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Law Enforcement

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Vincennes University’s Law and Safety Department is seeking an applicant to fill a full-time faculty position in Law Enforcement. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits, starting August 2015. The individual hired for this position will be responsible for teaching courses within the Law Enforcement degree programs. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester including day, night, and weekend classes.

The successful candidate will, in addition to teaching:

•Advise several law enforcement students

•Participate in departmental, college, and university committee work

•Participate in recruitment and retention activities

•Secure adjunct faculty as needed

•Be actively involved in the Vincennes University assessment process

•Be able to articulate a full understanding of, and appreciation for, a comprehensive and open-door community college philosophy

•Maintain required office hours

Qualifications and Experience:

•Master’s Degree preferred

•Will consider a Bachelor’s degree in the field plus 5 years experience

•Will consider an Associate’s degree in the field plus 15 years experience with evidence of serving in leadership roles

•Excellent interpersonal communication skills

•Excellent organization and problem-solving skills

•Familiarity with ILEA standards

•Forensics experience is a plus

•Experience in emergency management is a plus

•Experience in homeland security is a plus

•Experience in weapons of mass destruction is a plus

•Experience in intelligence analysis is a plus

•Experience in critical infrastructure protection is a plus

•Experience in cybercrime is a plus

•Experience in criminal and/or homeland security law is a plus

•Specialized certifications are a plus

•Online teaching experience is a plus

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with the credentials of the candidate.

Vincennes University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita, all college transcripts and professional certifications, and a minimum of 3 reference letters to the Director of Human Resources Office, Vincennes University, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be received until the positions are filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising.

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Faculty - CHEMISTRY

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The College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position in the Chemistry Department. This is a full time, non-tenure track faculty position with benefits reporting to the Chair of the Chemistry Department.

Job Requirements/Experience:

•The appointment is 100% teaching, and faculty members are encouraged to use pedagogy that includes active learning, discovery laboratories, cooperative learning, and community building.

•Candidates should have the interest and expertise to teach a variety of chemistry courses (ranging from developmental and technical, to college entry level and baccalaureate level) in an open access college setting.

•Minimum qualification is a Master’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemistry Education. A Ph.D. is preferred.

•Knowledge of assessment and data-driven decision making.

Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate must: •Be able to incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and technologies in the classroom.

•Be able to encourage and assist new students to develop skills and confidence.

•Be able to provide a challenging environment for the highly skilled student.

•Possess excellent interpersonal skills.

•Participate in activities for recruiting and retaining students.

Primary responsibilities:

•Teach undergraduate, developmental, and technical courses in chemistry.

•Serve as an academic advisor, and participating in related student success activities.

•Participate in recruitment and retention initiatives and activities.

•Participate in the development and implementation of assessment, including learning outcomes at the course, program, college, and university level.

•Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

•Other duties as assigned.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, teaching philosophy and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 31, 2015. First consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, March 20, 2015. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

AA/EOE

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Faculty - BIOLOGY

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Vincennes University is an Indiana public institution of higher education with campuses in the southwestern Indiana communities of Vincennes, Jasper, Fort Branch and additional sites such as Indianapolis. Located on the banks of the scenic Wabash River in Indiana’s first city, the Vincennes Campus is near sites such as the home of U.S. President William Henry Harrison and the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park, and just an hour away from Indiana’s third largest city, Evansville. The Vincennes Campus has six residence halls and a diverse collegiate atmosphere featuring major arts, athletic, and recreational facilities that attract students from 28 other states and 30 countries.

In addition to associate degree and certificate programs, VU also offers select bachelor’s degree programs, with accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. VU offers challenging work opportunities, a full range of employee benefits including a comprehensive health plan, paid leave, and a retirement plan. Founded in 1801, VU is Indiana’s first college and is the only college in the nation founded by an individual who would later become President of the United States. More information is available at www.vinu.edu.

Position summary:

The Biology Department of the College of Science and Mathematics at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a Biology faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank. This is a full time faculty, non-tenure track position, with the potential for tenure track placement, reporting to the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• Minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology or Biology Education is required

• Experience teaching majors and non-majors biology courses

• Evidence of active learning and inquiry-based instructional strategies

• Experience with assessment and data driven decision making

Skills/Abilities:

• Excellent oral and written communication

• Ability to work with a variety of learning styles and skill levels

• Ability to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and administration

• Experience using course management software such as BlackBoard or WebCT

Primary responsibilities:

• Teaching undergraduate lecture/lab courses in majors general biology and non-majors contemporary biology and/or plant/animal biology

• Coordinating lab activities for the above courses with laboratory supervisor and other faculty

• Teaching other courses for students majoring in biology, health occupations, or science education including microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, ecology & evolution, anatomy & physiology, immunology, cellular biology, and/or developmental biology.

• Serving as an academic advisor and participating in related student success activities

• Participating in departmental academic assessment projects

• Participating in service, including serving on departmental, college, and university committees

• Working collaboratively with other universities, and/or public/private schools

• Assisting with other departmental activities which may include Biology Club, Biology Lab Days, and recruitment/retention activities

Biology Department Mission Statement:

The Vincennes University Biology Department cultivate students to understand and appreciate biology as it pertains to their lives, their future, and the planet. Through classroom and laboratory instruction, and co-curricular activities, the department produces students who can identify and apply terminology and biological concepts, understand the process and importance of the scientific method, have the skills to research biological concepts, and acquire the critical thinking skills necessary to form independent conclusions on biological issues. The faculty, in collaboration with those both inside and outside the university community, foster an environment conducive to continuous quality improvement.

VU’s Promise:

• A focus on premier learning and successful educational experiences for our students

• Cultural opportunities and community services in a diverse, student-centered, collegiate atmosphere

• Small class sizes

• Professional work environment

• Talented and committed co-workers

• Competitive compensation & benefits plan

Required Documents:

• Letter of application

• Resume or curriculum vitae

• Teaching Philosophy

• One example of an active learning pedagogy used in a biology course

• Copy of a recently administered exam for a biology lecture course

• Copies of transcripts verifying educational degrees (official transcripts required upon offer of employment)

• Three current reference letters

Documentation should be submitted to Human Resources, Vincennes University, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or by email to: jobs@vinu.edu. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, but those received after April 1, 2015 will not be guaranteed consideration.

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Faculty - WELDING TECHNOLOGY

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Vincennes University is seeking applicants for Faculty in Welding Technology. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track position with benefits beginning August 2015.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

• Responsible for the continuous quality review and improvement of the Welding Technology Program.

• Have the ability to perform and demonstrate all aspects of Welding Technology (including Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting, Plasma Arc Cutting).

• Ability to work with the program coordinator, faculty, staff and other constituents.

• Prepare syllabi and course outlines using university guidelines; administer written and practical tests.

• Responsible for course assessment activities.

• Participate in departmental functions, such as staff meetings, committee work, curriculum development, recruiting initiatives, Project Excel, etc.

• Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements:

• Minimum of an Associate’s degree.

• AWS Welder Qualification Test all position pipe 6G

• Minimum of five years of on the job training within the Welding Technology Industry.

• Excellent organizational, communication, problem solving skills required.

• Have a vision and passion for creating as inviting and challenging learning environment.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline for first consideration is May 15, 2015. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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Faculty - ESL/ENGLISH

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The Department of English at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill the position of Faculty in English and ESL. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenture track position with benefits. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition with a TESL emphasis, a TESL certificate, or equivalent; consideration will be given to candidates with degrees in English-related fields, such as English Education. Experience teaching college-level and developmental composition is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with three years’ experience teaching ESL.

Vincennes University offers associate and some baccalaureate degrees. The primary responsibility of VU faculty is instruction. The full-time load is 15 hours (five courses) per semester, along with academic advising.

Primary responsibilities:

Teaching college-level and developmental composition and ESL.

Service on departmental and university-wide committees, departmental and university-wide assessment, academic advising, and other university service.

Must be able to work closely with a diverse student body of various levels of college preparation.

Applicants should be student-centered and willing to help students learn both inside and outside the classroom.

The successful candidate must be willing to cooperate with department and University personnel to assess and improve learning, with a commitment to enhance department goals and the University mission.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Interested persons should submit a letter of application, a brief philosophy of education, college transcripts, and resume with the names and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline for first consideration is April 1, 2015. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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Faculty - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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Position summary

The Physics & Engineering Department, in the College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics at Vincennes University, has a faculty opening at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The Department is seeking applicants to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate level, including mechanical engineering (Structures, Thermodynamics, Engineering Graphics, Statics, and Dynamics), physics, and mathematics. Beginning in August 2015, this is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position, with benefits, reporting to the Chair of the Physics & Engineering Department, and which has the potential to become tenure track.

Job Requirements/Experience

• Candidates should have the interest and expertise to teach a variety of mechanical engineering, physics, and mathematics courses (ranging from developmental and technical, to college entry level and intermediate level) in an open access college setting.

• Minimum qualification is a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a Master’s Degree and 18 graduate hours in mechanical engineering. An exceptional candidate without the MS may be considered if s/he is willing to put into place, and make progress on, an educational plan to earn the master’s degree.

• Knowledge of assessment and data-driven decision making.

Skills/Abilities

The successful candidate must:

• be able to incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and technologies in the classroom.

• be able to encourage and assist new students to develop skills and confidence.

• be able to provide a challenging environment for the highly skilled student.

• possess excellent interpersonal skills.

• participate in activities for recruiting and retaining students.

Primary responsibilities

• Teach undergraduate, developmental, and technical courses in engineering, physics, and mathematics.

• Serve as an academic advisor, and participate in related student success activities.

• Participate in recruitment and retention initiatives and activities.

• Participate in the development and implementation of assessment, including learning outcomes, at the course, program, college, and university levels.

• Participate in research and service, including serving on departmental, college, and university committees.

• Other duties as assigned.

Required Documents:

• Cover letter with a description of teaching interests and experience.

• Resume or curriculum vitae.

• Copies of transcripts verifying educational degree (official transcripts required upon offer of employment).

• Portfolio artifacts (including teaching philosophy).

• Names and contact information of three references.

Submit required documentation to:

Vincennes University

Office of Human Resources

1002 N. First Street Vincennes, In 47591

Or via email: jobs@vinu.edu

The deadline to apply for this position is April 6, 2014.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

AA/EOE

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Faculty - COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING

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Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a Computer Integrated Manufacturing Faculty Instructor. This is a full-time faculty position with benefits located in Vincennes, IN beginning August 2015.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

To teach and develop courses, maintain equipment, update course material, recruit, and advise students as necessary to continually improve the highly successful Computer Integrated Manufacturing Program at Vincennes University. This position will also require working with and reporting to Toyota when teaching courses that are a part of the Advanced Manufacturing Technician Partnership with Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Indiana.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

The Computer Integrated Manufacturing Instructor will have two main areas of responsibilities. The first area is teaching courses in the Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology Program. The second area is performing laboratory technician and administrative duties.

• Participate in Recruiting Activities

• Prepare/Update Materials for Courses Taught

• Maintain/Repair/Build Laboratory Equipment

• Flexibility in Schedule/Able to work evenings and occasional Saturdays if needed

• Maintain a close working relationship with TMMI personnel

• Advise and Monitor Student Progress

• Advise and Schedule Students

• Other duties as opportunities arise

EDUCATION

Minimum of an A.S. Degree directly related to Industrial Maintenance

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of three year’s work experience directly working with automation technology used in manufacturing. Must be proficient in troubleshooting electrical, mechanical, and fluid power systems.

Direct Work Experience in the Following Areas:

• Electrical/Electronic Control Circuits

• Mechanical Drive Systems

• Fluid Power

• Motor Control System

• 3 Phase Power

• PLC Programming

• Industrial Robot Programming

• Process Control

• Industrial Networking

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, official college transcripts, and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline for first consideration is May 15, 2015. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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