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Adjunct Faculty: School of Arts and Sciences (General/Future Interest)

Employer
Concordia University Wisconsin
Location
Thiensville, WI
Closing date
Jun 24, 2022

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Sector
Science, Art and Humanities
Organization Type
Corporate
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Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in applying to become an Adjunct Faculty member with us at Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor. CUWAA is a very special place with a particularly compelling mission. Our Mission Statement reads:

Concordia University is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church, and in the world.

We count on our Adjunct Faculty to help make that mission a reality for our students. Thank you for your willingness to share your gifts and experiences to help students learn.

Concordia values the contributions that adjunct instructors make to the academic life of our institution. Concordia also seeks to demonstrate how the Christian faith informs and connects with academic learning. You are invited to join us in accomplishing that goal. We also invite you to share with our students your day-to-day experiences from outside the world of academe. That's one of the unique contributions you can make to student learning.

CUWAA Adjunct Faculty members fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world. Adjunct Faculty members advise and mentor students while serving as Christian role-models. The appointment period for Adjunct Faculty is nine-months contract with the University.

The aim of this job listing is to generate interest for Adjunct Faculty teaching at CUWAA and to help our university compile an applicant pool of qualified candidates for current and/or future teaching opportunities.

Position Summary

CUWAA Adjunct Faculty members fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world. Adjunct Faculty members advise and mentor students while serving as Christian role-models. The appointment period for Adjunct Faculty is nine-months contract with the University.

School of Arts and Sciences

From Mathematics and Music to Computer Science and Graphic Design, the programs offered by our array of Departments in our School of Arts and Sciences are as diverse as our students' interests. The School of Arts and Sciences educates men and women to be thoughtful and articulate people of faith who, rooted in the liberal arts, contribute in meaningful ways to their families, communities, and cultures.

Adjunct Faculty teach certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral courses in programs within the below departments:

Concordia University Wisconsin

* Art
* Communication
* Computer Science
* English
* Health and Human Performance
* History
* Life and Earth Sciences
* Mathematics
* Multicultural Studies
* Music
* Philosophy
* Physical Sciences
* Social Science
* Theatre
* Theology

Concordia University Ann Arbor

* Art
* Communication
* Computer Science
* English
* Health and Human Performance
* History
* Life and Earth Sciences
* Mathematics
* Modern Language
* Music
* Philosophy
* Physical Sciences
* Social Science
* Theatre
* Theology

Job Duties & Responsibilities

* Assist in student advising and mentoring
* Provide evaluation
* Responsible for meeting with assigned students throughout the semester
* Provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis.
* Adjunct faculty reports to the chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the university
* All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

* Exhibits a willingness and ability to work with diverse individuals and organizations
* Demonstrates effective leadership, organizational skills, and is a self-starter
* Familiar with the university campus life
* Able to deal with interruptions and work in a fast-paced environment
* Able to present a Christian and professional manner
* Candidates should possess strong written and oral communications skills
* All candidates should possess an ability to meet deadlines
* Supportive of the mission and values of Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor and the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS)

Education & Experience

* Master's degree in subject to be taught or related
* 5+ years of previous university level teaching experience in a baccalaureate or higher degree program is preferred
* Professional experience in subject to be taught or related

Department Specific Requirements:

* Theology: Master's Degree in Divinity and affiliation with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS)

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Application Instructions

To receive full consideration, all applicants are must complete and submit an online employment application through the Concordia University Employment page: https://cuw.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Click on the job you are interested in applying to, enter your contact information in the Apply Now section, and then click the Apply For This Position button to begin the application process.

This is a general interest Adjunct Faculty application. Review of applications will be ongoing. When an opportunity to teach becomes available within the university, a member of the hiring department will contact qualified applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.
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