Faculty & Staff Employment Opportunities

Every college and university has its unique set of expectations based on the values of the institution. As a Reformed Christian college Providence requires that staff and faculty meet particular confessional requirements by subscribing to the Three Forms of Unity and/or the Westminster Standards as described in the Vision of Providence Christian College. In addition administrator and faculty candidates should be aware of additional expectations, described here: Providence Faculty candidate expectations.

Providence Christian College Confessional standards:

These expectations are not meant to be criteria by which to evaluate the quality of one’s Christian commitment; rather, they merely seek to communicate the positions that Providence has taken and expects its faculty to support. Questions for clarification, application, or exceptions are welcome.

Faculty Positions

Applicants for all faculty positions should be in accordance with Providence employment expectations for faculty enumerated in the application for employment. Links to a statement of employment expectations and instructions in the application process can be found on this page.

Providence also welcomes inquiries from applicants in other disciplines for a pool of qualified lecturers. Qualified candidates should hold an M.A. in the discipline taught or a closely related area. PhD and/or teaching experience preferred. Applicants should be able to give evidence of Christian commitment and adherence to the Reformed confessions. Only complete applications will be considered. Complete applications include cover letter, institutional application for employment with essay questions, and unofficial transcripts for review. Official transcripts required upon hire.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Health and Life Sciences

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, 2021
PREFERRED POSITION START DATE: Fall 2022
POSITION TYPE: Full-time, eligible for full benefits.

Providence Christian College is an accredited and growing Reformed inter-denominational liberal arts college that seeks to equip students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their church, their community and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity.

All administrators and full-time faculty, prior to appointment and as an ongoing condition of employment, are expected to affirm that the system of doctrine taught in The Three Forms of Unity (The Belgic Confession, The Heidelberg Catechism, and The Canons of Dort) and/or The Westminster Standards (The Westminster Confession of Faith, and The Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms) are in full agreement with the system of doctrine taught in the Bible.

Responsibilities & Skills

Reporting to the Dean of Academics, the Assistant/Associate Professor of Health & Life Sciences will be responsible for:

  • (20%) ~ Assisting in the recruitment of incoming first-year students interested in Health & Life Sciences.
  • (60%) ~ Teaching a 3/3 undergraduate course load in the discipline plus supervision of internships
  • (10%) Engaging in scholarly research leading to publication.
  • (10%) Active participation in institutional service including serving on the Faculty Senate, one standing faculty committee, and spearheading the internship and placement efforts for the Health & Life Sciences program.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet our standard minimum requirements of at least a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in a discipline within Health & Life Sciences by the time of hire, demonstrate excellent teaching and mentoring abilities, possess an entrepreneurial spirit in developing a program, and desire to integrate faith and learning within the context of the study of health and life sciences.

Compensation

Given its commitment to academic excellence, Providence Christian College’s faculty compensation package of salary, housing assistance, and benefits makes it one of the most desirable Christian college places of employment.

TO APPLY

  • Send cover letter and résumé addressed to Dr. David Alexander, Dean of Academics, to hr@providencecc.edu or
  • Mail to: Providence Christian College
    Attn: Human Resources
    464 E. Walnut Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101
Adjunct Instructor of General Biology with Lab

POSITION START DATE: Fall 2022
POSITION TYPE: Part-time

Providence Christian College is an accredited and growing Reformed inter-denominational liberal arts college that seeks to equip students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their church, their community and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity.

All administrators and full-time faculty, prior to appointment and as an ongoing condition of employment, are expected to affirm that the system of doctrine taught in The Three Forms of Unity (The Belgic Confession, The Heidelberg Catechism, and The Canons of Dort) and/or The Westminster Standards (The Westminster Confession of Faith, and The Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms) are in full agreement with the system of doctrine taught in the Bible.

Responsibilities & Skills

Reporting to the Dean of Academics, the Adjunct Instructor of General Biology with Lab will:

  • Teach a 4 credit lecture course plus 1 credit lab
  • Design the syllabus for the course (sample syllabi of previous courses are available)
  • Evaluate student work promptly
  • The course is currently planned for Tuesday and Thursday evenings; day and time is negotiable.

Minimum Qualifications

Must meet our standard minimum requirements of at least a Bachelor’s degree (MA preferred) in a discipline within the sciences by the time of hire.

Compensation

Given its commitment to academic excellence, Providence Christian College’s adjunct faculty compensation is highly competitive.

To begin the application process:

  • Send cover letter and résumé addressed to Dr. David Alexander, Dean of Academics, to hr@providencecc.edu or
  • Mail to: Providence Christian College
    Attn: Human Resources
    464 E. Walnut Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101

Administrative and Staff Positions

For any open positions, the following application materials should be submitted to Human Resources at hr@providencecc.edu

  1. A letter of interest
  2. Your professional and educational resume
  3. Unofficial College Transcripts
  4. A Staff Application For Employment (see button below)
Admissions Counselor

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2022
PREFERRED POSITION START DATE: July 1, 2022
POSITION TYPE: Full-time, eligible for full benefits.

Providence Christian College is an accredited and growing Reformed inter-denominational liberal arts college that exists to serve the Reformed and evangelical Christian community by equipping students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their church, their community and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity. Providence is located in Pasadena CA, within the cultural hub of greater Los Angeles.

Responsibilities & Skills
Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment, the Admissions Counselor will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Acquire familiarity with the distinctives of the College in order to accurately present Providence to prospective students and families.
  • Travel to meet with prospective students, making presentations at college fairs, high schools, homeschool events, churches and youth groups.
  • Implement creative methods to identify and recruit prospective students. Maintain relationships with established sources of prospective students.
  • Establish and maintain contact with prospective students via email, phone calls, text messages, letters, social media, and other channels as appropriate.
  • Guide students through the enrollment process from inquiry to application to enrollment.
  • Understand, implement, and enforce college admissions policies.
  • Assist in facilitating campus visit days and individual student visits.
  • Attend Admissions staff meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the VP for Enrollment or designee.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required with high level of computer literacy, experience that demonstrates organizational skills and an independent work ethic as well as an ability to relate to young people. Previous experience in sales or another field requiring independent work, self-motivation, and strong organizational skills preferred.

TO APPLY

  • Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to hr@providencecc.edu or
  • Mail to: Providence Christian College
    Attn: Human Resources
    464 E. Walnut Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101
Head Volleyball Coach

DEPARTMENT: Athletics
PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
PREFERRED POSITION START DATE: Flexible
POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Exempt with benefits

Providence Christian College is an accredited and growing Reformed inter-denominational liberal arts college that exists to serve the Reformed and evangelical Christian community on the West Coast by equipping students to be firmly grounded in biblical truth, thoroughly educated in the liberal arts and fully engaged in their church, their community and the world for the glory of God, and service to humanity. Providence is located in Pasadena CA, within the cultural hub of greater Los Angeles.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Providence is seeking an energetic, service oriented, self-starter type of individual with a passion for the mission and vision of Providence to fill the position of Head Volleyball Coach. This position will directly report to and work with the Dean of Student and Athletic Affairs to promote Providence Christian College, communicate with and serve its constituents. The ideal candidate will develop, maintain, and administer all aspects of the Providence volleyball program. Along with the standard coaching responsibilities of running practice and coaching during competitions, this position requires annual budget development (in conjunction with the Dean of Student and Athletic Affairs), recruiting, building relationships with student-athletes and strategic partners, in-season and off-season scheduling, and promoting the sport to the broader community.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS

  • Train athletes to be ready to compete at the collegiate level.
    • Establish off-season training/development/maintenance schedule. Hold students accountable to both training standards and institutional standards.
    • Plan and personally conduct training and sport specific practices for athletes throughout the year.
    • Motivate students to improve their performance both on and off the court.
  • Coach effectively during competitions
    • Set up in-season schedules in strategic, competitive manner.
    • Schedule transportation, accommodations and all aspects of travel to and from competitions.
    • Be an effective communicator and demonstrate the ability to motivate and inspire those he/she leads.
  • Sport Administration
    • Attend department meetings to provide input to the Dean of Student and Athletic Affairs and fellow coaches.
    • Schedule games, practices, and other team functions.
    • Stay current on professional resources for your sport (e.g. websites, conferences, magazines, etc.)
    • Manage the budget for your specific sport and submit expense reports in a timely manner to the Dean of Student and Athletic Affairs
  • Promote your sport to the local community
    • Ensure that the volleyball website is regularly updated and current.
    • Participate in the athletics fundraisers (golf tournament, etc.).
    • Connect with local coaches and Christian high schools to regularly update them on the progress of the sport.
    • Implement service projects both on and off campus to develop community and promote your sport (e.g. youth sport clinics, volunteering at sporting events, etc.)
  • Recruit student athletes.
    • Initiate, monitor and cultivate relationships with target high schools and their athletes to identify prospective students.
    • Connect with high school coaches to build a network and athlete leads.
    • Initiate, monitor and cultivate relationships with club directors, tournaments, and other potential feeders

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; those with graduate education will be given preference.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience working in a similar environment.
  • Fluency in English; intermediate technology skills with word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Authentic Christian faith and worldview consistent with the College’s Mission Statement in which all employees are required to sign.

TO APPLY

  • Send completed application, cover letter, and resume to hr@providencecc.edu or
  • Mail to: Providence Christian College
    Attn: Human Resources
    464 E. Walnut Street
    Pasadena, CA 91101
AICCU and WASC logos
Association of Classical Christian Schools and Alliance Defending Freedom logos