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Wisconsin Lutheran College is a four-year, independent, Christian liberal arts 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 also involves the spiritual development of our students. Because of this spiritual dimension, a Wisconsin Lutheran 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, the College (under the auspices of the praesidium of the Southeastern Wisconsin District of the WELS) forwards a "call" document to the selected individual.


    FULL-TIME STAFF POSITION: Executive Director of Marketing and Communication

    SUMMARY: This full-time role is responsible for advancing the Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) brand, market share, public awareness, and support through both development and execution of an integrated marketing and communication plan. This is accomplished by experienced use of market research, planning, and on-going assessment to efficiently lead, prioritize, and direct WLC's marketing, PR, and communication efforts and staff. Primary internal clients are WLC's enrollment and development departments. Also, provides marketing support and expertise to WLC leadership team efforts to highlight WLC's uniquely excellent value proposition.

    REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor degree in business marketing, or directly related field required. Master's degree in related discipline preferred. Ten years of progressively responsible and successful marketing/communication work experience required. Higher education and/or consumer product marketing experience is a definite plus. Proven expertise in principles and application of marketing, communications, and public relations, with proficiency in leveraging social media. Demonstrated success in marketing team and project leadership on plan. Proven excellence in listening, communication, and public speaking skills across multiple levels of constituents. Must have passion for the distinctive value and outcomes from a Christian college learning community's excellence and care. Must have both the ability and desire to perform duties in a manner consistent with and which promote and model WLC's Code of Christian Conduct and the WLC mission and ministry.

    HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to Steve Schroeder ( by September 18, 2017


    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.