Faculty Positions

Athletic Training Program Director

Graceland University has an opening for a faculty position, and Athletic Training Program Director. The position is a full-time, nine-month faculty position, with an academic assignment primarily connected to the CAATE-accredited undergraduate athletic training major. Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching, advising students and service; possibility of establishing a master’s degree in athletic training. A master’s degree is required; doctorate preferred. Position begins August 2015. Submit letter of application, curriculum vita, and a list of at least three professional references with contact information to: Dr. Brian White, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140 or clasdean@graceland.edu. To guarantee full consideration, submit materials by May 20, 2015. EO/AA


Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Graceland University’s Division of Visual and Performing Arts seeks a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Art for fall 2015 and spring 2016. The ideal candidate will have a background in graphic design and be prepared to teach introduction to visual communications, computer graphics, and design principles, history of graphic design, and advanced courses in design systems and interactive design.  An M.F.A. and a sincere commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching, scholarship and service are required.

Graceland University, a private liberal arts institution situated in southern Iowa between Des Moines and Kansas City, values learning, wholeness and community and empowers persons for transformational service and leadership.  The Art Department seeks students and faculty who possess artistic and intellectual curiosity, an entrepreneurial and open minded spirit, critical thinking and problem solving skills, a strong work ethic and an appreciation for diversity.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, 20 examples each of personal and student work, and names and contact information of 3 references to: Dr. Brian White, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA 50140. Electronic submissions are encouraged.  Please send to clasdean@graceland.edu  Review of materials begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Graceland University, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the Human Resources Office.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.