Employment Opportunities for Students

NOTE:  The postings on this page are from outside Quincy University and shared for the benefit of QU students seeking part-time or full-time employment.  For student worker positions on campus, visit the Financial Aid page.  For full-time or graduate assistant openings within the university, visit our Human Resources page.

Part-time Employment Opportunities
(In order of submission date)

Tutor Needed (submitted 4/23/14) Summer position
Joselyn is needing a tutor (3-4 hours per week) to assist 6th grade boy with keeping up school skills in math and reading.  Family live within walking distance of college.  Interested candidates should contact Joselyn at 217-653-3021.  Position begins the week of June 16th.  

Finish Line in Quincy, IL submitted 4/23/14)Part-time Sales Associate
Premium Players Know How To Win....They Start By Joining The Right Team!!!!
The Finish Line is a premium specialty athletic retailer with a strong track record of success! We operate over 660 stores across the country and online at www.finishline.com. We offer a premium work environment that encourages you to move at the speed of change in a fast-paced, high energy and dynamic culture! If you are looking to collaborate with top industry talent and best in class brands, then an exciting career may await you!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with the coolest shoes and sports apparel on the planet? If so, here is your chance. Finish Line is looking to draft new players to our winning team. As a Sales Associate for Finish Line, not only will you get to work with the season’s hottest new gear, you will be joining a company that is growing, stable, and empowers its employees.

Here are a few of the duties and responsibilities you can expect as a Sales Associate with Finish Line:

  • Assisting customers to provide a premium shopping experience.
  • Assist customers during their checkout by working the POS (Point Of Sale) equipment and or answering and questions.
  • Ensuring stockroom and store appearance is up to Company standards.
  • Maintains Company standards regarding personal sales metrics.


  • Requires standing approximately 5 – 8 hours per day usually 3 – 5 days per week.
  • During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout a 1 – 12 hour day.
  • Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer’s feet as well as reaching and pulling
  • to obtain or stock merchandise on storage racks.
  • May be required to climb ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise

Assistant Manager (submitted 4/23/14) Part-time
Premium Players Know How To Win....They Start By Joining The Right Team!!!!
The Finish Line is a premium specialty athletic retailer with a strong track record of success! We operate over 660 stores across the country and online at www.finishline.com. We offer a premium work environment that encourages you to move at the speed of change in a fast-paced, high energy and dynamic culture! If you are looking to collaborate with top industry talent and best in class brands, then an exciting career may await you!

Come walk a mile in our shoes, it may be the most fun you have ever had! Finish Line is currently seeking Assistant Store Managers to join our winning team! The Assistant Store Manager works with the Store Manager in all aspects of daily shift management including customer relations, inventory control, procedural tasks and paperwork, as well as visual merchandising. Below are a few more of the exciting experiences you can expect as an
Assistant Manager with Finish Line:

  • Train new and existing Sales Associates
  • Provide daily shift floor coverage
  • Maintain and monitors both individual and shift sales
  • Supervise POS (Point Of Sale)
  • Provide security & loss prevention in store
  • Oversee contest management (tracking results & coaching performance).
  • Organize shipments, transfers and merchandise
  • Perform maintenance of store with the assistance of our construction department
  • Open and closes store
  • Hold accountability for store sales and metrics and for stock and merchandise flow
  • Maintain company standards for employees and store sales/performance metrics


  • Requires standing approximately 5 – 8 hours per day, usually 3 – 5 days per week.
  • During peak sale periods (e.g. Holiday, Back-to-School), will work for long periods throughout an 11 – 12 hour day.
  • Requires stooping and kneeling to place merchandise on customer’s feet as well as reaching and pulling to obtain stocked merchandise on storage racks.
  • May be required to climb ladder or ascend/descend stairs in order to stock and/or acquire merchandise for sale.
  • Required to lift items weighing 5 – 25 lbs. regularly (in certain circumstances, weights may be higher).
  • Employees in this position must be at least 18 years or older, except where such requirements are prohibited by law.

Hy-Vee on Harrison (submitted 4/4/14) Many
Hy-Vee is looking for the following jobs server, bussers , bartenders and hosts and line cooks. They are part-time jobs but could lead into full-time jobs. They may apply online. www.hy-vee.com

FedEx Ground is hiring for 15 Part-Time Package Handlers currently
FedEx Ground customers look to us to deliver on-time quality service in the industry. That means continual – and exceptional - opportunities for individuals with expertise in everything from information technology and engineering to finance and administrative.

 FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V), committed to a diverse workforce.
Job Summary:

Responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner. Package Handlers (PHs) may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader, Scan Weigh and Key (SWAK), Quality Assurance (QA), Facer, Switcher, etc.

Compensation and Benefits:
$9.73-10.23 per hour
Three pay increases within the first six months of employment
Tuition assistance
Career advancement opportunity
Weekly paycheck/direct deposit
ConSern Education Loan program

Essential Functions:
Utilizes "hand-to-surface" methods for all package handling
Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, conveyor system carts and load gratings
Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours
Determines the appropriate conveyor system by reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly
Counts, weighs and records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet
Required Skills, Abilities and/or Licensure
Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods
Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly
Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices
Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
PHs operating switching equipment must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file
Minimum Experience:
No experience required
Must be 18 years of age
Must not be enrolled in high school
Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Application Process:
All interested candidates must attend a Sort Observation at the Quincy Co-Location. This is the first step in the hiring process, and must be completed prior to being allowed to fill out an application. Please go to www.watchasort.com to register for an upcoming sort observation.    4300 Lone Tree Drive

Unity Church of Quincy (submitted 4/4/14)Musician Position – Part-Time
Unity Church of Quincy is seeking a part-time musician.Must be able to read music, play piano or guitar fluently, sing, and lead the congregation in songs.  Will need to learn Unity preferred hymns.  Required to assist with set-up prior to service, and take-down after service.  Must be able to work Sundays, and occasional holidays and special occasions.    
How to apply  

Please send resume, or letter of interest outlining your qualifications, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Red Cross (ongoing) - Part-time Positions
Click on link to see all open positions and apply via our career center: www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.  

Internship Opportunities

Internships at Quincy University are important learning activities that involve a relationship between academic programs and agencies or companies that support internships.  All students who wish to be placed in intenships supported by the university, and by the state-funded Cooperative Work Study Program, must be registered with Career Services and approved by the appropriate academic unit.

The following companies currently have internships available.  Visit the Career Services Center for details and to get registered.

  • Northwestern Mutual Internhship Pittsfield, IL (submitted 4/14/14)
  • Menards (submitted 4/12/14) Management Internship
  • Quincy Museum(sumbitted 3/26/14) Paid
  • Quincy Humane Society (submitted 3/11/14) Community Outreach Summer Intern (unpaid)
  • Gardner Denver (submitted 3/11/14) Finance Internship
  • Gardner Denver (submitted 4/1/14) Customer Care Interns
  • Comp TIA-Downers Grove (submitted 3/10/14) Events & Education Intern
  • ILInternship with Northwestern Mutual (Submitted 3/10/14)
  • Prince Agri Marketing/Business Developement Internship (submitted 2/25/14)
  • Prince Agri Accounting and Finance Internship (2/12/14)
  • The Hannibal, MO Cavemen Collegiate League Baseball Program (submitted 2/13/14) Many summer internships!

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

PTC ALLIANCE - ENDURO (submitted 4/17/14) Customer Service Representative
Function:  To prepare and submit quotations, enter customer orders, expedite orders, measure delivery performance, support the Product Manager and the Customer Service Manager, provide information to outside sales people and other individuals within the PTCAlliance organization and other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Quote plated bar and tubing inquiries, machined parts inquiries, contract packages, and initiate follow-up calls on pertinent inquiries.

Service new and existing customers.  Responsible for maintaining contract accounts and keeping accurate records of contract pricing and accounts activities.  Maintain status and activity reports.

Responsible for providing accurate order entry and change order information to Sales Support person.

Prepare and maintain internal reports and Excel spreadsheet sales reports.

Works well with only general supervision making routine decisions within set parameters.

Communicate with Management and Outside Sales pertaining to feedback on market information, competitive pricing, delivery performance, and any other relevant information.

Responsible for all aspects of customer information in computer system.

Responsible for expediting critical sales orders by communicating with Operations personnel.

Make periodic sales calls with Outside Sales rep, technical reps, and/or management personnel to further strengthen Sales relationships.

Continually improve with training on product knowledge and processes.

Greet and entertain customers during mill visits.  Help to prepare and maintain hospitality rooms for customer training seminars, audits, recreational visits, etc.

Perform job duties in a courteous and business-like manner with both internal and external customers.

Maintain a clean and organized work area.  Keep records and files organized, up-to-date and accessible.

Perform other job-related duties as required by Sales management.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in business field and/or three to five years previous experience.
Number of Employees Reporting Directly/Indirectly:  None

Positions Reporting Directly:  None

Qualification Requirements:  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfac¬torily. The requirements listed below are representa¬tive of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A bachelor’s degree in a business related field and/or previous experience of 3-5 years is a requirement to fill this position. This position requires a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Close attention to detail and the ability to analyze problems and develop solutions to satisfy customers is necessary.  Good organization and planning skills along with computer literacy are required.

Language Skills:   Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business information or governmental regulations in English. Ability to write reports and business correspondence in English. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:   Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.

Reasoning Ability:   Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Must possess a valid driver’s license for business travel, such as, customer visits, to attend required meetings, seminars, etc.

Other Skills and Abilities:   Must be computer literate and able to work with programs such as Word, Excel, etc., and be able to learn and use computer programs such as e mail, established programs, customer specific web based programs, etc.

Work Environment:

--The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Occasionally will enter the manufacturing area of the plant where loud noise is prevalent.  Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times in the manufacturing area.

Physical Demands:

--The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Email Resume to Jordan Kaufman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Training and Recruiting Coordinator 640 Keystone Street Alliance, OH 44601 1-330-829-5331 Fax: 330-829-5317


POLICE OFFICER (submitted 4/14/14) City of Columbia, MO
*$19.608/hr (POST Certified)
*$17.825/hr (Non POST Certified)
*plus $.65/hr shift differential
*$.31/hr equipment allowance

The City of Columbia, MO is now accepting applications to develop an eligibility roster for the position of Police Officer. Must have completed two years of college (60 hrs coursework at an accredited college); OR 30 or more credit hours from an accredited college AND two years federal active duty military service with an honorable discharge or in good standing with reserve status; OR 30 or more credit hours from an accredited college AND a minimum of two years of employment as a full-time certified peace officer (at least 30 hours per week average).College credit in Criminal Justice preferred. Must be 21 yrs of age by hire date. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Departmental response time requires residence within 30 miles of the Columbia Police Dept. Applicants MUST attach a TRANSCRIPT from an accredited college verifying successful completion of college credit and a COMPLETED BACKGROUND BOOKLET. (http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/Police/Join_Our_Team/documents/police_hr_background-print.pdf).  Official City of Columbia application form, transcripts & background booklet must be completed at www.gocomojobs.com by August 1, 2014.

Contact our HR Dept. at 573-874-7235, located at 600 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO or visit our website at www.gocomojobs.com.


US ARMY RESERVE OFFICER (submitted 4/14/14)
I currently have an opportunity for your graduates, looking for a career, locally as a US Army Reserve Officer.  We are currently seeking applicants. There is a process involving military board interviews, thorough background security check, along with, meeting physical and age requirements.  However, this is an opportunity to repay student loans, fund future education and develop key leadership skills. If you have anyone that would like to discuss this opportunity please have them call (US GOVERNMENT Phone) 877.634.8109 or email:
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SGT Koscheski US Army Recruiting Quincy Station,
Springfield CO, Indianapolis BN 

Director of Youth Ministry and Faith Formation (submitted 4/9/14)
St. Albert the Great Catholic parish is a young, friendly people of God, steeped in our Catholic heritage of sharing and reaching out in a missionary effort to those who seek the joy of Christ’s love and compassion. We are a faith community of over 1500 households in Sun Prairie, WI. The parish is currently seeking a Director of Youth Ministry who will work in conjunction with our faith formation program. Our youth program has been a long-standing part of our parish and one that has received great support from parishioners throughout the years. The candidate should be one who possesses an educational background in youth ministry, Catholic theology, or related fields.
Experience in youth ministry as a participant or in a leadership role is also an asset for the candidate. The parish is looking for a candidate that has strong written and verbal skills, as well as an excellent grip on the latest technology and computer skills. The candidate should have the ability to work in a team effort to accomplish the goals and purposes of the parish faith formation program as outlined by the diocese. The position offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Interested parties send a cover letter and resume Krissie Koll ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), Director of Faith Formation, or mail to 2420 St. Albert Drive, Sun

Prairie, WI 53590.Bank of Quincy (submitted 4/4/14)
Bank of Quincy has a full-time job opportunity that is available at Bank of Quincy.  We are currently looking to hire an Internet & Business Banking Representative.  This position would be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the internet and mobile banking system which would include resetting customer passwords, enabling new users, monitoring reports and completing file maintenance to the system.  In addition, the employee would serve as a member of the Business Banking Team and would work to market our ACH origination, remote deposit capture, merchant processing and other business products to our commercial customers as well as service our existing customers.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual that is organized, detail oriented and a self-starter.  A degree in the business field is preferred.  This is a full time position but we are willing to hire a May 2014 graduate that could begin training on a part-time basis immediately.

If you have any interested candidates please have them forward their cover letter and resume to Hadley DeFraia ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) as soon as possible.


Big Brothers Big Sisters (submitted 4/4/14) Program Director
Program Director:  Ability to work with diverse populations, strong result orientation; 2 years of fundraising; exceed goals successfully; bottom-line oriented; computer skills with experience with Microsoft applications, internet research and database management. Recruitment of volunteers, direct services to clients (youth, parents, volunteers), and management experience is necessary. This position requires flexible daytime, evening and weekend hours. This position is a good fit for candidates interesting in program and activity management in conjunction with working directly with youth and volunteers. Applicant will work flexible hours, able to travel, and assist in fund raising.

A bachelor’s degree is required; preferred masters with experience in human services and community relations in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Send cover letter, resume & 3 references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 24st, Jacksonville, IL.  No phone calls.

Quincy University (updated 4/4/14)Financial Aid Counselor/ Customer Service Specialist
Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Financial Aid Counselor/Customer Service Specialist.  Responsibilities include: Serve as office customer service representative in providing financial aid counseling to prospective students and families on financial aid information, eligibility issues and required documentation, loan default prevention, and financial literacy.  In addition, this position will assist with determining eligibility, issue awards, and perform other tasks related to administration of financial aid programs. Associate degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred; general knowledge of major financial aid programs, positive attitude and excellent communication skills required. Send letter of application, resume and three professional references to:
Director of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
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Marian Central Catholic High School(submitted 4/2/14) Full time position
Marian Central Catholic High School is looking for a full time position for 2014-2015 school year. Applicants must be licensed and have sufficient hours in field to satisfy AdvancED requirements. Please fill out and submit the online faculty application form found at the school website www.marian.com. Please send a one to two page resume transcripts, a copy of your certificate (front and back) and a complete set of your college placement file with letters of recommendations from you previous employers.

Roland Outdoor (submitted 34/1/14) Many Positions
Now Seeking Full Time: Team Members, Team Leaders, and Receptionist!!!We specialize in Lawn Care, Irrigation, Lighting, Landscape Enhancements and Property Management; currently seeking qualified students to join our professional team. Here is the details and students can apply online: www.RolandOutdoor.com/careers.php  If you have any questions, call us toll free: 855-221-2717

Community Alternatives Missouri in Hannibal (Submitted 3/27/14) Full-time Professional
Community Alternatives Missouri in Hannibal, MO is looking to hire a full-time QDDP (Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional)!  Interviewing process will begin in early April and training in mid-April.  Must have a Bachelors Degree in Psychology or a related science (or will have a degree following graduation in May), a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass a drug screen and a background check.  Full-time benefits available!  Apply on-line at rescare.com today!  For more information call:  573-221-4472.

DOT Foods (submitted 2/19/14) CSafety Analyst
Job Title: Safety Analyst Department:  Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI)/ Administration
Location:  Mt Sterling, IL


  • Reports to DTI Safety Manager.
  • Executes work under direction or established procedures 70% of the time; works independently setting work schedule priorities 30% of the time.
  • Does not supervise others.

Primary Purpose:
The Safety Analyst is responsible for tracking, reporting and analysis of data related to motor vehicle and DTI driver personal safety. The Safety Analyst will recommend actions supported by the data analysis and will assist with data preparation for the period accident costing review, the DTI target budget, and annual budget.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Data tracking, analysis, and preparation of accident and injury related information.
  • Create and maintain reports in Excel, and Access and maintain Sequel reports related to vehicular safety.
  • Create and maintain reports in Excel, Access, and maintain Sequel reports related to personal safety.
  • Maintain the reporting of historical data for accident and injuries. Also projects and tracks changes of same, noting the effect to the general ledger.
  • Prepare presentations using accident and injury data.
  • Create other reports, scorecards, and summaries as needed.
  • Assist in the execution of performance improvement plans and safety programs

Occasional Work Performed:

  • Training/ participation in Total Quality Management (TQM) teams
  • Occasional overnight travel for DTI Manager meetings and DC’s
  • DTI Driver Safety Meeting presentations
  • Actively participate in weekly Round Table meetings
  • Assist in data entry of safety related information as needed.

Safety Responsibility:
This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work location, exercises and promotes safe behaviors and shows unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.  The position aids in the analysis of past accidents and provides proactive measures preventing accidents.

Customer Service Representative (submitted 3/21/14) Full Time Position Quincy , IL
Employee will work 8:30-5:30 M-F with an hour lunch. Position offers a competitive salary & benefits.  Responsible for investigating credit, maintaining cash drawers, soliciting current and former customers and performing clerical activities.  

Essential Job Functions:
- Answer telephones and greet customers in a friendly and professional manner.
- Receive and apply mail payments to customer accounts.
- Investigate credit and process loan applications in a thorough and expedient manner.
- Perform all clerical duties including filing, typing, and assembling folders with sales finance   
  and loan contracts.

Please e-mail your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Those chosen for interviews will be contacted within forty-eight hours.

Stephen Ministries  (submitted 3/21/14) Many
Organization profile: Stephen Ministries is a Christian organization that serves more than 10,000 congregations, businesses, and other organizations from our office in Saint Louis. We train congregation leaders in one-on-one caregiving, small groups, and other ministries, including spiritual gifts discovery, evangelism, and grief.  General job description: Career Opportunity

At Stephen Ministries, we hire people, not positions. During the hiring process we take a look at each person’s gifts and craft the ideal position for that person based on his or her strengths and our organization’s needs.

We have openings for bright, motivated people in four career areas:
    Managing, supervising, and leading the organization
    Writing and developing new programs and materials
    Providing high-level administrative support
    Informing, supporting, and ministering to our customers

General Employment Inquiry Instructions:

Mail your résumé and cover letter to:
Stephen Ministries
Attn: Stephen Glynn
Director of Human Resources
2045 Innerbelt Business Center Drive
St. Louis, MO 63114
Or, FAX to:
(314) 428-7888
Visit www.stephenministries.org/careers to learn more.

Comp TIA-Downers Grove, IL (submitted 3/10/14) Many

  • Manager, Industry Partnerships
  • Inside Sales
  • Director, Product Management
  • Exam Development Manager

To view CAREER Opportunites with CompTIA Click Here

United Way of Adams County (submitted 2/27/14)FINANCIAL STABILITY COORDINATOR.
The United Way of Adams County is looking for a team member to direct the strategies and activities to increase financial stability of families in Adams County. Requires a passion for community service and ability to work with volunteers and staff of other nonprofit organizations.


Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in related field, experience working with the public in a nonprofit setting, proficiency with computer technology, strong written and verbal communications skills, ability to multi-task and support other staff members and teams of volunteers. Position is full time with benefits.


Job Description is posted on our website. UWAC Employment Opportunity


Submit resume with references by March 14th to:
Executive Director
United Way of Adams County, Inc.
936 Broadway, Suite F
Quincy, IL 62301

MU Extension (submitted 2/26/14) Regional Livestock Educator (Specialist-in-Training) HEADQUARTERED: Monticello, Missouri, and primarily serves Lewis and Marion counties in the Northeast region with additional coverage as needed.  MU Extension’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities and economies by producing relevant, reliable and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address needs of Missourians including: educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension please visit http://extension.missouri.edu.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs in the following subject-matter areas:  livestock production, management, nutrition, genetic, animal health and marketing. In addition to applying knowledge related to general agricultural and agronomy needs in the counties served.

The MU Extension’s Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Extension program is strategically focused on the goal of improving Missourian’s quality of life, enhance the economic viability of Missouri enterprises, while protecting the environment and the state’s natural resources. Livestock production accounts for approximately 53% of the state’s agricultural receipts.  MU Extension livestock research-based programs promote, enhances, and develops efficient and viable production, management and sustainable systems.

For information about extension’s agriculture programs, visit http://cafnr.missouri.edu/extension/.

This is a 12-month academic position currently funded for up to three years through the “Specialist-in-Training” mentoring program, designed to prepare high performing individuals for regional specialist positions upon completion of an approved master’s degree. More information about this program can be found at http://extension.missouri.edu/careers/.

Under the guidance of regional specialists, program director and regional director, deliver research-based educational programs within Lewis and Marion counties to enhance the success and well-being of communities. Work with colleagues to implement interdisciplinary programs, as well as collect quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate the impact MU Extension programs have in the community.
Generate and manage revenue to sustain and grow essential programs.  Develop and maintain essential partnerships.  Market and promote the mission of MU Extension.
Serve as County Program Director as needed.
Pursue a master’s degree as soon as educational assistance benefits become available. Work with regional director and program director to establish a plan of work which provides the flexibility needed to balance educational demands with Extension priorities.

Travel using own transportation is required (mileage reimbursement available), as well as working some evenings and weekends to meet the needs of learners and constituents.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI INFORMATION: The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the flagship university of the four-campus University of Missouri system. It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. The school’s broad undergraduate programs and its graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 33,000 students. MU is centrally located in Columbia, Mo. which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. MU Extension programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 Missouri counties.

For more information about MU Extension, visit http://extension.missouri.edu.

HEADQUARTED COUNTY INFORMATION: Lewis County is located in the heart of the Midwest in the northeast corner of Missouri. Lewis County sits along the banks of the Mississippi River and is also home to the Avenue of the Saints which provides four-lane access to the Interstate Highway systems. Farming is the main economic resource for the county with over 700 farming operations in existence.  The county boasts a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities ranging from public swimming pools and community parks to a golf course, tennis court and a 7,000 acre conservation area ideal for hunting and fishing.  

SALARY/BENEFITS:  $28,500 - $36,000 depending on applicable experience. This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  An earned bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or a closely related degree with primary coursework in livestock production, management, nutrition, genetic, animal health or livestock marketing.

Effective and innovative teaching strategies that engage others. Must be able to integrate new and emerging technology into teaching strategies.  
Effective listening, written and oral communication skills including public speaking and presentation abilities.
Organizational skills, interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities and collaborative leadership experiences.
Flexibility, resiliency and the ability to operate with minimal guidance.
Positive outlook, high personal standard of excellence and passion for improving society through transformational education.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, list of 3-5 references, and copies of all academic transcripts on-line at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php.

For additional consideration the search committee is requesting candidates go to http://hire.li/1f21D4z and provide a video resume.  Review of applications will begin after March 7.

For questions regarding the online application process, call 573-882-7976. For questions regarding this position call 573-882-4721 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


SIU School of Medicine (On-going) Many and all majors!
Please reference our web-site listed below for the latest job opportunities and complete position descriptions at SIU School of Medicine.

PREFERRED HOME HEALTH CARE (submitted 2/14/14) Nurses
Is a Pediatric In Home Private Duty Nursing Company
We need Caring Dedicated Nurses to work one-on-one with pediatric patients. Must have at least one-year experience. Positions Available Immediately in Camp Point, Dallas City, and Nauvoo. **ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE** We offer great benefits to our employees: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, weekly pay, direct deposit, cellular discounts (Verizon & US Cellular), vacation time and sick time. Give Jessica or Jennifer a call at 309-853-8000. You can fax your resume at 309-853-8001 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Illinois State Board of Education  (ongoing openings) Teacher Positions
If you are interested in being considered for a position, you will need to download an official application at www.isbe.net/hr/Default.htm.

American Red Cross (ongoing)
Employment Opportunities effective April 5, 2013, 405 W. John H. Gwynn Jr. Avenue Peoria, IL 61605. IMPORTANT NOTE:  Internal applicants must apply online via the Internal Career Center on CrossNet, https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.icc, External applicants must apply by visiting our website at www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com.

Missouri Department of Revenue (ongoing)
Missouri Department of Revenue has updated its list of job opportunities.  To view this list, please visit https://sa.dor.mo.gov/hr/jobopp/default.aspx.

Illinois State Board of Education (ongoing)
Many open positions.  Visit www.isbe.net/hr/Default.htm for application information.