Principal administrative contact for the President, performing a range of duties to ensure smooth operations of the office and developing effective systems for managing the President’s administrative needs. Works in concert with Cabinet members and others to communicate and carry forward projects for the President.
Work with area programs serving underrepresented students and support diversity; assist in the recruitment of students to Luther College; assist with retention efforts for students of color.
The Multimedia Strategic Fellow participates on the User Services and Multimedia teams within Information Technology Services to assist the Multimedia Lead in promoting and supporting the effective uses of video, audio, textual, graphical and other electronic media in support of teaching, learning, research and administrative purposes. Supervisory responsibilities include daily management of the multimedia ticket queue and multimedia student staff productivity. This is a one-year, full-time position that will overlap by approximately one month with the incoming Multimedia Strategic Fellow.
Provides administrative support for Annual Fund programs, including reunion giving programs, Class Agent programs, and other related programs, as assigned.
This is a one-semester sabbatical replacement position for Fall 2017 beginning late August 2017.
QUALIFICATIONS: ABD or PhD are preferred, although strong, advanced PhD students may be considered.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Courses to be taught:
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 will begin immediately and continue until position filled. Apply on-line with cover-letter detailing qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, unofficial transcripts, and the contact information for three professional references.
INQUIRIES: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Kate Elliott, Luther College, 700 College Dr., Decorah, Iowa, 52101; 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.
Serve as a member of the athletics department by coaching as assigned by the head coach and actively participate in the recruitment of student-athletes. Will also assist the Aquatics Director with all aspects of the Aquatics Center operations.
Responsible for creating giving reports and assisting with the preservation of the giving records. Generates various computer-based giving reports, trends and graphics. Back-up for entering gifts to database and running receipt program for donors. Assists with data entry of all constituent records. Assists with proofing class notes for class agent letters.
Responsibilities include supporting both Media Relations and Visual Media through writing press releases, distributing mass communication, managing schedules, supporting the creation of visual content, front desk management including interacting with clients and key constituents, as well as assisting in managing student workers. Candidate must be able to pleasantly interact with clients in challenging situations. Experience in communications field required with preference going to candidates with experience in social and visual media
Responsible for the coordination, certification and reconciliation of all private student loans as well as generation of daily aid distribution batches and transfers to the Student Accounts Office. Position also responsible for printing and quality control of award letters and serves as primary back-up to both the other Administrative Assistant and the Student Employment Coordinator.
The director will lead, administer, and evaluate Luther’s planned giving program, securing philanthropic support for key institutional priorities through bequest intentions, charitable gift annuities, trusts, and other gift planning vehicles. As part of this effort, the director will serve as a philanthropic advisor to potential donors and work alongside colleagues (primarily major & planned gift officers) to craft creative giving options tailored to the individual circumstances of each donor.
The Programmer and Information Security Analyst collaborates with developers on software applications, including system interfaces for a variety of databases and operating systems. This person works with Network and Systems, Software Development and User Services teams in Information Technology Services to support vendor-supplied, open source, and in-house developed software and will lead the work of identifying IT related security risks, prioritizing and coordinating resolution.
Conductor of Norsemen (first-year men’s chorus) and an upper class mixed choir. This is a three-year, renewable non-tenure-track position; annual appointment based on performance and college need. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.
BEGINNING DATE: Late August 2017
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate (ABD considered at instructor rank); demonstrated excellence in teaching and conducting; knowledge of the Lutheran college choral tradition; interest and 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Conduct Norsemen, Luther’s first-year men’s ensemble, and an upper class mixed choir; teach undergraduate conducting and mentor student conductors; as part of a choral faculty team, further the excellent reputation of Luther’s large choral program; cultivate professional relationships with choral musicians throughout the region. The remainder of the teaching load will be assigned with consideration of the successful candidate’s strengths and departmental needs, such as applied voice, ear training, or choral methods. Additional duties of this full-time position include advising, committee and departmental work, and meeting with prospective students.
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 will begin on April 1, 2017 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.
Security officers provide for the safety and security of people and property on the Luther campus. Officers perform multiple tasks including random patrol of building and grounds on foot and by vehicle to deter and detect criminal activity and other conduct issues with an emphasis on prevention. Officers investigate criminal activity, maintain order, secure buildings, and respond to emergency and routine calls for service, all in an attempt to create a safe secure environment conducive to learning. Good communication, problem solving and customer service skills are essential for this position.
This is a non-tenure track, one-year position with the possibility of renewal up to a term of three years.
BEGINNING DATE: Late August 2017
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D./Th.D. preferred at time of appointment; exceptional ABDs will be considered (Instructor rank). Teaching experience required. Specialization may be in Hebrew Bible or New Testament; an emphasis on postcolonial, race-related, or gender-related approaches is welcomed. The successful candidate will have enthusiasm to teach introductory biblical studies courses and other undergraduate courses in biblical studies and religion. We are seeking a candidate who enriches our current faculty’s interests and expertise and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Full-time teaching load is three courses fall term, one course January term, and three courses spring term. Teach five sections of introductory biblical studies plus two additional courses designed according to interest and college need. Active engagement in scholarship and advising also expected.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications begins February 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants’ dossiers will include:
INQUIRIES: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Robert Shedinger, Chair, Biblical Studies Search Committee, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa, 52101; telephone: 563-387-1276; 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.
RELIGION DEPARTMENT: The Department of Religion has 11 full-time equivalent faculty and offers a major and minor. The College requires all students to complete one course in biblical studies and a second course in religion. Normal class size is twenty-five students.
A one-year, non-tenure track replacement position, with possibility of renewal for a second year.
BEGINNING DATE: Late August 2017.
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD by August 2017 required; Area of Specialization: History of Philosophy; Area of Competence: Open. The enthusiasm for and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential.
RESPONSIBILITIES: A seven course teaching load spread over the fall, January, and spring terms (3-1-3); teaching to include core courses in Ancient and Early Modern Philosophy. Active participation expected in the Department of Philosophy which has 2.5 FTE faculty supporting major and minor study in philosophy.
APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review of applications begins January 6, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Skype or phone interviews will be scheduled after February 1, 2017. Applicants’ dossiers will include:
INQUIRIES: Inquiries about the position may be directed to Storm Bailey, Chair, Philosophy Search Committee, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 52101; 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.