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I love the community here at Bethel. We are a 500-member support group. I am going to miss that more than anything.
Elizabeth Shelly ’12

Position Openings

1st Shift Custodian

Bethel College has an opening for a first shift custodian to maintain a clean and professional environment throughout campus buildings. Hours are Monday—Friday 6:00 am—2:30 pm; some overtime/weekends will be required. Wage dependent on experience. Excellent benefits package, including free tuition for employee and immediate family members. High school diploma or equivalent required. Three years custodial experience desired; ability to stand/walk for long periods and climb stairs/ladders required. Candidates of employment may subject to a drug screen and background check. This, like all positions at Bethel College, serves at the pleasure of the College President.

To apply complete the online application, or mail the application along with a resume and three references to Les Goerzen, Facilities Director, at Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St., North Newton, KS 67117.

Full-time, tenure-track appointment in Literary Studies/English

Bethel College (Kansas) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Literary Studies/English, to begin August 2017. Review of applications will begin November 14, semi-finalists interviewed by telephone in December, and finalists invited to campus interviews in February 2017. We seek a candidate committed to teaching a range of introductory and advanced courses, including first-year seminar and freshman composition, general education literature classes, and advanced courses in creative writing and in an area of specialization in American or British literature. The successful candidate must demonstrate proven excellence in teaching, a firm commitment to liberal arts education, support for the Bethel College mission, and an ability to interact effectively with a range of culturally diverse students. The successful candidate should have a particular area of expertise and scholarly interest that complements the current faculty, but the candidate's specialization is secondary to the primary importance of a commitment to teach creative writing and a range of courses.

M.F.A. or Ph.D. in English or related field required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, a curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, Bethel College application and contact information including email addresses for three references to Denise Krase, Office of Academic Affairs, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, N. Newton, KS 67117 or via email to

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. Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Multimedia Coordinator

Bethel College seeks an organized, self-directed candidate to serve as Multimedia Coordinator, reporting to the Vice President for Marketing and Communications. This full-time position will provide creative vision, organization and action toward capturing video and producing clips, with priority given to clips that best illustrate to prospective students Bethel College’s unique qualities, for use on institutional websites, in e-mail blasts and in social media. This includes producing event highlight clips and topic-oriented features, television commercials, capturing still photos of impromptu campus events, maintaining the photo and video galleries on the Bethel website and posting content on official Bethel social media. See job description.

Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, marketing, public relations, photography or related field. Previous experience desired. Ability to discern appropriate content for the intended audience in accordance with Bethel mission and values necessary, along with a proficiency in professional editing software.

If interested, please send a Bethel College Employment Application, cover letter, resume, references and links to video portfolio to: Lori Livengood, Vice-President for Marketing and Communications, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th Street, North Newton, KS 67117 or via e-mail to Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE/AA.

Online Adjunct Nursing Instructor

Bethel College announces adjunct instructor openings for its online RN to BSN program. Course openings include Interprofessional Healthcare Organizations, Healthcare Ethics, Evidence-Based Practice, Quality and Safety in Nursing, and Nursing Leadership and Management with Practicum. The ideal candidate(s) will have an MSN degree with 2 years of teaching or comparable experience as well as familiarity with online education. The college is also looking for candidates who value a commitment to a strong faculty team dedicated to excellent service to students and ongoing process improvement. A baccalaureate and a master’s degree in nursing from accredited schools are required.

Bethel College is a four-year, private, primarily residential, undergraduate, liberal arts college affiliated with the Mennonite Church USA and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It educates leaders through faith and learning, building its programs on seven central values: discipleship, scholarship, service, integrity, community, peace and social justice, and diversity. Majors and concentrations include traditional liberal arts and science fields, pre-professional and accredited professional programs (nursing, social work, teacher education and athletic training). Distinctive emphases include peace, justice and conflict resolution, cross-cultural awareness and discipleship rooted in the context of the Christian community. Applicants should feel supportive of an academic community that values personal faith development, peace-making, social justice, cross-cultural learning, and service. Please send cover letter, Bethel College Employment Application, resume or curriculum vita with three references, a statement of teaching philosophy to Geri Tyrell, Director of Nursing, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th, North Newton, KS 67117. You may also email the materials to Individuals who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. Bethel College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.