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!

  • Special Lecturer

    The Division of  Math and Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for two Special Lecturers in Mathematics to begin August 2019.  The full-time teaching load includes courses in math pathways: Co-Requisite Algebra, Co-Requisite Topics, College Algebra, and Topics in Modern Mathematics, depending on class volume and teaching experience.  Those interested in a half-time position may be considered.

    Required qualifications include a Master’s in Mathematics or master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics, and teaching experience in algebra, developmental mathematics, or remediation of math courses.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are also necessary qualifications. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education, Moodle, and Open Resource Math Labs is preferred.  

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of Math and Science Division, adamsk@moval.edu.

    Review begins immediately: for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 30, 2019.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Assistant Professor of Mathematics

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics to begin August 2019.  The full-time teaching load includes Introductory Statistics and general education mathematics courses, with rotation to upper division mathematics courses, based on qualifications.

    Minimum qualifications include a Master’s  in Mathematics or Statistics, preferably a Ph.D., and teaching experience in the discipline.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of Math and Science Division, adamsk@moval.edu.

    Review begins immediately: for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 30, 2019.  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. With a student body of some 1,400, on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri, Missouri Valley College has been continuously accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since its inception in 1889.

    Position Summary:

    The Graduate Assistant (GA) is responsible for providing student-centered support for the various Student Affairs departments and services. This position provides professional apprenticeship for the GA while supporting essential programs and services for the College community.  Duties will vary based on specific assignment. Assignments may be changed at any time during employment based on the needs of the division. The GA must be accepted into an accredited graduate program for the duration of their contract.

    Responsibilities:

    Serve as building supervisor for the Malcolm Center for Student Life; open and close the building, setup meeting spaces, provide basic housekeeping services.

    Aid guests in reserving Student Center space and equipment.

    Assist in the development and implementation of campus activity programming.

    Assist in the development and implementation of intramural sports programming.

    Supervise numerous Student Center assistants (work-study).

    Staff Office of Student Affairs; provide basic administrative support for staff and customer service for guests.

    Assist in the operation of the Viking Shuttle.

    All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Earned bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

    Effective interpersonal skills; ability to interact productively with students, faculty staff, and other constituents.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    Strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, and wiliness to work irregular hours.

    Experience working with diverse student populations, including international students.

    Basic computer literacy; basic competency in software and database systems (i.e. Microsoft Office, Adobe).

    Experience in various forms of advertising, including social media.

    Compensation:

    Tuition scholarship, campus housing, and meal plan (when school is in session).

    Application:

    To apply, submit a letter of application (cover letter), detailed resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Heath Morgan, Vice President for Student Affairs, 500 E. College Street, Marshall, MO 65340 or e-mail morganh@moval.edu. This position will remain open until filled.

  • Career Planning Coordinator & Academic Advisor

    Missouri Valley College a private, co educational, career-oriented, liberal arts college with growing national and international outreach, is a destination for students from all fifty states and forty foreign countries. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, the College prepares students to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. With a student body of approximately 1,400 students on a beautiful campus in west central Missouri, Missouri Valley College has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since its inception in 1889.

    Required qualifications:
    ● Bachelor’s degree required
    ● Excellent written and oral communication skills
    ● Basic computer literacy; basic competency in software and database systems and knowledge of social media

    Preferred qualifications:
    ● Experience in development, implementation, and assessment of programming
    ● Familiarity with G-suite for Education

    Basic duties of the position:
    ● Provide educational and emotional support to ensure students’ success in the academic and social college environment. Ensuring personal  success through identifying personal/career goals and plan of action based on individual strengths and needs
    ● Academic advising, scheduling new students for their freshman and sophomore years of classes
    ● Monitor advisee attendance, academic alerts, and academic success
    ● Contact students who have not completed enrollment for the next semester
    ● Other duties as assigned

    This position is a 12-month full time position.
    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Associate Dean of Students, Elizabeth Bellamy (bellamye@moval.edu). Position will remain open until filled. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems to begin August 2019.  Primary teaching duties will focus on coursework in Web Development and Networking.

    Minimum qualifications include a Master’s in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field, preferably a Ph.D., and teaching experience in the discipline.   Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.  Duties include serving on campus committees and advising students.

    To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Katherine Adams, Chair of the Math & Science Division, adamsk@moval.edu.  Review begins immediately: for full consideration applications should be received by April 1, 2019. EOE.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Full-time Faculty Position in Criminal Justice

    The Division of Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member in criminal justice to begin August 2019.

    Required qualifications include a Masters degree in criminal justice (Doctorate preferred) with an emphasis in criminal theory, court procedure, law, 3-5 years field experience working within the court system, and research design experience.   The ideal candidate would be interested in and capable of teaching the position’s 5/5 teaching load consisting primarily of courses in Criminal Procedure, Criminology, Criminal Law, Social Deviance, Minorities in Criminal Justice, and Cybercrime; with a working knowledge of and ability to teach the American Psychological Association (APA) style, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), and research design.   

    Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, as well as a willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are necessary qualifications.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of all unofficial transcripts to Karen Reeter, Criminal Justice Search Committee Chair, at reeterk@moval.edu.

    Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. MVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Assistant Professor of English - Technical/Professional Writing

    The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college of approximately 1400 students in Marshall, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of English (Technical/Professional Writing) to begin August 1, 2019.

    The position’s 5/5 teaching load will consist primarily of courses in technical and professional writing, as well as composition courses. Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses in Modern Grammar, Linguistics, and Creative Writing. The position also requires service on campus committees and academic advising.

    Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in Technical Writing, Professional Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, or a closely related field. Applications from advanced ABD candidates with a dissertation defense scheduled for spring 2019 are welcomed. Candidates able to teach Creative Writing are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable commitment to collegiality, professionalism, teaching excellence, and the College mission: “Guiding students to succeed through personal instruction and intellectual inquiry.” Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.

    To apply please email a cover letter, c.v., contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (all in PDF format) to Dr. Christopher Libby, English Search Committee Chair (libbyc@moval.edu). For full consideration, apply by February 15, 2019. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

    The Division of Fine Arts at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design to begin August 2019.  The full-time teaching load includes all levels of Graphic Design and introduction to Animation, as well as other courses as qualified. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach Photography (Analog and Digital) or Drawing.

    Required qualifications include a master’s in the field, or a BFA in Graphic Design plus a minimum of eight years’ professional graphic design experience.  Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite required. Professional experience in Graphic Design is strongly desired, and teaching experience in Graphic Design is preferred.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees are also necessary qualifications. This position includes advising BFA majors in Design. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.  To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Sara Fletcher, Assistant Professor of Studio Art at fletchers@moval.edu. Please also send 10-20 samples of personal work, and 10-20 samples of student work, as a PDF or through a web link.

    For full consideration, applications should be submitted by February 20, 2019.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Two Full-Time Faculty Positions: Communications

    The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for two positions in Communications to begin August 1, 2019.  The 5/5 teaching load will consist primarily of introductory courses in speech communication and mass communication, and possibly majors courses.

    Successful candidates will demonstrate teaching knowledge or expertise in one or more of the following areas:

    • Intercultural Communication
    • Nonverbal Communication
    • Debate and Persuasion
    • Anatomy of the Speaking Voice
    • Television Broadcast
    • Digital Sales
    • eSports Broadcast

    A master’s degree in Communications or related field required; PhD preferred. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, and a statement of teaching philosophy (in PDF format) to Susan Dittmer, Interim Chair, dittmers@moval.edu.

    Review of applications will begin January 15, 2019. EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • MVC Bowling GA Position

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

    Position opening start date is January 1, 2019

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

    Collegiate bowling experience prefered.

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

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

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

  • Full-time Faculty Position in Psychology

    The Division of Social Sciences at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Psychology to begin August 2019.

    Required qualifications include a Masters degree in psychology (Doctorate preferred) with an emphasis in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.  The ideal candidate would be interested in and capable of teaching courses in Abnormal Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Personality, Health, Development, and other courses related to the field, including introductory courses.  

    Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, as well as willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are necessary qualifications.  Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Moodle preferred.

    To apply, please email cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Alecia Schmidt, Co-Chair, Division of Social Science at schmidta@moval.edu.

    Review of Applications will begin December 14th, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  MVC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Adjunct Instructor for ESL

    Job Description: Missouri Valley College is a 4-year institution with a large and growing international student population. This position is responsible for teaching Academic ESL classes as assigned by the division. Specific job duties include preparation of syllabi, lesson plans, and materials that enhance the students’ English language learning, including the design, development, and execution of appropriate methods of evaluating student performance. Hours per week vary by course load, semester, and schedule.

    Job Requirements:

    Master’s degree in TESOL. One (1) year of teaching experience in a college-level academic ESL program or equivalent is preferred, but consideration will be given to a recent TESOL graduate.

    OR,

    Master’s degree in a foreign language, speech, reading or English or related field or equivalent experience and at least three (3) graduate classes in TESOL with one (1) year of teaching experience in a college-level academic ESL program or equivalent position.

    Must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom instruction.

    Application Deadline: Review of applications will be ongoing, but review will begin immediately for openings to start August 2019. Interested applicants should send a C.V., and cover letter,  contact information for 3 professional references, and unofficial graduate transcripts as attachments to Elizabeth Holloway at hollowaye@moval.edu.

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

  • Viking Learning Academy Substitute Teacher

    Responsibilities: Carrying out goals, policies, and activities to implement educational objectives and performance standards.

    Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent. Would prefer some background in childcare or education related field.

    Application Procedure: You may download the application form from www.moval.edu, and send the completed application form and three references to the address listed below:
    Pamela Stouffer
    Missouri Valley College
    500 E. College
    Marshall, MO 65340
    stoufferp@moval.edu

    Missouri Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check.


Missouri Valley College is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” and believes in diversity and seeks applications from underrepresented groups. Missouri Valley does not discriminate on the grounds of color, race, sex, religion, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran’s status, age, or sexual orientation.

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