Luther College, a private, liberal arts institution located in Decorah, Iowa seeks applications for a nine-month assistant coaching internship in men’s and women’s track and field. Additional information about Luther College can be found at www.luther.edu. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications from females and persons of diverse cultural backgrounds are welcomed.
The Dean for Institutional Equity and Inclusion re-visions the work of the former position of Executive Director of the Diversity Center. As Chief Diversity Officer, this individual serves as a member of the senior administrative leadership of the college as a key leader and voice on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion across the college. The College seeks candidates whose education, perspectives, and experience enable them to promote a culture of inclusion, and develop and implement institutional strategies and initiatives to sustain and advance the college as a diverse and welcoming community. This is a 12-month administrative position.
The responsibilities listed in this Position Profile highlight the scope of work that the College is excited about initiating. Priorities and critical partnerships for developing and executing these strategies will be identified during the final stages of the interview process and the new Dean’s onboarding process.
The College will begin reviewing resumes and cover letters on October 15, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The tentative start date for this position is June 1, 2017.
The Dean will report to the President and serve as a member of the President’s senior leadership team (Cabinet), working closely with key colleagues to promote equity and inclusion in every aspect of the academic, residential, and professional life of the College. The College’s Diversity Center will report to this position.
BEGINNING DATE: Late August 2017
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: MSW and two years post-MSW practice experience; a demonstrated record of high quality teaching, community service, and scholarly activity; a commitment to undergraduate education and to the liberal arts.
Preferred: Ph.D., DSW or A.B.D. in social work or related field; full or part time teaching experience; experience supervising field education and coordinating with other agencies; scholarly and professional interests and experience in areas such as: international social work, cross cultural practice including immigration and refugee services, social and environmental justice, rural social work, or geriatric social work.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Annual teaching load may include HBSE, Research Methods, Policy and/or Practice Methods, as well as possible contributions to interdisciplinary programs of the college. Faculty members with experience in field education may direct, arrange, and supervise student field education. Additional duties include contributions to the development of the social work program, advising, student faculty research and collaboration, campus service, meeting with prospective students, and off campus engagement. Full-time teaching load consists of six courses per year spread across fall, January, and spring terms.
STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Luther College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications begins October 10, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants’ dossier should include:
INQUIRIES: Inquiries may be directed to Britt Rhodes, Chair, Social Work Search Committee, Luther College, Decorah, IA 52101; phone: (563) 387-1623; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the college is available by visiting the college website, www.luther.edu. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to email@example.com.
SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM: Accredited by CSWE for the past 30 years, most recently in 2013, the Social Work Program is part of a combined department (Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) with eleven full-time faculty members.
A tenure-eligible position; rank to be determined commensurate with credentials and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate; distinguished record of choral conducting at the national/international level; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the collegiate level; knowledge of, and respect for, the art of a cappella singing and the rich musical legacy of the Lutheran college choral tradition; demonstrated success in recruiting talented high school musicians for an undergraduate choral program. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, a collaborative and collegial approach to music-making, and commitment to the highest standards of musicianship, conducting and teaching in a private liberal arts college setting.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct the Nordic Choir, Luther’s flagship ensemble; teach undergraduate conducting and mentor student conductors; maintain a national profile as a conductor, furthering the excellent reputation of Luther’s music program, especially through regional, national and international tours; cultivate professional relationships with choral musicians throughout the region and nation. The remainder of the teaching load will be assigned with consideration of the successful candidate’s strengths and departmental needs, and could include conducting an additional choral ensemble, teaching choral methods, artistic leadership of the college’s annual festival of Christmas music (Christmas at Luther) and administrative-artistic leadership of the college’s large choral program. Additional duties include advising, committee and departmental work, and meeting with prospective students.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants’ dossier should include:
Other materials, such as audio/video recordings, should not be sent at this time but may be requested at a later date.
INQUIRIES: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Gregory Peterson, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about the College is available by visiting the college website www.luther.edu. Questions about the application process should be directed to email@example.com.
The development officer serves as an ambassador of the College with responsibility to build and develop long-term, donor-centric relationships built on a firm understanding of the donor’s interest, passions, and values. The primary objective of the officer is to advance the mission of the College by planning and implementing a program to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospective donors with major and planned gift potential in support of Luther’s fundraising initiatives and institutional priorities.
Responsible for updating demographic information for our constituents, entering all deposited student applications and their parent information, managing the Online Alumni Directory with Information Technology Services, assisting with alumni event registrations and Homecoming, scanning constituent information, and answering the phone.