Concordia College, a private liberal arts college of the Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Moorhead, Minnesota, invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, to begin July 2013. Concordia seeks an accomplished teacher/scholar who is committed to global, liberal education. The new Dean will work with President William Craft, the faculty, and the administrative staff in implementing the recently adopted strategic plan, “Whole Self, Whole Life, Whole World.”
Concordia has a history of excellence in providing majors in the liberal arts and pre-professional programs, including those of the new Offutt School of Business. Concordia awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, and a Master of Education in World Language Instruction degrees. The programs include the pre-collegiate Concordia Language Villages, the premier program of immersion language and culture instruction. Concordia’s music program is recognized nationally for its excellence in vocal, choral, and instrumental performance.
The College enrolls 2,600 students from 34 states and 35 countries. The Language Villages program attracts 11,000 participants a year from 50 states and 40 countries. The collegiate student-faculty ratio is 12.6:1.
Concordia’s 180 full-time and 72 part-time faculty are active scholars who develop mentoring relationships with students and offer opportunities for research, internships, study away, and other high impact learning experiences. The goal of the core curriculum is to prepare students to Become Responsibly Engaged in the World.
Concordia offers a welcoming community of faith and service through diverse worship experiences, guidance in vocational discernment, and opportunities for inter-faith dialogue.
The Concordia experience provides opportunities for students to perform in outstanding musical ensembles, compete on a nationally ranked forensics team, play on championship-caliber sports teams, and make their mark in theater, student government, community service, or more than 100 clubs and organizations.
The College’s vision for promoting sustainability, both locally and globally, is interwoven with its commitments to global learning, ethical deliberation, liberal arts values, and community building.
For more information about this opportunity and instructions to apply, please visit http://www.agbsearch.com/current-searches . For full consideration, applications should be received by January 21, 2013.
Inquires and nominations should be directed to: Robert Holyer, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, AGB Search, firstname.lastname@example.org , 804-359-9370, 804-402-6736 (c)
Concordia College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.