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 650.

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 an adjunct instructor to teach in the graduate-level English for Speakers of Other Languages program. The candidate should be able to teach any of the five 3-credit hour courses that make up the program: Methods for Teaching ESOL, Language Assessment, Applied Linguistics, Cultural Diversity, and ESOL Practicum. This program is designed for in-service teachers and leads to KSDE licensure. These evening courses will be held in Hutchinson, KS.

Course offerings:

  • Methods for teaching ESOL—8 wk. session January-March 2018
  • Language Assessment—8 wk. session March-May 2018
  • Applied Linguistics—Summer 2018
  • Cultural Diversity—8 wk. session August-October 2018
  • ESOL Practicum—8 wk. session October-December 2018

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare syllabi and teach assigned courses based on course outline.
  • Maintain course records such as attendance and grades.
  • Incorporate learner-centered teaching principles and concepts.
  • Work with adult learners

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D.; or Masters in Education (M.Ed., MAT, or similar) plus significant tested experience in the field;
  • Current ESOL licensure;

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience

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

McPherson College seeks an assistant professor in Business Management. This is a tenure-track position, beginning August 2018. Additionally, the position involves advising and mentoring students.

An M.B.A. or appropriate master’s degree and experience in business are required. A doctoral degree and teaching experience are preferred.

The right candidate will have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, will hold the ability to function collegially in a small college environment, and will have a strong commitment to developing the next generation of business leaders in a liberal arts context.

A complete application package will include:

  1. A letter of application.
  2. A detailed curriculum vitae.
  3. A brief statement of teaching philosophy.
  4. Three letters of recommendation.
  5. Official academic transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Application materials may be forwarded to hr@mcpherson.edu for immediate consideration.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

McPherson College seeks one or more adjunct faculty to teach two sections of EC204 Microeconomics and one section of EC202 Survey of Economics during the spring semester of 2018. A master’s degree in economics or business and experience in business or teaching are required. A doctoral degree and teaching experience are preferred. Position begins January 31, 2018.

Essential Responsibilities: Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline. Complete all course management requirements, such as attendance reports and grade postings. Implement learner-centered teaching principles and concepts.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Send cover letter, résumé with references, and unofficial transcripts to hr@mcpherson.edu. (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

Materials submitted by November 15, 2017, will receive full consideration; applications accepted until the position is filled.

McPherson College is seeking a full-time Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor. This position is a full-time, 12-month, exempt position. This position reports to the director of admissions recruitment and is eligible for college benefits.

Individual will actively seek, develop and expand avenues for recruiting prospective students. This counselor will provide information to students and their families about admissions, enrollment and financial aid.

The ideal candidate must have an enthusiastic understanding of the McPherson College philosophy on entrepreneurship and liberal arts and the ability to successfully promote them at a wide variety of outreach events.

Bachelor’s degree required; 1-2 years experience in a small college setting preferred. Ideal candidate will be skilled at communicating with a diverse range of individuals, energetic in reaching out to prospective students and determined to set and achieve high recruiting goals. Frequent travel required, including some nights and weekends.

Submit cover letter, resume and three references to 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

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