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Why Work at Moraine Valley?

In recognition that employees are extremely valuable resources, Moraine Valley strives to attract, hire and retain diverse and highly qualified personnel. The college provides a collaborative and creative work environment, competitive salaries and a wide variety of benefits, and is constantly evolving to stay at the forefront of new technologies.

Moraine Valley's Human Resources Department is committed to providing professional, prompt and equitable services to current and prospective employees. We are excited at the prospect of new personnel sharing their knowledge and expertise within our community and we encourage all to apply for open positions for which they are qualified. The college prides itself on providing an atmosphere that fosters professional and personal growth while supporting student success.

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Donald Allen

Program Assistant, Student Success Center

“I enjoy Moraine Valley’s diverse population of students and staff. It broadens your world view and builds a greater appreciation for different people and cultures.”

Kristine Christensen

Dr. Kristine Christensen

Professor of Computer Information Systems and Director of Faculty Development

"Moraine Valley encourages all employees to be lifelong learners – whether that be taking a credit or noncredit course here, taking a class at a different college with tuition reimbursement, or attending conferences and workshops related to our disciplines or job roles. This allows us to better serve one another and, of course, our students."

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John Moreno

Instructor, Heating and Air Conditioning

"Moraine Valley has kind, professional employees and great students who are respectful and eager to learn. I feel like I’m living the dream!"

Tamima Farooqui

Tamima Farooqui

Employment Equity Manager, Human Resources

"For over the decade I have been here, I have seen a very supportive and collaborative environment. Moraine Valley truly has a culture of respect, and I can see that infused in everything that we do in the different departments."

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Michael Vazquez

Technical Engineer, Information Technology

"I think the best part about working here is being able to make a difference for students. I try to do anything I can to help them achieve academic success. That’s important to me."

Dr. Sadya Khan

Dr. Sadya Khan

Executive Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness

"I love to collaborate and innovate, think of ideas, different ways of doing things and how they can benefit our students and employees, and I am able to do this regularly at Moraine Valley."

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Nick Shizas

Professor, Psychology

“Our students are hard-working and have a strong drive to succeed. I like helping them on their journey toward degree completion and beyond. It’s nice to work with students who are motivated to work toward a greater goal.”

LaToya Pryor sitting in a nursing classroom

LaToya Pryor

Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator, Respiratory Therapy Technology

"I love the collaboration between colleagues to assess, research and implement the best practices to engage, educate and empower our students...and be there for our students."

Kevin Murphy

Kevin Murphy

Adjunct Instructor, Physical Science and Physics

"The faculty and administration are a fantastic group of people – always friendly and happy to help."

Zoila Hernandez

Zoila Hernandez

Human Resources Assistant, Human Resources

"What I love about Moraine Valley is that we are such a diverse community. You are surrounded by people from many different cultures from all over the world. It brings everyone together as a big family. Everyone is welcome here."

Dave Viar in his welding gear

Dave Viar

Welding Instructor and Department Chair, Mechanical Technologies

"The people are great. There’s a ton of support. The team I work with is outstanding."

Moraine Valley has been awarded an Avatar Best-in-Class® Seal by Avatar Solutions, a survey research firm used by the college. Organizations with survey scores in the top 10 percent of Avatar’s normative database for employee engagement and overall job satisfaction receive a Best-in-Class Seal.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Embracing diversity, equity and inclusion have helped Moraine Valley Community College become a premier institution of higher learning, and an invaluable resource for students to learn about the multicultural world in which we live. Learn more about the college's commitment to DEI here.

About Us

Moraine Valley Community College is dedicated to ensuring our students gain the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demands of a changing world. With more than 130 programs, expert faculty, state-of-the-art learning facilities, and a vibrant campus culture, you'll see why we are among the nation's premier two-year institutions of higher learning.

The Moraine Valley Community College District 524 covers 139 square miles in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The district has population of about 400,000 people and includes 26 communities.

Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 West College Pkwy., Palos Hills, Illinois, is an EEO/A/F/D/V employer that values diversity and is committed to excellence. Join us and put your education, experience and expertise to use in a rewarding career at Moraine Valley.

You can view current job openings here.

Contact Information

Moraine Valley Human Resources
Building L, Room 167
9000 College Pkwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465
(708) 974-5704