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

1 Academic Position

Visiting Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies

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

2 Administrative Positions

Director of Admission Operations, Head Women's Softball Coach

Director of Admission Operations
Admission

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Director of Admission Operations.  The Director will manage all technical admissions operations pertaining to admissions data, and serve as primary technical/systems liaison to our venders and Gustavus Technical Services (GTS). In addition, the Director will supervise a support staff of three, including the Visit Coordinator. Application Processor/Import Specialist, and Administrative Assistant and Receptionist in Admission. This is a full time exempt regular staff position which will require evening and weekend work, as well as some travel.

The Director will serve as a member of the Admissions Team as the primary contact in the event of any technology related issues pertaining to the use and contact with the following systems and vendors, Datatel, Slate Student Data Management System, College Board, Common Application, American College Testing Service (ACT), Hobson’s, Royal and Associates, Front Rush. The Director will serve as a back-up to primary staff for coordinating the reporting of admissions data to outside constituencies, assist with data entry during peak periods as well as generate reports for members of the admissions staff as needed. The Director of Admission Operations will report to the Dean of Admission. 

The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor's degree. Familiarity with a range of software applications and reporting, as well as programming or software design is preferred.
The following qualities are preferred: experience in admissions and familiar with Datatel and Slate, or related experience, is highly recommended.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three Professional references electronically to humanresources@gustavus.edu or mail to: Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  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

Head Women's Softball Coach
Athletics

Head Women’s Softball Coach

 

Gustavus Adolphus College, an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Head Women’s Softball Coach.  Gustavus, a selective liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,400 students is located in the beautiful Minnesota river valley one hour southwest of the metropolitan Minneapolis/Saint Paul area.

 

This is a part-time position. A competitive salary is available. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all aspects of coaching, recruiting, scheduling, travel and budget management. Preference may be given to applicants with collegiate coaching experience. Knowledge of and previous adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, as well as dedication to the academic development of the student-athlete is required. Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

Please submit letter of application, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Director of Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 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.  EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

 

 

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3 Support Staff Positions

Digital Collections Manager, Dining Service Bakery, Rotisserie Server

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

Dining Service 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

Rotisserie Server
Dining Service

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

Rotisserie Server – 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday (weekends as needed), 40 hpw/40 wpy (Sept-May)

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