Job Opportunity - University of MN

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80% mindfulness instructor position at the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota. Position qualifications and responsibilities are outlined below. The application process is also listed below.

Required Qualifications:

Degree expected of faculty in the department or substantial professional recognition in the field is required. Professional and/or teaching experience related to Mindfulness, Wellbeing, Leadership, and other assigned instructional responsibilities required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of 15 years experience consulting, developing, and delivering programs within corporate/professional environments.

About the Job
The Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota seeks an experienced facilitator/moderator to join our team. This position works within the Business Development & Community Relations area of the Center, and also collaborates closely with the Center director and mindfulness program lead. Primary responsibilities of this position include facilitating MBSR, moderating Mindfulness at Work, facilitating Introduction to Mindfulness, fulfilling community/organizational workshops and retreat needs, and contributing to other business development, product/program development, and community relations activities.

This position will be classified within the University system as Lecturer. Lecturers provide teaching for courses that supplement the faculty offerings and/or expertise of the faculty. The title is used for credit and non-credit courses, workshops, seminars and conferences. Lecturers are expected to continue their personal growth within their professions, keep current with their field, and broaden their knowledge and expertise. Participation in the development and strategic direction of their courses and initiatives is expected.

This position is a benefits eligible .8 FTE role and is annually renewable pending satisfactory performance and sufficient funding.

Job Responsibilities:

Facilitate and moderate online and in-person mindfulness courses 50%
Conduct workshops and retreats within and external to the University 10%
Collaborate with Center faculty and staff on product and program development and marketing 20%
Collaborate with the Director of Business Development and Community Relations to identify and secure new business 20%

About the Department
THE UNIVERSITY of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing enriches health and wellbeing by providing exemplary interprofessional education, conducting rigorous research, delivering innovative engagement programs, and advancing innovative models of care. It is our vision to advance the health and wellbeing of individuals, organizations, and communities through integrative health and healing.

How To Apply
Position posting number is: 328833

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

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