Employment

Employment at Crown College

Crown College is the Midwest regional college of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and holds to a strong evangelical Christian position. We believe that employment at Crown College is an opportunity for individuals to fulfill their personal callings in life, as well as to assist the College in fulfilling its mission to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in the Christian and Missionary Alliance, the church at large and the world.

If you are a graduate of Crown College or a current student, please visit our Career Development department for resources to assist you with career planning, interviewing strategies, and additional job opportunities.

Crown Employee Requirements

Crown College Mission

The mission of Crown College is to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in The Christian and Missionary Alliance, the church-at-large, and the world.

Crown College Statement of Faith

The mission of Crown College is to provide a biblically based education for Christian leadership in The Christian and Missionary Alliance, the church-at-large, and the world.

  1. There is one God, who is infinitely perfect, existing eternally in three persons.
  2. Jesus Christ is true God and true man. He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He died upon the cross, the Just for the unjust, as a substitutionary sacrifice, and all who believe in Him are justified on the ground of His shed blood. He arose from the dead according to the Scriptures. He is now at the right hand of the Majesty on high as our great High Priest. He will come again to establish His kingdom of righteousness and peace.
  3. The Holy Spirit is a divine person, sent to indwell, guide, teach, empower the believer, and convince the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment.
  4. The Old and New Testaments, inerrant as originally given, were verbally inspired by God and are a complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men. They constitute the divine and only rule of Christian faith and practice.
  5. Man was originally created in the image and likeness of God; he fell through disobedience, incurring thereby both physical and spiritual death. All men are born with a sinful nature, are separated from the life of God, and can be saved only through the atoning work of the Lord Jesus Christ. The portion of the impenitent and unbelieving is existence forever in conscious torment; and that of the believer, in everlasting joy and bliss.
  6. Salvation has been provided through Jesus Christ for all men; and those who repent and believe in Him are born again of the Holy Spirit, receive the gift of eternal life, and become the children of God.
  7. It is the will of God that each believer should be filled with the Holy Spirit and be sanctified wholly, being separated from sin and the world and fully dedicated to the will of God, thereby receiving power for holy living and effective service. This is both a crisis and a progressive experience wrought in the life of the believer subsequent to conversion.
  8. Provision is made in the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ for the healing of the mortal body. Prayer for the sick and anointing with oil are taught in the Scriptures and are privileges for the Church in this present age.
  9. The Church consists of all those who believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, are redeemed through His blood, and are born again of the Holy Spirit. Christ is the head of the Body, the Church, which has been commissioned by Him to go into all of the world as a witness, preaching the gospel to all nations. The local church is a body of believers in Christ who are joined together for the worship of God, for edification through the Word of God, for prayer, fellowship, the proclamation of the gospel, and observance of the ordinances of baptism and the Lord’s Supper.
  10. There shall be a bodily resurrection of the just and of the unjust; for the former, a resurrection unto life; for the latter, a resurrection unto judgment.
  11. The second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ is imminent and will be personal, visible, and pre-millennial. This is the believer’s blessed hope and is a vital truth, which is an incentive to holy living and faithful service.

Official Statement of the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA)
In addition to the above, the following text indicates the C&MA and Crown College’s understanding and teaching position on certain points which could be subject to various interpretations. Crown College does not necessarily deny employment to persons merely for lack of firm personal conviction on any teaching position in these explanatory notes. However, the College does weigh carefully the understanding and personal convictions of employment applicants on these points as well as the nature of their prospective work assignments in determining their suitability for employment.

The Bible is clear in its teaching on the sanctity of life. Life begins at conception. We are opposed to the destruction of innocent life through abortion on demand.

Homosexual conduct is incompatible with Christian teaching and cannot be condoned. Therefore persons who engage in homosexual conduct and/or relationships may not be accepted for employment or continued employment.

Divorce and remarriage is permissible when one’s spouse (not oneself) has been guilty of adultery and restoration of the broken marriage vows has become impossible (Matthew 19:9). Divorce and remarriage is permissible when one’s spouse (not oneself) abandons the marriage (1 Corinthians 7:15). Divorce and remarriage is permissible if the parties made no profession of faith prior to or at the time of the divorce (2 Corinthians 5:17).

Approved PC, BOT 6/12, eff. 7/1/12

Crown College Community Covenant

Biblical Aspirations:
As a body of believers at Crown College, we commit to pursuing truth and learning to serve Christ together. We desire to be a community whose belief and behavior is inextricably intertwined in order that we might reflect the kingdom of God to the world.

29 Jesus replied, “The most important commandment is this: ‘Listen, O Israel! The Lord our God is the one and only Lord. 30 And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.’31The second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” Mark 12:29-31 NLT

Principles and Standards:
As a Christ-centered community of growing Christians who desire spiritual transformation and value academic excellence and a globally connected community, Crown College has chosen to adopt the following principles and standards that reinforce and support a biblical worldview and lifestyle. These guidelines are at the heart of who we are as a body of believers. Some of these principles and standards apply to believers in general, and others are particular to Crown College.

Authority of the Word of God – We believe that the Word of God is the inerrant revelation for Christian belief and behavior and is our ultimate authority. By following the Scriptures regarding lifestyle decisions, an individual may discover a life of holiness in relation to God and others.

10 Carefully determine what pleases the Lord.” Ephesians 5:10 NLT
The Lordship of Christ and the Spirit-filled Life – We believe that Jesus Christ desires a personal relationship with every individual and invites us to enter into life in Him through the power of the Holy Spirit. We recognize that apart from Christ we can do nothing, and as we surrender to Him, His love will flow through our lives. This personal relationship is fostered by individuals who open themselves to God by practicing various spiritual disciplines such as prayer, Bible study, fasting, discipleship, stewardship, accountability, service, fellowship, witnessing, and individual and corporate worship. When we experience God’s transforming power, we will develop personally and flourish as a community. This leads to a life which glorifies Jesus Christ, enriches the believer through the fruit of God’s Spirit, and radically impacts a lost world.

Christian Character and Maturity – We believe God calls us to develop a healthy lifestyle that balances the spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and intellectual dimensions of who we are. All of these areas are integral parts of the curricular and co-curricular experience at Crown College.
The Bible describes character qualities that should be present in the lives of believers. These include love, joy, kindness, peace, patience, humility, compassion, forgiveness, hospitality, integrity, self-control, generosity, care for the oppressed, commitment to justice, and the recognition of the rights and needs of others. We believe that these characteristics are fully developed only through the indwelling power of the Holy Spirit.
The Word of God also identifies character qualities and actions that should not be present in the lives of believers such as abusive anger; malice; jealousy; lust; sexually immoral behavior including premarital sex, adultery, and homosexuality; impure desires; prejudice based on race, sex, or socioeconomic status; greed; idolatry; slander; profanity; lying; drunkenness; thievery; and dishonesty. According to Scripture, these qualities are not acceptable for the Christian, and therefore, are unacceptable for members of the Crown College community. We need the transforming power of Christ for change to take place in these areas. The guiding principle for these choices comes from Philippians 4:8, “…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.” Specific guidelines and standards of conduct are found in the Student and Employee Handbooks.

Conclusions About Community Life:
As such we commit to the principles and standards of the Community Covenant and the expectations outlined in the Student and Employee handbooks in order to maintain the spirit and health of the community. These principles and policies are binding for all who voluntarily choose to become part of the Crown College Community as representatives on the Board of Trustees, employees who minister and serve on behalf of Crown College, and undergraduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Recognizing that we have an obligation to hold each other accountable to biblical standards and to the commitments we have made, appropriate action will be taken to teach, influence, reconcile, discipline, or even dismiss those who disregard these community expectations. If some find themselves unable to honor these commitments, withdrawal may be in order. We will strive to have all disciplinary procedures characterized by Christian love. This Community Covenant is subject to change only by action of the Board of Trustees.
Approved BOT 5/12, eff. 7/1/12

Faculty Positions

  • Communication Faculty

    Communication Faculty

    Full-time, Tenure Track

    Two Positions Available

    Start: July 1, 2017

    Crown College is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, communications faculty position. Faculty rank determined on experience and qualifications.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • teaching undergraduate communication foundations, digital media, and/or communication theory
    • participation in department meetings
    • academic advising
    • college committee assignments
    • participation in strategic planning and vision for the Department

    Minimum Requirements:

    • MFA or Ph.D. in communications or related area
    • 5 years of full-time higher education teaching experience in communications
    • Commitment to Christian higher education
    • Ability to integrate faith in teaching
    • Demonstrated ability to integrate technology into teaching
    • Commitment to mentoring young leaders
    • Commitment to personally support and practice the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant

    Preferred Requirements:

    • 5 years full time higher education teaching experience in communications/media with emphasis in digital media
    • Active participation in professional education organizations
    • The College values participation in an evangelical church and community service

    To Apply:

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, to facultyjobs@crown.edu

Administrative Positions

There are no Administrative Positions open at this time.

Staff Positions

  • Male Resident Director, Graduate Assistant

    Start: August 1, 2017

    The Graduate Assistant Resident Director (GRD) is responsible for the coordination and development of the total residence program within the men’s dormitory and living area(s). He is the main facilitator in the planning and implementation of a meaningful residence life experience for students and Resident Assistants. The GRD serves as educator, minister and mentor with a developmental philosophy, committed to helping residential students bridge their academic and interpersonal worlds. Priorities include: general planning and work towards the fulfillment of the goals and objectives of Student Development; general counseling and discipleship with residential students; living area programming; committee involvement; Assistant Resident Director and Resident Assistant staff selection, supervision, training and development. The GRD, along with the professional Residence Life team and the paraprofessional student leaders, intentionally creates an environment that emphasizes the development of transformational community. The GRD reports to the Dean of Students. The GRD supervises the student staff including Assistant Resident Director(s) and Resident Assistants (RAs)

    The position requires enrollment in a two or three year Master’s degree program at Crown. Graduate assistants receive 100% tuition benefit. The only cost to them is fees, supplies, class materials/books and any other nontuition expenses. An on-campus apartment is provided to the employee on a rent free basis. 25 hours per week, occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

     Leadership of Staff – The GRD is responsible to supervise and develop the Residence Life staff in the effective fulfillment of their responsibilities. The GRD will:

    1. Participate in the selection of Resident Assistants and Assistant Resident Directors.
    2. Orient staff to expectations, policies and procedures.
    3. Conduct regularly scheduled individual and staff meetings and one off-campus staff retreat.
    4. Provide for the professional and personal development and evaluation of staff.
    5. Plan and implement all phases of RA Training.
    6. Understand, support, and communicate the rationale for Crown College community standards.
    • Involvement with Students – The GRD is responsible to create an environment conducive to individual student growth. The GRD will:
    1. Assist RAs with programming that reflects the core values of Residence Life.
    2. Develop a familiarity with resident’s individual needs directly, or through the Resident Assistant.
    3. Establish visibility, availability, and approachability.
    4. Advise and counsel students as requested or needed, and make appropriate referrals.
    5. Confront, counsel, and take an active role in the student conduct process.
    6. Utilize meal plan provided to periodically eat meals with students and/or faculty and staff.
    7. Inform and provide the appropriate written and verbal behavioral data to the Dean of Students relevant to administering guidance and the student conduct process.
    8. Maintain appropriate relational boundaries; will not enter into social dating relationships with students.
    9. Attend Crown College chapel regularly.
    10. Attend major Residence Life and residence area events regularly.
    • Administration – The GRD is responsible for maintenance of the residence halls and their functions. The GRD will:
    1. Manage the use and upkeep of all rooms and services within the residence halls.
    2. Prepare the halls for the opening of the school year.
    3. Coordinate custodial and maintenance needs with facilities personnel and/or housing, and monitor progress.
    4. Assume direct responsibility for residence hall budgets.
    5. Work with Housing regarding room change, and other housing programs as directed by the Dean.
    6. Serve as part of the on-call staff, as the duty schedule dictates.
    7. Close halls at the end of the year.
    8. Maintain regular posted office hours.
    9. Assist other Student Development staff as directed.
    • Professional and Personal Growth – The GRD is responsible to participate in professional growth and training opportunities. The GRD will:
    1. Attend Residence Life staff meetings as directed, participating in Residence Life planning as well as staff development opportunities.
    2. Schedule regular individual meetings with the Dean.
    3. Attend at least one professional conference, or event, per year as resources allow.
    4. Participate in Student Development meetings
    5. Engage in an on-going mentoring relationship with a more experienced Christian professional.
    6. Spend 2 hours each week away from campus for a time of personal soul care.

     REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

    • Candidates should exhibit leadership ability, helping skills, conflict resolution and organizational ability.
    • Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • At least one year experience in residential leadership (RA or ARD)
    • College experience in a like-minded Christian college or university

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Multiple years of experience in residential and college student leadership
    • Current Member of the Association for Christians in Student Development (ACSD)

    TO APPLY:

    Email cover letter and resume to staffjobs@crown.edu

  • Graduate Assistant/Recruitment Manager, School of Online Studies & Graduate School

    Start Spring 2017

    Part Time, 25 hours/week, may include evenings and weekends as needed

    The Graduate Assistant/Recruitment Manager works under the general direction of the Director of Enrollment and is primarily responsible for recruiting students for the Crown Online and Graduate School division.

    The position requires enrollment in a two or three year Master’s degree program at Crown with coursework beginning as soon as possible after employment begins. Graduate assistants receive 100% tuition benefit. The only cost to them is fees, supplies, class materials/books and any other non-tuition expenses.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Oversee the communication flow to inquiries, applicants, admits and enrolled students.
    • Counsel applicants about admission, financial aid, and academics.
    • Develop ways to seek out and contact adult learners.
    • Act as liaison with the Registrar’s Office, Technology Services, Billing and Academics.
    • Remain current on all aspects of the admissions process, academic offerings, and financial aid opportunities of the College.
    • Seek creative ways to strengthen and improve the general operation of the office, making appropriate recommendations for change.
    • Travel as needed to other locations for recruitment and registration and at off-campus events and functions. (this will include evenings and weekends)
    • Generate general weekly, monthly and yearly reports as requested.
    • Be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of Enrollment and/or the Dean of Online programs.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Results oriented, self-motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented with a positive attitude and able to collaborate with other offices within the institution
    • Ability to spend extensive time on the telephone
    • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment while recognizing and complying with task deadlines
    • Ability to recognize and comply with appropriate task deadlines
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting as deemed by assignment
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral formats
    • Proficient in Word and Excel
    • Possession of effective problem solving and analytical skills
    • Willingness to travel on occasion
    • Must possess a valid Class D driver’s License
    • Must be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Previous sales experience

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience with institutional systems such as Perceptive Content, EX, Outlook, Lync and/or EMAS
    • Experience in College Admissions
    • Alumni of Crown College

    TO APPLY:

    Email Cover letter and resume to ungerm@crown.edu