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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION / COSTUME CONSTRUCTION

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The Communication & Theatre Department of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill one Communication faculty member position at the Assistant Professor rank. This is a full time faculty, non-tenure track position, reporting to the Chair of the Communication & Theatre Department.

Job Requirements/Experience

• Ability to teach Costume Construction I and II is required.

• Qualified to teach the basic Speech class is required.

• Experience costuming theatrical productions is preferred.

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Speech Communication or Communication Studies, or a degree in one of the Social Sciences & Performing Arts College Departments: Communication & Theatre, Education, Economics, Sociology, History/Political Science, Psychology, or Music is required.

• Knowledge or experience in assessment methods is a plus.

• Experience with academic advising is preferred.

• All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.

Skills/Abilities

• Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline and a deep commitment to fostering student success.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

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

• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Primary responsibilities

• Teach 3-4 undergraduate courses per semester: costume construction, speech, and a course in the applicant’s degree area.

• Costume three theatrical productions a year

• Develop curriculum and instructional materials

• Work with students of varied backgrounds

• Evaluate student performance and assign grades

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

• Engage in assessment of student learning

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

• Serve on college committees and accept special assignments related to the academic community

• Maintain seven on-campus office hours per week

• Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chair of the Communication & Theatre Department or the Dean of the College

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

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

• 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

Salary Range

Commensurate with degree and experience

Deadline/Consideration

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, but those received after May 1, 2014 will not be guaranteed consideration.

Prerequisite(s)

This position requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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ASL FACULTY CHAIRPERSON

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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY ASL FACULTY CHAIRPERSON

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The faculty member will fulfill his/her responsibilities for effective teaching and the facilitation of student learning, which include activities such as:

• Possess near native fluency in American Sign Language

• Meeting all classes at the appointed time and for the scheduled amount of time

• Show evidence of teaching in a bilingual learning environment

• Grading students according to established criteria

• Being prepared for classes with appropriate handouts, laboratory materials, tests, and syllabi that are clear, consistent, and current

• Following institutional standards and procedures for grade reporting

• Evaluate incoming students to determine program placement and design program to meet student’s needs

• Fulfilling responsibility of release time and assigned tasks

• Creating a positive classroom climate that facilitates student learning

• Assessing student learning outcomes

• Be a consultant to VU ASL colleagues

• Teach at nontraditional times, days, and sites

• Being student-centered in decisions to accommodate student needs

• Show evidence of professional growth in teaching methods of American Sign Language

• Willing to become involved in the daily affairs, growth, and coordination of the department and participation in campus affairs with increasing levels of responsibility

• Commit working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning, and service to students

• Demonstrate involvement with the Deaf community such as participation in Deaf events or related activities at the college level and/or community.

• Perform other duties consistent with faculty job description as stated in faculty job contract

• Collect and maintain inventory of resources

• Develop and tweak an ASL instructional curriculum

• Teach students in courses as assigned

• Use variety of modalities to promote authentic learning

• Incorporate student retention activities as a component of course structure

• Accommodate diversity of learning styles and limitations

• Develop presentations that are enthusiastic, stimulating, thought provoking, and engaging to students

• Maintain professionalism on the job

• Assist with Open House, New Student Orientation, and Graduation

• Promote a positive and productive work environment with teachers, staff, and visitors

• Schedule, coordinate, and screen ASL/English interpreters for student and staff class assignments

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree or Ph.D Degree from a regionally accredited college or university: preferably in Deaf Studies/ASL or a related field and a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Deaf Studies/ASL, ASL Linguistics, or ASL as a Second Language Teaching

    ASL Proficiency Score:  4.5 or Higher           

    ASLTA Professional Certification and Experience with interactive lab instruction; experience with technology specific to Deaf individuals.

    Minimum of 5 years of experience in post-secondary or professional setting

    Minimum of 5 years of experience in coordinating, directing, and initiating program-centered criteria.

    Experience with interactive lab instruction;  experience with technology specific to Deaf individuals, knowledge in current ASL trends, awareness of post-secondary school state requirements, ability to advise students with courses, coordinate housing for dorm students, addressing parent concerns.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or by email jobs@vinu.edu Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

AA/EOE

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American Sign Language Faculty

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VINCENNES UNIVERSITY ASL (AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE) FACULTY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The faculty member will fulfill his/her responsibilities for effective teaching and the facilitation of student learning, which include activities such as:

• Possess near native fluency in American Sign Language

• Meeting all classes at the appointed time and for the scheduled amount of time

• Show evidence of teaching in a bilingual learning environment

• Grading students according to established criteria

• Being prepared for classes with appropriate handouts, laboratory materials, tests, and syllabi that are clear, consistent, and current

• Following institutional standards and procedures for grade reporting

• Evaluate incoming students to determine program placement and design program to meet student’s needs

• Fulfilling responsibility of release time and assigned tasks

• Creating a positive classroom climate that facilitates student learning

• Assessing student learning outcomes

• Be a consultant to VU ASL colleagues

• Teach at nontraditional times, days, and sites

• Being student-centered in decisions to accommodate student needs

• Show evidence of professional growth in teaching methods of American Sign Language

• Willing to become involved in the daily affairs, growth, and coordination of the department and participation in campus affairs with increasing levels of responsibility

• Commit working effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes teaching, learning, and service to students

• Demonstrate involvement with the Deaf community such as participation in Deaf events or related activities at the college level and/or community.

• Perform other duties consistent with faculty job description as stated in faculty job contract

• Collect and maintain inventory of resources

• Develop and tweak an ASL instructional curriculum

• Teach students in courses as assigned

• Use variety of modalities to promote authentic learning

• Incorporate student retention activities as a component of course structure

• Accommodate diversity of learning styles and limitations

• Develop presentations that are enthusiastic, stimulating, thought provoking, and engaging to students

• Maintain professionalism on the job

• Assist with Open House, New Student Orientation, and Graduation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree preferably in Deaf Studies and/or ASL from a regionally accredited college or university.

ASL Proficiency Score: 4.5 or Higher

EXPERIENCE:     Minimum of 5 years of experience in a post-secondary or professional setting

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree preferably in Deaf Studies/ASL or a related field and a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Deaf Studies/ASL, ASL Linguistics, or ASL as a Second Language Teaching

ASLTA Professional Certification and Experience with interactive lab instruction; experience with technology specific to Deaf individuals.

VU is committed to diversity in the college community.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or by email jobs@vinu.edu Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

AA/EOE

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Law Enforcement

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Vincennes University’s Law and Safety Department is seeking applicants to fill three full-time faculty positions in Law Enforcement. These are nine-month positions with fringe benefits, starting August 2014. The individual for each 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 candidates 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, but will consider a Bachelor’s degree in the field plus experience and/or appropriate certifications

• 5 years’ experience in law enforcement

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills

• Excellent organization and problem-solving skills

• Familiarity with ILEA standards

• Forensics experience 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 Human Resources Office, Vincennes University, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu.

Applications will be received until the positions are filled. Deadline for first consideration is April 30, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising.

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Conservation Law Enforcement

(Faculty)

Vincennes University’s Law and Safety Department is seeking applicants to fill a full-time faculty position in Conservation Law Enforcement. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits, starting August 2014. The individual for this position will be responsible for teaching courses within the Conservation Law Enforcement degree program. 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 conservation law students

• Schedule classes

• Oversee program curriculum

• Secure adjunct faculty

• Participate in departmental, college, and university committee work

• Participate in recruitment and retention activities

• 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, but will consider Bachelor’s degree in field with experience and/or appropriate certifications

• 5 years’ experience in conservation law enforcement

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills

• Excellent organization and problem-solving skills

• Wildlife criminal investigation experience

• Knowledge of wildlife management techniques

• Specialized certifications are a plus

• Online teaching experience a plus

• Forensics 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 Human Resources Office, Vincennes University, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email jobs@vinu.edu. Applications will be received until the positions are filled. Deadline for first consideration is April 30, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising.

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Speech/Interpersonal Communication - VU Jasper Campus

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PRIMARY FUNCTION: Teach Communications (Speech & Interpersonal Communication) and related classes at the Jasper Campus and at other sites as assigned.

Vincennes University is a public, two-year institution offering transfer courses and career-technical programs leading to associate degrees, as well as selected baccalaureate degrees. The Jasper Campus is located in Jasper, Indiana. The institution emphasizes excellence in teaching and learning.

Course assignments may include Speech, Interpersonal Communication. Faculty members are expected to provide an effective teaching environment that is conducive to student learning. The classroom and coursework should contain elements that recognize and enhance components of the learning process, employ effective delivery of instructional materials, and are responsive to the personal and professional needs of students.

Applicants should have a master's degree in Communications with 18 graduate credits or a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate credits in Communications or related field. Preference will be given to applicants qualified to teach in multiple disciplines. Applicants should have teaching experience, preferably at the college level.

Contractual Obligations: The faculty member will fulfill his/her responsibilities for effective teaching and the facilitation of student learning, which include activities such as:

•Teaching students in courses as assigned

•Meeting all classes at the appointed time and for the scheduled amount of time

•Holding office hours

•Grading students according to established criteria

•Being prepared for classes with appropriate handouts, laboratory materials, tests, and syllabi that are clear, consistent, and current

•Following institutional standards and procedures for grade reporting

•Providing the respective dean, department chair, and each student with a copy of the syllabus for each class

•Fulfilling responsibility of release time and assigned tasks

•Creating a positive classroom climate that facilitates student learning

•Assessing student learning outcomes

•Utilizing current knowledge and relevant examples

•Being student-centered in decisions to accommodate student needs

•Engaging in professional development to remain current in the discipline and in teaching/learning

•Providing the division office with copies of final exams

•Maintaining academic standards established in the discipline

•Engaging in recruiting, advising and retention activities

•Serving on department, division and university committees

•Assisting in assessment of courses and curricula

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

POLICY FORMATION: Participate in policy development through the University’s governance structure.

POLICY INTERPRETATION: Apply policies as defined in the University Handbook.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION: MASTER’S DEGREE WITH A MINIMUM OF 18 GRADUATE CREDIT HOURS IN THE FIELD TO BE TAUGHT.

EXPERIENCE: College level teaching experience preferred. Work experience in the field to be taught is desirable.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Excellent communication skills required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Mathematics skills appropriate to the subject.

REASONING SKILLS: Excellent reasoning skills required.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Excellent interpersonal skills required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Moderate lifting and moving.

Submit required documentation to:

Vincennes University Office of Human Resources 1002 N. First Street Vincennes, IN 47591 - or - via email: jobs@vinu.edu

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Deadline/Consideration

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 1, 2014.

Prerequisite(s)

This position requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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Social Work/Sociology - VU Jasper Campus

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PRIMARY FUNCTION: Teach Social Work/Sociology and related classes at the Jasper Campus and at other sites as assigned. Faculty members are expected to provide an effective teaching environment that is conducive to student learning. The classroom and coursework should contain elements that recognize and enhance components of the learning process, employ effective delivery of instructional materials, and are responsive to the personal and professional needs of students.

Applicants should have a master's degree in social work or related field with 18 graduate credits in social work or sociology. Licensure at the LCSW level is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants qualified to teach in multiple disciplines (graduate credits in psychology or other field). Applicants should have teaching experience, preferably at the college level, and work experience outside of education.

Contractual Obligations:

The faculty member will fulfill his/her responsibilities for effective teaching and the facilitation of student learning, which include activities such as:

•Teaching students in social work/sociology and related courses as assigned

•Meeting all classes at the appointed time and for the scheduled amount of time

•Holding office hours

•Grading students according to established criteria

•Being prepared for classes with appropriate handouts, laboratory materials, tests, and syllabi that are clear, consistent, and current

•Following institutional standards and procedures for grade reporting

•Providing the respective dean, department chair, and each student with a copy of the syllabus for each class

•Fulfilling responsibility of release time and assigned tasks

•Creating a positive classroom climate that facilitates student learning

•Assessing student learning outcomes

•Utilizing current knowledge and relevant examples

•Being student-centered in decisions to accommodate student needs

•Engaging in professional development to remain current in the discipline and in teaching/learning

•Providing the division office with copies of final exams

•Maintaining academic standards established in the discipline

•Engaging in recruiting, advising and retention activities

•Serving on department, division and university committees

•Assisting in assessment of courses and curricula

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

POLICY FORMATION: Participate in policy development through the University’s governance structure.

POLICY INTERPRETATION: Apply policies as defined in the University Handbook.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:  Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the field to be taught. 

EXPERIENCE: College level teaching experience preferred. Work experience in the field to be taught is important.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Excellent communication skills required.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Mathematics skills appropriate to the subject.

REASONING SKILLS: Excellent reasoning skills required.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Excellent interpersonal skills required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Moderate lifting and moving.

Submit required documentation to:

Vincennes University Office of Human Resources 1002 N. First Street Vincennes, IN 47591 - or - via email: jobs@vinu.edu

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Deadline/Consideration

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 1, 2014.

Prerequisite(s)

This position requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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Music Theory and Performance

(Faculty)

Position summary

The Music Department of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a Music faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. This is a full time faculty, non-tenure track position, reporting to the Dean of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts. This position is located on the Vincennes Campus.

Job Requirements/Experience

•Master of Music (M.M.) or higher

•Background and/or experience in Music Theory AND ability to teach in a performance area, such as: Brass, Choral, Piano, Strings, Voice, or Woodwinds

•Experience teaching in Higher Education; Community College Experience is a plus

•Experience with and/or expressed willingness to learn Pro Tools is a plus

•Knowledge of assessment and data driven decision making

•Fluency in use of Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Skills/Abilities

•Excellent organizational skills

•Ability to work in an ever changing, fast-paced environment

•Demonstrated excellence in performance (in area of expertise)

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

•Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Primary responsibilities

•Teaching undergraduate courses in Music Theory at the Freshman and Sophomore level

•Organizing and administering Music Theory Placement Exams for incoming students

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

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

•Teaching applied lessons/ensembles/courses in a one of the above listed performance areas (based on need)

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

•Working collaboratively with university, public/private schools

•Participation in Departmental Recruitment activities

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/Recordings

•Letter of application

•Resume or curriculum vitae

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

•Names and contact information of three references

•An audio recording or DVD of a live performance (3 Selections is sufficient)

Other Information

•Candidates invited to campus will be asked to teach a sample class in music theory, and to lead a master class in the their performance area.

Submit required documentation to:

Vincennes University Office of Human Resources 1002 N. First Street Vincennes, IN 47591 - or - via email: jobs@vinu.edu

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Deadline/Consideration

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, but those received after May 1, 2014 will not be guaranteed consideration.

Prerequisite(s)

This position requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

Vincennes University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

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Accounting/Business

(Faculty)

Vincennes University’s Business and Management Department is seeking applicants to fill the position of Faculty in Accounting/Business. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits, starting August 2014.

The individual will be responsible for teaching introductory courses in accounting, various business courses, finance, and business statistics. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester including day, night, and weekend classes. The individual should be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis in Excel, and in QuickBooks.

The successful candidate will advise students in the Business and Management Department, will participate in departmental, divisional, and university committee work, will participate in recruitment and retention activities, will be actively involved in the Vincennes University assessment process, and will be familiar with the ACBSP accreditation requirements. Experience with Blackboard is a plus. The individual will be able to articulate a full understanding of, and an appreciation for, a comprehensive and open-door community college philosophy.

Qualifications and Experience:

• BS in Accounting/Finance with an MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting

• CMA or CPA and 3 or more years work experience in the accounting environment

• Experience as a productive team member

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Evidence of demonstrating initiative

• Extensive business-related software knowledge and technical skills required

• Prior teaching experience

• Prior program and/or course assessment experience is a plus

• Online teaching experience is a plus

The full-time position is available beginning in the fall 2014 semester. Salary and rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Application Process:

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, vita, all college transcripts and professional certifications, and a minimum of 3 reference letters to Vincennes University Human Resources Office, 1002 N. First St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising. The Deadline for first consideration is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Vincennes University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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Information Technology - Security & Support Specialist Program

(Faculty)

Information Technology – Security & Support Specialist Program Faculty

Vincennes University's Information Technology Department is seeking applicants to fill the position of Faculty in Information Technology. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits, starting August 2014.

The individual will be responsible for teaching courses in the Security and Support Specialist degree programs. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester including day, night and weekend classes. The successful individual must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Expertise and industry experience in Operating Systems, Networking Administration, LAN/WAN configuration, security/policy standards and regulations at an enterprise level is a requirement of this position.

The successful candidate will advise students in the Information Technology Department, will participate in departmental, divisional, and University committee work, will participate in recruitment and retention activities, will be actively involved in the Vincennes University assessment process, and will be familiar with the ACBSP accreditation requirements. Experience with Blackboard is a plus. The individual will be able to articulate a full understanding of, and an appreciation for, a comprehensive and open-door community college philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

• BS in Information Technology field with a Masters degree in an Information Technology or related Business field • Prior program and/or course assessment experience

• Experience as a productive team member

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Three or more years work experience in the information technology field

• Certifications are a plus

• Evidence of demonstrating initiative

The full-time position is available beginning in the fall 2014 semester. Salary and rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Vincennes is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Process

The Deadline for first consideration is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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 N. First St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising.

AA/EOE

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Information Technology - Computer Programming & Information Technology Programs

(Faculty)

Information Technology – Computer Programming & Information Technology Faculty

Vincennes University's Information Technology Department is seeking applicants to fill the position of Faculty in Information Technology. This is a nine-month position with fringe benefits, starting August 2014.

The individual will be responsible for teaching courses in the Computer Programming and Information Technology program. The standard teaching load is 15 credit hours per semester including day, night and weekend classes. The successful individual must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Expertise and industry experience in programming applications using the following object oriented languages is required: Visual Basic, C#, Objective C, and Java. Experience developing mobile applications is a plus. A strong understanding of the SDLC and programming design, logic, and methodology will be required of this position.

The successful candidate will advise students in the Information Technology Department, will participate in departmental, divisional, and University committee work, will participate in recruitment and retention activities, will be actively involved in the Vincennes University assessment process, and will be familiar with the ACBSP accreditation requirements. Experience with Blackboard is a plus. The individual will be able to articulate a full understanding of, and an appreciation for, a comprehensive and open-door community college philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

• BS in Information Technology field with a Masters degree in an Information Technology or related Business field

• Prior program and/or course assessment experience

• Experience as a productive team member

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Three or more years work experience in the information technology field

• Certifications are a plus

• Evidence of demonstrating initiative

The full-time position is available beginning in the fall 2014 semester. Salary and rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Vincennes is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Application Process

The Deadline for first consideration is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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 N. First St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising.

AA/EOE

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Faculty in SPEECH/COMMUNICATION

(Faculty)

The Communication & Theatre Department of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill a Speech Communication faculty position. This is a full time, nine-month, non-tenure track position reporting to the Chair of the Communication & Theatre Department.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Speech Communication or Communication Studies, or a degree in a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Communication classes is required.

• Two years of demonstrated success in effective teaching at the collegiate level.

• Knowledge or experience in assessment methods is a plus.

• Experience with academic advising is preferred.

• Ability to teach Speech and Interpersonal Communications required.

• Ability to teach additional courses that support the Communication & Theatre Department will be perceived as a plus, these courses include: Oral Interpretation of Literature, Voice & Articulation, Public Relations, and Costume Construction.

• All candidates interviewed will be required to provide a teaching demonstration.

Skills/Abilities:

• Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline and a deep commitment to fostering student success.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

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

• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Primary responsibilities:

• Teach five undergraduate communication courses per semester.

• Develop curriculum and instructional materials.

• Work with students of varied backgrounds.

• Evaluate student performance and assign grades.

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

• Engage in assessment of student learning.

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

• Serve on college committees and accept special assignments related to the academic community.

• Maintain seven on-campus office hours per week.

• Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chair of the Communication/Theatre Department or the Dean of the College.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or vita, copy of 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 Thursday, May 1, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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Faculty in CHEMISTRY

(Faculty)

The College of Science and Mathematics at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position in the Chemistry Department. This is a full time, nine month, 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.

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. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. Deadline for first consideration is April 15, 2014.

AA/EOE

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Faculty in ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

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ELEMENTARY EDUCATION Faculty

The College of Social Science and Performing Arts at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Elementary Education. This is a full time faculty position with benefits and the future possibility of a tenure track, reporting to the Dean of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• K-6 teaching experience, 5 years minimum

• Master’s degree in elementary education

• Higher education teaching experience

Preferred Requirements:

• PhD, Ed.D., or ABD in field appropriate to the course of study given higher consideration

• Accreditation experience with either The National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) or The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

Skills/Abilities:

• Excellent oral and written communication

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

• Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

Primary responsibilities:

• Teaching undergraduate courses in elementary education

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

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

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

• Working collaboratively with university, public/private schools

• Recruitment

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, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Deadline for first consideration is Friday, April 25, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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Faculty in SOCIOLOGY/SOCIAL WORK

(Faculty)

The College of Social Science and Performing Arts at Vincennes University is seeking applicants for a Sociology/Social Work faculty position. This is a full time faculty, non-tenure track position with benefits, reporting to the Dean of the College of Social Science and Performing Arts.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• Minimum of a Master’s degree Social Work (MSW) from an accredited program • Prefer teaching experience at college level • Knowledge of 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 in a team environment • Ability to manage multiple tasks • Fluency in use of various forms of technology

Primary Responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate courses in Sociology/Social Work • Serve as an academic advisor and participate in related student success activities • Participate in the development and implementation of assessment of learning outcomes at the course, program, college, and university levels. • Participate in service to the university through committees, recruitment, articulation, and promotion activities • Arrange and supervise field placements

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 for first consideration is Friday, April 25, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

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