Human Resources

Administrative/Professional Opportunities

Last Updated
June 30, 2015


UNIVERSITY POLICE OFFICER– University Police Department, shift work; performs various law enforcement functions as well as safety and security work for the campus, enforcing federal, state, and local laws, statutes, and ordinances as well as campus rules, regulations, and policies. REQUIRED: High school diploma or equivalent; P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement certification required; Missouri P.O.S.T. certification preferred, P.O.S.T. certification from other states will be accepted if they can transfer to Missouri P.O.S.T certification and be eligible for Police Commission at the time of hire; minimum one year Law Enforcement or related experience; ability to handle various situations; strong oral/written communication skills. Candidates must project a positive image and the ability to work in a diverse population. This position requires a person who is organized, able to multi-task, set priorities, and has the ability to interact with others in a friendly and professional manner. PREFER: Campus law enforcement experience and/or school resource officer experience. Background investigation/physical agility/personality profile testing administered. Missouri Western offers a full benefits package that includes a tuition reduction program. Qualified applicants must submit an application, cover letter, resume, and copies of certifications electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Application forms are available on the Human Resources webpage at: https://forms.missouriwestern.edu/hr/application.asp. For full consideration please submit all materials by April 30th, 2015. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE


INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIST – (CLASSROOM SERVICES)– Provides consulting, technical support and training for external clients, faculty, staff and students using presentation technologies; oversees scheduling and distribution of deliverable presentation technology equipment for on-campus and off-campus clients; installs, implements, troubleshoots, and maintains presentation hardware and software; hires, trains, supervises and evaluates student workers; participates as IMC team member on a wide variety of projects. Work schedule will include some evening, weekend, and early morning hours. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, education, or related field with an emphasis in instructional technology; prefer two years of experience handling classroom services in a higher education environment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job; understanding of presentation technologies; strong problem solving skills; ability to effectively participate in work teams, supervise students, and multi-task; strong interpersonal and communication skills; customer service orientation. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume (including contact information for three professional references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. For full consideration, please submit application materials by June 5, 2015. EOE


DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS – Missouri Western State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of External Relations. The Director of External Relations serves on the President’s Cabinet and is responsible for building and sustaining strong and positive relationships with government officials, policy makers and University advocates with the highest degree of confidentiality, in order to advance the University’s strategic goals. The position also has oversight of select institutional compliance requirements.

As Director of External Relations, this position:
• Provides information and advice to colleagues on the President’s Cabinet and to others on campus on a variety of strategic issues;
• Develops strategies with national, state and local decision-makers and their staff members to accomplish the University’s legislative and funding initiatives;
• Organizes and facilitates communications and meetings with external constituencies including public policy makers, government officials, and advocates for the University;
• Prepares policy statements, speeches and presentations as requested by the President;
• Provides oversight of selected institutional events;
• Provides oversight of the University’s compliance with the federal Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) as well as other institutional compliance initiatives;
• Assists and/or represents the University on statewide panels or committees such as the Department of Higher Education and the Council of Public Higher Education (CoPHE);
• Serves as a project manager for special projects and assigned tasks assigned by the President;
• Provides some supervisory assistance for staff in the Office of the President

Preferred credentials:
• Master’s degree or Juris Doctorate;
• Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a professional demeanor in communicating with a wide range of constituencies;
• Significant experience/understanding of legislative processes, executive branch organization and process; familiarity with the State of Missouri legislative arena;
• Significant experience in higher education; specific knowledge of higher education-related policy, legislation, and regulatory matters;
• Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver presentations to various sizes of groups;
• High level of personal integrity, diplomacy, discretion and tact;
• Ability to build and maintain working relationships with all campus constituencies.

Application process:
Qualified individuals must send a letter of application, a detailed resume and contact information, including email addresses and phone numbers of at least five professional references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. For full consideration please submit materials by June 15, 2015, position will remain open until a successful candidate is identified. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. and receipt of official transcripts. An appointment is not final until documents are provided. For more information about our University, please visit our website at: www.missouriwestern.edu.

Missouri Western State University is an Equal Employment and Educational Opportunity Institution.


APPLICATIONS/DUAL CREDIT SUPPORT SPECIALIST – Has day-to-day responsibility for implementing and maintaining 25Live (CollegeNet scheduling system); provides support for Web site development; supports faculty use of video capture systems (e.g., Panopto); uses ClassClimate and other systems for course evaluations and campus surveys, including the generation of reports; works with campus departments, students and external entities to schedule classes, meetings and events; maintains campus scheduling system and generates scheduling reports; and assists in visits to regional high schools to enroll dual credit students. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in computer related field, experience with content management systems preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the duties of the job. Must have excellent computer and communication skills, with the ability to interact with a wide array of people in a friendly, supportive and professional manner. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume (including contact information for at least three references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. For consideration, please submit your application materials by June 22nd, 2015. EOE


ASSISTANT DIRECTOR- INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT & STUDENT SERVICES- This position provides comprehensive year-long support services for Western’s international students; represents the University in matters relating to compliance and recordkeeping for the Federal Government and serves as the campus PDSO and RO as authorized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State; provides orientation and ongoing programming for students; provides educational opportunities for the campus and community; monitors the status of international students throughout the year; and, assists the Director of International Recruitment in the recruitment process. REQUIRED: Master’s degree and three years’ experience related to international student advising and support services in a higher education environment; at least three years’ experience as a PDSO or DSO and experience as an RO or ARO; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. PREFER: Strong intercultural experience, knowledge of a second language and experience with Study Abroad. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S., as Federal regulations require that the PDSO be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume (including contact information for three references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. For full consideration apply by June 26, 2015. For more information about our university, please visit our website at: www.missouriwestern.edu. EOE


DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING-Missouri Western State University invites applications for the Director of Public Relations and Marketing. This position develops, implements, and measures the public relations and marketing program for the University including internal communications, branding, advertising, special events, social media and media relations. REQUIRED: Bachelors degree in Public Relations, Communication, Marketing, Journalism, or related area (Masters degree preferred), and 7 years of experience in public relations and marketing, or media relations; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Brand management, social media management and experience with developing integrated marketing plans, analyzing research, supervision and budget management preferred. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications listed, statement of professional and managerial philosophy, resume (including contact information for three professional references), and writing samples to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. For maximum consideration application materials should be submitted by June 25, 2015. Search will remain open until position is filled. For more information, please visit our website www.missouriwestern.edu. EOE


ADMISSIONS/ADVISEMENT COORDINATOR– The Department of Nursing and Allied Health invites applications for the position of Admission/Advisement Coordinator serving students seeking admission to nursing and allied health programs. Duties will include overseeing the recruitment, retention, admission and academic advisement of department majors and pre-majors, coordinating marketing and recruitment efforts and advising prospective students. This position requires knowledge of the current healthcare job market and hiring practices, general knowledge of curriculum administration and skill with multiple computer software applications. Candidate must possess strong communication and organizational skills. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field (Master’s preferred), management experience; 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 a cover letter and resume (including contact information for three references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. For full consideration please submit all materials by June 29, 2015. EOE


HEAD WOMEN’S TENNIS COACH– Missouri Western State University invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Tennis Coach. Missouri Western is an NCAA Division II member which successfully competes in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA). The successful candidate will be responsible for all phases of the tennis program including recruitment of quality student-athletes, academic success of student-athletes, scheduling, enhancing public relations, fund-raising, budget, adherence to NCAA and MIAA rules and regulations. The Head Coach will be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals, and mission of both the University and its Intercollegiate Athletics program. Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree and coaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have successful coaching experience at the collegiate level, prior experience in recruiting, fiscal management skills, and excellent organizational and communication skills. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume (including contact information for at least three professional references) electronically only to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until filled. EOE


DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS SPECIALIST– the Developmental Mathematics Specialist teaches, tutors, and advises students for the Center for Success in Mathematics. The successful candidate will primarily teach developmental mathematics courses, evaluate and monitor the progress of students enrolled in the developmental math classes, tutor and assist students in the Center for Success in Mathematics, serve as academic advisor, and assist with student registration. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Mathematics/Mathematics Education or related field; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and knowledge of ALEKS instructional software preferred. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U.S. An appointment is not final until all documents are provided. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references (including name, address, phone number, and email addresses) electronically only to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Please submit all materials by July 3, 2015. EOE


DEAN OF STUDENTS/TITLE IX COORDINATOR– Missouri Western State University is seeking applications for the position of Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator. The Dean reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and has primary responsibility for coordinating and executing investigations related to Title IX, ensuring compliance with University policies, and federal and state regulations. This position develops and facilitates institution-wide training programs and activities related to the University’s Title IX compliance obligations; and overseeing the University student judicial processes, including the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) for the University. The Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator will collaborate with a variety of on and off campus entities to ensure that students, faculty, and staff are aware of their options and resources with respect to reporting and filing complaints of Student Code of Conduct violations or filing complaints alleging sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator has ultimate responsibility for compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of the 1972 Civil Rights Act and the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization of 2012 (VAWA) and compiles statistical data for institutional and Clery reporting. REQUIRED: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, (Master’s degree in social work/psychology or higher education administration preferred); three years’ progressively responsible experience in a related field; knowledge and experience with gender based violence; higher education experience and Title IX training and investigator certification 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 a resume, cover letter, and contact information for five references (including names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. For full consideration, please submit materials by July 21, 2015. EOE