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Philosophy Professor–Full time position
Christendom College announces the opening of a full-time faculty position in the Department of Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 15, 2023. PhD is preferred, though highly qualified applicants who are ABD will also be considered.
The applicant should be willing to teach the courses of Christendom’s core curriculum and required major courses in Philosophy. Our Faculty Handbook states, “In accordance with the mind and discipline of the Church for the formation of the young, Christendom College is committed to a Thomistic educational policy: programs of instruction in Philosophy and Sacred Theology shall be taught according to the spirit, method, and principles of the Common Doctor.” Area of specialization within the Thomistic tradition is open. The department especially welcomes candidates with a background in metaphysics. The Philosophy core, required of all students, consists in an ordered sequence of semester courses in Greek philosophy (including traditional logic); philosophy of human nature; ethics; metaphysics; medieval philosophy; and modern philosophy.
Located an hour and a half west of Washington, D.C., in the Shenandoah Valley, Christendom College is a small coeducational liberal arts institution dedicated to the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. As a positive expression of the specifically Catholic character of Christendom College and in accord with the desire of the Holy See as expressed in the Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae, members of the faculty annually make a public Profession of Faith and take the Oath of Fidelity.
Christendom College emphasizes teaching excellence in faculty hiring and advancement. Interested applicants should send 1) a cover letter, 2) a one to two page statement of teaching philosophy and research interests in light of the college’s mission and vision (which can be found here,) 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) three letters of recommendation, 5) a sample of scholarly writing of 30 pages or fewer, and 6) evaluations of undergraduate teaching (if available) to Dr. Mark Wunsch, Chair of Philosophy, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any other inquiries about the position may be sent to Dr. Wunsch at email@example.com.
In addition, official graduate transcripts must be sent to Greg Townsend, PhD, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Christendom College, 134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630
To be assured of consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2022 (COB). Please allow 3 business days for acknowledgement of emails. Requests for interviews will be sent early-mid January and in-person interviews will be conducted early-mid February, 2023.
A/V Tech Manager
Christendom College is looking for a motivated Audio/Video Tech Manager, whose skills combine the imaginative use of technology to solve A/V and IT challenges, along with the ability to communicate well with constituents who rely on what Tech Services delivers. The ideal candidate will appreciate the way modern technology serves Christendom’s distinct mission, have a patient and professional demeanor, be a great team-player, and can be counted on to take ownership of the tasks and responsibilities as laid out in the job description below. To apply, please go to the this link and register an account with our Applicant Tracking System. We offer a very competitive benefits package (to include a 403b retirement program, health insurance, paid time off, HSA, and more!), and the compensation is to be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
TITLE: A/V Tech Manager
DEPARTMENT: Technology Services
Classification (FLSA): Exempt, Salary*
REPORTS TO: Chief Technology Officer
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Audio/Visual Tech Manager (AVTM) coordinates and manages the following duties: providing a/v setups for major campus events as requested by academic and administrative department heads; providing technical support for faculty, staff and administration as needed; properly maintaining College A/V and other tech gear; providing general IT tech support to the campus community as a member of the Technology Services staff.
The AVTM manages student employees (assigned to A/V Tech duties) during each of the academic semesters and summer break. The AVTM is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training student workers, as well as creating and managing their work schedules.
CHIEF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain College A/V equipment, including regular inventory, cleaning and repair of sensitive equipment.
- Maintain all permanently installed A/V equipment, including Sound systems, radio stations, Carillon Tower, etc.
- Provide, maintain and support portable A/V items (Projectors, Screens, TVs, etc.) for use by Academic and Administrative personnel.
- Provide A/V and related gear to personnel for the performance of College work tasks.
- Record Major Guest Lecturers, Summer Institute Lecturers and Special Conference Lecturers for archival, academic & marketing purposes.
- Curate and make available other recorded assets for use by various departments as requested.
- Manage and train student employees assigned to the Tech Services department for A/V duties.
- Engage in ongoing Professional Development for Tech Services purposes.
- Assists in the preparation of the Annual Budget for departmental and related programs.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
The successful candidate for the AVTM position will:
- Demonstrate understanding of the use and maintenance needs of Audio/Visual and other Tech equipment, including practical knowledge of audio and video production and duplication, live A/V applications, etc.
- Demonstrate computer technology skills (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android) especially as they relate to conveying audio/video material to and from campus constituents.
- Have superior Customer Service skills, demonstrating abilities in actively listening to, assessing, and addressing the A/V and other Tech needs of campus constituents.
- Demonstrate the ability to understand written materials of a technical nature.
Display proficiency in identifying complex A/V and other Tech problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement appropriate solutions.
PHYSICAL / MENTAL / EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
- May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
- Work may involve occasional transport and setup of heavy objects (up to ~45lbs.).
- Must be able to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends, and be able to respond to off-hour requests from faculty and staff at short notice.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time for the needs of the College, but a discussion between the employee and supervisor will take place prior to the change.