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

    • Teach assigned course(s) as specified in the course schedule and contract.

    • Guide students to succeed through personal instruction* and intellectual inquiry.*

    • Guide students to become independent learners.

    • Prepare and distribute to students a complete and comprehensive syllabus as per institutional guidelines for every course taught.

    • Administer either an exam or other evaluative activity during the official final exam schedule for every course taught.

    • Determine final grades as per the method prescribed in the syllabus.

    • Provide students with written notice of substantial change(s) to the syllabus.

    • Require use of the course text(s) to an extent that warrants purchase.

    • Undertake and monitor initiatives to improve student learning.

    • Respond to student work, communications, and requests in a timely manner.

    • Submit attendance reports and retention alerts as required or requested.

    • Support safe, orderly, and ethical work and classroom environments.

    • Communicate, collaborate, and coordinate work with colleagues in a timely manner.

    • Complete assigned or accepted responsibilities, including routine administrative tasks, with accuracy and attention to detail by established deadlines.
    • Support the planning, preparation, and submission of assessment and accreditation reports.
    • Comply with all institutional policies, requirements, and procedures.
    • Perform additional duties as requested by the dean.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in an Agriculture-related subject (e.g., Agronomy, Soil Science, Forestry, Agricultural Education, etc.) from an accredited institution required.

    • Terminal degree in Agriculture or a related field from an accredited institution preferred.

    • Previous teaching experience required; online teaching experience in a college or university setting preferred.

    In evaluating candidates for this position, a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position may be considered.

    Physical Demands

    • Stamina to teach classes as required.

    • Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods.

    • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.

    • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.

    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.

    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a remote teaching environment with minimal supervision.

    • Ability to provide an unwavering example of professionalism.

    • Working knowledge of Google Workspace preferred.

    • Working knowledge of Brightspace or an equivalent learning management system required.

    • Ability to successfully complete the Missouri Valley College Online Instructor Orientation Course.

    Representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position.

    Work Environment

    • Home Office
    • Required Technology
      • Desktop or laptop computer with webcam and microphone.

      • Dependable, high-speed Internet access. The recommended browser is Chrome.

    Additional Information

    As a pre-condition of employment, the applicant must be authorized to work in the United States. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check. Compensation varies by course based on student enrollment and program type.

    Application Instructions

    Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Andrew Linsenbardt, Dean of the School of Science & Agriculture, at linsenbardta@moval.edu.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other legislation which prohibits discrimination in employment and access to educational programs. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. Missouri Valley College is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Missouri Valley College

    Founded in 1889, Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in Marshall, Missouri. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Faculty are personally and professionally engaged in preparing thoughtful citizens for meaningful lives and careers. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate and graduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. Stewardship of resources will sustain innovative teaching to stimulate critical thinking, creativity, aesthetic appreciation, and the joys of lifelong learning.

  • Instructor of Communication Studies and Director of Debate

    Job Title: Instructor of Communication Studies and Director of Debate (to begin May 1, 2024)

    School: Arts and Humanities

    Department: Communication Studies

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Reports To: Dean  

    Positions Supervised: Student employees as applicable

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility required of the position. This job description should not be construed as a declaration of all specific duties and responsibilities. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

    1. Summary

    Missouri Valley College faculty are responsible for curriculum, teaching, service, and scholarship that support the mission, vision, values, and goals of the institution. Missouri Valley College faculty support career-focused student success by providing an academic foundation that empowers, inspires, connects, and strengthens student growth and achievement.

    1. Essential Job Functions & Performance Standards

    Teaching & Learning

    Instructor of Communication Studies and Director of Debate:

    • teach 9 hours of Communication Studies courses such as Argumentation and Debate and Public Speaking each fall and spring semester.
    • guide students to succeed through personal instruction* and intellectual inquiry.*
    • guide students to achieve rigorous learning intentions.
    • guide students to become independent learners.
    • prepare a complete and comprehensive syllabus as per institutional guidelines for every course taught. 
    • administer either an exam or other evaluative activity during the official final exam schedule for every course.
    • determine final grades as per the method prescribed in the syllabus.
    • provide written notice of substantial change(s) to the syllabus.
    • maintain a positive and productive classroom environment.
    • comply with all institutional academic standards and procedures, including minimum use of Brightspace.
    • enforce all institutional student policies and inform the VP of Student Affairs of any rule violations or inappropriate conduct by students that cannot be redressed through normal faculty intervention.
    • require use of the course text(s) to an extent that warrants purchase.
    • hold all classes as scheduled; demonstrate punctuality in starting and ending classes; follow notification policies and procedures when classes are canceled.
    • undertake and monitor initiatives to improve student learning.
    • respond to student work, communications, and requests in a timely manner.
    • complete annual assessment reports by the established deadlines.
    • submit attendance reports and retention alerts as required or requested.

    Service

    Instructor of Communication Studies and Director of Debate:

    • engage in all aspects of Debate activities such as planning, budgeting, evaluating, recruiting, coaching, operating, and attending tournaments.
    • prioritize accurate advising, the academic progress of advisees, being available for students, and student mentoring.*
    • demonstrate a commitment to shared responsibility and equitable participation within the department, school, and College.
    • support safe, orderly, and ethical work and classroom environments.
    • communicate, collaborate, and coordinate work with colleagues in a timely manner.
    • complete assigned or accepted responsibilities, including routine administrative tasks, with accuracy and attention to detail by established deadlines.
    • support the planning, preparation, and submission of assessment and accreditation reports.
    • follow all institutional policies, requirements, and procedures.
    • meet with prospective students and participate in recruitment and advancement efforts as requested by the administration.

    Scholarship

    Missouri Valley College faculty undertake and monitor annual initiatives to advance professional expertise, including but not limited to developing or advancing knowledge through scholarly or creative activities, especially in ways that will benefit teaching and learning and bring honor to the College; professional society participation and contribution; and improving credentials relative to duties, such as engaging in professional practice or continuing education as required for specialized certifications.

     III. Qualifications 

    Qualifications for effective job performance. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

    • Master’s Degree in Communication Studies (or closely related discipline) required by August 1, 2024.
    • Two years prior experience in debate as a Coach.
    • Doctorate in Communication Studies (or closely related discipline) preferred (rank commensurate with qualifications).
    • Prior experience in collegiate debate as an Assistant or Director preferred.
    • Prior teaching experience in higher education preferred.
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States. 
    • Satisfactory completion of background check. 
    • Possession of (or ability to obtain) a Class E and/or CDL Driver’s License preferred.
    1. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Ability to use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, software, apps, and audio-visual equipment; willingness to learn and apply any other new technology necessary to enhance learning and/or fulfill contractual obligations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through speaking, writing, and presenting.
    • Ability to engage in effective interactions with students, employees, alumni, and other stakeholders.
    • Understanding and application of high-impact instructional practices that lead to student success.
    • Representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job competently.

    Work Environment

    • General office and classroom settings.
    • Variable settings to support experiential learning

    Physical and Attendance Requirements

    • Stamina to perform duties as required, including the ability to stand or sit for extended time periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
    • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance and inform the dean (in advance, if possible) of any absence. Flexibility for remote work in non-routine, situational, or unusual circumstances may be provided at the dean’s discretion.
    • Attend program, department, school, and College events as requested by the dean or administration.
    • Availability throughout the contractual dates of service.

    Personal Instruction

    • Connecting learning to life.
    • Using examples or illustrations to explain complex ideas.
    • Providing useful and usable feedback in response to student work.
    • Using assessment results to provide extra help or extended learning opportunities.
    • Adjusting instruction if students experience difficulties in learning. 
    • Using a variety of assessment tools.
    • Supporting career goals and readiness.

    Intellectual Inquiry 

    • Clearly communicating learning intentions and how those intentions will be assessed. 
    • Engaging students in active learning; leading students to think for themselves throughout each learning experience.  
      • Giving students more problems to solve than answers to remember.
      • Encouraging students to question ideas or information. 
      • Engaging students in reflection, discussion, and application of ideas or information. 
    • Engaging students in experiential learning; leading students to learn by doing.
    • Helping students to understand the language and processes of the subject.

    Student mentoring includes but is not limited to serving as advisor or sponsor for student clubs and organizations; promoting volunteer opportunities; conducting research with students; providing curricular enhancements or extensions; tutoring; promoting resume-building initiatives; providing career guidance; supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion on and off the campus; promoting leadership opportunities; connecting students with College resources; helping students to solve problems or adapt their thinking; and promoting healthy and ethical lifestyles.

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer / Instructor

    Missouri Valley College (Marshall, MO), a private, liberal arts institution, is immediately hiring for full­-time Assistant Athletic Trainer.  This renewable, 12-month position runs August 1 – July 31.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Athletic Training (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. 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.
    • 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 Head Athletic Trainer, Josh Laird (lairdj@moval.edu) 660-831-4270. 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.

  • Director of Donor and Alumni Communications

    Missouri Valley College has an opening for Director of Donor and Alumni Communications, a key leadership position in the College’s effort to create stronger relationships with its alumni base, potential donors, and the community at large.

    The director creates and implements an integrated and multimedia communications plan that appeals to prospective and current donors, alumni and other key stakeholders.  They will also work collaboratively with others in the College’s leadership team to leverage their contacts and experience to help make this key initiative successful

    This individual will also collaborate with partners in the Advancement Office in planning and creating communications that inspire interest in and engagement with the College.  As mentioned above it will be important for the Director to collaborate with colleagues outside the division, i.e., the Office of Marketing and Communications, to complete and deliver projects.

    The Director is responsible for ensuring that communications to alumni, donors, prospective donors and other key stakeholders deliver a consistent, clear and compelling message about the College’s value and the impact of giving.

    The Director works with stakeholders to communicate a campaign’s priorities through print, web and digital platforms. Other duties include, but are not limited to: writing, editing and planning content (digital and print) for development and alumni communications including donor stories, newsletters and impact pieces, major gift proposals, web content, etc… and ensuring alignment of development and alumni communications with the College’s brand.

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

  • Chief Information Officer

    The Chief Information Officer plays a pivotal role in shaping our technological landscape, ensuring the seamless integration and optimization of Colleague and other key systems. You will lead a talented team of IT professionals, setting the strategic direction for IT initiatives, and ensuring that our technology infrastructure aligns with our strategic objectives and growth plans.

    Key responsibilities include:

    1. Strategic Technology Leadership:
    2. Colleague (and Other Related Systems) Expertise:
    3. Team Leadership:
    4. Technology Infrastructure Management:
    5. Data Security and Compliance:
    6. Vendor and Budget Management:
    7. Project Management:
    8. Development and management of key automated reporting systems:
    9. Handle other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/ experience requirements:

    Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. Master’s preferred and proven experience as an IT leader or executive leadership within higher education.

    Colleague + ORS expertise and relevant certifications (e.g., Colleague Certified Administrator, Colleague Certified Developer).

    Strong understanding of higher education operations and technology requirements.

    Strategic thinker with the ability to translate business needs into technology solutions.

    Knowledge of data security and compliance regulations in higher education sector. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to: eppenp@moval.edu

  • Financial Aid Advisor

    Missouri Valley College has an opening for a financial aid advisor who can provide student-focused service and guidance.

    Primary duties and responsibilities include:
    • Facilitating student financial aid file review.
    • Verifies application information and assesses the validity of documentation including the review and correction of student aid reports.
    • Packages and awards student financial aid in accordance with institutional and governmental policies and regulations.
    • Assisting in the aid transfer processes to the billing department.
    • Handles regular reconciliation of accounts for assigned programs.
    • Processing applications, administering and managing all state aid programs.
    • Working with Human Resources to ensure student eligibility for employment (work-study) placement and new student orientations.
    • Processes student employment paperwork, posts/monitors student employment earnings, tracks FWS expenditures and keeps director informed.
    • Responsible for update/renewal of off-campus contracts.
    • Cross-training with other staff as backup for retrieval of electronic applications for the Department of Education secure site.
    • Maintaining current knowledge of federal and state aid regulations as they relate to assigned duties as well as institutional goals and objectives regarding financial aid.
    • Must demonstrate strong communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Must have knowledge and experience in using a large database system.
    • Must process and maintain information that is often ambiguous and highly confidential. Must understand and adhere to procedural and confidentiality requirements including FERPA.
    • Previous experience in a financial aid office or postsecondary institution preferred.
    Send resume and cover letter to: bohnsackd@moval.edu
  • Athletic Graduate Assistant

    Missouri Valley College (NAIA institution) and member of the Heart of America Conference in Marshall, Mo is searching for Graduate Assistants (GAs) for 2023-2024 in the following athletic programs:

    • Women’s Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Strength and Conditioning
    • Weight Lifting
    • Bowling
    • Golf
    • Women’s Lacrosse

    Job Description:

    Individual’s will serve as an assistant coach and assist the Head Coach with all phases of operating a successful athletic program.

    • Recruiting
    • Practice organization and game day set up
    • Conditioning
    • Scouting
    • Team Promotions and social media management
    • Team Travel Plans
    • Fundraising
    • Other duties assigned by the Head Coach and/or the Athletic Director.

    Requirements:

    • Earned Bachelor’s degree
    • GA must be accepted into an accredited graduate program
    • Former collegiate athlete with a desire to pursue coaching
    • Good driving record with the ability to secure a CDL license

    Compensation:

    • Tuition waiver
    • Campus housing
    • Meal plan (when school is in session)

    Application procedure:

    • Email letter of application, resume, and contact information of three references to

    Mike Machholz
    Athletic Director
    machholzm@moval.edu

  • Adjunct Instructor in ESL/EAP

    Adjunct Instructor in ESL/EAP – online and/or face-to-face

    The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College invites adjunct pool applications in English as a Second Language/English for Academic Purposes. We welcome applications from candidates interested in teaching in face-to-face and/or online environments. Teaching opportunities may be available as soon as August 1, 2023. 

    Missouri Valley College is a small, private liberal arts college with an exceptionally diverse community of approximately 1,500 students drawn from 40+ states/territories and 50+ 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.

    Teaching load is up to three classes, and may 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.

    We seek candidates who affirm the value of diversity in its various manifestations and who 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.” 

    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.

  • 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 russellt@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.


Missouri Valley College is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” and believes in diversity, and seeks applications from all sources. 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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