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Admission Representative (posted April 17, 2014)

Monmouth College invites nominations and applications for an admission representative.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to a wide range of recruitment initiatives, managing a recruitment territory with extensive travel to off-campus activities, monitoring, analyzing reports on prospects and making timely response to and continued phone communication with prospective students.  Other responsibilities include interviewing and touring prospective students and families during campus visits, and assisting with other areas of college recruitment.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, experience oriented individual with strong communication skills (listening, writing and speaking) and an outgoing personality.  A bachelorís degree, valid driverís license and satisfactory driving record are also required.  Experience working or learning at a liberal arts college and prior experience in higher education recruitment or sales is desired.  Competitive salary and liberal benefit package provided. To review full description of duties and responsibilities, including qualifications, please visit:

http://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/_resources/pdf/about/employment/ADM-Admission-Representative.pdf

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position in filled.  Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL  61462. E-mail address: mike@monmouthcollege.edu.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Assistant Director of Admissions for International Recruitment (new posting April 11, 2014)

Monmouth College invites nominations and applications for an Assistant Director of Admissions for International Recruitment.  Serving as a member of the Admission Team in the Enrollment division, the Assistant Director performs a variety of admission duties, but is primarily responsible for recruitment and enrollment of international students to achieve overall enrollment goals, representing Monmouth College at on and off campus events, interviewing students, evaluating applications, and other projects as assigned.  The Assistant Director reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management.

Competitive salary and liberal benefit provided. To review full description of duties and responsibilities, including qualifications, please visit: 

http://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/_resources/pdf/about/employment/Assistant-Director-of-Admission-for-International-Recruitment.pdf

Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position in filled.  Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL  61462. E-mail address: mike@monmouthcollege.edu.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Records Coordinator -- Admissions Office (posted April 10, 2014):

Full-time, support staff position responsible for a wide variety of office-related responsibilities including, but not limited to: processing applications, maintaining related records and generating various communications and reports using a shared database and stand-alone applications (e.g., Excel, Word, etc.).  Infrequent weekend and evening hours may be required.

In addition to possessing proficiency with information systems and software applications to fulfill related responsibilities in a satisfactory manner, successful candidate must be able to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals in a public, multi-tasked, service-oriented environment.  High school diploma also required. To review full description of duties and responsibilities, including qualifications, please visit: http://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/_resources/pdf/about/employment/Admissions-Records-Coordinator.pdf

Competitive hourly wage plus attractive benefit package including group health insurance, retirement plan, and tuition benefits for eligible family members. 

Send letter of application, resume and references to Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 or E-mail address:  mike@monmouthcollege.edu

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Associate Director of Residence Life (posted April 9, 2014):

Monmouth College seeks applications for the position of Associate Director of Residence Life.  Reporting to the Associate Dean/Director of Residence Life, the Associate Director is a member of the Student Life

Staff and is responsible for assisting with the overall development, implementation and evaluation of the residence life program.  Areas of responsibility include assisting with the supervision of the student residence life staff, disciplinary process, and housing operations. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a collaborative environment with all campus and associated constituencies, possess a working knowledge of student development theory and be committed to its implementation.  Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, a good sense of humor and the ability to work energetically and well with college students are essential.

Master degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred. Bachelor degree required.  Three to five years of experience in college or university residence life management required.  Knowledge of DATATEL administrative systems related to residence life desirable.  This is a full- time, year round position.  Competitive salary and attractive benefit package.

Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:  Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, IL  61462-1998 or E-mail to mike@monmouthcollege.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Assistant Director of Greek Life, Leadership and Involvement (posted March 19, 2014)

Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks applications for the full-time, year-round, live-in position of Assistant Director of Greek Life, Leadership and Involvement. 

Reporting to the Associate Director of the Wackerle Career and Leadership Program, the Assistant Director is a member of the Student Life Staff and, among other duties, is responsible for  assisting with the overall development, implementation and evaluation of the leadership development and community service program, including direct supervision of student workers and Greek house managers; and, overseeing the Office of Student Involvement, organizations as well as the coordination of new student organizations.  The Assistant Director shares on-call duties and assists with campus emergencies. 

Bachelorís degree, and ability to work well in a collaborative environment, and a working knowledge of student development theory and a commitment to its implementation are required.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work energetically and well with college students are essential.  Masterís degree in College Student Personnel or related field preferred.  Experience with residence life management, leadership development, and Greek Life a plus, but not required. 

Competitive salary and attractive benefit package including an apartment and in-session board plan.   Target start date: July 1, 2014.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to:  Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway, Monmouth, IL   61462-1998 or E-mail at mike@monmouthcollege.edu. 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


President (posted March 17, 2014)

Monmouth College, a private residential liberal arts college, seeks an outstanding President to lead the college to its next level of success. With stable enrollment, stunning new facilities, recent curricular innovations, and engaged faculty and students, Monmouth College is well-positioned for the future. Working with a committed college community, the President will be expected to reach goals in academic program development, enrollment, and institutional advancement that will solidify the collegeís economic foundation and advance its mission. Monmouth Collegeís vision is to be a place ďthat produces graduates of extraordinary character and ability, who are well-prepared both professionally and personally to be leaders in a complex world.Ē

Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college enrolls 1260 students and is a founding member of the highly-regarded Associated Colleges of the Midwest consortium. Over the course of the past two decades, Monmouth College has invested more than $120 million into campus enhancements, resulting in four new residence halls, the renovation of several landmark buildings, the creation of top-notch athletic facilities, and the completion of the collegeís largest and most technically advanced construction project to-date, the Center for Science and Business. At the same time, Monmouth has put in place an integrated learning curriculum, revamped its course credit system, and launched a new interdisciplinary initiative that is a first of its kind for a liberal arts college. This period of dramatic growth and investment demonstrates Monmouthís commitment to achieving a distinctive position among liberal arts colleges. The next President will bring focus and vision to the strategic initiatives that are underway and lead the college to new levels of excellence. The President reports to an active and committed Board of Trustees, whose members stand ready to support the President in these endeavors.

Successful candidates should bring demonstrated leadership and team-building skills, strategic and problem-solving abilities, sound fiscal management experience, and the willingness and appetite to raise funds successfully. Monmouth seeks an individual with excellent communication skills; a naturally respectful, collaborative, and accessible leadership style; and a deep commitment to the mission and values of the college.

A search committee composed of faculty, staff, student, and trustee representatives has been formed to conduct the search, assisted by the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller.

Nominations, applications, and inquiries should be sent in confidence to: Sheryl Ash, Ben Tobin or Elizabeth Ramos; Isaacson, Miller, 263 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210; Email: 5036@imsearch.com. Electronic submission is strongly encouraged.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Assistant Director of Alumni Relations (posted February 24, 2014)

Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks immediate applications for an energetic, experienced and highly motivated professional to serve as the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations.

Working with the Director of Alumni Engagement, as a member of the alumni relations team, the Assistant Director plans and implements a comprehensive alumni engagement program designed to more broadly and deeply reconnect and integrate alumni with Monmouth College. The program will target diverse segments of the alumni body and focus on programming that will reach, serve and engage alumni; therefore, enhancing their potential to serve and support the College as volunteers.  A successful program of alumni engagement will build pride, strengthen their involvement, and increase their philanthropic and non-philanthropic support of the College.  The banner under which Alumni Relations will operate is the notion that the undergraduate education at Monmouth College is an enduring value, and the relationships and personal growth that develop during those four years enrich alumni lives forever.

Related Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the execution of a successful fall Homecoming weekend, including

    • With the campus community, develop and implement programming attractive to alumni.

    • Utilize the College website and email communications to publicize the event(s) and inform alumni, members of the campus community and other attendees.

    • Work with the Art Director or outside vendor to create an informative and appealing event brochure. Coordinate the mailing lists with the Alumni Relations Coordinator and facilitate the timely completion of the project.

    • Work with the Web Services Director and Business Office personnel to set up event registration information and payment processes.

    • Incorporate alumni awards events and activities into the overall plan.

    • Working with the Director of Alumni Engagement and the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, coordinate and assist reunion-planning committees for classes celebrating milestone reunions (5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th and 40th   reunions). This includes, but is not limited to, committee creation, mailing and emailing of class communications, fundraising for class gift, assisting in coordinating special class events, etc.

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of a successful Golden Scots Celebration and reunions, including

    • Working with the Director of Alumni Engagement and the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, coordinate and assist reunion-planning committees for classes celebrating milestone reunions (45th, 50th, 55th, 60th, and 65th reunions). This includes, but is not limited to, committee creation, mailing and emailing of class communications, fundraising for class gift, assisting in coordinating special class events, etc.

    • Support and sustain alumni involvement in GSC activities

    • Provide support for all activities and details specific to the induction of the 50th reunion class into the Golden Scots Club.

    • Use website and email communications to publicize event and inform attendees.

    • Communicate with alumni and campus community

  • Create and execute a weekly strategic social media communications plan for the Monmouth College Alumni Facebook page, Monmouth College Alumni Twitter account, Monmouth College Alumni Instagram account, etc. Promote and recognize alumni through the college website as well as the social media outlets. Utilize streaming video, photos, music, graphics, etc.

  • Initiate events, activities and programs that promote school spirit and instill among current students a sense of pride in their college and the value of maintaining a life-long relationship with Monmouth College, MC alumni, and fellow students.  This initiative might include a more pronounced role in first-year orientation; a plan to transition the graduating class into their new role as alumni; and a communication plan that promotes and supports Alumni Relations with the class. Oversee and advise the Student Alumni Association. Provide guidance for organization structure, possible involvements on campus and with alumni, and continual growth of the group through their mission.

  • Oversee, in conjunction with the Alumni Board of Directors and the Director of Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Regional Chapter program by supporting volunteers in each region and working with the alumni to assess the program.  Grow current chapters and launch chapters in regions within the guidelines for regional chapters.

  • Work with the Director of Alumni Engagement to establish quantifiable objectives for alumni engagement in College activities and relationship building opportunities.

  • Coordinate surveys of alumni; track and analyze results and recommend opportunities for improvement.

  • Work with the Student Life team to coordinate and execute the Presidentís Senior Gala. This may include managing work orders, securing vendors, speakers and special guests, overseeing set-up and tear down and other tasks to ensure a successful event.

  • Work closely with the communication staff to promote and obtain Clan Notes.

  • Build and maintain relationships with the alumni of MCís Malaysian International Alumni Chapter and provide support where needed. Work to identify additional areas around the globe to promote Monmouth College through alumni population and connections.

  • Indirectly supervises Alumni Relations Coordinator as well as student workers and interns.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree required, preferably earned at Monmouth College.

  • Preference for experience in alumni relations, and/or similar non-profit constituent outreach programs.

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for a liberal arts college experience.

  • Excellent work ethic, high energy level, amiable personality, good social skills.

  • Effective writing and public speaking skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attentiveness to detail, and good abilities to follow up on communications with alumni and college staff.

  • Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Willingness and ability to travel and participate in evening and weekend alumni and college activities in addition to the regular work day.

  • Valid driverís license and satisfactory driving record.

Application Process:

Competitive salary and attractive benefit package.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:  Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462-1998 or E-mail at mike@monmouthcollege.edu. 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Associate Development Officer (posted February 19, 2014)

Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks immediate applications for an energetic, experienced and highly motivated professional to serve as an associate development officer based in Monmouth, Illinois.

The Associate Development Officer will manage relationships with approximately 150 prospective donors and will primarily focus on identifying, cultivating and stewarding gifts of $10,000 and above, as well as perform various and numerous related duties including, but not limited to: 

     Working collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, other development and advancement staff, and other College representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for college-wide priorities.

     Monitoring all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.

     Recommending, implementing and assisting with programming involving the President, Vice President for Development and College Relations, other vice presidents, and campaign volunteer leaders.

     Participating in all aspects of the gift cycle:
- Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors
- Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including     working with volunteers
- Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
- Make solicitations when appropriate
- Maintain stewardship contacts with donors; adhere to the highest ethical standards; demonstrate empathetic disposition and perseverance; reflect optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors

     Identifying and personally visiting 14-17 prospective donors per month. 

     Securing support for a set of campus-wide priorities that include academic programs such as the sciences, endowed chairs, scholarships, unrestricted support, facility renovations, new facilities, and campus improvements.

     Providing counsel to the Vice President for Development and College Relations, and the Director of Alumni Relations to support territory needs.

     Manage and update portfolio through Datatel software.

The successful candidate will possess:

     Bachelorís Degree; Masterís Degree a plus.

     Demonstrates a background with skill sets required for successful fundraising experience.  Demonstrated record of professional achievement, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong presentation and organizational skills, an ability and willingness to travel regularly and extensively are necessary for success in this position and a valid driverís license.

     Ability to work successfully under performance metric system.

     Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership donors in order to develop relationships between them and the college.

     Interest in all aspects of education and a dedication to promoting the collegeís fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with faculty, senior academic leaders, trustees, volunteers, and the advancement office team.

     Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.

     A track record of building donor relationships and closing gifts in the five-figure to six-figure range.

Competitive salary and attractive benefit package.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to:  Michael McNall, Director of Personnel, Monmouth College, 700 E. Broadway Ave., Monmouth, IL 61462-1998 or E-mail at mike@monmouthcollege.edu. 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Part-time Custodian (posted December 10, 2013)

Monmouth College seeks immediate applications for a part-time custodian (20 hours/week).  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: mopping and waxing floors; sweeping; cleaning carpets, stairs, restrooms, and showers; dusting; refuse collection and removal; washing and drying laundry; moving furniture; operating motor vehicles and equipment; etc.  Work schedules are and will remain subject to change, but it is anticipated to be 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

In addition to a demonstrated ability to complete above tasks and other related responsibilities in a satisfactory manner, successful candidate must be able to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals in a public, multi-tasked, service-oriented environment.  High school diploma or equivalent, valid driverís license, and satisfactory driving record are also required.  Competitive wage.  Apply in person at the Monmouth College Personnel Office (Poling Hall) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (M-F, except holidays). 

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement


 

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement
Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Monmouth College (the "College") takes seriously its affirmative duty to maintain a work and study environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  Monmouth does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on any of the grounds covered by state or federal civil rights laws, including race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.  The College also does not tolerate domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking committed against any member of its community.

The Title IX Coordinator at Monmouth College is Jacquelyn Condon, Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students (Rm. No. 123, Poling Hall, Tel. No. 309-457-2114).


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Monmouth College Profile:

Monmouth College is a nationally-ranked private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1,350 students. Monmouth offers the bachelor of arts degree in 34 majors. Founded in 1853, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located in Monmouth, Illinois, a small, friendly community located approximately one hour from both Peoria and the Quad Cities.

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