The Chesapeake Energy School of Business (CESB) at Oklahoma Wesleyan University invites applications for a faculty member that will serve as a program lead for nontraditional programs and teach traditional and non-traditional courses. Areas of specialization are open; however, preference will be given to candidates in finance, economics, and strategic management. A well-qualified candidate will have a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial bent, a critical thinker who combines insight, creativity, innovation, and technology with a practical approach to education.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a private, Christian, comprehensive university of liberal arts and professional studies equipping students for a life of Christ-centered leadership and service. The University is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, home of several major industries.
- Coordinate the updating and development of new programs and concentrations for graduate and non-traditional undergraduate CESB programs.
- Teach online and face-to-face undergraduate and graduate level courses as outlined in the business curriculum, emphasizing theoretical as well as experiential learning. A majority of the teaching load will be in graduate and online undergraduate programs.
- Challenge thinking and develop the ability of students to engage in discourse and critical thinking in regard to industry standards and ethical responsibility.
- Provide opportunities for students to practice essential job skills.
- Be committed to service and engagement in the Department, the University, the profession, and the community.
- Collaborate with department faculty in curriculum implementation, student support, and continuous program improvement.
- Advise and mentor business students with academic plans and career readiness.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Candidates with a Ph.D./D.B.A. is highly preferred. Qualified individuals with an MBA in economics/finance plus a combination of extensive teaching and finance industry experience will be considered.
- Candidates need evidence of a strong commitment to teaching in a Christian liberal arts environment. Interacting with students, working collaboratively with faculty from other disciplines, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values, and culture must be a top priority of the candidate.
- Demonstrated teaching ability. Experience with online delivery methods required. OKWU uses BrightSpace LMS.
- A growing Christian faith, and commitment to an integration of faith and learning.
- Active member of an evangelical church, preferably from a Wesleyan-Arminian tradition.
Full-time position. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Telecommuting is an option for the exceptional candidate.