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About the College
Eureka College initiates transformational growth in its nearly 700 students through a diverse range of learning and service opportunities in a highly personalized setting, equipping graduates to be engaged citizens and servant leaders. The College was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for three consecutive years, rated No. 1 in the Midwest on the US News “Great Schools, Great Prices” best value list twice, and is cited as one of fifty national “All-American Colleges” by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Chartered in 1855 by abolitionists who were members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka provides a non-sectarian liberal arts education and was the first college in Illinois and the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis—equality of educational opportunity continues to be a focus of the College. Alumni include forty-two college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th President of the United States.
The town of Eureka offers the ambiance of a small town combined with easy access to the amenities of metropolitan areas. Eureka’s mid-state region is Illinois’ largest business and commercial center outside Chicago. Nearby Peoria, Bloomington, and Normal, Illinois offer a wide range of cultural opportunities, with Chicago and St. Louis less than three hours away. Two private universities and a state university are within a 30 mile radius.
Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.
No openings at this time.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
A tenure-track position in political science beginning Fall 2015. Courses to be taught include introductory American National Government courses, intermediate level political science courses, and upper-division specialization courses. The candidate will also serve as the Pre-Law Advisor for the College. Although the position ideally seeks a generalist in the field of political science, special consideration may be given to candidates who can offer courses in political theory, constitutional law/civil liberties, international relations, or other specialization areas. The successful candidate will teach courses that support the criminal justice, history, and philosophy majors, general education courses, and possibly first-year experience courses or an occasional honors course.
Desired are candidates who share a commitment to a liberal arts education and can demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, service and scholarship. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Political Science; teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred.
Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements which address your approach to teaching in a liberal-arts environment and your expectations for further scholarly research and development, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org; pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable (please put Political Science in the subject line). Written submissions may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Ave, Eureka, IL 61530. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Junius Rodriguez, Division Chair Social Science and Business.
Deadline for applications is January 15, 2015.
Assistant Professor of Spanish
A tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Spanish, specialization open, starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate will teach introductory and intermediate Spanish courses, as well as upper-level courses in his or her area of expertise. There may also be an opportunity to teach interdisciplinary general education courses. Two semester typical (4/4) course teaching load is required.
Ph.D. required by August 15, 2015. Desired are candidates who share a commitment to a liberal arts education and can demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, service and scholarship. Teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred.
Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and writing sample electronically to email@example.com; pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable (please put Spanish in the subject line). Written submissions may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Ave, Eureka, IL 61530. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jessica Barr, Chair, Spanish Search Committee.
Applications must be received by December 1, 2014, for full consideration. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Coordinator of Student Engagement/Assistant Director of Residence Life
The Coordinator of Student Engagement/Assistant Director of Residence Life is a live-on position which provides oversight and direction for Co-Curricular Campus Programming including, but not limited to, advising Fraternity and Sorority Life and Campus Activities Board; overseeing Student Clubs and Organizations; and assisting with the Residential Life program. This is a full-time, year-round position with an excellent fringe benefits package including tuition waiver.
Master’s degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education Administration or related field from an accredited institution is required. The successful candidate must have previous experience working with college students in an advising capacity. 1-3 years post-Master’s experience working in Residence Life, Fraternity & Sorority Life, or Student Engagement programs is preferred. Eureka College values student learning which takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. As an institution we set high academic and social standards and encourage all members of the college community to seek constructive challenges that lead to positive growth.
Send resume, letter of application, and minimum of 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org; pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable (please put Student Engagement/Residence Life in the subject line). Written submissions may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Ms. Shari Rich, Interim Dean of Students.
Deadline for applications is November 14, 2014.
Director of Physical Plant
Eureka College seeks a Director of Physical Plant responsible for all aspects of the Physical Plant including fiscal affairs; personnel management; planning and coordination of capital construction/renovation; maintenance of all current buildings and grounds; energy management systems; sustainability planning and implementation; and safety/security in order to provide a safe, healthy, aesthetically pleasing and comfortable environment for students, faculty, and staff. The Director also provides support for the Campus Master Plan and long-range physical plant planning. This is a full-time position with excellent fringe benefits package including tuition waiver.
Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and relevant work experience commensurate with the requirements of the position required with 7–10 years supervisory and progressively responsible experience at the management level in a complex facilities environment. Working knowledge and experience in the proper installation, maintenance, operation and repair of boiler plants, HVAC system design and controls, plumbing, electrical, and structural systems are essential. Valid driver’s license and LEED credential required. Experience in higher education setting preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost and Dean of the College
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support for the Provost and Dean of the College. Professional demeanor, prudent judgment and discretion, along with strict confidentiality and the ability to work with a diverse population are essential in this office. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, professional, and conscientious with strong communication and project management skills. This is a full-time, year-round position with an excellent fringe benefits package.
Qualified candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office and electronic mail; demonstrate a solid work ethic and attention to detail; and have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. High School diploma or equivalent combined with 3-5 years experience as an administrative assistant is essential. Experience in executive level support is preferred. Higher Education experience is a plus.
Application period is closed.
The HVAC Technician performs duties related to the repair, maintenance, operation, adjustment, and/or installation of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and related electric or pneumatic control systems. The technician will assume on-call duties on a weekly rotating schedule with other maintenance personnel. This is a full-time position with a competitive fringe benefits package.
Qualified candidates must have completed technical/trade school program or equivalent apprenticeship; demonstrate proficient knowledge of heating, refrigeration/air conditioning equipment and/or pneumatic and electrical control systems; and possess sufficient strength and physical dexterity including heavy lifting, bending, and access of hard to reach systems. Valid driver’s license and A/C certification are required.
Eureka College is a member of the NCAA Division III, the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.
Eureka College always welcomes the applications of qualified individuals from all sports disciplines who are seeking a position as an Assistant Coach. Red Devil student-athletes participate in Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Softball, Baseball, Tennis, Track and Field, Cross Country, and Golf.
The Assistant Coach will assist the head coach at practices and games, with scouting of opponents, and with recruiting of quality student-athletes. Assistant Coach is a part-time position with the season varying by sport.
Associate Degree from an accredited college or university and/or related college playing experience with a high school diploma or GED. 1‐3 years active game situation coaching of a sport at the high school, club, or college level; or multiple years of college or professional level playing experience.
Submit cover letter addressing your area of interest, résumé, and list of 3 references electronically to email@example.com (please put “Assistant Coach” in the subject heading); pdf format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Written submissions may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL, 61530.
Student Employment Openings
Eureka College offers part time employment opportunities for our students. There are a finite number of positions available and Eureka wishes to expand these opportunities across the greatest number of eligible students. To accomplish this goal, students generally are not allowed to hold two part-time positions simultaneously. Certain positions require experience or special skill which warrants an exception to this policy. In these cases the hiring supervisor must provide the Human Resources Office with written justification of the need to award the student an additional job. An exception to this requirement exists for students that work for Sodexo. Sodexo is a separate entity from Eureka College and a supplier of EC services.
A student must initiate a request for a job interview through the Human Resources office by obtaining an Interview Authorization Slip.
A work study award does not guarantee availability of a job or that the student will earn the total award. Paychecks are distributed every two weeks for hours actually worked.
Students must complete an I-9 Employment Eligibility form, provide original documents to verify Employment Eligibility, and State and Federal W-4 tax withholding forms before they can begin working on campus.
Reagan Pool Lifeguard
If you are Lifeguard certified (ELLIS or RED CROSS) and are looking to work a few hours a week please request an Interview Slip from Human Resources to apply for a position.
Sodexo Student Employment Openings
For job application see Kathy Moore in the Commons or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cashier in the Commons: Tuesday and Thursday 4:15-8:30pm plus every other Friday 4:15-7:15pm and every other
Saturday/Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm then return 4:00-7:00pm