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

10 Academic Positions

Instructor of Music (Guitar), Instructor of Music (Jazz Saxophone), Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Cell Biology), Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics (Latin), Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Marketing), Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography (Environmental Geography), Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Mathematics), Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Ethics), Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Clinical/Counseling), Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology)

Instructor of Music (Guitar)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Guitar in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2015.

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 undergraduate 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: Primary responsibilities will include teaching acoustic and electric guitar in classical and jazz styles to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending guitar juries each semester, directing Guitar Ensemble (1 hour/week), and teaching Guitar Techniques for music education majors (every other Spring). 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 smoore@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 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. Rick Orpen at orpen@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. 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 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

Instructor of Music (Jazz Saxophone)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Jazz Saxophone in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Master’s degree (in saxophone or jazz studies), but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with jazz performance, woodwind doubling, 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 saxophone and woodwind doubling to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending saxophone juries each semester. Teaching improvisation 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 smoore@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 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. Dave Stamps at dstamps@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 28, 2015. 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 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 Biology (Cell Biology)
Department of Biology

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology to begin September 1, 2015. The Department of Biology graduates an average of 70 majors each year and focuses on the preparation of students for professional and graduate programs in biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, 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/.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate related to Cell Biology, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentoring is essential. Application materials should address experience teaching a student-centered undergraduate biology 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 comprised of the following: in fall semester, Cell and Molecular Biology (Bio201) lecture and lab, and two labs for Principles of Biology (Bio101); in January Term, an experiential course determined by the candidate, in consultation with the Chair, and in spring semester, a 300-level cell biology lecture and lab as well as a theme-based 100-level biology lecture and lab for non-majors.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials to: biology-search@gustavus.edu. Application materials must include separate pdf files of: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three letters of recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). Documents 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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Bloch-Qazi at biology-search@gustavus.edu. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by April 8, 2015. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA) affiliated, 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 Classics (Latin)
Department of Classics

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year leave replacement (5 courses) position as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics, to begin September 1, 2015. The department anticipates a continued vacancy, and the successful candidate may be considered for continuation into the 2016-17 academic year, contingent upon favorable review and the continuing needs of the College.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. We seek candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence and the ability to teach courses in Latin as well as courses in translation. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: A willingness and ability to teach Classical Mythology or Greek and Roman art and archaeology courses are especially welcome. 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 five courses, two in the fall semester and three in spring. Courses are likely to include beginning-level Latin and Vergil's Aeneid, although the successful applicant’s interests and expertise will be taken into account in finalizing course allocation.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to mmchugh@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The letter of application should address the following: (i) teaching experience, including details of courses taught; (ii) other areas of teaching competence beyond what the applicant has already taught (for details of our courses, see https://gustavus.edu/general_catalog/current/classics#classics_major); and (iii) examples of teaching methods used in language classes. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Mary McHugh, 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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Mary McHugh at mmchugh@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 7, 2015. We hope to conduct Skype interviews by April 23, 2015, and fill the position by May 8, 2015.

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 Economics and Management (Marketing)
Department of Economics and Management

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Business Administration from an AACSB accredited institution, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status or have a Master's degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.

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: Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Organizational Behavior and Marketing, and possibly Operations Management, Strategic Management and/or Marketing Research. The successful candidate will also teach a January Term experiential course determined by candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise. The total teaching load for the academic year is seven courses.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to jowen@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. Jeff Owen, Department Chair
Department of Economics and Management
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Jeff Owen at jowen@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 May 1, 2015.

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 Geography (Environmental Geography)
Department of Geography

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Geography (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.

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 courses in earth science and human-environment interactions such as Hydrology and Water Resources; Nature and Society; Introduction to Physical Geography; and a course in the instructor’s area of expertise.

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

Dr. Anna Versluis, Chair
Department of Geography
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. Anna Versluis at geography-search@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 23, 2015, 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 Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Mathematics)
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate 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: Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in mathematics at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and contributing to courses in general education. The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to smiller6@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) via www.MathJobs.org. At least one of the letters of recommendation should specifically address teaching. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Mike Hvidsten
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
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. Mike Hvidsten at hvidsten@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 27, 2015, 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 Philosophy (Ethics)
Department of Philosophy

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor OR Visiting Instructor (depending on qualifications) in the Department of Philosophy, to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We prefer candidates who have an earned doctorate in Philosophy but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must 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 is 6 courses for the year: in the Fall semester, two sections of the 100-level course Individual and Community, and one section of the 200-level Racism and Sexism; in the Spring semester, two sections of the 200-level Philosophies of the Environment, and one course, at the 100- or 200-level, of your choice.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to janine@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:

Prof. Peg O’Connor, Chair
Department of Philosophy
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 Prof. Peg O’Connor at poconnor@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 25, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be interviewed via Skype.

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 Psychological Science (Clinical/Counseling)
Department of Psychological Science

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological Science to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in psychology with any specialization in clinical/counseling, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience advising and engaging in research collaborations with undergraduates is 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 Abnormal Psychology, Personality Psychology, courses in the candidate’s specialty, and contributions to general education.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to clinicalhire@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. Marie Walker, Chair
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, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty or contact Dr. Walker at clinicalhire@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by March 2, 2015.

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 Sociology and Anthropology (Sociology)
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Sociology, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

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 six semester courses (3 Fall and 3 Spring). Primary teaching responsibilities will include Sociological Theory, two sections of Social Problems (and possibly a section of Principles of Sociology), and three (or two) other topical area courses, preferably from the following list, but other areas of specialty would also be welcome: Race and Ethnicity, Social Welfare, Community, Gerontology, Immigration Studies, Urban Studies, and Sociology of Education.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to soc-position@gustavus.edu. The email subject heading MUST be: “Sociology Application.” The application materials must include a letter of application outlining teaching and research interests and background (including specializations), curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), evidence of excellence in teaching, sample syllabi for courses taught, and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (emailed directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Patric Giesler, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
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. Patric Giesler at anthro-position@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by May 1, 2015.

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

6 Administrative Positions

Area Coordinator, Gift Planner, Interim Study Away Enrollment and Logistics Coordinator, Multilingual/English Learner Academic Specialist, Special Gift Officer, Web Developer

Area Coordinator
Residential Life

Gustavus Adolphus College seeks an organized, enthusiastic, and dynamic professional to collaborate with the Director of Residential Life and others in developing and implementing a comprehensive residential experience for students.  The Area Coordinator is a member of the central staff team along with the Director, Assistant Director, three additional Area Coordinators, and an Administrative Assistant.  Reporting to the Director, the Area Coordinator supervises a Faculty/Staff in Residence and 12-20 student staff members; manages 2-3 residential communities serving first-year through senior students; fosters learning and developmental opportunities for students; and assists in developing policies, procedures, and systems regarding housing.

A Master’s degree in student personnel or related field is preferred, Bachelor’s degree and residence hall experience required; commitment to students’ intellectual and personal development with a working knowledge of student development and leadership, demonstrated ability to work with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds in building residential communities of learning, and a commitment to and understanding of residential liberal arts education are strongly desired.  Ten-month, full-time, live in position with competitive salary and benefits including room and board (when the Campus Center Marketplace is open) beginning August 1.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references.  The position is open until filled with review of applications to begin immediately.  Information may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082.

For additional information, contact Charlie Potts at (507) 933-7529 or cpotts@gustavus.edu

Gift Planner
Advancement Office

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full time Gift Planner in the Office of Advancement. This person will focus on the cultivation and solicitation of major and planned gifts of $25,000+, aggressively securing an increasing stream of income for Gustavus.

Candidates need to be able to office in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. 

This person will build and maintain relationships with prospects, and collaborate with Board members, volunteers, faculty, and other staff members in the development and implementation of invitation strategies. 

Bachelor's degree is required; an advanced degree in a discipline related to the field is helpful. Five years’ experience in successfully cultivating, soliciting and closing major outright, deferred, and annual fund gifts is preferred. Non-development experience in areas of estate and financial planning or a closely related profession will be considered.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interim Study Away Enrollment and Logistics Coordinator
Center for International and Cultural Education

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Interim Study Away Enrollment and Logistics Coordinator in a one-year, paid internship. The position will offer the incumbent experience in a wide variety of functions in an international office and is therefore a wonderful opportunity for an individual seeking to establish a long-term career in the field of international education.

This fixed-term staff member will be assigned varying duties depending on their experience and skills and the needs of the CICE during the internship year. The work will primarily be in the study away operation and may include such diverse tasks as: enrollment management (application and post-decision, emergency information), visa processing, serving as a point person for program questions, assisting in screening applicants, pre-departure orientation coordination, preparing program materials, assisting in program planning and program budget management, processing program payments and reconciling accounts, negotiating with service providers, maintaining relationships with partner organizations, and other duties as assigned. The incumbent may work with a small team of student interns as well.

Required: Bachelor's degree. Candidate must be able to create and maintain positive relationships with a broad array of CICE constituents, including faculty, staff, students, parents of students and program partners. Flexibility, resourcefulness, and initiative in both individual and team projects will be necessary.

Preferred: A master's degree or some graduate-level study in international education (or a closely related field) preferred. Experience in the field of international education and a working knowledge of Terra Dotta's Studio Abroad software are also preferred. Additional desirable experience includes: international experience (study, work, volunteering, or living abroad), and experience in project, program, and/or budget management.

Please submit letter of interest, resume or CV, and a list of three professional references to Dr. Roger Adkins at radkins2@gustavus.edu. Please use INTERNSHIP APPLICATION as the subject line. Questions about the position may be directed to the same. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the opening is filled. The position begins on or about August 1, 2015, and is a fixed-term position for a period of one year. Compensation and benefits will be commensurate with a newly hired study away adviser at Gustavus Adolphus College.

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.

Multilingual/English Learner Academic Specialist
Academic Support Center

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a position of Multilingual/English Learner Academic Specialist in the Academic Support Center.  This position will be scheduled for 30 hours per week for 10 months.  Responsible for helping multilingual (MLL) and English Learner (EL) students fulfill the necessary academic requirements to graduate in four years, and must demonstrate a commitment to helping students excel beyond minimum academic expectations. In doing so, the MLL/EL Academic Specialist works to improve retention rates for multilingual students at Gustavus.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field (e.g. English, Education, Communication, International Studies) CELTA, TEFL or comparable certification, or experience in providing academic support including tutoring and teaching writing, reading and speaking with English learners in cross-cultural contexts.  Training for the academic advising responsibilities will be provided, and no prior advising experience is required.

Please forward a letter of application, resume, the names and contact information of three professional references, and a statement regarding your philosophy of providing academic support to MLL/EL students at a liberal arts college, and transcripts (photocopies acceptable) to: nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  Review of resumes will begin May 11, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, submit application by May 8, 2015.  Start date for this position is August 17, 2015.

Special Gift Officer
Advancement Office

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full time Special Gift Officer in the Advancement Office. This person will focus on building leadership annual gifts through personal solicitation, donor cultivation and stewardship, thus increasing the annual financial support for Gustavus students, faculty and programs.  The Special Gift Officer’s responsibilities will focus on leadership annual fund donors. This includes, but is not limited to: conducting telephone, direct mail and personal solicitations of prospective donors for annual gifts; researching prospective donors; coordinating donor cultivation; helping develop and produce cultivation, solicitation and acknowledgment packages; supporting annual fund direct mail, phonathon, email and internet marketing efforts; providing stewardship to present, and past donors; handling donor inquiries; among other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree; experience in development or related field such as sales or marketing; demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; and computer skills with applicable software technology are required.  Candidate must be able to create and maintain positive relationships with constituents; effective working both independently and collegially; focus on priorities, meet deadlines, and achieve established fund raising goals; high level of initiative and resourcefulness with a results-oriented personality; maintain a high level of confidentiality; work extended hours during the week and occasionally the weekend; and some travel is required.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Web Developer
GTS

Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking a Web Developer to work as a part of Web Services to create, augment, and manage all aspects of the College’s web presence, including the design, development, and maintenance of web sites. As a key member of a dynamic office, this individual is expected to be organized, resourceful, and able to effectively collaborate in a casual team environment.

Primary responsibilities include: assist in the design, development, and maintenance of web sites and applications utilizing the latest technologies and techniques, including JavaScript/jQuery, CSS3, HTML5, and PHP; manage content updates for various departments and campus groups; provide support for third-party applications, including the College’s blogging (Wordpress) and content management systems; and maintain an interest and awareness in web technology, design, and social media advances.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree with a focus in a related field and 2-3 years experience designing, developing, and implementing compelling web solutions is preferred.  Other qualifications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, but demonstrable aptitude for design and technology is crucial. 

Please submit letter of application, resume, names and telephone numbers of three professional references and site examples to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant
Biology and Geology

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Biology and Geology Departments.  This position is scheduled 35 hours per week for 44 weeks and 20 hours per week for 6 weeks of the summer.  Responsibilities include: providing administrative and clerical support for the chairs and faculty of the departments; managing department, contract, and grant budgets; maintaining department records, assessment information, and maintenance agreements; coordinating application materials and campus visits for faculty searches; assisting with department and facility scheduling; supporting students; supervising student employees; and serving as a point of contact for queries from outside Gustavus.

Candidates for this position are required to have a high school degree or equivalent; one year of courses or demonstrated competence with office procedures and bookkeeping; two years of general office experience; budget management experience; knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe software programs; working knowledge of various printers, copy machines, and scanners; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and good interpersonal professional skills.  Knowledge of Mozilla Thunderbird, Google Applications, Informer Web Reporting, and Moodle, are preferred.

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.

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