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: Spanish

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

    Qualifications include a Master’s degree in Spanish or a related Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of coursework in Spanish.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and D2L Brightspace.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Christopher Libby, Co-Chair of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services, at libbyc@moval.edu.  Position open until filled.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.  EOE.

  • Adjunct Instructor: French

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

    Qualifications include a Master’s degree in French or a related Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of coursework in French.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education and D2L Brightspace.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, c.v., and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Christopher Libby, Co-Chair of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services, at libbyc@moval.edu.  Position open until filled.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.  EOE.

  • Public Safety Officer

    Public Safety Officer for Missouri Valley College

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

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

    Duties and Responsibilities:

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

    Required Qualifications: – High school diploma or equivalent.

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

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

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

    Salary and Benefits:

    The Campus Public Safety Officer is a 10-month, full time position (June and July off with pay).  Missouri Valley College offers a competitive benefits package including medical and life insurance (shared cost with the college), retirement, optional 403b, and educational benefits.

    Application:  A letter of application, resume, and names and contacts of three professional references should be submitted by e-mail attachment to boehmern@moval.edu.  The search will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

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

  • Full-time Faculty Position in Criminal Justice

    The Division of Social Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member in criminal justice to begin August 2021. 

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in criminal justice (doctorate a plus) preferably with an emphasis in criminal theory, court procedure, and/or law, 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, Criminal Evidence, and Victimology; with a working knowledge of and ability to teach the American Psychology Association (APA), statistical analysis programming (R & 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.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.

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

    Review of applications will begin immediately 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.

  • Vice President of Institutional Advancement

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    Vice President of Institutional Advancement

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

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

    RESPONSIBILITIES

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

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

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

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

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  • Assistant Professor of Music, Vocal and / or Instrumental

    The Division of Fine Arts at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full time faculty position in Music to begin August 2021. Duties include, but are not limited to teaching, serving on committees and advising students. Teaching responsibilities include: introductory through advanced level music courses (through the sunset of the music major programs), ensembles (Concert Band and / or Concert Choir), applied instruments and / or voice lessons, and music courses to support the general education curriculum.  Specific teaching load to be determined by candidate qualifications.

    Required qualifications: an earned Masters or higher degree in Music (i.e., general, instrumental, or vocal); terminal degree (Ph.D., DMA, or other) preferred.  Experience in conducting ensembles on either the high school or college level a plus. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.  

    To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to Harold Hynick, Chair of Fine Arts, at hynickh@moval.edu. Review of applications begins immediately.  EOE.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Full Time Faculty Position: Health Science Division

    The Division of Health Sciences at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in exercise science to begin August 2021. Duties include, but are not limited to teaching, serving on committees and advising students. Specific teaching load to be determined by candidate qualifications in light of division needs.  Required: Master’s degree in Exercise Science-related field.  Teaching experience in the discipline, exercise science-related credentials  (e.g., CSCS), and an earned Doctorate in a related field are a plus.  Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.  

    To apply, please email a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of unofficial transcripts to John Bartholomew, Chair of Health Sciences Division, bartholomewj@moval.edu.  Review of applications begins immediately. EOE.  Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Instructor in Accounting/Business Administration

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

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

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

  • Instructor of Business Administration

    The Division of Business at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time position of instructor in the Division of Business to begin August 2021. The primary duties include teaching undergraduate courses to support majors in management, marketing, economics, accounting, agribusiness, and finance.  Service to the institution and student advising are also expected in this position.  

    Required qualifications include at least an earned Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related field with a strong management and economics background.  Prior collegiate teaching experience and work in the field a plus. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the college mission, and effective communication skills are necessary. Familiarity with Google Apps for Education and Brightspace helpful.  

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

  • Full-Time Faculty – Computer Science

    The Division of Math & Science at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college located between Kansas City and Columbia, Missouri, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Computer Science to begin August 2021.  Primary teaching duties will focus on coursework in computer science, including software development. The selected candidate will take an active role in leading a new Computer Science major.

    Minimum qualifications include a Master’s in Computer Science, or a related field; a Ph.D in the area and teaching experience in the discipline is desirable. Collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary. Faculty are also expected to serve on campus committees and advise students. Missouri Valley College utilizes Google Apps for Education. 

    To apply, please email a 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 of applications begins immediately.  EOE. Employment at MVC is contingent upon satisfactory completion of background check and legal authorization to work in the United States.

  • Student Service Administrator

    Responsibilities Include:

    Student Accounts:

    • To serve all customers courteously and efficiently ensuring the highest standards are met at all times.
    • Answer incoming calls for the purpose of screening calls, transferring calls, responding to inquiries and/or taking messages.
    • Post payments received in the mail, online or in person to the appropriate accounts.
    • Assist in reviewing and mailing or emailing statement to students.
    • Maintain accuracy of all student accounts.
    • Oversee all Dual Credit student accounts.
    • Assist in preparing and maintaining payment plans.
    • Reconcile cash drawer and balance accounts at the end of each day for preparation of bank deposit.
    • Assist the Business Office Manager in contacting and collecting current and outstanding balances.
    • Assist the Financial Aid Office with Perkins liquidation
    • Attempt to collect all past due balances by calling, e-mailing/or writing letters to all students as needed with documentation of all attempts.
    • Maintain correct classifications of student accounts.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications Needed:

    • Basic Computer Skills including Excel, Word and Google Doc/Sheets
    • 10-key proficient
    • Customer Service Skills
    • Ability to multi-task on a daily basis
    • Ability to handle stressful situations and people
    • Basic accounting concepts
    • Communication and letter writing skills
  • Head Golf Coach

    Missouri Valley College is seeking a full-time Head Golf Coach. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a successful program for the institution. This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics, or his/her designee, keeping him/her abreast of all planning, organizing and development of the program.

    Position Description & Details:

    • Formulate a successful philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete.
    • Develop a competitive program that will represent the institution and community in a positive manner.
    • Prepare a yearly budget for the program.
    • Purchase equipment and uniforms, and maintain records of all purchases.
    • Work with the Director of Athletics & athletic front office for Compliance and to ensure all players meet applicable eligibility requirements and prepare all necessary forms on a timely basis.
    • Develop practice and competition schedules.
    • Make all travel arrangements and coordinate with the transportation director.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain an CDL Driver License and ensure coaching staff attains license.
    • Conduct fundraising activities to supplement the program budget.
    • Track academic progress of student-athletes within the program
    • Follow all NAIA, conference and institutional policies.
    • Support the philosophy and mission of the department and institution.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: 

    • Master’s degree preferred but not required. 
    • Recruiting, admissions experience, computer and technology proficiency is preferred.
    • two years of collegiate coaching experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree if hired for a non-teaching position.
    •  Position available starting May 1, 2021.

    Interested candidates should email their cover letter of application, resume and three letters of reference to Colin Smith, Associate Athletic Director at smithc@moval.edu 

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

  • Full-Time Faculty Position: BSN program

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

    Position requirements include a master’s degree in nursing, an active unencumbered State of Missouri Nursing license, and a broad-based knowledge of the nursing profession.  Prior teaching experience and clinical supervision a plus. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission, and willingness to serve on campus committees and to advise students are also necessary qualifications.  Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and Brightspace.

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

  • Head Men's Lacrosse Coach

    Missouri Valley College is seeking a full-time Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a successful program for the institution. This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics, or his/her designee, keeping him/her abreast of all planning, organizing and development of the program.

    Position Description & Details:

    • Formulate a successful philosophy to promote the educational welfare and sportsmanship of the student-athlete.
    • Develop a competitive program that will represent the institution and community in a positive manner.
    • Prepare a yearly budget for the program.
    • Purchase equipment and uniforms, and maintain records of all purchases.
    • Work with the Director of Athletics & athletic front office for Compliance and to ensure all players meet applicable eligibility requirements and prepare all necessary forms on a timely basis.
    • Develop practice and competition schedules.
    • Make all travel arrangements and coordinate with the transportation director.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain an CDL Driver License and ensure coaching staff attains license.
    • Conduct fundraising activities to supplement the program budget.
    • Track academic progress of student-athletes within the program
    • Follow all NAIA, conference and institutional policies.
    • Support the philosophy and mission of the department and institution.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications: 

    • Master’s degree preferred but not required. 
    • Recruiting, admissions experience, computer and technology proficiency is preferred.
    • two years of collegiate coaching experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree if hired for a non-teaching position.
    •  Position available starting May 1, 2021.

    Interested candidates should email their cover letter of application, resume and three letters of reference to machholzm@moval.edu.

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

  • Assistant Athletic Trainer / Instructor

    Missouri Valley College (Marshall, MO), a private, liberal arts institution, is seeking applicants for a full­-time assistant athletic trainer / instructor.  This renewable, 10-month position runs August 1 – May 31.

    Minimum qualifications:

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

    General Job Description:

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

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

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

  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

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

    Job Requirements

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

    Job Description

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

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

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

  • ESL Adjunct

    Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a face to face English as a Second Language adjunct instructor, to begin January 2021.  Multiple sections are anticipated, and the mode of instruction may also include hybrid components.

    Qualifications include an MA TESOL or a related Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours, or applicable experience in the discipline. Collegiality, professionalism, a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to the college mission are necessary qualifications. Missouri Valley College uses Google Apps for Education and D2L’s Brightspace learning management system.

    To apply, please email a cover letter, c.v., contact information for three professional references, unofficial transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Elizabeth Holloway at hollowaye@moval.edu . Position open until filled.  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


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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