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Immediate Opening:  Visiting Professor, Counseling and Art Therapy Department


Posted November 29, 2016


Summary
Ursuline College is seeking a full-time, visiting faculty member to assume teaching and advising responsibilities in its graduate Counseling and Art Therapy Program beginning January 10, 2017 through June 15, 2017.   The program is committed to providing education and training in clinical mental health counseling and art therapy.

Responsibilities
•    Teaching graduate level counseling courses
•    Advising students and participating in prospective student interviews
•    Participating in department and college meetings and committees as appropriate
•    Assisting with departmental responsibilities such as accreditation processes, curriculum and program development, practicum and internship, thesis, and fulfilling other duties as assigned

Qualifications
•    Doctorate in Counselor Education preferably from a CACREP accredited program. (If doctorate is in a related field, a minimum of one full academic year as a faculty member in a counselor education program completed before July 1, 2013.)
•    Licensed PCC, preferably with supervisory status
•    Active participation in state, national, and local professional organizations
•    Evidence of continuing scholarly work
•    Competence in teaching

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, flexibility, mature judgment, and a commitment to teaching in a collaborative, inclusive and values-based environment with a focus on promoting individual student success.

How to Apply
For full consideration, interested applicants should submit a curriculum vita, official copies of all university transcripts, three letters of professional reference and a letter of application that includes the applicant’s philosophy of teaching.  Applications may be submitted to Dr. James Connell, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies via Jo Mann at jmann@ursuline.edu.  

Gail Rule-Hoffman, Program Director, may be contacted at 440-646-8138 or grulehoffman@ursuline.edu with questions regarding the position.

Application reviews and interviews will start immediately.       

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Faculty Diversity Fellowship



Posted November 4, 2016

Summary:

Ursuline College is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty members.  With this in mind, Ursuline College invites applications for teaching fellows from those who will contribute to the cultural climate of Ursuline College by increasing its racial and ethnic diversity and enhancing the educational benefits of diversity.  Ursuline College will offer either a semester or year-long fellowship to a doctoral candidate (or post-doc) who would teach one course per semester in her or his discipline at the undergraduate level for the semester to begin January 17, 2017 or August 23, 2017.

This Fellowship is supported by a grant from the Key Bank Foundation. 

The fellowship recipient will be paired with an expert faculty member for coaching and mentorship.  Additionally, the Ursuline Diversity Fellow will be granted time, office space and resources to conduct research and write for publication.  Funds will be allotted for professional development and travel to conferences. 

About Ursuline College:

Ursuline College helps students to achieve their educational and career goals by emphasizing the whole person and providing personalized attention within a liberal arts higher educational environment.  The primary focus of Ursuline College is on the academic preparation of students through an emphasis on excellence in teaching and on scholarship that supports teaching.  The College seeks faculty members who are professionally competent, who are committed to developing a learning community, and who can contribute to its distinctively Ursuline character.  As a corollary of our emphasis on shared responsibility, the College seeks to foster a climate of collegiality in which all members have opportunity to influence and to participate in decision-making.

We serve students who reflect a wide range of ages, races, ethnic origins, religions and economic, social and academic backgrounds. We make a special effort to assess and meet the needs of our diverse student body by providing flexible scheduling and a variety of approaches to learning.  Ursuline College also serves the local community by offering programs and facilities for social, cultural, and spiritual enrichment.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Ursuline College teaching fellow will be to teach one course each semester in her or his discipline at the undergraduate level and other duties as assigned.  Ursuline College also invites the fellowship recipient to present a campus colloquium on a topic of his or her choice.

Qualifications and Compensation:

Applications are invited in all disciplines.  The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D., be engaged in post-doctoral study or completing doctoral coursework (for example, ABD).   Fellowship recipients must be either U.S. citizens or permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of Ursuline College.  

Ursuline College will offer a fellowship stipend of $12,000 per year ($6,000 per semester), support for professional development at $2,500.00 per year ($1,250 per semester), a residence hall room, and administrative support. 

How to apply:

By Monday, December 1, 2016, the applicant should submit a complete curriculum vitae, transcripts, a 500 word teaching statement or teaching philosophy and two letters of recommendation (one of which must come from doctoral advisor) to: 

Ursuline College
Faculty Diversity Fellowship
c/o Kathleen Allen
2550 Lander Road
Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124 

OR via e-mail at: kallen@ursuline.edu

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Faculty/Director of Field Education, Social Work

Posted November 3, 2016

Summary
Seeking a full-time faculty member to assume teaching, advising and field education responsibilities in its undergraduate Social Work Program beginning January 10, 2017.  The Mission of the Social Work Program is to prepare competent, effective, and entry-level generalist social work professionals to work with diverse populations, and those who are at-risk of oppression, especially women, and to advance social, economic and environmental justice through leadership.  The Social Work Program emphasizes a strengths-based approach which promotes a reflective stance for life-long professional development.  The legacy of the Ursuline Sisters, the core values of Ursuline College and the principles of Catholic social teaching support and direct the work of the Social Work Program.

Responsibilities

Teaching undergraduate level Social Work courses both face-to-face and online; Advising students and participating in prospective student interviews; Participating in college committee work; Assisting with departmental responsibilities such as accreditation processes, curriculum and program development; Being involved with student organization; and fulfilling other duties as assigned.  As the Director of Field Education, the faculty member will be responsible for the administration of the field education component of the Social Work Program in accordance with standards set by CSWE.  General responsibilities of this position include:

•    Promote and maintain collaborative partnerships between social service agencies and the Ursuline College Social Work Program (UCSWP)
•    Assess student readiness for field placement and complete admissions process upon completion of SW 302 Generalist Practice
•    Assist students in both the face-to-face program and the online program to secure field placements and appropriate field supervision
•    Conduct agency site visits to monitor student performance in the field and to develop new placement sites
•    Organize and conduct trainings for field instructors working with the students
•    Develop program policies and procedures for field education
•    Provide professional advising to students concerning field education and professional development

Qualifications
•    Doctorate preferred (Ph.D. or D.S.W. in Social Work)
•    Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program and State of Ohio Licensure: LISW-S
•    Three to five years post-master’s degree practice experience in diverse fields of practice
•    Experience with online teaching and ability to work with a variety of online formats.
•    Active participation in state, national, and local professional organizations
•    Evidence of continuing scholarly work
•    Competence in teaching
•    Administrative skills
•    Experience in policy practice and professional development

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, flexibility, mature judgment, and demonstrated success working in a multicultural community.  A commitment to the mission of the College as a Catholic, women-focused institution of higher learning is essential, as well as teaching in a collaborative-based environment with a focus on promoting individual student success.

How to Apply
For full consideration, interested applicants should submit a curriculum vita, official copies of all university transcripts, three letters of professional reference and a letter of application that includes the applicant’s philosophy of teaching.  Applications may be submitted to: Dr. James V. Connell, Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies via Jo Mann at jmann@ursuline.edu .

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Adjunct Faculty – Biology Department


Posted October 20, 2016


Summary
The Ursuline College Department of Biology invites applications for multiple adjunct positions in the areas of: human anatomy and physiology, clinical microbiology, and genomics for undergraduate non-science majors.  Applications will be considered for future positions.

For Spring 2017

Clinical Microbiology and Laboratory, classroom and laboratory teaching beginning January 17, 2017 through May 13, 2017.
Lecture: Monday and Wednesday, 10:00am-11:15am and/or 2 Lab sections:   Sec 01 Wednesday 11:30am-1:10pm and/or Sec 02 Wednesday 1:30pm-3:10pm.

Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include an Master’s or above in a field related to prospective teaching responsibilities; previous college-level teaching experience and/or clinical experience preferred; excellent communication skills; the ability to work in an inclusive setting; and commitment to the mission of the College as a Catholic institution of higher learning is essential. 

How to Apply
Submit letter, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three current professional references to Paula Fruehling, Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts and Sciences, Ursuline College, 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, OH 44124. Application materials may be submitted via email to pfruehling@ursuline.edu.  Review of resumes will continue until positions are filled.

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Adjunct Faculty – Undergraduate Business Department


Posted October 6, 2016

Summary
The Ursuline College Undergraduate Business Department invites applicants for adjunct positions in the areas of: Business Policy/Management; Information Technologies/Computer Science/Management Information Systems; and Marketing.   Positions are available for Spring Semester 2017.

Qualifications
Minimum:  Master’s Degree in Business, Marketing or Information Technology (IT)/Computer Science (CS)/Management Information Systems (MIS).  Excellent communication skills; the ability to work in an inclusive environment; and commitment to the mission of Ursuline College, a Catholic institution of higher learning.  Preferred:  Previous college level teaching experience.

How to Apply
Submit letter, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three current professional references to Anthony Cafarelli, Ph.D. at    tcafarelli@ursuline.edu.  440-646-8134 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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