Archive for 2013

July 18, 2013

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Let your eyes look directly forwards, and your gaze be straight before you.
Keep straight the path of your feet, and all your ways will be sure.
Do not swerve to the right or to the left; turn your foot away from evil.
Proverbs 4:25-27 (NRSV)

Messiah 411

Messiah College Safety Committee information available on MCSquare

Did you know that Messiah College has a state-certified Safety Committee? Meeting minutes for this committee are available for all employees on MCSquare’s Employee tab under the Safety Committee channel. Also available on this channel is a link to a Safety Suggestion Form. Have an idea to improve safety? Please submit it for consideration.

Renovations in Hoffman will affect Learning Technology Services

Hoffman’s first floor is undergoing renovations this summer. The work is planned in three phases and is projected to last six weeks (July 8 – Aug. 16). During this time Learning Technology Services members will shuffle our offices to accommodate the renovation process.

How will this affect you?

We will do our very best to maintain all technology support services we currently provide to the campus.

  1. Canvas Training will continue in Hoffman 215. You will find our scheduled training dates posted on our Canvas web page.
  2. Contact us at ext. 4444 or by emailing with any technology questions or concerns you may have.
  3. Are you moving? Please inform us of any office moves you have planned as soon as possible. We want to assist you with moving your computer and telephone. Please provide a minimum three-day notice if at all possible.

We are excited for the planned changes and will look forward to sharing our new/updated space with you when it is completed. coming soon will streamline the recruitment and hiring process for Messiah College. Please see this attachment for complete information.


Position available: 

Coordinator of Martin/Amigo Scholarship Programs — The division of student affairs currently has an opening for the position of coordinator of Martin/Amigo scholarship programs. This part-time, 20 hours-per-week, 10-months of the year (Aug. 1 – May 31), band 7F  position serves as a liaison to the admissions office and assists with the Martin’s Scholar selection process. The Martin Scholarship is designed for students who not only exhibit a strong scholarship and service, ministry or leadership in their school, church, or community, but also have demonstrated a commitment to promoting racial and ethnic diversity and reconciliation. This position also works with the Martin Scholars to ensure that students continue to meet the qualifications to continue in the Martin Programs connecting students to campus resources as needed. It also provides support to the implementation of the Amigo Scholarship Program. The Amigo Scholarship program provides transitional support for first-year students from underrepresented racial/ethnic populations. Education and experience required includes a bachelor’s degree in education, student personnel or a related field required; master’s degree preferred. A minimum of two years of administrative and leadership experience that includes working with racially/ethnically diverse groups and working in program planning and implementation is required. Other requirements include ability to administer multicultural student programs and provide leadership for a positive diverse campus climate; knowledgeable of the unique experiences, concerns and needs of students from North American underrepresented racial/ethnic populations; knowledge of best practices related to fostering civil and open dialogue around issues of race and ethnicity and the development of multicultural competencies on college campuses; knowledgeable of student development theory and application, and of multiracial development of college students; strong mediation and conflict management skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills including communicating effectively across race, ethnicity and culture; and ability to support and articulate the college mission and vision for higher education. To apply, please submit a rèsumè, letter of interest, statement of faith and salary requirements to Messiah College, Human Resources, Suite 3015, Mechanicsburg PA 17055 or email (Application materials sent via email preferred.) A detailed job description is available on the College website. Job-related questions may be directed to Doug Wood, associate dean of students, at ext. 3200. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position has been filled.

For sale: 

Daylillies — Variety of colors of daylilies, an easy perennial. $3.50 each or $3 each for 10 or more. Call 717-259-7700.