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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

    Dean of the School of Education

    Full-time, exempt | Main Campus

    Dean of the School of Education

    Reports to:                         Provost

    Employment Status:        10 months- exempt

    Qualifications:   Doctorate; 3 years University Teaching Experience or Local School/District Leadership

     

    General Description: Serves as the head of the respective school and is responsible for the curricular and administrative operation of the School. The Dean of the School of Education (SOE) provides leadership in developing the vision and goals for the School.  The dean monitors and manages class scheduling, faculty assignments, enrollments, and the SOE budget.   The dean, through the Deans Council, assists in developing strategies to pursue university-wide priorities.  The dean collaborates with the university’s Non-Traditional Enterprise in effective support for its Adult Professional programs and online teaching/learning.  The dean oversees and coordinates the review processes of all curricular elements in the College.  The dean coordinates the planning and effective use of instructional, office, and support space toward meeting School and University goals.   The dean works with the provost in coordinating faculty and staff recruitment, hiring, and classification; and serves as management supervisor for the SOE staff.  The dean provides leadership and oversight for the assessment and accreditation functions and coordinates preparation of SOE reports including state and national (CAEP) accreditation reports. 

    Essential Functions:

    1. Oversees and coordinates the review processes of all curricular elements in the SOE, including new course proposals and new degree/concentration proposals. Assists the Provost in the preparation of a two-year plan of course offerings for periodic review.
    2. Monitors class scheduling, faculty assignments, enrollments, and part-time adjunct allocations.
    3. Oversees and manages the SOE assessment and accreditation functions. Coordinates preparation of SOE reports including state and national (CAEP) accreditation reports. Works with the Associate Provost for Assessment in determining assessment needs for the SOE as it relates to university accreditation.
    4. Works with the Non-Traditional Enterprise on Off Campus and Online Teaching and Learning. Coordinates and oversees the assessment and integration of technology through the courses and programs within the College. Develops plans for supporting online pedagogy and teaching with technology.
    5. Coordinates the planning and effective use of instructional, office, and support space as well as the use of materials, equipment and technology toward meeting school and university goals.
    6. Works with the Provost on recruitment, professional development and retention of qualified, diverse faculty and staff in the SOE.
    7. Works with faculty, non-faculty staff, and administration on the delivery of individual and organizational needs in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
    8. Works with Student Life and the university’s Center for Calling and Career in promoting student success initiatives.
    9. Serves as the prime SOE contact and briefs executive management on critical issues.
    10. Other duties as assigned.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

    Candidates must have 1) held or currently hold a teaching position at an accredited higher education institution in an Education discipline (or equivalent) or 2) served as a principal or superintendent in a school district. They must possess an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D in a field or discipline relevant to the School of Education.

    In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate:

    • Knowledge of current national and state accreditation processes.
    • Knowledge of teacher credentialing.
    • Ability to use technology to effectively manage budgets, enrollments, class schedules, and space planning.
    • Successful leadership and supervisory experience (minimum 3 years). Examples of appropriate leadership or supervisory experience would include, but are not limited to, department chair, school principal, or district superintendent.
    • Commitment to diversity and issues of just equitable and inclusive education.
    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 Faculty Positions

    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.
    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

    STAFF

    Assistant Director of Library Services

    Full-time | Main Campus

    The Assistant Director will lead the library’s efforts to effectively use current and emerging technologies in the provision of information services and resources.  The position will have leadership responsibility in the library.   Under the immediate direction of the Director of Library Services, the responsibilities for this position include supervising the work-study program for the library, managing the library’s circulation services, user support services, and access to services.

    Qualifications

    M.L.S., preferred; B.S. required; experience in various phases of library work including cataloging, purchasing, computerized cataloging and control systems, etc.

    Essential Functions

    • Supervises circulation, course reserve, and stack maintenance services.
    • Customizes and maintains library circulation management system.
    • Supervises interlibrary loan and digital document delivery services.
    • Schedules student workers; coordinates volunteers; provides training and support in areas of supervision.
    • Recommends and implements operational efficiencies.
    • Shares in monitoring user satisfaction making appropriate adjustments in library resources, services, and hours.
    • Shares reference responsibilities with other library staff, both in-person and virtual.
    • Provides library staff and user training in library resources and technologies.
    • Collaborates in the identification of new digital resources for the library’s collection.
    • When needed, collaborates with partners on digitization projects.
    • Assists with the design and maintenance of the library’s website, discovery system, and other search tools and interfaces.
    • Maintains skills in and knowledge of the latest developments in emerging standards and technologies for library services and electronic access to library resources.
    • Maintains skills in and knowledge of the various computer applications used in the library, including but not limited to WMS, ContentDM, OCLC, EBSCOhost, InfoExpress.
    • Represents BRLRC on appropriate committees of the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI).
    • Participates as a member of relevant professional associations.
    • Hours include evenings as needed
    • Fulfill 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
    Associate Athletic Trainer

    Full-time | Main Campus

    The Associate Athletic Trainer will work in coordination with the Athletic Trainer and the Director of Athletics to provide medical care for intercollegiate student-athletes. The position will require weekly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.          

    Qualifications

    MS degree; at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to Athletic Training; specialized training required; Certified Athletic Trainer; Must have athletic trainer license through the State of Indiana.

    Essential Functions

    • Provide coverage of intercollegiate athletic contests, intercollegiate athletic team practices, and general athletic training room activities.
    • Keep records for injury evaluations, therapeutic treatments provided, physician referrals, and any incidents occurring during qualifying incidents.
    • Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of the overall sports athletic medical program for the University, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs, and counseling for student-athletes and athletic staff.
    • Perform duties with professionalism, which includes relating to others in a courteous, cooperative, sensitive and congenial manner.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of athletic training room records and university information by following HIPPA and FERPA procedures.
    • Practice OSHA and OCU Guidelines for Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Control.
    • Perform other duties to assist the department of athletics.
    • Provide emergency care for all student-athletes and athletic staff personnel as directed by the Athletic Trainer or designated in the Athletic Emergency Action Plan.
    • Assist Athletic Trainer with the development of the athletic medical program budget.
    • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the benefit of the athletic medical program.
    • This position will require travel and weekly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.

     

    Director of the Center of Calling and Career

    Full-time | Main Campus

    Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Student Life, Director of the Center for Calling and Career will improve and increase student success through the development of the center, management of the career pathways programs and success communities, and the systematic coordination of career exploration, advising, development, and placement. This position will work with internal and external constituents. The successful candidate will develop and implement strategies to enhance career and life planning efforts through the career pathways program, manage the OCU success communities, and work with the campus to increase student success and retention. This includes conducting one-on-one coaching sessions, workshops and seminars, as well as writing and updating handouts and brochures, and creating and maintaining career resources and websites. In addition, the person will work with staff and faculty to design and maintain activities and events that connect students with potential employers for internships and full-time employment.

    Duties also include working with the Career Development Staff to develop and maintain an employer database for work-based-learning opportunities, and full- and part-time positions, organizing career events and activities, and using technology to facilitate the company-student connection. The Director will work to incorporate career activities with the other student development and student service efforts of the College.

    The Director must excel and thrive in a team approach setting and possess strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. A strong knowledge and comfort with technology, including digital media, social media, Microsoft Office, web publishing packages and databases is a plus.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Experience in and/or commitment to working with students from diverse cultural, ethnic, socioeconomics, academic and disability backgrounds.

    Bachelor’s degree is required with at least two years of experience in student development, case management, career services, career technical program areas, and/or a substantive combination of the above.  Master’s degree preferred.

    Strong relationship-building skills and cross-organizational collaboration.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    Experience building and developing a teamwork environment, including collaboration with constituents outside the department.

    Relevant experience assisting students with career placement.

    Planning and implementing student and/or business-sector events

    Strong experience connecting business and industry to education

    Comfort with technology, internet resources, social media, and contemporary communication methods

    Essential Functions

    • Management of the Center for Calling and Career (30%)

      Develop, implement, and manage the Career Pathways program which is a career development program for students which begins during their first year on campus.  Students engage in career building practices and skills each year they attend OCU.

      Coordinate the operations of the Center with other Student Life offices (religious life, inclusion and diversity, student advising, etc.) to enhance student success and retention.

      In collaboration with the Career Development Coordinators and other career personnel, utilize, maintain, and modernize an appropriate software system that leverages placement, graduate tracking, labor market information, and job openings.

      In collaboration with Academic Affairs and School Deans, provide direction and development of a comprehensive Career Advising system which strategically coordinates and integrates all aspects of career development, career exploration, work-based-learning, job placement, and career planning with a student’s academic curriculum and major.

      Oversee, manage, and revise annual budget for the Center, maintain expense records, make recommendations for budget revisions and prepare reports for submission.

      Develop strategies to meet specified goals and evaluation of progress in meeting program goals.

      Serve on appropriate college, local, and regional committees related to career development and placement

      Assist with other student service activities performed by staff or as directed by the Associate Vice President for Student Life.

      Student Success Communities (30%)

      Manage and direct the Student Success Communities for first year students.  These success communities are essential to the success and retention of our first year students. 

      Recruit and train success coaches to lead the success communities.

      Provide information, programs, and materials for the success coaches to use and employ within the success communities.

      Conduct annual evaluations of the effectiveness of the success communities.

      Job Search Assistance/Career Coaching (25%)

      Counsel with students one-on-one about strategies for their job search including self-assessment, exploration, decision-making, job search skills (resume & cover letter writing, interviewing skills, negotiation skills, etc.) and self-directed job search strategies.

      Develop and conduct workshops, seminars or classes relevant to self-assessment, job search skills and job search strategies

      Conduct seminars and presentations in ongoing classes and through student organizations on self-assessment, job search skills and job search strategies

      Develop plans to market career planning strategies to students and alumni

      Maintain and develop a Career Resource Center including books, magazines, job postings and other career resources

      Coordinate on-campus interview opportunities

      Work closely with faculty and departments to evaluate, improve and coordinate services, especially internships management. Maintain a database of current and potential industry contacts for internships.

      Student Life Team (15%)

      Work closely with the Student Life team in the overall operations of student life at Oakland City University.

     

    Enrollment Counselor/Support Specialist at Evansville

    Full-time | Bedford Center

    Manage a geographic territory, convert prospects into completed applicants, manage an accepted applicant pool converting them into enrollments and become familiar with Federal and State financial aid regulations.  Discuss via phone, electronically transmitted correspondence, through written documents and face to face admission options with families.  Provides operational and administrative support to students and faculty at off-campus locations. Supports students with regular academic processes including academic advising, course enrollment, and making referrals to relevant support services in collaboration with staff, faculty, and administrators.

    Qualifications

    Bachelors degree, in Marketing, preferred; sales and customer service experience a plus; Associate degree required.  Punctual, good communication skills and knowledgeable of University’s academic programs, valid driver’s license, experience with business/office management, computer software applications, capable of handling detailed work, and the ability to get along with administrators, faculty, staff, and potential Students.

      Essential Functions

      Enrollment Counselor Essential Functions:

      • Interviews prospective students and answers questions about the university and the opportunities it offers and conducts tours
      • Works to develop and expand a listing of potential students
      • Analyzes applicant needs and refers them to appropriate persons for advice about courses of study, financial aid, and scholarships, or other specialized information
      • Reviews potential student files to ensure they are completed prior to admission to the University
      • Makes independent judgments in locating and applying the most appropriate guidelines relating to both admissions and scholarships
      • Conducts research to develop a profile of those students who may be attracted to the university, analyzes the effectiveness of recruiting techniques, and studies the expectations of incoming students
      • Exercises professional judgment and discretion in recommending students for admittance 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 businesses
      • Maintains respect at all times for confidential information
      • Coordinates visits with businesses Human Resource Departments
      • Develops a schedule of recruitment and sales activities. Prepares weekly reports of completed efforts to the Coordinator for the APS Program
      • Represents University in an official capacity at a variety of recruitment and marketing activities and events including college nights and fairs, 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; assist with the coordination of online admissions

      Support Specialist Essential Functions:

      • Oversee customer service tasks at the Evansville Learning Center (answer phone and email correspondence, provide program and site information to walk-ins, etc.) and support recruitment efforts in collaboration with the site admissions/enrollment counselor.
      • Support instructional delivery at the site in collaboration with faculty and academic deans (provide information about course and instructor needs, schedule and/or set up classrooms, troubleshoot and report computer and technical issues, assist with the delivery of instructional and assessment materials to instructors and students, ensure classes meet university policies and expectations, etc.).
      • Support student success by facilitating key academic processes such as advising and course registrations, monitoring enrollment, and connecting students to support staff and services on the main campus.
      • Support instructors with general administrative tasks (provide class rosters, answer questions about academic policies and processes, assist in emergency situations and class cancellations, report attendance, maintain advising files, etc.).
      • Assist with the development of course rotations and/or schedules to meet the needs of students at the site in collaboration with administrators and other relevant staff.
      • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators to improve administrative, instructional, and recruitment processes.
      • Notify relevant administrators about issues with faculty, including situations where an instructor may be unable to fulfill his/her contract.
      • Other duties as assigned.
          Facilities Service Worker 1

          Part-time | Main Campus

          Serves as Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to the Department Director, handles essential reports, memos, and other pertinent information as it relates to the department.

          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.

           

          Financial Aid Program Assistant

          Full-time | Main Campus

          Qualifications: B.S. in Business, preferred; High School Diploma, mandatory.  High degree of proficiency in office procedures, typing, and office equipment.  Professional tact, diplomacy, and presentation with administrators, staff, faculty, students, parents, and the community. Receptionist responsibilities.

           

          General Description: Serves as Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to the Department Director, handles essential reports, memos, and other pertinent information as it relates to the department.

           

          Essential Functions:

          • Maintains respect at all times for confidential information.
          • Performs required duties; answering the telephone, expediting questions and requests in a courteous, tactful, prompt, and correct manner; greeting visitors.
          • Creates, maintains, and distributes accurate memos as directed.
          • Effectively operates all office equipment.
          • Maintains general office filing system. Prepares and maintains all student and departmental files
          • Maintains an appointment/meeting calendar and travel schedule for the Department Director.
          • Sorts’ incoming mail, opens as directed and distributes to staff, daily.
          • Assists in maintaining general office filing system.
          • Assists with reports as requested.
          • Completes reports as required by state and federal agencies along with those from accrediting bodies.
          • Oversees selected projects that may be required depending on department.
          • Coordinates tracking of daily ISIR’s that are received and what action needs to be taken if any.
          • Coordinates reporting of state financial aid for all non-term students.
          • Coordinates the NCAA reporting of financial aid for all OCU athletes.
          • Coordinates with any Non-Term projects as needed.
          • Coordinates the University Federal Work Study Program.
          • Coordinates the Student Direct Loan Default Management program for the University.
          • Attends Federal and State workshops, seminars and web based training as assigned/approved.
          • Supports and completes other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Financial Aid.

           

          Technical Support Analyst

          Full-time | Main Campus

          Qualifications

          Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the area of Information Technology; at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to IT; good working knowledge of computer software, hardware and networks; specialized training required.

          General Description

          The Technical Support Analyst utilizes independent judgement to provide operational and technical support to computer users. The incumbent interacts with external suppliers of technology to ensure appropriate technology is procured to support university enterprises.  The incumbent will install and configure personal computers, printers and peripheral equipment, collaborate with the Director of IT on capacity planning for computers and networks, coordinate support to clients through the Helpdesk function and resolve issues ensuring system/data integrity is maintained.    

          Essential Functions

          • Collaborates with the Director of IT in the review and evaluations for proposals for hardware or software acquisition.
          • Collaborates with the Director of IT in the coordination of networking system development and improvements to existing systems with computer information services.
          • Serves on committees for on-going analysis of system improvement.
          • Oversees third party vendor to coordinate management of the Student Information System.
          • Assists in the development and establishment of policies and objectives consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient operation of individual departments.
          • Assists in the analysis of problems (both technical and operational) in order to develop workable solutions.
          • Supervises the maintenance of the inventory of computers and printers and recommends/implements improvements to the inventory system.
          • Coordinates and supervises processes for disposal and/or recycling of older technology.
          • Consults with users to support and resolve problems related to installed computer software.
          • Identifies software application, network and hardware malfunctions and takes appropriate action to resolve issues.
          • Manages a work schedule to allow efficiency and timely response to complete duties while responding to malfunctions and user needs.
          • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.
          • Serves as on-call duty person for IT malfunctions, as needed.

           

          Administrative

          Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/ University Compliance Officer

          Full-time | Main Campus

          The Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion/University Compliance Officer oversees and is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the Diversity/Inclusion Program and Compliance Program for the university. This individual reports directly to the president and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. This position ensures the Board of Trustees, management, and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, that OCU policies and procedures are being followed, and that the activities of management and employees at OCU meets OCU’s Standards of Conduct.  This position provides leadership for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Excellence efforts across the university.

          Required Experience

          A Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, social work, or another appropriate field of graduate study; Minimum of 3 years of full-time professional experience in higher education.

          Preferred Experience:

          • Significant experience with ethics programs, compliance programs, diversity/inclusion issues, or legal experience.
          • Understanding of, and commitment to, cultural diversity and the ability to work with diverse individuals and groups;
          • Understanding of government requirements and expectations for compliance programs at educational institutions. Knowledge of relevant laws such as Title IX, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Clery Act, other federal and state laws and regulations applicable to educational institutions (i.e. Office of Civil Rights).
          • Knowledge or experience with developing and managing diversity and inclusion initiatives.

          Duties & Responsibilities

          Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

          • Provides leadership for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence efforts across the university through the development of a campus inclusive excellence plan.
          • Works with Student Life to retain students from underrepresented populations, and diverse backgrounds and life experiences.
          • Plans and implements programming for faculty, staff, and students to raise cultural competency awareness.
          • Collaborates with faculty in the development and assessment of curriculum related to diversity and inclusive excellence learning goals.
          • Provides diversity training and programs to campus and community organizations.
          • Track and report progress toward diversity/inclusion goals as outlined in the campus inclusive excellence plan.

          University Compliance Officer

          • Develops initiates, maintains, oversees, monitors and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
          • Serves as the university’s Title IX officer.
          • Manage the university’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities conducted under the auspices of the university.
          • Develops, periodically reviews, and updates Standards of Conduct (Faculty, Staff, and Student Handbooks) to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees
          • Collaborates with other departments and offices (e.g., President’s Office, Financial Aid Office, Business (Bursar’s) Office, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Employee Services, Legal) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
          • Consults with the organization’s attorney as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.
          • Initiates and monitors systems to maintain confidentiality and privileged status of legal communications and intellectual property of the organization.
          • Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and Standards of Conduct by evaluating, or recommending the initiation of, investigative procedures. Develops and oversees systems for handling violations.
          • Responds to government investigations and queries as the principal point of contact.
          • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops and implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
          • Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.

           

          Correctional Education

          Barber Instructor

          Full-time, exempt | 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 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.
          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.
          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.

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