Full-Time Faculty, Christian Ministry - School of Service & Leadership

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Full-Time Faculty, Christian Ministry - School of Service & Leadership

Position Summary:

Indiana Wesleyan University’s National and Global Campus, Department of Religion seeks a Full Time Faculty person.This person will teach and assist in program oversight of undergraduate ministry programs, elective Bible, Philosophy, and Religion courses, oversee Key Adjunct or Affiliate Faculty, and assist in developing new programs.The candidate will have 2 or more years of teaching experience including online. They will have an appropriate Masters degree with a doctorate preferred.Local church ministry experience in a large church or mega-church is also preferred.

Reporting Relationships:

This Full Time Faculty Person reports the Director of Religion Programs in the School of Service and Leadership, National and Global Campus.

Education Requirements:

Masters Degree appropriate to field of instruction required

Doctorate appropriate to field of instruction preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses as agreed with the Director of Religion Programs
  • Oversight of Christian Ministry program(s), Program Assessment and resulting curriculum revisions as prescribed by Annual and Comprehensive Assessments
  • Partner in building a shared vision for expansion of new programs within the Department of Religion
  • Oversight and development of Key Adjunct/Affiliate Faculty who assist them in program teaching, curriculum revision, and assessment
  • Serve on select administrative councils, committees, and boards at Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Skillfully work in conjunction with other personnel in the Department of Religion


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


    Master’s degree appropriate to the field ofteaching required
    Doctorate appropriate to the field of teaching preferred


    Two or more years of experience teaching including online
    Local church ministry experience in a large or mega-church is preferred
    Experience building healthy organizational cultures and relationships

Required Skills

    People development skills
    Supervisory skills
    Effective at Teamwork
    High relational skills
    Leadership and strategic oversight skills


Indiana Wesleyan University, in covenant with God’s reconciling work and in accordance with the biblical principles of our historic Wesleyan tradition, commits to build a community that reflects Kingdom diversity.We will foster an intentional environment for living, teaching, and learning, which exhibits honor, respect, and dignity.Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth.We refute ignorance and isolation, and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement that exhibits Christ’ commandment to love all humankind


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Job No:
Posted: 8/10/2019
Application Due: 9/4/2019
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