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368 South Prairie Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7137

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Administrative Assistant, Dining Services

Knox College seeks an Administrative Assistant in Dining Services. This is a 20 hour week, 10-month position reporting to the Assistant Director and/or Director of Dining Services.

Primary duties and responsibilities include the upkeep and maintenance of student and departmental services as they relate to student, staff and faculty ID cards, student employment & scheduling, student board plan participation, purchasing records, and other the activities and information reporting and data entry as they relate to these services, as well as the supply and maintenance of essential Dining Services front line materials such as order sheets, signage, informational materials for distribution and office supplies. This position includes other duties as assigned.

Requirements include High School diploma, Associates or Bachelor's degree in related field preferred; minimum two years work experience in high volume office environment. Preference given to three or more years of related experience; demonstrated ability in the use of computers and software with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Oracle/C-Board application and ID card systems.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Employment Application, and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form, which can be found at www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox, and contact information for three professional references 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.


Baker

Knox College invites applications for a Baker in Dining Services. This is a 30 hour per week, 10 month position with varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Primary responsibility of the Baker will be for production of desserts prepared from scratch and/or baking mixes, breads, rolls, pastries, cookies and other bakery items. Ability to read and understand recipes, follow instructions, calculate and track quantities and use mechanical and digital scales is essential. Must operate various food service equipment including large commercial mixer and rotating shelf oven. In addition, the baker may be expected to decorate cakes, cookies, pastries and other items, for special occasions and events. Employee will assist other staff in the preparation, service and distribution of food, sanitation of equipment, and utensils in dining and preparation areas. Experience in a large commercial or institutional bakery is highly desirable. This position will occasionally include weekend and evening hours. May work in any Dining Services unit and perform other duties as assigned.

Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and stand or walk most of the work shift.

Qualifications:

1. Previous high volume baking experience preferred.
2. High school diploma or equivalent required.
3. Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions and recipes.
4. Sanitation certification highly desirable.
5. Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.
6. Ability to pass a background check.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, Employment Application (found at: www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox) 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.


Campus Safety Officer I

Knox College seeks an experienced, energetic, individual to fill the position of Campus Safety Officer I. This is a 40 hour per week, 12-month benefited position (primarily third shift) in the office of Campus Safety. The Campus Safety Officer I reports to the Director of Campus Safety.

Responsibilities include patrolling the campus for the protection of students, employees, visitors and their property; responding to emergency situations; writing incident reports; enforcing regulations; and reporting any safety/security situations.

Qualifications include an Associate's degree in Criminal Justice or the equivalent; one to two years experience in a related emergency services field; ability to patrol on foot in all types of weather; strong, professional written and verbal communication skills; ability to provide exceptional customer service; and maintain a valid driver's license. Prior security training and experience is desired.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, Employment Application; and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form (optional) and contact information for three professional references to Knox College, Human Resources, 2 E. South Street, K-200, Galesburg, IL 61401, or email to hr@knox.edu. Employment Application and Voluntary Self-Identification Form may be found at www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox.


Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Knox College is seeking an assistant coach for Women's Soccer. Candidates are expected to demonstrate knowledge of the sport and demonstrate the ability to work closely with student-athletes in practice and competition situations. Responsibilities include practice organization, 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. This position could begin as soon as March 1st. 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/employment-at-knox) to Rhonda Dalton at hr@knox.edu or to Knox College, 2 E. South St., Galesburg, IL 61401.

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 Human Resource Director, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-4999.


Registrar

Knox College invites applications for College Registrar, responsible for the overall organization and coordination of all registration processes and academic records processes. The Registrar will provide a broad and variable range of professional services, including: maintaining data integrity and operations concerning student academic records; coordinating, designing, and improving the College's academic records function; implementing office policy and College procedures related to student academic records; working closely with faculty and staff to develop and implement procedures and systems that support the curriculum and academic programs at the College; and managing all aspects of class scheduling, student registration, and transfer evaluation processes. The Registrar at Knox College also plays a key institutional role in retention and completion efforts, providing statistical and analytical reports to aid in developing academic policy.

In addition, the Registrar will:

  • Ensure the smooth operations of all aspects of the office, including administrative functions such as academic requirements, College Catalog, maintenance of the student information system (Jenzabar), and course/classroom scheduling. 
  • Oversee the processes for student enrollment, transfer credit articulation, production of official transcripts and graduation and degree verification.
  • Work closely with the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment in the preparation of periodic sets of internal and external statistics and produces statistical and narrative reports for various committees and individuals.
  • Serve as an ex officio member of the Curriculum Committee and the Academic Standing Committee.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) guidelines. 


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree in student services, educational administration, or a related area preferred.
  • Five years of direct experience in a registration or records, academic affairs, or student academic services setting; experience in a liberal arts college preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulations governing federal, state, and institutional policies regarding student registration and record keeping.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the application of technology to deliver student records and registration services and ability to keep pace with rapidly changing landscape of information access required; experience with Jenzabar preferred.
  • Ability to work closely with diverse faculty, students, and staff, build strong relationships across various offices and sectors of the College, manage staff effectively, and maintain a high-level of customer service.
  • Ability to function effectively at both the strategic and operational levels and to understand the role of the Registrar's Office in relation to the College and its mission. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; strong planning and organizational skills.


This is a full-time 12-month administrative position; salary commensurate with experience and qualifications; the position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs & Dean of the College. 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.

To apply, please send a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for three professional references to the attention of Dr. Lori Schroeder, Associate Dean of the College at hr@knox.edu. Review of applications begins February 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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. 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.


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.


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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