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Disability Services Advisor/ Assistive Technology Coordinator Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search to fill the position of Disability Services Advisor/ Assistive Technology Coordinator. The Disability Services Advisor/ Assistive Technology Coordinator supports the integration of students with disabilities into Kenyon Campus life and classes through direct student services, coordination of student technology accommodations, and fostering equal access to the Kenyon experience through advocacy, inclusionary practices, and campus partnerships.   Duties and Responsibilities: Working collaboratively as part of the 4-person team in Student Accessibility and Support Services, the Disability Services Advisor /Assistive Technology Coordinator works directly with prospective and currently enrolled students by (including but not limited to) conducting intakes, reviewing documentation, explaining student legal rights and responsibilities and recommending/facilitating accommodations while striving to promote the development of appropriate self-advocacy skills.  This position works to foster and maintain communication between faculty, staff, and students with disabilities on access and accommodation issues and provides ongoing consultation and problem-solving around the provision of authorized services and accommodations while maintaining confidentiality as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is searching for a qualified candidate to serve in the position of Administrative Assistant in the Academic Division. The qualified applicant will support a variety of academic programs and departments as assigned. This is a full-time position, 1820 hours/year, and includes a generous benefits package. The hourly rate of pay is $17.35. Review of applications will begin on October 5, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to assisting faculty members, administrators, and their departments/programs with clerical duties related to the teaching, research, and administration of their departments/programs; coordinating travel, scheduling, events, and accommodations for faculty searches, workshops, and other events; maintaining and updating web pages; compiling and coordinating information for publications such as the Course Catalog; purchasing office supplies; tracking and reconciling department and program budgets, and other department/program support duties as assigned.
Part Time Custodian Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for 4 part time custodians to join our staff. These positions will work 20-30 hours per week while school is in session, not to exceed 1,000 annual hours, with the potential to interview for full time positions as they come available.
Assistant Director of Student Engagement Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant Director of Student Engagement. In cooperation with other Student Affairs staff members, the Assistant Director of Student Engagement provides guidance and support to highly student organizations. In particular, the Assistant Director will support affinity-based organizations that enhance a sense of belonging for underrepresented students on Kenyon’s campus. This is an eleven (11) month position, and includes regular evening and weekend responsibilities. The scope of the Assistant Director’s responsibilities typically includes: Campus programming board WKCO 91.1 FM student-managed radio station The Horn Gallery live music and art venue Horn Gallery Sound Technician and General Sound Technician student worker program Senior class committee Affinity collective General student organization support Co-supervision of student intern staff Qualifications: Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or a related field. Two to four years of graduate or professional experience in higher education required. Experience working with student activities, especially student programming boards and performance venues and radio stations, is preferred. Committed to and familiar with the values and needs of a small, private, residential liberal arts college. Demonstrated cultural competency and commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and an understanding of the unique intersections of identity and the student experience. Strong sense of organizational and administrative skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interest in working with and mentoring college students.
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Tenure Track Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester of 2023. We seek a broadly-trained cultural anthropologist specializing in medical and/or linguistic anthropology with an excellent teaching record, an active research agenda, and a demonstrated commitment to including students in ongoing research. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues in International Studies, Environmental Studies, African Diaspora Studies, Asian and Middle East Studies, or Women and Gender Studies. Geographic area is open but an Africanist or Asianist is preferred. Theoretical specialties should complement existing strengths within the Anthropology department. Individuals from underrepresented groups who can contribute to the growing diversity of our academic community, particularly through their inclusive teaching, are encouraged to apply. A complete application consists of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a ~2-page statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant’s experiences with and plans for teaching diverse student populations and using inclusive pedagogy; 4) an unofficial graduate transcript; and 5) Letters of Reference from three (3) recommenders. Candidates are invited to include a statement in their cover letter regarding how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their career trajectory. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin November1, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of English (Fiction Writing) Gambier, OH
The English department at Kenyon College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in creative writing with a specialization in fiction. We welcome candidates working in genre-fiction, including science fiction, fantasy, and young adult, as well as those with experience in other prose forms, such as creative nonfiction, science and nature writing, and journalism. We seek candidates who can broaden the English department’s curricular diversity, including candidates with artistic and pedagogical interests in gender, race, and ethnicity. Position is set to begin on July 1, 2023. Teaching requirement will be five courses per year (divided 3:2 or 2:3) and will include courses at all levels of the curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include contributions to the life of the English department and the College (including advising students, directing honors projects, and participating in faculty governance). Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required. Candidates should hold an MFA or Ph.D. in creative writing and have a significant record of publication, preferably one book published or under contract. A completed application will include 1) a cover letter detailing writing interests and accomplishments, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae. Candidates who advance to the next stage of the search will be asked to provide a writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and letters of reference. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled; to ensure full consideration, candidates should submit materials by November 1. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Preliminary interviews will be held by Zoom or Google Meet with on-campus interviews to follow.
Enrollment Coordinator: Catalyst Programs Gambier, OH
Kenyon invites applications for an Enrollment Coordinator for Kenyon’s premier diversity and access programs:  Kenyon Academic Partnership (KAP), Camp IV, Kenyon Educational Enrichment Program (KEEP) and STEM. This is a 12-month, full-time, exempt position in Kenyon’s Enrollment Division with occasional opportunity to work remotely.  At Kenyon, we believe equitable access to opportunity is essential to fostering a community in which every person has a sense of full belonging and the tools to reach their full potential. Our ensemble of programs, therefore, is focused on the recruitment, retention and long-term success of underrepresented students. The Enrollment Coordinator provides support to high school students at various stages of the enrollment funnel for these important programs:  inquirer, applicant, admitted and enrolling student.  This individual will partner closely with staff in the College’s Admissions Office on recruitment outreach, which includes digital and print communications, campus visits and events, and partnerships with high school counselors, teachers and Community Based Organizations.  The Enrollment Coordinator will also support the selection and enrollment processes.  For all four programs, partnership with faculty and staff directors along with colleagues in the Admissions and Financial Aid Offices is essential.
Assistant Director of Residential Life Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a national search for a new Assistant Director of Residential Life. Kenyon recently received a transformational gift of $100 million to build three new residence halls and our new Assistant Director of Residential Life will partner with the entire team in Residential Life, students, and colleagues at Kenyon to make these facilities a seamless extension of our vibrant campus facilities and the events which occur within them. We take great pride in being a fully residential liberal arts college and the new Assistant Director of Residential Life will be a colleague who can bring ideas to life while ensuring fingerprints from across campus are present at every stage of efforts they shepherd. The residential experience is a cornerstone of Kenyon College and this position will have the opportunity to be a true servant leader in creating an environment where students partner with colleagues to make the campus their classroom. Currently, Kenyon’s fully-residential housing program includes twelve residence halls, eight apartment areas, and ten specialty houses. We are proud to be the home of the Kenyon Review literary magazine, the Brown Family Environmental Center (a 500-acre nature preserve), the Kenyon Access Initiative, and the most team and individual national championships of any NCAA Division III Institution. The Assistant Director of Residential Life is a member of the Office of Residential Life, reporting directly to the Director of Residential Life. The Assistant Director of Residential Life supports the mission of the College by overseeing the daily management of a residential area housing 500-800 students. This is an eleven (11) month (exempt), live-in position that includes evening and weekend responsibilities.
Founding Director, Interdisciplinary Program in Computing - Tenure Track Position Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, seeks to fill a Tenure-Track position (open rank) beginning July 2023. A Ph.D. in computer science or closely related discipline is required, as well as prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) Cover letter explaining why Kenyon's nascent Program in Computing is a good fit for the applicant; 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) Statement describing the applicant's past and planned efforts toward fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment; 4) Statement reflecting on the applicant's teaching and learning experiences; 5) Statement describing the applicant’s research accomplishments and future research directions; 6) An unofficial graduate transcript; 7) Contact information for three (3) references (at least one of whom will be able to address teaching). All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin October 31, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the October 31st deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Islam Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Religious Studies with a specialization in Islam as a sabbatical replacement. We seek a broadly trained scholar of religion who can teach Islam in a range of historical and geographic contexts engaging with material culture, textual analysis, and/or ethnography. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters (2/3 or 3/2). This includes one section of our department’s introduction to religion course (Encountering Religion in a Global Context) and four other introductory survey and advanced seminar courses in Islam or related areas according to the candidate’s expertise. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching, including the use of inclusive pedagogies, along with strong mentoring and academic support of diverse student populations. The term of appointment will be July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment or be in advanced ABD status. A complete application will include: 1) A 2-page cover letter detailing teaching experience and teaching philosophy, as well as a description of scholarly work and research trajectory; 2) A curriculum vitae; 3) an unofficial transcript; 4) Contact information for three recommenders. Letters of reference will be requested from the top 25 candidates. Review of applications will begin December 1st and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct preliminary virtual interviews in January and conduct campus interviews in February. Please contact Dr. Krista Dalton, chair of the search committee, with any questions at dalton1@kenyon.edu. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.
Tenure Track in Economics Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College Department of Economics invites economists with teaching and research interests in macroeconomics and/or monetary economics to apply for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level. Special consideration will be given to applicants who also demonstrate an interest in labor economics and/or economic history. Qualifications for the position include: PhD in hand no later than July 31, 2023, a demonstrated interest in teaching undergraduates, a promising research agenda in macro/money and labor or economic history, and a commitment to creating a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year and the college provides research support. Kenyon College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse pool of scholars who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on intellectual rigor and civil discourse. A liberal education thrives when it includes a wide range of perspectives that arise from a variety of cultures, faiths, and backgrounds. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. A complete application includes: A letter of application explaining why the candidate is a good fit for this position, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of how the candidate plans to create a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research abstract(s), a job market paper, a copy of the graduate transcript, and contact information for three references. These materials should be submitted by the candidate electronically via http://careers.kenyon.edu/. To receive full consideration, a completed application must be received by NOVEMBER 18, 2022. Letter requests will be sent via email to the provided references after the applicant submits their application materials.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Tenure Track Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Tenure Track Professor of Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2023. The Psychology Department at Kenyon College invites applications for a tenure-track position in clinical, counseling, or community psychology. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching and a research program in which undergraduates can participate. The standard teaching expectation is 5 courses per year, which will include courses related to psychological health and counseling. Other courses will depend on the candidate’s interests, but could include a year-long senior seminar in which students are guided to conduct their own research projects. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring who prioritize active and inclusive pedagogies. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a cover letter discussing prior teaching experience and scholarship; 2) a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (which should include ways in which issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be applied to teaching and mentoring); 3) a research statement; 4) a curriculum vita; 5) a graduate school transcript; and 6) contact information for three recommenders. Full consideration will be given to candidates who complete submission of materials by October 15, 2022. A Ph.D is preferred; however, applicants who are ABD will be considered.
Assistant Professor of Law and Society and Sociology, Tenure-track Gambier, OH
The Program in Law and Society and Department of Sociology at Kenyon College invite applications for a jointly-appointed, tenure-track position beginning July 1, 2023. We seek candidates whose subfield specializations are in the Sociology of Law and in Race and Ethnicity, with special attention to the intersection of crime, race, and justice. Our programs would also benefit greatly from candidates who can teach statistics in the social sciences. Kenyon College is a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio. We seek candidates who can integrate their dynamic and creative research programs with excellent undergraduate teaching and research mentorship. Applications should include (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) an unofficial transcript, and (4) list of names and contact information for three references. The cover letter should discuss teaching experience, with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches; information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; and the candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials – letters of recommendation, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and teaching philosophy -- will be requested of candidates who advance to the interview stage. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2023).  To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Kenyon Review Fellowships Gambier, OH
The Kenyon Review invites applications for a two-year residential post-graduate fellowship in creative writing beginning in August 2023. During these two years, fellows will undertake a significant writing project and teach one course per semester in the Kenyon College English Department, contingent upon departmental needs. Fellows will also assist with creative and editorial projects for the Kenyon Review. Fellows are required to live in the local community and are expected to participate in the cultural life of Kenyon College by regularly attending readings, lectures, presentations, and other campus activities. Qualifications include an MFA in creative writing, or a PhD in creative writing, English literature, or comparative literature. The degree must be completed between January 1, 2017 and September 15, 2022. Qualified candidates will also have teaching experience in creative writing and/or literature at the undergraduate level. A history of publication in literary journals is expected. The Kenyon Review will provide and annual $39,498 stipend, plus health benefits. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu A complete application will be composed of 1) a one-page cover letter; 2) an 8-10 page writing sample; 3) a one-page course proposal for an undergraduate introductory-level multi-genre creative writing class; 4) a Curriculum Vitae; 5) an unofficial transcript; and 6) two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must directly address the applicant's teaching ability. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Review of applications will begin on September 9, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications must be received by the September 30, 2022 deadline to guarantee full consideration.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Tenure Track position in Political Science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2023. Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses per year. Qualified applicants will have a strong teaching and research background in American politics, knowledge of American history, the ability to teach our introductory American course, “Liberal Democracy in America,” and to offer upper-level American politics courses and seminars. Area of specialty is open, but we especially seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: political parties and elections, Congress, voting behavior, media and politics, and/or American political development. To apply, visit http://careers.kenyon.edu.
Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Biology (Plant Biology) Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College Biology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in the starting in July 2022. We seek a broadly trained biologist with expertise in plant biology at the organismal level. We seek candidates whose research focuses on plants, including structure, physiology, systematics, biochemistry, plant disease, environmental biology, and related fields. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching, inclusive course experiences, effective mentoring, and strong academic support for our diverse student population. Teaching expectations are 5 courses per year, including introductory biology as well as existing (e.g., Plant Biology or Plant Physiology) and/or new courses at the upper level. We expect a vigorous research program that involves undergraduate students, leads to publications, and has potential to attract extramural funding. Applicants should hold a PhD degree; post-doctoral experience is preferred. We encourage applications from all groups historically underrepresented in the sciences. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a ~2-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant’s experiences with and plans for teaching diverse student populations and using inclusive pedagogy; 4) a statement of the applicant’s research and scholarship; and 5) contact information for three professional references. Candidates are invited to include a statement in their cover letter regarding how Covid 19 pandemic has affected their career trajectory. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on September 12, 2022. Please direct questions to Wade Powell, Search Committee Chair (powellw@kenyon.edu).
Campus Safety Officer, Part-Time Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Campus Safety Officer, Part-Time. Hours worked per week and shifts worked will be dependent on coverage needs, including weekends and possibly holidays. Shifts that may be assigned are 7:00am to 3:00pm; 3:00pm to 11:00pm and 11:00pm to 7:00am. The rate of pay is $18.00 per hour. This is a collectively bargained position and without benefits.
Customer Service and Sales Associate, Part-Time Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College Bookstore seeks an energetic and outgoing part-time Customer Service and Sales Associate. This position alerts the Sales Floor Manager on duty of any customer concerns and presents opportunities for improving sales and services. This position provides assistance to trainees and new hires when the Manager or lead trainer is not available. This is a part-time position without benefits that reports to the Sales Floor Manager. Hours can be scheduled for days, evenings, late evenings and weekends. Open availability is preferred.
Part-Time Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of part-time Assistant Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Coach. This is a part-time, without benefits, position. Under the general direction of the Head Cross Country Coach and Head Track & Field Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Men's and Women's Cross Country/Track & Field program in accordance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. The Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach will work in conjunction with the head coaches to fulfill the following responsibilities: assisting the head coaches at practices and with program operations.
Assistant Director of Young Alumni Engagement Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search to fill the position of Assistant Director of Young Alumni Engagement. This position focuses specifically on programming and outreach designed for Kenyon’s young alumni and current students. The ideal candidate will embrace innovation and strategic decision-making, thrive connecting with alumni virtually and in-person, and be excited to work in a flexible, hybrid work environment with amazing co-workers. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion and encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

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