Program Director, Engineering

Job description

Program Director, Engineering


The School of Physical and Applied Sciences at Indiana Wesleyan University on the traditional, residential campus, is seeking the inaugural Program Director for an undergraduate general engineering program with potential mechanical and electrical concentrations. This individual has the opportunity to develop a unique Christ-centered undergraduate engineering program at an institution that is committed to innovative approaches for the education and training of future engineers. Candidates should show a willingness to collaborate with other campus programs, including art and design, as well as a desire to emphasize student thriving and inclusive excellence.

Ideal candidates will show evidence of a personal faith in Jesus Christ, comfort with the Wesleyan perspective, and a commitment to liberal learning as well as a fully integrated life of faith and work, embracing God’s purpose individually and collaboratively. Applicants who bring diverse ethnic, racial and gender perspectives to their scholarship and teaching are especially encouraged to apply.


PhD preferred. Applicants who are ABD or who have a master’s degree with previous experience in higher education will be considered.


Development and supervision of engineering program curriculum according to ABET accreditation standards

Engage in teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate majors on the residential Marion, Indiana campus


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.


Candidates with practical experience in engineering with teaching experience are preferred

Experience with ABET accreditation standards preferred

Required Skills

Applicants should demonstrate the ability to combined engaged teaching with scholarly endeavors


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 4/9/2020
Application Due: 11/3/2020
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