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FLSA Exempt Salary - Salary negotiable based on experience
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The primary responsibility for this position is to oversee the continuing development of the Counseling and Pastoral Care department. The program coordinator also teaches courses in the program.
Teach a faculty workload of 22 hours per year. These would primarily be undergraduate hours. There may also be opportunities to teach in graduate studies.
Collaborate with the EVP of Academics in hiring faculty (adjunct and otherwise) within the program.
Recruit prospective students into the program through on and off-campus activities.
Provide academic advising to students enrolled in the program (or coordinate with those who are doing advising in the program).
Coordinate with the Academic Office regarding the scheduling of courses and faculty assignments for the major program along with changes in course requirements.
Provide regular program review.
Accept committee assignments, complete student learning assessments and other special responsibilities.
Post and maintain hours available for student consultation and/or counseling.
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.
Demonstrate the ability to integrate and articulate Christian faith within an academically grounded counseling program in a Bible College setting.
Education and Experience:
Preferred: A completed terminal degree in one of the following areas: psychology related field, human services, clinical counseling, pastoral care, marriage and family or social work.
Minimum: Ozark Christian College seeks faculty members who have had experience in ministry as well as an earned graduate degree with at least 18 hours in the area of their teaching. To meet the minimum qualification to teach in the area of professional studies, at least 7 years of experience may be considered in lieu of an earned graduate degree. Because we are training men and women for Christian service we need leaders who are fulfilled and effective in Christian service.
We seek men and women who believe in New Testament Christianity and are actively worshiping and serving in a local congregation and whose moral and personal life is above reproach.
Any environmental demands would be those common to normal teaching duties in the classroom as well as typical office activity. This would include light lifting and activities that are not strenuous in nature.
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.
As a religious educational institution, Ozark Christian College reserves the right to make employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the college’s religious beliefs. Further, as a Christian ministry, the college has the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions based on criteria established by the college.