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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

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Sculptor and/or Ceramic Artist for Spring '18 Artist in Residence Program

The Knox College Department of Art and Art History is seeking applications from Sculptors and Ceramic Artists for a spring '18 teaching residency. Supported through the generosity of Galesburg-based Blick Art Materials, the program has a two-fold mission: To enrich the educational experience of our students through exposure to artists whose perspectives and ways of working are not represented by regular faculty or curricula. And, to benefit the Galesburg community through educational or creative opportunities, or to include community constituents in collaborative or community-based projects. Artists with interest in engaging economically and racially diverse communities through their work are especially encouraged to apply. Knox College particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups.

When: Spring term 2018 (March 20 - May 30).

Where: Galesburg IL is a city of 32,000, located approximately 200 miles SW of Chicago, approximately 3 hours by car or 2.5 hours by train. http://www.ci.galesburg.il.us/about/demographic/

Expectations
• Resident Artists will design and teach a course in their area of expertise meeting 2.5 hours two days a week, and should be available to students an additional 3-5 hours weekly.
• Artist/Residents are expected to spend a minimum of 5 days per week on site.
• Artists will produce a body of work to be exhibited during the final week of their residency. Applicants should hold an MFA or a record of equivalent professional achievement.
• Artists will engage the Galesburg community in collaborative or community-based projects or events.
• Artists will donate a work to Knox College.

Benefits to the artist
• Monetary Compensation  
• Accommodation and studio space
• An opportunity to work in and with a diverse creative community.
• Teaching experience in a small vital liberal arts college.
• Great students, stimulating department.
• Availability of materials through local Blick warehouse/discount store.
• Studio and gallery space in The Box, an off-campus alternative space.
• Solo exhibit

Applications should include:
• CV
• Website link, or 15 jpegs minimum.
• A letter of interest describing related experience, ideas for a class and community engagement, and how the program will benefit applicant's artistic/professional growth.
• Contact info for two references.

To be considered applications must be received by Dec 1, 2017. Applications for future consideration will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Email materials to Andrea Ferrigno aaferrigno@knox.edu. Or, mail to Andrea Ferrigno, Dept of Art and Art History, Knox College, 2 E. South St, Galesburg IL. 61401.

To learn about Knox College https://www.knox.edu/ See also https://www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox. Knox Art Department https://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/art

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 or Associate Director of the Knox Fund

Knox College seeks an Assistant or Associate Director of the College's $3.8 million annual fund team. The position reports to the director of the Knox Fund.

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of engagement and giving for the first 14 years of a person's Knox involvement; first as a student, then as an alumna/ alumnus of the College; coordinating crowdfunding programs; and strategizing with all members of the annual fund team to find new and forward-thinking ways to connect with and fully engage Knox students and alumni.

The successful candidate must be highly organized and able to perform more than one project at a time; possess an attention to detail; have proven written and excellent verbal communication skills; be comfortable with face-to-face solicitation; be creative; be excited to work as part of a team; have knowledge of social media and familiarity with data systems; and have excellent interpersonal and social skills and a high energy level.

A Bachelor's degree is required. Two to three years of fundraising or comparable experience is preferred; exceptional entry-level applicants may be considered. Knowledge of a liberal arts college environment is a plus.

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


General Maintenance Worker

Knox College invites applications for a General Maintenance Worker. This is a 40 hour per week, 12 month benefited position. Predominantly day shift, Monday - Friday, but shift could vary and include holidays.

Summary: Under the general direction of the Director of Facilities Services and under the supervision of Facilities Services management staff, the General Maintenance Worker will assist in a variety of tasks connected with the maintenance, construction and repair of campus buildings. Work may involve remodeling and new construction, indoor and outside work, and the use of hand tools and power tools associated with the maintenance trade.

Minimum Requirements:
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Minimum of 2 years' experience in one or more of the following trades is preferred: carpentry, electrical, HVAC, painting and plumbing boiler experience.
• Valid Illinois driver's license.
• Physical ability to handle objects, tools, or controls: stand, walk, reach stoop, kneel, climb, crouch or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Assist in keeping the maintenance shops, assigned vehicles, and work areas clean and neat.
• Follow good safety practices and correct or report unsafe conditions.
• Keep accurate records of work orders and keep the Maintenance Shop Foreman of the status of work in process.
• Work collaboratively with other members of the maintenance and heating staff.
• Ability to pass a background check.

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


Chemistry Stockroom Manager and Campus Chemical Hygiene

The Department of Chemistry seeks applications for a Chemistry Stockroom Manager and Campus Chemical Hygiene. This is a full-time, 12-month position. This position will report to the Chair of the Chemistry Department. The Chemistry Stockroom Manager and Campus Chemical Hygiene supervises the stockroom operation in support of the chemistry teaching laboratories, ensuring that adequate supplies of reagents and equipment are available, works with faculty and Laboratory Coordinator to periodically update lists of chemicals and supplies used each week in each laboratory course, maintains and restocks supplies within student laboratory drawers and prepares and coordinates supplies and equipment for all Chemistry laboratory classes.

In addition the Chemistry Stockroom Manager and Campus Chemical Hygene will:

  • Supervise staff and student stockroom assistants in tasks such as the preparation of reagents the transport of equipment and chemical to and from chemistry laboratory spaces, the assisting of laboratory students at the stockroom window and maintenance of all chemistry teaching laboratories to ensure that they are in an orderly and safe condition, including bench and hood spaces.
  • Supervise the preparation and maintenance of sufficient quantities of reactants and reagents for all chemistry teaching laboratories, and organize and maintain the chemistry-related stockroom and storage facilities.
  • Coordinate, hire and approve timecards of student workers for stockroom and laboratory assistants, develops, delivers, and documents safety training for faculty, staff, and students and advise and instruct students and faculty regarding safe chemical practices and proper equipment operation.
  • Maintain a proper stock of personal protective equipment, including gloves, goggles, and lab coats and ensure that all chemical labeling and storage meets the requirement of the Knox College's Chemical Hygiene Plan and contribute to the maintenance of a computerized inventory of all chemicals, apparatus, and equipment in chemistry-related storage and laboratory spaces.
  • Assist in the collection of chemistry laboratory wastes, and arrange for temporary storage of wastes.
  • Negotiate with vendors to ensure maximum cost savings on chemicals, supplies, and equipment needed in the chemistry teaching laboratories and research laboratories.
  • Issue purchase orders for chemicals, supplies, and equipment requested by Chemistry Department faculty for chemicals, apparatus and equipment required for teaching and research laboratory operations and Maintain records of purchase orders, and communicate with suppliers in the event of any order discrepancies.
  • Examine, inventory, and store all incoming orders, and process invoices when orders are complete, determining proper storage requirements, and communicate with the specific faculty members who placed the order and perform an annual inventory with assistance from the Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator.
  • Procure and make available SDS sheets for each procured chemical as required by law.
  • Conducts frequent inspections of the chemical stockroom, chemistry laboratories, equipment, instruments, fume hoods, eye stations and deluge     showers, and signage to ensure compliance with college policy, laboratory safety and OSHA standards, and local codes.

Additional Tasks Include:

  • Transport incoming packages and mail relating to the stockroom when necessary.
  • Perform other special job-related tasks for faculty in the Chemistry Department, such as assisting in the making of solutions for classroom demonstrations, as time permits.
  • Serve on the departmental and college Safety Committee. 

The successful candidate will have the following experience and requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related field, experience with preparation of solutions, training in safe handling of chemicals, biohazards and proper waste disposal methods and training in chemical stockroom and inventory management
  • Knowledge and understanding of laboratory safety standards, OSHA, EPA and related safety rules, regulations and procedures and safe handling of hazardous materials
  • Familiarity with MSDS, Spreadsheets and databases
  • 2 or more years' experience working with college students in an academic laboratory or industrial laboratory environments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, superior organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, manufacturers, and vendors
  • Ability to hire, train and supervise student workers in basic stockroom-related practices
  • Responsible, independent stewardship of resources and management of inventory
  • Experience with the handling of compressed gas cylinders and cryogenic liquid dewars and transportation of incoming orders and outgoing waste containers. Exposure to potentially dangerous situations/chemicals, environmental issues that require a range of safety and other precautions.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, Knox College application, transcripts, and contact information for three references via email to hr@knox.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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.

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.


Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Radiation Safety Officer


The Department of Chemistry seeks applications for a Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Radiation Safety Officer. This is a full-time, 12-month position. This position will report to the Chair of the Chemistry Department. The chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Radiation Safety Officer teach Laboratories, serve as the Radiation Safety Officer and generally supervise the laboratory and all chemicals and equipment.
In addition the Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator and Radiation Safety Officer will:

  •  Verify that all laboratory instruments for which the Stockroom Manager has primary responsibility are in proper working condition and initiate    repairs when required, working with appropriate department personnel, manufacturers, and vendors.
  •  Work with faculty and the Stockroom Manager to periodically update lists of chemicals and supplies used each week in each laboratory course and  well as, prepare and coordinate supplies and equipment for all Chemistry and Biochemistry laboratory classes.
  •  Assist professors, student laboratory assistants and students during General Chemistry laboratory classes and grade laboratory reports for all  sections of General Chemistry laboratory classes.
  •  Train General Chemistry laboratory assistants during a weekly meeting while laboratory classes are in session.
  •  Supervise the set-up and return to storage of instruments required by the chemistry laboratory teaching program as directed by laboratory  teaching schedules.
  •  Assist the Stockroom Manager in the preparation and maintenance of sufficient quantities of reactants and reagents for all chemistry teaching  laboratories and of all chemistry teaching laboratories to ensure that they are in an orderly and safe condition, including bench and hood spaces.
  •  Monitor and maintain chemical instruments and lab equipment in consultation with faculty.
  •  Become well-versed in the operation and repair of shared departmental instruments and teach students how to safely and correctly operate these  instruments.
  •  Supervise the cryogenics and calibration for NMR equipment maintenance.

Additional Tasks:

  •  Transport incoming packages and mail relating to the stockroom when necessary.
  •  Perform other special job-related tasks for faculty in the Chemistry Department, such as assisting in the making of solutions for classroom  demonstrations, as time permits.
  •  Conducts frequent inspections of the chemistry laboratories, equipment and instrumentation to ensure compliance with college policy, laboratory  safety and OSHA standards, and local codes.
  •  Assist faculty with development of laboratory exercises.
  •  Perform an annual inventory with assistance from the Chemistry Stockroom Manager.

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) in chemistry or a related field and Radioactive Safety Officer Certification (can be obtained upon employment).
  •  Knowledge and experience in using laboratory equipment in basic scientific research applications and ability to troubleshoot problems in use. Safe  handling of chemicals and equipment/instruments as well as preparation of solutions and handling of compressed gas cylinders and cryogenic  liquid dewars.
  •  2 or more years' experience working in academic or industrial laboratory environments and experience working with college students in a  laboratory environment.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and superior organizational skills in addition to Familiarity with spreadsheets and/or databases.
  •  Ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, manufacturers, and vendors and to train and supervise student workers in basic laboratory-  related practices. 
  •  Transport of incoming orders and outgoing waste containers.
  •  Experience with exposure to potentially hazardous situations/chemicals, environmental issues that require a range of safety and other precautions.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, Knox College application, transcripts, and contact information for three references via email to hr@knox.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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.

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.


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, email a cover letter, resume, Knox College Application 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 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.


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 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.


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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