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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

Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies

In the first year, the faculty member would work with the Dean to develop the Creative Technologies program. This first year would include 1) course development including syllabi construction, academic textbooks and intellectual sources selection, and design of necessary lab/skill work with a makerspace environment; 2) determine physical layout of creative technologies labs/makerspace and purchase appropriate equipment; and 3) work with the admissions office in the recruitment of students.

As the program launches in the second year, the faculty member would settle into a more traditional faculty role and teach the necessary courses required for the program; direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of creative technologies program, and provide service to the university through committee work, maintaining partnership with industry, and research.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Adjunct Lecturer of Biology

Oakland City University’s School of Arts and Sciences is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as instructors of Biology starting September 7, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of Biology will teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of Biology courses and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include Environmental Biology.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.
Location:
Evansville/Bedford/Rockport
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Lecturer of Art

Oakland City University’s School of Arts and Sciences is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as instructors of Art starting September 7, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of Art will teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of Art courses and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include Art Appreciation.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.
Location:
Evansville/Bedford/Rockport
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Lecturer of History

The Department of History at Oakland City University is searching for an Adjunct Lecturer of History to teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers starting September 7, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of History will teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of History courses and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include American and World History.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.
Location:
Evansville/Rockport/Bedford
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Lecturer of Sociology

Oakland City University’s School of Arts and Sciences is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as instructors of Sociology starting September 7, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of Sociology will teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of Sociology courses and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include Introduction to Sociology.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.
Location:
Evansville/Bedford/Rockport
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Lecturer of Psychology

Oakland City University’s School of Arts and Sciences is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as instructors of Psychology starting September 7, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of Psychology will teach in associate and bachelor’s programs at the Bedford, Rockport, and Evansville learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of Psychology courses and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include General Psychology.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.
Location:
Evansville/Bedford/Rockport
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Adjunct Lecturer of English

Oakland City University’s School of Arts and Sciences is searching for applicants who are eager to serve as instructors of English starting August 3rd, 2020. The Adjunct Lecturer of English will teach in the Associate/Bachelor of Science programs on the main Oakland City campus and/or Bedford, Rockport, and Rockport learning centers. The position will include a part-time teaching load with face-to-face and/or hybrid evening courses using Zoom and may include online teaching assignments. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of the English and non-traditional programs. Relevant courses that may be include in this assignment include English Composition, American Literature, and Fundamentals of Speech.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to academic excellence, spiritual formation, experiential learning, and equity.

Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time, exempt

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Accounting Instructor

The School of Business at Oakland City University is searching for a full time Accounting professor/lecturer for main campus (located in Oakland City, IN) to start August 2020.

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching undergraduate accounting courses, mentoring students, engaging in scholarship and research in his or her field of expertise, participating in school and university initiatives in alignment with strategic priorities. The School of Business 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, exempt

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Lecturer of Communication

The Lecturer of Communication in the School of Arts and Sciences will teach and advise in the Associate/Bachelor of Science programs on the main campus. The position will include a part-time faculty-teaching load with face-to-face courses. Teaching online courses and/or night classes will also be reviewed as other job responsibilities. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of the Communication program.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
9-months, exempt

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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Instructor or Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of Arts and Sciences will work closely with the Dean of Arts and Sciences and Dean of Business to design and develop the computer science program. The position will teach and advise in the Associate/Bachelor of Science programs on the 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. The position will direct, assess, and evaluate the learning experiences of students along with the assessing the effectiveness of the Computer Science program.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
9-months, exempt

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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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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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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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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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Assistant Provost or Senior Director for Non-Traditional Programs

The Assistant Provost/Senior Director of Non-Traditional Enterprises provides leadership and management for the development and implementation of non-traditional student program which include online and off-campus sites. Responsibilities include management of Non-Traditional academic programs (course schedules, budget) and services (financial aid, registration), oversight of non-traditional student enrollment management and student support services, and management of the off-campus site support staff. The Director integrates and communicates all aspects of student resources to provide seamless assistance to students in acquiring the information and services they need, including intake processes, advising, financial aid, registration, degree completion pathways, and other services. The Director works closely with the university deans in schedule offerings and scheduling, faculty recruitment, and faculty development. The Assistant Provost/Senior Director develops partnerships within and outside the University to serve students, collaborates with the Director of Non-Traditional Enrollment Management on approaches to marketing, and assists in creating alternative pathways to degree completion.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-time

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APS Support Specialist

Oakland City University is seeking a dynamic Adult and Professional Studies (APS) Support Specialist for its Downtown Evansville Learning Center (located at 401 SE 6th St, Evansville, IN 47713). The Support Specialist assists students enrolled at the site reach their goals and maximize their academic career at OCU by serving as their advocate and main point of contact for academic and support services. The Support Specialist also oversees the site’s daily operations (including administrative support during evening classes), assists instructors with general administrative tasks, and collaborates with the site’s admissions counselor on recruitment efforts.
Location:
Evansville, IN

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Correctional Education Assistant

Serves as Administrative Assistant for duties related to the Indiana Department of Correction Educational Program by assisting the Business Office, Registrar, and Admissions office of Oakland City University as it relates to the contract with the Indiana Department of Correction. This position requires collaboration with all departments.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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University Nurse

University nurses review and create school health care policies, monitor better health care standards, research local trends, create educational material, perform health screenings, provide medical care to students and faculty members and monitor trending health care issues among other community-based health care work. The university nurses must be self-empowered, highly educated, be well-organized, have a strong desire to help others excel in their health, be excellent leaders and communicators and be able to take action on important topics that can affect the health of all individuals that depend on them. Position requires some light lifting of supplies and other office materials. May be required to be on-call. Occasional extended hours required for emergencies. Limited travel may be required.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time

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Director of Non-Traditional Enrollment Management

Oakland City University is seeking a creative and dynamic Director of Non-traditional Enrollment Management to lead recruitment and marketing efforts to promote enrollment growth in non-traditional programs (fully online and Adult and Professional Studies). The Director provides strategic leadership, oversight, direction and supervision for enrollment management strategic planning, operations, and enrollment-related issues under the guidance of the Assistant Provost for Non-traditional Administration. This position is part of an innovative team focused on growing current programs, supporting student success in ways that promote greater educational access for adult and non-traditional learners, and figuring out new ways to support regional workforce development. The Director supervises support the non-traditional admissions counselors (5 staff members) and works closely with other department staff, deans, the Office of Admissions, and University leaders to meet enrollment goals and drive business development to grow non-traditional programs. To be successful, the Director must be a motivational and active leader who can leverage external opportunities and empower internal stakeholders responsible for recruitment. The Director must also skillfully manage change and facilitates continuous improvement in processes and services through collaborative partnerships.

We encourage applications from candidates that will honor our university’s commitment to promoting access to education for non-traditional students, academic excellence, spiritual formation, and equity.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Associate Director for Data Management

This position is responsible for developing, implementing and assessing data driven strategic plans to increase efficiency and effectiveness within various operational departments of the university. This position will ensure that the departments are effectively utilizing technology, managing data for reporting and business decision making, implementing well researched and innovative business practices, and documenting all data technology policies, practices and procedures. Position requires some light lifting of technology supplies and other office materials. Occasional extended hours required for emergencies. Travel may be required occasionally.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time

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Director of Student Activities

The Director of Student Activities is a member of the Student Life Team and reports to the Associate VP for Student Life. S/he will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the various programs and services that fall under the banner of Student Activities, along with other programs that are representative of the mission of Oakland City University. The position will require seasoned judgment to provide direction and support in the form of advocacy for the advisement of clubs and organizations, Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, and other student led programs. The position also oversees the Fitness Center and Intramural program. The Director of Student Activities will utilize student development theory and strategies to impact student’s leadership and organizational development.

Due to the nature of this position, evening and weekend commitments will be required. A typical workweek will be Tuesday - Saturday during the academic year and Monday – Friday during the summer months.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Director of University Housing

The Director of University Housing provides leadership and direction to all students and staff living in the residence halls. Additionally, he or she is responsible for the residence life staff supervision (Residence Hall Directors, RHDs; and Resident Assistants, RAs), training and development, outreach and counseling of residence hall students and problem solving within the hall. The Director of University Housing is dedicated to building an environment in the residence life system which facilitates the educational and personal development of students. Reporting directly to the Director of Student Life, this person is an essential member of the leadership team in the Office of Student Life.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Part-Time

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Data Analyst

The Data Analyst oversees all institutional research activities which provide information to support institutional planning, policy formulation, and decision-making, directs and manages data collection, data analysis, and research activities relative to institutional research, and directs the compilation of data and manages the submission of required state and federal reports regarding the University activities.
Location:
Main Campus
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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There are currently no openings.

Culinary Arts 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 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:
Indiana State Prison
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:
Westville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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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:
Westville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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Coding Instructor

Provides 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:
Plainfield Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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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:
Miami Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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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:
Heritage Trails
Status:
Full-Time

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ELL/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:
Westville Correctional Facility
Status:
Full-Time, exempt

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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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There are currently no openings.