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Matt Nelson, Dean of College of Social Behavioral Sciences
August 15, 2021
A faculty and administration position that provides oversight of the CSBS ICD program. Works with the Dean of the CSBS to provide leadership over activities related to the students, faculty, budget, and administration of the ICD program. The Faculty portion of the job consists of teaching at least half of their academic load in the ICD program.
Teach 18 credits in the International Community Development program.
Participate in academic research and produce scholarly presentations and publications.
Oversee ICD program operations including, but not limited to, program budget, program assessment, program curriculum and instruction, policies and procedures, student affairs, and faculty development with support staff.
Supervise ICD program staff both in daily work activities as well as annual performance evaluations.
Lead efforts for promotion and marketing of ICD program.
Lead and coordinate ICD international trips for the online program.
Chair the monthly ICD Team meeting and participate in other CSBS department and university meetings and committees.
Attend and assist with departmental events including ICD Orientation and Registration, ICD cohort events, and ICD graduation celebrations.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
The successful candidate:
Earned Doctoral degree in International Community Development or a related field.
Experience in graduate program management and working in academia.
Experience teaching online and on-ground graduate-level curriculum.
Experience training or managing staff and faculty in an academic setting.
Experience in international community development and/or related fields.
Understanding of diversity and ability to work with people of varying backgrounds.
Strong interpersonal, organization, and creative abilities and skills.
Capability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Willingness to be flexible and accommodate program needs after general business hours.
Must have a commitment to the values of ICD, CSBS, and NU vision.
Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.
Deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ with an ability to integrate faith and learning.
Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting.
Some weekend/evening work required.
Travel, including occasional overnight travel, is required.
Position works with strictly confidential information.
Required to work on computers using Microsoft Office and other software systems.
The functions are usually performed while sitting but may involve some amount of time standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, reaching, stretching, climbing, perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists and other movements. The abilities of seeing, hearing, and speaking are also required.
Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the moral and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Assemblies of God Statement of Faith, the Northwest University Community Affirmation, and Northwest University Statement of Principles.
Dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule.
To be considered as a candidate, the applicant must submit the following documents and information:
Letter of interest
Curriculum vitae, and if available, a teaching portfolio
Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references
A statement of your understanding of the relationship between the integration of Christian faith and your discipline of study
A brief statement describing your personal faith journey and church involvements
Please email your documents to:
Matt Nelson Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review begins May 15, 2021
Search procedures will be closed, when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have been identified. Applicants are urged to provide sufficient information, so that the application file may be considered complete at the end of the search period.
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