Effective January 3, 2018
Blackburn College, a private, undergraduate, coeducational institution with a unique student-managed Work Program, seeks applicants for the following positions. Application guidelines can be found at the bottom of the page.
Vice President and Dean of Students
The new VP/Dean of Students will provide overall leadership and management of Student Life and all of the programming included therein.
As an integral member of the campus leadership team, the VP/Dean of Students reports directly to the President and provides vision, leadership and administrative oversight for departments that encompass the following: Residence Life, Student Engagement, New Student Orientation, Diversity and Inclusion, Campus Safety, Counseling Services, and Student Life Office Management. The VP/Dean of Students will work with, lead and mentor a highly capable, professional student life team. Primary responsibilities for the position include overseeing the disciplinary system and hearing board training, annually reviewing and updating the student handbook, leading college wide programs to increase student retention and graduation, and managing and completing all required reports including, but not limited to, Campus Safety and Security/Student Right-to- Know Act, Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, and Public Health Department Immunization Regulations.
The successful applicant must meet the following requirements: Earned a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a closely related field, working directly with students, and supervised workers. They will also be expected to maintain confidentiality, have demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize projects and demonstrated skill in successfully motivating and leading teams of employees to establish goals, meet deadlines and solve problems. The candidate should be an excellent communicator, organized, resourceful, professionally discrete, and have integrity, good judgment, credibility and a high standards of professional conduct.
The position profile is available here.
In order to apply, please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations and qualifications, CV, and names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references to: Human Resources, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email@example.com.
For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 30, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful applicant must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the United States’ diversity. As such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.
Coordinator of First-Year Writing
Full-time Tenure-Track Position
Inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Coordinator of First-Year Writing. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition, Rhetoric, or a closely related field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and at least two years’ experience teaching First-Year Writing. Experience working in peer-tutor writing centers strongly preferred. Other preferred qualifications include experience teaching literature and interest in joining a campus community that promotes diversity, respect, and inclusion. Blackburn seeks to build an inclusive faculty and administration that can engage the interests of a diverse student population; diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations, CV, a teaching portfolio, and names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references to: Human Resources, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full-time, Tenure Track Position beginning Fall 2018
The business department offers majors in accounting, marketing, management, agricultural business, and minors in economics, and human resources, and is collectively the second largest program on campus. The department strongly supports an interdisciplinary major in arts administration and is exploring the addition of majors in finance and data analytics. Successful candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching, and be qualified to teach micro- and macroeconomics, corporate finance, business statistics, business calculus, and upper level classes in economics or related business areas while promoting diversity, respect, and inclusion.
A Ph.D. in the field of Economics is required; ABD candidates will be considered if the dissertation will be completed by August 1, 2018.
Please send a letter of application addressing the above expectations and the promotion of a diverse and inclusive campus, a CV, the names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references, a description of your teaching philosophy, and a work sample such as a syllabus, to: Human Resources, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email@example.com. For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 24.
Bus Driver Position
Tasks include transporting college students, faculty, and staff to college related events. Some travel may require an overnight stay and/or travelling out of state. Applicants must be available for daytime and evening travel to include weekends. Requires appropriate driver’s license certifications to operate a 25 and 46 passenger bus.
Adjunct Faculty Positions
Interested in becoming a part of the Blackburn Community as an adjunct faculty member, but currently there are no openings in your field? Let Human Resources know by submitting your information to be considered for future openings. Use our Adjunct Faculty Interest Form to let us know your area(s) of expertise and interest. Your information will be shared with Department Chairs who have open adjunct faculty positions in the area(s) in which you are qualified to teach.
Send resume, cover letter, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current references to Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Avenue, Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626, or firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or walk ins. Applicants must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States.
Blackburn College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.