Vice President for College Advancement
Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, is currently accepting applications for the position of Vice President for College Advancement to begin August 1, 2013 or before.
The Vice President for College Advancement is the chief development officer for Bethel College, a member of the President’s Cabinet and reports directly to the President. The VPCA has primary responsibility for leading and managing all aspects of the College’s comprehensive advancement program. The VPCA provides staff support to the Advancement Advocacy Committee and the Directors Committee of the Bethel College Board of Directors.
The ideal candidate for Vice President for College Advancement will be self-motivated, organized and have experience working with capital campaigns, major gifts, estate planning, annual fund solicitation, donor research, alumni relations, and corporate and foundation relations. He or she must have a demonstrated ability to lead a dynamic staff and work closely with major donors, business leaders and members of the Board of Directors. He or she must be a team leader who implements the strategic initiatives in fund raising that will further strengthen the College’s position in higher education. A bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree is preferred. Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills are also required. Candidates must sympathize with and advocate for the mission of Bethel College.
Bethel College is a private, liberal arts, undergraduate college affiliated with the Mennonite Church USA and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Majors and concentrations include traditional liberal arts and science fields, pre-professional and accredited professional programs which include nursing, athletic training, social work, and teacher education. The student body of 500 students is approximately seventy-seven percent residential and traditional-age students. Distinctive emphases include peace, justice and conflict resolution, cross-cultural awareness and discipleship rooted in free conviction and commitment to Christian community. You can find more information about Bethel College here, and learn more about the school's mission statement.
Professional vitae, three letters of reference, and a detailed letter of application expressing how applicant might provide leadership and growth to the office of Advancement at Bethel may be sent to Rosa Barrera, Assistant to the President, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117 or e-mail email@example.com. The Screening Committee hopes to determine finalists before the end of June 2013 and expects to begin interviews by or before July 8, 2013.
Bethel College, North Newton, KS, anticipates an opening for a full-time Communications Coordinator. We are seeking an organized, self-motivated individual with proficiency in desktop publishing/graphic design and an eye for good photography to coordinate and produce printed materials, including college magazine, print advertisements and other promotional items. Successful candidate will contribute creative solutions in a team environment while managing multiple projects. Familiarity with AP style a plus. Requires bachelor’s degree in communications, English, graphic design or related field. Previous experience in the field or related area desired. You can find more information about the position here. Salaried position with benefit package included. Additional opportunities for instruction in the graphic design program available for interested candidates. Please send Bethel College application and resume with three references to Lori Livengood, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, 300 E. 27th, North Newton, KS 67117 or email the same to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications accepted until position filled. Bethel College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Adjunct Faculty - Business
Business Administration – Management (tenure-eligible). Bethel College (North Newton, Kansas) invites applications for part-time faculty members to teach courses in Accounting, Finance and Economics to begin in the Fall 2013 semester. Applicants should have a master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a closely related field or substantial business work experience.
Applicants should submit an electronic application letter indicating their area of professional interest and expertise, a curriculum vita, and contact information including email addresses for three references to Denise Krase email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Bethel College is a four-year, private, primarily residential, liberal arts college. It is the oldest Mennonite college in North America. Bethel College educates leaders through faith and learning, building it’s programs on four central values: discipleship, scholarship, service and integrity. Distinctive elements of a Bethel education inlude requirements in cross-cultural learning and religion and an emphasis on undergraduate research, internships and study abroad. Bethel College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minority individuals to apply.
Director of Forensics
Position Summary: Bethel College seeks a Director of Forensics/Assistant Professor of Communication Arts to lead a regionally competitive forensics program. Responsibilities include recruitment, program administration, coaching, tournament travel, organizing tournaments on campus, and teaching in the Communication Arts Department. This is a full-time, nine-month position beginning August 2013; renewal contingent on meeting recruitment goals. Review of applications will begin April 5, and continue until the position is filled.
Qualifications: Master’sDegree required, PhD. preferred. Record of successful teaching and coaching of high school and/or college forensics. Experience in theater and/or recruitment/sales preferred.
Bethel College is a four-year, private, primarily residential liberal arts college affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Bethel College educates leaders through faith and learning, building its programs on four central values: discipleship, scholarship, service and integrity. Applicants should be in sympathy with an academic community that values personal faith development, peace-making, social justice, cross-cultural learning, and service.
Bethel College has a long history of success in forensics. Bethel is one of only six colleges and universities in the nation – of any size – to qualify for the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) since the tournament began in 1978.
Please email a cover letter, Bethel College application, resume, transcripts and a minimum of three references to Denise Krase at Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, N. Newton, KS 67117 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE/AA
Resident Director & Coordinator of First-Year success.
The Resident Director & Coordinator of First-Year Success provides leadership and management to an assigned residential community in accordance with the mission and policies of Bethel College, including commitment to Bethel's Christian ethics and spiritual vitality. The position develops, maintains, and facilitates programs and initiatives focused on the creation of safe and secure learning environments which foster and support academic success, personal growth, and respect for self, diversity, and community.
Additionally, this position has general responsibility for first year student development and transition initiatives. This is achieved by working directly with students and campus/community stakeholders to provide support and create opportunities for positive interaction, and the coordination of programs and services to support and enhance the general retention efforts of the College.
JOB REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
- This is a 12-month, live-in position
- A Bachelor's degree and a valid driver's license are required.
- Preference will be given to candidates who have: experience with student programs/events; experience working/living within a residence hall environment; new student orientation, supervision, and/or advising.
- Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
- Evening and weekend hours are required. This position participates in an on-call emergency response rotation that may require additional hours outside of the standard work week.
- This position requires a person with the ability to manage a daily schedule while often working numerous evening hours and being on-call 24 hours a day. The employee may need to be able to lift up to 50 pounds. The job may involve exposure to household cleaning materials and use of typical office equipment. Ability to relocate personal residence to the residence hall apartment is required. Use of a computer and some travel is required.
Applicants should submit a cover letter; resume; three (3) professional references including name, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and a Bethel College application to Aaron L. Austin, Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St., North Newton, KS 67117, or via email to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.