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Oakland City University is a Christian faith-based community dedicated to the enhancement of intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social development for positive leadership. This mission statement defines our every step as a university community and provides the basis for our search for the best and most qualified candidates for each open position we seek to fill.

To Apply

  1. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three personal references electronically to jhensley@oak.edu.
  2. If you don’t have a resume, please complete the downloadable application form as follows:
    1. Download the OCU Employment Application
    2. Fill in all the information
    3. Save the form
    4. Email it to jhensley@oak.edu

    Equal Employment Opportunity of Oakland City University

    Oakland City University is committed to the achievement of equal opportunity within OCU. In this regard, OCU will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. OCU prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary considerations of characteristics such as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, or veteran status.

    In full and complete compliance with federal laws and laws of the State of Indiana and all regulations appertaining thereto, the University does not discriminate against students on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender, or other status or condition protected by applicable state or federal laws in conducting its educational programs and activities.

    In the employment of personnel, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender, veteran or other status or condition protected by applicable state or federal laws. This policy applies to all conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, selection, recruitment, employment, advertising, layoff and termination, compensation, and all other terms and conditions of employment. The University is a private church-related institution and strives to attract those who espouse the Christian faith or those who would be comfortable in such a religious context and environment.

    All offices, schools, departments and other units of Oakland City University operate pursuant to all applicable laws relating to equal employment and educational opportunity, including but not limited to, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1973, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Age Discrimination In Employment Act of 1967, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Act and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

    Current Openings

    Faculty

    Adjunct Lecturer of Biology

    Part-time, exempt | Evansville/Bedford/Rockport

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in Biology, or master’s degree in a field closely related to Biology with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Biology.
    • Teaching experience in Biology.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Biology, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Biology, or Doctorate in a field other than Biology (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in Biology. Three years teaching experience in Biology.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate Biology courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Adjunct Lecturer of Art

    Part-time, exempt | Evansville/Bedford/Rockport

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in Art, or master’s degree in a field closely related to Art with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Art.
    • Teaching experience in Art.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Art, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Art, or Doctorate in a field other than Art (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in Art. Three years teaching experience in Art.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate Art courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Adjunct Lecturer of History

    Part-time, exempt | Evansville/Bedford/Rockport

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in History, or master’s degree in a field closely related to History with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in History.
    • Teaching experience in History.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in History, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in History, or Doctorate in a field other than History (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in History. Three years teaching experience in History.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate History courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Adjunct Lecturer of Sociology

    Part-time, exempt | Evansville/Bedford/Rockport

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in History, or master’s degree in a field closely related to History with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in History.
    • Teaching experience in History.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in History, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in History, or Doctorate in a field other than History (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in History. Three years teaching experience in History.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate History courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Adjunct Lecturer of Psychology

    Part-time, exempt | Evansville/Bedford/Rockport

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in Psychology, or master’s degree in a field closely related to Psychology with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Psychology.
    • Teaching experience in Psychology.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Psychology, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Psychology, or Doctorate in a field other than Psychology (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in Psychology. Three years teaching experience in Psychology.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate Psychology courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Adjunct Lecturer of English

    Part-time, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in English, or master’s degree in a field closely related to English with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in English.
    • Teaching experience in English.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching, with the ability to teach a variety of English courses.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in English, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in English, or Doctorate in a field other than English (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in English. Three years teaching experience in English.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate English courses in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    • Collaborate with relevant staff, program coordinators, academic deans and other administrators to ensure high-quality instruction and student success.
    Accounting Instructor

    Full-time, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    • A proven background in delivering quality instruction.
    • The ability to administer the daily operations and curriculum of an undergraduate accounting program.
    • A commitment to student mentoring through effective advising, research, and internship opportunities.
    • Experience with gathering, analyzing, and using assessment of student learning data to improve instruction, student success, and course and academic program learning outcomes.
    • Experience or potential for pursuing a research agenda, publication, and activity in professional organizations.
    • An interest in participating in the life of the campus and university service, including participating in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
    • A commitment to serving the community and the profession.
    • Candidates with a doctorate in Accounting or closely related field will be preferred. A master’s degree in Accounting or a minimum of 18 graduate credits in accounting is required. CPA and/or CMA certifications are preferred.
    Lecturer of Communication

    9-months, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in Communication, or master’s degree in a field closely related to Communication with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Communication.
    • Teaching experience in Communication.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching, with the ability to teach a variety of Communication courses.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Communication, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Communication, or Doctorate in a field other than Communication (e.g., Doctor of Education) with a master’s degree in Communication. Three years teaching experience in Communication.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain records as required by the University.
    • Maintains professional ethics.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
    • Provide evidence of professional growth.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Administers the classroom and its program of organization and management.
    • 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 along with on-going personal study and research.
    • Begin and end classes on time according to 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.
    • Cooperate with students involved with extra-curricular activities by providing assistance when they miss your class.
    • 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.
    • Ask questions of varying difficulty.
    • 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.
    • Maintain office hours of 6 hours per week in addition to teaching assignments.
    Adjunct/Subject Matter Expert Online Course Developers

    Part-time, exempt | Online

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Terminal or master’s in a related field with 18 graduate hours in English/Literature, Biology, Math and/or Communication
    • Experience developing and teaching online courses in designated disciplines
    • In-depth and current understanding of instructional issues related to teaching and learning in online settings
    • Experience using a range of tools to develop instructional materials, including proficiency in learning management systems (Moodle preferred) and Quality Matters standards
    • Excellent time management, communication, and collaboration skills

    Preferred –

    • Terminal or master’s degree in English/Literature, Biology, Math, and/or Communication

    Essential Functions

    • Develop online course syllabi and master course shells in accordance with best practices in online teaching, departmental guidance, and university standards
    • Select course materials and resources to support delivery of online instruction
    • Complete specified deliverables in a timely manner to ensure course is fully designed and quality reviewed prior to the date the course is offered for the first time
    • Revise course as a result of the review process and feedback from faculty, instructors, and/or students
    • Copy-edit content for errors, style, accuracy, and meaning
    • Teach developed online course the first time (when applicable)
    Online Adjunct - English

    Part-time, exempt | Online

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in a field closely related to English, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in English.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.
    • Experience with college level instruction.
    • Experience utilizing interactive online teaching methods that promote student engagement.
    • An understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education at a Christian University.

    Preferred –

    • Terminal degree in English, or closely related field (e.g., Composition, Creative Writing) OR master’s degree in English.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate online English courses online in alignment with approved course syllabi and LMS course shell.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    Adjunct Faculty - Music

    Part-time, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    A master’s degree in Music or a master’s degree in a closely related field with 18 graduate hours in Music, and evidence of potential for effective teaching required. A Doctorate in Music (D.M.), professional and/or private teaching experience in vocal or instrumental areas, and evidence of potential for effective teaching preferred.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach face-to-face music courses in alignment with approved course syllabi.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    Adjunct Instructor of Government

    Part-time, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in a field closely related to Government or Political Science, with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Government or Political Science.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching.
    • Experience with college level instruction.
    • Experience utilizing interactive teaching methods that promote student engagement.
    • Potential for scholarly activity, ongoing scholarly activity, and/or a record of scholarly publications in the field.
    • Evidence of significant professional and leadership activities.
    • An understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education at a Christian University.
    • Experience with collaborative learning, the use of technology in education, and hybrid and online teaching preferred.

    Preferred –

    • Ph. D. in Government, Political Science, or closely related field (e.g., Public Policy Administration, Diplomacy, International Studies/Relations) OR Master’s degree in Government or Political Science.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach introductory and higher-level undergraduate courses for majors and non-majors in the field in face-to-face and online courses in alignment with approved course syllabi.
    • Pursue continuing/ongoing research in area of concentration.
    • Assist students in learning subject matter knowledge and skills that can lead them to grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Select supplementary texts, materials, and equipment necessary for effective delivery of course content.
    Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor

    Part-time, exempt | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or Corrections or a field closely related to Criminal Justice with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Criminal Justice/Corrections.
    • Evidence of potential for effective classroom teaching.
    • Experience with collaborative learning, interactive and innovative instructional methods that promote student engagement, and hybrid course teaching preferred.
    • Evidence of professional and leadership activities in criminal justice or corrections.
    • An understanding of and commitment to a liberal arts education at a Christian university.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in criminal justice (e.g., Homeland Security/Security Studies, Public Administration, or Government). A Juris Doctorate (J.D.) is not appropriate for this position.

    Essential Functions

    • Teach undergraduate criminal justice courses with a focus on corrections-related areas for majors and non-majors that are in alignment with approved course syllabi.
    • Assist students in learning the subject matter, while focusing on knowledge and skill acquisition that can assist them grow intellectually, emotionally, professionally, and spiritually.
    • Direct, assess, and evaluate student learning and assist in evaluating specific programs where courses are taught.
    • Participate in faculty/instructor professional development and other initiatives when available.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    Adjunct Faculty - Special Education

    Part-time, exempt | Plainfield Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Doctorate in Educational Psychology, Special Education, Education or Social Sciences field (e.g., Psychology, Sociology) plus certification in Special Education or Educational Psychology, P-12 or higher education teaching experience, experience with educational research, and evidence of potential for effective teaching.

    Essential Functions

    • Demonstrate effective teaching and/or supervision
    • Support the conceptual framework knowledge base and adhere to course objectives and assessments as outlined in course syllabi
    • Observe school policies and procedures
    • Collaborate with school faculty and administration
    • Keep current in the profession through study
    • Maintain professional development
    Criminal Justice Program Coordinator

    Full-time | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Required –

    • Master’s degree in criminal justice with an emphasis in investigative forensics, or master’s degree in a field closely related to criminal justice with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in criminal justice.
    • Three to five years of professional experience in criminal justice.
    • Evidence of potential for effective teaching, with the ability to teach a variety of criminal justice course with an emphasis in investigative forensics.
    • Three to five years of experience in the field of crime scene investigations and teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

    Preferred –

    • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Ph.D. in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in criminal justice, or Doctorate in a field other than criminal justice (e.g., Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Management, Doctor of Science, Juris Doctor) with a master’s degree in criminal justice/criminal justice-related discipline.

    Essential Functions

    • Coordinate all aspects of criminal justice courses, including development, instructional materials and resources, identifying qualified instructors, student assessment and delivery of instruction.
    • Coordinate associate and baccalaureate degree programs in criminal justice and investigative forensics concentrations.
    • Assist adjunct instructors and course developers with issues related to instructional design and the implementation of technology in learning in collaboration with other relevant staff.
    • Maintain an awareness of emerging criminal justice trends and issues.
    • Teach criminal justice courses with a focus on investigative forensics.
    • Seek grant funding as appropriate.
    • Represent criminal justice program to other groups and professional organizations.
    • Participate in faculty professional development and other school and university initiatives.
    • Manage criminal justice program budget.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

    STAFF

    Admissions Counselor for Online Programs

    Full-time | Main Campus

    The Admissions Counselor for Online Programs is responsible for recruiting prospective students and helping them navigate the admissions process. As a member of the Non-Traditional Enterprise (NTE), the Admissions Counselor will exhibit superior customer service skills and professionalism to the adult learners they communicate with each day. The successful candidate will maintain, at all times, a strong knowledge about academic programs and the admissions process as a whole. He/she will leverage professional networks, including corporate partnerships and business development, to support increased enrollment. The counselor will also collaborate effectively with team members, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and administrators to accomplish enrollment goals.

    Qualifications

    • At least 3 years of experience in higher education or sales
    • Experience delivering customer service to a diverse array of customers
    • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students, staff, administrators, and corporate partners to advance departmental goals
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with audiences of diverse backgrounds
    • Strong multi-tasking, planning, organization, and time management skills; ability to work on detailed tasks with a high level of autonomy
    • Demonstrate ability to think strategically, take initiative, and leverage resources for improvement
    • Interest and commitment to improve higher education access and career opportunities for nontraditional students
    • Willingness and ability to travel. Some nights and weekends may be needed
    • Exceptional teamwork skills; ability to work well with co-workers in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other digital tools
    • Preferred Skills: Knowledge of higher education CRM systems. SLATE knowledge preferred.

    Essential Functions

    • Develop, implement, and assess recruitment strategies to attract and enroll qualified applicants for online programs
    • Serve as the point of contact for potential students
    • Identify and evaluate student goals and assist them in degree program selection
    • Build personalized relationships with prospective students and relevant networks
    • Remain compliant with standards, guidelines, and policies as set by OCU, the U.S. Department of Education, and other relevant regulatory bodies
    • Regularly collaborate with other departments to ensure a streamlined admission process
    • Assist with developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with new and existing business and other organizations with the primary goal of increasing enrollment
    • Plan and conduct recruitment events and assist with planning and implementation of marketing marketing campaigns for non-traditional programs
    • Attend and actively participate in NTE staff meetings, training programs, and team retreats and contribute to the development of team goals and strategic planning
    • Exercise professional judgement and discretion in admitting students who meet academic requirements
    • Other related duties as assigned
    Assistant Director for Community Engagement & Diversity Coordinator

    Full-time | Main Campus

    The Assistant Director for Community Engagement & Diversity Coordinator will collaborate with Oakland City University and regional community partners to connect and identify community-based needs through which OCU students, faculty, and staff can engage and address. The Assistant Director will develop and manage a robust program which addresses the needs for diversity and cultural understanding on our campuses. As a branch of the newly developed Center for Calling & Career, the director will collaborate with students, faculty, staff, civic leaders, and community agencies to develop strategic reciprocal partnerships that engage students in the development of a personal commitment to “go forth to serve” in their careers and their personal lives modeled on Christian principles.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience
    • Knowledge of and experience with community-based learning
    • Demonstrated effectiveness cultivating and sustaining community partnerships and knowledge of the nonprofit sector
    • Demonstrated experience in addressing issues of diversity and multiculturalism
    • Experience working with diverse community and university groups in engagement activities
    • Strong organizational skills with experience developing, implementing and evaluating programs
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment

    Essential Functions

    • Develop and sustain meaningful, reciprocal community partnerships and projects with community-based organizations to promote engaged learning opportunities through community engagement activities.
    • Promote involvement in community service and civic engagement through student clubs and organizations, residence halls, orientation programs and other campus activities throughout the academic year.
    • Conceptualize, develop, and implement student leadership and cultural competency training programs to prepare college students as reflective, inclusive leaders.
    • Develop and manage cultural competency programming for university personnel.
    • Manage student mentor training for the student peer mentors in the Success Communities.
    • Coordinate operations for service-learning programming such as purchasing, room reservations, transportation and special events. Prepare reports for funding sources, plan and monitor budgets and advocate for additional funding as needed.
    • Develop and maintain databases, social media accounts and promotional outreach for service programs and opportunities.
    • Operate mechanisms for tracking outcomes for campus volunteers and for community members served and report annual community service participation and hours served.
    • Occasional evening and weekend work is expected
    • Other duties as assigned
    Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach

    Part-time | Main Campus

    Assist head coach in all aspects of coaching of respective sport.

    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.

    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
    Chief of Campus Police

    Part-time | Main Campus

    Report to: Vice President for Administration
    Employment Status: 12 months – Exempt

    Qualifications

    Required to have the minimum basic training and educational requirements adopted by the law enforcement training board under Indiana Code § 5-2-1-9.  Possesses knowledge of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice preferred.  10+ years experience in law enforcement required. 

    General Description

    This position is responsible for the effective leadership, management and operation of the Campus Police Department including planning, organizing and directing the activities of the department and assuring that law and order is maintained, state laws and The Oakland City University Board of Trustees Rules and Regulations are enforced and appropriate measures are implemented to prevent crime, protect all campuses and ensure the public safety of the university community. 

    Essential Functions

    • Enforce and assist the Board and University’s officials in the enforcement of the rules and regulations of the University
    • Works closely and successfully with the senior university leadership; all academic, administrative and service units of the university; federal, state and local law enforcement; and other public safety agencies
    • Coordinates with internal and external organizations regarding major activities held on campus, including but not limited to athletic events, concerts, speakers’ series, commencements and student/public assemblies; oversees, assesses and responds to critical campus law enforcement, public safety and security concerns, issues and situations; ensures that appropriate threat assessment/management and risk mitigation measures are in place and ensures the capacity of the department to respond to catastrophic events, either criminal or natural in origin
    • Manages the departmental operating budget, establishes an ongoing strategic plan for the department, as well as ensuring staff development and stewardship
    • Assist and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies and law enforcement officers near all university locations
    • Execute general police powers, including the power to arrest, without process, all persons who commit any offense within the view of the officer
    • Execute the same common law and statutory powers, privileges, and immunities, including the protections and immunities set forth in Indiana Code § 34-13-3, as Indiana state police officers, sheriffs, and constables
    • Maintain proper paperwork and filings to keep Campus Police in good-standing as required by the State of Indiana and federal law
    • Shall wear distinctive uniforms as prescribed by the Board which clearly identify the Police Officers as a member of the Campus Police
    • Manage and Supervise University Police Officers and Security Staff, including maintaining and scheduling Police Officers and Security Staff 
    • Participate in periodic meetings with University Officials (Trustees, Administration, and Directors).
    • Will need to be on-call at all times unless authority has been delegated to ensure proper coverage
    • Shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees 

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Director of Music Management - Worship Arts

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Reports to: Provost 
    Employment Status: 12 months – exempt

    Qualifications

    Masters or equivalent in the Area of specialized training or experience.  Demonstrates a sincere desire to aid all students. 

    General Description

    Recruits and manages the music groups on the main campus.  Works with the Office of Admissions to recruit students for music groups.  Organizes and oversees the practice sessions for these groups.  Sets and manages the performance schedules for these groups.  

    Teach one or two worship arts classes a semester for the concentration in Worship Arts offered through the Chapman School of Religious Studies and Seminary.   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.

    Essential Functions

    • Recruit students for music groups on the main campus.  Currently that list includes: Great Command, Earthlight, Pep Band, OCU Chorus, and Campus Praise Band. 
    • Establish and hold practice sessions for these groups on a regular basis to ensure quality performances.
    • Work with General Baptists and other local churches in setting performance schedules for Great Command and Earthlight.
    • Work with the Athletic department on setting performances for the Pep Band.
    • Work with the Campus Pastor on setting performances for the Worship Praise Band. 
    • Set campus and off-campus performances for the OCU Chorus.
    • Teach Worship Arts classes in the Chapman School of Religious Studies and Seminary.  
    • Maintain music technology equipment and labs.

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Director of University Housing

    Part-time | Main Campus

    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.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree preferred (or making progress towards degree). Must have life experience and be able to respond to emergency situations quickly. Mobility throughout the housing system is essential.

    Essential Functions

    STAFF DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Supervises daily performances of the residence life staff members. Participates in staff recruitment, selection, training and evaluation. Attends and participates in all required hall, area, office and departmental staff meetings and workshops.
    • Provides direction and information to staff in the following areas: programs, activities, counseling, administration, judicial affairs and personal conduct.
    • Develops and conducts staff in-service training sessions such as RHD professional development trainings throughout the summer months and academic year; RA training week prior to the opening of the fall semester in August; and RA mid-year training days in January.
    • Prepares and supervises staff duty/call schedules.
    • Supervises Residence Life staff which includes acknowledgment of positive contributions as well as confrontations when staff behavior is inappropriate.

    STUDENT DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Facilitates the development of an environment/community which stimulates student responsibility and accountability within the residence hall system.
    • Oversees, advises, and assists in the planning of programs with students and staff in the residence hall. Such programs must consider the development needs of students, the coordination with classroom learning, and the broad educational emphasis.
    • Consults and advises students on an individual and small group basis. Refer students to appropriate resources or helping agencies.
    • Facilitates staff and individual meetings for ongoing development.
    • Assists in establishing a positive working relationship between the residence hall staff and the other university staff and faculty.
    • Identifies and articulates individual and staff goals by the end of the first month of employment.
    • Acts as a judicial hearing officer for policy violations that occur in the residence halls. Handles referrals for policy violations, clarifies and interprets university and residence hall policies for students and staff; recommends appropriate sanctions for various offenses; follows-up on all judicial matters; and provides timely judicial communications with students and staff.
    • Presents/facilitates programs to the residents/residence life staff.

    ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Reports to the Director of Student Life.
    • Communicates regularly with dining hall staff, office personnel, and other university officials.
    • Monitors the physical upkeep and maintenance of the residence halls though work orders and communication. Advocates for improvements and upgrades to the residence hall facilities.
    • Prepares weekly occupancy reports for the Director of Student Life.
    • Enters all necessary student information into CAMS for housing assignments and billing purposes.
    • Coordinates the accurate and timely completion of paper work associated with room changes, check-in/check-out, emergency forms, missing person’s form, medical form, etc.
    • Serves as the on call duty person for all residence halls, as needed
    • Remains on campus during certain weekends: Homecoming, closed weekends, opening/closing weekends, and other specified weekends.
    • Maintains regularly scheduled office hours each week.
    • Performs special duties requested by the Director of Student Life.
    • Maintains a close working relationship with the Administrative Assistant for Student Life.
    Enrollment Counselor

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Reports to: Director of Admissions
    Employment Status: 12 months – Non-Exempt

    Education

    Bachelor’s degree, in Marketing, or Management preferred; high school diploma required.  

    Qualifications

    Verifiable passion for the small, private, liberal arts educational community.  Demonstrable alignment with the mission and vision of Oakland City University.  Goal oriented and intrinsically motivated with superior customer service and networking skills.  Proven excellent written and oral communication skills, including well-developed presentation skills.  Ability to build and maintain personal relationships with students, parents, faculty, and staff to determine the correct program fit for students’ career and personal goals.  Evident proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.  Demonstrable ability to prioritize duties and to execute detailed work.  Ability to think proactively and progressively, leveraging resources for improvements.  Professional attire, punctuality, and personal presentation required daily.    

    Preferred

    Fluent in Spanish, Knowledge of Slate CRM System.

    General Description

    Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Enrollment Counselor represents Oakland City University to prospective students and organizations, and works to increase inquiries and convert applications into enrolled students.  The successful enrollment counselor exhibits superior customer service skills and professionalism throughout daily interactions and communications with students including the following; interviews, phone calls, emails and information sessions.  The counselor creates and implements recruitment strategies to reach prospective students through events, referrals, online and print communications, and outreaches to businesses and organizations, including promising prospective international and domestic multicultural students. The enrollment counselor must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff.  A flexible work schedule that will include days, evenings, and some weekends is required.  Travel, valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle required.

    Essential Functions

    • Devise, implement, and evaluate effective recruitment strategies aligned with department and University goals.
    • Initiate and facilitate efforts designed to recruit students with diverse backgrounds.
    • Understand and provide recommendations regarding international initiatives and partnerships.
    • Develop multi-cultural relationships with area groups.
    • Interviews prospective students, answer questions about the college, and the opportunities it offers, and conducts campus tours
    • Works to develop and expand a listing of potential students
    • Analyzes the needs of applicants 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
    • 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

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Facilities Service Worker I

    Part-time | Main Campus

    Performs housekeeping which relate to the University plant, University buildings, facilities, and grounds.

    Qualifications

    5 years experience in field of housekeeping, minimum; High school diploma; Valid Driver’s license.

    Essential Functions

    • Accepts the responsibility for the care, condition, and appearance of all buildings, facilities and grounds; which may or may not require working on weekends. (Check with Director of Facilities Services or Facilities Services Coordinator for specific work days.)
    • Recommends purchase of necessary parts for repairs to Facilities Coordinator and/or Director of Facilities Services.
    • Cleans buildings and facilities as needed and identified.
    • Conducts periodical inspections of buildings to determine areas of needed cleaning and reports them to the Facilities Coordinator.
    • Assist in the promotion of good safety practices and procedures.
    • Assists in the inventory procedures for supplies, materials, and equipment.
    • Assist in development and operation of housekeeping records.
    • Serves as source of information on areas involving buildings and grounds.
    • Complete paperwork as required by the Facilities Coordinator, Director of Facilities Services and the University administration.
    • Keep informed of new housekeeping techniques and operations.
    • Conducts other duties related to those assigned by the Facilities Coordinator, Director of Facilities Services or the Vice President for Administration.
    Facilities Service Worker IV

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Performs maintenance duties which relate to the University plant, University buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds operation.

    Qualifications

    5 years experience in field of maintenance, minimum; high school diploma, desired; Valid Driver’s license, preferred

    Essential Functions

    • Repairs equipment and buildings as needed.
    • Conducts periodical inspections of buildings to determine areas of needed repair.
    • Makes repairs as assigned by Director of Facilities Services or Assistant Director of Facilities Services.
    • Keep informed of new maintenance techniques and operations.
    • Conducts other duties related to those assigned by the Director of Facilities Services or the Vice President for Administration.
    • Serve as on call duty person for Facilities Services, as needed.
    Institutional Research Coordinator

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Reports to: Assistant Provost for Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
    Employment Status: 12 months

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree (Social Science, Statistics, or related field) preferred; High School Diploma required. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite; Experience with Excel software extremely important with Microsoft Excel Certification preferred. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others, possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

    General Description

    This position provides support to the Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness through the completion of administrative and institutional effectiveness duties. 

    Essential Functions

    • Assist in management of institutional data (student and faculty demographics, degree completion, academic offerings, finances, etc.)
    • Oversee data entry to support University institutional effectiveness activities.
    • Always maintains respect for confidential information.
    • Self-motivation with a strong orientation towards customer service
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interact and communicate effectively with University administrators, faculty and staff
    • Effectively operate a computer, peripheral equipment, and office productivity software.
    • Ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple projects to insure deadlines are met.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Salary Range $30,000 – $40,000 depending on experience and credentials.

    This job description is no manner states or implies that these are the only duties or responsibilities performed by the position incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Payroll Coordinator

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Report to: Director of Human Resources
    Employment Status: 12 Month – Non-Exempt

    Qualifications

    Employee must be familiar with computerized Human Resources systems.  Must be accurate, efficient, and capable of handling detailed work assignments.  Must have excellent communication skills; both written and verbal and be able to maintain composure during difficult situations.  Employee must be familiar with compensation packages, benefit structures and payroll processes.

    General Description

    Responsible for oversight of entire payroll process.  Provides general and specific information regarding employment history and general staffing needs to administration.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information
    • Responsible for oversite of Time & Attendance process
    • Develop and process payroll for all employees
    • Maintain Paid time off records
    • Process employee benefit deductions and contributions
    • Ensure University compliance with Federal/State laws regarding HIPPA, FLSA, EEOC, etc.… and maintain proper files for such
    • Complete contract backs for each contract processed
    • Complete necessary and required reports in a timely manner
    • Process and train employees on timecard relevant issues
    • Verify all insurance invoices are accurate prior to payment
    • Maintain updated employee retirement spreadsheet and verify all contribution amounts are accurate prior to payment
    • Serve as a liaison between the employees and the administration
    • Serve on the Safety Committee
    • Serve on the Fiduciary Committee

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Administrative

    Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Reports to: President
    Employment Status: 12 months

    Qualifications

    Doctorate, Administrative Experience

    General Description

    Serves as the chief academic officer of Oakland City University and is responsible for its academic programs (undergraduate and graduate).  The Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs provides leadership to the faculty in the teaching, research, and university service functions.  The Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs reports to the President, is a member of The President’s Cabinet, and an ex-officio member of faculty committees.

    Essential Functions

    • Establish academic goals and develop plans and policies for their achievement, with appropriate faculty participation.
    • Implement and interpret academic policy and programs for our Main campus, Non-Traditional, and Contract Educational enterprises.
    • Lead and direct curriculum improvement and assessment.
    • Oversee academic personnel matters, including the annual evaluations of faculty and Deans of the respective schools, the hiring of new faculty, promotions, retention, tenure, and recurrent informal personnel matters.
    • Allocate resources, including budget preparation and control with the input of schools to achieve program goals. Work with Deans to ensure up-to-date technological infrastructure for academic delivery. 
    • Administer the Office of Academic Affairs, including review and approval each semester of program schedules, faculty load, etc.
    • Work with library personnel to review the strategic development of library services to maintain the most up-to-date delivery of services. 
    • Oversees processes relating to the accreditation of University programs.
    • Certify graduates for certificates and degrees.
    • Serves as liaison with accrediting agencies.
    • Complete any other assigned duties by the President or the Board of Trustees.

    Correctional Education

    ABE/HSE Teacher

    Full-time, exempt | New Castle Correctional Facility & Miami Correctional Facility

    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.

    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 Indiana teaching license.

    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.
    Administrative Assistant to the Site Manager

    Full-time | Plainfield Correctional Facility

    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.

    Qualifications

    A.S. Preferred or 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. Act as initial contact person/receptionist for potential 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.
    • Type’s 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.
    Logistics Instructor

    Full-time, exempt | Correctional Industrial Facility

    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.

    Qualifications

    Possess a valid Indiana Teacher’s License or the ability to prove eligibility for a Workplace Specialist License or a Transition to Teaching License allowing one to teach in a specific vocational field as determined by the Indiana Department of Education. Refer to these sites for guidance:

    Additional Qualifications –

    • Relevant and documented work experience in the vocational field.
    • Already hold or agree to obtain facility provided training for certifications as follows:
      • Serv-Safe Instructor Certification for Culinary Arts
      • NCCER Instructor Certification and OHSHA Instructor Certification for Building Trades and Welding
      • CLA-CLT Instructor Certification for Logistics Program
      • Word 2013 and IC3 Digital Literacy Certificate for Business Tech IC3

    Essential Functions

    • Prepare and provide quality instruction using the RISE Indiana Teacher Effectiveness Rubric 2.0 as a guide; specifically for competencies 2.1 -2.9.
    • Understand and follow all special education laws and guidelines. Provide accommodations as outlined in an Individual Education Plan for students with identified exceptionalities.
    • Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
    • Begin and end classes on time according to IDOC, Correctional Facility and OCU schedules.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Provide education services utilizing the materials and equipment required in the curriculum from the Certifying Agency
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility, Oakland City University (OCU) and the Certifying Agency.
    • Assess student learning according to Indiana Workforce Development Educational Functioning Level Assessment Policy, DWD Policy. (Where applicable.)
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility and Oakland City University (OCU).
    • Record student data in a Department of Workforce Development data base for National Reporting Purposes. (Where applicable.)
    • Utilize time card machines for accurate recording of student participation hours.
    • Adhere to professional ethical standards both on the job and off.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Provide for the care and protection of University and Facility property.
    • Attend meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    The Last Mile (TLM) Instructor for the MVP (Music Video Program)

    Full-time, exempt | Putnamville Correctional Facility

    Reports to: Site Manger/Coordinator of Correctional Facility Education Program 
    Employment Status: 12months – Exempt

    Required Responsibilities and Qualifications

    • Excellent communication skills including clear speaking and empathetic listening
    • Excellent situational awareness, and the ability to remain calm under stress and variable
      conditions
    • Confidence speaking to groups of various sizes, primarily in a teaching situation
    • Maintain a positive and supportive attitude at all times
    • Provide honest and constructive feedback and appropriate encouragement to students

    Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

    • Preference given to those with experience working with incarcerated individuals, at-risk youth or similar environment
    • Working knowledge of audio production/pro tools skills a plus but not required

    General Description

    The Classroom Facilitator works on-site in a state prison with students who are enrolled in TLM’s Music and Video Program (MVP). This role combines teaching, mentoring, and supervisory tasks to ensure a positive and supportive learning environment. TLM classrooms are unique to other educational programs, other in-prison programs, and even differ from classroom to classroom. The classroom facilitator is primarily responsible for the culture, morale, and community of the classroom. The subject material in the TLM curriculum is challenging and often focuses on group work – things that are not always common in in-prison settings. As with learning anything new, students may get frustrated and face challenges. The classroom facilitator’s goal is to provide support and guidance, in order to create a community based on collaboration and mutual growth.

    Essential Functions

    • Arrive at classroom location prior to arrival of students and open class for program use
    • Maintain all required prison security protocols, and secure the classroom at the end of each day
    • Maintain records of any student or equipment issues
    • Facilitate classwork and projects, and work with the participants to develop their skills in the
      music and Video Program
    • Interface with The Last Mile Curriculum Development staff and remote instructors to resolve questions from the class and interpret the live instruction
    • Provide regular feedback to the Classroom Operations team in order to facilitate continuous course improvement, and to maintain standards of excellence
    • Introduce and nurture a positive and supportive classroom culture
      Enable and participate in a collaborative community in the classroom
      Manage learners’ expectations in regards to the TLM program and curriculum
      Facilitate communication between students and TLM’s Academic Support staff
      Support virtual Remote Instruction sessions, in collaboration with TLM’s Remote Instruction team
      Communicate with TLM’s Classroom Operations team in regards to classroom and facility
      updates, including upcoming events, class progress and deadlines, program closures, facility lockdowns, and student write-ups
    • Ensure that students have a clear understanding of requirements for advancement and
      Graduation
    • Manage learner access to curriculum in the Learning Management System (LMS) by “unlocking”
      new content according to student progress
    • Grade music and video production exercises and student presentations using provided rubrics (in
      the LMS)
    • Provide opportunities for professional development through additional classroom activities (e.g.
      presentations, performance reviews, classroom meetings)
    • Notify TLM of planned absences in advance

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties or responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee

    Vocational Teacher - Barber

    Full-time | Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

    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.

    Qualifications

    Minimally, meet one of the following.

    • Already hold or have the ability to prove eligibility for an Indiana State Teacher’s License or Instructor’s State License in the vocational training area.
    • Ability to obtain a Workplace Specialist License allowing one to teach in a specific vocational field as determined by the Indiana Department of Education. Refer to these sites for guidance:

    Additional Qualifications –

    • Relevant and documented work experience in the vocational field.
    • Already hold or agree to obtain facility provided training for certification to instruct: Barber/Cosmetology Instructor License

    Essential Functions

    • Prepare and provide quality instruction using the RISE Indiana Teacher Effectiveness Rubric 2.0 as a guide; specifically for competencies 2.1 -2.9.
    • Understand and follow all special education laws and guidelines. Provide accommodations as outlined in an Individual Education Plan for students with identified exceptionalities.
    • Follow the registration, enrollment, training and completion guidelines as specified by the certifying agency for the vocational training being offered.
    • Provide education services utilizing the materials and equipment required in the curriculum from the Certifying Agency
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility, Oakland City University (OCU) and the Certifying Agency.
    • Assess student learning according to Indiana Workforce Development Educational Functioning Level Assessment Policy, DWD Policy.
    • Assist students in learning the vocational specific vocabulary, learning and applying employability skills and improving academic skills.
    • Utilize time card machines for accurate recording of student participation hours.
    • Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
    • Begin and end classes on time according to IDOC, Correctional Facility and OCU schedules.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Record student data in a Department of Workforce Development data base for National Reporting Purposes.
    • Adhere to professional ethical standards both on the job and off.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Provide for the care and protection of University and Facility property.
    • Attends meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Vocational Teacher - Building Trades

    Full-time | Westfield Correctional Facility

    Reports to: Site Manger/Coordinator of the Correctional Facility Education Program
    Employment Status: 12months – Exempt

    Qualifications

    • Possess a valid Indiana Teacher’s License or the ability to prove eligibility for a Workplace Specialist License or a Transition to Teaching License allowing one to teach in a specific vocational field as determined by the Indiana Department of Education.  Refer to these sites for guidance:
    • Cosmetology and Barber Instructors must hold an Instructor’s License.
    • A valid Indiana Teachers License is sufficient for the MSME Program but experience in teaching employability skills is preferred.

    Additional Qualifications

    • Relevant and documented work experience in the vocational field.
    • Already hold or agree to obtain facility provided training for certifications as follows:
    • Serv-Safe Instructor Certification for Culinary Arts
    • NCCER Instructor Certification and OHSHA Instructor Certification for Building Trades and Welding
    • CLA-CLT Instructor Certification for Logistics Program
    • Word 2013 and IC3 Digital Literacy Certificate for Business Tech IC3

    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 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.

    Essential Functions

    • Prepare and provide quality instruction using the RISE Indiana Teacher Effectiveness Rubric 2.0 as a guide; specifically for competencies 2.1 -2.9.
    • Understand and follow all special education laws and guidelines.  Provide accommodations as outlined in an
    • Individual Education Plan for students with identified exceptionalities.
    • Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
    • Begin and end classes on time according to IDOC, Correctional Facility and OCU schedules.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Provide education services utilizing the materials and equipment required in the curriculum from the Certifying Agency
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility, Oakland City University (OCU) and the Certifying Agency.
    • Assess student learning according to Indiana Workforce Development Educational Functioning Level Assessment Policy, DWD Policy.  (Where applicable.)
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility and Oakland City University (OCU).
    • Record student data in a Department of Workforce Development data base for National Reporting Purposes.   (Where applicable.)
    • Utilize time card machines for accurate recording of student participation hours.
    • Adhere to professional ethical standards both on the job and off.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Provide for the care and protection of University and Facility property.
    • Attend meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties or responsibilities performed by the position incumbent.  The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority, or designee.

    Welding Instructor

    Full-time, exempt | Westville Correctional Facility

    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.

    Qualifications

    Possess a valid Indiana Teacher’s License or the ability to prove eligibility for a Workplace Specialist License or a Transition to Teaching License allowing one to teach in a specific vocational field as determined by the Indiana Department of Education. Refer to these sites for guidance:

    Additional Qualifications –

    • Relevant and documented work experience in the vocational field.
    • Already hold or agree to obtain facility provided training for certifications as follows:
      • Serv-Safe Instructor Certification for Culinary Arts
      • NCCER Instructor Certification and OHSHA Instructor Certification for Building Trades and Welding
      • CLA-CLT Instructor Certification for Logistics Program
      • Word 2013 and IC3 Digital Literacy Certificate for Business Tech IC3

    Essential Functions

    • Prepare and provide quality instruction using the RISE Indiana Teacher Effectiveness Rubric 2.0 as a guide; specifically for competencies 2.1 -2.9.
    • Understand and follow all special education laws and guidelines. Provide accommodations as outlined in an Individual Education Plan for students with identified exceptionalities.
    • Approach subject matter in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
    • Begin and end classes on time according to IDOC, Correctional Facility and OCU schedules.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to the students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Provide education services utilizing the materials and equipment required in the curriculum from the Certifying Agency
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility, Oakland City University (OCU) and the Certifying Agency.
    • Assess student learning according to Indiana Workforce Development Educational Functioning Level Assessment Policy, DWD Policy. (Where applicable.)
    • Maintain records as required by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), the Correctional Facility and Oakland City University (OCU).
    • Record student data in a Department of Workforce Development data base for National Reporting Purposes. (Where applicable.)
    • Utilize time card machines for accurate recording of student participation hours.
    • Adhere to professional ethical standards both on the job and off.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Provide for the care and protection of University and Facility property.
    • Attend meetings as required.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Student

    Math Tutors for the new Math Center

    Part-time | Main Campus

    Tutor students in math related concepts. “The ability to work some of the following hours: Sunday – Thursday, 7:30 – 9:30 pm. $10/hr

    Qualifications

    Passed both of the following, and retained a broad conceptual understanding, as well as specific problem-solving techniques:

    • College Algebra or Trigonometry (college-level) with a grade of A or B
    • Introduction to Probability and Statistics with a grade of A or B (If you are a transfer student, this may have been called Statistics or Elementary Statistics at your previous college.)

    The ability to ask students questions about a problem with which they are having difficulty, to help them determine the correct direction to go, rather than immediately showing them how to do a problem.

    Essential Functions

    • Tutoring other students