(posted June 15, 2017)
Monmouth College seeks applications for this temporary, part-time administrative position (August through May). Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Instructing cheerleading team on technique, safety and goal setting; prepare and communicate guidelines based on UCA certification, communicate and enforce guidelines of the College and cheerleading program; organize tryouts and selection of team members; schedule and supervise practices, summer camps, fundraising efforts and all other events cheerleading team attends; plan performances and maintain inventory of supplies, etc.
High school diploma, valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record required. Successful candidate must possess demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate complex tasks and procedures; excellent communication, organization, and supervision skills; and, ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals in a public, multi-tasked, service-oriented environment. Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques associated with coaching also required.
Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.
Target start date is August 1, 2017. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Send resume with cover letter and list of three references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462 or via email.
Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Involvement and Service
(posted June 7, 2017)
Monmouth College, a Carnegie I-classified private liberal arts college, seeks applications for the position of Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Involvement and Service. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Students, the Assistant Director is a member of the Student Life Staff and responsible for assisting with the overall development, implementation and evaluation of the men’s and women’s fraternity system. The Assistant Director is also responsible for the direct supervision of Greek housing and its house managers, overseeing and evaluating fraternity membership, recruitment, IFC, Panhellenic and Greek Week. The Assistant Director also oversees the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Involvement and Service, campus service programs and organizations as well as the coordination of student organizations. The Assistant Director will share on-call duties and assist with campus emergencies.
The successful candidate must be able to work in a collaborative environment, possess a working knowledge of student development theory and be committed to its implementation. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor and the ability to work energetically and well with college students are essential. Master's degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred. Experience in college or university residence life management a plus, but not required. Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.
This is a full-time, 12 month, live-in position. Competitive salary and attractive benefit package, including retirement plan, health insurance plan, apartment, and in-session board plan.
Applications will be accepted until position filled. Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references via email to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
(posted May 11, 2017)
Monmouth College invites immediate application for the full-time, Programmer/Analyst position in Information Systems. This position is responsible for software development and enhancement. It includes troubleshooting and maintenance of existing software. The programmer/analyst will design, code, maintain, test and document data driven applications. Most applications are web based but some are Windows form based.
The successful applicant will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to adapt to change and new technologies, and have a commitment to lifelong learning. Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.
Competitive salary and liberal benefit package including health and retirement plans, and tuition benefits for eligible dependents.
Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462, or via email.
Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
(posted May 3, 2017)
Monmouth College is a private, selective, residential liberal arts college, offering majors in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, as well as outstanding academic advising, small, seminar-style classes, varied internship and study abroad opportunities, and summer research experiences to thoughtful, intellectually engaged and ambitious students from across the United States and around the world. Located in Monmouth, Illinois, the College enrolls 1200 students from 35 countries. Monmouth College offers 35 majors, 30 minors and 13 pre-professional tracks in its Bachelor of Arts degree programs. Monmouth College has recently received a $20 million commitment to its endowment. This gift will, in a dramatic way, help to build the College for the long run, and to achieve even greater levels of strength and service.
Reporting to the President of the College, the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students provides leadership consistent with the mission of the College in all areas of Student Life, including NCAA Division III athletics. The Vice President will actively promote collaboration between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to provide an integrated experience that, through the liberating power of the liberal arts and sciences, enables a diverse body of students to find and free the possibilities inherent in their lives. Activities of the Student Life program complement the College’s academic programs and foster more than 120 student organizations, including an active Fraternity and Sorority Life program. The Vice President also serves on the senior leadership team and supervises the following areas in Student Life: Residence Life, Housing, Judicial, Campus Events, Career and Leadership Center, Student Success, Athletics, Counseling Center, Religious and Spiritual Life, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Multicultural Student Services, International Student Services, Student Publications, Health and Wellness, Title IX Coordinator and Campus Safety. The Vice President has frequent contact with staff, faculty, students, other members of the campus community and public in a leadership role.
Responsibilities of the Vice President will include, but will not necessarily be limited to the following:
- provide leadership for all programs affecting student development;
- work with division managers to develop and administer the Student Life budget, including forecasting, planning, and monitoring of expenses, ensuring each unit adheres to budgetary guidelines;
- formulate, recommend, implement, and evaluate policies, procedures, programs, processes, and systems for Student Life;
- articulate and advocate student needs and concerns to the College community;
- act as liaison to the academic divisions regarding student issues;
- develop and lead a strong student life staff;
- oversee all matters related to student behavior and discipline;
- foster cooperative relationships with appropriate College and community constituencies;
- participate in professional organizations related to student life in higher education;
- ensure consistency of student support services and programming;
- ensure compliance pertaining to students with regard to the following: Clery Act reporting, SEVIS, Title IX and ADA/Section 504;
- supervise NCAA Midwest Conference Division III intercollegiate athletics, Recreation and Intramural sports;
- provide leadership for student publications;
- serve as staff liaison to the Student Affairs committee of the Board of Trustees; and
- serve as a member of the President’s Senior Staff and on other administrative committees.
A master's degree (PhD preferred) in counseling, student personnel, higher education or related field is required. In addition, the Vice President will be expected to demonstrate substantive, progressive administrative leadership experience in higher education as well as the following:
- the ability to successfully manage multi-functional and diverse areas;
- a strong commitment to student development;
- an awareness and embracing of the joy and values of a life on a residential liberal arts college campus;
- a team approach to problem-solving;
- an understanding of the power of information technology to deliver, monitor, and evaluate programs and services for students;
- knowledge of student disciplinary and judicial processes;
- strong knowledge of Title IX issues;
- strong knowledge of academic affairs; and
- a commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.
Application and Nomination
Review of applications will begin June 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Kendra E. Dane. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement
Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law.
Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students.
Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level)
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
Any inquiries regarding Title VI or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title VI Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title VI and this policy.
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level)
Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544