The Comparative American Studies Program (CAS) and the Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program (GSFS) in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oberlin College invite applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in LGBTQ Studies/Queer Theory. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning fall semester of 2017, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor. The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 courses per year) in LGBTQ Studies/Queer Theory. This is an equal joint appointment in CAS and GSFS so the incumbent will teach core courses for these interdisciplinary programs as well as intermediate and advanced topics in their sub-fields. The successful applicant will articulate how their teaching and research contributes to both fields, and how the fields contribute to each other. Both CAS and GSFS are committed to interdisciplinary and intersectional pedagogy at the undergraduate level. Faculty are expected to integrate issues of gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, and citizenship within comparative and/or transnational frames in their teaching. The incumbent will also engage in sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees. Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2017). Candidates must demonstrate potential excellence in undergraduate teaching.
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The Studio Component of the Art Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty sabbatical replacement position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for one (1) year, commencing in Fall 2017, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The incumbent will teach a total of five (5) courses in the general area of Studio Art Practice: four courses to be focused upon Reproducible Media, and one interdisciplinary studio art capstone course, Senior Studio and Thesis. The candidate must demonstrate a strong interface between traditional and digital print media relative to the theory and practice of reproducibility in the 21st century. Skills required for the Reproducible Media position include a demonstrated expertise in teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels of traditional and contemporary printmaking, along with advanced interdisciplinary studio. Oberlin’s print courses emphasize both conceptual and technical development, while covering monotype, relief, intaglio, lithography, screenprinting, digital processes (input and output), as well as the expanded field of printmaking. In addition to facilitating reproducible media and multidisciplinary practices, the candidate must have proven experience with maintaining a safe and efficient printmaking lab space. This position is responsible for the management of a high-traffic studio, equipment, and chemistry, with a focus on proper use and green technologies. This role also includes oversight of student employees, running a small store, ordering supplies, and detailed recordkeeping of the area budget. Along with the aforementioned qualifications, required for the position is a Master of Fine Arts degree in hand at time of appointment. Additionally, applicants must show evidence of a significant professional studio art practice and exhibition record. Candidates must also demonstrate expertise in college-level teaching, ability to work with a diverse population, and ability to manage a printmaking studio.
Kenyon College invites applications for a VISITING one-year Assistant Professor or Instructor in the Art History Department beginning in July 2017, subject to budgetary approval. A PhD is preferred, but an ABD will be considered. Five-course teaching load per year includes two sections of Survey of Art, Part I (Ancient to Medieval) and Survey of Art, Part II (Renaissance to Modern), and one intermediate course in area of specialty. Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level required. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the teaching experience and research interests; 2) a Curriculum Vitae with list of courses taught; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; and 4) three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which must speak to the candidate's teaching experience.) All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Review of applications will begin April 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the April 13, 2017 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track position in Renaissance and Baroque art history at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2017. Teaching profile includes introduction to art history (Renaissance to modern), separate courses in Italian and Northern Renaissance art, a course in Baroque art and architecture (northern and southern Europe), a seminar in methods for art history majors (in rotation with other faculty), and special topics seminars in area(s) of expertise. Candidates should demonstrate ability to incorporate global perspectives and to teach in a sub-specialty (Islamic, East Asian, Latin American, etc.) to expand course offerings and cross-disciplinary studies at Wooster. The successful candidate should have interdisciplinary background and interests to contribute as well to the College’s First-Year Seminar program, and to other interdepartmental programs, such as Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Regular supervision of Independent Study research projects (a yearlong capstone experience required of all seniors) is also required. Applicants should have Ph.D. by time of appointment; teaching experience at college level preferred.
The Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College is seeking applicants for the position of head of the Education department at the assistant, associate, or full curatorial level. The incumbent will oversee the museum’s public outreach, and will collaborate with other museum staff to engage the general public, including K-12 students, community members of all ages, and Oberlin College faculty, staff, and students, in a broad range of public programs. The curatorship is a 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, reporting to the Director of the Museum. The Eric and Jane Nord Family Curator of Education is responsible for the management of the Education department, and the development and implementation of creative and engaging education and public outreach programs, events, and activities that serve the museum’s teaching mission. The incumbent will: Conceive, manage, and often present public activities and programs pertaining to the permanent collection and exhibitions, including Tuesday Tea talks, First Thursday events and opening receptions, and other museum-sponsored events, such as guest lectures, musical programs, film screenings, workshops, Community Days, and Sunday Object Talks. Schedule and conduct gallery tours. Conceive and manage activities and projects related to primary and secondary education for children, teachers, and families. Oversee, develop curricula for, and teach the Winter Term “Practicum in Museum Education” student docent training program, held each January for Oberlin students. Oversee the scheduling and implementation of tours and other educational programs at the Weltzheimer-Johnson Frank Lloyd Wright house, and liaise with other campus and community members regarding activities at and maintenance of the house. Train, supervise, and mentor student assistants. Train and supervise museum volunteers and Frank Lloyd Wright house volunteers (adult community members). Requirement: An M.A. in art history, museum education, museum studies or related discipline, with minimum 5 years’ experience planning, developing, and implementing education programs in an art museum, preferably in a supervisory capacity. Familiarity with primary and secondary school education curricula and working knowledge of museum education inquiry- or object-based theories of learning.
Denison University invites applications for the position of Assistant Athletic Director and Assistant Professor. Denison is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges located less than 30 miles from Ohio’s capital city of Columbus. At Denison, academic achievement is emphasized and development of leadership potential is encouraged. The recent approval of a new and exciting major in Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies reinforces that mission.
Denison’s varsity athletics programs compete in the NCAA Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference. Participation in intercollegiate sports is an integral part of our students’ overall educational experience. Denison has captured an NCAC conference record of 15 All-Sports trophies, 135 conference championships, and has produced 47 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients which rank third among all NCAA Division III institutions. Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports; 12 for women and 11 for men. The Assistant Athletic Director must have a good knowledge of NCAA regulations and is responsible to assist with the leadership and management of the intercollegiate athletic program including but not limited to: student athlete welfare, department evaluation and assessment and administrative duties assigned by the Athletic Director. The Assistant Athletic Director will oversee several sports as a direct report. In addition, the Assistant Athletic Director will assist with the department character and leadership development education; must have a good understanding of the policies and procedures of the athletics department, university, NCAA and the North Coast Athletic Conference. This is a faculty position and the candidate will teach in the Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies major. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the university community and serve on appropriate university and department committees. The successful candidate must ensure positive relationships with key stakeholders, including alumni, local community, fans, parents, coaches, student-athletes, faculty and other University constituents. QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in teaching, coaching and/or athletic administration.
Denison University invites applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach and Assistant Professor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Studies. Denison’s intercollegiate athletics program competes in the NCAA Division III and the North Coach Athletic Conference. Participation in intercollegiate sports is an integral part of our students’ overall educational experience. Denison has captured an NCAC conference record of 15 All-Sports trophies, 135 conference championships and has produced 47 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients which rank third among all NCAA Division III institutions. Denison is committed to a broad-based program of intercollegiate athletics, sponsoring 23 varsity sports; 12 for women and 11 for men. The Head Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for the leadership, development and management of the intercollegiate women’s volleyball program. The head coach is responsible for the safety and conduct of the team and complying with university, conference and NCAA regulations. Coaching duties include but are not limited to planning all aspects of the program including: team selections, preparing the team for contests through practice and conditioning, scouting opposing teams and developing and applying team rules. Administrative duties include scheduling of practices and games, budget management, organization of home games and travel to away games, supporting the academic success of athletes, supervision of assistant(s), working in collaboration with the equipment and support staff, and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. The coach is responsible for recruiting talented and academically qualified student-athletes for the sport. A master’s degree in physical education or a related field is required. Candidates must have a sound knowledge and successful experience in coaching intercollegiate women’s volleyball; 3-5 years of coaching experience (college and head coaching experience preferred); must have the ability to teach and demonstrate the ability to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences; and must have current certification in first aid, CPR and AED prior to coaching. Demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III regulations regarding women’s intercollegiate volleyball. Must have a current and valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.
The Denison Environmental Studies Program invites applications for a two-year, full time, non-tenure track position at the Visiting Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2017. We seek a colleague with a strongly interdisciplinary background and a specialty that complements the current scholarly interests and teaching experience of our program. We are particularly interested in scholars who work in the environmental humanities and/or whose research focus is outside of the United States. Specialty is open. The successful candidate will be capable of teaching courses in the core of our curriculum (see course descriptions at http://denison.edu/academics/environmental-studies). Depending on the needs of the program, the candidate may have the opportunity to teach a course in his or her area of expertise. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in appropriate discipline by August 2017 is required. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach the ENVS core courses, a strong commitment to liberal arts education and a desire to participate in a community-based interdisciplinary program. Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience, scholarly focus outside of the United States, background in the environmental humanities, active research agenda. We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2017 and will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.
The Department of Chemistry at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time (non-tenure, one year), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry to begin in Fall 2017. The teaching assignment of approximately 12 contact hours per semester will focus on General and Inorganic Chemistry lecture and laboratory courses. Other courses may be required depending on need and expertise of the faculty member. The Chemistry Department is ACS certified and has five full time faculty members. Further information about the department can be found at www.owu.edu/chemistry. Qualifications: Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry and a strong commitment to teaching is required. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Journalism and Communication invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Communication (two positions). These are three-year term positions at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2017 with the possibility of conversion to tenure track positions. Position 1: Primary – Organizational Communication, Secondary – Strategic Communication. Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Organizational, Interpersonal and Group Communication and a secondary interest in Strategic Corporate Communication. This position will include teaching courses in organizational communication, interpersonal and group communication, conflict resolution, and inter-cultural communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including organizational communication, communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Ph.D. is required. Position 2: Primary – Media Production Studies. Secondary – Organizational Communication. Candidate must have practical and academic expertise in Media Production Studies and a secondary interest in Organizational, Interpersonal, and Group Communication. This position will include teaching courses in media effects & society, digital media, advanced video production, and persuasive communication. Candidate will be expected to also teach the core communication courses, including communication theory, research methods and a capstone communication course.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working with diverse students to develop outside-classroom and internship opportunities in addition to regular classroom responsibilities. The course load is 9 contact hours (3 courses) per semester. A Terminal degree is required.
The Department of Cinema seeks to fill a one-year fulltime position beginning in the fall of 2017, with the possibility of one additional year at fulltime depending upon performance and departmental need. This individual will be responsible for teaching courses in 16mm film and digital video production at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. 3/3 course load. The successful candidate will be a filmmaker actively producing and exhibiting work, and an experienced teacher with a record of success in teaching technical and artistic filmmaking skills to undergraduate students at all levels. Candidates should possess an MFA, and must be able to teach Adobe Premiere. Experience in teaching screenwriting is a plus. The Department of Cinema is part of Denison University’s Fine Arts Division. The department’s curriculum integrates film/video production and cinema studies, encouraging students to draw connections between the two, as is fitting for a liberal arts college. Unlike film programs at art schools, the Cinema curriculum does not include specialized production courses; film and digital production courses at all levels include instruction in all phases and roles of production, emphasizing artistry and conceptual sophistication as much as technical craft. Applicants’ specific areas of interest and expertise will be noted; however, it is the individual who can teach within the generalized filmmaking curriculum described above who is being sought. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, samples of work (via links to Vimeo, etc.), and the names and contact information of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2017 but will be accepted after that date.
Kenyon College is hiring a film studio manager to manage and operate the new film studio space being created by the College. Essential Qualifications: BA or BFA in film/video production or related field, or commensurate experience in a professional setting. Experience with film lighting, electrical distribution and management, film studio best practices. Kenyon College is in the process of renovating an existing industrial space in Mount Vernon, Ohio for the purpose of housing both academic and community based programs. Kenyon's new Office of Community Engagement and a local after school program for science education, Spyspot, will be located on the first floor of the renovated building. The second and third floors of the building will be the new home for Kenyon's relatively new and growing program in film. The facilities for film will include a 35 foot by 40 foot film/video sound stage, an audio recording studio, a color grading and audio mixing studio, a seminar room, a 40 seat screening room, video editing suites, equipment circulation and checkout, and office spaces. Kenyon's film program expects to schedule approximately 12 classes in that building each year, with as many as 100 students in and out of the building during each semester. The film program anticipates 18 to 20 majors, as well. This facility will become the hub for teaching and creation of student class projects and senior thesis projects, and it will contain state of the art technology for digital film production and post-production, including cameras, film lighting, sound recording equipment, and software systems for film and sound editing. The film studio may potentially be used during the summer months as a rental production facility or for summer youth and educational programs sponsored by Kenyon College. Essential responsibilities for the Studio Manager include but are not limited to: Managing the use of spaces and equipment by faculty and students within the building. This includes an expertise and awareness of electrical systems, camera operation, software operation, assisting students and faculty in hanging and connecting lighting, and maintain working hardware in classrooms and studios. Supervising and managing the equipment circulation. Students and faculty will come to check-out and check-in equipment to be used for classes. The studio manager will need to be able to track who has the equipment and when it is due back. This person should be able to assess the status of the equipment, whether there are missing parts, and whether it needs to be repaired or replaced. Supervising student employees who work in the building either in the circulation room or as teaching assistants. Assisting in post-production workflow through the use and assistance in DaVinci Resolve, Avid ProTools, Adobe Premiere, and other similar software.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Economics invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Business Administration. This is a three-year term position beginning August 2017 with the possibility of conversion to a tenure track position. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach a total of six courses per year consisting of multiple sections of our marketing principles course and, depending on experience, interest, and background, other marketing courses, Exploring Business, International Business, and/or Corporate Strategy. Additional job requirements include participating in departmental and university activities and research or professional activities. Qualifications: MBA or Master’s in a related field. Professional experience. Potential to deliver excellence in teaching. Ability to teach principles of marketing and other appropriate courses in the major.
The Department of Education invites applications for Assistant Professor of Education. The position is for a teacher educator who has expertise in educational foundations and social studies education. The individual should also be keenly interested in helping beginning teachers reach their full potential as educators. Experience interacting with diverse student populations is also desirous. Responsibilities:Teach six courses or equivalent during a year (two semesters). This position is for a generalist in teacher education with expertise in educational foundations (social, historical, philosophical) and additional background in social studies education. Responsibilities will include teaching the introductory foundations course, social studies methods for high school and middle school teacher candidates, and supervising field experiences, including student teaching. Additional teaching assignments could include courses in the candidate’s area of specialized expertise. “The successful candidate will also engage in scholarship/research/creative activity, and contribute to departmental and University service.” Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment preferred, but will consider applicants who are have made substantial progress towards completion of a doctorate (ABD); minimum of four years experience teaching at the secondary and/or middle school level. Experience supervising field experiences and/or student teaching highly desirable. Demonstrated appreciation for the unique opportunities that teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts setting can provide to an intellectually engaged faculty member. Individuals interested in participating in an inclusive, diverse teaching and learning community are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Geology at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be a term of one year with the possibility for extending the term a second; beginning in the first semester of 2017-2018, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. We seek a candidate that is strong in fundamental geosciences and complements the existing faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The Department consists of six faculty members and about 60 majors. We encourage students to conduct Honors and other research projects. Two staff members provide technical support for teaching and student research. Facilities and equipment include surveying and GPS equipment, a variable pressure Tescan Vega 3 scanning electron microscope with SE, BSE, and CL detectors with an Oxford EDS/EBSD system, petrographic microscopes for teaching and research, rock and thin-section preparation facilities, and a Canberra broad energy germanium detector. Instrumentation for spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction are available elsewhere on campus. Oberlin is a member of the Keck Geology Consortium, and the College has competitions for small research grants each semester. The incumbent will teach the equivalent of five courses (courses with labs count as 1.67 courses) including our introductory geology class as well as other introductory and upper-level courses in their specialty. Qualifications: Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic 2017-2018). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a visiting one-year replacement position in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, February 22nd and will continue until the position is filled.
Kenyon College invites applications for a Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Medieval History position in the History Department beginning in July 2017. The successful candidate will teach a survey of medieval history and upper-level courses in his/her area of expertise. The teaching expectation is five courses per year. The History Department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations who value both excellence in undergraduate education and high quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment. Applications should include (1) a letter of application, (2) a C.V., (3) graduate school transcript, (4) teaching statement, and (5) three letters of recommendation. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Oberlin Conservatory Library invites applications for the position of Curatorial Assistant for the James R. and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection. This is a two-year, non-continuing, full-time 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position beginning 1 June 2017 reporting to the Conservatory Special Collections Librarian and Curator of the James R. and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection. Special consideration will be given to applicants from historically-underrepresented groups, with the intent of facilitating increased diversity in the field. Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Conservatory Special Collections Librarian, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with: (1) selection of rare, analog jazz LP recordings and outer covers (not available as CD reissues) for digital reproduction; (2) inventory of select portions of the Collection, including 78 rpm analog recordings, event posters, autographs, photographs, and other ephemera; (3) design of exhibits from the Collection (on campus and in web-based digital environments); (4) research responsibilities in the special collections room; The incumbent must have excellent organizational and writing skills, be proactive, and capable of working independently and as part of a team.The incumbent must be extremely responsible, punctual, and detail-oriented and must have strong research and verbal presentation skills. Other requirements include: experience with recording technologies and the distribution of digital audio files, knowledge of Word and Excel, and a Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College or Conservatory.
The Libraries at Ohio Wesleyan University invites applications for the position of Public Services Librarian. This is a one (1) year appointment, full-time librarian position with instruction, reference and collection development responsibilities. Responsibilities: Serve as librarian liaison to assigned departments and programs, including first year courses (ENG 105, UC 160). Teach library instruction/information literacy classes. Provide reference service in-person and virtually. Participate in collection development. Assist in using emerging technologies to support library services. Participate as a member of the Public Services staff. Assist with the daily operation of the Science library as necessary. Maintain confidentiality. Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA accredited program. General knowledge of library procedures; Experience providing collection development and reference services in a library setting (preferably academic library); Experience leading group instruction; Ability to teach effectively and use print and digital resources in reference work; Ability to interact effectively with co-workers, students, faculty and staff and multi-task with frequent interruptions; Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as technical acumen; Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
Denison University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Computer Science, to begin in August 2017. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, or be close to doing so, by the start date. We are seeking an energetic and dynamic teacher who is committed to teaching a variety of undergraduate CS courses in a liberal arts setting, mentoring undergraduate students, and supervising their research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the continued growth of the Department and the College, and maintain a strong scientific research program in any CS specialty or related field, with a preference for someone with interdisciplinary teaching or research interests. Denison offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; for more details, please see the faculty handbook, hosted at http://denison.edu/forms/faculty-handbook. In addition, Denison supports research and teaching with professional development funds of $5,000 per year for the first three years, and $3,000 per year thereafter. Pending a successful third year review, junior faculty are also entitled to a one semester leave. The current CS teaching load is 9 courses every 2 years.
The Computer Science Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences to begin in Fall 2017. We seek candidates with teaching and research interests specific to Theory and Algorithms. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. The successful candidate will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 course equivalents per year with labs counting towards this total) at all levels of undergraduate Computer Science and specialize in Theory and Algorithms. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position and participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees.Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2017-2018). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching, including the supervision of student research. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Experience working with, teaching, and/or mentoring diverse groups or diverse students is valued. We actively seek candidates who will foster the diversity of the campus, curriculum, or discipline. Appointments at the Associate level or above require evidence of commensurate scholarship and teaching experience
Kenyon College invites applications for one or two one-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor positions in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, to begin in July 2017. (The second position is contingent on final approval by the administration.) A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university is required. Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning. Thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and/or laboratory based instruction. In addition, preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching statistics and/or applied mathematics. Kenyon faculty members are expected to be excellent teachers who maintain strong research programs, and there are funds available to support travel and faculty development. The typical teaching load is five courses per year. For more information about the mathematics department go to http://math.kenyon.edu. Applications should be submitted via mathjobs.org by 1 December to ensure full consideration. Please note that in addition to the standard application via mathjobs.org, there is a short additional form requesting some demographic information. For instructions on how to apply visit: http://careers.kenyon.edu
The Department of German Language and Literatures at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of two years with the possibility of renewal, beginning fall semester 2017, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of German. The incumbent will teach five courses per year in the general area of German language and literature, including a First Year Seminar. In a given year, this will include two courses at the elementary level (or one First Year Seminar), one at the intermediate level, one literature course in German on literature in the candidate’s area of expertise, and one course in English translation on a literary or interdisciplinary topic of the candidate’s choice. Qualifications: Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in German. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
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Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese beginning in Fall 2017. The successful candidate will teach five courses, both within the Japanese language program and in the candidate’s area of expertise. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Japanese language and literature or related field, including Comparative Literature; native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; and experience in teaching Japanese to English-speaking students at the college level. ABDs will be considered. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Review of applications will begin December 1, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the December 1 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
The East Asian Studies Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a one-year, full-time non-continuing faculty position in Japanese Language and Culture. Appointment to this position will begin in the fall semester of the academic year 2017-2018, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor. Oberlin’s Japanese language curriculum, offering five levels of Japanese, is lodged within the East Asian Studies Program, which includes Japanese, Chinese, and Korean Studies, and the disciplines of Anthropology, Art History, Cinema Studies, Religion, History, Environmental Studies, and Politics. Related courses in Ethnomusicology are also offered. The incumbent will teach a total of five courses, including at least three in Japanese language. Two other courses, to be taught in English, will be in Japanese Studies in collaboration with the East Asian Studies Program. Requirements include demonstrated excellence in teaching Japanese at all levels, commitment to teaching elementary Japanese, and evidence of strong scholarship and background in Japanese Studies in such fields as linguistics, film, literature, gender studies or other humanities and social science disciplines. Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by the first semester of the academic year 2017-2018). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is required. Native or near-native proficiency in Japanese and in English is also required.
The Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Music Theory and Aural Skills, beginning with the 2017–18 academic year. The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, founded in 1865, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating conservatory, and the only major music school in the country linked with a preeminent liberal arts college. Students are enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in performance, jazz studies, composition, electronic and computer music, music history, and historical performance. Graduate programs leading to the Master of Music in conducting and historical performance are also offered. Responsibilities: Teach courses drawn from the lower-division theory and aural skills sequence, which involves four semesters of harmony, voice leading, and analysis, assigned according to the needs of the division. Teach upper division courses assigned according to the needs of the division and the interests of the faculty member. Participate fully in departmental placement examinations and meetings as scheduled, and in responsibilities such as private readings. Completion of the PhD in Music Theory by June 30, 2017, or equivalent professional experience is required.
The College of Wooster Physics Department invites applications for a three-year visiting position in Physics beginning Fall 2017 to teach upper and lower level physics courses and labs, and to guide student research projects. Applicants should have a strong commitment to undergraduate education; the ability to meaningfully involve undergraduate students in research is essential. Ph.D. in Physics or related field required. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. The College of Wooster is an independent liberal arts institution with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Our department is an inclusive community with close faculty-student interactions and mentoring. Our physics club has won national awards for its elementary school outreach program. Each Wooster student completes a yearlong senior thesis project in our nationally recognized senior capstone program. Wooster ranks in the top 3 percent nationally as the baccalaureate origin of Ph.D.s when compared with other 4-year institutions. For more information on the department and the College, please visit the physics department website. Applicants should submit a letter of application including a statement of how they would contribute to diversity in the classroom or curriculum, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Politics and Government invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in American political institutions and public policy at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in August 2017. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach environmental policy. We would also welcome candidates who can teach inequality and research methods. This position requires teaching three courses each semester. This position is also expected to contribute to our Arneson Institute for Practical Politics, including the Wesleyan in Washington internship program. Qualifications: Applicants must have at least ABD standing in political science. Ph.D. at the time of appointment, teaching experience at the collegiate level and evidence of research potential are strongly preferred.
The Neuroscience Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position, specializing in the area of Neurophysiology, in the College of Arts and Sciences. The initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning July 1, 2017, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.The incumbent will teach an average of 4.5 courses per year in the general area of Neuroscience. Two courses will be at the introductory level, with one being a laboratory-based course; two courses will be at an upper level, with one being a laboratory-based course; and the fifth course, in alternating years, will be either a senior seminar on a topic in the candidate’s area of expertise or another course at the introductory level for non-majors. The ability to teach upper level courses in the area of Neurophysiology is essential. The ability to incorporate neuroanatomical principles into such a course would be viewed positively. The incumbent is also expected to engage in sustained scholarly research, and to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including academic advising and service on committees. Development of a research program that significantly involves undergraduate students is critical. A research program that employs neurophysiological techniques to understand neural circuits is of special interest.
The Psychology Department at Ohio Wesleyan University seeks to fill a tenure track opening in clinical or counseling psychology to begin August 2017. Candidates should have a Ph. D. in clinical or counseling psychology, a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, an understanding of and appreciation for a liberal arts education and a well-articulated research program capable of including advanced undergraduates as collaborators. The successful candidate will teach introductory psychology, abnormal psychology and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, as well as supervise students in on and off campus internships. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach advanced courses in areas that will complement our existing curriculum. Candidates with postdoctoral teaching and/or research experience are preferred. Completed application packets will include: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) Teaching portfolio including statements of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness, (e.g., peer observations, course evaluations), 4) A statement of research interests and sample reprints or preprints of recent work, and 5) Three (3) letters of reference. Application materials should be sent electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed paper application packets may also be forwarded to: Dr. Kyle Smith, Chair, Department of Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University, 61 S. Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH 43015. Screening of applications will begin January 9, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Ohio Wesleyan University is strongly committed to diversity within its community and encourages all interested applicants, including women and minorities, to apply (EEOE).
Denison University Department of Religion invites applications for a one-year non-renewable position in Asian Religions for the 2017-18 academic year. The person must be able to teach courses in both Hinduism and Islam. Other courses will include introductory courses in Religion, with the possibility of a mid-level course in the person’s special field. Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in the academic study of religion or relevant field. Teaching load: 3/3. Applications should include a transcript of all graduate work, list of 3 professional references and their contact information, and evidence of appropriate teaching experience. Applications must be submitted on-line at https://employment.denison.edu. Applications received by February 15, 2017, will receive full consideration. Open until filled. For more information about Denison and the Department of Religion see our website at: www.denison.edu. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capitol, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.
The Religion Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning fall 2017, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor. The position may be renewable for an additional academic year. The incumbent will teach a total of five courses per academic year in the general area of Modern Religious Thought. Courses will include a survey lecture course in modern religious thought from the Enlightenment to the present, additional theme-based lecture courses, a seminar of the incumbent’s choosing, and an Introduction to Religion course. Specialization in the areas of feminist theology or feminist philosophy of religion is highly desirable. Other desirable areas of specialization include systematic theology, political (e.g., post-colonial, environmental, LGBTQ) theologies, post-Holocaust/Shoah religious thought, postmodern thought, theories of religion (including comparative religious approaches). The incumbent is expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including possible academic advising of senior religion major capstone research essays. Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree or “ABD” (with degree expected during the 2016-17 academic year). Candidates must demonstrate potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Information about the Religion Department may be found on line at www.oberlin.edu/religion.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in sociology or anthropology. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level, and will begin August 2017. The primary teaching responsibilities of this position are courses on race and ethnicity in the United States, as well as our introductory course(s). Preference will be given to applicants who are also able to teach courses in at least two of the following areas: social statistics, inequality, and urban studies. The ability to contribute to interdepartmental programs, such as Africana Studies or Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies is highly desirable. This position will also be expected to participate in the College's First-Year Seminar program and the advising of senior theses. Areas of research and specialization are open. A Ph.D. in sociology or anthropology, and teaching experience, are preferred, but ABDs will be considered. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. Applications should include: letter of interest, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement on contributions to diversity in the classroom and/or curriculum, and teaching evaluations. Application materials should be submitted electronically through Interfolio.
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The College of Wooster invites applications for a position in the office of admissions with a primary role of leading initiatives to increase the visibility and understanding of Wooster’s distinctions among high school and independent college counselors worldwide. Responsibilities: Coordinate and manage all counselor campus visit experiences throughout the year. Develop and maintain a comprehensive counselor database of contact information and interactions with staff. Create and implement an integrated communication plan to counselor constituents – email, print, face-to-face, and social media that aligns well with overall College marketing and admissions message points. Coordinate individual and group interactions between admissions staff and counselors off-campus during recruitment travel and conference events in targeted markets. Cultivate relationships with counselors resulting in admission staff presenting or speaking at school or counselor-sponsored events.This includes collaborating with . staff to develop conference sessions at regional and national conferences within the industry. Manage annual budget for all counselor cultivation activities. Conduct interviews with prospective students and families. Read and evaluate applications for admission. Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year college or university; two to five years of related admissions experience or event planning preferred.
The Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid will assume broad responsibility for recruiting and enrolling a highly talented, intellectually driven, and diverse student body. Reporting to the President, the Vice President and Dean will provide dynamic and forward-looking leadership to the areas of Admissions and Financial aid while working together with the President, other senior leaders, and faculty to further the best interests of Oberlin. Working closely with Conservatory admissions, the Vice President and Dean will develop a strategic outreach and admissions plan that reflects the College’s core values, aligns with the recruitment priorities of the Conservatory and is designed to bring Oberlin to the attention of a broad and diverse national and international population. The successful candidate will bring optimism, creativity, integrity, strong analytic skills and experience working in collaboration with colleagues across an institution to support the work of the College and will have a record of exemplary personal and professional integrity. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.
Denison seeks someone to lead the Knowlton Center as it provides students the opportunity to become optimal candidates for work or further education that is consistent with their talents, interests and values. Act as the campus expert on careers who will articulate in multiple venues how students gain significant value from a Denison education. Guide the Center’s staff in designing and implementing strategies, programs, and relationships, which facilitate opportunities for students to successfully pursue dynamic and satisfying career goals. Masters degree required.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Career Services Office invites applications for a dynamic Career Coach, a full-time position with benefits, and reporting to Director of Career Services. The career coach will assist students (and alumni) throughout all phases of the career development process including meeting with students one on one and in groups to help them reflect on their strengths, skills, and experiences, and to discover and explore career options, Interpreting career assessments, assisting students in developing personalized action plans for their professional development, advising students on successful job and internship search strategies and enhancing their job search documents, connecting students to careers and alumni and professional networks, creating, coordinating, implementing, and facilitating innovative programs and workshops to engage students in their career and professional development, and supervising student employees/paraprofessional staff. Qualifications: Knowledge of career development theory and practices. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (required); Master’s degree (preferred).
The Dean of the Career Development Office (CDO) will join Kenyon College at an exciting time as plans advance for a new Academic Commons that will house the CDO and several other key student services, improving access and expanding resources in line with Kenyon’s 2020 strategic plan. Reporting directly to the Provost, the Dean is a highly visible, engaged leader advancing Kenyon College’s support for students’ post graduate success. The Dean provides visionary, strategic leadership supporting and institutionalizing a broad spectrum of career preparation and success initiatives for current students and alumni, including the development of Kenyon Compass, a unique digital mapping program that connects a student’s curricular, co-curricular, and experiential areas of interest with a rich array of resources through a single portal. As the CDO’s chief ambassador, the Dean actively cultivates relationships and expands networks with faculty and campus colleagues, alumni, parents, and employers throughout the region and in key destination cities to support the CDO mission and to enhance innovative partnerships, programs, experiential, and employment opportunities. Additional responsibilities include: increasing student engagement with the CDO beginning in their first year; facilitating continuous improvement, ensuring the CDO remains responsive to diverse student interests and evolving market trends; growing internship opportunities and resources to support students’ career preparation and professional aspirations; optimizing available technology for communication and delivery of services; and implementing effective data collection, analysis, and reporting systems that demonstrate outcomes and inform strategic resource allocation and direction. Qualifications: A track record of progressive responsibility demonstrating a broad understanding of career development and expectations of today’s employers including familiarity with current job search strategies, job market trends, and recruitment methodologies is expected. A master’s degree or comparable combination of academic preparation and demonstrated experience are required.
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The Division of Development and Alumni Affairs of Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Director of the Oberlin Annual Fund. Assemble a portfolio of assigned prospects and identify new prospects in order to strategize, cultivate, solicit, and close leadership and annual gifts from prospects with a particular focus on securing annual fund gifts in the $5,000 – $49,999 range. Work with department staff members with responsibilities for the 25th reunion committee to assist in the recruitment of key reunion volunteers for committee membership, and to plan strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors, as well as reunion programming that will support attendance and engagement goals. Manage assigned class volunteers. Think critically, strategically and creatively about the tasks and progress of alumni relations and annual fund collaboration. Support the team’s efforts to meet engagement, financial, and participation goals. Work with other division staff, especially in Major Giving, to plan strategies for cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors for leadership gifts when such an interest is discovered or suspected. Commit to national travel for personal visitation with prospects for the purposes of cultivation, stewardship and solicitation. Bachelor’s degree required – advanced degree desirable; minimum of five years experience in development field.
The Division of Development and Alumni Affairs of Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Director of Major Gifts. This is a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Director of Development.The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for the overall management of the Major Gifts department and also serves as a donor relationship manager who plans and implements strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, and closure of outright and deferred gifts of $50,000 or more to Oberlin College. This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising across the country. The Director of Major Gifts will work closely with faculty and staff, both within the division and around the College to promote the acquisition of major gifts. Responsible for the overall management of the Major Gifts department including: 1) creation and maintenance of departmental processes, procedures, reporting, and metrics. 2) Development of officer portfolios and moves management strategies for assigned prospects (together with Development Research). 3) Management and approval of proposals in the pipeline. 4) Development of stewardship opportunities for major donors (together with the Director of Donor Relations).
Solicit donors to provide funding for University priorities including leadership annual fund, endowment and planned giving. Generate $1-3 million annually in signed, documented commitments. Identify and qualify Denison alumni, parents and friends who have the capacity to become leadership donors to the University. Collaborate with the Director of Prospect Management to move prospects through the giving cycle from identification through stewardship. Manage annually an appropriate number of leadership gift prospects, ranging from 150 to 200 prospects targeted at $100,000 or more and plan and execute engagement and solicitation strategies to bring them closer to the University through personal visits and other contacts and by engaging them in volunteer and other activities to further advance their relationship with the University. Design tailored individual donor strategies that will inspire transformational gifts to the University. Identify and cultivate targeted donors to serve in such capacities as Alumni Council, the Board of Advisors, the Parent Advancement Council and the Board of Trustees. Participate in donor strategy reviews, divisional planning meetings and briefing sessions. Maintain a basic knowledge of projects and programs that are the funding objectives for the University and share Denison’s vision with donors. Work with others on campus to develop well articulated cases for support and fully-developed written proposals to present to prospective donors. Prepare contact reports and necessary follow-up materials.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Finance and Administration Office invites applications for a Bursar to manage the student account function. The Bursar’s Office is located on the ground floor of the beautiful and historic University Hall and consists of a staff of two employees and reports to the Controller. The Bursar’s Office is responsible for all aspects of Student Accounts, including Cashiering, and supports various functions within the Accounting Office, including Perkins and University Loan processing, Account Reconciliations, General Ledger Maintenance and Year-End Audit Preparation. Responsibilities: Full responsibility for all aspects of student tuition accounts, including providing high quality customer service through actively responding to questions from students and their parents regarding charges and payments; a large percentage of this job is spent responding to questions regarding tuition bills, both through walk-in traffic and phone calls; Full responsibility for the billing of all charges posted to student tuition accounts and coordinating with the various offices that generate those charges, including the Registrar’s Office, the Financial Aid Office, the Residential Life Office, the OWU Card Office, the Public Safety Office and many others; Lead collection efforts for student accounts, including provision of financial counseling and explanation of payment options for students and families; Serve as an active back-up to the Director of Budget & Accounting Systems who has full responsibility for working with students on their Perkins Loan awards, collecting signed promissory notes and submitting all Perkins Loan details to our third party administrator, who handles billing and collection of these loans. Management of four to five outside Collection Agencies for Perkins Loan and Student Account collections; Preparation of a monthly account analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts,as assigned; Assist in the analysis, reconciliation and preparation of various schedules for month-end, year-end closes and annual audit preparation. Qualifications (Required): Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience; Strong customer service skills; Strong technology skills, which are adaptable to the technology used for Student Tuition Accounts at Ohio Wesleyan (PowerCAMPUS and Dynamics GP).
Ohio Wesleyan University (www.owu.edu) invites applications for the position of Controller. The Controller directly supervises the Accounting, Bursar and Purchasing Office staff and reports to the Vice President of Finance and Administration. As the chief accountant of the University, the Controller is responsible for organizing, directing, and evaluating a wide variety of financial activities including the planning and development of the University’s system of accounting and financial controls, audit and compliance with all related University and government regulations and policies. S/he directs and is responsible for all aspects of accounting, purchasing, budget and related systems. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or MBA degree in Accounting and/or CPA certificate and seven (7) or more years of progressively responsible accounting and finance experience, preferably in higher education or a complex non-profit organization, which includes managing a professional staff. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A comprehensive job description can be found at owu.edu/jobs. Potential applicants are encouraged to review the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position, as well as the responsibilities of the position. Completed application packets will include: 1) Cover Letter with salary requirements, 2) Resume or Curriculum Vitae, 3) The names, titles, & contact information for three professional references. Please e-mail application materials to: email@example.com Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration of Oberlin College invites applications for the position of Financial Analyst. This is a full-time, 12-month, Administrative and Professional Staff position reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning and Analysis. Responsibilities will include assisting in the preparation and development of the College’s annual operating budget; monitoring budget-to-actual performance; ensuring compliance with budgeting processes and procedures; preparing monthly/quarterly financial reports; implementing financial modeling techniques; and analyzing complex financial data. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other relevant field. Minimum two years of related financial experience. Expertise with Microsoft Excel. Substantial knowledge of computer applications for business and finance and experience with database querying tools. CPA preferred; familiarity with higher education policies, practices, and financial trends desired. Experience with information system development preferred. Experience with Ellucian Banner software and Argos Reporting a plus.
Ohio Wesleyan’s Sagan Academic Resource Center invites applications for a Coordinator of the Disability Services Center, a full-time position with benefits, and reporting to Director of Sagan Academic Resource Center. Responsibilities: Reviewing, interpreting, and evaluating psycho-educational and medical documentation on students to determine eligibility for disability services and reasonable accommodations. Certifying, facilitating, and providing appropriate academic and other accommodations. Helping students to understand and mitigate the effects of their educational disabilities. Counseling students with educational disabilities about their responsibilities and rights. Recommending, maintaining, and utilizing assistive technologies. Assisting faculty to understand and provide appropriate academic accommodations. Overseeing the OWU Testing Center. Qualifications & Desired Skills: Master’s Degree in an appropriate area: e.g., disability education, school or educational psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation, etc. Three years of previous work experience in a disabilities service environment. Expertise in learning interventions for college students with learning disabilities. Ability to understand and interpret psycho-educational diagnostic reports. Understanding of disability issues, including compliance parameters and disability laws—i.e., ADA, ADA Amended Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator. A member of the President’s staff, The Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator reports to the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator. The Civil Rights/Title IX Deputy Coordinator has expertise in cultural competency, and can demonstrate familiarity with, and respect for, diverse racial, ethnic, cultural identities and gender identities. Specifically, the Deputy Coordinator assists with monitoring and coordinating compliance with nondiscrimination laws alleging discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Duties may require evening and weekend availability on campus and the ability to respond to urgent situations by phone or email on evenings and weekends. The position is a full-time, 12 month appointment.
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Digital Media Instructional Technologist. This dynamic position will collaborate with faculty in integrating technology appropriately into the teaching and learning process, specializing in support of multimedia including video, audio, still images, and web publishing. The Digital Media Instructional Technologist will support students and faculty in using multimedia technology for curricular projects and facilitate workshops, conversations, and information sharing about teaching with multimedia. The Digital Media Specialist reports to the Director of the Center for Innovative Pedagogy. Essential Functions: Collaborate with faculty on designing digital media projects and integrating them with their courses to reach pedagogical goals. Design and implement workshops on multimedia production skills, and the effective use of multimedia projects in teaching, for faculty and students across disciplines. Provide instruction on multimedia production for particular courses, tailored to the needs of particular projects. Provide software and hardware training and troubleshooting for faculty and students working with media tools. Relevant software may include, but is not limited to, iMovie, Final Cut, the Adobe Creative Suite, and Audacity. Develops guides and documentation for users. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a media production or education related field, or equivalent work experience. Demonstrated experience in multimedia production including digital audio and video recording and editing, including relevant hardware and software.
The Health & Human Kinetics Department at Ohio Wesleyan University is accepting applications for a three-year Assistant Professor position (with the potential for conversion to tenure-track), focused on nutrition, beginning August 2017. The Department is seeking candidates who can help to build a dynamic new nutrition program. Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include courses in food and nutrition, lifespan nutrition, human nutrition, nutrition counseling, global nutrition, and sport and exercise nutrition, and direction of mentored internships and student projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to shape and grow the new Nutrition major at Ohio Wesleyan University, through the development of course content and pedagogies, practical student experiences, and community outreach. Additional responsibilities include reliable and committed academic advising, scholarship including mentored student research, and departmental committee work. Candidate must have earned doctorate in human nutrition, public health nutrition, or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered if doctorate will be earned by the start of classes in August 2017. Preferential consideration will be given to candidates with experience in course and program development. Qualifications: Earned Doctorate in human nutrition, public health nutrition, or related field by August 2017. Course and program development experience. Evidence of successful teaching at the college level. Ability to teach and support the department across introductory and advanced level courses.
The Five Colleges of Ohio, Inc. (a consortium comprised of The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, and Ohio Wesleyan University) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as Program and Budget Coordinator at the organization's new headquarters at Oberlin College. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Coordinator is responsible for administrative support of the Ohio Five operations, including budget tracking and accounting, meeting and event planning, web communications, and general office functions. This position also provides program support to several Ohio Five committees and working groups. Key responsibilities include: managing invoicing, payments, expenditures, and overseeing reporting for administrative operations and grants; organizing logistics of Ohio Five standing committee and working group meetings that occur regularly on all five campuses or on online meeting platforms; managing the Ohio Five website content, including writing and inputting information and updating employment listings; providing lead staff support to selected Ohio Five committees and grant programs, including coordinating meetings, taking minutes, and providing post-meeting updates. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in tracking budgets and handling bookkeeping functions in a professional setting, and will have completed basic accounting coursework. Proficiency in MS Office software as well as online scheduling and meeting programs (Google Hangouts, GotoMeeting), is a requirement, along with the ability to learn new software, including Banner and other programs used in an academic setting. Strong written communication skills and experience in working with website content management systems are also key elements of this position. Some day travel to partner campuses will be expected. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work independently and who is enthusiastic about interacting with and supporting committees and a wide range of academic staff and faculty. This is a full-time, twelve-month, 35 hour-per-week position, with a generous Kenyon College benefit package and competitive hourly rate, and is an ideal opportunity for an individual interested in non-profit business experience. Applicants should provide a cover letter and resume including two recent references as part of the online application. The position begins May 15. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for Associate Dean for Student Success, reporting to the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success/Dean of Students. The Associate Dean is a member of the senior leadership team for the division of Student Affairs, and is responsible for leading, overseeing, and partnering with programs, services, and initiatives aimed at supporting student success across the university, taking an individualized approach to connecting students with appropriate individuals who can provide essential support for their academic and personal growth and development. Responsibilties: Provide oversight of Multicultural Student Affairs, Counseling Center, and Student Conduct, and serve as the institutional liaison to the Student Health Center (a partnership with OhioHealth); lead planning, budgeting, development, and assessment efforts to ensure programs and services effectively meet student and institutional needs. Serve as a member of the senior leadership team for the division of Student Affairs. Consistently seek ways to provide more effective and comprehensive ways to support student success, utilizing knowledge of student development theory, best practices, and institutional circumstances. Develop and/or use existing data systems to inform effective approaches to student success efforts. Consult with campus constituents about matters pertaining to student success; provide reports and presentations to communicate such knowledge as appropriate. Chair the Care and Concern Team and Co-Chair the Retention Intervention Team in providing effective responses for students who are experiencing various challenges. Provide a case-management approach to manage institutional responses to students who need additional support. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in student affairs, higher education or a related field. A minimum of 7 years of related professional post-graduate experience. .
Kenyon College seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Cox Health and Counseling Center. The Director of the Cox Health and Counseling Center provides leadership and oversight of the two departments (Health and Counseling), as well as coordinates campus-wide initiatives that focus on student wellness. Specific duties for the position include, but are not limited to, budget oversight, personnel supervision, overall planning for the Cox Center to ensure a holistic, wellness-centered mission, coordination with colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs and elsewhere on health education, responsibility for evaluation and assessment, and development of policy and procedures. The position reports directly to the Dean of Students, and is an integral member of the Division of Student Affairs. Specific responsibilities for this position include: Directly supervise the Associate Director for Health Services, and the Associate Director for Counseling Services, and provide general supervision of all other health and counseling staff (hiring, payroll, performance appraisals, staff education and professional development, etc.). Facilitate a seamless integration of the Health and Counseling Centers. Convene regular meetings of the staff, and annual/bi-annual retreats to set the strategic direction for the Center. Serve as primary contact for health-related communication with campus colleagues, as well as the point person for health needs and concerns with external constituencies.Participate in regular meetings with the Dean of Students and as an active member of the Student Affairs staff. Present to parents, faculty, staff and others on wellness initiatives and Center operations.
Kenyon College seeks a licensed counselor to provide clinical care to college students, with a particular focus on traditionally underserved and/or underrepresented students with diverse racial, ethnic, cultural identities and gender identities. Expertise in cultural competency is essential, as is a sensitivity to the needs of high-achieving college students in a residential, liberal arts setting. Essential Functions: Work with students one on one in a clinical setting. Facilitate group counseling sessions. Provide outreach education and consultation services with students, faculty and staff. Identify and coordinate crisis intervention services for students. Keep timely records of clinical and other activities. Assist in the medical leave process, as needed. Cooperate with off-campus mental health professionals in cases where students have specialized or continuing needs. Collaborate with family members and significant others when professionally appropriate. Participate in after-hours on-call rotation. This is a full-time, 10-month position for the academic year. Some evening and weekend work is required, including participation in the on-call rotation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: An appreciation for the value of a liberal arts education, and a high degree of energy and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student population are essential, as is a sensitivity to the academic and personal needs of young adults. Demonstrated experience providing care for students of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community and others with diverse backgrounds is required. A sense of humor, healthy approach to teamwork, and a positive and caring attitude are also key attributes. Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field plus at least one year of experience as a counselor, fluency in cultural competency, and knowledge of the needs of students in terms of racial and ethnic diversities, sexual orientation, disabilities and social class. Independent Licensure is required. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ohio Wesleyan University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for a Staff Counselor, reporting to the Director of Counseling Services. The Director is seeking a generalist with a strong developmental focus and diverse areas of interest. The successful candidate will have clinical experience working with college students or young adults, and experience with educational outreach. Responsibilities Include: Individual and couples counseling, group counseling, crisis intervention, educational outreach, consultation, training for faculty/staff/students, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling Services. Qualifications: Doctorate in psychology or master’s degree in mental health counseling or social work; at least one year counseling experience; eligibility for Ohio licensure or license eligibility to practice independently in the state of Ohio as a psychologist, mental health counselor, or social worker required. The ideal candidate will have experience and expertise in serving college student populations. This opening is for a generalist who has particular commitment to and experience with serving students who identify with one or more of the following clinical and outreach areas: LGBTQ students; students with disabilities; Latino students; Black and African American students; Middle-Eastern and North African students; Native American students; and students with religious and spiritual concerns. Excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to form strong working/collaborative relationships with students, faculty, and staff members, and the ability to relate effectively with diverse members of the University community are also essential. The Staff Counselor position is a full-time, 10 month position with full benefits, including a parental leave plan, and a competitive salary. The start date for the position is August 14, 2017.