Graduate Assistant Openings

Graduate Assistant Coach - Women’s Volleyball
Quincy University seeks applications for the Graduate Assistant Coach position with the women’s volleyball program. This communicative, organized, motivated, and positive person will directly assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA DII women’s volleyball program. Job tasks will include on-court instruction, match administration, game-day marketing and promotions programing, recruiting, fundraising, community outreach, video/statistical analysis, and other duties assigned by the head coach. This applicant could start as early as June enrollment for graduate degree courses, but is expected to begin no later than August 1st.

This position includes:
1. Full Tuition – tuition and most fees for graduate degree courses (some courses vary)
2. Free Housing – university owned house on/near campus (roommates with another athletics GA)
3. Free Meals – use of a meal-plan within university dining facilities
4. Additional Income Opportunities – camps/clinics/fundraising/private lessons

A bachelor’s degree is required. The candidate must be accepted into Quincy University’s Graduate School upon their own merit and application before an official job offer can be extended. Candidates are preferred to have played collegiate volleyball and have some form of prior coaching experience. This applicant should have a basic understanding of NCAA regulations, as they will be required to take the NCAA Compliance Exam after their appointment. Successful candidates will have consented to, and must successfully complete, a criminal background check.
Please send a letter of interest, along with a resume and three references to:

Bob Crank
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
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Administrative Openings

Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

Quincy University seeks an effective strategist and inspiring leader to enhance the quality and quantity of new student enrollment. The Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid oversees the Admissions and Financial Aid staff and collaborates with other offices in planning and executing the University's undergraduate and graduate recruiting efforts. Using data-driven market analysis, the VP will formulate an aggressive recruiting strategy for freshmen, transfer, graduate and international students, as well as improving net tuition revenue. The new VP will oversee strategies for outreach to secondary and post-secondary teachers and counselors, innovative on-campus and off-campus visit programming, and effective engagement with prospective students and families. The VP reports to the President and is an integral member of the Executive Team.

Quincy University is a Catholic, co-educational, residential University offering an academic program that integrates liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, QU is a pillar of the Quincy, Illinois community (pop. 41,000) and attracts students from across the country and throughout the world. With 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports, Quincy University is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Desired Qualifications:
Successful experience in college enrollment with direct knowledge in all areas of recruitment, territory management, marketing and financial aid
Ability to attract, mentor and inspire talented staff.
Combined ability to be highly engaging with people as well as savvy in using data for enrollment management.
Sensitivity to demographic and market trends to inform academic program development and recruitment initiatives.
Educated in financial aid leveraging, predictive modeling, net tuition revenue and pricing forecasts.
Understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics for enrollment management at a NCAA Division II institution
Demonstrated ability to work with a dedicated and engaged board of trustees.
Superb oral and written communication skills, both one-on-one and in groups.
Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.

Transferable skills and experience from industries outside higher education will be considered.

To Apply: Please send letter of application, resume, and names of three references to: Human Resources, Quincy University, 1800 College Avenue, Quincy, IL 62301 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. EOE



Director of Residence Life and Community Standards

Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Residence Life and Community Standards. Responsibilities include overall administration and operation of Quincy University's residential living and standards programs. Serves as a collaborative leader within the University community, helping to facilitate effective partnerships to ensure students a vibrant learning environment; manages and supervises the overall operations of a broad range of university-owned housing facilities; addresses all aspects of the living environment for on-campus residents, ensuring living facilities are clean, attractive, well-maintained, comfortable, and include safety and health features maintained by systematic operations. Oversee the adjudication of community standards violations in collaboration with other Student Affairs team members and campus judicial boards.

This is a full time 12 month live on position. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in education, counseling or similar subject preferred. 3-4 years of experience in a higher education setting required.

To Apply: Send letter of application, resume and three professional references to: Director of Human Resources, Quincy University, 1800 College Ave., Quincy, IL 62301 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . EEO Employer. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Staff Openings

Communications Assistant
Quincy University seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Communications Assistant.  Qualifications:  excellent communication skills both verbal and written; proficiency in word, excel, googlemail, and Microsoft; the ability to perform a variety of general office tasks and to work as part of a team.  Requirements:  high school diploma; general office work experience.  Submit letter of application, resume and three references to:  Director of Human Resources, Quincy University, 1800 College Avenue, Quincy, IL  62301 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . EOE

Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor of English

Quincy University, a Catholic liberal arts university in the Franciscan tradition, seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English position, beginning August14, 2015.  Responsibilities include teaching first-year writing courses, survey courses in candidate’s area of specialization, and upper division courses. Background in American Literature with interest in creative writing preferred.  Other duties include academic advising and school and university service.  The teaching load is four courses each semester.

Minimum qualifications: terminal degree; Preferred qualifications:  successful college-level teaching experience.  The successful candidate will be an energetic teacher, an active scholar, and a dependable colleague who will participate enthusiastically in an ambitious schedule of undergraduate programs and activities, including a reading and lecture series, a literary journal, and a various student activities.

Send letter of application, C.V., teaching philosophy, research interests, copies of graduate transcripts, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Beth Tressler, Assistant Professor of English
c/o Office of Human Resources
Quincy University
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL 62301
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This position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin December 15, 2014

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