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Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, nationally ranked Christian college affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. We value quality teaching and active scholarship. Our goal is to deliver a rigorous, personalized education within a caring Christian community of scholars and students. Education at Wisconsin Lutheran College also involves the spiritual development of our students. Because of this spiritual dimension, a Wisconsin Lutheran College faculty or academic staff position is a form of public ministry.

Accordingly, the College seeks to recruit faculty and staff who are active members of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) or the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) who share our commitment to quality Christian higher education and faithfulness to the Scriptures. After identifying qualified candidates subject to the approval of the WELS Southeast Wisconsin District Presidium, the College issues a divine call to the selected individual. 

  • 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.

    Title IX Coordinator: Jamie Brock, Assistant Director of Residence Life. Office: Fischer Hall, 2112. Phone: 414.443.8762. Email: jamie.valerio@mail.wlc.edu. Title IX webpage: wlc.edu/harassment.

    STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

    JOB POSTING: FINANCIAL AID SPECIALIST

    Financial Aid Specialist

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking candidates for a Specialist position within the Financial Aid Office. The position reports to the Director of Financial Aid.

    As a member of the Financial Aid Office team, the Specialist supports financial aid processing for traditional undergraduate, adult degree completion, and graduate students. This role collaborates with all team members in maintaining the financial aid workflow that helps achieve the college's ministry goal of reaching and serving students who seek a Bible-based, servant leadership-driven education.

    Key Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years financial aid experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and related experience
    • Demonstrated empathetic customer service and ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
    • Attention to detail
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be able to analyze and synthesize information
    • Proven ability to set work priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
    • Demonstrated skills in using enterprise data systems and specialized software

    WLC is a college ministry that champions Bible-based confessional Lutheran beliefs and is affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). The college reserves the right to give preference in employment to persons who demonstrate alignment with our mission, values, and ministry.

    Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application addressing the skills required for the position; resume; and the names, email addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of three references (of which two should be professionally related) by mail or email to Jon M. Flanagan, Vice President of Human Resources, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI, 53226, or jon.flanagan@wlc.edu.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College 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.  

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: BUSINESS FACULTY

    Business Faculty Member

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position beginning July 1, 2022. Teaching responsibilities may include introductory through advanced business courses, with an emphasis on finance and economics. Typical teaching load for the professor track is 24 credits per year, while appointments in the lecturer track are 30 credits per year.

    At a minimum, this position requires a master's degree in economics, finance, or a related field, but a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) is preferred. Candidates should be passionate in their vocation and have an interest in teaching and conducting research within the context of Christian higher education. They should have excellent communication skills and demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching and mentorship of undergraduate students in the research lab or field. A commitment to active scholarship, which includes student participation, is expected for faculty in the professor track. Service on academic committees and within the church or community is also essential. 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.

    Individuals are encouraged to nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) regarding questions on the call process.

    Please have the candidate send a cover letter discussing background, qualifications, 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 the candidate's pastor discussing personal qualities via email to the Office of Human Resources, human.resources@wlc.edu.

    Review of candidates will continue until a divine call has been issued and accepted and the position is filled.

    NOMINATION FORM

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: MATHEMATICS FACULTY

    Mathematics Faculty Member

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for a Mathematics faculty position beginning July 1, 2022. Responsibilities include teaching introductory mathematics courses in statistics and calculus with the opportunity for teaching upper-level courses in a specialty area. Typical teaching load for the professor track is 24 credits per year while appointments in the lecturer track are 30 credits per year.

    At a minimum, this position requires a Master of Science degree in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics, but a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) is preferred. Candidates should be passionate in their vocation and have an interest in teaching and conducting research within the context of Christian higher education. They should have excellent communication skills and demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching and mentorship of undergraduate students in the research lab or field. A commitment to active scholarship, which ideally includes student participation, is expected for faculty in the professor track. Service on academic committees and within the church or community is also essential. 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.

    Individuals are encouraged to nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) regarding questions on the call process.

    Please have the candidate send a cover letter discussing background, qualifications, 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 the candidate's pastor discussing personal qualities via email to Dr. Kristi Meyer, Professor and Department Head of Mathematics (kristi.meyer@wlc.edu).

    Review of candidates will continue until a divine call has been issued and accepted and the position is filled.

    NOMINATION FORM

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: NURSING FACULTY

    Nursing Faculty Member/Adult Acute Care 

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks nominations for a part-time faculty position in the Department of Nursing teaching in Adult Acute Care, starting as soon as July 1, 2022.

    Minimum requirements for the position include: 

    • Master of Science in Nursing or currently enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing degree program
    • Minimum of two years of recent medical-surgical acute care clinical nursing experience 
    • Unencumbered Wisconsin nursing license
    • 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.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Teaching didactic courses in the classroom
    • Overseeing student activities in the nursing lab
    • Overseeing clinical sections in the adult acute care environment
    • Advising students
    • Participation in departmental activities including, but not limited to, department meetings, recruitment efforts, accreditation activities

    Individuals are encouraged to nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. Candidates may self-nominate and submit application documents per instructions below. You may also contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) regarding questions on the call process.

    Upon nomination, interested candidates should send an application that includes curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation, including one from the candidate's pastor; and a cover letter discussing background, interests, and teaching philosophy in the context of a confessional Lutheran liberal arts college. All application documents should be submitted to Sheryl Scott, Director/Chair of the Department of Nursing at sheryl.scott@wlc.edu.

    Review of candidates will continue until a divine call has been issued and accepted and the position is filled.

    NOMINATION FORM

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: PHYSICS FACULTY

    Physics Faculty Member

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks nominations for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Physics, starting as soon as July 1, 2022.

    Minimum requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in physics or applied physics, a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, the ability to provide additional service to the college, and the ability to establish and maintain an active research program. 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.

    Individuals are encouraged to nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also contact the Office of the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) regarding questions on the call process.

    Upon nomination, interested candidates should send an application that includes curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation, including one from the candidate's pastor; and a cover letter discussing background, interests, and teaching philosophy in the context of a confessional Lutheran liberal arts college. All application documents may be submitted to 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 is filled.

    NOMINATION FORM

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.