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Assistant Professor
Division: School of Religion
Department: Dean's Office
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: AM/PM
Job Details:
  • Job Summary: The Loma Linda University School of Religion Assistant Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses for the various programs throughout the university, as well as core classes in the M.S. in Chaplaincy program. In addition to teaching, there is also opportunity for service in the Relational Studies area of the School of Religion through administration and leadership. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Ph.D./Th.D. from an accredited institution in the area of either practical theology, psychology of religion, chaplaincy, behavioral health, or a closely related field preferred. Ph.D./Th.D. students (ABD) working to complete their dissertation will also be considered. Minimum two years clinical training and experience in areas such as pastoral care, chaplaincy, counseling, marriage and family education, and/or pastoral ministry required. Two years teaching experience at the college level preferred. Board certified chaplain (BCC), or pastoral counselor, therapist (e.g., LMFT, LPC, etc.) is preferred. Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church preferred. Understanding of organizational teamwork, ability and willingness to apply fundamental concepts to the LLU culture/system. Ability to speak clearly in person  and over the phone; ability to write clearly and concisely; ability to listen well and interact appropriately with other employees and outside agencies; ability to input data into computer; good eye-hand coordination. Excellent verbal and written skills in English. Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills. Cooperates harmoniously with other and shares information in a timely and appropriate manner. Demonstrates the ability to respond positively and quickly to changing circumstances. Acts decisively and takes effective action. Able to effectively communicate changes and instructions in a professional, effective and positive manner. Possess exceptional communication skills and pastoral experience. Ability to prioritize assignments; follow moderate  to complex instructions; ability to organize and quickly reorganize projects with minimal notice, work independently with minimal direct supervision; problem solve/reason; analyze data; explain and teach; attention to detail. Ability to multi-task. Resolve issues independently; manage projects from start to finish independently. Manage and supervise staff, assign work; ensure quality and completion of work being assigned. Able to speak and hear on the telephone and in person, good visual acuity to work for extended periods at a computer monitor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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