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Online Adjunct Faculty for Health and Wellness

Position Deleted on 4/26/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Faculty - Health - Health Education & Promotion
Location: Online
Status: Temporary
Position Type: Online Adjunct

University Profile
Founded in 1920, Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church. IWU is the largest school in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) with over 3,200 traditional students on the main Marion, Indiana campus and another 12,200 adult learners at regional sites throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio, and online.

Within the state of Indiana, IWU has become the fastest-growing university and the largest private university in total enrollment. IWU is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the Best in the Midwest master's universities, is listed among "America's 100 Best College Buys," and is recognized as a certified "Best Christian Workplace".

Position Description
Adjunct faculty of the School of Liberal Arts will be responsible to teach adult students curriculum established by IWU in our facilitator model of instruction as opportunities become available.

Adjunct faculty members will:
  • Demonstrate expertise in their content area
  • Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities
  • Motivate students to actively participate in all aspect of the educational process.
  • Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and learning outcomes.
  • Utilize appropriate technology for instruction (e.g. Power-point, Blackboard, Internet Resources)
  • Incorporate Biblical principles into their content area
  • Communicate with all IWU constituents in a professional and academic manner
  • Take advantage of teaching moments and other communication opportunities through the use of weekly announcements and emails.
  • Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors.
  • Respond to student questions within 24 hours of requests.
  • Grade student assignments, giving substantive feedback and critical evaluation, within one week of the due date for the assignment.
  • Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies
  • Fulfill three faculty development sessions per year.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.
Required Skills
According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in the field and related work experience
  • Also considered, Ph.D. or terminal degree with minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field and related work experience or a Master's Degree with minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field and related work experience
Additional Qualifications:
  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • An ability to model and communicate the Christian experience to students as related to life and learning
  • Competence in MS Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint).
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Do not send resume or supplemental materials to IWU until requested by the Faculty Recruiting Department. Candidates will be contacted personally with additional instructions if needed.

Indiana Wesleyan University may contact you if your credentials qualify for another position.
The final candidate(s) selected must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screen.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed evangelical Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Indiana Wesleyan University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other administered programs, and all phases of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment. As an equal opportunity employer, Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 or other federal, state, or local laws or executive orders except as claimed in a filed religious exemption. Indiana Wesleyan University affirms its position as a Christian University of the liberal arts and asserts its rights to employ persons who subscribe to the intent, mission, and doctrinal position stated in the university catalog. The President, the Administrative Officers, and all persons who have hiring authority will maintain and implement personnel policies and practices to assure that affirmative action/equal opportunity is being actively implemented and that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion shall suffer any form of discrimination. Indiana Wesleyan University will take appropriate steps to provide reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities so long as doing so does not cause Indiana Wesleyan University an undue hardship.
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