The Texas District of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, Austin, Texas, seeks applicants for the position of director of development for Texas Partners in Mission.
Qualifications: an active member in good standing of a congregation of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod; a minimum of a bachelor’s degree; minimum of four years experience in development/fund raising, public relations or marketing; the ability to raise $300,000 the first year with agreed increase each following year; familiar with capital campaigns, capable public speaker, above-average communication skills; self-starter; a person of prayer and spiritual maturity; team player; ability to set goals and strategies for achievement of same; willing to travel extensively. Knowledge of the mission of the Texas District is beneficial but not mandatory. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.
By June 30, send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to President James Linderman, Texas District of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, 7900 E. Highway 290, Austin, TX 78724.
Concordia College, Bronxville, N.Y., seeks applications and nominations for the position of provost. The provost reports to the president. As a champion of the college’s mission, the provost promotes academic excellence and the achievement of academic goals through collaborative planning, development, assessment, and maintenance of quality academic programs. The provost works to attract and retain qualified and committed faculty, commits to the professional growth and development of faculty, strives to create a learning environment of active faculty and staff engagement with students, and plays a critical role in developing and implementing innovative programs, including the expansion of the college’s charter to include selective graduate programs. As a member of the President’s Council, the provost supervises and provides leadership to the academic dean, assistant deans, dean of students, dean of IT, dean of Continuing and Adult Education, the registrar, and the library director, as well as other academic support departments. The provost will also, in consultation with the president, serve in the president’s stead to manage the day-to-day operations of the college, represent the college at public and church settings, and keep the campus community informed and engaged. Anticipated start date for this position is August 2006.
Candidates must hold an earned doctorate from an accredited institution, must possess a demonstrated record of academic scholarship, must have excellent communication skills, and must have a proven record of administrative leadership in higher education. Candidates must be an active member of a congregation of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and a strong promoter of the mission of Concordia College-New York. For interested individuals, submit letter of application and resume or curriculum vitae with three references to Jeanette Herbrich, Concordia College, 171 White Plains Road, Bronxville, NY 10708; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concordia College-New York does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, nation or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. However, Concordia College-New York is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion.
Posted June 5, 2006