Job Search: Associate Director, Religious Studies – University of Minnesota

Associate Director – Religious Studies Program
Institute for Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts

Application due March 1, 2024

The Religious Studies Program at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications for the position of Education Program Specialist 2 (Job Code 9745S2). This position has the working title Associate Director, with responsibilities for teaching, research, curriculum, and instruction as well as program administration and coordination. This is a 100%-time, 12-Month, annually renewable position subject to the University’s policies for Academic Professional and Administrative Employees (P&A). The Religious Studies Program is affiliated with the Institute for Global Studies (IGS) in the College of Liberal Arts.

The Associate Director works with the Director of Religious Studies to support the programs in Religious Studies and Islamic Studies. Responsibilities include serving as director of undergraduate studies and lead instructor; maintaining an active research agenda in Religious Studies or a related field; providing curriculum management and delivery; undergraduate advising and programming; student recruitment and retention; scholarships/fellowships and internships; instructional hiring and orientation; faculty development; internal and external fundraising; budgeting; and liaising with the IGS Administrative Hub and the College of Liberal Arts on administrative and operational functions.

The priority deadline for application materials is March 1, 2024. To review the complete position announcement, including duties and responsibilities of the position, required and preferred qualifications, and application instructions, please visit hr.umn.edu/Jobs/Find-Job (Posting # 359548). The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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