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  • Administrative Assistant to the Chaplain for Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth Program

    (posted September 18, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the part-time, support staff position of Administrative Assistant to the Chaplain for Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth Program. As a member of the college’s Office of Student Affairs, the Administrative Assistant assists the Chaplain and the Associate Chaplain with a wide variety of programs and responsibilities as well as specific responsibilities.

    This is a grant-funded position may be renewed annually for up to two and one-half years dependent upon funding and performance. Competitive hourly wage.

    Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.

    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 via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Lux Summer Theological Institute Worship Leader and Pastor

    (posted September 7, 2017)

    Monmouth College seeks qualified applications for the position of Worship Leader and Pastor for its Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth, a two-week residential program from July 15-29, 2017 for high-school youth designed to provide young people with opportunities to engage pertinent topics in theological inquiry. In addition to time in the classroom, students will also learn new modes of worship and spiritual practice, participate in service, experience interfaith activities, and explore their vocation. The Worship Leader and Pastor will be responsible for leading worship, spiritual practices, and may be invited to lead a workshop on vocation. The Worship Leader and Pastor will also be responsible for facilitating community building along with other Institute staff members and providing pastoral care for students.

    The primary responsibility of the position centers upon leading daily worship, spiritual practices, and small group sessions with students. The Institute Worship Leader and Pastor will work with Lux Institute staff and students to design and implement worship. The Institute Worship Leader and Pastor will also provide pastoral care to students as needed, and be housed in a private apartment in the dorm where students will be housed. The Worship Leader and Pastor will need to be on campus three days prior to the Institute (July 12-14), and for the entirety of the Institute (July 15-29, 2018). If distance allows, a two-day site visit in early spring 2018 is preferred and can be scheduled with the Institute Director. Travel and housing reimbursement will be provided. Depending on qualifications, the Institute offers a $2,000 stipend in addition to covering travel to and from the summer institute (in compliance with IRS regulations), and room and board on campus.

    This program is funded by a major grant that Monmouth has received from Lilly Endowment and is coordinated through the college’s Lux Center for Church and Religious Leadership. The theme for 2018 is Caring for God’s Creation: Thinking Theologically about Ecology and Justice.

    Desired qualifications:

    • • Masters of Divinity degree required. Advanced experience or training in worship leadership, pastoral care, and/or ministry with youth preferred. Strong worship organizational skills. Compassion and care for the theological and spiritual development of young people.

    Responsibilities:

    • Plan and lead worship throughout the two week Institute in cooperation with Institute Director, staff, and students
    • Coordinate music selections and staff for worship services
    • Design a spiritual practices program or spirituality center to incorporate into the two-week program
    • Design a small group plan with instructions for college-age small group facilitators
    • Be available in student housing for pastoral care and community building opportunities
    • Carry copies of student medical records and assist with pastoral care in case of emergencies
    • Attend a site visit in early spring to assess worship spaces and program development
    • Supply reports and feedback for assessment of the program during and after the institute

    Application process:
    Please submit the following materials to the program director, Rev. Jessica Hawkinson via email by December 1, 2017:

    • A letter of application that expresses your interest for this program and outlines your strengths and qualifications.
    • A resume or curriculum vitae. Please include three references.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Vice President for Development and College Relations

    (posted September 7, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications from experienced and dynamic fundraising professionals for the position of Vice President for Development and College Relations. The successful candidate will help to advance the College’s mission by expanding support through an ever-stronger and sustaining culture of philanthropy. In addition to fostering a best practices development and college relations office, the successful candidate will coordinate and focus the development work of the President, Trustees, and other College leaders who support fundraising and college relations. The Vice President will also work closely with the President in cultivating and securing principal gifts to the College.

    The Vice President will provide leadership in all areas of development and college relations, creating stronger and broader base of support for the mission of the College. Serving on the senior leadership team, the Vice President will work closely with trustees, major donors, staff, faculty, students, and other members of the campus community and public in a leadership role. The Vice President will work with staff to develop and administer the development and college relations budgets.

    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.

    A resume, cover letter and references are required of all applicants. All inquiries, applications and candidate materials can be made, in confidence, by contacting Witzleben Associates. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Lux Summer Theological Institute Instructors

    (posted September 1, 2017)

    Monmouth College seeks qualified applications for two Instructors for its Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth, a two-week residential program for high-school youth designed to provide young people with opportunities to engage pertinent topics in theological inquiry. Instructors will be responsible for daily classes in theology, ethics, or Bible. Beyond the classroom students will also learn new modes of worship and spiritual practice, participate in service, experience interfaith activities, and explore their vocation.

    The primary responsibility of the position centers upon teaching the daily seminar classes; instructors will also serve as mentors for the students and help with other aspects of the program. Instructors will work with Monmouth College faculty mentors to design and implement the course and will need to be onsite for a weekend workshop in the spring of 2018 (TBD), for four days prior to the Institute (July 11-14), and for the entirety of the Institute (July 15-29, 2018). The Institute offers a $2000 stipend in addition to covering travel to and from the spring workshop and summer institute (in compliance with IRS regulations), and room and board on campus. This program is funded by a major grant that Monmouth has received from Lilly Endowment and is coordinated through the college’s Lux Center for Church and Religious Leadership. The theme for 2018 is Caring for God’s Creation: Thinking Theologically about Ecology and Justice.

    Desired qualifications:

    • Masters degree or equivalent. Advanced Ph.D. students in a relevant field (theology, ethics, biblical studies) preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design a two week course for high school youth
    • Teach an hour session each day of the two week institute
    • Be part of the learning community throughout the institute
    • Attend a weekend workshop in the spring in order to be oriented to the program and begin the mentoring relationship with Monmouth College faculty
    • Supply reports and feedback for assessment of the program during and after the institute

    Application process:
    Please submit the following materials to the program director, Rev. Jessica Hawkinson via email by November 1, 2017:

    • A letter of application that expresses your interest for this program and outlines your strengths and qualifications.
    • A curriculum vitae. Please include three references.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Scene Shop Supervisor/Technical Director

    (posted August 23, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for a part-time Scene Shop Supervisor/Technical Director. This position is a half-time, academic-year position and is classified as a Support Staff – Nonexempt (hourly) position. Work schedule, which is and will remain subject to change, is anticipated to average 20 hours per week, 30 weeks per year. However, work hours can often be irregular with some required weekend and evening hours included.

    Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.

    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 via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Associate Director of Reunion and Parent Giving

    (posted July 31, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, administrative staff position of Associate Director of Reunion and Parent Giving. The Associate Director is an integral member of the college’s fundraising team. The Associate Director works with the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement and other staff within the development office to achieve increased levels of annual support from alumni, students and parents.

    The reunion program is positioned to identify, cultivate, and solicit strong support for the Monmouth Fund in the form of gifts and pledges in celebration of reunions for each of thirteen classes in a milestone reunion year, as well as for classes in the reunion cycle. S/he also directs teams of alumni volunteers who will solicit class reunion gifts.

    The parents program provides the College the opportunity to foster engagement with our current and past parents for a mutually beneficial relationship. The Associate Director will engage targeted individuals for involvement on the Parent’s Council, while also focusing on increased fundraising within the full parent population.

    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 via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Associate Director of the 1853 Society

    (posted July 19, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, administrative staff position of Associate Director of the 1853 Society. The Associate Director is an integral member of the college’s fundraising team. The Associate Director works with the Director of Alumni Engagement and other associates within the development office to achieve increased levels of annual support from alumni, parents and friends, specifically in support of the Monmouth Fund.

    The Monmouth Fund provides $2 million in operating support for the College from an average of 20% of alumni. The goal for the Fund is to consistently maintain best-practice participation while meeting the goals for the College’s overall operating budget and identifying areas of revenue growth. The leadership giving program presents an opportunity for developing stronger alumni, parent and friend relationships with Monmouth through philanthropy at milestone levels, deepening our largest supporters’ connections to the College through increased gifts, engagement, and stewardship activities.

    The Associate Director will develop a strategy and process to identify, cultivate, solicit, steward, and renew Monmouth Fund donors at the $1,000 level and above.

    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, along with the names of three (3) professional references (including addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) to: Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or via via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Utility

    (posted July 17, 2017)

    Monmouth College seeks applications for a full-time, utility (custodial-type) position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: mopping and waxing floors; sweeping; cleaning carpets, stairs, restrooms, and showers; dusting; refuse collection and removal; washing and drying laundry; carrying and moving heavy furniture and appliances; loading and unloading trucks; operating motor vehicles and equipment; lawn care; snow and ice removal; etc.

    Work schedule, which is and will remain subject to change, is anticipated to be evenings (3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. with ½ hour off for meal) Tuesday through Saturday. Hourly wage of $14.35 plus applicable shift differential and attractive benefit package including group health insurance plan, retirement plan and tuition benefits for eligible dependents.

    In addition to demonstrated ability to complete above tasks and other related responsibilities in a satisfactory manner, successful candidates must be able to work both independently and as a team member, and to work and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals in a public, multi-tasked, service-oriented environment. High school diploma, valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record are also required. Apply in person at the Monmouth College Business/Personnel Office (Poling Hall) from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., M-F except holidays.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Financial Aid Counselor

    (posted July 7, 2017)

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, support staff position of Financial Aid Counselor, Office for Student Financial Planning. Reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Financial Aid, the Counselor assists with and completes a wide variety of responsibilities supporting our programs associated with student financial assistance.

    Please see the full position description for complete information regarding duties, responsibilities, qualifications and skills.

    Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, along with the names of three (3) professional references (including addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers) to: Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or via via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Cheerleading Coach

    (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.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

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.

Stephanie Kinkaid
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level)
(309) 457-2272
titleix@monmouthcollege.edu

Michelle Merritt
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
(309) 457-2114
titleix@monmouthcollege.edu

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.

Stephanie Kinkaid
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level)
(309) 457-2272
titlevi@monmouthcollege.edu

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
(312) 730-1560
ocr@ed.gov

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