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. We believe that every employee counts when it comes to delivering an exceptional experience for the Millikin University student.

Millikin is currently recruiting for the positions 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

After reading the detailed position description of the Open Position, click on the “Apply Now” button submit your cover letter, resume, and professional references.

Open Positions at Millikin

The Millikin University School of Theatre and Dance is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in Voice/Acting to begin in August 2017.  Millikin is a small, private, liberal arts institution of approximately 1800 students located in Decatur, Illinois.  The nationally recognized School of Theatre and Dance is a vibrant and highly visible component of the campus community serving 220 students in six degree programs including B.F.A.s in Acting, Design and Production, Musical Theatre, Stage Management, Theatre Administration and a B.A. in Theatre.

The Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Millikin University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics to commence on August 1, 2017. The initial appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, though appointment at a higher rank commensurate with experience is possible.


Division of Enrollment

Job Description


Position Title:   Web Developer  

Department:      Marketing and Media Relations          

FLSA Category:      Exempt                      


Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Director of Marketing

Works Closely with:   Marketing and Media Relations Team, Office of Information Technology, and Web Content Editors throughout the University

Directly Supervises:   None


The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Millikin University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2017. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in physics or a related field; ABD considered. 

Millikin University’s Art Department seeks a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Art Therapy.  Salary competitive. Position begins August 2017.


Division of Enrollment

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


Millikin University, a private comprehensive university of 2,200 undergraduate and graduate
students in Decatur, Illinois, is seeking an experienced fundraiser, engaged leader, and
committed communicator to serve as its next Vice President for Alumni & Development. The
successful candidate will share the entrepreneurial spirit embodied by Millikin, its faculty, staff,
students, and alumni, and embrace the University’s approach to performance learning, which is

Division of Alumni and Development

Job Description



Position Title:  Administrative Assistant II

Department:  Alumni and Development    

FLSA Category:  Non Exempt        


Working Relationships:

Reports to:    Senior Director of Alumni Engagement      

Works Closely with:  All members of the Alumni & Development Staff

Directly Supervises:  N/A


Millikin University invites applications for two part-time positions for Adjunct Professors beginning immediately. An M.S. or Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related area is required. Responsibilities will include teaching first semester general chemistry lab courses and/or introductory organic and biochemistry lab courses. Applicants should be available for employment beginning in August 2016. The Chemistry Department is ACS-approved (www.millikin.edu/chemistry).

Adjunct Graduate Professor

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The Tabor School of Business is seeking an Adjunct Graduate Professor to teach the marketing course in our Executive MBA program. The course is delivered one evening per week for ten consecutive weeks running from mid-April to the end of June. The class is composed of 20 motivated working professionals with an average of ten years work experience. A Ph.D. with In-field work experience would be a good fit for the program.


The Millikin University School of Nursing seeks three faculty members to teach in its CCNE-accredited baccalaureate and master’s programs as well as its DNP program (which will host its initial CCNE accreditation visit during the 2015 – 2016 academic year).

The qualifications for the tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor positions include:


Tabor School of Business Adjunct Instructors

Are you an experienced business professional with a graduate degree or CPA who wants to inspire and educate the next generation of business professionals? Millikin University seeks highly qualified adjunct instructors for a variety of subjects for the 2015-2016 academic year.  If this is the kind of opportunity and challenge you’d like to take on, email us your cover letter, resume, references and any other supporting documents (optional).

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 Statistics 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 Public Safety, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, IL, 62522.