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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.
Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Eureka College seeks an Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students to serve as the chief student affairs officer of the College providing leadership and vision in administering a comprehensive range of programs and services designed to: 1) enhance students’ co-curricular and extra-curricular learning experiences; 2) improve student success and retention 3) assist in creating a campus culture that promotes the academic achievement and psychosocial development of all students including the student judicial system 4) assist with crisis/emergency management; 5) support institutional improvement initiatives pertaining especially to students; 6) advocate on behalf of students; and 7) foster collaborative relationships among students, faculty, staff, administration, and trustees. This is a full-time position with excellent fringe benefits package including tuition waiver.
Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related field with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a leadership role in Student Affairs/Higher Education Administration are required, doctorate in Student Affairs/Higher Education Administration is preferred. 2-3 years as VP of Student Affairs or Dean of Students at a college and/or university is preferred.
Submit résumé, letter of application, and minimum of 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org; pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable (please put Student Affairs 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 Dr. Daniel J. Blankenship, Provost and Dean of the College.
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.
Application period is closed.
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.
Application period is closed.
A full-time position with the Custodial Department. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 4 am to 12:30 pm. The custodian will maintain campus buildings in clean and orderly condition by performing duties as assigned by the supervisor, using various cleaning materials, methods, and equipment. Includes excellent fringe benefits package.
High School diploma or equivalent GED required. Prior custodial experience preferred.
Download and complete the job application. Application may be submitted electronically in pdf format to email@example.com, by mail, or in person to Eureka College Human Resources, Burrus-Dickinson Hall Room 101, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Applications also available at Eureka College Human Resources. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Marilyn Cook, Custodial Supervisor, at 309-467-3721.
Deadline for applications is January 26, 2015.
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.
Submit résumé, letter of application, and minimum of 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org; pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable (please put Physical Plant 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 Mr. Marc Pasteris, VP Finance & Facilities/CFO.
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.
Sodexo Employment openings
Full time Cook in Dickinson Commons
- Sunday: 9am–2:30pm
- Mondays 9:00am–6:30pm
- Tuesday–Thursday 10:30am–6:30pm
Must have a current ServSafe license or IDPH sanitation food license. Experience necessary.
Cooks from scratch. Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing, seasoning, cooking, tasting, carving, and serving soups, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments. Prepares foods by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding fruits and vegetables, and trimming and cutting meat, poultry or fish for culinary use. Tastes products, reads menus, estimates food requirements, checks production, and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment.
Includes benefits and competitive salary.
Send résumé to Kathy Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Marketing and Communications
4–6 hours per week; 1 position available
The Student Web Assistant works as part of the Marketing Team for the College, assisting in the external and internal marketing and communications work for the institution. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, updating daily news and events items on the website; maintaining quality assurance and web accessibility; monitoring and compiling website usage statistics; completing other website updates as needed; and assisting with special projects as they arise. Familiarity with basic office software programs and ability to type accurately is required. Experience with web design, web programming languages, WordPress, blogging, and graphic design is preferred.
Student Programs and Services
Student Assistant – 5 hours per week, 1 position available
Student assistant will work with the Office of Student Programs and Services to assist with projects, answer phones, and aid in the daily flow of material. Hours may vary based on special events schedule.
Successful candidate must maintain confidentiality; be professional, friendly, flexible and willing to learn; possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Office; and be able to climb stairs. Student occasionally may be required to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
Sodexo student employment opportunities
Monday and Wednesday nights 6:30 – 10:45 pm
Assistant performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to, taking orders at the register, operating the grill and drink stations, keeping food items stocked, and end-of-shift clean up. Experience in cash handling and register operations necessary.
For Sodexo job application see Kathy Moore in the Commons or contact her at email@example.com.