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  • Department of Music - Percussion Instructor and Director of the Percussion Ensemble

    Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college, announces a part-time Percussion Instructor and Director of the Percussion Ensemble position in the Department of Music for the 2018-2019 academic year. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include teaching applied percussion lessons to music majors, minors, and non-majors at Monmouth College. Instruction will also include preparation for juries and junior/senior degree recitals. The Percussion Ensemble, including majors, minors, and non-majors, rehearses 1 day per week (day negotiable with director) and performs 1 on-campus concert per semester. The position requires a master’s degree in music and substantial relevant experience.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Tim Pahel, Chair, Department of Music, Monmouth College, by email. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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  • Department of Music - Director of the Monmouth Concert Band

    Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college, announces a part-time Director of the Monmouth Concert Band position in the Department of Music for the 2019 spring semester. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include directing the Monmouth Concert Band in twice-weekly rehearsals (Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 p.m.) and in 1 or 2 on-campus concerts during the spring semester. The group is non-auditioned and includes mostly non-majors. The position requires a master’s degree in music and substantial relevant experience.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Tim Pahel, Chair, Department of Music, Monmouth College, by email. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Music - Co-Director of the Monmouth Fighting Scots Marching Band

    Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college, announces a part-time position in the Department of Music for the 2018 fall semester. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include co-directing the Marching Band, teaching field and parade basics, and teaching the 2018 half-time show. The time commitment will be a Marching Band Camp held in mid-August, Monday evening (6:30pm – 9:00pm) rehearsal through October 29, 2018, 5 home football games (Saturday afternoons), and 3 local parades. The position requires an M.A. in Music and substantial relevant experience. Percussionist preferred, though not required.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Tim Pahel, Chair, Department of Music, Monmouth College, by email. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Classics – 1-year, part-time position

    Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college, announces a one-year, part-time position in Archaeology and Classics for the academic year 2018-2019. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include teaching one full-semester Egyptian Archaeology class and one full-semester Classical and World Mythology class in the fall, and in the spring, one full-semester Mythology: Hercules and Other Heroes class. Additionally, the candidate must teach a once-a-week archaeological lab course that is broken into four .25-credit stretches, one per half-semester of the year. The work of the archaeological lab course is to oversee the ongoing identification, cataloguing, and accessibility of Native American artifacts within the Monmouth College North American Artifact Collection, with updating and/or creating displays of the collection one of the tasks that the lab sections could undertake. The position requires an M.A. in Classics, Classical Archaeology, or a related field and evidence of teaching excellence. Preference will be given to those who have either earned a Ph.D. or who are close to it, and those who, in addition to their capability in handling the other classes, have experience with identifying and cataloguing lithic artifacts.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript (a copy or an unofficial version is perfectly acceptable), and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Dr. Robert Holschuh Simmons, Chair, Archaeology/Classics Search, Monmouth College, by email. Review of applications will begin immediately after the position is opened and will continue until position is filled, with April 15 our anticipated closing date for applications.

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  • Department of Sociology and Anthropology – 1-year, visiting position

    Revised: 3/12/2018

    Monmouth College, a private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Area of specialization is flexible, with opportunities to teach courses of the candidate’s choosing; however, the successful candidate must be able to teach an introductory-level course (e.g., Social Problems), a general course in Research Methods (including both quantitative and qualitative methods) and a course in Criminology.

    A PhD in Sociology at the time of application is desired but ABDs will be considered. Candidates should exhibit enthusiasm for Monmouth College’s liberal arts mission for undergraduate teaching.

    Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan titled "Think Anew, Act Anew," the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70th out of 240 schools in the "National Universities – Liberal Arts" category by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students. View the College's mission statement.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Judi Kessler, Chair, Department of Sociology-Anthropology, Monmouth College, by 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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