McPherson College is a vibrant community of persons from diverse faiths and cultural backgrounds committed to its mission: To develop whole persons through scholarship, participation and service. Founded in 1887, McPherson College is a four-year liberal arts college related to the Church of the Brethren. The beautiful 27-acre campus is set in McPherson, a town of 13,000 that is one of the top 100 small towns in the U.S., with a strong diversified economic base, located in central Kansas 50 miles north of Wichita. The college has a primarily residential student body of approximately 620.

CURRENT OPENINGS at MC

With the exception of adjunct positions in selected subjects*, application materials will be accepted only for the following open positions.

McPherson College seeks outstanding applicants for the full-time, 12-month, exempt position of Assistant Controller. This position reports to the college’s Controller and the Director of Human Resources and is eligible for college benefits.

Essential functions include but are not limited to specialized accounting needs such as bank reconciliation, daily cash receipting and overseeing the Perkins program for the college. Specialized assistance to the Vice President for Finance and Director of Human Resources would include duties such as the preparation of the monthly budget report and a variety of human resources transactions and reporting tasks.

Qualifications include:

  • A college degree is required in Accounting, Business, Human Resources or a related field.   A licensed CPA or plan to sit for the exam preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organized self-starter, who pays attention to detail and is able to work on a team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and an electronic financial and HR system, preferably in an academic environment.
  • The ability to meet deadlines and management multiple projects in a busy office environment.
  • Honesty, integrity, and confidentiality are imperative.

Candidates should send cover letter, resume and names for reference electronically to hr@mcpherson.edu

The position is open until filled.

McPherson College seeks a full-time, 12-month, non-exempt Advancement Assistant in the Institutional Advancement Department. This position reports to the Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations and is eligible for college benefits.

Essential functions include but are not limited to: alumni and automotive restoration event planning and execution, maintaining the constituent database and advancement records and files, provide support to the Director of Alumni and Constituent Relation, Vice President of Automotive Restoration and advancement staff, travel coordination, timely and accurate gift giving processing, the generation of key report and contact lists and any other task as assigned by the Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations and the Vice President of Auto Restoration.

Qualifications:

  • A college degree is required.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Organized self-starter.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite.
  • Knowledge of an advancement software program is preferred.
  • Experience in higher education is preferred.
  • Honesty, integrity, and confidentiality are imperative.

Candidates should send cover letter, resume and names for reference electronically to hr@mcpherson.edu

The position is open until filled.

Behavioral Sciences

McPherson College seeks a full-time assistant professor to teach in the Department of Behavioral Sciences. This is an entry-level, tenure-track, nine-month appointment that starts in August 2017.

Essential Responsibilities: Teach courses in psychology and human services, in particular, Personality Theories, Counseling, Child and Adolescent Development, Introduction to Human Services, Social Work, Child Development and Social Policy, as well as supervise undergraduate student research.

As a largely undergraduate, liberal arts institution, McPherson College stresses commitment to and excellence in teaching, but the successful candidate will also exhibit qualities consistent with the college’s emphasis on scholarship, participation, and service.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology with clinical/counseling experience or similar field, with relevant teaching experience, and training in social science research methods.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate degree in Psychology with clinical/counseling experience or similar field, teaching experience at the college level (community college and/or four-year college), and research experience.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and credentials

Start date: Fall 2017

Please send a cover letter, vita, transcripts, three letters of reference, and representative course evaluations to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

McPherson College is seeking bus drivers to drive a 25-passenger shuttle bus. These positions are temporary, nonexempt or hourly positions with no expectation of college benefits. These positions report directly the Athletic Department.

Responsibilities will include: operating a passenger bus and transporting McPherson College students and authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes to and from various activities. Position conducts pre-trip inspections; observes safety regulations and policies; enforces discipline on the bus; and performs related work.

This position will require flexible hours, possibly on call, and at minimum a Class C Commercial Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement. Must be able to pass a background check.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by e-mail to hr@mcpherson.edu

McPherson College welcomes applications for the position of Building Maintenance Technician.

A Building Maintenance Technician is a full-time staff member of the Facilities Management department. This is a non-exempt or hourly position and is eligible for a generous employee benefits package.

As a staff member, a Building Maintenance Technician is expected to work toward the objectives of the Facilities Management department.   This position provides a wide variety of support to maintain the upkeep and structural integrity of all campus facilities. Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to, maintenance and repairs on electrical, plumbing and HVAC building equipment, technical and diagnostic duties and any construction task, including carpentry, on campus buildings. A building maintenance technician must be able to work in a team environment as well as external contractors, display excellent customer service skills at all times and complete duties within deadlines.

A building maintenance technician will be expected to work 40 hours per week – 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Additional day, evening and occasional weekend hours may be required. The position participates in a weekly 24/7 rotating schedule of on-call responsibilities.

Some tasks may be performed in adverse environmental conditions such as wind, rain, ice and snow or may exposure the building maintenance technician to dust, pollen, bacteria or mold.

Knowledge, skills and abilities include:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalency. College degree is preferred.
  2. Five years of skill-related experienced is required. May substitute part of the required experience with two years of technical training.
  3. Ability to use basic word processing and spreadsheet programs is required. Some knowledge of computer-based HVAC scheduling and energy management and control.
  4. Ability and willingness to understand and communicate with others including people with diverse opinions and values.
  5. Demonstrate leadership abilities and the embodiment of the college mission related to Scholarship, Participation, and Service.
  6. The ability to lift, carry, push and/pull objectives and materials of a medium weight up to 50 lbs.

Please complete an application at our Facilities Management office on our college campus between the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

This position is open until filled.

Fresh Ideas team members directly assist the Director of Dining Services and Chef in daily operational functions, ensuring proper preparation, service of food and sanitation to the satisfaction of our clients as well as to our high internal standards. Team members provide outstanding customer service at all times.

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Directly engaged with process and preparation of food
  • Maintains highest levels of sanitation and safety
  • Eager to serve others and exhibit a positive attitude
  • Works as a team member
  • Participates in all safety, sanitation, and other job-related training
  • Complies with all Company policies, procedures and expectations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • GED
  • Prior food service experience is preferred but not necessary for all positions
  • ServeSafe certification will be required for all culinary team members
  • Will require the ability to stand for long periods of time without accommodation
  • Flexibility with schedules a must
  • Successful prior work history

Employment with Fresh Ideas is dependent upon a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.

All Shifts – days, evenings, weekends; full time and part time

Submit résumé/application to:
Human Resources
HR@freshideasfood.com
fax     573-445-2799

McPherson College welcomes at all times applications from those who would like to be considered for future adjunct openings in the following subjects:

Behavioral Sciences

Introduction to Psychology, a course that meets requirements for the psychology major and for general education.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Responsible for the course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in psychology or similar field with some teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: -Two years teaching experience (General Psychology and/or other psychology courses) at the college level, doctorate in psychology.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Behavioral Sciences

Developmental Psychopathology, a course that meets requirements for the psychology major, child development emphasis.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Responsible for the course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in clinical psychology or similar field, with some teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: -Two years teaching experience (e.g., Abnormal Psychology) at the college level, experience working with children and adolescents, doctorate in clinical psychology.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Business Communication

Business and Professional Communication, a course that is required of business majors and meets the college’s general education requirement for oral communication.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Responsible for the course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in communication, business or similar field required.

Preferred Qualifications: -Two years teaching experience at the college level preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Written Communication

College Rhetoric I and II (equivalent of freshman Composition I and II.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Guide students to meet general education goals for writing and research. -Complete course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Read and return student work in a timely fashion. -Use accepted writing pedagogy, such as process writing.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in English or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: -Teaching experience in writing at secondary or post-secondary level.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Mathematics

Algebra, calculus, statistics, and/or geometry. These courses serve as a general education classes for mathematics.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Responsible for the course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or similar field required.

Preferred Qualifications: -Two years teaching experience at the community college or college level preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Oral Communication

Public Speaking, a course meeting the college’s general education requirement in oral communication.

Essential Responsibilities: -Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. -Responsible for the course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings. -Incorporate learning-centered college principles and concepts.

Minimum Qualifications: -Master’s degree in communication or similar field required.

Preferred Qualifications: -Two years teaching experience at the college level preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Please send a cover letter and vita to Human Resources at hr@mcpherson.edu

Assistant Seasonal Men’s Basketball Coach

McPherson College is seeking an assistant seasonal men’s basketball coach. This is a volunteer position and there is no expectation of any wage or benefits.

The position reports to the head men’s basketball coach.

Coaching experience at the college level is preferred for the successful applicant. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Flexibility to travel is a requirement of the position.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references by email to: swartzet@mcpherson.edu.

No phone calls please.

 

McPherson College is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse college community. McPherson College will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels the most qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, GINA, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law except where a status is a bona fide occupational qualification. McPherson College will prohibit harassment against any applicant or employee, who is a member of one of these groups.

To request an ADA accommodation or for more information, please contact the Director of Human Resources at (620) 242-0454