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

13 Academic Positions

Instructor of Music (Jazz Saxophone), Instructor of Music (Voice), Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Cultural Anthropology), Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Cell Biology), Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics (Latin), Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Public Discourse/Interpersonal Communication), Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Finance), Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography (Environmental Geography), Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology (Geomorphology), Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Clinical/Counseling), Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion (Biblical Studies or Jewish Studies), Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French), Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Russian)

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 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. 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

Instructor of Music (Voice)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Voice 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 teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional performing experience and strong recruitment skills preferred. 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 successful candidate will work within a large voice faculty of seven to eight voice teachers. Primary teaching responsibilities will include voice lessons for majors and non-majors; this studio has historically carried approximately 11 weekly contact hours per semester. Other duties include scheduling and attending three Studio Voice Classes each semester and attending Fall and Spring Student Voice Performance Assessments (voice juries). Recital performance is encouraged and compensated. Support of admissions-related outreach on behalf of the department is also available.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to cjutting@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording/s of a solo performance, 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. Scott Moore, Chair
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 Ms. Carol Ann Jutting at cjutting@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. 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 Anthropology (Cultural Anthropology)
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Cultural Anthropology, 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 and a January Term experiential course on a topic in the candidate’s area of interest. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Anthropological Theory, Anthropology of Religion, one area studies course (preferably in Latin America, but any geographical area outside of N. America and Europe welcome), and three other sub-disciplinary courses (preferably including Psychological Anthropology and Ethnic and Religious Conflict, but Political, Medical, Historical, Urban, Linguistic Anthropology and other areas welcome).

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to anthro-position@gustavus.edu. The email subject heading MUST be: “Anthropology 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 (sent 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 April 8, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by April 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 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 Communication Studies (Public Discourse/Interpersonal Communication)
Department of Communication Studies

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies to begin September 1, 2015. The position is 5/7, requiring five courses over two semesters.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, but will consider candidates master’s degree in Communication Studies. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: We especially encourage applicants who will complement the department’s commitment to civic engagement and social justice. Experience and interest in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues is desirable.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include the opportunity to teach in our innovative Public Discourse initiative as well as our Interpersonal Communication course. The total course load is three courses in the fall and two courses in the spring.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to lbrammer@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 cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Leila Brammer
Assistant Professor Search
Communication Studies 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 Dr. Leila Brammer at 507-933-6190 or lbrammer@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 Economics and Management (Finance)
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 Finance or Economics with specialization in Financial Economics, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status or Master's degree in Finance. 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 Business Finance, Managerial Finance, and Investments. The successful candidate is also expected to 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 economics_search@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, 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. Sheng Yang, Search 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. Yang at syang10@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by March 15, 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 Geology (Geomorphology)
Department of Geology

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

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate, 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: Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in geomorphology and introductory geology.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to geo-search@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. Julie Bartley, Chair
Department of Geology
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. Julie Bartley at jbartley@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 25, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by February 25, 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 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 Religion (Biblical Studies or Jewish Studies)
Department of Religion

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

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in either Biblical Studies or Jewish Studies, 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: Candidates will teach a Bible survey class covering both the Hebrew Bible and New Testament texts and claims; this is a course that meets the college’s theology/biblical studies requirement. Additionally, the instructor will teach a course on Prophets and two others in the candidate’s area of specialization. The total teaching load for the academic year is seven courses, one of which may be an experiential course taught in January.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to msolberg@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, 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. Mary Solberg, Chair
Department of Religion
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 Solberg at msolberg@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by March 15, 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 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 sabbatical leave replacement position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, to begin September 1, 2015.

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: The position is 5/7, requiring three courses in the fall semester and two in the spring. Primary teaching responsibilities will include all levels of French language and culture.

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, 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. Laurent Déchery at 507-933-7383 or dechery@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, 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 Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Russian)
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-semester sabbatical leave replacement position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures to begin September 1, 2015.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have the minimum of a Master’s degree in Russian language, literature, and culture. The successful candidate will have native or near native fluency in Russian and demonstrated excellence in teaching teaching Russian language in an American post-secondary institution.

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 three courses: one elementary Russian language course, one intermediate Russian language course, and one Russian literature and/or culture course (in English with a Russian language practicum).

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, 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. Denis Crnkovi? at 507-933-7389 or cronk@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, 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

7 Administrative Positions

Area Coordinator, Assistant Director, Associate Director for Instructional Services, Gift Planner, Grant Writer, 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 Friday, February 27, 2015.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Gustavus will be attending the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (mailbox #2125).  Information may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  

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

Assistant Director
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 student.       The Assistant Director is a member of the central staff team along with the Director, three Area Coordinators and an Administrative Assistant.  Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director coordinates the student staff program and hall leadership programs; assists in coordinating the Residential Learning Plan curriculum; coordinates and supports various administrative and logistical functions of the department; fosters learning and developmental opportunities for students.

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.  Twelve-month, full-time position with competitive salary and benefits beginning July 1.  A full position description is available upon request.

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 Monday, March 2, 2015.  Gustavus will be attending the Oshkosh Placement Exchange (mailbox #2125).  Information may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@gustavus.edu.  

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

Associate Director for Instructional Services
GTS

Gustavus Adolphus College is seeking an Associate Director of Instructional Services to provide vision, expertise and creativity in leading, supporting and implementing the successful integration of technologies as they relate to teaching and learning. Responsibilities for this position include contributing to and managing the centralized resources for instructional support as well supporting and directing the services provided by our campus learning management system (Moodle).  The position is a full time 11 month administrative position with competitive salary and benefits. Flexible start date.

Candidates should have a broad knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies, as well as previous technical, managerial, and supervisory experience. High standards for stewardship and service, especially as it applies to supporting faculty in their teaching, research, publication, and professional presentations are required. Bachelor’s degree required and advanced degree in a relevant field is preferred.  Direct experience supporting or using a learning management system in a higher education environment is desirable.

Please submit letter of application, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Applications may be submitted electronically to nhaukoos@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 February 27, 2015. 

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.

Grant Writer
Advancement Office

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full time Grant Writer in the Advancement Office. This person will identify and secure gifts from private institutions to support mission central work of Gustavus.  The primary job function is proposal and grant writing, but also includes research of potential opportunities for funding at the College, identifying new prospective donors, managing and tracking applications and stewardship of donors.

Bachelor's degree is required.  Experience in educational advancement and three years of experience in grant writing and management, experience in higher education preferred.  Candidate must have strong critical thinking; excellent writing and communication skills; ability to form a persuasive argument for supporting programs and deliver that argument both verbally and in writing; excellent interpersonal skills; be able to create and maintain positive relationships with constituents; ability to match potential donors to Gustavus projects and programs; maintain high levels of confidentiality; work independently and collegially; ability to coordinate the development, and submission and tracking of grants with constituencies across campus; time management skills, focus on priorities, meet deadlines; goal driven; ability to achieve fund raising goals; excellent financial, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills required; outstanding attention to detail; knowledge of Microsoft Office; and must be able to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.

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.

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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Heavy Duty/Custodian

Heavy Duty/Custodian
Custodial

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

Heavy Duty/Custodian         one position – 10 pm-6 am Wednesday-Sunday

Candidates for this position 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 above. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Heavy Duty - Grade 4/Custodian - Grade 2