Employment

On Campus: Burrus Dickinson

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.


Administration openings

No openings at this time.

Faculty openings

Adjunct teaching possibilities open in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics for a variety of courses

Position

Part-time instructors needed in Science Division beginning August, 2015. Courses to be taught are a variety of courses in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

Position Requirements

Successful candidates will have, at minimum, a Master’s degree in the appropriate field. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Application Materials

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically (please put “Science and Mathematics” in the subject heading); PDF format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Sandi Gourley, Accounting Clerk, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Paul Small, Division Chair Science and Mathematics.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Adjunct Instructor in Sociology

Position

Part-time instructor needed in the Social Science Division beginning August 2015. Courses to be taught are SOC102 Principles of Sociology and SOC306 Minority Peoples in the United States.

Position Requirements

Successful candidate will have, at minimum, a Masters degree. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Application Materials

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Adjunct Sociology” as the subject heading) pdf format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Sandi Gourley, Accounting Clerk, Eureka College, 300 East College Ave. Eureka, IL 61530. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Junius Rodriguez, Chair of the Social Science and Business Division.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Adjunct Instructor in Biology

Position

Part‐time instructors needed in Science Division beginning January 2016. Course to be taught is General Biology.

Position Requirements

Successful candidate will have, at minimum, a Masters degree in Biology. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Application Materials

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please place “Adjunct Biology” in the subject heading); pdf format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Paul Small, Division Chair Science and Mathematics, at smallbio@eureka.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

Position:

a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate may also be eligible to apply for a possible tenure track position that is pending approval to begin Fall of 2016.

Position Requirements:

Area of specialization is open, but candidate must be competent to teach a variety of undergraduate Religion courses, including introductory courses in world religions, introductory courses in Biblical Studies, and advanced courses in the history of Christian thought (Christian tradition). The major is a joint one with Philosophy and is part of the Humanities Division, and it includes an optional pre-seminary track. The Philosophy and Religion department attracts high-caliper students thanks to Eureka’s unique Disciples Leadership Program, a full scholarship for CC(DoC) students. We are also interested in candidates competent and interested in teaching in our Western Civilization courses and other interdisciplinary courses, such as our First Year Seminar, honors courses, and Senior Seminar. Teaching load is four courses a semester. Ph.D. or near completion of doctorate required. Graduation from or teaching at a liberal arts college desirable. Affiliation with or ordination in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) highly desirable.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific discipline.

Applications Materials:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement which addresses your approach to teaching in a liberal-arts environment and your expectations for further scholarly research and development, and have three letters of reference sent to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Religion Position” in subject heading). Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Scott Hemmenway, chair of the search committee, at hemmenway@eureka.edu.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition

Position:

a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of English starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate may also be eligible to apply for a possible tenure track position that is pending approval to begin Fall of 2016.

Position Requirements:

Eureka College seeks an Assistant Professor of English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition. The normal teaching load is four courses (12 semester hours) per semester. The majority of the courses taught will be freshman- and junior-level composition courses with the possibility of developing a seminar course(s) in rhetoric and/or composition theory. Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in designing and/or implementing assessment programs for a composition program, experience teaching developmental composition, and a vision for coordinating a composition program. Secondary interests in linguistics or technical writing will be valued. All department members are expected to teach general education, survey, and composition courses in addition to courses within their specializations. Interdisciplinary courses, like first-year seminars or an occasional honors course, may also be taught. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. by August 15, 2015(ABD considered); teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific disciplines.

Applications Materials:

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, and have three letters of reference sent to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Rhetoric and Composition Position” in subject heading). Questions about the position should be directed to the Provost Office, at provost@eureka.edu.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


Visiting Assistant Professor of American Literature

Position:

a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of American Literature starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate may also be eligible to apply for a possible tenure track position that is pending approval to begin Fall of 2016.

Position Requirements:

Eureka College invites applications for a one-year appointment in American Literature; specialization in an area before the 19th century is preferred. Attractive secondary areas include trans-Atlantic literature, classical literature, women’s studies, and critical theory. The normal teaching load is four courses (12 semester hours) per semester. All department members are expected to teach up to half of their load in freshman and junior composition courses. Also expected are general education and survey courses in addition to courses within their specializations. Interdisciplinary courses, like first-year seminars or an occasional honors course, may also be taught. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. by August 15, 2015; teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific disciplines.

Applications Materials:

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, and have three letters of reference sent to employment@eureka.edu (please put “American Literature Position” in subject heading). Questions about the position should be directed to the Provost Office, provost@eureka.edu.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


Visiting Assistant Professor of British Literature

Position:

a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of British Literature starting Fall 2015. The successful candidate may also be eligible to apply for a possible tenure track position that is pending approval to begin Fall of 2016.

Position Requirements:

Eureka College invites applications for a one-year appointment in British Literature; specialization in area before the 19th century is preferred. Attractive secondary areas include other European literatures, classical literature, women’s studies, and critical theory. The normal teaching load is four courses (12 semester hours) per semester. All department members are expected to teach up to half of their load in freshman and junior composition courses. Also expected are general education and survey courses in addition to courses within their specializations. Interdisciplinary courses, like first-year seminars or an occasional honors course, may also be taught. The candidate must possess a Ph.D. by August 15, 2015; teaching experience at a residential liberal arts college preferred.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific disciplines.

Applications Materials:

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, and have three letters of reference sent to employment@eureka.edu (please put “British Literature Position” in subject heading). Questions about the position should be directed to the Provost Office, at provost@eureka.edu.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


Assistant Professorship Organic Chemistry

Position

Visiting full‐time professorship: with specialization in Organic Chemistry

Position Requirements

The Science and Mathematics Division of Eureka College invites applications for a visiting professorship in organic chemistry. The successful candidates will be able to teach a variety of both lecture and laboratory sections of the chemistry major courses. The organic chemist will be asked to teach medicinal and organic chemistry, quantitative analytical chemistry, and second semester general chemistry. The Division has an FTIR, HPLC, GC, and atomic absorption spectrometer and a state‐of‐art new organic chemistry laboratory and classroom facility.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific discipline. Professors are expected to involve undergraduate student participation in their research projects.

Applications Materials

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement which addresses teaching laboratory and lecture in a liberal‐arts environment, letter addressing research interests with undergraduates, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Paul Small, Chair , Science and Mathematics Division
Eureka College
300 E. College Ave
Eureka IL, 61530.  

Electronic applications may be sent to: employment@eureka.edu. Applicant screening will begin on 6/22/2015 and continue until the position is filled. Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


Assistant Professorship Physical Chemistry

Position

Visiting full-time professorships: with specialization in Physical Chemistry.

Position Requirements

The Science and Mathematics Division of Eureka College invites applications for a visiting professorship in physical chemistry. The successful candidates will be able to teach a variety of both lecture and laboratory sections of the chemistry major courses. The physical chemist should be able to teach a variety of lower and upper divisional courses in physics and physical chemistry, including inorganic chemistry and quantum mechanics. The Division has an FTIR, HPLC, GC, and atomic absorption spectrometer and a state‐of‐art new organic chemistry laboratory and classroom facility.

Eureka College values excellent teaching at the college level that employs a variety of methods to enable all learners in the classroom. The small college reality requires professors who can be interdisciplinary and generalist in approach while still engaged in, and engaging about, their specific discipline. Professors are expected to involve undergraduate student participation in their research projects.

Applications Materials

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement which addresses teaching laboratory and lecture in a liberal‐arts environment, letter addressing research interests with undergraduates, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Paul Small, Chair , Science and Mathematics Division
Eureka College
300 E. College Ave
Eureka IL, 61530.  

Electronic applications may be sent to: employment@eureka.edu. Applicant screening will begin on 6/22/2015 and continue until the position is filled. Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.

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Staff openings

Assistant Dean of First Year Programs

Position: The Assistant Dean of First Year Programs coordinates and oversees programs, activities, and services that support and enhance the Eureka College first‐year experience and first generation programs.

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Position Requirements: Successful candidate will have, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4‐year college or university; highly desirable is a Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education Administration, or related field

Application Materials: Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Assistant Dean of First Year Programs” in the subject heading); pdf format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent Melody Mounts, Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Daniel Blankenship, Provost and Dean of the College, at dblankenship@eureka.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Groundskeeper

Position
Perform a wide variety of general activities to maintain campus grounds including, but not limited to, mowing, trimming, weed control, removing leaves and brush, keeping walkways clear of snow and ice. Requires 24-hour emergency on-call contact on rotation schedule which may include performance of basic general maintenance duties. This is a year-around full-time position with excellent fringe benefits package including comprehensive insurance, paid vacation, and tuition waiver. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm, subject to vary based on workload, and pays $10.50/hour. Download a full job description.

Position Requirements
High school diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required. Must possess 1–2 years related work experience.

Application Materials
Application may be submitted electronically in PDF format to email, by mail, or in person to Melody Mounts, HR Generalist, Burrus-Dickinson Hall Room 101, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Applications also available in person at Eureka College Human Resources. Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Eureka College Maintenance Department at 309-467-3721. Download the job application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Band Director

Position

The Band Director will provide oversight of the development, implementation, and recruitment of band members for the student pep and concert band programs. The successful candidate will provide general coordination of the band programs including rehearsing, coordinating performances, teaching and instructing, conducting, and supervision of student assistants/band leaders who provide support for the band programs. This is a part‐time opportunity with some required evening and weekend hours. The band director reports to the Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. The desired start date is August 1, 2015.

Position Requirements

A background in providing band instruction, music education teaching experience, and previous conducting experience is essential.

Application Materials

Submit a letter of application, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please place “Band Director” in the subject heading); pdf format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Written submissions may be sent to the Business Office, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL, 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Coats, Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, at jcoats@eureka.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.

Office Coordinator Teacher Education Dept.

The Position:  Provides coordination services for all aspects of the Eureka College Teacher Education Program. Normal work week/day is Monday‐Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one‐hour, unpaid lunch time. This is a full‐time position with excellent fringe benefits package including comprehensive insurance, paid vacation, and tuition waiver. This position is based on a 10‐month work schedule, August 1 – May 31. Hours outside the normal work day may be occasionally required.

Position Requirements:  Qualified candidates must have exceptional computer background with proficiency in Microsoft Office, possess strong clerical, organizational and communication skills in addition to a solid work ethic, and have the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy. Prior experience as an Office Coordinator preferred Essential: Post‐secondary education and/or relevant experience. Desirable: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

Application Materials
 Click here for job application.  Application may be submitted electronically in pdf format to employment@eureka.edu, by mail, or in person to Melody Mounts, HR Generalist, Burrus‐Dickinson Hall Room 101, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL  61530. Applications also available in person at Eureka College Human Resources.  Inquiries about the position may be directed to the Eureka College education department at 309‐467‐6339.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Maintenance Worker

Position: Perform a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment with an emphasis on plumbing and painting. Requires 24 hour on-call contact on rotation. Normal work schedule is Monday-Friday 7:00am‐3:30pm with potential for early AM call-in and after hours work as needed. Fulltime position with excellent fringe benefit package.

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The College: Eureka is a small residential liberal arts college located equidistant between the cities of Peoria and Bloomington/Normal. The campus is situated on 112 wooded acres with 24 academic and residential buildings in the city of Eureka, Illinois. Focused on excellence in learning, service, and leadership, Eureka graduates include forty-two college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Wilson Reagan. Eureka currently has almost 800 students enrolled in 24 degree programs. Chartered in 1855 to provide a “non‐sectarian liberal arts” education by abolitionists who were members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka was the first college in Illinois and the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis.

Position Requirements: High school diploma or GED required. Must possess combination of training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities including related work experience in one or more of the building trades. Knowledge and experience with plumbing highly desired.

Application Materials: Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references. Click here for job application. Application may be submitted electronically in pdf or Word format to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Maintenance Worker” in subject line), by mail or in person to Melody Mounts, Human Resources, Burrus‐Dickinson Hall, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Applications also available in person at Eureka College Human Resources. Inquiries about the position may be directed to the maintenance department at 309‐467‐6394.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Athletics openings


Eureka College is a member of the NCAA Division III, the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference.

Assistant Coaches

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.

Position
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.

Position requirements
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.

Application materials
Submit cover letter addressing your area of interest, résumé, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (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.

Head Swim and Dive Team Coach

Position

The Head Swim and Dive Team Coach is responsible to plan, organize, lead, and direct a Division III NCAA program, including, but not limited to, student-athlete recruitment, budget management, practices, and swim meets.

Eureka College is a member of the NCAA Division III and holds conference affiliations in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university; or High School diploma/GED with related competitive swimming and diving experience. 1–3 years active coaching in a sport at the high school, club, or college level; or multiple years of competitive swimming and diving experience. Selected candidate will be required to be or become CPR, First Aid, and AED Certified

Application Materials

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please place “Swim Coach” in the subject heading); pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Human Resources, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Mr. Steve Thompson, Director of Athletics

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Men’s & Women’s Head Coach Track & Field and Cross Country Coach

Position

The Track & Field and Cross Country Coach is responsible for all aspects of the two programs, including compliance with NCAA, conference and College regulations; student-athlete recruitment; scheduling; practice and meet preparation; and budget management. The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of the NCAA Division III philosophy and the role of physical education and athletics within a private, liberal arts academic setting. This is a year round, part-time position.

Eureka College is a member of the NCAA Division III and the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year college or university; or High School diploma/GED with related professional competitive experience. 1-3 years active coaching in a sport at the high school, club, or college level; or multiple years of professional level athletic or coaching experience. Must possess valid driver’s license. Candidate will be required to be or become certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid.

Application Materials

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to employment@eureka.edu (please put “Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach” in the subject heading); PDF format is preferred, WORD format acceptable. Written submissions may be sent to the Business Office, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL, 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Mr. Steve Thompson, Director of Athletics.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Sodexo employment openings

Burgoo Assistant:

Several Positions

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.

Deli Server:

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30pm to close, plus every
other weekend 10:00am-2:00pm then return 4:00‐7:00pm

Dishroom Assistant:

Several Positions

4:30pm to close, plus every other weekend 10:00am‐2:00pm then return 4:00‐7:00pm

Grill Positions

Monday/Tuesday/Friday 4:30pm to close, plus every other weekend 10:00am‐2:00pm then return 4:00‐7:00pm

Please note: Positions with Sodexo Dining Services do not require an interview authorization slip. See Kathy Moore in the Commons to apply or email her at kathym@eureka.edu

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 complete State and Federal W-4 tax withholding forms before they can begin working on campus.

Chicago Regional Admissions Student Assistant

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Data Entry
  • Assisting with data clean-up
  • Filing
  • Preparing bulk mailings
  • Replenishing supply of printed materials
  • Answering telephone and directing calls as needed
  • Greeting visitors
  • Conducting campus tours
  • Making copies and scanning to the Chicago Counselors
  • Typing computer documents as needed
  • Preparing handouts for Open Houses and Reagan Weekend
  • Contacting prospective students by phone, email or mail
  • Being in contact almost daily with the Chicago Regional Admissions Counselors

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled at Eureka College
  • Must work well independently
  • Must have excellent communication skills (Written/Verbal)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Understanding that Admissions information is confidential
  • Desirable candidate will be from the Chicago Region
  • Knowledge of use of social media a plus

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