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Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, invites applications for a permanent position as vice president for administrative services.  Applications will be accepted until April 8.  This person will serve as chief financial officer as a member of the executive staff, president’s cabinet, and plenary faculty.  The person also will serve the seminary and oversee and administer the activities of the division of administrative services which comprise the following: fiscal administration, physical plant (grounds, maintenance, custodial), security, construction, real estate, legal issues, human resources, risk management.
 
Experience as controller or accounting manager in an institution of higher education, and experience in contract administration, legal issues, human resources, and physical plant is desirable.  Applicants also must be a member in good standing of a congregation of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.
 
Applicants should submit a letter stating their interest in the position and a resume with degrees earned and past experience.  Please send all materials to Human Resources, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place, St. Louis, MO 63105; humanresources@csl.edu.

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., is seeking a full-time faculty member in English literature.  The position includes teaching various undergraduate English courses, including first-year composition and British literature before 1800.  Preferred candidates will have experience with teacher education (teaching methods courses and children’s/young adult literature courses), and interdisciplinary courses.  Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester, academic advising, and committee work.

Qualifications: Ph.D. or enrollment in a doctoral program required.  Applicants must have 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, however, and to the extent allowed by law, Concordia University reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

Send letter of application, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Barbara Laughlin Adler, Chair of the Division of Language & Literature, Concordia University, 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105; (734) 995-7402; adlerb@cuaa.edu.

The Haab School of Business and Management at Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., is accepting applications for the position of dean.  The Haab School, one of four schools at the university, is small, growing, and building its majors and collaborative efforts.  The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include administering all aspects of the business school programs; providing leadership in the development and marketing of new majors and collaborations; assessment of programs and majors; recruiting full- and part-time faculty; leading the school through the IACBE accreditation process; and aiding in donor and alumni development.  Teaching in an area of business specialization is required.  With appropriate academic credentials, the candidate may be named the first Haab Endowed Faculty Chair.

A Ph.D. in business or a related field is desired; an M.B.A. is required.  Qualifications include evidence of successful teaching and administrative experience in higher education with three years minimum administrative experience at the college level.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications.
 
Interested candidates should send letters of application, along with curriculum vitae, including educational background, employment background, and other relevant experience. Also required are the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of four references.  Review of applications will begin March 20 and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Send all material to Dr. Mark Looker, Vice-President, Academics, Concordia University, 4090 Geddes Road, Ann Arbor, MI  48105.

Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM), St. Louis, Mo., seeks applicants for the following two positions.  Interested individuals should possess leadership and training skills and be active LCMS members in good standing with a strong desire to serve the Gospel ministry.

  • Manager for Multi-Cultural Ministries — manages the development and promotion of evangelistic devotional operations, including (a) innovative adaptations and originally produced audio, audiovisual, print, and Internet material for culturally relevant unchurched audiences; (b) designing effective response mechanisms; (c) researching target audiences and improving contact, response, and referrals; (d) equipping Lutheran pastors and laity with skills to share their faith and welcome the unchurched to their faith community.  Implements media programs targeting youth (ages 13-17) and young adults (ages 18-35).

    Requirements: three to five years experience in multi-cultural and/or young adult program development; college degree in marketing, business, or a media-related field; familiar with ethnic/cultural issues — young adult, youth, Hispanic, urban, and Asian; experience in program marketing and marketing research; knowledge of media production, such as TV, radio, print, and live presentations; project management experience; skilled in Web site design/maintenance; travel 15 percent of the year.

  • Coordinator for International Volunteer Services — provides volunteer opportunities and activities relating to and on behalf of LHM’s international ministry centers and their programs.  Includes servant events, tours, and By Kids — For Kids events.  Will study, plan, coordinate, arrange, recruit, and carry out servant events to engage volunteers in learning about the importance of witnessing Jesus’ love in an appropriate cross-cultural way.  Prepares complementary video scripts, promotional articles, and marketing materials.

    Requirements:  international ministry experience; advanced computer skills; college education, with special emphasis in communications, theology, and education; willing to work long and unusual hours and to travel over extended periods of time.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Neva Sprung, Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141; fax: (314) 317-4291; <A hr

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