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Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., is seeking to fill a faculty position in the School of Education.  Qualified candidates must possess an earned doctorate with expertise in one of the following areas: curriculum and instruction, administration and leadership, or educational assessment.  A candidate with a master’s degree who is willing and able to pursue a doctorate may be considered.  A candidate should be an LCMS commissioned teacher, be a member of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, and have at least three years of successful teaching experience in an elementary or secondary school setting.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and serving as a program coordinator.  In addition, the person will participate in academic advising, committee work, and should actively participate in service and community activities and possess a commitment to the mission of the university.

Concordia University does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age.  As an institution of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

Applications will be accepted until Dec. 16 or until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of recommendation to Concordia University, Ann Arbor, HR Education, 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105.

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., is seeking to fill a faculty position in the Church Music Program.  In addition to courses in church music, this individual would teach studio organ and serve as university organist.  Other responsibilities may include music history, music theory, music technology, or an interdisciplinary course.  Responsibilities include teaching load as assigned by the division chair, academic advising, and committee work.  Active involvement in the recruitment of students for the church music program is expected.

Skills required:  Applicants should have a strong Christian commitment to the CUAA mission and should demonstrate the ability to integrate faith and learning in their teaching, possess knowledge of the history and theology of music in Lutheran worship, and have experience with the current range of worship practices within LCMS congregations.  Experience in ministry and strong graduate studies, preferably at the doctoral level, are desirable.  A candidate must have a terminal degree in church music or organ performance with demonstrated excellence in parish music and/or collegiate teaching.  A minimum of a master’s degree is required.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, which should include a statement concerning the applicant’s philosophy of education and the integration of faith and learning in their teaching; vitae; official transcripts; and three recent recommendations, including name, address, and phone number of references.  Send to: Search Committee–Church Music, Concordia University, 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-2750; telephone: (734) 995-462; fax: (734) 995-7405; schula@cuaa.edu.  Screening will begin immediately.  Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.  Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.

Concordia University, St. Paul, Minn., is seeking to fill the position of vice president for University Advancement.  This person is responsible for the overall vision, supervision, planning and implementation of the areas of development, alumni relations, and government relations for the university.

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission and values of a Lutheran university;

  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred;

  • Capital campaign experience;

  • Successful major-gift solicitation;

  • Goal and strategically oriented;

  • Effective written and oral communicator;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • Demonstrated management skills of substantial staff, including matters of recruitment, training, compensation and budget;

  • Minimum five years experience in college/university advancement preferred;

  • Education in LCMS educational institution preferred;

  • Active LCMS membership preferred.

Additional Information:

  • Classification level: salaried

  • Full-time equivalent: 100 percent

  • Salary range: negotiable

The application deadline is Dec. 31, with interviews to begin in January 2006.  Applicants should send a letter of interest and a current resume to humanresources@csp.edu or write to Human Resources, Concordia University, 275 Syndicate St. North, St. Paul, MN 55104-5494; or fax to (651) 641-8782.

Concordia University-St. Paul is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information, visit http://www.csp.edu/employment/ or learn more about Concordia University-St. Paul at http://www.csp.edu/.

Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., seeks applicants for full-time faculty for the 2006-2007 academic year in the disciplines listed below.  These candidates must be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching within a Lutheran Christian university setting and must strongly support the mission of Concordia University Wisconsin.  A doctoral degree is normally required, but a candidate with a master’s degree who is willing and able to pursue a doctorate may be considered.  Salaries are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Chemistry.  This position is in the Department of Natural Sciences in the School of Arts and Sciences.  A doctorate in a field of chemistry is preferred, but highly qualified applicants possessing significant progress (ABD) toward a doctorate will be considered.  Teaching responsibilities include the two-semester general (inorganic) chemistry and the two-semester organic chemistry course sequences for science majors, plus analytical chemistry (for chemistry minors).  Additional responsibilities include maintaining the chemical stockroom and monitoring departmental hazardous waste.

Communication.  Candidates shall be qualified to teach some of the following classes: Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Communication, Media Writing, Public Relations, public speaking, cultural a

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