UNDERGRADUATE FACULTY POSITION - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
The University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time faculty position in the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, beginning in the fall of 2015. The school has two departments, namely, the Department of Education that offers majors in elementary education, early childhood education, special education, and secondary education (i.e. math education, biology education, history education, social studies education, business education, English education, and music education) and the Department of Social Behavioral Sciences that offers majors in criminal justice, social work, and psychology. There are approximately 400 undergraduate students enrolled in the two departments.
The University of Mary, a center of learning in the Benedictine tradition, has a three-fold mission: teaching, scholarly study including research, and service. It is the responsibility of all faculty members to promote the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission of the University of Mary and to implement the principles of Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Each faculty member shall be responsible to intentionally build a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in accord with St. Benedictís admonition that all be received as Christ.
The University of Mary overlooks the beautiful Missouri river and is located in Bismarck, North Dakota, a community of approximately 80,000 people, with wonderful family and parish life, friendly neighborhoods, enjoyable recreational and cultural facilities, a low crime rate, clean air, and excellent schools. The University of Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association and education programs in the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences are accredited by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board.
Summary of Position:
This position is a fulltime faculty rank position and is directly responsible to the Dean of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences and the Chair of the Department of Education. The responsibilities of this position include an administrative role as the Program Director for the Emerging Leaders Academy and teaching undergraduate and graduate education courses, as deemed appropriate, based on the candidateís degree and qualifications. All faculty members in the school are expected to advise students within the major and be an active member of the University community. Preference will be given to applicants with prior successful K-12 teaching experience and demonstrated commitment to the teaching profession. All candidates must have a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic and Benedictine mission of the University of Mary. The University of Mary is an EEO/AA employer.
* Masters Degree in education or related field required (doctoral degree preferred)
* Successful K-12 teaching experience
* Experience in leading or coaching high school-age students
* Sincere interest in an administrative role in student leadership development
* Current teaching license or eligible for teaching license
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted until a 1/5/15.
Applications can be mailed to the Dean of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at the address listed below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and three references.
Dr. Rod Jonas, Dean
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Boniface Hall #206
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504