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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 III - Tabor School of Business
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Division of Tabor School of Business

Job Description

      

Position Title:  Administrative Assistant III 

Department: Tabor School of Business  

FLSA Category:   Non-Exempt                         

Working Relationships:

Reports to:  Dean, Tabor School of Business

Works Closely with:  Faculty,Chairs, Directors, Coordinators, Administrative Assistants, Students

Directly Supervises:  Student Workers

 

Job Summary:  This position provides administrative support to the Tabor School of Business.

 

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


Major Duties:

  • Assist the Dean with budget planning, routine monitoring of budget; prepare check requests, prepare signatory documents for Tabor invoices, deposits, transfers and all faculty visa statements.
  • Maintain information systems for TSB performance metrics as requested.
  • Maintain official TSB files, documents, forms, and correspondence.
  • Use of Banner and Hobsons to record observations and communication with students and alumni.  Use systems to communicate with students.
  • Coordinate university student visit days for TSB, individual student visits, visits with accrediting bodies, alumni, job candidates, freshmen orientation and registration, first week, and other events/activities as needed.   
  • Prepare contracts for new full-time and adjunct faculty. 
  • Assist with TSB website up keep.
  • Maintain records for TSB committees and task forces, give secretarial support when needed, and coordinate meeting arrangements for these groups.
  • Provide administrative support for TSB student advising.
  • Schedule Tabor faculty meetings, take and distribute minutes.
  • Serve on TSB Recruiting or Student Development committees.
  • Submit maintenance requests for TSB furniture, facilities, and classroom technology.
  • Assist with publicity for TSB events.
  • Make travel arrangements for the dean.
  • Maintain the day-to-day operations of the Dean’s office, including acting as receptionist and answering the telephone.
  • Routine administrative assistant duties, including the preparation and distribution of correspondence, memos, forms, mail, filing.
  • Responsible for overseeing maintenance and repair of copy machines/printers and equipment in ADM/Scovill Building.
  • Order and maintain office supplies.

 

Other University Tasks:

  • Assist the Executive Assistant to Provost in making arrangements for May and December Commencements. 
  • Coordinate the annual Millikin Honors Convocation.
  • Serve on University committees and task forces.
  • Work collaboratively with support staff across campus.

 

Additional duties as assigned by the Dean of TSB.

 

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 4-5 years’ experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with other Microsoft tools a plus.
  • Familiarity with cloud storage applications such as Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent proofreading and attention to detail
  • Ability to work cooperatively with the various constituents of the University
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality

Work Environment:

Manual Dexterity:

·Dexterity to operate a keyboard

Physical Effort:

·Occasionally lifting 25 lbs. or less

· Intermittently sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs

 

Working Conditions:

·Typical working conditions found in most administrative work areas

·Scheduling flexibility is required to accommodate changing business needs.

 

Hazards:

 

Background Checks and or Testing:

          X  Background and criminal history check

          £ Physical exam

          £ Drug test

          £ Driving record check

          £ Credit check

          £ Other: _______________________ 


To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/29237.  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 Professor - Biology
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Millikin University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biology.

The Millikin University Biology Department seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank starting Fall 2015.  With ten biologists, a lab coordinator and support staff, the Biology Department delivers programming in three tracks:  traditional biology, molecular/cell biology, and allied health.  The Department seeks a teacher-scholar with strong vertebrate anatomy background, dedicated to undergraduate teaching and to mentorship of undergraduate research.  Teaching assignments will include Human Anatomy and Physiology, upper level courses such as Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates or Histology, and non-major biology, plus opportunities to develop an interdepartmental seminar and to offer courses within an area of expertise.  Additional responsibilities include service to the department and university.  Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. with a strong background and research interest in morphology at the cellular or organismal level.  Preference will be given to candidates with undergraduate teaching experience and an established research agenda involving undergraduates. 

Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 2,300 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 northeast of St. Louis. 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 to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. 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. In 2013, 99% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation. 

Application materials must include an electronically submitted cover letter outlining teaching experience, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, two recent syllabi, statement of research interests, and five references, to Sue James, Administrative Assistant, sjames@mail.millikin.edu, phone 217-424-6230. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dr. Marianne Robertson, Search committee chair, Biology Department, Millikin University, 1184 W Main Street, Decatur, Illinois 62522. 

Review of applications will begin January 3, 2015 and continue until position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and pending budgetary approval.  Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

expandAssistant Professor/Instructor of Health and Physical Education - Exercise Science and Sport
Category: Faculty
Job Description:

Millikin University invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor/Instructor of Health and Physical Education in the Department of Exercise Science & Sport. An earned Ed.D or Ph.D. is preferred although ABD and master’s prepared candidates will be considered. Candidates for the position must have a minimum of one degree in Physical Education. A second degree in health or a related field; or, an endorsement in Health is also required. A minimum of two years of successful teaching experience in the K-12 setting in physical education and health is required. The position is full-time, 9 month, tenure-track (Ed.D/Ph.D) to begin August, 2015.  Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Candidates must hold excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task; and willingness to collaborate with colleagues in and outside the department.

Candidates for the position of Assistant Professor/Instructor of Health and Physical Education will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours each semester, advising students, engaging in scholarship, and serving as an effective member of the department, college, campus and surrounding community. Candidates may also supervise student teachers as needed.


To be considered, please send a letter of interest, teaching philosophy, vitae, and a minimum of three references by January 15, 2015 to:

Dr. Tina Cloney

Department of Exercise Science & Sport

1184 West Main Street

Decatur IL 62522

Telephone: 217-420-6046

 

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

Assistant/AssociateProfessor of Entrepreneurship (tenure track)

Are you a creative, innovative, collaborative entrepreneur who holds a doctorate?  Millikin University seeks such a tenure-track faculty member to begin August 1, 2015.

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 across campus, Tabor offers a major, minor, and two certificates in entrepreneurship. 

 

Job Responsibilities

·Teach in the undergraduate entrepreneurship program and the MBA program as needed.

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

·Practical experience in entrepreneurship a must.

·Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

·Doctoral degree required;consideration given to ABDs with a defined end date.

·Demonstrated scholarship.

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

·Evidence of ability to develop external business relationships.

To Apply:

·Email one file to Cindy Landacre, Tabor School of Business, Assistant to the Dean, at clandacre@millikin.edu,that contains the following:

oCover letter that addresses what you are qualified to teach and why you are a good fit for the job.

oVitae

oTeaching philosophy

o4 references, academic and industry(will notify candidates in advance of contacting)

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

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.

expandAssociate Marketing Director - Marketing & Media Relations
Category: Administrative
Job Description:

Position: Associate Marketing Director

Classification: Exempt


Job Description

The Associate Marketing Director assists the Marketing Director by providing leadership, assistance and execution of a broad array of marketing efforts for Millikin University. The Associate Director is a professional with substantial marketing and communications knowledge and a proven record of success implementing marketing campaigns and strategies. 


Minimum Qualifications

Ability to develop and execute marketing plans, including delivery and analysis of outcomes

Marketing knowledge and expertise, preferably in the higher education market or related B-to-C field 

Knowledge and experience with both print and digital marketing tools and platforms

Excellent communication, organization, and analytical skills

Skilled project manager who meets deadlines and works on multiple projects simultaneously

A high comfort level with data and data systems

A high degree of initiative and follow through

Ability to work independently and as a key member of the Millikin marketing team

A confident, professional and positive attitude

A bachelor's degree in marketing, business, communication or related field

A minimum of three years professional experience in marketing


Essential Responsibilities

Assists the Marketing Director with developing and implementing marketing strategies in accordance with University goals.   

Plans and executes the university’s marketing recruitment strategies and tactics across all channels, including digital, print, advertising, and social media. 

Serves as a principle administrator of Millikin’s CRM system (Hobsons). 

Manages official University presence on college recruitment sites.

Coordinates various University marketing and communication projects, including development of collateral materials.

Contributes to concept, strategy, and creative efforts of the marketing team.

Analyzes advertising and recruitment data and reports ROI.  

Additional job-related duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, professional resume and contact information for three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/28975.  Priority deadline is March 11; however,applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Employment and 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:

 MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY
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 175 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:

·         Experience in 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 potential NAST accreditation activities

·         Oversees assessment and accreditation practices and reporting

·         Hires adjunct faculty, staff, and guest artists

·         Oversees recruitment activities and initiatives for all degree programs

·         Serves on departmental sub-committees as needed

·         Presides over department meetings

·         Addresses concerns of students (and parents) regarding departmental policies or activities

·         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 4-5 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 e-mail 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 December 5, 2014.

Apply Now

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.

Apply Now

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..
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL
 
Millikin University - Decatur, IL