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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.

    JOB OPENING: CAMPUS SAFETY AND SECURITY COORDINATOR

    Wisconsin Lutheran College's Office of Student Life is seeking a part-time Campus Safety and Security Coordinator who will be responsible for ensuring that WLC maintains a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus. Provides compliance support for all federal, state, and local mandates for which the institution is responsible. Maintains a conduit and is primary contact to and for all local law enforcement agencies. Reports to Vice President of Student Life.

    Wage: commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: open until filled

    Qualifications: associate or bachelor degree in criminal justice/law enforcement highly desirable. At least 5 years of law enforcement experience. Experience in a higher education setting preferred.

    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 OPENING: HEAD MEN'S VOLLEYBALL COACH

    Wisconsin Lutheran College's Department of Athletics is seeking a full-time Head Men's Volleyball Coach, who will be responsible for development of the entire men's intercollegiate volleyball program. This new program will begin play in the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Volleyball duties include, but are not limited to, coaching, recruiting qualified student athletes, fundraising, camps, developing schedules, budget management, developing community support for the program, and monitoring academic progress of student athletes. Candidate must be knowledgeable of applicable NCAA rules. Additional responsibilities include serving as Director of WLC's new Sports Performance Center.

    Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. College coaching experience preferred. Demonstration of successful high school coaching experience is acceptable. Candidates must have the ability to recruit. Excellent written and oral skills, knowledge of computer applications, organizational abilities, event planning and experience working with college age students. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends.

    Qualified applicants are required to submit a letter of application addressing the skills required for the position; resume; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of three references by email or mail to Edward Noon, Director of Athletics, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI,  53226 or edward.noon@wlc.edu.

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    JOB POSTING: HEAD WOMEN'S SOCCER COACH

    Wisconsin Lutheran College's Department of Athletics is seeking a full-time Head Women's Soccer Coach, who will be responsible for leading and continuing to develop the entire women's NCAA Division III intercollegiate soccer program.

    Duties include, but are not limited to, coaching, recruiting qualified student-athletes, fundraising, running camps, developing schedules, budget management, developing community support for the program, and monitoring academic progress of student athletes. Candidate must be knowledgeable of applicable NCAA rules. Additional responsibilities include management/oversight of WLC's Student-Athlete Advisor Committee (SAAC) and athletic concessions support. Other duties may be assigned as required by the Director of Athletics.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. College coaching experience preferred. Candidates must have the ability to recruit. Excellent written and oral skills, knowledge of computer applications, organizational abilities, event planning, and experience working with college-age students. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends.

    Qualified applicants are required to submit a letter of application addressing the skills required for the position; resume; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of three references by email or mail to Edward Noon, Director of Athletics, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226. or edward.noon@wlc.edu.

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    JOB POSTING: MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

    Wisconsin Lutheran College's Office of Development is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer who will be responsible for prospecting, cultivating, and procuring gifts for the College in the areas of planned giving, major gifts, and general philanthropic support of the College. Objectives are achieved through planning, developing relationships, and soliciting major and planned gifts which, first and foremost, takes into consideration the mission of WLC, the value proposition of WLC's quality Christian education, and the needs of the institution.

    Salary: commensurate with experience

    Application Deadline: open until filled

    Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of five years of experience in frontline/leadership positions in development operations or related sales experience. Preference given to candidates with experience in a private Christian college setting and/or Christian ministry environment.

    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: COMMUNICATION

    The Department of Communication at Wisconsin Lutheran College seeks candidates for a faculty position beginning Fall 2020. Teaching responsibilities include introductory through advanced communication courses. Teaching load is 12 credits consisting of three to four preparations per semester. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential.

    M.A. or Ph.D. in Communication or a related field is required. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and must demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching. A commitment to active scholarship, which may include student participation, is expected. 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.

    Please send a cover letter discussing background, 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 your pastor discussing personal qualities via email to the Search Committee Chair, jerralyn.moudry@wlc.edu. Review of nominees will continue until a divine call has been issued and accepted and the position is filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: COMPUTER SCIENCE

    At this time, WLC seeks to identify individuals who may be uniquely qualified to teach in Christian higher education within the field of Computer Science.  

    These individuals must:

    1. Be passionate in their vocation and have an interest in teaching within the context of Christian higher education.
    2. Hold an advanced degree, or be pursuing an advanced degree in their field.
    3. Be a member in good standing with a congregation in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) or Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) since teaching is considered a form of Public Ministry.

    Candidates must have excellent communication skills and must demonstrate the potential for outstanding mentorship and teaching undergraduate students. A commitment to active scholarship, which includes student participation, is expected. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also feel free to contact 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 has been filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY SERVICES

    At this time, WLC seeks to identify individuals who may be uniquely qualified to serve as its next Director of Library Services. The call would be effective for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on or before July 1, 2020. These individuals must have:

    • Proven oral and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and external partners with judgment and use of appropriate professionalism for each situation.

    • Excellent teaching skills to meet the academic goals and the essential learning outcomes of the College, especially in areas of information literacy and academic success.

    • Demonstrated knowledge of library databases, with knowledge of ExLibris Alma/Primo being a definite plus.

    • Strong ability to establish priorities, work independently as well as collaboratively, problem solve, accomplish objectives without supervision, and be a servant leader.

    • Exceptional service orientation, positive attitude, and joy through interpersonal relationship-building and customer service.

    • Must be able to perform duties in a manner consistent with WLC's Code of Christian Conduct and WLC's mission, ministry, and affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).

    A commitment to active scholarship, which includes student participation, is expected. Service on academic committees and in the church and community are essential. Three to five years of library experience is strongly desired with some experience at a higher education entity preferred.

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual using the brief nomination form. You may also feel free to contact 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 has been filled.

    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ENGLISH

    Wisconsin Lutheran College, affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is seeking candidates to teach in its department of English as a generalist, with preference to candidates who specialize in composition and American literature. The call would be effective for the 2020-2021 academic year beginning on July 1, 2020.

    Potential candidates:

    • should be ABD (with active path to defense) or have Ph.D. in hand

    • must be a member in good standing in a congregation affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Synod or the Evangelical Lutheran Synod

    • must demonstrate commitment to the synthesis of faith and learning, pedagogical excellence, scholarly engagement, and collegiality

    Please nominate a qualified WELS/ELS individual 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, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the Office of the Provost, in care of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 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 on November 1, 2019, and continue until a Divine Call has been issued as well as accepted and the candidate starts employment.