Assistant Professor of Outdoor Education and Leadership

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Montreat, NC
United States

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Join the faculty at a small Christian College in Western NC, just outside of Asheville.  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:

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.

Education/Experience:  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.

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Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates are requested to send the following materials:

1) Letter of Application

2) Curriculum Vitae, including training and experience in the outdoor field.

3) Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work

4) Statement of Faith

5) Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education

6) List of Three References with Contact Information

Send materials by email to:

Dr. Gregory Kerr

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Montreat College

c/o Outdoor Education and Leadership Search Committee