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Instructor - Lifetime Learning

Company: Ball State University
Location: Muncie
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Job Description:

Position Information
Forbes has ranked Ball State University as the fourth-best midsized employer-and the only recognized education institution-in the State of Indiana. Learn More

Position Title
Instructor - Lifetime Learning

About this Opportunity
Ball State University's Lifetime Learning is seeking dynamic and engaging adjuncts to instruct professional development workshops, continuing education course(s), and/ or customized training sessions.

Ball State University and Our Pledge for the Future
Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University's ambitious goals for our second century:

---We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
---We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
---We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.
And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values , we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one's home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence.We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master's, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

Inclusive Excellence Statement
At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.

  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Retirement
  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Professional Development

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    Appointment Type

    Length of Appointment
    Less than a semester

    Ball State University's Lifetime Learning is seeking dynamic and engaging adjuncts to instruct professional development workshops, continuing education course(s), and/ or customized training sessions. Our goal is to make sure that our participants walk away with valuable information that they can apply in the workplace and/or learn important life skills.

    The following is a partial list of subject areas that we are seeking adjunct instructors:

    • Customer Service
    • Human Resource Management
    • Board Management/Non-Profit Fundraising
    • Accounting
    • Healthcare Administration
    • OSHA
    • Government Administration
    • Digital Marketing/Management
    • School Administration Leadership
    • Agricultural Sciences (farming innovation)
    • Clean Energy
    • Manufacturing Production Supervision
    • Supply Chain and Logistics
    • Food and Beverage Management

      Minimum Qualifications
      • Master's degree from an accredited institution
      • 3 years of experience instructing in the subject area
      • Experience designing, developing, and implementing training materials
      • Ability to deliver training material using a variety of learning techniques
      • Have a strong command of presentation software(s) and technology

        Authorization to work in the US
        Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

        Preferred Qualifications

        Required Certifications/Licensures

        Pre-Employment Screening
        Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

        Position Title(s) Supervised

        EEO Statement
        Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

        Division of Lifetime Learning:175030

        College/Department Information

        Department Email or Phone Number

        Posting Detail Information

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        Number of Vacancies

        Desired Start Date

        Position End Date

        Posting Date

        Applications Accepted Through Date

        Open Until Filled

        Consideration Date: to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the date indicated here. (Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.)

        Information regarding transcripts
        The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

        Special Instructions Summary
        In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.

        Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

        Supplemental Questions

        Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

        Applicant Documents

        Required Documents
      • Cover Letter
      • Resume Optional Documents
      • Undergraduate Transcripts
      • Master's Transcripts
      • Doctorate Transcripts
      • Letter of Recommendation 1
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Inclusive Excellence Statement

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