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  • Effective January 3, 2018

    Immediate Openings in Theater

    The Blackburn College Department of Music and Theatre seeks adjunct instructors to teach the following courses during the Fall Semester 2018. Download the course listing here.

    Professor of English

    Full-time Tenure-Track Position

    Inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track Professor of English, with primary teaching duties in First Year Writing. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition/Rhetoric or English, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and at least two years of experience teaching First-Year Writing. Additional courses may be taught in literature, creative writing, and/or gender and women’s studies depending on candidate’s expertise. Experience working in peer-tutor writing centers strongly preferred, as is 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 submit your application to Human Resources, Ludlum 215, 700 College Ave., Carlinville, IL  62626 or hr@blackburn.edu and include:

    • A letter of application addressing the above expectations,
    • A curriculum vitae,
    • A description of your teaching philosophy, including the promotion of a diverse and inclusive campus,
    • A work sample such as a syllabus or a summary of recent business projects and how they would inform your teaching. 
    • The names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references,

    Position begins January 2019. For full consideration, please submit application materials by August 20, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   Blackburn seeks to build an inclusive faculty and administration that can engage the interests of a diverse population; underrepresented persons are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant 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.

    Agricultural Business

    Full-time Tenure-Track Position

    Inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Agricultural Business beginning Fall 2018.  The successful candidate will guide the development of Blackburn’s new Agricultural Business program; thus experience in an academic agricultural business program is required. The successful candidate will initially receive course releases for program development before transitioning to a standard teaching load of 24 credit hours per year. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach several of the following courses:

    • Introduction to Agricultural Business
    • Agricultural Management
    • Agricultural Marketing
    • Agricultural Law and Policy
    • Agribusiness electives such as Commodities Futures Markets, Land Management and Conservation, Farm and Ranch Management, or Technology in Agriculture.

    Applicants should have an understanding of plant, animal, and soil science, but are not required to teach these areas. While a Ph.D. or D.B.A is preferred, we welcome applicants with a master’s degree in an applicable discipline plus a minimum of five years of experience in agricultural business.

    Please submit your application to Human Resources, Ludlum 215, 700 College Ave., Carlinville, IL  62626 or hr@blackburn.edu and include:

    • A letter of application addressing the above expectations,
    • A curriculum vitae,
    • A description of your teaching philosophy, including the promotion of a diverse and inclusive campus,
    • A work sample such as a syllabus or a summary of recent business projects and how they would inform your teaching. 
    • The names/addresses/telephone numbers/e-mail addresses of three to five references,

    For full consideration, please submit application materials by April 18, 2018; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   Blackburn seeks to build an inclusive faculty and administration that can engage the interests of a diverse population; underrepresented persons are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful applicant 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.

    Grounds & Event Support Supervisor

    Full-time Position

    This is a full-time, 12 month position, responsible for the operation and maintenance of 90-acres of campus grounds and outdoor sports facilities, along with the management and coordination of the events set up on campus, using a student work crew.  As a member of a small and dedicated professional maintenance staff, the successful candidate must be team oriented and serve in a rotating on-call capacity for after hours and weekend emergencies and service.

    Strong managerial, leadership, and organizational skills are required as the successful candidate will be responsible for student work crews.  Landscaping and equipment repair experience, pesticide certification and some college preferred.

    Please send resume, cover letter, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, professional references to:  Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL  62626 or email hr@blackburn.edu.  Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

    For full consideration, please submit application materials by April 2, 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.

    Bus Driver Position

    Part-time 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 hr@blackburn.edu. 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.