Job Opportunities at the University
The University of Saint Francis is accepting applications for the following open positions. Resumes with three professional references should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in the subject line, sent by mail to:
University of Saint Francis
2701 Spring Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46808
The University of Saint Francis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Visiting Professor of English
The University of Saint Francis seeks a specialist in rhetoric and composition and invites applications for a Visiting Professor of English, beginning August 15, 2013. Applicants should possess an ability to teach writing at a variety of levels including developmental writing, first-year composition, and advanced composition in both on ground and online environments. The course load for this position is 4/4. This is a 9-month position with potential of renewal for an additional two academic years.
Requirements: Ph.D. (ABD will be considered); evidence of successful teaching; a commitment to the university’s Catholic and Franciscan Mission and Values; and a demonstrated enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching, research, and service in a university that offers degree programs in the liberal arts, professional, and pre-professional programs.
Interested applicants should submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references by email to email@example.com or by mail to the address ablve. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Review of applications will begin May 24.
Adjunct Sociology Faculty
The University of Saint Francis has an opening for adjunct faculty in the History and Social Sciences department within the Sociology program. The department has excellent resources, an extremely strong core faculty, and an applicant pool that allows us to attract outstanding students. Adjunct faculty play an essential role in the department and the Sociology program.
The candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology and should have availability to teach evenings or afternoons. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required to be considered for this position. Candidates should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Sociology from a regionally accredited institution. A Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred.
To apply send letter of application, resume, and contract information for three references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the address above.
SOCIAL WORK FIELD DIRECTOR
The University of Saint Francis, Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure track position in a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited undergraduate social work program. The University of Saint Francis is located in Fort Wayne, IN. Our social work students represent both urban and rural areas.
Qualified Applicants will:
- Have a Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited school; however, a Ph.D. in Social Work or related field is preferred.
- Have successful teaching experience in higher education and a minimum of two years social work practice post-master’s degree
- Demonstrate competencies and comfort with online and blended instructional modalities as well as on-ground classroom delivery. Applicants with limited online instruction experience will be willing to participate in university-led training sessions.
- Demonstrate competencies in the following areas:
- a) Developing, managing, and evaluating a social work field program
- b) Teaching generalist social work curriculum, specifically Social Policy, Macro Practice, and Research Methods courses
- c) Teaching across the generalist social work curriculum
- d) Assessing student learning in a competency-based curriculum
- e) Delivering courses through online, blended (hybrid), and on-ground methods
- f) Providing developmental academic advising with students
- g) Participating in recruiting and retention efforts of undergraduate students
Priority will be given to complete applications. A complete application should include: (1) a letter of intent; (2) an updated vita; (3) transcripts from the highest degree earned; (4) contact information for three professional references; and (4), if available, student course evaluations and a sample course syllabi.
Send application materials by email to email@example.com or by mail to the address above.
Dean of the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership
The University of Saint Francis seeks applications for a Dean of the Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership (SOBEL). Under the general direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is responsible for the leadership of the school. The Dean manages the ongoing operational, financial, and personnel activities of the school. The Dean leads the faculty of the school in all academic matters, including continued development of goals, policies, program planning and evaluation, outreach, and partnerships.
The Dean recommends to the Vice President for Academic Affairs strategies to:
- extend the mission of the university
- promote academic excellence
- engage in student-centered practices
- support the university’s Franciscan values and charism
The Dean effectively communicates departmental or school issues to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, identifies and implements strategies to resolve issues and seeks guidance from the Vice President for Academic Affairs as needed. The Dean works collaboratively with University Relations, Enrollment Management, Marketing, and the Alumni Department to seek external funding, recruit and retain high quality students and faculty, promote the school, and maintain contact with alumni. The Dean works collaboratively with the other school Deans and Academic Affairs administration to examine and resolve broad academic organizational issues. The Dean articulates the school’s vision, qualities, and distinctiveness to the university community and external constituencies.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- Demonstrates honesty and loyalty to the university and is supportive of its mission and religious affiliation.
- Has a proven record of success in a multifaceted university setting.
- Demonstrated skills in goal setting, budget management and team building
- Must be highly motivated and a self starter.
- Understanding of Catholic higher education
- Effective planning, organizational and problem-solving skills
- Ability to lead, manage and motivate staff
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrates skills in the use of computer programs particularly word processing, database management, communications and spreadsheet programs.
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field represented in the School. PhD or terminal degree preferred.
- Seven to ten years experience with progressive leadership responsibilities in an academic or corporate/entrepreneurial setting.
To apply, submit a letter of interest, vitae, and the contract information of three professional references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the address above.
Adjunct Faculty – Art Therapy
Position Announcement: Adjunct Position in Art Therapy in the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts - Department of Art and Communication.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Pre-Art Therapy or related field is required. A Master’s Degree in Art Therapy or related field is preferred. Experience in relevant field or relevant expertise is also preferred. Applicant must be student-centered and committed to a personalized education.
Skills: Demonstrate an understanding of educational principles and technologies used in higher education classrooms, studios and labs. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the Art Therapy profession including theory and practice, current procedures, and technologies used, as well as applicable regulations. Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, professional staff, administration, and the community.
Essential Duties: Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Creative Arts (SOCA) and Chair of the Department of Art and Communication, faculty receive a contract or letter of appointment with a primary responsibility in teaching. Faculty members assess, plan, implement and evaluate instruction for students in studio and classroom settings in coordination with established course and program objectives.
Missions: Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan Traditions of Faith and Reason, the University of Saint Francis engages a diverse community in learning, leadership and service. The School of Creative Arts at the University of Saint Francis is a creative, collaborative learning environment providing a personalized education.
The Program: SOCA offers one of the largest visual art programs among the private schools in the State of Indiana. It currently serves 275 students in art, communication, and music technology. One of five colleges at the University of Saint Francis, the School of Creative Arts is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The faculty are student centered, actively exhibit their work, attend and present at national conferences and nurture an environment that is both personalized and progressive. Student/faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Application Process: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a vita, college transcripts, teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation. Send by email to email@example.com or by mail to the address above.
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
University of Saint Francis is accepting applications for the Crown Point, IN campus for the following adjunct faculty openings in its Nursing Department beginning immediately for Fall 2013. Adjunct clinical faculty positions are currently available in the Department of Nursing for Maternity and Medical-Surgical Nursing. Required Master of Science in Nursing; will consider applicants pursuing MSN. Preferred earned doctorate with teaching experience. Teaching assignments include clinical courses in the ASN Program with focus area of Maternity or Medical/Surgical Nursing. Review of applications begins immediately. To apply, send letter of interest, vita and contact information for three professional references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the address above.