About Grinnell College: Founded in 1846, Grinnell College (www.grinnell.edu/) is a highly selective residential liberal arts college that enrolls 1500 students who come from every state and 50 countries around the world. The College's primary mission is to provide students with a broad, deep, and life-enhancing education. This spring the College completed a comprehensive strategic plan (www.grinnell.edu/offices/institutionalplanning/strategicplanning/). Grinnell College has been named one of the 20 best liberal arts colleges in the country for the past fifteen years by U.S. News & World Report. Capitalizing on a student/faculty ratio of 9.5:1 and an average class size of 17 students, the College's curricular and research programs incorporate active learning and collaborative work between students and faculty and a strong, growing commitment to undergraduate research.
About Grinnell: Founded by abolitionists in 1854, Grinnell is an interesting community with a number of historic neighborhoods. Highlights of Grinnell's architecture are buildings designed by Walter Burley Griffin, Louis Sullivan, and Cesar Pelli. Anticipating its future, Grinnell is investing in its central business district, its parks, and its amenities including a new transportation museum. Grinnell (www.grinnelliowa.gov/) is ranked among the twenty-five "best small towns in America" in the book of that title.
Application Process: To be assured of consideration applications should be submitted by October 10, 2005. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in working in an undergraduate, liberal-arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and values diversity. Letters of application, including a current vitae and contact information of at least five references (who will not be contacted until candidates are notified) should be sent to: Jim Swartz, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Chair, Librarian of the College Search Committee, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 50112 (Telephone: (641) 269-3100; Fax (641) 269-4284). Electronic applications may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, or disability. – less–ZoomInfo