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  • Worship Leader and Pastor

    (Posted September, 17 2019)

    Monmouth College
    Monmouth, Illinois

    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 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 supporting community building activities 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 and related materials. 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 onsite for a weekend workshop in the spring of 2020 (TBD), for three days prior to the Institute (June 11-13, 2020), and for the entirety of the Institute (June 14-28, 2020).

    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 2020 is A New Earth: Thinking Theologically About Environmental Justice. Additional information about the program can be found on the Lux 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:

    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 electronically to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel at ldulin@monmouthcollege.edu by December 1, 2019:

    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

  • Front Desk Receptionist and Daily Visit Operations Coordinator

    (Posted Novmber, 15 2019)

    Monmouth College
    Monmouth, Illinois

    Monmouth College invites immediate applications for the full-time, support staff position of Front Desk Receptionist/Daily Visit Operations Coordinator.  Working closely with other staff as part of our admission team, this position is responsible for a wide variety of office-related duties including, but not limited to:  greeting campus visitors and taking proactive steps to ensure a quality campus visit, use of shared database and stand-alone applications (e.g., Excel, Word, etc.) to coordinate efforts with other areas of the College, etc.  

    In addition to possessing proficiency with information systems and software applications to fulfill related responsibilities in a satisfactory manner, successful candidate must be able to work independently and as a team member, work effectively with a wide variety of individuals in a public, multi-tasked, service-oriented environment.  Position requires regular and predictable attendance on the job during scheduled hours.  High school diploma also required. 

    Please review position description to learn duties and qualifications,  

    Competitive hourly wage plus attractive benefit package, including health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation and sick leave accrual, and tuition benefits for eligible dependents.  Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or E-mail address:  ldulin@monmouthcollege.edu.   

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Lux Summer Theological Institute Instructor

    (Posted September, 17 2019)

    Monmouth College
    Monmouth, Illinois

    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 2020 (TBD), for three days prior to the Institute (June 11-13, 2020), and for the entirety of the Institute (June 14-28, 2020).  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 2020 is A New Earth: Thinking Theologically About Environmental Justice. Additional information about the program can be found on the Lux 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 electronically to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel at ldulin@monmouthcollege.edu by November 1, 2019:

    • 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 






     
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