Native American Studies Faculty

  • 13466 West Trepania Road, Hayward, WI, USA
  • Feb 03, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

Full-time - 38 Weeks per Year

Salary dependent on qualifications

Application Deadline February 17, 2021

Start as soon as possible

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the marketing of programs; recruits students; coordinates the activities of program advisory committees; makes presentations to outside contacts.
  • Participates in the development, planning, recommendation, implementation, and administration of goals and objectives; collaborates with the Dean of Academic Affairs and Academic Department to develop and recommend new or modified courses and programs; and supports all instructional initiatives of the College.
  • Participates in monitoring and coordinating the development and visibility of instructional courses and programs and ensures that program courses reflect current practices and comply with policies, procedures, goals, and outcomes.
  • Plans and teaches courses that fulfill the current curriculum goals and outcomes.
  • Remains current with subject matter and instructional methodology.
  • Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure student performance in achieving course goals and outcomes.
  • Communicates progress in the course to students in a timely manner.
  • Provides timely documentation of information such as (but not limited to) attendance, mid-term and semester grades, course assessment, and course syllabi, as designated by the Academic Administration and in accordance with established College policies and procedures.
  • Counsels and advises students and participates in the student grievance process.
  • Develops and serves on committees and task forces; attends regularly scheduled meetings; researches and develops recommendations related to the operation of the program. 
  • Works with Dean of Academic Affairs to schedule classes to meet student needs at all locations/times/formats.
  • Assists with cultural activities.
  • Represents the College as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in area of instruction,
  • or bachelor’s degree in area of instruction and tested experience as certified by authorized tribal expert in content area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Principles and practices of program management.
  • Principles of supervision regarding team building and support.
  • Computer technology/applications.
  • Curriculum and subject matter related to the program.
  • Methods and techniques of instructional program, curriculum development, evaluation, and instructional delivery systems.
  • Methods and techniques of student advisement.
  • Organizational and management practices.
  • Principles and practices of college-level instructional support of faculty teams.
  • Methods of techniques of program marketing and publicity.
  • Experience in teaching in post-secondary setting.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with diverse populations.

Work Environment:

  • Office, classroom, and campus facilities environment.
  • Will require travel to Outreach Sites and external meetings.

Reports to Dean of Academic Affairs.

Application Process: 

Please submit either hard or electronic copy of a cover letter, an updated resume, unofficial transcripts, and a completed LCO Ojibwe College job application (available online at www.lco.edu/hr) to the address directly below. All materials should be submitted in a single packet. Only applications containing all the items noted above, fully completed, will be considered.

Hand delivered application packages will be accepted at the College until 4:30 pm on the deadline date; mailed applications must be received by the deadline date, and emailed application packages must be received by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.

 Human Resources

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

13466 W Trepania Road

Hayward, WI 54843

Phone: 715-634-4790

Fax: 715-634-5049

Email – hr@lco.edu

All materials submitted will become property of the College and will be retained for six (6) months from the application deadline.

 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College encourages applications from all peoples and sources; however, we follow an Indian preference policy when hiring.

“The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.”