Education Faculty - Secondary Undergraduate Education and Coordinator of Assessment and Licensure

Concordia University seeks applicants for a full-time School of Education Faculty or Staff Member who will have primary responsibilities in the areas of Secondary Undergraduate Education and as the Coordinator of Assessment and Licensure beginning as early as June 1, 2018. This position is in the School of Education located on the Mequon, WI campus.
Teaching responsibilities will include teaching, or overseeing, secondary education courses and student teacher supervision. The instructor will have several key responsibilities and will:
Teach the Curriculum & Methods English Secondary and Communication Arts in the Content Area courses
Oversee the undergraduate student teaching seminar and accompanying duties
Participate, as a secondary education team member, in Student Teacher Supervision program.
Participate in secondary education team meetings, student teacher meetings, special projects, and work groups
Act as the edTPA Coordinator for the SOE
Lead and volunteer for other SOE committee work as necessary or mutually agreed upon
Assist with student visitation/recruitment days and the student recruitment process
Advises undergraduate students in academic program planning
Coordinator responsibilities include the primary and direct responsibility to address the assessment and licensure needs of all School stakeholders with excellence and efficiency. The coordinator achieves several key responsibilities:
Communicates regularly with campus dean to ensure s/he is fully apprised of new statutory expectations and/or reporting standards required by outside accreditor or review agencies at the state or national level
Acts as dedicated point of contact between outside accreditor and review agencies and SOE team members
Coordinates distribution of student advising loads in collaboration with campus dean to ensure that advising loads are consistent and equitable among faculty members
Serves as the primary author for federal Title reports and coordinator of ongoing review and assessment reports required at the state or national level when representative of individual departments from within the School.
Maintains and verifies annual program completer data, which is used within internal and external reporting
Reviews and prepares program completion verification forms and state-specific licensure and certification endorsement forms for review and signature of the campus certifying officer
Maintains key university information and policies related to the office, including website data regarding assessment and licensure requirements, academic program information contained in university catalog, individual program major and minor sheets, etc.
Manages graduate follow-up survey and assessment tools and provides that data to School and departmental leadership for inclusion in annual assessment reports at the state or national level
Evaluates transfer credits for incoming, existing, and transfer students
Adjudicates first-level student appeals regarding transfer evaluations before they are forwarded to campus dean
Participates as a member of the School of Education Council at one's campus location
Education and Experience
A strong preference and consideration will be given to a candidate with an English major and/or teaching background. The preferred faculty candidate will be a member of an LCMS congregation or a staff candidate who has secondary teaching experience and is Christian. Concordia University Wisconsin seeks faculty and/or staff who are dedicated to excellence and to the mission of "developing students in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world." Faculty and staff candidates must minimally possess a Master's degree in the field of education with a primary focus in teaching and learning.
Compensation and Benefits
This is a full-time, faculty or staff, exempt position. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2018 and continue until successful candidate(s) are identified. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience. Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.
Physical Demands/Equipment
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the position. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Administration reserves the right to adjust the duties and responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.
The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.
Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.
Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

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