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Current Employment Opportunities
 
 
 
 
 

Current Employment Opportunities

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.

Current Openings

Adjunct/Subject Matter Expert Online Course Developers

The School of Arts and Sciences at Oakland City University is seeking subject matter experts in English/Literature, Biology, Math and/or Communication to develop engaging online courses in collaboration with faculty and in alignment with university standards. These courses mirror general education offering on main campus and fulfill requirements of fully online programs in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, Early Childhood and Christian Studies.
Location:
Online
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Online Adjunct - English

The Department of English at Oakland City University is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as an online adjunct instructor of English starting July 1st, 2019. We especially invite degree-qualified individuals with experience teaching online composition courses to apply. We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty invested in the mission of retaining a diverse student body.
Location:
Online
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Head Cross Country Coach/Faculty

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.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Head Men's Basketball Coach / Faculty

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.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Faculty - Music

The Department of Music at Oakland City University is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as adjunct instructors teaching music courses on main campus (located in Oakland City, IN) in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. The position is housed within the School of Arts and Sciences, a team of faculty across diverse fields committed to providing an excellent learning environment, supporting student development, and impacting the world through the success of its graduates.

We especially encourage qualified individuals with experience teaching music history courses and with a background in brass and stringed instruments to apply. In addition, we welcome applications from candidates who will honor our university’s commitment to recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty invested in the mission of preparing students of diverse backgrounds for positive leadership and service in a global society.
Location:
Main Campus

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Psychology Faculty

The Department of Psychology at Oakland City University is searching for a full time Psychology professor for main campus (located in Oakland City, IN) to start August of 2019. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching, assessing, and administering undergraduate psychology courses and Bachelor of Science in Psychology program, mentoring students, engaging in scholarship and research in the discipline, participating in school and university initiatives in alignment with strategic priorities, and completing other duties as assigned. Teaching responsibilities will include a range of undergraduate courses in core subfields of psychology as well as specialized courses in addictions counseling.

The position is housed within the School of Arts and Sciences, a team of faculty across diverse fields committed to providing an excellent learning environment, supporting student development, and impacting the world through the success of its graduates. The School supports Oakland City University’s mission as a Christian faith-based learning community dedicated to the enhancement of intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development for positive leadership.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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History Faculty

The Department of History at Oakland City University is searching for a full time History professor for main campus (located in Oakland City, IN) to start August of 2019. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching, assessing, and administering history courses and Bachelor of Science in History program, mentoring students, engaging in scholarship and research in the discipline, participating in school and university initiatives in alignment with strategic priorities, and completing other duties as assigned. The position is housed within the School of Arts and Sciences, a team of faculty across diverse fields committed to providing an excellent learning environment, supporting student development, and impacting the world through the success of its graduates. The School supports Oakland City University’s mission as a Christian faith-based learning community dedicated to the enhancement of intellectual, spiritual, physical and social development for positive leadership.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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School of Education-Graduate Studies Faculty

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.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
9 months, exempt

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Volleyball Coach/Faculty

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.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Business Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Business Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the School of Business will teach and advise in the Associate/Bachelor of Science/Master’s Degree programs on main campus. The position will include a full-time faculty-teaching load with face-to-face courses. Teaching online courses and/or night classes will also be reviewed as other job responsibilities.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Adjunct Instructor of Government

The Department of History at Oakland City University is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as an adjunct instructor of government. The successful candidate will join a small-and-collegial department on main campus (located in Oakland City, IN) in August 2019. We especially invite degree-qualified individuals with experience teaching courses addressing state and local government to apply. As a department dedicated to studying the multicultural nature of humanity’s past, we strongly encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty invested in the mission of retaining a diverse student body.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Oakland City University invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. As an integral part of the university, the School of Arts and Sciences seeks to educate the whole person in preparation for service and leadership in local and global communities. Most of the Foundational Core courses required of all degree students are taught in this school. The Foundational Core curriculum is designed to prepare students to think logically, communicate clearly, solve problems, clarify values, function within social institutions, use science and technology, and appreciate art. The school offers associate and bachelor’s degrees in Art, Criminal Justice, Graphic and Web Design, Biology, Communications, English, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Global Studies and Worship Arts.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean serves as the school’s academic leader, responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction and communication, advancing the school’s academic agenda, managing and building the school’s fiscal and human resources, and representing the school effectively and collaboratively within the university and to a variety of external constituencies. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and analytical skills, with the ability to work collaboratively within the school and forge partnerships with other schools as well as internal and external stakeholders. In addition, the candidate will bring an understanding and experience with effective assessment practice with a focus on student learning, the ability to guide strategic data-driven efforts across the school, and the type of entrepreneurial spirit required to develop a shared vision for the school in alignment with institutional and departmental priorities.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will honor our university’s commitment to recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty invested in the mission of preparing students of diverse backgrounds for positive leadership and service in a global society.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
9-12 months, exempt

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Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor

The Department of Criminal Justice at Oakland City University, a Christian faith-based liberal arts institution, is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as an adjunct instructor in our main campus-based baccalaureate Criminal Justice degree program in Oakland City, IN. The successful candidate(s) will join a small-and-collegial department when they begin offering engaging instruction to our main campus students beginning in January 2019.

The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking adjunct instructors that are interested in teaching Criminal Justice courses on the main campus that include Alternatives to Incarceration, Offender Assessment System, Probation and Parole, Correctional Administration, and Community Corrections. All main campus courses are offered in 15-week sessions during the fall and spring terms. Summer teaching opportunities may be available.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to recruiting a highly qualified and diverse faculty invested in the mission of preparing students for positive leadership.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time, Exempt

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Adjunct Faculty - Special Education

Help students to learn subject matter and skills which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential for 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.
Location:
Plainfield
Status:
Part-Time, Exempt

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Criminal Justice Program Coordinator

The Criminal Justice Program Coordinator/Instructor is a combined teaching and administrative position that includes key responsibilities in program development, coordination, instruction, assessment, and evaluation. The Coordinator also assists other CJ adjunct instructors with the implementation of teaching methods, educational materials, and the utilization of instructional technology to enhance learning in collaboration with the Dean of Arts and Sciences and other relevant staff.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Facilities Services Worker

The employee is responsible for the renovation and repair of the buildings and associated systems and constructing additions thereto, installation of new equipment and repair of existing equipment, maintenance of the grounds, and general custodial care of the facility as assigned.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time

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Campus Security

Maintain security and safety for campus buildings, students, faculty and staff.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time

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Career Services Advisor

Serves as Career Services Advisor as a part of Academic Affairs, handles essential reports, develops relationships with business employers, trains mentors, provides tutoring services, and works with Web Master to keep web updated in regard to career services.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Director of Athletics

Serves as the Director of Athletics and is responsible for the administrative operation and policies of all athletic programs including Cheerleaders, fund raising, student athletic eligibility, student athletic codes, as well as completes instruction as assigned. Makes all final decisions that affects scheduling policy, fiscal policy, ticket policy and any other phase of athletics that may be outlined by the Provost and President. Serves as official spokesperson for the Department of Athletics in matters of policy such as news releases, schedules, and hiring of personnel.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Cosmetology Instructor

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 assessing the effectiveness of academic area/s in which he/she is employed to teach. Provide instruction needed for students to qualify for certification in the respective fields.
Location:
Rockville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Vocational Teacher - Welding

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.
Location:
Westville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Vocational Teacher - Barber

Provide instruction needed for students to qualify for certification in the respective fields. Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of students according to Certifying Agency guidelines. Assist students in improving academic and employability skills.
Location:
Wabash Valley Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Vocational Teacher - Welding

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.
Location:
Putnamville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Vocational Teacher- Barber

Provide instruction needed for students to qualify for certification in the respective fields. Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of students according to Certifying Agency guidelines. Assist students in improving academic and employability skills.
Location:
Miami Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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ABE/HSE Teacher

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.
Location:
New Castle Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Welding Instructor

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.
Location:
Putnamville Correctional
Status:
Full-Time

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Welding Instructor

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.
Location:
Westville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time

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Student Tutor

Individual should be able to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts to others. Must demonstrate the desire to assist other students as a tutor.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time

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