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Director of Lay and Continuing Education

University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Director of Lay and Continuing Education in the Seminary. The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, 4 weeks’ vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for primary oversight and execution of the Christian Leadership Program for Commissioned Ruling Elders (CLP/CRE) online lay ministry program
  • Work with the Dean and Faculty of the Seminary on a range of continuing education offerings
  • Plan, design, market new congregation-based educational offerings
  • Any other duties as assigned



  • Master of Divinity degree and prior church leadership experience required
  • Educational/teaching experience a plus
  • Highly organized with outstanding, proven social skills (such as empathy, patience, problem solving, and resourcefulness) in working with online students from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint); training provided in other software
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team in achieving goals
  • Excellent administrative, oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills, problem-solving and analytical skills, and research abilities
  • Ability to connect with and support the mission of the University of Dubuque (Seminary and College) and represent the institution in a positive manner
  • Budget and fiscal management experience
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; plan, organize and prioritize work; and meet deadlines
  • Utilize discretion and mature judgment in handling student/faculty/staff confidential information, as well as departmental and university matters
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, students, colleagues, and any other constituencies


To apply with a growing University for the Director of Lay and Continuing Education position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

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Apply by Mail:2000 University Ave
Dubuque, IA  52001-5099
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 511453
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Masters

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