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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.

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    JOB POSTING: DIGITAL CONTENT SPECIALIST

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking a full-time Digital Content Specialist for its Office of Marketing and Communication. The position provides written content for WLC communication channels, manages assigned communication projects, and helps capture the WLC story for marketing efforts in the areas of enrollment, alumni relations, and fundraising. 

    Wage: commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: open until filled

    Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communication, or Marketing along with a minimum of two years of professional experience in the field of advertising, marketing, or public relations required.

    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.

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    JOB POSTING: HEALTH SERVICES NURSE

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is seeking a .75 FTE Health Services Nurse starting in May 2021. This position attends to the health and medical needs of Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) students. Through the Director of Health Services, the nurse serves as a consultant to faculty and staff members on health and wellness issues affecting the student population. Position works up to 40 hours Monday through Friday during the months of August through May. Position is benefits-eligible. There will be a number of agreed upon dates (maximum of 10) throughout June and July to assist with Health Services planning. 

    Compensation: wages commensurate with experience, along with an extensive benefits package

    Application Deadline: open until filled

    Qualifications: Licensed LPN, RN, NP, or PA in the State of Wisconsin. Preference will be given to candidates with two to five years of experience in an educational setting and who have developed and implemented health education and wellness programs.

    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.

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    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Criminal Justice Faculty Member (full time)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is seeking candidates to teach in its department of Criminal Justice as a generalist for the academic year beginning July 1, 2021. Potential candidates should:

    • Possess an appropriate master's or doctoral degree (Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Jurisprudence) or have the desire to pursue such terminal degree 
    • Experience in criminal justice with a minimum of 2-5 years of service
    • Develop the ability to become the “face” of the Criminal Justice program
    • Strong networking skills to aid in community awareness of the program
    • Develop student internships
    • Advising and mentoring of students
    • Aptitude to teach in a classroom setting
    • Demonstrate commitment to the synthesis of faith and learning, pedagogical excellence, scholarly engagement, and collegiality
    • Must be a member in good standing in a congregation of the Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or the Evangelical Lutheran Synod

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, nationally ranked Christian college in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that serves 1,200 traditional undergraduate, adult, and graduate students through its on-campus and online programming. The college, which prepares students for lives of Christian leadership, is recognized for its academic excellence and superior student experience. Caring, Christian faculty work directly with students, who benefit from numerous research, service, and co-curricular opportunities designed to enhance academic and spiritual growth.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS candidate 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, resume, and three letters of recommendation to the Office of the Provost, in care of WLC, 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 begin immediately, and continue until a Divine Call has been issued as well as accepted and the candidate begins the call with the college.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: NURSING

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: School of Nursing Faculty Member (full or part time)

    The School of Nursing at Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for a faculty position beginning either January 1, 2021, or July 1, 2021. 

    Responsibilities may include didactic instruction, assisting in the lab with teaching health assessment techniques and nursing skills, and oversight of clinical experiences at off-site healthcare facilities in southeastern Wisconsin.

    A master's degree in nursing is required; candidates with a PhD or DNP are preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and must demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching. Interpersonal skills are required to provide academic advising to potential and declared major students. 

    This is a called faculty position. 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.

    Candidates should send a cover letter discussing background, qualifications, 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. Sheryl Scott, Director and Chair, School of Nursing (sheryl.scott@wlc.edu).

    This Call for Nominations will remain active until a call is extended and accepted.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: THEOLOGY

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Theology Faculty Member (full time)

    Wisconsin Lutheran College, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is seeking candidates to teach in its department of Theology as a generalist, with preference to candidates with interest and ability to teach in the areas of Old Testament, Christianity and culture, and world religion.

    The call would be effective for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning on July 1, 2021. Potential candidates should:

    • Possess or have the desire to pursue a terminal doctoral degree applicable to the role
    • Ability to teach theology to cradle Lutherans, Christians of another denomination, students of another religion, and students with no religious background
    • Aptitude to teach in a classroom setting
    • Ability to work with synodical schools
    • Must be a pastor in good standing in the Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or the Evangelical Lutheran Synod
    • Demonstrate commitment to the synthesis of faith and learning, pedagogical excellence, scholarly engagement, and collegiality

    Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent, nationally ranked Christian college in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that serves 1,200 traditional undergraduate, adult, and graduate students through its on-campus and online programming. The college, which prepares students for lives of Christian leadership, is recognized for its academic excellence and superior student experience. Caring, Christian faculty work directly with students, who benefit from numerous research, service, and co-curricular opportunities designed to enhance academic and spiritual growth.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS pastor 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, resume, and three letters of recommendation to the Office of the Provost, in care of WLC, 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 begin immediately, and continue until a Divine Call has been issued as well as accepted and the candidate begins the call with the college.