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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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Library Director
Department:               Specker Memorial Library
Status:                         Full-time, Exempt, Administrative
Grade:                        Management (Director Level)
Hours:                         8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday and as needed to work with library staff, students and faculty members

Reports to:                  Vice-President of Academic Affairs/COO
Education:                  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
Certification:              None Required
Experience:                 Five years of experience in library administration with expertise in managing library online systems and technology, as well as budgeting, collection management in conjunction with academic departments and programs, circulation, interlibrary loan, and all other aspects of college library work

                                      Understanding of MARC records, preferably with cataloging experience
Hands-on knowledge of computers as well as current library-specific software
Knowledge of Blackboard course management system

Position Summary:     Under Academic Affairs, the Library Director will coordinate and manage all library functions and staff to ensure that all Calumet College students, faculty, staff, and administrators have the necessary resources (print, AV, online, workstations, etc.) to enable them to meet their educational goals and objectives. 

The Director will formulate goals, policies, and procedures with approval of the Vice President of Academic Affairs/COO and administer and oversee library budgets and staff.  In addition, the Library Director will represent both the library and faculty on official College committees, task forces and designated bodies, advise President and Vice President of Academic Affairs/COO on library and library related technology issues, and represent the college on area, state, and national library and technical groups and at related meetings as well as within the local community. 

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.

  • Knowledge of library administration and systems

  • Ability to teach others in a positive and customer service oriented manner

  • Understanding of MARC records and cataloging

  • Knowledge of Blackboard Course Management System

  • Ability to manage and direct staff in support of library functions

  • Knowledge of creating and managing departmental budgets

  • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication (verbal and written) skills

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

  • Ability to understand and clearly communicate policy and procedure

  • Ability to write, read and interpret reports, policies and correspondence. 

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups or employees

  • Ability to lift 20 lb., stretch and reach, bend, manual dexterity

Primary Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Assist CCSJ students, faculty, and staff with informational needs using locally owned reference sources, online services, and Internet and electronic resources.  Work with students, library staff, and faculty individually or in groups to provide information retrieval instruction, curriculum support, and to promote information literacy.

  • Responsible to assess the needs of current and future learners and to advance the library’s resources to successfully meet the needs of our students, staff and faculty

  • Supervise the development of the library materials collection using publishers’ catalogs, faculty suggestions, etc.

    • Supervise the creation and periodic review of the written collection development policy.

    • Direct all library materials selection (from donations) and purchases including books, periodicals, serials, DVDs, multimedia items, software, electronic journals, etc. 

    • Supervise weeding the collection and making sure the online catalog (OPAC) matches the physical collection.

    • Oversee periodic and ongoing inventory projects to assure the accuracy of the online catalog.

  • Responsible for the supervision of all operations and personnel in the library.

    • Supervise all full-time and part-time library staff members, including student assistants.

    • Create, oversee and manage the expenditure of the library budget, including coordinating with Computer Services Dept. regarding hardware and software needed by the library.

    • Direct all library functions such as reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, cataloging, bibliographic instruction, ID cards, and library systems.

    • Work with Assistant Library Director to facilitate faculty and student use of Blackboard course management system.

    • Maintain appropriate statistics for individual library functions.

    • Oversee library activities and programs.

    • Support Assistant Library Director in student and faculty training and information sessions.

    • Supervise use of and training on Voyager online library catalog.

    • Participate in professional development activities that will be beneficial to Specker Library’s mission.

 

College Responsibilities

  • Member of CCSJ Academic Council, CCSJ Faculty Curriculum and Assessment Committee, CCSJ Computer Technology Committee, and Faculty Senate.

  • Represent the Library on official College committees, task forces and designated bodies. 

  • Represent the College on area, state, and national library and technical groups and at related meetings.

  • Work with individual faculty members and departments to fine tune assignments to use more library resources
    (as appropriate), to provide custom course instruction in research skills, and to initiate activities linking course material with library resources (on the shelves and online).

Posting Date:  Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
If you are interested, please respond by emailing cover letter and resume to Dr. Joi Patterson at jpatterson@ccsj.edu

 

The duties described above are indicative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities and normal task assignments of this job, and do not constitute an exhaustive list of all tasks which may be required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for employees with disabilities.  Additional duties requiring similar or lesser skills may be added at any time without the necessity of altering the description or re-evaluating the job.

 

 

 


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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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