Full Time Professor for the School of Business

Dec 22, 2021

Position Description:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

To Apply

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If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at 918-335-6273 or humanresources@okwu.edu


As a biblically-centered Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.

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