Employment Opportunities at York University

 

Mission-Driven Institution

The mission of York University is to transform lives through Christ-centered education and to equip students for lifelong service to God, family and society. It takes each employee to fulfill this purpose-driven mission. 

Non-discrimination

York University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, loan, and other financial aid programs, athletic and other University -administered programs or employment as required by federal laws, including Title VII and Title IX, except when such distinctions may be appropriate under state and federal constitutional provisions due to the religious identity of York University and its mission, as determined by its Board of Trustees and the nature of the particular employment position or activity in question.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

York University is located in York, Nebraska, approximately 45 minutes west of Lincoln and 45 minutes east of Grand Island. The University has a strong Christian heritage and is affiliated with the churches of Christ. York University is both a ministry and a mission field providing numerous opportunities to introduce students to Jesus and/or help them grow in their faith. Our campus footprint provides ample space for our 450 seated students and 200 online students.

Applications should be submitted electronically to the contact listed with each position. Only electronic (PDF) submissions will be accepted. Applications should include:

  • A letter of interest

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Copies of all post-secondary transcripts (official copies required at time of hire)

  • Three or more appropriate references who may be contacted

  • Response to the York University mission statement

  • Personal faith statement

  • Statement of teaching philosophy

Salary and rank are determined based on credentials and experience.

Benefits include group medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 403b retirement plan, tuition benefits for employee/spouse/children. 

The list below provides information about faculty positions currently available at York University.

 

Faculty Open Positions

Anticipated Start Date: August 2024

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience


Qualifications: Must be able to teach a variety of lower and upper division courses in criminal
justice.

A master’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice OR Juris Doctorate required. Previous experience
working in the criminal justice system preferred. All applicants should demonstrate strong
communication skills and interest in the academic and spiritual development of undergraduate
students. A successful candidate will be an active member of the churches of Christ/Stone Campbell
heritage and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. York University is a private
Christian institution of higher learning affiliated with the churches of Christ.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide up to 27 hours of classroom instruction per academic year
  • Participate in departmental assessment
  • Serve on campus wide committees as assigned
  • Serve on department/division committees as assigned
  • Maintain office hours
  • Serve as an academic advisor

Benefits: Group medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 403B retirement plan, tuition benefits
for employee/spouse/children.

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Posted 11/6/23

Effective date: August 15, 2024

York University seeks a dynamic, capable individual to work within the Department of Bible and Ministry
as a full-time, 9-month faculty member. The department serves a small number of majors and all other
programs require students to complete six Bible courses. The vision for this program is to transition focus
on the Jesus story and the foundational truths of His teachings, developing a practical faith, spiritual
nurturing and discipleship, and living the way of Jesus in transformative community.

Qualifications and Duties: Responsibilities include classroom instruction each semester, participating in
departmental assessment, academic advising, and engaging in service to the institution, community, and
kingdom. Preference will be given to candidates with a terminal degree. All applicants should demonstratestrong communication skills and interest in the academic and spiritual development of undergraduatestudents. A successful candidate will be an active member of the Churches of Christ / Stone Campbell heritage and demonstrate a commitment to Christian education. York University is a private Christian institution of higher learning affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Benefits: Group medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 403B retirement plan, tuition benefits
for employee/spouse/children.

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Posted 10/24/23

Effective Date: Until Filled  

Salary: Position is full-time with salary commensurate with education and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree in related discipline.  Candidate working on a PhD may be considered.
  • Subject Matter Expert in any interdisciplinary field required but preference given to earned academia in Leadership, Business, Organizational Behavior, or related field.
  • Experience working in online and/or higher education preferred.
  • Experience in teaching preferred.
  • Experience in course design and curriculum building preferred.
  • Experience in leadership training, networking, and program promotion desired.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills, including attention to detail and the ability to work and think independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, wordsmithing and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel when appropriate.

Position & Responsibilities: 

This is a 12-month Faculty Position responsible to the Provost and the appointed Dean/Lead for Graduate Studies.  Applicant should be well-versed in teaching, building, maintaining, assessing and writing curriculum for an academic program.  Directors are responsible for ensuring programs are current and relevant as well as consistent with the York University mission. This position will maintain, improve, and regulate instructional materials in accordance with university practices and work with other subject matter experts to update instructional design processes and templates.  As the primary program representative, the Director will ensure the satisfactory performance of all related tasks, activities and events, such as accreditation, reports, assessment, promotions and partnership engagements.

Responsibilities include recruitment and admissions, student advising, administration, and planning.  Directors will meet with prospective students and other interested parties to describe information on the university, graduate studies, and the respective program.  Directors will review evaluations and help resolve program-related comments and complaints.  Directors work closely with Admissions, the Registrar, Provost, Department Chairs, other Program Directors, and Faculty.  Directors may work with Finance, Student Services, Advancement, and assorted committees.

 

Master’s of Organizational and Global Leadership (MOL) Program Director will:

  • Implement, manage, design, report, and assess the MOL program.
  • Teach 9 graduate hours annually, including at least 3 hours face-to-face within a hybrid setting.
  • Teach 12 undergraduate hours each traditional academic year as determined by Provost.
  • Design, refresh, or revise 3-4 course master shells annually for the MOL program.
  • Coach faculty and Subject Matter Experts to update and refresh up to 15 classes annually in other disciplines for YUO which need to be redesigned, refreshed, or revised.
  • Develop, prioritize, manage and execute projects designed to meet student recruitment goals for the program.
  • Develop new outreach strategies and manage analytics to gauge program performance.
  • Assist with recruiting events/activities as a representative of York University online and graduate programming.
  • Develop relationships with potential partnerships.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with businesses, corporations, and other organizations.
  • Continue to innovate and create best practices for York University Online.
  • Initiate and set goals for new programs based on the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Direct Faculty, Graduate Assistant, and Work Study as necessary.
  • Use Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas), Student Information Systems (e.g., J1, and Customer Relationship Modules (e.g., JRM) as required.

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Posted 6/29/23

Qualifications: Applicants must be able to teach a variety of lower and upper level history courses, including American and European history. A master’s degree in History or master’s degree with eighteen graduate hours in History is required; doctorate preferred. All applicants should demonstrate strong communication skills and interest in the academic and spiritual development of undergraduate students. All qualified applicants must be professing Christians; be active, faithful members of a local congregation; and be willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of the University; preference is given to fully qualified applicants who are members of the churches of Christ.

Faculty responsibilities include:

  • Provide up to 27 hours of classroom instruction per academic year

  • Participate in departmental assessment

  • Serve on campus wide committees as assigned

  • Serve on department/division committees as assigned

  • Maintain office hours

  • Serve as an academic advisor

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Posted 5/15/23

Anticipated Start Date: August 2023

Seeking full-time faculty member. Applicants should be able to teach a variety of lower and upper division courses in business. Possible courses would depend on the candidate's academic background including Operations, Financial Markets, Accounting, Computer Applications, Management, Agribusiness Management or Financial Management. Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. and experience or expertise in accounting, management or related field.

Faculty responsibilities include:

  • Provide up to 27 hours of classroom instruction per academic year

  • Participate in departmental assessment

  • Serve on campus wide committees as assigned

  • Serve on department/division committees as assigned

  • Maintain office hours

  • Serve as an academic advisor

  • Sponsor the business club

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Updated on 5/22/2023

Anticipated Start Date: August 2023/January 2023 may be considered

Qualifications: Must be able to teach a variety of lower and upper division courses in computer
science including Information Technology, Programming I & II, Business Computer Applications,
Hardware I, and Internet History.


A successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related
field; doctorate preferred. All applicants should demonstrate strong communication skills and
interest in the academic and spiritual development of undergraduate students. A successful candidate
will be an active member of the churches of Christ/Stone Campbell heritage and demonstrate a
commitment to Christian education. York University is a private Christian institution of higher
learning affiliated with the churches of Christ.

Faculty responsibilities include:

  • Provide up to 27 hours of classroom instruction per academic year

  • Participate in departmental assessment

  • Serve on campus wide committees as assigned

  • Serve on department/division committees as assigned

  • Maintain office hours

  • Serve as an academic advisor

To apply for this position, please submit these documents to the Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.


Updated on 5/22/2023

 

Staff Employment Opportunities

The list below provides information about staff jobs currently available at York University. Qualified persons filing timely applications will be given consideration for the positions listed. Each position will have specific application instructions. 

Salary is based on experience.

Benefits include group medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 403b retirement plan, tuition benefits for employee/spouse/children. 

Unless otherwise noted, posted positions are 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, in-person. 

The list below provides information about staff positions currently available at York University.

 

Staff Open Positions

Position Summary: York University is seeking applicants for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach to begin
recruiting for the Fall 2024 academic year. York University competes in the NAIA, and is a member of
the Kansas Collegiate Athletics Conference (KCAC). The coach reports directly to the Athletic
Director of the University.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an Accredited Institution.
  • Firm commitment to the mission of York University.
  • Christian Character displayed by:
  1. Positive interaction with students, especially student athletes.
  2. Christian attitude and behavior displayed during practice and competition.
  3. Representation of Christian principles toward campus constituents; including faculty, staff, students, administration, board and local community.
  • Experience in coaching golf, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Proven ability to recruit student-athletes and provide spiritual leadership.
  • Ability to maintain a roster of 16 athletes.
  • The ability to work within a budget outlined by the athletic department.

    SALARY / BENEFITS
    Commensurate with experience.

    Application Process:
    Submit resume, cover letter, a personal faith statement, and provide three references to:
    Mr. Garrett Schwarz
    Director of Athletics
    (402) 363-5657
    gschwarz@sekhemonline.net

Posted: 1/23/24

The Bartholomew Performing Arts Center (BPAC) Coordinator is a part-time position responsible for scheduling and managing all performances and events that take place in BPAC. This position requires the ability to manage a busy event schedule, as well as a solid understanding of how to operate the equipment in the facility. The BPAC Coordinator also makes social media posts and manages all ticket sales for performances in BPAC. 
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Schedule performances in conjunction with performing arts faculty/directors
  • Schedule other campus events that wish to use the BPAC space
  • Prepare the performance space for upcoming productions, including:
  • Change seating configurations
  • Set lighting plots
  • Post on the York University Performing Arts Instagram regarding upcoming events and productions
  • Train students to operate tech equipment in the booth
  • Manage work study students
  • Manage inventory and purchase extra supplies when needed
  • Coordinate ticket sales through the online application
  • Manage box office staff and operations on production days

To apply for this position, please contact Dr. Shannon Leinen at provost@sekhemonline.net.

Posted: 2/19/24

 

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

Being a Graduate Assistant (GA) is a special privilege for qualified students to obtain work experience that supports the mission of York University while also being actively enrolled in one of our master’s degree programs.  Each GA is expected to be a strong representation of YU’s mission and values and follow the standards of conduct for both students and employees.  GAs will:

  • Agree to serve for two full academic years and complete a master’s program during the same two academic years. In order to do so, GAs must maintain continuous enrollment progressing toward successful completion. 

  • Meet the admissions criteria for graduate school and maintain good academic standing.

  • (For former YU students) have been free of probation status with the Office of Student Development during their last two years as a student.

  • Be in good financial standing with the YU Business Office (Student Accounts).

  • Work the requisite hours of the position consistent with that of a part-time employee.

  • Reside on campus or submit an exception request through the future supervisor. 

GAs do receive benefits, which may include a tuition discount, campus housing, and a meal plan.  For more information regarding GA positions, contact the Online and Graduate Studies Department.  If you are interested in a position listed below, send a resume and cover letter to the associated email address/applicant contact to learn if the position is still open and about departmental responsibilities within that role.

Graduate Assistant Open Positions

Position: Science Department Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Bryan Kretz and/or Shannon Leinen; bckretz@sekhemonline.net, sleinen@sekhemonline.net
Employment Timeline: August 2024 July 2026

Position: Business DepartmentGraduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Shannon Leinen, sleinen@sekhemonline.net 
Employment Timeline: August 2024-July 2026

Position: York University Online Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Ken Yunevich or Shannon Leinen; kyunevich@sekhemonline.net, sleinen@sekhemonline.net 
Employment Timeline: August 2024-July 2026

Position: Library and Academic Services Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Leanna Hawley; Shannon Leinen; llhawley@sekhemonline.net, sleinen@sekhemonline.net 
Employment Timeline: Available Immediately

Position: Softball Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Roni Miller, rsmiller@sekhemonline.net
Employment Timeline: Available Immediately

Position: Women's Wrestling Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Jeff Albers, jpalbers@sekhemonline.net
Employment Timeline: Available Immediately

Position: Volleyball Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Irick Gardner, ikgardner@sekhemonline.net
Employment Timeline: Available Immediately

Position: Women's Soccer Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Greg Reynolds, gdreynolds@sekhemonline.net 
Employment Timeline: August 2024-July 2026

Position: Men's Soccer Graduate Assistant
Applicant Contact: Tyler Wilt, tlwilt@sekhemonline.net 
Employment Timeline: August 2024-July 2026

CRGAs are funded by community partners in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.  These partnerships provide unique opportunities for graduate students to receive hands-on experience at the partner location.  A CRGA will work for the partner, but the overall progression in the program will be supervised by the Online and Graduate Studies Department. 

Position: York Chamber of Commerce - Member and Event Coordinator
Applicant Contact: Madonna Mogul & Ken Yunevich, 402-363-5608
Employment Timeline: 2 Years

The Chamber is often the first contact for a visitor or for someone looking to open or start a new business. The Chamber is a very active office with numerous projects and events going on at all  times. We are looking for a very well-organized, professional individual who is good at working on multiple projects at one time and has an upbeat personality. The ideal candidate will be an independent worker as well as a team player. This position is part-time.

Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate promotional projects and events  
  • Facilitate committee meetings 
  • Communicate strategies, and articles with businesses  • Maintain communications with businesses via meetings,  emails and website 
  • Participate in events sponsored by the Chamber  • Assist with Coordinating Registrations 
  • Work with various event committees 
  • Assist with Execution of Events 
  • Prepare monthly activity reports to Chamber board  
  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meeting and compose 

 

Position: York Chamber of Commerce - Marketing Coordinator
Applicant Contact: Madonna Mogul & Ken Yunevich, 402-363-5608
Employment Timeline: 2 Years

The Chamber is often the first contact for a visitor or for someone looking to open or start a new business. The Chamber is a very active office with numerous projects and events going on at all times. We are looking for a  very well-organized, professional individual who is good at working on 

multiple projects at one time and has an upbeat personality. The ideal candidate will be an independent worker as well as a team player. This position is part-time. 

Marketing Duties: 

  • Assist with creating marketing materials 
  • Create graphics for specific events 
  • Communicate with TV, Newspaper and Radio representatives 
  • Assist with maintaining website and social media sites 
  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meeting


 

Students Employment Opportunities

York University offers students part-time jobs called "work study" that offer a range of different skills, fields and experiences. Working part-time allows students to earn money for expenses, establish a work record and develop skills.  For more information about work study or to apply visit here