Faculty Support Specialist - Faculty Services

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Faculty Support Specialist - Faculty Services

Position Summary:

The faculty support specialist is responsible for the key faculty coordination activities, including scheduling assigned instructors to courses, assisting faculty with resolving problems, and processing adjunct instructor payroll. The faculty support specialist will periodically review instructor’s activity to ensure that expectations set by the schools for instructing the course are met.

Reporting Relationships:

Reports to the Coordinator, Faculty Services

Education Requirements:

Associate degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Identify courses in need of faculty, send offers and confirmations to adjunct instructors
    Locate substitute or replacement instructors as needed
    Ensure faculty have the correct materials-order and follow-up
    Provide pre-determined resources at the time of scheduling
    Review faculty course schedules to comply with ACA guidelines regularly
    Assign position codes
    Assign mentors for new hires or to experienced faculty that are teaching in a format for the first time.
  • Enter adjunct pay for courses assigned
Review available data to support the systematic review of faculty effectiveness. Other duties as assigned


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.


    Experience in higher education preferred
    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set and reset priorities in a fast-paced, multi-task work environment
  • Ability to attend to details with a high level of accuracy
  • Sensitivity for managing confidential information
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel
  • Experience working within a database environment helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies or issues and propose solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently


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: 2/24/2021
Application Due: 5/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time