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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

Director of Admissions

Location: Main Campus, Oakland City, IN
Status: Full Time, non-exempt
Qualifications:  M.S. (Masters Degree) with experience in sales
Job Description:  Supervise admissions counselors and recruit students for the University.
Essential Functions: 

  • Monitor the processing of potential applicant’s materials;
  • Interface with Registrar and Financial Aid Offices on aspects of:   admissions, registration, transfer and evaluation of requests and dealing with the admissions committees;
  • Compile statistics on recruitment and admissions, motivate admission counselors and provide statistical analysis on a weekly basis to administration;
  • Process students who must be re-admitted;
  • Respond to requests for information by telephone, mail and electronic mail;
  • Ensure Immigration I-20 forms and requests for entering foreign students are complete;
  • Coordinate admissions for special programs;
  • Organize and plan the recruitment of students for all programs and supervise counselors in each program;
  • Coordinate the Capture – Student Search recruiting efforts;
  • Coordinate the Clearing House review and reporting efforts;
  • Coordinate the publicity for student recruitment with the Director of Marketing;
  • Recruit students;
  • Establish communication flow and procedures for prospective students/applicants;
  • Develop communication letters, emails, phone conversations and other admission collateral for prospective students;
  • Maintain an appointment/meeting calendar and travel schedule for the department as requested; and
  • Monitor weekly admissions reporting and staff performance; reports findings to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Enrollment Counselor (Main Campus)

Location: Main Campus, Oakland City, IN
Status: Full Time, non-exempt
Qualifications:  Bachelors degree, in Marketing, preferred; high school diploma 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.
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.
Essential Functions: 

  • Interviews prospective students and answers questions about the college and the opportunities it offer and conducts campus tours
  • Works to develop and expand a listing of potential students
  • Analyzes applicant’ needs and refers them to appropriate persons for advice about courses of study, financial aid and scholarships, or other specialized information
  • Reviews potential student files to ensure they are completed prior to admission to the University
  • Makes independent judgments in locating and applying the most appropriate guidelines relating to both admissions and scholarships
  • Conducts research to develop a profile of those students who may be attracted to the university, analyzes the effectiveness of recruiting techniques, and studies the expectations of incoming students
  • Exercises professional judgment and discretion in admitting students who meet the academic requirements and recommending the admission or non-admission of students with academic profiles below admission standards
  • Attends college fairs and university nights at high schools/businesses
  • Maintains respect at all times for confidential information
  • Coordinates visits with the high school principal, Guidance Counselor and/or Businesses Human Resource Departments
  • Develops a schedule of recruitment activities.  Prepares weekly reports of completed efforts to the Director of Admissions
  • Represents University in an official capacity at a variety of recruitment and marketing activities and events including college nights and fairs, high school programs, individual school visits and group presentations
  • Develops working relationship between schools/ businesses and the University
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of promotional campaigns of the University’s programs, with an emphasis on those designed for student recruitment and retention
  • Extensive travel and irregular working hours including evenings and weekends
  • Communicates effectively via telephone and electronic media
  • Accept other duties such as, but not limited to:  coordinate telephone campaign; coordinate off campus events; International Representative; coordinate on campus events; coordinate online admissions; coordinate campus tours; and coordinate Student Ambassadors

Administrative Assistant to Financial Aid

Location: Main Campus, Oakland City, IN
Status: Full Time, non-exempt
Qualifications:  B.S. in Business, preferred; High School Diploma, minimum.  High degree of Proficiency in office procedures, typing, and machines.  Professional tact, diplomacy, and Presentation with administrators, staff, faculty, students, parents, and the community.  Receptionist responsibilities.
Job Description:  Serves as Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to the Department supervisor, handles essential reports, memos, and other information pertinent information as it relates to the department.
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, maintains, and distributes accurate memos as directed.
  • Effectively operates various office equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains files
  • Maintains an appointment/meeting calendar and travel schedule for the Department supervisor when requested.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly reports.
  • Types interoffice and other publications as assigned.
  • Process incoming mail, sorting, opening as directed, and distribution to staff as needed.
  • Assists in maintaining general office filing system.
  • Assists with reports as requested.
  • Completes reports as required by state and federal agencies along with those from accrediting bodies.
  • Oversees selected projects that may be required depending on department.
  • Assists in the preparation of federal reports.  (1) Pell Reports (2) Stafford Student Loans (3) Plus Student Loans.

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.

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

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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