Employment Opportunities

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

2 Academic Positions

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Accounting), Visiting Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Accounting)
Department of Economics and Management

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management to begin February 1, 2017. The department anticipates a continued vacancy, and the successful candidate may be considered for continuation into additional years, contingent upon favorable review and the continuing needs of the College.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have either an M.B.A., M.S. in accounting, or equivalent degree plus professional certification and experience. The successful candidate will be professionally active in research, practice, and service. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a J.D. or a Ph.D. in accounting, business, or related field. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include three courses per semester and a one-month experiential course taught in January as part of the regular teaching assignment. Specific course assignments are somewhat flexible, but would include Financial Accounting and Intermediate Accounting plus at least two of the following: Nonprofit/Government Accounting, Consolidations Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Accounting Information System, Federal Taxation, and Auditing. Please indicate in your application letter which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to syang10@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Sheng Yang, Chair
Department of Economics and Management
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Sheng Yang at syang10@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to those whose files are complete by September 15, 2016.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies
Department of Scandinavian Studies

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Scandinavian Studies during the period January 1, 2017, to January 31, 2018.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Swedish, experience teaching Swedish at all undergraduate levels, and a good general knowledge of the Nordic area. Beyond the language, competitive candidates must be able to offer Scandinavian area studies courses within their areas of preparation and show a strong interest in working closely with undergraduate students.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include eight courses: two sections of Swedish language and one course of Scandinavian Studies during the Spring Semester (January-May) of 2017, and two sections of Swedish language and one course of Scandinavian Studies during the Fall Semester (September-December 2017) within the applicant’s area of interest/expertise in Scandinavian culture, and two courses (January 2017 and January 2018) which will be an experiential course taught during Gustavus’s experiential learning January Term.

The Scandinavian Studies Department’s curriculum includes a variety of courses that are either interdisciplinary “culture” courses or deal with specific periods, genres, or writers in the Scandinavian Studies field. As is stated in the first two Department Outcomes, courses taught focus on modern perspectives: (1) Students will be aware of important issues in the Nordic countries today; (2) Students will learn to appreciate the Nordic area as a multicultural and multi-ethnic area and recognize its links to the rest of the world.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to kranking@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Glenn Kranking
Department of Scandinavian Studies
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Glenn Kranking at kranking@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by September 12, 2016.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

0 Administrative Positions

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4 Support Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant, Bakery, Digital Collections Manager, Substance Use Educator

Administrative Assistant
Office of Advancement

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant position to the Gustavus Annual Fund.

The primary purpose of this position is to help maintain a professional, reliable, and organized environment in a manner that contributes to the efficient performance of responsibilities of the Manager of the Gustavus Annual Fund and the Special Gift Officers through the timely and effective performance of assigned duties.

Responsibilities include: provide support including production of contact reports, follow-up correspondence, and assembling of necessary materials for prospect visits. Generate and maintain reports and requests for data retrieval. Assist Institutional Advancement with ongoing database responsibilities, including: data entry, data maintenance, and acknowledgement correspondence. Supervise student employees and ensure they are productive and well-trained in their activities. Maintain confidential information and exercise strong judgment. Assist The Gustavus Annual Fund office in the organization of special events as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications include: a high school diploma or equivalent; minimum of two years of general office experience. Candidates should have strong understanding of PageMaker, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Strong organizational skills, task oriented, and independent initiative.

Preferred qualifications include a general background in accounting and or bookkeeping.

To receive an application form and a detailed description, call (507) 933-7304 or you may download an application from our website at www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education of employment programs or activities.

Bakery
Dining Service

 The Dining Service at Gustavus Adolphus College has the following position available:

 Bakery – 4pm-8pm, Monday-Friday 20 hpw/52 wpy Grade 3 

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 1 year of related work experience.  To receive an application form, call the Department of Human Resources (507) 933-7304 or you may download an application from our website: www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment/  

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all.  EOE/M/F/V/D

Digital Collections Manager
Library

Gustavus Adolphus College seeks a Digital Collections Manager for 35 hours per week for 45 weeks per year. The Digital Collections Manager works with the Library faculty to further the teaching mission of the Library and the College by facilitating access to information, especially through the library’s electronic collections. This position plays a key role in supporting undergraduate and faculty research. Specifically, the Digital Collections Manager oversees the acquisition and handling of electronic and legacy print subscriptions, including managing access to materials through databases, the catalog, link resolver, proxy server, and library website. The manager promotes and oversees the daily operations of GustieScholar, the College’s institutional repository, including uploading content, creating custom metadata records and facilitating access to scholarly materials within the repository.

Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree; strong organizational and problem-solving skills; familiarity with common office and internet applications; and a desire to continually learn new technologies; willingness to support the mission of the Library and College. Preferred qualifications include: experience working in an academic library or serials position; background in student employee supervision; knowledge of the software and products used in serials management, electronic resources management, and cataloging.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references to Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082. Applications may be submitted electronically to humanresources@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D

Substance Use Educator
Dean of Students Office

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a Substance Use Educator in the Dean of Students Office.  This position is 24 hours per week for 44 weeks per year.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn., that prepares 2,400 undergraduates for lives of leadership, service, and lifelong learning. Fully accredited and known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is internationally recognized for its annual Nobel Conference.

This professional will provide both individual and group counseling and case management services to students who have been found responsible for violating alcohol and drug policy on campus.  In addition, the position contributes to proactive awareness and education around issues of substance use and abuse on campus.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree in a related field is preferred.  Applicants must possess both strong counseling and strong administrative skills.  Experience working with college students and with the assessment of individuals with substance use disorders is highly desirable.  A familiarity with evidence based best practices in the field of alcohol and drug education, including motivational interviewing, is preferred.

To apply, please complete an application and submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to the Office of Human Resources at Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  The application is available on our website, www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment.  Applications may be submitted electronically to humanresources@gustavus.edu.

Review of applications will begin on August 1st and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education of employment programs or activities.