Catholic Studies Director
College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
The College of St. Scholastica, a Catholic Benedictine college dedicated to providing our students intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living, invites applications for a tenure-track position as Director of The Braegelman Catholic Studies Program within the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, beginning August 2014. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
Candidates should be well-versed in the Roman Catholic intellectual tradition and bring vision, creative energy, and a commitment to advancing the program to its full potential. She or he must be a collaborative colleague prepared to recruit majors and minors and create enrichment activities for the College community, regional Catholic institutions, and the general public. They should be able to develop multi-disciplinary partnerships with College faculty as well as be prepared to teach basic and advanced courses in Catholic theology and related cognate areas. The ideal candidate will have a commitment to building partnerships with diverse audiences in the College and the wider Catholic community. She or he will collaborate with faculty and staff to contribute to and participate in fostering a culture of inclusion in support of College diversity goals.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Catholic Studies or Catholic Theology by the starting date of the appointment. An active scholarly agenda is required. She or he must be committed to undergraduate teaching and mentoring and possess organizational and administrative skills; proven ability to work collaboratively; demonstrated experience interacting effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff and demonstrated experience in promoting dialogue with diverse perspectives.