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Human Resources

Wisconsin Lutheran College has temporarily suspended recruitment for all job postings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) does not unlawfully discriminate in its policies, procedures, or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, disability, age, or status as disabled veterans or veterans of the Vietnam era.  

    Because WLC is a college ministry espousing Bible based confessional Lutheran beliefs, and affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), the college reserves the right to give preference in employment to persons based on religion in accordance with our Bible based beliefs. This is in compliance with the federal law “exception to religion” component created in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Wisconsin Lutheran College complies with all applicable laws which include, but are not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.

    JOB OPENING: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to serve Academic Deans and the School of Adult and Graduate Studies. Duties include, but are not limited to: maintain, utilize, and apply consistent application of operating policies, procedures, documents, forms, and materials. Ability to prioritize tasks in serving multiple individuals with varying work styles. Ability to work independently but know when to seek direction when questions arise.

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    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years successful office coordination and/or related professional operational/executive support role experience required. An Associate's or Bachelor's is preferred; in lieu of degree, 5 or more years of demonstrated successful office coordination work may be substituted.

    Qualified applicants are required to submit a letter of application addressing the skills required for the position; resume; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of three references by mail or email to John Wendland, HR Specialist, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226 or john.wendland@wlc.edu.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: COMMUNICATION

    The Department of Communication at Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for a faculty position beginning Fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities include introductory through advanced communication courses. Teaching load is 12 credits consisting of three to four preparations per semester. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential.

    M.A. or Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and must demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching. A commitment to active scholarship, which may include student participation, is expected. Candidates must be an active member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), or another confessional Lutheran denomination in fellowship with the WELS.

    Please send a cover letter discussing background, interests, and teaching philosophy in the context of a confessional Lutheran liberal arts college; curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation including one letter from your pastor discussing personal qualities via email to the Search Committee Chair, jerralyn.moudry@wlc.edu. Review of nominees will continue until a divine call has been issued and accepted and the position is filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: COMPUTER SCIENCE

    At this time, WLC seeks to identify individuals who may be uniquely qualified to teach in Christian higher education within the field of Computer Science.  

    These individuals must:

    1. Be passionate in their vocation and have an interest in teaching within the context of Christian higher education.
    2. Hold an advanced degree, or be pursuing an advanced degree in their field.
    3. Be a member in good standing with a congregation in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) or Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) since teaching is considered a form of Public Ministry.

    Candidates must have excellent communication skills and must demonstrate the potential for outstanding mentorship and teaching undergraduate students. A commitment to active scholarship, which includes student participation, is expected. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also feel free to contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu). Review of candidates will continue until a Divine Call has been issued and accepted and the position has been filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES

    At this time, WLC seeks to identify individuals who may be uniquely qualified to serve as its next Director of Library Services. The call would be effective for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on or before July 1, 2020. These individuals must have:

    • Proven oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and external partners with judgment and use of appropriate professionalism for each situation.

    • Excellent teaching skills to meet the academic goals and the essential learning outcomes of the College, especially in areas of information literacy and academic success.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of library databases, with knowledge of ExLibris Alma/Primo being a definite plus.

    • Strong ability to establish priorities, work independently as well as collaboratively, problem solve, accomplish objectives without supervision, and be a servant leader.

    • Exceptional service orientation, positive attitude, and joy through interpersonal relationship-building and customer service.

    • Must be able to perform duties in a manner consistent with WLC's Code of Christian Conduct and WLC's mission, ministry, and affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).

    A commitment to active scholarship, which includes student participation, is expected. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential. Three to five years of library experience is strongly desired with some experience at a higher education entity preferred.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also feel free to contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu). Review of candidates will continue until a Divine Call has been issued and accepted and the position has been filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ENGLISH

    Wisconsin Lutheran College, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is seeking candidates to teach in its department of English as a generalist, with preference to candidates who specialize in composition and American literature. The call would be effective for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on July 1, 2020.

    Potential candidates:

    • should be ABD (with active path to defense) or have Ph.D. in hand

    • must be a member in good standing in a congregation affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or the Evangelical Lutheran Synod

    • must demonstrate commitment to the synthesis of faith and learning, pedagogical excellence, scholarly engagement, and collegiality

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. Candidates may directly contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu). Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the Office of the Provost, in care of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226. Please note that each letter of recommendation should be sent to the Office of the Provost directly from the referee.

    Review of candidates will continue until a Divine Call has been issued as well as accepted and the candidate starts employment.