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 2014. The Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences offers undergraduate programs in elementary education, early childhood education, special education, secondary education (i.e. math education, biology education, history education, social studies education, business education, English education, and music education), psychology, social work, and criminal justice and graduate programs in counseling, school administration, and special education. The school has an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 400 students and a graduate enrollment of approximately 150 students.
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 Chair of Graduate and Distance Education. The responsibilities of this position include teaching graduate education courses and administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Chair. All faculty members in the school are expected to advise graduate students and be an active member of the University community. Preference will be given to applicants with prior successful K-12 teaching experience, higher education teaching experience and K-12 school and/or higher education leadership experience. 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.
• Earned doctorate required (preferred in education or related field)
• Higher education teaching experience
• K-12 teaching experience
• K-12 school and/or higher education leadership experience
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted until a 5/1/14.
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, and three references.
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