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Working at Grace Christian University

Thank you for your interest in working at Grace Christian University. Our mission is to graduate courageous ambassadors for Christ who make an eternal impact wherever they go. The Grace community is comprised of faculty and staff dedicated to this goal.

FACULTY/AFFILIATE POSITIONS

On-Campus Faculty Opportunity – Mathematics (Adjunct)

Grace Christian University is seeking an adjunct Mathematics faculty member with student-centered teaching experience to join the School of Arts and Sciences. If you love God, students, math, and would appreciate the opportunity to teach one or two classes during the semester, don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Candidate qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in Mathematics or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Grace Christian University’s mission, core values, vision, and statement of faith

For consideration, please send:

to Dr. Pamela Sherstad at psherstad@gracechristian.edu and Talent Management at talentmanagement@gracechristian.edu

On-Campus/Online Faculty Opportunity – Criminal Justice (Adjunct)

Grace Christian University seeks Adjunct Professors of Criminal Justice to teach on campus or  online beginning August 2024. Grace is looking for a candidate with teaching and law enforcement experience, and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice. This is an opportunity to teach criminal justice courses through a biblical worldview in face-to-face or online modalities and work with an amazing team.

 

Candidate qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in Criminal Justice or closely related field
  • Ability to teach introductory criminal justice courses
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
  • Curriculum development and assessment experience
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Grace Christian University’s mission, core values, vision, and statement of faith

For consideration, please send:

to Dr. Scott Shaw at sshaw@gracechristian.edu and Talent Management at talentmanagement@gracechristian.edu

On-Campus/Online Faculty Opportunity – Psychology (Adjunct)

Grace Christian University seeks Adjunct Professors of Psychology to teach on campus, online, and in our dual-enrollment program at partner high schools beginning August 2024.

Grace is looking for a candidate with teaching experience and a master’s degree in Psychology or Counseling. This is an opportunity to teach Psychology through a biblical worldview in face-to-face and online modalities and work with an amazing team.

 

Candidate qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in Psychology, Human Services, Counseling, or closely related field
  • Ability to teach introductory psychology courses
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
  • Curriculum development and assessment experience
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Grace Christian University’s mission, core values, vision, and statement of faith

For consideration, please send:

to Dr. Scott Shaw at sshaw@gracechristian.edu and Talent Management at talentmanagement@gracechristian.edu

Business Faculty (On-Campus adjunct)

Grace Christian University seeks an Adjunct Professor of Business to teach on campus and in our dual-enrollment program at partner high schools beginning January 2024.

Grace is looking for a candidate with Business and teaching experience. This is an opportunity to teach Business through a biblical worldview in face-to-face and online modalities and work with an amazing team.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in Business or closely related field
  • Ability to teach introductory Accounting, Finance, and Management courses
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching and student-centered learning
  • Curriculum development and assessment experience
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Grace Christian University’s mission, core values, vision, and statement of faith

For consideration, please send:

to Dr. Scott Shaw at sshaw@gracechristian.edu and Talent Management and copy at talentmanagement@gracechristian.edu.

Communication (Bilingual Adjunct)

Grace Christian University is seeking a bilingual adjunct Communication faculty member who has experience teaching online in an accelerated format.

Candidate qualifications include:

  • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution with a major in Communication
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of and commitment to Grace Christian University’s mission, core values, vision, and statement of faith
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and teach in both English and Spanish

Expectations:

  • Successfully complete Potential Faculty Orientation and be approved for Online teaching
  • Adhere to all expectations of Grace Christian University for Online Faculty, including student interaction, grading, and online presence

For consideration, please send:

For consideration, please send your resume to Joseph Ocasio at jocasio@gracechristian.edu 

STAFF POSITIONS

Assistant Director of MAINTENANCE

Reports to: Director of Maintenance

Department: Student Affairs and Operations

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Salary: Commensurate with degree and experience

 

Summary

Under the general direction of the Director of Maintenance, the Assistant Director of Maintenance accomplishes a wide variety of tasks and projects in support of the facilities, housekeeping, and operations on campus. The position involves many types of technical maintenance, operation, and repair of campus buildings, ground, and equipment while implementing strategic plans to further improve the effectiveness of the maintenance operations. The Assistant Director of Maintenance includes both the leadership and supervision of the student employee team to complete all facilities maintenance, to provide a safe and well-maintained campus for all faculty, staff, students, and guests.

Essential Duties

  • Timely response to service requests and daily tasks while updating, maintaining, and providing reports through service requests  and other workflow management and tracking systems
  • Timely communication, completion, coordination, and scheduling of work orders and service requests that keep buildings and grounds running smoothly and ready for use
  • Leads and works with student employee teams to complete various types of preventative repairs, maintenance projects, general technology use, and grounds care
  • Responsible for involvement in hiring, training,  teaching, and supervising student employees with a focus on their learning objectives
  • Utilize progressive administration and organizational skills dealing with manuals, training material, record keeping, estimating, and expense tracking
  • Communicate effectively to gain knowledge of all campus activities that require maintenance assistance
  • Flexibility to serve and respond to impromptu needs and/or other responsibilities and functions as requested by peers and the Director of Maintenance

    Qualifications 

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Complete a 90-day evaluation of specific skills and strengths 
    • Education/Experience – Formal education is preferred but not required. Four years of experience in building, or institutional housekeeping/custodial work
    • Must effectively demonstrate the skills and ability to teach those skills listed below to others
    • Cleaning and maintaining various flooring surfaces including applying finishes and carpet cleaning 
    • Proven record of cleaning and sanitizing washrooms, showers and locker rooms 
    • Cleaning and care of glass, wall surfaces, and window coverings 
    • Able to clean all building fixtures, surfaces, and furniture safely 
    • Adept at training and using chemicals in a safe manner 
    • Track record of finishing assigned tasks effectively within the limited time 
    • Foster outstanding customer service skills with student employees 
    • Demonstrate pursuit of knowledge and skills in the following areas:
    • Health and safety regulations and procedures 
    • HVAC and Controls
    • Plumbing and Drainage
    • Mechanical and Installations 
    • Structural and Building
    • Carpentry and Finishing
    • Electrical/ Lighting and Wiring Diagrams
    • Alarm and Monitoring Systems
    • Roofing- general repairs and maintenance 
    • Boilers- adjoining pumps, zone control valves, and controls
    • Landscape care- mowing, ornamental shrubs and flowers, repair, replacement, and improvements
    • Sports field maintenance, irrigation, aeration, and fertilization 
    • Mechanical and Equipment service and repair 
    • Snow removal and equipment operation
    • Computer Skills – 
      • Possess a working knowledge of computer applications
      • Ability to accurately and efficiently perform required technical tasks and learn new technology quickly
    • Communication Skills – 
    • Skilled to communicate in a manner that is courteous, respectful, and professional
    • Ability to use cultural intelligence to interact effectively with a culturally diverse population and a variety of stakeholders, students, alumni, administrative staff, etc.
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, void of jargon
    • Proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport with courtesy and tact; listening effectively and accurately to determine others’ needs; collecting necessary information; following through appropriately; and handling escalating situations with concern and confidence
    • Comprehensive Skills – 
      • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
      • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Decisiveness/Reasoning – 
      • Skilled in defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions, collaboratively with others to come to a reasonable resolution
      • Capable of approaching new ideas or challenges with a sense of possibility, openness, and positivity with highest consideration for organizational priority
    • Self-Sufficient/ Team Player –
      •  Must display the ability to be a team player, yet have the self-driven to work independently, take initiative, and perform with minimal supervision
      • Express genuine interest in the team’s well-being, and proactively model organizational customs, beliefs, and values
    • Physical Demands – 
      • Travel is required as needed for meetings and presentations for various events
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to type
      • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk and hear
      • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
      • The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
    • Acknowledge Jesus Christ as personal Lord and Savior and demonstrate personal maturity and godliness, growing in conformity to the image of Christ.
    • A genuine interest in the ongoing success of Grace Christian University and the support of the mission statement of “Graduating courageous ambassadors for Christ who make an eternal impact wherever they go”

    For consideration, please send your resume to Brian Sherstad at bsherstad@gracechristian.edu and Talent Management at talentmanagement@gracechristian.edu

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