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Director of Residential Life Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a national search for a gifted and collaborative colleague to join us as our new Director of Residential Life. Kenyon recently received a transformational gift of $100 million to build three new residence halls and the new Director of Residential Life will have the opportunity to shape this project with students and campus partners immediately. We take great pride in being a fully residential liberal arts college and the next Director of Residential Life will be a willing partner who engages with the Kenyon community to champion investments in our residential structures/programs. Through this work, our new Director of Residential Life will ensure our commitment to provide our students with a residential environment which promotes rich collaborations and lifelong connections.
Athletics Communications Part-Time Assistant Gambier, OH
Reporting to the Director of Athletics Communications, the Athletics Communications Part-Time Assistant is responsible for promoting the College’s twenty-two athletics programs through written, verbal and electronic communications. Primary duties include game coverage, which entails providing an online audience with live in-game statistics and live video streams. Following games, the Part-Time Assistant will be responsible for posting statistics and relaying them to appropriate outlets. Writing game recaps, as well as providing social media updates are a part of postgame duties. Other duties may be added with the inclusion of new technologies and expectations within the field. This is a part-time, 10-month position without benefits. Compensation is $1,000 per month. The Athletics Communications Part-Time Assistant will be expected to work approximately 20-25 hours per week. Work will be assigned between the hours of 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. on random weekdays. Nearly every Saturday, and occasionally Sunday, work will be assigned, according to the home schedules of our athletics teams. On very rare occasions, the Part-Time Assistant may be asked to travel to cover Kenyon’s teams. Required skills - Strong writer with editorial capabilities - Knowledge of video streaming software and relevant digital streaming equipment - Experienced with Google Workspace and Adobe Creative Cloud, specifically Photoshop - Fluency in social media platforms, particularly Instagram, Twitter and Facebook - Thorough understanding of NCAA scorekeeping and statistical guidelines for a variety of sports - Experience with Stat Crew and NCAA Live Stats software - Ability to supervise a small staff of student workers Additional Requirements A bachelor's degree in a related field is not required, but preferred.
Assistant/Associate Director of Housing and Operations Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Assistant/Associate Director of Housing and Operations. The Assistant/Associate Director of Housing and Operations supports the mission of the College by managing the College’s housing operations program in collaboration with other professional staff. The Office oversees housing operations and program implementation for Kenyon’s fully residential campus. Professional staff members and student leaders work together to cultivate safe and inclusive living communities. This is a twelve-month, live-on position that includes evening and weekend responsibilities.
Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for the Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship beginning in July 2022. The program is for scholars in the final stages of their doctoral work who need only to finish the dissertation to complete requirements for the Ph.D. We hope the experience of teaching, researching, and living for a year at Kenyon will encourage these Fellows to consider a liberal arts college as a place to begin their careers as teachers and scholars. Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in the beautiful village of Gambier (50 miles NE of Columbus), enrolls approximately 1650 students and is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges. Kenyon prides itself on its reputation as an excellent teaching environment enriched by small classes, close contact with highly motivated and engaged students and an excellent faculty of dedicated teacher scholars. For more specific information regarding the fellowship and to apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, prior teaching experience, and the applicant's eligibility for the fellowship; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; and 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 7th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Robert P Hubbard Professor of Poetry Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College Department of English seeks to appoint a poet and teacher to an endowed chair in creative writing at the rank of assistant professor. The Robert P Hubbard Professor of Poetry, beginning July 1, 2022, will teach mainly poetry-writing workshops and work to foster the appreciation of poetry across the Kenyon College community. They will teach four courses each year (two each semester) and contribute to the life of the English department and the College. Qualifications include: a strong record of teaching excellence; at least one collection of poetry, published by a highly regarded press; demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students; and an MFA or PhD. A completed application will include 1) a cover letter detailing writing interests and accomplishments, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy with information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript (if relevant). Applicants should also submit the names and email addresses of three references, including at least one who can attest to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness and potential. These references may be prompted by email to upload their letters of recommendation to the application website at a later stage. 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 December 17, 2021. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit writing samples prior to preliminary interviews, which will be held by Zoom or Google Meet, with on-campus interviews to follow.
Wright Family Chair in Economics Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College Economics Department invites aspiring and experienced assistant professors to apply for a new tenure track position named the Wright Family Chair in Economics. This position was created for a scholar whose research and teaching interest lie in the area of Political Economy, Public Choice, the history of economic thought, and New Institutional Economics. The teaching load is five courses per year. A qualified candidate must have a Ph.D. no later than July 31, 2022, demonstrate an interest in teaching undergraduates, exhibit a promising research agenda in one or more of the fields mentioned above and show a commitment to creating a classroom environment in which students from a variety of backgrounds can flourish. 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, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research abstract(s), a job market paper, and a copy of the graduate transcript. Materials should be submitted by the candidate electronically to http://careers.kenyon.edu/. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by references or placement office to http://careers.kenyon.edu/. To receive full consideration, a completed application must be received by NOVEMBER 20, 2021. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Part-time Custodian Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a part-time custodian to perform a wide variety of tasks working independently, or as a member of a group, to maintain college buildings and facilities free of hazards and presenting a clean and neat appearance. Work hours may range over all three shifts: 6 am-3 pm, 3 pm-11:30 pm and 10 pm-6:30 am. Rate of pay is $12.00/hr.
Assistant Professor of Film Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is seeking applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Film to begin in Fall 2022. We welcome applications from both narrative and documentary filmmakers. The position will require teaching at least one production class a year as well as a film studies class of the candidate’s choosing.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for teaching at least one section of the “Introduction to Film” class a year. Total teaching load is five classes per year (3-2 or 2-3 by semester) We are particularly interested in applicants whose creative work and teaching focuses on Black and/or Latinx experiences and/or the representation of people of color, and whose teaching addresses one or more of the following: production, screenwriting, editing or cinematography. Candidates must possess an MFA and should have at least two years of teaching experience (or commensurate professional experience) and a demonstrated track record of artistic excellence. A complete application will include: 1) A cover letter detailing teaching experience and teaching philosophy, including methods for incorporating issues related to diversity, inclusion and equity into teaching and advising, as well as a description of artistic work; 2) A curriculum vitae; and 3) Contact information for three recommenders. Letters of reference, samples of film work, and unofficial transcripts will be requested from candidates selected for an initial interview. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 15th are guaranteed full consideration. Initial interviews will be conducted remotely. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes applicants from diverse identities and backgrounds. Please direct questions to Jon Sherman, Search Committee Chair (shermanja@kenyon.edu).
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.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Buddhism and East Asian religions Gambier, OH
The Religious Studies Department of Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in Ohio, invites applications for a two-year (2022-2024) visiting assistant professor (VAP) in Buddhism and East Asian religions. The VAP will teach five courses per year, including one yearly section of the department’s introductory course, and introductory and advanced-level courses in Buddhism and East Asian religions. A Ph.D. in hand by August 30, 2022 is required. To apply, visit http://careers.kenyon.edu A complete application includes: 1) A cover letter detailing teaching experience and philosophy, including methods for incorporating issues related to diversity, inclusion and equity into teaching and advising, and research interests; 2) A curriculum vitae; and 3) Contact information for three referees. Recommendation letters and other materials will be requested from candidates selected for an initial interview, which will be conducted remotely. Applications received by October 11th are guaranteed full consideration. Please direct questions to Joy Brennan, Search Committee Chair (brennanj@kenyon.edu). An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes applicants from diverse identities and backgrounds.
Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of 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 Track & Field Coach and Head Cross Country 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 and compliance 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.
Director of Enrollment Operations and Technology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Director of Enrollment Operations and Technology. Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and serving as a core leader within the division, the Director of Enrollment Operations and Technology provides technical, data, and systems strategic and operational leadership in support of the Enrollment Division. This individual will ensure the high-quality execution of and leadership to technology supported business processes, data management, systems management, project management, reporting and analytics, and process design. This position will be supported by a Senior Business Application Manager and Business Intelligence Analyst and will be a thoughtful communicator on issues relevant to recruitment, admissions, financial aid and retention.  A wide range of audiences will benefit from this person’s ability to summarize data analysis results, statistical methods and implementation. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Technology-related field or equivalent relevant experience; experience with Ellucian’s Banner ERP, writing data expressions; CRM systems (i.e Slate, FrontRush); familiar with Student Financial Aid systems, such as PowerFAIDs; knowledge of third-party application platforms (e.g. Coalition, Common App); relevant technology experience that demonstrates a working knowledge of systems, data analysis and/or higher education admissions operations.