Human Resources

Administrative/Professional Opportunities

Last Updated
June 22, 2016


ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS – Missouri Western State University is seeking candidates for the founding Associate Dean for the School of Nursing and Health Professions. The School of Nursing and Health Professions includes an undergraduate pre-licensure BSN, RN-BSN, MSN with tracks in Healthcare Leadership and Nursing Education, programs in Health Information Management, Physical Therapy Assistant, and a new baccalaureate program in Population Health Management. Partnerships exist with over 90 clinical agencies, including a regional health care system and a world-wide health information technology corporation. Establishment of a “School” designation recognizes the important role the health-related programs have at Missouri Western and within the region. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Professional Studies, responsibilities include: provide innovative and visionary leadership for all programs in the School of Nursing and Health Professions; facilitate the planning, development, administration, evaluation, and continuous improvement of all academic programs, including meeting regulatory and accreditation standards; opportunity to teach undergraduate or graduate courses; manage the financial resources of the School through effective budget planning and the assessment and management of resource allocations to support programs of high quality; sustain and expand collaborative partnerships with regional health care providers, nursing leaders, and other health care industry partners; support faculty in their pursuit of high-quality teaching, faculty research, creative and professional activities and advocate for appropriate resources; and provide mentorship and evaluation of faculty and staff. REQUIRED: Earned doctorate in nursing or a related field, and ten years of faculty, academic leadership and scholarship, relevant university teaching and practice experience to warrant appointment as an assistant/associate professor, and an unencumbered registered nurse license in Missouri or eligibility to obtain licensure in Missouri. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest, full curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for at least three references, to be send electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR TECHNICAL SERVICES– The successful candidate will manage and supervise the technical services areas (acquisitions, cataloging, electronic resources, serials, and automation) of the library. The position will perform duties and services of a similar nature in the absence of the Director. As part of the technical services team, they will manage the serials and electronic resources as well as the expenditure of the library acquisitions budget. The position will serve as the system administrator for the integrated library system in a consortial environment (MOBIUS). Catalog library materials in a variety of formats especially serials and demonstrates knowledge of cataloging standards, practices, and products, including but not limited to LC classification, LCSH, MARC formats, and RDA. Experience with OCLC Connexion and integrated library systems specifically Sierra (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.). REQUIRED: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible technical services, automated library systems, and supervisory experience. Strong oral and written communication skills; evidence of flexibility; demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and work collaboratively with others in a team environment. PREFERRED: Additional subject Master’s; and/or academic library experience. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume (including contact information for three professional references), and unofficial transcripts to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applicants will begin July 15, 2016 and continue until position is filled. EOE


ASSISTANT WOMEN’S SOFTBALL COACH– Primary duties include responsibility for skill instruction, recruiting coordination, field preparation, and camp set up. Secondary duties include, but are not limited to: equipment management, practice planning, academic tracking, travel arrangements, teaching PED classes as required, and fifth year student assistant supervision. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree; collegiate coaching and/or playing experience preferred; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preference may be given to a candidate with a Master’s degree. Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules/regulations; ability to project a positive image of program and university; and dedication to academic/personal development of student-athletes. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume (including contact information for at least three work references) electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately. For full consideration, please submit all materials by July 15, 2016. EOE