Employment Opportunities

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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

13 Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Medical/Surgical Nursing, Instructor of Music (Trumpet), Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics, Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Economics), Visiting Assistant Professor of Experimental Psychology, Visiting Assistant Professor of History (U.S. Since the Civil War), Visiting Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Visiting Instructor of Art and Art History, Visiting Instructor of Chinese Language and Culture, Visiting Instructor of Health Education, Visiting Instructor of Physics

Assistant Professor of Medical/Surgical Nursing
Nursing Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Medical/Surgical Nursing in the Department of Nursing to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate or have achieved ABD status but will consider candidates with a Master’s degree in nursing who are enrolled in a doctoral program. The successful candidate will have clinical expertise in medical/surgical nursing, a commitment to innovative and active teaching and learning methods in a student-centered environment, interest in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural and interdisciplinary topics, and eligibility for or current RN licensure in Minnesota. We are interested in applicants who will contribute to the diversity of our community through their work and service.

Primary responsibilities will include classroom and clinical instruction of undergraduate nursing students in medical/surgical areas and contribution to general education. Other responsibilities include student advising, participation in program and college governance, participation in professional scholarship, including collaborative research with students, and community engagement activities.

Gustavus Adolphus College offers a baccalaureate program in nursing, recognized as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Nursing Consortium (MINC), in cooperation with St. Olaf College. The MINC is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. For more information, visit the department’s website: www.gustavus.edu/nursing.

To apply, please email copies (as PDF files) of 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) to bzust@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Barbara Zust, Chair
Department of Nursing
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, contact Dr. Barbara Zust at 507-933-6097 or bzust@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Instructor of Music (Trumpet)
Music Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for part-time Instructor of Trumpet in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2014.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Professional performing experience and strong recruitment skills are preferred. Previous teaching experience required. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching trumpet to majors and non-majors within a dynamic department. Regular studio classes and bi-annual instrumental jury attendance is expected.

To apply, please email the letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), curriculum vitae, recording/s of a solo performance, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to cjutting@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Ms. Carol Ann Jutting
Department of Music
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, contact Ms. Carol Ann Jutting at cjutting@gustavus.edu. Finalists will be asked to give a short performance, teach students a sample lesson, and interview with the selection committee. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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 Accounting
Economics and Management Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management with specialization in accounting to begin September 1, 2014. This is a one-year position, but the successful candidate may be reappointed, contingent upon annual performance reviews and the needs of the college.

An MBA, MAcc or equivalent degree plus professional certification and experience in accounting is required. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level. Previous academic experience with small, liberal arts colleges is highly desirable.

Responsibilities will include teaching seven courses per year. Specific course assignments are somewhat flexible, but would include Financial Accounting and/or Managerial Accounting plus at least two of the following: Federal Taxation, Accounting Information Systems, Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Auditing. The ability to teach a related course such as Business Law or Finance will be a plus. The candidate may teach a one-month experiential course taught in January as part of the regular teaching load. Please indicate in your application letter which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application addressing your qualifications, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial transcripts, and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to:

Dr. Glenn Barnette
Accounting Search
gbarnett@gustavus.edu

Application information is also available at: www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, contact Dr. Glenn Barnette at 507-933-6120 or gbarnett@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics
Classics Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a 3-course position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics to begin January 1, 2015.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching 1 section of Intensive Beginning Greek in the January term and 2 sections of Myth and Meaning in the spring term. Compensation will be at the per-course rate; a modest travel stipend is also available for part-time faculty commuting more than 50 miles.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to panciera@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Matthew Panciera, Chair
Department of Classics
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, contact Dr. Matthew Panciera at panciera@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical/Counseling Psychology
Psychological Science Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year visiting position of Assistant Professor of Clinical/Counseling Psychology (specialization open) in the Department of Psychological Science to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential and experience advising and engaging in research collaborations with undergraduates is desirable. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

The course load for the position will be 7 courses. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Abnormal Psychology, Personality Psychology, and courses in the candidate’s specialty area.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the following materials: the 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) to clinicalhire@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should indicate the position for which you are applying and should be addressed to:

Dr. Jennifer Ackil, Chair
Clinical Psychology Search
Department of Psychological Science
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, contact Dr. Ackil at clinicalhire@gustavus.edu. Review of all applications will begin on March 28, 2014, and continue until each position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

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

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management with specialization in economics to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

Teaching responsibilities are seven courses per year, primarily Principles of Macro and Microeconomics and Business Statistics. Ability to teach finance courses will also be considered a plus. Teaching responsibilities include a four-week January term course as part of the seven course load. Please indicate in your application letter which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching.

The Department of Economics and Management offers majors in Management, Economics, and Accounting in the context of a liberal arts education. The current strategic plan emphasizes the development of analytical skills for strategic decision making. We are committed to preparing our students for lives of ethical leadership and service.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to:

Dr. Jeff Owen, Chair
Department of Economics and Management
Re: Economics Search
jowen@gustavus.edu

Application information is also available at: www.gustavus.edu/jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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 Experimental Psychology
Psychological Science Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year visiting position of Assistant Professor of Experimental Psychology (specialization open) in the Department of Psychological Science to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential and experience advising and engaging in research collaborations with undergraduates is desirable. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

The course load for the position will be 7 courses. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in General Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, and courses in the candidate’s specialty area.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the following materials: the 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) to experimentalhire@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should indicate the position for which you are applying and should be addressed to:

Dr. Jennifer Ackil, Chair
Experimental Psychology Search
Department of Psychological Science
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, contact Dr. Ackil at experimentalhire@gustavus.edu. Review of all applications will begin on March 28, 2014, and continue until each position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Assistant Professor of History (U.S. Since the Civil War)
History Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year, full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor (or Instructor) in the Department of History with specialization in history of the U.S. since the Civil War to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status and will have Ph.D. completed by September 2014. Preferred areas of specialization are: gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, Native Americans, and/or public history. The successful candidate must have prior teaching experience. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

The position requires teaching six courses: two sections of the introductory course on the U.S. since the Civil War in Fall Term, as well as one course in January Term, and three additional courses in Spring Term to be determined according to the candidate’s specialization. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.

To apply, please send the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, two sample syllabi, graduate transcripts (photocopies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references to:

Professor Eric J. Carlson, Chair
Department of History
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, contact Professor Carlson at ecarlson@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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 Microbiology and Immunology
Biology Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology with specialization in Microbiology and Immunology to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. In their application candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching a student-centered undergraduate biology curriculum in a liberal arts environment. We are interested in applicants who complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. In fall semester; a 100-level introductory biology lecture and labs, a 300-level immunology lecture and lab; in January Term, an experiential course determined by and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise; in spring semester, a 300-level microbiology lecture and labs, and a 100-level microbiology lab.

The Department of Biology graduates an average of 70 majors each year and focuses on the preparation of students for post-graduate professional and graduate programs in biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, and environmental and health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes. Additional information about the Biology Department is available at: www.gustavus.edu/biology/.

To apply, please email (as separate PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate and undergraduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to biology-search@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Margaret Bloch Qazi, Chair
Department of Biology
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, contact Dr. Bloch Qazi at biology-search@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 24, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by March 21, 2014.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Instructor of Art and Art History
Art and Art History Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for fall semester, part-time position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Art and Art History with the ability to teach in the area of Gender and Art. The position consists of one course to be taught either in fall semester to begin September 1, 2014, or spring semester to begin February 1, 2015.

We seek candidates who have graduate training in art history at the MA level or higher.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching an intermediate level course on Gender and Art, and to contribute to general education. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

To apply, please email (as separate PDF files) the 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) to lwren@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Linnea Wren, Chair
Department of Art and Art History
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, contact Dr. Linnea Wren at lwren@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Instructor of Chinese Language and Culture
Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures with specialization in Chinese language and culture to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates who have an earned a minimum of a Master’s degree in Chinese language/culture with experience in teaching Chinese to undergraduate college students. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching three courses: one course (Beginning Chinese 101) in the fall semester, one in the college January term (4 week intensive session) in English in the subject area of Chinese culture, and one course (Beginning Chinese 102) in the spring semester. An additional travel stipend for those commuting more than 50 miles is available.

To apply, please email copies (as PDF files) of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference) to kirv@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Robert Irvin, Chair
Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
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, contact Dr. Robert Irvin at 507-933-6097 or kirv@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Instructor of Health Education
Health and Exercise Science Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science with specialization in health education to begin September 1, 2014.

We seek candidates with a completed Master’s Degree in health education, with PhD preferred. The successful candidate will have public school and college teaching experience in health education. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

The course load for the position will be 7 course equivalents. Responsibilities will include teaching elementary health education methods, adolescent health for majors in secondary education, community health, stress management, sexuality education, and varied activity courses such as personal fitness, yoga, or relaxation. The candidate may teach a one-month experiential course taught in January as part of the regular teaching load.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names and contact information of three professional references to abanks@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Aaron Banks, Chair
Department of Health and Exercise Science
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, contact Dr. Banks at 507-933-7616 or abanks@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

Visiting Instructor of Physics
Physics Department

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time visiting instructor of physics in the Department of Physics to begin September 1, 2014.

Minimum qualifications for this position include an earned Master’s degree in physics or closely related field (Ph.D. preferred), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have a record of successful physics teaching at the TA level or beyond, and be comfortable teaching with modern laboratory instructional equipment and software. Previous academic experience with diverse populations is highly desirable.

Primary responsibilities include approximately 6 or 7 contact hours per week in lecture and laboratory courses at the introductory level during the fall and spring semesters. If desired, there will be some opportunities for collaboration in undergraduate research in AMO, optics, acoustics, and other fields, although research activity is not an expectation of this position. A commitment to teaching is important.

The Physics Department offers a comprehensive major and graduates an average of 17 +/- 3 students per year, of whom a very high percentage pursue graduate and professional degrees. The department is staffed by 6 FTE faculty, and is housed in the well-equipped 64,000 square-foot Olin Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science.

To apply, please email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three letters of professional recommendation (at least one letter should be from a person who can supply an informed evaluation of the applicant's teaching experience) to smiller6@gustavus.edu. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Paul Saulnier, Chair
Department of Physics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at: www.gustavus.edu/jobs. Inquiries regarding the completeness of applicant files should be directed to Ms. Stacie Miller at smiller6@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2500 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/M/F/V/D

3 Administrative Positions

Assistant Director of Campus Activities, Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Cantor

Assistant Director of Campus Activities
Campus Activities

Gustavus Adolphus College seeks an energetic, student-centered and collaborative Assistant Director of Campus Activities.  Reporting to the Director of Campus Activities, the Assistant Director plays an active and vital role in the College’s Student Life division.  This position is scheduled and contracted 11 months per year. Responsibilities include: direct advising of the Inter-Greek Senate and all aspects of Fraternity and Sorority Life; supporting over 130 recognized student organizations; supervising and implementing the Gusties in Ongoing Leadership Development (G.O.L.D.) program; advising the planning and implementation of Senior Week; providing oversight and management of the Dive (a multi-purpose programming facility); supervision of a Graduate Assistant; and fostering community life through collaboration with staff, faculty, students and student groups in planning programs and activities. 

Qualifications: master’s degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education or relevant field; strong leadership abilities and interpersonal skills; excellent communication and organizational skills; high degree of energy, creativity, and integrity; willingness to work evenings/weekends as required by the job; advising/supervisory aptitude; experience in program/event planning; a demonstrated ability to work with students, faculty and staff; and knowledge of current trends/issues in campus/student activities.

Salary is competitive/commensurate with experience, with excellent fringe benefits.  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Applications may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  Review of applications will begin March 19, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services
Diversity Center

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services (11 month contract).

Responsibilities: The Assistant Director provides a welcoming environment for underrepresented students, supports student organizations that advocate for diversity, including the Diversity Leadership Council and affiliated groups; assists the Director with program planning, development, implementation and assessment that encourages persistence towards graduation, intercultural sensitivity and cultural competency; coordinates the Mentoring for Student Success Program; engages senior leadership, faculty, staff and students in the effort to create an environment supportive of social justice in appropriate and productive ways; in the absence of the Director, provides leadership for the Diversity Center; and collaborate with MN Private Colleges diversity initiatives including but not limited to the Phillips Scholarship Program and the Kente Summit. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree required with one to three years of demonstrated experience working with diverse populations in multicultural affairs or in higher education. Demonstrated commitment to diversity; a mature understanding of issues and trends in higher education programs which focus on the retention needs of underrepresented student groups. Experience planning, implementing and assessing programs/events, and working with student organizations. Demonstrated experience facilitating group discussions on various multicultural education topics. An understanding of identity development theory as it relates to the systemic and institutional factors that support the recruitment and retention of students. Detail oriented; solid organizational skills; proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; demonstrated ability to meet and prioritize deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to train, coach and otherwise teach individuals as well as groups. Strong computer skills with MS Office proficiency. Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with students and their families, faculty, staff and others.

Send via email a letter of application, a one-page essay articulating your philosophy regarding the role of a diversity center at a liberal arts college, a resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  Assistant Director of Multicultural Programs Search, c/o Nadine Haukoos, Employment Assistant, Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Applications may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu

Review of applications will begin April 7, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Cantor
Office of the Chaplains

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Cantor.  This is a full-time, 11-month administrative position; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.The Cantor stewards the musical and liturgical gifts of the entire Gustavus community, building relationships with musicians and worship leaders and calling forth their gifts for the sake of planning and leading worship and events in Christ Chapel and around campus. In doing so, the Cantor supports and gives life to the College’s core values of excellence, community, service, justice and faith.  As a member of the Office of the Chaplains team, the Cantor will work collaboratively with the Chaplains, students, and Music Department faculty to create faithful and beautiful worship and learning experiences for the Gustavus community.  In addition to worship leadership and administration, the Cantor will direct the Organ Studio and teach organ students, conduct Handbells, and teach liturgical music courses as needed for the Music Department

Responsibilities:  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning and leading Daily Sabbath gatherings, Sunday worship and other special services and events in collaboration with the Chaplains; rehearsing, directing, teaching, and playing service liturgies, hymns, and songs using organ, piano and other instrumentation; scheduling and supporting choirs, ensembles, instrumentalists and vocalists; selecting and preparing music and/or other artistic expressions that enhance texts and themes for services and events; identifying and building relationships with musicians (students, faculty, staff, community) and the Department of Music; enlisting, supporting, rehearsing and/or accompanying ensembles, choirs, vocalists and instrumentalists; collaborating with teams to create, plan, prepare and play for major College celebrations including Christmas in Christ Chapel, Homecoming Worship and others; and building working relationships with other Artistic Performance Faculty for involvement in worship leadership and participation.

Requirements: Candidates must possess (1) an MSM or MM in Organ Performance, PhD or DMA, preferred; (2) experience leading worship in a congregation or campus community; (3) experience teaching organ students; (4) familiarity with Lutheran worship and liturgies; (5) appreciation for a wide variety of musical styles, instruments, and worship formats; (6) commitment to teamwork and collaboration; (7) ability to support many different kinds and abilities of musicians.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Director of Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Applications may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. 

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1 Support Staff Position

Gift Accounting Specialist

Gift Accounting Specialist
Advancement Services

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the full-time position of Gift Accounting Specialist in the Office of Advancement Services.  This position is an 11 month position. Responsibilities include: processing all gifts and pledges to the College, creating new records, and maintaining demographic information on existing constituents in database while following office policies and procedures.

Candidates for this position are required to have a high school degree or equivalent; technical training preferred; minimum two years of general office experience, including experience with word processing and database experience, spreadsheet software experience helpful; ability to work with mathematical figures accurately; and accounting experience is desired.

To receive an application form, call (507) 933-7304 or you may download an application above.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Grade 5