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Counseling Master's Program Chair - Weimar University

Overview: The chair of the Counseling Master’s Program provides leadership and oversight to the master’s counseling faculty, provides support to all counseling master students, and reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Education: A Doctoral degree is required.

Personal: Will have a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively. The faculty member will be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of the College, using revelation as expressed in the Bible as a basic framework from which all subject matters are presented.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Student advising
• Student career counseling
• Student complaints
• Prepare Program Review Self-Study as directed by Director of Assessment and IR committee
• Prepare Program Assessment documents giving evidence of using assessment data to improve student learning
at the end of each term as facilitated by the Director of Assessment.
• Work with the psychology master faculty to discuss/reflect on student achievement and how the program could be
improved.
• Oversee Counseling Master’s Program
• Advise faculty of requirements for program assessment and program review. Interact with faculty in the
Counseling Master’s program to identify signature assignments that will be used to assess student work within the Counseling Master’s curriculum, required experiences and requires reading, etc.
• Work with faculty to prepare an annual budget of supplies/needs for the program(s) within the Department.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10-month Contract
Exempt
Pay Range: $54,000 – $60,000

Nursing Program Chair

Overview: The chair of the Nursing Department provides leadership and oversight to the nursing faculty, provides support to the pre-nursing and nursing students, and reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Major Responsibilities:
1. The Chair of the Nursing Department will provide leadership to work with the Health Sciences department and the Weimar University academic administration to establish and administer an Associate Degree Nursing Program and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Weimar University: 

 Design the Associate Degree Nursing and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum to be offered at Weimar University.
 Prepare the Self-Study and site visits from the California Board of Registered Nurses.
 Maintain strong working relationships with federal, state and local constituencies, accrediting bodies, the California Board of Registered Nursing, clinical site personnel, students, and alumni.
 Determine the personnel, facility, equipment, and financial resources necessary to effectively implement and operate the department.
 Develop documentation and complete processes to obtain necessary approvals for the programs.
 Recruit necessary department faculty and support personnel.
 Oversee the development of the Associate Degree RN and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs facilities including faculty offices, computer lab, and nursing skills lab.
 Assist in raising capital funds for the program.
 Complete the normal departmental and institutional administrative duties such as attending faculty meetings, textbook ordering, and coordination of the scheduling of classes.
 Develop and implement the department budget. Determine the personnel, facility, equipment, and financial resources necessary to effectively implement and operate the program.

 Ensure compliance with the California Board of Nursing rules and regulations. Develop documentation and complete processes to obtain necessary approvals for the programs.
 Implement Systematic Evaluation Plan.
 Assign faculty members to committees.
 Act as a student advocate.
 Perform other duties as assigned.


2. Ensure that all classes will be taught on a yearly schedule. Assign instructors to classes and verify that they will have an appropriate load for each semester.
3. Recommend and approve hiring instructors within the department.
4. Participate in and supervise students for 8 hours of work education weekly.
5. Track, in collaboration with the registrar, students’ progress towards graduation.
6. Attend all required appointments, including Academic Standards Committee, College Council, religious functions, registration, extra-curricular activities and other meetings.
7. Make recommendations for and update the academic calendar and bulletin as needed.
8. Prepare data and statistics as needed by the Vice-President for Academic Affairs and be prepared to present reports on the department to visiting committees.
9. Be aware of students on academic probation and track their progress with the instructors within the discipline. Notify the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic Administration, Registrar, and Academic Standards of any deviance from plan.
10. Be available to instructors and students for mentorship, conflicts, scheduling and conferences.
11. Project development of the department and plan accordingly.
12. Interview potential nursing students and make recommendations to the Nursing Department Admissions Committee.
13. Hold regular meetings with the department instructors.

Professional:
 Remains current with evidence-based nursing practice and nursing education.
 Participates in professional and community activities related to health promotion.
 Maintains personal growth and professional development through ongoing faculty development activities.
 Ability to teach students effectively, evaluate their performance, and create a supportive learning environment.

Personal:
 The chair of the Nursing Department will have a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively.
 Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing.
 Hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of the University, using revelation as expressed in the Bible as a basic framework from which all subject matters are presented. The concepts of physical, mental, and spiritual health promotion as exemplified in the Ministry of Healing will be valued and the compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ will be exemplified.
 Value the counsels provided by Ellen G. White especially as related to the Seventh-day Adventist health message and role of the nurse in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
 Value complementary and alternative health care as practiced by the Weimar University NEWSTART Lifestyle Center.

Education:
 Hold a current RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nursing is the State of California.
 Hold a Master’s Degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university which includes coursework in nursing, education or administration. A Doctoral degree is preferred.

Experience:
 A minimum of one year experience in an administrative position as a director or assistant director whose responsibility and accountability includes coordinating, directing, fiscal planning, and all activities involved in developing, implementing, and managing the registered Nursing Program. Administrative responsibility may pertain to a registered nursing education program or as director of a nursing and/or hospital in-service education program.
 A minimum of two (2) years teaching in a pre or post- licensure RN program.
 A minimum of one (1) year full-time experience as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care, or equivalent experience and/or education, as determined by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10 or 12-month Contract
Exempt
Pay Range: $60,000 – $66,500 based on contract

University Men's Residence Hall Dean - Part Time

Overview: The Men’s Residence Hall Dean provides student life updates to the Director of Student Services and faculty, provides support to students, and operates under the authority of the Director of Student Services.

Major Responsibilities:
● Supervise Resident Hall Assistants (RAs)
● Manage housekeeping and maintenance of residence halls.
● Track data relative to student life, and oversee student citizenship problems
● Be available to students for guidance and counseling
● Enhance spiritual growth by well-planned worships and regular visits with students
● Keep parents and mentors informed (within legal and logistical constraints)
● Hold students accountable for chapel, church, vespers, and worship attendance
● See to the needs of sick students.

Education:
▪ Minimum of a high-school diploma with qualifying experience.
Experience:
▪ Experience in student services and counseling.
Personal:
▪ A love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively.
▪ Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
▪ Must have an understanding of the unique educational mission of Weimar University.

Job Specifications:
Part-Time
Hourly
Salary: $16/hr

Nursing Faculty - OB

Experience:

(1) Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
(a) One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
(b) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; and
(2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

Personal:
The Nursing Instructor will have a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively. The faculty member will be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of Weimar University, using revelation as expressed in the Bible as a basic framework from which all subject matters are presented. Physical, mental, and spiritual health promotion, as exemplified in the Ministry of Healing, will be valued, and the compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ will be exemplified.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Faculty of the Weimar University Department of Nursing assists the director in implementing the program’s student learning outcomes (PSLOs). They develop and implement the curriculum based on the PSLOs. The desired outcome is to graduate successful associate degree and baccalaureate degree nurses with a current knowledge base and critical thinking skills to deliver quality patient care which includes an emphasis on physical, mental and spiritual health promotion.

• Provides excellence in teaching, course-related advisement, and Christian mentoring.
• Participates in student-faculty activities that serve to strengthen student-faculty relationships.
• Plans for clinical experiences for students during clinical rotations periods.
• Supervises the clinical instruction of students.
• Assumes responsibility for assigned units of instruction and for unit exams.
• Actively contributes to curriculum improvements and innovations, including ongoing program development through course revision and refinement and the implementation of evaluation processes.
• Provides input in the Department of Nursing budget.
• Participates in the selection and orientation of new faculty.
• Establishes and maintains Nursing Department policies on student selection, admission, promotion, and graduation.
• Participates in maintaining and updating the Skills lab and multimedia resources.
• Maintains satisfactory relationships with clinical agencies.
• Participates in university and departmental committees, including Total Community Involvement, religious functions, registration, extra-curricular activities, and other meetings.
• Assists the director in the development, implementation, and evaluation of objectives for the Nursing Department.

PROFESSIONAL
1. Remains current with evidence-based nursing practice and nursing education.
2. Participates in professional and community activities related to health promotion.
3. Maintains personal growth and professional development through ongoing faculty
development activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing.
• Value the mission and vision of Weimar University.
• Value the counsels provided by Ellen G. White, especially as related to the Seventh-day Adventist health message and the nurse’s role in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
• Ability to teach students effectively, evaluate their performance, and create a supportive learning environment.
• Value complementary and alternative health care as practiced by Weimar University, the NEWSTART Lifestyle Center, and the Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program.
• Hold a current RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California.
• Hold a Master’s Degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university, which includes coursework in nursing, education, or administration.
• Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
o One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
o One (1) academic year of registered nurse-level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency AND
• (2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.
• Strong verbal and writing skills and computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Exempt
Salary: $55,466 (10-month Contract)

Nursing Faculty - Med Surg

Experience:

(1) Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
(a) One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
(b) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; and
(2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

Personal:
The Nursing Instructor will have a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively. The faculty member will be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of Weimar University, using revelation as expressed in the Bible as a basic framework from which all subject matters are presented. Physical, mental, and spiritual health promotion, as exemplified in the Ministry of Healing, will be valued, and the compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ will be exemplified.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Faculty of the Weimar University Department of Nursing assists the director in implementing the program’s student learning outcomes (PSLOs). They develop and implement the curriculum based on the PSLOs. The desired outcome is to graduate successful associate degree and baccalaureate degree nurses with a current knowledge base and critical thinking skills to deliver quality patient care which includes an emphasis on physical, mental and spiritual health promotion.

• Provides excellence in teaching, course-related advisement, and Christian mentoring.
• Participates in student-faculty activities that serve to strengthen student-faculty relationships.
• Plans for clinical experiences for students during clinical rotations periods.
• Supervises the clinical instruction of students.
• Assumes responsibility for assigned units of instruction and for unit exams.
• Actively contributes to curriculum improvements and innovations, including ongoing program development through course revision and refinement and the implementation of evaluation processes.
• Provides input in the Department of Nursing budget.
• Participates in the selection and orientation of new faculty.
• Establishes and maintains Nursing Department policies on student selection, admission, promotion, and graduation.
• Participates in maintaining and updating the Skills lab and multimedia resources.
• Maintains satisfactory relationships with clinical agencies.
• Participates in university and departmental committees, including Total Community Involvement, religious functions, registration, extra-curricular activities, and other meetings.
• Assists the director in the development, implementation, and evaluation of objectives for the Nursing Department.

PROFESSIONAL
1. Remains current with evidence-based nursing practice and nursing education.
2. Participates in professional and community activities related to health promotion.
3. Maintains personal growth and professional development through ongoing faculty
development activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing.
• Value the mission and vision of Weimar University.
• Value the counsels provided by Ellen G. White, especially as related to the Seventh-day Adventist health message and the nurse’s role in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
• Ability to teach students effectively, evaluate their performance, and create a supportive learning environment.
• Value complementary and alternative health care as practiced by Weimar University, the NEWSTART Lifestyle Center, and the Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program.
• Hold a current RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California.
• Hold a Master’s Degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university, which includes coursework in nursing, education, or administration.
• Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
o One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
o One (1) academic year of registered nurse-level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency AND
• (2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.
• Strong verbal and writing skills and computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Exempt
Salary: $55,466 (10-month Contract)

Nursing Faculty - Psyc

Experience:

(1) Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
(a) One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
(b) One (1) academic year of registered nurse level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency; and
(2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.

Personal:
The Nursing Instructor will have a love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively. The faculty member will be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of Weimar University, using revelation as expressed in the Bible as a basic framework from which all subject matters are presented. Physical, mental, and spiritual health promotion, as exemplified in the Ministry of Healing, will be valued, and the compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ will be exemplified.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Faculty of the Weimar University Department of Nursing assists the director in implementing the program’s student learning outcomes (PSLOs). They develop and implement the curriculum based on the PSLOs. The desired outcome is to graduate successful associate degree and baccalaureate degree nurses with a current knowledge base and critical thinking skills to deliver quality patient care which includes an emphasis on physical, mental and spiritual health promotion.

• Provides excellence in teaching, course-related advisement, and Christian mentoring.
• Participates in student-faculty activities that serve to strengthen student-faculty relationships.
• Plans for clinical experiences for students during clinical rotations periods.
• Supervises the clinical instruction of students.
• Assumes responsibility for assigned units of instruction and for unit exams.
• Actively contributes to curriculum improvements and innovations, including ongoing program development through course revision and refinement and the implementation of evaluation processes.
• Provides input in the Department of Nursing budget.
• Participates in the selection and orientation of new faculty.
• Establishes and maintains Nursing Department policies on student selection, admission, promotion, and graduation.
• Participates in maintaining and updating the Skills lab and multimedia resources.
• Maintains satisfactory relationships with clinical agencies.
• Participates in university and departmental committees, including Total Community Involvement, religious functions, registration, extra-curricular activities, and other meetings.
• Assists the director in the development, implementation, and evaluation of objectives for the Nursing Department.

PROFESSIONAL
1. Remains current with evidence-based nursing practice and nursing education.
2. Participates in professional and community activities related to health promotion.
3. Maintains personal growth and professional development through ongoing faculty
development activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing.
• Value the mission and vision of Weimar University.
• Value the counsels provided by Ellen G. White, especially as related to the Seventh-day Adventist health message and the nurse’s role in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
• Ability to teach students effectively, evaluate their performance, and create a supportive learning environment.
• Value complementary and alternative health care as practiced by Weimar University, the NEWSTART Lifestyle Center, and the Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program.
• Hold a current RN license or privilege to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California.
• Hold a Master’s Degree or higher degree from an accredited college or university, which includes coursework in nursing, education, or administration.
• Direct patient care experience within the previous five (5) years in the nursing area to which he or she is assigned, which can be met by:
o One (1) year’s continuous, full-time or its equivalent experience providing direct patient care as a registered nurse in the designated nursing areas OR
o One (1) academic year of registered nurse-level clinical teaching experience in the designated nursing area or its equivalent that demonstrates clinical competency AND
• (2) Completion of at least one (1) year’s experience teaching courses related to registered nursing or completion of a post-baccalaureate course, which includes practice in teaching registered nursing.
• Strong verbal and writing skills and computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty, and students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Exempt
Salary: $55,466 (10-month Contract)

Weimar Elementary School Teacher

Overview: Prepare students for academic achievement and growth while imparting principles of the Seventh Day Adventist Church throughout lesson plans, appropriate for each age group.

Major Responsibilities:
▪ Teach assigned classes
▪ Plan lessons that help students see wholeness and relevance in learning
▪ Evaluate student work and return it to them in a timely manner
▪ Plan lessons that connect biblical principles to concepts about God’s world.
▪ Be on time to all classes and appointments
▪ Communicate with parents on students’ progress and needs

Skills and Specifications:
▪ Be a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
▪ Be conscientious and responsible
▪ Display a loving attitude
▪ Practice love, joy, patience, kindness, self-control, gentleness, faithfulness, truthfulness

Education:
▪ Bachelor’s degree
▪ Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist church in good standing
▪ Demonstrate that they are in agreement with the philosophy and policies of Weimar University.

Experience:
▪ Candidates with experience in classroom teaching will be preferred.
▪ Candidates should be proficient in the use of office applications and have an attitude of service.

Personal:
▪ Maintain the highest standards to prepare students for academic achievement while imparting, by example and instruction, Seventh-day Adventist beliefs and philosophy into all parts of the curriculum.
▪ Present subjects in such a way that the students understand and are inspired by Biblical and Church teachings and God’s presence in their lives.
▪ Be available to counsel and pray with students regarding their spiritual, religious, and moral development and offer advice and guidance regarding to parents about their children in these areas.
▪ Foster Christian character development, and guide students to choices which develop ways of thinking and habits that reflect the tenets of their faith and the Seventh-day Adventist lifestyle.
▪ Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10-month Contract
Salary: $37,978 (10-month)

Weimar Elementary Lead School Teacher

Overview: Manages the day-to-day activities of the Elementary School, supervising other faculty while preparing students for academic achievement and growth through lesson plans appropriate for each age group.

Major Responsibilities:
▪ Recommend teaching loads and work assignments for faculty
▪ Coordinates Education Students teaching activities as they do their Work Ed assignments teaching the assigned subject.
▪ Provides Elementary School information to prospective students
▪ Teach assigned classes
▪ Plan lessons that help students see wholeness and relevance in learning
▪ Evaluate student work and return it to them in a timely manner
▪ Plan lessons that connect biblical principles to concepts about God’s world.
▪ Be on time to all classes and appointments
▪ Communicate with parents on students’ progress and needs
▪ Reports to the Weimar University Vice President of Academic Affairs and maintains close communication regarding the Elementary School issues.

Skills and Specifications:
▪ Be a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church
▪ Be conscientious and responsible
▪ Display a loving attitude
▪ Practice love, joy, patience, kindness, self-control, gentleness, faithfulness, truthfulness

Education:
▪ Bachelor’s degree
▪ Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist church in good standing
▪ Demonstrate that they are in agreement with the philosophy and policies of Weimar University.

Experience:
▪ Candidates with experience in classroom teaching will be preferred.
▪ Candidates should be proficient in the use of office applications and have an attitude of service.

Personal:
▪ Maintain the highest standards to prepare students for academic achievement while imparting, by example and instruction, Seventh-day Adventist beliefs and philosophy into all parts of the curriculum.
▪ Present subjects in such a way that the students understand and are inspired by Biblical and Church teachings and God’s presence in their lives.
▪ Be available to counsel and pray with students regarding their spiritual, religious, and moral development and offer advice and guidance regarding to parents about their children in these areas.
▪ Foster Christian character development, and guide students to choices which develop ways of thinking and habits that reflect the tenets of their faith and the Seventh-day Adventist lifestyle.
▪ Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10-month Contract
Salary: $39,978 (10-month)

Weimar Cafeteria Kitchen Assistant - Two open positions

Overview: Help ensure that the kitchen operates smoothly by performing various duties in preparing and cooking meals as needed and requested. Such duties include: receiving, storing food and supplies; washing, chopping, preparing, cooking, and serving meals; supervising the student workers, and keeping the cafeteria clean and organized.
Cafeteria employees support Weimar University’s mission of health and education by making healthful meals for the student, Newstart Guests, and participants of other programs that are hosted on this campus, as well as staff and people from the community.

Major Responsibilities:
▪ Receive food and supplies and store them in appropriate areas maintaining an accurate inventory
▪ Wash, peel, chop, and prepare fruits and vegetables
▪ Measure, mix, and prepare ingredients for recipes accordingly
▪ Prepare, cook and serve all dishes on time
▪ Set up, refill, clean and tear down the buffet line
▪ Consolidate and properly store leftovers and unused food
▪ Clean, sanitize and organize work stations, equipment and utensils
▪ Follow appropriate safety procedures when handling food and equipment
▪ Help supervise students (AC & College) working in the cafeteria
▪ Perform other duties as assigned

Skills:
▪ Dependable
▪ Able to learn basic tasks and follow instructions
▪ Able to follow instructions accurately and work independently
▪ Strength to regularly lift 30 # and occasionally lift 50#, and stamina to spend long periods of time on feet.
▪ Able to regularly lift up to 30 lbs and occasionally lift 50 lbs, and to spend long periods of time on feet.

Education:
▪ High School diploma or equivalent
▪ Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards
▪ Experience in kitchen set up is preferred

Personal:
▪ Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing
▪ Well-groomed and willing to follow dress requirements.
▪ Flexible to work mornings, evenings and weekends

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Hourly
Salary: $16/hr

University Lady's Residence Hall Dean - Part Time

Overview: The Ladies’ Residence Hall Dean provides student life updates to the Director of Student Services and faculty, provides support to students, and operates under the authority of the Director of Student Services.

Major Responsibilities:
● Supervise Resident Hall Assistants (RAs)
● Manage housekeeping and maintenance of residence halls.
● Track data relative to student life, and oversee student citizenship problems
● Be available to students for guidance and counseling
● Enhance spiritual growth by well-planned worships and regular visits with students
● Keep parents and mentors informed (within legal and logistical constraints)
● Hold students accountable for chapel, church, vespers, and worship attendance
● See to the needs of sick students.

Education:
▪ Minimum of a high-school diploma with qualifying experience.

Experience:
▪ Experience in student services and counseling.

Personal:
▪ A love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively.
▪ Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
▪ Must have an understanding of the unique educational mission of Weimar University.

Job Specifications:
Part-Time
Hourly
Salary: $16/hr

Weimar Academy Assistant Principal

Overview: Responsible for assisting the Principal with leadership, direction, supervision, operations and accountability at the Academy. Resolve student issues by meeting with students, parents, teachers and other school staff and designing a plan of action.

Major Responsibilities:
 Being in charge in the absence of the Principal
 Teaches assigned classes
 Planning and overseeing Parent/Teacher meetings
 Substitute for absent teachers
 Organizing/supervising study halls
 Overseeing student evaluations of school/staff
 Organizing worship schedule and speakers
 Policy writing and handbook updating
 Planning semi-annual campouts
 Overseeing graduation preparation
 Organization and maintenance of school calendar
 Assisting in student/parent/staff relations (especially from dorm perspective)

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with qualifying experience.

Experience:
 Administrative and in classroom teaching experience.
 Proficient in the use of Office applications and have an attitude of service.

Personal:
 A love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively.
 Must hold an understanding of the unique educational mission of the Academy and Weimar University.
 Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10-month Contract
Exempt
Pay Range: $39,500 – $41,600

Media Director

Overview: The Director of Media (DM) will lead the Weimar University Media department in the organization, implementation, and distribution of all media projects related to Weimar Institute. The DM will provide spiritual leadership and supervision to the resident student population, and organize its religious program and activities to promote a spiritual climate on the school campus.

Major Responsibilities:
 Director of the Media department.
 Coordinates with Development/Advancement department to fulfill administrative, departmental, and institutional visual media production requests.
 Collaborates with the Marketing department for various aspects of media projects.
 Provides hands-on involvement and/or direction in each production from concept to finished product.
 Mentors student workers in Christian media production and, ultimately, a mature Christian media perspective.
 Creates opportunities for all students to develop media skills to become effective Christian digital storytellers. (i. e. Christian media curriculum, workshops, etc.)
 Develops a Christian media curriculum that incorporates Seventh-day Adventist tenets, beliefs and educational philosophy to potentially be offered to Weimar University students.
 Produces material which ensure and enhance the Mission of Weimar University, participate and contribute to University events and mission projects; and participate in the overall life, vision, mission and ministry of Weimar University.

Education:
 Minimum of Bachelor’s degree with extensive qualifying experience.

Experience:
 Experience in digital storytelling, video production (long and short forms), videography, post-production, audio, livestream, live production, leading a media team, and mentoring young people in Christian media production.

Personal:
 A love for sharing the gospel and an institutional message via various creative formats and the ability to communicate these effectively.
 Must be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and must hold an understanding of the unique religious and educational mission of Weimar University.

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Exempt
Salary: $66,560

Christian Interdisciplinary Studies Chair

Overview: The chair of the Christian Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS) provides leadership and oversight to the CIS faculty, provides support to all CIS students, and reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Major Responsibilities:
In relating to Program Planning:
● Develop strategies and planning process for his or her department and update annually as required
● Submit a yearly departmental budget
● Oversee care of facilities and department equipment
● Order departmental supplies as needed
● Promote their program
● Oversee the development and review of curriculum offerings
In relating to Program Faculty and Staff:
● Hold regular department meetings
● Assign classes in consultation with the VPAA
● Oversee the update of course syllabi for all classes taught in their department
● Oversee academic advisors for all majors in their discipline
In relating to Program Assessment and Program Review:
● Provide pertinent information to the Registrar
● Provide pertinent information to the Director of Assessment
● Coordinate with the Director of Assessment and program faculty and staff to complete the assessment of at least one PSLO each year
● Coordinate with the Director of Assessment and program faculty and staff to complete a comprehensive program review on a 5-6 year cycle

Overall Activities:

1. Student advising
2. Student career counseling
3. Student complaints handling
4. Prepare Program Review Self-Study as directed by Director of Assessment and IR committee
5. Prepare Program Assessment documents giving evidence of using assessment
data to improve student learning at the end of each term as facilitated by the Director of Assessment.
6. Work with CIS faculty to discuss/reflect on student achievement and how the program could be improved to better prepare students to be successful in their future career.
7. Advise faculty of requirements for program assessment and program review. Interact with faculty in the CIS program to identify signature assignments that will be used to assess student work within the CIS curriculum, required experiences and requires reading, etc.
8. Work with faculty to prepare an annual budget of supplies/needs for the program(s) within the CIS Department.
9. Do all other duties related to the department as assigned to him/her by his immediate Supervisor.

Education: A Doctoral degree in behavioral sciences from an accredited college or university.

Personal:
▪ A love of learning and the ability to communicate effectively.
▪ A member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good standing.
▪ Must support the unique educational mission of Weimar University.

Head Chef

Overview: Responsible for overseeing cooks and other kitchen staff and ensuring the quality of food items. In the order of rank, the Head Chef is the next in charge overseeing primarily the kitchen assistants and AM students. Duties include training staff to cook, expediting orders to maintain a steady flow in the kitchen, and creating dishes to add to the menu.

Cafeteria employees support Weimar University’s mission of health and education by making
plant-based meals that are clean, healthful, and safe for the students, Newstart Guests, DR guests,
and participants of other programs that are hosted on this campus, as well as staff and people from
the community.

Major Responsibilities:

• Since the head chef is the primary executor along with his team in the food preparation he will have direct control over the amount of food ingredients used in the meals. Therefore, he is to follow the provided recipes as far as possible while at the same time exercising due freedom to be creative.
• Assign the persons under his supervision their daily duties if necessary.
• In the event that the Food Service Director is absent due to day off, vacation or, other, he is to function in a limited capacity as Food Service Director, while maintaining the title Head Chef. He cannot hire, transfer, promote, demote, dismiss any worker, nor assist in the hiring, transfer, promotion, demotion, or dismissal of any food service workers, nor can he alter any policy.
• Assist the Food Service Director in the planning, implementing of all menus, and contributing to its success with recipes or ideas that are consistent with any existing policy, or principles.
• Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and safety in the kitchen.
• Report to the Food Service Director any problem related to his work so that arrangements for major repairs and upgrades to the equipment, tools and facility can be made.
• Prepare food that is therapeutic for health guests.
• Be able to delegate responsibilities as needed within his realm.
• Communicate to the Food Service Director regarding production and ordering.
• Assist in the planning and help execute special functions.

Skills:
• Ability to work with and supervise college students, and academy students (as the need arises).
• Belief in and commitment to the Adventist health message and Adventist Education.
• Good communication skills with his co-workers.

Education:
• High School diploma or equivalent with a preference for a bachelor’s degree in hotel or institutional management, business administration, dietetics, or a related field. May recognize significant experience in lieu of a degree.

Personal:
• Dependable
• Well-groomed and willing to follow dress requirements.
• Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing

Academy History Teacher

Overview: Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning. Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures. Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.

Major Responsibilities:

1. Teaching
▪ Teach assigned classes
▪ Evaluate student work and return it to them in a timely manner
▪ Be on time to all classes and appointments
▪ Communicate to parents on a monthly basis or as needed
2. Supervision
▪ Once a week, supervise all meals, morning worship and evening study hall.
▪ Supervise approximately 5-7 weekends throughout the school year
▪ Lead out as a mentor in a family group on a weekly basis
▪ Communicate to assigned family group parents as needed
▪ Provide student counseling as needed

Other requirements
▪ Attend weekly staff meetings
▪ Attend all trips and activities that are designated “All school”
▪ Lead out in at least one extracurricular activity like class sponsor, prayer meeting, yearbook, etc.

Education:
▪ Bachelor’s degree, preferably in content area.
▪ Demonstrate that they are in agreement with the philosophy and policies of Weimar University.

Experience:
▪ Candidates with experience in classroom teaching will be preferred.
▪ Candidates should be proficient in the use of office applications and have an attitude of service.

Personal:
▪ Maintain the highest standards to prepare students for academic achievement while imparting, by example and instruction, Seventh-day Adventist beliefs and philosophy into all parts of the curriculum.
▪ Present subjects in such a way that the students understand and are inspired by Biblical and Church teachings and God’s presence in their lives.
▪ Be available to counsel and pray with students regarding their spiritual, religious, and moral development and offer advice and guidance regarding to parents about their children in these areas.
▪ Foster Christian character development, and guide students to choices which develop ways of thinking and habits that reflect the tenets of their faith and the Seventh-day Adventist lifestyle.
▪ Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
10-month Contract
Exempt
Salary: $37,978

Maintenance Worker

MUST BE PROFICIENT IN MULTIPLE TRADES: BUILDING SKILLS, FRAMING, SHEETROCK, TROUBLESHOOTING, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL

Overview: Fix and maintain mechanical equipment, buildings, and machines. Tasks include plumbing work, painting, flooring repair and upkeep, electrical repairs and heating and air conditioning system maintenance.

Major Responsibilities:
● Note maintenance needs around the Weimar campus.
● Plan and perform/assign routine preventative maintenance.
● Plan and perform/assign needed repairs.
● Perform/assign tasks as directed by the Plant Services Director such as remodeling, bathroom repair, plumbing, painting, light electrical, sheetrock, etc.
● Keep sewer pond equipment operational, with daily checks.
● Maintain daily checks of the irrigation and fire water system.
● Follow through with projects assigned by the Plant Service Director.
● Train and supervise other adult workers in the department.
● Train and supervise student workers in the department. Train students to be honest, productive workers. Advise and teach them in as many aspects of maintenance as possible, while showing Christ’s character to them. See that all Maintenance Department rules are followed.
● Distribute work orders received from the Plant Service Director to maintenance workers/supervisor.
● Assign projects to workers that fit their skills as much as possible.
● Ensure that the proper safety equipment and procedures are used on the job sites.
● Keep work areas, job sites, and office neat, clean, and orderly.
● Prepare student and adult worker timecards, keep office files, answer phone.
● Perform repairs and preventative maintenance as needed for other Plant Services departments.
● Research best price for purchasing materials, parts, tools, etc. Obtain approval for purchase from the Plant Service Director.
● Submit to the Plant Service Director a listing of estimated costs, man hours, and materials for all projects.
● All projects and repairs performed with materials in stock must be recorded on a work order form.

● Monitor that all employees work the standard Weimar schedule. All overtime must be preapproved by the Plant Service Director, except for emergencies, which require documentation of the emergency on a work order form.
Education:
● A degree in building maintenance or certifications in this area, trade school, or apprenticeship – preferred
● High school diploma – required

Experience:
● 2 to 4years experience in plant services maintenance
● 1 to 2 years supervisory experience

Personal:
● Ability to work well with students and other employees
● Dress should reflect the principles of modesty and practicality held at Weimar Center.
● Clothes worn should be durable, suitable for work being performed, free from holes and tears.
● Seventh-day Adventist in good standing. Having a personal relationship with Jesus

Job Specifications:
Full-Time
Hourly position
Salary: $16 per hour

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Lifespan Development (3 Credits)

From conception to old age, this course explores focuses on the biological, psychological, and social developmental issues and milestones for each stage of the lifespan, paying particular attention to the aspects of context, culture, and environmental issues. Topics include, but are not limited to: parenting style (child guidance), social contexts, social stress, poverty, low educational attainment, abuse and neglect, gender and family issues salient to relationships, separation, nontraditional and blended families and inadequate housing and how these affect development. Issues of aging and long-term care are included.

Moral Identity and Faith as a Counselor (3 Credits)

This course explores the formation of the student therapist’s identity as a counselor within the framework of Christianity and how this plays out in a secular world of counseling. This course presents philosophical and ethical perspectives integral to the understanding of the contemporary psychologies. Students learn how to analyze the ethical bias of psychotherapeutic psychologies, identify their underlying philosophical assumptions, and develop an appreciation for the moral components in individual, marital, and family identity formation. Also included will be a workshop to enhance spiritual development.

Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy: Basic Theories and Skills (3 Credits)

This course develops an understanding of the major theoretical orientations used by current practitioners, focusing on systemic approaches. Theories provide a coherent framework for understanding how people change. This course will highlight the Biblical understanding of how change takes place. This course covers the concepts and techniques associated with the primary theories of counseling psychology: psychodynamic, existential-humanistic, cognitive-behavioral, and post-modern; in contrast with wholistic counseling techniques. Also included are the evidence-based treatments, limitations, and outcome research associated with each concept. The course also highlights cultural and spiritual diversity as it applies to the therapeutic process and awareness of the self, interpersonal issues, and spiritual values as they impact the use of theoretical frameworks. This course also introduces the student to basic skill in attending behavior, clinical interviewing and clinical intervention. Finally, this foundational course clarifies key issues in human nature and prepares the student for developing a worldview that is consistent with their theological and spiritual orientation.

Advanced Counseling Theory (3 Credits)

This course will examine several individuals, and family approaches for counseling. The development of specific behavioral, cognitive, humanistic/experiential, psychodynamic and systemic frameworks will be deconstructed. Student will distinguish Christian approach of addressing individual and family concerns. Students will be involved in experiential activities designed to relate the observation, demonstration and practice to research-based explanations. In this course, we will consider how each approach is used in clinical, school, and marriage and family counseling applications. Training in the use of the therapeutic relationship will be a focus for understanding and intervening with clients.

Group Processes in Counseling (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of group counseling with children, adults, families, and couples. The course focuses on basic group counseling theory including therapeutic group factors, stages of group development, and principles of commonly accepted and research-based group interventions. The course will cover different types of groups, such as support, psycho-educational, and process groups; the tasks, skills, and qualities of effective group leaders; roles of group members; and legal and ethical issues pertaining to groups, group leaders; roles of group members; and legal and ethical issues pertaining to groups. Importance is placed on responsibilities and skills and cultural considerations. Emphasis on small and large group processes and involvement in experiential activities is designed to relate the clinical process to theoretical explanations. Throughout, there is an emphasis on group work within community mental health settings.

Child and Adolescent Counseling (3 Credits)

This course provides an understanding of the broad range of childhood and adolescent problems and maladjustment behaviors. A variety of psychotherapeutic modalities are presented, providing the student with an opportunity to develop knowledge of basic child and adolescent therapy skills, assessments, and treatment strategies. The impact of the development aspects, family dynamics, social environments, and multicultural issues are addressed. In addition, legal and ethical issues and the role of hospitalization are considered.

Addictions Counseling and Treatment (3 Credits)

This course covers the prevention, assessment, and treatment of substance abuse/dependence, behavioral addictions, and co-occurring conditions. Theories of etiology, populations at risk, and the role of persons and systems in supporting or compounding abuse/addiction are discussed. The course reviews the cognitive, affective, behavioral, and neurological effects of psychoactive drug use and the impact of addiction on the family system. Best practices for the screening, assessment, and treatment of addictions and co-occurring behaviors are covered as well as community resources for individuals and family members. Additional focus will be placed on developing understanding of Recovery Oriented Care, social and psychological implications of socioeconomic position, and cultural awareness and competencies.

Counseling Diverse Populations (3 Credits)

This course focuses on the intersection and convergence of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, disability, socioeconomic status, religion, acculturation, and chronological age and how these inform effective mental health care. The goal is to increase awareness of multiple dimensions of diversity in order to prepare students to work sensitively and effectively with California’s multi-cultural population. Attention also is given to issues of privilege, marginality, and oppression, including sexism, racism, classism, ableism, ageism, and heterosexism. Theoretical perspectives on multicultural counseling will be examined as well as strategies for intervention and advocacy. This course will focus on eliminating biases, prejudices, and processes of intentional and unintentional oppression and discrimination. Throughout, effective strategies for communicating about emotionally charged material is emphasized.

Couples and Family Counseling: Post-Modern (3 Credits)

This course continues the study of the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals, couples, and families using interactional and brief models. This course provides advanced training in the theories and techniques of modern and post-modern schools of family therapy including Cognitive Behavioral, Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Narrative Therapy. Also included are the evidence-based treatments, outcome research, and limitations associated with each theory. Specific family issues addressed include: transition to parenthood, parenting young and school-age children, household division of labor, and blended families. Throughout, careful attention is paid to the historical and cultural context in which the theories were developed and the implications for working with diverse populations in recovery-oriented community mental health settings.

Christian Counseling and Psychotherapy: Advanced Techniques (3 Credits)

This course is designed to further develop the psychotherapeutic skills of students prior to their entry into a clinical placement. Students focus on developing proficiency in the core interviewing qualities, deriving goals for a clinical session, and in making contracts with clients for change. Additionally, students are encouraged to begin developing a theoretical and conceptual understanding of cases and trained to work with diverse populations. Students are also encouraged to address issues regarding the integration of their faith with the practice of psychotherapy.

Assessment of Individuals, Couples, and Families (3 Credits)

This course examines the application of psychological instruments to the assessment of individuals, couples, and families. Fundamentals of psychological assessment are reviewed including standardized and non-standardized testing approaches, basic statistical concepts, and moral, ethical and cultural considerations in assessment. The course will also provide an overview of issues related to cognitive assessment, achievement, aptitude, and neuropsychological assessment. Emphasis will also be on clinical, behavioral, and personality assessment.

Knowing God Better Through Career Development: Theories and Techniques (3 Credits)

This course prepares students to address the intersections of career, values, and life roles in the context of career counseling and responding to career and work-related issues

for majority and marginalized groups. Students will gain core knowledge of major career development theories; examine the implications of sociocultural factors on career development, work transitions, and the career counseling process; gain experience with career counseling assessments and resources; and become familiar with current career development literature.

Crisis and Trauma Counseling (3 Credits)

Students will develop a foundation for assessing and treating post-trauma reactions in adults along with an overview of trauma responses in children. We will begin by reviewing the variety of trauma populations followed by in-depth instruction on the mechanism of development major trauma concerns. The assessment and intervention of post-trauma conditions will be identified. Next, we will address clinical interventions including disaster mental health and exposure-based treatment. Finally, we will review issues affecting therapists working with trauma populations and self-care strategies to prevent compassion fatigue.

Research and Evaluation in Counseling (3 Credits)

The goal of this course is to enable students to become informed consumers of psychological research and to use current research knowledge and tools to improve treatment outcomes. Students will explore methods and issues associated with the conduct and use of research concerning phenomena relevant to counseling psychology. The course provides an overview of hypothesis generation, research design, data collection and interpretation, and utilization of research findings in clinical practice, while considering systemic and sociocultural influences. Students will review seminal research findings including research on specific treatments and common factors across treatments that improve therapy outcome. The course also provides students with assessment tools for evaluating mental health programs and the effectiveness of one’s own clinical practice. Emphasis is given to helping students become knowledgeable consumers of research, including the use of research to inform evidence-based practice.

Clinical Neuroscience and Psychopharmacology (3 Credits)

Fulfills the California Board of Behavioral Sciences requirement for surveying the use of pharmacological agents in patient care. This course provides a basic overview of neurobiology in order to understand the biological bases of behavior and the psychopharmacological treatment of mental disorders. The course includes information about commonly prescribed psychiatric medications for children and adults – indications, contraindications, mechanisms of action, side effects, drug-drug interactions, iatrogenics, and variability related to age, gender, ethnicity, and medical condition. Students will learn how to work cooperatively and effectively with clients, family members, and prescribing clinicians. Additionally, controversies related to the medical model and to specific prescribing practices will be explored.

Psychopathology & Diagnostic Processes (3 Credits)

This course examines the major types of psychopathology. It explores techniques of intake interviewing and determining mental status to formulate a differential diagnosis based upon the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Students will also recognize and understand the controversial history of the development of the DSM. The

course also includes a critical examination of the clinical and experimental literature in psychopathy. Etiologies of cognitive/affective functions and dysfunctions and implications for therapeutic intervention are also addressed.

Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy (3 Credits)

This course will provide students with an understanding of human sexual development with a particular focus upon sexuality counseling from a systems perspective. The goal of this course is to learn about the many facets of human sexuality and the treatment of sexual dysfunctions in a safe and respectful environment. Topics include the physiology, psychology, and sociology of sexuality, including the effects of sexual attitudes and functioning on individuals and families. Gender Identity and LGBTQ and sexual perspectives will be reviewed. Clinical applications, including the treatment of sexual difficulty and dysfunction will also be explored. Students will develop familiarity with the language and terms of sexology and demonstrate an ability to apply this knowledge to clinical situations. Finally, students will explore the above with a framework of Christian compassion and love, exploring how God created sex to be beneficial. A review of AIDS, HIV, and STDs will be given.

Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Counseling (3 Credits)

This course introduces students to the legal, ethical, and moral issues related to the practice of LPCC and MFT in the state of California. This course focuses on contemporary professional law and ethics and moral dilemmas related to counseling practice. Students review statutory, regulatory, and decisional laws related to the scope of therapy practice, including confidentiality, privilege, reporting requirements, family law, and the treatment of minors. Professional codes of ethics (ACA, AAMFT/ CAMFT, and APA) will be reviewed. California law that is relevant to the practice of counseling will be examined including goals and objectives of professional organizations, standards of training, licensure, and the rights and responsibilities of professional counselors. Case examples will be discussed. Consideration is also given to the student practitioner’s values and behaviors, especially in relation to becoming a Christian therapist.

Practicum in Counseling (6, 3 per term)

The purpose of this course is to develop counseling competencies when working with a variety of clients with unique presenting concerns. Specifically, the focus will be on your ability to engage your clients in treatment, establish a working alliance, identify dysfunctional patterns, and use either general strategies or ECBIS strategies to facilitate change. You will work toward the development of a personally acceptable and professionally effective style of establishing and working in helping relationships. We will work toward helping you to examine your behaviors and rationales and to modify for greater effectiveness.

Course Prerequisites:
This is the terminal course for the program and will run concurrently with a weekly seminar that will address issues in counseling practice.