Associate Director, Religious Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts 

The Religious Studies Program at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications for the  position of Education Program Specialist 2 (Job Code 9745S2). This position has the working  title Associate Director, with responsibilities for teaching, research, curriculum, and instruction as  well as program administration and coordination. This is a 100%-time, 12-Month, annually renewable  position subject to the University’s policies for Academic Professional and Administrative Employees  (P&A). The Religious Studies Program is affiliated with the Institute for Global Studies (IGS) in the College of Liberal Arts.  

The Associate Director works with the Director of Religious Studies to support the programs in  Religious Studies and Islamic Studies. Responsibilities include serving as director of undergraduate  studies and lead instructor; maintaining an active research agenda in Religious Studies or a related  field; providing curriculum management and delivery; undergraduate advising and programming;  student recruitment and retention; scholarships/fellowships and internships; instructional hiring  and orientation; faculty development; internal and external fundraising; budgeting; and liaising with  the IGS Administrative Hub and the College of Liberal Arts on administrative and  operational functions.  

The priority deadline for application materials is March 1, 2024. To review the complete position  announcement, including duties and responsibilities of the position, required and preferred  qualifications, and application instructions, please visit and search for posting  # 359548.  

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. 

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