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Madonna University is an equal opportunity employer.
Madonna University is a Franciscan, Catholic co-educational liberal arts university located in Livonia, Michigan, between Detroit and Ann Arbor. The growing student body of over 4,500 is an exciting and diverse mix of traditional and non-traditional commuter students representing all ages and ethnicities of Southeastern Michigan. Teaching is of primary importance. Faculty members actively participate in University governance and academic affairs. The hospice and palliative studies department of the College of Nursing and Health houses bachelor's, master's degree programs and certificate offerings online and on campus.
Full-time faculty member responsible for course development, didactic lecture, teaching, student field placements, and student advising. Other: Assist the Chairperson in administrative functions, and function in the absence of the Chairperson. Develop expertise in online teaching and learning, and assist in conversion of existing courses onto Blackboard forum. Scholarship and service expectations commensurate with expected rank.
1. Earned doctorate from an accredited graduate school with concentration in the appropriate subject area related to Hospice and Palliative Studies.
2. Provide evidence of successful teaching and/or related experience.
3. Direct-care hospice and palliative care experience preferred.
4. Provide evidence of involvement in professional development.
5. Strong interpersonal relationship skills required.
6. Indicate a commitment to community service.
7. Administrative/organizational skills required.
The successful candidate will articulate a commitment to the University’s mission, the character and goals of a liberal arts university with a Christian perspective, the values of the hospice profession, diversity, social justice, and will offer a vision for the hospice and palliative studies curriculum reflecting needs of persons in today’s global society.
Rank and Salary
Rank is at the level of the applicant’s experience and qualifications. Salary commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Free and close parking.
Deadline to Submit Application
Until position is filled
Review of Application will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Kelly Rhoades, PhD
Chair, Hospice and Palliative Studies Department
College of Nursing and Health
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia Michigan 48150
Triangle Region, NC
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Manager will be responsible for the oversight of chapter development and sustainability, conference planning, program delivery, quality control, and evaluation. In this newly established role, the Program Manager will manage approximately five central volunteers and cultivate new volunteers to support chapter development. This position will be critical to National Students of AMF’s nationwide expansion over the next five years, and we anticipate that there will be significant professional growth potential within this position over that time period as well.
This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with team management experience to grow and further develop a proven program. The successful candidate will lead programs, partner with the Executive Director, and work collaboratively with student leaders and volunteers. Specific requirements include:
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree
• Background in counseling, psychology, sociology, or other related field, preferred
• Minimum 1 year of professional work experience
• Proficient in Microsoft office suite; experience using social media as an effective communication tool
• Project management experience preferred
• Experience having worked to motivate and inspire volunteer work groups
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail
• Passion and professional interest in grief, bereavement support, nonprofits, and/or mental health
• Personal qualities of integrity and credibility
Updated May 14, 2013