Executive-In-Residence - Wine Studies (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Linfield University (http://linfield.edu/wine)

  McMinnville, Oregon

Position: Full-time Executive-In-Residence position in the Evenstad Center for Wine Education and the Wine Studies Department in the School of Business at Linfield University.

Starting Date: July 1, 2021

Rank: Administrative position with administrative and teaching responsibilities, faculty rank if appropriate.

Overview and Responsibilities:
The Evenstad Center for Wine Education integrates numerous wine education programs and activities that supports Linfield students, the wine industry, and the community. The goals of the center are to provide academic and experiential learning for students and adult learners along with supporting the wine industry through certifications, seminars, research, Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses, and preserving and documenting the history of the Oregon Wine Industry.

Linfield University delivers America’s leading comprehensive, four-year liberal arts Wine Studies degree area, promoting the best in global standards, advancing sound, ethical, and sustainable business practices, and instilling a passion for always doing the right things the right way. Wine Studies students at Linfield University obtain knowledge about the history, culture, production, business, science, and appreciation of wine. Courses in this major encourage understanding and critical analysis of the cultural, social, and economic significance of wine in Oregon and around the world. Students who complete a major in Wine Studies are well prepared for graduate studies in viticulture, enology, or wine business and well-positioned to pursue careers in the wine or hospitality industry.

Linfield University invites highly motivated candidates to apply for a position at the Executive-In-Residence level working both administratively in the Evenstad Center for Wine Education and academically in the School of Business. A fundamental requirement of this position is expertise in Business or a related field, along with wine industry experience. Strong candidates will have proficiency in various aspects of wine business, including but not limited to management, marketing, finance & accounting, value chain, sales, distribution management, consumer behavior,
and human resources. Additional areas of expertise may include but are not limited to, social and digital media, hospitality, and event management.

How To Apply

Please complete our online application and submit the following documents. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, application materials should be received by the priority screening date, April 2, 2021.

Letter of interest
Resume or curriculum vitae;
Samples of professional or scholarly work;
Statement of teaching and/or wine industry management philosophy;
Statement on approach for creating an inclusive learning environment;
Teaching evaluations (if available);
Contact information for three references;
College/university transcripts will be required prior to final interviews.

Questions may be directed to the search chair, Gerardo Ochoa, Special Assistant to the President & Director of Community Relations, [email protected] or 503-883-2617.

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