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Invest in Science Excellence at Quincy University

Quincy University is proud to announce plans to renovate a portion of North Campus into a new Center for Science.  The project, slated to being in the Spring of 2014, was made possible by a generous lead gift of $2 million by an anonymous donor.  Giving students exposure to newer technologies and first-hand research experience will provide them with a competitive advantage for internships, graduate and professional schools, and the workforce.  Increased experiential learning for students will directly impact their ability to apply the knowledge they need to be successful, both intellectually and professionally.

Overview

sciencelabPlans include the renovation and upgrade of traditional classrooms and laboratories, and the addition of one psychology and two science Faculty-Student Research Laboratories.

Specialty Science Teaching Laboratories: Contemporary laboratory settings with up-to-date equipment will give students hands-on experience to complement newly acquired knowledge provided through traditional lecture.

Student Study Space: With the number of core programs being taught at North Campus, it is critical to provide flexible student study and gathering space. The planned study space includes workstations, wireless access and proximity to science classrooms and faculty. A food service area will be added to meet the needs of hundreds of students utilizing the campus each week.

Faculty-Student Research Laboratories: The creation of Faculty-Student Research Labs will allow faculty to continue their scientific pursuits while providing unique and valuable research opportunities for students. Students will be able to apply what they have learned in their courses to scientific research through both assisting faculty research and through conducting their own original research.

Student Computer Laboratory: A teaching and student computer lab is planned for North Campus. This lab is critical for student work and contains specialized software specific to science, mathematics, and psychology.

Modern Technology-Equipped Classrooms: Modernization of classroom space will allow all students at North Campus to learn in an environment designed for today’s technologically advanced students. Internet resources can be accessed in class and displayed for classroom viewing, students can record research data in student response systems for instant classroom analysis, and the professor can manipulate the classroom display via a tablet from anywhere in the room. Flexible modular classroom furnishings allow the professor to create multiple learning environments by rearranging the room for both individual and group study.

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NOTE:  The postings on this page are from outside Quincy University and shared for the benefit of QU students seeking part-time or full-time employment.  For student worker positions on campus, visit the Financial Aid page.  For full-time or graduate assistant openings within the university, visit our Human Resources page.


Part-time Employment Opportunities
(In order of submission date)

CROSSMARK (submitted 7/22/14) Event Specialists!
CROSSMARK is a professional services company that helps consumer goods manufacturers and retailers reach their performance objectives. We do this by excelling in four key areas – headquarter selling, retail merchandising, store level marketing, and streamlining trade practices. In business for more than 100 years, CROSSMARK employs more than 20,000 associates worldwide in offices in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, CROSSMARK is a privately owned corporation.

Equal Opportunity Employer
*Thrive in a fast-paced environment?
*Passionate about excellence?
*Skilled at multi-tasking?

Join our team!
Job Summary: Complete in-store food/product demonstrations/events, demonstrate products, engage consumers and promote product sale

We Offer:
Competitive Wages, Weekly Pay
Equipment Provided Onsite, Part-time Benefits
Opportunities for Advancement
Must pass company paid drug screen & background check. Reliable transportation & daily internet access needed. Customer service and food handling experience a plus. Flexible schedule as events run seven days a week. Heaviest workload is on Saturday and Sunday.
If interested, please call (972) 318-7129
and ask for Abigail.
Quincy, Normal, Elgin

 

Student Affairs (submitted 7/14/14) Event Set-up Crew
Help with set up and tear down of events by setting up chairs, tables, AV equipment, etc.  Be able to lift 50 lbs, maneuver stairs easily, and push/pull equipment around a room.  Interested candidates should contact Crystal Sutter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Quincy University Bookstore (submitted 4/17/14) Part-time Sales Associates
We are currently seeking a customer service oriented individual to assist in the operations of the QU bookstore.  In this position, you will perform cashier and other retail duties including stocking shelves and maintaining store appearance. Previous retail & cash register experience a plus.  Must be dependable, punctual, honest and hard working.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer welcoming individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds. Part Time 10 - 20 hrs per week, must have availability to work Mon-Fri 10am - 3pm, Sat 10am - 2pm.  Must be a high school graduate.  Computer experience is helpful.  Contact the bookstore for an application.

 

Hy-Vee on Harrison (submitted 7/12/14) Part-time jobs
Hy-Vee has part-time jobs available online at
www.hy-vee.com

Securitas Security Services (submitted 6/23/14) Part-time
Securitas Security Services is currently seeking dependable Security Officers in Quincy, IL.  Please apply online at www.securitasjobs.com and pick the Quincy, IL branch office.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabilities”

Red Cross (ongoing) - Part-time Positions
Click on link to see all open positions and apply via our career center: www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.  

Internship Opportunities

Internships at Quincy University are important learning activities that involve a relationship between academic programs and agencies or companies that support internships.  All students who wish to be placed in intenships supported by the university, and by the state-funded Cooperative Work Study Program, must be registered with Career Services and approved by the appropriate academic unit.

The following companies currently have internships available.  Visit the Career Services Center for details and to get registered.

  • White Tail Properties, Pittsfield, IL Internship Program (Submitted 7/14/14)
  • Marketing Internship at Hannibal Regional Healthcare (submitted 5/21/14)
  • The Office of Science and Technology (Deadline June 20, 2-14)
    The Office of Science and Technology Policy is currently accepting applications for its Fall 2014 Policy Internship Program. The application deadline is 11:59pm, Friday, Jun 20. Students who are U.S. citizens and who will be actively enrolled during the Fall 2014 semester are welcome to apply. More information and application instructions are available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/ostp/about/student/.
  • Adams Telephone Communication  - Sales/Marketing Internship
  • Hannibal Regional Healthcare System (submitted 5/14/14) Marketing Internship (unpaid)
  • Partners of the Americas Internship http://www.partners.net/partners/PIP_Experience.asp
  • Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (submitted 5/14/14) Fall 2014 Internship (unpaid)
  • Gardner Denver (submitted 5/5/14) Finance Internship
  • Melrose International (submitted 5/2/14) Marketing Internships
  • Northwestern Mutual Internhship Pittsfield, IL (submitted 4/14/14)
  • Menards (submitted 4/12/14) Management Internship

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

First Bankers Trust Services (submitted 7/22/14) 
Many First Bankers Trust Services has openings for Administrative Assistant, Employee Benefits Operations Associate, and Employee Benefits Risk Analyst. Interested seekers can apply online at www.firstbankers.com/Employment

SIU School of Medicine (On-going) Many all majors
Please reference our web-site listed below for the latest job opportunities and complete position descriptions at SIU School of Medicine.  https://siumed.hiretouch.com/search-jobs

Whitetail Properties (Submitted 7/14/14) IT Support Specialist
At Whitetail Properties, we strive to be the best in the world at helping people buy and sell hunting, farm and ranch land. Our success is a tribute to our employees who work every day to be the best at their assigned jobs and duties. In our office, suits and ties aren't important ­ hard work, a good attitude, results and accountability are what matters. We've already assembled a strong team and we're getting stronger. Our slogan about real estate sales is "We Grow Dreams" and we feel like it also applies to employment at Whitetail Properties. If working beside consummate professionals in a casual and creative atmosphere is what you're looking for, we invite you to apply with us and grow your own career dreams.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages the assigned IT/communications in a Mac and Windows environment.
  • Coordinates, installs, and continuously analyzes system design, hardware and software.
  • Recommends, and installs solutions and upgrades to ensure availability, integrity, efficiency, and reliability of all components of the assigned systems.
  • Serves as a focal point for ensuring functionality and operability of the assigned IT/communications system environment.
  • Optimizes the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems.
  • Provides ongoing technical support to office staff and field agents to ensure proper functional use of equipment and programs.

EXPERIENCE

  • Two years experience, education, or training that approaches techniques and requirements appropriate to an assigned computer applications area or computer specialty area in an organization.
  • Equal familiarity of MS Office and other common applications for both Mac and Windows.
  • Working knowledge of iPad, iPhone, and Android devices.
  • Experience with network and mass storage solutions is preferred.


    Ms. Kelly Johnson | Staffing Specialist
Whitetail Properties | P.O. Box 251 | Pittsfield,IL
Office: 217.285.9000

Community EDGE, St. Charles, MO full-time and part-time candidates(submitted 7/14/14) Project Coordinator
Community EDGE is a fast-growing economic development consulting firm serving clients nationwide. Our mission is to encourage the quality development of communities and businesses by enhancing existing efforts in need of economic development and community development expertise. We serve our clients with an absolute dedication to quality, integrity and fairness and our focus is on the sustainable. Our vision is to continue to grow in order to satisfy the vast unmet need for quality economic and community development expertise in the public, private and non-profit sectors. As we grow, we will maintain our reputation as a trusted, respected, true results-driven services firm with a dedication to quality and innovation. This will be accomplished by recruiting top talent and upholding a strong culture of high standards, creativity, integrity and a passion for our clients’ success. To learn more about our company, visit www.communityedgellc.com.
Community EDGE is currently looking for an individual who shares our passion and fits our company culture to fill the position described below.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates meetings and events for the Community EDGE team, which may include marketing events, strategic planning meetings, site visits/community tours, speaking engagements and training events.
  • Coordinates, provides staff presence and prepares material for meetings and events for key clients, which may include Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings and contributor events.
  • Manages communications for Community EDGE including marketing material, proposals, press releases, website and social media presence.
  • Manages communications for key clients including meeting material, press releases, e-newsletters, websites and social media presence.
  • Provides support as needed to Community EDGE leadership during special projects.

Education: Prefer Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: Prefer past experience in economic development, non-profit management, event/meeting planning or marketing.
Skills: The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, proficiency in desktop publishing, some graphic design skills and experience with website and social media content development. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, self-motivated, highly organized, and have excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently required.
Submission Requirements: Please send resume, cover letter and salary history via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 28, 2014.

 ETC Computerland (submitted 6/24/14)Web Developer/Application Programmer
Web Developer/Application Programmer

Responsibilities include providing scripting language support for customer websites and custom programming applications. Determines user’s needs, strategies, and goals and develops custom software solutions that meet those needs. Involves the daily creation of scripts, programs and interfaces.

Strong knowledge of building websites and web-based software applications using PHP and MySQL. Excellent knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS required. Ruby on Rails a plus.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Training: This position requires a candidate who is willing to learn, train, and become certified in the Design & Programming Department and its areas of expertise.

 

Vermont Street United Methodist Church (submitted 76/28/14) Non-Ordained Coordinator for Discipleship Ministry
Vermont Street United Methodist Church of Quincy, Illinois is seeking to employ a non-ordained coordinator for discipleship ministries who is responsible for providing guidance in our youth and children's ministries, recruiting, developing, and supporting volunteers in these ministry areas, as well as responsibility in other areas of discipleship. The individual should possess a passion for Christ, a heart for youth, children, and all God's people, and an appreciation for Wesleyan/United Methodist Theology.  Salary commensurate with education and experience.  B.A./B.S. preferred.  Full time position. Send resume to Chairperson, Staff Parish Relations Committee, Vermont Street UMC, 818 Vermont Street, Quincy, Illinois, 62301

Quanada (submitted 5/14/15) Accountant
Quanada seeks a qualified individual to fill the role of Accountant.  Candidate must have or be working toward CPA certification.  Interested candidates should submit resume and letter of interest to Quandada at 2707 Maine Street.
 
Coca-cola (submitted 6/5/14) Sales positions
Coca-cola has sales openings in the Quincy market.  Interested candidates should send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop them off at the Coca-Cola facility off of Ellington Rd.

SIU School of Medicine (On-going) Many and all majors!
Please reference our web-site listed below for the latest job opportunities and complete position descriptions at SIU School of Medicine.
https://siumed.hiretouch.com/search-jobs

Illinois State Board of Education  (ongoing openings) Teacher Positions
If you are interested in being considered for a position, you will need to download an official application at www.isbe.net/hr/Default.htm.

American Red Cross (ongoing)
Employment Opportunities effective April 5, 2013, 405 W. John H. Gwynn Jr. Avenue Peoria, IL 61605. IMPORTANT NOTE:  Internal applicants must apply online via the Internal Career Center on CrossNet, https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.icc, External applicants must apply by visiting our website at www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.

Missouri Department of Revenue (ongoing)
Missouri Department of Revenue has updated its list of job opportunities.  To view this list, please visit https://sa.dor.mo.gov/hr/jobopp/default.aspx.

study-abroad

Quincy University is proud to offer both short-term study abroad and semester study abroad opportunities for students.  To learn more, visit our FAQ page or fill out an early interest form.

niemanncenter

Opened in 2013 thanks in large part to a $1 million gift from Rich and Connie Niemann and Niemann Foods Inc., the Connie Niemann Center for Music, 16th and Seminary Road, comprises a performance hall, a multi-purpose reception hall, and a formal atrium. The center occupies the space that formerly served as two adjoining chapels, initially for Our Lady of Angels Seminary and subsequently for the Franciscan Retreat Center.  The remodeled space retains the character of a sacred space, meeting the needs of the area’s active retreat movement while providing an acoustically sophisticated environment for musical performances.  The traditions and the meditative character of the space were in the forefront of planning and renovation, with special attention to the stained glass art of Fr. Thomas More Brown, OFM, founder of the Quincy University art department. Regional consultants in the areas of acoustics and lighting provided direction for installation of infrastructure to promote an ideal performance setting for musicians and an enjoyable concert experience for the audience.

musicmajors

The Music Program at Quincy University offers courses leading to four undergraduate degrees within the music program: the Bachelor of Arts in Music, the Bachelor of Science in Music Education, the Bachelor of Arts in Church Music, and the Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Music Production. The teaching philosophy of the music program is suited to the individual. This approach develops inborn talent to the fullest, while it stresses those qualities needed for success in the field – musicianship, technique, and overall music knowledge. Admission to the University does not constitute entrance into the music program. All students wishing to major in music must audition before members of the music faculty prior to acceptance as a music major.

Bachelor of Science in Music Education
Students who intent to teach instrumental and/or vocal music at the elementary or secondary levels pursue this degree. Students in this program take additional courses in the School of Education and specific courses in Music Education that will qualify them for teaching certificates upon graduation. Music Education students will gain hands-on experience while working with local K-12 students.

Bachelor of Arts in Music
This is a program for students who desire a well-rounded degree in music, or who may aspire to become performing artists. Our classic curriculum has prepared generations of professional musicians and places substantial emphasis on music history, music theory, literature, and performance. Junior and Senior recitals represent the culmination of this degree.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Music Production
This degree offers a fresh alternative approach to understanding and addressing the challenges of our rapidly advancing technological world. Experience and expertise are gained in the areas of recording studio production, music performance and composition, film and video production, radio and television production, field recording, and other areas of the music business.

NEW - Bachelor of Arts in Church Music
Students who wish to work in a church setting as a vocalist, keyboard player, or choir director pursue this degree.  The classic music curriculum is offered along with enhanced religious studies and a church music practicum.  The practicum involves working with local church musicians in a variety of musical settings including church choir, organist, pianist, and contemporary praise band.

Music Minor
The music minor consists of 16-17 credit hours plus ensemble participation. Following the required foundation courses, students may choose an area of concentration: music theory, music history, music performance, or music education.

NOTE:  All performance ensembles include a large number of non-music majors. Students are encouraged to participate in these ensembles and are eligible to receive music scholarships. Following an audition, music scholarships are determined by the music faculty. Non-majors who receive music scholarships are expected to participate in ensembles and take applied lessons in the major performance area.

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