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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

    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.
    Early Childhood Faculty

    9-months, Exempt | Main Campus

    Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth.  Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic programs in which he/she is employed to teach.

    Qualifications

    Doctorate or terminal degree preferred in Curriculum/Instruction, Elementary Education, District/School Level Administration.  Master’s degree required in Elementary Education or related fields.  Knowledge and experience preferred in teaching undergraduate students pursuing the K-6 Elementary Education or Early Childhood (K-3rd) licensure with an emphasis in Pre-school through Sixth grade levels.  Background as a Special Education teacher or Director of Special Education in K-12 educational settings or similar would be preferred.  Must fully comply with the Indiana Department of Education and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Programs standards and requirements. Quality instructional design, curriculum expertise and technology integration preferred. 

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain records as required by the University.
    • Maintain professional ethics.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
    • Provide evidence of professional growth.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to students to promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Administer the classroom and its program of organization and management.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Develop and implement syllabi that are clear and understandable.
    • Prepare and provide quality instruction.
    • Provide projects, assignments, assessments 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.
    • 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.
    • Accept a share of responsibility for committee assignments.
    • Attend meetings as outlined in OCUs’ calendar.
    • Conduct research within respective field.
    • Provide community service.
    • Maintain office hours of 10 hours per week in addition to teaching assignments.
    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.
    Special Education Faculty

    9-Months, exempt | Main Campus

    Qualifications

    Doctorate or terminal degree preferred in Curriculum/Instruction, Special Education, District/School Level Administration.  Master’s degree required in Special Education or related fields.  Knowledge and experience preferred in teaching undergraduate students pursuing the K-12 Special Education licensure career pathway.  Background as a Special Education teacher or Director of Special Education in K-12 educational settings or similar would be preferred.  Must fully comply with the Indiana Department of Education and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Programs standards and requirements. Quality instructional design, curriculum expertise and technology integration preferred. 

    General Description

    Help students to learn subject matter which will lead toward fulfillment of their potential intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth.  Directs, assesses, and evaluates the learning experiences of the students along with the assessing the effectiveness of academic programs in which he/she is employed to teach.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain records as required by the University.
    • Maintain professional ethics.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships.
    • Provide evidence of professional growth.
    • Provide guidance and counsel to students to promote their welfare and their proper educational development.
    • Administer the classroom and its program of organization and management.
    • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students, peers, and community leaders.
    • Develop and implement syllabi that are clear and understandable.
    • Prepare and provide quality instruction.
    • Provide projects, assignments, assessments 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.
    • 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.
    • Accept a share of responsibility for committee assignments.
    • Attend meetings as outlined in OCUs’ calendar.
    • Conduct research within respective field.
    • Provide community service.
    • Maintain office hours of 10 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

    Admissions Counselor – Bedford

    Full-time | Bedford Center

    Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting prospective students and helping them navigate the admissions process to increase enrollment. The successful admissions counselor exhibits superior customer service skills and professionalism and is knowledgeable about academic programs and the admissions process. He or she leverages professional networks, including corporate partnerships and business development, to support increased enrollment. The counselor also collaborates effectively with team members, faculty, staff, students, alumni and administrators to accomplish enrollment goals.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Management or related area
    • 3 years’ experience in higher education admissions, student recruitment, or sales
    • Experience delivering customer service to a diverse array of customers
    • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff, administrators, corporate partners, etc. to advance shared goals
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences
    • Strong multi-tasking, planning, organization and time-management skills; ability to work on detailed tasks with a high level of autonomy
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, take initiative, and leverage resources for improvement
    • Interest and commitment to improving higher education access and career opportunities for nontraditional students
    • Willingness and ability to travel, and to work nights and weekends as needed
    • Good teamwork skills; ability to work well with co-workers in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other digital collaboration tools
    • Experience with CRM systems, Preferred

      Essential Functions

      • Develop, implement, and assess recruitment strategies to attract and enroll qualified prospective students and applicants for non-traditional programs at Evansville
      • Administer and coordinate online students’ full admissions cycle by serving as the point of contact for potential students
      • Identify and evaluate students’ goals and coach them in degree program selection and establish proper expectations regarding OCU’s culture and student experience
      • Provide outstanding student service (answer questions, mitigate concerns, provide accurate degree program information, follow institutional admission practices and policies, etc.) from prospective status to matriculation
      • Build personalized relationships with prospective students and relevant networks
      • Remain compliant with standards, guidelines and policies as set by OCU, the US Dept of Education, and other relevant regulatory bodies
      • Regularly collaborate with other staff and departments to ensure a streamlined admissions process, meet student needs, and improve policies and procedures
      • 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 campaigns for nontraditional programs
      • Attend and actively participate in admission 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 duties as assigned
        Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach

        Part-time | Main Campus

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

        Qualifications

        A proven record of integrity and high principles with demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student/athletes academically and athletically. Must be knowledgeable of NAIA 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

         

        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
        NTE Director of Enrollment Management

        Full-time | Main Campus

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

        Qualifications

        • 3 years’ experience in higher education admissions, student recruitment and/or support, and/or sales
        • Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, management, or related area required
        • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff, administrators, corporate partners, etc. to advance shared goals
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences
        • Cultural competency
        • Strong multi-tasking, planning, organization, and time-management skills
        • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, take initiative, execute effectively, and leverage resources for improvement
        • Experience working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
        • Preferred: Experience with CRM systems

        Essential Functions

        • Build and lead implementation of recruitment and marketing strategies for non-traditional programs in collaboration with the Senior Director of Non-Traditional Enterprise:
        • Gather, analyze, report, and utilize relevant enrollment metrics (e.g., applicants, prospects, admits, etc.) for admission strategy development, evaluation, and improvement.
        • Provide overall direction for the development of marketing and recruitment strategies and collaborate with other department to insure integration across university enterprises.
        • Support the development and implementation of OCU’s non-traditional programs strategic enrollment management plan.
        • Drive business development to support non-traditional program growth in collaboration with academic deans and program coordinators.
        • Supervise non-traditional admissions/enrollment counselors (includes recruitment, selection, coaching, evaluation, and other management/human resource functions).
        • Collaboratively develop, manage, and troubleshoot non-traditional enterprise admissions to matriculation workflow and CRM with admissions/enrollment counselors, the Senior Director of Non-Traditional Enterprise, and other relevant staff.
        Residence Hall Director (RHD) for Female Halls

        Full-time (live-in) | Main Campus

        The role of the Residence Hall Director is one of facilitating student development, enhancing student life, and promoting the general wellbeing of individuals living in residence hall facilities. RHDs will oversee the day-to-day operations of two residence halls and supervise 1-2 Assistant Residence Hall Director(s), and up to eight Resident Assistants (RAs).  Each RHD will spend approximately 20 hours a week holding office hours in the Student Life Center (SLC); the remaining hours will be spent in their halls, building relationships with students, attending hall programs, etc. This is a 12-month, live-in position.

        Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Education, Psychology, or Social Work; and a minimum of two years of experience as a Resident Assistant or other student leadership role
        • Live a Christian lifestyle and be a positive role model for others
        • Possess moral responsibility and respect confidentiality
        • Demonstrate ability to understand the needs of people from diverse backgrounds
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
        • Ability to manage a live-in schedule that will require working evenings and weekends
        • Ability to communicate with students, parents, etc. and maintain professional relationships at all organizational levels
        • Fortitude to be assertive, yet caring toward students
        • Ability to understand developmental behavior of the college student
        • Willingness to work/live within the framework and policies of the Residential Life program at OCU and have an understanding of the university’s goals related to student success and retention

        Essential Functions

        • Recruit, select, train, supervise, and evaluate Assistant Residence Hall Director(s) and student staff, Resident Assistants (RAs)
        • Communicate clear performance expectations of building staff
        • Assist in the development of building staff, including fall and mid-year trainings, weekly staff meetings, and other in-services
        • Maintain accurate records including building occupancy, key inventories, student conduct, and other housing related processes
        • Monitor maintenance requests to ensure prompt follow-up
        • Counsel and advise students, provide referrals when needed or requested, and intervene in crisis situations
        • Assist students and groups with their needs and concerns
        • Establish a culture where diversity is encouraged and where Christian values are emphasized; where students learn to respect and celebrate differences, take responsibility for their actions, and challenge themselves to grow and develop through leadership opportunities
        • Maintain a high level of visibility and interact with students on a regular basis
        • Facilitate effective team management and address relevant issues and opportunities
        • Maintain active participation with staff development activities, plan and participate in professional development opportunities, and assist in providing professional development for student staff and professional staff.
        • Assist with adjudication of conduct issues and serve as an initial disciplinary hearing officer
        • Serve on university committees and other duties as assigned
        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.

         

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        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.

        Student

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