Montreat College seeks an assistant professor in the fields of outdoor education and adventure leadership. This is a full-time position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidate will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses in outdoor education and adventure leadership and participating in continuous improvement of the curriculum. Additional responsibilities include advising students, participating on faculty committees, and other duties as described in the Faculty Handbook.
The ideal candidate will have a vision for the future of Christian outdoor and adventure leadership, training and/or experience as facilitator and educator, and a set of outdoor/backcountry skills. Experience in the management of an outdoor-related industry is preferred. The successful candidate will affirm and support the Mission, Vision, and Statement of Faith of Montreat College as found here: https://www.montreat.edu/about/mission/
The successful candidate will also demonstrate support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and the discipline into the coursework in a compelling, thoughtful manner.
Teaching excellence and a willingness to serve the broader college community through service and committee work are also expected.
An earned doctorate in outdoor education or leadership, or closely related field, is preferred, master’s degree required. Teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Application Requirements/How to Apply:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates are requested to send the following materials:
1) Completed application
2) Letter of Application
3) Curriculum Vitae, including training and experience in the outdoor field.
4) Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
5) Statement of Faith
6) Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
7) List of Three References with Contact Information
Send materials by email to:
Dr. Gregory Kerr
Vice President for Academic Affairs
c/o Outdoor Education and Leadership Search Committee
About Montreat College:
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Additional locations in Asheville, Charlotte, and Morganton supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.