Employment Opportunities at MNU

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When applying for a position at MNU, please be sure to include the title of the position for which you are applying. 

MNU is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diverse candidates to apply for positions. To apply, please follow the specific application steps noted on the position description document.

Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor - Accelerated BSN Program

Assistant/Associate Professor - Biology

Assistant/Associate Professor - Choral Director

Assistant/Associate Professor - Theology

Staff Positions 

Campus Safety Officer - part time

Client Services Coordinator, Bell Cultural Events Center

Executive or Administrative Positions

Director, Student Financial Services

Adjunct Professor Positions

The Professional Studies in Management department in the School of Business is seeking an Adjunct Professor/Applied Project Advisor.  Qualified candidates should possess a Master's degree in a business-related discipline, and/or project mangement, with relevant teaching and professional experience.   Duties include but are not limited to: Teaching, instructing and professionally facilitating applied projects in business both in a campus classroom and online format; advising and retain adult undergratuate students; Assisting in ongoing assessment, research and evaluation of student projects.   To apply for this position forward the following documentation to the Director of Human Resources at nsmerimee@mnu.edu

  • Letter of Application
  • Complete Curriculum vita or resume
  • University transcripts from all universities from which degrees were received (scan and attach)
  • Statement of faith including a personal faith history and vision for integrating faith and learning (approximately 2 pages)

The Graduate Studies in Management department within the School of Business is looking for qualified individuals to teach Technology for Managers – a 3-credit hour graduate course that is a required course in the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Science in Management (MSM) degree program. Qualified candidates should have a Master's degree in technology or related field (A Ph.D. is preferred). The ideal candidate will not be an IT professional who has taught Management Information Systems. The ideal candidate will be someone who has an operational knowledge from a corporate manager's perspective for how to use technology in their job. See course description below.

COMP 6213 - Technology for Managers (3 credit hours)
This course examines how information systems and technology tools can be used to create value and to better achieve both organizational objectives and individual productivity. The course examines the disruptive nature of many of the new and developing technologies. It also considers conditions needed for technology to be accepted and utilized within organizations. The course looks at technology from both an internal and external communication perspective. From an internal perspective, students will learn some of the best practices of utilizing existing and developing technologies for internal communication, collaboration and productivity. From an external perspective, students will learn some of the best practices of utilizing the developing technologies for building stronger connections and relationships with customers.

Further qualifications are: Prior teaching experience in higher education, proven record of excellence in teaching, excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrated commitment to higher education delivered with a Christ-centered world view.
The candidate selected must be able to teach this course at our Liberty, MO campus beginning on Wednesday evenings (6 to 10 PM) October 22 and ending December 17, 2014. This course is also delivered at our Olathe campus.
Interested individuals should contact the Director of Human Resources, at nsmerimee@mnu.edu or by telephone at 913.971.3427.

The Department of Science and Mathematics is looking for qualified individuals to teach as part-time Adjunct Faculty in Biology.   Possible courses for the 2015-16 academic year include:

  • Fall Semester - Human Anatomy (with laboratories), Earth and Space Science, Environmental Biology
  • Spring Semester - Diversity of Life (with laboratories), Principles of Biology, Human Genetics, Environmental Biology

Please forward a resume, cover letter, statment of faith (see below) and a list of three professional references to: Nancy Merimee, Director of Human Resources at nsmerimee@mnu.edu.


MidAmerica Nazarene University is an intentionally Christian Community and desires that all employees in positions of leadership reflect a foundational Christian position in word, attitude and action.  While there is no predetermined length or format for the Personal Statement of Faith, the norm is a one or two page narrative document describing the applicant’s central Christian beliefs, significant formative influences in the applicant’s Christian experience (e.g., religious experiences of conversion or the affirmation of one’s faith, one’s family and/or home life, spiritual aspirations), and ways in which the applicant’s faith is being demonstrated in daily patterns and practices.


MidAmerica Nazarene University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion*, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected class. Read the university’s full Non-Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement.

*Christian faith and employment at MidAmerica Nazarene University:  MidAmerica Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene.  It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964).  Preferred candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the Wesleyan tradition.

Contact Human Resources

MidAmerica Nazarene University
Attn: Human Resources
2030 East College Way
Olathe KS 66062-1899

Phone: 913.971.3294
Fax: 913.971.3418
Email: hr@mnu.edu

Office Hours

Monday:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday–Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.