Faculty Member (Old Testament)

Institution Name: 
Prarie College
Start Date: 
July 1, 2021 (negotiable)

The mission of Prairie College is “to help establish God’s kingdom by equipping and mentoring individuals through biblically integrated education for life and careers that will meet the greatest needs of the world for the glory of God.” This full time position exists to support the mission of Prairie by providing excellent and relevant teaching in Old Testament studies.

• Teach a full-time faculty load of twenty-four credit hours each academic year, with the primary instructional area in Old Testament.
• Mentor and disciple students.
• Participate in faculty meetings and responsibilities.
• Oversee and guide students in internships/practicums.
• Participate in designated areas of co-curricular life as mutually agreed on with the dean of education.
• Advise students and assist them in finding career futures.

• Excellent teaching skills and experience in a post-secondary classroom setting.
• Enthusiastic commitment to Prairie’s commitment and approach to teaching the whole Bible.
• Passionate about preparing college students enrolled in a broad span of biblical, ministry and vocational programs for ministry and work.
• Committed to the spiritual formation and Christian practice of students.
• Understanding of academic rigor appropriate to post-secondary education.
• Broad and deep knowledge of the academic discipline of Old Testament is required.
• Ability and skill to relate well to college-age students.

• Mission: Knowledge of and commitment to Prairie’s mission, vision, core values, statement of faith, and Community Covenant.
• Church: Understanding of and commitment to the local church.
• Gifting/Calling: Primary vocation is teaching. Evident love for teaching the Old Testament. Senses a calling to fulfill this vocation at Prairie.
• Education: A minimum level of a graduate degree in Old Testament. (PhD preferred)
• Experience: Two or more years of successful post-secondary teaching experience preferred.
• Ministry: Significant experience in ministry leadership.
• English Language: Excellent knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including composition and grammar.
• Team attitude: Must have the ability to work in and contribute to a team.
• Diversity: Prairie College recognizes that diversity enriches our campus community and is fundamental to excellence in teaching, learning and research. Through recruitment of individuals who further enhance our diversity, the College strives to create a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive. In accordance with Section 10.1 of the Alberta Human Rights Act, preference for the position will be given to enhance diversity of the faculty. Candidates should self-identify in their CV their contribution to diversity (i.e. race, colour, ancestry, place of origin).
• Citizenship: In accordance with the standards of the government, preference will be given to qualified applicants who hold Canadian citizenship or are a permanent residence of Canada.

We will begin reviewing applications immediately and applications will be received until the position has been filled by a qualified person.

Contact Name: 
Nicolle Ioanidis
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
Address Line 1: 
Box 4000
City State Zip/Postal Code: 
Three Hills, AB T0M 2N0