Ozark Christian College
Ozark Christian College is a single-purpose Bible college in Joplin, Missouri.
|Church/Organization Employee||Average Attendance||Location|
|Ozark Christian College||600-700||Joplin, Missouri|
mail [email protected]
|Position Category||Position Title||Position Type||Weekly Hours|
|Para Church Organizations, Christian School||OCC Full-time Faculty||Paid Full-Time||30-40+|
Position Title: Full-time Faculty
Reports to: Executive Vice President of Academics
*This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), will be required to participate in CSA training, and is required to immediately forward all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention to the Clery Compliance Officer.
The role of faculty of Ozark Christian College is one of spiritual leadership as well as academic instruction. Faculty are expected to meet the teaching/classroom expectations, research/service expectations, and participate in shared governance of academics as outlined in the Faculty Handbook. See letter G below for specific areas of interest.
B. Primary Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach a course workload calculation of 24 credit hours per year as assigned by the Academic Dean. This workload may include multiple modalities (online, residential, etc.) and multiple levels (undergraduate and seminary) depending on faculty credentialing and institutional needs
- Available for Faculty Service in order to bless and maintain a close relationship with the church, model Christian service, and recruit future students
- Accept committee assignments, complete student learning assessments, and participate in other activities consistent with being a member of the faculty
- Post and maintain hours available for student consultation and mentoring
- Advise an appropriate number of students
- Affirm agreement with and sign the Statement of Faith
- Abide by all of the policies and procedures in the OCC Personnel Handbook and Faculty Handbook
C. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Up-to-date knowledge related to their academic discipline
- Integrate biblical principles and a Christian worldview into all aspects of education
- Communicate effectively in written and oral forms
- Use appropriate and varied teaching methods
- Keep course materials up-to-date and use instructional technology
- Collaborate with other faculty and staff members
- Maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
- Model a Christ-centered life
D. Supervision (if applicable)
Number of Employees Supervised
Directly: 1 (if faculty member is approved to have a student grader/assistant)
E. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
- Terminal degree in the relevant field of study is preferred. For teaching in seminary programs, a terminal degree is required.
- A master's degree with at least 18 credit hours in the area of instruction is required.
F. Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
This role will routinely work indoors in classrooms, their offices, meeting rooms, and in libraries. They may stand for long periods while teaching in the classroom, but otherwise they may remain seated while at work. The professor will regularly be on a laptop or computer for many of their primary duties. The ability to work from such electronic devices without extreme eye strain or fatigue is a must. In-office work will require the use of standard office equipment such as copiers, landline telephones, and printers. Must be able to travel occasionally for college-related business.
G. Specific Areas of Interest:
Professor of New Testament with an emphasis on Greek language (undergrad and seminary)
Professor of Old Testament (undergrad and seminary)
Professor of Systematic Theology (undergrad and seminary)
Professor of Bible and Ministry (undergrad)
This is a full-time position. To apply, submit the OCC application, cover letter, and CV to [email protected]. Please indicate your specific area of interest (Section G).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER
Ozark Christian College is affiliated with Christian churches and Churches of Christ. Its mission is to train men and women for Christian service. The college seeks to educate and hire individuals who share its core values to accomplish its mission. It is the intent of the college to create and promote a diverse workforce consistent with its stated goals and mission.
It is the policy of Ozark Christian College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in admission and access to educational opportunities, programs, activities, or employment as applicable to ministries in section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended and implementing regulations.