Human Resources

Administrative/Professional Opportunities

Last Updated
June 2, 2017


STUDENT EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR- Responsible for the organization and development of the university-wide de-centralized student employment program. This position supports the Career Development Center (CDC) objectives while serving as the primary liaison for various offices and constituents. This position manages the online career management/employment portal, develops and delivers effective events/seminars, manages online presence and supports the mission of the CDC. The position is responsible for supervising student employees in the CDC, ensuring compliance via record management, assessment and use of information technology applications and developing employment and career readiness resources. The position manages the Federal Work-Study funded Campus-Based Community Program; referred to as Learn Serve Change the World. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in college student personnel/administration, human resource management, or closely related field and two years of professional experience in a higher education-related field. Minimum of two-three years of experience supervising or working in Human Resources, Career Development, higher education administration or closely related field. Master’s preferred; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit an application, cover letter and resume (including contact information for at least three references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Application forms are available on the Human Resources webpage at: https://aps2.missouriwestern.edu/hr/application.asp. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE


DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS– Missouri Western State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Athletic Director to start on or before August 1, 2017. Missouri Western State University is a member of NCAA Division II and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). Missouri Western traditionally achieves athletic success, with teams often nationally ranked. Emphasis is placed on excellence in athletics competition, academic achievement, community service and NCAA rules compliance. The Director reports to the President of the University and is responsible for managing all aspects of the intercollegiate athletic program, to include planning, budgeting, scheduling, personnel management, fund raising, and community relations. Six new sports in track and cross country will begin in the fall of 2017; the new Athletic Director will be integral to the development of these new sports. Since 2010, Missouri Western has been the three-week summer home of the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp. Western enjoys excellent athletic facilities, including the 120,000 square foot Griffon Indoor Sports Complex, a new Spring Sports Complex for baseball and softball, and a recently renovated Spratt Stadium featuring one of the largest video scoreboards in Division II.

REQUIRED: Master’s degree, preferably in athletic administration or a related field; substantial coaching experience preferred (preferably in Division II); supervisory experience; athletic marketing; development and strategic planning experience; or a combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position. The successful candidate will demonstrate personal and professional integrity; strong communication skills; and the ability to generate support among the student body, alumni, University faculty, staff and the community.

Missouri Western is a public regional university with an enrollment of approximately 5,500. The University is located in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a population of more than 70,000 and is about 30 miles from the Kansas City International Airport and the greater Kansas City community.

Qualified applicants must submit an application packet, including a cover letter; a statement of professional and managerial philosophy; salary requirements; resume; and contact information for three professional references (including name, address, phone number and e-mail address). The application packet should be submitted electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the university, please visit our website: www.missouriwestern.edu. EOE


MATH COORDINATOR, CENTER FOR ACADEMIC SUPPORT- This position supervises all math services offered by the Center for Academic Support, including selecting and training undergraduate math tutors; provides individual and group tutoring in math; assists in the day-to-day operation of the CAS; manages the CAS computer resources, database, and website; teaches mathematics courses; advises undecided students. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in math or math education, must include at least 18 hours of graduate level math, and two years of teaching, learning center, and/or supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. PREFERRED: Experience with tutorial, web and data management software. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. EOE