Responsible to the Dean of Faculty and Dean of Student Life as the program director for Wartburg West programs in Denver, Colorado.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide and oversee program administration to include coordination with adjunct faculty and on-site Wartburg faculty to ensure oversight and teaching of classes, internships and programs
Identify and cultivate internship opportunities in collaboration with home campus faculty and staff
Provide and oversee student life services in Denver to include providing orientation for students arriving in Denver, supporting student transitions to/from Denver, liaising with housing staff, coordinating excursions and cultural experiences in Denver area
Maintain relationships with Wartburg West’s key constituents and the network across the Denver community, in coordination with home campus staff
Support admissions staff in recruitment efforts
Required: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years progressively responsible administrative and/or higher education student support experience; strong written and oral communications skills; community outreach experience; ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Preferred: Terminal degree in an academic field represented at Wartburg College; teaching experience, internship placement experience. Extensive experience in higher education student-life functions.
Compensation and Benefits:
The pay range for this full-time, 12-month exempt position is $65,000-$85,000. Wartburg College provides a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance, retirement, paid time off, paid holidays, and free and reduced tuition programs.
Submit CV or résumé, letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of the Wartburg College mission, strategic plan and experience contributing to inclusive communities, and contact information for three references electronically to: HR@wartburg.edu or by regular mail to: Jamie Hollaway, Executive Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA 50677-1003. For specific inquiries contact Debora Johnson-Ross, Vice President for Academic Affairs, firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the college and the city of Waverly, see http://www.wartburg.edu, Wartburg College requires a criminal background check for position finalists. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Founded in 1852, Wartburg College is a selective four-year liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA), nationally recognized for community engagement. The college offers more than 50 academic majors and pre-professional and certificate programs leading to the bachelor’s degree. The Wartburg Community is committed to creating and maintaining a mutually respectful environment that recognizes and celebrates diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups.