Intercultural Studies Faculty - UVF

Intercultural Studies Faculty

INTERCULTURAL STUDIES FACULTY

(POSTED May 3, 2022)

Faculty – Intercultural Studies Department

The Intercultural Studies Department invites applications for a full-time faculty role in the area of Intercultural Studies to commence in Fall 2022. General responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, recruitment, mentoring and advising students, alumni engagement, development, and other projects. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, including education and experience.

Qualifications

Earned master’s degree in Intercultural Studies, Ministry Leadership, Pastoral Leadership, Theology, or a related field is preferred. A Ph.D. or D.Min. is preferred. Higher education teaching experience, as well as practical experience, is preferred. Applicants should possess knowledge of biblical theology, missions, intercultural relations, and pastoral leadership. Knowledge of the Deaf Community and American Sign Language is an asset. Must be supportive of the ethos and doctrine of the Assemblies of God.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Teach courses as scheduled. Potential course areas include:
    • Theology of Missions
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Cross-cultural ministry
  • Engage student recruitment, retention, and program development
  • Serve in faculty committees and other roles as assigned
  • Advise, disciple, and mentor students
  • Perform tasks related to assessment of student learning
  • Build mission relationships
  • Be a spiritual model through a Christian lifestyle

The Department

The Intercultural Studies department enrolls approximately 25 undergraduate students offering programs in Business, Deaf Culture Studies, World Missions, Education, and Children’s Studies. These degree programs are offered to students who have a heart to serve, a thirst for biblical knowledge, and a passion to share the Gospel. This department allows the study of a cross-cultural area of interest in a highly relational world. Students learn how to understand and communicate through cultural differences and be a servant of God wherever they may go.

The University

The University of Valley Forge is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities. As an educational resource center, the University prepares

Pentecostal leaders according to Luke 2:52 – intellectually, physically, spiritually, and socially. Membership in an Assemblies of God church is required.

 

The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran.

To be considered for this position, please complete the application at the link provided below and attach your CV and/or résumé:

 

Application