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Supply Chain Logistics Management



Vincennes University Logistics Training and Education Center (VU LTEC) is seeking a full-time non-tenure track faculty member for the Supply Chain Logistics Management program located in Plainfield, Indiana. This position is an on-site position at VU LTEC. This full-time position is responsible for providing both academic (credit) and training (non-credit) instruction to students in order to prepare them for positions in the logistics industry. The faculty member will also be responsible for curriculum development, maintaining accurate and timely student records, attending education and employer fairs, and collaborating with students, staff and industry employers.


This position will report to the Director of Logistics. This individual will interact with students, staff and faculty.


Instruct non-credit courses for the Global Logistics Associate (GLA) program (sponsored by APICS) to a diverse group of students, including sales professionals, high school students, and dislocated workers; instruct other non-credit courses as needed (i.e. Team Lead, Supervisor Training, etc.)

Instruct courses for students pursuing for-credit certificate or associate degree programs in accordance with common course outlines

Ability to teach course content in a variety of formats; ability to teach non-standard work hours (e.g. weekends/nights), if needed  Responsible for curriculum development, including planning, designing, and writing for academic and training programs  Prepare and deliver content via multiple learning modalities (online, in-person, hands-on, etc.) and modes (lecture, discussion, group work)

Provide hands-on instruction on equipment related to the warehousing, material handling, forklift operations, and manufacturing concepts

Responsible for designing, administering and grading all coursework/examinations  Maintain current and accurate student grades, records, and attendance

Coordinate activities of other VU LTEC adjunct faculty members (instruction, curriculum development, etc.)

Work with employers to identify possible training needs to assist in future workforce development

Communicate with Academic Advisor on student learning needs/issues; collaborate with Academic Advisor to develop and implement solutions to student learning needs/issues; advise students as necessary

Participate in professional development learning opportunities as needed; maintain knowledge of current practices in the field  Perform other duties as assigned


The ideal candidate for this position must have the following:

Successful work experience within the logistics industry; specifically, the faculty member will have a significant working knowledge of warehousing, distribution, material handling, and manufacturing concepts.  Understand the concepts of safety, 5S, lean concepts, etc.

Strong understanding of teaching/learning theories and how to actively engage a diverse group of students

Must be an innovative instructor that has the ability to create dynamic curriculum and teach complex concepts in a creative manner

Efficient in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and willingness to learn new computer systems

Ability to handle a substantial caseload with minimal supervision

Must have ability to take initiative and have superior organizational skills; Excellent oral and written skills required


The faculty position will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) or bachelor’s degree plus relevant work experience in area of instruction. Specific professional licensing or certification related to the logistics industry is preferred.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to handle objects, tools or controls, reach with arms, and climb stairs. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.

VU 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. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.



Semester Contract Faculty: Communications - Speech/Interpersonal Communications at VU Jasper


POSITION: Semester Contract Faculty: Communications (Speech/Interpersonal Com)

REPORTS TO: Department Chair, Humanities & Social Science

DEPARTMENT(S): Humanities and Social Science

COLLEGE/AREA: VU Jasper Campus


PRIMARY FUNCTION: Teach Communications (Speech & Interpersonal Communication) and related classes at the Jasper Campus and at other sites as assigned. This is a contract position for Fall 2016; not benefit eligible.

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. 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, and each student with a copy of the syllabus for each class

• 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



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:

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. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.


Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by July 22, 2016.


This position requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.

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


All materials will be kept in strictest confidence. Vincennes University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.