Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

current employment opportunities

Huntington University currently has the following career positions open:

Faculty Positions 

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Staff Positions

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Click to download   Supplemental Application for Resident Directors in PDF format.

Click to download Mission, Faith, Philosophy, Community booklet in PDF format. 


Occupational Therapy Faculty

The Huntington University Entry Level Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Program is seeking qualified applicants for a full time tenure track faculty position as Occupational Therapy Faculty for the Occupational Therapy Department, to begin no later than August 2015.
Successful applicants must possess an earned doctorate in occupational therapy or a related field; licensure as an occupational therapist in Indiana; preferably 5 years or more of clinical experience; and graduate level teaching in pediatrics, technology, or mental health. A record of scholarly productivity or potential to develop an active research program and/or professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. Preference will be given to candidates with a doctoral degree and teaching experience in an academic program and whose background, experience and interests complement those of current faculty members.

Primary responsibilities are in the area of student advising, research, and teaching. We look for an individual who shares a vision of integrated education, practice, and scholarship in fieldwork. The ability to integrate faith and learning is also essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, commitment to the responsible stewardship of University resources and its mission, a strong desire to serve others and a lifestyle consistent with the purpose of Huntington University.
Huntington’s OTD program is housed in purposefully designed space on the campus of Parkview Hospital Randallia in nearby Fort Wayne, Immersion within the largest health care system in NE Indiana provides unique opportunities for research, collaboration and practice for students and faculty members. Huntington University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University’s main campus is located in northeast Indiana. For more information, contact Dr. Ruth Ford at ruth.ford@huntington.edu or 260-359-4345.

Visit http://www.huntington.edu/HR/Employment-Opportunities/ for information on the University and to download a faculty application. Letters of interest with a completed application form, curriculum vitae and references, should be addressed to:

Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Nursing Adjunct Faculty - Medical/Surgical

Huntington University and the Department of Nursing is seeking an adjunct faculty to provide clinical instruction in Fall 2014 for Adult Health clinicals.  Responsibilities include supervising students in the clinical setting, student evaluation, and grading assignments.

Potential candidates must hold, or be eligible to hold, an unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the State of Indiana and hold, or be actively working toward, a master of science in nursing degree from an accredited university. The candidate must have two to three years of experience in the medical/surgical field and a commitment to Christian faith and faith-learning integration.

To apply, please send a letter of intent, a curriculum vita, and a completed application form, to Dr. Margaret Winter, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington University, Huntington, IN 46570 or attached to an email mwinter@huntington.edu. Review of applicants commences immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Founding Director, Institute for Agricultural Studies

Huntington University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the founding Director for its new Institute in Agricultural Studies. Responsibilities will include engaging the agricultural community, working with faculty to shape the curriculum, launching and administering an Agribusiness academic program for fall 2015, teaching in the program, and joining university leadership in promoting the new Institute.


Faith, family, and farming have always been uniquely connected. The Institute for Agricultural Studies will promote a Christian perspective on agriculture, which recognizes our responsibility to be good stewards of God’s creation and to examine questions of sustainability and justice. The Agribusiness program is intended to meet the growing need for agribusiness professionals and is anticipated to include concentrations in business innovation and entrepreneurship, communications and public policy, crop production, agricultural education, and ministry and missions. www.huntington.edu/agricultural-institute/

Successful candidates are expected to have experience in agribusiness/agriculture education. A Ph.D. in an agribusiness-related discipline (such as agricultural business, agricultural economics, agronomy) is preferred although other candidates with significant relevant experience will be considered. The Institute for Agricultural Studies will be created in fall 2014 and this position will be filled as soon as possible. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. This is an 11-month position. Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and completed faculty application form should be emailed to mwanous@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. The deadline for applications is October 31, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately. 


Psychology Faculty

Huntington University anticipates an opening for a tenure track position in the psychology department, beginning in August 2015.  The ideal candidate will be one who is gifted in teaching and mentoring students, is active in scholarship in the discipline, and is excited about conducting research with students.

Responsibilities will include teaching research methods and other courses in the psychology program, depending upon program needs and the background of the candidate. The candidate will supervise internships, take students to conferences and coordinate student research in the psychology program.

Successful candidates are expected to have an appreciation for teaching psychology within a liberal arts context. A Ph.D. in psychology is preferred.  Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents.  Huntington University is an equal opportunity employer.  Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and completed faculty application form should be emailed to mwanous@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750.  For full consideration, applications should be received by September 26, 2014.


Assistant Professor of Digital Media ArtsAnimation/Gaming

The Department of Digital Media Arts at Huntington University welcomes applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in digital media arts beginning in August 2015. Primary responsibilities may include teaching 3D character animation for games and video, game design, and 2D computer animation/motion graphics. Final responsibilities will be dependent on the strengths of the candidate.

The Digital Media Arts department currently consists of four faculty members offering a Digital Media Arts major with a concentration in Animation, Film Production, Film Studies, and Broadcast-Fusion Media. There are currently 140 DMA majors in the department.
See http://www.huntington.edu/digital-media/

Successful candidates will have an MFA (or near completion) and animation and/or gaming studio production experience in: 3D character animation, 3D modeling for games, game design, game authoring, and VFX and motion graphics. Primary software tools are Maya, Mudbox, Z-Brush, Unity, and the Adobe Creative Suite. We are seeking an energetic, student-centered, effective teacher-mentor with commitment to evangelical Christian faith, faith-learning integration, and liberal arts education.

Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, faculty application form (found above), digital portfolio and link to website showing work, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Professor of TheatreTechnical Director

The Department of Theatre Arts at Huntington University welcomes applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Theatre and Technical Director to begin August 2015.

This appointment is full-time, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An MFA is required, professional or college-level design/TD experience preferred. Expertise and skills in one or more of the following areas: scenic, lighting, sound or production management is highly desirable. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission. See www.huntington.edu/theatre/.

Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, dynamic leadership abilities and the desire to educate young designers and technicians with passion and effectiveness. The successful candidate will function as technical director for the departmental season, oversee design student projects, maintain theatre and studio spaces and inventory, supervise all scene shop student workers, manage shop and production budgets, and work directly with designers and directors to establish build priorities. The candidate will normally teach two courses each semester in design and technology and will have opportunities to design in the departmental season, in accordance with training, skills, and experience.
Fringe benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, faculty application form (found above), portfolio and/or website, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  


VP of Enrollment Management & Marketing

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) located in Huntington, IN. We are seeking a person to serve in the position of Vice President of Enrollment Management & Marketing. This position is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of student recruitment, admissions, and financial aid programs at Huntington University for both the adult and graduate programs and for providing leadership in the University’s media relations department, student success area, and in the University’s all-institutional marketing efforts.

Candidates must have a strong personal commitment and faith in Jesus Christ and a demonstrated understanding of Christian higher education with an earned master’s degree or equivalent. A commitment to stewardship of University resources, a student-centered focus, and a strong desire to serve others are pivotal for the candidate. Strong leadership skills; working knowledge of demographics and enrollment trends in Christian higher education, familiarities with the geographic area of Huntington University’s primary constituency (Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania), and administrative ability to manage a complex marketing operation are critical skills that the successful candidate will bring. Significant and successful experience in directing an admissions operation or related experience and experience in both undergraduate and graduate enrollment management are essential. This position demands excellent analytical, communication, human relations, and management skills.

Key responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to serving as chief enrollment officer with advising to the President, Board of Trustees, and committees; supervision and leadership for responsible personnel; designing, executing and monitoring the recruiting system for undergraduate and graduate programs; working with the president and others in updating and implementing the institutional marketing plan; coordinating efforts of the media relations office; providing executive leadership to the University’s financial aid program; providing assistance to the University’s student success efforts; and managing and preparing annual budgets and reports. This position serves as a member of the President’s senior leadership team.

Benefits include retirement contributions, medical, life and disability insurance, and tuition remission.

Huntington University offers graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University has approximately 1200 students and 57 faculty.

A letter of interest with resume, a minimum of five personal and business references and a fully completed staff application (found at www.huntington.edu) should be addressed to:

Human Resources
Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750
or attached to an email: prudy@huntington.edu

Applications are due by October 31st, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately.
In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Huntington University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in its policies, practices or procedures. It maintains a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of handicap in its educational programs, admissions procedures and its employment practices, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008. It is committed to providing the optimum employee safety and health in keeping with sound business practice and the requirements of the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act. ober 10th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  


Assistant Professor of Political Science

The Department of History and Political Science at Huntington University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Political Science, beginning Fall 2015. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctorate in Political Science or a related field, and should be familiar with methods of historical scholarship. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses in Historical Perspectives on Culture and Civilization and upper-level courses in the candidate’s field, as well as supporting courses in the university’s Criminal Justice program.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about teaching and is an effective teacher-scholar. Huntington University is a Christian university and seeks applicants committed to its evangelical Christian mission, faith-learning integration, and liberal arts education. The department has a strong track record of preparing students for advanced work in law, political science and other social sciences. See www.huntington.edu/political-science/ and www.huntington.edu/pre-law/. For questions about the department, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Webb, Department Chair, at jwebb@huntington.edu.

Benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical, life and disability insurance, and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents. Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The Huntington University faculty application form may be found at www.huntington.edu/HR/Employment-Opportunities/

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, application form, and the names and contact information for three references should be sent to dean@huntington.edu (email preferred), or mailed to Dr. Michael Wanous, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Huntington University, 2303 College Avenue, Huntington, IN 46750. Review of applicants will begin on October 17th, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.


Director of Financial Aid

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). We are seeking a person to serve in the role of Director of Financial Aid. The Director of Financial Aid manages all aspects of the Financial Aid Office and supervises a staff of three. The position reports to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing.

Candidates must have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, a commitment to stewardship, and a strong desire to serve others. A Master’s degree or equivalent is preferred; a Bachelor’s degree is required. Qualified candidates must have administrative ability to manage an effective financial aid operation, have significant and successful experience in the financial aid or related professional area, possess excellent analytical, communication, human relations, and management skills, utilize a high level of problem solving skill and have the ability to execute multiple projects and tasks concurrently. The candidate must have knowledge and proficiency in general software products (Microsoft Office Suite and Windows environments) and Department of Education software solutions/interfaces (COD, NSLDS, FAA Access, and EDExpress). Experience with Jenzabar’s CX ERP and Cognos or other higher education ERPs or report writing solutions recommended.

Key areas of responsibility include oversight for compliance with federal, state and University regulations, development of financial aid programs that support the University’s mission, administer programs within established scholarship budgets, evaluate effectiveness of financial aid programs, establish budgets in relation to enrollment, oversight of endowment and athletic scholarships, creating financial packages for students, management and leadership of financial aid department staff, packaging new and returning students in a timely fashion and in conjunction with targeted financial aid parameters, and other duties as required. A more detailed job description is available to qualified applicants.

This is a full-time, 12-month per year position with employee benefits. Fringe benefits include but are not limited to 403b employer contributions, medical, life and disability insurance and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents.

An application and the job posting can be found at http://www.huntington.edu/HR/Employment-Opportunities/.

To apply send a letter, application and resume to:
Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086

Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin.


Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). We are seeking a person to serve in the role of Assistant Director of Financial Aid. The Assistant Director of Financial Aid provides support to the Director of Financial Aid in oversight, aid processing, reporting, fund reconciliation and leadership of the office. The Assistant Director is also responsible for providing in-depth information regarding financial aid policies and programs to assist students and families with financial aid procedures.

Candidates must have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, a commitment to stewardship, and a strong desire to serve others. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Qualified candidates must possess strong communication, interpersonal and teaming skills, a high level of critical thinking, process evaluation, and analytical skills and be able to execute multiple projects and tasks concurrently. A minimum of three years of financial aid experience is required. The candidate must have knowledge and proficiency in general software products (Microsoft Office Suite and Windows environments) and Department of Education software solutions/interfaces (COD, NSLDS, FAA Access, and EDExpress). Experience with Jenzabar’s CX ERP and Cognos or other higher education ERPs or report writing solutions recommended.

Key areas of responsibility include assisting the director with counseling current and prospective students and families in financial aid policies and procedures, interfacing with internal offices in regards to financial aid, processing federal verification and request letters, monthly reconciliation of federal, state, and institutional funds, packaging financial aid awards, processing Return of Title IV Fund calculations, electronic data transmissions, maintaining competence in financial aid regulations and best practices, and providing training to other financial aid staff and university offices related to financial aid. A more detailed job description is available to qualified applicants.

This is a full-time, 12-month per year position with employee benefits. Fringe benefits include but are not limited to 403b employer contributions, medical, life and disability insurance and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents.

For more information on Huntington University and to download an application, visit our website at http://www.huntington.edu/HR/Employment-Opportunities/

To apply send a letter, staff application and resume to:
Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086

Huntington University, in its employment practices, does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, or national origin.


Registration Services Coordinator

Huntington University is seeking a person to serve in the full time role of Registration Services Coordinator. This position assists with routine operations of the Registrar’s office including records maintenance, advising and registration, office communications, institutional reporting, and publications. The position is under the direct supervision of the Registrar.

Candidates must have a strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a desire to serve others and a commitment to being a faithful steward of university resources. Strong communication, interpersonal and team work skills along with excellent organizational and problem solving skills and the ability to execute multiple projects and tasks concurrently are required. Good secretarial skills are necessary and a friendly, courteous, helpful demeanor is essential. Good computer literacy including proficiency with email and Microsoft Office programs are necessary. Candidates must highly value customer service, be able to work under pressure and demonstrate accuracy and dependability. One to two years of support experience in an office setting and an associate’s degree or some college courses are preferred.

Key areas of responsibility include assisting with the creation, maintenance, and verification of computerized student records, performing general office and clerical duties and providing assistance with office communication and publications. This may also include assistance with special events such as commencement or freshman registration. A more detailed job description is available from the Human Resource Office.

This is a full-time, 37 hour per week/52 week per year position with employee benefits. Fringe benefits include but are not limited to 403b employer retirement contributions, medical, life and disability insurance and traditional undergraduate tuition remission for dependents.

Letters of interest with a completed application form (found above) and resume should be addressed to:

 
Human Resource Office
Huntington University
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, Indiana 46750

Or email information to prudy@huntington.edu or fax (260) 359-4086.