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368 South Prairie Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

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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: Human Resources, 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 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.

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.


Food Service Worker - 30 hours

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

Primary responsibility of the Food Service Worker is to serve, arrange, supply and prepare made to order high quality food items following established standards and preparation directions. Ability to use proper food handling and sanitation practices and how to safely operate and maintain kitchen equipment, including good knife handling skills are required. Must be able to follow instructions and work closely with fellow Dining Services staff, as well as ability to direct and assist student and temporary employees. This position is 30 hours per week, 10 months and may work varied shifts including holidays, evenings and weekends. May work in any or all dining service areas and units.

Qualifications:

  • Previous high volume counter service experience or general food preparation experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions.
  • Sanitation certification highly desirable.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.
  • 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: Human Resources, 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 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.

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.


Food Service Worker - 40 hours

Knox College invites applications for a Dining Services - Food Service Worker. This is a 40 hour per week, 10 month position with varied shifts, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

Primary responsibility of the Food Service Worker is to serve, arrange, supply and prepare made to order high quality food items following established standards and preparation directions. Ability to use proper food handling and sanitation practices and how to safely operate and maintain kitchen equipment, including good knife handling skills are required. Must be able to follow instructions and work closely with fellow Dining Services staff, as well as ability to direct and assist student and temporary employees. This position is 40 hours per week, 10 months and may work varied shifts including holidays, evenings and weekends. May work in any or all dining service areas and units.

Qualifications:

  • Previous high volume counter service experience or general food preparation experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have basic math skills, and be able to read and follow instructions.
  • Sanitation certification highly desirable.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 pounds.
  • 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: Human Resources, 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 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.

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.


Assistant Director for Employer Relations
Bastian Family Career Center

Knox College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Employer Relations for the Bastian Family Career Center. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Assistant Dean/Director of the Career Center with an expected start date of June 1, 2017. 

The Assistant Director will engage alumni in providing networks and support to undergraduates; develop and cultivate internships and full-time opportunities with employers, alumni and parents; establish innovative programming to advance the career development of students; and serve as an integral team member in the Center. The Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director to provide direction, strategic planning and goal setting, programming, and delivery and evaluation of comprehensive career and internship services.

Reporting to the Director of the Bastian Family Career Center, this newly-created position will initiate and maintain relationships with prospective employers and partners in order to develop employment and internship opportunities for Knox College students.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for building and facilitating connections leading to the recruitment of Knox College students; assess and refine the plan annually.
  • Increase the number of quality employment and internship opportunities by continuous development of relationships, both locally and nationally, with corporations, small businesses, and non-profit organizations.
  • Build connections with faculty, staff, parents and community partners to maximize employment and internship opportunities for Knox College students.
  • Work collaboratively with the Associate Director of Alumni Engagement to cultivate employment and internship opportunities via our alumni network.
  • Actively identify and promote employment and internship opportunities to students.
  • Develop programming to enhance student skillsets related to the job and internship application process.
  • Work collaboratively as a team member with the Associate Director and the Office Coordinator of the Career Center and also within the Division of Student Development.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred.
  • At least three years experience in consultative sales, recruitment, or higher education in either Career Services, Admissions, or Alumni Engagement.
  • Excellent public speaking and customer service skills with an ability to establish rapport with stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Desire to work with college students, particularly students from traditionally underrepresented populations (i.e., first-generation students, students from low-income households, students of color and/or LGBT students}.
  • Possibility for a suitable candidate to work remotely, with availability to attend some campus meetings and events as required, including a few evenings and weekends.

To apply, send a letter of application, resume, Knox College Employment Application 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 may be found at www.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 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.

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.


Assistant Football Coach, Defensive

Knox College (D-III - IL): a member of the Midwest Conference seeks an Assistant Defensive Coach. This is a restricted earnings position and reports to the Head Football Coach.

Bachelor's degree required. Wide Receiver or Quarterback coaching or playing experience preferred. Responsibilities include coaching your own position, recruiting both on and off campus, working with special teams, and other duties assigned by the head coach. The position is a 10 month stipend position and includes campus meals when classes are in session. There are no other benefits.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Knox College Application and contact information for three professional references to hr@knox.edu. No phone calls or faxes please. Please indicate in your letter of application whether you plan to attend the AFCA convention. More information about Athletics at Knox College may be found at www.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 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.

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.


Programmer

Knox College is accepting applications for Programmer. Programmer is part of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department. Meet with staff (at all levels) to develop solutions to support business processes. Analyze user requests and design programs and procedures to meet them. Present solutions to users and modify as needed. Algorithm design and development; understand entity relationship models of available data and databases; use Boolean logic to construct a program or set of programs in creating solutions or fulfilling system requirements. Accurately evaluate the Level of Effort required to complete tasks. Develop test cases to verify the correct operation of new and modified modules before releasing a program or module into the operational environment. Implement solutions: write program code, test programs, and document. Train users in administrative system modules, both as delivered and as modified and extended. Understand the operation of two to four major university offices; know the design of the software modules used for those offices in sufficient detail to be able to maintain them and to develop extensions to them. Assist in the operation and backup of servers and printers in the Computer Center as called on. Stay abreast of new and developing technologies and assimilate them into current work processes and procedures. Upload datasets into the ERP systems to facilitate operations of other offices and develop the tools required to utilize datasets to meet business objectives. Perform system maintenance procedures on various information systems in accordance with vendor established procedures, as required. Assist all other areas of the ITS operation as needed, including helping students, faculty and staff with usage problems and backup and operation of computer equipment. Assess and prioritize ad hoc requests, ongoing projects and operational needs. Daily use of: UNIX OS, SQL, database reporting tools, user interface design and development tools, software development tools.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is required. 2 years of programming experience is required that includes all of the following:
1. DocuShare/Jenzabar JX JAVA API or a comparable Web Services technology
2. Scripting languages (JavaScript)
3. Structured Query Language (ANSI SQL-92/ISO and Transact-SQL) and
4. Web and Portlet Development (.NET Framework, HTML5, CSS).

Must have knowledge of:
1. Linux / Unix and Windows Operating Systems and
2. Data Migration/Integrations Tools.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1420 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.
Please send a resume to the Human Resources department at hr@knox.edu.

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.


User Services Specialist

Knox College has an immediate opening for an individual to join a dynamic team of technical support professionals. The position is fast paced, varied, and is an excellent fit for individuals who enjoy interacting with a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to learning in a residential liberal arts environment.

The successful candidate for User Services Specialist will be required to interact with end users of varying technical sophistication in a respectful, patient and culturally sensitive manner. This position reports to the Director of User Services. User Services is attached to the Information Technology Services (ITS) division. ITS is responsible for all aspects of operation and support of technology at the College.

The User Services staff routinely: Engages with faculty to develop and implement technologies that enhance teaching and learning; Coordinates use of computer based teaching facilities and related equipment for classroom instruction and staff training; Provides telephone and in person support for hardware, software and network related inquiries; Supports the technology needs of various College events such as Board Meetings, Homecoming, and presentations by visiting scholars and professionals.

Strong general computing knowledge and troubleshooting skills in an enterprise network is a required. Advanced knowledge of Windows and Mac OS, and the following types of software is highly desirable:

• Desktop productivity applications
• Network connectivity
• Desktop operating systems
• Peripheral devices
• Antivirus software
• Web content development and authoring
• Google applications
• Microsoft Office
• Internet browsers and applications
• IOS and Android operating systems and applications.

Strong organizational skills and work ethic are critical. The successful candidate will be challenged by the volume and wide range of tasks for which they will be responsible. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A strong desire to learn new and evolving technologies is a must, and to work with diverse faculty and students in implementing those technologies for effective pedagogies and student learning. Supervisory experience is desirable. Periodic travel to conferences and workshops is required. The position can be physically demanding at times and require the individual to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds. A bachelor degree and 2 years of work experience, or 5 years experience in a technical support role in lieu of a degree is required.

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.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1420 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. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, Knox College online application and contact information for three professional references to hr@knox.edu


Assistant or Associate Director of Financial Aid

Knox College seeks a smart, technologically-savvy, hard-working individual to join the financial aid team as an Assistant or Associate Director of Financial Aid. As the successful candidate, you will provide a full range of financial aid counseling services for current and prospective students and their families; analyze and verify financial aid applications; award financial aid based on federal, state, and institutional policies; and participate in outreach activities both on- and off-campus. You will also play a key role in utilizing new technologies and leading initiatives to help us improve the delivery of financial aid and related services. The following are the qualifications for this position:
• At least three to five years of related experience in a financial aid office or equivalent experience in a higher education setting
• Strong proficiency with regard to information technology and the delivery of online services
• Strong analytical skills and an ability to interpret and apply federal financial aid regulations
• Commitment to excellent customer service
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks and projects
• Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
• Willingness to work additional hours during the peak financial aid processing season
• An appreciation for a residential liberal arts education, respect for individual differences, openness to the values and opinions of others, and flexibility to adapt to constant change

To apply, submit via email a cover letter, along with your resume, Knox College application, contact information for three professional references to the Human Resources Department at hr@knox.edu . Review of applications will begin April 1. Finalists will be subject to a background check.

Knox College is a nationally ranked, private, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 students from 48 states and 51 countries. 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, or financial means. The College recruits a national and international pool of high ability students and stands out among its peers for the inclusion of first-generation, international, and students of color, in a culturally rich and vibrant campus community.


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 cover letter, resume, names and contact information for three professional references to the Human Resources department 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 180-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.


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.

Please send cover letter, resume including contact information for three references and Knox College Application to the Human Resources department at hr@knox.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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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