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

Division of Enrollment (Athletics)

Job Description

 

 

Position Title:        Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach Intern

 

Department:                   Athletics

 

FLSA:                    Internship

 

Working Relationships:

 

Reports to:            Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

 

Works Closely with:        Athletic Department Staff; Enrollment Staff, Women’s Volleyball Team Members

 

Position Summary:            This position will report to the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach.  The successful candidate will demonstrate loyalty, confidentiality, and respect to the Head Coach and Millikin University.  This candidate will be a quality role model for Millkin’s athletes, conduct him or herself in a manner that exemplifies self-control and the promotion of good sportsmanship, and represent Millikin University in a professional manner in all situations.  This internship is designed as a 10-month experience from August 1, to May 31.  The appointment is for one year, with a possible one year renewal.

 

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 Volleyball Coach, the Intern will:

 

Coaching:

 

  • Assist with coaching in practices and games for both Varsity and JV, understanding that the Head Coach is responsible for final decisions.

 

 

 

  • Assist in all areas of team and individual player development, including skills, leadership development, academic monitoring, and strength/conditioning as allowed by Millikin, CCIW, and the NCAA.

 

Recruiting:

 

·Assist with all aspects of recruiting, including identification, recruitment, and retention of student-athletes. 

·Assist with maintaining recruiting data bases

·Identifying future prospects by attending HS and Club events, searching online, as well as,watching current recruits

·Assist with official and unofficial visits

·Develop relationships with recruits through phone calls, writing post cards, mailings,etc.

 

Technology:

 

  • Learn/manage technology, including but not limited to, Front Rush, Hobsons, Video Editing, and HUDL film exchange programs
  • Assist with scouting reports, as well as, individual player film review

 

Day-to-Day Operations:

 

  • Assist with court responsibilities, including statistics, facilities and equipment
  • Assist with office responsibilities, including scheduling, fundraising, logistics (coordination/confirmation of hotels, buses, and creating trip itineraries)
  • Develop/maintain alumni relationships and focus on community engagement
  • Assist with student worker assignments, including court set up, equipment, event workers, and team laundry
  • Assist with game day events, promotional activities, special events, and camps

 

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

 

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

 

Other Duties:

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience playing volleyball at the collegiate level and/or experience coaching at the collegiate, club, or high school varsity level
  • The successful candidate must possess exceptional time management and detail orientation skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

 

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

 

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 doe snot necessarily entitle the individual a paid position at the conclusion of the internship.

 

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 Director of Development - Alumni & Development
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Divisionof Alumni and Development

Job Description


To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/28796.  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. 

PositionTitle:               Associate Director of Development

Department:                 Alumni & Development

FLSA Category:           Exempt

 

Working Relationships

Reports to:  Senior Director of Development

Works Closely with:    Alumni & Development staff, Department of Athletics, College of Fine Arts, individual donors.

Directly Supervises: N/A

 

Job Summary:  This development officer position is responsible for the management of a prospect pool of donors for cultivation,solicitation and stewardship of gifts. This position is primarily responsible for raising funds in support of operational and capital needs. The position works closely with the Department of Athletics and the College of Find Arts to raise operational funds via their respective booster clubs – as well as support for capital campaign priorities.

 

VALUES

 

All employees are expected to uphold the following values of the University:

 

·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.Manage a list of 125 - 150 donor prospects; moving them from identification through cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

2.Provide fundraising support and advice to the Department of Athletics and Recreation for the Big Blue Club and capital campaign priorities.

3.Provide fundraising support and advice to the College of Fine Arts for the Patrons Society Booster Club

4.Manage and staff specific fund drives as assigned.  

 

Contribute to the Alumni and Development Division and the University

 

·Contribute to the Division and University initiatives,meetings, team sessions, and committees as appropriate or assigned.

·Host and staff division and university events.

·Represent the University to the Decatur and higher education community in a professional manner.

·Maintain and exhibit loyalty to the University, the Alumni & Development Division, and the Development profession.

·Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Vice President for Alumni and Development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum two years of work in the development field preferred

Strong knowledge of individual donor fund raising, including a basic knowledge of planned and estate giving preferred

Results-oriented with commitment to prospect/donor relationship

Outstanding interpersonal skills - be a "people" person - enjoy working and communicating with others

Evidence of personal initiative and follow through

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to plan, evaluate, and improve initiatives to achieve desired results

Knowledge of higher education, Millikin University and Decatur area preferred

Be a competent writer of business communications

Knowledge and/or interest in Division III athletics preferred

Must have a valid driver's license 

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity:   

·Sufficient to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:      

·Typically sitting at a desk or table

·Occasional standing and/or walking for extended periods of time

·Occasionally lifting 25-50 lbs

·Tasks requiring average visual acuity and hearing.

Working Conditions: 

·Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas

·Occasional outdoor exposure to weather

·Occasional evening and weekend work required as well as occasional travel.  

 

Hazards:  None

 

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

             

            X  Background and criminal history check

                Physical exam

                Drug test

            X Driving record check

                Credit check

                Other: _______________________ 

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/28796.  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.

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.

 

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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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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.

 

 

expandSecurity Officer/Dispatcher - Public Safety
Category: Staff
Job Description:

Division of Finance and Business Affairs

Job Description

Toapply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact informationof three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/27556. Reviewof applications will begin immediately and continue until the position isfilled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successfulcompletion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunityemployer. 

Position Title:  Security Officer & Dispatcher     

Department:    Public Safety         

FLSA:               Hourly – Non exempt                   

 

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Security and Parking Coordinator/Security Team Leaders

Works Closely with:  Campus community, regional and local law enforcement, fire department.


Directly Supervises:  None


Job Summary:  This position serves a dual role as a Public Safety security officer and dispatcher for the institution.  Ensuring the safety of the community via diligent patrol, life safety checks, and service to the campus community.  They also ensure the safety of the community, via monitoring of campus alarm systems, phone lines, radio network, weather/news sources, handling walk in customers, and acting as an ambassador of the department and University. 

 

This position has been designated as an “Essential” Employee under the Emergency Preparedness Plan in order to ensure that University operations continue uninterrupted during periods of public health or other emergencies, including those that require Millikin University to close or restrict operations.       

VALUES

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.         Day to day patrol activity to ensure campus safety and security

2.         Security staffing of special events and programs

3.         Life safety checks of campus buildings and systems

4.         Securing and un-securing of campus buildings and classrooms

5.         General Investigation and reporting of incidents on campus

6.         Enforcement of University rules and regulations

7.         Maintain secure control of lost and found or evidentiary items

8.         Act as a first responder in crisis situations, including medical emergencies

9.         Observe and report any suspicious activity, threats to campus safety, or other concerns

10.       Respond and check fire, burglar, and duress alarms at campus property

11.       Provide safety escorts to campus community members as needed

12.       Act as customer service representative for the department

13.       Monitor and use university radio network to support Public Safety personnel in the field

14.      Monitor university alarm (fire/burglar/panic) systems

15.      Monitor university access control system

16.      Monitor weather alert radio

17.      Monitor radio scanner for potential safety threats to campus

18.      Maintain department databases, including parking program

19.      Administer day to day sign out of key sets and issued keys

20.      Administer day to day sign out of university vehicles

21.      Maintain secure control of lost and found and/or evidentiary items

22.      Act as a first responder in crisis situations, including medical emergencies

23.     Observe and report any suspicious activity, threats to campus safety, or other        concerns

24.     Serve as 24 hour contact point for University administration

25.    Utilize the crisis communication networks for the institution as directed

 

Other Duties:

           

1.            Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education:  High School Diploma/GED required, Associates degree or higher preferred

Experience:  Prior Military, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Dispatch, Security preferred. 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:  Microsoft Office Suite; First aid/CPR/AED; criminal/civil/regulatory investigations; strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to organize; problem solving; attention to detail; time management; work prioritization to meet deadlines; ability to adapt and adjust sometimes on short notice; mental toughness to perform and lead during crisis

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity:  Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other office equipment.

Physical Effort:  Physical condition sufficient to perform necessary security related duties (occasionally lifting  25-50 lbs, intermittently sitting/walking/standing/stooping, using tools requiring high dexterity; hearing and visual acuity within normal range)

Working Conditions: Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas and security related field conditions; Public Safety is a 24x7 operation so scheduling flexibility is required to accommodate changing business needs.  

 

Hazards:  As associated in working in the safety and security field.

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

            X Background, criminal, and driving history check

                Physical exam

            X Drug test

            X Driving record check

               Credit check

               Other: _______________________ 


Toapply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact informationof three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/27556. Reviewof applications will begin immediately and continue until the position isfilled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successfulcompletion of background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunityemployer.

 

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..
 
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Millikin University - Decatur, IL