Careers at Luther
Luther is a place where students can learn actively, live purposefully, and lead courageously for a lifetime of impact. We strive to be a community where students, faculty, and staff are enlivened and transformed by encounters with one another, by the exchange of ideas, and by the life of faith and learning.
We are excited that you are considering Luther as the next step in your career. See the links below for information about working for Luther College and living in beautiful Decorah, Iowa.
Candidate Information and Resources
Background checks are conducted on all new staff and faculty at Luther College. If you have been asked to complete a background check as a new employee, please visit the Luther on-line candidate verification center website provided to start the process.
If you will drive a Luther vehicle, or are a prospective employee who is required to drive by their position, please download and complete the driver application which will allow us to check your motor vehicle report.
The Vehicle Use Handbook can be accessed here and is required to be read before a Luther vehicle is driven.
“It is the policy of Luther College to provide equal educational opportunities and equal access to
facilities for all qualified persons. The College does not discriminate in employment, educational
programs, and activities on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, genetic
information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other
basis protected by federal or state law. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 – No person
in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the
benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving
Federal financial assistance.”
Questions regarding this policy or the complete Title IX Policy or Bias Incident, Hate Act, Hate
Crime, Discrimination, and Harassment Policy should be directed to Kasey Nikkel, Title IX
Coordinator, 563-387-1825, firstname.lastname@example.org, 700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101.
Questions regarding Title IX may also be referred to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for
Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov, http://www.ed.gov/ocr.
Luther College has a policy on staff recruitment to ensure that consistent guidelines are followed as exempt and non-exempt staff are hired. Consistent guidelines are necessary to ensure compliance issues are followed regarding federal, state, and local regulations.