Ottawa University (Ottawa, Kansas Residential Campus), seeks candidates and/or nominations for a full-time ART (Teaching Faculty Position) with assignment in the University’s School of Arts and Sciences.
This position will be assigned the appropriate faculty rank and faculty status based on teaching experience and academic credentials. The successful candidate will contribute to a robust Art program through teaching both lower and upper level courses. Teaching load may also include a course in the liberal arts.
Ottawa University’s multi-campus system supports an enrollment of more than 4,000 students. With the participation of this faculty member in the School of Arts and Sciences, Ottawa University will continue the one-hundred and fifty-three year tradition of producing exceptional and highly capable leaders who impact local, national and international business, education, government, human services, law, medicine, science, and the fine arts. A tradition recognized throughout the world by Ottawa University graduates and their colleagues.
The successful candidate for this full-time, 9-month, faculty position will demonstrate an understanding of the liberal arts teaching environment, possess an MFA or related degree, provide evidence of strong undergraduate teaching abilities, and demonstrate commitment to the liberal arts education. The successful candidate will have an interest in working with undergraduate-level learners in both the classroom and online environments as a part of a campus which strives for a collegial work environment and requires an active level of participation with residential life student programming.
Founded in 1865, Ottawa University (www.ottawa.edu) is a not-for-profit, comprehensive university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA. The University’s traditional campus is located in Ottawa, Kansas. In addition to the traditional campus, Ottawa University offers innovative, flexible adult education programs for both the bachelors and masters degree level at its campuses located within the United States and through online degree programs throughout the U.S. Ottawa University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
Building on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry, Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity. The University’s Code of Conduct and Ethics interprets this mission as it applies to the everyday decisions, behaviors and actions of those within the community. All members of the Ottawa University Community are responsible for sustaining the highest ethical standards of the University, and of the broader communities in which it functions.
A completed Application for Employment is required at http://www.ottawa.edu/Careers as a part of the application process. Candidates should attach to the application a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment. Any additional information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.
Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, ethnicity, family and marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.