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Assistant Coach Women’s Soccer

McPherson College welcomes applications for an assistant coach for women’s soccer.

This is a part-time, 10 month, exempt position with graduate school tuition reimbursement benefit. This position also comes with college benefits, room, and reports to the Head Women’s Soccer Coach.

The primary responsibility will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including, but not limited to, the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting, and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous participation and/or coaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Please complete the online application below with a cover letter, resume, and three professional reference letters.

No phone calls.

Library Director

McPherson College seeks candidates for the position of Library Director. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, 11-month position (July 15 – June 15).

The Library Director administers every aspect of Miller Library’s collections, archives, resources, staffing, budget, and information services. In addition, the Library Director collaborates with faculty to develop and deliver information literacy programming. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, creative, progressive, committed to outstanding information services in the higher education setting, and disposed to professional, congenial interaction with students and other members of the campus community on a daily basis. The Library Director works to maintain and enhance Miller Library’s position as the academic hub of the campus where students, staff, faculty, and community members collaborate and interact in dynamic ways.

Requirements

Experience: Two to three years’ academic library and administrative/supervisory experience

Education: Master of Library Science required

Interpersonal Skills: Great written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are essential. The ability to multi-task and organize a wide range of projects. Excellent customer service skills are a must.

Other Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, library catalogs, and periodical databases is required. Experience in creating digital resources is helpful.

Attendance: Some alternate scheduling will occur to include evenings and weekends, July 15–June 15.

Application Procedure:

A complete application packet includes:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Résumé with references including contact information
  3. Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

To apply, please complete the online application below.

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received.

Only unofficial transcripts may be sent to hr@mcpherson.edu

Athletic Academic Support Specialist

McPherson College is seeking an energetic multi-tasker to join its Center for Academic Development (CAD) team. The Athletic Academic Support Specialist will help develop and implement academic support services for the college’s undergraduates with a special emphasis on at-risk student-athletes.

The Athletic Academic Support Specialist is a full-time, exempt position. The successful applicant will be eligible for college benefits and will report to the Director of Academic Development.

The ideal candidate is capable of engaging diverse student populations in a fast-paced environment and working across the campus community to foster and support student persistence.

The Athletic Academic Support Specialist’s responsibilities will include collaborating with athletics to help support and monitor the academic success of student-athletes; assist in the development and implementation of a peer mentoring program for at-risk student-athletes, working with peer tutors to coordinate supplemental instruction, individual tutoring, group tutoring, writing center services, and academic workshops; helping to provide academic support services for students with disabilities; assisting in Early Warning Team and department retention efforts.

The ideal candidate would possess at least one year of experience working with at-risk students from diverse backgrounds in residential life or academic support in a higher educational setting and have earned a bachelor’s degree. Experience as a college student-athlete and with peer mentoring programs is preferred. College-level writing, math, and science skills are expected.  Additionally, excellent interpersonal communication skills are essential and proficiency in using Microsoft Office products is expected. Advanced-level ability with Excel is desirable.

Please complete the online application below and include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Position is open until filled.

Assistant/Associate Athletic Director

McPherson College is seeking a collaborative and dynamic individual eager to serve as the Assistant/Associate Athletic Director.  (The title will be provided commensurate with experience and education).

This position is responsible for assisting in the management of all athletic activities, events, and personnel and is actively involved in student-athlete enrollment and retention efforts. The successful applicant must be comfortable mentoring athletic staff, being a campus leader, and managing a budget.  The recommended applicant should be prepared to participate in a robust athletic strategic plan.

The Assistant/Associate Athletic Director position is an exempt, full-time, 12-month position and is eligible for college benefits. This position reports to the Athletic Director and is a member of the Athletic Department’s leadership team.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of three to five years’ experience in collegiate sports management and coaching at the college level. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills are necessary. Bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred.

McPherson College’s athletic department consists of 15 varsity teams, of which five currently have junior varsity rosters. McPherson College was 4th in the Commissioner’s Cup standings (KCAC) and 87th in the Director’s Cup standings (NAIA), the college’s highest finish on both lists. Currently of the 850 students enrolled, four hundred (400) are student-athletes.

To easily apply for this position, complete the online application below and submit your cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references.

No phone calls.

Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor

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 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.

Please complete the on-line application below with a cover letter, resume and one letter of professional reference.

Student Affairs Support Staff Coordinator

McPherson College is seeking an energetic multi-tasker to join its Student Affairs team. The Student Affairs Support Staff Coordinator is an integral member of the Student Affairs team. This individual provides project support for all functions of the Student Affairs office.

The Student Affairs Support Staff Coordinator is a temporary, 11-month position which is not eligible for college benefits and reports to the Interim Dean of Students.

The ideal candidate is capable of engaging diverse student populations in a fast-paced environment and working across the campus community to foster and support the student population.

The Student Affairs Support Staff Coordinator is responsible for all level of support for the Student Affairs Office, assists with the coordination of building community within the student population, is part of the on call rotation of the Student Affairs staff and will have other duties as assigned by the Interim Dean of Students.

The ideal candidate would possess at least one year of experience working in an office or administrative position.  Experience in a student life or student affairs office is a plus and have earned a bachelor’s degree.  Additionally, excellent interpersonal communication skills are essential and a proficiency in using Microsoft Office products is expected. Advanced-level ability with Excel is desirable as well as institutional technology such as Formstack Survey Monkey, StarRez and Cloud Card Photos.

Please complete the on-line application below and include cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references.

Position is open until filled.

Van Drivers

McPherson College is seeking van drivers to drive 15-passenger vans. 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 a minimum a valid driver’s license, over the age of 21 due to college insurance.  Must be able to pass a background check and take the college’s driving test.

Please complete the on-line application below to include a resume and the name of one professional reference.