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  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach

    (posted November 9, 2018)

    Monmouth College (IL), a member of the Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, invites immediate applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.

    The head coach is responsible for managing all aspects of the women’s volleyball program as well as being committed to the academic mission of the College. Additional duties and/or teaching responsibilities will be assigned on the basis of the skills of the successful candidate. Bachelor’s degree and successful coaching and recruiting experience in the sport of volleyball are required for consideration for this position. Master’s degree preferred.

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

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, statement of coaching/teaching philosophy 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 email.

  • Associate Director of Alumni Relations

    (posted October 31, 2018)

    Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks immediate applications for an energetic, experienced and highly motivated professional to serve as the Associate Director of Alumni Relations based in Monmouth, Illinois.

    Working with the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement, as a member of the alumni relations team, the Associate Director plans and implements a comprehensive alumni engagement program designed to more broadly and deeply reconnect and integrate alumni with Monmouth College. The program will target diverse segments of the alumni body and focus on programming that will reach, serve and engage alumni; therefore, enhancing their potential to serve and support the College. A successful program of alumni engagement will build pride, strengthen their involvement, and increase their philanthropic and non-philanthropic support of the College. The banner under which Alumni Relations will operate is the notion that the undergraduate education at Monmouth College is an enduring value, and the relationships and personal growth that develop during those four years enrich alumni lives forever.

    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 Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

    (posted September 24, 2018)

    Monmouth College, a private, selective, residential undergraduate liberal arts college, located in Monmouth, Illinois, seeks nominations and applications for Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) and Dean of the Faculty. The new VPAA and Dean is to assume office no later than Summer 2019.

    Established in 1853, Monmouth is home to approximately 1,000 students, drawn from 31 states and 24 countries. Some 31 percent are domestic students of color, and over 40 percent first generation. One of the most distinctive characteristics of Monmouth College is its commitment to being a place of high opportunity and high achievement. Through a very generous program of student financial aid and scholarships, Monmouth seeks to ensure that any bright and motivated student may participate in this experience regardless of family financial circumstances. At the same time, Monmouth seeks to maintain and enhance a rigorous and innovative experience in what it calls the liberating arts and sciences.

    Monmouth College is located less than four hours from Chicago and St. Louis, in West Central Illinois, with approximately 9,500 residents. The communities of Galesburg, Peoria, Macomb, Burlington, and the Quad Cities, which all offer a variety of historical sites, shopping, restaurants, and arts and festivals, are all within an hour’s drive. Alternatively, Chicago is easily accessible by local Amtrak service. The majority of College faculty and staff choose to reside in Monmouth, many just blocks from the campus.

    The VPAA and Dean serves as a part of President Clarence Wyatt’s senior leadership team and will work with the Board of Trustees, president, fellow administrators, faculty, and staff to help shepherd the College into a new era. This is an exciting time to join the Monmouth College community—the College is well under way in implementing a new strategic plan and is in the early stages of an intensive fundraising campaign aimed primarily at significantly increasing the College’s endowment. It will be important for the new VPAA and Dean to inspire academic excellence amongst faculty and students by providing visionary leadership that promotes innovation, engagement, and diversity for the College community. For additional information about the College, community, and the qualifications sought in the next VPAA and Dean, please see the full search prospectus.

    The College is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed within the profile, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to MonmouthVPAADEAN@academic-search.com. The position is open until filled but only applications received by November 5, 2018, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Jay Lemons or Andrea Cowsert.

  • Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth - Worship Leader and Pastor

    (posted September 17, 2018)

    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 June 16-30, 2019 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 (June 13-15, 2019), and for the entirety of the Institute (June 16-30, 2019). If distance allows, a weekend visit in early spring 2019 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 2019 A Place at the Table: Thinking Theologically About Hunger and Poverty. Additional information about the program can be found on the program website.

    Desired qualifications:

    • Masters of Divinity degree required. 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:

    • Design a two week course for high school youth
    • 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 via email to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel by December 1, 2018:

    • 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

  • Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth - 2 Instructors

    (posted September 17, 2018)

    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 in connection with the Lux Institute theme. 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 2019 (TBD), for three days prior to the Institute (June 13-15, 2019), and for the entirety of the Institute (June 16-30, 2019).

    The Institute offers a $2,000 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 2019 is A Place at the Table: Thinking Theologically About Hunger and Poverty. Additional information about the program can be found on the program website.

    Desired qualifications:

    • Master's 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 via email to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel by November 1, 2018:

    • 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

  • Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach-Intern

    (posted May 4, 2018)

    Monmouth College seeks applications to fill the opening for a part-time Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach-Intern. Monmouth College (IL), is a member of the Midwest Lacrosse Conference and NCAA Division III.

    Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, assisting the head lacrosse coach and contributing to the overall program of the college.

    Position requires effective experience as a lacrosse player and/or coach. Commitment to the mission of a residential liberal arts college, and satisfactory driving record is required. Desired qualifications include:

    • Excellent understanding of NCAA III philosophy
    • Ability to work effectively with college students

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Send letter of application, resume, statement of coaching/teaching philosophy, and contact information for three (3) references to: Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL, 61462 or via email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

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.

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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