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To apply for any of the career opportunities at Oakland City University, please complete an employment application.  Applications, resumes, cover letters and/or letters of reference can be emailed to cyates@oak.edu or mailed to:
                        Oakland City University
                        c/o Human Resources
                        138 N Lucretia St
                        Oakland City, IN 47660
 

Your employment application will be considered active for one year. You must reapply if you wish to be considered for employment beyond this period of time. Please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department with questions regarding any of our open positions. All positions are posted until filled.

 

Faculty Positions

Adjunct Professor
Location: Oakland City, IN
Status: Part Time - Exempt
Degree: Doctorate of Education Preferred/ MA or MS with 18 hours of graduate level content
Concentrations in one or more of the following areas: Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Government, History, Psychology, Sociology or Physical Education preferred.
Qualifications:  Doctorate preferred in a higher education degree with emphases in one of the areas of concentration listed above; Strong interest in undergraduate mathematics education; Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to utilizing interactive teaching methods that promote student engagement in mathematics education; Area of specialized training or experience; Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students; Potential for scholarly activity and ability to attract external funding; Ability and desire to grow the department; Evidence of significant professional and leadership activities; An understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education at a Christian University; Ongoing scholarly activity with a record of scholarly publications and/or experience in the field. 
Responsibilities: Teach introductory and higher-level undergraduate education and related courses for majors and non-majors each semester. Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration. Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth.  Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic programs in which he/she is employed to teach. Experience in active and collaborative learning, the use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is a plus. Candidate may be required to teach online.
Essential Functions: Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development; Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders; Develop and implement syllabi that are clear and understandable; Prepare and provide quality instruction; Provide projects, papers, etc. that are relevant to the course and to student learning; Demonstrate knowledge of content area; Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner; Select texts, supplementary materials and equipment necessary for the delivery of course content.

 

Staff Positions

Business Office Assistant
Location: Main Campus, Oakland City, IN
Status: Full Time, non-exempt
Qualifications: B.S. in Business, preferable; high school diploma required.  Experience with computerized accounting Procedures; bookkeeping skills/experience; must be accurate, efficient, and capable of handling detailed work assignments; ability to get along and communicate with staff, administrators, students and the public.
Job Description: Shall assist the Chief Financial Officer in all areas of his/her duties (e.g. reporting, planning, budgets, records, accounting procedures, etc.)
Essential Functions:  Maintains respect at all times for confidential information. Operates, as directed, and understands the University’s computerized accounting system. Assists in maintaining financial records. Prepares bank deposits, and distributes the daily accounting batches. Assists with clerical duties as assigned. Balances the student housing deposit lists with the general ledger. Distributes inner officer mail to the Business Office employees. Distributes monthly employee paychecks and prepares the mail out lists. Assists with the registration process each semester. Assists customers at the Business Office window. Answers phones and takes messages as needed. Processes and distributes gift deposits. Runs monthly trial balances for all departments. Maintains Business Office supply stock and replenishes it as needed. Keeps paper, toner and ribbons in office machines.  Calls necessary vendors for repairs. Assists with scheduling Business Office work study. Processes all additional data as requested by the CFO and Assistant CFO. Receipts payments into accounting software.          

Academic Program Coordinator/Admissions Counselor
Location: Evansville, IN
Status: Full Time
Qualifications: M.S. required; doctorate, preferred; teaching or administrative experience preferred.
Job Description: Manage a geographic territory, convert prospects into completed applicants, manage an accepted applicant pool converting them into enrollments and become familiar with Federal and State financial aid regulations.  Discuss via phone, electronically transmitted correspondence, through written documents and face to face admission options with families. Responsible for the administrative operation of the Adult programs at the off-campus facilities.
Essential Functions:  Responsible for proper preparation of materials for delivery to main campus to include correctness of application and fee, transfer work completed on the appropriate documents (except graduate work) validity of transcripts, and all other necessary and relevant documents; ensure that all Programs have sufficient students at site to maximize revenue for the University; order sufficient quantities of textbooks and other materials from the OCU bookstore (on the proper forms and in a timely manner) to ensure that all students are able to order and receive the proper textbooks and other relevant materials in ample time before each course begins; select and recommend to the Coordinator of AEL properly credentialed instructor candidates for each course in each Program at each site. It is NOT the responsibility of the APC to contract, in any manner, instructors for any course in any program at any site; periodically visit each course in each program at each site to ensure proper Instruction is being delivered in accordance with University policy; work closely with the Coordinator of AEL to ensure that all instructor materials are delivered to the proper instructors for each course, regardless of program or site; ensure that all grade sheets are available to the appropriate instructor and then ensure completion and delivery to main campus in a timely manner; ensure compliance to University policy and HLC regulations, the APC will submit to regular training from the Provost and Registrar at their convenience; monitor classroom attendance to ensure compliance with University and Federal Financial Aid policies and regulations; make recommendations to the Coordinator of AEL as to equipment needed at each site; notify the Coordinator of AEL in the event that any instructor is unable to fulfill his/her contract due to ANY reason; approval for “time off” must be approved by the Coordinator of AEL or the Provost; prepare weekly reports of completed efforts to the Coordinator of AEL; exercise professional judgment discretion in recommending students for admission who meet academic requirements and recommending their admission or non-admission for students with academic profiles below admission standards; and develop a schedule of recruitment and sales activities.

Director of Maintenance
Location: Oakland City, IN
Status: Full Time - Exempt
Qualifications: Organizational and leadership skills. 5 years’ experience in field of maintenance, minimum; high School diploma; Valid Driver’s license.
Job Description: Supervises and manages the daily operations of the Maintenance department and its employees.
Essential Functions: Accepts the responsibility for the care, condition, appearance, repair, or replacement of all physical equipment, buildings, facilities, and grounds; Recommends purchase of necessary parts for repairs; Repairs equipment and building as needed; Conducts periodical inspections of buildings to determine areas of needed repair; Assists in the promotion of good safety practices and procedures; Responsible in the preparation of work schedules; Establish inventory procedures for supplies, materials, and equipment; Responsible for the development and operation of maintenance records; Supervises and provides technical assistance to the maintenance employees; Completes paper work as required by the University Administration; Keeps informed of new maintenance techniques and operations; Maintains and services all heating and air-conditioning plants; Conducts other duties related to those assigned by the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Housekeeper
Location: Oakland City, IN
Status: Part-Time, 12 months, non-exempt
Qualifications: 5 years experience in field of housekeeping, minimum; High school diploma; Valid Driver’s license.
Job Description: Performs housekeeping which relate to the University plant, University buildings, facilities, and grounds.
Essential Functions: Accepts the responsibility for the care, condition, and appearance of all buildings, facilities and grounds; recommends purchase of necessary parts for repairs to Director of Housekeeping; cleans buildings and facilities as needed and identified; conducts periodical inspections of buildings to determine areas of needed cleaning and reports them to the Director of Housekeeping; assists in the promotion of good safety practices and procedures; assists in the inventory procedures for supplies, materials, and equipment; assists in development and operation of housekeeping records; serves as source of information on areas involving buildings and grounds; completea paper work as required by the Director of Housekeeping and the University administration; keeps informed of new housekeeping techniques and operations; conducts other duties related to those assigned by the Director of Housekeeping or the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach
Location: Oakland City, IN
Status: Part Time
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master degree preferred.  A proven record of integrity and high principles with demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student/athletes academically and athletically.  Must be knowledgeable of NCAA and Oakland City University policies, rules, and guidelines and be committed to upholding those policies, rules and guidelines.   Good organizational skills and excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Job Description: Assist head coach in all aspects of coaching of respective sport.
Essential Functions: Attend games/matches as assigned by the head coach; Travel with team to away contest; Assist in scouting and recruiting of athletics for respective sport; Assist with on-field practices; Assist with off-season conditioning and workouts.

Assistant Women's Softball Coach
Location: Oakland City, IN
Status: Part Time
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master degree preferred.  A proven record of integrity and high principles with demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student/athletes academically and athletically.  Must be knowledgeable of NCAA and Oakland City University policies, rules, and guidelines and be committed to upholding those policies, rules and guidelines.   Good organizational skills and excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Job Description: Assist head coach in all aspects of coaching of respective sport.
Essential Functions: Attend games/matches as assigned by the head coach; Travel with team to away contest; Assist in scouting and recruiting of athletics for respective sport; Assist with on-field practices; Assist with off-season conditioning and workouts.
 

Administrative Positions

There are no administrative positions available at this time.
 

Correctional Education Positions

Administratice Assistant to the Site Manager of Correctional Facility Education Program
Location: Madison Correctional Facility
Qualifications: A.S. or B.S. in Business required.  Punctual, good communication skills and knowledgeable of University’s academic programs, valid driver’s license, experience with computer software applications, capable of handling detailed work, and the ability to get along with administrators, faculty, staff, and potential students.  Act as initial contact person/receptionist for potential students.
Description: Serves as Administrative Assistant to the Site Manager of Correction Facility Education Program, serves as receptionist in OCU’s office in the corrections facility, handles essential reports, memos, and other information pertinent to the Coordinator of Correction Facility Education Program as it relates to Students.

Essential Functions: Maintains respect at all times for confidential information. Performs required duties; answering the telephone expediting questions and requests in a courteous, tactful, prompt, and correct manner; greeting visitors. Types correspondence for the Site Manager of Correction Facility Education Program. Types, maintains, and distributes accurate memos as directed. Effectively operates various office equipment. Prepares and maintains OIS files (student information, conduct reports, count letters) for the Site Manager of Correction Facility Education Program. Prepares the monthly data reports and accompanying materials as required by the state (DWD policy 2011-08). Process incoming mail and distribution to staff. Assists in maintaining faculty application files, resignations, etc. Assists in maintaining general office filing system – keep daily log book (faculty issues, emergency counts, classes cancelled, etc.). Completes reports in a timely manner as required by state and federal agencies along with those from Accrediting bodies (DWD Policy 2011-08.) Process DOC Referrals to places student in education (ABE, Vocational and College) Scan TABE tests and Practice GED Tests. Create passes or special count letters as directed by Site Manager. Maintain Inters Program through data input documentation, attendance, etc. If IDOC changes this program the new program will be followed. Change class rosters and time cuts as directed by the Site Manager. Maintains current inventory of supplies and informs Site Manager when items need to be purchased. Complete required DOC training, CBTS and annual training as required by the facility. Provide training for offender education clerks, if they allowed by the facility. Document work hours and Apprenticeship Information for offender clerks.

Vocational Teacher - Culinary Arts
Location: Putnamville Correctional Facility
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree minimum; Masters Degree preferred; Area of specialized training or experience; Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students; Must have a valid workplace specialist license.
Description: Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth.  Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic area/s in which he/she is employed to teach.
Essential Functions: Maintain records as required by the Department of Corrections, the Correctional Facility and University; maintains professional ethics. Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships. Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders. Prepare and provide quality instruction. Begin and end classes on time according to DOC, Correctional Facility and OCU schedules. Present clear, complete, and accurate explanations so that students understand what is expected. Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner. Receive learners’ questions comfortably and answers them clearly and completely. Provide consistent, un-biased feedback on student work in a timely fashion. Make provisions, if known, for students with identified exceptionalities. Present content relevant to the objectives of the course as found in the syllabi. Ask relevant questions throughout the lesson to check for understanding. Encourage active student participation. Fairly assess student progress as outlined in the syllabi. Provide for the care and protection of University property. Select texts, supplementary materials and equipment necessary for the delivery of course content. Attends meetings as required.

Vocational Teacher (Master Student to Master Employee)
Location: Indianapolis Re-entry Education Facility
Qualifications: This position requires a valid Indiana Teacher’s License.

Substitute Teacher
Location: Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility - Madison, IN
Status: Part Time
Qualifications: Substitue Teacher's License required; BS preferred; Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students.
General Description: Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth. Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic area/s in which he/she is employed to teach.
Essential Functions: Maintain a safe and secure environment within IDOC policies and procedures; Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development; Administer the classroom and its program of organization and management; Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students; Prepare and provide quality instruction; Provide projects, papers, etc. that are relevant to the course and to student learning; Demonstrate knowledge of content area along with on-going personal study and research; Begin and end classes on time according to OCU and facility rules; Present clear, complete, and accurate explanations so that students understand what is expected; Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner; Receive learners’ questions comfortably and answers them clearly and completely; Provide consistent, un-biased feedback on student work in a timely fashion; Make provisions, if known, for students with identified exceptionalities; Ask relevant questions throughout the lesson to check for understanding; Ask questions of varying difficulty; Encourage active student participation; Provide for the care and protection of University property.

 

Student Positions

No positions available at this time.

 

Oakland City University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or military or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Oakland City University complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.  Oakland City University also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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