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Allison Boehm, ’09

Current Position Openings

Institute Director for the Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR)

 Bethel College, North Newton, Kansas, invites applications for the position of Institute Director for The Kansas Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (KIPCOR), an institute at the college. KIPCOR, which was established in 1985 and is one of the oldest peace and conflict resolution institutes in the United States, focuses primarily on the process of developing and implementing constructive responses to conflict.

This is a full-time position with benefits. The starting time for this position will be negotiated with the successful applicant, with a target date of July 1, 2017.

Position Summary: The KIPCOR Director is responsible for the overall administration of the Institute, reporting to the Bethel College Vice President for Academic Affairs and the KIPCOR advisory board of directors. This includes managing a small KIPCOR staff and staff relations with Bethel College, participating in KIPCOR training and interventions, interpreting KIPCOR work to donors and the general public, and managing/raising KIPCOR operating funds. KIPCOR is a part of Bethel College, and the Director should be willing to support the mission and values of the college.

The successful applicant must be comfortable working with and advocating for an organization that focuses on peace, social justice, and conflict resolution within a higher education setting. Additional information about KIPCOR may be found at www.kipcor.org.

Essential Functions: Specific responsibilities for the KIPCOR Director include:

  • Serve as the primary liaison with Bethel College administration and the KIPCOR advisory board of directors.
  • Implement strategic planning and other directives of the KIPCOR advisory board of directors.
  • Manage and work collaboratively with KIPCOR staff in the assignment of institute work.
  • Serve as the primary interpreter of KIPCOR work to the general public and supporters.
  • Be primarily responsible for raising operating and endowment funds, both from grants and from individual/corporate donors.
  • Manage KIPCOR’s budget.
  • Participate regularly in KIPCOR training and conflict intervention work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in conflict transformation or a related field, or a law degree.
  • Significant specialized training in conflict resolution, conflict transformation, or other alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Experience as a mediator and/or as a group facilitator (may be partially substituted by other experience or education).
  • In-depth understanding how various uses of electronic and social media can be used to communicate with constituents and supporters and also used to interpret and market services and programs that can be implemented in a small non-profit.
  • Direct, successful experience in grant writing and fundraising.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience working as a third-party intervener in conflict management/ resolution/transformation situations, or as a process designer/facilitator in large group or public conflict or dialogue situations.
  • Experience teaching at the secondary, collegiate, or adult education level.
  • Have in place an existing network with other mediators and facilitators, church and organizational leadership, and business and governmental personnel.
  • Familiarity with the academic and practice field of conflict transformation and policy dialogue.
  • Experience and comfort in working with persons from a wide range of educational, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Experience working in a non-profit setting.
  • Meet Bethel College qualifications for teaching graduate courses.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent “people skills” within the office that both generate collaboration with staff and encourage mutual respect with staff and with volunteers.
  • Excellent public presentation skills – both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple – and sometimes competing – tasks.
  • Cultural competency with a commitment to diversity, inclusion and anti-oppression.
  • Excellent listener, with the ability to incorporate other ideas into planning and programming.
  • Ability to interpret KIPCOR work effectively to raise funds, both from grants and from other donors.
  • Basic budget planning and management.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in an office environment.
  • Efficient use of Microsoft Office software.

Work Environment and Conditions:

  • Minimal lifting, reaching and carrying.
  • Frequent trips up and down stairs.
  • Ability to function in a standard office setting in which offices are close, and in which there is significant interaction with others in the office.

To Apply: Submit an application letter (with email and phone contact information) stating why you are interested in this position and why you think you may be a good fit for KIPCOR. Include with the application letter:

  • Your resume (including work history).
  • The name, position, e-mail address, and phone number for three references who have direct knowledge of your experience, expertise, work style, and habits, and/or character.
  • A writing sample.
  • If you have evaluations of any workshops you have presented or courses you have taught, please include a summary of those.

Applications should be sent electronically to Dr. Robert Milliman at rmilliman@bethelks.edu. If you cannot send the application material electronically, it can be mailed to Dr. Robert Milliman, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 East 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117.

Review of applicants will begin April 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

KIPCOR is part of Bethel College, a four-year, private, primarily residential, liberal arts college located 25 miles north of Wichita, Kansas. It is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. More information about Bethel College may be found at www.bethelks.edu. Bethel is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Full-time Position in Nursing

Bethel College Department of Nursing invites applicants for a full-time faculty position teaching in the pre-licensure baccalaureate nursing program.

An unencumbered Kansas nursing licenses is required, as well as a baccalaureate and a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school. Candidates nearing completion of the master’s degree may be considered. The ideal candidate will have strong practice experience in mental health/psychiatric nursing and medical surgical nursing and experience in teaching in an academic or staff development setting. Responsibilities would include teaching, departmental and institutional committee work and service, student recruitment, and academic advising.

Bethel’s nursing program is accredited with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Bethel College is a four-year, private, liberal arts college affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Applicants should be in sympathy with an academic community that values the pursuit of authentic faith, critical inquiry, peace-making, social justice, and cross-cultural learning and service.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, Bethel College Employment Application, resume or curriculum vita with three references, along with a statement of teaching philosophy to Denise Krase, Office for Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th, North Newton, KS 67117. You may also email the materials to dkrase@bethelks.edu 

Review of applications will being April 24, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Individuals who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. Bethel College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director, Academy of Performing Arts

Position: Full-time Executive Director

Location: North Newton, KS

School Description: The Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts (BCAPA) is a non-profit collaborative school affiliated with Bethel College. The school serves the South Central Kansas community. Founded in 1996, BCAPA’s dance and music programs have grown to serve 250+ students of all ages and skill levels.

Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree. Experience in traditional and non-traditional fundraising as well as administration.  Strong writing and verbal skills.

Desired Qualifications:  Master’s degree. Experience in education, non-profit, grant writing.

Start date: Duties begin July 1, 2017

Contact: Please e-mail letter of interest, resume and three references with contact information to:

Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts

bcapa@bethelks.edu

Deadline: Open until filled

Administrative Assistant to the Development Office

Bethel College seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to the Director of Development and the Annual Fund Director. This position provides administrative support services for the Development Office, manages the database as related to donor gifts and produces donation letters and computer reports as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Cashier and receipt donations to the college
  • Maintain account designations for all donations to the college
  • Prepare monthly gift reports and others as requested by supervisor
  • Coordinate all “thank you” donation letters for the college
  • Maintain donor filing system as well as donor database as needed
  • Assist with travel arrangements and appointments with donors for supervisor
  • Assist with the coordination of events
  • Produce copy for sections of annual report and complete and submit the VSE survey for the Council for Advancement of Education

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with three to five years experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar position
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Software, G-Mail, and the experience and affinity for learning relational database software
  • Detail oriented with strong time-management, organizational, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team member

Please send the following to: Fred Goering, interim vice president for advancement, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117 or via e-mail to fgoering@bethelks.edu EOE/AA

Tenure-track Position in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Bethel College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin fall 2017. Ph.D. required. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and in the development of a research program involving students. We seek an individual with particular expertise in the areas of Organic Chemistry, Bio-Organic Chemistry, and Chemistry Education. Teaching responsibilities include chemistry courses at both the beginning and upper levels. Candidates are expected to participate in teaching, advising, supervision of senior seminar projects, and the ongoing development of the chemistry curriculum. Preference will be given to applicants with strong academic credentials and who are eager to participate actively within a diverse community of scholars in a small college environment. Review of applications will begin April 17, and continue until the position is filled.

Please include a cover letter that includes a list of relevant coursework and research experience, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts and a description of research interests that can involve student collaborators. In addition, a Bethel College application, and three letters of reference with contact information, including email addresses should be sent to: Denise Krase, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs at dkrase@bethelks.edu.

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 its programs on seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice, and diversity. Distinctive elements of a Bethel education include requirements in cross-cultural learning and religion and an emphasis on undergraduate research, internships and study abroad.  Bethel College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Tenure-track Position in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Bethel College invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2017. Required: PhD, and commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context and to collaboration with other departments. Review of applications begins April 10, and will continue until the position is filled.

The Mathematical Sciences department at Bethel College prepares students for graduate study in mathematics and related disciplines, careers in secondary education, and engineering programs at the undergraduate level. It includes a computer science minor, and provides courses in the general education program as well as supporting courses for other majors, including in business, elementary education, the natural sciences and social sciences. Candidates are expected to participate in teaching, advising, supervision of senior seminar projects, and the ongoing development of the mathematics curriculum. Applicants must demonstrate experience or a commitment to teaching students from diverse populations.

Please send an application letter, teaching and research statement, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and contact information to: Denise Krase, Academic Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, N. Newton, KS 67117 or via email to dkrase@bethelks.edu.

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 its programs on seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice, and diversity. Distinctive elements of a Bethel education include requirements in cross-cultural learning and religion and an emphasis on undergraduate research, internships and study abroad. Bethel College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Adjunct in Computer Science

Bethel College (North Newton, Kansas) invites applications for an adjunct instructor of Computer Science to begin fall 2017. Required: Master’s Degree in Computer Science or ABD. Preferred: PhD, and commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context and to collaboration with other departments. Desired: Previous college teaching experience, ability to work effectively with a diverse student population, and interest in recruitment and supervision of students. Review of applications begins March 27, and will continue until the position is filled. This position has the possibility for renewal through growth of the department.

Instructional duties will include Intro to Programming,  requiring knowledge of Java, and two intermediate programming classes. The candidate must be able to instruct students in the following areas: Fundamental computer science concepts, algorithms, data structures, designing graphical user interfaces, and designing, implementing, and debugging basic software.

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 seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice and diversity. Applicants should be in sympathy with an academic community that values personal faith development, peace-making, social justice, cross-cultural learning, and service.

Please send an application letter, teaching statement, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference and contact information to dkrase@bethelks.edu. EOE/AA.

Director of Forensics

Bethel College seeks a Director of Forensics/Professor of Communication Arts either at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank, 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 2017; renewal contingent on meeting recruitment goals. Review of applications will begin March 27, and continue until the position is filled. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree required, PhD. preferred. Record of successful teaching and coaching of high school and/or college forensics. Experience in forensics recruitment 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 seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice and Diversity. 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, vita, teaching/coaching philosophy, 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 dkrase@bethelks.edu. EOE/AA

President

Bethel College seeks candidates for President.

The oldest Mennonite institution of higher learning in North America, Bethel is a residential liberal arts college located in North Newton, Kansas, emphasizing academic excellence and an ethic of service and peace-making grounded in the Anabaptist faith tradition. Our next president should bring rich experience in academia and institutional leadership, together with a strong personal faith, a passion for undergraduate education and a clear vision for how Bethel can adapt and thrive in the coming decades.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Terminal degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Institutional leadership experience
  • Familiarity with Mennonite/Anabaptist faith and culture

Strong candidates will also bring experience and skills in many of the following areas:

  • Classroom teaching
  • Academic research
  • Institutional finance
  • Fund-raising
  • Promoting diversity and equal opportunity
  • Student recruitment
  • Mennonite church ties
  • Intercultural life experience
  • Public presentation

Nominations and letters of application with CV or resume may be submitted to the Bethel College Presidential Search Committee at pressearch@bethelks.edu or through postal mail to Presidential Search Committee Bethel College 300 E. 27th St. North Newton, Kansas 67117. Candidates from a diversity of backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Bethel College is an equal opportunity employer.

Head Dance Coach

Bethel College invites applications for a Head Dance Coach reporting to the Vice President of Athletics. This full-time benefit eligible 12-month position is responsible for administration of all phases of a college dance program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting qualified student athletes and the formulation of a performance/competition schedule.
  • Responsibility for the development of procedures and plans to organize and train athletes for successful and safe competition.
  • Fostering cooperative relationships with team members, coaches, staff and other institutions to provide the ideal sports program.
  • Responsibility to adhere to policies and procedures of Bethel College, the KCAC and the NAIA.
  • Promote a clear understand of the NAIA philosophy and the role of athletics in a private, Christian liberal arts setting.
  • Initiate and maintain documentation (both paper and electronic) of all required records and related administrative duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • College experience desirable.
  • Recruiting experience preferred.

A review of applications will begin immediately. The successful candidate must pass a security background check prior to employment. 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 seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice, and diversity. Applicants should be in sympathy with an academic community that values personal faith development, peace-making, social justice, cross-cultural learning, and service.

Email cover letter, Bethel College application, resume, transcripts and a minimum of 3 references to: kallshouse@bethelks.edu. EOE/AA

Coordinator of Residence Life

The Coordinator of Residence Life (CRL) provides leadership and management to the residential community in accordance with the mission and policies of Bethel College, including commitment to Bethel’s Christian ethics and spiritual vitality. The CRL 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.

The position also has general responsibility for first year student development and transition initiatives and coordinates programs and services to support and enhance Bethel College’s general retention efforts.

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 working/living in a residence hall environment; experience working in student activities or student leadership; student or professional supervision and/or advising.
  • Experience working in an on-call duty rotation; managing students in crisis; student conduct administration; managing facilities; advising student organizations; training, selection, and recruiting efforts for student paraprofessionals desired.

WORK HOURS

  • Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 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 workweek.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • 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.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • A partially furnished apartment, basic cable, an assigned parking space, access to the Bethel College internet, and full meal plan (when services are offered).
  • Additional Bethel College full-time employee benefits are also included.

To be considered for this position, you must complete an Application of Employment and e-mail the following to Bethany Wentzel, Student Life Office Coordinator at bwentzel@bethelks.edu. EOE/AA

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references (names, addresses, and phone numbers)

Systems Analyst

Bethel College invites applications for the position of Systems Analyst reporting to the Director of IMS. This full-time position will develop, manage, and maintain various daily scripts, maintain CX-based (Jenzabar) reporting tools, develop solutions to integrate various systems, upgrade servers as needed, support the on-line learning system, and assist writing programs as needed. This is a service and support position requiring a significant amount of contact with the campus community. Ability to work with other departments is essential. The position will require troubleshooting and repair of programs and technology. An inquisitive mind is essential.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology-related field or related experience. Requires expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, and JAVA. Knowledge of BASH, PERL, and PYTHON helpful. Candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills to work as a team member, interacting and communicating effectively with campus clients and colleagues.

Candidates for employment are subject to a background check and may be subject to a drug screen. This, like all positions at Bethel College, serves at the pleasure of the Bethel College president. If interested, please send Bethel College employment application, cover letter, resume, and three references to: Rus Rogers, Director of IMS, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117 or via e-mail to rrogers@bethelks.edu. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA.