welcome! at millikin university, we strive to employ dedicated and dynamic individuals who truly care about making a difference in the lives of our students. we believe that every employee counts when it comes to delivering an exceptional experience for the millikin university student.

millikin is currently recruiting for the positions listed below. to learn more about each position, click on the position(s) that interest you to obtain more information about the duties, qualifications, application procedures and application deadlines. millikin university has a strong commitment to nurturing a culturally diverse faculty and student body. women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

how to apply

after reading the detailed position description of the open position, click on the “apply now” button submit your cover letter, resume, and professional references.

open positions at millikin

division of athletics

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position title:     head men's volleyball coach

department:       athletics

flsa category:     exempt                  


division of finance and business affairs

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position title:  security manager

department:     public safety     

flsa:              exempt              

division of finance and business affairs

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position title:      police officer (new)

department:         public safety              

flsa category:  non-exempt                


division of enrollment

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position title:   university writer

department:      Marketing & Media Relations     

flsa category:  exempt             


millikin university’s tabor school of business invites applications for an open rank, full-time tenure track position effective august 2021. an earned doctorate in marketing or related field is required for a tenure track position, though abd candidates will be considered. 

we are seeking a broadly trained scholar who is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in marketing. the standard faculty-teaching load at millikin is twelve credits per semester.

division of academic affairs

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position title:  part-time research and instruction librarian

department:  staley library

flsa:               hourly – non-exempt



division of finance and business affairs

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position title:  police officer - public safety

department:   public safety                      

division of finance and business affairs

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position title:    Full and Part-time Security Officers & Dispatchers

department:      public safety         

division of academic affairs

center for entrepreneurship- tabor school of business

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position title:                       director, center for entrepreneurship

the millikin university school of nursing invites applicants to apply for two open faculty positions to teach in its ccne-accredited baccalaureate, master’s, and dnp programs. the positions are ten-month, tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor, beginning august 1, 2021.


the qualifications for a tenure-track assistant professor positions include: 


the department of mathematics and computational sciences at millikin university invites applications for a tenure-track position in applied mathematics and/or computer science to commence on august 1, 2021. the initial appointment is expected to be at the rank of assistant professor, though appointment at a higher rank commensurate with experience is possible.


college of professional studies:  school of nursing director




the director of the school of nursing (son) reports directly to the dean of the college of professional studies (cps), provides leadership to the son in achieving its mission, goals, and expected program outcomes, and is administratively responsible for all aspects of the school of nursing programs.


the tabor school of business is seeking an adjunct graduate professor to teach business analytics in our evening mba program beginning june 2021.  this course is delivered once per week for nine consecutive weeks.  in-person delivery is preferred, with an online synchronous delivery mode acceptable. 


millikin university invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of music–trumpet. completed doctorate required. documented history of exceptional professional activity in trumpet performance (e.g., chamber music, solo, orchestral, jazz); evidence of successful teaching; and ability to attract and retain trumpet students is essential. the candidate should demonstrate emerging national visibility as a performer and/or educator appropriate to rank.

the millikin university school of theatre and dance is accepting applications for a part-time adjunct instructor in dance to begin in august 2020.  millikin is a small, private, liberal arts institution of approximately 1900 students located in decatur, illinois. the nationally recognized school of theatre and dance is a vibrant and highly visible component of the campus community serving 260 students in five degree programs including b.f.a.s in acting, design and production, musical theatre, and stage management and a b.a.

annual security report

download a copy of millikin university's annual security report, which complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. This report includes information about crime and the policies in place to deal with crime at Millikin University. To receive a paper copy of this report, please contact: Millikin University, Office of Safety & Security, 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL, 62522.