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Administrative Positions

Director of Student Health Services

Texas Lutheran University is seeking a Director of Student Health Services to lead a newly established full time health and wellness program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a visionary, creative, and team-oriented clinician with a holistic health and wellbeing focus and strong commitment to working closely with a highly diverse student community. The Director will provide direct healthcare services and clinical leadership for a health and wellness program dedicated to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students and serve as a resource for employee-related health services support for staff and faculty.

The Director reports to the Vice President and Dean of Student Life & Learning and has a responsibility for the strategic leadership management, and day-to-day operations and administration of student health services for a residential campus of approximately 1,300 students. The Director balances clinical and administrative duties, guides decisions regarding campus-wide prevention and wellness initiatives, and ensures that all clinical management guidelines, protocols, and practices reflect and are consistent with current standards and evidence-based research.

Position requirements include: 

  • Master’s degree or doctorate and completion of training as a physician assistant or related degree. 
  • Current licensure or license-eligibility in Texas within 60 days of start date and current, active certification as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner. 
  • Minimum of three years of leadership and relevant professional experience in health care services and administration. Preference will be given to candidates with supervisory and management experience including design, development, and direction of health-related programs and services, responsibility for quality of health care practice and outreach, fiscal management, budget development and contractor/vendor relationships.
  • Knowledge of local and national issues, trends, and best practice standards in primary health/urgent care, college health, managed care, as well as relevant federal, state and local laws. 
  • Ability to multitask, triage health problems, and respond effectively to medical emergencies. 
  • Ability to triage mental health, alcohol, and other drug issues and work closely with colleagues in the Counseling and Disability Services to provide comprehensive health care support to TLU students. 
  • Understanding and appreciation for the values of church-related residential liberal arts colleges. 
  • Knowledge of or experience in supporting a diverse student community, including race, gender, and LGBTQ+ identities, combined with an affinity for working closely with students. This includes knowledge of or experience in sexual health for all identities. 
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills are essential. 
  • This is a full-time, 12-month position. After hours, weekend consultation, and emergency response as needed.

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience with adolescent and young adult/college aged patients, preferably in a college health setting, is strongly preferred but not required. 
  • Knowledgeable in infectious diseases. 
  • Telemedicine/telehealth experience.

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources 

Texas Lutheran University 

1000 W. Court Street 

Seguin, TX 78155 

Fax: (830) 372-6409 

E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Campus Pastor

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution and accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), invites applications for the Campus Pastor position to begin summer 2020.

This position will provide leadership for TLU’s stated mission of being a community of faith and a community of learning. The community, by definition, involves the whole campus (students, faculty, and staff) and the whole person (spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical). This position will provide spiritual and educational leadership through planning and directing programs and activities related to ministry and the promotion of the University’s mission and identity.

Position Requirements:

  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or related seminary degree. 
  • An ordained Minister of Word and Sacrament in good standing and rostered with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). 
  • Minimum three to five years of ministry experience. 
  • Serve as a visionary leader in assessing spiritual needs of Texas Lutheran University and formulating strategic goals and plans for program advancement. 
  • Act as a steward of the University values, vision, and mission, as articulated through the institutional strategic plan and Rooted and Open: The Common Calling of Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. 
  • Considerable independent judgement is required to work independently and make decisions based on precedent and university policy. 
  • Clear understanding of ministry in a college setting. Specifically, understanding the needs of current Generation Z students. 
  • Familiarity with the traditions and values of Lutheran higher education. 
  • Familiarity with Hispanic Serving Institutions that serve a growing Hispanic and African American populations. 
  • Ability to work in a community of diverse denominations and faith; be culturally agile and dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and orally. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, both for own work and for the extensive Campus Ministry Program. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills valued. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively, collaboratively, and energetically; and maintain a high level of confidentiality.

For more information regarding the position, please click here.

Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African American presence as well. Candidates who have professional skills, experience, and/or the willingness to engage in spiritual and educational leadership, collaborative partnerships, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. Salary is competitive with excellent benefits. For more information, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.  For consideration, interested applicants should submit the following: 

  • A TLU application
  • Cover letter with resume or curriculum vitae 
  • Copy of a delivered sermon including the context and audience (written, audio, or video) 
  • One-page professional philosophy /approach to the applicant’s vocation to serve as a Campus Pastor at Texas Lutheran University.

Please submit application materials to:

Human Resources 

Texas Lutheran University 

1000 W. Court Street 

Seguin, Texas 78155 

E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu 

Fax: (830) 372-6409

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Career Development Program Coordinator

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for the position of Career Development Program Coordinator. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning. The Career Development Program Coordinator works as part of a team to engage campus and community partners to provide vocational and experiential education opportunities.

Position requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Minimum two years’ full time experience or two years’ part time or graduate assistantship experience working in Student Affairs, specifically with Career Development 
  • Familiarity with software and technology for use in career development 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and effectively interacting with diverse constituencies 
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally, socially, and economically diverse community population with skills in communicating across cultures 
  • Knowledge of current federal/state laws, regulations, and codes that affect career development policies 
  • Familiar with Academic Advising principles and practices 
  • Demonstrated expertise in program development, marketing, and assessment 
  • Demonstrated expertise in presentation and public relation skills 
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated expertise in the employment of social networking tools related to career development and networking 
  • Knowledge of the career process and employment trends 
  • Participation in professional and community groups 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multicultural and multilingual populations 
  • Familiar with Hispanic Serving Institutions and their mission 
  • A strong understanding of and appreciation for the mission of church-related higher education, especially in the Lutheran tradition

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at http://www.tlu.edu . Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above; a completed TLU application found on our website, a resume; and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources 

Texas Lutheran University 

1000 W. Court Street 

Seguin, TX 78155 

Fax: (830) 372-6409 or E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Area Coordinator

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for an Area Coordinator. This is a twelve (12) month Residence Life position. Under the responsibility of the Director of Residence Life, the Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of a residential area on campus ranging from one-ten (1-10) buildings housing 170-300 total residents. The Area Coordinator is a professional staff member who provides support and leadership to residential students. The Area Coordinator position supervises staff, mentors residents, manages day-to-day operations for buildings, performs administrative tasks, serves on-call, assists with emergency response efforts, and coordinates over selected Learning Living Communities (LLC). Area Coordinators have additional opportunities for involvement in the department and University, and is encouraged to belong and contribute to professional associations. The Residence Life Department financially supports professional activities when able.

Residence Life and Housing Responsibilities:

  • Supervising up to 9 total resident assistants, including one senior resident assistant
  • Overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the programming model for designated area
  • Enforcing the Student Code of Conduct by serving as a hearing officer for designated area students referred for policy violations, and serving on University Disciplinary Panel/Title IX Panel
  • Participates in residence life on-call rotation and serves as primary contact for emergencies
  • Participating in the selection and training of paraprofessional staff
  • Organize and facilitate one departmental collateral per academic year (such as RA Training, RA Selection, Housing Selection, etc.)
  • Organize and facilitate one departmental collateral per summer term (such as Summer Programs, Summer Housing, RA Training, etc.)
  • Organize and facilitate, with resident assistant staff, one campus wide event (based on area designation)
  • Facilitating housing assignments; managing area occupancy, managing area operating budget(s); overseeing the facility management of buildings; and maintaining an environment within the area that is conductive to living and learning
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements for Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred in Student Personnel or related field
  • Coursework/experience in a combination of the following: educational programming, student conduct adjudications, mediation, supervision, advisement, or counseling is required
  • One to two (1-2) years related experience in college or university operated residence halls or apartments and summer conferencing is required
  • Ability to establish and maintain a living learning environment
  • Ability to demonstrate administrative skills and personnel management
  • Demonstrated ability to administer a budget
  • Demonstrated programming ability and leadership
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, schedule, and coordinate simultaneous activities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated decision making based on university policy and precedent
  • Ability to effectively establish rapport, build relationships, and mentor a diverse student body
  • Ability to perform well under stress, be consistent, and diffuse conflict
  • Ability to lead in a crisis situation
  • Ability to read, understand and explain policies and procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • General computer competence
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, if necessary
  • Ability to multitask and have creative thinking skills
  • Understand and support the mission of Texas Lutheran University

Salary and Benefits:

Salary and benefits are competitive and comply with the Department of Labor standards which go into effect on January 1, 2020. Benefits also include:

  • Semi-furnished two bedroom apartment in college residence hall (internet & Wi-Fi, cable, and utilities included along with washer/dryer unit and dishwasher in apartment)
  • A meal plan that provides both dining hall meals and declining balance funds for use in various eateries on campus
  • Professional Staff Pet Policy which would allow two pets of the following nature: two indoor cats or two indoor dogs (no more than 50lbs) or combination, or one fish aquarium (up to 25 gallons)
  • Professional development support provided

Position Application Information:

Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a TLU application, resume, cover letter, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, Texas 78155

Fax: (830) 372-6409

E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu

A TLU application is mandatory for all TLU applicants. Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.

Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

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