The University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Chair of Graduate and Distance Education in the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences beginning May 2014. 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: The position is directly responsible to the Dean of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Responsibilities for this position include administering graduate programs in education and counseling and a proposed doctoral program in education. Duties include, but are not limited to, faculty recruitment and supervision, curriculum planning, budget oversight, teaching graduate education and/or counseling courses, advising graduate students, and collaborating with colleagues to promote, coordinate, and oversee distance education at the University of Mary. The requirements for this position are:
* Earned doctorate required (preferred in education or behavioral sciences)
* Higher education teaching experience
* Higher education administrative experience
Applications can be mailed to the Chair of Graduate and Distance Education at the address listed below and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, three (3) references. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2014.
Dr. Rebecca Salveson
Chair, Graduate and Distance Education
Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Boniface Hall #217
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504