The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.
General Position Summary:
The preferred candidate will have demonstrated competence in teaching, advising, and curriculum development. This position will prepare students to work as HUS practitioners, paying special attention to COVID and its impact on the field and practice. This position teaches both didactic and practicum (if applicable) courses for the academic program. This position is required to teach twelve to fifteen credits per academic semester.
Classroom instruction, preparation, and supervision of students
Develop curriculum to address the short/long-term effects of COVID as it relates to the HUS practitioner, and the clients they serve
Other instruction such as preparation and presentation of off-campus college course work, workshops, seminars, and in-service for professionals and others
Laboratory design, (if applicable) preparation, instruction, supervision, and other associated responsibilities
Use College sanctioned technology per direction of Academic Administration.
Use Course syllabi as designated by the Academic Administration and in accordance with established College policies and procedures
Measurement of student performance including the preparation, administration, grading and evaluation of tests, papers, examinations and assessment rubrics and the reporting of grades
Timely documentation of student attendance
Timely documentation of mid-term and semester grades
Timely documentation of course assessment and course syllabi
Provide academic advisement to students beyond their registration needs
Coordination, supervision, and evaluation of student research
Coordination and supervision of academic program
Coordination and supervision of student activities directly related to the academic program
Development of more effective teaching methods and teaching oriented research
Writing letters of recommendation for students
Selection and procurement of books, films, and other materials for classroom or laboratory use
Periodic evaluation of library holdings and recommendations of books to be ordered by the library
Participate in the development of new courses and programs of study as well as the ongoing review and updating of current curriculum
Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Academic Affairs and/or Provost
Advisors are expected to help the student in the following ways:
Help the advisee plan a program that will lead to the awarding of a degree or certificate
Assist with and approve advisee class schedules
Complete appropriate forms in a timely manner
Maintain advisee’s file/portfolio to include degree audits to track the advisee’s progress; student contact log to record meetings with the student; and other items selected by the student or the advisor for the file (i.e., letters of recommendation, samples of work or achievements, etc.)
Make referrals to necessary persons or resources for needed services that are non-academic in nature and fall outside of the faculty’s expertise and knowledge to ensure the student is accessing services and resources needed to continue and complete their educational plan/program successfully
Confidentiality – Faculty have a responsibility to ensure confidentiality in their interactions with students
Ongoing research, which leads to the discovery of new knowledge or new applications of existing knowledge
Ongoing research intended to lead to publications in scholarly journals or books
Ongoing reading and research to maintain proficiency and growth in one’s field of professional specialization
Maintains program accreditation (if applicable)
Serves as a designated representative of the College
Participates in the marketing of programs, recruits students, coordinates the activities of program advisory committees, makes presentations to outside contacts
Develops and serves on committees and task forces and attends regularly scheduled meetings as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
Participation in community and cultural activities
Participates in College sponsored activities such as student recruitment, new student orientation, graduation, and other planned student events
LCOOC is a tribal college in which faculty and staff are very conscious of being a vital part of our community’s living history and are particularly proud of the beautiful, sustaining traditions of the Ojibwe culture.
Office, classroom, and campus facilities environment
Will require travel to Outreach sites and external meetings
Reports to Dean of Academic Affairs
In collaboration with the Dean of Academic Affairs, provides functional direction and guidance to adjuncts in the Human Services Department
Please submit either hard or electronic copy of a cover letter, an updated resume, unofficial transcripts, and a completed LCO Ojibwe College job application (available online at www.lco.edu/hr) to the address directly below. All materials should be submitted in a single packet. Only applications containing all the items noted above, fully completed, will be considered.
Hand-delivered application packages will be accepted at the College until 4:30 pm on the deadline date; mailed applications must be received by the deadline date and emailed application packages must be received by 11:59 pm on the deadline date.
All materials submitted will become property of the College and will be retained for six (6) months from the application deadline.
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College encourages applications from all peoples and sources; however, we follow an Indian preference policy when hiring.
“The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College mission is to provide Anishinaabe communities with post-secondary and continuing education while advancing the language, culture, and history of the Ojibwe.”
Doctorate degree in human services, social work, counseling psychology, school psychology, or human development
Occupational Experience Requirement:
Two full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in Human Services
Working titles which provide the occupational experience necessary include: Social worker, caseworker/case manager/care manager, human services counselor, human service agency administrator, psychologist, psychotherapist, rehab counselor/employee assistance program counselor, vocational rehab counselor, and outreach worker
Working titles which do not provide the occupational experience necessary include: head-start teacher, child care teacher/assistant, crisis line person, clergy, public health/family nurse, human resource consultant/trainer, occupational therapist, and psychiatric nurse
At least one year of relevant occupational experience must be within five years prior to date of hire
The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has at least one year of related occupational experience with at least two years of successful full-time postsecondary teaching experience in the area of instruction within five years prior to date of hire.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Excellent organizational skills
Strong communication skills
Computer technology and application skills
Able to work independently
Work experience relevant to the courses assigned
Able to verbalize different teaching methodologies
Able to verbalize knowledge of Ojibwe Culture and tribal communities
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal college located in Northwest Wisconsin. Our focus is to help Native students advance themselves in the world, while studying their own history and language. The College serves both Native and non-Native students and offers a number of Associate Degrees as well as Bachelor Degree Programs in Business and Human Services to help prepare our students for today's world while maintaining the cultural intergrity of the Ojibwe people. The Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College is an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.