Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Student Development and Program Director of M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development

At Wheaton College (Illinois)


Hours: Full Time

The new M.A. program in Higher Education and Student Development at Wheaton College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2020. Ph.D. in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or equivalent by August 2020 required.

The candidate should have a solid biblical and theological orientation, relevant higher education experience, and a demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching. The candidate should also possess the administrative and organizational skills necessary to lead this new program. Preference will be given to candidates with proven ability to teach and conduct research in one or more of the following higher education fields: foundations, research methods, cultural issues/diversity, leadership, legal issues, faith integration, and conflict/mediation. The person holding this position is expected to pursue research and writing in his or her field of specialty, to fulfill all responsibilities and duties of a member of the faculty, and to participate in the life of the church. Commitment to liberal arts education and to the preparation of students for higher education roles is essential.

Please apply via the Wheaton website by clicking the Apply for this Position button at the bottom of the page by December 1, 2019. Click here to view a detailed Program Director description.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.