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

9 Academic Positions

Adjunct Instructor of Physics, Instructor of Music (Jazz Piano), Instructor of Music (Trombone), Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History (Photography/Video), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry), Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Theory and Composition), Visiting Assistant Professor of Scandinavian Studies, Visiting Instructor Geography (Geographic Information Science), Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)

Adjunct Instructor of Physics
Department of Physics

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time (9-month) non-tenure-track, renewable position of Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Physics to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have earned an M.S. in physics or a related field. The successful candidate will have experience in teaching physics at the undergraduate level, including labs. This will include familiarity with laboratory instructional and computer equipment, as well as laboratory and instructional software and interfaced hardware. Very good organizational and communication skills are a requirement of this position. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work with minimum supervision.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated excellence in teaching physics. 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: The annual teaching load for the position will be five courses (typically 10 contact hours per semester). Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introductory-level physics courses and labs. In addition to teaching, the Instructor must: help prepare and revise laboratory manuals; set up laboratory equipment and train and supervise student lab assistants and peer tutors; help manage laboratory and demonstration equipment and supplies; and acquire competence with a wide variety of laboratory and instructional software and interfaced hardware. The department will support professional development, including active involvement with physics-teaching and technical-support organizations. Given our large cohort of talented student majors, conducting research in physics (or physics education) involving them is certainly possible, although it is not an expectation of the position.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to physicssearch@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate-studies transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Instructor Search
Physics Department
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 physicssearch@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

The Physics Department has a nationally recognized program providing general-education courses in the liberal arts and service courses for majors in other science disciplines, as well as a comprehensive physics major. Gustavus graduates an average of 18 physics majors per year, of whom a very high percentage pursue graduate and professional degrees. The department is staffed by 6.0 FTE faculty, and is housed and well-equipped in the 64,000 square-foot Olin Hall of Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. More information about the department may be found at www.gustavus.edu/academics/physics.

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

Instructor of Music (Jazz Piano)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Jazz Piano in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Master’s degree, but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with jazz performance and undergraduate teaching is expected.

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 teaching jazz/commercial piano to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending piano juries each semester. Teaching classical piano and coaching jazz combo(s) as needed may also be possible. Salary will be based on a published scale and is dependent on the number of students and/or ensembles.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a recent performance, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Esther Wang at ewang2@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 April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a short performance, teach students a sample lesson, and interview with the selection committee.

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

Instructor of Music (Trombone)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of trombone in the Department of Music to begin February 1, 2017, and ending May 31, 2017. This is a sabbatical replacement for one semester.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Master’s degree in trombone performance, but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with conducting and undergraduate teaching is expected.

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 teaching trombone to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending trombone juries each semester. Coaching brass chamber ensembles as needed may also be possible. Salary will be based on a published scale and is dependent on the number of students and/or ensembles.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a recent performance, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Scott Moore at smoore@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 April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a short performance, teach students a sample lesson, and interview with the selection committee.

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 Art and Art History (Photography/Video)
Department of Art and Art History

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with an MFA degree who have major studio strength in digital photography, video, and another area of expertise, such as, but not limited to: darkroom photography, alternative photographic processes, narrative filmmaking, installation art, graphic design, Web design, or interactive media. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

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: The teaching load for this position is seven courses. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Digital Photography I (2 sections), Video Art I (2 sections), another area of expertise (2 sections), and a January Term course (1-month experiential learning course).

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required through https://drive.google.com/; upload application materials as PDFs into a shared folder; and share this folder with the administrative assistant, Colleen Hanson (chanson3@gustavus.edu).

The application materials must include letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), documentation of creative work (20 images), documentation of student work (20 images), one-page statement of teaching philosophy, one-page artist statement, and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (emailed directly from the reference or letter service to chanson3@gustavus.edu). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Professor Kristen Lowe, 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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Kristen Lowe at klowe@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Department of Chemistry

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry to begin September 1, 2016. The department anticipates a continued vacancy, and the successful candidate may be considered for continuation into the 2017-18 academic year, contingent upon favorable review and the continuing needs of the College.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in biochemistry (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential; in their application candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching a student-centered undergraduate chemistry curriculum in a liberal arts environment.

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: The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. Primary teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry lecture and labs (200-level) and contributions to general education, including teaching during our interim January term (a one-month short course) as determined by the candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and interests. Biochemistry at Gustavus is an interdisciplinary program with direct ties to both the Departments of Biology and Chemistry.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to chem-search@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, undergraduate and graduate 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. Jeff Dahlseid, Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
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. Jeff Dahlseid at chem-search@gustavus.edu . Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

The Gustavus Department of Chemistry graduates approximately 30 majors each year. The Department prepares students for continuing education in post-graduate professional programs in chemistry, environmental or health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes.

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Theory and Composition)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Doctorate in music theory or composition, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with undergraduate teaching is expected.

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 teaching upper-level music theory and advanced composition to majors and non-majors. The successful candidate will teach seven courses per year, one of which will be a January Term experiential course. Other duties include participating within the department as a valued colleague and serving on department committees.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a performance of a recent composition, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a sample lecture and interview with the selection committee.

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

Visiting Instructor Geography (Geographic Information Science)
Department of Geography

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Geography with specialization in Geographic Information Science (GIS) to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with minimum credentials of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. or ABD preferred) in geography or a closely related field with coursework in GIS. The successful candidate will have one year of experience teaching undergraduate geography courses. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: We prefer candidates with experience teaching GIS in an undergraduate liberal arts environment. 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 teaching a Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science (GIS) course (200-level) in both the fall and spring semesters. Classes will be held from 8:00 am until 10:00 am on Monday and Wednesday in the fall semester, and Tuesday and Thursday in the spring semester.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDF files to geography-search@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Jeff La Frenierre, Co-Chair
Department of Geography
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Avenue
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. Jeff La Frenierre at geography-search@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to complete application files received by May 17, 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

Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with minimum credentials of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. or ABD preferred) in French. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching French at the college level. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the application of current technologies in the foreign language classroom and background in language teaching methodology are desirable. 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 all levels of French language and culture. The teaching load for this position is four courses total (two courses in fall semester 2016 and two courses in spring semester 2017).

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to mkalberm@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include 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 or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. María Isabel Kalbermatten
Department of 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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Paschal Kyoore at 507-933-6078 or paschal@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 March 3, 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

4 Administrative Positions

Admission Counselor/Assistant Dean of Admission, Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of Development, Director of Human Resources, Director of Physical Plant

Admission Counselor/Assistant Dean of Admission
Admissions

Gustavus Adolphus College seeks an Admission Counselor or Assistant Dean of Admission.  As a professional member of the Admission Office, this position will assist in the recruitment and selection of new students for the College.  This position will actively recruit new students through personal contact via phone, email and in person; will be expected to assist the department in giving special attention to recruiting a diverse student population; represent Gustavus Adolphus College at college fairs, high school visits and other on and off campus events (day, evening and weekend) as part of the recruitment effort; travel will be a major part of the counselor’s duties; generate and evaluate applications for admission; engage with students and families during campus visits; and assist prospective students with the admission and financial aid processes both in individual and group settings.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree, excellent communication, organizational and technology skills; high energy and accountability, ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education; a genuine interest in working with diverse populations; must have a positive and optimistic attitude, be dedicated, good humored and willing to work beyond an 8:00 to 5:00 work schedule to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Admission Counselor candidates would benefit from previous experience as a college admission tour guide or intern. Assistant Dean level candidates should have a minimum of three years of related experience in college admission or a related field. Fluency in a second language (Hmong or Spanish) is highly desirable.

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

Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of Development
Office of Advancement

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of Development.  This position provides vision and overall management for the fundraising activities at Gustavus Adolphus College, operational oversight for any campaign, as well as leadership in the Office of Advancement while strengthening the culture of philanthropy in a manner that employs the highest level of fundraising standards.

Major Areas of Accountability Include:

Directing all fundraising programs for Gustavus Adolphus College, including major gifts, operational oversight of any campaign, planned gifts, the annual fund and special events.  Working closely and collaboratively with the Vice President for Advancement, serving as a senior member of the Vice President’s management team.  Developing and implementing strategies that move the College towards its goal of being a model academic Advancement Office.  Developing, overseeing and employing analytical models as well as strategic and annual plans to ensure growth in annual revenue, endowed funds, and alumni participation levels.  Participating in the ongoing development and implementation of the strategic plans for the College and Office of Advancement.  Contributing to the preparation of the budget for Advancement and being responsible for the oversight of the Development budget.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred.  Major gift and campaign experience with a working knowledge of planned giving.  Proven success in the closing of major outright, deferred and annual fund gifts.  Significant experience in effectively leading and managing a team of professional staff members, including high-level volunteers.  Highly developed writing and communication skills.  Experience with and commitment to the mission of a church-related liberal arts college.

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:  humanresources@gustavus.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 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

Director of Human Resources
Human Resources

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Director of Human Resources. The Director oversees the development and implementation of all programs, policies, procedures, and budgets related to Human Resources.  The Director has overall responsibility for employee relations, recruiting, hiring, employee retention, performance management, training and professional development, organization development programs, employee recognition, conflict management and disciplinary actions, compliance, payroll, and benefits management.  The Director provides support to the Provost in the development of certain human resource policies and procedures specific to faculty.

The Director is responsible to coordinate the College’s Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Title IX, ADA, and other related programs, including the preparation of reports and compliance activities.  Develop and implement effective strategies to ensure and promote workforce inclusion, equity, and diversity in a manner consistent with applicable Federal and State legal guidelines.

Lead or direct investigations of complaints and allegations of inappropriate employee behavior and other policy violations.   Review, develop, recommend, and administer College human resource policies and procedures in support of the mission of the College and in compliance with Federal and State regulations.

Work closely with the Cabinet to align comprehensive human resources strategies with the mission, values, objectives, and programs of the College, and increase overall effectiveness of the College.

Qualifications:  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred).  Also preferred is a human resources certification (i.e. SPHR, SHRM-SCP, PHR).  Must have at least ten years of recent and relevant experience in human resources, with more than five years at a senior management level.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to jolene@gustavus.edu or mail to: Office of the President, 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

Director of Physical Plant
Physical Plant

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Director of Physical Plant. The Director oversees the development and implementation of all programs, policies, procedures, and budgets related to Physical Plant.  Directs the design, construction, maintenance, remodeling, and repair of all campus facilities, and is responsible for the hiring and supervision of physical plant personnel.

The Director is responsible for directing all activities related to facility maintenance including building, carpentry, custodial, electrical, fire alarms, grounds and landscape, heating plant, mechanical, painting, plumbing, recycling and refuse, transportation pool, utility distribution, walkways and roads, and overall administration of deferred and preventative maintenance programs.  Responsible for directing all activities related to facility design/construction/renovation.  Participates in strategic discussions with academic, student and administrative programming as they impact such facilities.  Responsible for maintaining historical cost and insurance records for all campus building and land assets. Responsible for the planning, development and management of all physical plant operating budgets, while assuring appropriate fiscal responsibility and controls.  Prepares analysis of budgets, energy, facility benchmarking and other functions for administrative review.

Qualifications:  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree.  A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architectural, civil, electrical, mechanical or other field of engineering is preferred.  Must have at least ten years of relevant experience with a history of successful management of significant physical plant projects and departments.

Must possess excellent organizational sense and demonstrated management and leadership ability, including strategic thinking related to campus facilities.

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

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2 Support Staff Positions

Custodian Positions, Greenhouse Specialist

Custodian Positions
Custodial

POSITION OPENING

Custodial Staff

The Custodial Department at Gustavus Adolphus College has the following positions available:

Full-Time Custodian                          6am – 2pm Saturday and Sunday

                                                           and Monday-Wednesday 5am – 1pm 40hpw/52wpy

Part-time Custodian 2 Positions       5am - 9am Monday-Friday   20 hpw/52wpy 

Part-time Custodian 1 Position         9am - 1pm Monday-Friday   20 hpw/52wpy                 

                      

            

Candidates for these positions must be reliable, adaptable, have good work attendance and be able to work with minimal supervision. 

To receive an application form, call (507) 933-7304 or you may download an application from our website: ww.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment/  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are 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


                                                                                      

Greenhouse Specialist
Biology

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time position as Greenhouse Specialist in the Department of Biology.  The position is part time for 12 months (6-7 hours per week on average) and requires availability during school breaks, including weekends. Position responsibilities include management of the greenhouse and supervision of the student greenhouse workers.  We seek candidates who have experience maintaining a greenhouse collection and supervising staff. A BA/BS in biology or related field a plus.

Greenhouse Responsibilities include:

Care for the plant collection by overseeing and training greenhouse student workers and providing direction in collaboration with faculty.  Oversee plant care performed by student workers.  Duties include watering (primarily during school breaks), managing pest control, fertilization, pruning, and repotting.  Monitor mechanical aspects of greenhouse (temperature, lighting, humidity, etc.), including growth chambers and seek assistance with service as needed.  Work with faculty to diversify and maintain plant collection inventory and prepare plants for class use.  Maintain greenhouse supplies, including but not limited to plants, soils, pots, watering equipment, tools, etc.  Work with Technical Coordinator and Faculty to schedule student workers.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest demonstrating pertinent greenhouse experience, 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