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368 South Prairie Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7137

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Director, Gerald and Carol Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study

Knox College invites applications for the Director of the Gerald and Carol Vovis Center for Research and Advanced Study. The Vovis Center supports Knox students and their exceptional achievements by administering the Paul K. Richter and Evalyn Elizabeth Cook Richter Memorial Fund for independent work beyond the classroom, the Knox Mellon Fellowship and the Graduate School Exploration Fellowship. The Director recruits and advises students seeking national and international scholarships and fellowships, and organizes the unique Knox programs--Artists, Scientists, Scholars and Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (ASSET) for outstanding juniors and the annual event HORIZONS: A Celebration of Student Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work. The Director position is a 12-month, half-time benefits-eligible position that reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of the College.

Essential Duties

●   Design, monitor, and manage the application and selection process for Richter Funds and the ASSET program. Work with faculty advisory groups on the selection processes for each program.
●   Write the annual report and annual application for Richter Memorial Funds.
●   Work with the Dean's Office and Advancement staff to seek funding for the ASSET Program.
●   Organize and lead the Winter Seminar for the ASSET Program.
●   Recruit students applicants for national and international fellowships and scholarships, such as Goldwater, Udall, Fulbright, Truman, and Marshall. Serve as the Knox College campus representative for national and international fellowships and scholarships.
●   Work one-on-one with scholarship and fellowships applicants, organize and lead campus nomination and evaluation processes when required. Draft nomination letters on behalf of Knox when required.
●   Work collaboratively with a steering committee to manage the Knox Mellon Fellowships.
●   Work collaboratively with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest to manage to recruit and select students for the Graduate School Exploration Fellowship.
●   Publicize the accomplishments of students associated with Vovis Center programs.
●   Oversee the Responsible Conduct of Research CITI program for campus researchers.
●   Supervise administrative staff.

Qualifications

●   Master's degree required; PhD degree preferred.
●   Three years of direct experience in an undergraduate research office and experience in a liberal arts college and experience teaching at the college level preferred.
●   External grant writing experience preferred.
●   Ability to work closely with diverse faculty, students, and staff, building strong relationships across various offices and sectors of the College; ability to manage staff effectively.
●   Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; strong planning and organizational skills.

To apply, please send a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to the attention of Dr. Laura Behling, Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the College at hr@knox.edu. Review of applications begins February 3, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from Knox College.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 undergraduate students. Located in a community of 30,000, the College is 45 minutes from the metropolitan areas of Peoria, Illinois, and the Quad Cities, Illinois and Iowa, and about 3 hours from Chicago. The College is a vibrant and creative community with a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from across the U.S. and more than 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity. Students have a strong commitment to intellectual and experiential education, including independent research, scholarship, and creative work.

In keeping with our 179-year commitment to equity and access, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Coordinator Office/Card Services

Knox College invites applications for the position of Coordinator Office/Card Services. This is a minimum 37.5 hour per week, 12 month position with varied shifts, predominately Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

The primary responsibilities of this position involve operation and/ or maintenance of proprietary equipment and software necessary for the day to day operations of campus dining services. The successful candidate should demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills for direct communication with students, parents and college staff, both within and outside the department along with maintaining a high level of customer service at all times. This position reports to the General Manager of Dining Services.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Operate & maintain the campus ID card production system.
- Assist with departmental payroll & accounts payable functions.
- Operate miscellaneous office equipment.
- CBord Administrator
- Coordinate schedules for student workers in dining
- Processing of ID cards for new hires, staff and students
- Daily maintenance of cash operations for all dining locations
- Billing departmental charges for food orders
- Maintenance of copy cards campus wide
- Processing Vending Machine Commissions
- Processing Laundry Machine Flex Dollar Commissions
- Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum high school graduate or equivalent.
- Strong computer skills, experience with Microsoft office and other windows based software.
- Previous work with ID card production and access system software is highly desired.
- CBord knowledge preferred.
- Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
- Previous experience in a customer service oriented environment.
- Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.
- Ability to lift 30 pounds.


To apply, please send cover letter, resume, Employment Application (found at. www.knox.edu) and the names of three professional references to: Rhonda Dalton, Knox College, 2 East South Street, Box K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401; or submit online to: hr@knox.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender and financial means. With a campus population that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Financial Analyst

Knox College invites applications for a Financial Analyst. This is a full-time salaried position reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. Primary responsibilities include:

· Developing and maintaining forecasting models for complex data and benchmarking.
· Preparing reports and projections based on analysis which will be used to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making.
· Preparing yearly and quarterly reports
· Recommending actions to improve financial performance by analyzing results, monitoring variances, and identifying trends
· Assist with the development of the annual budget and monitoring budget-to-actual performance

Job qualifications: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or other related area; two years of successful experience in financial analysis; exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and identify trends; exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to communicate well with all levels. Knowledge of higher education financial systems and industry-specific issues is preferred. The successful candidate will have a strong ability to assume initiative by identifying required tasks and completing them with little supervision.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Employment Application, and information for three professional references to Knox College, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401, or email to HR@knox.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, and financial means. With a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Heating Plant Operator

Knox College invites applications for a Heating Plant Operator. This is a 40 hour per week, 12 month benefited position, including medical, dental vision and tuition benefits.

Summary: Under the general direction of the Heating Plant Foreman and the supervision of the Director of Facilities Services, the Heating Plant Operator maintains the boilers and chillers in the Central Heating Plant, assists in the maintenance of the motor pool fleet, and repairs and maintains the HVAC in all campus facilities.

Additional Responsibilities:
1. Assist in keeping the maintenance shops, assigned vehicles, and work areas clean and neat.
2. Follow good safety practices and correct or report unsafe conditions.
3. Keep accurate records of work orders and keep the Heating Plant Foreman informed of the status of work in process.
4. Work collaboratively with other members of the maintenance and heating staff.

Minimum Requirements:
1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. Minimum of 2 years of boiler experience.
3. Minimum of 2 years of HVAC experience
4. Valid Illinois driver's license.
5. Physical ability to handle objects, tools, or controls: stand, walk, reach stoop, kneel, climb, crouch or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, Employment Application (found at. www.knox.edu) and the names of three professional references to: Rhonda R. Dalton, Knox College, 2 East South Street, Box K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401; or submit online to: HR@knox.edu.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender and financial means. With a campus population that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Head Women's Soccer Coach

Knox College invites applications for the position of Head Women's Soccer Coach. The position is full-time, 12 months, and begins no later than February 1, 2017. Salary and benefits for the position are competitive. The successful applicant will build on a remarkable record of recent success, including a 19-1-1 record, the 2016 Midwest Conference Championship. The team's only loss was to the 2016 NCAA Division III championship team.

Knox College, a member of the Midwest Conference and NCAA Division III, is a vibrant and inclusive community of scholar-teachers and students with a tradition of free inquiry and independent thought. We seek an individual thoroughly committed to the ideals of a liberal arts education who will engage with the entire campus and have a strong focus on supporting student-athlete success and leadership. More information about Knox College can be found at www.knox.edu. Information on Knox College Athletics is available at www.prairiefire.knox.edu/.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the women's soccer program, including organizing and implementing a successful recruiting/retention plan, integrating the women's soccer program into the campus community, supervising practices/contests, managing the program operating budget, and managing the program in accordance with department/college/MWC/NCAA rules and regulations. Additional duties will be assigned depending on qualifications of the selected candidate.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree, Master's preferred, with at least four years of relevant experience. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and a commitment to the academic development of student-athletes. Experience in a diverse residential liberal arts setting would also be beneficial.

APPLICATION: Send cover letter, resume including contact information for three references, Employment Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional - forms may be found at www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox) to Rhonda Dalton at HR@knox.edu or to Knox College, 2 E. South St., Galesburg, IL 61401. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender and financial means. With a campus population that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Art Model

Knox College is currently seeking an Art Model (Nude) for classes meeting Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Models must be 18 or older. Otherwise, no limitations on gender, age, race, size or shape.

Models should be physically able to sustain a pose for periods up to 1/2 hour.

Models must pass a background check prior to employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please email the completed Knox College employment application to jlazarz@knox.edu.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 undergraduate students located in Galesburg, Illinois. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender and financial means. With a campus population that includes students from 48 states and 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity, Knox is a vibrant and creative community.

Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Assistant Men's and Women's Track / Cross Country Coach

Knox College is seeking an assistant coach for Men's and Women's Track / Cross Country Coach. Candidates are expected to demonstrate knowledge of each sport with emphasis on implementing a training program for the horizontal and vertical jumps. The candidate should have the ability to work closely with student-athletes in practice and competition situations. Responsibilities include practice organization, contest management, recruiting, and student-athlete development. This is a 10 month, stipend position and will include one meal per day on the college's meal plan while classes are in session.

A commitment to the welfare and development of student-athletes within the philosophy of NCAA Division III athletics is required. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application: Send cover letter, resume including contact information for three references, Employment Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional - forms may be found at www.knox.edu) to Rhonda Dalton at rrdalton@knox.edu or to Knox College, 2 E. South St., Galesburg, IL 61401. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EOE/AA/Nondiscrimination Statement
In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation or affectional preference, age, marital status, disability or other irrelevant factors in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics or any of its educational policies and programs. Questions and comments regarding this policy should be addressed to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-4999.


EOE/AA/Nondiscrimination Statement

In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation or affectional preference, age, marital status, disability or other irrelevant factors in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics or any of its educational policies and programs.

Questions and comments regarding this policy should be addressed to Title IX Coordinator Kim Schrader.

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