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Welcome! At Millikin University, we strive to employ dedicated and dynamic individuals who truly care about making a difference in the lives of our students by enhancing their overall academic journey. We believe that every employee counts when it comes to delivering an exceptional experience for the Millikin University student. 

As a demonstration of the University’s devotion to each of its employees, we offer excellent benefits, beautiful facilities and a warm and friendly working environment. Thank you for expressing an interest in Millikin University, and we hope you will consider joining the Millikin family.

Millikin University is currently recruiting for the position listed below. To learn more about each position, click on the position(s) that interest you to obtain more information about the duties, qualifications, application procedures and application deadlines. Millikin University has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Administrative and Staff Positions:
After reading the detailed position description of the Open Position, click on the “Apply Now” tab and complete the online application. Positions may require a cover letter and resume along with your online application. The online application requires applicants to use the correct date format. Small calendars may be viewed under the following sections:
• Date available for work
• Education
• Employment History
Please click on the calendars to view the appropriate date format and use this format throughout the application.  Upon submission of application, you will receive a message stating, “Thank you for applying” if your application was successfully submitted.

Faculty Positions:
After reading the detailed position description, applicants should follow the application procedures listed in the position description and submit all application materials to the Chair of the Search Committee’s email address.


Open Positions at Millikin
expandAdministrative Assistant II - School of Education
Category: Staff
Job Description:

Division of College of Professional Studies

Job Description

 

Position Title:     Administrative Assistant II       

Department:      School of Education

FLSA Category:  Non-Exempt               

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Director of School of Education

Works Closely with:  Coordinator of Clinical Practices, Licensure Officer, Full-time and Part-time faculty, students, PACE Academic Advisor

Directly Supervises:  Student Workers

 

Job Summary:  The job of the Administrative Assistant II for the School of Education is to provide secretarial support to the Director of the School of Education and the Coordinator of Clinical Practices.  This person also oversees general office functions and assists all full and part-time faculty when needed.

 

VALUES

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

·Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·Civil debate

·Passion and enthusiasm

·Dignity and respect for individuals

·A diverse and inclusive community

·Integrity and responsibility

·Advancement of the greater good

Primary Responsibilities:

·Support the administrative activities of the Director of the School of Education

·Operate LiveText and Field Experience Module, an online database of assessments and clinical placements

·Maintain physical space of the School of Education Office suite and the English Learning Center, as well as student resources including social media accounts.

·Aid with Recruitment of new students by calling, emailing, and setting appointments for Director with districts and schools, assembling materials for recruitment visits, providing communication from office to Director while on recruitment trips, following up communications to all schools/districts visited

·Manage the School of Education budget

·Build course schedules for each cohort in progress or beginning, including sequencing classes, coordinating dates and faculty, and reserving classroom space for all courses offered.

·Assist in the process of all paperwork for newly hired adjuncts/supervisors, to Provost, Dean, HR, IT including contracts, textbook ordering, materials and supplies, adjunct office space, keys, security, parking, and LiveText registration and instruction.

·Manage student files for advising and assist faculty with advising preparations

·Coordinate Education Division meetings and functions (i.e. prepare materials, order catering, reserve rooms and equipment, general organization of events).

·Support the Coordinator of Clinical Practices by tracking and recording student admission and progression data.

·Oversee School of Education communications including the distribution of monthly/quarterly newsletters, online updates, and division website.     

·Supervise work study students by delineating tasks according to available times and abilities.

·Assist faculty with attainment of needs such as classroom equipment, supplies, delivery of university services materials.

·Ensure positive SoE Public Relations including professional assistance for all visitors to the School of Education.

·Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of School of Education.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

A high school degree, with some college credits preferred.

·Three to five years prior office or work related experience.

·Intuitive with technology, ability to learn/manage multiple online programs, including all social media, LiveText, FEM.

·Knowledge or ability to learn the requirements for all Education Programs.

·Knowledge or ability to learn University policies, procedures, campus resources, and support services.

·Ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the University.

·Sensitivity to the diverse needs of students.

·Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher).

·Excellent communication skills (oral and written).

·Exceptional organizational and problem solving skills; flexibility and willingness to accept change.

·Ability to work collaboratively with others.

·Able to problem solve difficult and complex interpersonal relationships as they pertain to the mentoring of teacher candidates through their student teaching and into their first year of teaching.

 

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity: 

·Ability to operate a keyboard.

Physical Effort: 

·Typically sitting at a desk or table.

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range.

·Ability to lift approximately 30 pounds.

Working Conditions:  

·Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas.


To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29610.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

expandAdmission Counselor - Admission
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Division of Enrollment
Job Description

 

Position Title:   Admission Counselor
Department
:     Admission
FLSA Category
:   Exempt

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Dean of Admission

Works Closely with:  Associate and Assistant Director of Admission, Director of Transfer Admission, Support Staff

Job Summary: This position serves as University representative charged with recruiting and enrolling undergraduate students.  The position requires extensive overnight travel, flexible scheduling of hours including evenings and weekends and ability to work independently to achieve institutional and divisional goals and objectives.

VALUES

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

·         Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·         Civil debate

·         Passion and enthusiasm

·         Dignity and respect for individuals

·         A diverse and inclusive community

·         Integrity and responsibility

·         Advancement of the greater good


Primary Responsibilities: (Recruitment)

1.       Set and achieve individual territory enrollment goals.

2.       Represent Millikin University at high schools, college day/night programs and community events.

3.       Meet with prospective students and families during campus visits.

4.       Develop and maintain relationships with hundreds new students each academic year, requiring consistent communication (phone calls, email, social media, etc). 

5.       Help students and families through the enrollment process (application, admission, financial aid and registration).

 6.       Develop and maintain relationships with high school guidance counselors, athletic coaches and alumni within one’s territory.


Primary Responsibilities: (Administration)

 

1.       Responsible for all data entry using SCT Banner and Hobsons.

2.       Routinely and accurately communicate progress to goals. 

3.       Document necessary information from campus and travel visits.

 

Other Duties:

1.       Attend regularly scheduled campus staff meetings.

2.       Follow up with first-year students on satisfaction.

3.       Serve as a campus tour guide when students are not available.

4.       Analyze territory trends to make number predictions and recommendations for strategy modification.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of one-year admission, recruitment, student counseling or related professional experience preferred
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated familiarity with and ability to use web-based technologies and communication media
  • Ability to work with various constituencies
  • Successful candidate will demonstrate a positive attitude and independent work ethic.
  • Preference will be given to Millikin University graduates.

 

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity:

·         Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

·         Occasionally sitting at a desk or table

·         Occasionally standing or walking

·         Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

·         Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more

Working Conditions:

·         Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas

·         alternative or flexible work schedules

·         Extensive travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:

 

Background Checks and/or Testing:

          X  Background and criminal history check

              Physical exam

              Drug test

          X  Driving record check

              Credit Check

              Other:                                   

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29360. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

expandAssistant Director of Student Success - Office of Student Success
Category: Administrative
Job Description:


Division of Enrollment
Job Description

Position Title:  Assistant Director of Student Success

Department:    Office of Student Success         

FLSA Category:      Exempt                      

Working Relationships:
Reports to: Director of Student Success

Works Closely with: Director of Student Success, OSS Student Development Staff Member, Faculty Members, and Administrative Assistant II 

Directly Supervises: EDGE Mentors, Peer Student, Para-Professionals

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Director will work closely with the Director and other OSS staff members in developing and implementing strategies that focus on retention and persistence of our students. The Assistant Director will have the primary responsibilities for developing and implementing the EDGE Program, a program for first-year freshmen at Millikin needing to enhance their academic skills. The Assistant Director teaches IN 110 and IN 113 courses: Academic Strategies and Exploratory Studies; employing intrusive strategies and meeting with students individually to improve their academic performance. The Assistant Director also supervises and trains interns and peer learning assistants; assists in compiling and reporting data for reporting, and offers workshops and classroom presentations. Additionally, the Assistant Director assists in the delivery of accommodations to students with documented disabilities. Evening and weekend responsibilities are frequent in this position.

 

VALUES

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the Program Director for the EDGE Program, facilitating EDGE events and collaborating with Faculty to develop EDGE Summer curriculum and ongoing delivery and assessment of the program.
  • Select, train, supervise, and evaluate EDGE Mentors.
  • Utilize Banner and Hobsons to provide effective and efficient advising to students while maintaining student confidentiality.
  • Work closely with the Director of Student Success and Administrative Assistant II in the delivery of accommodations to students with documented disabilities.
  • Coordinate instruction for IN 113 one-credit courses that include but aren’t limited to Exploratory Studies.
  • Coordinate instruction for IN 110, Strategies for Academic Success; a one-credit course for students on academic probation.
  • Assist students on academic probation in developing individualized action plans for returning to good academic standing.
  • Provide individualized advising support and resources for students from all backgrounds and ability levels.
  • Assist students who change their major to Exploratory Studies, helping them navigate the curriculum.
  • Maintain knowledge on and educate the Millikin University community of current best practices in student affairs regarding retention and student persistence.
  • Provide an annual report to the Director of the Office of Student Success regarding retention initiatives and strategies.
  • Serve as an advocate for student success through frequent attendance at campus and community programs, events, and activities.
  • Serve as a secondary advisor on the Student Development secondary advising program. 
  • Assist the Office of Student Success in implementation of the Peer Mentor Program. 
  • Provide information and edit of Millikin Office of Student Success Web pages.

Other Duties:

  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Student Success.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in higher education, college student personnel, or related field.
  • One to two years’ experience working within higher education, particularly working with at risk populations.
  • Experience in the development and creation of innovative student services programs.
  • Demonstrated understanding and strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Experience in academic plans and working with students with disabilities.
  • Ability to work in partnership with staff, faculty, administrators, and student leaders.
  • Understanding of student development with competence in departure theory, involvement theory, and other student development theories.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and reprioritize projects as needed.
  • The successful candidate should be proficient in all Microsoft office applications, comfortable with internet applications and student information systems, and have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and technological skills.

 

Work Environment:
Manual Dexterity: 

  • Dexterity to operate a keyboard.

Physical Effort: 

  • Typically sitting at a desk or table
  • Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less
  • Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

Working Conditions:  

  • Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas.

Hazards:  None

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

X  Background and criminal history check
£ Physical exam
£ Drug test
£ Driving record check
£ Credit check
£ Other: _______________________ 

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29492.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

expandAssistant Football Coaching Intern - Athletics
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Position Title:           Assistant Football Coaching Intern

Department:            Athletics

FLSA:                     Internship

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:              Head Football Coach

Works Closely with:  Athletic Department Staff; Football Team Members

 

Position Summary:   This position will report to the Head Football Coach.  This internship is designed as a 10 month educational experience from August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his skill development and coaching ability in one or more position areas.  The appointment is for one year,with a possible one year renewal.Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible.

 

Values:

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good

 

Primary Responsibilities - Intern Functions:         

Under the guidance of the Head Football Coach, the Intern will:

  1. Learn the process for recruiting successful student athletes.
  2. Assist in recruitment and retention of football players for Millikin University.
  3. Gain an understanding for the role of the student athlete in a DIII Athletic Program.
  4. Develop skills to compete for a full time assistant coaching position or graduate assistantship.
  5. Serve as a position coach.
  6. Develop ability to break down film in conjunction with other football staff.
  7. Develop ability to monitor academic progress of student-athletes.

Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

  1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond football.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Collegiate playing experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills

 

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity:

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

          Physical Effort:

·Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping

·Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

          Working Conditions:

·Outdoor exposure to weather

·Alternative or flexible work schedule

·Travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:None

 

The stipend for this internship is $5000, and also includes a $1500 food allowance and on-campus housing.  This internship does not necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship. 

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29044.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

expandAssistant Men's Baseball Coach Intern - Athletics
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Division of Enrollment (Athletics)

Job Description

 

Position Title:      Assistant Men’s Baseball Coach Intern     

Department:         Athletics

FLSA Category:   Internship                    

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:    Head Men’s Baseball Coach

Works Closely with:    Athletic Department Staff, Baseball Team Members

Directly Supervises:  N/A

 

Job Summary:  This position will report to the Head Men’s Baseball Coach.  This internship is designed as a 10-month educational experience from August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more positions.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one-year renewal.  Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible.

VALUES

 

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

·Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·Civil debate

·Passion and enthusiasm

·Dignity and respect for individuals

·A diverse and inclusive community

·Integrity and responsibility

·Advancement of the greater good

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

Under the guidance of the Head Men’s Baseball Coach, the Intern will:

 

1. Assist with identification, evaluation, and recruitment of student-athletes.

2.         Assist in all areas of team performance, including pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition.

3.         Design, plan and execute the year-round training program for the goalkeeper development and performance.

4.         Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and provide encouragement, support and referral assistance as appropriate.

5.         Assist in the day-to-day operations, including but not limited to, video breakdown, travel plans, equipment and budget management.

6.         Assist and become active in promoting the program       through social media.

7.         Implement and develop fundraising strategies to support annual operating budget.

8.         Perform other duties as assigned by the Men’s Head Baseball Coach.

Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

1.Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.

2.Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.

3.Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond soccer.

Other Duties:

1.         Other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s Baseball Coach and Athletic Director.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

·Bachelor’s Degree

·Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

·Coaching and/or playing experience at the men’s collegiate level

·The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills.

 

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity: 

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

·Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping

·Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

Working Conditions:  

·Outdoor exposure to weather

·Alternate or flexible work schedules

·Travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:  None

Background Checks and or Testing:

              

            X  Background and criminal history check

            £Physical exam

            £Drug test

            £Driving record check

            X  Credit check

            £Other: _______________________ 

The stipend for this 10-month internship is $5000, and also includes a $1500 food allowance and on-campus housing.  This internship does not necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29746. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

expandAssistant Men's Soccer Coach Intern - Athletics
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Division of Enrollment (Athletics)

Job Description

 

Position Title:           Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Intern

Department:            Athletics

FLSA:                     Internship


Working Relationships:

Reports to:              Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Works closely with:   Athletic Department Staff, Soccer Team Members

 

Position Summary:    This position will report to the Head Men’s Soccer Coach.  This internship is designed as a 10 month educational experience from August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more positions.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal.  Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible.

 

Values

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good

Primary Responsibilities:     

Under the guidance of the Head Men’s Soccer Coach, the Intern will:

  1. Assist with identification, evaluation, and recruitment of student-athletes.
  2. Assist in all areas of team performance, including pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition.
  3. Design, plan and execute the year-round training program for the goalkeeper development and performance.
  4. Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and provide encouragement, support and referral assistance as appropriate.
  5. Assist in the day-to-day operations, including not limited to, video breakdown, travel plans, equipment, and budget management.
  6. Assist and become active in promoting the program through social media.
  7. Implement and develop fundraising strategies to support annual operating budget.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Mean’s Head Soccer Coach.

Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

  1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond soccer.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Coaching and/or playing experience at the men’s collegiate level
  • Goalkeeping coaching and playing experience preferred
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills.

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity:

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

          Physical Effort:

·Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping

·Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

          Working Conditions:

·Outdoor exposure to weather

·Alternate or flexible work schedules

·Travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

            X Background and criminal history check

            £Physical exam

            £Drug test

            X  Driving record check

            £Credit check

            £Other: _______________________ 

 

The stipend for this internship is $5000, and also includes a $1500 food allowance and on-campus housing.  This internship does not necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29750.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

expandAssistant Women's Soccer Coach Intern - Athletics
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Position Title:           Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach Intern

Department:            Athletics

FLSA:                     Internship

Working Relationships:

Reports to:              Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Works closely with:   Athletic Department Staff, Soccer Team Members

 

Position Summary:   This position will report to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.  This internship is designed as a 10 month educational experience from mid-July or August 1 to May 31 and is designed to give an individual with an interest in coaching the opportunity to hone his or her skill development and coaching ability in one or more positions.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal. Pursuing a graduate degree at a nearby university may be possible.

 

Values

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

  • Commitment to the discovery of knowledge
  • Civil debate
  • Passion and enthusiasm
  • Dignity and respect for individuals
  • A diverse and inclusive community
  • Integrity and responsibility
  • Advancement of the greater good

 

Primary Responsibilities:     

Under the guidance of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach, the Intern will:

 

  1. Assist with identification, evaluation, and recruitment of student-athletes.
  2. Assist in all areas of team performance, including pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition.
  3. Design, plan and execute the year-round training program for the goalkeeper development and performance.
  4. Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and provide encouragement, support and referral assistance as appropriate.
  5. Assist in the day-to-day operations, including not limited to, video breakdown, travel plans, equipment, and budget management.
  6. Assist and become active in promoting the program through social media.
  7. Implement and develop fundraising strategies to support annual operating budget.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.

 

Under the guidance of the Athletic Director, the Intern will:

 

  1. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the structure and organization of the NCAA, specifically Division III.
  2. Have an opportunity to gain an understanding of the role of athletics in a relatively small comprehensive University.
  3. Have an opportunity to gain exposure to athletic operations and event management beyond soccer.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level
  • Goalkeeping coaching and playing experience preferred
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate effective and excellent leadership, motivational, organizational and interpersonal skills.

 

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity:

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

          Physical Effort:

·Typically sitting/standing/bending/stooping

·Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

          Working Conditions:

·Outdoor exposure to weather

·Alternate or flexible work schedules

·Travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

            X Background and criminal history check

            £Physical exam

            £Drug test

            X  Driving record check

            £Credit check

            £Other: _______________________ 

 

The stipend for this internship is $5000, and also includes a $1500 food allowance and on-campus housing.  This internship does not necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29285.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

expandAssistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship - Center for Entrepreneurship
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Are you a passionate, creative, innovative, collaborative entrepreneur who holds a doctorate?  Millikin University seeks such a tenure-track faculty member to begin August 1, 2016.

Millikin and the Tabor School of Business’ hallmark is performance learning – creating opportunities for students to perform for third-party stakeholders early and often.  This Assistant/Associate Professor must be dedicated to providing performance learning opportunities for students.  In collaboration with our nationally recognized Center for Entrepreneurship and disciplines embracing entrepreneurship across campus, Tabor offers an entrepreneurship major, minor in entrepreneurship for non-business majors, undergraduate certificate in entrepreneurship, undergraduate certificate in arts entrepreneurship, and a graduate certificate in entrepreneurship.

 

Job Responsibilities

·Teach in the undergraduate entrepreneurship program including Blue Connection, a student-run retail art venture, and the MBA program as needed.

·Collaborate with the Center for Entrepreneurship, across disciplines, and the larger community (locally,regionally, and nationally) in providing leadership and support in curriculum development, including numerous multi-disciplinary, nationally recognized arts entrepreneurship student-run ventures.

·Conduct relevant scholarship in the field of entrepreneurship.

·Advise and mentor students, both academically and professionally.

·Engage in university, community, and professional service.

 

Job Qualifications

·Doctoral degree in entrepreneurship required or non-entrepreneurship doctoral degree with ample graduate coursework in entrepreneurship.  Doctorate must be awarded before August 2016.

·Demonstrated excellence in teaching entrepreneurship.

·Demonstrated scholarship in the field of entrepreneurship.

·Entrepreneurial experience or substantial experience in leading and launching a venture within an organization is a must.

·Evidence of ability to develop external business relationships locally and globally.

·Evidence of the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a dynamic educator with innovate ideas who is comfortable with ambiguity and capable of engaging students through entrepreneurial endeavors and student-run venture laboratories.  The candidate will need to build relationships with students and faculty from many disciplines and with the broader community of business practitioners.

For more information about Blue Connection:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GligWHa_kts

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit the following information to http://apply.interfolio.com/29557.

·Cover letter that addresses how you meet the job qualifications, including what courses you are qualified to teach, and why you are a good fit for Millikin

·Vitae

·Teaching philosophy

·4 references, academic and industry

·Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

expandAssociate or Full Professor and Chair - Department of Theatre & Dance
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

College of Fine Arts: Department of Theatre and Dance

Associate or Full Professor and Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance

DESCRIPTION

            The Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance leads the department in curricular and production activities for six undergraduate degree programs (BFA in Musical Theatre, BFA emphases in Acting, Design & Production, Stage Management, Theatre Administration, and BA in Theatre), and supports the development of twelve full-time faculty members, 3-5 adjunct instructors, and 3 FTE staff serving an average student enrollment of 200 majors.  Additionally, the Chair is the Producer/Artistic Director of a six-show commercial season in three performance venues.  Seasons include musicals, plays, operas, and dance concerts. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Fine Arts.

Required qualifications:

·Earned doctorate or MFA in theatre discipline

·Minimum of five years teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree theatre program

·Demonstrated leadership in theatre in higher education environment

·Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship/artistic achievement, and service

Preferred qualifications:

·Experiencei n professional theatre at the regional level

·Experience in non-profit arts management and development

Responsibilities:

Academic

·Collaborates with theatre faculty and other university departments to generate course offerings and schedules in a highly sequenced curriculum

·Leads and supports faculty in revising or enhancing curriculum for all majors, and presents curricular and programmatic revisions to the Council on Curriculum for approval

·Evaluates and supports development of faculty at all levels of  rank  according to university guidelines as stated in  Policies and Procedures: Faculty

·Oversees assessment and accreditation practices and reporting

·Hires adjunct faculty, staff, and guest artists

·Oversees recruitment activities and initiatives for all degree programs

·Presides over department meetings

·Develops departmental operating budget in consultation with faculty

·Communicates and collaborates  with campus stakeholders,including the School of Music, the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Office of Alumni and Development

·Teaches the equivalent of 4 courses per academic year

·Has primary responsibility for general oversight and improvement of facilities,equipment, and related resources necessary to the effectiveness and success of the program

Producer/Artistic Director

·Oversees activities and decisions of the season selection committee

·Oversees the assignments of faculty, student or guest artists to direct, choreograph,and design six fully produced performances in three spaces per academic year

·Provides artistic and/or managerial guidance to production teams

·Monitors rehearsals and design/construction processes

·Plans and implements season marketing 

·Communicates with external stakeholders for audience and donor development

·Oversees casting of productions to maintain educational and developmental opportunities for student performers

·Sets and monitors production budgets

To apply, please email a cover letter, current CV, a statement of academic leadership philosophy, a list of 3-5 references with contact information, and copies of transcripts validating completion of terminal degree to Theatresearch@millikin.edu by September 15, 2015.  Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of backgroundcheck.  Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.  

 

 

expandDirector of International Recruitment - Admission
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Division of Enrollment & Marketing

Job Description

 

Position Title:         Director of International Recruitment    

Department:          Office of Admission 

FLSA Category:      Exempt                    

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Dean of Admission

Works Closely with:  Admission, Academics, Student Financial Services, Center for International Education, English Language Center

 

Job Summary:  The Director of International Admission is a full time position in the Office of Admission. Reporting directly to the Dean of Admission, the Director will have the primary responsibility to recruit international students from around the world to enroll in Millikin’s various degree and non-degree academic programs. The Director will implement strategic enrollment plans using best practices to achieve international recruitment goals.

 

VALUES

 

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

·Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·Civil debate

·Passion and enthusiasm

·Dignity and respect for individuals

·A diverse and inclusive community

·Integrity and responsibility

·Advancement of the greater good

 

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Recruit admissible international students for degree-seeking or non-degree seeking academic programs including undergraduate programs, Intensive English Instruction programs, graduate programs and customized programs. Terms may range from few weeks to a semester  to four years.  

2. Manage the recruitment process for international students by contacting prospective students, reviewing applications and making admission recommendations.

3. Communicate effectively and consistently with prospective and admitted students and their parents and keep a log of communications and recruitment activities.

4. Plan, organize and execute necessary and frequent travel needed to recruit international students and maintain and develop international partnerships.

5. Enhance existing and build new strategic relationships with partners to maximize partner relationships to benefit both Millikin and the partner institution/organization.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

·Three years of experience within International Recruitment and Admissions at a US college or university

·Strong organizational and communication skills, including the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with non-English speakers and individuals with diverse backgrounds and cultures

·International travel experience related to student recruitment and partnership-building

·Proficient computer skills including presentation development and social media skills

·Valid passport and driver’s license

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·Master’s degree

·Four or more years of experience within International Recruitment and Admissions at a US college or university

·Knowledge of international higher education systems

·Experience in recruitment of sponsored students

·Experience in working with agents and partner institutions

·Knowledge of trends in international student recruitment and emerging student markets

·Fluency in a second language

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity: 

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort: 

·Typically sitting at a desk or table

·Occasional lifting 25 lbs. or less

·Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

·Hearing and visual acuity within normal range

Working Conditions:  

·Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas

 

Hazards:  None

 

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

            

          X  Background and criminal history check

          £ Physical exam

          £ Drug test

          £ Driving record check

          £ Credit check

          £ Other: _______________________  

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29768.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and full benefit package. https://www.millikin.edu/humanresources/benefits


expandDirector of Transfer Admission - Admission
Category: Administrative
Job Description:
Position Title: Director of Transfer Admission    

Department: Office of Admission 

FLSA Category: Exempt            

Working Relationships:
Reports to:  Dean of Admission

Works Closely With: Registrar’s Office, Provost, Academic Deans and Academic Department Chairs

Position Summary: The Director of Transfer Admission at Millikin University serves as the primary recruiter of undergraduate transfer students. The position requires a broad understanding of academic goals in higher education that lead to a baccalaureate degree, detailed understanding of Millikin University’s curriculum and academic structure, and skills in articulating coursework from a variety of academic institutions nationwide. Additionally, the position requires excellent communication skills in diverse environments and the ability to work independently to achieve institutional and divisional goals and objectives. The Director uses "best practices" recruiting methods and approved marketing messages to recruit and enroll transfer applicants capable of matriculating and graduating from Millikin University.


VALUES

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

·         Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·         Civil debate

·         Passion and enthusiasm

·         Dignity and respect for individuals

·         A diverse and inclusive community

·         Integrity and responsibility

·         Advancement of the greater good


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Nurture, build, and sustain ongoing professional relationships with prospective transfer students and those who influence them to achieve assigned enrollment management objectives.

·         Become familiar with transfer student culture and any distinctive aspects of the culture, including but not limited to sources of students, preferences of students, and sources of competition. Learn and use what works best in this culture for achievement of enrollment management objectives.

·         Research the potential for travel and recruiting programs, develop a plan for off-campus activities to achieve enrollment management objectives most effectively, present this plan for the Dean of Admission’s approval, and then execute the approved plan within the approved budget.

·         Develop alliances with key community college administrators and advising staff through regularly scheduled visits and routine recruitment contacts.

·         Cultivate college counselors, faculty and other constituencies to assist with the recruitment process.

·         Regularly monitor the inquiry, prospect, application, and deposit numbers to focus on attaining assigned objectives.

·         Continually re-qualify the inquiry pool, so that the inquiries most likely to enroll are contacted on a regular basis.

·         Monitor the receipt of applications and determine the best next steps in the recruitment process for each applicant.

·         Ensure that all inbound and outbound communication with prospects and applicants is accurately recorded in an extremely timely manner within the appropriate software using protocols.

·         Evaluate applications for admission making each admit/deny decision using discretionary professional judgment about the applicant's academic preparation, academic work ethic, and fit for academic programs at Millikin University.

·         Document activity and decisions about applications for admission in accordance with established standards.

·         Communicate with prospective students about financial aid, financial resources, and how to pay for college.

·         Perform transcript evaluations and communicate transferability of credit to prospective students in a timely manner.

·         In conjunction with the University Registrar, maintain and update articulations for university-wide curriculum.

·         Serve as admission counselor for domestic non-degree seeking and readmit students, in addition to serving transfer students.

·         Other duties as assigned, including:

o   Support day-to-day function of the Admission Office.

o   Follow-up with enrolled transfer students in an informal, as needed basis.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

·         Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

·         Minimum of three-year admission, recruitment, student counseling or related professional experience preferred.

·         Ability and desire to effectively and credibly interact with transfer students, parents, university faculty, university administrators, and faculty and staff of external colleges/community colleges.

·         Ability and desire to articulate key aspects and benefits of a Millikin University education.

·         Organized, accurate, detail oriented, and extremely timely in customer service and sales situations.

·         Ability and willingness to learn and properly use Enrollment technology in routine performance of daily job functions.

·         Valid driver's license. Clean driving record.

·         Availability and willingness to work M-F 8AM-5PM as well as extended evening and weekend hours as needed, and willingness to enthusiastically travel to recruit transfer students. These busy times may occur several months per year.

·         Ability to develop, collect, analyze, and interpret data used for student recruitment.

·         Outstanding writing and communication skills pertinent to business correspondence.

·         Outstanding telephone usage skills.

·         Demonstrated ability to self-manage time, activity, and spending, staying focused on accomplishment of objectives.

·         Outstanding presentation skills.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • Requires daily use of Groupwise Email, Ellucian (Student Information System), Hobsons Connect (Content Management System), MS -Excel, and MS Windows.
  • This position particularly requires a high aptitude for quickly establishing mutual rapport and comfort when meeting people for the first time in person and on the phone.
  • This position requires the analytical skills to understand which students are highest priority and why they are highest priority.
  • The position also requires the analytical ability to plan business travel based on analysis of data about enrollment trends.
  • This position requires complex problem solving when making admit/deny decisions about applications for admission.

 

Work Environment:

          Manual Dexterity:

·         Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

·         Occasionally sitting at a desk or table

·         Occasionally standing or walking; intermittently sitting/standing/stooping

·         Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or more

Working Conditions:

·         Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas

·         alternative or flexible work schedules

·         extensive travel and/or periodic overnight travel

 

Hazards:

 

Background Checks and/or Testing:

          X  Background and criminal history check

              Physical exam

              Drug test

          X  Driving record check

    Credit check

              Other:                                  

 

 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29367.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

expandFaculty - School of Nursing
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY

School of Nursing

Position Description

All faculty members of the School of Nursing are responsible for carrying out the mission, purpose, and program outcomes of the School of Nursing.  Full-time faculty are responsible for making contributions in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service as described in the Millikin University Policies and Procedures: Faculty and as delineated in the School of Nursing Unit Plan.

Qualifications

·         An earned doctorate in nursing or related fields is strongly preferred.

·         A Master’s Degree in nursing is mandatory.

·         At least two years’ experience in clinical nursing practice.

·         An additional two years’ experience in baccalaureate education is preferred.

·         Current licensure as a professional registered nurse in the state of Illinois and other certifications as required.

·         Demonstrated potential for leadership in nursing practice, research, teaching and service.

Responsibilities

·         Collaborates with the Director and faculty of the School of Nursing in development, implementation, and evaluation of the mission, purpose, and outcomes of the nursing program.

·         Designs, implements, and evaluates the curriculum of the School of Nursing.

·         Serves as academic advisor to nursing students assigned by the Director.

·         Assists with the development and evaluation of student policies.

·         Evaluates student performance using Millikin University and School of Nursing standards.

·         Takes an active role in service on School of Nursing and University committees as elected or appointed by the Director.

·         Actively participates in assessment endeavors to ensure continued accreditation of the School of Nursing and Millikin University and takes responsibility for assessment activities as assigned.

·         Remains informed of developments within chosen fields of clinical nursing through formal study, research, and continued education.

·         Develops an individual Growth Plan as designated in University Policies and Procedures: Faculty.

·         Completes and submits an annual self-evaluation reported based on personal growth plan to the director in accordance to P & T guidelines.

·         Plans, implements, and evaluates courses taught each semester in accordance with the School of Nursing and University mission.

·         Evaluates student learning outcomes to ensure satisfactory student professional performance.

·         Posts office hours; and is accessible to students.

·         Assists with the evaluation of clinical facilities on a yearly basis.

·         Serves as an advisor to student groups as requested.

·         Participates in professional activities at the local, regional, and/or national levels.

·         Other duties as assigned.

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expandLecturer of Mathematics - Mathematics
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Millikin University invites applications for the position of Lecturer of Mathematics to commence in January 2016.  The Lecturer of Mathematics is a continuing non-tenure track 10-month faculty position. The Lecturer of Mathematics will teach five courses in the Spring 2016 semester.  Thereafter, the Lecturer of Mathematics will teach four courses each semester and serve as the Coordinator of the Math Center.

The Lecturer of Mathematics will teach courses selected from the developmental mathematics sequence, Finite Mathematics, and College Algebra. There are no scholarship expectations (e.g. journal publications, conference presentations, etc.) required for this position. The only university service expectations are directly related to the Math Center.This position reports to the mathematics department chair.

The Math Center provides peer-to-peer mathematics tutoring to enhance the opportunities of success for developmental and at-risk students.  As Coordinator of the Math Center, the successful candidate will work closely with the mathematics department to determine the ongoing needs of developmental mathematics students. Responsibilities of the Coordinator include scheduling mathematics center tutoring activities; hiring,training and evaluating tutors, working with colleagues on retention; promoting Math Center services; assisting with mathematics placement testing; developing and implementing assessment and review procedures for the Math Center; and filing appropriate reports.

Applicants should have an M.S. or M.A. in mathematics or mathematics education, including at least 18 credits hours in graduate-level mathematics.  In addition, applicants should have previous teaching experience; a commitment to student advising and success; and experience in developmental mathematics, working with at-risk students, and utilizing instructional technologies. Previous mathematics centeror general learning center experience is desirable.

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,100 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles north east of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning - a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed after graduation. Students apply classroom learning to internships and consulting projects, both in Decatur and around the country. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. Last year, 97% of Millikin graduates gained employment or admission into graduate/ professional school within six months of graduation.

Millikin University offers majors in mathematics, mathematics with actuarial science, and mathematics education. There are seven full-time faculty in the mathematics department. The department teaches many courses in support of the University’s general education program. Information about the department,including descriptions of courses offered, can be found at the website: http://www.millikin.edu/academics/cas/math.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and arrange for three to five confidential letters of reference to be sent to http://apply.interfolio.com/29705.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Paula R. Stickles at pstickles@millikin.edu.

Review of applications begins August 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and pending budgetary approval. Millikin University is an equal, opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

www.millikin.edu/employment.

 

 

expandMedia and Technology Services Specialist - Information Technology
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Division of Finance and Business Affairs

Job Description

 

Position Title:   Media and Technology Services Specialist

Department:     Information Technology

Reports to:       Technology Services Manager/Team Leader

FLSA:               Non-exempt

 

Working Relationships:

           

Reports to: Technology Services Manager/Team Leader

Works Closely with: Information System Coordinator, Technical Support Specialists, Help Desk/Training Coordinator, Duplicating and Mailroom personnel, Campus Scheduler, Staff, Faculty, Administration, and Students

           

Directly Supervises: None

 

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and delivery of new and existing multimedia for classrooms and university events.   He/she has responsibility for the management of student technicians in support of media services and as a backup in support of the telecommunications equipment and service, in conjunction with the Information Systems Coordinator.  This position also is responsible for providing technical assistance for equipment and software in the Technology Services area.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Provide media services for faculty, staff, and students
  2. Utilize JIRA work order system to enter work orders for media equipment
  3. Evaluate needs and recommend purchases of media equipment
  4. Repair and supervise the maintenance of media equipment
  5. Responsible for the maintenance and updating of the inventory database of media equipment
  6. Review and update policies regarding the use of multimedia equipment
  7. Maintain records for usage of media equipment
  8. Purchase, install and maintain the security systems for media equipment

9.    Responsible for the security of keys that access multimedia rooms and equipment

10. Responsible for the training and supervision of student technicians in media in coordination with the Information Systems Coordinator

11. Serves as a backup for the Information Systems Coordinator in support of the telecommunications functions

12.  Provides technical support for equipment and software used by the mailroom, duplicating, media, and telecommunications functions.

 

Other Duties:

  1. Work on and direct special projects as needed
  2. Attend conferences, workshops, seminars etc. as required by the supervisor
  3. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related area or commensurate work experience in a relevant technical field
  • At least two to four years of experience preferred 
  • Excellent communications and customer service skills

 

Work Environment:

            Manual Dexterity:

·Able to use standard keyboard

            Physical Effort:

·Light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

·Physical activities include stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing,walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, and hearing.

·Visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, expansive reading, visual inspection involving small defects. 

·The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Working Conditions:

·Scheduling flexibility is required to accommodate changing business needs.

           

Hazards:None

 

Background Checks and/or Testing:

X    Background and criminal history check

              Physical exam

              Drug test

              Driving record check

              Credit check

              Other:                                          

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29787.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

 

expandOrchestra Conductor/Faculty - School of Music
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Orchestra Conductor/Faculty

 

Millikin University invites applications for the position of Music Director/Conductor of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra and faculty member in the School of Music.

As Music Director, the successful candidate will provide leadership in all aspects of the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, a hybrid orchestra comprising Millikin faculty, students, and per-service musicians.  Primary duties include conducting and programming for subscription concerts, pops an education concerts, and working closely with the Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur and local media to support and promote the orchestra.

As a full-time faculty member, additional responsibilities will include teaching in a secondary area of expertise, based on the candidate's qualifications and departmental needs.  The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in recruitment efforts, cultivating relationships with state and regional high school orchestra programs.  Rank and tenure consideration will be appropriate to credentials and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success as Music Director and Conductor at the university and/or professional level.
  • Outstanding conducting, musical leadership,organization, and management skills.
  • Terminal degree in music or commensurate professional experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in a secondary area of teaching.
  • Evidence of innovative approaches to programming and audience building for the symphony orchestra.

Millikin University, a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 students, is situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois.  The Millikin School of Music, accredited since1934 by NASM with 24 FT and 31 PT faculty and 300 students, offers BM degrees in performance, music education, commercial music, and music business, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music. The School of Music’s curriculum embraces the value of interdisciplinary and diverse musical and academic experiences.  The School of Music is designated as an “All Steinway School.” A Millikin education is characterized by Performance Learning — a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning in professional contexts both in Decatur and around the world.

Submit the application materials below electronically(pdf) to Search Committee Chair, Prof. Randall Reyman at conductorsearch@millikin.edu.  Please write “Application” in the subject line.

Letter of application

Your vision statement about innovation,marketing, and programming for symphony orchestras

Curriculum vitae

List of 3-5 references

Internet links to samples of conducting in live performance and/or     rehearsals

Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be determined by August 1, 2015,and must be available for residency at Millikin University either February 3-7or March 2-6, 2016 to guest conduct a concert cycle with the MDSO.

Offer of employment is contingent upon a successful completion of background check.  Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

 

expandTechnology Services Specialist ! - Information Technology
Category: Staff
Job Description:

Divisionof Finance and Business Affairs

Job Description 


Position Title:  Technical Support Specialist I     

Department:    Information Technology  

FLSA Category:  Non-Exempt                              

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Technology Services Manager/Team Leader

Works Closely with:  All IT Personnel, Faculty, Staff, Administration and Students

Directly Supervises:Student Workers

Job Summary:  This position shares responsibility to the help desk and works as a first point of contact for the university with questions about technology.  This position shares responsibility for the installation and maintenance of new and existing workstations owned by the university, including the general access labs.This position also shares responsibility for assisting and training of student technicians and the support of network access for all student owned computers; and for the training of new and existing employees in the use of basic network services and selected software.All responsibilities are shared with the other Technical Support Specialists.

 

VALUES

 

All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University.  At Millikin University, we value:

 

·Commitment to the discovery of knowledge

·Civil debate

·Passion and enthusiasm

·Dignity and respect for individuals

·A diverse and inclusive community

·Integrity and responsibility

·Advancement of the greater good

 

 Primary Responsibilities:

 

1.         Works in rotation with other Technical Support Specialists at the Help Desk, answering the Help Desk phone and providing outstanding customer service and support for walk-in customers.

2.         Works in rotation with other Technical Support Specialists providing technical support for hardware and software.

3.         Interviews, trains, and assists in supervision of student workers.

4.         Managers end user accounts and originates work orders in JIRA Work Order system.

5.         Utilize the work order system to enter work orders for computer hardware and software   issues and prioritize and delegate work to student technicians.

6.         Responsible for completing daily work orders.

7.         Coordinates and performs training in use of technology for incoming students, staff and faculty.

8.         Provides training in basic network and selected software to all users.         

9.         Creates and updates technology documentation for prospective/new students and new faculty and staff.

10.       Assists in updating and maintaining IT website.

11.       Assists in procurement of campus-wide software for academics and administration.

12.       Places orders for technology equipment with help and direction from IT staff and director.

13.       Responsible for delegating appropriate work orders to student technicians.

14.       Responsible for the workstation support of all faculty, administrative, and student lab     computers –hardware and software.

15.       Responsible for the maintenance of general access lab computers.

16.       Responsible for all printing services, records and installations.

17.       Responsible for the maintenance of the e-mail stations.

18.       Responsible for the maintenance of the MOCOMPS (Mobile Computers) and multimedia room computers – hardware and software.

19.       Responsible for the organization and maintenance of the work room and its contents.

20.       Responsible for assisting students with personally owned computers to ensure access to the Millikin Network.

21.       Provides assistance to other areas of IT where appropriate and needed.

22.       Responsible for troubleshooting and supporting data/phone connections in campus      buildings in conjunction with the Network Services personnel.

 

Other Duties:

 

1.         Provide assistance to other Technical Support Specialists.

2.         Work on and direct special projects as needed.

3.         Attend conferences,workshops, seminars, etc., as required by the supervisor.

4.         Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

·Associate’s Degree, or 60 college credit hours in an IT related field, or commensurate work experience in a relevant technical field.

·PC experience in a Windows environment including hardware and software maintenance.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office.

·Some Networking experience.

·Must be detail oriented and able to multitask

·Excellent communication and organizational skills

 

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity: 

·Able to use standard keyboard and mouse.

Physical Effort:

·Light work, exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

·Stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling,reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing.

·Visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, expansive reading, visual inspection involving small defects.

·Typically lifting of 25 lbs. or more

Working Conditions:  

·Typical working conditions found in most Information Technology Departments.

·Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

Hazards:  None

Background Checks and or Testing:

              

            X  Background and criminal history check

            £Physical exam

            £Drug test

            £Driving record check

            £Credit check

            £Other: _______________________ 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29789. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.

Click here for a copy of Millikin University's Annual Security Report, which complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statisticts Act. This report includes information about crime and the policies in place to deal with crime at Millikin University. To receive a paper copy of this report, please contact: Millikin University, Office of Safety & Security, 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL, 62522..
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL