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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

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: DEAN OF STUDENT SUCCESS

    Dean of Student Success

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for this the position beginning on July 1, 2022. The Dean reports to the Provost of the College and  serves as the leader of Student Success, Career Development, and Library teams to ensure that struggling students are provided with opportunity to succeed and advocates and supports them within the academic structure. The goal of the work is continually improving student academic progress and retention and persistence outcomes. This position is a member of the Academic Cabinet and advises or has membership on various campus-wide committees such as Diversity, Retention, and Faculty Development. The Dean of Student Success reports to the Provost.  

    A minimum of a master's degree in an appropriate academic field from an accredited institution is required. A doctoral degree is preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to lead effectively within the scope of responsibilities listed. Demonstrated experience serving in or leading complex educational organizations is desired. The understanding and active practice of servant leadership is 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. Candidates must hold synod certification in WELS or be willing to obtain such certification within a period of five years from beginning of service. 

    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.

    Nominated candidates will be asked to provide a cover letter discussing background, qualifications, and educational philosophy in the context of a confessional Lutheran liberal arts college; curriculum vitae or resume; and three letters of recommendation. Send all documents to Joni Panitzke, Executive Assistant to the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

    This Call for Nominations should be submitted no later than January 31, 2022.

    NOMINATION FORM

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: VP OF STUDENT LIFE

    Vice President of Student Life

    Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for this the position beginning on or before July 1, 2022. The Vice President (VP) of Student Life reports to the Provost of the College and is the chief student affairs officer of the College. The VP advises the President and Provost on all non-academic student life matters. The position is responsible for providing leadership to and general management of the following departments:  Campus Ministry, Cultural Diversity, Health Services, Residence Life, Student Programming & Orientation, Student Support Services, and Student Title IX and Conduct System matters. The VP of Student Life, in collaboration with other campus leaders, oversees and maintains a Christ-centered campus culture complementing the academic classroom and overall health of the traditional undergraduate students in support of the mission and ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran College. 

    A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Education from an accredited institution is required. Higher educational attainment is preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to lead effectively within the scope of responsibilities listed. Demonstrated experience serving in or leading complex educational organizations is required.  The understanding and active practice of servant leadership is 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. Candidates must hold synod certification in WELS or be willing to obtain such certification within a period of five years from beginning of service. 

    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.

    Nominated candidates will be asked to provide a cover letter discussing background, qualifications, and educational philosophy in the context of a confessional Lutheran liberal arts college; curriculum vitae or resume; and three letters of recommendation. Send all documents to Joni Panitzke, Executive Assistant to the Provost (joni.panitzke@wlc.edu) at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

    NOMINATION FORM

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    JOB POSTING: ADC PROGRAM DIRECTOR

    Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is seeking a full-time Program Director - Accelerated Degree Completion (ADC).

    The Program Director is responsible for day-to-day operations and execution of the Accelerated Degree Completion program to ensure the outcomes and value proposition for our students are met with excellence. This includes responsibility for setting annual course schedules with the Dean to accomplish required curriculum, engaging course facilitators, preparing teaching agreements, overseeing facilitator training, and serving as coach and mentor on course delivery systems and tools to ensure sound academic quality teaching standards. Similarly, supports quality standards, processes, and mentoring of the advising process to maximize student learning outcomes and retention to maximize persistence to graduation.  Ensures that ADC operations provide exceptional service, quality, and care while accurately representing WLC as a partner that meets students' professional growth needs and educational goals within a Christian learning environment. 

    Key requirements include, but are not limited to, possessing a master's degree in an appropriate discipline. A minimum of five years of professional experience with developed skills in areas such as course delivery, project/process management, relationship development, and customer service preferably within an education or academic related environment. A strong servant leader with collaborative work style and comfortable in team setting is highly desired. Flexibility and capacity as needed to work evenings and weekends. Must hold a valid driver's license and maintain insurability to drive on behalf of the College.  

    Must be able to perform duties in a manner consistent with WLC's Code of Christian Conduct and WLC's mission, ministry, and the College's affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Preference given to members in good standing of a WELS or ELS congregation. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to jon.flanagan@wlc.edu, or mail to Wisconsin Lutheran College, Department of Human Resources, c/o Jon Flanagan, 8800 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    JOB POSTING: ASSISTANT REGISTRAR

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking a full-time Assistant Registrar in the Office of the Registrar. 

    Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Registrar, the Assistant Registrar provides the best possible support for the organization by managing records and registration, enrollment verification, credit evaluation, academic scheduling, advising and providing service to students, faculty, and staff.

    Wage: Commensurate with experience.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • At least three (3) years of experience in a professional team setting, preferably in higher education.
    • Demonstrated experience and passion in serving others, and respect of all others as God's creation.  

    Qualified applicants are required to 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, Executive Director of Human Resources, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI, 53226 or jon.flanagan@wlc.edu.

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    JOB POSTING: E-SPORTS COACH

    Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) is seeking a full-time E-sports Coach for its Athletics program. 

    Job Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the position is responsible for planning and directing the recruitment, retention, conditioning, training, development, and mentorship of student-athletes. This includes organization of all E-sports operations, assistant coach development and assessment, as well as fiscal program management and compliance for Wisconsin Lutheran College's  NCAA Division III and National Association of Collegiate E-sports (NACE) intercollegiate program in a private, Christian college setting and learning environment. Additionally, as a partner in WLC athletics administration as one of several athletics staff members, the additional athletic duty assigned outside of E-sports will include, but is not limited to, assisting WLC's Director of Athletic Communications by serving as the Athletics website content manager.

    Key requirements include the following:

    • Bachelor's degree required, with the ability to articulate the life changing impact of a Christian college's athletic program and learning community. Master's degree preferred.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of coaching experience at the college level or similar high level E-sports coaching experience with demonstrated success required.
    • Coaching experience within a Christian private college and/or ministry environment is preferred. 

    Must be able to perform duties in a manner consistent with WLC's Code of Christian Conduct and WLC's mission, ministry, and the College's affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to jon.flanagan@wlc.edu, or mail to Wisconsin Lutheran College, Department of Human Resources, c/o Jon Flanagan, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226. Applications accepted until position is filled. A complete job description is available at the link below.

    JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    JOB POSTING: FACULTY - ADJUNCT ACCOUNTING

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking an Adjunct Accounting Professor for the Spring 2022 to teach ACC 331-Managerial Accounting in the School of Business Administration. This course introduces the planning, decision-making, and control of business operations using accounting information. Topics include costing and pricing methods, budgeting, and various analyses.

    Wage: per credit hour taught based on experience

    Application deadline: January 10, 2022, or until filled

    Qualifications: Master's degree in Business or Accounting or related Bachelor's degree with 20 years of business experience. Candidates with previous adjunct teaching experience in a college setting are highly desired.

    Qualified applicants are required to 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 by mail or email to Jon M. Flanagan, Executive Director of Human Resources, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI, 53226 or jon.flanagan@wlc.edu.

    JOB POSTING: FACULTY - ADJUNCT

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking ADJUNCT FACULTY in all disciplines of study for the 2021-2022 academic year. In particular, adjuncts are needed in the following areas:

    • Biology
    • Business (Seeking candidates for adjunct professors to teach accounting courses in the School of Business. Course needs vary by semester. Individuals with expertise in the following areas are highly encouraged to apply: financial accounting, managerial/cost accounting, and auditing.)
    • Communication
    • English
    • German
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Sociology
    • Sport & Exercise Science

    Compensation: per credit hour remuneration based upon discipline of study (per semester contract)

    Application deadline: OPEN

    Qualifications: Candidates must possess at least a master's degree in discipline of study to be taught and preferably have some experience teaching at a college undergraduate level. A terminal degree in the discipline is preferred. Individuals should be comfortable teaching in a face-to-face classroom setting and/or online either in a hybrid model or fully online. In addition, potential candidates must be comfortable teaching according to the expectations outlined below:

    You are considered a role model for students and should exhibit behavior that reflects wisdom, understanding, moral judgment, courage, counsel, knowledge, holy living, and fear of the Lord. You are to treat each student and their cultural heritage with gentleness, patience, love, and respect.  You have chosen to be a part of this environment, and we ask you to be conscious and respectful of Wisconsin Lutheran College's mission and affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

    Qualified applicants are required to 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 by mail or email to Jon M. Flanagan, Executive Director of Human Resources, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI, 53226 or jon.flanagan@wlc.edu.