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Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science – Linux

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition,
seeks applicants for an adjunct instructor of Linux.

Position Description:
The position will provide instruction for one daytime course in the fall 2016. The
Linux class will meet on MW from 1:50 pm – 3:05 pm.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
  • Solid understanding of the Linux Command Line and Linux Operating System
  • Knowledge of at least one desktop environment (KDE, GNOME, etc.)
  • Basic shell scripting

Preference will be given to individuals with:

  • Post-secondary teaching experience
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science

Contact/How to Apply:
Send letter of application, C.V. and contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Adjunct Instructor of English

Requirements:

  • M.A. in English required; a Ph.D. in English is preferred.
  • All degrees must come from an accredited institution.
  • College level teaching experience preferred.
  • Basic computer and technology skills required.

Contact / How to Apply:
Send letter of application, C.V. and contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Assistant Professor/Instructor of Computer Science

Quincy University, a Franciscan institution, is seeking to fill a visiting position in computer science/computer information system at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor in the Division of Science and Technology with the potential of becoming a tenure track position.

Responsibilities
Teach 12 hours of courses per semester, committee work, and participate in university activities. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in computer science; specific courses may include computer programming, web programming, algorithms, computer architecture, operating systems, and computer networks.

Qualifications
A master’s degree in computer science is required for the instructor rank. A Ph.D. degree is required for the assistant professor rank. Applicants will have a commitment to the liberal arts tradition, an enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates, and an interest in fostering the development of Computer Science student skills for graduate school and the workforce.

Position Available
August 2016

Application Deadline
The position will remain open until filled, but preferences will be given to application packets received by February 1, 2016.

Apply
Send a letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, research interests, graduate transcripts, and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Lee Enger, Chair, Division of Science & Technology
c/o Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu.

EOE


Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Quincy University, a Franciscan Catholic liberal arts university, invites two-full-time, one year visiting Assistant Professors of Psychology, with possible conversion to tenure track, beginning August 16, 2016.

We are seeking candidates with an emphasis in Biologically-based Experimental Psychology who can teach courses such as: Sensation and Perception, Physiological Psychology, Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Learning, Cognition and other courses in their area of expertise.

We are also seeking candidates with an emphasis in Developmental Psychology or Clinical/Counseling Psychology who can teach courses such as: Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Gerontology, Personality, Psychopathology, Counseling Psychology, and other courses in their area of expertise.

Qualifications:
A doctorate in Psychology is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. Teaching experience at the college level is required.
Please send letter of application, C.V., and three letter of reference to:

Dr. Wendy Beller, Chair, Division of Behavioral & Social Science
c/o Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Avenue Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE
The positions are open until filled, but review of applications will begin immediately


Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a visiting position in mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor, with the potential for conversion to tenure track, beginning Fall 2016. Teaching responsibilities will be four undergraduate courses per semester for both majors and non-majors. Courses may include Basic Statistics, Probability Theory, College Algebra, Calculus, and Real Analysis.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics or related field; college-level teaching experience. We encourage applicants who have a commitment to the liberal arts tradition, an enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates, and an interest in fostering undergraduate research. We are particularly interested in applicants with interest in alternative pedagogy including (but not limited to) inquiry-based learning. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background or interest in data science.

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

Apply: Send a letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, research interests, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Scott Luaders, Chair, Division of Science & Technology
c/o Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu.

EOE


 Adjunct Instructor of American Sign Language

Position Description:
The American Sign Language instructor will teach various levels of ASL courses and provide assistance at events for students and the Deaf community. This position will provide instruction for two evening courses in fall 2016 and up to three courses in the spring 2017.
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferable in American Sign Language, ASL Linguistics, Interpretation, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education or related field.
  • Extensive knowledge of Deaf Culture and the Deaf Community
  • Experience teaching ASL
  • Strong ASL linguistic or grammar based communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate well with Deaf and hearing colleagues
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching

Preference will be given to individuals with:

  • Post-sary teaching experience
  • Native or native-like ASL skills
  • RID or ASLTA certification

Contact/How to Apply:
Send letter of application, C.V. and contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Non-faculty Openings


VICE PRESIDENT OF BUSINESS AFFAIRS & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Quincy University seeks an accomplished and strategic finance executive to serve as the chief financial officer. Reporting directly to the president and serving on the president’s cabinet, the CFO assumes a strategic role in managing the daily responsibilities of planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of Quincy University, including: forecasting and supervising the campus budget, facilities and property management, serving as liaison to contracted services such as food service, bookstore, facilities, overseeing insurances and risk management procedures, and managing the College’s financial affairs. The CFO works closely with the Board of Trustees on financial planning and budgeting matters, and serves as a primary resource for the Finance, Investment, and Facilities & Technology committees of the Board of Trustees.

The ideal candidate will be gifted in proactive, hands-on financial and institutional leadership. He/she will exhibit the following qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or Business) required
  • MBA and/or CPA desirable
  • Minimum seven years of progressive financial management and leadership experience Not-For-Profit experience required; higher education experience strongly preferred
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in successfully leading the budget process and facilitating longer term forecasts
  • Demonstrated ability to create and interpret sophisticated analyses of financial and operational data and reports
  • Excellent organizational and implementation skills
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Understands the “big picture” and intricate analysis for higher education as an industry, the University as an individual institution, and the various components of University operations.
  • Demonstrates the attitudes and behaviors of a team leader and a team player
  • Computer literacy (i.e. comfortable with specialized budgeting software, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ERP reporting systems and email)

Quincy University is a Catholic, independent, liberal arts institution of higher learning in the Franciscan tradition located in west central Illinois bordering the Mississippi, 140 miles northwest of Saint Louis, Missouri, and 115 miles west of Springfield, Illinois.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in, and qualifications for this specific position, a resume or curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers of at least five professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

All nominations and applications should be mailed electronically to hr@quincy.edu.

Quincy University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages members of underrepresented group to apply.


Athletic Trainer – Football

Quincy University, a Franciscan Catholic liberal arts university, seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Trainer. This position is a full-time, 12-month position with appropriate benefits. This individual will assist the Head Athletic Trainer in administering athletic training services for 18 intercollegiate athletic programs with specific responsibilities to both the football and men’s volleyball program.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting in operating the athletic training room; ensuring proper use of equipment by student-athletes; providing proper evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletically injured student-athletes; maintaining medical records on student-athletes that include physical examinations, insurance information and injury evaluation reports; coverage of scheduled team practices and events, which includes traveling with assigned team(s); and assisting with daily maintenance of the athletic training room.

This individual must possess knowledge of current standards and practice in Athletic Training while following the NATA Code of Ethics. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with excellent organizational and time management skills.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Athletic training from an accredited institution, Master’s Degree preferred, minimum of two year experience working in intercollegiate athletic setting, NATA-BOC certified, ARC or AHA Professional Rescuer eligible. Send letter of application, resume, three professional references, NATA-BOC Certification #, and if

eligible Illinois Athletic Trainer License # to:

Director of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Avenue
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Applications Support Specialist

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your skills? Are you ready to take ownership of critical applications that support the day-to-day operations of the University? Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for a the full-time position of Applications Support Specialist. In this role you will work closely with Administrative and Academic departments across campus to address their needs and support their operations.

Job Summary:

The Applications Support Specialist is responsible for daily application administration and maintenance of campus enterprise applications including the Student Information System (SIS) and the Learning Managment System (LMS). The Applications Specialist will also serve as a liaison between IT Services and campus departments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a representative of the University, promoting QU’s mission, image, and goals to colleagues and the community.
  • Perform support of enterprise applications including technical troubleshooting, project management, and user requirement analysis.
  • Monitors applications and takes corrective action to prevent or minimize down time in the areas of system enhancements, upgrades and database management.
  • Communicate with end-users to evaluate business processes, assess needs, identify key challenges, and define project scope and deliverables.
  • Coordinate hardware/software installation, upgrades, training, and support.
  • Conducts proactive research and evaluation of trends to make recommendations based on current university needs.
  • Responsible for integration, administration, and maintenance of various campus enterprise applications including: Jenzabar EX, Moodle, LiveText, and other software packages in use across campus.
  • Responsible for integration, administration, and maintenance of the University’s Print Management Solution.
  • Other duties as specified by the CIO.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience, BS in computer science, information systems, or related area.
  • Basic Windows Server knowledge and administration.
  • Proficiency with SQL and relational databases, especially Microsoft SQL Server, including queries, stored procedures, triggers and functions.
  • Preference given for experience working in Higher Education with applications such as Jenzabar and Moodle.
  • Basic skills in Windows programming (.Net, ASP, etc) a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technologies and a desire to take ownership of your area of responsibility highly desired.

Send letter of application, resume and three professional references to:

Director of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu.

EOE.


 

Graduate Assistant Openings


Graduate Assistant for the Athletic Department-Health & Fitness Center/Intramurals

Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant for the Athletic Department-Health & Fitness Center/Intramurals.

This is a 10 month position: two year program.

Bachelor’s degree required with educational/work experience in a related area. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for the Quincy University Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than August 14, 2016.

Applicant must possess strong written and oral communications skills, demonstrate the ability to work with diverse student populations, and understand flexible working hours (nights and weekends). Send letter of application, resume, and three professional references to:

Director of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE


Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant

Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Athletic Communications Graduate Assistant. This is a 10-month position on a two-year program. A bachelor’s degree is required, along with educational/work experience in the related area. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for the selected Quincy University graduate program.

Quincy University, located in Quincy, Ill., has a 20-sport NCAA Division II program that competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Duties:
The graduate assistant will assist in all aspects of the athletic communications office, including serving as the primary contact for several sports assigned by the assistant athletic director. Responsibilities include the writing, editing and distributing of press releases and game notes, game-day operations, including statistics and live streaming, updating all applicable social media channels, serving as a liaison with the news media, photography, video production, game-day program production and other duties as assigned by the assistant director or the vice president of intercollegiate athletics.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field
  •  Previous experience working in an athletic communications office
  •  Knowledge of StatCrew Software in various sports
  •  Strong written and oral communication skills and knowledge of collegiate
  • athletics
  •  Knowledge of desktop software, including Adobe, InDesign, and Photoshop
  •  Experience in graphic design, video production and/or photography is preferred
  •  Previous use of website software (Sidearm, Presto, etc.) is also preferred
  •  Night and weekend work will be necessary
  •  Chosen candidate must apply for admission Quincy University’s graduate school
  • and be accepted into their chosen program of study.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, resume, three professional references and works samples (video links, writing samples, design samples, etc.) to

Director of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
or
hr@quincy.edu

EOE