Human Resources

Administrative/Professional Opportunities

Last Updated
May 25, 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


DEVELOPMENTAL READING PROGRAM COORDINATOR– the Developmental Reading Program Coordinator oversees and manages the daily operation of the Developmental Reading Program (DRP), shares teaching responsibilities, makes policy and curriculum recommendations, and assists in the supervision of the Center for Academic Support. The successful candidate will primarily teach a seven course load in developmental reading classes, supervise and schedule lecturers and adjunct instructors, assist the Director of the Center for Academic Support and other coordinators with the operation and administration of the Center, advise Freshman, design and maintain DRP database, select, train, supervise and evaluate tutors, administers the reading placement exam during all New Student Registration Programs, and assists with registration and orientation. REQUIRED: Master’s degree in Education, English or Composition, Linguistics, Reading Education or related field and three years of teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level (supervisory experience preferred); 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 reading content and pedagogy of reading instruction for adult learners, and higher education policies 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 April 22, 2016. EOE


MANAGER OF ITS- CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENT, AND TELEPHONE SERVICES– the Manager of Information Technology Services- Contracts, Procurement, and Telephone Services is responsible for establishing and maintaining technology contracts for the ITS department and the campus, procuring hardware and software for all technology purchases for the campus, managerial oversight of the Telephone Services department, managerial oversight for the ITS and Telephone Services budgets, and evaluating/recommending the strategic direction of the campus-wide communications systems and policies. Duties will include compiling bid specifications, acquiring hardware and software, managing the Telephone Services Department personnel, evaluating telephone technologies, monitoring federal regulations, providing strategic oversight regarding telephone services and policies, and returning defective or incorrect products to vendors or manufacturers. This position requires knowledge of various software packages, computer hardware and supplies specifications, and telephone systems. Candidate must possess strong communication and organizational skills. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in a technology or business related major and at least two years of experience in purchasing and business; 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. Please submit all materials by June 10, 2016. EOE


ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR– Responsibilities include set-up and carry through of high school visits within the recruitment territory, attend scheduled college fairs, conduct appropriate follow-up via phone, written correspondence and email. Considerable travel involved which includes overnight travel Sunday through Thursday during the 6 month recruiting season; making contacts/developing relationships with counselors. When not traveling will meet with prospective students and parents in the office, evaluate transcripts and provide academic advisement, attend all admissions events and all new student registration programs. REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree; 1 year of experience in student recruiting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties. Good written and verbal communications, interpersonal skills, time management and working with diverse external and internal contacts. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. PREFER: Knowledge of MWSU programs/services, and experience conducting high school visits, college fairs and/or campus tours. Official transcripts must be provided prior to hiring. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume (including contact information for 3 professional references) to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Please submit materials by June 3, 2016. EOE


EVENTS & NEW STUDENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR– The Events & New Student Program Coordinator is responsible for designing, implementing and managing all first-year programming for the University, including registration programs, Griffon Edge Orientation and recruitment events. Duties include family programming in addition to on-going transition services; acting as the instructor of record for Griffon Edge; coordinating special programs and visits; recruit, select, train and evaluate student leaders for first-year programs functions (Registration Leaders, Griffon Edge Leaders, etc.); providing oversight for first-year program budgets; and participating as an active member of NODA (National Orientation Directors Association). REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in management, marketing, communications or related field; prefer a minimum of two years’ experience in higher education, one of those years within student orientation, transition and/or family programming, including greater levels of responsibility and accountability; 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 at least three work references) electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. Application materials must be submitted by June 3, 2016. 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 June 20, 2016 and continue until position is filled. EOE


INSTRUCTORS – ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE – Depending on enrollment, the University will need part-time instructors and/or a full-time instructor (one year renewable appointment) to teach (1) Grammar & Composition, (2) Academic Writing, (3) Reading, and (4) Listening & Speaking for international students with beginning to advanced skills in English. Additionally, the potential full-time position may include student advisement responsibilities, depending on course enrollments. REQUIRED: Graduate degree with ESOL coursework; 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) electronically to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Materials should be submitted as soon as possible; however, the position(s) will remain open until filled. EOE