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Position Title:             Academic Advisor      
Department:               Academic Advising
Status:                         Full Time Exempt Administrative
Grade:                          Professional Level II
Hours:                         9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (except on Tuesdays: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and                                      Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) and weekends as required

Reports to:                  Director, Academic Advising  
Education:                  Bachelor’s Degree Required (Degree in Student Affairs, Advising, Counseling,                                       or related field is preferred)
Certification:              None Required

Position Summary:  The Academic Advisor is an integral part of the student’s campus life at CCSJ.  They are responsible to interact with students and to assist them in achieving desired student learning outcomes.  The Academic Advisor assures students remain on track with their educational goals and have the appropriate tools at their disposable to be successful. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to be successful in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficiency with computer application programs

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Ability to work well as part of a team

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data

  • Ability to plan and implement short and long term goals

  • Strong organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills including ability to work with diverse groups

Candidates should submit resume and letter of application to Sharon McGuire at smcguire@ccsj.edu no later than January 5th, 2015.

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Position Title:          Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs/
                                  Chief Operating Officer

Department:          Academic Affairs       
Status:                   Regular/Exempt/Full-time
Grade;                   Professional Level II
Hours:                   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Reports to:           Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Operating Officer 
Education:            Bachelor’s degree                   
Certification:       None required 
Experience:         Previous experience in a similar setting along with knowledge of higher education                                practices           

Position Summary: The Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs is a high-profile position serving as Academic Affairs support as well as a liaison within the College Community.  With limited supervision, this position performs a variety of clerical and support tasks related to the operation of the academic area.  Specific responsibilities include maintenance of divisional records and files, the processing of communications, reports, manuscripts and other material prepared by the Vice President & Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Provides assistance to the Vice President of Academic Affairs in the design and implementation of tracking and monitoring systems.  Performs any additional duties assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

A self-motivating personality is essential as well as detail oriented, strong organizational and communication skills.  Competency to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to manage all functions of a complex and busy office setting; good interpersonal skills, ability to maintain high energy level and remain self-motivated; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to plan, direct and evaluate the work of clerical and support personnel.  Personal computer experience with word processing, graphic, presentation and spreadsheet software is required.  Computer skills, shorthand or note-taking skills and communication are essential.

Posting Date:  December 3, 2014
If you are interested, please respond by emailing cover letter and resume to Dr. Joi Patterson at jpatterson@ccsj.edu or Sharon McGuire at smcguire@ccsj.edu.

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Position Title:               Reference Librarian / Instructional Technologist
Department:                 Library
Status:                          Regular/Exempt/Full-time
Grade:                          Professional Level II
Hours:                          Flexible hours according to class orientation and Reference Desk needs
Reports To:                 Library Director
Education:                   Current MLIS candidate or graduate of an ALA-accredited program preferred.
Certification:               MLS Preferred
Experience                  Experience w/ Voyager library system and previous work in college libraries                                        preferred.

Position Summary:
The Reference Librarian will assist and instruct CCSJ students, faculty, and staff with informational needs using locally owned reference sources (print and online) as well as Internet resources.  The position is also responsible for planning and conducting library instructional tours and classroom bibliographic instruction.  The role of Instructional Technologist involves training workshops and one-on-one training for faculty and students with the Blackboard course management system and other academic technology.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           
Strong organizational skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Experience doing reference interviews with students, faculty, staff
Ability to train others, including fellow staff members, students and faculty
Very good interpersonal and relationship skills
Ability to communicate tactfully with technical/non-technical staff on media/library issues
Ability to work with others as a team member and to accept training
Ability to lift 50 lb., stretch and reach, bend, manual dexterity

Posting Date:  December 3, 2014
If you are interested, please respond by emailing cover letter and resume to Dr. Joi Patterson at jpatterson@ccsj.edu or Sharon McGuire at smcguire@ccsj.edu
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Rank: Adjunct Instructor
Microeconomics (Spring 2015, continuing)
We are looking for candidates to support our daytime business core course in the Principles of Microeconomic Theory.  Topics include the theory of consumer demand, economics of the firm, market structures, income distribution, the pricing of the employment of resources, and income distribution, among others.

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to svarela@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.
Review of applications will begin immediately  and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.


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Department of Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Sciences
Science Program

Rank: General Science Program Assistant Professor of Biology

Qualifications:

The science program at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Biology or related field. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or A.B.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and undergraduate research in the biological sciences. The successful candidate will have documented excellence in teaching.  Applicants shall demonstrate strong leadership skills and an awareness of teaching in a multicultural environment gained from teaching in such an environment.  Interest or expertise in the areas of environmental sector will be well regarded.

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate general biology to both non-science and science majors, microbiology, biotechnology DNA courses, environmental biology and other courses within their areas of expertise. It is desirable that the candidates have teaching and research capabilities.  The successful candidate will also display a willingness and ability to work collaboratively with faculty members in the science program on interdisciplinary projects and curricula.  Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity in cultural background, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. 

Salary Range:   Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date:        August 17, 2015

Eligibility:        Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and a
background check.

Application Procedures:           Review of applications will begin January 5th and will continue until a successful candidate is selected. For full consideration, send curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interest/philosophy and contact information via email to:

Office of Academic Affairs:
The Vice President of Academic Affairs / Chief Operating Officer – jpatterson@ccsj.edu  

 

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  The campus is located, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Department of Digital and Studio Arts

Rank: Director Digital and Studio Arts, Assistant Professor Rank

Qualifications:

  • M.F.A. or other appropriate terminal degree from a nationally accredited institution, with expertise in the foundations of studio and digital arts.

  • College-level art generalist with experience teaching studio foundations, digital media, graphic design, art history, and introduction to visual arts.

  • Ability or experience in building a college arts program from the ground up, recruiting and advising students, hiring adjuncts, maintaining a website, and establishing and executing assessment procedures.

  • Interest and experience in working with culturally diverse and underserved populations with varying degrees of artistic preparation through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.   

Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will

  • Teach a wide variety of undergraduate arts courses (12 credit hours per semester), including drawing, painting, graphic design, art history, and introduction to visual arts.

  • Build a vibrant arts program: refining curriculum, recruiting students, developing a program website, hiring and observing adjuncts, and establishing programmatic assessment procedures.

  • Regularly engage and mentor art students, advising them in both educational and career plans and building a vibrant campus arts community engaged in the community at large.

  • Collaborate with liberal arts faculty members on interdisciplinary projects and curricula, connecting academic work with contemporary issues, in accordance with the college's social justice mission.

Salary Range:     Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Start date:                     August 17, 2015

Eligibility:  Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States and a background check.

Application Procedures:        

Review of applications will begin January 10th and will continue until successful candidate is selected. For full consideration, send a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a portfolio of recent work.

Office of Academic Affairs:

The Vice President of Academic Affairs /Chief Operating Officer - jpatterson@ccsj.edu  

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  The campus is located, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Adjunct Instructors
Science | Psychology | English

Calumet College of St. Joseph invites applications for several adjunct faculty positions, to begin August 2014.  The successful candidates for these positions will join the Quantitative, Behavioral and Social Science or Liberal Arts faculty, located at the Whiting, IN campus. 

The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate or graduate courses within the prospective field (see below).  To qualify for these adjunct teaching assignments, candidates must have a minimum of a master degree in the content area, with a preferred terminal degree.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is a vibrant, multicultural urban university of 1,600 students with a strong social justice mission. Our main campus is located just minutes from the Lake Michigan Lakeshore in the far northwest corner of Indiana.  We are just, 20 minutes from the cultural and social attractions of downtown Chicago and 40 minutes from natural and cultural attractions of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The Department is part of a new multidisciplinary unit focused on the life sciences and the environment. For more information about the University and the Department, go to: Calumet College of St. Joseph (http://www.ccsj.edu).


Science Program

  • Nutritionist / dietician

  • Biology

  • Geology

  • Earth Science

English Program

  • Professional Writing

  • Developmental English

  • Composition

  • Advanced topics in English

Psychology Program

  • Undergraduate courses

  • Graduate courses

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, curriculum vitae, with three references complete with contact information and any teaching evaluations.  The requested materials should be emailed to msevera@ccsj.edu or hardcopy mailed to Calumet College of St. Joseph, Attn:  Academic Affairs Office, 2400 New York Ave, Whiting, IN 46394.

Review of applications will begin April 1st and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

Calumet College of St. Joseph is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

 

 

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Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Avenue
Whiting, Indiana 46394

Telephone: (219) 473-4215 (Indiana)
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